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venue (Also venues) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to venue

polling_place

  • noun a place where voters go to cast their votes in an election
    polling station.

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deferment

  • noun act of putting off to a future time
    deferral; postponement.

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magnetic

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

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andalucia

  • noun a region in southern Spain on the Atlantic and the Mediterranean; formerly a center of Moorish civilization
    Andalusia.

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counsellorship

  • noun the position of counselor
    counselorship.

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woods

  • noun the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area
    wood; forest.
  • noun the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
    wood.

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mansion

  • noun (astrology) one of 12 equal areas into which the zodiac is divided
    planetary house; house; star sign; sign of the zodiac; sign.
  • noun a large and imposing house
    residence; manse; hall; mansion house.

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regularize

  • verb bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations
    regularise; regulate; order; govern.
    • We cannot regulate the way people dress
    • This town likes to regulate
  • verb make regular or more regular
    regularise.
    • regularize the heart beat with a pace maker

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associated_state

  • noun a state or territory partly controlled by (but not a possession of) a stronger state but autonomous in internal affairs; protectorates are established by treaty
    protectorate.

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black_hole

  • noun a region of space resulting from the collapse of a star; extremely high gravitational field

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eastern_samoa

  • noun a United States territory on the eastern part of the island of Samoa
    American Samoa; AS.

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e_region

  • noun a region of the ionosphere (from 50 to 90 miles up) that reflects radio waves of medium length
    E layer; Heaviside layer; Kennelly-Heaviside layer.

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trash_dump

  • noun a piece of land where waste materials are dumped
    dump; rubbish dump; dumpsite; wasteyard; waste-yard; garbage dump.

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rabbinate

  • noun rabbis collectively
  • noun the office or function of a rabbi

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geology

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

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void

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

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the_pits

  • noun any place of pain and turmoil;
    hellhole; snake pit; hell on earth; hell; inferno.
    • the hell of battle
    • the inferno of the engine room
    • when you're alone Christmas is the pits

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western_united_states

  • noun the region of the United States lying to the west of the Mississippi River
    West.

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golan_heights

  • noun a fortified hilly area between southern Lebanon and southern Syria
    Golan.
    • artillery on the Golan Heights can dominate a large area of Israel

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papal_states

  • noun the temporal dominions belonging to the pope (especially in central Italy)

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prison_guard

  • noun someone who guards prisoners
    screw; jailor; jailer; turnkey; gaoler.

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venue

  • noun the scene of any event or action (especially the place of a meeting)
    locale; locus.
  • noun in law: the jurisdiction where a trial will be held

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remoteness

  • noun the property of being remote
    farawayness; farness.
  • noun a disposition to be distant and unsympathetic in manner
    withdrawnness; aloofness; standoffishness.

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enclosing

  • noun the act of enclosing something inside something else
    envelopment; inclosure; enclosure.
  • verb enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering
    wrap; enclose; envelop; enfold; enwrap.
    • Fog enveloped the house

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sanctum

  • noun a place of inviolable privacy
    sanctum sanctorum.
    • he withdrew to his sanctum sanctorum, where the children could never go
  • noun a sacred place of pilgrimage
    holy place; holy.

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chew

  • noun a wad of something chewable as tobacco
    plug; wad; quid; cud; chaw.
  • noun biting and grinding food in your mouth so it becomes soft enough to swallow
    manduction; chewing; mastication.

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force

  • noun a powerful effect or influence
    • the force of his eloquence easily persuaded them
  • noun (physics) the influence that produces a change in a physical quantity
    • force equals mass times acceleration

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omphalos

  • noun a scar where the umbilical cord was attached
    navel; omphalus; belly button; bellybutton; umbilicus.
    • you were not supposed to show your navel on television
    • they argued whether or not Adam had a navel
    • she had a tattoo just above her bellybutton

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gaza_strip

  • noun a coastal region at the southeastern corner of the Mediterranean bordering Israel and Egypt
    Gaza.
    • he is a Palestinian from Gaza

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somewhere

  • noun an indefinite or unknown location
    • they moved to somewhere in Spain
  • adverb in or at or to some place; (`someplace' is used informally for `somewhere')
    someplace.
    • she must be somewhere

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direct

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

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nail

  • noun horny plate covering and protecting part of the dorsal surface of the digits
  • noun a thin pointed piece of metal that is hammered into materials as a fastener

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coats_land

  • noun a region of western Antarctica along the southeastern shore of the Weddell Sea

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street

  • noun a thoroughfare (usually including sidewalks) that is lined with buildings
    • they walked the streets of the small town
    • he lives on Nassau Street
  • noun the part of a thoroughfare between the sidewalks; the part of the thoroughfare on which vehicles travel
    • be careful crossing the street

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emptiness

  • noun the state of containing nothing
  • noun having an empty stomach

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even

  • noun the latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall)
    eventide; evening; eve.
    • he enjoyed the evening light across the lake
  • verb make level or straight
    even out; level; flush.
    • level the ground

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canaan

  • noun an ancient country in southwestern Asia on the east coast of the Mediterranean Sea; a place of pilgrimage for Christianity and Islam and Judaism
    Palestine; Promised Land; Holy Land.

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settlement

  • noun a body of people who settle far from home but maintain ties with their homeland; inhabitants remain nationals of their home state but are not literally under the home state's system of government
    colony.
    • the American colony in Paris
  • noun a community of people smaller than a town
    small town; village.

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hide

  • noun the dressed skin of an animal (especially a large animal)
    fell.
  • noun body covering of a living animal
    pelt; skin.

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sherman

  • noun United States general who was commander of all Union troops in the West; he captured Atlanta and led a destructive march to the sea that cut the Confederacy in two (1820-1891)
    William Tecumseh Sherman.
  • noun American Revolutionary leader and signer of the Declaration of Independence and the Articles of Confederation and the United States Constitution (1721-1793)
    Roger Sherman.

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kilimanjaro

  • noun the highest peak in Africa; located in northeastern Tanzania; 19,340 feet high
    Mount Kilimanjaro.

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set_down

  • verb put down in writing; of texts, musical compositions, etc.
    get down; put down; write down.
  • verb reach or come to rest
    land.
    • The bird landed on the highest branch
    • The plane landed in Istanbul

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systematizer

  • noun an organizer who puts things in order
    systemizer; orderer; systemiser; systematist; systematiser.
    • Aristotle was a great orderer of ideas

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crunch

  • noun the sound of something crunching
    • he heard the crunch of footsteps on the gravel path
  • noun a critical situation that arises because of a shortage (as a shortage of time or money or resources)
    • an end-of-the year crunch
    • a financial crunch

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niche

  • noun a position particularly well suited to the person who occupies it
    • he found his niche in the academic world
  • noun a small concavity
    recession; corner; recess.

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applier

  • noun a person who requests or seeks something such as assistance or employment or admission
    applicant.
  • noun a device for applying a substance
    applicator.

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here

  • noun the present location; this place
    • where do we go from here?
  • noun queen of the Olympian gods in ancient Greek mythology; sister and wife of Zeus remembered for her jealously of the many mortal women Zeus fell in love with; identified with Roman Juno
    Hera.

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mount_kilimanjaro

  • noun the highest peak in Africa; located in northeastern Tanzania; 19,340 feet high
    Kilimanjaro.

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localisation

  • noun (physiology) the principle that specific functions have relatively circumscribed locations in some particular part or organ of the body
    localization of function; localization; localization principle; localisation of function; localisation principle.
  • noun a determination of the place where something is
    fix; locating; location; localization.
    • he got a good fix on the target

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deposition

  • noun the natural process of laying down a deposit of something
    deposit.
  • noun (law) a pretrial interrogation of a witness; usually conducted in a lawyer's office

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superfund_site

  • noun a site where toxic wastes have been dumped and the Environmental Protection Agency has designated them to be cleaned up
    toxic site; toxic waste area.

