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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 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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a. sensational in appearance or thrilling in effect
a. characteristic of spectacles or drama
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a. indicating the most important performer or role
a. being or relating to or resembling or emanating from stars
sack  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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v. represent according to a conventional style
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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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v. support oneself
sacred  Speak
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v. keep away from others
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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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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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a. (often followed by `to') devoted exclusively to a single use or purpose or person
a. worthy of religious veneration
saddle  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. used of organisms (especially of different species) living together but not necessarily in a relation beneficial to each
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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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ad. in a strenuous manner; strongly or vigorously
saga  Speak
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a. lighted by sunlight
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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. any of several small dull-colored singing birds feeding on seeds or insects
n. small brownish European songbird
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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
sake  Speak
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n. someone who is punished for the errors of others
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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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n. a mass of snow heaped up by the wind
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v. cause to conform to standard or norm
v. evaluate by comparing with a standard
salient  Speak
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n. paper cut to an appropriate size for writing letters; usually with matching envelopes
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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 sheath for a sword or dagger or bayonet
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a. represented as leaping (rampant but leaning forward)
a. having a quality that thrusts itself into attention
saline  Speak
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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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a. characteristic of scholars or scholarship
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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. containing salt
n. an isotonic solution of sodium chloride and distilled water
salinity  Speak
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v. settle as sediment
v. deposit as a sediment
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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. the taste experience when common salt is taken into the mouth
n. the relative proportion of salt in a solution
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v. move about, move back and forth
v. walk by dragging one's feet
saliva  Speak
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a. commanding attention
a. causing intense interest, curiosity, or emotion
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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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a. of or relating to taxonomy
a. characterized by order and planning
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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
saltiness  Speak
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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 mass of snow heaped up by the wind
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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 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
sample  Speak
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n. a sudden forceful flow
n. a sudden or abrupt strong increase
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a. strikingly beautiful or attractive
a. commanding attention
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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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v. infuse or fill completely
v. cause (a chemical compound, vapour, solution, magnetic material) to unite with the greatest possible amount of another substance
sanctimonious  Speak
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a. excessively or hypocritically pious
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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. rich and superior in quality
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n. the status of being acknowledged as a star
sanction  Speak
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n. a slight but appreciable amount
n. (nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anything
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v. shear the wool from
v. cut or cut through with shears
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ad. in a serious manner
ad. to a severe or serious degree
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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. having a slanting form or direction
a. having an oblique or slanted direction
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v. glitter as if covered with spangles
v. decorate with spangles
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v. utter obscenities or profanities
v. have confidence or faith in
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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 mass of snow heaped up by the wind
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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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ad. in a sparse manner
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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
sanitary  Speak
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a. free from filth and pathogens
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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. 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. resolute adherence to your own ideas or desires
n. the trait of being difficult to handle or overcome
sanitation  Speak
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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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ad. in a sparse manner
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a. reflecting light
a. having a shiny surface or coating
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n. a small piece of anything (especially a piece that has been snipped off)
sap  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. 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 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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v. divide or split up
v. divide into segments
sapphire  Speak
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v. decide upon or fix definitely
v. select something or someone for a specific purpose
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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 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. maintained at length without interruption or weakening
a. (of an electric arc) continuous
sarcastic  Speak
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a. expressing or expressive of ridicule that wounds
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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 musician who performs a solo
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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
satire  Speak
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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. severely simple
n. the rear part of a ship
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v. become solid
v. make solid or more solid; cause to solidify
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n. witty language used to convey insults or scorn
satiric  Speak
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a. exposing human folly to ridicule
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a. marked by firm determination or resolution; not shakable
a. firm and dependable especially in loyalty
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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. (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
satirist  Speak
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a. completely neat and clean
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n. a humorist who uses ridicule and irony and sarcasm
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ad. in a superficial manner
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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
satisfaction  Speak
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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. act of fulfilling a desire or need or appetite
n. compensation for a wrong
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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 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
satisfactory  Speak
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a. giving satisfaction
a. meeting requirements
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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. a general feeling of excitement and heightened interest
n. someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
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ad. in a spectacular manner
saturate  Speak
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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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n. the message that is intended or expressed or signified
n. the quality of being significant
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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. power to dominate or defeat
saturated  Speak
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a. that stimulates
n. a drug that temporarily quickens some vital process
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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. an accident that destroys a ship at sea
v. cause to experience shipwreck
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v. descend into or as if into some soft substance or place
v. sink down or precipitate
saucer  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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a. glaringly vivid and graphic; marked by sensationalism
a. giving offense to moral sensibilities and injurious to reputation
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v. goad with spurs
n. a railway line connected to a trunk line
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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. retain rights to
n. (sports) the act of preventing the opposition from scoring
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a. not dense
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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. denote or connote
v. make known with a word or signal
savings  Speak
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n. a fund of money put by as a reserve
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n. any thick, viscous matter
v. cover or stain with slime
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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. (biology) taxonomic group whose members can interbreed
n. a specific kind of something
scabbard  Speak
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n. a sheath for a sword or dagger or bayonet
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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 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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v. cover by spraying with a liquid
v. be discharged in sprays of liquid
scale  Speak
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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. friendly and pleasant
a. inclined to or conducive to companionship with others
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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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v. project onto a screen for viewing
n. partition consisting of a decorative frame or panel that serves to divide a space
scaled  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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n. the excessive expression of tender feelings, nostalgia, or sadness in any form
n. a predilection for sentimentality
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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. 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. 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. read metrically
v. conform to a metrical pattern
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v. establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts
v. admit as valid
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a. shockingly repellent; inspiring horror
a. affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function
scapegoat  Speak
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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. someone who is punished for the errors of others
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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. hit a ball and put a spin on it so that it travels in a different direction
v. cut into slices
scarce  Speak
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n. being of a suspicious nature
n. an impression that something might be the case
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n. goods carried by a large vehicle
n. the act of sending off something
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a. giving satisfaction
a. meeting requirements
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a. deficient in quantity or number compared with the demand
ad. only a very short time before
scarcely  Speak
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ad. almost not
ad. only a very short time before
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a. having a slanting form or direction
a. having an oblique or slanted direction
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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 shore of a sea or ocean
scare  Speak
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v. wither, as with a loss of moisture
v. decrease in size, range, or extent
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n. a sudden attack of fear
n. sudden mass fear and anxiety over anticipated events
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n. act of fulfilling a desire or need or appetite
n. compensation for a wrong
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n. a small and compactly built upright piano
n. early model harpsichord with only one string per note
scarlet  Speak
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n. the quality of being spontaneous and coming from natural feelings without constraint
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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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n. a faint constellation in the southern hemisphere near Phoenix and Cetus
n. an artist who creates sculptures
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n. (physiology) responsiveness to external stimuli; the faculty of sensation
n. refined sensitivity to pleasurable or painful impressions
scatter  Speak
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n. creating thread
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v. add to the very end
v. serve as a supplement to
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n. acceptance of despair
n. a verbal act of admitting defeat
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v. to cause to separate and go in different directions
v. distribute loosely
scavenger  Speak
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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. enduring strength and energy
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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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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
scene  Speak
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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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v. get a sunburn by overexposure to the sun
n. redness of the skin caused by exposure to the rays of the sun
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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. a situation treated as an observable object
n. the context and environment in which something is set
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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a. lighted by sunlight
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v. utter obscenities or profanities
v. have confidence or faith in
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a. having a short and solid form or stature
scenic  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. any of several small dull-colored singing birds feeding on seeds or insects
n. small brownish European songbird
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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 action of following in order
n. serial arrangement in which things follow in logical order or a recurrent pattern
scent  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. 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. systematic combining of root and modifying elements into single words
a. artificial as if portrayed in a film
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v. cause to smell or be smelly
v. catch the scent of; get wind of
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a. not to be trusted
a. causing or tending to cause things to slip or slide
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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. 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. make a schedule; plan the time and place for events
n. a temporally organized plan for matters to be attended to
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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v. scratch repeatedly
v. bend the knees and bow in a servile manner
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a. excessively or hypocritically pious
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v. make a subtraction
v. take off or away
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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 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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a. meant or adapted for an occasion or use
a. worthy of being chosen especially as a spouse
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a. marked by firm determination or resolution; not shakable
a. firm and dependable especially in loyalty
scholarly  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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a. marked by or given to doubt
a. denying or questioning the tenets of especially a religion
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a. characteristic of scholars or scholarship
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a. following in time or order
scholarship  Speak
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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 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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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. profound scholarly knowledge
n. financial aid provided to a student on the basis of academic merit
scissors  Speak
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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. suit to a special purpose
v. become more focus on an area of activity or field of study
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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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a. characteristic of scholars or scholarship
scope  Speak
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a. having a slanting form or direction
a. having an oblique or slanted direction
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v. scratch repeatedly
v. bend the knees and bow in a servile manner
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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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v. support or hold steady and make steadfast, with or as if with a brace
v. become stable or more stable
score  Speak
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n. a young and slender person
v. move out of position
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n. lean flesh of any of several flatfish
v. put a new sole on
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ad. to the maximum degree
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n. a set of twenty members
n. grounds
scotch  Speak
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a. reflecting light
a. having a shiny surface or coating
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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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n. the amount of cargo that can be held by a boat or ship or a freight car
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v. hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of
v. make a small cut or score into
scour  Speak
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v. jump lightly
n. a gait in which steps and hops alternate
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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. the act of cleaning with a broom
a. ignoring distinctions
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v. clean with hard rubbing
n. a place that is scoured (especially by running water)
scout  Speak
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a. unsparing and uncompromising in discipline or judgment
a. severely simple
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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. scratch repeatedly
v. bend the knees and bow in a servile manner
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n. act of fulfilling a desire or need or appetite
n. compensation for a wrong
scramble  Speak
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v. bring into random order
n. an unceremonious and disorganized struggle
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n. the disbelief in any claims of ultimate knowledge
n. doubt about the truth of something
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n. apprehension about what is going to happen
n. excited anticipation of an approaching climax
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n. a sculpture representing a human or animal
scrap  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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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. 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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v. arrange in stacks
