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essay

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

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sourness

  • noun the taste experience when vinegar or lemon juice is taken into the mouth
    tartness; sour.
  • noun the property of being acidic
    sour; acidity.

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richard_e._byrd

  • noun explorer and United States naval officer; led expeditions to explore Antarctica (1888-1957)
    Admiral Byrd; Richard Evelyn Byrd; Byrd.

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datum

  • noun an item of factual information derived from measurement or research
    data point.

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rene-robert_cavelier

  • noun French explorer who claimed Louisiana for France (1643-1687)
    Sieur de LaSalle; LaSalle.

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mild

  • adjective moderate in type or degree or effect or force; far from extreme
    • a mild winter storm
    • a mild fever
    • fortunately the pain was mild
    • a mild rebuke
    • mild criticism
  • adjective satellite humble in spirit or manner; suggesting retiring mildness or even cowed submissiveness
    modest; meek.
    • meek and self-effacing

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robert_abram_bartlett

  • noun United States explorer who accompanied Peary's expedition to the North Pole and who led many other Arctic trips (1875-1946)
    Bartlett; Captain Bob; Robert Bartlett.

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dainty

  • noun something considered choice to eat
    goody; kickshaw; delicacy; treat.
  • adjective satellite affectedly dainty or refined
    twee; prim; niminy-piminy; mincing.

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battle

  • noun a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war
    engagement; conflict; fight.
    • Grant won a decisive victory in the battle of Chickamauga
    • he lost his romantic ideas about war when he got into a real engagement
  • noun an energetic attempt to achieve something
    struggle.
    • getting through the crowd was a real struggle
    • he fought a battle for recognition

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juryman

  • noun someone who serves (or waits to be called to serve) on a jury
    juror; jurywoman.

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compact

  • noun a small cosmetics case with a mirror; to be carried in a woman's purse
    powder compact.
  • noun a signed written agreement between two or more parties (nations) to perform some action
    covenant; concordat.

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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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grape

  • noun any of various juicy fruit of the genus Vitis with green or purple skins; grow in clusters
  • noun any of numerous woody vines of genus Vitis bearing clusters of edible berries
    grapevine; grape vine.

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livingstone

  • noun Scottish missionary and explorer who discovered the Zambezi River and Victoria Falls (1813-1873)
    David Livingstone.

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nutty

  • adjective satellite having the flavor of nuts
    nutlike.
    • a nutty sherry
  • adjective satellite informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
    loco; wacky; loopy; bats; haywire; nuts; balmy; kooky; barmy; around the bend; buggy; kookie; loony; whacky; crackers; round the bend; daft; dotty; batty; cracked; fruity; bonkers.
    • it used to drive my husband balmy

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lemony

  • adjective satellite tasting sour like a lemon
    tangy; lemonlike; sourish; tart.

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sir_martin_frobisher

  • noun English explorer who led an expedition in search of the Northwest Passage to the orient; served under Drake and helped defeat the Spanish Armada (1535-1594)
    Frobisher.

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fremont

  • noun United States explorer who mapped much of the American west and Northwest (1813-1890)
    John C. Fremont; John Charles Fremont.

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charles_wilkes

  • noun United States explorer of Antarctica (1798-1877)
    Wilkes.

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literary

  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of literature
    • literary criticism
  • adjective satellite knowledgeable about literature
    • a literary style

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chewing

  • noun biting and grinding food in your mouth so it becomes soft enough to swallow
    manduction; chew; mastication.
  • verb chew (food); to bite and grind with the teeth
    chew; masticate; manducate; jaw.
    • He jawed his bubble gum
    • Chew your food and don't swallow it!
    • The cows were masticating the grass

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grapy

  • adjective satellite having a taste like that of grapes
    grapey.
    • a grapey wine

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swallow

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

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sharp-tasting

  • adjective satellite somewhat bitter
    bitterish.

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home_computer

  • noun a computer intended for use in the home

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random

  • adjective lacking any definite plan or order or purpose; governed by or depending on chance
    • a random choice
    • bombs fell at random
    • random movements

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assay

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

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risk

  • noun a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune
    endangerment; jeopardy; peril; hazard.
    • drinking alcohol is a health hazard
  • noun a venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury
    peril; danger.
    • he saw the rewards but not the risks of crime
    • there was a danger he would do the wrong thing

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john_speke

  • noun English explorer who with Sir Richard Burton was the first European to explore Lake Tanganyika; he also discovered Lake Victoria and named it (1827-1864)
    Speke; John Hanning Speke.

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reader

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

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phenylthiocarbamide

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choice

  • noun the person or thing chosen or selected
    selection; pick.
    • he was my pick for mayor
  • noun the act of choosing or selecting
    pick; selection; option.
    • your choice of colors was unfortunate
    • you can take your pick

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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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esthesis

  • noun an unelaborated elementary awareness of stimulation
    sense impression; sense experience; sensation; aesthesis; sense datum.
    • a sensation of touch

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road_test

  • noun a test to insure that a vehicle is roadworthy

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robert_scott

  • noun English explorer who reached the South Pole just a month after Amundsen; he and his party died on the return journey (1868-1912)
    Robert Falcon Scott; Scott.

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examen

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

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blast

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

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condition

  • noun a state at a particular time
    status.
    • a condition (or state) of disrepair
    • the current status of the arms negotiations
  • noun an assumption on which rests the validity or effect of something else
    precondition; stipulation.

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biometry

  • noun a branch of biology that studies biological phenomena and observations by means of statistical analysis
    biometrics; biostatistics.

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wilkes

  • noun English reformer who published attacks on George III and supported the rights of the American colonists (1727-1797)
    John Wilkes.
  • noun United States explorer of Antarctica (1798-1877)
    Charles Wilkes.

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acidulousness

  • noun the taste experience when something acidic is taken into the mouth
    acidity.

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stapler

  • noun a machine that inserts staples into sheets of paper in order to fasten them together
    stapling machine.

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nectar

  • noun a sweet liquid secretion that is attractive to pollinators
  • noun fruit juice especially when undiluted

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savorless

  • adjective satellite lacking taste or flavor or tang
    flat; vapid; flavorless; insipid; savourless; bland; flavourless.
    • a bland diet
    • insipid hospital food
    • flavorless supermarket tomatoes
    • vapid beer
    • vapid tea

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george_hubert_wilkins

  • noun Australian who was the first to explore the Arctic by airplane (1888-1958)
    Wilkins.

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gum

  • noun a preparation (usually made of sweetened chicle) for chewing
    chewing gum.
  • noun the tissue (covered by mucous membrane) of the jaws that surrounds the bases of the teeth
    gingiva.

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racy

  • adjective satellite full of zest or vigor
    lively.
    • a racy literary style
  • adjective satellite marked by richness and fullness of flavor
    robust; full-bodied; rich.
    • a rich ruby port
    • full-bodied wines
    • a robust claret
    • the robust flavor of fresh-brewed coffee

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acerb

  • adjective satellite sour or bitter in taste
    astringent; acerbic.
  • adjective satellite harsh or corrosive in tone
    blistering; acerbic; acrid; vitriolic; virulent; sulphurous; sulfurous; caustic; 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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savourless

  • adjective satellite lacking taste or flavor or tang
    flat; vapid; flavorless; insipid; savorless; bland; flavourless.
    • a bland diet
    • insipid hospital food
    • flavorless supermarket tomatoes
    • vapid beer
    • vapid tea

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small

  • noun the slender part of the back
  • noun a garment size for a small person

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sensory

  • adjective satellite of a nerve fiber or impulse originating outside and passing toward the central nervous system
    centripetal; receptive.
    • sensory neurons
  • adjective involving or derived from the senses
    sensorial.
    • sensory experience
    • sensory channels

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round

  • noun a charge of ammunition for a single shot
    one shot; unit of ammunition.
  • noun an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs
    rhythm; cycle.
    • the never-ending cycle of the seasons

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chew

  • noun a wad of something chewable as tobacco
    plug; wad; quid; cud; chaw.
  • noun biting and grinding food in your mouth so it becomes soft enough to swallow
    manduction; chewing; mastication.

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information_processing_system

  • noun a machine for performing calculations automatically
    data processor; computing machine; computing device; electronic computer; computer.

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seasoning

  • noun something added to food primarily for the savor it imparts
    seasoner; flavoring; flavouring; flavorer; flavourer.
  • noun the act of adding a seasoning to food

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pungent

  • adjective satellite strong and sharp
    acrid.
    • the pungent taste of radishes
    • the acrid smell of burning rubber
  • adjective satellite capable of wounding
    biting; barbed; nipping; mordacious.
    • a barbed compliment
    • a biting aphorism
    • pungent satire

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appetisingness

  • noun the property of stimulating the appetite
    appetizingness.

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chomp

  • noun the act of gripping or chewing off with the teeth and jaws
    bite.
  • verb chew noisily
    champ.
    • The boy chomped his sandwich

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go

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

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rate

  • noun a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit
    • they traveled at a rate of 55 miles per hour
    • the rate of change was faster than expected
  • noun amount of a charge or payment relative to some basis
    charge per unit.
    • a 10-minute phone call at that rate would cost $5

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bar_examination

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

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captain_john_smith

  • noun English explorer who helped found the colony at Jamestown, Virginia; was said to have been saved by Pocahontas (1580-1631)
    John Smith; Smith.

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run

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

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acid

  • noun any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt
  • noun street name for lysergic acid diethylamide
    Elvis; Zen; dose; battery-acid; back breaker; window pane; pane; Lucy in the sky with diamonds; loony toons; dot; superman.

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destitute

  • adjective satellite poor enough to need help from others
    poverty-stricken; needy; necessitous; impoverished; indigent.
  • adjective satellite completely wanting or lacking
    barren; devoid; innocent; free.
    • writing barren of insight
    • young recruits destitute of experience
    • innocent of literary merit
    • the sentence was devoid of meaning

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zest

  • noun vigorous and enthusiastic enjoyment
    zestfulness; gusto; relish.
  • noun a tart spicy quality
    piquantness; tanginess; piquance; tang; nip; piquancy.

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cordoba

  • noun the basic unit of money in Nicaragua; equal to 100 centavos
  • noun Spanish explorer who discovered Yucatan (1475-1526)
    Francisco Fernandez de Cordova; Cordova; Francisco Fernandez Cordoba.

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jeopardy

  • noun a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune
    endangerment; peril; risk; hazard.
    • drinking alcohol is a health hazard

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deliciousness

  • noun extreme appetizingness
    toothsomeness; delectability; lusciousness.

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test_paper

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

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experiment

  • noun the act of conducting a controlled test or investigation
    experimentation.
  • noun the testing of an idea
    experimentation.
    • it was an experiment in living
    • not all experimentation is done in laboratories

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sup

  • noun a small amount of liquid food
    swallow.
    • a sup of ale
  • verb take solid or liquid food into the mouth a little at a time either by drinking or by eating with a spoon

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nonparametric_statistics

  • noun the branch of statistics dealing with variables without making assumptions about the form or the parameters of their distribution
  • noun a statistic computed without knowledge of the form or the parameters of the distribution from which observations are drawn
    nonparametric statistic; distribution free statistic.

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zesty

  • adjective satellite having an agreeably pungent taste
    savory; piquant; savoury; spicy.
  • adjective satellite marked by spirited enjoyment
    yeasty; barmy; zestful.

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lasalle

  • noun French explorer who claimed Louisiana for France (1643-1687)
    Sieur de LaSalle; Rene-Robert Cavelier.

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mutuel

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crunch

  • noun the sound of something crunching
    • he heard the crunch of footsteps on the gravel path
  • noun a critical situation that arises because of a shortage (as a shortage of time or money or resources)
    • an end-of-the year crunch
    • a financial crunch

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full

  • noun the time when the Moon is fully illuminated
    full moon; full-of-the-moon; full phase of the moon.
    • the moon is at the full
  • verb beat for the purpose of cleaning and thickening
    • full the cloth

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jury

  • noun a body of citizens sworn to give a true verdict according to the evidence presented in a court of law
  • noun a committee appointed to judge a competition
    panel.

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web_site

  • noun a computer connected to the internet that maintains a series of web pages on the World Wide Web
    website; internet site; site.
    • the Israeli web site was damaged by hostile hackers

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acidify

  • verb make sour or more sour
    sour; acetify; acidulate.
  • verb turn acidic
    acetify.
    • the solution acetified

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john_ross

  • noun Scottish explorer who led Arctic expeditions that yielded geographic discoveries while searching for the Northwest Passage (1777-1856)
    Sir John Ross; Ross.

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trial_balloon

  • noun a test of public opinion
  • noun a balloon sent up to test air currents

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yummy

  • adjective satellite extremely pleasing to the sense of taste
    pleasant-tasting; scrumptious; delectable; toothsome; delicious; luscious.

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strong

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

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grope

  • noun the act of groping; and instance of groping
  • verb feel about uncertainly or blindly
    fumble.
    • She groped for her glasses in the darkness of the bedroom

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taste_tester

  • noun someone who samples food or drink for its quality
    sampler; taster; taste-tester.

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flavourer

  • noun something added to food primarily for the savor it imparts
    seasoner; flavoring; flavouring; seasoning; flavorer.

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buck

  • noun a gymnastic horse without pommels and with one end elongated; used lengthwise for vaulting
    vaulting horse; long horse.
  • noun a piece of paper money worth one dollar
    dollar bill; clam; dollar; one dollar bill.

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trial

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

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eleven-plus

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

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swashbuckler

  • noun a reckless impetuous irresponsible person
    harum-scarum; lunatic; madcap; daredevil; hothead.

