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essay

  • noun an analytic or interpretive literary composition
  • noun a tentative attempt

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fawn

  • noun a color or pigment varying around a light grey-brown color
    greyish brown; dun; grayish brown.
    • she wore dun
  • noun a young deer

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wagnerian

  • noun a follower of the theories or an admirer of the music of Richard Wagner
  • adjective of or relating to Richard Wagner or his music

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try_out

  • verb put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to
    essay; prove; try; examine; test.
    • This approach has been tried with good results
    • Test this recipe
  • verb try something new, as in order to gain experience
    experiment.
    • Students experiment sexually
    • The composer experimented with a new style

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renown

  • noun the state or quality of being widely honored and acclaimed
    celebrity; fame.

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go

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

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follow

  • verb to travel behind, go after, come after
    • The ducklings followed their mother around the pond
    • Please follow the guide through the museum
  • verb be later in time
    postdate.
    • Tuesday always follows Monday

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settlement

  • noun a body of people who settle far from home but maintain ties with their homeland; inhabitants remain nationals of their home state but are not literally under the home state's system of government
    colony.
    • the American colony in Paris
  • noun a community of people smaller than a town
    small town; village.

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payoff

  • noun the final payment of a debt
    final payment.
  • noun payment made to a person in a position of trust to corrupt his judgment
    bribe.

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lamarckian

  • noun a believer in Lamarckism
  • adjective of or relating to Lamarckism
    • Lamarckian theories

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technique

  • noun a practical method or art applied to some particular task
  • noun skillfulness in the command of fundamentals deriving from practice and familiarity
    proficiency.
    • practice greatly improves proficiency

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inhospitality

  • noun unkind and inconsiderate welcome
    • he was taken aback by such inhospitality

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charge

  • noun an impetuous rush toward someone or something
    • the wrestler's charge carried him past his adversary
    • the battle began with a cavalry charge
  • noun (criminal law) a pleading describing some wrong or offense
    complaint.
    • he was arrested on a charge of larceny

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punter

  • noun someone who propels a boat with a pole
  • noun (football) a person who kicks the football by dropping it from the hands and contacting it with the foot before it hits the ground

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under

  • adjective satellite located below or beneath something else
    nether.
    • nether garments
    • the under parts of a machine
  • adjective satellite lower in rank, power, or authority
    • an under secretary

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assay

  • noun an appraisal of the state of affairs
    check.
    • they made an assay of the contents
    • a check on its dependability under stress
  • noun a substance that is undergoing an analysis of its components

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song

  • noun a short musical composition with words
    vocal.
    • a successful musical must have at least three good songs
  • noun a distinctive or characteristic sound
    • the song of bullets was in the air
    • the song of the wind
    • the wheels sang their song as the train rocketed ahead

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vassal

  • noun a person holding a fief; a person who owes allegiance and service to a feudal lord
    feudatory; liegeman; liege; liege subject.

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reader

  • noun a person who enjoys reading
  • noun someone who contracts to receive and pay for a service or a certain number of issues of a publication
    subscriber.

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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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group_action

  • noun action taken by a group of people

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fall

  • noun the season when the leaves fall from the trees
    autumn.
    • in the fall of 1973
  • noun a sudden drop from an upright position
    tumble; spill.
    • he had a nasty spill on the ice

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subservient

  • adjective satellite compliant and obedient to authority
    • editors and journalists who express opinions in print that are opposed to the interests of the rich are dismissed and replaced by subservient ones"-G. B. Shaw
  • adjective satellite serving or acting as a means or aid
    instrumental; implemental.
    • instrumental in solving the crime

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examen

  • noun a detailed inspection of your conscience (as done daily by Jesuits)
    examination.
  • noun a critical study (as of a writer's work)

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encounter

  • noun a minor short-term fight
    skirmish; brush; clash.
  • noun a casual or unexpected convergence
    meeting.
    • he still remembers their meeting in Paris
    • there was a brief encounter in the hallway

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prize

  • noun something given for victory or superiority in a contest or competition or for winning a lottery
    award.
    • the prize was a free trip to Europe
  • noun goods or money obtained illegally
    swag; booty; pillage; plunder; dirty money; loot.

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laurels

  • noun a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction
    honour; accolade; honor; award.
    • an award for bravery
  • noun the state of being honored
    honour; honor.

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celebrity

  • noun a widely known person
    famous person.
    • he was a baseball celebrity
  • noun the state or quality of being widely honored and acclaimed
    renown; fame.

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laying

  • noun the production of eggs (especially in birds)
    egg laying.
  • verb put into a certain place or abstract location
    set; pose; place; lay; put; position.
    • Put your things here
    • Set the tray down
    • Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children
    • Place emphasis on a certain point

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feudatory

  • noun a person holding a fief; a person who owes allegiance and service to a feudal lord
    vassal; liegeman; liege; liege subject.
  • adjective of or pertaining to the relation of a feudal vassal to his lord
    • a feudatory relationship

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legalisation

  • noun the act of making lawful
    legitimation; legalization.

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settle

  • noun a long wooden bench with a back
    settee.
  • verb settle into a position, usually on a surface or ground
    settle down.
    • dust settled on the roofs

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succession

  • noun a following of one thing after another in time
    chronological succession; chronological sequence; successiveness; sequence.
    • the doctor saw a sequence of patients
  • noun a group of people or things arranged or following in order
    • a succession of stalls offering soft drinks
    • a succession of failures

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hustle

  • noun a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property
    bunko; bunco game; bunko game; sting; flimflam; con game; confidence game; gyp; bunco; confidence trick; con.
  • noun a rapid active commotion
    fuss; flurry; bustle; ado; stir.

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charter

  • noun a document incorporating an institution and specifying its rights; includes the articles of incorporation and the certificate of incorporation
  • noun a contract to hire or lease transportation

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pledge

  • noun a deposit of personal property as security for a debt
    • his saxophone was in pledge
  • noun someone accepted for membership but not yet fully admitted to the group

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fence

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

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liegeman

  • noun a person holding a fief; a person who owes allegiance and service to a feudal lord
    vassal; feudatory; liege; liege subject.

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bar_examination

  • noun an examination conducted at regular intervals to determine whether a candidate is qualified to practice law in a given jurisdiction
    bar exam.
    • applicants may qualify to take the New York bar examination by graduating from an approved law school
    • he passed the bar exam on his third try

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subordinate

  • noun an assistant subject to the authority or control of another
    underling; foot soldier; subsidiary.
  • noun a word that is more specific than a given word
    hyponym; subordinate word.

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sub

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

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giving

  • noun the act of giving
    gift.
  • noun the imparting of news or promises etc.
    • he gave us the news and made a great show of the giving
    • giving his word of honor seemed to come too easily

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servility

  • noun abject or cringing submissiveness
    obsequiousness; subservience.

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eminent

  • adjective satellite standing above others in quality or position
    high.
    • people in high places
    • the high priest
    • eminent members of the community
  • adjective satellite of imposing height; especially standing out above others
    towering; soaring; lofty.
    • an eminent peak
    • lofty mountains
    • the soaring spires of the cathedral
    • towering icebergs

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disburser

  • noun someone who spends money to purchase goods or services
    expender; spender.

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test_paper

  • noun a written examination
    exam paper; examination paper; question sheet.
  • noun paper impregnated with an indicator for use in chemical tests

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dr.

  • noun a person who holds Ph.D. degree (or the equivalent) from an academic institution
    doctor.
    • she is a doctor of philosophy in physics
  • noun a licensed medical practitioner
    MD; medico; physician; doc; doctor.
    • I felt so bad I went to see my doctor

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succumb

  • verb consent reluctantly
    give in; knuckle under; yield; buckle under.
  • verb be fatally overwhelmed
    yield.

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wrestler

  • noun combatant who tries to throw opponent to the ground
    matman; grappler.

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devotee

  • noun an ardent follower and admirer
    lover; fan; buff.

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jennings

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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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customer_agent

  • noun a foreign purchaser who buys goods outright for resale

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favourable

  • adjective encouraging or approving or pleasing
    favorable.
    • a favorable reply
    • he received a favorable rating
    • listened with a favorable ear
    • made a favorable impression
  • adjective (of winds or weather) tending to promote or facilitate
    favorable.
    • the days were fair and the winds were favorable

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let

  • noun a brutal terrorist group active in Kashmir; fights against India with the goal of restoring Islamic rule of India
    Army of the Pure; Army of the Righteous; Lashkar-e-Taiba; Lashkar-e-Tayyiba; Lashkar-e-Toiba.
    • Lashkar-e-Toiba has committed mass murders of civilian Hindus
  • noun a serve that strikes the net before falling into the receiver's court; the ball must be served again
    net ball.

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licence

  • noun excessive freedom; lack of due restraint
    license.
    • when liberty becomes license dictatorship is near"- Will Durant
    • the intolerable license with which the newspapers break...the rules of decorum"- Edmund Burke
  • noun freedom to deviate deliberately from normally applicable rules or practices (especially in behavior or speech)
    license.

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flunky

  • noun a male servant (especially a footman)
    flunkey; lackey.
  • noun a person of unquestioning obedience
    yes-man; stooge; flunkey.

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overnighter

  • noun a guest who stays overnight
  • noun a small traveling bag to carry clothing and accessories for staying overnight
    overnight case; overnight bag.

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eleven-plus

  • noun (formerly in Britain) an examination taken by 11 and 12 year old students to select suitable candidates for grammar school
    11-plus.

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receive

  • verb get something; come into possession of
    have.
    • receive payment
    • receive a gift
    • receive letters from the front
  • verb receive a specified treatment (abstract)
    incur; obtain; find; get.
    • These aspects of civilization do not find expression or receive an interpretation
    • His movie received a good review
    • I got nothing but trouble for my good intentions

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iq_test

  • noun a psychometric test of intelligence
    intelligence test.
    • they used to think that intelligence is what an intelligence test tests

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compliance

  • noun acting according to certain accepted standards
    conformity; conformation; abidance.
    • their financial statements are in conformity with generally accepted accounting practices
  • noun a disposition or tendency to yield to the will of others
    deference; obligingness; complaisance; compliancy.

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experience

  • noun the accumulation of knowledge or skill that results from direct participation in events or activities
    • a man of experience
    • experience is the best teacher
  • noun the content of direct observation or participation in an event
    • he had a religious experience
    • he recalled the experience vividly

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bow

  • noun a knot with two loops and loose ends; used to tie shoelaces
    bowknot.
  • noun a slightly curved piece of resilient wood with taut horsehair strands; used in playing certain stringed instruments

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trial

  • noun the act of testing something
    test; run.
    • in the experimental trials the amount of carbon was measured separately
    • he called each flip of the coin a new trial
  • noun trying something to find out about it
    test; trial run; tryout.
    • a sample for ten days free trial
    • a trial of progesterone failed to relieve the pain

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compliancy

  • noun a disposition or tendency to yield to the will of others
    deference; obligingness; compliance; complaisance.

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action

  • noun something done (usually as opposed to something said)
    • there were stories of murders and other unnatural actions
  • noun the state of being active
    activeness; activity.
    • his sphere of activity
    • he is out of action

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hospitality

  • noun kindness in welcoming guests or strangers
    cordial reception.

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maker

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

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cartesian

  • noun a follower of Cartesian thought
  • adjective of or relating to Rene Descartes or his works
    • Cartesian linguistics

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claim

  • noun an assertion of a right (as to money or property)
    • his claim asked for damages
  • noun an assertion that something is true or factual
    • his claim that he was innocent
    • evidence contradicted the government's claims

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win

  • noun a victory (as in a race or other competition)
    • he was happy to get the win
  • noun something won (especially money)
    winnings; profits.

