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mutually_beneficial

  • adjective satellite mutually dependent
    mutualist; interdependent.

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customary

  • adjective satellite in accordance with convention or custom
    • sealed the deal with the customary handshake
  • adjective satellite commonly used or practiced; usual
    accustomed; habitual; wonted.
    • his accustomed thoroughness
    • took his customary morning walk
    • his habitual comment
    • with her wonted candor

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grassroots

  • adjective satellite fundamental
    • the grassroots factor in making the decision
  • adjective satellite of or involving the common people as constituting a fundamental political and economic group
    • a grassroots movement for nuclear disarmament

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particular

  • noun a fact about some part (as opposed to general)
    specific.
    • he always reasons from the particular to the general
  • noun a small part that can be considered separately from the whole
    item; detail.
    • it was perfect in all details

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commoner

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

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unmixed

  • adjective satellite not mixed with extraneous elements
    plain; sheer; unmingled.
    • plain water
    • sheer wine
    • not an unmixed blessing
  • adjective satellite not constituting a compound
    uncompounded.

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generalize

  • verb draw from specific cases for more general cases
    extrapolate; infer; generalise.
  • verb speak or write in generalities
    generalise.

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cooperative

  • noun a jointly owned commercial enterprise (usually organized by farmers or consumers) that produces and distributes goods and services and is run for the benefit of its owners
    co-op.
  • noun an association formed and operated for the benefit of those using it

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messy

  • adjective satellite dirty and disorderly
    mussy.
    • a mussy fussy bedroom
    • a child's messy eating habits

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mill

  • noun a plant consisting of one or more buildings with facilities for manufacturing
    factory; manufactory; manufacturing plant.
  • noun Scottish philosopher who expounded Bentham's utilitarianism; father of John Stuart Mill (1773-1836)
    James Mill.

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characterless

  • adjective satellite lacking distinct or individual characteristics; dull and uninteresting
    nondescript.
    • women dressed in nondescript clothes
    • a nondescript novel

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proletarian

  • noun a member of the working class (not necessarily employed)
    worker; prole.
    • workers of the world--unite!
  • adjective satellite belonging to or characteristic of the proletariat

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slouchy

  • adjective satellite lacking stiffness in form or posture
    • a slouchy sweater

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travel-soiled

  • adjective satellite soiled from travel
    travel-stained.
    • travel-soiled clothes

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carpet

  • noun floor covering consisting of a piece of thick heavy fabric (usually with nap or pile)
    rug; carpeting.
  • noun a natural object that resembles or suggests a carpet
    • a carpet of flowers
    • the larvae of some moths spin a web that resembles a carpet

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matter-of-course

  • adjective satellite expected or depended upon as a natural or logical outcome

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grape

  • noun any of various juicy fruit of the genus Vitis with green or purple skins; grow in clusters
  • noun any of numerous woody vines of genus Vitis bearing clusters of edible berries
    grapevine; grape vine.

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rambling

  • adjective satellite spreading out in different directions
    sprawling; straggling; straggly.
    • sprawling handwriting
    • straggling branches
    • straggly hair
  • verb continue talking or writing in a desultory manner
    ramble on; ramble; jog.
    • This novel rambles on and jogs

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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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slatternly

  • adjective satellite characteristic of or befitting a slut or slattern; used especially of women
    blowsy; blowzy; sluttish.

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trivial

  • adjective satellite (informal) small and of little importance
    little; petty; footling; piffling; niggling; piddling; fiddling; picayune; lilliputian.
    • a fiddling sum of money
    • a footling gesture
    • our worries are lilliputian compared with those of countries that are at war
    • a little (or small) matter
    • a dispute over niggling details
    • limited to petty enterprises
    • piffling efforts
    • giving a police officer a free meal may be against the law, but it seems to be a picayune infraction
  • adjective satellite of little substance or significance
    superficial.
    • a few superficial editorial changes
    • only trivial objections

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piddling

  • adjective satellite (informal) small and of little importance
    little; petty; footling; piffling; niggling; trivial; fiddling; picayune; lilliputian.
    • a fiddling sum of money
    • a footling gesture
    • our worries are lilliputian compared with those of countries that are at war
    • a little (or small) matter
    • a dispute over niggling details
    • limited to petty enterprises
    • piffling efforts
    • giving a police officer a free meal may be against the law, but it seems to be a picayune infraction
  • verb waste time; spend one's time idly or inefficiently
    trifle; piddle away; wanton; wanton away; piddle.

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workaday

  • adjective satellite found in the ordinary course of events
    mundane; unremarkable; quotidian; routine; everyday.
    • a placid everyday scene
    • it was a routine day
    • there's nothing quite like a real...train conductor to add color to a quotidian commute"- Anita Diamant

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cluttered

  • adjective satellite filled or scattered with a disorderly accumulation of objects or rubbish
    littered.
    • the storm left the drivewaylittered with sticks nd debris
    • his library was a cluttered room with piles of books on every chair
  • verb fill a space in a disorderly way
    clutter; clutter up.

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vulgarisation

  • noun the act of rendering something coarse and unrefined
    vulgarization.
  • noun the act of making something attractive to the general public
    vulgarization; popularisation; popularization.

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worth

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

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brown

  • noun an orange of low brightness and saturation
    brownness.
  • noun Scottish botanist who first observed the movement of small particles in fluids now known a Brownian motion (1773-1858)
    Robert Brown.

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garden

  • noun a plot of ground where plants are cultivated
  • noun the flowers or vegetables or fruits or herbs that are cultivated in a garden

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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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uninfected

  • adjective satellite free from sepsis or infection
    clean.
    • a clean (or uninfected) wound

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popularisation

  • noun an interpretation that easily understandable and acceptable
    popularization.
  • noun the act of making something attractive to the general public
    vulgarization; vulgarisation; popularization.

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fat

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

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sloppy

  • adjective satellite lacking neatness or order
    • a sloppy room
    • sloppy habits
  • adjective satellite wet or smeared with a spilled liquid or moist material
    • a sloppy floor
    • a sloppy saucer

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befoul

  • verb spot, stain, or pollute
    defile; maculate; foul.
    • The townspeople defiled the river by emptying raw sewage into it

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foul

  • noun an act that violates the rules of a sport
  • verb hit a foul ball

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rough-cut

  • adjective satellite lacking refinement or cultivation or taste
    uncouth; vulgar; coarse; common.
    • he had coarse manners but a first-rate mind
    • behavior that branded him as common
    • an untutored and uncouth human being
    • an uncouth soldier--a real tough guy
    • appealing to the vulgar taste for violence
    • the vulgar display of the newly rich
  • adjective satellite of stone or timber; shaped roughly without finishing
    roughhewn.

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expectable

  • adjective satellite to be expected
    • differences of opinion are quite expectable given the present information

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oleaginousness

  • noun consisting of or covered with oil
    oiliness; greasiness.
  • noun smug self-serving earnestness
    fulsomeness; unction; oiliness; smarminess; unctuousness.

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nickel-and-dime

  • verb spend money frugally; spend as little as possible
    penny-pinch.
  • verb accumulate gradually
    • she nickeled-and-dimed together a small house for her family

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profane

  • verb corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
    pervert; debase; misdirect; subvert; debauch; deprave; vitiate; corrupt; demoralise; demoralize.
    • debauch the young people with wine and women
    • Socrates was accused of corrupting young men
    • Do school counselors subvert young children?
    • corrupt the morals
  • verb violate the sacred character of a place or language
    outrage; desecrate; violate.
    • desecrate a cemetery
    • violate the sanctity of the church
    • profane the name of God

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unexceptional

  • adjective satellite not special in any way
    run-of-the-mine; mine run; run-of-the-mill.
    • run-of-the-mill boxing
    • your run-of-the-mine college graduate
    • a unexceptional an incident as can be found in a lawyer's career

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fragile

  • adjective satellite easily broken or damaged or destroyed
    delicate; frail.
    • a kite too delicate to fly safely
    • fragile porcelain plates
    • fragile old bones
    • a frail craft
  • adjective satellite vulnerably delicate
    • she has the fragile beauty of youth

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commons

  • noun a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
    green; park; common.
    • they went for a walk in the park
  • noun a pasture subject to common use
    common land.

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vulgariser

  • noun someone who makes something vulgar
    vulgarizer.
  • noun someone who makes attractive to the general public
    populariser; popularizer; vulgarizer.

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integrated

  • adjective satellite formed or united into a whole
    incorporate; merged; incorporated; unified.
  • verb make into a whole or make part of a whole
    integrate; incorporate.
    • She incorporated his suggestions into her proposal

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inelegant

  • adjective lacking in refinement or grace or good taste

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disheveled

  • adjective satellite in disarray; extremely disorderly
    tousled; frowzled; rumpled; dishevelled.
    • her clothing was disheveled
    • powder-smeared and frowzled
    • a rumpled unmade bed
    • a bed with tousled sheets
    • his brown hair was tousled, thick, and curly"- Al Spiers
  • verb disarrange or rumple; dishevel
    tousle; dishevel; tangle.
    • The strong wind tousled my hair

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small

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

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nondescript

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

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upper

  • noun the higher of two berths
    upper berth.
  • noun piece of leather or synthetic material that forms the part of a shoe or boot above the sole that encases the foot
    • Uppers come in many styles

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aseptic

  • adjective satellite free of or using methods to keep free of pathological microorganisms
    sterile.
    • a sterile operating area
    • aseptic surgical instruments
    • aseptic surgical techniques

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immaculateness

  • noun the state of being spotlessly clean
    spotlessness.

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sooty

  • adjective satellite of the blackest black; similar to the color of jet or coal
    coal-black; jet-black; jet; pitchy.
  • adjective satellite covered with or as if with soot
    • a sooty chimney

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insignificant

  • adjective satellite not worthy of notice
    undistinguished.
  • adjective satellite signifying nothing
    • insignificant sounds

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speckless

  • adjective satellite completely neat and clean
    spick; spick-and-span; spic-and-span; spic; spotless; immaculate.
    • the apartment was immaculate
    • in her immaculate white uniform
    • a spick-and-span kitchen
    • their spic red-visored caps
  • noun a small contrasting part of something
    speckle; spot; patch; maculation; fleck; dapple.
    • a bald spot
    • a leopard's spots
    • a patch of clouds
    • patches of thin ice
    • a fleck of red

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pubic

  • adjective relating or near the pubis
    • pubic bones
    • pubic hair

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inconsequential

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

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sapropel

  • noun sludge (rich in organic matter) that accumulates at the bottom of lakes or oceans

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dried

  • adjective satellite not still wet
    • the ink has dried
    • a face marked with dried tears
  • verb remove the moisture from and make dry
    dry; dry out.
    • dry clothes
    • dry hair

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run

  • noun a score in baseball made by a runner touching all four bases safely
    tally.
    • the Yankees scored 3 runs in the bottom of the 9th
    • their first tally came in the 3rd inning
  • noun the act of testing something
    test; trial.
    • in the experimental trials the amount of carbon was measured separately
    • he called each flip of the coin a new trial

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inveterate

  • adjective satellite habitual
    chronic.
    • a chronic smoker
  • adverb in a habitual and longstanding manner
    chronically.
    • smoking chronically

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odd

  • adjective not divisible by two
    uneven.
  • adjective satellite not easily explained
    • it is odd that his name is never mentioned

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rough

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

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pollution

  • noun undesirable state of the natural environment being contaminated with harmful substances as a consequence of human activities
  • noun the state of being polluted
    befoulment; defilement.

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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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gunk

  • noun any thick, viscous matter
    goo; guck; gook; slime; muck; ooze; goop; sludge.

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head_louse

  • noun infests the head and body of humans
    Pediculus capitis.

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diffusing

  • adjective satellite spreading by diffusion
    diffusive; dispersive; disseminative.
  • verb move outward
    fan out; spread; diffuse; spread out.
    • The soldiers fanned out

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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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lowliness

  • noun the state of being humble and unimportant
    obscureness; humbleness; unimportance.
  • noun a position of inferior status; low in station or rank or fortune or estimation
    low status; lowness.

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symbiosis

  • noun the relation between two different species of organisms that are interdependent; each gains benefits from the other
    mutualism.

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blur

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

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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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shared

  • adjective have in common; held or experienced in common
    • two shared valence electrons forming a bond between adjacent nuclei
    • a shared interest in philately
  • verb have in common
    share.
    • Our children share a love of music
    • The two countries share a long border

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bird

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

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snot-nosed

  • adjective satellite (used colloquially) overly conceited or arrogant
    snotty; bigheaded; stuck-up; persnickety; too big for one's breeches; uppish; snooty.
    • a snotty little scion of a degenerate family"-Laurent Le Sage
    • they're snobs--stuck-up and uppity and persnickety
  • adjective satellite dirty with nasal discharge
    snotty.
    • a snotty nose
    • a house full of snot-nosed kids

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body

  • noun the entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being)
    organic structure; physical structure.
    • he felt as if his whole body were on fire
  • noun a group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity
    • the whole body filed out of the auditorium
    • the student body
    • administrative body

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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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contaminative

  • adjective satellite making impure by contact or mixing

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unfermented

  • adjective satellite not soured or preserved
    fresh; sweet.
    • sweet milk

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scoria

  • noun the scum formed by oxidation at the surface of molten metals
    slag; dross.

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loose

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

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interdependent

  • adjective satellite mutually dependent
    mutualist; mutually beneficial.

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smudge

  • noun a smoky fire to drive away insects
  • noun a blemish made by dirt
    smirch; blot; slur; smear; spot; daub.
    • he had a smudge on his cheek

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water

  • noun binary compound that occurs at room temperature as a clear colorless odorless tasteless liquid; freezes into ice below 0 degrees centigrade and boils above 100 degrees centigrade; widely used as a solvent
    H2O.
  • noun the part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean)
    body of water.
    • they invaded our territorial waters
    • they were sitting by the water's edge

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wanton

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

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pitch_black

  • noun a very dark black
    jet black; soot black; sable; coal black; ebony.

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unrefined

  • adjective not refined or processed
    unprocessed; crude.
    • unrefined ore
    • crude oil
  • adjective (used of persons and their behavior) not refined; uncouth
    • how can a refined girl be drawn to such an unrefined man?

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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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adulterate

  • verb corrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance; often by replacing valuable ingredients with inferior ones
    load; stretch; dilute; debase.
    • adulterate liquor
  • adjective satellite mixed with impurities
    adulterated; debased.

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untidiness

  • noun the condition of being untidy
  • noun the trait of being untidy and messy
    messiness.

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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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great

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

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unsullied

  • adjective satellite spotlessly clean and fresh
    • the unsullied snow of mountains
  • adjective satellite (of reputation) free from blemishes
    stainless; untarnished; untainted; unstained.
    • his unsullied name
    • an untarnished reputation

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smudgy

  • adjective satellite smeared with something that soils or stains; these words are often used in combination
    • oil-smeared work clothes
    • hostile faces smirched by the grime and rust"- Henry Roth
    • ink-smudged fingers

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dusty

  • adjective satellite covered with a layer of dust
    dust-covered.
    • a dusty pile of books
  • adjective satellite lacking originality or spontaneity; no longer new
    cold; stale; moth-eaten.
    • moth-eaten theories about race
    • stale news

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unburnished

  • adjective satellite of metals e.g.; not made shiny and smooth by friction

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blotch

  • noun an irregularly shaped spot
    splotch; splodge.
  • verb mark with spots or blotches of different color or shades of color as if stained
    streak; mottle.