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parking_lot

  • noun a lot where cars are parked
    parking area; park; car park.

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active

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

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path

  • noun a course of conduct
    way of life; way.
    • the path of virtue
    • we went our separate ways
    • our paths in life led us apart
    • genius usually follows a revolutionary path
  • noun a way especially designed for a particular use

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tree_line

  • noun line marking the upper limit of tree growth in mountains or northern latitudes
    timber line; timberline.

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dry

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

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property

  • noun something owned; any tangible or intangible possession that is owned by someone;
    belongings; holding.
    • that hat is my property
    • he is a man of property
  • noun a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class
    • a study of the physical properties of atomic particles

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commandership

  • noun the position or office of commander
    commandery.

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settler

  • noun a person who settles in a new colony or moves into new country
    colonist.
  • noun a negotiator who settles disputes

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swab

  • noun implement consisting of a small piece of cotton that is used to apply medication or cleanse a wound or obtain a specimen of a secretion
  • noun cleaning implement consisting of absorbent material fastened to a handle; for cleaning floors
    swob; mop.

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postponer

  • noun someone who postpones work (especially out of laziness or habitual carelessness)
    procrastinator; cunctator.

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upper_side

  • noun the highest or uppermost side of anything
    upside; top; top side.
    • put your books on top of the desk
    • only the top side of the box was painted

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indentation

  • noun a concave cut into a surface or edge (as in a coastline)
    indenture.
  • noun the formation of small pits in a surface as a consequence of corrosion
    pitting; roughness.

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military

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

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divide

  • noun a serious disagreement between two groups of people (typically producing tension or hostility)
  • noun a ridge of land that separates two adjacent river systems
    water parting; watershed.

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mt._rushmore

  • noun a mountain in the Black Hills of South Dakota; the likenesses of Washington and Jefferson and Lincoln and Roosevelt are carved on it
    Rushmore; Mount Rushmore.

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serialize

  • verb arrange serially
    serialise.
    • Serialize the numbers

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replace

  • verb substitute a person or thing for (another that is broken or inefficient or lost or no longer working or yielding what is expected)
    • He replaced the old razor blade
    • We need to replace the secretary that left a month ago
    • the insurance will replace the lost income
    • This antique vase can never be replaced
  • verb take the place or move into the position of
    supercede; supplant; supersede; supervene upon.
    • Smith replaced Miller as CEO after Miller left
    • the computer has supplanted the slide rule
    • Mary replaced Susan as the team's captain and the highest-ranked player in the school

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county

  • noun (United Kingdom) a region created by territorial division for the purpose of local government
    • the county has a population of 12,345 people
  • noun (United States) the largest administrative district within a state
    • the county plans to build a new road

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visible

  • adjective capable of being seen; or open to easy view
    seeable.
    • a visible object
    • visible stars
    • mountains visible in the distance
    • a visible change of expression
    • visible files
  • adjective satellite obvious to the eye
    • a visible change of expression

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pyramid

  • noun a polyhedron having a polygonal base and triangular sides with a common vertex
  • noun (stock market) a series of transactions in which the speculator increases his holdings by using the rising market value of those holdings as margin for further purchases

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kinchinjunga

  • noun a mountain the Himalayas on the border between Nepal and Tibet (28,208 feet high)
    Kanchanjanga; Kanchenjunga; Mount Kanchenjunga.

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landscape

  • noun an expanse of scenery that can be seen in a single view
  • noun painting depicting an expanse of natural scenery

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pigeonhole

  • noun a specific (often simplistic) category
  • noun a small compartment
    cubbyhole.

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gradate

  • verb arrange according to grades
    • These lines are gradated
  • verb pass imperceptibly from one degree, shade, or tone into another
    • The paint on these walls gradates but you don't see it

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music

  • noun an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
  • noun any agreeable (pleasing and harmonious) sounds
    euphony.
    • he fell asleep to the music of the wind chimes

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card

  • noun one of a set of small pieces of stiff paper marked in various ways and used for playing games or for telling fortunes
    • he collected cards and traded them with the other boys
  • noun a card certifying the identity of the bearer
    identity card.
    • he had to show his card to get in

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burying_ground

  • noun a tract of land used for burials
    graveyard; burial ground; memorial park; cemetery; burial site; necropolis.

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strike

  • noun a group's refusal to work in protest against low pay or bad work conditions
    work stoppage.
    • the strike lasted more than a month before it was settled
  • noun an attack that is intended to seize or inflict damage on or destroy an objective
    • the strike was scheduled to begin at dawn

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planetary_house

  • noun (astrology) one of 12 equal areas into which the zodiac is divided
    house; star sign; sign of the zodiac; sign; mansion.

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annapurna

  • noun wife of Siva and a benevolent aspect of Devi: Hindu goddess of plenty
    Anapurna; Parvati.
  • noun a mountain in the Himalayas in Nepal (26,500 feet high)
    Anapurna.

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posting

  • noun a sign posted in a public place as an advertisement
    notice; placard; poster; bill; card.
    • a poster advertised the coming attractions
  • noun (bookkeeping) a listing on the company's records
    • the posting was made in the cash account

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holy

  • noun a sacred place of pilgrimage
    sanctum; holy place.
  • adjective belonging to or derived from or associated with a divine power

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glass

  • noun a brittle transparent solid with irregular atomic structure
  • noun a container for holding liquids while drinking
    drinking glass.

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mount_rushmore

  • noun a mountain in the Black Hills of South Dakota; the likenesses of Washington and Jefferson and Lincoln and Roosevelt are carved on it
    Rushmore; Mt. Rushmore.

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yard

  • noun a unit of length equal to 3 feet; defined as 91.44 centimeters; originally taken to be the average length of a stride
    pace.
  • noun the enclosed land around a house or other building
    curtilage; grounds.
    • it was a small house with almost no yard

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hole

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

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hold

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

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shoot

  • noun a new branch
  • noun the act of shooting at targets
    • they hold a shoot every weekend during the summer

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flora

  • noun all the plant life in a particular region or period
    botany; vegetation.
    • Pleistocene vegetation
    • the flora of southern California
    • the botany of China
  • noun (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
    plant; plant life.

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room

  • noun an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling
    • the rooms were very small but they had a nice view
  • noun space for movement
    elbow room; way.
    • room to pass
    • make way for
    • hardly enough elbow room to turn around

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presentation

  • noun the activity of formally presenting something (as a prize or reward)
    • she gave the trophy but he made the presentation
  • noun a show or display; the act of presenting something to sight or view
    demonstration; presentment.
    • the presentation of new data
    • he gave the customer a demonstration

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interposition

  • noun the action of interjecting or interposing an action or remark that interrupts
    interpellation; interjection; interpolation.
  • noun the act or fact of interposing one thing between or among others
    intervention.

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wadding

  • noun any material used especially to protect something
    packing; packing material.
  • verb compress into a wad
    compact; wad; bundle; pack.
    • wad paper into the box

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swage

  • noun a tool used to thicken or spread metal (the end of a bar or a rivet etc.) by forging or hammering or swaging
    upset.
  • verb form metals with a swage
    upset.

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putoff

  • noun a pretext for delay or inaction

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install

  • verb set up for use
    instal; set up; put in.
    • install the washer and dryer
    • We put in a new sink
  • verb put into an office or a position
    instal.
    • the new president was installed immediately after the election

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shelve

  • verb hold back to a later time
    prorogue; set back; defer; remit; put off; put over; table; postpone; hold over.
    • let's postpone the exam
  • verb place on a shelf
    • shelve books

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elbow

  • noun hinge joint between the forearm and upper arm and the corresponding joint in the forelimb of a quadruped
    elbow joint; cubitus; human elbow; articulatio cubiti; cubital joint.
  • noun a sharp bend in a road or river

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territorial_dominion

  • noun a region marked off for administrative or other purposes
    territory; district; dominion.