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shopaholic

  • noun a compulsive shopper
    • shopaholics can never resist a bargain

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follower

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

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slavish

  • adjective satellite blindly imitative
    • a slavish copy of the original
  • adjective satellite abjectly submissive; characteristic of a slave or servant
    subservient; submissive.
    • slavish devotion to her job ruled her life
    • a slavish yes-man to the party bosses"- S.H.Adams
    • she has become submissive and subservient

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sanction

  • noun formal and explicit approval
    indorsement; countenance; endorsement; imprimatur; warrant.
    • a Democrat usually gets the union's endorsement
  • noun a mechanism of social control for enforcing a society's standards

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word_sense

  • noun the accepted meaning of a word
    word meaning; acceptation.

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credence

  • noun the mental attitude that something is believable and should be accepted as true
    acceptance.
    • he gave credence to the gossip
    • acceptance of Newtonian mechanics was unquestioned for 200 years
  • noun a kind of sideboard or buffet
    credenza.

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eye

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

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prove

  • verb be shown or be found to be
    turn up; turn out.
    • She proved to be right
    • The medicine turned out to save her life
    • She turned up HIV positive
  • verb establish the validity of something, as by an example, explanation or experiment
    shew; demonstrate; show; establish.
    • The experiment demonstrated the instability of the compound
    • The mathematician showed the validity of the conjecture

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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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sub-test

  • noun one of a battery of related tests

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eleven

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of ten and one
    11; XI.
  • noun a team that plays football
    football team.

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take_up

  • verb pursue or resume
    • take up a matter for consideration
  • verb adopt
    fasten on; hook on; seize on; latch on.
    • take up new ideas

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examination

  • noun the act of examining something closely (as for mistakes)
    scrutiny.
  • noun a set of questions or exercises evaluating skill or knowledge
    test; exam.
    • when the test was stolen the professor had to make a new set of questions

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knuckle

  • noun a joint of a finger when the fist is closed
    metacarpophalangeal joint; knuckle joint.
  • verb press or rub with the knuckles

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merchant_bank

  • noun a credit card processing bank; merchants receive credit for credit card receipts less a processing fee
    acquirer.

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assessment

  • noun the classification of someone or something with respect to its worth
    appraisal.
  • noun an amount determined as payable
    • the assessment for repairs outraged the club's membership

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patronage

  • noun the act of providing approval and support
    backing; championship; backup.
    • his vigorous backing of the conservatives got him in trouble with progressives
  • noun customers collectively
    clientele; business.
    • they have an upper class clientele

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entrance

  • noun something that provides access (to get in or get out)
    entryway; entree; entranceway; entry.
    • they waited at the entrance to the garden
    • beggars waited just outside the entryway to the cathedral
  • noun a movement into or inward
    entering.

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tester

  • noun someone who administers a test to determine your qualifications
    quizzer; examiner.
  • noun a flat canopy (especially one over a four-poster bed)

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share

  • noun assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group
    portion; part; percentage.
    • he wanted his share in cash
  • noun any of the equal portions into which the capital stock of a corporation is divided and ownership of which is evidenced by a stock certificate
    • he bought 100 shares of IBM at the market price

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award

  • noun a grant made by a law court
    awarding.
    • he criticized the awarding of compensation by the court
  • noun a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction
    honour; accolade; honor; laurels.
    • an award for bravery

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approving

  • noun the formal act of approving
    approval; blessing.
    • he gave the project his blessing
    • his decision merited the approval of any sensible person
  • verb give sanction to
    O.K.; okay; approve; sanction.
    • I approve of his educational policies

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academician

  • noun someone elected to honorary membership in an academy
  • noun a scholar who is skilled in academic disputation
    schoolman.

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accept

  • verb consider or hold as true
    • I cannot accept the dogma of this church
    • accept an argument
  • verb receive willingly something given or offered
    have; take.
    • The only girl who would have him was the miller's daughter
    • I won't have this dog in my house!
    • Please accept my present

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projective

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glad

  • noun any of numerous plants of the genus Gladiolus native chiefly to tropical and South Africa having sword-shaped leaves and one-sided spikes of brightly colored funnel-shaped flowers; widely cultivated
    gladiolus; sword lily; gladiola.
  • adjective showing or causing joy and pleasure; especially made happy
    • glad you are here
    • glad that they succeeded
    • gave a glad shout
    • a glad smile
    • heard the glad news
    • a glad occasion

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legitimation

  • noun the act of rendering a person legitimate
    • he has filial rights because he obtained letters of legitimation from the king
    • his parents' subsequent marriage resulted in his legitimation
  • noun the act of making lawful
    legalization; legalisation.

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grill

  • noun a restaurant where food is cooked on a grill
    grillroom.
  • noun a framework of metal bars used as a partition or a grate
    grillwork; grille.
    • he cooked hamburgers on the grill

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question_sheet

  • noun a written examination
    exam paper; examination paper; test paper.

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word

  • noun a unit of language that native speakers can identify
    • words are the blocks from which sentences are made
    • he hardly said ten words all morning
  • noun a brief statement
    • he didn't say a word about it

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midterm

  • noun the middle of the gestation period
  • noun middle of an academic term or a political term in office

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freudian

  • noun a person who follows the basic theories or practices of Sigmund Freud
  • adjective of or relating to Sigmund Freud or his psychoanalytic ideas
    • Freudian theories

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soul

  • noun the immaterial part of a person; the actuating cause of an individual life
    psyche.
  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; person; individual; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do

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self_acceptance

  • noun an acceptance of yourself as you are, warts and all

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can

  • noun airtight sealed metal container for food or drink or paint etc.
    tin; tin can.
  • noun the quantity contained in a can
    canful.

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nestorian

  • noun a follower of Nestorius
  • adjective relating to Nestorius or Nestorianism

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stature

  • noun high level of respect gained by impressive development or achievement
    • a man of great stature
  • noun (of a standing person) the distance from head to foot
    height.

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following

  • noun a group of followers or enthusiasts
    followers.
  • noun the act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture
    pursual; pursuit; chase.
    • the culprit started to run and the cop took off in pursuit

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meet

  • noun a meeting at which a number of athletic contests are held
    sports meeting.
  • verb come together
    see; come across; run into; run across; encounter.
    • I'll probably see you at the meeting
    • How nice to see you again!

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control

  • noun power to direct or determine
    • under control
  • noun a relation of constraint of one entity (thing or person or group) by another
    • measures for the control of disease
    • they instituted controls over drinking on campus

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defer

  • verb hold back to a later time
    prorogue; set back; remit; put off; put over; shelve; table; postpone; hold over.
    • let's postpone the exam
  • verb yield to another's wish or opinion
    give in; accede; submit; bow.
    • The government bowed to the military pressure

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patron

  • noun a regular customer
    frequenter.
  • noun the proprietor of an inn

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give

  • noun the elasticity of something that can be stretched and returns to its original length
    spring; springiness.
  • verb cause to have, in the abstract sense or physical sense
    • She gave him a black eye
    • The draft gave me a cold

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assent

  • noun agreement with a statement or proposal to do something
    acquiescence.
    • he gave his assent eagerly
    • a murmur of acquiescence from the assembly
  • verb to agree or express agreement
    accede; acquiesce.
    • The Maestro assented to the request for an encore

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agent

  • noun an active and efficient cause; capable of producing a certain effect
    • their research uncovered new disease agents
  • noun a representative who acts on behalf of other persons or organizations

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sample

  • noun a small part of something intended as representative of the whole
  • noun items selected at random from a population and used to test hypotheses about the population
    sample distribution; sampling.

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sense

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

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giving_up

  • noun a verbal act of admitting defeat
    surrender; yielding.
  • noun the act of forsaking
    forsaking.

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prostration

  • noun an abrupt failure of function or complete physical exhaustion
    collapse.
    • the commander's prostration demoralized his men
  • noun abject submission; the emotional equivalent of prostrating your body

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guarantee

  • noun a written assurance that some product or service will be provided or will meet certain specifications
    warrantee; warranty; warrant.
  • noun an unconditional commitment that something will happen or that something is true
    • there is no guarantee that they are not lying

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inheritance

  • noun hereditary succession to a title or an office or property
    heritage.
  • noun that which is inherited; a title or property or estate that passes by law to the heir on the death of the owner
    heritage.

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yielding

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

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permission

  • noun approval to do something
    • he asked permission to leave
  • noun the act of giving a formal (usually written) authorization
    permit; license.

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midterm_examination

  • noun an examination administered in the middle of an academic term
    midterm exam; midterm.

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claque

  • noun a group of followers hired to applaud at a performance

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regaining

  • noun getting something back again
    restoration; return; restitution.
    • upon the restitution of the book to its rightful owner the child was given a tongue lashing
  • verb get or find back; recover the use of
    regain; recover; retrieve; find.
    • She regained control of herself
    • She found her voice and replied quickly

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attachment

  • noun a feeling of affection for a person or an institution
    fond regard.
  • noun a supplementary part or accessory

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endorsement

  • noun a promotional statement (as found on the dust jackets of books)
    indorsement; blurb.
    • the author got all his friends to write blurbs for his book
  • noun a speech seconding a motion
    second; indorsement; secondment.
    • do I hear a second?

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prelim

  • noun a minor match preceding the main event
    preliminary.
  • noun an examination taken by graduate students to determine their fitness to continue
    preliminary examination; preliminary exam.

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restitution

  • noun a sum of money paid in compensation for loss or injury
    indemnification; amends; redress; damages; indemnity.
  • noun the act of restoring something to its original state

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stock

  • noun the capital raised by a corporation through the issue of shares entitling holders to an ownership interest (equity)
    • he owns a controlling share of the company's stock
  • noun the merchandise that a shop has on hand
    inventory.
    • they carried a vast inventory of hardware
    • they stopped selling in exact sizes in order to reduce inventory

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gaming

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

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okay

  • noun an endorsement
    okey; OK; O.K.; okeh.
    • they gave us the O.K. to go ahead
  • verb give sanction to
    O.K.; approve; sanction.
    • I approve of his educational policies

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putsch

  • noun a sudden and decisive change of government illegally or by force
    coup; takeover; coup d'etat.

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trier

  • noun one (as a judge) who examines and settles a case
  • noun one who tries
    essayer; attempter.

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receptivity

  • noun willingness or readiness to receive (especially impressions or ideas)
    openness; receptiveness.
    • he was testing the government's receptiveness to reform
    • this receptiveness is the key feature in oestral behavior, enabling natural mating to occur
    • their receptivity to the proposal

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man

  • noun an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)
    adult male.
    • there were two women and six men on the bus
  • noun someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force
    military man; serviceman; military personnel.
    • two men stood sentry duty

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purchase

  • noun the acquisition of something for payment
    • they closed the purchase with a handshake
  • noun something acquired by purchase

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attempt

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

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misappropriation

  • noun the fraudulent appropriation of funds or property entrusted to your care but actually owned by someone else
    embezzlement; peculation; defalcation; misapplication.
  • noun wrongful borrowing
    • his explanation was a misappropriation of sociological theory

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borrowing

  • noun the appropriation (of ideas or words etc) from another source
    adoption.
    • the borrowing of ancient motifs was very apparent
  • noun obtaining funds from a lender

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voice

  • noun the distinctive quality or pitch or condition of a person's speech
    • A shrill voice sounded behind us
  • noun the sound made by the vibration of vocal folds modified by the resonance of the vocal tract
    vocalism; phonation; vocalization; vocalisation; vox.
    • a singer takes good care of his voice
    • the giraffe cannot make any vocalizations

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allow

  • verb make it possible through a specific action or lack of action for something to happen
    let; permit.
    • This permits the water to rush in
    • This sealed door won't allow the water come into the basement
    • This will permit the rain to run off
  • verb consent to, give permission
    countenance; let; permit.
    • She permitted her son to visit her estranged husband
    • I won't let the police search her basement
    • I cannot allow you to see your exam

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oral_examination

  • noun an examination conducted by spoken communication
    viva; viva voce; oral; oral exam.