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jumping_plant_louse

  • noun small active cicada-like insect with hind legs adapted for leaping; feeds on plant juices
    psyllid; psylla.

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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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flyer

  • noun an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution
    handbill; flier; bill; broadside; broadsheet; throwaway; circular.
    • he mailed the circular to all subscribers
  • noun someone who travels by air
    flier.

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conjunctive

  • noun an uninflected function word that serves to conjoin words or phrases or clauses or sentences
    continuative; conjunction; connective.
  • adjective serving or tending to connect

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unpleasing

  • adjective satellite lacking graciousness
    graceless.
    • a totally graceless hostess

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lowbred

  • adjective satellite (of persons) lacking in refinement or grace
    underbred; bounderish; rude; yokelish; ill-bred.

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putrefacient

  • adjective satellite causing or promoting bacterial putrefaction
    putrefactive.

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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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terefah

  • adjective satellite not conforming to dietary laws
    nonkosher; tref.

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higgledy-piggledy

  • adjective satellite in utter disorder
    topsy-turvy; disorderly; jumbled; hugger-mugger.
    • a disorderly pile of clothes
  • adverb in a disordered manner
    topsy-turvy.
    • they were piled up higgledy-piggledy

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mutuality

  • noun a reciprocality of sentiments
    mutualness.
    • the mutuality of their affection was obvious
  • noun a reciprocal relation between interdependent entities (objects or individuals or groups)
    interdependency; interdependence.

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cowardly

  • adjective lacking courage; ignobly timid and faint-hearted
    fearful.
    • cowardly dogs, ye will not aid me then"- P.B.Shelley

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polluted

  • adjective satellite rendered unwholesome by contaminants and pollution
    contaminated.
    • had to boil the contaminated water
    • polluted lakes and streams
  • verb make impure
    foul; pollute; contaminate.
    • The industrial wastes polluted the lake

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vulgarize

  • verb cater to popular taste to make popular and present to the general public; bring into general or common use
    popularise; vulgarise; generalise; generalize; popularize.
    • They popularized coffee in Washington State
    • Relativity Theory was vulgarized by these authors
  • verb debase and make vulgar
    vulgarise.
    • The Press has vulgarized Love and Marriage

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soot_black

  • noun a very dark black
    jet black; sable; coal black; pitch black; ebony.

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unhealthful

  • adjective not sanitary or healthful
    unsanitary; insanitary.
    • unsanitary open sewers
    • grim and unsanitary conditions
  • adjective detrimental to good health
    • unhealthful air pollution
    • unhealthful conditions in old apartments with peeling lead-based paint

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wage-earning

  • adjective satellite working for hourly wages rather than fixed (e.g. annual) salaries
    working-class.
    • working-class occupations include manual as well as industrial labor
  • adjective satellite of those who work for wages especially manual or industrial laborers
    propertyless; working-class; blue-collar.
    • party of the propertyless proletariat"- G.B.Shaw

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conjoint

  • adjective satellite consisting of two or more associated entities
    conjoined.
    • the interplay of these conjoined yet opposed factors
    • social order and prosperity, the conjoint aims of government"- J.K.Fairbank

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prosy

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

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commonalty

  • noun a class composed of persons lacking clerical or noble rank
    commonality; commons.

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jumbled

  • adjective satellite in utter disorder
    topsy-turvy; disorderly; higgledy-piggledy; hugger-mugger.
    • a disorderly pile of clothes
  • verb be all mixed up or jumbled together
    jumble; mingle.
    • His words jumbled

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ebony

  • noun a very dark black
    jet black; soot black; sable; coal black; pitch black.
  • noun hard dark-colored heartwood of the ebony tree; used in cabinetwork and for piano keys

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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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trilateral

  • noun a three-sided polygon
    triangle; trigon.
  • adjective satellite involving three parties
    • trilateral talks

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cleanness

  • noun the state of being clean; without dirt or other impurities
  • noun without moral defects

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working

  • noun a mine or quarry that is being or has been worked
    workings.
  • verb exert oneself by doing mental or physical work for a purpose or out of necessity
    work.
    • I will work hard to improve my grades
    • she worked hard for better living conditions for the poor

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pocket_rat

  • noun any of various rodents with cheek pouches

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vulgarity

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

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small-time

  • adjective satellite of minor importance
    nickel-and-dime.
    • a nickel-and-dime operation run out of a single rented room
    • a small-time actor

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rustic

  • noun an unsophisticated country person
  • adjective satellite characteristic of rural life
    countrified; countryfied.
    • countrified clothes
    • rustic awkwardness

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hole-and-corner

  • adjective satellite relating to the peripheral and unimportant aspects of life
    hole-in-corner.
    • a hole-and-corner life in some obscure community"- H.G.Wells
  • adjective satellite conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods
    hugger-mugger; clandestine; secret; surreptitious; underground; cloak-and-dagger; hush-hush; undercover.
    • clandestine intelligence operations
    • cloak-and-dagger activities behind enemy lines
    • hole-and-corner intrigue
    • secret missions
    • a secret agent
    • secret sales of arms
    • surreptitious mobilization of troops
    • an undercover investigation
    • underground resistance

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smuttiness

  • noun the state of being dirty with soot
    sootiness.
  • noun obscenity in speech or writing
    dirtiness.

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crab

  • noun decapod having eyes on short stalks and a broad flattened carapace with a small abdomen folded under the thorax and pincers
  • noun a quarrelsome grouch
    crabby person.

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amusement_park

  • noun a commercially operated park with stalls and shows for amusement
    funfair; pleasure ground.

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oily

  • adjective satellite containing an unusual amount of grease or oil
    oleaginous; sebaceous; greasy.
    • greasy hamburgers
    • oily fried potatoes
    • oleaginous seeds
  • adjective satellite unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech
    fulsome; buttery; unctuous; soapy; oleaginous; smarmy.
    • buttery praise
    • gave him a fulsome introduction
    • an oily sycophantic press agent
    • oleaginous hypocrisy
    • smarmy self-importance
    • the unctuous Uriah Heep
    • soapy compliments

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blotchy

  • adjective satellite marked with irregularly shaped spots or blots
    blotched; splotched.
  • adjective satellite marred by discolored spots or blotches
    • blotchy skin

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humbleness

  • noun the state of being humble and unimportant
    obscureness; unimportance; lowliness.
  • noun a humble feeling
    humility.
    • he was filled with humility at the sight of the Pope

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sharing

  • noun using or enjoying something jointly with others
  • noun having in common
    • the sharing of electrons creates molecules

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impureness

  • noun the condition of being impure
    impurity.

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mire

  • noun a soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfoot
    quag; morass; slack; quagmire.
  • noun deep soft mud in water or slush
    slop.
    • they waded through the slop

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brisk

  • verb become brisk
    brisk up; brisken.
    • business brisked up
  • adjective satellite quick and energetic
    zippy; spanking; alert; snappy; lively; merry; rattling.
    • a brisk walk in the park
    • a lively gait
    • a merry chase
    • traveling at a rattling rate
    • a snappy pace
    • a spanking breeze

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plant_louse

  • noun any of several small insects especially aphids that feed by sucking the juices from plants
    louse.

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commonplaceness

  • noun ordinariness as a consequence of being frequent and commonplace
    commonness; everydayness.

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phylloxera

(Zoöl.) A small hemipterous insect (Phylloxera vastatrix) allied to the aphids. It attacks the roots and leaves of the grapevine, doing great damage, especially in Europe. ✍ It exists in several forms, some of which are winged, other wingless. One form produces galls on the leaves and twigs, another affects the roots, causing galls or swellings, and often killing the vine.

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agrestic

  • adjective satellite characteristic of the fields or country
    rustic.
    • agrestic simplicity
    • rustic stone walls
  • adjective satellite (of behavior) rustic and uncouth
    • the agrestic behavior of a country boy

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corporis

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oleaginous

  • adjective satellite unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech
    fulsome; buttery; unctuous; soapy; smarmy; oily.
    • buttery praise
    • gave him a fulsome introduction
    • an oily sycophantic press agent
    • oleaginous hypocrisy
    • smarmy self-importance
    • the unctuous Uriah Heep
    • soapy compliments
  • adjective satellite containing an unusual amount of grease or oil
    sebaceous; oily; greasy.
    • greasy hamburgers
    • oily fried potatoes
    • oleaginous seeds

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hole

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

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gauche

  • adjective satellite lacking social polish
    unpolished; graceless.
    • too gauche to leave the room when the conversation became intimate
    • their excellent manners always made me feel gauche

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norway_rat

  • noun common domestic rat; serious pest worldwide
    Rattus norvegicus; brown rat.

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shaft_louse

  • noun a louse parasitic on poultry
    Menopon palladum; chicken louse; Menopon gallinae.

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unessential

  • adjective not basic or fundamental
    inessential.

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germicidal

  • adjective satellite preventing infection by inhibiting the growth or action of microorganisms
    disinfectant; bactericidal.

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roof

  • noun a protective covering that covers or forms the top of a building
  • noun protective covering on top of a motor vehicle

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germy

  • adjective full of germs or pathological microorganisms
    • the water in New York harbor is oily and dirty and germy

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pleasure_ground

  • noun a commercially operated park with stalls and shows for amusement
    funfair; amusement park.

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thin

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

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slovenly

  • adjective satellite negligent of neatness especially in dress and person; habitually dirty and unkempt
    frowsy; frowzy.
    • filled the door with her frowzy bulk
    • frowzy white hair
    • slovenly appearance

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smear

  • noun slanderous defamation
    malignment; vilification.
  • noun a thin tissue or blood sample spread on a glass slide and stained for cytologic examination and diagnosis under a microscope
    cytosmear; cytologic smear.

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lower-class

  • adjective occupying the lowest socioeconomic position in a society
    low-class.

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defile

  • noun a narrow pass (especially one between mountains)
    gorge.
  • verb place under suspicion or cast doubt upon
    sully; corrupt; taint; cloud.
    • sully someone's reputation

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pollute

  • verb make impure
    foul; contaminate.
    • The industrial wastes polluted the lake

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pediculus_corporis

  • noun a parasitic louse that infests the body of human beings
    body louse; cootie.

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lightweight

  • noun a professional boxer who weighs between 131 and 135 pounds
  • noun someone who is unimportant but cheeky and presumptuous
    whippersnapper; jackanapes.

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shaggy-haired

  • adjective satellite used of hair; thick and poorly groomed
    shaggy-coated; shaggy; bushy.
    • bushy locks
    • a shaggy beard

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indifferent

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

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absolute

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

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commonness

  • noun the state of being that is commonly observed
    expectedness.
  • noun the quality of lacking taste and refinement
    coarseness; raunch; vulgarity; vulgarism; grossness.

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united

  • adjective characterized by unity; being or joined into a single entity
    • presented a united front
  • verb act in concert or unite in a common purpose or belief
    unify; unite.

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democracy

  • noun the political orientation of those who favor government by the people or by their elected representatives
  • noun a political system in which the supreme power lies in a body of citizens who can elect people to represent them
    commonwealth; republic.

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unsoaped

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travel

  • noun the act of going from one place to another
    travelling; traveling.
    • he enjoyed selling but he hated the travel
  • noun a movement through space that changes the location of something
    change of location.

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vulgarise

  • verb cater to popular taste to make popular and present to the general public; bring into general or common use
    popularise; generalise; generalize; vulgarize; popularize.
    • They popularized coffee in Washington State
    • Relativity Theory was vulgarized by these authors
  • verb debase and make vulgar
    vulgarize.
    • The Press has vulgarized Love and Marriage

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soiling

  • noun the act of soiling something
    dirtying; soilure.
  • verb make soiled, filthy, or dirty
    begrime; soil; grime; bemire; dirty; colly.
    • don't soil your clothes when you play outside!

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cleansing

  • noun the act of making something clean
    cleanup; cleaning.
    • he gave his shoes a good cleaning
  • verb clean one's body or parts thereof, as by washing
    cleanse; clean.
    • clean up before you see your grandparents
    • clean your fingernails before dinner

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expectedness

  • noun the state of being that is commonly observed
    commonness.
  • noun ordinariness as a consequence of being expected and not surprising

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pure

  • adjective free of extraneous elements of any kind
    • pure air and water
    • pure gold
    • pure primary colors
    • the violin's pure and lovely song
    • pure tones
    • pure oxygen
  • adjective satellite without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers
    perfect; double-dyed; complete; gross; arrant; unadulterated; sodding; stark; consummate; utter; thoroughgoing; everlasting; staring.
    • an arrant fool
    • a complete coward
    • a consummate fool
    • a double-dyed villain
    • gross negligence
    • a perfect idiot
    • pure folly
    • what a sodding mess
    • stark staring mad
    • a thoroughgoing villain
    • utter nonsense
    • the unadulterated truth

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mutualist

  • adjective satellite mutually dependent
    interdependent; mutually beneficial.

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ordinary

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

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native

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

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circular

  • noun an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution
    handbill; flier; bill; broadside; flyer; broadsheet; throwaway.
    • he mailed the circular to all subscribers
  • adjective having a circular shape
    round.

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especial

  • adjective satellite surpassing what is common or usual or expected
    particular; special; exceptional.
    • he paid especial attention to her
    • exceptional kindness
    • a matter of particular and unusual importance
    • a special occasion
    • a special reason to confide in her
    • what's so special about the year 2000?

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hugger-mugger

  • noun a state of confusion
    • he engaged in the hugger-mugger of international finance
  • adjective satellite in utter disorder
    topsy-turvy; disorderly; jumbled; higgledy-piggledy.
    • a disorderly pile of clothes

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raunch

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

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rude

  • adjective satellite socially incorrect in behavior
    unmannerly; unmannered; bad-mannered; ill-mannered.
    • resentment flared at such an unmannered intrusion
  • adjective satellite (of persons) lacking in refinement or grace
    underbred; bounderish; yokelish; ill-bred; lowbred.

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sordidness

  • noun sordid dirtiness
    squalor; squalidness.
  • noun unworthiness by virtue of lacking higher values
    despicability; despicableness; baseness; contemptibility.

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blacken

  • verb make or become black
    melanize; black; melanise; nigrify.
    • The smoke blackened the ceiling
    • The ceiling blackened
  • verb burn slightly and superficially so as to affect color
    char; sear; scorch.
    • The cook blackened the chicken breast
    • The fire charred the ceiling above the mantelpiece
    • the flames scorched the ceiling

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inessential

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

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different

  • adjective unlike in nature or quality or form or degree
    • took different approaches to the problem
    • came to a different conclusion
    • different parts of the country
    • on different sides of the issue
    • this meeting was different from the earlier one
  • adjective satellite distinctly separate from the first
    • that's another (or different) issue altogether

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modest

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

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fouled

  • adjective satellite made dirty or foul
    befouled.
    • a building befouled with soot
    • breathing air fouled and darkened with factory soot
  • verb hit a foul ball
    foul.

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bemire

  • verb make soiled, filthy, or dirty
    begrime; soil; grime; dirty; colly.
    • don't soil your clothes when you play outside!