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clark

  • noun United States explorer who (with Meriwether Lewis) led an expedition from St. Louis to the mouth of the Columbia River; Clark was responsible for making maps of the area (1770-1838)
    William Clark.
  • noun United States general who was Allied commander in Africa and Italy in World War II and was commander of the United Nations forces in Korea (1896-1984)
    Mark Wayne Clark; Mark Clark.

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piquant

  • adjective satellite having an agreeably pungent taste
    savory; savoury; spicy; zesty.
  • adjective satellite engagingly stimulating or provocative
    salty.
    • a piquant wit
    • salty language

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smoky

  • adjective marked by or emitting or filled with smoke
    • smoky rafters
    • smoky chimneys
    • a smoky fireplace
    • a smoky corridor
  • adjective satellite tasting of smoke
    • smoky sausages

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experience

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

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sapidity

  • noun the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth
    nip; tang; flavour; savor; savour; smack; flavor; relish.
  • noun a pleasant flavor
    sapidness.

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amount

  • noun a quantity of money
    amount of money; sum; sum of money.
    • he borrowed a large sum
    • the amount he had in cash was insufficient
  • noun the relative magnitude of something with reference to a criterion
    • an adequate amount of food for four people

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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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dangerous_undertaking

  • noun a wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful)
    risky venture; escapade; adventure.

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flavorsomeness

  • noun having an appetizing flavor
    flavoursomeness; savoriness.

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sweetness

  • noun the taste experience when sugar dissolves in the mouth
    sweet; sugariness.
  • noun the property of tasting as if it contains sugar
    sweet.

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climber

  • noun a vine or climbing plant that readily grows up a support or over other plants
  • noun someone seeking social prominence by obsequious behavior
    social climber.

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mellowed

  • adjective satellite having a full and pleasing flavor through proper aging
    mellow.
    • a mellow port
    • mellowed fruit
  • verb soften, make mellow
    mellow.
    • Age and experience mellowed him over the years

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criticism

  • noun disapproval expressed by pointing out faults or shortcomings
    unfavorable judgment.
    • the senator received severe criticism from his opponent
  • noun a serious examination and judgment of something
    critique.
    • constructive criticism is always appreciated

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danger

  • noun the condition of being susceptible to harm or injury
    • you are in no danger
    • there was widespread danger of disease
  • noun a venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury
    peril; risk.
    • he saw the rewards but not the risks of crime
    • there was a danger he would do the wrong thing

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scold

  • noun someone (especially a woman) who annoys people by constantly finding fault
    nagger; common scold; nag; scolder.
  • verb censure severely or angrily
    call on the carpet; rag; dress down; remonstrate; chew out; take to task; call down; jaw; lambast; trounce; chide; berate; chew up; have words; rebuke; reprimand; reproof; lecture; bawl out; lambaste.
    • 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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alpha_test

  • noun (computer science) a first test of an experimental product (such as computer software) carried out by the developer

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digital_computer

  • noun a computer that represents information by numerical (binary) digits

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experimentation

  • noun the testing of an idea
    experiment.
    • it was an experiment in living
    • not all experimentation is done in laboratories
  • noun the act of conducting a controlled test or investigation
    experiment.

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use

  • noun the act of using
    utilization; utilisation; usage; employment; exercise.
    • he warned against the use of narcotic drugs
    • skilled in the utilization of computers
  • noun what something is used for
    function; role; purpose.
    • the function of an auger is to bore holes
    • ballet is beautiful but what use is it?

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taker

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

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consumption

  • noun the process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating)
    intake; ingestion; uptake.
  • noun involving the lungs with progressive wasting of the body
    white plague; phthisis; pulmonary tuberculosis; wasting disease.

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flavouring

  • noun something added to food primarily for the savor it imparts
    seasoner; flavoring; seasoning; flavorer; flavourer.
  • verb lend flavor to
    season; flavor; flavour.
    • Season the chicken breast after roasting it

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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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wilkins

  • noun United States civil rights leader (1901-1981)
    Roy Wilkins.
  • noun Australian who was the first to explore the Arctic by airplane (1888-1958)
    George Hubert Wilkins.

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eleven

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

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examination

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

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conquistador

  • noun an adventurer (especially one who led the Spanish conquest of Mexico and Peru in the 16th century)

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sensory_system

  • noun a particular sense
    modality; sense modality.
  • noun the body's system of sense organs

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type

  • noun a subdivision of a particular kind of thing
    • what type of sculpture do you prefer?
  • noun a person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities)
    case; eccentric; character.
    • a real character
    • a strange character
    • a friendly eccentric
    • the capable type
    • a mental case

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flat

  • noun a level tract of land
    • the salt flats of Utah
  • noun a shallow box in which seedlings are started

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entrance

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

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test_drive

  • noun test of the roadworthiness of a vehicle one is considering buying
  • verb test a vehicle by driving it
    • I want to test drive the new Porsche

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tester

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

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share

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

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nippy

  • adjective satellite a sharp biting taste
    • a nippy cheese
  • adjective satellite pleasantly cold and invigorating
    nipping; snappy; crisp; frosty.
    • crisp clear nights and frosty mornings
    • a nipping wind
    • a nippy fall day
    • snappy weather

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john_charles_fremont

  • noun United States explorer who mapped much of the American west and Northwest (1813-1890)
    John C. Fremont; Fremont.

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mouth-watering

  • adjective satellite pleasing to the sense of taste
    savory; savoury.

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mellow

  • verb soften, make mellow
    • Age and experience mellowed him over the years
  • verb become more relaxed, easygoing, or genial
    mellow out; melt.
    • With age, he mellowed

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effort

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

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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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wool

  • noun a fabric made from the hair of sheep
    woolen; woollen.
  • noun fiber sheared from animals (such as sheep) and twisted into yarn for weaving

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pleasingness

  • noun pleasant palatability
    tastiness.
  • noun an agreeable beauty that gives pleasure or enjoyment
    • the liveliness and pleasingness of dark eyes"- T.N. Carver

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midterm

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

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science

  • noun a particular branch of scientific knowledge
    scientific discipline.
    • the science of genetics
  • noun ability to produce solutions in some problem domain
    skill.
    • the skill of a well-trained boxer
    • the sweet science of pugilism

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soul

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

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sour

  • noun a cocktail made of a liquor (especially whiskey or gin) mixed with lemon or lime juice and sugar
  • noun the taste experience when vinegar or lemon juice is taken into the mouth
    tartness; sourness.

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flavorous

  • adjective satellite full of flavor
    sapid; flavoursome; flavorsome; flavorful; saporous; flavourous; flavourful.

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have

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

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hotspur

  • noun a rash or impetuous person
  • noun English soldier killed in a rebellion against Henry IV (1364-1403)
    Percy; Sir Henry Percy; Harry Hotspur.

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example

  • noun an item of information that is typical of a class or group
    instance; illustration; representative.
    • this patient provides a typical example of the syndrome
    • there is an example on page 10
  • noun a representative form or pattern
    model.
    • I profited from his example

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pick

  • noun the person or thing chosen or selected
    selection; choice.
    • he was my pick for mayor
  • noun the quantity of a crop that is harvested
    picking.
    • he sent the first picking of berries to the market
    • it was the biggest peach pick in years

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control

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

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bittersweet

  • noun poisonous perennial Old World vine having violet flowers and oval coral-red berries; widespread weed in North America
    bittersweet nightshade; climbing nightshade; poisonous nightshade; woody nightshade; deadly nightshade; Solanum dulcamara.
  • noun twining shrub of North America having yellow capsules enclosing scarlet seeds
    climbing bittersweet; waxwork; shrubby bittersweet; false bittersweet; staff vine; Celastrus scandens; American bittersweet.

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figure

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

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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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manduction

  • noun the act of participating in the celebration of the Eucharist
    Holy Communion; Communion; sacramental manduction.
    • the governor took Communion with the rest of the congregation
  • noun biting and grinding food in your mouth so it becomes soft enough to swallow
    chew; chewing; mastication.

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spicery

  • noun the property of being seasoned with spice and so highly flavored
    spiciness; spice.

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sense

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

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flavourous

  • adjective satellite full of flavor
    sapid; flavoursome; flavorsome; flavorful; saporous; flavourful; flavorous.

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byrd

  • noun English organist and composer of church music; master of 16th century polyphony; was granted a monopoly in music printing with Thomas Tallis (1543-1623)
    William Byrd.
  • noun explorer and United States naval officer; led expeditions to explore Antarctica (1888-1957)
    Admiral Byrd; Richard Evelyn Byrd; Richard E. Byrd.

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sample

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

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take_a_chance

  • verb take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome
    risk; hazard; take chances; chance; adventure; gamble; run a risk.
    • When you buy these stocks you are gambling

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critic

  • noun a person who is professionally engaged in the analysis and interpretation of works of art
  • noun anyone who expresses a reasoned judgment of something

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salter

  • noun someone who uses salt to preserve meat or fish or other foods
  • noun someone who makes or deals in salt
    salt merchant.

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salty

  • adjective satellite engagingly stimulating or provocative
    piquant.
    • a piquant wit
    • salty language
  • adjective containing or filled with salt
    • salt water

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sharp

  • noun a musical notation indicating one half step higher than the note named
  • noun a long thin sewing needle with a sharp point

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admiral_byrd

  • noun explorer and United States naval officer; led expeditions to explore Antarctica (1888-1957)
    Richard Evelyn Byrd; Byrd; Richard E. Byrd.

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cookery

  • noun the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat
    preparation; cooking.
    • cooking can be a great art
    • people are needed who have experience in cookery
    • he left the preparation of meals to his wife

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totalisator

  • noun computer that registers bets and divides the total amount bet among those who won
    totalizator; pari-mutuel machine; totaliser; totalizer.

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information

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

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savor

  • noun the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth
    nip; tang; flavour; savour; sapidity; smack; flavor; relish.
  • verb derive or receive pleasure from; get enjoyment from; take pleasure in
    enjoy; savour; bask; relish.
    • She relished her fame and basked in her glory

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flavorer

  • noun something added to food primarily for the savor it imparts
    seasoner; flavoring; flavouring; seasoning; flavourer.

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midterm_examination

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

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machine

  • noun any mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks
  • noun an efficient person
    • the boxer was a magnificent fighting machine

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hot

  • adjective used of physical heat; having a high or higher than desirable temperature or giving off heat or feeling or causing a sensation of heat or burning
    • hot stove
    • hot water
    • a hot August day
    • a hot stuffy room
    • she's hot and tired
    • a hot forehead
  • adjective satellite characterized by violent and forceful activity or movement; very intense
    raging.
    • the fighting became hot and heavy
    • a hot engagement
    • a raging battle
    • the river became a raging torrent

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giovanni_jacopo_casanova_de_seingalt

  • noun an Italian adventurer who wrote vivid accounts of his sexual encounters (1725-1798)
    Casanova; Casanova de Seingalt; Giovanni Jacopo Casanova.

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analogue_computer

  • noun a computer that represents information by variable quantities (e.g., positions or voltages)
    analog computer.

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joliet

  • noun French explorer (with Jacques Marquette) of the upper Mississippi River valley (1645-1700)
    Jolliet; Louis Joliet; Louis Jolliet.

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scientific_discipline

  • noun a particular branch of scientific knowledge
    science.
    • the science of genetics

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gamble

  • noun money that is risked for possible monetary gain
  • noun a risky act or venture

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flavor

  • noun the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people
    flavour; look; feel; tone; feeling; smell; spirit.
    • the feel of the city excited him
    • a clergyman improved the tone of the meeting
    • it had the smell of treason
  • noun the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth
    nip; tang; flavour; savor; savour; sapidity; smack; relish.

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explorer

  • noun someone who travels into little known regions (especially for some scientific purpose)
    adventurer.
  • noun a commercial browser
    Internet Explorer; IE.

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whirl

  • noun confused movement
    commotion.
    • he was caught up in a whirl of work
    • a commotion of people fought for the exits
  • noun the shape of something rotating rapidly
    swirl; vortex; convolution.

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delicacy

  • noun the quality of being beautiful and delicate in appearance
    fineness; daintiness.
    • the daintiness of her touch
    • the fineness of her features
  • noun something considered choice to eat
    goody; kickshaw; treat; dainty.

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hazard

  • noun a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune
    endangerment; jeopardy; peril; risk.
    • drinking alcohol is a health hazard
  • noun an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another
    chance; fortune; luck.
    • bad luck caused his downfall
    • we ran into each other by pure chance

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fuddle

  • noun a confused multitude of things
    welter; muddle; smother; clutter; mare's nest; jumble.
  • verb make stupid with alcohol
    befuddle.

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trier

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

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adventure

  • noun a wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful)
    risky venture; escapade; dangerous undertaking.
  • verb take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome
    risk; take a chance; hazard; take chances; chance; gamble; run a risk.
    • When you buy these stocks you are gambling

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spicy

  • adjective satellite having an agreeably pungent taste
    savory; piquant; savoury; zesty.
  • adjective satellite producing a burning sensation on the taste nerves
    hot.
    • hot salsa
    • jalapeno peppers are very hot

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francisco_fernandez_cordoba

  • noun Spanish explorer who discovered Yucatan (1475-1526)
    Francisco Fernandez de Cordova; Cordova; Cordoba.

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nutlike

  • adjective satellite having the flavor of nuts
    nutty.
    • a nutty sherry
  • adjective satellite resembling a nut in shape and size

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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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casanova

  • noun an Italian adventurer who wrote vivid accounts of his sexual encounters (1725-1798)
    Giovanni Jacopo Casanova de Seingalt; Casanova de Seingalt; Giovanni Jacopo Casanova.
  • noun any man noted for his amorous adventures

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winy

  • adjective satellite having the taste of wine
    winey.
    • a rich winy taste

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attempt

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

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voice

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

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processor

  • noun a business engaged in processing agricultural products and preparing them for market
  • noun someone who processes things (foods or photographs or applicants etc.)

