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uncertainness (Also uncertainnesses) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to uncertainness

similarity

  • noun the quality of being similar
  • noun a Gestalt principle of organization holding that (other things being equal) parts of a stimulus field that are similar to each other tend to be perceived as belonging together as a unit
    law of similarity.

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paper_tiger

  • noun the nature of a person or organization that appears powerful but is actually powerless and ineffectual
    • he reminded Mao that the paper tiger had nuclear teeth

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mentally_ill

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

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electricity

  • noun a physical phenomenon associated with stationary or moving electrons and protons
  • noun energy made available by the flow of electric charge through a conductor
    electrical energy.
    • they built a car that runs on electricity

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dolichocephalism

  • noun the quality of being dolichocephalic
    dolichocephaly.

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originality

  • noun the ability to think and act independently
  • noun the quality of being new and original (not derived from something else)

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unsuitableness

  • noun the quality of having the wrong properties for a specific purpose
    ineptness; unsuitability.

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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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daze

  • noun the feeling of distress and disbelief that you have when something bad happens accidentally
    shock; stupor.
    • his mother's death left him in a daze
    • he was numb with shock
  • noun confusion characterized by lack of clarity
    haze; fog.

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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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sway

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

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worth

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

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informality

  • noun a manner that does not take forms and ceremonies seriously
  • noun freedom from constraint or embarrassment
    ease.
    • I am never at ease with strangers

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sinking

  • noun a descent as through liquid (especially through water)
    • they still talk about the sinking of the Titanic
  • noun a slow fall or decline (as for lack of strength)
    • after several hours of sinking an unexpected rally rescued the market
    • he could not control the sinking of his legs

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conjecture

  • noun a hypothesis that has been formed by speculating or conjecturing (usually with little hard evidence)
    speculation.
    • speculations about the outcome of the election
    • he dismissed it as mere conjecture
  • noun a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence
    guess; supposition; surmisal; hypothesis; speculation; surmise.

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risk

  • noun a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune
    endangerment; jeopardy; peril; hazard.
    • drinking alcohol is a health hazard
  • noun a venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury
    peril; danger.
    • he saw the rewards but not the risks of crime
    • there was a danger he would do the wrong thing

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undiscoverable

  • adjective satellite not able to be ascertained; resisting discovery
    unascertainable.

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productiveness

  • noun the quality of being productive or having the power to produce
    productivity.

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manic

  • adjective satellite affected with or marked by frenzy or mania uncontrolled by reason
    frenzied.
    • a frenzied attack
    • a frenzied mob
    • the prosecutor's frenzied denunciation of the accused"- H.W.Carter
    • outbursts of drunken violence and manic activity and creativity

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equivocation

  • noun a statement that is not literally false but that cleverly avoids an unpleasant truth
    evasion.
  • noun intentionally vague or ambiguous
    prevarication; evasiveness.

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manipulability

  • noun the quality of being controllable by skilled movements of the hands

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slipperiness

  • noun a slippery smoothness
    slickness; slick; slip.
    • he could feel the slickness of the tiller
  • noun the quality of being a slippery rascal
    shiftiness; rascality; trickiness.

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irresoluteness

  • noun the trait of being irresolute; lacking firmness of purpose
    irresolution.

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genteelness

  • noun elegance by virtue of fineness of manner and expression
    breeding; gentility.

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demerit

  • noun a mark against a person for misconduct or failure; usually given in school or armed forces
    • ten demerits and he loses his privileges
  • noun the quality of being inadequate or falling short of perfection
    fault.
    • they discussed the merits and demerits of her novel
    • he knew his own faults much better than she did

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artistic_production

  • noun the creation of beautiful or significant things
    artistic creation; art.
    • art does not need to be innovative to be good
    • I was never any good at art
    • he said that architecture is the art of wasting space beautifully

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impenetrability

  • noun the quality of being impenetrable (by people or light or missiles etc.)
    imperviousness.
  • noun incomprehensibility by virtue of being too dense to understand
    impenetrableness.

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convenience

  • noun the state of being suitable or opportune
    • chairs arranged for his own convenience
  • noun the quality of being useful and convenient
    • they offered the convenience of an installment plan

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remoteness

  • noun the property of being remote
    farawayness; farness.
  • noun a disposition to be distant and unsympathetic in manner
    withdrawnness; aloofness; standoffishness.

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inutility

  • noun the quality of having no practical use
    unusefulness; uselessness.

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cloudiness

  • noun the state of the sky when it is covered by clouds
    cloud cover; overcast.
  • noun gloomy semidarkness caused by cloud cover
    overcast.

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crookedness

  • noun a tortuous and twisted shape or position
    tortuousness; contortion; tortuosity; torsion.
    • they built a tree house in the tortuosities of its boughs
    • the acrobat performed incredible contortions
  • noun having or distinguished by crooks or curves or bends or angles

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degeneracy

  • noun the state of being degenerate in mental or moral qualities
    degeneration; decadence; decadency.
  • noun moral perversion; impairment of virtue and moral principles
    putrefaction; depravation; depravity; corruption.
    • the luxury and corruption among the upper classes
    • moral degeneracy followed intellectual degeneration
    • its brothels, its opium parlors, its depravity
    • Rome had fallen into moral putrefaction

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intermittency

  • noun the quality of being intermittent; subject to interruption or periodic stopping
    intermittence.

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causeless

  • adjective satellite having no justifying cause or reason
    reasonless.
    • a senseless, causeless murder
    • a causeless war that never had an aim
    • an apparently arbitrary and reasonless change
  • adjective satellite having no cause or apparent cause
    fortuitous; uncaused.
    • a causeless miracle
    • fortuitous encounters--strange accidents of fortune
    • we cannot regard artistic invention as...uncaused and unrelated to the times

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unevenness

  • noun the quality of being uneven and lacking uniformity
    variability.
  • noun the quality of being unbalanced

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naif

  • noun a naive or inexperienced person
  • adjective marked by or showing unaffected simplicity and lack of guile or worldly experience
    naive.
    • a teenager's naive ignorance of life
    • the naive assumption that things can only get better
    • this naive simple creature with wide friendly eyes so eager to believe appearances

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emptiness

  • noun the state of containing nothing
  • noun having an empty stomach

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intermittence

  • noun the quality of being intermittent; subject to interruption or periodic stopping
    intermittency.

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worthlessness

  • noun having no qualities that would render it valuable or useful
    ineptitude.
    • the drill sergeant's intent was to convince all the recruits of their worthlessness
  • noun the quality of being without practical use

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even

  • noun the latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall)
    eventide; evening; eve.
    • he enjoyed the evening light across the lake
  • verb make level or straight
    even out; level; flush.
    • level the ground

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understandability

  • noun the quality of comprehensible language or thought
    comprehensibility.

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inelegance

  • noun the quality of lacking refinement and good taste

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blastogenesis

  • noun asexual reproduction by budding
  • noun theory that inherited characteristics are transmitted by germ plasm

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poison

  • noun any substance that causes injury or illness or death of a living organism
    toxicant; poisonous substance.
  • noun anything that harms or destroys
    • the poison of fascism

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haze

  • noun atmospheric moisture or dust or smoke that causes reduced visibility
  • noun confusion characterized by lack of clarity
    fog; daze.

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tinker

  • noun a person who enjoys fixing and experimenting with machines and their parts
    tinkerer.
  • noun formerly a person (traditionally a Gypsy) who traveled from place to place mending pots and kettles and other metal utensils as a way to earn a living

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reconstruction

  • noun the activity of constructing something again
  • noun the period after the American Civil War when the southern states were reorganized and reintegrated into the Union; 1865-1877
    Reconstruction Period.

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blur

  • noun a hazy or indistinct representation
    fuzz.
    • it happened so fast it was just a blur
    • he tried to clear his head of the whisky fuzz
  • verb become glassy; lose clear vision
    glaze over; film over.
    • Her eyes glazed over from lack of sleep

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net

  • noun a computer network consisting of a worldwide network of computer networks that use the TCP/IP network protocols to facilitate data transmission and exchange
    cyberspace; internet.
  • noun a trap made of netting to catch fish or birds or insects

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arability

  • noun the quality of land that is appropriate for cultivation

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solidness

  • noun the state in which a substance has no tendency to flow under moderate stress; resists forces (such as compression) that tend to deform it; and retains a definite size and shape
    solid; solid state.
  • noun the consistency of a solid
    solidity.

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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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dead_reckoning

  • noun an estimate based on little or no information
    guesswork; guess; shot; guessing.
  • noun navigation without the aid of celestial observations

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anthropology

  • noun the social science that studies the origins and social relationships of human beings

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refinement

  • noun a highly developed state of perfection; having a flawless or impeccable quality
    culture; polish; cultivation; finish.
    • they performed with great polish
    • I admired the exquisite refinement of his prose
    • almost an inspiration which gives to all work that finish which is almost art"--Joseph Conrad
  • noun the result of improving something
    elaboration.
    • he described a refinement of this technique

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muddiness

  • noun the wetness of ground that is covered or soaked with water
    wateriness; sloppiness.
    • the baseball game was canceled because of the wateriness of the outfield
    • the water's muddiness made it undrinkable
    • the sloppiness of a rainy November day
  • noun a mental state characterized by a lack of clear and orderly thought and behavior
    confusion; disarray; confusedness; mental confusion.
    • a confusion of impressions

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orthodoxy

  • noun the quality of being orthodox (especially in religion)
  • noun a belief or orientation agreeing with conventional standards

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distinctness

  • noun the quality of being sharp and clear
    sharpness.
  • noun the state of being several and distinct
    discreteness; severalty; separateness.

