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die-sinker

  • noun someone who makes dies
    diesinker; diemaker.

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yellow

  • noun yellow color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of sunflowers or ripe lemons
    yellowness.
  • verb turn yellow
    • The pages of the book began to yellow

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chrome_green

  • noun any of a class of green pigments consisting of chrome yellow and iron blue
  • noun a brilliant green color

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orangeness

  • noun orange color or pigment; any of a range of colors between red and yellow
    orange.

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sleep

  • noun a natural and periodic state of rest during which consciousness of the world is suspended
    slumber.
    • he didn't get enough sleep last night
    • calm as a child in dreamless slumber
  • noun a torpid state resembling deep sleep
    sopor.

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catamenia

  • noun the monthly discharge of blood from the uterus of nonpregnant women from puberty to menopause
    menstruation; flow; period; menstruum; menses.
    • the women were sickly and subject to excessive menstruation
    • a woman does not take the gout unless her menses be stopped"--Hippocrates
    • the semen begins to appear in males and to be emitted at the same time of life that the catamenia begin to flow in females"--Aristotle

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feeding

  • noun the act of consuming food
    eating.
  • noun the act of supplying food and nourishment
    alimentation.

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physiological

  • adjective of or relating to the biological study of physiology
    • physiological psychology
    • Pavlov's physiological theories
  • adjective satellite of or consistent with an organism's normal functioning
    physiologic.
    • physiologic functions
    • physiological processes

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window_trimmer

  • noun someone who decorates shop windows
    window dresser.

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bludgeon

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

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swat

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

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dapple

  • noun a small contrasting part of something
    speckle; spot; patch; maculation; fleck.
    • a bald spot
    • a leopard's spots
    • a patch of clouds
    • patches of thin ice
    • a fleck of red
  • verb colour with streaks or blotches of different shades
    cloud; mottle.

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whack

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

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coition

  • noun the act of sexual procreation between a man and a woman; the man's penis is inserted into the woman's vagina and excited until orgasm and ejaculation occur
    congress; intercourse; sexual intercourse; sex act; sexual relation; carnal knowledge; sexual congress; relation; copulation; coitus.

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chlorophyl

  • noun any of a group of green pigments found in photosynthetic organisms; there are four naturally occurring forms
    chlorophyll.

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pigment

  • noun dry coloring material (especially a powder to be mixed with a liquid to produce paint, etc.)
  • noun any substance whose presence in plant or animal tissues produces a characteristic color

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smack

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

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construction_worker

  • noun a worker skilled in building offices or dwellings etc.
    hard hat.

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titanium_oxide

  • noun a white powder used as a pigment for its high covering power and durability
    titanic oxide; titanium dioxide; titania.

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safe_sex

  • noun sexual activity (especially sexual intercourse) with the use of measures (such as latex condoms) to avoid the transmission of disease (especially AIDS)

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greenish

  • adjective satellite of the color between blue and yellow in the color spectrum; similar to the color of fresh grass
    dark-green; green; light-green.
    • a green tree
    • green fields
    • green paint

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unconditioned

  • adjective not established by conditioning or learning
    unlearned; innate.
    • an unconditioned reflex
  • adjective not conditional
    unconditional.
    • unconditional surrender

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substantive_dye

  • noun dye with a high affinity for cellulose fibers (cotton or rayon etc.)
    direct dye.

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miller

  • noun someone who works in a mill (especially a grain mill)
  • noun United States bandleader of a popular big band (1909-1944)
    Glenn Miller; Alton Glenn Miller.

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direct

  • verb command with authority
    • He directed the children to do their homework
  • verb intend (something) to move towards a certain goal
    aim; point; place; target.
    • He aimed his fists towards his opponent's face
    • criticism directed at her superior
    • direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself

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nail

  • noun horny plate covering and protecting part of the dorsal surface of the digits
  • noun a thin pointed piece of metal that is hammered into materials as a fastener

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second

  • noun 1/60 of a minute; the basic unit of time adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites
    sec; s.
  • noun an indefinitely short time
    moment; bit; mo; minute.
    • wait just a moment
    • in a mo
    • it only takes a minute
    • in just a bit

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cobbling

  • noun the shoemaker's trade
    shoe repairing; shoemaking.
  • verb pave with cobblestones
    cobblestone; cobble.

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blue

  • noun blue color or pigment; resembling the color of the clear sky in the daytime
    blueness.
    • he had eyes of bright blue
  • noun blue clothing
    • she was wearing blue

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iron-gray

  • noun the color of freshly broken cast iron
    iron-grey.
  • adjective satellite of the grey color of iron
    iron-grey.

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yarn-dye

  • verb dye (fabric) before it is spun
    impress.

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erythema_solare

  • noun redness of the skin caused by exposure to the rays of the sun
    sunburn.

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thong

  • noun leather strip that forms the flexible part of a whip
    lash.
  • noun underpants resembling a G-string; worn by women especially under very tight pants
    • she wore thongs in her quest for the callipygian ideal

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fossil

  • noun someone whose style is out of fashion
    fogey; dodo; fogy.
  • noun the remains (or an impression) of a plant or animal that existed in a past geological age and that has been excavated from the soil

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beater

  • noun a worker who rouses wild game from under cover for a hunter
  • noun an implement for beating

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receiving_system

  • noun set that receives radio or tv signals
    receiver.

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thrash

  • noun a swimming kick used while treading water
  • verb give a thrashing to; beat hard
    lam; thresh; flail.

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studio

  • noun workplace for the teaching or practice of an art
    • she ran a dance studio
    • the music department provided studios for their students
    • you don't need a studio to make a passport photograph
  • noun an apartment with a living space and a bathroom and a small kitchen
    studio apartment.

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chromatic_colour

  • noun a color that has hue
    spectral colour; chromatic color; spectral color.

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active

  • noun chemical agent capable of activity
    active agent.
  • noun the voice used to indicate that the grammatical subject of the verb is performing the action or causing the happening denoted by the verb
    active voice.
    • `The boy threw the ball' uses the active voice

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vat_color

  • noun a water-insoluble dye that is applied by reducing the dye to an alkaline form, applying the dye, then regenerating the insoluble dye by oxidation in the material; used for dyeing cotton
    vat dye.

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skin_colour

  • noun the coloring of a person's face
    complexion; skin color.

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knock_cold

  • verb knock unconscious or senseless
    knock out; kayo.
    • the boxing champion knocked out his opponent in a few seconds

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lignify

  • verb convert into wood or cause to become woody

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verbalise

  • verb be verbose
    verbalize.
    • This lawyer verbalizes and is rather tedious
  • verb express in speech
    verbalize; mouth; utter; talk; speak.
    • She talks a lot of nonsense
    • This depressed patient does not verbalize

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smoke

  • noun a cloud of fine particles suspended in a gas
    fume.
  • noun a hot vapor containing fine particles of carbon being produced by combustion
    smoking.
    • the fire produced a tower of black smoke that could be seen for miles

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verdure

  • noun green foliage
    greenery.
  • noun the lush appearance of flourishing vegetation
    verdancy; greenness.

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straw

  • noun plant fiber used e.g. for making baskets and hats or as fodder
  • noun material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds
    stubble; chaff; husk; stalk; shuck.

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off-white

  • noun a shade of white the color of bleached bones
    pearl; ivory; bone.
  • adjective satellite of something having a color tending toward white
    whitish.

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strap

  • noun an elongated leather strip (or a strip of similar material) for binding things together or holding something in position
  • noun hanger consisting of a loop of leather suspended from the ceiling of a bus or train; passengers hold onto it

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slating

  • noun thin layers of rock used for roofing
    slate.
  • noun a severely critical attack
    • the reviewers gave his book a sound slating

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ebony

  • noun a very dark black
    jet black; soot black; sable; coal black; pitch black.
  • noun hard dark-colored heartwood of the ebony tree; used in cabinetwork and for piano keys

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watering

  • noun shedding tears
    lacrimation; tearing; lachrymation.
  • noun wetting with water
    • the lawn needs a great deal of watering

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strike

  • noun a group's refusal to work in protest against low pay or bad work conditions
    work stoppage.
    • the strike lasted more than a month before it was settled
  • noun an attack that is intended to seize or inflict damage on or destroy an objective
    • the strike was scheduled to begin at dawn

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unconditioned_reflex

  • noun an automatic instinctive unlearned reaction to a stimulus
    inborn reflex; innate reflex; reflex action; instinctive reflex; reflex response; physiological reaction; reflex.

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breathe

  • verb draw air into, and expel out of, the lungs
    respire; take a breath; suspire.
    • I can breathe better when the air is clean
    • The patient is respiring
  • verb be alive
    • Every creature that breathes

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shop_floor

  • noun workplace consisting of the part of a factory housing the machines
    • the productive work is done on the shop floor

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hurt

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

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coat_of_paint

  • noun a layer of paint covering something else

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intake

  • noun the process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating)
    ingestion; uptake; consumption.
  • noun an opening through which fluid is admitted to a tube or container
    inlet.

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retouch

  • verb give retouches to (hair)
    • retouch the roots
  • verb alter so as to produce a more desirable appearance
    touch up.
    • This photograph has been retouched!

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work

  • noun activity directed toward making or doing something
    • she checked several points needing further work
  • noun a product produced or accomplished through the effort or activity or agency of a person or thing
    piece of work.
    • it is not regarded as one of his more memorable works
    • the symphony was hailed as an ingenious work
    • he was indebted to the pioneering work of John Dewey
    • the work of an active imagination
    • erosion is the work of wind or water over time

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science_lab

  • noun a workplace for the conduct of scientific research
    science laboratory; research laboratory; research lab; lab; laboratory.

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roof

  • noun a protective covering that covers or forms the top of a building
  • noun protective covering on top of a motor vehicle

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hooker's_green

  • noun green pigment consisting of Prussian blue mixed with gamboge

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oxide

  • noun any compound of oxygen with another element or a radical

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mechanic

  • noun a craftsman skilled in operating machine tools
    machinist; shop mechanic.
  • noun someone whose occupation is repairing and maintaining automobiles
    auto-mechanic; grease monkey; automobile mechanic; car-mechanic.

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machinist

  • noun a craftsman skilled in operating machine tools
    shop mechanic; mechanic.

