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measure_out

  • verb determine the measurements of something or somebody, take measurements of
    mensurate; measure.
    • Measure the length of the wall

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angulation

  • noun the precise measurement of angles
  • noun the act of making angulate (having corners)

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time_interval

  • noun a definite length of time marked off by two instants
    interval.

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rod

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

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administrative_official

  • noun an official of a bureaucracy
    bureaucrat.

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value-added_tax

  • noun a tax levied on the difference between a commodity's price before taxes and its cost of production
    ad valorem tax; VAT.

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degressive

  • adjective satellite going down by steps
  • adjective satellite (of taxes) gradually decreasing in rate on sums below a certain amount

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charge

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

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valuator

  • noun one who estimates officially the worth or value or quality of things
    appraiser.

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national_income

  • noun the total value of all income in a nation (wages and profits and interest and rents and pension payments) during a given period (usually 1 yr)

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worth

  • noun an indefinite quantity of something having a specified value
    • 10 dollars worth of gasoline
  • noun the quality that renders something desirable or valuable or useful

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protective

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

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death_duty

  • noun a tax on the estate of the deceased person
    death tax; estate tax; inheritance tax.

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fat

  • noun a soft greasy substance occurring in organic tissue and consisting of a mixture of lipids (mostly triglycerides)
    • pizza has too much fat
  • noun a kind of body tissue containing stored fat that serves as a source of energy; it also cushions and insulates vital organs
    fatty tissue; adipose tissue.
    • fatty tissue protected them from the severe cold

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minute

  • noun a unit of time equal to 60 seconds or 1/60th of an hour
    min.
    • he ran a 4 minute mile
  • noun an indefinitely short time
    moment; bit; mo; second.
    • wait just a moment
    • in a mo
    • it only takes a minute
    • in just a bit

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level

  • noun a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality
    grade; degree.
    • a moderate grade of intelligence
    • a high level of care is required
    • it is all a matter of degree
  • noun a relative position or degree of value in a graded group
    grade; tier.
    • lumber of the highest grade

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deficient

  • adjective satellite inadequate in amount or degree
    wanting; lacking.
    • a deficient education
    • deficient in common sense
    • lacking in stamina
    • tested and found wanting
  • adjective of a quantity not able to fulfill a need or requirement
    insufficient.
    • insufficient funds

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triangulate

  • verb divide into triangles or give a triangular form to
    • triangulate the piece of cardboard
  • verb measure by using trigonometry
    • triangulate the angle

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laud

  • verb praise, glorify, or honor
    exalt; glorify; extol; proclaim.
    • extol the virtues of one's children
    • glorify one's spouse's cooking

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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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pass_judgment

  • verb form a critical opinion of
    judge; evaluate.
    • I cannot judge some works of modern art
    • How do you evaluate this grant proposal?" "We shouldn't pass judgment on other people

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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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anticipative

  • adjective satellite marked by eager anticipation
    anticipant; expectant.
    • an expectant hush

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calculable

  • adjective capable of being calculated or estimated
    • a calculable risk
    • calculable odds

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insignificant

  • adjective satellite not worthy of notice
    undistinguished.
  • adjective satellite signifying nothing
    • insignificant sounds

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direct

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

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likely

  • adjective has a good chance of being the case or of coming about
    • these services are likely to be available to us all before long
    • she is likely to forget
    • a likely place for a restaurant
    • the broken limb is likely to fall
    • rain is likely
    • a likely topic for investigation
    • likely candidates for the job
  • adjective likely but not certain to be or become true or real
    probable.
    • a likely result
    • he foresaw a probable loss

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cost

  • noun the total spent for goods or services including money and time and labor
  • noun the property of having material worth (often indicated by the amount of money something would bring if sold)
    price; monetary value.
    • the fluctuating monetary value of gold and silver
    • he puts a high price on his services
    • he couldn't calculate the cost of the collection

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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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poll

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

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subordinate

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

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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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blue

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

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viscosimetric

  • adjective of or relating to the measurement of viscosity
    viscometric.

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capitation

  • noun a tax levied on the basis of a fixed amount per person

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mensurate

  • verb determine the measurements of something or somebody, take measurements of
    measure out; measure.
    • Measure the length of the wall

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suspect

  • noun someone who is under suspicion
  • noun a person or institution against whom an action is brought in a court of law; the person being sued or accused
    defendant.

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capital

  • noun assets available for use in the production of further assets
    working capital.
  • noun wealth in the form of money or property owned by a person or business and human resources of economic value

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numeral

  • noun a symbol used to represent a number
    number.
    • he learned to write the numerals before he went to school
  • adjective of or relating to or denoting numbers
    numerical; numeric.
    • a numeral adjective

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supporting

  • noun the act of bearing the weight of or strengthening
    support.
    • he leaned against the wall for support
  • verb give moral or psychological support, aid, or courage to
    support; back up.
    • She supported him during the illness
    • Her children always backed her up

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mensuration

  • noun the act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule
    measuring; measure; measurement.
    • the measurements were carefully done
    • his mental measurings proved remarkably accurate

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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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modular

  • adjective satellite constructed with standardized units or dimensions allowing flexibility and variety in use
    • modular furniture
    • modular homes

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active

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

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standard

  • noun a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated
    measure; criterion; touchstone.
    • the schools comply with federal standards
    • they set the measure for all subsequent work
  • noun the ideal in terms of which something can be judged
    criterion.
    • they live by the standards of their community

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magnetisation

  • noun the extent or degree to which something is magnetized
    magnetization.
  • noun the process that makes a substance magnetic (temporarily or permanently)
    magnetization; magnetic induction.

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time_unit

  • noun a unit for measuring time periods
    unit of time.

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kudos

  • noun an expression of approval and commendation
    congratulations; extolment; praise.
    • he always appreciated praise for his work

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appraisal

  • noun the classification of someone or something with respect to its worth
    assessment.
  • noun a document appraising the value of something (as for insurance or taxation)
    estimate; estimation.

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sales_tax

  • noun a tax based on the cost of the item purchased and collected directly from the buyer
    nuisance tax.

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point_in_time

  • noun an instant of time
    point.
    • at that point I had to leave

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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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priceless

  • adjective satellite having incalculable monetary, intellectual, or spiritual worth
    invaluable.

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commendable

  • adjective satellite worthy of high praise
    applaudable; praiseworthy; laudable.
    • applaudable efforts to save the environment
    • a commendable sense of purpose
    • laudable motives of improving housing conditions
    • a significant and praiseworthy increase in computer intelligence
  • adverb in an admirable manner
    admirably; laudably; praiseworthily.
    • the children's responses were admirably normal

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eulogise

  • verb praise formally and eloquently
    eulogize.
    • The dead woman was eulogized at the funeral

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pavage

  • noun a tax toward paving streets
  • noun the act of applying paving materials to an area
    paving.

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cordage

  • noun the amount of wood in an area as measured in cords
  • noun the ropes in the rigging of a ship

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plumb

  • noun the metal bob of a plumb line
    plummet; plumb bob.
  • verb measure the depth of something

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total

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

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market

  • noun the world of commercial activity where goods and services are bought and sold
    market place; marketplace.
    • without competition there would be no market
    • they were driven from the marketplace
  • noun the customers for a particular product or service
    • before they publish any book they try to determine the size of the market for it

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superordinate

  • noun one of greater rank or station or quality
    superior; higher-up.
  • noun a word that is more generic than a given word
    hypernym; superordinate word.

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wanted

  • adjective desired or wished for or sought
    • couldn't keep her eyes off the wanted toy
    • a wanted criminal
    • a wanted poster
  • verb feel or have a desire for; want strongly
    desire; want.
    • I want to go home now
    • I want my own room

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discriminative

  • adjective satellite capable of making fine distinctions
    discriminatory.
  • adjective satellite expressing careful judgment
    judicial.
    • discriminative censure
    • a biography ...appreciative and yet judicial in purpose"-Tyler Dennett

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puff_up

  • verb make larger or distend
    • The estimates were puffed up
  • verb to swell or cause to enlarge, "Her faced puffed up from the drugs"
    puff; blow up; puff out.
    • puffed out chests

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internal_revenue

  • noun government revenue from domestic sources (excluding customs)

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cherished

  • adjective satellite characterized by feeling or showing fond affection for
    wanted; treasured; precious.
    • a cherished friend
    • children are precious
    • a treasured heirloom
    • so good to feel wanted
  • verb be fond of; be attached to
    treasure; hold dear; care for; cherish.

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fica

  • noun a tax on employees and employers that is used to fund the Social Security system

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recommend

  • verb push for something
    urge; advocate.
    • The travel agent recommended strongly that we not travel on Thanksgiving Day
  • verb express a good opinion of
    commend.

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gross_domestic_product

  • noun the measure of an economy adopted by the United States in 1991; the total market values of goods and services produced by workers and capital within a nation's borders during a given period (usually 1 year)
    GDP.

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assessment

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

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assessor

  • noun an official who evaluates property for the purpose of taxing it
    tax assessor.

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pencil

  • noun a thin cylindrical pointed writing implement; a rod of marking substance encased in wood
  • noun graphite (or a similar substance) used in such a way as to be a medium of communication
    • the words were scribbled in pencil
    • this artist's favorite medium is pencil

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assessable

  • adjective satellite capable of being assessed especially for the purpose of taxation
  • adjective satellite capable of being considered carefully
    • the assessable qualities of art

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approving

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

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stick

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

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tariff

  • noun a government tax on imports or exports
    duty.
    • they signed a treaty to lower duties on trade between their countries
  • verb charge a tariff
    • tariff imported goods

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octane_number

  • noun a measure of the antiknock properties of gasoline
    octane rating.

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quantized

  • adjective of or relating to a quantum or capable of existing in only one of two states
    quantal.
  • verb approximate (a signal varying continuously in amplitude) by one whose amplitude is restricted to a prescribed set of discrete values
    quantize; quantise.

