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YAWP

-- 1. yawp1, bawl1 -- make a raucous noise

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PENT

-- 1. write, compose1, pen, indite -- produce a literary work; "She composed a poem"; "He wrote four novels"

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WOOS

-- 1. woo1, court1 -- seek someone's favor; "China is wooing Russia"

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WIVE

-- 1. wive1 -- take (someone) as a wife

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WHET

-- 1. whet, quicken -- make keen or more acute; "whet my appetite"

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WHOP

-- 1. whack, wham, whop, wallop -- hit hard; "The teacher whacked the boy"

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WHAM

-- 1. whack, wham, whop, wallop -- hit hard; "The teacher whacked the boy"

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WEND

-- 1. wend -- direct one's course or way; "wend your way through the crowds"

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WOVE

-- 1. weave, interweave -- interlace by or as if by weaving

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WORE

-- 1. wear, have_on -- be dressed in; "She was wearing yellow that day"

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WORN

-- 1. wear, have_on -- be dressed in; "She was wearing yellow that day"

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WEAN

-- 1. wean, ablactate -- gradually deprive (infants and young mammals) of mother's milk; "she weaned her baby when he was 3 months old and started him on powdered milk"; "The kitten was weaned and fed by its owner with a bottle"

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WARN

-- 1. warn -- notify of danger, potential harm, or risk; "The director warned him that he might be fired"; "The doctor warned me about the dangers of smoking"

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WARM

-- 1. warm, warm_up -- get warm or warmer; "The soup warmed slowly on the stove"

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WOKE

-- 1. wake -- be awake, be alert, be there

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MEWL

-- 1. wail, whimper, mewl, pule -- cry weakly or softly; "she wailed with pain"

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PULE

-- 1. wail, whimper, mewl, pule -- cry weakly or softly; "she wailed with pain"

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USED

-- 1. use1, utilize, utilise, apply, employ -- put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose; "use your head!"; "we only use Spanish at home"; "I can't use this tool"; "Apply a magnetic field here"; "This thinking was applied to many projects"; "How do you utilize this tool?"; "I apply this rule to get good results"; "use the plastic bags to store the food"; "He doesn't know how to use a computer"

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UNDO

-- 1. undo -- cancel, annul, or reverse an action or its effect; "I wish I could undo my actions"

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GREW

-- 1. turn3, grow3 -- pass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute; become; "The weather turned nasty"; "She grew angry"

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GROW

-- 1. turn3, grow3 -- pass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute; become; "The weather turned nasty"; "She grew angry"

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TSKS

-- 1. tsk, tut, tut-tut -- utter `tsk,' `tut,' or `tut-tut,' as in disapproval

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TUTS

-- 1. tsk, tut, tut-tut -- utter `tsk,' `tut,' or `tut-tut,' as in disapproval

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WENT

-- 1. travel, go, move3, locomote -- change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast"

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GONE

-- 1. travel, go, move3, locomote -- change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast"

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TOED

-- 1. toe -- walk so that the toes assume an indicated position or direction; "She toes inwards"

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TINK

-- 1. tinkle, tink, clink, chink -- make or emit a high sound; "tinkling bells"

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TIED

-- 1. tie, bind1 -- fasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord; "They tied their victim to the chair"

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THIN

-- 1. thin -- lose thickness; become thin or thinner

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TEND

-- 1. tend1, be_given, lean1, incline1, run1 -- have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined; "She tends to be nervous before her lectures"; "These dresses run small"; "He inclined to corpulence"

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TEEM

-- 1. teem, pullulate, swarm -- be teeming, be abuzz; "The garden was swarming with bees"; "The plaza is teeming with undercover policemen"; "her mind pullulated with worries"

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TEED

-- 1. tee, tee_up -- place on a tee; "tee golf balls"

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TORN

-- 1. tear, rupture, snap1, bust2 -- separate or cause to separate abruptly; "The rope snapped"; "tear the paper"

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TAME

-- 1. tame, chasten1, subdue -- correct by punishment or discipline

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TOOK

-- 1. take4 -- carry out; "take action"; "take steps"; "take vengeance"

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SYNC

-- 1. synchronize, synchronise, sync -- make synchronous and adjust in time or manner; "Let's synchronize our efforts"

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SWAM

-- 1. swim -- travel through water; "We had to swim for 20 minutes to reach the shore"; "a big fish was swimming in the tank"