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psychometric_test

  • noun any standardized procedure for measuring sensitivity or memory or intelligence or aptitude or personality etc
    test; mental testing; mental test.
    • the test was standardized on a large sample of students

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houston

  • noun the largest city in Texas; located in southeastern Texas near the Gulf of Mexico; site of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • noun United States politician and military leader who fought to gain independence for Texas from Mexico and to make it a part of the United States (1793-1863)
    Samuel Houston; Sam Houston.

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tagalong

  • noun someone who persistently (and annoyingly) follows along
    hanger-on.

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consent

  • noun permission to do something
    • he indicated his consent
  • verb give an affirmative reply to; respond favorably to
    go for; accept.
    • I cannot accept your invitation
    • I go for this resolution

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over

  • noun (cricket) the division of play during which six balls are bowled at the batsman by one player from the other team from the same end of the pitch
  • adjective satellite having come or been brought to a conclusion
    concluded; terminated; complete; ended; all over.
    • the harvesting was complete
    • the affair is over, ended, finished
    • the abruptly terminated interview

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truckling

  • noun the act of obeying meanly (especially obeying in a humble manner or for unworthy reasons)
  • verb yield to out of weakness
    truckle.

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preempt

  • noun a high bid that is intended to prevent the opposing players from bidding
    pre-empt; preemptive bid.
  • verb acquire for oneself before others can do so

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liege_subject

  • noun a person holding a fief; a person who owes allegiance and service to a feudal lord
    vassal; feudatory; liegeman; liege.

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receptiveness

  • noun willingness or readiness to receive (especially impressions or ideas)
    receptivity; openness.
    • he was testing the government's receptiveness to reform
    • this receptiveness is the key feature in oestral behavior, enabling natural mating to occur
    • their receptivity to the proposal

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toady

  • noun a person who tries to please someone in order to gain a personal advantage
    sycophant; lackey; ass-kisser; crawler.
  • verb try to gain favor by cringing or flattering
    fawn; kowtow; kotow; bootlick; suck up; truckle.
    • He is always kowtowing to his boss

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arrogation

  • noun seizure by the government
    confiscation.

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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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obeisance

  • noun bending the head or body or knee as a sign of reverence or submission or shame or greeting
    bowing; bow.
  • noun the act of obeying; dutiful or submissive behavior with respect to another person
    obedience.

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style

  • noun how something is done or how it happens
    fashion; manner; way; mode.
    • her dignified manner
    • his rapid manner of talking
    • their nomadic mode of existence
    • in the characteristic New York style
    • a lonely way of life
    • in an abrasive fashion
  • noun a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period
    expressive style.
    • all the reporters were expected to adopt the style of the newspaper

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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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obligingness

  • noun a disposition or tendency to yield to the will of others
    deference; compliance; complaisance; compliancy.

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brook

  • noun a natural stream of water smaller than a river (and often a tributary of a river)
    creek.
    • the creek dried up every summer
  • verb put up with something or somebody unpleasant
    stomach; support; put up; tolerate; bear; abide; endure; stick out; suffer; digest; stand.
    • I cannot bear his constant criticism
    • The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks
    • he learned to tolerate the heat
    • She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage

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bosom

  • noun the chest considered as the place where secret thoughts are kept
    • his bosom was bursting with the secret
  • noun a person's breast or chest

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labor

  • noun a social class comprising those who do manual labor or work for wages
    working class; labour; proletariat.
    • there is a shortage of skilled labor in this field
  • noun productive work (especially physical work done for wages)
    toil; labour.
    • his labor did not require a great deal of skill

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better

  • noun something superior in quality or condition or effect
    • a change for the better
  • noun someone who bets
    wagerer; punter; bettor.

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respectfulness

  • noun courteous regard for people's feelings
    deference; respect.
    • in deference to your wishes
    • out of respect for his privacy

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take_in

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

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good

  • noun benefit
    • for your own good
    • what's the good of worrying?
  • noun moral excellence or admirableness
    goodness.
    • there is much good to be found in people

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return

  • noun document giving the tax collector information about the taxpayer's tax liability
    tax return; income tax return.
    • his gross income was enough that he had to file a tax return
  • noun a coming to or returning home
    homecoming.
    • on his return from Australia we gave him a welcoming party

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hunter

  • noun someone who hunts game
    huntsman.
  • noun a person who searches for something
    • a treasure hunter

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warrantee

  • noun a recipient of a warrant issued by a court in the United States
  • noun a customer to whom a warrant or guarantee is given

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association

  • noun a formal organization of people or groups of people
    • he joined the Modern Language Association
  • noun the act of consorting with or joining with others
    • you cannot be convicted of criminal guilt by association

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notable

  • noun a celebrity who is an inspiration to others
    luminary; guiding light; leading light; notability.
    • he was host to a large gathering of luminaries
  • adjective satellite worthy of notice
    noteworthy.
    • a noteworthy advance in cancer research

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name

  • noun a language unit by which a person or thing is known
    • his name really is George Washington
    • those are two names for the same thing
  • noun a person's reputation
    • he wanted to protect his good name

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drop

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

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carry-the_can

  • verb accept the unpleasant consequences of one's actions
    face the music.

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projective_technique

  • noun any personality test designed to yield information about someone's personality on the basis of their unrestricted response to ambiguous objects or situations
    projective test; projective device.

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hijack

  • noun seizure of a vehicle in transit either to rob it or divert it to an alternate destination
    highjack.
  • verb take arbitrarily or by force
    commandeer; highjack; pirate.
    • The Cubans commandeered the plane and flew it to Miami

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habitue

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

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vogue

  • noun the popular taste at a given time
    trend; style.
    • leather is the latest vogue
    • he followed current trends
    • the 1920s had a style of their own
  • noun a current state of general acceptance and use

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domain

  • noun a particular environment or walk of life
    arena; sphere; area; orbit; field.
    • his social sphere is limited
    • it was a closed area of employment
    • he's out of my orbit
  • noun territory over which rule or control is exercised
    land; demesne.
    • his domain extended into Europe
    • he made it the law of the land

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hanger

  • noun a worker who hangs something
  • noun anything from which something can be hung

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mental

  • adjective involving the mind or an intellectual process
    • mental images of happy times
    • mental calculations
    • in a terrible mental state
    • mental suffering
    • free from mental defects
  • adjective of or relating to the mind
    • mental powers
    • mental development
    • mental hygiene

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receipt

  • noun the act of receiving
    reception.
  • noun an acknowledgment (usually tangible) that payment has been made

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fixture

  • noun an object firmly fixed in place (especially in a household)
  • noun a regular patron
    regular; habitue.
    • an habitue of the racetrack
    • a bum who is a Central Park fixture

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procural

  • noun the act of getting possession of something
    procurement; procurance.
    • he was responsible for the procurement of materials and supplies

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sponsor

  • noun someone who supports or champions something
    patron; supporter.
  • noun an advocate who presents a person (as for an award or a degree or an introduction etc.)
    presenter.

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undertake

  • verb enter upon an activity or enterprise
    set about; attempt.
  • verb accept as a challenge
    tackle; take on.
    • I'll tackle this difficult task

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flunkey

  • noun a male servant (especially a footman)
    flunky; lackey.
  • noun a person of unquestioning obedience
    flunky; yes-man; stooge.

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extract

  • noun a solution obtained by steeping or soaking a substance (usually in water)
    infusion.
  • noun a passage selected from a larger work
    excerption; selection; excerpt.
    • he presented excerpts from William James' philosophical writings

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out

  • noun (baseball) a failure by a batter or runner to reach a base safely in baseball
    • you only get 3 outs per inning
  • verb to state openly and publicly one's homosexuality
    come out of the closet; come out.
    • This actor outed last year

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album

  • noun one or more recordings issued together; originally released on 12-inch phonograph records (usually with attractive record covers) and later on cassette audiotape and compact disc
    record album.
  • noun a book of blank pages with pockets or envelopes; for organizing photographs or stamp collections etc

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toleration

  • noun a disposition to tolerate or accept people or situations
    sufferance; acceptance.
    • all people should practice toleration and live together in peace
  • noun official recognition of the right of individuals to hold dissenting opinions (especially in religion)

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acknowledgment

  • noun the state or quality of being recognized or acknowledged
    recognition; acknowledgement.
    • the partners were delighted with the recognition of their work
    • she seems to avoid much in the way of recognition or acknowledgement of feminist work prior to her own
  • noun a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage
    reference; mention; citation; credit; cite; quotation.
    • the student's essay failed to list several important citations
    • the acknowledgments are usually printed at the front of a book
    • the article includes mention of similar clinical cases

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actor

  • noun a theatrical performer
    thespian; player; role player; histrion.
  • noun a person who acts and gets things done
    doer; worker.
    • he's a principal actor in this affair
    • when you want something done get a doer
    • he's a miracle worker

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profit

  • noun the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses)
    net profit; lucre; earnings; net; profits; net income.
  • noun the advantageous quality of being beneficial
    gain.

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adhere

  • verb be compatible or in accordance with
    • You must adhere to the rules
  • verb follow through or carry out a plan without deviation
    • They adhered to their plan

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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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adhesion

  • noun abnormal union of bodily tissues; most common in the abdomen
  • noun a fibrous band of scar tissue that binds together normally separate anatomical structures

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investigation

  • noun an inquiry into unfamiliar or questionable activities
    probe.
    • there was a congressional probe into the scandal
  • noun the work of inquiring into something thoroughly and systematically
    investigating.

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final_examination

  • noun an examination administered at the end of an academic term
    final exam; final.

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absorb

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

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salute

  • noun an act of honor or courteous recognition
    salutation.
    • a musical salute to the composer on his birthday
  • noun a formal military gesture of respect
    military greeting.

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sheep

  • noun woolly usually horned ruminant mammal related to the goat
  • noun a timid defenseless simpleton who is readily preyed upon

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resume

  • noun short descriptive summary (of events)
    sketch; survey.
  • noun a summary of your academic and work history
    curriculum vitae; CV.

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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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take_on

  • verb take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect
    assume; acquire; take; adopt.
    • His voice took on a sad tone
    • The story took a new turn
    • he adopted an air of superiority
    • She assumed strange manners
    • The gods assume human or animal form in these fables
  • verb take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities
    assume; take over; adopt.
    • When will the new President assume office?

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mental_testing

  • noun any standardized procedure for measuring sensitivity or memory or intelligence or aptitude or personality etc
    test; mental test; psychometric test.
    • the test was standardized on a large sample of students

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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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give_in

  • verb yield to another's wish or opinion
    defer; accede; submit; bow.
    • The government bowed to the military pressure
  • verb consent reluctantly
    knuckle under; succumb; yield; buckle under.

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examination_paper

  • noun a written examination
    exam paper; question sheet; test paper.

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turn

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

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american

Of or pertaining to America; as, the American continent: American Indians.

