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statuary (Also statuaries) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to statuary

relievo

  • noun sculpture consisting of shapes carved on a surface so as to stand out from the surrounding background
    embossment; sculptural relief; relief; rilievo.

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vehicular_traffic

  • noun the aggregation of vehicles coming and going in a particular locality
    vehicle traffic.

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scratch

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

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disc

  • noun sound recording consisting of a disk with a continuous groove; used to reproduce music by rotating while a phonograph needle tracks in the groove
    phonograph recording; platter; phonograph record; record; disk.
  • noun something with a round shape resembling a flat circular plate
    disk; saucer.
    • the moon's disk hung in a cloudless sky

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terminal_figure

  • noun (architecture) a statue or a human bust or an animal carved out of the top of a square pillar; originally used as a boundary marker in ancient Rome
    term; terminus.

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battle

  • noun a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war
    engagement; conflict; fight.
    • 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 an energetic attempt to achieve something
    struggle.
    • getting through the crowd was a real struggle
    • he fought a battle for recognition

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disk

  • noun something with a round shape resembling a flat circular plate
    disc; saucer.
    • the moon's disk hung in a cloudless sky
  • noun a flat circular plate
    disc.

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hate

  • noun the emotion of intense dislike; a feeling of dislike so strong that it demands action
    hatred.
  • verb dislike intensely; feel antipathy or aversion towards
    detest.
    • I hate Mexican food
    • She detests politicians

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disc_pack

  • noun (computer science) a portable pack of magnetic disks used in a disk storage device
    disk pack.

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quadruple

  • noun a set of four similar things considered as a unit
    quartette; quadruplet; quartet.
  • noun a quantity that is four times as great as another

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compost

  • noun a mixture of decaying vegetation and manure; used as a fertilizer
  • verb convert to compost
    • compost organic debris

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program

  • noun a series of steps to be carried out or goals to be accomplished
    plan; programme.
    • they drew up a six-step plan
    • they discussed plans for a new bond issue
  • noun a system of projects or services intended to meet a public need
    programme.
    • he proposed an elaborate program of public works
    • working mothers rely on the day care program

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sharia_law

  • noun the code of law derived from the Koran and from the teachings and example of Mohammed
    shariah law; sharia; Islamic law; shariah.
    • sharia is only applicable to Muslims
    • under Islamic law there is no separation of church and state

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suite

  • noun a musical composition of several movements only loosely connected
  • noun apartment consisting of a series of connected rooms used as a living unit (as in a hotel)
    rooms.

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garden

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

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agglomeration

  • noun a jumbled collection or mass
  • noun the act of collecting in a mass; the act of agglomerating

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quadruplet

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of three and one
    tetrad; quaternity; foursome; Little Joe; IV; four; quaternion; quatern; quaternary; quartet; 4.
  • noun one of four children born at the same time from the same pregnancy
    quad.

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congregation

  • noun a group of people who adhere to a common faith and habitually attend a given church
    fold; faithful.
  • noun an assemblage of people or animals or things collected together
    • a congregation of children pleaded for his autograph
    • a great congregation of birds flew over

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fan

  • noun a device for creating a current of air by movement of a surface or surfaces
  • noun an enthusiastic devotee of sports
    sports fan; rooter.

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wagon_train

  • noun a procession (of wagons or mules or camels) traveling together in single file
    caravan; train.
    • we were part of a caravan of almost a thousand camels
    • they joined the wagon train for safety

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agglomerated

  • adjective satellite clustered together but not coherent
    clustered; agglomerative; agglomerate.
    • an agglomerated flower head
  • verb form into one cluster
    agglomerate.

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farrago

  • noun a motley assortment of things
    hotchpotch; ragbag; mingle-mangle; oddments; hodgepodge; odds and ends; omnium-gatherum; melange; gallimaufry; mishmash.

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quintuple

  • noun a set of five similar things considered as a unit
    quintet; quintette; quintuplet.
  • verb increase fivefold
    • The population of China quintupled

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consort

  • noun the husband or wife of a reigning monarch
  • noun a family of similar musical instrument playing together
    choir.

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omnium-gatherum

  • noun a motley assortment of things
    hotchpotch; farrago; ragbag; mingle-mangle; oddments; hodgepodge; odds and ends; melange; gallimaufry; mishmash.

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woods

  • noun the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area
    wood; forest.
  • noun the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
    wood.

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long_suit

  • noun in a hand, the suit having the most cards
  • noun an asset of special worth or utility
    strong suit; strength; speciality; strong point; specialty; forte; metier.
    • cooking is his forte

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team

  • noun a cooperative unit (especially in sports)
    squad.
  • noun two or more draft animals that work together to pull something

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biological

  • adjective pertaining to biology or to life and living things
    biologic.
  • adjective of parents and children; related by blood
    • biological child

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compost_pile

  • noun a heap of manure and vegetation and other organic residues that are decaying to become compost
    compost heap.

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art_exhibition

  • noun an exhibition of art objects (paintings or statues)

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accumulation

  • noun an increase by natural growth or addition
    accretion.
  • noun several things grouped together or considered as a whole
    assemblage; aggregation; collection.

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assemblage

  • noun a group of persons together in one place
    gathering.
  • noun a system of components assembled together for a particular purpose
    hookup.

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substitution_class

  • noun the class of all items that can be substituted into the same position (or slot) in a grammatical sentence (are in paradigmatic relation with one another)
    paradigm.

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findings

  • noun a collection of tools and other articles used by an artisan to make jewelry or clothing or shoes
  • noun the act of determining the properties of something, usually by research or calculation
    finding; determination.
    • the determination of molecular structures

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collage

  • noun a paste-up made by sticking together pieces of paper or photographs to form an artistic image
    montage.
    • he used his computer to make a collage of pictures superimposed on a map
  • noun any collection of diverse things
    • a collage of memories

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procession

  • noun (theology) the origination of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost
    rise; emanation.
    • the emanation of the Holy Spirit
    • the rising of the Holy Ghost
    • the doctrine of the procession of the Holy Spirit from the Father and the Son
  • noun the group action of a collection of people or animals or vehicles moving ahead in more or less regular formation
    • processions were forbidden

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crop

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

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fabulous

  • adjective satellite extremely pleasing
    fab.
    • a fabulous vacation
  • adjective satellite based on or told of in traditional stories; lacking factual basis or historical validity
    mythic; mythological; mythical; mythologic.
    • mythical centaurs
    • the fabulous unicorn

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design

  • noun the act of working out the form of something (as by making a sketch or outline or plan)
    designing.
    • he contributed to the design of a new instrument
  • noun an arrangement scheme
    plan.
    • the awkward design of the keyboard made operation difficult
    • it was an excellent design for living
    • a plan for seating guests

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east

  • noun the cardinal compass point that is at 90 degrees
    eastward; E; due east.
  • noun the countries of Asia
    Orient.

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summation

  • noun a concluding summary (as in presenting a case before a law court)
    summing up; rundown.
  • noun (physiology) the process whereby multiple stimuli can produce a response (in a muscle or nerve or other part) that one stimulus alone does not produce

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pedestrian_traffic

  • noun people coming and going on foot
    foot traffic.

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defence

  • noun (psychiatry) an unconscious process that tries to reduce the anxiety associated with instinctive desires
    defence mechanism; defense reaction; defense; defense mechanism; defence reaction.
  • noun (sports) the team that is trying to prevent the other team from scoring
    defense; defending team.
    • his teams are always good on defense

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ecclesiastical

  • adjective of or associated with a church (especially a Christian Church)
    ecclesiastic.
    • ecclesiastic history

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woodwind_family

  • noun (music) the family of woodwind instruments

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sum

  • noun a quantity of money
    amount of money; amount; sum of money.
    • he borrowed a large sum
    • the amount he had in cash was insufficient
  • noun a quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers
    total; amount.

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quintette

  • noun five performers or singers who perform together
    quintet.
  • noun a set of five similar things considered as a unit
    quintet; quintuple; quintuplet.

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conduct

  • noun manner of acting or controlling yourself
    behaviour; doings; behavior.
  • noun (behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people
    demeanour; behaviour; demeanor; deportment; behavior.

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brier

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

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jurist

  • noun a legal scholar versed in civil law or the law of nations
    legal expert.
  • noun a public official authorized to decide questions brought before a court of justice
    judge; justice.

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public_library

  • noun a nonprofit library maintained for public use

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public

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

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meld

  • noun a form of rummy using two decks of cards and four jokers; jokers and deuces are wild; the object is to form groups of the same rank
    canasta; basket rummy.
  • verb announce for a score; of cards in a card game

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metadata

  • noun data about data
    • a library catalog is metadata because it describes publications

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military_law

  • noun the body of laws and rules of conduct administered by military courts for the discipline, trial, and punishment of military personnel

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herm

  • noun a statue consisting of a squared stone pillar with a carved head (usually a bearded Hermes) on top; used in ancient Greece as a boundary marker or signpost

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amalgam

  • noun an alloy of mercury with another metal (usually silver) used by dentists to fill cavities in teeth; except for iron and platinum all metals dissolve in mercury and chemists refer to the resulting mercury mixtures as amalgams
    dental amalgam.
  • noun a combination or blend of diverse things
    • his theory is an amalgam of earlier ideas

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funeral

  • noun a ceremony at which a dead person is buried or cremated
    • hundreds of people attended his funeral

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commercial

  • noun a commercially sponsored ad on radio or television
    commercial message.
  • adjective connected with or engaged in or sponsored by or used in commerce or commercial enterprises
    • commercial trucker
    • commercial TV
    • commercial diamonds

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conglomerate

  • noun a composite rock made up of particles of varying size
    pudding stone.
  • noun a group of diverse companies under common ownership and run as a single organization
    empire.

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free_world

  • noun anti-communist countries collectively

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strong

  • adjective having strength or power greater than average or expected
    • a strong radio signal
    • strong medicine
    • a strong man
  • adjective satellite not faint or feeble
    • a strong odor of burning rubber

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box

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

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common_law

  • noun (civil law) a law established by following earlier judicial decisions
    case law; precedent.
  • noun a system of jurisprudence based on judicial precedents rather than statutory laws
    case law; precedent.
    • common law originated in the unwritten laws of England and was later applied in the United States

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law_of_nations

  • noun the body of laws governing relations between nations
    international law.

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defense_team

  • noun the defendant and his legal advisors collectively
    defense lawyers; defense; defence.
    • the defense called for a mistrial

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nag_hammadi_library

  • noun a collection of 13 ancient papyrus codices translated from Greek into Coptic that were discovered by farmers near the town of Nag Hammadi in 1945; the codices contain 45 distinct works including the chief sources of firsthand knowledge of Gnosticism
    Nag Hammadi.

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military

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

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hate_mail

  • noun mail that expresses the writer's dislike or hatred (usually in offensive language)

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family

  • noun a social unit living together
    house; household; menage; home.
    • he moved his family to Virginia
    • It was a good Christian household
    • I waited until the whole house was asleep
    • the teacher asked how many people made up his home
  • noun primary social group; parents and children
    family unit.
    • he wanted to have a good job before starting a family

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ground

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

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caravan

  • noun a procession (of wagons or mules or camels) traveling together in single file
    train; wagon train.
    • we were part of a caravan of almost a thousand camels
    • they joined the wagon train for safety
  • noun a camper equipped with living quarters
    van.

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art_collection

  • noun a collection of art works

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sextet

  • noun a musical composition written for six performers
    sestet; sextette.
  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of five and one
    sixer; sestet; Captain Hicks; hexad; sise; VI; six; half a dozen; 6; sextuplet.

