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psalter

  • noun a collection of Psalms for liturgical use
    Book of Psalms.

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copy

  • noun a reproduction of a written record (e.g. of a legal or school record)
    transcript.
  • noun a thing made to be similar or identical to another thing
    • she made a copy of the designer dress
    • the clone was a copy of its ancestor

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hitch

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

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skeleton

  • noun something reduced to its minimal form
    • the battalion was a mere skeleton of its former self
    • the bare skeleton of a novel
  • noun a scandal that is kept secret
    skeleton in the cupboard; skeleton in the closet.
    • there must be a skeleton somewhere in that family's closet

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stub

  • noun a short piece remaining on a trunk or stem where a branch is lost
  • noun a small piece
    nub.
    • a nub of coal
    • a stub of a pencil

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ventral

  • adjective toward or on or near the belly (front of a primate or lower surface of a lower animal)
    • the ventral aspect of the human body
    • the liver is somewhat ventral in position
    • ventral (or pelvic) fins correspond to the hind limbs of a quadruped
  • adjective nearest to or facing toward the axis of an organ or organism
    adaxial.
    • the upper side of a leaf is known as the adaxial surface

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metacarpus

  • noun the part of the hand between the carpus and phalanges

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bludgeon

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

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tickle

  • noun a cutaneous sensation often resulting from light stroking
  • noun the act of tickling
    titillation; tickling.

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swat

  • noun a sharp blow
  • verb hit swiftly with a violent blow
    • Swat flies

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bike

  • noun a motor vehicle with two wheels and a strong frame
    motorcycle.
  • noun a wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedals
    wheel; bicycle; cycle.

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under

  • adjective satellite located below or beneath something else
    nether.
    • nether garments
    • the under parts of a machine
  • adjective satellite lower in rank, power, or authority
    • an under secretary

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regalia

  • noun paraphernalia indicative of royalty (or other high office)
  • noun especially fine or decorative clothing
    array; raiment.

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whack

  • noun the sound made by a sharp swift blow
  • noun the act of hitting vigorously
    knock; whang; rap; belt.
    • he gave the table a whack

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shaving

  • noun the act of removing hair with a razor
    shave.
  • noun a thin fragment or slice (especially of wood) that has been shaved from something
    paring; sliver.

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digit

  • noun one of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration
    figure.
    • 0 and 1 are digits
  • noun the length of breadth of a finger used as a linear measure
    finger's breadth; fingerbreadth; finger.

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arboreal

  • adjective of or relating to or formed by trees
    arborical; arborous; arborary.
    • an arborous roof
  • adjective inhabiting or frequenting trees
    tree-living; arboreous.
    • arboreal apes

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blanket

  • noun bedding that keeps a person warm in bed
    cover.
    • he pulled the covers over his head and went to sleep
  • noun anything that covers
    mantle.
    • there was a blanket of snow

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pigment

  • noun dry coloring material (especially a powder to be mixed with a liquid to produce paint, etc.)
  • noun any substance whose presence in plant or animal tissues produces a characteristic color

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smack

  • noun a blow from a flat object (as an open hand)
    slap.
  • noun the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth
    nip; tang; flavour; savor; savour; sapidity; flavor; relish.

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tarsier

  • noun nocturnal arboreal primate of Indonesia and the Philippines having huge eyes and digits ending in pads to facilitate climbing; the only primate that spurns all plant material as food living entirely on insects and small vertebrates

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washboard

  • noun device consisting of a corrugated surface to scrub clothes on
  • noun protective covering consisting of a broad plank along a gunwale to keep water from splashing over the side
    splashboard.

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cut_down

  • verb cut down on; make a reduction in
    trim; cut; cut back; bring down; reduce; trim down; trim back.
    • reduce your daily fat intake
    • The employer wants to cut back health benefits
  • verb cut with sweeping strokes; as with an ax or machete
    slash.

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interlocking

  • noun contact by fitting together
    engagement; meshing; mesh.
    • the engagement of the clutch
    • the meshing of gears
  • noun the act of interlocking or meshing
    mesh; interlock; meshing.
    • an interlocking of arms by the police held the crowd in check

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school

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

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yachting

  • noun water travel for pleasure
    boating.
  • verb travel in a yacht
    yacht.

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pinch

  • noun a painful or straitened circumstance
    • the pinch of the recession
  • noun an injury resulting from getting some body part squeezed

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cmc

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soft-cover

  • noun a book with paper covers
    paper-back book; paperback; paperback book; soft-cover book; softback book; softback.

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clothes

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

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paperback

  • noun a book with paper covers
    paper-back book; paperback book; soft-cover book; softback book; soft-cover; softback.
  • adjective satellite (of books) having a flexible binding
    paperbacked.

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bicycle

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

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pragmatic

  • noun an imperial decree that becomes part of the fundamental law of the land
    pragmatic sanction.
  • adjective satellite concerned with practical matters
    matter-of-fact; pragmatical.
    • a matter-of-fact (or pragmatic) approach to the problem
    • a matter-of-fact account of the trip

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nail

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

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street

  • noun a thoroughfare (usually including sidewalks) that is lined with buildings
    • they walked the streets of the small town
    • he lives on Nassau Street
  • noun the part of a thoroughfare between the sidewalks; the part of the thoroughfare on which vehicles travel
    • be careful crossing the street

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manus

  • noun the (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb
    mitt; paw; hand.
    • he had the hands of a surgeon
    • he extended his mitt

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water opossum

(Zoöl.) See Yapock, and the Note under Opossum.

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tuberosity

  • noun a protuberance on a bone especially for attachment of a muscle or ligament
    tubercle; eminence.

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tactile

  • adjective of or relating to or proceeding from the sense of touch
    tactual; haptic.
    • haptic data
    • a tactile reflex
  • adjective satellite producing a sensation of touch
    tactual.
    • tactile qualities
    • the tactual luxury of stroking silky human hair

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blue

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

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piece_of_paper

  • noun paper used for writing or printing
    sheet; sheet of paper.

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finger

  • noun any of the terminal members of the hand (sometimes excepting the thumb)
    • her fingers were long and thin
  • noun the length of breadth of a finger used as a linear measure
    finger's breadth; fingerbreadth; digit.

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thomas_dekker

  • noun English dramatist and pamphleteer (1572-1632)
    Dekker; Decker; Thomas Decker.

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fossil

  • noun someone whose style is out of fashion
    fogey; dodo; fogy.
  • noun the remains (or an impression) of a plant or animal that existed in a past geological age and that has been excavated from the soil

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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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crunch

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

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wrapping

  • noun the covering (usually paper or cellophane) in which something is wrapped
    wrap; wrapper.
  • noun an enveloping bandage
    swathe.

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protection

  • noun the activity of protecting someone or something
    • the witnesses demanded police protection
  • noun a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury
    protective covering; protective cover.
    • they had no protection from the fallout
    • wax provided protection for the floors

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digit

  • noun one of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration
    figure.
    • 0 and 1 are digits
  • noun the length of breadth of a finger used as a linear measure
    finger's breadth; fingerbreadth; finger.

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quarter_round

  • noun a convex molding having a cross section in the form of a quarter of a circle or of an ellipse
    ovolo; thumb.

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study

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

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abductor

  • noun someone who unlawfully seizes and detains a victim (usually for ransom)
    snatcher; kidnapper; kidnaper.
  • noun a muscle that draws a body part away from the median line
    abductor muscle.

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indentation

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

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digiti

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coffee-table_book

  • noun an elaborate oversize book suitable for displaying on a coffee table

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paleoanthropologist

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touch_modality

  • noun the faculty by which external objects or forces are perceived through contact with the body (especially the hands)
    touch; sense of touch; skin senses; cutaneous senses.
    • only sight and touch enable us to locate objects in the space around us

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classification

  • noun the act of distributing things into classes or categories of the same type
    categorisation; categorization; compartmentalization; compartmentalisation; assortment.
  • noun a group of people or things arranged by class or category
    categorisation; categorization.

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straw

  • noun plant fiber used e.g. for making baskets and hats or as fodder
  • noun material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds
    stubble; chaff; husk; stalk; shuck.

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seven

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

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glance

  • noun a quick look
    coup d'oeil; glimpse.
  • verb throw a glance at; take a brief look at
    peek; glint.
    • She only glanced at the paper
    • I only peeked--I didn't see anything interesting

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unit

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

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catarrhine

  • noun of Africa or Arabia or Asia; having nonprehensile tails and nostrils close together
    Old World monkey.
  • adjective of or related to Old World monkeys that have nostrils together and opening downward
    catarrhinian.

