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stabber (Also stabbers) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to stabber

barong

  • noun a knife resembling a cleaver; used in the Philippines

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impulse

  • noun an instinctive motive
    urge.
    • profound religious impulses
  • noun a sudden desire
    caprice; whim.
    • he bought it on an impulse

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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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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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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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go

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

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bomb

  • noun an explosive device fused to explode under specific conditions
  • noun strong sealed vessel for measuring heat of combustion
    bomb calorimeter.

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aggression

  • noun a disposition to behave aggressively
  • noun a feeling of hostility that arouses thoughts of attack
    aggressiveness.

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shedder

  • noun an attacker who sheds or spills blood
    spiller.
    • a great hunter and spiller of blood

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rail-splitter

  • noun a laborer who splits logs to build split-rail fences
    splitter.

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hunting

  • noun the pursuit and killing or capture of wild animals regarded as a sport
    hunt.
  • noun the activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something or someone
    search; hunt.

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snipe

  • noun Old or New World straight-billed game bird of the sandpiper family; of marshy areas; similar to the woodcocks
  • noun a gunshot from a concealed location

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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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pruning_knife

  • noun a knife with a curved or hooked blade

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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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opener

  • noun the first event in a series
    • she played Chopin for her opener
    • the season's opener was a game against the Yankees
  • noun a person who unfastens or unwraps or opens
    undoer; untier; unfastener.
    • children are talented undoers of their shoelaces

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prodding

  • noun a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something
    goading; goad; spurring; prod; spur; urging.
    • the ceaseless prodding got on his nerves
  • verb to push against gently
    prod; nudge; poke at.
    • She nudged my elbow when she saw her friend enter the restaurant

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bolo_knife

  • noun long heavy knife with a single edge; of Philippine origin
    bolo.

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rollback

  • noun the act of forcing the enemy to withdraw
    push back.
  • noun reducing prices back to some earlier level

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jerk

  • noun a dull stupid fatuous person
    dork.
  • noun an abrupt spasmodic movement
    jerking; jolt; saccade.

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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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blast

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

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splitter

  • noun a worker who splits fish and removes the backbone
  • noun a taxonomist who classifies organisms into many groups on the basis of relatively minor characteristics
    divider.

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tear

  • noun a drop of the clear salty saline solution secreted by the lacrimal glands
    teardrop.
    • his story brought tears to her eyes
  • noun an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart
    split; rent; rip; snag.
    • there was a rip in his pants
    • she had snags in her stockings

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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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guy

  • noun an informal term for a youth or man
    bozo; hombre; cat.
    • a nice guy
    • the guy's only doing it for some doll
  • noun an effigy of Guy Fawkes that is burned on a bonfire on Guy Fawkes Day

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harrier

  • noun a persistent attacker
    harasser.
    • the harassers were not members of the regular army
  • noun a hound that resembles a foxhound but is smaller; used to hunt rabbits

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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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flick

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

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force

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

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fence

  • noun a barrier that serves to enclose an area
    fencing.
  • noun a dealer in stolen property

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switchblade

  • noun a pocketknife with a blade that springs open at the press of a button
    flick knife; flick-knife; switchblade knife.

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blitz

  • noun (American football) defensive players try to break through the offensive line
    linebacker blitzing; safety blitz.
  • noun a swift and violent military offensive with intensive aerial bombardment
    blitzkrieg.

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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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jump

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

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rapist

  • noun someone who forces another to have sexual intercourse
    raper.

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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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lurch

  • noun an unsteady uneven gait
    stagger; stumble.
  • noun a decisive defeat in a game (especially in cribbage)

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driving_force

  • noun the act of applying force to propel something
    thrust; drive.
    • after reaching the desired velocity the drive is cut off

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assegai

  • noun the slender spear of the Bantu-speaking people of Africa
    assagai.

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weapon_system

  • noun any instrument or instrumentality used in fighting or hunting
    weapon; arm.
    • he was licensed to carry a weapon

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boost

  • noun the act of giving hope or support to someone
    encouragement.
  • noun an increase in cost
    hike; rise; cost increase.
    • they asked for a 10% rise in rates

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movement

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

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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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pushing

  • noun the act of applying force in order to move something away
    push.
    • he gave the door a hard push
    • the pushing is good exercise
  • verb move with force, "He pushed the table into a corner"
    push; force.

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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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trench_knife

  • noun a knife with a double-edged blade for hand-to-hand fighting

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peeler

  • noun a performer who provides erotic entertainment by undressing to music
    ecdysiast; exotic dancer; striptease; stripteaser; striptease artist; stripper.
  • noun a worker who peels the skins from fruits and vegetables

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khukuri

  • noun a curved steel knife with a razor-sharp edge used in combat by the Gurkhas; has cultural and religious significance in Nepal

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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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shove

  • noun the act of shoving (giving a push to someone or something)
    • he gave the door a shove
  • verb come into rough contact with while moving
    jostle.
    • The passengers jostled each other in the overcrowded train

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shift

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

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muscleman

  • noun a bully employed as a thug or bodyguard
    muscle.
    • the drug lord had his muscleman to protect him
  • noun someone who does special exercises to develop a brawny musculature
    bodybuilder; muscle builder; muscle-builder; musclebuilder.

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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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maul

  • noun a heavy long-handled hammer used to drive stakes or wedges
    sledge; sledgehammer.
  • verb split (wood) with a maul and wedges

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hunting_knife

  • noun a large sharp knife with a handle shaped to fit the grip

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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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rive

  • verb tear or be torn violently
    pull; rend; rip.
    • The curtain ripped from top to bottom
    • pull the cooked chicken into strips
  • verb separate or cut with a tool, such as a sharp instrument
    cleave; split.
    • cleave the bone

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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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campaign

  • noun a race between candidates for elective office
    run; political campaign.
    • I managed his campaign for governor
    • he is raising money for a Senate run
  • noun a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end
    cause; drive; crusade; effort; movement.
    • he supported populist campaigns
    • they worked in the cause of world peace
    • the team was ready for a drive toward the pennant
    • the movement to end slavery
    • contributed to the war effort

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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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iconoclast

  • noun a destroyer of images used in religious worship
    image breaker.
  • noun someone who attacks cherished ideas or traditional institutions

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bust

  • noun a complete failure
    flop; fizzle.
    • the play was a dismal flop
  • noun the chest of a woman
    female chest.

