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a. curved or curving in and out
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n. a quantity added (e.g. to make up for a deficiency)
n. the act of supplementing
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n. an enclosed space
n. a member of the Algonquian people formerly living in Wisconsin in the Fox River valley and on the shores of Green Bay
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n. a device (trade name Aqua-Lung) that lets divers breathe under water; scuba is an acronym for self-contained underwater breathing apparatus
sack  Speak
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n. a decorative pin that is worn in a necktie
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n. a woman's full loose hiplength jacket
n. any of various light dry strong white wine from Spain and Canary Islands (including sherry)
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a. systematic combining of root and modifying elements into single words
a. artificial as if portrayed in a film
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a. readily perceived by the senses
a. able to feel or perceive
sacred  Speak
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v. to feel or express sympathy or compassion
v. share the feelings of; understand the sentiments of
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n. a poetic term for a shore (as the area periodically covered and uncovered by the tides)
v. bring to the ground
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a. (often followed by `to') devoted exclusively to a single use or purpose or person
a. worthy of religious veneration
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n. a kind or category
n. V-shaped sleeve badge indicating military rank and service
saddle  Speak
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v. alter and make impure, as with the intention to deceive
v. practice sophistry; change the meaning of or be vague about in order to mislead or deceive
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n. (pathology) bodily collapse or near collapse caused by inadequate oxygen delivery to the cells; characterized by reduced cardiac output and rapid heartbeat and circulatory insufficiency and pallor
n. a sudden jarring impact
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n. the action of following in order
n. serial arrangement in which things follow in logical order or a recurrent pattern
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n. posterior part of the back of a domestic fowl
n. a piece of leather across the instep of a shoe
saga  Speak
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n. a source of oil; used for forage and soil improvement and as food
n. erect bushy hairy annual herb having trifoliate lea...
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n. the relation between two different species of organisms that are interdependent; each gains benefits from the other
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n. a narrative telling the adventures of a hero or a family; originally (12th to 14th centuries) a story of the families that settled Iceland and their descendants but now any prose narrative that resembles such an account
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a. blindly imitative
a. abjectly submissive; characteristic of a slave or servant
sake  Speak
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n. a woman's pump with medium heel; usually in contrasting colors for toe and heel
n. a close observer; someone who looks at something (such as an exhibition of some kind)
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v. get by special effort
v. make certain of
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v. change phonetically as part of a systematic historical change
n. the key on the typewriter keyboard that shifts from lower-case letters to upper-case letters
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n. the purpose of achieving or obtaining
n. Japanese alcoholic beverage made from fermented rice; usually served hot
salient  Speak
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n. defectiveness or unsoundness
n. the state that precedes vomiting
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n. a consecrated place where sacred objects are kept
n. a shelter from danger or hardship
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a. represented as leaping (rampant but leaning forward)
a. having a quality that thrusts itself into attention
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n. (biology) taxonomic group whose members can interbreed
n. a specific kind of something
saline  Speak
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a. containing salt
n. an isotonic solution of sodium chloride and distilled water
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ad. without any others being included or involved
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v. hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of
v. treat with excessive indulgence
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n. a slight depression in the smoothness of a surface
n. a stratum of ore or coal thick enough to be mined with profit
salinity  Speak
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n. the body of teachers and administrators at a school
n. a strong rod or stick with a specialized utilitarian purpose
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v. project onto a screen for viewing
n. partition consisting of a decorative frame or panel that serves to divide a space
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v. take away possessions from someone
n. an airfield without normal airport facilities
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n. the taste experience when common salt is taken into the mouth
n. the relative proportion of salt in a solution
saliva  Speak
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n. a clear liquid secreted into the mouth by the salivary glands and mucous glands of the mouth; moistens the mouth and starts the digestion of starches
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a. functioning in a supporting capacity
n. a company that is completely controlled by another company
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n. the quality of being bright and sending out rays of light
v. emit light; be bright, as of the sun or a light
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n. a small piece of anything (especially a piece that has been snipped off)
saltiness  Speak
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n. the rays of the sun
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a. represented as leaping (rampant but leaning forward)
a. having a quality that thrusts itself into attention
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a. accomplished rapidly and without delay
a. characterized by speed; moving with or capable of moving with high speed
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n. the taste experience when common salt is taken into the mouth
n. the property of containing salt (as a compound or in solution)
sample  Speak
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n. a transparent piece of sapphire that has been cut and polished and is valued as a precious gem
n. a light shade of blue
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v. change phonetically as part of a systematic historical change
n. the key on the typewriter keyboard that shifts from lower-case letters to upper-case letters
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n. an arithmetic operation in which the difference between two numbers is calculated
n. the act of subtracting (removing a part from the whole)
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v. take a sample of
n. all or part of a natural object that is collected and preserved as an example of its class
sanctimonious  Speak
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v. struggle for breath; have insufficient oxygen intake
v. deprive of oxygen and prevent from breathing
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n. any of several small dull-colored singing birds feeding on seeds or insects
n. small brownish European songbird
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n. spectacles that are darkened or polarized to protect the eyes from the glare of the sun
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a. excessively or hypocritically pious
sanction  Speak
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n. any stimulating information or event; acts to arouse action
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v. take a sample of
n. all or part of a natural object that is collected and preserved as an example of its class
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ad. to a moderately sufficient extent or degree
ad. to a small degree or extent
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v. give religious sanction to, such as through on oath
n. a mechanism of social control for enforcing a society's standards
sanctuary  Speak
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a. indicating the most important performer or role
a. being or relating to or resembling or emanating from stars
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a. relating to or consisting of sculpture
a. resembling sculpture
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n. a passage selected from a larger work
n. a natural process resulting in the evolution of organisms best adapted to the environment
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n. a consecrated place where sacred objects are kept
n. a shelter from danger or hardship
sandy  Speak
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n. a particular aspect of life or activity
n. measuring instrument consisting of two graduated arms hinged at one end
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a. resembling or containing or abounding in sand; or growing in sandy areas
a. of hair color; pale yellowish to yellowish brown
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v. make a subtraction
v. take off or away
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v. insulate against noise
a. impervious to, or not penetrable by, sound
sanitary  Speak
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n. a member of a senate
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n. the disbelief in any claims of ultimate knowledge
n. doubt about the truth of something
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a. free from filth and pathogens
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a. functioning in a supporting capacity
n. a company that is completely controlled by another company
sanitation  Speak
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ad. in a spectacular manner
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n. a quantity added (e.g. to make up for a deficiency)
n. the act of supplementing
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n. making something sanitary (free of germs) as by sterilizing
n. the state of being clean and conducive to health
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n. a resident of a suburb
sap  Speak
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ad. in a secure manner; in a manner free from danger
ad. in a manner free from fear or risk
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n. a watery solution of sugars, salts, and minerals that circulates through the vascular system of a plant
n. a piece of metal covered by leather with a flexible handle; used for hitting people
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ad. to a small degree or extent
ad. in a slim or slender manner
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n. a particular aspect of life or activity
n. measuring instrument consisting of two graduated arms hinged at one end
sapphire  Speak
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n. a transparent piece of sapphire that has been cut and polished and is valued as a precious gem
n. a light shade of blue
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n. half a year; a period of 6 months
n. one of two divisions of an academic year
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v. arrange in stacks
n. (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
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v. be on top of
v. get on top of; deal with successfully
sarcastic  Speak
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n. (music) an electronic instrument (usually played with a keyboard) that generates and modifies sounds electronically and can imitate a variety of other musical instruments
n. an intellectual who synthesizes or uses synthetic methods
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a. following in time or order
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a. expressing or expressive of ridicule that wounds
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ad. without any others being included or involved
satire  Speak
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n. witty language used to convey insults or scorn
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n. a device (trade name Aqua-Lung) that lets divers breathe under water; scuba is an acronym for self-contained underwater breathing apparatus
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a. being or operating under the surface of the earth
a. lying beyond what is openly revealed or avowed (especially being kept in the background or deliberately concealed)
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n. a kind of arboreal rodent having a long bushy tail
n. the fur of a squirrel
satiric  Speak
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v. import or export without paying customs duties
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n. (physiology) responsiveness to external stimuli; the faculty of sensation
n. refined sensitivity to pleasurable or painful impressions
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n. the act of secluding yourself from others
n. the quality of being secluded from the presence or view of others
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a. exposing human folly to ridicule
satirist  Speak
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n. any stimulating information or event; acts to arouse action
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n. enduring strength and energy
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n. a subdivision of a larger religious group
n. a dissenting clique
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n. a humorist who uses ridicule and irony and sarcasm
satisfaction  Speak
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n. a system of symbols and symbolic representations
n. the practice of investing things with symbolic meaning
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a. constituting or involving subtraction
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n. act of fulfilling a desire or need or appetite
n. compensation for a wrong
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a. (of soil) soft and watery
satisfactory  Speak
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a. giving satisfaction
a. meeting requirements
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a. friendly and pleasant
a. inclined to or conducive to companionship with others
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n. creating figures or designs in three dimensions
v. create by shaping stone or wood or any other hard material
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v. make a strategic, offensive, assault against an enemy, opponent, or a target
n. a score in tenpins: knocking down all ten with the first ball
saturate  Speak
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v. spend time at a lower socio-economic level than one's own, motivated by curiosity or desire for adventure; usage considered condescending and insensitive
n. a district of a city marked by poverty and inferior living conditions
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n. a residential district located on the outskirts of a city
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v. infuse or fill completely
v. cause (a chemical compound, vapour, solution, magnetic material) to unite with the greatest possible amount of another substance
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n. moderate weather; suitable for outdoor activities
n. the rays of the sun
saturated  Speak
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n. a feeling of fear of embarrassment
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a. being the most concentrated solution possible at a given temperature; unable to dissolve still more of a substance
a. used especially of organic compounds; having all available valence bonds filled
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v. act in a sentimental way or indulge in sentimental thoughts or expression
v. make (someone or something) sentimental or imbue with sentimental qualities
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n. extending the legs at right angles to the trunk (one in front and the other in back)
n. an increase in the number of outstanding shares of a corporation without changing the shareholders' equity
saucer  Speak
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v. save or relieve from an experience or action
n. an extra car wheel and tire for a four-wheel vehicle
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n. something visible that by association or convention represents something else that is invisible
n. an arbitrary sign (written or printed) that has acquired a conventional significance
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n. an enlisted man or woman who serves in an army
n. a wingless sterile ant or termite having a large head and powerful jaws adapted for defending the colony
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n. something with a round shape resembling a flat circular plate
n. directional antenna consisting of a parabolic reflector for microwave or radio frequency radiation
save  Speak
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n. something visible that by association or convention represents something else that is invisible
n. an arbitrary sign (written or printed) that has acquired a conventional significance
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n. an enclosed space
n. a member of the Algonquian people formerly living in Wisconsin in the Fox River valley and on the shores of Green Bay
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v. retain rights to
n. (sports) the act of preventing the opposition from scoring
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n. a protective covering (as for a knife or sword)
n. a dress suitable for formal occasions
savings  Speak
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n. something with a round shape resembling a flat circular plate
n. directional antenna consisting of a parabolic reflector for microwave or radio frequency radiation
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n. a method for solving a problem
n. the successful action of solving a problem
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n. a fund of money put by as a reserve
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n. young plant or tree grown from a seed
scabbard  Speak
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n. a sheath for a sword or dagger or bayonet
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v. cover by spraying with a liquid
v. be discharged in sprays of liquid
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n. a musician who performs a solo
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a. made smooth and bright by or as if by rubbing; reflecting a sheen or glow
a. marked by exceptional merit
scale  Speak
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n. a metal sheathing of uniform thickness (such as the shield attached to an artillery piece to protect the gunners)
v. remove the scales from
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n. a slight depression in the smoothness of a surface
n. a stratum of ore or coal thick enough to be mined with profit
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v. generate and separate from cells or bodily fluids
v. place out of sight; keep secret
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n. a sudden forceful flow
n. a sudden or abrupt strong increase
scaled  Speak
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v. defeat someone through trickery or deceit
v. turn like a screw
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v. project onto a screen for viewing
n. partition consisting of a decorative frame or panel that serves to divide a space
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a. exhibiting equivalence or correspondence among constituents of an entity or between different entities
a. having similarity in size, shape, and relative position of corresponding parts
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a. having the body covered or partially covered with thin horny plates, as some fish and reptiles
a. (used of armor) having overlapping metal plates attached to a leather backing
scan  Speak
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v. read metrically
v. conform to a metrical pattern
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n. (physics) the property of being isotropic; having the same value when measured in different directions
n. (mathematics) an attribute of a shape or relation; exact reflection of form on opposite sides of a dividing line or plane
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v. move in large numbers
n. a group of many things in the air or on the ground
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n. the shore of a sea or ocean
scapegoat  Speak
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n. someone who is punished for the errors of others
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a. relating to or based upon a section (i.e. as if cut through by an intersecting plane)
n. a piece of furniture made up of sections that can be arranged individually or together
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a. being the only one; single and isolated from others
a. of plants and animals; not growing or living in groups or colonies
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v. secure the assistance of by granting a subsidy, as of nations or military forces
v. support through subsidies
scarce  Speak
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a. having a quality that thrusts itself into attention
a. sensational in appearance or thrilling in effect
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a. depending on or incidental to what is original or primary
n. the defensive football players who line up behind the linemen
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a. deficient in quantity or number compared with the demand
ad. only a very short time before
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v. divide or split up
v. divide into segments
scarcely  Speak
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n. power to dominate or defeat
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n. half a year; a period of 6 months
n. one of two divisions of an academic year
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n. someone who is punished for the errors of others
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ad. almost not
ad. only a very short time before
scare  Speak
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v. make a subtraction
v. take off or away
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n. a sudden attack of fear
n. sudden mass fear and anxiety over anticipated events
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n. the bottom of a sea or ocean
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v. to feel or express sympathy or compassion
v. share the feelings of; understand the sentiments of
scarlet  Speak
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n. moderate weather; suitable for outdoor activities
n. the rays of the sun
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a. of a color at the end of the color spectrum (next to orange); resembling the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies
n. a variable color that is vivid red but sometimes with an orange tinge
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v. treat or classify according to a mental stereotype
n. a conventional or formulaic conception or image
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n. the bottom of a sea or ocean
scatter  Speak
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a. completely clear and fine
a. not agitated; without losing self-possession
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n. management by overseeing the performance or operation of a person or group
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v. take away possessions from someone
n. an airfield without normal airport facilities
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v. to cause to separate and go in different directions
v. distribute loosely
scavenger  Speak
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n. a set of twenty members
n. grounds
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n. any animal that feeds on refuse and other decaying organic matter
n. a chemical agent that is added to a chemical mixture to counteract the effects of impurities
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n. southwestern Asian plant widely cultivated for its succulent edible dark green leaves
n. dark green leaves; eaten cooked or raw in salads
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n. a residential district located on the outskirts of a city
scene  Speak
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n. a situation treated as an observable object
n. the context and environment in which something is set
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n. the capacity for being stretched
a. easily stretched
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n. the body of teachers and administrators at a school
n. a strong rod or stick with a specialized utilitarian purpose
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v. call forth
n. the mass of eggs deposited by fish or amphibians or molluscs
scenery  Speak
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n. the appearance of a place
n. the painted structures of a stage set that are intended to suggest a particular locale
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v. make a schedule; plan the time and place for events
n. a temporally organized plan for matters to be attended to
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a. more than is needed, desired, or required
n. a quantity much larger than is needed
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n. sharing the feelings of others (especially feelings of sorrow or anguish)
n. a relation of affinity or harmony between people; whatever affects one correspondingly affects the other
scenic  Speak
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n. posterior part of the back of a domestic fowl
n. a piece of leather across the instep of a shoe
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a. capable of substituting in any of several positions on a team
a. serving or used in place of another
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a. used of locations; having beautiful natural scenery
a. of or relating to the stage or stage scenery
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n. a very tall building with many stories
scent  Speak
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v. continue to live through hardship or adversity
v. support oneself
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n. creating thread
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n. block consisting of a thick piece of something
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v. cause to smell or be smelly
v. catch the scent of; get wind of
schedule  Speak
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v. make a schedule; plan the time and place for events
n. a temporally organized plan for matters to be attended to
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n. any of several small dull-colored singing birds feeding on seeds or insects
n. small brownish European songbird
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n. a small piece of anything (especially a piece that has been snipped off)
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v. direct (oneself) somewhere
v. be a guiding or motivating force or drive
scheme  Speak
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v. form intrigues (for) in an underhand manner
n. an elaborate and systematic plan of action
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n. a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence
n. a hypothesis that is taken for granted
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v. check the growth or development of
n. a creature (especially a whale) that has been prevented from attaining full growth
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n. a white or colorless vitreous insoluble solid (SiO2); various forms occur widely in the earth's crust as quartz or cristobalite or tridymite or lechatelierite
scholar  Speak
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n. the top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill)
v. reach the summit (of a mountain)
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n. primitive multicellular marine animal whose porous body is supported by a fibrous skeletal framework; usually occurs in sessile colonies
n. a follower who hangs around a host (without benefit to the host) in hope of gain or advantage
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n. a subdivision of a larger religious group
n. a dissenting clique
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n. a student who holds a scholarship
n. someone (especially a child) who learns (as from a teacher) or takes up knowledge or beliefs
scholarly  Speak
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v. gain strength
v. give a healthy elasticity to
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v. give moral or emotional strength to
v. cause to feel better
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ad. to a small degree or extent
ad. in a slim or slender manner
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a. characteristic of scholars or scholarship
scholarship  Speak
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n. controlling influence
v. move or walk in a swinging or swaying manner
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n. profound scholarly knowledge
n. financial aid provided to a student on the basis of academic merit
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a. taxing to the utmost; testing powers of endurance
a. characterized by or performed with much energy or force
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n. a poetic term for a shore (as the area periodically covered and uncovered by the tides)
v. bring to the ground
scissors  Speak
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n. goods carried by a large vehicle
n. the act of sending off something
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v. hit a ball and put a spin on it so that it travels in a different direction
v. cut into slices
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n. a gymnastic exercise performed on the pommel horse when the gymnast moves his legs as the blades of scissors move
n. a wrestling hold in which you wrap your legs around the opponents body or head and put your feet together and squeeze
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n. supernatural forces and events and beings collectively
a. not existing in nature or subject to explanation according to natural laws; not physical or material
scope  Speak
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n. the branch of geology that studies earthquakes
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n. royal authority; the dominion of a monarch
n. government free from external control
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n. the state of the environment in which a situation exists
n. an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control:
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a. of or relating to taxonomy
a. characterized by order and planning
score  Speak
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n. building material used as siding or roofing
n. coarse beach gravel of small waterworn stones and pebbles (or a stretch of shore covered with such gravel)
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n. a set of twenty members
n. grounds
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v. gain strength
v. give a healthy elasticity to
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n. (pathology) bodily collapse or near collapse caused by inadequate oxygen delivery to the cells; characterized by reduced cardiac output and rapid heartbeat and circulatory insufficiency and pallor
n. a sudden jarring impact
scotch  Speak
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v. hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of
v. make a small cut or score into
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v. talk over conjecturally, or review in an idle or casual way and with an element of doubt or without sufficient reason to reach a conclusion
v. to believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds
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n. sharing the feelings of others (especially feelings of sorrow or anguish)
n. a relation of affinity or harmony between people; whatever affects one correspondingly affects the other
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n. a feeling of fear of embarrassment
scour  Speak
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v. clean with hard rubbing
n. a place that is scoured (especially by running water)
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n. (music) an electronic instrument (usually played with a keyboard) that generates and modifies sounds electronically and can imitate a variety of other musical instruments
n. an intellectual who synthesizes or uses synthetic methods
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ad. in a square shape
ad. firmly and solidly
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a. of an industry or technology; new and developing
n. atmospheric phenomena accompanying the daily appearance of the sun
scout  Speak
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ad. in a well delineated manner
ad. changing suddenly in direction and degree
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v. call forth
n. the mass of eggs deposited by fish or amphibians or molluscs
