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customary

  • adjective satellite in accordance with convention or custom
    • sealed the deal with the customary handshake
  • adjective satellite commonly used or practiced; usual
    accustomed; habitual; wonted.
    • his accustomed thoroughness
    • took his customary morning walk
    • his habitual comment
    • with her wonted candor

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augustine

(Eccl.) A member of one of the religious orders called after St. Augustine; an Austin friar.

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joint_resolution

  • noun a resolution passed by both houses of Congress which becomes legally binding when signed by the Chief Executive (or passed over the Chief Executive's veto)

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grateful

  • adjective feeling or showing gratitude
    thankful.
    • a grateful heart
    • grateful for the tree's shade
    • a thankful smile
  • adjective satellite affording comfort or pleasure
    • the grateful warmth of the fire

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religious

  • noun a member of a religious order who is bound by vows of poverty and chastity and obedience
  • adjective satellite concerned with sacred matters or religion or the church
    spiritual.
    • religious texts
    • a member of a religious order
    • lords temporal and spiritual
    • spiritual leaders
    • spiritual songs

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reasoning

  • noun thinking that is coherent and logical
    abstract thought; logical thinking.
  • verb decide by reasoning; draw or come to a conclusion
    reason; reason out; conclude.
    • We reasoned that it was cheaper to rent than to buy a house

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bastille_day

  • noun a legal holiday in France celebrating the storming of the Paris bastille in 1789
    14 July.

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marcos

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father

  • noun a male parent (also used as a term of address to your father)
    male parent; begetter.
    • his father was born in Atlanta
  • noun the founder of a family
    forefather; sire.
    • keep the faith of our forefathers

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thursday

The fifth day of the week, following Wednesday and preceding Friday.

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st._peter

  • noun disciple of Jesus and leader of the Apostles; regarded by Catholics as the vicar of Christ on earth and first Pope
    Saint Peter the Apostle; Saint Peter; Simon Peter; Peter; St. Peter the Apostle.

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deprecation

  • noun a prayer to avert or remove some evil or disaster
  • noun the act of expressing disapproval (especially of yourself)
    denigration.

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queen

  • noun the only fertile female in a colony of social insects such as bees and ants and termites; its function is to lay eggs
  • noun a female sovereign ruler
    female monarch; queen regnant.

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victoria_day

  • noun a public holiday in Canada on the Monday on or before May 24th

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canadian_province

  • noun Canada is divided into 12 provinces for administrative purposes

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regional

  • adjective characteristic of a region
    • regional flora
  • adjective satellite related or limited to a particular region
    • a regional dialect

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confederate

  • noun someone who assists in a plot
    collaborator; partner in crime; henchman.
  • noun a supporter of the Confederate States of America

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norfolk

  • noun port city located in southeastern Virginia on the Elizabeth River at the mouth of Chesapeake Bay; headquarters of the Atlantic fleet of the United States Navy

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philippine

  • noun official language of the Philippines; based on Tagalog; draws its lexicon from other Philippine languages
    Filipino.
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of the Philippines or its people or customs
    Filipino.
    • the Philippine President
    • our Filipino cook

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guy

  • noun an informal term for a youth or man
    bozo; hombre; cat.
    • a nice guy
    • the guy's only doing it for some doll
  • noun an effigy of Guy Fawkes that is burned on a bonfire on Guy Fawkes Day

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charter

  • noun a document incorporating an institution and specifying its rights; includes the articles of incorporation and the certificate of incorporation
  • noun a contract to hire or lease transportation

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revolution

  • noun a drastic and far-reaching change in ways of thinking and behaving
    • the industrial revolution was also a cultural revolution
  • noun the overthrow of a government by those who are governed

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crop

  • noun the yield from plants in a single growing season
    harvest.
  • noun a cultivated plant that is grown commercially on a large scale

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george_washington

  • noun 1st President of the United States; commander-in-chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolution (1732-1799)
    Washington; President Washington.

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tempest

  • noun a violent commotion or disturbance
    storm.
    • the storms that had characterized their relationship had died away
    • it was only a tempest in a teapot
  • noun (literary) a violent wind
    • a tempest swept over the island

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commonwealth_day

  • noun British, anniversary of Queen Victoria's birth
    Empire day; May 24.

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whale

  • noun a very large person; impressive in size or qualities
    giant; heavyweight; hulk.
  • noun any of the larger cetacean mammals having a streamlined body and breathing through a blowhole on the head

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favour

  • noun a feeling of favorable regard
    favor.
  • noun an inclination to approve
    favor.
    • that style is in favor this season

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uniform

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

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current

  • noun a flow of electricity through a conductor
    electric current.
    • the current was measured in amperes
  • noun a steady flow of a fluid (usually from natural causes)
    stream.
    • the raft floated downstream on the current
    • he felt a stream of air
    • the hose ejected a stream of water

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19th

  • adjective satellite coming next after the eighteenth in position
    nineteenth.

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indian

Of or pertaining to India proper; also to the East Indies, or, sometimes, to the West Indies.

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new

  • adjective not of long duration; having just (or relatively recently) come into being or been made or acquired or discovered
    • a new law
    • new cars
    • a new comet
    • a new friend
    • a new year
    • the New World
  • adjective satellite original and of a kind not seen before
    fresh; novel.
    • the computer produced a completely novel proof of a well-known theorem

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appeal

  • noun earnest or urgent request
    entreaty; prayer.
    • an entreaty to stop the fighting
    • an appeal for help
    • an appeal to the public to keep calm
  • noun attractiveness that interests or pleases or stimulates
    charm; appealingness.
    • his smile was part of his appeal to her

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boost

  • noun the act of giving hope or support to someone
    encouragement.
  • noun an increase in cost
    hike; rise; cost increase.
    • they asked for a 10% rise in rates

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public

  • noun people in general considered as a whole
    world; populace.
    • he is a hero in the eyes of the public
  • noun a body of people sharing some common interest
    • the reading public

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christian

  • adjective following the teachings or manifesting the qualities or spirit of Jesus Christ
  • noun a religious person who believes Jesus is the Christ and who is a member of a Christian denomination

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veterans_day

  • noun a legal holiday in the United States; formerly Armistice Day but called Veterans' Day since 1954
    Armistice Day; November 11; Veterans' Day.

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component

  • noun an abstract part of something
    ingredient; constituent; factor; element.
    • jealousy was a component of his character
    • two constituents of a musical composition are melody and harmony
    • the grammatical elements of a sentence
    • a key factor in her success
    • humor: an effective ingredient of a speech
  • noun something determined in relation to something that includes it
    component part; portion; part; constituent.
    • he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself
    • I read a portion of the manuscript
    • the smaller component is hard to reach
    • the animal constituent of plankton

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deposition

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

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berkeley

  • noun Irish philosopher and Anglican bishop who opposed the materialism of Thomas Hobbes (1685-1753)
    George Berkeley; Bishop Berkeley.
  • noun a city in California on the eastern shore of San Francisco Bay; site of the University of California at Berkeley

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celebration

  • noun a joyful occasion for special festivities to mark some happy event
    jubilation.
  • noun any joyous diversion
    festivity.

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canadian

Of or pertaining to Canada. -- n. A native or inhabitant of Canada.

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settler

  • noun a person who settles in a new colony or moves into new country
    colonist.
  • noun a negotiator who settles disputes

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franklin

  • 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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hospitality

  • noun kindness in welcoming guests or strangers
    cordial reception.

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civil_leader

  • noun a leader in municipal affairs
    civic leader.

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commination

  • noun prayers proclaiming God's anger against sinners; read in the Church of England on Ash Wednesday
  • noun a threat of divine punishment or vengeance

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county

  • noun (United Kingdom) a region created by territorial division for the purpose of local government
    • the county has a population of 12,345 people
  • noun (United States) the largest administrative district within a state
    • the county plans to build a new road

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marvelous

  • adjective satellite extraordinarily good or great; used especially as intensifiers
    fantastic; marvellous; grand; terrific; howling; wonderful; wondrous; rattling; tremendous.
    • a fantastic trip to the Orient
    • the film was fantastic!
    • a howling success
    • a marvelous collection of rare books
    • had a rattling conversation about politics
    • a tremendous achievement
  • adjective satellite too improbable to admit of belief
    marvellous; improbable; tall.
    • a tall story

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fourth_of_july

  • noun a legal holiday in the United States
    Independence Day; July 4.

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singing

  • noun the act of singing vocal music
    vocalizing.
  • noun disclosing information or giving evidence about another
    telling; tattle.

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sarah

  • noun (Old Testament) the wife of Abraham and mother of Isaac

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plot

  • noun a secret scheme to do something (especially something underhand or illegal)
    game; secret plan.
    • they concocted a plot to discredit the governor
    • I saw through his little game from the start
  • noun a small area of ground covered by specific vegetation
    patch; plot of land; plot of ground.
    • a bean plot
    • a cabbage patch
    • a briar patch

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france

  • noun a republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe
    French Republic.
  • noun French writer of sophisticated novels and short stories (1844-1924)
    Jacques Anatole Francois Thibault; Anatole France.

