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n. Syn. knife
knife; short pointed weapon with sharp edges

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delicately beautiful or charming; exquisite; gratification or pleasure taken in anything

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place where milk is produced, kept, or converted into butter or cheese

Spelling Word: dairy
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barrier to prevent the flow of liquid, especially built across a water course

Spelling Word: dam
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a. Syn. humid; moist; wet
humid; moist; slightly wet

Spelling Word: damp
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a. Syn. harmful; risky; hazardous
full of risk; perilous; hazardous; unsafe

Spelling Word: dangerous
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a. Syn. bold; brave
bold; brave

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v. Syn. rush; cast
move suddenly and rapidly

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throw with violence or haste; break, as by throwing or by collision; form or sketch rapidly

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collection of facts, observations, or other information related to a particular question or problem

Spelling Word: data
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mark the time of; assign a [___] to

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n. Syn. sunrise; morning; beginning; start
time each morning at which daylight first begins; beginning; start

Spelling Word: dawn
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overpower with light; confuse the sight of by brilliance of light; bewilder or surprise with brilliancy

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a. Syn. bright; brilliant
bright; brilliant

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a. Syn. fatal; lethal
fatal; lethal; causing or tending to cause death

Spelling Word: deadly
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unable to perceive sounds; hard of hearing; unwilling to hear or listen; regardless; not to be persuaded

Spelling Word: deaf
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n. Syn. transaction
part or portion; share; indefinite quantity, degree, or extent, degree, or extent; distribution; arrangement

Spelling Word: deal
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dignitary or presiding officer; head in the faculty of some colleges or universities

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n. Syn. argument
discussion; dispute; discussion involving opposing points

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n. Syn. liability; obligation
liability; obligation; money or goods or services owed by one person to another

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a group of ten, especially a period of ten years

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v. Syn. decompose; rot
decompose; break sown; disintegration; rottenness; decline; worsen; decadence

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attempt or disposition to deceive or lead into error; any declaration or practice, which misleads another, or causes to believe what is false

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v. Syn. fool
fool; cause to believe what is not true; mislead

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a. Syn. suitable; fitting; modest
suitable; modest.; honorable; meeting accepted standards

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act of deceiving

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of tens; numbered or proceeding by tens; based on ten

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n. Syn. card
a pack of 52 cards; any of various floor-like platforms built into a vessel

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n. Syn. announcement; avowal; statement
announcement; explicit statement; formal public statement

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v. Syn. announce
state clearly; make known formally or officially

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n. Syn. deterioration; decay
change toward something smaller or lower ; gradual falling off from a better state

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v. Syn. decay

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v. Syn. adorn; embellish
adorn; embellish

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act of decorating something; something used to beautify

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a. Syn. ornamental; embellishing
ornamental; embellishing; serving an esthetic rather than a useful purpose

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v. Syn. lessen; reduce; abate
lessen; reduce; make a quantity smaller

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order from one having authority; decision, order, or sentence by court

Spelling Word: decree
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set apart for a deity or for special purposes; devote; consecrate

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lead forth; reach a conclusion by reasoning; trace the origin or derivation of

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lead forth or out; take away, separate, or remove, in numbering, estimating, or calculating; subtract

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n. Syn. feat
something that is carried out; act or action; feat or exploit

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decide; judge; sentence; condemn

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failure to act; an option that is selected automatically

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disfigure; destroy; frustrate; overcome or vanquish; resist with

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abandon or turn against; cease or change one's loyalty

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having a defect; faulty; imperfect; incomplete; lacking

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act of defending against attack, danger, or injury

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v. Syn. protect; shield; guard
make or keep safe from danger, attack, or harm

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v. Syn. delay; postpone
delay till later; put off; hold back to a later time

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n. Syn. resistance
refusal to yield; readiness to contend or resist

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n. Syn. scarcity; insufficiency
scarcity; lack or shortage, especially of something essential to health

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a. Syn. inadequate
inadequate; lacking an essential quality or element

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n. Syn. shortfall; shortage
inadequacy or insufficiency; sum of money falls short of required amount; shortage

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determine the nature of; give a definition; describe the nature or basic qualities of; explain

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a. Syn. fixed; exact
fixed; exact; having distinct limits

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ad. Syn. unequivocally; clearly
unequivocally; clearly; without question and beyond doubt

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clarity of outline; concise explanation

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a. Syn. final; complete
final; complete; precisely defined or explicit

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reduce from an inflated condition; release contained air or gas from

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turn aside; draw someone's attention away from something

