tee (Also teed, tees, teeing) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to tee


  • noun a place where voters go to cast their votes in an election
    polling station.

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  • noun an act that violates the rules of a sport
  • verb hit a foul ball

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  • noun a period of time spent in military service
    tour; term of enlistment; enlistment; duty tour; tour of duty.
  • noun the state of inactivity following an interruption
    halt; stoppage; stop; arrest; stay; check.
    • the negotiations were in arrest
    • held them in check
    • during the halt he got some lunch
    • the momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow
    • he spent the entire stop in his seat

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  • verb bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations
    regularise; regulate; order; govern.
    • We cannot regulate the way people dress
    • This town likes to regulate
  • verb make regular or more regular
    • regularize the heart beat with a pace maker

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  • verb insert a catheter into (a body part)
    • catheterize the patient's bladder

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  • noun stately heavy-bodied aquatic bird with very long neck and usually white plumage as adult
  • verb to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true
    avow; affirm; verify; assert; swear; aver.
    • Before God I swear I am innocent

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

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  • noun an equal exchange
    swop; barter; trade.
    • we had no money so we had to live by barter
  • verb exchange or give (something) in exchange for
    switch; swop; trade.

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  • noun an iron with considerable loft
    nine iron.

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  • noun a feeling of self-respect and personal worth
  • noun satisfaction with your (or another's) achievements
    • he takes pride in his son's success

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  • noun controlling influence
  • noun pitching dangerously to one side
    tilt; careen; rock.

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  • noun (architecture) a step on the top of a gable wall
    corbiestep; corbel step; crow step.

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  • verb define clearly
    nail down; narrow down; narrow; specify; peg down.
    • I cannot narrow down the rules for this game
  • verb place in a confining or embarrassing position
    • He was trapped in a difficult situation

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  • noun a growth in strength or number or importance
  • noun the act of changing location in an upward direction
    ascension; ascent; ascending.

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  • noun a square hole made to receive a tenon and so to form a joint
  • verb cut a hole for a tenon in

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  • noun (baseball) base consisting of a rubber slab where the batter stands; it must be touched by a base runner in order to score
    home; home base; plate.
    • he ruled that the runner failed to touch home

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  • noun an educational institution
    • the school was founded in 1900
  • noun a building where young people receive education
    • the school was built in 1932
    • he walked to school every morning

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  • noun a mixer incorporating a coil of wires; used for whipping eggs or cream
  • noun a small short-handled broom used to brush clothes
    whisk broom.

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  • verb make a sibilant sound
  • verb move with a whishing sound
    • The car whished past her

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  • adjective satellite made or consisting of (entirely or in part) or employing wood
    • a wooden box
    • an ancient cart with wooden wheels
  • adjective satellite lacking ease or grace
    • the actor's performance was wooden
    • a wooden smile

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(Ethnol.) Of or pertaining to the Gael, esp. to the Celtic Highlanders of Scotland; as, the Gaelic language.

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  • noun the act of enclosing something inside something else
    envelopment; inclosure; enclosure.
  • verb enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering
    wrap; enclose; envelop; enfold; enwrap.
    • Fog enveloped the house

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  • noun rower's seat that slides fore and aft

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  • noun clothing in general
    apparel; dress; wearing apparel.
    • she was refined in her choice of apparel
    • he always bought his clothes at the same store
    • fastidious about his dress
  • verb provide with clothes or put clothes on
    enclothe; garment; fit out; garb; raiment; apparel; habilitate; dress; tog; clothe.
    • Parents must feed and dress their child

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  • noun a wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedals
    wheel; bike; cycle.
  • verb ride a bicycle
    wheel; pedal; bike; cycle.

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  • noun bedding made of two layers of cloth filled with stuffing and stitched together
    comforter; puff; comfort.
  • verb stitch or sew together
    • quilt the skirt

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  • verb make a logical or causal connection
    tie in; associate; relate; link; connect; link up.
    • I cannot connect these two pieces of evidence in my mind
    • colligate these facts
    • I cannot relate these events at all
  • verb consider (an instance of something) as part of a general rule or principle

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

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  • noun a brace worn to strengthen the ankle

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  • noun restraint consisting of a rope (or light chain) used to restrain an animal
    leash; lead.
  • verb tie with a tether
    • tether horses

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  • noun manner of acting or controlling yourself
    behaviour; doings; behavior.
  • noun (behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people
    demeanour; behaviour; demeanor; deportment; behavior.

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  • verb put down in writing; of texts, musical compositions, etc.
    get down; put down; write down.
  • verb reach or come to rest
    • The bird landed on the highest branch
    • The plane landed in Istanbul

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  • noun a position particularly well suited to the person who occupies it
    • he found his niche in the academic world
  • noun a small concavity
    recession; corner; recess.

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  • noun a plaything consisting of a board balanced on a fulcrum; the board is ridden up and down by children at either end
    tilting board; teeter; teeter-totter; seesaw; dandle board; teeterboard.
  • verb ride on a plank
    seesaw; teeter-totter.

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  • verb plug into an outlet
    plug into; connect.
    • Please plug in the toaster!
    • Connect the TV so we can watch the football game tonight

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  • noun the natural process of laying down a deposit of something
  • noun (law) a pretrial interrogation of a witness; usually conducted in a lawyer's office

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  • noun a site where toxic wastes have been dumped and the Environmental Protection Agency has designated them to be cleaned up
    toxic site; toxic waste area.

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  • noun a heavy open wagon usually having two wheels and drawn by an animal
  • noun wheeled vehicle that can be pushed by a person; may have one or two or four wheels
    handcart; go-cart; pushcart.
    • he used a handcart to carry the rocks away
    • their pushcart was piled high with groceries

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  • noun a reformer who opposes the use of intoxicating beverages
  • verb remove the moisture from and make dry
    dry out.
    • dry clothes
    • dry hair

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  • noun a state of equilibrium
  • noun equality between the totals of the credit and debit sides of an account

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  • noun a concave cut into a surface or edge (as in a coastline)
  • noun the formation of small pits in a surface as a consequence of corrosion
    pitting; roughness.

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  • noun an uninflected function word that serves to conjoin words or phrases or clauses or sentences
    continuative; conjunction; connective.
  • adjective serving or tending to connect

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  • adjective satellite meant or adapted for an occasion or use
    • a tractor suitable (or fit) for heavy duty
    • not an appropriate (or fit) time for flippancy
  • adjective satellite worthy of being chosen especially as a spouse
    desirable; worthy.
    • the parents found the girl suitable for their son

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  • verb get by special effort
    • He procured extra cigarettes even though they were rationed
  • verb cause to be firmly attached
    fasten; fix.
    • fasten the lock onto the door
    • she fixed her gaze on the man

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  • noun a golfer whose shots typically curve right (for right-handed golfers)
  • noun a machine for cutting; usually with a revolving blade

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  • noun a fastener that serves to join or connect
    linkup; link; tie.
    • the walls are held together with metal links placed in the wet mortar during construction

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  • verb arrange serially
    • Serialize the numbers

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  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of six and one
    heptad; sevener; VII; septet; 7; septenary.
  • noun one of four playing cards in a deck with seven pips on the face

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  • verb substitute a person or thing for (another that is broken or inefficient or lost or no longer working or yielding what is expected)
    • He replaced the old razor blade
    • We need to replace the secretary that left a month ago
    • the insurance will replace the lost income
    • This antique vase can never be replaced
  • verb take the place or move into the position of
    supercede; supplant; supersede; supervene upon.
    • Smith replaced Miller as CEO after Miller left
    • the computer has supplanted the slide rule
    • Mary replaced Susan as the team's captain and the highest-ranked player in the school

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  • noun the charge for carrying burdens by porters
  • noun the transportation of burdens by porters

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  • verb hold back to a later time
    prorogue; defer; remit; put off; put over; shelve; table; postpone; hold over.
    • let's postpone the exam
  • verb slow down the progress of; hinder
    • His late start set him back

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  • noun a farm tool having one or more heavy blades to break the soil and cut a furrow prior to sowing
  • verb to break and turn over earth especially with a plow
    turn; plough.
    • Farmer Jones plowed his east field last week
    • turn the earth in the Spring

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  • noun the noise of a rounded object dropping into a liquid without a splash
  • verb drop something with a plopping sound

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  • noun a specific (often simplistic) category
  • noun a small compartment

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  • verb arrange according to grades
    • These lines are gradated
  • verb pass imperceptibly from one degree, shade, or tone into another
    • The paint on these walls gradates but you don't see it

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

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  • noun bearings containing small metal balls
    needle bearing; roller bearing.

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  • noun a tract of land used for burials
    graveyard; burial ground; memorial park; cemetery; burial site; necropolis.

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

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  • noun a brace worn to support the back

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

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  • noun a unit of length equal to 3 feet; defined as 91.44 centimeters; originally taken to be the average length of a stride
  • noun the enclosed land around a house or other building
    curtilage; grounds.
    • it was a small house with almost no yard

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  • noun an opening into or through something
  • noun an opening deliberately made in or through something

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  • noun the act of grasping
    grip; clutches; clutch; clench; grasp; clasp.
    • he released his clasp on my arm
    • he has a strong grip for an old man
    • she kept a firm hold on the railing
  • noun understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something
    grasp; appreciation.
    • he has a good grasp of accounting practices

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  • noun a new branch
  • noun the act of shooting at targets
    • they hold a shoot every weekend during the summer

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  • noun all the plant life in a particular region or period
    botany; vegetation.
    • Pleistocene vegetation
    • the flora of southern California
    • the botany of China
  • noun (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
    plant; plant life.