n. (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
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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. the disbelief in any claims of ultimate knowledge
n. doubt about the truth of something
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v. scratch repeatedly
v. bend the knees and bow in a servile manner
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v. goad with spurs
n. a railway line connected to a trunk line
scraping  Speak
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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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n. (usually plural) a fragment scraped off of something and collected
n. a harsh noise made by scraping
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v. attempt by employing effort
v. to exert much effort or energy
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a. separated according to race, sex, class, or religion
a. have the connection undone; having become separate
scratch  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. a state of social isolation
n. a solitary place
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v. cause to conform to standard or norm
v. evaluate by comparing with a standard
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n. young plant or tree grown from a seed
screen  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. 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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n. a faint constellation in the southern hemisphere near Phoenix and Cetus
n. an artist who creates sculptures
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v. generate and separate from cells or bodily fluids
v. place out of sight; keep secret
screw  Speak
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v. defeat someone through trickery or deceit
v. turn like a screw
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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. generate and separate from cells or bodily fluids
v. place out of sight; keep secret
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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
screwdriver  Speak
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ad. in a serious manner
ad. to a severe or serious degree
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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 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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a. represented as leaping (rampant but leaning forward)
a. having a quality that thrusts itself into attention
scruple  Speak
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v. hesitate on moral grounds
n. a unit of apothecary weight equal to 20 grains
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v. struggle for breath; have insufficient oxygen intake
v. deprive of oxygen and prevent from breathing
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v. scratch repeatedly
v. bend the knees and bow in a servile manner
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a. more than is needed, desired, or required
n. a quantity much larger than is needed
scrupulous  Speak
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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. 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. completely lacking in playfulness
a. concerned with work or important matters rather than play or trivialities
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v. cause to conform to standard or norm
v. evaluate by comparing with a standard
scuba  Speak
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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
Exercise
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
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 waste pipe that carries away sewage or surface water
n. someone who sews
sculpt  Speak
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v. wither, as with a loss of moisture
v. decrease in size, range, 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
Exercise
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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a. used of locations; having beautiful natural scenery
a. of or relating to the stage or stage scenery
sculptor  Speak
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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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a. having a short and solid form or stature
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n. a matching set of furniture
n. a musical composition of several movements only loosely connected
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n. the act of slapping on the buttocks
a. quick and energetic
sculptural  Speak
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a. relating to or consisting of sculpture
a. resembling sculpture
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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
Exercise
n. goods carried by a large vehicle
n. the act of sending off something
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v. hesitate on moral grounds
n. a unit of apothecary weight equal to 20 grains
sculpture  Speak
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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
Exercise
v. wither, as with a loss of moisture
v. decrease in size, range, or extent
Exercise
v. to pass or move unobtrusively or smoothly
n. plaything consisting of a sloping chute down which children can slide
Exercise
n. creating figures or designs in three dimensions
v. create by shaping stone or wood or any other hard material
seabed  Speak
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v. miss a step and fall or nearly fall
n. an unintentional but embarrassing blunder
Exercise
n. the bottom of a sea or ocean
Exercise
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)
Exercise
n. an adult female hog
v. place (seeds) in or on the ground for future growth
seam  Speak
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v. jump lightly
n. a gait in which steps and hops alternate
Exercise
n. the quality of being simple or uncompounded
n. a lack of penetration or subtlety
Exercise
n. (biology) a taxonomic group that is a division of a species; usually arises as a consequence of geographical isolation within a species
Exercise
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. 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
Exercise
v. direct (oneself) somewhere
v. be a guiding or motivating force or drive
Exercise
n. an underwater mountain rising above the ocean floor
Exercise
n. one who outlives another
n. one who lives through affliction
seaport  Speak
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v. make (images or sounds) sharp or sharper
v. make sharp or sharper
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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
Exercise
v. become chocked with silt
n. mud or clay or small rocks deposited by a river or lake
Exercise
n. a sheltered port where ships can take on or discharge cargo
seashore  Speak
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n. the shore of a sea or ocean
Exercise
n. a petitioner who solicits contributions or trade or votes
n. a British lawyer who gives legal advice and prepares legal documents
Exercise
n. a humorist who uses ridicule and irony and sarcasm
Exercise
v. requisition forcibly, as of enemy property
v. keep away from others
seasonal  Speak
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v. make a pretence of
v. create a representation or model of
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a. occurring at or dependent on a particular season
n. a worker who finds employment only in certain seasons
Exercise
a. notched like a saw with teeth pointing toward the apex
v. make saw-toothed or jag the edge of
Exercise
n. a young and slender person
v. move out of position
seasoning  Speak
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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
Exercise
v. keep tabs on; keep an eye on; keep under surveillance
v. watch and direct
Exercise
n. something added to food primarily for the savor it imparts
n. the act of adding a seasoning to food
Exercise
n. the quality of being spontaneous and coming from natural feelings without constraint
seaweed  Speak
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n. someone who makes or repairs articles of silver
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a. giving satisfaction
a. meeting requirements
Exercise
a. having a quality that thrusts itself into attention
a. sensational in appearance or thrilling in effect
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n. plant growing in the sea, especially marine algae
seclude  Speak
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a. able to read but not to write
a. barely able to read and write
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a. deficient in quantity or number compared with the demand
ad. only a very short time before
Exercise
v. keep away from others
Exercise
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
seclusion  Speak
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n. a sum of money allotted on a regular basis; usually for some specific purpose
Exercise
v. cover by spraying with a liquid
v. be discharged in sprays of liquid
Exercise
n. someone who makes or repairs articles of silver
Exercise
n. the act of secluding yourself from others
n. the quality of being secluded from the presence or view of others
secondary  Speak
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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
Exercise
a. having a quality that thrusts itself into attention
a. sensational in appearance or thrilling in effect
Exercise
v. give moral or emotional strength to
v. cause to feel better
Exercise
n. defectiveness or unsoundness
n. the state that precedes vomiting
secret  Speak
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ad. in a sporadic manner
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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
Exercise
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
Exercise
a. not open or public; kept private or not revealed
a. conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods
secrete  Speak
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a. (of political bodies) not controlled by outside forces
a. greatest in status or authority or power
Exercise
a. covered with or resembling slime
a. morally reprehensible
Exercise
v. generate and separate from cells or bodily fluids
v. place out of sight; keep secret
Exercise
a. sensational in appearance or thrilling in effect
a. characteristic of spectacles or drama
sect  Speak
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v. sharpen with a strap
n. a band that goes over the shoulder and supports a garment or bag
Exercise
n. a subdivision of a larger religious group
n. a dissenting clique
Exercise
n. a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence
n. a hypothesis that is taken for granted
Exercise
n. a dormant or quiescent state
n. a natural and periodic state of rest during which consciousness of the world is suspended
section  Speak
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n. a segment of a citrus fruit
n. a small army unit usually having a special function
Exercise
v. check the growth or development of
n. a creature (especially a whale) that has been prevented from attaining full growth
Exercise
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
Exercise
n. white Arctic bunting
n. a crystal of snow
sectional  Speak
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a. given to or marked by sentiment or sentimentality
a. effusively or insincerely emotional
Exercise
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
Exercise
a. completely lacking in playfulness
a. concerned with work or important matters rather than play or trivialities
Exercise
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
sector  Speak
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a. of an industry or technology; new and developing
n. atmospheric phenomena accompanying the daily appearance of the sun
Exercise
n. a particular aspect of life or activity
n. measuring instrument consisting of two graduated arms hinged at one end
Exercise
ad. almost not
ad. only a very short time before
Exercise
a. having a slanting form or direction
a. having an oblique or slanted direction
secular  Speak
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a. deficient in quantity or number compared with the demand
ad. only a very short time before
Exercise
n. the act of slapping on the buttocks
a. quick and energetic
Exercise
n. a grant paid by a government to an enterprise that benefits the public
Exercise
a. of or relating to clergy not bound by monastic vows
a. not concerned with or devoted to religion
secure  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
Exercise
v. get by special effort
v. make certain of
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
Exercise
n. a large coach-and-four formerly used to carry passengers and mail on regular routes between towns
securely  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:
Exercise
n. a caretaker for an apartment house; represents the owner as janitor and rent collector
n. a person who directs and manages an organization
Exercise
a. produced by the action of water
a. resembling or containing or formed by the accumulation of sediment
Exercise
ad. in a secure manner; in a manner free from danger
ad. in a manner free from fear or risk
security  Speak
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n. the bony skeleton of the head of vertebrates
Exercise
n. a slice of meat cut from the fleshy part of an animal or large fish
Exercise
v. examine in order to test suitability
v. arrange or order by classes or categories
Exercise
n. property that your creditor can claim in case you default on your obligation
n. the state of being free from danger or injury
sedentary  Speak
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v. become stiff or stiffer
v. make stiff or stiffer
Exercise
a. requiring sitting or little activity
Exercise
n. a poetic term for a shore (as the area periodically covered and uncovered by the tides)
v. bring to the ground
Exercise
v. close with shutters
n. a hinged blind for a window
sediment  Speak
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n. the status of being acknowledged as a star
Exercise
v. settle as sediment
v. deposit as a sediment
Exercise
v. separate or cause to separate abruptly
n. any undertaking that is easy to do
Exercise
ad. without any others being included or involved
sedimentary  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)
Exercise
a. separated according to race, sex, class, or religion
a. have the connection undone; having become separate
Exercise
n. a slight depression in the smoothness of a surface
n. a stratum of ore or coal thick enough to be mined with profit
Exercise
a. produced by the action of water
a. resembling or containing or formed by the accumulation of sediment
seduce  Speak
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n. a sum of money allotted on a regular basis; usually for some specific purpose
Exercise
v. induce to have sex
v. lure or entice away from duty, principles, or proper conduct
Exercise
a. not open or public; kept private or not revealed
a. conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods
Exercise
n. the disbelief in any claims of ultimate knowledge
n. doubt about the truth of something
seedling  Speak
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n. young plant or tree grown from a seed
Exercise
a. severely simple
n. the rear part of a ship
Exercise
n. a sculpture representing a human or animal
Exercise
a. of size and dignity suggestive of a statue
a. refined or imposing in manner or appearance; befitting a royal court
seemingly  Speak
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ad. from appearances alone
Exercise
v. make (images or sounds) sharp or sharper
v. make sharp or sharper
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
ad. in a spectacular manner
segment  Speak
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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
Exercise
n. acceptance of despair
n. a verbal act of admitting defeat
Exercise
ad. in a striking manner
Exercise
v. divide or split up
v. divide into segments
segregate  Speak
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v. put out of one's consciousness
v. reduce the incidence or severity of or stop
Exercise
a. functioning in a supporting capacity
n. a company that is completely controlled by another company
Exercise
n. a woman's full loose hiplength jacket
n. any of various light dry strong white wine from Spain and Canary Islands (including sherry)
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
seismic  Speak
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ad. in a well delineated manner
ad. changing suddenly in direction and degree
Exercise
a. readily perceived by the senses
a. able to feel or perceive
Exercise
n. a musician who performs a solo
Exercise
a. subject to or caused by an earthquake or earth vibration
seismograph  Speak
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a. functioning in a supporting capacity
a. added to complete or make up a deficiency
Exercise
a. small in quantity
a. very narrow
Exercise
n. a measuring instrument for detecting and measuring the intensity and direction and duration of movements of the ground (as an earthquake)
Exercise
a. not as expected
a. openly distrustful and unwilling to confide
seismology  Speak
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v. descend into or as if into some soft substance or place
v. sink down or precipitate
Exercise
n. the season of growth
Exercise
n. the relation between two different species of organisms that are interdependent; each gains benefits from the other
Exercise
n. the branch of geology that studies earthquakes
selection  Speak
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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
Exercise
v. generate and separate from cells or bodily fluids
v. place out of sight; keep secret
Exercise
n. a passage selected from a larger work
n. a natural process resulting in the evolution of organisms best adapted to the environment
Exercise
n. a fixed number of lines of verse forming a unit of a poem
semester  Speak
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n. half a year; a period of 6 months
n. one of two divisions of an academic year
Exercise
n. a resident of a suburb
Exercise
v. make inoperative or stop
v. render temporarily ineffective
Exercise
n. a state of social isolation
n. a solitary place
semiarid  Speak
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v. become stiff or stiffer
v. make stiff or stiffer
Exercise
a. reflecting light
a. having a shiny surface or coating
Exercise
a. somewhat arid
Exercise
v. walk as if unable to control one's movements
n. an unsteady uneven gait
semiliterate  Speak
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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
Exercise
n. enduring strength and energy
Exercise
a. able to read but not to write
a. barely able to read and write
Exercise
a. accomplished rapidly and without delay
a. characterized by speed; moving with or capable of moving with high speed
senator  Speak
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v. form intrigues (for) in an underhand manner
n. an elaborate and systematic plan of action
Exercise
n. the quality of being enduring and free from change or variation
n. a stable order (especially of society)
Exercise
a. stated explicitly or in detail
n. a fact about some part (as opposed to general)
Exercise
n. a member of a senate
sensation  Speak
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v. jump lightly
n. a gait in which steps and hops alternate
Exercise
a. free of or using methods to keep free of pathological microorganisms
a. deficient in originality or creativity; lacking powers of invention
Exercise
n. a general feeling of excitement and heightened interest
n. someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
Exercise
a. (of buildings and rooms) having ample space
a. very large in expanse or scope
sensational  Speak
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a. moist as with undried perspiration and with clothing sticking to the body
a. hot or warm and humid
Exercise
a. sensational in appearance or thrilling in effect
a. characteristic of spectacles or drama
Exercise
n. the main (mid) section of a long bone
v. equip with a shaft
Exercise
a. commanding attention
a. causing intense interest, curiosity, or emotion
sensibility  Speak
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n. (physiology) responsiveness to external stimuli; the faculty of sensation
n. refined sensitivity to pleasurable or painful impressions
Exercise
v. make a spot or mark onto
v. mark with a spot or spots so as to allow easy recognition
Exercise
n. naming explicitly
n. a restriction that is insisted upon as a condition for an agreement
Exercise
a. systematic combining of root and modifying elements into single words
a. artificial as if portrayed in a film
sensible  Speak
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ad. to a small degree or extent
ad. in a slim or slender manner
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
Exercise
n. a sheltered port where ships can take on or discharge cargo
Exercise
a. readily perceived by the senses
a. able to feel or perceive
sensitive  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
Exercise
v. be fatally overwhelmed
v. consent reluctantly
Exercise
n. someone who serves as an intermediary between the living and the dead
a. able to feel or perceive
Exercise
a. providing for termination
n. atmospheric phenomena accompanying the daily disappearance of the sun
sensitivity  Speak
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n. air pollution by a mixture of smoke and fog
Exercise
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
Exercise
a. marked by firm determination or resolution; not shakable
ad. in a steady manner
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. systematic combining of root and modifying elements into single words
a. artificial as if portrayed in a film
Exercise
n. a special variety of domesticated animals within a species
v. remove by passing through a filter
Exercise
a. of a nerve fiber or impulse originating outside and passing toward the central nervous system
a. relating to or concerned in sensation
Exercise
n. one who outlives another
n. one who lives through affliction
sentence  Speak
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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
Exercise
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
Exercise
v. sink below the surface; go under or as if under water
v. put under water
Exercise
v. hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of
v. make a small cut or score into
sentimental  Speak
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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
Exercise
a. commanding attention
a. causing intense interest, curiosity, or emotion
Exercise
a. given to or marked by sentiment or sentimentality
a. effusively or insincerely emotional
Exercise
a. showing mental alertness and calculation and resourcefulness
a. improperly forward or bold
sentimentalism  Speak
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n. paper cut to an appropriate size for writing letters; usually with matching envelopes
Exercise
n. the excessive expression of tender feelings, nostalgia, or sadness in any form
n. a predilection for sentimentality
Exercise
n. a spacecraft designed to carry a crew into interstellar space (especially in science fiction)
Exercise
v. project onto a screen for viewing
n. partition consisting of a decorative frame or panel that serves to divide a space
sentimentalize  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
Exercise
n. the internal supporting structure that gives an artifact its shape
n. a scandal that is kept secret
Exercise
v. make amorous advances towards
v. make a solicitation or petition for something desired