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unstableness

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

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vulnerability

  • noun the state of being vulnerable or exposed
    exposure.
    • his vulnerability to litigation
    • his exposure to ridicule
  • noun susceptibility to injury or attack

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credit

  • noun approval
    recognition.
    • give her recognition for trying
    • he was given credit for his work
    • give her credit for trying
  • noun money available for a client to borrow

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dimness

  • noun the state of being poorly illuminated
    duskiness.
  • noun the property of lights or sounds that lack brilliance or are reduced in intensity
    subduedness.

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contractility

  • noun the capability or quality of shrinking or contracting, especially by muscle fibers and even some other forms of living matter

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drabness

  • noun having a drab or dowdy quality; lacking stylishness or elegance
    dowdiness; homeliness.

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highly

  • adverb to a high degree or extent; favorably or with much respect
    extremely.
    • highly successful
    • He spoke highly of her
    • does not think highly of his writing
    • extremely interesting
  • adverb at a high rate or wage
    • highly paid workers

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moral

  • noun the significance of a story or event
    lesson.
    • the moral of the story is to love thy neighbor
  • adjective concerned with principles of right and wrong or conforming to standards of behavior and character based on those principles
    • moral sense
    • a moral scrutiny
    • a moral lesson
    • a moral quandary
    • moral convictions
    • a moral life

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fortuitousness

  • noun the quality of happening accidentally and by lucky chance

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cogency

  • noun persuasive relevance
  • noun the quality of being valid and rigorous
    rigor; rigour; validity.

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particularity

  • noun the quality of being particular and pertaining to a specific case or instance
    specialness.
    • the particularity of human situations

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unfixed

  • adjective not firmly placed or set or fastened
  • adjective satellite lacking definition or definite content
    nebulous.
    • nebulous reasons
    • unfixed as were her general notions of what men ought to be"- Jane Austen

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negativist

  • noun someone who refuses to do what is asked or does the opposite of what is asked
  • noun someone who is resigned to defeat without offering positive suggestions
    defeatist.

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insecurity

  • noun the state of being subject to danger or injury
  • noun the anxiety you experience when you feel vulnerable and insecure

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gloss

  • noun an explanation or definition of an obscure word in a text
    rubric.
  • noun an alphabetical list of technical terms in some specialized field of knowledge; usually published as an appendix to a text on that field
    glossary.

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negative

  • noun a reply of denial
    • he answered in the negative
  • noun a piece of photographic film showing an image with light and shade or colors reversed

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definiteness

  • noun the quality of being predictable with great confidence
    determinateness.

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call

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

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passport

  • noun any authorization to pass or go somewhere
    pass.
    • the pass to visit had a strict time limit
  • noun a document issued by a country to a citizen allowing that person to travel abroad and re-enter the home country

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changelessness

  • noun the property of remaining unchanged
  • noun the quality of being unchangeable; having a marked tendency to remain unchanged
    unchangeableness; unchangeability; unchangingness.

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tell

  • verb express in words
    state; say.
    • He said that he wanted to marry her
    • tell me what is bothering you
    • state your opinion
    • state your name
  • noun a Swiss patriot who lived in the early 14th century and who was renowned for his skill as an archer; according to legend an Austrian governor compelled him to shoot an apple from his son's head with his crossbow (which he did successfully without mishap)
    William Tell.

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negativism

  • noun characterized by habitual skepticism and a disagreeable tendency to deny or oppose or resist suggestions or commands
    negativeness; negativity.

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holy

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

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muse

  • noun the source of an artist's inspiration
    • Euterpe was his muse
  • noun in ancient Greek mythology any of 9 daughters of Zeus and Mnemosyne; protector of an art or science

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loony

  • noun someone deranged and possibly dangerous
    weirdo; crazy; looney; nutcase.
  • adjective satellite informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
    loco; wacky; loopy; bats; haywire; nuts; balmy; kooky; nutty; barmy; around the bend; buggy; kookie; whacky; crackers; round the bend; daft; dotty; batty; cracked; fruity; bonkers.
    • it used to drive my husband balmy

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insecureness

  • noun the state of being exposed to risk or anxiety

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qualm

  • noun uneasiness about the fitness of an action
    scruple; misgiving.
  • noun a mild state of nausea
    squeamishness; queasiness.

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midas_touch

  • noun an ability to make and manage large amounts of money

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ineptness

  • noun unskillfulness resulting from a lack of training
    awkwardness; ineptitude; maladroitness; clumsiness; slowness.
  • noun the quality of having the wrong properties for a specific purpose
    unsuitableness; unsuitability.

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word

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

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self-styled

  • adjective satellite as claimed by and for yourself often without justification
    soi-disant.
    • the self-styled `doctor' has no degree of any kind

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transparence

  • noun permitting the free passage of electromagnetic radiation
    transparency.
  • noun the quality of being clear and transparent
    transparentness; transparency.

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transparency

  • noun permitting the free passage of electromagnetic radiation
    transparence.
  • noun the quality of being clear and transparent
    transparence; transparentness.

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crackers

  • adjective satellite informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
    loco; wacky; loopy; bats; haywire; nuts; balmy; kooky; nutty; barmy; around the bend; buggy; kookie; loony; whacky; round the bend; daft; dotty; batty; cracked; fruity; bonkers.
    • it used to drive my husband balmy
  • noun a thin crisp wafer made of flour and water with or without leavening and shortening; unsweetened or semisweet
    cracker.

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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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quivering

  • noun a shaky motion
    quiver; vibration; palpitation; trembling; shakiness; shaking.
    • the shaking of his fingers as he lit his pipe
  • noun the act of vibrating
    quiver; vibration.

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virtu

  • noun love of or taste for fine objects of art
    connoisseurship; vertu.
  • noun artistic quality
    vertu.

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lure

  • noun qualities that attract by seeming to promise some kind of reward
    come-on; enticement.
  • noun anything that serves as an enticement
    come-on; bait; sweetener; hook.

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variableness

  • noun the quality of being subject to variation
    variability; variance.

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powerfulness

  • noun possession of controlling influence
    power.
    • the deterrent power of nuclear weapons
    • the power of his love saved her
    • his powerfulness was concealed by a gentle facade

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jumble

  • noun a confused multitude of things
    welter; muddle; smother; clutter; mare's nest; fuddle.
  • noun small flat ring-shaped cake or cookie
    jumbal.

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motherliness

  • noun the quality of having or showing the tenderness and warmth and affection of or befitting a mother
    maternalism; maternity; maternal quality.
    • the girl's motherliness made her invaluable in caring for the children

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barbarousness

  • noun the quality of being shockingly cruel and inhumane
    atrocity; heinousness; atrociousness; barbarity.

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nuts

  • adjective satellite informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
    loco; wacky; loopy; bats; haywire; balmy; kooky; nutty; barmy; around the bend; buggy; kookie; loony; whacky; crackers; round the bend; daft; dotty; batty; cracked; fruity; bonkers.
    • it used to drive my husband balmy
  • noun usually large hard-shelled seed
    nut.

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hot

  • adjective used of physical heat; having a high or higher than desirable temperature or giving off heat or feeling or causing a sensation of heat or burning
    • hot stove
    • hot water
    • a hot August day
    • a hot stuffy room
    • she's hot and tired
    • a hot forehead
  • adjective satellite characterized by violent and forceful activity or movement; very intense
    raging.
    • the fighting became hot and heavy
    • a hot engagement
    • a raging battle
    • the river became a raging torrent

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answer

  • noun a statement (either spoken or written) that is made to reply to a question or request or criticism or accusation
    reply; response.
    • I waited several days for his answer
    • he wrote replies to several of his critics
  • noun a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem
    solvent; resolution; solution; result.
    • they were trying to find a peaceful solution
    • the answers were in the back of the book
    • he computed the result to four decimal places

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ordinary

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

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unquestionableness

  • noun the quality of being beyond question or dispute or doubt
    unquestionability; indubitability; indisputability.

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undesirable

  • noun one whose presence is undesirable
    • rounding up vagrants and drunks and other undesirables
  • adjective not wanted
    unwanted.
    • undesirable impurities in steel
    • legislation excluding undesirable aliens
    • removed the unwanted vegetation

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abstraction

  • noun a concept or idea not associated with any specific instance
    abstract.
    • he loved her only in the abstract--not in person
  • noun the act of withdrawing or removing something

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uselessness

  • noun the quality of having no practical use
    unusefulness; inutility.

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beauty

  • noun the qualities that give pleasure to the senses
  • noun a very attractive or seductive looking woman
    sweetheart; peach; knockout; lulu; smasher; stunner; ravisher; mantrap; dish; looker.

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insecure

  • adjective not firm or firmly fixed; likely to fail or give way
    • the hinge is insecure
  • adjective lacking in security or safety
    unsafe.
    • his fortune was increasingly insecure
    • an insecure future

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delicacy

  • noun the quality of being beautiful and delicate in appearance
    fineness; daintiness.
    • the daintiness of her touch
    • the fineness of her features
  • noun something considered choice to eat
    goody; kickshaw; treat; dainty.

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loyalty

  • noun the quality of being loyal
    trueness.
  • noun feelings of allegiance

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provability

  • noun capability of being demonstrated or logically proved
    demonstrability.

