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canis_minor

  • noun a constellation to the east of Orion; contains Procyon
    Little Dog.

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winter

  • noun the coldest season of the year; in the northern hemisphere it extends from the winter solstice to the vernal equinox
    wintertime.
  • verb spend the winter
    overwinter.
    • We wintered on the Riviera
    • Shackleton's men overwintered on Elephant Island

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hat

  • noun headdress that protects the head from bad weather; has shaped crown and usually a brim
    lid; chapeau.
  • noun an informal term for a person's role
    • he took off his politician's hat and talked frankly

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global

  • adjective satellite involving the entire earth; not limited or provincial in scope
    worldwide; planetary; world-wide; world.
    • global war
    • global monetary policy
    • neither national nor continental but planetary
    • a world crisis
    • of worldwide significance
  • adjective satellite having the shape of a sphere or ball
    spherical; ball-shaped; globular; orbicular; spheric; globose.
    • a spherical object
    • nearly orbicular in shape
    • little globular houses like mud-wasp nests"- Zane Grey

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precondition

  • noun an assumption on which rests the validity or effect of something else
    condition; stipulation.
  • noun an assumption that is taken for granted
    presumption; given.

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bumsicle

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month

  • noun one of the twelve divisions of the calendar year
    calendar month.
    • he paid the bill last month
  • noun a time unit of approximately 30 days
    • he was given a month to pay the bill

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mild

  • adjective moderate in type or degree or effect or force; far from extreme
    • a mild winter storm
    • a mild fever
    • fortunately the pain was mild
    • a mild rebuke
    • mild criticism
  • adjective satellite humble in spirit or manner; suggesting retiring mildness or even cowed submissiveness
    modest; meek.
    • meek and self-effacing

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soldiership

  • noun skills that are required for the life of soldier
    soldiering.

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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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asian

Of or pertaining to Asia; Asiatic. "Asian princes." Jer. Taylor. -- n. An Asiatic.

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skiing

  • noun a sport in which participants must travel on skis
  • verb move along on skis
    ski.
    • We love to ski the Rockies
    • My children don't ski

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appetite

  • noun a feeling of craving something
    appetence; appetency.
    • an appetite for life
    • the object of life is to satisfy as many appetencies as possible"- Granville Hicks

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retention

  • noun the act of retaining something
    keeping; holding.
  • noun the power of retaining and recalling past experience
    retentivity; retentiveness; memory.
    • he had a good memory when he was younger

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snowbird

  • noun medium-sized Eurasian thrush seen chiefly in winter
    fieldfare; Turdus pilaris.
  • noun white Arctic bunting
    Plectrophenax nivalis; snowflake; snow bunting.

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wintersports

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fimbulwinter

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winterberry

  • noun deciduous shrub of southeastern and central United States
    Ilex decidua; bearberry; possum haw.

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solar_radiation

  • noun radiation from the sun

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cress

  • noun any of various plants of the family Cruciferae with edible leaves that have a pungent taste
    cress plant.
  • noun pungent leaves of any of numerous cruciferous herbs

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midwest

  • noun the north central region of the United States (sometimes called the heartland or the breadbasket of America)
    middle west; midwestern United States.

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mukluk

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lack

  • noun the state of needing something that is absent or unavailable
    deficiency; want.
    • there is a serious lack of insight into the problem
    • water is the critical deficiency in desert regions
    • for want of a nail the shoe was lost
  • verb be without
    miss.
    • This soup lacks salt
    • There is something missing in my jewelry box!

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string

  • noun a lightweight cord
    twine.
  • noun stringed instruments that are played with a bow
    bowed stringed instrument.
    • the strings played superlatively well

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xerert

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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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roe

  • noun fish eggs or egg-filled ovary; having a grainy texture
    hard roe.
  • noun eggs of female fish

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stocker

  • noun a domestic animal (especially a young steer or heifer) kept as stock until fattened or matured and suitable for a breeding establishment

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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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fall

  • noun the season when the leaves fall from the trees
    autumn.
    • in the fall of 1973
  • noun a sudden drop from an upright position
    tumble; spill.
    • he had a nasty spill on the ice

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vacationing

  • noun the act of taking a vacation
  • verb spend or take a vacation
    holiday; vacation.

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condition

  • noun a state at a particular time
    status.
    • a condition (or state) of disrepair
    • the current status of the arms negotiations
  • noun an assumption on which rests the validity or effect of something else
    precondition; stipulation.

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cool

  • noun the quality of being at a refreshingly low temperature
    • the cool of early morning
  • noun great coolness and composure under strain
    sang-froid; aplomb; poise; assuredness.
    • keep your cool

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entire

  • noun uncastrated adult male horse
    stallion.
  • adjective satellite constituting the full quantity or extent; complete
    total; full.
    • an entire town devastated by an earthquake
    • gave full attention
    • a total failure

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chesapeake_bay

  • noun a large inlet of the North Atlantic between Virginia and Maryland; fed by Susquehanna River

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scandinavia

  • noun the peninsula in northern Europe occupied by Norway and Sweden
    Scandinavian Peninsula.
  • noun a group of culturally related countries in northern Europe; Finland and Iceland are sometimes considered Scandinavian

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level

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

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harbor

  • noun a sheltered port where ships can take on or discharge cargo
    haven; harbour; seaport.
  • noun a place of refuge and comfort and security
    harbour.

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greek_mythology

  • noun the mythology of the ancient Greeks

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martinmas

(Eccl.) The feast of St. Martin, the eleventh of November; -- often called martlemans. Percy Smith.

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eve

  • noun the day before
    • he always arrives on the eve of her departure
  • noun (Old Testament) Adam's wife in Judeo-Christian mythology: the first woman and mother of the human race; God created Eve from Adam's rib and placed Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden

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winter

  • noun the coldest season of the year; in the northern hemisphere it extends from the winter solstice to the vernal equinox
    wintertime.
  • verb spend the winter
    overwinter.
    • We wintered on the Riviera
    • Shackleton's men overwintered on Elephant Island

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dry_season

  • noun one of the two seasons in tropical climates

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sand

  • noun a loose material consisting of grains of rock or coral
  • noun French writer known for works concerning women's rights and independence (1804-1876)
    Amandine Aurore Lucie Dupin; Baroness Dudevant; George Sand.

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hydrus

  • noun a constellation in the southern hemisphere near the south celestial pole

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madonna_lily

  • noun lily of eastern Mediterranean and the Balkans with broad funnel-shaped white flowers
    white lily; Lent lily; Lilium candidum; Annunciation lily.

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biological

  • adjective pertaining to biology or to life and living things
    biologic.
  • adjective of parents and children; related by blood
    • biological child

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norovirus

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dip

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

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accumulation

  • noun an increase by natural growth or addition
    accretion.
  • noun several things grouped together or considered as a whole
    assemblage; aggregation; collection.

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upper

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

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olympic

Of or pertaining to Olympus, a mountain of Thessaly, fabled as the seat of the gods, or to Olympia, a small plain in Elis.

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oscillation

  • noun the process of oscillating between states
  • noun (physics) a regular periodic variation in value about a mean
    vibration.

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set_up

  • verb set up or found
    found; establish; launch.
    • She set up a literacy program
  • verb create by putting components or members together
    tack together; tack; assemble; piece; put together.
    • She pieced a quilt
    • He tacked together some verses
    • They set up a committee

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lake_superior

  • noun the largest freshwater lake in the world; the deepest of the Great Lakes
    Superior.

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crop

  • noun the yield from plants in a single growing season
    harvest.
  • noun a cultivated plant that is grown commercially on a large scale

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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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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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currant

  • noun any of several tart red or black berries used primarily for jellies and jams
  • noun any of various deciduous shrubs of the genus Ribes bearing currants
    currant bush.

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pass

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

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further

  • verb promote the growth of
    foster.
    • Foster our children's well-being and education
  • verb contribute to the progress or growth of
    advance; encourage; promote; boost.
    • I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom

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depression

  • noun a mental state characterized by a pessimistic sense of inadequacy and a despondent lack of activity
  • noun a long-term economic state characterized by unemployment and low prices and low levels of trade and investment
    slump; economic crisis.

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blue

  • noun blue color or pigment; resembling the color of the clear sky in the daytime
    blueness.
    • he had eyes of bright blue
  • noun blue clothing
    • she was wearing blue

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dormancy

  • noun a state of quiet (but possibly temporary) inaction
    quiescency; quiescence.
    • the volcano erupted after centuries of dormancy
  • noun quiet and inactive restfulness
    quiescence; sleeping; quiescency.

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winesap

  • noun crisp apple with dark red skin

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eridanus

  • noun a constellation in the southern hemisphere near Fornax and Cetus

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troops

  • noun soldiers collectively
    soldiery; military personnel.
  • noun a group of soldiers
    troop.

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sheet

  • noun any broad thin expanse or surface
    • a sheet of ice
  • noun paper used for writing or printing
    sheet of paper; piece of paper.

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sun

  • noun the star that is the source of light and heat for the planets in the solar system
    • the sun contains 99.85% of the mass in the solar system
    • the Earth revolves around the Sun
  • noun the rays of the sun
    sunshine; sunlight.
    • the shingles were weathered by the sun and wind

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section

  • noun a self-contained part of a larger composition (written or musical)
    subdivision.
    • he always turns first to the business section
    • the history of this work is discussed in the next section
  • noun a very thin slice (of tissue or mineral or other substance) for examination under a microscope
    • sections from the left ventricle showed diseased tissue

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beaten

  • adjective formed or made thin by hammering
    • beaten gold
  • verb come out better in a competition, race, or conflict
    shell; beat; trounce; crush; beat out; vanquish.
    • Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship
    • We beat the competition
    • Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game

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crux

  • noun a small conspicuous constellation in the southern hemisphere in the Milky Way near Centaurus
    Southern Cross; Crux Australis.
  • noun the most important point
    crux of the matter.

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go

  • noun a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else)
    turn; tour; spell.
    • it's my go
    • a spell of work
  • noun street names for methylenedioxymethamphetamine
    cristal; ecstasy; XTC; Adam; X; hug drug; disco biscuit.

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winter's_bark

  • noun aromatic bark having tonic and stimulant properties
  • noun South American evergreen tree yielding winter's bark and a light soft wood similar to basswood
    winter's bark tree; Drimys winteri.

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new

  • adjective not of long duration; having just (or relatively recently) come into being or been made or acquired or discovered
    • a new law
    • new cars
    • a new comet
    • a new friend
    • a new year
    • the New World
  • adjective satellite original and of a kind not seen before
    fresh; novel.
    • the computer produced a completely novel proof of a well-known theorem

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bird

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

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rainy

  • adjective satellite (of weather) wet by periods of rain
    showery.
    • showery weather
    • rainy days

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asiatic

Of or pertaining to Asia or to its inhabitants. -- n. A native, or one of the people, of Asia.

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transportation

  • noun a facility consisting of the means and equipment necessary for the movement of passengers or goods
    transit; transportation system.
  • noun the act of moving something from one location to another
    transfer; conveyance; transport; transferral.

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roe_deer

  • noun small graceful deer of Eurasian woodlands having small forked antlers
    Capreolus capreolus.

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midpoint

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

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overwinter

  • verb spend the winter
    winter.
    • We wintered on the Riviera
    • Shackleton's men overwintered on Elephant Island

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snowbird

  • noun medium-sized Eurasian thrush seen chiefly in winter
    fieldfare; Turdus pilaris.
  • noun white Arctic bunting
    Plectrophenax nivalis; snowflake; snow bunting.

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yaldā

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dogwood

  • noun a tree of shrub of the genus Cornus often having showy bracts resembling flowers
    dogwood tree; cornel.
  • noun hard tough wood of any dogwood of the genus Cornus; resembles boxwood

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strong

  • adjective having strength or power greater than average or expected
    • a strong radio signal
    • strong medicine
    • a strong man
  • adjective satellite not faint or feeble
    • a strong odor of burning rubber

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diamond_dust

  • noun small crystals of ice
    frost snow; ice needle; frost mist; ice crystal; poudrin; snow mist.

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extreme

  • noun the furthest or highest degree of something
    • he carried it to extremes
  • noun the point located farthest from the middle of something
    extremum; extreme point.

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dry

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

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great

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

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socialise

  • verb take part in social activities; interact with others
    socialize.
    • He never socializes with his colleagues
    • The old man hates to socialize
  • verb train for a social environment
    socialize.
    • The children must be properly socialized

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divide

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

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institute

  • noun an association organized to promote art or science or education
  • verb set up or lay the groundwork for
    constitute; found; plant; establish.
    • establish a new department

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larger

  • adjective satellite large or big relative to something else
    bigger.
  • adjective above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent
    large; big.
    • a large city
    • set out for the big city
    • a large sum
    • a big (or large) barn
    • a large family
    • big businesses
    • a big expenditure
    • a large number of newspapers
    • a big group of scientists
    • large areas of the world

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experience

  • noun the accumulation of knowledge or skill that results from direct participation in events or activities
    • a man of experience
    • experience is the best teacher
  • noun the content of direct observation or participation in an event
    • he had a religious experience
    • he recalled the experience vividly

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soldier

  • noun an enlisted man or woman who serves in an army
    • the soldiers stood at attention
  • noun a wingless sterile ant or termite having a large head and powerful jaws adapted for defending the colony

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amount

  • noun a quantity of money
    amount of money; sum; sum of money.
    • he borrowed a large sum
    • the amount he had in cash was insufficient
  • noun the relative magnitude of something with reference to a criterion
    • an adequate amount of food for four people

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white_stork

  • noun the common stork of Europe; white with black wing feathers and a red bill
    Ciconia ciconia.