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unfamiliar

  • adjective not known or well known
    • a name unfamiliar to most
    • be alert at night especially in unfamiliar surroundings

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vulgarism

  • noun an offensive or indecent word or phrase
    obscenity; smut; filth; dirty word.
  • noun the quality of lacking taste and refinement
    coarseness; commonness; raunch; vulgarity; grossness.

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filthy

  • adjective satellite disgustingly dirty; filled or smeared with offensive matter
    nasty; foul.
    • as filthy as a pigsty
    • a foul pond
    • a nasty pigsty of a room
  • adjective satellite vile; despicable
    lousy; dirty.
    • a dirty (or lousy) trick
    • a filthy traitor

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solidarity

  • noun a union of interests or purposes or sympathies among members of a group

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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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pocket

  • noun a small pouch inside a garment for carrying small articles
  • noun an enclosed space
    sac; pouch; sack.
    • the trapped miners found a pocket of air

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intellectual

  • noun a person who uses the mind creatively
    intellect.
  • adjective satellite of or associated with or requiring the use of the mind
    noetic; rational.
    • intellectual problems
    • the triumph of the rational over the animal side of man

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septic

  • adjective containing or resulting from disease-causing organisms
    infected.
    • a septic sore throat
    • a septic environment
    • septic sewage
  • adjective of or relating to or caused by putrefaction
    • the septic action occurs at the bottom of the septic tank

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inkiness

  • noun the quality or state of the achromatic color of least lightness (bearing the least resemblance to white)
    black; blackness.

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light

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

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unlaved

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coal

  • noun fossil fuel consisting of carbonized vegetable matter deposited in the Carboniferous period
  • noun a hot fragment of wood or coal that is left from a fire and is glowing or smoldering
    ember.

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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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reciprocative

  • adjective satellite given or done or owed to each other
    reciprocatory.
  • adjective satellite moving alternately backward and forward
    reciprocatory.

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green

  • noun green color or pigment; resembling the color of growing grass
    viridity; greenness.
  • noun a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
    park; commons; common.
    • they went for a walk in the park

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frequent

  • verb do one's shopping at; do business with; be a customer or client of
    shop; buy at; patronize; patronise; sponsor; shop at.
  • verb be a regular or frequent visitor to a certain place
    haunt.
    • She haunts the ballet

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roof_rat

  • noun common household pest originally from Asia that has spread worldwide
    Rattus rattus; black rat.

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pleasure

  • noun a fundamental feeling that is hard to define but that people desire to experience
    pleasance.
    • he was tingling with pleasure
  • noun something or someone that provides a source of happiness
    delight; joy.
    • a joy to behold
    • the pleasure of his company
    • the new car is a delight

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democratic

  • adjective characterized by or advocating or based upon the principles of democracy or social equality
    • democratic government
    • a democratic country
    • a democratic scorn for bloated dukes and lords"- George du Maurier
  • adjective belong to or relating to the Democratic Party
    • Democratic senator

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slime

  • noun any thick, viscous matter
    goo; gunk; guck; gook; muck; ooze; goop; sludge.
  • verb cover or stain with slime
    • The snake slimed his victim

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cosignatory

  • noun one of two or more signers of the same document (as a treaty or declaration)
    cosigner.
  • adjective satellite signing jointly with others

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cobwebby

  • adjective satellite so thin as to transmit light
    gauze-like; sheer; vaporous; see-through; gossamer; vapourous; filmy; diaphanous; transparent; gauzy.
    • a hat with a diaphanous veil
    • filmy wings of a moth
    • gauzy clouds of dandelion down
    • gossamer cobwebs
    • sheer silk stockings
    • transparent chiffon
    • vaporous silks
  • adjective satellite covered with cobwebs

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sootiness

  • noun the state of being dirty with soot
    smuttiness.

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course

  • noun education imparted in a series of lessons or meetings
    course of study; course of instruction; class.
    • he took a course in basket weaving
    • flirting is not unknown in college classes
  • noun a connected series of events or actions or developments
    line.
    • the government took a firm course
    • historians can only point out those lines for which evidence is available

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ungentlemanly

  • adjective satellite not befitting a gentleman
    ungentlemanlike.

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pitch

  • noun the property of sound that varies with variation in the frequency of vibration
  • noun (baseball) the act of throwing a baseball by a pitcher to a batter
    delivery.

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sludge

  • noun the precipitate produced by sewage treatment
  • noun any thick, viscous matter
    goo; gunk; guck; gook; slime; muck; ooze; goop.

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tousled

  • adjective satellite in disarray; extremely disorderly
    frowzled; rumpled; dishevelled; disheveled.
    • her clothing was disheveled
    • powder-smeared and frowzled
    • a rumpled unmade bed
    • a bed with tousled sheets
    • his brown hair was tousled, thick, and curly"- Al Spiers
  • verb disarrange or rumple; dishevel
    tousle; dishevel; tangle.
    • The strong wind tousled my hair

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unwonted

  • adjective satellite out of the ordinary
    • an unwonted softness in her face

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contaminated

  • adjective corrupted by contact or association
    • contaminated evidence
  • verb make impure
    foul; pollute; contaminate.
    • The industrial wastes polluted the lake

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dirtiness

  • noun the state of being unsanitary
    uncleanness.
  • noun the state of containing dirty impurities

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adhesive

  • noun a substance that unites or bonds surfaces together
    adhesive agent; adhesive material.
  • adjective tending to adhere

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conjunct

  • adjective progressing melodically by intervals of a second
    • conjunct motion of an ascending scale
  • adjective satellite bound in close association
    • conjunct influences
    • conjunct ideas

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unstained

  • adjective not stained
    • An apron keeps his clothing unstained
  • adjective satellite not having a coating of stain or varnish
    unvarnished.

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masses

  • noun the common people generally
    people; the great unwashed; mass; hoi polloi; multitude.
    • separate the warriors from the mass
    • power to the people
  • noun the property of a body that causes it to have weight in a gravitational field
    mass.

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unpolluted

  • adjective satellite free from admixture with noxious elements; clean
    uncontaminated.
    • unpolluted streams
    • a contaminated lake

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jet_black

  • noun a very dark black
    soot black; sable; coal black; pitch black; ebony.

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spoken

  • adjective uttered through the medium of speech or characterized by speech; sometimes used in combination
    • a spoken message
    • the spoken language
    • a soft-spoken person
    • sharp-spoken
  • verb express in speech
    verbalise; verbalize; mouth; utter; talk; speak.
    • She talks a lot of nonsense
    • This depressed patient does not verbalize

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dross

  • noun worthless or dangerous material that should be removed
    impurity.
    • there were impurities in the water
  • noun the scum formed by oxidation at the surface of molten metals
    slag; scoria.

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mundaneness

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

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covered

  • adjective overlaid or spread or topped with or enclosed within something; sometimes used as a combining form
    • women with covered faces
    • covered wagons
    • a covered balcony
  • verb provide with a covering or cause to be covered
    cover.
    • cover her face with a handkerchief
    • cover the child with a blanket
    • cover the grave with flowers

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bandicoot_rat

  • noun burrowing scaly-tailed rat of India and Ceylon
    mole rat.

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underbred

  • adjective satellite (of persons) lacking in refinement or grace
    bounderish; rude; yokelish; ill-bred; lowbred.
  • adjective satellite of inferior or mixed breed
    • an underbred dog

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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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good

  • noun benefit
    • for your own good
    • what's the good of worrying?
  • noun moral excellence or admirableness
    goodness.
    • there is much good to be found in people

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sucking

  • noun the act of sucking
    suck; suction.
  • verb draw into the mouth by creating a practical vacuum in the mouth
    suck.
    • suck the poison from the place where the snake bit
    • suck on a straw
    • the baby sucked on the mother's breast

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messiness

  • noun a state of confusion and disorderliness
    mess; muss; mussiness.
    • the house was a mess
    • she smoothed the mussiness of the bed
  • noun the trait of being untidy and messy
    untidiness.

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gook

  • noun any thick, viscous matter
    goo; gunk; guck; slime; muck; ooze; goop; sludge.
  • noun (slang) a disparaging term for an Asian person (especially for North Vietnamese soldiers in the Vietnam War)
    slant-eye.

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slight

  • noun a deliberate discourteous act (usually as an expression of anger or disapproval)
    rebuff.
  • verb pay no attention to, disrespect
    cold-shoulder.
    • She cold-shouldered her ex-fiance

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anticipated

  • adjective satellite expected hopefully
    hoped-for; awaited.
  • verb regard something as probable or likely
    anticipate; expect.
    • The meteorologists are expecting rain for tomorrow

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technical-grade

  • adjective satellite containing small amounts of other chemicals, hence slightly impure
    technical grade.
    • technical-grade sulfuric acid

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untouchable

  • noun belongs to lowest social and ritual class in India
    Harijan.
  • adjective satellite beyond the reach of criticism or attack or impeachment
    • for the first time criticism was directed at a hitherto untouchable target"- Newsweek

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grubby

  • noun small sculpin of the coast of New England
    Myxocephalus aenaeus.
  • adjective infested with grubs

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dishevelled

  • adjective satellite in disarray; extremely disorderly
    tousled; frowzled; rumpled; disheveled.
    • her clothing was disheveled
    • powder-smeared and frowzled
    • a rumpled unmade bed
    • a bed with tousled sheets
    • his brown hair was tousled, thick, and curly"- Al Spiers
  • verb disarrange or rumple; dishevel
    tousle; dishevel; tangle.
    • The strong wind tousled my hair

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base

  • noun installation from which a military force initiates operations
    base of operations.
    • the attack wiped out our forward bases
  • noun lowest support of a structure
    foundation; substructure; groundwork; understructure; fundament; foot.
    • it was built on a base of solid rock
    • he stood at the foot of the tower

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goop

  • noun any thick, viscous matter
    goo; gunk; guck; gook; slime; muck; ooze; sludge.
  • noun street names for gamma hydroxybutyrate
    Georgia home boy; grievous bodily harm; liquid ecstasy; max; easy lay; scoop; soap.

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disreputable

  • adjective lacking respectability in character or behavior or appearance

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popularizer

  • noun someone who makes attractive to the general public
    populariser; vulgariser; vulgarizer.

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unlaundered

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ill-dressed

  • adjective satellite not well dressed

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crock

  • noun a black colloidal substance consisting wholly or principally of amorphous carbon and used to make pigments and ink
    smut; soot; lampblack; carbon black.
  • noun nonsense; foolish talk
    • that's a crock

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wash

  • noun a thin coat of water-base paint
  • noun the work of cleansing (usually with soap and water)
    lavation; washing.

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dinge

  • noun discoloration due to dirtiness
    dinginess.
  • verb make a dent or impression in
    batter.
    • dinge a soft hat

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greasiness

  • noun consisting of or covered with oil
    oleaginousness; oiliness.

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dry-cleaned

  • adjective satellite cleaned with chemical solvents

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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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ungentlemanlike

  • adjective satellite not befitting a gentleman
    ungentlemanly.

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correlative

  • noun either of two or more related or complementary variables
    correlate.
  • adjective satellite mutually related
    correlate; correlated.

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brown_rat

  • noun common domestic rat; serious pest worldwide
    Norway rat; Rattus norvegicus.

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uncultivated

  • adjective (of land or fields) not prepared for raising crops
    • uncultivated land
  • adjective satellite (of persons) lacking art or knowledge
    uncultured; artless.

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discolouration

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

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unwasht

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mean

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

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capitis

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plant

  • noun buildings for carrying on industrial labor
    works; industrial plant.
    • they built a large plant to manufacture automobiles
  • noun (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
    flora; plant life.

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head_lice

  • noun infestation of the scalp with lice
    pediculosis capitis.

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frequence

  • noun the number of occurrences within a given time period
    oftenness; frequency.
    • the frequency of modulation was 40 cycles per second
    • the frequency of his seizures increased as he grew older

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frequency

  • noun the number of occurrences within a given time period
    oftenness; frequence.
    • the frequency of modulation was 40 cycles per second
    • the frequency of his seizures increased as he grew older
  • noun the ratio of the number of observations in a statistical category to the total number of observations
    relative frequency.

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rice_rat

  • noun hardy agile rat of grassy marshes of Mexico and the southeastern United States
    Oryzomys palustris.

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boorishness

  • noun the manner of a rude or insensitive person
  • noun inelegance by virtue of being an uncouth boor
    uncouthness.

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amusement

  • noun a feeling of delight at being entertained
  • noun an activity that is diverting and that holds the attention
    entertainment.

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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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goo

  • noun any thick, viscous matter
    gunk; guck; gook; slime; muck; ooze; goop; sludge.

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bactericidal

  • adjective satellite preventing infection by inhibiting the growth or action of microorganisms
    germicidal; disinfectant.

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impurity

  • noun worthless or dangerous material that should be removed
    dross.
    • there were impurities in the water
  • noun the condition of being impure
    impureness.

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littered

  • adjective satellite filled or scattered with a disorderly accumulation of objects or rubbish
    cluttered.
    • the storm left the drivewaylittered with sticks nd debris
    • his library was a cluttered room with piles of books on every chair
  • verb strew
    litter.
    • Cigar butts littered the ground

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haired

  • adjective having or covered with hair
    hairy; hirsute.
    • Jacob was a hairy man
    • a hairy caterpillar

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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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diffusive

  • adjective satellite spreading by diffusion
    dispersive; diffusing; disseminative.

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uncontaminated

  • adjective not corrupted by contact or association
    • there is no culture uncontaminated by contact with the outside world
  • adjective satellite free from admixture with noxious elements; clean
    unpolluted.
    • unpolluted streams
    • a contaminated lake

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sebaceous

  • adjective satellite containing an unusual amount of grease or oil
    oleaginous; oily; greasy.
    • greasy hamburgers
    • oily fried potatoes
    • oleaginous seeds

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dinginess

  • noun discoloration due to dirtiness
    dinge.

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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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blowzy

  • adjective satellite characteristic of or befitting a slut or slattern; used especially of women
    blowsy; slatternly; sluttish.

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red

  • noun red color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of blood
    redness.
  • noun a tributary of the Mississippi River that flows eastward from Texas along the southern boundary of Oklahoma and through Louisiana
    Red River.

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lubricate

  • verb have lubricating properties
    • the liquid in this can lubricates well
  • verb apply a lubricant to
    lube.
    • lubricate my car

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grease

  • noun a thick fatty oil (especially one used to lubricate machinery)
    lubricating oil.
  • noun the state of being covered with unclean things
    filth; dirt; soil; grime; grunge; stain.

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lampblack

  • noun a black colloidal substance consisting wholly or principally of amorphous carbon and used to make pigments and ink
    smut; soot; crock; carbon black.

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dirt

  • noun the part of the earth's surface consisting of humus and disintegrated rock
    soil.
  • noun the state of being covered with unclean things
    grease; filth; soil; grime; grunge; stain.

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spot

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

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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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unmingled

  • adjective satellite not mixed with extraneous elements
    plain; sheer; unmixed.
    • plain water
    • sheer wine
    • not an unmixed blessing

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popularization

  • noun an interpretation that easily understandable and acceptable
    popularisation.
  • noun the act of making something attractive to the general public
    vulgarization; popularisation; vulgarisation.

