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fawn

  • noun a color or pigment varying around a light grey-brown color
    greyish brown; dun; grayish brown.
    • she wore dun
  • noun a young deer

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undulate

  • verb stir up (water) so as to form ripples
    ripple; riffle; ruffle; cockle.
  • verb occur in soft rounded shapes
    roll.
    • The hills rolled past

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hypercholesterolemia

  • noun the presence of an abnormal amount of cholesterol in the cells and plasma of the blood; associated with the risk of atherosclerosis
    hypercholesteremia.

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climb_on

  • verb get up on the back of
    hop on; get on; mount; mount up; bestride; jump on.
    • mount a horse

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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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four

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of three and one
    tetrad; quaternity; quadruplet; foursome; Little Joe; IV; quaternion; quatern; quaternary; quartet; 4.
  • noun a playing card or domino or die whose upward face shows four pips
    four-spot.

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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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frigorific

  • adjective satellite causing cold; cooling or chilling

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tilting_board

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

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marching

  • noun the act of marching; walking with regular steps (especially in a procession of some kind)
    march.
    • it was a long march
    • we heard the sound of marching
  • verb march in a procession
    process; march.
    • They processed into the dining room

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uricaciduria

  • noun presence of abnormal amounts of uric acid in the urine; symptom of gout

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swag

  • noun valuable goods
  • noun goods or money obtained illegally
    booty; prize; pillage; plunder; dirty money; loot.

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mentally_ill

  • adjective satellite suffering from severe mental illness
    unsound; unstable.
    • of unsound mind

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physiological

  • adjective of or relating to the biological study of physiology
    • physiological psychology
    • Pavlov's physiological theories
  • adjective satellite of or consistent with an organism's normal functioning
    physiologic.
    • physiologic functions
    • physiological processes

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spew

  • verb expel or eject (saliva or phlegm or sputum) from the mouth
    spue; ptyalise; ptyalize; spit.
    • The father of the victim spat at the alleged murderer
  • verb eject or send out in large quantities, also metaphorical
    spew out; eruct.
    • the volcano spews out molten rocks every day
    • The editors of the paper spew out hostile articles about the Presidential candidate

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swan

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

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tickle

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

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unsteadiness

  • noun the quality of not being steady or securely fixed in place
    ricketiness.
  • noun the quality of being unsteady--varying and unpredictable

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sputter

  • noun the noise of something spattering or sputtering explosively
    splatter; spatter; spattering; sputtering; splattering; splutter.
    • he heard a spatter of gunfire
  • noun an utterance (of words) with spitting sounds (as in rage)
    splutter.

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sway

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

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freezing_point

  • noun the temperature below which a liquid turns into a solid
    melting point.

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swivel

  • noun a coupling (as in a chain) that has one end that turns on a headed pin
  • verb turn on a pivot
    pivot.

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appal

  • verb strike with disgust or revulsion
    scandalize; shock; appall; scandalise; outrage; offend.
    • The scandalous behavior of this married woman shocked her friends
  • verb fill with apprehension or alarm; cause to be unpleasantly surprised
    horrify; dismay; alarm; appall.
    • I was horrified at the thought of being late for my interview
    • The news of the executions horrified us

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cardiomegaly

  • noun an abnormal enlargement of the heart
    megacardia; enlarged heart; megalocardia.
    • mild cardiomegaly is common in athletes

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flashpoint

  • noun point at which something is ready to blow up
    flash point.
  • noun the lowest temperature at which the vapor of a combustible liquid can be ignited in air
    flash point.

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rotary_motion

  • noun the act of rotating as if on an axis
    rotation.
    • the rotation of the dancer kept time with the music

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anemia

  • noun a deficiency of red blood cells
    anaemia.
  • noun a lack of vitality
    anaemia.

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sleet

  • noun partially melted snow (or a mixture of rain and snow)
  • verb precipitate as a mixture of rain and snow
    • If the temperature rises above freezing, it will probably sleet

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vibrational

  • adjective of or relating to or characterized by vibration

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mackinaw

  • noun a short plaid coat made of made of thick woolen material
    Mackinaw coat.
  • noun a thick plaid blanket formerly used in the northwestern United States
    Mackinaw blanket.

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quake

  • noun shaking and vibration at the surface of the earth resulting from underground movement along a fault plane of from volcanic activity
    seism; temblor; earthquake.
  • verb shake with fast, tremulous movements
    palpitate; quiver.
    • His nostrils palpitated

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unconditioned

  • adjective not established by conditioning or learning
    unlearned; innate.
    • an unconditioned reflex
  • adjective not conditional
    unconditional.
    • unconditional surrender

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realisation

  • noun a musical composition that has been completed or enriched by someone other than the composer
    realization.
  • noun coming to understand something clearly and distinctly
    recognition; realization.
    • a growing realization of the risk involved
    • a sudden recognition of the problem he faced
    • increasing recognition that diabetes frequently coexists with other chronic diseases

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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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pulse

  • noun (electronics) a sharp transient wave in the normal electrical state (or a series of such transients)
    pulsing; pulsation; impulse.
    • the pulsations seemed to be coming from a star
  • noun the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart
    beat; heartbeat; pulsation.
    • he could feel the beat of her heart

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winder

  • noun a worker who winds (e.g., a winch or clock or other mechanism)
  • noun mechanical device used to wind another device that is driven by a spring (as a clock)
    key.

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flatus

  • noun a reflex that expels intestinal gas through the anus
    fart; farting; breaking wind; wind.

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thunder

  • noun a deep prolonged loud noise
    roar; roaring; boom.
  • noun a booming or crashing noise caused by air expanding along the path of a bolt of lightning

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boogie

  • noun an instrumental version of the blues (especially for piano)
    boogie-woogie.
  • verb dance to boogie music

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schism

  • noun division of a group into opposing factions
    split.
    • another schism like that and they will wind up in bankruptcy
  • noun the formal separation of a church into two churches or the withdrawal of one group over doctrinal differences

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driving_force

  • noun the act of applying force to propel something
    thrust; drive.
    • after reaching the desired velocity the drive is cut off

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above

  • noun an earlier section of a written text
    • for instructions refer to the above
  • adjective satellite appearing earlier in the same text
    • flaws in the above interpretation

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jaundice

  • noun yellowing of the skin and the whites of the eyes caused by an accumulation of bile pigment (bilirubin) in the blood; can be a symptom of gallstones or liver infection or anemia
    icterus.
  • noun a rough and bitter manner
    acrimony; tartness; bitterness; acerbity; thorniness.

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miosis

  • noun (genetics) cell division that produces reproductive cells in sexually reproducing organisms; the nucleus divides into four nuclei each containing half the chromosome number (leading to gametes in animals and spores in plants)
    reduction division; meiosis.
  • noun reflex contraction of the sphincter muscle of the iris in response to a bright light (or certain drugs) causing the pupil to become smaller
    myosis; pupillary reflex; light reflex.

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algid

  • adjective satellite chilly
    • a person who is algid is marked by prostration and has cold clammy skin and low blood pressure

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avert

  • verb prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening
    stave off; debar; avoid; deflect; obviate; head off; forefend; fend off; ward off; forfend.
    • Let's avoid a confrontation
    • head off a confrontation
    • avert a strike
  • verb turn away or aside
    turn away.
    • They averted their eyes when the King entered

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meningism

  • noun symptoms that mimic those of meningitis but without inflammation of the meninges

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teetertotter

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

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leitmotif

  • noun a melodic phrase that accompanies the reappearance of a person or situation (as in Wagner's operas)
    leitmotiv.