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  • noun the shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is made
    juncture; joint; junction; articulation.
  • noun a set containing all and only the members of two or more given sets
    union; sum.
    • let C be the union of the sets A and B

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  • verb to make a mistake or be incorrect
    slip; mistake.
  • verb wander from a direct course or at random
    drift; stray.
    • The child strayed from the path and her parents lost sight of her
    • don't drift from the set course

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  • verb carry out or participate in an activity; be involved in
    prosecute; engage.
    • She pursued many activities
    • They engaged in a discussion
  • verb follow in or as if in pursuit
    • The police car pursued the suspected attacker
    • Her bad deed followed her and haunted her dreams all her life

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  • verb go ashore
    disembark; set down.
    • The passengers disembarked at Southampton

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  • noun the action of interjecting or interposing an action or remark that interrupts
    interpellation; interjection; interpolation.
  • noun the act or fact of interposing one thing between or among others

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  • verb set up for use
    instal; set up; put in.
    • install the washer and dryer
    • We put in a new sink
  • verb put into an office or a position
    • the new president was installed immediately after the election

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  • verb hold back to a later time
    prorogue; set back; defer; remit; put off; put over; table; postpone; hold over.
    • let's postpone the exam
  • verb place on a shelf
    • shelve books

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  • noun (botany) the usually underground organ that lacks buds or leaves or nodes; absorbs water and mineral salts; usually it anchors the plant to the ground
  • noun the place where something begins, where it springs into being
    origin; beginning; rootage; source.
    • the Italian beginning of the Renaissance
    • Jupiter was the origin of the radiation
    • Pittsburgh is the source of the Ohio River
    • communism's Russian root

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

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  • noun a camp providing care and activities for children during the daytime

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  • noun United States golfer (born in 1929)
    Arnold Daniel Palmer; Palmer.

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  • noun the act of moving something from one location to another
    transfer; conveyance; transportation; transport.

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  • noun gear (including necessary machinery) for a particular enterprise
  • noun a truck consisting of a tractor and trailer together
    trailer truck; tractor trailer; semi; trucking rig; articulated lorry.

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  • noun a handle (as of a gun or saw) shaped like the butt of a pistol

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  • noun a person who brings order and organization to an enterprise
    arranger; organiser.
    • she was the organizer of the meeting
  • noun someone who enlists workers to join a union
    labor organizer; organiser.

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  • noun United States golfer who won many major golf tournaments (1912-1997)
    William Benjamin Hogan; Ben Hogan.
  • noun a Navajo lodge covered with earth; traditionally built with the entrance facing east

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  • noun a game in which iron rings (or open iron rings) are thrown at a stake in the ground in the hope of encircling it
  • noun game equipment consisting of a ring of iron or circle of rope used in playing the game of quoits

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  • noun the space left between the margin and the start of an indented line
    indent; indenture; indentation.

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  • noun either extremity of something that has length
    • the end of the pier
    • she knotted the end of the thread
    • they rode to the end of the line
    • the terminals of the anterior arches of the fornix
  • noun the point in time at which something ends
    • the end of the year
    • the ending of warranty period

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  • noun the act of going from one place to another
    travelling; traveling.
    • he enjoyed selling but he hated the travel
  • noun a movement through space that changes the location of something
    change of location.

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  • noun a tract of land used for burials
    graveyard; burial ground; cemetery; burying ground; burial site; necropolis.

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  • noun a relatively insignificant position from which future progress might be made
    • American diplomacy provided a toehold on which to proceed toward peace talks
    • his father gave him a toehold in the oil business
  • noun a small foothold used in climbing

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  • verb attach with or as if with a pin
    pin down.
    • pin up a picture

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  • noun the act of hopping; jumping upward or forward (especially on one foot)
  • noun twining perennials having cordate leaves and flowers arranged in conelike spikes; the dried flowers of this plant are used in brewing to add the characteristic bitter taste to beer

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  • adjective of or relating to or caused by a toxin or poison
    • suffering from exposure to toxic substances

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  • noun a judge of a probate court
  • noun the expected or commonplace condition or situation
    • not out of the ordinary

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

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  • noun the Gaelic of Scotland
    Scots Gaelic.

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  • noun steps consisting of two parallel members connected by rungs; for climbing up or down
  • noun ascending stages by which somebody or something can progress
    • he climbed the career ladder

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  • noun the act of slowing down or falling behind
    retardation; slowdown.
  • noun the time between one event, process, or period and another
    meantime; interim; meanwhile.
    • meanwhile the socialists are running the government

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

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  • noun a curved shape in the vertical plane that spans an opening
  • noun a curved bony structure supporting or enclosing organs (especially the inner sides of the feet)

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

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  • noun a solid projectile that in former times was fired from a cannon
    cannon ball; round shot.

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  • verb to come or go into
    move into; go in; get into; come in; go into; get in.
    • the boat entered an area of shallow marshes
  • verb become a participant; be involved in
    • enter a race
    • enter an agreement
    • enter a drug treatment program
    • enter negotiations

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

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

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  • noun place of business where professional or clerical duties are performed
    business office.
    • he rented an office in the new building
  • noun an administrative unit of government
    agency; authority; bureau; federal agency; government agency.
    • the Central Intelligence Agency
    • the Census Bureau
    • Office of Management and Budget
    • Tennessee Valley Authority

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

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  • verb take or catch as if in a snare or trap
    entrap; frame; set up.
    • I was set up!
    • The innocent man was framed by the police
  • verb catch in or as if in a trap
    trammel; entrap; snare; trap.
    • The men trap foxes

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  • noun (football) a kick from the center of the field to start a football game or to resume it after a score
  • noun the time at which something is supposed to begin
    outset; get-go; showtime; starting time; start; offset; beginning; commencement; first.
    • they got an early start
    • she knew from the get-go that he was the man for her

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  • noun an accumulation of refuse and discarded matter
    scrapheap; trash heap; garbage heap; refuse heap; junk heap; rubbish heap; trash pile.

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  • noun (archeology) a mound of domestic refuse containing shells and animal bones marking the site of a prehistoric settlement
    kitchen midden; eitchen midden.
  • noun a heap of dung or refuse
    dunghill; muckheap; muckhill.

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  • noun a sweet syrupy trihydroxy alcohol obtained by saponification of fats and oils
    glycerin; glycerol.

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  • noun the area between the tee and putting green where the grass is cut short
  • noun the usual course taken by vessels through a harbor or coastal waters

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  • noun informal terms for a difficult situation
    kettle of fish; mess; muddle; jam; hole; pickle.
    • he got into a terrible fix
    • he made a muddle of his marriage
  • noun something craved, especially an intravenous injection of a narcotic drug
    • she needed a fix of chocolate

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  • noun a disreputable vagrant
    hobo; bum.
    • a homeless tramp
    • he tried to help the really down-and-out bums
  • noun a person who engages freely in promiscuous sex

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  • noun a game in which players hit a wooden ball through a series of hoops; the winner is the first to traverse all the hoops and hit a peg
  • verb drive away by hitting with one's ball, "croquet the opponent's ball"

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  • noun the wire that carries telegraph and telephone signals
    telephone wire; telegraph line; telegraph wire.
  • noun a telephone connection
    telephone circuit; line; phone line; subscriber line.

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  • verb place so as to overlap
    • imbricate the roof tiles
  • verb overlap
    • The roof tiles imbricate

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  • verb fix to; attach
    tack on; tack; tag on; append.
    • append a charm to the necklace
  • verb be persistent, refuse to stop
    persevere; hold on; hang in; persist.
    • he persisted to call me every night
    • The child persisted and kept asking questions

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  • noun a shelter with perches for fowl or other birds
  • noun a perch on which domestic fowl rest or sleep

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  • noun an unofficial association of people or groups
    circle; set; lot.
    • the smart set goes there
    • they were an angry lot
  • noun instrumentalists not including string players

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

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  • adjective relating to or caused by structure, especially political or economic structure
    • structural unemployment in a technological society
  • adjective relating to or having or characterized by structure
    • structural engineer
    • structural errors
    • structural simplicity

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  • noun (horseshoes) the throw of a horseshoe so as to lean against (but not encircle) the stake
  • adjective lacking excess flesh
    lean; thin.
    • you can't be too rich or too thin
    • Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look"-Shakespeare

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  • noun golf scoring by total strokes taken
    stroke play.

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  • verb direct one's course or way
    • wend your way through the crowds

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  • noun the spatial property resulting from the arrangement of parts in relation to each other and to the whole
    • harmonious composition is essential in a serious work of art
  • noun the way in which someone or something is composed
    physical composition; make-up; makeup; constitution.

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  • noun a wooden peg that is used to fasten timbers in shipbuilding; water causes the peg to swell and hold the timbers fast
    trunnel; treenail.

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  • 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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  • noun the ritual placing of a corpse in a grave
    interment; sepulture; inhumation; entombment.
  • noun concealing something under the ground

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

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  • noun a harmonious state of things in general and of their properties (as of colors and sounds); congruity of parts with one another and with the whole
    concordance; harmony.
  • noun capital of the state of New Hampshire; located in south central New Hampshire on the Merrimack river
    capital of New Hampshire.