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raccoon

  • noun the fur of the North American racoon
  • noun an omnivorous nocturnal mammal native to North America and Central America
    racoon.

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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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baldwin

  • noun United States author who was an outspoken critic of racism (1924-1987)
    James Arthur Baldwin; James Baldwin.
  • noun English statesman; member of the Conservative Party (1867-1947)
    1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley; Stanley Baldwin.

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york

  • noun the English royal house (a branch of the Plantagenet line) that reigned from 1461 to 1485; its emblem was a white rose
    House of York.

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vole

  • noun any of various small mouselike rodents of the family Cricetidae (especially of genus Microtus) having a stout short-tailed body and inconspicuous ears and inhabiting fields or meadows
    field mouse.

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golden

  • adjective satellite having the deep slightly brownish color of gold
    aureate; gilded; gilt; gold.
    • long aureate (or golden) hair
    • a gold carpet
  • adjective satellite marked by peace and prosperity
    halcyon; prosperous.
    • a golden era
    • the halcyon days of the clipper trade

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love

  • noun a strong positive emotion of regard and affection
    • his love for his work
    • children need a lot of love
  • noun any object of warm affection or devotion;
    passion.
    • the theater was her first love
    • he has a passion for cock fighting

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apple

  • noun fruit with red or yellow or green skin and sweet to tart crisp whitish flesh
  • noun native Eurasian tree widely cultivated in many varieties for its firm rounded edible fruits
    orchard apple tree; Malus pumila.

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blizzard

  • noun a storm with widespread snowfall accompanied by strong winds
    snowstorm.
  • noun a series of unexpected and unpleasant occurrences
    rash.
    • a rash of bank robberies
    • a blizzard of lawsuits

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straw

  • noun plant fiber used e.g. for making baskets and hats or as fodder
  • noun material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds
    stubble; chaff; husk; stalk; shuck.

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radish

  • noun pungent fleshy edible root
  • noun radish of Japan with a long hard durable root eaten raw or cooked
    Japanese radish; Raphanus sativus longipinnatus; daikon.

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sunny

  • adjective satellite bright and pleasant; promoting a feeling of cheer
    cheery; gay.
    • a cheery hello
    • a gay sunny room
    • a sunny smile

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africa

  • noun the second largest continent; located to the south of Europe and bordered to the west by the South Atlantic and to the east by the Indian Ocean

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winterproof

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festival

  • noun a day or period of time set aside for feasting and celebration
  • noun an organized series of acts and performances (usually in one place)
    fete.
    • a drama festival

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u

  • noun a base containing nitrogen that is found in RNA (but not in DNA) and derived from pyrimidine; pairs with adenine
    uracil.
  • noun a heavy toxic silvery-white radioactive metallic element; occurs in many isotopes; used for nuclear fuels and nuclear weapons
    uranium; atomic number 92.

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earliest

  • adjective satellite (comparative and superlative of `early') more early than; most early
    earlier.
    • a fashion popular in earlier times
    • his earlier work reflects the influence of his teacher
    • Verdi's earliest and most raucous opera
  • adjective at or near the beginning of a period of time or course of events or before the usual or expected time
    early.
    • early morning
    • an early warning
    • early diagnosis
    • an early death
    • took early retirement
    • an early spring
    • early varieties of peas and tomatoes mature before most standard varieties

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sedge_warbler

  • noun small European warbler that breeds among reeds and wedges and winters in Africa
    Acrocephalus schoenobaenus; reedbird; sedge bird; sedge wren.

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august

  • noun the month following July and preceding September
    Aug.
  • adjective satellite of or befitting a lord
    lordly; grand.
    • heir to a lordly fortune
    • of august lineage

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army

  • noun a permanent organization of the military land forces of a nation or state
    ground forces; regular army.
  • noun a large number of people united for some specific purpose

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marine

  • noun a soldier who serves both on shipboard and on land
  • noun a member of the United States Marine Corps
    shipboard soldier; devil dog; leatherneck.

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wintertime

  • noun the coldest season of the year; in the northern hemisphere it extends from the winter solstice to the vernal equinox
    winter.

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hudson

  • noun a New York river; flows southward into New York Bay; explored by Henry Hudson early in the 17th century
    Hudson River.
  • noun English naturalist (born in Argentina) (1841-1922)
    W. H. Hudson; William Henry Hudson.

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june

  • noun the month following May and preceding July

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negative

  • noun a reply of denial
    • he answered in the negative
  • noun a piece of photographic film showing an image with light and shade or colors reversed

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frog

  • noun any of various tailless stout-bodied amphibians with long hind limbs for leaping; semiaquatic and terrestrial species
    toad; batrachian; salientian; anuran; toad frog.
  • noun a person of French descent
    Gaul.

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few

  • noun a small elite group
    • it was designed for the discriminating few
  • adjective a quantifier that can be used with count nouns and is often preceded by `a'; a small but indefinite number
    • a few weeks ago
    • a few more wagons than usual
    • an invalid's pleasures are few and far between
    • few roses were still blooming
    • few women have led troops in battle

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semievergreen

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fornax

  • noun a faint constellation in the southern hemisphere near Cetus and Phoenix

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cram

  • verb crowd or pack to capacity
    wad; ram; jampack; jam; chock up.
    • the theater was jampacked
  • verb put something somewhere so that the space is completely filled
    • cram books into the suitcase

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aconite

  • noun any of various usually poisonous plants of the genus Aconitum having tuberous roots and palmately lobed leaves and blue or white flowers

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main

  • noun any very large body of (salt) water
    briny.
  • noun a principal pipe in a system that distributes water or gas or electricity or that collects sewage

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diamond

  • noun a transparent piece of diamond that has been cut and polished and is valued as a precious gem
  • noun very hard native crystalline carbon valued as a gem
    adamant.

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temperate_zone

  • noun the part of the Earth's surface between the Arctic Circle and the Tropic of Cancer or between the Antarctic Circle and the Tropic of Capricorn; characterized by temperate climate

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ice_crystal

  • noun small crystals of ice
    diamond dust; frost snow; ice needle; frost mist; poudrin; snow mist.

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factor

  • noun anything that contributes causally to a result
    • a number of factors determined the outcome
  • noun an abstract part of something
    ingredient; constituent; component; element.
    • jealousy was a component of his character
    • two constituents of a musical composition are melody and harmony
    • the grammatical elements of a sentence
    • a key factor in her success
    • humor: an effective ingredient of a speech

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infection

  • noun the pathological state resulting from the invasion of the body by pathogenic microorganisms
  • noun (phonetics) the alteration of a speech sound under the influence of a neighboring sound

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meteorologist

  • noun a specialist who studies processes in the earth's atmosphere that cause weather conditions

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winterish

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deciduous

  • adjective (of plants and shrubs) shedding foliage at the end of the growing season
  • adjective satellite (of teeth, antlers, etc.) being shed at the end of a period of growth
    • deciduous teeth

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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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canis_major

  • noun a constellation to the southeast of Orion; contains Sirius
    Great Dog.

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varying

  • adjective satellite marked by diversity or difference
    variable.
    • the varying angles of roof slope
    • nature is infinitely variable
  • verb become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence
    vary; alter; change.
    • her mood changes in accordance with the weather
    • The supermarket's selection of vegetables varies according to the season

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yard

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

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inhabited

  • adjective having inhabitants; lived in
    • the inhabited regions of the earth
  • verb inhabit or live in; be an inhabitant of
    dwell; live; inhabit; populate.
    • People lived in Africa millions of years ago
    • The people inhabited the islands that are now deserted
    • this kind of fish dwells near the bottom of the ocean
    • deer are populating the woods

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harvest

  • noun the yield from plants in a single growing season
    crop.
  • noun the consequence of an effort or activity
    • they gathered a harvest of examples
    • a harvest of love

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worst

  • noun the least favorable outcome
    • the worst that could happen
  • noun the greatest damage or wickedness of which one is capable
    • the invaders did their worst
    • so pure of heart that his worst is another man's best

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topic

  • noun the subject matter of a conversation or discussion
    theme; subject.
    • he didn't want to discuss that subject
    • it was a very sensitive topic
    • his letters were always on the theme of love
  • noun some situation or event that is thought about
    matter; issue; subject.
    • he kept drifting off the topic
    • he had been thinking about the subject for several years
    • it is a matter for the police

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keeping

  • noun conformity or harmony
    • his behavior was not in keeping with the occasion
  • noun the responsibility of a guardian or keeper
    safekeeping; guardianship.
    • he left his car in my keeping

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gear_up

  • verb make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc
    set; prepare; fix; set up; ready.
    • Get the children ready for school!
    • prepare for war
    • I was fixing to leave town after I paid the hotel bill

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winter

  • noun the coldest season of the year; in the northern hemisphere it extends from the winter solstice to the vernal equinox
    wintertime.
  • verb spend the winter
    overwinter.
    • We wintered on the Riviera
    • Shackleton's men overwintered on Elephant Island

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hour

  • noun a period of time equal to 1/24th of a day
    hr; 60 minutes.
    • the job will take more than an hour
  • noun clock time
    time of day.
    • the hour is getting late

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ephippium

(Anat.) A depression in the sphenoid bone; the pituitary fossa.

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forwintered

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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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jiéqì

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blooming

  • noun the organic process of bearing flowers
    bloom.
    • you will stop all bloom if you let the flowers go to seed
  • verb produce or yield flowers
    blossom; flower; bloom.
    • The cherry tree bloomed

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d

  • noun the 4th letter of the Roman alphabet
  • noun a fat-soluble vitamin that prevents rickets
    calciferol; viosterol; cholecalciferol; vitamin D; ergocalciferol.

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plum

  • noun any of several trees producing edible oval fruit having a smooth skin and a single hard stone
    plum tree.
  • noun any of numerous varieties of small to medium-sized round or oval fruit having a smooth skin and a single pit

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may_day

  • noun observed in many countries to celebrate the coming of spring; observed in Russia and related countries in honor of labor
    First of May; May 1.

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december

The twelfth and last month of the year, containing thirty-one days. During this month occurs the winter solstice.

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coolness

  • noun calm and unruffled self-assurance
    imperturbability; imperturbableness.
    • he performed with all the coolness of a veteran
  • noun the property of being moderately cold
    chilliness; nip.
    • the chilliness of early morning

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autumn

  • noun the season when the leaves fall from the trees
    fall.
    • in the fall of 1973

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rainy_season

  • noun one of the two seasons in tropical climates

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jackrabbit

  • noun large hare of western North America
  • verb go forward or start with a fast, sudden movement

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pipit

  • noun a songbird that lives mainly on the ground in open country; has streaky brown plumage
    lark; titlark.

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cultivate

  • verb foster the growth of
  • verb prepare for crops
    work; crop.
    • Work the soil
    • cultivate the land

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axis

  • noun a straight line through a body or figure that satisfies certain conditions
  • noun the main stem or central part about which plant organs or plant parts such as branches are arranged

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triathlon

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united

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

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winter

  • noun the coldest season of the year; in the northern hemisphere it extends from the winter solstice to the vernal equinox
    wintertime.
  • verb spend the winter
    overwinter.
    • We wintered on the Riviera
    • Shackleton's men overwintered on Elephant Island

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provide

  • verb give something useful or necessary to
    furnish; render; supply.
    • We provided the room with an electrical heater
  • verb give what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance
    cater; ply; supply.
    • The hostess provided lunch for all the guests

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tilt

  • noun a combat between two mounted knights tilting against each other with blunted lances
    joust.
  • noun a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement
    contestation; contention; arguing; argument; controversy; disputation; disceptation.
    • they were involved in a violent argument

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winter-flowering

  • adjective satellite of plants that bloom during the winter
    winter-blooming.

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armagh

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feature

  • noun a prominent attribute or aspect of something
    characteristic.
    • the map showed roads and other features
    • generosity is one of his best characteristics
  • noun the characteristic parts of a person's face: eyes and nose and mouth and chin
    lineament.
    • an expression of pleasure crossed his features
    • his lineaments were very regular

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winter-proud

Having too rank or forward a growth for winter.
When either corn is winter-proud, or other plants put forth and bud too early. Holland.