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daredevil

  • noun a reckless impetuous irresponsible person
    harum-scarum; swashbuckler; lunatic; madcap; hothead.
  • adjective satellite presumptuously daring
    temerarious.
    • a daredevil test pilot having the right stuff

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correlation

  • noun a reciprocal relation between two or more things
    correlativity.
  • noun a statistic representing how closely two variables co-vary; it can vary from -1 (perfect negative correlation) through 0 (no correlation) to +1 (perfect positive correlation)
    coefficient of correlation; correlation coefficient.
    • what is the correlation between those two variables?

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worst

  • noun the least favorable outcome
    • the worst that could happen
  • noun the greatest damage or wickedness of which one is capable
    • the invaders did their worst
    • so pure of heart that his worst is another man's best

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order

  • noun (often plural) a command given by a superior (e.g., a military or law enforcement officer) that must be obeyed
    • the British ships dropped anchor and waited for orders from London
  • noun a degree in a continuum of size or quantity
    order of magnitude.
    • it was on the order of a mile
    • an explosion of a low order of magnitude

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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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correlational_statistics

  • noun a statistical relation between two or more variables such that systematic changes in the value of one variable are accompanied by systematic changes in the other
    correlation.

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struggler

  • noun a person who struggles with difficulties or with great effort

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smith

  • noun Rhodesian statesman who declared independence of Zimbabwe from Great Britain (born in 1919)
    Ian Smith; Ian Douglas Smith.
  • noun United States sculptor (1906-1965)
    David Smith; David Roland Smith.

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james_clark_ross

  • noun British explorer of the Arctic and Antarctic; located the north magnetic pole in 1831; discovered the Ross Sea in Antarctica; nephew of Sir John Ross (1800-1862)
    Sir James Clark Ross; Ross.

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paper

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

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crumb

  • noun a very small quantity of something
    • he gave only a crumb of information about his plans
    • there were few crumbs of comfort in the report
  • noun a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible
    git; stinker; so-and-so; scum bag; rat; rotter; puke; dirty dog; bum; skunk; stinkpot; lowlife.
    • only a rotter would do that
    • kill the rat
    • throw the bum out
    • you cowardly little pukes!
    • the British call a contemptible person a `git'

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unfavorable

  • adjective not encouraging or approving or pleasing
    unfavourable.
    • unfavorable conditions
    • an unfavorable comparison
    • unfavorable comments", "unfavorable impression
  • adjective (of winds or weather) tending to hinder or oppose
    unfavourable.
    • unfavorable winds

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fridtjof_nansen

  • noun Norwegian explorer of the Arctic and director of the League of Nations relief program for refugees of World War I (1861-1930)
    Nansen.

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passover_supper

  • noun (Judaism) the ceremonial dinner on the first night (or both nights) of Passover
    Seder.

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mug's_game

  • noun a futile or unprofitable endeavor

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kickshaw

  • noun something considered choice to eat
    goody; delicacy; treat; dainty.

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bar_exam

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

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labor

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

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savory

  • noun any of several aromatic herbs or subshrubs of the genus Satureja having spikes of flowers attractive to bees
  • noun dwarf aromatic shrub of Mediterranean regions
    Micromeria juliana.

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digital

  • adjective displaying numbers rather than scale positions
    • digital clock
    • digital readout
  • adjective relating to or performed with the fingers
    • digital examination

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sauce

  • noun flavorful relish or dressing or topping served as an accompaniment to food
  • verb behave saucily or impudently towards

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unpalatableness

  • noun the property of being unacceptable to the mouth
    unpalatability.
  • noun the property of being unacceptable to the mind
    unpalatability.
    • the policy's unpalatability caused an uproar

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someone

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

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somebody

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

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lunatic

  • noun an insane person
    madman; maniac.
  • noun a reckless impetuous irresponsible person
    harum-scarum; swashbuckler; madcap; daredevil; hothead.

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fling

  • noun a usually brief attempt
    whirl; offer; crack; pass; go.
    • he took a crack at it
    • I gave it a whirl
  • noun a brief indulgence of your impulses
    spree.

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motley

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

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venire

  • noun (law) a group of people summoned for jury service (from whom a jury will be chosen)
    panel.

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property

  • noun something owned; any tangible or intangible possession that is owned by someone;
    belongings; holding.
    • that hat is my property
    • he is a man of property
  • noun a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class
    • a study of the physical properties of atomic particles

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rasmussen

  • noun Danish ethnologist and Arctic explorer; led expeditions into the Arctic to find support for his theory that Eskimos and North American Indians originally migrated from Asia (1879-1933)
    Kund Johan Victor Rasmussen.

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prelim

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

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flavoursomeness

  • noun having an appetizing flavor
    flavorsomeness; savoriness.

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vanilla

  • noun any of numerous climbing plants of the genus Vanilla having fleshy leaves and clusters of large waxy highly fragrant white or green or topaz flowers
  • noun a flavoring prepared from vanilla beans macerated in alcohol (or imitating vanilla beans)
    vanilla extract.

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appraiser

  • noun one who estimates officially the worth or value or quality of things
    valuator.
  • noun one who determines authenticity (as of works of art) or who guarantees validity
    authenticator.

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competitiveness

  • noun an aggressive willingness to compete
    fight.
    • the team was full of fight

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henry_rowe_schoolcraft

  • noun United States geologist and ethnologist and explorer who discovered the source of the Mississippi River (1793-1864)
    Schoolcraft.

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control_condition

  • noun a standard against which other conditions can be compared in a scientific experiment
    control.
    • the control condition was inappropriate for the conclusions he wished to draw

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endangerment

  • noun a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune
    jeopardy; peril; risk; hazard.
    • drinking alcohol is a health hazard

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sour-tasting

  • adjective satellite having a sour acidic taste
    acid-tasting.

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samuel_de_champlain

  • noun French explorer in Nova Scotia who established a settlement on the site of modern Quebec (1567-1635)
    Champlain.

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sebastian_cabot

  • noun son of John Cabot who was born in Italy and who led an English expedition in search of the Northwest Passage and a Spanish expedition that explored the La Plata region of Brazil; in 1544 he published a map of the world (1476-1557)
    Cabot.

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sugary

  • adjective containing sugar
    • he eats too much sugary food

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taste_sensation

  • noun the sensation that results when taste buds in the tongue and throat convey information about the chemical composition of a soluble stimulus
    taste; gustatory sensation; gustatory perception; taste perception.
    • the candy left him with a bad taste
    • the melon had a delicious taste

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put_on_the_line

  • verb expose to a chance of loss or damage
    lay on the line; risk.
    • We risked losing a lot of money in this venture
    • Why risk your life?
    • She laid her job on the line when she told the boss that he was wrong

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sieur_de_lasalle

  • noun French explorer who claimed Louisiana for France (1643-1687)
    LaSalle; Rene-Robert Cavelier.

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spiciness

  • noun the property of being seasoned with spice and so highly flavored
    spicery; spice.
  • noun behavior or language bordering on indelicacy
    raciness; ribaldry; gaminess.

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louis_antoine_de_bougainville

  • noun French explorer who circumnavigated the globe accompanied by scientists (1729-1811)
    Bougainville.

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john_rowlands

  • noun Welsh journalist and explorer who led an expedition to Africa in search of David Livingstone and found him in Tanzania in 1871; he and Livingstone together tried to find the source of the Nile River (1841-1904)
    Stanley; Sir Henry Morton Stanley; Henry M. Stanley.

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robert_bartlett

  • noun United States explorer who accompanied Peary's expedition to the North Pole and who led many other Arctic trips (1875-1946)
    Bartlett; Robert Abram Bartlett; Captain Bob.

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nansen

  • noun Norwegian explorer of the Arctic and director of the League of Nations relief program for refugees of World War I (1861-1930)
    Fridtjof Nansen.

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measure

  • noun any maneuver made as part of progress toward a goal
    step.
    • the situation called for strong measures
    • the police took steps to reduce crime
  • noun how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify
    amount; quantity.

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internet_site

  • noun a computer connected to the internet that maintains a series of web pages on the World Wide Web
    web site; website; site.
    • the Israeli web site was damaged by hostile hackers

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flinders

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

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out

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

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venturer

  • noun a merchant who undertakes a trading venture (especially a venture that sends goods overseas)
    merchant-venturer.
  • noun a person who enjoys taking risks
    adventurer.

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try

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

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canvas

  • noun a heavy, closely woven fabric (used for clothing or chairs or sails or tents)
    canvass.
  • noun an oil painting on canvas fabric
    canvass.

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sir_alexander_mackenzie

  • noun Canadian explorer (born in England) who explored the Mackenzie River and who was first to cross North America by land north of Mexico (1764-1820)
    Mackenzie.

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computing_machine

  • noun a machine for performing calculations automatically
    data processor; information processing system; computing device; electronic computer; computer.

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final_examination

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

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internet

  • noun a computer network consisting of a worldwide network of computer networks that use the TCP/IP network protocols to facilitate data transmission and exchange
    cyberspace; net.

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lecture

  • noun a speech that is open to the public
    talk; public lecture.
    • he attended a lecture on telecommunications
  • noun a lengthy rebuke
    speech; talking to.
    • a good lecture was my father's idea of discipline
    • the teacher gave him a talking to

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woolsorter

  • noun a person who sorts wool into different grades
    wool stapler.

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gustation

  • noun the faculty of distinguishing sweet, sour, bitter, and salty properties in the mouth
    taste; sense of taste; gustatory modality.
    • his cold deprived him of his sense of taste

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juror

  • noun someone who serves (or waits to be called to serve) on a jury
    juryman; jurywoman.

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computing_device

  • noun a machine for performing calculations automatically
    data processor; computing machine; information processing system; electronic computer; computer.

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perception

  • noun the representation of what is perceived; basic component in the formation of a concept
    percept; perceptual experience.
  • noun a way of conceiving something
    • Luther had a new perception of the Bible

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frogman

  • noun someone who works underwater
    underwater diver; diver.

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winey

  • adjective satellite having the taste of wine
    winy.
    • a rich winy taste

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mellowness

  • noun kindheartedness through maturity or old age
  • noun a taste (especially of fruit) that is ripe and of full flavor

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pleasant

  • adjective affording pleasure; being in harmony with your taste or likings
    • we had a pleasant evening together
    • a pleasant scene
    • pleasant sensations
  • adjective satellite (of persons) having pleasing manners or behavior
    • I didn't enjoy it and probably wasn't a pleasant person to be around

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scarum

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struggle

  • noun an energetic attempt to achieve something
    battle.
    • getting through the crowd was a real struggle
    • he fought a battle for recognition
  • noun an open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals)
    battle; conflict.
    • the harder the conflict the more glorious the triumph"--Thomas Paine
    • police tried to control the battle between the pro- and anti-abortion mobs

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put

  • noun the option to sell a given stock (or stock index or commodity future) at a given price before a given date
    put option.
  • verb put into a certain place or abstract location
    set; pose; place; lay; position.
    • Put your things here
    • Set the tray down
    • Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children
    • Place emphasis on a certain point

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roald_amundsen

  • noun Norwegian explorer who was the first to traverse the Northwest Passage and in 1911 the first to reach the South Pole (1872-1928)
    Amundsen.

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grapey

  • adjective satellite having a taste like that of grapes
    grapy.
    • a grapey wine

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examination_paper

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

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verify

  • verb confirm the truth of
    • Please verify that the doors are closed
    • verify a claim
  • verb check or regulate (a scientific experiment) by conducting a parallel experiment or comparing with another standard
    control.
    • Are you controlling for the temperature?

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seeking

  • noun the act of searching for something
    quest.
    • a quest for diamonds
  • noun an attempt to acquire or gain something

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small_indefinite_quantity

  • noun an indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude
    small indefinite amount.

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place

  • noun a point located with respect to surface features of some region
    spot; topographic point.
    • this is a nice place for a picnic
    • a bright spot on a planet
  • noun any area set aside for a particular purpose
    property.
    • who owns this place?
    • the president was concerned about the property across from the White House

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mortal

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

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sverdrup

  • noun Norwegian explorer who led expeditions into the Arctic (1855-1930)
    Otto Neumann Sverdrup.

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bite

  • noun a wound resulting from biting by an animal or a person
  • noun a small amount of solid food; a mouthful
    bit; morsel.
    • all they had left was a bit of bread

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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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feed

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

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entrance_examination

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

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seder

  • noun (Judaism) the ceremonial dinner on the first night (or both nights) of Passover
    Passover supper.

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grade

  • noun a body of students who are taught together
    course; class; form.
    • early morning classes are always sleepy
  • noun a relative position or degree of value in a graded group
    tier; level.
    • lumber of the highest grade

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savour

  • noun the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth
    nip; tang; flavour; savor; sapidity; smack; flavor; relish.
  • verb have flavor; taste of something
    taste; savor.

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number

  • noun the property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals
    figure.
    • he had a number of chores to do
    • the number of parameters is small
    • the figure was about a thousand
  • noun a concept of quantity involving zero and units
    • every number has a unique position in the sequence

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rank

  • noun a row or line of people (especially soldiers or police) standing abreast of one another
    • the entrance was guarded by ranks of policemen
  • noun relative status
    • his salary was determined by his rank and seniority

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system

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

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delicious

  • adjective satellite greatly pleasing or entertaining
    delightful.
    • a delightful surprise
    • the comedy was delightful
    • a delicious joke
  • noun variety of sweet eating apples

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robust

  • adjective sturdy and strong in form, constitution, or construction
    • a robust body
    • a robust perennial
  • adjective satellite marked by richness and fullness of flavor
    full-bodied; rich; racy.
    • a rich ruby port
    • full-bodied wines
    • a robust claret
    • the robust flavor of fresh-brewed coffee

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bland

  • adjective satellite lacking taste or flavor or tang
    flat; vapid; flavorless; insipid; savorless; savourless; flavourless.
    • a bland diet
    • insipid hospital food
    • flavorless supermarket tomatoes
    • vapid beer
    • vapid tea
  • adjective satellite lacking stimulating characteristics; uninteresting
    flat.
    • a bland little drama
    • a flat joke

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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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nip

  • noun a small drink of liquor
    shot.
    • he poured a shot of whiskey
  • noun (offensive slang) offensive term for a person of Japanese descent
    Jap.