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  • noun a church congregation guided by a pastor
  • noun a group of birds

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  • noun a structure consisting of an area that has been enclosed for some purpose
  • noun the act of enclosing something inside something else
    envelopment; inclosure; enclosing.

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  • noun a ditch dug as a fortification having a parapet of the excavated earth
  • noun a long steep-sided depression in the ocean floor
    oceanic abyss; deep.

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  • noun hitting a golf ball off of a tee with a driver
    • he sliced his drive out of bounds
  • noun the act of controlling and steering the movement of a vehicle or animal

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  • noun the noise produced by the sudden rush of a fluid (a gas or liquid)
  • verb move with a sibilant sound
    • He whooshed the doors open

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  • noun a laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port
    dock-walloper; lumper; dockhand; loader; stevedore; dockworker; docker; longshoreman.

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  • noun a plaything consisting of a board balanced on a fulcrum; the board is ridden up and down by children at either end
    tilting board; teeter-totter; teetertotter; seesaw; dandle board; teeterboard.
  • verb move unsteadily, with a rocking motion
    totter; seesaw.

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  • noun a point located with respect to surface features of some region
    spot; place.
    • this is a nice place for a picnic
    • a bright spot on a planet

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  • noun United States general in the Union Army who was defeated at Chancellorsville by Robert E. Lee (1814-1879)
    Joseph Hooker; Fighting Joe Hooker.
  • noun English theologian (1554-1600)
    Richard Hooker.

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  • adjective satellite being a smooth continuous motion
  • verb move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner
    slew; slide; skid; slip; slue.
    • the wheels skidded against the sidewalk

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  • verb hold back to a later time
    set back; defer; remit; put off; put over; shelve; table; postpone; hold over.
    • let's postpone the exam
  • verb adjourn by royal prerogative; without dissolving the legislative body

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  • noun a person who joins with others in some activity or endeavor
    • he had to consult his associate before continuing
  • noun a friend who is frequently in the company of another
    familiar; comrade; fellow; companion.
    • drinking companions
    • comrades in arms

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

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  • 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
    • they live by the standards of their community

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  • noun an arrangement of people or things acting as a unit
    • a defensive formation
    • a formation of planes
  • noun the act of fabricating something in a particular shape

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  • noun restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place
    fixing; fastener; holdfast.
  • noun the act of fastening things together

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  • verb take or catch as if in a snare or trap
    ensnare; frame; set up.
    • I was set up!
    • The innocent man was framed by the police
  • verb catch in or as if in a trap
    trammel; ensnare; snare; trap.
    • The men trap foxes

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  • verb place on top of
    lay over; superpose.
    • can you superimpose the two images?

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  • noun a fabric made by knitting
  • noun a basic knitting stitch
    plain; plain stitch; knit stitch.

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  • noun a worker who puts things (as books) on shelves

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  • noun the act of swinging a golf club at a golf ball and (usually) hitting it
    golf shot; swing.

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  • verb create (as an entity)
    organise; form.
    • social groups form everywhere
    • They formed a company
  • verb cause to be structured or ordered or operating according to some principle or idea

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  • verb take a walk; go for a walk; walk for pleasure
    • The lovers held hands while walking
    • We like to walk every Sunday

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  • verb make an addition
    • Let's add on to this
  • verb add to the very end
    affix; supplement; append.
    • He appended a glossary to his novel where he used an invented language

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  • verb place (something) where one cannot find it again
    mislay; lose.
    • I misplaced my eyeglasses
  • verb place or position wrongly; put in the wrong position
    • misplaced modifiers

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

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  • verb go ashore
    set down; debark.
    • The passengers disembarked at Southampton

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  • noun generic name for certain synthetic or semisynthetic materials that can be molded or extruded into objects or films or filaments or used for making e.g. coatings and adhesives
  • noun a card (usually plastic) that assures a seller that the person using it has a satisfactory credit rating and that the issuer will see to it that the seller receives payment for the merchandise delivered
    charge plate; charge card; credit card.
    • do you take plastic?

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  • noun the front part of a guided missile or rocket or torpedo that carries the nuclear or explosive charge or the chemical or biological agents
    load; warhead.
  • noun goods carried by a large vehicle
    load; cargo; lading; shipment; loading; consignment; freight.

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  • noun work done by one person or group that benefits another
    • budget separately for goods and services
  • noun an act of help or assistance
    • he did them a service

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

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  • noun the act of hauling something (as a vehicle) by means of a hitch or rope
    • the truck gave him a tow to the garage
  • verb drag behind
    • Horses used to tow barges along the canal

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  • noun a high place
    • they stood on high and observed the countryside
    • he doesn't like heights
  • noun the vertical dimension of extension; distance from the base of something to the top
    tallness; height.

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  • noun (sports) dropping the ball
  • verb feel about uncertainly or blindly
    • She groped for her glasses in the darkness of the bedroom

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  • verb move ahead; travel onward in time or space
    continue; proceed.
    • We proceeded towards Washington
    • She continued in the direction of the hills
    • We are moving ahead in time now

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  • adverb in a purposeful manner
    • he caught the motorcycles in the full glare of his headlights, braked and slipped purposefully out of the car

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  • verb move without being stable, as if threatening to fall
    • The drunk man tottered over to our table
  • verb walk unsteadily
    waddle; paddle; coggle; dodder; toddle.
    • small children toddle

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  • 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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  • verb create by putting components or members together
    set up; tack; assemble; piece; put together.
    • She pieced a quilt
    • He tacked together some verses
    • They set up a committee

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  • noun a very slow movement
    • the traffic advanced at a crawl
  • noun a swimming stroke; arms are moved alternately overhead accompanied by a flutter kick
    Australian crawl; front crawl.

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  • noun the property created by the space between two objects or points
  • noun a distant region
    • I could see it in the distance

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  • noun the act of assuming or maintaining a reclining position
  • verb move the upper body backwards and down
    recline; lean back.

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  • noun a reference point to shoot at
    • his arrow hit the mark
  • noun a person who is the aim of an attack (especially a victim of ridicule or exploitation) by some hostile person or influence
    fair game; prey; quarry.
    • he fell prey to muggers
    • everyone was fair game
    • the target of a manhunt

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  • noun a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
  • noun a figure that branches from a single root
    tree diagram.
    • genealogical tree

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  • noun United States golfer known for the graceful arc of his swing (1912-2002)
    Snead; Samuel Jackson Snead.

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

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

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  • noun a structure that allows people or vehicles to cross an obstacle such as a river or canal or railway etc.
  • noun a circuit consisting of two branches (4 arms arranged in a diamond configuration) across which a meter is connected
    bridge circuit.

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  • noun the starting place for each hole on a golf course
    • they were waiting on the first tee

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  • noun shelf that projects from wall above fireplace
    mantelpiece; mantlepiece; mantel; mantle.
    • in Britain they call a mantel a chimneypiece

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  • noun a contemporary person
  • noun a typeface (based on an 18th century design by Gianbattista Bodoni) distinguished by regular shape and hairline serifs and heavy downstrokes
    Bodoni font; modern font; Bodoni.

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  • noun the target of a projectile (as a bomb or missile)
  • noun the site of the World Trade Center before it was destroyed

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  • noun a shelter or screen providing protection from enemy fire or from the weather
  • noun a small fort or earthwork defending a ford, pass, or castle gate

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  • noun a small hard fruit
  • noun a mature fertilized plant ovule consisting of an embryo and its food source and having a protective coat or testa

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  • verb put clothing on one's body
    assume; don; get into; wear.
    • What should I wear today?
    • He put on his best suit for the wedding
    • The princess donned a long blue dress
    • The queen assumed the stately robes
    • He got into his jeans
  • verb add to something existing
    • She put on a sun room

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  • verb pull back or move away or backward
    retire; recede; pull back; move back; withdraw; pull away; retreat.
    • The enemy withdrew
    • The limo pulled away from the curb
  • verb use a surgical instrument to hold open (the edges of a wound or an organ)
    retract; pull back.

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  • noun the act of swinging a golf club at a golf ball and (usually) hitting it
    golf stroke; swing.

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  • noun a sturdy thickset short-haired breed with a large head and strong undershot lower jaw; developed originally in England for bull baiting
    English bulldog.
  • verb attack viciously and ferociously

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  • noun the first or highest or most important or most ostentatious place

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  • verb transfer to another
    communicate; convey.
    • communicate a disease
  • verb transmit or serve as the medium for transmission
    impart; carry; convey; conduct; channel.
    • Sound carries well over water
    • The airwaves carry the sound
    • Many metals conduct heat

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  • noun (football) the person who plays quarterback
    field general; signal caller.
  • noun (American football) the position of the football player in the backfield who directs the offensive play of his team
    field general; signal caller.
    • quarterback is the most important position on the team

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  • noun United States labor leader (born in Ireland) who helped to found the Industrial Workers of the World (1830-1930)
    Mary Harris Jones; Mother Jones.
  • noun United States railroad engineer who died trying to stop his train from crashing into another train; a friend wrote a famous ballad describing the incident (1864-1900)
    John Luther Jones; Casey Jones.