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root

  • noun (botany) the usually underground organ that lacks buds or leaves or nodes; absorbs water and mineral salts; usually it anchors the plant to the ground
  • noun the place where something begins, where it springs into being
    origin; beginning; rootage; source.
    • the Italian beginning of the Renaissance
    • Jupiter was the origin of the radiation
    • Pittsburgh is the source of the Ohio River
    • communism's Russian root

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defile

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

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table

  • noun a set of data arranged in rows and columns
    tabular array.
    • see table 1
  • noun a piece of furniture having a smooth flat top that is usually supported by one or more vertical legs
    • it was a sturdy table

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rig

  • noun gear (including necessary machinery) for a particular enterprise
  • noun a truck consisting of a tractor and trailer together
    trailer truck; tractor trailer; semi; trucking rig; articulated lorry.

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jumble

  • noun a confused multitude of things
    welter; muddle; smother; clutter; mare's nest; fuddle.
  • noun small flat ring-shaped cake or cookie
    jumbal.

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organizer

  • noun a person who brings order and organization to an enterprise
    arranger; organiser.
    • she was the organizer of the meeting
  • noun someone who enlists workers to join a union
    labor organizer; organiser.

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parcel

  • noun a wrapped container
    package.
  • noun the allotment of some amount by dividing something
    portion; share.
    • death gets more than its share of attention from theologians

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indention

  • noun the space left between the margin and the start of an indented line
    indent; indenture; indentation.

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end

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

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turn

  • noun a circular segment of a curve
    twist; crook; bend.
    • a bend in the road
    • a crook in the path
  • noun the act of changing or reversing the direction of the course
    turning.
    • he took a turn to the right

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city_of_london

  • noun the part of London situated within the ancient boundaries; the commercial and financial center of London
    the City.

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memorial_park

  • noun a tract of land used for burials
    graveyard; burial ground; cemetery; burying ground; burial site; necropolis.

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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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serialisation

  • noun publication in serial form
    serialization.

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hop

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

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toxic

  • adjective of or relating to or caused by a toxin or poison
    • suffering from exposure to toxic substances

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systematiser

  • noun an organizer who puts things in order
    systematizer; systemizer; orderer; systemiser; systematist.
    • Aristotle was a great orderer of ideas

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look_out_over

  • verb be oriented in a certain direction
    overlook; look out on; look across.
    • The house looks out on a tennis court
    • The apartment overlooks the Hudson

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pokey

  • noun a correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence)
    slammer; gaol; jail; jailhouse; clink; poky.
  • adjective satellite wasting time
    dilatory; laggard; poky.

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lag

  • noun the act of slowing down or falling behind
    retardation; slowdown.
  • noun the time between one event, process, or period and another
    meantime; interim; meanwhile.
    • meanwhile the socialists are running the government

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memorial

  • noun a recognition of meritorious service
    remembrance; commemoration.
  • noun a written statement of facts submitted in conjunction with a petition to an authority

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lump

  • noun a compact mass
    clod; ball; glob; clump; chunk.
    • a ball of mud caught him on the shoulder
  • noun an abnormal protuberance or localized enlargement
    swelling; puffiness.

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mesh

  • noun the number of openings per linear inch of a screen; measures size of particles
    • a 100 mesh screen
    • 100 mesh powdered cellulose
  • noun contact by fitting together
    engagement; meshing; interlocking.
    • the engagement of the clutch
    • the meshing of gears

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lay

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

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law

  • noun the collection of rules imposed by authority
    jurisprudence.
    • civilization presupposes respect for the law
    • the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order
  • noun legal document setting forth rules governing a particular kind of activity
    • there is a law against kidnapping

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isogram

  • noun a line drawn on a map connecting points having the same numerical value of some variable
    isopleth; isarithm.

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mount_communism

  • noun the highest mountain peak in the Pamir Mountains; near the Chinese border in northeastern Tajikistan (24,590 feet high)
    Communism Peak; Mount Garmo; Stalin Peak.

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serbia

  • noun a historical region in central and northern Yugoslavia; Serbs settled the region in the 6th and 7th centuries
    Srbija.

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purging

  • noun an act of removing by cleansing; ridding of sediment or other undesired elements
    purge.
  • noun the act of clearing yourself (or another) from some stigma or charge
    purge; purgation.

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green

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

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jungle

  • noun a location marked by an intense competition and struggle for survival
  • noun a place where hoboes camp
    hobo camp.

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chemical_science

  • noun the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
    chemistry.

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parish

  • noun a local church community
  • noun the local subdivision of a diocese committed to one pastor

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order

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

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blind

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

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councilorship

  • noun the position of council member
    councillorship.

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office

  • noun place of business where professional or clerical duties are performed
    business office.
    • he rented an office in the new building
  • noun an administrative unit of government
    agency; authority; bureau; federal agency; government agency.
    • the Central Intelligence Agency
    • the Census Bureau
    • Office of Management and Budget
    • Tennessee Valley Authority

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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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kanchenjunga

  • noun a mountain the Himalayas on the border between Nepal and Tibet (28,208 feet high)
    Kinchinjunga; Kanchanjanga; Mount Kanchenjunga.

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bishopry

  • noun the office and dignity of a bishop
    episcopate.

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fit

  • noun a display of bad temper
    conniption; tantrum; scene.
    • he had a fit
    • she threw a tantrum
    • he made a scene
  • noun a sudden uncontrollable attack
    paroxysm; convulsion.
    • a paroxysm of giggling
    • a fit of coughing
    • convulsions of laughter

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glycerine

  • noun a sweet syrupy trihydroxy alcohol obtained by saponification of fats and oils
    glycerin; glycerol.

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fairway

  • noun the area between the tee and putting green where the grass is cut short
  • noun the usual course taken by vessels through a harbor or coastal waters

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womanhood

  • noun the state of being an adult woman
    muliebrity.
  • noun women as a class
    woman; fair sex.
    • it's an insult to American womanhood
    • woman is the glory of creation
    • the fair sex gathered on the veranda

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fix

  • noun informal terms for a difficult situation
    kettle of fish; mess; muddle; jam; hole; pickle.
    • he got into a terrible fix
    • he made a muddle of his marriage
  • noun something craved, especially an intravenous injection of a narcotic drug
    • she needed a fix of chocolate

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saddleback

  • noun a pass or ridge that slopes gently between two peaks (is shaped like a saddle)
    saddle.
  • noun a double sloping roof with a ridge and gables at each end
    saddleback roof; saddle roof; gable roof.

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natal

  • noun a region of eastern South Africa on the Indian Ocean
    KwaZulu-Natal.
    • Natal was renamed KwaZulu-Natal in 1994
  • noun a port city in northeastern Brazil

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split

  • noun extending the legs at right angles to the trunk (one in front and the other in back)
  • noun a bottle containing half the usual amount

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northern_territory

  • noun a territory in north central Australia

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imbricate

  • verb place so as to overlap
    • imbricate the roof tiles
  • verb overlap
    • The roof tiles imbricate

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tour

  • noun a journey or route all the way around a particular place or area
    circuit.
    • they took an extended tour of Europe
    • we took a quick circuit of the park
    • a ten-day coach circuit of the island
  • noun a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else)
    go; turn; spell.
    • it's my go
    • a spell of work

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forking

  • noun the place where something divides into branches
    furcation.
  • noun the act of branching out or dividing into branches
    fork; branching; ramification.