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pretend

  • noun the enactment of a pretense
    make-believe.
    • it was just pretend
  • verb make believe with the intent to deceive
    affect; feign; dissemble; sham.
    • He feigned that he was ill
    • He shammed a headache

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gasoline

  • noun a volatile flammable mixture of hydrocarbons (hexane and heptane and octane etc.) derived from petroleum; used mainly as a fuel in internal-combustion engines
    gasolene; gas; petrol.

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extolment

  • noun an expression of approval and commendation
    congratulations; kudos; praise.
    • he always appreciated praise for his work

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valorem

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unit_of_time

  • noun a unit for measuring time periods
    time unit.

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valuer

  • noun someone who assesses the monetary worth of possessions

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praise

  • noun an expression of approval and commendation
    congratulations; kudos; extolment.
    • he always appreciated praise for his work
  • noun offering words of homage as an act of worship
    • they sang a hymn of praise to God

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meet

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

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estimated_tax

  • noun income tax paid periodically on income that is not subject to withholding taxes; based on the taxpayer's predicted tax liability

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proof

  • noun any factual evidence that helps to establish the truth of something
    cogent evidence.
    • if you have any proof for what you say, now is the time to produce it
  • noun a formal series of statements showing that if one thing is true something else necessarily follows from it

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death_tax

  • noun a tax on the estate of the deceased person
    death duty; estate tax; inheritance tax.

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estate

  • noun everything you own; all of your assets (whether real property or personal property) and liabilities
  • noun extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use
    land; demesne; landed estate; acres.
    • the family owned a large estate on Long Island

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tax

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

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expectant

  • adjective satellite marked by eager anticipation
    anticipant; anticipative.
    • an expectant hush
  • adjective satellite in an advanced stage of pregnancy
    heavy; great; with child; gravid; big; enceinte; large.
    • was big with child
    • was great with child

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high

  • noun a lofty level or position or degree
    • summer temperatures reached an all-time high
  • noun an air mass of higher than normal pressure
    • the east coast benefits from a Bermuda high

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nonexempt

  • adjective (of goods or funds) subject to taxation
    taxable.
    • taxable income
    • nonexempt property
  • adjective (of persons) not exempt from an obligation or liability

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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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reappraisal

  • noun a new appraisal or evaluation
    review; reassessment; revaluation.

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voider

  • noun an official who can invalidate or nullify
    invalidator; nullifier.
    • my bank check was voided and I wanted to know who the invalidator was
  • noun a person who defecates
    defecator; shitter.

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hidden_tax

  • noun a tax paid unwittingly by the consumer (such as ad valorem taxes)

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provincial

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) an official in charge of an ecclesiastical province acting under the superior general of a religious order
    • the general of the Jesuits receives monthly reports from the provincials
  • noun a country person
    bucolic; peasant.

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productive

  • adjective producing or capable of producing (especially abundantly)
    • productive farmland
    • his productive years
    • a productive collaboration
  • adjective having the ability to produce or originate
    generative.
    • generative power
    • generative forces

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supertax

  • noun an additional tax on certain kinds of income that has already been taxed
    surtax.

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inheritance

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

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chemical

  • noun material produced by or used in a reaction involving changes in atoms or molecules
    chemical substance.
  • adjective relating to or used in chemistry
    chemic.
    • chemical engineer
    • chemical balance

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actinometrical

  • adjective of or related to actinometry
    actinometric.

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direct_tax

  • noun a tax paid directly by the person or organization on whom it is levied

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stock

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

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levy

  • noun a charge imposed and collected
  • noun the act of drafting into military service
    levy en masse.

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thermometric

  • adjective of or relating to thermometry
    • helium gas was the thermometric fluid

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mess

  • noun a state of confusion and disorderliness
    messiness; muss; mussiness.
    • the house was a mess
    • she smoothed the mussiness of the bed
  • noun informal terms for a difficult situation
    kettle of fish; fix; muddle; jam; hole; pickle.
    • he got into a terrible fix
    • he made a muddle of his marriage

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praiseworthy

  • adjective satellite worthy of high praise
    commendable; applaudable; laudable.
    • applaudable efforts to save the environment
    • a commendable sense of purpose
    • laudable motives of improving housing conditions
    • a significant and praiseworthy increase in computer intelligence

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customs

  • noun money collected under a tariff
    custom; impost; customs duty.
  • noun accepted or habitual practice
    usage; usance; custom.

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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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of_import

  • adjective of great significance or value
    important.
    • important people
    • the important questions of the day

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appraise

  • verb evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of
    evaluate; measure; value; assess; valuate.
    • I will have the family jewels appraised by a professional
    • access all the factors when taking a risk
  • verb consider in a comprehensive way
    survey.
    • He appraised the situation carefully before acting

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tax_revenue

  • noun government income due to taxation
    taxation; tax income; revenue.

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actinometry

  • noun measuring the intensity of electromagnetic radiation (especially of the sun's rays)

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departure

  • noun the act of departing
    going away; going; leaving.
  • noun a variation that deviates from the standard or norm
    deviation; difference; divergence.
    • the deviation from the mean

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fundamental

  • noun any factor that could be considered important to the understanding of a particular business
    • fundamentals include a company's growth, revenues, earnings, management, and capital structure
  • noun the lowest tone of a harmonic series
    first harmonic; fundamental frequency.

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plumbing

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

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playing

  • noun the act of playing a musical instrument
  • noun the action of taking part in a game or sport or other recreation

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algometric

  • adjective of or related to algometry
    algometrical.

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algometry

  • noun measuring sensitivity to pain or pressure

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poll_tax

  • noun a tax of a fixed amount per person and payable as a requirement for the right to vote

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meter

  • noun the basic unit of length adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites (approximately 1.094 yards)
    m; metre.
  • noun any of various measuring instruments for measuring a quantity

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plausive

  • adjective satellite expressing or manifesting praise or approval
    approbative; affirmative; approbatory; approving.
    • approbative criticism
    • an affirmative nod

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activating

  • noun the activity of causing to have energy and be active
    energizing; activation.
  • verb put in motion or move to act
    activate; touch off; trigger off; actuate; set off; trigger; spark off; spark; trip.
    • trigger a reaction
    • actuate the circuits

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scoring

  • noun evaluation of performance by assigning a grade or score
    marking; grading.
    • what he disliked about teaching was all the grading he had to do
  • verb gain points in a game
    rack up; tally; score; hit.
    • The home team scored many times
    • He hit a home run
    • He hit .300 in the past season

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fit

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

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land_tax

  • noun a capital tax on property imposed by municipalities; based on the estimated value of the property
    property tax.

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vat

  • noun a tax levied on the difference between a commodity's price before taxes and its cost of production
    value-added tax; ad valorem tax.
  • noun a large open vessel for holding or storing liquids
    tub.

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hidden

  • adjective satellite not accessible to view
    out of sight; concealed.
    • concealed (or hidden) damage
    • in stormy weather the stars are out of sight
  • verb prevent from being seen or discovered
    conceal; hide.
    • Muslim women hide their faces
    • hide the money

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then

  • noun that time; that moment
    • we will arrive before then
    • we were friends from then on
  • adjective satellite at a specific prior time
    • the then president

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glorify

  • verb praise, glorify, or honor
    exalt; extol; laud; proclaim.
    • extol the virtues of one's children
    • glorify one's spouse's cooking
  • verb bestow glory upon
    • The victory over the enemy glorified the Republic

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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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scaling

  • noun the act of arranging in a graduated series
    grading.
  • noun act of measuring or arranging or adjusting according to a scale

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progressive_tax

  • noun any tax in which the rate increases as the amount subject to taxation increases
    graduated tax.

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excise_tax

  • noun a tax that is measured by the amount of business done (not on property or income from real estate)
    excise.

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acid_test

  • noun a rigorous or crucial appraisal

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audiometry

  • noun the measurement of hearing
    audiology.
  • noun measuring sensitivity of hearing

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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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market_value

  • noun the price at which buyers and sellers trade the item in an open marketplace
    market price.

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edit

  • verb prepare for publication or presentation by correcting, revising, or adapting
    redact.
    • Edit a book on lexical semantics
    • she edited the letters of the politician so as to omit the most personal passages
  • verb supervise the publication of
    • The same family has been editing the influential newspaper for almost 100 years

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rateability

  • noun the state of being liable to assessment or taxation
    ratability.

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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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photometry

  • noun measurement of the properties of light (especially luminous intensity)

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bond

  • noun an electrical force linking atoms
    chemical bond.
  • noun a certificate of debt (usually interest-bearing or discounted) that is issued by a government or corporation in order to raise money; the issuer is required to pay a fixed sum annually until maturity and then a fixed sum to repay the principal
    bond certificate.

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mental

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

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ascribable

  • adjective satellite capable of being assigned or credited to
    imputable; due; referable.
    • punctuation errors ascribable to careless proofreading
    • the cancellation of the concert was due to the rain
    • the oversight was not imputable to him

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product

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

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measurement

  • noun the act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule
    measuring; mensuration; measure.
    • the measurements were carefully done
    • his mental measurings proved remarkably accurate

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quantum

  • noun a discrete amount of something that is analogous to the quantities in quantum theory
  • noun (physics) the smallest discrete quantity of some physical property that a system can possess (according to quantum theory)

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special

  • noun a special offering (usually temporary and at a reduced price) that is featured in advertising
    • they are having a special on pork chops
  • noun a dish or meal given prominence in e.g. a restaurant

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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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praiseful

  • adjective satellite full of or giving praise
    praising; laudatory.
    • a laudatory remark

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estate_tax

  • noun a tax on the estate of the deceased person
    death tax; death duty; inheritance tax.

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quantify

  • verb use as a quantifier
  • verb express as a number or measure or quantity
    measure.
    • Can you quantify your results?

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crucial

  • adjective of extreme importance; vital to the resolution of a crisis
    important.
    • a crucial moment in his career
    • a crucial election
    • a crucial issue for women
  • adjective satellite having crucial relevance
    • crucial to the case
    • relevant testimony

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gradation

  • noun relative position in a graded series
    step.
    • always a step behind
    • subtle gradations in color
    • keep in step with the fashions
  • noun a degree of ablaut
    grade.