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punt

  • noun formerly the basic unit of money in Ireland; equal to 100 pence
    Irish punt; pound; Irish pound.
  • noun an open flat-bottomed boat used in shallow waters and propelled by a long pole

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mortal

  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; soul; person; individual.
    • there was too much for one person to do
  • adjective subject to death
    • mortal beings

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sufferance

  • noun patient endurance especially of pain or distress
  • noun a disposition to tolerate or accept people or situations
    toleration; acceptance.
    • all people should practice toleration and live together in peace

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profess

  • verb practice as a profession, teach, or claim to be knowledgeable about
    • She professes organic chemistry
  • verb confess one's faith in, or allegiance to
    • The terrorists professed allegiance to their country
    • he professes to be a Communist

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support

  • noun the activity of providing for or maintaining by supplying with money or necessities
    • his support kept the family together
    • they gave him emotional support during difficult times
  • noun aiding the cause or policy or interests of
    • the president no longer has the support of his own party
    • they developed a scheme of mutual support

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mental_test

  • noun any standardized procedure for measuring sensitivity or memory or intelligence or aptitude or personality etc
    test; mental testing; psychometric test.
    • the test was standardized on a large sample of students

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permit

  • noun a legal document giving official permission to do something
    licence; license.
  • noun the act of giving a formal (usually written) authorization
    license; permission.

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entrance_examination

  • noun examination to determine a candidate's preparation for a course of studies
    entrance exam.

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shopper

  • noun someone who visits stores in search of articles to buy
  • noun a commercial agent who shops at the competitor's store in order to compare their prices and merchandise with those of the store that employs her

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pork

  • noun meat from a domestic hog or pig
    porc.
  • noun a legislative appropriation designed to ingratiate legislators with their constituents
    pork barrel.

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clear

  • noun the state of being free of suspicion
    • investigation showed that he was in the clear
  • noun a clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water
    open.
    • finally broke out of the forest into the open

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pop_quiz

  • noun a quiz given without prior warning

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carry

  • noun the act of carrying something
  • verb move while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's hands or on one's body
    transport.
    • You must carry your camping gear
    • carry the suitcases to the car
    • This train is carrying nuclear waste
    • These pipes carry waste water into the river

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wages

  • noun a recompense for worthy acts or retribution for wrongdoing
    reward; payoff.
    • the wages of sin is death
    • virtue is its own reward
  • noun something that remunerates
    wage; pay; earnings; salary; remuneration.
    • wages were paid by check
    • he wasted his pay on drink
    • they saved a quarter of all their earnings

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wager

  • noun the act of gambling
    bet.
    • he did it on a bet
  • noun the money risked on a gamble
    stake; bet; stakes.

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open

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

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o.k.

  • noun an endorsement
    okey; OK; okay; okeh.
    • they gave us the O.K. to go ahead
  • verb give sanction to
    okay; approve; sanction.
    • I approve of his educational policies

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passer

  • noun a person who passes by casually or by chance
    passerby; passer-by.
  • noun a person who passes as a member of a different ethnic or racial group

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basketball

  • noun a game played on a court by two opposing teams of 5 players; points are scored by throwing the ball through an elevated horizontal hoop
    hoops; basketball game.
  • noun an inflated ball used in playing basketball

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sheet

  • noun any broad thin expanse or surface
    • a sheet of ice
  • noun paper used for writing or printing
    sheet of paper; piece of paper.

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guest

  • noun a visitor to whom hospitality is extended
    invitee.
  • noun United States journalist (born in England) noted for his syndicated homey verse (1881-1959)
    Edgar Guest; Edgar Albert Guest.

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newtonian

  • noun a follower of Isaac Newton
  • adjective of or relating to or inspired by Sir Isaac Newton or his science
    • Newtonian physics

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obedience

  • noun the act of obeying; dutiful or submissive behavior with respect to another person
    obeisance.
  • noun the trait of being willing to obey

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adopted

  • adjective acquired as your own by free choice
    adoptive.
    • my adopted state
    • an adoptive country
  • verb choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans
    follow; adopt; espouse.
    • She followed the feminist movement
    • The candidate espouses Republican ideals

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assumption

  • noun a statement that is assumed to be true and from which a conclusion can be drawn
    premiss; premise.
    • on the assumption that he has been injured we can infer that he will not to play
  • noun a hypothesis that is taken for granted
    supposal; supposition.
    • any society is built upon certain assumptions

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acquiescence

  • noun acceptance without protest
  • noun agreement with a statement or proposal to do something
    assent.
    • he gave his assent eagerly
    • a murmur of acquiescence from the assembly

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john

  • noun a room or building equipped with one or more toilets
    toilet; bathroom; privy; lavatory; can; lav.
  • noun youngest son of Henry II; King of England from 1199 to 1216; succeeded to the throne on the death of his brother Richard I; lost his French possessions; in 1215 John was compelled by the barons to sign the Magna Carta (1167-1216)
    King John; John Lackland.

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final

  • noun the final match between the winners of all previous matches in an elimination tournament
  • noun an examination administered at the end of an academic term
    final examination; final exam.

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giver

  • noun someone who devotes himself completely
    • there are no greater givers than those who give themselves
  • noun person who makes a gift of property
    donor; bestower; conferrer; presenter.

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lease

  • noun property that is leased or rented out or let
    letting; rental.
  • noun a contract granting use or occupation of property during a specified time for a specified payment

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testing

  • noun the act of subjecting to experimental test in order to determine how well something works
    • they agreed to end the testing of atomic weapons
  • noun an examination of the characteristics of something
    • there are laboratories for commercial testing
    • it involved testing thousands of children for smallpox

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stomach

  • noun an enlarged and muscular saclike organ of the alimentary canal; the principal organ of digestion
    tummy; tum; breadbasket.
  • noun the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis
    venter; abdomen; belly.

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usurper

  • noun one who wrongfully or illegally seizes and holds the place of another
    supplanter.

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schweiz

  • noun a landlocked federal republic in central Europe
    Switzerland; Swiss Confederation; Svizzera; Suisse.

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favorable

  • adjective encouraging or approving or pleasing
    favourable.
    • a favorable reply
    • he received a favorable rating
    • listened with a favorable ear
    • made a favorable impression
  • adjective (of winds or weather) tending to promote or facilitate
    favourable.
    • the days were fair and the winds were favorable

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preliminary_examination

  • noun an examination taken by graduate students to determine their fitness to continue
    preliminary exam; prelim.

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truckle

  • noun a low bed to be slid under a higher bed
    trundle bed; trundle; truckle bed.
  • verb yield to out of weakness

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last

  • noun the temporal end; the concluding time
    finish; finis; finale; close; stopping point; conclusion.
    • the stopping point of each round was signaled by a bell
    • the market was up at the finish
    • they were playing better at the close of the season
  • noun the last or lowest in an ordering or series
    • he was the last to leave
    • he finished an inglorious last

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personality_test

  • noun any test that is intended to assess personality

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acceptant

  • adjective satellite accepting willingly
    acceptive.
    • acceptive of every new idea
    • an acceptant type of mind

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lover

  • noun a person who loves someone or is loved by someone
  • noun an ardent follower and admirer
    devotee; fan; buff.

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submitter

  • noun someone who yields to the will of another person or force
  • noun someone who submits something (as an application for a job or a manuscript for publication etc.) for the judgment of others
    • he was a prolific submitter of proposals

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stanford-binet_test

  • noun revision of the Binet-Simon Scale

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acquisition

  • noun the act of contracting or assuming or acquiring possession of something
    • the acquisition of wealth
    • the acquisition of one company by another
  • noun something acquired
    • a recent acquisition by the museum

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wagerer

  • noun someone who bets
    better; punter; bettor.

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craig

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disambiguation

  • noun clarification that follows from the removal of ambiguity

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pass

  • noun (baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls
    base on balls; walk.
    • he worked the pitcher for a base on balls
  • noun (military) a written leave of absence
    • he had a pass for three days

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mind

  • noun that which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason
    psyche; brain; head; nous.
    • his mind wandered
    • I couldn't get his words out of my head
  • noun recall or remembrance
    • it came to mind

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spender

  • noun someone who spends money prodigally
    spendthrift; scattergood; spend-all.
  • noun English poet and critic (1909-1995)
    Stephen Spender; Sir Stephen Harold Spender.

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rent

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

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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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seek

  • noun the movement of a read/write head to a specific data track on a disk
  • verb try to get or reach
    • seek a position
    • seek an education
    • seek happiness

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supplanter

  • noun one who wrongfully or illegally seizes and holds the place of another
    usurper.

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procurement

  • noun the act of getting possession of something
    procurance; procural.
    • he was responsible for the procurement of materials and supplies

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d'etat

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self

  • noun your consciousness of your own identity
    ego.
  • noun a person considered as a unique individual
    • one's own self

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take_over

  • verb seize and take control without authority and possibly with force; take as one's right or possession
    assume; arrogate; usurp; seize.
    • He assumed to himself the right to fill all positions in the town
    • he usurped my rights
    • She seized control of the throne after her husband died
  • verb take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities
    assume; take on; adopt.
    • When will the new President assume office?

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repute

  • noun the state of being held in high esteem and honor
    reputation.
  • verb look on as or consider
    regard as; take to be; look upon; think of; esteem; look on.
    • she looked on this affair as a joke
    • He thinks of himself as a brilliant musician
    • He is reputed to be intelligent

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labour

  • noun a social class comprising those who do manual labor or work for wages
    working class; proletariat; labor.
    • there is a shortage of skilled labor in this field
  • noun concluding state of pregnancy; from the onset of contractions to the birth of a child
    travail; lying-in; childbed; labor; parturiency; confinement.
    • she was in labor for six hours

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take

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

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musical_genre

  • noun an expressive style of music
    genre; musical style; music genre.

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arrogator

  • noun a person who through conceit makes pretentious claims to rights or advantages that he or she is not entitled to or to qualities that he or she does not possess

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subject

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

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buff

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

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play

  • noun a dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage
    drama; dramatic play.
    • he wrote several plays but only one was produced on Broadway
  • noun a theatrical performance of a drama
    • the play lasted two hours

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naturalization

  • noun the quality of being brought into conformity with nature
    naturalisation.
  • noun the proceeding whereby a foreigner is granted citizenship
    naturalisation.

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jungian

  • noun a follower or advocate of Carl Jung's theories
  • adjective of or relating to Carl Jung or his psychological theories

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waylon

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submissiveness

  • noun the trait of being willing to yield to the will of another person or a superior force etc.

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obsequiousness

  • noun abject or cringing submissiveness
    servility; subservience.

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face_the_music

  • verb accept the unpleasant consequences of one's actions
    carry-the can.

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preliminary

  • noun a minor match preceding the main event
    prelim.
  • noun something that serves as a preceding event or introduces what follows
    overture; prelude.
    • training is a necessary preliminary to employment
    • drinks were the overture to dinner

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device

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

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informed_consent

  • noun consent by a patient to undergo a medical or surgical treatment or to participate in an experiment after the patient understands the risks involved

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indorsement

  • noun a promotional statement (as found on the dust jackets of books)
    blurb; endorsement.
    • the author got all his friends to write blurbs for his book
  • noun a speech seconding a motion
    second; secondment; endorsement.
    • do I hear a second?

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dog

  • noun a member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times; occurs in many breeds
    domestic dog; Canis familiaris.
    • the dog barked all night
  • noun a dull unattractive unpleasant girl or woman
    frump.
    • she got a reputation as a frump
    • she's a real dog

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face

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

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reputation

  • noun the state of being held in high esteem and honor
    repute.
  • noun notoriety for some particular characteristic
    • his reputation for promiscuity

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professional

  • noun a person engaged in one of the learned professions
    professional person.
  • noun an athlete who plays for pay
    pro.

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exam_paper

  • noun a written examination
    examination paper; question sheet; test paper.

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shop

  • noun a mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services
    store.
    • he bought it at a shop on Cape Cod
  • noun small workplace where handcrafts or manufacturing are done
    workshop.