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delay

  • noun time during which some action is awaited
    hold; postponement; time lag; wait.
    • instant replay caused too long a delay
    • he ordered a hold in the action
  • noun the act of delaying; inactivity resulting in something being put off until a later time
    holdup.

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amazing

  • adjective satellite surprising greatly
    astonishing.
    • she does an amazing amount of work
    • the dog was capable of astonishing tricks
  • verb affect with wonder
    amaze; astonish; astound.
    • Your ability to speak six languages amazes me!

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black_ice

  • noun a thin coating of ice (as from freezing mist) on a road or sidewalk; nearly invisible but very hazardous

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animal

  • noun a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
    animate being; brute; beast; fauna; creature.
  • adjective satellite marked by the appetites and passions of the body
    fleshly; carnal; sensual.
    • animal instincts
    • carnal knowledge
    • fleshly desire
    • a sensual delight in eating
    • music is the only sensual pleasure without vice

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elliptical

  • adjective satellite rounded like an egg
    oval-shaped; prolate; ovate; ovoid; elliptic; oval; egg-shaped; oviform.
  • adjective satellite characterized by extreme economy of expression or omission of superfluous elements
    elliptic.
    • the dialogue is elliptic and full of dark hints
    • the explanation was concise, even elliptical to the verge of obscurity"- H.O.Taylor

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tile

  • noun a flat thin rectangular slab (as of fired clay or rubber or linoleum) used to cover surfaces
  • noun a thin flat slab of fired clay used for roofing
    roofing tile.

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zone

  • noun a locally circumscribed place characterized by some distinctive features
  • noun any of the regions of the surface of the Earth loosely divided according to latitude or longitude
    geographical zone.

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plant

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

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fever

  • noun a rise in the temperature of the body; frequently a symptom of infection
    febricity; feverishness; febrility; pyrexia.
  • noun intense nervous anticipation
    • in a fever of resentment

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may

  • noun the month following April and preceding June
  • noun thorny Eurasian shrub of small tree having dense clusters of white to scarlet flowers followed by deep red berries; established as an escape in eastern North America
    English hawthorn; Crataegus oxycantha; whitethorn; Crataegus laevigata.

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ptarmigan

  • noun large Arctic and subarctic grouse with feathered feet and usually white winter plumage

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earlier

  • adjective satellite (comparative and superlative of `early') more early than; most early
    earliest.
    • a fashion popular in earlier times
    • his earlier work reflects the influence of his teacher
    • Verdi's earliest and most raucous opera
  • adjective at or near the beginning of a period of time or course of events or before the usual or expected time
    early.
    • early morning
    • an early warning
    • early diagnosis
    • an early death
    • took early retirement
    • an early spring
    • early varieties of peas and tomatoes mature before most standard varieties

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southern

  • adjective in or characteristic of a region of the United States south of (approximately) the Mason-Dixon line
    • southern hospitality
    • southern cooking
    • southern plantations
  • adjective satellite situated in or oriented toward the south
    southerly.
    • a southern exposure
    • took a southerly course

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plane

  • noun an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets
    airplane; aeroplane.
    • the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane
  • noun (mathematics) an unbounded two-dimensional shape
    sheet.
    • we will refer to the plane of the graph as the X-Y plane
    • any line joining two points on a plane lies wholly on that plane

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fatigue

  • noun temporary loss of strength and energy resulting from hard physical or mental work
    tiredness; weariness.
    • he was hospitalized for extreme fatigue
    • growing fatigue was apparent from the decline in the execution of their athletic skills
    • weariness overcame her after twelve hours and she fell asleep
  • noun used of materials (especially metals) in a weakened state caused by long stress
    • metal fatigue

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lay

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

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date

  • noun the specified day of the month
    day of the month.
    • what is the date today?
  • noun a participant in a date
    escort.
    • his date never stopped talking

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wave

  • noun one of a series of ridges that moves across the surface of a liquid (especially across a large body of water)
    moving ridge.
  • noun a movement like that of a sudden occurrence or increase in a specified phenomenon
    • a wave of settlers
    • troops advancing in waves

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bloom

  • noun the organic process of bearing flowers
    blooming.
    • you will stop all bloom if you let the flowers go to seed
  • noun reproductive organ of angiosperm plants especially one having showy or colorful parts
    blossom; flower.

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parallel

  • noun something having the property of being analogous to something else
    analogue; analog.
  • noun an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator
    latitude; parallel of latitude; line of latitude.

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siberia

  • noun a vast Asian region of Russia; famous for long cold winters

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man

  • noun an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)
    adult male.
    • there were two women and six men on the bus
  • noun someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force
    military man; serviceman; military personnel.
    • two men stood sentry duty

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temperate

  • adjective (of weather or climate) free from extremes; mild; or characteristic of such weather or climate
    • a temperate region
    • the temperate zones
    • temperate plants
  • adjective not extreme in behavior
    • temperate in his habits
    • a temperate response to an insult
    • temperate in his eating and drinking

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readiness

  • noun the state of having been made ready or prepared for use or action (especially military action)
    preparation; preparedness.
    • putting them in readiness
    • their preparation was more than adequate
  • noun prompt willingness
    zeal; eagerness; forwardness.
    • readiness to continue discussions
    • they showed no eagerness to spread the gospel
    • they disliked his zeal in demonstrating his superiority
    • he tried to explain his forwardness in battle

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weekender

  • noun someone who vacations on a weekend
  • noun a small suitcase to carry clothing and accessories for a weekend trip

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julian_calendar

  • noun the solar calendar introduced in Rome in 46 b.c. by Julius Caesar and slightly modified by Augustus, establishing the 12-month year of 365 days with each 4th year having 366 days and the months having 31 or 30 days except for February
    Old Style calendar.

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coat

  • noun an outer garment that has sleeves and covers the body from shoulder down; worn outdoors
  • noun a thin layer covering something
    coating.
    • a second coat of paint

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proto

  • adjective satellite indicating the first or earliest or original
    • `proto' is a combining form in a word like `protolanguage' that refers to the hypothetical ancestor of another language or group of languages

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varying_hare

  • noun large large-footed North American hare; white in winter
    snowshoe hare; snowshoe rabbit; Lepus americanus.

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southern_hemisphere

  • noun the hemisphere to the south of the equator

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lay_out

  • verb lay out orderly or logically in a line or as if in a line
    range; array; set out.
    • lay out the clothes
    • lay out the arguments
  • verb get ready for a particular purpose or event
    set; set up.
    • set up an experiment
    • set the table
    • lay out the tools for the surgery

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tambora

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wind

  • noun air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure
    air current; current of air.
    • trees bent under the fierce winds
    • when there is no wind, row
    • the radioactivity was being swept upwards by the air current and out into the atmosphere
  • noun a tendency or force that influences events
    • the winds of change

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christmas_day

  • noun a Christian holiday celebrating the birth of Christ; a quarter day in England, Wales, and Ireland
    Dec 25; Christmas; Xmas.

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moroz

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oblique

  • noun any grammatical case other than the nominative
    oblique case.
  • noun a diagonally arranged abdominal muscle on either side of the torso
    abdominal external oblique muscle; external oblique muscle; musculus obliquus externus abdominis.

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move

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

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madeira_winter_cherry

  • noun small South American shrub cultivated as a houseplant for its abundant ornamental but poisonous red or yellow cherry-sized fruit
    Solanum pseudocapsicum; winter cherry; Jerusalem cherry.

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siberian

Of or pertaining to Siberia, a region comprising all northern Asia and belonging to Russia; as, a Siberian winter. -- n. A native or inhabitant of Siberia.

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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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pineapple

  • noun a tropical American plant bearing a large fleshy edible fruit with a terminal tuft of stiff leaves; widely cultivated in the tropics
    pineapple plant; Ananas comosus.
  • noun large sweet fleshy tropical fruit with a terminal tuft of stiff leaves; widely cultivated
    ananas.

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agricultural

  • adjective relating to or used in or promoting agriculture or farming
    • agricultural engineering
    • modern agricultural (or farming) methods
    • agricultural (or farm) equipment
    • an agricultural college
  • adjective satellite relating to rural matters
    farming; agrarian.
    • an agrarian (or agricultural) society
    • farming communities

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cold

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

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schoolhouse

  • noun a building where young people receive education
    school.
    • the school was built in 1932
    • he walked to school every morning

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texas

  • noun the second largest state; located in southwestern United States on the Gulf of Mexico
    Lone-Star State; TX.

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badger

  • noun sturdy carnivorous burrowing mammal with strong claws; widely distributed in the northern hemisphere
  • noun a native or resident of Wisconsin
    Wisconsinite.

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columba

  • noun a constellation in the southern hemisphere near Puppis and Caelum
    Dove.
  • noun type genus of the Columbidae: typical pigeons
    genus Columba.

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superior

  • noun one of greater rank or station or quality
    superordinate; higher-up.
  • noun the head of a religious community

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snegurochka

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march

  • noun the month following February and preceding April
    Mar.
  • noun the act of marching; walking with regular steps (especially in a procession of some kind)
    marching.
    • it was a long march
    • we heard the sound of marching

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la

  • noun a white soft metallic element that tarnishes readily; occurs in rare earth minerals and is usually classified as a rare earth
    atomic number 57; lanthanum.
  • noun a state in southern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
    Louisiana; Pelican State.

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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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vary

  • verb become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence
    alter; change.
    • her mood changes in accordance with the weather
    • The supermarket's selection of vegetables varies according to the season
  • verb be at variance with; be out of line with
    depart; deviate; diverge.

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late

  • adjective being or occurring at an advanced period of time or after a usual or expected time
    • late evening
    • late 18th century
    • a late movie
    • took a late flight
    • had a late breakfast
  • adjective satellite after the expected or usual time; delayed
    tardy; belated.
    • a belated birthday card
    • I'm late for the plane
    • the train is late
    • tardy children are sent to the principal
    • always tardy in making dental appointments

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permanent

  • noun a series of waves in the hair made by applying heat and chemicals
    permanent wave; perm.
  • adjective continuing or enduring without marked change in status or condition or place
    lasting.
    • permanent secretary to the president
    • permanent address
    • literature of permanent value

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plumage

  • noun the light horny waterproof structure forming the external covering of birds
    feather; plume.

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latitude

  • noun the angular distance between an imaginary line around a heavenly body parallel to its equator and the equator itself
  • noun freedom from normal restraints in conduct
    • the new freedom in movies and novels
    • allowed his children considerable latitude in how they spent their money

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vernalization

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have

  • noun a person who possesses great material wealth
    rich person; wealthy person.
  • verb have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
    hold; have got.
    • She has $1,000 in the bank
    • He has got two beautiful daughters
    • She holds a Master's degree from Harvard

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holiday

  • noun leisure time away from work devoted to rest or pleasure
    vacation.
    • we get two weeks of vacation every summer
    • we took a short holiday in Puerto Rico
  • noun a day on which work is suspended by law or custom
    • no mail is delivered on federal holidays
    • it's a good thing that New Year's was a holiday because everyone had a hangover

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return

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

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prevernal

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food

  • noun any substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue
    nutrient.
  • noun any solid substance (as opposed to liquid) that is used as a source of nourishment
    solid food.
    • food and drink

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spell

  • noun a psychological state induced by (or as if induced by) a magical incantation
    enchantment; trance.
  • noun a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else)
    go; turn; tour.
    • it's my go
    • a spell of work

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nation

  • noun a politically organized body of people under a single government
    commonwealth; land; res publica; country; state; body politic.
    • the state has elected a new president
    • African nations
    • students who had come to the nation's capitol
    • the country's largest manufacturer
    • an industrialized land
  • noun the people who live in a nation or country
    country; land.
    • a statement that sums up the nation's mood
    • the news was announced to the nation
    • the whole country worshipped him

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break

  • noun some abrupt occurrence that interrupts an ongoing activity
    interruption.
    • the telephone is an annoying interruption
    • there was a break in the action when a player was hurt
  • noun an unexpected piece of good luck
    good luck; happy chance.
    • he finally got his big break

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oblique_angle

  • noun an angle that is not a right angle or a multiple of a right angle

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half

  • noun one of two equal parts of a divisible whole
    one-half.
    • half a loaf
    • half an hour
    • a century and one half
  • noun one of two divisions into which some games or performances are divided: the two divisions are separated by an interval

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telescopium

  • noun a small constellation in the southern hemisphere near Ara

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reckoning

  • noun problem solving that involves numbers or quantities
    calculation; figuring; computation.
  • noun a bill for an amount due
    tally.

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day

  • noun time for Earth to make a complete rotation on its axis
    twenty-four hours; mean solar day; twenty-four hour period; solar day; 24-hour interval.
    • two days later they left
    • they put on two performances every day
    • there are 30,000 passengers per day
  • noun some point or period in time
    • it should arrive any day now
    • after that day she never trusted him again
    • those were the days
    • these days it is not unusual

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winteridge

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puppis

  • noun a constellation in the southern hemisphere between Vela and Canis Major that shaped like the stern of a boat

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february

The second month in the year, said to have been introduced into the Roman calendar by Numa. In common years this month contains twenty-eight days; in the bissextile, or leap year, it has twenty-nine days.