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ambivalent

  • adjective satellite uncertain or unable to decide about what course to follow
    • was ambivalent about having children

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hairlessness

  • noun the condition of being void of hair
    depilation.
  • noun the quality of not having hair

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dowdiness

  • noun having a drab or dowdy quality; lacking stylishness or elegance
    drabness; homeliness.

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curableness

  • noun capability of being cured or healed
    curability.

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dependent_upon

  • adjective satellite determined by conditions or circumstances that follow
    contingent; contingent on; contingent upon; depending on; dependent on; dependant upon; dependant on.
    • arms sales contingent on the approval of congress

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shucks

  • noun something of little value
    tinker's dam; tinker's damn; red cent; hoot; damn; darn; shit.
    • his promise is not worth a damn
    • not worth one red cent
    • not worth shucks
  • noun an expression of disappointment or irritation

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complexity

  • noun the quality of being intricate and compounded
    complexness.
    • he enjoyed the complexity of modern computers

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ultimate

  • noun the finest or most superior quality of its kind
    • the ultimate in luxury
  • adjective furthest or highest in degree or order; utmost or extreme
    • the ultimate achievement
    • the ultimate question
    • man's ultimate destiny
    • the ultimate insult
    • one's ultimate goal in life

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chemical_science

  • noun the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
    chemistry.

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atrocity

  • noun the quality of being shockingly cruel and inhumane
    barbarousness; heinousness; atrociousness; barbarity.
  • noun an act of atrocious cruelty
    inhumanity.

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chokehold

  • noun complete power over a person or situation
    stranglehold; throttlehold.
    • corporations have a stranglehold on the media
    • the president applied a chokehold to labor disputes that inconvenienced the public
  • noun a restraining hold; someone loops the arm around the neck of another person in a tight grip, usually from behind
    choke hold.
    • he grabbed the woman in a chokehold, demanded her cash and jewelry, and then fled

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rankness

  • noun the property of producing abundantly and sustaining vigorous and luxuriant growth
    fertility; prolificacy; richness.
    • he praised the richness of the soil
    • weeds lovely in their rankness
  • noun the attribute of having a strong offensive smell
    foulness; malodorousness; fetidness; stinkiness.

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unworthiness

  • noun the quality or state of lacking merit or value
  • noun the quality of being not particularly suitable or befitting
    inappropriateness.
    • he retracted nothing that he had said about the inappropriateness of either a corporeal God or a God who is a person
    • his praise released from her loud protestations of her unworthiness

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inconclusive

  • adjective not conclusive; not putting an end to doubt or question
    • an inconclusive reply
    • inconclusive evidence
    • the inconclusive committee vote

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fable

  • noun a deliberately false or improbable account
    fabrication; fiction.
  • noun a short moral story (often with animal characters)
    parable; allegory; apologue.

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fidelity

  • noun accuracy with which an electronic system reproduces the sound or image of its input signal
  • noun the quality of being faithful
    faithfulness.

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wholesomeness

  • noun the quality of being beneficial and generally good for you

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better

  • noun something superior in quality or condition or effect
    • a change for the better
  • noun someone who bets
    wagerer; punter; bettor.

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awfulness

  • noun a quality of extreme unpleasantness
    dreadfulness; horridness; terribleness.

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indistinctness

  • noun the quality of being indistinct and without sharp outlines
    softness; blurriness; fogginess; fuzziness.

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production

  • noun the act or process of producing something
    • Shakespeare's production of poetry was enormous
    • the production of white blood cells
  • noun a presentation for the stage or screen or radio or television
    • have you seen the new production of Hamlet?

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cred

  • noun credibility among young fashionable urban individuals
    street credibility; street cred.

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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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penetration

  • noun an attack that penetrates into enemy territory
    incursion.
  • noun clear or deep perception of a situation
    insight.

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illegitimacy

  • noun the status of being born to parents who were not married
    bastardy; bar sinister.
  • noun unlawfulness by virtue of not being authorized by or in accordance with law

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singularity

  • noun the quality of being one of a kind
    uniqueness.
    • that singularity distinguished him from all his companions
  • noun strangeness by virtue of being remarkable or unusual

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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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sleaziness

  • noun morally dishonorable
    • an embarrassing sleaziness that I hope will be corrected by the more ethical newspapers
  • noun a lack of elegance as a consequence of wearing threadbare or dirty clothing
    shabbiness; manginess; seediness.

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gloom

  • noun a state of partial or total darkness
    sombreness; somberness.
    • he struck a match to dispel the gloom
  • noun a feeling of melancholy apprehension
    gloominess; sombreness; somberness.

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mental_rejection

  • noun doubt about the truth of something
    skepticism; incredulity; disbelief.

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paltriness

  • noun worthlessness due to insignificance
    sorriness.

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discomposure

  • noun anxious embarrassment
    disconcertment; disconcertion; discomfiture.
  • noun a temperament that is perturbed and lacking in composure

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mistrust

  • noun doubt about someone's honesty
    distrust; suspicion; misgiving.
  • noun the trait of not trusting others
    distrust; distrustfulness.

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presupposition

  • noun the act of presupposing; a supposition made prior to having knowledge (as for the purpose of argument)

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capricious

  • adjective satellite changeable
    freakish.
    • a capricious summer breeze
    • freakish weather
  • adjective satellite determined by chance or impulse or whim rather than by necessity or reason
    whimsical; impulsive.
    • a capricious refusal
    • authoritarian rulers are frequently capricious
    • the victim of whimsical persecutions

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fitness

  • noun the quality of being suitable
    fittingness.
    • they had to prove their fitness for the position
  • noun good physical condition; being in shape or in condition
    physical fitness.

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luck

  • noun your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you)
    fortune; destiny; fate; portion; lot; circumstances.
    • whatever my fortune may be
    • deserved a better fate
    • has a happy lot
    • the luck of the Irish
    • a victim of circumstances
    • success that was her portion
  • noun an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another
    chance; fortune; hazard.
    • bad luck caused his downfall
    • we ran into each other by pure chance

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fortuity

  • noun anything that happens suddenly or by chance without an apparent cause
    stroke; accident; 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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incommodiousness

  • noun an inconvenient discomfort
    inconvenience.

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mundanity

  • noun the quality or character of being intellectually sophisticated and worldly through cultivation or experience or disillusionment
    mundaneness; worldliness; sophistication.
  • noun the quality of being commonplace and ordinary
    mundaneness; ordinariness.

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unboundedness

  • noun the quality of being infinite; without bound or limit
    limitlessness; infinitude; infiniteness; boundlessness.

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open

  • noun a clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water
    clear.
    • finally broke out of the forest into the open
  • noun where the air is unconfined
    out-of-doors; open air; outdoors.
    • he wanted to get outdoors a little
    • the concert was held in the open air
    • camping in the open

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forte

  • noun an asset of special worth or utility
    strong suit; strength; speciality; strong point; specialty; long suit; metier.
    • cooking is his forte
  • noun (music) loud
    fortissimo.

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ingenuousness

  • noun the quality of innocent naivete
    naturalness; artlessness; innocence.
  • noun openly straightforward or frank

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easiness

  • noun a feeling of refreshing tranquility and an absence of tension or worry
    relaxation.
    • the easiness we feel when sleeping
  • noun freedom from difficulty or hardship or effort
    simplicity; ease; simpleness.
    • he rose through the ranks with apparent ease
    • they put it into containers for ease of transportation
    • the very easiness of the deed held her back

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showstopper

  • noun an act so striking or impressive that the show must be delayed until the audience quiets down
    stopper; show-stopper.
  • noun something that is strikingly attractive or has great popular appeal
    show-stopper.
    • she has a show-stopper of a smile
    • the brilliant orange flowers against the green foliage were a showstopper

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unsatisfactoriness

  • noun the quality of being inadequate or unsuitable

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linear

  • adjective designating or involving an equation whose terms are of the first degree
    additive.
  • adjective of or in or along or relating to a line; involving a single dimension
    one-dimensional.
    • a linear measurement

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assured

  • adjective satellite marked by assurance; exhibiting confidence
    • she paints with an assured hand
  • verb make certain of
    insure; assure; ensure; secure; guarantee.
    • This nest egg will ensure a nice retirement for us
    • Preparation will guarantee success!

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veto

  • noun a vote that blocks a decision
  • noun the power or right to prohibit or reject a proposed or intended act (especially the power of a chief executive to reject a bill passed by the legislature)

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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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aboriginal

  • noun an indigenous person who was born in a particular place
    indigen; indigene; aborigine; native.
    • the art of the natives of the northwest coast
    • the Canadian government scrapped plans to tax the grants to aboriginal college students
  • noun a dark-skinned member of a race of people living in Australia when Europeans arrived
    Aborigine; Australian Aborigine; native Australian; Abo.

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stochasticity

  • noun the quality of lacking any predictable order or plan
    randomness; noise; haphazardness.

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estimate

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

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maniac

  • noun an insane person
    madman; lunatic.
  • noun a person who has an obsession with or excessive enthusiasm for something

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correctness

  • noun conformity to fact or truth
    rightness.
  • noun the quality of conformity to social expectations

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unavoidability

  • noun the quality of being impossible to avoid or evade
    ineluctability.

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explicate

  • verb make plain and comprehensible
    explain.
    • He explained the laws of physics to his students
  • verb elaborate, as of theories and hypotheses
    develop; formulate.
    • Could you develop the ideas in your thesis

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guesswork

  • noun an estimate based on little or no information
    guess; dead reckoning; shot; guessing.