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totalizer

  • noun computer that registers bets and divides the total amount bet among those who won
    totalizator; pari-mutuel machine; totaliser; totalisator.
  • noun a calculator that performs simple arithmetic functions
    totaliser; adding machine.

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harum-scarum

  • noun a reckless impetuous irresponsible person
    swashbuckler; lunatic; madcap; daredevil; hothead.
  • adjective satellite cheerfully irresponsible
    slaphappy; carefree; happy-go-lucky; devil-may-care; freewheeling.
    • carefree with his money
    • freewheeling urban youths
    • had a harum-scarum youth

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sheet

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

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guest

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

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quality

  • noun an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
    • the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare
  • noun a degree or grade of excellence or worth
    caliber; calibre.
    • the quality of students has risen
    • an executive of low caliber

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crunch

  • noun the sound of something crunching
    • he heard the crunch of footsteps on the gravel path
  • noun a critical situation that arises because of a shortage (as a shortage of time or money or resources)
    • an end-of-the year crunch
    • a financial crunch

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harum

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flavourful

  • adjective satellite full of flavor
    sapid; flavoursome; flavorsome; flavorful; saporous; flavourous; flavorous.

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jolliet

  • noun French explorer (with Jacques Marquette) of the upper Mississippi River valley (1645-1700)
    Joliet; Louis Joliet; Louis Jolliet.

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toothsome

  • adjective acceptable to the taste or mind
    palatable.
    • palatable food
    • a palatable solution to the problem
  • adjective satellite extremely pleasing to the sense of taste
    pleasant-tasting; yummy; scrumptious; delectable; delicious; luscious.

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exteroception

  • noun sensitivity to stimuli originating outside of the body

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pains

  • noun an effortful attempt to attain a goal
    strain; striving; nisus.
  • noun a symptom of some physical hurt or disorder
    hurting; pain.
    • the patient developed severe pain and distension

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cracker_crumbs

  • noun crumbs of crackers used especially for coating or thickening

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tangy

  • adjective satellite tasting sour like a lemon
    lemonlike; sourish; lemony; tart.

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bitter

  • noun English term for a dry sharp-tasting ale with strong flavor of hops (usually on draft)
  • noun the taste experience when quinine or coffee is taken into the mouth
    bitterness.

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final

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

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piquance

  • noun a tart spicy quality
    piquantness; tanginess; zest; tang; nip; piquancy.
  • noun the quality of being agreeably stimulating or mentally exciting
    piquantness; piquancy.

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season

  • noun a period of the year marked by special events or activities in some field
    • he celebrated his 10th season with the ballet company
    • she always looked forward to the avocado season
  • noun one of the natural periods into which the year is divided by the equinoxes and solstices or atmospheric conditions
    time of year.
    • the regular sequence of the seasons

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semisweet

  • adjective satellite having a taste that is a mixture of bitterness and sweetness
    bittersweet.

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pari

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sensation

  • noun an unelaborated elementary awareness of stimulation
    sense impression; sense experience; esthesis; aesthesis; sense datum.
    • a sensation of touch
  • noun someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
    mavin; champion; ace; genius; wizard; virtuoso; maven; adept; whiz; superstar; hotshot; star; whizz; wiz.

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sense_datum

  • noun an unelaborated elementary awareness of stimulation
    sense impression; sense experience; sensation; esthesis; aesthesis.
    • a sensation of touch

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wool_stapler

  • noun a dealer in wool
  • noun a person who sorts wool into different grades
    woolsorter.

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part

  • noun something determined in relation to something that includes it
    component part; portion; component; constituent.
    • he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself
    • I read a portion of the manuscript
    • the smaller component is hard to reach
    • the animal constituent of plankton
  • noun something less than the whole of a human artifact
    portion.
    • the rear part of the house
    • glue the two parts together

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push

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

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piquancy

  • noun a tart spicy quality
    piquantness; tanginess; zest; piquance; tang; nip.
  • noun the quality of being agreeably stimulating or mentally exciting
    piquantness; piquance.

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preliminary_examination

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

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gambler

  • noun a person who wagers money on the outcome of games or sporting events
  • noun someone who risks loss or injury in the hope of gain or excitement
    risk taker.

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flavourlessness

  • noun the property of having no flavor
    flavorlessness; savourlessness; tastelessness; savorlessness.

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peril

  • noun a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune
    endangerment; jeopardy; risk; hazard.
    • drinking alcohol is a health hazard
  • noun a state of danger involving risk
    riskiness.

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mild-tasting

  • adjective satellite having a mild taste

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scrumptious

  • adjective satellite extremely pleasing to the sense of taste
    pleasant-tasting; yummy; delectable; toothsome; delicious; luscious.

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toothsomeness

  • noun extreme appetizingness
    deliciousness; delectability; lusciousness.

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bitterness

  • noun a feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will
    gall; rancour; rancor; resentment.
  • noun a rough and bitter manner
    acrimony; tartness; acerbity; thorniness; jaundice.

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preparation

  • noun the activity of putting or setting in order in advance of some act or purpose
    readying.
    • preparations for the ceremony had begun
  • noun a substance prepared according to a formula
    formulation.
    • the physician prescribed a commercial preparation of the medicine

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individual

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

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savouring

  • noun taking a small amount into the mouth to test its quality
    degustation; savoring; relishing; tasting.
    • cooking was fine but it was the savoring that he enjoyed most
  • verb have flavor; taste of something
    taste; savor; savour.

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venture

  • noun any venturesome undertaking especially one with an uncertain outcome
  • noun an investment that is very risky but could yield great profits
    speculation.
    • he knew the stock was a speculation when he bought it

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bodied

  • adjective having a body or a body of a specified kind; often used in combination
    • strong-bodied
    • big-bodied
  • verb invest with or as with a body; give body to
    body; personify.

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burton

  • noun English explorer who with John Speke was the first European to explore Lake Tanganyika (1821-1890)
    Sir Richard Burton; Richard Burton; Sir Richard Francis Burton.
  • noun Welsh film actor who often co-starred with Elizabeth Taylor (1925-1984)
    Richard Burton.

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john_smith

  • noun English explorer who helped found the colony at Jamestown, Virginia; was said to have been saved by Pocahontas (1580-1631)
    Captain John Smith; Smith.

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fruity

  • adjective satellite tasting or smelling richly of or as of fruit
  • adjective satellite informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
    loco; wacky; loopy; bats; haywire; nuts; balmy; kooky; nutty; barmy; around the bend; buggy; kookie; loony; whacky; crackers; round the bend; daft; dotty; batty; cracked; bonkers.
    • it used to drive my husband balmy

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risky

  • adjective satellite involving risk or danger
    wild; hazardous.
    • skydiving is a hazardous sport
    • extremely risky going out in the tide and fog
    • a wild financial scheme
  • adjective satellite not financially safe or secure
    speculative; bad; high-risk.
    • a bad investment
    • high risk investments
    • anything that promises to pay too much can't help being risky
    • speculative business enterprises

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rag

  • noun a small piece of cloth or paper
    tatter; shred; tag; tag end.
  • noun a week at British universities during which side-shows and processions of floats are organized to raise money for charities
    rag week.

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data_processor

  • noun a machine for performing calculations automatically
    computing machine; information processing system; computing device; electronic computer; computer.

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polyp

  • noun a small vascular growth on the surface of a mucous membrane
    polypus.
  • noun one of two forms that coelenterates take (e.g. a hydra or coral): usually sedentary with a hollow cylindrical body usually with a ring of tentacles around the mouth
    • in some species of coelenterate, polyps are a phase in the life cycle that alternates with a medusoid phase

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tastiness

  • noun pleasant palatability
    pleasingness.

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miscellanea

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

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actuary

  • noun someone versed in the collection and interpretation of numerical data (especially someone who uses statistics to calculate insurance premiums)
    statistician.

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pass

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

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flavorful

  • adjective satellite full of flavor
    sapid; flavoursome; flavorsome; saporous; flavourous; flavourful; flavorous.

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mixed

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

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jurywoman

  • noun someone who serves (or waits to be called to serve) on a jury
    juryman; juror.

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canvass

  • noun the setting for a narrative or fictional or dramatic account
    canvas.
    • the crowded canvas of history
    • the movie demanded a dramatic canvas of sound
  • noun an inquiry into public opinion conducted by interviewing a random sample of people
    public opinion poll; poll; opinion poll.

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tartness

  • noun the taste experience when vinegar or lemon juice is taken into the mouth
    sour; sourness.
  • noun a sharp sour taste
    acerbity.

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speke

  • noun English explorer who with Sir Richard Burton was the first European to explore Lake Tanganyika; he also discovered Lake Victoria and named it (1827-1864)
    John Hanning Speke; John Speke.

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have

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

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flatness

  • noun the property of having two dimensions
    two-dimensionality; planeness.
  • noun a want of animation or brilliance
    • the almost self-conscious flatness of Hemingway's style

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seek

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

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modality

  • noun a classification of propositions on the basis of whether they claim necessity or possibility or impossibility
    mode.
  • noun verb inflections that express how the action or state is conceived by the speaker
    mood; mode.

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batting

  • noun (baseball) the batter's attempt to get on base
  • noun stuffing made of rolls or sheets of cotton wool or synthetic fiber
    batten.

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mountain

  • noun a land mass that projects well above its surroundings; higher than a hill
    mount.
  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; slew; 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

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mathematical_statistician

  • noun a mathematician who specializes in statistics
    statistician.

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blandness

  • noun the trait of exhibiting no personal embarrassment or concern
    • the blandness of his confession enraged the judge
  • noun lacking any distinctive or interesting taste property
    insipidness; insipidity.

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cross_section

  • noun a section created by a plane cutting a solid perpendicular to its longest axis
  • noun a sample meant to be representative of a whole population

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jaw

  • noun the part of the skull of a vertebrate that frames the mouth and holds the teeth
  • noun the bones of the skull that frame the mouth and serve to open it; the bones that hold the teeth

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instance

  • noun an occurrence of something
    case; example.
    • it was a case of bad judgment
    • another instance occurred yesterday
    • but there is always the famous example of the Smiths
  • noun an item of information that is typical of a class or group
    example; illustration; representative.
    • this patient provides a typical example of the syndrome
    • there is an example on page 10

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labour

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

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taste_property

  • noun a property appreciated via the sense of taste

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hall

  • noun an interior passage or corridor onto which rooms open
    hallway.
    • the elevators were at the end of the hall
  • noun a large entrance or reception room or area
    entrance hall; anteroom; antechamber; vestibule; foyer; lobby.

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unpalatability

  • noun the property of being unacceptable to the mouth
    unpalatableness.
  • noun the property of being unacceptable to the mind
    unpalatableness.
    • the policy's unpalatability caused an uproar

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play

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

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mountaineer

  • noun someone who climbs mountains
    mountain climber.
  • verb climb mountains for pleasure as a sport

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oral_examination

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

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robert_edwin_peary

  • noun United States Arctic explorer and United States naval officer who has been regarded as the first man to reach the North Pole (1856-1920)
    Robert Peary; Peary; Robert E. Peary.

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sir_henry_morton_stanley

  • noun Welsh journalist and explorer who led an expedition to Africa in search of David Livingstone and found him in Tanzania in 1871; he and Livingstone together tried to find the source of the Nile River (1841-1904)
    Stanley; John Rowlands; Henry M. Stanley.

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gustatory_modality

  • noun the faculty of distinguishing sweet, sour, bitter, and salty properties in the mouth
    taste; sense of taste; gustation.
    • his cold deprived him of his sense of taste

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assault

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

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cipher

  • noun a message written in a secret code
    cypher.
  • noun a mathematical element that when added to another number yields the same number
    0; zero; nought; cypher.

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mouth

  • noun the opening through which food is taken in and vocalizations emerge
    oral fissure; oral cavity; rima oris.
    • he stuffed his mouth with candy
  • noun the externally visible part of the oral cavity on the face and the system of organs surrounding the opening
    • she wiped lipstick from her mouth

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preliminary

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

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device

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

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alpha

  • noun the 1st letter of the Greek alphabet
  • noun the beginning of a series or sequence
    • the Alpha and Omega, the first and the last, the beginning and the end"--Revelations

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lewis

  • noun United States rock star singer and pianist (born in 1935)
    Jerry Lee Lewis.
  • noun United States athlete who won gold medals at the Olympics for his skill in sprinting and jumping (born in 1961)
    Frederick Carleton Lewis; Carl Lewis.

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drive

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

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salinity

  • noun the taste experience when common salt is taken into the mouth
    salt; saltiness.
  • noun the relative proportion of salt in a solution
    brininess.

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cousteau

  • noun French underwater explorer (born in 1910)
    Jacques Costeau; Jacques Yves Costeau.