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january

The first month of the year, containing thirty-one days. ✍ Before the adoption of New Style, the commencement of the year was usually reckoned from March 25.

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wend

  • verb direct one's course or way
    • wend your way through the crowds

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advent

  • noun arrival that has been awaited (especially of something momentous)
    coming.
    • the advent of the computer
  • noun the season including the four Sundays preceding Christmas

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micro

  • adjective satellite extremely small in scale or scope or capability

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rock

  • noun a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter
    stone.
    • he threw a rock at me
  • noun material consisting of the aggregate of minerals like those making up the Earth's crust
    stone.
    • that mountain is solid rock
    • stone is abundant in New England and there are many quarries

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monsoon

  • noun a seasonal wind in southern Asia; blows from the southwest (bringing rain) in summer and from the northeast in winter
  • noun rainy season in southern Asia when the southwestern monsoon blows, bringing heavy rains

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southern_cross

  • noun a small conspicuous constellation in the southern hemisphere in the Milky Way near Centaurus
    Crux; Crux Australis.

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heavy

  • noun an actor who plays villainous roles
  • noun a serious (or tragic) role in a play

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cold

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

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hare

  • noun swift timid long-eared mammal larger than a rabbit having a divided upper lip and long hind legs; young born furred and with open eyes
  • noun flesh of any of various rabbits or hares (wild or domesticated) eaten as food
    rabbit.

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nonwinter

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calendar_day

  • noun a day reckoned from midnight to midnight
    civil day.

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crocus

  • noun any of numerous low-growing plants of the genus Crocus having slender grasslike leaves and white or yellow or purple flowers; native chiefly to the Mediterranean region but widely cultivated

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climatic

  • adjective of or relating to a climate
    climatical.
    • climatic changes

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persian

Of or pertaining to Persia, to the Persians, or to their language.

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year

  • noun a period of time containing 365 (or 366) days
    yr; twelvemonth.
    • she is 4 years old
    • in the year 1920
  • noun a period of time occupying a regular part of a calendar year that is used for some particular activity
    • a school year

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sojourn

  • noun a temporary stay (e.g., as a guest)
    visit.
  • verb spend a certain length of time; reside temporarily

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sunrise

  • noun the first light of day
    sunup; daybreak; break of day; dawning; aurora; morning; break of the day; first light; dayspring; dawn; cockcrow.
    • we got up before dawn
    • they talked until morning
  • noun atmospheric phenomena accompanying the daily appearance of the sun

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out

  • noun (baseball) a failure by a batter or runner to reach a base safely in baseball
    • you only get 3 outs per inning
  • verb to state openly and publicly one's homosexuality
    come out of the closet; come out.
    • This actor outed last year

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canada

A small cañon; a narrow valley or glen; also, but less frequently, an open valley. Local, Western U. S.

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southerly

  • noun a wind from the south
    souther; south wind.
  • adjective satellite situated in or oriented toward the south
    southern.
    • a southern exposure
    • took a southerly course

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foggage

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crookneck

  • noun yellow squash with a thin curved neck and somewhat warty skin
    summer crookneck; crookneck squash.

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unknown

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

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microthermal

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wild_winterpea

  • noun a weak-stemmed winter annual native to Mediterranean region for long established in southern United States; cultivated as a cover and pasture crop
    singletary pea; Caley pea; rough pea; Lathyrus hirsutus.

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health

  • noun a healthy state of wellbeing free from disease
    wellness.
    • physicians should be held responsible for the health of their patients
  • noun the general condition of body and mind
    • his delicate health
    • in poor health

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barley

  • noun a grain of barley
    barleycorn.
  • noun cultivated since prehistoric times; grown for forage and grain

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dutch

Pertaining to Holland, or to its inhabitants. Dutch was formerly used for German.
Germany is slandered to have sent none to this war [the Crusades] at this first voyage; and that other pilgrims, passing through that country, were mocked by the Dutch, and called fools for their pains. Fuller.

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cause

  • noun events that provide the generative force that is the origin of something
    • they are trying to determine the cause of the crash
  • noun a justification for something existing or happening
    reason; grounds.
    • he had no cause to complain
    • they had good reason to rejoice

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caucasian

Of or pertaining to the Caucasus, a mountainous region between the Black and Caspian seas.

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red

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

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hibernate

  • verb sleep during winter
    hole up.
    • Bears must eat a lot of food before they hibernate in their caves
  • verb be in an inactive or dormant state

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shortage

  • noun the property of being an amount by which something is less than expected or required
    shortfall; deficit.
    • new blood vessels bud out from the already dilated vascular bed to make up the nutritional deficit
  • noun an acute insufficiency
    famine; dearth.

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love-in-winter

  • noun Eurasian herb with white or pinkish flowers in a terminal corymb
    western prince's pine; Chimaphila umbellata; Chimaphila corymbosa.

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little

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

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springtime

  • noun the season of growth
    spring.
    • the emerging buds were a sure sign of spring
    • he will hold office until the spring of next year

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mammal

  • noun any warm-blooded vertebrate having the skin more or less covered with hair; young are born alive except for the small subclass of monotremes and nourished with milk
    mammalian.

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backed

  • adjective having a back or backing, usually of a specified type
  • verb be behind; approve of
    indorse; plunk for; support; plump for; back; endorse.
    • He plumped for the Labor Party
    • I backed Kennedy in 1960

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cough

  • noun a sudden noisy expulsion of air from the lungs that clears the air passages; a common symptom of upper respiratory infection or bronchitis or pneumonia or tuberculosis
    coughing.
  • verb exhale abruptly, as when one has a chest cold or congestion
    • The smoker coughs all day

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heat

  • noun a form of energy that is transferred by a difference in temperature
    heat energy.
  • noun the presence of heat
    high temperature; hotness.

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snowblindness

  • noun temporary blindness caused by exposure to sunlight reflected from snow or ice
    snow-blindness.

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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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definition

  • noun a concise explanation of the meaning of a word or phrase or symbol
  • noun clarity of outline
    • exercise had given his muscles superior definition

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winterpea

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mainland

  • noun the main land mass of a country or continent; as distinguished from an island or peninsula

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prepare

  • verb make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc
    set; fix; set up; gear up; ready.
    • Get the children ready for school!
    • prepare for war
    • I was fixing to leave town after I paid the hotel bill
  • verb prepare for eating by applying heat
    cook; ready; fix; make.
    • Cook me dinner, please
    • can you make me an omelette?
    • fix breakfast for the guests, please

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carnival

  • noun a festival marked by merrymaking and processions
  • noun a frenetic disorganized (and often comic) disturbance suggestive of a large public entertainment
    circus.
    • it was so funny it was a circus
    • the whole occasion had a carnival atmosphere

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musculature

  • noun the muscular system of an organism
    muscle system; muscular structure.

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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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british

Of or pertaining to Great Britain or to its inhabitants; -- sometimes restrict to the original inhabitants.

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round

  • noun a charge of ammunition for a single shot
    one shot; unit of ammunition.
  • noun an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs
    rhythm; cycle.
    • the never-ending cycle of the seasons

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orbital_plane

  • noun (astronomy) the plane on which a body is orbiting

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tarantass

A low four-wheeled carriage used in Russia. The carriage box rests on two long, springy poles which run from the fore to the hind axletree. When snow falls, the wheels are taken off, and the body is mounted on a sledge.

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hivernate

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baltic

Of or pertaining to the sea which separates Norway and Sweden from Jutland, Denmark, and Germany; situated on the Baltic Sea.

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altitude

  • noun elevation especially above sea level or above the earth's surface
    height.
    • the altitude gave her a headache
  • noun the perpendicular distance from the base of a geometric figure to the opposite vertex (or side if parallel)

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south

  • noun the cardinal compass point that is at 180 degrees
    due south; S; southward.
  • noun the region of the United States lying to the south of the Mason-Dixon line

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arctic_fox

  • noun thickly-furred fox of Arctic regions; brownish in summer and white in winter
    white fox; Alopex lagopus.

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while_away

  • verb spend or pass, as with boredom or in a pleasant manner; of time
    get through.

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maritime

  • adjective relating to or involving ships or shipping or navigation or seamen
    marine; nautical.
    • nautical charts
    • maritime law
    • marine insurance
  • adjective satellite bordering on or living or characteristic of those near the sea
    • a maritime province
    • maritime farmers
    • maritime cultures

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valentine

  • noun a sweetheart chosen to receive a greeting on Saint Valentine's Day
    • will you be my valentine?
  • noun a card sent or given (as to a sweetheart) on Saint Valentine's Day

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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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ashchhe

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quality

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

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balmy

  • adjective satellite informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
    loco; wacky; loopy; bats; haywire; nuts; kooky; nutty; barmy; around the bend; buggy; kookie; loony; whacky; crackers; round the bend; daft; dotty; batty; cracked; fruity; bonkers.
    • it used to drive my husband balmy
  • adjective satellite mild and pleasant
    mild; soft.
    • balmy days and nights
    • the climate was mild and conducive to life or growth
    • a soft breeze

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city

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

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horse

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

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temperature

  • noun the degree of hotness or coldness of a body or environment (corresponding to its molecular activity)
  • noun the somatic sensation of cold or heat

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start

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

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candlemas

The second day of February, on which is celebrated the feast of the Purification of the Virgin Mary; -- so called because the candles for the altar or other sacred uses are blessed on that day.

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st.

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system

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

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solstice

  • noun either of the two times of the year when the sun is at its greatest distance from the celestial equator

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cooling

  • noun the process of becoming cooler; a falling temperature
    temperature reduction; chilling.
  • noun a mechanism for keeping something cool
    cooling system.
    • the cooling was overhead fans

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new_york

  • noun the largest city in New York State and in the United States; located in southeastern New York at the mouth of the Hudson river; a major financial and cultural center
    New York City; Greater New York.
  • noun a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
    NY; Empire State; New York State.

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warming

  • noun the process of becoming warmer; a rising temperature
    heating.
  • noun warm weather following a freeze; snow and ice melt
    thaw; thawing.
    • they welcomed the spring thaw

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moisture

  • noun wetness caused by water
    wet.
    • drops of wet gleamed on the window

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perennation

  • noun the process of living through a number of years (as a perennial plant)

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annunciation

  • noun a formal public statement
    announcement; declaration; proclamation.
    • the government made an announcement about changes in the drug war
    • a declaration of independence
  • noun a festival commemorating the announcement of the Incarnation by the angel Gabriel to the Virgin Mary; a quarter day in England, Wales, and Ireland
    Annunciation Day; Lady Day; March 25.

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bitter

  • noun English term for a dry sharp-tasting ale with strong flavor of hops (usually on draft)
  • noun the taste experience when quinine or coffee is taken into the mouth
    bitterness.

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store

  • noun a mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services
    shop.
    • he bought it at a shop on Cape Cod
  • noun a supply of something available for future use
    fund; stock.
    • he brought back a large store of Cuban cigars

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headache

  • noun something or someone that causes anxiety; a source of unhappiness
    vexation; worry; concern.
    • New York traffic is a constant concern
    • it's a major worry
  • noun pain in the head caused by dilation of cerebral arteries or muscle contractions or a reaction to drugs
    cephalalgia; head ache.

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gear

  • noun a toothed wheel that engages another toothed mechanism in order to change the speed or direction of transmitted motion
    cogwheel; gear wheel; geared wheel.
  • noun wheelwork consisting of a connected set of rotating gears by which force is transmitted or motion or torque is changed
    gearing; geartrain; train; power train.
    • the fool got his tie caught in the geartrain

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season

  • noun a period of the year marked by special events or activities in some field
    • he celebrated his 10th season with the ballet company
    • she always looked forward to the avocado season
  • noun one of the natural periods into which the year is divided by the equinoxes and solstices or atmospheric conditions
    time of year.
    • the regular sequence of the seasons

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relative

  • noun a person related by blood or marriage
    relation.
    • police are searching for relatives of the deceased
    • he has distant relations back in New Jersey
  • noun an animal or plant that bears a relationship to another (as related by common descent or by membership in the same genus)
    congeneric; congener; congenator.

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continuous

  • adjective continuing in time or space without interruption
    uninterrupted.
    • a continuous rearrangement of electrons in the solar atoms results in the emission of light"- James Jeans
    • a continuous bout of illness lasting six months
    • lived in continuous fear
    • a continuous row of warehouses
    • a continuous line has no gaps or breaks in it
    • moving midweek holidays to the nearest Monday or Friday allows uninterrupted work weeks
  • adjective of a function or curve; extending without break or irregularity

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serve

  • noun (sports) a stroke that puts the ball in play
    service.
    • his powerful serves won the game
  • verb serve a purpose, role, or function
    function.
    • The tree stump serves as a table
    • The female students served as a control group
    • This table would serve very well
    • His freedom served him well
    • The table functions as a desk

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lower

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

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trapper

  • noun someone who sets traps for animals (usually to obtain their furs)

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auriga

  • noun a conspicuous constellation in the northern hemisphere; between Great Bear and Orion at edge of Milky Way
    Charioteer.