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quirkiness

  • noun a strange attitude or habit
    crotchet; quirk; queerness; oddity.

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subtlety

  • noun a subtle difference in meaning or opinion or attitude
    nicety; refinement; nuance; shade.
    • without understanding the finer nuances you can't enjoy the humor
    • don't argue about shades of meaning
  • noun the quality of being difficult to detect or analyze
    niceness.
    • you had to admire the subtlety of the distinctions he drew

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hoot

  • noun a loud raucous cry (as of an owl)
  • noun a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt
    razz; boo; razzing; Bronx cheer; hiss; raspberry; bird; snort.

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coseismic

  • adjective satellite being where earthquake waves arrive simultaneously
    coseismal.

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abstractness

  • noun the quality of being considered apart from a specific instance or object

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alienage

  • noun the quality of being alien
    alienism.

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clarity

  • noun free from obscurity and easy to understand; the comprehensibility of clear expression
    limpidity; pellucidity; lucidity; lucidness; clearness.
  • noun the quality of clear water
    uncloudedness; clearness.
    • when she awoke the clarity was back in her eyes

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nastiness

  • noun a state characterized by foul or disgusting dirt and refuse
    filth; filthiness; foulness.
  • noun malevolence by virtue of being malicious or spiteful or nasty
    spitefulness; spite; cattiness; bitchiness.

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groundlessness

  • noun the quality of lacking substance or value
    idleness.
    • the groundlessness of their report was quickly recognized

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top

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

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indeterminate

  • adjective not precisely determined or established; not fixed or known in advance
    undetermined.
    • of indeterminate age
    • a zillion is a large indeterminate number
    • an indeterminate point of law
    • the influence of environment is indeterminate
    • an indeterminate future
  • adjective having a capacity for continuing to grow at the apex
    • an indeterminate stem

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fiction

  • noun a literary work based on the imagination and not necessarily on fact
  • noun a deliberately false or improbable account
    fable; fabrication.

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unexchangeability

  • noun the quality of being incapable of exchange or interchange

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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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airs

  • noun affected manners intended to impress others
    pose.
    • don't put on airs with me
  • noun a mixture of gases (especially oxygen) required for breathing; the stuff that the wind consists of
    air.
    • air pollution
    • a smell of chemicals in the air
    • open a window and let in some air
    • I need some fresh air

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grossness

  • noun the quality of lacking taste and refinement
    coarseness; commonness; raunch; vulgarity; vulgarism.

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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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hypothetical

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

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fuzziness

  • noun the quality of being indistinct and without sharp outlines
    softness; indistinctness; blurriness; fogginess.

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indeterminateness

  • noun the quality of being vague and poorly defined
    indetermination; indefiniteness; indeterminacy; indefinity.

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piquance

  • noun a tart spicy quality
    piquantness; tanginess; zest; tang; nip; piquancy.
  • noun the quality of being agreeably stimulating or mentally exciting
    piquantness; piquancy.

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serve

  • noun (sports) a stroke that puts the ball in play
    service.
    • his powerful serves won the game
  • verb serve a purpose, role, or function
    function.
    • The tree stump serves as a table
    • The female students served as a control group
    • This table would serve very well
    • His freedom served him well
    • The table functions as a desk

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wisdom

  • noun accumulated knowledge or erudition or enlightenment
  • noun the trait of utilizing knowledge and experience with common sense and insight
    wiseness.

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doubtfulness

  • noun the state of being unsure of something
    uncertainty; dubiousness; doubt; dubiety; incertitude.
  • noun uncertainty about the truth or factuality or existence of something
    doubt; question; dubiousness.
    • the dubiousness of his claim
    • there is no question about the validity of the enterprise

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prolificacy

  • noun the property of producing abundantly and sustaining vigorous and luxuriant growth
    fertility; rankness; richness.
    • he praised the richness of the soil
    • weeds lovely in their rankness

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piquancy

  • noun a tart spicy quality
    piquantness; tanginess; zest; piquance; tang; nip.
  • noun the quality of being agreeably stimulating or mentally exciting
    piquantness; piquance.

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mercy

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

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peril

  • noun a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune
    endangerment; jeopardy; risk; hazard.
    • drinking alcohol is a health hazard
  • noun a state of danger involving risk
    riskiness.

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strung

  • adjective that is on a string
    • keys strung on a red cord
  • verb thread on or as if on a string
    draw; string; thread.
    • string pearls on a string
    • the child drew glass beads on a string
    • thread dried cranberries

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foreignness

  • noun the quality of being alien or not native
    curiousness; strangeness.
    • the strangeness of a foreigner

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fabulous

  • adjective satellite extremely pleasing
    fab.
    • a fabulous vacation
  • adjective satellite based on or told of in traditional stories; lacking factual basis or historical validity
    mythic; mythological; mythical; mythologic.
    • mythical centaurs
    • the fabulous unicorn

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feeling

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

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legibility

  • noun distinctness that makes perception easy
    discernability.
  • noun a quality of writing (print or handwriting) that can be easily read
    readability.

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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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self-confident

  • adjective satellite showing poise and confidence in your own worth
    self-assured.
    • hardly more than a boy but firm-knit and self-confident

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assertiveness

  • noun aggressive self-assurance; given to making bold assertions
    self-assertiveness.

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tautness

  • noun the physical condition of being stretched or strained
    tension; tenseness; tensity.
    • it places great tension on the leg muscles
    • he could feel the tenseness of her body
  • noun lack of movement or room for movement
    tightness.

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unclearness

  • noun incomprehensibility as a result of not being clear

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sinking_feeling

  • noun a feeling caused by uneasiness or apprehension
    sinking.
    • with a sinking heart
    • a sinking feeling in the pit of my stomach

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strong_suit

  • noun a long suit including high cards
  • noun an asset of special worth or utility
    strength; speciality; strong point; specialty; long suit; forte; metier.
    • cooking is his forte

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strength

  • noun the property of being physically or mentally strong
    • fatigue sapped his strength
  • noun capability in terms of personnel and materiel that affect the capacity to fight a war
    military posture; military capability; military strength; posture.
    • we faced an army of great strength
    • politicians have neglected our military posture

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elegance

  • noun a refined quality of gracefulness and good taste
    • she conveys an aura of elegance and gentility
  • noun a quality of neatness and ingenious simplicity in the solution of a problem (especially in science or mathematics)
    • the simplicity and elegance of his invention

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logicalness

  • noun correct and valid reasoning
    logicality.

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reactivity

  • noun responsive to stimulation
    responsiveness.
  • noun ready susceptibility to chemical change

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effectiveness

  • noun power to be effective; the quality of being able to bring about an effect
    effectuality; effectivity; effectualness.
  • noun capacity to produce strong physiological or chemical effects
    strength; potency.
    • the toxin's potency
    • the strength of the drinks

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breakability

  • noun quality of being easily damaged or destroyed
    frangibleness; fragility; frangibility.

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unsecured

  • adjective satellite not firmly fastened or secured
    unbarred; unlatched; unlocked; unbolted.
    • an unbarred door
    • went through the unlatched gate into the street
    • an unlocked room
  • adjective satellite without financial security
    unguaranteed.
    • an unsecured note

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grandness

  • noun a prominent status
    importance.
    • a person of importance
  • noun unusual largeness in size or extent or number
    immenseness; vastness; immensity; greatness; wideness; enormousness; sizeableness.

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mystique

  • noun an aura of heightened value or interest or meaning surrounding a person or thing

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changefulness

  • noun the quality of being changeable and variable
    inconstancy.

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regular

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

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slam_dunk

  • noun something that is a sure to occur; a foregone conclusion
    • predicting his success was a slam dunk
  • noun a forceful dunk

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phase

  • noun any distinct time period in a sequence of events
    stage.
    • we are in a transitional stage in which many former ideas must be revised or rejected
  • noun (physical chemistry) a distinct state of matter in a system; matter that is identical in chemical composition and physical state and separated from other material by the phase boundary
    form.
    • the reaction occurs in the liquid phase of the system

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grave

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

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morality

  • noun concern with the distinction between good and evil or right and wrong; right or good conduct
  • noun motivation based on ideas of right and wrong
    ethics; ethical motive; morals.

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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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potency

  • noun the power or right to give orders or make decisions
    authority; say-so; authorisation; dominance; authorization.
    • he has the authority to issue warrants
    • deputies are given authorization to make arrests
    • a place of potency in the state
  • noun capacity to produce strong physiological or chemical effects
    strength; effectiveness.
    • the toxin's potency
    • the strength of the drinks

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softness

  • noun the property of giving little resistance to pressure and being easily cut or molded
  • noun poor physical condition; being out of shape or out of condition (as from a life of ease and luxury)
    unfitness.

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supernaturalism

  • noun a belief in forces beyond ordinary human understanding
  • noun the quality of being attributed to power that seems to violate or go beyond natural forces
    supernaturalness.

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notion

  • noun a vague idea in which some confidence is placed
    impression; feeling; belief; opinion.
    • his impression of her was favorable
    • what are your feelings about the crisis?
    • it strengthened my belief in his sincerity
    • I had a feeling that she was lying
  • noun a general inclusive concept

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crotchet

  • noun a sharp curve or crook; a shape resembling a hook
    hook.
  • noun a musical note having the time value of a quarter of a whole note
    quarter note.