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sodom

  • noun any location known for vice and corruption
  • noun (Old Testament) an ancient city near the Dead Sea that (along with Gomorrah) was destroyed by God for the wickedness of its inhabitants

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leaner

  • noun (horseshoes) the throw of a horseshoe so as to lean against (but not encircle) the stake
  • adjective lacking excess flesh
    lean; thin.
    • you can't be too rich or too thin
    • Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look"-Shakespeare

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oxygen

  • noun a nonmetallic bivalent element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless nonflammable diatomic gas; constitutes 21 percent of the atmosphere by volume; the most abundant element in the earth's crust
    O; atomic number 8.

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semidesert

  • noun a region much like a desert but usually located between a desert and the surrounding regions

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huascaran

  • noun a mountain in the Andes in Peru (22,205 feet high)

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ulugh_muztagh

  • noun a mountain in the Kunlun range in China (25,340 feet high)
    Ulugh Muz Tagh.

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sliver

  • noun a small thin sharp bit or wood or glass or metal
    splinter.
    • he got a splinter in his finger
    • it broke into slivers
  • noun a thin fragment or slice (especially of wood) that has been shaved from something
    paring; shaving.

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side

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

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mean

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

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burial

  • noun the ritual placing of a corpse in a grave
    interment; sepulture; inhumation; entombment.
  • noun concealing something under the ground
    burying.

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financial

  • adjective involving financial matters
    fiscal.
    • fiscal responsibility

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concord

  • noun a harmonious state of things in general and of their properties (as of colors and sounds); congruity of parts with one another and with the whole
    concordance; harmony.
  • noun capital of the state of New Hampshire; located in south central New Hampshire on the Merrimack river
    capital of New Hampshire.

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exarchate

  • noun a diocese of the Eastern Orthodox Church
    eparchy.

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mongolia

  • noun a landlocked socialist republic in central Asia
    Outer Mongolia; Mongolian People's Republic.
  • noun a vast region in Asia including the Mongolian People's Republic and China's Inner Mongolia

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railway_junction

  • noun a junction where two or more railway lines meet or cross

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ulugh_muz_tagh

  • noun a mountain in the Kunlun range in China (25,340 feet high)
    Ulugh Muztagh.

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enclosure

  • noun a structure consisting of an area that has been enclosed for some purpose
  • noun the act of enclosing something inside something else
    envelopment; inclosure; enclosing.

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geographical_region

  • noun a demarcated area of the Earth
    geographic area; geographic region; geographical area.

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angular_position

  • noun relation by which any position with respect to any other position is established

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gradient

  • noun a graded change in the magnitude of some physical quantity or dimension
  • noun the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the horizontal
    slope.
    • a five-degree gradient

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gradation

  • noun relative position in a graded series
    step.
    • always a step behind
    • subtle gradations in color
    • keep in step with the fashions
  • noun a degree of ablaut
    grade.

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autotroph

  • noun plant capable of synthesizing its own food from simple organic substances
    autophytic plant; autotrophic organism; autophyte.

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bellybutton

  • noun a scar where the umbilical cord was attached
    omphalos; navel; omphalus; belly button; umbilicus.
    • you were not supposed to show your navel on television
    • they argued whether or not Adam had a navel
    • she had a tattoo just above her bellybutton

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stringer

  • noun a member of a squad on a team
    • a first stringer
    • a second stringer
  • noun a worker who strings
    • a stringer of beads

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safety_island

  • noun a curbed area in a roadway from which traffic is excluded; provides safe area for pedestrians
    safety zone; traffic island; safety isle.

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turning

  • noun the act of changing or reversing the direction of the course
    turn.
    • he took a turn to the right
  • noun act of changing in practice or custom
    • the law took many turnings over the years

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city

  • noun a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts
    metropolis; urban center.
    • Ancient Troy was a great city
  • noun an incorporated administrative district established by state charter
    • the city raised the tax rate

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galloway

  • noun a district in southwestern Scotland
  • noun breed of hardy black chiefly beef cattle native to Scotland

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midpoint

  • noun a point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figure
    center; centre.

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standard

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

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patriarchate

  • noun the jurisdiction of a patriarch
  • noun a form of social organization in which a male is the family head and title is traced through the male line
    patriarchy.

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putty

  • noun a dough-like mixture of whiting and boiled linseed oil; used especially to patch woodwork or secure panes of glass
  • verb apply putty in order to fix or fill
    • putty the window sash

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formation

  • noun an arrangement of people or things acting as a unit
    • a defensive formation
    • a formation of planes
  • noun the act of fabricating something in a particular shape
    shaping.

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superimpose

  • verb place on top of
    lay over; superpose.
    • can you superimpose the two images?

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aragon

  • noun French writer who generalized surrealism to literature (1897-1982)
    Louis Aragon.
  • noun a region of northeastern Spain; a former kingdom that united with Castile in 1479 to form Spain (after the marriage of Ferdinand V and Isabella I)

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shelver

  • noun a worker who puts things (as books) on shelves

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episcopate

  • noun the term of office of a bishop
  • noun the territorial jurisdiction of a bishop
    bishopric; diocese.

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systemiser

  • noun an organizer who puts things in order
    systematizer; systemizer; orderer; systematist; systematiser.
    • Aristotle was a great orderer of ideas

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organize

  • verb create (as an entity)
    organise; form.
    • social groups form everywhere
    • They formed a company
  • verb cause to be structured or ordered or operating according to some principle or idea
    organise.

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render

  • noun a substance similar to stucco but exclusively applied to masonry walls
  • verb cause to become
    • The shot rendered her immobile

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ornamental

  • noun any plant grown for its beauty or ornamental value
  • adjective satellite serving an esthetic rather than a useful purpose
    decorative; cosmetic.
    • cosmetic fenders on cars
    • the buildings were utilitarian rather than decorative

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grade

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

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misplace

  • verb place (something) where one cannot find it again
    mislay; lose.
    • I misplaced my eyeglasses
  • verb place or position wrongly; put in the wrong position
    • misplaced modifiers

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disembarkment

  • noun the act of passengers and crew getting off of a ship or aircraft
    debarkation; disembarkation.

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nanda_devi

  • noun a mountain in the Himalayas in northern India (25,660 feet high)

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holy_sepulchre

  • noun the sepulcher in which Christ's body lay between burial and resurrection
    Holy Sepulcher.

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slezsko

  • noun a region of central Europe rich in deposits of coal and iron ore; annexed by Prussia in 1742 but now largely in Poland
    Schlesien; Silesia; Slask.

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clarity

  • noun free from obscurity and easy to understand; the comprehensibility of clear expression
    limpidity; pellucidity; lucidity; lucidness; clearness.
  • noun the quality of clear water
    uncloudedness; clearness.
    • when she awoke the clarity was back in her eyes

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payload

  • noun the front part of a guided missile or rocket or torpedo that carries the nuclear or explosive charge or the chemical or biological agents
    load; warhead.
  • noun goods carried by a large vehicle
    load; cargo; lading; shipment; loading; consignment; freight.

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borderland

  • noun district consisting of the area on either side of a border or boundary of a country or an area
    march; marchland; border district.
    • the Welsh marches between England and Wales

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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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top

  • noun the upper part of anything
    • the mower cuts off the tops of the grass
    • the title should be written at the top of the first page
  • noun the highest or uppermost side of anything
    upside; upper side; top side.
    • put your books on top of the desk
    • only the top side of the box was painted

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heights

  • noun a high place
    high.
    • they stood on high and observed the countryside
    • he doesn't like heights
  • noun the vertical dimension of extension; distance from the base of something to the top
    tallness; height.

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hedjaz

  • noun a coastal region of the western Arabian Peninsula bordering on the Red Sea; includes both Mecca and Medina; formerly an independent kingdom until it united with Nejd to form the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Hijaz; Hejaz.

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boeotia

  • noun a district of ancient Greece to the northwest of Athens

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packing_material

  • noun any material used especially to protect something
    wadding; packing.

