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limited

  • noun public transport consisting of a fast train or bus that makes only a few scheduled stops
    express.
    • he caught the express to New York
  • verb place limits on (extent or access)
    throttle; bound; restrict; trammel; restrain; limit; confine.
    • restrict the use of this parking lot
    • limit the time you can spend with your friends

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all

  • adjective quantifier; used with either mass or count nouns to indicate the whole number or amount of or every one of a class
    • we sat up all night
    • ate all the food
    • all men are mortal
    • all parties are welcome
  • adjective satellite completely given to or absorbed by
    • became all attention

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brevet

  • noun a document entitling a commissioned officer to hold a higher rank temporarily (but without higher pay)
  • verb promote somebody by brevet, in the military

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clamoring

  • noun loud and persistent outcry from many people
    clamor; clamour; hue and cry; clamouring.
    • he ignored the clamor of the crowd
  • verb make loud demands
    clamor; clamour.
    • he clamored for justice and tolerance

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remarkable

  • adjective satellite unusual or striking
    singular.
    • a remarkable sight
    • such poise is singular in one so young
  • adjective satellite worthy of notice
    noteworthy.
    • a noteworthy fact is that her students rarely complain
    • a remarkable achievement

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miscontinuance

(Law) Discontinuance; also, continuance by undue process.

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commoner

  • noun a person who holds no title
    common man; common person.
  • adjective belonging to or participated in by a community as a whole; public
    common.
    • for the common good
    • common lands are set aside for use by all members of a community

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alien

  • noun a person who comes from a foreign country; someone who does not owe allegiance to your country
    noncitizen; foreigner; outlander.
  • noun anyone who does not belong in the environment in which they are found
    unknown; stranger.

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empty-headed

  • adjective satellite lacking seriousness; given to frivolity
    giddy; featherbrained; airheaded; lightheaded; dizzy; light-headed; silly.
    • a dizzy blonde
    • light-headed teenagers
    • silly giggles

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mild

  • adjective moderate in type or degree or effect or force; far from extreme
    • a mild winter storm
    • a mild fever
    • fortunately the pain was mild
    • a mild rebuke
    • mild criticism
  • adjective satellite humble in spirit or manner; suggesting retiring mildness or even cowed submissiveness
    modest; meek.
    • meek and self-effacing

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battle

  • noun a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war
    engagement; conflict; fight.
    • Grant won a decisive victory in the battle of Chickamauga
    • he lost his romantic ideas about war when he got into a real engagement
  • noun an energetic attempt to achieve something
    struggle.
    • getting through the crowd was a real struggle
    • he fought a battle for recognition

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tenable

  • adjective satellite based on sound reasoning or evidence
    well-founded.
    • well-founded suspicions

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dreadful

  • adjective satellite causing fear or dread or terror
    direful; horrific; fearful; frightening; terrible; dread; dire; horrendous; awful; dreaded; fearsome.
    • the awful war
    • an awful risk
    • dire news
    • a career or vengeance so direful that London was shocked
    • the dread presence of the headmaster
    • polio is no longer the dreaded disease it once was
    • a dreadful storm
    • a fearful howling
    • horrendous explosions shook the city
    • a terrible curse
  • adjective satellite exceptionally bad or displeasing
    atrocious; terrible; unspeakable; awful; abominable; painful.
    • atrocious taste
    • abominable workmanship
    • an awful voice
    • dreadful manners
    • a painful performance
    • terrible handwriting
    • an unspeakable odor came sweeping into the room

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intemperance

  • noun the quality of being intemperate
  • noun consumption of alcoholic drinks
    intemperateness.

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vacuous

  • adjective satellite devoid of intelligence
    mindless; inane; fatuous; asinine.
  • adjective satellite devoid of significance or point
    empty; hollow.
    • empty promises
    • a hollow victory
    • vacuous comments

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commonsense

  • adjective satellite exhibiting native good judgment
    commonsensible; commonsensical.
    • arrive home at a reasonable hour
    • commonsense scholarship on the foibles of a genius
    • unlearned and commonsensical countryfolk were capable of solving problems that beset the more sophisticated

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intensive

  • noun a modifier that has little meaning except to intensify the meaning it modifies
    intensifier.
    • `up' in `finished up' is an intensifier
    • `honestly' in `I honestly don't know' is an intensifier
  • adjective satellite characterized by a high degree or intensity; often used as a combining form
    • the questioning was intensive
    • intensive care
    • research-intensive
    • a labor-intensive industry

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to

The preposition to primarily indicates approach and arrival, motion made in the direction of a place or thing and attaining it, access; and also, motion or tendency without arrival; movement toward; -- opposed to from. "To Canterbury they wend." Chaucer.
Stay with us, go not to Wittenberg. Shak.
So to the sylvan lodge They came, that like Pomona's arbor smiled. Milton.
I'll to him again, . . . He'll tell me all his purpose. She stretched her arms to heaven. Dryden.

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outwit

  • verb beat through cleverness and wit
    outsmart; beat; overreach; outfox; circumvent.
    • I beat the traffic
    • She outfoxed her competitors

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foster

  • verb promote the growth of
    further.
    • Foster our children's well-being and education
  • noun United States songwriter whose songs embody the sentiment of the South before the American Civil War (1826-1864)
    Stephen Collins Foster; Stephen Foster.

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record-breaking

  • adjective satellite surpassing any previously established record
    • a record-breaking high jump
    • record-breaking crowds

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sharia_law

  • noun the code of law derived from the Koran and from the teachings and example of Mohammed
    shariah law; sharia; Islamic law; shariah.
    • sharia is only applicable to Muslims
    • under Islamic law there is no separation of church and state

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angulate

  • verb make or become angular
  • adjective having angles or an angular shape
    angular.

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verdant

  • adjective satellite characterized by abundance of verdure

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crest

  • noun the top line of a hill, mountain, or wave
  • noun the top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill)
    crown; top; tip; summit; peak.
    • the view from the peak was magnificent
    • they clambered to the tip of Monadnock
    • the region is a few molecules wide at the summit

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fifth_wheel

  • noun someone or something that is unwanted and unneeded
    deadwood.
  • noun an extra car wheel and tire for a four-wheel vehicle
    spare.

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uncommonness

  • noun extraordinariness as a consequence of being marked by an uncommon or superlative quality
  • noun extraordinariness as a consequence of being rare and seldom encountered

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holmes

  • noun a fictitious detective in stories by A. Conan Doyle
    Sherlock Holmes.
  • noun United States jurist noted for his liberal opinions (1841-1935)
    Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr..

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nonresident

  • noun someone who does not live in a particular place
    • described by an admiring nonresident as a green and pleasant land
  • adjective not living in a particular place or owned by permanent residents
    • nonresident students who commute to classes
    • nonresident real estate

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marine_law

  • noun the branch of international law that deals with territorial and international waters or with shipping or with ocean fishery etc.
    maritime law; admiralty law.

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geology

  • noun a science that deals with the history of the earth as recorded in rocks

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far

  • adjective located at a great distance in time or space or degree
    • we come from a far country
    • far corners of the earth
    • the far future
    • a far journey
    • the far side of the road
    • far from the truth
    • far in the future
  • noun a terrorist organization that seeks to overthrow the government dominated by Tutsi and to institute Hutu control again
    Army for the Liberation of Rwanda; Interahamwe; ALIR; Former Armed Forces.
    • in 1999 ALIR guerrillas kidnapped and killed eight foreign tourists

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scattered

  • adjective satellite occurring or distributed over widely spaced and irregular intervals in time or space
    • scattered showers
    • scattered villages
  • verb to cause to separate and go in different directions
    dispel; scatter; break up; disperse; dissipate.
    • She waved her hand and scattered the crowds

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void

  • noun the state of nonexistence
    nothingness; nullity; nihility.
  • noun an empty area or space
    vacancy; emptiness; vacuum.
    • the huge desert voids
    • the emptiness of outer space
    • without their support he'll be ruling in a vacuum

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hollering

  • noun a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal)
    holla; bellow; roar; hollo; yowl; holler; holloa; bellowing; roaring.
    • his bellow filled the hallway
  • verb shout out
    holler; holler out.
    • He hollered out to surrender our weapons

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fat

  • noun a soft greasy substance occurring in organic tissue and consisting of a mixture of lipids (mostly triglycerides)
    • pizza has too much fat
  • noun a kind of body tissue containing stored fat that serves as a source of energy; it also cushions and insulates vital organs
    fatty tissue; adipose tissue.
    • fatty tissue protected them from the severe cold

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choice

  • noun the person or thing chosen or selected
    selection; pick.
    • he was my pick for mayor
  • noun the act of choosing or selecting
    pick; selection; option.
    • your choice of colors was unfortunate
    • you can take your pick

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untenable

  • adjective satellite (of theories etc) incapable of being defended or justified
    indefensible.

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worst

  • noun the least favorable outcome
    • the worst that could happen
  • noun the greatest damage or wickedness of which one is capable
    • the invaders did their worst
    • so pure of heart that his worst is another man's best

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decide

  • verb reach, make, or come to a decision about something
    make up one's mind; determine.
    • We finally decided after lengthy deliberations
  • verb bring to an end; settle conclusively
    settle; resolve; adjudicate.
    • The case was decided
    • The judge decided the case in favor of the plaintiff
    • The father adjudicated when the sons were quarreling over their inheritance

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rattling

  • noun a rapid series of short loud sounds (as might be heard with a stethoscope in some types of respiratory disorders)
    rattle; rale.
    • the death rattle
  • verb make short successive sounds
    rattle.

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awful

  • adjective satellite exceptionally bad or displeasing
    dreadful; atrocious; terrible; unspeakable; abominable; painful.
    • atrocious taste
    • abominable workmanship
    • an awful voice
    • dreadful manners
    • a painful performance
    • terrible handwriting
    • an unspeakable odor came sweeping into the room
  • adjective satellite causing fear or dread or terror
    dreadful; direful; horrific; fearful; frightening; terrible; dread; dire; horrendous; dreaded; fearsome.
    • the awful war
    • an awful risk
    • dire news
    • a career or vengeance so direful that London was shocked
    • the dread presence of the headmaster
    • polio is no longer the dreaded disease it once was
    • a dreadful storm
    • a fearful howling
    • horrendous explosions shook the city
    • a terrible curse

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cognisant

  • adjective (sometimes followed by `of') having or showing knowledge or understanding or realization or perception
    cognizant; aware.
    • was aware of his opponent's hostility
    • became aware of her surroundings
    • aware that he had exceeded the speed limit

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emphasized

  • adjective satellite spoken with emphasis
    emphatic; emphasised.
    • an emphatic word
  • verb to stress, single out as important
    emphasise; accent; punctuate; stress; accentuate; emphasize.
    • Dr. Jones emphasizes exercise in addition to a change in diet

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screaming

  • noun sharp piercing cry
    screech; screeching; shriek; scream; shrieking.
    • her screaming attracted the neighbors
  • noun a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry
    shriek; screech; screeching; scream; shrieking.
    • he ducked at the screechings of shells
    • he heard the scream of the brakes

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unfortunate

  • noun a person who suffers misfortune
    unfortunate person.
  • adjective not favored by fortune; marked or accompanied by or resulting in ill fortune
    • an unfortunate turn of events
    • an unfortunate decision
    • unfortunate investments
    • an unfortunate night for all concerned

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cool

  • noun the quality of being at a refreshingly low temperature
    • the cool of early morning
  • noun great coolness and composure under strain
    sang-froid; aplomb; poise; assuredness.
    • keep your cool

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over-the-top

  • adjective satellite far more than usual or expected
    extraordinary; sinful.
    • an extraordinary desire for approval
    • it was an over-the-top experience

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found

  • noun food and lodging provided in addition to money
    • they worked for $30 and found
  • verb set up or found
    establish; set up; launch.
    • She set up a literacy program

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school

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

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anarchical

  • adjective satellite without law or control
    lawless; anarchic.
    • the system is economically inefficient and politically anarchic

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impressive

  • adjective making a strong or vivid impression
    • an impressive ceremony
  • adjective satellite producing a strong effect
    telling.
    • gave an impressive performance as Othello
    • a telling gesture

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elevate

  • verb give a promotion to or assign to a higher position
    advance; upgrade; kick upstairs; promote; raise.
    • John was kicked upstairs when a replacement was hired
    • Women tend not to advance in the major law firms
    • I got promoted after many years of hard work
  • verb raise from a lower to a higher position
    get up; lift; bring up; raise.
    • Raise your hands
    • Lift a load

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marvellous

  • adjective satellite extraordinarily good or great; used especially as intensifiers
    fantastic; marvelous; grand; terrific; howling; wonderful; wondrous; rattling; tremendous.
    • a fantastic trip to the Orient
    • the film was fantastic!
    • a howling success
    • a marvelous collection of rare books
    • had a rattling conversation about politics
    • a tremendous achievement
  • adjective satellite being or having the character of a miracle
    marvelous; miraculous.

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thoughtful

  • adjective satellite having intellectual depth
    • a deeply thoughtful essay
  • adjective exhibiting or characterized by careful thought
    • a thoughtful paper

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shrill

  • verb utter a shrill cry
    pipe; pipe up; shriek.
  • adjective satellite having or emitting a high-pitched and sharp tone or tones
    sharp.
    • a shrill whistle
    • a shrill gaiety

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large

  • noun a garment size for a large person
  • adjective above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent
    big.
    • a large city
    • set out for the big city
    • a large sum
    • a big (or large) barn
    • a large family
    • big businesses
    • a big expenditure
    • a large number of newspapers
    • a big group of scientists
    • large areas of the world

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beat_out

  • verb come out better in a competition, race, or conflict
    shell; beat; trounce; crush; vanquish.
    • Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship
    • We beat the competition
    • Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game
  • verb beat out a rhythm
    thump out; tap out.

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married

  • noun a person who is married
    • we invited several young marrieds
  • verb take in marriage
    get hitched with; wed; marry; conjoin; get married; espouse; hook up with.

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world-class

  • adjective satellite ranking above all others
    foremost; first.
    • was first in her class
    • the foremost figure among marine artists
    • the top graduate

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prosecuting_attorney

  • noun a government official who conducts criminal prosecutions on behalf of the state
    public prosecutor; prosecuting officer; prosecutor.

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small

  • noun the slender part of the back
  • noun a garment size for a small person

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damper

  • noun a movable iron plate that regulates the draft in a stove or chimney or furnace
  • noun a device that decreases the amplitude of electronic, mechanical, acoustical, or aerodynamic oscillations
    muffler.