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browse

  • noun vegetation (such as young shoots, twigs, and leaves) that is suitable for animals to eat
    • a deer needs to eat twenty pounds of browse every day
  • noun reading superficially or at random
    browsing.

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pedal_extremity

  • noun the extremity of the limb in vertebrates
    vertebrate foot.

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tail

  • noun the posterior part of the body of a vertebrate especially when elongated and extending beyond the trunk or main part of the body
  • noun the time of the last part of something
    fag end; tail end.
    • the fag end of this crisis-ridden century
    • the tail of the storm

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woman's_clothing

  • noun clothing that is designed for women to wear

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strike

  • noun a group's refusal to work in protest against low pay or bad work conditions
    work stoppage.
    • the strike lasted more than a month before it was settled
  • noun an attack that is intended to seize or inflict damage on or destroy an objective
    • the strike was scheduled to begin at dawn

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gilding

  • noun a coating of gold or of something that looks like gold
    gilt.
  • verb decorate with, or as if with, gold leaf or liquid gold
    gild; engild; begild.

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mush

  • noun any soft or soggy mass
    pulp.
    • he pounded it to a pulp
  • noun cornmeal boiled in water
    cornmeal mush.

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hallux

  • noun the first largest innermost toe
    big toe; great toe.

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overcoating

  • noun an additional protective coating (as of paint or varnish)
    overcoat.

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map_collection

  • noun a collection of maps in book form
    atlas; book of maps.

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dressing

  • noun savory dressings for salads; basically of two kinds: either the thin French or vinaigrette type or the creamy mayonnaise type
    salad dressing.
  • noun a mixture of seasoned ingredients used to stuff meats and vegetables
    stuffing.

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coat_of_paint

  • noun a layer of paint covering something else

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hold

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

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blindfold

  • noun a cloth used to cover the eyes
  • verb cover the eyes of (someone) to prevent him from seeing
    • the hostage was blindfolded and driven away

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marsupial

  • noun mammals of which the females have a pouch (the marsupium) containing the teats where the young are fed and carried
    pouched mammal.
  • adjective of or relating to the marsupials
    • marsupial animals

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word

  • noun a unit of language that native speakers can identify
    • words are the blocks from which sentences are made
    • he hardly said ten words all morning
  • noun a brief statement
    • he didn't say a word about it

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blue_book

  • noun a report published by the British government; bound in blue
  • noun a register of persons who are socially prominent

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work

  • noun activity directed toward making or doing something
    • she checked several points needing further work
  • noun a product produced or accomplished through the effort or activity or agency of a person or thing
    piece of work.
    • it is not regarded as one of his more memorable works
    • the symphony was hailed as an ingenious work
    • he was indebted to the pioneering work of John Dewey
    • the work of an active imagination
    • erosion is the work of wind or water over time

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roof

  • noun a protective covering that covers or forms the top of a building
  • noun protective covering on top of a motor vehicle

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matte_up

  • verb change texture so as to become matted and felt-like
    mat up; mat; felt; matt-up; matte; felt up.
    • The fabric felted up after several washes

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appendage

  • noun an external body part that projects from the body
    extremity; member.
    • it is important to keep the extremities warm
  • noun a natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant
    process; outgrowth.
    • a bony process

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example

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

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capital

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

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cookery

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

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end

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

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feature

  • noun a prominent attribute or aspect of something
    characteristic.
    • the map showed roads and other features
    • generosity is one of his best characteristics
  • noun the characteristic parts of a person's face: eyes and nose and mouth and chin
    lineament.
    • an expression of pleasure crossed his features
    • his lineaments were very regular

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tea_cozy

  • noun a padded cloth covering to keep a teapot warm
    tea cosy; cozy; cosy.

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bunt

  • noun (baseball) the act of hitting a baseball lightly without swinging the bat
  • noun disease of wheat characterized by replacement of the grains with greasy masses of smelly smut spores
    stinking smut.

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microbiotheres

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foot_pedal

  • noun a lever that is operated with the foot
    pedal; foot lever; treadle.

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footwear

  • noun clothing worn on a person's feet
  • noun covering for a person's feet
    footgear.

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lam

  • noun a rapid escape (as by criminals)
    getaway.
    • the thieves made a clean getaway
    • after the expose he had to take it on the lam
  • verb flee; take to one's heels; cut and run
    run; head for the hills; hightail it; bunk; run away; take to the woods; scarper; escape; fly the coop; break away; scat; turn tail.
    • If you see this man, run!
    • The burglars escaped before the police showed up

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lag

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

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overclothes

  • noun clothing for use outdoors
    outerwear.
  • verb dress too warmly
    overclothe; overdress.
    • You should not overclothe the child--she will be too hot

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dinosaur

  • noun any of numerous extinct terrestrial reptiles of the Mesozoic era

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nurple

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mesh

  • noun the number of openings per linear inch of a screen; measures size of particles
    • a 100 mesh screen
    • 100 mesh powdered cellulose
  • noun contact by fitting together
    engagement; meshing; interlocking.
    • the engagement of the clutch
    • the meshing of gears

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lay

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

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book_binding

  • noun the protective covering on the front, back, and spine of a book
    cover; binding; back.
    • the book had a leather binding

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troodon

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green

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

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esthesis

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

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order

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

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egg-and-tongue

  • noun a decorative molding; a series of egg-shaped figures alternating with another shape
    egg-and-anchor; egg-and-dart.

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over

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

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headgear

  • noun clothing for the head
    headdress.
  • noun the hoist at the pithead of a mine

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pollicate

(Zoöl.) Having a curved projection or spine on the inner side of a leg joint; -- said of insects.

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plastic_wrap

  • noun wrapping consisting of a very thin transparent sheet of plastic

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source_book

  • noun a collection of historically important documents published together as a book

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fit

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

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raggedness

  • noun a texture of a surface or edge that is not smooth but is irregular and uneven
    roughness.
  • noun shabbiness by virtue of being in rags

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striking

  • noun the physical coming together of two or more things
    impinging; contact.
    • contact with the pier scraped paint from the hull
  • noun the act of contacting one thing with another
    hitting; hit.
    • repeated hitting raised a large bruise
    • after three misses she finally got a hit

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comprehend

  • verb get the meaning of something
    grok; apprehend; dig; grasp; compass; savvy; get the picture.
    • Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?
  • verb to become aware of through the senses
    perceive.
    • I could perceive the ship coming over the horizon

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leisure_wear

  • noun informal clothing designed to be worn when you are relaxing

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complex

  • noun a conceptual whole made up of complicated and related parts
    composite.
    • the complex of shopping malls, houses, and roads created a new town
  • noun a compound described in terms of the central atom to which other atoms are bound or coordinated
    coordination compound.

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fig

  • noun a diagram or picture illustrating textual material
    figure.
    • the area covered can be seen from Figure 2
  • noun Mediterranean tree widely cultivated for its edible fruit
    common fig tree; common fig; Ficus carica.

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boater

  • noun a stiff hat made of straw with a flat crown
    Panama hat; skimmer; Panama; sailor; leghorn; straw hat.
  • noun someone who drives or rides in a boat
    boatman; waterman.

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coffee

  • noun a beverage consisting of an infusion of ground coffee beans
    java.
    • he ordered a cup of coffee
  • noun any of several small trees and shrubs native to the tropical Old World yielding coffee beans
    coffee tree.

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antennary

  • adjective of or relating to antennae
    antennal.
    • antennal senses of insects

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plaster

  • noun a mixture of lime or gypsum with sand and water; hardens into a smooth solid; used to cover walls and ceilings
  • noun any of several gypsum cements; a white powder (a form of calcium sulphate) that forms a paste when mixed with water and hardens into a solid; used in making molds and sculptures and casts for broken limbs
    plaster of Paris.

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collide

  • verb be incompatible; be or come into conflict
    jar; clash.
    • These colors clash
  • verb cause to collide
    • The physicists collided the particles

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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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promptbook

  • noun the copy of the playscript used by the prompter
    prompt copy.

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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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bread

  • noun food made from dough of flour or meal and usually raised with yeast or baking powder and then baked
    breadstuff; staff of life.
  • noun informal terms for money
    moolah; wampum; clams; gelt; kale; lucre; sugar; dinero; simoleons; loot; boodle; lettuce; dough; shekels; scratch; cabbage; pelf; lolly.