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cardiac_cycle

  • noun the complete cycle of events in the heart from the beginning of one heart beat to the beginning of the next; an electrical impulse conducted through the heart muscle that constricts the atria which is followed by constriction of the ventricles
    • the cardiac cycle can be shown on an electrocardiogram

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therapeutics

  • noun branch of medicine concerned with the treatment of disease
  • noun a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain
    curative; remedy; cure; therapeutic.

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active

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

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vibrating_reed

  • noun a vibrator consisting of a thin strip of stiff material that vibrates to produce a tone when air streams over it
    reed.
    • the clarinetist fitted a new reed onto his mouthpiece

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virtuoso

  • noun someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
    mavin; champion; ace; genius; wizard; sensation; maven; adept; whiz; superstar; hotshot; star; whizz; wiz.
  • noun a musician who is a consummate master of technique and artistry

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chink

  • noun (ethnic slur) offensive term for a person of Chinese descent
    Chinaman.
  • noun a narrow opening as e.g. between planks in a wall

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otology

  • noun the branch of medicine concerned with the ear

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undulation

  • noun an undulating curve
    wave.
  • noun wavelike motion; a gentle rising and falling in the manner of waves

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ravish

  • verb force (someone) to have sex against their will
    violate; dishonor; assault; dishonour; outrage; rape.
    • The woman was raped on her way home at night
  • verb hold spellbound
    enthrall; delight; enthral; enrapture; enchant; transport.

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unstableness

  • noun the quality or attribute of being unstable and irresolute
    instability.

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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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piano_player

  • noun a person who plays the piano
    pianist.

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ketonuria

  • noun excessive amounts of ketone bodies in the urine as in diabetes mellitus or starvation
    acetonuria; ketoaciduria.

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succuss

  • verb shake; especially (a patient to detect fluids or air in the body)
    shake up.
  • noun any of several liquids of the body
    succus; juice.
    • digestive juices

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hydrophobia

  • noun a symptom of rabies in humans consisting of an aversion to swallowing liquids
  • noun a morbid fear of water

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changer

  • noun a person who changes something
    modifier.
    • an inveterate changer of the menu
  • noun an automatic mechanical device on a record player that causes new records to be played without manual intervention
    auto-changer; record changer.

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fantastic

  • adjective satellite ludicrously odd
    grotesque; antic; fantastical.
    • Hamlet's assumed antic disposition
    • fantastic Halloween costumes
    • a grotesque reflection in the mirror
  • adjective satellite extraordinarily good or great; used especially as intensifiers
    marvelous; marvellous; grand; terrific; howling; wonderful; wondrous; rattling; tremendous.
    • a fantastic trip to the Orient
    • the film was fantastic!
    • a howling success
    • a marvelous collection of rare books
    • had a rattling conversation about politics
    • a tremendous achievement

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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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psychological

  • adjective satellite mental or emotional as opposed to physical in nature
    • give psychological support
    • psychological warfare
  • adjective of or relating to or determined by psychology
    • psychological theories

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saccade

  • noun a rapid, jerky movement of the eyes between positions of rest
  • noun an abrupt spasmodic movement
    jerking; jolt; jerk.

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pound

  • noun 16 ounces avoirdupois
    lb.
    • he got a hernia when he tried to lift 100 pounds
  • noun the basic unit of money in Great Britain and Northern Ireland; equal to 100 pence
    British pound sterling; pound sterling; quid; British pound.

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slam_dance

  • noun a form of dancing in which dancers slam into one another; normally performed to punk rock
    slam dancing.
  • verb dance the slam dance
    thrash; slam; mosh.

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signature_tune

  • noun a melody used to identify a performer or a dance band or radio/tv program
    theme song; signature.

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regorge

  • verb eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth
    retch; be sick; disgorge; spew; vomit up; puke; honk; cat; purge; cast; spue; upchuck; vomit; sick; barf; regurgitate; throw up; chuck.
    • After drinking too much, the students vomited
    • He purged continuously
    • The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night

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idyll

  • noun an episode of such pastoral or romantic charm as to qualify as the subject of a poetic idyll
  • noun a musical composition that evokes rural life
    pastorale; pastoral; idyl.

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fickleness

  • noun unfaithfulness by virtue of being unreliable or treacherous
    inconstancy; faithlessness; falseness.

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accommodation

  • noun making or becoming suitable; adjusting to circumstances
    fitting; adjustment.
  • noun a settlement of differences
    • they reached an accommodation with Japan

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introit

  • noun a composition of vocal music that is appropriate for opening church services

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music

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

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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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unconditioned_reflex

  • noun an automatic instinctive unlearned reaction to a stimulus
    inborn reflex; innate reflex; reflex action; instinctive reflex; reflex response; physiological reaction; reflex.

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heatless

  • adjective satellite without generating heat
    • luminescent organisms emit heatless light

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startle_response

  • noun a complicated involuntary reaction to a sudden unexpected stimulus (especially a loud noise); involves flexion of most skeletal muscles and a variety of visceral reactions
    startle reaction.

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cardiology

  • noun the branch of medicine dealing with the heart and its diseases

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binding

  • noun the capacity to attract and hold something
  • noun strip sewn over or along an edge for reinforcement or decoration

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lunge

  • noun the act of moving forward suddenly
    lurch.
  • noun (fencing) an attacking thrust made with one foot forward and the back leg straight and with the sword arm outstretched forward
    passado; straight thrust.

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warm

  • verb get warm or warmer
    warm up.
    • The soup warmed slowly on the stove
  • verb make warm or warmer
    • The blanket will warm you

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hurl

  • noun a violent throw
    cast.
  • verb throw forcefully
    cast; hurtle.

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sparge

  • noun the act of sprinkling or splashing water
    sprinkling; sprinkle.
    • baptized with a sprinkling of holy water
    • a sparge of warm water over the malt
  • verb agitate by introducing air or compressed gas
    • sparge the water

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moil

  • verb work hard
    travail; dig; grind; labour; drudge; toil; labor; fag.
    • She was digging away at her math homework
    • Lexicographers drudge all day long
  • verb be agitated
    churn; roil; boil.
    • the sea was churning in the storm

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leaper

  • noun someone who bounds or leaps (as in competition)
    bounder.

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brahms

  • noun German composer who developed the romantic style of both lyrical and classical music (1833-1897)
    Johannes Brahms.
  • noun the music of Brahms
    • Brahms was included in the program

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blade

  • noun especially a leaf of grass or the broad portion of a leaf as distinct from the petiole
    leaf blade.
  • noun a dashing young man
    • gay young blades bragged of their amorous adventures

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grovel

  • verb show submission or fear
    fawn; crawl; cower; cringe; creep.

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straddle

  • noun a noncommittal or equivocal position
  • noun a gymnastic exercise performed with a leg on either side of the parallel bars

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carioca

  • noun music composed for dancing the carioca
  • noun a native or inhabitant of Rio de Janeiro

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cut_to

  • verb move to another scene when filming
    • The camera cut to the sky

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palpitating

  • adjective satellite having a slight and rapid trembling motion
    palpitant.
    • palpitant movements rather than violent eruptions
    • my palpitating heart
  • verb cause to throb or beat rapidly
    palpitate.
    • Her violent feelings palpitated the young woman's heart

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plunger

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

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natriuresis

  • noun the presence of abnormally large amounts of sodium in the urine

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quiver

  • noun an almost pleasurable sensation of fright
    frisson; thrill; shudder; shiver; tingle; chill.
    • a frisson of surprise shot through him
  • noun a shaky motion
    quivering; vibration; palpitation; trembling; shakiness; shaking.
    • the shaking of his fingers as he lit his pipe

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give

  • noun the elasticity of something that can be stretched and returns to its original length
    spring; springiness.
  • verb cause to have, in the abstract sense or physical sense
    • She gave him a black eye
    • The draft gave me a cold

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honey

  • noun a sweet yellow liquid produced by bees
  • noun a beloved person; used as terms of endearment
    dear; dearest; love; beloved.

