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self-righteous

  • adjective satellite excessively or hypocritically pious
    pharisaic; sanctimonious; holier-than-thou; pietistic; pharisaical; pietistical.
    • a sickening sanctimonious smile

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all

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

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clothes_designer

  • noun someone who designs clothing
    fashion designer; couturier; designer.

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lever_hang

  • noun a hang performed on the rings with the body stationary in a horizontal position

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dance

  • noun an artistic form of nonverbal communication
  • noun a party of people assembled for dancing

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snobbish

  • adjective satellite befitting or characteristic of those who incline to social exclusiveness and who rebuff the advances of people considered inferior
    clannish; cliquish; clubby; snobby.

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graphics

  • noun photographs or other visual representations in a printed publication
    nontextual matter; art; artwork.
    • the publisher was responsible for all the artwork in the book
  • noun the drawings and photographs in the layout of a book

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triptych

  • noun art consisting of a painting or carving (especially an altarpiece) on three panels (usually hinged together)

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alien

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

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crocodile

  • noun large voracious aquatic reptile having a long snout with massive jaws and sharp teeth and a body covered with bony plates; of sluggish tropical waters

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meadow_saffron

  • noun bulbous autumn-flowering herb with white, purple or lavender-and-white flowers; native to western and central Europe
    naked lady; autumn crocus; Colchicum autumnale.

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ornate

  • adjective satellite marked by elaborate rhetoric and elaborated with decorative details
    flowery.
    • a flowery speech
    • ornate rhetoric taught out of the rule of Plato"-John Milton

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carper

  • noun someone who constantly criticizes in a petty way
    niggler.

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disk

  • noun something with a round shape resembling a flat circular plate
    disc; saucer.
    • the moon's disk hung in a cloudless sky
  • noun a flat circular plate
    disc.

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tackiness

  • noun the property of being cohesive and sticky
    gluiness; gumminess; cohesiveness; glueyness; viscidness; ropiness; viscidity.
  • noun tastelessness by virtue of being cheap and vulgar
    tat; cheapness; sleaze.

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scott

  • noun award-winning United States film actor (1928-1999)
    George C. Scott.
  • noun English explorer who reached the South Pole just a month after Amundsen; he and his party died on the return journey (1868-1912)
    Robert Scott; Robert Falcon Scott.

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jessie

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flash

  • noun a sudden intense burst of radiant energy
  • noun a momentary brightness

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scold

  • noun someone (especially a woman) who annoys people by constantly finding fault
    nagger; common scold; nag; scolder.
  • verb censure severely or angrily
    call on the carpet; rag; dress down; remonstrate; chew out; take to task; call down; jaw; lambast; trounce; chide; berate; chew up; have words; rebuke; reprimand; reproof; lecture; bawl out; lambaste.
    • The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car
    • The deputy ragged the Prime Minister
    • The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup

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removal

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

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environment

  • noun the totality of surrounding conditions
    • he longed for the comfortable environment of his living room
  • noun the area in which something exists or lives
    surroundings; environs; surround.
    • the country--the flat agricultural surround

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too_big_for_one's_breeches

  • adjective satellite (used colloquially) overly conceited or arrogant
    snotty; snot-nosed; bigheaded; stuck-up; persnickety; uppish; snooty.
    • a snotty little scion of a degenerate family"-Laurent Le Sage
    • they're snobs--stuck-up and uppity and persnickety

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unpleasant

  • adjective disagreeable to the senses, to the mind, or feelings
    • an unpleasant personality
    • unpleasant repercussions
    • unpleasant odors

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cunt

  • noun a person (usually but not necessarily a woman) who is thoroughly disliked
    bitch.
    • she said her son thought Hillary was a bitch
  • noun obscene terms for female genitals
    puss; pussy; snatch; twat; slit.

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dirty

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

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portentous

  • adjective satellite of momentous or ominous significance
    prodigious.
    • such a portentous...monster raised all my curiosity"- Herman Melville
    • a prodigious vision
  • adjective satellite ominously prophetic
    foreboding; fateful.

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storage_device

  • noun a device that preserves information for retrieval
    memory device.

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puritanical

  • adjective of or relating to Puritans or Puritanism
  • adjective satellite exaggeratedly proper
    prissy; square-toed; straight-laced; straitlaced; strait-laced; tight-laced; victorian; prudish; prim; straightlaced; priggish.
    • my straitlaced Aunt Anna doesn't approve of my miniskirts

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prude

  • noun a person excessively concerned about propriety and decorum
    puritan.

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crocodile_tears

  • noun a hypocritical display of sorrow; false or insincere weeping
    • the secretaries wept crocodile tears over the manager's dilemma
    • politicians shed crocodile tears over the plight of the unemployed

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woman

  • noun an adult female person (as opposed to a man)
    adult female.
    • the woman kept house while the man hunted
  • noun a female person who plays a significant role (wife or mistress or girlfriend) in the life of a particular man
    • he was faithful to his woman

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bellyache

  • noun an ache localized in the stomach or abdominal region
    stomach ache; stomachache; gastralgia.
  • verb complain
    squawk; grouse; beef; gripe; holler; bitch; crab.
    • What was he hollering about?

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selfish_person

  • noun a person who is unusually selfish

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than

A particle expressing comparison, used after certain adjectives and adverbs which express comparison or diversity, as more, better, other, otherwise, and the like. It is usually followed by the object compared in the nominative case. Sometimes, however, the object compared is placed in the objective case, and than is then considered by some grammarians as a preposition. Sometimes the object is expressed in a sentence, usually introduced by that; as, I would rather suffer than that you should want.
Behold, a greater than Solomon is here. Matt. xii. 42.
Which when Beelzebub perceived, than whom, Satan except, none higher sat. Milton.
It's wiser being good than bad; It's safer being meek than fierce; It's fitter being sane than mad. R. Browning.

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egotistic

  • adjective satellite characteristic of those having an inflated idea of their own importance
    narcissistic; self-loving; egotistical.
  • adjective satellite characteristic of false pride; having an exaggerated sense of self-importance
    swollen-headed; swollen; conceited; self-conceited; vain; egotistical.
    • a conceited fool
    • an attitude of self-conceited arrogance
    • an egotistical disregard of others
    • so swollen by victory that he was unfit for normal duty
    • growing ever more swollen-headed and arbitrary
    • vain about her clothes

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graphic

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

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ostentate

  • verb display proudly; act ostentatiously or pretentiously
    swank; flash; flaunt; show off.
    • he showed off his new sports car

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artwork

  • noun photographs or other visual representations in a printed publication
    nontextual matter; graphics; art.
    • the publisher was responsible for all the artwork in the book

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cook

  • noun someone who cooks food
  • noun English navigator who claimed the east coast of Australia for Britain and discovered several Pacific islands (1728-1779)
    Captain Cook; James Cook; Captain James Cook.

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dog_in_the_manger

  • noun someone who prevents you from enjoying something that they themselves have no need for

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printmaking

  • noun artistic design and manufacture of prints as woodcuts or silkscreens

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bluffer

  • noun a person who tries to bluff other people
    four-flusher.
  • adjective satellite very steep; having a prominent and almost vertical front
    sheer; bold; bluff.
    • a bluff headland
    • where the bold chalk cliffs of England rise
    • a sheer descent of rock

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magic

  • noun any art that invokes supernatural powers
    thaumaturgy.
  • noun an illusory feat; considered magical by naive observers
    thaumaturgy; legerdemain; conjuring trick; trick; deception; conjuration; magic trick; illusion.

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switcher

  • noun a person who administers punishment by wielding a switch or whip
    whipper.

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unpolished

  • adjective not carefully reworked or perfected or made smooth by polishing
    • dull unpolished shoes
  • adjective satellite lacking social polish
    graceless; gauche.
    • too gauche to leave the room when the conversation became intimate
    • their excellent manners always made me feel gauche

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rima_oris

  • noun the opening through which food is taken in and vocalizations emerge
    oral fissure; oral cavity; mouth.
    • he stuffed his mouth with candy

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artistic_production

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

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self-concern

  • noun concern for your own interests and welfare
    self-centeredness; self-interest; egocentrism; egoism.

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inelegant

  • adjective lacking in refinement or grace or good taste

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flashy

  • adjective satellite tastelessly showy
    garish; gaudy; brassy; meretricious; tatty; tawdry; flash; cheap; tacky; gimcrack; loud; trashy.
    • a flash car
    • a flashy ring
    • garish colors
    • a gaudy costume
    • loud sport shirts
    • a meretricious yet stylish book
    • tawdry ornaments
  • adjective satellite (used especially of clothes) marked by conspicuous display
    showy; gaudy; sporty; jazzy.

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lever

  • noun a rigid bar pivoted about a fulcrum
  • noun a simple machine that gives a mechanical advantage when given a fulcrum

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guy

  • noun an informal term for a youth or man
    bozo; hombre; cat.
    • a nice guy
    • the guy's only doing it for some doll
  • noun an effigy of Guy Fawkes that is burned on a bonfire on Guy Fawkes Day

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dip

  • noun a depression in an otherwise level surface
    • there was a dip in the road
  • noun (physics) the angle that a magnetic needle makes with the plane of the horizon
    magnetic dip; angle of dip; inclination; magnetic inclination.

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straight

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

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clothes

  • noun clothing in general
    apparel; dress; wearing apparel.
    • she was refined in her choice of apparel
    • he always bought his clothes at the same store
    • fastidious about his dress
  • verb provide with clothes or put clothes on
    enclothe; garment; fit out; garb; raiment; apparel; habilitate; dress; tog; clothe.
    • Parents must feed and dress their child

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phoney

  • noun a person who professes beliefs and opinions that he or she does not hold in order to conceal his or her real feelings or motives
    hypocrite; dissembler; phony; dissimulator; pretender.
  • adjective satellite fraudulent; having a misleading appearance
    bastard; bogus; phony; fake.

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gasbag

  • noun a boring person who talks a great deal about uninteresting topics
    windbag.
  • noun the bag containing the gas in a balloon
    envelope.

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sepulcher

  • noun a chamber that is used as a grave
    sepulchre; sepulture; burial chamber.

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lecture

  • noun a speech that is open to the public
    talk; public lecture.
    • he attended a lecture on telecommunications
  • noun a lengthy rebuke
    speech; talking to.
    • a good lecture was my father's idea of discipline
    • the teacher gave him a talking to

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tinny

  • adjective of or containing tin
  • adjective satellite of very poor quality; flimsy
    cheap; punk; crummy; bum; sleazy; chintzy; cheesy.

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synthetism

  • noun a genre of French painting characterized by bright flat shapes and symbolic treatments of abstract ideas

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gnarl

  • noun something twisted and tight and swollen
    knot.
    • their muscles stood out in knots
    • the old man's fists were two great gnarls
    • his stomach was in knots
  • verb twist into a state of deformity
    • The wind has gnarled this old tree

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grump

  • noun a bad-tempered person
    grouch; churl; crank; crosspatch.

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alienator

  • noun an unpleasant person who causes friendly people to become indifferent or unfriendly or hostile

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talker

  • noun someone who expresses in language; someone who talks (especially someone who delivers a public speech or someone especially garrulous)
    verbalizer; speaker; utterer; verbaliser.
    • the speaker at commencement
    • an utterer of useful maxims

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indiana

  • noun a state in midwestern United States
    Hoosier State; IN.
  • noun United States pop artist (born 1928)
    Robert Indiana.

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affectation

  • noun a deliberate pretense or exaggerated display
    pose; mannerism; affectedness.

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windbag

  • noun a boring person who talks a great deal about uninteresting topics
    gasbag.

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expressive

  • adjective satellite characterized by expression
    • a very expressive face

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folk

  • noun people in general (often used in the plural)
    folks; common people.
    • they're just country folk
    • folks around here drink moonshine
    • the common people determine the group character and preserve its customs from one generation to the next
  • noun a social division of (usually preliterate) people
    tribe.

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canonical

  • adjective appearing in a biblical canon
    canonic.
    • a canonical book of the Christian New Testament
  • adjective of or relating to or required by canon law
    canonic.

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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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inelegance

  • noun the quality of lacking refinement and good taste

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sepulchre

  • noun a chamber that is used as a grave
    sepulcher; sepulture; burial chamber.

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turgidity

  • noun pompously embellished language
    turgidness; flatulence.

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ribald

  • noun a ribald person; someone who uses vulgar and offensive language
  • adjective satellite humorously vulgar
    bawdy; off-color.
    • bawdy songs
    • off-color jokes
    • ribald language

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pawer

  • noun a person who handles or caresses in a clumsy or overfamiliar manner

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rotter

  • noun a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible
    git; crumb; stinker; so-and-so; scum bag; rat; puke; dirty dog; bum; skunk; stinkpot; lowlife.
    • only a rotter would do that
    • kill the rat
    • throw the bum out
    • you cowardly little pukes!
    • the British call a contemptible person a `git'

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crush

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

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switch

  • noun control consisting of a mechanical or electrical or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuit
    electric switch; electrical switch.
  • noun an event in which one thing is substituted for another
    replacement; transposition; permutation; substitution.
    • the replacement of lost blood by a transfusion of donor blood

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tears

  • noun the process of shedding tears (usually accompanied by sobs or other inarticulate sounds)
    weeping; crying.
    • I hate to hear the crying of a child
    • she was in tears
  • noun a drop of the clear salty saline solution secreted by the lacrimal glands
    tear; teardrop.
    • his story brought tears to her eyes

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know-it-all

  • noun someone who thinks he knows everything and refuses to accept advice or information from others
    know-all.

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crabby_person

  • noun a quarrelsome grouch
    crab.