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bonnet

  • noun a hat tied under the chin
    poke bonnet.
  • noun protective covering consisting of a metal part that covers the engine
    cowling; hood; cowl.
    • there are powerful engines under the hoods of new cars
    • the mechanic removed the cowling in order to repair the plane's engine

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bonk

  • verb have sexual intercourse with
    love; fuck; sleep with; have it away; screw; have intercourse; get it on; lie with; hump; make love; make out; get laid; have a go at it; eff; have sex; jazz; be intimate; know; have it off; bang; bed; do it; roll in the hay; sleep together.
    • This student sleeps with everyone in her dorm
    • Adam knew Eve
    • Were you ever intimate with this man?
  • verb hit hard
    whap; bop; sock; whop; bash.

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hardback

  • noun a book with cardboard or cloth or leather covers
    hardcover.
  • adjective satellite having a hard back or cover
    hardbound; hardcover; hardbacked.
    • hardback books

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pronograde

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echinus

  • noun ovolo molding between the shaft and the abacus of a Doric column

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burial

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

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jelq

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penqe

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garment

  • noun an article of clothing
    • garments of the finest silk
  • verb provide with clothes or put clothes on
    enclothe; fit out; garb; raiment; apparel; habilitate; dress; tog; clothe.
    • Parents must feed and dress their child

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spider

  • noun predatory arachnid with eight legs, two poison fangs, two feelers, and usually two silk-spinning organs at the back end of the body; they spin silk to make cocoons for eggs or traps for prey
  • noun a computer program that prowls the internet looking for publicly accessible resources that can be added to a database; the database can then be searched with a search engine
    wanderer.

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sled

  • noun a vehicle mounted on runners and pulled by horses or dogs; for transportation over snow
    sledge; sleigh.
  • verb ride (on) a sled
    sleigh.

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webbed

  • adjective (of the feet of some animals) having the digits connected by a thin fold of skin
  • verb construct or form a web, as if by weaving
    web; net.

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double-decker

  • noun a vehicle carrying many passengers; used for public transport
    coach; omnibus; bus; motorbus; motorcoach; passenger vehicle; charabanc; jitney; autobus.
    • he always rode the bus to work

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array

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

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whip

  • noun an instrument with a handle and a flexible lash that is used for whipping
  • noun a legislator appointed by the party to enforce discipline
    party whip.

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clothe

  • verb provide with clothes or put clothes on
    enclothe; garment; fit out; garb; raiment; apparel; habilitate; dress; tog.
    • Parents must feed and dress their child
  • verb furnish with power or authority; of kings or emperors
    invest; adorn.

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vade

To fade; hence, to vanish. Obs. " Summer leaves all vaded." Shak.
They into dust shall vade. Spenser.

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reader

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

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medicine

  • noun the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
    medical specialty.
  • noun (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
    medicament; medication; medicinal drug.

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horse-brier

  • noun a very prickly woody vine of the eastern United States growing in tangled masses having tough round stems with shiny leathery leaves and small greenish flowers followed by clusters of inedible shiny black berries
    catbrier; horse brier; greenbrier; Smilax rotundifolia; briar; bullbrier; brier.

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grease

  • noun a thick fatty oil (especially one used to lubricate machinery)
    lubricating oil.
  • noun the state of being covered with unclean things
    filth; dirt; soil; grime; grunge; stain.

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wrap_up

  • verb arrange or fold as a cover or protection
    wrap.
    • wrap the baby before taking her out
    • Wrap the present
  • verb finish a task completely
    finish up; get through; clear up; mop up; polish off; finish off.
    • I finally got through this homework assignment

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work-clothing

  • noun clothing worn for doing manual labor
    work-clothes.

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sensory

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

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splasher

  • noun a protective covering over or beside a wheel to protect the upper part of a vehicle from splashes of mud
  • noun protective covering consisting of a panel to protect people from the splashing water or mud etc.
    splashboard; dashboard.

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oppose

  • verb be against; express opposition to
    • We oppose the ban on abortion
  • verb fight against or resist strongly
    defend; fight down; fight back; fight.
    • The senator said he would oppose the bill
    • Don't fight it!

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signature

  • noun your name written in your own handwriting
  • noun a distinguishing style
    touch.
    • this room needs a woman's touch

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thumbtack

  • noun a tack for attaching papers to a bulletin board or drawing board
    drawing pin; pushpin.
  • verb fasten with thumbtacks
    • The teacher thumbtacked the notice on the bulletin board

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researcher

  • noun a scientist who devotes himself to doing research
    investigator; research worker.

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primary

  • noun a preliminary election where delegates or nominees are chosen
    primary election.
  • noun one of the main flight feathers projecting along the outer edge of a bird's wing
    primary feather; primary quill.

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hook

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

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longus

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sensing_element

  • noun any device that receives a signal or stimulus (as heat or pressure or light or motion etc.) and responds to it in a distinctive manner
    detector; sensor.

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force

  • noun a powerful effect or influence
    • the force of his eloquence easily persuaded them
  • noun (physics) the influence that produces a change in a physical quantity
    • force equals mass times acceleration

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hood

  • noun an aggressive and violent young criminal
    strong-armer; tough; goon; punk; hoodlum; thug; toughie.
  • noun a protective covering that is part of a plant
    cap.

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street_clothes

  • noun ordinary clothing suitable for public appearances (as opposed to costumes or sports apparel or work clothes etc.)

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top

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

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engagement

  • noun a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war
    battle; conflict; fight.
    • Grant won a decisive victory in the battle of Chickamauga
    • he lost his romantic ideas about war when he got into a real engagement
  • noun a meeting arranged in advance
    date; appointment.
    • she asked how to avoid kissing at the end of a date

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boating

  • noun water travel for pleasure
    yachting.
  • verb ride in a boat on water
    boat.

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cyma

  • noun (architecture) a molding for a cornice; in profile it is shaped like an S (partly concave and partly convex)
    cymatium.

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opossum

  • noun small furry Australian arboreal marsupials having long usually prehensile tails
    phalanger; possum.
  • noun nocturnal arboreal marsupial having a naked prehensile tail found from southern North America to northern South America
    possum.

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fumble

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

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flagpole

  • noun surveying instrument consisting of a straight rod painted in bands of alternate red and white each one foot wide; used for sightings by surveyors
    ranging pole; range pole.
  • noun a tall staff or pole on which a flag is raised
    flagstaff.

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armguard

  • noun a protective covering for the wrist or arm that is used in archery and fencing and other sports
    bracer.

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floor_covering

  • noun a covering for a floor
    floor cover.

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tog

  • verb provide with clothes or put clothes on
    enclothe; garment; fit out; garb; raiment; apparel; habilitate; dress; clothe.
    • Parents must feed and dress their child

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toe

  • noun one of the digits of the foot
  • noun the part of footwear that provides a covering for the toes

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revenue_stamp

  • noun a small piece of adhesive paper that is put on an object to show that a government tax has been paid
    stamp.

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paddle_box

  • noun a wooden covering for the upper part of a paddlewheel
    paddle-box.

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greenbrier

  • noun a very prickly woody vine of the eastern United States growing in tangled masses having tough round stems with shiny leathery leaves and small greenish flowers followed by clusters of inedible shiny black berries
    catbrier; horse brier; Smilax rotundifolia; briar; bullbrier; brier; horse-brier.

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tool

  • noun an implement used in the practice of a vocation
  • noun the means whereby some act is accomplished
    instrument.
    • my greed was the instrument of my destruction
    • science has given us new tools to fight disease

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matting

  • noun a covering of coarse fabric (usually of straw or hemp)
  • noun mounting consisting of a border or background for a picture
    mat.

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tent-fly

  • noun flap consisting of a piece of canvas that can be drawn back to provide entrance to a tent
    fly; rainfly; tent flap; fly sheet.

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mercy

  • noun leniency and compassion shown toward offenders by a person or agency charged with administering justice
    mercifulness; clemency.
    • he threw himself on the mercy of the court
  • noun a disposition to be kind and forgiving
    mercifulness.
    • in those days a wife had to depend on the mercifulness of her husband

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tear_into

  • verb hit violently, as in an attack
    pitch into; lace into; lam into; lay into.

