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gatekeeper

  • noun someone who controls access to something
    • there are too many gatekeepers between the field officers and the chief
  • noun someone who guards an entrance
    ostiary; door guard; doorkeeper; doorman; porter; hall porter.

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commensal

  • noun either of two different animal or plant species living in close association but not interdependent
  • adjective living in a state of commensalism

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achylia_gastrica

  • noun absence of gastric juices (partial or complete)
    achylia.

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saver

  • noun someone who saves something from danger or violence
    recoverer; rescuer.
  • noun someone who saves (especially money)

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obstruction

  • noun any structure that makes progress difficult
    impedimenta; impediment; obstructor; obstructer.
  • noun the physical condition of blocking or filling a passage with an obstruction
    blockage.

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dysplasia

  • noun abnormal development (of organs or cells) or an abnormal structure resulting from such growth

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sleep

  • noun a natural and periodic state of rest during which consciousness of the world is suspended
    slumber.
    • he didn't get enough sleep last night
    • calm as a child in dreamless slumber
  • noun a torpid state resembling deep sleep
    sopor.

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integrity

  • noun an undivided or unbroken completeness or totality with nothing wanting
    unity; wholeness.
    • the integrity of the nervous system is required for normal development
    • he took measures to insure the territorial unity of Croatia
  • noun moral soundness
    • he expects to find in us the common honesty and integrity of men of business
    • they admired his scrupulous professional integrity

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briskness

  • noun liveliness and eagerness
    alacrity; smartness.
    • he accepted with alacrity
    • the smartness of the pace soon exhausted him

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increase

  • noun a quantity that is added
    addition; gain.
    • there was an addition to property taxes this year
    • they recorded the cattle's gain in weight over a period of weeks
  • noun a change resulting in an increase
    • the increase is scheduled for next month

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agnize

  • verb be fully aware or cognizant of
    recognise; recognize; realise; agnise; realize.

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physiological

  • adjective of or relating to the biological study of physiology
    • physiological psychology
    • Pavlov's physiological theories
  • adjective satellite of or consistent with an organism's normal functioning
    physiologic.
    • physiologic functions
    • physiological processes

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disability

  • noun the condition of being unable to perform as a consequence of physical or mental unfitness
    handicap; impairment; disablement.
    • reading disability
    • hearing impairment

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socializer

  • noun a person who takes part in social activities
    socialiser.

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wake_up

  • verb cause to become awake or conscious
    awaken; waken; arouse; wake; rouse.
    • He was roused by the drunken men in the street
    • Please wake me at 6 AM.
  • verb stop sleeping
    waken; come alive; arouse; wake; awake; awaken.
    • She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock

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teaching

  • noun the profession of a teacher
    pedagogy; instruction.
    • he prepared for teaching while still in college
    • pedagogy is recognized as an important profession
  • noun a doctrine that is taught
    precept; commandment.
    • the teachings of religion
    • he believed all the Christian precepts

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nonresident

  • noun someone who does not live in a particular place
    • described by an admiring nonresident as a green and pleasant land
  • adjective not living in a particular place or owned by permanent residents
    • nonresident students who commute to classes
    • nonresident real estate

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organic_disorder

  • noun disorder caused by a detectable physiological or structural change in an organ

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activation

  • noun stimulation of activity in an organism or chemical
  • noun the activity of causing to have energy and be active
    energizing; activating.

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regional

  • adjective characteristic of a region
    • regional flora
  • adjective satellite related or limited to a particular region
    • a regional dialect

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jack

  • noun a small worthless amount
    diddlyshit; squat; shit; diddly-squat; diddly-shit; diddly; diddley; diddlysquat; doodly-squat.
    • you don't know jack
  • noun a man who serves as a sailor
    Jack-tar; tar; old salt; sea dog; seaman; gob; seafarer; mariner.

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sentiency

  • noun the faculty through which the external world is apprehended
    sensory faculty; sentience; sensation; sense.
    • in the dark he had to depend on touch and on his senses of smell and hearing

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scholar

  • noun a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines
    scholarly person; bookman; student.
  • noun someone (especially a child) who learns (as from a teacher) or takes up knowledge or beliefs
    assimilator; learner.

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sensor

  • noun any device that receives a signal or stimulus (as heat or pressure or light or motion etc.) and responds to it in a distinctive manner
    sensing element; detector.

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red_alert

  • noun the highest level of alert when an attack by the enemy seems imminent (or more generally a state of alert resulting from imminent danger)

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relict

  • noun an organism or species surviving as a remnant of an otherwise extinct flora or fauna in an environment much changed from that in which it originated
  • noun geological feature that is a remnant of a pre-existing formation after other parts have disappeared

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nondescript

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

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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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bubbling

  • adjective satellite emitting or filled with bubbles as from carbonation or fermentation
    bubbly; foaming; spumy; effervescing; foamy; frothy.
    • bubbling champagne
    • foamy (or frothy) beer
  • verb form, produce, or emit bubbles
    bubble.
    • The soup was bubbling

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horn

  • noun a noisemaker (as at parties or games) that makes a loud noise when you blow through it
  • noun one of the bony outgrowths on the heads of certain ungulates

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celiac_disease

  • noun a disorder in children and adults; inability to tolerate wheat protein (gluten); symptoms include foul-smelling diarrhea and emaciation; often accompanied by lactose intolerance

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second

  • noun 1/60 of a minute; the basic unit of time adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites
    sec; s.
  • noun an indefinitely short time
    moment; bit; mo; minute.
    • wait just a moment
    • in a mo
    • it only takes a minute
    • in just a bit

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tactile

  • adjective of or relating to or proceeding from the sense of touch
    tactual; haptic.
    • haptic data
    • a tactile reflex
  • adjective satellite producing a sensation of touch
    tactual.
    • tactile qualities
    • the tactual luxury of stroking silky human hair

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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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good_guy

  • noun any person who is on your side

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socialiser

  • noun a person who takes part in social activities
    socializer.

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hydatid

  • noun cyst filled with liquid; forms as a result of infestation by tapeworm larvae (as in echinococcosis)

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unskilled

  • adjective not having or showing or requiring special skill or proficiency
    • unskilled in the art of rhetoric
    • an enthusiastic but unskillful mountain climber
    • unskilled labor
    • workers in unskilled occupations are finding fewer and fewer job opportunities
    • unskilled workmanship
  • adjective satellite lacking professional skill or expertise
    amateurish; amateur; inexpert.
    • a very amateurish job
    • inexpert but conscientious efforts
    • an unskilled painting

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conduct

  • noun manner of acting or controlling yourself
    behaviour; doings; behavior.
  • noun (behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people
    demeanour; behaviour; demeanor; deportment; behavior.

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microcephalus

  • noun an abnormally small head and underdeveloped brain
    microcephaly; nanocephaly.

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drooler

  • noun a person who dribbles; he needs a bib"
    driveller; dribbler; slobberer.
    • that baby is a dribbler

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impendence

  • noun the state of being imminent and liable to happen soon
    imminentness; forthcomingness; imminence; imminency; impendency.

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carrottop

  • noun someone who has red hair
    redhead; redheader; red-header.

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impendency

  • noun the state of being imminent and liable to happen soon
    imminentness; forthcomingness; impendence; imminence; imminency.

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progeria

  • noun a rare abnormality marked by premature aging (grey hair and wrinkled skin and stooped posture) in a child

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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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shortness

  • noun the property of being of short spatial extent
    • the shortness of the Channel crossing
  • noun the condition of being short of something
    • there was no shortness of money
    • can cause shortness of breath

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noncompliant

  • noun a person who refuses to comply
    balker; baulker.
  • adjective boldly resisting authority or an opposing force
    defiant.
    • brought up to be aggressive and defiant
    • a defiant attitude

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substance

  • noun the real physical matter of which a person or thing consists
    • DNA is the substance of our genes
  • noun the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
    kernel; center; centre; nitty-gritty; essence; sum; meat; heart; pith; nub; heart and soul; core; inwardness; marrow; gist.
    • the gist of the prosecutor's argument
    • the heart and soul of the Republican Party
    • the nub of the story

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life_eternal

  • noun life without beginning or end
    eternal life.

