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whipping_post

  • noun post formerly used in public to which offenders are tied to be whipped

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stake

  • noun (law) a right or legal share of something; a financial involvement with something
    interest.
    • they have interests all over the world
    • a stake in the company's future
  • noun a pole or stake set up to mark something (as the start or end of a race track)
    post.
    • a pair of posts marked the goal
    • the corner of the lot was indicated by a stake

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maypole

  • noun a vertical pole or post decorated with streamers that can be held by dancers celebrating May Day

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queen

  • noun the only fertile female in a colony of social insects such as bees and ants and termites; its function is to lay eggs
  • noun a female sovereign ruler
    female monarch; queen regnant.

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unerect

  • adjective not upright in position or posture

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pilaster

  • noun a rectangular column that usually projects about a third of its width from the wall to which it is attached

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trabeated

  • adjective satellite not arcuate; having straight horizontal beams or lintels (rather than arches)
    trabeate.

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attitude

  • noun a complex mental state involving beliefs and feelings and values and dispositions to act in certain ways
    mental attitude.
    • he had the attitude that work was fun
  • noun the arrangement of the body and its limbs
    position; posture.
    • he assumed an attitude of surrender

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stilt

  • noun a column of wood or steel or concrete that is driven into the ground to provide support for a structure
    pile; spile; piling.
  • noun one of two stout poles with foot rests in the middle; used for walking high above the ground
    • he was so tall I thought he was on stilts

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through

  • adjective satellite having finished or arrived at completion
    done; through with.
    • certain to make history before he's done
    • it's a done deed
    • after the treatment, the patient is through except for follow-up
    • almost through with his studies
  • adjective satellite (of a route or journey etc.) continuing without requiring stops or changes
    • a through street
    • a through bus
    • through traffic

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king

  • noun a male sovereign; ruler of a kingdom
    male monarch; Rex.
  • noun a competitor who holds a preeminent position
    world-beater; queen.

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corner

  • noun a place off to the side of an area
    • he tripled to the rightfield corner
    • the southeastern corner of the Mediterranean
  • noun the point where two lines meet or intersect
    • the corners of a rectangle

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naiant

  • adjective satellite applied to a fish depicted horizontally
    swimming.

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caryatid

  • noun a supporting column carved in the shape of a person

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columned

  • adjective having or resembling columns; having columns of a specified kind (often used as a combining form)
    • a columned portico
    • trees with columned trunks
    • white-columned houses

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aligned

  • adjective brought into agreement or cooperation on the side of a faction, party, or cause
  • verb place in a line or arrange so as to be parallel or straight
    line up; align; adjust; aline.
    • align the car with the curb
    • align the sheets of paper on the table

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rudderstock

  • noun a vertical post at the forward edge of a rudder that enables the rudder to pivot
    rudderpost.

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plumb

  • noun the metal bob of a plumb line
    plummet; plumb bob.
  • verb measure the depth of something

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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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pile

  • noun a collection of objects laid on top of each other
    agglomerate; cumulus; heap; mound; cumulation.
  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; slew; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; lot; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; peck; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money

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semi-upright

  • adjective satellite of animals that are partly erect

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bollard

  • noun a strong post (as on a wharf or quay or ship for attaching mooring lines)
    bitt.
    • the road was closed to vehicular traffic with bollards

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atlas

  • noun a collection of maps in book form
    book of maps; map collection.
  • noun (Greek mythology) a Titan who was forced by Zeus to bear the sky on his shoulders

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posture

  • noun the arrangement of the body and its limbs
    position; attitude.
    • he assumed an attitude of surrender
  • noun characteristic way of bearing one's body
    bearing; carriage.
    • stood with good posture

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straightaway

  • noun a straight segment of a roadway or racecourse
    straight.
  • adjective satellite performed with little or no delay
    quick; prompt; immediate.
    • an immediate reply to my letter
    • a prompt reply
    • was quick to respond
    • a straightaway denial

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perpendicularity

  • noun the relation of opposition between things at right angles
    orthogonal opposition; orthogonality.
  • noun the quality of being at right angles to a given line or plane (especially the plane of the horizon)

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telegraph

  • noun apparatus used to communicate at a distance over a wire (usually in Morse code)
    telegraphy.
  • verb send cables, wires, or telegrams
    wire; cable.

