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voluble

  • adjective marked by a ready flow of speech
    • she is an extremely voluble young woman who engages in soliloquies not conversations

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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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washy

  • adjective satellite overly diluted; thin and insipid
    watery; weak.
    • washy coffee
    • watery milk
    • weak tea
  • adjective satellite having lost freshness or brilliance of color
    washed-out; bleached; faded.
    • sun-bleached deck chairs
    • faded jeans
    • a very pale washed-out blue
    • washy colors

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hardheaded

  • adjective satellite unreasonably rigid in the face of argument or entreaty or attack
    mulish.
  • adjective satellite guided by practical experience and observation rather than theory
    practical; hard-nosed; pragmatic.
    • a hardheaded appraisal of our position
    • a hard-nosed labor leader
    • completely practical in his approach to business
    • not ideology but pragmatic politics

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two-dimensional

  • adjective involving two dimensions
    planar.
  • adjective satellite lacking the expected range or depth; not designed to give an illusion or depth
    flat; 2-dimensional.
    • a film with two-dimensional characters
    • a flat two-dimensional painting

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drug_company

  • noun a company that makes and sells pharmaceuticals
    pharmaceutical company; pharma.

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magnetic

  • adjective of or relating to or caused by magnetism
    • magnetic forces
  • adjective having the properties of a magnet; i.e. of attracting iron or steel
    magnetized; magnetised.
    • the hard disk is covered with a thin coat of magnetic material

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narcotic

  • noun a drug that produces numbness or stupor; often taken for pleasure or to reduce pain; extensive use can lead to addiction
  • adjective of or relating to or designating narcotics
    • narcotic addicts
    • narcotic stupor

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dot-com

  • noun a company that operates its business primarily on the internet using a URL that ends in `.com'
    dot com; dot com company.
  • adjective of or relating to an internet company
    • a dot-com outfit in San Francisco

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ponderousness

  • noun an oppressive quality that is laborious and solemn and lacks grace or fluency
    heaviness.
    • a book so serious that it sometimes subsided into ponderousness
    • his lectures tend to heaviness and repetition
  • noun the property of being large in mass
    massiveness; heft; heftiness; ponderosity.

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trust_corporation

  • noun an organization (usually with a commercial bank) that is engaged as a trustee or fiduciary or agent in handling trust funds or estates of custodial arrangements or stock transfers or related services
    trust company.

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newsworthiness

  • noun the quality of being sufficiently interesting to be reported in news bulletins
    news.
    • the judge conceded the newsworthiness of the trial
    • he is no longer news in the fashion world

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jewish_religion

  • noun Jews collectively who practice a religion based on the Torah and the Talmud
    Hebraism; Judaism.

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religious

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

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issuer

  • noun an institution that issues something (securities or publications or currency etc.)

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earthbound

  • adjective satellite confined to the earth
  • adjective satellite lacking wit or imagination
    pedestrian; prosaic; prosy.
    • a pedestrian movie plot

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religion

  • noun a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny
    religious belief; faith.
    • he lost his faith but not his morality
  • noun an institution to express belief in a divine power
    organized religion; faith.
    • he was raised in the Baptist religion
    • a member of his own faith contradicted him

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rousing

  • noun the act of arousing
    arousal.
    • the purpose of art is the arousal of emotions
  • verb become active
    bestir; rouse.
    • He finally bestirred himself

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institutionalised

  • adjective officially placed in or committed to a specialized institution
    institutionalized.
    • had hopes of rehabilitating the institutionalized juvenile delinquents
  • verb cause to be admitted; of persons to an institution
    commit; charge; send; institutionalize; institutionalise.
    • After the second episode, she had to be committed
    • he was committed to prison

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arid

  • adjective satellite lacking sufficient water or rainfall
    waterless.
    • an arid climate
    • a waterless well
    • miles of waterless country to cross
  • adjective satellite lacking vitality or spirit; lifeless
    desiccate; desiccated.
    • a technically perfect but arid performance of the sonata
    • a desiccate romance
    • a prissy and emotionless creature...settles into a mold of desiccated snobbery"-C.J.Rolo

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removal

  • noun the act of removing
    remotion.
    • he had surgery for the removal of a malignancy
  • noun dismissal from office

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religious_sect

  • noun a subdivision of a larger religious group
    religious order; sect.

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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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tranquillising

  • adjective satellite tending to soothe or tranquilize
    tranquilizing; ataractic; sedative; tranquillizing; ataraxic; tranquilising.
    • valium has a tranquilizing effect
    • took a hot drink with sedative properties before going to bed
  • verb make calm or still
    still; tranquilize; tranquillize; calm down; quiet; calm; tranquillise; quieten; lull.
    • quiet the dragons of worry and fear

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fervor

  • noun feelings of great warmth and intensity
    fervidness; fire; ardor; fervour; ardour; fervency.
    • he spoke with great ardor
  • noun the state of being emotionally aroused and worked up
    excitement; fervour; inflammation; excitation.
    • his face was flushed with excitement and his hands trembled
    • he tried to calm those who were in a state of extreme inflammation

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union_shop

  • noun a company allowed to hire nonunion workers on the condition that they will join the union within a specified time

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immature

  • adjective characteristic of a lack of maturity
    • immature behavior
  • adjective (used of living things especially persons) in an early period of life or development or growth
    young.
    • young people

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charity

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

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gloomy

  • adjective satellite depressingly dark
    glooming; gloomful; sulky.
    • the gloomy forest
    • the glooming interior of an old inn
    • `gloomful' is archaic
  • adjective satellite filled with melancholy and despondency
    blue; downhearted; dispirited; down in the mouth; depressed; downcast; down; low; low-spirited; grim.
    • gloomy at the thought of what he had to face
    • gloomy predictions
    • a gloomy silence
    • took a grim view of the economy
    • the darkening mood
    • lonely and blue in a strange city
    • depressed by the loss of his job
    • a dispirited and resigned expression on her face
    • downcast after his defeat
    • feeling discouraged and downhearted

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uneventful

  • adjective marked by no noteworthy or significant events
    • an uneventful life
    • the voyage was pleasant and uneventful
    • recovery was uneventful

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think_factory

  • noun a company that does research for hire and issues reports on the implications
    think tank.

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long-windedness

  • noun boring verbosity
    prolixity; windiness; wordiness; prolixness.

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tiresome

  • adjective satellite so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness
    tedious; slow; ho-hum; boring; wearisome; deadening; dull; irksome.
    • a boring evening with uninteresting people
    • the deadening effect of some routine tasks
    • a dull play
    • his competent but dull performance
    • a ho-hum speaker who couldn't capture their attention
    • what an irksome task the writing of long letters is"- Edmund Burke
    • tedious days on the train
    • the tiresome chirping of a cricket"- Mark Twain
    • other people's dreams are dreadfully wearisome

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royal_society_of_london_for_improving_natural_knowledge

  • noun an honorary English society (formalized in 1660 and given a royal charter by Charles II in 1662) through which the British government has supported science
    Royal Society.

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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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subsidiary_company

  • noun a company that is completely controlled by another company
    subsidiary.

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mesmerizing

  • adjective satellite attracting and holding interest as if by a spell
    spellbinding; mesmeric; hypnotic.
    • read the bedtime story in a hypnotic voice
    • she had a warm mesmeric charm
    • the sheer force of his presence was mesmerizing
    • a spellbinding description of life in ancient Rome
  • verb attract strongly, as if with a magnet
    bewitch; mesmerize; mesmerise; magnetize; magnetise; spellbind.
    • She magnetized the audience with her tricks

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knight

  • noun originally a person of noble birth trained to arms and chivalry; today in Great Britain a person honored by the sovereign for personal merit
  • noun a chessman shaped to resemble the head of a horse; can move two squares horizontally and one vertically (or vice versa)
    horse.

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vapid

  • adjective satellite lacking taste or flavor or tang
    flat; flavorless; insipid; savorless; savourless; bland; flavourless.
    • a bland diet
    • insipid hospital food
    • flavorless supermarket tomatoes
    • vapid beer
    • vapid tea
  • adjective satellite lacking significance or liveliness or spirit or zest
    • a vapid conversation
    • a vapid smile
    • a bunch of vapid schoolgirls

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windy

  • adjective satellite abounding in or exposed to the wind or breezes
    blowy; breezy.
    • blowy weather
    • a windy bluff
  • adjective satellite not practical or realizable; speculative
    airy; visionary; impractical; Laputan.
    • airy theories about socioeconomic improvement
    • visionary schemes for getting rich

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narcoleptic

  • noun a person who has narcolepsy
  • noun a soporific drug that produces an uncontrollable desire to sleep

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financial_institution

  • noun an institution (public or private) that collects funds (from the public or other institutions) and invests them in financial assets
    financial organisation; financial organization.

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engrossing

  • adjective satellite capable of arousing and holding the attention
    absorbing; riveting; gripping; fascinating.
    • a fascinating story
  • verb devote (oneself) fully to
    plunge; immerse; absorb; soak up; engross; engulf; steep.
    • He immersed himself into his studies

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plain

  • noun extensive tract of level open land
    champaign; field.
    • they emerged from the woods onto a vast open plain
    • he longed for the fields of his youth
  • noun a basic knitting stitch
    plain stitch; knit; knit stitch.

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depository

  • noun a facility where things can be deposited for storage or safekeeping
    repository; deposit; depositary.

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slow

  • verb lose velocity; move more slowly
    decelerate; slow down; retard; slow up.
    • The car decelerated
  • verb become slow or slower
    slacken; slow down; slack; slow up.
    • Production slowed

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spiritual

  • noun a kind of religious song originated by Blacks in the southern United States
    Negro spiritual.
  • adjective satellite concerned with sacred matters or religion or the church
    religious.
    • religious texts
    • a member of a religious order
    • lords temporal and spiritual
    • spiritual leaders
    • spiritual songs

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winded

  • adjective satellite breathing laboriously or convulsively
    pursy; short-winded; blown.
  • verb to move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course
    wander; meander; thread; wind; weave.
    • the river winds through the hills
    • the path meanders through the vineyards
    • sometimes, the gout wanders through the entire body

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gripping

  • adjective satellite capable of arousing and holding the attention
    absorbing; riveting; engrossing; fascinating.
    • a fascinating story
  • verb hold fast or firmly
    grip.
    • He gripped the steering wheel

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diverting

  • adjective satellite providing enjoyment; pleasantly entertaining
    amusing; amusive.
    • an amusing speaker
    • a diverting story
  • verb turn aside; turn away from
    divert; deviate.

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concise

  • adjective expressing much in few words
    • a concise explanation

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nondepository

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unprovoking

  • adjective not provocative
    unprovocative.

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colourful

  • adjective striking in variety and interest
    colorful.
    • a colorful period of history
    • a colorful character
    • colorful language
  • adjective having striking color
    colorful.
    • colorful autumn leaves

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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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established

  • adjective brought about or set up or accepted; especially long established
    constituted.
    • the established social order
    • distrust the constituted authority
    • a team established as a member of a major league
    • enjoyed his prestige as an established writer
    • an established precedent
    • the established Church
  • verb set up or found
    found; establish; set up; launch.
    • She set up a literacy program

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poke

  • noun tall coarse perennial American herb having small white flowers followed by blackish-red berries on long drooping racemes; young fleshy stems are edible; berries and root are poisonous
    scoke; Phytolacca americana; garget; pigeon berry.
  • noun someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind
    dawdler; laggard; drone; lagger; trailer.

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dowdy

  • noun deep-dish apple dessert covered with a rich crust
    pandowdy.
  • noun British marshal of the RAF who commanded the British air defense forces that defeated the Luftwaffe during the Battle of Britain (1882-1970)
    Baron Hugh Caswall Tremenheere Dowding; Dowding; Hugh Dowding.

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heaviness

  • noun the property of being comparatively great in weight
    weightiness.
    • the heaviness of lead
  • noun persisting sadness
    • nothing lifted the heaviness of her heart after her loss

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public

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

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excitatory

  • adjective satellite (of drugs e.g.) able to excite or stimulate
    excitant; excitative.

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deadening

  • noun the act of making something futile and useless (as by routine)
    stultification; impairment; constipation.
  • verb make vague or obscure or make (an image) less visible
    deaden; damp; dampen.
    • muffle the message

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appeal

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

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dot_com

  • noun a company that operates its business primarily on the internet using a URL that ends in `.com'
    dot com company; dot-com.

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schoolman

  • noun a scholar who is skilled in academic disputation
    academician.
  • noun a scholar in one of the universities of the Middle Ages; versed in scholasticism
    medieval Schoolman.

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melancholy

  • noun a feeling of thoughtful sadness
  • noun a constitutional tendency to be gloomy and depressed

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tiresomeness

  • noun dullness owing to length or slowness
    tedium; tediousness.

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transportation

  • noun a facility consisting of the means and equipment necessary for the movement of passengers or goods
    transit; transportation system.
  • noun the act of moving something from one location to another
    transfer; conveyance; transport; transferral.

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church_of_scientology

  • noun a new religion founded by L. Ron Hubbard in 1955 and characterized by a belief in the power of a person's spirit to clear itself of past painful experiences through self-knowledge and spiritual fulfillment
    Scientology.

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topicality

  • noun the attribute of being of interest at the present time
    • the library had to discard books that had lost their topicality

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banking_company

  • noun a financial institution that accepts deposits and channels the money into lending activities
    banking concern; depository financial institution; bank.
    • he cashed a check at the bank
    • that bank holds the mortgage on my home

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pastelike

  • adjective satellite resembling paste in color; pallid
    pasty.
    • he looked pasty and red-eyed
    • a complexion that had been pastelike was now chalky white

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magnetism

  • noun attraction for iron; associated with electric currents as well as magnets; characterized by fields of force
    magnetic attraction; magnetic force.
  • noun the branch of science that studies magnetism
    magnetics.

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busy

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

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ponderous

  • adjective satellite slow and laborious because of weight
    heavy; lumbering.
    • the heavy tread of tired troops
    • moved with a lumbering sag-bellied trot
    • ponderous prehistoric beasts
    • a ponderous yawn
  • adjective satellite having great mass and weight and unwieldiness
    • a ponderous stone
    • a ponderous burden
    • ponderous weapons

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cult

  • noun followers of an exclusive system of religious beliefs and practices
  • noun an interest followed with exaggerated zeal
    rage; fad; furore; furor; craze.
    • he always follows the latest fads
    • it was all the rage that season

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personable

  • adjective satellite (of persons) pleasant in appearance and personality

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change

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

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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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engage

  • verb carry out or participate in an activity; be involved in
    pursue; prosecute.
    • She pursued many activities
    • They engaged in a discussion
  • verb consume all of one's attention or time
    engross; absorb; occupy.
    • Her interest in butterflies absorbs her completely

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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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piquant

  • adjective satellite having an agreeably pungent taste
    savory; savoury; spicy; zesty.
  • adjective satellite engagingly stimulating or provocative
    salty.
    • a piquant wit
    • salty language

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pictorial

  • noun a periodical (magazine or newspaper) containing many pictures
  • adjective pertaining to or consisting of pictures
    pictural.
    • pictorial perspective
    • pictorial records

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depressant

  • noun a drug that reduces excitability and calms a person
    downer; sedative; sedative drug.
  • adjective capable of depressing physiological or psychological activity or response by a chemical agent

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intrigue

  • noun a crafty and involved plot to achieve your (usually sinister) ends
    machination.
  • noun a clandestine love affair

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closed_shop

  • noun a company that hires only union members

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drabness

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

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verbose

  • adjective satellite using or containing too many words
    tedious; windy; wordy; long-winded.
    • long-winded (or windy) speakers
    • verbose and ineffective instructional methods
    • newspapers of the day printed long wordy editorials
    • proceedings were delayed by wordy disputes

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frumpish

  • adjective satellite primly out of date
    frumpy; dowdy.
    • nothing so frumpish as last year's gambling game

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lending

  • noun disposing of money or property with the expectation that the same thing (or an equivalent) will be returned
    loaning.
  • verb bestow a quality on
    lend; contribute; add; bring; bestow; impart.
    • Her presence lends a certain cachet to the company
    • The music added a lot to the play
    • She brings a special atmosphere to our meetings
    • This adds a light note to the program

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put

  • noun the option to sell a given stock (or stock index or commodity future) at a given price before a given date
    put option.
  • verb put into a certain place or abstract location
    set; pose; place; lay; position.
    • Put your things here
    • Set the tray down
    • Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children
    • Place emphasis on a certain point

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banking_concern

  • noun a financial institution that accepts deposits and channels the money into lending activities
    depository financial institution; bank; banking company.
    • he cashed a check at the bank
    • that bank holds the mortgage on my home

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kokka

  • noun the branch of Shinto recognized as the official state religion of Japan
    Kokka Shinto.
  • adjective of or pertaining to the branch of Shinto recognized as the state religion of Japan

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sleeping_pill

  • noun a soporific drug in the form of a pill (or tablet or capsule)
    sleeping tablet; sleeping capsule; sleeping draught.