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venturer

  • noun a merchant who undertakes a trading venture (especially a venture that sends goods overseas)
    merchant-venturer.
  • noun a person who enjoys taking risks
    adventurer.

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study

  • noun a detailed critical inspection
    survey.
  • noun applying the mind to learning and understanding a subject (especially by reading)
    work.
    • mastering a second language requires a lot of work
    • no schools offer graduate study in interior design

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eccyesis

  • noun pregnancy resulting from gestation elsewhere than in the uterus
    metacyesis; extrauterine gestation; ectopic pregnancy; ectopic gestation; extrauterine pregnancy.

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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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sleepwalker

  • noun someone who walks about in their sleep
    noctambulist; somnambulist.

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rigor_mortis

  • noun temporary stiffness of joints and muscular rigidity occurring after death
  • noun muscular stiffening that begins 2 to 4 hours after death and lasts for about 4 days

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jew

  • noun a person belonging to the worldwide group claiming descent from Jacob (or converted to it) and connected by cultural or religious ties
    Israelite; Hebrew.

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feelings

  • noun emotional or moral sensitivity (especially in relation to personal principles or dignity)
    • the remark hurt his feelings
  • noun the experiencing of affective and emotional states
    feeling.
    • she had a feeling of euphoria
    • he had terrible feelings of guilt
    • I disliked him and the feeling was mutual

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psychological

  • adjective satellite mental or emotional as opposed to physical in nature
    • give psychological support
    • psychological warfare
  • adjective of or relating to or determined by psychology
    • psychological theories

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sneer

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

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sex_drive

  • noun a physiological need for sexual activity
    • testosterone is responsible for the male sex drive

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straight_person

  • noun a heterosexual person; someone having a sexual orientation to persons of the opposite sex
    straight; heterosexual person; heterosexual.

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timeless_existence

  • noun a state of eternal existence believed in some religions to characterize the afterlife
    eternity; timelessness.

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sagittarius

  • noun (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Sagittarius
    Archer.
  • noun a large zodiacal constellation in the southern hemisphere; between Scorpius and Capricornus

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sweater

  • noun a crocheted or knitted garment covering the upper part of the body
    jumper.
  • noun a person who perspires
    perspirer.

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chooser

  • noun a person who chooses or selects out
    picker; selector.

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warning_signal

  • noun an automatic signal (usually a sound) warning of danger
    alarm; alarum; alert.

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eristic

  • noun a person who disputes; who is good at or enjoys controversy
    disputant; controversialist.
  • noun the art of logical disputation (especially if specious)

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call

  • noun a telephone connection
    telephone call; phone call.
    • she reported several anonymous calls
    • he placed a phone call to London
    • he heard the phone ringing but didn't want to take the call
  • noun a special disposition (as if from a divine source) to pursue a particular course
    • he was disappointed that he had not heard the Call

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survive

  • verb continue to live through hardship or adversity
    live on; last; hold up; live; endure; hold out; go.
    • We went without water and food for 3 days
    • These superstitions survive in the backwaters of America
    • The race car driver lived through several very serious accidents
    • how long can a person last without food and water?
  • verb continue in existence after (an adversity, etc.)
    pull round; make it; come through; pull through.
    • He survived the cancer against all odds

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fall_asleep

  • verb change from a waking to a sleeping state
    drowse off; drift off; flake out; drop off; nod off; dope off; doze off.
    • he always falls asleep during lectures

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wary

  • adjective marked by keen caution and watchful prudence
    • they were wary in their movements
    • a wary glance at the black clouds
    • taught to be wary of strangers
  • adjective satellite openly distrustful and unwilling to confide
    untrusting; suspicious; leery; mistrustful.

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withholder

  • noun a person who refrains from granting
    • a withholder of payments
  • noun a person who restrains or checks or holds back

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curvature

  • noun (medicine) a curving or bending; often abnormal
    • curvature of the spine
  • noun the rate of change (at a point) of the angle between a curve and a tangent to the curve

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aware

  • adjective (sometimes followed by `of') having or showing knowledge or understanding or realization or perception
    cognisant; cognizant.
    • was aware of his opponent's hostility
    • became aware of her surroundings
    • aware that he had exceeded the speed limit
  • adjective bearing in mind; attentive to
    mindful.
    • ever mindful of her health
    • mindful of his responsibilities
    • mindful of these criticisms, I shall attempt to justify my action

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warm

  • verb get warm or warmer
    warm up.
    • The soup warmed slowly on the stove
  • verb make warm or warmer
    • The blanket will warm you

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adult

  • noun a fully developed person from maturity onward
    grownup.
  • noun any mature animal

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boomer

  • noun a member of the baby boom generation in the 1950s
    baby boomer.
    • they expanded the schools for a generation of baby boomers

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ward

  • noun a person who is under the protection or in the custody of another
  • noun a district into which a city or town is divided for the purpose of administration and elections

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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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incognizance

  • noun a lack of knowledge or recognition

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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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psychological_disorder

  • noun (psychiatry) a psychological disorder of thought or emotion; a more neutral term than mental illness
    folie; disturbance; mental disturbance; mental disorder.

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physiological_state

  • noun the condition or state of the body or bodily functions
    physiological condition; physical condition.

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work

  • noun activity directed toward making or doing something
    • she checked several points needing further work
  • noun a product produced or accomplished through the effort or activity or agency of a person or thing
    piece of work.
    • it is not regarded as one of his more memorable works
    • the symphony was hailed as an ingenious work
    • he was indebted to the pioneering work of John Dewey
    • the work of an active imagination
    • erosion is the work of wind or water over time

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awakening

  • noun the act of waking
    waking up; wakening.
    • it was an early awakening
    • it was the waking up he hated most
  • verb cause to become awake or conscious
    awaken; waken; arouse; wake; rouse; wake up.
    • He was roused by the drunken men in the street
    • Please wake me at 6 AM.

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stigmatist

  • noun a person whose body is marked by religious stigmata (such as marks resembling the wounds of the crucified Christ)
    stigmatic.

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archaist

  • noun a person who archaizes
  • noun an expert or collector of antiquities
    antiquary; antiquarian.

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busyness

  • noun the state of being or appearing to be actively engaged in an activity
    hum.
    • they manifested all the busyness of a pack of beavers
    • there is a constant hum of military preparation

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oversensitiveness

  • noun sensitivity leading to easy irritation or upset

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radiance

  • noun the amount of electromagnetic radiation leaving or arriving at a point on a surface
    glowing; glow.
  • noun the quality of being bright and sending out rays of light
    shine; effulgence; refulgency; refulgence; radiancy.

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aestivation

  • noun (zoology) cessation or slowing of activity during the summer; especially slowing of metabolism in some animals during a hot or dry period
    estivation.
  • noun (botany) the arrangement of sepals and petals in a flower bud before it opens
    estivation.

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caution

  • noun the trait of being cautious; being attentive to possible danger
    carefulness; cautiousness.
    • a man of caution
  • noun a warning against certain acts
    caveat.
    • a caveat against unfair practices

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ceremony

  • noun a formal event performed on a special occasion
    ceremonial occasion; observance; ceremonial.
    • a ceremony commemorating Pearl Harbor
  • noun any activity that is performed in an especially solemn elaborate or formal way
    • the ceremony of smelling the cork and tasting the wine
    • he makes a ceremony of addressing his golf ball
    • he disposed of it without ceremony

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nonrapid_eye_movement_sleep

  • noun a recurring sleep state during which rapid eye movements do not occur and dreaming does not occur; accounts for about 75% of normal sleep time
    NREM sleep; nonrapid eye movement; orthodox sleep; NREM.