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straightforward

  • adjective satellite free from ambiguity
    • a straightforward set of instructions
  • adjective satellite without evasion or compromise
    straight; square.
    • a square contradiction
    • he is not being as straightforward as it appears

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orthogonal

  • adjective satellite not pertinent to the matter under consideration
    impertinent; extraneous; immaterial.
    • an issue extraneous to the debate
    • the price was immaterial
    • mentioned several impertinent facts before finally coming to the point
  • adjective satellite statistically unrelated

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canted

  • adjective satellite departing or being caused to depart from the true vertical or horizontal
    atilt; leaning; tilted; tipped.
    • the leaning tower of Pisa
    • the headstones were tilted
  • verb heel over
    tilt; cant; slant; cant over; pitch.
    • The tower is tilting
    • The ceiling is slanting

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timber

  • noun the wood of trees cut and prepared for use as building material
    lumber.
  • noun a beam made of wood

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botanical

  • noun a drug made from part of a plant (as the bark or root or leaves)
  • adjective of or relating to plants or botany
    botanic.
    • botanical garden

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steepness

  • noun the property possessed by a slope that is very steep
    abruptness; precipitousness.

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fastigiate

  • adjective satellite having clusters of erect branches (often appearing to form a single column)

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semi

  • noun one of the two competitions in the next to the last round of an elimination tournament
    semifinal.
  • noun a truck consisting of a tractor and trailer together
    trailer truck; tractor trailer; trucking rig; articulated lorry; rig.

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level

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

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pillar

  • noun a fundamental principle or practice
    • science eroded the pillars of superstition
  • noun anything that approximates the shape of a column or tower
    column; tower.
    • the test tube held a column of white powder
    • a tower of dust rose above the horizon
    • a thin pillar of smoke betrayed their campsite

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unbowed

  • adjective satellite erect in posture
    straight; unbent.
    • sit straight
    • stood defiantly with unbowed back
  • adjective satellite not forced to bow down to a conqueror

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stile

  • noun an upright that is a member in a door or window frame

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piling

  • noun a column of wood or steel or concrete that is driven into the ground to provide support for a structure
    stilt; pile; spile.
  • verb arrange in stacks
    pile; stack; heap.
    • heap firewood around the fireplace
    • stack your books up on the shelves

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postural

  • adjective of or relating to or involving posture
    • postural exercises

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hop_pole

  • noun a tall pole to support the wires on which the hop plant is trained

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scape

  • noun erect leafless flower stalk growing directly from the ground as in a tulip
    flower stalk.
  • noun (architecture) upright consisting of the vertical part of a column
    shaft.

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quarter

  • noun one of four equal parts
    twenty-five percent; fourth part; one-quarter; quartern; one-fourth; fourth.
    • a quarter of a pound
  • noun a district of a city having some distinguishing character
    • the Latin Quarter

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queen_post

  • noun vertical tie post in a roof truss

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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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right

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

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stump

  • noun the base part of a tree that remains standing after the tree has been felled
    tree stump.
  • noun the part of a limb or tooth that remains after the rest is removed

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verticality

  • noun position at right angles to the horizon
    uprightness; erectness; verticalness.

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atilt

  • adjective satellite departing or being caused to depart from the true vertical or horizontal
    leaning; tilted; tipped; canted.
    • the leaning tower of Pisa
    • the headstones were tilted

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direct

  • verb command with authority
    • He directed the children to do their homework
  • verb intend (something) to move towards a certain goal
    aim; point; place; target.
    • He aimed his fists towards his opponent's face
    • criticism directed at her superior
    • direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself

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slanting

  • adjective satellite having an oblique or slanted direction
    aslope; aslant; diagonal; sloped; slanted; sloping.
  • verb lie obliquely
    slant.
    • A scar slanted across his face

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slanted

  • adjective satellite having an oblique or slanted direction
    aslope; aslant; diagonal; sloped; slanting; sloping.
  • verb lie obliquely
    slant.
    • A scar slanted across his face

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erectness

  • noun the property of being upright in posture
    uprightness.
  • noun position at right angles to the horizon
    uprightness; verticality; verticalness.