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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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probe

  • noun an inquiry into unfamiliar or questionable activities
    investigation.
    • there was a congressional probe into the scandal
  • noun a flexible slender surgical instrument with a blunt end that is used to explore wounds or body cavities

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favour

  • noun a feeling of favorable regard
    favor.
  • noun an inclination to approve
    favor.
    • that style is in favor this season

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legalization

  • noun the act of making lawful
    legitimation; legalisation.

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participate

  • verb share in something
    take part.
  • verb become a participant; be involved in
    enter.
    • enter a race
    • enter an agreement
    • enter a drug treatment program
    • enter negotiations

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find

  • noun a productive insight
    breakthrough; discovery.
  • noun the act of discovering something
    uncovering; discovery.

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toast

  • noun slices of bread that have been toasted
  • noun a celebrity who receives much acclaim and attention
    • he was the toast of the town

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music

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

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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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black

  • noun the quality or state of the achromatic color of least lightness (bearing the least resemblance to white)
    inkiness; blackness.
  • noun total absence of light
    lightlessness; pitch blackness; blackness; total darkness.
    • they fumbled around in total darkness
    • in the black of night

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contract_in

  • verb consent in writing to pay money to a trade union for political use

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projective_device

  • noun any personality test designed to yield information about someone's personality on the basis of their unrestricted response to ambiguous objects or situations
    projective technique; projective test.

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inferior

  • noun one of lesser rank or station or quality
  • noun a character or symbol set or printed or written beneath or slightly below and to the side of another character
    subscript.

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personality

  • noun the complex of all the attributes--behavioral, temperamental, emotional and mental--that characterize a unique individual
    • their different reactions reflected their very different personalities
    • it is his nature to help others
  • noun a person of considerable prominence
    • she is a Hollywood personality

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viva

  • noun an examination conducted by spoken communication
    oral examination; viva voce; oral; oral exam.

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adherent

  • noun someone who believes and helps to spread the doctrine of another
    disciple.
  • adjective satellite sticking fast

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get

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

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quizzer

  • noun someone who administers a test to determine your qualifications
    examiner; tester.

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express

  • noun mail that is distributed by a rapid and efficient system
    express mail.
  • noun public transport consisting of a fast train or bus that makes only a few scheduled stops
    limited.
    • he caught the express to New York

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bear

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

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annexation

  • noun incorporation by joining or uniting
    appropriation.
  • noun the formal act of acquiring something (especially territory) by conquest or occupation
    • the French annexation of Madagascar as a colony in 1896
    • a protectorate has frequently been a first step to annexation

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word_meaning

  • noun the accepted meaning of a word
    word sense; acceptation.

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bar

  • noun a room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter
    taproom; barroom; saloon; ginmill.
    • he drowned his sorrows in whiskey at the bar
  • noun a counter where you can obtain food or drink
    • he bought a hot dog and a coke at the bar

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subservience

  • noun the condition of being something that is useful in reaching an end or carrying out a plan
    • all his actions were in subservience to the general plan
  • noun in a subservient state
    subservientness.

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borrow

  • verb get temporarily
    • May I borrow your lawn mower?
  • verb take up and practice as one's own
    take over; adopt; take up.

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yield

  • noun production of a certain amount
    output.
  • noun the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property
    return; takings; take; issue; proceeds; payoff.
    • the average return was about 5%

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paper

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

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adherence

  • noun faithful support for a cause or political party or religion
    adhesion; attachment.
    • attachment to a formal agenda
    • adherence to a fat-free diet
    • the adhesion of Seville was decisive
  • noun the property of sticking together (as of glue and wood) or the joining of surfaces of different composition
    adhesiveness; adhesion; bond.
    • the mutual adhesiveness of cells
    • a heated hydraulic press was required for adhesion

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hanger-on

  • noun someone who persistently (and annoyingly) follows along
    tagalong.

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laying_claim

  • noun the act of taking possession of or power over something
    assumption.
    • his assumption of office coincided with the trouble in Cuba
    • the Nazi assumption of power in 1934
    • he acquired all the company's assets for ten million dollars and the assumption of the company's debts

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surrenderer

  • noun a person who yields or surrenders
    yielder.

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adopt

  • verb choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans
    follow; espouse.
    • She followed the feminist movement
    • The candidate espouses Republican ideals
  • verb take up and practice as one's own
    take over; take up; borrow.

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intelligence

  • noun the ability to comprehend; to understand and profit from experience
  • noun a unit responsible for gathering and interpreting information about an enemy
    intelligence service; intelligence agency.

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black_eye

  • noun a swollen bruise caused by a blow to the eye
    shiner; mouse.
  • noun a bad reputation
    • his behavior gave the whole family a black eye

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up

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

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see

  • noun the seat within a bishop's diocese where his cathedral is located
  • verb perceive by sight or have the power to perceive by sight
    • You have to be a good observer to see all the details
    • Can you see the bird in that tree?
    • He is blind--he cannot see

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individual

  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; soul; person; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do
  • noun a single organism

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acquirer

  • noun a person who acquires something (usually permanently)
  • noun a corporation gaining financial control over another corporation or financial institution through a payment in cash or an exchange of stock

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barrel

  • noun a tube through which a bullet travels when a gun is fired
    gun barrel.
  • noun a cylindrical container that holds liquids
    cask.

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accede

  • verb yield to another's wish or opinion
    give in; defer; submit; bow.
    • The government bowed to the military pressure
  • verb take on duties or office
    enter.
    • accede to the throne

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laureate

  • noun someone honored for great achievements; figuratively someone crowned with a laurel wreath
  • adjective satellite worthy of the greatest honor or distinction
    • The nation's pediatrician laureate is preparing to lay down his black bag"- James Traub

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vendee

  • noun a person who buys
    buyer; purchaser; emptor.

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gage

  • noun street names for marijuana
    sess; skunk; pot; weed; smoke; Mary Jane; sens; grass; green goddess; dope; locoweed.
  • noun a measuring instrument for measuring and indicating a quantity such as the thickness of wire or the amount of rain etc.
    gauge.

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favor

  • noun an act of gracious kindness
    favour.
  • noun an advantage to the benefit of someone or something
    favour.
    • the outcome was in his favor

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honour

  • noun the state of being honored
    honor; laurels.
  • noun a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction
    accolade; honor; award; laurels.
    • an award for bravery

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imprimatur

  • noun formal and explicit approval
    sanction; indorsement; countenance; endorsement; warrant.
    • a Democrat usually gets the union's endorsement

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policyholder

  • noun a person who holds an insurance policy; usually, the client in whose name an insurance policy is written

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exam

  • noun a set of questions or exercises evaluating skill or knowledge
    test; examination.
    • when the test was stolen the professor had to make a new set of questions

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comp

  • noun an intensive examination testing a student's proficiency in some special field of knowledge
    comprehensive; comprehensive examination.
    • she took her comps in English literature

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espouse

  • verb choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans
    follow; adopt.
    • She followed the feminist movement
    • The candidate espouses Republican ideals
  • verb take in marriage
    get hitched with; wed; marry; conjoin; get married; hook up with.

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whoremonger

  • noun a prostitute's customer
    trick; john; whoremaster.
  • noun a pimp who procures whores
    whoremaster.

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countenance

  • noun the appearance conveyed by a person's face
    visage.
    • a pleasant countenance
    • a stern visage
  • noun formal and explicit approval
    sanction; indorsement; endorsement; imprimatur; warrant.
    • a Democrat usually gets the union's endorsement

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takeover

  • noun a sudden and decisive change of government illegally or by force
    coup; coup d'etat; putsch.
  • noun a change by sale or merger in the controlling interest of a corporation

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machiavellian

  • noun a follower of Machiavelli's principles
  • adjective of or relating to Machiavelli or the principles of conduct he recommended
    • Machiavellian thinking

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genre

  • noun a kind of literary or artistic work
  • noun a style of expressing yourself in writing
    literary genre; writing style.

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approval

  • noun the formal act of approving
    blessing; approving.
    • he gave the project his blessing
    • his decision merited the approval of any sensible person
  • noun a feeling of liking something or someone good
    • although she fussed at them, she secretly viewed all her children with approval

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understanding

  • noun the cognitive condition of someone who understands
    apprehension; savvy; discernment.
    • he has virtually no understanding of social cause and effect
  • noun the statement (oral or written) of an exchange of promises
    agreement.
    • they had an agreement that they would not interfere in each other's business
    • there was an understanding between management and the workers

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glorification

  • noun a state of high honor
    glory.
    • he valued glory above life itself
  • noun a portrayal of something as ideal
    idealization; idealisation.
    • the idealization of rural life was very misleading

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expender

  • noun someone who spends money to purchase goods or services
    spender; disburser.

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procurance

  • noun the act of getting possession of something
    procurement; procural.
    • he was responsible for the procurement of materials and supplies

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acquiring

  • noun the act of acquiring something
    getting.
    • I envied his talent for acquiring
    • he's much more interested in the getting than in the giving
  • verb come into the possession of something concrete or abstract
    acquire; get.
    • She got a lot of paintings from her uncle
    • They acquired a new pet
    • Get your results the next day
    • Get permission to take a few days off from work

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license

  • noun a legal document giving official permission to do something
    licence; permit.
  • noun freedom to deviate deliberately from normally applicable rules or practices (especially in behavior or speech)
    licence.

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taking

  • noun the act of someone who picks up or takes something
    pickings.
    • the pickings were easy
    • clothing could be had for the taking
  • verb carry out
    take.
    • take action
    • take steps
    • take vengeance

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contract

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

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admit

  • verb declare to be true or admit the existence or reality or truth of
    acknowledge.
    • He admitted his errors
    • She acknowledged that she might have forgotten
  • verb allow to enter; grant entry to
    intromit; let in; allow in.
    • We cannot admit non-members into our club building
    • This pipe admits air

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go_for

  • verb be pertinent or relevant or applicable
    apply; hold.
    • The same laws apply to you!
    • This theory holds for all irrational numbers
    • The same rules go for everyone
  • verb give an affirmative reply to; respond favorably to
    consent; accept.
    • I cannot accept your invitation
    • I go for this resolution

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receiver

  • noun set that receives radio or tv signals
    receiving system.
  • noun (law) a person (usually appointed by a court of law) who liquidates assets or preserves them for the benefit of affected parties
    liquidator.

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swallow

  • noun a small amount of liquid food
    sup.
    • a sup of ale
  • noun the act of swallowing
    drink; deglutition.
    • one swallow of the liquid was enough
    • he took a drink of his beer and smacked his lips

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acceptive

  • adjective inclined to accept rather than reject
    • she was seldom acceptive of my suggestions
  • adjective satellite accepting willingly
    acceptant.
    • acceptive of every new idea
    • an acceptant type of mind

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whoremaster

  • noun a prostitute's customer
    whoremonger; trick; john.
  • noun a pimp who procures whores
    whoremonger.

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musical_style

  • noun an expressive style of music
    genre; music genre; musical genre.

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muhammadan

  • noun a follower of Mohammed
    Mohammedan; Muhammedan.
  • adjective of or relating to the Arabian prophet Muhammad or to the religion he founded
    Mohammedan.

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sweep

  • noun a wide scope
    expanse.
    • the sweep of the plains
  • noun someone who cleans soot from chimneys
    chimneysweep; chimneysweeper.

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pop

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

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deferent

  • adjective satellite showing deference
    deferential; regardful.

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learning

  • noun the cognitive process of acquiring skill or knowledge
    acquisition.
    • the child's acquisition of language
  • noun profound scholarly knowledge
    eruditeness; encyclopaedism; learnedness; erudition; encyclopedism; scholarship.