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strait-laced

  • adjective satellite exaggeratedly proper
    puritanical; prissy; square-toed; straight-laced; straitlaced; tight-laced; victorian; prudish; prim; straightlaced; priggish.
    • my straitlaced Aunt Anna doesn't approve of my miniskirts

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garishness

  • noun tasteless showiness
    tawdriness; gaudiness; glitz; meretriciousness; flashiness; brashness; loudness.
  • noun strident color or excessive ornamentation
    gaudiness.

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method

  • noun a way of doing something, especially a systematic way; implies an orderly logical arrangement (usually in steps)
  • noun an acting technique introduced by Stanislavsky in which the actor recalls emotions or reactions from his or her own life and uses them to identify with the character being portrayed
    method acting.

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exercise

  • noun the activity of exerting your muscles in various ways to keep fit
    workout; physical exertion; exercising; physical exercise.
    • the doctor recommended regular exercise
    • he did some exercising
    • the physical exertion required by his work kept him fit
  • noun the act of using
    use; utilization; utilisation; usage; employment.
    • he warned against the use of narcotic drugs
    • skilled in the utilization of computers

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weirdy

  • noun someone unpleasantly strange or eccentric
    weirdo; weirdie; creep; spook.

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pose

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

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tartuffe

  • noun a hypocrite who pretends to religious piety (after the protagonist in a play by Moliere)
    Tartufe.

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leg

  • noun a human limb; commonly used to refer to a whole limb but technically only the part of the limb between the knee and ankle
  • noun a structure in animals that is similar to a human leg and used for locomotion

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graphic_art

  • noun the arts of drawing or painting or printmaking

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tawdriness

  • noun tasteless showiness
    gaudiness; glitz; meretriciousness; flashiness; brashness; loudness; garishness.

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commercial

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

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demoniac

  • noun someone who acts as if possessed by a demon
  • adjective satellite frenzied as if possessed by a demon
    amok; possessed; amuck; berserk; demoniacal.
    • the soldier was completely amuck
    • berserk with grief
    • a berserk worker smashing windows

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magnum_opus

  • noun a great work of art or literature

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unpleasant_woman

  • noun a woman who is an unpleasant person
    disagreeable woman.

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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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sculptor

  • noun an artist who creates sculptures
    statue maker; carver; sculpturer.
  • noun a faint constellation in the southern hemisphere near Phoenix and Cetus

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arts_and_crafts

  • noun the arts of decorative design and handicraft
    • they sponsored arts and crafts in order to encourage craftsmanship in an age of mass production

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deceit

  • noun the quality of being fraudulent
    fraudulence.
  • noun a misleading falsehood
    misrepresentation; deception.

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period_piece

  • noun any work of art whose special value lies in its evocation of a historical period

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over

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

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underhanded

  • adjective satellite marked by deception
    underhand; sneaky.
    • achieved success in business only by underhand methods
  • adjective with hand brought forward and up from below shoulder level
    underhand; underarm.
    • an underhand pitch
    • an underhand stroke

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soul

  • noun the immaterial part of a person; the actuating cause of an individual life
    psyche.
  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; person; individual; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do

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unholy

  • adjective not hallowed or consecrated
    unhallowed.
  • adjective satellite extremely evil or cruel; expressive of cruelty or befitting hell
    satanic; fiendish; infernal; demonic; hellish; diabolical; diabolic.
    • something demonic in him--something that could be cruel
    • fires lit up a diabolic scene
    • diabolical sorcerers under the influence of devils
    • a fiendish despot
    • hellish torture
    • infernal instruments of war
    • satanic cruelty
    • unholy grimaces

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reprimand

  • noun an act or expression of criticism and censure
    reproof; reproval; reprehension; rebuke.
    • he had to take the rebuke with a smile on his face
  • verb rebuke formally
    criminate; censure.

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screech

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

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mannerism

  • noun a behavioral attribute that is distinctive and peculiar to an individual
    idiosyncrasy; foible.
  • noun a deliberate pretense or exaggerated display
    affectation; pose; affectedness.

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creepy

  • adjective satellite annoying and unpleasant
    • some creepy kids were bothering her
  • adjective satellite causing a sensation as of things crawling on your skin
    creepy-crawly.
    • a creepy story
    • I had a creepy-crawly feeling

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shooter

  • noun a large marble used for shooting in the game of marbles
    taw.
  • noun a person who shoots (usually with respect to their ability to shoot)
    shot.
    • he is a crack shot
    • a poor shooter

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persnickety

  • adjective satellite (used colloquially) overly conceited or arrogant
    snotty; snot-nosed; bigheaded; stuck-up; 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 characterized by excessive precision and attention to trivial details
    pernickety.
    • a persnickety job
    • a persnickety school teacher

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pretentiousness

  • noun lack of elegance as a consequence of being pompous and puffed up with vanity
    splashiness; pompousness; ostentation; puffiness; inflation; pomposity; ostentatiousness.
  • noun the quality of being pretentious (behaving or speaking in such a manner as to create a false appearance of great importance or worth)
    pretension; largeness.

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crybaby

  • noun a person who lacks confidence, is irresolute and wishy-washy
    chicken; wimp.
  • noun a person given to excessive complaints and crying and whining
    squawker; moaner; sniveller; complainer; whiner; grumbler; bellyacher.

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painter

  • noun an artist who paints
  • noun a worker who is employed to cover objects with paint

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talk_through_one's_hat

  • verb speak insincerely or without regard for facts or truths
    fake; bull; bullshit.
    • The politician was not well prepared for the debate and faked it

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pick

  • noun the person or thing chosen or selected
    selection; choice.
    • he was my pick for mayor
  • noun the quantity of a crop that is harvested
    picking.
    • he sent the first picking of berries to the market
    • it was the biggest peach pick in years

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climb

  • noun an upward slope or grade (as in a road)
    acclivity; upgrade; raise; rise; ascent.
    • the car couldn't make it up the rise
  • noun an event that involves rising to a higher point (as in altitude or temperature or intensity etc.)
    climbing; mounting.

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climber

  • noun a vine or climbing plant that readily grows up a support or over other plants
  • noun someone seeking social prominence by obsequious behavior
    social climber.

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plastic

  • noun generic name for certain synthetic or semisynthetic materials that can be molded or extruded into objects or films or filaments or used for making e.g. coatings and adhesives
  • noun a card (usually plastic) that assures a seller that the person using it has a satisfactory credit rating and that the issuer will see to it that the seller receives payment for the merchandise delivered
    charge plate; charge card; credit card.
    • do you take plastic?

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falsity

  • noun the state of being false or untrue
    falseness.
    • argument could not determine its truth or falsity
  • noun a false statement
    falsehood; untruth.

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primitive_art

  • noun a genre of art and outdoor constructions made by untrained artists who do not recognize themselves as artists
    naive art; outsider art; vernacular art; self-taught art.

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polysyllabic_word

  • noun a word of more than three syllables
    polysyllable.

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scoffer

  • noun someone who eats food rapidly and greedily
    gorger.
  • noun someone who jeers or mocks or treats something with contempt or calls out in derision
    jeerer; flouter; mocker.

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sneer

  • noun a facial expression of contempt or scorn; the upper lip curls
    leer.
  • noun a contemptuous or scornful remark

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remnant

  • noun a small part or portion that remains after the main part no longer exists
    leftover.
  • noun a piece of cloth that is left over after the rest has been used or sold
    oddment; remainder; end.

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dogshit

  • noun obscene words for unacceptable behavior
    crap; horseshit; Irish bull; bull; bullshit; shit.
    • I put up with a lot of bullshit from that jerk
    • what he said was mostly bull

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gewgaw

  • noun cheap showy jewelry or ornament on clothing
    fallal; bangle; novelty; trinket; gaud; bauble.

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uppish

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

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fake

  • noun something that is a counterfeit; not what it seems to be
    postiche; sham.
  • noun a person who makes deceitful pretenses
    fraud; shammer; imposter; impostor; pseudo; faker; pseud; role player; pretender; sham.

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grouchy

  • adjective satellite annoyed and irritable
    crabby; ill-tempered; crabbed; cross; bad-tempered; grumpy; fussy.

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show-off

  • noun someone who deliberately behaves in such a way as to attract attention
    exhibitionist.

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fakery

  • noun the act of faking (or the product of faking)

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faultfinder

  • noun someone who is critical of the motives of others
    cynic.

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snoot

  • noun a person regarded as arrogant and annoying
    snob; snot; prig.
  • noun informal terms for the nose
    hooter; nozzle; schnoz; snout; beak; schnozzle; honker.

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topiary

  • noun a garden having shrubs clipped or trimmed into decorative shapes especially of animals
  • noun making decorative shapes by trimming shrubs or trees

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crap

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

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sporty

  • adjective satellite exhibiting or calling for sportsmanship or fair play
    sporting; clean; sportsmanlike.
    • a clean fight
    • a sporting solution of the disagreement
    • sportsmanlike conduct
  • adjective satellite (used especially of clothes) marked by conspicuous display
    showy; gaudy; flashy; jazzy.

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veer

  • verb turn sharply; change direction abruptly
    swerve; cut; trend; curve; sheer; slew; slue.
    • The car cut to the left at the intersection
    • The motorbike veered to the right
  • verb shift to a clockwise direction
    • the wind veered

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sesquipedalian

  • noun a very long word (a foot and a half long)
    sesquipedalia.
  • adjective satellite given to the overuse of long words
    • sesquipedalian orators
    • this sesquipedalian way of saying one has no money

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single

  • noun a base hit on which the batter stops safely at first base
    bingle.
  • noun the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number
    ace; I; unity; one; 1.
    • he has the one but will need a two and three to go with it
    • they had lunch at one

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anathema

  • noun a detested person
    bete noire.
    • he is an anathema to me
  • noun a formal ecclesiastical curse accompanied by excommunication

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figurative

  • adjective (used of the meanings of words or text) not literal; using figures of speech
    nonliteral.
    • figurative language
  • adjective satellite consisting of or forming human or animal figures
    figural.
    • a figural design
    • the figurative art of the humanistic tradition"- Herbert Read

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process

  • noun a particular course of action intended to achieve a result
    procedure.
    • the procedure of obtaining a driver's license
    • it was a process of trial and error
  • noun (psychology) the performance of some composite cognitive activity; an operation that affects mental contents
    operation; cognitive process; mental process; cognitive operation.
    • the process of thinking
    • the cognitive operation of remembering

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rhel

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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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prudish

  • adjective satellite exaggeratedly proper
    puritanical; prissy; square-toed; straight-laced; straitlaced; strait-laced; tight-laced; victorian; prim; straightlaced; priggish.
    • my straitlaced Aunt Anna doesn't approve of my miniskirts

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upstream

  • adjective in the direction against a stream's current
  • adverb toward the source or against the current
    upriver.

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whited_sepulchre

  • noun a person who is inwardly evil but outwardly professes to be virtuous
    whited sepulcher.

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prep

  • noun preparatory school work done outside school (especially at home)
    preparation; homework.

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loving

  • adjective feeling or showing love and affection
    • loving parents
    • loving glances
  • verb have a great affection or liking for
    love.
    • I love French food
    • She loves her boss and works hard for him

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son_of_a_bitch

  • noun insulting terms of address for people who are stupid or irritating or ridiculous
    mother fucker; bastard; SOB; prick; motherfucker; whoreson; dickhead; asshole; cocksucker; shit.

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diptych

  • noun a painting or carving (especially an altarpiece) on two panels (usually hinged like a book)

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son

  • noun a male human offspring
    boy.
    • their son became a famous judge
    • his boy is taller than he is
  • noun the divine word of God; the second person in the Trinity (incarnate in Jesus)
    Logos; Word.

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bombast

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

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highfalutin

  • adjective satellite affectedly genteel
    grandiose; la-di-da; highfaluting; hoity-toity; hifalutin.

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bombastic

  • adjective satellite ostentatiously lofty in style
    tumid; orotund; large; turgid; declamatory.
    • a man given to large talk
    • tumid political prose

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comparison

  • noun the act of examining resemblances
    comparing.
    • they made a comparison of noise levels
    • the fractions selected for comparison must require pupils to consider both numerator and denominator
  • noun relation based on similarities and differences

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jeerer

  • noun someone who jeers or mocks or treats something with contempt or calls out in derision
    flouter; mocker; scoffer.

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cliquish

  • adjective satellite befitting or characteristic of those who incline to social exclusiveness and who rebuff the advances of people considered inferior
    clannish; clubby; snobbish; snobby.

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holier-than-thou

  • adjective satellite excessively or hypocritically pious
    pharisaic; self-righteous; sanctimonious; pietistic; pharisaical; pietistical.
    • a sickening sanctimonious smile

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musician

  • noun someone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession)
    player; instrumentalist.
  • noun artist who composes or conducts music as a profession

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phony

  • noun a person who professes beliefs and opinions that he or she does not hold in order to conceal his or her real feelings or motives
    hypocrite; phoney; dissembler; dissimulator; pretender.
  • adjective satellite fraudulent; having a misleading appearance
    bastard; phoney; bogus; fake.

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karmic

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oppressor

  • noun a person of authority who subjects others to undue pressures

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pomposity

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

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pretense

  • noun the act of giving a false appearance
    pretence; feigning; pretending; simulation.
    • his conformity was only pretending
  • noun pretending with intention to deceive
    pretence; dissembling; feigning.

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off-colour

  • adjective satellite in violation of good taste even verging on the indecent
    indelicate; off-color.
    • an indelicate remark
    • an off-color joke

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socket

  • noun a bony hollow into which a structure fits
  • noun receptacle where something (a pipe or probe or end of a bone) is inserted

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fly

  • noun two-winged insects characterized by active flight
  • noun flap consisting of a piece of canvas that can be drawn back to provide entrance to a tent
    rainfly; tent flap; fly sheet; tent-fly.