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extraordinary

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

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hang_together

  • verb be connected
    interdepend.
    • In my heart I can make the world hang together

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icky

  • adjective satellite very bad
    stinking; shitty; stinky; crappy; lousy; rotten.
    • a lousy play
    • it's a stinking world
  • adjective satellite soft and sticky
    gooey.

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rice

  • noun grains used as food either unpolished or more often polished
  • noun annual or perennial rhizomatous marsh grasses; seed used for food; straw used for paper

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beginning

  • noun the event consisting of the start of something
    • the beginning of the war
  • noun the time at which something is supposed to begin
    outset; get-go; showtime; starting time; kickoff; start; offset; commencement; first.
    • they got an early start
    • she knew from the get-go that he was the man for her

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slimed

  • adjective satellite covered with or resembling slime
    slimy.
    • a slimy substance covered the rocks
  • verb cover or stain with slime
    slime.
    • The snake slimed his victim

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greasy

  • adjective satellite containing an unusual amount of grease or oil
    oleaginous; sebaceous; oily.
    • greasy hamburgers
    • oily fried potatoes
    • oleaginous seeds
  • adjective satellite smeared or soiled with grease or oil
    oily.
    • greasy coveralls
    • get rid of rubbish and oily rags

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unique

  • adjective satellite radically distinctive and without equal
    alone; unequaled; unequalled; unparalleled.
    • he is alone in the field of microbiology
    • this theory is altogether alone in its penetration of the problem
    • Bach was unique in his handling of counterpoint
    • craftsmen whose skill is unequaled
    • unparalleled athletic ability
    • a breakdown of law unparalleled in our history
  • adjective satellite (followed by `to') applying exclusively to a given category or condition or locality
    • a species unique to Australia

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shaggy

  • adjective satellite used of hair; thick and poorly groomed
    shaggy-haired; shaggy-coated; bushy.
    • bushy locks
    • a shaggy beard
  • adjective satellite having a very rough nap or covered with hanging shags
    shagged.
    • junipers with shagged trunks
    • shaggy rugs

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louse

  • noun wingless usually flattened bloodsucking insect parasitic on warm-blooded animals
    sucking louse.
  • noun a person who has a nasty or unethical character undeserving of respect
    dirt ball; insect; worm.

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lousy

  • adjective satellite very bad
    stinking; shitty; stinky; crappy; rotten; icky.
    • a lousy play
    • it's a stinking world
  • adjective satellite infested with lice
    • burned their lousy clothes

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impure

  • adjective combined with extraneous elements
  • adjective (used of persons or behaviors) immoral or obscene
    • impure thoughts

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jumping

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

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fleck

  • noun a small fragment of something broken off from the whole
    bit; chip; flake; scrap.
    • a bit of rock caught him in the eye
  • noun a small contrasting part of something
    speckle; spot; patch; maculation; dapple.
    • a bald spot
    • a leopard's spots
    • a patch of clouds
    • patches of thin ice
    • a fleck of red

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reciprocatory

  • adjective satellite given or done or owed to each other
    reciprocative.
  • adjective satellite moving alternately backward and forward
    reciprocative.

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mortal

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

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run-of-the-mine

  • adjective satellite not special in any way
    mine run; unexceptional; run-of-the-mill.
    • run-of-the-mill boxing
    • your run-of-the-mine college graduate
    • a unexceptional an incident as can be found in a lawyer's career

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biting

  • adjective satellite capable of wounding
    barbed; pungent; nipping; mordacious.
    • a barbed compliment
    • a biting aphorism
    • pungent satire
  • verb to grip, cut off, or tear with or as if with the teeth or jaws
    bite; seize with teeth.
    • Gunny invariably tried to bite her

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cut-and-dried

  • adjective satellite according to ordinary expectations
    cut-and-dry.

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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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popularise

  • verb cater to popular taste to make popular and present to the general public; bring into general or common use
    vulgarise; generalise; generalize; vulgarize; popularize.
    • They popularized coffee in Washington State
    • Relativity Theory was vulgarized by these authors
  • verb make understandable to the general public
    popularize.
    • Carl Sagan popularized cosmology in his books

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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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grade

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

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smirch

  • noun a blemish made by dirt
    blot; slur; smear; spot; smudge; daub.
    • he had a smudge on his cheek
  • noun an act that brings discredit to the person who does it
    smear; blot; spot; stain.
    • he made a huge blot on his copybook

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indecent

  • adjective satellite not in keeping with accepted standards of what is right or proper in polite society
    unbecoming; uncomely; indecorous; unseemly; untoward.
    • was buried with indecent haste
    • indecorous behavior
    • language unbecoming to a lady
    • unseemly to use profanity
    • moved to curb their untoward ribaldry
  • adjective offensive to good taste especially in sexual matters
    • an earthy but not indecent story
    • an indecent gesture

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common_louse

  • noun head or body louse
    Pediculus humanus.

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picayune

  • adjective satellite (informal) small and of little importance
    little; petty; footling; piffling; niggling; trivial; piddling; fiddling; lilliputian.
    • a fiddling sum of money
    • a footling gesture
    • our worries are lilliputian compared with those of countries that are at war
    • a little (or small) matter
    • a dispute over niggling details
    • limited to petty enterprises
    • piffling efforts
    • giving a police officer a free meal may be against the law, but it seems to be a picayune infraction

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prosaicness

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

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quality

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

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nastiness

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

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dispersive

  • adjective satellite spreading by diffusion
    diffusive; diffusing; disseminative.

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little

  • noun a small amount or duration
    • he accepted the little they gave him
  • adjective limited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent
    small.
    • a little dining room
    • a little house
    • a small car
    • a little (or small) group

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topsy

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reciprocal

  • noun something (a term or expression or concept) that has a reciprocal relation to something else
    • risk is the reciprocal of safety
  • noun (mathematics) one of a pair of numbers whose product is 1: the reciprocal of 2/3 is 3/2; the multiplicative inverse of 7 is 1/7
    multiplicative inverse.

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jet

  • noun an airplane powered by one or more jet engines
    jet-propelled plane; jet plane.
  • noun the occurrence of a sudden discharge (as of liquid)
    spurt; squirt; spirt.

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unwashed

  • adjective satellite of or associated with the great masses of people
    vulgar; common; plebeian.
    • the common people in those days suffered greatly
    • behavior that branded him as common
    • his square plebeian nose
    • a vulgar and objectionable person
    • the unwashed masses
  • adjective satellite not cleaned with or as if with soap and water
    • a sink full of unwashed dishes

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unknown

  • noun an unknown and unexplored region
    terra incognita; unknown region.
    • they came like angels out the unknown
  • noun anyone who does not belong in the environment in which they are found
    alien; stranger.

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grime

  • noun the state of being covered with unclean things
    grease; filth; dirt; soil; grunge; stain.
  • verb make soiled, filthy, or dirty
    begrime; soil; bemire; dirty; colly.
    • don't soil your clothes when you play outside!

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putrefactive

  • adjective satellite causing or promoting bacterial putrefaction
    putrefacient.

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collar

  • noun a band that fits around the neck and is usually folded over
    neckband.
  • noun (zoology) an encircling band or marking around the neck of any animal

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potty

  • noun a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination
    throne; toilet; commode; crapper; stool; can; pot.
  • noun a receptacle for urination or defecation in the bedroom
    chamberpot; thunder mug.

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flimsy

  • noun a thin strong lightweight translucent paper used especially for making carbon copies
    onionskin.
  • adjective satellite lacking solidity or strength
    • a flimsy table
    • flimsy construction

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cut-and-dry

  • adjective satellite according to ordinary expectations
    cut-and-dried.

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grossness

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

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grimy

  • adjective satellite thickly covered with ingrained dirt or soot
    begrimed; dingy; grubby; raunchy; grungy.
    • a miner's begrimed face
    • dingy linen
    • grimy hands
    • grubby little fingers
    • a grungy kitchen

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oafish

  • adjective satellite ill-mannered and coarse and contemptible in behavior or appearance
    boorish; neanderthal; loutish; neandertal; swinish.
    • was boorish and insensitive
    • the loutish manners of a bully
    • her stupid oafish husband
    • aristocratic contempt for the swinish multitude

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artless

  • adjective characterized by an inability to mask your feelings; not devious
    ingenuous.
    • an ingenuous admission of responsibility
  • adjective simple and natural; without cunning or deceit
    • an artless manner
    • artless elegance

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uncultured

  • adjective satellite (of persons) lacking art or knowledge
    uncultivated; artless.

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snotty

  • adjective satellite (used colloquially) overly conceited or arrogant
    snot-nosed; bigheaded; stuck-up; persnickety; too big for one's breeches; uppish; snooty.
    • a snotty little scion of a degenerate family"-Laurent Le Sage
    • they're snobs--stuck-up and uppity and persnickety
  • adjective satellite dirty with nasal discharge
    snot-nosed.
    • a snotty nose
    • a house full of snot-nosed kids

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pediculus_capitis

  • noun infests the head and body of humans
    head louse.

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park

  • noun a large area of land preserved in its natural state as public property
    parkland.
    • there are laws that protect the wildlife in this park
  • noun a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
    green; commons; common.
    • they went for a walk in the park

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meddling

  • noun the act of altering something secretly or improperly
    tampering.
  • verb intrude in other people's affairs or business; interfere unwantedly
    tamper; meddle.
    • Don't meddle in my affairs!

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niggling

  • adjective satellite (informal) small and of little importance
    little; petty; footling; piffling; trivial; piddling; fiddling; picayune; lilliputian.
    • a fiddling sum of money
    • a footling gesture
    • our worries are lilliputian compared with those of countries that are at war
    • a little (or small) matter
    • a dispute over niggling details
    • limited to petty enterprises
    • piffling efforts
    • giving a police officer a free meal may be against the law, but it seems to be a picayune infraction
  • verb worry unnecessarily or excessively
    niggle; fuss; fret.
    • don't fuss too much over the grandchildren--they are quite big now

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adelgid

  • noun any of various insects that feed and form galls on conifers

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neandertal

  • adjective satellite ill-mannered and coarse and contemptible in behavior or appearance
    boorish; neanderthal; loutish; oafish; swinish.
    • was boorish and insensitive
    • the loutish manners of a bully
    • her stupid oafish husband
    • aristocratic contempt for the swinish multitude
  • noun extinct robust human of Middle Paleolithic in Europe and western Asia
    Homo sapiens neanderthalensis; Neanderthal man; Neanderthal; Neandertal man.

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technical_grade

  • adjective satellite containing small amounts of other chemicals, hence slightly impure
    technical-grade.
    • technical-grade sulfuric acid

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clannish

  • adjective satellite characteristic of a clan especially in being unified
    • clannish loyalty
  • adjective satellite befitting or characteristic of those who incline to social exclusiveness and who rebuff the advances of people considered inferior
    cliquish; clubby; snobbish; snobby.

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pristine

  • adjective satellite completely free from dirt or contamination
    • pristine mountain snow
  • adjective satellite immaculately clean and unused
    • handed her his pristine white handkerchief

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peculiar

  • adjective satellite beyond or deviating from the usual or expected
    funny; rum; singular; queer; curious; odd; rummy.
    • a curious hybrid accent
    • her speech has a funny twang
    • they have some funny ideas about war
    • had an odd name
    • the peculiar aromatic odor of cloves
    • something definitely queer about this town
    • what a rum fellow
    • singular behavior
  • adjective satellite unique or specific to a person or thing or category
    special; particular.
    • the particular demands of the job
    • has a particular preference for Chinese art
    • a peculiar bond of sympathy between them
    • an expression peculiar to Canadians
    • rights peculiar to the rich
    • the special features of a computer
    • my own special chair

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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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populariser

  • noun someone who makes attractive to the general public
    vulgariser; popularizer; vulgarizer.

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slack

  • noun dust consisting of a mixture of small coal fragments and coal dust and dirt that sifts out when coal is passed over a sieve
  • noun a noticeable deterioration in performance or quality
    falling off; slump; falloff; drop-off.
    • the team went into a slump
    • a gradual slack in output
    • a drop-off in attendance
    • a falloff in quality

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unadulterated

  • adjective satellite not mixed with impurities
    • unadulterated maple syrup
  • adjective satellite without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers
    perfect; double-dyed; complete; gross; arrant; sodding; stark; consummate; pure; utter; thoroughgoing; everlasting; staring.
    • an arrant fool
    • a complete coward
    • a consummate fool
    • a double-dyed villain
    • gross negligence
    • a perfect idiot
    • pure folly
    • what a sodding mess
    • stark staring mad
    • a thoroughgoing villain
    • utter nonsense
    • the unadulterated truth

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mussy

  • adjective satellite dirty and disorderly
    messy.
    • a mussy fussy bedroom
    • a child's messy eating habits

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piffling

  • adjective satellite (informal) small and of little importance
    little; petty; footling; niggling; trivial; piddling; fiddling; picayune; lilliputian.
    • a fiddling sum of money
    • a footling gesture
    • our worries are lilliputian compared with those of countries that are at war
    • a little (or small) matter
    • a dispute over niggling details
    • limited to petty enterprises
    • piffling efforts
    • giving a police officer a free meal may be against the law, but it seems to be a picayune infraction
  • verb speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly
    prate; chatter; tattle; piffle; gabble; blab; gibber; clack; tittle-tattle; prattle; maunder; palaver; blabber; twaddle.

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grape_louse

  • noun destructive to various grape plants
    Phylloxera vitifoleae; grape phylloxera.

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churlish

  • adjective satellite rude and boorish
  • adjective satellite having a bad disposition; surly
    • churlish as a bear"- Shakespeare

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grape_phylloxera

  • noun destructive to various grape plants
    Phylloxera vitifoleae; grape louse.

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tref

  • adjective satellite not conforming to dietary laws
    terefah; nonkosher.

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chicken_louse

  • noun a louse parasitic on poultry
    Menopon palladum; shaft louse; Menopon gallinae.

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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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ooze

  • noun any thick, viscous matter
    goo; gunk; guck; gook; slime; muck; goop; sludge.
  • noun the process of seeping
    oozing; seepage.

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lilliputian

  • noun a very small person (resembling a Lilliputian)
  • noun a 6-inch tall inhabitant of Lilliput in a novel by Jonathan Swift

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interactive

  • adjective used especially of drugs or muscles that work together so the total effect is greater than the sum of the two (or more)
    synergistic.
  • adjective satellite capable of acting on or influencing each other
    interactional.

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and

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

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septicemic

  • adjective satellite characteristic of septicemia
    • a septicemic temperature curve

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unbathed

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oak_blight

  • noun a black plant louse that lives on oaks and dogwoods

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nonkosher

  • adjective satellite not conforming to dietary laws
    terefah; tref.

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tidy

  • noun receptacle that holds odds and ends (as sewing materials)
  • verb put (things or places) in order
    straighten out; tidy up; straighten; clean up; square away; neaten.
    • Tidy up your room!

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louse

  • noun wingless usually flattened bloodsucking insect parasitic on warm-blooded animals
    sucking louse.
  • noun a person who has a nasty or unethical character undeserving of respect
    dirt ball; insect; worm.

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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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rat

  • noun any of various long-tailed rodents similar to but larger than a mouse
  • noun someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike
    strikebreaker; scab; blackleg.