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inferno

  • noun any place of pain and turmoil;
    the pits; hellhole; snake pit; hell on earth; hell.
    • the hell of battle
    • the inferno of the engine room
    • when you're alone Christmas is the pits
  • noun a very intense and uncontrolled fire
    conflagration.

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farming

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

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ranging

  • adjective wandering freely
    • at night in bed...his slowly ranging thoughts...encountered her
  • verb change or be different within limits
    range; run.
    • Estimates for the losses in the earthquake range as high as $2 billion
    • Interest rates run from 5 to 10 percent
    • The instruments ranged from tuba to cymbals
    • My students range from very bright to dull

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urban

  • adjective relating to or concerned with a city or densely populated area
    • urban sociology
    • urban development
  • adjective located in or characteristic of a city or city life
    • urban property owners
    • urban affairs
    • urban manners

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gujerat

  • noun a region of western India to the north of Bombay (bordering the Arabian Sea) where Gujarati is spoken
    Gujarat.
  • noun an industrialized state in western India that includes parts of Bombay
    Gujarat.

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landscape_architecture

  • noun the branch of architecture dealing with the arrangement of land and buildings for human use and enjoyment

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nirvana

  • noun (Hinduism and Buddhism) the beatitude that transcends the cycle of reincarnation; characterized by the extinction of desire and suffering and individual consciousness
    enlightenment.
  • noun any place of complete bliss and delight and peace
    promised land; heaven; Eden; Shangri-la; paradise.

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western

  • noun a sandwich made from a western omelet
    western sandwich.
  • noun a film about life in the western United States during the period of exploration and development
    horse opera.

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furcation

  • noun the place where something divides into branches
    forking.

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prefecture

  • noun the district administered by a prefect (as in France or Japan or the Roman Empire)
  • noun the office of prefect

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camping_area

  • noun a site where people on holiday can pitch a tent
    encampment; bivouac; camping site; campsite; camping ground; campground.

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distance

  • noun the property created by the space between two objects or points
  • noun a distant region
    • I could see it in the distance

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reclining

  • noun the act of assuming or maintaining a reclining position
  • verb move the upper body backwards and down
    recline; lean back.

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mideast

  • noun the area around the eastern Mediterranean; from Turkey to northern Africa and eastward to Iran; the site of such ancient civilizations as Phoenicia and Babylon and Egypt and the birthplace of Judaism and Christianity and Islam; had continuous economic and political turmoil in the 20th century
    Middle East; Near East.
    • the Middle East is the cradle of Western civilization

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tree

  • noun a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
  • noun a figure that branches from a single root
    tree diagram.
    • genealogical tree

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communism_peak

  • noun the highest mountain peak in the Pamir Mountains; near the Chinese border in northeastern Tajikistan (24,590 feet high)
    Mount Garmo; Stalin Peak; Mount Communism.

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walloper

  • noun a very hard hitter
  • noun a winner by a wide margin

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teeing_ground

  • noun the starting place for each hole on a golf course
    tee.
    • they were waiting on the first tee

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disambiguation

  • noun clarification that follows from the removal of ambiguity

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pass

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

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zodiac

  • noun a belt-shaped region in the heavens on either side to the ecliptic; divided into 12 constellations or signs for astrological purposes
  • noun (astrology) a circular diagram representing the 12 zodiacal constellations and showing their signs

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ground_zero

  • noun the target of a projectile (as a bomb or missile)
  • noun the site of the World Trade Center before it was destroyed

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return

  • noun document giving the tax collector information about the taxpayer's tax liability
    tax return; income tax return.
    • his gross income was enough that he had to file a tax return
  • noun a coming to or returning home
    homecoming.
    • on his return from Australia we gave him a welcoming party

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seed

  • noun a small hard fruit
  • noun a mature fertilized plant ovule consisting of an embryo and its food source and having a protective coat or testa

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sounding

  • noun a measure of the depth of water taken with a sounding line
  • noun the act of measuring depth of water (usually with a sounding line)

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reprieve

  • noun a (temporary) relief from harm or discomfort
    respite.
  • noun an interruption in the intensity or amount of something
    suspension; abatement; hiatus; respite.

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erectness

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

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pleural

  • adjective of or relating to the pleura or the walls of the thorax
    • pleural muscles

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czechoslovakia

  • noun a former republic in central Europe; divided into Czech Republic and Slovakia in 1993

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snow

  • noun precipitation falling from clouds in the form of ice crystals
    snowfall.
  • noun a layer of snowflakes (white crystals of frozen water) covering the ground

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pride_of_place

  • noun the first or highest or most important or most ostentatious place

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edge

  • noun the boundary of a surface
    border.
  • noun a line determining the limits of an area
    boundary; bound.

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mt._olympus

  • noun a mountain peak in northeast Greece near the Aegean coast; believed by ancient Greeks to be the dwelling place of the gods (9,570 feet high)
    Mount Olympus; Olimbos; Olympus.

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enclosed_space

  • noun space that is surrounded by something
    cavity.

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caledonia

  • noun the geographical area (in Roman times) to the north of the Antonine Wall; now a poetic name for Scotland

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object

  • noun a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow
    physical object.
    • it was full of rackets, balls and other objects
  • noun the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable)
    aim; objective; target.
    • the sole object of her trip was to see her children

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austria-hungary

  • noun a geographical area in central and eastern Europe; broken into separate countries at the end of World War I

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gujarat

  • noun a region of western India to the north of Bombay (bordering the Arabian Sea) where Gujarati is spoken
    Gujerat.
  • noun an industrialized state in western India that includes parts of Bombay
    Gujerat.

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coil

  • noun a structure consisting of something wound in a continuous series of loops
    volute; spiral; helix; whorl.
    • a coil of rope
  • noun a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)
    gyre; ringlet; scroll; whorl; curl; curlicue; roll.

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trusteeship

  • noun a dependent country; administered by another country under the supervision of the United Nations
    trust territory.
  • noun the position of trustee

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grave

  • noun death of a person
    • he went to his grave without forgiving me
    • from cradle to grave
  • noun a place for the burial of a corpse (especially beneath the ground and marked by a tombstone)
    tomb.
    • he put flowers on his mother's grave

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maria

  • noun a dark region of considerable extent on the surface of the moon
    mare.
  • noun valuable timber tree of Panama
    Calophyllum longifolium.

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chemistry

  • noun the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
    chemical science.
  • noun the chemical composition and properties of a substance or object
    • the chemistry of soil

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chaldea

  • noun an ancient region of Mesopotamia lying between the Euphrates delta and the Persian Gulf and the Arabian Desert; settled in 1000 BC and destroyed by the Persians in 539 BC; reached the height of its power under Nebuchadnezzar II
    Chaldaea.
  • noun an ancient kingdom in southern Mesopotamia; Babylonia conquered Israel in the 6th century BC and exiled the Jews to Babylon (where Daniel became a counselor to the king)
    Babylonia; Chaldaea.

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bandshell

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medical

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

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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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rotary

  • noun a road junction at which traffic streams circularly around a central island
    traffic circle; circle; roundabout.
    • the accident blocked all traffic at the rotary
  • noun electrical converter consisting of a synchronous machine that converts alternating to direct current or vice versa
    rotary converter; synchronous converter.

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burial_vault

  • noun a burial chamber (usually underground)
    vault.

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agglomerate

  • noun volcanic rock consisting of large fragments fused together
  • noun a collection of objects laid on top of each other
    cumulus; pile; heap; mound; cumulation.

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muztagh

  • noun a highest mountain peak in the Kunlun Shan in China; near the Indian border (23,891 feet high)
    Muztag.