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reform_judaism

  • noun the most liberal Jews; Jews who do not follow the Talmud strictly but try to adapt all of the historical forms of Judaism to the modern world
  • noun beliefs and practices of Reform Jews

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australian

Of or pertaining to Australia. -- n. A native or an inhabitant of Australia.

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oktober

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united_kingdom

  • noun a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
    U.K.; Great Britain; Britain; UK; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

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parliament

  • noun a legislative assembly in certain countries
  • noun a card game in which you play your sevens and other cards in sequence in the same suit as the sevens; you win if you are the first to use all your cards
    sevens; fantan.

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successful

  • adjective having succeeded or being marked by a favorable outcome
    • a successful architect
    • a successful business venture

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altar

  • noun the table in Christian churches where communion is given
    communion table; Lord's table.
  • noun a raised structure on which gifts or sacrifices to a god are made

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company

  • noun an institution created to conduct business
    • he only invests in large well-established companies
    • he started the company in his garage
  • noun small military unit; usually two or three platoons

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autumnal

  • adjective of or characteristic of or occurring in autumn
    • the autumnal equinox
    • autumnal fruits
  • adjective satellite characteristic of late maturity verging on decline
    • a serene autumnal mood

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feast_of_the_unleavened_bread

  • noun (Judaism) a Jewish festival (traditionally 8 days from Nissan 15) celebrating the exodus of the Israelites from Egypt
    Passover; Pesach; Pesah.

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harvest

  • noun the yield from plants in a single growing season
    crop.
  • noun the consequence of an effort or activity
    • they gathered a harvest of examples
    • a harvest of love

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charity

  • noun a foundation created to promote the public good (not for assistance to any particular individuals)
  • noun a kindly and lenient attitude toward people
    brotherly love.

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state

  • noun the territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation
    province.
    • his state is in the deep south
  • noun the way something is with respect to its main attributes
    • the current state of knowledge
    • his state of health
    • in a weak financial state

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national_holiday

  • noun authorized by law and limiting work or official business
    public holiday; legal holiday.

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fete_day

  • noun a day designated for feasting
    feast day.

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dec_25

  • noun a Christian holiday celebrating the birth of Christ; a quarter day in England, Wales, and Ireland
    Christmas; Christmas Day; Xmas.

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roosevelt

  • noun 32nd President of the United States; elected four times; instituted New Deal to counter the Great Depression and led country during World War II (1882-1945)
    F. D. Roosevelt; President Roosevelt; FDR; President Franklin Roosevelt; Franklin Delano Roosevelt; Franklin Roosevelt.
  • noun wife of Franklin Roosevelt and a strong advocate of human rights (1884-1962)
    Eleanor Roosevelt; Anna Eleanor Roosevelt.

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henry

  • noun a unit of inductance in which an induced electromotive force of one volt is produced when the current is varied at the rate of one ampere per second
    H.
  • noun English chemist who studied the quantities of gas absorbed by water at different temperatures and under different pressures (1775-1836)
    William Henry.

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grenada

  • noun an island state in the West Indies in the southeastern Caribbean Sea; an independent state within the British Commonwealth

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root

  • 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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history

  • noun the aggregate of past events
    • a critical time in the school's history
  • noun a record or narrative description of past events
    account; story; chronicle.
    • a history of France
    • he gave an inaccurate account of the plot to kill the president
    • the story of exposure to lead

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heart

  • noun the locus of feelings and intuitions
    bosom.
    • 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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religious_service

  • noun the act of public worship following prescribed rules
    service; divine service.
    • the Sunday service

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process

  • noun a particular course of action intended to achieve a result
    procedure.
    • the procedure of obtaining a driver's license
    • it was a process of trial and error
  • noun (psychology) the performance of some composite cognitive activity; an operation that affects mental contents
    operation; cognitive process; mental process; cognitive operation.
    • the process of thinking
    • the cognitive operation of remembering

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autumn

  • noun the season when the leaves fall from the trees
    fall.
    • in the fall of 1973

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christmas

  • noun period extending from Dec. 24 to Jan. 6
    Yuletide; Christmastide; Christmastime; Yule; Noel.
  • noun a Christian holiday celebrating the birth of Christ; a quarter day in England, Wales, and Ireland
    Dec 25; Christmas Day; Xmas.

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ceremony

  • noun a formal event performed on a special occasion
    ceremonial occasion; observance; ceremonial.
    • a ceremony commemorating Pearl Harbor
  • noun any activity that is performed in an especially solemn elaborate or formal way
    • the ceremony of smelling the cork and tasting the wine
    • he makes a ceremony of addressing his golf ball
    • he disposed of it without ceremony

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united

  • adjective characterized by unity; being or joined into a single entity
    • presented a united front
  • verb act in concert or unite in a common purpose or belief
    unify; unite.

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recovery

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

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sabbath

A season or day of rest; one day in seven appointed for rest or worship, the observance of which was enjoined upon the Jews in the Decalogue, and has been continued by the Christian church with a transference of the day observed from the last to the first day of the week, which is called also Lord's Day.
Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy. Ex. xx. 8.

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fete

  • noun an elaborate party (often outdoors)
    fiesta; feast.
  • noun an organized series of acts and performances (usually in one place)
    festival.
    • a drama festival

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shinto

One of the two great systems of religious belief in Japan. Its essence is ancestor worship, and sacrifice to dead heroes. Written also Sintu, and Sintuism.

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fourth

  • noun following the third position; number four in a countable series
  • noun one of four equal parts
    twenty-five percent; fourth part; one-quarter; quartern; one-fourth; quarter.
    • a quarter of a pound

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ferdinand

  • noun the king of Castile and Aragon who ruled jointly with his wife Isabella; his marriage to Isabella I in 1469 marked the beginning of the modern state of Spain and their capture of Granada from the Moors in 1492 united Spain as one country; they instituted the Spanish Inquisition in 1478 and supported the expedition of Christopher Columbus in 1492 (1452-1516)
    Ferdinand the Catholic; Ferdinand V; King Ferdinand; Ferdinand of Aragon.

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explorer

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

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earlier

  • adjective satellite (comparative and superlative of `early') more early than; most early
    earliest.
    • a fashion popular in earlier times
    • his earlier work reflects the influence of his teacher
    • Verdi's earliest and most raucous opera
  • adjective at or near the beginning of a period of time or course of events or before the usual or expected time
    early.
    • early morning
    • an early warning
    • early diagnosis
    • an early death
    • took early retirement
    • an early spring
    • early varieties of peas and tomatoes mature before most standard varieties

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movable

  • noun personal as opposed to real property; any tangible movable property (furniture or domestic animals or a car etc)
    chattel; personal chattel.
  • adjective satellite (of personal property as opposed to real estate) can be moved from place to place (especially carried by hand)

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date

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

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invasion

  • noun the act of invading; the act of an army that invades for conquest or plunder
  • noun any entry into an area not previously occupied
    encroachment; intrusion.
    • an invasion of tourists
    • an invasion of locusts

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law

  • noun the collection of rules imposed by authority
    jurisprudence.
    • civilization presupposes respect for the law
    • the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order
  • noun legal document setting forth rules governing a particular kind of activity
    • there is a law against kidnapping

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response

  • noun a result
    • this situation developed in response to events in Africa
  • noun a bodily process occurring due to the effect of some antecedent stimulus or agent
    reaction.
    • a bad reaction to the medicine
    • his responses have slowed with age

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winter

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

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attempt

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

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norfolk_island

  • noun an island territory of Australia in the Pacific Ocean off the eastern coast of Australia; formerly a British penal colony

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president_john_f._kennedy

  • noun 35th President of the United States; established the Peace Corps; assassinated in Dallas (1917-1963)
    Jack Kennedy; JFK; Kennedy; John Fitzgerald Kennedy; President Kennedy.

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erntedankfest

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basket

  • noun a container that is usually woven and has handles
    handbasket.
  • noun the quantity contained in a basket
    basketful.

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religious_holiday

  • noun a day specified for religious observance
    holy day.

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protestant_reformation

  • noun a religious movement of the 16th century that began as an attempt to reform the Roman Catholic Church and resulted in the creation of Protestant churches
    Reformation.

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rabbi

  • noun spiritual leader of a Jewish congregation; qualified to expound and apply Jewish law
  • noun a Hebrew title of respect for a Jewish scholar or teacher

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new_year's_day

  • noun the first day of the year
    New Year's; January 1.

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japan

  • noun lacquerware decorated and varnished in the Japanese manner with a glossy durable black lacquer
  • noun a string of more than 3,000 islands to the east of Asia extending 1,300 miles between the Sea of Japan and the western Pacific Ocean
    Japanese Islands; Japanese Archipelago.

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supplicant

  • noun someone who prays to God
    prayer.
  • noun one praying humbly for something
    requester; petitioner; suppliant.
    • a suppliant for her favors

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sheaf

  • noun a package of several things tied together for carrying or storing
    bundle.

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continental_congress

  • noun the legislative assembly composed of delegates from the rebel colonies who met during and after the American Revolution; they issued the Declaration of Independence and framed Articles of Confederation

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sunday

The first day of the week, -- consecrated among Christians to rest from secular employments, and to religious worship; the Christian Sabbath; the Lord's Day. Syn. -- See Sabbath.