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clean

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

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slag

  • noun the scum formed by oxidation at the surface of molten metals
    dross; scoria.
  • verb convert into slag

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tenuous

  • adjective satellite having thin consistency
    • a tenuous fluid
  • adjective satellite very thin in gauge or diameter
    • a tenuous thread

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boorish

  • adjective satellite ill-mannered and coarse and contemptible in behavior or appearance
    neanderthal; loutish; neandertal; oafish; swinish.
    • was boorish and insensitive
    • the loutish manners of a bully
    • her stupid oafish husband
    • aristocratic contempt for the swinish multitude

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sterile

  • adjective incapable of reproducing
    unfertile; infertile.
    • an infertile couple
  • adjective satellite free of or using methods to keep free of pathological microorganisms
    aseptic.
    • a sterile operating area
    • aseptic surgical instruments
    • aseptic surgical techniques

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philistine

  • noun a person who is uninterested in intellectual pursuits
    anti-intellectual; lowbrow.
  • noun a member of an Aegean people who settled ancient Philistia around the 12th century BC

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pubis

  • noun one of the three sections of the hipbone; together these two bones form the front of the pelvis
    pubic bone; os pubis.

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uncouth

  • adjective satellite lacking refinement or cultivation or taste
    rough-cut; vulgar; coarse; common.
    • he had coarse manners but a first-rate mind
    • behavior that branded him as common
    • an untutored and uncouth human being
    • an uncouth soldier--a real tough guy
    • appealing to the vulgar taste for violence
    • the vulgar display of the newly rich

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everydayness

  • noun ordinariness as a consequence of being frequent and commonplace
    commonness; commonplaceness.

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dust-covered

  • adjective satellite covered with a layer of dust
    dusty.
    • a dusty pile of books

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snot

  • noun a person regarded as arrogant and annoying
    snob; snoot; prig.
  • noun nasal mucus

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sordid

  • adjective satellite morally degraded
    seedy; seamy; squalid; sleazy.
    • a seedy district
    • the seamy side of life
    • sleazy characters hanging around casinos
    • sleazy storefronts with...dirt on the walls"- Seattle Weekly
    • the sordid details of his orgies stank under his very nostrils"- James Joyce
    • the squalid atmosphere of intrigue and betrayal
  • adjective satellite unethical or dishonest
    dirty.
    • dirty police officers
    • a sordid political campaign

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majority

  • noun the property resulting from being or relating to the greater in number of two parts; the main part
    bulk.
    • the majority of his customers prefer it
    • the bulk of the work is finished
  • noun (elections) more than half of the votes
    absolute majority.

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neanderthal

  • adjective satellite ill-mannered and coarse and contemptible in behavior or appearance
    boorish; loutish; neandertal; oafish; swinish.
    • was boorish and insensitive
    • the loutish manners of a bully
    • her stupid oafish husband
    • aristocratic contempt for the swinish multitude
  • noun extinct robust human of Middle Paleolithic in Europe and western Asia
    Homo sapiens neanderthalensis; Neanderthal man; Neandertal; Neandertal man.

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so

  • noun the syllable naming the fifth (dominant) note of any musical scale in solmization
    soh; sol.
  • adverb to a very great extent or degree
    • the idea is so obvious
    • never been so happy
    • I love you so
    • my head aches so!

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cleanable

  • adjective satellite capable of being cleaned

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worsening

  • noun process of changing to an inferior state
    declension; decline in quality; deterioration.
  • noun changing something with the result that it becomes worse

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ultimate

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

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inky

  • adjective satellite of the color of black ink
    inky-black; ink-black.

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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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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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promiscuous

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

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unused

  • adjective satellite not yet used or soiled
    fresh.
    • a fresh shirt
    • a fresh sheet of paper
    • an unused envelope
  • adjective satellite not yet put into use
    • we bought an unused car for a change

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shaggy-coated

  • adjective satellite used of hair; thick and poorly groomed
    shaggy-haired; shaggy; bushy.
    • bushy locks
    • a shaggy beard

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regular

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

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class

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

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befouled

  • adjective satellite made dirty or foul
    fouled.
    • a building befouled with soot
    • breathing air fouled and darkened with factory soot
  • verb spot, stain, or pollute
    defile; maculate; befoul; foul.
    • The townspeople defiled the river by emptying raw sewage into it

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refreshing

  • adjective satellite imparting vitality and energy
    refreshful; tonic; brisk; bracing; fresh.
    • the bracing mountain air
  • verb refresh one's memory
    brush up; review; refresh.
    • I reviewed the material before the test

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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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breed

  • noun a special variety of domesticated animals within a species
    strain; stock.
    • he experimented on a particular breed of white rats
    • he created a new strain of sheep
  • noun a special type
    • Google represents a new breed of entrepreneurs

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begrime

  • verb make soiled, filthy, or dirty
    soil; grime; bemire; dirty; colly.
    • don't soil your clothes when you play outside!

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vernacular

  • noun a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves)
    patois; argot; cant; slang; jargon; lingo.
    • they don't speak our lingo
  • noun the everyday speech of the people (as distinguished from literary language)

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clean

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

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currish

  • adjective satellite base and cowardly
  • adjective satellite resembling a cur; snarling and rude

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usual

  • adjective occurring or encountered or experienced or observed frequently or in accordance with regular practice or procedure
    • grew the usual vegetables
    • the usual summer heat
    • came at the usual time
    • the child's usual bedtime
  • adjective satellite commonly encountered
    common.
    • a common (or familiar) complaint
    • the usual greeting

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interactional

  • adjective satellite capable of acting on or influencing each other
    interactive.

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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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unimportance

  • noun the state of being humble and unimportant
    obscureness; humbleness; lowliness.
  • noun the quality of not being important or worthy of note

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menopon_palladum

  • noun a louse parasitic on poultry
    shaft louse; chicken louse; Menopon gallinae.

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water-washed

  • adjective satellite washed or swept with water especially waves of the sea
  • verb wash with water
    water-wash.

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infrared

  • noun the infrared region of the electromagnetic spectrum; electromagnetic wave frequencies below the visible range
    infrared frequency.
    • they could sense radiation in the infrared
  • noun electromagnetic radiation with wavelengths longer than visible light but shorter than radio waves
    infrared light; infrared radiation; infrared emission.

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mine_run

  • adjective satellite not special in any way
    run-of-the-mine; unexceptional; run-of-the-mill.
    • run-of-the-mill boxing
    • your run-of-the-mine college graduate
    • a unexceptional an incident as can be found in a lawyer's career

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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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chicken

  • noun the flesh of a chicken used for food
    poulet; volaille.
  • noun a domestic fowl bred for flesh or eggs; believed to have been developed from the red jungle fowl
    Gallus gallus.

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fine

  • noun money extracted as a penalty
    amercement; mulct.
  • verb issue a ticket or a fine to as a penalty
    ticket.
    • I was fined for parking on the wrong side of the street
    • Move your car or else you will be ticketed!

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non-u

  • adjective satellite not characteristic of the upper classes especially in language use

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ground

  • noun the solid part of the earth's surface
    dry land; land; terra firma; earth; solid ground.
    • the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land
    • the earth shook for several minutes
    • he dropped the logs on the ground
  • noun a rational motive for a belief or action
    reason.
    • the reason that war was declared
    • the grounds for their declaration

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frowsy

  • adjective satellite negligent of neatness especially in dress and person; habitually dirty and unkempt
    frowzy; slovenly.
    • filled the door with her frowzy bulk
    • frowzy white hair
    • slovenly appearance

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stained

  • adjective marked or dyed or discolored with foreign matter
    • a badly stained tablecloth
    • tear-stained cheeks
  • verb color with a liquid dye or tint
    stain.
    • Stain this table a beautiful walnut color
    • people knew how to stain glass a beautiful blue in the middle ages

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gooey

  • adjective satellite soft and sticky
    icky.

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loutish

  • adjective satellite ill-mannered and coarse and contemptible in behavior or appearance
    boorish; neanderthal; neandertal; oafish; swinish.
    • was boorish and insensitive
    • the loutish manners of a bully
    • her stupid oafish husband
    • aristocratic contempt for the swinish multitude

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unsung

  • adjective satellite not famous or acclaimed
    unknown; obscure.
    • an obscure family
    • unsung heroes of the war
  • adjective satellite having value that is not acknowledged
    unappreciated; unvalued.

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melanize

  • verb convert into, or infiltrate with melanin
    melanise.
  • verb make or become black
    black; blacken; melanise; nigrify.
    • The smoke blackened the ceiling
    • The ceiling blackened

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black

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

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mutualness

  • noun a reciprocality of sentiments
    mutuality.
    • the mutuality of their affection was obvious

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crab_louse

  • noun a louse that infests the pubic region of the human body
    Phthirius pubis; crab; pubic louse.

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stain

  • noun a soiled or discolored appearance
    discolouration; discoloration.
    • the wine left a dark stain
  • noun (microscopy) a dye or other coloring material that is used in microscopy to make structures visible

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blue-collar

  • adjective of or designating manual industrial work or workers
  • adjective satellite of those who work for wages especially manual or industrial laborers
    propertyless; working-class; wage-earning.
    • party of the propertyless proletariat"- G.B.Shaw

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inferior

  • noun one of lesser rank or station or quality
  • noun a character or symbol set or printed or written beneath or slightly below and to the side of another character
    subscript.

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graceless

  • adjective satellite lacking graciousness
    unpleasing.
    • a totally graceless hostess
  • adjective satellite lacking grace; clumsy
    ungraceful.
    • a graceless production of the play
    • his stature low...his bearing ungraceful"- Sir Walter Scott

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unswept

  • adjective not swept or having sweep
    • a boxy little plane with square unswept wings
  • adjective satellite not having been swept
    • unswept floors

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dominant

  • noun (music) the fifth note of the diatonic scale
  • noun an allele that produces the same phenotype whether its paired allele is identical or different
    dominant allele.

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dishonourable

  • adjective lacking honor or integrity; deserving dishonor
    dishonorable.
    • dishonorable in thought and deed

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exceptional

  • adjective satellite far beyond what is usual in magnitude or degree
    surpassing; prodigious; olympian; exceeding.
    • a night of exceeding darkness
    • an exceptional memory
    • olympian efforts to save the city from bankruptcy
    • the young Mozart's prodigious talents
  • adjective satellite surpassing what is common or usual or expected
    especial; particular; special.
    • he paid especial attention to her
    • exceptional kindness
    • a matter of particular and unusual importance
    • a special occasion
    • a special reason to confide in her
    • what's so special about the year 2000?

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dependent

  • noun a person who relies on another person for support (especially financial support)
    dependant.
  • adjective relying on or requiring a person or thing for support, supply, or what is needed
    • dependent children
    • dependent on moisture

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familiar

  • noun a person attached to the household of a high official (as a pope or bishop) who renders service in return for support
  • noun a friend who is frequently in the company of another
    comrade; fellow; associate; companion.
    • drinking companions
    • comrades in arms

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secular

  • noun someone who is not a clergyman or a professional person
    layperson; layman.
  • adjective of or relating to the doctrine that rejects religion and religious considerations

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smut

  • noun a black colloidal substance consisting wholly or principally of amorphous carbon and used to make pigments and ink
    soot; crock; lampblack; carbon black.
  • noun destructive diseases of plants (especially cereal grasses) caused by fungi that produce black powdery masses of spores

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generalise

  • verb speak or write in generalities
    generalize.
  • verb draw from specific cases for more general cases
    extrapolate; generalize; infer.

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mutualism

  • noun the relation between two different species of organisms that are interdependent; each gains benefits from the other
    symbiosis.

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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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unimportant

  • adjective not important
    • a relatively unimportant feature of the system
    • the question seems unimportant
  • adjective devoid of importance, meaning, or force
    insignificant.

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nasty

  • adjective offensive or even (of persons) malicious
    awful.
    • in a nasty mood
    • a nasty accident
    • a nasty shock
    • a nasty smell
    • a nasty trick to pull
    • Will he say nasty things at my funeral?"- Ezra Pound
  • adjective satellite exasperatingly difficult to handle or circumvent
    tight.
    • a nasty problem
    • a good man to have on your side in a tight situation

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uncouthness

  • noun inelegance by virtue of being an uncouth boor
    boorishness.

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crabs

  • noun infestation of the pubic hair by crab lice
    pediculosis pubis.
  • noun decapod having eyes on short stalks and a broad flattened carapace with a small abdomen folded under the thorax and pincers
    crab.

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cleanly

  • adjective satellite habitually clean
    • cleanly in their persons and habitations
  • adverb in an adroit manner
    flawlessly.
    • he bounced it cleanly off the wall

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contemptible

  • adjective deserving of contempt or scorn

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virginal

  • noun a legless rectangular harpsichord; played (usually by women) in the 16th and 17th centuries
    pair of virginals.
  • adjective characteristic of a virgin or virginity
    • virginal white dresses

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blotched

  • adjective satellite marked with irregularly shaped spots or blots
    blotchy; splotched.
  • verb mark with spots or blotches of different color or shades of color as if stained
    streak; blotch; mottle.

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bad

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

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common

  • noun a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
    green; park; commons.
    • they went for a walk in the park
  • adjective belonging to or participated in by a community as a whole; public
    • for the common good
    • common lands are set aside for use by all members of a community

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raunchy

  • adjective satellite earthy and sexually explicit
    • a raunchy novel
  • adjective satellite suggestive of or tending to moral looseness
    lewd; salacious; obscene.
    • lewd whisperings of a dirty old man
    • an indecent gesture
    • obscene telephone calls
    • salacious limericks

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obscure

  • verb make less visible or unclear
    befog; haze over; fog; becloud; mist; obnubilate; cloud.
    • The stars are obscured by the clouds
    • the big elm tree obscures our view of the valley
  • verb make unclear, indistinct, or blurred
    confuse; obnubilate; blur.
    • Her remarks confused the debate
    • Their words obnubilate their intentions

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scrubbed

  • adjective satellite made clean by scrubbing
    • fresh-scrubbed floors
    • boys with scrubbed necks and faces
  • verb clean with hard rubbing
    scrub; scour.
    • She scrubbed his back

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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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sluttish

  • adjective satellite characteristic of or befitting a slut or slattern; used especially of women
    blowsy; slatternly; blowzy.
  • adjective satellite casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior
    wanton; light; promiscuous; loose; easy.
    • her easy virtue
    • he was told to avoid loose (or light) women
    • wanton behavior

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splotched

  • adjective satellite marked with irregularly shaped spots or blots
    blotchy; blotched.
  • verb blotch or spot
    splotch.

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fair

  • noun a traveling show; having sideshows and rides and games of skill etc.
    funfair; carnival.
  • noun gathering of producers to promote business
    • world fair
    • trade fair
    • book fair

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soot

  • noun a black colloidal substance consisting wholly or principally of amorphous carbon and used to make pigments and ink
    smut; crock; lampblack; carbon black.
  • verb coat with soot

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infectious

  • adjective satellite caused by infection or capable of causing infection
    infective.
    • viruses and other infective agents
    • a carrier remains infective without himself showing signs of the disease
  • adjective easily spread; children catch it from their elders"- Bertrand Russell
    • fear is exceedingly infectious

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central_park

  • noun a large park in Manhattan

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individual

  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; soul; person; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do
  • noun a single organism

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ill-bred

  • adjective satellite (of persons) lacking in refinement or grace
    underbred; bounderish; rude; yokelish; lowbred.