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defile

  • noun a narrow pass (especially one between mountains)
    gorge.
  • verb place under suspicion or cast doubt upon
    sully; corrupt; taint; cloud.
    • sully someone's reputation

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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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punk

  • noun an aggressive and violent young criminal
    strong-armer; tough; goon; hoodlum; thug; toughie; hood.
  • noun substance that smolders when ignited; used to light fuses (especially fireworks)

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titanium

  • noun a light strong grey lustrous corrosion-resistant metallic element used in strong lightweight alloys (as for airplane parts); the main sources are rutile and ilmenite
    atomic number 22; Ti.

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alizarine

  • noun an orange-red crystalline compound used in making red pigments and in dyeing
    alizarin.

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recovery

  • noun return to an original state
    • the recovery of the forest after the fire was surprisingly rapid
  • noun gradual healing (through rest) after sickness or injury
    convalescence; recuperation.

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lacrimation

  • noun shedding tears
    watering; tearing; lachrymation.

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gentian

  • noun any of various plants of the family Gentianaceae especially the genera Gentiana and Gentianella and Gentianopsis

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blackness

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

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insemination

  • noun the act of sowing (of seeds in the ground or, figuratively, of germs in the body or ideas in the mind, etc.)
  • noun the introduction of semen into the genital tract of a female

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answer

  • noun a statement (either spoken or written) that is made to reply to a question or request or criticism or accusation
    reply; response.
    • I waited several days for his answer
    • he wrote replies to several of his critics
  • noun a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem
    solvent; resolution; solution; result.
    • they were trying to find a peaceful solution
    • the answers were in the back of the book
    • he computed the result to four decimal places

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electrodermal_response

  • noun a change in the electrical properties of the skin in response to stress or anxiety; can be measured either by recording the electrical resistance of the skin or by recording weak currents generated by the body
    electrical skin response; GSR; Fere phenomenon; Tarchanoff phenomenon; galvanic skin response; psychogalvanic response.

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lam

  • noun a rapid escape (as by criminals)
    getaway.
    • the thieves made a clean getaway
    • after the expose he had to take it on the lam
  • verb flee; take to one's heels; cut and run
    run; head for the hills; hightail it; bunk; run away; take to the woods; scarper; escape; fly the coop; break away; scat; turn tail.
    • If you see this man, run!
    • The burglars escaped before the police showed up

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blondness

  • noun the property of having a naturally light complexion
    paleness; fairness.

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give_suck

  • verb give suck to
    wet-nurse; suckle; breastfeed; lactate; suck; nurse.
    • The wetnurse suckled the infant
    • You cannot nurse your baby in public in some places

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lac

  • noun resinlike substance secreted by certain lac insects; used in e.g. varnishes and sealing wax

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lay

  • noun a narrative song with a recurrent refrain
    ballad.
  • noun a narrative poem of popular origin
    ballad.

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bodily_function

  • noun an organic process that takes place in the body
    bodily process; body process; activity.
    • respiratory activity

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heme

  • noun a complex red organic pigment containing iron and other atoms to which oxygen binds
    hematin; haem; protoheme; haemitin.

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fecundate

  • verb make fertile or productive
    fertilize; fertilise.
    • The course fertilized her imagination
  • verb introduce semen into (a female)
    fertilize; fertilise; inseminate.

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scourge

  • noun a whip used to inflict punishment (often used for pedantic humor)
    flagellum.
  • noun something causing misery or death
    bane; nemesis; curse.
    • the bane of my life

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carotenoid

  • noun any of a class of highly unsaturated yellow to red pigments occurring in plants and animals

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green

  • noun green color or pigment; resembling the color of growing grass
    viridity; greenness.
  • noun a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
    park; commons; common.
    • they went for a walk in the park

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plumbing

  • noun utility consisting of the pipes and fixtures for the distribution of water or gas in a building and for the disposal of sewage
    plumbing system.
  • noun the occupation of a plumber (installing and repairing pipes and fixtures for water or gas or sewage in a building)
    plumbery.

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operate

  • verb direct or control; projects, businesses, etc.
    run.
    • She is running a relief operation in the Sudan
  • verb perform as expected when applied
    function; go; work; run.
    • The washing machine won't go unless it's plugged in
    • Does this old car still run well?
    • This old radio doesn't work anymore

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dappled-grey

  • noun grey with a mottled pattern of darker grey markings
    dappled-gray; dapple-gray; dapple-grey.

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wind

  • noun air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure
    air current; current of air.
    • trees bent under the fierce winds
    • when there is no wind, row
    • the radioactivity was being swept upwards by the air current and out into the atmosphere
  • noun a tendency or force that influences events
    • the winds of change

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tool-and-die_work

  • noun the craft of making special tools and dies

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greyness

  • noun a neutral achromatic color midway between white and black
    grayness; gray; grey.

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chartreuse

  • noun a shade of green tinged with yellow
    yellow green; pea green; yellowish green; Paris green.
  • noun aromatic green or yellow liqueur flavored with orange peel and hyssop and peppermint oils; made at monastery near Grenoble, France

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staining

  • noun (histology) the use of a dye to color specimens for microscopic study
  • noun the act of spotting or staining something
    maculation; spotting.

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electrical_work

  • noun the craft of an electrician

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kendal

  • noun a green dye, often used to color cloth, which is obtained from the woad plant
    Kendal green.

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saffranine

  • noun any of a class of chiefly red organic dyes
    safranine; safranin.

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science_laboratory

  • noun a workplace for the conduct of scientific research
    science lab; research laboratory; research lab; lab; laboratory.

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colliery

  • noun a workplace consisting of a coal mine plus all the buildings and equipment connected with it
    pit.

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corporal_punishment

  • noun the infliction of physical injury on someone convicted of committing a crime

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jet_black

  • noun a very dark black
    soot black; sable; coal black; pitch black; ebony.

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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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acrylic_paint

  • noun used especially by artists
    acrylic.

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anil

  • noun a blue dye obtained from plants or made synthetically
    indigo; indigotin.
  • noun shrub of West Indies and South America that is a source of indigo dye
    Indigofera anil; Indigofera suffruticosa.

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safe

  • noun strongbox where valuables can be safely kept
  • noun a ventilated or refrigerated cupboard for securing provisions from pests

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polychromize

  • verb color with many colors; make polychrome
    polychromise; polychrome.

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bang

  • noun a vigorous blow
    knock; belt; bash; smash.
    • the sudden knock floored him
    • he took a bash right in his face
    • he got a bang on the head
  • noun a sudden very loud noise
    bam; blast; eruption; clap.

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lace_making

  • noun the act or art of making handmade lace
    tatting.

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silver

  • noun a soft white precious univalent metallic element having the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of any metal; occurs in argentite and in free form; used in coins and jewelry and tableware and photography
    atomic number 47; Ag.
  • noun coins made of silver

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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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blusher

  • noun yellowish edible agaric that usually turns red when touched
    blushing mushroom; Amanita rubescens.
  • noun makeup consisting of a pink or red powder applied to the cheeks
    paint; rouge.

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jade_green

  • noun a light green color varying from bluish green to yellowish green
    jade.

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bonk

  • verb have sexual intercourse with
    love; fuck; sleep with; have it away; screw; have intercourse; get it on; lie with; hump; make love; make out; get laid; have a go at it; eff; have sex; jazz; be intimate; know; have it off; bang; bed; do it; roll in the hay; sleep together.
    • This student sleeps with everyone in her dorm
    • Adam knew Eve
    • Were you ever intimate with this man?
  • verb hit hard
    whap; bop; sock; whop; bash.

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ventilation

  • noun the act of supplying fresh air and getting rid of foul air
    airing.
  • noun a mechanical system in a building that provides fresh air
    ventilating system; ventilation system.
    • she was continually adjusting the ventilation

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nitric_acid

  • noun acid used especially in the production of fertilizers and explosives and rocket fuels
    aqua fortis.

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bone

  • noun rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
    os.
  • noun the porous calcified substance from which bones are made
    osseous tissue.

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knockout

  • noun a very attractive or seductive looking woman
    sweetheart; peach; beauty; lulu; smasher; stunner; ravisher; mantrap; dish; looker.
  • noun a blow that renders the opponent unconscious
    kayo; KO.

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steel_blue

  • noun a greyish blue color

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tinting

  • noun the act of adding a tinge of color
    • the hairdresser gave her hair a modest tinting
  • verb color lightly
    touch; tinct; tint; tinge.
    • her greying hair was tinged blond
    • the leaves were tinged red in November

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caustic

  • noun any chemical substance that burns or destroys living tissue
  • adjective satellite harsh or corrosive in tone
    blistering; acerbic; acrid; vitriolic; virulent; sulphurous; acerb; sulfurous; acid; bitter.
    • an acerbic tone piercing otherwise flowery prose
    • a barrage of acid comments
    • her acrid remarks make her many enemies
    • bitter words
    • blistering criticism
    • caustic jokes about political assassination, talk-show hosts and medical ethics
    • a sulfurous denunciation
    • a vitriolic critique

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laboratory

  • noun a workplace for the conduct of scientific research
    science laboratory; science lab; research laboratory; research lab; lab.
  • noun a region resembling a laboratory inasmuch as it offers opportunities for observation and practice and experimentation
    testing ground.
    • the new nation is a testing ground for socioeconomic theories
    • Pakistan is a laboratory for studying the use of American troops to combat terrorism

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whip

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

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pigment

  • noun dry coloring material (especially a powder to be mixed with a liquid to produce paint, etc.)
  • noun any substance whose presence in plant or animal tissues produces a characteristic color

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tko

  • noun a knockout declared by the referee who judges one boxer unable to continue
    technical knockout.

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forty

  • noun the cardinal number that is the product of ten and four
    XL; 40.
  • adjective satellite being ten more than thirty
    twoscore; xl; 40.

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shop_mechanic

  • noun a craftsman skilled in operating machine tools
    machinist; mechanic.

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humify

  • verb convert (plant remains) into humus

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goldbeater

  • noun an artisan who beats gold into gold leaf
    gold-beater.

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tannery

  • noun workplace where skins and hides are tanned

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haemitin

  • noun a complex red organic pigment containing iron and other atoms to which oxygen binds
    hematin; haem; protoheme; heme.