Exercise
v. keep away from others
separate  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
Exercise
n. the purpose of achieving or obtaining
n. Japanese alcoholic beverage made from fermented rice; usually served hot
Exercise
a. separated according to race, sex, class, or religion
a. have the connection undone; having become separate
Exercise
a. rich and superior in quality
sequence  Speak
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v. arrange in stacks
n. (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
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 craft capable of traveling in outer space; technically, a satellite around the sun
Exercise
n. a particular aspect of life or activity
n. measuring instrument consisting of two graduated arms hinged at one end
sequester  Speak
123
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n. a portable rectangular container for carrying clothes
Exercise
a. dazed from or as if from repeated blows
a. ludicrous, foolish
Exercise
v. requisition forcibly, as of enemy property
v. keep away from others
Exercise
a. disinclined to work or exertion
serene  Speak
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a. completely clear and fine
a. not agitated; without losing self-possession
Exercise
v. yield to another's wish or opinion
v. accept or undergo, often unwillingly
Exercise
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
Exercise
v. make amorous advances towards
v. make a solicitation or petition for something desired
serious  Speak
125
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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
Exercise
a. completely lacking in playfulness
a. concerned with work or important matters rather than play or trivialities
Exercise
n. a decorative pin that is worn in a necktie
Exercise
v. put out of one's consciousness
v. reduce the incidence or severity of or stop
seriously  Speak
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Exercise
n. a member of a senate
Exercise
ad. in a serious manner
ad. to a severe or serious degree
Exercise
v. walk as if unable to control one's movements
n. an unsteady uneven gait
Exercise
v. cast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers
a. shed at an early stage of development
serrated  Speak
127
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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
n. a source of materials to nourish the body
n. the financial means whereby one lives
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
v. separate or cause to separate abruptly
n. any undertaking that is easy to do
setting  Speak
128
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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
Exercise
v. cover by spraying with a liquid
v. be discharged in sprays of liquid
Exercise
n. the message that is intended or expressed or signified
n. the quality of being significant
Exercise
a. marked by firm determination or resolution; not shakable
ad. in a steady manner
severe  Speak
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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
a. unsparing and uncompromising in discipline or judgment
a. severely simple
Exercise
n. a natural process resulting in the evolution of organisms best adapted to the environment
n. something that survives
Exercise
n. creating figures or designs in three dimensions
v. create by shaping stone or wood or any other hard material
sewer  Speak
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Exercise
a. produced by the action of water
a. resembling or containing or formed by the accumulation of sediment
Exercise
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
Exercise
v. cause to conform to standard or norm
v. evaluate by comparing with a standard
Exercise
n. a waste pipe that carries away sewage or surface water
n. someone who sews
sewerage  Speak
131
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n. a mass of snow heaped up by the wind
Exercise
n. a particular aspect of life or activity
n. measuring instrument consisting of two graduated arms hinged at one end
Exercise
n. a waste pipe that carries away sewage or surface water
n. waste matter carried away in sewers or drains
Exercise
n. the excessive expression of tender feelings, nostalgia, or sadness in any form
n. a predilection for sentimentality
shade  Speak
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v. rip off; ask an unreasonable price
v. charge an extra fee, as for a special service
Exercise
n. echinoderms characterized by five arms extending from a central disk
Exercise
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
Exercise
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
shaft  Speak
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ad. in a serious manner
ad. to a severe or serious degree
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n. the main (mid) section of a long bone
v. equip with a shaft
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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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a. following in time or order
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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 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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v. make inoperative or stop
v. render temporarily ineffective
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v. become shallow
v. make shallow
sharpen  Speak
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a. excessively or hypocritically pious
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v. make (images or sounds) sharp or sharper
v. make sharp or sharper
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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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n. power to dominate or defeat
sharply  Speak
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a. functioning in a supporting capacity
a. added to complete or make up a deficiency
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v. make inoperative or stop
v. render temporarily ineffective
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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 well delineated manner
ad. changing suddenly in direction and degree
shatter  Speak
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v. break into many pieces
v. damage or destroy
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n. someone who is punished for the errors of others
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n. a subdivision of a larger religious group
n. a dissenting clique
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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
shear  Speak
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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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a. relating to or consisting of sculpture
a. resembling sculpture
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v. shear the wool from
v. cut or cut through with shears
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n. the bottom of a sea or ocean
sheath  Speak
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v. shear the wool from
v. cut or cut through with shears
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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 very tall building with many stories
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n. a protective covering (as for a knife or sword)
n. a dress suitable for formal occasions
shed  Speak
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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 quantity added (e.g. to make up for a deficiency)
n. the act of supplementing
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v. cast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers
a. shed at an early stage of development
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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
sheer  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. something added to food primarily for the savor it imparts
n. the act of adding a seasoning to food
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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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a. so thin as to transmit light
a. very steep; having a prominent and almost vertical front
shell  Speak
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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. an accident that destroys a ship at sea
v. cause to experience shipwreck
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a. relating to or consisting of sculpture
a. resembling sculpture
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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
shellfish  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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n. profound scholarly knowledge
n. financial aid provided to a student on the basis of academic merit
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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. friendly and pleasant
a. inclined to or conducive to companionship with others
shelter  Speak
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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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a. devoid of any qualifications or disguise or adornment
ad. completely
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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. save up as for future use
n. a secret store of valuables or money
sheltered  Speak
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n. a resident of a suburb
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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 dense
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n. the hard largely calcareous covering of a mollusc or a brachiopod
n. a very light narrow racing boat
shepherd  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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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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ad. to the maximum degree
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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
shield  Speak
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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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n. a sudden forceful flow
n. a sudden or abrupt strong increase
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n. a humorist who uses ridicule and irony and sarcasm
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n. a protective covering or structure
v. hold back a thought or feeling about
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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. hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of
v. treat with excessive indulgence
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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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v. have a craving, appetite, or great desire for
v. be hungry; go without food
shifting  Speak
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a. (of soil) unstable
a. changing position or direction
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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. containing salt
n. an isotonic solution of sodium chloride and distilled water
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v. make a sketch of
n. a humorous or satirical drawing published in a newspaper or magazine
shine  Speak
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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 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. able to read but not to write
a. barely able to read and write
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a. not making concessions
a. having rugged physical strength; inured to fatigue or hardships
shingle  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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v. distinguish oneself
v. be greater in scope or size than some standard
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ad. in a sparse manner
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v. save up as for future use
n. a secret store of valuables or money
shining  Speak
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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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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. (of political bodies) not controlled by outside forces
a. greatest in status or authority or power
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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
shiny  Speak
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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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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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a. reflecting light
a. having a shiny surface or coating
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v. descend into or as if into some soft substance or place
v. sink down or precipitate
shipload  Speak
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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. concerned with sacred matters or religion or the church
a. concerned with or affecting the spirit or soul
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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. property that your creditor can claim in case you default on your obligation
n. the state of being free from danger or injury
shipment  Speak
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v. enclose or envelop completely, as if by swallowing
v. tolerate or accommodate oneself to
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n. goods carried by a large vehicle
n. the act of sending off something
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v. sink below the surface; go under or as if under water
v. put under water
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a. readily perceived by the senses
a. able to feel or perceive
shipwreck  Speak
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n. a small piece of anything (especially a piece that has been snipped off)
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v. continue to live through hardship or adversity
v. support oneself
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n. an accident that destroys a ship at sea
v. cause to experience shipwreck
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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
shipwright  Speak
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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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v. get on top of; deal with successfully
v. to put down by force or authority
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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. a carpenter who helps build and launch wooden vessels
shock  Speak
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n. the season of growth
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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 disbelief in any claims of ultimate knowledge
n. doubt about the truth of something
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ad. in a well delineated manner
ad. changing suddenly in direction and degree
shocked  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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v. draw back, as with fear or pain
v. become smaller or draw together
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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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v. give moral or emotional strength to
v. cause to feel better
shocking  Speak
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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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a. devoid of any qualifications or disguise or adornment
ad. completely
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a. relating to or derived from the sun or utilizing the energies of the sun
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v. represent according to a conventional style
shortcut  Speak
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n. a route shorter than the usual one
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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. 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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a. free of or using methods to keep free of pathological microorganisms
a. deficient in originality or creativity; lacking powers of invention
shot  Speak
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n. a decorative pin that is worn in a necktie
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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. the act of cleaning with a broom
a. ignoring distinctions
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n. a small and compactly built upright piano
n. early model harpsichord with only one string per note
shrink  Speak
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v. draw back, as with fear or pain
v. become smaller or draw together
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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. 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 thread
shrinkage  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. 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 message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence
v. imagine to be the case or true or probable
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v. make a sketch of
n. a humorous or satirical drawing published in a newspaper or magazine
shrivel  Speak
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v. wither, as with a loss of moisture
v. decrease in size, range, or extent
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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. block consisting of a thick piece of something
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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
shrub  Speak
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n. a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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v. make a pretence of
v. create a representation or model of
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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. 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
shuffle  Speak
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ad. in a strenuous manner; strongly or vigorously
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v. move about, move back and forth
v. walk by dragging one's feet
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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 union of interests or purposes or sympathies among members of a group
shutter  Speak
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v. close with shutters
n. a hinged blind for a window
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n. the act of cleaning with a broom
a. ignoring distinctions
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v. descend into or as if into some soft substance or place
v. sink down or precipitate
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n. a punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information
v. move or stir about violently
shuttle  Speak
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n. the rays of the sun
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a. having a short and solid form or stature
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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
Exercise
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
shy  Speak
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a. lacking self-confidence
a. short
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v. decide upon or fix definitely
v. select something or someone for a specific purpose
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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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a. indicating the most important performer or role
a. being or relating to or resembling or emanating from stars
shyness  Speak
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n. goods carried by a large vehicle
n. the act of sending off something
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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 feeling of fear of embarrassment
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v. clean with hard rubbing
n. a place that is scoured (especially by running water)
sick  Speak
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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. walk as if unable to control one's movements
n. an unsteady uneven gait
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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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a. shockingly repellent; inspiring horror
a. affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function
sickness  Speak
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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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n. the disbelief in any claims of ultimate knowledge
n. doubt about the truth of something
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ad. to a moderately sufficient extent or degree
ad. to a small degree or extent
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n. defectiveness or unsoundness
n. the state that precedes vomiting
sidestep  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
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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. 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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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)
sideways  Speak
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n. a fund of money put by as a reserve
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n. a matching set of furniture
n. a musical composition of several movements only loosely connected
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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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ad. to, toward or at one side
ad. toward one side
siege  Speak
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a. reflecting light
a. having a shiny surface or coating
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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. the action of an armed force that surrounds a fortified place and isolates it while continuing to attack
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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 message that is intended or expressed or signified
n. the quality of being significant
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a. lacking self-confidence
a. short
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v. induce to have sex
v. lure or entice away from duty, principles, or proper conduct
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n. a decorative pin that is worn in a necktie
significant  Speak
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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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v. save up as for future use
n. a secret store of valuables or money
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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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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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v. separate or cause to separate abruptly
n. any undertaking that is easy to do
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n. an underwater mountain rising above the ocean floor