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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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sleeplessness

  • noun a temporary state in which you are unable (or unwilling) to sleep
    wakefulness.
    • accept your wakefulness and sleep in its own contrary way is more likely to come

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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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adjacent

  • adjective satellite nearest in space or position; immediately adjoining without intervening space
    side by side; next.
    • had adjacent rooms
    • in the next room
    • the person sitting next to me
    • our rooms were side by side
  • adjective satellite having a common boundary or edge; abutting; touching; Massachusetts and Conncecticut"
    neighboring; conterminous; contiguous.
    • Rhode Island has two bordering states
    • the side of Germany conterminous with France
    • Utah and the contiguous state of Idaho
    • neighboring cities

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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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actuality

  • noun the state of actually existing objectively
    • a hope that progressed from possibility to actuality

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sopor

  • noun a torpid state resembling deep sleep
    sleep.

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nanophthalmos

  • noun condition in which both eyes are abnormally small but otherwise normal

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beauty

  • noun the qualities that give pleasure to the senses
  • noun a very attractive or seductive looking woman
    sweetheart; peach; knockout; lulu; smasher; stunner; ravisher; mantrap; dish; looker.

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breathlessness

  • noun a dyspneic condition
    shortness of breath; SOB.

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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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delicacy

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

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acardia

  • noun congenital absence of the heart (as in the development of some monsters)

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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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oxygen_debt

  • noun a cumulative deficit of oxygen resulting from intense exercise; the deficit must be made up when the body returns to rest

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cardiovascular_disease

  • noun a disease of the heart or blood vessels

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bodily_function

  • noun an organic process that takes place in the body
    bodily process; body process; activity.
    • respiratory activity

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free_spirit

  • noun someone acting freely or even irresponsibly
    free agent; freewheeler.

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disassembly

  • noun the act of taking something apart (as a piece of machinery)
    dismantling; dismantlement.
    • Russia and the United States discussed the dismantling of their nuclear weapons

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topical_anaesthesia

  • noun loss of sensation confined to the skin or mucous surfaces (as when benzocaine or Lidocaine is applied to the surface)
    topical anesthesia.

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inactivity

  • noun the state of being inactive
    inactiveness; inaction.
  • noun a disposition to remain inactive or inert
    inertia; inactiveness.
    • he had to overcome his inertia and get back to work

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attempt

  • noun earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something
    try; effort; endeavor; endeavour.
    • made an effort to cover all the reading material
    • wished him luck in his endeavor
    • she gave it a good try
  • noun the act of attacking
    attack.
    • attacks on women increased last year
    • they made an attempt on his life

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choking

  • noun a condition caused by blocking the airways to the lungs (as with food or swelling of the larynx)
  • noun the act of suffocating (someone) by constricting the windpipe
    strangling; strangulation; throttling.
    • no evidence that the choking was done by the accused

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third

  • noun one of three equal parts of a divisible whole
    tierce; one-third.
    • it contains approximately a third of the minimum daily requirement
  • noun the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed near the third of the bases in the infield (counting counterclockwise from home plate)
    third base.
    • he is playing third

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scourge

  • noun a whip used to inflict punishment (often used for pedantic humor)
    flagellum.
  • noun something causing misery or death
    bane; nemesis; curse.
    • the bane of my life

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chariness

  • noun the trait of being cautious and watchful
    wariness.

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soberness

  • noun the state of being sober and not intoxicated by alcohol
    sobriety.
  • noun a manner that is serious and solemn
    sobriety; graveness; gravity; sombreness; somberness.

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capitalist

  • noun a conservative advocate of capitalism
  • noun a person who invests capital in a business (especially a large business)

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inhabitant

  • noun a person who inhabits a particular place
    indweller; habitant; dweller; denizen.

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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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squint

  • noun abnormal alignment of one or both eyes
    strabismus.
  • noun the act of squinting; looking with the eyes partly closed

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foetal

  • adjective of or relating to a fetus
    fetal.
    • fetal development

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personification

  • noun a person who represents an abstract quality
    • she is the personification of optimism
  • noun representing an abstract quality or idea as a person or creature
    prosopopoeia.

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oestrus

  • noun applies to nonhuman mammals: a state or period of heightened sexual arousal and activity
    estrus; heat; rut.
  • noun type genus of the Oestridae: sheep botflies
    genus Oestrus.

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fetus

  • noun an unborn or unhatched vertebrate in the later stages of development showing the main recognizable features of the mature animal
    foetus.

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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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procaryote

  • noun a unicellular organism having cells lacking membrane-bound nuclei; bacteria are the prime example but also included are blue-green algae and actinomycetes and mycoplasma
    prokaryote.

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mixed-blood

  • noun a person whose ancestors belonged to two or more races

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hibernation

  • noun the torpid or resting state in which some animals pass the winter
  • noun cessation from or slowing of activity during the winter; especially slowing of metabolism in some animals

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misconduct

  • noun bad or dishonest management by persons supposed to act on another's behalf
  • noun activity that transgresses moral or civil law
    wrongful conduct; wrongdoing; actus reus.
    • he denied any wrongdoing

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activating

  • noun the activity of causing to have energy and be active
    energizing; activation.
  • verb put in motion or move to act
    activate; touch off; trigger off; actuate; set off; trigger; spark off; spark; trip.
    • trigger a reaction
    • actuate the circuits

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welcomer

  • noun a person who greets
    greeter; saluter.
    • the newcomers were met by smiling greeters
  • adjective giving pleasure or satisfaction or received with pleasure or freely granted
    welcome.
    • a welcome relief
    • a welcome guest
    • made the children feel welcome
    • you are welcome to join us

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dreamer

  • noun someone who is dreaming
  • noun someone guided more by ideals than by practical considerations
    idealist.

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somnolence

  • noun a very sleepy state
    drowsiness; sleepiness.
    • sleepiness causes many driving accidents

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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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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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subsister

  • noun one who lives through affliction
    survivor.
    • the survivors of the fire were taken to a hospital

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signatory

  • noun someone who signs and is bound by a document
    signer.

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vocaliser

  • noun an organism that can utter vocal sounds
    vocalizer; utterer.
    • an utterer of foul oaths
    • is the giraffe a vocalizer?
  • noun a person who sings
    singer; vocalizer; vocalist.

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wrongful_conduct

  • noun activity that transgresses moral or civil law
    misconduct; wrongdoing; actus reus.
    • he denied any wrongdoing

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counterterrorist

  • noun someone who attempts to prevent terrorism
  • adjective intended to prevent terrorism
    counterterror.
    • the government took counterterror measures

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conspecific

  • noun an organism belonging to the same species as another organism
  • adjective belonging to the same species
    • cultivated cabbage and wild cabbage are conspecific

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driveller

  • noun someone whose talk is trivial drivel
    jabberer.
  • noun a person who dribbles; he needs a bib"
    dribbler; drooler; slobberer.
    • that baby is a dribbler

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selective

  • adjective satellite tending to select; characterized by careful choice
    • an exceptionally quick and selective reader"- John Mason Brown
  • adjective satellite characterized by very careful or fastidious selection
    • the school was very selective in its admissions

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fixation

  • noun an abnormal state in which development has stopped prematurely
    infantile fixation; regression; arrested development.
  • noun an unhealthy and compulsive preoccupation with something or someone
    obsession.

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speech_defect

  • noun a disorder of oral speech
    speech disorder; defect of speech.

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drowsiness

  • noun a very sleepy state
    somnolence; sleepiness.
    • sleepiness causes many driving accidents

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sleepiness

  • noun a very sleepy state
    somnolence; drowsiness.
    • sleepiness causes many driving accidents

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hypoxia

  • noun oxygen deficiency causing a very strong drive to correct the deficiency

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penetration

  • noun an attack that penetrates into enemy territory
    incursion.
  • noun clear or deep perception of a situation
    insight.

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interrupt

  • noun a signal that temporarily stops the execution of a program so that another procedure can be carried out
  • verb make a break in
    cut off; disrupt; break up.
    • We interrupt the program for the following messages

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good_person

  • noun a person who is good to other people

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cautiousness

  • noun the trait of being cautious; being attentive to possible danger
    caution; carefulness.
    • a man of caution

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encyclopaedism

  • noun profound scholarly knowledge
    eruditeness; learnedness; learning; erudition; encyclopedism; scholarship.