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v. Syn. distort; disfigure
change shape by stress; become misshapen; make formless

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alteration in the shape or dimensions; a change for the worse

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v. Syn. pay
pay costs of; undertake payment of; make compensation to or for

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refuse to submit to or cooperate with; be unaffected by; resist or withstand

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n. Syn. humiliation; debasement; degeneration
humiliation; debasement; decline to a lower condition, quality, or level

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v. Syn. humiliate; debase
reduce level; lower grade of something

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n. Syn. defer; adjournment
act later than planned; put off; adjournment

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n. Syn. representative; deputy; agent
person authorized to act as representative for another; deputy

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v. Syn. erase
erase; strike out; remove or make invisible

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v. Syn. consider; ponder
consider; think about carefully; weigh

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ad. Syn. intentionally; purposely
intentionally; purposely; with careful consideration or deliberation; with full intent;

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a. Syn. fragile; vulnerable
pleasing to the senses, especially in a subtle way; easily hurt; very subtle in difference

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a. Syn. tasty; delectable
extremely pleasing to the sense of taste; greatly pleasing or entertaining

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failure or omission of duty; fault; misdeed; offense or crime

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failing in duty; offending by neglect of duty.

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set free from restraint; set at liberty; release; give or transfer

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false belief; mistaken or unfounded opinion

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a political system in which the supreme power lies in a body of citizens who can elect people to represent them

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v. Syn. raze; destroy; devastate
raze; destroy; do away with completely; put an end to

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n. Syn. destruction
act of overthrowing, pulling down, or destroying

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v. Syn. show; confirm; prove; manifest
show clearly and deliberately; manifest; confirm; prove

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n. Syn. proof; showing
proof; act of showing or making evident

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act of refusing or disowning; negation; refusal to admit the truth; refusal to grant; rejection of a request

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n. Syn. sect
class, society, or collection of individuals called by the same name; specifically, a religious sect

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v. Syn. signify; indicate; show
indicate; signify directly; refer to specifically

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v. Syn. condemn; criticize; announce
condemn openly; criticize; make known in formal manner

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a. Syn. thick; compact
thick; crowded closely together; compact

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n. Syn. thickness; compactness
thickness; quantity of something per unit measure, especially per unit length, area, or volume

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n. Syn. cavity
cavity; a depression scratched or carved into a surface

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a person qualified to practice dentistry

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v. Syn. disagree; disavow
disagree with; refuse; declare untrue

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v. Syn. leave
take off; leave; set out

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act of departing

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a. Syn. reliable; trustworthy
reliable; worthy of being depended on; trustworthy

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n. Syn. reliance
reliance; lack of independence or self-sufficiency

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a. Syn. relying; conditional
relying on or requiring the aid of another for support

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v. Syn. portray; describe
represent in a picture or sculpture; portray in words; describe

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v. Syn. reduce; exhaust
decrease fullness of; use up or empty out

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money given as a guarantee or security

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testimony under oath; act of depositing, especially laying down of matter by natural process

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lessen price or value of; think or speak of as being of little worth; belittle

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devaluation; decrease in price or value

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v. Syn. lower
lower in spirits; press down

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a. Syn. sad; gloomy
sad; gloomy; low in spirits; dejected

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n. Syn. recession
recession; economic slump; concavity in a surface produced by pressing ; sadness; low spirits

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deny; take away

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one appointed as the substitute of another, and empowered to act for him; substitute in office

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v. Syn. obtain; extract
obtain or receive from a source; trace the origin or development of

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move downward and lower; come from; be connected by a relationship of blood

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n. Syn. offspring
offspring; person considered as descended from some ancestor or race

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n. Syn. ancestry; origin
ancestry; origin; the descendants of one individual; drop; fall; a movement downward

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act of describing; sketch or account of anything in words

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area with little or no vegetation; forsake; abandon

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be worthy of; have a right to

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n. Syn. devise
act of working out the form of something; creation of something in the mind; formulate a plan for

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v. Syn. nominate; assign; name
indicate or specify; point out; assign a name or title to

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a. Syn. worthwhile
worthwhile; worth doing or achieving; advisable

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n. Syn. aspiration; wish
anything which is longing for

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a. Syn. unpopulated; deserted
unpopulated; providing no shelter or sustenance; devoid of inhabitants

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loss of hope; utter hopelessness; complete despondency

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a. Syn. hopeless; dangerous
having lost all hope; dangerous; extremely intense

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dislike intensely; regard with contempt or scorn