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content

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

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acting

  • noun the performance of a part or role in a drama
    performing; playacting; playing.
  • verb perform an action, or work out or perform (an action)
    move; act.
    • think before you act
    • We must move quickly
    • The governor should act on the new energy bill
    • The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel

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nominal

  • noun a phrase that can function as the subject or object of a verb
    nominal phrase; noun phrase.
  • adjective relating to or constituting or bearing or giving a name
    • the Russian system of nominal brevity
    • a nominal lists of priests
    • taxable males as revealed by the nominal rolls

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evaluation

  • noun act of ascertaining or fixing the value or worth of
    rating.
  • noun an appraisal of the value of something
    valuation; rating.
    • he set a high valuation on friendship

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salute

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

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standardisation

  • noun the condition in which a standard has been successfully established
    standardization.
    • standardization of nuts and bolts had saved industry millions of dollars
  • noun the imposition of standards or regulations
    normalization; normalisation; standardization.
    • a committee was appointed to recommend terminological standardization

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rateable

  • adjective satellite liable to payment of locally assessed property taxes
    ratable.
    • the ratable value of property

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mourning

  • noun state of sorrow over the death or departure of a loved one
    bereavement.
  • noun the passionate and demonstrative activity of expressing grief
    lamentation.

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pelvimetry

  • noun measurement of the dimensions of the bony birth canal (to determine whether vaginal birth is possible)

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bathymetry

  • noun measuring the depths of the oceans
    plumbing.

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estimate

  • noun an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth
    approximation; estimation; idea.
    • an estimate of what it would cost
    • a rough idea how long it would take
  • noun a judgment of the qualities of something or somebody
    estimation.
    • many factors are involved in any estimate of human life
    • in my estimation the boy is innocent

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underevaluation

  • noun an appraisal that underestimates the value of something

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beginning

  • noun the event consisting of the start of something
    • the beginning of the war
  • noun the time at which something is supposed to begin
    outset; get-go; showtime; starting time; kickoff; start; offset; commencement; first.
    • they got an early start
    • she knew from the get-go that he was the man for her

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positioning

  • noun the act of putting something in a certain place
    emplacement; placement; location; position; locating.
  • verb cause to be in an appropriate place, state, or relation
    position.

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blue-pencil

  • verb cut or eliminate
    edit; delete.
    • she edited the juiciest scenes

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unexcused

  • adjective satellite not excused
    • too many unexcused absences

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impost

  • noun money collected under a tariff
    custom; customs duty; customs.
  • noun the lowest stone in an arch -- from which it springs
    springer.

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first

  • noun the first or highest in an ordering or series
    number one.
    • He wanted to be the first
  • noun the first element in a countable series
    number 1; number one.
    • the first of the month

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arterial

  • adjective of or involving or contained in the arteries
    • arterial disease
    • the arterial system
    • arterial blood

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probability

  • noun a measure of how likely it is that some event will occur; a number expressing the ratio of favorable cases to the whole number of cases possible
    chance.
    • the probability that an unbiased coin will fall with the head up is 0.5
  • noun the quality of being probable; a probable event or the most probable event
    • for a while mutiny seemed a probability
    • going by past experience there was a high probability that the visitors were lost

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revenue

  • noun the entire amount of income before any deductions are made
    gross; receipts.
  • noun government income due to taxation
    tax revenue; taxation; tax income.

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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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radical

  • noun (chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule
    chemical group; group.
  • noun an atom or group of atoms with at least one unpaired electron; in the body it is usually an oxygen molecule that has lost an electron and will stabilize itself by stealing an electron from a nearby molecule
    free radical.
    • in the body free radicals are high-energy particles that ricochet wildly and damage cells

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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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approximate

  • verb be close or similar
    come close.
    • Her results approximate my own
  • verb judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time)
    judge; estimate; guess; gauge.
    • I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds

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anthropometrical

  • adjective of or relating to anthropometry
    anthropometric.

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fundamental_measure

  • noun one of the four quantities that are the basis of systems of measurement
    fundamental quantity.

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densitometry

  • noun measuring the optical density of a substance by shining light on it and measuring its transmission

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size

  • noun the physical magnitude of something (how big it is)
    • a wolf is about the size of a large dog
  • noun the property resulting from being one of a series of graduated measurements (as of clothing)
    • he wears a size 13 shoe

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guess

  • noun a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence
    conjecture; supposition; surmisal; hypothesis; speculation; surmise.
  • noun an estimate based on little or no information
    guesswork; dead reckoning; shot; guessing.

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lister

  • noun assessor who makes out the tax lists
  • noun English surgeon who was the first to use antiseptics (1827-1912)
    Joseph Lister; Baron Lister.

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tonometry

  • noun the measurement of intraocular pressure by determining the amount of force needed to make a slight indentation in the cornea

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indefinite_quantity

  • noun an estimated quantity

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leading

  • noun thin strip of metal used to separate lines of type in printing
    lead.
  • noun the activity of leading
    leadership.
    • his leadership inspired the team

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tax_income

  • noun government income due to taxation
    tax revenue; taxation; revenue.

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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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regulation

  • noun an authoritative rule
    ordinance.
  • noun a principle or condition that customarily governs behavior
    rule.
    • it was his rule to take a walk before breakfast
    • short haircuts were the regulation

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intermediate

  • noun a substance formed during a chemical process before the desired product is obtained
  • verb act between parties with a view to reconciling differences
    mediate; liaise; intercede; arbitrate.
    • He interceded in the family dispute
    • He mediated a settlement

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rates

  • noun a local tax on property (usually used in the plural)
  • noun a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit
    rate.
    • they traveled at a rate of 55 miles per hour
    • the rate of change was faster than expected

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hypothetical

  • noun a hypothetical possibility, circumstance, statement, proposal, situation, etc.
    • consider the following, just as a hypothetical
  • adjective satellite based primarily on surmise rather than adequate evidence
    conjectural; supposititious; suppositious; suppositional; supposed; hypothetic; divinatory.
    • theories about the extinction of dinosaurs are still highly conjectural
    • the supposed reason for his absence
    • suppositious reconstructions of dead languages
    • hypothetical situation

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nuisance_tax

  • noun a tax based on the cost of the item purchased and collected directly from the buyer
    sales tax.

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measuring_stick

  • noun measuring instrument having a sequence of marks at regular intervals; used as a reference in making measurements
    measuring rod; measure.

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reprobate

  • noun a person without moral scruples
    miscreant.
  • verb reject (documents) as invalid

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treasured

  • adjective satellite characterized by feeling or showing fond affection for
    cherished; wanted; precious.
    • a cherished friend
    • children are precious
    • a treasured heirloom
    • so good to feel wanted
  • verb hold dear
    treasure; appreciate; prize; value.
    • I prize these old photographs

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transfer_tax

  • noun any tax levied on the passing of title to property

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gift_tax

  • noun a tax imposed on transfers of property by gift during the lifetime of the giver

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period_of_play

  • noun (in games or plays or other performances) the time during which play proceeds
    playing period; play.
    • rain stopped play in the 4th inning

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measurable

  • adjective capable of being measured
    mensurable.
    • measurable depths
  • adjective satellite of distinguished importance
    • a measurable figure in literature

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critical_appraisal

  • noun an appraisal based on careful analytical evaluation
    critical analysis.

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dosimetry

  • noun measuring the dose of radiation emitted by a radioactive source

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radioactive_dating

  • noun measurement of the amount of radioactive material (usually carbon 14) that an object contains; can be used to estimate the age of the object

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taxable

  • adjective (of goods or funds) subject to taxation
    nonexempt.
    • taxable income
    • nonexempt property

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thermogravimetric

  • adjective of or relating to thermal hydrometry
    thermohydrometric.

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congratulatory

  • adjective satellite expressive of sympathetic pleasure or joy on account of someone's success or good fortune
    gratulatory.
    • a congratulatory telegram
    • the usual congratulatory crowd was conspicuously absent
    • a gratulatory address

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rejective

  • adjective rejecting or tending to reject
    • rejective or overcritical attitudes of disappointed parents

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arterial_blood_gases

  • noun measurement of the pH level and the oxygen and carbon dioxide concentrations in arterial blood; important in diagnosis of many respiratory diseases

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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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advertize

  • verb make publicity for; try to sell (a product)
    push; advertise; promote.
    • The salesman is aggressively pushing the new computer model
    • The company is heavily advertizing their new laptops
  • verb call attention to
    publicise; advertise; publicize.
    • Please don't advertise the fact that he has AIDS

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acceptant

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

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revenue_tariff

  • noun a tariff imposed to raise revenue

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supposed

  • adjective satellite required or under orders
    • I'm supposed to be there at ten
    • he was supposed to go to the store
  • verb express a supposition
    say; suppose.
    • Let us say that he did not tell the truth
    • Let's say you had a lot of money--what would you do?

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standardised

  • adjective satellite brought into conformity with a standard
    standardized.
    • standardized education
  • verb evaluate by comparing with a standard
    standardise; standardize.

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hypothetic

  • adjective satellite based primarily on surmise rather than adequate evidence
    conjectural; supposititious; suppositious; suppositional; supposed; hypothetical; divinatory.
    • theories about the extinction of dinosaurs are still highly conjectural
    • the supposed reason for his absence
    • suppositious reconstructions of dead languages
    • hypothetical situation

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conjectural

  • adjective satellite based primarily on surmise rather than adequate evidence
    supposititious; suppositious; suppositional; supposed; hypothetical; hypothetic; divinatory.
    • theories about the extinction of dinosaurs are still highly conjectural
    • the supposed reason for his absence
    • suppositious reconstructions of dead languages
    • hypothetical situation

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octroi

  • noun a tax on various goods brought into a town

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stamp_tax

  • noun a tax collected by requiring a stamp to be purchased and attached (usually on documents or publications)
    stamp duty.

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affirmative

  • noun a reply of affirmation
    • he answered in the affirmative
  • adjective affirming or giving assent
    affirmatory.
    • an affirmative decision
    • affirmative votes

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degressive_tax

  • noun any tax in which the rate decreases as the amount subject to taxation increases

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critical_analysis

  • noun an appraisal based on careful analytical evaluation
    critical appraisal.

