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theme

  • noun the subject matter of a conversation or discussion
    topic; subject.
    • he didn't want to discuss that subject
    • it was a very sensitive topic
    • his letters were always on the theme of love
  • noun a unifying idea that is a recurrent element in literary or artistic work
    motif.
    • it was the usual `boy gets girl' theme

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stool

  • noun a simple seat without a back or arms
  • noun solid excretory product evacuated from the bowels
    ordure; dejection; BM; faecal matter; feces; faeces; fecal matter.

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glut

  • noun the quality of being so overabundant that prices fall
    oversupply; surfeit.
  • verb overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself
    engorge; gormandize; gormandise; overgorge; overeat; satiate; englut; stuff; ingurgitate; overindulge; gorge; scarf out; gourmandize; binge; pig out.
    • She stuffed herself at the dinner
    • The kids binged on ice cream

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drainplug

  • noun a removable plug for holding water in a tub or basin

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bottle_cork

  • noun the plug in the mouth of a bottle (especially a wine bottle)
    cork.

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tompion

  • noun plug for the muzzle of a gun to keep out dust and moisture
    tampion.

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toggle

  • noun any instruction that works first one way and then the other; it turns something on the first time it is used and then turns it off the next time
  • noun a hinged switch that can assume either of two positions
    on/off switch; toggle switch; on-off switch.

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ticket

  • noun a commercial document showing that the holder is entitled to something (as to ride on public transportation or to enter a public entertainment)
  • noun a label written or printed on paper, cardboard, or plastic that is attached to something to indicate its owner, nature, price, etc.
    tag.

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costume

  • noun the attire worn in a play or at a fancy dress ball
    • he won the prize for best costume
  • noun unusual or period attire not characteristic of or appropriate to the time and place
    • in spite of the heat he insisted on his woolen costume

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uniform

  • noun clothing of distinctive design worn by members of a particular group as a means of identification
  • verb provide with uniforms
    • The guards were uniformed

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milk

  • noun a white nutritious liquid secreted by mammals and used as food by human beings
  • noun produced by mammary glands of female mammals for feeding their young

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fit

  • noun a display of bad temper
    conniption; tantrum; scene.
    • he had a fit
    • she threw a tantrum
    • he made a scene
  • noun a sudden uncontrollable attack
    paroxysm; convulsion.
    • a paroxysm of giggling
    • a fit of coughing
    • convulsions of laughter

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headline

  • noun the heading or caption of a newspaper article
    newspaper headline.
  • verb publicize widely or highly, as if with a headline

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fund

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

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bush

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

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victual

  • noun any substance that can be used as food
    edible; pabulum; victuals; comestible; eatable.
  • verb supply with food
    • The population was victualed during the war

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water_tap

  • noun a faucet for drawing water from a pipe or cask
    water faucet; tap; hydrant.

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fuel

  • noun a substance that can be consumed to produce energy
    • more fuel is needed during the winter months
    • they developed alternative fuels for aircraft
  • verb provide with a combustible substance that provides energy
    • fuel aircraft, ships, and cars

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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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throne

  • noun the chair of state for a monarch, bishop, etc.
    • the king sat on his throne
  • noun a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination
    toilet; commode; crapper; stool; potty; can; pot.

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match

  • noun lighter consisting of a thin piece of wood or cardboard tipped with combustible chemical; ignites with friction
    lucifer; friction match.
    • he always carries matches to light his pipe
    • as long you've a lucifer to light your fag
  • noun a formal contest in which two or more persons or teams compete

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hobnail

  • noun a short nail with a thick head; used to protect the soles of boots
  • verb supply with hobnails

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rafter

  • noun one of several parallel sloping beams that support a roof
    balk; baulk.
  • noun someone who travels by raft
    raftsman; raftman.

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stop

  • noun the event of something ending
    halt.
    • it came to a stop at the bottom of the hill
  • noun the act of stopping something
    stoppage.
    • the third baseman made some remarkable stops
    • his stoppage of the flow resulted in a flood

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berth

  • noun a job in an organization
    office; billet; spot; place; situation; position; post.
    • he occupied a post in the treasury
  • noun a place where a craft can be made fast
    moorage; slip; mooring.