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weathervane

  • noun mechanical device attached to an elevated structure; rotates freely to show the direction of the wind
    wind vane; weather vane; vane.

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uplift

  • noun (geology) a rise of land to a higher elevation (as in the process of mountain building)
    upthrust; upheaval; upthrow.
  • noun a brassiere that lifts and supports the breasts

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absolute

  • noun something that is conceived or that exists independently and not in relation to other things; something that does not depend on anything else and is beyond human control; something that is not relative
    • no mortal being can influence the absolute
  • adjective perfect or complete or pure
    • absolute loyalty
    • absolute silence
    • absolute truth
    • absolute alcohol

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hyperlipoidemia

  • noun presence of excess lipids in the blood
    hyperlipaemia; hyperlipidaemia; lipoidaemia; hyperlipoidaemia; lipaemia; hyperlipemia; lipidaemia; lipemia; hyperlipidemia; lipoidemia; lipidemia.

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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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amenia

  • noun absence or suppression of normal menstrual flow
    amenorrhoea; amenorrhea.

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machine

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

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clubbing

  • noun a condition in which the ends of toes and fingers become wide and thick; a symptom of heart or lung disease
  • verb unite with a common purpose
    club.
    • The two men clubbed together

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sitar_player

  • noun a musician who plays the sitar

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hop

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

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minuet

  • noun a stately court dance in the 17th century
  • noun a stately piece of music composed for dancing the minuet; often incorporated into a sonata or suite

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music_director

  • noun the person who leads a musical group
    director; conductor.

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hoy

  • noun a flatbottom boat for carrying heavy loads (especially on canals)
    lighter; barge; flatboat.

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oscillatory

  • adjective satellite having periodic vibrations
    oscillating.

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hygienics

  • noun the science concerned with the prevention of illness and maintenance of health
    hygiene.

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fever

  • noun a rise in the temperature of the body; frequently a symptom of infection
    febricity; feverishness; febrility; pyrexia.
  • noun intense nervous anticipation
    • in a fever of resentment

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white_heat

  • noun the hotness of something heated until it turns white

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contredanse

  • noun a type of folk dance in which couples are arranged in sets or face one another in a line
    country dancing; country-dance; contradance; contra danse.
  • verb perform a contradance
    country-dance; contra danse; contradance.

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lump

  • noun a compact mass
    clod; ball; glob; clump; chunk.
    • a ball of mud caught him on the shoulder
  • noun an abnormal protuberance or localized enlargement
    swelling; puffiness.

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jumping

  • noun the act of participating in an athletic competition in which you must jump
  • noun the act of jumping; propelling yourself off the ground
    jump.
    • he advanced in a series of jumps
    • the jumping was unexpected

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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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scourge

  • noun a whip used to inflict punishment (often used for pedantic humor)
    flagellum.
  • noun something causing misery or death
    bane; nemesis; curse.
    • the bane of my life

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hypoglycaemia

  • noun abnormally low blood sugar usually resulting from excessive insulin or a poor diet
    hypoglycemia.

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fictional

  • adjective related to or involving literary fiction
    • clever fictional devices
    • a fictional treatment of the train robbery
  • adjective satellite formed or conceived by the imagination
    fictitious; fabricated; fancied.
    • a fabricated excuse for his absence
    • a fancied wrong
    • a fictional character

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stimulate

  • verb act as a stimulant
    excite.
    • The book stimulated her imagination
    • This play stimulates
  • verb cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner
    get; make; induce; have; cause.
    • The ads induced me to buy a VCR
    • My children finally got me to buy a computer
    • My wife made me buy a new sofa

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wink

  • noun a very short time (as the time it takes the eye to blink or the heart to beat)
    instant; blink of an eye; flash; New York minute; twinkling; jiffy; heartbeat; split second; trice.
    • if I had the chance I'd do it in a flash
  • noun closing one eye quickly as a signal

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bob_around

  • verb move up and down with no specific path
    bob about.
    • the cork bobbed around in the pool

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crepitation_rale

  • noun the crackling sound heard on auscultation when patients with respiratory diseases inhale; associated with tuberculosis and pneumonia and congestive heart failure

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withdrawal_symptom

  • noun any physical or psychological disturbance (as sweating or depression) experienced by a drug addict when deprived of the drug

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wind

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

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foetal

  • adjective of or relating to a fetus
    fetal.
    • fetal development

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babinski

  • noun extension upward of the toes when the sole of the foot is stroked firmly on the outer side from the heel to the front; normal in infants under the age of two years but a sign of brain or spinal cord injury in older persons
    Babinski sign; Babinski reflex.

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deck

  • noun any of various platforms built into a vessel
  • noun street name for a packet of illegal drugs

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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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tapdance

  • verb dance and make rhythmic clicking sounds by means of metal plates nailed to the sole of the dance shoes
    tap.
    • Glover tapdances better than anybody

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caster

  • noun a worker who casts molten metal into finished products
  • noun a shaker with a perforated top for sprinkling powdered sugar
    castor.

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windshield

  • noun transparent screen (as of glass) to protect occupants of a vehicle
    windscreen.

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nocturne

  • noun a pensive lyrical piece of music (especially for the piano)
    notturno.

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canto

  • noun the highest part (usually the melody) in a piece of choral music
  • noun a major division of a long poem

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thrust

  • noun the force used in pushing
    push.
    • the push of the water on the walls of the tank
    • the thrust of the jet engines
  • noun a strong blow with a knife or other sharp pointed instrument
    knife thrust; stab.
    • one strong stab to the heart killed him

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break_wind

  • verb expel intestinal gases through the anus
    fart.

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air-conditioned

  • adjective satellite cooled by air conditioning
  • verb control the humidity and temperature of
    air-condition.
    • The room was cool because it had been air-conditioned

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fade

  • noun a golf shot that curves to the right for a right-handed golfer
    slicing; slice.
    • he took lessons to cure his slicing
  • noun gradually ceasing to be visible
    disappearance.

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fall_out

  • verb have a breach in relations
    • We fell out over a trivial question
  • verb come as a logical consequence; follow logically
    follow.
    • It follows that your assertion is false
    • the theorem falls out nicely

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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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vocal_music

  • noun music intended to be performed by one or more singers, usually with instrumental accompaniment
    vocal.
  • noun music that is vocalized (as contrasted with instrumental music)

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waverer

  • noun one who hesitates (usually out of fear)
    hesitater; hesitator; vacillator.

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jerking

  • noun an abrupt spasmodic movement
    jolt; jerk; saccade.
  • verb pull, or move with a sudden movement
    jerk; yank.
    • He turned the handle and jerked the door open

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intimidation

  • noun the act of intimidating a weaker person to make them do something
    bullying.
  • noun the feeling of discouragement in the face of someone's superior fame or wealth or status etc.

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break

  • noun some abrupt occurrence that interrupts an ongoing activity
    interruption.
    • the telephone is an annoying interruption
    • there was a break in the action when a player was hurt
  • noun an unexpected piece of good luck
    good luck; happy chance.
    • he finally got his big break

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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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blink

  • noun a reflex that closes and opens the eyes rapidly
    nictitation; winking; eye blink; nictation; blinking; wink.
  • verb briefly shut the eyes
    wink; nictitate; nictate.
    • The TV announcer never seems to blink

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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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rocky

  • adjective satellite abounding in rocks or stones
    bouldery; stony; bouldered.
    • rocky fields
    • stony ground
    • bouldery beaches
  • adjective causing or characterized by jolts and irregular movements
    jumpy; jolty; jolting; bumpy; rough.
    • a rough ride

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debut

  • noun the act of beginning something new
    unveiling; introduction; entry; first appearance; launching.
    • they looked forward to the debut of their new product line
  • noun the presentation of a debutante in society

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paraesthesia

  • noun abnormal skin sensations (as tingling or tickling or itching or burning) usually associated with peripheral nerve damage
    paresthesia.