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  • noun support consisting of metal loops into which rider's feet go
    stirrup iron.
  • noun the stirrup-shaped ossicle that transmits sound from the incus to the cochlea

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  • noun support consisting of metal loops into which rider's feet go

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  • noun a loud low dull continuous noise
    rumbling; grumble; grumbling.
    • they heard the rumbling of thunder
  • noun a servant's seat (or luggage compartment) in the rear of a carriage

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  • verb pull back or move away or backward
    retire; recede; pull back; withdraw; pull away; draw back; retreat.
    • The enemy withdrew
    • The limo pulled away from the curb

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  • noun death of a person
    • he went to his grave without forgiving me
    • from cradle to grave
  • noun a place for the burial of a corpse (especially beneath the ground and marked by a tombstone)
    • he put flowers on his mother's grave

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  • verb become turned or set on end
    • the airplanes upended
  • verb set, turn, or stand on end
    • upend the box and empty the contents

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  • noun a person who ousts or supplants someone else
  • noun a mechanism in a firearm that ejects the empty shell case after firing
    cartridge ejector.

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  • verb to force onto another
    • He foisted his work on me
  • verb insert surreptitiously or without warrant

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

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

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  • noun volcanic rock consisting of large fragments fused together
  • noun a collection of objects laid on top of each other
    cumulus; pile; heap; mound; cumulation.

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  • 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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  • noun a square hole made to receive a tenon and so to form a joint
  • verb cut a hole for a tenon in

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  • noun an undercarriage that supports the weight of the plane when it is on the ground

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  • noun an explosive device fused to explode under specific conditions
  • noun strong sealed vessel for measuring heat of combustion
    bomb calorimeter.

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  • verb go into retirement; stop performing one's work or withdraw from one's position
    • He retired at age 68
  • verb withdraw from active participation
    • He retired from chess

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

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  • noun an armchair whose back can be lowered and foot can be raised to allow the sitter to recline in it
    reclining chair; lounger.

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  • noun the quantity contained in a bottle

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  • noun a tract of land used for burials
    graveyard; burial ground; memorial park; cemetery; burying ground; necropolis.

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  • noun (baseball) base consisting of a rubber slab where the batter stands; it must be touched by a base runner in order to score
    home; home base; home plate.
    • he ruled that the runner failed to touch home
  • noun a sheet of metal or wood or glass or plastic

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

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

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  • noun an accumulation of refuse and discarded matter
    scrapheap; trash heap; garbage heap; refuse heap; junk pile; rubbish heap; trash pile.

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  • verb install again
    • She reinstalled the washer after it had been repaired

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

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

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

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  • verb plant again or anew
    • They replanted the land
    • He replanted the seedlings

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  • verb act or move at high speed
    rush; festinate; look sharp; hurry.
    • We have to rush!
    • hurry--it's late!
  • verb move fast
    rush; bucket along; hotfoot; belt along; cannonball along; race; step on it; hie; speed; pelt along; rush along.
    • He rushed down the hall to receive his guests
    • The cars raced down the street

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  • noun water at boiling temperature diffused in the atmosphere
  • verb travel by means of steam power
    • The ship steamed off into the Pacific

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  • noun an ancient Mediterranean seaport that was a thriving city state in Phoenicia during the second millennium BC; was the chief port for the export of papyrus; located in Lebanon to the north of Beirut; now partially excavated

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  • noun a traveling show; having sideshows and rides and games of skill etc.
    funfair; carnival.
  • noun gathering of producers to promote business
    • world fair
    • trade fair
    • book fair

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  • noun an established custom
    • it was their habit to dine at 7 every evening
  • noun (psychology) an automatic pattern of behavior in reaction to a specific situation; may be inherited or acquired through frequent repetition
    • owls have nocturnal habits
    • she had a habit twirling the ends of her hair
    • long use had hardened him to it

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  • noun the length of a line segment between the center and circumference of a circle or sphere
  • noun a straight line from the center to the perimeter of a circle (or from the center to the surface of a sphere)

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  • noun the act of combining one thing at intervals among other things
    • the interspersion of illustrations in the text

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  • noun a movement through space that changes the location of something

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  • noun a three-legged metal stand for supporting a cooking vessel in a hearth
  • noun a stand with short feet used under a hot dish on a table

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  • noun the part of a gunlock that strikes the percussion cap when the trigger is pulled
  • noun a hand tool with a heavy rigid head and a handle; used to deliver an impulsive force by striking

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  • verb bring under Soviet control, of a country
  • verb model a country's social, political, and economic structure on the Soviet Union
    • Castro sovietized Cuba

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  • adjective satellite not present; having left
    • he's away right now
    • you must not allow a stranger into the house when your mother is away
  • adjective used of an opponent's ground
    • an away game

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  • noun a coffin along with its stand
    • we followed the bier to the graveyard
  • noun a stand to support a corpse or a coffin prior to burial

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  • noun a structural member used to stiffen a framework
  • verb prepare (oneself) for something unpleasant or difficult
    brace; poise.

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  • noun long iron with a nearly vertical face

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  • noun military installation consisting of a prepared position for siting a weapon
  • noun the act of putting something in a certain place
    placement; positioning; location; position; locating.

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  • verb place side by side
    • The fauvists juxtaposed strong colors

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  • verb extend in scope or range or area
    broaden; widen.
    • The law was extended to all citizens
    • widen the range of applications
    • broaden your horizon
    • Extend your backyard
  • verb stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point
    go; run; lead; pass.
    • Service runs all the way to Cranbury
    • His knowledge doesn't go very far
    • My memory extends back to my fourth year of life
    • The facts extend beyond a consideration of her personal assets

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  • noun covering with a design in which one element covers a part of another (as with tiles or shingles)
    imbrication; overlapping.
  • verb lie partly over or alongside of something or of one another

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  • noun a site where care and activities are provided for children during the summer months
    • city kids get to see the country at a summer camp

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  • noun (logic) a proposition that is accepted as true in order to provide a basis for logical reasoning
  • verb put (something somewhere) firmly
    fix; situate; deposit.
    • She posited her hand on his shoulder
    • deposit the suitcase on the bench
    • fix your eyes on this spot

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  • 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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  • verb recover through digging
    • Schliemann excavated Troy
    • excavate gold
  • verb find by digging in the ground
    turn up; dig up.
    • I dug up an old box in the garden

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  • noun a grounder that rolls along the infield
  • noun a long heavy sea wave as it advances towards the shore
    rolling wave; roll.

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  • noun a laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port
    dock worker; lumper; dockhand; loader; stevedore; dockworker; docker; longshoreman.

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  • noun United States golfer who was first to win all four major golf tournaments (1902-1999)

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  • noun a subordinate who performs an important but routine function
    • he was a small cog in a large machine
  • noun tooth on the rim of gear wheel

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  • noun a location where toxic wastes can be or have been disposed of (often illegally)
    toxic dumpsite; toxic waste dump.

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  • noun a laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port
    dock worker; dock-walloper; lumper; dockhand; stevedore; dockworker; docker; longshoreman.
  • noun an attendant who loads guns for someone shooting game

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  • noun (medicine) a bandage consisting of a pad and belt; worn to hold a hernia in place by pressure
  • noun a framework of beams (rafters, posts, struts) forming a rigid structure that supports a roof or bridge or other structure

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  • noun hitting a golf ball that is on the green using a putter; he didn't sink a single putt over three feet"
    • his putting let him down today
  • verb strike (a golf ball) lightly, with a putter
    • he putted the ball several feet past the hole

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

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  • verb construct, build, or erect
    set up; put up; rear; raise.
    • Raise a barn
  • verb cause to rise up

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  • noun the act of exhibiting
    • a remarkable exhibition of musicianship
  • noun a collection of things (goods or works of art etc.) for public display
    expo; exposition.

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  • noun a characteristic state or mode of living
    • social life
    • city life
    • real life
  • noun the experience of being alive; the course of human events and activities
    • he could no longer cope with the complexities of life

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  • noun a person who works at a specific occupation
    • he is a good worker
  • noun a member of the working class (not necessarily employed)
    proletarian; prole.
    • workers of the world--unite!

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  • noun a seat in a car

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  • noun the act of giving temporary assistance
  • noun the component of the aerodynamic forces acting on an airfoil that opposes gravity
    aerodynamic lift.

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  • 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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  • noun a drawback or difficulty that is not readily evident
    • it sounds good but what's the catch?
  • noun the quantity that was caught
    • the catch was only 10 fish

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  • noun a piece of land where waste materials are dumped
    dump; rubbish dump; dumpsite; wasteyard; waste-yard; garbage dump.

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  • noun the power or ability to move
    locomotion; motive power.

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  • verb fix to; attach
    tack; tag on; append; hang on.
    • append a charm to the necklace

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  • noun a place of inviolable privacy
    sanctum sanctorum.
    • he withdrew to his sanctum sanctorum, where the children could never go
  • noun a sacred place of pilgrimage
    holy place; holy.