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blockade

  • noun a war measure that isolates some area of importance to the enemy
    encirclement.
  • noun prevents access or progress

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mixing_faucet

  • noun single faucet for separate hot and cold water pipes

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mixing

  • noun the act of mixing together
    mixture; intermixture; mix; commixture; admixture.
    • paste made by a mix of flour and water
    • the mixing of sound channels in the recording studio
  • verb mix together different elements
    mix; conflate; immix; coalesce; commingle; flux; fuse; combine; merge; blend; meld.
    • The colors blend well

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railroad

  • noun line that is the commercial organization responsible for operating a system of transportation for trains that pull passengers or freight
    railway line; railway; railroad line; railway system.
  • noun a line of track providing a runway for wheels
    railroad track; railway.
    • he walked along the railroad track

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provision

  • noun a stipulated condition
    proviso.
    • he accepted subject to one provision
  • noun the activity of supplying or providing something
    supplying; supply.

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stopper

  • noun an act so striking or impressive that the show must be delayed until the audience quiets down
    showstopper; show-stopper.
  • noun a remark to which there is no polite conversational reply
    conversation stopper.

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bar

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

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spigot

  • noun a plug for a bunghole in a cask
    tap.
  • noun a regulator for controlling the flow of a liquid from a reservoir
    faucet.

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fount

  • noun a specific size and style of type within a type family
    case; face; font; typeface.
  • noun a plumbing fixture that provides a flow of water
    fountain.

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tampion

  • noun plug for the muzzle of a gun to keep out dust and moisture
    tompion.

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yield

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

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patch

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

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kern

  • noun the part of a metal typeface that projects beyond its body
  • noun United States composer of musical comedies (1885-1945)
    Jerome Kern; Jerome David Kern.

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rack

  • noun framework for holding objects
  • noun rib section of a forequarter of veal or pork or especially lamb or mutton

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terrace

  • noun usually paved outdoor area adjoining a residence
    patio.
  • noun a level shelf of land interrupting a declivity (with steep slopes above and below)
    bench.

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surfeit

  • noun the state of being more than full
    overabundance; excess.
  • noun the quality of being so overabundant that prices fall
    oversupply; glut.

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fixture

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

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seat

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

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arm

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

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index

  • noun a numerical scale used to compare variables with one another or with some reference number
  • noun a number or ratio (a value on a scale of measurement) derived from a series of observed facts; can reveal relative changes as a function of time
    index number; indicator; indicant.

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bottom

  • noun the lower side of anything
    undersurface; underside.
  • noun the lowest part of anything
    • they started at the bottom of the hill

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tube

  • noun conduit consisting of a long hollow object (usually cylindrical) used to hold and conduct objects or liquids or gases
    tubing.
  • noun electronic device consisting of a system of electrodes arranged in an evacuated glass or metal envelope
    vacuum tube; electron tube; thermionic vacuum tube; thermionic valve; thermionic tube.

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glaze

  • noun any of various thin shiny (savory or sweet) coatings applied to foods
  • noun a glossy finish on a fabric

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causeway

  • noun a road that is raised above water or marshland or sand
  • verb provide with a causeway
    • A causewayed swamp

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retrofit

  • noun a component or accessory added to something after it has been manufactured
  • noun the act of adding a component or accessory to something that did not have it when it was manufactured
    • the court ordered a retrofit on all automobiles

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pump

  • noun a mechanical device that moves fluid or gas by pressure or suction
  • noun the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions move the blood through the body
    heart; ticker.
    • he stood still, his heart thumping wildly

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fountain

  • noun a structure from which an artificially produced jet of water arises
  • noun a natural flow of ground water
    outpouring; spring; natural spring; outflow.

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turncock

  • noun one employed to control water supply by turning water mains on and off
  • noun faucet consisting of a rotating device for regulating flow of a liquid
    stopcock; cock.

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provider

  • noun someone whose business is to supply a particular service or commodity
    supplier.
  • noun someone who provides the means for subsistence

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supplier

  • noun someone whose business is to supply a particular service or commodity
    provider.

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corbel

  • noun (architecture) a triangular bracket of brick or stone (usually of slight extent)
    truss.
  • verb furnish with a corbel

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skink

  • noun alert agile lizard with reduced limbs and an elongated body covered with shiny scales; more dependent on moisture than most lizards; found in tropical regions worldwide
    scincid lizard; scincid.

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cork

  • noun outer bark of the cork oak; used for stoppers for bottles etc.
  • noun (botany) outer tissue of bark; a protective layer of dead cells
    phellem.