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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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unskilled_person

  • noun a person who lacks technical training

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sleepless

  • adjective satellite experiencing or accompanied by sleeplessness
    watchful; insomniac.
    • insomniac old people
    • insomniac nights
    • lay sleepless all night
    • twenty watchful, weary, tedious nights"- Shakespeare
  • adjective satellite always watchful
    lidless.
    • to an eye like mine, a lidless watcher of the public weal"- Alfred Tennyson

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arrest

  • noun the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal)
    taking into custody; apprehension; pinch; catch; collar.
    • the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar
  • noun the state of inactivity following an interruption
    halt; stoppage; stop; hitch; stay; check.
    • the negotiations were in arrest
    • held them in check
    • during the halt he got some lunch
    • the momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow
    • he spent the entire stop in his seat

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mistrust

  • noun doubt about someone's honesty
    distrust; suspicion; misgiving.
  • noun the trait of not trusting others
    distrust; distrustfulness.

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superficiality

  • noun lack of depth of knowledge or thought or feeling
    shallowness.
  • noun shallowness in terms of affecting only surface layers of something
    • he ignored the wound because of its superficiality

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muscularity

  • noun the physiological state of having or consisting of muscle
  • noun possessing muscular strength
    brawn; heftiness; sinew; brawniness; muscle.

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wariness

  • noun the trait of being cautious and watchful
    chariness.

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mystification

  • noun confusion resulting from failure to understand
    puzzlement; bemusement; bewilderment; befuddlement; bafflement; obfuscation.
  • noun something designed to mystify or bewilder

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dextrocardia

  • noun abnormal condition where the heart is located toward the right side of the chest

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line_of_work

  • noun the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money
    job; line; business; occupation.
    • he's not in my line of business

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mangler

  • noun a person who mutilates or destroys or disfigures or cripples
    mutilator; maimer.

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collector

  • noun a person who collects things
    aggregator.
  • noun a person who is employed to collect payments (as for rent or taxes)
    gatherer; accumulator.

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driving

  • noun hitting a golf ball off of a tee with a driver
    drive.
    • he sliced his drive out of bounds
  • noun the act of controlling and steering the movement of a vehicle or animal

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open

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

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forty

  • noun the cardinal number that is the product of ten and four
    XL; 40.
  • adjective satellite being ten more than thirty
    twoscore; xl; 40.

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sparkle

  • noun merriment expressed by a brightness or gleam or animation of countenance
    spark; light; twinkle.
    • he had a sparkle in his eye
    • there's a perpetual twinkle in his eyes
  • noun the occurrence of a small flash or spark
    glitter; coruscation.

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sturdiness

  • noun the state of being vigorous and robust
  • noun the property of something that is strongly built

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surprise

  • noun the astonishment you feel when something totally unexpected happens to you
  • noun a sudden unexpected event

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rh_incompatibility

  • noun incompatibility of Rh blood types; a transfusion of Rh-positive blood given to a Rh-negative person (or vice versa) can result in hemolysis and anemia

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perception

  • noun the representation of what is perceived; basic component in the formation of a concept
    percept; perceptual experience.
  • noun a way of conceiving something
    • Luther had a new perception of the Bible

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associate

  • noun a person who joins with others in some activity or endeavor
    • he had to consult his associate before continuing
  • noun a friend who is frequently in the company of another
    familiar; comrade; fellow; companion.
    • drinking companions
    • comrades in arms

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eternal

  • adjective satellite continuing forever or indefinitely
    unending; unceasing; perpetual; ageless; eonian; everlasting; aeonian.
    • the ageless themes of love and revenge
    • eternal truths
    • life everlasting
    • hell's perpetual fires
    • the unending bliss of heaven
  • adjective satellite tiresomely long; seemingly without end
    interminable; endless.
    • endless debates
    • an endless conversation
    • the wait seemed eternal
    • eternal quarreling
    • an interminable sermon

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fugitive

  • noun someone who flees from an uncongenial situation
    runaway; fleer.
    • fugitives from the sweatshops
  • noun someone who is sought by law officers; someone trying to elude justice
    fugitive from justice.

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free

  • noun people who are free
    free people.
    • the home of the free and the brave
  • verb grant freedom to; free from confinement
    unloosen; unloose; loose; release; liberate.

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mourning

  • noun state of sorrow over the death or departure of a loved one
    bereavement.
  • noun the passionate and demonstrative activity of expressing grief
    lamentation.

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sensory

  • adjective satellite of a nerve fiber or impulse originating outside and passing toward the central nervous system
    centripetal; receptive.
    • sensory neurons
  • adjective involving or derived from the senses
    sensorial.
    • sensory experience
    • sensory channels

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aboriginal

  • noun an indigenous person who was born in a particular place
    indigen; indigene; aborigine; native.
    • the art of the natives of the northwest coast
    • the Canadian government scrapped plans to tax the grants to aboriginal college students
  • noun a dark-skinned member of a race of people living in Australia when Europeans arrived
    Aborigine; Australian Aborigine; native Australian; Abo.

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congener

  • noun a minor chemical constituent that gives a wine or liquor its distinctive character
  • noun an animal or plant that bears a relationship to another (as related by common descent or by membership in the same genus)
    relative; congeneric; congenator.

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subsistence

  • noun minimal (or marginal) resources for subsisting
    • social security provided only a bare subsistence
  • noun a means of surviving
    • farming is a hard means of subsistence

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color-blind_person

  • noun a person unable to distinguish differences in hue

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gland_disease

  • noun a disorder of the glands of the body
    glandular disease; glandular disorder; adenosis.

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days

  • noun the time during which someone's life continues
    years.
    • the monarch's last days
    • in his final years
  • noun time for Earth to make a complete rotation on its axis
    twenty-four hours; mean solar day; twenty-four hour period; solar day; day; 24-hour interval.
    • two days later they left
    • they put on two performances every day
    • there are 30,000 passengers per day

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come_alive

  • verb stop sleeping
    waken; arouse; wake; awake; awaken; wake up.
    • She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock

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domestic_partner

  • noun a person (not necessarily a spouse) with whom you cohabit and share a long-term sexual relationship
    spousal equivalent; spouse equivalent; significant other.

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heterotroph

  • noun an organism that depends on complex organic substances for nutrition

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untier

  • noun a person who unfastens or unwraps or opens
    opener; undoer; unfastener.
    • children are talented undoers of their shoelaces

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hook

  • noun a catch for locking a door
  • noun a sharp curve or crook; a shape resembling a hook
    crotchet.

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unperson

  • noun a person regarded as nonexistent and having no rights; a person whose existence is systematically ignored (especially for ideological or political reasons)
    nonperson.
    • the former senator is treated as a nonperson by this administration
    • George Orwell predicted that political dissidents would be treated as unpersons

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plurality

  • noun the state of being plural
    • to mark plurality, one language may add an extra syllable to the word whereas another may simply change the vowel in the existing final syllable
  • noun a large indefinite number
    battalion; pack; multitude; large number.
    • a battalion of ants
    • a multitude of TV antennas
    • a plurality of religions

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comforter

  • noun commiserates with someone who has had misfortune
    sympathizer; sympathiser.
  • noun a person who reduces the intensity (e.g., of fears) and calms and pacifies
    allayer; reliever.
    • a reliever of anxiety
    • an allayer of fears

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discriminator

  • noun a person who (or that which) differentiates
    differentiator.

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hypocellularity

  • noun the state of having abnormally few cells

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mercury

  • noun a heavy silvery toxic univalent and bivalent metallic element; the only metal that is liquid at ordinary temperatures
    quicksilver; Hg; atomic number 80; hydrargyrum.
  • noun (Roman mythology) messenger of Jupiter and god of commerce; counterpart of Greek Hermes

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confectionery

  • noun candy and other sweets considered collectively
    • the business decided to concentrate on confectionery and soft drinks
  • noun a confectioner's shop
    candy store; confectionary.