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rastafarian

  • noun follower of Rastafarianism
    Rasta.
  • noun (Ethiopia) adherents of an African religion that regards Ras Tafari as divine

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idle_words

  • noun empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk
    jazz; nothingness; malarky; malarkey; wind.
    • that's a lot of wind
    • don't give me any of that jazz

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vivid

  • adjective satellite evoking lifelike images within the mind
    graphic; lifelike; pictorial.
    • pictorial poetry and prose
    • graphic accounts of battle
    • a lifelike portrait
    • a vivid description
  • adjective satellite having the clarity and freshness of immediate experience
    • a vivid recollection

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distinct

  • adjective satellite (often followed by `from') not alike; different in nature or quality
    distinguishable.
    • plants of several distinct types
    • the word `nationalism' is used in at least two distinct senses
    • gold is distinct from iron
    • a tree related to but quite distinct from the European beech
    • management had interests quite distinct from those of their employees
  • adjective easy to perceive; especially clearly outlined
    • a distinct flavor
    • a distinct odor of turpentine
    • a distinct outline
    • the ship appeared as a distinct silhouette
    • distinct fingerprints

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hospital

  • noun a health facility where patients receive treatment
    infirmary.
  • noun a medical institution where sick or injured people are given medical or surgical care

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two

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one or a numeral representing this number
    II; deuce; 2.
  • noun one of the four playing cards in a deck that have two spots
    deuce.

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furniture_company

  • noun a company that sells furniture

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christian_church

  • noun one of the groups of Christians who have their own beliefs and forms of worship
    church.
  • noun a Protestant church that accepts the Bible as the only source of true Christian faith and practices baptism by immersion
    Disciples of Christ.

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taken

  • adjective satellite understood in a certain way; made sense of
    interpreted.
    • a word taken literally
    • a smile taken as consent
    • an open door interpreted as an invitation
  • verb carry out
    take.
    • take action
    • take steps
    • take vengeance

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vapidity

  • noun the quality of being vapid and unsophisticated
    jejuneness; jejunity; tameness; vapidness.

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etiolated

  • adjective satellite (especially of plants) developed without chlorophyll by being deprived of light
    blanched; etiolate.
    • etiolated celery
  • verb make weak by stunting the growth or development of
    etiolate.

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academy_of_motion_picture_arts_and_sciences

  • noun an academy that gives annual awards for achievements in motion picture production and performance

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waxen

  • adjective made of or covered with wax
    waxy.
    • waxen candles
    • careful, the floor is waxy
  • adjective satellite having the paleness of wax
    waxy; waxlike.
    • the poor face with the same awful waxen pallor"- Bram Stoker
    • the soldier turned his waxlike features toward him
    • a thin face with a waxy paleness

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flat

  • noun a level tract of land
    • the salt flats of Utah
  • noun a shallow box in which seedlings are started

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dispirited

  • adjective satellite marked by low spirits; showing no enthusiasm
    listless.
    • a dispirited and divided Party
    • reacted to the crisis with listless resignation
  • verb lower someone's spirits; make downhearted
    depress; dispirit; dismay; deject; demoralise; get down; cast down; demoralize.
    • These news depressed her
    • The bad state of her child's health demoralizes her

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stylistic

  • adjective satellite of or relating to style (especially in the use of language)
    • stylistic devices

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company

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

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disarming

  • noun act of reducing or depriving of arms
    disarmament.
    • the disarmament of the aggressor nations must be complete
  • verb remove offensive capability from
    demilitarise; disarm; demilitarize.

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academician

  • noun someone elected to honorary membership in an academy
  • noun a scholar who is skilled in academic disputation
    schoolman.

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dismal

  • adjective satellite causing dejection
    blue; dingy; drear; disconsolate; dreary; dark; gloomy; drab; sorry; grim.
    • a blue day
    • the dark days of the war
    • a week of rainy depressing weather
    • a disconsolate winter landscape
    • the first dismal dispiriting days of November
    • a dark gloomy day
    • grim rainy weather

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windiness

  • noun a mildly windy state of the air
    breeziness.
  • noun boring verbosity
    prolixity; long-windedness; wordiness; prolixness.

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nonviolent

  • adjective abstaining (on principle) from the use of violence
  • adjective satellite achieved without bloodshed
    unbloody.
    • an unbloody transfer of power

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preoccupied

  • adjective satellite deeply absorbed in thought
    deep in thought; bemused; lost.
    • as distant and bemused as a professor listening to the prattling of his freshman class
    • lost in thought
    • a preoccupied frown
  • verb engage or engross the interest or attention of beforehand or occupy urgently or obsessively
    preoccupy.
    • His work preoccupies him
    • The matter preoccupies her completely--she cannot think of anything else

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sorry

  • adjective feeling or expressing regret or sorrow or a sense of loss over something done or undone
    bad; regretful.
    • felt regretful over his vanished youth
    • regretful over mistakes she had made
    • he felt bad about breaking the vase
  • adjective satellite bad; unfortunate
    distressing; sad; pitiful; lamentable; deplorable.
    • my finances were in a deplorable state
    • a lamentable decision
    • her clothes were in sad shape
    • a sorry state of affairs

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supplemental

  • adjective satellite functioning in a supporting capacity
    supplementary; subsidiary; auxiliary.
    • the main library and its auxiliary branches
  • adjective satellite added to complete or make up a deficiency
    supplementary.
    • produced supplementary volumes

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cunning

  • noun shrewdness as demonstrated by being skilled in deception
    guile; craft; slyness; foxiness; craftiness; wiliness.
  • noun crafty artfulness (especially in deception)

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graphic

  • noun an image that is generated by a computer
    computer graphic.
  • adjective satellite written or drawn or engraved
    graphical; in writing.
    • graphic symbols

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unexciting

  • adjective not stimulating
    unstimulating.
  • adjective not exciting
    • an unexciting novel
    • lived an unexciting life

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car

  • noun a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine
    machine; motorcar; automobile; auto.
    • he needs a car to get to work
  • noun a wheeled vehicle adapted to the rails of railroad
    railroad car; railcar; railway car.
    • three cars had jumped the rails

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somber

  • adjective satellite lacking brightness or color; dull
    sober; sombre; drab.
    • drab faded curtains
    • sober Puritan grey
    • children in somber brown clothes
  • adjective satellite grave or even gloomy in character
    melancholy; sombre.
    • solemn and mournful music
    • a suit of somber black
    • a somber mood

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long-winded

  • adjective satellite using or containing too many words
    tedious; windy; wordy; verbose.
    • long-winded (or windy) speakers
    • verbose and ineffective instructional methods
    • newspapers of the day printed long wordy editorials
    • proceedings were delayed by wordy disputes

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jejuneness

  • noun lacking and evidencing lack of experience of life
    juvenility; callowness.
  • noun the quality of being vapid and unsophisticated
    jejunity; vapidity; tameness; vapidness.

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soup

  • noun liquid food especially of meat or fish or vegetable stock often containing pieces of solid food
  • noun any composition having a consistency suggestive of soup

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printing

  • noun text handwritten in the style of printed matter
  • noun the business of producing printed material for sale or distribution

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thin

  • verb lose thickness; become thin or thinner
  • verb make thin or thinner
    • Thin the solution

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central_bank

  • noun a government monetary authority that issues currency and regulates the supply of credit and holds the reserves of other banks and sells new issues of securities for the government

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transportation_company

  • noun a company providing transportation

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stimulating

  • adjective rousing or quickening activity or the senses
    • a stimulating discussion
  • verb act as a stimulant
    excite; stimulate.
    • The book stimulated her imagination
    • This play stimulates

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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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challenging

  • adjective satellite requiring full use of your abilities or resources
    ambitious.
    • ambitious schedule
    • performed the most challenging task without a mistake
  • verb take exception to
    challenge; gainsay; dispute.
    • She challenged his claims

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indie

  • noun a pop group not affiliated with a major record company
  • noun an independent film company not associated with an established studio

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religious_order

  • noun a subdivision of a larger religious group
    sect; religious sect.

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organized

  • adjective formed into a structured or coherent whole
  • verb create (as an entity)
    organize; organise; form.
    • social groups form everywhere
    • They formed a company

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heartless

  • adjective lacking in feeling or pity or warmth
    hardhearted.
  • adjective satellite devoid of courage or enthusiasm

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salty

  • adjective satellite engagingly stimulating or provocative
    piquant.
    • a piquant wit
    • salty language
  • adjective containing or filled with salt
    • salt water

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glamourous

  • adjective satellite having an air of allure, romance and excitement
    glamorous.
    • glamorous movie stars

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lacklustre

  • adjective satellite lacking brilliance or vitality
    lackluster; lusterless; lustreless.
    • a dull lackluster life
    • a lusterless performance
  • adjective satellite lacking luster or shine
    lackluster; lusterless; lustreless.
    • staring with lackluster eyes
    • lusterless hair

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educational

  • adjective relating to the process of education
    • educational psychology
  • adjective satellite providing knowledge
    • an educational film

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infantile

  • adjective satellite indicating a lack of maturity
    childish.
    • childish tantrums
    • infantile behavior
  • adjective of or relating to infants or infancy
    • infantile paralysis

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disconsolate

  • adjective sad beyond comforting; incapable of being consoled
    unconsolable; inconsolable.
    • inconsolable when her son died
  • adjective satellite causing dejection
    blue; dingy; drear; dreary; dark; gloomy; dismal; drab; sorry; grim.
    • a blue day
    • the dark days of the war
    • a week of rainy depressing weather
    • a disconsolate winter landscape
    • the first dismal dispiriting days of November
    • a dark gloomy day
    • grim rainy weather

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tickling

  • noun the act of tickling
    tickle; titillation.
  • verb touch (a body part) lightly so as to excite the surface nerves and cause uneasiness, laughter, or spasmodic movements
    tickle; titillate; vellicate.

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sacred

  • adjective concerned with religion or religious purposes
    • sacred texts
    • sacred rites
    • sacred music
  • adjective satellite worthy of respect or dedication
    • saw motherhood as woman's sacred calling

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white

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

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establishment

  • noun the act of forming or establishing something
    formation; organisation; constitution; organization.
    • the constitution of a PTA group last year
    • it was the establishment of his reputation
    • he still remembers the organization of the club
  • noun an organization founded and united for a specific purpose
    institution.

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ataraxic

  • adjective satellite tending to soothe or tranquilize
    tranquilizing; ataractic; sedative; tranquillizing; tranquillising; tranquilising.
    • valium has a tranquilizing effect
    • took a hot drink with sedative properties before going to bed

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stock

  • noun the capital raised by a corporation through the issue of shares entitling holders to an ownership interest (equity)
    • he owns a controlling share of the company's stock
  • noun the merchandise that a shop has on hand
    inventory.
    • they carried a vast inventory of hardware
    • they stopped selling in exact sizes in order to reduce inventory

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de

  • noun a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
    Diamond State; Delaware; First State.

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hypnogogic

  • adjective satellite sleep inducing
    hypnagogic; soporiferous; soporific; somniferous; somnific.

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fatigue

  • noun temporary loss of strength and energy resulting from hard physical or mental work
    tiredness; weariness.
    • he was hospitalized for extreme fatigue
    • growing fatigue was apparent from the decline in the execution of their athletic skills
    • weariness overcame her after twelve hours and she fell asleep
  • noun used of materials (especially metals) in a weakened state caused by long stress
    • metal fatigue

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uninspired

  • adjective satellite having no intellectual or emotional or spiritual excitement
    • the production was professional but uninspired
  • adjective satellite deficient in originality or creativity; lacking powers of invention
    unimaginative; uninventive; sterile.
    • a sterile ideology lacking in originality
    • unimaginative development of a musical theme
    • uninspired writing

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faculty

  • noun one of the inherent cognitive or perceptual powers of the mind
    mental faculty; module.
  • noun the body of teachers and administrators at a school
    staff.
    • the dean addressed the letter to the entire staff of the university

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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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preschool

  • noun an educational institution for children too young for elementary school

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psychedelic

  • adjective satellite producing distorted sensory perceptions and feelings or altered states of awareness or sometimes states resembling psychosis
    • psychedelic drugs like psilocybin and mescaline
  • adjective satellite having the vivid colors and bizarre patterns associated with psychedelic states
    • a psychedelic painting

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matter-of-fact

  • adjective satellite not fanciful or imaginative
    prosaic.
    • local guides describe the history of various places in matter-of-fact tones
    • a prosaic and unimaginative essay
  • adjective satellite concerned with practical matters
    pragmatical; pragmatic.
    • a matter-of-fact (or pragmatic) approach to the problem
    • a matter-of-fact account of the trip

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taoist

  • noun an adherent of any branch of Taoism
    Tao.
  • adjective of or relating to the popular Chinese religious system based on the teachings of Lao-tzu but including a pantheon of gods along with divination and magic
    • Taoist temples

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drear

  • adjective satellite causing dejection
    blue; dingy; disconsolate; dreary; dark; gloomy; dismal; drab; sorry; grim.
    • a blue day
    • the dark days of the war
    • a week of rainy depressing weather
    • a disconsolate winter landscape
    • the first dismal dispiriting days of November
    • a dark gloomy day
    • grim rainy weather

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oil_company

  • noun a company that sells oil

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established_church

  • noun the church that is recognized as the official church of a nation

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life

  • noun a characteristic state or mode of living
    • social life
    • city life
    • real life
  • noun the experience of being alive; the course of human events and activities
    living.
    • he could no longer cope with the complexities of life

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hypnotic

  • noun a drug that induces sleep
    soporific.
  • adjective of or relating to hypnosis

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think

  • noun an instance of deliberate thinking
    • I need to give it a good think
  • verb judge or regard; look upon; judge
    conceive; believe; consider.
    • I think he is very smart
    • I believe her to be very smart
    • I think that he is her boyfriend
    • The racist conceives such people to be inferior

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nosed

  • adjective having a nose (either literal or metaphoric) especially of a specified kind
  • verb search or inquire in a meddlesome way
    horn in; intrude; poke; pry; nose.
    • This guy is always nosing around the office

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broadcasting

  • noun a medium that disseminates via telecommunications
    broadcast medium.
  • noun taking part in a radio or tv program

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sect

  • noun a subdivision of a larger religious group
    religious order; religious sect.
  • noun a dissenting clique
    faction.

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auto_company

  • noun a company that makes and sells automobiles
    car company.