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rectum

  • noun the terminal section of the alimentary canal; from the sigmoid flexure to the anus

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slip-on

  • noun an article of clothing (garment or shoe) that is easily slipped on or off

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thumbikins

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feeling

  • noun the experiencing of affective and emotional states
    • she had a feeling of euphoria
    • he had terrible feelings of guilt
    • I disliked him and the feeling was mutual
  • noun a vague idea in which some confidence is placed
    impression; belief; opinion; notion.
    • his impression of her was favorable
    • what are your feelings about the crisis?
    • it strengthened my belief in his sincerity
    • I had a feeling that she was lying

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screenplay

  • noun a script for a film including dialogue and descriptions of characters and sets

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donkey

  • noun the symbol of the Democratic Party; introduced in cartoons by Thomas Nast in 1874
  • noun domestic beast of burden descended from the African wild ass; patient but stubborn
    Equus asinus; domestic ass.

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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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capitate

  • noun the wrist bone with a rounded head shape that articulates with the 3rd metacarpus
    os capitatum; capitate bone.
  • adjective satellite being abruptly enlarged and globose at the tip

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rap

  • noun a reproach for some lapse or misdeed
    blame.
    • he took the blame for it
    • it was a bum rap
  • noun a gentle blow
    strike; tap.

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autobus

  • noun a vehicle carrying many passengers; used for public transport
    coach; omnibus; bus; motorbus; motorcoach; passenger vehicle; charabanc; jitney; double-decker.
    • he always rode the bus to work

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put_on

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

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prehensile

  • adjective adapted for grasping especially by wrapping around an object
    • a monkey's prehensile tail
  • adjective satellite having a keen intellect
    • poets--those gifted strangely prehensile men"- A.T.Quiller-Couch

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capuchin

  • noun a hooded cloak for women
  • noun monkey of Central America and South America having thick hair on the head that resembles a monk's cowl
    ringtail; Cebus capucinus.

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prehensility

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cymatium

  • noun (architecture) a molding for a cornice; in profile it is shaped like an S (partly concave and partly convex)
    cyma.

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rider

  • noun a traveler who actively rides an animal (as a horse or camel)
  • noun a clause that is appended to a legislative bill

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soft-cover_book

  • noun a book with paper covers
    paper-back book; paperback; paperback book; softback book; soft-cover; softback.

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object

  • noun a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow
    physical object.
    • it was full of rackets, balls and other objects
  • noun the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable)
    aim; objective; target.
    • the sole object of her trip was to see her children

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phonograph

  • noun machine in which rotating records cause a stylus to vibrate and the vibrations are amplified acoustically or electronically
    record player.

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foliate

  • verb hammer into thin flat foils
    • foliate metal
  • verb decorate with leaves

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anatomy

  • noun the branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals
    general anatomy.
  • noun alternative names for the body of a human being
    form; figure; flesh; soma; frame; physique; material body; shape; chassis; build; human body; physical body; bod.
    • Leonardo studied the human body
    • he has a strong physique
    • the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak

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metacarpophalangeal_joint

  • noun a joint of a finger when the fist is closed
    knuckle; knuckle joint.

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coif

  • noun the arrangement of the hair (especially a woman's hair)
    hairdo; hairstyle; hair style; coiffure.
  • noun a skullcap worn by nuns under a veil or by soldiers under a hood of mail or formerly by British sergeants-at-law

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mouth

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

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rule_of_thumb

  • noun a rule or principle that provides guidance to appropriate behavior
    guideline; guidepost.

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don

  • noun teacher at a university or college (especially at Cambridge or Oxford)
    preceptor.
  • noun a Spanish gentleman or nobleman

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medical

  • noun a thorough physical examination; includes a variety of tests depending on the age and sex and health of the person
    checkup; medical checkup; health check; medical examination; medical exam.
  • adjective relating to the study or practice of medicine
    • the medical profession
    • a medical student
    • medical school

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metal

  • noun any of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.
    metallic element.
  • noun a mixture containing two or more metallic elements or metallic and nonmetallic elements usually fused together or dissolving into each other when molten
    alloy.
    • brass is an alloy of zinc and copper

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infer

  • verb reason by deduction; establish by deduction
    derive; deduce; deduct.
  • verb draw from specific cases for more general cases
    extrapolate; generalize; generalise.

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leaflet

  • noun a thin triangular flap of a heart valve
    cusp.
  • noun part of a compound leaf

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imbricate

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

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bedclothes

  • noun coverings that are used on a bed
    bed clothing; bedding.

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straphanger

  • noun a commuter who uses public transportation
  • noun a standing subway or bus passenger who grips a hanging strap for support

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chariot

  • noun a light four-wheel horse-drawn ceremonial carriage
  • noun a two-wheeled horse-drawn battle vehicle; used in war and races in ancient Egypt and Greece and Rome

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joyride

  • noun a ride in a car taken solely for pleasure
    • they took their girlfriends for joyrides in stolen cars
  • verb ride in a car with no particular goal and just for the pleasure of it
    tool; tool around.
    • We tooled down the street

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strike_hard

  • verb deliver a sharp blow or push :"He knocked the glass clear across the room"
    knock.

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cake

  • noun a block of solid substance (such as soap or wax)
    bar.
    • a bar of chocolate
  • noun small flat mass of chopped food
    patty.

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wordbook

  • noun a reference book containing words (usually with their meanings)

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busy

  • verb keep busy with
    occupy.
    • She busies herself with her butterfly collection
  • adjective actively or fully engaged or occupied
    • busy with her work
    • a busy man
    • too busy to eat lunch

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buss

  • noun the act of caressing with the lips (or an instance thereof)
    osculation; kiss.
  • noun a vehicle carrying many passengers; used for public transport
    coach; omnibus; bus; motorbus; motorcoach; passenger vehicle; charabanc; jitney; autobus; double-decker.
    • he always rode the bus to work

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touch_sensation

  • noun the sensation produced by pressure receptors in the skin
    touch; feeling; tactual sensation; tactile sensation.
    • she likes the touch of silk on her skin
    • the surface had a greasy feeling

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knuckle

  • noun a joint of a finger when the fist is closed
    metacarpophalangeal joint; knuckle joint.
  • verb press or rub with the knuckles

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meshing

  • noun contact by fitting together
    engagement; mesh; interlocking.
    • the engagement of the clutch
    • the meshing of gears
  • noun an open fabric of string or rope or wire woven together at regular intervals
    meshwork; net; mesh; network.

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folder

  • noun a small book usually having a paper cover
    brochure; booklet; leaflet; pamphlet.
  • noun covering that is folded over to protect the contents

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continuity

  • noun uninterrupted connection or union
  • noun a detailed script used in making a film in order to avoid discontinuities from shot to shot

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eye_mask

  • noun a mask covering the upper part of the face but with holes for the eyes
    domino; half mask.

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hymnbook

  • noun a songbook containing a collection of hymns
    hymnary; hymnal.

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bell_jar

  • noun a bell-shaped glass cover used to protect and display delicate objects or to cover scientific apparatus or to contain gases
    bell glass.

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perceive

  • verb to become aware of through the senses
    comprehend.
    • I could perceive the ship coming over the horizon
  • verb become conscious of
    • She finally perceived the futility of her protest

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leisure

  • noun time available for ease and relaxation
    leisure time.
    • his job left him little leisure
  • noun freedom to choose a pastime or enjoyable activity
    • he lacked the leisure for golf

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raiment

  • noun especially fine or decorative clothing
    array; regalia.
  • verb provide with clothes or put clothes on
    enclothe; garment; fit out; garb; apparel; habilitate; dress; tog; clothe.
    • Parents must feed and dress their child

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pocket

  • noun a small pouch inside a garment for carrying small articles
  • noun an enclosed space
    sac; pouch; sack.
    • the trapped miners found a pocket of air

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sense_impression

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

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course_catalog

  • noun a catalog listing the courses offered by a college or university
    course catalogue; prospectus.

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patten

  • noun footwear usually with wooden soles
    geta; clog; sabot.

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horse_brier

  • noun a very prickly woody vine of the eastern United States growing in tangled masses having tough round stems with shiny leathery leaves and small greenish flowers followed by clusters of inedible shiny black berries
    catbrier; greenbrier; Smilax rotundifolia; briar; bullbrier; brier; horse-brier.

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palpation

  • noun a method of examination in which the examiner feels the size or shape or firmness or location of something (of body parts when the examiner is a health professional)
    tactual exploration.

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bat

  • noun nocturnal mouselike mammal with forelimbs modified to form membranous wings and anatomical adaptations for echolocation by which they navigate
    chiropteran.
  • noun (baseball) a turn trying to get a hit
    at-bat.
    • he was at bat when it happened
    • he got four hits in four at-bats

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parqueterie

  • noun a patterned wood inlay used to cover a floor
    parquetry.