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statant

  • adjective satellite standing on four feet

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rearing

  • noun the properties acquired as a consequence of the way you were treated as a child
    nurture; raising.
  • noun helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community
    fostering; upbringing; bringing up; nurture; fosterage; breeding; raising.
    • they debated whether nature or nurture was more important

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lean

  • noun the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical
    tilt; list; leaning; inclination.
    • the tower had a pronounced tilt
    • the ship developed a list to starboard
    • he walked with a heavy inclination to the right
  • verb to incline or bend from a vertical position
    tilt; tip; slant; angle.
    • She leaned over the banister

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telephone_pole

  • noun tall pole supporting telephone wires
    telegraph pole; telegraph post.

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stud

  • noun a man who is virile and sexually active
    he-man; macho-man.
  • noun ornament consisting of a circular rounded protuberance (as on a vault or shield or belt)
    rivet.

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semi-climbing

  • adjective satellite of plants that are semi-climbers

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uncurved

  • adjective satellite having no curves
    uncurving.

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bold

  • noun a typeface with thick heavy lines
    bold face; boldface.
  • adjective fearless and daring
    • bold settlers on some foreign shore
    • a bold speech
    • a bold adventure

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vertical

  • noun something that is oriented vertically
  • noun a vertical structural member as a post or stake
    upright.
    • the ball sailed between the uprights

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shaft

  • noun a line that forms the length of an arrow pointer
  • noun an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect
    gibe; shot; dig; barb; slam; jibe.
    • his parting shot was `drop dead'
    • she threw shafts of sarcasm
    • she takes a dig at me every chance she gets

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diagonal

  • noun (geometry) a straight line connecting any two vertices of a polygon that are not adjacent
  • noun a line or cut across a fabric that is not at right angles to a side of the fabric
    bias.

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perpendicular

  • noun a straight line at right angles to another line
  • noun a Gothic style in 14th and 15th century England; characterized by vertical lines and a four-centered (Tudor) arch and fan vaulting
    perpendicular style; English-Gothic architecture; English-Gothic.

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opposition

  • noun the action of opposing something that you disapprove or disagree with
    resistance.
    • he encountered a general feeling of resistance from many citizens
    • despite opposition from the newspapers he went ahead
  • noun the relation between opposed entities
    oppositeness.

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post

  • noun the position where someone (as a guard or sentry) stands or is assigned to stand
    station.
    • a soldier manned the entrance post
    • a sentry station
  • noun military installation at which a body of troops is stationed
    military post.
    • this military post provides an important source of income for the town nearby
    • there is an officer's club on the post

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standard

  • noun a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated
    measure; criterion; touchstone.
    • the schools comply with federal standards
    • they set the measure for all subsequent work
  • noun the ideal in terms of which something can be judged
    criterion.
    • they live by the standards of their community

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aslope

  • adjective satellite having an oblique or slanted direction
    aslant; diagonal; sloped; slanted; slanting; sloping.

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aslant

  • adjective satellite having an oblique or slanted direction
    aslope; diagonal; sloped; slanted; slanting; sloping.
  • adverb over or across in a slanting direction

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verticalness

  • noun position at right angles to the horizon
    uprightness; erectness; verticality.

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column

  • noun a line of units following one after another
  • noun a vertical glass tube used in column chromatography; a mixture is poured in the top and washed through a stationary substance where components of the mixture are adsorbed selectively to form colored bands
    chromatography column.

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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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ramp

  • noun an inclined surface connecting two levels
    incline.
  • noun North American perennial having a slender bulb and whitish flowers
    Allium tricoccum; wild leek.