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medical_institution

  • noun an institution created for the practice of medicine

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prima_facie

  • adjective satellite as it seems at first sight
    • a prima facie case of murder
  • adverb at first sight

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taoism

  • noun a Chinese sect claiming to follow the teaching of Lao-tzu but incorporating pantheism and sorcery in addition to Taoism
  • noun religion adhering to the teaching of Lao-tzu

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order

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

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wind

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

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cute

  • adjective satellite attractive especially by means of smallness or prettiness or quaintness
    cunning.
    • a cute kid with pigtails
    • a cute little apartment
    • cunning kittens
    • a cunning baby
  • adjective satellite obviously contrived to charm
    precious.
    • an insufferably precious performance
    • a child with intolerably cute mannerisms

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tranquilizing

  • adjective satellite tending to soothe or tranquilize
    ataractic; sedative; tranquillizing; tranquillising; ataraxic; tranquilising.
    • valium has a tranquilizing effect
    • took a hot drink with sedative properties before going to bed
  • verb make calm or still
    still; tranquilize; tranquillize; calm down; quiet; calm; tranquillise; quieten; lull.
    • quiet the dragons of worry and fear

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words

  • noun the words that are spoken
    • I listened to his words very closely
  • noun the text of a popular song or musical-comedy number
    lyric; language.
    • his compositions always started with the lyrics
    • he wrote both words and music
    • the song uses colloquial language

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transfix

  • verb to render motionless, as with a fixed stare or by arousing terror or awe
    grip; spellbind; fascinate.
    • The snake charmer fascinates the cobra
  • verb pierce with a sharp stake or point
    impale; spike; empale.
    • impale a shrimp on a skewer

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institutional

  • adjective relating to or constituting or involving an institution
    • institutional policy
  • adjective organized as or forming an institution
    • institutional religion

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taken_up

  • adjective satellite having or showing excessive or compulsive concern with something
    preoccupied; haunted; obsessed.
    • became more and more haunted by the stupid riddle
    • was absolutely obsessed with the girl
    • got no help from his wife who was preoccupied with the children
    • he was taken up in worry for the old woman

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bewitching

  • adjective satellite capturing interest as if by a spell
    captivating; fascinating; entrancing; enthralling; enchanting.
    • bewitching smile
    • Roosevelt was a captivating speaker
    • enchanting music
    • an enthralling book
    • antique papers of entrancing design
    • a fascinating woman
  • verb attract; cause to be enamored
    capture; entrance; bewitch; fascinate; enamour; trance; captivate; beguile; charm; catch; becharm; enchant; enamor.
    • She captured all the men's hearts

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relaxant

  • noun a drug that relaxes and relieves tension
  • adjective satellite tending to relax or relieve muscular or nervous tension
    • a relaxant drug

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removal_company

  • noun a company that moves the possessions of a family or business from one site to another
    moving company; public mover; mover; removal firm.

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pipeline_company

  • noun a company that operates oil pipelines for the oil industry

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limited_company

  • noun a company that is organized to give its owners limited liability
    Ltd.; Ld..

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mental_home

  • noun a hospital for mentally incompetent or unbalanced person
    psychiatric hospital; mental institution; mental hospital; insane asylum; asylum; institution.

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thrilling

  • adjective satellite causing a surge of emotion or excitement
    electrifying.
    • she gave an electrifying performance
    • a thrilling performer to watch
  • verb cause to be thrilled by some perceptual input
    thrill.
    • The men were thrilled by a loud whistle blow

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pharma

  • noun a company that makes and sells pharmaceuticals
    pharmaceutical company; drug company.

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lackluster

  • adjective satellite lacking brilliance or vitality
    lusterless; lacklustre; lustreless.
    • a dull lackluster life
    • a lusterless performance
  • adjective satellite lacking luster or shine
    lusterless; lacklustre; lustreless.
    • staring with lackluster eyes
    • lusterless hair

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interesting

  • adjective arousing or holding the attention
  • verb excite the curiosity of; engage the interest of
    interest.

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organisation

  • noun the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something
    governing body; administration; governance; organization; brass; establishment.
    • he claims that the present administration is corrupt
    • the governance of an association is responsible to its members
    • he quickly became recognized as a member of the establishment
  • noun a group of people who work together
    organization.

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unmoving

  • adjective not in motion
    nonmoving.
  • adjective not arousing emotions

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winning

  • noun succeeding with great difficulty
    • winning is not everything
  • verb be the winner in a contest or competition; be victorious
    win.
    • He won the Gold Medal in skating
    • Our home team won
    • Win the game

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holding_company

  • noun a company with controlling shares in other companies

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non

  • adverb negation of a word or group of words
    not.
    • he does not speak French
    • she is not going
    • they are not friends
    • not many
    • not much
    • not at all

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judaism

  • noun Jews collectively who practice a religion based on the Torah and the Talmud
    Hebraism; Jewish religion.
  • noun the monotheistic religion of the Jews having its spiritual and ethical principles embodied chiefly in the Torah and in the Talmud

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food

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

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auto

  • noun a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine
    machine; car; motorcar; automobile.
    • he needs a car to get to work

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whitened

  • adjective satellite (of hair) having lost its color
    white.
    • the white hairs of old age
  • verb turn white
    white; whiten.
    • This detergent will whiten your laundry

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dot_com_company

  • noun a company that operates its business primarily on the internet using a URL that ends in `.com'
    dot com; dot-com.

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colourless

  • adjective lacking in variety and interest
    colorless.
    • a colorless and unimaginative person
    • a colorless description of the parade
  • adjective weak in color; not colorful
    colorless.

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iridescent

  • adjective satellite varying in color when seen in different lights or from different angles
    shot; changeable; chatoyant.
    • changeable taffeta
    • chatoyant (or shot) silk
    • a dragonfly hovered, vibrating and iridescent
  • adjective satellite having a play of lustrous rainbow colors
    nacreous; pearlescent; opalescent; opaline.
    • an iridescent oil slick
    • nacreous (or pearlescent) clouds looking like mother-of-pearl
    • a milky opalescent (or opaline) luster

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federal_home_loan_bank_system

  • noun the central credit system for thrift institutions

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investor

  • noun someone who commits capital in order to gain financial returns

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bank

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

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unaffecting

  • adjective satellite not arousing affect

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waxlike

  • adjective satellite having the paleness of wax
    waxen; waxy.
    • the poor face with the same awful waxen pallor"- Bram Stoker
    • the soldier turned his waxlike features toward him
    • a thin face with a waxy paleness

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personal_appeal

  • noun a personal attractiveness or interestingness that enables you to influence others
    charisma; personal magnetism.

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dulled

  • adjective satellite having lost or been caused to lose interest because of overexposure
    benumbed.
    • the mind of the audience is becoming dulled
    • the benumbed intellectual faculties can no longer respond
  • verb make dull in appearance
    dull.
    • Age had dulled the surface

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packaging_company

  • noun a company that packages goods for sale or shipment or storage
    packaging concern.

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university

  • noun the body of faculty and students at a university
  • noun establishment where a seat of higher learning is housed, including administrative and living quarters as well as facilities for research and teaching

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ashen

  • adjective satellite anemic looking from illness or emotion
    blanched; bloodless; white; livid.
    • a face turned ashen
    • the invalid's blanched cheeks
    • tried to speak with bloodless lips
    • a face livid with shock
    • lips...livid with the hue of death"- Mary W. Shelley
    • lips white with terror
    • a face white with rage
  • adjective satellite made of wood of the ash tree

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dingy

  • adjective satellite thickly covered with ingrained dirt or soot
    begrimed; grimy; grubby; raunchy; grungy.
    • a miner's begrimed face
    • dingy linen
    • grimy hands
    • grubby little fingers
    • a grungy kitchen
  • adjective satellite (of color) discolored by impurities; not bright and clear
    muddy; muddied; dirty.
    • dirty" is often used in combination
    • a dirty (or dingy) white
    • the muddied grey of the sea
    • muddy colors
    • dirty-green walls
    • dirty-blonde hair

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bring_out

  • verb make visible
    uncover; reveal; unveil.
    • Summer brings out bright clothes
    • He brings out the best in her
  • verb bring out of a specific state
    let out.

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true_to_life

  • adjective satellite representing things or actions or conditions as they actually are
    true-to-life.
    • the novel about ghetto life was true to life
    • true-to-life duck decoys

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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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uninteresting

  • adjective arousing no interest or attention or curiosity or excitement
    • a very uninteresting account of her trip
  • adjective satellite characteristic or suggestive of an institution especially in being uniform or dull or unimaginative
    • institutional food

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verbosity

  • noun an expressive style that uses excessive or empty words
    verboseness.

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amusive

  • adjective satellite providing enjoyment; pleasantly entertaining
    diverting; amusing.
    • an amusing speaker
    • a diverting story

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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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wearisome

  • adjective satellite so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness
    tedious; slow; ho-hum; boring; deadening; tiresome; dull; irksome.
    • a boring evening with uninteresting people
    • the deadening effect of some routine tasks
    • a dull play
    • his competent but dull performance
    • a ho-hum speaker who couldn't capture their attention
    • what an irksome task the writing of long letters is"- Edmund Burke
    • tedious days on the train
    • the tiresome chirping of a cricket"- Mark Twain
    • other people's dreams are dreadfully wearisome

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financial

  • adjective involving financial matters
    fiscal.
    • fiscal responsibility

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mental

  • adjective involving the mind or an intellectual process
    • mental images of happy times
    • mental calculations
    • in a terrible mental state
    • mental suffering
    • free from mental defects
  • adjective of or relating to the mind
    • mental powers
    • mental development
    • mental hygiene

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house

  • noun a dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more families
    • he has a house on Cape Cod
    • she felt she had to get out of the house
  • noun the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments
    firm; business firm.
    • he worked for a brokerage house

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hard

  • adjective not easy; requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish or comprehend or endure
    difficult.
    • a difficult task
    • nesting places on the cliffs are difficult of access
    • difficult times
    • why is it so hard for you to keep a secret?
  • adjective dispassionate;
    • took a hard look
    • a hard bargainer

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psychiatric_hospital

  • noun a hospital for mentally incompetent or unbalanced person
    mental institution; mental home; mental hospital; insane asylum; asylum; institution.

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bovine

  • noun any of various members of the genus Bos
  • adjective of or relating to or belonging to the genus Bos (cattle)
    bovid.

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engaging

  • adjective satellite attracting or delighting
    piquant.
    • an engaging frankness
    • a piquant face with large appealing eyes
  • verb carry out or participate in an activity; be involved in
    pursue; prosecute; engage.
    • She pursued many activities
    • They engaged in a discussion

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collegial

  • adjective characterized by or having authority vested equally among colleagues
    • collegial harmony
    • a tendency to turn from collegial to one-man management"- Merle Fainsod
  • adjective of or resembling or typical of a college or college students
    collegiate.
    • collegiate living
    • collegiate attitudes
    • collegiate clothes

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oil

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

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distributor

  • noun someone who markets merchandise
    distributer.
  • noun a person with authority to allot or deal out or apportion
    allocator.

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giro

  • noun a check given by the British government to someone who is unemployed; it can be cashed either at a bank or at the post office
    giro cheque.
  • noun a British financial system in which a bank or a post office transfers money from one account to another when they receive authorization to do so

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tameness

  • noun the quality of being vapid and unsophisticated
    jejuneness; jejunity; vapidity; vapidness.
  • noun the attribute of having been domesticated
    domestication.

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honorary_society

  • noun an institution for the advancement of art or science or literature
    academy.

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event

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

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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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living

  • noun the experience of being alive; the course of human events and activities
    life.
    • he could no longer cope with the complexities of life
  • noun people who are still living
    • save your pity for the living

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insipidness

  • noun extreme dullness; lacking spirit or interest
    dreariness; boringness; insipidity.
  • noun lacking any distinctive or interesting taste property
    blandness; insipidity.

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childish

  • adjective satellite indicating a lack of maturity
    infantile.
    • childish tantrums
    • infantile behavior

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washed

  • adjective satellite clean by virtue of having been washed in water
    water-washed.
  • verb clean with some chemical process
    wash; rinse.

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factory

  • noun a plant consisting of one or more buildings with facilities for manufacturing
    mill; manufactory; manufacturing plant.

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publish

  • verb put into print
    print.
    • The newspaper published the news of the royal couple's divorce
    • These news should not be printed
  • verb prepare and issue for public distribution or sale
    bring out; release; issue; put out.
    • publish a magazine or newspaper

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shrillness

  • noun the quality of being sharp or harsh to the senses
    • the shrillness of her hair color
  • noun having the timbre of a loud high-pitched sound
    stridence; stridency.

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showy

  • adjective satellite marked by ostentation but often tasteless
    splashy; flamboyant.
    • a cheap showy rhinestone bracelet
    • a splashy half-page ad
  • adjective satellite displaying brilliance and virtuosity

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absorb

  • verb become imbued
    • The liquids, light, and gases absorb
  • verb take up mentally
    assimilate; take in; ingest.
    • he absorbed the knowledge or beliefs of his tribe

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electronics

  • noun the branch of physics that deals with the emission and effects of electrons and with the use of electronic devices

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issue

  • noun an important question that is in dispute and must be settled
    • the issue could be settled by requiring public education for everyone
    • politicians never discuss the real issues
  • noun one of a series published periodically
    number.
    • she found an old issue of the magazine in her dentist's waiting room

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juvenility

  • noun lacking and evidencing lack of experience of life
    jejuneness; callowness.
  • noun the freshness and vitality characteristic of a young person
    youth; youthfulness.

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luculent

  • adjective satellite (of language) transparently clear; easily understandable
    crystal clear; lucid; limpid; perspicuous; pellucid.
    • writes in a limpid style
    • lucid directions
    • a luculent oration"- Robert Burton
    • pellucid prose
    • a crystal clear explanation
    • a perspicuous argument

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yawny

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colorless

  • adjective lacking in variety and interest
    colourless.
    • a colorless and unimaginative person
    • a colorless description of the parade
  • adjective weak in color; not colorful
    colourless.

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monotone

  • noun an unchanging intonation
    droning; drone.
  • noun a single tone repeated with different words or different rhythms (especially in rendering liturgical texts)

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uncheerful

  • adjective causing sad feelings of gloom and inadequacy
    depressing; cheerless.
    • the economic outlook is depressing
    • something cheerless about the room
    • a moody and uncheerful person
    • an uncheerful place

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vicarship

  • noun the religious institution under the authority of a vicar
    vicariate.

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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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2-dimensional

  • adjective satellite lacking the expected range or depth; not designed to give an illusion or depth
    flat; two-dimensional.
    • a film with two-dimensional characters
    • a flat two-dimensional painting

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desiccate

  • verb preserve by removing all water and liquids from
    dehydrate.
    • carry dehydrated food on your camping trip
  • verb remove water from
    dehydrate.
    • All this exercise and sweating has dehydrated me

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entrancing

  • adjective satellite capturing interest as if by a spell
    captivating; fascinating; bewitching; enthralling; enchanting.
    • bewitching smile
    • Roosevelt was a captivating speaker
    • enchanting music
    • an enthralling book
    • antique papers of entrancing design
    • a fascinating woman
  • verb attract; cause to be enamored
    capture; entrance; bewitch; fascinate; enamour; trance; captivate; beguile; charm; catch; becharm; enchant; enamor.
    • She captured all the men's hearts

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care

  • noun the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something
    aid; tending; attention.
    • no medical care was required
    • the old car needs constant attention
  • noun judiciousness in avoiding harm or danger
    precaution; caution; forethought.
    • he exercised caution in opening the door
    • he handled the vase with care

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waxy

  • adjective made of or covered with wax
    waxen.
    • waxen candles
    • careful, the floor is waxy
  • adjective easily impressed or influenced
    impressible; impressionable.
    • an impressionable youngster
    • an impressionable age
    • a waxy mind

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shipper

  • noun someone who ships goods
  • noun a company in the business of shipping freight

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service

  • noun work done by one person or group that benefits another
    • budget separately for goods and services
  • noun an act of help or assistance
    • he did them a service

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shipping_company

  • noun a company that provides shipping services

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organized_religion

  • noun an institution to express belief in a divine power
    religion; faith.
    • he was raised in the Baptist religion
    • a member of his own faith contradicted him

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royal_academy_of_arts

  • noun an honorary academy in London (founded in 1768) intended to cultivate painting and sculpture and architecture in Britain
    Royal Academy.

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childhood

  • noun the time of person's life when they are a child
  • noun the state of a child between infancy and adolescence
    puerility.