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enterprise

  • noun a purposeful or industrious undertaking (especially one that requires effort or boldness)
    endeavor; endeavour.
    • he had doubts about the whole enterprise
  • noun an organization created for business ventures
    • a growing enterprise must have a bold leader

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section

  • noun a self-contained part of a larger composition (written or musical)
    subdivision.
    • he always turns first to the business section
    • the history of this work is discussed in the next section
  • noun a very thin slice (of tissue or mineral or other substance) for examination under a microscope
    • sections from the left ventricle showed diseased tissue

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quantity

  • noun how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify
    amount; measure.
  • noun an adequate or large amount
    • he had a quantity of ammunition

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impression

  • noun a vague idea in which some confidence is placed
    feeling; belief; opinion; notion.
    • his impression of her was favorable
    • what are your feelings about the crisis?
    • it strengthened my belief in his sincerity
    • I had a feeling that she was lying
  • noun an outward appearance
    effect.
    • he made a good impression
    • I wanted to create an impression of success
    • she retained that bold effect in her reproductions of the original painting

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take_chances

  • verb take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome
    risk; take a chance; hazard; chance; adventure; gamble; run a risk.
    • When you buy these stocks you are gambling

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cooking

  • noun the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat
    preparation; cookery.
    • cooking can be a great art
    • people are needed who have experience in cookery
    • he left the preparation of meals to his wife
  • verb prepare a hot meal
    cook.
    • My husband doesn't cook

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shot

  • noun the act of firing a projectile
    shooting.
    • his shooting was slow but accurate
  • noun a solid missile discharged from a firearm
    pellet.
    • the shot buzzed past his ear

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acerbic

  • adjective satellite sour or bitter in taste
    acerb; astringent.
  • adjective satellite harsh or corrosive in tone
    blistering; acrid; vitriolic; virulent; sulphurous; acerb; sulfurous; caustic; 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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chance

  • noun a possibility due to a favorable combination of circumstances
    opportunity.
    • the holiday gave us the opportunity to visit Washington
    • now is your chance
  • noun an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another
    fortune; hazard; luck.
    • bad luck caused his downfall
    • we ran into each other by pure chance

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small_indefinite_amount

  • noun an indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude
    small indefinite quantity.

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chewer

  • noun someone who chews (especially someone who chews tobacco)

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probe

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

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briny

  • noun any very large body of (salt) water
    main.
  • adjective satellite slightly salty (especially from containing a mixture of seawater and fresh water)
    brackish.
    • a brackish lagoon
    • the briny deep

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booze

  • noun an alcoholic beverage that is distilled rather than fermented
    hard drink; spirits; liquor; John Barleycorn; hard liquor; strong drink.
  • verb consume alcohol
    fuddle; drink.
    • We were up drinking all night

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wine_taster

  • noun a taster who evaluates the quality of wines

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rebuke

  • noun an act or expression of criticism and censure
    reproof; reproval; reprehension; reprimand.
    • he had to take the rebuke with a smile on his face
  • 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; reprimand; reproof; lecture; bawl out; lambaste.
    • 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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pillory

  • noun a wooden instrument of punishment on a post with holes for the wrists and neck; offenders were locked in and so exposed to public scorn
  • verb expose to ridicule or public scorn
    gibbet.

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analogue

  • noun something having the property of being analogous to something else
    parallel; analog.
  • adjective of a circuit or device having an output that is proportional to the input
    linear; analog.
    • analogue device
    • linear amplifier

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biometrics

  • noun a branch of biology that studies biological phenomena and observations by means of statistical analysis
    biostatistics; biometry.

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david_livingstone

  • noun Scottish missionary and explorer who discovered the Zambezi River and Victoria Falls (1813-1873)
    Livingstone.

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richness

  • noun the property of being extremely abundant
    profusion; cornucopia; profuseness.
    • the profusion of detail
    • the idiomatic richness of English
  • noun abundant wealth
    affluence.
    • they studied forerunners of richness or poverty
    • the richness all around unsettled him for he had expected to find poverty

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liberation

  • noun the act of liberating someone or something
    release; freeing.
  • noun the attempt to achieve equal rights or status
    • she worked for women's liberation

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score

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

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rich

  • noun people who have possessions and wealth (considered as a group)
    rich people.
    • only the very rich benefit from this legislation
  • adjective possessing material wealth
    • her father is extremely rich
    • many fond hopes are pinned on rich uncles

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spice

  • noun aromatic substances of vegetable origin used as a preservative
  • noun any of a variety of pungent aromatic vegetable substances used for flavoring food

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sop

  • noun piece of solid food for dipping in a liquid
    sops.
  • noun a concession given to mollify or placate
    • the offer was a sop to my feelings

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strong-flavored

  • adjective satellite having a strong taste

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sapid

  • adjective satellite full of flavor
    flavoursome; flavorsome; flavorful; saporous; flavourous; flavourful; flavorous.

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mixture

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

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hit

  • noun (baseball) a successful stroke in an athletic contest (especially in baseball)
    • he came all the way around on Williams' hit
  • noun the act of contacting one thing with another
    hitting; striking.
    • repeated hitting raised a large bruise
    • after three misses she finally got a hit

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quizzer

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

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underwater_diver

  • noun someone who works underwater
    frogman; diver.

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palatableness

  • noun the property of being acceptable to the mouth
    palatability.
  • noun acceptability to the mind or feelings
    palatability.
    • the pursuit of electoral palatability

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processing

  • noun preparing or putting through a prescribed procedure
    • the processing of newly arrived immigrants
    • the processing of ore to obtain minerals
  • verb subject to a process or treatment, with the aim of readying for some purpose, improving, or remedying a condition
    process; treat.
    • process cheese
    • process hair
    • treat the water so it can be drunk
    • treat the lawn with chemicals
    • treat an oil spill

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bitterish

  • adjective satellite somewhat bitter
    sharp-tasting.

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acetify

  • verb make sour or more sour
    acidify; sour; acidulate.
  • verb turn acidic
    acidify.
    • the solution acetified

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sense_impression

  • noun an unelaborated elementary awareness of stimulation
    sense experience; sensation; esthesis; aesthesis; sense datum.
    • a sensation of touch

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captain_bob

  • noun United States explorer who accompanied Peary's expedition to the North Pole and who led many other Arctic trips (1875-1946)
    Bartlett; Robert Abram Bartlett; Robert Bartlett.

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savoury

  • noun either of two aromatic herbs of the mint family
    savory.
  • noun an aromatic or spicy dish served at the end of dinner or as an hors d'oeuvre
    savory.

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plunger

  • noun someone who risks losses for the possibility of considerable gains
    speculator.
  • noun someone who dives (into water)
    diver.

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louis_joliet

  • noun French explorer (with Jacques Marquette) of the upper Mississippi River valley (1645-1700)
    Joliet; Jolliet; Louis Jolliet.

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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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full-bodied

  • adjective satellite marked by richness and fullness of flavor
    robust; rich; racy.
    • a rich ruby port
    • full-bodied wines
    • a robust claret
    • the robust flavor of fresh-brewed coffee

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palatability

  • noun the property of being acceptable to the mouth
    palatableness.
  • noun acceptability to the mind or feelings
    palatableness.
    • the pursuit of electoral palatability

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bag

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

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mackenzie

  • noun Canadian explorer (born in England) who explored the Mackenzie River and who was first to cross North America by land north of Mexico (1764-1820)
    Sir Alexander Mackenzie.
  • noun a Canadian river; flows into the Beaufort Sea
    Mackenzie River.

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question_sheet

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

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common

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

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schoolcraft

  • noun United States geologist and ethnologist and explorer who discovered the source of the Mississippi River (1793-1864)
    Henry Rowe Schoolcraft.

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grab

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

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hotness

  • noun the presence of heat
    high temperature; heat.
  • noun a state of sexual arousal
    horniness; hot pants.

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totaliser

  • noun computer that registers bets and divides the total amount bet among those who won
    totalizator; pari-mutuel machine; totalisator; totalizer.
  • noun a calculator that performs simple arithmetic functions
    adding machine; totalizer.

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squeeze_play

  • noun an aggressive attempt to compel acquiescence by the concentration or manipulation of power
    squeeze; power play.
    • she laughed at this sexual power play and walked away
  • noun a baseball play in which a runner on third base tries to score as the batter bunts the pitch

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savorlessness

  • noun the property of having no flavor
    flavorlessness; savourlessness; flavourlessness; tastelessness.

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soldier_of_fortune

  • noun a person hired to fight for another country than their own
    mercenary.

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nut

  • noun usually large hard-shelled seed
  • noun Egyptian goddess of the sky

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testing

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

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run_a_risk

  • verb take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome
    risk; take a chance; hazard; take chances; chance; adventure; gamble.
    • When you buy these stocks you are gambling

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nectarous

  • adjective satellite extremely pleasing to the taste; sweet and fragrant
    ambrosian; ambrosial.
    • a nectarous drink
    • ambrosial food

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computer

  • noun a machine for performing calculations automatically
    data processor; computing machine; information processing system; computing device; electronic computer.
  • noun an expert at calculation (or at operating calculating machines)
    calculator; estimator; figurer; reckoner.

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diver

  • noun someone who works underwater
    frogman; underwater diver.
  • noun someone who dives (into water)
    plunger.

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analog

  • noun something having the property of being analogous to something else
    analogue; parallel.
  • adjective of a circuit or device having an output that is proportional to the input
    analogue; linear.
    • analogue device
    • linear amplifier

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beta_test

  • noun (computer science) a second test of an experimental product (such as computer software) carried out by an outside organization

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sir_james_clark_ross

  • noun British explorer of the Arctic and Antarctic; located the north magnetic pole in 1831; discovered the Ross Sea in Antarctica; nephew of Sir John Ross (1800-1862)
    James Clark Ross; Ross.

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review

  • noun a new appraisal or evaluation
    reappraisal; reassessment; revaluation.
  • noun an essay or article that gives a critical evaluation (as of a book or play)
    critique; critical review; review article.

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park

  • noun a large area of land preserved in its natural state as public property
    parkland.
    • there are laws that protect the wildlife in this park
  • noun a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
    green; commons; common.
    • they went for a walk in the park

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william_clark

  • noun United States explorer who (with Meriwether Lewis) led an expedition from St. Louis to the mouth of the Columbia River; Clark was responsible for making maps of the area (1770-1838)
    Clark.

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random_sample

  • noun a sample in which every element in the population has an equal chance of being selected
  • noun a sample grabbed at random

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jacques_yves_costeau

  • noun French underwater explorer (born in 1910)
    Jacques Costeau; Cousteau.

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embroidery

  • noun elaboration of an interpretation by the use of decorative (sometimes fictitious) detail
    embellishment.
    • the mystery has been heightened by many embellishments in subsequent retellings
  • noun decorative needlework
    fancywork.

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giovanni_jacopo_casanova

  • noun an Italian adventurer who wrote vivid accounts of his sexual encounters (1725-1798)
    Casanova; Giovanni Jacopo Casanova de Seingalt; Casanova de Seingalt.

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mouthful

  • noun the quantity that can be held in the mouth
  • noun a small amount eaten or drunk
    taste.
    • take a taste--you'll like it

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exam

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

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acetum

  • noun a dilute solution of acetic acid that is used as a solvent (e.g. for a drug)
  • noun sour-tasting liquid produced usually by oxidation of the alcohol in wine or cider and used as a condiment or food preservative
    vinegar.

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comp

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

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blame

  • noun an accusation that you are responsible for some lapse or misdeed
    incrimination; inculpation.
    • his incrimination was based on my testimony
    • the police laid the blame on the driver
  • noun a reproach for some lapse or misdeed
    rap.
    • he took the blame for it
    • it was a bum rap

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mixed_bag

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

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takeover

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

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gauntlet

  • noun to offer or accept a challenge
    gantlet.
    • threw down the gauntlet
    • took up the gauntlet
  • noun a glove of armored leather; protects the hand
    metal glove; gantlet.

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take_a_dare

  • verb be dared to do something and not attempt it
  • verb be dared to do something and attempt it
    pick up the gauntlet.

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raciness

  • noun a strong odor or taste property
    bite; sharpness; pungency.
    • the pungency of mustard
    • the sulfurous bite of garlic
    • the sharpness of strange spices
    • the raciness of the wine
  • noun behavior or language bordering on indelicacy
    ribaldry; spiciness; gaminess.

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salting

  • noun the act of adding salt to food
  • verb add salt to
    salt.

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john_c._fremont

  • noun United States explorer who mapped much of the American west and Northwest (1813-1890)
    John Charles Fremont; Fremont.

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unfavorable_judgment

  • noun disapproval expressed by pointing out faults or shortcomings
    criticism.
    • the senator received severe criticism from his opponent

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gingery

  • adjective satellite having a taste like that of ginger
  • adjective satellite (used especially of hair or fur) having a bright orange-brown color
    ginger.
    • a man with gingery hair and bright blue eyes
    • a ginger kitten

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saporous

  • adjective satellite full of flavor
    sapid; flavoursome; flavorsome; flavorful; flavourous; flavourful; flavorous.

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astringence

  • noun a sharp astringent taste; the taste experience when a substance causes the mouth to pucker
    astringency.

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drug

  • noun a substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic
  • verb administer a drug to
    dose.
    • They drugged the kidnapped tourist

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astringency

  • noun a sharp astringent taste; the taste experience when a substance causes the mouth to pucker
    astringence.
  • noun the ability to contract or draw together soft body tissues to check blood flow or restrict secretion of fluids
    stypsis.

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aesthesis

  • noun an unelaborated elementary awareness of stimulation
    sense impression; sense experience; sensation; esthesis; sense datum.
    • a sensation of touch

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contribution

  • noun the part played by a person in bringing about a result
    part; share.
    • I am proud of my contribution in advancing the project
    • they all did their share of the work
  • noun a voluntary gift (as of money or service or ideas) made to some worthwhile cause
    donation.

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sir_matthew_flinders

  • noun British explorer who mapped the Australian coast (1774-1814)
    Matthew Flinders; Flinders.