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SWUM

-- 1. swim -- travel through water; "We had to swim for 20 minutes to reach the shore"; "a big fish was swimming in the tank"

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VEER

-- 1. swerve, sheer, curve, trend, veer, slue, slew, cut8 -- turn sharply; change direction abruptly; "The car cut to the left at the intersection"; "The motorbike veered to the right"

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SLUE

-- 1. swerve, sheer, curve, trend, veer, slue, slew, cut8 -- turn sharply; change direction abruptly; "The car cut to the left at the intersection"; "The motorbike veered to the right"

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CLOY

-- 1. surfeit, cloy -- supply or feed to surfeit

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STUN

-- 1. stun, stupefy -- make senseless or dizzy by or as if by a blow; "stun fish"

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STOW

-- 1. stow1 -- fill by packing tightly; "stow the cart"

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STET

-- 1. stet -- printing: cancel, as of a correction or deletion

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TROD

-- 1. step1, tread1 -- put down or press the foot, place the foot; "For fools rush in where angels fear to tread"; "step on the brake"

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TOLD

-- 1. state, say, tell4 -- express in words; "He said that he wanted to marry her"; "tell me what is bothering you"; "state your opinion"; "state your name"

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SAID

-- 1. state, say, tell4 -- express in words; "He said that he wanted to marry her"; "tell me what is bothering you"; "state your opinion"; "state your name"

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WAUL

-- 1. squall1, waul, wawl -- make high-pitched, whiney noises

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WAWL

-- 1. squall1, waul, wawl -- make high-pitched, whiney noises

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SPUE

-- 1. spit, ptyalize, ptyalise, spew1, spue1 -- expel or eject (saliva or phlegm or sputum) from the mouth; "The father of the victim spat at the alleged murderer"

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SPEW

-- 1. spit, ptyalize, ptyalise, spew1, spue1 -- expel or eject (saliva or phlegm or sputum) from the mouth; "The father of the victim spat at the alleged murderer"

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SPUN

-- 1. spin1, spin_around, whirl4, reel3, gyrate1 -- revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis; "The dervishes whirl around and around without getting dizzy"

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BLAB

-- 1. spill_the_beans, let_the_cat_out_of_the_bag, talk6, tattle1, blab, peach, babble1, sing1, babble_out, blab_out -- divulge confidential information or secrets; "Be careful--his secretary talks"

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SOWN

-- 1. sow, seed1 -- place (seeds) in or on the ground for future growth; "She sowed sunflower seeds"

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WHAP

-- 1. sock, bop, whop1, whap, bonk, bash -- hit hard

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SNOG

-- 1. snog, kiss, buss, osculate -- touch with the lips or press the lips (against someone's mouth or other body part) as an expression of love, greeting, etc.; "The newly married couple kissed"; "She kissed her grandfather on the forehead when she entered the room"

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BLUB

-- 1. snivel1, sniffle1, blubber, blub, snuffle1 -- cry or whine with snuffling; "Stop snivelling--you got yourself into this mess!"

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SMIT

-- 1. smite -- inflict a heavy blow on, with the hand, a tool, or a weapon

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BONK

-- 1. sleep_together, roll_in_the_hay, love, make_out, make_love, sleep_with, get_laid, have_sex, know, do_it, be_intimate, have_intercourse, have_it_away, have_it_off, screw4, fuck, jazz, eff, hump, lie_with, bed, have_a_go_at_it, bang4, get_it_on, bonk1 -- have sexual intercourse with; "This student sleeps with everyone in her dorm"; "Adam knew Eve"; "Were you ever intimate with this man?"

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EFFS

-- 1. sleep_together, roll_in_the_hay, love, make_out, make_love, sleep_with, get_laid, have_sex, know, do_it, be_intimate, have_intercourse, have_it_away, have_it_off, screw4, fuck, jazz, eff, hump, lie_with, bed, have_a_go_at_it, bang4, get_it_on, bonk1 -- have sexual intercourse with; "This student sleeps with everyone in her dorm"; "Adam knew Eve"; "Were you ever intimate with this man?"