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gunpowder_plot

  • noun a conspiracy in 1605 in England to blow up James I and the Houses of Parliament to avenge the persecution of Catholics in England; led by Guy Fawkes

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compelling

  • adjective satellite driving or forcing
    • compelling ambition
  • verb force somebody to do something
    oblige; obligate; compel.
    • We compel all students to fill out this form

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saxon

(a) One of a nation or people who formerly dwelt in the nothern part of Germany, and who, with other Teutonic tribes, invaded and conquered England in the fifth and sixth centuries. (b) Also used in the sense of Anglo-Saxon. (c) A native or inhabitant of modern Saxony.

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holiday

  • noun leisure time away from work devoted to rest or pleasure
    vacation.
    • we get two weeks of vacation every summer
    • we took a short holiday in Puerto Rico
  • noun a day on which work is suspended by law or custom
    • no mail is delivered on federal holidays
    • it's a good thing that New Year's was a holiday because everyone had a hangover

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petition

  • noun a formal message requesting something that is submitted to an authority
    postulation; request.
  • noun reverent petition to a deity
    orison; prayer.

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lonely

  • adjective satellite lacking companions or companionship
    alone; solitary; lone.
    • he was alone when we met him
    • she is alone much of the time
    • the lone skier on the mountain
    • a lonely fisherman stood on a tuft of gravel
    • a lonely soul
    • a solitary traveler
  • adjective satellite marked by dejection from being alone
    lonesome.
    • felt sad and lonely
    • the loneliest night of the week
    • lonesome when her husband is away
    • spent a lonesome hour in the bar

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caribbean_island

  • noun an island in the Caribbean Sea

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orthodox

  • adjective adhering to what is commonly accepted
    • an orthodox view of the world
  • adjective of or pertaining to or characteristic of Judaism
    Jewish-Orthodox.
    • Orthodox Judaism

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food

  • noun any substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue
    nutrient.
  • noun any solid substance (as opposed to liquid) that is used as a source of nourishment
    solid food.
    • food and drink

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indigenous

  • adjective satellite originating where it is found
    autochthonal; autochthonous; endemic; autochthonic.
    • the autochthonal fauna of Australia includes the kangaroo
    • autochthonous rocks and people and folktales
    • endemic folkways
    • the Ainu are indigenous to the northernmost islands of Japan

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american_revolution

  • noun the revolution of the American Colonies against Great Britain; 1775-1783
    War of American Independence; American War of Independence; American Revolutionary War.

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bang

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

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hale

  • verb to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :"She forced him to take a job in the city"
    coerce; force; squeeze; pressure.
    • He squeezed her for information
  • noun a soldier of the American Revolution who was hanged as a spy by the British; his last words were supposed to have been `I only regret that I have but one life to give for my country' (1755-1776)
    Nathan Hale.

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judaism

The religious doctrines and rites of the Jews as enjoined in the laws of Moses. J. S. Mill.

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denominational

  • adjective relating to or characteristic of a particular religious denomination
    • denominational politics
  • adjective relating to the face value of a banknote, coin, or stamp

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thanksgiving_day

  • noun fourth Thursday in November in the United States; second Monday in October in Canada; commemorates a feast held in 1621 by the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag
    Thanksgiving.

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day

  • noun time for Earth to make a complete rotation on its axis
    twenty-four hours; mean solar day; twenty-four hour period; solar day; 24-hour interval.
    • two days later they left
    • they put on two performances every day
    • there are 30,000 passengers per day
  • noun some point or period in time
    • it should arrive any day now
    • after that day she never trusted him again
    • those were the days
    • these days it is not unusual

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presidential

  • adjective relating to a president or presidency
    • presidential aides
    • presidential veto
  • adjective befitting a president
    • criticized the candidate for not looking presidential

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liberia

  • noun a republic in West Africa; established in 1822 by Americans as a way to free negro slaves
    Republic of Liberia.

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netherlands

  • noun a constitutional monarchy in western Europe on the North Sea; half the country lies below sea level
    Holland; Nederland; Kingdom of The Netherlands; The Netherlands.

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world_war_ii

  • noun a war between the Allies (Australia, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Czechoslovakia, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Ethiopia, France, Greece, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, India, Iran, Iraq, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Philippines, Poland, South Africa, United Kingdom, United States, USSR, Yugoslavia) and the Axis (Albania, Bulgaria, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Rumania, Slovakia, Thailand) from 1939 to 1945
    World War 2; Second World War.

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jam

  • noun preserve of crushed fruit
  • noun informal terms for a difficult situation
    kettle of fish; mess; fix; muddle; hole; pickle.
    • he got into a terrible fix
    • he made a muddle of his marriage

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hancock

  • noun American revolutionary patriot who was president of the Continental Congress; was the first signer of the Declaration of Independence (1737-1793)
    John Hancock.

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feast

  • noun a ceremonial dinner party for many people
    banquet.
  • noun something experienced with great delight
    • a feast for the eyes

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decoration_day

  • noun legal holiday in the United States, last Monday in May; commemorates the members of the United States armed forces who were killed in war
    Memorial Day.

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wheel

  • 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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event

  • noun something that happens at a given place and time
  • noun a special set of circumstances
    case.
    • in that event, the first possibility is excluded
    • it may rain in which case the picnic will be canceled

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feast_of_the_circumcision

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church and Anglican Church) feast day celebrating the circumcision of Jesus; celebrated on January 1st
    Circumcision; January 1.

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canada

A small cañon; a narrow valley or glen; also, but less frequently, an open valley. Local, Western U. S.

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reverent

  • adjective feeling or showing profound respect or veneration
    • maintained a reverent silence
  • adjective satellite showing great reverence for god
    godly; worshipful.
    • a godly man
    • leading a godly life

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god

  • noun any supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a force
    deity; divinity; immortal.
  • noun the supernatural being conceived as the perfect and omnipotent and omniscient originator and ruler of the universe; the object of worship in monotheistic religions
    Supreme Being.

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george

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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barley

  • noun a grain of barley
    barleycorn.
  • noun cultivated since prehistoric times; grown for forage and grain

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refusal

  • noun the act of refusing
  • noun a message refusing to accept something that is offered

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christmas_day

  • noun a Christian holiday celebrating the birth of Christ; a quarter day in England, Wales, and Ireland
    Dec 25; Christmas; Xmas.

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u.s.

  • noun the executive and legislative and judicial branches of the federal government of the United States
    United States government; United States; US Government; U.S. government.
  • noun North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
    USA; the States; U.S.A.; United States; US; United States of America; America.

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friday

The sixth day of the week, following Thursday and preceding Saturday.

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pieterskerk

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jewish_new_year

  • noun (Judaism) a solemn Jewish feast day celebrated on the 1st or 1st and 2nd of Tishri; noted for the blowing of the shofar
    Rosh Hashona; Rosh Hashonah; Rosh Hashanah; Rosh Hashana.

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earliest

  • adjective satellite (comparative and superlative of `early') more early than; most early
    earlier.
    • a fashion popular in earlier times
    • his earlier work reflects the influence of his teacher
    • Verdi's earliest and most raucous opera
  • adjective at or near the beginning of a period of time or course of events or before the usual or expected time
    early.
    • early morning
    • an early warning
    • early diagnosis
    • an early death
    • took early retirement
    • an early spring
    • early varieties of peas and tomatoes mature before most standard varieties

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revolutionary

  • noun a radical supporter of political or social revolution
    subversive; subverter; revolutionist.
  • adjective satellite markedly new or introducing radical change
    radical.
    • a revolutionary discovery
    • radical political views

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oktoberfest

  • noun a strong lager made originally in Germany for the Oktoberfest celebration; sweet and copper-colored
    Octoberfest.
  • noun an autumn festival that involves merrymaking and drinking beer

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florida

  • noun a state in southeastern United States between the Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
    FL; Everglade State; Sunshine State.

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counterpart

  • noun a person or thing having the same function or characteristics as another
    vis-a-vis; opposite number.
  • noun a duplicate copy
    similitude; twin.

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american

Of or pertaining to America; as, the American continent: American Indians.

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benediction

  • noun the act of praying for divine protection
    blessing.
  • noun a ceremonial prayer invoking divine protection
    blessing.

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first

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

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origin

  • noun the place where something begins, where it springs into being
    root; 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
  • noun properties attributable to your ancestry
    extraction; descent.
    • he comes from good origins

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intercession

  • noun a prayer to God on behalf of another person
  • noun the act of intervening (as to mediate a dispute, etc.)
    intervention.
    • it occurs without human intervention

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unexpected

  • adjective not expected or anticipated
    • unexpected guests
    • unexpected news

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nova

  • noun a star that ejects some of its material in the form of a cloud and become more luminous in the process

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president

  • noun an executive officer of a firm or corporation
  • noun the person who holds the office of head of state of the United States government
    United States President; President of the United States; Chief Executive.
    • the President likes to jog every morning

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new_brunswick

  • noun a university town in central New Jersey
  • noun a province in southeastern Canada

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city

  • noun a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts
    metropolis; urban center.
    • Ancient Troy was a great city
  • noun an incorporated administrative district established by state charter
    • the city raised the tax rate

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ancient

  • noun a very old person
    antediluvian.
  • noun a person who lived in ancient times

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service

  • 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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festival

  • noun a day or period of time set aside for feasting and celebration
  • noun an organized series of acts and performances (usually in one place)
    fete.
    • a drama festival

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st.