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planetary

  • adjective of or relating to or resembling the physical or orbital characteristics of a planet or the planets
    planetal.
    • planetary motion
    • planetary year
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of the planet Earth or its inhabitants
    terrestrial.
    • planetary rumblings and eructations"- L.C.Eiseley
    • the planetary tilt
    • this terrestrial ball

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aquatic

  • noun a plant that lives in or on water
  • adjective relating to or consisting of or being in water
    • an aquatic environment

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bomb

  • noun an explosive device fused to explode under specific conditions
  • noun strong sealed vessel for measuring heat of combustion
    bomb calorimeter.

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fair_game

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

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jurisdiction

  • noun (law) the right and power to interpret and apply the law
    legal power.
    • courts having jurisdiction in this district
  • noun in law; the territory within which power can be exercised

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peasanthood

  • noun the state of being a peasant
    • the same homely dress she wore in the days of her peasanthood

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radio

  • noun medium for communication
    wireless; radiocommunication.
  • noun an electronic receiver that detects and demodulates and amplifies transmitted signals
    receiving set; wireless; radio receiver; tuner; radio set.

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earth

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

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bus_stop

  • noun a place on a bus route where buses stop to discharge and take on passengers

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bottleful

  • noun the quantity contained in a bottle
    bottle.

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northeast

  • noun the compass point midway between north and east; at 45 degrees
    NE; northeastward; nor'-east.
  • noun the northeastern region of the United States
    northeastern United States.

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makalu

  • noun a mountain in the Himalayas in Nepal (27,790 feet high)

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jailer

  • noun someone who guards prisoners
    screw; jailor; prison guard; turnkey; gaoler.

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mt._ararat

  • noun the mountain peak that Noah's ark landed on as the waters of the great flood receded
    Mount Ararat; Ararat.

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pda

  • noun a lightweight consumer electronic device that looks like a hand-held computer but instead performs specific tasks; can serve as a diary or a personal database or a telephone or an alarm clock etc.
    personal organiser; organiser; personal organizer; personal digital assistant; organizer.

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burial_site

  • noun a tract of land used for burials
    graveyard; burial ground; memorial park; cemetery; burying ground; necropolis.

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celestial_point

  • noun a point in the heavens (on the celestial sphere)

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sporting

  • adjective satellite exhibiting or calling for sportsmanship or fair play
    sporty; clean; sportsmanlike.
    • a clean fight
    • a sporting solution of the disagreement
    • sportsmanlike conduct
  • verb wear or display in an ostentatious or proud manner
    sport; feature; boast.
    • she was sporting a new hat

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scrubbing

  • noun the act of cleaning a surface by rubbing it with a brush and soap and water
    scouring; scrub.
  • verb clean with hard rubbing
    scrub; scour.
    • She scrubbed his back

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personal_organizer

  • noun a lightweight consumer electronic device that looks like a hand-held computer but instead performs specific tasks; can serve as a diary or a personal database or a telephone or an alarm clock etc.
    personal organiser; organiser; personal digital assistant; organizer; PDA.

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erasure

  • noun a correction made by erasing
    • there were many erasures in the typescript
  • noun a surface area where something has been erased
    • another word had been written over the erasure

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stop

  • noun the event of something ending
    halt.
    • it came to a stop at the bottom of the hill
  • noun the act of stopping something
    stoppage.
    • the third baseman made some remarkable stops
    • his stoppage of the flow resulted in a flood

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venew

A bout, or turn, as at fencing; a thrust; a hit; a veney. Obs. Fuller.

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cloverleaf

  • noun an interchange that does not require left-hand turns

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pocket

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

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roundabout

  • noun a road junction at which traffic streams circularly around a central island
    traffic circle; circle; rotary.
    • the accident blocked all traffic at the rotary
  • noun a large, rotating machine with seats for children to ride or amusement
    whirligig; carrousel; carousel; merry-go-round.

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peanut_gallery

  • noun (figurative) people whose criticisms are regarded as irrelevant or insignificant (resembling uneducated people who throw peanuts on the stage to express displeasure with a performance)
    • he ignored complaints from the peanut gallery
  • noun rearmost or uppermost area in the balcony containing the least expensive seats
    upper balcony; family circle; second balcony.

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bar

  • noun a room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter
    taproom; barroom; saloon; ginmill.
    • he drowned his sorrows in whiskey at the bar
  • noun a counter where you can obtain food or drink
    • he bought a hot dog and a coke at the bar

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susiana

  • noun an ancient country in southwestern Asia to the east of the Tigris River (in what is modern Iran); was known for its warlike people
    Elam.

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covering

  • noun a natural object that covers or envelops
    cover; natural covering.
    • under a covering of dust
    • the fox was flushed from its cover
  • noun an artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it)

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scrubber

  • noun a worker who uses a scrub brush to clean a surface (usually a floor or deck)
  • noun a brush with short stiff bristles for heavy cleaning
    scrubbing brush; scrub brush.

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turn_up

  • verb appear or become visible; make a showing
    show up; come out; surface; come on.
    • She turned up at the funeral
    • I hope the list key is going to surface again
  • verb bend or lay so that one part covers the other
    fold up; fold.
    • fold up the newspaper
    • turn up your collar

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architecture

  • noun an architectural product or work
  • noun the discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings
    • architecture and eloquence are mixed arts whose end is sometimes beauty and sometimes use

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setup

  • noun equipment designed to serve a specific function
    apparatus.
  • noun the way something is organized or arranged
    • it takes time to learn the setup around here

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safety_zone

  • noun a curbed area in a roadway from which traffic is excluded; provides safe area for pedestrians
    traffic island; safety isle; safety island.

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mandatory

  • noun the recipient of a mandate
    mandatary.
  • noun a territory surrendered by Turkey or Germany after World War I and put under the tutelage of some other European power until they are able to stand by themselves
    mandate.

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fair

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

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levant

  • noun a heavy morocco often used in bookbinding
    Levant morocco.
  • noun the former name for the geographical area of the eastern Mediterranean that is now occupied by Lebanon, Syria, and Israel

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detection

  • noun the perception that something has occurred or some state exists
    sensing.
    • early detection can often lead to a cure
  • noun the act of detecting something; catching sight of something
    espial; spying; catching; spotting.

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marchland

  • noun district consisting of the area on either side of a border or boundary of a country or an area
    march; border district; borderland.
    • the Welsh marches between England and Wales

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radius

  • noun the length of a line segment between the center and circumference of a circle or sphere
    r.
  • noun a straight line from the center to the perimeter of a circle (or from the center to the surface of a sphere)

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interspersal

  • noun the act of combining one thing at intervals among other things
    interspersion.
    • the interspersion of illustrations in the text

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deanship

  • noun the position or office of a dean
    deanery.

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hammer

  • noun the part of a gunlock that strikes the percussion cap when the trigger is pulled
    cock.
  • noun a hand tool with a heavy rigid head and a handle; used to deliver an impulsive force by striking

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macedon

  • noun the ancient kingdom of Philip II and Alexander the Great in the southeastern Balkans that is now divided among modern Macedonia and Greece and Bulgaria
    Macedonia; Makedonija.

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anapurna

  • noun wife of Siva and a benevolent aspect of Devi: Hindu goddess of plenty
    Parvati; Annapurna.
  • noun a mountain in the Himalayas in Nepal (26,500 feet high)
    Annapurna.

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away

  • adjective satellite not present; having left
    • he's away right now
    • you must not allow a stranger into the house when your mother is away
  • adjective used of an opponent's ground
    • an away game

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weisshorn

  • noun a mountain in the Alps in Switzerland (14,804 feet high)

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3d_radar

  • noun radar that will report altitude as well as azimuth and distance of a target
    three-dimensional radar.