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MOSH

-- 1. slam_dance, slam, mosh, thrash -- dance the slam dance

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SLID

-- 1. skid, slip, slue1, slew1, slide1 -- move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner; "the wheels skidded against the sidewalk"

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SKEW

-- 1. skew -- turn or place at an angle; "the lines on the sheet of paper are skewed"

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SITS

-- 1. sit, sit_down3 -- be seated

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SANK

-- 1. sink1, drop5, drop_down -- fall or descend to a lower place or level; "He sank to his knees"

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SUNK

-- 1. sink1, drop5, drop_down -- fall or descend to a lower place or level; "He sank to his knees"

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SING

-- 1. sing1 -- deliver by singing; "Sing Christmas carols"

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SIFT

-- 1. sift -- move as if through a sieve; "The soldiers sifted through the woods"

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SICS

-- 1. sic, set -- urge to attack someone; "The owner sicked his dogs on the intruders"; "the shaman sics sorcerers on the evil spirits"

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SHUN

-- 1. shun, eschew -- avoid and stay away from deliberately; stay clear of

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SHOO

-- 1. shoo_off, shoo, shoo_away -- drive away by crying `shoo!'

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SHOD

-- 1. shoe -- furnish with shoes; "the children were well shoed"

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BLED

-- 1. shed_blood, bleed, hemorrhage -- lose blood from one's body

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SEWS

-- 1. sew, run_up1, sew_together, stitch -- fasten by sewing; do needlework

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SEWN

-- 1. sew, run_up1, sew_together, stitch -- fasten by sewing; do needlework

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SEND

-- 1. send1, direct1 -- cause to go somewhere; "The explosion sent the car flying in the air"; "She sent her children to camp"; "He directed all his energies into his dissertation"

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SOLD

-- 1. sell -- exchange or deliver for money or its equivalent; "He sold his house in January"; "She sells her body to survive and support her drug habit"

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SEEP

-- 1. seep, ooze -- pass gradually or leak through or as if through small openings

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SEEL

-- 1. seel -- sew up the eyelids of hawks and falcons

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SEEN

-- 1. see -- perceive by sight or have the power to perceive by sight; "You have to be a good observer to see all the details"; "Can you see the bird in that tree?"; "He is blind--he cannot see"

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SEAR

-- 1. sear, scorch3 -- make very hot and dry; "The heat scorched the countryside"

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SCRY

-- 1. scry -- divine by gazing into crystals

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NOCK

-- 1. score, nock, mark1 -- make small marks into the surface of; "score the clay before firing it"

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SAWN

-- 1. saw -- cut with a saw; "saw wood for the fireplace"

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SATE

-- 1. satiate, sate, replete, fill -- fill to satisfaction; "I am sated"

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SPED

-- 1. rush, hotfoot, hasten, hie, speed3, race, pelt_along, rush_along, cannonball_along, bucket_along, belt_along, step_on_it -- move hurridly; "He rushed down the hall to receive his guests"; "The cars raced down the street"

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HIED

-- 1. rush, hotfoot, hasten, hie, speed3, race, pelt_along, rush_along, cannonball_along, bucket_along, belt_along, step_on_it -- move hurridly; "He rushed down the hall to receive his guests"; "The cars raced down the street"

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HIES

-- 1. rush, hotfoot, hasten, hie, speed3, race, pelt_along, rush_along, cannonball_along, bucket_along, belt_along, step_on_it -- move hurridly; "He rushed down the hall to receive his guests"; "The cars raced down the street"

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ROAM

-- 1. roll9, wander, swan, stray1, tramp2, roam, cast1, ramble1, rove, range, drift1, vagabond -- move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment; "The gypsies roamed the woods"; "roving vagabonds"; "the wandering Jew"; "The cattle roam across the prairie"; "the laborers drift from one town to the next"; "They rolled from town to town"

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ROVE

-- 1. roll9, wander, swan, stray1, tramp2, roam, cast1, ramble1, rove, range, drift1, vagabond -- move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment; "The gypsies roamed the woods"; "roving vagabonds"; "the wandering Jew"; "The cattle roam across the prairie"; "the laborers drift from one town to the next"; "They rolled from town to town"

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FURL

-- 1. roll_up1, furl -- form into a cylinder by rolling; "Roll up the cloth"

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ROBS

-- 1. rob -- take something away by force or without the consent of the owner; "The burglars robbed him of all his money"

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RANG

-- 1. ring, peal1 -- sound loudly and sonorously; "the bells rang"

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RODE

-- 1. ride1, sit3 -- sit and travel on the back of animal, usually while controlling its motions; "She never sat a horse!"; "Did you ever ride a camel?"; "The girl liked to drive the young mare"