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snub

  • noun an instance of driving away or warding off
    repulse; rebuff.
  • noun a refusal to recognize someone you know
    cut; cold shoulder.
    • the snub was clearly intentional

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plug-ugly

  • noun someone who bullies weaker people
    tough guy.

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cutting_tool

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

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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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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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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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onslaught

  • noun a sudden and severe onset of trouble
  • noun (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons)
    onset; attack; onrush.
    • the attack began at dawn

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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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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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drawshave

  • noun a woodworker's knife to shave surfaces
    drawknife.

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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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outrage

  • noun a feeling of righteous anger
    indignation.
  • noun a wantonly cruel act

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wildcat

  • noun an exploratory oil well drilled in land not known to be an oil field
    wildcat well.
  • noun a cruelly rapacious person
    beast; savage; wolf; brute.

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stick

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

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rubbish

  • noun worthless material that is to be disposed of
    scrap; trash.
  • noun nonsensical talk or writing
    codswallop; wish-wash; trumpery; tripe; applesauce; folderol; trash.

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hurl

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

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baby

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

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effort

  • noun earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something
    try; endeavor; attempt; endeavour.
    • made an effort to cover all the reading material
    • wished him luck in his endeavor
    • she gave it a good try
  • noun use of physical or mental energy; hard work
    exertion; elbow grease; travail; sweat.
    • he got an A for effort
    • they managed only with great exertion

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flak

  • noun a slick spokesperson who can turn any criticism to the advantage of their employer
    flack; flack catcher; flak catcher.
  • noun intense adverse criticism
    fire; flack; attack; blast.
    • Clinton directed his fire at the Republican Party
    • the government has come under attack
    • don't give me any flak

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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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paring_knife

  • noun a small sharp knife used in paring fruits or vegetables
    parer.

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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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fish_knife

  • noun a small table knife with a spatula blade used for eating fish

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elbow

  • noun hinge joint between the forearm and upper arm and the corresponding joint in the forelimb of a quadruped
    elbow joint; cubitus; human elbow; articulatio cubiti; cubital joint.
  • noun a sharp bend in a road or river

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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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pusher

  • noun one who intrudes or pushes himself forward
    thruster.
  • noun an unlicensed dealer in illegal drugs
    drug peddler; drug dealer; drug trafficker; peddler.

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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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slit

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

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rape

  • noun Eurasian plant cultivated for its seed and as a forage crop
    colza; Brassica napus.
  • noun the act of despoiling a country in warfare
    rapine.

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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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prod

  • noun a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something
    goading; goad; spurring; prodding; spur; urging.
    • the ceaseless prodding got on his nerves
  • noun a pointed instrument that is used to prod into a state of motion
    goad.

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bullyboy

  • noun a swaggering tough; usually one acting as an agent of a political faction

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creese

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

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poking

  • noun a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow)
    poke; thrusting; jabbing; thrust; jab.
    • he warned me with a jab with his finger
    • he made a thrusting motion with his fist
  • verb poke or thrust abruptly
    stab; dig; prod; jab; poke.
    • he jabbed his finger into her ribs

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goad

  • noun a pointed instrument that is used to prod into a state of motion
    prod.
  • noun a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something
    goading; spurring; prodding; prod; spur; urging.
    • the ceaseless prodding got on his nerves

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wolf

  • noun any of various predatory carnivorous canine mammals of North America and Eurasia that usually hunt in packs
  • noun Austrian composer (1860-1903)
    Hugo Wolf.

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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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empale

  • verb pierce with a sharp stake or point
    impale; spike; transfix.
    • impale a shrimp on a skewer

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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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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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attempt

  • noun earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something
    try; effort; endeavor; endeavour.
    • made an effort to cover all the reading material
    • wished him luck in his endeavor
    • she gave it a good try
  • noun the act of attacking
    attack.
    • attacks on women increased last year
    • they made an attempt on his life

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laminate

  • noun a sheet of material made by bonding two or more sheets or layers
  • verb create laminate by bonding sheets of material with a bonding material

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rowdy

  • noun a cruel and brutal fellow
    yobo; ruffian; tough; bully; roughneck; hooligan; yob; yobbo.
  • adjective satellite disturbing the public peace; loud and rough
    raucous.
    • a raucous party
    • rowdy teenagers

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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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assailant

  • noun someone who attacks
    attacker; aggressor; assaulter.

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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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night_rider

  • noun member of a secret mounted band in United States South after the American Civil War; committed acts of intimidation and revenge
    nightrider.

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pocketknife

  • noun a knife with a blade that folds into the handle; suitable for carrying in the pocket
    pocket knife.

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transfix

  • verb to render motionless, as with a fixed stare or by arousing terror or awe
    grip; spellbind; fascinate.
    • The snake charmer fascinates the cobra
  • verb pierce with a sharp stake or point
    impale; spike; empale.
    • impale a shrimp on a skewer

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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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move

  • noun the act of deciding to do something
    • he didn't make a move to help
    • his first move was to hire a lawyer
  • noun the act of changing your residence or place of business
    relocation.
    • they say that three moves equal one fire

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paper

  • noun a material made of cellulose pulp derived mainly from wood or rags or certain grasses
  • noun an essay (especially one written as an assignment)
    report; theme; composition.
    • he got an A on his composition

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pitch

  • noun the property of sound that varies with variation in the frequency of vibration
  • noun (baseball) the act of throwing a baseball by a pitcher to a batter
    delivery.

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lapidator

  • noun an attacker who pelts the victim with stones (especially with intent to kill)
    stoner.

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meat_cleaver

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

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goading

  • noun a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something
    goad; spurring; prodding; prod; spur; urging.
    • the ceaseless prodding got on his nerves
  • verb give heart or courage to
    spur; goad.

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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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marlinespike

  • noun a pointed iron hand tool that is used to separate strands of a rope or cable (as in splicing)
    marlingspike; marlinspike.