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witches'_broth

  • noun a fearsome mixture
    witch's brew; witches' brew.
    • a witches' brew of gangsters and terrorists
    • mixing dope and alcohol creates a witches' brew

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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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motor

  • noun machine that converts other forms of energy into mechanical energy and so imparts motion
  • noun a nonspecific agent that imparts motion
    • happiness is the aim of all men and the motor of all action

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ground_cover

  • noun low-growing plants planted in deep shade or on a steep slope where turf is difficult to grow
    groundcover.
  • noun small plants other than saplings growing on a forest floor
    groundcover.

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flagging

  • noun flagstones collectively
    • there was a pile of flagging waiting to be laid in place
  • noun a walk of flagstones
    • the flagging in the garden was quite imaginative

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landscape

  • noun an expanse of scenery that can be seen in a single view
  • noun painting depicting an expanse of natural scenery

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alphabet_soup

  • noun a confusing assortment
    • Roosevelt created an alphabet soup of federal agencies
  • noun soup that contains small noodles in the shape of letters of the alphabet

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europe

  • noun the 2nd smallest continent (actually a vast peninsula of Eurasia); the British use `Europe' to refer to all of the continent except the British Isles
  • noun an international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation among its members
    European Community; EC; European Economic Community; Common Market; EU; European Union; EEC.
    • he tried to take Britain into the Europen Union

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score

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

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browse

  • noun vegetation (such as young shoots, twigs, and leaves) that is suitable for animals to eat
    • a deer needs to eat twenty pounds of browse every day
  • noun reading superficially or at random
    browsing.

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wood

  • noun the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
  • noun the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area
    woods; forest.

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vehicle

  • noun a conveyance that transports people or objects
  • noun a medium for the expression or achievement of something
    • his editorials provided a vehicle for his political views
    • a congregation is a vehicle of group identity
    • the play was just a vehicle to display her talents

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lump

  • noun a compact mass
    clod; ball; glob; clump; chunk.
    • a ball of mud caught him on the shoulder
  • noun an abnormal protuberance or localized enlargement
    swelling; puffiness.

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muckhill

  • noun a heap of dung or refuse
    dunghill; midden; muckheap.

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law_of_the_land

  • noun a phrase used in the Magna Carta to refer to the then established law of the kingdom (as distinct from Roman or civil law); today it refers to fundamental principles of justice commensurate with due process
    • the United States Constitution declares itself to be `the supreme law of the land'

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sort

  • noun a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality
    kind; form; variety.
    • sculpture is a form of art
    • what kinds of desserts are there?
  • noun an approximate definition or example
    • she wore a sort of magenta dress
    • she served a creamy sort of dessert thing

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job_lot

  • noun a miscellaneous collection of things sold together

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shrubbery

  • noun an area where a number of shrubs are planted
  • noun a collection of shrubs growing together

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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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train

  • noun public transport provided by a line of railway cars coupled together and drawn by a locomotive
    railroad train.
    • express trains don't stop at Princeton Junction
  • noun a sequentially ordered set of things or events or ideas in which each successive member is related to the preceding
    string.
    • a string of islands
    • train of mourners
    • a train of thought

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brier_patch

  • noun tangled mass of prickly plants
    brier; brierpatch.

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flotilla

  • noun a United States Navy fleet consisting of two or more squadrons of small warships
  • noun a fleet of small craft

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copse

  • noun a dense growth of bushes
    thicket; coppice; brush; brushwood.

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securities_law

  • noun the body of laws governing the issuance and selling of securities

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flora

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

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join

  • noun the shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is made
    juncture; joint; junction; articulation.
  • noun a set containing all and only the members of two or more given sets
    union; sum.
    • let C be the union of the sets A and B

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mythical

  • adjective satellite based on or told of in traditional stories; lacking factual basis or historical validity
    mythic; mythological; fabulous; mythologic.
    • mythical centaurs
    • the fabulous unicorn

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ecclesiastical_law

  • noun the body of codified laws governing the affairs of a Christian church
    canon law.

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recession

  • noun the state of the economy declines; a widespread decline in the GDP and employment and trade lasting from six months to a year
  • noun a small concavity
    corner; niche; recess.

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soup

  • noun liquid food especially of meat or fish or vegetable stock often containing pieces of solid food
  • noun any composition having a consistency suggestive of soup

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universe

  • noun everything that exists anywhere
    creation; macrocosm; existence; world; cosmos.
    • they study the evolution of the universe
    • the biggest tree in existence
  • noun (statistics) the entire aggregation of items from which samples can be drawn
    population.
    • it is an estimate of the mean of the population

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fauna

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

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marble

  • noun a hard crystalline metamorphic rock that takes a high polish; used for sculpture and as building material
  • noun a small ball of glass that is used in various games

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figure

  • noun a diagram or picture illustrating textual material
    fig.
    • the area covered can be seen from Figure 2
  • noun alternative names for the body of a human being
    form; flesh; soma; frame; physique; material body; anatomy; shape; chassis; build; human body; physical body; bod.
    • Leonardo studied the human body
    • he has a strong physique
    • the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak

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tax

  • noun charge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government
    revenue enhancement; taxation.
  • verb levy a tax on
    • The State taxes alcohol heavily
    • Clothing is not taxed in our state

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raw_data

  • noun unanalyzed data; data not yet subjected to analysis

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troponomy

  • noun the place names of a region or a language considered collectively
    troponymy.

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sextette

  • noun six performers or singers who perform together
    sestet; sextet.
  • noun a set of six similar things considered as a unit
    sestet; sextet.

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sculpturesque

  • adjective satellite resembling sculpture
    sculptured; modeled; sculptural.
    • her finely modeled features
    • rendered with...vivid sculptural effect
    • the sculpturesque beauty of the athletes' bodies

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jumble

  • noun a confused multitude of things
    welter; muddle; smother; clutter; mare's nest; fuddle.
  • noun small flat ring-shaped cake or cookie
    jumbal.

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information

  • noun a message received and understood
    info.
  • noun knowledge acquired through study or experience or instruction

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syntactic

  • adjective of or relating to or conforming to the rules of syntax
    syntactical.
    • the syntactic rules of a language

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south_america

  • noun a continent in the western hemisphere connected to North America by the Isthmus of Panama
  • noun the nations of the South American continent collectively
    • South America is an important market for goods from the United States

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fan_mail

  • noun mail sent to public figures from their admirers
    • he hired someone to answer his fan mail

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forest

  • noun the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area
    woods; wood.
  • noun land that is covered with trees and shrubs
    timberland; woodland; timber.

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ensemble

  • noun a group of musicians playing or singing together
    • a string ensemble
  • noun a cast other than the principals
    supporting players.

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mould

  • noun loose soil rich in organic matter
    mold.
  • noun the distinctive form in which a thing is made
    cast; mold; stamp.
    • pottery of this cast was found throughout the region

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poker

  • noun fire iron consisting of a metal rod with a handle; used to stir a fire
    fire hook; stove poker; salamander.
  • noun any of various card games in which players bet that they hold the highest-ranking hand
    poker game.

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galactic

  • adjective of or relating to a galaxy (especially our galaxy the Milky Way)
    • the galactic plane
  • adjective satellite inconceivably large
    astronomical; astronomic.

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generally_accepted_accounting_principles

  • noun a collection of rules and procedures and conventions that define accepted accounting practice; includes broad guidelines as well as detailed procedures
    GAAP.

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tack

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

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milky_way_galaxy

  • noun the galaxy containing the solar system; consists of millions of stars that can be seen as a diffuse band of light stretching across the night sky
    Milky Way System; Milky Way.

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law

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

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mercantile_law

  • noun the body of rules applied to commercial transactions; derived from the practices of traders rather than from jurisprudence
    law merchant; commercial law.

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disk_pack

  • noun (computer science) a portable pack of magnetic disks used in a disk storage device
    disc pack.

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corral

  • noun a pen for cattle
    cow pen; cattle pen.
  • verb enclose in a corral
    • corral the horses

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sculptured

  • adjective satellite cut into a desired shape
    graven; sculpted.
    • graven images
    • sculptured representations
  • verb create by shaping stone or wood or any other hard material
    sculpture; sculpt.
    • sculpt a swan out of a block of ice

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brass_family

  • noun (music) the family of brass instruments

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deck

  • noun any of various platforms built into a vessel
  • noun street name for a packet of illegal drugs

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singleton

  • noun a single object (as distinguished from a pair)
  • noun a set containing a single member

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digest

  • noun a periodical that summarizes the news
  • noun something that is compiled (as into a single book or file)
    compilation.

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bunch

  • noun a grouping of a number of similar things
    clustering; cluster; clump.
    • a bunch of trees
    • a cluster of admirers
  • noun an informal body of friends
    gang; crowd; crew.
    • he still hangs out with the same crowd

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raw

  • noun informal terms for nakedness
    birthday suit; altogether.
    • in the raw
    • in the altogether
    • in his birthday suit
  • adjective satellite (used especially of commodities) being unprocessed or manufactured using only simple or minimal processes
    natural; rude.
    • natural yogurt
    • natural produce
    • raw wool
    • raw sugar
    • bales of rude cotton

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gaap

  • noun a collection of rules and procedures and conventions that define accepted accounting practice; includes broad guidelines as well as detailed procedures
    generally accepted accounting principles.

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group

  • noun any number of entities (members) considered as a unit
    grouping.
  • noun (chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule
    radical; chemical group.

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midden

  • noun (archeology) a mound of domestic refuse containing shells and animal bones marking the site of a prehistoric settlement
    kitchen midden; eitchen midden.
  • noun a heap of dung or refuse
    dunghill; muckheap; muckhill.

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urban_planning

  • noun the branch of architecture dealing with the design and organization of urban space and activities
  • noun determining and drawing up plans for the future physical arrangement and condition of a community
    town planning; city planning.

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law_merchant

  • noun the body of rules applied to commercial transactions; derived from the practices of traders rather than from jurisprudence
    mercantile law; commercial law.

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conjugation

  • noun the state of being joined together
    colligation; conjunction; junction.
  • noun the inflection of verbs

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third_world

  • noun underdeveloped and developing countries of Asia and Africa and Latin America collectively

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compiling

  • noun the act of compiling (as into a single book or file or list)
    compilation.
    • the job of compiling the inventory took several hours
  • verb get or gather together
    amass; roll up; compile; collect; accumulate; hoard; pile up.
    • I am accumulating evidence for the man's unfaithfulness to his wife
    • She is amassing a lot of data for her thesis
    • She rolled up a small fortune

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threescore

  • noun a set with 3 times 20 members
  • adjective satellite being ten more than fifty
    sixty; 60; lx.

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mail

  • noun the bags of letters and packages that are transported by the postal service
  • noun the system whereby messages are transmitted via the post office
    post; mail service; postal service.
    • the mail handles billions of items every day
    • he works for the United States mail service
    • in England they call mail `the post'

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sculptural_relief

  • noun sculpture consisting of shapes carved on a surface so as to stand out from the surrounding background
    relievo; embossment; relief; rilievo.

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combination

  • noun a collection of things that have been combined; an assemblage of separate parts or qualities
  • noun a coordinated sequence of chess moves

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motley

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

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manicure

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

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compound

  • noun a whole formed by a union of two or more elements or parts
  • noun (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
    chemical compound.

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foot

  • noun the part of the leg of a human being below the ankle joint
    human foot; pes.
    • his bare feet projected from his trousers
    • armored from head to foot
  • noun a linear unit of length equal to 12 inches or a third of a yard
    ft.
    • he is six feet tall

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rental

  • noun property that is leased or rented out or let
    letting; lease.
  • noun the act of paying for the use of something (as an apartment or house or car)
    renting.