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unswerving

  • adjective satellite going directly ahead from one point to another without veering or turning aside
    undeviating.
    • some people see evolution as an undeviating upward march from simple organisms to the very complex
    • a straight and narrow tree-lined road unswerving across the lowlands
  • adjective satellite firm and dependable especially in loyalty
    staunch; steadfast.
    • a steadfast ally
    • a staunch defender of free speech
    • unswerving devotion
    • unswerving allegiance

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precipitous

  • adjective satellite done with very great haste and without due deliberation
    hasty; precipitate; overhasty; precipitant.
    • hasty marriage seldom proveth well"- Shakespeare
    • hasty makeshifts take the place of planning"- Arthur Geddes
    • rejected what was regarded as an overhasty plan for reconversion
    • wondered whether they had been rather precipitate in deposing the king
  • adjective satellite extremely steep
    sharp; abrupt.
    • an abrupt canyon
    • the precipitous rapids of the upper river
    • the precipitous hills of Chinese paintings
    • a sharp drop

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stand

  • noun a support or foundation
    pedestal; base.
    • the base of the lamp
  • noun the position where a thing or person stands

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jamb

  • noun upright consisting of a vertical side member of a door or window frame

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monoclinal

  • adjective satellite of a geological structure in which all strata are inclined in the same direction

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support

  • noun the activity of providing for or maintaining by supplying with money or necessities
    • his support kept the family together
    • they gave him emotional support during difficult times
  • noun aiding the cause or policy or interests of
    • the president no longer has the support of his own party
    • they developed a scheme of mutual support

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hitching_post

  • noun a fixed post with a ring to which a horse can be hitched to prevent it from straying

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sprawling

  • noun an ungainly posture with arms and legs spread about
    sprawl.
  • verb sit or lie with one's limbs spread out
    sprawl.

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semi-erect

  • adjective satellite of plants that are partly erect

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unbent

  • adjective satellite not bent
    • looking for an unbent nail
    • trees with straight unbent trunks make the best lumber
  • verb straighten up or out; make straight
    straighten; unbend.

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point

  • noun a geometric element that has position but no extension
    • a point is defined by its coordinates
  • noun the precise location of something; a spatially limited location
    • she walked to a point where she could survey the whole street

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point-blank

  • adjective satellite characterized by directness in manner or speech; without subtlety or evasion
    frank; straight-from-the-shoulder; outspoken; candid; plainspoken; 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
  • adjective satellite close enough to go straight to the target
    • point-blank range
    • a point-blank shot

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pole

  • noun a long (usually round) rod of wood or metal or plastic
  • noun a native or inhabitant of Poland

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set

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

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lamppost

  • noun a metal post supporting an outdoor lamp (such as a streetlight)

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unsloped

  • adjective satellite in a vertical position; not sloping
    upright.
    • an upright post

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blank

  • noun a blank character used to separate successive words in writing or printing
    space.
    • he said the space is the most important character in the alphabet
  • noun a blank gap or missing part
    lacuna.

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tilted

  • adjective satellite departing or being caused to depart from the true vertical or horizontal
    atilt; leaning; tipped; canted.
    • the leaning tower of Pisa
    • the headstones were tilted
  • verb to incline or bend from a vertical position
    tilt; tip; lean; slant; angle.
    • She leaned over the banister

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low-pitched

  • adjective used of sounds and voices; low in pitch or frequency
    low.
  • adjective satellite set at a low angle or slant
    • a low-pitched roof

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telamon

  • noun a figure of a man used as a supporting column
    atlas.

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orientation

  • noun the act of orienting
  • noun an integrated set of attitudes and beliefs

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standing

  • noun social or financial or professional status or reputation
    • of equal standing
    • a member in good standing
  • noun an ordered listing of scores or results showing the relative positions of competitors (individuals or teams) in a sporting event

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sheer

  • verb turn sharply; change direction abruptly
    swerve; cut; veer; trend; curve; slew; slue.
    • The car cut to the left at the intersection
    • The motorbike veered to the right
  • verb cause to sheer
    • She sheered her car around the obstacle

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salient

  • noun (military) the part of the line of battle that projects closest to the enemy
  • adjective satellite having a quality that thrusts itself into attention
    striking; prominent; spectacular; outstanding.
    • an outstanding fact of our time is that nations poisoned by anti semitism proved less fortunate in regard to their own freedom
    • a new theory is the most prominent feature of the book
    • salient traits
    • a spectacular rise in prices
    • a striking thing about Picadilly Circus is the statue of Eros in the center
    • a striking resemblance between parent and child