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algometrical

  • adjective of or related to algometry
    algometric.

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null

  • noun a quantity of no importance
    cypher; aught; zip; nil; nada; zero; nix; cipher; zilch; goose egg; zippo; nothing; naught.
    • 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
  • adjective satellite lacking any legal or binding force
    void.
    • null and void

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praising

  • adjective satellite full of or giving praise
    praiseful; laudatory.
    • a laudatory remark
  • verb express approval of
    praise.
    • The parents praised their children for their academic performance

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estimate

  • noun an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth
    approximation; estimation; idea.
    • an estimate of what it would cost
    • a rough idea how long it would take
  • noun a judgment of the qualities of something or somebody
    estimation.
    • many factors are involved in any estimate of human life
    • in my estimation the boy is innocent

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invaluableness

  • noun the positive quality of being precious and beyond value
    pricelessness; preciousness; valuableness.

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bathymetrical

  • adjective of or relating to measurements of the depths of oceans or lakes
    bathymetric.

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revenue_enhancement

  • noun charge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government
    taxation; tax.

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internal

  • adjective happening or arising or located within some limits or especially surface
    • internal organs
    • internal mechanism of a toy
    • internal party maneuvering
  • adjective satellite occurring within an institution or community
    intragroup.
    • intragroup squabbling within the corporation

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tonnage_duty

  • noun a tax imposed on ships that enter the US; based on the tonnage of the ship
    tunnage; tonnage.

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taxation

  • noun charge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government
    revenue enhancement; tax.
  • noun government income due to taxation
    tax revenue; tax income; revenue.

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foetometry

  • noun measurement of a fetus (especially the diameter of the head)
    fetometry.

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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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add

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

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infliction

  • noun the act of imposing something (as a tax or an embargo)
    imposition.
  • noun an act causing pain or damage

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discerning

  • adjective having or revealing keen insight and good judgment
    • a discerning critic
    • a discerning reader
  • verb detect with the senses
    recognize; spot; make out; tell apart; recognise; distinguish; pick out; discern.
    • The fleeing convicts were picked out of the darkness by the watchful prison guards
    • I can't make out the faces in this photograph

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gradatory

  • adjective satellite taking place by degrees
    graduated; gradational.

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anemography

  • noun recording anemometrical measurements

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tax_assessment

  • noun the value set on taxable property

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regular

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

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pricy

  • adjective satellite having a high price
    dear; pricey; high-priced; costly.
    • costly jewelry
    • high-priced merchandise
    • much too dear for my pocketbook
    • a pricey restaurant

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nuisance

  • noun (law) a broad legal concept including anything that disturbs the reasonable use of your property or endangers life and health or is offensive
  • noun a bothersome annoying person
    pain in the neck; pain.
    • that kid is a terrible pain

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probabilistic

  • adjective of or relating to the Roman Catholic philosophy of probabilism
  • adjective of or relating to or based on probability
    • probabilistic quantum theory

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probable

  • noun an applicant likely to be chosen
  • adjective likely but not certain to be or become true or real
    likely.
    • a likely result
    • he foresaw a probable loss

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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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preciousness

  • noun the quality possessed by something with a great price or value
    costliness; dearness.
  • noun the positive quality of being precious and beyond value
    pricelessness; invaluableness; valuableness.

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radioactive

  • adjective exhibiting or caused by radioactivity
    • radioactive isotope
    • radioactive decay
    • radioactive fallout

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observation

  • noun the act of making and recording a measurement
  • noun the act of observing; taking a patient look
    observance; watching.

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average

  • noun a statistic describing the location of a distribution
    norm.
    • it set the norm for American homes
  • noun (sports) the ratio of successful performances to opportunities

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panegyric

  • noun a formal expression of praise
    pean; paean; eulogy; encomium.
  • adjective satellite formally expressing praise
    encomiastic; panegyrical; eulogistic.

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face

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

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judgmental

  • adjective depending on judgment
    • a judgmental error
    • I think that she is too judgmental to be a good therapist

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bracket

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

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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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rating

  • noun an appraisal of the value of something
    valuation; evaluation.
    • he set a high valuation on friendship
  • noun act of ascertaining or fixing the value or worth of
    evaluation.

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unimportance

  • noun the state of being humble and unimportant
    obscureness; humbleness; lowliness.
  • noun the quality of not being important or worthy of note

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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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gold

  • noun coins made of gold
  • noun a deep yellow color
    amber.
    • an amber light illuminated the room
    • he admired the gold of her hair

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fundamental_quantity

  • noun one of the four quantities that are the basis of systems of measurement
    fundamental measure.

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sonnet

  • noun a verse form consisting of 14 lines with a fixed rhyme scheme
  • verb praise in a sonnet

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gauge

  • noun a measuring instrument for measuring and indicating a quantity such as the thickness of wire or the amount of rain etc.
    gage.
  • noun accepted or approved instance or example of a quantity or quality against which others are judged or measured or compared
    standard of measurement.

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tonnage

  • noun a tax imposed on ships that enter the US; based on the tonnage of the ship
    tunnage; tonnage duty.

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anticipant

  • noun one who anticipates
    anticipator.
  • adjective satellite marked by eager anticipation
    expectant; anticipative.
    • an expectant hush

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rough

  • noun the part of a golf course bordering the fairway where the grass is not cut short
  • verb prepare in preliminary or sketchy form
    rough in; rough out.

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gradational

  • adjective satellite taking place by degrees
    graduated; gradatory.

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import_duty

  • noun a duty imposed on imports

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valuation

  • noun an appraisal of the value of something
    evaluation; rating.
    • he set a high valuation on friendship
  • noun assessed price
    • the valuation of this property is much too high

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enough

  • noun an adequate quantity; a quantity that is large enough to achieve a purpose
    sufficiency.
    • enough is as good as a feast
    • there is more than a sufficiency of lawyers in this country
  • adjective satellite sufficient for the purpose
    decent; adequate.
    • an adequate income
    • the food was adequate
    • a decent wage
    • enough food
    • food enough

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won

  • noun the basic unit of money in South Korea
    South Korean won.
  • noun the basic unit of money in North Korea
    North Korean won.

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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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inferior

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

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approbatory

  • adjective satellite expressing or manifesting praise or approval
    plausive; approbative; affirmative; approving.
    • approbative criticism
    • an affirmative nod

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gain

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

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toll

  • noun a fee levied for the use of roads or bridges (used for maintenance)
  • noun value measured by what must be given or done or undergone to obtain something
    price; cost.
    • the cost in human life was enormous
    • the price of success is hard work
    • what price glory?

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pave

  • noun a setting with precious stones so closely set that no metal shows
  • verb cover with a material such as stone or concrete to make suitable for vehicle traffic
    • pave the roads in the village

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board_rule

  • noun a measure used in computing board feet

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unimportant

  • adjective not important
    • a relatively unimportant feature of the system
    • the question seems unimportant
  • adjective devoid of importance, meaning, or force
    insignificant.

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thermohydrometric

  • adjective of or relating to thermal hydrometry
    thermogravimetric.

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scorekeeper

  • noun an official who records the score during the progress of a game
    scorer.

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mensurable

  • adjective having notes of fixed rhythmic value
    measured; mensural.
  • adjective capable of being measured
    measurable.
    • measurable depths

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progressive

  • noun a tense of verbs used in describing action that is on-going
    progressive tense; imperfect; imperfect tense; continuous tense.
  • noun a person who favors a political philosophy of progress and reform and the protection of civil liberties
    liberal; liberalist.

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face_value

  • noun the value of a security that is set by the company issuing it; unrelated to market value
    par value; nominal value.
  • noun the apparent worth as opposed to the real worth

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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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proclaim

  • verb declare formally; declare someone to be something; of titles
    • He was proclaimed King
  • verb state or announce
    exclaim; promulgate.
    • `I am not a Communist,' he exclaimed
    • The King will proclaim an amnesty

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interim

  • noun the time between one event, process, or period and another
    meantime; lag; meanwhile.
    • meanwhile the socialists are running the government
  • adjective satellite serving during an intermediate interval of time
    • an interim agreement

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gush

  • noun a sudden rapid flow (as of water)
    outpouring; flush.
    • he heard the flush of a toilet
    • there was a little gush of blood
    • she attacked him with an outpouring of words
  • noun an unrestrained expression of emotion
    effusion; ebullition; outburst; blowup.

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liable

  • adjective satellite at risk of or subject to experiencing something usually unpleasant
    apt.
    • he is apt to lose
    • she is liable to forget
  • adjective satellite subject to legal action
    • liable to criminal charges

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actinometric

  • adjective of or related to actinometry
    actinometrical.

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withholding_tax

  • noun income tax withheld from employees' wages and paid directly to the government by the employer
    withholding.

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set

  • noun a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used
    • a set of books
    • a set of golf clubs
    • a set of teeth
  • noun (mathematics) an abstract collection of numbers or symbols
    • the set of prime numbers is infinite

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mess_of_pottage

  • noun anything of trivial value
    • Esau sold his birthright to Jacob for a mess of pottage

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national

  • noun a person who owes allegiance to that nation
    subject.
    • a monarch has a duty to his subjects
  • adjective of or relating to or belonging to a nation or country
    • national hero
    • national anthem
    • a national landmark

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capital_gains_tax

  • noun a tax on capital gains
    • he avoided the capital gains tax by short selling

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relative

  • noun a person related by blood or marriage
    relation.
    • police are searching for relatives of the deceased
    • he has distant relations back in New Jersey
  • noun an animal or plant that bears a relationship to another (as related by common descent or by membership in the same genus)
    congeneric; congener; congenator.

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tunnage

  • noun a tax imposed on ships that enter the US; based on the tonnage of the ship
    tonnage duty; tonnage.

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sec

  • noun 1/60 of a minute; the basic unit of time adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites
    second; s.
  • noun ratio of the hypotenuse to the adjacent side of a right-angled triangle
    secant.