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chuck

  • noun informal terms for a meal
    eats; grub; chow.
  • noun the part of a forequarter from the neck to the ribs and including the shoulder blade

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choir

  • noun a chorus that sings as part of a religious ceremony
  • noun a family of similar musical instrument playing together
    consort.

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hoarfrost

  • noun ice crystals forming a white deposit (especially on objects outside)
    hoar; frost; rime.

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constipation

  • noun irregular and infrequent or difficult evacuation of the bowels; can be a symptom of intestinal obstruction or diverticulitis
    irregularity.
  • noun the act of making something futile and useless (as by routine)
    stultification; deadening; impairment.

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hyperlipaemia

  • noun presence of excess lipids in the blood
    hyperlipoidemia; hyperlipidaemia; lipoidaemia; hyperlipoidaemia; lipaemia; hyperlipemia; lipidaemia; lipemia; hyperlipidemia; lipoidemia; lipidemia.

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looseness_of_the_bowels

  • noun frequent and watery bowel movements; can be a symptom of infection or food poisoning or colitis or a gastrointestinal tumor
    looseness; diarrhea; diarrhoea.

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gearshift

  • noun a mechanical device for engaging and disengaging gears
    shifter; gearstick; gear lever.
    • in Britain they call a gearshift a gear lever

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stealing

  • noun the act of taking something from someone unlawfully
    thieving; larceny; thievery; theft.
    • the thieving is awful at Kennedy International
  • noun avoiding detection by moving carefully
    stealth.

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cathedral

  • noun any large and important church
  • noun the principal Christian church building of a bishop's diocese
    duomo.

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slew

  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; pile; lot; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; peck; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money
  • verb turn sharply; change direction abruptly
    swerve; cut; veer; trend; curve; sheer; slue.
    • The car cut to the left at the intersection
    • The motorbike veered to the right

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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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ice-cold

  • adjective satellite as cold as ice

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yoko_ono

  • noun United States musician (born in Japan) who married John Lennon and collaborated with him on recordings (born in 1933)
    Ono.

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driving

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

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trumpeter

  • noun a musician who plays the trumpet or cornet
    cornetist.
  • noun (formal) a person who announces important news
    herald.
    • the chieftain had a herald who announced his arrival with a trumpet

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rhythm_and_blues_musician

  • noun a performer (and sometimes composer) of rhythm and blues music

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motet

  • noun an unaccompanied choral composition with sacred lyrics; intended to be sung as part of a church service; originated in the 13th century

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bob_about

  • verb move up and down with no specific path
    bob around.
    • the cork bobbed around in the pool

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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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forth

  • adverb from a particular thing or place or position (`forth' is obsolete)
    away; off.
    • ran away from the lion
    • wanted to get away from there
    • sent the children away to boarding school
    • the teacher waved the children away from the dead animal
    • went off to school
    • they drove off
    • go forth and preach
  • noun a river in southern Scotland that flows eastward to the Firth of Forth
    Forth River.

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turning

  • noun the act of changing or reversing the direction of the course
    turn.
    • he took a turn to the right
  • noun act of changing in practice or custom
    • the law took many turnings over the years

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free

  • noun people who are free
    free people.
    • the home of the free and the brave
  • verb grant freedom to; free from confinement
    unloosen; unloose; loose; release; liberate.

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dodder

  • noun a leafless annual parasitic vine of the genus Cuscuta having whitish or yellow filamentous stems; obtain nourishment through haustoria
  • verb walk unsteadily
    totter; waddle; paddle; coggle; toddle.
    • small children toddle

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techno

  • noun a style of fast heavy electronic dance music usually without vocals

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struggle

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

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body_temperature

  • noun temperature of the body; normally 98.6 F or 37 C in humans; usually measured to obtain a quick evaluation of a person's health
    blood heat.

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strawman

  • noun a person used as a cover for some questionable activity
    figurehead; straw man; nominal head; front; front man.
  • noun a weak or sham argument set up to be easily refuted
    straw man.

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pandiculation

  • noun yawning and stretching (as when first waking up)

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quickstep

  • noun military march accompanying quick time
  • noun a ballroom dance with both quick and slow steps

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consternate

  • verb fill with anxiety, dread, dismay, or confusion
    • After the terrorist attack, people look consternated

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filter

  • noun device that removes something from whatever passes through it
  • noun an electrical device that alters the frequency spectrum of signals passing through it

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melasma

  • noun a tan discoloration of a woman's face that is associated with pregnancy or with the use of oral contraceptives
    chloasma; mask of pregnancy.

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heartquake

Trembling of the heart; trepidation; fear.
In many an hour of danger and heartquake. Hawthorne.

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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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wobbling

  • adjective satellite (of sound) fluctuating unsteadily
    • a low-pitched wobbling sound
  • verb move unsteadily
    wobble; coggle.
    • His knees wobbled
    • The old cart wobbled down the street

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upchuck

  • verb eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth
    retch; regorge; be sick; disgorge; spew; vomit up; puke; honk; cat; purge; cast; spue; vomit; sick; barf; regurgitate; throw up; chuck.
    • After drinking too much, the students vomited
    • He purged continuously
    • The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night

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popularism

  • noun music adapted to the understanding and taste of the majority

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reflex_response

  • noun an automatic instinctive unlearned reaction to a stimulus
    inborn reflex; innate reflex; reflex action; instinctive reflex; unconditioned reflex; physiological reaction; reflex.

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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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coseismic

  • adjective satellite being where earthquake waves arrive simultaneously
    coseismal.

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hoof

  • noun the foot of an ungulate mammal
  • noun the horny covering of the end of the foot in ungulate mammals

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mercury

  • noun a heavy silvery toxic univalent and bivalent metallic element; the only metal that is liquid at ordinary temperatures
    quicksilver; Hg; atomic number 80; hydrargyrum.
  • noun (Roman mythology) messenger of Jupiter and god of commerce; counterpart of Greek Hermes

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veer

  • verb turn sharply; change direction abruptly
    swerve; cut; trend; curve; sheer; slew; slue.
    • The car cut to the left at the intersection
    • The motorbike veered to the right
  • verb shift to a clockwise direction
    • the wind veered

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roll_over

  • verb make a rolling motion or turn
    • The dog rolled over
  • verb negociate to repay a loan at a later date for an additional fee
    • roll over a loan

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concussion

  • noun injury to the brain caused by a blow; usually resulting in loss of consciousness
  • noun any violent blow

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hyperlipoidaemia

  • noun presence of excess lipids in the blood
    hyperlipoidemia; hyperlipaemia; hyperlipidaemia; lipoidaemia; lipaemia; hyperlipemia; lipidaemia; lipemia; hyperlipidemia; lipoidemia; lipidemia.

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tango

  • noun a ballroom dance of Latin-American origin
  • noun music written in duple time for dancing the tango

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ratch

  • noun mechanical device consisting of a toothed wheel or rack engaged with a pawl that permits it to move in only one direction
    rachet; ratchet.

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sidle

  • verb move unobtrusively or furtively
    • The young man began to sidle near the pretty girl sitting on the log
  • verb move sideways
    sashay.