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RIDS

-- 1. rid, free2, disembarrass -- relieve from; "Rid the house of pests"

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RETS

-- 1. ret -- place (flax, hemp, or jute) in liquid so as to promote loosening of the fibers from the woody tissue

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RUED

-- 1. repent, regret, rue -- feel remorse for; feel sorry for; be contrite about

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RIVE

-- 1. rend, rip, rive, pull1 -- tear or be torn violently; "The curtain ripped from top to bottom"; "pull the cooked chicken into strips"

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REND

-- 1. rend, rip, rive, pull1 -- tear or be torn violently; "The curtain ripped from top to bottom"; "pull the cooked chicken into strips"

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REDO

-- 1. remake, refashion1, redo, make_over -- make new; "She is remaking her image"

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SLIM

-- 1. reduce, melt_off, slim, slenderize, thin, slim_down -- take off weight

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AIRT

-- 1. redirect, airt -- channel into a new direction; "redirect your attention to the danger from the fundamentalists"

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REDE

-- 1. rede1, interpret -- give an interpretation or explanation to

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REAP

-- 1. reap, harvest, glean -- gather, as of natural products; "harvest the grapes"

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KNAP

-- 1. rap, knap -- strike sharply; "rap him on the knuckles"

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LAID

-- 1. put, set, place, pose2, position, lay1 -- put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point"

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SHEW

-- 1. prove, demonstrate, establish, show, shew -- establish the validity of something, as by an example, explanation or experiment; "The experiment demonstrated the instability of the compound"; "The mathematician showed the validity of the conjecture"

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CUED

-- 1. prompt1, remind, cue -- assist (somebody acting or reciting) by suggesting the next words of something forgotten or imperfectly learned

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PRIM

-- 1. prim1 -- assume a prim appearance; "They mince and prim"

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PRAY

-- 1. pray -- address a deity, a prophet, a saint or an object of worship; say a prayer; "pray to the Lord"

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POUR

-- 1. pour3 -- cause to run; "pour water over the floor"

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LIVE

-- 1. populate, dwell, live8, inhabit -- be an inhabitant of or reside in; "People lived in Africa millions of years ago"; "The people inhabited the islands that are now deserted"; "this kind of fish dwells near the bottom of the ocean"; "deer are populating the woods"

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REFT

-- 1. plunder, despoil, loot, reave, strip, rifle, ransack, pillage, foray -- steal goods; take as spoils; "During the earthquake people looted the stores that were deserted by their owners"

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SLOG

-- 1. plug_away, peg_away, slog, keep_one's_nose_to_the_grindstone, keep_one's_shoulder_to_the_wheel -- work doggedly or persistently; "She keeps plugging away at her dissertation"

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PLED

-- 1. plead -- appeal or request earnestly; "I pleaded with him to stop"

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CARK

-- 1. perturb, unhinge, disquiet, trouble, cark, distract2, disorder -- disturb in mind or make uneasy or cause to be worried or alarmed; "She was rather perturbed by the news that her father was seriously ill"

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VEND

-- 1. peddle, monger, huckster, hawk, vend, pitch -- sell or offer for sale from place to place

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PAID

-- 1. pay -- give money, usually in exchange for goods or services; "I paid four dollars for this sandwich"; "Pay the waitress, please"

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PARE

-- 1. pare, pare_down -- decrease gradually or bit by bit

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OWNS

-- 1. own, have4, possess -- have ownership or possession of; "He owns three houses in Florida"; "How many cars does she have?"

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OWED

-- 1. owe1 -- be obliged to pay or repay

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OWES

-- 1. owe1 -- be obliged to pay or repay

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OUST

-- 1. oust, throw_out, drum_out, boot_out, kick_out, expel1 -- remove from a position or office; "The chairman was ousted after he misappropriated funds"

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AAHS

-- 1. ooh, aah -- express admiration and pleasure by uttering `ooh' or `aah'; "They oohed and aahed when they unwrapped the presents"

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OOHS

-- 1. ooh, aah -- express admiration and pleasure by uttering `ooh' or `aah'; "They oohed and aahed when they unwrapped the presents"

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OGLE

-- 1. ogle -- look at with amorous intentions

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OBEY

-- 1. obey -- be obedient to

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NUMB

-- 1. numb, benumb, blunt, dull1 -- make numb or insensitive; "The shock numbed her senses"