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blue_murder

  • noun an extravagantly loud outcry
    • she screamed blue murder

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round

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

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vanquish

  • verb come out better in a competition, race, or conflict
    shell; beat; trounce; crush; beat out.
    • Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship
    • We beat the competition
    • Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game

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outgrow

  • verb grow too large or too mature for
    • I have outgrown these clothes
    • She outgrew her childish habits
  • verb grow faster than

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unexpected

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

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disordered

  • adjective satellite thrown into a state of disarray or confusion
    broken; upset; confused.
    • troops fleeing in broken ranks
    • a confused mass of papers on the desk
    • the small disordered room
    • with everything so upset
  • verb disturb in mind or make uneasy or cause to be worried or alarmed
    perturb; disquiet; distract; cark; trouble; disorder; unhinge.
    • She was rather perturbed by the news that her father was seriously ill

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full-grown

  • adjective satellite (of animals) fully developed
    grown; big; adult; grownup; fully grown.
    • an adult animal
    • a grown woman

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superabundance

  • noun a quantity that is more than what is appropriate
    overmuchness; overmuch; overabundance.
    • four-year-olds have an overabundance of energy
    • we received an inundation of email

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personality

  • noun the complex of all the attributes--behavioral, temperamental, emotional and mental--that characterize a unique individual
    • their different reactions reflected their very different personalities
    • it is his nature to help others
  • noun a person of considerable prominence
    • she is a Hollywood personality

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inconsequential

  • adjective satellite lacking worth or importance
    inconsequent.
    • his work seems trivial and inconsequential
    • the quite inconsequent fellow was managed like a puppet
  • adjective satellite not following logically as a consequence

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preposterous

  • adjective satellite incongruous; inviting ridicule
    derisory; ludicrous; idiotic; cockeyed; ridiculous; absurd; laughable; nonsensical.
    • the absurd excuse that the dog ate his homework
    • that's a cockeyed idea
    • ask a nonsensical question and get a nonsensical answer
    • a contribution so small as to be laughable
    • it is ludicrous to call a cottage a mansion
    • a preposterous attempt to turn back the pages of history
    • her conceited assumption of universal interest in her rather dull children was ridiculous

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jump

  • noun a sudden and decisive increase
    leap.
    • a jump in attendance
  • noun an abrupt transition
    leap; saltation.
    • a successful leap from college to the major leagues

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go

  • noun a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else)
    turn; tour; spell.
    • it's my go
    • a spell of work
  • noun street names for methylenedioxymethamphetamine
    cristal; ecstasy; XTC; Adam; X; hug drug; disco biscuit.

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rate

  • noun a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit
    • they traveled at a rate of 55 miles per hour
    • the rate of change was faster than expected
  • noun amount of a charge or payment relative to some basis
    charge per unit.
    • a 10-minute phone call at that rate would cost $5

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exuberant

  • adjective satellite joyously unrestrained
    high-spirited; ebullient.
  • adjective satellite unrestrained, especially with regard to feelings
    extravagant; overweening; excessive.
    • extravagant praise
    • exuberant compliments
    • overweening ambition
    • overweening greed

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further

  • verb promote the growth of
    foster.
    • Foster our children's well-being and education
  • verb contribute to the progress or growth of
    advance; encourage; promote; boost.
    • I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom

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abominable

  • adjective satellite unequivocally detestable
    detestable; execrable; odious.
    • abominable treatment of prisoners
    • detestable vices
    • execrable crimes
    • consequences odious to those you govern"- Edmund Burke
  • adjective satellite exceptionally bad or displeasing
    dreadful; atrocious; terrible; unspeakable; awful; painful.
    • atrocious taste
    • abominable workmanship
    • an awful voice
    • dreadful manners
    • a painful performance
    • terrible handwriting
    • an unspeakable odor came sweeping into the room

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unrestrained

  • adjective not subject to restraint
    • unrestrained laughter
  • adjective satellite marked by uncontrolled excitement or emotion
    mad; frantic; excited; delirious.
    • a crowd of delirious baseball fans
    • something frantic in their gaiety
    • a mad whirl of pleasure

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port

  • noun a place (seaport or airport) where people and merchandise can enter or leave a country
  • noun sweet dark-red dessert wine originally from Portugal
    port wine.

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ribbon

  • noun any long object resembling a thin line
    thread.
    • a mere ribbon of land
    • the lighted ribbon of traffic
    • from the air the road was a grey thread
    • a thread of smoke climbed upward
  • noun an award for winning a championship or commemorating some other event
    laurel wreath; decoration; palm; medallion; medal.

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shining

  • noun the work of making something smooth and shiny by rubbing or waxing it
    polishing.
    • the shining of shoes provided a meager living
    • every Sunday he gave his car a good polishing
  • verb be bright by reflecting or casting light
    reflect; shine.
    • Drive carefully--the wet road reflects

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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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unconditioned

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

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a-one

  • adjective satellite of the highest quality
    first-rate; ace; tops; topnotch; top-notch; crack; tiptop; super.
    • an ace reporter
    • a crack shot
    • a first-rate golfer
    • a super party
    • played top-notch tennis
    • an athlete in tiptop condition
    • she is absolutely tops

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illogical

  • adjective lacking in correct logical relation
    unlogical.
  • adjective satellite lacking orderly continuity
    disordered; disconnected; garbled; scattered; confused; disjointed; unconnected.
    • a confused set of instructions
    • a confused dream about the end of the world
    • disconnected fragments of a story
    • scattered thoughts

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junior

  • noun term of address for a disrespectful and annoying male
    • look here, junior, it's none of your business
  • noun a third-year undergraduate

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ecclesiastical

  • adjective of or associated with a church (especially a Christian Church)
    ecclesiastic.
    • ecclesiastic history

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favour

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

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federal_job_safety_law

  • noun a law passed by the United States Congress that created the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to prevent employees from being injured or contracting diseases in the course of their employment
    occupational safety and health act.

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crush

  • noun leather that has had its grain pattern accentuated
    crushed leather.
  • noun a dense crowd of people
    press; jam.

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liberated

  • adjective satellite (of a gas e.g.) released from chemical combination
  • verb give equal rights to; of women and minorities
    liberate; emancipate.

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war_cry

  • noun a slogan used to rally support for a cause
    rallying cry; cry; watchword; battle cry.
    • a cry to arms
    • our watchword will be `democracy'
  • noun a yell intended to rally a group of soldiers in battle
    battle cry; rallying cry; war whoop.

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health

  • noun a healthy state of wellbeing free from disease
    wellness.
    • physicians should be held responsible for the health of their patients
  • noun the general condition of body and mind
    • his delicate health
    • in poor health

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suspect

  • noun someone who is under suspicion
  • noun a person or institution against whom an action is brought in a court of law; the person being sued or accused
    defendant.

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capital

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

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international

  • adjective concerning or belonging to all or at least two or more nations
    • international affairs
    • an international agreement
    • international waters
  • noun any of several international socialist organizations

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unrestricted

  • adjective not subject to or subjected to restriction
  • adjective satellite free of restrictions on conduct
    • I had unrestricted access

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jurist

  • noun a legal scholar versed in civil law or the law of nations
    legal expert.
  • noun a public official authorized to decide questions brought before a court of justice
    judge; justice.

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bird

  • noun warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
  • noun the flesh of a bird or fowl (wild or domestic) used as food
    fowl.

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military_law

  • noun the body of laws and rules of conduct administered by military courts for the discipline, trial, and punishment of military personnel

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full

  • noun the time when the Moon is fully illuminated
    full moon; full-of-the-moon; full phase of the moon.
    • the moon is at the full
  • verb beat for the purpose of cleaning and thickening
    • full the cloth

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ferocious

  • adjective satellite marked by extreme and violent energy
    fierce; furious; savage.
    • a ferocious beating
    • fierce fighting
    • a furious battle

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walloping

  • noun a sound defeat
    trouncing; drubbing; whipping; thrashing; slaughter; debacle.
  • verb hit hard
    wham; whop; whack; wallop.
    • The teacher whacked the boy

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overplus

  • noun extreme excess
    embarrassment; superfluity; plethora.
    • an embarrassment of riches

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top-flight

  • adjective satellite excellent; best possible
    top-hole; topping.

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loose

  • verb grant freedom to; free from confinement
    unloosen; unloose; free; release; liberate.
  • verb turn loose or free from restraint
    let loose; unleash.
    • let loose mines
    • Loose terrible plagues upon humanity

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commercial

  • noun a commercially sponsored ad on radio or television
    commercial message.
  • adjective connected with or engaged in or sponsored by or used in commerce or commercial enterprises
    • commercial trucker
    • commercial TV
    • commercial diamonds

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whoop

  • noun a loud hooting cry of exultation or excitement
  • verb shout, as if with joy or enthusiasm
    • The children whooped when they were led to the picnic table

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wanton

  • noun lewd or lascivious woman
  • verb waste time; spend one's time idly or inefficiently
    trifle; piddle away; wanton away; piddle.

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governing

  • noun the act of governing; exercising authority
    administration; government activity; governance; government.
    • regulations for the governing of state prisons
    • he had considerable experience of government
  • verb bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations
    regularize; regularise; regulate; order; govern.
    • We cannot regulate the way people dress
    • This town likes to regulate

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excess

  • noun a quantity much larger than is needed
    nimiety; surplusage; surplus.
  • noun immoderation as a consequence of going beyond sufficient or permitted limits
    inordinateness; excessiveness.

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active

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

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combatant

  • noun someone who fights (or is fighting)
    scrapper; fighter; belligerent; battler.
  • adjective satellite engaging in or ready for combat

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bring_up

  • verb summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic
    arouse; raise; invoke; conjure up; call down; call forth; evoke; put forward; stir; conjure.
    • raise the specter of unemployment
    • he conjured wild birds in the air
    • call down the spirits from the mountain
  • verb bring up
    parent; nurture; raise; rear.
    • raise a family
    • bring up children

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brunet

  • noun a person with dark (brown) hair
    brunette.
  • adjective marked by dark or relatively dark pigmentation of hair or skin or eyes
    brunette.
    • a brunette beauty

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extreme

  • noun the furthest or highest degree of something
    • he carried it to extremes
  • noun the point located farthest from the middle of something
    extremum; extreme point.

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dry

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

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common_law

  • noun (civil law) a law established by following earlier judicial decisions
    case law; precedent.
  • noun a system of jurisprudence based on judicial precedents rather than statutory laws
    case law; precedent.
    • common law originated in the unwritten laws of England and was later applied in the United States

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great

  • noun a person who has achieved distinction and honor in some field
    • he is one of the greats of American music
  • adjective satellite relatively large in size or number or extent; larger than others of its kind
    • a great juicy steak
    • a great multitude
    • the great auk
    • a great old oak
    • a great ocean liner
    • a great delay

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razz

  • noun a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt
    boo; razzing; Bronx cheer; hoot; hiss; raspberry; bird; snort.
  • verb harass with persistent criticism or carping
    rag; bait; tantalize; twit; taunt; ride; tease; cod; rally; tantalise.
    • The children teased the new teacher
    • Don't ride me so hard over my failure
    • His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie

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brilliant

  • adjective satellite of surpassing excellence
    superb.
    • a brilliant performance
    • a superb actor
  • adjective satellite having or marked by unusual and impressive intelligence
    smart as a whip; brainy.
    • some men dislike brainy women
    • a brilliant mind
    • a brilliant solution to the problem

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law_of_nations

  • noun the body of laws governing relations between nations
    international law.

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elaborate

  • verb add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing
    expound; lucubrate; dilate; expatiate; enlarge; exposit; flesh out; expand.
    • She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation
  • verb produce from basic elements or sources; change into a more developed product
    • The bee elaborates honey

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screech

  • noun a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry
    shriek; screeching; screaming; scream; shrieking.
    • he ducked at the screechings of shells
    • he heard the scream of the brakes
  • noun sharp piercing cry
    screaming; screeching; shriek; scream; shrieking.
    • her screaming attracted the neighbors

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brutal

  • adjective satellite (of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering
    savage; barbarous; vicious; cruel; fell; roughshod.
    • a barbarous crime
    • brutal beatings
    • cruel tortures
    • Stalin's roughshod treatment of the kulaks
    • a savage slap
    • vicious kicks
  • adjective satellite harsh
    unrelenting.
    • the brutal summer sun
    • a brutal winter

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queue

  • noun a line of people or vehicles waiting for something
    waiting line.
  • noun (information processing) an ordered list of tasks to be performed or messages to be transmitted

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trial

  • noun the act of testing something
    test; run.
    • in the experimental trials the amount of carbon was measured separately
    • he called each flip of the coin a new trial
  • noun trying something to find out about it
    test; trial run; tryout.
    • a sample for ten days free trial
    • a trial of progesterone failed to relieve the pain

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admiralty

  • noun the department in charge of the navy (as in Great Britain)
  • noun the office of admiral

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superstitious

  • adjective satellite showing ignorance of the laws of nature and faith in magic or chance
    • finally realized that the horror he felt was superstitious in origin

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boo

  • noun a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt
    razz; razzing; Bronx cheer; hoot; hiss; raspberry; bird; snort.
  • verb show displeasure, as after a performance or speech
    hiss.

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promotion

  • noun a message issued in behalf of some product or cause or idea or person or institution
    promotional material; packaging; publicity.
    • the packaging of new ideas
  • noun act of raising in rank or position

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military

  • noun the military forces of a nation
    armed forces; armed services; military machine; war machine.
    • their military is the largest in the region
    • the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker
  • adjective of or relating to the study of the principles of warfare
    • military law

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uncontrolled

  • adjective not being under control; out of control
    • the greatest uncontrolled health problem is AIDS
    • uncontrolled growth

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self-indulgent

  • adjective satellite indulgent of your own appetites and desires
    • a self-indulgent...way of looking at life"- Havelock Ellis

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golden

  • adjective satellite having the deep slightly brownish color of gold
    aureate; gilded; gilt; gold.
    • long aureate (or golden) hair
    • a gold carpet
  • adjective satellite marked by peace and prosperity
    halcyon; prosperous.
    • a golden era
    • the halcyon days of the clipper trade

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fantastic

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

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exorbitance

  • noun excessive excess
    outrageousness.

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regardless

  • adjective satellite (usually followed by `of') without due thought or consideration
    careless.
    • careless of the consequences
    • crushing the blooms with regardless tread
  • adverb in spite of everything; without regard to drawbacks
    irrespective; disregarding; no matter; disregardless.
    • he carried on regardless of the difficulties

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raise

  • noun the amount a salary is increased
    wage hike; hike; rise; salary increase; wage increase.
    • he got a 3% raise
    • he got a wage hike
  • noun an upward slope or grade (as in a road)
    acclivity; upgrade; rise; climb; ascent.
    • the car couldn't make it up the rise

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overabundance

  • noun the state of being more than full
    surfeit; excess.
  • noun a quantity that is more than what is appropriate
    overmuchness; overmuch; superabundance.
    • four-year-olds have an overabundance of energy
    • we received an inundation of email

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extra

  • noun a minor actor in crowd scenes
    spear carrier; supernumerary.
  • noun an additional edition of a newspaper (usually to report a crisis)

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outstanding

  • adjective satellite distinguished from others in excellence
    • did outstanding work in human relations
    • an outstanding war record
  • adjective satellite having a quality that thrusts itself into attention
    striking; salient; prominent; spectacular.
    • an outstanding fact of our time is that nations poisoned by anti semitism proved less fortunate in regard to their own freedom
    • a new theory is the most prominent feature of the book
    • salient traits
    • a spectacular rise in prices
    • a striking thing about Picadilly Circus is the statue of Eros in the center
    • a striking resemblance between parent and child

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prefer

  • verb like better; value more highly
    • Some people prefer camping to staying in hotels
    • We prefer sleeping outside
  • verb select as an alternative over another
    opt; choose.
    • I always choose the fish over the meat courses in this restaurant
    • She opted for the job on the East coast

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extravagancy

  • noun the quality of exceeding the appropriate limits of decorum or probability or truth
    extravagance.
    • we were surprised by the extravagance of his description

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fatuous

  • adjective satellite devoid of intelligence
    vacuous; mindless; inane; asinine.

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extravagance

  • noun the quality of exceeding the appropriate limits of decorum or probability or truth
    extravagancy.
    • we were surprised by the extravagance of his description
  • noun the trait of spending extravagantly
    prodigality; profligacy.

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official

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

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stern

  • noun the rear part of a ship
    poop; quarter; after part; tail.
  • noun United States concert violinist (born in Russia in 1920)
    Isaac Stern.