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pontifical

  • noun the vestments and other insignia of a pontiff (especially a bishop)
  • adjective proceeding from or ordered by or subject to a pope or the papacy regarded as the successor of the Apostles
    papal; apostolical; apostolic.
    • papal dispensation

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work_of_art

  • noun art that is a product of one of the fine arts (especially a painting or sculpture of artistic merit)

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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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word

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

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over-embellished

  • adjective satellite excessively elaborate or showily expressed
    purple; empurpled.
    • a writer of empurpled literature
    • many purple passages
    • an over-embellished story of the fish that got away

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player

  • noun a person who participates in or is skilled at some game
    participant.
  • noun someone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession)
    musician; instrumentalist.

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gloriosus

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wangling

  • noun an instance of accomplishing something by scheming or trickery
    wangle.
  • verb achieve something by means of trickery or devious methods
    manage; finagle; wangle.

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tiffany

  • noun United States artist who developed Tiffany glass (1848-1933)
    Louis Comfort Tiffany.

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pretend

  • noun the enactment of a pretense
    make-believe.
    • it was just pretend
  • verb make believe with the intent to deceive
    affect; feign; dissemble; sham.
    • He feigned that he was ill
    • He shammed a headache

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dissembler

  • noun a person who professes beliefs and opinions that he or she does not hold in order to conceal his or her real feelings or motives
    hypocrite; phoney; phony; dissimulator; pretender.

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clubby

  • adjective satellite effusively sociable
    clubbish.
    • a clubbish set
    • we got rather clubby
  • adjective satellite befitting or characteristic of those who incline to social exclusiveness and who rebuff the advances of people considered inferior
    clannish; cliquish; snobbish; snobby.

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knocker

  • noun (Yiddish) a big shot who knows it and acts that way; a boastful immoderate person
  • noun a person who knocks (as seeking to gain admittance)
    • open the door and see who the knocker is

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straddle

  • noun a noncommittal or equivocal position
  • noun a gymnastic exercise performed with a leg on either side of the parallel bars

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splashiness

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

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snobby

  • adjective satellite befitting or characteristic of those who incline to social exclusiveness and who rebuff the advances of people considered inferior
    clannish; cliquish; clubby; snobbish.

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putoff

  • noun a pretext for delay or inaction

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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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empurpled

  • adjective satellite excessively elaborate or showily expressed
    purple; over-embellished.
    • a writer of empurpled literature
    • many purple passages
    • an over-embellished story of the fish that got away
  • verb color purple
    purple; empurple; purpurate.

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poseur

  • noun a person who habitually pretends to be something he is not
    poser.

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straight_hang

  • noun a hang performed on the rings or parallel bars with the body erect and the arms at the sides

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social

  • noun a party of people assembled to promote sociability and communal activity
    mixer; sociable.
  • adjective relating to human society and its members
    societal.
    • social institutions
    • societal evolution
    • societal forces
    • social legislation

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tat

  • noun tastelessness by virtue of being cheap and vulgar
    tackiness; cheapness; sleaze.
  • noun a projective technique using black-and-white pictures; subjects tell a story about each picture
    Thematic Apperception Test.

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dropper

  • noun pipet consisting of a small tube with a vacuum bulb at one end for drawing liquid in and releasing it a drop at a time
    eye dropper.
    • she used an eye dropper to administer medication to the eyes

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atrocious

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

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bent

  • noun a relatively permanent inclination to react in a particular way
    set.
    • the set of his mind was obvious
  • noun grass for pastures and lawns especially bowling and putting greens
    bent grass; bent-grass.

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high-sounding

  • adjective satellite pretentious (especially with regard to language or ideals)
    high-flown; inflated.
    • high-flown talk of preserving the moral tone of the school
    • a high-sounding dissertation on the means to attain social revolution

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hirschfeld

  • noun United States artist noted for his line-drawn caricatures (1904-2003)
    Al Hirschfeld.

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tetchy

  • adjective satellite easily irritated or annoyed
    peckish; nettlesome; testy; petulant; cranky; techy; fractious; irritable; scratchy; pettish; peevish.
    • an incorrigibly fractious young man
    • not the least nettlesome of his countrymen

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virtu

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

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weisenheimer

  • noun an upstart who makes conceited, sardonic, insolent comments
    wise guy; wisenheimer; wiseacre; smart aleck.

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high

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

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drawer

  • noun a boxlike container in a piece of furniture; made so as to slide in and out
  • noun the person who writes a check or draft instructing the drawee to pay someone else

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critic

  • noun a person who is professionally engaged in the analysis and interpretation of works of art
  • noun anyone who expresses a reasoned judgment of something

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rise

  • noun a growth in strength or number or importance
  • noun the act of changing location in an upward direction
    ascension; ascent; ascending.

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romanticist

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

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imitation

  • noun the doctrine that representations of nature or human behavior should be accurate imitations
  • noun something copied or derived from an original

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simulation

  • noun the act of imitating the behavior of some situation or some process by means of something suitably analogous (especially for the purpose of study or personnel training)
  • noun (computer science) the technique of representing the real world by a computer program
    computer simulation.
    • a simulation should imitate the internal processes and not merely the results of the thing being simulated

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nonliteral

  • adjective (used of the meanings of words or text) not literal; using figures of speech
    figurative.
    • figurative language

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cocksucker

  • noun a person who performs fellatio
  • noun insulting terms of address for people who are stupid or irritating or ridiculous
    mother fucker; bastard; SOB; prick; motherfucker; whoreson; dickhead; son of a bitch; asshole; shit.

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counterfeit

  • noun a copy that is represented as the original
    forgery.
  • verb make a copy of with the intent to deceive
    forge; fake.
    • he faked the signature
    • they counterfeited dollar bills
    • She forged a Green Card

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hog

  • noun a person regarded as greedy and pig-like
    pig.
  • noun a sheep up to the age of one year; one yet to be sheared
    hogget; hogg.

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goal

  • noun the state of affairs that a plan is intended to achieve and that (when achieved) terminates behavior intended to achieve it
    end.
    • the ends justify the means
  • noun the place designated as the end (as of a race or journey)
    destination; finish.
    • a crowd assembled at the finish
    • he was nearly exhausted as their destination came into view

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polysyllable

  • noun a word of more than three syllables
    polysyllabic word.

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magniloquence

  • noun high-flown style; excessive use of verbal ornamentation
    grandiosity; grandiloquence; rhetoric; ornateness.
    • the grandiosity of his prose
    • an excessive ornateness of language

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machine

  • noun any mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks
  • noun an efficient person
    • the boxer was a magnificent fighting machine

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hot

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

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reject

  • noun the person or thing that is rejected or set aside as inferior in quality
    cull.
  • verb refuse to accept or acknowledge
    • I reject the idea of starting a war
    • The journal rejected the student's paper

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maestro

  • noun an artist of consummate skill
    master.
    • a master of the violin
    • one of the old masters

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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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fudge

  • noun soft creamy candy
  • verb tamper, with the purpose of deception
    wangle; fake; cook; misrepresent; falsify; manipulate.
    • Fudge the figures
    • cook the books
    • falsify the data

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embellish

  • verb add details to
    dramatize; dramatise; blow up; pad; embroider; lard; aggrandise; aggrandize.
  • verb be beautiful to look at
    deck; beautify; decorate; grace; adorn.
    • Flowers adorned the tables everywhere

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trinket

  • noun cheap showy jewelry or ornament on clothing
    fallal; bangle; novelty; gewgaw; gaud; bauble.

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cold_fish

  • noun an aloof unemotional person

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designer

  • noun a person who specializes in designing architectural interiors and their furnishings
    interior decorator; house decorator; interior designer; room decorator; decorator.
  • noun someone who creates plans to be used in making something (such as buildings)
    architect.

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pig

  • noun domestic swine
    grunter; hog; squealer; Sus scrofa.
  • noun a coarse obnoxious person
    slovenly person; sloven; slob.

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claptrap

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

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genre_painting

  • noun a genre depicting everyday life

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dive

  • noun a cheap disreputable nightclub or dance hall
    honkytonk.
  • noun a headlong plunge into water
    diving.

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self-conceited

  • adjective satellite characteristic of false pride; having an exaggerated sense of self-importance
    swollen-headed; egotistic; swollen; conceited; vain; egotistical.
    • a conceited fool
    • an attitude of self-conceited arrogance
    • an egotistical disregard of others
    • so swollen by victory that he was unfit for normal duty
    • growing ever more swollen-headed and arbitrary
    • vain about her clothes

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delicacy

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

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exhibitionism

  • noun extravagant and conspicuous behavior intended to attract attention to yourself
  • noun the perverse act of exposing and attracting attention to your own genitals
    immodesty.

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underhand

  • adjective with hand brought forward and up from below shoulder level
    underarm; underhanded.
    • an underhand pitch
    • an underhand stroke
  • adjective satellite marked by deception
    underhanded; sneaky.
    • achieved success in business only by underhand methods

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possum

  • noun nocturnal arboreal marsupial having a naked prehensile tail found from southern North America to northern South America
    opossum.
  • noun small furry Australian arboreal marsupials having long usually prehensile tails
    phalanger; opossum.

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sob

  • noun a dyspneic condition
    shortness of breath; breathlessness.
  • noun insulting terms of address for people who are stupid or irritating or ridiculous
    mother fucker; bastard; prick; motherfucker; whoreson; dickhead; son of a bitch; asshole; cocksucker; shit.

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exhibitionist

  • noun someone with a compulsive desire to expose the genitals
    flasher.
  • noun someone who deliberately behaves in such a way as to attract attention
    show-off.

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bluff

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

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tormentor

  • noun someone who torments
    persecutor; tormenter.
  • noun a flat at each side of the stage to prevent the audience from seeing into the wings
    teaser; tormenter.

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ostentatiousness

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

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flourish

  • noun a showy gesture
    • she entered with a great flourish
  • noun an ornamental embellishment in writing

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compatibility

  • noun a feeling of sympathetic understanding
  • noun capability of existing or performing in harmonious or congenial combination

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egotistical

  • adjective satellite characteristic of those having an inflated idea of their own importance
    egotistic; narcissistic; self-loving.
  • adjective satellite characteristic of false pride; having an exaggerated sense of self-importance
    swollen-headed; egotistic; swollen; conceited; self-conceited; vain.
    • a conceited fool
    • an attitude of self-conceited arrogance
    • an egotistical disregard of others
    • so swollen by victory that he was unfit for normal duty
    • growing ever more swollen-headed and arbitrary
    • vain about her clothes

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disagreeable

  • adjective not to your liking
    • a disagreeable situation
  • adjective satellite unpleasant to interact with
    • a disagreeable old man

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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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fallal

  • noun cheap showy jewelry or ornament on clothing
    bangle; novelty; trinket; gewgaw; gaud; bauble.

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misanthropic

  • adjective satellite believing the worst of human nature and motives; having a sneering disbelief in e.g. selflessness of others
    misanthropical; cynical.
  • adjective satellite hating mankind in general
    misanthropical.

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neck

  • noun the part of an organism (human or animal) that connects the head to the rest of the body
    cervix.
    • he admired her long graceful neck
    • the horse won by a neck
  • noun a narrow elongated projecting strip of land

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four

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of three and one
    tetrad; quaternity; quadruplet; foursome; Little Joe; IV; quaternion; quatern; quaternary; quartet; 4.
  • noun a playing card or domino or die whose upward face shows four pips
    four-spot.

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sculpturer

  • noun an artist who creates sculptures
    statue maker; carver; sculptor.

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diabolical

  • adjective satellite showing the cunning or ingenuity or wickedness typical of a devil
    mephistophelean; diabolic; devilish; mephistophelian.
    • devilish schemes
    • the cold calculation and diabolic art of some statesmen
    • the diabolical expression on his face
    • a mephistophelian glint in his eye
  • adjective satellite extremely evil or cruel; expressive of cruelty or befitting hell
    satanic; fiendish; infernal; demonic; hellish; unholy; diabolic.
    • something demonic in him--something that could be cruel
    • fires lit up a diabolic scene
    • diabolical sorcerers under the influence of devils
    • a fiendish despot
    • hellish torture
    • infernal instruments of war
    • satanic cruelty
    • unholy grimaces

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spout

  • noun an opening that allows the passage of liquids or grain
  • verb gush forth in a sudden stream or jet
    spurt; spirt; gush.
    • water gushed forth

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paw

  • noun a clawed foot of an animal especially a quadruped
  • noun the (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb
    mitt; manus; hand.
    • he had the hands of a surgeon
    • he extended his mitt

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explicit

  • adjective precisely and clearly expressed or readily observable; leaving nothing to implication
    expressed.
    • explicit instructions
    • she made her wishes explicit
    • explicit sexual scenes
  • adjective satellite in accordance with fact or the primary meaning of a term
    denotative.

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dragon

  • noun a creature of Teutonic mythology; usually represented as breathing fire and having a reptilian body and sometimes wings
    firedrake.
  • noun a fiercely vigilant and unpleasant woman
    tartar.

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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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fictitious

  • adjective satellite formed or conceived by the imagination
    fabricated; fictional; fancied.
    • a fabricated excuse for his absence
    • a fancied wrong
    • a fictional character
  • adjective satellite adopted in order to deceive
    false; put on; assumed; pretended; fictive; sham.
    • an assumed name
    • an assumed cheerfulness
    • a fictitious address
    • fictive sympathy
    • a pretended interest
    • a put-on childish voice
    • sham modesty

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ego

  • noun an inflated feeling of pride in your superiority to others
    self-importance; egotism.
  • noun your consciousness of your own identity
    self.