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putdownable

  • adjective satellite (of a book) poorly written and not entertaining

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insane

  • adjective afflicted with or characteristic of mental derangement
    • was declared insane
    • insane laughter
  • adjective satellite very foolish
    mad; harebrained.
    • harebrained ideas
    • took insane risks behind the wheel
    • a completely mad scheme to build a bridge between two mountains

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buddhist

  • noun one who follows the teachings of Buddha
  • adjective of or relating to or supporting Buddhism
    Buddhistic.
    • Buddhist sculpture

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buddhism

  • noun a religion represented by the many groups (especially in Asia) that profess various forms of the Buddhist doctrine and that venerate Buddha
  • noun the teaching of Buddha that life is permeated with suffering caused by desire, that suffering ceases when desire ceases, and that enlightenment obtained through right conduct and wisdom and meditation releases one from desire and suffering and rebirth

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listless

  • adjective satellite lacking zest or vivacity
    • he was listless and bored
  • adjective satellite marked by low spirits; showing no enthusiasm
    dispirited.
    • a dispirited and divided Party
    • reacted to the crisis with listless resignation

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bitch

  • noun an unpleasant difficulty
    • this problem is a real bitch
  • noun a person (usually but not necessarily a woman) who is thoroughly disliked
    cunt.
    • she said her son thought Hillary was a bitch

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bland

  • adjective satellite lacking taste or flavor or tang
    flat; vapid; flavorless; insipid; savorless; savourless; flavourless.
    • a bland diet
    • insipid hospital food
    • flavorless supermarket tomatoes
    • vapid beer
    • vapid tea
  • adjective satellite lacking stimulating characteristics; uninteresting
    flat.
    • a bland little drama
    • a flat joke

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somniferous

  • adjective satellite sleep inducing
    hypnagogic; hypnogogic; soporiferous; soporific; somnific.

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prosaicness

  • noun commonplaceness as a consequence of being humdrum and not exciting
    prosiness.

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open

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

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joint-stock_company

  • noun a company (usually unincorporated) which has the capital of its members pooled in a common fund; transferable shares represent ownership interest; shareholders are legally liable for all debts of the company

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tingling

  • noun a somatic sensation as from many tiny prickles
    prickling; tingle.
  • verb cause a stinging or tingling sensation
    tingle; prickle.

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cheerless

  • adjective causing sad feelings of gloom and inadequacy
    depressing; uncheerful.
    • the economic outlook is depressing
    • something cheerless about the room
    • a moody and uncheerful person
    • an uncheerful place

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breathless

  • adjective not breathing or able to breathe except with difficulty
    dyspnoeal; dyspneic; dyspneal; dyspnoeic.
    • breathless at thought of what I had done
    • breathless from running
    • followed the match with breathless interest
  • adjective satellite tending to cause suspension of regular breathing
    breathtaking.
    • a breathless flight
    • breathtaking adventure

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public_mover

  • noun a company that moves the possessions of a family or business from one site to another
    moving company; mover; removal company; removal firm.

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livery_company

  • noun one of the chartered companies of London originating with the craft guilds

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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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heady

  • adjective satellite marked by the exercise of good judgment or common sense in practical matters
    judicious; wise.
    • judicious use of one's money
    • a wise decision
  • adjective satellite extremely exciting as if by alcohol or a narcotic
    intoxicating.

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narcotizing

  • adjective satellite inducing stupor or narcosis
    narcotising; narcotic.
    • narcotic drugs
  • verb administer narcotics to
    narcotise; narcotize.

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exhilarating

  • adjective satellite making lively and cheerful
    stimulating.
    • the exhilarating effect of mountain air
  • verb fill with sublime emotion
    thrill; tickle pink; inebriate; exalt; exhilarate; beatify.
    • The children were thrilled at the prospect of going to the movies
    • He was inebriated by his phenomenal success

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jejunity

  • noun the quality of being vapid and unsophisticated
    jejuneness; vapidity; tameness; vapidness.
  • noun quality of lacking nutritive value
    jejuneness.

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farming

  • noun the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock
    agriculture; husbandry.
  • noun agriculture considered as an occupation or way of life
    land.
    • farming is a strenuous life
    • there's no work on the land any more

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hard-nosed

  • adjective satellite guided by practical experience and observation rather than theory
    practical; hardheaded; pragmatic.
    • a hardheaded appraisal of our position
    • a hard-nosed labor leader
    • completely practical in his approach to business
    • not ideology but pragmatic politics

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mining

  • noun the act of extracting ores or coal etc from the earth
    excavation.
  • noun laying explosive mines in concealed places to destroy enemy personnel and equipment
    minelaying.

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academy

  • noun a secondary school (usually private)
  • noun an institution for the advancement of art or science or literature
    honorary society.

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dreary

  • adjective satellite lacking in liveliness or charm or surprise
    drab.
    • her drab personality
    • life was drab compared with the more exciting life style overseas
    • a series of dreary dinner parties
  • adjective satellite causing dejection
    blue; dingy; drear; disconsolate; dark; gloomy; dismal; drab; sorry; grim.
    • a blue day
    • the dark days of the war
    • a week of rainy depressing weather
    • a disconsolate winter landscape
    • the first dismal dispiriting days of November
    • a dark gloomy day
    • grim rainy weather

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veridical

  • adjective satellite coinciding with reality
    real.
    • perceptual error...has a surprising resemblance to veridical perception"- F.A.Olafson

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prolixness

  • noun boring verbosity
    prolixity; windiness; long-windedness; wordiness.

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depressing

  • adjective causing sad feelings of gloom and inadequacy
    cheerless; uncheerful.
    • the economic outlook is depressing
    • something cheerless about the room
    • a moody and uncheerful person
    • an uncheerful place
  • verb lower someone's spirits; make downhearted
    depress; dispirit; dismay; deject; demoralise; get down; cast down; demoralize.
    • These news depressed her
    • The bad state of her child's health demoralizes her

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wrapped

  • adjective satellite covered with or as if with clothes or a wrap or cloak
    clothed; draped; cloaked; mantled.
    • leaf-clothed trees
    • fog-cloaked meadows
    • a beam draped with cobwebs
    • cloud-wrapped peaks
  • verb arrange or fold as a cover or protection
    wrap; wrap up.
    • wrap the baby before taking her out
    • Wrap the present

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sleeping_draught

  • noun a soporific drug in the form of a pill (or tablet or capsule)
    sleeping tablet; sleeping capsule; sleeping pill.

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dowdiness

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

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fancy

  • noun something many people believe that is false
    phantasy; fantasy; illusion.
    • they have the illusion that I am very wealthy
  • noun a kind of imagination that was held by Coleridge to be more casual and superficial than true imagination

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boredom

  • noun the feeling of being bored by something tedious
    tedium; ennui.

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stock_company

  • noun a company whose capital is represented by stock
  • noun a theatrical company that performs plays from a repertoire
    repertory company.

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wan

  • verb become pale and sickly
  • noun a computer network that spans a wider area than does a local area network
    wide area network.

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institution

  • noun an organization founded and united for a specific purpose
    establishment.
  • noun an establishment consisting of a building or complex of buildings where an organization for the promotion of some cause is situated

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juiceless

  • adjective lacking juice
  • adjective satellite lacking interest or stimulation; dull and lifeless
    dry.
    • a dry book
    • a dry lecture filled with trivial details
    • dull and juiceless as only book knowledge can be when it is unrelated to...life"- John Mason Brown

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center

  • noun an area that is approximately central within some larger region
    heart; middle; eye; centre.
    • it is in the center of town
    • they ran forward into the heart of the struggle
    • they were in the eye of the storm
  • noun the piece of ground in the outfield directly ahead of the catcher
    centerfield; center field.
    • he hit the ball to deep center

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steel

  • noun an alloy of iron with small amounts of carbon; widely used in construction; mechanical properties can be varied over a wide range
  • noun a cutting or thrusting weapon that has a long metal blade and a hilt with a hand guard
    brand; blade; sword.

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glamorous

  • adjective satellite having an air of allure, romance and excitement
    glamourous.
    • glamorous movie stars

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dinky

  • noun a small locomotive
    dinkey.
  • adjective satellite small and insignificant
    • we stayed in a dinky old hotel

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target

  • noun a reference point to shoot at
    mark.
    • his arrow hit the mark
  • noun a person who is the aim of an attack (especially a victim of ridicule or exploitation) by some hostile person or influence
    fair game; prey; quarry.
    • he fell prey to muggers
    • everyone was fair game
    • the target of a manhunt

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printing_business

  • noun a company that does commercial printing
    printing concern; printing company.

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boring

  • noun the act of drilling
    drilling.
  • noun the act of drilling a hole in the earth in the hope of producing petroleum
    oil production; drilling.

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photogenic

  • adjective satellite looking attractive in photographs

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unmistakable

  • adjective satellite clearly evident to the mind
    • his opposition to slavery was unmistakable
  • adjective satellite clearly revealed to the mind or the senses or judgment
    evident; patent; plain; apparent; manifest.
    • the effects of the drought are apparent to anyone who sees the parched fields
    • evident hostility
    • manifest disapproval
    • patent advantages
    • made his meaning plain
    • it is plain that he is no reactionary
    • in plain view

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snoozer

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matter

  • noun a vaguely specified concern
    thing; affair.
    • several matters to attend to
    • it is none of your affair
    • things are going well
  • noun some situation or event that is thought about
    topic; issue; subject.
    • he kept drifting off the topic
    • he had been thinking about the subject for several years
    • it is a matter for the police

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idle

  • noun the state of an engine or other mechanism that is idling
    • the car engine was running at idle
  • verb run disconnected or idle
    tick over.
    • the engine is idling

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glossy

  • noun a magazine printed on good quality paper
    slick; slick magazine.
  • noun a photograph that is printed on smooth shiny paper

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verboseness

  • noun an expressive style that uses excessive or empty words
    verbosity.

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packaging_concern

  • noun a company that packages goods for sale or shipment or storage
    packaging company.

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target_company

  • noun a company that has been chosen as attractive for takeover by a potential acquirer
    takeover target.

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personal_magnetism

  • noun a personal attractiveness or interestingness that enables you to influence others
    charisma; personal appeal.

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financial_organisation

  • noun an institution (public or private) that collects funds (from the public or other institutions) and invests them in financial assets
    financial institution; financial organization.

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livery

  • noun uniform worn by some menservants and chauffeurs
  • noun the voluntary transfer of something (title or possession) from one party to another
    delivery; legal transfer.

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medical

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

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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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flatness

  • noun the property of having two dimensions
    two-dimensionality; planeness.
  • noun a want of animation or brilliance
    • the almost self-conscious flatness of Hemingway's style

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hypnagogic

  • adjective satellite sleep inducing
    hypnogogic; soporiferous; soporific; somniferous; somnific.

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national_academy_of_sciences

  • noun an honorary American society of scientists created by President Lincoln during the American Civil War

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impotent

  • adjective lacking power or ability; morality without technology is impotent"- Freeman J.Dyson
    • Technology without morality is barbarous
    • felt impotent rage
  • adjective (of a male) unable to copulate

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chest

  • noun the part of the human torso between the neck and the diaphragm or the corresponding part in other vertebrates
    pectus; thorax.
  • noun box with a lid; used for storage; usually large and sturdy

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absorbed

  • adjective satellite giving or marked by complete attention to
    enwrapped; engrossed; captive; wrapped; intent.
    • that engrossed look or rapt delight
    • then wrapped in dreams
    • so intent on this fantastic...narrative that she hardly stirred"- Walter de la Mare
    • rapt with wonder
    • wrapped in thought
  • verb become imbued
    absorb.
    • The liquids, light, and gases absorb

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amusing

  • adjective satellite providing enjoyment; pleasantly entertaining
    diverting; amusive.
    • an amusing speaker
    • a diverting story
  • verb occupy in an agreeable, entertaining or pleasant fashion
    disport; amuse; divert.
    • The play amused the ladies

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hum

  • noun the state of being or appearing to be actively engaged in an activity
    busyness.
    • they manifested all the busyness of a pack of beavers
    • there is a constant hum of military preparation
  • noun an Islamic fundamentalist group in Pakistan that fought the Soviet Union in Afghanistan in the 1980s; now operates as a terrorist organization primarily in Kashmir and seeks Kashmir's accession by Pakistan
    Al Faran; Harkat ul-Mujahedeen; HUA; Harkat-ul-Mujahidin; Harkat ul-Ansar; Movement of Holy Warriors.

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intoxicating

  • adjective satellite causing
    intoxicant.
  • verb fill with high spirits; fill with optimism
    intoxicate; uplift; elate; pick up; lift up.
    • Music can uplift your spirits

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record_company

  • noun a company that makes and sells musical recordings

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disinterest

  • noun tolerance attributable to a lack of involvement
    neutrality.

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commonplace

  • noun a trite or obvious remark
    banality; platitude; cliche; bromide.
  • adjective satellite completely ordinary and unremarkable
    • air travel has now become commonplace
    • commonplace everyday activities

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bemused

  • adjective satellite deeply absorbed in thought
    deep in thought; preoccupied; lost.
    • as distant and bemused as a professor listening to the prattling of his freshman class
    • lost in thought
    • a preoccupied frown
  • verb cause to be confused emotionally
    bemuse; throw; bewilder; discombobulate.

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electric

  • noun a car that is powered by electricity
    electric automobile; electric car.
  • adjective using or providing or producing or transmitting or operated by electricity
    electrical.
    • electric current
    • electric wiring
    • electrical appliances
    • an electrical storm

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literal

  • noun a mistake in printed matter resulting from mechanical failures of some kind
    typographical error; misprint; erratum; typo; literal error.
  • adjective satellite being or reflecting the essential or genuine character of something
    real; genuine; actual.
    • her actual motive
    • a literal solitude like a desert"- G.K.Chesterton
    • a genuine dilemma

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scientology

  • noun a new religion founded by L. Ron Hubbard in 1955 and characterized by a belief in the power of a person's spirit to clear itself of past painful experiences through self-knowledge and spiritual fulfillment
    Church of Scientology.

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chatoyant

  • adjective satellite varying in color when seen in different lights or from different angles
    shot; changeable; iridescent.
    • changeable taffeta
    • chatoyant (or shot) silk
    • a dragonfly hovered, vibrating and iridescent

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enthusiastic

  • adjective having or showing great excitement and interest
    • enthusiastic crowds filled the streets
    • an enthusiastic response
    • was enthusiastic about taking ballet lessons

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clearing_house

  • noun a central collection place where banks exchange checks or drafts; participants maintain an account against which credits or debits are posted

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wordiness

  • noun boring verbosity
    prolixity; windiness; long-windedness; prolixness.

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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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mental_hospital

  • noun a hospital for mentally incompetent or unbalanced person
    psychiatric hospital; mental institution; mental home; insane asylum; asylum; institution.

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entertaining

  • adjective satellite agreeably diverting
    • an entertaining puppet show
    • films should be entertaining
  • verb provide entertainment for
    entertain.

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fact

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

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shop

  • noun a mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services
    store.
    • he bought it at a shop on Cape Cod
  • noun small workplace where handcrafts or manufacturing are done
    workshop.

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shot

  • noun the act of firing a projectile
    shooting.
    • his shooting was slow but accurate
  • noun a solid missile discharged from a firearm
    pellet.
    • the shot buzzed past his ear

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absorbing

  • adjective satellite capable of arousing and holding the attention
    riveting; engrossing; gripping; fascinating.
    • a fascinating story
  • verb become imbued
    absorb.
    • The liquids, light, and gases absorb

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galvanizing

  • adjective satellite affected by emotion as if by electricity; thrilling
    galvanising; electric; galvanic.
    • gave an electric reading of the play
    • the new leader had a galvanic effect on morale
  • verb to stimulate to action
    galvanise; startle; galvanize.
    • ..startled him awake
    • galvanized into action

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fervour

  • noun the state of being emotionally aroused and worked up
    excitement; fervor; inflammation; excitation.
    • his face was flushed with excitement and his hands trembled
    • he tried to calm those who were in a state of extreme inflammation
  • noun feelings of great warmth and intensity
    fervor; fervidness; fire; ardor; ardour; fervency.
    • he spoke with great ardor

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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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bright

  • adjective emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts
    • the sun was bright and hot
    • a bright sunlit room
  • adjective satellite having striking color
    brilliant; vivid.
    • bright dress
    • brilliant tapestries
    • a bird with vivid plumage

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matter_to

  • verb be of importance or consequence
    interest.
    • This matters to me!