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strafe

  • noun an attack of machine-gun fire or cannon fire from a low flying airplane
    • the next morning they carried out a strafe of enemy airfields
  • verb attack with machine guns or cannon fire from a low-flying plane
    • civilians were strafed in an effort to force the country's surrender

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pram

  • noun a small vehicle with four wheels in which a baby or child is pushed around
    baby carriage; pusher; baby buggy; pushchair; perambulator; carriage; stroller; go-cart.

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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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cutter

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

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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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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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predator

  • noun someone who attacks in search of booty
    vulture; piranha; marauder.
  • noun any animal that lives by preying on other animals
    predatory animal.

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matchet

  • noun a large heavy knife used in Central and South America as a weapon or for cutting vegetation
    machete; panga.

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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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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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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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panga

  • noun a large heavy knife used in Central and South America as a weapon or for cutting vegetation
    machete; matchet.

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manicure

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

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bread

  • noun food made from dough of flour or meal and usually raised with yeast or baking powder and then baked
    breadstuff; staff of life.
  • noun informal terms for money
    moolah; wampum; clams; gelt; kale; lucre; sugar; dinero; simoleons; loot; boodle; lettuce; dough; shekels; scratch; cabbage; pelf; lolly.

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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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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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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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linoleum_knife

  • noun a knife having a short stiff blade with a curved point used for cutting linoleum
    linoleum cutter.

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fish

  • noun any of various mostly cold-blooded aquatic vertebrates usually having scales and breathing through gills
    • the shark is a large fish
    • in the living room there was a tank of colorful fish
  • noun the flesh of fish used as food
    • in Japan most fish is eaten raw
    • after the scare about foot-and-mouth disease a lot of people started eating fish instead of meat
    • they have a chef who specializes in fish

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baby_carriage

  • noun a small vehicle with four wheels in which a baby or child is pushed around
    pusher; baby buggy; pushchair; perambulator; carriage; pram; stroller; go-cart.

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whip

  • noun an instrument with a handle and a flexible lash that is used for whipping
  • noun a legislator appointed by the party to enforce discipline
    party whip.

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driving

  • noun hitting a golf ball off of a tee with a driver
    drive.
    • he sliced his drive out of bounds
  • noun the act of controlling and steering the movement of a vehicle or animal

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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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trooper

  • noun a soldier in a motorized army unit
    cavalryman.
  • noun a mounted policeman

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slice_up

  • verb cut into slices
    slice.
    • Slice the salami, please

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onrush

  • noun (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons)
    onset; attack; onslaught.
    • the attack began at dawn
  • noun a forceful forward rush or flow
    • from the bow she stared at the mesmerising onrush of the sea where it split and foamed
    • the explosion interrupted the wild onrush of her thoughts

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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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surprise

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

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cause

  • noun events that provide the generative force that is the origin of something
    • they are trying to determine the cause of the crash
  • noun a justification for something existing or happening
    reason; grounds.
    • he had no cause to complain
    • they had good reason to rejoice

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paperknife

  • noun dull knife used to cut open the envelopes in which letters are mailed or to slit uncut pages of books
    letter opener; paper knife.

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bully

  • noun a cruel and brutal fellow
    yobo; ruffian; tough; roughneck; hooligan; rowdy; yob; yobbo.
  • noun a hired thug

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revenge

  • noun action taken in return for an injury or offense
    retaliation.
  • verb take revenge for a perceived wrong
    retaliate; avenge.
    • He wants to avenge the murder of his brother

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cart

  • noun a heavy open wagon usually having two wheels and drawn by an animal
  • noun wheeled vehicle that can be pushed by a person; may have one or two or four wheels
    handcart; go-cart; pushcart.
    • he used a handcart to carry the rocks away
    • their pushcart was piled high with groceries

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drawknife

  • noun a woodworker's knife to shave surfaces
    drawshave.

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graze

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

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baby_buggy

  • noun a small vehicle with four wheels in which a baby or child is pushed around
    baby carriage; pusher; pushchair; perambulator; carriage; pram; stroller; go-cart.

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blister

  • noun a flaw on a surface resulting when an applied substance does not adhere (as an air bubble in a coat of paint)
  • noun (botany) a swelling on a plant similar to that on the skin

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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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spill

  • noun liquid that is spilled
    • clean up the spills
  • noun a channel that carries excess water over or around a dam or other obstruction
    wasteweir; spillway.

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penknife

  • noun a small pocketknife; originally used to cut quill pens

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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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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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abuse

  • noun cruel or inhumane treatment
    maltreatment; ill-treatment; ill-usage.
    • the child showed signs of physical abuse
  • noun a rude expression intended to offend or hurt
    revilement; vilification; contumely; insult.
    • when a student made a stupid mistake he spared them no abuse
    • they yelled insults at the visiting team

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catling

  • noun a long double-edged knife used for amputations

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lancet

  • noun an acutely pointed Gothic arch, like a lance
    lancet arch.
  • noun a surgical knife with a pointed double-edged blade; used for punctures and small incisions
    lance.

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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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jackknife

  • noun a large knife with one or more folding blades
    clasp knife.
  • noun a dive in which the diver bends to touch the ankles before straightening out

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belligerent

  • noun someone who fights (or is fighting)
    scrapper; combatant; fighter; battler.
  • adjective satellite characteristic of an enemy or one eager to fight
    aggressive.
    • aggressive acts against another country
    • a belligerent tone

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bombard

  • noun a large shawm; the bass member of the shawm family
    bombardon.
  • verb cast, hurl, or throw repeatedly with some missile
    pelt.
    • They pelted each other with snowballs

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table_knife

  • noun a knife used for eating at dining table

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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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open

  • noun a clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water
    clear.
    • finally broke out of the forest into the open
  • noun where the air is unconfined
    out-of-doors; open air; outdoors.
    • he wanted to get outdoors a little
    • the concert was held in the open air
    • camping in the open

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system

  • noun instrumentality that combines interrelated interacting artifacts designed to work as a coherent entity
    • he bought a new stereo system
    • the system consists of a motor and a small computer
  • noun a group of independent but interrelated elements comprising a unified whole
    scheme.
    • a vast system of production and distribution and consumption keep the country going

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attack

  • noun (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons)
    onset; onrush; onslaught.
    • the attack began at dawn
  • noun an offensive move in a sport or game
    • they won the game with a 10-hit attack in the 9th inning

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storm

  • noun a violent weather condition with winds 64-72 knots (11 on the Beaufort scale) and precipitation and thunder and lightning
    violent storm.
  • noun a violent commotion or disturbance
    tempest.
    • the storms that had characterized their relationship had died away
    • it was only a tempest in a teapot

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pocket_knife

  • noun a knife with a blade that folds into the handle; suitable for carrying in the pocket
    pocketknife.