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uncivilised

  • adjective satellite without civilizing influences
    savage; barbarian; barbaric; uncivilized; wild.
    • barbarian invaders
    • barbaric practices
    • a savage people
    • fighting is crude and uncivilized especially if the weapons are efficient"-Margaret Meade
    • wild tribes

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craft

  • noun the skilled practice of a practical occupation
    trade.
    • he learned his trade as an apprentice
  • noun a vehicle designed for navigation in or on water or air or through outer space

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tall

  • noun a garment size for a tall person
  • adjective great in vertical dimension; high in stature
    • tall people
    • tall buildings
    • tall trees
    • tall ships

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crafty

  • adjective satellite marked by skill in deception
    tricky; wily; knavish; sly; slick; foxy; guileful; tricksy; dodgy; cunning.
    • cunning men often pass for wise
    • deep political machinations
    • a foxy scheme
    • a slick evasive answer
    • sly as a fox
    • tricky Dick
    • a wily old attorney

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talk

  • noun an exchange of ideas via conversation
    talking.
    • let's have more work and less talk around here
  • noun discussion; (`talk about' is a less formal alternative for `discussion of')
    • his poetry contains much talk about love and anger

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producer

  • noun someone who manufactures something
    manufacturer.
  • noun someone who finds financing for and supervises the making and presentation of a show (play or film or program or similar work)

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surrealist

  • noun an artist who is a member of the movement called surrealism

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hifalutin

  • adjective satellite affectedly genteel
    grandiose; highfalutin; la-di-da; highfaluting; hoity-toity.

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fiendish

  • adjective satellite extremely evil or cruel; expressive of cruelty or befitting hell
    satanic; infernal; demonic; hellish; unholy; diabolical; diabolic.
    • something demonic in him--something that could be cruel
    • fires lit up a diabolic scene
    • diabolical sorcerers under the influence of devils
    • a fiendish despot
    • hellish torture
    • infernal instruments of war
    • satanic cruelty
    • unholy grimaces

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move

  • noun the act of deciding to do something
    • he didn't make a move to help
    • his first move was to hire a lawyer
  • noun the act of changing your residence or place of business
    relocation.
    • they say that three moves equal one fire

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feign

  • verb make believe with the intent to deceive
    affect; pretend; dissemble; sham.
    • He feigned that he was ill
    • He shammed a headache
  • verb make a pretence of
    assume; simulate; sham.
    • She assumed indifference, even though she was seething with anger
    • he feigned sleep

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jerry

  • noun offensive term for a person of German descent
    Boche; Hun; Krauthead; Kraut.

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perceptive

  • adjective of or relating to perception
    • perceptive faculties
  • adjective having the ability to perceive or understand; keen in discernment
    • a perceptive eye
    • a perceptive observation

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flaunt

  • noun the act of displaying something ostentatiously
    • his behavior was an outrageous flaunt
  • verb display proudly; act ostentatiously or pretentiously
    swank; flash; show off; ostentate.
    • he showed off his new sports car

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wangle

  • noun an instance of accomplishing something by scheming or trickery
    wangling.
  • verb achieve something by means of trickery or devious methods
    manage; finagle.

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affect

  • noun the conscious subjective aspect of feeling or emotion
  • verb have an effect upon
    impact; touch on; bear upon; bear on; touch.
    • Will the new rules affect me?

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pretext

  • noun something serving to conceal plans; a fictitious reason that is concocted in order to conceal the real reason
    stalking-horse.
  • noun an artful or simulated semblance
    guise; pretence; pretense.
    • under the guise of friendship he betrayed them

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cold

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

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arrogant

  • adjective satellite having or showing feelings of unwarranted importance out of overbearing pride
    self-important; chesty.
    • an arrogant official
    • arrogant claims
    • chesty as a peacock

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developer

  • noun someone who develops real estate (especially someone who prepares a site for residential or commercial use)
  • noun photographic equipment consisting of a chemical solution for developing film

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portable

  • noun a small light typewriter; usually with a case in which it can be carried
  • adjective easily or conveniently transported
    • a portable television set

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splurge

  • noun an ostentatious display (of effort or extravagance etc.)
  • noun any act of immoderate indulgence
    binge; orgy.
    • an orgy of shopping
    • an emotional binge
    • a splurge of spending

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laced

  • adjective closed with a lace
    tied.
    • snugly laced shoes
  • verb spin,wind, or twist together
    twine; lace; interlace; intertwine; enlace; entwine.
    • intertwine the ribbons
    • Twine the threads into a rope
    • intertwined hearts

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crabby

  • adjective satellite annoyed and irritable
    grouchy; ill-tempered; crabbed; cross; bad-tempered; grumpy; fussy.

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gymnastic

  • adjective satellite vigorously active
    athletic; acrobatic.
    • an acrobatic dance
    • an athletic child
    • athletic playing
    • gymnastic exercises
  • adjective of or relating to or used in exercises intended to develop strength and agility
    • gymnastic horse

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fissure

  • noun a long narrow depression in a surface
    crevice; chap; cranny; crack.
  • noun a long narrow opening
    crevice; cleft; scissure; crack.

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hypocrisy

  • noun an expression of agreement that is not supported by real conviction
    lip service.
  • noun insincerity by virtue of pretending to have qualities or beliefs that you do not really have

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smoothie

  • noun someone with an assured and ingratiating manner
    smoothy; sweet talker; charmer.
  • noun a thick smooth drink consisting of fresh fruit pureed with ice cream or yoghurt or milk

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bangle

  • noun jewelry worn around the wrist for decoration
    bracelet.
  • noun cheap showy jewelry or ornament on clothing
    fallal; novelty; trinket; gewgaw; gaud; bauble.

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vernacular_art

  • noun a genre of art and outdoor constructions made by untrained artists who do not recognize themselves as artists
    naive art; primitive art; outsider art; self-taught art.

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stuck-up

  • adjective satellite (used colloquially) overly conceited or arrogant
    snotty; snot-nosed; bigheaded; 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

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swellhead

  • noun a conceited and self-centered person
    egotist; egoist.

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production

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

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pain_in_the_neck

  • noun a bothersome annoying person
    nuisance; pain.
    • that kid is a terrible pain
  • noun something or someone that causes trouble; a source of unhappiness
    annoyance; pain in the ass; pain; infliction; bother; botheration.
    • washing dishes was a nuisance before we got a dish washer
    • a bit of a bother
    • he's not a friend, he's an infliction

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uncivilized

  • adjective satellite without civilizing influences
    savage; barbarian; barbaric; uncivilised; wild.
    • barbarian invaders
    • barbaric practices
    • a savage people
    • fighting is crude and uncivilized especially if the weapons are efficient"-Margaret Meade
    • wild tribes

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farmer

  • noun a person who operates a farm
    granger; sodbuster; husbandman.
  • noun United States civil rights leader who in 1942 founded the Congress of Racial Equality (born in 1920)
    James Leonard Farmer.

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affectedness

  • noun the quality of being false or artificial (as to impress others)
  • noun a deliberate pretense or exaggerated display
    affectation; pose; mannerism.

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high-flown

  • adjective satellite pretentious (especially with regard to language or ideals)
    inflated; high-sounding.
    • high-flown talk of preserving the moral tone of the school
    • a high-sounding dissertation on the means to attain social revolution
  • adjective satellite of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style
    idealistic; exalted; noble-minded; elevated; rarefied; rarified; grand; high-minded; sublime; lofty.
    • an exalted ideal
    • argue in terms of high-flown ideals"- Oliver Franks
    • a noble and lofty concept
    • a grand purpose

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style

  • noun how something is done or how it happens
    fashion; manner; way; mode.
    • her dignified manner
    • his rapid manner of talking
    • their nomadic mode of existence
    • in the characteristic New York style
    • a lonely way of life
    • in an abrasive fashion
  • noun a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period
    expressive style.
    • all the reporters were expected to adopt the style of the newspaper

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oral_cavity

  • noun the opening through which food is taken in and vocalizations emerge
    oral fissure; mouth; rima oris.
    • he stuffed his mouth with candy

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originator

  • noun someone who creates new things
    mastermind; conceiver.

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flex

  • noun the act of flexing
    • he gave his biceps a flex to impress the ladies
  • verb contract
    • flex a muscle

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fractious

  • adjective satellite stubbornly resistant to authority or control
    refractory; recalcitrant.
    • a fractious animal that would not submit to the harness
    • a refractory child
  • adjective satellite easily irritated or annoyed
    peckish; nettlesome; testy; tetchy; petulant; cranky; techy; irritable; scratchy; pettish; peevish.
    • an incorrigibly fractious young man
    • not the least nettlesome of his countrymen

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someone

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

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grievous

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

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maker

  • noun a person who makes things
    shaper.
  • noun terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God
    Jehovah; Creator; God Almighty; Almighty; Lord; Divine; Godhead.

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bigheaded

  • adjective satellite (used colloquially) overly conceited or arrogant
    snotty; snot-nosed; 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

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hunter

  • noun someone who hunts game
    huntsman.
  • noun a person who searches for something
    • a treasure hunter

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expressionist

  • noun an artist who is an adherent of expressionism
  • adjective of or relating to expressionism
    expressionistic.
    • expressionist art

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swelled_head

  • noun an exaggerated opinion of your own importance
    self-importance; egotism.

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milestone

  • noun stone post at side of a road to show distances
    milepost.
  • noun a significant event in your life (or in a project)

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declamatory

  • adjective satellite ostentatiously lofty in style
    tumid; bombastic; orotund; large; turgid.
    • a man given to large talk
    • tumid political prose

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common_scold

  • noun someone (especially a woman) who annoys people by constantly finding fault
    nagger; scold; nag; scolder.

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backtalk

  • noun an impudent or insolent rejoinder
    sass; back talk; sassing; lip; mouth.
    • don't give me any of your sass

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pettish

  • adjective satellite easily irritated or annoyed
    peckish; nettlesome; testy; tetchy; petulant; cranky; techy; fractious; irritable; scratchy; peevish.
    • an incorrigibly fractious young man
    • not the least nettlesome of his countrymen

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bullshit

  • noun obscene words for unacceptable behavior
    crap; horseshit; Irish bull; dogshit; bull; shit.
    • I put up with a lot of bullshit from that jerk
    • what he said was mostly bull
  • verb speak insincerely or without regard for facts or truths
    fake; bull; talk through one's hat.
    • The politician was not well prepared for the debate and faked it

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decorator

  • noun a person who specializes in designing architectural interiors and their furnishings
    interior decorator; house decorator; designer; interior designer; room decorator.
  • noun someone who decorates
    ornamentalist.

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warhorse

  • noun a work of art (composition or drama) that is part of the standard repertory but has become hackneyed from much repetition
  • noun an experienced person who has been through many battles; someone who has given long service
    old stager; veteran; oldtimer; old hand; old-timer; stager.

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tumid

  • adjective satellite ostentatiously lofty in style
    bombastic; orotund; large; turgid; declamatory.
    • a man given to large talk
    • tumid political prose
  • adjective satellite abnormally distended especially by fluids or gas
    tumescent; puffy; intumescent; turgid.
    • hungry children with bloated stomachs
    • he had a grossly distended stomach
    • eyes with puffed (or puffy) lids
    • swollen hands
    • tumescent tissue
    • puffy tumid flesh

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minimalist

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

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rhetoric

  • noun using language effectively to please or persuade
  • noun high-flown style; excessive use of verbal ornamentation
    grandiosity; grandiloquence; ornateness; magniloquence.
    • the grandiosity of his prose
    • an excessive ornateness of language

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tatty

  • adjective satellite showing signs of wear and tear
    ratty; moth-eaten; shabby.
    • a ratty old overcoat
    • shabby furniture
    • an old house with dirty windows and tatty curtains
  • adjective satellite tastelessly showy
    garish; gaudy; brassy; meretricious; tawdry; flash; cheap; flashy; tacky; gimcrack; loud; trashy.
    • a flash car
    • a flashy ring
    • garish colors
    • a gaudy costume
    • loud sport shirts
    • a meretricious yet stylish book
    • tawdry ornaments

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name

  • noun a language unit by which a person or thing is known
    • his name really is George Washington
    • those are two names for the same thing
  • noun a person's reputation
    • he wanted to protect his good name

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jam

  • noun preserve of crushed fruit
  • noun informal terms for a difficult situation
    kettle of fish; mess; fix; muddle; hole; pickle.
    • he got into a terrible fix
    • he made a muddle of his marriage

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skulker

  • noun someone shirking their duty by feigning illness or incapacity
    malingerer; shammer.
  • noun someone waiting in concealment
    lurcher; lurker.

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scolder

  • noun someone (especially a woman) who annoys people by constantly finding fault
    nagger; common scold; scold; nag.

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peasant

  • noun a country person
    bucolic; provincial.
  • noun one of a (chiefly European) class of agricultural laborers

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sodbuster

  • noun a person who operates a farm
    granger; husbandman; farmer.

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hans_arp

  • noun Alsatian artist and poet who was cofounder of dadaism in Zurich; noted for abstract organic sculptures (1887-1966)
    Arp; Jean Arp.

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furtive

  • adjective satellite marked by quiet and caution and secrecy; taking pains to avoid being observed
    surreptitious; sneak; stealthy; sneaky.
    • a furtive manner
    • a sneak attack
    • stealthy footsteps
    • a surreptitious glance at his watch
  • adjective satellite secret and sly or sordid
    backstair; backstairs.
    • backstairs gossip
    • his low backstairs cunning"- A.L.Guerard
    • backstairs intimacies
    • furtive behavior

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realism

  • noun the attribute of accepting the facts of life and favoring practicality and literal truth
    pragmatism.
  • noun the state of being actual or real
    realness; reality.
    • the reality of his situation slowly dawned on him

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vogue

  • noun the popular taste at a given time
    trend; style.
    • leather is the latest vogue
    • he followed current trends
    • the 1920s had a style of their own
  • noun a current state of general acceptance and use

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abstractionism

  • noun an abstract genre of art; artistic content depends on internal form rather than pictorial representation
    abstract art.
  • noun a representation having no reference to concrete objects or specific examples
    unrealism.