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stone

  • noun a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter
    rock.
    • he threw a rock at me
  • noun building material consisting of a piece of rock hewn in a definite shape for a special purpose
    • he wanted a special stone to mark the site

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indulgence

  • noun an inability to resist the gratification of whims and desires
    self-indulgence.
  • noun a disposition to yield to the wishes of someone
    lenience; leniency.
    • too much indulgence spoils a child

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unsuppressed

  • adjective satellite given vent to
    • unsuppressed rage
    • unsuppressed feelings

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wakeless

  • adjective satellite (of sleep) deep and complete
    heavy; sound; profound.
    • a heavy sleep
    • fell into a profound sleep
    • a sound sleeper
    • deep wakeless sleep

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circumvent

  • verb surround so as to force to give up
    beleaguer; hem in; surround; besiege.
    • The Turks besieged Vienna
  • verb beat through cleverness and wit
    outsmart; beat; overreach; outwit; outfox.
    • I beat the traffic
    • She outfoxed her competitors

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sub_judice

  • adjective satellite before a judge or court of law; awaiting judicial determination

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select

  • verb pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives
    pick out; choose; take.
    • Take any one of these cards
    • Choose a good husband for your daughter
    • She selected a pair of shoes from among the dozen the salesgirl had shown her
  • adjective satellite of superior grade
    prime; quality; prize; choice.
    • choice wines
    • prime beef
    • prize carnations
    • quality paper
    • select peaches

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nonpartizan

  • noun a person who is nonpartisan
    nonpartisan.
  • adjective free from party affiliation or bias
    nonpartisan.

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spiffing

  • adjective satellite excellent or splendid
    • that's a perfectly spiffing idea

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surprisingness

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

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discriminative

  • adjective satellite capable of making fine distinctions
    discriminatory.
  • adjective satellite expressing careful judgment
    judicial.
    • discriminative censure
    • a biography ...appreciative and yet judicial in purpose"-Tyler Dennett

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exceedance

  • noun (geology) the probability that an earthquake will generate a level of ground motion that exceeds a specified reference level during a given exposure time
    • the concept of exceedance can be applied to any type of environmental risk modeling

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illegal

  • adjective prohibited by law or by official or accepted rules
    • an illegal chess move

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angry

  • adjective feeling or showing anger
    • angry at the weather
    • angry customers
    • an angry silence
    • sending angry letters to the papers
  • adjective satellite (of the elements) as if showing violent anger
    furious; raging; wild; tempestuous.
    • angry clouds on the horizon
    • furious winds
    • the raging sea

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spiky

  • adjective satellite having or as if having especially high-pitched spots
    peaky.
    • absence of peaky highs and beefed-up bass

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abloom

  • adjective satellite bursting into flower
    efflorescent.
    • flowering spring trees

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subjugable

  • adjective satellite susceptible to being subjugated
    subduable.

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olympian

  • adjective satellite majestic in manner or bearing; superior to mundane matters
    majestic.
    • his majestic presence
    • olympian detachment
    • olympian beauty and serene composure
  • noun an athlete who participates in the Olympic games

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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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unreserved

  • adjective not reserved
  • adjective not cautious or reticent
    • unreserved behavior

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irrepressible

  • adjective satellite impossible to repress or control
    uncontrollable.
    • an irrepressible chatterbox
    • uncontrollable laughter

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pretorial

  • adjective of or relating to a Roman praetor
    pretorian; praetorial; praetorian.
    • praetorial powers

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highflying

  • adjective satellite moving upward or along at a considerable height
    • some highflying fighter pilot fired a cannon shell into it
  • adjective satellite extravagant or ambitious or extreme in aims or opinions
    • they did not understand what had happend at the once highflying company

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meliorate

  • verb to make better
    better; amend; ameliorate; improve.
    • The editor improved the manuscript with his changes
  • verb get better
    better; ameliorate; improve.
    • The weather improved toward evening

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indefensible

  • adjective satellite (of theories etc) incapable of being defended or justified
    untenable.
  • adjective satellite not able to be protected against attack

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wicked

  • adjective morally bad in principle or practice
  • adjective satellite having committed unrighteous acts
    sinful; unholy.
    • a sinful person

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levelheaded

  • adjective satellite exercising or showing good judgment
    healthy; sound; intelligent; level-headed.
    • healthy scepticism
    • a healthy fear of rattlesnakes
    • the healthy attitude of French laws
    • healthy relations between labor and management
    • an intelligent solution
    • a sound approach to the problem
    • sound advice
    • no sound explanation for his decision

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jurisprudential

  • adjective relating to the science or philosophy of law or a system of laws

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uncontrollable

  • adjective satellite difficult to solve or alleviate
    unmanageable.
    • uncontrollable pain
  • adjective satellite of persons
    indocile; ungovernable; unruly.
    • the little boy's parents think he is spirited, but his teacher finds him unruly

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up

  • verb raise
    • up the ante
  • adjective being or moving higher in position or greater in some value; being above a former position or level
    • the anchor is up
    • the sun is up
    • he lay face up
    • he is up by a pawn
    • the market is up
    • the corn is up

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agnostic

  • noun someone who is doubtful or noncommittal about something
    doubter.
  • noun a person who claims that they cannot have true knowledge about the existence of God (but does not deny that God might exist)

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aware

  • adjective (sometimes followed by `of') having or showing knowledge or understanding or realization or perception
    cognisant; cognizant.
    • was aware of his opponent's hostility
    • became aware of her surroundings
    • aware that he had exceeded the speed limit
  • adjective bearing in mind; attentive to
    mindful.
    • ever mindful of her health
    • mindful of his responsibilities
    • mindful of these criticisms, I shall attempt to justify my action

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american

  • noun a native or inhabitant of the United States
  • noun the English language as used in the United States
    American English; American language.

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vigorish

  • noun an exorbitant or unlawful rate of interest
    usury.
  • noun a percentage (of winnings or loot or profit) taken by an operator or gangster
    rake-off.

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controlling

  • adjective satellite able to control or determine policy
    • a controlling interest in the firm
  • verb exercise authoritative control or power over
    control; command.
    • control the budget
    • Command the military forces

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adult

  • noun a fully developed person from maturity onward
    grownup.
  • noun any mature animal

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excellent

  • adjective satellite very good; of the highest quality
    fantabulous; first-class; splendid.
    • made an excellent speech
    • the school has excellent teachers
    • a first-class mind

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rare

  • adjective satellite not widely known; especially valued for its uncommonness
    • a rare word
    • rare books
  • adjective satellite recurring only at long intervals
    • a rare appearance
    • total eclipses are rare events

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hole

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

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hold

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

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yelling

  • noun uttering a loud inarticulate cry as of pain or excitement
    shouting.
  • verb utter a sudden loud cry
    cry; hollo; squall; shout; call; holler; yell; scream; shout out.
    • she cried with pain when the doctor inserted the needle
    • I yelled to her from the window but she couldn't hear me

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securities_law

  • noun the body of laws governing the issuance and selling of securities

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high

  • noun a lofty level or position or degree
    • summer temperatures reached an all-time high
  • noun an air mass of higher than normal pressure
    • the east coast benefits from a Bermuda high

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malcontent

  • noun a person who is discontented or disgusted
  • adjective satellite discontented as toward authority
    ill-affected; disaffected; rebellious.

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lightheaded

  • adjective satellite weak and likely to lose consciousness
    light; swooning; faint; light-headed.
    • suddenly felt faint from the pain
    • was sick and faint from hunger
    • felt light in the head
    • a swooning fit
    • light-headed with wine
    • light-headed from lack of sleep
  • adjective satellite lacking seriousness; given to frivolity
    giddy; featherbrained; airheaded; empty-headed; dizzy; light-headed; silly.
    • a dizzy blonde
    • light-headed teenagers
    • silly giggles

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ecclesiastical_law

  • noun the body of codified laws governing the affairs of a Christian church
    canon law.

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outdo

  • verb be or do something to a greater degree
    exceed; surpass; outperform; outgo; outstrip; outmatch; surmount.
    • her performance surpasses that of any other student I know
    • She outdoes all other athletes
    • This exceeds all my expectations
    • This car outperforms all others in its class
  • verb get the better of
    scoop; outflank; best; trump.
    • the goal was to best the competition

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hideous

  • adjective satellite grossly offensive to decency or morality; causing horror
    outrageous; horrific; horrid.
    • subjected to outrageous cruelty
    • a hideous pattern of injustice
    • horrific conditions in the mining industry
  • adjective satellite so extremely ugly as to be terrifying
    repulsive.
    • a hideous scar
    • a repulsive mask

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past

  • noun the time that has elapsed
    past times; yesteryear.
    • forget the past
  • noun a earlier period in someone's life (especially one that they have reason to keep secret)
    • reporters dug into the candidate's past

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unsurpassable

  • adjective satellite not to be exceeded
    • unsurpassable skill
    • unsurpassable standards of workmanship

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unbridled

  • adjective satellite not restrained or controlled
    ungoverned; uncurbed; unchecked.
    • unbridled rage
    • an unchecked temper
    • ungoverned rage
  • verb remove the bridle from (a horse or mule)
    unbridle.

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unconstrained

  • adjective satellite free from constraint
    • he was unconstrained by any of the sanctions of polite society
    • the dog was unconstrained
    • idle, unconstrained gossip

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roar

  • noun a deep prolonged loud noise
    thunder; roaring; boom.
  • noun a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal)
    holla; bellow; hollo; yowl; holler; hollering; holloa; bellowing; roaring.
    • his bellow filled the hallway

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meliorative

  • adjective satellite tending to ameliorate
    ameliorative; ameliorating; amelioratory.

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revenant

  • noun a person who returns after a lengthy absence
  • noun someone who has returned from the dead

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male

  • noun an animal that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that can fertilize female gametes (ova)
  • noun a person who belongs to the sex that cannot have babies
    male person.

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deceased

  • noun someone who is no longer alive
    dead person; decedent; departed; deceased person; dead soul.
    • I wonder what the dead person would have done
  • verb pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life
    decease; give-up the ghost; pop off; perish; die; buy the farm; snuff it; choke; drop dead; pass away; expire; exit; croak; pass; go; kick the bucket; conk; cash in one's chips.
    • She died from cancer
    • The children perished in the fire
    • The patient went peacefully
    • The old guy kicked the bucket at the age of 102

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proof

  • noun any factual evidence that helps to establish the truth of something
    cogent evidence.
    • if you have any proof for what you say, now is the time to produce it
  • noun a formal series of statements showing that if one thing is true something else necessarily follows from it

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control

  • noun power to direct or determine
    • under control
  • noun a relation of constraint of one entity (thing or person or group) by another
    • measures for the control of disease
    • they instituted controls over drinking on campus

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immoderate

  • adjective beyond reasonable limits
    • immoderate laughter
    • immoderate spending

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atrocious

  • adjective satellite shockingly brutal or cruel
    grievous; monstrous; flagitious.
    • murder is an atrocious crime
    • a grievous offense against morality
    • a grievous crime
    • no excess was too monstrous for them to commit
  • adjective satellite exceptionally bad or displeasing
    dreadful; terrible; unspeakable; awful; abominable; painful.
    • atrocious taste
    • abominable workmanship
    • an awful voice
    • dreadful manners
    • a painful performance
    • terrible handwriting
    • an unspeakable odor came sweeping into the room

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life-threatening

  • adjective satellite causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm
    grievous; dangerous; severe; serious; grave.
    • a dangerous operation
    • a grave situation
    • a grave illness
    • grievous bodily harm
    • a serious wound
    • a serious turn of events
    • a severe case of pneumonia
    • a life-threatening disease

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garbled

  • adjective satellite lacking orderly continuity
    disordered; disconnected; scattered; confused; disjointed; unconnected; illogical.
    • a confused set of instructions
    • a confused dream about the end of the world
    • disconnected fragments of a story
    • scattered thoughts
  • verb make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story
    warp; falsify; distort; garble.

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tax

  • noun charge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government
    revenue enhancement; taxation.
  • verb levy a tax on
    • The State taxes alcohol heavily
    • Clothing is not taxed in our state

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confused

  • adjective satellite perplexed by many conflicting situations or statements; filled with bewilderment
    baffled; bewildered; bemused; lost; confounded; befuddled; at sea; mazed; mixed-up.
    • obviously bemused by his questions
    • bewildered and confused
    • a cloudy and confounded philosopher
    • just a mixed-up kid
    • she felt lost on the first day of school
  • verb mistake one thing for another
    confound; confuse.
    • you are confusing me with the other candidate
    • I mistook her for the secretary

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escaped

  • adjective satellite having escaped, especially from confinement
    on the loose; at large; loose.
    • a convict still at large
    • searching for two escaped prisoners
    • dogs loose on the streets
    • criminals on the loose in the neighborhood
  • verb run away from confinement
    break loose; get away; escape.
    • The convicted murderer escaped from a high security prison

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tearing

  • noun shedding tears
    lacrimation; watering; lachrymation.
  • verb separate or cause to separate abruptly
    tear; snap; rupture; bust.
    • The rope snapped
    • tear the paper

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undueful

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minimum

  • noun the smallest possible quantity
    lower limit.
  • noun the point on a curve where the tangent changes from negative on the left to positive on the right

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romanticist

  • noun someone who indulges in excessive sentimentality
    sentimentalist.
  • noun an artist of the Romantic Movement or someone influenced by Romanticism
    romantic.

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hudud

  • noun Islamic laws stating the limits ordained by Allah and including the deterrent punishments for serious crimes
    hudood.

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voider

  • noun an official who can invalidate or nullify
    invalidator; nullifier.
    • my bank check was voided and I wanted to know who the invalidator was
  • noun a person who defecates
    defecator; shitter.

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premium

  • noun payment for insurance
    insurance premium.
  • noun the amount that something in scarce supply is valued above its nominal value
    • they paid a premium for access to water

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indifferent

  • adjective satellite marked by a lack of interest; it is simply indifferent"
    apathetic.
    • an apathetic audience
    • the universe is neither hostile nor friendly
  • adjective satellite showing no care or concern in attitude or action
    • indifferent to the sufferings of others
    • indifferent to her plea

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weapons-grade

  • adjective satellite of a quality adequate for use in weapons (especially in weapons of mass destruction)
    • weapons-grade plutonium
    • weapons-grade anthrax
  • adjective satellite extremely strong or concentrated or durable
    industrial-strength.
    • industrial-strength detergent
    • weapons-grade salsa

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caucasian

  • noun a member of the Caucasoid race
    White; White person.
  • noun a number of languages spoken in the Caucasus that are unrelated to languages spoken elsewhere
    Caucasian language.

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fearsome

  • adjective satellite causing fear or dread or terror
    dreadful; direful; horrific; fearful; frightening; terrible; dread; dire; horrendous; awful; dreaded.
    • the awful war
    • an awful risk
    • dire news
    • a career or vengeance so direful that London was shocked
    • the dread presence of the headmaster
    • polio is no longer the dreaded disease it once was
    • a dreadful storm
    • a fearful howling
    • horrendous explosions shook the city
    • a terrible curse

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native

  • noun an indigenous person who was born in a particular place
    indigen; aboriginal; indigene; aborigine.
    • the art of the natives of the northwest coast
    • the Canadian government scrapped plans to tax the grants to aboriginal college students
  • noun a person born in a particular place or country
    • he is a native of Brazil

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undisciplined

  • adjective satellite not subjected to discipline
    • undisciplined talent
  • adjective satellite not subjected to correction or discipline
    uncorrected.
    • let her children grow up uncorrected

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amend

  • verb make amendments to
    • amend the document
  • verb to make better
    better; ameliorate; meliorate; improve.
    • The editor improved the manuscript with his changes

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virgin

  • noun a person who has never had sex
  • noun (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Virgo
    Virgo.

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redundancy

  • noun repetition of messages to reduce the probability of errors in transmission
  • noun the attribute of being superfluous and unneeded
    redundance.
    • the use of industrial robots created redundancy among workers

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court

  • noun an assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business
    tribunal; judicature.
  • noun a room in which a lawcourt sits
    courtroom.
    • television cameras were admitted in the courtroom

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emancipated

  • adjective satellite free from traditional social restraints
    liberated.
    • an emancipated young woman pursuing her career
    • a liberated lifestyle
  • verb give equal rights to; of women and minorities
    liberate; emancipate.