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NETT

-- 1. net, nett -- catch with a net; "net a fish"

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NABS

-- 1. nab2 -- tag the base runner to get him out

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SLAY

-- 1. murder, slay, hit, dispatch1, bump_off, off, polish_off, remove1 -- kill intentionally and with premeditation; "The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered"

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OFFS

-- 1. murder, slay, hit, dispatch1, bump_off, off, polish_off, remove1 -- kill intentionally and with premeditation; "The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered"

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MOWN

-- 1. mow, cut_down1 -- cut with a blade or mower; "mow the grass"

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HEAL

-- 1. mend1, heal -- heal or recover; "My broken leg is mending"

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PEED

-- 1. make1, urinate, piddle, puddle, micturate, piss, pee, pee-pee, make_water, relieve_oneself, take_a_leak, spend_a_penny, wee, wee-wee, pass_water -- eliminate urine; "Again, the cat had made on the expensive rug"

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DONE

-- 1. make, do1 -- engage in; "make love, not war"; "make an effort"; "do research"; "do nothing"; "make revolution"

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MADE

-- 1. make, do1 -- engage in; "make love, not war"; "make an effort"; "do research"; "do nothing"; "make revolution"

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MAIM

-- 1. maim -- injure or wound seriously and leave permanent disfiguration or mutilation; "people were maimed by the explosion"

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LURK

-- 1. lurk1, skulk -- lie in wait, lie in ambush, behave in a sneaky and secretive manner

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LOUR

-- 1. lower1, lour1 -- set lower; "lower a rating"; "lower expectations"

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LOSE

-- 1. lose2 -- fail to keep or to maintain; cease to have, either physically or in an abstract sense; "She lost her purse when she left it unattended on her seat"

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SEEM

-- 1. look1, appear, seem -- give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect; "She seems to be sleeping"; "This appears to be a very difficult problem"; "This project looks fishy"; "They appeared like people who had not eaten or slept for a long time"

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LAIN

-- 1. lie -- be located or situated somewhere; occupy a certain position

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RASE

-- 1. level, raze, rase, dismantle2, tear_down, take_down, pull_down -- tear down so as to make flat with the ground; "The building was levelled"

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RAZE

-- 1. level, raze, rase, dismantle2, tear_down, take_down, pull_down -- tear down so as to make flat with the ground; "The building was levelled"

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LEND

-- 1. lend1, impart1, bestow1, contribute1, add, bring2 -- bestow a quality on; "Her presence lends a certain cachet to the company"; "The music added a lot to the play"; "She brings a special atmosphere to our meetings"; "This adds a light note to the program"

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LARN

-- 1. learn, larn, acquire -- gain knowledge or skills; "She learned dancing from her sister"; "I learned Sanskrit"; "Children acquire language at an amazing rate"

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LAVE

-- 1. lave1, lap2, wash8 -- wash or flow against; "the waves laved the shore"

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LAUD

-- 1. laud, extol, exalt, glorify, proclaim1 -- praise, glorify, or honor; "extol the virtues of one's children"; "glorify one's spouse's cooking"

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LADE

-- 1. ladle, lade2, laden -- remove with or as if with a ladle; "ladle the water out of the bowl"

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MOIL

-- 1. labor, labour, toil, fag, travail, grind, drudge, dig, moil -- work hard; "She was digging away at her math homework"; "Lexicographers drudge all day long"

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KNEW

-- 1. know1, cognize, cognise -- be cognizant or aware of a fact or a specific piece of information; possess knowledge or information about; "I know that the President lied to the people"; "I want to know who is winning the game!"; "I know it's time"

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JOSH

-- 1. kid, chaff, jolly, josh, banter -- be silly or tease one another; "After we relaxed, we just kidded around"

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HELD

-- 1. keep, maintain, hold -- cause to continue in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g., `keep clean'; "hold in place"; "She always held herself as a lady"; "The students keep me on my toes"

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KEPT

-- 1. keep, maintain, hold -- cause to continue in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g., `keep clean'; "hold in place"; "She always held herself as a lady"; "The students keep me on my toes"

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GYBE

-- 1. jibe, gybe, jib, change_course -- shift from one side of the ship to the other; "The sail jibbed wildly"