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hartford

The Hartford grape, a variety of grape first raised at Hartford, Connecticut, from the Northern fox grape. Its large dark-colored berries ripen earlier than those of most other kinds.

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western

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

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manifestation

  • noun a clear appearance
    • a manifestation of great emotion
  • noun a manifest indication of the existence or presence or nature of some person or thing
    • a manifestation of disease

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july

The seventh month of the year, containing thirty-one days. ✍ This month was called Quintilis, or the fifth month, according to the old Roman calendar, in which March was the first month of the year.

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vacationist

  • noun someone on vacation; someone who is devoting time to pleasure or relaxation rather than to work
    vacationer.

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white

  • noun the quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness (bearing the least resemblance to black)
    whiteness.
  • noun a member of the Caucasoid race
    White person; Caucasian.

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symptom

  • noun (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
  • noun anything that accompanies X and is regarded as an indication of X's existence

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population

  • noun the people who inhabit a territory or state
    • the population seemed to be well fed and clothed
  • noun a group of organisms of the same species inhabiting a given area
    • they hired hunters to keep down the deer population

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twinter

A domestic animal two winters old. Prov. Eng.

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distance

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

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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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observatory

  • noun a building designed and equipped to observe astronomical phenomena
  • noun a structure commanding a wide view of its surroundings
    lookout; lookout station; observation tower.

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warfare

  • noun the waging of armed conflict against an enemy
    war.
    • thousands of people were killed in the war
  • noun an active struggle between competing entities
    war.
    • a price war
    • a war of wits
    • diplomatic warfare

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icicle

  • noun ice resembling a pendent spear, formed by the freezing of dripping water

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tree

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

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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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halcyon

  • noun a mythical bird said to breed at the time of the winter solstice in a nest floating on the sea and to have the power of calming the winds and waves
  • noun (Greek mythology) a woman who was turned into a kingfisher
    Alcyone.

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unbroken

  • adjective marked by continuous or uninterrupted extension in space or time or sequence
    • cars in an unbroken procession
    • the unbroken quiet of the afternoon
  • adjective satellite not subdued or trained for service or use
    • unbroken colts

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light

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

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shrike

  • noun any of numerous Old World birds having a strong hooked bill that feed on smaller animals

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time_period

  • noun an amount of time
    period of time; period.
    • a time period of 30 years
    • hastened the period of time of his recovery
    • Picasso's blue period

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and

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

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hibernacle

That which serves for protection or shelter in winter; winter quarters; as, the hibernacle of an animal or a plant. Martyn.

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great_dividing_range

  • noun a mountain range running along the eastern coast of Australia
    Eastern Highlands.

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wellington

  • noun British general and statesman; he defeated Napoleon at Waterloo; subsequently served as Prime Minister (1769-1852)
    First Duke of Wellington; Iron Duke; Duke of Wellington; Arthur Wellesley.
  • noun the capital of New Zealand
    capital of New Zealand.

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antarctica

  • noun an extremely cold continent at the south pole almost entirely below the Antarctic Circle; covered by an ice cap up to 13,000 feet deep
    Antarctic continent.
    • Antarctica is twice the size of Australia

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wintery

  • adjective characteristic of or occurring in winter
    wintry.
    • suffered severe wintry weather
    • brown wintry grasses

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estival

  • adjective satellite (rare) of or occurring in summer
    aestival.
    • the sky was a burnished aestival blue
    • estival winds

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close

  • noun the temporal end; the concluding time
    finish; last; finis; finale; stopping point; conclusion.
    • the stopping point of each round was signaled by a bell
    • the market was up at the finish
    • they were playing better at the close of the season
  • noun the last section of a communication
    closing; ending; end; conclusion.
    • in conclusion I want to say...

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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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sell

  • noun the activity of persuading someone to buy
    • it was a hard sell
  • verb exchange or deliver for money or its equivalent
    • He sold his house in January
    • She sells her body to survive and support her drug habit

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mountain

  • noun a land mass that projects well above its surroundings; higher than a hill
    mount.
  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; slew; deal; wad; muckle; pile; lot; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; peck; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money

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winterover

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angle

  • noun the space between two lines or planes that intersect; the inclination of one line to another; measured in degrees or radians
  • noun a biased way of looking at or presenting something
    slant.

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mid

  • adjective satellite used in combination to denote the middle
    • midmorning
    • midsummer
    • in mid-1958
    • a mid-June wedding

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cryptic_coloration

  • noun coloring that conceals or disguises an animal's shape

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tore

  • noun commonly the lowest molding at the base of a column
    torus.
  • verb separate or cause to separate abruptly
    tear; snap; rupture; bust.
    • The rope snapped
    • tear the paper

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brace

  • noun a support that steadies or strengthens something else
    • he wore a brace on his knee
  • noun two items of the same kind
    twosome; span; distich; couple; duo; twain; yoke; couplet; pair; duet; dyad; duad.

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rear

  • noun the back of a military formation or procession
    • infantrymen were in the rear
  • noun the side of an object that is opposite its front
    backside; back end.
    • his room was toward the rear of the hotel

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hardship

  • noun a state of misfortune or affliction
    hard knocks; adversity.
    • debt-ridden farmers struggling with adversity
    • a life of hardship
  • noun something hard to endure
    rigourousness; severeness; rigor; rigorousness; rigour; asperity; grimness; severity.
    • the asperity of northern winters

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needle

  • noun the leaf of a conifer
    acerate leaf.
  • noun a slender pointer for indicating the reading on the scale of a measuring instrument

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pain

  • noun a symptom of some physical hurt or disorder
    hurting.
    • the patient developed severe pain and distension
  • noun emotional distress; a fundamental feeling that people try to avoid
    painfulness.
    • the pain of loneliness

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normal

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

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iceland

  • noun an island republic on the island of Iceland; became independent of Denmark in 1944
    Republic of Iceland.
  • noun a volcanic island in the North Atlantic near the Arctic Circle

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eruption

  • noun the sudden occurrence of a violent discharge of steam and volcanic material
    volcanic eruption.
  • noun symptom consisting of a breaking out and becoming visible

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nighttime

  • noun the time after sunset and before sunrise while it is dark outside
    dark; night.

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polar_region

  • noun the part of the Earth's surface forming a cap over a pole; characterized by frigid climate
    polar zone; Frigid Zone.

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significant

  • adjective important in effect or meaning
    important.
    • a significant change in tax laws
    • a significant change in the Constitution
    • a significant contribution
    • significant details
    • statistically significant
  • adjective satellite fairly large
    substantial.
    • won by a substantial margin

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severn

  • noun a river in Ontario that flows northeast into Hudson Bay
    Severn River.
  • noun a river in England and Wales flowing into the Bristol Channel; the longest river in Great Britain
    Severn River; River Severn.

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haying

  • noun the harvesting of hay
  • noun the season for cutting and drying and storing grass as fodder
    haying time.

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prewinter

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unwinter

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winter

  • noun the coldest season of the year; in the northern hemisphere it extends from the winter solstice to the vernal equinox
    wintertime.
  • verb spend the winter
    overwinter.
    • We wintered on the Riviera
    • Shackleton's men overwintered on Elephant Island

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zealand

  • noun the largest island of Denmark and the site of Copenhagen
    Sjaelland; Seeland.

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squash

  • noun any of numerous annual trailing plants of the genus Cucurbita grown for their fleshy edible fruits
    squash vine.
  • noun edible fruit of a squash plant; eaten as a vegetable

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outwinter

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blackthorn

  • noun a thorny Eurasian bush with plumlike fruits
    sloe; Prunus spinosa.
  • noun erect and almost thornless American hawthorn with somewhat pear-shaped berries
    pear hawthorn; Crataegus calpodendron; pear haw; Crataegus tomentosa.

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proud

  • adjective feeling self-respect or pleasure in something by which you measure your self-worth; or being a reason for pride
    • proud parents
    • proud of his accomplishments
    • a proud moment
    • proud to serve his country
    • a proud name
    • proud princes
  • adjective satellite having or displaying great dignity or nobility
    gallant; majestic; lofty.
    • a gallant pageant
    • lofty ships
    • majestic cities
    • proud alpine peaks

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cover

  • noun a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something
    concealment; covert; screen.
    • a screen of trees afforded privacy
    • under cover of darkness
    • the brush provided a covert for game
    • the simplest concealment is to match perfectly the color of the background
  • noun bedding that keeps a person warm in bed
    blanket.
    • he pulled the covers over his head and went to sleep

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gwythr

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black_death

  • noun the epidemic form of bubonic plague experienced during the Middle Ages when it killed nearly half the people of western Europe
    Black Plague.

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cross-country_skiing

  • noun the sport of skiing across the countryside (rather than downhill)

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storm

  • noun a violent weather condition with winds 64-72 knots (11 on the Beaufort scale) and precipitation and thunder and lightning
    violent storm.
  • noun a violent commotion or disturbance
    tempest.
    • the storms that had characterized their relationship had died away
    • it was only a tempest in a teapot

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sunset

  • noun the time in the evening at which the sun begins to fall below the horizon
    sundown.
  • noun atmospheric phenomena accompanying the daily disappearance of the sun

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military_personnel

  • noun soldiers collectively
    soldiery; troops.
  • noun someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force
    military man; serviceman; man.
    • two men stood sentry duty

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atlantic

Of or pertaining to Mt. Atlas in Libya, and hence applied to the ocean which lies between Europe and Africa on the east and America on the west; as, the Atlantic Ocean (called also the Atlantic); the Atlantic basin; the Atlantic telegraph.

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indo

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skunk

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

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eurasia

  • noun the land mass formed by the continents of Europe and Asia

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atmosphere

  • noun a particular environment or surrounding influence
    ambience; ambiance.
    • there was an atmosphere of excitement
  • noun a unit of pressure: the pressure that will support a column of mercury 760 mm high at sea level and 0 degrees centigrade
    standard pressure; atm; standard atmosphere.

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summerize

  • verb prepare for summer
    summerise.
    • summerize your car
    • summerize a house

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teleutospore

(Bot.) The thick-celled winter or resting spore of the rusts (order Uredinales), produced in late summer. See Illust. of Uredospore.

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chionophile

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evaporation

  • noun the process of becoming a vapor
    vaporisation; vaporization; vapor; vapour.
  • noun the process of extracting moisture
    dehydration; desiccation; drying up.

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soldiery

  • noun soldiers collectively
    troops; military personnel.

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samhain

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earth

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

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hyemation

The passing of a winter in a particular place; a wintering.

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impact

  • noun the striking of one body against another
  • noun a forceful consequence; a strong effect
    wallop.
    • the book had an important impact on my thinking
    • the book packs a wallop

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onna

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calendar_month

  • noun one of the twelve divisions of the calendar year
    month.
    • he paid the bill last month

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dheye

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rosenthal

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wood

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

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black

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

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winterise

  • verb prepare for winter
    winterize.
    • winterize cars
    • winterize your houses

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easterly

  • noun a wind from the east
    easter; east wind.
  • adjective satellite lying in or toward the east
    eastern.
    • the east side of New York
    • eastern cities

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sinterklaas

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over

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

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reap

  • verb gather, as of natural products
    harvest; glean.
    • harvest the grapes
  • verb get or derive
    draw.
    • He drew great benefits from his membership in the association

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do

  • noun an uproarious party
    bash; brawl.
  • noun the syllable naming the first (tonic) note of any major scale in solmization
    doh; ut.

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winterize

  • verb prepare for winter
    winterise.
    • winterize cars
    • winterize your houses

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dominant

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

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get

  • noun a return on a shot that seemed impossible to reach and would normally have resulted in a point for the opponent
  • verb come into the possession of something concrete or abstract
    acquire.
    • She got a lot of paintings from her uncle
    • They acquired a new pet
    • Get your results the next day
    • Get permission to take a few days off from work

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express

  • noun mail that is distributed by a rapid and efficient system
    express mail.
  • noun public transport consisting of a fast train or bus that makes only a few scheduled stops
    limited.
    • he caught the express to New York

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freezing

  • noun the withdrawal of heat to change something from a liquid to a solid
    freeze.
  • verb stop moving or become immobilized
    stop dead; freeze.
    • When he saw the police car he froze

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bear

  • noun massive plantigrade carnivorous or omnivorous mammals with long shaggy coats and strong claws
  • noun an investor with a pessimistic market outlook; an investor who expects prices to fall and so sells now in order to buy later at a lower price

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coast

  • noun the shore of a sea or ocean
    sea-coast; seashore; seacoast.
  • noun a slope down which sleds may coast
    • when it snowed they made a coast on the golf course

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ecologist

  • noun a biologist who studies the relation between organisms and their environment

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inuit

  • noun a member of a people inhabiting the Arctic (northern Canada or Greenland or Alaska or eastern Siberia); the Algonquians called them Eskimo (`eaters of raw flesh') but they call themselves the Inuit (`the people')
    Eskimo; Esquimau.