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escapade

  • noun a wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful)
    risky venture; adventure; dangerous undertaking.
  • noun any carefree episode
    lark.

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piquantness

  • noun a tart spicy quality
    tanginess; zest; piquance; tang; nip; piquancy.
  • noun the quality of being agreeably stimulating or mentally exciting
    piquancy; piquance.

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sense_modality

  • noun a particular sense
    sensory system; modality.

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peary

  • noun United States Arctic explorer and United States naval officer who has been regarded as the first man to reach the North Pole (1856-1920)
    Robert Edwin Peary; Robert Peary; Robert E. Peary.

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flavorless

  • adjective satellite lacking taste or flavor or tang
    flat; vapid; insipid; savorless; savourless; bland; flavourless.
    • a bland diet
    • insipid hospital food
    • flavorless supermarket tomatoes
    • vapid beer
    • vapid tea

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flavorsome

  • adjective satellite full of flavor
    sapid; flavoursome; flavorful; saporous; flavourous; flavourful; flavorous.

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savourlessness

  • noun the property of having no flavor
    flavorlessness; flavourlessness; tastelessness; savorlessness.

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sweet

  • noun a dish served as the last course of a meal
    dessert; afters.
  • noun English phonetician; one of the founders of modern phonetics (1845-1912)
    Henry Sweet.

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risk_taker

  • noun someone who risks loss or injury in the hope of gain or excitement
    gambler.

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jacques_costeau

  • noun French underwater explorer (born in 1910)
    Cousteau; Jacques Yves Costeau.

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cross-sectional

  • adjective of or relating to a cross section
    • a cross-sectional slice
  • adjective satellite representing a plane made by cutting across something at right angles to its length
    cross-section.
    • cross-section views of the neck

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foray

  • noun a sudden short attack
    maraud; raid.
  • noun an initial attempt (especially outside your usual areas of competence)
    • scientists' forays into politics

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bougainville

  • noun French explorer who circumnavigated the globe accompanied by scientists (1729-1811)
    Louis Antoine de Bougainville.
  • noun the largest of the Solomon Islands; a province of Papua New Guinea

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endeavor

  • noun a purposeful or industrious undertaking (especially one that requires effort or boldness)
    endeavour; enterprise.
    • he had doubts about the whole enterprise
  • noun earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something
    try; effort; attempt; endeavour.
    • made an effort to cover all the reading material
    • wished him luck in his endeavor
    • she gave it a good try

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indefinite

  • adjective vague or not clearly defined or stated
    • must you be so indefinite?
    • amorphous blots of color having vague and indefinite edges
    • he would not answer so indefinite a proposal
  • adjective satellite not decided or not known
    • were indefinite about their plans
    • plans are indefinite

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acrid

  • adjective satellite strong and sharp
    pungent.
    • the pungent taste of radishes
    • the acrid smell of burning rubber
  • adjective satellite harsh or corrosive in tone
    blistering; acerbic; vitriolic; virulent; sulphurous; acerb; sulfurous; caustic; 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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flavourless

  • adjective satellite lacking taste or flavor or tang
    flat; vapid; flavorless; insipid; savorless; savourless; bland.
    • a bland diet
    • insipid hospital food
    • flavorless supermarket tomatoes
    • vapid beer
    • vapid tea

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seasoner

  • noun a cook who uses seasonings
    • the cook is a light seasoner
  • noun something added to food primarily for the savor it imparts
    flavoring; flavouring; seasoning; flavorer; flavourer.

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sugariness

  • noun the taste experience when sugar dissolves in the mouth
    sweet; sweetness.
  • noun the sweetness of sugar

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consumptive

  • noun a person with pulmonary tuberculosis
    lunger; tubercular.
  • adjective tending to consume or use often wastefully
    • water suitable for beneficial consumptive uses
    • duties consumptive of time and energy
    • consumptive fires

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mark

  • noun a number or letter indicating quality (especially of a student's performance)
    grade; score.
    • she made good marks in algebra
    • grade A milk
    • what was your score on your homework?
  • noun a distinguishing symbol
    marker; marking.
    • the owner's mark was on all the sheep

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quid

  • noun the basic unit of money in Great Britain and Northern Ireland; equal to 100 pence
    British pound sterling; pound sterling; pound; British pound.
  • noun something for something; that which a party receives (or is promised) in return for something he does or gives or promises
    quid pro quo.

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peppery

  • adjective satellite having the piquant burning taste of peppers
    • corn chips with peppery salsa

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treat

  • noun something considered choice to eat
    goody; kickshaw; delicacy; dainty.
  • noun an occurrence that causes special pleasure or delight

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tug

  • noun a sudden abrupt pull
    jerk.
  • noun a powerful small boat designed to pull or push larger ships
    tugboat; tower; towboat.

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grab_sample

  • noun a single sample or measurement taken at a specific time or over as short a period as feasible

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website

  • noun a computer connected to the internet that maintains a series of web pages on the World Wide Web
    web site; internet site; site.
    • the Israeli web site was damaged by hostile hackers

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referee

  • noun (sports) the chief official (as in boxing or American football) who is expected to ensure fair play
    ref.
  • noun someone who reads manuscripts and judges their suitability for publication
    reviewer; reader.

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vinegar

  • noun sour-tasting liquid produced usually by oxidation of the alcohol in wine or cider and used as a condiment or food preservative
    acetum.
  • noun dilute acetic acid

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entrance_exam

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

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sampler

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

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analog_computer

  • noun a computer that represents information by variable quantities (e.g., positions or voltages)
    analogue computer.

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representative

  • noun a person who represents others
  • noun an advocate who represents someone else's policy or purpose
    spokesperson; interpreter; voice.
    • the meeting was attended by spokespersons for all the major organs of government

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try_out

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

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snipe

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

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richard_burton

  • noun English explorer who with John Speke was the first European to explore Lake Tanganyika (1821-1890)
    Burton; Sir Richard Burton; Sir Richard Francis Burton.
  • noun Welsh film actor who often co-starred with Elizabeth Taylor (1925-1984)
    Burton.

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cypher

  • noun a mathematical element that when added to another number yields the same number
    0; zero; nought; cipher.
  • noun a quantity of no importance
    aught; zip; nil; nada; zero; nix; cipher; zilch; goose egg; zippo; nothing; naught; null.
    • it looked like nothing I had ever seen before
    • reduced to nil all the work we had done
    • we racked up a pathetic goose egg
    • it was all for naught
    • I didn't hear zilch about it

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crumb

  • noun a very small quantity of something
    • he gave only a crumb of information about his plans
    • there were few crumbs of comfort in the report
  • noun a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible
    git; stinker; so-and-so; scum bag; rat; rotter; puke; dirty dog; bum; skunk; stinkpot; lowlife.
    • only a rotter would do that
    • kill the rat
    • throw the bum out
    • you cowardly little pukes!
    • the British call a contemptible person a `git'

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zooid

  • noun one of the distinct individuals forming a colonial animal such as a bryozoan or hydrozoan

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vapid

  • adjective satellite lacking taste or flavor or tang
    flat; flavorless; insipid; savorless; savourless; bland; flavourless.
    • a bland diet
    • insipid hospital food
    • flavorless supermarket tomatoes
    • vapid beer
    • vapid tea
  • adjective satellite lacking significance or liveliness or spirit or zest
    • a vapid conversation
    • a vapid smile
    • a bunch of vapid schoolgirls

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tang

  • noun a tart spicy quality
    piquantness; tanginess; zest; piquance; nip; piquancy.
  • noun the imperial dynasty of China from 618 to 907
    Tang dynasty.

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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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spelunker

  • noun a person who explores caves
    spelaeologist; speleologist; potholer.

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cracker

  • noun a thin crisp wafer made of flour and water with or without leavening and shortening; unsweetened or semisweet
  • noun a poor White person in the southern United States
    redneck.

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cabot

  • noun son of John Cabot who was born in Italy and who led an English expedition in search of the Northwest Passage and a Spanish expedition that explored the La Plata region of Brazil; in 1544 he published a map of the world (1476-1557)
    Sebastian Cabot.
  • noun Italian explorer who led the English expedition in 1497 that discovered the mainland of North America and explored the coast from Nova Scotia to Newfoundland (ca. 1450-1498)
    John Cabot; Giovanni Cabato.

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value

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

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speculator

  • noun someone who makes conjectures without knowing the facts
  • noun someone who risks losses for the possibility of considerable gains
    plunger.

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literary_criticism

  • noun a written evaluation of a work of literature
    criticism.
  • noun the informed analysis and evaluation of literature
    lit crit.

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speleologist

  • noun a person who explores caves
    spelaeologist; spelunker; potholer.

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argonaut

  • noun someone engaged in a dangerous but potentially rewarding adventure
  • noun (Greek mythology) one of the heroes who sailed with Jason in search of the Golden Fleece

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study

  • noun a detailed critical inspection
    survey.
  • noun applying the mind to learning and understanding a subject (especially by reading)
    work.
    • mastering a second language requires a lot of work
    • no schools offer graduate study in interior design

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mistake

  • noun a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention
    fault; error.
    • he made a bad mistake
    • she was quick to point out my errors
    • I could understand his English in spite of his grammatical faults
  • noun an understanding of something that is not correct
    misunderstanding; misapprehension.
    • he wasn't going to admit his mistake
    • make no mistake about his intentions
    • there must be some misunderstanding--I don't have a sister

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takeover_attempt

  • noun an attempt to take control of a corporation

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louis_jolliet

  • noun French explorer (with Jacques Marquette) of the upper Mississippi River valley (1645-1700)
    Joliet; Jolliet; Louis Joliet.

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examiner

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

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smorgasbord

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

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adventurer

  • noun a person who enjoys taking risks
    venturer.
  • noun someone who travels into little known regions (especially for some scientific purpose)
    explorer.

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sectional

  • noun a piece of furniture made up of sections that can be arranged individually or together
  • adjective relating to or based upon a section (i.e. as if cut through by an intersecting plane)
    • a sectional view
    • sectional drawings

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it

  • noun the branch of engineering that deals with the use of computers and telecommunications to retrieve and store and transmit information
    information technology.

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strain

  • noun (physics) deformation of a physical body under the action of applied forces
  • noun difficulty that causes worry or emotional tension
    stress.
    • she endured the stresses and strains of life
    • he presided over the economy during the period of the greatest stress and danger"- R.J.Samuelson

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cordova

  • noun Spanish explorer who discovered Yucatan (1475-1526)
    Francisco Fernandez de Cordova; Francisco Fernandez Cordoba; Cordoba.
  • noun a city in southern Spain; center of Moorish culture
    Cordoba.

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saline

  • noun an isotonic solution of sodium chloride and distilled water
    saline solution.
  • adjective satellite containing salt
    • a saline substance
    • salty tears

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madcap

  • noun a reckless impetuous irresponsible person
    harum-scarum; swashbuckler; lunatic; daredevil; hothead.
  • adjective satellite characterized by undue haste and lack of thought or deliberation; (`brainish' is archaic)
    impetuous; brainish; tearaway; impulsive; hotheaded.
    • a hotheaded decision
    • liable to such impulsive acts as hugging strangers
    • an impetuous display of spending and gambling
    • madcap escapades

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soldier

  • noun an enlisted man or woman who serves in an army
    • the soldiers stood at attention
  • noun a wingless sterile ant or termite having a large head and powerful jaws adapted for defending the colony

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balloon

  • noun large tough nonrigid bag filled with gas or heated air
  • noun small thin inflatable rubber bag with narrow neck

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nisus

  • noun an effortful attempt to attain a goal
    strain; striving; pains.

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give_it_a_whirl

  • verb try
    give it a try.
    • let's give it a whirl!

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cross

  • noun a wooden structure consisting of an upright post with a transverse piece
  • noun a marking that consists of lines that cross each other
    crisscross; mark.

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acerbity

  • noun a sharp bitterness
  • noun a sharp sour taste
    tartness.

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gustatory_sensation

  • noun the sensation that results when taste buds in the tongue and throat convey information about the chemical composition of a soluble stimulus
    taste; taste sensation; gustatory perception; taste perception.
    • the candy left him with a bad taste
    • the melon had a delicious taste

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common_salt

  • noun a white crystalline solid consisting mainly of sodium chloride (NaCl)
    sodium chloride.
  • noun white crystalline form of especially sodium chloride used to season and preserve food
    salt; table salt.

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attack

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

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sops

  • noun piece of solid food for dipping in a liquid
    sop.
  • noun piece of solid food for dipping in a liquid
    sop.

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finish

  • noun a decorative texture or appearance of a surface (or the substance that gives it that appearance)
    finishing; coating.
    • the boat had a metallic finish
    • he applied a coat of a clear finish
    • when the finish is too thin it is difficult to apply evenly
  • noun the temporal end; the concluding time
    last; finis; finale; close; stopping point; conclusion.
    • the stopping point of each round was signaled by a bell
    • the market was up at the finish
    • they were playing better at the close of the season

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saltiness

  • noun language or humor that is down-to-earth
    coarseness.
    • the saltiness of their language was inappropriate
    • self-parody and saltiness riddled their core genre
  • noun the taste experience when common salt is taken into the mouth
    salt; salinity.

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comprehensive

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

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drink

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

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munch

  • noun a large bite
    • he tried to talk between munches on the sandwich
  • noun Norwegian painter (1863-1944)
    Edvard Munch.

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totalizator

  • noun computer that registers bets and divides the total amount bet among those who won
    pari-mutuel machine; totaliser; totalisator; totalizer.

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censure

  • noun harsh criticism or disapproval
    animadversion.
  • noun the state of being excommunicated
    exclusion; excommunication.