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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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butter

  • noun an edible emulsion of fat globules made by churning milk or cream; for cooking and table use
  • noun a fighter who strikes the opponent with his head

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pare

  • verb decrease gradually or bit by bit
    pare down.
  • verb cut small bits or pare shavings from
    whittle.
    • whittle a piece of wood

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thruster

  • noun one who intrudes or pushes himself forward
    pusher.
  • noun a small rocket engine that provides the thrust needed to maneuver a spacecraft

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bulldog

  • noun a sturdy thickset short-haired breed with a large head and strong undershot lower jaw; developed originally in England for bull baiting
    English bulldog.
  • verb attack viciously and ferociously

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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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perambulator

  • noun a small vehicle with four wheels in which a baby or child is pushed around
    baby carriage; pusher; baby buggy; pushchair; carriage; pram; stroller; go-cart.

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assagai

  • noun the slender spear of the Bantu-speaking people of Africa
    assegai.

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rebuff

  • noun a deliberate discourteous act (usually as an expression of anger or disapproval)
    slight.
  • noun an instance of driving away or warding off
    repulse; snub.

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scalpel

  • noun a thin straight surgical knife used in dissection and surgery

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moss-trooper

  • noun a marauder and plunderer (originally operating in the bogs between England and Scotland)

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aggressor

  • noun someone who attacks
    attacker; assailant; assaulter.
  • noun a confident assertive person who acts as instigator

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project

  • noun any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted
    undertaking; task; labor.
    • he prepared for great undertakings
  • noun a planned undertaking
    projection.

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assaulter

  • noun someone who attacks
    attacker; assailant; aggressor.

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impale

  • verb pierce with a sharp stake or point
    spike; empale; transfix.
    • impale a shrimp on a skewer
  • verb kill by piercing with a spear or sharp pole
    stake.
    • the enemies were impaled and left to die

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flick-knife

  • noun a pocketknife with a blade that springs open at the press of a button
    flick knife; switchblade; switchblade knife.

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butcher_knife

  • noun a large sharp knife for cutting or trimming meat

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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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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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ram

  • noun a tool for driving or forcing something by impact
  • noun the most common computer memory which can be used by programs to perform necessary tasks while the computer is on; an integrated circuit memory chip allows information to be stored or accessed in any order and all storage locations are equally accessible
    read/write memory; random memory; random access memory; random-access memory.

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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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rent

  • noun a payment or series of payments made by the lessee to an owner for use of some property, facility, equipment, or service
  • noun an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart
    tear; split; rip; snag.
    • there was a rip in his pants
    • she had snags in her stockings

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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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tough_guy

  • noun someone who bullies weaker people
    plug-ugly.

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onset

  • noun the beginning or early stages
    oncoming.
    • the onset of pneumonia
  • noun (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons)
    attack; onrush; onslaught.
    • the attack began at dawn

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jostle

  • noun the act of jostling (forcing your way by pushing)
    jostling.
  • verb make one's way by jostling, pushing, or shoving
    • We had to jostle our way to the front of the platform

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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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cleft

  • noun a split or indentation in something (as the palate or chin)
  • noun a long narrow opening
    crevice; scissure; fissure; crack.

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ambuscade

  • noun the act of concealing yourself and lying in wait to attack by surprise
    lying in wait; ambush; trap.
  • verb wait in hiding to attack
    scupper; lie in wait; lurk; bushwhack; ambush; waylay.

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rider

  • noun a traveler who actively rides an animal (as a horse or camel)
  • noun a clause that is appended to a legislative bill

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lunger

  • noun someone who moves forward suddenly (as in fencing)
  • noun a person with pulmonary tuberculosis
    tubercular; consumptive.

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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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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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scupper

  • noun drain that allows water on the deck of a vessel to flow overboard
  • verb wait in hiding to attack
    lie in wait; lurk; bushwhack; ambush; waylay; ambuscade.

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assault

  • noun close fighting during the culmination of a military attack
  • noun a threatened or attempted physical attack by someone who appears to be able to cause bodily harm if not stopped

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barrage

  • noun the rapid and continuous delivery of linguistic communication (spoken or written)
    outpouring; onslaught; bombardment.
    • a barrage of questions
    • a bombardment of mail complaining about his mistake
  • noun the heavy fire of artillery to saturate an area rather than hit a specific target
    battery; barrage fire; bombardment; shelling.
    • they laid down a barrage in front of the advancing troops
    • the shelling went on for hours without pausing

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skinner

  • noun a person who prepares or deals in animal skins
  • noun United States actor (1858-1942)
    Otis Skinner.

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device

  • noun an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose
    • the device is small enough to wear on your wrist
    • a device intended to conserve water
  • noun something in an artistic work designed to achieve a particular effect

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machete

  • noun a large heavy knife used in Central and South America as a weapon or for cutting vegetation
    panga; matchet.

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clasp

  • noun a fastener (as a buckle or hook) that is used to hold two things together
  • noun the act of grasping
    grip; clutches; clutch; clench; grasp; hold.
    • he released his clasp on my arm
    • he has a strong grip for an old man
    • she kept a firm hold on the railing

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drive

  • noun the act of applying force to propel something
    thrust; driving force.
    • after reaching the desired velocity the drive is cut off
  • noun a mechanism by which force or power is transmitted in a machine
    • a variable speed drive permitted operation through a range of speeds

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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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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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standoff

  • noun the finish of a contest in which the score is tied and the winner is undecided
    tie; draw.
    • the game ended in a draw
    • their record was 3 wins, 6 losses and a tie
  • noun the act of repulsing or repelling an attack; a successful defensive stand
    repulsion.

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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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stoner

  • noun an attacker who pelts the victim with stones (especially with intent to kill)
    lapidator.
  • adjective satellite of any of various dull tannish or grey colors
    stone.