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lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike; disdain, contemptuous feelings, hatred

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a dish served as the last course of meal

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n. Syn. goal; end
ultimate goal; place to which one is going or directed

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decree or designate beforehand; fate

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event that will inevitably happen in the future

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n. Syn. havoc; demolition
havoc; event that completely destroys something

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a. Syn. devastating; ruinous
devastating; ruinous

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part; separate or disunite; disengage

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keep back or from; withhold; restrain from proceeding; stay or stop; delay

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v. Syn. feel; discover the presence of; discern; sense; identify
feel; discover the presence of; identify

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act of detecting; being open what was concealed or hidden; discovery

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n. Syn. investigator
investigator; one, usually of police force, who investigates crimes and obtains evidence

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v. Syn. decline
become worse; decline

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n. Syn. resolve; decision
act of making or arriving at a decision; putting an end to; termination

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fix the boundaries of; mark off and separate; set bounds to; decide conclusively and authoritatively

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a turning; circuitous route; deviation from a direct course

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n. Syn. harm; damage; injury
harm; damage; injury; something that causes damage, harm, or loss

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a. Syn. harmful; damaging
causing damage or harm; injurious

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v. Syn. depart; diverge
turn away from a principle, norm; depart; diverge

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n. Syn. instrument
technique or means; instrument; machine used to perform one or more relatively simple tasks

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v. Syn. invent; plan
form, plan, or arrange in the mind; transmit or give by will

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v. Syn. dedicate; contribute
dedicate; contribute

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n. Syn. faithfulness; dedication
faithfulness; ardent, often selfless affection and dedication

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v. Syn. consume; gorge; gobble
consume; eat greedily; destroy completely

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v. Syn. analyze; examine; identify
analyze; examine; identify

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art of identifying disease; critical analysis of nature of something

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n. Syn. graph; chart
graph; chart; figure or drawing made to illustrate a statement; plan

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vocabulary that is for a specific group of people

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length of straight line passing through the center of a circle and connecting two points on the circumference

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v. Syn. prescribe; determine
prescribe; rule as a dictator

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one who dictates; one who prescribes rules and maxims authoritatively for the direction of others.

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choice and use of words in speech or writing

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n. Syn. nourishment
nutritional plan; nourishment; a prescribed selection of foods

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be or stand apart; disagree; be unlike; be distinguished

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v. Syn. assimilate; ingest
break down; make more concise; convert food into absorbable substances

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process by which food is converted into substances that can be absorbed and assimilated by the body

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of or performance to fingers, or to digits; done with the fingers

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n. Syn. nobility; honor
quality or state of being worthy of esteem or respect.

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a. Syn. assiduous; industrious
assiduous; industrious; hard-working

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v. Syn. weaken; attenuate
weaken; make thinner or less concentrated by adding a liquid such as water

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a. Syn. weak; faint
emitting only a small amount of light; lacking in brightness

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a United States coin worth one tenth of a dollar

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n. Syn. measure; size
measure of spatial extent, especially width, height, or length; size; aspect; element

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of or relating to dimensions

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v. Syn. dwindle; reduce; decrease
dwindle; reduce; make smaller or less or to cause to appear so

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eat principal regular meal of the day; take dinner; give a dinner to

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a. Syn. rusty; dull
darkened with smoke and grime; dirty or discolored

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insert into a fluid and withdraw again; immerse for baptism; wet, as if by immersing; moisten; appear to move downward

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document certifying the successful completion of a course of study

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n. Syn. tact; politics
tact; politics; negotiation between nations

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one who is in charge to deal with others, like an ambassador, who is appointed to represent a government in relations with other governments

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a. Syn. tactful; politic
relating to diplomacy; marked by tact and sensitivity in dealing with others

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deprive of capability or effectiveness; unable; impair; diminish

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n. Syn. drawback; defect
drawback; defect; hinder; unfavorable condition or circumstance

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feeling of dissatisfaction

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n. Syn. dissatisfaction; objection
a feeling of disliking something or what someone is doing

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n. Syn. catastrophe; misfortune; calamity
catastrophe; misfortune

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a. Syn. terrible; dreadful
extremely bad; terrible; dreadful

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flat round plate; circular structure either in plants or animals

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throw out something from one's hand; get rid of

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v. Syn. detect; perceive
detect; perceive

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v. Syn. release
relieve of a burden or of contents; unload; pour forth or release; complete or carry out; give off

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n. Syn. training
trait of being well behaved ; act of punishing ; system of rules of conduct or method of practice