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historian

  • noun a person who is an authority on history and who studies it and writes about it
    historiographer.

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compromise

  • noun a middle way between two extremes
    via media.
  • noun an accommodation in which both sides make concessions
    • the newly elected congressmen rejected a compromise because they considered it `business as usual'

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saint

  • noun a person who has died and has been declared a saint by canonization
  • noun person of exceptional holiness
    holy person; angel; holy man.

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john

  • noun a room or building equipped with one or more toilets
    toilet; bathroom; privy; lavatory; can; lav.
  • noun youngest son of Henry II; King of England from 1199 to 1216; succeeded to the throne on the death of his brother Richard I; lost his French possessions; in 1215 John was compelled by the barons to sign the Magna Carta (1167-1216)
    King John; John Lackland.

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final

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

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prayer_wheel

  • noun a cylinder with prayers written on it; each revolution counts as uttering the prayers; used especially by Buddhists in Tibet

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discovery_day

  • noun a legal holiday commemorating the discovery of America by Christopher Columbus
    October 12; Columbus Day.

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season

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

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procession

  • noun (theology) the origination of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost
    rise; emanation.
    • the emanation of the Holy Spirit
    • the rising of the Holy Ghost
    • the doctrine of the procession of the Holy Spirit from the Father and the Son
  • noun the group action of a collection of people or animals or vehicles moving ahead in more or less regular formation
    • processions were forbidden

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favorable

  • adjective encouraging or approving or pleasing
    favourable.
    • a favorable reply
    • he received a favorable rating
    • listened with a favorable ear
    • made a favorable impression
  • adjective (of winds or weather) tending to promote or facilitate
    favourable.
    • the days were fair and the winds were favorable

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veterans'_day

  • noun a legal holiday in the United States; formerly Armistice Day but called Veterans' Day since 1954
    Armistice Day; November 11; Veterans Day.

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grace

  • noun (Christian theology) a state of sanctification by God; the state of one who is under such divine influence
    state of grace; saving grace.
    • the conception of grace developed alongside the conception of sin
    • it was debated whether saving grace could be obtained outside the membership of the church
    • the Virgin lived in a state of grace
  • noun elegance and beauty of movement or expression
    gracility.
    • a beautiful figure which she used in subtle movements of unparalleled grace

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hundred

  • noun ten 10s
    one C; 100; C; century.
  • adjective satellite being ten more than ninety
    100; c; one hundred.

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ouster

  • noun a person who ousts or supplants someone else
    ejector.
  • noun a wrongful dispossession

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gentile

  • noun a person who does not acknowledge your god
    heathen; infidel; pagan.
  • noun a person who is not a member of one's own religion; used in this sense by Mormons and Hindus

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feesten

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claim

  • noun an assertion of a right (as to money or property)
    • his claim asked for damages
  • noun an assertion that something is true or factual
    • his claim that he was innocent
    • evidence contradicted the government's claims

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historical

  • adjective of or relating to the study of history
    • historical scholars
    • a historical perspective
  • adjective satellite having once lived or existed or taken place in the real world as distinct from being legendary
    • the historical Jesus
    • doubt that a historical Camelot every existed
    • actual historical events

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pre

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martial_law

  • noun the body of law imposed by the military over civilian affairs (usually in time of war or civil crisis); overrides civil law

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columbus_day

  • noun a legal holiday commemorating the discovery of America by Christopher Columbus
    October 12; Discovery Day.

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san

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fawkes

  • noun English conspirator who was executed for his role in a plot to blow up James I and the Houses of Parliament (1570-1606)
    Guy Fawkes.

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bavarian

Of or pertaining to Bavaria. -- n. A native or an inhabitant of Bavaria.

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modern

  • 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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manner

  • noun how something is done or how it happens
    style; fashion; way; mode.
    • her dignified manner
    • his rapid manner of talking
    • their nomadic mode of existence
    • in the characteristic New York style
    • a lonely way of life
    • in an abrasive fashion
  • noun a way of acting or behaving
    personal manner.

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john_hancock

  • noun American revolutionary patriot who was president of the Continental Congress; was the first signer of the Declaration of Independence (1737-1793)
    Hancock.
  • noun a person's own signature
    autograph.

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martin_luther_king_jr's_birthday

  • noun observed on the Monday closest to January 15
    Martin Luther King Day.

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requiescat

  • noun a prayer for the repose of the soul of a dead person

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catholic

  • adjective satellite free from provincial prejudices or attachments
    • catholic in one's tastes
  • noun a member of a Catholic church

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onset

  • noun the beginning or early stages
    oncoming.
    • the onset of pneumonia
  • noun (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons)
    attack; onrush; onslaught.
    • the attack began at dawn

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supplication

  • noun a prayer asking God's help as part of a religious service
    invocation.
  • noun a humble request for help from someone in authority
    plea.

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plantation

  • noun an estate where cash crops are grown on a large scale (especially in tropical areas)
  • noun a newly established colony (especially in the colonization of North America)
    • the practice of sending convicted criminals to serve on the Plantations was common in the 17th century

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province

  • noun the territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation
    state.
    • his state is in the deep south
  • noun the proper sphere or extent of your activities
    responsibility.
    • it was his province to take care of himself

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lead

  • noun an advantage held by a competitor in a race
    • he took the lead at the last turn
  • noun a soft heavy toxic malleable metallic element; bluish white when freshly cut but tarnishes readily to dull grey
    Pb; atomic number 82.
    • the children were playing with lead soldiers

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saint_lucia

  • noun a country on the island of Saint Lucia; gained independence from Great Britain in 1979
    St. Lucia.
  • noun a volcanic island in the Windward Isles to the south of Martinique
    St. Lucia.

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rosh_hashanah

  • noun (Judaism) a solemn Jewish feast day celebrated on the 1st or 1st and 2nd of Tishri; noted for the blowing of the shofar
    Jewish New Year; Rosh Hashona; Rosh Hashonah; Rosh Hashana.

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feast_of_sacrifice

  • noun the 10th day of Dhu'l-Hijja; all Muslims attend a service in the mosques and those who are not pilgrims perform a ritual slaughter of a sheep (commemorating God's ransom of Abraham's son from sacrifice) and give at least a third of the meat to charity
    Id al-Adha.

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regular

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

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americo

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significant

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

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moveable

  • adjective satellite capable of being moved or conveyed from one place to another
    transferrable; transferable; transportable; movable.

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drought

  • noun a shortage of rainfall
    drouth.
    • farmers most affected by the drought hope that there may yet be sufficient rain early in the growing season
  • noun a prolonged shortage
    drouth.
    • when England defeated Pakistan it ended a ten-year drought

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america

  • noun North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
    USA; the States; U.S.A.; U.S.; United States; US; United States of America.
  • noun North America and South America and Central America

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bradford

  • noun United States printer (born in England) whose press produced the first American prayer book and the New York City's first newspaper (1663-1752)
    William Bradford.

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thanksgiving

  • noun a short prayer of thanks before a meal
    blessing; grace.
    • their youngest son said grace
  • noun fourth Thursday in November in the United States; second Monday in October in Canada; commemorates a feast held in 1621 by the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag
    Thanksgiving Day.

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independence_day

  • noun a legal holiday in the United States
    Fourth of July; July 4.

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hindrance

  • noun something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress
    balk; handicap; baulk; check; impediment; deterrent; hinderance.
  • noun any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome
    incumbrance; preventative; encumbrance; interference; hitch; preventive; hinderance.

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occasion

  • noun an event that occurs at a critical time
    juncture.
    • at such junctures he always had an impulse to leave
    • it was needed only on special occasions
  • noun a vaguely specified social event
    function; affair; social occasion; social function.
    • the party was quite an affair
    • an occasion arranged to honor the president
    • a seemingly endless round of social functions

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abraham

  • noun the first of the Old Testament patriarchs and the father of Isaac; according to Genesis, God promised to give Abraham's family (the Hebrews) the land of Canaan (the Promised Land); God tested Abraham by asking him to sacrifice his son
    Ibrahim.
    • Judaism, Christianity, and Islam each has a special claim on Abraham

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jewry

Judea; also, a district inhabited by Jews; a Jews' quarter. Chaucer.
Teaching throughout all Jewry. Luke xxiii. 5.

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confederation

  • noun the state of being allied or confederated
    alliance.
  • noun a union of political organizations
    confederacy; federation.

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affair

  • noun a vaguely specified concern
    matter; thing.
    • several matters to attend to
    • it is none of your affair
    • things are going well
  • noun a usually secretive or illicit sexual relationship
    liaison; involvement; affaire; amour; intimacy.

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germane

  • adjective satellite relevant and appropriate
    • he asks questions that are germane and central to the issue

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rosh_hashana

  • noun (Judaism) a solemn Jewish feast day celebrated on the 1st or 1st and 2nd of Tishri; noted for the blowing of the shofar
    Jewish New Year; Rosh Hashona; Rosh Hashonah; Rosh Hashanah.