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v. denote or connote
v. make known with a word or signal
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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
silica  Speak
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n. someone who makes or repairs articles of silver
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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. import or export without paying customs duties
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n. a large coach-and-four formerly used to carry passengers and mail on regular routes between towns
silicate  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. a salt or ester derived from silicic acid
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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. the relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society
n. a state at a particular time
silly  Speak
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a. dazed from or as if from repeated blows
a. ludicrous, foolish
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v. glitter as if covered with spangles
v. decorate with spangles
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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 kind or category
n. V-shaped sleeve badge indicating military rank and service
silt  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. the disbelief in any claims of ultimate knowledge
n. doubt about the truth of something
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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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n. the branch of geology that studies earthquakes
silversmith  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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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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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. someone who makes or repairs articles of silver
simplicity  Speak
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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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ad. in a strong substantial way
ad. to a great extent or degree
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n. creating thread
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n. the quality of being simple or uncompounded
n. a lack of penetration or subtlety
simulate  Speak
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n. block consisting of a thick piece of something
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v. direct (oneself) somewhere
v. be a guiding or motivating force or drive
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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. make a pretence of
v. create a representation or model of
simultaneous  Speak
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v. defeat someone through trickery or deceit
v. turn like a screw
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n. the act of cleaning with a broom
a. ignoring distinctions
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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. occurring or operating at the same time
sinuous  Speak
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ad. to a moderately sufficient extent or degree
ad. to a small degree or extent
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v. import or export without paying customs duties
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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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a. curved or curving in and out
skeleton  Speak
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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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a. of a quantity that can fulfill a need or requirement but without being abundant
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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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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
skeptical  Speak
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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. 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 mental position from which things are viewed
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a. marked by or given to doubt
a. denying or questioning the tenets of especially a religion
skepticism  Speak
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v. spring back; spring away from an impact
v. produce or disclose suddenly or unexpectedly
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n. enduring strength and energy
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n. the disbelief in any claims of ultimate knowledge
n. doubt about the truth of something
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n. temporary housing for homeless or displaced persons
v. invest (money) so that it is not taxable
sketch  Speak
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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. produced by the action of water
a. resembling or containing or formed by the accumulation of sediment
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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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ad. in a square shape
ad. firmly and solidly
skimp  Speak
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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 source of materials to nourish the body
n. the financial means whereby one lives
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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. work hastily or carelessly; deal with inadequately and superficially
v. limit in quality or quantity
skip  Speak
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v. jump lightly
n. a gait in which steps and hops alternate
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a. of a quantity that can fulfill a need or requirement but without being abundant
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n. a mass of snow heaped up by the wind
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v. induce to have sex
v. lure or entice away from duty, principles, or proper conduct
skull  Speak
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v. give moral or emotional strength to
v. cause to feel better
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n. someone who is punished for the errors of others
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a. shockingly repellent; inspiring horror
a. affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function
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n. the bony skeleton of the head of vertebrates
skyrocket  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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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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a. relating to or derived from the sun or utilizing the energies of the sun
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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
skyscraper  Speak
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n. a very tall building with many stories
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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. attempt by employing effort
v. to exert much effort or energy
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v. hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of
v. make a small cut or score into
slab  Speak
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a. relating to or consisting of sculpture
a. resembling sculpture
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n. the amount that has spoiled
n. the process of becoming spoiled
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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. block consisting of a thick piece of something
slander  Speak
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v. combine and form a synthesis
v. combine so as to form a more complex, product
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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. someone who makes or repairs articles of silver
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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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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. a punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information
v. move or stir about violently
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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. systematic combining of root and modifying elements into single words
a. artificial as if portrayed in a film
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v. cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner
v. cause to occur rapidly
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a. blindly imitative
a. abjectly submissive; characteristic of a slave or servant
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n. the internal supporting structure that gives an artifact its shape
n. a scandal that is kept secret
slender  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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a. small in quantity
a. very narrow
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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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ad. without any others being included or involved
slice  Speak
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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. 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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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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a. not responding to treatment
a. tenaciously unwilling or marked by tenacious unwillingness to yield
slide  Speak
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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. 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. a situation treated as an observable object
n. the context and environment in which something is set
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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. pay no attention to, disrespect
n. a deliberate discourteous act (usually as an expression of anger or disapproval)
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n. being of a suspicious nature
n. an impression that something might be the case
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n. wood that is easy to saw (from conifers such as pine or fir)
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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
slightly  Speak
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ad. to a small degree or extent
ad. in a slim or slender manner
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n. a slight but appreciable amount
n. (nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anything
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n. a member of a senate
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n. wood that is easy to saw (from conifers such as pine or fir)
slime  Speak
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n. any thick, viscous matter
v. cover or stain with slime
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v. break into many pieces
v. damage or destroy
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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. a grant paid by a government to an enterprise that benefits the public
slimy  Speak
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v. close with shutters
n. a hinged blind for a window
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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. covered with or resembling slime
a. morally reprehensible
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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
slip  Speak
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n. a young and slender person
v. move out of position
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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 spacecraft designed to carry a crew into interstellar space (especially in science fiction)
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n. a sum of money allotted on a regular basis; usually for some specific purpose
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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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ad. to a moderately sufficient extent or degree
ad. to a small degree or extent
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n. a momentary flash of light
n. Scottish writer of satirical novels (born in 1918)
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n. temporary housing for homeless or displaced persons
v. invest (money) so that it is not taxable
slippery  Speak
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a. lacking self-confidence
a. short
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a. not to be trusted
a. causing or tending to cause things to slip or slide
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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. goods carried by a large vehicle
n. the act of sending off something
sloop  Speak
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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 sailing vessel with a single mast set about one third of the boat's length aft of the bow
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a. subject to or caused by an earthquake or earth vibration
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n. a portable rectangular container for carrying clothes
slope  Speak
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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. somewhat arid
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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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a. lighted by sunlight
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a. having a slanting form or direction
a. having an oblique or slanted direction
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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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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. produced by the action of water
a. resembling or containing or formed by the accumulation of sediment
sloth  Speak
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v. get by special effort
v. make certain of
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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 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 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
slothful  Speak
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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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a. disinclined to work or exertion
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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. the amount of cargo that can be held by a boat or ship or a freight car
sluggish  Speak
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ad. in a spectacular manner
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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 business) not active or brisk
a. moving slowly
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n. someone who makes or repairs articles of silver
slum  Speak
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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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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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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 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
slumber  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. an underwater mountain rising above the ocean floor
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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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v. bring into random order
n. an unceremonious and disorganized struggle
smart  Speak
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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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a. showing mental alertness and calculation and resourcefulness
a. improperly forward or bold
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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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a. of an industry or technology; new and developing
n. atmospheric phenomena accompanying the daily appearance of the sun
smog  Speak
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n. air pollution by a mixture of smoke and fog
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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. apprehension about what is going to happen
n. excited anticipation of an approaching climax
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n. a momentary flash of light
n. Scottish writer of satirical novels (born in 1918)
smoothly  Speak
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ad. in a smooth and diplomatic manner
ad. with no problems or difficulties
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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. in opposition to a civil authority or government
n. a radical supporter of political or social revolution
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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
smother  Speak
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n. a sheath for a sword or dagger or bayonet
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n. the main (mid) section of a long bone
v. equip with a shaft
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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. a stifling cloud of smoke
v. deprive of the oxygen necessary for combustion
smuggle  Speak
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v. import or export without paying customs duties
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v. to cause to separate and go in different directions
v. distribute loosely
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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. 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
snap  Speak
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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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v. pay no attention to, disrespect
n. a deliberate discourteous act (usually as an expression of anger or disapproval)
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v. separate or cause to separate abruptly
n. any undertaking that is easy to do
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n. the excessive expression of tender feelings, nostalgia, or sadness in any form
n. a predilection for sentimentality
snippet  Speak
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n. a carpenter who helps build and launch wooden vessels
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n. young plant or tree grown from a seed
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n. a slight but appreciable amount
n. (nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anything
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n. a small piece of anything (especially a piece that has been snipped off)
snowdrift  Speak
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a. reflecting light
a. having a shiny surface or coating
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n. a mass of snow heaped up by the wind
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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. 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. white Arctic bunting
n. a crystal of snow
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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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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. 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
snug  Speak
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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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a. systematic combining of root and modifying elements into single words
a. artificial as if portrayed in a film
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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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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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a. separated according to race, sex, class, or religion
a. have the connection undone; having become separate
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a. that stimulates
n. a drug that temporarily quickens some vital process
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a. friendly and pleasant
a. inclined to or conducive to companionship with others
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v. cause to smell or be smelly
v. catch the scent of; get wind of
softwood  Speak
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v. combine and form a synthesis
v. combine so as to form a more complex, product
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ad. in a well delineated manner
ad. changing suddenly in direction and degree
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n. wood that is easy to saw (from conifers such as pine or fir)
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n. the internal supporting structure that gives an artifact its shape
n. a scandal that is kept secret
solar  Speak
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a. relating to or derived from the sun or utilizing the energies of the sun
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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 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. profound scholarly knowledge
n. financial aid provided to a student on the basis of academic merit
solder  Speak
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n. the status of being acknowledged as a star
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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. add to the very end
v. serve as a supplement to
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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:
soldier  Speak
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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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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 system of symbols and symbolic representations
n. the practice of investing things with symbolic meaning
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v. work hastily or carelessly; deal with inadequately and superficially
v. limit in quality or quantity
sole  Speak
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n. lean flesh of any of several flatfish
v. put a new sole on
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n. a salt or ester derived from silicic acid
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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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a. unsparing and uncompromising in discipline or judgment
a. severely simple
solely  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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ad. without any others being included or involved
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v. cause to conform to standard or norm
v. evaluate by comparing with a standard
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ad. to a moderately sufficient extent or degree
ad. to a small degree or extent
solemn  Speak