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sinus

  • noun an abnormal passage leading from a suppurating cavity to the body surface
    fistula.
  • noun any of various air-filled cavities especially in the bones of the skull

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rite

  • noun an established ceremony prescribed by a religion
    religious rite.
    • the rite of baptism
  • noun any customary observance or practice
    ritual.

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new_year

  • noun the calendar year just begun

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prime

  • noun a number that has no factor but itself and 1
    prime quantity.
  • noun the period of greatest prosperity or productivity
    flower; blossom; efflorescence; peak; flush; bloom; heyday.

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snowy

  • adjective satellite marked by the presence of snow
    white.
    • a white Christmas
    • the white hills of a northern winter
  • adjective satellite covered with snow
    snow-clad; snow-covered.
    • snow-clad hills
    • snow-covered roads
    • a long snowy winter

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beady

  • adjective satellite small and round and shiny like a shiny bead or button
    buttony; beadlike; buttonlike.
    • bright beady eyes
    • black buttony eyes
  • adjective satellite covered with beads or jewels or sequins
    gemmed; spangled; jewelled; sequined; spangly; jeweled.

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chesapeake

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differential

  • noun the result of mathematical differentiation; the instantaneous change of one quantity relative to another; df(x)/dx
    derivative; derived function; first derivative; differential coefficient.
  • noun a quality that differentiates between similar things

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winterwear

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triangulum_australe

  • noun a small bright constellation in the polar region of the southern hemisphere near Circinus and Apus
    Southern Triangle.

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bay

  • noun an indentation of a shoreline larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
    embayment.
  • noun the sound of a hound on the scent

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common

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

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activity

  • noun any specific behavior
    • they avoided all recreational activity
  • noun the state of being active
    action; activeness.
    • his sphere of activity
    • he is out of action

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through

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

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dizziness

  • noun a reeling sensation; a feeling that you are about to fall
    giddiness; vertigo; lightheadedness.

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river

  • noun a large natural stream of water (larger than a creek)
    • the river was navigable for 50 miles

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snowstorm

  • noun a storm with widespread snowfall accompanied by strong winds
    blizzard.

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set

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

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equinox

  • noun either of two times of the year when the sun crosses the plane of the earth's equator and day and night are of equal length
  • noun (astronomy) either of the two celestial points at which the celestial equator intersects the ecliptic
    equinoctial point.

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farthest

  • adjective satellite (comparatives of `far') most remote in space or time or order
    uttermost; furthest; utmost; furthermost; farthermost.
    • had traveled to the farthest frontier
    • don't go beyond the farthermost (or furthermost) tree
    • explored the furthest reaches of space
    • the utmost tip of the peninsula
  • adverb to the greatest distance in space or time (`farthest' is used more often than `furthest' in this physical sense)
    furthest.
    • see who could jump the farthest
    • chose the farthest seat from the door
    • he swam the furthest

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fair

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

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vernal_equinox

  • noun March 21
    March equinox; spring equinox.
  • noun (astronomy) the equinoctial point that lies in the constellation of Pisces

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station

  • noun a facility equipped with special equipment and personnel for a particular purpose
    • he started looking for a gas station
    • the train pulled into the station
  • noun proper or designated social situation
    place.
    • he overstepped his place
    • the responsibilities of a man in his station
    • married above her station

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freeze

  • noun the withdrawal of heat to change something from a liquid to a solid
    freezing.
  • noun weather cold enough to cause freezing
    frost.

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famine

  • noun an acute insufficiency
    dearth; shortage.
  • noun a severe shortage of food (as through crop failure) resulting in violent hunger and starvation and death

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culture

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

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migration

  • noun the movement of persons from one country or locality to another
  • noun a group of people migrating together (especially in some given time period)

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sea

  • noun a division of an ocean or a large body of salt water partially enclosed by land
  • noun anything apparently limitless in quantity or volume
    ocean.

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cetus

  • noun a large constellation on the equator near Pisces and Aquarius

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calendar

  • noun a system of timekeeping that defines the beginning and length and divisions of the year
  • noun a list or register of events (appointments or social events or court cases etc)
    • I have you on my calendar for next Monday

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sport

  • noun an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
    athletics.
  • noun the occupation of athletes who compete for pay

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concern

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

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bunting

  • noun a loosely woven fabric used for flags, etc.
  • noun any of numerous seed-eating songbirds of Europe or North America

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wisconsin

  • noun a tributary of the Mississippi River in Wisconsin
    Wisconsin River.
  • noun a midwestern state in north central United States
    WI; Badger State.

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imbolc

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record

  • noun anything (such as a document or a phonograph record or a photograph) providing permanent evidence of or information about past events
    • the film provided a valuable record of stage techniques
  • noun sound recording consisting of a disk with a continuous groove; used to reproduce music by rotating while a phonograph needle tracks in the groove
    phonograph recording; platter; phonograph record; disc; disk.

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nuclear

  • adjective (weapons) deriving destructive energy from the release of atomic energy
    atomic.
    • nuclear war
    • nuclear weapons
    • atomic bombs
  • adjective of or relating to or constituting the nucleus of an atom
    • nuclear physics
    • nuclear fission
    • nuclear forces

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away

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

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slum_area

  • noun a district of a city marked by poverty and inferior living conditions
    slum.

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ice_needle

  • noun small crystals of ice
    diamond dust; frost snow; frost mist; ice crystal; poudrin; snow mist.

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lepus

  • noun a constellation in the southern hemisphere near Orion and Columba
  • noun type genus of the Leporidae: hares
    genus Lepus.

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up

  • verb raise
    • up the ante
  • adjective being or moving higher in position or greater in some value; being above a former position or level
    • the anchor is up
    • the sun is up
    • he lay face up
    • he is up by a pawn
    • the market is up
    • the corn is up

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state

  • noun the territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation
    province.
    • his state is in the deep south
  • noun the way something is with respect to its main attributes
    • the current state of knowledge
    • his state of health
    • in a weak financial state

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sere

  • adjective satellite (used especially of vegetation) having lost all moisture
    withered; sear; shriveled; shrivelled; dried-up.
    • dried-up grass
    • the desert was edged with sere vegetation
    • shriveled leaves on the unwatered seedlings
    • withered vines

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winter_currant

  • noun a flowering shrub
    Ribes sanguineum.

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consecutive

  • adjective satellite one after the other
    back-to-back.
    • back-to-back home runs
  • adjective satellite in regular succession without gaps
    serial; sequential; sequent; successive.
    • serial concerts

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july

  • noun the month following June and preceding August

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winter-blooming

  • adjective satellite of plants that bloom during the winter
    winter-flowering.

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europe

  • noun the 2nd smallest continent (actually a vast peninsula of Eurasia); the British use `Europe' to refer to all of the continent except the British Isles
  • noun an international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation among its members
    European Community; EC; European Economic Community; Common Market; EU; European Union; EEC.
    • he tried to take Britain into the Europen Union

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mild

  • adjective moderate in type or degree or effect or force; far from extreme
    • a mild winter storm
    • a mild fever
    • fortunately the pain was mild
    • a mild rebuke
    • mild criticism
  • adjective satellite humble in spirit or manner; suggesting retiring mildness or even cowed submissiveness
    modest; meek.
    • meek and self-effacing

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august

  • adjective satellite of or befitting a lord
    lordly; grand.
    • heir to a lordly fortune
    • of august lineage
  • noun the month following July and preceding September
    Aug.

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persephone

  • noun (Greek mythology) daughter of Zeus and Demeter; made queen of the underworld by Pluto in ancient mythology; identified with Roman Proserpina
    Kore; Cora; Despoina.

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winter_crookneck

  • noun any of various plants bearing squash having hard rinds and elongated recurved necks
    winter crookneck squash; Cucurbita moschata.

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readying

  • noun the activity of putting or setting in order in advance of some act or purpose
    preparation.
    • preparations for the ceremony had begun
  • verb prepare for eating by applying heat
    cook; ready; fix; make; prepare.
    • Cook me dinner, please
    • can you make me an omelette?
    • fix breakfast for the guests, please

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gregorian

Pertaining to, or originated by, some person named Gregory, especially one of the popes of that name.

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flowering

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

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socialize

  • verb take part in social activities; interact with others
    socialise.
    • He never socializes with his colleagues
    • The old man hates to socialize
  • verb train for a social environment
    socialise.
    • The children must be properly socialized

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climate

  • noun the weather in some location averaged over some long period of time
    clime.
    • the dank climate of southern Wales
    • plants from a cold clime travel best in winter
  • noun the prevailing psychological state
    mood.
    • the climate of opinion
    • the national mood had changed radically since the last election

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brumal

  • adjective satellite characteristic of or relating to winter
    hibernal; hiemal.
    • bears in brumal sleep

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country

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

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region

  • noun the extended spatial location of something
    part.
    • the farming regions of France
    • religions in all parts of the world
    • regions of outer space
  • noun a part of an animal that has a special function or is supplied by a given artery or nerve
    area.
    • in the abdominal region

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annual

  • noun (botany) a plant that completes its entire life cycle within the space of a year
  • noun a reference book that is published regularly once every year
    yearly; yearbook.

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admit

  • verb declare to be true or admit the existence or reality or truth of
    acknowledge.
    • He admitted his errors
    • She acknowledged that she might have forgotten
  • verb allow to enter; grant entry to
    intromit; let in; allow in.
    • We cannot admit non-members into our club building
    • This pipe admits air

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berry

  • noun any of numerous small and pulpy edible fruits; used as desserts or in making jams and jellies and preserves
  • noun a small fruit having any of various structures, e.g., simple (grape or blueberry) or aggregate (blackberry or raspberry)

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sprinter

  • noun someone who runs a short distance at top speed

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summerise

  • verb prepare for summer
    summerize.
    • summerize your car
    • summerize a house

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cold_weather

  • noun a period of unusually cold weather

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harvest_time

  • noun the season for gathering crops
    harvest.

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volcanic

  • adjective relating to or produced by or consisting of volcanoes
    • volcanic steam
    • volcanic islands such as Iceland
    • a volcanic cone is a conical mountain or hill built up of material from volcanic eruptions
  • adjective satellite explosively unstable
    • a volcanic temper

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tough

  • noun someone who learned to fight in the streets rather than being formally trained in the sport of boxing
    street fighter.
  • noun an aggressive and violent young criminal
    strong-armer; goon; punk; hoodlum; thug; toughie; hood.

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bridge

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

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color

  • noun a visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect
    colour; coloring; colouring.
    • a white color is made up of many different wavelengths of light
  • noun interest and variety and intensity
    vividness; colour.
    • the Puritan Period was lacking in color
    • the characters were delineated with exceptional vividness

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northeastern

  • adjective satellite situated in or oriented toward the northeast
    northeasterly; northeast.
    • the northeasterly part of the island
  • adjective satellite of a region of the United States generally including the New England states; New York; and sometimes New Jersey and Pennsylvania

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gopher

  • noun a zealously energetic person (especially a salesman)
    goffer.
  • noun a native or resident of Minnesota
    Minnesotan.

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harbour

  • noun a sheltered port where ships can take on or discharge cargo
    harbor; haven; seaport.
  • noun a place of refuge and comfort and security
    harbor.

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lake

  • noun a body of (usually fresh) water surrounded by land
  • noun a purplish red pigment prepared from lac or cochineal

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winterage

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pole

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

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adaptation

  • noun a written work (as a novel) that has been recast in a new form
    version.
    • the play is an adaptation of a short novel
  • noun the process of adapting to something (such as environmental conditions)
    adaption; adjustment.

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northern_hemisphere

  • noun the hemisphere that is to the north of the equator

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early_winter_cress

  • noun of southwestern Europe; cultivated in Florida
    American watercress; Barbarea verna; American cress; Belle Isle cress; Barbarea praecox; land cress.

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unusual

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

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winter_cherry

  • noun Old World perennial cultivated for its ornamental inflated papery orange-red calyx
    bladder cherry; Physalis alkekengi; Chinese lantern plant.
  • noun small South American shrub cultivated as a houseplant for its abundant ornamental but poisonous red or yellow cherry-sized fruit
    Solanum pseudocapsicum; Madeira winter cherry; Jerusalem cherry.

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winter_cress

  • noun any plant of the genus Barbarea: yellow-flowered Eurasian cresses; widely cultivated for winter salad
    scurvy grass; St. Barbara's herb.
  • noun cress cultivated for winter salads

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uredo

(Bot.) One of the stages in the life history of certain rusts (Uredinales), regarded at one time as a distinct genus. It is a summer stage preceding the teleutospore, or winter stage. See Uredinales, in the Supplement.