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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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step

  • noun any maneuver made as part of progress toward a goal
    measure.
    • the situation called for strong measures
    • the police took steps to reduce crime
  • noun the distance covered by a step
    pace; footstep; stride.
    • he stepped off ten paces from the old tree and began to dig

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sink

  • noun plumbing fixture consisting of a water basin fixed to a wall or floor and having a drainpipe
  • noun (technology) a process that acts to absorb or remove energy or a substance from a system
    • the ocean is a sink for carbon dioxide

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key

  • noun metal device shaped in such a way that when it is inserted into the appropriate lock the lock's mechanism can be rotated
  • noun something crucial for explaining
    • the key to development is economic integration

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keeper

  • noun someone in charge of other people
    • am I my brother's keeper?
  • noun one having charge of buildings or grounds or animals
    custodian; steward.

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hydrate

  • noun any compound that contains water of crystallization
  • verb supply water or liquid to in order to maintain a healthy balance
    • the bicyclists must be hydrated frequently

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outfit

  • noun any cohesive unit such as a military company
  • noun a set of clothing (with accessories)
    rig; turnout; getup.
    • his getup was exceedingly elegant

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supplying

  • noun the activity of supplying or providing something
    provision; supply.
  • verb give something useful or necessary to
    provide; furnish; render; supply.
    • We provided the room with an electrical heater

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fret

  • noun agitation resulting from active worry
    swither; sweat; stew; lather.
    • don't get in a stew
    • he's in a sweat about exams
  • noun a spot that has been worn away by abrasion or erosion
    worn spot.

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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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faucet

  • noun a regulator for controlling the flow of a liquid from a reservoir
    spigot.

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brattice

  • noun a partition (often temporary) of planks or cloth that is used to control ventilation in a mine
  • verb supply with a brattice, to ventilate mines

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ramp

  • noun an inclined surface connecting two levels
    incline.
  • noun North American perennial having a slender bulb and whitish flowers
    Allium tricoccum; wild leek.

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spile

  • noun a column of wood or steel or concrete that is driven into the ground to provide support for a structure
    stilt; pile; piling.
  • noun a plug used to close a hole in a barrel or flask
    bung.

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caption

  • noun taking exception; especially a quibble based on a captious argument
    • a mere caption unworthy of a reply
  • noun translation of foreign dialogue of a movie or TV program; usually displayed at the bottom of the screen
    subtitle.

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leverage

  • noun the mechanical advantage gained by being in a position to use a lever
    purchase.
  • noun strategic advantage; power to act effectively
    • relatively small groups can sometimes exert immense political leverage

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block

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

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feed

  • noun food for domestic livestock
    provender.
  • verb provide as food
    • Feed the guests the nuts

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subtitle

  • noun translation of foreign dialogue of a movie or TV program; usually displayed at the bottom of the screen
    caption.
  • noun secondary or explanatory title

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render

  • noun a substance similar to stucco but exclusively applied to masonry walls
  • verb cause to become
    • The shot rendered her immobile

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supply

  • noun an amount of something available for use
  • noun offering goods and services for sale

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pot

  • noun metal or earthenware cooking vessel that is usually round and deep; often has a handle and lid
  • noun a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination
    throne; toilet; commode; crapper; stool; potty; can.

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urinal

  • noun a plumbing fixture (usually attached to the wall) used by men to urinate

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wharf

  • noun a platform built out from the shore into the water and supported by piles; provides access to ships and boats
    dock; pier; wharfage.
  • verb provide with a wharf
    • Wharf the mouth of the river

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canal

  • noun (astronomy) an indistinct surface feature of Mars once thought to be a system of channels; they are now believed to be an optical illusion
  • noun a bodily passage or tube lined with epithelial cells and conveying a secretion or other substance
    duct; epithelial duct; channel.
    • the tear duct was obstructed
    • the alimentary canal
    • poison is released through a channel in the snake's fangs

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hydrant

  • noun a faucet for drawing water from a pipe or cask
    water faucet; tap; water tap.
  • noun a discharge pipe with a valve and spout at which water may be drawn from the mains of waterworks

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top

  • noun the upper part of anything
    • the mower cuts off the tops of the grass
    • the title should be written at the top of the first page
  • noun the highest or uppermost side of anything
    upside; upper side; top side.
    • put your books on top of the desk
    • only the top side of the box was painted

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charge

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

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plumbing_fixture

  • noun a fixture for the distribution and use of water in a building

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potty

  • noun a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination
    throne; toilet; commode; crapper; stool; can; pot.
  • noun a receptacle for urination or defecation in the bedroom
    chamberpot; thunder mug.