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viscosimetry

  • noun the measurement of viscosity
    viscometry.

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nonstandard

  • adjective not conforming to the language usage of a prestige group within a community
    • a nonstandard dialect is one used by uneducated speakers or socially disfavored groups
    • the common core of nonstandard words and phrases in folk speech"- A.R.Dunlap
  • adjective varying from or not adhering to a standard
    • nonstandard windows
    • envelopes of nonstandard sizes
    • nonstandard lengths of board

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hypsography

  • noun the scientific study of the earth's configuration above sea level (emphasizing the measurement of land altitudes relative to sea level)
  • noun measurement of the elevation of land above sea level
    hypsometry.

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imposition

  • noun the act of imposing something (as a tax or an embargo)
    infliction.
  • noun an uncalled-for burden
    • he listened but resented the imposition

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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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definite

  • adjective precise; explicit and clearly defined
    • I want a definite answer
    • a definite statement of the terms of the will
    • a definite amount
    • definite restrictions on the sale of alcohol
    • the wedding date is now definite
    • a definite drop in attendance
  • adjective satellite known for certain
    • it is definite that they have won

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add_up

  • verb develop into
    amount; come.
    • This idea will never amount to anything
    • nothing came of his grandiose plans
  • verb determine the sum of
    tot up; sum; tally; tote up; tot; add; summate; total; sum up; add together.
    • Add all the people in this town to those of the neighboring town

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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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bond_rating

  • noun an evaluation by a rating company of the probability that a particular bond issue will default
    • the bonds of highest quality are said to have bond ratings of AAA

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import

  • noun commodities (goods or services) bought from a foreign country
    importation.
  • noun an imported person brought from a foreign country
    importee.
    • the lead role was played by an import from Sweden
    • they are descendants of indentured importees

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capital_levy

  • noun a tax on capital or property

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reading

  • noun the cognitive process of understanding a written linguistic message
    • his main reading was detective stories
    • suggestions for further reading
  • noun a particular interpretation or performance
    • on that reading it was an insult
    • he was famous for his reading of Mozart

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compliment

  • noun a remark (or act) expressing praise and admiration
  • verb say something to someone that expresses praise
    congratulate.
    • He complimented her on her last physics paper

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ratability

  • noun the state of being liable to assessment or taxation
    rateability.
  • noun the quality of being capable of being rated or estimated

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solo

  • noun any activity that is performed alone without assistance
  • noun a musical composition for one voice or instrument (with or without accompaniment)

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special_assessment

  • noun an additional tax levied on private property for public improvements that enhance the value of the property

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ad_valorem_tax

  • noun a tax levied on the difference between a commodity's price before taxes and its cost of production
    value-added tax; VAT.

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importance

  • noun the quality of being important and worthy of note
    • the importance of a well-balanced diet
  • noun a prominent status
    grandness.
    • a person of importance

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viscometry

  • noun the measurement of viscosity
    viscosimetry.

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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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nominal_value

  • noun the value of a security that is set by the company issuing it; unrelated to market value
    face value; par value.

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death

  • noun the event of dying or departure from life
    decease; expiry.
    • her death came as a terrible shock
    • upon your decease the capital will pass to your grandchildren
  • noun the permanent end of all life functions in an organism or part of an organism
    • the animal died a painful death

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franchise

  • noun an authorization to sell a company's goods or services in a particular place
  • noun a business established or operated under an authorization to sell or distribute a company's goods or services in a particular area
    dealership.

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precious

  • adjective satellite characterized by feeling or showing fond affection for
    cherished; wanted; treasured.
    • a cherished friend
    • children are precious
    • a treasured heirloom
    • so good to feel wanted
  • adjective satellite of high worth or cost
    • diamonds, sapphires, rubies, and emeralds are precious stones

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come

  • noun the thick white fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated by the male genital tract
    semen; ejaculate; seminal fluid; seed; cum.
  • verb move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody
    come up.
    • He came singing down the road
    • Come with me to the Casbah
    • come down here!
    • come out of the closet!
    • come into the room

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customs_duty

  • noun money collected under a tariff
    custom; impost; customs.

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instant

  • noun a very short time (as the time it takes the eye to blink or the heart to beat)
    wink; blink of an eye; flash; New York minute; twinkling; jiffy; heartbeat; split second; trice.
    • if I had the chance I'd do it in a flash
  • noun a particular point in time
    moment; second; minute.
    • the moment he arrived the party began

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franchise_tax

  • noun a tax that is imposed by states on corporations; it depends both on the net worth of the corporation and on its net income attributable to activities within the state

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approximative

  • adjective satellite not quite exact or correct
    rough; approximate.
    • the approximate time was 10 o'clock
    • a rough guess
    • a ballpark estimate

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puff

  • noun a short light gust of air
    whiff; puff of air.
  • noun a light inflated pastry or puff shell

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passing

  • noun (American football) a play that involves one player throwing the ball to a teammate
    passing play; passing game; pass.
    • the coach sent in a passing play on third and long
  • noun euphemistic expressions for death
    loss; departure; going; exit; expiration; release.
    • thousands mourned his passing

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divinatory

  • adjective satellite resembling or characteristic of a prophet or prophecy
    sibyllic; sibylline; vatical; vatic; mantic.
    • the high priest's divinatory pronouncement
    • mantic powers
    • a kind of sibylline book with ready and infallible answers to questions
  • adjective satellite based primarily on surmise rather than adequate evidence
    conjectural; supposititious; suppositious; suppositional; supposed; hypothetical; hypothetic.
    • theories about the extinction of dinosaurs are still highly conjectural
    • the supposed reason for his absence
    • suppositious reconstructions of dead languages
    • hypothetical situation

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valuableness

  • noun the positive quality of being precious and beyond value
    pricelessness; preciousness; invaluableness.

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duty

  • noun the social force that binds you to the courses of action demanded by that force; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty"- John D.Rockefeller Jr
    obligation; responsibility.
    • we must instill a sense of duty in our children
    • every right implies a responsibility
  • noun work that you are obliged to perform for moral or legal reasons
    • the duties of the job

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acceptive

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

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point

  • noun a geometric element that has position but no extension
    • a point is defined by its coordinates
  • noun the precise location of something; a spatially limited location
    • she walked to a point where she could survey the whole street

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pottage

  • noun a stew of vegetables and (sometimes) meat
  • noun thick (often creamy) soup
    potage.

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period

  • noun an amount of time
    period of time; time period.
    • a time period of 30 years
    • hastened the period of time of his recovery
    • Picasso's blue period
  • noun the interval taken to complete one cycle of a regularly repeating phenomenon

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sampling

  • noun (statistics) the selection of a suitable sample for study
  • noun items selected at random from a population and used to test hypotheses about the population
    sample distribution; sample.

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commend

  • verb express approval of
  • verb present as worthy of regard, kindness, or confidence
    • His paintings commend him to the artistic world

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rave

  • noun a dance party that lasts all night and electronically synthesized music is played
    • raves are very popular in Berlin
  • noun an extravagantly enthusiastic review
    • he gave it a rave

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gross_national_product

  • noun former measure of the United States economy; the total market value of goods and services produced by all citizens and capital during a given period (usually 1 yr)
    GNP.

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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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dearly-won

  • adjective satellite entailing great loss or sacrifice
    costly.
    • a dearly-won victory

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laudable

  • adjective satellite worthy of high praise
    commendable; applaudable; praiseworthy.
    • applaudable efforts to save the environment
    • a commendable sense of purpose
    • laudable motives of improving housing conditions
    • a significant and praiseworthy increase in computer intelligence

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second

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

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stamp

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

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due

  • noun that which is deserved or owed
    • give the devil his due
  • noun a payment that is due (e.g., as the price of membership)
    • the society dropped him for non-payment of dues

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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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arbitrator

  • noun someone chosen to judge and decide a disputed issue
    arbiter; umpire.
    • the critic was considered to be an arbiter of modern literature
    • the arbitrator's authority derived from the consent of the disputants
    • an umpire was appointed to settle the tax case

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waste

  • noun any materials unused and rejected as worthless or unwanted
    waste material; waste matter; waste product.
    • they collect the waste once a week
    • much of the waste material is carried off in the sewers
  • noun useless or profitless activity; using or expending or consuming thoughtlessly or carelessly
    dissipation; wastefulness.
    • if the effort brings no compensating gain it is a waste
    • mindless dissipation of natural resources

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income_tax

  • noun a personal tax levied on annual income

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ranging

  • adjective wandering freely
    • at night in bed...his slowly ranging thoughts...encountered her
  • verb change or be different within limits
    range; run.
    • Estimates for the losses in the earthquake range as high as $2 billion
    • Interest rates run from 5 to 10 percent
    • The instruments ranged from tuba to cymbals
    • My students range from very bright to dull

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overtax

  • verb tax excessively
    • Don't overtax my constituents!

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price

  • noun the property of having material worth (often indicated by the amount of money something would bring if sold)
    cost; monetary value.
    • the fluctuating monetary value of gold and silver
    • he puts a high price on his services
    • he couldn't calculate the cost of the collection
  • noun the amount of money needed to purchase something
    terms; damage.
    • the price of gasoline
    • he got his new car on excellent terms
    • how much is the damage?

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pricey

  • adjective satellite having a high price
    dear; high-priced; costly; pricy.
    • costly jewelry
    • high-priced merchandise
    • much too dear for my pocketbook
    • a pricey restaurant

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zero

  • noun a quantity of no importance
    cypher; aught; zip; nil; nada; 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
  • noun a mathematical element that when added to another number yields the same number
    0; nought; cipher; cypher.