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  • noun a connection intended to be used for a limited time

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  • noun a mixture of gases (especially oxygen) required for breathing; the stuff that the wind consists of
    • air pollution
    • a smell of chemicals in the air
    • open a window and let in some air
    • I need some fresh air
  • noun the region above the ground
    • her hand stopped in mid air
    • he threw the ball into the air

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  • noun an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions
    intention; design; intent; purpose.
    • his intent was to provide a new translation
    • good intentions are not enough
    • it was created with the conscious aim of answering immediate needs
    • he made no secret of his designs
  • noun the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable)
    objective; object; target.
    • the sole object of her trip was to see her children

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  • 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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  • verb be earlier in time; go back further
    antecede; forego; predate; forgo; antedate.
    • Stone tools precede bronze tools
  • verb come before
    • Most English adjectives precede the noun they modify

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  • noun an iron with a short shaft and pitched face; for hitting short high shots

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  • noun a polyhedron having a polygonal base and triangular sides with a common vertex
  • noun (stock market) a series of transactions in which the speculator increases his holdings by using the rising market value of those holdings as margin for further purchases

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  • noun a support that you can lean against while sitting
    • the back of the dental chair was adjustable

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  • noun framework that serves as a support for the body of a vehicle

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  • noun a wedge used to loft the golf ball over obstacles

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

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  • noun a person who participates in or is skilled at some game
  • noun someone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession)
    musician; instrumentalist.

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  • noun any cone-shaped artifact
  • noun a shape whose base is a circle and whose sides taper up to a point
    cone shape; conoid.

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

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  • noun a seat consisting of a board and a rope; used while working aloft or over the side of a ship
    boatswain's chair.

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  • noun a recognition of meritorious service
    remembrance; commemoration.
  • noun a written statement of facts submitted in conjunction with a petition to an authority

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  • noun a manufacturer that makes and bottles beverages

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  • noun a document granting an inventor sole rights to an invention
    patent of invention.
  • noun an official document granting a right or privilege
    letters patent.

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  • noun the act of sending an accused person back into custody to await trial (or the continuation of the trial)
  • verb refer (a matter or legal case) to another committee or authority or court for decision
    send back; remit.

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  • verb travel volitionally and in a certain direction with a certain goal

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  • verb move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way
    go down; come down; fall.
    • The temperature is going down
    • The barometer is falling
    • The curtain fell on the diva
    • Her hand went up and then fell again
  • verb come from; be connected by a relationship of blood, for example
    derive; come.
    • She was descended from an old Italian noble family
    • he comes from humble origins

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

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  • noun a simple machine consisting of a circular frame with spokes (or a solid disc) that can rotate on a shaft or axle (as in vehicles or other machines)
  • noun a handwheel that is used for steering
    steering wheel.

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  • noun (Norse mythology) goddess of old age who defeated Thor in a wrestling match

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  • noun a special way of doing something
    knack; bent.
    • he had a bent for it
    • he had a special knack for getting into trouble
    • he couldn't get the hang of it
  • noun the way a garment hangs
    • he adjusted the hang of his coat

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  • verb cause to grow together parts from different plants
    engraft; graft.
    • graft the cherry tree branch onto the plum tree

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  • noun location near or direction toward the left side; i.e. the side to the north when a person or object faces east
    • she stood on the left
  • noun those who support varying degrees of social or political or economic change designed to promote the public welfare
    left wing.

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  • noun a worker who finds employment only in certain seasons
    seasonal worker.
  • adjective occurring at or dependent on a particular season
    • seasonal labor
    • a seasonal rise in unemployment

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  • noun the solid part of the earth's surface
    land; terra firma; earth; solid ground; ground.
    • the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land
    • the earth shook for several minutes
    • he dropped the logs on the ground

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  • verb administer or bestow, as in small portions
    dish out; deal; parcel out; dispense; dole out; administer; allot; lot; deal out; mete out; shell out.
    • administer critical remarks to everyone present
    • dole out some money
    • shell out pocket money for the children
    • deal a blow to someone
    • the machine dispenses soft drinks
  • verb distribute or disperse widely
    • The invaders spread their language all over the country

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  • noun a place for launching pads

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  • noun freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility)
    ease; rest; relaxation.
    • took his repose by the swimming pool
  • noun the absence of mental stress or anxiety
    peacefulness; peace; ataraxis; serenity; heartsease; peace of mind.

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  • noun Australian golfer (born in 1955)
    Norman; Greg Norman.

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  • noun an animal that has strayed (especially a domestic animal)
  • verb move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment
    ramble; cast; swan; drift; wander; tramp; range; rove; roam; vagabond; roll.
    • The gypsies roamed the woods
    • roving vagabonds
    • the wandering Jew
    • The cattle roam across the prairie
    • the laborers drift from one town to the next
    • They rolled from town to town

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  • noun freedom from difficulty or hardship or effort
    simplicity; simpleness; easiness.
    • he rose through the ranks with apparent ease
    • they put it into containers for ease of transportation
    • the very easiness of the deed held her back
  • noun a freedom from financial difficulty that promotes a comfortable state
    • a life of luxury and ease
    • he had all the material comforts of this world

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  • noun process or result of distributing or extending over a wide expanse of space
  • noun a conspicuous disparity or difference as between two figures
    • gap between income and outgo
    • the spread between lending and borrowing costs

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  • verb fall or diminish
    • The number of students in this course dropped off after the first test
  • verb change from a waking to a sleeping state
    drowse off; drift off; flake out; nod off; dope off; fall asleep; doze off.
    • he always falls asleep during lectures

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  • noun a piece of land where waste materials are dumped
    dump; trash dump; rubbish dump; dumpsite; wasteyard; garbage dump.

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  • noun the act of enclosing something inside something else
    inclosure; enclosure; enclosing.

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  • verb toss or strike a ball back and forth
  • verb exchange blows

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  • noun the time when something begins (especially life)
    • they divorced after the birth of the child
    • his election signaled the birth of a new age
  • noun the event of being born
    nativity; nascency; nascence.
    • they celebrated the birth of their first child

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

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  • noun (military) withdrawal of troops to a more favorable position to escape the enemy's superior forces or after a defeat
    • the disorderly retreat of French troops
  • noun a place of privacy; a place affording peace and quiet

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  • verb fly over
    pass over.
    • The plane passed over Damascus

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  • noun a rapid rise
    rapid climb; rapid growth.
  • noun the act of rising upward into the air

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  • verb move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way
    go down; descend; fall.
    • The temperature is going down
    • The barometer is falling
    • The curtain fell on the diva
    • Her hand went up and then fell again
  • verb be the essential element
    boil down; reduce.
    • The proposal boils down to a compromise

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  • verb come together or open into each other
    • the blood vessels anastomose
  • verb cause to join or open into each other by anastomosis
    • anastomose blood vessels

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  • noun a site where people on holiday can pitch a tent
    encampment; bivouac; camping site; campsite; camping area; campground.

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  • noun an abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature; it is something that nobody can take away"
    • they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights
    • Certain rights can never be granted to the government but must be kept in the hands of the people"- Eleanor Roosevelt
    • a right is not something that somebody gives you
  • noun location near or direction toward the right side; i.e. the side to the south when a person or object faces east
    • he stood on the right

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  • noun an accumulation of refuse and discarded matter
    scrapheap; trash heap; refuse heap; junk heap; junk pile; rubbish heap; trash pile.

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  • noun the bearing of a journal

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  • noun the part of a tooth above the gum that is covered with enamel
  • noun the Crown (or the reigning monarch) as the symbol of the power and authority of a monarchy
    • the colonies revolted against the Crown

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  • noun (golf) the long iron with the most nearly vertical face
    driving iron.

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  • verb link together
    couple; couple on.
    • can we couple these proposals?

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  • noun the placement of the fingers for playing different notes (or sequences of notes) on a musical instrument
  • noun touching something with the fingers

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

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  • verb live in or as if in a tent
    bivouac; camp; encamp; tent.
    • Can we go camping again this summer?
    • The circus tented near the town
    • The houseguests had to camp in the living room

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  • noun an area that is approximately central within some larger region
    heart; middle; eye; center.
    • 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 a low-lying region in central France

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  • noun the exchange of goods for an agreed sum of money
    selling; merchandising.
  • noun the commercial processes involved in promoting and selling and distributing a product or service
    • most companies have a manager in charge of marketing

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  • noun affected manners intended to impress others
    • don't put on airs with me
  • noun a posture assumed by models for photographic or artistic purposes

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  • noun one of the strands twisted together to make yarn or rope or thread; often used in combination
    • three-ply cord
    • four-ply yarn
  • noun (usually in combinations) one of several layers of cloth or paper or wood as in plywood

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  • verb move as if through a sieve
    • The soldiers sifted through the woods
  • verb separate by passing through a sieve or other straining device to separate out coarser elements
    strain; sieve.
    • sift the flour

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  • noun fabric comprising a fitted part at the top of a garment
  • noun an oppressive power
    • under the yoke of a tyrant
    • they threw off the yoke of domination

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  • verb go across or through
    go through; pass.
    • We passed the point where the police car had parked
    • A terrible thought went through his mind

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  • noun the position where someone (as a guard or sentry) stands or is assigned to stand
    • a soldier manned the entrance post
    • a sentry station
  • noun military installation at which a body of troops is stationed
    military post.
    • this military post provides an important source of income for the town nearby
    • there is an officer's club on the post

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  • verb cover from sight
    • Afghani women buried under their burkas
  • verb place in a grave or tomb
    lay to rest; inhume; inter; entomb.
    • Stalin was buried behind the Kremlin wall on Red Square
    • The pharaohs were entombed in the pyramids
    • My grandfather was laid to rest last Sunday

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  • noun support consisting of a radial member of a wheel joining the hub to the rim
    wheel spoke; radius.
  • noun one of the crosspieces that form the steps of a ladder
    rung; rundle.