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n. a Boy Scout or Girl Scout
n. someone who can find paths through unexplored territory
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n. the relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society
n. a state at a particular time
scramble  Speak
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v. cause to smell or be smelly
v. catch the scent of; get wind of
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v. bring into random order
n. an unceremonious and disorganized struggle
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n. an enclosed space
n. a member of the Algonquian people formerly living in Wisconsin in the Fox River valley and on the shores of Green Bay
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a. not capable of being moved
a. standing still
scrap  Speak
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n. a sailing vessel with a single mast set about one third of the boat's length aft of the bow
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v. have a disagreement over something
n. a small piece of something that is left over after the rest has been used
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v. examine in order to test suitability
v. arrange or order by classes or categories
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n. an adult female hog
v. place (seeds) in or on the ground for future growth
scrape  Speak
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v. scratch repeatedly
v. bend the knees and bow in a servile manner
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n. a mounting consisting of a piece of metal (as in a ring or other jewelry) that holds a gem in place
n. the physical position of something
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v. generate and separate from cells or bodily fluids
v. place out of sight; keep secret
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v. have a craving, appetite, or great desire for
v. be hungry; go without food
scraping  Speak
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n. goods carried by a large vehicle
n. the act of sending off something
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n. (usually plural) a fragment scraped off of something and collected
n. a harsh noise made by scraping
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n. a thick sweet sticky liquid
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n. block consisting of a thick piece of something
scratch  Speak
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v. produce buds, branches, or germinate
n. any new growth of a plant such as a new branch or a bud
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n. a line indicating the location of the start of a race or a game
n. a depression scratched or carved into a surface
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n. a special variety of domesticated animals within a species
v. remove by passing through a filter
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n. an enclosed space
n. a member of the Algonquian people formerly living in Wisconsin in the Fox River valley and on the shores of Green Bay
screen  Speak
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v. project onto a screen for viewing
n. partition consisting of a decorative frame or panel that serves to divide a space
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v. get by special effort
v. make certain of
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n. workplace consisting of a room or building where movies or television shows or radio programs are produced and recorded
n. workplace for the teaching or practice of an art
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v. come up (as of feelings and thoughts, or other ephemeral things)
n. a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance
screw  Speak
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v. hit a ball and put a spin on it so that it travels in a different direction
v. cut into slices
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n. a woman's full loose hiplength jacket
n. any of various light dry strong white wine from Spain and Canary Islands (including sherry)
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v. defeat someone through trickery or deceit
v. turn like a screw
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v. pour out in drops or small quantities or as if in drops or small quantities
n. a sudden drop from an upright position
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n. a cocktail made with vodka and orange juice
n. a hand tool for driving screws; has a tip that fits into the head of a screw
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v. arrange in stacks
n. (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
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n. workplace consisting of a room or building where movies or television shows or radio programs are produced and recorded
n. workplace for the teaching or practice of an art
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n. a waste pipe that carries away sewage or surface water
n. someone who sews
scruple  Speak
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v. separate or isolate (one thing) from another and place in a group apart from others
n. someone who is or has been segregated
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v. hesitate on moral grounds
n. a unit of apothecary weight equal to 20 grains
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v. examine in order to test suitability
v. arrange or order by classes or categories
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n. formerly a golfing wood with an elevated face
v. snuggle and lie in a position where one person faces the back of the others
scrupulous  Speak
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v. be fatally overwhelmed
v. consent reluctantly
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ad. in a spontaneous manner
ad. without advance preparation
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a. deficient in quantity or number compared with the demand
ad. only a very short time before
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a. having scruples; arising from a sense of right and wrong; principled
a. characterized by extreme care and great effort
scuba  Speak
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v. save up as for future use
n. a secret store of valuables or money
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n. a device (trade name Aqua-Lung) that lets divers breathe under water; scuba is an acronym for self-contained underwater breathing apparatus
Exercise
v. produce buds, branches, or germinate
n. any new growth of a plant such as a new branch or a bud
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n. goods carried by a large vehicle
n. the act of sending off something
sculpt  Speak
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n. a natural process resulting in the evolution of organisms best adapted to the environment
n. something that survives
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n. posterior part of the back of a domestic fowl
n. a piece of leather across the instep of a shoe
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n. a situation fraught with difficulties and imponderables
n. low land that is seasonally flooded; has more woody plants than a marsh and better drainage than a bog
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v. create by shaping stone or wood or any other hard material
v. shape (a material like stone or wood) by whittling away at it
sculptor  Speak
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n. a physician who specializes in surgery
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n. a faint constellation in the southern hemisphere near Phoenix and Cetus
n. an artist who creates sculptures
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n. the bottom of a sea or ocean
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n. meat of edible aquatic invertebrate with a shell (especially a mollusk or crustacean)
n. invertebrate having a soft unsegmented body usually enclosed in a shell
sculptural  Speak
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v. sink below the surface; go under or as if under water
v. put under water
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v. separate or isolate (one thing) from another and place in a group apart from others
n. someone who is or has been segregated
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n. a sudden attack of fear
n. sudden mass fear and anxiety over anticipated events
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a. relating to or consisting of sculpture
a. resembling sculpture
sculpture  Speak
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n. the body of teachers and administrators at a school
n. a strong rod or stick with a specialized utilitarian purpose
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n. creating figures or designs in three dimensions
v. create by shaping stone or wood or any other hard material
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v. act in a sentimental way or indulge in sentimental thoughts or expression
v. make (someone or something) sentimental or imbue with sentimental qualities
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n. a measuring instrument for detecting and measuring the intensity and direction and duration of movements of the ground (as an earthquake)
seabed  Speak
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v. make (images or sounds) sharp or sharper
v. make sharp or sharper
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n. the geographical area in which one nation is very influential
n. any spherically shaped artifact
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n. the bottom of a sea or ocean
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v. color with a liquid dye or tint
v. make dirty or spotty, as by exposure to air; also used metaphorically
seam  Speak
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n. being expert or having knowledge of some technical subject
n. the quality or character of being intellectually sophisticated and worldly through cultivation or experience or disillusionment
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n. workplace consisting of a room or building where movies or television shows or radio programs are produced and recorded
n. workplace for the teaching or practice of an art
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v. talk over conjecturally, or review in an idle or casual way and with an element of doubt or without sufficient reason to reach a conclusion
v. to believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds
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n. a slight depression in the smoothness of a surface
n. a stratum of ore or coal thick enough to be mined with profit
seamount  Speak
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a. dependable
n. a strong very dark heavy-bodied ale made from pale malt and roasted unmalted barley and (often) caramel malt with hops
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n. an underwater mountain rising above the ocean floor
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n. the act of slapping on the buttocks
a. quick and energetic
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v. close with shutters
n. a hinged blind for a window
seaport  Speak
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a. not making concessions
a. having rugged physical strength; inured to fatigue or hardships
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n. a slight depression in the smoothness of a surface
n. a stratum of ore or coal thick enough to be mined with profit
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n. a sheltered port where ships can take on or discharge cargo
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a. unsparing and uncompromising in discipline or judgment
a. severely simple
seashore  Speak
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n. the shore of a sea or ocean
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a. occurring or operating at the same time
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n. the quality of being spontaneous and coming from natural feelings without constraint
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v. come up (as of feelings and thoughts, or other ephemeral things)
n. a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance
seasonal  Speak
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a. occurring at or dependent on a particular season
n. a worker who finds employment only in certain seasons
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a. characterized by a firm and humorless belief in the validity of your opinions
a. dignified and somber in manner or character and committed to keeping promises
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a. marked by firm determination or resolution; not shakable
ad. in a steady manner
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n. a slice of meat cut from the fleshy part of an animal or large fish
seasoning  Speak
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a. severely simple
n. the rear part of a ship
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n. something or someone seen (especially a notable or unusual sight)
n. an elaborate and remarkable display on a lavish scale
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a. moist as with undried perspiration and with clothing sticking to the body
a. hot or warm and humid
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n. something added to food primarily for the savor it imparts
n. the act of adding a seasoning to food
seaweed  Speak
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n. a state of social isolation
n. a solitary place
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n. plant growing in the sea, especially marine algae
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n. a special variety of domesticated animals within a species
v. remove by passing through a filter
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a. marked by firm determination or resolution; not shakable
ad. in a steady manner
seclude  Speak
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n. sharing the feelings of others (especially feelings of sorrow or anguish)
n. a relation of affinity or harmony between people; whatever affects one correspondingly affects the other
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n. a punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information
v. move or stir about violently
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n. a craft capable of traveling in outer space; technically, a satellite around the sun
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v. keep away from others
seclusion  Speak
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ad. in a spontaneous manner
ad. without advance preparation
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v. scratch repeatedly
v. bend the knees and bow in a servile manner
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n. the act of secluding yourself from others
n. the quality of being secluded from the presence or view of others
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n. (music) an electronic instrument (usually played with a keyboard) that generates and modifies sounds electronically and can imitate a variety of other musical instruments
n. an intellectual who synthesizes or uses synthetic methods
secondary  Speak
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a. of or relating to the spine or spinal cord
n. anesthesia of the lower half of the body; caused by injury to the spinal cord or by injecting an anesthetic beneath the arachnoid membrane that surrounds the spinal cord
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n. a large coach-and-four formerly used to carry passengers and mail on regular routes between towns
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a. depending on or incidental to what is original or primary
n. the defensive football players who line up behind the linemen
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v. color with a liquid dye or tint
v. make dirty or spotty, as by exposure to air; also used metaphorically
secret  Speak
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ad. in a strong substantial way
ad. to a great extent or degree
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a. too closely correlated to be attributed to chance and therefore indicating a systematic relation
a. important in effect or meaning
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a. not open or public; kept private or not revealed
a. conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods
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n. a subdivision of a larger religious group
n. a dissenting clique
secrete  Speak
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v. suit to a special purpose
v. become more focus on an area of activity or field of study
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n. the top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill)
v. reach the summit (of a mountain)
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n. a natural process resulting in the evolution of organisms best adapted to the environment
n. something that survives
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v. generate and separate from cells or bodily fluids
v. place out of sight; keep secret
sect  Speak
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n. a measuring instrument for detecting and measuring the intensity and direction and duration of movements of the ground (as an earthquake)
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v. separate or cause to separate abruptly
n. any undertaking that is easy to do
Exercise
n. a subdivision of a larger religious group
n. a dissenting clique
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v. bring into random order
n. an unceremonious and disorganized struggle
section  Speak
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n. an enlisted man or woman who serves in an army
n. a wingless sterile ant or termite having a large head and powerful jaws adapted for defending the colony
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a. resembling or containing or abounding in sand; or growing in sandy areas
a. of hair color; pale yellowish to yellowish brown
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n. a segment of a citrus fruit
n. a small army unit usually having a special function
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a. (of buildings and rooms) having ample space
a. very large in expanse or scope
sectional  Speak
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n. a sheltered port where ships can take on or discharge cargo
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a. providing for termination
n. atmospheric phenomena accompanying the daily disappearance of the sun
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a. relating to or based upon a section (i.e. as if cut through by an intersecting plane)
n. a piece of furniture made up of sections that can be arranged individually or together
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n. the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the horizontal
n. an elevated geological formation
sector  Speak
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n. a particular aspect of life or activity
n. measuring instrument consisting of two graduated arms hinged at one end
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a. free from filth and pathogens
Exercise
v. pay no attention to, disrespect
n. a deliberate discourteous act (usually as an expression of anger or disapproval)
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v. make synchronous and adjust in time or manner
v. operate simultaneously
secular  Speak
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n. royal authority; the dominion of a monarch
n. government free from external control
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a. of or relating to clergy not bound by monastic vows
a. not concerned with or devoted to religion
Exercise
v. sink below the surface; go under or as if under water
v. put under water
Exercise
v. get a sunburn by overexposure to the sun
n. redness of the skin caused by exposure to the rays of the sun
secure  Speak
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n. a protective covering (as for a knife or sword)
n. a dress suitable for formal occasions
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v. get by special effort
v. make certain of
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v. decide upon or fix definitely
v. select something or someone for a specific purpose
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a. of, affecting, or being on or near the surface
a. concerned with or comprehending only what is apparent or obvious; not deep or penetrating emotionally or intellectually
securely  Speak
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n. the quality of being bright and sending out rays of light
v. emit light; be bright, as of the sun or a light
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v. control a submarine
v. throw with an underhand motion
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ad. in a secure manner; in a manner free from danger
ad. in a manner free from fear or risk
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v. cast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers
a. shed at an early stage of development
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n. property that your creditor can claim in case you default on your obligation
n. the state of being free from danger or injury
Exercise
n. the branch of geology that studies earthquakes
Exercise
v. add to the very end
v. serve as a supplement to
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n. a clear liquid secreted into the mouth by the salivary glands and mucous glands of the mouth; moistens the mouth and starts the digestion of starches
sedentary  Speak
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a. requiring sitting or little activity
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a. relating to or based upon a section (i.e. as if cut through by an intersecting plane)
n. a piece of furniture made up of sections that can be arranged individually or together
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v. bring into random order
n. an unceremonious and disorganized struggle
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n. a sheath for a sword or dagger or bayonet
sediment  Speak
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v. watch and direct
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n. the status of being acknowledged as a star
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v. settle as sediment
v. deposit as a sediment
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n. a tightly stretched cord of wire or gut, which makes sound when plucked, struck, or bowed
v. provide with strings
sedimentary  Speak
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v. pour out in drops or small quantities or as if in drops or small quantities
n. a sudden drop from an upright position
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v. walk as if unable to control one's movements
n. an unsteady uneven gait
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a. produced by the action of water
a. resembling or containing or formed by the accumulation of sediment
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n. a mental position from which things are viewed
seduce  Speak
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n. a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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v. make a spot or mark onto
v. mark with a spot or spots so as to allow easy recognition
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n. (pathology) bodily collapse or near collapse caused by inadequate oxygen delivery to the cells; characterized by reduced cardiac output and rapid heartbeat and circulatory insufficiency and pallor
n. a sudden jarring impact
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v. induce to have sex
v. lure or entice away from duty, principles, or proper conduct
seedling  Speak
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n. young plant or tree grown from a seed
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n. a waste pipe that carries away sewage or surface water
n. someone who sews
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v. make a pretence of
v. create a representation or model of
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n. royal authority; the dominion of a monarch
n. government free from external control
seemingly  Speak
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a. (of buildings and rooms) having ample space
a. very large in expanse or scope
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ad. in a secure manner; in a manner free from danger
ad. in a manner free from fear or risk
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ad. from appearances alone
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n. a large orchestra; can perform symphonies
n. a long and complex sonata for symphony orchestra
segment  Speak
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v. divide or split up
v. divide into segments
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n. a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property
v. saddle with something disagreeable or disadvantageous
Exercise
n. a device (trade name Aqua-Lung) that lets divers breathe under water; scuba is an acronym for self-contained underwater breathing apparatus
Exercise
n. a column of wood or steel or concrete that is driven into the ground to provide support for a structure
n. one of two stout poles with foot rests in the middle; used for walking high above the ground
segregate  Speak
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v. separate or isolate (one thing) from another and place in a group apart from others
n. someone who is or has been segregated
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n. the act of depriving of food or subjecting to famine
n. a state of extreme hunger resulting from lack of essential nutrients over a prolonged period
Exercise
v. produce buds, branches, or germinate
n. any new growth of a plant such as a new branch or a bud
Exercise
n. a watery solution of sugars, salts, and minerals that circulates through the vascular system of a plant
n. a piece of metal covered by leather with a flexible handle; used for hitting people
seismic  Speak
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n. royal authority; the dominion of a monarch
n. government free from external control
Exercise
v. sink below the surface; go under or as if under water
v. put under water
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a. offering safety; well protected or concealed
a. enjoying or affording comforting warmth and shelter especially in a small space
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a. subject to or caused by an earthquake or earth vibration
seismograph  Speak
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v. continue to live through hardship or adversity
v. support oneself
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n. the season of growth
Exercise
n. a measuring instrument for detecting and measuring the intensity and direction and duration of movements of the ground (as an earthquake)
Exercise
v. call forth
n. the mass of eggs deposited by fish or amphibians or molluscs
seismology  Speak
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v. read metrically
v. conform to a metrical pattern
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n. the branch of geology that studies earthquakes
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n. a punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information
v. move or stir about violently
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v. express indirectly by an image, form, or model; be a symbol
v. represent or identify by using a symbol; use symbols
selection  Speak
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v. hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of
v. make a small cut or score into
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a. able to read but not to write
a. barely able to read and write
Exercise
n. a passage selected from a larger work
n. a natural process resulting in the evolution of organisms best adapted to the environment
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v. direct (oneself) somewhere
v. be a guiding or motivating force or drive
semester  Speak
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a. taxing to the utmost; testing powers of endurance
a. characterized by or performed with much energy or force
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n. half a year; a period of 6 months
n. one of two divisions of an academic year
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a. covered with or resembling slime
a. morally reprehensible
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v. take the place or move into the position of
semiarid  Speak
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a. somewhat arid
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a. reflecting light
a. having a shiny surface or coating
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a. produced by the action of water
a. resembling or containing or formed by the accumulation of sediment
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n. the top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill)
v. reach the summit (of a mountain)
semiliterate  Speak
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a. able to read but not to write
a. barely able to read and write
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v. distinguish oneself
v. be greater in scope or size than some standard
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v. decide upon or fix definitely
v. select something or someone for a specific purpose
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a. notched like a saw with teeth pointing toward the apex
v. make saw-toothed or jag the edge of
senator  Speak
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n. a natural process resulting in the evolution of organisms best adapted to the environment
n. something that survives
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n. a member of a senate
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v. make amorous advances towards
v. make a solicitation or petition for something desired
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n. a Boy Scout or Girl Scout
n. someone who can find paths through unexplored territory
sensation  Speak
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n. a general feeling of excitement and heightened interest
n. someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
Exercise
v. read metrically
v. conform to a metrical pattern
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n. the amount that has spoiled
n. the process of becoming spoiled
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v. put out of one's consciousness
v. reduce the incidence or severity of or stop
sensational  Speak
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a. commanding attention
a. causing intense interest, curiosity, or emotion
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v. be fatally overwhelmed
v. consent reluctantly
Exercise
n. (pathology) bodily collapse or near collapse caused by inadequate oxygen delivery to the cells; characterized by reduced cardiac output and rapid heartbeat and circulatory insufficiency and pallor
n. a sudden jarring impact
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a. small in quantity
a. very narrow
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n. (physiology) responsiveness to external stimuli; the faculty of sensation
n. refined sensitivity to pleasurable or painful impressions
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v. insulate against noise
a. impervious to, or not penetrable by, sound
Exercise
n. an alloy (usually of lead and tin) used when melted to join two metal surfaces
v. join or fuse with solder
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v. sink below the surface; go under or as if under water
v. put under water
sensible  Speak
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a. readily perceived by the senses
a. able to feel or perceive
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n. material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds
v. follow stealthily or recur constantly and spontaneously to
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n. a set of twenty members
n. grounds
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n. the extended two-dimensional outer boundary of a three-dimensional object
n. a superficial aspect as opposed to the real nature of something
sensitive  Speak
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v. induce to have sex
v. lure or entice away from duty, principles, or proper conduct
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v. distinguish oneself
v. be greater in scope or size than some standard
Exercise
n. a carpenter who helps build and launch wooden vessels
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n. someone who serves as an intermediary between the living and the dead
a. able to feel or perceive
sensitivity  Speak
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a. offering safety; well protected or concealed
a. enjoying or affording comforting warmth and shelter especially in a small space
Exercise
n. apprehension about what is going to happen
n. excited anticipation of an approaching climax
Exercise
n. a clear liquid secreted into the mouth by the salivary glands and mucous glands of the mouth; moistens the mouth and starts the digestion of starches
Exercise
n. the ability to respond to affective changes in your interpersonal environment
n. sensitivity to emotional feelings (of self and others)
sensory  Speak
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a. having a short and solid form or stature
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a. of a nerve fiber or impulse originating outside and passing toward the central nervous system
a. relating to or concerned in sensation
Exercise
v. cast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers
a. shed at an early stage of development
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n. a stifling cloud of smoke
v. deprive of the oxygen necessary for combustion
sentence  Speak
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n. a complex carbohydrate found chiefly in seeds, fruits, tubers, roots and stem pith of plants, notably in corn, potatoes, whea...