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champlain

  • noun French explorer in Nova Scotia who established a settlement on the site of modern Quebec (1567-1635)
    Samuel de Champlain.
  • noun a lake in northeastern New York, northwestern Vermont and southern Quebec; site of many battles in the French and Indian War and in the American Revolution and in the War of 1812
    Lake Champlain.

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fruit

  • noun the ripened reproductive body of a seed plant
  • noun an amount of a product
    yield.

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viva_voce

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

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supper

  • noun a light evening meal; served in early evening if dinner is at midday or served late in the evening at bedtime
  • noun a social gathering where a light evening meal is served
    • her suppers often included celebrities

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striving

  • noun an effortful attempt to attain a goal
    strain; pains; nisus.
  • verb attempt by employing effort
    endeavor; endeavour; strive.
    • we endeavor to make our customers happy

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lemon

  • noun yellow oval fruit with juicy acidic flesh
  • noun a strong yellow color
    lemon yellow; maize; gamboge.

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assortment

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

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judgment

  • noun an opinion formed by judging something
    judgement; mind.
    • he was reluctant to make his judgment known
    • she changed her mind
  • noun the act of judging or assessing a person or situation or event
    judgement; assessment.
    • they criticized my judgment of the contestants

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kund_johan_victor_rasmussen

  • noun Danish ethnologist and Arctic explorer; led expeditions into the Arctic to find support for his theory that Eskimos and North American Indians originally migrated from Asia (1879-1933)
    Rasmussen.

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identity

  • noun the distinct personality of an individual regarded as a persisting entity
    personal identity; individuality.
    • you can lose your identity when you join the army
  • noun the individual characteristics by which a thing or person is recognized or known
    • geneticists only recently discovered the identity of the gene that causes it
    • it was too dark to determine his identity
    • she guessed the identity of his lover

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degust

  • verb taste with relish
    • degust this wonderful soup

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identicalness

  • noun exact sameness
    indistinguishability; identity.
    • they shared an identity of interests

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field_test

  • noun a test of the performance of some new product under the conditions in which it will be used
    field trial.

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delectable

  • adjective satellite extremely pleasing to the sense of taste
    pleasant-tasting; yummy; scrumptious; toothsome; delicious; luscious.
  • adjective satellite capable of arousing desire
    sexually attractive.
    • the delectable Miss Haynes

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game

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

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person

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

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turing_machine

  • noun a hypothetical computer with an infinitely long memory tape

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client

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

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miscellany

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

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sensing

  • noun the perception that something has occurred or some state exists
    detection.
    • early detection can often lead to a cure
  • noun becoming aware of something via the senses
    perception.

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robert_falcon_scott

  • noun English explorer who reached the South Pole just a month after Amundsen; he and his party died on the return journey (1868-1912)
    Robert Scott; Scott.

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insipidity

  • noun extreme dullness; lacking spirit or interest
    dreariness; insipidness; boringness.
  • noun lacking any distinctive or interesting taste property
    blandness; insipidness.

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stake

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

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endeavour

  • noun a purposeful or industrious undertaking (especially one that requires effort or boldness)
    endeavor; enterprise.
    • he had doubts about the whole enterprise
  • noun earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something
    try; effort; endeavor; attempt.
    • made an effort to cover all the reading material
    • wished him luck in his endeavor
    • she gave it a good try

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biostatistics

  • noun a branch of biology that studies biological phenomena and observations by means of statistical analysis
    biometrics; biometry.

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morsel

  • noun a small quantity of anything
    • a morsel of paper was all he needed
  • noun a small amount of solid food; a mouthful
    bit; bite.
    • all they had left was a bit of bread

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adventuress

  • noun a woman adventurer
  • verb take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome
    risk; take a chance; hazard; take chances; chance; adventure; gamble; run a risk.
    • When you buy these stocks you are gambling

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touch

  • noun the event of something coming in contact with the body
    touching.
    • he longed for the touch of her hand
    • the cooling touch of the night air
  • noun the faculty by which external objects or forces are perceived through contact with the body (especially the hands)
    sense of touch; touch modality; skin senses; cutaneous senses.
    • only sight and touch enable us to locate objects in the space around us

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reviewer

  • noun someone who reads manuscripts and judges their suitability for publication
    referee; reader.
  • noun a writer who reports and analyzes events of the day
    commentator.

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flavor

  • noun the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people
    flavour; look; feel; tone; feeling; smell; spirit.
    • the feel of the city excited him
    • a clergyman improved the tone of the meeting
    • it had the smell of treason
  • noun the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth
    nip; tang; flavour; savor; savour; sapidity; smack; relish.

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pick_up_the_gauntlet

  • verb be dared to do something and attempt it
    take a dare.

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discipline

  • noun a branch of knowledge
    subject field; field of study; study; subject area; field; bailiwick; subject.
    • in what discipline is his doctorate?
    • teachers should be well trained in their subject
    • anthropology is the study of human beings
  • noun a system of rules of conduct or method of practice;
    • he quickly learned the discipline of prison routine
    • for such a plan to work requires discipline

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web

  • noun an intricate network suggesting something that was formed by weaving or interweaving
    • the trees cast a delicate web of shadows over the lawn
  • noun an intricate trap that entangles or ensnares its victim
    entanglement.

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sir_richard_francis_burton

  • noun English explorer who with John Speke was the first European to explore Lake Tanganyika (1821-1890)
    Burton; Sir Richard Burton; Richard Burton.

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taste-tester

  • noun someone who samples food or drink for its quality
    sampler; taster; taste tester.

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cud

  • noun food of a ruminant regurgitated to be chewed again
    rechewed food.
  • noun a wad of something chewable as tobacco
    plug; chew; wad; quid; chaw.

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otto_neumann_sverdrup

  • noun Norwegian explorer who led expeditions into the Arctic (1855-1930)
    Sverdrup.

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crack

  • noun a long narrow opening
    crevice; cleft; scissure; fissure.
  • noun a narrow opening
    gap.
    • he opened the window a crack

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reproof

  • noun an act or expression of criticism and censure
    reproval; reprehension; rebuke; reprimand.
    • he had to take the rebuke with a smile on his face
  • 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; lecture; bawl out; lambaste.
    • 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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strive

  • verb attempt by employing effort
    endeavor; endeavour.
    • we endeavor to make our customers happy
  • verb to exert much effort or energy
    strain; reach.
    • straining our ears to hear

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fancywork

  • noun decorative needlework
    embroidery.

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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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oral_exam

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

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savoriness

  • noun having an appetizing flavor
    flavoursomeness; flavorsomeness.

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savoring

  • noun taking a small amount into the mouth to test its quality
    degustation; relishing; savouring; tasting.
    • cooking was fine but it was the savoring that he enjoyed most
  • verb derive or receive pleasure from; get enjoyment from; take pleasure in
    enjoy; savor; savour; bask; relish.
    • She relished her fame and basked in her glory

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lay_on_the_line

  • verb expose to a chance of loss or damage
    put on the line; risk.
    • We risked losing a lot of money in this venture
    • Why risk your life?
    • She laid her job on the line when she told the boss that he was wrong

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bid

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

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astringent

  • noun a drug that causes contraction of body tissues and canals
    astringent drug; styptic.
  • adjective satellite sour or bitter in taste
    acerb; acerbic.

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vino

  • noun fermented juice (of grapes especially)
    wine.

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midterm_exam

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

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have_a_go

  • verb make an attempt at something
    give it a try.
    • I never sat on a horse before but I'll give it a go

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robert_peary

  • noun United States Arctic explorer and United States naval officer who has been regarded as the first man to reach the North Pole (1856-1920)
    Robert Edwin Peary; Peary; Robert E. Peary.

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lemonlike

  • adjective satellite tasting sour like a lemon
    tangy; sourish; lemony; tart.

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bit

  • noun a small piece or quantity of something
    spot.
    • a spot of tea
    • a bit of paper
    • a bit of lint
    • I gave him a bit of my mind
  • noun a small fragment of something broken off from the whole
    fleck; chip; flake; scrap.
    • a bit of rock caught him in the eye

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supping

  • noun ingestion of liquid food with a spoon or by drinking
  • verb take solid or liquid food into the mouth a little at a time either by drinking or by eating with a spoon
    sup.

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dare

  • noun a challenge to do something dangerous or foolhardy
    daring.
    • he could never refuse a dare
  • verb take upon oneself; act presumptuously, without permission
    make bold; presume.
    • How dare you call my lawyer?

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litmus_test

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

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knock

  • noun the sound of knocking (as on a door or in an engine or bearing)
    knocking.
    • the knocking grew louder
  • noun negative criticism
    roast.

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pari-mutuel_machine

  • noun computer that registers bets and divides the total amount bet among those who won
    totalizator; totaliser; totalisator; totalizer.

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fortune

  • noun an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another
    chance; hazard; luck.
    • bad luck caused his downfall
    • we ran into each other by pure chance
  • noun a large amount of wealth or prosperity

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flavoring

  • noun something added to food primarily for the savor it imparts
    seasoner; flavouring; seasoning; flavorer; flavourer.
  • verb lend flavor to
    season; flavor; flavour.
    • Season the chicken breast after roasting it

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server

  • noun a person whose occupation is to serve at table (as in a restaurant)
    waiter.
  • noun (court games) the player who serves to start a point

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henry_m._stanley

  • noun Welsh journalist and explorer who led an expedition to Africa in search of David Livingstone and found him in Tanzania in 1871; he and Livingstone together tried to find the source of the Nile River (1841-1904)
    Stanley; John Rowlands; Sir Henry Morton Stanley.

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power_play

  • noun an aggressive attempt to compel acquiescence by the concentration or manipulation of power
    squeeze play; squeeze.
    • she laughed at this sexual power play and walked away
  • noun a play in which there is a concentration of players in one location on the field of play
    • they used a power play to return the kickoff

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appetizingness

  • noun the property of stimulating the appetite
    appetisingness.

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undertaking

  • noun any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted
    project; task; labor.
    • he prepared for great undertakings
  • noun the trade of a funeral director

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tart

  • noun a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money
    fancy woman; woman of the street; working girl; bawd; sporting lady; cocotte; lady of pleasure; prostitute; harlot; cyprian; whore.
  • noun a small open pie with a fruit filling

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mathematical

  • adjective of or pertaining to or of the nature of mathematics
    • a mathematical textbook
    • slide rules and other mathematical instruments
    • a mathematical solution to a problem
    • mathematical proof
  • adjective relating to or having ability to think in or work with numbers
    numerical.
    • tests for rating numerical aptitude
    • a mathematical whiz

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robert_e._peary

  • noun United States Arctic explorer and United States naval officer who has been regarded as the first man to reach the North Pole (1856-1920)
    Robert Edwin Peary; Robert Peary; Peary.

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pack

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

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taste_perception

  • noun the sensation that results when taste buds in the tongue and throat convey information about the chemical composition of a soluble stimulus
    taste; gustatory sensation; taste sensation; gustatory perception.
    • the candy left him with a bad taste
    • the melon had a delicious taste

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table

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

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critique

  • noun an essay or article that gives a critical evaluation (as of a book or play)
    critical review; review; review article.
  • noun a serious examination and judgment of something
    criticism.
    • constructive criticism is always appreciated

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home

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

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indistinguishability

  • noun exact sameness
    identicalness; identity.
    • they shared an identity of interests

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meriwether_lewis

  • noun United States explorer and soldier who lead led an expedition from St. Louis to the mouth of the Columbia River (1774-1809)
    Lewis.

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electronic_computer

  • noun a machine for performing calculations automatically
    data processor; computing machine; information processing system; computing device; computer.

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gustatorial

  • adjective of or relating to gustation
    gustative; gustatory.

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savage

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

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mastication

  • noun biting and grinding food in your mouth so it becomes soft enough to swallow
    manduction; chew; chewing.

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mumble

  • noun a soft indistinct utterance
  • verb talk indistinctly; usually in a low voice
    mussitate; maunder; mutter.

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best

  • noun the supreme effort one can make
    • they did their best
  • noun the person who is most outstanding or excellent; someone who tops all others
    topper.
    • he could beat the best of them

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flounder

  • noun flesh of any of various American and European flatfish
  • noun any of various European and non-European marine flatfish

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charles_francis_hall

  • noun United States explorer who led three expeditions to the Arctic (1821-1871)
    Hall.

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gustative

  • adjective of or relating to gustation
    gustatorial; gustatory.

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preliminary_exam

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

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pepper

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

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eating

  • noun the act of consuming food
    feeding.
  • verb take in solid food
    eat.
    • She was eating a banana
    • What did you eat for dinner last night?

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scientific

  • adjective of or relating to the practice of science
    • scientific journals
  • adjective conforming with the principles or methods used in science
    • a scientific approach

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power

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

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statistician

  • noun a mathematician who specializes in statistics
    mathematical statistician.
  • noun someone versed in the collection and interpretation of numerical data (especially someone who uses statistics to calculate insurance premiums)
    actuary.

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pleasant-tasting

  • adjective satellite extremely pleasing to the sense of taste
    yummy; scrumptious; delectable; toothsome; delicious; luscious.

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illustration

  • noun artwork that helps make something clear or attractive
  • noun showing by example
    exemplification.

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stem

  • noun (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed
    root word; radical; theme; base; root.
    • thematic vowels are part of the stem
  • noun a slender or elongated structure that supports a plant or fungus or a plant part or plant organ
    stalk.

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host

  • noun a person who invites guests to a social event (such as a party in his or her own home) and who is responsible for them while they are there
  • noun a vast multitude
    legion; horde.

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stanley

  • noun United States inventor who built a steam-powered automobile (1849-1918)
    Francis Edgar Stanley.
  • noun Welsh journalist and explorer who led an expedition to Africa in search of David Livingstone and found him in Tanzania in 1871; he and Livingstone together tried to find the source of the Nile River (1841-1904)
    John Rowlands; Sir Henry Morton Stanley; Henry M. Stanley.