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wagon

  • noun any of various kinds of wheeled vehicles drawn by an animal or a tractor
    waggon.
  • noun van used by police to transport prisoners
    police van; paddy wagon; police wagon; patrol wagon; black Maria.

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term

  • noun a word or expression used for some particular thing
    • he learned many medical terms
  • noun a limited period of time
    • a prison term
    • he left school before the end of term

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mingle-mangle

  • noun a motley assortment of things
    hotchpotch; farrago; ragbag; oddments; hodgepodge; odds and ends; omnium-gatherum; melange; gallimaufry; mishmash.

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clutch

  • noun the act of grasping
    grip; clutches; clench; grasp; hold; clasp.
    • he released his clasp on my arm
    • he has a strong grip for an old man
    • she kept a firm hold on the railing
  • noun a tense critical situation
    • he is a good man in the clutch

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spiral_galaxy

  • noun a galaxy having a spiral structure; arms containing younger stars spiral out from old stars at the center
    spiral nebula.

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choir

  • noun a chorus that sings as part of a religious ceremony
  • noun a family of similar musical instrument playing together
    consort.

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compost_heap

  • noun a heap of manure and vegetation and other organic residues that are decaying to become compost
    compost pile.

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cumulation

  • noun a collection of objects laid on top of each other
    agglomerate; cumulus; pile; heap; mound.

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quartet

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of three and one
    tetrad; quaternity; quadruplet; foursome; Little Joe; IV; four; quaternion; quatern; quaternary; 4.
  • noun four performers or singers who perform together
    quartette.

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menagerie

  • noun a collection of live animals for study or display
  • noun the facility where wild animals are housed for exhibition
    zoological garden; zoo.

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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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caboodle

  • noun any collection in its entirety
    lot; bunch.
    • she bought the whole caboodle

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chunk

  • noun a compact mass
    clod; ball; glob; lump; clump.
    • a ball of mud caught him on the shoulder
  • noun a substantial amount
    • we won a chunk of money

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principle

  • noun a basic generalization that is accepted as true and that can be used as a basis for reasoning or conduct
    rule.
    • their principles of composition characterized all their works
  • noun a rule or standard especially of good behavior
    • a man of principle
    • he will not violate his principles

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zoology

  • noun all the animal life in a particular region or period
    fauna.
    • the fauna of China
    • the zoology of the Pliocene epoch
  • noun the branch of biology that studies animals
    zoological science.

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raree-show

  • noun an exhibition of pictures or objects viewed through a small hole or magnifying glass
    peepshow.
  • noun a street show

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histocompatibility

  • noun condition in which the cells of one tissue can survive in the presence of cells of another tissue
    • a successful graft or transplant requires a high degree of histocompatibility

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international_law

  • noun the body of laws governing relations between nations
    law of nations.

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category

  • noun a collection of things sharing a common attribute
    class; family.
    • there are two classes of detergents
  • noun a general concept that marks divisions or coordinations in a conceptual scheme

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nude_statue

  • noun a statue of a naked human figure
    nude; nude sculpture.

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content

  • noun everything that is included in a collection and that is held or included in something
    • he emptied the contents of his pockets
    • the two groups were similar in content
  • noun what a communication that is about something is about
    message; substance; subject matter.

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common

  • noun a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
    green; park; commons.
    • they went for a walk in the park
  • adjective belonging to or participated in by a community as a whole; public
    • for the common good
    • common lands are set aside for use by all members of a community

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mercantile

  • adjective of or relating to the economic system of mercantilism
    • mercantile theories
    • mercantile system
  • adjective satellite profit oriented
    moneymaking; mercenary.
    • a commercial book
    • preached a mercantile and militant patriotism"- John Buchan
    • a mercenary enterprise
    • a moneymaking business

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octette

  • noun eight performers or singers who perform together
    octet.
  • noun a set of eight similar things considered as a unit
    octet.

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collection

  • noun several things grouped together or considered as a whole
    assemblage; aggregation; accumulation.
  • noun a publication containing a variety of works
    compendium.

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vegetational

  • adjective composed of vegetation or plants
    vegetal; vegetative.
    • regions rich in vegetal products
    • vegetational cover
    • the decaying vegetative layer covering a forest floor

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spiral_nebula

  • noun a galaxy having a spiral structure; arms containing younger stars spiral out from old stars at the center
    spiral galaxy.

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south_american

  • noun a native or inhabitant of South America
  • adjective of or pertaining to or characteristic of the continent or countries of South America or their peoples

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tenant

  • noun someone who pays rent to use land or a building or a car that is owned by someone else
    renter.
    • the landlord can evict a tenant who doesn't pay the rent
  • noun a holder of buildings or lands by any kind of title (as ownership or lease)

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moulding

  • noun a decorative strip used for ornamentation or finishing
    molding.
  • noun a decorative recessed or relieved surface on an edge
    border; molding.

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smorgasbord

  • noun a collection containing a variety of sorts of things
    mixture; variety; motley; miscellanea; mixed bag; salmagundi; miscellany; assortment; potpourri.
    • a great assortment of cars was on display
    • he had a variety of disorders
    • a veritable smorgasbord of religions
  • noun an assortment of foods starting with herring or smoked eel or salmon etc with bread and butter; then cheeses and eggs and pickled vegetables and aspics; finally hot foods; served as a buffet meal

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statutory_law

  • noun the body of laws created by legislative statutes

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conglomeration

  • noun a rounded spherical form
    conglobation.
  • noun a sum total of many heterogenous things taken together
    aggregate; congeries.

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mythic

  • adjective relating to or having the nature of myth
    • a novel of almost mythic consequence
  • adjective satellite based on or told of in traditional stories; lacking factual basis or historical validity
    mythological; fabulous; mythical; mythologic.
    • mythical centaurs
    • the fabulous unicorn

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vehicular

  • adjective of or relating to or intended for (motor) vehicles
    • vehicular traffic

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color_scheme

  • noun a planned combination of colors
    colour scheme.
    • the color scheme for this room was determined by an interior decorator

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clump

  • noun a grouping of a number of similar things
    clustering; cluster; bunch.
    • a bunch of trees
    • a cluster of admirers
  • noun a compact mass
    clod; ball; glob; lump; chunk.
    • a ball of mud caught him on the shoulder

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botany

  • noun all the plant life in a particular region or period
    flora; vegetation.
    • Pleistocene vegetation
    • the flora of southern California
    • the botany of China
  • noun the branch of biology that studies plants
    phytology.

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grammatical_category

  • noun (grammar) a category of words having the same grammatical properties
    syntactic category.

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loan_collection

  • noun a number of pictures loaned by their owners for exhibition

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asia

  • noun the largest continent with 60% of the earth's population; it is joined to Europe on the west to form Eurasia; it is the site of some of the world's earliest civilizations
  • noun the nations of the Asian continent collectively

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spiral

  • noun a plane curve traced by a point circling about the center but at increasing distances from the center
  • noun a curve that lies on the surface of a cylinder or cone and cuts the element at a constant angle
    helix.

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embossment

  • noun an impression produced by pressure or printing
    imprint.
  • noun sculpture consisting of shapes carved on a surface so as to stand out from the surrounding background
    relievo; sculptural relief; relief; rilievo.

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program_library

  • noun (computing) a collection of standard programs and subroutines that are stored and available for immediate use
    subroutine library; library.

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islamic_law

  • noun the code of law derived from the Koran and from the teachings and example of Mohammed
    shariah law; sharia; shariah; sharia law.
    • sharia is only applicable to Muslims
    • under Islamic law there is no separation of church and state

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statuary

  • noun statues collectively
  • adjective of or relating to or suitable for statues

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categorical

  • adjective relating to or included in a category or categories
    categoric.
  • adjective satellite not modified or restricted by reservations
    flat; categoric; unconditional.
    • a categorical denial
    • a flat refusal

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data

  • noun a collection of facts from which conclusions may be drawn
    information.
    • statistical data
  • noun an item of factual information derived from measurement or research
    data point; datum.

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treasure_trove

  • noun treasure of unknown ownership found hidden (usually in the earth)
    trove.
  • noun any collection of valuables that is discovered
    • her book was a treasure trove of new ideas
    • mother's attic was a treasure trove when we were looking for antiques

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tot

  • noun a small amount (especially of a drink)
    • a tot of rum
  • noun a young child
    bambino; toddler; yearling.

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woodwind

  • noun any wind instrument other than the brass instruments
    woodwind instrument; wood.

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corpus

  • noun capital as contrasted with the income derived from it
    principal sum; principal.
  • noun a collection of writings
    • he edited the Hemingway corpus

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scheme

  • noun an elaborate and systematic plan of action
    strategy.
  • noun a statement that evades the question by cleverness or trickery
    dodge; dodging.

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wise_men

  • noun (New Testament) the sages who visited Jesus and Mary and Joseph shortly after Jesus was born; the Gospel According to Matthew says they were guided by a star and brought gifts of gold and frankincense and myrrh; because there were three gifts it is usually assumed that there were three of them
    Magi.
  • noun a wise and trusted guide and advisor
    mentor; wise man.

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urban

  • adjective relating to or concerned with a city or densely populated area
    • urban sociology
    • urban development
  • adjective located in or characteristic of a city or city life
    • urban property owners
    • urban affairs
    • urban manners

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coin_collection

  • noun a collection of coins
  • noun the collection and study of money (and coins in particular)
    numismatology; numismatics; coin collecting.

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statue_of_liberty

  • noun a large monumental statue symbolizing liberty on Liberty Island in New York Bay

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coppice

  • noun a dense growth of bushes
    thicket; brush; brushwood; copse.

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ragbag

  • noun a motley assortment of things
    hotchpotch; farrago; mingle-mangle; oddments; hodgepodge; odds and ends; omnium-gatherum; melange; gallimaufry; mishmash.
  • noun a bag in which rags are kept

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landscape_architecture

  • noun the branch of architecture dealing with the arrangement of land and buildings for human use and enjoyment

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battle_fleet

  • noun a fleet of warships prepared for battle

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wardrobe

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

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gallimaufry

  • noun a motley assortment of things
    hotchpotch; farrago; ragbag; mingle-mangle; oddments; hodgepodge; odds and ends; omnium-gatherum; melange; mishmash.

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population

  • noun the people who inhabit a territory or state
    • the population seemed to be well fed and clothed
  • noun a group of organisms of the same species inhabiting a given area
    • they hired hunters to keep down the deer population

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subroutine

  • noun a set sequence of steps, part of larger computer program
    function; subprogram; procedure; routine.

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string_of_beads

  • noun several beads threaded together on a string
    beads.

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nation

  • noun a politically organized body of people under a single government
    commonwealth; land; res publica; country; state; body politic.
    • the state has elected a new president
    • African nations
    • students who had come to the nation's capitol
    • the country's largest manufacturer
    • an industrialized land
  • noun the people who live in a nation or country
    country; land.
    • a statement that sums up the nation's mood
    • the news was announced to the nation
    • the whole country worshipped him

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kludge

  • noun a badly assembled collection of parts hastily assembled to serve some particular purpose (often used to refer to computing systems or software that has been badly put together)

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expo

  • noun a collection of things (goods or works of art etc.) for public display
    exposition; exhibition.