Exercise
n. the period of time a prisoner is imprisoned
n. (criminal law) a final judgment of guilty in a criminal case and the punishment that is imposed
Exercise
v. hesitate on moral grounds
n. a unit of apothecary weight equal to 20 grains
Exercise
v. charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone
n. words falsely spoken that damage the reputation of another
sentimental  Speak
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a. subject to or caused by an earthquake or earth vibration
Exercise
n. creating thread
Exercise
a. strikingly beautiful or attractive
a. commanding attention
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a. given to or marked by sentiment or sentimentality
a. effusively or insincerely emotional
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n. the excessive expression of tender feelings, nostalgia, or sadness in any form
n. a predilection for sentimentality
Exercise
n. a physician who specializes in surgery
Exercise
a. containing salt
n. an isotonic solution of sodium chloride and distilled water
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n. the quality of being spontaneous and coming from natural feelings without constraint
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n. a line indicating the location of the start of a race or a game
n. a depression scratched or carved into a surface
Exercise
v. act in a sentimental way or indulge in sentimental thoughts or expression
v. make (someone or something) sentimental or imbue with sentimental qualities
Exercise
a. functioning in a supporting capacity
n. a company that is completely controlled by another company
Exercise
n. (pathology) bodily collapse or near collapse caused by inadequate oxygen delivery to the cells; characterized by reduced cardiac output and rapid heartbeat and circulatory insufficiency and pallor
n. a sudden jarring impact
separate  Speak
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n. a column of wood or steel or concrete that is driven into the ground to provide support for a structure
n. one of two stout poles with foot rests in the middle; used for walking high above the ground
Exercise
v. act in a sentimental way or indulge in sentimental thoughts or expression
v. make (someone or something) sentimental or imbue with sentimental qualities
Exercise
v. keep tabs on; keep an eye on; keep under surveillance
v. watch and direct
Exercise
a. separated according to race, sex, class, or religion
a. have the connection undone; having become separate
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a. having a strong physiological or chemical effect
a. incapable of or resistant to bending
Exercise
n. two words that can be interchanged in a context are said to be synonymous relative to that context
Exercise
n. the action of following in order
n. serial arrangement in which things follow in logical order or a recurrent pattern
Exercise
n. a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence
n. a hypothesis that is taken for granted
sequester  Speak
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n. a natural fiber (raw cotton, wool, hemp, flax) that can be twisted to form yarn
n. a short U-shaped wire nail for securing cables
Exercise
n. the act of depriving of food or subjecting to famine
n. a state of extreme hunger resulting from lack of essential nutrients over a prolonged period
Exercise
a. not taking part readily in chemical change
v. shelter in a stable
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v. requisition forcibly, as of enemy property
v. keep away from others
serene  Speak
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a. not growing or changing; without force or vitality
a. not circulating or flowing
Exercise
ad. in a sporadic manner
Exercise
n. a dormant or quiescent state
n. a natural and periodic state of rest during which consciousness of the world is suspended
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a. completely clear and fine
a. not agitated; without losing self-possession
serious  Speak
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a. completely lacking in playfulness
a. concerned with work or important matters rather than play or trivialities
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a. requiring sitting or little activity
Exercise
v. hesitate on moral grounds
n. a unit of apothecary weight equal to 20 grains
Exercise
v. treat or classify according to a mental stereotype
n. a conventional or formulaic conception or image
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ad. in a strong substantial way
ad. to a great extent or degree
Exercise
n. a segment of a citrus fruit
n. a small army unit usually having a special function
Exercise
ad. in a serious manner
ad. to a severe or serious degree
Exercise
n. a fund of money put by as a reserve
serrated  Speak
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n. creating thread
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a. having or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc.
a. having spines
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a. notched like a saw with teeth pointing toward the apex
v. make saw-toothed or jag the edge of
Exercise
a. offering safety; well protected or concealed
a. enjoying or affording comforting warmth and shelter especially in a small space
setting  Speak
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n. a watery solution of sugars, salts, and minerals that circulates through the vascular system of a plant
n. a piece of metal covered by leather with a flexible handle; used for hitting people
Exercise
n. the internal supporting structure that gives an artifact its shape
n. a scandal that is kept secret
Exercise
n. a mounting consisting of a piece of metal (as in a ring or other jewelry) that holds a gem in place
n. the physical position of something
Exercise
a. reflecting light
a. having a shiny surface or coating
severe  Speak
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n. echinoderms characterized by five arms extending from a central disk
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a. unsparing and uncompromising in discipline or judgment
a. severely simple
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a. meant or adapted for an occasion or use
a. worthy of being chosen especially as a spouse
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v. wither, as with a loss of moisture
v. decrease in size, range, or extent
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n. someone who makes or repairs articles of silver
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n. a quantity added (e.g. to make up for a deficiency)
n. the act of supplementing
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v. hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of
v. make a small cut or score into
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n. a waste pipe that carries away sewage or surface water
n. someone who sews
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v. insulate against noise
a. impervious to, or not penetrable by, sound
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n. a residential district located on the outskirts of a city
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n. a waste pipe that carries away sewage or surface water
n. waste matter carried away in sewers or drains
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v. suit to a special purpose
v. become more focus on an area of activity or field of study
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n. a representation of the effect of shadows in a picture or drawing (as by shading or darker pigment)
n. protective covering that protects something from direct sunlight
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v. suit to a special purpose
v. become more focus on an area of activity or field of study
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n. someone who serves as an intermediary between the living and the dead
a. able to feel or perceive
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v. save up as for future use
n. a secret store of valuables or money
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n. the extended two-dimensional outer boundary of a three-dimensional object
n. a superficial aspect as opposed to the real nature of something
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n. the main (mid) section of a long bone
v. equip with a shaft
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v. goad with spurs
n. a railway line connected to a trunk line
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n. a union of interests or purposes or sympathies among members of a group
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v. become shallow
v. make shallow
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n. a slice of meat cut from the fleshy part of an animal or large fish
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v. watch and direct
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n. an enlisted man or woman who serves in an army
n. a wingless sterile ant or termite having a large head and powerful jaws adapted for defending the colony
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v. make (images or sounds) sharp or sharper
v. make sharp or sharper
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n. material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds
v. follow stealthily or recur constantly and spontaneously to
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a. free from filth and pathogens
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v. defeat someone through trickery or deceit
v. turn like a screw
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a. (of buildings and rooms) having ample space
a. very large in expanse or scope
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a. taxing to the utmost; testing powers of endurance
a. characterized by or performed with much energy or force
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ad. in a well delineated manner
ad. changing suddenly in direction and degree
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a. commanding attention
a. causing intense interest, curiosity, or emotion
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a. characterized by a firm and humorless belief in the validity of your opinions
a. dignified and somber in manner or character and committed to keeping promises
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n. creating figures or designs in three dimensions
v. create by shaping stone or wood or any other hard material
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n. a source of oil; used for forage and soil improvement and as food
n. erect bushy hairy annual herb having trifoliate lea...
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v. break into many pieces
v. damage or destroy
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v. shear the wool from
v. cut or cut through with shears
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a. greatest in status or authority or power
a. final or last in your life or progress
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a. that stimulates
n. a drug that temporarily quickens some vital process
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a. free from filth and pathogens
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n. a protective covering (as for a knife or sword)
n. a dress suitable for formal occasions
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a. represented as leaping (rampant but leaning forward)
a. having a quality that thrusts itself into attention
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n. royal authority; the dominion of a monarch
n. government free from external control
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v. express indirectly by an image, form, or model; be a symbol
v. represent or identify by using a symbol; use symbols
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n. a union of interests or purposes or sympathies among members of a group
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v. cast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers
a. shed at an early stage of development
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a. functioning in a supporting capacity
a. added to complete or make up a deficiency
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n. a set of twenty members
n. grounds
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a. so thin as to transmit light
a. very steep; having a prominent and almost vertical front
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v. to pass or move unobtrusively or smoothly
n. plaything consisting of a sloping chute down which children can slide
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n. a small and compactly built upright piano
n. early model harpsichord with only one string per note
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v. pour out in drops or small quantities or as if in drops or small quantities
n. a sudden drop from an upright position
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a. subject to or caused by an earthquake or earth vibration
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v. check the growth or development of
n. a creature (especially a whale) that has been prevented from attaining full growth
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n. the hard largely calcareous covering of a mollusc or a brachiopod
n. a very light narrow racing boat
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n. goods carried by a large vehicle
n. the act of sending off something
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a. said or done without having been planned or written in advance
a. happening or arising without apparent external cause
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a. not capable of being moved
a. standing still
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a. not taking part readily in chemical change
v. shelter in a stable
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n. meat of edible aquatic invertebrate with a shell (especially a mollusk or crustacean)
n. invertebrate having a soft unsegmented body usually enclosed in a shell
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v. walk as if unable to control one's movements
n. an unsteady uneven gait
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n. temporary housing for homeless or displaced persons
v. invest (money) so that it is not taxable
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n. management by overseeing the performance or operation of a person or group
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n. power to dominate or defeat
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n. temporary housing for homeless or displaced persons
v. invest (money) so that it is not taxable
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v. enclose or envelop completely, as if by swallowing
v. tolerate or accommodate oneself to
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a. separated according to race, sex, class, or religion
a. have the connection undone; having become separate
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a. having a slanting form or direction
a. having an oblique or slanted direction
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n. public transport that consists of a bus or train or airplane that plies back and forth between two points
n. badminton equipment consisting of a ball of cork or rubber with a crown of feathers
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n. someone who serves as an intermediary between the living and the dead
a. able to feel or perceive
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n. a herder of sheep (on an open range); someone who keeps the sheep together in a flock
v. watch over like a shepherd, as a teacher of her pupils
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v. have a disagreement over something
n. a small piece of something that is left over after the rest has been used
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v. arrange in stacks
n. (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
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n. workplace consisting of a room or building where movies or television shows or radio programs are produced and recorded
n. workplace for the teaching or practice of an art
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v. shear the wool from
v. cut or cut through with shears
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n. a protective covering or structure
v. hold back a thought or feeling about
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v. goad with spurs
n. a railway line connected to a trunk line
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v. change phonetically as part of a systematic historical change
n. the key on the typewriter keyboard that shifts from lower-case letters to upper-case letters
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n. a system of symbols and symbolic representations
n. the practice of investing things with symbolic meaning
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v. rip off; ask an unreasonable price
v. charge an extra fee, as for a special service
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n. formerly a golfing wood with an elevated face
v. snuggle and lie in a position where one person faces the back of the others
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a. that stimulates
n. a drug that temporarily quickens some vital process
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n. a passage selected from a larger work
n. a natural process resulting in the evolution of organisms best adapted to the environment
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a. (of soil) unstable
a. changing position or direction
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n. the quality of being bright and sending out rays of light
v. emit light; be bright, as of the sun or a light
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a. unsparing and uncompromising in discipline or judgment
a. severely simple
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ad. to the maximum degree
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a. meant or adapted for an occasion or use
a. worthy of being chosen especially as a spouse
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n. a cocktail made with vodka and orange juice
n. a hand tool for driving screws; has a tip that fits into the head of a screw
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n. building material used as siding or roofing
n. coarse beach gravel of small waterworn stones and pebbles (or a stretch of shore covered with such gravel)
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n. elastic straps that hold trousers up (usually used in the plural)
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n. paper cut to an appropriate size for writing letters; usually with matching envelopes
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a. briefly giving the gist of something
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n. a waste pipe that carries away sewage or surface water
n. someone who sews
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a. made smooth and bright by or as if by rubbing; reflecting a sheen or glow
a. marked by exceptional merit
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a. free from filth and pathogens
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a. free from filth and pathogens
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a. that stimulates
n. a drug that temporarily quickens some vital process
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a. reflecting light
a. having a shiny surface or coating
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n. a member of a senate
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n. the amount of cargo that can be held by a boat or ship or a freight car
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n. a decorative pin that is worn in a necktie
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n. a device (trade name Aqua-Lung) that lets divers breathe under water; scuba is an acronym for self-contained underwater breathing apparatus
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v. make a schedule; plan the time and place for events
n. a temporally organized plan for matters to be attended to
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n. acceptance of despair
n. a verbal act of admitting defeat
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a. made smooth and bright by or as if by rubbing; reflecting a sheen or glow
a. marked by exceptional merit
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n. a measuring instrument for detecting and measuring the intensity and direction and duration of movements of the ground (as an earthquake)
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n. goods carried by a large vehicle
n. the act of sending off something
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n. an accident that destroys a ship at sea
v. cause to experience shipwreck
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v. require as a necessary antecedent or precondition
v. express a supposition
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n. posterior part of the back of a domestic fowl
n. a piece of leather across the instep of a shoe
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v. gain strength
v. give a healthy elasticity to
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n. a set of twenty members
n. grounds
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n. supernatural forces and events and beings collectively
a. not existing in nature or subject to explanation according to natural laws; not physical or material
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n. a carpenter who helps build and launch wooden vessels
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n. a momentary flash of light
n. Scottish writer of satirical novels (born in 1918)
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n. a light touch
v. touch lightly and repeatedly, as with brushing motions
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n. a source of oil; used for forage and soil improvement and as food
n. erect bushy hairy annual herb having trifoliate lea...