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bait

  • noun anything that serves as an enticement
    come-on; lure; sweetener; hook.
  • noun something used to lure fish or other animals into danger so they can be trapped or killed
    decoy; lure.

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violation

  • noun a crime less serious than a felony
    infraction; infringement; misdemeanor; misdemeanour.
  • noun an act that disregards an agreement or a right
    infringement.
    • he claimed a violation of his rights under the Fifth Amendment

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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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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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flack

  • noun a slick spokesperson who can turn any criticism to the advantage of their employer
    flack catcher; flak; flak catcher.
  • noun intense adverse criticism
    fire; attack; blast; flak.
    • Clinton directed his fire at the Republican Party
    • the government has come under attack
    • don't give me any flak

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parang

  • noun a stout straight knife used in Malaysia and Indonesia

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blackguard

  • noun someone who is morally reprehensible
    bounder; dog; hound; heel; cad.
    • you dirty dog
  • verb subject to laughter or ridicule
    laugh at; make fun; ridicule; poke fun; roast; guy; rib; jest at.
    • The satirists ridiculed the plans for a new opera house
    • The students poked fun at the inexperienced teacher
    • His former students roasted the professor at his 60th birthday

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spurring

  • noun a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something
    goading; goad; prodding; prod; spur; urging.
    • the ceaseless prodding got on his nerves
  • verb incite or stimulate
    spur.
    • The Academy was formed to spur research

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slop

  • noun wet feed (especially for pigs) consisting of mostly kitchen waste mixed with water or skimmed or sour milk
    pigwash; swill; slops; pigswill.
  • noun deep soft mud in water or slush
    mire.
    • they waded through the slop

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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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piranha

  • noun someone who attacks in search of booty
    vulture; predator; marauder.
  • noun small voraciously carnivorous freshwater fishes of South America that attack and destroy living animals
    caribe; pirana.

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jam

  • noun preserve of crushed fruit
  • noun informal terms for a difficult situation
    kettle of fish; mess; fix; muddle; hole; pickle.
    • he got into a terrible fix
    • he made a muddle of his marriage

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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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darter

  • noun fish-eating bird of warm inland waters having a long flexible neck and slender sharp-pointed bill
    snakebird; anhinga.
  • noun a person or other animal that moves abruptly and rapidly
    • squirrels are darters

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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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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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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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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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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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hostility

  • noun a hostile (very unfriendly) disposition
    ill will.
    • he could not conceal his hostility
  • noun a state of deep-seated ill-will
    enmity; antagonism.

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pocket

  • noun a small pouch inside a garment for carrying small articles
  • noun an enclosed space
    sac; pouch; sack.
    • the trapped miners found a pocket of air

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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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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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carving_knife

  • noun a large knife used to carve cooked meat

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stuff

  • noun the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object
    material.
    • coal is a hard black material
    • wheat is the stuff they use to make bread
  • noun miscellaneous unspecified objects
    • the trunk was full of stuff

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ravishment

  • noun a feeling of delight at being filled with wonder and enchantment
    entrancement.
  • noun the crime of forcing a woman to submit to sexual intercourse against her will
    violation; assault; rape.

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cleavage

  • noun the state of being split or cleft
    • there was a cleavage between the liberal and conservative members
  • noun the breaking of a chemical bond in a molecule resulting in smaller molecules

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steak

  • noun a slice of meat cut from the fleshy part of an animal or large fish

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paper_knife

  • noun dull knife used to cut open the envelopes in which letters are mailed or to slit uncut pages of books
    letter opener; paperknife.

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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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letter_opener

  • noun dull knife used to cut open the envelopes in which letters are mailed or to slit uncut pages of books
    paperknife; paper knife.

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bread_knife

  • noun a knife used to cut bread

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arm

  • noun a human limb; technically the part of the superior limb between the shoulder and the elbow but commonly used to refer to the whole superior limb
  • noun any projection that is thought to resemble a human arm
    limb; branch.
    • the arm of the record player
    • an arm of the sea
    • a branch of the sewer

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steak_knife

  • noun a sharp table knife used in eating steak

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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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clasp_knife

  • noun a large knife with one or more folding blades
    jackknife.

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torpedo

  • noun a professional killer who uses a gun
    hit man; gunslinger; hired gun; shooter; gun; triggerman; hitman; gunman; gun for hire.
  • noun a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the United States
    wedge; bomber; hero; sub; hero sandwich; poor boy; submarine; zep; Cuban sandwich; grinder; hoagie; Italian sandwich; hoagy; submarine sandwich.

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surgical_knife

  • noun a very sharp knife used in surgery

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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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poniard

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

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cleave

  • verb separate or cut with a tool, such as a sharp instrument
    rive; split.
    • cleave the bone
  • verb make by cutting into
    • The water is going to cleave a channel into the rock

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sheath_knife

  • noun a knife with a fixed blade that is carried in a sheath
    case knife.

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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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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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torture

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

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bludgeoner

  • noun an assailant who uses a bludgeon

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tough

  • noun someone who learned to fight in the streets rather than being formally trained in the sport of boxing
    street fighter.
  • noun an aggressive and violent young criminal
    strong-armer; goon; punk; hoodlum; thug; toughie; hood.

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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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firewall

  • noun (colloquial) the application of maximum thrust
    • he moved the throttle to the firewall
  • noun (computing) a security system consisting of a combination of hardware and software that limits the exposure of a computer or computer network to attack from crackers; commonly used on local area networks that are connected to the internet

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nudger

  • noun someone who nudges; someone who gives a gentle push
    • he needs a regular nudger to keep him awake

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ambusher

  • noun an attacker who waits in a concealed position to launch a surprise attack

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javelin

  • noun an athletic competition in which a javelin is thrown as far as possible
  • noun a spear thrown as a weapon or in competitive field events

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table

  • noun a set of data arranged in rows and columns
    tabular array.
    • see table 1
  • noun a piece of furniture having a smooth flat top that is usually supported by one or more vertical legs
    • it was a sturdy table

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snag

  • noun a sharp protuberance
  • noun a dead tree that is still standing, usually in an undisturbed forest
    • a snag can provide food and a habitat for insects and birds

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submarine

  • noun a submersible warship usually armed with torpedoes
    U-boat; sub; pigboat.
  • noun a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the United States
    wedge; bomber; hero; sub; hero sandwich; poor boy; zep; Cuban sandwich; grinder; torpedo; hoagie; Italian sandwich; hoagy; submarine sandwich.