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breaking

  • noun the act of breaking something
    break; breakage.
    • the breakage was unavoidable
  • verb terminate
    interrupt; break.
    • She interrupted her pregnancy
    • break a lucky streak
    • break the cycle of poverty

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second-best

  • adjective satellite next to the best
    • his second-best bed
  • adverb in second place
    • he came off second-best

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copious

  • adjective satellite large in number or quantity (especially of discourse)
    voluminous.
    • she took copious notes
    • a subject of voluminous legislation
  • adjective satellite affording an abundant supply
    plenteous; plentiful; rich; ample.
    • had ample food for the party
    • copious provisions
    • food is plentiful
    • a plenteous grape harvest
    • a rich supply

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ratified

  • adjective satellite formally approved and invested with legal authority
    sanctioned.
  • verb approve and express assent, responsibility, or obligation
    ratify; sign.
    • All parties ratified the peace treaty
    • Have you signed your contract yet?

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immune

  • noun a person who is immune to a particular infection
  • adjective relating to the condition of immunity
    • the immune system

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prosecuting_officer

  • noun a government official who conducts criminal prosecutions on behalf of the state
    prosecuting attorney; public prosecutor; prosecutor.

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immoderation

  • noun the quality of being excessive and lacking in moderation
    immoderateness.

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vociferous

  • adjective satellite conspicuously and offensively loud; given to vehement outcry
    blatant; clamant; clamorous; strident.
    • blatant radios
    • a clamorous uproar
    • strident demands
    • a vociferous mob

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optimal

  • adjective satellite most desirable possible under a restriction expressed or implied
    optimum.
    • an optimum return on capital
    • optimal concentration of a drug

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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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footloose

  • adjective satellite free to go or do as one pleases
    • Americans have always been a footloose people always moving on
    • a footloose young man eager to see the big city

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intelligent

  • adjective having the capacity for thought and reason especially to a high degree
    • is there intelligent life in the universe?
    • an intelligent question
  • adjective satellite possessing sound knowledge
    well-informed.
    • well-informed readers

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redundance

  • noun the attribute of being superfluous and unneeded
    redundancy.
    • the use of industrial robots created redundancy among workers

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paramount

  • adjective satellite having superior power and influence
    preponderant; overriding; preponderating; predominant; predominate.
    • the predominant mood among policy-makers is optimism

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irrational

  • noun a real number that cannot be expressed as a rational number
    irrational number.
  • adjective not consistent with or using reason
    • irrational fears
    • irrational animals

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blear

  • verb make dim or indistinct
    blur.
    • The fog blurs my vision
  • adjective satellite tired to the point of exhaustion
    blear-eyed; bleary; bleary-eyed.

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plump

  • noun the sound of a sudden heavy fall
  • verb drop sharply
    plummet.
    • The stock market plummeted

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john_marshall

  • noun United States jurist; as chief justice of the Supreme Court he established the principles of United States constitutional law (1755-1835)
    Marshall.

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philosophy

  • noun a belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school
    philosophical system; school of thought; ism; doctrine.
  • noun the rational investigation of questions about existence and knowledge and ethics

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inessential

  • noun anything that is not essential
    nonessential.
    • they discarded all their inessentials
  • adjective not basic or fundamental
    unessential.

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walk

  • noun the act of traveling by foot
    walking.
    • walking is a healthy form of exercise
  • noun (baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls
    base on balls; pass.
    • he worked the pitcher for a base on balls

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modest

  • adjective marked by simplicity; having a humble opinion of yourself
    • a modest apartment
    • too modest to wear his medals
  • adjective satellite not large but sufficient in size or amount
    small.
    • a modest salary
    • modest inflation
    • helped in my own small way

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trier

  • noun one (as a judge) who examines and settles a case
  • noun one who tries
    essayer; attempter.

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grotius

  • noun Dutch jurist and diplomat whose writings established the basis of modern international law (1583-1645)
    Hugo Grotius; Huig de Groot.

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blood

  • noun the fluid (red in vertebrates) that is pumped through the body by the heart and contains plasma, blood cells, and platelets
    • blood carries oxygen and nutrients to the tissues and carries away waste products
    • the ancients believed that blood was the seat of the emotions
  • noun temperament or disposition
    • a person of hot blood

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ethnic

  • noun a person who is a member of an ethnic group
  • adjective satellite denoting or deriving from or distinctive of the ways of living built up by a group of people
    cultural; ethnical.
    • influenced by ethnic and cultural ties"- J.F.Kennedy
    • ethnic food

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end

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

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coagulate

  • verb change from a liquid to a thickened or solid state
    clot.
    • coagulated blood
  • verb cause to change from a liquid to a solid or thickened state
    clot.

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catcall

  • noun a cry expressing disapproval
  • verb utter catcalls at

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mercantile_law

  • noun the body of rules applied to commercial transactions; derived from the practices of traders rather than from jurisprudence
    law merchant; commercial law.

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parallel

  • noun something having the property of being analogous to something else
    analogue; analog.
  • noun an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator
    latitude; parallel of latitude; line of latitude.

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amelioratory

  • adjective satellite tending to ameliorate
    ameliorative; ameliorating; meliorative.

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temperate

  • adjective (of weather or climate) free from extremes; mild; or characteristic of such weather or climate
    • a temperate region
    • the temperate zones
    • temperate plants
  • adjective not extreme in behavior
    • temperate in his habits
    • a temperate response to an insult
    • temperate in his eating and drinking

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unreasoning

  • adjective satellite not based on reason or evidence
    blind.
    • blind hatred
    • blind faith
    • unreasoning panic

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magisterial

  • adjective of or relating to a magistrate
    • official magisterial functions
  • adjective satellite offensively self-assured or given to exercising usually unwarranted power
    peremptory; dominating; high-and-mighty; autocratic; bossy.
    • an autocratic person
    • autocratic behavior
    • a bossy way of ordering others around
    • a rather aggressive and dominating character
    • managed the employees in an aloof magisterial way
    • a swaggering peremptory manner

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splendid

  • adjective satellite having great beauty and splendor
    splendiferous; glorious; resplendent.
    • a glorious spring morning
    • a glorious sunset
    • splendid costumes
    • a kind of splendiferous native simplicity
  • adjective satellite very good; of the highest quality
    fantabulous; first-class; excellent.
    • made an excellent speech
    • the school has excellent teachers
    • a first-class mind

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light

  • noun (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation
    visible light; visible radiation.
    • the light was filtered through a soft glass window
  • noun any device serving as a source of illumination
    light source.
    • he stopped the car and turned off the lights

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valid

  • adjective well grounded in logic or truth or having legal force
    • a valid inference
    • a valid argument
    • a valid contract
  • adjective satellite still legally acceptable
    • the license is still valid

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counter

  • noun table consisting of a horizontal surface over which business is transacted
  • noun game equipment (as a piece of wood, plastic, or ivory) used for keeping a count or reserving a space in various card or board games

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simple

  • noun any herbaceous plant having medicinal properties
  • noun a person lacking intelligence or common sense
    simpleton.

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redundant

  • adjective satellite more than is needed, desired, or required
    supererogatory; extra; surplus; spare; excess; superfluous; supernumerary.
    • trying to lose excess weight
    • found some extra change lying on the dresser
    • yet another book on heraldry might be thought redundant
    • skills made redundant by technological advance
    • sleeping in the spare room
    • supernumerary ornamentation
    • it was supererogatory of her to gloat
    • delete superfluous (or unnecessary) words
    • extra ribs as well as other supernumerary internal parts
    • surplus cheese distributed to the needy
  • adjective satellite repetition of same sense in different words
    pleonastic; tautological; tautologic.
    • `a true fact' and `a free gift' are pleonastic expressions
    • the phrase `a beginner who has just started' is tautological
    • at the risk of being redundant I return to my original proposition"- J.B.Conant

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chief

  • noun a person who is in charge
    head; top dog.
    • the head of the whole operation
  • noun a person who exercises control over workers
    foreman; gaffer; honcho; boss.
    • if you want to leave early you have to ask the foreman

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hold_in

  • verb close in; darkness enclosed him"
    confine; enclose.
  • verb lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits
    control; moderate; curb; contain; hold; check.
    • moderate your alcohol intake
    • hold your tongue
    • hold your temper
    • control your anger

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dread

  • noun fearful expectation or anticipation
    apprehension; apprehensiveness.
    • the student looked around the examination room with apprehension
  • verb be afraid or scared of; be frightened of
    fear.
    • I fear the winters in Moscow
    • We should not fear the Communists!

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capitalist

  • noun a conservative advocate of capitalism
  • noun a person who invests capital in a business (especially a large business)

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hebrew

  • noun the ancient Canaanitic language of the Hebrews that has been revived as the official language of Israel
  • noun a person belonging to the worldwide group claiming descent from Jacob (or converted to it) and connected by cultural or religious ties
    Israelite; Jew.

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furious

  • adjective satellite marked by extreme and violent energy
    fierce; ferocious; savage.
    • a ferocious beating
    • fierce fighting
    • a furious battle
  • adjective satellite marked by extreme anger
    enraged; angered; maddened; infuriated.
    • the enraged bull attached
    • furious about the accident
    • a furious scowl
    • infuriated onlookers charged the police who were beating the boy
    • could not control the maddened crowd

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predominate

  • verb be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance
    dominate; prevail; reign; rule.
    • Money reigns supreme here
    • Hispanics predominate in this neighborhood
  • verb appear very large or occupy a commanding position
    tower; loom; hulk.
    • The huge sculpture predominates over the fountain
    • Large shadows loomed on the canyon wall

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nonsensical

  • adjective satellite incongruous; inviting ridicule
    derisory; ludicrous; idiotic; preposterous; cockeyed; ridiculous; absurd; laughable.
    • the absurd excuse that the dog ate his homework
    • that's a cockeyed idea
    • ask a nonsensical question and get a nonsensical answer
    • a contribution so small as to be laughable
    • it is ludicrous to call a cottage a mansion
    • a preposterous attempt to turn back the pages of history
    • her conceited assumption of universal interest in her rather dull children was ridiculous
  • adjective satellite having no intelligible meaning
    nonsense.
    • nonsense syllables
    • a nonsensical jumble of words

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maddened

  • adjective satellite marked by extreme anger
    furious; enraged; angered; infuriated.
    • the enraged bull attached
    • furious about the accident
    • a furious scowl
    • infuriated onlookers charged the police who were beating the boy
    • could not control the maddened crowd
  • verb cause to go crazy; cause to lose one's mind
    madden; craze.

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hue_and_cry

  • noun loud and persistent outcry from many people
    clamor; clamour; clamoring; clamouring.
    • he ignored the clamor of the crowd

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sanctioned

  • adjective satellite conforming to orthodox or recognized rules
    canonic; canonical.
    • the drinking of cocktails was as canonical a rite as the mixing"- Sinclair Lewis
  • verb give sanction to
    O.K.; okay; approve; sanction.
    • I approve of his educational policies

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profuse

  • adjective satellite produced or growing in extreme abundance
    luxuriant; lush; riotous; exuberant.
    • their riotous blooming

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over

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

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resolute

  • adjective firm in purpose or belief; characterized by firmness and determination
    • stood resolute against the enemy
    • faced with a resolute opposition
    • a resolute and unshakeable faith
  • adjective satellite characterized by quickness and firmness
    unhesitating.
    • his reply was unhesitating

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unjustified

  • adjective satellite lacking justification or authorization
    undue; unwarranted.
    • desire for undue private profit
    • unwarranted limitations of personal freedom

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outshine

  • verb shine brighter than
    • What star outshines the sun?
  • verb attract more attention and praise than others
    • This film outshone all the others in quality

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pleonastic

  • adjective satellite repetition of same sense in different words
    tautological; redundant; tautologic.
    • `a true fact' and `a free gift' are pleonastic expressions
    • the phrase `a beginner who has just started' is tautological
    • at the risk of being redundant I return to my original proposition"- J.B.Conant

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surmount

  • verb get on top of; deal with successfully
    get over; master; subdue; overcome.
    • He overcame his shyness
  • verb be on top of
    • The scarf surmounted the gown

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usury

  • noun an exorbitant or unlawful rate of interest
    vigorish.
  • noun the act of lending money at an exorbitant rate of interest

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aggrandisement

  • noun the act of increasing the wealth or prestige or power or scope of something
    elevation; aggrandizement.
    • the aggrandizement of the king
    • his elevation to cardinal

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cold

  • noun a mild viral infection involving the nose and respiratory passages (but not the lungs)
    common cold.
    • will they never find a cure for the common cold?
  • noun the absence of heat
    frigidness; coldness; frigidity; low temperature.
    • the coldness made our breath visible
    • come in out of the cold
    • cold is a vasoconstrictor

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still

  • noun a static photograph (especially one taken from a movie and used for advertising purposes)
    • he wanted some stills for a magazine ad
  • noun (poetic) tranquil silence
    hush; stillness.
    • the still of the night

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unchecked

  • adjective satellite not restrained or controlled
    ungoverned; uncurbed; unbridled.
    • unbridled rage
    • an unchecked temper
    • ungoverned rage

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welcomer

  • noun a person who greets
    greeter; saluter.
    • the newcomers were met by smiling greeters
  • adjective giving pleasure or satisfaction or received with pleasure or freely granted
    welcome.
    • a welcome relief
    • a welcome guest
    • made the children feel welcome
    • you are welcome to join us

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perfect

  • noun a tense of verbs used in describing action that has been completed (sometimes regarded as perfective aspect)
    perfective; perfect tense; perfective tense.
  • verb make perfect or complete
    hone.
    • perfect your French in Paris!

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herod

  • noun king of Judea who (according to the New Testament) tried to kill Jesus by ordering the death of all children under age two in Bethlehem (73-4 BC)
    Herod the Great.

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outbrave

  • verb resist bravely
    • He outbraved the enemy
  • verb be braver than

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singular

  • noun the form of a word that is used to denote a singleton
    singular form.
  • adjective satellite unusual or striking
    remarkable.
    • a remarkable sight
    • such poise is singular in one so young

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ungoverned

  • adjective satellite not restrained or controlled
    uncurbed; unbridled; unchecked.
    • unbridled rage
    • an unchecked temper
    • ungoverned rage
  • adjective satellite lacking in discipline or control
    undisciplined.
    • undisciplined behavior
    • ungoverned youth

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frightening

  • noun the act of inspiring with fear
    terrorisation; terrorization.
  • verb cause fear in
    frighten; scare; fright; affright.
    • The stranger who hangs around the building frightens me
    • Ghosts could never affright her

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law_merchant

  • noun the body of rules applied to commercial transactions; derived from the practices of traders rather than from jurisprudence
    mercantile law; commercial law.

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negro

  • noun a person with dark skin who comes from Africa (or whose ancestors came from Africa)
    Negroid; blackamoor; Black; Black person.
  • adjective satellite relating to or characteristic of or being a member of the traditional racial division of mankind having brown to black pigmentation and tightly curled hair

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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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owe

  • verb be obliged to pay or repay
  • verb be indebted to, in an abstract or intellectual sense
    • This new theory owes much to Einstein's Relativity Theory

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blatant

  • adjective satellite without any attempt at concealment; completely obvious
    conspicuous; blazing.
    • blatant disregard of the law
    • a blatant appeal to vanity
    • a blazing indiscretion
  • adjective satellite conspicuously and offensively loud; given to vehement outcry
    vociferous; clamant; clamorous; strident.
    • blatant radios
    • a clamorous uproar
    • strident demands
    • a vociferous mob

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contemplative

  • noun a person devoted to the contemplative life
  • adjective satellite deeply or seriously thoughtful;
    pensive; broody; ruminative; pondering; brooding; musing; meditative; reflective.
    • Byron lives on not only in his poetry, but also in his creation of the 'Byronic hero' - the persona of a brooding melancholy young man

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hudood

  • noun Islamic laws stating the limits ordained by Allah and including the deterrent punishments for serious crimes
    hudud.