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door-to-door

  • adjective satellite (of e.g. journeys or deliveries) direct from point of origin to point of destination
    • the limousine offers door-to-door service
  • adjective satellite omitting no one; from the door of one house to that of the next
    house-to-house.
    • a door-to-door campaign
    • house-to-house coverage

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corner_post

  • noun a square post supporting a structural member at the corner of a building

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skew

  • verb turn or place at an angle
    • the lines on the sheet of paper are skewed
  • adjective satellite having an oblique or slanting direction or position
    skewed.
    • the picture was skew

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sloped

  • adjective satellite having an oblique or slanted direction
    aslope; aslant; diagonal; slanted; slanting; sloping.
  • verb be at an angle
    slope; incline; pitch.
    • The terrain sloped down

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erect

  • verb construct, build, or erect
    set up; put up; rear; raise.
    • Raise a barn
  • verb cause to rise up
    rear.

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low

  • noun an air mass of lower pressure; often brings precipitation
    depression.
    • a low moved in over night bringing sleet and snow
  • noun British political cartoonist (born in New Zealand) who created the character Colonel Blimp (1891-1963)
    David Low; Sir David Alexander Cecil Low; Sir David Low.

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bitt

  • noun a strong post (as on a wharf or quay or ship for attaching mooring lines)
    bollard.
    • the road was closed to vehicular traffic with bollards
  • verb secure with a bitt
    • bitt the ship line

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stand-up

  • adjective satellite requiring a standing position
    • a stand-up bar
    • a stand-up comic

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precipitousness

  • noun the property possessed by a slope that is very steep
    abruptness; steepness.
  • noun the quality of happening with headlong haste or without warning
    precipitateness; abruptness; suddenness; precipitance; precipitancy.

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untwisted

  • adjective satellite not twisted; formerly twisted but now straight
  • verb cause to become untwisted
    untwist.

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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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door

  • noun a swinging or sliding barrier that will close the entrance to a room or building or vehicle
    • he knocked on the door
    • he slammed the door as he left
  • noun the entrance (the space in a wall) through which you enter or leave a room or building; the space that a door can close
    threshold; room access; doorway.
    • he stuck his head in the doorway

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high-pitched

  • adjective used of sounds and voices; high in pitch or frequency
    high.
  • adjective satellite set at a sharp or high angle or slant
    • a high-pitched roof

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newel

  • noun the post at the top or bottom of a flight of stairs; it supports the handrail
    newel post.
  • noun the central pillar of a circular staircase

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inclined

  • adjective (often followed by `to') having a preference, disposition, or tendency
    • wasn't inclined to believe the excuse
    • inclined to be moody
  • verb have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined
    run; incline; lean; be given; tend.
    • She tends to be nervous before her lectures
    • These dresses run small
    • He inclined to corpulence

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skewed

  • adjective satellite having an oblique or slanting direction or position
    skew.
    • the picture was skew
  • verb turn or place at an angle
    skew.
    • the lines on the sheet of paper are skewed

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telegraph_post

  • noun tall pole supporting telephone wires
    telegraph pole; telephone pole.

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hitch

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

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crosswise

  • adjective lying or extending across the length of a thing or in a cross direction
    • a crosswise street
    • the crosswise dimension
  • adjective satellite in the shape of (a horizontal piece on) a cross

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upright

  • noun a vertical structural member as a post or stake
    vertical.
    • the ball sailed between the uprights
  • noun a piano with a vertical sounding board
    upright piano.

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pitched

  • adjective (of sound) set to a certain pitch or key; usually used as a combining form
    • high-pitched
  • verb throw or toss with a light motion
    toss; sky; flip; pitch.
    • flip me the beachball
    • toss me newspaper

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orthostatic

  • adjective satellite pertaining to an upright standing posture
    • orthostatic hypotension

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rampant

  • adjective satellite unrestrained and violent
    • rampant aggression
  • adjective satellite rearing on left hind leg with forelegs elevated and head usually in profile
    rearing.
    • a lion rampant

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carrack

  • noun a large galleon sailed in the Mediterranean as a merchantman
    carack.