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counterstain

  • noun a stain of contrasting color that is used when the principal stain does not show the structure clearly

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stuffer

  • noun a craftsman who stuffs and mounts the skins of animals for display
    animal stuffer; taxidermist.
  • noun an advertising circular that is enclosed with other material and (usually) sent by mail

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grease

  • noun a thick fatty oil (especially one used to lubricate machinery)
    lubricating oil.
  • noun the state of being covered with unclean things
    filth; dirt; soil; grime; grunge; stain.

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inscribe

  • verb carve, cut, or etch into a material or surface
    scratch; grave; engrave.
    • engrave a pen
    • engraved the trophy cupt with the winner's
    • the lovers scratched their names into the bark of the tree
  • verb register formally as a participant or member
    enroll; enter; enrol; recruit.
    • The party recruited many new members

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chlorine

  • noun a common nonmetallic element belonging to the halogens; best known as a heavy yellow irritating toxic gas; used to purify water and as a bleaching agent and disinfectant; occurs naturally only as a salt (as in sea water)
    atomic number 17; Cl.

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nitrify

  • verb convert into nitric acid, nitrous acid, or nitrate, especially with the action of nitrobacteria
  • verb treat with nitrogen or a nitrogen compound
    nitrogenise; nitrogenize.

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charcoal_grey

  • noun a very dark grey color
    charcoal; oxford grey; charcoal gray; oxford gray.

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needlework

  • noun a creation created or assembled by needle and thread
    needlecraft.
  • noun work (such as sewing or embroidery) that is done with a needle
    needlecraft.

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lividity

  • noun a state of fury so great the face becomes discolored
  • noun unnatural lack of color in the skin (as from bruising or sickness or emotional distress)
    pallor; achromasia; luridness; wanness; paleness; pallidness; lividness.

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take_a_breath

  • verb draw air into, and expel out of, the lungs
    breathe; respire; suspire.
    • I can breathe better when the air is clean
    • The patient is respiring

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hand-dye

  • verb dye by hand
    • This fabric is hand-dyed

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cochineal

  • noun a red dyestuff consisting of dried bodies of female cochineal insects
  • noun Mexican red scale insect that feeds on cacti; the source of a red dye
    Dactylopius coccus; cochineal insect.

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sporulate

  • verb produce spores
    • plants sporulate
  • verb convert into spores

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primary_colour_for_pigments

  • noun any of three pigments from which all colors can be obtained by mixing
    primary color for pigments.
    • the primary colors for pigments are red, blue, and yellow

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reflex_response

  • noun an automatic instinctive unlearned reaction to a stimulus
    inborn reflex; innate reflex; reflex action; instinctive reflex; unconditioned reflex; physiological reaction; reflex.

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hook

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

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spinning

  • noun creating thread
  • verb revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis
    reel; whirl; spin; gyrate; spin around.
    • The dervishes whirl around and around without getting dizzy

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leather_strip

  • noun implement consisting of a strip of leather

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electronic

  • adjective of or relating to electronics; concerned with or using devices that operate on principles governing the behavior of electrons
    • electronic devices
  • adjective of or concerned with electrons
    • electronic energy

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hood

  • noun an aggressive and violent young criminal
    strong-armer; tough; goon; punk; hoodlum; thug; toughie.
  • noun a protective covering that is part of a plant
    cap.

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shoe_repairing

  • noun the shoemaker's trade
    shoemaking; cobbling.

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oyster_bed

  • noun a workplace where oysters are bred and grown
    oyster park; oyster bank.

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hidrosis

  • noun the process of the sweat glands of the skin secreting a salty fluid
    perspiration; sweating; diaphoresis; sudation.
    • perspiration is a homeostatic process

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brokerage_house

  • noun place where a broker conducts his business
    brokerage.

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vinify

  • verb convert a juice into wine by fermentation
    • vinify grape juice

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ropewalk

  • noun workplace consisting of a long narrow path or shed where rope is made
    rope yard.

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tool

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

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embellish

  • verb add details to
    dramatize; dramatise; blow up; pad; embroider; lard; aggrandise; aggrandize.
  • verb be beautiful to look at
    deck; beautify; decorate; grace; adorn.
    • Flowers adorned the tables everywhere

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lavender

  • noun any of various Old World aromatic shrubs or subshrubs with usually mauve or blue flowers; widely cultivated
  • noun a pale purple color

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chinese_white

  • noun a white pigment used in house paints; consists of zinc oxide
    zinc white.

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lather

  • noun the froth produced by soaps or detergents
    soapsuds; suds.
  • noun agitation resulting from active worry
    swither; sweat; stew; fret.
    • don't get in a stew
    • he's in a sweat about exams

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tear_into

  • verb hit violently, as in an attack
    pitch into; lace into; lam into; lay into.

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vat_dye

  • noun a water-insoluble dye that is applied by reducing the dye to an alkaline form, applying the dye, then regenerating the insoluble dye by oxidation in the material; used for dyeing cotton
    vat color.

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iron

  • noun a heavy ductile magnetic metallic element; is silver-white in pure form but readily rusts; used in construction and tools and armament; plays a role in the transport of oxygen by the blood
    atomic number 26; Fe.
  • noun a golf club that has a relatively narrow metal head

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walloper

  • noun a very hard hitter
  • noun a winner by a wide margin

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pea_green

  • noun a shade of green tinged with yellow
    yellow green; chartreuse; yellowish green; Paris green.

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disambiguation

  • noun clarification that follows from the removal of ambiguity

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talking

  • noun an exchange of ideas via conversation
    talk.
    • let's have more work and less talk around here
  • verb exchange thoughts; talk with
    talk; speak.
    • We often talk business
    • Actions talk louder than words

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rap

  • noun a reproach for some lapse or misdeed
    blame.
    • he took the blame for it
    • it was a bum rap
  • noun a gentle blow
    strike; tap.

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arousal

  • noun the act of arousing
    rousing.
    • the purpose of art is the arousal of emotions
  • noun a state of heightened physiological activity

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mint

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

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kayo

  • noun a blow that renders the opponent unconscious
    knockout; KO.
  • verb knock unconscious or senseless
    knock out; knock cold.
    • the boxing champion knocked out his opponent in a few seconds

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self-flagellation

  • noun self-punishment inflicted by whipping

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hair_coloring

  • noun a dye or tint for the hair
    hair dye.
  • noun coloring of the hair
    • her hair-coloring was unusual: a very pale gold

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rope_yard

  • noun workplace consisting of a long narrow path or shed where rope is made
    ropewalk.

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keratinise

  • verb convert into keratin
    keratinize.
  • verb become horny and impregnated with keratin
    keratinize.

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coin

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

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encipher

  • verb convert ordinary language into code
    code; encrypt; write in code; cypher; inscribe; cipher.
    • We should encode the message for security reasons

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fitter

  • noun someone who fits a garment to a particular person
  • adjective satellite improved in health or physical condition
    healthier.

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flow

  • noun the motion characteristic of fluids (liquids or gases)
    flowing.
  • noun the amount of fluid that flows in a given time
    flow rate; rate of flow.

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breather

  • noun a short respite
    breathing place; breathing space; breath; breathing time; breathing spell.
  • noun air passage provided by a retractable device containing intake and exhaust pipes; permits a submarine to stay submerged for extended periods of time
    snorkel breather; snorkel; schnorkel; schnorchel.

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transpire

  • verb pass through the tissue or substance or its pores or interstices, as of gas
    transpirate.
  • verb exude water vapor
    • plants transpire

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lazuline

  • noun a light shade of blue
    azure; sky-blue; sapphire; cerulean.

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flog

  • verb beat severely with a whip or rod
    trounce; strap; welt; whip; slash; lash; lather.
    • The teacher often flogged the students
    • The children were severely trounced
  • verb beat with a cane
    cane; lambaste; lambast.

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orange_yellow

  • noun a shade of yellow tinged with orange
    saffron.

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sage

  • noun a mentor in spiritual and philosophical topics who is renowned for profound wisdom
  • noun aromatic fresh or dried grey-green leaves used widely as seasoning for meats and fowl and game etc

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strike_hard

  • verb deliver a sharp blow or push :"He knocked the glass clear across the room"
    knock.

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expectoration

  • noun the process of coughing up and spitting out
  • noun the act of spitting (forcefully expelling saliva)
    spitting; spit.

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hard_hat

  • noun a worker skilled in building offices or dwellings etc.
    construction worker.
  • noun a lightweight protective helmet (plastic or metal) worn by construction workers
    tin hat; safety hat.

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earth

  • noun the 3rd planet from the sun; the planet we live on
    globe; world.
    • the Earth moves around the sun
    • he sailed around the world
  • noun the loose soft material that makes up a large part of the land surface
    ground.
    • they dug into the earth outside the church

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deep_red

  • noun a deep and vivid red color
    crimson; ruby.

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bluing

  • noun used to whiten laundry or hair or give it a bluish tinge
    blue; blueing.
  • noun a process that makes something blue (or bluish)
    blueing.

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greenish_blue

  • noun a shade of blue tinged with green
    turquoise; aqua; aquamarine; cobalt blue; peacock blue.

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pinocytosis

  • noun process by which certain cells can engulf and incorporate droplets of fluid

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alizarin

  • noun an orange-red crystalline compound used in making red pigments and in dyeing
    alizarine.

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sugar

  • noun a white crystalline carbohydrate used as a sweetener and preservative
    refined sugar.
  • noun an essential structural component of living cells and source of energy for animals; includes simple sugars with small molecules as well as macromolecular substances; are classified according to the number of monosaccharide groups they contain
    carbohydrate; saccharide.

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maturation

  • noun coming to full development; becoming mature
    ripening; maturement.
  • noun (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level
    development; ontogenesis; ontogeny; growth; growing.
    • he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children

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mend

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

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cheyne-stokes_respiration

  • noun abnormal respiration in which periods of shallow and deep breathing alternate
    periodic breathing.

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mixture

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

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semigloss

  • noun a paint that dries with a finish between glossy and flat

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smut

  • noun a black colloidal substance consisting wholly or principally of amorphous carbon and used to make pigments and ink
    soot; crock; lampblack; carbon black.
  • noun destructive diseases of plants (especially cereal grasses) caused by fungi that produce black powdery masses of spores

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psychogalvanic

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nurse

  • noun one skilled in caring for young children or the sick (usually under the supervision of a physician)
  • noun a woman who is the custodian of children
    nursemaid; nanny.