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charles

  • noun King of France from 1560 to 1574 whose reign was dominated by his mother Catherine de Medicis (1550-1574)
    Charles IX.
  • noun King of France who began his reign with most of northern France under English control; after the intervention of Jeanne d'Arc the French were able to defeat the English and end the Hundred Years' War (1403-1461)
    Charles VII.

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anniversary

  • noun the date on which an event occurred in some previous year (or the celebration of it)
    day of remembrance.

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robin

  • noun small Old World songbird with a reddish breast
    robin redbreast; Erithacus rubecola; Old World robin; redbreast.
  • noun large American thrush having a rust-red breast and abdomen
    American robin; Turdus migratorius.

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debate

  • noun a discussion in which reasons are advanced for and against some proposition or proposal
    argumentation; argument.
    • the argument over foreign aid goes on and on
  • noun the formal presentation of a stated proposition and the opposition to it (usually followed by a vote)
    public debate; disputation.

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occupation

  • noun the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money
    job; line; line of work; business.
    • he's not in my line of business
  • noun the control of a country by military forces of a foreign power
    military control.

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northern

  • adjective in or characteristic of a region of the United States north of (approximately) the Mason-Dixon line
    • Northern liberals
    • northern industry
    • northern cities
  • noun a dialect of Middle English that developed into Scottish Lallans

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proclamation

  • noun a formal public statement
    announcement; declaration; annunciation.
    • the government made an announcement about changes in the drug war
    • a declaration of independence
  • noun the formal act of proclaiming; giving public notice
    promulgation.
    • his promulgation of the policy proved to be premature

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gioia

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version

  • noun an interpretation of a matter from a particular viewpoint
    • his version of the fight was different from mine
  • noun something a little different from others of the same type
    edition; variant; variation.
    • an experimental version of the night fighter
    • a variant of the same word
    • an emery wheel is the modern variation of a grindstone
    • the boy is a younger edition of his father

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black

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

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invocation

  • noun a prayer asking God's help as part of a religious service
    supplication.
  • noun an incantation used in conjuring or summoning a devil

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local

  • noun public transport consisting of a bus or train that stops at all stations or stops
    • the local seemed to take forever to get to New York
  • noun anesthetic that numbs a particular area of the body
    local anaesthetic; topical anesthetic; local anesthetic; topical anaesthetic.

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spanish_armada

  • noun the great fleet sent from Spain against England by Philip II in 1588
    Invincible Armada.

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secular

  • noun someone who is not a clergyman or a professional person
    layperson; layman.
  • adjective of or relating to the doctrine that rejects religion and religious considerations

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thanksgiving

  • noun fourth Thursday in November in the United States; second Monday in October in Canada; commemorates a feast held in 1621 by the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag
    Thanksgiving Day.
  • noun a short prayer of thanks before a meal
    blessing; grace.
    • their youngest son said grace

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joint

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

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new_year's

  • noun the first day of the year
    New Year's Day; January 1.

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public_holiday

  • noun authorized by law and limiting work or official business
    national holiday; legal holiday.

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prime

  • noun a number that has no factor but itself and 1
    prime quantity.
  • noun the period of greatest prosperity or productivity
    flower; blossom; efflorescence; peak; flush; bloom; heyday.

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labor_day

  • noun first Monday in September in the United States and Canada

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memorial_day

  • noun legal holiday in the United States, last Monday in May; commemorates the members of the United States armed forces who were killed in war
    Decoration Day.

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brunswick

  • noun a university town in southwestern Maine
  • noun a town in southeast Georgia near the Atlantic coast; a port of entry

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chuseok

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morning

  • noun the time period between dawn and noon
    morning time; forenoon; morn.
    • I spent the morning running errands
  • noun a conventional expression of greeting or farewell
    good morning.

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withdrawal

  • noun a retraction of a previously held position
    backdown; climb-down.
  • noun the act of taking out money or other capital

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fertility

  • noun the ratio of live births in an area to the population of that area; expressed per 1000 population per year
    birthrate; birth rate; fertility rate; natality.
  • noun the state of being fertile; capable of producing offspring
    fecundity.

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equinox

  • noun either of two times of the year when the sun crosses the plane of the earth's equator and day and night are of equal length
  • noun (astronomy) either of the two celestial points at which the celestial equator intersects the ecliptic
    equinoctial point.

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disaster

  • noun a state of extreme (usually irremediable) ruin and misfortune
    catastrophe.
    • lack of funds has resulted in a catastrophe for our school system
    • his policies were a disaster
  • noun an event resulting in great loss and misfortune
    tragedy; calamity; cataclysm; catastrophe.
    • the whole city was affected by the irremediable calamity
    • the earthquake was a disaster

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reference

  • noun a remark that calls attention to something or someone
    mention.
    • she made frequent mention of her promotion
    • there was no mention of it
    • the speaker made several references to his wife
  • noun a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage
    acknowledgment; mention; citation; credit; cite; quotation.
    • the student's essay failed to list several important citations
    • the acknowledgments are usually printed at the front of a book
    • the article includes mention of similar clinical cases

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maurice

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national

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

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immigrant

  • noun a person who comes to a country where they were not born in order to settle there

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individual

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

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close

  • noun the temporal end; the concluding time
    finish; last; finis; finale; stopping point; conclusion.
    • the stopping point of each round was signaled by a bell
    • the market was up at the finish
    • they were playing better at the close of the season
  • noun the last section of a communication
    closing; ending; end; conclusion.
    • in conclusion I want to say...

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calendar

  • noun a system of timekeeping that defines the beginning and length and divisions of the year
  • noun a list or register of events (appointments or social events or court cases etc)
    • I have you on my calendar for next Monday

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reform

  • noun a change for the better as a result of correcting abuses
    • justice was for sale before the reform of the law courts
  • noun a campaign aimed to correct abuses or malpractices
    • the reforms he proposed were too radical for the politicians

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federal

  • adjective satellite national; especially in reference to the government of the United States as distinct from that of its member units
    • the Federal Bureau of Investigation
    • federal courts
    • the federal highway program
    • federal property
  • noun a member of the Union Army during the American Civil War
    Union soldier; Federal soldier.

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pesach

  • noun (Judaism) a Jewish festival (traditionally 8 days from Nissan 15) celebrating the exodus of the Israelites from Egypt
    Passover; Feast of the Unleavened Bread; Pesah.

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outsource

  • verb obtain goods or services from an outside supplier; to contract work out
    • Many companies outsource and hire consultants in order to maintain a flexible workforce

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state

  • noun the territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation
    province.
    • his state is in the deep south
  • noun the way something is with respect to its main attributes
    • the current state of knowledge
    • his state of health
    • in a weak financial state

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various

  • adjective satellite of many different kinds purposefully arranged but lacking any uniformity
    assorted.
    • assorted sizes
    • his disguises are many and various
    • various experiments have failed to disprove the theory
    • cited various reasons for his behavior
  • adjective satellite considered individually
    respective; several.
    • the respective club members
    • specialists in their several fields
    • the various reports all agreed

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josepha

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arrival

  • noun accomplishment of an objective
    reaching.
  • noun the act of arriving at a certain place
    • they awaited her arrival

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columbus_day

  • noun a legal holiday commemorating the discovery of America by Christopher Columbus
    October 12; Discovery Day.

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nationwide

  • adjective satellite occurring or extending throughout a country or nation
    countrywide.
    • the event aroused nationwide interest
    • a countrywide fund-raising campaign
  • adverb extending throughout an entire nation
    across the nation; nationally; across the country.
    • nationally advertised
    • it was broadcast nationwide

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id_al-adha

  • noun the 10th day of Dhu'l-Hijja; all Muslims attend a service in the mosques and those who are not pilgrims perform a ritual slaughter of a sheep (commemorating God's ransom of Abraham's son from sacrifice) and give at least a third of the meat to charity
    Feast of Sacrifice.

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harvest_moon

  • noun the full moon nearest the September equinox

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nova_scotia

  • noun a peninsula in eastern Canada between the Bay of Fundy and the Saint Lawrence River
  • noun the Canadian province in the Maritimes consisting of the Nova Scotia peninsula and Cape Breton Island; French settlers who called the area Acadia were exiled to Louisiana by the British in the 1750s and their descendants are know as Cajuns

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country

  • noun a politically organized body of people under a single government
    commonwealth; land; res publica; nation; state; body politic.
    • the state has elected a new president
    • African nations
    • students who had come to the nation's capitol
    • the country's largest manufacturer
    • an industrialized land
  • noun the territory occupied by a nation
    state; land.
    • he returned to the land of his birth
    • he visited several European countries

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annual

  • noun (botany) a plant that completes its entire life cycle within the space of a year
  • noun a reference book that is published regularly once every year
    yearly; yearbook.

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liberian

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Liberia
  • adjective of or relating to Liberia or its people
    • Liberian ship owners

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may_24

  • noun British, anniversary of Queen Victoria's birth
    Empire day; Commonwealth Day.