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

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  • noun an armchair whose back can be lowered and foot can be raised to allow the sitter to recline in it
    recliner; lounger.

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  • verb to pass or move unobtrusively or smoothly
    • They slid through the wicket in the big gate

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  • noun a periodic publication containing pictures and stories and articles of interest to those who purchase it or subscribe to it
    • it takes several years before a magazine starts to break even or make money
  • noun product consisting of a paperback periodic publication as a physical object
    • tripped over a pile of magazines

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  • noun a county in northern England

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  • noun the quantity contained in a jar
    • he drank a jar of beer

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  • noun a law officer having duties similar to those of a sheriff in carrying out the judgments of a court of law
  • noun (in some countries) a military officer of highest rank

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  • verb find by digging in the ground
    turn up; excavate.
    • I dug up an old box in the garden
  • verb remove, harvest, or recover by digging
    dig out; dig.
    • dig salt
    • dig coal

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  • noun (in some countries) a military officer of highest rank
  • noun United States actor (1914-1998)
    E. G. Marshall.

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

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

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  • verb place in a grave or tomb
    lay to rest; inter; bury; entomb.
    • Stalin was buried behind the Kremlin wall on Red Square
    • The pharaohs were entombed in the pyramids
    • My grandfather was laid to rest last Sunday

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  • noun an adult female hog
  • verb place (seeds) in or on the ground for future growth
    • She sowed sunflower seeds

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  • noun hinge joint in the human leg connecting the tibia and fibula with the femur and protected in front by the patella
    genu; articulatio genus; knee joint; human knee.
  • noun joint between the femur and tibia in a quadruped; corresponds to the human knee

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  • noun a close-fitting pullover shirt
    tee shirt; jersey.

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  • noun a support placed at the end of a row of books to keep them upright (on a shelf or table)

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

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

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  • noun an L-shaped metal bracket
    angle bracket.

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

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  • noun the act of moving a newly built vessel into the water for the first time
  • noun the act of beginning something new
    unveiling; introduction; debut; entry; first appearance.
    • they looked forward to the debut of their new product line

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  • noun an intermediate platform in a staircase
  • noun structure providing a place where boats can land people or goods
    landing place.

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  • verb cost a certain amount
    put back; set back.
    • My daughter's wedding set me back $20,000

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  • noun a collection of objects laid on top of each other
    agglomerate; cumulus; pile; mound; cumulation.
  • 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; peck; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money

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  • noun any wall supporting a floor or the roof of a building

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  • verb move past
    travel by; pass by; go by; surpass; pass.
    • A black limousine passed by when she looked out the window
    • He passed his professor in the hall
    • One line of soldiers surpassed the other
  • verb be superior or better than some standard
    transcend; exceed; top; overstep; pass.
    • She exceeded our expectations
    • She topped her performance of last year

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

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  • verb cause to grow together parts from different plants
    ingraft; graft.
    • graft the cherry tree branch onto the plum tree
  • verb fix or set securely or deeply
    plant; implant; imbed; embed.
    • He planted a knee in the back of his opponent
    • The dentist implanted a tooth in the gum

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  • verb apply a heavy coat to
    plaster; plaster over.
  • verb attach to
    • affix the seal here

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  • noun a doubled or long consonant
    • the `n' in `thinness' is a geminate
  • verb form by reduplication
    • The consonant reduplicates after a short vowel
    • The morpheme can be reduplicated to emphasize the meaning of the word

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  • noun a laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port
    dock worker; dock-walloper; dockhand; loader; stevedore; dockworker; docker; longshoreman.
  • noun a taxonomist who classifies organisms into large groups on the basis of major characteristics

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

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  • noun a vessel that carries passengers or freight
  • verb transport commercially
    send; transport.

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  • noun (surgery) tissue or organ transplanted from a donor to a recipient; in some cases the patient can be both donor and recipient
  • noun the practice of offering something (usually money) in order to gain an illicit advantage

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  • noun a position some distance below the top of a mast to which a flag is lowered in mourning or to signal distress

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  • noun a sacred place of pilgrimage
    sanctum; holy place.
  • adjective belonging to or derived from or associated with a divine power

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  • noun the extreme end of something; especially something pointed
  • noun a relatively small amount of money given for services rendered (as by a waiter)
    baksheesh; pourboire; bakshis; bakshish; gratuity; backsheesh.

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  • noun the context and environment in which something is set
    • the perfect setting for a ghost story
  • noun the state of the environment in which a situation exists
    scope; background.
    • you can't do that in a university setting

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

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  • verb introduce one's writing or speech with certain expressions

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  • noun rotary motion of an object around its own axis
    axial motion; axial rotation.
    • wheels in axial rotation
  • noun a list of names
    • his name was struck off the rolls

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  • noun (geology) the deposition of one geological stratum on another
  • noun (geology) the principle that in a series of stratified sedimentary rocks the lowest stratum is the oldest
    superposition principle; principle of superposition.

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  • noun any of various games played with a ball (round or oval) in which two teams try to kick or carry or propel the ball into each other's goal
    football game.
  • noun the inflated oblong ball used in playing American football

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  • noun the act of traveling from one place to another
  • verb undertake a journey or trip

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

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

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  • verb cause to run off the tracks
    • they had planned to derail the trains that carried atomic waste
  • verb run off or leave the rails
    • the train derailed because a cow was standing on the tracks

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  • noun electronic equipment that converts sound into electrical signals that can be transmitted over distances and then converts received signals back into sounds
    telephone set; telephone.
    • I talked to him on the telephone
  • noun (phonetics) an individual sound unit of speech without concern as to whether or not it is a phoneme of some language
    sound; speech sound.

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  • adjective satellite mentally and emotionally stable
    • she's really together
  • adverb in contact with each other or in proximity
    • the leaves stuck together

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  • noun the act of branching out or dividing into branches
    fork; branching; forking.
  • noun a part of a forked or branching shape
    branch; leg.
    • he broke off one of the branches

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

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  • verb cause to be firmly attached
    fix; secure.
    • fasten the lock onto the door
    • she fixed her gaze on the man
  • verb become fixed or fastened
    • This dress fastens in the back

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  • noun a bend or curve, as in a stream or river
  • noun an aimless amble on a winding course

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  • noun the mistake of not following suit when able to do so
  • verb fail to follow suit when able and required to do so

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  • verb place into the hands or custody of
    give; turn over; reach; hand; pass.
    • hand me the spoon, please
    • Turn the files over to me, please
    • He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers
  • verb transmit (knowledge or skills)
    leave; give; impart.
    • give a secret to the Russians
    • leave your name and address here
    • impart a new skill to the students

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  • noun a series of things depending on each other as if linked together
    • the chain of command
    • a complicated concatenation of circumstances
  • noun (chemistry) a series of linked atoms (generally in an organic molecule)
    chemical chain.

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  • noun United States golfer considered by many to be the greatest golfer of all time (born in 1940)
    Jack Nicklaus; Jack William Nicklaus.

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  • noun textual matter that is added onto a publication; usually at the end
    postscript; addendum.
  • noun a quantity added (e.g. to make up for a deficiency)

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  • noun the starting place for each hole on a golf course
    teeing ground.
    • they were waiting on the first tee
  • noun support holding a football on end and above the ground preparatory to the kickoff
    football tee.

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  • noun the piece of land on which something is located (or is to be located)
    • a good site for the school

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  • noun a seat for one person, with a support for the back
    • he put his coat over the back of the chair and sat down
  • noun the position of professor
    • he was awarded an endowed chair in economics

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

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  • verb arrange in a series of rings or chains, as for spores

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  • noun an area in a town that has been devastated by bombs
    • they opened a parking lot on the bomb site

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  • verb deplete
    exhaust; run down; sap; tire.
    • exhaust one's savings
    • We quickly played out our strength
  • verb perform or be performed to the end
    • How will the election drama be played out?

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  • verb move forward, also in the metaphorical sense
    advance; move on; progress; pass on; go on.
    • Time marches on

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  • noun a rack used primarily to display dresses for sale in a store

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  • noun a lightweight cord
  • noun stringed instruments that are played with a bow
    bowed stringed instrument.
    • the strings played superlatively well

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  • noun the quality of having a superior or more favorable position
    • the experience gave him the advantage over me
  • noun (tennis) first point scored after deuce

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  • noun a structure in which animals lay eggs or give birth to their young
  • noun a kind of gun emplacement
    • a machine-gun nest
    • a nest of snipers

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  • noun iron with a lofted face for hitting high shots to the green
    mashie niblick.

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

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  • noun the site of an archeological exploration
    excavation; archeological site.
    • they set up camp next to the dig
  • noun an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect
    shaft; gibe; shot; barb; slam; jibe.
    • his parting shot was `drop dead'
    • she threw shafts of sarcasm
    • she takes a dig at me every chance she gets

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

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  • noun a cooperative unit (especially in sports)
  • noun two or more draft animals that work together to pull something

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  • 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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  • noun a perceptible indication of something not immediately apparent (as a visible clue that something has happened)
    • he showed signs of strain
    • they welcomed the signs of spring
  • noun a public display of a message
    • he posted signs in all the shop windows

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  • 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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  • verb pass to the other side of
    • turn the corner
    • move around the obstacle
  • verb travel from place to place, as for the purpose of finding work, preaching, or acting as a judge

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  • noun goods carried by a large vehicle
    load; lading; shipment; loading; consignment; freight; payload.