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nettlesome

  • adjective satellite causing irritation or annoyance
    pestering; plaguey; plaguy; galling; teasing; vexing; pesky; bothersome; vexatious; annoying; pestiferous; irritating.
    • tapping an annoying rhythm on his glass with his fork
    • aircraft noise is particularly bothersome near the airport
    • found it galling to have to ask permission
    • an irritating delay
    • nettlesome paperwork
    • a pesky mosquito
    • swarms of pestering gnats
    • a plaguey newfangled safety catch
    • a teasing and persistent thought annoyed him
    • a vexatious child
    • it is vexing to have to admit you are wrong
  • adjective satellite easily irritated or annoyed
    peckish; testy; tetchy; petulant; cranky; techy; fractious; irritable; scratchy; pettish; peevish.
    • an incorrigibly fractious young man
    • not the least nettlesome of his countrymen

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grouse

  • noun flesh of any of various grouse of the family Tetraonidae; usually roasted; flesh too dry to broil
  • noun popular game bird having a plump body and feathered legs and feet

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fish

  • noun any of various mostly cold-blooded aquatic vertebrates usually having scales and breathing through gills
    • the shark is a large fish
    • in the living room there was a tank of colorful fish
  • noun the flesh of fish used as food
    • in Japan most fish is eaten raw
    • after the scare about foot-and-mouth disease a lot of people started eating fish instead of meat
    • they have a chef who specializes in fish

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chinoiserie

  • noun a style in art reflecting Chinese influence; elaborately decorated and intricately patterned

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inverted_hang

  • noun a hang performed on the rings with the body upside down

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wangler

  • noun a deceiver who uses crafty misleading methods
    finagler.

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inverted

  • adjective satellite being in such a position that top and bottom are reversed
    upside-down.
    • a quotation mark is sometimes called an inverted comma
    • an upside-down cake
  • verb make an inversion (in a musical composition)
    invert.
    • here the theme is inverted

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disagreeable_woman

  • noun a woman who is an unpleasant person
    unpleasant woman.

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scissors

  • noun an edge tool having two crossed pivoting blades
    pair of scissors.
  • noun a wrestling hold in which you wrap your legs around the opponents body or head and put your feet together and squeeze
    scissors grip; scissor hold; scissors hold; scissor grip.

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abstract_art

  • noun an abstract genre of art; artistic content depends on internal form rather than pictorial representation
    abstractionism.

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inflated

  • adjective satellite enlarged beyond truth or reasonableness
    hyperbolic.
    • a hyperbolic style
  • verb exaggerate or make bigger
    inflate; blow up; expand; amplify.
    • The charges were inflated

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bauble

  • noun a mock scepter carried by a court jester
  • noun cheap showy jewelry or ornament on clothing
    fallal; bangle; novelty; trinket; gewgaw; gaud.

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disagreeable_person

  • noun a person who is not pleasant or agreeable
    unpleasant person.

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large

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

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flower

  • noun a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
  • noun reproductive organ of angiosperm plants especially one having showy or colorful parts
    blossom; bloom.

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network

  • noun an interconnected system of things or people
    web.
    • he owned a network of shops
    • retirement meant dropping out of a whole network of people who had been part of my life
    • tangled in a web of cloth
  • noun (broadcasting) a communication system consisting of a group of broadcasting stations that all transmit the same programs
    • the networks compete to broadcast important sports events

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misanthropical

  • adjective satellite believing the worst of human nature and motives; having a sneering disbelief in e.g. selflessness of others
    misanthropic; cynical.
  • adjective satellite hating mankind in general
    misanthropic.

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draftsmanship

  • noun the creation of artistic pictures or diagrams
    drafting; drawing.
    • he learned drawing from his father

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presumptuous

  • adjective satellite excessively forward
    assumptive; assuming.
    • an assumptive person
    • on a subject like this it would be too assuming for me to decide
    • the duchess would not put up with presumptuous servants

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monopolizer

  • noun someone who monopolizes the means of producing or selling something
    monopoliser; monopolist.

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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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prima_donna

  • noun a vain and temperamental person
  • noun a distinguished female operatic singer; a female operatic star
    diva.

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lowlife

  • noun a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible
    git; crumb; stinker; so-and-so; scum bag; rat; rotter; puke; dirty dog; bum; skunk; stinkpot.
    • only a rotter would do that
    • kill the rat
    • throw the bum out
    • you cowardly little pukes!
    • the British call a contemptible person a `git'

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showy

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

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vervet

  • noun South African monkey with black face and hands
    Cercopithecus aethiops pygerythrus; vervet monkey.

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internet

  • noun a computer network consisting of a worldwide network of computer networks that use the TCP/IP network protocols to facilitate data transmission and exchange
    cyberspace; net.

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print

  • noun the text appearing in a book, newspaper, or other printed publication
    • I want to see it in print
  • noun a picture or design printed from an engraving

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blubber

  • noun an insulating layer of fat under the skin of whales and other large marine mammals; used as a source of oil
  • noun excess bodily weight
    avoirdupois; fat; fatness.
    • she disliked fatness in herself as well as in others

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slob

  • noun a coarse obnoxious person
    slovenly person; sloven; pig.

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vixen

  • noun a malicious woman with a fierce temper
    hellcat; harpy.
  • noun a female fox

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diabolic

  • adjective satellite showing the cunning or ingenuity or wickedness typical of a devil
    mephistophelean; diabolical; devilish; mephistophelian.
    • devilish schemes
    • the cold calculation and diabolic art of some statesmen
    • the diabolical expression on his face
    • a mephistophelian glint in his eye
  • adjective satellite extremely evil or cruel; expressive of cruelty or befitting hell
    satanic; fiendish; infernal; demonic; hellish; unholy; diabolical.
    • something demonic in him--something that could be cruel
    • fires lit up a diabolic scene
    • diabolical sorcerers under the influence of devils
    • a fiendish despot
    • hellish torture
    • infernal instruments of war
    • satanic cruelty
    • unholy grimaces

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one

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

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statue_maker

  • noun an artist who creates sculptures
    carver; sculptor; sculpturer.

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monster

  • noun an imaginary creature usually having various human and animal parts
  • noun someone or something that is abnormally large and powerful
    giant; colossus; behemoth; goliath.

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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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scoff

  • noun showing your contempt by derision
    jeer; scoffing; jeering; mockery.
  • verb laugh at with contempt and derision
    barrack; jeer; gibe; flout.
    • The crowd jeered at the speaker

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satanic

  • adjective satellite extremely evil or cruel; expressive of cruelty or befitting hell
    fiendish; infernal; demonic; hellish; unholy; diabolical; diabolic.
    • something demonic in him--something that could be cruel
    • fires lit up a diabolic scene
    • diabolical sorcerers under the influence of devils
    • a fiendish despot
    • hellish torture
    • infernal instruments of war
    • satanic cruelty
    • unholy grimaces
  • adjective of or relating to Satan
    • Satanic verses

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motherfucker

  • noun insulting terms of address for people who are stupid or irritating or ridiculous
    mother fucker; bastard; SOB; prick; whoreson; dickhead; son of a bitch; asshole; cocksucker; shit.

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mephistophelian

  • adjective satellite showing the cunning or ingenuity or wickedness typical of a devil
    mephistophelean; diabolical; diabolic; devilish.
    • devilish schemes
    • the cold calculation and diabolic art of some statesmen
    • the diabolical expression on his face
    • a mephistophelian glint in his eye

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toity

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complicated

  • adjective satellite difficult to analyze or understand
    • a complicated problem
    • complicated Middle East politics
  • verb make more complicated
    complicate; perplex.
    • There was a new development that complicated the matter

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murmur

  • noun a low continuous indistinct sound; often accompanied by movement of the lips without the production of articulate speech
    murmuring; muttering; mutter; murmuration; mussitation.
  • noun a schwa that is incidental to the pronunciation of a consonant
    murmur vowel.

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put

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

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shrew

  • noun a scolding nagging bad-tempered woman
    termagant.
  • noun small mouselike mammal with a long snout; related to moles
    shrewmouse.

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advance

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

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backwards

  • adverb at or to or toward the back or rear
    rearward; rearwards; backward; back.
    • he moved back
    • tripped when he stepped backward
    • she looked rearward out the window of the car
  • adverb in a manner or order or direction the reverse of normal
    backward.
    • it's easy to get the `i' and the `e' backward in words like `seize' and `siege'
    • the child put her jersey on backward

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puritanic

  • adjective satellite morally rigorous and strict
    blue; puritanical.
    • the puritan work ethic
    • puritanic distaste for alcohol
    • she was anything but puritanical in her behavior

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horseshit

  • noun obscene words for unacceptable behavior
    crap; Irish bull; dogshit; bull; bullshit; shit.
    • I put up with a lot of bullshit from that jerk
    • what he said was mostly bull

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marcel_duchamp

  • noun French artist who immigrated to the United States; a leader in the dada movement in New York City; was first to exhibit commonplace objects as art (1887-1968)
    Duchamp.

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transition

  • noun the act of passing from one state or place to the next
    passage.
  • noun an event that results in a transformation
    conversion; changeover.

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punk

  • noun an aggressive and violent young criminal
    strong-armer; tough; goon; hoodlum; thug; toughie; hood.
  • noun substance that smolders when ignited; used to light fuses (especially fireworks)

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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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startup

  • noun the act of setting in operation
    • repeated shutdowns and startups are expensive
  • noun the act of starting a new operation or practice
    inauguration.
    • he opposed the inauguration of fluoridation
    • the startup of the new factory was delayed by strikes

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tike

  • noun a crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement
    Goth; boor; tyke; barbarian; peasant; churl.
  • noun a young person of either sex
    tiddler; nipper; tyke; small fry; nestling; youngster; child; fry; shaver; minor; kid.
    • she writes books for children
    • they're just kids
    • `tiddler' is a British term for youngster

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fly

  • noun two-winged insects characterized by active flight
  • noun flap consisting of a piece of canvas that can be drawn back to provide entrance to a tent
    rainfly; tent flap; fly sheet; tent-fly.

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egoistical

  • adjective limited to or caring only about yourself and your own needs
    self-centered; egocentric; egoistic; self-centred.

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bragger

  • noun a very boastful and talkative person
    braggart; line-shooter; boaster; blowhard; vaunter.

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bent_hang

  • noun a hang performed with the elbows bent

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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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loudness

  • noun the magnitude of sound (usually in a specified direction)
    volume; intensity.
    • the kids played their music at full volume
  • noun tasteless showiness
    tawdriness; gaudiness; glitz; meretriciousness; flashiness; brashness; garishness.

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commercial_art

  • noun art used for commercial purposes (as in advertising)

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loud

  • adjective characterized by or producing sound of great volume or intensity
    • a group of loud children
    • loud thunder
    • her voice was too loud
    • loud trombones
  • adjective satellite tastelessly showy
    garish; gaudy; brassy; meretricious; tatty; tawdry; flash; cheap; flashy; tacky; gimcrack; trashy.
    • a flash car
    • a flashy ring
    • garish colors
    • a gaudy costume
    • loud sport shirts
    • a meretricious yet stylish book
    • tawdry ornaments

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stuck

  • adjective caught or fixed
    • stuck in the mud
  • verb put, fix, force, or implant
    lodge; wedge; stick; deposit.
    • lodge a bullet in the table
    • stick your thumb in the crack

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user

  • noun a person who makes use of a thing; someone who uses or employs something
  • noun a person who uses something or someone selfishly or unethically
    exploiter.

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artistry

  • noun a superior skill that you can learn by study and practice and observation
    prowess; art.
    • the art of conversation
    • it's quite an art

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hellish

  • adjective satellite very unpleasant
    god-awful; beastly.
    • hellish weather
    • stop that god-awful racket
  • adjective satellite extremely evil or cruel; expressive of cruelty or befitting hell
    satanic; fiendish; infernal; demonic; unholy; diabolical; diabolic.
    • something demonic in him--something that could be cruel
    • fires lit up a diabolic scene
    • diabolical sorcerers under the influence of devils
    • a fiendish despot
    • hellish torture
    • infernal instruments of war
    • satanic cruelty
    • unholy grimaces

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so-and-so

  • noun a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible
    git; crumb; stinker; scum bag; rat; rotter; puke; dirty dog; bum; skunk; stinkpot; lowlife.
    • only a rotter would do that
    • kill the rat
    • throw the bum out
    • you cowardly little pukes!
    • the British call a contemptible person a `git'

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petulant

  • adjective satellite easily irritated or annoyed
    peckish; nettlesome; testy; tetchy; cranky; techy; fractious; irritable; scratchy; pettish; peevish.
    • an incorrigibly fractious young man
    • not the least nettlesome of his countrymen

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scene

  • noun the place where some action occurs
    • the police returned to the scene of the crime
  • noun an incident (real or imaginary)
    • their parting was a sad scene

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fancy

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

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barbarian

  • noun a member of an uncivilized people
    savage.
  • noun a crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement
    Goth; boor; tyke; peasant; churl; tike.

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flashiness

  • noun tasteless showiness
    tawdriness; gaudiness; glitz; meretriciousness; brashness; loudness; garishness.

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rant

  • noun a loud bombastic declamation expressed with strong emotion
    ranting; harangue.
  • noun pompous or pretentious talk or writing
    blah; fustian; bombast; claptrap.

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primitivism

  • noun a wild or unrefined state
    crudeness; rudeness; crudity; primitiveness.
  • noun a genre characteristic of (or imitative of) primitive artists or children

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bitch

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

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vivid

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

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four-flusher

  • noun a person who tries to bluff other people
    bluffer.