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radical

  • noun (chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule
    chemical group; group.
  • noun an atom or group of atoms with at least one unpaired electron; in the body it is usually an oxygen molecule that has lost an electron and will stabilize itself by stealing an electron from a nearby molecule
    free radical.
    • in the body free radicals are high-energy particles that ricochet wildly and damage cells

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stifling

  • noun forceful prevention; putting down by power or authority
    quelling; crushing; suppression.
    • the suppression of heresy
    • the quelling of the rebellion
    • the stifling of all dissent
  • verb conceal or hide
    muffle; strangle; stifle; smother; repress.
    • smother a yawn
    • muffle one's anger
    • strangle a yawn

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clamor

  • noun a loud harsh or strident noise
    cacophony; din; blare; blaring.
  • noun loud and persistent outcry from many people
    clamour; clamoring; hue and cry; clamouring.
    • he ignored the clamor of the crowd

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main

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

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pass

  • noun (baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls
    base on balls; walk.
    • he worked the pitcher for a base on balls
  • noun (military) a written leave of absence
    • he had a pass for three days

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meridian

  • noun the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development
    superlative; pinnacle; acme; top; height; summit; peak; elevation; tiptop.
    • his landscapes were deemed the acme of beauty
    • the artist's gifts are at their acme
    • at the height of her career
    • the peak of perfection
    • summer was at its peak
    • ...catapulted Einstein to the pinnacle of fame
    • the summit of his ambition
    • so many highest superlatives achieved by man
    • at the top of his profession
  • noun a town in eastern Mississippi

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counterterrorist

  • noun someone who attempts to prevent terrorism
  • adjective intended to prevent terrorism
    counterterror.
    • the government took counterterror measures

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tempestuous

  • adjective satellite characterized by violent emotions or behavior
    stormy.
    • a stormy argument
    • a stormy marriage
  • adjective satellite (of the elements) as if showing violent anger
    furious; raging; angry; wild.
    • angry clouds on the horizon
    • furious winds
    • the raging sea

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inordinateness

  • noun immoderation as a consequence of going beyond sufficient or permitted limits
    excessiveness; excess.

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grievous

  • adjective satellite causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm
    life-threatening; dangerous; severe; serious; grave.
    • a dangerous operation
    • a grave situation
    • a grave illness
    • grievous bodily harm
    • a serious wound
    • a serious turn of events
    • a severe case of pneumonia
    • a life-threatening disease
  • adjective satellite causing or marked by grief or anguish
    heartbreaking; heartrending.
    • a grievous loss
    • a grievous cry
    • her sigh was heartbreaking
    • the heartrending words of Rabin's granddaughter

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lordless

  • adjective satellite having no lord or master
    masterless.
    • harsh punishments for sturdy vagabonds and masterless men

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lightheadedness

  • noun a reeling sensation; a feeling that you are about to fall
    giddiness; dizziness; vertigo.
  • noun a frivolous lack of prudence

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transcendency

  • noun a state of being or existence above and beyond the limits of material experience
    transcendence.
  • noun the state of excelling or surpassing or going beyond usual limits
    transcendence; superiority.

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inconsequence

  • noun having no important effects or influence
  • noun invalid or incorrect reasoning
    illogicalness; illogic; illogicality.

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razzing

  • noun a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt
    razz; boo; Bronx cheer; hoot; hiss; raspberry; bird; snort.
  • verb harass with persistent criticism or carping
    rag; razz; bait; tantalize; twit; taunt; ride; tease; cod; rally; tantalise.
    • The children teased the new teacher
    • Don't ride me so hard over my failure
    • His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie

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bound

  • noun a line determining the limits of an area
    boundary; edge.
  • noun the line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something
    boundary; bounds.

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break

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

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victorian

  • noun a person who lived during the reign of Victoria
  • adjective of or relating to Queen Victoria of Great Britain or to the age in which she ruled
    • Victorian morals

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rank

  • noun a row or line of people (especially soldiers or police) standing abreast of one another
    • the entrance was guarded by ranks of policemen
  • noun relative status
    • his salary was determined by his rank and seniority

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compound

  • noun a whole formed by a union of two or more elements or parts
  • noun (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
    chemical compound.

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hearing

  • noun (law) a proceeding (usually by a court) where evidence is taken for the purpose of determining an issue of fact and reaching a decision based on that evidence
  • noun an opportunity to state your case and be heard
    audience.
    • they condemned him without a hearing
    • he saw that he had lost his audience

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irrationality

  • noun the state of being irrational; lacking powers of understanding
    unreason.

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incoherent

  • adjective without logical or meaningful connection
    • a turgid incoherent presentation
  • adjective (physics) of waves having no stable definite or stable phase relation

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outweigh

  • verb be heavier than
  • verb weigh more heavily
    overbalance; outbalance; preponderate.
    • these considerations outweigh our wishes

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minimalist

  • noun a conservative who advocates only minor reforms in government or politics
  • noun a practitioner or advocate of artistic minimalism

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slicker

  • noun a macintosh made from cotton fabric treated with oil and pigment to make it waterproof
    oilskin.
  • noun a person with good manners and stylish clothing

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first-rate

  • adjective satellite of the highest quality
    ace; tops; topnotch; A-one; top-notch; crack; tiptop; super.
    • an ace reporter
    • a crack shot
    • a first-rate golfer
    • a super party
    • played top-notch tennis
    • an athlete in tiptop condition
    • she is absolutely tops
  • adverb quite well
    very well.
    • she doesn't feel first-rate today

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excessiveness

  • noun immoderation as a consequence of going beyond sufficient or permitted limits
    inordinateness; excess.

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acme

  • noun the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development
    superlative; pinnacle; top; height; summit; peak; elevation; tiptop; meridian.
    • his landscapes were deemed the acme of beauty
    • the artist's gifts are at their acme
    • at the height of her career
    • the peak of perfection
    • summer was at its peak
    • ...catapulted Einstein to the pinnacle of fame
    • the summit of his ambition
    • so many highest superlatives achieved by man
    • at the top of his profession
  • noun the highest point (of something)
    apex; vertex; peak.
    • at the peak of the pyramid

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profound

  • adjective showing intellectual penetration or emotional depth
    • the differences are profound
    • a profound insight
    • a profound book
    • a profound mind
    • profound contempt
    • profound regret
  • adjective satellite of the greatest intensity; complete
    • a profound silence
    • a state of profound shock

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fully

  • adverb to the greatest degree or extent; completely or entirely; (`full' in this sense is used as a combining form)
    to the full; full.
    • fully grown
    • he didn't fully understand
    • knew full well
    • full-grown
    • full-fledged
  • adverb sufficiently; more than adequately
    amply.
    • the evidence amply (or fully) confirms our suspicions
    • they were fully (or amply) fed

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level

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

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look-alike

  • noun someone who closely resembles a famous person (especially an actor)
    double; image.
    • he could be Gingrich's double
    • she's the very image of her mother
  • adjective satellite resembling closely
    • they have look-alike cars

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heedless

  • adjective marked by or paying little heed or attention; we know now that it is bad economics"--Franklin D. Roosevelt
    unheeding.
    • We have always known that heedless self-interest was bad morals
    • heedless of danger
    • heedless of the child's crying
  • adjective satellite characterized by careless unconcern
    reckless.
    • the heedless generosity and the spasmodic extravagance of persons used to large fortunes"- Edith Wharton
    • reckless squandering of public funds

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weather

  • noun the atmospheric conditions that comprise the state of the atmosphere in terms of temperature and wind and clouds and precipitation
    atmospheric condition; conditions; weather condition.
    • they were hoping for good weather
    • every day we have weather conditions and yesterday was no exception
    • the conditions were too rainy for playing in the snow
  • verb face and withstand with courage
    brave out; brave; endure.
    • She braved the elements

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careless

  • adjective marked by lack of attention or consideration or forethought or thoroughness; not careful
    • careless about her clothes
    • forgotten by some careless person
    • a careless housekeeper
    • careless proofreading
    • it was a careless mistake
    • hurt by a careless remark
  • adjective satellite effortless and unstudied
    • an impression of careless elegance
    • danced with careless grace

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reasonable

  • adjective showing reason or sound judgment
    sensible.
    • a sensible choice
    • a sensible person
  • adjective satellite not excessive or extreme
    fairish; fair.
    • a fairish income
    • reasonable prices

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boisterous

  • adjective satellite noisy and lacking in restraint or discipline
    rambunctious; rumbustious; robustious; unruly.
    • a boisterous crowd
    • a social gathering that became rambunctious and out of hand
    • a robustious group of teenagers
    • beneath the rumbustious surface of his paintings is sympathy for the vulnerability of ordinary human beings
    • an unruly class
  • adjective satellite full of rough and exuberant animal spirits
    knockabout.
    • boisterous practical jokes
    • knockabout comedy

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dominating

  • adjective satellite most powerful or important or influential
    ascendent; ascendant.
    • the economically ascendant class
    • D-day is considered the dominating event of the war in Europe
  • verb be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance
    dominate; prevail; reign; rule; predominate.
    • Money reigns supreme here
    • Hispanics predominate in this neighborhood

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self-indulgence

  • noun an inability to resist the gratification of whims and desires
    indulgence.
  • noun excess in action and immoderate indulgence of bodily appetites, especially in passion or indulgence
    intemperateness; intemperance.
    • the intemperance of their language

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exquisite

  • adjective satellite intense or sharp
    keen.
    • suffered exquisite pain
    • felt exquisite pleasure
  • adjective satellite lavishly elegant and refined
    recherche.

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mean

  • noun an average of n numbers computed by adding some function of the numbers and dividing by some function of n
    mean value.
  • verb mean or intend to express or convey
    intend.
    • You never understand what I mean!
    • what do his words intend?

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heavy

  • noun an actor who plays villainous roles
  • noun a serious (or tragic) role in a play

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sterling

  • noun British money; especially the pound sterling as the basic monetary unit of the UK
  • adjective satellite highest in quality
    superlative; greatest.

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brunette

  • noun a person with dark (brown) hair
    brunet.
  • adjective marked by dark or relatively dark pigmentation of hair or skin or eyes
    brunet.
    • a brunette beauty

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prizewinning

  • adjective satellite holding first place in a contest
    champion.
    • a champion show dog
    • a prizewinning wine

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fired

  • adjective satellite having lost your job
    laid-off; pink-slipped; dismissed; discharged.
  • verb start firing a weapon
    fire; open fire.

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needless

  • adjective satellite unnecessary and unwarranted
    uncalled-for; gratuitous.
    • a strikers' tent camp...was burned with needless loss of life
  • noun the leaf of a conifer
    acerate leaf; needle.

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knockout

  • noun a very attractive or seductive looking woman
    sweetheart; peach; beauty; lulu; smasher; stunner; ravisher; mantrap; dish; looker.
  • noun a blow that renders the opponent unconscious
    kayo; KO.

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pucka

  • adjective satellite absolutely first class and genuine
    pukka.
    • pukka sahib
    • pukka quarters with a swarm of servants

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crushing

  • noun forceful prevention; putting down by power or authority
    stifling; quelling; suppression.
    • the suppression of heresy
    • the quelling of the rebellion
    • the stifling of all dissent
  • verb come down on or keep down by unjust use of one's authority
    crush; suppress; oppress.
    • The government oppresses political activists

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abnormal

  • adjective not normal; not typical or usual or regular or conforming to a norm
    unnatural.
    • abnormal powers of concentration
    • abnormal amounts of rain
    • abnormal circumstances
    • an abnormal interest in food
  • adjective departing from the normal in e.g. intelligence and development
    • they were heartbroken when they learned their child was abnormal
    • an abnormal personality

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pernickety

  • adjective satellite characterized by excessive precision and attention to trivial details
    persnickety.
    • a persnickety job
    • a persnickety school teacher

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aggravated

  • adjective satellite made more severe or intense especially in law
    • aggravated assault
  • verb make worse
    worsen; aggravate; exasperate; exacerbate.
    • This drug aggravates the pain

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exorbitant

  • adjective satellite greatly exceeding bounds of reason or moderation
    extortionate; usurious; outrageous; unconscionable; steep.
    • exorbitant rent
    • extortionate prices
    • spends an outrageous amount on entertainment
    • usurious interest rate
    • unconscionable spending

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furtherance

  • noun encouragement of the progress or growth or acceptance of something
    promotion; advancement.
  • noun the advancement of some enterprise
    promotion; forwarding.
    • his experience in marketing resulted in the forwarding of his career

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ameliorate

  • verb to make better
    better; amend; meliorate; improve.
    • The editor improved the manuscript with his changes
  • verb get better
    better; meliorate; improve.
    • The weather improved toward evening

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first-class

  • adjective satellite very good; of the highest quality
    fantabulous; splendid; excellent.
    • made an excellent speech
    • the school has excellent teachers
    • a first-class mind

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starkness

  • noun the quality of being complete or utter or extreme
    absoluteness; utterness.
    • the starkness of his contrast between justice and fairness was open to many objections
  • noun an extreme lack of furnishings or ornamentation
    bareness.
    • I was struck by the starkness of my father's room

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international_law

  • noun the body of laws governing relations between nations
    law of nations.

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special

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

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out

  • noun (baseball) a failure by a batter or runner to reach a base safely in baseball
    • you only get 3 outs per inning
  • verb to state openly and publicly one's homosexuality
    come out of the closet; come out.
    • This actor outed last year

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ascendent

  • noun position or state of being dominant or in control
    ascendant.
    • that idea was in the ascendant
  • noun someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent)
    antecedent; ancestor; ascendant; root.

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try

  • noun earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something
    effort; endeavor; attempt; endeavour.
    • made an effort to cover all the reading material
    • wished him luck in his endeavor
    • she gave it a good try
  • verb make an effort or attempt
    attempt; seek; essay; assay.
    • He tried to shake off his fears
    • The infant had essayed a few wobbly steps
    • The police attempted to stop the thief
    • He sought to improve himself
    • She always seeks to do good in the world

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admiralty_law

  • noun the branch of international law that deals with territorial and international waters or with shipping or with ocean fishery etc.
    marine law; maritime law.

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sovereign

  • noun a nation's ruler or head of state usually by hereditary right
    monarch; crowned head.
  • adjective satellite (of political bodies) not controlled by outside forces
    self-governing; independent; autonomous.
    • an autonomous judiciary
    • a sovereign state

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call_out

  • verb utter aloud; often with surprise, horror, or joy
    exclaim; cry; cry out; shout; outcry.
    • `I won!' he exclaimed
    • `Help!' she cried
    • `I'm here,' the mother shouted when she saw her child looking lost
  • verb call out loudly, as of names or numbers

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unbuttoned

  • adjective not buttoned
    unfastened.
    • the wind picked up the hem of her unbuttoned coat
  • verb undo the buttons of
    unbutton.
    • unbutton the shirt

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infuriated

  • adjective satellite marked by extreme anger
    furious; enraged; angered; maddened.
    • the enraged bull attached
    • furious about the accident
    • a furious scowl
    • infuriated onlookers charged the police who were beating the boy
    • could not control the maddened crowd
  • verb make furious
    infuriate; incense; exasperate.

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rallying_cry

  • noun a slogan used to rally support for a cause
    cry; war cry; watchword; battle cry.
    • a cry to arms
    • our watchword will be `democracy'
  • noun a yell intended to rally a group of soldiers in battle
    battle cry; war cry; war whoop.