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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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needer

  • noun a person who wants or needs something
    wanter.
    • an owner of many things and needer of none

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quick-sighted

  • adjective satellite having very keen vision
    hawk-eyed; keen-sighted; argus-eyed; lynx-eyed; sharp-sighted; sharp-eyed.
    • quick-sighted as a cat
  • adjective satellite keenly perceptive or alert
    sharp-eyed; sharp-sighted.
    • quick-sighted into the faults of the time"- Leonard Bacon

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rate

  • noun a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit
    • they traveled at a rate of 55 miles per hour
    • the rate of change was faster than expected
  • noun amount of a charge or payment relative to some basis
    charge per unit.
    • a 10-minute phone call at that rate would cost $5

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resuscitator

  • noun a breathing apparatus used for resuscitation by forcing oxygen into the lungs of a person who has undergone asphyxia or arrest of respiration

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analgesic

  • noun a medicine used to relieve pain
    anodyne; pain pill; painkiller.
  • adjective satellite capable of relieving pain
    anodyne; analgetic.
    • the anodyne properties of certain drugs
    • an analgesic effect

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flection

  • noun the state of being flexed (as of a joint)
    flexion; flexure.
  • noun deviation from a straight or normal course
    inflection; flexion.

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analgesia

  • noun absence of the sense of pain without loss of consciousness

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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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shallowness

  • noun lack of depth of knowledge or thought or feeling
    superficiality.
  • noun the quality of lacking physical depth
    • take into account the shallowness at that end of the pool before you dive

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macrocephaly

  • noun an abnormally large head; differs from hydrocephalus because there is no increased intracranial pressure and the overgrowth is symmetrical
    megacephaly; megalocephaly.

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loved_one

  • noun a person who you love, usually a member of your family

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rectifier

  • noun electrical device that transforms alternating into direct current
  • noun a person who corrects or sets right
    • a rectifier of prejudices

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hydatidiform_mole

  • noun an abnormality during pregnancy; chorionic villi around the fetus degenerate and form clusters of fluid-filled sacs; usually associated with the death of the fetus
    hydatid mole; molar pregnancy.

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air_alert

  • noun the time period during which military and civilian agencies are prepared for an enemy air attack
  • noun the condition in which combat aircraft are airborne and ready for an operation
    • aircraft in the Mideast are on air alert

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bouncing

  • noun rebounding from an impact (or series of impacts)
    bounce.
  • verb spring back; spring away from an impact
    spring; rebound; bound; bounce; take a hop; reverberate; recoil; resile; ricochet.
    • The rubber ball bounced
    • These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide

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parosamia

  • noun a disorder in the sense of smell
    dysosmia; olfactory impairment.

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nonpartisan

  • noun a person who is nonpartisan
    nonpartizan.
  • adjective free from party affiliation or bias
    nonpartizan.

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gambler

  • noun a person who wagers money on the outcome of games or sporting events
  • noun someone who risks loss or injury in the hope of gain or excitement
    risk taker.

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spoiler

  • noun a candidate with no chance of winning but who may draw enough votes to prevent one of the leading candidates from winning
  • noun someone who takes spoils or plunder (as in war)
    looter; despoiler; plunderer; pillager; freebooter; raider.

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peril

  • noun a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune
    endangerment; jeopardy; risk; hazard.
    • drinking alcohol is a health hazard
  • noun a state of danger involving risk
    riskiness.

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rampage

  • noun violently angry and destructive behavior
    violent disorder.
  • verb act violently, recklessly, or destructively

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coward

  • noun a person who shows fear or timidity
  • noun English dramatist and actor and composer noted for his witty and sophisticated comedies (1899-1973)
    Noel Coward; Sir Noel Pierce Coward.

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preparation

  • noun the activity of putting or setting in order in advance of some act or purpose
    readying.
    • preparations for the ceremony had begun
  • noun a substance prepared according to a formula
    formulation.
    • the physician prescribed a commercial preparation of the medicine

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idle

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

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space_walk

  • noun any kind of physical activity outside a spacecraft by one of the crew

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beard

  • noun the hair growing on the lower part of a man's face
    face fungus; whiskers.
  • noun a tuft or growth of hairs or bristles on certain plants such as iris or grasses

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ectrodactyly

  • noun congenital abnormality involving the absence of some fingers or toes

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abstinent

  • noun a person who refrains from drinking intoxicating beverages
    abstainer; nondrinker.
  • adjective satellite self-restraining; not indulging an appetite especially for food or drink
    abstentious.
    • not totally abstinent but abstemious

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modern

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

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mind

  • noun that which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason
    psyche; brain; head; nous.
    • his mind wandered
    • I couldn't get his words out of my head
  • noun recall or remembrance
    • it came to mind

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mine

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

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ginger

  • noun perennial plants having thick branching aromatic rhizomes and leafy reedlike stems
  • noun dried ground gingerroot
    powdered ginger.

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raw

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

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ambulation

  • noun walking about
    • the hospital encouraged early ambulation

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crab

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

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arousal

  • noun the act of arousing
    rousing.
    • the purpose of art is the arousal of emotions
  • noun a state of heightened physiological activity

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aberrancy

  • noun a state or condition markedly different from the norm
    aberrance; deviance; aberration.

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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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seek

  • noun the movement of a read/write head to a specific data track on a disk
  • verb try to get or reach
    • seek a position
    • seek an education
    • seek happiness

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affairs

  • noun matters of personal concern
    personal business; personal matters.
    • get his affairs in order
  • noun transactions of professional or public interest
    • news of current affairs
    • great affairs of state

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handicapped_person

  • noun a person who has some condition that markedly restricts their ability to function physically or mentally or socially

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sound

  • noun the particular auditory effect produced by a given cause
    • the sound of rain on the roof
    • the beautiful sound of music
  • noun the subjective sensation of hearing something
    auditory sensation.
    • he strained to hear the faint sounds

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reactivity

  • noun responsive to stimulation
    responsiveness.
  • noun ready susceptibility to chemical change

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sleeper

  • noun a rester who is sleeping
    slumberer.
  • noun a spy or saboteur or terrorist planted in an enemy country who lives there as a law-abiding citizen until activated by a prearranged signal

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haematocolpometra

  • noun accumulation of blood in the vagina and uterus
    hematocolpometra.

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extravert

  • noun (psychology) a person concerned more with practical realities than with inner thoughts and feelings
    extrovert.
  • adjective satellite being concerned with the social and physical environment
    extroverted; extravertive; extrovertive; extraverted; extrovert.

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wink

  • noun a very short time (as the time it takes the eye to blink or the heart to beat)
    instant; blink of an eye; flash; New York minute; twinkling; jiffy; heartbeat; split second; trice.
    • if I had the chance I'd do it in a flash
  • noun closing one eye quickly as a signal

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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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addict

  • noun someone who is so ardently devoted to something that it resembles an addiction
    nut; freak; junkie; junky.
    • a golf addict
    • a car nut
    • a bodybuilding freak
    • a news junkie
  • noun someone who is physiologically dependent on a substance; abrupt deprivation of the substance produces withdrawal symptoms

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letter

  • noun a written message addressed to a person or organization
    missive.
    • mailed an indignant letter to the editor
  • noun the conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech
    alphabetic character; letter of the alphabet.
    • his grandmother taught him his letters

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rapid_eye_movement_sleep

  • noun a recurring sleep state during which dreaming occurs; a state of rapidly shifting eye movements during sleep
    rapid eye movement; REM; paradoxical sleep; REM sleep.

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potency

  • noun the power or right to give orders or make decisions
    authority; say-so; authorisation; dominance; authorization.
    • he has the authority to issue warrants
    • deputies are given authorization to make arrests
    • a place of potency in the state
  • noun capacity to produce strong physiological or chemical effects
    strength; effectiveness.
    • the toxin's potency
    • the strength of the drinks

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turgor

  • noun (biology) the normal rigid state of fullness of a cell or blood vessel or capillary resulting from pressure of the contents against the wall or membrane

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ejector

  • noun a person who ousts or supplants someone else
    ouster.
  • noun a mechanism in a firearm that ejects the empty shell case after firing
    cartridge ejector.

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alarm

  • noun fear resulting from the awareness of danger
    dismay; consternation.
  • noun a device that signals the occurrence of some undesirable event
    alarm system; warning device.