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puritan

  • noun someone who adheres to strict religious principles; someone opposed to sensual pleasures
  • noun a member of a group of English Protestants who in the 16th and 17th centuries thought that the Protestant Reformation under Elizabeth was incomplete and advocated the simplification and regulation of forms of worship

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colony

  • noun a body of people who settle far from home but maintain ties with their homeland; inhabitants remain nationals of their home state but are not literally under the home state's system of government
    settlement.
    • the American colony in Paris
  • noun a group of organisms of the same type living or growing together

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period

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

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church

  • noun one of the groups of Christians who have their own beliefs and forms of worship
    Christian church.
  • noun a place for public (especially Christian) worship
    church building.
    • the church was empty

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expensive

  • adjective high in price or charging high prices
    • expensive clothes
    • an expensive shop

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late

  • adjective being or occurring at an advanced period of time or after a usual or expected time
    • late evening
    • late 18th century
    • a late movie
    • took a late flight
    • had a late breakfast
  • adjective satellite after the expected or usual time; delayed
    tardy; belated.
    • a belated birthday card
    • I'm late for the plane
    • the train is late
    • tardy children are sent to the principal
    • always tardy in making dental appointments

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unusual

  • adjective not usual or common or ordinary
    • a scene of unusual beauty
    • a man of unusual ability
    • cruel and unusual punishment
    • an unusual meteorite
  • adjective being definitely out of the ordinary and unexpected; slightly odd or even a bit weird
    strange.
    • a strange exaltation that was indefinable
    • a strange fantastical mind
    • what a strange sense of humor she has

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october_12

  • noun a legal holiday commemorating the discovery of America by Christopher Columbus
    Columbus Day; Discovery Day.

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west

  • noun the cardinal compass point that is a 270 degrees
    due west; W; westward.
  • noun the countries of (originally) Europe and (now including) North America and South America
    Occident.

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political

  • adjective involving or characteristic of politics or parties or politicians
    • calling a meeting is a political act in itself"- Daniel Goleman
    • political pressure
    • a political machine
    • political office
    • political policy
  • adjective of or relating to your views about social relationships involving authority or power
    • political opinions

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almighty

  • adjective satellite having unlimited power
    omnipotent; all-powerful.
  • noun terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God
    Jehovah; Creator; God Almighty; Lord; Divine; Maker; Godhead.

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beer

  • noun a general name for alcoholic beverages made by fermenting a cereal (or mixture of cereals) flavored with hops

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moveable_feast

  • noun a religious holiday that falls on different dates in different years
    movable feast.

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territory

  • noun a region marked off for administrative or other purposes
    territorial dominion; district; dominion.
  • noun an area of knowledge or interest
    • his questions covered a lot of territory

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meeting

  • noun a formally arranged gathering
    group meeting.
    • next year the meeting will be in Chicago
    • the meeting elected a chairperson
  • noun a small informal social gathering
    get together.
    • there was an informal meeting in my living room

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armistice

  • noun a state of peace agreed to between opponents so they can discuss peace terms
    cease-fire; truce.

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feast_day

  • noun a day designated for feasting
    fete day.

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blessing

  • noun the formal act of approving
    approval; approving.
    • he gave the project his blessing
    • his decision merited the approval of any sensible person
  • noun a desirable state
    boon.
    • enjoy the blessings of peace
    • a spanking breeze is a boon to sailors

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worker

  • 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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holiday_season

  • noun a time when many people take holidays

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gunpowder

  • noun a mixture of potassium nitrate, charcoal, and sulfur in a 75:15:10 ratio which is used in gunnery, time fuses, and fireworks
    powder.

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pilgrim

  • noun someone who journeys in foreign lands
  • noun one of the colonists from England who sailed to America on the Mayflower and founded the colony of Plymouth in New England in 1620
    Pilgrim Father.

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external

  • noun outward features
    • he enjoyed the solemn externals of religion
  • adjective happening or arising or located outside or beyond some limits or especially surface
    • the external auditory canal
    • external pressures

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governor

  • noun the head of a state government
  • noun a control that maintains a steady speed in a machine (as by controlling the supply of fuel)
    regulator.

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ongoing

  • adjective satellite currently happening
    on-going.
    • an ongoing economic crisis

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viii

  • adjective satellite being one more than seven
    8; eight.
  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of seven and one
    ogdoad; octet; octad; eight; eighter; 8; eighter from Decatur; octonary.

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many

  • adjective a quantifier that can be used with count nouns and is often preceded by `as' or `too' or `so' or `that'; amounting to a large but indefinite number
    • many temptations
    • the temptations are many
    • a good many
    • a great many
    • many directions
    • take as many apples as you like
    • too many clouds to see
    • never saw so many people

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martin_luther_king_day

  • noun observed on the Monday closest to January 15
    Martin Luther King Jr's Birthday.

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century

  • noun a period of 100 years
  • noun ten 10s
    one C; 100; hundred; C.

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14_july

  • noun a legal holiday in France celebrating the storming of the Paris bastille in 1789
    Bastille Day.

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ii

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one or a numeral representing this number
    deuce; 2; two.
  • adjective satellite being one more than one
    2; two.
    • he received two messages

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beanpot

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gothic

  • adjective satellite as if belonging to the Middle Ages; old-fashioned and unenlightened
    medieval; mediaeval.
    • a medieval attitude toward dating
  • noun extinct East Germanic language of the ancient Goths; the only surviving record being fragments of a 4th-century translation of the Bible by Bishop Ulfilas

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movable_feast

  • noun a religious holiday that falls on different dates in different years
    moveable feast.

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campaigning

  • noun the campaign of a candidate to be elected
    electioneering; candidacy; candidature; political campaign.
  • verb run, stand, or compete for an office or a position
    run; campaign.
    • Who's running for treasurer this year?

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easter

  • noun a Christian celebration of the Resurrection of Christ; celebrated on the Sunday following the first full moon after the vernal equinox
  • noun a wind from the east
    east wind; easterly.

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author

  • noun writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
    writer.
  • noun someone who originates or causes or initiates something
    source; generator.
    • he was the generator of several complaints

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bishop

  • noun a senior member of the Christian clergy having spiritual and administrative authority; appointed in Christian churches to oversee priests or ministers; considered in some churches to be successors of the twelve Apostles of Christ
  • noun port wine mulled with oranges and cloves

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unity

  • noun an undivided or unbroken completeness or totality with nothing wanting
    integrity; wholeness.
    • the integrity of the nervous system is required for normal development
    • he took measures to insure the territorial unity of Croatia
  • noun the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number
    ace; I; one; 1; single.
    • he has the one but will need a two and three to go with it
    • they had lunch at one

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id_al-fitr

  • noun a Muslim day of feasting at the end of Ramadan

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several

  • adjective satellite (used with count nouns) of an indefinite number more than 2 or 3 but not many
    • several letters came in the mail
    • several people were injured in the accident
  • adjective satellite considered individually
    respective; various.
    • the respective club members
    • specialists in their several fields
    • the various reports all agreed

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week

  • noun any period of seven consecutive days
    hebdomad.
    • it rained for a week
  • noun hours or days of work in a calendar week
    workweek.
    • they worked a 40-hour week

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slave

  • noun a person who is owned by someone
  • noun someone who works as hard as a slave
    hard worker; striver.

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new_world

  • noun the hemisphere that includes North America and South America
    occident; western hemisphere.

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statutory

  • adjective relating to or created by statutes
    • statutory matters
    • statutory law
  • adjective satellite prescribed or authorized by or punishable under a statute
    • statutory restrictions
    • a statutory age limit
    • statutory crimes
    • statutory rape

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issuance

  • noun the act of providing an item for general use or for official purposes (usually in quantity)
    issuing; issue.
    • a new issue of stamps
    • the last issue of penicillin was over a month ago

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supper

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

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nation

  • noun a politically organized body of people under a single government
    commonwealth; land; res publica; country; state; body politic.
    • the state has elected a new president
    • African nations
    • students who had come to the nation's capitol
    • the country's largest manufacturer
    • an industrialized land
  • noun the people who live in a nation or country
    country; land.
    • a statement that sums up the nation's mood
    • the news was announced to the nation
    • the whole country worshipped him

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tradition

  • noun an inherited pattern of thought or action
  • noun a specific practice of long standing
    custom.

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fasting

  • noun abstaining from food
    fast.
  • verb abstain from certain foods, as for religious or medical reasons
    fast.
    • Catholics sometimes fast during Lent

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pesah

  • noun (Judaism) a Jewish festival (traditionally 8 days from Nissan 15) celebrating the exodus of the Israelites from Egypt
    Passover; Pesach; Feast of the Unleavened Bread.

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dominion_day

  • noun a legal holiday in Canada commemorating receiving Dominion status in 1867
    July 1.

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english

Of or pertaining to England, or to its inhabitants, or to the present so-called Anglo-Saxon race.

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rosh_hashonah

  • noun (Judaism) a solemn Jewish feast day celebrated on the 1st or 1st and 2nd of Tishri; noted for the blowing of the shofar
    Jewish New Year; Rosh Hashona; Rosh Hashanah; Rosh Hashana.

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reformation

  • noun improvement (or an intended improvement) in the existing form or condition of institutions or practices etc.; intended to make a striking change for the better in social or political or religious affairs
  • noun a religious movement of the 16th century that began as an attempt to reform the Roman Catholic Church and resulted in the creation of Protestant churches
    Protestant Reformation.