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pretence

  • noun a false or unsupportable quality
    pretension; pretense.
  • noun an artful or simulated semblance
    guise; pretense; pretext.
    • under the guise of friendship he betrayed them

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storage

  • noun the act of storing something
  • noun a depository for goods
    entrepot; depot; store; storehouse.
    • storehouses were built close to the docks

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modernism

  • noun genre of art and literature that makes a self-conscious break with previous genres
  • noun the quality of being current or of the present
    contemporaneity; modernity; contemporaneousness; modernness.
    • a shopping mall would instill a spirit of modernity into this village

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jabber

  • noun rapid and indistinct speech
    gabble; jabbering.
  • verb talk in a noisy, excited, or declamatory manner
    rabbit on; spout; rant; rave; mouth off.

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cheesy

  • adjective satellite of very poor quality; flimsy
    cheap; tinny; punk; crummy; bum; sleazy; chintzy.

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meadow

  • noun a field where grass or alfalfa are grown to be made into hay
    hayfield.

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take

  • noun the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property
    return; yield; takings; issue; proceeds; payoff.
    • the average return was about 5%
  • noun the act of photographing a scene or part of a scene without interruption

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moan

  • noun an utterance expressing pain or disapproval
    groan.
  • verb indicate pain, discomfort, or displeasure
    groan.
    • The students groaned when the professor got out the exam booklets
    • The ancient door soughed when opened

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horse

  • noun solid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times
    Equus caballus.
  • noun a padded gymnastic apparatus on legs
    gymnastic horse.

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management

  • noun the act of managing something
    direction.
    • he was given overall management of the program
    • is the direction of the economy a function of government?
  • noun those in charge of running a business

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plastic_art

  • noun the arts of shaping or modeling; carving and sculpture

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service

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

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script

  • noun a written version of a play or other dramatic composition; used in preparing for a performance
    playscript; book.
  • noun something written by hand
    handwriting; hand.
    • she recognized his handwriting
    • his hand was illegible

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system

  • noun instrumentality that combines interrelated interacting artifacts designed to work as a coherent entity
    • he bought a new stereo system
    • the system consists of a motor and a small computer
  • noun a group of independent but interrelated elements comprising a unified whole
    scheme.
    • a vast system of production and distribution and consumption keep the country going

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mocker

  • noun someone who jeers or mocks or treats something with contempt or calls out in derision
    jeerer; flouter; scoffer.
  • noun long-tailed grey-and-white songbird of the southern United States able to mimic songs of other birds
    mockingbird; Mimus polyglotktos.

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johns

  • noun United States artist and proponent of pop art (born in 1930)
    Jasper Johns.
  • noun a room or building equipped with one or more toilets
    toilet; bathroom; privy; lavatory; can; lav; john.

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trend

  • noun a general direction in which something tends to move
    tendency.
    • the shoreward tendency of the current
    • the trend of the stock market
  • noun general line of orientation
    course.
    • the river takes a southern course
    • the northeastern trend of the coast

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master

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

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too

  • adverb to a degree exceeding normal or proper limits
    to a fault; excessively; overly.
    • too big
  • adverb in addition
    also; as well; besides; likewise.
    • he has a Mercedes, too

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modernist

  • noun an artist who makes a deliberate break with previous styles

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stinkpot

  • noun a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible
    git; crumb; stinker; so-and-so; scum bag; rat; rotter; puke; dirty dog; bum; skunk; lowlife.
    • only a rotter would do that
    • kill the rat
    • throw the bum out
    • you cowardly little pukes!
    • the British call a contemptible person a `git'
  • noun small freshwater turtle having a strong musky odor
    musk turtle.

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tartufe

  • noun a hypocrite who pretends to religious piety (after the protagonist in a play by Moliere)
    Tartuffe.

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brummagem

  • noun a city in central England; 2nd largest English city and an important industrial and transportation center
    Birmingham.
  • adjective satellite cheap and showy
    • a cheap Brummagem imitation

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gaudy

  • noun (Britain) a celebratory reunion feast or entertainment held a college
  • adjective satellite tastelessly showy
    garish; brassy; meretricious; tatty; tawdry; flash; cheap; flashy; tacky; gimcrack; loud; trashy.
    • a flash car
    • a flashy ring
    • garish colors
    • a gaudy costume
    • loud sport shirts
    • a meretricious yet stylish book
    • tawdry ornaments

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pomp

  • noun cheap or pretentious or vain display
    gaudery.
  • noun ceremonial elegance and splendor
    eclat.
    • entered with much eclat in a coach drawn by eight white horses

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stuffed

  • adjective satellite filled with something
    • a stuffed turkey
  • verb cram into a cavity
    stuff.
    • The child stuffed candy into his pockets

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naive_art

  • noun a genre of art and outdoor constructions made by untrained artists who do not recognize themselves as artists
    primitive art; outsider art; vernacular art; self-taught art.

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swollen

  • adjective satellite characteristic of false pride; having an exaggerated sense of self-importance
    swollen-headed; egotistic; conceited; self-conceited; vain; egotistical.
    • a conceited fool
    • an attitude of self-conceited arrogance
    • an egotistical disregard of others
    • so swollen by victory that he was unfit for normal duty
    • growing ever more swollen-headed and arbitrary
    • vain about her clothes
  • verb increase in size, magnitude, number, or intensity
    swell.
    • The music swelled to a crescendo

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centered

  • adjective satellite being or placed in the center
  • verb center upon
    center on; revolve about; revolve around; focus on; concentrate on; center.
    • Her entire attention centered on her children
    • Our day revolved around our work

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snooty

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

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scorner

  • noun a person who expresses contempt by remarks or facial expression
    sneerer.

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appreciation

  • noun understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something
    grasp; hold.
    • he has a good grasp of accounting practices
  • noun delicate discrimination (especially of aesthetic values)
    taste; perceptiveness; discernment.
    • arrogance and lack of taste contributed to his rapid success
    • to ask at that particular time was the ultimate in bad taste

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task

  • noun any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted
    project; undertaking; labor.
    • he prepared for great undertakings
  • noun a specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific fee
    job; chore.
    • estimates of the city's loss on that job ranged as high as a million dollars
    • the job of repairing the engine took several hours
    • the endless task of classifying the samples
    • the farmer's morning chores

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dissemble

  • verb make believe with the intent to deceive
    affect; feign; pretend; sham.
    • He feigned that he was ill
    • He shammed a headache
  • verb hide under a false appearance
    mask; cloak.
    • He masked his disappointment

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expressive_style

  • noun a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period
    style.
    • all the reporters were expected to adopt the style of the newspaper

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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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believe

  • verb accept as true; take to be true
    • I believed his report
    • We didn't believe his stories from the War
    • She believes in spirits
  • verb judge or regard; look upon; judge
    conceive; think; consider.
    • I think he is very smart
    • I believe her to be very smart
    • I think that he is her boyfriend
    • The racist conceives such people to be inferior

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chintzy

  • adjective satellite of very poor quality; flimsy
    cheap; tinny; punk; crummy; bum; sleazy; cheesy.
  • adjective satellite embarrassingly stingy
    cheap; chinchy.

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artistic_creation

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

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ceramics

  • noun the art of making and decorating pottery
  • noun an artifact made of hard brittle material produced from nonmetallic minerals by firing at high temperatures
    ceramic.

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show_off

  • verb display proudly; act ostentatiously or pretentiously
    swank; flash; flaunt; ostentate.
    • he showed off his new sports car

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snuffle

  • noun the act of breathing heavily through the nose (as when the nose is congested)
    snivel; sniffle.
  • verb sniff or smell inquiringly
    snuff.

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pompous

  • adjective satellite puffed up with vanity
    portentous; grandiloquent; overblown; pontifical.
    • a grandiloquent and boastful manner
    • overblown oratory
    • a pompous speech
    • pseudo-scientific gobbledygook and pontifical hooey"- Newsweek
  • adjective characterized by pomp and ceremony and stately display
    ceremonious.

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tawdry

  • adjective satellite tastelessly showy
    garish; gaudy; brassy; meretricious; tatty; flash; cheap; flashy; tacky; gimcrack; loud; trashy.
    • a flash car
    • a flashy ring
    • garish colors
    • a gaudy costume
    • loud sport shirts
    • a meretricious yet stylish book
    • tawdry ornaments
  • adjective satellite cheap and shoddy
    shoddy; cheapjack.
    • cheapjack moviemaking...that feeds on the low taste of the mob"- Judith Crist

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artificer

  • noun someone who is the first to think of or make something
    discoverer; inventor.
  • noun a skilled worker who practices some trade or handicraft
    journeyman; artisan; craftsman.

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culture

  • noun a particular society at a particular time and place
    civilization; civilisation.
    • early Mayan civilization
  • noun the tastes in art and manners that are favored by a social group

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double

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

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forensic

  • adjective satellite of, relating to, or used in public debate or argument
  • adjective satellite used or applied in the investigation and establishment of facts or evidence in a court of law
    • forensic photograph
    • forensic ballistics

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lion

  • noun large gregarious predatory feline of Africa and India having a tawny coat with a shaggy mane in the male
    king of beasts; Panthera leo.
  • noun a celebrity who is lionized (much sought after)
    social lion.

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discernment

  • noun the cognitive condition of someone who understands
    apprehension; savvy; understanding.
    • he has virtually no understanding of social cause and effect
  • noun delicate discrimination (especially of aesthetic values)
    taste; appreciation; perceptiveness.
    • arrogance and lack of taste contributed to his rapid success
    • to ask at that particular time was the ultimate in bad taste

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project

  • noun any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted
    undertaking; task; labor.
    • he prepared for great undertakings
  • noun a planned undertaking
    projection.

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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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victorian

  • adjective satellite exaggeratedly proper
    puritanical; prissy; square-toed; straight-laced; straitlaced; strait-laced; tight-laced; prudish; prim; straightlaced; priggish.
    • my straitlaced Aunt Anna doesn't approve of my miniskirts
  • noun a person who lived during the reign of Victoria

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future

  • noun the time yet to come
    time to come; futurity; hereafter.
  • noun a verb tense that expresses actions or states in the future
    future tense.

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architect

  • noun someone who creates plans to be used in making something (such as buildings)
    designer.

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john_james_audubon

  • noun United States ornithologist and artist (born in Haiti) noted for his paintings of birds of America (1785-1851)
    Audubon.

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aesthetic

  • noun (philosophy) a philosophical theory as to what is beautiful
    esthetic.
    • he despised the esthetic of minimalism
  • adjective relating to or dealing with the subject of aesthetics
    esthetic.
    • aesthetic values

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design

  • noun the act of working out the form of something (as by making a sketch or outline or plan)
    designing.
    • he contributed to the design of a new instrument
  • noun an arrangement scheme
    plan.
    • the awkward design of the keyboard made operation difficult
    • it was an excellent design for living
    • a plan for seating guests

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sculpture

  • noun a three-dimensional work of plastic art
  • noun creating figures or designs in three dimensions
    carving.

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builder

  • noun a substance added to soaps or detergents to increase their cleansing action
    detergent builder.
  • noun a person who creates a business or who organizes and develops a country
    • empire builder

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vulgarian

  • noun a vulgar person (especially someone who makes a vulgar display of wealth)

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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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bridge

  • noun a structure that allows people or vehicles to cross an obstacle such as a river or canal or railway etc.
    span.
  • noun a circuit consisting of two branches (4 arms arranged in a diamond configuration) across which a meter is connected
    bridge circuit.

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fashion

  • noun how something is done or how it happens
    style; manner; way; mode.
    • her dignified manner
    • his rapid manner of talking
    • their nomadic mode of existence
    • in the characteristic New York style
    • a lonely way of life
    • in an abrasive fashion
  • noun characteristic or habitual practice

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false

  • adjective not in accordance with the fact or reality or actuality
    • gave false testimony under oath
    • false tales of bravery
  • adjective satellite arising from error
    mistaken.
    • a false assumption
    • a mistaken view of the situation

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ltd.

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

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modern

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

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wealth

  • noun the state of being rich and affluent; having a plentiful supply of material goods and money
    wealthiness.
    • great wealth is not a sign of great intelligence
  • noun the quality of profuse abundance
    • she has a wealth of talent

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bad-tempered

  • adjective satellite annoyed and irritable
    crabby; grouchy; ill-tempered; crabbed; cross; grumpy; fussy.

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gaudery

  • noun cheap or pretentious or vain display
    pomp.

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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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gibe

  • noun an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect
    shaft; 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
  • verb be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics
    fit; tally; correspond; agree; jibe; check; match.
    • The two stories don't agree in many details
    • The handwriting checks with the signature on the check
    • The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun

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sesquipedalia

  • noun a very long word (a foot and a half long)
    sesquipedalian.

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faux

  • adjective satellite not genuine or real; being an imitation of the genuine article; it's real synthetic fur"
    simulated; false; imitation; fake.
    • it isn't fake anything
    • faux pearls
    • false teeth
    • decorated with imitation palm leaves
    • a purse of simulated alligator hide

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churl

  • noun a crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement
    Goth; boor; tyke; barbarian; peasant; tike.
  • noun a selfish person who is unwilling to give or spend
    niggard; skinflint; scrooge.

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dconf

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put_on

  • verb put clothing on one's body
    assume; don; get into; wear.
    • What should I wear today?
    • He put on his best suit for the wedding
    • The princess donned a long blue dress
    • The queen assumed the stately robes
    • He got into his jeans
  • verb add to something existing
    • She put on a sun room

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postmodernism

  • noun genre of art and literature and especially architecture in reaction against principles and practices of established modernism

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meego

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bastard

  • noun insulting terms of address for people who are stupid or irritating or ridiculous
    mother fucker; SOB; prick; motherfucker; whoreson; dickhead; son of a bitch; asshole; cocksucker; shit.
  • noun the illegitimate offspring of unmarried parents
    whoreson; illegitimate; by-blow; illegitimate child; love child.