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botanic

  • adjective of or relating to plants or botany
    botanical.
    • botanical garden

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columnar

  • adjective satellite having the form of a column
    columnlike; columniform.
    • trees with columniform trunks
    • columnar forms
    • a columnlike tree trunk
  • adjective satellite characterized by columns
    • columnar construction

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straight

  • noun a heterosexual person; someone having a sexual orientation to persons of the opposite sex
    straight person; heterosexual person; heterosexual.
  • noun a poker hand with 5 consecutive cards (regardless of suit)

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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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rectangular

  • adjective satellite having four right angles
    • a rectangular figure twice as long as it is wide
  • adjective satellite having a set of mutually perpendicular axes; meeting at right angles
    orthogonal.
    • wind and sea may displace the ship's center of gravity along three orthogonal axes
    • a rectangular Cartesian coordinate system

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support_column

  • noun a column that supports a heavy weight

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abrupt

  • adjective satellite marked by sudden changes in subject and sharp transitions
    disconnected.
    • abrupt prose
  • adjective satellite exceedingly sudden and unexpected
    • came to an abrupt stop
    • an abrupt change in the weather

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leaning

  • noun an inclination to do something
    propensity; tendency.
    • he felt leanings toward frivolity
  • noun a natural inclination
    propensity; proclivity.
    • he has a proclivity for exaggeration

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steepish

  • adjective satellite somewhat steep

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uncurving

  • adjective satellite having no curves
    uncurved.

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trim

  • noun a state of arrangement or appearance
    trimness.
    • in good trim
  • noun a decoration or adornment on a garment
    passementerie; trimming.
    • the trimming on a hat
    • the trim on a shirt

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bearing

  • noun relevant relation or interconnection
    • those issues have no bearing on our situation
  • noun the direction or path along which something moves or along which it lies
    aim; heading.

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abruptness

  • noun an abrupt discourteous manner
    shortness; curtness; gruffness; brusqueness.
  • noun the property possessed by a slope that is very steep
    steepness; precipitousness.

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telegraph_pole

  • noun tall pole supporting telephone wires
    telephone pole; telegraph post.

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telephone

  • noun electronic equipment that converts sound into electrical signals that can be transmitted over distances and then converts received signals back into sounds
    telephone set; phone.
    • I talked to him on the telephone
  • noun transmitting speech at a distance
    telephony.

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steep-sided

  • adjective satellite having very steep sides

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uprightness

  • noun the property of being upright in posture
    erectness.
  • noun position at right angles to the horizon
    erectness; verticality; verticalness.

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high

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

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carrick_bitt

  • noun either of a pair of strong posts that support a windlass on a ship's deck

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spile

  • noun a column of wood or steel or concrete that is driven into the ground to provide support for a structure
    stilt; pile; piling.
  • noun a plug used to close a hole in a barrel or flask
    bung.

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rudderpost

  • noun a vertical post at the forward edge of a rudder that enables the rudder to pivot
    rudderstock.

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sharp

  • noun a musical notation indicating one half step higher than the note named
  • noun a long thin sewing needle with a sharp point

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sidelong

  • adjective satellite (used especially of glances) directed to one side with or as if with doubt or suspicion or envy
    askant; askance; asquint; squinty; squint; squint-eyed.
    • her eyes with their misted askance look"- Elizabeth Bowen
    • sidelong glances
  • adjective satellite situated at or extending to the side
    lateral.
    • the lateral branches of a tree
    • shot out sidelong boughs"- Tennyson

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upended

  • adjective satellite turned up on end
  • verb become turned or set on end
    upend.
    • the airplanes upended

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newel_post

  • noun the post at the top or bottom of a flight of stairs; it supports the handrail
    newel.