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enthral

  • verb hold spellbound
    enthrall; ravish; delight; enrapture; enchant; transport.

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palpitation

  • noun a rapid and irregular heart beat
  • noun a shaky motion
    quiver; quivering; vibration; trembling; shakiness; shaking.
    • the shaking of his fingers as he lit his pipe

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motility

  • noun ability to move spontaneously and independently
  • noun a change of position that does not entail a change of location
    motion; move; movement.
    • the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise
    • movement is a sign of life
    • an impatient move of his hand
    • gastrointestinal motility

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flection

  • noun the state of being flexed (as of a joint)
    flexion; flexure.
  • noun deviation from a straight or normal course
    inflection; flexion.

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trend

  • noun a general direction in which something tends to move
    tendency.
    • the shoreward tendency of the current
    • the trend of the stock market
  • noun general line of orientation
    course.
    • the river takes a southern course
    • the northeastern trend of the coast

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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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terrifying

  • adjective satellite causing extreme terror
    terrific.
    • a terrifying wail
  • verb fill with terror; frighten greatly
    terrorise; terrorize; terrify.

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totter

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

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musical_arrangement

  • noun a piece of music that has been adapted for performance by a particular set of voices or instruments
    arrangement.

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pyuria

  • noun presence of white blood cells in the urine; symptom of urinary tract infection

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enthrall

  • verb hold spellbound
    ravish; delight; enthral; enrapture; enchant; transport.

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kayser-fleischer_ring

  • noun a pigmented ring at the outer edge of the cornea of the eye; a symptom of Wilson's disease

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lunger

  • noun someone who moves forward suddenly (as in fencing)
  • noun a person with pulmonary tuberculosis
    tubercular; consumptive.

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nirvana

  • noun (Hinduism and Buddhism) the beatitude that transcends the cycle of reincarnation; characterized by the extinction of desire and suffering and individual consciousness
    enlightenment.
  • noun any place of complete bliss and delight and peace
    promised land; heaven; Eden; Shangri-la; paradise.

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abnormality

  • noun an abnormal physical condition resulting from defective genes or developmental deficiencies
    abnormalcy.
  • noun retardation sufficient to fall outside the normal range of intelligence
    mental defectiveness.

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palsy

  • noun loss of the ability to move a body part
    paralysis.
  • noun a condition marked by uncontrollable tremor

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charleston

  • noun state capital of West Virginia in the central part of the state on the Kanawha river
    capital of West Virginia.
  • noun a port city in southeastern South Carolina

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crawl

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

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white

  • noun the quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness (bearing the least resemblance to black)
    whiteness.
  • noun a member of the Caucasoid race
    White person; Caucasian.

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symptom

  • noun (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
  • noun anything that accompanies X and is regarded as an indication of X's existence

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reclining

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

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coward

  • noun a person who shows fear or timidity
  • noun English dramatist and actor and composer noted for his witty and sophisticated comedies (1899-1973)
    Noel Coward; Sir Noel Pierce Coward.

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forensic

  • adjective satellite of, relating to, or used in public debate or argument
  • adjective satellite used or applied in the investigation and establishment of facts or evidence in a court of law
    • forensic photograph
    • forensic ballistics

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zero

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

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medley

  • noun a musical composition consisting of a series of songs or other musical pieces from various sources
    pastiche; potpourri.

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preparation

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

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ski_jump

  • noun a steep downward ramp from which skiers jump
  • verb jump on skis

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charge_up

  • verb cause to be agitated, excited, or roused
    commove; turn on; excite; agitate; charge; rouse.
    • The speaker charged up the crowd with his inflammatory remarks

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carnot_cycle

  • noun a cycle (of expansion and compression) of an idealized reversible heat engine that does work without loss of heat
    Carnot's ideal cycle.

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frigidness

  • noun sexual unresponsiveness (especially of women) and inability to achieve orgasm during intercourse
    frigidity.
  • noun the absence of heat
    cold; coldness; frigidity; low temperature.
    • the coldness made our breath visible
    • come in out of the cold
    • cold is a vasoconstrictor

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rag

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

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seep

  • verb pass gradually or leak through or as if through small openings
    ooze.

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rattle

  • noun a rapid series of short loud sounds (as might be heard with a stethoscope in some types of respiratory disorders)
    rale; rattling.
    • the death rattle
  • noun a baby's toy that makes percussive noises when shaken

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endocrinology

  • noun the branch of medicine dealing with the endocrine glands and their secretions

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dildo

  • noun a vibrating device that substitutes for an erect penis to provide vaginal stimulation

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heat_up

  • verb gain heat or get hot
    heat; hot up.
    • The room heated up quickly
  • verb make hot or hotter
    heat.
    • the sun heats the oceans
    • heat the water on the stove

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raw

  • noun informal terms for nakedness
    birthday suit; altogether.
    • in the raw
    • in the altogether
    • in his birthday suit
  • adjective satellite (used especially of commodities) being unprocessed or manufactured using only simple or minimal processes
    natural; rude.
    • natural yogurt
    • natural produce
    • raw wool
    • raw sugar
    • bales of rude cotton

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runnel

  • noun a small stream
    run; rill; rivulet; streamlet.

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stomach

  • noun an enlarged and muscular saclike organ of the alimentary canal; the principal organ of digestion
    tummy; tum; breadbasket.
  • noun the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis
    venter; abdomen; belly.

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churn

  • noun a vessel in which cream is agitated to separate butterfat from buttermilk
    butter churn.
  • verb stir (cream) vigorously in order to make butter

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saltate

  • verb move by saltation
    • The sand grains are saltated by the wind
  • verb leap or skip, often in dancing
    • These fish swim with a saltating motion

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crinkled

  • adjective satellite uneven by virtue of having wrinkles or waves
    rippled; wavy; crinkly; wavelike.
  • verb make wrinkles or creases on a smooth surface; make a pressed, folded or wrinkled line in
    scrunch; crisp; crease; crinkle; ruckle; wrinkle; scrunch up.
    • The dress got wrinkled
    • crease the paper like this to make a crane

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carl_orff

  • noun German musician who developed a widely used system for teaching music to children (1895-1982)
    Orff.

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timidity

  • noun fear of the unknown or unfamiliar or fear of making decisions
    timorousness; timidness.
  • noun fearfulness in venturing into new and unknown places or activities
    timorousness.

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jactitate

  • verb move or stir about violently
    thresh about; thrash about; convulse; thresh; slash; toss; thrash.
    • The feverish patient thrashed around in his bed

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changefulness

  • noun the quality of being changeable and variable
    inconstancy.

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micturition_reflex

  • noun relaxation of the urethral sphincter in response to increased pressure in the bladder

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coil

  • noun a structure consisting of something wound in a continuous series of loops
    volute; spiral; helix; whorl.
    • a coil of rope
  • noun a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)
    gyre; ringlet; scroll; whorl; curl; curlicue; roll.

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parting

  • noun the act of departing politely
    leave; farewell; leave-taking.
    • he disliked long farewells
    • he took his leave
    • parting is such sweet sorrow
  • noun a line of scalp that can be seen when sections of hair are combed in opposite directions
    part.
    • his part was right in the middle

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homophony

  • noun the same pronunciation for words of different origins
  • noun part music with one dominant voice (in a homophonic style)

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constancy

  • noun the quality of being enduring and free from change or variation
    stability.
    • early mariners relied on the constancy of the trade winds
  • noun (psychology) the tendency for perceived objects to give rise to very similar perceptual experiences in spite of wide variations in the conditions of observation
    perceptual constancy.