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ante

  • noun (poker) the initial contribution that each player makes to the pot
  • verb place one's stake

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openness

  • noun without obstructions to passage or view
    • the openness of the prairies
  • noun characterized by an attitude of ready accessibility (especially about one's actions or purposes); without concealment; not secretive
    nakedness.

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poll

  • noun an inquiry into public opinion conducted by interviewing a random sample of people
    canvass; public opinion poll; opinion poll.
  • noun the top of the head
    crown; pate.

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favourable_reception

  • noun acceptance as satisfactory
    approval; favorable reception.
    • he bought it on approval

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mendelian

  • noun a follower of Mendelism
  • adjective of or relating to Gregor Mendel or in accord with Mendel's laws
    • Mendelian inheritance

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raise

  • noun the amount a salary is increased
    wage hike; hike; rise; salary increase; wage increase.
    • he got a 3% raise
    • he got a wage hike
  • noun an upward slope or grade (as in a road)
    acclivity; upgrade; rise; climb; ascent.
    • the car couldn't make it up the rise

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acceptance

  • noun the mental attitude that something is believable and should be accepted as true
    credence.
    • he gave credence to the gossip
    • acceptance of Newtonian mechanics was unquestioned for 200 years
  • noun the act of accepting with approval; favorable reception
    espousal; acceptation; adoption.
    • its adoption by society
    • the proposal found wide acceptance

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informed

  • adjective having much knowledge or education
    • an informed public
    • informed opinion
    • the informed customer
  • verb impart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to
    inform.
    • I informed him of his rights

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quiz

  • noun an examination consisting of a few short questions
  • verb examine someone's knowledge of something
    test.
    • The teacher tests us every week
    • We got quizzed on French irregular verbs

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subscriber

  • noun someone who expresses strong approval
    ratifier; endorser; indorser.
  • noun someone who contracts to receive and pay for a service or a certain number of issues of a publication
    reader.

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sponger

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

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moneymaking

  • noun the act of making money (and accumulating wealth)
  • adjective satellite producing a sizeable profit
    remunerative; lucrative.
    • a remunerative business

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obedient

  • adjective dutifully complying with the commands or instructions of those in authority; the refractory remain unburdened"- Edmund Burke
    • an obedient soldier
    • obedient children
    • a little man obedient to his wife
    • the obedient colonies...are heavily taxed

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leech

  • noun carnivorous or bloodsucking aquatic or terrestrial worms typically having a sucker at each end
    bloodsucker; hirudinean.
  • noun a follower who hangs around a host (without benefit to the host) in hope of gain or advantage
    sponge; sponger; parasite.

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coup_d'etat

  • noun a sudden and decisive change of government illegally or by force
    coup; takeover; putsch.

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entrance_exam

  • noun examination to determine a candidate's preparation for a course of studies
    entrance examination.

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blessing

  • noun the formal act of approving
    approval; approving.
    • he gave the project his blessing
    • his decision merited the approval of any sensible person
  • noun a desirable state
    boon.
    • enjoy the blessings of peace
    • a spanking breeze is a boon to sailors

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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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eminent_domain

  • noun the right of the state to take private property for public use; the Fifth Amendment that was added to the Constitution of the United States requires that just compensation be made

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crossover

  • noun the interchange of sections between pairing homologous chromosomes during the prophase of meiosis
    crossing over.
  • noun a voter who is registered as a member of one political party but who votes in the primary of another party
    crossover voter.

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warrant

  • noun a writ from a court commanding police to perform specified acts
  • noun a type of security issued by a corporation (usually together with a bond or preferred stock) that gives the holder the right to purchase a certain amount of common stock at a stated price
    stock warrant; stock-purchase warrant.
    • as a sweetener they offered warrants along with the fixed-income securities

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orderer

  • noun someone who places an order to buy
  • noun an organizer who puts things in order
    systematizer; systemizer; systemiser; systematist; systematiser.
    • Aristotle was a great orderer of ideas

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value

  • noun a numerical quantity measured or assigned or computed
    • the value assigned was 16 milliseconds
  • noun the quality (positive or negative) that renders something desirable or valuable
    • the Shakespearean Shylock is of dubious value in the modern world

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trick

  • noun a cunning or deceitful action or device
    fast one.
    • he played a trick on me
    • he pulled a fast one and got away with it
  • noun a period of work or duty

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camp_follower

  • noun a prostitute who provides service to military personnel
  • noun a follower who is not a member of an ingroup

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prostrate

  • verb get into a prostrate position, as in submission
    bow down.
  • verb render helpless or defenseless
    • They prostrated the enemy

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restoration

  • noun the act of restoring something or someone to a satisfactory state
  • noun the reign of Charles II in England; 1660-1685

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examiner

  • noun someone who administers a test to determine your qualifications
    quizzer; tester.
  • noun an investigator who observes carefully
    inspector.
    • the examiner searched for clues

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respecter

  • noun a person who respects someone or something; usually used in the negative
    • X is no respecter of Y

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examinee

  • noun someone who is tested (as by an intelligence test or an academic examination)
    testee.

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someone

  • noun a human being
    somebody; soul; person; individual; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do

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embrace

  • noun the act of clasping another person in the arms (as in greeting or affection)
    embracement; embracing.
  • noun the state of taking in or encircling
    • an island in the embrace of the sea

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in

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

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somebody

  • noun a human being
    someone; soul; person; individual; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do

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fame

  • noun the state or quality of being widely honored and acclaimed
    celebrity; renown.
  • noun favorable public reputation

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capture

  • noun the act of forcibly dispossessing an owner of property
    seizure; gaining control.
  • noun a process whereby a star or planet holds an object in its gravitational field

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make

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

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frequenter

  • noun a regular customer
    patron.
  • adjective coming at short intervals or habitually
    frequent.
    • a frequent guest
    • frequent complaints

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camp

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

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binet-simon_scale

  • noun the first intelligence test

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followers

  • noun a group of followers or enthusiasts
    following.
  • noun a person who accepts the leadership of another
    follower.

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inventory

  • noun a detailed list of all the items in stock
    stock list.
  • noun the merchandise that a shop has on hand
    stock.
    • they carried a vast inventory of hardware
    • they stopped selling in exact sizes in order to reduce inventory

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deference

  • noun a courteous expression (by word or deed) of esteem or regard
    respect.
    • his deference to her wishes was very flattering
    • be sure to give my respects to the dean
  • noun courteous regard for people's feelings
    respect; respectfulness.
    • in deference to your wishes
    • out of respect for his privacy

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disciple

  • noun someone who believes and helps to spread the doctrine of another
    adherent.

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satellite

  • noun man-made equipment that orbits around the earth or the moon
    orbiter; artificial satellite.
  • noun a person who follows or serves another
    planet.

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raid

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

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comprehensive

  • noun an intensive examination testing a student's proficiency in some special field of knowledge
    comp; comprehensive examination.
    • she took her comps in English literature
  • adjective including all or everything
    • comprehensive coverage
    • a comprehensive history of the revolution
    • a comprehensive survey
    • a comprehensive education

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drink

  • noun a single serving of a beverage
    • I asked for a hot drink
    • likes a drink before dinner
  • noun the act of drinking alcoholic beverages to excess
    crapulence; drinking; boozing; drunkenness.
    • drink was his downfall

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midterm_exam

  • noun an examination administered in the middle of an academic term
    midterm examination; midterm.

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director

  • noun someone who controls resources and expenditures
    manager; managing director.
  • noun member of a board of directors

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viva_voce

  • noun an examination conducted by spoken communication
    viva; oral examination; oral; oral exam.
  • adverb orally
    by word of mouth.
    • I heard it viva voce

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stalinist

  • noun a follower of Stalin and Stalinism
  • adjective of or relating to Joseph Stalin or his times

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furlough

  • noun a temporary leave of absence from military duty
  • verb dismiss, usually for economic reasons
    lay off.
    • She was laid off together with hundreds of other workers when the company downsized

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personality_inventory

  • noun a questionnaire that is supposed to yield a description of a person's personality traits
    personality assessment.
    • a personality inventory is a direct test of personality, as contrasted with a projective test

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acknowledgement

  • noun the state or quality of being recognized or acknowledged
    acknowledgment; recognition.
    • the partners were delighted with the recognition of their work
    • she seems to avoid much in the way of recognition or acknowledgement of feminist work prior to her own
  • noun a statement acknowledging something or someone
    acknowledgment.
    • she must have seen him but she gave no sign of acknowledgment
    • the preface contained an acknowledgment of those who had helped her

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try

  • noun earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something
    effort; endeavor; attempt; endeavour.
    • made an effort to cover all the reading material
    • wished him luck in his endeavor
    • she gave it a good try
  • verb make an effort or attempt
    attempt; seek; essay; assay.
    • He tried to shake off his fears
    • The infant had essayed a few wobbly steps
    • The police attempted to stop the thief
    • He sought to improve himself
    • She always seeks to do good in the world

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honor

  • noun a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction
    honour; accolade; award; laurels.
    • an award for bravery
  • noun the state of being honored
    honour; laurels.

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person

  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; soul; individual; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do
  • noun a human body (usually including the clothing)
    • a weapon was hidden on his person

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client

  • noun a person who seeks the advice of a lawyer
  • noun someone who pays for goods or services
    customer.

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reward

  • noun a recompense for worthy acts or retribution for wrongdoing
    wages; payoff.
    • the wages of sin is death
    • virtue is its own reward
  • noun payment made in return for a service rendered

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musical

  • noun a play or film whose action and dialogue is interspersed with singing and dancing
    musical comedy; musical theater.
  • adjective characterized by or capable of producing music
    • a musical evening
    • musical instruments

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coup

  • noun a sudden and decisive change of government illegally or by force
    takeover; coup d'etat; putsch.
  • noun a brilliant and notable success

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stooge

  • noun a person of unquestioning obedience
    flunky; yes-man; flunkey.
  • noun a victim of ridicule or pranks
    laughingstock; goat; butt.

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trust

  • noun something (as property) held by one party (the trustee) for the benefit of another (the beneficiary)
    • he is the beneficiary of a generous trust set up by his father
  • noun certainty based on past experience
    reliance.
    • he wrote the paper with considerable reliance on the work of other scientists
    • he put more trust in his own two legs than in the gun

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hegelian

  • noun a follower of the thought of Hegel
  • adjective of or relating to Hegel or his dialectic philosophy

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parlay

  • noun a series of wagers in which the winnings from one wager are used as a stake for the subsequent wagers
  • verb stake winnings from one bet on a subsequent wager
    double up.

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incurring

  • noun acquiring or coming into something (usually undesirable)
    • incurring debts is easier than paying them
  • verb make oneself subject to; bring upon oneself; become liable to
    incur.
    • People who smoke incur a great danger to their health

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jacksonian

  • noun a follower of Andrew Jackson or his ideas
  • adjective of or pertaining to Andrew Jackson or his presidency or his concepts of popular democracy

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character

  • noun an imaginary person represented in a work of fiction (play or film or story)
    fictional character; fictitious character.
    • she is the main character in the novel
  • noun a characteristic property that defines the apparent individual nature of something
    lineament; quality.
    • each town has a quality all its own
    • the radical character of our demands

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no-show

  • noun a guest who fails to notify a hotel or restaurant when canceling a reservation
  • noun someone who shirks duty
    nonattender; truant.

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census_taker

  • noun someone who collects census data by visiting individual homes
    enumerator.