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immutability

  • noun the quality of being incapable of mutation
    immutableness; fixity.
    • Darwin challenged the fixity of species

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jurisdiction

  • noun (law) the right and power to interpret and apply the law
    legal power.
    • courts having jurisdiction in this district
  • noun in law; the territory within which power can be exercised

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heterodoxy

  • noun any opinions or doctrines at variance with the official or orthodox position
    unorthodoxy; heresy.
  • noun the quality of being unorthodox
    unorthodoxy.

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undreamt_of

  • adjective satellite not imagined even in a dream
    undreamed; undreamed of; undreamt; unimagined.

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gauge

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

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queer

  • noun offensive term for an openly homosexual man
    poove; fairy; nance; queen; fagot; pansy; poof; pouf; faggot; fag.
  • verb hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of
    thwart; bilk; cross; frustrate; baffle; foil; spoil; scotch.
    • What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge
    • foil your opponent

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dubiety

  • noun the state of being unsure of something
    uncertainty; dubiousness; doubtfulness; doubt; incertitude.

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surety

  • noun something clearly established
  • noun property that your creditor can claim in case you default on your obligation
    security.
    • bankers are reluctant to lend without good security

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divinity

  • noun any supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a force
    god; deity; immortal.
  • noun the quality of being divine
    • ancient Egyptians believed in the divinity of the Pharaohs

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divisibility

  • noun the quality of being divisible; the capacity to be divided into parts or divided among a number of persons

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unreality

  • noun the quality possessed by something that is unreal
  • noun the state of being insubstantial or imaginary; not existing objectively or in fact
    irreality.

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inadequateness

  • noun unsatisfactoriness by virtue of being inadequate
    inadequacy.

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shivering

  • noun a sensation of cold that often marks the start of an infection and the development of a fever
    chill.
  • verb tremble convulsively, as from fear or excitement
    shudder; throb; shiver; thrill.

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perniciousness

  • noun grave harmfulness or deadliness
    toxicity.

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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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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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admirableness

  • noun admirable excellence
    admirability; wonderfulness.

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clumsiness

  • noun unskillfulness resulting from a lack of training
    ineptness; awkwardness; ineptitude; maladroitness; slowness.
  • noun the carriage of someone whose movements and posture are ungainly or inelegant
    awkwardness.

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pomposity

  • noun lack of elegance as a consequence of being pompous and puffed up with vanity
    splashiness; pompousness; pretentiousness; ostentation; puffiness; inflation; ostentatiousness.

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reconstruct

  • verb reassemble mentally
    construct; retrace.
    • reconstruct the events of 20 years ago
  • verb build again
    rebuild.
    • The house was rebuild after it was hit by a bomb

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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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domesticity

  • noun the quality of being domestic or domesticated
    • a royal family living in unpretentious domesticity
  • noun domestic activities or life
    • making a hobby of domesticity

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tweediness

  • noun looseness or roughness in texture (as of cloth)
    coarseness; nubbiness.
  • noun an informal, homely, outdoor look characteristic of those who wear tweeds

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maverick

  • noun someone who exhibits great independence in thought and action
    rebel.
  • noun an unbranded range animal (especially a stray calf); belongs to the first person who puts a brand on it

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egoism

  • noun (ethics) the theory that the pursuit of your own welfare in the basis of morality
  • noun concern for your own interests and welfare
    self-centeredness; self-interest; egocentrism; self-concern.

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illegitimate

  • noun the illegitimate offspring of unmarried parents
    bastard; whoreson; by-blow; illegitimate child; love child.
  • adjective satellite contrary to or forbidden by law
    illicit; outlaw; unlawful; outlawed.
    • an illegitimate seizure of power
    • illicit trade
    • an outlaw strike
    • unlawful measures

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bad

  • noun that which is below standard or expectations as of ethics or decency
    badness.
    • take the bad with the good
  • adjective having undesirable or negative qualities
    • a bad report card
    • his sloppy appearance made a bad impression
    • a bad little boy
    • clothes in bad shape
    • a bad cut
    • bad luck
    • the news was very bad
    • the reviews were bad
    • the pay is bad
    • it was a bad light for reading
    • the movie was a bad choice

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unwitting

  • adjective satellite not done with purpose or intent
    unintentional; unplanned.
    • an unintended slight
    • an unintentional pun
    • the offense was unintentional
    • an unwitting mistake may be overlooked
  • adjective not aware or knowing
    • an unwitting subject in an experiment

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fertility

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

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frigidity

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

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reference

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

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sensitivity

  • noun (physiology) responsiveness to external stimuli; the faculty of sensation
    sensitiveness; sensibility.
    • sensitivity to pain
  • noun the ability to respond to physical stimuli or to register small physical amounts or differences
    sensitiveness.
    • a galvanometer of extreme sensitivity
    • the sensitiveness of Mimosa leaves does not depend on a change of growth

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naturalness

  • noun the quality of being natural or based on natural principles
    • he accepted the naturalness of death
    • the spontaneous naturalness of his manner
  • noun the quality of innocent naivete
    artlessness; ingenuousness; innocence.

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allure

  • noun the power to entice or attract through personal charm
    allurement; temptingness.
  • verb dispose or incline or entice to
    tempt.
    • We were tempted by the delicious-looking food

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optimum

  • noun most favorable conditions or greatest degree or amount possible under given circumstances
  • adjective satellite most desirable possible under a restriction expressed or implied
    optimal.
    • an optimum return on capital
    • optimal concentration of a drug

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nip_and_tuck

  • noun plastic surgery to remove wrinkles and other signs of aging from your face; an incision is made near the hair line and skin is pulled back and excess tissue is excised
    face lift; lift; rhytidectomy; rhytidoplasty; facelift; face lifting; cosmetic surgery.
    • some actresses have more than one face lift
  • adjective satellite inconclusive as to outcome; close or just even in a race or comparison or competition
    neck and neck; head-to-head.
    • as they approached the finish line they were neck and neck
    • the election was a nip and tuck affair

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gentility

  • noun elegance by virtue of fineness of manner and expression
    breeding; genteelness.

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frangibility

  • noun quality of being easily damaged or destroyed
    frangibleness; fragility; breakability.

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murkiness

  • noun an atmosphere in which visibility is reduced because of a cloud of some substance
    fog; fogginess; murk.
  • noun the quality of being cloudy
    cloudiness; muddiness.

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paternal

  • adjective belonging to or inherited from one's father
    • spent his childhood on the paternal farm
    • paternal traits
  • adjective characteristic of a father

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economic_theory

  • noun (economics) a theory of commercial activities (such as the production and consumption of goods)

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indecisive

  • adjective characterized by lack of decision and firmness
    • an indecisive manager brought the enterprise to a standstill
  • adjective not definitely settling something
    • a long and indecisive war

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disagreeableness

  • noun the quality of being disagreeable and unpleasant
  • noun an ill-tempered and offensive disposition

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nature

  • noun the essential qualities or characteristics by which something is recognized
    • it is the nature of fire to burn
    • the true nature of jealousy
  • noun a causal agent creating and controlling things in the universe
    • the laws of nature
    • nature has seen to it that men are stronger than women

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snootiness

  • noun the quality of being snooty
    • he disliked his neighbors' snootiness

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immutableness

  • noun the quality of being incapable of mutation
    fixity; immutability.
    • Darwin challenged the fixity of species

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agerasia

  • noun youthful appearance in an old person

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dedication

  • noun complete and wholehearted fidelity
  • noun a ceremony in which something (as a building) is dedicated to some goal or purpose

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undependable

  • adjective not worthy of reliance or trust
    unreliable.
    • in the early 1950s computers were large and expensive and unreliable
    • an undependable assistant
  • adjective satellite liable to be erroneous or misleading
    unreliable.
    • an undependable generalization

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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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irregular

  • noun a member of an irregular armed force that fights a stronger force by sabotage and harassment
    guerrilla; guerilla; insurgent.
  • noun merchandise that has imperfections; usually sold at a reduced price without the brand name
    second.

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coy

  • adjective satellite affectedly modest or shy especially in a playful or provocative way
    overmodest; demure.
  • adjective satellite showing marked and often playful or irritating evasiveness or reluctance to make a definite or committing statement
    • a politician coy about his intentions

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fault

  • noun a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention
    error; mistake.
    • he made a bad mistake
    • she was quick to point out my errors
    • I could understand his English in spite of his grammatical faults
  • noun an imperfection in an object or machine
    flaw; defect.
    • a flaw caused the crystal to shatter
    • if there are any defects you should send it back to the manufacturer

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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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illogicality

  • noun invalid or incorrect reasoning
    illogicalness; illogic; inconsequence.

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haphazardness

  • noun the quality of lacking any predictable order or plan
    stochasticity; randomness; noise.

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distinction

  • noun a discrimination between things as different and distinct
    differentiation.
    • it is necessary to make a distinction between love and infatuation
  • noun high status importance owing to marked superiority
    note; eminence; preeminence.
    • a scholar of great eminence

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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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freakish

  • adjective satellite changeable
    capricious.
    • a capricious summer breeze
    • freakish weather
  • adjective satellite characteristic of a freak
    • a freakish extra toe

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apprehender

  • noun a person who knows or apprehends
    knower.
  • noun a person who seizes or arrests (especially a person who seizes or arrests in the name of justice)

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unprotected

  • adjective lacking protection or defense

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woodsiness

  • noun the quality of abounding in trees
    woodiness.

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insensitiveness

  • noun the inability to respond to affective changes in your interpersonal environment
    insensitivity.