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cards

  • noun a game played with playing cards
    card game.
  • noun one of a set of small pieces of stiff paper marked in various ways and used for playing games or for telling fortunes
    card.
    • he collected cards and traded them with the other boys

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sculpture

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

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colour

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

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and

A particle which expresses the relation of connection or addition. It is used to conjoin a word with a word, a clause with a clause, or a sentence with a sentence. (a) It is sometimes used emphatically; as, "there are women and women," that is, two very different sorts of women. (b) By a rhetorical figure, notions, one of which is modificatory of the other, are connected by and; as, "the tediousness and process of my travel," that is, the tedious process, etc.; "thy fair and outward character," that is, thy outwardly fair character, Schmidt's Shak. Lex.

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martial_law

  • noun the body of law imposed by the military over civilian affairs (usually in time of war or civil crisis); overrides civil law

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administrative_law

  • noun the body of rules and regulations and orders and decisions created by administrative agencies of government

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ana

  • noun a collection of anecdotes about a person or place
  • noun mother of the ancient Irish gods; sometimes identified with Danu

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miscellanea

  • noun a collection containing a variety of sorts of things
    mixture; smorgasbord; variety; motley; mixed bag; salmagundi; miscellany; assortment; potpourri.
    • a great assortment of cars was on display
    • he had a variety of disorders
    • a veritable smorgasbord of religions

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deck_of_cards

  • noun a pack of 52 playing cards
    pack of cards; deck.

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pantheon

  • noun all the gods of a religion
  • noun a monument commemorating a nation's dead heroes

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herbarium

  • noun a collection of dried plants that are mounted and systematically classified for study

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strong_suit

  • noun a long suit including high cards
  • noun an asset of special worth or utility
    strength; speciality; strong point; specialty; long suit; forte; metier.
    • cooking is his forte

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summative

  • adjective satellite of or relating to a summation or produced by summation
    summational.

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agglomerative

  • adjective satellite clustered together but not coherent
    clustered; agglomerated; agglomerate.
    • an agglomerated flower head

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accumulative

  • adjective satellite increasing by successive addition
    cumulative.
    • the benefits are cumulative
    • the eventual accumulative effect of these substances
  • adjective satellite marked by acquiring or amassing
    • we live in an accumulative society

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zoo

  • noun the facility where wild animals are housed for exhibition
    menagerie; zoological garden.

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mix

  • noun a commercially prepared mixture of dry ingredients
    premix.
  • noun an event that combines things in a mixture
    mixture.
    • a gradual mixture of cultures

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law_of_moses

  • noun the laws (beginning with the Ten Commandments) that God gave to the Israelites through Moses; it includes many rules of religious observance given in the first five books of the Old Testament (in Judaism these books are called the Torah)
    Mosaic law.

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chess

  • noun weedy annual native to Europe but widely distributed as a weed especially in wheat
    cheat; Bromus secalinus.
  • noun a board game for two players who move their 16 pieces according to specific rules; the object is to checkmate the opponent's king
    chess game.

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interior

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

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victoriana

  • noun collection of materials of or characteristic of the Victorian era

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brace

  • noun a support that steadies or strengthens something else
    • he wore a brace on his knee
  • noun two items of the same kind
    twosome; span; distich; couple; duo; twain; yoke; couplet; pair; duet; dyad; duad.

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vegetation

  • noun all the plant life in a particular region or period
    botany; flora.
    • Pleistocene vegetation
    • the flora of southern California
    • the botany of China
  • noun the process of growth in plants

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hotchpotch

  • noun a motley assortment of things
    farrago; ragbag; mingle-mangle; oddments; hodgepodge; odds and ends; omnium-gatherum; melange; gallimaufry; mishmash.
  • noun a stew (or thick soup) made with meat and vegetables

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tally

  • noun a score in baseball made by a runner touching all four bases safely
    run.
    • the Yankees scored 3 runs in the bottom of the 9th
    • their first tally came in the 3rd inning
  • noun a bill for an amount due
    reckoning.

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glob

  • noun a compact mass
    clod; ball; lump; clump; chunk.
    • a ball of mud caught him on the shoulder

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summational

  • adjective satellite of or relating to a summation or produced by summation
    summative.

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commercial_law

  • noun the body of rules applied to commercial transactions; derived from the practices of traders rather than from jurisprudence
    mercantile law; law merchant.

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pair

  • noun a set of two similar things considered as a unit
    brace.
  • noun two items of the same kind
    twosome; span; distich; couple; duo; twain; yoke; couplet; duet; brace; dyad; duad.

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coin

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

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gallery

  • noun spectators at a golf or tennis match
  • noun a porch along the outside of a building (sometimes partly enclosed)
    veranda; verandah.

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grave

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

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mobile

  • noun sculpture suspended in midair whose delicately balanced parts can be set in motion by air currents
  • noun a river in southwestern Alabama; flows into Mobile Bay
    Mobile River.

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gather

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

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cover

  • noun a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something
    concealment; covert; screen.
    • a screen of trees afforded privacy
    • under cover of darkness
    • the brush provided a covert for game
    • the simplest concealment is to match perfectly the color of the background
  • noun bedding that keeps a person warm in bed
    blanket.
    • he pulled the covers over his head and went to sleep

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agglomerate

  • noun volcanic rock consisting of large fragments fused together
  • noun a collection of objects laid on top of each other
    cumulus; pile; heap; mound; cumulation.

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dunghill

  • noun a foul or degraded condition
  • noun a heap of dung or refuse
    midden; muckheap; muckhill.

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bracket

  • noun a category falling within certain defined limits
  • noun either of two punctuation marks (`<' or `>') used in computer programming and sometimes used to enclose textual material
    angle bracket.

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subroutine_library

  • noun (computing) a collection of standard programs and subroutines that are stored and available for immediate use
    program library; library.

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brew

  • noun drink made by steeping and boiling and fermenting rather than distilling
    brewage.
  • verb prepare by brewing
    • people have been brewing beer for thousands of years

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mailing

  • noun mail sent by a sender at one time
    • the candidate sent out three large mailings
  • noun the transmission of a letter
    posting.
    • the postmark indicates the time of mailing

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selection

  • noun the act of choosing or selecting
    pick; option; choice.
    • your choice of colors was unfortunate
    • you can take your pick
  • noun an assortment of things from which a choice can be made
    • the store carried a large selection of shoes

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convoy

  • noun a procession of land vehicles traveling together
  • noun a collection of merchant ships with an escort of warships

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show

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

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rule_book

  • noun a collection of rules or prescribed standards on the basis of which decisions are made
    book.
    • they run things by the book around here

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clay_sculpture

  • noun sculpture produced by molding
    mould; molding; modeling; moulding; mold.

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planning

  • noun an act of formulating a program for a definite course of action
    • the planning was more fun than the trip itself
  • noun the act or process of drawing up plans or layouts for some project or enterprise

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portfolio

  • noun a large, flat, thin case for carrying loose papers or drawings or maps; usually leather
    • he remembered her because she was carrying a large portfolio
  • noun a set of pieces of creative work collected to be shown to potential customers or employers
    • the artist had put together a portfolio of his work
    • every actor has a portfolio of photographs

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thicket

  • noun a dense growth of bushes
    coppice; brush; brushwood; copse.

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peepshow

  • noun an exhibition of pictures or objects viewed through a small hole or magnifying glass
    raree-show.
  • noun a short pornographic film shown in a small coin-operated booth

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european

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Europe
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Europe or the people of Europe
    • European Community

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cartesian_product

  • noun the set of elements common to two or more sets
    product; intersection.
    • the set of red hats is the intersection of the set of hats and the set of red things

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justice

  • noun the quality of being just or fair
    justness.
  • noun judgment involved in the determination of rights and the assignment of rewards and punishments

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treasure

  • noun accumulated wealth in the form of money or jewels etc.
    hoarded wealth.
    • the pirates hid their treasure on a small island in the West Indies
  • noun art highly prized for its beauty or perfection
    gem.

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brushwood

  • noun the wood from bushes or small branches
    • they built a fire of brushwood
  • noun a dense growth of bushes
    thicket; coppice; brush; copse.

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cortege

  • noun a funeral procession
  • noun the group following and attending to some important person
    entourage; retinue; suite.

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terminal

  • noun station where transport vehicles load or unload passengers or goods
    terminus; depot.
  • noun a contact on an electrical device (such as a battery) at which electric current enters or leaves
    pole.

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bush

  • noun a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
    shrub.
  • noun a large wilderness area

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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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pack_of_cards

  • noun a pack of 52 playing cards
    deck of cards; deck.

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hoard

  • noun a secret store of valuables or money
    cache; stash.
  • verb save up as for future use
    squirrel away; cache; stash; lay away; hive up.

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mixture

  • noun (chemistry) a substance consisting of two or more substances mixed together (not in fixed proportions and not with chemical bonding)
  • noun any foodstuff made by combining different ingredients
    concoction; intermixture.
    • he volunteered to taste her latest concoction
    • he drank a mixture of beer and lemonade

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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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poker_hand

  • noun the 5 cards held in a game of poker

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nag_hammadi

  • noun a town in Upper Egypt
  • noun a collection of 13 ancient papyrus codices translated from Greek into Coptic that were discovered by farmers near the town of Nag Hammadi in 1945; the codices contain 45 distinct works including the chief sources of firsthand knowledge of Gnosticism
    Nag Hammadi Library.

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international

  • adjective concerning or belonging to all or at least two or more nations
    • international affairs
    • an international agreement
    • international waters
  • noun any of several international socialist organizations

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beads

  • noun several beads threaded together on a string
    string of beads.
  • noun a small ball with a hole through the middle
    bead.

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patch

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

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bag

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

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architecture

  • noun an architectural product or work
  • noun the discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings
    • architecture and eloquence are mixed arts whose end is sometimes beauty and sometimes use

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grab

  • noun a mechanical device for gripping an object
  • noun the act of catching an object with the hands
    catch; snap; snatch.
    • Mays made the catch with his back to the plate
    • he made a grab for the ball before it landed
    • Martin's snatch at the bridle failed and the horse raced away
    • the infielder's snap and throw was a single motion

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rare

  • adjective satellite not widely known; especially valued for its uncommonness
    • a rare word
    • rare books
  • adjective satellite recurring only at long intervals
    • a rare appearance
    • total eclipses are rare events

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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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art

  • noun the products of human creativity; works of art collectively
    fine art.
    • an art exhibition
    • a fine collection of art
  • noun the creation of beautiful or significant things
    artistic creation; artistic production.
    • art does not need to be innovative to be good
    • I was never any good at art
    • he said that architecture is the art of wasting space beautifully

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fair

  • noun a traveling show; having sideshows and rides and games of skill etc.
    funfair; carnival.
  • noun gathering of producers to promote business
    • world fair
    • trade fair
    • book fair

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commuter_traffic

  • noun traffic created by people going to or returning from work

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packet

  • noun a collection of things wrapped or boxed together
    parcel; bundle; package.
  • noun (computer science) a message or message fragment

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sex

  • noun activities associated with sexual intercourse
    sexual activity; sex activity; sexual practice.
    • they had sex in the back seat
  • noun either of the two categories (male or female) into which most organisms are divided
    • the war between the sexes

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defense

  • noun (military) military action or resources protecting a country against potential enemies
    defence; defensive measure.
    • they died in the defense of Stalingrad
    • they were developed for the defense program
  • noun protection from harm
    defence.
    • sanitation is the best defense against disease

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septet

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of six and one
    seven; heptad; sevener; VII; 7; septenary.
  • noun seven performers or singers who perform together
    septette.