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corrupt

  • verb corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
    pervert; debase; profane; misdirect; subvert; debauch; deprave; vitiate; demoralise; demoralize.
    • debauch the young people with wine and women
    • Socrates was accused of corrupting young men
    • Do school counselors subvert young children?
    • corrupt the morals
  • verb make illegal payments to in exchange for favors or influence
    grease one's palms; buy; bribe.
    • This judge can be bought

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grubbiness

  • noun the state of being grimy
    griminess.

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rattus_rattus

  • noun common household pest originally from Asia that has spread worldwide
    roof rat; black rat.

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so-so

  • adjective satellite being neither good nor bad
    indifferent.
    • an indifferent performance
    • a gifted painter but an indifferent actor
    • her work at the office is passable
    • a so-so golfer
    • feeling only so-so
    • prepared a tolerable dinner
    • a tolerable working knowledge of French
  • adverb in an acceptable (but not outstanding) manner
    tolerably; acceptably.
    • she plays tennis tolerably

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jet-black

  • adjective satellite of the blackest black; similar to the color of jet or coal
    coal-black; sooty; jet; pitchy.

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pediculosis

  • noun infestation with lice (Pediculus humanus) resulting in severe itching
    lousiness.

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ignobility

  • noun the quality of being ignoble
    ignobleness.

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familiarity

  • noun personal knowledge or information about someone or something
    conversance; conversancy; acquaintance.
  • noun usualness by virtue of being familiar or well known

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soilure

  • noun the act of soiling something
    dirtying; soiling.

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mud

  • noun water soaked soil; soft wet earth
    clay.
  • noun slanderous remarks or charges

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bracing

  • noun a structural member used to stiffen a framework
    brace.
  • verb prepare (oneself) for something unpleasant or difficult
    brace; poise.

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smutty

  • adjective satellite characterized by obscenity
    nasty; cruddy; filthy; foul.
    • had a filthy mouth
    • foul language
    • smutty jokes
  • adjective satellite soiled with dirt or soot
    black.
    • with feet black from playing outdoors
    • his shirt was black within an hour

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sable

  • noun an artist's brush made of sable hairs
    sable brush; sable's hair pencil.
  • noun the expensive dark brown fur of the marten

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routine

  • noun an unvarying or habitual method or procedure
    modus operandi.
  • noun a short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program
    turn; bit; number; act.
    • he did his act three times every evening
    • she had a catchy little routine
    • it was one of the best numbers he ever did

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crude

  • noun a dark oil consisting mainly of hydrocarbons
    crude oil; oil; fossil oil; petroleum; rock oil.
  • adjective satellite not carefully or expertly made
    rough.
    • managed to make a crude splint
    • a crude cabin of logs with bark still on them
    • rough carpentry

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ungentle

  • adjective satellite not of the nobility
    untitled; ignoble.
    • of ignoble (or ungentle) birth
    • untitled civilians

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filthiness

  • noun a state characterized by foul or disgusting dirt and refuse
    nastiness; filth; foulness.
  • noun moral corruption or pollution
    • this deformity and filthiness of sin

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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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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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carbon

  • noun an abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms: amorphous carbon and graphite and diamond; occurs in all organic compounds
    C; atomic number 6.
  • noun a thin paper coated on one side with a dark waxy substance (often containing carbon); used to transfer characters from the original to an under sheet of paper
    carbon paper.

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bedraggled

  • adjective satellite limp and soiled as if dragged in the mud
    draggled.
    • the beggar's bedraggled clothes
    • scarecrows in battered hats or draggled skirts
  • verb make wet and dirty, as from rain
    bedraggle; draggle.

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faced

  • adjective having a face or facing especially of a specified kind or number; often used in combination
    • a neatly faced terrace
  • verb deal with (something unpleasant) head on
    confront; face up; face.
    • You must confront your problems
    • He faced the terrible consequences of his mistakes

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disorderly

  • adjective undisciplined and unruly
    • disorderly youths
    • disorderly conduct
  • adjective satellite in utter disorder
    topsy-turvy; jumbled; higgledy-piggledy; hugger-mugger.
    • a disorderly pile of clothes

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melanise

  • verb convert into, or infiltrate with melanin
    melanize.
  • verb make or become black
    melanize; black; blacken; nigrify.
    • The smoke blackened the ceiling
    • The ceiling blackened

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ink-black

  • adjective satellite of the color of black ink
    inky; inky-black.

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underclass

  • noun the social class lowest in the social hierarchy
    lower class.
  • adjective satellite belonging to the lowest and least privileged social stratum
    • underclass mothers and children

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ill

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

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spick-and-span

  • adjective satellite conspicuously new
    brand-new; bran-new; spic-and-span.
    • shiny brand-new shoes
    • a spick-and-span novelty
  • adjective satellite completely neat and clean
    spick; speckless; spic-and-span; spic; spotless; immaculate.
    • the apartment was immaculate
    • in her immaculate white uniform
    • a spick-and-span kitchen
    • their spic red-visored caps

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broadside

  • noun an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution
    handbill; flier; bill; flyer; broadsheet; throwaway; circular.
    • he mailed the circular to all subscribers
  • noun a speech of violent denunciation
    tirade; philippic.

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popularize

  • verb cater to popular taste to make popular and present to the general public; bring into general or common use
    popularise; vulgarise; generalise; generalize; vulgarize.
    • They popularized coffee in Washington State
    • Relativity Theory was vulgarized by these authors
  • verb make understandable to the general public
    popularise.
    • Carl Sagan popularized cosmology in his books

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fiddling

  • adjective satellite (informal) small and of little importance
    little; petty; footling; piffling; niggling; trivial; piddling; picayune; lilliputian.
    • a fiddling sum of money
    • a footling gesture
    • our worries are lilliputian compared with those of countries that are at war
    • a little (or small) matter
    • a dispute over niggling details
    • limited to petty enterprises
    • piffling efforts
    • giving a police officer a free meal may be against the law, but it seems to be a picayune infraction
  • verb avoid (one's assigned duties)
    goldbrick; shrink from; shirk; fiddle.
    • The derelict soldier shirked his duties

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phthirius_pubis

  • noun a louse that infests the pubic region of the human body
    crab louse; crab; pubic louse.

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nonmeaningful

  • adjective having no meaning or direction or purpose
    meaningless.
    • a meaningless endeavor
    • a meaningless life
    • a verbose but meaningless explanation

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befoulment

  • noun the state of being polluted
    defilement; pollution.

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pestiferous

  • adjective satellite contaminated with infecting organisms
    dirty.
    • dirty wounds
    • obliged to go into infected rooms"- Jane Austen
  • adjective satellite likely to spread and cause an epidemic disease
    pestilential; plaguey; pestilent.
    • a pestilential malignancy in the air"- Jonathan Swift
    • plaguey fevers

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adulterated

  • adjective satellite mixed with impurities
    adulterate; debased.
  • verb corrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance; often by replacing valuable ingredients with inferior ones
    load; stretch; dilute; debase; adulterate.
    • adulterate liquor

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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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sweet

  • noun a dish served as the last course of a meal
    dessert; afters.
  • noun English phonetician; one of the founders of modern phonetics (1845-1912)
    Henry Sweet.

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habitual

  • adjective satellite commonly used or practiced; usual
    customary; accustomed; wonted.
    • his accustomed thoroughness
    • took his customary morning walk
    • his habitual comment
    • with her wonted candor

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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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biting_louse

  • noun wingless insect with mouth parts adapted for biting; mostly parasitic on birds
    louse; bird louse.

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anti

  • noun a person who is opposed (to an action or policy or practice etc.)
    • the antis smelled victory after a long battle
  • adjective not in favor of (an action or proposal etc.)

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lowly

  • adjective satellite low or inferior in station or quality
    small; modest; humble; low.
    • a humble cottage
    • a lowly parish priest
    • a modest man of the people
    • small beginnings
  • adjective satellite inferior in rank or status
    petty; junior-grade; lower-ranking; subaltern; secondary.
    • the junior faculty
    • a lowly corporal
    • petty officialdom
    • a subordinate functionary

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village

  • noun a community of people smaller than a town
    settlement; small town.
  • noun a settlement smaller than a town
    hamlet.

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smutch

  • verb make a smudge on; soil by smudging
    smear; smudge; blur.

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earn

  • verb earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages
    bring in; clear; pull in; take in; gain; realise; realize; make.
    • How much do you make a month in your new job?
    • She earns a lot in her new job
    • this merger brought in lots of money
    • He clears $5,000 each month
  • verb acquire or deserve by one's efforts or actions
    garner.

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unclean

  • adjective soiled or likely to soil with dirt or grime
    soiled; dirty.
    • dirty unswept sidewalks
    • a child in dirty overalls
    • dirty slums
    • piles of dirty dishes
    • put his dirty feet on the clean sheet
    • wore an unclean shirt
    • mining is a dirty job
    • Cinderella did the dirty work while her sisters preened themselves
  • adjective having a physical or moral blemish so as to make impure according to dietary or ceremonial laws
    impure.
    • unclean meat
    • and the swine...is unclean to you"-Leviticus 11:3

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unusual

  • adjective not usual or common or ordinary
    • a scene of unusual beauty
    • a man of unusual ability
    • cruel and unusual punishment
    • an unusual meteorite
  • adjective being definitely out of the ordinary and unexpected; slightly odd or even a bit weird
    strange.
    • a strange exaltation that was indefinable
    • a strange fantastical mind
    • what a strange sense of humor she has

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petty

  • noun larceny of property having a value less than some amount (the amount varies by locale)
    petit larceny; petty larceny.
  • adjective satellite inferior in rank or status
    junior-grade; lower-ranking; lowly; subaltern; secondary.
    • the junior faculty
    • a lowly corporal
    • petty officialdom
    • a subordinate functionary

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filth

  • noun any substance considered disgustingly foul or unpleasant
    crud; skank.
  • noun the state of being covered with unclean things
    grease; dirt; soil; grime; grunge; stain.

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quotidian

  • adjective satellite found in the ordinary course of events
    mundane; unremarkable; workaday; routine; everyday.
    • a placid everyday scene
    • it was a routine day
    • there's nothing quite like a real...train conductor to add color to a quotidian commute"- Anita Diamant

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jerboa_rat

  • noun large Australian rat with hind legs adapted for leaping

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muddy

  • verb dirty with mud
    muddy up.
  • verb cause to become muddy
    • These data would have muddied the prediction

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muddied

  • adjective satellite (of color) discolored by impurities; not bright and clear
    dingy; muddy; 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
  • verb dirty with mud
    muddy up; muddy.

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due

  • noun that which is deserved or owed
    • give the devil his due
  • noun a payment that is due (e.g., as the price of membership)
    • the society dropped him for non-payment of dues

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conjoined

  • adjective satellite consisting of two or more associated entities
    conjoint.
    • the interplay of these conjoined yet opposed factors
    • social order and prosperity, the conjoint aims of government"- J.K.Fairbank
  • verb make contact or come together
    conjoin; join.
    • The two roads join here

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muck

  • noun any thick, viscous matter
    goo; gunk; guck; gook; slime; ooze; goop; sludge.
  • noun fecal matter of animals
    droppings; dung.

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rough-spoken

  • adjective satellite rude or uncouth in speech

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spread

  • noun process or result of distributing or extending over a wide expanse of space
    spreading.
  • noun a conspicuous disparity or difference as between two figures
    gap.
    • gap between income and outgo
    • the spread between lending and borrowing costs

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coarse

  • adjective of textures that are rough to the touch or substances consisting of relatively large particles
    harsh.
    • coarse meal
    • coarse sand
    • a coarse weave
  • adjective satellite lacking refinement or cultivation or taste
    rough-cut; uncouth; vulgar; common.
    • he had coarse manners but a first-rate mind
    • behavior that branded him as common
    • an untutored and uncouth human being
    • an uncouth soldier--a real tough guy
    • appealing to the vulgar taste for violence
    • the vulgar display of the newly rich

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pediculosis_corporis

  • noun infestation of body skin with lice

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expected

  • adjective considered likely or probable to happen or arrive
    • prepared for the expected attack
  • verb regard something as probable or likely
    anticipate; expect.
    • The meteorologists are expecting rain for tomorrow

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oftenness

  • noun the number of occurrences within a given time period
    frequency; frequence.
    • the frequency of modulation was 40 cycles per second
    • the frequency of his seizures increased as he grew older

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mucky

  • adjective satellite (of soil) soft and watery
    swampy; soggy; boggy; quaggy; muddy; marshy; sloughy; sloppy; miry; waterlogged; squashy.
    • the ground was boggy under foot
    • a marshy coastline
    • miry roads
    • wet mucky lowland
    • muddy barnyard
    • quaggy terrain
    • the sloughy edge of the pond
    • swampy bayous
  • adjective satellite dirty and messy; covered with mud or muck
    muddy.
    • muddy boots
    • a mucky stable

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infective

  • adjective satellite able to cause disease
    pathogenic; morbific.
    • infective agents
    • pathogenic bacteria
  • adjective satellite caused by infection or capable of causing infection
    infectious.
    • viruses and other infective agents
    • a carrier remains infective without himself showing signs of the disease

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nickel

  • noun a hard malleable ductile silvery metallic element that is resistant to corrosion; used in alloys; occurs in pentlandite and smaltite and garnierite and millerite
    Ni; atomic number 28.
  • noun a United States coin worth one twentieth of a dollar

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body_louse

  • noun a parasitic louse that infests the body of human beings
    Pediculus corporis; cootie.

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pediculus_humanus

  • noun head or body louse
    common louse.

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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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mine

  • noun excavation in the earth from which ores and minerals are extracted
  • noun explosive device that explodes on contact; designed to destroy vehicles or ships or to kill or maim personnel

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spic

  • noun (ethnic slur) offensive term for persons of Latin American descent
    spick; spik.
  • adjective satellite completely neat and clean
    spick; speckless; spick-and-span; spic-and-span; spotless; immaculate.
    • the apartment was immaculate
    • in her immaculate white uniform
    • a spick-and-span kitchen
    • their spic red-visored caps

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vulgarization

  • noun the act of rendering something coarse and unrefined
    vulgarisation.
  • noun the act of making something attractive to the general public
    popularisation; vulgarisation; popularization.

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topsy-turvy

  • adjective satellite in utter disorder
    disorderly; jumbled; higgledy-piggledy; hugger-mugger.
    • a disorderly pile of clothes
  • adverb in a disordered manner
    higgledy-piggledy.
    • they were piled up higgledy-piggledy

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demotic

  • adjective satellite of or for the common people
    • demotic entertainments
    • demotic speech
    • a poet with a keen ear for demotic rhythms
  • noun a simplified cursive form of the ancient hieratic script
    Demotic script.
    • Demotic script was eventually replaced by Greek

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prosiness

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

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unclouded

  • adjective satellite (of sound or color) free from anything that dulls or dims
    light; clear; clean.
    • efforts to obtain a clean bass in orchestral recordings
    • clear laughter like a waterfall
    • clear reds and blues
    • a light lilting voice like a silver bell
  • adjective satellite free from clouds
    cloudless.
    • under a cloudless sky

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footling

  • adjective satellite (informal) small and of little importance
    little; petty; piffling; niggling; trivial; piddling; fiddling; picayune; lilliputian.
    • a fiddling sum of money
    • a footling gesture
    • our worries are lilliputian compared with those of countries that are at war
    • a little (or small) matter
    • a dispute over niggling details
    • limited to petty enterprises
    • piffling efforts
    • giving a police officer a free meal may be against the law, but it seems to be a picayune infraction
  • verb be about
    loaf; footle; mess about; lallygag; linger; lollygag; lurk; tarry; mill about; hang around; lounge; loiter; mill around.
    • The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square
    • Who is this man that is hanging around the department?