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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. significant progress (especially in the phrase
v. cover or traverse by taking long steps
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ad. in a strong substantial way
ad. to a great extent or degree
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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
solicit  Speak
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a. relating to or consisting of sculpture
a. resembling sculpture
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a. not dense
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v. make amorous advances towards
v. make a solicitation or petition for something desired
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a. produced by the action of water
a. resembling or containing or formed by the accumulation of sediment
solicitor  Speak
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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. make synchronous and adjust in time or manner
v. operate simultaneously
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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. that stimulates
n. a drug that temporarily quickens some vital process
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v. save up as for future use
n. a secret store of valuables or money
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n. being of a suspicious nature
n. an impression that something might be the case
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n. a union of interests or purposes or sympathies among members of a group
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v. hesitate on moral grounds
n. a unit of apothecary weight equal to 20 grains
solidify  Speak
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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 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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v. clean with hard rubbing
n. a place that is scoured (especially by running water)
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v. become solid
v. make solid or more solid; cause to solidify
solitary  Speak
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n. a mass of snow heaped up by the wind
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n. being of a suspicious nature
n. an impression that something might be the case
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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. sharpen with a strap
n. a band that goes over the shoulder and supports a garment or bag
solitude  Speak
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ad. in a strenuous manner; strongly or vigorously
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v. put out of one's consciousness
v. reduce the incidence or severity of or stop
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ad. in a sparse manner
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n. a state of social isolation
n. a solitary place
solo  Speak
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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. having a strong physiological or chemical effect
a. incapable of or resistant to bending
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v. arrange according to a system or reduce to a system
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ad. in a sporadic manner
soloist  Speak
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a. in regular succession without gaps
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n. a musician who performs a solo
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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 buildings and rooms) having ample space
a. very large in expanse or scope
soluble  Speak
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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. devoid of any qualifications or disguise or adornment
ad. completely
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a. sensational in appearance or thrilling in effect
a. characteristic of spectacles or drama
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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)
solution  Speak
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n. a method for solving a problem
n. the successful action of solving a problem
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a. expressing or expressive of ridicule that wounds
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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. occurring or operating at the same time
somewhat  Speak
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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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ad. to a moderately sufficient extent or degree
ad. to a small degree or extent
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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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v. cause to conform to standard or norm
v. evaluate by comparing with a standard
soothe  Speak
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v. keep tabs on; keep an eye on; keep under surveillance
v. watch and direct
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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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v. treat or classify according to a mental stereotype
n. a conventional or formulaic conception or image
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v. give moral or emotional strength to
v. cause to feel better
sophisticated  Speak
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n. controlling influence
v. move or walk in a swinging or swaying manner
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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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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. small in quantity
a. very narrow
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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. 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. pay no attention to, disrespect
n. a deliberate discourteous act (usually as an expression of anger or disapproval)
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n. a stifling cloud of smoke
v. deprive of the oxygen necessary for combustion
sort  Speak
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v. examine in order to test suitability
v. arrange or order by classes or categories
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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. 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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v. defeat someone through trickery or deceit
v. turn like a screw
soundproof  Speak
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v. insulate against noise
a. impervious to, or not penetrable by, sound
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n. the season of growth
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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 fixed number of lines of verse forming a unit of a poem
sour  Speak
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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. goad with spurs
n. a railway line connected to a trunk line
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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. 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
souvenir  Speak
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n. a reminder of past events
n. something of sentimental value
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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. 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. more than is needed, desired, or required
n. a quantity much larger than is needed
sovereign  Speak
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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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a. (of political bodies) not controlled by outside forces
a. greatest in status or authority or power
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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 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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a. of or relating to the sympathetic nervous system
a. showing or motivated by sympathy and understanding and generosity
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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. 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. royal authority; the dominion of a monarch
n. government free from external control
sow  Speak
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n. the act of slapping on the buttocks
a. quick and energetic
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a. constituting or involving subtraction
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v. make a pretence of
v. create a representation or model of
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n. an adult female hog
v. place (seeds) in or on the ground for future growth
soy  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. the tube of a tobacco pipe
n. front part of a vessel or aircraft
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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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n. a source of oil; used for forage and soil improvement and as food
n. erect bushy hairy annual herb having trifoliate lea...
soybean  Speak
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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. the internal supporting structure that gives an artifact its shape
n. a scandal that is kept secret
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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 young and slender person
v. move out of position
spacecraft  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. a craft capable of traveling in outer space; technically, a satellite around the sun
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a. devoid of any qualifications or disguise or adornment
ad. completely
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n. creating thread
spaceship  Speak
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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. a spacecraft designed to carry a crew into interstellar space (especially in science fiction)
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n. a caretaker for an apartment house; represents the owner as janitor and rent collector
n. a person who directs and manages an organization
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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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v. read metrically
v. conform to a metrical pattern
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a. (of buildings and rooms) having ample space
a. very large in expanse or scope
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v. add to the very end
v. serve as a supplement to
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ad. to a surpassing degree
span  Speak
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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 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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v. arrange in stacks
n. (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
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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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v. glitter as if covered with spangles
v. decorate with spangles
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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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v. distinguish oneself
v. be greater in scope or size than some standard
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n. block consisting of a thick piece of something
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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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n. a residential district located on the outskirts of a city
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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
spare  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. the act of looking or seeing or observing
v. plot a map of (land)
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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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v. establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts
v. admit as valid
spark  Speak
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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 sculpture representing a human or animal
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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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ad. almost not
ad. only a very short time before
sparrow  Speak
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n. a humorist who uses ridicule and irony and sarcasm
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a. characteristic of scholars or scholarship
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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 fund of money put by as a reserve
sparse  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. represent according to a conventional style
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a. not dense
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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
sparsely  Speak
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n. a momentary flash of light
n. Scottish writer of satirical novels (born in 1918)
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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. 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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ad. in a sparse manner
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a. rich and superior in quality
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n. being of a suspicious nature
n. an impression that something might be the case
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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. call forth
n. the mass of eggs deposited by fish or amphibians or molluscs
specialized  Speak
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n. a salt or ester derived from silicic acid
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v. become shallow
v. make shallow
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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. suit to a special purpose
v. become more focus on an area of activity or field of study
species  Speak
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ad. without any others being included or involved
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n. (biology) taxonomic group whose members can interbreed
n. a specific kind of something
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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. any of several small dull-colored singing birds feeding on seeds or insects
n. small brownish European songbird
specific  Speak
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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. requisition forcibly, as of enemy property
v. keep away from others
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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 fixed number of lines of verse forming a unit of a poem
specification  Speak
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n. a sheltered port where ships can take on or discharge cargo
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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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a. represented as leaping (rampant but leaning forward)
a. having a quality that thrusts itself into attention
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n. naming explicitly
n. a restriction that is insisted upon as a condition for an agreement
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v. decide upon or fix definitely
v. select something or someone for a specific purpose
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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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v. gain strength
v. give a healthy elasticity to
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a. that stimulates
n. a drug that temporarily quickens some vital process
specify  Speak
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v. decide upon or fix definitely
v. select something or someone for a specific purpose
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n. the status of being acknowledged as a star
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n. goods carried by a large vehicle
n. the act of sending off something
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n. a source of materials to nourish the body
n. the financial means whereby one lives
specimen  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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a. strikingly beautiful or attractive
a. commanding attention
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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 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
speck  Speak
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n. a slight but appreciable amount
n. (nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anything
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a. (of soil) soft and watery
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a. subject to or caused by an earthquake or earth vibration
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n. a young and slender person
v. move out of position
spectacle  Speak
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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. completely clear and fine
a. not agitated; without losing self-possession
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a. free from ambiguity
a. without concealment or deception; honest
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n. a carpenter who helps build and launch wooden vessels
spectacular  Speak
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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. not growing or changing; without force or vitality
a. not circulating or flowing
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n. a thick sweet sticky liquid
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a. sensational in appearance or thrilling in effect
a. characteristic of spectacles or drama
spectacularly  Speak
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n. the bony skeleton of the head of vertebrates
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n. a sudden forceful flow
n. a sudden or abrupt strong increase
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a. demanding strict attention to rules and procedures
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ad. in a spectacular manner
spectator  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. 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. the act of cleaning with a broom
a. ignoring distinctions
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n. a mental position from which things are viewed
spectrum  Speak
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a. showing mental alertness and calculation and resourcefulness
a. improperly forward or bold
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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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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 with a round shape resembling a flat circular plate
n. directional antenna consisting of a parabolic reflector for microwave or radio frequency radiation
speculate  Speak
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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. an act passed by a legislative body
a. enacted by a legislative body
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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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n. the hard largely calcareous covering of a mollusc or a brachiopod
n. a very light narrow racing boat
speedy  Speak
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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. 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. any thick, viscous matter
v. cover or stain with slime
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a. sensational in appearance or thrilling in effect
a. characteristic of spectacles or drama
sphere  Speak
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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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n. the geographical area in which one nation is very influential
n. any spherically shaped artifact
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n. a musician who performs a solo
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v. continue to live through hardship or adversity
v. support oneself
spherical  Speak
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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 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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v. cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner
v. cause to occur rapidly
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a. of or relating to spheres or resembling a sphere
a. having the shape of a sphere or ball
spill  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
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ad. almost not
ad. only a very short time before
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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. able to make fine distinctions
a. difficult to detect or grasp by the mind or analyze
spinach  Speak
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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. represent in bodily form
v. solidify, firm, or strengthen
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ad. in a serious manner
ad. to a severe or serious degree
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n. the bottom of a sea or ocean
spinal  Speak
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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
Exercise
a. of or relating to spheres or resembling a sphere
a. having the shape of a sphere or ball
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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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ad. to a moderately sufficient extent or degree
ad. to a small degree or extent
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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a. that stimulates
n. a drug that temporarily quickens some vital process
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v. make a subtraction
v. take off or away
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n. the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the horizontal
n. an elevated geological formation
spinet  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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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 small and compactly built upright piano
n. early model harpsichord with only one string per note
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n. a thick sweet sticky liquid
spinning  Speak
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n. a union of interests or purposes or sympathies among members of a group
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n. a state of social isolation
n. a solitary place
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a. friendly and pleasant
a. inclined to or conducive to companionship with others
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n. creating thread