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trust

  • noun something (as property) held by one party (the trustee) for the benefit of another (the beneficiary)
    • he is the beneficiary of a generous trust set up by his father
  • noun certainty based on past experience
    reliance.
    • he wrote the paper with considerable reliance on the work of other scientists
    • he put more trust in his own two legs than in the gun

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self-confidence

  • noun freedom from doubt; belief in yourself and your abilities
    confidence; self-assurance; authority; sureness; assurance.
    • his assurance in his superiority did not make him popular
    • after that failure he lost his confidence
    • she spoke with authority

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sure_thing

  • noun something that is certain
    certainty; foregone conclusion.
    • his victory is a certainty

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futility

  • noun uselessness as a consequence of having no practical result

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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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puissance

  • noun power to influence or coerce
    • the puissance of the labor vote

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confident

  • adjective having or marked by confidence or assurance
    • a confident speaker
    • a confident reply
    • his manner is more confident these days
    • confident of fulfillment
  • adjective satellite persuaded of; very sure
    positive; convinced.
    • were convinced that it would be to their advantage to join
    • I am positive he is lying
    • was confident he would win

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interest

  • noun a sense of concern with and curiosity about someone or something
    involvement.
    • an interest in music
  • noun a reason for wanting something done
    sake.
    • for your sake
    • died for the sake of his country
    • in the interest of safety
    • in the common interest

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allurement

  • noun attractiveness
    • its allurement was its remoteness
  • noun the power to entice or attract through personal charm
    allure; temptingness.

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amphibology

  • noun an ambiguous grammatical construction; e.g., `they are flying planes' can mean either that someone is flying planes or that something is flying planes
    amphiboly.

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endemism

  • noun nativeness by virtue of originating or occurring naturally (as in a particular place)
    autochthony; indigenousness.

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faintness

  • noun a feeling of faintness and of being ready to swoon
  • noun the property of being without strength
    • the faintness or potency of the feeling

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indeterminacy

  • noun the quality of being vague and poorly defined
    indetermination; indefiniteness; indeterminateness; indefinity.

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deadliness

  • noun the quality of being deadly
    lethality.

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unpretentiousness

  • noun the quality of being natural and without pretensions

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impermanency

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

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immunocompetence

  • noun the ability to develop an immune response following exposure to an antigen

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motivity

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

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harshness

  • noun the roughness of a substance that causes abrasions
    abrasiveness; scratchiness.
  • noun the quality of being unpleasant (harsh or rough or grating) to the senses
    roughness.

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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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smartness

  • noun a kind of pain such as that caused by a wound or a burn or a sore
    smarting; smart.
  • noun intelligence as manifested in being quick and witty
    cleverness; brightness.

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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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employ

  • noun the state of being employed or having a job
    employment.
    • they are looking for employment
    • he was in the employ of the city
  • verb put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose
    apply; use; utilize; utilise.
    • use your head!
    • we only use Spanish at home
    • I can't use this tool
    • Apply a magnetic field here
    • This thinking was applied to many projects
    • How do you utilize this tool?
    • I apply this rule to get good results
    • use the plastic bags to store the food
    • He doesn't know how to use a computer

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apocryphal

  • adjective satellite being of questionable authenticity
  • adjective of or belonging to the Apocrypha

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suppose

  • verb express a supposition
    say.
    • Let us say that he did not tell the truth
    • Let's say you had a lot of money--what would you do?
  • verb expect, believe, or suppose
    guess; reckon; imagine; opine; think.
    • I imagine she earned a lot of money with her new novel
    • I thought to find her in a bad state
    • he didn't think to find her in the kitchen
    • I guess she is angry at me for standing her up

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rightness

  • noun according with conscience or morality
  • noun appropriate conduct; doing the right thing
    appropriateness.

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nativeness

  • noun the quality of belonging to or being connected with a certain place or region by virtue of birth or origin

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mistake

  • noun a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention
    fault; error.
    • he made a bad mistake
    • she was quick to point out my errors
    • I could understand his English in spite of his grammatical faults
  • noun an understanding of something that is not correct
    misunderstanding; misapprehension.
    • he wasn't going to admit his mistake
    • make no mistake about his intentions
    • there must be some misunderstanding--I don't have a sister

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transparentness

  • noun the quality of being clear and transparent
    transparence; transparency.

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weirdness

  • noun strikingly out of the ordinary
    outlandishness; bizarreness.

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splendour

  • noun a quality that outshines the usual
    lustre; brilliancy; splendor; luster.
  • noun the quality of being magnificent or splendid or grand
    grandness; brilliance; magnificence; grandeur; splendor.
    • for magnificence and personal service there is the Queen's hotel
    • his `Hamlet' lacks the brilliance that one expects
    • it is the university that gives the scene its stately splendor
    • an imaginative mix of old-fashioned grandeur and colorful art
    • advertisers capitalize on the grandness and elegance it brings to their products

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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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comparative

  • noun the comparative form of an adjective or adverb
    comparative degree.
    • `faster' is the comparative of the adjective `fast'
    • `less famous' is the comparative degree of the adjective `famous'
    • `more surely' is the comparative of the adverb `surely'
  • adjective relating to or based on or involving comparison
    • comparative linguistics

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indetermination

  • noun the quality of being vague and poorly defined
    indefiniteness; indeterminateness; indeterminacy; indefinity.

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substantialness

  • noun the quality of being substantial or having substance
    solidness; substantiality.

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detergence

  • noun detergent quality; the quality of having cleansing power
    detergency.

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severity

  • noun used of the degree of something undesirable e.g. pain or weather
    badness; severeness.
  • noun something hard to endure
    hardship; rigourousness; severeness; rigor; rigorousness; rigour; asperity; grimness.
    • the asperity of northern winters

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format

  • noun the organization of information according to preset specifications (usually for computer processing)
    data formatting; formatting; data format.
  • noun the general appearance of a publication

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surmisal

  • noun a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence
    guess; conjecture; supposition; hypothesis; speculation; surmise.

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utilitarian

  • noun someone who believes that the value of a thing depends on its utility
  • adjective satellite having a useful function
    useful.
    • utilitarian steel tables

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complex

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

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agreeableness

  • noun pleasantness resulting from agreeable conditions
    amenity.
    • a well trained staff saw to the agreeableness of our accommodations
    • he discovered the amenities of reading at an early age
  • noun a temperamental disposition to be agreeable
    agreeability.

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totipotency

  • noun the ability of a cell to give rise to unlike cells and so to develop a new organism or part
    totipotence.
    • animal cells lose their totipotency at an early stage in embryonic development

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detergency

  • noun detergent quality; the quality of having cleansing power
    detergence.

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dependant_on

  • adjective satellite determined by conditions or circumstances that follow
    dependent upon; contingent; contingent on; contingent upon; depending on; dependent on; dependant upon.
    • arms sales contingent on the approval of congress

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evil

  • noun morally objectionable behavior
    iniquity; wickedness; immorality.
  • noun that which causes harm or destruction or misfortune; the good is oft interred with their bones"- Shakespeare
    • the evil that men do lives after them

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tangibility

  • noun the quality of being perceivable by touch
    tangibleness; palpability.

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structural_sociology

  • noun a sociological theory based on the premise that society comes before individuals
    structuralism.

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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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discoloration

  • noun a soiled or discolored appearance
    discolouration; stain.
    • the wine left a dark stain
  • noun the act of changing the natural color of something by making it duller or dingier or unnatural or faded
    discolouration.

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incredulity

  • noun doubt about the truth of something
    skepticism; mental rejection; disbelief.

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episodic

  • adjective satellite of writing or narration; divided into or composed of episodes
    • the book is episodic and the incidents don't always hang together
  • adjective satellite occurring or appearing at usually irregular intervals
    occasional.
    • episodic in his affections
    • occasional headaches

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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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consciousness

  • noun an alert cognitive state in which you are aware of yourself and your situation
    • he lost consciousness
  • noun having knowledge of
    cognisance; knowingness; awareness; cognizance.
    • he had no awareness of his mistakes
    • his sudden consciousness of the problem he faced
    • their intelligence and general knowingness was impressive

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human

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

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unacceptableness

  • noun unsatisfactoriness by virtue of not conforming to approved standards
    unacceptability.

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divination

  • noun successful conjecture by unusual insight or good luck
  • noun a prediction uttered under divine inspiration
    prophecy.

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toughness

  • noun enduring strength and energy
    stamina; staying power.
  • noun the property of being big and strong
    huskiness; ruggedness.

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self-assured

  • adjective satellite showing poise and confidence in your own worth
    self-confident.
    • hardly more than a boy but firm-knit and self-confident

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vibration

  • noun the act of vibrating
    quivering; quiver.
  • noun a shaky motion
    quiver; quivering; palpitation; trembling; shakiness; shaking.
    • the shaking of his fingers as he lit his pipe

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ease

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

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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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affinity

  • noun (immunology) the attraction between an antigen and an antibody
  • noun (anthropology) kinship by marriage or adoption; not a blood relationship

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artlessness

  • noun the quality of innocent naivete
    naturalness; ingenuousness; innocence.
  • noun ingenuousness by virtue of being free from artful deceit

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humanity

  • noun the quality of being humane
  • noun the quality of being human
    manhood; humanness.
    • he feared the speedy decline of all manhood

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fluidity

  • noun the property of flowing easily
    fluidness; runniness; liquidness; liquidity.
    • adding lead makes the alloy easier to cast because the melting point is reduced and the fluidity is increased
    • they believe that fluidity increases as the water gets warmer
  • noun a changeable quality
    fluidness.
    • a charming Oriental fluidity of manner
    • a certain fluidness in his perception of time made him an unpredictable colleague
    • demographers try to predict social fluidity

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quirk

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

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incorrectness

  • noun lack of conformity to social expectations
  • noun the quality of not conforming to fact or truth
    wrongness.