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bowie_knife

  • noun a stout hunting knife with a single edge

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splatter

  • noun the noise of something spattering or sputtering explosively
    spatter; spattering; sputter; sputtering; splattering; splutter.
    • he heard a spatter of gunfire
  • noun a small quantity of something moist or liquid
    splash; dab.
    • a dab of paint
    • a splatter of mud
    • just a splash of whiskey

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counterattack

  • noun an attack by a defending force against an attacking enemy force in order to regain lost ground or cut off enemy advance units etc.
    countermove.
  • noun (chess) an attack that is intended to counter the opponent's advantage in another part of the board
    counterplay.

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skinhead

  • noun a young person who belongs to a British or American group that shave their heads and gather at rock concerts or engage in white supremacist demonstrations

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fire

  • noun the event of something burning (often destructive)
    • they lost everything in the fire
  • noun the act of firing weapons or artillery at an enemy
    firing.
    • hold your fire until you can see the whites of their eyes
    • they retreated in the face of withering enemy fire

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thrusting

  • noun a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow)
    poke; poking; jabbing; thrust; jab.
    • he warned me with a jab with his finger
    • he made a thrusting motion with his fist
  • verb push forcefully
    thrust.
    • He thrust his chin forward

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gas

  • noun the state of matter distinguished from the solid and liquid states by: relatively low density and viscosity; relatively great expansion and contraction with changes in pressure and temperature; the ability to diffuse readily; and the spontaneous tendency to become distributed uniformly throughout any container
    gaseous state.
  • noun a fluid in the gaseous state having neither independent shape nor volume and being able to expand indefinitely

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attacker

  • noun someone who attacks
    assailant; aggressor; assaulter.

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gad

  • noun a sharp prod fixed to a rider's heel and used to urge a horse onward
    spur.
    • cowboys know not to squat with their spurs on
  • noun an anxiety disorder characterized by chronic free-floating anxiety and such symptoms as tension or sweating or trembling or lightheadedness or irritability etc that has lasted for more than six months
    generalized anxiety disorder; anxiety reaction.

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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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case

  • noun an occurrence of something
    instance; example.
    • it was a case of bad judgment
    • another instance occurred yesterday
    • but there is always the famous example of the Smiths
  • noun a special set of circumstances
    event.
    • in that event, the first possibility is excluded
    • it may rain in which case the picnic will be canceled

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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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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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cannonade

  • noun intense and continuous artillery fire
    drumfire.
  • verb attack with cannons or artillery

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ugly

  • adjective displeasing to the senses
    • an ugly face
    • ugly furniture
  • adjective satellite inclined to anger or bad feelings with overtones of menace
    surly.
    • a surly waiter
    • an ugly frame of mind

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cast

  • noun the actors in a play
    cast of characters; dramatis personae.
  • noun container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens
    mould; mold.

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torment

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

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riposte

  • noun a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one)
    rejoinder; return; counter; retort; replication; comeback.
    • it brought a sharp rejoinder from the teacher
  • noun (fencing) a counterattack made immediately after successfully parrying the opponents lunge

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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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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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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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nightrider

  • noun member of a secret mounted band in United States South after the American Civil War; committed acts of intimidation and revenge
    night rider.

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sheath

  • noun a protective covering (as for a knife or sword)
  • noun an enveloping structure or covering enclosing an animal or plant organ or part
    case.

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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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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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dishonor

  • noun a state of shame or disgrace
    dishonour.
    • he was resigned to a life of dishonor
  • noun lacking honor or integrity
    dishonour.

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butcher

  • noun a retailer of meat
    meatman.
  • noun a brutal indiscriminate murderer

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split

  • noun extending the legs at right angles to the trunk (one in front and the other in back)
  • noun a bottle containing half the usual amount

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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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raid

  • noun a sudden short attack
    maraud; foray.
  • noun an attempt by speculators to defraud investors

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vulture

  • noun any of various large diurnal birds of prey having naked heads and weak claws and feeding chiefly on carrion
  • noun someone who attacks in search of booty
    predator; piranha; marauder.

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rail

  • noun a barrier consisting of a horizontal bar and supports
    railing.
  • noun short for railway
    • he traveled by rail
    • he was concerned with rail safety

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impulsion

  • noun a force that moves something along
    impetus; drift.
  • noun the act of applying force suddenly
    impetus; impulse.
    • the impulse knocked him over

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beast

  • noun a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
    animate being; brute; animal; fauna; creature.
  • noun a cruelly rapacious person
    savage; wolf; brute; wildcat.

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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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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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vitriol

  • noun (H2SO4) a highly corrosive acid made from sulfur dioxide; widely used in the chemical industry
    oil of vitriol; sulfuric acid; sulphuric acid.
  • noun abusive or venomous language used to express blame or censure or bitter deep-seated ill will
    invective; vituperation.

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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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kirpan

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

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weapon

  • noun any instrument or instrumentality used in fighting or hunting
    arm; weapon system.
    • he was licensed to carry a weapon
  • noun a means of persuading or arguing
    artillery.
    • he used all his conversational weapons

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fighting

  • noun the act of fighting; any contest or struggle
    scrap; combat; fight.
    • a fight broke out at the hockey game
    • there was fighting in the streets
    • the unhappy couple got into a terrible scrap
  • verb be engaged in a fight; carry on a fight
    contend; struggle; fight.
    • the tribesmen fought each other
    • Siblings are always fighting
    • Militant groups are contending for control of the country

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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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push_back

  • noun the act of forcing the enemy to withdraw
    rollback.
  • verb cause to move back by force or influence
    repulse; beat back; repel; drive; force back.
    • repel the enemy
    • push back the urge to smoke
    • beat back the invaders

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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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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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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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linoleum_cutter

  • noun a knife having a short stiff blade with a curved point used for cutting linoleum
    linoleum knife.