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expert

  • noun a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully
  • adjective satellite having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude
    good; practiced; skillful; proficient; adept; skilful.
    • adept in handicrafts
    • an adept juggler
    • an expert job
    • a good mechanic
    • a practiced marksman
    • a proficient engineer
    • a lesser-known but no less skillful composer
    • the effect was achieved by skillful retouching

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extragalactic

  • adjective outside or beyond a galaxy
    • extragalactic nebula

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nuclear

  • adjective (weapons) deriving destructive energy from the release of atomic energy
    atomic.
    • nuclear war
    • nuclear weapons
    • atomic bombs
  • adjective of or relating to or constituting the nucleus of an atom
    • nuclear physics
    • nuclear fission
    • nuclear forces

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nebula

  • noun a medicinal liquid preparation intended for use in an atomizer
  • noun cloudiness of the urine

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complexion

  • noun the coloring of a person's face
    skin colour; skin color.
  • noun a combination that results from coupling or interlinking
    • diphthongs are complexions of vowels

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galaxy

  • noun a splendid assemblage (especially of famous people)
  • noun tufted evergreen perennial herb having spikes of tiny white flowers and glossy green round to heart-shaped leaves that become coppery to maroon or purplish in fall
    Galax urceolata; wandflower; galax; beetleweed; coltsfoot.

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recessional

  • noun the withdrawal of the clergy and choir from the chancel to the vestry at the end of a church service
    recession.
  • noun a hymn that is sung at the end of a service as the clergy and choir withdraw

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compilation

  • noun something that is compiled (as into a single book or file)
    digest.
  • noun the act of compiling (as into a single book or file or list)
    compiling.
    • the job of compiling the inventory took several hours

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grab_bag

  • noun an assortment of miscellaneous items
  • noun a container from which a person draws a wrapped item at random without knowing the contents

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end

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

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triplet

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
    deuce-ace; trio; tercet; tierce; troika; three; trey; 3; ternion; trine; ternary; triad; threesome; leash; III; trinity; terzetto.
  • noun one of three offspring born at the same time from the same pregnancy

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rogue's_gallery

  • noun a coterie of undesirable people
    galere.
  • noun a collection of pictures of criminals

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denomination

  • noun a group of religious congregations having its own organization and a distinctive faith
  • noun a class of one kind of unit in a system of numbers or measures or weights or money
    • he flashed a fistful of bills of large denominations

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job

  • noun the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money
    line; line of work; business; occupation.
    • he's not in my line of business
  • noun a specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific fee
    task; chore.
    • estimates of the city's loss on that job ranged as high as a million dollars
    • the job of repairing the engine took several hours
    • the endless task of classifying the samples
    • the farmer's morning chores

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olympian_zeus

  • noun a seated statue of the supreme god of ancient Greek mythology created for the temple at Olympia; the statue was 40 feet tall and rested on a base that was 12 feet high

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modeling

  • noun sculpture produced by molding
    mould; clay sculpture; molding; moulding; mold.
  • noun a preliminary sculpture in wax or clay from which a finished work can be copied
    moulding; modelling; molding.

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mythologic

  • adjective satellite based on or told of in traditional stories; lacking factual basis or historical validity
    mythic; mythological; fabulous; mythical.
    • mythical centaurs
    • the fabulous unicorn

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bronze

  • noun an alloy of copper and tin and sometimes other elements; also any copper-base alloy containing other elements in place of tin
  • noun a sculpture made of bronze

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omnium

(Eng.Stock Exchange) The aggregate value of the different stocks in which a loan to government is now usually funded. M'Culloch.

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petting_zoo

  • noun a collection of docile animals for children to pet and feed

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trove

  • noun treasure of unknown ownership found hidden (usually in the earth)
    treasure trove.

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mixed_bag

  • noun a collection containing a variety of sorts of things
    mixture; smorgasbord; variety; motley; miscellanea; salmagundi; miscellany; assortment; potpourri.
    • a great assortment of cars was on display
    • he had a variety of disorders
    • a veritable smorgasbord of religions

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tout

  • noun someone who buys tickets to an event in order to resell them at a profit
    ticket tout.
  • noun someone who advertises for customers in an especially brazen way
    touter.

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collecting

  • noun the act of gathering something together
    assembling; aggregation; collection.
  • verb get or gather together
    amass; roll up; compile; collect; accumulate; hoard; pile up.
    • I am accumulating evidence for the man's unfaithfulness to his wife
    • She is amassing a lot of data for her thesis
    • She rolled up a small fortune

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slagheap

  • noun pile of waste matter from coal mining etc

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scrapheap

  • noun an accumulation of refuse and discarded matter
    trash heap; garbage heap; refuse heap; junk heap; junk pile; rubbish heap; trash pile.
  • noun pile of discarded metal

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core_group

  • noun a small group of indispensable persons or things
    core; nucleus.
    • five periodicals make up the core of their publishing program

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bridge

  • noun a structure that allows people or vehicles to cross an obstacle such as a river or canal or railway etc.
    span.
  • noun a circuit consisting of two branches (4 arms arranged in a diamond configuration) across which a meter is connected
    bridge circuit.

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color

  • noun a visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect
    colour; coloring; colouring.
    • a white color is made up of many different wavelengths of light
  • noun interest and variety and intensity
    vividness; colour.
    • the Puritan Period was lacking in color
    • the characters were delineated with exceptional vividness

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oort_cloud

  • noun (astronomy) a hypothetical huge collection of comets orbiting the sun far beyond the orbit of Pluto; perturbations (as by other stars) can upset a comet's orbit and may send it tumbling toward the sun

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loan

  • noun the temporary provision of money (usually at interest)
  • noun a word borrowed from another language; e.g. `blitz' is a German word borrowed into modern English
    loanword.

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foot_traffic

  • noun people coming and going on foot
    pedestrian traffic.

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rilievo

  • noun sculpture consisting of shapes carved on a surface so as to stand out from the surrounding background
    relievo; embossment; sculptural relief; relief.

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accruement

  • noun the act of accumulating
    accrual; accumulation.

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smithereens

  • noun a collection of small fragments considered as a whole
    • Berlin was bombed to smithereens
    • his hopes were dashed to smithereens
    • I wanted to smash him to smithereens
    • the toilet bowl ws blown to smithereens

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stabile

  • noun a sculpture having fixed units (usually constructed of sheet metal) and attached to a fixed support
  • adjective satellite (chemistry, physics, biology) resistant to change

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nude_sculpture

  • noun a statue of a naked human figure
    nude; nude statue.

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stamp

  • noun the distinctive form in which a thing is made
    mould; cast; mold.
    • pottery of this cast was found throughout the region
  • noun a type or class
    • more men of his stamp are needed

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mythological

  • adjective satellite based on or told of in traditional stories; lacking factual basis or historical validity
    mythic; fabulous; mythical; mythologic.
    • mythical centaurs
    • the fabulous unicorn

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magi

  • noun (New Testament) the sages who visited Jesus and Mary and Joseph shortly after Jesus was born; the Gospel According to Matthew says they were guided by a star and brought gifts of gold and frankincense and myrrh; because there were three gifts it is usually assumed that there were three of them
    Wise Men.
  • noun a magician or sorcerer of ancient times
    magus.

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tax_law

  • noun the body of laws governing taxation

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pile

  • noun a collection of objects laid on top of each other
    agglomerate; cumulus; heap; mound; cumulation.
  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; slew; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; lot; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; peck; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money

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flinders

  • noun bits and splinters and fragments
    • it would have shattered in flinders long before it did that damage
  • noun British explorer who mapped the Australian coast (1774-1814)
    Matthew Flinders; Sir Matthew Flinders.

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commuter

  • noun a passenger train that is ridden primarily by passengers who travel regularly from one place to another
    commuter train.
  • noun someone who travels regularly from home in a suburb to work in a city

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assorted

  • adjective satellite consisting of a haphazard assortment of different kinds
    mixed; motley; sundry; miscellaneous.
    • an arrangement of assorted spring flowers
    • assorted sizes
    • miscellaneous accessories
    • a mixed program of baroque and contemporary music
    • a motley crew
    • sundry sciences commonly known as social"- I.A.Richards
  • verb keep company with; hang out with
    assort; associate; affiliate; consort.
    • He associates with strange people
    • She affiliates with her colleagues

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hodgepodge

  • noun a motley assortment of things
    hotchpotch; farrago; ragbag; mingle-mangle; oddments; odds and ends; omnium-gatherum; melange; gallimaufry; mishmash.
  • noun a theory or argument made up of miscellaneous or incongruous ideas
    patchwork; jumble.

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quintet

  • noun a musical composition for five performers
    quintette.
  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of four and one
    quintuplet; quint; Little Phoebe; cinque; fivesome; 5; Phoebe; V; five; fin; pentad.

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sampler

  • noun an observation station that is set up to make sample observations of something
    sampling station.
  • noun someone who samples food or drink for its quality
    taster; taste tester; taste-tester.

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witch's_brew

  • noun a fearsome mixture
    witches' broth; witches' brew.
    • a witches' brew of gangsters and terrorists
    • mixing dope and alcohol creates a witches' brew

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logjam

  • noun any stoppage attributable to unusual activity
    • the legislation ran into a logjam
  • noun an immovable mass of logs blocking a river

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fund

  • noun a reserve of money set aside for some purpose
    monetary fund.
  • noun a supply of something available for future use
    store; stock.
    • he brought back a large store of Cuban cigars

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catch

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

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aviation

  • noun the aggregation of a country's military aircraft
    air power.
  • noun the operation of aircraft to provide transportation

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septette

  • noun seven performers or singers who perform together
    septet.
  • noun a set of seven similar things considered as a unit
    septet.

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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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pedestrian

  • noun a person who travels by foot
    walker; footer.
  • adjective satellite lacking wit or imagination
    prosaic; prosy; earthbound.
    • a pedestrian movie plot

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batch

  • noun all the loaves of bread baked at the same time
  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; slew; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; pile; lot; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; peck; stack; good deal; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money

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air

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

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fleet

  • noun group of aircraft operating together under the same ownership
  • noun group of motor vehicles operating together under the same ownership

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mound

  • noun (baseball) the slight elevation on which the pitcher stands
    pitcher's mound; hill.
  • noun a small natural hill
    hillock; hummock; hammock; knoll.

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mythology

  • noun myths collectively; the body of stories associated with a culture or institution or person
  • noun the study of myths

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mangle

  • noun clothes dryer for drying and ironing laundry by passing it between two heavy heated rollers
  • verb press with a mangle
    • mangle the sheets

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pack

  • noun a large indefinite number
    plurality; battalion; multitude; large number.
    • a battalion of ants
    • a multitude of TV antennas
    • a plurality of religions
  • noun a complete collection of similar things

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wolf_pack

  • noun a group of submarines operating together in attacking enemy convoys
  • noun a group of wolves hunting together

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milky_way_system

  • noun the galaxy containing the solar system; consists of millions of stars that can be seen as a diffuse band of light stretching across the night sky
    Milky Way Galaxy; Milky Way.

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bridge_hand

  • noun the cards held in a game of bridge

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broth

  • noun liquid in which meat and vegetables are simmered; used as a basis for e.g. soups or sauces
    stock.
    • she made gravy with a base of beef stock
  • noun a thin soup of meat or fish or vegetable stock

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canon

  • noun a rule or especially body of rules or principles generally established as valid and fundamental in a field or art or philosophy
    • the neoclassical canon
    • canons of polite society
  • noun a priest who is a member of a cathedral chapter

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schmear

  • noun (Yiddish) a batch of things that go together
    shmear; schmeer.
    • he bought the whole schmeer

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cluster

  • noun a grouping of a number of similar things
    clustering; clump; bunch.
    • a bunch of trees
    • a cluster of admirers
  • verb come together as in a cluster or flock
    flock; clump; constellate.
    • The poets constellate in this town every summer

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triad

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
    deuce-ace; trio; triplet; tercet; tierce; troika; three; trey; 3; ternion; trine; ternary; threesome; leash; III; trinity; terzetto.
  • noun a set of three similar things considered as a unit
    trio; triplet; triple.