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finger

  • noun any of the terminal members of the hand (sometimes excepting the thumb)
    • her fingers were long and thin
  • noun the length of breadth of a finger used as a linear measure
    finger's breadth; fingerbreadth; digit.

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emplacement

  • noun military installation consisting of a prepared position for siting a weapon
  • noun the act of putting something in a certain place
    placement; positioning; location; position; locating.

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juxtapose

  • verb place side by side
    • The fauvists juxtaposed strong colors

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lapping

  • noun covering with a design in which one element covers a part of another (as with tiles or shingles)
    imbrication; overlapping.
  • verb lie partly over or alongside of something or of one another
    lap.

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summer_camp

  • noun a site where care and activities are provided for children during the summer months
    camp.
    • city kids get to see the country at a summer camp

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lotion

  • noun any of various cosmetic preparations that are applied to the skin
  • noun liquid preparation having a soothing or antiseptic or medicinal action when applied to the skin
    application.
    • a lotion for dry skin

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posit

  • noun (logic) a proposition that is accepted as true in order to provide a basis for logical reasoning
    postulate.
  • verb put (something somewhere) firmly
    fix; situate; deposit.
    • She posited her hand on his shoulder
    • deposit the suitcase on the bench
    • fix your eyes on this spot

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cut

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

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flowering

  • noun the time and process of budding and unfolding of blossoms
    efflorescence; blossoming; florescence; anthesis; inflorescence.
  • noun a developmental process
    unfolding.
    • the flowering of antebellum culture

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doris

  • noun (Greek mythology) wife of Nereus and mother of the Nereids
  • noun a small region of ancient Greece where the Doric dialect was spoken

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dock-walloper

  • noun a laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port
    dock worker; lumper; dockhand; loader; stevedore; dockworker; docker; longshoreman.

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east_africa

  • noun a geographical area in eastern Africa

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ulster

  • noun a historic division of Ireland located in the northeastern part of the island; six of Ulster's nine counties are in Northern Ireland
  • noun loose long overcoat of heavy fabric; usually belted

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country

  • noun a politically organized body of people under a single government
    commonwealth; land; res publica; nation; state; body politic.
    • the state has elected a new president
    • African nations
    • students who had come to the nation's capitol
    • the country's largest manufacturer
    • an industrialized land
  • noun the territory occupied by a nation
    state; land.
    • he returned to the land of his birth
    • he visited several European countries

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pit

  • noun a sizeable hole (usually in the ground)
    cavity.
    • they dug a pit to bury the body
  • noun a concavity in a surface (especially an anatomical depression)
    fossa.

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intergalactic_space

  • noun the space between galaxies
    • the Milky Way travels through intergalactic space

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microflora

  • noun microscopic plants; bacteria are often considered to be microflora

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cynoscephalae

  • noun the fields in Thessaly where in 197 BC the Romans defeated the Macedonians
  • noun the battle that ended the second Macedonian War (197 BC); the Romans defeated Philip V who lost his control of Greece
    battle of Cynoscephalae.

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western_empire

  • noun the western part after the Roman Empire was divided in 395; it lasted only until 476
    Western Roman Empire.

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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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loader

  • noun a laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port
    dock worker; dock-walloper; lumper; dockhand; stevedore; dockworker; docker; longshoreman.
  • noun an attendant who loads guns for someone shooting game

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wheeler_peak

  • noun a mountain peak in northeastern New Mexico in the Rocky Mountains

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castilla

  • noun a region of central Spain; a former kingdom that comprised most of modern Spain and united with Aragon to form Spain in 1479
    Castile.

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abradant

  • noun a substance that abrades or wears down
    abrasive; abrasive material.
  • noun a tool or machine used for wearing down or smoothing or polishing
    abrader.

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canadian_maritime_provinces

  • noun the collective name for the Canadian provinces of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island
    Maritimes; Maritime Provinces.

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north_borneo

  • noun a region of Malaysia in northeastern Borneo
    Sabah.

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three

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
    deuce-ace; trio; triplet; tercet; tierce; troika; trey; 3; ternion; trine; ternary; triad; threesome; leash; III; trinity; terzetto.
  • noun one of four playing cards in a deck having three pips
    trey.

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twain

  • noun two items of the same kind
    twosome; span; distich; couple; duo; yoke; couplet; pair; duet; brace; dyad; duad.

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pampas

  • noun the vast grassy plains of northern Argentina

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acadia

  • noun the French-speaking part of the Canadian Maritime Provinces

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stadium

  • noun a large structure for open-air sports or entertainments
    arena; sports stadium; bowl.

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basin

  • noun a bowl-shaped vessel; usually used for holding food or liquids
    • she mixed the dough in a large basin
  • noun the quantity that a basin will hold
    basinful.
    • a basinful of water

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life

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

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adams

  • noun American Revolutionary leader and patriot; an organizer of the Boston Tea Party and signer of the Declaration of Independence (1722-1803)
    Sam Adams; Samuel Adams.
  • noun 6th President of the United States; son of John Adams (1767-1848)
    John Quincy Adams; President John Quincy Adams; President Adams.

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eastern

  • adjective satellite lying toward or situated in the east
    • the eastern end of the island
  • adjective of or characteristic of eastern regions of the United States
    • the Eastern establishment

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tidy

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

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worker

  • noun a person who works at a specific occupation
    • he is a good worker
  • noun a member of the working class (not necessarily employed)
    proletarian; prole.
    • workers of the world--unite!

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appleton_layer

  • noun the highest region of the ionosphere (from 90 to 600 miles up) which contains the highest concentration of free electrons and is most useful for long-range radio transmission
    F layer; F region.

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catchment

  • noun a structure in which water is collected (especially a natural drainage area)

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loftiness

  • noun the quality of being high or lofty
    highness.
  • noun impressiveness in scale or proportion
    stateliness; majesty.

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labrador

  • noun the mainland part of the province of Newfoundland and Labrador in the eastern part of the large Labrador-Ungava Peninsula in northeastern Canada

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east

  • noun the cardinal compass point that is at 90 degrees
    eastward; E; due east.
  • noun the countries of Asia
    Orient.

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palatinate

  • noun a territory in southwestern Germany formerly ruled by the counts palatine
    Pfalz.
  • noun a territory under the jurisdiction of a count palatine

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presidency

  • noun the tenure of a president
    presidential term; administration.
    • things were quiet during the Eisenhower administration
  • noun the office and function of president
    presidentship.
    • Andrew Jackson expanded the power of the presidency beyond what was customary before his time

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hole-in-the-wall

  • noun a small unpretentious out-of-the-way place
    • his office was a hole-in-the-wall

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dibber

  • noun a wooden hand tool with a pointed end; used to make holes in the ground for planting seeds or bulbs
    dibble.

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air

  • noun a mixture of gases (especially oxygen) required for breathing; the stuff that the wind consists of
    • air pollution
    • a smell of chemicals in the air
    • open a window and let in some air
    • I need some fresh air
  • noun the region above the ground
    • her hand stopped in mid air
    • he threw the ball into the air

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aim

  • noun an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions
    intention; design; intent; purpose.
    • his intent was to provide a new translation
    • good intentions are not enough
    • it was created with the conscious aim of answering immediate needs
    • he made no secret of his designs
  • noun the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable)
    objective; object; target.
    • the sole object of her trip was to see her children

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itinerary

  • noun an established line of travel or access
    path; route.
  • noun a guidebook for travelers
    travel guidebook.

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the_city

  • noun the part of London situated within the ancient boundaries; the commercial and financial center of London
    City of London.
  • noun used to allude to the securities industry of Great Britain

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balance

  • noun a state of equilibrium
  • noun equality between the totals of the credit and debit sides of an account

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bermudan_rig

  • noun a rig of triangular sails for a yacht
    Marconi rig; Bermudian rig; Bermuda rig.