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blanched

  • adjective satellite anemic looking from illness or emotion
    bloodless; ashen; white; livid.
    • a face turned ashen
    • the invalid's blanched cheeks
    • tried to speak with bloodless lips
    • a face livid with shock
    • lips...livid with the hue of death"- Mary W. Shelley
    • lips white with terror
    • a face white with rage
  • verb turn pale, as if in fear
    blanch; blench; pale.

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licking

  • noun an unsuccessful ending to a struggle or contest
    defeat.
    • it was a narrow defeat
    • the army's only defeat
    • they suffered a convincing licking
  • noun the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows
    trouncing; whacking; drubbing; thrashing; lacing; beating.

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peroxide

  • noun a viscous liquid with strong oxidizing properties; a powerful bleaching agent; also used (in aqueous solutions) as a mild disinfectant and (in strong concentrations) as an oxidant in rocket fuels
    hydrogen peroxide.
  • noun an inorganic compound containing the divalent ion -O-O-

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feudalism

  • noun the social system that developed in Europe in the 8th century; vassals were protected by lords who they had to serve in war
    feudal system.

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sinker

  • noun a small ring-shaped friedcake
    donut; doughnut.
  • noun a weight that sinks (as to hold nets or fishing lines under water)

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release

  • noun merchandise issued for sale or public showing (especially a record or film)
    • a new release from the London Symphony Orchestra
  • noun the act of liberating someone or something
    liberation; freeing.

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urticate

  • verb whip with or as with nettles
  • verb sting with or as with nettles and cause a stinging pain or sensation
    nettle.

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respond

  • verb show a response or a reaction to something
    react.
  • verb react verbally
    answer; reply.
    • She didn't want to answer
    • answer the question
    • We answered that we would accept the invitation

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pummel

  • verb strike, usually with the fist
    biff; pommel.
    • The pedestrians pummeled the demonstrators

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ko

  • noun a blow that renders the opponent unconscious
    knockout; kayo.

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liquor

  • noun an alcoholic beverage that is distilled rather than fermented
    hard drink; spirits; John Barleycorn; booze; hard liquor; strong drink.
  • noun a liquid substance that is a solution (or emulsion or suspension) used or obtained in an industrial process
    • waste liquors

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doze

  • noun a light fitful sleep
    drowse.
  • verb sleep lightly or for a short period of time
    snooze; drowse.

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alpha-naphthol_test

  • noun biochemical indicator of the presence of carbohydrates in a solution; if carbohydrates are present a violet ring is formed by reaction with alpha-naphthol in the presence of sulfuric acid
    Molisch's test; Molisch test; Molisch reaction.

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pastel

  • noun any of various pale or light colors
  • adjective satellite lacking in body or vigor
    • faded pastel charms of the naive music

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antimony

  • noun a metallic element having four allotropic forms; used in a wide variety of alloys; found in stibnite
    Sb; atomic number 51.

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scrap

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

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artificial

  • adjective contrived by art rather than nature
    unreal.
    • artificial flowers
    • artificial flavoring
    • an artificial diamond
    • artificial fibers
    • artificial sweeteners
  • adjective satellite artificially formal
    contrived; stilted; hokey.
    • that artificial humility that her husband hated
    • contrived coyness
    • a stilted letter of acknowledgment
    • when people try to correct their speech they develop a stilted pronunciation

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mud

  • noun water soaked soil; soft wet earth
    clay.
  • noun slanderous remarks or charges

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exhalation

  • noun exhaled breath
    halitus.
  • noun the act of expelling air from the lungs
    breathing out; expiration.

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finger

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

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flagellate

  • noun a usually nonphotosynthetic free-living protozoan with whiplike appendages; some are pathogens of humans and other animals
    mastigophoran; flagellate protozoan; flagellated protozoan; mastigophore.
  • verb whip
    scourge.
    • The religious fanatics flagellated themselves

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shoemaking

  • noun the shoemaker's trade
    shoe repairing; cobbling.

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drowse

  • noun a light fitful sleep
    doze.
  • verb sleep lightly or for a short period of time
    snooze; doze.

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opsonize

  • verb make (cells) more susceptible to the action of phagocytes

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oxidation

  • noun the process of oxidizing; the addition of oxygen to a compound with a loss of electrons; always occurs accompanied by reduction
    oxidization; oxidisation.

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fluorochrome

  • noun any of various fluorescent substances used in fluorescence microscopy to stain specimens

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weal

  • noun a raised mark on the skin (as produced by the blow of a whip); characteristic of many allergic reactions
    wheal; wale; welt.

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beautician

  • noun someone who works in a beauty parlor
    cosmetician.

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convertible

  • noun a car that has top that can be folded or removed
  • noun a corporate security (usually bonds or preferred stock) that can be exchanged for another form of security (usually common stock)
    convertible security.

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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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tinge

  • noun a slight but appreciable amount
    jot; speck; hint; pinch; soupcon; touch; mite.
    • this dish could use a touch of garlic
  • noun a pale or subdued color
    undertone.

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tone

  • noun the quality of a person's voice
    tone of voice.
    • he began in a conversational tone
    • he spoke in a nervous tone of voice
  • noun (linguistics) a pitch or change in pitch of the voice that serves to distinguish words in tonal languages
    • the Beijing dialect uses four tones

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fluorescein

  • noun a yellow dye that is visible even when highly diluted; used as an absorption indicator when silver nitrate solution is added to sodium chloride in order to precipitate silver chloride (turns pink when no chloride ions are left in solution and negative fluorescein ions are then absorbed)
    resorcinolphthalein; fluoresceine; fluorescent dye.

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cobble

  • noun rectangular paving stone with curved top; once used to make roads
    sett; cobblestone.
  • verb pave with cobblestones
    cobblestone.

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wash_out

  • verb prevent or interrupt due to rain
    rain out.
    • The storm had washed out the game
  • verb wash free from unwanted substances, such as dirt
    • Wash out your dirty shirt in the sink

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blonde

  • noun a person with fair skin and hair
    blond.
  • noun a light grayish yellow to near white
    blond.

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solare

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tint

  • noun a quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color
    tone; tincture; shade.
    • after several trials he mixed the shade of pink that she wanted
  • verb color lightly
    touch; tinct; tinge.
    • her greying hair was tinged blond
    • the leaves were tinged red in November

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abdominal

  • noun the muscles of the abdomen
    ab; abdominal muscle.
  • adjective of or relating to or near the abdomen
    • abdominal muscles

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wright

  • noun someone who makes or repairs something (usually used in combination)
  • noun United States writer of detective novels (1888-1939)
    Willard Huntington Wright; S. S. Van Dine.

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regenerate

  • verb reestablish on a new, usually improved, basis or make new or like new
    renew.
    • We renewed our friendship after a hiatus of twenty years
    • They renewed their membership
  • verb amplify (an electron current) by causing part of the power in the output circuit to act upon the input circuit

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roper

  • noun a decoy who lures customers into a gambling establishment (especially one with a fixed game)
  • noun a cowboy who uses a lasso to rope cattle or horses

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basic_dye

  • noun a dye that is considered to be a base because the chromophore is part of a positive ion
    basic color; basic colour.

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drafting

  • noun writing a first version to be filled out and polished later
  • noun the craft of drawing blueprints
    mechanical drawing.

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basic

  • noun (usually plural) a necessary commodity for which demand is constant
    staple.
  • noun a popular programming language that is relatively easy to learn; an acronym for beginner's all-purpose symbolic instruction code; no longer in general use

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bleaching_powder

  • noun a white powder comprised of calcium hydroxide and chloride and hypochlorite and used to bleach and/or disinfect
    chloride of lime; chlorinated lime.

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absorption_indicator

  • noun an indicator used in reactions that involve precipitation

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spit

  • noun a narrow strip of land that juts out into the sea
    tongue.
  • noun a clear liquid secreted into the mouth by the salivary glands and mucous glands of the mouth; moistens the mouth and starts the digestion of starches
    spittle; saliva.

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food_colour

  • noun a digestible substance used to give color to food
    food coloring; food colouring; coloring; colouring; food color.
    • food color made from vegetable dyes

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excite

  • verb arouse or elicit a feeling
  • verb act as a stimulant
    stimulate.
    • The book stimulated her imagination
    • This play stimulates

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craft

  • noun the skilled practice of a practical occupation
    trade.
    • he learned his trade as an apprentice
  • noun a vehicle designed for navigation in or on water or air or through outer space

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haemosiderin

  • noun a granular brown substance composed of ferric oxide; left from the breakdown of hemoglobin; can be a sign of disturbed iron metabolism
    hemosiderin.

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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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sallow

  • noun any of several Old World shrubby broad-leaved willows having large catkins; some are important sources for tanbark and charcoal
  • verb cause to become sallow
    • The illness has sallowed her face

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glassworker

  • noun someone who cuts flat glass to size
    glass-cutter; glass cutter; glazier; glazer.

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hoariness

  • noun a silvery-white color
    frostiness.
  • noun great age (especially grey or white with age)

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reddish

  • adjective satellite of a color at the end of the color spectrum (next to orange); resembling the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies
    scarlet; cherry; crimson; blood-red; cerise; cherry-red; carmine; ruby-red; ruby; red; ruddy.

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calcium

  • noun a white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light; the fifth most abundant element in the earth's crust; an important component of most plants and animals
    Ca; atomic number 20.

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dithered_colour

  • noun a color produced by a pattern of differently colored dots that together simulate the desired color
    nonsolid color; dithered color; nonsolid colour.

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short_sleep

  • noun sleeping for a short period of time (usually not in bed)
    cat sleep; catnap; nap; snooze; forty winks.

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cane

  • noun a stick that people can lean on to help them walk
  • noun a strong slender often flexible stem as of bamboos, reeds, rattans, or sugar cane

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sodium_dichromate

  • noun a red-orange salt used as a mordant
    sodium bichromate.

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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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conk

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

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lac_dye

  • noun scarlet dye like cochineal; extracted with alkali from stick lac

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pyrotechnics

  • noun (music) brilliance of display (as in the performance of music)
  • noun the craft of making fireworks
    pyrotechny.

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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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whitener

  • noun an agent that makes things white or colorless
    blanching agent; bleaching agent; bleach.