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n. (pathology) bodily collapse or near collapse caused by inadequate oxygen delivery to the cells; characterized by reduced cardiac output and rapid heartbeat and circulatory insufficiency and pallor
n. a sudden jarring impact
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n. a state of social isolation
n. a solitary place
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a. sensational in appearance or thrilling in effect
a. characteristic of spectacles or drama
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a. being the only one; single and isolated from others
a. of plants and animals; not growing or living in groups or colonies
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v. make a spot or mark onto
v. mark with a spot or spots so as to allow easy recognition
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n. (pathology) bodily collapse or near collapse caused by inadequate oxygen delivery to the cells; characterized by reduced cardiac output and rapid heartbeat and circulatory insufficiency and pallor
n. a sudden jarring impact
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a. glaringly vivid and graphic; marked by sensationalism
a. giving offense to moral sensibilities and injurious to reputation
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n. power to dominate or defeat
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v. to pass or move unobtrusively or smoothly
n. plaything consisting of a sloping chute down which children can slide
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v. yield to another's wish or opinion
v. accept or undergo, often unwillingly
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n. a route shorter than the usual one
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n. the appearance of a place
n. the painted structures of a stage set that are intended to suggest a particular locale
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v. project onto a screen for viewing
n. partition consisting of a decorative frame or panel that serves to divide a space
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v. represent in bodily form
v. solidify, firm, or strengthen
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ad. to a moderately sufficient extent or degree
ad. to a small degree or extent
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n. the quality of being simple or uncompounded
n. a lack of penetration or subtlety
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n. a small drink of liquor
n. an informal photograph; usually made with a small hand-held camera
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a. relating to or based upon a section (i.e. as if cut through by an intersecting plane)
n. a piece of furniture made up of sections that can be arranged individually or together
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v. draw back, as with fear or pain
v. become smaller or draw together
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n. any stimulating information or event; acts to arouse action
n. the act of arousing an organism to action
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n. United States meat-packer who began the use of refrigerated railroad cars (1839-1903)
n. an English satirist born in Ireland (1667-1745)
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a. covered with or resembling slime
a. morally reprehensible
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ad. believed or reputed to be the case
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n. process or result of becoming less or smaller
n. the act of stealing goods that are on display in a store
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n. a salt or ester derived from silicic acid
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v. establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts
v. admit as valid
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v. settle as sediment
v. deposit as a sediment
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v. wither, as with a loss of moisture
v. decrease in size, range, or extent
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v. spring back; spring away from an impact
v. produce or disclose suddenly or unexpectedly
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v. read metrically
v. conform to a metrical pattern
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n. sends a firework display high into the sky
n. propels bright light high in the sky, or used to propel a lifesaving line or harpoon
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a. of a slope; set at a high angle
v. devote (oneself) fully to
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n. a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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n. a sheath for a sword or dagger or bayonet
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n. a faint constellation in the southern hemisphere near Phoenix and Cetus
n. an artist who creates sculptures
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n. temporary housing for homeless or displaced persons
v. invest (money) so that it is not taxable
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v. move about, move back and forth
v. walk by dragging one's feet
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v. have a disagreement over something
n. a small piece of something that is left over after the rest has been used
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n. a portable rectangular container for carrying clothes
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a. of or relating to the spine or spinal cord
n. anesthesia of the lower half of the body; caused by injury to the spinal cord or by injecting an anesthetic beneath the arachnoid membrane that surrounds the spinal cord
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n. the body of teachers and administrators at a school
n. a strong rod or stick with a specialized utilitarian purpose
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v. close with shutters
n. a hinged blind for a window
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n. a natural process resulting in the evolution of organisms best adapted to the environment
n. something that survives
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n. a protective covering (as for a knife or sword)
n. a dress suitable for formal occasions
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v. separate or isolate (one thing) from another and place in a group apart from others
n. someone who is or has been segregated
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n. public transport that consists of a bus or train or airplane that plies back and forth between two points
n. badminton equipment consisting of a ball of cork or rubber with a crown of feathers
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a. not open or public; kept private or not revealed
a. conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods
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ad. in a serious manner
ad. to a severe or serious degree
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v. go, come, or spread in a rambling or irregular way
n. an aggregation or continuous network of urban communities
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a. lacking self-confidence
a. short
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v. move about, move back and forth
v. walk by dragging one's feet
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n. a feeling of fear of embarrassment
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v. talk over conjecturally, or review in an idle or casual way and with an element of doubt or without sufficient reason to reach a conclusion
v. to believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds
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n. a resident of a suburb
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a. shockingly repellent; inspiring horror
a. affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function
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v. check the growth or development of
n. a creature (especially a whale) that has been prevented from attaining full growth
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n. plant growing in the sea, especially marine algae
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n. a column of wood or steel or concrete that is driven into the ground to provide support for a structure
n. one of two stout poles with foot rests in the middle; used for walking high above the ground
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n. a cocktail made of a liquor (especially whiskey or gin) mixed with lemon or lime juice and sugar
a. having a sharp biting taste
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v. make synchronous and adjust in time or manner
v. operate simultaneously
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n. defectiveness or unsoundness
n. the state that precedes vomiting
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a. devoid of any qualifications or disguise or adornment
ad. completely
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v. to feel or express sympathy or compassion
v. share the feelings of; understand the sentiments of
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v. avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)
n. a step to one side (as in boxing or dancing)
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a. greatest in status or authority or power
a. final or last in your life or progress
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n. extending the legs at right angles to the trunk (one in front and the other in back)
n. an increase in the number of outstanding shares of a corporation without changing the shareholders' equity
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ad. to, toward or at one side
ad. toward one side
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a. not dense
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a. not taking part readily in chemical change
v. shelter in a stable
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n. a waste pipe that carries away sewage or surface water
n. waste matter carried away in sewers or drains
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n. the action of an armed force that surrounds a fortified place and isolates it while continuing to attack
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a. of size and dignity suggestive of a statue
a. refined or imposing in manner or appearance; befitting a royal court
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a. briefly giving the gist of something
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ad. in a spontaneous manner
ad. without advance preparation
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v. to feel or express sympathy or compassion
v. share the feelings of; understand the sentiments of
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a. (used of e.g. personality traits) readily adaptable
a. (used of persons' bodies) capable of moving or bending freely
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n. the message that is intended or expressed or signified
n. the quality of being significant
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n. process or result of becoming less or smaller
n. the act of stealing goods that are on display in a store
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n. apprehension about what is going to happen
n. excited anticipation of an approaching climax
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a. having a slanting form or direction
a. having an oblique or slanted direction
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a. too closely correlated to be attributed to chance and therefore indicating a systematic relation
a. important in effect or meaning
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n. a clear liquid secreted into the mouth by the salivary glands and mucous glands of the mouth; moistens the mouth and starts the digestion of starches
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n. workplace consisting of a room or building where movies or television shows or radio programs are produced and recorded
n. workplace for the teaching or practice of an art
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v. denote or connote
v. make known with a word or signal
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n. the bony skeleton of the head of vertebrates
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a. functioning in a supporting capacity
n. a company that is completely controlled by another company
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n. a white or colorless vitreous insoluble solid (SiO2); various forms occur widely in the earth's crust as quartz or cristobalite or tridymite or lechatelierite
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v. imagine to be the case or true or probable
a. not as expected
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v. shear the wool from
v. cut or cut through with shears
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a. not dense
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n. a salt or ester derived from silicic acid
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ad. to, toward or at one side
ad. toward one side
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n. a small and compactly built upright piano
n. early model harpsichord with only one string per note
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n. an ordered array of the components of an emission or wave
n. a broad range of related objects or values or qualities or ideas or activities
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n. the extended two-dimensional outer boundary of a three-dimensional object
n. a superficial aspect as opposed to the real nature of something
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n. the relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society
n. a state at a particular time
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a. dazed from or as if from repeated blows
a. ludicrous, foolish
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n. material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds
v. follow stealthily or recur constantly and spontaneously to
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n. defectiveness or unsoundness
n. the state that precedes vomiting
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v. become chocked with silt
n. mud or clay or small rocks deposited by a river or lake
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v. pay no attention to, disrespect
n. a deliberate discourteous act (usually as an expression of anger or disapproval)
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n. temporary housing for homeless or displaced persons
v. invest (money) so that it is not taxable
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v. requisition forcibly, as of enemy property
v. keep away from others
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n. someone who makes or repairs articles of silver
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a. notched like a saw with teeth pointing toward the apex
v. make saw-toothed or jag the edge of
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v. treat or classify according to a mental stereotype
n. a conventional or formulaic conception or image
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n. a segment of a citrus fruit
n. a small army unit usually having a special function
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n. the quality of being simple or uncompounded
n. a lack of penetration or subtlety
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v. walk as if unable to control one's movements
n. an unsteady uneven gait
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v. separate or cause to separate abruptly
n. any undertaking that is easy to do
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ad. to a surpassing degree
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a. completely clear and fine
a. not agitated; without losing self-possession
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v. make a pretence of
v. create a representation or model of
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a. (of words) meaning the same or nearly the same
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a. occurring or operating at the same time
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a. defining rights and duties as opposed to giving the rules by which rights and duties are established
n. any word or group of words functioning as a noun
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a. indicating the most important performer or role
a. being or relating to or resembling or emanating from stars
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v. goad with spurs
n. a railway line connected to a trunk line
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a. curved or curving in and out
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v. support or hold steady and make steadfast, with or as if with a brace
v. become stable or more stable
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n. a punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information
v. move or stir about violently
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v. keep tabs on; keep an eye on; keep under surveillance
v. watch and direct
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n. southwestern Asian plant widely cultivated for its succulent edible dark green leaves
n. dark green leaves; eaten cooked or raw in salads
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a. expressing or expressive of ridicule that wounds
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n. the internal supporting structure that gives an artifact its shape
n. a scandal that is kept secret
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v. support oneself
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n. the extended two-dimensional outer boundary of a three-dimensional object
n. a superficial aspect as opposed to the real nature of something
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a. marked by or given to doubt
a. denying or questioning the tenets of especially a religion
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v. color with a liquid dye or tint
v. make dirty or spotty, as by exposure to air; also used metaphorically
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ad. almost not
ad. only a very short time before
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v. walk as if unable to control one's movements
n. an unsteady uneven gait
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n. controlling influence
v. move or walk in a swinging or swaying manner
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n. the disbelief in any claims of ultimate knowledge
n. doubt about the truth of something
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ad. in a superficial manner
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a. subject to or caused by an earthquake or earth vibration
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n. spectacles that are darkened or polarized to protect the eyes from the glare of the sun
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v. fasten by sewing; do needlework
n. a link or loop or knot made by an implement in knitting, crocheting, embroidery, or sewing
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v. make a sketch of
n. a humorous or satirical drawing published in a newspaper or magazine
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a. relating to or consisting of sculpture
a. resembling sculpture
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v. work hastily or carelessly; deal with inadequately and superficially
v. limit in quality or quantity
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v. continue to live through hardship or adversity
v. support oneself
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v. direct (oneself) somewhere
v. be a guiding or motivating force or drive
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n. an accident that destroys a ship at sea
v. cause to experience shipwreck
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v. check the growth or development of
n. a creature (especially a whale) that has been prevented from attaining full growth
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v. jump lightly
n. a gait in which steps and hops alternate
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v. make senseless or dizzy by or as if by a blow
v. overcome as with astonishment or disbelief
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n. sharing the feelings of others (especially feelings of sorrow or anguish)
n. a relation of affinity or harmony between people; whatever affects one correspondingly affects the other
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n. a way of access (upward and downward) consisting of a set of steps
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n. the bony skeleton of the head of vertebrates
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v. act in a sentimental way or indulge in sentimental thoughts or expression
v. make (someone or something) sentimental or imbue with sentimental qualities
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n. sends a firework display high into the sky
n. propels bright light high in the sky, or used to propel a lifesaving line or harpoon
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v. institute legal proceedings against; file a suit against
n. French writer whose novels described the sordid side of city life (1804-1857)
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n. the main (mid) section of a long bone
v. equip with a shaft
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n. a subdivision of a larger religious group
n. a dissenting clique
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a. free of or using methods to keep free of pathological microorganisms
a. deficient in originality or creativity; lacking powers of invention
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n. a very tall building with many stories
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a. subject to or caused by an earthquake or earth vibration
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v. to pass or move unobtrusively or smoothly
n. plaything consisting of a sloping chute down which children can slide
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n. block consisting of a thick piece of something
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a. produced by the action of water
a. resembling or containing or formed by the accumulation of sediment
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n. management by overseeing the performance or operation of a person or group
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n. any stimulating information or event; acts to arouse action
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a. (used of e.g. personality traits) readily adaptable
a. (used of persons' bodies) capable of moving or bending freely
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n. property that your creditor can claim in case you default on your obligation
n. the state of being free from danger or injury
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v. charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone
n. words falsely spoken that damage the reputation of another
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v. come up (as of feelings and thoughts, or other ephemeral things)
n. a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance
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n. a punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information
v. move or stir about violently
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a. relating to or based upon a section (i.e. as if cut through by an intersecting plane)
n. a piece of furniture made up of sections that can be arranged individually or together
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a. free from filth and pathogens
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n. moderate weather; suitable for outdoor activities
n. the rays of the sun
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a. readily perceived by the senses
a. able to feel or perceive
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a. blindly imitative
a. abjectly submissive; characteristic of a slave or servant
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a. not capable of being moved
a. standing still
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v. alter and make impure, as with the intention to deceive
v. practice sophistry; change the meaning of or be vague about in order to mislead or deceive
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n. a disinclination to work or exert yourself
n. any of several slow-moving arboreal mammals of South America and Central America; they hang from branches back downward and feed on leaves and fruits
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a. small in quantity
a. very narrow
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n. a kind of arboreal rodent having a long bushy tail
n. the fur of a squirrel
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n. a herder of sheep (on an open range); someone who keeps the sheep together in a flock
v. watch over like a shepherd, as a teacher of her pupils
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a. free of or using methods to keep free of pathological microorganisms
a. deficient in originality or creativity; lacking powers of invention
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v. hit a ball and put a spin on it so that it travels in a different direction
v. cut into slices
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v. bring into random order
n. an unceremonious and disorganized struggle
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v. project onto a screen for viewing
n. partition consisting of a decorative frame or panel that serves to divide a space
slide  Speak
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ad. in a strong substantial way
ad. to a great extent or degree
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ad. believed or reputed to be the case
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v. to pass or move unobtrusively or smoothly
n. plaything consisting of a sloping chute down which children can slide
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a. (of fluids) not moving or flowing
a. (of persons) on the feet; having the torso in an erect position supported by straight legs
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v. read metrically
v. conform to a metrical pattern
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a. deficient in quantity or number compared with the demand
ad. only a very short time before
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v. pay no attention to, disrespect
n. a deliberate discourteous act (usually as an expression of anger or disapproval)
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a. (of political bodies) not controlled by outside forces
a. greatest in status or authority or power
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v. defeat someone through trickery or deceit
v. turn like a screw
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a. strikingly beautiful or attractive
a. commanding attention
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ad. to a small degree or extent
ad. in a slim or slender manner
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v. represent in bodily form
v. solidify, firm, or strengthen
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n. any thick, viscous matter
v. cover or stain with slime
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n. (pathology) bodily collapse or near collapse caused by inadequate oxygen delivery to the cells; characterized by reduced cardiac output and rapid heartbeat and circulatory insufficiency and pallor
n. a sudden jarring impact
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a. having a short and solid form or stature
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n. the bony skeleton of the head of vertebrates
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a. characterized by a firm and humorless belief in the validity of your opinions
a. dignified and somber in manner or character and committed to keeping promises
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a. covered with or resembling slime
a. morally reprehensible
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v. rip off; ask an unreasonable price
v. charge an extra fee, as for a special service
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n. the extended two-dimensional outer boundary of a three-dimensional object
n. a superficial aspect as opposed to the real nature of something
slip  Speak
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n. workplace consisting of a room or building where movies or television shows or radio programs are produced and recorded
n. workplace for the teaching or practice of an art
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v. break into many pieces
v. damage or destroy
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n. a young and slender person
v. move out of position
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n. formerly a golfing wood with an elevated face
v. snuggle and lie in a position where one person faces the back of the others
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n. a device (trade name Aqua-Lung) that lets divers breathe under water; scuba is an acronym for self-contained underwater breathing apparatus
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v. get by special effort
v. make certain of
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n. a person who slips or slides because of loss of traction
n. low footwear that can be slipped on and off easily; usually worn indoors
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v. direct (oneself) somewhere
v. be a guiding or motivating force or drive
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n. primitive multicellular marine animal whose porous body is supported by a fibrous skeletal framework; usually occurs in sessile colonies
n. a follower who hangs around a host (without benefit to the host) in hope of gain or advantage
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a. not to be trusted
a. causing or tending to cause things to slip or slide
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n. the bottom of a sea or ocean
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a. containing salt
n. an isotonic solution of sodium chloride and distilled water
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n. a sailing vessel with a single mast set about one third of the boat's length aft of the bow
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n. the geographical area in which one nation is very influential
n. any spherically shaped artifact
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a. notched like a saw with teeth pointing toward the apex
v. make saw-toothed or jag the edge of
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n. a unit of spoken language larger than a phoneme
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n. the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the horizontal
n. an elevated geological formation
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n. a sailing vessel with a single mast set about one third of the boat's length aft of the bow
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n. the excessive expression of tender feelings, nostalgia, or sadness in any form
n. a predilection for sentimentality
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n. management by overseeing the performance or operation of a person or group
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n. elastic straps that hold trousers up (usually used in the plural)
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a. having a slanting form or direction
a. having an oblique or slanted direction
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a. rich and superior in quality
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n. (physiology) responsiveness to external stimuli; the faculty of sensation
n. refined sensitivity to pleasurable or painful impressions
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n. a disinclination to work or exert yourself
n. any of several slow-moving arboreal mammals of South America and Central America; they hang from branches back downward and feed on leaves and fruits
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n. a light touch
v. touch lightly and repeatedly, as with brushing motions
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a. of an industry or technology; new and developing
n. atmospheric phenomena accompanying the daily appearance of the sun
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a. excessively or hypocritically pious
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n. spectacles that are darkened or polarized to protect the eyes from the glare of the sun
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a. disinclined to work or exertion
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v. make a subtraction
v. take off or away
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a. having a strong physiological or chemical effect
a. incapable of or resistant to bending
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a. (of business) not active or brisk
a. moving slowly
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v. have a disagreement over something
n. a small piece of something that is left over after the rest has been used
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n. a sharp rigid animal process or appendage; as a porcupine quill or a ridge on a bone or a ray of a fish fin
n. a small sharp-pointed tip resembling a spike on a stem or leaf
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n. an accident that destroys a ship at sea
v. cause to experience shipwreck
slum  Speak
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v. walk as if unable to control one's movements
n. an unsteady uneven gait
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a. not capable of being moved
a. standing still
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v. generate and separate from cells or bodily fluids
v. place out of sight; keep secret
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v. spend time at a lower socio-economic level than one's own, motivated by curiosity or desire for adventure; usage considered condescending and insensitive
n. a district of a city marked by poverty and inferior living conditions
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n. a representation of the effect of shadows in a picture or drawing (as by shading or darker pigment)
n. protective covering that protects something from direct sunlight
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a. of a nerve fiber or impulse originating outside and passing toward the central nervous system
a. relating to or concerned in sensation
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v. come up (as of feelings and thoughts, or other ephemeral things)
n. a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance
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n. a dormant or quiescent state
n. a natural and periodic state of rest during which consciousness of the world is suspended
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n. a small drink of liquor
n. an informal photograph; usually made with a small hand-held camera
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a. showing mental alertness and calculation and resourcefulness
a. improperly forward or bold
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n. southwestern Asian plant widely cultivated for its succulent edible dark green leaves
n. dark green leaves; eaten cooked or raw in salads
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n. a sharp rigid animal process or appendage; as a porcupine quill or a ridge on a bone or a ray of a fish fin
n. a small sharp-pointed tip resembling a spike on a stem or leaf
smog  Speak
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n. air pollution by a mixture of smoke and fog
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n. an ordered array of the components of an emission or wave
n. a broad range of related objects or values or qualities or ideas or activities
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n. a large orchestra; can perform symphonies
n. a long and complex sonata for symphony orchestra
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n. a poetic term for a shore (as the area periodically covered and uncovered by the tides)
v. bring to the ground
smoothly  Speak
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n. (usually plural) a fragment scraped off of something and collected
n. a harsh noise made by scraping
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a. (often followed by `to') devoted exclusively to a single use or purpose or person
a. worthy of religious veneration
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ad. in a smooth and diplomatic manner
ad. with no problems or difficulties
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n. making something sanitary (free of germs) as by sterilizing
n. the state of being clean and conducive to health
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v. require as a necessary antecedent or precondition
v. express a supposition
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n. a rate (usually rapid) at which something happens
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n. a stifling cloud of smoke