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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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psyllid

  • noun small active cicada-like insect with hind legs adapted for leaping; feeds on plant juices
    jumping plant louse; psylla.

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bounderish

  • adjective satellite (of persons) lacking in refinement or grace
    underbred; rude; yokelish; ill-bred; lowbred.

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unladylike

  • adjective satellite lacking the behavior or manner or style considered proper for a lady

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soiled

  • adjective soiled or likely to soil with dirt or grime
    dirty; unclean.
    • dirty unswept sidewalks
    • a child in dirty overalls
    • dirty slums
    • piles of dirty dishes
    • put his dirty feet on the clean sheet
    • wore an unclean shirt
    • mining is a dirty job
    • Cinderella did the dirty work while her sisters preened themselves
  • verb make soiled, filthy, or dirty
    begrime; soil; grime; bemire; dirty; colly.
    • don't soil your clothes when you play outside!

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carbon_black

  • noun a black colloidal substance consisting wholly or principally of amorphous carbon and used to make pigments and ink
    smut; soot; crock; lampblack.

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raw

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

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fearful

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

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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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technical

  • noun a pickup truck with a gun mounted on it
  • noun (basketball) a foul that can be assessed on a player or a coach or a team for unsportsmanlike conduct; does not usually involve physical contact during play
    technical foul.

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slippery

  • adjective causing or tending to cause things to slip or slide
    slippy.
    • slippery sidewalks
    • a slippery bar of soap
    • the streets are still slippy from the rain
  • adjective satellite not to be trusted
    tricky.
    • how extraordinarily slippery a liar the camera is"- James Agee

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scum

  • noun worthless people
    trash.
  • noun a film of impurities or vegetation that can form on the surface of a liquid

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wonted

  • adjective satellite commonly used or practiced; usual
    customary; accustomed; habitual.
    • his accustomed thoroughness
    • took his customary morning walk
    • his habitual comment
    • with her wonted candor

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purifying

  • adjective serving to purge or rid of sin
    purgatorial; purging.
    • purgatorial rites
  • verb remove impurities from, increase the concentration of, and separate through the process of distillation
    make pure; purify; sublimate; distill.
    • purify the water

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concerted

  • adjective satellite involving the joint activity of two or more
    conjunct; cooperative; conjunctive.
    • concerted action
    • the conjunct influence of fire and strong wind
    • the conjunctive focus of political opposition
    • a cooperative effort
    • a united effort
    • joint military activities
  • verb contrive (a plan) by mutual agreement
    concert.

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debased

  • adjective satellite mixed with impurities
    adulterated; adulterate.
  • verb corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
    pervert; debase; profane; misdirect; subvert; debauch; deprave; vitiate; corrupt; demoralise; demoralize.
    • debauch the young people with wine and women
    • Socrates was accused of corrupting young men
    • Do school counselors subvert young children?
    • corrupt the morals

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straggling

  • adjective satellite spreading out in different directions
    sprawling; rambling; straggly.
    • sprawling handwriting
    • straggling branches
    • straggly hair
  • verb wander from a direct or straight course
    straggle; digress; depart; sidetrack.

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slovenliness

  • noun a lack of order and tidiness; not cared for
    unkemptness; sloppiness.
  • noun habitual uncleanliness

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chaotic

  • adjective satellite lacking a visible order or organization
    helter-skelter.
  • adjective satellite completely unordered and unpredictable and confusing
    disorderly.

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soil

  • noun the state of being covered with unclean things
    grease; filth; dirt; grime; grunge; stain.
  • noun the part of the earth's surface consisting of humus and disintegrated rock
    dirt.

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communalise

  • verb make something the property of the commune or community
    communalize.

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tonic

  • noun lime- or lemon-flavored carbonated water containing quinine
    tonic water; quinine water.
  • noun a sweet drink containing carbonated water and flavoring
    soda pop; soda water; pop; soda.
    • in New England they call sodas tonics

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phylloxera_vitifoleae

  • noun destructive to various grape plants
    grape phylloxera; grape louse.

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lowborn

  • adjective of humble birth or origins
    • a topsy-turvy society of lowborn rich and blue-blooded poor

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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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everyday

  • adjective satellite found in the ordinary course of events
    mundane; unremarkable; quotidian; workaday; routine.
    • a placid everyday scene
    • it was a routine day
    • there's nothing quite like a real...train conductor to add color to a quotidian commute"- Anita Diamant
  • adjective satellite appropriate for ordinary or routine occasions
    casual; daily.
    • casual clothes
    • everyday clothes

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communal

  • adjective satellite for or by a group rather than individuals
    • dipping each his bread into a communal dish of stew"- Paul Roche
    • a communal settlement in which all earnings and food were shared
    • a group effort
  • adjective relating to a small administrative district or community
    • communal elections in several European countries

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spotlessness

  • noun the state of being spotlessly clean
    immaculateness.

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romance

  • noun a relationship between two lovers
    love affair.
  • noun an exciting and mysterious quality (as of a heroic time or adventure)
    romanticism.

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parasitism

  • noun the relation between two different kinds of organisms in which one receives benefits from the other by causing damage to it (usually not fatal damage)

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nonpurulent

  • adjective satellite not containing pus

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contaminate

  • verb make impure
    foul; pollute.
    • The industrial wastes polluted the lake
  • verb make radioactive by adding radioactive material
    • Don't drink the water--it's contaminated

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blight

  • noun a state or condition being blighted
  • noun any plant disease resulting in withering without rotting

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funfair

  • noun a commercially operated park with stalls and shows for amusement
    amusement park; pleasure ground.
  • noun a traveling show; having sideshows and rides and games of skill etc.
    fair; carnival.

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bastardised

  • adjective satellite deriving from more than one source or style
    bastardized.
  • verb change something so that its value declines; for example, art forms
    bastardise; bastardize.

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dishonorable

  • adjective lacking honor or integrity; deserving dishonor
    dishonourable.
    • dishonorable in thought and deed
  • adjective deceptive or fraudulent; disposed to cheat or defraud or deceive
    dishonest.

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maculate

  • verb make dirty or spotty, as by exposure to air; also used metaphorically
    tarnish; sully; stain; defile.
    • The silver was tarnished by the long exposure to the air
    • Her reputation was sullied after the affair with a married man
  • verb spot, stain, or pollute
    defile; befoul; foul.
    • The townspeople defiled the river by emptying raw sewage into it

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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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unalloyed

  • adjective satellite free from admixture
    • unalloyed metal
    • unalloyed pleasure

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fatty

  • noun a rotund individual
    roly-poly; butterball; fatso; fat person.
  • adjective containing or composed of fat
    fat.
    • fatty food
    • fat tissue

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dime

  • noun a United States coin worth one tenth of a dollar
  • noun street name for a packet of illegal drugs that is sold for ten dollars
    dime bag.

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hang

  • noun a special way of doing something
    knack; bent.
    • he had a bent for it
    • he had a special knack for getting into trouble
    • he couldn't get the hang of it
  • noun the way a garment hangs
    • he adjusted the hang of his coat

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pediculosis_pubis

  • noun infestation of the pubic hair by crab lice
    crabs.

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mole_rat

  • noun African rodent resembling a mole in habits and appearance
  • noun furry short-limbed tailless rodent resembling a true mole in habits and appearance; of eastern Europe and Middle East

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unkempt

  • adjective satellite not neatly combed
    • wild unkempt hair
  • adjective satellite not properly maintained or cared for
    • an unkempt garden
    • native vistas and unkempt rambling paths
    • an ukempt appearance

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dust

  • noun fine powdery material such as dry earth or pollen that can be blown about in the air
    • the furniture was covered with dust
  • noun the remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up
    detritus; junk; debris; rubble.

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robust

  • adjective sturdy and strong in form, constitution, or construction
    • a robust body
    • a robust perennial
  • adjective satellite marked by richness and fullness of flavor
    full-bodied; rich; racy.
    • a rich ruby port
    • full-bodied wines
    • a robust claret
    • the robust flavor of fresh-brewed coffee

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sucking_louse

  • noun wingless usually flattened bloodsucking insect parasitic on warm-blooded animals
    louse.

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discoloration

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

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bourgeois

  • noun a capitalist who engages in industrial commercial enterprise
    businessperson.
  • noun a member of the middle class
    burgher.

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besmirch

  • verb charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone
    sully; smirch; smear; defame; asperse; slander; denigrate; calumniate.
    • The journalists have defamed me!" "The article in the paper sullied my reputation
  • verb smear so as to make dirty or stained
    smirch.

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rattus_norvegicus

  • noun common domestic rat; serious pest worldwide
    Norway rat; brown rat.

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lower

  • noun the lower of two berths
    lower berth.
  • verb move something or somebody to a lower position
    take down; get down; let down; bring down.
    • take down the vase from the shelf

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defilement

  • noun the state of being polluted
    befoulment; pollution.

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immaterial

  • adjective of no importance or relevance especially to a law case
    • an objection that is immaterial after the fact
  • adjective without material form or substance
    incorporeal.
    • an incorporeal spirit

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vulgar

  • adjective satellite lacking refinement or cultivation or taste
    rough-cut; uncouth; coarse; common.
    • he had coarse manners but a first-rate mind
    • behavior that branded him as common
    • an untutored and uncouth human being
    • an uncouth soldier--a real tough guy
    • appealing to the vulgar taste for violence
    • the vulgar display of the newly rich
  • adjective satellite of or associated with the great masses of people
    common; plebeian; unwashed.
    • the common people in those days suffered greatly
    • behavior that branded him as common
    • his square plebeian nose
    • a vulgar and objectionable person
    • the unwashed masses

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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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humble

  • verb cause to be unpretentious
    • This experience will humble him
  • verb cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of
    abase; chagrin; mortify; humiliate.
    • He humiliated his colleague by criticising him in front of the boss

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rife

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

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communalize

  • verb make something the property of the commune or community
    communalise.

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scummy

  • adjective satellite of the most contemptible kind
    scurvy; low-down; low; abject; miserable.
    • abject cowardice
    • a low stunt to pull
    • a low-down sneak
    • his miserable treatment of his family
    • You miserable skunk!
    • a scummy rabble
    • a scurvy trick
  • adjective satellite covered with scum
    • the scummy surface of the polluted pond

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unspotted

  • adjective satellite without soil or spot or stain
    unsoiled; unstained.

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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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lowbrowed

  • adjective satellite characteristic of a person who is not cultivated or does not have intellectual tastes
    lowbrow; uncultivated.
    • lowbrow tastes

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throwaway

  • noun (sometimes offensive) a homeless boy who has been abandoned and roams the streets
    gamin; street arab.
  • noun an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution
    handbill; flier; bill; broadside; flyer; broadsheet; circular.
    • he mailed the circular to all subscribers

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pubic_louse

  • noun a louse that infests the pubic region of the human body
    crab louse; Phthirius pubis; crab.

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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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fingerprint

  • noun a print made by an impression of the ridges in the skin of a finger; often used for biometric identification in criminal investigations
  • noun a generic term for any identifying characteristic
    • that tax bill had the senator's fingerprints all over it

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hoped-for

  • adjective satellite expected hopefully
    awaited; anticipated.

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uncleanly

  • adjective satellite habitually unclean

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ignoble

  • adjective completely lacking nobility in character or quality or purpose
    • something cowardly and ignoble in his attitude
    • I think it a less evil that some criminals should escape than that the government should play an ignoble part"- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
  • adjective satellite not of the nobility
    ungentle; untitled.
    • of ignoble (or ungentle) birth
    • untitled civilians

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obscureness

  • noun the state of being humble and unimportant
    humbleness; unimportance; lowliness.
  • noun the state of being indistinct or indefinite for lack of adequate illumination
    obscurity.

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slimy

  • adjective satellite covered with or resembling slime
    slimed.
    • a slimy substance covered the rocks
  • adjective satellite morally reprehensible
    worthless; unworthy; vile; wretched; ugly; despicable.
    • would do something as despicable as murder
    • ugly crimes
    • the vile development of slavery appalled them
    • a slimy little liar

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alloyed

  • adjective satellite (used of metals) debased by mixture with an inferior element
  • verb lower in value by increasing the base-metal content
    alloy; debase.

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wage

  • noun something that remunerates
    pay; earnings; salary; remuneration.
    • wages were paid by check
    • he wasted his pay on drink
    • they saved a quarter of all their earnings
  • verb carry on (wars, battles, or campaigns)
    engage.
    • Napoleon and Hitler waged war against all of Europe

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dirty-faced

  • adjective satellite having a dirty face
    • a crowd of dirty-faced ragamuffins surrounded him

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superficial

  • adjective concerned with or comprehending only what is apparent or obvious; not deep or penetrating emotionally or intellectually
    • superficial similarities
    • a superficial mind
    • his thinking was superficial and fuzzy
    • superficial knowledge
    • the superficial report didn't give the true picture
    • only superficial differences
  • adjective of, affecting, or being on or near the surface
    • superficial measurements
    • the superficial area of the wall
    • a superficial wound

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blot

  • noun a blemish made by dirt
    smirch; slur; smear; spot; smudge; daub.
    • he had a smudge on his cheek
  • noun an act that brings discredit to the person who does it
    smear; smirch; spot; stain.
    • he made a huge blot on his copybook

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vulgarizer

  • noun someone who makes something vulgar
    vulgariser.
  • noun someone who makes attractive to the general public
    populariser; vulgariser; popularizer.

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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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anti-intellectual

  • noun a person who is uninterested in intellectual pursuits
    lowbrow; philistine.
  • adjective satellite smug and ignorant and indifferent or hostile to artistic and cultural values
    philistine.

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muddy_up

  • verb dirty with mud
    muddy.

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coal-black

  • adjective satellite of the blackest black; similar to the color of jet or coal
    jet-black; sooty; jet; pitchy.

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ordinariness

  • noun the quality of being commonplace and ordinary
    mundaneness; mundanity.

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blob

  • noun an indistinct shapeless form
  • verb make a spot or mark onto
    fleck; blot; spot.
    • The wine spotted the tablecloth

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easy

  • adjective posing no difficulty; requiring little effort
    • an easy job
    • an easy problem
    • an easy victory
    • the house is easy to heat
    • satisfied with easy answers
    • took the easy way out of his dilemma
  • adjective satellite not hurried or forced
    easygoing; leisurely.
    • an easy walk around the block
    • at a leisurely (or easygoing) pace

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crack

  • noun a long narrow opening
    crevice; cleft; scissure; fissure.
  • noun a narrow opening
    gap.
    • he opened the window a crack

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swinish

  • adjective satellite ill-mannered and coarse and contemptible in behavior or appearance
    boorish; neanderthal; loutish; neandertal; oafish.
    • was boorish and insensitive
    • the loutish manners of a bully
    • her stupid oafish husband
    • aristocratic contempt for the swinish multitude
  • adjective satellite resembling swine; coarsely gluttonous or greedy
    hoggish; piggy; piggish; porcine.
    • piggish table manners
    • the piggy fat-cheeked little boy and his porcine pot-bellied father
    • swinish slavering over food

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crass

  • adjective satellite (of persons) so unrefined as to be lacking in discrimination and sensibility

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out-of-the-way

  • adjective satellite out of the ordinary
    • out-of-the-way information
  • adjective satellite improper or even offensive
    • out-of-the-way remarks

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inky-black

  • adjective satellite of the color of black ink
    inky; ink-black.