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covering

  • noun a natural object that covers or envelops
    cover; natural covering.
    • under a covering of dust
    • the fox was flushed from its cover
  • noun an artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it)

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astragal

  • noun the bone in the ankle that articulates with the leg bones to form the ankle joint
    talus; anklebone; astragalus.
  • noun a beaded molding for edging or decorating furniture
    bead; beadwork; beading.

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patch

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

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overshoe

  • noun footwear that protects your shoes from water or snow or cold

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ear

  • noun the sense organ for hearing and equilibrium
  • noun good hearing
    • he had a keen ear
    • a good ear for pitch

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hymnary

  • noun a songbook containing a collection of hymns
    hymnbook; hymnal.

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appointment_book

  • noun a book containing a calendar and space to keep a record of appointments
    appointment calendar.

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pummel

  • verb strike, usually with the fist
    biff; pommel.
    • The pedestrians pummeled the demonstrators

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light_touch

  • noun momentary contact
    brush.

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radius

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

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result

  • noun a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon
    effect; consequence; upshot; outcome; issue; event.
    • the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise
    • his decision had depressing consequences for business
    • he acted very wise after the event
  • noun a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem
    answer; solvent; resolution; solution.
    • they were trying to find a peaceful solution
    • the answers were in the back of the book
    • he computed the result to four decimal places

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parquetry

  • noun a patterned wood inlay used to cover a floor
    parqueterie.

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best

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

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masillae

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snuff

  • noun the charred portion of a candlewick
  • noun a pinch of smokeless tobacco inhaled at a single time

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away

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

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sail

  • noun a large piece of fabric (usually canvas fabric) by means of which wind is used to propel a sailing vessel
    canvass; canvas; sheet.
  • noun an ocean trip taken for pleasure
    cruise.

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artificial

  • adjective contrived by art rather than nature
    unreal.
    • artificial flowers
    • artificial flavoring
    • an artificial diamond
    • artificial fibers
    • artificial sweeteners
  • adjective satellite artificially formal
    contrived; stilted; hokey.
    • that artificial humility that her husband hated
    • contrived coyness
    • a stilted letter of acknowledgment
    • when people try to correct their speech they develop a stilted pronunciation

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mug

  • noun the quantity that can be held in a mug
    mugful.
  • noun a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of
    fool; soft touch; sucker; gull; patsy; fall guy; chump; mark.

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finger

  • noun any of the terminal members of the hand (sometimes excepting the thumb)
    • her fingers were long and thin
  • noun the length of breadth of a finger used as a linear measure
    finger's breadth; fingerbreadth; digit.

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softback_book

  • noun a book with paper covers
    paper-back book; paperback; paperback book; soft-cover book; soft-cover; softback.

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titillate

  • verb touch (a body part) lightly so as to excite the surface nerves and cause uneasiness, laughter, or spasmodic movements
    tickle; vellicate.
  • verb excite pleasurably or erotically
    • A titillating story appeared in the usually conservative magazine

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extend

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

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swathing

  • noun cloth coverings wrapped around something (as a wound or a baby)
  • verb wrap in swaddling clothes
    swaddle; swathe.
    • swaddled the infant

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lapping

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

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paper-back_book

  • noun a book with paper covers
    paperback; paperback book; soft-cover book; softback book; soft-cover; softback.

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craunch

  • verb press or grind with a crushing noise
    crunch; grind; cranch.

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spider_monkey

  • noun arboreal monkey of tropical America with long slender legs and long prehensile tail
    Ateles geoffroyi.

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rima

  • noun a narrow elongated opening or fissure between two symmetrical parts

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knock_about

  • verb strike against forcefully
    batter; buffet.
    • Winds buffeted the tent
  • verb be around; be alive or active
    kick around; kick about.
    • Does the old man still kick around?

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suggest

  • verb make a proposal, declare a plan for something
    propose; advise.
    • the senator proposed to abolish the sales tax
  • verb drop a hint; intimate by a hint
    hint.

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protect

  • verb shield from danger, injury, destruction, or damage
    • Weatherbeater protects your roof from the rain
  • verb use tariffs to favor domestic industry

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waterman

  • noun someone who drives or rides in a boat
    boatman; boater.

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jotter

  • noun a small notebook for rough notes

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annualry

  • noun the third finger (especially of the left hand)
    ring finger.

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rear-end

  • verb collide with the rear end of
    • The car rear-ended me

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foldout

  • noun an oversize page that is folded in to a book or magazine
    gatefold.

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style_sheet

  • noun a sheet summarizing the editorial conventions to be followed in preparing text for publication

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dromiciops

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matte

  • noun a mixture of sulfides that forms when sulfide metal ores are smelted
  • noun the property of having little or no contrast; lacking highlights or gloss
    matt; mat; lusterlessness; lustrelessness; flatness.

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lick

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

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grazing

  • noun the act of grazing
    graze.
  • noun the act of brushing against while passing
    skimming; shaving.

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vellicate

  • verb touch (a body part) lightly so as to excite the surface nerves and cause uneasiness, laughter, or spasmodic movements
    tickle; titillate.
  • verb irritate as if by a nip, pinch, or tear
    pinch.
    • smooth surfaces can vellicate the teeth
    • the pain is as if sharp points pinch your back

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basis

  • noun a relation that provides the foundation for something
    ground; footing.
    • they were on a friendly footing
    • he worked on an interim basis
  • noun the fundamental assumptions from which something is begun or developed or calculated or explained
    foundation; groundwork; base; fundament; cornerstone.
    • the whole argument rested on a basis of conjecture

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formulary

  • noun (pharmacology) a book containing a compilation of pharmaceutical products with their formulas and methods of preparation
    pharmacopeia.
    • postexposure prophylaxis is an integral part of the pharmacopeia in preventing severe disease after acute infections
  • adjective of or relating to or of the nature of a formula

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smash

  • noun a vigorous blow
    knock; bang; belt; bash.
    • the sudden knock floored him
    • he took a bash right in his face
    • he got a bang on the head
  • noun a serious collision (especially of motor vehicles)
    smash-up.

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flexible

  • adjective capable of being changed
    • flexible schedules
  • adjective able to flex; able to bend easily
    flexile.
    • slim flexible birches

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recessive

  • noun an allele that produces its characteristic phenotype only when its paired allele is identical
    recessive allele.
  • adjective of or pertaining to a recession
    recessionary.

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pore

  • noun any tiny hole admitting passage of a liquid (fluid or gas)
  • noun any small opening in the skin or outer surface of an animal

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carpometacarpal

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koto

  • noun Japanese stringed instrument that resembles a zither; has a rectangular wooden sounding board and usually 13 silk strings that are plucked with the fingers

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lift

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

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toboggan

  • noun a long narrow sled without runners; boards curve upward in front
  • verb move along on a luge or toboggan
    luge.

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catch

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

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spritz

  • noun a quick squirt of some liquid (usually carbonated water)
  • verb eject (a liquid) quickly
    • spritz water on a surface

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spin

  • noun a swift whirling motion (usually of a missile)
  • noun the act of rotating rapidly
    twist; whirl; twisting; twirl.
    • he gave the crank a spin
    • it broke off after much twisting

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placental

  • noun mammals having a placenta; all mammals except monotremes and marsupials
    eutherian; eutherian mammal; placental mammal.
  • adjective pertaining to or having or occurring by means of a placenta
    • all mammals except monotremes and marsupials are placental mammals

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encyclopaedia

  • noun a reference work (often in several volumes) containing articles on various topics (often arranged in alphabetical order) dealing with the entire range of human knowledge or with some particular specialty
    cyclopedia; encyclopedia; cyclopaedia.

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scutcheon

  • noun a flat protective covering (on a door or wall etc) to prevent soiling by dirty fingers
    finger plate; escutcheon.
  • noun a shield; especially one displaying a coat of arms
    escutcheon.

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lesser

  • adjective of less size or importance
    • the lesser anteater
    • the lesser of two evils
  • adjective satellite smaller in size or amount or value
    • the lesser powers of Europe
    • the lesser anteater

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pocket_book

  • noun pocket-sized paperback book
    pocket edition; pocketbook.

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dashboard

  • noun protective covering consisting of a panel to protect people from the splashing water or mud etc.
    splasher; splashboard.
  • noun instrument panel on an automobile or airplane containing dials and controls
    fascia.

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fall-board

  • noun the hinged protective covering that protects the keyboard of a piano when it is not being played
    fallboard.