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wassail

  • noun a punch made of sweetened ale or wine heated with spices and roasted apples; especially at Christmas
  • verb celebrate noisily, often indulging in drinking; engage in uproarious festivities
    jollify; make whoopie; make merry; revel; whoop it up; racket; make happy.
    • The members of the wedding party made merry all night
    • Let's whoop it up--the boss is gone!

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adoption

  • noun the act of accepting with approval; favorable reception
    espousal; acceptation; acceptance.
    • its adoption by society
    • the proposal found wide acceptance
  • noun a legal proceeding that creates a parent-child relation between persons not related by blood; the adopted child is entitled to all privileges belonging to a natural child of the adoptive parents (including the right to inherit)

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bank

  • noun sloping land (especially the slope beside a body of water)
    • they pulled the canoe up on the bank
    • he sat on the bank of the river and watched the currents
  • noun a financial institution that accepts deposits and channels the money into lending activities
    banking concern; depository financial institution; banking company.
    • he cashed a check at the bank
    • that bank holds the mortgage on my home

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cordial_reception

  • noun kindness in welcoming guests or strangers
    hospitality.

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oral_exam

  • noun an examination conducted by spoken communication
    viva; oral examination; viva voce; oral.

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submissive

  • adjective inclined or willing to submit to orders or wishes of others or showing such inclination
    • submissive servants
    • a submissive reply
    • replacing troublemakers with more submissive people
  • adjective satellite abjectly submissive; characteristic of a slave or servant
    subservient; slavish.
    • slavish devotion to her job ruled her life
    • a slavish yes-man to the party bosses"- S.H.Adams
    • she has become submissive and subservient

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enumerator

  • noun someone who collects census data by visiting individual homes
    census taker.

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usurpation

  • noun entry to another's property without right or permission
    violation; trespass; encroachment; intrusion.
  • noun wrongfully seizing and holding (an office or powers) by force (especially the seizure of a throne or supreme authority)
    • a succession of generals who ruled by usurpation

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bid

  • noun an authoritative direction or instruction to do something
    command; dictation; bidding.
  • noun an attempt to get something
    play.
    • they made a futile play for power
    • he made a bid to gain attention

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accept

  • verb consider or hold as true
    • I cannot accept the dogma of this church
    • accept an argument
  • verb receive willingly something given or offered
    have; take.
    • The only girl who would have him was the miller's daughter
    • I won't have this dog in my house!
    • Please accept my present

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interrogation

  • noun a sentence of inquiry that asks for a reply
    interrogative; question; interrogative sentence.
    • he asked a direct question
    • he had trouble phrasing his interrogations
  • noun a transmission that will trigger an answering transmission from a transponder

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game

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

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know

  • noun the fact of being aware of information that is known to few people
    • he is always in the know
  • verb be cognizant or aware of a fact or a specific piece of information; possess knowledge or information about
    cognize; cognise.
    • I know that the President lied to the people
    • I want to know who is winning the game!
    • I know it's time

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capitulation

  • noun a document containing the terms of surrender
  • noun a summary that enumerates the main parts of a topic

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buyout

  • noun acquisition of a company by purchasing a controlling percentage of its stock

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recipient

  • noun a person who receives something
    receiver.
  • noun the semantic role of the animate entity that is passively involved in the happening denoted by the verb in the clause
    recipient role.

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litmus_test

  • noun a coloring material (obtained from lichens) that turns red in acid solutions and blue in alkaline solutions; used as a very rough acid-base indicator
    litmus.
  • noun a test that relies on a single indicator
    • her litmus test for good breeding is whether you split infinitives

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submission

  • noun something (manuscripts or architectural plans and models or estimates or works of art of all genres etc.) submitted for the judgment of others (as in a competition)
    entry.
    • several of his submissions were rejected by publishers
    • what was the date of submission of your proposal?
  • noun the act of submitting; usually surrendering power to another
    compliance.

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keynesian

  • noun a follower of the economic theories of John Maynard Keynes
  • adjective of or relating to John Maynard Keynes or to his economic theories

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music_genre

  • noun an expressive style of music
    genre; musical style; musical genre.

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contentedness

  • noun the state of being contented with your situation in life
    content.
    • he relaxed in sleepy contentedness
    • they could read to their heart's content

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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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benefit

  • noun financial assistance in time of need
  • noun something that aids or promotes well-being
    welfare.
    • for the benefit of all

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preliminary_exam

  • noun an examination taken by graduate students to determine their fitness to continue
    preliminary examination; prelim.

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heed

  • noun paying particular notice (as to children or helpless people)
    paying attention; attentiveness; regard.
    • his attentiveness to her wishes
    • he spends without heed to the consequences
  • verb pay close attention to; give heed to
    mind; listen.
    • Heed the advice of the old men

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acceptation

  • noun acceptance as true or valid
  • noun the accepted meaning of a word
    word meaning; word sense.

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liquidation

  • noun termination of a business operation by using its assets to discharge its liabilities
    settlement.
  • noun the act of exterminating
    extermination.

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honoree

  • noun a recipient of honors in recognition of noteworthy accomplishments

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regardful

  • adjective satellite showing deference
    deferent; deferential.

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back

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

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sponge

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

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respect

  • noun (usually preceded by `in') a detail or point
    regard.
    • it differs in that respect
  • noun the condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded)
    regard; esteem.
    • it is held in esteem
    • a man who has earned high regard

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home

  • noun where you live at a particular time
    place.
    • deliver the package to my home
    • he doesn't have a home to go to
    • your place or mine?
  • noun housing that someone is living in
    abode; dwelling house; dwelling; domicile; habitation.
    • he built a modest dwelling near the pond
    • they raise money to provide homes for the homeless

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parasite

  • noun an animal or plant that lives in or on a host (another animal or plant); it obtains nourishment from the host without benefiting or killing the host
  • noun a follower who hangs around a host (without benefit to the host) in hope of gain or advantage
    sponge; sponger; leech.

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recognition

  • noun the state or quality of being recognized or acknowledged
    acknowledgment; acknowledgement.
    • the partners were delighted with the recognition of their work
    • she seems to avoid much in the way of recognition or acknowledgement of feminist work prior to her own
  • noun the process of recognizing something or someone by remembering
    identification.
    • a politician whose recall of names was as remarkable as his recognition of faces
    • experimental psychologists measure the elapsed time from the onset of the stimulus to its recognition by the observer

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mohammedan

  • noun a follower of Mohammed
    Muhammadan; Muhammedan.
  • adjective of or relating to the Arabian prophet Muhammad or to the religion he founded
    Muhammadan.

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bet

  • noun the money risked on a gamble
    wager; stake; stakes.
  • noun the act of gambling
    wager.
    • he did it on a bet

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for

In the most general sense, indicating that in consideration of, in view of, or with reference to, which anything is done or takes place.

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naturalisation

  • noun the quality of being brought into conformity with nature
    naturalization.
  • noun the proceeding whereby a foreigner is granted citizenship
    naturalization.

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funeral_director

  • noun one whose business is the management of funerals
    funeral undertaker; undertaker; mortician.

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sweep_up

  • verb force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action
    embroil; sweep; drag; drag in; tangle.
    • They were swept up by the events
    • don't drag me into this business
  • verb take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one's own
    adopt; embrace; espouse.
    • She embraced Catholicism
    • They adopted the Jewish faith

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adoptive

  • adjective of parents and children; related by adoption
    • adoptive parents
  • adjective acquired as your own by free choice
    adopted.
    • my adopted state
    • an adoptive country

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cultist

  • noun a member of a religious cult
  • noun a member of an unorthodox cult who generally lives outside of conventional society under the direction of a charismatic leader

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run

  • noun a score in baseball made by a runner touching all four bases safely
    tally.
    • the Yankees scored 3 runs in the bottom of the 9th
    • their first tally came in the 3rd inning
  • noun the act of testing something
    test; trial.
    • in the experimental trials the amount of carbon was measured separately
    • he called each flip of the coin a new trial

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deferential

  • adjective satellite showing deference
    deferent; regardful.

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agreement

  • noun the statement (oral or written) of an exchange of promises
    understanding.
    • they had an agreement that they would not interfere in each other's business
    • there was an understanding between management and the workers
  • noun compatibility of observations
    correspondence.
    • there was no agreement between theory and measurement
    • the results of two tests were in correspondence

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bow_down

  • verb get into a prostrate position, as in submission
    prostrate.
  • verb bend one's knee or body, or lower one's head
    bow.
    • He bowed before the King
    • She bowed her head in shame

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interrogatory

  • noun formal systematic questioning
    interrogation; examination.
  • adjective relating to the use of or having the nature of an interrogation
    interrogative.

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taker

  • noun one who accepts an offer
  • noun one who takes a bet or wager

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bowing

  • noun bending the head or body or knee as a sign of reverence or submission or shame or greeting
    obeisance; bow.
  • noun managing the bow in playing a stringed instrument
    • the violinist's bowing was excellent

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on

  • adjective in operation or operational
    • left the oven on
    • the switch is in the on position
  • adjective (of events) planned or scheduled
    • the picnic is on, rain or shine
    • we have nothing on for Friday night

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census

  • noun a periodic count of the population
    nose count; nosecount.
  • verb conduct a census
    • They censused the deer in the forest

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getting

  • noun the act of acquiring something
    acquiring.
    • I envied his talent for acquiring
    • he's much more interested in the getting than in the giving
  • verb come into the possession of something concrete or abstract
    acquire; get.
    • She got a lot of paintings from her uncle
    • They acquired a new pet
    • Get your results the next day
    • Get permission to take a few days off from work

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complaisance

  • noun a disposition or tendency to yield to the will of others
    deference; obligingness; compliance; compliancy.

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skinnerian

  • noun a follower of the theories or methods of B. F. Skinner
  • adjective of or relating to B. F. Skinner or his behaviorist psychology

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buckle_under

  • verb consent reluctantly
    give in; knuckle under; succumb; yield.

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regular

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

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plus

  • noun a useful or valuable quality
    asset.
  • noun the arithmetic operation of summing; calculating the sum of two or more numbers
    summation; addition.
    • the summation of four and three gives seven
    • four plus three equals seven

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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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trial_run

  • noun trying something to find out about it
    test; trial; tryout.
    • a sample for ten days free trial
    • a trial of progesterone failed to relieve the pain

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stakes

  • noun the money risked on a gamble
    wager; stake; bet.
  • noun (law) a right or legal share of something; a financial involvement with something
    stake; interest.
    • they have interests all over the world
    • a stake in the company's future

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final_exam

  • noun an examination administered at the end of an academic term
    final examination; final.

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film

  • noun a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement
    flick; picture; picture show; pic; movie; motion picture; moving-picture show; motion-picture show; moving picture.
    • they went to a movie every Saturday night
    • the film was shot on location
  • noun a medium that disseminates moving pictures
    celluloid; cinema.
    • theater pieces transferred to celluloid
    • this story would be good cinema
    • film coverage of sporting events

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float

  • noun the time interval between the deposit of a check in a bank and its payment
  • noun the number of shares outstanding and available for trading by the public

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litmus

  • noun a coloring material (obtained from lichens) that turns red in acid solutions and blue in alkaline solutions; used as a very rough acid-base indicator
    litmus test.

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garner

  • noun a storehouse for threshed grain or animal feed
    granary.
  • verb acquire or deserve by one's efforts or actions
    earn.

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down

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

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esteem

  • noun the condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded)
    respect; regard.
    • it is held in esteem
    • a man who has earned high regard
  • noun a feeling of delighted approval and liking
    admiration.

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comprehensive_examination

  • noun an intensive examination testing a student's proficiency in some special field of knowledge
    comprehensive; comp.
    • she took her comps in English literature

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yes-man

  • noun a person of unquestioning obedience
    flunky; stooge; flunkey.