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calk

  • noun a metal cleat on the bottom front of a horseshoe to prevent slipping
    calkin.
  • verb provide with calks
    • calk horse shoes

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curtain

  • noun hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window)
    drape; pall; drapery; mantle.
  • noun any barrier to communication or vision
    • a curtain of secrecy
    • a curtain of trees

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barkeep

  • noun an employee who mixes and serves alcoholic drinks at a bar
    barkeeper; mixologist; barman; bartender.

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oversupply

  • noun the quality of being so overabundant that prices fall
    glut; surfeit.
  • verb supply with an excess of
    flood; glut.
    • flood the market with tennis shoes
    • Glut the country with cheap imports from the Orient

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offer

  • noun the verbal act of offering
    offering.
    • a generous offer of assistance
  • noun something offered (as a proposal or bid)
    offering.
    • noteworthy new offerings for investors included several index funds

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fire

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

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crapper

  • noun a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination
    throne; toilet; commode; stool; potty; can; pot.

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tapster

  • noun a tavern keeper who taps kegs or casks
    tapper.

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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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heat

  • noun a form of energy that is transferred by a difference in temperature
    heat energy.
  • noun the presence of heat
    high temperature; hotness.

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tampon

  • noun plug of cotton or other absorbent material; inserted into wound or body cavity to absorb exuded fluids (especially blood)
  • verb plug with a tampon

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grate

  • noun a frame of iron bars to hold a fire
    grating.
  • noun a harsh rasping sound made by scraping something

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fipple

  • noun a wooden plug forming a flue pipe (as the mouthpiece of a recorder)

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syphon

  • noun a tube running from the liquid in a vessel to a lower level outside the vessel so that atmospheric pressure forces the liquid through the tube
    siphon.
  • noun a tubular organ in an aquatic animal (especially in mollusks) through which water can be taken in or expelled
    siphon.

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pierce

  • verb cut or make a way through
    • the knife cut through the flesh
    • The path pierced the jungle
    • Light pierced through the forest
  • noun 14th President of the United States (1804-1869)
    Franklin Pierce; President Pierce.

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tavern

  • noun a building with a bar that is licensed to sell alcoholic drinks
    tap house.

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bed

  • noun a piece of furniture that provides a place to sleep
    • he sat on the edge of the bed
    • the room had only a bed and chair
  • noun a plot of ground in which plants are growing
    • the gardener planted a bed of roses

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shower

  • noun a plumbing fixture that sprays water over you
    • they installed a shower in the bathroom
  • noun washing yourself by standing upright under water sprayed from a nozzle
    shower bath.
    • he took a shower after the game

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crenel

  • noun one of a series of rounded projections (or the notches between them) formed by curves along an edge (as the edge of a leaf or piece of cloth or the margin of a shell or a shriveled red blood cell observed in a hypertonic solution etc.)
    scallop; crenation; crenelle; crenature.
  • noun a notch or open space between two merlons in a crenelated battlement
    crenelle.

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barricade

  • noun a barrier set up by police to stop traffic on a street or road in order to catch a fugitive or inspect traffic etc.
    roadblock.
  • noun a barrier (usually thrown up hastily) to impede the advance of an enemy
    • they stormed the barricade

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can

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

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whisker

  • noun a very small distance or space
    hair; hair's-breadth; hairsbreadth.
    • they escaped by a hair's-breadth
    • they lost the election by a whisker
  • noun a long stiff hair growing from the snout or brow of most mammals as e.g. a cat
    sensory hair; vibrissa.

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cock

  • noun obscene terms for penis
    shaft; prick; tool; dick; putz; peter; pecker.
  • noun faucet consisting of a rotating device for regulating flow of a liquid
    stopcock; turncock.

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toilet

  • noun a room or building equipped with one or more toilets
    bathroom; privy; lavatory; can; lav; john.
  • noun a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination
    throne; commode; crapper; stool; potty; can; pot.

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lick

  • noun a salt deposit that animals regularly lick
    salt lick.
  • noun touching with the tongue
    lap.
    • the dog's laps were warm and wet

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tap

  • noun the sound made by a gentle blow
    pat; rap.
  • noun a gentle blow
    strike; rap.

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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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stopcock

  • noun faucet consisting of a rotating device for regulating flow of a liquid
    cock; turncock.

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slat

  • noun a thin strip (wood or metal)
    spline.
  • verb equip or bar with slats
    • Slat the windows

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sluice

  • noun conduit that carries a rapid flow of water controlled by a sluicegate
    sluiceway; penstock.
  • verb pour as if from a sluice
    sluice down.
    • An aggressive tide sluiced across the barrier reef

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rim

  • noun the shape of a raised edge of a more or less circular object
  • noun (basketball) the hoop from which the net is suspended
    • the ball hit the rim and bounced off

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partner

  • noun a person's partner in marriage
    married person; spouse; mate; better half.
  • noun an associate in an activity or endeavor or sphere of common interest
    collaborator; cooperator; pardner.
    • the musician and the librettist were collaborators
    • sexual partners

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water_faucet

  • noun a faucet for drawing water from a pipe or cask
    tap; hydrant; water tap.