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quality

  • noun an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
    • the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare
  • noun a degree or grade of excellence or worth
    caliber; calibre.
    • the quality of students has risen
    • an executive of low caliber

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vehement

  • adjective satellite marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions; inclined to react violently; fervid
    fierce; tearing; trigger-happy; violent.
    • fierce loyalty
    • in a tearing rage
    • vehement dislike
    • violent passions
  • adjective satellite characterized by great force or energy
    • vehement deluges of rain
    • vehement clapping
    • a vehement defense

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enabling_legislation

  • noun legislation that gives appropriate officials the authority to implement or enforce the law

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nonrational

  • adjective satellite not based on reason
    • there is a great deal that is nonrational in modern culture
  • adjective satellite obtained through intuition rather than from reasoning or observation
    visceral; intuitive.

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utterness

  • noun the quality of being complete or utter or extreme
    absoluteness; starkness.
    • the starkness of his contrast between justice and fairness was open to many objections

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transcend

  • verb be greater in scope or size than some standard
    exceed; surpass.
    • Their loyalty exceeds their national bonds
  • verb be superior or better than some standard
    exceed; top; overstep; go past; pass.
    • She exceeded our expectations
    • She topped her performance of last year

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histrionic

  • adjective satellite characteristic of acting or a stage performance; often affected
    melodramatic.
    • histrionic gestures
    • an attitude of melodramatic despair
    • a theatrical pose

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abounding

  • adjective satellite existing in abundance
    galore.
    • abounding confidence
    • whiskey galore
  • verb be abundant or plentiful; exist in large quantities
    abound.

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wondrous

  • adjective satellite extraordinarily good or great; used especially as intensifiers
    fantastic; marvelous; marvellous; grand; terrific; howling; wonderful; rattling; tremendous.
    • a fantastic trip to the Orient
    • the film was fantastic!
    • a howling success
    • a marvelous collection of rare books
    • had a rattling conversation about politics
    • a tremendous achievement
  • adverb (used as an intensifier) extremely well
    wondrously; marvellously; terrifically; superbly; toppingly; wonderfully; marvelously.
    • her voice is superbly disciplined
    • the colors changed wondrously slowly

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rational

  • noun an integer or a fraction
    rational number.
  • adjective consistent with or based on or using reason
    • rational behavior
    • a process of rational inference
    • rational thought

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asthmatic

  • noun a person suffering from asthma
    • she is a chronic asthmatic
    • the painful gasps of a dying asthmatic
  • adjective satellite relating to breathing with a whistling sound
    wheezing; wheezy.

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correct

  • verb make right or correct
    right; rectify.
    • Correct the mistakes
    • rectify the calculation
  • verb make reparations or amends for
    compensate; right; redress.
    • right a wrongs done to the victims of the Holocaust

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adjudicatory

  • adjective concerned with adjudicating
    adjudicative.

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eagle

  • noun any of various large keen-sighted diurnal birds of prey noted for their broad wings and strong soaring flight
    bird of Jove.
  • noun (golf) a score of two strokes under par on a hole

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preponderating

  • adjective satellite having superior power and influence
    preponderant; overriding; paramount; predominant; predominate.
    • the predominant mood among policy-makers is optimism
  • verb weigh more heavily
    outweigh; overbalance; outbalance; preponderate.
    • these considerations outweigh our wishes

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warm

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

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ascendant

  • noun position or state of being dominant or in control
    ascendent.
    • that idea was in the ascendant
  • noun someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent)
    ascendent; antecedent; ancestor; root.

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high-performance

  • adjective satellite modified to give superior performance
    • a high-performance car

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spot

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

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lawless

  • adjective satellite without law or control
    anarchical; anarchic.
    • the system is economically inefficient and politically anarchic
  • adjective satellite lax in enforcing laws
    wide-open.
    • a wide-open town

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fugitive

  • noun someone who flees from an uncongenial situation
    runaway; fleer.
    • fugitives from the sweatshops
  • noun someone who is sought by law officers; someone trying to elude justice
    fugitive from justice.

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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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ascending

  • noun the act of changing location in an upward direction
    ascension; rise; ascent.
  • verb travel up, "We ascended the mountain"
    ascend; go up.
    • go up a ladder
    • The mountaineers slowly ascended the steep slope

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extraordinary

  • adjective beyond what is ordinary or usual; highly unusual or exceptional or remarkable
    • extraordinary authority
    • an extraordinary achievement
    • her extraordinary beauty
    • enjoyed extraordinary popularity
    • an extraordinary capacity for work
    • an extraordinary session of the legislature
  • adjective satellite far more than usual or expected
    over-the-top; sinful.
    • an extraordinary desire for approval
    • it was an over-the-top experience

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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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light-headed

  • adjective satellite weak and likely to lose consciousness
    light; swooning; faint; lightheaded.
    • suddenly felt faint from the pain
    • was sick and faint from hunger
    • felt light in the head
    • a swooning fit
    • light-headed with wine
    • light-headed from lack of sleep
  • adjective satellite lacking seriousness; given to frivolity
    giddy; featherbrained; airheaded; lightheaded; empty-headed; dizzy; silly.
    • a dizzy blonde
    • light-headed teenagers
    • silly giggles

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outmarch

  • verb march longer distances and for a longer time than
    • This guy can outmarch anyone!

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dire

  • adjective satellite fraught with extreme danger; nearly hopeless
    desperate.
    • a desperate illness
    • on all fronts the Allies were in a desperate situation due to lack of materiel"- G.C.Marshall
    • a dire emergency
  • adjective satellite causing fear or dread or terror
    dreadful; direful; horrific; fearful; frightening; terrible; dread; horrendous; awful; dreaded; fearsome.
    • the awful war
    • an awful risk
    • dire news
    • a career or vengeance so direful that London was shocked
    • the dread presence of the headmaster
    • polio is no longer the dreaded disease it once was
    • a dreadful storm
    • a fearful howling
    • horrendous explosions shook the city
    • a terrible curse

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bowelless

  • adjective satellite ruthless in competition
    fierce; cutthroat.
    • cutthroat competition
    • bowelless readiness to take advantage

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notary

  • noun someone legally empowered to witness signatures and certify a document's validity and to take depositions
    notary public.

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laughable

  • adjective satellite incongruous; inviting ridicule
    derisory; ludicrous; idiotic; preposterous; cockeyed; ridiculous; absurd; nonsensical.
    • the absurd excuse that the dog ate his homework
    • that's a cockeyed idea
    • ask a nonsensical question and get a nonsensical answer
    • a contribution so small as to be laughable
    • it is ludicrous to call a cottage a mansion
    • a preposterous attempt to turn back the pages of history
    • her conceited assumption of universal interest in her rather dull children was ridiculous
  • adjective satellite arousing or provoking laughter
    funny; risible; mirthful; amusing; comic; comical.
    • an amusing film with a steady stream of pranks and pratfalls
    • an amusing fellow
    • a comic hat
    • a comical look of surprise
    • funny stories that made everybody laugh
    • a very funny writer
    • it would have been laughable if it hadn't hurt so much
    • a mirthful experience
    • risible courtroom antics

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marine

  • noun a soldier who serves both on shipboard and on land
  • noun a member of the United States Marine Corps
    shipboard soldier; devil dog; leatherneck.

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fully_grown

  • adjective satellite (of animals) fully developed
    grown; full-grown; big; adult; grownup.
    • an adult animal
    • a grown woman

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advance

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

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oliver_wendell_holmes_jr.

  • noun United States jurist noted for his liberal opinions (1841-1935)
    Holmes.

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ameliorative

  • adjective satellite tending to ameliorate
    ameliorating; meliorative; amelioratory.

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determining

  • adjective satellite having the power or quality of deciding
    deciding; determinant; determinative.
    • the crucial experiment
    • cast the deciding vote
    • the determinative (or determinant) battle
  • verb establish after a calculation, investigation, experiment, survey, or study
    find out; find; determine; ascertain.
    • find the product of two numbers
    • The physicist who found the elusive particle won the Nobel Prize

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compulsive

  • noun a person with a compulsive disposition; someone who feels compelled to do certain things
  • adjective satellite caused by or suggestive of psychological compulsion
    • compulsive drinking

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terrible

  • adjective satellite causing fear or dread or terror
    dreadful; direful; horrific; fearful; frightening; dread; dire; horrendous; awful; dreaded; fearsome.
    • the awful war
    • an awful risk
    • dire news
    • a career or vengeance so direful that London was shocked
    • the dread presence of the headmaster
    • polio is no longer the dreaded disease it once was
    • a dreadful storm
    • a fearful howling
    • horrendous explosions shook the city
    • a terrible curse
  • adjective satellite exceptionally bad or displeasing
    dreadful; atrocious; unspeakable; awful; abominable; painful.
    • atrocious taste
    • abominable workmanship
    • an awful voice
    • dreadful manners
    • a painful performance
    • terrible handwriting
    • an unspeakable odor came sweeping into the room

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statutory_law

  • noun the body of laws created by legislative statutes

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keen

  • noun a funeral lament sung with loud wailing
  • verb express grief verbally
    lament.
    • we lamented the death of the child

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overweening

  • adjective satellite unrestrained, especially with regard to feelings
    extravagant; excessive; exuberant.
    • extravagant praise
    • exuberant compliments
    • overweening ambition
    • overweening greed
  • adjective satellite presumptuously arrogant
    uppity.
    • had a witty but overweening manner
    • no idea how overweening he would be"- S.V.Benet
    • getting a little uppity and needed to be slapped down"- NY Times

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circuit

  • noun an electrical device that provides a path for electrical current to flow
    electrical circuit; electric circuit.
  • noun a journey or route all the way around a particular place or area
    tour.
    • they took an extended tour of Europe
    • we took a quick circuit of the park
    • a ten-day coach circuit of the island

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mortal

  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; soul; person; individual.
    • there was too much for one person to do
  • adjective subject to death
    • mortal beings

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outcry

  • noun a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition
    cry; shout; call; vociferation; yell.
    • the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience
  • verb shout louder than
    outshout.

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unexpectedness

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

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first

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

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blind

  • noun people who have severe visual impairments, considered as a group
    • he spent hours reading to the blind
  • noun a hiding place sometimes used by hunters (especially duck hunters)
    • he waited impatiently in the blind

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enraged

  • adjective satellite marked by extreme anger
    furious; angered; maddened; infuriated.
    • the enraged bull attached
    • furious about the accident
    • a furious scowl
    • infuriated onlookers charged the police who were beating the boy
    • could not control the maddened crowd
  • verb put into a rage; make violently angry
    enrage.

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uncommitted

  • adjective not bound or pledged
  • adjective not associated in an exclusive sexual relationship
    unattached.

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doge

  • noun formerly the chief magistrate in the republics of Venice and Genoa

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clamour

  • noun loud and persistent outcry from many people
    clamor; clamoring; hue and cry; clamouring.
    • he ignored the clamor of the crowd
  • verb utter or proclaim insistently and noisily
    clamor.
    • The delegates clamored their disappointment

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blown

  • adjective satellite being moved or acted upon by moving air or vapor
    • blown clouds of dust choked the riders
    • blown soil mounded on the window sill
  • verb exhale hard
    blow.
    • blow on the soup to cool it down

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grade

  • noun a body of students who are taught together
    course; class; form.
    • early morning classes are always sleepy
  • noun a relative position or degree of value in a graded group
    tier; level.
    • lumber of the highest grade

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legislation

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

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belligerent

  • noun someone who fights (or is fighting)
    scrapper; combatant; fighter; battler.
  • adjective satellite characteristic of an enemy or one eager to fight
    aggressive.
    • aggressive acts against another country
    • a belligerent tone

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safety

  • noun the state of being certain that adverse effects will not be caused by some agent under defined conditions
    • insure the safety of the children
    • the reciprocal of safety is risk
  • noun a safe place
    refuge.
    • He ran to safety

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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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approximate

  • verb be close or similar
    come close.
    • Her results approximate my own
  • verb judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time)
    judge; estimate; guess; gauge.
    • I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds

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transcendence

  • noun a state of being or existence above and beyond the limits of material experience
    transcendency.
  • noun the state of excelling or surpassing or going beyond usual limits
    superiority; transcendency.

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otiose

  • adjective satellite serving no useful purpose; having no excuse for being
    pointless; senseless; purposeless; wasted; superfluous.
    • otiose lines in a play
    • advice is wasted words
    • a pointless remark
    • a life essentially purposeless
    • senseless violence
  • adjective satellite producing no result or effect
    ineffectual; unavailing; futile.
    • a futile effort
    • the therapy was ineffectual
    • an otiose undertaking
    • an unavailing attempt

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set

  • noun a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used
    • a set of books
    • a set of golf clubs
    • a set of teeth
  • noun (mathematics) an abstract collection of numbers or symbols
    • the set of prime numbers is infinite

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black

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

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stark

  • adjective satellite devoid of any qualifications or disguise or adornment
    crude; blunt.
    • the blunt truth
    • the crude facts
    • facing the stark reality of the deadline
  • adjective satellite severely simple
    severe; austere; stern.
    • a stark interior

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clamorous

  • adjective satellite conspicuously and offensively loud; given to vehement outcry
    vociferous; blatant; clamant; strident.
    • blatant radios
    • a clamorous uproar
    • strident demands
    • a vociferous mob

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sober

  • verb cause to become sober
    • A sobering thought
  • verb become more realistic
    sober up.
    • After thinking about the potential consequences of his plan, he sobered up

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fantabulous

  • adjective satellite very good; of the highest quality
    first-class; splendid; excellent.
    • made an excellent speech
    • the school has excellent teachers
    • a first-class mind

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thick

  • noun the location of something surrounded by other things
    midst.
    • in the midst of the crowd
  • adjective not thin; of a specific thickness or of relatively great extent from one surface to the opposite usually in the smallest of the three solid dimensions
    • an inch thick
    • a thick board
    • a thick sandwich
    • spread a thick layer of butter
    • thick coating of dust
    • thick warm blankets

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extrovert

  • noun (psychology) a person concerned more with practical realities than with inner thoughts and feelings
    extravert.
  • adjective satellite being concerned with the social and physical environment
    extroverted; extravertive; extrovertive; extravert; extraverted.

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prolix

  • adjective tediously prolonged or tending to speak or write at great length
    • editing a prolix manuscript
    • a prolix lecturer telling you more than you want to know

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rashness

  • noun the trait of acting rashly and without prudence
    heedlessness; mindlessness.
  • noun the trait of giving little thought to danger
    foolhardiness; recklessness.

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legislative

  • adjective relating to a legislature or composed of members of a legislature
    • legislative council
  • adjective of or relating to or created by legislation
    • legislative proposal

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islamic_law

  • noun the code of law derived from the Koran and from the teachings and example of Mohammed
    shariah law; sharia; shariah; sharia law.
    • sharia is only applicable to Muslims
    • under Islamic law there is no separation of church and state

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ancient

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

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indulgent

  • adjective characterized by or given to yielding to the wishes of someone
    • indulgent grandparents
  • adjective satellite tolerant or lenient
    lenient; soft.
    • indulgent parents risk spoiling their children
    • too soft on the children
    • they are soft on crime

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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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earthy

  • adjective satellite conspicuously and tastelessly indecent
    crude; gross; vulgar.
    • coarse language
    • a crude joke
    • crude behavior
    • an earthy sense of humor
    • a revoltingly gross expletive
    • a vulgar gesture
    • full of language so vulgar it should have been edited
  • adjective satellite not far removed from or suggestive of nature
    • the earthy taste of warm milk fresh from the cow
    • earthy smells of new-mown grass

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threatening

  • adjective satellite threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments
    minatory; minacious; sinister; forbidding; baleful; ominous; menacing.
    • a baleful look
    • forbidding thunderclouds
    • his tone became menacing
    • ominous rumblings of discontent
    • sinister storm clouds
    • a sinister smile
    • his threatening behavior
    • ugly black clouds
    • the situation became ugly
  • verb pose a threat to; present a danger to
    jeopardise; peril; jeopardize; imperil; endanger; threaten; menace.
    • The pollution is endangering the crops

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top-hole

  • adjective satellite excellent; best possible
    top-flight; topping.