v. deprive of the oxygen necessary for combustion
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a. being the most concentrated solution possible at a given temperature; unable to dissolve still more of a substance
a. used especially of organic compounds; having all available valence bonds filled
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n. a town in northwest Wisconsin on Lake Superior across from Duluth
a. of or characteristic of high rank or importance
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v. import or export without paying customs duties
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n. temporary housing for homeless or displaced persons
v. invest (money) so that it is not taxable
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a. not open or public; kept private or not revealed
a. conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods
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n. (usually plural) a fragment scraped off of something and collected
n. a harsh noise made by scraping
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v. separate or cause to separate abruptly
n. any undertaking that is easy to do
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a. used of locations; having beautiful natural scenery
a. of or relating to the stage or stage scenery
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n. the message that is intended or expressed or signified
n. the quality of being significant
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n. the act of forcing yourself (or being forced) into or through a restricted space
n. a tight or amorous embrace
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v. soil or stain with a splashed liquid
n. the act of scattering water about haphazardly
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n. a small piece of anything (especially a piece that has been snipped off)
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a. small in quantity
a. very narrow
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n. a mass of snow heaped up by the wind
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n. a mental position from which things are viewed
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v. take the place or move into the position of
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n. a stifling cloud of smoke
v. deprive of the oxygen necessary for combustion
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n. (physics) the property of being isotropic; having the same value when measured in different directions
n. (mathematics) an attribute of a shape or relation; exact reflection of form on opposite sides of a dividing line or plane
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a. represented as leaping (rampant but leaning forward)
a. having a quality that thrusts itself into attention
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ad. in a striking manner
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n. white Arctic bunting
n. a crystal of snow
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v. make (images or sounds) sharp or sharper
v. make sharp or sharper
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n. a sculpture representing a human or animal
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n. a device (trade name Aqua-Lung) that lets divers breathe under water; scuba is an acronym for self-contained underwater breathing apparatus
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a. offering safety; well protected or concealed
a. enjoying or affording comforting warmth and shelter especially in a small space
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v. secure the assistance of by granting a subsidy, as of nations or military forces
v. support through subsidies
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a. offering safety; well protected or concealed
a. enjoying or affording comforting warmth and shelter especially in a small space
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a. friendly and pleasant
a. inclined to or conducive to companionship with others
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a. having a slanting form or direction
a. having an oblique or slanted direction
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n. the internal supporting structure that gives an artifact its shape
n. a scandal that is kept secret
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ad. in a sporadic manner
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a. having scruples; arising from a sense of right and wrong; principled
a. characterized by extreme care and great effort
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n. wood that is easy to saw (from conifers such as pine or fir)
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n. an underwater mountain rising above the ocean floor
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a. indicating the most important performer or role
a. being or relating to or resembling or emanating from stars
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a. relating to or derived from the sun or utilizing the energies of the sun
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n. the act of looking or seeing or observing
v. plot a map of (land)
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a. strikingly beautiful or attractive
a. commanding attention
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ad. believed or reputed to be the case
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v. denote or connote
v. make known with a word or signal
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n. an alloy (usually of lead and tin) used when melted to join two metal surfaces
v. join or fuse with solder
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n. an enlisted man or woman who serves in an army
n. a wingless sterile ant or termite having a large head and powerful jaws adapted for defending the colony
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n. a portable rectangular container for carrying clothes
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n. the period of time a prisoner is imprisoned
n. (criminal law) a final judgment of guilty in a criminal case and the punishment that is imposed
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v. defeat someone through trickery or deceit
v. turn like a screw
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n. goods carried by a large vehicle
n. the act of sending off something
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n. a residential district located on the outskirts of a city
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n. lean flesh of any of several flatfish
v. put a new sole on
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n. moderate weather; suitable for outdoor activities
n. the rays of the sun
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n. two words that can be interchanged in a context are said to be synonymous relative to that context
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ad. without any others being included or involved
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n. significant progress (especially in the phrase
v. cover or traverse by taking long steps
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n. a game played in an enclosed court by two or four players who strike the ball with long-handled rackets
n. any of numerous annual trailing plants of the genus Cucurbita grown for their fleshy edible fruits
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a. characterized by a firm and humorless belief in the validity of your opinions
a. dignified and somber in manner or character and committed to keeping promises
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v. insulate against noise
a. impervious to, or not penetrable by, sound
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n. a sheltered port where ships can take on or discharge cargo
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n. any plant of the genus Helianthus having large flower heads with dark disk florets and showy yellow rays
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v. make amorous advances towards
v. make a solicitation or petition for something desired
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n. the hard largely calcareous covering of a mollusc or a brachiopod
n. a very light narrow racing boat
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v. examine in order to test suitability
v. arrange or order by classes or categories
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n. controlling influence
v. move or walk in a swinging or swaying manner
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ad. to the maximum degree
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n. a petitioner who solicits contributions or trade or votes
n. a British lawyer who gives legal advice and prepares legal documents
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v. call forth
n. the mass of eggs deposited by fish or amphibians or molluscs
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v. change phonetically as part of a systematic historical change
n. the key on the typewriter keyboard that shifts from lower-case letters to upper-case letters
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a. constituting or involving subtraction
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a. readily perceived by the senses
a. able to feel or perceive
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n. significant progress (especially in the phrase
v. cover or traverse by taking long steps
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n. a union of interests or purposes or sympathies among members of a group
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v. become solid
v. make solid or more solid; cause to solidify
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v. separate or cause to separate abruptly
n. any undertaking that is easy to do
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v. change phonetically as part of a systematic historical change
n. the key on the typewriter keyboard that shifts from lower-case letters to upper-case letters
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a. not dense
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n. a grant paid by a government to an enterprise that benefits the public
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a. being the only one; single and isolated from others
a. of plants and animals; not growing or living in groups or colonies
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a. marked by firm determination or resolution; not shakable
ad. in a steady manner
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n. meat of edible aquatic invertebrate with a shell (especially a mollusk or crustacean)
n. invertebrate having a soft unsegmented body usually enclosed in a shell
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a. resembling or containing or abounding in sand; or growing in sandy areas
a. of hair color; pale yellowish to yellowish brown
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v. draw back, as with fear or pain
v. become smaller or draw together
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n. a set of twenty members
n. grounds
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n. a state of social isolation
n. a solitary place
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a. of or relating to taxonomy
a. characterized by order and planning
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n. a carpenter who helps build and launch wooden vessels
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n. public transport that consists of a bus or train or airplane that plies back and forth between two points
n. badminton equipment consisting of a ball of cork or rubber with a crown of feathers
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v. fly alone, without a co-pilot or passengers
a. composed or performed by a single voice or instrument
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ad. in a smooth and diplomatic manner
ad. with no problems or difficulties
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n. the act of looking or seeing or observing
v. plot a map of (land)
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a. (of soil) unstable
a. changing position or direction
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n. a musician who performs a solo
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a. susceptible of solution or of being solved or explained
a. (of a substance) capable of being dissolved in some solvent (usually water)
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v. create by shaping stone or wood or any other hard material
v. shape (a material like stone or wood) by whittling away at it
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v. cast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers
a. shed at an early stage of development
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n. sends a firework display high into the sky
n. propels bright light high in the sky, or used to propel a lifesaving line or harpoon
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n. the extended two-dimensional outer boundary of a three-dimensional object
n. a superficial aspect as opposed to the real nature of something
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n. a method for solving a problem
n. the successful action of solving a problem
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a. completely lacking in playfulness
a. concerned with work or important matters rather than play or trivialities
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a. having a short and solid form or stature
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ad. to a moderately sufficient extent or degree
ad. to a small degree or extent
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n. reasoning from the general to the particular (or from cause to effect)
n. the process of producing a chemical compound (usually by the union of simpler chemical compounds)
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v. struggle for breath; have insufficient oxygen intake
v. deprive of oxygen and prevent from breathing
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ad. to the maximum degree
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n. minimal (or marginal) resources for subsisting
n. the state of existing in reality; having substance
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n. a method for solving a problem
n. the successful action of solving a problem
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v. give moral or emotional strength to
v. cause to feel better
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n. being expert or having knowledge of some technical subject
n. the quality or character of being intellectually sophisticated and worldly through cultivation or experience or disillusionment
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v. alter and make impure, as with the intention to deceive
v. practice sophistry; change the meaning of or be vague about in order to mislead or deceive
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a. not to be trusted
a. causing or tending to cause things to slip or slide
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a. of or relating to spheres or resembling a sphere
a. having the shape of a sphere or ball
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n. a device (trade name Aqua-Lung) that lets divers breathe under water; scuba is an acronym for self-contained underwater breathing apparatus
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n. a situation treated as an observable object
n. the context and environment in which something is set
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n. being expert or having knowledge of some technical subject
n. the quality or character of being intellectually sophisticated and worldly through cultivation or experience or disillusionment
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v. become solid
v. make solid or more solid; cause to solidify
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n. a woman's pump with medium heel; usually in contrasting colors for toe and heel
n. a close observer; someone who looks at something (such as an exhibition of some kind)
sort  Speak
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a. having a short and solid form or stature
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v. examine in order to test suitability
v. arrange or order by classes or categories
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v. separate or isolate (one thing) from another and place in a group apart from others
n. someone who is or has been segregated
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n. posterior part of the back of a domestic fowl
n. a piece of leather across the instep of a shoe
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v. settle as sediment
v. deposit as a sediment
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a. of an industry or technology; new and developing
n. atmospheric phenomena accompanying the daily appearance of the sun
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v. insulate against noise
a. impervious to, or not penetrable by, sound
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v. direct (oneself) somewhere
v. be a guiding or motivating force or drive
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n. a sudden attack of fear
n. sudden mass fear and anxiety over anticipated events
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n. a cocktail made of a liquor (especially whiskey or gin) mixed with lemon or lime juice and sugar
a. having a sharp biting taste
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n. a sheath for a sword or dagger or bayonet
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n. a student who holds a scholarship
n. someone (especially a child) who learns (as from a teacher) or takes up knowledge or beliefs
souvenir  Speak
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n. a reminder of past events
n. something of sentimental value
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n. a sudden forceful flow
n. a sudden or abrupt strong increase
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a. used of organisms (especially of different species) living together but not necessarily in a relation beneficial to each
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n. the amount that has spoiled
n. the process of becoming spoiled
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a. requiring sitting or little activity
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n. a Boy Scout or Girl Scout
n. someone who can find paths through unexplored territory
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a. (of political bodies) not controlled by outside forces
a. greatest in status or authority or power
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a. covered with or resembling slime
a. morally reprehensible
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n. primitive multicellular marine animal whose porous body is supported by a fibrous skeletal framework; usually occurs in sessile colonies
n. a follower who hangs around a host (without benefit to the host) in hope of gain or advantage
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ad. to a surpassing degree
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n. royal authority; the dominion of a monarch
n. government free from external control
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n. an act passed by a legislative body
a. enacted by a legislative body
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n. an adult female hog
v. place (seeds) in or on the ground for future growth
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a. able to make fine distinctions
a. difficult to detect or grasp by the mind or analyze
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n. a reminder of past events
n. something of sentimental value
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n. a general feeling of excitement and heightened interest
n. someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
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a. (used of e.g. personality traits) readily adaptable
a. (used of persons' bodies) capable of moving or bending freely
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n. a kind or category
n. V-shaped sleeve badge indicating military rank and service
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a. (of soil) soft and watery
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n. a source of oil; used for forage and soil improvement and as food
n. erect bushy hairy annual herb having trifoliate lea...
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n. a source of oil; used for forage and soil improvement and as food
n. erect bushy hairy annual herb having trifoliate lea...
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ad. in a strong substantial way
ad. to a great extent or degree
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n. a momentary flash of light
n. Scottish writer of satirical novels (born in 1918)
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n. a man's courting of a woman; seeking the affections of a woman (usually with the hope of marriage)
n. a petition or appeal made to a person of superior status or rank
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n. a craft capable of traveling in outer space; technically, a satellite around the sun
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a. providing for termination
n. atmospheric phenomena accompanying the daily disappearance of the sun
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n. management by overseeing the performance or operation of a person or group
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a. marked by firm determination or resolution; not shakable
ad. in a steady manner
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n. a spacecraft designed to carry a crew into interstellar space (especially in science fiction)
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n. wood that is easy to saw (from conifers such as pine or fir)
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v. treat or classify according to a mental stereotype
n. a conventional or formulaic conception or image
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a. marked by firm determination or resolution; not shakable
ad. in a steady manner
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a. (of buildings and rooms) having ample space
a. very large in expanse or scope
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n. a petitioner who solicits contributions or trade or votes
n. a British lawyer who gives legal advice and prepares legal documents
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n. a gymnastic exercise performed on the pommel horse when the gymnast moves his legs as the blades of scissors move
n. a wrestling hold in which you wrap your legs around the opponents body or head and put your feet together and squeeze
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n. a spacecraft designed to carry a crew into interstellar space (especially in science fiction)
span  Speak
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n. the main (mid) section of a long bone
v. equip with a shaft
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n. a quantity added (e.g. to make up for a deficiency)
n. the act of supplementing
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a. devoid of any qualifications or disguise or adornment
ad. completely
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n. the distance or interval between two points
v. to cover or extend over an area or time period
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n. public transport that consists of a bus or train or airplane that plies back and forth between two points
n. badminton equipment consisting of a ball of cork or rubber with a crown of feathers
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n. a bit of tissue or blood or urine that is taken for diagnostic purposes
n. an example regarded as typical of its class
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v. glitter as if covered with spangles
v. decorate with spangles
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v. take a sample of
n. all or part of a natural object that is collected and preserved as an example of its class
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n. the act of slapping on the buttocks
a. quick and energetic
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v. glitter as if covered with spangles
v. decorate with spangles
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ad. in a striking manner
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a. not dense
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v. close with shutters
n. a hinged blind for a window
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n. the act of looking or seeing or observing
v. plot a map of (land)
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n. the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the horizontal
n. an elevated geological formation
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v. save or relieve from an experience or action
n. an extra car wheel and tire for a four-wheel vehicle
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n. creating figures or designs in three dimensions
v. create by shaping stone or wood or any other hard material
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n. a momentary flash of light
n. Scottish writer of satirical novels (born in 1918)
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a. (of buildings and rooms) having ample space
a. very large in expanse or scope
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n. a game played in an enclosed court by two or four players who strike the ball with long-handled rackets
n. any of numerous annual trailing plants of the genus Cucurbita grown for their fleshy edible fruits
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v. suit to a special purpose
v. become more focus on an area of activity or field of study
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n. profound scholarly knowledge
n. financial aid provided to a student on the basis of academic merit
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n. a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence
v. imagine to be the case or true or probable
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n. any of several small dull-colored singing birds feeding on seeds or insects
n. small brownish European songbird
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a. not dense
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v. make a spot or mark onto
v. mark with a spot or spots so as to allow easy recognition
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n. something with a round shape resembling a flat circular plate
n. directional antenna consisting of a parabolic reflector for microwave or radio frequency radiation
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n. the rays of the sun
sparsely  Speak
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ad. in a sparse manner
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n. a cocktail made with vodka and orange juice
n. a hand tool for driving screws; has a tip that fits into the head of a screw
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n. a faint constellation in the southern hemisphere near Phoenix and Cetus
n. an artist who creates sculptures
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n. (usually plural) a fragment scraped off of something and collected
n. a harsh noise made by scraping
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a. relating to or consisting of sculpture
a. resembling sculpture
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v. call forth
n. the mass of eggs deposited by fish or amphibians or molluscs
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n. a structure consisting of something wound in a continuous series of loops
n. a curve that lies on the surface of a cylinder or cone and cuts the element at a constant angle
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n. the relation between two different species of organisms that are interdependent; each gains benefits from the other
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v. hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of
v. treat with excessive indulgence
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v. suit to a special purpose
v. become more focus on an area of activity or field of study
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n. a very tall building with many stories
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n. a structure consisting of something wound in a continuous series of loops
n. a curve that lies on the surface of a cylinder or cone and cuts the element at a constant angle
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v. suit to a special purpose
v. become more focus on an area of activity or field of study
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n. a town in northwest Wisconsin on Lake Superior across from Duluth
a. of or characteristic of high rank or importance
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a. disinclined to work or exertion
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n. (biology) taxonomic group whose members can interbreed
n. a specific kind of something
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a. functioning in a supporting capacity
a. added to complete or make up a deficiency
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a. defining rights and duties as opposed to giving the rules by which rights and duties are established
n. any word or group of words functioning as a noun
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a. stated explicitly or in detail
n. a fact about some part (as opposed to general)
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n. (music) an electronic instrument (usually played with a keyboard) that generates and modifies sounds electronically and can imitate a variety of other musical instruments
n. an intellectual who synthesizes or uses synthetic methods
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n. naming explicitly
n. a restriction that is insisted upon as a condition for an agreement
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a. deficient in quantity or number compared with the demand
ad. only a very short time before
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n. the living body considered as made up of interdependent components forming a unified whole
n. a procedure or process for obtaining an objective
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a. requiring sitting or little activity
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a. occurring or operating at the same time
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v. yield to another's wish or opinion
v. accept or undergo, often unwillingly
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v. decide upon or fix definitely
v. select something or someone for a specific purpose
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n. creating figures or designs in three dimensions
v. create by shaping stone or wood or any other hard material
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n. a member of a senate
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v. decide upon or fix definitely
v. select something or someone for a specific purpose
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v. make an oral contract or agreement in the verbal form of question and answer that is necessary to give it legal force
v. specify as a condition or requirement in a contract or agreement; make an express demand or provision in an agreement
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v. produce buds, branches, or germinate
n. any new growth of a plant such as a new branch or a bud
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v. attempt by employing effort
v. to exert much effort or energy
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v. defeat someone through trickery or deceit
v. turn like a screw
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n. a bit of tissue or blood or urine that is taken for diagnostic purposes
n. an example regarded as typical of its class
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n. the purpose of achieving or obtaining
n. Japanese alcoholic beverage made from fermented rice; usually served hot
speck  Speak
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n. a slight but appreciable amount
n. (nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anything
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n. a physician who specializes in surgery
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n. a slight depression in the smoothness of a surface
n. a stratum of ore or coal thick enough to be mined with profit
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n. the act of forcing yourself (or being forced) into or through a restricted space
n. a tight or amorous embrace
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a. not taking part readily in chemical change
v. shelter in a stable
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ad. to the maximum degree
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v. utter obscenities or profanities
v. have confidence or faith in
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n. something or someone seen (especially a notable or unusual sight)
n. an elaborate and remarkable display on a lavish scale
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a. sensational in appearance or thrilling in effect
a. characteristic of spectacles or drama
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v. distinguish oneself
v. be greater in scope or size than some standard
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a. of or relating to the sympathetic nervous system
a. showing or motivated by sympathy and understanding and generosity
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a. (of words) meaning the same or nearly the same
spectacularly  Speak
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ad. in a spectacular manner
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a. being the only one; single and isolated from others
a. of plants and animals; not growing or living in groups or colonies
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v. make inoperative or stop
v. render temporarily ineffective
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v. make a sketch of
n. a humorous or satirical drawing published in a newspaper or magazine
spectator  Speak
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n. a woman's pump with medium heel; usually in contrasting colors for toe and heel
n. a close observer; someone who looks at something (such as an exhibition of some kind)
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a. small in quantity
a. very narrow
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a. exhibiting equivalence or correspondence among constituents of an entity or between different entities
a. having similarity in size, shape, and relative position of corresponding parts
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v. get by special effort
v. make certain of
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n. an adult female hog
v. place (seeds) in or on the ground for future growth
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a. completely neat and clean
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a. being or operating under the surface of the earth
a. lying beyond what is openly revealed or avowed (especially being kept in the background or deliberately concealed)
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n. an ordered array of the components of an emission or wave
n. a broad range of related objects or values or qualities or ideas or activities
speculate  Speak
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n. a matching set of furniture
n. a musical composition of several movements only loosely connected
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a. briefly giving the gist of something
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n. a small and compactly built upright piano
n. early model harpsichord with only one string per note
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v. talk over conjecturally, or review in an idle or casual way and with an element of doubt or without sufficient reason to reach a conclusion
v. to believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds
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a. accomplished rapidly and without delay
a. characterized by speed; moving with or capable of moving with high speed
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v. struggle for breath; have insufficient oxygen intake
v. deprive of oxygen and prevent from breathing
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n. a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence
v. imagine to be the case or true or probable
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ad. in a sparse manner
sphere  Speak
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v. sink below the surface; go under or as if under water
v. put under water
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n. the geographical area in which one nation is very influential
n. any spherically shaped artifact
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n. a waste pipe that carries away sewage or surface water
n. someone who sews
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n. power to dominate or defeat
spherical  Speak
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n. a complex carbohydrate found chiefly in seeds, fruits, tubers, roots and stem pith of plants, notably in corn, potatoes, whea...