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property

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

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anchor

  • noun a mechanical device that prevents a vessel from moving
    ground tackle.
  • noun a central cohesive source of support and stability
    mainstay; backbone; linchpin; lynchpin; keystone.
    • faith is his anchor
    • the keystone of campaign reform was the ban on soft money
    • he is the linchpin of this firm

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muridae

  • noun originally Old World rats now distributed worldwide; distinguished from the Cricetidae by typically lacking cheek pouches
    family Muridae.

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planking

  • noun planks collectively; a quantity of planks
  • noun (nautical) a covering or flooring constructed of planks (as on a ship)

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sticker

  • noun a small sharp-pointed tip resembling a spike on a stem or leaf
    pricker; spine; thorn; prickle; spikelet.
  • noun an adhesive label
    gummed label; paster.

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it

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

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tissue

  • noun part of an organism consisting of an aggregate of cells having a similar structure and function
  • noun a soft thin (usually translucent) paper
    tissue paper.

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experience

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

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haptic

  • adjective of or relating to or proceeding from the sense of touch
    tactual; tactile.
    • haptic data
    • a tactile reflex

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passenger_vehicle

  • noun a vehicle carrying many passengers; used for public transport
    coach; omnibus; bus; motorbus; motorcoach; charabanc; jitney; autobus; double-decker.
    • he always rode the bus to work

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conk

  • noun informal term for the nose
  • verb come to a stop
    stall.
    • The car stalled in the driveway

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journal

  • noun a daily written record of (usually personal) experiences and observations
    diary.
  • noun a periodical dedicated to a particular subject
    • he reads the medical journals

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compensable

  • adjective satellite for which money is paid
    paying; stipendiary; remunerative; salaried.
    • a paying job
    • remunerative work
    • salaried employment
    • stipendiary services

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fly_sheet

  • noun flap consisting of a piece of canvas that can be drawn back to provide entrance to a tent
    fly; rainfly; tent flap; tent-fly.

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belly

  • noun the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis
    venter; stomach; abdomen.
  • noun a protruding abdomen
    paunch.

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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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plating

  • noun a thin coating of metal deposited on a surface
    metal plating.
  • noun the application of a thin coat of metal (as by electrolysis)

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rail

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

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dexterous

  • adjective satellite skillful in physical movements; especially of the hands
    dextrous; deft.
    • a deft waiter
    • deft fingers massaged her face
    • dexterous of hand and inventive of mind

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hand

  • noun the (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb
    mitt; paw; manus.
    • he had the hands of a surgeon
    • he extended his mitt
  • noun a hired laborer on a farm or ranch
    hired hand; hired man.
    • the hired hand fixed the railing
    • a ranch hand

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cycle

  • noun an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs
    round; rhythm.
    • the never-ending cycle of the seasons
  • noun a series of poems or songs on the same theme
    • Schubert's song cycles

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butter

  • noun an edible emulsion of fat globules made by churning milk or cream; for cooking and table use
  • noun a fighter who strikes the opponent with his head

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scenario

  • noun an outline or synopsis of a play (or, by extension, of a literary work)
  • noun a setting for a work of art or literature
    • the scenario is France during the Reign of Terror

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epl

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contact

  • noun close interaction
    • they kept in daily contact
    • they claimed that they had been in contact with extraterrestrial beings
  • noun the act of touching physically
    physical contact.
    • her fingers came in contact with the light switch

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marsupial

  • noun mammals of which the females have a pouch (the marsupium) containing the teats where the young are fed and carried
    pouched mammal.
  • adjective of or relating to the marsupials
    • marsupial animals

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epb

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thumb

  • noun the thick short innermost digit of the forelimb
    pollex.
  • noun the part of a glove that provides a covering for the thumb

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human

  • noun any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage
    human being; homo; man.
  • adjective characteristic of humanity
    • human nature

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authorship

  • noun the act of creating written works
    penning; composition; writing.
    • writing was a form of therapy for him
    • it was a matter of disputed authorship
  • noun the act of initiating a new idea or theory or writing
    paternity.
    • the authorship of the theory is disputed

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fact

  • noun a piece of information about circumstances that exist or events that have occurred
    • first you must collect all the facts of the case
  • noun a statement or assertion of verified information about something that is the case or has happened
    • he supported his argument with an impressive array of facts

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thumby

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spread

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

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board

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

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darwinius

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east

  • noun the cardinal compass point that is at 90 degrees
    eastward; E; due east.
  • noun the countries of Asia
    Orient.

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eocene

(Geol.) Pertaining to the first in time of the three subdivisions into which the Tertiary formation is divided by geologists, and alluding to the approximation in its life to that of the present era; as, Eocene deposits. -- n. The Eocene formation. Lyell.

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designate

  • verb assign a name or title to
    denominate.
  • verb give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)
    depute; assign; delegate.

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thumbable

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quirk

  • noun a strange attitude or habit
    crotchet; quirkiness; queerness; oddity.
  • noun a narrow groove beside a beading

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strepsirrhines

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haptic_sensation

  • noun a sensation localized on the skin
    cutaneous sensation; skin sensation.

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unique

  • adjective satellite radically distinctive and without equal
    alone; unequaled; unequalled; unparalleled.
    • he is alone in the field of microbiology
    • this theory is altogether alone in its penetration of the problem
    • Bach was unique in his handling of counterpoint
    • craftsmen whose skill is unequaled
    • unparalleled athletic ability
    • a breakdown of law unparalleled in our history
  • adjective satellite (followed by `to') applying exclusively to a given category or condition or locality
    • a species unique to Australia

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advanced

  • adjective satellite farther along in physical or mental development
    • the child's skeletal age was classified as `advanced'
    • children in the advanced classes in elementary school read far above grade average
  • verb move forward, also in the metaphorical sense
    advance; move on; march on; progress; pass on; go on.
    • Time marches on

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hairless

  • adjective having no hair or fur
    • a Mexican Hairless is about the size of a fox terrier and hairless except for a tufts on the head and tail

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shoulder

  • noun the part of the body between the neck and the upper arm
  • noun a cut of meat including the upper joint of the foreleg

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gift

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

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specific

  • noun a fact about some part (as opposed to general)
    particular.
    • he always reasons from the particular to the general
  • noun a medicine that has a mitigating effect on a specific disease
    • quinine is a specific for malaria

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arbitrary

  • adjective based on or subject to individual discretion or preference or sometimes impulse or caprice
    • an arbitrary decision
    • the arbitrary rule of a dictator
    • an arbitrary penalty
    • of arbitrary size and shape
    • an arbitrary choice
    • arbitrary division of the group into halves

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old

  • noun past times (especially in the phrase `in days of old')
  • adjective (used especially of persons) having lived for a relatively long time or attained a specific age
    • his mother is very old
    • a ripe old age
    • how old are you?

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briary

  • adjective satellite having or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc.
    barbed; burry; bristly; briery; setaceous; thorny; barbellate; prickly; spiny; burred; setose; bristled.
    • a horse with a short bristly mane
    • bristly shrubs
    • burred fruits
    • setaceous whiskers

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crown

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

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mopboard

  • noun a molding covering the joint formed by a wall and the floor
    baseboard; skirting board.

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biff

  • noun (boxing) a blow with the fist
    punch; clout; poke; lick; slug.
    • I gave him a clout on his nose
  • verb strike, usually with the fist
    pommel; pummel.
    • The pedestrians pummeled the demonstrators

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scrabble

  • noun an aimless drawing
    scribble; doodle.
  • noun a board game in which words are formed from letters in patterns similar to a crossword puzzle; each letter has a value and those values are used to score the game

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charabanc

  • noun a vehicle carrying many passengers; used for public transport
    coach; omnibus; bus; motorbus; motorcoach; passenger vehicle; jitney; autobus; double-decker.
    • he always rode the bus to work

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skim_over

  • verb read superficially
    skim.
  • verb move or pass swiftly and lightly over the surface of
    skim.

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for

In the most general sense, indicating that in consideration of, in view of, or with reference to, which anything is done or takes place.

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bottom

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

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purple

  • noun a purple color or pigment
    purpleness.
  • noun of imperial status
    • he was born to the purple

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pick_up

  • verb take and lift upward
    gather up; lift up.
  • verb take up by hand
    • He picked up the book and started to read

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ice

  • noun water frozen in the solid state
    water ice.
    • Americans like ice in their drinks
  • noun the frozen part of a body of water

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track

  • noun a line or route along which something travels or moves
    path; course.
    • the hurricane demolished houses in its path
    • the track of an animal
    • the course of the river
  • noun evidence pointing to a possible solution
    trail; lead.
    • the police are following a promising lead
    • the trail led straight to the perpetrator

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interosseous

(Anat.) Situated between bones; as, an interosseous ligament.