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singer

  • noun a person who sings
    vocalizer; vocalist; vocaliser.
  • noun United States inventor of an improved chain-stitch sewing machine (1811-1875)
    Isaac Merrit Singer; Isaac M. Singer.

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episode

  • noun a happening that is distinctive in a series of related events
  • noun a brief section of a literary or dramatic work that forms part of a connected series

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alarm

  • noun fear resulting from the awareness of danger
    dismay; consternation.
  • noun a device that signals the occurrence of some undesirable event
    alarm system; warning device.

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pyrexia

  • noun a rise in the temperature of the body; frequently a symptom of infection
    febricity; fever; feverishness; febrility.

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flow

  • noun the motion characteristic of fluids (liquids or gases)
    flowing.
  • noun the amount of fluid that flows in a given time
    flow rate; rate of flow.

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rotary

  • noun a road junction at which traffic streams circularly around a central island
    traffic circle; circle; roundabout.
    • the accident blocked all traffic at the rotary
  • noun electrical converter consisting of a synchronous machine that converts alternating to direct current or vice versa
    rotary converter; synchronous converter.

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thresh

  • verb move or stir about violently
    thresh about; thrash about; convulse; jactitate; slash; toss; thrash.
    • The feverish patient thrashed around in his bed
  • verb move like a flail; thresh about
    flail.
    • Her arms were flailing

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voting

  • noun a choice that is made by counting the number of people in favor of each alternative
    vote; ballot; balloting.
    • there were only 17 votes in favor of the motion
    • they allowed just one vote per person
  • verb express one's preference for a candidate or for a measure or resolution; cast a vote
    vote.
    • He voted for the motion
    • None of the Democrats voted last night

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yank

  • verb pull, or move with a sudden movement
    jerk.
    • He turned the handle and jerked the door open
  • noun an American who lives in the North (especially during the American Civil War)
    Northerner; Yankee.

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pavan

  • noun music composed for dancing the pavane
    pavane.
  • noun a stately court dance of the 16th and 17th centuries
    pavane.

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startle_reflex

  • noun a normal reflex of young infants; a sudden loud noise causes the child to stretch out the arms and flex the legs
    Moro reflex.

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inspire

  • verb heighten or intensify
    invigorate; enliven; animate; exalt.
    • These paintings exalt the imagination
  • verb supply the inspiration for
    • The article about the artist inspired the exhibition of his recent work

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rapture

  • noun a state of being carried away by overwhelming emotion
    ecstasy; raptus; transport; exaltation.
    • listening to sweet music in a perfect rapture"- Charles Dickens
  • noun a state of elated bliss
    ecstasy.

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precarious

  • adjective satellite affording no ease or reassurance
    unstable.
    • a precarious truce
  • adjective satellite fraught with danger
    touch-and-go; parlous; perilous.
    • dangerous waters
    • a parlous journey on stormy seas
    • a perilous voyage across the Atlantic in a small boat
    • the precarious life of an undersea diver
    • dangerous surgery followed by a touch-and-go recovery

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ending

  • noun the end of a word (a suffix or inflectional ending or final morpheme)
    termination.
    • I don't like words that have -ism as an ending
  • noun the act of ending something
    termination; conclusion.
    • the termination of the agreement

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african-american_music

  • noun music created by African-American musicians; early forms were songs that had a melodic line and a strong rhythmic beat with repeated choruses
    black music.

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cracker_bonbon

  • noun a party favor consisting of a paper roll (usually containing candy or a small favor) that pops when pulled at both ends
    cracker; snapper.

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earth

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

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seismic_disturbance

  • noun an instance of agitation of the earth's crust
    shock.
    • the first shock of the earthquake came shortly after noon while workers were at lunch

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be_active

  • verb be in a state of action
    move.
    • she is always moving

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caper

  • noun any of numerous plants of the genus Capparis
  • noun pickled flower buds used as a pungent relish in various dishes and sauces

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squirmer

  • noun one who can't stay still (especially a child)
    wiggler; wriggler.
    • the toddler was a real wiggler on plane trips

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move_back_and_forth

  • verb move in one direction and then into the opposite direction

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claude

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stravinsky

  • noun composer who was born in Russia but lived in the United States after 1939 (1882-1971)
    Igor Stravinsky; Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky.
  • noun the music of Stravinsky
    • Stravinsky no longer causes riots in the streets

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symphonic

  • adjective relating to or characteristic or suggestive of a symphony
    • symphonic choir
  • adjective satellite harmonious in sound
    symphonious.
    • the symphonic hum of a million insects

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wasting

  • noun any general reduction in vitality and strength of body and mind resulting from a debilitating chronic disease
    cachexy; cachexia.
  • noun a decrease in size of an organ caused by disease or disuse
    atrophy; wasting away.

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theme

  • noun the subject matter of a conversation or discussion
    topic; subject.
    • he didn't want to discuss that subject
    • it was a very sensitive topic
    • his letters were always on the theme of love
  • noun a unifying idea that is a recurrent element in literary or artistic work
    motif.
    • it was the usual `boy gets girl' theme

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instrumentalist

  • noun someone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession)
    player; musician.

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capriole

  • noun (dressage) a vertical jump of a trained horse with a kick of the hind legs at the top of the jump
  • noun a playful leap or hop
    caper.

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do

  • noun an uproarious party
    bash; brawl.
  • noun the syllable naming the first (tonic) note of any major scale in solmization
    doh; ut.

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waltz

  • noun an assured victory (especially in an election)
    walk-in.
  • noun music composed in triple time for waltzing

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quintette

  • noun five performers or singers who perform together
    quintet.
  • noun a set of five similar things considered as a unit
    quintet; quintuple; quintuplet.

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stop

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

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hematology

  • noun the branch of medicine that deals with diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs
    haematology.

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blinking

  • noun a reflex that closes and opens the eyes rapidly
    nictitation; winking; eye blink; nictation; blink; wink.
  • verb briefly shut the eyes
    wink; nictitate; nictate; blink.
    • The TV announcer never seems to blink

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quaking_aspen

  • noun Old World aspen with a broad much-branched crown; northwestern Europe and Siberia to North Africa
    Populus tremula; European quaking aspen.

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danse

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volatility

  • noun the property of changing readily from a solid or liquid to a vapor
  • noun the trait of being unpredictably irresolute
    unpredictability.
    • the volatility of the market drove many investors away

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disco

  • noun popular dance music (especially in the late 1970s); melodic with a regular bass beat; intended mainly for dancing at discotheques
    disco music.
  • noun a public dance hall for dancing to recorded popular music
    discotheque.

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enchant

  • verb hold spellbound
    enthrall; ravish; delight; enthral; enrapture; transport.
  • verb attract; cause to be enamored
    capture; entrance; bewitch; fascinate; enamour; trance; captivate; beguile; charm; catch; becharm; enamor.
    • She captured all the men's hearts

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megacardia

  • noun an abnormal enlargement of the heart
    cardiomegaly; enlarged heart; megalocardia.
    • mild cardiomegaly is common in athletes

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ferryboat

  • noun a boat that transports people or vehicles across a body of water and operates on a regular schedule
    ferry.

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forensic_pathology

  • noun the branch of medical science that uses medical knowledge for legal purposes
    forensic medicine.
    • forensic pathology provided the evidence that convicted the murderer

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steal

  • noun an advantageous purchase
    buy; bargain.
    • she got a bargain at the auction
    • the stock was a real buy at that price
  • noun a stolen base; an instance in which a base runner advances safely during the delivery of a pitch (without the help of a hit or walk or passed ball or wild pitch)

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rate_of_flow

  • noun the amount of fluid that flows in a given time
    flow rate; flow.