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disagreement

  • noun a conflict of people's opinions or actions or characters
    dissonance; dissension.
  • noun a difference between conflicting facts or claims or opinions
    divergence; discrepancy; variance.
    • a growing divergence of opinion

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stylishness

  • noun elegance by virtue of being fashionable
    swank; smartness; last word; chicness; chichi; modishness; chic.

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totipotence

  • noun the ability of a cell to give rise to unlike cells and so to develop a new organism or part
    totipotency.
    • animal cells lose their totipotency at an early stage in embryonic development

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judge

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

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scruple

  • noun a unit of apothecary weight equal to 20 grains
  • noun uneasiness about the fitness of an action
    misgiving; qualm.

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vanity

  • noun feelings of excessive pride
    conceit; self-love; amour propre.
  • noun the quality of being valueless or futile
    emptiness.
    • he rejected the vanities of the world

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coarseness

  • noun language or humor that is down-to-earth
    saltiness.
    • the saltiness of their language was inappropriate
    • self-parody and saltiness riddled their core genre
  • noun the quality of being composed of relatively large particles
    graininess; granularity.

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anomy

  • noun personal state of isolation and anxiety resulting from a lack of social control and regulation
    anomie.
  • noun lack of moral standards in a society
    anomie.

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valency

  • noun the phenomenon of forming chemical bonds
  • noun (biology) a relative capacity to unite or react or interact as with antigens or a biological substrate
    valence.

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irresistibility

  • noun the quality of being overpowering and impossible to resist
    irresistibleness.

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show-stopper

  • noun an act so striking or impressive that the show must be delayed until the audience quiets down
    stopper; showstopper.
  • noun something that is strikingly attractive or has great popular appeal
    showstopper.
    • she has a show-stopper of a smile
    • the brilliant orange flowers against the green foliage were a showstopper

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night

  • noun the time after sunset and before sunrise while it is dark outside
    dark; nighttime.
  • noun a period of ignorance or backwardness or gloom

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insolubility

  • noun the property (of a problem or difficulty) that makes it impossible to solve
    unsolvability.
  • noun the quality of being insoluble and difficult to dissolve in liquid

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gracelessness

  • noun an unpleasant lack of grace in carriage or form or movement or expression
    ungracefulness.
  • noun the inelegance of someone stiff and unrelaxed (as by embarrassment)
    clumsiness; stiffness; awkwardness.

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right

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

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disfigurement

  • noun an appearance that has been spoiled or is misshapen
    disfiguration; deformity.
    • there were distinguishing disfigurements on the suspect's back
    • suffering from facial disfiguration
  • noun the act of damaging the appearance or surface of something
    disfiguration; defacement.
    • the defacement of an Italian mosaic during the Turkish invasion
    • he objected to the dam's massive disfigurement of the landscape

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dead

  • noun people who are no longer living
    • they buried the dead
  • noun a time when coldness (or some other quality associated with death) is intense
    • the dead of winter

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stardust

  • noun a dreamy romantic or sentimental quality

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soapiness

  • noun the quality of being soap or being covered with soap
    • she could smell the soapiness of the doctor's hands

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separateness

  • noun the state of being several and distinct
    discreteness; severalty; distinctness.
  • noun political independence
    • seeking complete political separateness for Taiwan

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humor

  • noun a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter
    witticism; wittiness; wit; humour.
  • noun the trait of appreciating (and being able to express) the humorous
    sense of humor; sense of humour; humour.
    • she didn't appreciate my humor
    • you can't survive in the army without a sense of humor

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character_reference

  • noun a formal recommendation by a former employer to a potential future employer describing the person's qualifications and dependability
    character; reference.
    • requests for character references are all too often answered evasively

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interestingness

  • noun the power of attracting or holding one's attention (because it is unusual or exciting etc.)
    interest.
    • they said nothing of great interest
    • primary colors can add interest to a room

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fog

  • noun droplets of water vapor suspended in the air near the ground
  • noun an atmosphere in which visibility is reduced because of a cloud of some substance
    murkiness; fogginess; murk.

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self-consciousness

  • noun embarrassment deriving from the feeling that others are critically aware of you
    uncomfortableness; uneasiness.
  • noun self-awareness plus the additional realization that others are similarly aware of you

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splendor

  • noun a quality that outshines the usual
    splendour; lustre; brilliancy; luster.
  • noun the quality of being magnificent or splendid or grand
    grandness; brilliance; splendour; magnificence; grandeur.
    • for magnificence and personal service there is the Queen's hotel
    • his `Hamlet' lacks the brilliance that one expects
    • it is the university that gives the scene its stately splendor
    • an imaginative mix of old-fashioned grandeur and colorful art
    • advertisers capitalize on the grandness and elegance it brings to their products

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unusefulness

  • noun the quality of having no practical use
    uselessness; inutility.

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pose

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

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repellant

  • noun a compound with which fabrics are treated to repel water
    repellent.
  • noun a chemical substance that repels animals
    repellent.

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practicableness

  • noun the quality of being usable
    practicability.

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fixity

  • noun the quality of being fixed in place as by some firm attachment
    secureness; fixedness; fixture; fastness.
  • noun the quality of being incapable of mutation
    immutableness; immutability.
    • Darwin challenged the fixity of species

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surprisingness

  • noun extraordinariness by virtue of being unexpected
    unexpectedness.
    • the unexpectedness of the warm welcome

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presentiment

  • noun a feeling of evil to come
    foreboding; boding; premonition.
    • a steadily escalating sense of foreboding
    • the lawyer had a presentiment that the judge would dismiss the case

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valence

  • noun (biology) a relative capacity to unite or react or interact as with antigens or a biological substrate
    valency.
  • noun (chemistry) a property of atoms or radicals; their combining power given in terms of the number of hydrogen atoms (or the equivalent)
    valency.

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restlessness

  • noun the quality of being ceaselessly moving or active
    • the restlessness of the wind
  • noun a lack of patience; irritation with anything that causes delay
    impatience.

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hairiness

  • noun the quality of having hair
    pilosity.

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repellent

  • noun a compound with which fabrics are treated to repel water
    repellant.
  • noun a chemical substance that repels animals
    repellant.

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unrighteousness

  • noun failure to adhere to moral principles
    • forgave us our sins and cleansed us of all unrighteousness

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anxiousness

  • noun (psychiatry) a relatively permanent state of worry and nervousness occurring in a variety of mental disorders, usually accompanied by compulsive behavior or attacks of panic
    anxiety.
  • noun a feeling of mild anxiety about possible developments
    disquiet.

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complexness

  • noun the quality of being intricate and compounded
    complexity.
    • he enjoyed the complexity of modern computers

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holistic_theory

  • noun the theory that the parts of any whole cannot exist and cannot be understood except in their relation to the whole
    holism.
    • holism holds that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts
    • holistic theory has been applied to ecology and language and mental states

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problematical

  • adjective satellite open to doubt or debate
    problematic; debatable.
    • If you ever get married, which seems to be extremely problematic
  • adjective satellite making great mental demands; hard to comprehend or solve or believe
    tough; problematic; elusive; baffling; knotty.
    • a baffling problem
    • I faced the knotty problem of what to have for breakfast
    • a problematic situation at home

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nervy

  • adjective satellite being in a tense state
    jumpy; highly strung; edgy; uptight; high-strung; jittery; restive; overstrung.
  • adjective satellite showing or requiring courage and contempt of danger
    • the nervy feats of mountaineers

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penetrability

  • noun the quality of being penetrable (by people or light or missiles etc.)
    perviousness.

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infidelity

  • noun the quality of being unfaithful
    unfaithfulness.

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natural_philosophy

  • noun the science of matter and energy and their interactions
    physics.
    • his favorite subject was physics

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illicitness

  • noun the quality of not conforming strictly to law

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puffiness

  • noun an abnormal protuberance or localized enlargement
    swelling; lump.
  • noun lack of elegance as a consequence of being pompous and puffed up with vanity
    splashiness; pompousness; pretentiousness; ostentation; inflation; pomposity; ostentatiousness.

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inquietude

  • noun feelings of anxiety that make you tense and irritable
    edginess; uneasiness; disquietude.

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serviceableness

  • noun the quality of being able to provide good service
    useableness; usability; serviceability; usableness.

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questionable

  • adjective subject to question
    • questionable motives
    • a questionable reputation
    • a fire of questionable origin
  • adjective satellite able to be refuted
    confutable; refutable; confutative.

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head

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

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irreversibility

  • noun the quality of being irreversible (once done it cannot be changed)

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form

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

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immorality

  • noun the quality of not being in accord with standards of right or good conduct
    • the immorality of basing the defense of the West on the threat of mutual assured destruction
  • noun morally objectionable behavior
    iniquity; wickedness; evil.

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fascination

  • noun the state of being intensely interested (as by awe or terror)
    captivation.
  • noun a feeling of great liking for something wonderful and unusual
    enchantment; enthrallment; captivation.

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cyclicity

  • noun the quality of recurring at regular intervals
    periodicity.

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brachycephalism

  • noun the quality of being brachycephalic
    brachycephaly.

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brachycephaly

  • noun the quality of being brachycephalic
    brachycephalism.