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playing_period

  • noun (in games or plays or other performances) the time during which play proceeds
    play; period of play.
    • rain stopped play in the 4th inning

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last

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

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sound

  • noun the particular auditory effect produced by a given cause
    • the sound of rain on the roof
    • the beautiful sound of music
  • noun the subjective sensation of hearing something
    auditory sensation.
    • he strained to hear the faint sounds

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approbative

  • adjective satellite expressing or manifesting praise or approval
    plausive; affirmative; approbatory; approving.
    • approbative criticism
    • an affirmative nod

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judicial

  • adjective satellite decreed by or proceeding from a court of justice
    • a judicial decision
  • adjective belonging or appropriate to the office of a judge
    • judicial robes

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suppositional

  • adjective satellite based primarily on surmise rather than adequate evidence
    conjectural; supposititious; suppositious; supposed; hypothetical; hypothetic; divinatory.
    • theories about the extinction of dinosaurs are still highly conjectural
    • the supposed reason for his absence
    • suppositious reconstructions of dead languages
    • hypothetical situation

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judicature

  • noun an assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business
    tribunal; court.
  • noun the system of law courts that administer justice and constitute the judicial branch of government
    judicatory; judicial system; judiciary.

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voluminous

  • adjective satellite large in volume or bulk
    • a voluminous skirt
  • adjective satellite marked by repeated turns and bends
    twisty; tortuous; twisting; winding.
    • a tortuous road up the mountain
    • winding roads are full of surprises
    • had to steer the car down a twisty track

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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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octane_rating

  • noun a measure of the antiknock properties of gasoline
    octane number.

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costly

  • adjective satellite entailing great loss or sacrifice
    dearly-won.
    • a dearly-won victory
  • adjective satellite having a high price
    dear; pricey; high-priced; pricy.
    • costly jewelry
    • high-priced merchandise
    • much too dear for my pocketbook
    • a pricey restaurant

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book_value

  • noun the value at which an asset is carried on a balance sheet; equals cost minus accumulated depreciation

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gasoline_tax

  • noun a tax on every gallon of gasoline sold

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anemometry

  • noun measuring wind speed and direction

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metric

  • noun a function of a topological space that gives, for any two points in the space, a value equal to the distance between them
    metric function.
  • noun a decimal unit of measurement of the metric system (based on meters and kilograms and seconds)
    metric unit.
    • convert all the measurements to metric units
    • it is easier to work in metric

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middle

  • noun an area that is approximately central within some larger region
    heart; eye; center; centre.
    • it is in the center of town
    • they ran forward into the heart of the struggle
    • they were in the eye of the storm
  • noun an intermediate part or section
    • A whole is that which has beginning, middle, and end"- Aristotle

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applaudable

  • adjective satellite worthy of high praise
    commendable; praiseworthy; laudable.
    • applaudable efforts to save the environment
    • a commendable sense of purpose
    • laudable motives of improving housing conditions
    • a significant and praiseworthy increase in computer intelligence

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in

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

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referable

  • adjective satellite capable of being assigned or credited to
    imputable; ascribable; due.
    • punctuation errors ascribable to careless proofreading
    • the cancellation of the concert was due to the rain
    • the oversight was not imputable to him

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participating

  • adjective satellite taking part in an activity
    active.
    • an active member of the club
    • he was politically active
    • the participating organizations
  • verb share in something
    take part; participate.

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par

  • noun (golf) the standard number of strokes set for each hole on a golf course, or for the entire course
    • a par-5 hole
    • par for this course is 72
  • noun a state of being essentially equal or equivalent; equally balanced
    equation; equivalence; equality.
    • on a par with the best

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measuring_rod

  • noun measuring instrument having a sequence of marks at regular intervals; used as a reference in making measurements
    measuring stick; measure.

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censorial

  • adjective belonging or relating to a censor or a censor's functions

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eulogize

  • verb praise formally and eloquently
    eulogise.
    • The dead woman was eulogized at the funeral

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concealing

  • noun the activity of keeping something secret
    concealment; hiding.
  • verb prevent from being seen or discovered
    conceal; hide.
    • Muslim women hide their faces
    • hide the money

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seismography

  • noun the measurement of tremors and shocks and undulatory movements of earthquakes

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check

  • noun a written order directing a bank to pay money
    cheque; bank check.
    • he paid all his bills by check
  • noun an appraisal of the state of affairs
    assay.
    • they made an assay of the contents
    • a check on its dependability under stress

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incumbent

  • noun the official who holds an office
    officeholder.
  • adjective satellite lying or leaning on something else
    • an incumbent geological formation

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ruler

  • noun a person who rules or commands
    swayer.
    • swayer of the universe
  • noun measuring stick consisting of a strip of wood or metal or plastic with a straight edge that is used for drawing straight lines and measuring lengths
    rule.

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energizing

  • noun the activity of causing to have energy and be active
    activation; activating.
  • verb cause to be alert and energetic
    energize; arouse; energise; perk up; brace; stimulate.
    • Coffee and tea stimulate me
    • This herbal infusion doesn't stimulate

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relative_quantity

  • noun a quantity relative to some purpose

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applaud

  • verb clap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval
    acclaim; spat; clap.
  • verb express approval of
    • I applaud your efforts

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bathymetric

  • adjective of or relating to measurements of the depths of oceans or lakes
    bathymetrical.

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declarative

  • noun a mood (grammatically unmarked) that represents the act or state as an objective fact
    common mood; declarative mood; indicative; indicative mood; fact mood.
  • adjective relating to the use of or having the nature of a declaration
    declaratory; asserting.

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viscometric

  • adjective of or relating to the measurement of viscosity
    viscosimetric.

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aggregate

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

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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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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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normalization

  • noun the imposition of standards or regulations
    normalisation; standardisation; standardization.
    • a committee was appointed to recommend terminological standardization

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audiometric

  • adjective of or relating to audiometry

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blood

  • noun the fluid (red in vertebrates) that is pumped through the body by the heart and contains plasma, blood cells, and platelets
    • blood carries oxygen and nutrients to the tissues and carries away waste products
    • the ancients believed that blood was the seat of the emotions
  • noun temperament or disposition
    • a person of hot blood

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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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nonnormative

  • adjective satellite not based on a norm

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failing

  • noun a flaw or weak point
    weakness.
    • he was quick to point out his wife's failings
  • noun failure to reach a minimum required performance
    flunk.
    • his failing the course led to his disqualification
    • he got two flunks on his report

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analysis

  • noun an investigation of the component parts of a whole and their relations in making up the whole
  • noun the abstract separation of a whole into its constituent parts in order to study the parts and their relations
    analytic thinking.

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quantitative_chemical_analysis

  • noun chemical analysis to determine the amounts of each element in the substance
    quantitative analysis.

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size_stick

  • noun a mechanical measuring stick used by shoe fitters to measure the length and width of your foot

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quantitative

  • adjective expressible as a quantity or relating to or susceptible of measurement
    • export wheat without quantitative limitations
    • quantitative analysis determines the amounts and proportions of the chemical constituents of a substance or mixture
  • adjective relating to the measurement of quantity
    • quantitative studies

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tax_assessor

  • noun an official who evaluates property for the purpose of taxing it
    assessor.

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magnetization

  • noun the extent or degree to which something is magnetized
    magnetisation.
  • noun the process that makes a substance magnetic (temporarily or permanently)
    magnetisation; magnetic induction.

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excise

  • noun a tax that is measured by the amount of business done (not on property or income from real estate)
    excise tax.
  • verb remove by erasing or crossing out or as if by drawing a line
    strike; scratch; expunge.
    • Please strike this remark from the record
    • scratch that remark

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departure_tax

  • noun a tax that is levied when you are departing a country by land or sea or air

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hypsometry

  • noun measurement of the elevation of land above sea level
    hypsography.

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domestic

  • noun a servant who is paid to perform menial tasks around the household
    house servant; domestic help.
  • adjective of concern to or concerning the internal affairs of a nation
    • domestic issues such as tax rate and highway construction

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valuable

  • noun something of value
    • all our valuables were stolen
  • adjective having great material or monetary value especially for use or exchange
    • a valuable diamond

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poor_rates

  • noun a local tax for the relief of the poor

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spirometry

  • noun the use of a spirometer to measure vital capacity

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extol

  • verb praise, glorify, or honor
    exalt; glorify; laud; proclaim.
    • extol the virtues of one's children
    • glorify one's spouse's cooking

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revaluation

  • noun a new appraisal or evaluation
    review; reappraisal; reassessment.

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mental_measurement

  • noun a generic term used to cover any application of measurement techniques to the quantification of mental functions

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cut

  • noun a share of the profits
    • everyone got a cut of the earnings
  • noun (film) an immediate transition from one shot to the next
    • the cut from the accident scene to the hospital seemed too abrupt

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surtax

  • noun an additional tax on certain kinds of income that has already been taxed
    supertax.
  • verb levy an extra tax on
    • surtax luxury items that cost more than $1,000

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exalt

  • verb praise, glorify, or honor
    glorify; extol; laud; proclaim.
    • extol the virtues of one's children
    • glorify one's spouse's cooking
  • verb fill with sublime emotion
    thrill; tickle pink; inebriate; exhilarate; beatify.
    • The children were thrilled at the prospect of going to the movies
    • He was inebriated by his phenomenal success

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add

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

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board

  • noun a committee having supervisory powers
    • the board has seven members
  • noun a stout length of sawn timber; made in a wide variety of sizes and used for many purposes
    plank.

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dutiable

  • adjective satellite subject to import tax
    • dutiable imports

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par_value

  • noun the value of a security that is set by the company issuing it; unrelated to market value
    face value; nominal value.

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evaluate

  • verb evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of
    measure; value; assess; valuate; appraise.
    • I will have the family jewels appraised by a professional
    • access all the factors when taking a risk
  • verb form a critical opinion of
    judge; pass judgment.
    • I cannot judge some works of modern art
    • How do you evaluate this grant proposal?" "We shouldn't pass judgment on other people

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bureaucrat

  • noun an official of a bureaucracy
    administrative official.

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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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dearly

  • adverb in a sincere and heartfelt manner
    in a heartfelt way.
    • I would dearly love to know
  • adverb at a great cost
    dear.
    • he paid dearly for the food
    • this cost him dear

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judge

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

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countervail

  • verb compensate for or counterbalance
    offset.
    • offset deposits and withdrawals
  • verb oppose and mitigate the effects of by contrary actions
    counteract; counterbalance; neutralize.
    • This will counteract the foolish actions of my colleagues

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standardization

  • noun the condition in which a standard has been successfully established
    standardisation.
    • standardization of nuts and bolts had saved industry millions of dollars
  • noun the imposition of standards or regulations
    normalization; normalisation; standardisation.
    • a committee was appointed to recommend terminological standardization

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gift

  • noun something acquired without compensation
  • noun natural abilities or qualities
    talent; endowment; natural endowment.