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trained_worker

  • noun a worker who has acquired special skills
    skilled workman; skilled worker.

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waterworks

  • noun a public utility that provides water
    water company.
  • noun workplace where water is stored and purified and distributed for a community

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airplane_mechanics

  • noun the craft of building and repairing airplanes

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tattletale_gray

  • noun a greyish white
    tattletale grey.

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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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larrup

  • verb give a spanking to; subject to a spanking
    paddle; spank.

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morris

  • noun United States suffragist in Wyoming (1814-1902)
    Esther Hobart McQuigg Slack Morris; Esther Morris.
  • noun English poet and craftsman (1834-1896)
    William Morris.

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discoloration

  • noun a soiled or discolored appearance
    discolouration; stain.
    • the wine left a dark stain
  • noun the act of changing the natural color of something by making it duller or dingier or unnatural or faded
    discolouration.

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transcription

  • noun something written, especially copied from one medium to another, as a typewritten version of dictation
    written text.
  • noun (genetics) the organic process whereby the DNA sequence in a gene is copied into mRNA; the process whereby a base sequence of messenger RNA is synthesized on a template of complementary DNA

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indigo

  • noun a blue dye obtained from plants or made synthetically
    anil; indigotin.
  • noun deciduous subshrub of southeastern Asia having pinnate leaves and clusters of red or purple flowers; a source of indigo dye
    indigo plant; Indigofera tinctoria.

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sea_green

  • noun the property of a moderate green color resembling the waters of the sea

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clorox

  • noun a commercial bleaching agent

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fact

  • noun a piece of information about circumstances that exist or events that have occurred
    • first you must collect all the facts of the case
  • noun a statement or assertion of verified information about something that is the case or has happened
    • he supported his argument with an impressive array of facts

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steel_gray

  • noun slightly purplish or bluish dark grey
    Davy's grey; steel grey; iron blue; Davy's gray.

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encaustic

  • noun a paint consisting of pigment mixed with melted beeswax; it is fixed with heat after application

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alum

  • noun a white crystalline double sulfate of aluminum: the ammonium double sulfate of aluminum
    ammonia alum; ammonium alum.
  • noun a white crystalline double sulfate of aluminum: the potassium double sulfate of aluminum
    potash alum; potassium alum.

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catalytic

  • adjective relating to or causing or involving catalysis
    • catalytic reactions

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cherry

  • noun wood of any of various cherry trees especially the black cherry
  • noun any of numerous trees and shrubs producing a small fleshy round fruit with a single hard stone; many also produce a valuable hardwood
    cherry tree.

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royal

  • noun a sail set next above the topgallant on a royal mast
  • noun stag with antlers of 12 or more branches
    royal stag.

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watercolour

  • noun water-soluble pigment
    watercolor; water-color; water-colour.
  • noun a water-base paint (with water-soluble pigments); used by artists
    watercolor; water-color; water-colour.

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hay

  • noun grass mowed and cured for use as fodder
  • verb convert (plant material) into hay

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eupnoea

  • noun normal relaxed breathing
    eupnea.

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food_coloring

  • noun a digestible substance used to give color to food
    food colouring; food colour; coloring; colouring; food color.
    • food color made from vegetable dyes

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hat

  • noun headdress that protects the head from bad weather; has shaped crown and usually a brim
    lid; chapeau.
  • noun an informal term for a person's role
    • he took off his politician's hat and talked frankly

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turquoise

  • noun a blue to grey green mineral consisting of copper aluminum phosphate
    • blue turquoise is valued as a gemstone
  • noun a shade of blue tinged with green
    aqua; greenish blue; aquamarine; cobalt blue; peacock blue.

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caramelise

  • verb be converted into caramel
    caramelize.
    • The sugar caramelized
  • verb convert to caramel
    caramelize.

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discolourise

  • verb remove color from
    bleach out; decolorize; decolorise; discolorise; decolour; decolourise; bleach; decolor; decolourize; discolorize.
    • The sun bleached the red shirt

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belabour

  • verb to work at or to absurd length
    belabor.
    • belabor the obvious
  • verb beat soundly
    belabor.

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blanch

  • verb turn pale, as if in fear
    blench; pale.
  • verb cook (vegetables) briefly
    parboil.
    • Parboil the beans before freezing them

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tincture

  • noun a substances that colors metals
  • noun an indication that something has been present
    vestige; shadow; trace.
    • there wasn't a trace of evidence for the claim
    • a tincture of condescension

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fortis

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fish_farm

  • noun a workplace (usually a pond) where fish are raised for food

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ceruse

  • noun a poisonous white pigment that contains lead
    lead carbonate; white lead.

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old

  • noun past times (especially in the phrase `in days of old')
  • adjective (used especially of persons) having lived for a relatively long time or attained a specific age
    • his mother is very old
    • a ripe old age
    • how old are you?

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ultramarine_blue

  • noun blue pigment made of powdered lapis lazuli
    ultramarine.

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orchil

  • noun a purplish dye obtained from orchil lichens
    archil; cudbear.
  • noun any of various lecanoras that yield the dye archil
    archil.

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cooper

  • noun a craftsman who makes or repairs wooden barrels or tubs
    barrel maker.
  • noun United States industrialist who built the first American locomotive; founded Cooper Union in New York City to offer free courses in the arts and sciences (1791-1883)
    Peter Cooper.

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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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purple

  • noun a purple color or pigment
    purpleness.
  • noun of imperial status
    • he was born to the purple

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nitrate

  • noun any compound containing the nitrate group (such as a salt or ester of nitric acid)
  • verb treat with nitric acid, so as to change an organic compound into a nitrate
    • nitroglycerin is obtained by nitrating glycerol

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beating

  • noun the act of overcoming or outdoing
    whipping.
  • noun the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows
    trouncing; whacking; drubbing; thrashing; licking; lacing.

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ironworks

  • noun the workplace where iron is smelted or where iron goods are made
  • noun work made of iron (gratings or rails or railings etc)
    ironwork.
    • the houses had much ornamental ironwork

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bole

  • noun a soft oily clay used as a pigment (especially a reddish brown pigment)
  • noun the main stem of a tree; usually covered with bark; the bole is usually the part that is commercially useful for lumber
    tree trunk; trunk.

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burn

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

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riding_crop

  • noun a short whip with a thong at the end and a handle for opening gates
    hunting crop.

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brokerage

  • noun a stock broker's business; charges a fee to act as intermediary between buyer and seller
    securities firm; brokerage firm.
  • noun the business of a broker; charges a fee to arrange a contract between two parties

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plug

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

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paperhanger

  • noun someone who passes bad checks or counterfeit paper money
  • noun one whose occupation is decorating walls with wallpaper
    paperer.

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double_take

  • noun a delayed reaction indicating surprise

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body_process

  • noun an organic process that takes place in the body
    bodily function; bodily process; activity.
    • respiratory activity

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retinene

  • noun either of two yellow to red retinal pigments formed from rhodopsin by the action of light
    retinal.

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craftsman

  • noun a professional whose work is consistently of high quality
    • as an actor he was a consummate craftsman
  • noun a creator of great skill in the manual arts
    crafter.
    • the jewelry was made by internationally famous craftsmen

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azure

  • noun a light shade of blue
    sky-blue; lazuline; sapphire; cerulean.
  • verb color azure
    • Morning azured the village

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tannin

  • noun any of various complex phenolic substances of plant origin; used in tanning and in medicine
    tannic acid.

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sob

  • noun convulsive gasp made while weeping
    sobbing.
  • noun a dyspneic condition
    shortness of breath; breathlessness.

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furnishing

  • noun (usually plural) accessory wearing apparel
    trappings.
  • noun (usually plural) the instrumentalities (furniture and appliances and other movable accessories including curtains and rugs) that make a home (or other area) livable

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breathing_in

  • noun the act of inhaling; the drawing in of air (or other gases) as in breathing
    aspiration; intake; inhalation; inspiration.

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zinc_white

  • noun a white pigment used in house paints; consists of zinc oxide
    Chinese white.

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ruddiness

  • noun a healthy reddish complexion
    rosiness.

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wan

  • verb become pale and sickly
  • noun a computer network that spans a wider area than does a local area network
    wide area network.

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creamery

  • noun a workplace where dairy products (butter and cheese etc.) are produced or sold

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interior_design

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

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housepaint

  • noun paint used to cover the exterior woodwork of a house
    house paint.

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bromophenol

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heal

  • verb heal or recover
    mend.
    • My broken leg is mending
  • verb get healthy again
    • The wound is healing slowly

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snuffle

  • noun the act of breathing heavily through the nose (as when the nose is congested)
    snivel; sniffle.
  • verb sniff or smell inquiringly
    snuff.

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pilotage

  • noun the guidance of ships or airplanes from place to place
    navigation; piloting.
  • noun the occupation of a pilot
    piloting.

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imbibing

  • noun the act of consuming liquids
    drinking; imbibition.
  • verb take in, also metaphorically
    draw; take up; imbibe; absorb; soak up; take in; suck up; suck; sop up.
    • The sponge absorbs water well
    • She drew strength from the minister's words

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melanin

  • noun insoluble pigments that account for the color of e.g. skin and scales and feathers

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rejuvenation

  • noun the phenomenon of vitality and freshness being restored
    greening.
    • the annual rejuvenation of the landscape
  • noun the act of restoring to a more youthful condition

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luridness

  • noun the journalistic use of subject matter that appeals to vulgar tastes
    sensationalism.
    • the tabloids relied on sensationalism to maintain their circulation
  • noun unnatural lack of color in the skin (as from bruising or sickness or emotional distress)
    pallor; lividity; achromasia; wanness; paleness; pallidness; lividness.

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crystal

  • noun a solid formed by the solidification of a chemical and having a highly regular atomic structure
  • noun a crystalline element used as a component in various electronic devices

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decorate

  • verb make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.
    ornament; embellish; beautify; grace; adorn.
    • Decorate the room for the party
    • beautify yourself for the special day
  • verb be beautiful to look at
    deck; embellish; beautify; grace; adorn.
    • Flowers adorned the tables everywhere

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sapphire

  • noun a precious transparent stone of rich blue corundum valued as a gemstone
  • noun a transparent piece of sapphire that has been cut and polished and is valued as a precious gem

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silver_grey

  • noun a light shade of grey
    silver gray; ash grey; silver; ash gray.