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clumsy_person

  • noun a person with poor motor coordination

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flow

  • noun the motion characteristic of fluids (liquids or gases)
    flowing.
  • noun the amount of fluid that flows in a given time
    flow rate; rate of flow.

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timekeeping

  • noun the act or process of determining the time

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bodybuilder

  • noun someone who does special exercises to develop a brawny musculature
    muscleman; muscle builder; muscle-builder; musclebuilder.

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atresia

  • noun an abnormal condition in which a normal opening or tube in the body (as the urethra) is closed or absent

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profundity

  • noun wisdom that is recondite and abstruse and profound
    reconditeness; abstruseness; abstrusity; profoundness.
    • the anthropologist was impressed by the reconditeness of the native proverbs
  • noun intellectual depth; penetrating knowledge; keen insight; etc
    profoundness.
    • the depth of my feeling
    • the profoundness of the silence

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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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potence

  • noun the state of being potent; a male's capacity to have sexual intercourse
    potency.

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hunger

  • noun a physiological need for food; the consequence of food deprivation
    hungriness.
  • noun strong desire for something (not food or drink)
    hungriness; thirstiness; thirst.
    • a thirst for knowledge
    • hunger for affection

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enjoyer

  • noun a person who delights in having or using or experiencing something

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dismantlement

  • noun the act of taking something apart (as a piece of machinery)
    dismantling; disassembly.
    • Russia and the United States discussed the dismantling of their nuclear weapons

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dupe

  • noun a person who is tricked or swindled
    victim.
  • verb fool or hoax
    fool; put on; gull; take in; befool; put one over; cod; put one across; slang.
    • The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone
    • You can't fool me!

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obliquity

  • noun the presentation during labor of the head of the fetus at an abnormal angle
    asynclitism.
  • noun the quality of being deceptive
    deceptiveness.

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emergency_alert_system

  • noun a federal warning system that is activated by FEMA; enables the President to take over the United States airwaves to warn the whole country of major catastrophic events
    EAS.

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acromicria

  • noun abnormally small extremities (underdeveloped fingers and toes)
    acromikria.

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mutilator

  • noun a person who mutilates or destroys or disfigures or cripples
    mangler; maimer.

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toucher

  • noun a person who causes or allows a part of the body to come in contact with someone or something

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squirmer

  • noun one who can't stay still (especially a child)
    wiggler; wriggler.
    • the toddler was a real wiggler on plane trips

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precedence

  • noun status established in order of importance or urgency
    priority; precedency.
    • ...its precedence as the world's leading manufacturer of pharmaceuticals
    • national independence takes priority over class struggle
  • noun preceding in time
    antecedency; anteriority; priority; antecedence; precedency.

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unemployment

  • noun the state of being unemployed or not having a job
    • unemployment is a serious social evil
    • the rate of unemployment is an indicator of the health of an economy

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cripple

  • noun someone who is unable to walk normally because of an injury or disability to the legs or back
  • verb deprive of strength or efficiency; make useless or worthless
    stultify.
    • This measure crippled our efforts
    • Their behavior stultified the boss's hard work

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utilization

  • noun the act of using
    use; utilisation; usage; employment; exercise.
    • he warned against the use of narcotic drugs
    • skilled in the utilization of computers
  • noun the state of having been made use of
    • the rate of utilization

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rich

  • noun people who have possessions and wealth (considered as a group)
    rich people.
    • only the very rich benefit from this legislation
  • adjective possessing material wealth
    • her father is extremely rich
    • many fond hopes are pinned on rich uncles

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jauntiness

  • noun stylishness as evidenced by a smart appearance
    nattiness; rakishness; dapperness.
  • noun a breezy liveliness
    breeziness.
    • a delightful breeziness of manner

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profoundness

  • noun extremeness of degree
    • the profoundness of his ignorance
  • noun wisdom that is recondite and abstruse and profound
    reconditeness; abstruseness; abstrusity; profundity.
    • the anthropologist was impressed by the reconditeness of the native proverbs

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naphthalene_poisoning

  • noun toxic condition resulting from inhaling or ingesting naphthalene

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eating_disorder

  • noun a disorder of the normal eating routine

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hostility

  • noun a hostile (very unfriendly) disposition
    ill will.
    • he could not conceal his hostility
  • noun a state of deep-seated ill-will
    enmity; antagonism.

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scrag

  • noun a person who is unusually thin and scrawny
    thin person; skin and bones.
  • noun lean end of the neck

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heterozygosity

  • noun the state of being heterozygous; having two different alleles of the same gene

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sense_impression

  • noun an unelaborated elementary awareness of stimulation
    sense experience; sensation; esthesis; aesthesis; sense datum.
    • a sensation of touch

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yielder

  • noun a person who yields or surrenders
    surrenderer.

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segregate

  • noun someone who is or has been segregated
  • verb separate by race or religion; practice a policy of racial segregation
    • This neighborhood is segregated
    • We don't segregate in this county

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domesticity

  • noun the quality of being domestic or domesticated
    • a royal family living in unpretentious domesticity
  • noun domestic activities or life
    • making a hobby of domesticity

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paying_attention

  • noun paying particular notice (as to children or helpless people)
    attentiveness; regard; heed.
    • his attentiveness to her wishes
    • he spends without heed to the consequences
  • adjective taking heed; giving close and thoughtful attention
    thoughtful; attentive; heedful.
    • heedful of the warnings
    • so heedful a writer
    • heedful of what they were doing

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indigen

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

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bad

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

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release

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

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linguist

  • noun a specialist in linguistics
    linguistic scientist.
  • noun a person who speaks more than one language
    polyglot.

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saprobe

  • noun an organism that lives in and derives its nourishment from organic matter in stagnant or foul water

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victim

  • noun an unfortunate person who suffers from some adverse circumstance
  • noun a person who is tricked or swindled
    dupe.

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observer

  • noun a person who becomes aware (of things or events) through the senses
    percipient; perceiver; beholder.
  • noun an expert who observes and comments on something
    commentator.

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sensitivity

  • noun (physiology) responsiveness to external stimuli; the faculty of sensation
    sensitiveness; sensibility.
    • sensitivity to pain
  • noun the ability to respond to physical stimuli or to register small physical amounts or differences
    sensitiveness.
    • a galvanometer of extreme sensitivity
    • the sensitiveness of Mimosa leaves does not depend on a change of growth

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knowledgeableness

  • noun wisdom as evidenced by the possession of knowledge
    initiation; knowledgeability.
    • his knowledgeability impressed me
    • his dullness was due to lack of initiation

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money_dealer

  • noun a person who receives or invests or pays out money
    money handler.

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idiopathic_disease

  • noun any disease arising from internal dysfunctions of unknown cause
    idiopathy; idiopathic disorder.

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well-educated

  • adjective satellite highly educated; having extensive information or understanding
    knowing; knowledgeable; lettered; well-read; learned.
    • knowing instructors
    • a knowledgeable critic
    • a knowledgeable audience

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best

  • noun the supreme effort one can make
    • they did their best
  • noun the person who is most outstanding or excellent; someone who tops all others
    topper.
    • he could beat the best of them

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distention

  • noun the state of being stretched beyond normal dimensions
    distension; dilatation.
  • noun the act of expanding by pressure from within
    distension.

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exponent

  • noun a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea
    advocator; proponent; advocate.
  • noun someone who expounds and interprets or explains

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colpoxerosis

  • noun a condition in which the vagina is unusually dry

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approach

  • noun ideas or actions intended to deal with a problem or situation
    plan of attack; attack.
    • his approach to every problem is to draw up a list of pros and cons
    • an attack on inflation
    • his plan of attack was misguided
  • noun the act of drawing spatially closer to something
    coming; approaching.
    • the hunter's approach scattered the geese

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regional_anesthesia

  • noun loss of sensation in a region of the body produced by application of an anesthetic agent to all the nerves supplying that region (as when an epidural anesthetic is administered to the pelvic region during childbirth)
    regional anaesthesia.

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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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drowse

  • noun a light fitful sleep
    doze.
  • verb sleep lightly or for a short period of time
    snooze; doze.