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a. of or relating to spheres or resembling a sphere
a. having the shape of a sphere or ball
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n. goods carried by a large vehicle
n. the act of sending off something
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v. get on top of; deal with successfully
v. to put down by force or authority
spill  Speak
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n. meat of edible aquatic invertebrate with a shell (especially a mollusk or crustacean)
n. invertebrate having a soft unsegmented body usually enclosed in a shell
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v. pour out in drops or small quantities or as if in drops or small quantities
n. a sudden drop from an upright position
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n. a momentary flash of light
n. Scottish writer of satirical novels (born in 1918)
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a. being or operating under the surface of the earth
a. lying beyond what is openly revealed or avowed (especially being kept in the background or deliberately concealed)
spinach  Speak
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ad. in a secure manner; in a manner free from danger
ad. in a manner free from fear or risk
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a. dependable
n. a strong very dark heavy-bodied ale made from pale malt and roasted unmalted barley and (often) caramel malt with hops
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n. southwestern Asian plant widely cultivated for its succulent edible dark green leaves
n. dark green leaves; eaten cooked or raw in salads
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v. produce buds, branches, or germinate
n. any new growth of a plant such as a new branch or a bud
spinal  Speak
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a. readily perceived by the senses
a. able to feel or perceive
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a. of or relating to taxonomy
a. characterized by order and planning
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a. of or relating to the spine or spinal cord
n. anesthesia of the lower half of the body; caused by injury to the spinal cord or by injecting an anesthetic beneath the arachnoid membrane that surrounds the spinal cord
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a. unsparing and uncompromising in discipline or judgment
a. severely simple
spine  Speak
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n. a sharp rigid animal process or appendage; as a porcupine quill or a ridge on a bone or a ray of a fish fin
n. a small sharp-pointed tip resembling a spike on a stem or leaf
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v. give moral or emotional strength to
v. cause to feel better
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a. severely simple
n. the rear part of a ship
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a. rich and superior in quality
spinet  Speak
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n. a small and compactly built upright piano
n. early model harpsichord with only one string per note
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n. (pathology) bodily collapse or near collapse caused by inadequate oxygen delivery to the cells; characterized by reduced cardiac output and rapid heartbeat and circulatory insufficiency and pallor
n. a sudden jarring impact
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v. put out of one's consciousness
v. reduce the incidence or severity of or stop
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n. a white or colorless vitreous insoluble solid (SiO2); various forms occur widely in the earth's crust as quartz or cristobalite or tridymite or lechatelierite
spinning  Speak
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a. of a color at the end of the color spectrum (next to orange); resembling the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies
n. a variable color that is vivid red but sometimes with an orange tinge
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v. give moral or emotional strength to
v. cause to feel better
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n. an accident that destroys a ship at sea
v. cause to experience shipwreck
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n. creating thread
spiny  Speak
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n. any stimulating information or event; acts to arouse action
n. the act of arousing an organism to action
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n. any of several small dull-colored singing birds feeding on seeds or insects
n. small brownish European songbird
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n. being expert or having knowledge of some technical subject
n. the quality or character of being intellectually sophisticated and worldly through cultivation or experience or disillusionment
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a. having or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc.
a. having spines
spiral  Speak
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a. briefly giving the gist of something
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n. a structure consisting of something wound in a continuous series of loops
n. a curve that lies on the surface of a cylinder or cone and cuts the element at a constant angle
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a. free from ambiguity
a. without concealment or deception; honest
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n. temporary housing for homeless or displaced persons
v. invest (money) so that it is not taxable
spiritual  Speak
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v. separate or isolate (one thing) from another and place in a group apart from others
n. someone who is or has been segregated
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a. exposing human folly to ridicule
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a. concerned with sacred matters or religion or the church
a. concerned with or affecting the spirit or soul
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n. any animal that feeds on refuse and other decaying organic matter
n. a chemical agent that is added to a chemical mixture to counteract the effects of impurities
splash  Speak
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v. soil or stain with a splashed liquid
n. the act of scattering water about haphazardly
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v. yield to another's wish or opinion
v. accept or undergo, often unwillingly
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n. a sudden forceful flow
n. a sudden or abrupt strong increase
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a. somewhat arid
splendor  Speak
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v. pour out in drops or small quantities or as if in drops or small quantities
n. a sudden drop from an upright position
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n. (physics) the property of being isotropic; having the same value when measured in different directions
n. (mathematics) an attribute of a shape or relation; exact reflection of form on opposite sides of a dividing line or plane
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a. friendly and pleasant
a. inclined to or conducive to companionship with others
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n. a quality that outshines the usual
n. the quality of being magnificent or splendid or grand
split  Speak
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n. a particular aspect of life or activity
n. measuring instrument consisting of two graduated arms hinged at one end
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n. extending the legs at right angles to the trunk (one in front and the other in back)
n. an increase in the number of outstanding shares of a corporation without changing the shareholders' equity
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v. go, come, or spread in a rambling or irregular way
n. an aggregation or continuous network of urban communities
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a. of or relating to the sympathetic nervous system
a. showing or motivated by sympathy and understanding and generosity
spoil  Speak
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v. hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of
v. treat with excessive indulgence
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n. naming explicitly
n. a restriction that is insisted upon as a condition for an agreement
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n. United States meat-packer who began the use of refrigerated railroad cars (1839-1903)
n. an English satirist born in Ireland (1667-1745)
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n. a punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information
v. move or stir about violently
spoilage  Speak
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a. providing for termination
n. atmospheric phenomena accompanying the daily disappearance of the sun
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a. subject to or caused by an earthquake or earth vibration
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v. require as a necessary antecedent or precondition
v. express a supposition
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n. the amount that has spoiled
n. the process of becoming spoiled
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n. a set of twenty members
n. grounds
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ad. in a sporadic manner
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n. the tube of a tobacco pipe
n. front part of a vessel or aircraft
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n. primitive multicellular marine animal whose porous body is supported by a fibrous skeletal framework; usually occurs in sessile colonies
n. a follower who hangs around a host (without benefit to the host) in hope of gain or advantage
spontaneity  Speak
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v. color with a liquid dye or tint
v. make dirty or spotty, as by exposure to air; also used metaphorically
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n. a situation fraught with difficulties and imponderables
n. low land that is seasonally flooded; has more woody plants than a marsh and better drainage than a bog
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n. the quality of being spontaneous and coming from natural feelings without constraint
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n. the quality of being bright and sending out rays of light
v. emit light; be bright, as of the sun or a light
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a. maintained at length without interruption or weakening
a. (of an electric arc) continuous
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a. deficient in quantity or number compared with the demand
ad. only a very short time before
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a. said or done without having been planned or written in advance
a. happening or arising without apparent external cause
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a. marked by or given to doubt
a. denying or questioning the tenets of especially a religion
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n. southwestern Asian plant widely cultivated for its succulent edible dark green leaves
n. dark green leaves; eaten cooked or raw in salads
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ad. in a spontaneous manner
ad. without advance preparation
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ad. in a sporadic manner
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a. completely clear and fine
a. not agitated; without losing self-possession
spoon  Speak
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n. formerly a golfing wood with an elevated face
v. snuggle and lie in a position where one person faces the back of the others
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v. force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action
n. a long oar used in an open boat
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n. a structure consisting of something wound in a continuous series of loops
n. a curve that lies on the surface of a cylinder or cone and cuts the element at a constant angle
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n. creating thread
sporadically  Speak
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a. characteristic of scholars or scholarship
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n. something added to food primarily for the savor it imparts
n. the act of adding a seasoning to food
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ad. in a sporadic manner
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n. apprehension about what is going to happen
n. excited anticipation of an approaching climax
spot  Speak
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a. meant or adapted for an occasion or use
a. worthy of being chosen especially as a spouse
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n. a natural fiber (raw cotton, wool, hemp, flax) that can be twisted to form yarn
n. a short U-shaped wire nail for securing cables
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n. goods carried by a large vehicle
n. the act of sending off something
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v. make a spot or mark onto
v. mark with a spot or spots so as to allow easy recognition
spotless  Speak
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n. a fixed number of lines of verse forming a unit of a poem
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v. treat or classify according to a mental stereotype
n. a conventional or formulaic conception or image
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n. a town in northwest Wisconsin on Lake Superior across from Duluth
a. of or characteristic of high rank or importance
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a. completely neat and clean
spotlight  Speak
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v. move into the foreground to make more visible or prominent
n. a lamp that produces a strong beam of light to illuminate a restricted area; used to focus attention of a stage performer
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v. induce to have sex
v. lure or entice away from duty, principles, or proper conduct
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v. become shallow
v. make shallow
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n. minimal (or marginal) resources for subsisting
n. the state of existing in reality; having substance
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v. go, come, or spread in a rambling or irregular way
n. an aggregation or continuous network of urban communities
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n. profound scholarly knowledge
n. financial aid provided to a student on the basis of academic merit
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n. the season of growth
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n. a narrative telling the adventures of a hero or a family; originally (12th to 14th centuries) a story of the families that settled Iceland and their descendants but now any prose narrative that resembles such an account
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ad. almost not
ad. only a very short time before
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v. cover by spraying with a liquid
v. be discharged in sprays of liquid
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n. a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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a. concerned with sacred matters or religion or the church
a. concerned with or affecting the spirit or soul
spring  Speak
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v. spring back; spring away from an impact
v. produce or disclose suddenly or unexpectedly
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v. project onto a screen for viewing
n. partition consisting of a decorative frame or panel that serves to divide a space
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v. direct (oneself) somewhere
v. be a guiding or motivating force or drive
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v. become chocked with silt
n. mud or clay or small rocks deposited by a river or lake
springtime  Speak
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a. relating to or consisting of sculpture
a. resembling sculpture
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a. not responding to treatment
a. tenaciously unwilling or marked by tenacious unwillingness to yield
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a. covered with or resembling slime
a. morally reprehensible
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n. the season of growth
sprout  Speak
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n. a section of a section; a part of a part; i.e., a part of something already divided
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n. the status of being acknowledged as a star
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a. made smooth and bright by or as if by rubbing; reflecting a sheen or glow
a. marked by exceptional merit
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v. produce buds, branches, or germinate
n. any new growth of a plant such as a new branch or a bud
spur  Speak
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n. public transport that consists of a bus or train or airplane that plies back and forth between two points
n. badminton equipment consisting of a ball of cork or rubber with a crown of feathers
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v. goad with spurs
n. a railway line connected to a trunk line
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n. act of fulfilling a desire or need or appetite
n. compensation for a wrong
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a. not making concessions
a. having rugged physical strength; inured to fatigue or hardships
squarely  Speak
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v. secure the assistance of by granting a subsidy, as of nations or military forces
v. support through subsidies
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v. jump lightly
n. a gait in which steps and hops alternate
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n. property that your creditor can claim in case you default on your obligation
n. the state of being free from danger or injury
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ad. in a square shape
ad. firmly and solidly
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n. sends a firework display high into the sky
n. propels bright light high in the sky, or used to propel a lifesaving line or harpoon
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n. a game played in an enclosed court by two or four players who strike the ball with long-handled rackets
n. any of numerous annual trailing plants of the genus Cucurbita grown for their fleshy edible fruits
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a. defining rights and duties as opposed to giving the rules by which rights and duties are established
n. any word or group of words functioning as a noun
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n. a passage selected from a larger work
n. a natural process resulting in the evolution of organisms best adapted to the environment
squeeze  Speak
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n. the act of forcing yourself (or being forced) into or through a restricted space
n. a tight or amorous embrace
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n. a fixed number of lines of verse forming a unit of a poem
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n. an enclosed space
n. a member of the Algonquian people formerly living in Wisconsin in the Fox River valley and on the shores of Green Bay
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a. of surpassing excellence
a. surpassingly good
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n. a kind of arboreal rodent having a long bushy tail
n. the fur of a squirrel
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v. retain rights to
n. (sports) the act of preventing the opposition from scoring
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a. stated explicitly or in detail
n. a fact about some part (as opposed to general)
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v. be fatally overwhelmed
v. consent reluctantly
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n. lean flesh of any of several flatfish
v. put a new sole on
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n. a thick sweet sticky liquid
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v. make a pretence of
v. create a representation or model of
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n. the quality of being enduring and free from change or variation
n. a stable order (especially of society)
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a. completely clear and fine
a. not agitated; without losing self-possession
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a. maintained at length without interruption or weakening
a. (of an electric arc) continuous
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n. young plant or tree grown from a seed
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v. support or hold steady and make steadfast, with or as if with a brace
v. become stable or more stable
stable  Speak
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a. requiring sitting or little activity
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n. a route shorter than the usual one
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v. yield to another's wish or opinion
v. accept or undergo, often unwillingly
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a. not taking part readily in chemical change
v. shelter in a stable
stack  Speak
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v. cover by spraying with a liquid
v. be discharged in sprays of liquid
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v. alter and make impure, as with the intention to deceive
v. practice sophistry; change the meaning of or be vague about in order to mislead or deceive
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v. arrange in stacks
n. (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
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n. a reminder of past events
n. something of sentimental value
staff  Speak
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a. of, affecting, or being on or near the surface
a. concerned with or comprehending only what is apparent or obvious; not deep or penetrating emotionally or intellectually
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n. (pathology) bodily collapse or near collapse caused by inadequate oxygen delivery to the cells; characterized by reduced cardiac output and rapid heartbeat and circulatory insufficiency and pallor
n. a sudden jarring impact
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v. shear the wool from
v. cut or cut through with shears
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n. the body of teachers and administrators at a school
n. a strong rod or stick with a specialized utilitarian purpose
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n. the taste experience when common salt is taken into the mouth
n. the property of containing salt (as a compound or in solution)
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n. a large coach-and-four formerly used to carry passengers and mail on regular routes between towns
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a. devoid of any qualifications or disguise or adornment
ad. completely
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a. glaringly vivid and graphic; marked by sensationalism
a. giving offense to moral sensibilities and injurious to reputation
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n. a very tall building with many stories
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n. someone who is punished for the errors of others
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ad. in a spontaneous manner
ad. without advance preparation
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v. walk as if unable to control one's movements
n. an unsteady uneven gait
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v. walk as if unable to control one's movements
n. an unsteady uneven gait
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v. hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of
v. treat with excessive indulgence
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n. a section of a section; a part of a part; i.e., a part of something already divided
n. the act of subdividing; division of something previously divided
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ad. in a sparse manner
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a. not growing or changing; without force or vitality
a. not circulating or flowing
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n. a route shorter than the usual one
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a. not to be trusted
a. causing or tending to cause things to slip or slide
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n. controlling influence
v. move or walk in a swinging or swaying manner
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a. more than is needed, desired, or required
n. a quantity much larger than is needed
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a. of or relating to clergy not bound by monastic vows
a. not concerned with or devoted to religion
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n. the bottom of a sea or ocean
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v. color with a liquid dye or tint
v. make dirty or spotty, as by exposure to air; also used metaphorically
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n. the action of an armed force that surrounds a fortified place and isolates it while continuing to attack
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n. a narrative telling the adventures of a hero or a family; originally (12th to 14th centuries) a story of the families that settled Iceland and their descendants but now any prose narrative that resembles such an account
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ad. in a strenuous manner; strongly or vigorously
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v. color with a liquid dye or tint
v. make dirty or spotty, as by exposure to air; also used metaphorically
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n. a way of access (upward and downward) consisting of a set of steps
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n. two words that can be interchanged in a context are said to be synonymous relative to that context
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v. watch and direct
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a. dependable
n. a strong very dark heavy-bodied ale made from pale malt and roasted unmalted barley and (often) caramel malt with hops
stalk  Speak
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a. devoid of any qualifications or disguise or adornment
ad. completely
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a. of a nerve fiber or impulse originating outside and passing toward the central nervous system
a. relating to or concerned in sensation
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n. material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds
v. follow stealthily or recur constantly and spontaneously to
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v. impair the respiration of or obstruct the air passage of
n. joint between the femur and tibia in a quadruped; corresponds to the human knee
stamina  Speak
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n. sharing the feelings of others (especially feelings of sorrow or anguish)
n. a relation of affinity or harmony between people; whatever affects one correspondingly affects the other
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n. a subdivision of a larger religious group
n. a dissenting clique
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n. enduring strength and energy
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a. functioning in a supporting capacity
n. a company that is completely controlled by another company
standard  Speak
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v. save up as for future use
n. a secret store of valuables or money
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n. a system of symbols and symbolic representations
n. the practice of investing things with symbolic meaning
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a. commonly used or supplied
a. regularly and widely used or sold
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v. defeat someone through trickery or deceit
v. turn like a screw
standardize  Speak
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n. primitive multicellular marine animal whose porous body is supported by a fibrous skeletal framework; usually occurs in sessile colonies
n. a follower who hangs around a host (without benefit to the host) in hope of gain or advantage
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n. witty language used to convey insults or scorn
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v. cause to conform to standard or norm
v. evaluate by comparing with a standard
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ad. in a spectacular manner
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ad. in a serious manner
ad. to a severe or serious degree
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a. providing for termination
n. atmospheric phenomena accompanying the daily disappearance of the sun
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v. cause to conform to standard or norm
v. evaluate by comparing with a standard
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v. make a sketch of
n. a humorous or satirical drawing published in a newspaper or magazine
standing  Speak
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a. of an industry or technology; new and developing
n. atmospheric phenomena accompanying the daily appearance of the sun
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n. a small drink of liquor
n. an informal photograph; usually made with a small hand-held camera
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a. (of fluids) not moving or flowing
a. (of persons) on the feet; having the torso in an erect position supported by straight legs
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n. the ability to respond to affective changes in your interpersonal environment
n. sensitivity to emotional feelings (of self and others)
standpoint  Speak
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n. a mental position from which things are viewed
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a. systematic combining of root and modifying elements into single words
a. artificial as if portrayed in a film
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v. gain strength
v. give a healthy elasticity to
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a. free from filth and pathogens
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n. young plant or tree grown from a seed
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n. minimal (or marginal) resources for subsisting
n. the state of existing in reality; having substance
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n. the taste experience when common salt is taken into the mouth
n. the relative proportion of salt in a solution
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n. a fixed number of lines of verse forming a unit of a poem
staple  Speak
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n. a quantity added (e.g. to make up for a deficiency)
n. the act of supplementing
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ad. in a striking manner
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n. a natural fiber (raw cotton, wool, hemp, flax) that can be twisted to form yarn
n. a short U-shaped wire nail for securing cables
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v. change phonetically as part of a systematic historical change
n. the key on the typewriter keyboard that shifts from lower-case letters to upper-case letters
starch  Speak
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n. a complex carbohydrate found chiefly in seeds, fruits, tubers, roots and stem pith of plants, notably in corn, potatoes, whea...