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nonopposable

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saggar

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binder

  • noun a machine that cuts grain and binds it in sheaves
    reaper binder.
  • noun something used to bind separate particles together or facilitate adhesion to a surface

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burr

  • noun seed vessel having hooks or prickles
    bur.
  • noun rough projection left on a workpiece after drilling or cutting

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plug

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

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surround

  • noun the area in which something exists or lives
    environment; surroundings; environs.
    • the country--the flat agricultural surround
  • verb extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle
    skirt; ring; border; environ.
    • The forest surrounds my property

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clapboard

  • noun a long thin board with one edge thicker than the other; used as siding by lapping one board over the board below
    weatherboard; weatherboarding.
  • verb cover with clapboards

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book

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

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tom_paine

  • noun American Revolutionary leader and pamphleteer (born in England) who supported the American colonist's fight for independence and supported the French Revolution (1737-1809)
    Paine; Thomas Paine.

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nerve

  • noun any bundle of nerve fibers running to various organs and tissues of the body
    nervus.
  • noun the courage to carry on
    heart; spunk; mettle.
    • he kept fighting on pure spunk
    • you haven't got the heart for baseball

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primitive

  • noun a person who belongs to an early stage of civilization
    primitive person.
  • noun a mathematical expression from which another expression is derived

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sod

  • noun surface layer of ground containing a mat of grass and grass roots
    sward; turf; greensward.
  • noun an enzyme that catalyzes the conversion of superoxide into hydrogen peroxide and oxygen
    superoxide dismutase.
    • oxygen free radicals are normally removed in our bodies by the superoxide dismutase enzymes

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carpal

  • noun any of the eight small bones of the wrist of primates
    carpal bone; wrist bone.
  • adjective of or relating to the wrist
    • Carpal tunnel syndrome

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down

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

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rendering

  • noun a performance of a musical composition or a dramatic role etc.
    rendition.
    • they heard a live rendition of three pieces by Schubert
  • noun an explanation of something that is not immediately obvious
    rendition; interpretation; interpreting.
    • the edict was subject to many interpretations
    • he annoyed us with his interpreting of parables
    • often imitations are extended to provide a more accurate rendition of the child's intended meaning

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obligate

  • verb force somebody to do something
    oblige; compel.
    • We compel all students to fill out this form
  • verb commit in order to fulfill an obligation
    • obligate money

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wrap

  • noun cloak that is folded or wrapped around a person
    wrapper.
  • noun a sandwich in which the filling is rolled up in a soft tortilla

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petting

  • noun affectionate play (or foreplay without contact with the genital organs)
    cuddling; caressing; smooching; hugging; snuggling; necking; kissing; fondling.
  • verb stroke or caress gently
    pet.
    • pet the lamb

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spikelet

  • noun a small sharp-pointed tip resembling a spike on a stem or leaf
    pricker; spine; thorn; prickle; sticker.

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grasping

  • noun understanding with difficulty
    • the lecture was beyond his most strenuous graspings
  • noun the act of gripping something firmly with the hands (or the tentacles)
    seizing; prehension; taking hold.

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pamphleteer

  • noun a writer of pamphlets (usually taking a partisan stand on public issues)

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wax

  • noun any of various substances of either mineral origin or plant or animal origin; they are solid at normal temperatures and insoluble in water
  • verb cover with wax
    • wax the car

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bell_glass

  • noun a bell-shaped glass cover used to protect and display delicate objects or to cover scientific apparatus or to contain gases
    bell jar.

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head

  • noun the upper part of the human body or the front part of the body in animals; contains the face and brains
    caput.
    • he stuck his head out the window
  • noun a single domestic animal
    • 200 head of cattle

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undergrowth

  • noun the brush (small trees and bushes and ferns etc.) growing beneath taller trees in a wood or forest
    underbrush; underwood.

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form

  • noun the phonological or orthographic sound or appearance of a word that can be used to describe or identify something
    descriptor; word form; signifier.
    • the inflected forms of a word can be represented by a stem and a list of inflections to be attached
  • noun a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality
    sort; kind; variety.
    • sculpture is a form of art
    • what kinds of desserts are there?

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pricker

  • noun a small sharp-pointed tip resembling a spike on a stem or leaf
    spine; thorn; prickle; spikelet; sticker.
  • noun an awl for making small holes for brads or small screws
    bradawl.

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oil

  • noun a slippery or viscous liquid or liquefiable substance not miscible with water
  • noun oil paint containing pigment that is used by an artist
    oil color; oil colour.

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heat

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

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man's_clothing

  • noun clothing that is designed for men to wear

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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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extremity

  • noun an external body part that projects from the body
    appendage; member.
    • it is important to keep the extremities warm
  • noun an extreme condition or state (especially of adversity or disease)

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crystal

  • noun a solid formed by the solidification of a chemical and having a highly regular atomic structure
  • noun a crystalline element used as a component in various electronic devices

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paging

  • noun calling out the name of a person (especially by a loudspeaker system)
    • the public address system in the hospital was used for paging
  • noun the system of numbering pages
    pagination; page number; folio.

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fingering

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

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stick_on

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

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passenger

  • noun a traveler riding in a vehicle (a boat or bus or car or plane or train etc) who is not operating it
    rider.

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forearm

  • noun the part of the superior limb between the elbow and the wrist
  • verb arm in advance of a confrontation

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covert

  • noun a flock of coots
  • noun a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something
    concealment; screen; cover.
    • a screen of trees afforded privacy
    • under cover of darkness
    • the brush provided a covert for game
    • the simplest concealment is to match perfectly the color of the background

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muscular

  • adjective of or relating to or consisting of muscle
    • muscular contraction
  • adjective having a robust muscular body-build characterized by predominance of structures (bone and muscle and connective tissue) developed from the embryonic mesodermal layer
    mesomorphic.

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evidence

  • noun your basis for belief or disbelief; knowledge on which to base belief
    grounds.
    • the evidence that smoking causes lung cancer is very compelling
  • noun an indication that makes something evident
    • his trembling was evidence of his fear

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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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brevis

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physical

  • adjective involving the body as distinguished from the mind or spirit
    • physical exercise
    • physical suffering
    • was sloppy about everything but her physical appearance
  • adjective relating to the sciences dealing with matter and energy; especially physics
    • physical sciences
    • physical laws

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charioteer

  • noun the driver of a chariot
  • noun a conspicuous constellation in the northern hemisphere; between Great Bear and Orion at edge of Milky Way
    Auriga.

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cycling

  • noun the sport of traveling on a bicycle or motorcycle
  • verb cause to go through a recurring sequence
    cycle.
    • cycle the laundry in this washing program

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enclothe

  • verb provide with clothes or put clothes on
    garment; fit out; garb; raiment; apparel; habilitate; dress; tog; clothe.
    • Parents must feed and dress their child

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tip

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

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handed

  • adjective having or involving the use of hands
    • a handed, tree-living animal
    • a four-handed card game
  • verb place into the hands or custody of
    give; turn over; reach; hand; pass; pass on.
    • hand me the spoon, please
    • Turn the files over to me, please
    • He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers

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shoji

  • noun a translucent screen made of a wooden frame covered with rice paper

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upholster

  • verb provide furniture with padding, springs, webbing, and covers

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tactual_sensation

  • noun the sensation produced by pressure receptors in the skin
    touch; feeling; touch sensation; tactile sensation.
    • she likes the touch of silk on her skin
    • the surface had a greasy feeling
  • noun the faculty of perceiving (via the skin) pressure or heat or pain
    tactility; touch perception; skin perceptiveness.

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picture

  • noun a visual representation (of an object or scene or person or abstraction) produced on a surface
    image; ikon; icon.
    • they showed us the pictures of their wedding
    • a movie is a series of images projected so rapidly that the eye integrates them
  • noun graphic art consisting of an artistic composition made by applying paints to a surface
    painting.
    • a small painting by Picasso
    • he bought the painting as an investment
    • his pictures hang in the Louvre

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felt

  • noun a fabric made of compressed matted animal fibers
  • verb mat together and make felt-like
    • felt the wool

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sheet_of_paper

  • noun paper used for writing or printing
    sheet; piece of paper.

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glass

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

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assume

  • verb take to be the case or to be true; accept without verification or proof
    take for granted; presume.
    • I assume his train was late
  • verb take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities
    take on; take over; adopt.
    • When will the new President assume office?