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blow

  • noun a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon
    • a blow on the head
  • noun an impact (as from a collision)
    bump.
    • the bump threw him off the bicycle

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impetus

  • noun a force that moves something along
    drift; impulsion.
  • noun the act of applying force suddenly
    impulse; impulsion.
    • the impulse knocked him over

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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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nudge

  • noun a slight push or shake
    jog.
  • verb to push against gently
    prod; poke at.
    • She nudged my elbow when she saw her friend enter the restaurant

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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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wounding

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

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poke_at

  • verb to push against gently
    prod; nudge.
    • She nudged my elbow when she saw her friend enter the restaurant

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pushchair

  • noun a small vehicle with four wheels in which a baby or child is pushed around
    baby carriage; pusher; baby buggy; perambulator; carriage; pram; stroller; go-cart.

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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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shout

  • noun a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition
    cry; call; outcry; vociferation; yell.
    • the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience
  • verb utter in a loud voice; talk in a loud voice (usually denoting characteristic manner of speaking)
    • My grandmother is hard of hearing--you'll have to shout

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case_knife

  • noun a metal blade with a handle; used as cutlery
  • noun a knife with a fixed blade that is carried in a sheath
    sheath knife.

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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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dart

  • noun a small narrow pointed missile that is thrown or shot
  • noun a tapered tuck made in dressmaking

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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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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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shoulder

  • noun the part of the body between the neck and the upper arm
  • noun a cut of meat including the upper joint of the foreleg

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roughneck

  • noun a cruel and brutal fellow
    yobo; ruffian; tough; bully; hooligan; rowdy; yob; yobbo.

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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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nose

  • noun the organ of smell and entrance to the respiratory tract; the prominent part of the face of man or other mammals
    olfactory organ.
    • he has a cold in the nose
  • noun a front that resembles a human nose (especially the front of an aircraft)
    • the nose of the rocket heated up on reentry

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night

  • noun the time after sunset and before sunrise while it is dark outside
    dark; nighttime.
  • noun a period of ignorance or backwardness or gloom

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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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tumble

  • noun an acrobatic feat of rolling or turning end over end
  • noun a sudden drop from an upright position
    fall; spill.
    • he had a nasty spill on the ice

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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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hassle

  • noun an angry disturbance
    bother; trouble; fuss.
    • he didn't want to make a fuss
    • they had labor trouble
    • a spot of bother
  • noun disorderly fighting
    tussle; dogfight; scuffle; rough-and-tumble.

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hurtle

  • verb move with or as if with a rushing sound
    • The cars hurtled by
  • verb make a thrusting forward movement
    lunge; thrust; hurl.

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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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savage

  • noun a member of an uncivilized people
    barbarian.
  • noun a cruelly rapacious person
    beast; wolf; brute; wildcat.

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scald

  • noun a burn cause by hot liquid or steam
  • noun the act of burning with steam or hot water

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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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pelt

  • noun the dressed hairy coat of a mammal
    fur.
  • noun body covering of a living animal
    hide; skin.

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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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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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pepper

  • noun climber having dark red berries (peppercorns) when fully ripe; southern India and Sri Lanka; naturalized in northern Burma and Assam
    common pepper; Piper nigrum; black pepper; Madagascar pepper; white pepper.
  • noun any of various tropical plants of the genus Capsicum bearing peppers
    capsicum; capsicum pepper plant.

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peel

  • noun the rind of a fruit or vegetable
    skin.
  • noun British politician (1788-1850)
    Sir Robert Peel; Robert Peel.

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butter_knife

  • noun a small knife with a dull blade; for cutting or spreading butter

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hooligan

  • noun a cruel and brutal fellow
    yobo; ruffian; tough; bully; roughneck; rowdy; yob; yobbo.

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bolo

  • noun a cord fastened around the neck with an ornamental clasp and worn as a necktie
    bola; bolo tie; bola tie.
  • noun long heavy knife with a single edge; of Philippine origin
    bolo knife.

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yobbo

  • noun a cruel and brutal fellow
    yobo; ruffian; tough; bully; roughneck; hooligan; rowdy; yob.

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flick_knife

  • noun a pocketknife with a blade that springs open at the press of a button
    switchblade; flick-knife; switchblade knife.

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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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yobo

  • noun a cruel and brutal fellow
    ruffian; tough; bully; roughneck; hooligan; rowdy; yob; yobbo.

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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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surround

  • noun the area in which something exists or lives
    environment; surroundings; environs.
    • the country--the flat agricultural surround
  • verb extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle
    skirt; ring; border; environ.
    • The forest surrounds my property

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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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ambush

  • noun the act of concealing yourself and lying in wait to attack by surprise
    lying in wait; ambuscade; trap.
  • verb wait in hiding to attack
    scupper; lie in wait; lurk; bushwhack; waylay; ambuscade.

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repulsion

  • noun the force by which bodies repel one another
    repulsive force.
  • noun intense aversion
    horror; revulsion; repugnance.

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spiller

  • noun an attacker who sheds or spills blood
    shedder.
    • a great hunter and spiller of blood
  • noun a long fishing line with many shorter lines and hooks attached to it (usually suspended between buoys)
    setline; trawl; trawl line; trotline.

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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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letter

  • noun a written message addressed to a person or organization
    missive.
    • mailed an indignant letter to the editor
  • noun the conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech
    alphabetic character; letter of the alphabet.
    • his grandmother taught him his letters

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combat_injury

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

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harasser

  • noun a persistent tormentor
  • noun a persistent attacker
    harrier.
    • the harassers were not members of the regular army

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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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spikelet

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

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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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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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brute

  • noun a cruelly rapacious person
    beast; savage; wolf; wildcat.
  • noun a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
    animate being; beast; animal; fauna; creature.

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fight

  • noun a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war
    battle; engagement; conflict.
    • Grant won a decisive victory in the battle of Chickamauga
    • he lost his romantic ideas about war when he got into a real engagement
  • noun the act of fighting; any contest or struggle
    scrap; combat; fighting.
    • 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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raper

  • noun someone who forces another to have sexual intercourse
    rapist.

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marauder

  • noun someone who attacks in search of booty
    vulture; predator; piranha.