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vacation

  • noun leisure time away from work devoted to rest or pleasure
    holiday.
    • we get two weeks of vacation every summer
    • we took a short holiday in Puerto Rico
  • noun the act of making something legally void

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tropical

  • adjective satellite relating to or situated in or characteristic of the tropics (the region on either side of the equator)
    tropic.
    • tropical islands
    • tropical fruit
  • adjective of or relating to the tropics, or either tropic
    • tropical year

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morphological

  • adjective relating to or concerned with the formation of admissible words in a language
    morphologic.
  • adjective pertaining to geological structure
    geomorphologic; geomorphological; morphologic; structural.
    • geomorphological features of the Black Hills
    • morphological features of granite
    • structural effects of folding and faulting of the earth's surface

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winnipeg

  • noun the capital and largest city of Manitoba; located in southern Manitoba; known for severe winters
  • noun a lake in southern Canada in Manitoba
    Lake Winnipeg.

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california

  • noun a state in the western United States on the Pacific; the 3rd largest state; known for earthquakes
    CA; Calif.; Golden State.

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hibernal

  • adjective satellite characteristic of or relating to winter
    brumal; hiemal.
    • bears in brumal sleep

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ireland

  • noun a republic consisting of 26 of 32 counties comprising the island of Ireland; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1921
    Eire; Republic of Ireland; Irish Republic.
  • noun an island comprising the republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland
    Hibernia; Emerald Isle.

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weather_condition

  • noun the atmospheric conditions that comprise the state of the atmosphere in terms of temperature and wind and clouds and precipitation
    atmospheric condition; weather; conditions.
    • they were hoping for good weather
    • every day we have weather conditions and yesterday was no exception
    • the conditions were too rainy for playing in the snow

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winteran

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tillage

  • noun arable land that is worked by plowing and sowing and raising crops
    cultivated land; farmland; tilled land; ploughland; tilth; plowland.
  • noun the cultivation of soil for raising crops

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jack_frost

  • noun a personification of frost or winter weather

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direction

  • noun a line leading to a place or point
    way.
    • he looked the other direction
    • didn't know the way home
  • noun the spatial relation between something and the course along which it points or moves
    • he checked the direction and velocity of the wind

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uta

  • noun a reptile genus of Iguanidae
    genus Uta.

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squirrel

  • noun a kind of arboreal rodent having a long bushy tail
  • noun the fur of a squirrel

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eastern

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

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wintercress

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deer

  • noun distinguished from Bovidae by the male's having solid deciduous antlers
    cervid.

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wet

  • noun wetness caused by water
    moisture.
    • drops of wet gleamed on the window
  • verb cause to become wet
    • Wet your face

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winterization

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cryptic

  • adjective satellite of an obscure nature
    cryptical; deep; mystifying; inscrutable; mysterious.
    • the new insurance policy is written without cryptic or mysterious terms
    • a deep dark secret
    • the inscrutable workings of Providence
    • in its mysterious past it encompasses all the dim origins of life"- Rachel Carson
    • rituals totally mystifying to visitors from other lands
  • adjective satellite having a secret or hidden meaning
    cryptical; sibylline; cabalistic; qabalistic; kabbalistic.
    • cabalistic symbols engraved in stone
    • cryptic writings
    • thoroughly sibylline in most of his pronouncements"- John Gunther

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vetrright

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northern_europe

  • noun the northernmost countries of Europe

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harshness

  • noun the roughness of a substance that causes abrasions
    abrasiveness; scratchiness.
  • noun the quality of being unpleasant (harsh or rough or grating) to the senses
    roughness.

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heavy

  • noun an actor who plays villainous roles
  • noun a serious (or tragic) role in a play

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fur

  • noun the dressed hairy coat of a mammal
    pelt.
  • noun dense coat of fine silky hairs on mammals (e.g., cat or seal or weasel)

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frozen

  • adjective turned into ice; affected by freezing or by long and severe cold
    • the frozen North
    • frozen pipes
    • children skating on a frozen brook
  • verb stop moving or become immobilized
    stop dead; freeze.
    • When he saw the police car he froze

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plain

  • noun extensive tract of level open land
    champaign; field.
    • they emerged from the woods onto a vast open plain
    • he longed for the fields of his youth
  • noun a basic knitting stitch
    plain stitch; knit; knit stitch.

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mount

  • noun a lightweight horse kept for riding only
    riding horse; saddle horse.
  • noun the act of climbing something
    climb.
    • it was a difficult climb to the top

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warbler

  • noun a singer; usually a singer who adds embellishments to the song
  • noun a small active songbird

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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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smhi

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while

  • noun a period of indeterminate length (usually short) marked by some action or condition
    spell; piece; patch.
    • he was here for a little while
    • I need to rest for a piece
    • a spell of good weather
    • a patch of bad weather

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wood-sere

The time when there no sap in the trees; the winter season. Written also wood-seer. Obs. Tusser.

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wild

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

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fleet

  • noun group of aircraft operating together under the same ownership
  • noun group of motor vehicles operating together under the same ownership

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vernal

  • adjective satellite suggestive of youth; vigorous and fresh
    young; youthful.
    • he is young for his age
  • adjective of or characteristic of or occurring in spring
    • the vernal equinox

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mythology

  • noun myths collectively; the body of stories associated with a culture or institution or person
  • noun the study of myths

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robin

  • noun small Old World songbird with a reddish breast
    robin redbreast; Erithacus rubecola; Old World robin; redbreast.
  • noun large American thrush having a rust-red breast and abdomen
    American robin; Turdus migratorius.

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overwinter

  • verb spend the winter
    winter.
    • We wintered on the Riviera
    • Shackleton's men overwintered on Elephant Island

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layer

  • noun single thickness of usually some homogeneous substance
    bed.
    • slices of hard-boiled egg on a bed of spinach
  • noun a relatively thin sheetlike expanse or region lying over or under another

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plover

  • noun any of numerous chiefly shorebirds of relatively compact build having straight bills and large pointed wings; closely related to the sandpipers

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winterlong

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life_cycle

  • noun a series of stages through which an organism passes between recurrences of a primary stage
  • noun the course of developmental changes in an organism from fertilized zygote to maturity when another zygote can be produced

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secondary

  • noun the defensive football players who line up behind the linemen
  • noun coil such that current is induced in it by passing a current through the primary coil
    secondary coil; secondary winding.

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huaynaputina

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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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winterishly

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cluster

  • noun a grouping of a number of similar things
    clustering; clump; bunch.
    • a bunch of trees
    • a cluster of admirers
  • verb come together as in a cluster or flock
    flock; clump; constellate.
    • The poets constellate in this town every summer

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propaedeutic

  • noun a course that provides an introduction to an art or science (or to more advanced study generally)
    propaedeutics.
  • adjective satellite preceding and preparing for something
    preparatory; preparative.
    • preparatory steps

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river_thames

  • noun the longest river in England; flows eastward through London to the North Sea
    Thames River; Thames.

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brutal

  • adjective satellite (of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering
    savage; barbarous; vicious; cruel; fell; roughshod.
    • a barbarous crime
    • brutal beatings
    • cruel tortures
    • Stalin's roughshod treatment of the kulaks
    • a savage slap
    • vicious kicks
  • adjective satellite harsh
    unrelenting.
    • the brutal summer sun
    • a brutal winter

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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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ready

  • noun poised for action
    • their guns were at the ready
  • verb prepare for eating by applying heat
    cook; fix; make; prepare.
    • Cook me dinner, please
    • can you make me an omelette?
    • fix breakfast for the guests, please

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beaver

  • noun the soft brown fur of the beaver
    beaver fur.
  • noun a native or resident of Oregon
    Oregonian.

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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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orbital

  • adjective of or relating to an orbit
    • orbital revolution
    • orbital velocity
  • adjective of or relating to the eye socket
    • orbital scale
    • orbital arch

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different

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

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tropic_of_capricorn

  • noun a line of latitude about 23 degrees to the south of the equator

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demeter

  • noun (Greek mythology) goddess of fertility and protector of marriage in ancient mythology; counterpart of Roman Ceres

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cumulative

  • adjective satellite increasing by successive addition
    accumulative.
    • the benefits are cumulative
    • the eventual accumulative effect of these substances

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radiation

  • noun energy that is radiated or transmitted in the form of rays or waves or particles
  • noun the act of spreading outward from a central source

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cross

  • noun a wooden structure consisting of an upright post with a transverse piece
  • noun a marking that consists of lines that cross each other
    crisscross; mark.

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elevated

  • noun a railway that is powered by electricity and that runs on a track that is raised above the street level
    el; elevated railway; overhead railway; elevated railroad.
  • verb give a promotion to or assign to a higher position
    advance; upgrade; kick upstairs; elevate; promote; raise.
    • John was kicked upstairs when a replacement was hired
    • Women tend not to advance in the major law firms
    • I got promoted after many years of hard work

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time_of_year

  • noun one of the natural periods into which the year is divided by the equinoxes and solstices or atmospheric conditions
    season.
    • the regular sequence of the seasons

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cold_wave

  • noun a wave of unusually cold weather

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outbreak

  • noun a sudden violent spontaneous occurrence (usually of some undesirable condition)
    eruption; irruption.
    • the outbreak of hostilities

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week

  • noun any period of seven consecutive days
    hebdomad.
    • it rained for a week
  • noun hours or days of work in a calendar week
    workweek.
    • they worked a 40-hour week

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welsh

  • verb cheat by avoiding payment of a gambling debt
    welch.
  • noun a native or resident of Wales
    Welshman; Cymry; Cambrian.

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arctic

  • noun a waterproof overshoe that protects shoes from water or snow
    rubber; gumshoe; galosh; golosh.
  • noun the regions to the north of the Arctic Circle centered on the North Pole
    North Frigid Zone; Arctic Zone.

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effect

  • noun a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon
    result; consequence; upshot; outcome; issue; event.
    • the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise
    • his decision had depressing consequences for business
    • he acted very wise after the event
  • noun an outward appearance
    impression.
    • he made a good impression
    • I wanted to create an impression of success
    • she retained that bold effect in her reproductions of the original painting

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global_warming

  • noun an increase in the average temperature of the earth's atmosphere (especially a sustained increase that causes climatic changes)

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purpose

  • noun an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions
    aim; intention; design; intent.
    • his intent was to provide a new translation
    • good intentions are not enough
    • it was created with the conscious aim of answering immediate needs
    • he made no secret of his designs
  • noun what something is used for
    function; use; role.
    • the function of an auger is to bore holes
    • ballet is beautiful but what use is it?

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patagonia

  • noun region in southern South America between the Andes and the South Atlantic

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dust

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

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hyemal

Belonging to winter; done in winter. Sir T. Browne.

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cycle

  • noun an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs
    round; rhythm.
    • the never-ending cycle of the seasons
  • noun a series of poems or songs on the same theme
    • Schubert's song cycles

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celtic

Of or pertaining to the Celts; as, Celtic people, tribes, literature, tongue. Written also Keltic.

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churada

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perennial

  • noun (botany) a plant lasting for three seasons or more
  • adjective lasting three seasons or more
    • the common buttercup is a popular perennial plant

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circinus

  • noun a small faint constellation in the southern hemisphere near Musca and Triangulum Australe

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spring

  • noun the season of growth
    springtime.
    • the emerging buds were a sure sign of spring
    • he will hold office until the spring of next year
  • noun a metal elastic device that returns to its shape or position when pushed or pulled or pressed
    • the spring was broken

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low_temperature

  • noun the absence of heat
    frigidness; cold; coldness; frigidity.
    • the coldness made our breath visible
    • come in out of the cold
    • cold is a vasoconstrictor

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game

  • noun a contest with rules to determine a winner
    • you need four people to play this game
  • noun a single play of a sport or other contest
    • the game lasted two hours

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severe

  • adjective satellite intensely or extremely bad or unpleasant in degree or quality
    terrible; wicked.
    • severe pain
    • a severe case of flu
    • a terrible cough
    • under wicked fire from the enemy's guns
    • a wicked cough
  • adjective satellite very strong or vigorous
    knockout; hard.
    • strong winds
    • a hard left to the chin
    • a knockout punch
    • a severe blow

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position

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

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muscle

  • noun one of the contractile organs of the body
    musculus.
  • noun animal tissue consisting predominantly of contractile cells
    muscular tissue.

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spend

  • verb pass time in a specific way
    pass.
    • how are you spending your summer vacation?
  • verb pay out
    expend; drop.
    • spend money

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snake

  • noun limbless scaly elongate reptile; some are venomous
    ophidian; serpent.
  • noun a deceitful or treacherous person
    snake in the grass.

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seasonal

  • noun a worker who finds employment only in certain seasons
    seasonal worker.
  • adjective occurring at or dependent on a particular season
    • seasonal labor
    • a seasonal rise in unemployment

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summer

  • noun the warmest season of the year; in the northern hemisphere it extends from the summer solstice to the autumnal equinox
    summertime.
    • they spent a lazy summer at the shore
  • noun the period of finest development, happiness, or beauty
    • the golden summer of his life

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livestock

  • noun any animals kept for use or profit
    farm animal; stock.