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triple

  • noun a base hit at which the batter stops safely at third base
    three-bagger; three-base hit.
  • noun a set of three similar things considered as a unit
    triad; trio; triplet.

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judaica

  • noun historical and literary materials relating to Judaism

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violin

  • noun bowed stringed instrument that is the highest member of the violin family; this instrument has four strings and a hollow body and an unfretted fingerboard and is played with a bow
    fiddle.

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memorial

  • noun a recognition of meritorious service
    remembrance; commemoration.
  • noun a written statement of facts submitted in conjunction with a petition to an authority

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alphabet

  • noun a character set that includes letters and is used to write a language
  • noun the elementary stages of any subject (usually plural)
    ABC; rudiment; first principle; first rudiment; ABC's; ABCs.
    • he mastered only the rudiments of geometry

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cumulative

  • adjective satellite increasing by successive addition
    accumulative.
    • the benefits are cumulative
    • the eventual accumulative effect of these substances

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vehicle_traffic

  • noun the aggregation of vehicles coming and going in a particular locality
    vehicular traffic.

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cumulus

  • noun a globular cloud
    cumulus cloud.
  • noun a collection of objects laid on top of each other
    agglomerate; pile; heap; mound; cumulation.

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complex

  • noun a conceptual whole made up of complicated and related parts
    composite.
    • the complex of shopping malls, houses, and roads created a new town
  • noun a compound described in terms of the central atom to which other atoms are bound or coordinated
    coordination compound.

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elgin_marbles

  • noun a collection of classical Greek marble sculptures and fragments of architecture created by Phidias; chiefly from the Parthenon in Athens

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classical_mythology

  • noun the system of mythology of the Greeks and Romans together; much of Roman mythology (especially the gods) was borrowed from the Greeks

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accounting_data

  • noun all the data (ledgers and journals and spreadsheets) that support a financial statement; can be hard copy or machine readable

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sculptural

  • adjective relating to or consisting of sculpture
    • sculptural embellishments
  • adjective satellite resembling sculpture
    sculptured; modeled; sculpturesque.
    • her finely modeled features
    • rendered with...vivid sculptural effect
    • the sculpturesque beauty of the athletes' bodies

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ball

  • noun round object that is hit or thrown or kicked in games
    • the ball travelled 90 mph on his serve
    • the mayor threw out the first ball
    • the ball rolled into the corner pocket
  • noun a solid projectile that is shot by a musket
    musket ball.
    • they had to carry a ramrod as well as powder and ball

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lawyer

  • noun a professional person authorized to practice law; conducts lawsuits or gives legal advice
    attorney.

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bale

  • noun a large bundle bound for storage or transport
  • noun a city in northwestern Switzerland
    Basle; Basel.

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oddments

  • noun a motley assortment of things
    hotchpotch; farrago; ragbag; mingle-mangle; hodgepodge; odds and ends; omnium-gatherum; melange; gallimaufry; mishmash.
  • noun a piece of cloth that is left over after the rest has been used or sold
    oddment; remainder; remnant; end.

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hand

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

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statutory

  • adjective relating to or created by statutes
    • statutory matters
    • statutory law
  • adjective satellite prescribed or authorized by or punishable under a statute
    • statutory restrictions
    • a statutory age limit
    • statutory crimes
    • statutory rape

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fuse

  • noun an electrical device that can interrupt the flow of electrical current when it is overloaded
    electrical fuse; safety fuse.
  • noun any igniter that is used to initiate the burning of a propellant
    fusee; fuze; fuzee; primer; priming.

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aggregate

  • noun the whole amount
    sum; total; totality.
  • noun material such as sand or gravel used with cement and water to make concrete, mortar, or plaster

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assortment

  • noun a collection containing a variety of sorts of things
    mixture; smorgasbord; variety; motley; miscellanea; mixed bag; salmagundi; miscellany; potpourri.
    • a great assortment of cars was on display
    • he had a variety of disorders
    • a veritable smorgasbord of religions
  • noun the act of distributing things into classes or categories of the same type
    categorisation; categorization; classification; compartmentalization; compartmentalisation.

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colossus_of_rhodes

  • noun a huge bronze statue of the sun god Helios that was built around 285 BC and that stood beside the harbor entrance on the island of Rhodes for about 50 years before it was toppled by an earthquake

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stack

  • noun an orderly pile
  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; slew; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; pile; lot; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; peck; good deal; batch; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money

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milky_way

  • noun the galaxy containing the solar system; consists of millions of stars that can be seen as a diffuse band of light stretching across the night sky
    Milky Way System; Milky Way Galaxy.

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modeled

  • adjective satellite resembling sculpture
    sculptured; sculptural; sculpturesque.
    • her finely modeled features
    • rendered with...vivid sculptural effect
    • the sculpturesque beauty of the athletes' bodies
  • verb plan or create according to a model or models
    pattern; model.

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manicure_set

  • noun a set of implements used to manicure

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relief

  • noun the feeling that comes when something burdensome is removed or reduced
    assuagement; alleviation.
    • as he heard the news he was suddenly flooded with relief
  • noun the condition of being comfortable or relieved (especially after being relieved of distress)
    ease.
    • he enjoyed his relief from responsibility
    • getting it off his conscience gave him some ease

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bottle

  • noun a glass or plastic vessel used for storing drinks or other liquids; typically cylindrical without handles and with a narrow neck that can be plugged or capped
  • noun the quantity contained in a bottle
    bottleful.

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miscellany

  • noun a collection containing a variety of sorts of things
    mixture; smorgasbord; variety; motley; miscellanea; mixed bag; salmagundi; assortment; potpourri.
    • a great assortment of cars was on display
    • he had a variety of disorders
    • a veritable smorgasbord of religions
  • noun an anthology of short literary pieces and poems and ballads etc.
    garland; florilegium.

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paradigm

  • noun systematic arrangement of all the inflected forms of a word
  • noun a standard or typical example
    epitome; prototype; image.
    • he is the prototype of good breeding
    • he provided America with an image of the good father

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clod

  • noun a compact mass
    ball; glob; lump; clump; chunk.
    • a ball of mud caught him on the shoulder
  • noun an awkward stupid person
    oaf; goon; lout; lump; lummox; stumblebum; gawk; lubber.

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assembling

  • noun the act of gathering something together
    collecting; aggregation; collection.
  • verb create by putting components or members together
    tack together; set up; tack; assemble; piece; put together.
    • She pieced a quilt
    • He tacked together some verses
    • They set up a committee

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mingle

  • verb to bring or combine together or with something else
    amalgamate; mix; unify; commix.
    • resourcefully he mingled music and dance
  • verb get involved or mixed-up with
    • He was about to mingle in an unpleasant affair

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bottle_collection

  • noun a collection of bottles
    • her bottle collection is arranged on glass shelves in the window
  • noun the activity of collecting bottles
    • bottle collection is a hobby of hers

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mosaic_law

  • noun the laws (beginning with the Ten Commandments) that God gave to the Israelites through Moses; it includes many rules of religious observance given in the first five books of the Old Testament (in Judaism these books are called the Torah)
    Law of Moses.

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cumulous

  • adjective satellite thrown together in a pile
    • a desk heaped with books
    • heaped-up ears of corn
    • ungraded papers piled high

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histocompatibility_complex

  • noun a family of fifty or more genes on the sixth human chromosome that code for proteins on the surfaces of cells and that play a role in the immune response

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product

  • noun commodities offered for sale
    ware; merchandise.
    • good business depends on having good merchandise
    • that store offers a variety of products
  • noun an artifact that has been created by someone or some process
    production.
    • they improve their product every year
    • they export most of their agricultural production

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judge

  • noun a public official authorized to decide questions brought before a court of justice
    justice; jurist.
  • noun an authority who is able to estimate worth or quality
    evaluator.

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case_law

  • noun a system of jurisprudence based on judicial precedents rather than statutory laws
    common law; precedent.
    • common law originated in the unwritten laws of England and was later applied in the United States
  • noun (civil law) a law established by following earlier judicial decisions
    common law; precedent.

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civil_law

  • noun the body of laws established by a state or nation for its own regulation
  • noun the legal code of ancient Rome; codified under Justinian; the basis for many modern systems of civil law
    Justinian code; Roman law; jus civile.

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nuclear_club

  • noun the nations possessing nuclear weapons

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intersection

  • noun a point where lines intersect
    intersection point; point of intersection.
  • noun a junction where one street or road crosses another
    crossing; crossroad; carrefour; crossway.

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field

  • noun a piece of land cleared of trees and usually enclosed
    • he planted a field of wheat
  • noun a region where a battle is being (or has been) fought
    battlefield; battleground; field of battle; field of honor.
    • they made a tour of Civil War battlefields

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battery

  • noun group of guns or missile launchers operated together at one place
  • noun a device that produces electricity; may have several primary or secondary cells arranged in parallel or series
    electric battery.

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add

  • verb make an addition (to); join or combine or unite with others; increase the quality, quantity, size or scope of
    • We added two students to that dorm room
    • She added a personal note to her letter
    • Add insult to injury
    • Add some extra plates to the dinner table
  • noun a condition (mostly in boys) characterized by behavioral and learning disorders
    attention deficit hyperactivity disorder; minimal brain dysfunction; MBD; attention deficit disorder; minimal brain damage; hyperkinetic syndrome; ADHD.

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combine

  • noun harvester that heads and threshes and cleans grain while moving across the field
  • noun a consortium of independent organizations formed to limit competition by controlling the production and distribution of a product or service
    corporate trust; trust; cartel.
    • they set up the trust in the hope of gaining a monopoly

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exhibition

  • noun the act of exhibiting
    • a remarkable exhibition of musicianship
  • noun a collection of things (goods or works of art etc.) for public display
    expo; exposition.

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repertory

  • noun a storehouse where a stock of things is kept
  • noun the entire range of skills or aptitudes or devices used in a particular field or occupation
    repertoire.
    • the repertory of the supposed feats of mesmerism
    • has a large repertory of dialects and characters

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funeral_pyre

  • noun wood heaped for burning a dead body as a funeral rite
    pyre.

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chaparral

  • noun dense vegetation consisting of stunted trees or bushes
    bush; scrub.

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wisp

  • noun a small tuft or lock
    • wisps of hair
  • noun a small person
    • a mere wisp of a girl

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categoric

  • adjective relating to or included in a category or categories
    categorical.
  • adjective satellite not modified or restricted by reservations
    flat; unconditional; categorical.
    • a categorical denial
    • a flat refusal

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march

  • noun the act of marching; walking with regular steps (especially in a procession of some kind)
    marching.
    • it was a long march
    • we heard the sound of marching
  • noun the month following February and preceding April
    Mar.

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molding

  • noun the act of creating something by casting it in a mold
    casting.
  • noun a decorative strip used for ornamentation or finishing
    moulding.

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tout_ensemble

  • noun an assemblage of parts or details (as in a work of art) considered as forming a whole
    ensemble.
  • noun a total impression or effect of something made up of individual parts

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confection

  • noun a food rich in sugar
    sweet.
  • noun the act of creating something (a medicine or drink or soup etc.) by compounding or mixing a variety of components
    concoction.

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stamp_collection

  • noun a collection of stamps
  • noun the collection and study of postage stamps
    philately; stamp collecting.

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aggregation

  • noun several things grouped together or considered as a whole
    assemblage; collection; accumulation.
  • noun the act of gathering something together
    collecting; assembling; collection.