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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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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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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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buggy

  • noun a small lightweight carriage; drawn by a single horse
    roadster.
  • adjective satellite informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
    loco; wacky; loopy; bats; haywire; nuts; balmy; kooky; nutty; barmy; around the bend; kookie; loony; whacky; crackers; round the bend; daft; dotty; batty; cracked; fruity; bonkers.
    • it used to drive my husband balmy

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plague

  • noun a serious (sometimes fatal) infection of rodents caused by Yersinia pestis and accidentally transmitted to humans by the bite of a flea that has bitten an infected animal
    pestilence; pestis; pest.
  • noun any epidemic disease with a high death rate
    pestilence; pest.

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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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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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go-cart

  • noun an enclosing framework on casters or wheels; helps babies learn to walk
    walker; baby-walker.
  • noun wheeled vehicle that can be pushed by a person; may have one or two or four wheels
    handcart; cart; pushcart.
    • he used a handcart to carry the rocks away
    • their pushcart was piled high with groceries

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maraud

  • noun a sudden short attack
    raid; foray.
  • verb raid and rove in search of booty
    • marauding rebels overran the countryside

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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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rush

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

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swagger

  • noun an itinerant Australian laborer who carries his personal belongings in a bundle as he travels around in search of work
    swaggie; swagman.
  • noun a proud stiff pompous gait
    prance; strut.

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flit

  • noun a sudden quick movement
    dart.
  • noun a secret move (to avoid paying debts)
    • they did a moonlight flit

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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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carriage

  • noun a railcar where passengers ride
    coach; passenger car.
  • noun a vehicle with wheels drawn by one or more horses
    rig; equipage.

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jabbing

  • noun a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow)
    poke; thrusting; poking; thrust; jab.
    • he warned me with a jab with his finger
    • he made a thrusting motion with his fist
  • verb poke or thrust abruptly
    stab; dig; prod; jab; poke.
    • he jabbed his finger into her ribs

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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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urging

  • noun a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something
    goading; goad; spurring; prodding; prod; spur.
    • the ceaseless prodding got on his nerves
  • noun the act of earnestly supporting or encouraging

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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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repulse

  • noun an instance of driving away or warding off
    snub; rebuff.
  • verb force or drive back
    repel; drive back; rebuff; fight off.
    • repel the attacker
    • fight off the onslaught
    • rebuff the attack

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ruffian

  • noun a cruel and brutal fellow
    yobo; tough; bully; roughneck; hooligan; rowdy; yob; yobbo.

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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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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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crusade

  • noun a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end
    campaign; cause; drive; effort; movement.
    • he supported populist campaigns
    • they worked in the cause of world peace
    • the team was ready for a drive toward the pennant
    • the movement to end slavery
    • contributed to the war effort
  • noun any of the more or less continuous military expeditions in the 11th to 13th centuries when Christian powers of Europe tried to recapture the Holy Land from the Muslims

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at

  • noun a highly unstable radioactive element (the heaviest of the halogen series); a decay product of uranium and thorium
    atomic number 85; astatine.
  • noun 100 at equal 1 kip in Laos

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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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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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switchblade_knife

  • noun a pocketknife with a blade that springs open at the press of a button
    flick knife; switchblade; flick-knife.

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fencing

  • noun a barrier that serves to enclose an area
    fence.
  • noun material for building fences
    fencing material.

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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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yob

  • noun a cruel and brutal fellow
    yobo; ruffian; tough; bully; roughneck; hooligan; rowdy; yobbo.

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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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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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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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chop_up

  • verb cut into pieces
    chop.
    • Chop wood
    • chop meat

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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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lance

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

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ankus

  • noun an elephant goad with a sharp spike and a hook

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accidental

  • noun a musical notation that makes a note sharp or flat or natural although that is not part of the key signature
  • adjective satellite happening by chance or unexpectedly or unintentionally
    inadvertent.
    • with an inadvertent gesture she swept the vase off the table
    • accidental poisoning
    • an accidental shooting

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handicap

  • noun the condition of being unable to perform as a consequence of physical or mental unfitness
    impairment; disablement; disability.
    • reading disability
    • hearing impairment
  • noun advantage given to a competitor to equalize chances of winning

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crosscut

  • noun a diagonal path
  • noun a route shorter than the usual one
    cutoff; shortcut.

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dishonour

  • noun a state of shame or disgrace
    dishonor.
    • he was resigned to a life of dishonor
  • noun lacking honor or integrity
    dishonor.

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fell

  • noun the dressed skin of an animal (especially a large animal)
    hide.
  • noun seam made by turning under or folding together and stitching the seamed materials to avoid rough edges
    felled seam.

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stab

  • noun a sudden sharp feeling
    twinge; pang.
    • pangs of regret
    • she felt a stab of excitement
    • twinges of conscience
  • noun a strong blow with a knife or other sharp pointed instrument
    thrust; knife thrust.
    • one strong stab to the heart killed him

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tackle

  • noun the person who plays that position on a football team
    • the right tackle is a straight A student
  • noun gear consisting of ropes etc. supporting a ship's masts and sails
    rigging.

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cleaver

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

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whang

  • noun the act of hitting vigorously
    knock; whack; rap; belt.
    • he gave the table a whack
  • verb beat with force

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thorn

  • noun something that causes irritation and annoyance
    irritant.
    • he's a thorn in my flesh
  • noun a small sharp-pointed tip resembling a spike on a stem or leaf
    pricker; spine; prickle; spikelet; sticker.

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crease

  • noun an angular or rounded shape made by folding
    plication; 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 a slight depression in the smoothness of a surface
    seam; crinkle; line; wrinkle; furrow.
    • his face has many lines
    • ironing gets rid of most wrinkles

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push

  • noun the act of applying force in order to move something away
    pushing.
    • he gave the door a hard push
    • the pushing is good exercise
  • noun the force used in pushing
    thrust.
    • the push of the water on the walls of the tank
    • the thrust of the jet engines

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yataghan

  • noun a long Turkish knife with a curved blade having a single edge

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stroller

  • noun someone who walks at a leisurely pace
    saunterer; ambler.
  • noun a small vehicle with four wheels in which a baby or child is pushed around
    baby carriage; pusher; baby buggy; pushchair; perambulator; carriage; pram; go-cart.

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