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overvaluation

  • noun an appraisal that is too high
    overestimate; overappraisal; overestimation.
  • noun too high a value or price assigned to something

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invaluable

  • adjective satellite having incalculable monetary, intellectual, or spiritual worth
    priceless.

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substandard

  • adjective satellite falling short of some prescribed norm
    deficient; inferior.
    • substandard housing

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worthful

  • adjective satellite having worth or merit or value
    valuable.
    • a valuable friend
    • a good and worthful man

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quantal

  • adjective of or relating to a quantum or capable of existing in only one of two states
    quantized.

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premium

  • noun payment for insurance
    insurance premium.
  • noun the amount that something in scarce supply is valued above its nominal value
    • they paid a premium for access to water

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superlative

  • noun an exaggerated expression (usually of praise)
    • the critics lavished superlatives on it
  • noun the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development
    pinnacle; acme; top; height; summit; peak; elevation; tiptop; meridian.
    • his landscapes were deemed the acme of beauty
    • the artist's gifts are at their acme
    • at the height of her career
    • the peak of perfection
    • summer was at its peak
    • ...catapulted Einstein to the pinnacle of fame
    • the summit of his ambition
    • so many highest superlatives achieved by man
    • at the top of his profession

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monetary_value

  • noun the property of having material worth (often indicated by the amount of money something would bring if sold)
    price; cost.
    • the fluctuating monetary value of gold and silver
    • he puts a high price on his services
    • he couldn't calculate the cost of the collection

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flatter

  • verb praise somewhat dishonestly
    blandish.
  • adjective satellite having a surface without slope, tilt in which no part is higher or lower than another
    flat; plane; level.
    • a flat desk
    • acres of level farmland
    • a plane surface
    • skirts sewn with fine flat seams

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alive

  • adjective possessing life
    live.
    • the happiest person alive
    • the nerve is alive
    • doctors are working hard to keep him alive
    • burned alive
    • a live canary
  • adjective satellite (often followed by `with') full of life and spirit
    • she was wonderfully alive for her age
    • a face alive with mischief

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economic

  • adjective of or relating to an economy, the system of production and management of material wealth
    economical.
    • economic growth
    • aspects of social, political, and economical life
  • adjective of or relating to the science of economics
    • economic theory

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export

  • noun commodities (goods or services) sold to a foreign country
    exportation.
  • verb sell or transfer abroad
    • we export less than we import and have a negative trade balance

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pricing

  • noun the evaluation of something in terms of its price
  • verb determine the price of
    price.
    • The grocer priced his wares high

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normalisation

  • noun the imposition of standards or regulations
    normalization; standardisation; standardization.
    • a committee was appointed to recommend terminological standardization

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dear

  • noun a beloved person; used as terms of endearment
    honey; dearest; love; beloved.
  • noun a sweet innocent mild-mannered person (especially a child)
    lamb.

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advertise

  • verb call attention to
    publicise; publicize; advertize.
    • Please don't advertise the fact that he has AIDS
  • verb make publicity for; try to sell (a product)
    push; promote; advertize.
    • The salesman is aggressively pushing the new computer model
    • The company is heavily advertizing their new laptops

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creep

  • noun someone unpleasantly strange or eccentric
    weirdy; weirdo; weirdie; spook.
  • noun a slow longitudinal movement or deformation

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congratulate

  • verb say something to someone that expresses praise
    compliment.
    • He complimented her on her last physics paper
  • verb express congratulations
    felicitate.

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grading

  • noun the act of arranging in a graduated series
    scaling.
  • noun changing the ground level to a smooth horizontal or gently sloping surface
    leveling.

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undervaluation

  • noun too low a value or price assigned to something

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definite_quantity

  • noun a specific measure of amount

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critical

  • adjective marked by a tendency to find and call attention to errors and flaws
    • a critical attitude
  • adjective at or of a point at which a property or phenomenon suffers an abrupt change especially having enough mass to sustain a chain reaction
    • a critical temperature of water is 100 degrees C--its boiling point at standard atmospheric pressure
    • critical mass
    • go critical

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unit

  • noun any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange
    unit of measurement.
    • the dollar is the United States unit of currency
    • a unit of wheat is a bushel
    • change per unit volume
  • noun an individual or group or structure or other entity regarded as a structural or functional constituent of a whole
    • the reduced the number of units and installations
    • the word is a basic linguistic unit

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dating

  • noun use of chemical analysis to estimate the age of geological specimens
    geological dating.
  • verb go on a date with
    date.
    • Tonight she is dating a former high school sweetheart

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price

  • noun the property of having material worth (often indicated by the amount of money something would bring if sold)
    cost; monetary value.
    • the fluctuating monetary value of gold and silver
    • he puts a high price on his services
    • he couldn't calculate the cost of the collection
  • noun the amount of money needed to purchase something
    terms; damage.
    • the price of gasoline
    • he got his new car on excellent terms
    • how much is the damage?

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measuring

  • noun the act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule
    mensuration; measure; measurement.
    • the measurements were carefully done
    • his mental measurings proved remarkably accurate
  • verb determine the measurements of something or somebody, take measurements of
    mensurate; measure out; measure.
    • Measure the length of the wall

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declaratory

  • adjective relating to the use of or having the nature of a declaration
    declarative; asserting.

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meter_reading

  • noun a datum about some physical state that is presented to a user by a meter or similar instrument
    reading; indication.
    • he could not believe the meter reading
    • the barometer gave clear indications of an approaching storm
  • noun the act of measuring with meters or similar instruments
    reading.
    • he has a job meter reading for the gas company

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monetary

  • adjective relating to or involving money
    pecuniary.
    • monetary rewards
    • he received thanks but no pecuniary compensation for his services

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ratable

  • adjective satellite liable to payment of locally assessed property taxes
    rateable.
    • the ratable value of property

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graduated

  • adjective marked with or divided into degrees
    calibrated.
    • a calibrated thermometer
  • verb receive an academic degree upon completion of one's studies
    graduate.
    • She graduated in 1990

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market_price

  • noun the price at which buyers and sellers trade the item in an open marketplace
    market value.

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sound_ranging

  • noun locating a source of sound (as an enemy gun) by measurements of the time the sound arrives at microphones in known positions

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asserting

  • adjective relating to the use of or having the nature of a declaration
    declarative; declaratory.
  • verb state categorically
    assert; asseverate; maintain.

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testimonial

  • noun something that serves as evidence
    testimony.
    • his effort was testimony to his devotion
  • noun something given or done as an expression of esteem
    tribute.

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graduated_tax

  • noun any tax in which the rate increases as the amount subject to taxation increases
    progressive tax.

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fetometry

  • noun measurement of a fetus (especially the diameter of the head)
    foetometry.

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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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bracket_creep

  • noun a movement into a higher tax bracket as taxable income increases

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graduation

  • noun the successful completion of a program of study
  • noun an academic exercise in which diplomas are conferred
    graduation exercise; commencement ceremony; commencement; commencement exercise.

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taxpaying

  • adjective satellite not exempt from paying taxes
    • after training they became productive taxpaying citizens

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high-priced

  • adjective satellite having a high price
    dear; pricey; costly; pricy.
    • costly jewelry
    • high-priced merchandise
    • much too dear for my pocketbook
    • a pricey restaurant

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fertile

  • adjective capable of reproducing
  • adjective satellite intellectually productive
    fecund; prolific.
    • a prolific writer
    • a fecund imagination

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significant

  • adjective important in effect or meaning
    important.
    • a significant change in tax laws
    • a significant change in the Constitution
    • a significant contribution
    • significant details
    • statistically significant
  • adjective satellite fairly large
    substantial.
    • won by a substantial margin

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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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proportional

  • noun one of the quantities in a mathematical proportion
  • adjective satellite properly related in size or degree or other measurable characteristics; usually followed by `to'
    relative.
    • the punishment ought to be proportional to the crime
    • earnings relative to production

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quantitative_analysis

  • noun chemical analysis to determine the amounts of each element in the substance
    quantitative chemical analysis.

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evaluator

  • noun an authority who is able to estimate worth or quality
    judge.

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utility

  • noun a company that performs a public service; subject to government regulation
    public utility company; public-service corporation; public utility.
  • noun the quality of being of practical use
    usefulness.

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transfer

  • noun the act of moving something from one location to another
    conveyance; transportation; transport; transferral.
  • noun someone who transfers or is transferred from one position to another
    transferee.
    • the best student was a transfer from LSU

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mediate

  • verb act between parties with a view to reconciling differences
    intermediate; liaise; intercede; arbitrate.
    • He interceded in the family dispute
    • He mediated a settlement
  • verb occupy an intermediate or middle position or form a connecting link or stage between two others
    • mediate between the old and the new

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gas

  • noun the state of matter distinguished from the solid and liquid states by: relatively low density and viscosity; relatively great expansion and contraction with changes in pressure and temperature; the ability to diffuse readily; and the spontaneous tendency to become distributed uniformly throughout any container
    gaseous state.
  • noun a fluid in the gaseous state having neither independent shape nor volume and being able to expand indefinitely

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custom

  • noun accepted or habitual practice
    usage; usance.
  • noun a specific practice of long standing
    tradition.

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anthropometry

  • noun measurement and study of the human body and its parts and capacities

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stamp_duty

  • noun a tax collected by requiring a stamp to be purchased and attached (usually on documents or publications)
    stamp tax.

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withholding

  • noun the act of deducting from an employee's salary
  • noun income tax withheld from employees' wages and paid directly to the government by the employer
    withholding tax.

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revalue

  • verb gain in value
    appreciate; apprise; apprize.
    • The yen appreciated again!
  • verb value anew
    • revalue the German Mark

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reassessment

  • noun a new appraisal or evaluation
    review; reappraisal; revaluation.