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earth

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

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asylum

  • noun a shelter from danger or hardship
    sanctuary; refuge.
  • noun a hospital for mentally incompetent or unbalanced person
    psychiatric hospital; mental institution; mental home; mental hospital; insane asylum; institution.

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boresome

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deep_in_thought

  • adjective satellite deeply absorbed in thought
    bemused; preoccupied; lost.
    • as distant and bemused as a professor listening to the prattling of his freshman class
    • lost in thought
    • a preoccupied frown

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babyish

  • adjective satellite characteristic of a baby
    • babyish tears and petulance

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ho-hum

  • adjective satellite so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness
    tedious; slow; boring; wearisome; deadening; tiresome; dull; irksome.
    • a boring evening with uninteresting people
    • the deadening effect of some routine tasks
    • a dull play
    • his competent but dull performance
    • a ho-hum speaker who couldn't capture their attention
    • what an irksome task the writing of long letters is"- Edmund Burke
    • tedious days on the train
    • the tiresome chirping of a cricket"- Mark Twain
    • other people's dreams are dreadfully wearisome

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tire

  • noun hoop that covers a wheel
    tyre.
    • automobile tires are usually made of rubber and filled with compressed air
  • verb lose interest or become bored with something or somebody
    jade; fatigue; pall; weary.
    • I'm so tired of your mother and her complaints about my food

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faculty_member

  • noun an educator who works at a college or university
    academician; academic.

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unhappy

  • adjective experiencing or marked by or causing sadness or sorrow or discontent
    • unhappy over her departure
    • unhappy with her raise
    • after the argument they lapsed into an unhappy silence
    • had an unhappy time at school
    • the unhappy (or sad) news
    • he looks so sad
  • adjective generalized feeling of distress
    distressed; dysphoric.

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news

  • noun information about recent and important events
    tidings; word; intelligence.
    • they awaited news of the outcome
  • noun information reported in a newspaper or news magazine
    • the news of my death was greatly exaggerated

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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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dullness

  • noun the quality of being slow to understand
    obtuseness.
  • noun the quality of lacking interestingness
    • the stories were of a dullness to bring a buffalo to its knees

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tautologic

  • adjective satellite repetition of same sense in different words
    pleonastic; tautological; redundant.
    • `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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colorful

  • adjective having striking color
    colourful.
    • colorful autumn leaves
  • adjective striking in variety and interest
    colourful.
    • a colorful period of history
    • a colorful character
    • colorful language

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jazz

  • noun empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk
    nothingness; malarky; idle words; malarkey; wind.
    • that's a lot of wind
    • don't give me any of that jazz
  • noun a genre of popular music that originated in New Orleans around 1900 and developed through increasingly complex styles

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frumpy

  • adjective satellite primly out of date
    frumpish; dowdy.
    • nothing so frumpish as last year's gambling game

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psychiatric

  • adjective relating to or used in or engaged in the practice of psychiatry
    psychiatrical.
    • psychiatric disorder
    • psychiatric hospital

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tranquillizing

  • adjective satellite tending to soothe or tranquilize
    tranquilizing; ataractic; sedative; tranquillising; ataraxic; tranquilising.
    • valium has a tranquilizing effect
    • took a hot drink with sedative properties before going to bed
  • verb make calm or still
    still; tranquilize; tranquillize; calm down; quiet; calm; tranquillise; quieten; lull.
    • quiet the dragons of worry and fear

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joint

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

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capsule

  • noun a small container
  • noun a pill in the form of a small rounded gelatinous container with medicine inside

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haunted

  • adjective satellite having or showing excessive or compulsive concern with something
    preoccupied; obsessed; taken up.
    • became more and more haunted by the stupid riddle
    • was absolutely obsessed with the girl
    • got no help from his wife who was preoccupied with the children
    • he was taken up in worry for the old woman
  • verb follow stealthily or recur constantly and spontaneously to
    stalk; haunt.
    • her ex-boyfriend stalked her
    • the ghost of her mother haunted her

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sleeping_capsule

  • noun a soporific drug in the form of a pill (or tablet or capsule)
    sleeping tablet; sleeping draught; sleeping pill.

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homeliness

  • noun having a drab or dowdy quality; lacking stylishness or elegance
    drabness; dowdiness.
  • noun an appearance that is not attractive or beautiful
    plainness.
    • fine clothes could not conceal the girl's homeliness

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wordy

  • adjective satellite using or containing too many words
    tedious; windy; long-winded; verbose.
    • long-winded (or windy) speakers
    • verbose and ineffective instructional methods
    • newspapers of the day printed long wordy editorials
    • proceedings were delayed by wordy disputes

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winsome

  • adjective satellite charming in a childlike or naive way

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prima

  • adjective satellite indicating the most important performer or role
    stellar; leading; star; starring.
    • the leading man
    • prima ballerina
    • prima donna
    • a star figure skater
    • the starring role
    • a stellar role
    • a stellar performance
  • noun used primarily as eating apples

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blanched

  • adjective satellite anemic looking from illness or emotion
    bloodless; ashen; white; livid.
    • a face turned ashen
    • the invalid's blanched cheeks
    • tried to speak with bloodless lips
    • a face livid with shock
    • lips...livid with the hue of death"- Mary W. Shelley
    • lips white with terror
    • a face white with rage
  • verb turn pale, as if in fear
    blanch; blench; pale.

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sleeping_tablet

  • noun a soporific drug in the form of a pill (or tablet or capsule)
    sleeping capsule; sleeping draught; sleeping pill.

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clinic

  • noun a medical establishment run by a group of medical specialists
  • noun meeting for diagnosis of problems and instruction or remedial work in a particular activity

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callowness

  • noun lacking and evidencing lack of experience of life
    jejuneness; juvenility.

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banking

  • noun engaging in the business of keeping money for savings and checking accounts or for exchange or for issuing loans and credit etc.
  • noun transacting business with a bank; depositing or withdrawing funds or requesting a loan etc.

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release

  • noun merchandise issued for sale or public showing (especially a record or film)
    • a new release from the London Symphony Orchestra
  • noun the act of liberating someone or something
    liberation; freeing.

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plainspoken

  • adjective satellite using simple and direct language
    • a plainspoken country doctor
  • adjective satellite characterized by directness in manner or speech; without subtlety or evasion
    frank; straight-from-the-shoulder; outspoken; point-blank; candid; blunt; free-spoken; forthright.
    • blunt talking and straight shooting
    • a blunt New England farmer
    • I gave them my candid opinion
    • forthright criticism
    • a forthright approach to the problem
    • tell me what you think--and you may just as well be frank
    • it is possible to be outspoken without being rude
    • plainspoken and to the point
    • a point-blank accusation

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pharmaceutical_company

  • noun a company that makes and sells pharmaceuticals
    drug company; pharma.

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royal_academy

  • noun an honorary academy in London (founded in 1768) intended to cultivate painting and sculpture and architecture in Britain
    Royal Academy of Arts.

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car_company

  • noun a company that makes and sells automobiles
    auto company.

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fascinating

  • adjective satellite capable of arousing and holding the attention
    absorbing; riveting; engrossing; gripping.
    • a fascinating story
  • verb cause to be interested or curious
    intrigue; fascinate.

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dreariness

  • noun extreme dullness; lacking spirit or interest
    insipidness; boringness; insipidity.

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enwrapped

  • adjective satellite giving or marked by complete attention to
    engrossed; captive; absorbed; wrapped; intent.
    • that engrossed look or rapt delight
    • then wrapped in dreams
    • so intent on this fantastic...narrative that she hardly stirred"- Walter de la Mare
    • rapt with wonder
    • wrapped in thought
  • verb enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering
    wrap; enclose; envelop; enfold; enwrap.
    • Fog enveloped the house

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jade

  • noun a semiprecious gemstone that takes a high polish; is usually green but sometimes whitish; consists of jadeite or nephrite
    jadestone.
  • noun a woman adulterer
    strumpet; adulteress; slut; hussy; loose woman; trollop; fornicatress.

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prosaic

  • adjective satellite not fanciful or imaginative
    matter-of-fact.
    • local guides describe the history of various places in matter-of-fact tones
    • a prosaic and unimaginative essay
  • adjective satellite lacking wit or imagination
    pedestrian; prosy; earthbound.
    • a pedestrian movie plot

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scholastic

  • noun a person who pays more attention to formal rules and book learning than they merit
    pedant; bookworm.
  • noun a Scholastic philosopher or theologian

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college

  • noun the body of faculty and students of a college
  • noun an institution of higher education created to educate and grant degrees; often a part of a university

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pellucid

  • adjective satellite transmitting light; able to be seen through with clarity
    crystal clear; lucid; limpid; crystalline; transparent.
    • the cold crystalline water of melted snow
    • crystal clear skies
    • could see the sand on the bottom of the limpid pool
    • lucid air
    • a pellucid brook
    • transparent crystal
  • adjective satellite (of language) transparently clear; easily understandable
    luculent; crystal clear; lucid; limpid; perspicuous.
    • writes in a limpid style
    • lucid directions
    • a luculent oration"- Robert Burton
    • pellucid prose
    • a crystal clear explanation
    • a perspicuous argument

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changeable

  • adjective capable of or tending to change in form or quality or nature
    mutable.
    • a mutable substance
    • the mutable ways of fortune
    • mutable weather patterns
    • a mutable foreign policy
  • adjective such that alteration is possible; having a marked tendency to change
    changeful.
    • changeable behavior
    • changeable moods
    • changeable prices

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acquirer

  • noun a person who acquires something (usually permanently)
  • noun a corporation gaining financial control over another corporation or financial institution through a payment in cash or an exchange of stock

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concern

  • noun something that interests you because it is important or affects you
    • the safety of the ship is the captain's concern
  • noun an anxious feeling
    fear; care.
    • care had aged him
    • they hushed it up out of fear of public reaction

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pragmatic

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

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record

  • noun anything (such as a document or a phonograph record or a photograph) providing permanent evidence of or information about past events
    • the film provided a valuable record of stage techniques
  • noun sound recording consisting of a disk with a continuous groove; used to reproduce music by rotating while a phonograph needle tracks in the groove
    phonograph recording; platter; phonograph record; disc; disk.

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clearing

  • noun a tract of land with few or no trees in the middle of a wooded area
    glade.
  • noun the act of freeing from suspicion

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put_out

  • verb to cause inconvenience or discomfort to
    disoblige; bother; inconvenience; incommode; discommode; trouble.
    • Sorry to trouble you, but...
  • verb put out considerable effort
    • He put out the same for seven managers

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perspicuous

  • adjective satellite (of language) transparently clear; easily understandable
    luculent; crystal clear; lucid; limpid; pellucid.
    • writes in a limpid style
    • lucid directions
    • a luculent oration"- Robert Burton
    • pellucid prose
    • a crystal clear explanation
    • a perspicuous argument

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bureau

  • noun an administrative unit of government
    office; agency; authority; federal agency; government agency.
    • the Central Intelligence Agency
    • the Census Bureau
    • Office of Management and Budget
    • Tennessee Valley Authority
  • noun furniture with drawers for keeping clothes
    chest; chest of drawers; dresser.

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closed

  • adjective not open or affording passage or access
    • the many closed streets made travel difficult
    • our neighbors peeped from behind closed curtains
  • verb move so that an opening or passage is obstructed; make shut
    close; shut.
    • Close the door
    • shut the window

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tranquilising

  • adjective satellite tending to soothe or tranquilize
    tranquilizing; ataractic; sedative; tranquillizing; tranquillising; ataraxic.
    • valium has a tranquilizing effect
    • took a hot drink with sedative properties before going to bed

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hindooism

  • noun the religion of most people in India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Nepal
    Hinduism.
  • noun a body of religious and philosophical beliefs and cultural practices native to India and based on a caste system; it is characterized by a belief in reincarnation, by a belief in a supreme being of many forms and natures, by the view that opposing theories are aspects of one eternal truth, and by a desire for liberation from earthly evils
    Hinduism.

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job

  • noun the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money
    line; line of work; business; occupation.
    • he's not in my line of business
  • noun a specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific fee
    task; chore.
    • estimates of the city's loss on that job ranged as high as a million dollars
    • the job of repairing the engine took several hours
    • the endless task of classifying the samples
    • the farmer's morning chores

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takeover

  • noun a sudden and decisive change of government illegally or by force
    coup; coup d'etat; putsch.
  • noun a change by sale or merger in the controlling interest of a corporation

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enthralling

  • adjective satellite capturing interest as if by a spell
    captivating; fascinating; bewitching; entrancing; enchanting.
    • bewitching smile
    • Roosevelt was a captivating speaker
    • enchanting music
    • an enthralling book
    • antique papers of entrancing design
    • a fascinating woman
  • verb hold spellbound
    enthrall; ravish; delight; enthral; enrapture; enchant; transport.

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somnific

  • adjective satellite sleep inducing
    hypnagogic; hypnogogic; soporiferous; soporific; somniferous.

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weary

  • verb exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress
    wear out; tire; wear down; jade; fag out; fatigue; wear; tire out; outwear; fag; wear upon.
    • We wore ourselves out on this hike
  • verb lose interest or become bored with something or somebody
    jade; fatigue; pall; tire.
    • I'm so tired of your mother and her complaints about my food

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puerile

  • adjective of or characteristic of a child
    • puerile breathing
  • adjective satellite displaying or suggesting a lack of maturity
    juvenile; jejune; adolescent.
    • adolescent insecurity
    • jejune responses to our problems
    • their behavior was juvenile
    • puerile jokes

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ataractic

  • noun a drug used to reduce stress or tension without reducing mental clarity
    tranquillizer; tranquilizer; ataractic agent; antianxiety agent; tranquilliser; ataractic drug.
  • adjective satellite tending to soothe or tranquilize
    tranquilizing; sedative; tranquillizing; tranquillising; ataraxic; tranquilising.
    • valium has a tranquilizing effect
    • took a hot drink with sedative properties before going to bed

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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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taking

  • noun the act of someone who picks up or takes something
    pickings.
    • the pickings were easy
    • clothing could be had for the taking
  • verb carry out
    take.
    • take action
    • take steps
    • take vengeance

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drug

  • noun a substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic
  • verb administer a drug to
    dose.
    • They drugged the kidnapped tourist

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personal

  • noun a short newspaper article about a particular person or group
  • adjective concerning or affecting a particular person or his or her private life and personality
    • a personal favor
    • for your personal use
    • personal papers
    • I have something personal to tell you
    • a personal God
    • he has his personal bank account and she has hers

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tediousness

  • noun dullness owing to length or slowness
    tedium; tiresomeness.

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spiritless

  • adjective lacking ardor or vigor or energy
    • a spiritless reply to criticism
  • adjective satellite evidencing little spirit or courage; overly submissive or compliant
    meek.
    • compliant and anxious to suit his opinions of those of others
    • a fine fiery blast against meek conformity"- Orville Prescott
    • she looked meek but had the heart of a lion
    • was submissive and subservient

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come

  • noun the thick white fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated by the male genital tract
    semen; ejaculate; seminal fluid; seed; cum.
  • verb move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody
    come up.
    • He came singing down the road
    • Come with me to the Casbah
    • come down here!
    • come out of the closet!
    • come into the room

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food_company

  • noun a company that processes and sells food

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mining_company

  • noun a company that owns and manages mines

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color

  • noun a visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect
    colour; coloring; colouring.
    • a white color is made up of many different wavelengths of light
  • noun interest and variety and intensity
    vividness; colour.
    • the Puritan Period was lacking in color
    • the characters were delineated with exceptional vividness

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community

  • noun a group of people living in a particular local area
    • the team is drawn from all parts of the community
  • noun common ownership
    • they shared a community of possessions

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dimensional

  • adjective of or relating to dimensions
  • adjective satellite having dimension--the quality or character or stature proper to a person; he is pasty, bland, faceless"- Norman Cousins
    • never matures as a dimensional character

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puerility

  • noun the state of a child between infancy and adolescence
    childhood.
  • noun a property characteristic of a child
    childishness.