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magellanic_cloud

  • noun either of two small galaxies orbiting the Milky Way; visible near the south celestial pole

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traffic

  • noun the aggregation of things (pedestrians or vehicles) coming and going in a particular locality during a specified period of time
  • noun buying and selling; especially illicit trade

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clustered

  • adjective satellite growing close together but not in dense mats
  • verb come together as in a cluster or flock
    cluster; flock; clump; constellate.
    • The poets constellate in this town every summer

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mob

  • noun a disorderly crowd of people
    rabble; rout.
  • noun a loose affiliation of gangsters in charge of organized criminal activities
    family; crime syndicate; syndicate.

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accepted

  • adjective satellite generally approved or compelling recognition
    recognised; recognized.
    • several accepted techniques for treating the condition
    • his recognized superiority in this kind of work
  • verb consider or hold as true
    accept.
    • I cannot accept the dogma of this church
    • accept an argument

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string

  • noun a lightweight cord
    twine.
  • noun stringed instruments that are played with a bow
    bowed stringed instrument.
    • the strings played superlatively well

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rental_collection

  • noun a collection of books that can be rented by readers in return for a small daily fee

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nude

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

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security

  • noun the state of being free from danger or injury
    • we support the armed services in the name of national security
  • noun defense against financial failure; financial independence
    protection.
    • his pension gave him security in his old age
    • insurance provided protection against loss of wages due to illness

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collect

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

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biota

  • noun all the plant and animal life of a particular region
    biology.

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clay

  • noun a very fine-grained soil that is plastic when moist but hard when fired
  • noun water soaked soil; soft wet earth
    mud.

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great_attractor

  • noun a massive grouping of galaxies in the direction of Centaurus and Hydra whose gravitational attraction is believed to cause deviations in the paths of other galaxies

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backlog

  • noun an accumulation of jobs not done or materials not processed that are yet to be dealt with (especially unfilled customer orders for products or services)
  • noun the large log at the back of a hearth fire

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dentition

  • noun the eruption through the gums of baby teeth
    odontiasis; teething.
  • noun the kind and number and arrangement of teeth (collectively) in a person or animal
    teeth.

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shmear

  • noun (Yiddish) a batch of things that go together
    schmeer; schmear.
    • he bought the whole schmeer

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petting

  • noun affectionate play (or foreplay without contact with the genital organs)
    cuddling; caressing; smooching; hugging; snuggling; necking; kissing; fondling.
  • verb stroke or caress gently
    pet.
    • pet the lamb

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parade

  • noun a ceremonial procession including people marching
  • noun an extended (often showy) succession of persons or things
    • a parade of strollers on the mall
    • a parade of witnesses

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classical

  • noun traditional genre of music conforming to an established form and appealing to critical interest and developed musical taste
    classical music; serious music.
  • adjective of or relating to the most highly developed stage of an earlier civilisation and its culture
    classic.
    • classic Cinese pottery

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library

  • noun a room where books are kept
    • they had brandy in the library
  • noun a collection of literary documents or records kept for reference or borrowing

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armamentarium

  • noun the collection of equipment and methods used in the practice of medicine

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martial

  • adjective satellite (of persons) befitting a warrior
    soldierlike; warriorlike; soldierly.
    • a military bearing
  • noun Roman poet noted for epigrams (first century BC)

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sum_total

  • noun the final aggregate
    summation; sum.
    • the sum of all our troubles did not equal the misery they suffered

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growth

  • noun (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level
    development; ontogenesis; maturation; ontogeny; growing.
    • he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children
  • noun a progression from simpler to more complex forms
    • the growth of culture

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odds_and_ends

  • noun a motley assortment of things
    hotchpotch; farrago; ragbag; mingle-mangle; oddments; hodgepodge; omnium-gatherum; melange; gallimaufry; mishmash.

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parcel

  • noun a wrapped container
    package.
  • noun the allotment of some amount by dividing something
    portion; share.
    • death gets more than its share of attention from theologians

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asiatic

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Asia
    Asian.
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Asia or the peoples of Asia or their languages or culture
    Asian.
    • Asian countries

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total

  • noun the whole amount
    aggregate; sum; totality.
  • noun a quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers
    sum; amount.

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jurisprudence

  • noun the branch of philosophy concerned with the law and the principles that lead courts to make the decisions they do
    legal philosophy; law.
  • noun the collection of rules imposed by authority
    law.
    • civilization presupposes respect for the law
    • the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order

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flux

  • noun the rate of flow of energy or particles across a given surface
  • noun a flow or discharge
    fluxion.

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separate

  • noun a separately printed article that originally appeared in a larger publication
    offprint; reprint.
  • noun a garment that can be purchased separately and worn in combinations with other garments

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octet

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of seven and one
    ogdoad; octad; eight; VIII; eighter; 8; eighter from Decatur; octonary.
  • noun eight performers or singers who perform together
    octette.

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legal

  • adjective established by or founded upon law or official or accepted rules
  • adjective of or relating to jurisprudence
    • legal loophole

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exposition

  • noun a systematic interpretation or explanation (usually written) of a specific topic
    expounding.
  • noun a collection of things (goods or works of art etc.) for public display
    expo; exhibition.

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melange

  • noun a motley assortment of things
    hotchpotch; farrago; ragbag; mingle-mangle; oddments; hodgepodge; odds and ends; omnium-gatherum; gallimaufry; mishmash.

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declension

  • noun the inflection of nouns and pronouns and adjectives in Indo-European languages
  • noun process of changing to an inferior state
    worsening; decline in quality; deterioration.

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syntactic_category

  • noun (grammar) a category of words having the same grammatical properties
    grammatical category.

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core

  • noun a small group of indispensable persons or things
    core group; nucleus.
    • five periodicals make up the core of their publishing program
  • noun the center of an object
    • the ball has a titanium core

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biology

  • noun the science that studies living organisms
    biological science.
  • noun characteristic life processes and phenomena of living organisms
    • the biology of viruses

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power

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

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witch

  • noun a female sorcerer or magician
    enchantress.
  • noun a being (usually female) imagined to have special powers derived from the devil

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groundcover

  • noun low-growing plants planted in deep shade or on a steep slope where turf is difficult to grow
    ground cover.
  • noun small plants other than saplings growing on a forest floor
    ground cover.

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north_america

  • noun a continent (the third largest) in the western hemisphere connected to South America by the Isthmus of Panama
  • noun the nations of the North American continent collectively

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colour_scheme

  • noun a planned combination of colors
    color scheme.
    • the color scheme for this room was determined by an interior decorator

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substitution

  • noun an event in which one thing is substituted for another
    replacement; transposition; permutation; switch.
    • the replacement of lost blood by a transfusion of donor blood
  • noun the act of putting one thing or person in the place of another: "he sent Smith in for Jones but the substitution came too late to help"
    exchange; commutation.

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post

  • noun the position where someone (as a guard or sentry) stands or is assigned to stand
    station.
    • a soldier manned the entrance post
    • a sentry station
  • noun military installation at which a body of troops is stationed
    military post.
    • this military post provides an important source of income for the town nearby
    • there is an officer's club on the post

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air_traffic

  • noun traffic created by the movement of aircraft

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norse_mythology

  • noun the mythology of Scandinavia (shared in part by Britain and Germany) until the establishment of Christianity

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throng

  • noun a large gathering of people
    concourse; multitude.
  • verb press tightly together or cram
    mob; jam; pile; pack.
    • The crowd packed the auditorium

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shariah

  • noun the code of law derived from the Koran and from the teachings and example of Mohammed
    shariah law; sharia; Islamic law; sharia law.
    • sharia is only applicable to Muslims
    • under Islamic law there is no separation of church and state

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package

  • noun a collection of things wrapped or boxed together
    parcel; packet; bundle.
  • noun a wrapped container
    parcel.

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hookup

  • noun a device providing a connection between a power source and a user
    • some campsites have electrical hookups for trailers
  • noun a system of components assembled together for a particular purpose
    assemblage.

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have

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

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troponymy

  • noun the semantic relation of being a manner of does something
  • noun the place names of a region or a language considered collectively
    troponomy.

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union

  • noun an organization of employees formed to bargain with the employer
    trades union; brotherhood; labor union; trade union.
    • you have to join the union in order to get a job
  • noun the United States (especially the northern states during the American Civil War)
    North.
    • he has visited every state in the Union
    • Lee hoped to detach Maryland from the Union
    • the North's superior resources turned the scale

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range

  • noun an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: "the range of a supersonic jet"
    ambit; reach; orbit; compass; scope.
    • a piano has a greater range than the human voice
    • the ambit of municipal legislation
    • within the compass of this article
    • within the scope of an investigation
    • outside the reach of the law
    • in the political orbit of a world power
  • noun the limits within which something can be effective
    reach.
    • range of motion
    • he was beyond the reach of their fire

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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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stand

  • noun a support or foundation
    pedestal; base.
    • the base of the lamp
  • noun the position where a thing or person stands

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mixed

  • adjective satellite consisting of a haphazard assortment of different kinds
    motley; sundry; miscellaneous; assorted.
    • an arrangement of assorted spring flowers
    • assorted sizes
    • miscellaneous accessories
    • a mixed program of baroque and contemporary music
    • a motley crew
    • sundry sciences commonly known as social"- I.A.Richards
  • verb mix together different elements
    mix; conflate; immix; coalesce; commingle; flux; fuse; combine; merge; blend; meld.
    • The colors blend well

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biologic

  • adjective pertaining to biology or to life and living things
    biological.

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block

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

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vegetal

  • adjective composed of vegetation or plants
    vegetative; vegetational.
    • regions rich in vegetal products
    • vegetational cover
    • the decaying vegetative layer covering a forest floor
  • adjective satellite (of reproduction) characterized by asexual processes
    vegetative.

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civil

  • adjective satellite applying to ordinary citizens as contrasted with the military
    • civil authorities
  • adjective not rude; marked by satisfactory (or especially minimal) adherence to social usages and sufficient but not noteworthy consideration for others
    polite.
    • even if he didn't like them he should have been civil"- W.S. Maugham

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haplotype

  • noun (genetics) a combination of alleles (for different genes) that are located closely together on the same chromosome and that tend to be inherited together

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brush

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

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carving

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

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brass

  • noun an alloy of copper and zinc
  • noun a wind instrument that consists of a brass tube (usually of variable length) that is blown by means of a cup-shaped or funnel-shaped mouthpiece
    brass instrument.

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air_power

  • noun the aggregation of a country's military aircraft
    aviation.

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tenantry

  • noun tenants of an estate considered as a group

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clustering

  • noun a grouping of a number of similar things
    cluster; clump; bunch.
    • a bunch of trees
    • a cluster of admirers
  • verb come together as in a cluster or flock
    cluster; flock; clump; constellate.
    • The poets constellate in this town every summer

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quartette

  • noun four performers or singers who perform together
    quartet.
  • noun a set of four similar things considered as a unit
    quadruplet; quartet; quadruple.

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deal

  • noun a particular instance of buying or selling
    business deal; trade.
    • it was a package deal
    • I had no further trade with him
    • he's a master of the business deal
  • noun an agreement between parties (usually arrived at after discussion) fixing obligations of each
    bargain.
    • he made a bargain with the devil
    • he rose to prominence through a series of shady deals

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hit_parade

  • noun a collection of the best or most popular people or items of a given kind
  • noun a ranked list of the songs that are most popular at a given time

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canon_law

  • noun the body of codified laws governing the affairs of a Christian church
    ecclesiastical law.