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pot_plant

  • noun a plant suitable for growing in a flowerpot (especially indoors)

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equator

  • noun an imaginary line around the Earth forming the great circle that is equidistant from the north and south poles
    • the equator is the boundary between the northern and southern hemispheres
  • noun a circle dividing a sphere or other surface into two usually equal and symmetrical parts

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big_bend

  • noun a triangular area in southwestern Texas on the Mexican border; formed by a bend in the Rio Grande

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field_of_honor

  • noun the scene of a duel
  • noun a region where a battle is being (or has been) fought
    battlefield; battleground; field; field of battle.
    • they made a tour of Civil War battlefields

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exterior

  • noun the region that is outside of something
    outside.
  • noun the outer side or surface of something
    outside.

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in

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

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nubia

  • noun an ancient region of northeastern Africa (southern Egypt and northern Sudan) on the Nile; much of Nubia is now under Lake Nasser

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illyria

  • noun an uncertain region on the east shore of the Adriatic where an ancient Indo-European people once lived

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isogonic_line

  • noun an imaginary line connecting points on the Earth's surface where the magnetic declination is the same
    isogonal line; isogone.

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golan

  • noun a fortified hilly area between southern Lebanon and southern Syria
    Golan Heights.
    • artillery on the Golan Heights can dominate a large area of Israel

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air_plant

  • noun plant that derives moisture and nutrients from the air and rain; usually grows on another plant but not parasitic on it
    aerophyte; epiphytic plant; epiphyte.

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bottler

  • noun a manufacturer that makes and bottles beverages

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alphabetise

  • verb arrange in alphabetical order
    alphabetize.
    • Alphabetize the list

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dixieland

  • noun the southern states that seceded from the United States in 1861
    Dixie; Confederacy; Confederate States of America; Confederate States; South.

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locus_of_infection

  • noun the specific site in the body where an infection originates

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belly

  • noun the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis
    venter; stomach; abdomen.
  • noun a protruding abdomen
    paunch.

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chromosome_mapping

  • noun (genetics) the process of locating genes on a chromosome
    mapping.

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screw

  • noun someone who guards prisoners
    jailor; jailer; prison guard; turnkey; gaoler.
  • noun a simple machine of the inclined-plane type consisting of a spirally threaded cylindrical rod that engages with a similarly threaded hole

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rail

  • noun a barrier consisting of a horizontal bar and supports
    railing.
  • noun short for railway
    • he traveled by rail
    • he was concerned with rail safety

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great_pyramid

  • noun a massive monument with a square base and four triangular sides; begun by Cheops around 2700 BC as royal tombs in ancient Egypt
    Pyramid; Pyramids of Egypt.

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crna_gora

  • noun a former country bordering on the Adriatic Sea; now part of the Union of Serbia and Montenegro
    Montenegro.

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jammu_and_kashmir

  • noun an area in southwestern Asia whose sovereignty is disputed between Pakistan and India
    Cashmere; Kashmir.

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rootage

  • noun fixedness by or as if by roots
    • strengthened by rootage in the firm soil of faith
  • noun a developed system of roots
    root system.

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water_parting

  • noun a ridge of land that separates two adjacent river systems
    divide; watershed.

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dark

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

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sachsen

  • noun an area in Germany around the upper Elbe river; the original home of the Saxons
    Saxe; Saxony.

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chemical_chain

  • noun (chemistry) a series of linked atoms (generally in an organic molecule)
    chain.

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musical

  • noun a play or film whose action and dialogue is interspersed with singing and dancing
    musical comedy; musical theater.
  • adjective characterized by or capable of producing music
    • a musical evening
    • musical instruments

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left

  • noun location near or direction toward the left side; i.e. the side to the north when a person or object faces east
    • she stood on the left
  • noun those who support varying degrees of social or political or economic change designed to promote the public welfare
    left wing.

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birth

  • noun the time when something begins (especially life)
    • they divorced after the birth of the child
    • his election signaled the birth of a new age
  • noun the event of being born
    nativity; nascency; nascence.
    • they celebrated the birth of their first child

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dry_land

  • noun the solid part of the earth's surface
    land; terra firma; earth; solid ground; ground.
    • the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land
    • the earth shook for several minutes
    • he dropped the logs on the ground

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distribute

  • verb administer or bestow, as in small portions
    dish out; deal; parcel out; dispense; dole out; administer; allot; lot; deal out; mete out; shell out.
    • administer critical remarks to everyone present
    • dole out some money
    • shell out pocket money for the children
    • deal a blow to someone
    • the machine dispenses soft drinks
  • verb distribute or disperse widely
    spread.
    • The invaders spread their language all over the country

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launching_site

  • noun a place for launching pads

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repose

  • noun freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility)
    ease; rest; relaxation.
    • took his repose by the swimming pool
  • noun the absence of mental stress or anxiety
    peacefulness; peace; ataraxis; serenity; heartsease; peace of mind.

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point_of_view

  • noun a mental position from which things are viewed
    standpoint; stand; viewpoint.
    • we should consider this problem from the viewpoint of the Russians
    • teaching history gave him a special point of view toward current events
  • noun the spatial property of the position from which something is observed

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focal_point

  • noun a point of convergence of light (or other radiation) or a point from which it diverges
    focus.
  • noun a central point or locus of an infection in an organism
    nidus; focus.
    • the focus of infection

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pastorship

  • noun the position of pastor
    pastorate.

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myrmecophyte

  • noun plant that affords shelter or food to ants that live in symbiotic relations with it

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thick

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

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spread

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

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mount_adams

  • noun a mountain peak in southwestern Washington in the Cascade Range (12,307 feet high)
    Adams.

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prison

  • noun a correctional institution where persons are confined while on trial or for punishment
    prison house.
  • noun a prisonlike situation; a place of seeming confinement
    prison house.

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envelopment

  • noun the act of enclosing something inside something else
    inclosure; enclosure; enclosing.

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andalusia

  • noun a region in southern Spain on the Atlantic and the Mediterranean; formerly a center of Moorish civilization
    Andalucia.

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elevation

  • noun the event of something being raised upward
    lift; raising.
    • an elevation of the temperature in the afternoon
    • a raising of the land resulting from volcanic activity
  • noun the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development
    superlative; pinnacle; acme; top; height; summit; peak; tiptop; meridian.
    • his landscapes were deemed the acme of beauty
    • the artist's gifts are at their acme
    • at the height of her career
    • the peak of perfection
    • summer was at its peak
    • ...catapulted Einstein to the pinnacle of fame
    • the summit of his ambition
    • so many highest superlatives achieved by man
    • at the top of his profession

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commandery

  • noun the position or office of commander
    commandership.

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northeastern_united_states

  • noun the northeastern region of the United States
    Northeast.

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confection

  • noun a food rich in sugar
    sweet.
  • noun the act of creating something (a medicine or drink or soup etc.) by compounding or mixing a variety of components
    concoction.

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mt._mckinley

  • noun a mountain in south central Alaska; the highest peak in North America (20,300 feet high)
    McKinley; Mount McKinley; Denali.

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objective

  • noun the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable)
    aim; object; target.
    • the sole object of her trip was to see her children
  • noun the lens or system of lenses in a telescope or microscope that is nearest the object being viewed
    object glass; objective lens; object lens.

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crossway

  • noun a junction where one street or road crosses another
    crossing; crossroad; intersection; carrefour.

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magistrature

  • noun the position of magistrate
    magistracy.

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shadow

  • noun shade within clear boundaries
  • noun an unilluminated area
    dark; darkness.
    • he moved off into the darkness

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manchuria

  • noun a region in northeastern China

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occlusion

  • noun closure or blockage (as of a blood vessel)
  • noun (meteorology) a composite front when colder air surrounds a mass of warm air and forces it aloft
    occluded front.

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