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church

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

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bureau_de_change

  • noun (French) an establishment where you can exchange foreign money

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trust

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

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unemotional

  • adjective unsusceptible to or destitute of or showing no emotion
  • adjective satellite cool and formal in manner
    reticent; restrained.

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charismatic

  • adjective satellite possessing an extraordinary ability to attract
    magnetic.
    • a charismatic leader
    • a magnetic personality

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unprovocative

  • adjective not provocative
    unprovoking.

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electronics_company

  • noun a company that makes and sells electronic instruments

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union

  • noun an organization of employees formed to bargain with the employer
    trades union; brotherhood; labor union; trade union.
    • you have to join the union in order to get a job
  • noun the United States (especially the northern states during the American Civil War)
    North.
    • he has visited every state in the Union
    • Lee hoped to detach Maryland from the Union
    • the North's superior resources turned the scale

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judaic

  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of the Jews or their culture or religion
    Judaical.
    • the Judaic idea of justice
  • adjective of or relating to Jews or their culture or religion
    Jewish.
    • He is Jewish
    • a Jewish wedding

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irksome

  • adjective satellite so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness
    tedious; slow; ho-hum; boring; wearisome; deadening; tiresome; dull.
    • a boring evening with uninteresting people
    • the deadening effect of some routine tasks
    • a dull play
    • his competent but dull performance
    • a ho-hum speaker who couldn't capture their attention
    • what an irksome task the writing of long letters is"- Edmund Burke
    • tedious days on the train
    • the tiresome chirping of a cricket"- Mark Twain
    • other people's dreams are dreadfully wearisome

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interest

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

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basic

  • noun (usually plural) a necessary commodity for which demand is constant
    staple.
  • noun a popular programming language that is relatively easy to learn; an acronym for beginner's all-purpose symbolic instruction code; no longer in general use

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boringness

  • noun extreme dullness; lacking spirit or interest
    dreariness; insipidness; insipidity.

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think_tank

  • noun a company that does research for hire and issues reports on the implications
    think factory.

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firm

  • noun the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments
    house; business firm.
    • he worked for a brokerage house
  • verb become taut or tauter
    tauten.
    • Your muscles will firm when you exercise regularly
    • the rope tautened

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vividness

  • noun interest and variety and intensity
    color; colour.
    • the Puritan Period was lacking in color
    • the characters were delineated with exceptional vividness
  • noun chromatic purity: freedom from dilution with white and hence vivid in hue
    saturation; chroma; intensity.

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institutionalized

  • adjective officially placed in or committed to a specialized institution
    institutionalised.
    • had hopes of rehabilitating the institutionalized juvenile delinquents
  • verb cause to be admitted; of persons to an institution
    commit; charge; send; institutionalize; institutionalise.
    • After the second episode, she had to be committed
    • he was committed to prison

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honorary

  • adjective satellite given as an honor without the normal duties
    • an honorary degree

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homely

  • adjective satellite lacking in physical beauty or proportion
    plain.
    • a homely child
    • several of the buildings were downright homely
    • a plain girl with a freckled face
  • adjective satellite having a feeling of home; cozy and comfortable
    homey; homelike; homy.
    • the homely everyday atmosphere
    • a homey little inn

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crystal_clear

  • adjective satellite transmitting light; able to be seen through with clarity
    lucid; limpid; pellucid; crystalline; transparent.
    • the cold crystalline water of melted snow
    • crystal clear skies
    • could see the sand on the bottom of the limpid pool
    • lucid air
    • a pellucid brook
    • transparent crystal
  • adjective satellite (of language) transparently clear; easily understandable
    luculent; lucid; limpid; perspicuous; pellucid.
    • writes in a limpid style
    • lucid directions
    • a luculent oration"- Robert Burton
    • pellucid prose
    • a crystal clear explanation
    • a perspicuous argument

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prosiness

  • noun commonplaceness as a consequence of being humdrum and not exciting
    prosaicness.

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malarky

  • noun empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk
    jazz; nothingness; idle words; malarkey; wind.
    • that's a lot of wind
    • don't give me any of that jazz

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spellbind

  • verb to render motionless, as with a fixed stare or by arousing terror or awe
    grip; fascinate; transfix.
    • The snake charmer fascinates the cobra
  • verb attract strongly, as if with a magnet
    bewitch; mesmerize; mesmerise; magnetize; magnetise.
    • She magnetized the audience with her tricks

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diffuse

  • verb move outward
    fan out; spread; spread out.
    • The soldiers fanned out
  • verb spread or diffuse through
    riddle; permeate; interpenetrate; pervade; penetrate; imbue.
    • An atmosphere of distrust has permeated this administration
    • music penetrated the entire building
    • His campaign was riddled with accusations and personal attacks

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steel_company

  • noun a company that makes and sells steel

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intriguing

  • adjective satellite disturbingly provocative
    challenging.
    • an intriguing smile
  • verb cause to be interested or curious
    intrigue; fascinate.

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tank

  • noun an enclosed armored military vehicle; has a cannon and moves on caterpillar treads
    armoured combat vehicle; armored combat vehicle; army tank.
  • noun a large (usually metallic) vessel for holding gases or liquids
    storage tank.

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pedestrian

  • noun a person who travels by foot
    walker; footer.
  • adjective satellite lacking wit or imagination
    prosaic; prosy; earthbound.
    • a pedestrian movie plot

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monotonous

  • adjective satellite tediously repetitious or lacking in variety; all work and no play"
    humdrum.
    • a humdrum existence
    • nothing is so monotonous as the sea
  • adjective satellite sounded or spoken in a tone unvarying in pitch
    flat; monotonic; monotone.
    • the owl's faint monotonous hooting

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nothingness

  • noun the state of nonexistence
    void; nullity; nihility.
  • noun empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk
    jazz; malarky; idle words; malarkey; wind.
    • that's a lot of wind
    • don't give me any of that jazz

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sombre

  • adjective satellite lacking brightness or color; dull
    sober; somber; drab.
    • drab faded curtains
    • sober Puritan grey
    • children in somber brown clothes
  • adjective satellite grave or even gloomy in character
    melancholy; somber.
    • solemn and mournful music
    • a suit of somber black
    • a somber mood

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real

  • noun any rational or irrational number
    real number.
  • noun the basic unit of money in Brazil; equal to 100 centavos

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prosy

  • adjective satellite lacking wit or imagination
    pedestrian; prosaic; earthbound.
    • a pedestrian movie plot

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down-to-earth

  • adjective satellite sensible and practical
    earthy.
    • has a straightforward down-to-earth approach to a problem
    • her earthy common sense

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sleeping

  • noun the state of being asleep
  • noun quiet and inactive restfulness
    quiescence; quiescency; dormancy.

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blah

  • noun pompous or pretentious talk or writing
    fustian; bombast; claptrap; rant.

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in

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

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prose

  • noun ordinary writing as distinguished from verse
  • noun matter of fact, commonplace, or dull expression

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hinduism

  • noun the religion of most people in India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Nepal
    Hindooism.
  • noun a body of religious and philosophical beliefs and cultural practices native to India and based on a caste system; it is characterized by a belief in reincarnation, by a belief in a supreme being of many forms and natures, by the view that opposing theories are aspects of one eternal truth, and by a desire for liberation from earthly evils
    Hindooism.

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bloodless

  • adjective satellite destitute of blood or apparently so
    exsanguinous; exsanguine.
    • the bloodless carcass of my Hector sold"- John Dryden
  • adjective free from blood or bloodshed
    • bloodless surgery
    • a bloodless coup

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hebraism

  • noun Jews collectively who practice a religion based on the Torah and the Talmud
    Judaism; Jewish religion.

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fetching

  • adjective satellite very attractive; capturing interest
    taking; winning.
    • a fetching new hairstyle
    • something inexpressibly taking in his manner
    • a winning personality
  • verb go or come after and bring or take back
    bring; fetch; convey; get.
    • Get me those books over there, please
    • Could you bring the wine?
    • The dog fetched the hat

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educational_institution

  • noun an institution dedicated to education

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engrossed

  • adjective satellite giving or marked by complete attention to
    enwrapped; captive; absorbed; wrapped; intent.
    • that engrossed look or rapt delight
    • then wrapped in dreams
    • so intent on this fantastic...narrative that she hardly stirred"- Walter de la Mare
    • rapt with wonder
    • wrapped in thought
  • verb devote (oneself) fully to
    plunge; immerse; absorb; soak up; engross; engulf; steep.
    • He immersed himself into his studies

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same

  • adjective same in identity
    • the same man I saw yesterday
    • never wore the same dress twice
    • this road is the same one we were on yesterday
    • on the same side of the street
  • noun a member of an indigenous nomadic people living in northern Scandinavia and herding reindeer
    Saame; Lapp; Sami; Saami; Lapplander.

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member

  • noun one of the persons who compose a social group (especially individuals who have joined and participate in a group organization)
    fellow member.
    • only members will be admitted
    • a member of the faculty
    • she was introduced to all the members of his family
  • noun anything that belongs to a set or class
    • snakes are members of the class Reptilia
    • members of the opposite sex

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trenchant

  • adjective satellite having keenness and forcefulness and penetration in thought, expression, or intellect
    searching.
    • searching insights
    • trenchant criticism
  • adjective satellite characterized by or full of force and vigor
    hard-hitting.
    • a hard-hitting expose
    • a trenchant argument

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greyed

  • adjective satellite deprived of color
    dulled.
    • colors dulled by too much sun
    • greyed with the dust of the road
  • verb make grey
    gray; grey.
    • The painter decided to grey the sky

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lustreless

  • adjective satellite lacking brilliance or vitality
    lackluster; lusterless; lacklustre.
    • a dull lackluster life
    • a lusterless performance
  • adjective satellite lacking luster or shine
    lackluster; lusterless; lacklustre.
    • staring with lackluster eyes
    • lusterless hair

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unanimated

  • adjective not animated or enlivened; dull

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extended

  • adjective satellite relatively long in duration; tediously protracted
    lengthy; protracted; prolonged; drawn-out.
    • a drawn-out argument
    • an extended discussion
    • a lengthy visit from her mother-in-law
    • a prolonged and bitter struggle
    • protracted negotiations
  • verb extend in scope or range or area
    broaden; widen; extend.
    • The law was extended to all citizens
    • widen the range of applications
    • broaden your horizon
    • Extend your backyard

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soporiferous

  • adjective satellite sleep inducing
    hypnagogic; hypnogogic; soporific; somniferous; somnific.
  • adjective satellite inducing mental lethargy
    soporific; narcotic.
    • a narcotic speech

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depository_financial_institution

  • noun a financial institution that accepts deposits and channels the money into lending activities
    banking concern; bank; banking company.
    • he cashed a check at the bank
    • that bank holds the mortgage on my home

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monotonic

  • adjective of a sequence or function; consistently increasing and never decreasing or consistently decreasing and never increasing in value
    monotone.
  • adjective satellite sounded or spoken in a tone unvarying in pitch
    monotonous; flat; monotone.
    • the owl's faint monotonous hooting

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moving

  • adjective in motion
    • a constantly moving crowd
    • the moving parts of the machine
  • verb change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically
    go; travel; move; locomote.
    • How fast does your new car go?
    • We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus
    • The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect
    • The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell
    • news travelled fast

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enchanting

  • adjective satellite capturing interest as if by a spell
    captivating; fascinating; bewitching; entrancing; enthralling.
    • bewitching smile
    • Roosevelt was a captivating speaker
    • enchanting music
    • an enthralling book
    • antique papers of entrancing design
    • a fascinating woman
  • verb hold spellbound
    enthrall; ravish; delight; enthral; enrapture; enchant; transport.

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white_knight

  • noun a company that is a friendly acquirer in a takeover

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prefaded

  • adjective satellite (of fabric or clothing) having been given a faded (weathered) appearance by artificial means

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fascinate

  • verb cause to be interested or curious
    intrigue.
  • verb to render motionless, as with a fixed stare or by arousing terror or awe
    grip; spellbind; transfix.
    • The snake charmer fascinates the cobra

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colour

  • noun any material used for its color
    color; coloring material; colouring material.
    • she used a different color for the trim
  • noun a race with skin pigmentation different from the white race (especially Blacks)
    color; people of color; people of colour.

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drip

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

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printing_company

  • noun a company that does commercial printing
    printing business; printing concern.

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takeover_target

  • noun a company that has been chosen as attractive for takeover by a potential acquirer
    target company.

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thought

  • noun the content of cognition; the main thing you are thinking about
    idea.
    • it was not a good idea
    • the thought never entered my mind
  • noun the process of using your mind to consider something carefully
    cerebration; thinking; mentation; intellection; thought process.
    • thinking always made him frown
    • she paused for thought

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academic

  • noun an educator who works at a college or university
    academician; faculty member.
  • adjective associated with academia or an academy
    • the academic curriculum
    • academic gowns

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vapidness

  • noun the quality of being vapid and unsophisticated
    jejuneness; jejunity; vapidity; tameness.

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prismatic

  • adjective of or relating to or resembling or constituting a prism
    • prismatic form
  • adjective satellite exhibiting spectral colors formed by refraction of light through a prism
    • prismatic light

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organization

  • noun a group of people who work together
    organisation.
  • noun an organized structure for arranging or classifying
    organisation; system; arrangement.
    • he changed the arrangement of the topics
    • the facts were familiar but it was in the organization of them that he was original
    • he tried to understand their system of classification

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unglamorous

  • adjective satellite not challenging; dull and lacking excitement
    humdrum; prosaic; commonplace; unglamourous.
    • an unglamorous job greasing engines

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corporate

  • adjective of or belonging to a corporation
    • corporate rates
    • corporate structure
  • adjective satellite possessing or existing in bodily form
    corporal; bodied; incarnate; embodied.
    • what seemed corporal melted as breath into the wind"- Shakespeare
    • an incarnate spirit
    • `corporate' is an archaic term

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insipidity

  • noun extreme dullness; lacking spirit or interest
    dreariness; insipidness; boringness.
  • noun lacking any distinctive or interesting taste property
    blandness; insipidness.

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humdrum

  • noun the quality of wearisome constancy, routine, and lack of variety
    monotony; sameness.
    • he had never grown accustomed to the monotony of his work
    • he was sick of the humdrum of his fellow prisoners
    • he hated the sameness of the food the college served
  • adjective satellite not challenging; dull and lacking excitement
    prosaic; commonplace; unglamourous; unglamorous.
    • an unglamorous job greasing engines

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breathtaking

  • adjective satellite tending to cause suspension of regular breathing
    breathless.
    • a breathless flight
    • breathtaking adventure

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galvanising

  • adjective satellite affected by emotion as if by electricity; thrilling
    galvanizing; electric; galvanic.
    • gave an electric reading of the play
    • the new leader had a galvanic effect on morale
  • verb to stimulate to action
    galvanise; startle; galvanize.
    • ..startled him awake
    • galvanized into action

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shinto

  • noun the native religion and former ethnic cult of Japan
  • noun the ancient indigenous religion of Japan lacking formal dogma; characterized by a veneration of nature spirits and of ancestors
    Shintoism.

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multidimensional

  • adjective having or involving or marked by several dimensions or aspects
    • multidimensional problems
    • a multidimensional proposition
    • a multidimensional personality

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engross

  • verb devote (oneself) fully to
    plunge; immerse; absorb; soak up; engulf; steep.
    • He immersed himself into his studies
  • verb consume all of one's attention or time
    absorb; engage; occupy.
    • Her interest in butterflies absorbs her completely

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cut

  • noun a share of the profits
    • everyone got a cut of the earnings
  • noun (film) an immediate transition from one shot to the next
    • the cut from the accident scene to the hospital seemed too abrupt

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tablet

  • noun a slab of stone or wood suitable for bearing an inscription
  • noun a number of sheets of paper fastened together along one edge
    pad of paper; pad.

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informal

  • adjective not formal
    • conservative people unaccustomed to informal dress
    • an informal free-and-easy manner
    • an informal gathering of friends
  • adjective satellite not officially recognized or controlled
    loose.
    • an informal agreement
    • a loose organization of the local farmers

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supply

  • noun an amount of something available for use
  • noun offering goods and services for sale

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removal_firm

  • noun a company that moves the possessions of a family or business from one site to another
    moving company; public mover; mover; removal company.