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authenticator

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

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export_duty

  • noun a duty imposed on exports

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promote

  • verb contribute to the progress or growth of
    advance; encourage; boost; further.
    • I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom
  • verb give a promotion to or assign to a higher position
    advance; upgrade; kick upstairs; elevate; raise.
    • John was kicked upstairs when a replacement was hired
    • Women tend not to advance in the major law firms
    • I got promoted after many years of hard work

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evaluative

  • adjective satellite exercising or involving careful evaluations
    appraising.
    • looked him over with an appraising eye
    • the literary judge uses many evaluative terms

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volume

  • noun the amount of 3-dimensional space occupied by an object
    • the gas expanded to twice its original volume
  • noun the property of something that is great in magnitude
    bulk; mass.
    • it is cheaper to buy it in bulk
    • he received a mass of correspondence
    • the volume of exports

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congratulations

  • noun an expression of approval and commendation
    kudos; extolment; praise.
    • he always appreciated praise for his work
  • noun the act of acknowledging that someone has an occasion for celebration
    congratulation; felicitation.

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supposititious

  • adjective satellite based primarily on surmise rather than adequate evidence
    conjectural; suppositious; suppositional; supposed; hypothetical; hypothetic; divinatory.
    • theories about the extinction of dinosaurs are still highly conjectural
    • the supposed reason for his absence
    • suppositious reconstructions of dead languages
    • hypothetical situation

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proportional_tax

  • noun any tax in which the rate is constant as the amount subject to taxation increases

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countervailing_duty

  • noun a duty imposed to offset subsidies by foreign governments

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official

  • noun a worker who holds or is invested with an office
    functionary.
  • noun someone who administers the rules of a game or sport
    • the golfer asked for an official who could give him a ruling

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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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pricelessness

  • noun the positive quality of being precious and beyond value
    preciousness; invaluableness; valuableness.

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indirect_tax

  • noun a tax levied on goods or services rather than on persons or organizations

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delete

  • verb remove or make invisible
    cancel.
    • Please delete my name from your list
  • verb wipe out digitally or magnetically recorded information
    erase.
    • Who erased the files form my hard disk?

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property_tax

  • noun a capital tax on property imposed by municipalities; based on the estimated value of the property
    land tax.

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ad

  • noun a public promotion of some product or service
    advert; advertising; advertisement; advertizement; advertizing.
  • adverb in the Christian era; used before dates after the supposed year Christ was born
    A.D.; anno Domini.
    • in AD 200

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umpire

  • noun an official at a baseball game
    ump.
  • noun someone chosen to judge and decide a disputed issue
    arbitrator; arbiter.
    • the critic was considered to be an arbiter of modern literature
    • the arbitrator's authority derived from the consent of the disputants
    • an umpire was appointed to settle the tax case

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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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censor

  • noun someone who censures or condemns
  • noun a person who is authorized to read publications or correspondence or to watch theatrical performances and suppress in whole or in part anything considered obscene or politically unacceptable

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sales

  • noun income (at invoice values) received for goods and services over some given period of time
    gross revenue; gross sales.
  • noun a particular instance of selling
    sale.
    • he has just made his first sale
    • they had to complete the sale before the banks closed

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quantification

  • noun a limitation imposed on the variables of a proposition (as by the quantifiers `some' or `all' or `no')
  • noun the act of discovering or expressing the quantity of something

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single

  • noun a base hit on which the batter stops safely at first base
    bingle.
  • noun the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number
    ace; I; unity; one; 1.
    • he has the one but will need a two and three to go with it
    • they had lunch at one

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surveying

  • noun the practice of measuring angles and distances on the ground so that they can be accurately plotted on a map
    • he studied surveying at college
  • verb consider in a comprehensive way
    survey; appraise.
    • He appraised the situation carefully before acting

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indirect

  • adjective satellite having intervening factors or persons or influences
    • reflection from the ceiling provided a soft indirect light
    • indirect evidence
    • an indirect cause
  • adjective not direct in spatial dimension; not leading by a straight line or course to a destination
    • sometimes taking an indirect path saves time
    • you must take an indirect course in sailing

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economic_value

  • noun the amount (of money or goods or services) that is considered to be a fair equivalent for something else
    value.
    • he tried to estimate the value of the produce at normal prices

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standardized

  • adjective satellite brought into conformity with a standard
    standardised.
    • standardized education
  • verb cause to conform to standard or norm
    standardise; standardize.
    • The weights and measures were standardized

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marking

  • noun a distinguishing symbol
    marker; mark.
    • the owner's mark was on all the sheep
  • noun a pattern of marks

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suppositious

  • adjective satellite based primarily on surmise rather than adequate evidence
    conjectural; supposititious; suppositional; supposed; hypothetical; hypothetic; divinatory.
    • theories about the extinction of dinosaurs are still highly conjectural
    • the supposed reason for his absence
    • suppositious reconstructions of dead languages
    • hypothetical situation

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calibration

  • noun the act of checking or adjusting (by comparison with a standard) the accuracy of a measuring instrument
    standardisation; standardization.
    • the thermometer needed calibration

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imputable

  • adjective satellite capable of being assigned or credited to
    ascribable; due; referable.
    • punctuation errors ascribable to careless proofreading
    • the cancellation of the concert was due to the rain
    • the oversight was not imputable to him

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telemetry

  • noun automatic transmission and measurement of data from remote sources by wire or radio or other means

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scholarly

  • adjective characteristic of scholars or scholarship
    • scholarly pursuits
    • a scholarly treatise
    • a scholarly attitude

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graduate

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

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appraising

  • adjective satellite exercising or involving careful evaluations
    evaluative.
    • looked him over with an appraising eye
    • the literary judge uses many evaluative terms
  • verb evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of
    evaluate; measure; value; assess; valuate; appraise.
    • I will have the family jewels appraised by a professional
    • access all the factors when taking a risk

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single_tax

  • noun a system of taxation in which a tax is levied on a single commodity (usually land)

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book

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

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attributable

  • adjective capable of being attributed
    • the collapse of the movement was attributable to a lack of morale
    • an idea attributable to a Russian

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octane

  • noun any isomeric saturated hydrocarbon found in petroleum and used as a fuel and solvent

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income

  • noun the financial gain (earned or unearned) accruing over a given period of time

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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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standardise

  • verb evaluate by comparing with a standard
    standardize.
  • verb cause to conform to standard or norm
    standardize.
    • The weights and measures were standardized

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system_of_measurement

  • noun a system of related measures that facilitates the quantification of some particular characteristic
    metric.

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poor

  • noun people without possessions or wealth (considered as a group)
    poor people.
    • the urban poor need assistance
  • adjective satellite deserving or inciting pity
    wretched; pathetic; pitiable; piteous; misfortunate; miserable; pitiful; hapless.
    • a hapless victim
    • miserable victims of war
    • the shabby room struck her as extraordinarily pathetic"- Galsworthy
    • piteous appeals for help
    • pitiable homeless children
    • a pitiful fate
    • Oh, you poor thing
    • his poor distorted limbs
    • a wretched life

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troll

  • noun (Scandanavian folklore) a supernatural creature (either a dwarf or a giant) that is supposed to live in caves or in the mountains
  • noun a partsong in which voices follow each other; one voice starts and others join in one after another until all are singing different parts of the song at the same time
    round.
    • they enjoyed singing rounds

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standardize

  • verb cause to conform to standard or norm
    standardise.
    • The weights and measures were standardized
  • verb evaluate by comparing with a standard
    standardise.

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truncate

  • verb replace a corner by a plane
  • verb approximate by ignoring all terms beyond a chosen one
    • truncate a series

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gross

  • noun twelve dozen
    144.
  • noun the entire amount of income before any deductions are made
    receipts; revenue.

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valuate

  • verb evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of
    evaluate; measure; value; assess; appraise.
    • I will have the family jewels appraised by a professional
    • access all the factors when taking a risk

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inheritance_tax

  • noun a tax on the estate of the deceased person
    death tax; death duty; estate tax.

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sounding

  • noun a measure of the depth of water taken with a sounding line
  • noun the act of measuring depth of water (usually with a sounding line)

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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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important

  • adjective of great significance or value
    of import.
    • important people
    • the important questions of the day
  • adjective important in effect or meaning
    significant.
    • a significant change in tax laws
    • a significant change in the Constitution
    • a significant contribution
    • significant details
    • statistically significant

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arbiter

  • noun someone with the power to settle matters at will
    supreme authority.
    • she was the final arbiter on all matters of fashion
  • noun someone chosen to judge and decide a disputed issue
    arbitrator; umpire.
    • the critic was considered to be an arbiter of modern literature
    • the arbitrator's authority derived from the consent of the disputants
    • an umpire was appointed to settle the tax case

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hydrometry

  • noun the measurement of specific gravity
    gravimetry.

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scorer

  • noun a player who makes a score in a game or contest
  • noun a logger who marks trees to be felled

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protective_tariff

  • noun a tariff imposed to protect domestic firms from import competition

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laudatory

  • adjective satellite full of or giving praise
    praiseful; praising.
    • a laudatory remark

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thermogravimetry

  • noun the measurement of changes in weight as a function of changes in temperature used as a technique of chemically analyzing substances

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monetary_standard

  • noun the value behind the money in a monetary system
    standard.

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land

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

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interval

  • noun a definite length of time marked off by two instants
    time interval.
  • noun a set containing all points (or all real numbers) between two given endpoints

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rule

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

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gratulatory

  • adjective satellite expressive of sympathetic pleasure or joy on account of someone's success or good fortune
    congratulatory.
    • a congratulatory telegram
    • the usual congratulatory crowd was conspicuously absent
    • a gratulatory address

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mass

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

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time

  • noun an instance or single occasion for some event
    clip.
    • this time he succeeded
    • he called four times
    • he could do ten at a clip
  • noun a period of time considered as a resource under your control and sufficient to accomplish something
    • take time to smell the roses
    • I didn't have time to finish
    • it took more than half my time

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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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