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unclose; open; remove a cover or envelope from; lay open or expose to view

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n. Syn. distress; uneasiness
distress; uneasiness; mental or bodily distress

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give reduction in price on

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v. Syn. depress
depress; take away hope from

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n. Syn. conversation
formal, lengthy discussion of a subject; verbal exchange; conversation

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free from ostentation or pretension; distinct; distinguishable

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n. Syn. difference
lack of consistency; difference

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n. Syn. prudence
knowing how to avoid embarrassment or distress; trait of judging wisely and objectively

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make a clear distinction; distinguish; make sensible decisions; judge wisely

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v. Syn. despise
view with scorn or contempt; feel with aversion

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state of dishonor; bring shame or dishonor upon

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dress or exterior put on for purposes of concealment or of deception

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strong feelings of dislike; offend the taste or moral sense of

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not inclined; having a disinclination; being unwilling

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substance which kills germs or viruses; agent for removing the causes of infection, as chlorine

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a. Syn. dreary; gloomy
causing gloom or depression; dreary; somber; melancholy

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v. Syn. discourage; frighten
destroy courage or resolution by exciting dread; cause to lose enthusiasm

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v. Syn. reject
stop considering; end employment or service of; discharge; refuse to accept or recognize

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neglect of order or system; irregularity; disturbance; sickness

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n. Syn. difference
difference; condition or fact of being unequal, as in age, rank, or degree

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n. Syn. expedition; sending off
act of sending off something; property of being prompt and efficient; message usually sent in haste

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v. Syn. scatter
scatter; drive away; cause to vanish

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v. Syn. distribute
distribute; prepare and give out; deal out in parts or portions

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v. Syn. scatter
move away from each other; cause to separate; cause to become widely known

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v. Syn. move; replace; substitute
move or shift from the usual place or position, especially to force to leave a homeland

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act of removing from office or employment

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v. Syn. exhibit; present; show
exhibit; present or hold up to view; show; demonstrate; give evidence of; manifest

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get rid of; settle or decide a matter; place or set in a particular order; arrange

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prepared; inclined; be ready; being particular condition of body or of health

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n. Syn. temperament; nature; tendency
natural or acquired habit with tendency; act or means of getting rid of something

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n. Syn. argument; debate
argument; angry altercation; quarrel; verbal controversy; debate

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v. Syn. ignore; discount
ignore; discount; take no notice of

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a. Syn. different; unlike
different; unlike

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v. Syn. waste; scatter
spend or expend wastefully; vanish by dispersion; drive away; disperse

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melt; liquefy; cause to pass into solution; cause to disappear or vanish

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n. Syn. length; space
space between two objects; length of a line, especially the shortest line joining two points or things that are separate

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a. Syn. faraway; remote
far in space or time; cold in manner

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a. Syn. definite; separate; different
definite; separate; different

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n. Syn. contrast; discrimination
excellence or eminence; note or mark of difference

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clear to the mind; in a distinct way

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v. Syn. characterize; differentiate; recognize
characterize; differentiate; recognize

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a. Syn. prominent; celebrated; eminent
prominent; celebrated, well-known or eminent because of past achievements

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v. Syn. deform; twist
twist out of proper or natural relation of parts; misshape; misrepresent

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mistake of misrepresenting the facts

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v. Syn. disturb; divert
cause to turn away from original focus; pull in conflicting emotional directions; unsettle

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n. Syn. disorder
extreme mental or emotional disturbance; obsession; confusion of affairs; being drawn apart

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n. Syn. discomfort; affliction
discomfort; cause strain, anxiety, or suffering to

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v. Syn. disseminate; allocate
hand out; disseminate; allocate

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act of distributing or spreading or apportioning

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n. Syn. section; area; region
region; territory within which the lord has the power of coercing and punishing; division of territory

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v. Syn. upset; bother
upset; bother; trouble emotionally or mentally; put out of order; disarrange

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n. Syn. disorder; turmoil
disorder; turmoil; mental or emotional unbalance or disorder

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n. Syn. trench
trench made in the earth by digging; any long, narrow receptacle for water on the surface of the earth

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v. Syn. plunge; plummet
plunge, especially headfirst, into water; plummet

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one who works underwater

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v. Syn. vary
vary; go in different directions from the same point

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n. Syn. difference; deviation; separation
difference; deviation; separation; the act of moving away in different direction

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a. Syn. various
differing in some characteristics; various

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n. Syn. a turning aside
act of turning aside; pastime; activity that relaxes or entertains