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attractive

  • adjective pleasing to the eye or mind especially through beauty or charm
    • a remarkably attractive young man
    • an attractive personality
    • attractive clothes
    • a book with attractive illustrations
  • adjective satellite having power to arouse interest
    • an attractive opportunity
    • the job is attractive because of the pay

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pill

  • noun something that resembles a tablet of medicine in shape or size
  • noun a dose of medicine in the form of a small pellet
    lozenge; tab; tablet.

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grip

  • noun the act of grasping
    clutches; clutch; clench; grasp; hold; 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 the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it
    hold; handgrip; handle.
    • he grabbed the hammer by the handle
    • it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip

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captivating

  • adjective satellite capturing interest as if by a spell
    fascinating; bewitching; entrancing; enthralling; enchanting.
    • bewitching smile
    • Roosevelt was a captivating speaker
    • enchanting music
    • an enthralling book
    • antique papers of entrancing design
    • a fascinating woman
  • verb attract; cause to be enamored
    capture; entrance; bewitch; fascinate; enamour; trance; captivate; beguile; charm; catch; becharm; enchant; enamor.
    • She captured all the men's hearts

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joyless

  • adjective not experiencing or inspiring joy
    • a joyless man
    • a joyless occasion
    • joyless evenings

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livid

  • adjective satellite anemic looking from illness or emotion
    blanched; bloodless; ashen; white.
    • a face turned ashen
    • the invalid's blanched cheeks
    • tried to speak with bloodless lips
    • a face livid with shock
    • lips...livid with the hue of death"- Mary W. Shelley
    • lips white with terror
    • a face white with rage
  • adjective satellite (of a light) imparting a deathlike luminosity
    • livid lightning streaked the sky
    • a thousand flambeaux...turned all at once that deep gloom into a livid and preternatural day"- E.A.Poe

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dark

  • noun absence of light or illumination
    darkness.
  • noun absence of moral or spiritual values
    iniquity; darkness; wickedness.
    • the powers of darkness

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unsubtle

  • adjective satellite lacking subtlety; obvious
    broad.
    • gave us a broad hint that it was time to leave

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game

  • noun a contest with rules to determine a winner
    • you need four people to play this game
  • noun a single play of a sport or other contest
    • the game lasted two hours

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world

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

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washed-out

  • adjective satellite drained of energy or effectiveness; extremely tired; completely exhausted
    exhausted; spent; dog-tired; worn out; played out; fagged; fatigued; worn-out.
    • the day's shopping left her exhausted
    • he went to bed dog-tired
    • was fagged and sweaty
    • the trembling of his played out limbs
    • felt completely washed-out
    • only worn-out horses and cattle
    • you look worn out
  • adjective satellite having lost freshness or brilliance of color
    washy; bleached; faded.
    • sun-bleached deck chairs
    • faded jeans
    • a very pale washed-out blue
    • washy colors

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grim

  • adjective satellite not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty
    unrelenting; inexorable; unappeasable; relentless; stern; unforgiving.
    • grim determination
    • grim necessity
    • Russia's final hour, it seemed, approached with inexorable certainty
    • relentless persecution
    • the stern demands of parenthood
  • adjective satellite shockingly repellent; inspiring horror
    macabre; grisly; ghastly; sick; gruesome.
    • ghastly wounds
    • the grim aftermath of the bombing
    • the grim task of burying the victims
    • a grisly murder
    • gruesome evidence of human sacrifice
    • macabre tales of war and plague in the Middle ages
    • macabre tortures conceived by madmen

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furniture

  • noun furnishings that make a room or other area ready for occupancy
    piece of furniture; article of furniture.
    • they had too much furniture for the small apartment
    • there was only one piece of furniture in the room

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packaging

  • noun the business of packing
    • his business is packaging for transport
  • noun a message issued in behalf of some product or cause or idea or person or institution
    promotional material; promotion; publicity.
    • the packaging of new ideas

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lost

  • noun people who are destined to die soon
    doomed.
    • the agony of the doomed was in his voice
  • verb fail to keep or to maintain; cease to have, either physically or in an abstract sense
    lose.
    • She lost her purse when she left it unattended on her seat

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vibrant

  • adjective satellite vigorous and animated
    vivacious.
    • a vibrant group that challenged the system
    • a charming and vivacious hostess
    • a vivacious folk dance
  • adjective satellite of sounds that are strong and resonating
    • the men's vibrant voices

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excitant

  • noun a drug that temporarily quickens some vital process
    stimulant drug; stimulant.
  • adjective satellite (of drugs e.g.) able to excite or stimulate
    excitative; excitatory.

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provoking

  • adjective satellite causing or tending to cause anger or resentment
    agitating; agitative.
    • a provoking delay at the airport
  • verb call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
    raise; fire; enkindle; elicit; arouse; evoke; kindle; provoke.
    • arouse pity
    • raise a smile
    • evoke sympathy

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elating

  • adjective satellite making lively and joyful
    exhilarating.
  • verb fill with high spirits; fill with optimism
    intoxicate; uplift; elate; pick up; lift up.
    • Music can uplift your spirits

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old

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

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unglamourous

  • adjective satellite not challenging; dull and lacking excitement
    humdrum; prosaic; commonplace; unglamorous.
    • an unglamorous job greasing engines

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buddhistic

  • adjective of or relating to or supporting Buddhism
    Buddhist.
    • Buddhist sculpture

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newsworthy

  • adjective satellite sufficiently interesting to be reported in a newspaper

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galvanic

  • adjective pertaining to or producing electric current by chemical action
    voltaic.
    • a galvanic cell
    • a voltaic (or galvanic) couple
  • adjective satellite affected by emotion as if by electricity; thrilling
    galvanizing; galvanising; electric.
    • gave an electric reading of the play
    • the new leader had a galvanic effect on morale

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supplementary

  • adjective satellite functioning in a supporting capacity
    subsidiary; auxiliary; supplemental.
    • the main library and its auxiliary branches
  • adjective satellite added to complete or make up a deficiency
    supplemental.
    • produced supplementary volumes

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captive

  • noun a person who is confined; especially a prisoner of war
    prisoner.
  • noun an animal that is confined

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narcotising

  • adjective satellite inducing stupor or narcosis
    narcotizing; narcotic.
    • narcotic drugs
  • verb administer narcotics to
    narcotise; narcotize.

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pall

  • noun a sudden numbing dread
    chill.
  • noun burial garment in which a corpse is wrapped
    shroud; winding-sheet; winding-clothes; cerement.

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ablaze

  • adjective satellite keenly excited (especially sexually) or indicating excitement
    aroused; aflame.
    • his face all ablaze with excitement"- Bram Stoker
    • he was aflame with desire
  • adjective satellite lighted up by or as by fire or flame
    afire; alight; on fire; aflame; aflare.
    • forests set ablaze (or afire) by lightning
    • even the car's tires were aflame
    • a night aflare with fireworks
    • candles alight on the tables
    • houses on fire

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animate

  • verb heighten or intensify
    invigorate; enliven; inspire; exalt.
    • These paintings exalt the imagination
  • verb give lifelike qualities to
    animize; animise.
    • animated cartoons

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community_chest

  • noun a charity supported by individual subscriptions; defrays the demands on a community for social welfare

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pale

  • noun a wooden strip forming part of a fence
    picket.
  • verb turn pale, as if in fear
    blanch; blench.

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stuffy

  • adjective satellite lacking fresh air
    airless; close; unaired.
    • a dusty airless attic
    • the dreadfully close atmosphere
    • hot and stuffy and the air was blue with smoke
  • adjective satellite excessively conventional and unimaginative and hence dull
    stodgy.
    • why is the middle class so stodgy, so utterly without a sense of humor?
    • a stodgy dinner party

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irresistible

  • adjective impossible to resist; overpowering
    resistless.
    • irresistible (or resistless) impulses
    • what happens when an irresistible force meets an immovable object?
  • adjective satellite overpoweringly attractive
    • irresistible beauty

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leaden

  • adjective satellite darkened with overcast
    dull.
    • a dark day
    • a dull sky
    • the sky was leaden and thick
  • adjective satellite made heavy or weighted down with weariness
    weighted.
    • his leaden arms
    • weighted eyelids

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obsessed

  • adjective satellite having or showing excessive or compulsive concern with something
    preoccupied; haunted; taken up.
    • became more and more haunted by the stupid riddle
    • was absolutely obsessed with the girl
    • got no help from his wife who was preoccupied with the children
    • he was taken up in worry for the old woman
  • verb haunt like a ghost; pursue
    ghost; haunt; obsess.
    • Fear of illness haunts her

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realistic

  • adjective aware or expressing awareness of things as they really are
    • a realistic description
    • a realistic view of the possibilities
    • a realistic appraisal of our chances
    • the actors tried to create a realistic portrayal of the Africans
  • adjective satellite representing what is real; not abstract or ideal
    naturalistic.
    • realistic portraiture
    • a realistic novel
    • in naturalistic colors
    • the school of naturalistic writers

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riveting

  • adjective satellite capable of arousing and holding the attention
    absorbing; engrossing; gripping; fascinating.
    • a fascinating story
  • verb direct one's attention on something
    center; centre; pore; focus; concentrate; rivet.
    • Please focus on your studies and not on your hobbies

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broad

  • noun slang term for a woman
    • a broad is a woman who can throw a mean punch
  • adjective having great (or a certain) extent from one side to the other
    wide.
    • wide roads
    • a wide necktie
    • wide margins
    • three feet wide
    • a river two miles broad
    • broad shoulders
    • a broad river

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abecedarian

  • noun a novice learning the rudiments of some subject
  • noun a 16th century sect of Anabaptists centered in Germany who had an absolute disdain for human knowledge

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interestingness

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

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east_india_company

  • noun an English company formed in 1600 to develop trade with the new British colonies in India and southeastern Asia; in the 18th century it assumed administrative control of Bengal and held it until the British army took over in 1858 after the Indian Mutiny

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inflammation

  • noun a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
    rubor; redness.
  • noun the state of being emotionally aroused and worked up
    excitement; fervour; fervor; excitation.
    • his face was flushed with excitement and his hands trembled
    • he tried to calm those who were in a state of extreme inflammation

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film_company

  • noun a company that makes, advertises, and distributes movies

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apathetic

  • adjective satellite showing little or no emotion or animation
    • a woman who became active rather than apathetic as she grew older
  • adjective satellite marked by a lack of interest; it is simply indifferent"
    indifferent.
    • an apathetic audience
    • the universe is neither hostile nor friendly

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pasty

  • noun small meat pie or turnover
  • noun (usually used in the plural) one of a pair of adhesive patches worn to cover the nipples of exotic dancers and striptease performers

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protestant

  • noun an adherent of Protestantism
  • noun the Protestant churches and denominations collectively
    Protestant Church.

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jejune

  • adjective satellite lacking in nutritive value
    insubstantial.
    • the jejune diets of the very poor
  • adjective satellite displaying or suggesting a lack of maturity
    juvenile; puerile; adolescent.
    • adolescent insecurity
    • jejune responses to our problems
    • their behavior was juvenile
    • puerile jokes

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business

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

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vicariate

  • noun the religious institution under the authority of a vicar
    vicarship.

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etiolate

  • verb make weak by stunting the growth or development of
  • verb bleach and alter the natural development of (a green plant) by excluding sunlight

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french_academy

  • noun an honorary group of French writers and thinkers supported by the French government
    • the French Academy sets standards for the use of the French language

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fluorescent

  • noun a lighting fixture that uses a fluorescent lamp
    fluorescent fixture.
  • adjective satellite emitting light during exposure to radiation from an external source

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tautological

  • adjective satellite repetition of same sense in different words
    pleonastic; 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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exciting

  • adjective creating or arousing excitement
    • an exciting account of her trip
  • verb arouse or elicit a feeling
    excite.

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desiccated

  • adjective satellite thoroughly dried out
    dried-out.
    • old boxes of desiccated Cuban cigars
    • dried-out boards beginning to split
  • verb preserve by removing all water and liquids from
    desiccate; dehydrate.
    • carry dehydrated food on your camping trip

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extended_care_facility

  • noun a medical institution that provides prolonged care (as in cases of prolonged illness or rehabilitation from acute illness)

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faith

  • noun a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny
    religion; religious belief.
    • he lost his faith but not his morality
  • noun complete confidence in a person or plan etc
    trust.
    • he cherished the faith of a good woman
    • the doctor-patient relationship is based on trust

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pipeline

  • noun gossip spread by spoken communication
    grapevine; word of mouth.
    • the news of their affair was spread by word of mouth
  • noun a pipe used to transport liquids or gases
    line.
    • a pipeline runs from the wells to the seaport

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central

  • noun a workplace that serves as a telecommunications facility where lines from telephones can be connected together to permit communication
    telephone exchange; exchange.
  • adjective satellite serving as an essential component
    cardinal; key; fundamental; primal.
    • a cardinal rule
    • the central cause of the problem
    • an example that was fundamental to the argument
    • computers are fundamental to modern industrial structure

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have

  • noun a person who possesses great material wealth
    rich person; wealthy person.
  • verb have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
    hold; have got.
    • She has $1,000 in the bank
    • He has got two beautiful daughters
    • She holds a Master's degree from Harvard

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sectarian

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

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shipping

  • noun the commercial enterprise of moving goods and materials
    transportation; transport.
  • noun conveyance provided by the ships belonging to one country or industry
    merchant vessels; merchant marine; cargo ships.

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practical

  • adjective concerned with actual use or practice
    • he is a very practical person
    • the idea had no practical application
    • a practical knowledge of Japanese
    • woodworking is a practical art
  • adjective satellite guided by practical experience and observation rather than theory
    hardheaded; hard-nosed; pragmatic.
    • a hardheaded appraisal of our position
    • a hard-nosed labor leader
    • completely practical in his approach to business
    • not ideology but pragmatic politics

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lifeless

  • adjective satellite deprived of life; no longer living
    exanimate.
    • a lifeless body
  • adjective satellite destitute or having been emptied of life or living beings
    • after the dance the littered and lifeless ballroom echoed hollowly

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mesmeric

  • adjective satellite attracting and holding interest as if by a spell
    spellbinding; mesmerizing; hypnotic.
    • read the bedtime story in a hypnotic voice
    • she had a warm mesmeric charm
    • the sheer force of his presence was mesmerizing
    • a spellbinding description of life in ancient Rome

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lending_institution

  • noun a financial institution that makes loans

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malarkey

  • noun empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk
    jazz; nothingness; malarky; idle words; wind.
    • that's a lot of wind
    • don't give me any of that jazz

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judaical

  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of the Jews or their culture or religion
    Judaic.
    • the Judaic idea of justice

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vicar

  • noun a Roman Catholic priest who acts for another higher-ranking clergyman
  • noun (Episcopal Church) a clergyman in charge of a chapel

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insane_asylum

  • noun a hospital for mentally incompetent or unbalanced person
    psychiatric hospital; mental institution; mental home; mental hospital; asylum; institution.

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facility

  • noun a building or place that provides a particular service or is used for a particular industry
    installation.
    • the assembly plant is an enormous facility
  • noun skillful performance or ability without difficulty
    quickness; deftness; adeptness; adroitness.
    • his quick adeptness was a product of good design
    • he was famous for his facility as an archer

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trust_company

  • noun an organization (usually with a commercial bank) that is engaged as a trustee or fiduciary or agent in handling trust funds or estates of custodial arrangements or stock transfers or related services
    trust corporation.

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uninterestingness

  • noun inability to capture or hold one's interest

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down

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

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involvement

  • noun the act of sharing in the activities of a group
    involution; engagement; participation.
    • the teacher tried to increase his students' engagement in class activities
  • noun a connection of inclusion or containment
    • he escaped involvement in the accident
    • there was additional involvement of the liver and spleen

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true-to-life

  • adjective satellite representing things or actions or conditions as they actually are
    true to life.
    • the novel about ghetto life was true to life
    • true-to-life duck decoys

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moving_company

  • noun a company that moves the possessions of a family or business from one site to another
    public mover; mover; removal company; removal firm.