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nature

  • noun the essential qualities or characteristics by which something is recognized
    • it is the nature of fire to burn
    • the true nature of jealousy
  • noun a causal agent creating and controlling things in the universe
    • the laws of nature
    • nature has seen to it that men are stronger than women

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optimist

  • noun a person disposed to take a favorable view of things

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skidder

  • noun a person who slips or slides because of loss of traction
    slipper; slider.
  • noun a worker who uses a skid to move logs

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wear

  • noun impairment resulting from long use
    • the tires showed uneven wear
  • noun a covering designed to be worn on a person's body
    habiliment; vesture; clothing; wearable; article of clothing.

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ne_plus_ultra

  • noun the state of being without a flaw or defect
    flawlessness; perfection.

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sensory_faculty

  • noun the faculty through which the external world is apprehended
    sentiency; sentience; sensation; sense.
    • in the dark he had to depend on touch and on his senses of smell and hearing

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carbon

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

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debt

  • noun the state of owing something (especially money)
    • he is badly in debt
  • noun money or goods or services owed by one person to another

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naphthalene

  • noun a white crystalline strong-smelling hydrocarbon made from coal tar or petroleum and used in organic synthesis and as a fumigant in mothballs

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pull

  • noun the act of pulling; applying force to move something toward or with you
    pulling.
    • the pull up the hill had him breathing harder
    • his strenuous pulling strained his back
  • noun the force used in pulling
    • the pull of the moon
    • the pull of the current

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behaviour

  • noun the action or reaction of something (as a machine or substance) under specified circumstances
    behavior.
    • the behavior of small particles can be studied in experiments
  • noun (behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people
    demeanour; demeanor; deportment; behavior; conduct.

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planner

  • noun a person who makes plans
    deviser; contriver.
  • noun a notebook for recording appointments and things to be done, etc.

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retroversion

  • noun a turning or tilting backward of an organ or body part
    retroflection; retroflexion.
    • retroversion of the uterus
  • noun translation back into the original language
    • the teacher translated Latin texts into English which he gave to his students for retroversion

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ill

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

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adventurer

  • noun a person who enjoys taking risks
    venturer.
  • noun someone who travels into little known regions (especially for some scientific purpose)
    explorer.

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movement

  • noun a change of position that does not entail a change of location
    motion; move; motility.
    • the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise
    • movement is a sign of life
    • an impatient move of his hand
    • gastrointestinal motility
  • noun the act of changing location from one place to another
    motion; move.
    • police controlled the motion of the crowd
    • the movement of people from the farms to the cities
    • his move put him directly in my path

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gemini

  • noun (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Gemini
    Twin.
  • noun a zodiacal constellation in the northern hemisphere between Taurus and Cancer on the ecliptic

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variance

  • noun an event that departs from expectations
    variant; discrepancy.
  • noun discord that splits a group
    division.

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negotiation

  • noun a discussion intended to produce an agreement
    talks; dialogue.
    • the buyout negotiation lasted several days
    • they disagreed but kept an open dialogue
    • talks between Israelis and Palestinians
  • noun the activity or business of negotiating an agreement; coming to terms

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prospect

  • noun the possibility of future success
    chance.
    • his prospects as a writer are excellent
  • noun belief about (or mental picture of) the future
    outlook; expectation.

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human_activity

  • noun something that people do or cause to happen
    deed; human action; act.

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ergotism

  • noun poisoning by ingestion of ergot-infected grain products; characterized by thirst and diarrhea and nausea and cramping and vomiting and abnormal cardiac rhythms; in severe cases it can cause seizures and gangrene of the limbs

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apprehender

  • noun a person who knows or apprehends
    knower.
  • noun a person who seizes or arrests (especially a person who seizes or arrests in the name of justice)

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burbly

  • adjective satellite uttered with unrestrained enthusiasm
    effusive; burbling; gushing.
    • a novel told in burbly panting tones

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specialism

  • noun the concentration of your efforts on a particular field of study or occupation
  • noun the special line of work you have adopted as your career
    speciality; specialisation; specialization; specialty.
    • his specialization is gastroenterology

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pregnancy

  • noun the state of being pregnant; the period from conception to birth when a woman carries a developing fetus in her uterus
    maternity; gestation.

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blonde

  • noun a person with fair skin and hair
    blond.
  • noun a light grayish yellow to near white
    blond.

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wakefulness

  • noun a periodic state during which you are conscious and aware of the world
    • consciousness during wakefulness in a sane person is pretty well ordered and familiar
  • noun a temporary state in which you are unable (or unwilling) to sleep
    sleeplessness.
    • accept your wakefulness and sleep in its own contrary way is more likely to come

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sounding_board

  • noun a person whose reactions to something serve as an indication of its acceptability
    • I would use newspapermen as a sounding board for such policies
  • noun (music) resonator consisting of a thin board whose vibrations reinforce the sound of the instrument
    soundboard.

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copycat

  • noun someone who copies the words or behavior of another
    aper; ape; imitator; emulator.

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works

  • noun buildings for carrying on industrial labor
    plant; industrial plant.
    • they built a large plant to manufacture automobiles
  • noun everything available; usually preceded by `the'
    whole caboodle; kit and boodle; whole kit and boodle; whole kit and caboodle; full treatment; whole works; whole kit; kit and caboodle; whole shebang.
    • we saw the whole shebang
    • a hotdog with the works
    • we took on the whole caboodle
    • for $10 you get the full treatment

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squinter

  • noun a person with strabismus
    squint-eye.
  • adjective satellite (used especially of glances) directed to one side with or as if with doubt or suspicion or envy
    askant; askance; sidelong; asquint; squinty; squint; squint-eyed.
    • her eyes with their misted askance look"- Elizabeth Bowen
    • sidelong glances

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advert

  • noun a public promotion of some product or service
    ad; advertising; advertisement; advertizement; advertizing.
  • verb give heed (to)
    hang; give ear; attend; pay heed.
    • The children in the audience attended the recital quietly
    • She hung on his every word
    • They attended to everything he said

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commission

  • noun a special group delegated to consider some matter
    committee.
    • a committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours" - Milton Berle
  • noun a fee for services rendered based on a percentage of an amount received or collected or agreed to be paid (as distinguished from a salary)
    • he works on commission

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waking_up

  • noun the act of waking
    awakening; wakening.
    • it was an early awakening
    • it was the waking up he hated most

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interest

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

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knockabout

  • noun a sloop with a simplified rig and no bowsprit
  • adjective satellite full of rough and exuberant animal spirits
    boisterous.
    • boisterous practical jokes
    • knockabout comedy

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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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sprightliness

  • noun animation and energy in action or expression
    liveliness; life; spirit.
    • it was a heavy play and the actors tried in vain to give life to it

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second-rater

  • noun a person of second-rate ability or value
    mediocrity.
    • a team of aging second-raters
    • shone among the mediocrities who surrounded him

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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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bladder

  • noun a distensible membranous sac (usually containing liquid or gas)
    vesica.
  • noun a bag that fills with air

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catering

  • noun providing food and services
  • verb give what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance
    provide; cater; ply; supply.
    • The hostess provided lunch for all the guests

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craft

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

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placenta

  • noun that part of the ovary of a flowering plant where the ovules form
  • noun the vascular structure in the uterus of most mammals providing oxygen and nutrients for and transferring wastes from the developing fetus

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child

  • noun a young person of either sex
    tiddler; nipper; tyke; small fry; nestling; youngster; fry; shaver; tike; minor; kid.
    • she writes books for children
    • they're just kids
    • `tiddler' is a British term for youngster
  • noun a human offspring (son or daughter) of any age
    kid.
    • they had three children
    • they were able to send their kids to college

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catch

  • noun a drawback or difficulty that is not readily evident
    gimmick.
    • it sounds good but what's the catch?
  • noun the quantity that was caught
    haul.
    • the catch was only 10 fish

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applied

  • adjective concerned with concrete problems or data rather than with fundamental principles
    • applied physics
    • applied psychology
    • technical problems in medicine, engineering, economics and other applied disciplines"- Sidney Hook
  • verb put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose
    employ; apply; use; utilize; utilise.
    • use your head!
    • we only use Spanish at home
    • I can't use this tool
    • Apply a magnetic field here
    • This thinking was applied to many projects
    • How do you utilize this tool?
    • I apply this rule to get good results
    • use the plastic bags to store the food
    • He doesn't know how to use a computer

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being

  • noun the state or fact of existing
    beingness; existence.
    • a point of view gradually coming into being
    • laws in existence for centuries
  • noun a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently
    organism.