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koala

  • noun sluggish tailless Australian arboreal marsupial with grey furry ears and coat; feeds on eucalyptus leaves and bark
    Phascolarctos cinereus; koala bear; kangaroo bear; native bear.

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built

  • adjective satellite (used of soaps or cleaning agents) having a substance (an abrasive or filler) added to increase effectiveness
    reinforced.
    • the built liquid detergents
  • verb make by combining materials and parts
    make; build; construct.
    • this little pig made his house out of straw
    • Some eccentric constructed an electric brassiere warmer

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person

  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; soul; individual; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do
  • noun a human body (usually including the clothing)
    • a weapon was hidden on his person

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hoity-toity

  • adjective satellite affectedly genteel
    grandiose; highfalutin; la-di-da; highfaluting; hifalutin.

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cyberart

  • noun art that is produced with the help of computer hardware and software

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firmware

  • noun (computer science) coded instructions that are stored permanently in read-only memory
    microcode.

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sententious

  • adjective satellite abounding in or given to pompous or aphoristic moralizing
    • too often the significant episode deteriorates into sententious conversation"- Kathleen Barnes
  • adjective satellite concise and full of meaning
    pithy.
    • welcomed her pithy comments
    • the peculiarly sardonic and sententious style in which Don Luis composed his epigrams"- Hervey Allen

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snot

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

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line-shooter

  • noun a very boastful and talkative person
    braggart; boaster; blowhard; vaunter; bragger.

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fictive

  • adjective satellite adopted in order to deceive
    false; put on; assumed; pretended; fictitious; sham.
    • an assumed name
    • an assumed cheerfulness
    • a fictitious address
    • fictive sympathy
    • a pretended interest
    • a put-on childish voice
    • sham modesty
  • adjective satellite capable of imaginative creation
    • fictive talent

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lip

  • noun either of two fleshy folds of tissue that surround the mouth and play a role in speaking
  • noun (botany) either of the two parts of a bilabiate corolla or calyx

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stuffed_shirt

  • noun a bore who is extremely formal, pompous, and old-fashioned

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nouveau-riche

  • noun a person who has suddenly risen to a higher economic status but has not gained social acceptance of others in that class
    arriviste; upstart; parvenu.
  • adjective satellite characteristic of someone who has risen economically or socially but lacks the social skills appropriate for this new position
    parvenu; upstart; parvenue.

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snob

  • noun a person regarded as arrogant and annoying
    snoot; snot; prig.

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asshole

  • noun insulting terms of address for people who are stupid or irritating or ridiculous
    mother fucker; bastard; SOB; prick; motherfucker; whoreson; dickhead; son of a bitch; cocksucker; shit.
  • noun vulgar slang for anus
    arse; arsehole; bunghole.

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swelled

  • adjective satellite feeling self-importance
    big; vainglorious.
    • too big for his britches
    • had a swelled head
    • he was swelled with pride
  • verb increase in size, magnitude, number, or intensity
    swell.
    • The music swelled to a crescendo

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narcist

  • noun someone in love with themselves
    narcissist.

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play

  • noun a dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage
    drama; dramatic play.
    • he wrote several plays but only one was produced on Broadway
  • noun a theatrical performance of a drama
    • the play lasted two hours

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misanthropist

  • noun someone who dislikes people in general
    misanthrope.

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aesthetical

  • adjective concerning or characterized by an appreciation of beauty or good taste
    esthetic; esthetical; aesthetic.
    • the aesthetic faculties
    • an aesthetic person
    • aesthetic feeling
    • the illustrations made the book an aesthetic success

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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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eater

  • noun someone who consumes food for nourishment
    feeder.
  • noun any green goods that are good to eat
    • these apples are good eaters

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mother

  • noun a woman who has given birth to a child (also used as a term of address to your mother)
    female parent.
    • the mother of three children
  • noun a stringy slimy substance consisting of yeast cells and bacteria; forms during fermentation and is added to cider or wine to produce vinegar

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take_a_dive

  • verb pretend to be knocked out, as of a boxer

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shoddiness

  • noun the quality of being cheaply imitative of something better
    trashiness.
  • noun the property of weakness by virtue of careless construction
    flimsiness.

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mouth

  • noun the opening through which food is taken in and vocalizations emerge
    oral fissure; oral cavity; rima oris.
    • he stuffed his mouth with candy
  • noun the externally visible part of the oral cavity on the face and the system of organs surrounding the opening
    • she wiped lipstick from her mouth

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device

  • noun an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose
    • the device is small enough to wear on your wrist
    • a device intended to conserve water
  • noun something in an artistic work designed to achieve a particular effect

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alpha

  • noun the 1st letter of the Greek alphabet
  • noun the beginning of a series or sequence
    • the Alpha and Omega, the first and the last, the beginning and the end"--Revelations

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nuisance

  • noun (law) a broad legal concept including anything that disturbs the reasonable use of your property or endangers life and health or is offensive
  • noun a bothersome annoying person
    pain in the neck; pain.
    • that kid is a terrible pain

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model

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

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peevish

  • adjective satellite easily irritated or annoyed
    peckish; nettlesome; testy; tetchy; petulant; cranky; techy; fractious; irritable; scratchy; pettish.
    • an incorrigibly fractious young man
    • not the least nettlesome of his countrymen

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hypocrite

  • noun a person who professes beliefs and opinions that he or she does not hold in order to conceal his or her real feelings or motives
    phoney; dissembler; phony; dissimulator; pretender.

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classicist

  • noun an artistic person who adheres to classicism
  • noun a student of ancient Greek and Latin
    classical scholar.

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flowery

  • adjective of or relating to or suggestive of flowers
    • a flowery hat
    • flowery wine
  • adjective satellite marked by elaborate rhetoric and elaborated with decorative details
    ornate.
    • a flowery speech
    • ornate rhetoric taught out of the rule of Plato"-John Milton

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hot_dog

  • noun someone who performs dangerous stunts to attract attention to himself
    hotdog.
  • noun a frankfurter served hot on a bun
    red hot; hotdog.

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camp

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

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drive

  • noun the act of applying force to propel something
    thrust; driving force.
    • after reaching the desired velocity the drive is cut off
  • noun a mechanism by which force or power is transmitted in a machine
    • a variable speed drive permitted operation through a range of speeds

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traditional

  • adjective consisting of or derived from tradition
    • traditional history
    • traditional morality
  • adjective satellite pertaining to time-honored orthodox doctrines
    • the simple security of traditional assumptions has vanished

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wise_guy

  • noun an upstart who makes conceited, sardonic, insolent comments
    wisenheimer; wiseacre; weisenheimer; smart aleck.

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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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artistic

  • adjective relating to or characteristic of art or artists
    • his artistic background
  • adjective satellite satisfying aesthetic standards and sensibilities
    • artistic workmanship

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enterprise

  • noun a purposeful or industrious undertaking (especially one that requires effort or boldness)
    endeavor; endeavour.
    • he had doubts about the whole enterprise
  • noun an organization created for business ventures
    • a growing enterprise must have a bold leader

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irish_bull

  • noun obscene words for unacceptable behavior
    crap; horseshit; dogshit; bull; bullshit; shit.
    • I put up with a lot of bullshit from that jerk
    • what he said was mostly bull

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crank

  • noun a bad-tempered person
    grouch; churl; grump; crosspatch.
  • noun a whimsically eccentric person
    screwball; fruitcake; nut case; nut; crackpot.

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self-importance

  • noun an inflated feeling of pride in your superiority to others
    ego; egotism.
  • noun an exaggerated opinion of your own importance
    swelled head; egotism.

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skunk

  • noun a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible
    git; crumb; stinker; so-and-so; scum bag; rat; rotter; puke; dirty dog; bum; stinkpot; lowlife.
    • only a rotter would do that
    • kill the rat
    • throw the bum out
    • you cowardly little pukes!
    • the British call a contemptible person a `git'
  • noun a defeat in a game where one side fails to score
    shutout.

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painting

  • noun graphic art consisting of an artistic composition made by applying paints to a surface
    picture.
    • a small painting by Picasso
    • he bought the painting as an investment
    • his pictures hang in the Louvre
  • noun creating a picture with paints
    • he studied painting and sculpture for many years

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snorter

  • noun someone who expresses contempt or indignation by uttering a snorting sound
  • noun something outstandingly difficult
    • the problem was a real snorter

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pietistical

  • adjective of or relating to Pietism
    pietistic.
    • the Pietistic movement
  • adjective satellite excessively or hypocritically pious
    pharisaic; self-righteous; sanctimonious; holier-than-thou; pietistic; pharisaical.
    • a sickening sanctimonious smile

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fussy

  • adjective satellite annoyed and irritable
    crabby; grouchy; ill-tempered; crabbed; cross; bad-tempered; grumpy.
  • adjective satellite overcrowded or cluttered with detail
    busy.
    • a busy painting
    • a fussy design

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noire

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wild

  • noun a wild primitive state untouched by civilization
    natural state; state of nature.
    • he lived in the wild
    • they collected mushrooms in the wild
  • noun a wild and uninhabited area left in its natural condition
    wilderness.
    • it was a wilderness preserved for the hawks and mountaineers

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flouter

  • noun someone who jeers or mocks or treats something with contempt or calls out in derision
    jeerer; mocker; scoffer.

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discoverer

  • noun someone who is the first to think of or make something
    artificer; inventor.
  • noun someone who is the first to observe something
    spotter; finder.

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show

  • noun the act of publicly exhibiting or entertaining
    • a remarkable show of skill
  • noun something intended to communicate a particular impression
    display.
    • made a display of strength
    • a show of impatience
    • a good show of looking interested

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opportunist

  • noun a person who places expediency above principle
    self-seeker.
  • adjective satellite taking immediate advantage, often unethically, of any circumstance of possible benefit
    timeserving; opportunistic.

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granger

  • noun a person who operates a farm
    sodbuster; husbandman; farmer.

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cheap

  • adjective relatively low in price or charging low prices
    inexpensive.
    • it would have been cheap at twice the price
    • inexpensive family restaurants
  • adjective satellite tastelessly showy
    garish; gaudy; brassy; meretricious; tatty; tawdry; flash; flashy; tacky; gimcrack; loud; trashy.
    • a flash car
    • a flashy ring
    • garish colors
    • a gaudy costume
    • loud sport shirts
    • a meretricious yet stylish book
    • tawdry ornaments

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meretriciousness

  • noun an appearance of truth that is false or deceptive; seeming plausibility
    speciousness.
    • the speciousness of his argument
  • noun tasteless showiness
    tawdriness; gaudiness; glitz; flashiness; brashness; loudness; garishness.

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decoupage

  • noun art produced by decorating a surface with cutouts and then coating it with several layers of varnish or lacquer
  • noun the art of decorating a surface with shapes or pictures and then coating it with vanish or lacquer

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sysvinit

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monopolist

  • noun someone who monopolizes the means of producing or selling something
    monopolizer; monopoliser.

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stealthy

  • adjective satellite marked by quiet and caution and secrecy; taking pains to avoid being observed
    furtive; surreptitious; sneak; sneaky.
    • a furtive manner
    • a sneak attack
    • stealthy footsteps
    • a surreptitious glance at his watch

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rebuke

  • noun an act or expression of criticism and censure
    reproof; reproval; reprehension; reprimand.
    • he had to take the rebuke with a smile on his face
  • verb censure severely or angrily
    call on the carpet; rag; dress down; remonstrate; chew out; take to task; call down; jaw; lambast; trounce; scold; chide; berate; chew up; have words; reprimand; reproof; lecture; bawl out; lambaste.
    • The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car
    • The deputy ragged the Prime Minister
    • The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup

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aggravator

  • noun an unpleasant person who is annoying or exasperating
    annoyance.

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utter

  • verb articulate; either verbally or with a cry, shout, or noise
    give tongue to; express; verbalise; verbalize.
    • She expressed her anger
    • He uttered a curse
  • verb express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words)
    let loose; emit; let out.
    • She let out a big heavy sigh
    • He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand

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fake_book

  • noun a fake in the form of an imitation book; used to fill bookcases of people who wish to appear scholarly

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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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slovenly_person

  • noun a coarse obnoxious person
    sloven; slob; pig.

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egoistic

  • adjective limited to or caring only about yourself and your own needs
    self-centered; egocentric; egoistical; self-centred.

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termagant

  • noun a scolding nagging bad-tempered woman
    shrew.

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peck

  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; slew; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; pile; lot; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money
  • noun a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 2 gallons

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unkind

  • adjective lacking kindness
    • a thoughtless and unkind remark
    • the unkindest cut of all
  • adjective satellite deficient in humane and kindly feelings
    pitiless.

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tire

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

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jaw

  • noun the part of the skull of a vertebrate that frames the mouth and holds the teeth
  • noun the bones of the skull that frame the mouth and serve to open it; the bones that hold the teeth

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unix

  • noun trademark for a powerful operating system
    UNIX system; UNIX operating system.

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treasure

  • noun accumulated wealth in the form of money or jewels etc.
    hoarded wealth.
    • the pirates hid their treasure on a small island in the West Indies
  • noun art highly prized for its beauty or perfection
    gem.