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winter_solstice

  • noun December 22, when the sun is at its southernmost point

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winter

  • noun the coldest season of the year; in the northern hemisphere it extends from the winter solstice to the vernal equinox
    wintertime.
  • verb spend the winter
    overwinter.
    • We wintered on the Riviera
    • Shackleton's men overwintered on Elephant Island

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when

At what time; -- used interrogatively.
When shall these things be? Matt. xxiv. 3.
✍ See the Note under What, pron., 1.

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preparedness

  • noun the state of having been made ready or prepared for use or action (especially military action)
    preparation; readiness.
    • putting them in readiness
    • their preparation was more than adequate

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skin

  • noun a natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch
    tegument; cutis.
    • your skin is the largest organ of your body
  • noun an outer surface (usually thin)
    • the skin of an airplane

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hades

The nether world (according to classical mythology, the abode of the shades, ruled over by Hades or Pluto); the invisible world; the grave.
And death and Hades gave up the dead which were in them. Rev. xx. 13 (Rev. Ver. ).
Neither was he left in Hades, nor did his flesh see corruption. Acts ii. 31 (Rev. Ver.).
And in Hades he lifted up his eyes, being in torments. Luke xvi.23 (Rev. Ver.).

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snow

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

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atomic

  • adjective of or relating to or comprising atoms
    • atomic structure
    • atomic hydrogen
  • adjective (weapons) deriving destructive energy from the release of atomic energy
    nuclear.
    • nuclear war
    • nuclear weapons
    • atomic bombs

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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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northern

  • adjective in or characteristic of a region of the United States north of (approximately) the Mason-Dixon line
    • Northern liberals
    • northern industry
    • northern cities
  • noun a dialect of Middle English that developed into Scottish Lallans

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winterer

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profitable

  • adjective yielding material gain or profit
    • profitable speculation on the stock market

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death

  • noun the event of dying or departure from life
    decease; expiry.
    • her death came as a terrible shock
    • upon your decease the capital will pass to your grandchildren
  • noun the permanent end of all life functions in an organism or part of an organism
    • the animal died a painful death

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monoceros

A one-horned creature; a unicorn; a sea monster with one horn.
Mighty monoceroses with immeasured tails. Spenser.

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cherry

  • noun wood of any of various cherry trees especially the black cherry
  • noun any of numerous trees and shrubs producing a small fleshy round fruit with a single hard stone; many also produce a valuable hardwood
    cherry tree.

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onward

  • adverb forward in time or order or degree
    forward; forth.
    • from that time forth
    • from the sixth century onward
  • adverb in a forward direction
    ahead; forwards; onwards; forward; forrader.
    • go ahead
    • the train moved ahead slowly
    • the boat lurched ahead
    • moved onward into the forest
    • they went slowly forward in the mud

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entirety

  • noun the state of being total and complete
    integrality; entireness; totality.
    • he read the article in its entirety
    • appalled by the totality of the destruction

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simple

  • noun any herbaceous plant having medicinal properties
  • noun a person lacking intelligence or common sense
    simpleton.

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south_pole

  • noun the southernmost point of the Earth's axis

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crack

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

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east

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

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chaparral

  • noun dense vegetation consisting of stunted trees or bushes
    bush; scrub.

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latibulize

To retire into a den, or hole, and lie dormant in winter; to retreat and lie hid. R. G. Shaw.

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real

  • noun any rational or irrational number
    real number.
  • noun the basic unit of money in Brazil; equal to 100 centavos

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australia

  • noun a nation occupying the whole of the Australian continent; Aboriginal tribes are thought to have migrated from southeastern Asia 20,000 years ago; first Europeans were British convicts sent there as a penal colony
    Commonwealth of Australia.
  • noun the smallest continent; between the South Pacific and the Indian Ocean

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elevation

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

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guilford

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term

  • noun a word or expression used for some particular thing
    • he learned many medical terms
  • noun a limited period of time
    • a prison term
    • he left school before the end of term

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period

  • noun an amount of time
    period of time; time period.
    • a time period of 30 years
    • hastened the period of time of his recovery
    • Picasso's blue period
  • noun the interval taken to complete one cycle of a regularly repeating phenomenon

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early

  • adjective at or near the beginning of a period of time or course of events or before the usual or expected time
    • early morning
    • an early warning
    • early diagnosis
    • an early death
    • took early retirement
    • an early spring
    • early varieties of peas and tomatoes mature before most standard varieties
  • adjective being or occurring at an early stage of development
    • in an early stage
    • early forms of life
    • early man
    • an early computer

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cultural

  • adjective of or relating to the arts and manners that a group favors
    • cultural events
    • a person of broad cultural interests
  • adjective satellite denoting or deriving from or distinctive of the ways of living built up by a group of people
    ethnical; ethnic.
    • influenced by ethnic and cultural ties"- J.F.Kennedy
    • ethnic food

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winterweight

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st._martin

  • noun French bishop who is a patron saint of France (died in 397)
    Martin.
  • noun an island in the western Leeward Islands; administered jointly by France and the Netherlands
    St. Maarten; Saint Martin; Saint Maarten.

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snowfall

  • noun precipitation falling from clouds in the form of ice crystals
    snow.

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birth

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

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hudson_river

  • noun a New York river; flows southward into New York Bay; explored by Henry Hudson early in the 17th century
    Hudson.

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press

  • noun the state of demanding notice or attention
    pressure; insistency; imperativeness; insistence.
    • the insistence of their hunger
    • the press of business matters
  • noun the print media responsible for gathering and publishing news in the form of newspapers or magazines
    public press.

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tick

  • noun a metallic tapping sound
    ticking.
    • he counted the ticks of the clock
  • noun any of two families of small parasitic arachnids with barbed proboscis; feed on blood of warm-blooded animals

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precipitation

  • noun the quantity of water falling to earth at a specific place within a specified period of time
    • the storm brought several inches of precipitation
  • noun the process of forming a chemical precipitate

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thames

  • noun the longest river in England; flows eastward through London to the North Sea
    Thames River; River Thames.

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clad

  • adjective wearing or provided with clothing; sometimes used in combination
    clothed.
    • clothed and in his right mind"- Bible
    • proud of her well-clothed family
    • nurses clad in white
    • white-clad nurses
  • verb provide with clothes or put clothes on
    enclothe; garment; fit out; garb; raiment; apparel; habilitate; dress; tog; clothe.
    • Parents must feed and dress their child

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nudd

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niña

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vortex

  • noun the shape of something rotating rapidly
    swirl; whirl; convolution.
  • noun a powerful circular current of water (usually the result of conflicting tides)
    maelstrom; whirlpool.

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blackberry

  • noun large sweet black or very dark purple edible aggregate fruit of any of various bushes of the genus Rubus
  • noun bramble with sweet edible black or dark purple berries that usually do not separate from the receptacle
    blackberry bush.

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malnutrition

  • noun a state of poor nutrition; can result from insufficient or excessive or unbalanced diet or from inability to absorb foods

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martin

  • noun any of various swallows with squarish or slightly forked tail and long pointed wings; migrate around Martinmas
  • noun French bishop who is a patron saint of France (died in 397)
    St. Martin.

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disorder

  • noun a physical condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning
    upset.
    • the doctor prescribed some medicine for the disorder
    • everyone gets stomach upsets from time to time
  • noun a condition in which things are not in their expected places
    disorderliness.
    • the files are in complete disorder

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weasel

  • noun a person who is regarded as treacherous or sneaky
  • noun small carnivorous mammal with short legs and elongated body and neck

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wintergreen

  • noun any of several evergreen perennials of the genus Pyrola
    pyrola.
  • noun creeping shrub of eastern North America having white bell-shaped flowers followed by spicy red berrylike fruit and shiny aromatic leaves that yield wintergreen oil
    teaberry; ground-berry; groundberry; Gaultheria procumbens; checkerberry; creeping wintergreen; mountain tea.

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old

  • noun past times (especially in the phrase `in days of old')
  • adjective (used especially of persons) having lived for a relatively long time or attained a specific age
    • his mother is very old
    • a ripe old age
    • how old are you?

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metabolic

  • adjective of or relating to metabolism
    • metabolic rate
  • adjective undergoing metamorphosis
    metabolous.

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spring

  • noun the season of growth
    springtime.
    • the emerging buds were a sure sign of spring
    • he will hold office until the spring of next year
  • noun a metal elastic device that returns to its shape or position when pushed or pulled or pressed
    • the spring was broken

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pacific

  • adjective satellite disposed to peace or of a peaceful nature
    peaceable.
    • the pacific temper seeks to settle disputes on grounds of justice rather than by force
    • a quiet and peaceable person
    • in a peaceable and orderly manner
  • noun the largest ocean in the world
    Pacific Ocean.

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daylight

  • noun the time after sunrise and before sunset while it is light outside
    day; daytime.
    • the dawn turned night into day
    • it is easier to make the repairs in the daytime
  • noun light during the daytime

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warmer

  • noun device that heats water or supplies warmth to a room
    heater.
  • adjective having or producing a comfortable and agreeable degree of heat or imparting or maintaining heat
    warm.
    • a warm body
    • a warm room
    • a warm climate
    • a warm coat

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land_mass

  • noun a large continuous extent of land
    landmass.

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skibob

  • noun a vehicle resembling a bicycle but having skis instead of wheels; the rider wears short skis for balancing

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new_zealand

  • noun an independent country within the British Commonwealth; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1907; known for sheep and spectacular scenery
  • noun North Island and South Island and adjacent small islands in the South Pacific
    New Zealand Islands.

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march

  • noun the act of marching; walking with regular steps (especially in a procession of some kind)
    marching.
    • it was a long march
    • we heard the sound of marching
  • noun the month following February and preceding April
    Mar.

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vacationer

  • noun someone on vacation; someone who is devoting time to pleasure or relaxation rather than to work
    vacationist.

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unpredictable

  • adjective not capable of being foretold
  • adjective satellite unknown in advance
    • an unpredictable (or indeterminable) future

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fox

  • noun alert carnivorous mammal with pointed muzzle and ears and a bushy tail; most are predators that do not hunt in packs
  • noun a shifty deceptive person
    dodger; slyboots.

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ice

  • noun water frozen in the solid state
    water ice.
    • Americans like ice in their drinks
  • noun the frozen part of a body of water

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nuclear_winter

  • noun a long period of darkness and extreme cold that scientists predict would follow a full-scale nuclear war; a layer of dust and smoke in the atmosphere would cover the earth and block the rays of the sun; most living organisms would perish

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pattern

  • noun a perceptual structure
    shape; form.
    • the composition presents problems for students of musical form
    • a visual pattern must include not only objects but the spaces between them
  • noun a customary way of operation or behavior
    practice.
    • it is their practice to give annual raises
    • they changed their dietary pattern

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christmas

An annual church festival (December 25) and in some States a legal holiday, in memory of the birth of Christ, often celebrated by a particular church service, and also by special gifts, greetings, and hospitality.

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weak

  • adjective wanting in physical strength
    • a weak pillar
  • adjective satellite overly diluted; thin and insipid
    watery; washy.
    • washy coffee
    • watery milk
    • weak tea

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krakatoa

  • noun a small volcanic island in Indonesia between Java and Sumatra; its violent eruption in 1883 was the greatest in recorded history
    Krakatao; Krakatau.

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june

The sixth month of the year, containing thirty days.
And what is so rare as a day in June? Then, if ever, come perfect days. Lowell.

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corn

  • noun tall annual cereal grass bearing kernels on large ears: widely cultivated in America in many varieties; the principal cereal in Mexico and Central and South America since pre-Columbian times
    maize; Indian corn; Zea mays.
  • noun the dried grains or kernels or corn used as animal feed or ground for meal

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night

  • noun the time after sunset and before sunrise while it is dark outside
    dark; nighttime.
  • noun a period of ignorance or backwardness or gloom

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buri

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poise

  • noun a cgs unit of dynamic viscosity equal to one dyne-second per square centimeter; the viscosity of a fluid in which a force of one dyne per square centimeter maintains a velocity of 1 centimeter per second
  • noun a state of being balanced in a stable equilibrium

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winterless

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ripper

  • noun a murderer who slashes the victims with a knife
    • Jack the Ripper was probably a madman

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slum

  • noun a district of a city marked by poverty and inferior living conditions
    slum area.
  • verb spend time at a lower socio-economic level than one's own, motivated by curiosity or desire for adventure; usage considered condescending and insensitive
    • attending a motion picture show by the upper class was considered sluming in the early 20th century

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sedge

  • noun grasslike or rushlike plant growing in wet places having solid stems, narrow grasslike leaves and spikelets of inconspicuous flowers

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short

  • noun the location on a baseball field where the shortstop is stationed
  • noun accidental contact between two points in an electric circuit that have a potential difference
    short circuit.

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december

  • noun the last (12th) month of the year
    Dec.

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