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a. made smooth and bright by or as if by rubbing; reflecting a sheen or glow
a. marked by exceptional merit
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a. meant or adapted for an occasion or use
a. worthy of being chosen especially as a spouse
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n. someone who makes or repairs articles of silver
stardom  Speak
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n. the status of being acknowledged as a star
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a. stated explicitly or in detail
n. a fact about some part (as opposed to general)
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n. something or someone seen (especially a notable or unusual sight)
n. an elaborate and remarkable display on a lavish scale
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a. subject to or caused by an earthquake or earth vibration
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n. echinoderms characterized by five arms extending from a central disk
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n. the act of secluding yourself from others
n. the quality of being secluded from the presence or view of others
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v. rip off; ask an unreasonable price
v. charge an extra fee, as for a special service
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n. plant growing in the sea, especially marine algae
stark  Speak
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v. defeat someone through trickery or deceit
v. turn like a screw
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n. (music) an electronic instrument (usually played with a keyboard) that generates and modifies sounds electronically and can imitate a variety of other musical instruments
n. an intellectual who synthesizes or uses synthetic methods
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a. devoid of any qualifications or disguise or adornment
ad. completely
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n. an act passed by a legislative body
a. enacted by a legislative body
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n. the act of depriving of food or subjecting to famine
n. a state of extreme hunger resulting from lack of essential nutrients over a prolonged period
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ad. in a strong substantial way
ad. to a great extent or degree
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n. a union of interests or purposes or sympathies among members of a group
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a. (of buildings and rooms) having ample space
a. very large in expanse or scope
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a. (of political bodies) not controlled by outside forces
a. greatest in status or authority or power
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a. made smooth and bright by or as if by rubbing; reflecting a sheen or glow
a. marked by exceptional merit
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n. a transparent piece of sapphire that has been cut and polished and is valued as a precious gem
n. a light shade of blue
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v. have a craving, appetite, or great desire for
v. be hungry; go without food
stash  Speak
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v. save up as for future use
n. a secret store of valuables or money
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v. to cause to separate and go in different directions
v. distribute loosely
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v. continue to live through hardship or adversity
v. support oneself
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n. any animal that feeds on refuse and other decaying organic matter
n. a chemical agent that is added to a chemical mixture to counteract the effects of impurities
stately  Speak
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n. a woman's full loose hiplength jacket
n. any of various light dry strong white wine from Spain and Canary Islands (including sherry)
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a. of size and dignity suggestive of a statue
a. refined or imposing in manner or appearance; befitting a royal court
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a. having a strong physiological or chemical effect
a. incapable of or resistant to bending
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a. of a color at the end of the color spectrum (next to orange); resembling the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies
n. a variable color that is vivid red but sometimes with an orange tinge
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a. not capable of being moved
a. standing still
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n. an alloy (usually of lead and tin) used when melted to join two metal surfaces
v. join or fuse with solder
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v. goad with spurs
n. a railway line connected to a trunk line
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n. temporary housing for homeless or displaced persons
v. invest (money) so that it is not taxable
stationery  Speak
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n. the state of the environment in which a situation exists
n. an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control:
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n. a natural fiber (raw cotton, wool, hemp, flax) that can be twisted to form yarn
n. a short U-shaped wire nail for securing cables
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n. paper cut to an appropriate size for writing letters; usually with matching envelopes
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a. demanding strict attention to rules and procedures
statistics  Speak
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n. a branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters
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a. able to make fine distinctions
a. difficult to detect or grasp by the mind or analyze
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n. a herder of sheep (on an open range); someone who keeps the sheep together in a flock
v. watch over like a shepherd, as a teacher of her pupils
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n. a method for solving a problem
n. the successful action of solving a problem
statue  Speak
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v. act in a sentimental way or indulge in sentimental thoughts or expression
v. make (someone or something) sentimental or imbue with sentimental qualities
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n. a dormant or quiescent state
n. a natural and periodic state of rest during which consciousness of the world is suspended
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n. a sculpture representing a human or animal
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n. a decorative pin that is worn in a necktie
stature  Speak
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n. an act passed by a legislative body
a. enacted by a legislative body
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n. high level of respect gained by impressive development or achievement
n. (of a standing person) the distance from head to foot
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a. free of or using methods to keep free of pathological microorganisms
a. deficient in originality or creativity; lacking powers of invention
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a. subject to or caused by an earthquake or earth vibration
status  Speak
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n. the relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society
n. a state at a particular time
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n. something with a round shape resembling a flat circular plate
n. directional antenna consisting of a parabolic reflector for microwave or radio frequency radiation
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a. occurring or operating at the same time
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n. block consisting of a thick piece of something
statute  Speak
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n. an act passed by a legislative body
a. enacted by a legislative body
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v. be fatally overwhelmed
v. consent reluctantly
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a. not making concessions
a. having rugged physical strength; inured to fatigue or hardships
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n. temporary housing for homeless or displaced persons
v. invest (money) so that it is not taxable
steadfast  Speak
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v. divide or split up
v. divide into segments
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v. jump lightly
n. a gait in which steps and hops alternate
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a. marked by firm determination or resolution; not shakable
a. firm and dependable especially in loyalty
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v. talk over conjecturally, or review in an idle or casual way and with an element of doubt or without sufficient reason to reach a conclusion
v. to believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds
steady  Speak
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n. a transparent piece of sapphire that has been cut and polished and is valued as a precious gem
n. a light shade of blue
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a. marked by firm determination or resolution; not shakable
ad. in a steady manner
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a. subject to or caused by an earthquake or earth vibration
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v. defeat someone through trickery or deceit
v. turn like a screw
steak  Speak
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a. free of or using methods to keep free of pathological microorganisms
a. deficient in originality or creativity; lacking powers of invention
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n. one of several parallel layers of material arranged one on top of another (such as a layer of tissue or cells in an organism or a layer of sedimentary rock)
n. people having the same social, economic, or educational status
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n. a slice of meat cut from the fleshy part of an animal or large fish
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n. the geographical area in which one nation is very influential
n. any spherically shaped artifact
steep  Speak
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n. a woman's full loose hiplength jacket
n. any of various light dry strong white wine from Spain and Canary Islands (including sherry)
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a. of a slope; set at a high angle
v. devote (oneself) fully to
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a. providing for termination
n. atmospheric phenomena accompanying the daily disappearance of the sun
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a. friendly and pleasant
a. inclined to or conducive to companionship with others
steer  Speak
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v. direct (oneself) somewhere
v. be a guiding or motivating force or drive
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n. any thick, viscous matter
v. cover or stain with slime
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n. a sum of money allotted on a regular basis; usually for some specific purpose
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v. divide or split up
v. divide into segments
stellar  Speak
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a. indicating the most important performer or role
a. being or relating to or resembling or emanating from stars
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v. keep tabs on; keep an eye on; keep under surveillance
v. watch and direct
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n. (pathology) bodily collapse or near collapse caused by inadequate oxygen delivery to the cells; characterized by reduced cardiac output and rapid heartbeat and circulatory insufficiency and pallor
n. a sudden jarring impact
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n. the act of depriving of food or subjecting to famine
n. a state of extreme hunger resulting from lack of essential nutrients over a prolonged period
stem  Speak
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n. a union of interests or purposes or sympathies among members of a group
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v. yield to another's wish or opinion
v. accept or undergo, often unwillingly
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n. a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence
v. imagine to be the case or true or probable
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n. the tube of a tobacco pipe
n. front part of a vessel or aircraft
stereotype  Speak
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a. having a short and solid form or stature
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a. maintained at length without interruption or weakening
a. (of an electric arc) continuous
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n. a stifling cloud of smoke
v. deprive of the oxygen necessary for combustion
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v. treat or classify according to a mental stereotype
n. a conventional or formulaic conception or image
sterile  Speak
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v. give religious sanction to, such as through on oath
n. a mechanism of social control for enforcing a society's standards
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n. temporary housing for homeless or displaced persons
v. invest (money) so that it is not taxable
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a. free of or using methods to keep free of pathological microorganisms
a. deficient in originality or creativity; lacking powers of invention
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n. the quality of being spontaneous and coming from natural feelings without constraint
stern  Speak
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n. (pathology) bodily collapse or near collapse caused by inadequate oxygen delivery to the cells; characterized by reduced cardiac output and rapid heartbeat and circulatory insufficiency and pallor
n. a sudden jarring impact
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a. severely simple
n. the rear part of a ship
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n. management by overseeing the performance or operation of a person or group
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a. constituting or involving subtraction
stick  Speak
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a. of or relating to the sympathetic nervous system
a. showing or motivated by sympathy and understanding and generosity
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v. endure
n. a rectangular quarter pound block of butter or margarine
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v. produce buds, branches, or germinate
n. any new growth of a plant such as a new branch or a bud
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v. wither, as with a loss of moisture
v. decrease in size, range, or extent
stickpin  Speak
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a. characteristic of scholars or scholarship
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v. form intrigues (for) in an underhand manner
n. an elaborate and systematic plan of action
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a. susceptible of solution or of being solved or explained
a. (of a substance) capable of being dissolved in some solvent (usually water)
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n. a decorative pin that is worn in a necktie
sticky  Speak
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n. a craft capable of traveling in outer space; technically, a satellite around the sun
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n. any of several small dull-colored singing birds feeding on seeds or insects
n. small brownish European songbird
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n. the action of an armed force that surrounds a fortified place and isolates it while continuing to attack
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a. moist as with undried perspiration and with clothing sticking to the body
a. hot or warm and humid
stiff  Speak
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a. having a strong physiological or chemical effect
a. incapable of or resistant to bending
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a. unsparing and uncompromising in discipline or judgment
a. severely simple
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n. a dormant or quiescent state
n. a natural and periodic state of rest during which consciousness of the world is suspended
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ad. in a superficial manner
stiffen  Speak
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a. defining rights and duties as opposed to giving the rules by which rights and duties are established
n. any word or group of words functioning as a noun
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v. impair the respiration of or obstruct the air passage of
n. joint between the femur and tibia in a quadruped; corresponds to the human knee
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v. color with a liquid dye or tint
v. make dirty or spotty, as by exposure to air; also used metaphorically
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v. become stiff or stiffer
v. make stiff or stiffer
stifle  Speak
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n. a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property
v. saddle with something disagreeable or disadvantageous
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a. occurring at or dependent on a particular season
n. a worker who finds employment only in certain seasons
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n. creating figures or designs in three dimensions
v. create by shaping stone or wood or any other hard material
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v. impair the respiration of or obstruct the air passage of
n. joint between the femur and tibia in a quadruped; corresponds to the human knee
stilt  Speak
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n. a column of wood or steel or concrete that is driven into the ground to provide support for a structure
n. one of two stout poles with foot rests in the middle; used for walking high above the ground
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a. (of words) meaning the same or nearly the same
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a. taxing to the utmost; testing powers of endurance
a. characterized by or performed with much energy or force
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v. talk over conjecturally, or review in an idle or casual way and with an element of doubt or without sufficient reason to reach a conclusion
v. to believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds
stimulant  Speak
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a. that stimulates
n. a drug that temporarily quickens some vital process
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n. a metal sheathing of uniform thickness (such as the shield attached to an artillery piece to protect the gunners)
v. remove the scales from
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n. a sharp rigid animal process or appendage; as a porcupine quill or a ridge on a bone or a ray of a fish fin
n. a small sharp-pointed tip resembling a spike on a stem or leaf
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n. a column of wood or steel or concrete that is driven into the ground to provide support for a structure
n. one of two stout poles with foot rests in the middle; used for walking high above the ground
stimulate  Speak
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n. significant progress (especially in the phrase
v. cover or traverse by taking long steps
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n. a salt or ester derived from silicic acid
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v. cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner
v. cause to occur rapidly
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n. moderate weather; suitable for outdoor activities
n. the rays of the sun
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a. that stimulates
n. a drug that temporarily quickens some vital process
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v. struggle for breath; have insufficient oxygen intake
v. deprive of oxygen and prevent from breathing
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n. a small drink of liquor
n. an informal photograph; usually made with a small hand-held camera
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n. any stimulating information or event; acts to arouse action
n. the act of arousing an organism to action
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a. having or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc.
a. having spines
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a. having a strong physiological or chemical effect
a. incapable of or resistant to bending
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n. the message that is intended or expressed or signified
n. the quality of being significant
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n. any stimulating information or event; acts to arouse action
sting  Speak
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n. a Boy Scout or Girl Scout
n. someone who can find paths through unexplored territory
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a. blindly imitative
a. abjectly submissive; characteristic of a slave or servant
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n. a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property
v. saddle with something disagreeable or disadvantageous
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a. of or relating to clergy not bound by monastic vows
a. not concerned with or devoted to religion
stipend  Speak
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n. a program that controls the execution of other programs
n. one who supervises or has charge and direction of
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n. an enclosed space
n. a member of the Algonquian people formerly living in Wisconsin in the Fox River valley and on the shores of Green Bay
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n. a sum of money allotted on a regular basis; usually for some specific purpose
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a. marked by firm determination or resolution; not shakable
a. firm and dependable especially in loyalty
stipulate  Speak
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v. clean with hard rubbing
n. a place that is scoured (especially by running water)
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n. a carpenter who helps build and launch wooden vessels
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n. (biology) taxonomic group whose members can interbreed
n. a specific kind of something
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v. make an oral contract or agreement in the verbal form of question and answer that is necessary to give it legal force
v. specify as a condition or requirement in a contract or agreement; make an express demand or provision in an agreement
stipulation  Speak
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a. of or relating to clergy not bound by monastic vows
a. not concerned with or devoted to religion
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n. an adult female hog
v. place (seeds) in or on the ground for future growth
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a. blindly imitative
a. abjectly submissive; characteristic of a slave or servant
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n. an assumption on which rests the validity or effect of something else
n. (law) an agreement or concession made by partie...