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uraturia

  • noun presence of abnormally large amounts of uric acid in the urine; symptom of gout

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uncertainness

  • noun being unsettled or in doubt or dependent on chance
    precariousness; uncertainty.
    • the uncertainty of the outcome
    • the precariousness of his income

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unthawed

  • adjective satellite still frozen
    • there wasn't time to cook the unthawed turkey, so they had to settle for hotdogs
  • verb become or cause to become soft or liquid
    thaw; melt; unthaw; unfreeze; dethaw; dissolve.
    • The sun melted the ice
    • the ice thawed
    • the ice cream melted
    • The heat melted the wax
    • The giant iceberg dissolved over the years during the global warming phase
    • dethaw the meat

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electrical_shock

  • noun a reflex response to the passage of electric current through the body
    electric shock; shock.
    • subjects received a small electric shock when they made the wrong response
    • electricians get accustomed to occasional shocks

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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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queachy

Yielding or trembling under the feet, as moist or boggy ground; shaking; moving. "The queachy fens." "Godwin's queachy sands." Drayton.

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startle

  • noun a sudden involuntary movement
    jump; start.
    • he awoke with a start
  • verb to stimulate to action
    galvanise; galvanize.
    • ..startled him awake
    • galvanized into action

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bestride

  • verb get up on the back of
    hop on; get on; mount; mount up; jump on; climb on.
    • mount a horse

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cellist

  • noun someone who plays a violoncello
    violoncellist.

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odontology

  • noun the branch of medicine dealing with the anatomy and development and diseases of the teeth
    dental medicine; dentistry.

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cocktail_shaker

  • noun a shaker for mixing cocktails

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rimy

  • adjective satellite covered with frost
    frosty; rimed.
    • a frosty glass
    • hedgerows were rimed and stiff with frost"-Wm.Faulkner

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mezuzah

  • noun religious texts from Deuteronomy inscribed on parchment and rolled up in a case that is attached to the doorframe of many Jewish households in accordance with Jewish law
    mezuza.

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stretch_out

  • verb extend or stretch out to a greater or the full length
    stretch; extend; unfold.
    • Unfold the newspaper
    • stretch out that piece of cloth
    • extend the TV antenna
  • verb lie down comfortably
    stretch.
    • To enjoy the picnic, we stretched out on the grass

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roller

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

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accident

  • noun an unfortunate mishap; especially one causing damage or injury
  • noun anything that happens suddenly or by chance without an apparent cause
    fortuity; stroke; chance event.
    • winning the lottery was a happy accident
    • the pregnancy was a stroke of bad luck
    • it was due to an accident or fortuity

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log_off

  • verb exit a computer
    log out.
    • Please log off before you go home

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country

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

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ill

  • noun an often persistent bodily disorder or disease; a cause for complaining
    complaint; ailment.
  • adjective affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function
    sick.
    • ill from the monotony of his suffering

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uncertainty

  • noun being unsettled or in doubt or dependent on chance
    precariousness; uncertainness.
    • the uncertainty of the outcome
    • the precariousness of his income
  • noun the state of being unsure of something
    dubiousness; doubtfulness; doubt; dubiety; incertitude.

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medical_specialty

  • noun the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
    medicine.

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give_way

  • verb move in order to make room for someone for something
    ease up; move over; yield; give.
    • The park gave way to a supermarket
    • `Move over,' he told the crowd
  • verb break down, literally or metaphorically
    collapse; founder; give; break; cave in; fall in.
    • The wall collapsed
    • The business collapsed
    • The dam broke
    • The roof collapsed
    • The wall gave in
    • The roof finally gave under the weight of the ice

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receiver

  • noun set that receives radio or tv signals
    receiving system.
  • noun (law) a person (usually appointed by a court of law) who liquidates assets or preserves them for the benefit of affected parties
    liquidator.

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uratemia

  • noun presence of abnormal amounts of uric acid salts in the blood; symptom of gout

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shiftiness

  • noun the quality of being a slippery rascal
    slipperiness; rascality; trickiness.
  • noun the quality of being changeable in direction
    • the shiftiness of the wind caused the boat to veer unpredictably

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tone

  • noun the quality of a person's voice
    tone of voice.
    • he began in a conversational tone
    • he spoke in a nervous tone of voice
  • noun (linguistics) a pitch or change in pitch of the voice that serves to distinguish words in tonal languages
    • the Beijing dialect uses four tones

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character

  • noun an imaginary person represented in a work of fiction (play or film or story)
    fictional character; fictitious character.
    • she is the main character in the novel
  • noun a characteristic property that defines the apparent individual nature of something
    lineament; quality.
    • each town has a quality all its own
    • the radical character of our demands

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dawdler

  • noun someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind
    poke; laggard; drone; lagger; trailer.

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hygiene

  • noun a condition promoting sanitary practices
    • personal hygiene
  • noun the science concerned with the prevention of illness and maintenance of health
    hygienics.

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melodic_line

  • noun a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence
    melodic phrase; air; strain; melody; line; tune.
    • she was humming an air from Beethoven

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calefaction

  • noun the property of being warming
    incalescence.

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pregnancy

  • noun the state of being pregnant; the period from conception to birth when a woman carries a developing fetus in her uterus
    maternity; gestation.

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saraband

  • noun music composed for dancing the saraband
  • noun a stately court dance of the 17th and 18th centuries; in slow time

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bideford

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plantar

  • adjective relating to or occurring on the undersurface of the foot
    • plantar warts can be very painful

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faltering

  • noun the act of pausing uncertainly
    falter; hesitation; waver.
    • there was a hesitation in his speech
  • verb be unsure or weak
    falter; waver.
    • Their enthusiasm is faltering

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submarine

  • noun a submersible warship usually armed with torpedoes
    U-boat; sub; pigboat.
  • noun a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the United States
    wedge; bomber; hero; sub; hero sandwich; poor boy; zep; Cuban sandwich; grinder; torpedo; hoagie; Italian sandwich; hoagy; submarine sandwich.

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rocking_chair

  • noun a chair mounted on rockers
    rocker.

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leitmotiv

  • noun a melodic phrase that accompanies the reappearance of a person or situation (as in Wagner's operas)
    leitmotif.

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ringer

  • noun a person who rings church bells (as for summoning the congregation)
    toller; bell ringer.
  • noun a person who is almost identical to another
    clone; dead ringer.

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scarecrow

  • noun an effigy in the shape of a man to frighten birds away from seeds
    scarer; bird-scarer; strawman; straw man.

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warmth

  • noun the sensation caused by heat energy
    heat.
  • noun a warmhearted feeling
    warmheartedness.

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shrinking_violet

  • noun someone who shrinks from familiarity with others
    shy person.

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nightwalker

  • noun terrestrial worm that burrows into and helps aerate soil; often surfaces when the ground is cool or wet; used as bait by anglers
    earthworm; angleworm; dew worm; fishworm; wiggler; fishing worm; red worm; nightcrawler; crawler.

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excite

  • verb arouse or elicit a feeling
  • verb act as a stimulant
    stimulate.
    • The book stimulated her imagination
    • This play stimulates

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impermanency

  • noun the property of not existing for indefinitely long durations
    impermanence.

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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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perpetual_motion

  • noun motion that continues indefinitely without any external source of energy; impossible in practice because of friction

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haemoptysis

  • noun coughing up blood from the respiratory tract; usually indicates a severe infection of the bronchi or lungs
    hemoptysis.