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give_it_a_try

  • verb try
    give it a whirl.
    • let's give it a whirl!
  • verb make an attempt at something
    have a go.
    • I never sat on a horse before but I'll give it a go

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acid-tasting

  • adjective satellite having a sour acidic taste
    sour-tasting.

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sense_of_taste

  • noun the faculty of distinguishing sweet, sour, bitter, and salty properties in the mouth
    taste; gustation; gustatory modality.
    • his cold deprived him of his sense of taste

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panel

  • noun sheet that forms a distinct (usually flat and rectangular) section or component of something
  • noun a committee appointed to judge a competition
    jury.

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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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on

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

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richard_evelyn_byrd

  • noun explorer and United States naval officer; led expeditions to explore Antarctica (1888-1957)
    Admiral Byrd; Byrd; Richard E. Byrd.

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cowboy

  • noun a hired hand who tends cattle and performs other duties on horseback
    puncher; cowherd; cowpuncher; cowpoke; cattleman; cowman; cowhand.
  • noun a performer who gives exhibitions of riding and roping and bulldogging
    rodeo rider.

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goody

  • noun something considered choice to eat
    kickshaw; delicacy; treat; dainty.

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sourish

  • adjective satellite tasting sour like a lemon
    tangy; lemonlike; lemony; tart.

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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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beta

  • noun the 2nd letter of the Greek alphabet
  • noun beets
    genus Beta.

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lusciousness

  • noun extreme appetizingness
    toothsomeness; deliciousness; delectability.

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relish

  • noun vigorous and enthusiastic enjoyment
    zestfulness; gusto; zest.
  • noun spicy or savory condiment

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range

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

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plus

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

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frobisher

  • noun English explorer who led an expedition in search of the Northwest Passage to the orient; served under Drake and helped defeat the Spanish Armada (1535-1594)
    Sir Martin Frobisher.

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casanova_de_seingalt

  • noun an Italian adventurer who wrote vivid accounts of his sexual encounters (1725-1798)
    Casanova; Giovanni Jacopo Casanova de Seingalt; Giovanni Jacopo Casanova.

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curry

  • noun (East Indian cookery) a pungent dish of vegetables or meats flavored with curry powder and usually eaten with rice
  • verb season with a mixture of spices; typical of Indian cooking

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predictor

  • noun someone who makes predictions of the future (usually on the basis of special knowledge)
    forecaster; soothsayer; prognosticator.
  • noun information that supports a probabilistic estimate of future events
    • the weekly bulletin contains several predictors of mutual fund performance

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road

  • noun an open way (generally public) for travel or transportation
    route.
  • noun a way or means to achieve something
    • the road to fame

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final_exam

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

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pungency

  • noun wit having a sharp and caustic quality
    bite.
    • he commented with typical pungency
    • the bite of satire
  • noun a strong odor or taste property
    bite; sharpness; raciness.
    • the pungency of mustard
    • the sulfurous bite of garlic
    • the sharpness of strange spices
    • the raciness of the wine

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tanginess

  • noun a tart spicy quality
    piquantness; zest; piquance; tang; nip; piquancy.

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coupon

  • noun a negotiable certificate that can be detached and redeemed as needed
    voucher.
  • noun a test sample of some substance

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float

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

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sharpness

  • noun a quick and penetrating intelligence
    keenness; acuteness; acuity.
    • he argued with great acuteness
    • I admired the keenness of his mind
  • noun the attribute of urgency in tone of voice
    edge.
    • his voice had an edge to it

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litmus

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

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assess

  • verb evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of
    evaluate; measure; value; valuate; appraise.
    • I will have the family jewels appraised by a professional
    • access all the factors when taking a risk
  • noun the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
    bum; seat; 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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peppercorn

  • noun pungent seasoning from the berry of the common pepper plant of East India; use whole or ground
    pepper.

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ambrosia

  • noun a mixture of nectar and pollen prepared by worker bees and fed to larvae
    beebread.
  • noun any of numerous chiefly North American weedy plants constituting the genus Ambrosia that produce highly allergenic pollen responsible for much hay fever and asthma
    bitterweed; ragweed.

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champ

  • noun someone who has won first place in a competition
    champion; title-holder.
  • verb chafe at the bit, like horses

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vizcaino

  • noun Spanish explorer who was the first European to explore the California coast (1550-1615)
    Sebastian Vizcaino.

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comprehensive_examination

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

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quiz

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

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sebastian_vizcaino

  • noun Spanish explorer who was the first European to explore the California coast (1550-1615)
    Vizcaino.

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statistics

  • noun a branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters
  • noun a datum that can be represented numerically
    statistic.

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sense_experience

  • noun an unelaborated elementary awareness of stimulation
    sense impression; sensation; esthesis; aesthesis; sense datum.
    • a sensation of touch

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tasting

  • noun a small amount (especially of food or wine)
  • noun a kind of sensing; distinguishing substances by means of the taste buds
    taste.
    • a wine tasting

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wad

  • noun a small mass of soft material
    • he used a wad of cotton to wipe the counter
  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; slew; mountain; deal; 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

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question

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

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fight

  • noun a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war
    battle; engagement; conflict.
    • Grant won a decisive victory in the battle of Chickamauga
    • he lost his romantic ideas about war when he got into a real engagement
  • noun the act of fighting; any contest or struggle
    scrap; combat; fighting.
    • a fight broke out at the hockey game
    • there was fighting in the streets
    • the unhappy couple got into a terrible scrap

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hothead

  • noun a belligerent grouch
    fire-eater.
  • noun a reckless impetuous irresponsible person
    harum-scarum; swashbuckler; lunatic; madcap; daredevil.

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risky_venture

  • noun a wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful)
    escapade; adventure; dangerous undertaking.

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bartlett

  • noun United States explorer who accompanied Peary's expedition to the North Pole and who led many other Arctic trips (1875-1946)
    Robert Abram Bartlett; Captain Bob; Robert Bartlett.
  • noun United States publisher and editor who compiled a book of familiar quotations (1820-1905)
    John Bartlett.

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spelaeologist

  • noun a person who explores caves
    spelunker; speleologist; potholer.

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relishing

  • noun taking a small amount into the mouth to test its quality
    degustation; savoring; savouring; tasting.
    • cooking was fine but it was the savoring that he enjoyed most
  • verb derive or receive pleasure from; get enjoyment from; take pleasure in
    enjoy; savor; savour; bask; relish.
    • She relished her fame and basked in her glory

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potpourri

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

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salmagundi

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

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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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11-plus

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

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matthew_flinders

  • noun British explorer who mapped the Australian coast (1774-1814)
    Flinders; Sir Matthew Flinders.

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gustatory_perception

  • noun the sensation that results when taste buds in the tongue and throat convey information about the chemical composition of a soluble stimulus
    taste; gustatory sensation; taste sensation; taste perception.
    • the candy left him with a bad taste
    • the melon had a delicious taste

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authenticator

  • noun one who determines authenticity (as of works of art) or who guarantees validity
    appraiser.

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exam_paper

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

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tripos

  • noun final honors degree examinations at Cambridge University

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line

  • noun a formation of people or things one beside another
    • the line of soldiers advanced with their bayonets fixed
    • they were arrayed in line of battle
    • the cast stood in line for the curtain call
  • noun a mark that is long relative to its width
    • He drew a line on the chart

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squeeze

  • noun the act of gripping and pressing firmly
    squeezing.
    • he gave her cheek a playful squeeze
  • noun a state in which there is a short supply of cash to lend to businesses and consumers and interest rates are high
    liquidity crisis; credit crunch.

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viva

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

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flavour

  • noun the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people
    look; feel; tone; flavor; feeling; smell; spirit.
    • the feel of the city excited him
    • a clergyman improved the tone of the meeting
    • it had the smell of treason
  • noun (physics) the six kinds of quarks
    flavor.

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tastelessness

  • noun the property of having no flavor
    flavorlessness; savourlessness; flavourlessness; savorlessness.
  • noun inelegance indicated by a lack of good taste

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dangerous

  • adjective involving or causing danger or risk; liable to hurt or harm
    unsafe.
    • a dangerous criminal
    • a dangerous bridge
    • unemployment reached dangerous proportions
  • adjective satellite causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm
    grievous; life-threatening; severe; serious; grave.
    • a dangerous operation
    • a grave situation
    • a grave illness
    • grievous bodily harm
    • a serious wound
    • a serious turn of events
    • a severe case of pneumonia
    • a life-threatening disease

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up

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

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field_trial

  • noun a test of the performance of some new product under the conditions in which it will be used
    field test.
  • noun a contest between gun dogs to determine their proficiency in pointing and retrieving

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reprimand

  • noun an act or expression of criticism and censure
    reproof; reproval; reprehension; rebuke.
    • he had to take the rebuke with a smile on his face
  • verb rebuke formally
    criminate; censure.

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site

  • noun the piece of land on which something is located (or is to be located)
    land site.
    • a good site for the school
  • noun physical position in relation to the surroundings
    situation.
    • the sites are determined by highly specific sequences of nucleotides

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amundsen

  • noun Norwegian explorer who was the first to traverse the Northwest Passage and in 1911 the first to reach the South Pole (1872-1928)
    Roald Amundsen.

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flavoursome

  • adjective satellite full of flavor
    sapid; flavorsome; flavorful; saporous; flavourous; flavourful; flavorous.

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scanner

  • noun someone who scans verse to determine the number and prosodic value of the syllables
  • noun an electronic device that generates a digital representation of an image for data input to a computer
    digital scanner; image scanner.

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acidity

  • noun the property of being acidic
    sour; sourness.
  • noun the taste experience when something acidic is taken into the mouth
    acidulousness.

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computing

  • noun the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
    computer science.
  • noun the procedure of calculating; determining something by mathematical or logical methods
    calculation; computation.

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taste

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

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sir_richard_burton

  • noun English explorer who with John Speke was the first European to explore Lake Tanganyika (1821-1890)
    Burton; Richard Burton; Sir Richard Francis Burton.

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essayer

  • noun one who tries
    trier; attempter.

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examine

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

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tasty

  • adjective pleasing to the sense of taste
    • a tasty morsel

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chaw

  • noun a wad of something chewable as tobacco
    plug; chew; wad; quid; cud.
  • verb chew without swallowing
    • chaw tobacco

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potholer

  • noun a person who explores caves
    spelaeologist; spelunker; speleologist.

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taster

  • noun someone who samples food or drink for its quality
    sampler; taste tester; taste-tester.

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fill

  • noun a quantity sufficient to satisfy
    • he ate his fill of potatoes
    • she had heard her fill of gossip
  • noun any material that fills a space or container
    filling.
    • there was not enough fill for the trench

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delectability

  • noun extreme appetizingness
    toothsomeness; deliciousness; lusciousness.

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variety

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

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ambrosian

  • adjective satellite extremely pleasing to the taste; sweet and fragrant
    ambrosial; nectarous.
    • a nectarous drink
    • ambrosial food
  • adjective of or by or relating to Saint Ambrose
    • Ambrosian chants

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ambrosial

  • adjective satellite extremely pleasing to the taste; sweet and fragrant
    ambrosian; nectarous.
    • a nectarous drink
    • ambrosial food
  • adjective satellite worthy of the gods
    ambrosian.

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number_cruncher

  • noun someone able to perform complex and lengthy calculations
  • noun a computer capable of performing a large number of mathematical operations per second

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field

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

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luscious

  • adjective satellite having strong sexual appeal
    toothsome; red-hot; juicy; voluptuous.
    • juicy barmaids
    • a red-hot mama
    • a voluptuous woman
    • a toothsome blonde in a tight dress
  • adjective satellite extremely pleasing to the sense of taste
    pleasant-tasting; yummy; scrumptious; delectable; toothsome; delicious.

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mungo_park

  • noun Scottish explorer in Africa (1771-1806)
    Park.

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underwater

  • adjective satellite beneath the surface of the water
    submersed; submerged.
    • submerged rocks
  • adjective satellite growing or remaining under water
    subaquatic; subaqueous; submersed; submerged.
    • viewing subaqueous fauna from a glass-bottomed boat
    • submerged leaves

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field-test

  • verb test something under the conditions under which it will actually be used
    • The Army field tested the new tanks

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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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ross

  • noun Scottish explorer who led Arctic expeditions that yielded geographic discoveries while searching for the Northwest Passage (1777-1856)
    Sir John Ross; John Ross.
  • noun British explorer of the Arctic and Antarctic; located the north magnetic pole in 1831; discovered the Ross Sea in Antarctica; nephew of Sir John Ross (1800-1862)
    James Clark Ross; Sir James Clark Ross.

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gustatory

  • adjective of or relating to gustation
    gustative; gustatorial.

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node

  • noun a connecting point at which several lines come together
  • noun any thickened enlargement
    knob; thickening.

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table_salt

  • noun white crystalline form of especially sodium chloride used to season and preserve food
    common salt; salt.

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insipidness

  • noun extreme dullness; lacking spirit or interest
    dreariness; boringness; insipidity.
  • noun lacking any distinctive or interesting taste property
    blandness; insipidity.

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bundle

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

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chance

  • noun a possibility due to a favorable combination of circumstances
    opportunity.
    • the holiday gave us the opportunity to visit Washington
    • now is your chance
  • noun an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another
    fortune; hazard; luck.
    • bad luck caused his downfall
    • we ran into each other by pure chance

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mountain_climber

  • noun someone who climbs mountains
    mountaineer.

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stab

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

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trial_run

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

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flavorlessness

  • noun the property of having no flavor
    savourlessness; flavourlessness; tastelessness; savorlessness.