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n. Syn. variety
point or respect in which things differ; difference

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v. Syn. distract
distract; withdraw money and move into a different location

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v. Syn. separate; part
sever into two or more parts or pieces; separate into parts; cause to be separate

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perceive intuitively; foresee future; have nature of or being a deity

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act or process of diving anything into parts; state of being divided; separation

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n. Syn. separate
end a marriage; legal dissolution of a marriage

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having or causing a whirling sensation

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deprive someone of benefits; remove or shorten the tail of an animal

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principles presented for belief, as by religious; principle of law; act of teaching; instruction

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v. Syn. record
provide written evidence; record in detail

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film or TV program presenting the facts about a person or event; of or derived from documents

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confirmation that some fact or statement is true

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avoid a blow by moving or shifting quickly aside; shifty or ingenious trick

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small toy with human figure, normally for little child

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n. Syn. field
field; territory over which rule or control is exercised; networked computers that share a common address

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building or house, especially as great hall, church, or temple; anything shaped like cupola

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a. Syn. house-hold; tame
house-hold; of or relating to the home ; within the country or home

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a. Syn. major; important
major; important; outweighing

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v. Syn. monopolize; command; rule
monopolize; command; rule; prevail; be prevalent in

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v. Syn. grant; contribute
grant; present as a gift to a fund or cause; contribute

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n. Syn. grant
grant; act of giving to a fund or cause

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judgment; judicial sentence; penal decree; condemnation

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a college or university building for student living; a large bedroom where several people sleep

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quantity of medicine given; sufficient quantity; portion

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the shorter of two telegraphic signals used in Morse code; very small circular shape

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n. Syn. skepticism; wonder; question
being in uncertainty as to belief respecting anything

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a. Syn. distrustful; skeptical
distrustful; skeptical; full of doubt; having doubt; not settled in opinion

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free from fear or suspicion; very probably, in all likelihood; doubtlessly

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commercial center of a town or city

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slumber; sleep lightly; be in dull or stupefied condition, as if half asleep; be drowsy

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n. Syn. sketch
rough outline; draw up an outline; sketch

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v. Syn. pull; move; haul
move or bring by force or with great effort

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draw out; flow out; waste

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emptying accomplished by draining; gradual flowing off, as of a liquid

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n. Syn. play
play; literary work intended for theater

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a. Syn. striking
striking; sensational in appearance or thrilling in effect

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represent something in a dramatic manner; add details to

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a. Syn. radical; severe
radical; taking effect violently or rapidly

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v. Syn. attract; entice
cause to move continuously by force applied in advance of the thing moved; pull along; haul; drag

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disadvantage or inconvenience; shortcoming; refund or remittance, such as a discount on duties or taxes

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boxlike container in a piece of furniture, made so as to slide in and out

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creation of artistic drawings

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n. Syn. fear; terror; horror
fearful or distasteful anticipation; terror; horror

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a. Syn. fearful
very unpleasant; distasteful or shocking

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a. Syn. gloomy; dismal
gloomy; dismal; dark, colorless, or cheerless

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wet through and through; soak; put potion down throat of; steep in moisture; wet thoroughly

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v. Syn. float; moving aimlessly; wander
float; moving aimlessly; wander

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v. Syn. bore; pierce
bore; pierce; make a hole; practice; train

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process of falling in drops; liquid or moisture that falls in drops; sound made by liquid falling in drops

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n. Syn. aridity
dry period; aridity; long period of abnormally low rainfall

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kill by submerging and suffocating in water; overwhelm in water; deaden one's awareness of

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a. Syn. questionable
questionable; filled with doubt

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owed and payable immediately or on demand; proper and appropriate; fitting

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a. Syn. blunt; unsharpened; stupid; obtuse
lacking responsiveness or alertness; intellectually weak or obtuse

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as it ought to be; properly; regularly

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a. Syn. mute
mute; lacking the power of speech

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sell at artificially low prices; throw away as refuse

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n. Syn. copy
one that corresponds exactly to another, especially an original; identical copy; facsimile

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a. Syn. lasting; enduring
lasting; long-lasting; enduring

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n. Syn. length; period
length of time something lasts

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cause to seem small; check natural growth or development of

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v. Syn. reside; inhabit
live as a resident; exist in a given place or state

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a person who inhabits a particular place

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n. Syn. residence; house
residence; place to live in; abode

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n. Syn. pigment
substance used to color materials

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a. Syn. energetic
energetic; vigorously active

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