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restive

  • adjective satellite being in a tense state
    jumpy; highly strung; edgy; uptight; high-strung; jittery; nervy; overstrung.
  • adjective satellite impatient especially under restriction or delay
    • the government has done nothing to ease restrictions and manufacturers are growing restive

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true

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

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supposititious

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

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paternal_quality

  • noun the benignity and protectiveness of or befitting a father
    fatherliness.
    • the gentleness and fatherliness of the strange old man eased her fears

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certitude

  • noun total certainty or greater certainty than circumstances warrant
    overconfidence; cocksureness.

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nudity

  • noun the state of being without clothing or covering of any kind
    nakedness; nudeness.

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abstract

  • noun a concept or idea not associated with any specific instance
    abstraction.
    • he loved her only in the abstract--not in person
  • noun a sketchy summary of the main points of an argument or theory
    precis; synopsis; outline.

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bats

  • adjective satellite informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
    loco; wacky; loopy; haywire; nuts; balmy; kooky; nutty; barmy; around the bend; buggy; kookie; loony; whacky; crackers; round the bend; daft; dotty; batty; cracked; fruity; bonkers.
    • it used to drive my husband balmy
  • noun nocturnal mouselike mammal with forelimbs modified to form membranous wings and anatomical adaptations for echolocation by which they navigate
    chiropteran; bat.

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indistinguishability

  • noun exact sameness
    identicalness; identity.
    • they shared an identity of interests

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shit

  • noun obscene terms for feces
    poop; crap; dirt; shite; turd.
  • noun obscene words for unacceptable behavior
    crap; horseshit; Irish bull; dogshit; bull; bullshit.
    • I put up with a lot of bullshit from that jerk
    • what he said was mostly bull

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physical

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

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variance

  • noun an event that departs from expectations
    variant; discrepancy.
  • noun discord that splits a group
    division.

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upheaval

  • noun a state of violent disturbance and disorder (as in politics or social conditions generally)
    turbulence; Sturm und Drang.
    • the industrial revolution was a period of great turbulence
  • noun a violent disturbance
    turmoil; convulsion.
    • the convulsions of the stock market

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faithful

  • noun any loyal and steadfast following
  • noun a group of people who adhere to a common faith and habitually attend a given church
    fold; congregation.

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no

  • noun a negative
    • his no was loud and clear
  • noun a radioactive transuranic element synthesized by bombarding curium with carbon ions; 7 isotopes are known
    atomic number 102; nobelium.

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fecklessness

  • noun worthlessness due to being feeble and ineffectual

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reality

  • noun all of your experiences that determine how things appear to you
    world.
    • his world was shattered
    • we live in different worlds
    • for them demons were as much a part of reality as trees were
  • noun the state of being actual or real
    realness; realism.
    • the reality of his situation slowly dawned on him

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role

  • noun the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group
    function; part; office.
    • the function of a teacher
    • the government must do its part
    • play its role
  • noun an actor's portrayal of someone in a play
    part; character; persona; theatrical role.
    • she played the part of Desdemona

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evasive

  • adjective satellite deliberately vague or ambiguous
    • his answers were brief, constrained and evasive
    • an evasive statement
  • adjective satellite avoiding or escaping from difficulty or danger especially enemy fire
    • pilots are taught to take evasive action

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picture

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

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preformation

  • noun a theory (popular in the 18th century and now discredited) that an individual develops by simple enlargement of a tiny fully formed organism (a homunculus) that exists in the germ cell
    theory of preformation.

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illogic

  • noun invalid or incorrect reasoning
    illogicalness; illogicality; inconsequence.

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wretchedness

  • noun a state of ill-being due to affliction or misfortune
    miserableness; misery.
    • the misery and wretchedness of those slums is intolerable
  • noun the character of being uncomfortable and unpleasant
    • the wretchedness for which these prisons became known
    • the grey wretchedness of the rain

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ornateness

  • noun high-flown style; excessive use of verbal ornamentation
    grandiosity; grandiloquence; rhetoric; magniloquence.
    • the grandiosity of his prose
    • an excessive ornateness of language
  • noun an ornate appearance; being elaborately (even excessively) decorated
    elaborateness.

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magnificence

  • noun splendid or imposing in size or appearance
    impressiveness; grandness; richness.
    • the grandness of the architecture
    • impressed by the richness of the flora
  • noun the quality of being magnificent or splendid or grand
    grandness; brilliance; splendour; grandeur; splendor.
    • for magnificence and personal service there is the Queen's hotel
    • his `Hamlet' lacks the brilliance that one expects
    • it is the university that gives the scene its stately splendor
    • an imaginative mix of old-fashioned grandeur and colorful art
    • advertisers capitalize on the grandness and elegance it brings to their products

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skittishness

  • noun characterized by nervousness and quickness to take fright
    restiveness.

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mental_reservation

  • noun an unstated doubt that prevents you from accepting something wholeheartedly
    reservation; arriere pensee.

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simple_mindedness

  • noun a lack of penetration or subtlety
    simplicity; simpleness.
    • they took advantage of her simplicity

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onerousness

  • noun unwelcome burdensome difficulty
    heaviness; oppressiveness; burdensomeness.

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suicide

  • noun the act of killing yourself
    self-destruction; self-annihilation.
    • it is a crime to commit suicide
  • noun a person who kills himself intentionally
    felo-de-se.

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zone

  • noun a locally circumscribed place characterized by some distinctive features
  • noun any of the regions of the surface of the Earth loosely divided according to latitude or longitude
    geographical zone.

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blurriness

  • noun the quality of being indistinct and without sharp outlines
    softness; indistinctness; fogginess; fuzziness.

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ineluctability

  • noun the quality of being impossible to avoid or evade
    unavoidability.

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quaintness

  • noun the quality of being quaint and old-fashioned; its quaintness was appealing"
    • she liked the old cottage
  • noun strangeness as a consequence of being old fashioned
    • some words in her dialect had a charming quaintness

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advantage

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

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liability

  • noun the state of being legally obliged and responsible
  • noun an obligation to pay money to another party
    indebtedness; financial obligation.

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infiniteness

  • noun the quality of being infinite; without bound or limit
    limitlessness; infinitude; unboundedness; boundlessness.

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forked

  • adjective satellite resembling a fork; divided or separated into two branches
    bifurcate; pronged; forficate; prongy; biramous; branched; fork-like.
    • the biramous appendages of an arthropod
    • long branched hairs on its legson which pollen collects
    • a forked river
    • a forked tail
    • forked lightning
    • horseradish grown in poor soil may develop prongy roots
  • verb lift with a pitchfork
    fork; pitchfork.
    • pitchfork hay

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trouble

  • noun a source of difficulty
    problem.
    • one trouble after another delayed the job
    • what's the problem?
  • noun an angry disturbance
    bother; hassle; fuss.
    • he didn't want to make a fuss
    • they had labor trouble
    • a spot of bother

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roving

  • noun travelling about without any clear destination
    vagabondage; wandering.
    • she followed him in his wanderings and looked after him
  • verb move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment
    ramble; stray; cast; swan; drift; wander; tramp; range; rove; roam; vagabond; roll.
    • The gypsies roamed the woods
    • roving vagabonds
    • the wandering Jew
    • The cattle roam across the prairie
    • the laborers drift from one town to the next
    • They rolled from town to town

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dig

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

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manginess

  • noun a lack of elegance as a consequence of wearing threadbare or dirty clothing
    shabbiness; seediness; sleaziness.

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involution

  • noun reduction in size of an organ or part (as in the return of the uterus to normal size after childbirth)
  • noun a long and intricate and complicated grammatical construction

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excellence

  • noun the quality of excelling; possessing good qualities in high degree
  • noun an outstanding feature; something in which something or someone excels
    excellency.
    • a center of manufacturing excellence
    • the use of herbs is one of the excellencies of French cuisine

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decorativeness

  • noun an appearance that serves to decorate and make something more attractive

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saving_grace

  • noun (Christian theology) a state of sanctification by God; the state of one who is under such divine influence
    grace; state of grace.
    • the conception of grace developed alongside the conception of sin
    • it was debated whether saving grace could be obtained outside the membership of the church
    • the Virgin lived in a state of grace
  • noun a redeeming quality or characteristic
    • her love of music remains her one saving grace
    • her sense of humor has to be a saving grace
    • the saving grace for both developments is that they are creating jobs

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undependableness

  • noun the trait of not being dependable or reliable
    unreliableness; unreliability; undependability.

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farawayness

  • noun the property of being remote
    farness; remoteness.

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cost

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

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salability

  • noun the quality of being salable or marketable
    salableness.

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fitfulness

  • noun the quality of being spasmodic and irregular
    jerkiness.

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unlikely

  • adjective not likely to be true or to occur or to have occurred
    improbable.
    • legislation on the question is highly unlikely
    • an improbable event
  • adjective has little chance of being the case or coming about
    • an unlikely story
    • an unlikely candidate for reelection
    • a butcher is unlikely to preach vegetarianism

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atomism

  • noun (psychology) a theory that reduces all mental phenomena to simple elements (sensations and feelings) that form complex ideas by association
  • noun (chemistry) any theory in which all matter is composed of tiny discrete finite indivisible indestructible particles
    atomic theory; atomist theory; atomistic theory.
    • the ancient Greek philosophers Democritus and Epicurus held atomic theories of the universe

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heaviness

  • noun the property of being comparatively great in weight
    weightiness.
    • the heaviness of lead
  • noun