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sitting

  • noun (photography) the act of assuming a certain position (as for a photograph or portrait)
    posing.
    • he wanted his portrait painted but couldn't spare time for the sitting
  • noun the act of assuming or maintaining a seated position
    • he read the mystery at one sitting

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king_post

  • noun post connecting the crossbeam to the apex of a triangular truss

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orthogonality

  • noun the relation of opposition between things at right angles
    orthogonal opposition; perpendicularity.
  • noun the quality of lying or intersecting at right angles

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narrowing

  • noun an instance of becoming narrow
  • noun a decrease in width

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hop

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

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whipping

  • noun beating with a whip or strap or rope as a form of punishment
    flogging; lashing; tanning; flagellation.
  • noun a sound defeat
    trouncing; drubbing; thrashing; slaughter; debacle; walloping.

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nonstop

  • noun a flight made without intermediate stops between source and destination
    nonstop flight.
    • how many nonstops are there to Dallas?
  • adjective satellite (of a journey especially a flight) occurring without stops
    • a nonstop flight to Atlanta

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sloping

  • adjective satellite having an oblique or slanted direction
    aslope; aslant; diagonal; sloped; slanted; slanting.
  • verb be at an angle
    slope; incline; pitch.
    • The terrain sloped down

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passant

  • adjective satellite in walking position with right foreleg raised

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normal

  • noun something regarded as a normative example
    formula; pattern; rule; convention.
    • the convention of not naming the main character
    • violence is the rule not the exception
    • his formula for impressing visitors
  • adjective conforming with or constituting a norm or standard or level or type or social norm; not abnormal
    • serve wine at normal room temperature
    • normal diplomatic relations
    • normal working hours
    • normal word order
    • normal curiosity
    • the normal course of events

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side

  • noun a place within a region identified relative to a center or reference location
    • they always sat on the right side of the church
    • he never left my side
  • noun one of two or more contesting groups
    • the Confederate side was prepared to attack

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sprawly

  • adjective satellite spread out irregularly
    • a big sprawly city

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orthogonal_opposition

  • noun the relation of opposition between things at right angles
    perpendicularity; orthogonality.

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tipped

  • adjective having a tip; or having a tip as specified (used in combination)
    • a rubber-tipped cane
  • verb cause to tilt
    tip.
    • tip the screen upward

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lay

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

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bluff

  • noun a high steep bank (usually formed by river erosion)
  • noun pretense that your position is stronger than it really is
    • his bluff succeeded in getting him accepted

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climbing

  • noun an event that involves rising to a higher point (as in altitude or temperature or intensity etc.)
    climb; mounting.
  • verb go upward with gradual or continuous progress
    climb up; climb; mount; go up.
    • Did you ever climb up the hill behind your house?

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horizontal

  • noun something that is oriented horizontally
  • adjective parallel to or in the plane of the horizon or a base line
    • a horizontal surface

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trabeate

  • adjective satellite not arcuate; having straight horizontal beams or lintels (rather than arches)
    trabeated.

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erectile

  • adjective satellite capable of being raised to an upright position
    • erectile feathers
  • adjective satellite filled with vascular sinuses and capable of becoming distended and rigid as the result of being filled with blood
    cavernous.
    • erectile tissue
    • the penis is an erectile organ

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goalpost

  • noun one of a pair of posts (usually joined by a crossbar) that are set up as a goal at each end of a playing field

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straightness

  • noun (of hair) lack of a tendency to curl
  • noun freedom from crooks or curves or bends or angles

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position

  • noun the particular portion of space occupied by something
    place.
    • he put the lamp back in its place
  • noun a point occupied by troops for tactical reasons
    military position.

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model

  • noun a hypothetical description of a complex entity or process
    framework; theoretical account.
    • the computer program was based on a model of the circulatory and respiratory systems
  • noun a type of product
    • his car was an old model

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swimming

  • noun the act of swimming
    swim.
    • it was the swimming they enjoyed most": "they took a short swim in the pool
  • verb travel through water
    swim.
    • We had to swim for 20 minutes to reach the shore
    • a big fish was swimming in the tank

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undeviating

  • adjective satellite going directly ahead from one point to another without veering or turning aside
    unswerving.
    • some people see evolution as an undeviating upward march from simple organisms to the very complex
    • a straight and narrow tree-lined road unswerving across the lowlands
  • adjective satellite used of values and principles; not subject to change; steady
    • undeviating loyalty

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