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sudate

  • verb excrete perspiration through the pores in the skin
    perspire; sweat.
    • Exercise makes one sweat

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bleaching_agent

  • noun an agent that makes things white or colorless
    blanching agent; whitener; bleach.

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oil_stain

  • noun a stain produced by oil

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mold

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

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physical

  • adjective involving the body as distinguished from the mind or spirit
    • physical exercise
    • physical suffering
    • was sloppy about everything but her physical appearance
  • adjective relating to the sciences dealing with matter and energy; especially physics
    • physical sciences
    • physical laws

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somniloquism

  • noun uttering speech while asleep
    somniloquy; sleep talking.

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encrypt

  • verb convert ordinary language into code
    encipher; code; write in code; cypher; inscribe; cipher.
    • We should encode the message for security reasons

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inborn

  • adjective satellite present at birth but not necessarily hereditary; acquired during fetal development
    congenital; innate.
  • adjective satellite normally existing at birth
    inbred; connatural.
    • mankind's connatural sense of the good

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floor

  • noun the inside lower horizontal surface (as of a room, hallway, tent, or other structure)
    flooring.
    • they needed rugs to cover the bare floors
    • we spread our sleeping bags on the dry floor of the tent
  • noun a structure consisting of a room or set of rooms at a single position along a vertical scale
    story; level; storey.
    • what level is the office on?

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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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tie

  • noun neckwear consisting of a long narrow piece of material worn (mostly by men) under a collar and tied in knot at the front
    necktie.
    • he stood in front of the mirror tightening his necktie
    • he wore a vest and tie
  • noun a social or business relationship
    affiliation; tie-up; association.
    • a valuable financial affiliation
    • he was sorry he had to sever his ties with other members of the team
    • many close associations with England

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woodman

  • noun someone who lives in the woods
    woodsman.
  • noun makes things out of wood
    woodsman; woodworker.

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reddish_purple

  • noun a shade of purple tinged with red
    royal purple.

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nitrous_acid

  • noun an unstable inorganic acid known only in solution and as nitrite salts

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reconvert

  • verb convert back
    • Hollywood is reconverting old films

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dappled

  • adjective satellite having spots or patches of color
    mottled.
  • verb colour with streaks or blotches of different shades
    dapple; cloud; mottle.

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snooze

  • noun sleeping for a short period of time (usually not in bed)
    cat sleep; catnap; nap; short sleep; forty winks.
  • verb sleep lightly or for a short period of time
    doze; drowse.

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discharge

  • noun the sudden giving off of energy
  • noun the act of venting
    venting.

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flushed

  • adjective satellite having the pinkish flush of health
    rose-cheeked; rosy; rosy-cheeked.
  • verb turn red, as if in embarrassment or shame
    crimson; blush; redden; flush.
    • The girl blushed when a young man whistled as she walked by

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zooerastia

  • noun sexual activity between a person and an animal
    zooerasty; bestiality.

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glass

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

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photopigment

  • noun a special pigment found in the rods and cones of the retina

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blushing

  • adjective satellite having a red face from embarrassment or shame or agitation or emotional upset
    red-faced; blushful.
    • the blushing boy was brought before the Principal
    • her blushful beau
    • was red-faced with anger
  • verb turn red, as if in embarrassment or shame
    crimson; blush; redden; flush.
    • The girl blushed when a young man whistled as she walked by

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water-colour

  • noun water-soluble pigment
    watercolor; water-color; watercolour.
  • noun a water-base paint (with water-soluble pigments); used by artists
    watercolor; water-color; watercolour.

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spanker

  • noun a hitter who slaps (usually another person) with an open hand
    slapper.
    • someone slapped me on the back and I turned to see who the slapper was
    • my father was the designated spanker in our family
  • noun a fore-and-aft sail set on the aftermost lower mast (usually the mizzenmast) of a vessel

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peacock

  • noun European butterfly having reddish-brown wings each marked with a purple eyespot
    peacock butterfly; Inachis io.
  • noun male peafowl; having a crested head and very large fanlike tail marked with iridescent eyes or spots

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peacock_blue

  • noun a shade of blue tinged with green
    turquoise; aqua; greenish blue; aquamarine; cobalt blue.

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woodwork

  • noun work made of wood; especially moldings or stairways or furniture
  • noun the craft of a carpenter: making things out of wood
    woodworking; carpentry.

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rod

  • noun a long thin implement made of metal or wood
  • noun any rod-shaped bacterium

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switcher

  • noun a person who administers punishment by wielding a switch or whip
    whipper.

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reflex_action

  • noun an automatic instinctive unlearned reaction to a stimulus
    inborn reflex; innate reflex; instinctive reflex; reflex response; unconditioned reflex; physiological reaction; reflex.

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skin

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

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sexual_practice

  • noun activities associated with sexual intercourse
    sexual activity; sex; sex activity.
    • they had sex in the back seat

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pitch_black

  • noun a very dark black
    jet black; soot black; sable; coal black; ebony.

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passage

  • noun the act of passing from one state or place to the next
    transition.
  • noun a section of text; particularly a section of medium length

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winemaking

  • noun the craft and science of growing grapes and making wine
    wine making.

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brown

  • noun an orange of low brightness and saturation
    brownness.
  • noun Scottish botanist who first observed the movement of small particles in fluids now known a Brownian motion (1773-1858)
    Robert Brown.

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protective

  • adjective intended or adapted to afford protection of some kind
    • a protective covering
    • the use of protective masks and equipment
    • protective coatings
    • kept the drunken sailor in protective custody
    • animals with protective coloring
    • protective tariffs
  • adjective satellite showing care
    • a protective mother

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sleep_talking

  • noun uttering speech while asleep
    somniloquism; somniloquy.

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diaphoretic

  • noun used to produce perspiration
  • adjective inducing perspiration
    sudorific.

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spanking

  • noun the act of slapping on the buttocks
    • he gave the brat a good spanking
  • verb give a spanking to; subject to a spanking
    larrup; paddle; spank.

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abdominal_breathing

  • noun breathing in which most of the respiratory effort is done by the abdominal muscles
    • abdominal breathing is practiced by singers

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blast

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

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tear

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

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die

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

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fingerpaint

  • noun paint that has the consistency of jelly
    finger paint.

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brownish

  • adjective satellite of a color similar to that of wood or earth
    brown; chocolate-brown; dark-brown.

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teal

  • noun a blue-green color or pigment
    bluish green; blue green.
    • they painted it a light shade of bluish green
  • noun any of various small short-necked dabbling river ducks of Europe and America

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dip

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

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yellowness

  • noun yellow color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of sunflowers or ripe lemons
    yellow.

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cosh

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

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smithy

  • noun a workplace where metal is worked by heating and hammering
    forge.

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beat_up

  • verb give a beating to; subject to a beating, either as a punishment or as an act of aggression
    beat; work over.
    • Thugs beat him up when he walked down the street late at night
    • The teacher used to beat the students
  • verb gather
    rally; drum up.
    • drum up support

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emetic

  • noun a medicine that induces nausea and vomiting
    nauseant; vomit; vomitive.

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spectral

  • adjective of or relating to a spectrum
    • spectral colors
    • spectral analysis
  • adjective satellite resembling or characteristic of a phantom
    spiritual; ghostlike; phantasmal; ghostly; apparitional.
    • a ghostly face at the window
    • a phantasmal presence in the room
    • spectral emanations
    • spiritual tappings at a seance

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bakeshop

  • noun a workplace where baked goods (breads and cakes and pastries) are produced or sold
    bakehouse; bakery.

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flogging

  • noun beating with a whip or strap or rope as a form of punishment
    whipping; lashing; tanning; flagellation.
  • verb beat severely with a whip or rod
    trounce; strap; welt; whip; slash; lash; flog; lather.
    • The teacher often flogged the students
    • The children were severely trounced

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mud_stain

  • noun a stain produced by mud

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cupric

  • adjective of or containing divalent copper
    cuprous.

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whiteness

  • noun the quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness (bearing the least resemblance to black)
    white.
  • noun the state of being unsullied by sin or moral wrong; lacking a knowledge of evil
    sinlessness; purity; innocence; pureness.

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water

  • noun binary compound that occurs at room temperature as a clear colorless odorless tasteless liquid; freezes into ice below 0 degrees centigrade and boils above 100 degrees centigrade; widely used as a solvent
    H2O.
  • noun the part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean)
    body of water.
    • they invaded our territorial waters
    • they were sitting by the water's edge

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hypostasis

  • noun the suppression of a gene by the effect of an unrelated gene
    epistasis.
  • noun the accumulation of blood in an organ

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methylene_blue

  • noun a dark green dye used as a stain, an antiseptic, a chemical indicator, and an antidote in cyanide poisoning
    methylthionine chloride.

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change

  • noun an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another
    modification; alteration.
    • the change was intended to increase sales
    • this storm is certainly a change for the worse
    • the neighborhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago
  • noun a relational difference between states; especially between states before and after some event
    • he attributed the change to their marriage

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box

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

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bop

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

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changeover

  • noun an event that results in a transformation
    conversion; transition.

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catnap

  • noun sleeping for a short period of time (usually not in bed)
    cat sleep; nap; short sleep; snooze; forty winks.
  • verb take a siesta
    nap; catch a wink.
    • She naps everyday after lunch for an hour

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blotch

  • noun an irregularly shaped spot
    splotch; splodge.
  • verb mark with spots or blotches of different color or shades of color as if stained
    streak; mottle.

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catch_one's_breath

  • verb take a short break from one's activities in order to relax
    breathe; take a breather; rest.

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convertor

  • noun a device for changing one substance or form or state into another
    converter.

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reclaim

  • verb claim back
    repossess.
  • verb reuse (materials from waste products)
    recover.

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love

  • noun a strong positive emotion of regard and affection
    • his love for his work
    • children need a lot of love
  • noun any object of warm affection or devotion;
    passion.
    • the theater was her first love
    • he has a passion for cock fighting

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fictionalization

  • noun a literary work based partly or wholly on fact but written as if it were fiction
    fictionalisation.
  • noun writing in a fictional form
    fictionalisation; fabrication.