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grotesque

  • noun art characterized by an incongruous mixture of parts of humans and animals interwoven with plants
  • adjective satellite distorted and unnatural in shape or size; abnormal and hideous
    monstrous.
    • tales of grotesque serpents eight fathoms long that churned the seas
    • twisted into monstrous shapes

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tyke

  • noun a crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement
    Goth; boor; barbarian; peasant; churl; tike.
  • noun a native of Yorkshire

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perfumery

  • noun perfumes in general
  • noun store where perfumes are sold

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junior

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

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nontextual_matter

  • noun photographs or other visual representations in a printed publication
    graphics; art; artwork.
    • the publisher was responsible for all the artwork in the book

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impostor

  • noun a person who makes deceitful pretenses
    fraud; shammer; imposter; pseudo; faker; pseud; role player; fake; pretender; sham.

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grabber

  • noun an unpleasant person who grabs inconsiderately

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version

  • noun an interpretation of a matter from a particular viewpoint
    • his version of the fight was different from mine
  • noun something a little different from others of the same type
    edition; variant; variation.
    • an experimental version of the night fighter
    • a variant of the same word
    • an emery wheel is the modern variation of a grindstone
    • the boy is a younger edition of his father

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grandiloquent

  • adjective satellite lofty in style
    tall; magniloquent.
    • he engages in so much tall talk, one never really realizes what he is saying
  • adjective satellite puffed up with vanity
    pompous; portentous; overblown; pontifical.
    • a grandiloquent and boastful manner
    • overblown oratory
    • a pompous speech
    • pseudo-scientific gobbledygook and pontifical hooey"- Newsweek

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dissembling

  • noun pretending with intention to deceive
    pretence; pretense; feigning.
  • noun the act of deceiving
    deceit; dissimulation; deception.

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fiend

  • noun a cruel wicked and inhuman person
    ogre; devil; demon; monster.
  • noun an evil supernatural being
    daemon; devil; demon; daimon.

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creative_person

  • noun a person whose creative work shows sensitivity and imagination
    artist.

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circle

  • noun ellipse in which the two axes are of equal length; a plane curve generated by one point moving at a constant distance from a fixed point
    • he calculated the circumference of the circle
  • noun an unofficial association of people or groups
    band; set; lot.
    • the smart set goes there
    • they were an angry lot

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inventor

  • noun someone who is the first to think of or make something
    artificer; discoverer.

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infernal

  • noun an inhabitant of Hell
    • his roar made the infernals quake
  • adjective characteristic of or resembling Hell
    • infernal noise
    • infernal punishment

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glyptography

  • noun carvings or engravings (especially on precious stones)
    glyptic art.
  • noun carving or engraving (especially on stones)

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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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prowess

  • noun a superior skill that you can learn by study and practice and observation
    artistry; art.
    • the art of conversation
    • it's quite an art

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touch

  • noun the event of something coming in contact with the body
    touching.
    • he longed for the touch of her hand
    • the cooling touch of the night air
  • noun the faculty by which external objects or forces are perceived through contact with the body (especially the hands)
    sense of touch; touch modality; skin senses; cutaneous senses.
    • only sight and touch enable us to locate objects in the space around us

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di

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skipjack

  • noun oceanic schooling tuna of considerable value in Pacific but less in Atlantic; reaches 75 pounds; very similar to if not the same as oceanic bonito
    skipjack tuna; Euthynnus pelamis.
  • noun medium-sized tuna-like food fish of warm Atlantic and Pacific waters; less valued than tuna
    Atlantic bonito; Sarda sarda.

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she

This or that female; the woman understood or referred to; the animal of the female sex, or object personified as feminine, which was spoken of.
She loved her children best in every wise. Chaucer.
Then Sarah denied, . . . for she was afraid. Gen. xviii. 15.

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cranky

  • adjective satellite (used of boats) inclined to heel over easily under sail
    tender; tippy; crank.
  • adjective satellite easily irritated or annoyed
    peckish; nettlesome; testy; tetchy; petulant; techy; fractious; irritable; scratchy; pettish; peevish.
    • an incorrigibly fractious young man
    • not the least nettlesome of his countrymen

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meany

  • noun a person of mean disposition
    unkind person; meanie.
  • noun United States labor leader who was the first president of the AFL-CIO (1894-1980)
    George Meany.

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da

  • noun an official prosecutor for a judicial district
    district attorney.

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opensuse

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fraud

  • noun intentional deception resulting in injury to another person
  • noun a person who makes deceitful pretenses
    shammer; imposter; impostor; pseudo; faker; pseud; role player; fake; pretender; sham.

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simulated

  • adjective satellite not genuine or real; being an imitation of the genuine article; it's real synthetic fur"
    faux; false; imitation; fake.
    • it isn't fake anything
    • faux pearls
    • false teeth
    • decorated with imitation palm leaves
    • a purse of simulated alligator hide
  • verb reproduce someone's behavior or looks
    imitate; copy; simulate.
    • The mime imitated the passers-by
    • Children often copy their parents or older siblings

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pretending

  • noun the act of giving a false appearance
    pretence; feigning; pretense; simulation.
    • his conformity was only pretending
  • verb make believe with the intent to deceive
    affect; feign; pretend; dissemble; sham.
    • He feigned that he was ill
    • He shammed a headache

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lear

  • noun British artist and writer of nonsense verse (1812-1888)
    Edward Lear.
  • noun the hero of William Shakespeare's tragedy who was betrayed and mistreated by two of his scheming daughters
    King Lear.

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artificial_flower

  • noun a handmade imitation of a blossom

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wise

  • noun a way of doing or being
    • in no wise
    • in this wise
  • noun United States Jewish leader (born in Hungary) (1874-1949)
    Stephen Samuel Wise.

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self-centeredness

  • noun concern for your own interests and welfare
    self-interest; egocentrism; egoism; self-concern.

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gem

  • noun art highly prized for its beauty or perfection
    treasure.
  • noun a crystalline rock that can be cut and polished for jewelry
    stone; gemstone.
    • he had the gem set in a ring for his wife
    • she had jewels made of all the rarest stones

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aleck

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nouveau

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grandiloquence

  • noun high-flown style; excessive use of verbal ornamentation
    grandiosity; rhetoric; ornateness; magniloquence.
    • the grandiosity of his prose
    • an excessive ornateness of language

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swollen-headed

  • adjective satellite characteristic of false pride; having an exaggerated sense of self-importance
    egotistic; swollen; conceited; self-conceited; vain; egotistical.
    • a conceited fool
    • an attitude of self-conceited arrogance
    • an egotistical disregard of others
    • so swollen by victory that he was unfit for normal duty
    • growing ever more swollen-headed and arbitrary
    • vain about her clothes

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prima

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

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tastelessness

  • noun the property of having no flavor
    flavorlessness; savourlessness; flavourlessness; savorlessness.
  • noun inelegance indicated by a lack of good taste

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poetical

  • adjective of or relating to poetry
    poetic.
    • poetic works
    • a poetic romance
  • adjective satellite characteristic of or befitting poetry
    poetic.
    • poetic diction

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artist

  • noun a person whose creative work shows sensitivity and imagination
    creative person.

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craftsy

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egoism

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

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breeches

  • noun trousers ending above the knee
    knee pants; knee breeches; knickers; knickerbockers.
  • noun opening in the rear of the barrel of a gun where bullets can be loaded
    rear of tube; breech; rear of barrel.

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joker

  • noun a person who enjoys telling or playing jokes
    jokester.
  • noun a person who does something thoughtless or annoying
    turkey.
    • some joker is blocking the driveway

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bag

  • noun a flexible container with a single opening
    • he stuffed his laundry into a large bag
  • noun the quantity of game taken in a particular period (usually by one person)
    • his bag included two deer

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barbaric

  • adjective satellite without civilizing influences
    savage; barbarian; uncivilized; uncivilised; wild.
    • barbarian invaders
    • barbaric practices
    • a savage people
    • fighting is crude and uncivilized especially if the weapons are efficient"-Margaret Meade
    • wild tribes
  • adjective satellite unrestrained and crudely rich
    • barbaric use of color or ornament

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mile

  • noun a unit of length equal to 1,760 yards or 5,280 feet; exactly 1609.344 meters
    mi; stat mi; statute mile; land mile; international mile.
  • noun a unit of length used in navigation; exactly 1,852 meters; historically based on the distance spanned by one minute of arc in latitude
    naut mi; mi; nautical mile; international nautical mile; knot; air mile.

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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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egoist

  • noun a conceited and self-centered person
    swellhead; egotist.
  • noun a self-centered person with little regard for others
    egocentric.

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release

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

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objet_d'art

  • noun a work of art of some artistic value
    piece; art object.
    • this store sells only objets d'art
    • it is not known who created this piece

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gaud

  • noun cheap showy jewelry or ornament on clothing
    fallal; bangle; novelty; trinket; gewgaw; bauble.

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handstand

  • noun the act of supporting yourself by your hands alone in an upside down position

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role_player

  • noun a person who makes deceitful pretenses
    fraud; shammer; imposter; impostor; pseudo; faker; pseud; fake; pretender; sham.
  • noun a theatrical performer
    thespian; player; histrion; actor.

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nontextual

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manger

  • noun a container (usually in a barn or stable) from which cattle or horses feed
    trough.

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kernel

  • noun the inner and usually edible part of a seed or grain or nut or fruit stone
    meat.
    • black walnut kernels are difficult to get out of the shell
  • noun a single whole grain of a cereal
    • a kernel of corn

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self-seeker

  • noun a person who places expediency above principle
    opportunist.

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meanie

  • noun a person of mean disposition
    unkind person; meany.

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art

  • noun the products of human creativity; works of art collectively
    fine art.
    • an art exhibition
    • a fine collection of art
  • noun the creation of beautiful or significant things
    artistic creation; artistic production.
    • art does not need to be innovative to be good
    • I was never any good at art
    • he said that architecture is the art of wasting space beautifully

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ogre

  • noun a cruel wicked and inhuman person
    devil; demon; monster; fiend.
  • noun (folklore) a giant who likes to eat human beings

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cynical

  • adjective satellite believing the worst of human nature and motives; having a sneering disbelief in e.g. selflessness of others
    misanthropic; misanthropical.

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creator

  • noun a person who grows or makes or invents things
  • noun terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God
    Jehovah; God Almighty; Almighty; Lord; Divine; Maker; Godhead.

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imposter

  • noun a person who makes deceitful pretenses
    fraud; shammer; impostor; pseudo; faker; pseud; role player; fake; pretender; sham.

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startup

  • noun the act of setting in operation
    • repeated shutdowns and startups are expensive
  • noun the act of starting a new operation or practice
    inauguration.
    • he opposed the inauguration of fluoridation
    • the startup of the new factory was delayed by strikes

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artsy

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back_talk

  • noun an impudent or insolent rejoinder
    sass; sassing; lip; mouth; backtalk.
    • don't give me any of your sass

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dickhead

  • noun insulting terms of address for people who are stupid or irritating or ridiculous
    mother fucker; bastard; SOB; prick; motherfucker; whoreson; son of a bitch; asshole; cocksucker; shit.

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grumbler

  • noun a person given to excessive complaints and crying and whining
    squawker; moaner; sniveller; crybaby; complainer; whiner; bellyacher.

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computer

  • noun a machine for performing calculations automatically
    data processor; computing machine; information processing system; computing device; electronic computer.
  • noun an expert at calculation (or at operating calculating machines)
    calculator; estimator; figurer; reckoner.

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result

  • noun a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon
    effect; consequence; upshot; outcome; issue; event.
    • the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise
    • his decision had depressing consequences for business
    • he acted very wise after the event
  • noun a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem
    answer; solvent; resolution; solution.
    • they were trying to find a peaceful solution
    • the answers were in the back of the book
    • he computed the result to four decimal places

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trashiness

  • noun the quality of being cheaply imitative of something better
    shoddiness.

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fine_art

  • noun the products of human creativity; works of art collectively
    art.
    • an art exhibition
    • a fine collection of art

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origami

  • noun the Japanese art of folding paper into shapes representing objects (e.g., flowers or birds)

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detractor

  • noun one who disparages or belittles the worth of something
    depreciator; knocker; disparager.

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prim

  • verb assume a prim appearance
    • They mince and prim
  • verb contract one's lips
    • She primmed her lips after every bite of food

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concern

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

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ritz

  • noun ostentatious display of elegance
    • they put on the ritz
  • noun Swiss hotelier who created a chain of elegant hotels (1850-1918)
    Cesar Ritz.

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pyrographer

  • noun an artist who practices pyrography

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whipper

  • noun a person who administers punishment by wielding a switch or whip
    switcher.

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jump

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

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moaner

  • noun a person given to excessive complaints and crying and whining
    squawker; sniveller; crybaby; complainer; whiner; grumbler; bellyacher.

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monstrous

  • adjective satellite abnormally large
  • adjective satellite shockingly brutal or cruel
    grievous; atrocious; flagitious.
    • murder is an atrocious crime
    • a grievous offense against morality
    • a grievous crime
    • no excess was too monstrous for them to commit

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egocentrism

  • noun concern for your own interests and welfare
    self-centeredness; self-interest; egoism; self-concern.

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artificial

  • adjective contrived by art rather than nature
    unreal.
    • artificial flowers
    • artificial flavoring
    • an artificial diamond
    • artificial fibers
    • artificial sweeteners
  • adjective satellite artificially formal
    contrived; stilted; hokey.
    • that artificial humility that her husband hated
    • contrived coyness
    • a stilted letter of acknowledgment
    • when people try to correct their speech they develop a stilted pronunciation

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couturier

  • noun someone who designs clothing
    fashion designer; designer; clothes designer.

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know-all

  • noun someone who thinks he knows everything and refuses to accept advice or information from others
    know-it-all.

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exploiter

  • noun a person who uses something or someone selfishly or unethically
    user.

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scorn

  • noun lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike
    despite; contempt; disdain.
    • he was held in contempt
    • the despite in which outsiders were held is legendary
  • noun open disrespect for a person or thing
    contempt.

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