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  • noun a platform from which criminals are executed (hanged or beheaded)
  • noun a temporary arrangement erected around a building for convenience of workers

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  • noun the act of putting one thing into another
    introduction; insertion.

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  • noun the occurrence of a sudden discharge (as of liquid)
    spurt; squirt; jet.
  • verb gush forth in a sudden stream or jet
    spurt; spout; gush.
    • water gushed forth

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  • noun the act of bearing the weight of or strengthening
    • 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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  • noun (architecture) a triangular bracket of brick or stone (usually of slight extent)
  • verb furnish with a corbel

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  • noun a facility consisting of the means and equipment necessary for the movement of passengers or goods
    transit; transportation system.
  • noun the act of moving something from one location to another
    transfer; conveyance; transport; transferral.

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  • noun a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs
    baseball game.
    • he played baseball in high school
    • there was a baseball game on every empty lot
    • there was a desire for National League ball in the area
    • play ball!
  • noun a ball used in playing baseball

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  • noun a junction where two things (as paper or film or magnetic tape) have been joined together
    • the break was due to an imperfect splice
  • noun joint made by overlapping two ends and joining them together
    lap joint.

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  • noun (computer science) the code that identifies where a piece of information is stored
    reference; computer address.
  • noun the place where a person or organization can be found or communicated with

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  • adverb with a forward motion
    • we drove along admiring the view
    • the horse trotted along at a steady pace
    • the circus traveled on to the next city
    • move along
    • march on
  • adverb in accompaniment or as a companion
    • his little sister came along to the movies
    • I brought my camera along
    • working along with his father

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

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

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  • noun support consisting of a place to rest the foot while ascending or descending a stairway
    • he paused on the bottom step

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  • noun a landowner (14th and 15th centuries) who was free but not of noble birth
  • noun United States historian noted for studies of Black American history (born in 1915)
    John Hope Franklin.

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  • noun the power or ability to move
    motive power; motivity.
  • noun self-propelled movement

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  • noun a cushion to support the head of a sleeping person
  • verb rest on or as if on a pillow
    • pillow your head

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  • noun a reciprocality of sentiments
    • the mutuality of their affection was obvious
  • noun a reciprocal relation between interdependent entities (objects or individuals or groups)
    interdependency; interdependence.

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  • noun one of the three prairie provinces in western Canada; rich in oil and natural gas and minerals

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  • verb set up for use
    set up; install; put in.
    • install the washer and dryer
    • We put in a new sink
  • verb put into an office or a position
    • the new president was installed immediately after the election

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  • 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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  • noun the power or ability to move
    locomotion; motivity.

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  • noun an instrumentality that connects
    connection; connexion; connecter; connective.
    • he soldered the connection
    • he didn't have the right connector between the amplifier and the speakers

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  • verb move outward
    fan out; spread; diffuse.
    • The soldiers fanned out
  • verb set out or stretch in a line, succession, or series
    string out.
    • the houses were strung out in a long row

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

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  • noun an arrangement of two or more objects or persons one behind another
  • noun a bicycle with two sets of pedals and two seats
    bicycle-built-for-two; tandem bicycle.

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

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

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  • noun Australian golfer (born in 1955)
    Norman; Gregory John Norman.

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  • noun a joint made by fastening ends together without overlapping

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  • noun a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine
    machine; motorcar; automobile; auto.
    • he needs a car to get to work
  • noun a wheeled vehicle adapted to the rails of railroad
    railroad car; railcar; railway car.
    • three cars had jumped the rails

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  • verb move fast
    rush; bucket along; hotfoot; belt along; cannonball along; race; step on it; hie; hasten; speed; rush along.
    • He rushed down the hall to receive his guests
    • The cars raced down the street

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  • noun a boat that transports people or vehicles across a body of water and operates on a regular schedule
  • noun transport by boat or aircraft

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  • noun the locus of feelings and intuitions
    • in your heart you know it is true
    • her story would melt your bosom
  • noun the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions move the blood through the body
    pump; ticker.
    • he stood still, his heart thumping wildly

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  • noun the means of connection between things linked in series
  • noun a connected series or group

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

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  • noun (sports) the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club or racket or bat or cue or hand
    • it took two strokes to get out of the bunker
    • a good shot requires good balance and tempo
    • he left me an almost impossible shot
  • noun the maximum movement available to a pivoted or reciprocating piece by a cam
    throw; cam stroke.

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  • noun the protruding part of the lower jaw
  • noun Kamarupan languages spoken in western Burma and Bangladesh and easternmost India
    Kuki; Kuki-Chin.

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  • noun the coldest season of the year; in the northern hemisphere it extends from the winter solstice to the vernal equinox
  • verb spend the winter
    • We wintered on the Riviera
    • Shackleton's men overwintered on Elephant Island

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  • noun a combat between two mounted knights tilting against each other with blunted lances
  • noun a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement
    contestation; contention; arguing; argument; controversy; disputation; disceptation.
    • they were involved in a violent argument

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  • noun a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow)
    poke; thrusting; jabbing; thrust; jab.
    • he warned me with a jab with his finger
    • he made a thrusting motion with his fist
  • verb poke or thrust abruptly
    stab; dig; prod; jab; poke.
    • he jabbed his finger into her ribs

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  • verb place in a place where something cannot be removed or someone cannot escape
    lock up; shut up; lock; lock in; shut away; lock away.
    • The parents locked her daughter up for the weekend
    • She locked her jewels in the safe
  • verb throw or cast away
    dispose; cast aside; throw away; fling; toss; cast away; chuck out; throw out; cast out; discard; toss out; toss away.
    • Put away your worries

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  • noun a location where toxic wastes can be or have been disposed of (often illegally)
    toxic waste dump; toxic waste site.

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  • noun a site where people on holiday can pitch a tent
    bivouac; camping site; campsite; camping area; camping ground; campground.
  • noun temporary living quarters specially built by the army for soldiers
    bivouac; camp; cantonment.
    • wherever he went in the camp the men were grumbling

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  • 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
    • they improve their product every year
    • they export most of their agricultural production

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  • noun a point located with respect to surface features of some region
    topographic point; place.
    • this is a nice place for a picnic
    • a bright spot on a planet
  • noun a short section or illustration (as between radio or tv programs or in a magazine) that is often used for advertising

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  • noun (folklore) a small grotesque supernatural creature that makes trouble for human beings
    hobgoblin; goblin.
  • noun (folklore) fairies that are somewhat mischievous
    gremlin; elf; brownie; pixie; imp; pixy.

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  • noun position eight in a countable series of things
  • noun one part in eight equal parts

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  • noun the state of affairs that a plan is intended to achieve and that (when achieved) terminates behavior intended to achieve it
    • the ends justify the means
  • noun the place designated as the end (as of a race or journey)
    destination; finish.
    • a crowd assembled at the finish
    • he was nearly exhausted as their destination came into view

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  • noun depositing in a warehouse
    repositing; storage; warehousing.
    • they decided to reposition their furniture in a recommended repository in Brooklyn
    • my car is in storage
    • publishers reduced print runs to cut down the cost of warehousing
  • verb change place or direction
    shift; dislodge.
    • Shift one's position

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  • noun the part of an organism (human or animal) that connects the head to the rest of the body
    • he admired her long graceful neck
    • the horse won by a neck
  • noun a narrow elongated projecting strip of land

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  • noun a signal transmitted along a narrow path; guides airplane pilots in darkness or bad weather
    radio beam.
  • noun long thick piece of wood or metal or concrete, etc., used in construction

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  • noun a rack for displaying magazines

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  • verb move through a body or an object with a slicing motion
    slice into.
    • His hand sliced through the air

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  • noun a small waterfall or series of small waterfalls
  • noun a succession of stages or operations or processes or units
    • progressing in severity as though a cascade of genetic damage was occurring
    • separation of isotopes by a cascade of processes

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  • noun a correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence)
    slammer; pokey; gaol; jailhouse; clink; poky.
  • verb lock up or confine, in or as in a jail
    incarcerate; jug; remand; lag; immure; gaol; put away; imprison; put behind bars.
    • The suspects were imprisoned without trial
    • the murderer was incarcerated for the rest of his life

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  • noun the phenomenon of sediment or gravel accumulating
    sedimentation; alluviation.
  • noun matter that has been deposited by some natural process

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  • noun a hanger that is shaped like a person's shoulders and used to hang garments on
    clothes hanger; dress hanger.

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  • verb pursue to a conclusion or bring to a successful issue
    follow up; follow through; go through; carry out; follow out; implement.
    • Did he go through with the treatment?
    • He implemented a new economic plan
    • She followed up his recommendations with a written proposal
  • verb connect by telephone
    • the operator put a call through to Rio

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  • noun education imparted in a series of lessons or meetings
    course of study; course of instruction; class.
    • he took a course in basket weaving
    • flirting is not unknown in college classes
  • noun a connected series of events or actions or developments
    • the government took a firm course
    • historians can only point out those lines for which evidence is available

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

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  • noun an alloy (usually of lead and tin) used when melted to join two metal surfaces
  • verb join or fuse with solder
    • solder these two pipes together

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  • noun shelf that projects from wall above fireplace
    mantelpiece; chimneypiece; mantel; mantle.
    • in Britain they call a mantel a chimneypiece

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  • verb move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way
    descend; come down; fall.
    • The temperature is going down
    • The barometer is falling
    • The curtain fell on the diva
    • Her hand went up and then fell again
  • verb go under, "The raft sank and its occupants drowned"
    settle; sink; go under.