spiny  Speak
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v. watch and direct
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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. (biology) taxonomic group whose members can interbreed
n. a specific kind of something
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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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n. spectacles that are darkened or polarized to protect the eyes from the glare of the sun
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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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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. a Boy Scout or Girl Scout
n. someone who can find paths through unexplored territory
spiritual  Speak
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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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v. separate or cause to separate abruptly
n. any undertaking that is easy to do
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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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v. examine in order to test suitability
v. arrange or order by classes or categories
splash  Speak
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n. apprehension about what is going to happen
n. excited anticipation of an approaching climax
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v. soil or stain with a splashed liquid
n. the act of scattering water about haphazardly
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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. any of several small dull-colored singing birds feeding on seeds or insects
n. small brownish European songbird
splendor  Speak
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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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n. a quality that outshines the usual
n. the quality of being magnificent or splendid or grand
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n. the rays of the sun
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v. suit to a special purpose
v. become more focus on an area of activity or field of study
split  Speak
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n. a sudden forceful flow
n. a sudden or abrupt strong increase
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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. resolute adherence to your own ideas or desires
n. the trait of being difficult to handle or overcome
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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
spoil  Speak
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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. dependable
n. a strong very dark heavy-bodied ale made from pale malt and roasted unmalted barley and (often) caramel malt with hops
Exercise
v. hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of
v. treat with excessive indulgence
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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)
spoilage  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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v. requisition forcibly, as of enemy property
v. keep away from others
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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. the amount that has spoiled
n. the process of becoming spoiled
sponge  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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v. form intrigues (for) in an underhand manner
n. an elaborate and systematic plan of action
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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. controlling influence
v. move or walk in a swinging or swaying manner
spontaneity  Speak
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n. the quality of being spontaneous and coming from natural feelings without constraint
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n. (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
n. anything that accompanies X and is regarded as an indication of X's existence
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
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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
spontaneous  Speak
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v. yield to another's wish or opinion
v. accept or undergo, often unwillingly
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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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a. said or done without having been planned or written in advance
a. happening or arising without apparent external cause
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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. (often followed by `of' or `to') yielding readily to or capable of
a. easily impressed emotionally
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ad. in a spontaneous manner
ad. without advance preparation
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a. free from filth and pathogens
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ad. to a moderately sufficient extent or degree
ad. to a small degree or extent
spoon  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
Exercise
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
Exercise
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. distinguish oneself
v. be greater in scope or size than some standard
sporadically  Speak
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n. acceptance of despair
n. a verbal act of admitting defeat
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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. a fund of money put by as a reserve
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ad. in a sporadic manner
spot  Speak
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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
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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 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
spotless  Speak
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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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a. strikingly beautiful or attractive
a. commanding attention
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a. completely neat and clean
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ad. to a small degree or extent
ad. in a slim or slender manner
spotlight  Speak
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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. a craft capable of traveling in outer space; technically, a satellite around the sun
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a. expressing or expressive of ridicule that wounds
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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
sprawl  Speak
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a. not to be trusted
a. causing or tending to cause things to slip or slide
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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. a craft capable of traveling in outer space; technically, a satellite around the sun
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a. readily perceived by the senses
a. able to feel or perceive
spray  Speak
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v. cover by spraying with a liquid
v. be discharged in sprays of liquid
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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. two words that can be interchanged in a context are said to be synonymous relative to that context
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a. containing salt
n. an isotonic solution of sodium chloride and distilled water
spring  Speak
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n. enduring strength and energy
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v. spring back; spring away from an impact
v. produce or disclose suddenly or unexpectedly
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v. imagine to be the case or true or probable
a. not as expected
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v. cast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers
a. shed at an early stage of development
springtime  Speak
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n. the season of growth
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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
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. United States meat-packer who began the use of refrigerated railroad cars (1839-1903)
n. an English satirist born in Ireland (1667-1745)
sprout  Speak
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ad. in a smooth and diplomatic manner
ad. with no problems or difficulties
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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. any stimulating information or event; acts to arouse action
n. the act of arousing an organism to action
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v. to cause to separate and go in different directions
v. distribute loosely
spur  Speak
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a. expressing or expressive of ridicule that wounds
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v. goad with spurs
n. a railway line connected to a trunk line
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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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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
squarely  Speak
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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. a sudden attack of fear
n. sudden mass fear and anxiety over anticipated events
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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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ad. in a square shape
ad. firmly and solidly
squash  Speak
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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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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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ad. in a superficial manner
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a. demanding strict attention to rules and procedures
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v. make (images or sounds) sharp or sharper
v. make sharp or sharper
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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 situation treated as an observable object
n. the context and environment in which something is set
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n. a section of a section; a part of a part; i.e., a part of something already divided
squirrel  Speak
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a. briefly giving the gist of something
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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. a quality that outshines the usual
n. the quality of being magnificent or splendid or grand
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n. a kind of arboreal rodent having a long bushy tail
n. the fur of a squirrel
stability  Speak
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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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v. requisition forcibly, as of enemy property
v. keep away from others
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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. make inoperative or stop
v. render temporarily ineffective
stabilize  Speak
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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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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
Exercise
n. the main (mid) section of a long bone
v. equip with a shaft
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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. (of buildings and rooms) having ample space
a. very large in expanse or scope
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n. a large orchestra; can perform symphonies
n. a long and complex sonata for symphony orchestra
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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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a. not taking part readily in chemical change
v. shelter in a stable
stack  Speak
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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. save or relieve from an experience or action
n. an extra car wheel and tire for a four-wheel vehicle
Exercise
v. arrange in stacks
n. (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
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n. the capacity for being stretched
a. easily stretched
staff  Speak
327
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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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ad. in a sporadic manner
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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. cover by spraying with a liquid
v. be discharged in sprays of liquid
stagecoach  Speak
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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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n. a kind of arboreal rodent having a long bushy tail
n. the fur of a squirrel
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n. a carpenter who helps build and launch wooden vessels
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n. a sheltered port where ships can take on or discharge cargo
stagger  Speak
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n. a thick sweet sticky liquid
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n. a mass of snow heaped up by the wind
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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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v. walk as if unable to control one's movements
n. an unsteady uneven gait
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v. wither, as with a loss of moisture
v. decrease in size, range, or extent
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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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v. walk as if unable to control one's movements
n. an unsteady uneven gait
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a. not growing or changing; without force or vitality
a. not circulating or flowing
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n. a fixed number of lines of verse forming a unit of a poem
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n. the bony skeleton of the head of vertebrates
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a. showing mental alertness and calculation and resourcefulness
a. improperly forward or bold
stain  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. 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 sheath for a sword or dagger or bayonet
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v. rip off; ask an unreasonable price
v. charge an extra fee, as for a special service
stained  Speak
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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. a sheath for a sword or dagger or bayonet
Exercise
n. goods carried by a large vehicle
n. the act of sending off something
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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
staircase  Speak
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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. (usually plural) a fragment scraped off of something and collected
n. a harsh noise made by scraping
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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 way of access (upward and downward) consisting of a set of steps
stalk  Speak
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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 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 relation between two different species of organisms that are interdependent; each gains benefits from the other
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n. the bony skeleton of the head of vertebrates
stamina  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. of or relating to taxonomy
a. characterized by order and planning
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ad. to the maximum degree
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n. enduring strength and energy
standard  Speak
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v. wither, as with a loss of moisture
v. decrease in size, range, or extent
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v. hesitate on moral grounds
n. a unit of apothecary weight equal to 20 grains
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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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a. commonly used or supplied
a. regularly and widely used or sold
standardize  Speak
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n. a sheath for a sword or dagger or bayonet
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n. controlling influence
v. move or walk in a swinging or swaying manner
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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. cause to conform to standard or norm
v. evaluate by comparing with a standard
standardized  Speak
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n. the tube of a tobacco pipe
n. front part of a vessel or aircraft
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a. lighted by sunlight
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v. examine in order to test suitability
v. arrange or order by classes or categories
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v. cause to conform to standard or norm
v. evaluate by comparing with a standard
standing  Speak
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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. (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. (physiology) responsiveness to external stimuli; the faculty of sensation
n. refined sensitivity to pleasurable or painful impressions
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ad. in a striking manner
standpoint  Speak
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n. a mental position from which things are viewed
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n. a spacecraft designed to carry a crew into interstellar space (especially in science fiction)
Exercise
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. represent in bodily form
v. solidify, firm, or strengthen
stanza  Speak
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a. small in quantity
a. very narrow
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n. a fixed number of lines of verse forming a unit of a poem
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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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ad. without any others being included or involved
staple  Speak
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a. excessively or hypocritically pious
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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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a. curved or curving in and out
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n. a situation treated as an observable object
n. the context and environment in which something is set
starch  Speak
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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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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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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. cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner
v. cause to occur rapidly
stardom  Speak
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n. the status of being acknowledged as a star
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n. someone who makes or repairs articles of silver
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n. a caretaker for an apartment house; represents the owner as janitor and rent collector
n. a person who directs and manages an organization
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v. make a spot or mark onto
v. mark with a spot or spots so as to allow easy recognition
starfish  Speak
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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. echinoderms characterized by five arms extending from a central disk
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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. a woman's full loose hiplength jacket
n. any of various light dry strong white wine from Spain and Canary Islands (including sherry)
stark  Speak
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ad. almost not
ad. only a very short time before
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n. a quality that outshines the usual
n. the quality of being magnificent or splendid or grand
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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
starvation  Speak
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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. 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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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 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
starve  Speak
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v. have a craving, appetite, or great desire for
v. be hungry; go without food
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v. call forth
n. the mass of eggs deposited by fish or amphibians or molluscs
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n. any stimulating information or event; acts to arouse action
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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
stash  Speak
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n. a protective covering or structure
v. hold back a thought or feeling about
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v. represent in bodily form
v. solidify, firm, or strengthen
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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. save up as for future use
n. a secret store of valuables or money
stately  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 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. of size and dignity suggestive of a statue
a. refined or imposing in manner or appearance; befitting a royal court
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n. an underwater mountain rising above the ocean floor
stationary  Speak
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a. functioning in a supporting capacity
n. a company that is completely controlled by another company
Exercise
v. hit a ball and put a spin on it so that it travels in a different direction
v. cut into slices
Exercise
n. the amount of cargo that can be held by a boat or ship or a freight car
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a. not capable of being moved
a. standing still
stationery  Speak
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ad. believed or reputed to be the case
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n. paper cut to an appropriate size for writing letters; usually with matching envelopes
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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 complex carbohydrate found chiefly in seeds, fruits, tubers, roots and stem pith of plants, notably in corn, potatoes, whea...