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aspect

  • noun a distinct feature or element in a problem
    facet.
    • he studied every facet of the question
  • noun a characteristic to be considered

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disturbance

  • noun activity that is a malfunction, intrusion, or interruption
    perturbation.
    • the term `distress' connotes some degree of perturbation and emotional upset
    • he looked around for the source of the disturbance
    • there was a disturbance of neural function
  • noun an unhappy and worried mental state
    perturbation; upset.
    • there was too much anger and disturbance
    • she didn't realize the upset she caused me

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royal

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

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gannon

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other

  • adjective not the same one or ones already mentioned or implied
    • today isn't any other day"- the White Queen
    • the construction of highways and other public works
    • he asked for other employment
    • any other person would tell the truth
    • his other books are still in storage
    • then we looked at the other house
    • hearing was good in his other ear
    • the other sex
    • she lived on the other side of the street from me
    • went in the other direction
  • adjective satellite recently past
    • the other evening

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bank

  • noun sloping land (especially the slope beside a body of water)
    • they pulled the canoe up on the bank
    • he sat on the bank of the river and watched the currents
  • noun a financial institution that accepts deposits and channels the money into lending activities
    banking concern; depository financial institution; banking company.
    • he cashed a check at the bank
    • that bank holds the mortgage on my home

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easter

  • noun a wind from the east
    east wind; easterly.
  • noun a Christian celebration of the Resurrection of Christ; celebrated on the Sunday following the first full moon after the vernal equinox

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kingdom

  • noun a domain in which something is dominant
    land; realm.
    • the untroubled kingdom of reason
    • a land of make-believe
    • the rise of the realm of cotton in the south
  • noun a country with a king as head of state

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australia

  • noun a nation occupying the whole of the Australian continent; Aboriginal tribes are thought to have migrated from southeastern Asia 20,000 years ago; first Europeans were British convicts sent there as a penal colony
    Commonwealth of Australia.
  • noun the smallest continent; between the South Pacific and the Indian Ocean

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autumnal_equinox

  • noun September 22
    fall equinox; September equinox.
  • noun (astronomy) the equinoctial point that lies in the constellation of Virgo

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1660s

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virginia

One of the States of the United States of America. -- a. Of or pertaining to the State of Virginia.

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munich

  • noun the capital and largest city of Bavaria in southwestern Germany
    Muenchen.

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judgement

  • noun the legal document stating the reasons for a judicial decision
    opinion; judgment; legal opinion.
    • opinions are usually written by a single judge
  • noun an opinion formed by judging something
    mind; judgment.
    • he was reluctant to make his judgment known
    • she changed her mind

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cultural

  • adjective of or relating to the arts and manners that a group favors
    • cultural events
    • a person of broad cultural interests
  • adjective satellite denoting or deriving from or distinctive of the ways of living built up by a group of people
    ethnical; ethnic.
    • influenced by ethnic and cultural ties"- J.F.Kennedy
    • ethnic food

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world

  • noun everything that exists anywhere
    universe; creation; macrocosm; existence; cosmos.
    • they study the evolution of the universe
    • the biggest tree in existence
  • noun people in general; especially a distinctive group of people with some shared interest
    domain.
    • the Western world

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thanksgiving_day

  • noun fourth Thursday in November in the United States; second Monday in October in Canada; commemorates a feast held in 1621 by the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag
    Thanksgiving.

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lincoln

  • noun 16th President of the United States; saved the Union during the American Civil War and emancipated the slaves; was assassinated by Booth (1809-1865)
    President Abraham Lincoln; President Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln.
  • noun capital of the state of Nebraska; located in southeastern Nebraska; site of the University of Nebraska
    capital of Nebraska.

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january_1

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church and Anglican Church) feast day celebrating the circumcision of Jesus; celebrated on January 1st
    Circumcision; Feast of the Circumcision.
  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) a holy day of obligation
    Solemnity of Mary.

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kennedy

  • noun 35th President of the United States; established the Peace Corps; assassinated in Dallas (1917-1963)
    Jack Kennedy; JFK; President John F. Kennedy; John Fitzgerald Kennedy; President Kennedy.
  • noun a large airport on Long Island to the east of New York City
    Kennedy Interrnational; Kennedy International Airport.

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signal

  • noun any nonverbal action or gesture that encodes a message
    signaling; sign.
    • signals from the boat suddenly stopped
  • noun any incitement to action
    • he awaited the signal to start
    • the victory was a signal for wild celebration

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bpo

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collect

  • noun a short prayer generally preceding the lesson in the Church of Rome or the Church of England
  • verb get or gather together
    amass; roll up; compile; accumulate; hoard; pile up.
    • I am accumulating evidence for the man's unfaithfulness to his wife
    • She is amassing a lot of data for her thesis
    • She rolled up a small fortune

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popular

  • adjective regarded with great favor, approval, or affection especially by the general public
    • a popular tourist attraction
    • a popular girl
    • cabbage patch dolls are no longer popular
  • adjective satellite carried on by or for the people (or citizens) at large
    • the popular vote
    • popular representation
    • institutions of popular government

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loyalist

  • noun a person who is loyal to their allegiance (especially in times of revolt)
    stalwart.

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guy_fawkes_day

  • noun day for the celebration of the discovery of the Gunpowder Plot

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rosh_hashona

  • noun (Judaism) a solemn Jewish feast day celebrated on the 1st or 1st and 2nd of Tishri; noted for the blowing of the shofar
    Jewish New Year; Rosh Hashonah; Rosh Hashanah; Rosh Hashana.

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parade

  • noun a ceremonial procession including people marching
  • noun an extended (often showy) succession of persons or things
    • a parade of strollers on the mall
    • a parade of witnesses

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abraham_lincoln

  • noun 16th President of the United States; saved the Union during the American Civil War and emancipated the slaves; was assassinated by Booth (1809-1865)
    Lincoln; President Abraham Lincoln; President Lincoln.

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people

  • noun (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively
    • old people
    • there were at least 200 people in the audience
  • noun the body of citizens of a state or country
    citizenry.
    • the Spanish people

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scottish

Of or pertaining to the inhabitants of Scotland, their country, or their language; as, Scottish industry or economy; a Scottish chief; a Scottish dialect.

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martial

  • adjective satellite (of persons) befitting a warrior
    soldierlike; warriorlike; soldierly.
    • a military bearing
  • noun Roman poet noted for epigrams (first century BC)

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economic

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

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deliverance

  • noun recovery or preservation from loss or danger
    delivery; saving; rescue.
    • work is the deliverance of mankind
    • a surgeon's job is the saving of lives

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empire

  • noun the domain ruled by an emperor or empress; the region over which imperial dominion is exercised
    imperium.
  • noun a group of countries under a single authority
    • the British created a great empire

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peter

  • noun obscene terms for penis
    shaft; prick; cock; tool; dick; putz; pecker.
  • noun disciple of Jesus and leader of the Apostles; regarded by Catholics as the vicar of Christ on earth and first Pope
    St. Peter; Saint Peter the Apostle; Saint Peter; Simon Peter; St. Peter the Apostle.

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caribbean

Of or pertaining to the Caribs, to their islands (the eastern and southern West Indies), or to the sea (called the Caribbean sa) lying between those islands and Central America.

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congress

  • noun a meeting of elected or appointed representatives
  • noun the legislature of the United States government
    US Congress; United States Congress; U.S. Congress.

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colonial

  • noun a resident of a colony
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of or inhabiting a colony

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legal

  • adjective established by or founded upon law or official or accepted rules
  • adjective of or relating to jurisprudence
    • legal loophole

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moon

  • noun the natural satellite of the Earth
    • the average distance to the Moon is 384,400 kilometers
    • men first stepped on the moon in 1969
  • noun any object resembling a moon
    • he made a moon lamp that he used as a night light
    • the clock had a moon that showed various phases

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providence

  • noun the guardianship and control exercised by a deity
    • divine providence
  • noun the capital and largest city of Rhode Island; located in northeastern Rhode Island on Narragansett Bay; site of Brown University
    capital of Rhode Island.

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anne

  • noun Queen of England and Scotland and Ireland; daughter if James II and the last of the Stuart monarchs; in 1707 she was the last English ruler to exercise the royal veto over parliament (1665-1714)

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leader

  • noun a person who rules or guides or inspires others
  • noun a featured article of merchandise sold at a loss in order to draw customers
    loss leader; drawing card.

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columbus

  • noun the state capital of Ohio; located in the center of the state; site of Ohio State University
    capital of Ohio.
  • noun Italian navigator who discovered the New World in the service of Spain while looking for a route to China (1451-1506)
    Christopher Columbus; Cristoforo Colombo; Cristobal Colon.

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november_11

  • noun a legal holiday in the United States; formerly Armistice Day but called Veterans' Day since 1954
    Armistice Day; Veterans' Day; Veterans Day.

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wheat

  • noun annual or biennial grass having erect flower spikes and light brown grains
  • noun grains of common wheat; sometimes cooked whole or cracked as cereal; usually ground into flour
    wheat berry.