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spit_out

  • verb spit up in an explosive manner
    sputter; splutter.
  • verb utter with anger or contempt
    spit.

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sweating

  • noun the process of the sweat glands of the skin secreting a salty fluid
    perspiration; diaphoresis; hidrosis; sudation.
    • perspiration is a homeostatic process
  • verb excrete perspiration through the pores in the skin
    perspire; sweat; sudate.
    • Exercise makes one sweat

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luthier

  • noun a craftsman who makes stringed instruments (as lutes or guitars or violins)

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lemon_yellow

  • noun a strong yellow color
    maize; gamboge; lemon.

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tartar

  • noun a salt used especially in baking powder
    potassium bitartrate; potassium hydrogen tartrate; cream of tartar.
  • noun a fiercely vigilant and unpleasant woman
    dragon.

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encode

  • verb convert information into code
    • encode pictures digitally

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club

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

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olive

  • noun small ovoid fruit of the European olive tree; important food and source of oil
  • noun evergreen tree cultivated in the Mediterranean region since antiquity and now elsewhere; has edible shiny black fruits
    European olive tree; Olea europaea.

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fly

  • noun two-winged insects characterized by active flight
  • noun flap consisting of a piece of canvas that can be drawn back to provide entrance to a tent
    rainfly; tent flap; fly sheet; tent-fly.

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flagellum

  • noun a whip used to inflict punishment (often used for pedantic humor)
    scourge.
  • noun a lash-like appendage used for locomotion (e.g., in sperm cells and some bacteria and protozoa)

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cat

  • noun feline mammal usually having thick soft fur and no ability to roar: domestic cats; wildcats
    true cat.
  • noun an informal term for a youth or man
    bozo; guy; hombre.
    • a nice guy
    • the guy's only doing it for some doll

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change_of_color

  • noun an act that changes the light that something reflects

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making

  • noun the act that results in something coming to be
    fashioning; devising.
    • the devising of plans
    • the fashioning of pots and pans
    • the making of measurements
    • it was already in the making
  • noun an attribute that must be met or complied with and that fits a person for something
    qualification.
    • her qualifications for the job are excellent
    • one of the qualifications for admission is an academic degree
    • she has the makings of fine musician

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streak

  • noun an unbroken series of events
    run.
    • had a streak of bad luck
    • Nicklaus had a run of birdies
  • noun a distinctive characteristic
    • he has a stubborn streak
    • a streak of wildness

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sandbag

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

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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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interior_decoration

  • noun decoration consisting of the layout and furnishings of a livable interior
    decor.
  • noun the trade of planning the layout and furnishings of an architectural interior
    interior design.

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redness

  • noun a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
    rubor; inflammation.
  • noun red color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of blood
    red.

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pink

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

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amanita_rubescens

  • noun yellowish edible agaric that usually turns red when touched
    blusher; blushing mushroom.

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toughie

  • noun an aggressive and violent young criminal
    strong-armer; tough; goon; punk; hoodlum; thug; hood.
  • noun a particularly difficult or baffling question or problem
    poser; sticker; stumper.

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iron-grey

  • noun the color of freshly broken cast iron
    iron-gray.
  • adjective satellite of the grey color of iron
    iron-gray.

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write

  • verb produce a literary work
    pen; compose; indite.
    • She composed a poem
    • He wrote four novels
  • verb communicate or express by writing
    • Please write to me every week

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immune

  • noun a person who is immune to a particular infection
  • adjective relating to the condition of immunity
    • the immune system

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laundry

  • noun garments or white goods that can be cleaned by laundering
    wash; washing; washables.
  • noun workplace where clothes are washed and ironed

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sex_activity

  • noun activities associated with sexual intercourse
    sexual activity; sex; sexual practice.
    • they had sex in the back seat

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suck

  • noun the act of sucking
    suction; sucking.
  • verb draw into the mouth by creating a practical vacuum in the mouth
    • suck the poison from the place where the snake bit
    • suck on a straw
    • the baby sucked on the mother's breast

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data

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

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fossilize

  • verb convert to a fossil
    fossilise.
    • The little animals fossilized and are now embedded in the limestone
  • verb become mentally inflexible
    fossilise.

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take_a_breather

  • verb take a short break from one's activities in order to relax
    breathe; catch one's breath; rest.

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ozonise

  • verb convert (oxygen) into ozone
    ozonize.

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bean

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

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beehive

  • noun any workplace where people are very busy
  • noun a structure that provides a natural habitation for bees; as in a hollow tree
    hive.

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switch

  • noun control consisting of a mechanical or electrical or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuit
    electric switch; electrical switch.
  • noun an event in which one thing is substituted for another
    replacement; transposition; permutation; substitution.
    • the replacement of lost blood by a transfusion of donor blood

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tawse

  • noun a leather strap for punishing children

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methylthionine_chloride

  • noun a dark green dye used as a stain, an antiseptic, a chemical indicator, and an antidote in cyanide poisoning
    methylene blue.

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canary

  • noun someone acting as an informer or decoy for the police
    sneaker; stool pigeon; sneak; stoolpigeon; fink; stoolie; snitch; snitcher.
  • noun a female singer

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brain

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

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pitch

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

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cold

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

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duplex

  • noun a house with two units sharing a common wall
    semidetached house; duplex house.
  • noun an apartment having rooms on two floors that are connected by a staircase
    duplex apartment.

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sleeping_around

  • noun indulging in promiscuous (casual and indiscriminate) sexual relations
    promiscuity; promiscuousness.

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window

  • noun a framework of wood or metal that contains a glass windowpane and is built into a wall or roof to admit light or air
  • noun a transparent opening in a vehicle that allow vision out of the sides or back; usually is capable of being opened

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artisan

  • noun a skilled worker who practices some trade or handicraft
    journeyman; artificer; craftsman.

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swarthiness

  • noun a swarthy complexion
    duskiness; darkness.

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thump

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

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uptake

  • noun the process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating)
    intake; ingestion; consumption.
  • noun a process of taking up or using up or consuming
    • they developed paper napkins with a greater uptake of liquids

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cutter

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

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smash

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

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lumbering

  • noun the trade of cutting or preparing or selling timber
  • verb move heavily or clumsily
    lumber; pound.
    • The heavy man lumbered across the room

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chromatic

  • adjective able to refract light without spectral color separation
    • chromatic lens
  • adjective based on a scale consisting of 12 semitones
    • a chromatic scale

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tails

  • noun formalwear consisting of full evening dress for men
    white tie and tails; white tie; tailcoat; tail coat; full dress; dress suit.
  • noun the posterior part of the body of a vertebrate especially when elongated and extending beyond the trunk or main part of the body
    tail.

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fictionalise

  • verb make into fiction
    retell; fictionalize.
    • The writer fictionalized the lives of his parents in his latest novel
  • verb convert into the form or the style of a novel
    novelise; novelize; fictionalize.
    • The author novelized the historical event

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noctambulation

  • noun walking by a person who is asleep
    noctambulism; sleepwalking; somnambulism; somnambulation.

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mintage

  • noun coins collectively
    metal money; coinage; specie.
  • noun fee paid to a mint by the government for minting a coin

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discolouration

  • noun a soiled or discolored appearance
    stain; discoloration.
    • the wine left a dark stain
  • noun the act of changing the natural color of something by making it duller or dingier or unnatural or faded
    discoloration.

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pommel

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

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ceramicist

  • noun a craftsman who shapes pottery on a potter's wheel and bakes them it a kiln
    ceramist; thrower; potter.

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ejaculation

  • noun an abrupt emphatic exclamation expressing emotion
    interjection.
  • noun the discharge of semen in males

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methylthionine

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convalescence

  • noun gradual healing (through rest) after sickness or injury
    recuperation; recovery.

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whiplash

  • noun an injury to the neck (the cervical vertebrae) resulting from rapid acceleration or deceleration (as in an automobile accident)
    whiplash injury.
  • noun a quick blow delivered with a whip or whiplike object
    lash; whip.
    • the whip raised a red welt

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tattletale

  • noun someone who gossips indiscreetly
    telltale; blabbermouth; tattler; taleteller; talebearer.

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colourize

  • verb add color to
    color in; colorise; color; colour; colour in; colourise; colorize.
    • The child colored the drawings
    • Fall colored the trees
    • colorize black and white film

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coitus

  • noun the act of sexual procreation between a man and a woman; the man's penis is inserted into the woman's vagina and excited until orgasm and ejaculation occur
    congress; intercourse; sexual intercourse; sex act; sexual relation; carnal knowledge; sexual congress; relation; copulation; coition.

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intercourse

  • noun communication between individuals
    social intercourse.
  • noun the act of sexual procreation between a man and a woman; the man's penis is inserted into the woman's vagina and excited until orgasm and ejaculation occur
    congress; sexual intercourse; sex act; sexual relation; carnal knowledge; sexual congress; relation; copulation; coitus; coition.

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cough_up

  • verb give reluctantly
    spit up; pony up.
    • He coughed up some money for his children's tuition
  • verb discharge (phlegm or sputum) from the lungs and out of the mouth
    cough out; expectorate; spit up; spit out.

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sniveling

  • noun whining in a tearful manner
    snivel.
  • verb talk in a tearful manner
    snivel; whine.

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ablactation

  • noun the cessation of lactation
  • noun the act of substituting other food for the mother's milk in the diet of a child or young mammal
    weaning.

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trauma

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

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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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hairdresser

  • noun someone who cuts or beautifies hair
    stylist; hairstylist; styler.

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joinery

  • noun fine woodwork done by a joiner
  • noun the craft of a joiner
    cabinetmaking.

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lab

  • noun a workplace for the conduct of scientific research
    science laboratory; science lab; research laboratory; research lab; laboratory.

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benzoyl

(Chem.) A compound radical, C6H5.CO; the base of benzoic acid, of the oil of bitter almonds, and of an extensive series of compounds. Formerly written also benzule.

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cough

  • noun a sudden noisy expulsion of air from the lungs that clears the air passages; a common symptom of upper respiratory infection or bronchitis or pneumonia or tuberculosis
    coughing.
  • verb exhale abruptly, as when one has a chest cold or congestion
    • The smoker coughs all day

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union

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

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dappled-gray

  • noun grey with a mottled pattern of darker grey markings
    dapple-gray; dappled-grey; dapple-grey.