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yokelish

  • adjective satellite (of persons) lacking in refinement or grace
    underbred; bounderish; rude; ill-bred; lowbred.

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salacious

  • adjective satellite characterized by lust
    lustful; prurient; lubricious.
    • eluding the lubricious embraces of her employer
    • her sensuous grace roused his lustful nature
    • prurient literature
    • prurient thoughts
    • a salacious rooster of a little man
  • adjective satellite suggestive of or tending to moral looseness
    lewd; obscene; raunchy.
    • lewd whisperings of a dirty old man
    • an indecent gesture
    • obscene telephone calls
    • salacious limericks

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seamy

  • adjective satellite showing a seam
  • adjective satellite morally degraded
    seedy; squalid; sleazy; sordid.
    • a seedy district
    • the seamy side of life
    • sleazy characters hanging around casinos
    • sleazy storefronts with...dirt on the walls"- Seattle Weekly
    • the sordid details of his orgies stank under his very nostrils"- James Joyce
    • the squalid atmosphere of intrigue and betrayal

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psylla

  • noun small active cicada-like insect with hind legs adapted for leaping; feeds on plant juices
    jumping plant louse; psyllid.

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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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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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antiseptic

  • noun a substance that destroys micro-organisms that carry disease without harming body tissues
  • adjective thoroughly clean and free of or destructive to disease-causing organisms
    • doctors in antiseptic green coats
    • the antiseptic effect of alcohol
    • it is said that marjoram has antiseptic qualities

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lowbrow

  • noun a person who is uninterested in intellectual pursuits
    anti-intellectual; philistine.
  • adjective satellite characteristic of a person who is not cultivated or does not have intellectual tastes
    uncultivated; lowbrowed.
    • lowbrow tastes

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bushy

  • adjective satellite used of hair; thick and poorly groomed
    shaggy-haired; shaggy-coated; shaggy.
    • bushy locks
    • a shaggy beard
  • adjective satellite resembling a bush in being thickly branched and spreading

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mugger

  • noun a robber who takes property by threatening or performing violence on the person who is robbed (usually on the street)

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coarseness

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

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blemish

  • noun a mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something (especially on a person's body)
    defect; mar.
    • a facial blemish
  • verb mar or spoil the appearance of
    deface; disfigure.
    • scars defaced her cheeks
    • The vandals disfigured the statue

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rumpled

  • adjective satellite in disarray; extremely disorderly
    tousled; frowzled; dishevelled; disheveled.
    • her clothing was disheveled
    • powder-smeared and frowzled
    • a rumpled unmade bed
    • a bed with tousled sheets
    • his brown hair was tousled, thick, and curly"- Al Spiers
  • verb disturb the smoothness of
    mess up; ruffle up; ruffle; rumple.
    • ruffle the surface of the water

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abscessed

  • adjective satellite infected and filled with pus
    • an abscessed tooth

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red_carpet

  • noun a strip of red carpeting laid down for dignitaries to walk on
  • adjective satellite special treatment or hospitality
    red-carpet.
    • the maitre d' gave them the red-carpet treatment

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collective

  • noun members of a cooperative enterprise
  • adjective satellite done by or characteristic of individuals acting together
    corporate.
    • a joint identity
    • the collective mind
    • the corporate good

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flyblown

  • adjective satellite spoiled and covered with eggs and larvae of flies
    maggoty.
    • flyblown meat
    • a sack of maggoty apricots
  • adjective satellite foul and run-down and repulsive
    squalid; sordid.
    • a flyblown bar on the edge of town
    • a squalid overcrowded apartment in the poorest part of town
    • squalid living conditions
    • sordid shantytowns

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run-of-the-mill

  • adjective satellite not special in any way
    run-of-the-mine; mine run; unexceptional.
    • run-of-the-mill boxing
    • your run-of-the-mine college graduate
    • a unexceptional an incident as can be found in a lawyer's career

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draggled

  • adjective satellite limp and soiled as if dragged in the mud
    bedraggled.
    • the beggar's bedraggled clothes
    • scarecrows in battered hats or draggled skirts
  • verb make wet and dirty, as from rain
    bedraggle; draggle.

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bird_louse

  • noun wingless insect with mouth parts adapted for biting; mostly parasitic on birds
    biting louse; louse.

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lousiness

  • noun infestation with lice (Pediculus humanus) resulting in severe itching
    pediculosis.
  • noun the quality of being disgusting to the senses or emotions
    loathsomeness; repulsiveness; vileness; sliminess; wickedness.
    • the vileness of his language surprised us

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popular

  • adjective regarded with great favor, approval, or affection especially by the general public
    • a popular tourist attraction
    • a popular girl
    • cabbage patch dolls are no longer popular
  • adjective satellite carried on by or for the people (or citizens) at large
    • the popular vote
    • popular representation
    • institutions of popular government

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mediocrity

  • noun ordinariness as a consequence of being average and not outstanding
    averageness.
  • noun a person of second-rate ability or value
    second-rater.
    • a team of aging second-raters
    • shone among the mediocrities who surrounded him

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turvy

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unfastidious

  • adjective not exacting in nutritional requirements
  • adjective marked by an absence of due or proper care or attention to detail; not concerned with cleanliness
    • unfastidious in her dress

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beneficial

  • adjective satellite promoting or enhancing well-being
    good.
    • an arms limitation agreement beneficial to all countries
    • the beneficial effects of a temperate climate
    • the experience was good for her

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working-class

  • adjective satellite of those who work for wages especially manual or industrial laborers
    propertyless; wage-earning; blue-collar.
    • party of the propertyless proletariat"- G.B.Shaw
  • adjective satellite working for hourly wages rather than fixed (e.g. annual) salaries
    wage-earning.
    • working-class occupations include manual as well as industrial labor

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low-class

  • adjective occupying the lowest socioeconomic position in a society
    lower-class.

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crowd

  • noun a large number of things or people considered together
    • a crowd of insects assembled around the flowers
  • noun an informal body of friends
    bunch; gang; crew.
    • he still hangs out with the same crowd

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unremarkable

  • adjective satellite found in the ordinary course of events
    mundane; quotidian; workaday; routine; everyday.
    • a placid everyday scene
    • it was a routine day
    • there's nothing quite like a real...train conductor to add color to a quotidian commute"- Anita Diamant

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splash

  • noun the sound like water splashing
    plash.
  • noun a prominent or sensational but short-lived news event
    stir.
    • he made a great splash and then disappeared

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ignobleness

  • noun the quality of being ignoble
    ignobility.

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village_green

  • noun a village park consisting of a plot of grassy land

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baseborn

  • adjective satellite of low birth or station (`base' is archaic in this sense)
    base; lowly; humble.
    • baseborn wretches with dirty faces
    • of humble (or lowly) birth
  • adjective satellite illegitimate
    base.

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contaminating

  • adjective spreading pollution or contamination; especially radioactive contamination
    dirty.
    • the air near the foundry was always dirty
    • a dirty bomb releases enormous amounts of long-lived radioactive fallout
  • verb make impure
    foul; pollute; contaminate.
    • The industrial wastes polluted the lake

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dirtying

  • noun the act of soiling something
    soiling; soilure.
  • verb make soiled, filthy, or dirty
    begrime; soil; grime; bemire; dirty; colly.
    • don't soil your clothes when you play outside!

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gross

  • noun twelve dozen
    144.
  • noun the entire amount of income before any deductions are made
    receipts; revenue.

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for

In the most general sense, indicating that in consideration of, in view of, or with reference to, which anything is done or takes place.

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spic-and-span

  • adjective satellite conspicuously new
    brand-new; bran-new; spick-and-span.
    • shiny brand-new shoes
    • a spick-and-span novelty
  • adjective satellite completely neat and clean
    spick; speckless; spick-and-span; spic; spotless; immaculate.
    • the apartment was immaculate
    • in her immaculate white uniform
    • a spick-and-span kitchen
    • their spic red-visored caps

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symbiotic

  • adjective satellite used of organisms (especially of different species) living together but not necessarily in a relation beneficial to each

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separate

  • noun a separately printed article that originally appeared in a larger publication
    offprint; reprint.
  • noun a garment that can be purchased separately and worn in combinations with other garments

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absolute_frequency

  • noun the number of observations in a given statistical category
    frequency.

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spotless

  • adjective satellite completely neat and clean
    spick; speckless; spick-and-span; spic-and-span; spic; immaculate.
    • the apartment was immaculate
    • in her immaculate white uniform
    • a spick-and-span kitchen
    • their spic red-visored caps

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muck_up

  • verb make a mess of, destroy or ruin
    foul up; blow; botch up; botch; bollix; fumble; mishandle; bollocks; bumble; ball up; bobble; bollocks up; spoil; bollix up; fuck up; fluff; flub; bodge; muff; louse up; mess up; screw up; bungle.
    • I botched the dinner and we had to eat out
    • the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement
  • verb soil with mud, muck, or mire
    muck; mire; mud.
    • The child mucked up his shirt while playing ball in the garden

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squalor

  • noun sordid dirtiness
    sordidness; squalidness.

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coal_black

  • noun a very dark black
    jet black; soot black; sable; pitch black; ebony.

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rank

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

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coated

  • adjective having a coating; covered with an outer layer or film; often used in combination
    • coated paper has a smooth polished coating especially suitable for halftone printing
    • sugar-coated pills
  • verb put a coat on; cover the surface of; furnish with a surface
    coat; surface.
    • coat the cake with chocolate

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red-carpet

  • adjective satellite special treatment or hospitality
    red carpet.
    • the maitre d' gave them the red-carpet treatment

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slur

  • noun (music) a curved line spanning notes that are to be played legato
  • noun a disparaging remark
    aspersion.
    • in the 19th century any reference to female sexuality was considered a vile aspersion
    • it is difficult for a woman to understand a man's sensitivity to any slur on his virility

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pitchy

  • adjective satellite of the blackest black; similar to the color of jet or coal
    coal-black; jet-black; sooty; jet.
  • adjective satellite having the characteristics of pitch or tar
    tarry; resiny; resinous.

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dustiness

  • noun the state of being covered with dust

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interdepend

  • verb be connected
    hang together.
    • In my heart I can make the world hang together

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axenic

  • adjective satellite (of experimental animals) raised under sterile conditions
    • axenic conditions
    • germfree animals
  • adjective satellite (used of cultures of microorganisms) completely free from other organisms
    • an axenic culture

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black_rat

  • noun common household pest originally from Asia that has spread worldwide
    Rattus rattus; roof rat.

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obscene

  • adjective satellite designed to incite to indecency or lust
    • the dance often becomes flagrantly obscene"-Margaret Mead
  • adjective satellite offensive to the mind
    abhorrent; detestable; repulsive; repugnant.
    • an abhorrent deed
    • the obscene massacre at Wounded Knee
    • morally repugnant customs
    • repulsive behavior
    • the most repulsive character in recent novels

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rare

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

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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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mutually

  • adverb in a mutual or shared manner
    reciprocally.
    • the agreement was mutually satisfactory
    • the goals of the negotiators were not reciprocally exclusive

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scraggly

  • adjective satellite lacking neatness or order
    • the old man's scraggly beard
    • a scraggly little path to the door

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plus

  • noun a useful or valuable quality
    asset.
  • noun the arithmetic operation of summing; calculating the sum of two or more numbers
    summation; addition.
    • the summation of four and three gives seven
    • four plus three equals seven

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blackness

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

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ratty

  • adjective of or characteristic of rats
  • adjective satellite showing signs of wear and tear
    moth-eaten; tatty; shabby.
    • a ratty old overcoat
    • shabby furniture
    • an old house with dirty windows and tatty curtains

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seedy

  • adjective full of seeds
    • as seedy as a fig
  • adjective satellite shabby and untidy
    scruffy.
    • a surge of ragged scruffy children
    • he was soiled and seedy and fragrant with gin"- Mark Twain

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unwashedness

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prevailing

  • adjective satellite most frequent or common
    rife; dominant; predominant; prevalent.
    • prevailing winds
  • verb be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance
    dominate; prevail; reign; rule; predominate.
    • Money reigns supreme here
    • Hispanics predominate in this neighborhood

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or

  • noun a state in northwestern United States on the Pacific
    Beaver State; Oregon.
  • noun a room in a hospital equipped for the performance of surgical operations
    operating theatre; operating theater; surgery; operating room.
    • great care is taken to keep the operating rooms aseptic

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foulness

  • noun disgusting wickedness and immorality
    • he understood the foulness of sin
    • his display of foulness deserved severe punishment
    • mouths which speak such foulness must be cleansed
  • noun a state characterized by foul or disgusting dirt and refuse
    nastiness; filth; filthiness.

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common_or_garden

  • adjective satellite the usual or familiar type
    • it is a common or garden sparrow

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disinfectant

  • noun an agent (as heat or radiation or a chemical) that destroys microorganisms that might carry disease
    germicide; antimicrobial; antimicrobic.
  • adjective satellite preventing infection by inhibiting the growth or action of microorganisms
    germicidal; bactericidal.

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refreshful

  • adjective satellite imparting vitality and energy
    tonic; refreshing; brisk; bracing; fresh.
    • the bracing mountain air

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pussy

  • noun obscene terms for female genitals
    puss; snatch; twat; slit; cunt.
  • noun informal terms referring to a domestic cat
    pussycat; kitty-cat; kitty; puss.

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interdependency

  • noun a reciprocal relation between interdependent entities (objects or individuals or groups)
    mutuality; interdependence.

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unsoiled

  • adjective satellite without soil or spot or stain
    unspotted; unstained.

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awaited

  • adjective satellite expected hopefully
    hoped-for; anticipated.
  • verb look forward to the probable occurrence of
    await; expect; wait; look.
    • We were expecting a visit from our relatives
    • She is looking to a promotion
    • he is waiting to be drafted

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slippy

  • adjective causing or tending to cause things to slip or slide
    slippery.
    • slippery sidewalks
    • a slippery bar of soap
    • the streets are still slippy from the rain

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daub

  • noun material used to daub walls
  • noun a blemish made by dirt
    smirch; blot; slur; smear; spot; smudge.
    • he had a smudge on his cheek

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chronic

  • adjective being long-lasting and recurrent or characterized by long suffering
    • chronic indigestion
    • a chronic shortage of funds
    • a chronic invalid
  • adjective satellite of long duration
    continuing.
    • chronic money problems

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upper-lower-class

  • adjective satellite occupying the upper part of the lower class

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interdependence

  • noun a reciprocal relation between interdependent entities (objects or individuals or groups)
    mutuality; interdependency.

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travel-stained

  • adjective satellite soiled from travel
    travel-soiled.
    • travel-soiled clothes

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uncleanness

  • noun the state of being unsanitary
    dirtiness.

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