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chill

  • noun coldness due to a cold environment
    iciness; gelidity.
  • noun an almost pleasurable sensation of fright
    frisson; quiver; thrill; shudder; shiver; tingle.
    • a frisson of surprise shot through him

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diffract

  • verb undergo diffraction
    • laser light diffracts electrons

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apprehension

  • noun fearful expectation or anticipation
    apprehensiveness; dread.
    • the student looked around the examination room with apprehension
  • noun the cognitive condition of someone who understands
    savvy; discernment; understanding.
    • he has virtually no understanding of social cause and effect

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cracker

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

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air

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

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thrash

  • noun a swimming kick used while treading water
  • verb give a thrashing to; beat hard
    lam; thresh; flail.

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syncopate

  • verb omit a sound or letter in a word
    • syncopate a word
  • verb modify the rhythm by stressing or accenting a weak beat

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voice

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

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chilling

  • noun the process of becoming cooler; a falling temperature
    cooling; temperature reduction.
  • verb depress or discourage
    chill.
    • The news of the city's surrender chilled the soldiers

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ephemerality

  • noun the property of lasting for a very short time
    fleetingness; ephemeralness.

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diaphragm

  • noun a mechanical device in a camera that controls size of aperture of the lens
    stop.
    • the new cameras adjust the diaphragm automatically
  • noun (anatomy) a muscular partition separating the abdominal and thoracic cavities; functions in respiration
    midriff.

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remount

  • noun a fresh horse especially (formerly) to replace one killed or injured in battle
  • verb mount again
    • he remounted his horse

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conditioned

  • adjective established by conditioning or learning
    learned.
    • a conditioned response
  • verb establish a conditioned response
    condition.

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player

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

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move_reflexively

  • verb move in an uncontrolled manner
    move involuntarily.

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in

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

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pathology

  • noun the branch of medical science that studies the causes and nature and effects of diseases
  • noun any deviation from a healthy or normal condition

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rock_'n'_roll_musician

  • noun a performer or composer or fan of rock music
    rocker.

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mouse

  • noun any of numerous small rodents typically resembling diminutive rats having pointed snouts and small ears on elongated bodies with slender usually hairless tails
  • noun a swollen bruise caused by a blow to the eye
    black eye; shiner.

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abscess

  • noun symptom consisting of a localized collection of pus surrounded by inflamed tissue

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succussion

  • noun shaking a person to determine whether a large amount of liquid is present in a body cavity

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jolting

  • adjective causing or characterized by jolts and irregular movements
    jumpy; rocky; jolty; bumpy; rough.
    • a rough ride
  • verb move or cause to move with a sudden jerky motion
    jar; jolt.

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make

  • noun a recognizable kind
    brand.
    • there's a new brand of hero in the movies now
    • what make of car is that?
  • noun the act of mixing cards haphazardly
    shuffle; shuffling.

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honk

  • noun the cry of a goose (or any sound resembling this)
  • verb make a loud noise
    beep; toot; claxon; blare.
    • The horns of the taxis blared

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musical_theme

  • noun (music) melodic subject of a musical composition
    melodic theme; theme; idea.
    • the theme is announced in the first measures
    • the accompanist picked up the idea and elaborated it

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harmony

  • noun compatibility in opinion and action
    harmoniousness.
  • noun the structure of music with respect to the composition and progression of chords
    musical harmony.

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straw_man

  • noun a person used as a cover for some questionable activity
    figurehead; nominal head; front; strawman; front man.
  • noun a weak or sham argument set up to be easily refuted
    strawman.

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idyl

  • noun a musical composition that evokes rural life
    pastorale; idyll; pastoral.
  • noun a short poem descriptive of rural or pastoral life
    bucolic; idyll; eclogue.

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fuss

  • noun an excited state of agitation
    pother; tizzy; dither; flap.
    • he was in a dither
    • there was a terrible flap about the theft
  • noun an angry disturbance
    bother; trouble; hassle.
    • he didn't want to make a fuss
    • they had labor trouble
    • a spot of bother

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snappy

  • adjective satellite apt to speak irritably
    snappish.
    • a snappish tone of voice
  • adjective satellite smart and fashionable
    whipping.
    • snappy conversation
    • some sharp and whipping lines

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social

  • noun a party of people assembled to promote sociability and communal activity
    mixer; sociable.
  • adjective relating to human society and its members
    societal.
    • social institutions
    • societal evolution
    • societal forces
    • social legislation

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anesthesiology

  • noun the branch of medical science that studies and applies anesthetics

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deflect

  • verb prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening
    stave off; avert; debar; avoid; obviate; head off; forefend; fend off; ward off; forfend.
    • Let's avoid a confrontation
    • head off a confrontation
    • avert a strike
  • verb turn from a straight course, fixed direction, or line of interest
    bend; turn away.

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delight

  • noun a feeling of extreme pleasure or satisfaction
    delectation.
    • his delight to see her was obvious to all
  • noun something or someone that provides a source of happiness
    joy; pleasure.
    • a joy to behold
    • the pleasure of his company
    • the new car is a delight

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stopgap

  • noun something contrived to meet an urgent need or emergency
    make-do; makeshift.

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regurgitation

  • noun backflow of blood through a defective heart valve
  • noun recall after rote memorization
    • he complained that school was just memorization and regurgitation

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angle

  • noun the space between two lines or planes that intersect; the inclination of one line to another; measured in degrees or radians
  • noun a biased way of looking at or presenting something
    slant.

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nip

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

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tune

  • noun a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence
    melodic phrase; air; melodic line; strain; melody; line.
    • she was humming an air from Beethoven
  • noun the property of producing accurately a note of a given pitch
    • he cannot sing in tune
    • the clarinet was out of tune

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gunboat

  • noun a small shallow-draft boat carrying mounted guns; used by costal patrols

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prodroma

  • noun an early symptom that a disease is developing or that an attack is about to occur
    prodrome.

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low_temperature

  • noun the absence of heat
    frigidness; cold; coldness; frigidity.
    • the coldness made our breath visible
    • come in out of the cold
    • cold is a vasoconstrictor

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prodrome

  • noun an early symptom that a disease is developing or that an attack is about to occur
    prodroma.

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drip

  • noun flowing in drops; the formation and falling of drops of liquid
    trickle; dribble.
    • there's a drip through the roof
  • noun the sound of a liquid falling drop by drop
    dripping.
    • the constant sound of dripping irritated him

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ragged

  • adjective satellite being or dressed in clothes that are worn or torn
    • clothes as ragged as a scarecrow's
    • a ragged tramp
  • verb treat cruelly
    bedevil; rag; crucify; dun; frustrate; torment.
    • The children tormented the stuttering teacher

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shakiness

  • noun a shaky motion
    quiver; quivering; vibration; palpitation; trembling; shaking.
    • the shaking of his fingers as he lit his pipe
  • noun the quality of being unstable and insecure
    • the shakiness of the present regime

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coldness

  • noun the sensation produced by low temperatures
    cold.
    • he shivered from the cold
    • the cold helped clear his head
  • noun a lack of affection or enthusiasm
    frigidness; coolness; iciness; chilliness; frigidity.
    • a distressing coldness of tone and manner

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goose_skin

  • noun reflex erection of hairs of the skin in response to cold or emotional stress or skin irritation
    horripilation; goose bump; gooseflesh; goose pimple; goosebump; pilomotor reflex.

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strike_out

  • verb remove from a list
    mark; cross out; strike off; cross off.
    • Cross the name of the dead person off the list
  • verb put out or be put out by a strikeout
    • Oral struck out three batters to close the inning

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musical

  • noun a play or film whose action and dialogue is interspersed with singing and dancing
    musical comedy; musical theater.
  • adjective characterized by or capable of producing music
    • a musical evening
    • musical instruments

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lutenist

  • noun a musician who plays the lute
    lutanist; lutist.
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