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. curved or curving in and out
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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. the act of forcing yourself (or being forced) into or through a restricted space
n. a tight or amorous embrace
statue  Speak
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n. a sum of money allotted on a regular basis; usually for some specific purpose
Exercise
n. a sculpture representing a human or animal
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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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n. a sheltered port where ships can take on or discharge cargo
stature  Speak
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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. high level of respect gained by impressive development or achievement
n. (of a standing person) the distance from head to foot
Exercise
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. temporary housing for homeless or displaced persons
v. invest (money) so that it is not taxable
status  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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n. a waste pipe that carries away sewage or surface water
n. waste matter carried away in sewers or drains
Exercise
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. 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
statute  Speak
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n. a craftsman who works with stone or brick
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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. an act passed by a legislative body
a. enacted by a legislative body
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n. a state of social isolation
n. a solitary place
steadfast  Speak
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ad. to, toward or at one side
ad. toward one side
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v. add to the very end
v. serve as a supplement to
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a. marked by firm determination or resolution; not shakable
a. firm and dependable especially in loyalty
Exercise
v. keep tabs on; keep an eye on; keep under surveillance
v. watch and direct
steady  Speak
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n. a matching set of furniture
n. a musical composition of several movements only loosely connected
Exercise
ad. in a spectacular manner
Exercise
a. marked by firm determination or resolution; not shakable
ad. in a steady manner
Exercise
v. utter obscenities or profanities
v. have confidence or faith in
steak  Speak
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n. a slice of meat cut from the fleshy part of an animal or large fish
Exercise
a. marked by or given to doubt
a. denying or questioning the tenets of especially a religion
Exercise
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)
Exercise
n. process or result of becoming less or smaller
n. the act of stealing goods that are on display in a store
steep  Speak
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a. of a slope; set at a high angle
v. devote (oneself) fully to
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n. resolute adherence to your own ideas or desires
n. the trait of being difficult to handle or overcome
Exercise
v. make amorous advances towards
v. make a solicitation or petition for something desired
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n. the quality of being spontaneous and coming from natural feelings without constraint
steer  Speak
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n. a sudden forceful flow
n. a sudden or abrupt strong increase
Exercise
v. direct (oneself) somewhere
v. be a guiding or motivating force or drive
Exercise
v. add to the very end
v. serve as a supplement to
Exercise
v. treat or classify according to a mental stereotype
n. a conventional or formulaic conception or image
stellar  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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a. indicating the most important performer or role
a. being or relating to or resembling or emanating from stars
Exercise
n. the bottom of a sea or ocean
Exercise
n. any stimulating information or event; acts to arouse action
stem  Speak
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v. be fatally overwhelmed
v. consent reluctantly
Exercise
a. able to read but not to write
a. barely able to read and write
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a. having a quality that thrusts itself into attention
a. sensational in appearance or thrilling in effect
Exercise
n. the tube of a tobacco pipe
n. front part of a vessel or aircraft
stereotype  Speak
366
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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
Exercise
a. sensational in appearance or thrilling in effect
a. characteristic of spectacles or drama
Exercise
v. pay no attention to, disrespect
n. a deliberate discourteous act (usually as an expression of anger or disapproval)
Exercise
v. treat or classify according to a mental stereotype
n. a conventional or formulaic conception or image
sterile  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
Exercise
n. a caretaker for an apartment house; represents the owner as janitor and rent collector
n. a person who directs and manages an organization
Exercise
v. walk as if unable to control one's movements
n. an unsteady uneven gait
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
stern  Speak
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a. severely simple
n. the rear part of a ship
Exercise
n. a waste pipe that carries away sewage or surface water
n. someone who sews
Exercise
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
Exercise
v. read metrically
v. conform to a metrical pattern
stick  Speak
369
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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)
Exercise
v. endure
n. a rectangular quarter pound block of butter or margarine
Exercise
v. descend into or as if into some soft substance or place
v. sink down or precipitate
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v. go, come, or spread in a rambling or irregular way
n. an aggregation or continuous network of urban communities
stickpin  Speak
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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. make a subtraction
v. take off or away
Exercise
n. a decorative pin that is worn in a necktie
Exercise
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
sticky  Speak
371
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a. functioning in a supporting capacity
n. a company that is completely controlled by another company
Exercise
a. (used of e.g. personality traits) readily adaptable
a. (used of persons' bodies) capable of moving or bending freely
Exercise
a. moist as with undried perspiration and with clothing sticking to the body
a. hot or warm and humid
Exercise
n. significant progress (especially in the phrase
v. cover or traverse by taking long steps
stiff  Speak
372
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a. having a strong physiological or chemical effect
a. incapable of or resistant to bending
Exercise
n. a mass of snow heaped up by the wind
Exercise
n. a mental position from which things are viewed
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n. the act of looking or seeing or observing
v. plot a map of (land)
stiffen  Speak
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a. of a slope; set at a high angle
v. devote (oneself) fully to
Exercise
n. the purpose of achieving or obtaining
n. Japanese alcoholic beverage made from fermented rice; usually served hot
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a. friendly and pleasant
a. inclined to or conducive to companionship with others
Exercise
v. become stiff or stiffer
v. make stiff or stiffer
stifle  Speak
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v. call forth
n. the mass of eggs deposited by fish or amphibians or molluscs
Exercise
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
Exercise
n. the excessive expression of tender feelings, nostalgia, or sadness in any form
n. a predilection for sentimentality
Exercise
a. capable of substituting in any of several positions on a team
a. serving or used in place of another
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
Exercise
n. a young and slender person
v. move out of position
Exercise
a. functioning in a supporting capacity
a. added to complete or make up a deficiency
Exercise
n. the body of teachers and administrators at a school
n. a strong rod or stick with a specialized utilitarian purpose
stimulant  Speak
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a. that stimulates
n. a drug that temporarily quickens some vital process
Exercise
v. keep away from others
Exercise
n. a light touch
v. touch lightly and repeatedly, as with brushing motions
Exercise
a. of an industry or technology; new and developing
n. atmospheric phenomena accompanying the daily appearance of the sun
stimulate  Speak
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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
Exercise
v. fly alone, without a co-pilot or passengers
a. composed or performed by a single voice or instrument
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n. a union of interests or purposes or sympathies among members of a group
Exercise
v. cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner
v. cause to occur rapidly
stimulation  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
Exercise
n. any stimulating information or event; acts to arouse action
n. the act of arousing an organism to action
Exercise
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
Exercise
v. represent in bodily form
v. solidify, firm, or strengthen
stimulus  Speak
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a. of an industry or technology; new and developing
n. atmospheric phenomena accompanying the daily appearance of the sun
Exercise
n. the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the horizontal
n. an elevated geological formation
Exercise
n. any stimulating information or event; acts to arouse action
Exercise
n. a musician who performs a solo
sting  Speak
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a. commonly used or supplied
a. regularly and widely used or sold
Exercise
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 soil) unstable
a. changing position or direction
Exercise
ad. from appearances alone
stipend  Speak
381
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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. 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
Exercise
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)
Exercise
n. a sum of money allotted on a regular basis; usually for some specific purpose
stipulate  Speak
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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
Exercise
a. having scruples; arising from a sense of right and wrong; principled
a. characterized by extreme care and great effort
Exercise
v. hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of
v. make a small cut or score into
Exercise
n. a line indicating the location of the start of a race or a game
n. a depression scratched or carved into a surface
stipulation  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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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 feeling of fear of embarrassment
Exercise
v. jump lightly
n. a gait in which steps and hops alternate
stitch  Speak
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n. significant progress (especially in the phrase
v. cover or traverse by taking long steps
Exercise
n. southwestern Asian plant widely cultivated for its succulent edible dark green leaves
n. dark green leaves; eaten cooked or raw in salads
Exercise
v. fasten by sewing; do needlework
n. a link or loop or knot made by an implement in knitting, crocheting, embroidery, or sewing
Exercise
a. free of or using methods to keep free of pathological microorganisms
a. deficient in originality or creativity; lacking powers of invention
stocky  Speak
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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 complex carbohydrate found chiefly in seeds, fruits, tubers, roots and stem pith of plants, notably in corn, potatoes, whea...