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apprehension

  • noun fearful expectation or anticipation
    apprehensiveness; dread.
    • the student looked around the examination room with apprehension
  • noun the cognitive condition of someone who understands
    savvy; discernment; understanding.
    • he has virtually no understanding of social cause and effect

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smartness

  • noun a kind of pain such as that caused by a wound or a burn or a sore
    smarting; smart.
  • noun intelligence as manifested in being quick and witty
    cleverness; brightness.

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metabolic_disorder

  • noun a disorder or defect of metabolism

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baulker

  • noun a person who refuses to comply
    balker; noncompliant.

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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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employ

  • noun the state of being employed or having a job
    employment.
    • they are looking for employment
    • he was in the employ of the city
  • verb put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose
    apply; use; utilize; utilise.
    • use your head!
    • we only use Spanish at home
    • I can't use this tool
    • Apply a magnetic field here
    • This thinking was applied to many projects
    • How do you utilize this tool?
    • I apply this rule to get good results
    • use the plastic bags to store the food
    • He doesn't know how to use a computer

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short_sleep

  • noun sleeping for a short period of time (usually not in bed)
    cat sleep; catnap; nap; snooze; forty winks.

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aid

  • noun a resource
    assistance; help.
    • visual aids in teaching
  • noun the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
    assistance; assist; help.
    • he gave me an assist with the housework
    • could not walk without assistance
    • rescue party went to their aid
    • offered his help in unloading

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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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procedure

  • noun a particular course of action intended to achieve a result
    process.
    • the procedure of obtaining a driver's license
    • it was a process of trial and error
  • noun a process or series of acts especially of a practical or mechanical nature involved in a particular form of work
    operation.
    • the operations in building a house
    • certain machine tool operations

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doormat

  • noun a person who is physically weak and ineffectual
    weakling; wuss.
  • noun a mat placed outside an exterior door for wiping the shoes before entering
    welcome mat.

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souse

  • noun a person who drinks alcohol to excess habitually
    alcoholic; lush; alky; boozer; dipsomaniac; soaker.
  • noun pork trimmings chopped and pickled and jelled

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outdoorsman

  • noun a person who spends time outdoors (e.g., hunting or fishing)

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it

  • noun the branch of engineering that deals with the use of computers and telecommunications to retrieve and store and transmit information
    information technology.

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player

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

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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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mouse

  • noun any of numerous small rodents typically resembling diminutive rats having pointed snouts and small ears on elongated bodies with slender usually hairless tails
  • noun a swollen bruise caused by a blow to the eye
    black eye; shiner.

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make

  • noun a recognizable kind
    brand.
    • there's a new brand of hero in the movies now
    • what make of car is that?
  • noun the act of mixing cards haphazardly
    shuffle; shuffling.

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orthodox_sleep

  • noun a recurring sleep state during which rapid eye movements do not occur and dreaming does not occur; accounts for about 75% of normal sleep time
    NREM sleep; nonrapid eye movement; nonrapid eye movement sleep; NREM.

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grapple

  • noun a tool consisting of several hooks for grasping and holding; often thrown with a rope
    grappling hook; grapnel; grappling iron; grappler.
  • noun a dredging bucket with hinges like the shell of a clam
    clamshell.

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complex

  • noun a conceptual whole made up of complicated and related parts
    composite.
    • the complex of shopping malls, houses, and roads created a new town
  • noun a compound described in terms of the central atom to which other atoms are bound or coordinated
    coordination compound.

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unfortunate

  • noun a person who suffers misfortune
    unfortunate person.
  • adjective not favored by fortune; marked or accompanied by or resulting in ill fortune
    • an unfortunate turn of events
    • an unfortunate decision
    • unfortunate investments
    • an unfortunate night for all concerned

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success

  • noun an event that accomplishes its intended purpose
    • let's call heads a success and tails a failure
    • the election was a remarkable success for the Whigs
  • noun an attainment that is successful
    • his success in the marathon was unexpected
    • his new play was a great success

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several

  • adjective satellite (used with count nouns) of an indefinite number more than 2 or 3 but not many
    • several letters came in the mail
    • several people were injured in the accident
  • adjective satellite considered individually
    respective; various.
    • the respective club members
    • specialists in their several fields
    • the various reports all agreed

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lightning_rod

  • noun someone who is a frequent target of negative reactions and serves to distract attention from another
  • noun a metallic conductor that is attached to a high point and leads to the ground; protects the building from destruction by lightning
    lightning conductor.

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decedent

  • noun someone who is no longer alive
    dead person; departed; deceased person; dead soul; deceased.
    • I wonder what the dead person would have done

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kip

  • noun sleep
    • roused him from his kip
  • noun the basic unit of money in Laos

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hang

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

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ownership

  • noun the relation of an owner to the thing possessed; possession with the right to transfer possession to others
  • noun the act of having and controlling property
    possession.

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greeter

  • noun a person who greets
    saluter; welcomer.
    • the newcomers were met by smiling greeters

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opportunity

  • noun a possibility due to a favorable combination of circumstances
    chance.
    • the holiday gave us the opportunity to visit Washington
    • now is your chance

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stillness

  • noun (poetic) tranquil silence
    hush; still.
    • the still of the night
  • noun calmness without winds
    windlessness.

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wide-awake

  • adjective satellite fully awake
    unsleeping.
    • the unsleeping city
    • so excited she was wide-awake all night
  • adjective satellite fully alert and watchful
    heads-up.
    • played heads-up ball

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mother

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

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perceptiveness

  • noun a feeling of understanding
    insight; perceptivity.
  • noun delicate discrimination (especially of aesthetic values)
    taste; appreciation; discernment.
    • arrogance and lack of taste contributed to his rapid success
    • to ask at that particular time was the ultimate in bad taste

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estivation

  • noun (zoology) cessation or slowing of activity during the summer; especially slowing of metabolism in some animals during a hot or dry period
    aestivation.
  • noun (botany) the arrangement of sepals and petals in a flower bud before it opens
    aestivation.

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noesis

  • noun the psychological result of perception and learning and reasoning
    cognition; knowledge.

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departed

  • noun someone who is no longer alive
    dead person; decedent; deceased person; dead soul; deceased.
    • I wonder what the dead person would have done
  • verb move away from a place into another direction
    go; go away; depart.
    • Go away before I start to cry
    • The train departs at noon

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consciousness

  • noun an alert cognitive state in which you are aware of yourself and your situation
    • he lost consciousness
  • noun having knowledge of
    cognisance; knowingness; awareness; cognizance.
    • he had no awareness of his mistakes
    • his sudden consciousness of the problem he faced
    • their intelligence and general knowingness was impressive

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sentence

  • noun a string of words satisfying the grammatical rules of a language
    • he always spoke in grammatical sentences
  • noun (criminal law) a final judgment of guilty in a criminal case and the punishment that is imposed
    condemnation; judgment of conviction; conviction.
    • the conviction came as no surprise

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bad_person

  • noun a person who does harm to others

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mental_abnormality

  • noun any abnormality of mental function

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human

  • noun any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage
    human being; homo; man.
  • adjective characteristic of humanity
    • human nature

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sensitisation

  • noun the state of being sensitive (as to an antigen)
    sensitization.
  • noun (psychology) the process of becoming highly sensitive to specific events or situations (especially emotional events or situations)
    sensitization.

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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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candidate

  • noun a politician who is running for public office
    nominee; campaigner.
  • noun someone who is considered for something (for an office or prize or honor etc.)
    prospect.

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isomerism

  • noun the state of being an isomer; the complex of chemical and physical phenomena characteristic of isomers

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aquarius

  • noun (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Aquarius
    Water Bearer.
  • noun a zodiacal constellation in the southern hemisph