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border

  • noun a line that indicates a boundary
    delimitation; borderline; boundary line; mete.
  • noun the boundary line or the area immediately inside the boundary
    perimeter; margin.

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stint

  • noun an unbroken period of time during which you do something
    stretch.
    • there were stretches of boredom
    • he did a stretch in the federal penitentiary
  • noun smallest American sandpiper
    Erolia minutilla; least sandpiper.

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bung

  • noun a plug used to close a hole in a barrel or flask
    spile.
  • verb give a tip or gratuity to in return for a service, beyond the compensation agreed on
    fee; tip.
    • Remember to tip the waiter
    • fee the steward

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cornice

  • noun a decorative framework to conceal curtain fixtures at the top of a window casing
    valance board; pelmet; valance.
  • noun a molding at the corner between the ceiling and the top of a wall

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tapper

  • noun a tavern keeper who taps kegs or casks
    tapster.
  • noun a person who strikes a surface lightly and usually repeatedly
    • finger tappers irritated her

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tavern_keeper

  • noun the keeper of a public house
    publican.

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flood

  • noun the rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land
    alluvion; deluge; inundation.
    • plains fertilized by annual inundations
  • noun an overwhelming number or amount
    torrent; deluge; inundation.
    • a flood of requests
    • a torrent of abuse

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gate

  • noun a movable barrier in a fence or wall
  • noun a computer circuit with several inputs but only one output that can be activated by particular combinations of inputs
    logic gate.

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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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stock

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

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draw

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

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shelter

  • noun a structure that provides privacy and protection from danger
  • noun protective covering that provides protection from the weather

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commode

  • noun a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination
    throne; toilet; crapper; stool; potty; can; pot.
  • noun a tall elegant chest of drawers
    chiffonier.

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earplug

  • noun an earphone that is inserted into the ear canal
  • noun a plug of cotton, wax, or rubber that is fitted into the ear canal for protection against the entry of water or loud noise

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rail

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

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siphon

  • noun a tube running from the liquid in a vessel to a lower level outside the vessel so that atmospheric pressure forces the liquid through the tube
    syphon.
  • noun a tubular organ in an aquatic animal (especially in mollusks) through which water can be taken in or expelled
    syphon.

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drawing_off

  • noun act of getting or draining something such as electricity or a liquid from a source
    drawing.
    • the drawing of water from the well

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date

  • noun the specified day of the month
    day of the month.
    • what is the date today?
  • noun a participant in a date
    escort.
    • his date never stopped talking

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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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stopple

  • noun blockage consisting of an object designed to fill a hole tightly
    plug; stopper.
  • verb close or secure with or as if with a stopper
    stopper.
    • She stoppered the wine bottle
    • The mothers stoppered their babies' mouths with pacifiers

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dado

  • noun panel forming the lower part of an interior wall when it is finished differently from the rest of the wall
    wainscot.
  • noun the section of a pedestal between the base and the surbase

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off

  • verb kill intentionally and with premeditation
    murder; slay; dispatch; remove; hit; bump off; polish off.
    • The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered
  • adjective not in operation or operational
    • the oven is off
    • the lights are off

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joint

  • noun (anatomy) the point of connection between two bones or elements of a skeleton (especially if it allows motion)
    articulatio; articulation.
  • noun a disreputable place of entertainment

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cleat

  • noun a metal or leather projection (as from the sole of a shoe); prevents slipping
  • noun a fastener (usually with two projecting horns) around which a rope can be secured

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coal

  • noun fossil fuel consisting of carbonized vegetable matter deposited in the Carboniferous period
  • noun a hot fragment of wood or coal that is left from a fire and is glowing or smoldering
    ember.

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edge

  • noun the boundary of a surface
    border.
  • noun a line determining the limits of an area
    boundary; bound.

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bottle

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

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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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drawing

  • noun an illustration that is drawn by hand and published in a book, magazine, or newspaper
    • it is shown by the drawing in Fig. 7
  • noun a representation of forms or objects on a surface by means of lines
    • drawings of abstract forms
    • he did complicated pen-and-ink drawings like medieval miniatures

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