Exercise
a. having a short and solid form or stature
Exercise
v. color with a liquid dye or tint
v. make dirty or spotty, as by exposure to air; also used metaphorically
stonemason  Speak
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v. support oneself
Exercise
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
Exercise
n. a craftsman who works with stone or brick
Exercise
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)
stout  Speak
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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
Exercise
a. dependable
n. a strong very dark heavy-bodied ale made from pale malt and roasted unmalted barley and (often) caramel malt with hops
Exercise
v. attempt by employing effort
v. to exert much effort or energy
Exercise
v. support oneself
straightforward  Speak
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n. someone who is punished for the errors of others
Exercise
v. yield to another's wish or opinion
v. accept or undergo, often unwillingly
Exercise
a. free from ambiguity
a. without concealment or deception; honest
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n. a young and slender person
v. move out of position
strain  Speak
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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
Exercise
v. move about, move back and forth
v. walk by dragging one's feet
Exercise
n. a special variety of domesticated animals within a species
v. remove by passing through a filter
Exercise
n. a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
strand  Speak
390
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n. moderate weather; suitable for outdoor activities
n. the rays of the sun
Exercise
n. the quality of being spontaneous and coming from natural feelings without constraint
Exercise
n. a poetic term for a shore (as the area periodically covered and uncovered by the tides)
v. bring to the ground
Exercise
v. move about, move back and forth
v. walk by dragging one's feet
strap  Speak
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v. keep tabs on; keep an eye on; keep under surveillance
v. watch and direct
Exercise
v. sharpen with a strap
n. a band that goes over the shoulder and supports a garment or bag
Exercise
v. distinguish oneself
v. be greater in scope or size than some standard
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a. subject to or caused by an earthquake or earth vibration
stratum  Speak
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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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a. blindly imitative
a. abjectly submissive; characteristic of a slave or servant
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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. having scruples; arising from a sense of right and wrong; principled
a. characterized by extreme care and great effort
strengthen  Speak
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n. a protective covering (as for a knife or sword)
n. a dress suitable for formal occasions
Exercise
a. sensational in appearance or thrilling in effect
a. characteristic of spectacles or drama
Exercise
v. gain strength
v. give a healthy elasticity to
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n. creating thread
strenuous  Speak
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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
n. a source of oil; used for forage and soil improvement and as food
n. erect bushy hairy annual herb having trifoliate lea...
Exercise
a. friendly and pleasant
a. inclined to or conducive to companionship with others
strenuously  Speak
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a. (of soil) soft and watery
Exercise
n. the purpose of achieving or obtaining
n. Japanese alcoholic beverage made from fermented rice; usually served hot
Exercise
ad. in a strenuous manner; strongly or vigorously
Exercise
v. examine in order to test suitability
v. arrange or order by classes or categories
stretch  Speak
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v. denote or connote
v. make known with a word or signal
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v. defeat someone through trickery or deceit
v. turn like a screw
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n. the capacity for being stretched
a. easily stretched
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n. minimal (or marginal) resources for subsisting
n. the state of existing in reality; having substance
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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. significant progress (especially in the phrase
v. cover or traverse by taking long steps
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n. the capacity for being stretched
a. easily stretched
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a. blindly imitative
a. abjectly submissive; characteristic of a slave or servant
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n. a mental position from which things are viewed
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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. cause to conform to standard or norm
v. evaluate by comparing with a standard
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a. exposing human folly to ridicule
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v. cause to conform to standard or norm
v. evaluate by comparing with a standard
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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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a. having a quality that thrusts itself into attention
a. sensational in appearance or thrilling in effect
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n. a very tall building with many stories
strikingly  Speak
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n. an accident that destroys a ship at sea
v. cause to experience shipwreck
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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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ad. in a striking manner
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v. be fatally overwhelmed
v. consent reluctantly
string  Speak
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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 carpenter who helps build and launch wooden vessels
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ad. from appearances alone
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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
stringent  Speak
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a. demanding strict attention to rules and procedures
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n. someone who is punished for the errors of others
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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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n. someone who makes or repairs articles of silver
strip  Speak
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v. take away possessions from someone
n. an airfield without normal airport facilities
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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. make inoperative or stop
v. render temporarily ineffective
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ad. from appearances alone
stripe  Speak
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v. denote or connote
v. make known with a word or signal
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n. a reminder of past events
n. something of sentimental value
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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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n. a kind or category
n. V-shaped sleeve badge indicating military rank and service
strive  Speak
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n. block consisting of a thick piece of something
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v. attempt by employing effort
v. to exert much effort or energy
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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. a kind or category
n. V-shaped sleeve badge indicating military rank and service
stroke  Speak
406
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n. a light touch
v. touch lightly and repeatedly, as with brushing motions
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v. draw back, as with fear or pain
v. become smaller or draw together
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n. goods carried by a large vehicle
n. the act of sending off something
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n. naming explicitly
n. a restriction that is insisted upon as a condition for an agreement
stubborn  Speak
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n. elastic straps that hold trousers up (usually used in the plural)
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a. not responding to treatment
a. tenaciously unwilling or marked by tenacious unwillingness to yield
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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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v. come up (as of feelings and thoughts, or other ephemeral things)
n. a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance
stubbornness  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. resolute adherence to your own ideas or desires
n. the trait of being difficult to handle or overcome
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n. a portable rectangular container for carrying clothes
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a. providing for termination
n. atmospheric phenomena accompanying the daily disappearance of the sun
studio  Speak
409
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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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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. 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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ad. happening at a time subsequent to a reference time
stumble  Speak
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v. shear the wool from
v. cut or cut through with shears
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n. a sum of money allotted on a regular basis; usually for some specific purpose
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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. miss a step and fall or nearly fall
n. an unintentional but embarrassing blunder
stun  Speak
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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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v. treat or classify according to a mental stereotype
n. a conventional or formulaic conception or image
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n. witty language used to convey insults or scorn
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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
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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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a. strikingly beautiful or attractive
a. commanding attention
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n. the main (mid) section of a long bone
v. equip with a shaft
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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
stunt  Speak
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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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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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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 waste pipe that carries away sewage or surface water
n. waste matter carried away in sewers or drains
sturdy  Speak
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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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n. resolute adherence to your own ideas or desires
n. the trait of being difficult to handle or overcome
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a. not making concessions
a. having rugged physical strength; inured to fatigue or hardships
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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
stylized  Speak
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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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v. represent according to a conventional style
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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. support or hold steady and make steadfast, with or as if with a brace
v. become stable or more stable
subdivision  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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n. a reminder of past events
n. something of sentimental value
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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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v. make a subtraction
v. take off or away
subdue  Speak
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v. direct (oneself) somewhere
v. be a guiding or motivating force or drive
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v. get on top of; deal with successfully
v. to put down by force or authority
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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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n. creating figures or designs in three dimensions
v. create by shaping stone or wood or any other hard material
submarine  Speak
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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. 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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v. control a submarine
v. throw with an underhand motion
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a. disinclined to work or exertion
submerge  Speak
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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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v. sink below the surface; go under or as if under water
v. put under water
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v. jump lightly
n. a gait in which steps and hops alternate
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v. continue to live through hardship or adversity
v. support oneself
submerged  Speak
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v. requisition forcibly, as of enemy property
v. keep away from others
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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 action of following in order
n. serial arrangement in which things follow in logical order or a recurrent pattern
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n. a consecrated place where sacred objects are kept
n. a shelter from danger or hardship
submit  Speak
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n. a sum of money allotted on a regular basis; usually for some specific purpose
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v. yield to another's wish or opinion
v. accept or undergo, often unwillingly
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a. free from ambiguity
a. without concealment or deception; honest
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v. make a subtraction
v. take off or away
subsection  Speak
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n. an underwater mountain rising above the ocean floor
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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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v. cause to conform to standard or norm
v. evaluate by comparing with a standard
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v. call forth
n. the mass of eggs deposited by fish or amphibians or molluscs
subsequent  Speak
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a. following in time or order
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a. giving satisfaction
a. meeting requirements
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v. get a sunburn by overexposure to the sun
n. redness of the skin caused by exposure to the rays of the sun
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v. wither, as with a loss of moisture
v. decrease in size, range, or extent
subsequently  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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ad. happening at a time subsequent to a reference time
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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 fund of money put by as a reserve
subside  Speak
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v. descend into or as if into some soft substance or place
v. sink down or precipitate
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n. a sudden forceful flow
n. a sudden or abrupt strong increase
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v. attempt by employing effort
v. to exert much effort or energy
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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
subsidiary  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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a. functioning in a supporting capacity
n. a company that is completely controlled by another company
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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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n. a program that controls the execution of other programs
n. one who supervises or has charge and direction of
subsidize  Speak
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v. hesitate on moral grounds
n. a unit of apothecary weight equal to 20 grains
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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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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. having scruples; arising from a sense of right and wrong; principled
a. characterized by extreme care and great effort
subsidy  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. the capacity for being stretched
a. easily stretched
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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 grant paid by a government to an enterprise that benefits the public
subsist  Speak
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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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a. shockingly repellent; inspiring horror
a. affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function
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v. support oneself
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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)
subsistence  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
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v. sharpen with a strap
n. a band that goes over the shoulder and supports a garment or bag
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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. control a submarine
v. throw with an underhand motion
subspecies  Speak
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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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ad. in a serious manner
ad. to a severe or serious degree
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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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a. of an industry or technology; new and developing
n. atmospheric phenomena accompanying the daily appearance of the sun
substantial  Speak
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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 status of being acknowledged as a star
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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 segment of a citrus fruit
n. a small army unit usually having a special function
substantially  Speak
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n. a sheltered port where ships can take on or discharge cargo
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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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ad. in a strong substantial way
ad. to a great extent or degree
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n. air pollution by a mixture of smoke and fog
substantiate  Speak
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n. the status of being acknowledged as a star
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v. sharpen with a strap
n. a band that goes over the shoulder and supports a garment or bag
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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. represent in bodily form
v. solidify, firm, or strengthen
substantive  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. the season of growth
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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. 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
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ad. in a serious manner
ad. to a severe or serious degree
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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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ad. in a strenuous manner; strongly or vigorously
subterranean  Speak
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v. require as a necessary antecedent or precondition
v. express a supposition
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n. defectiveness or unsoundness
n. the state that precedes vomiting
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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. make synchronous and adjust in time or manner
v. operate simultaneously
subtle  Speak
438
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n. a caretaker for an apartment house; represents the owner as janitor and rent collector
n. a person who directs and manages an organization
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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 large orchestra; can perform symphonies
n. a long and complex sonata for symphony orchestra
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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
subtract  Speak
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v. make a subtraction
v. take off or away
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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 matching set of furniture
n. a musical composition of several movements only loosely connected
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n. a set of twenty members
n. grounds
subtraction  Speak
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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. 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 slice of meat cut from the fleshy part of an animal or large fish
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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
subtractive  Speak
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a. constituting or involving subtraction
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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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n. someone who serves as an intermediary between the living and the dead
a. able to feel or perceive
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a. of or relating to taxonomy
a. characterized by order and planning
suburb  Speak
442
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n. a residential district located on the outskirts of a city
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n. an act passed by a legislative body
a. enacted by a legislative body
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n. a spacecraft designed to carry a crew into interstellar space (especially in science fiction)
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v. import or export without paying customs duties
suburbanite  Speak
443
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n. young plant or tree grown from a seed
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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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a. characteristic of scholars or scholarship
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n. a resident of a suburb
subversive  Speak
444
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a. subject to or caused by an earthquake or earth vibration
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a. in opposition to a civil authority or government
n. a radical supporter of political or social revolution
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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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a. not open or public; kept private or not revealed
a. conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods
successive  Speak
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a. in regular succession without gaps
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v. settle as sediment
v. deposit as a sediment
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a. relating to or consisting of sculpture
a. resembling sculpture
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n. a punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information
v. move or stir about violently
succinct  Speak
446
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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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