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interior_design

  • noun the trade of planning the layout and furnishings of an architectural interior
    interior decoration.
  • noun the branch of architecture dealing with the selection and organization of furnishings for an architectural interior

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long

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

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class

  • noun a collection of things sharing a common attribute
    category; family.
    • there are two classes of detergents
  • noun a body of students who are taught together
    grade; course; form.
    • early morning classes are always sleepy

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lot

  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; slew; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; pile; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; peck; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money
  • noun a parcel of land having fixed boundaries
    • he bought a lot on the lake

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suit

  • noun a set of garments (usually including a jacket and trousers or skirt) for outerwear all of the same fabric and color
    suit of clothes.
    • they buried him in his best suit
  • noun a comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy
    case; cause; causa; lawsuit.
    • the family brought suit against the landlord

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potpourri

  • noun a collection containing a variety of sorts of things
    mixture; smorgasbord; variety; motley; miscellanea; mixed bag; salmagundi; miscellany; assortment.
    • a great assortment of cars was on display
    • he had a variety of disorders
    • a veritable smorgasbord of religions
  • noun a musical composition consisting of a series of songs or other musical pieces from various sources
    pastiche; medley.

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salmagundi

  • noun a collection containing a variety of sorts of things
    mixture; smorgasbord; variety; motley; miscellanea; mixed bag; miscellany; assortment; potpourri.
    • a great assortment of cars was on display
    • he had a variety of disorders
    • a veritable smorgasbord of religions
  • noun cooked meats and eggs and vegetables usually arranged in rows around the plate and dressed with a salad dressing

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sundry

  • adjective satellite consisting of a haphazard assortment of different kinds
    mixed; motley; miscellaneous; assorted.
    • an arrangement of assorted spring flowers
    • assorted sizes
    • miscellaneous accessories
    • a mixed program of baroque and contemporary music
    • a motley crew
    • sundry sciences commonly known as social"- I.A.Richards

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brierpatch

  • noun tangled mass of prickly plants
    brier; brier patch.

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violin_family

  • noun (music) the family of bowed stringed instruments

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heap

  • noun a collection of objects laid on top of each other
    agglomerate; cumulus; pile; mound; cumulation.
  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; slew; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; pile; lot; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; peck; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money

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chess_set

  • noun checkerboard and a set of 32 pieces used to play chess

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terminus

  • noun a place where something ends or is complete
    end point; endpoint; termination.
  • noun the ultimate goal for which something is done
    destination.

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trinketry

  • noun trinkets and other ornaments of dress collectively

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shariah_law

  • noun the code of law derived from the Koran and from the teachings and example of Mohammed
    sharia; Islamic law; shariah; sharia law.
    • sharia is only applicable to Muslims
    • under Islamic law there is no separation of church and state

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central_america

  • noun the isthmus joining North America and South America; extends from the southern border of Mexico to the northern border of Colombia
  • noun the nations of Central America collectively

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schmeer

  • noun (Yiddish) a batch of things that go together
    shmear; schmear.
    • he bought the whole schmeer

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monument

  • noun a structure erected to commemorate persons or events
    memorial.
  • noun an important site that is marked and preserved as public property

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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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confect

  • noun a rich sweet made of flavored sugar and often combined with fruit or nuts
    candy.
  • verb make or construct

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trio

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
    deuce-ace; triplet; tercet; tierce; troika; three; trey; 3; ternion; trine; ternary; triad; threesome; leash; III; trinity; terzetto.
  • noun a musical composition for three performers

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signage

  • noun signs collectively (especially commercial signs or posters)
    • there will be signage displayed at each post

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quintuplet

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of four and one
    quintet; quint; Little Phoebe; cinque; fivesome; 5; Phoebe; V; five; fin; pentad.
  • noun one of five children born at the same time from the same pregnancy
    quin; quint.

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accounting

  • noun a convincing explanation that reveals basic causes
    • he was unable to give a clear accounting for his actions
  • noun a system that provides quantitative information about finances

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mold

  • noun the distinctive form in which a thing is made
    mould; cast; stamp.
    • pottery of this cast was found throughout the region
  • noun container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens
    mould; cast.

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planting

  • noun the act of fixing firmly in place
    • he ordered the planting of policemen outside every doorway
  • noun a collection of plants (trees or shrubs or flowers) in a particular area
    • the landscape architect suggested a small planting in the northwest corner

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witches'_brew

  • noun a fearsome mixture
    witches' broth; witch's brew.
    • a witches' brew of gangsters and terrorists
    • mixing dope and alcohol creates a witches' brew

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variety

  • noun a collection containing a variety of sorts of things
    mixture; smorgasbord; motley; miscellanea; mixed bag; salmagundi; miscellany; assortment; potpourri.
    • a great assortment of cars was on display
    • he had a variety of disorders
    • a veritable smorgasbord of religions
  • noun noticeable heterogeneity
    diversity; diverseness; multifariousness.
    • a diversity of possibilities
    • the range and variety of his work is amazing

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sharia

  • noun the code of law derived from the Koran and from the teachings and example of Mohammed
    shariah law; Islamic law; shariah; sharia law.
    • sharia is only applicable to Muslims
    • under Islamic law there is no separation of church and state

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generally

  • adverb usually; as a rule
    by and large; more often than not; mostly.
    • by and large it doesn't rain much here
  • adverb without distinction of one from others
    in the main; in general.
    • he is interested in snakes in general

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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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defense_lawyers

  • noun the defendant and his legal advisors collectively
    defense; defense team; defence.
    • the defense called for a mistrial
  • noun the lawyer representing the defendant
    defense lawyer; defense attorney.

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grammatical

  • adjective of or pertaining to grammar
    grammatic.
    • the grammatic structure of a sentence
    • grammatical rules
    • grammatical gender
  • adjective conforming to the rules of grammar or usage accepted by native speakers
    well-formed.
    • spoke in grammatical sentences

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book

  • noun a written work or composition that has been published (printed on pages bound together)
    • I am reading a good book on economics
  • noun physical objects consisting of a number of pages bound together
    volume.
    • he used a large book as a doorstop

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motor_pool

  • noun a fleet of military vehicles controlled by a single agency and available for use as needed

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vegetative

  • adjective of or relating to an activity that is passive and monotonous
    vegetive.
    • a dull vegetative lifestyle
  • adjective composed of vegetation or plants
    vegetal; vegetational.
    • regions rich in vegetal products
    • vegetational cover
    • the decaying vegetative layer covering a forest floor

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thread

  • noun a fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing and weaving
    yarn.
  • noun any long object resembling a thin line
    ribbon.
    • a mere ribbon of land
    • the lighted ribbon of traffic
    • from the air the road was a grey thread
    • a thread of smoke climbed upward

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sestet

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of five and one
    sixer; Captain Hicks; hexad; sise; VI; six; sextet; half a dozen; 6; sextuplet.
  • noun six performers or singers who perform together
    sextette; sextet.

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draw

  • noun a gully that is shallower than a ravine
  • noun an entertainer who attracts large audiences
    attraction; drawing card; attracter; attractor.
    • he was the biggest drawing card they had

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scrub

  • noun dense vegetation consisting of stunted trees or bushes
    bush; chaparral.
  • noun the act of cleaning a surface by rubbing it with a brush and soap and water
    scouring; scrubbing.

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extragalactic_nebula

  • noun (astronomy) a collection of star systems; any of the billions of systems each having many stars and nebulae and dust
    galaxy.
    • `extragalactic nebula' is a former name for `galaxy'

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prosecution

  • noun the institution and conduct of legal proceedings against a defendant for criminal behavior
    criminal prosecution.
  • noun the lawyers acting for the state to put the case against the defendant

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miscellaneous

  • adjective satellite consisting of a haphazard assortment of different kinds
    mixed; motley; sundry; assorted.
    • an arrangement of assorted spring flowers
    • assorted sizes
    • miscellaneous accessories
    • a mixed program of baroque and contemporary music
    • a motley crew
    • sundry sciences commonly known as social"- I.A.Richards
  • adjective satellite having many aspects
    many-sided; multifarious; multifaceted.
    • a many-sided subject
    • a multifaceted undertaking
    • multifarious interests
    • the multifarious noise of a great city
    • a miscellaneous crowd

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bundle

  • noun a collection of things wrapped or boxed together
    parcel; packet; package.
  • noun a package of several things tied together for carrying or storing
    sheaf.

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nucleus

  • noun a part of the cell containing DNA and RNA and responsible for growth and reproduction
    karyon; cell nucleus.
  • noun the positively charged dense center of an atom

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comfit

  • noun candy containing a fruit or nut
  • verb make into a confection
    confection; confect.
    • This medicine is home-confected

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mishmash

  • noun a motley assortment of things
    hotchpotch; farrago; ragbag; mingle-mangle; oddments; hodgepodge; odds and ends; omnium-gatherum; melange; gallimaufry.

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pool

  • noun an excavation that is (usually) filled with water
  • noun a small lake
    pond.
    • the pond was too small for sailing

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land

  • noun the land on which real estate is located
    • he built the house on land leased from the city
  • noun material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use)
    soil; ground.
    • the land had never been plowed
    • good agricultural soil

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sphinx

  • noun an inscrutable person who keeps his thoughts and intentions secret
  • noun (Greek mythology) a riddling winged monster with a woman's head and breast on a lion's body; daughter of Typhon

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congeries

  • noun a sum total of many heterogenous things taken together
    aggregate; conglomeration.

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muckheap

  • noun a heap of dung or refuse
    dunghill; midden; muckhill.

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repertoire

  • noun the entire range of skills or aptitudes or devices used in a particular field or occupation
    repertory.
    • the repertory of the supposed feats of mesmerism
    • has a large repertory of dialects and characters
  • noun a collection of works (plays, songs, operas, ballets) that an artist or company can perform and do perform for short intervals on a regular schedule
    repertory.

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blend

  • noun an occurrence of thorough mixing
  • noun a new word formed by joining two others and combining their meanings
    portmanteau word; portmanteau.
    • `smog' is a blend of `smoke' and `fog'
    • `motel' is a portmanteau word made by combining `motor' and `hotel'
    • `brunch' is a well-known portmanteau

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odds

  • noun the likelihood of a thing occurring rather than not occurring
  • noun the ratio by which one better's wager is greater than that of another
    betting odds.
    • he offered odds of two to one

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rule

  • noun a principle or condition that customarily governs behavior
    regulation.
    • it was his rule to take a walk before breakfast
    • short haircuts were the regulation
  • noun something regarded as a normative example
    formula; pattern; normal; convention.
    • the convention of not naming the main character
    • violence is the rule not the exception
    • his formula for impressing visitors

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precedent

  • noun an example that is used to justify similar occurrences at a later time
    case in point.
  • noun (civil law) a law established by following earlier judicial decisions
    common law; case law.

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stockpile

  • noun something kept back or saved for future use or a special purpose
    backlog; reserve.
  • noun a storage pile accumulated for future use

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mass

  • noun the property of a body that causes it to have weight in a gravitational field
  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; slew; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; pile; lot; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; peck; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money

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asian

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Asia
    Asiatic.
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Asia or the peoples of Asia or their languages or culture
    Asiatic.
    • Asian countries

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teeth

  • noun the kind and number and arrangement of teeth (collectively) in a person or animal
    dentition.
  • noun hard bonelike structures in the jaws of vertebrates; used for biting and chewing or for attack and defense
    tooth.

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pyre

  • noun wood heaped for burning a dead body as a funeral rite
    funeral pyre.

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orient

  • noun the countries of Asia
    East.
  • noun the hemisphere that includes Eurasia and Africa and Australia
    eastern hemisphere.

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