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utility

  • noun a company that performs a public service; subject to government regulation
    public utility company; public-service corporation; public utility.
  • noun the quality of being of practical use
    usefulness.

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pharmaceutical

  • noun drug or medicine that is prepared or dispensed in pharmacies and used in medical treatment
    pharmaceutic.
  • adjective of or relating to pharmacy or pharmacists
    pharmaceutic.
    • the pharmaceutical industry

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prepossessing

  • adjective satellite creating a favorable impression
    • strong and vigorous and of prepossessing appearance
  • verb possess beforehand
    prepossess.

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verbal

  • adjective satellite communicated in the form of words
    • verbal imagery
    • a verbal protest
  • adjective of or relating to or formed from words in general
    • verbal ability

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adolescent

  • noun a juvenile between the onset of puberty and maturity
    teen; teenager; stripling.
  • adjective relating to or peculiar to or suggestive of an adolescent
    • adolescent problems

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pallid

  • adjective satellite abnormally deficient in color as suggesting physical or emotional distress
    pale; wan.
    • the pallid face of the invalid
    • her wan face suddenly flushed
  • adjective satellite (of light) lacking in intensity or brightness; dim or feeble
    pale; sick; wan.
    • the pale light of a half moon
    • a pale sun
    • the late afternoon light coming through the el tracks fell in pale oblongs on the street
    • a pallid sky
    • the pale (or wan) stars
    • the wan light of dawn

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charisma

  • noun a personal attractiveness or interestingness that enables you to influence others
    personal magnetism; personal appeal.

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long

  • verb desire strongly or persistently
    yearn; hanker.
  • adjective primarily temporal sense; being or indicating a relatively great or greater than average duration or passage of time or a duration as specified
    • a long life
    • a long boring speech
    • a long time
    • a long friendship
    • a long game
    • long ago
    • an hour long

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tame

  • verb correct by punishment or discipline
    chasten; subdue.
  • verb make less strong or intense; soften
    moderate; tone down.
    • Tone down that aggressive letter
    • The author finally tamed some of his potentially offensive statements

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occupy

  • verb keep busy with
    busy.
    • She busies herself with her butterfly collection
  • verb live (in a certain place)
    reside; lodge in.
    • She resides in Princeton
    • he occupies two rooms on the top floor

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clinical

  • adjective relating to a clinic or conducted in or as if in a clinic and depending on direct observation of patients
    • clinical observation
    • clinical case study
  • adjective satellite scientifically detached; unemotional
    • he spoke in the clipped clinical monotones typical of police testimony

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stimulative

  • adjective capable of arousing or accelerating physiological or psychological activity or response by a chemical agent

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lurid

  • adjective satellite horrible in fierceness or savagery
    • lurid crimes
    • a lurid life
  • adjective satellite glaringly vivid and graphic; marked by sensationalism
    shocking.
    • lurid details of the accident

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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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neutral

  • noun one who does not side with any party in a war or dispute
  • adjective satellite having no personal preference
    impersonal.
    • impersonal criticism
    • a neutral observer

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ho

  • noun a trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group; occurs together with yttrium; forms highly magnetic compounds
    holmium; atomic number 67.

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subsidiary

  • noun an assistant subject to the authority or control of another
    subordinate; underling; foot soldier.
  • noun a company that is completely controlled by another company
    subsidiary company.

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vicarial

  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of a vicar

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true

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

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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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society

  • noun an extended social group having a distinctive cultural and economic organization
  • noun a formal association of people with similar interests
    guild; club; social club; gild; lodge; order.
    • he joined a golf club
    • they formed a small lunch society
    • men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen today

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limpid

  • adjective satellite clear and bright
    liquid.
    • the liquid air of a spring morning
    • eyes shining with a liquid luster
    • limpid blue eyes
  • adjective satellite transmitting light; able to be seen through with clarity
    crystal clear; lucid; pellucid; crystalline; transparent.
    • the cold crystalline water of melted snow
    • crystal clear skies
    • could see the sand on the bottom of the limpid pool
    • lucid air
    • a pellucid brook
    • transparent crystal

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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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broadcasting_company

  • noun a company that manages tv or radio stations

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nondepository_financial_institution

  • noun a financial institution that funds their investment activities from the sale of securities or insurance

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excitement

  • noun the feeling of lively and cheerful joy
    exhilaration.
    • he could hardly conceal his excitement when she agreed
  • noun the state of being emotionally aroused and worked up
    fervour; fervor; inflammation; excitation.
    • his face was flushed with excitement and his hands trembled
    • he tried to calm those who were in a state of extreme inflammation

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crystal

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

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minor

  • noun a young person of either sex
    tiddler; nipper; tyke; small fry; nestling; youngster; child; fry; shaver; tike; kid.
    • she writes books for children
    • they're just kids
    • `tiddler' is a British term for youngster
  • adjective of lesser importance or stature or rank
    • a minor poet
    • had a minor part in the play
    • a minor official
    • many of these hardy adventurers were minor noblemen
    • minor back roads

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faded

  • adjective satellite having lost freshness or brilliance of color
    washy; washed-out; bleached.
    • sun-bleached deck chairs
    • faded jeans
    • a very pale washed-out blue
    • washy colors
  • verb become less clearly visible or distinguishable; disappear gradually or seemingly
    melt; fade.
    • The scene begins to fade
    • The tree trunks are melting into the forest at dusk

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ennui

  • noun the feeling of being bored by something tedious
    tedium; boredom.

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electrifying

  • adjective satellite causing a surge of emotion or excitement
    thrilling.
    • she gave an electrifying performance
    • a thrilling performer to watch
  • verb excite suddenly and intensely
    electrify.
    • The news electrified us

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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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stirring

  • noun agitating a liquid with an implement
    • constant stirring prevents it from burning on the bottom of the pan
  • noun arousing to a particular emotion or action
    inspiration.

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juvenile

  • noun a young person, not fully developed
    juvenile person.
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of or appropriate for children or young people
    • juvenile diabetes
    • juvenile fashions

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blahs

  • noun a general feeling of boredom and dissatisfaction
  • noun pompous or pretentious talk or writing
    blah; fustian; bombast; claptrap; rant.

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corporate_investor

  • noun a company that invests in (acquires control of) other companies

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deep

  • noun the central and most intense or profound part
    • in the deep of night
    • in the deep of winter
  • noun a long steep-sided depression in the ocean floor
    trench; oceanic abyss.

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unmodulated

  • adjective characterized by lack of variation in pitch, tone, or volume
    • he lectured in an unmodulated voice edged with hysteria

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lusterless

  • adjective satellite lacking brilliance or vitality
    lackluster; lacklustre; lustreless.
    • a dull lackluster life
    • a lusterless performance
  • adjective satellite lacking luster or shine
    lackluster; lacklustre; lustreless.
    • staring with lackluster eyes
    • lusterless hair

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turnoff

  • noun something causing antagonism or loss of interest
    negative stimulation.
  • noun a side road where you can turn off
    • I missed the turnoff and went 15 miles out of my way

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home

  • noun where you live at a particular time
    place.
    • deliver the package to my home
    • he doesn't have a home to go to
    • your place or mine?
  • noun housing that someone is living in
    abode; dwelling house; dwelling; domicile; habitation.
    • he built a modest dwelling near the pond
    • they raise money to provide homes for the homeless

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mover

  • noun workman employed by a moving company
    • the movers were very careful with the grand piano
  • noun (parliamentary procedure) someone who makes a formal motion
    proposer.

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film

  • noun a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement
    flick; picture; picture show; pic; movie; motion picture; moving-picture show; motion-picture show; moving picture.
    • they went to a movie every Saturday night
    • the film was shot on location
  • noun a medium that disseminates moving pictures
    celluloid; cinema.
    • theater pieces transferred to celluloid
    • this story would be good cinema
    • film coverage of sporting events

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tedious

  • adjective satellite so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness
    slow; ho-hum; boring; wearisome; deadening; tiresome; dull; irksome.
    • a boring evening with uninteresting people
    • the deadening effect of some routine tasks
    • a dull play
    • his competent but dull performance
    • a ho-hum speaker who couldn't capture their attention
    • what an irksome task the writing of long letters is"- Edmund Burke
    • tedious days on the train
    • the tiresome chirping of a cricket"- Mark Twain
    • other people's dreams are dreadfully wearisome
  • adjective satellite using or containing too many words
    windy; wordy; long-winded; verbose.
    • long-winded (or windy) speakers
    • verbose and ineffective instructional methods
    • newspapers of the day printed long wordy editorials
    • proceedings were delayed by wordy disputes

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excitative

  • adjective satellite (of drugs e.g.) able to excite or stimulate
    excitant; excitatory.

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lifelike

  • adjective satellite evoking lifelike images within the mind
    graphic; vivid; pictorial.
    • pictorial poetry and prose
    • graphic accounts of battle
    • a lifelike portrait
    • a vivid description
  • adjective satellite free from artificiality
    natural.
    • a lifelike pose
    • a natural reaction

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soup_kitchen

  • noun a place where food is dispensed to the needy

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corporation

  • noun a business firm whose articles of incorporation have been approved in some state
    corp.
  • noun slang for a paunch
    tummy; bay window; pot; potbelly.

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virtual

  • adjective satellite being actually such in almost every respect
    practical.
    • a practical failure
    • the once elegant temple lay in virtual ruin
  • adjective satellite existing in essence or effect though not in actual fact
    • a virtual dependence on charity
    • a virtual revolution
    • virtual reality

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spellbinding

  • adjective satellite attracting and holding interest as if by a spell
    mesmeric; mesmerizing; hypnotic.
    • read the bedtime story in a hypnotic voice
    • she had a warm mesmeric charm
    • the sheer force of his presence was mesmerizing
    • a spellbinding description of life in ancient Rome
  • verb to render motionless, as with a fixed stare or by arousing terror or awe
    grip; spellbind; fascinate; transfix.
    • The snake charmer fascinates the cobra

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thought-provoking

  • adjective satellite stimulating interest or thought
    challenging.
    • a challenging hypothesis
    • a thought-provoking book

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holding

  • noun the act of retaining something
    keeping; retention.
  • noun something owned; any tangible or intangible possession that is owned by someone;
    belongings; property.
    • that hat is my property
    • he is a man of property

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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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stimulant

  • noun any stimulating information or event; acts to arouse action
    stimulation; stimulus; input.
  • noun a drug that temporarily quickens some vital process
    excitant; stimulant drug.

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tedium

  • noun the feeling of being bored by something tedious
    ennui; boredom.
  • noun dullness owing to length or slowness
    tiresomeness; tediousness.

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excitation

  • noun the state of being emotionally aroused and worked up
    excitement; fervour; fervor; inflammation.
    • his face was flushed with excitement and his hands trembled
    • he tried to calm those who were in a state of extreme inflammation
  • noun the neural or electrical arousal of an organ or muscle or gland
    innervation; irritation.

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printing_concern

  • noun a company that does commercial printing
    printing business; printing company.

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draught

  • noun a serving of drink (usually alcoholic) drawn from a keg
    potation; tipple; draft.
    • they served beer on draft
  • noun a large and hurried swallow
    gulp; swig; draft.
    • he finished it at a single gulp

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clear-cut

  • verb remove all the trees at one time
    • clear-cut an acre of forest
  • adjective satellite clearly or sharply defined to the mind
    distinct; trenchant.
    • clear-cut evidence of tampering
    • Claudius was the first to invade Britain with distinct...intentions of conquest
    • trenchant distinctions between right and wrong

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lucid

  • adjective satellite (of language) transparently clear; easily understandable
    luculent; crystal clear; limpid; perspicuous; pellucid.
    • writes in a limpid style
    • lucid directions
    • a luculent oration"- Robert Burton
    • pellucid prose
    • a crystal clear explanation
    • a perspicuous argument
  • adjective satellite having a clear mind
    • a lucid moment in his madness

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mental_institution

  • noun a hospital for mentally incompetent or unbalanced person
    psychiatric hospital; mental home; mental hospital; insane asylum; asylum; institution.

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drag

  • noun the phenomenon of resistance to motion through a fluid
    retarding force.
  • noun something that slows or delays progress
    • taxation is a drag on the economy
    • too many laws are a drag on the use of new land

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intent

  • noun an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions
    aim; intention; design; purpose.
    • his intent was to provide a new translation
    • good intentions are not enough
    • it was created with the conscious aim of answering immediate needs
    • he made no secret of his designs
  • noun the intended meaning of a communication
    spirit; purport.

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unattractive

  • adjective lacking beauty or charm
    • as unattractive as most mining regions
  • adjective satellite lacking power to arouse interest
    • being unemployed is a most unattractive prospect

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drab

  • noun a dull greyish to yellowish or light olive brown
    olive drab.
  • adjective satellite lacking in liveliness or charm or surprise
    dreary.
    • her drab personality
    • life was drab compared with the more exciting life style overseas
    • a series of dreary dinner parties

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academy_of_television_arts_and_sciences

  • noun an academy that gives annual awards for outstanding achievements in television

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hackney

  • noun a carriage for hire
    hackney carriage; hackney coach.
  • noun a compact breed of harness horse

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open_shop

  • noun a company whose workers are hired without regard to their membership in a labor union

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titillating

  • adjective satellite pleasantly and superficially exciting
  • verb touch (a body part) lightly so as to excite the surface nerves and cause uneasiness, laughter, or spasmodic movements
    tickle; titillate; vellicate.

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foundation

  • noun the basis on which something is grounded
    • there is little foundation for his objections
  • noun an institution supported by an endowment

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auxiliary

  • noun someone who acts as assistant
    aide.
  • adjective satellite functioning in a supporting capacity
    supplementary; subsidiary; supplemental.
    • the main library and its auxiliary branches

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royal_society

  • noun an honorary English society (formalized in 1660 and given a royal charter by Charles II in 1662) through which the British government has supported science
    Royal Society of London for Improving Natural Knowledge.

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insipid

  • adjective satellite lacking taste or flavor or tang
    flat; vapid; flavorless; savorless; savourless; bland; flavourless.
    • a bland diet
    • insipid hospital food
    • flavorless supermarket tomatoes
    • vapid beer
    • vapid tea
  • adjective satellite lacking interest or significance or impact
    jejune.
    • an insipid personality
    • jejune novel

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financial_organization

  • noun an institution (public or private) that collects funds (from the public or other institutions) and invests them in financial assets
    financial organisation; financial institution.

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sedative

  • noun a drug that reduces excitability and calms a person
    downer; sedative drug; depressant.
  • adjective satellite tending to soothe or tranquilize
    tranquilizing; ataractic; tranquillizing; tranquillising; ataraxic; tranquilising.
    • valium has a tranquilizing effect
    • took a hot drink with sedative properties before going to bed

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bleached

  • adjective satellite having lost freshness or brilliance of color
    washy; washed-out; faded.
    • sun-bleached deck chairs
    • faded jeans
    • a very pale washed-out blue
    • washy colors
  • verb remove color from
    bleach out; decolorize; decolorise; discolourise; discolorise; decolour; decolourise; bleach; decolor; decolourize; discolorize.
    • The sun bleached the red shirt

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collegiate

  • adjective of or resembling or typical of a college or college students
    collegial.
    • collegiate living
    • collegiate attitudes
    • collegiate clothes

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soporific

  • noun a drug that induces sleep
    hypnotic.
  • adjective satellite sleep inducing
    hypnagogic; hypnogogic; soporiferous; somniferous; somnific.

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dot

  • noun a very small circular shape
    point.
    • a row of points
    • draw lines between the dots
  • noun the United States federal department that institutes and coordinates national transportation programs; created in 1966
    Department of Transportation; Transportation.

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khalsa

  • noun the group of initiated Sikhs to which devout orthodox Sikhs are ritually admitted at puberty; founded by the tenth and last Guru in 1699

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prolixity

  • noun boring verbosity
    windiness; long-windedness; wordiness; prolixness.

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