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plentiful

  • adjective satellite existing in great number or quantity
    • rhinoceroses were once plentiful here
  • adjective satellite affording an abundant supply
    plenteous; rich; copious; ample.
    • had ample food for the party
    • copious provisions
    • food is plentiful
    • a plenteous grape harvest
    • a rich supply

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regulation

  • noun an authoritative rule
    ordinance.
  • noun a principle or condition that customarily governs behavior
    rule.
    • it was his rule to take a walk before breakfast
    • short haircuts were the regulation

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intermediate

  • noun a substance formed during a chemical process before the desired product is obtained
  • verb act between parties with a view to reconciling differences
    mediate; liaise; intercede; arbitrate.
    • He interceded in the family dispute
    • He mediated a settlement

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master

  • noun an artist of consummate skill
    maestro.
    • a master of the violin
    • one of the old masters
  • noun a person who has general authority over others
    lord; overlord.

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suppressive

  • adjective satellite tending to suppress
    • the government used suppressive measures to control the protest

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sunday-go-to-meeting

  • adjective satellite used of clothing
    go-to-meeting.
    • my good clothes
    • her Sunday-go-to-meeting clothes

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scant

  • verb work hastily or carelessly; deal with inadequately and superficially
    skimp.
  • verb limit in quality or quantity
    skimp.

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utmost

  • noun the greatest possible degree
    uttermost; maximum; level best.
    • he tried his utmost
  • adjective satellite of the greatest possible degree or extent or intensity
    uttermost; extreme.
    • extreme cold
    • extreme caution
    • extreme pleasure
    • utmost contempt
    • to the utmost degree
    • in the uttermost distress

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bitter

  • noun English term for a dry sharp-tasting ale with strong flavor of hops (usually on draft)
  • noun the taste experience when quinine or coffee is taken into the mouth
    bitterness.

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painful

  • adjective causing physical or psychological pain
    • worked with painful slowness
  • adjective satellite causing misery or pain or distress
    sore; afflictive.
    • it was a sore trial to him
    • the painful process of growing up

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hue

  • noun the quality of a color as determined by its dominant wavelength
    chromaticity.
  • verb take on color or become colored
    • In highlights it hued to a dull silver-grey

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featherbrained

  • adjective satellite lacking seriousness; given to frivolity
    giddy; airheaded; lightheaded; empty-headed; dizzy; light-headed; silly.
    • a dizzy blonde
    • light-headed teenagers
    • silly giggles

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murder

  • noun unlawful premeditated killing of a human being by a human being
    slaying; execution.
  • verb kill intentionally and with premeditation
    off; slay; dispatch; remove; hit; bump off; polish off.
    • The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered

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clamouring

  • noun loud and persistent outcry from many people
    clamor; clamour; clamoring; hue and cry.
    • he ignored the clamor of the crowd
  • verb utter or proclaim insistently and noisily
    clamor; clamour.
    • The delegates clamored their disappointment

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huig_de_groot

  • noun Dutch jurist and diplomat whose writings established the basis of modern international law (1583-1645)
    Grotius; Hugo Grotius.

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vanquishable

  • adjective satellite susceptible to being defeated
    vincible; beatable.

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transsexual

  • noun a person who has undergone a sex change operation
    transexual.
  • noun a person whose sexual identification is entirely with the opposite sex
    transexual.

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pukka

  • adjective satellite absolutely first class and genuine
    pucka.
    • pukka sahib
    • pukka quarters with a swarm of servants

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ridiculous

  • adjective satellite inspiring scornful pity
    silly; pathetic.
    • how silly an ardent and unsuccessful wooer can be especially if he is getting on in years"- Dashiell Hammett
  • adjective satellite incongruous; inviting ridicule
    derisory; ludicrous; idiotic; preposterous; cockeyed; absurd; laughable; nonsensical.
    • the absurd excuse that the dog ate his homework
    • that's a cockeyed idea
    • ask a nonsensical question and get a nonsensical answer
    • a contribution so small as to be laughable
    • it is ludicrous to call a cottage a mansion
    • a preposterous attempt to turn back the pages of history
    • her conceited assumption of universal interest in her rather dull children was ridiculous

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nondescript

  • noun a person is not easily classified and not very interesting
  • adjective satellite lacking distinct or individual characteristics; dull and uninteresting
    characterless.
    • women dressed in nondescript clothes
    • a nondescript novel

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innocent

  • noun a person who lacks knowledge of evil
    inexperienced person.
  • adjective free from evil or guilt
    clean-handed; guiltless.
    • an innocent child
    • the principle that one is innocent until proved guilty

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fuzzy

  • adjective satellite covering with fine light hairs
    fuzzed.
    • his head fuzzed like a dandelion gone to seed
  • adjective satellite indistinct or hazy in outline
    muzzy; hazy; blurred; foggy; bleary; blurry.
    • a landscape of blurred outlines
    • the trees were just blurry shapes

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lush

  • noun a person who drinks alcohol to excess habitually
    souse; alcoholic; alky; boozer; dipsomaniac; soaker.
  • adjective satellite produced or growing in extreme abundance
    luxuriant; profuse; riotous; exuberant.
    • their riotous blooming

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overwhelming

  • adjective satellite so strong as to be irresistible
    overpowering.
    • an overpowering need for solitude
    • the temptation to despair may become overwhelming
    • an overwhelming majority
  • verb overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli
    overtake; overwhelm; overpower; whelm; overcome; sweep over.

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heedlessness

  • noun a lack of attentiveness (as to children or helpless people)
    inattentiveness.
  • noun the trait of acting rashly and without prudence
    mindlessness; rashness.

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shut

  • verb move so that an opening or passage is obstructed; make shut
    close.
    • Close the door
    • shut the window
  • verb become closed
    close.
    • The windows closed with a loud bang

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self-governing

  • adjective satellite (of political bodies) not controlled by outside forces
    independent; autonomous; sovereign.
    • an autonomous judiciary
    • a sovereign state

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chief_justice

  • noun the judge who presides over a supreme court

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squeaky

  • adjective satellite having or making a high-pitched sound such as that made by a mouse or a rusty hinge
    screechy; screaky; squeaking; squealing.

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unexcelled

  • adjective satellite not capable of being improved on
    unexceeded; unsurpassed.

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double

  • noun a base hit on which the batter stops safely at second base
    two-base hit; two-baser; two-bagger.
    • he hit a double to deep centerfield
  • noun a stand-in for movie stars to perform dangerous stunts
    stunt man; stunt woman.
    • his first job in Hollywood was as a double for Clark Gable

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bentham

  • noun English philosopher and jurist; founder of utilitarianism (1748-1831)
    Jeremy Bentham.

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mercantile

  • adjective of or relating to the economic system of mercantilism
    • mercantile theories
    • mercantile system
  • adjective satellite profit oriented
    moneymaking; mercenary.
    • a commercial book
    • preached a mercantile and militant patriotism"- John Buchan
    • a mercenary enterprise
    • a moneymaking business

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gentile

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

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pretorian

  • adjective of or relating to a Roman praetor
    pretorial; praetorial; praetorian.
    • praetorial powers
  • adjective satellite characteristic of or similar to the corruptible soldiers in the Praetorian Guard with respect to corruption or political venality
    Praetorian.
    • a large Praetorian bureaucracy filled with ambitious...and often sycophantic people makes work and makes trouble"- Arthur M.Schlesinger Jr.

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nation

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

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outrageous

  • adjective satellite grossly offensive to decency or morality; causing horror
    hideous; horrific; horrid.
    • subjected to outrageous cruelty
    • a hideous pattern of injustice
    • horrific conditions in the mining industry
  • adjective satellite greatly exceeding bounds of reason or moderation
    extortionate; usurious; exorbitant; unconscionable; steep.
    • exorbitant rent
    • extortionate prices
    • spends an outrageous amount on entertainment
    • usurious interest rate
    • unconscionable spending

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superfluity

  • noun extreme excess
    embarrassment; overplus; plethora.
    • an embarrassment of riches

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silly

  • noun a word used for misbehaving children
    • don't be a silly
  • adjective satellite ludicrous, foolish
    cockamamie; wacky; goofy; sappy; whacky; zany; cockamamy.
    • gave me a cockamamie reason for not going
    • wore a goofy hat
    • a silly idea
    • some wacky plan for selling more books

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uncanny

  • adjective satellite suggesting the operation of supernatural influences
    weird; eldritch; unearthly.
    • an eldritch screech
    • the three weird sisters
    • stumps...had uncanny shapes as of monstrous creatures"- John Galsworthy
    • an unearthly light
    • he could hear the unearthly scream of some curlew piercing the din"- Henry Kingsley
  • adjective satellite surpassing the ordinary or normal
    preternatural.
    • Beyond his preternatural affability there is some acid and some steel" - George Will
    • his uncanny sense of direction

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outstrip

  • verb be or do something to a greater degree
    exceed; surpass; outperform; outgo; outmatch; surmount; outdo.
    • her performance surpasses that of any other student I know
    • She outdoes all other athletes
    • This exceeds all my expectations
    • This car outperforms all others in its class
  • verb go far ahead of
    distance; outdistance.
    • He outdistanced the other runners

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dyslectic

  • noun a person who has dyslexia
  • adjective satellite having impaired ability to comprehend written words usually associated with a neurologic disorder
    dyslexic.

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unforgiving

  • adjective unwilling or unable to forgive or show mercy
    • a surly unforgiving old woman
  • adjective satellite not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty
    unrelenting; inexorable; unappeasable; relentless; stern; grim.
    • grim determination
    • grim necessity
    • Russia's final hour, it seemed, approached with inexorable certainty
    • relentless persecution
    • the stern demands of parenthood

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opponent

  • noun a contestant that you are matched against
    opposite; opposition.
  • noun someone who offers opposition
    resister; opposer; adversary; antagonist.

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steep

  • noun a steep place (as on a hill)
  • verb devote (oneself) fully to
    plunge; immerse; absorb; soak up; engross; engulf.
    • He immersed himself into his studies

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forceful

  • adjective characterized by or full of force or strength (often but not necessarily physical)
    • a forceful speaker
    • a forceful personality
    • forceful measures
    • a forceful plan for peace
  • adjective satellite forceful and definite in expression or action
    emphatic.
    • the document contained a particularly emphatic guarantee of religious liberty

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yodel

  • noun a songlike cry in which the voice fluctuates rapidly between the normal voice and falsetto
  • verb sing by changing register; sing by yodeling
    descant; warble.
    • The Austrians were yodeling in the mountains

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inanity

  • noun total lack of meaning or ideas
    pointlessness; vacuity; senselessness; mindlessness.

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and

A particle which expresses the relation of connection or addition. It is used to conjoin a word with a word, a clause with a clause, or a sentence with a sentence. (a) It is sometimes used emphatically; as, "there are women and women," that is, two very different sorts of women. (b) By a rhetorical figure, notions, one of which is modificatory of the other, are connected by and; as, "the tediousness and process of my travel," that is, the tedious process, etc.; "thy fair and outward character," that is, thy outwardly fair character, Schmidt's Shak. Lex.

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deciding

  • noun the cognitive process of reaching a decision
    decision making.
    • a good executive must be good at decision making
  • verb reach, make, or come to a decision about something
    make up one's mind; determine; decide.
    • We finally decided after lengthy deliberations

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alcalde

  • noun a mayor or chief magistrate of a Spanish town

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administrative_law

  • noun the body of rules and regulations and orders and decisions created by administrative agencies of government

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look

  • noun the feelings expressed on a person's face
    facial expression; expression; aspect; face.
    • a sad expression
    • a look of triumph
    • an angry face
  • noun the act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually
    looking; looking at.
    • he went out to have a look
    • his look was fixed on her eyes
    • he gave it a good looking at
    • his camera does his looking for him

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abstinent

  • noun a person who refrains from drinking intoxicating beverages
    abstainer; nondrinker.
  • adjective satellite self-restraining; not indulging an appetite especially for food or drink
    abstentious.
    • not totally abstinent but abstemious

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modern

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

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ultra

  • adjective satellite (used of opinions and actions) far beyond the norm
    extremist; radical.
    • extremist political views
    • radical opinions on education
    • an ultra conservative

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visionary

  • noun a person given to fanciful speculations and enthusiasms with little regard for what is actually possible
  • noun a person with unusual powers of foresight
    illusionist; seer.

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gentle

  • verb cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of
    gruntle; placate; appease; conciliate; assuage; pacify; mollify; lenify.
    • She managed to mollify the angry customer
  • verb give a title to someone; make someone a member of the nobility
    ennoble; entitle.

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medium

  • noun a means or instrumentality for storing or communicating information
  • noun the surrounding environment
    • fish require an aqueous medium

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alike

  • adjective having the same or similar characteristics
    similar; like.
    • all politicians are alike
    • they looked utterly alike
    • friends are generally alike in background and taste
  • adverb equally
    likewise.
    • parents and teachers alike demanded reforms

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cognizant

  • adjective (sometimes followed by `of') having or showing knowledge or understanding or realization or perception
    cognisant; aware.
    • was aware of his opponent's hostility
    • became aware of her surroundings
    • aware that he had exceeded the speed limit

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tender

  • noun something that can be used as an official medium of payment
    legal tender; stamp.
  • noun someone who waits on or tends to or attends to the needs of another
    attendant; attender.

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yowl

  • noun a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal)
    holla; bellow; roar; hollo; holler; hollering; holloa; bellowing; roaring.
    • his bellow filled the hallway
  • verb cry loudly, as of animals
    wrawl; howl; yammer.
    • The coyotes were howling in the desert

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dysthanasia

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well

  • noun a deep hole or shaft dug or drilled to obtain water or oil or gas or brine
  • noun a cavity or vessel used to contain liquid

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vulnerable

  • adjective susceptible to attack
    • a vulnerable bridge
  • adjective satellite susceptible to criticism or persuasion or temptation
    • vulnerable to bribery
    • an argument vulnerable to refutation

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rife

  • adjective satellite most frequent or common
    dominant; predominant; prevalent; prevailing.
    • prevailing winds
  • adjective satellite excessively abundant
    overabundant; plethoric.

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tough

  • noun someone who learned to fight in the streets rather than being formally trained in the sport of boxing
    street fighter.
  • noun an aggressive and violent young criminal
    strong-armer; goon; punk; hoodlum; thug; toughie; hood.

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unheeding

  • adjective marked by or paying little heed or attention; we know now that it is bad economics"--Franklin D. Roosevelt
    heedless.
    • We have always known that heedless self-interest was bad morals
    • heedless of danger
    • heedless of the child's crying

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self

  • noun your consciousness of your own identity
    ego.
  • noun a person considered as a unique individual
    • one's own self

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walk-in

  • noun person who walks in without having an appointment
    • the emergency room was overrun with walk-ins
  • noun an operative who initiates his own defection (usually to a hostile country) for political asylum

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uncalled

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heterosexual

  • noun a heterosexual person; someone having a sexual orientation to persons of the opposite sex
    straight; straight person; heterosexual person.
  • adjective sexually attracted to members of the opposite sex

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terrific

  • adjective satellite very great or intense
    • a terrific noise
    • a terrific thunderstorm storm
    • fought a terrific battle
  • adjective satellite extraordinarily good or great; used especially as intensifiers
    fantastic; marvelous; marvellous; grand; howling; wonderful; wondrous; rattling; tremendous.
    • a fantastic trip to the Orient
    • the film was fantastic!
    • a howling success
    • a marvelous collection of rare books
    • had a rattling conversation about politics
    • a tremendous achievement

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on_the_loose

  • adjective satellite having escaped, especially from confinement
    escaped; at large; loose.
    • a convict still at large
    • searching for two escaped prisoners
    • dogs loose on the streets
    • criminals on the loose in the neighborhood

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cry_out

  • verb utter aloud; often with surprise, horror, or joy
    exclaim; call out; cry; shout; outcry.
    • `I won!' he exclaimed
    • `Help!' she cried
    • `I'm here,' the mother shouted when she saw her child looking lost

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law_of_moses

  • noun the laws (beginning with the Ten Commandments) that God gave to the Israelites through Moses; it includes many rules of religious observance given in the first five books of the Old Testament (in Judaism these books are called the Torah)
    Mosaic law.