stitch  Speak
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a. disinclined to work or exertion
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v. fasten by sewing; do needlework
n. a link or loop or knot made by an implement in knitting, crocheting, embroidery, or sewing
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v. wither, as with a loss of moisture
v. decrease in size, range, or extent
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v. spring back; spring away from an impact
v. produce or disclose suddenly or unexpectedly
stocky  Speak
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a. having a short and solid form or stature
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a. showing mental alertness and calculation and resourcefulness
a. improperly forward or bold
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n. a tightly stretched cord of wire or gut, which makes sound when plucked, struck, or bowed
v. provide with strings
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n. a kind or category
n. V-shaped sleeve badge indicating military rank and service
stonemason  Speak
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n. a craftsman who works with stone or brick
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a. briefly giving the gist of something
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n. block consisting of a thick piece of something
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v. separate or cause to separate abruptly
n. any undertaking that is easy to do
stout  Speak
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a. completely neat and clean
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a. dependable
n. a strong very dark heavy-bodied ale made from pale malt and roasted unmalted barley and (often) caramel malt with hops
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n. a sailing vessel with a single mast set about one third of the boat's length aft of the bow
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v. make amorous advances towards
v. make a solicitation or petition for something desired
straightforward  Speak
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a. so thin as to transmit light
a. very steep; having a prominent and almost vertical front
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v. generate and separate from cells or bodily fluids
v. place out of sight; keep secret
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a. not dense
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a. free from ambiguity
a. without concealment or deception; honest
strain  Speak
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v. utter obscenities or profanities
v. have confidence or faith in
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a. deficient in quantity or number compared with the demand
ad. only a very short time before
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v. become stiff or stiffer
v. make stiff or stiffer
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n. a special variety of domesticated animals within a species
v. remove by passing through a filter
strand  Speak
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n. a punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information
v. move or stir about violently
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n. a mental position from which things are viewed
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ad. in a strong substantial way
ad. to a great extent or degree
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n. a poetic term for a shore (as the area periodically covered and uncovered by the tides)
v. bring to the ground
strap  Speak
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a. not growing or changing; without force or vitality
a. not circulating or flowing
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n. the top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill)
v. reach the summit (of a mountain)
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v. shear the wool from
v. cut or cut through with shears
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v. sharpen with a strap
n. a band that goes over the shoulder and supports a garment or bag
stratum  Speak
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n. a line indicating the location of the start of a race or a game
n. a depression scratched or carved into a surface
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n. one of several parallel layers of material arranged one on top of another (such as a layer of tissue or cells in an organism or a layer of sedimentary rock)
n. people having the same social, economic, or educational status
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v. color with a liquid dye or tint
v. make dirty or spotty, as by exposure to air; also used metaphorically
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ad. in a spectacular manner
strengthen  Speak
393
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v. gain strength
v. give a healthy elasticity to
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v. denote or connote
v. make known with a word or signal
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a. strikingly beautiful or attractive
a. commanding attention
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v. put out of one's consciousness
v. reduce the incidence or severity of or stop
strenuous  Speak
394
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a. taxing to the utmost; testing powers of endurance
a. characterized by or performed with much energy or force
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a. having or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc.
a. having spines
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a. (of words) meaning the same or nearly the same
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n. the action of an armed force that surrounds a fortified place and isolates it while continuing to attack
strenuously  Speak
395
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ad. in a strenuous manner; strongly or vigorously
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a. being or operating under the surface of the earth
a. lying beyond what is openly revealed or avowed (especially being kept in the background or deliberately concealed)
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a. marked by or given to doubt
a. denying or questioning the tenets of especially a religion
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a. too closely correlated to be attributed to chance and therefore indicating a systematic relation
a. important in effect or meaning
stretch  Speak
396
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ad. to a small degree or extent
ad. in a slim or slender manner
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n. the capacity for being stretched
a. easily stretched
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n. witty language used to convey insults or scorn
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ad. to a surpassing degree
stride  Speak
397
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v. give moral or emotional strength to
v. cause to feel better
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n. significant progress (especially in the phrase
v. cover or traverse by taking long steps
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a. rich and superior in quality
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a. characterized by a firm and humorless belief in the validity of your opinions
a. dignified and somber in manner or character and committed to keeping promises
strike  Speak
398
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n. the purpose of achieving or obtaining
n. Japanese alcoholic beverage made from fermented rice; usually served hot
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v. make a strategic, offensive, assault against an enemy, opponent, or a target
n. a score in tenpins: knocking down all ten with the first ball
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v. become stiff or stiffer
v. make stiff or stiffer
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n. building material used as siding or roofing
n. coarse beach gravel of small waterworn stones and pebbles (or a stretch of shore covered with such gravel)
striking  Speak
399
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a. having a quality that thrusts itself into attention
a. sensational in appearance or thrilling in effect
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a. not dense
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n. an enclosed space
n. a member of the Algonquian people formerly living in Wisconsin in the Fox River valley and on the shores of Green Bay
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v. cover by spraying with a liquid
v. be discharged in sprays of liquid
strikingly  Speak
400
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ad. in a striking manner
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n. a student who holds a scholarship
n. someone (especially a child) who learns (as from a teacher) or takes up knowledge or beliefs
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n. the action of following in order
n. serial arrangement in which things follow in logical order or a recurrent pattern
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v. denote or connote
v. make known with a word or signal
string  Speak
401
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ad. to a small degree or extent
ad. in a slim or slender manner
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n. a cocktail made with vodka and orange juice
n. a hand tool for driving screws; has a tip that fits into the head of a screw
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n. a tightly stretched cord of wire or gut, which makes sound when plucked, struck, or bowed
v. provide with strings
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v. control a submarine
v. throw with an underhand motion
stringent  Speak
402
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a. demanding strict attention to rules and procedures
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n. a column of wood or steel or concrete that is driven into the ground to provide support for a structure
n. one of two stout poles with foot rests in the middle; used for walking high above the ground
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a. systematic combining of root and modifying elements into single words
a. artificial as if portrayed in a film
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ad. in a striking manner
strip  Speak
403
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a. functioning in a supporting capacity
n. a company that is completely controlled by another company
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n. a Boy Scout or Girl Scout
n. someone who can find paths through unexplored territory
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v. hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of
v. make a small cut or score into
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v. take away possessions from someone
n. an airfield without normal airport facilities
stripe  Speak
404
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v. keep away from others
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n. a punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information
v. move or stir about violently
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n. a woman's pump with medium heel; usually in contrasting colors for toe and heel
n. a close observer; someone who looks at something (such as an exhibition of some kind)
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n. a kind or category
n. V-shaped sleeve badge indicating military rank and service
strive  Speak
405
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v. attempt by employing effort
v. to exert much effort or energy
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v. take the place or move into the position of
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n. a cocktail made with vodka and orange juice
n. a hand tool for driving screws; has a tip that fits into the head of a screw
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n. (pathology) bodily collapse or near collapse caused by inadequate oxygen delivery to the cells; characterized by reduced cardiac output and rapid heartbeat and circulatory insufficiency and pallor
n. a sudden jarring impact
stroke  Speak
406
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a. characterized by a firm and humorless belief in the validity of your opinions
a. dignified and somber in manner or character and committed to keeping promises
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v. attempt by employing effort
v. to exert much effort or energy
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n. a light touch
v. touch lightly and repeatedly, as with brushing motions
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v. import or export without paying customs duties
stubborn  Speak
407
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v. give religious sanction to, such as through on oath
n. a mechanism of social control for enforcing a society's standards
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n. the ability to respond to affective changes in your interpersonal environment
n. sensitivity to emotional feelings (of self and others)
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a. not responding to treatment
a. tenaciously unwilling or marked by tenacious unwillingness to yield
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a. having or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc.
a. having spines
stubbornness  Speak
408
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n. resolute adherence to your own ideas or desires
n. the trait of being difficult to handle or overcome
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n. a grant paid by a government to an enterprise that benefits the public
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n. a room where a doctor or dentist can be consulted
n. a room in a hospital equipped for the performance of surgical operations
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a. commonly used or supplied
a. regularly and widely used or sold
studio  Speak
409
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v. shear the wool from
v. cut or cut through with shears
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n. workplace consisting of a room or building where movies or television shows or radio programs are produced and recorded
n. workplace for the teaching or practice of an art
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n. a route shorter than the usual one
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a. covered with or resembling slime
a. morally reprehensible
stumble  Speak
410
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v. miss a step and fall or nearly fall
n. an unintentional but embarrassing blunder
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a. greatest in status or authority or power
a. final or last in your life or progress
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v. color with a liquid dye or tint
v. make dirty or spotty, as by exposure to air; also used metaphorically
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n. a student who holds a scholarship
n. someone (especially a child) who learns (as from a teacher) or takes up knowledge or beliefs
stun  Speak
411
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n. a fixed number of lines of verse forming a unit of a poem
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n. a source of materials to nourish the body
n. the financial means whereby one lives
Exercise
v. color with a liquid dye or tint
v. make dirty or spotty, as by exposure to air; also used metaphorically
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v. make senseless or dizzy by or as if by a blow
v. overcome as with astonishment or disbelief
stunning  Speak
412
Exercise
n. echinoderms characterized by five arms extending from a central disk
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a. produced by the action of water
a. resembling or containing or formed by the accumulation of sediment
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a. strikingly beautiful or attractive
a. commanding attention
Exercise
n. the act of forcing yourself (or being forced) into or through a restricted space
n. a tight or amorous embrace
stunt  Speak
413
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v. fly alone, without a co-pilot or passengers
a. composed or performed by a single voice or instrument
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a. friendly and pleasant
a. inclined to or conducive to companionship with others
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v. check the growth or development of
n. a creature (especially a whale) that has been prevented from attaining full growth
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a. not growing or changing; without force or vitality
a. not circulating or flowing
sturdy  Speak
414
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a. (often followed by `of' or `to') yielding readily to or capable of
a. easily impressed emotionally
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a. lighted by sunlight
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a. of a quantity that can fulfill a need or requirement but without being abundant
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a. not making concessions
a. having rugged physical strength; inured to fatigue or hardships
stylized  Speak
415
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a. completely clear and fine
a. not agitated; without losing self-possession
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a. containing salt
n. an isotonic solution of sodium chloride and distilled water
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v. separate or cause to separate abruptly
n. any undertaking that is easy to do
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v. represent according to a conventional style
subdivision  Speak
416
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n. a thick sweet sticky liquid
Exercise
v. direct (oneself) somewhere
v. be a guiding or motivating force or drive
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n. a section of a section; a part of a part; i.e., a part of something already divided
n. the act of subdividing; division of something previously divided
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n. a large coach-and-four formerly used to carry passengers and mail on regular routes between towns
subdue  Speak
417
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v. move in large numbers
n. a group of many things in the air or on the ground
Exercise
v. cause to smell or be smelly
v. catch the scent of; get wind of
Exercise
v. get on top of; deal with successfully
v. to put down by force or authority
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a. not capable of being moved
a. standing still
submarine  Speak
418
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v. control a submarine
v. throw with an underhand motion
Exercise
v. make a subtraction
v. take off or away
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a. shockingly repellent; inspiring horror
a. affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function
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a. lighted by sunlight
submerge  Speak
419
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n. a situation treated as an observable object
n. the context and environment in which something is set
Exercise
n. echinoderms characterized by five arms extending from a central disk
Exercise
n. enduring strength and energy
Exercise
v. sink below the surface; go under or as if under water
v. put under water
submerged  Speak
420
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v. sink below the surface; go under or as if under water
v. put under water
Exercise
n. a disinclination to work or exert yourself
n. any of several slow-moving arboreal mammals of South America and Central America; they hang from branches back downward and feed on leaves and fruits
Exercise
a. sensational in appearance or thrilling in effect
a. characteristic of spectacles or drama
Exercise
n. the state of the environment in which a situation exists
n. an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control:
submit  Speak
421
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n. apprehension about what is going to happen
n. excited anticipation of an approaching climax
Exercise
n. an adult female hog
v. place (seeds) in or on the ground for future growth
Exercise
n. (music) an electronic instrument (usually played with a keyboard) that generates and modifies sounds electronically and can imitate a variety of other musical instruments
n. an intellectual who synthesizes or uses synthetic methods
Exercise
v. yield to another's wish or opinion
v. accept or undergo, often unwillingly
subsection  Speak
422
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n. a union of interests or purposes or sympathies among members of a group
Exercise
n. a small drink of liquor
n. an informal photograph; usually made with a small hand-held camera
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n. a section of a section; a part of a part; i.e., a part of something already divided
Exercise
a. rich and superior in quality
subsequent  Speak
423
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v. cover by spraying with a liquid
v. be discharged in sprays of liquid
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n. a musician who performs a solo
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a. following in time or order
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v. cause to smell or be smelly
v. catch the scent of; get wind of
subsequently  Speak
424
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n. the quality of being spontaneous and coming from natural feelings without constraint
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n. supernatural forces and events and beings collectively
a. not existing in nature or subject to explanation according to natural laws; not physical or material
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ad. happening at a time subsequent to a reference time
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v. force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action
n. a long oar used in an open boat
subside  Speak
425
Exercise
v. cause to smell or be smelly
v. catch the scent of; get wind of
Exercise
a. taxing to the utmost; testing powers of endurance
a. characterized by or performed with much energy or force
Exercise
v. scratch repeatedly
v. bend the knees and bow in a servile manner
Exercise
v. descend into or as if into some soft substance or place
v. sink down or precipitate
subsidiary  Speak
426
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n. a matching set of furniture
n. a musical composition of several movements only loosely connected
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a. functioning in a supporting capacity
n. a company that is completely controlled by another company
Exercise
v. form intrigues (for) in an underhand manner
n. an elaborate and systematic plan of action
Exercise
n. temporary housing for homeless or displaced persons
v. invest (money) so that it is not taxable
subsidize  Speak
427
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n. someone who serves as an intermediary between the living and the dead
a. able to feel or perceive
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v. take the place or move into the position of
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v. secure the assistance of by granting a subsidy, as of nations or military forces
v. support through subsidies
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a. of or relating to taxonomy
a. characterized by order and planning
subsidy  Speak
428
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n. a grant paid by a government to an enterprise that benefits the public
Exercise
n. the increase in volume of certain substances when they are heated (often accompanied by release of water)
n. something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
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a. (of fluids) not moving or flowing
a. (of persons) on the feet; having the torso in an erect position supported by straight legs
Exercise
v. get on top of; deal with successfully
v. to put down by force or authority
subsist  Speak
429
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a. (of words) meaning the same or nearly the same
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v. keep away from others
Exercise
v. support oneself
Exercise
v. save or relieve from an experience or action
n. an extra car wheel and tire for a four-wheel vehicle
subsistence  Speak
430
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n. plant growing in the sea, especially marine algae
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n. minimal (or marginal) resources for subsisting
n. the state of existing in reality; having substance
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n. a bit of tissue or blood or urine that is taken for diagnostic purposes
n. an example regarded as typical of its class
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n. a protective covering or structure
v. hold back a thought or feeling about
subspecies  Speak
431
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n. (biology) a taxonomic group that is a division of a species; usually arises as a consequence of geographical isolation within a species
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n. a set of twenty members
n. grounds
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a. stated explicitly or in detail
n. a fact about some part (as opposed to general)
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n. enduring strength and energy
substantial  Speak
432
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a. not growing or changing; without force or vitality
a. not circulating or flowing
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a. disinclined to work or exertion
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a. having substance or capable of being treated as fact; not imaginary
a. fairly large
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n. the body of teachers and administrators at a school
n. a strong rod or stick with a specialized utilitarian purpose
substantially  Speak
433
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ad. in a strong substantial way
ad. to a great extent or degree
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v. wither, as with a loss of moisture
v. decrease in size, range, or extent
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a. (of buildings and rooms) having ample space
a. very large in expanse or scope
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a. offering safety; well protected or concealed
a. enjoying or affording comforting warmth and shelter especially in a small space
substantiate  Speak
434
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ad. almost not
ad. only a very short time before
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a. so thin as to transmit light
a. very steep; having a prominent and almost vertical front
Exercise
n. a kind of arboreal rodent having a long bushy tail
n. the fur of a squirrel
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v. represent in bodily form
v. solidify, firm, or strengthen
substantive  Speak
435
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v. sink below the surface; go under or as if under water
v. put under water
Exercise
a. of a quantity that can fulfill a need or requirement but without being abundant
Exercise
v. separate or isolate (one thing) from another and place in a group apart from others
n. someone who is or has been segregated
Exercise
a. defining rights and duties as opposed to giving the rules by which rights and duties are established
n. any word or group of words functioning as a noun
substitute  Speak
436
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a. capable of substituting in any of several positions on a team
a. serving or used in place of another
Exercise
v. be on top of
v. get on top of; deal with successfully
Exercise
n. a union of interests or purposes or sympathies among members of a group
Exercise
n. a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
subterranean  Speak
437
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a. being or operating under the surface of the earth
a. lying beyond what is openly revealed or avowed (especially being kept in the background or deliberately concealed)
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v. separate or isolate (one thing) from another and place in a group apart from others
n. someone who is or has been segregated
Exercise
v. give religious sanction to, such as through on oath
n. a mechanism of social control for enforcing a society's standards
Exercise
n. temporary housing for homeless or displaced persons
v. invest (money) so that it is not taxable
subtle  Speak
438
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a. commonly used or supplied
a. regularly and widely used or sold
Exercise
a. able to make fine distinctions
a. difficult to detect or grasp by the mind or analyze
Exercise
n. the capacity for being stretched
a. easily stretched
Exercise
n. an assumption on which rests the validity or effect of something else
n. (law) an agreement or concession made by partie...
subtract  Speak
439
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a. subject to or caused by an earthquake or earth vibration
Exercise
n. the action of an armed force that surrounds a fortified place and isolates it while continuing to attack
Exercise
v. make a subtraction
v. take off or away
Exercise
v. yield to another's wish or opinion
v. accept or undergo, often unwillingly
subtraction  Speak
440
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n. an arithmetic operation in which the difference between two numbers is calculated
n. the act of subtracting (removing a part from the whole)
Exercise
v. get on top of; deal with successfully
v. to put down by force or authority
Exercise
v. require as a necessary antecedent or precondition
v. express a supposition
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ad. in a square shape
ad. firmly and solidly
subtractive  Speak
441
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v. go, come, or spread in a rambling or irregular way
n. an aggregation or continuous network of urban communities
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v. generate and separate from cells or bodily fluids
v. place out of sight; keep secret
Exercise
a. constituting or involving subtraction
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a. readily perceived by the senses
a. able to feel or perceive
suburb  Speak
442
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v. sink below the surface; go under or as if under water
v. put under water
Exercise
n. the act of cleaning with a broom
a. ignoring distinctions
Exercise
a. of or relating to taxonomy
a. characterized by order and planning
Exercise
n. a residential district located on the outskirts of a city
suburbanite  Speak
443
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n. an assumption on which rests the validity or effect of something else
n. (law) an agreement or concession made by partie...
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n. a resident of a suburb
Exercise
n. a set of twenty members
n. grounds
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a. of, affecting, or being on or near the surface
a. concerned with or comprehending only what is apparent or obvious; not deep or penetrating emotionally or intellectually
subversive  Speak
444
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n. the geographical area in which one nation is very influential
n. any spherically shaped artifact
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a. in opposition to a civil authority or government
n. a radical supporter of political or social revolution
Exercise
n. someone who makes or repairs articles of silver
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v. rip off; ask an unreasonable price
v. charge an extra fee, as for a special service
successive  Speak
445
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n. a protective covering (as for a knife or sword)
n. a dress suitable for formal occasions
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n. apprehension about what is going to happen
n. excited anticipation of an approaching climax
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a. in regular succession without gaps
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n. the internal supporting structure that gives an artifact its shape
n. a