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yacht

  • noun an expensive vessel propelled by sail or power and used for cruising or racing
    racing yacht.
  • verb travel in a yacht

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jacket

  • noun a short coat
  • noun an outer wrapping or casing
    • phonograph records were sold in cardboard jackets

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push

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

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coach

  • noun (sports) someone in charge of training an athlete or a team
    handler; manager.
  • noun a person who gives private instruction (as in singing, acting, etc.)
    tutor; private instructor.

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patina

  • noun a fine coating of oxide on the surface of a metal

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datum

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

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skim

  • noun a thin layer covering the surface of a liquid
    • there was a thin skim of oil on the water
  • noun reading or glancing through quickly
    skimming.

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pronation

  • noun rotation of the hands and forearms so that the palms face downward

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skin

  • noun a natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch
    tegument; cutis.
    • your skin is the largest organ of your body
  • noun an outer surface (usually thin)
    • the skin of an airplane

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morphology

  • noun the branch of biology that deals with the structure of animals and plants
  • noun studies of the rules for forming admissible words

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primer

  • noun an introductory textbook
  • noun any igniter that is used to initiate the burning of a propellant
    fusee; fuze; fuse; fuzee; priming.

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row

  • noun an arrangement of objects or people side by side in a line
    • a row of chairs
  • noun an angry dispute
    run-in; wrangle; dustup; words; quarrel.
    • they had a quarrel
    • they had words

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varnish

  • noun a coating that provides a hard, lustrous, transparent finish to a surface
  • verb cover with varnish
    seal.

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uneven

  • adjective not even or uniform as e.g. in shape or texture
    • an uneven color
    • uneven ground
    • uneven margins
    • wood with an uneven grain
  • adjective satellite (of a contest or contestants) not fairly matched as opponents
    mismatched.
    • vaudeville...waged an uneven battle against the church

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unthumbed

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flash

  • noun a sudden intense burst of radiant energy
  • noun a momentary brightness

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appointment_calendar

  • noun a book containing a calendar and space to keep a record of appointments
    appointment book.

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skirting

  • adjective satellite being all around the edges; enclosing
    encircling.
    • his encircling arms
    • the room's skirting board needs painting
  • verb avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)
    dodge; fudge; sidestep; evade; parry; elude; skirt; duck; hedge; circumvent; put off.
    • He dodged the issue
    • she skirted the problem
    • They tend to evade their responsibilities
    • he evaded the questions skillfully

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wyulda

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ulna

  • noun the inner and longer of the two bones of the human forearm
    elbow bone.

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brown

  • noun an orange of low brightness and saturation
    brownness.
  • noun Scottish botanist who first observed the movement of small particles in fluids now known a Brownian motion (1773-1858)
    Robert Brown.

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protective

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

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bestiary

  • noun a medieval book (usually illustrated) with allegorical and amusing descriptions of real and fabled animals

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level

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

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tear

  • noun a drop of the clear salty saline solution secreted by the lacrimal glands
    teardrop.
    • his story brought tears to her eyes
  • noun an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart
    split; rent; rip; snag.
    • there was a rip in his pants
    • she had snags in her stockings

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grind_away

  • verb study intensively, as before an exam
    drum; swot up; bone up; get up; bone; cram; mug up; swot.
    • I had to bone up on my Latin verbs before the final exam

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dig

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

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smooching

  • noun affectionate play (or foreplay without contact with the genital organs)
    cuddling; petting; caressing; hugging; snuggling; necking; kissing; fondling.
  • verb snuggle and lie in a position where one person faces the back of the others
    spoon; smooch.

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cutaneous_senses

  • noun the faculty by which external objects or forces are perceived through contact with the body (especially the hands)
    touch; sense of touch; touch modality; skin senses.
    • only sight and touch enable us to locate objects in the space around us

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lever

  • noun a rigid bar pivoted about a fulcrum
  • noun a simple machine that gives a mechanical advantage when given a fulcrum

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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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shooting_script

  • noun the final detailed script for making a movie or TV program

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round

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

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look_up

  • verb seek information from
    refer; consult.
    • You should consult the dictionary
    • refer to your notes

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skirting_board

  • noun a molding covering the joint formed by a wall and the floor
    baseboard; mopboard.

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cosh

  • noun a piece of metal covered by leather with a flexible handle; used for hitting people
    sap; blackjack.
  • verb hit with a cosh, usually on the head

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perusing

  • noun reading carefully with intent to remember
    perusal; studying; poring over.
  • verb examine or consider with attention and in detail
    peruse.
    • Please peruse this report at your leisure

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cosy

  • noun a padded cloth covering to keep a teapot warm
    tea cosy; tea cozy; cozy.
  • adjective satellite enjoying or affording comforting warmth and shelter especially in a small space
    snug; cozy.
    • a cozy nook near the fire
    • snug in bed
    • a snug little apartment

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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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rainfly

  • noun flap consisting of a piece of canvas that can be drawn back to provide entrance to a tent
    fly; tent flap; fly sheet; tent-fly.

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practice_of_medicine

  • noun the learned profession that is mastered by graduate training in a medical school and that is devoted to preventing or alleviating or curing diseases and injuries
    medicine.
    • he studied medicine at Harvard

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ballottement

  • noun a palpatory technique for feeling a floating object in the body (especially for determining the position of a fetus by feeling the rebound of the fetus after a quick digital tap on the wall of the uterus)

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thumbmark

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paperback_book

  • noun a book with paper covers
    paper-back book; paperback; soft-cover book; softback book; soft-cover; softback.

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water

  • noun binary compound that occurs at room temperature as a clear colorless odorless tasteless liquid; freezes into ice below 0 degrees centigrade and boils above 100 degrees centigrade; widely used as a solvent
    H2O.
  • noun the part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean)
    body of water.
    • they invaded our territorial waters
    • they were sitting by the water's edge

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elbow

  • noun hinge joint between the forearm and upper arm and the corresponding joint in the forelimb of a quadruped
    elbow joint; cubitus; human elbow; articulatio cubiti; cubital joint.
  • noun a sharp bend in a road or river

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change

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

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prayer_book

  • noun a book containing prayers
    prayerbook.

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box

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

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suspensory

  • noun a bandage of elastic fabric applied to uplift a dependant part (as the scrotum or a pendulous breast)
    suspensory bandage.

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bop

  • noun an early form of modern jazz (originating around 1940)
    bebop.
  • noun the law enforcement agency of the Justice Department that operates a nationwide system of prisons and detention facilities to incarcerate inmates sentenced to imprisonment for federal crimes
    Federal Bureau of Prisons.

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thomas_paine

  • noun American Revolutionary leader and pamphleteer (born in England) who supported the American colonist's fight for independence and supported the French Revolution (1737-1809)
    Paine; Tom Paine.

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bob

  • noun a former monetary unit in Great Britain
    British shilling; shilling.
  • noun a hair style for women and children; a short haircut all around

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kayak

  • noun a small canoe consisting of a light frame made watertight with animal skins; used by Eskimos
  • verb travel in a small canoe
    • we kayaked down the river

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dust_cover

  • noun a paper jacket for a book; a jacket on which promotional information is usually printed
    dust wrapper; dust jacket; book jacket.
  • noun a large piece of cloth used to cover furniture that is not in use for a long period
    dust sheet.

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text_edition

  • noun a book prepared for use in schools or colleges
    text; school text; textbook; schoolbook.
    • his economics textbook is in its tenth edition
    • the professor wrote the text that he assigned students to buy

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anatomical

  • noun an expression that relates to anatomy
    anatomical reference.
  • adjective of or relating to the structure of the body
    anatomic.
    • anatomical features

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barbellate

  • adjective satellite having or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc.
    barbed; burry; briary; bristly; briery; setaceous; thorny; prickly; spiny; burred; setose; bristled.
    • a horse with a short bristly mane
    • bristly shrubs
    • burred fruits
    • setaceous whiskers

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crammer

  • noun a student who crams
  • noun a teacher who is paid to cram students for examinations

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opposed

  • adjective being in opposition or having an opponent
    • two bitterly opposed schools of thought
  • verb be against; express opposition to
    oppose.
    • We oppose the ban on abortion

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australian

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

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curiosa

  • noun books on strange or unusual subjects (especially erotica)

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beadwork

  • noun ornamentation with beads
    beading.
  • noun a beaded molding for edging or decorating furniture
    bead; beading; astragal.

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club

  • noun a team of profess