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business

  • noun a commercial or industrial enterprise and the people who constitute it
    business organisation; business concern; business organization; concern.
    • he bought his brother's business
    • a small mom-and-pop business
    • a racially integrated business concern
  • noun the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects
    commercial enterprise; business enterprise.
    • computers are now widely used in business

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colonization

  • noun the act of colonizing; the establishment of colonies
    colonisation; settlement.
    • the British colonization of America

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armistice_day

  • noun a legal holiday in the United States; formerly Armistice Day but called Veterans' Day since 1954
    November 11; Veterans' Day; Veterans Day.

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elizario

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xmas

  • noun a Christian holiday celebrating the birth of Christ; a quarter day in England, Wales, and Ireland
    Dec 25; Christmas; Christmas Day.

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filipino

  • noun a native or inhabitant of the Philippines
  • noun official language of the Philippines; based on Tagalog; draws its lexicon from other Philippine languages
    Philippine.

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island

  • noun a land mass (smaller than a continent) that is surrounded by water
  • noun a zone or area resembling an island

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new_england

  • noun a region of northeastern United States comprising Maine and New Hampshire and Vermont and Massachusetts and Rhode Island and Connecticut

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sectarian

  • noun a member of a sect
    sectarist; sectary.
    • most sectarians are intolerant of the views of any other sect
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of a sect or sects
    • sectarian differences

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dinner

  • noun the main meal of the day served in the evening or at midday
    • dinner will be at 8
    • on Sundays they had a large dinner when they returned from church
  • noun a party of people assembled to have dinner together
    dinner party.
    • guests should never be late to a dinner party

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act

  • noun a legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body
    enactment.
  • noun something that people do or cause to happen
    deed; human activity; human action.

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celebration

  • noun a joyful occasion for special festivities to mark some happy event
    jubilation.
  • noun any joyous diversion
    festivity.

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wilderness

  • noun (politics) a state of disfavor
    • he led the Democratic party back from the wilderness
  • noun a wooded region in northeastern Virginia near Spotsylvania where bloody but inconclusive battles were fought in the American Civil War

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civil

  • adjective satellite applying to ordinary citizens as contrasted with the military
    • civil authorities
  • adjective not rude; marked by satisfactory (or especially minimal) adherence to social usages and sufficient but not noteworthy consideration for others
    polite.
    • even if he didn't like them he should have been civil"- W.S. Maugham

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washington

  • noun the capital of the United States in the District of Columbia and a tourist mecca; George Washington commissioned Charles L'Enfant to lay out the city in 1791
    Washington D.C.; American capital; capital of the United States.
  • noun a state in northwestern United States on the Pacific
    Evergreen State; WA.

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nonsense

  • noun a message that seems to convey no meaning
    bunk; hokum; meaninglessness; nonsensicality.
  • noun ornamental objects of no great value
    gimcrackery; trumpery; falderol; frill; gimcrack; folderal.

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united_states

  • noun North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
    USA; the States; U.S.A.; U.S.; US; United States of America; America.
  • noun the executive and legislative and judicial branches of the federal government of the United States
    United States government; U.S.; US Government; U.S. government.

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observance

  • noun the act of observing; taking a patient look
    observation; watching.
  • noun a formal event performed on a special occasion
    ceremony; ceremonial occasion; ceremonial.
    • a ceremony commemorating Pearl Harbor

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passover

  • noun (Judaism) a Jewish festival (traditionally 8 days from Nissan 15) celebrating the exodus of the Israelites from Egypt
    Pesach; Feast of the Unleavened Bread; Pesah.

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museum

  • noun a depository for collecting and displaying objects having scientific or historical or artistic value

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legislation

  • noun law enacted by a legislative body
    statute law.
  • noun the act of making or enacting laws
    legislating; lawmaking.

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grenadian

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Grenada
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Grenada or its inhabitants
    • the Grenadian capital

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christianity

The religion of Christians; the system of doctrines and precepts taught by Christ.

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continental

  • adjective of or relating to or concerning the American colonies during and immediately after the American Revolutionary War
    • the Continental Army
    • the Continental Congress
  • adjective of or pertaining to or typical of Europe
    • a Continental breakfast

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presidents'_day

  • noun the third Monday in February; commemorates both presidents Lincoln and Washington

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war

  • noun the waging of armed conflict against an enemy
    warfare.
    • thousands of people were killed in the war
  • noun a legal state created by a declaration of war and ended by official declaration during which the international rules of war apply
    state of war.
    • war was declared in November but actual fighting did not begin until the following spring

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north

  • noun the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees
    northward; due north; N.
  • noun the region of the United States lying to the north of the Mason-Dixon line

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leiden

  • noun a city in the western Netherlands; residence of the Pilgrim Fathers for 11 years before they sailed for America in 1620
    Leyden.

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true

  • noun proper alignment; the property possessed by something that is in correct or proper alignment
    • out of true
  • verb make level, square, balanced, or concentric
    true up.
    • true up the cylinder of an engine

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forefather

  • noun the founder of a family
    father; sire.
    • keep the faith of our forefathers
  • noun person from an earlier time who contributed to the tradition shared by some group
    • our forefathers brought forth a great nation

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official

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

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july_1

  • noun a legal holiday in Canada commemorating receiving Dominion status in 1867
    Dominion Day.

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july_4

  • noun a legal holiday in the United States
    Fourth of July; Independence Day.

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what

As an interrogative pronoun, used in asking questions regarding either persons or things; as, what is this? what did you say? what poem is this? what child is lost?
What see'st thou in the ground? Shak.
What is man, that thou art mindful of him? Ps. viii. 4.
What manner of man is this, that even the winds and the sea obey him! Matt. viii. 27.
✍ Originally, what, when, where, which, who, why, etc., were interrogatives only, and it is often difficult to determine whether they are used as interrogatives or relatives. What in this sense, when it refers to things, may be used either substantively or adjectively; when it refers to persons, it is used only adjectively with a noun expressed, who being the pronoun used substantively.

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irish

Of or pertaining to Ireland or to its inhabitants; produced in Ireland.

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boxing_day

  • noun first weekday after Christmas

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influence

  • noun a power to affect persons or events especially power based on prestige etc
    • used her parents' influence to get the job
  • noun causing something without any direct or apparent effort

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general

  • noun a general officer of the highest rank
    full general.
  • noun the head of a religious order or congregation
    superior general.

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britain

  • noun a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
    U.K.; Great Britain; UK; United Kingdom; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

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scotia

(Arch.) A concave molding used especially in classical architecture.

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bank_holiday

  • noun any of several weekdays when banks are closed; a legal holiday in Britain

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prayer

  • noun the act of communicating with a deity (especially as a petition or in adoration or contrition or thanksgiving)
    supplication.
    • the priest sank to his knees in prayer
  • noun reverent petition to a deity
    orison; petition.

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circumcision

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church and Anglican Church) feast day celebrating the circumcision of Jesus; celebrated on January 1st
    Feast of the Circumcision; January 1.
  • noun the act of circumcising performed on males eight days after birth as a Jewish and Muslim religious rite

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ship

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

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orison

  • noun reverent petition to a deity
    petition; prayer.

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flood

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

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oat

  • noun annual grass of Europe and North Africa; grains used as food and fodder (referred to primarily in the plural: `oats')
  • noun seed of the annual grass Avena sativa (spoken of primarily in the plural as `oats')

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special

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

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empire_day

  • noun British, anniversary of Queen Victoria's birth
    May 24; Commonwealth Day.

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time

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

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lucia

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massachusetts

  • noun a state in New England; one of the original 13 colonies
    MA; Old Colony; Bay State.
  • noun a member of the Algonquian people who formerly lived around Massachusetts Bay
    Massachuset.

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jeremy

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henry_viii

  • noun son of Henry VII and King of England from 1509 to 1547; his divorce from Catherine of Aragon resulted in his break with the Catholic Church in 1534 and his excommunication 1538, leading to the start of the Reformation in England (1491-1547)

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baker

  • noun someone who bakes commercially
  • noun someone who bakes bread or cake
    bread maker.

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u

  • noun a base containing nitrogen that is found in RNA (but not in DNA) and derived from pyrimidine; pairs with adenine
    uracil.
  • noun a heavy toxic silvery-white radioactive metallic element; occurs in many isotopes; used for nuclear fuels and nuclear weapons
    uranium; atomic number 92.

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narrative

  • noun a message that tells the particulars of an act or occurrence or course of events; presented in writing or drama or cinema or as a radio or television program
    tale; story; narration.
    • his narrative was interesting
    • Disney's stories entertain adults as well as children
  • adjective satellite consisting of or characterized by the telling of a story
    • narrative poetry

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resolution

  • noun a formal expression by a meeting; agreed to by a vote
    resolve; declaration.
  • noun the ability of a microscope or telescope to measure the angular separation of images that are close together
    resolving power.

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original

  • noun an original creation (i.e., an audio recording) from which copies can be made
    master; master copy.
  • noun something that serves as a model or a basis for making copies
    archetype; pilot.
    • this painting is a copy of the original

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minister

  • noun a person authorized to conduct religious worship
    curate; pastor; rector; minister of religion; parson.
    • clergymen are usually called ministers in Protestant churches
  • noun a person appointed to a high office in the government
    government minister.
    • Minister of Finance

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