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raster

  • noun the rectangular formation of parallel scanning lines that guide the electron beam on a television screen or a computer monitor

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workmanship

  • noun skill in an occupation or trade
    craftsmanship; craft.

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transition

  • noun the act of passing from one state or place to the next
    passage.
  • noun an event that results in a transformation
    conversion; changeover.

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bisexuality

  • noun showing characteristics of both sexes
    androgyny; hermaphroditism.
  • noun sexual activity with both men and women

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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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lactation

  • noun the period following birth during which milk is secreted
    • lactation normally continues until weaning
  • noun the production and secretion of milk by the mammary glands

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striking

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

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potter

  • noun a craftsman who shapes pottery on a potter's wheel and bakes them it a kiln
    ceramist; thrower; ceramicist.
  • verb do random, unplanned work or activities or spend time idly
    monkey around; mess around; monkey; putter; tinker; muck around; muck about.
    • The old lady is usually mucking about in her little house

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technical_knockout

  • noun a knockout declared by the referee who judges one boxer unable to continue
    TKO.

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bluish

  • adjective satellite of the color intermediate between green and violet; having a color similar to that of a clear unclouded sky
    blue; blueish.
    • October's bright blue weather"- Helen Hunt Jackson
    • a blue flame
    • blue haze of tobacco smoke

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duskiness

  • noun the state of being poorly illuminated
    dimness.
  • noun a swarthy complexion
    darkness; swarthiness.

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strong-armer

  • noun an aggressive and violent young criminal
    tough; goon; punk; hoodlum; thug; toughie; hood.
  • adjective satellite impelled by physical force especially against resistance
    strong-arm; forcible; physical.
    • forcible entry
    • a real cop would get physical
    • strong-arm tactics

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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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carbonate

  • noun a salt or ester of carbonic acid (containing the anion CO3)
  • verb turn into a carbonate

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psychogalvanic_response

  • noun a change in the electrical properties of the skin in response to stress or anxiety; can be measured either by recording the electrical resistance of the skin or by recording weak currents generated by the body
    electrical skin response; GSR; Fere phenomenon; Tarchanoff phenomenon; galvanic skin response; electrodermal response.

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stimulation

  • noun the act of arousing an organism to action
  • noun any stimulating information or event; acts to arouse action
    stimulus; stimulant; input.

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novelisation

  • noun converting something into the form of a novel
    novelization.

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draft

  • noun a document ordering the payment of money; drawn by one person or bank on another
    order of payment; bill of exchange.
  • noun a current of air (usually coming into a chimney or room or vehicle)
    draught.

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lambaste

  • verb beat with a cane
    cane; flog; lambast.
  • verb censure severely or angrily
    call on the carpet; rag; dress down; remonstrate; chew out; take to task; call down; jaw; lambast; trounce; scold; chide; berate; chew up; have words; rebuke; reprimand; reproof; lecture; bawl out.
    • The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car
    • The deputy ragged the Prime Minister
    • The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup

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white_lead

  • noun a poisonous white pigment that contains lead
    lead carbonate; ceruse.

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white

  • noun the quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness (bearing the least resemblance to black)
    whiteness.
  • noun a member of the Caucasoid race
    White person; Caucasian.

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hue

  • noun the quality of a color as determined by its dominant wavelength
    chromaticity.
  • verb take on color or become colored
    • In highlights it hued to a dull silver-grey

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foreplay

  • noun mutual sexual fondling prior to sexual intercourse
    arousal; stimulation.

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diesinker

  • noun someone who makes dies
    die-sinker; diemaker.

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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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opsonization

  • noun process whereby opsonins make an invading microorganism more susceptible to phagocytosis
    opsonisation.

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artificer

  • noun someone who is the first to think of or make something
    discoverer; inventor.
  • noun a skilled worker who practices some trade or handicraft
    journeyman; artisan; craftsman.

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typography

  • noun the craft of composing type and printing from it
  • noun art and technique of printing with movable type
    composition.

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bessemer_converter

  • noun a refractory-lined furnace used to convert pig iron into steel by the Bessemer process

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rough_up

  • verb treat violently
    • The police strong-armed the suspect

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and

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

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chlorophyll

  • noun any of a group of green pigments found in photosynthetic organisms; there are four naturally occurring forms
    chlorophyl.

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correction

  • noun the act of offering an improvement to replace a mistake; setting right
    rectification.
  • noun a quantity that is added or subtracted in order to increase the accuracy of a scientific measure
    fudge factor.

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inseminate

  • verb place seeds in or on (the ground)
    sow in; sow.
    • sow the ground with sunflower seeds
  • verb introduce semen into (a female)
    fertilize; fertilise; fecundate.

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slap

  • noun a blow from a flat object (as an open hand)
    smack.
  • noun the act of smacking something; a blow delivered with an open hand
    smacking; smack.

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sexual_love

  • noun a deep feeling of sexual desire and attraction
    erotic love; love.
    • their love left them indifferent to their surroundings
    • she was his first love
  • noun sexual activities (often including sexual intercourse) between two people
    making love; love life; love; lovemaking.
    • his lovemaking disgusted her
    • he hadn't had any love in months
    • he has a very complicated love life

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slam

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

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tanning

  • noun process in which skin pigmentation darkens as a result of exposure to ultraviolet light
  • noun beating with a whip or strap or rope as a form of punishment
    flogging; whipping; lashing; flagellation.

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slag

  • noun the scum formed by oxidation at the surface of molten metals
    dross; scoria.
  • verb convert into slag

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woad

  • noun a blue dyestuff obtained from the woad plant
  • noun any of several herbs of the genus Isatis

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conversion

  • noun an event that results in a transformation
    transition; changeover.
  • noun a change in the units or form of an expression: "conversion from Fahrenheit to Centigrade"

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handicraft

  • noun a work produced by hand labor
    handwork; handiwork; handcraft.
  • noun a craft that requires skillful hands

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colorise

  • verb add color to
    color in; color; colour; colour in; colourise; colourize; colorize.
    • The child colored the drawings
    • Fall colored the trees
    • colorize black and white film

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drubbing

  • noun a sound defeat
    trouncing; whipping; thrashing; slaughter; debacle; walloping.
  • noun the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows
    trouncing; whacking; thrashing; licking; lacing; beating.

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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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interior

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

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reddish_blue

  • noun a variable color that lies beyond blue in the spectrum
    violet.

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biff

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

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calcium_hypochlorite

  • noun any hypochlorite of calcium; used as a bleaching agent

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buffet

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

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clockmaker

  • noun someone whose occupation is making or repairing clocks and watches
    clocksmith.

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enamel

  • noun hard white substance covering the crown of a tooth
    tooth enamel.
  • noun a colored glassy compound (opaque or partially opaque) that is fused to the surface of metal or glass or pottery for decoration or protection

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batik

  • noun a dyed fabric; a removable wax is used where the dye is not wanted
  • verb dye with wax
    • Indonesian fabrics are often batiked

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wine

  • noun fermented juice (of grapes especially)
    vino.
  • noun a red as dark as red wine
    wine-colored; wine-coloured.

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kendal_green

  • noun a green dye, often used to color cloth, which is obtained from the woad plant
    Kendal.

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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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bawling

  • noun loud cries made while weeping
    wailing.
  • verb shout loudly and without restraint
    bellow; bawl.

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birch_rod

  • noun a switch consisting of a twig or a bundle of twigs from a birch tree; used to hit people as punishment
    birch.
    • my father never spared the birch

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shoe

  • noun footwear shaped to fit the foot (below the ankle) with a flexible upper of leather or plastic and a sole and heel of heavier material
  • noun (card games) a case from which playing cards are dealt one at a time

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bleach_out

  • verb remove color from
    decolorize; decolorise; discolourise; discolorise; decolour; decolourise; bleach; decolor; decolourize; discolorize.
    • The sun bleached the red shirt

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ground

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

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electrical_converter

  • noun converter that converts alternating current into direct current or vice versa

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tears

  • noun the process of shedding tears (usually accompanied by sobs or other inarticulate sounds)
    weeping; crying.
    • I hate to hear the crying of a child
    • she was in tears
  • noun a drop of the clear salty saline solution secreted by the lacrimal glands
    tear; teardrop.
    • his story brought tears to her eyes

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slog

  • verb work doggedly or persistently
    keep one's shoulder to the wheel; peg away; plug away; keep one's nose to the grindstone.
    • She keeps plugging away at her dissertation
  • verb walk heavily and firmly, as when weary, or through mud
    footslog; tramp; trudge; plod; pad.
    • Mules plodded in a circle around a grindstone

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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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stain

  • noun a soiled or discolored appearance
    discolouration; discoloration.
    • the wine left a dark stain
  • noun (microscopy) a dye or other coloring material that is used in microscopy to make structures visible

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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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recuperation

  • noun gradual healing (through rest) after sickness or injury
    convalescence; recovery.

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kinesis

  • noun a movement that is a response to a stimulus but is not oriented with respect to the source of stimulation

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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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stertor

  • noun the act of snoring or producing a snoring sound
    snoring; snore.

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tailor

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

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procreation

  • noun the sexual activity of conceiving and bearing offspring
    breeding; reproduction; facts of life.

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dye

  • noun a usually soluble substance for staining or coloring e.g. fabrics or hair
    dyestuff.
  • verb color with dye
    • Please dye these shoes

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wheeze

  • noun breathing with a husky or whistling sound
  • noun (Briticism) a clever or amusing scheme or trick
    • a clever wheeze probably succeeded in neutralizing the German espionage threat

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antifouling

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sex_act

  • noun the act of sexual procreation between a man and a woman; the man's penis is inserted into the woman's vagina and excited until orgasm and ejaculation occur
    congress; intercourse; sexual intercourse; sexual relation; carnal knowledge; sexual congress; relation; copulation; coitus; coition.

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leather

  • noun an animal skin made smooth and flexible by removing the hair and then tanning
  • verb whip with a leather strap

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workman

  • noun an employee who performs manual or industrial labor
    working man; workingman; working person.

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craftsmanship

  • noun skill in an occupation or trade
    craft; workmanship.

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overreaction

  • noun an excessive reaction; a reaction with inappropriate emotional behavior

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decolor

  • verb remove color from
    bleach out; decolorize; decolorise; discolourise; discolorise; decolour; decol