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substitute

  • noun a person or thing that takes or can take the place of another
    replacement.
  • noun an athlete who plays only when a starter on the team is replaced
    second-stringer; reserve.

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ruling

  • noun the reason for a court's judgment (as opposed to the decision itself)
    opinion.
  • verb exercise authority over; as of nations
    rule; govern.
    • Who is governing the country now?

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amendable

  • adjective satellite capable of being corrected by additions
    correctable.
    • an amendable flaw

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performance

  • noun a dramatic or musical entertainment
    public presentation.
    • they listened to ten different performances
    • the play ran for 100 performances
    • the frequent performances of the symphony testify to its popularity
  • noun the act of presenting a play or a piece of music or other entertainment
    • we congratulated him on his performance at the rehearsal
    • an inspired performance of Mozart's C minor concerto

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extravert

  • noun (psychology) a person concerned more with practical realities than with inner thoughts and feelings
    extrovert.
  • adjective satellite being concerned with the social and physical environment
    extroverted; extravertive; extrovertive; extraverted; extrovert.

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blunt

  • verb make less intense
    • blunted emotions
  • verb make numb or insensitive
    benumb; dull; numb.
    • The shock numbed her senses

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imprudent

  • adjective not prudent or wise
    • very imprudent of her mother to encourage her in such silly romantic ideas
    • would be imprudent for a noneconomist to talk about the details of economic policy"- A.M.Schlesinger
  • adjective satellite lacking wise self-restraint
    • an imprudent remark

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blue

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

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topping

  • noun a flavorful addition on top of a dish
  • verb be superior or better than some standard
    transcend; exceed; top; overstep; go past; pass.
    • She exceeded our expectations
    • She topped her performance of last year

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shallow

  • noun a stretch of shallow water
    shoal.
  • verb make shallow
    shoal.
    • The silt shallowed the canal

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sensibleness

  • noun the quality of showing good sense or practical judgment

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promiscuous

  • adjective satellite not selective of a single class or person
    • Clinton was criticized for his promiscuous solicitation of campaign money
  • adjective satellite casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior
    sluttish; wanton; light; loose; easy.
    • her easy virtue
    • he was told to avoid loose (or light) women
    • wanton behavior

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judicial_decision

  • noun (law) the determination by a court of competent jurisdiction on matters submitted to it
    judgement; judgment.

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judice

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disjointed

  • adjective satellite lacking orderly continuity
    disordered; disconnected; garbled; scattered; confused; unconnected; illogical.
    • a confused set of instructions
    • a confused dream about the end of the world
    • disconnected fragments of a story
    • scattered thoughts
  • verb part; cease or break association with
    dissociate; divorce; disjoint; disassociate; disunite.
    • She disassociated herself from the organization when she found out the identity of the president

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latin

  • noun any dialect of the language of ancient Rome
  • noun an inhabitant of ancient Latium

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commercial_law

  • noun the body of rules applied to commercial transactions; derived from the practices of traders rather than from jurisprudence
    mercantile law; law merchant.

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gilt

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

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class

  • noun a collection of things sharing a common attribute
    category; family.
    • there are two classes of detergents
  • noun a body of students who are taught together
    grade; course; form.
    • early morning classes are always sleepy

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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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sub

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

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statute

  • noun an act passed by a legislative body
    legislative act.
  • adjective satellite enacted by a legislative body
    codified.
    • statute law
    • codified written laws

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unknowable

  • adjective not knowable
    • the unknowable mysteries of life

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inexorable

  • adjective satellite not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty
    unrelenting; unappeasable; relentless; stern; unforgiving; grim.
    • grim determination
    • grim necessity
    • Russia's final hour, it seemed, approached with inexorable certainty
    • relentless persecution
    • the stern demands of parenthood
  • adjective satellite impervious to pleas, persuasion, requests, reason; she would have none of him"- W.Churchill
    intransigent; adamant; adamantine.
    • he is adamant in his refusal to change his mind
    • Cynthia was inexorable
    • an intransigent conservative opposed to every liberal tendency

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horrid

  • adjective satellite exceedingly bad
    • when she was bad she was horrid
  • adjective satellite grossly offensive to decency or morality; causing horror
    outrageous; hideous; horrific.
    • subjected to outrageous cruelty
    • a hideous pattern of injustice
    • horrific conditions in the mining industry

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strident

  • adjective satellite conspicuously and offensively loud; given to vehement outcry
    vociferous; blatant; clamant; clamorous.
    • blatant radios
    • a clamorous uproar
    • strident demands
    • a vociferous mob
  • adjective satellite of speech sounds produced by forcing air through a constricted passage (as `f', `s', `z', or `th' in both `thin' and `then')
    spirant; fricative; sibilant; continuant.

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payable

  • noun a liability account showing how much is owed for goods and services purchased on credit
    account payable.
    • the problem was to match receivables and payables in the same currency
  • adjective satellite subject to or requiring payment especially as specified
    collectible; collectable.
    • a collectible bill
    • a note payable on demand
    • a check payable to John Doe

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overmuch

  • noun a quantity that is more than what is appropriate
    overmuchness; superabundance; overabundance.
    • four-year-olds have an overabundance of energy
    • we received an inundation of email
  • adjective satellite very great in quantity; overabundant
    • showed overmuch affection

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clear

  • noun the state of being free of suspicion
    • investigation showed that he was in the clear
  • noun a clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water
    open.
    • finally broke out of the forest into the open

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camp

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

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unreasonable

  • adjective not reasonable; not showing good judgment
  • adjective satellite beyond normal limits
    undue; inordinate; excessive.
    • excessive charges
    • a book of inordinate length
    • his dress stops just short of undue elegance
    • unreasonable demands

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screechy

  • adjective satellite having or making a high-pitched sound such as that made by a mouse or a rusty hinge
    screaky; squeaking; squeaky; squealing.

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unabated

  • adjective satellite continuing at full strength or intensity
    • the winds are unabated
    • the popularity of his books among young people continued unabated

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absurd

  • noun a situation in which life seems irrational and meaningless
    the absurd.
    • The absurd is the essential concept and the first truth"--Albert Camus
  • adjective satellite inconsistent with reason or logic or common sense
    • the absurd predicament of seeming to argue that virtue is highly desirable but intensely unpleasant"- Walter Lippman

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clean

  • noun a weightlift in which the barbell is lifted to shoulder height and then jerked overhead
    clean and jerk.
  • verb make clean by removing dirt, filth, or unwanted substances from
    make clean.
    • Clean the stove!
    • The dentist cleaned my teeth

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competitory

  • adjective involving competition or competitiveness
    competitive.
    • competitive games
    • to improve one's competitive position

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alterable

  • adjective capable of being changed or altered in some characteristic
    • alterable clothing
    • alterable conditions of employment
  • adjective satellite (of the punishment ordered by a court) capable of being changed to one less severe

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anti-american

  • noun a person who is opposed to the United States and its policies
  • adjective opposed to the United States and its policies

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notch

  • noun a V-shaped indentation
    • mandibular notch
  • noun the location in a range of mountains of a geological formation that is lower than the surrounding peaks
    mountain pass; pass.
    • we got through the pass before it started to snow

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inane

  • adjective satellite devoid of intelligence
    vacuous; mindless; fatuous; asinine.

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scream

  • noun sharp piercing cry
    screaming; screech; screeching; shriek; shrieking.
    • her screaming attracted the neighbors
  • noun a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry
    shriek; screech; screeching; screaming; shrieking.
    • he ducked at the screechings of shells
    • he heard the scream of the brakes

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shrieking

  • noun sharp piercing cry
    screaming; screech; screeching; shriek; scream.
    • her screaming attracted the neighbors
  • noun a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry
    shriek; screech; screeching; screaming; scream.
    • he ducked at the screechings of shells
    • he heard the scream of the brakes

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jeremy_bentham

  • noun English philosopher and jurist; founder of utilitarianism (1748-1831)
    Bentham.

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ennoble

  • verb confer dignity or honor upon
    dignify.
    • He was dignified with a title
  • verb give a title to someone; make someone a member of the nobility
    gentle; entitle.

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surplus

  • noun a quantity much larger than is needed
    nimiety; surplusage; excess.
  • adjective satellite more than is needed, desired, or required
    supererogatory; extra; redundant; spare; excess; superfluous; supernumerary.
    • trying to lose excess weight
    • found some extra change lying on the dresser
    • yet another book on heraldry might be thought redundant
    • skills made redundant by technological advance
    • sleeping in the spare room
    • supernumerary ornamentation
    • it was supererogatory of her to gloat
    • delete superfluous (or unnecessary) words
    • extra ribs as well as other supernumerary internal parts
    • surplus cheese distributed to the needy

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mufti

  • noun a jurist who interprets Muslim religious law
  • noun civilian dress worn by a person who is entitled to wear a military uniform

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battle_cry

  • noun a yell intended to rally a group of soldiers in battle
    rallying cry; war cry; war whoop.
  • noun a slogan used to rally support for a cause
    rallying cry; cry; war cry; watchword.
    • a cry to arms
    • our watchword will be `democracy'

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undue

  • adjective not yet payable
    • an undue loan
  • adjective not appropriate or proper (or even legal) in the circumstances
    • undue influence
    • I didn't want to show undue excitement
    • accused of using undue force

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bring

  • verb take something or somebody with oneself somewhere
    take; convey.
    • Bring me the box from the other room
    • Take these letters to the boss
    • This brings me to the main point
  • verb cause to come into a particular state or condition
    • Long hard years of on the job training had brought them to their competence
    • bring water to the boiling point

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blue-ribbon

  • adjective satellite selected or chosen for special qualifications
    select.
    • the blue-ribbon event of the season

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top-notch

  • adjective satellite of the highest quality
    first-rate; ace; tops; topnotch; A-one; crack; tiptop; super.
    • an ace reporter
    • a crack shot
    • a first-rate golfer
    • a super party
    • played top-notch tennis
    • an athlete in tiptop condition
    • she is absolutely tops

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prodigious

  • adjective satellite so great in size or force or extent as to elicit awe
    colossal; stupendous.
    • colossal crumbling ruins of an ancient temple
    • has a colossal nerve
    • a prodigious storm
    • a stupendous field of grass
    • stupendous demand
  • adjective satellite of momentous or ominous significance
    portentous.
    • such a portentous...monster raised all my curiosity"- Herman Melville
    • a prodigious vision

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samson

  • noun (Old Testament) a judge of Israel who performed herculean feats of strength against the Philistines until he was betrayed to them by his mistress Delilah
  • noun a large and strong and heavyset man
    strapper; bruiser; bull.
    • he was a bull of a man
    • a thick-skinned bruiser ready to give as good as he got

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rough

  • noun the part of a golf course bordering the fairway where the grass is not cut short
  • verb prepare in preliminary or sketchy form
    rough in; rough out.

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praetorial

  • adjective of or relating to a Roman praetor
    pretorial; pretorian; praetorian.
    • praetorial powers

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fifth

  • noun a quantity of liquor equal to one fifth of a United States gallon
  • noun position five in a countable series of things
    • he was fifth out of several hundred runners

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halloo

  • noun a shout to attract attention
    • he gave a great halloo but no one heard him
  • verb urge on with shouts
    • halloo the dogs in a hunt

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one

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

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absoluteness

  • noun the quality of being complete or utter or extreme
    starkness; utterness.
    • the starkness of his contrast between justice and fairness was open to many objections
  • noun the quality of being absolute
    • the absoluteness of the pope's decree could not be challenged

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upgrade

  • noun an upward slope or grade (as in a road)
    acclivity; raise; rise; climb; ascent.
    • the car couldn't make it up the rise
  • noun software that provides better performance than an earlier version did

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uncomparable

  • adjective such that comparison is impossible; unsuitable for comparison or lacking features that can be compared
    incomparable.
    • an incomparable week of rest and pleasure
    • the computer proceeds with its incomparable logic and efficiency
    • this report is incomparable with the earlier ones because of different breakdowns of the data

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just

  • adjective used especially of what is legally or ethically right or proper or fitting
    • a just and lasting peace"- A.Lincoln
    • a kind and just man
    • a just reward
    • his just inheritance
  • adjective fair to all parties as dictated by reason and conscience
    equitable.
    • equitable treatment of all citizens
    • an equitable distribution of gifts among the children

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juristic

  • adjective satellite of or relating to law or to legal rights and obligations
    jural.

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justice

  • noun the quality of being just or fair
    justness.
  • noun judgment involved in the determination of rights and the assignment of rewards and punishments

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nonpartisan

  • noun a person who is nonpartisan
    nonpartizan.
  • adjective free from party affiliation or bias
    nonpartizan.

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immoderateness

  • noun the quality of being excessive and lacking in moderation
    immoderation.

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transcendent

  • adjective satellite exceeding or surpassing usual limits especially in excellence
    surpassing.
  • adjective satellite beyond and outside the ordinary range of human experience or understanding
    • the notion of any transcendent reality beyond thought

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rash

  • noun any red eruption of the skin
    skin rash; roseola; efflorescence.
  • noun a series of unexpected and unpleasant occurrences
    blizzard.
    • a rash of bank robberies
    • a blizzard of lawsuits

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dull

  • verb make dull in appearance
    • Age had dulled the surface
  • verb become dull or lusterless in appearance; lose shine or brightness
    • the varnished table top dulled with time

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unexceeded

  • adjective satellite not capable of being improved on
    unsurpassed; unexcelled.

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preternatural

  • adjective satellite surpassing the ordinary or normal
    uncanny.
    • Beyond his preternatural affability there is some acid and some steel" - George Will
    • his uncanny sense of direction
  • adjective satellite existing outside of or not in accordance with nature
    nonnatural; otherworldly; transcendental.
    • find transcendental motives for sublunary action"-Aldous Huxley

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raising

  • noun the event of something being raised upward
    lift; elevation.
    • an elevation of the temperature in the afternoon
    • a raising of the land resulting from volcanic activity
  • noun the properties acquired as a consequence of the way you were treated as a child
    rearing; nurture.

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rich

  • noun people who have possessions and wealth (considered as a group)
    rich people.
    • only the very rich benefit from this legislation
  • adjective possessing material wealth
    • her father is extremely rich
    • many fond hopes are pinned on rich uncles

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outwear

  • verb last longer than others
    • This material outwears all others
  • verb exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress
    wear out; tire; wear down; jade; fag out; weary; fatigue; wear; tire out; fag; wear upon.
    • We wore ourselves out on this hike

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luxuriant

  • adjective satellite marked by complexity and richness of detail
    elaborate.
    • an elaborate lace pattern
  • adjective satellite displaying luxury and furnishing gratification to the senses
    voluptuous; luxurious; sybaritic; epicurean; voluptuary.
    • an epicurean banquet
    • enjoyed a luxurious suite with a crystal chandelier and thick oriental rugs
    • Lucullus spent the remainder of his days in voluptuous magnificence
    • a chinchilla robe of sybaritic lavishness

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