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  • noun the cloak as a symbol of authority
    • place the mantle of authority on younger shoulders
  • noun United States baseball player (1931-1997)
    Mickey Mantle; Mickey Charles Mantle.

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  • verb be the physical support of; carry the weight of
    support; hold; sustain.
    • The beam holds up the roof
    • He supported me with one hand while I balanced on the beam
    • What's holding that mirror?
  • verb hold up something as an example; hold up one's achievements for admiration

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  • noun a brace worn to strengthen the knee

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  • noun any very large body of (salt) water
  • noun a principal pipe in a system that distributes water or gas or electricity or that collects sewage

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  • noun a site where people on holiday can pitch a tent
    encampment; bivouac; campsite; camping area; camping ground; campground.

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  • noun a garment of cloth or leather or plastic that is tied about the waist and worn to protect your clothing
  • noun (golf) the part of the fairway leading onto the green

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  • noun a wooden pin pushed or driven into a surface
  • noun a wooden block built into a masonry wall so that joinery structure can be nailed to it

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  • verb cause to come to know personally
    acquaint; present.
    • permit me to acquaint you with my son
    • introduce the new neighbors to the community
  • verb bring something new to an environment
    • A new word processor was introduced

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  • noun one of two equal parts of a divisible whole
    • half a loaf
    • half an hour
    • a century and one half
  • noun one of two divisions into which some games or performances are divided: the two divisions are separated by an interval

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

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  • noun the layer of air near the earth is cooler than an overlying layer
  • noun abnormal condition in which an organ is turned inward or inside out (as when the upper part of the uterus is pulled into the cervical canal after childbirth)

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  • verb make stable and keep from fluctuating or put into an equilibrium
    • The drug stabilized her blood pressure
    • stabilize prices
  • verb support or hold steady and make steadfast, with or as if with a brace
    steady; brace; stabilise.
    • brace your elbows while working on the potter's wheel

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  • noun a hollow twanging sound
  • noun (baseball) hitting a baseball so that it drops suddenly

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

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  • noun a rest on which a violinist can place the chin

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  • noun a metal stand that formerly held cannon balls on sailing ships

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  • noun a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter
    • he threw a rock at me
  • noun material consisting of the aggregate of minerals like those making up the Earth's crust
    • that mountain is solid rock
    • stone is abundant in New England and there are many quarries

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  • noun (geometry) a plane rectangle with four equal sides and four right angles; a four-sided regular polygon
    • you can compute the area of a square if you know the length of its sides
  • noun the product of two equal terms
    second power.
    • nine is the second power of three
    • gravity is inversely proportional to the square of the distance

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  • noun something (especially a game) that is played again
  • noun the immediate rebroadcast of some action (especially sports action) that has been recorded on videotape
    instant replay; action replay.

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  • noun insect having biting mouthparts and front wings modified to form horny covers overlying the membranous rear wings
  • noun a tool resembling a hammer but with a large head (usually wooden); used to drive wedges or ram down paving stones or for crushing or beating or flattening or smoothing

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  • noun someone who plays golf poorly
  • noun a programmer who breaks into computer systems in order to steal or change or destroy information as a form of cyber-terrorism
    cyber-terrorist; cyberpunk.

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  • noun a sudden jarring impact
    shock; jar; jolt.
    • the door closed with a jolt
    • all the jars and jolts were smoothed out by the shock absorbers
  • verb move up and down repeatedly

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  • noun the unlimited expanse in which everything is located
    • they tested his ability to locate objects in space
    • the boundless regions of the infinite
  • noun an empty area (usually bounded in some way between things)
    • the architect left space in front of the building
    • they stopped at an open space in the jungle
    • the space between his teeth

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  • noun middle-distance iron

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  • verb be sufficient
    • There's not enough to go around
  • verb become widely known and passed on
    spread; circulate.
    • the rumor spread
    • the story went around in the office

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  • verb move something or somebody to a lower position
    take down; lower; get down; let down.
    • take down the vase from the shelf
  • verb cause the downfall of; of rulers
    subvert; overturn; overthrow.
    • The Czar was overthrown
    • subvert the ruling class

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  • noun a lot where cars are parked
    parking area; park; car park.

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  • noun a form of pool played with 15 red balls and six balls of other colors and a cue ball
  • verb fool or dupe
    • He was snookered by the con-man's smooth talk

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  • noun a movement forward
    progress; progression.
    • he listened for the progress of the troops
  • noun a change for the better; progress in development
    betterment; improvement.

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  • noun one of a number of closely spaced supports for a railing

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  • noun iron with a lofted face for hitting high shots to the green
    seven iron.

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  • noun the use of movements (especially of the hands) to communicate familiar or prearranged signals
  • noun a natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something

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

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

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  • noun a state of steady vigorous action that is characteristic of an activity
    • the party went with a swing
    • it took time to get into the swing of things
  • noun mechanical device used as a plaything to support someone swinging back and forth

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  • noun surface layer of ground containing a mat of grass and grass roots
    sward; greensward; sod.
  • noun the territory claimed by a juvenile gang as its own

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  • noun bearings containing small metal balls
    ball bearing; roller bearing.

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  • noun the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number
    ace; I; unity; 1; single.
    • he has the one but will need a two and three to go with it
    • they had lunch at one
  • noun a single person or thing
    • he is the best one
    • this is the one I ordered

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

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  • noun United States golfer who won many major golf tournaments (1912-1997)
    William Benjamin Hogan; Hogan.

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  • noun an orderly arrangement
    • an array of troops in battle order
  • noun an impressive display
    • it was a bewildering array of books
    • his tools were in an orderly array on the basement wall

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A figure of St. George (the patron saint of England) on horseback, appended to the collar of the Order of the Garter. See Garter.

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  • noun a telephone connection
    telephone circuit; line; subscriber line; telephone line.

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  • noun United States golfer (born in 1929)
    Arnold Daniel Palmer; Arnold Palmer.

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  • noun a stout length of sawn timber; made in a wide variety of sizes and used for many purposes
  • noun an endorsed policy in the platform of a political party

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  • verb support by placing against something solid or rigid
    shore up; shore; prop.
    • shore and buttress an old building

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  • noun a mixture of wet clay and sand that can be used to line a pond and that is impervious to water when dry
  • noun a small body of standing water (rainwater) or other liquid
    • there were puddles of muddy water in the road after the rain
    • the body lay in a pool of blood

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  • noun United States golfer who was first to win all four major golf tournaments (1902-1999)
    Gene Sarazen.

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  • verb attach the limber
    • limber a cannon
  • verb make one's body limber or suppler by stretching, as if to prepare for strenuous physical activity
    loosen up; warm up.

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  • noun message that is transmitted by radio or television
  • noun a radio or television show
    program; programme.
    • did you see his program last night?

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  • noun a place that is frequently exhibited and visited for its historical interest or natural beauty

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  • noun thick end of the handle
    butt end.
  • noun the part of a plant from which the roots spring or the part of a stalk or trunk nearest the roots

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  • noun a holding device
    • a towel holder
    • a cigarette holder
    • an umbrella holder
  • noun a person who holds something
    • they held two hostages
    • he holds the trophy
    • she holds a United States passport

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  • noun a unit of radiation exposure; the dose of ionizing radiation that will produce 1 electrostatic unit of electricity in 1 cc of dry air
  • noun (physics) the universal constant in the gas equation: pressure times volume = R times temperature; equal to 8.3143 joules per kelvin per mole
    universal gas constant; gas constant.

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  • noun a pad placed under a carpet
    underlayment; underlay; rug pad.

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  • noun an athlete who plays for pay
  • noun an argument in favor of a proposal

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

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  • verb travel from one island to the next
    • on the cruise, we did some island-hopping

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  • noun a small administrative division of a country
  • noun a city on the Zhu Jiang delta in southern China; the capital of Guangdong province and a major deep-water port
    Kwangchow; Guangzhou; Kuangchou.

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  • noun an instrumentality needed for an undertaking or to perform a service

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

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  • verb go or live through
    see; experience.
    • We had many trials to go through
    • he saw action in Viet Nam
  • verb apply thoroughly; think through
    work through; run through.
    • We worked through an example

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  • noun a path over which electrical signals can pass
    transmission channel.
    • a channel is typically what you rent from a telephone company
  • noun a passage for water (or other fluids) to flow through
    • the fields were crossed with irrigation channels
    • gutters carried off the rainwater into a series of channels under the street

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  • noun United States golfer known for the graceful arc of his swing (1912-2002)
    Snead; Sam Snead.

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  • noun a roughly cylindrical vessel that is open at the top
  • noun the quantity contained in a pail

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  • noun an angular shape characterized by sharp turns in alternating directions
    zig; zag.
  • verb travel along a zigzag path
    • The river zigzags through the countryside

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  • noun goods carried by a large vehicle
    load; cargo; lading; shipment; loading; freight; payload.
  • noun the official act of consigning a person to confinement (as in a prison or mental hospital)
    committal; commitment.

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