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muhammedan

  • noun a follower of Mohammed
    Muhammadan; Mohammedan.

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liege

  • noun a person holding a fief; a person who owes allegiance and service to a feudal lord
    vassal; feudatory; liegeman; liege subject.
  • noun a feudal lord entitled to allegiance and service
    liege lord.

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take_in_charge

  • verb accept as a charge
    undertake.

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buckle

  • noun fastener that fastens together two ends of a belt or strap; often has loose prong
  • noun a shape distorted by twisting or folding
    warp.

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question

  • noun an instance of questioning
    enquiry; inquiry; interrogation; query.
    • there was a question about my training
    • we made inquiries of all those who were present
  • noun the subject matter at issue
    head.
    • the question of disease merits serious discussion
    • under the head of minor Roman poets

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submit

  • verb refer for judgment or consideration
    subject.
    • The lawyers submitted the material to the court
  • verb put before
    posit; state; put forward.
    • I submit to you that the accused is guilty

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heritage

  • noun practices that are handed down from the past by tradition
    • a heritage of freedom
  • noun any attribute or immaterial possession that is inherited from ancestors
    inheritance.
    • my only inheritance was my mother's blessing
    • the world's heritage of knowledge

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espousal

  • noun archaic terms for a wedding or wedding feast
    bridal.
  • noun the act of becoming betrothed or engaged
    betrothal.

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call

  • noun a telephone connection
    telephone call; phone call.
    • she reported several anonymous calls
    • he placed a phone call to London
    • he heard the phone ringing but didn't want to take the call
  • noun a special disposition (as if from a divine source) to pursue a particular course
    • he was disappointed that he had not heard the Call

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buy

  • noun an advantageous purchase
    steal; bargain.
    • she got a bargain at the auction
    • the stock was a real buy at that price
  • verb obtain by purchase; acquire by means of a financial transaction
    purchase.
    • The family purchased a new car
    • The conglomerate acquired a new company
    • She buys for the big department store

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regard

  • noun (usually preceded by `in') a detail or point
    respect.
    • it differs in that respect
  • noun paying particular notice (as to children or helpless people)
    paying attention; attentiveness; heed.
    • his attentiveness to her wishes
    • he spends without heed to the consequences

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11-plus

  • noun (formerly in Britain) an examination taken by 11 and 12 year old students to select suitable candidates for grammar school
    eleven-plus.

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kotow

  • noun a former Chinese custom of touching the ground with the forehead as a sign of respect or submission
    kowtow.
  • verb try to gain favor by cringing or flattering
    fawn; kowtow; bootlick; toady; suck up; truckle.
    • He is always kowtowing to his boss

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janissary

  • noun a loyal supporter
    • every politician has a following of janissaries
  • noun a Turkish soldier

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privilege

  • noun a special advantage or immunity or benefit not enjoyed by all
  • noun a right reserved exclusively by a particular person or group (especially a hereditary or official right)
    exclusive right; prerogative; perquisite.
    • suffrage was the prerogative of white adult males

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gain

  • noun a quantity that is added
    addition; increase.
    • there was an addition to property taxes this year
    • they recorded the cattle's gain in weight over a period of weeks
  • noun the advantageous quality of being beneficial
    profit.

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tripos

  • noun final honors degree examinations at Cambridge University

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surrender

  • noun acceptance of despair
    resignation.
  • noun a verbal act of admitting defeat
    yielding; giving up.

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subservientness

  • noun in a subservient state
    subservience.

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hire

  • noun a newly hired employee
    • the new hires need special training
  • noun the act of hiring something or someone
    • he signed up for a week's car hire

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glory

  • noun a state of high honor
    glorification.
    • he valued glory above life itself
  • noun brilliant radiant beauty
    resplendence; resplendency.
    • the glory of the sunrise

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receptive

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

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caller

  • noun a social or business visitor
    company.
    • the room was a mess because he hadn't expected company
  • noun an investor who buys a call option

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personality_assessment

  • noun a questionnaire that is supposed to yield a description of a person's personality traits
    personality inventory.
    • a personality inventory is a direct test of personality, as contrasted with a projective test

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bargain

  • noun an agreement between parties (usually arrived at after discussion) fixing obligations of each
    deal.
    • he made a bargain with the devil
    • he rose to prominence through a series of shady deals
  • noun an advantageous purchase
    buy; steal.
    • she got a bargain at the auction
    • the stock was a real buy at that price

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planet

  • noun (astronomy) any of the nine large celestial bodies in the solar system that revolve around the sun and shine by reflected light; Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto in order of their proximity to the sun; viewed from the constellation Hercules, all the planets rotate around the sun in a counterclockwise direction
    major planet.
  • noun a person who follows or serves another
    satellite.

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taking_over

  • noun acquisition of property by descent or by will
    succession.

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agree

  • verb be in accord; be in agreement
    hold; concur; concord.
    • We agreed on the terms of the settlement
    • I can't agree with you!
    • I hold with those who say life is sacred
    • Both philosophers concord on this point
  • verb consent or assent to a condition, or agree to do something
    • She agreed to all my conditions
    • He agreed to leave her alone

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bar_exam

  • noun an examination conducted at regular intervals to determine whether a candidate is qualified to practice law in a given jurisdiction
    bar examination.
    • applicants may qualify to take the New York bar examination by graduating from an approved law school
    • he passed the bar exam on his third try

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cordial

  • noun strong highly flavored sweet liquor usually drunk after a meal
    liqueur.
  • adjective satellite diffusing warmth and friendliness
    affable; amiable; genial.
    • an affable smile
    • an amiable gathering
    • cordial relations
    • a cordial greeting
    • a genial host

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kowtow

  • noun a former Chinese custom of touching the ground with the forehead as a sign of respect or submission
    kotow.
  • verb bend the knees and bow in a servile manner
    genuflect; scrape.

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taste

  • noun the sensation that results when taste buds in the tongue and throat convey information about the chemical composition of a soluble stimulus
    gustatory sensation; taste sensation; gustatory perception; taste perception.
    • the candy left him with a bad taste
    • the melon had a delicious taste
  • noun a strong liking
    predilection; penchant; preference.
    • my own preference is for good literature
    • the Irish have a penchant for blarney

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essayer

  • noun one who tries
    trier; attempter.

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haunt

  • noun a frequently visited place
    stamping ground; resort; hangout; repair.
  • verb follow stealthily or recur constantly and spontaneously to
    stalk.
    • her ex-boyfriend stalked her
    • the ghost of her mother haunted her

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examine

  • verb consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning
    canvas; study; analyse; canvass; analyze.
    • analyze a sonnet by Shakespeare
    • analyze the evidence in a criminal trial
    • analyze your real motives
  • verb observe, check out, and look over carefully or inspect
    see.
    • The customs agent examined the baggage
    • I must see your passport before you can enter the country

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yielder

  • noun a person who yields or surrenders
    surrenderer.

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undertaker

  • noun one whose business is the management of funerals
    funeral undertaker; funeral director; mortician.

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projective_test

  • noun any personality test designed to yield information about someone's personality on the basis of their unrestricted response to ambiguous objects or situations
    projective technique; projective device.

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jeffersonian

  • noun a follower of Thomas Jefferson or his ideas and principles
  • adjective relating to or characteristic of Thomas Jefferson or his principles or theories
    • Jeffersonian democracy

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peter

  • noun obscene terms for penis
    shaft; prick; cock; tool; dick; putz; pecker.
  • noun disciple of Jesus and leader of the Apostles; regarded by Catholics as the vicar of Christ on earth and first Pope
    St. Peter; Saint Peter the Apostle; Saint Peter; Simon Peter; St. Peter the Apostle.

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faithful

  • noun any loyal and steadfast following
  • noun a group of people who adhere to a common faith and habitually attend a given church
    fold; congregation.

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no

  • noun a negative
    • his no was loud and clear
  • noun a radioactive transuranic element synthesized by bombarding curium with carbon ions; 7 isotopes are known
    atomic number 102; nobelium.

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stake

  • noun (law) a right or legal share of something; a financial involvement with something
    interest.
    • they have interests all over the world
    • a stake in the company's future
  • noun a pole or stake set up to mark something (as the start or end of a race track)
    post.
    • a pair of posts marked the goal
    • the corner of the lot was indicated by a stake

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bargain_hunter

  • noun a shopper who hunts for bargains

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graduate

  • noun a person who has received a degree from a school (high school or college or university)
    alum; alumna; grad; alumnus.
  • noun a measuring instrument for measuring fluid volume; a glass container (cup or cylinder or flask) whose sides are marked with or divided into amounts

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home_buyer

  • noun someone buying a house

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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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test

  • noun trying something to find out about it
    trial; trial run; tryout.
    • a sample for ten days free trial
    • a trial of progesterone failed to relieve the pain
  • noun any standardized procedure for measuring sensitivity or memory or intelligence or aptitude or personality etc
    mental testing; mental test; psychometric test.
    • the test was standardized on a large sample of students

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gambling

  • noun the act of playing for stakes in the hope of winning (including the payment of a price for a chance to win a prize)
    play; gaming.
    • his gambling cost him a fortune
    • there was heavy play at the blackjack table
  • verb take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome
    risk; take a chance; hazard; take chances; chance; adventure; gamble; run a risk.
    • When you buy these stocks you are gambling

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honorary

  • adjective satellite given as an honor without the normal duties
    • an honorary degree

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annex

  • noun an addition that extends a main building
    wing; annexe; extension.
  • verb take (territory) as if by conquest
    • Hitler annexed Lithuania

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welcome

  • noun the state of being welcome
    • don't outstay your welcome
  • noun a greeting or reception
    • the proposal got a warm welcome

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favorable_reception

  • noun acceptance as satisfactory
    approval; favourable reception.
    • he bought it on approval

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myrmidon

  • noun a follower who carries out orders without question
  • noun (Greek mythology) a member of the warriors who followed Achilles on the expedition against Troy

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meaning

  • noun the message that is intended or expressed or signified
    signification; import; significance.
    • what is the meaning of this sentence
    • the significance of a red traffic light
    • the signification of Chinese characters
    • the import of his announcement was ambiguous
  • noun the idea that is intended
    substance.
    • What is the meaning of this proverb?

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pork-barreling

  • noun acquisition of government money for benefits to a specific locale
    • keeps his hold on his constituents through unashamed pork-barreling

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knuckle_under

  • verb consent reluctantly
    give in; succumb; yield; buckle under.

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glad_hand

  • noun a warm welcome; may be insincere

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testee

  • noun someone who is tested (as by an intelligence test or an academic examination)
    examinee.

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assume

  • verb take to be the case or to be true; accept without verification or proof
    take for granted; presume.
    • I assume his train was late
  • verb take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities
    take on; take over; adopt.
    • When will the new President assume office?

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intelligence_test

  • noun a psychometric test of intelligence
    IQ test.
    • they used to think that intelligence is what an intelligence test tests

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accolade

  • noun a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction
    honour; honor; award; laurels.
    • an award for bravery

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reception

  • noun the manner in which something is greeted
    response.
    • she did not expect the cold reception she received from her superiors
  • noun a formal party of people; as after a wedding

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tryout

  • noun trying something to find out about it
    test; trial; trial run.
    • a sample for ten days free trial
    • a trial of progesterone failed to relieve the pain
  • noun a test of the suitability of a performer
    audition.

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oral

  • noun an examination conducted by spoken communication
    viva; oral examination; viva voce; oral exam.
  • adjective satellite using speech rather than writing
    unwritten.
    • an oral tradition
    • an oral agreement

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stick

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

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