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JELL

-- 1. jell, set7, congeal -- become gelatinous; "the liquid jelled after we added the enzyme"

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CRAM

-- 1. jam, jampack, ram3, chock_up, cram, wad -- crowd or pack to capacity; "the theater was jampacked"

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LAZE

-- 1. idle, laze, slug, stagnate -- be idle; exist in a changeless situation; "The old man sat and stagnated on his porch"; "He slugged in bed all morning"

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HUED

-- 1. hue1 -- take on color or become colored; "In highlights it hued to a dull silver-grey"

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YAUP

-- 1. howl2, ululate, wail, roar2, yawl, yaup -- emit long loud cries; "wail in self-pity"; "howl with sorrow"

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GLOM

-- 1. hook1, snitch, thieve, cop, knock_off, glom -- take by theft; "Someone snitched my wallet!"

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HOED

-- 1. hoe -- dig with a hoe; "He is hoeing the flower beds"

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SISS

-- 1. hiss1, sizz1, siss1, sibilate1 -- express or utter with a hiss

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SIZZ

-- 1. hiss1, sizz1, siss1, sibilate1 -- express or utter with a hiss

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HEWS

-- 1. hew2, hew_out -- make or shape as with an axe; "hew out a path in the rock"

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HEWN

-- 1. hew2, hew_out -- make or shape as with an axe; "hew out a path in the rock"

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HOVE

-- 1. heave -- utter a sound, as with obvious effort; "She heaved a deep sigh when she saw the list of things to do"

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HEAR

-- 1. hear -- perceive (sound) via the auditory sense

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HARK

-- 1. hark, harken, hearken -- listen; used mostly in the imperative

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LONG

-- 1. hanker, long2, yearn -- desire strongly or persistently

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HUNG

-- 1. hang3 -- be suspended or hanging; "The flag hung on the wall"

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GROK

-- 1. grok, get_the_picture, comprehend, savvy, dig, grasp, compass, apprehend -- get the meaning of something; "Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?"

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GAWP

-- 1. goggle, gape, gawp, gawk -- look with amazement; look stupidly

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GNAW

-- 1. gnaw -- bite or chew on with the teeth; "gnaw an old cracker"

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GLUG

-- 1. glug -- make a gurgling sound as of liquid issuing from a bottle; "the wine bottles glugged"

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GAVE

-- 1. give3 -- cause to have, in the abstract sense or physical sense; "She gave him a black eye"; "The draft gave me a cold"

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GELD

-- 1. geld, cut -- cut off the testicles (of male animals such as horses); "the vet gelded the young horse"

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GEED

-- 1. gee -- turn to the right side; "the horse geed"

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GASS

-- 1. gas -- attack with gas; subject to gas fumes; "The despot gassed the rebellious tribes"

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IRKS

-- 1. gall, irk -- irritate or vex; "It galls me that we lost the suit"

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EARN

-- 1. gain, take_in, clear, make1, earn1, realize1, realise1, pull_in, bring_in1 -- earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages; "How much do you make a month in your new job?"; "She earns a lot in her new job"; "this merger brought in lots of money"; "He clears $5,000 each month"

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GIED

-- 1. G.I., GI -- clean in preparation for inspection; "the soldiers GIed the barracks"

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ICED

-- 1. frost, ice -- decorate with frosting; "frost a cake"

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FRAP

-- 1. frap -- make secure by lashing; "frap a sail"

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FLEW

-- 1. fly, wing -- travel through the air; be airborne; "Man cannot fly"

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FLOG

-- 1. flog, welt, whip, lather1, lash1, slash2, strap1, trounce -- beat severely with a whip or rod; "The teacher often flogged the students"; "The children were severely trounced"

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FLED

-- 1. flee, fly3, take_flight -- run away quickly; "He threw down his gun and fled"

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FLEE

-- 1. flee, fly3, take_flight -- run away quickly; "He threw down his gun and fled"

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FLAY

-- 1. flay -- strip the skin off

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FEND

-- 1. fend -- try to manage without help; "The youngsters had to fend for themselves after their parents died"

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FAZE

-- 1. faze, unnerve, enervate, unsettle -- disturb the composure of

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FAIL

-- 1. fail2, neglect -- fail to do something; leave something undone; "She failed to notice that her child was no longer in his crib"; "The secretary failed to call the customer and the company lost the account"

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EYED

-- 1. eye, eyeball -- look at

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ABYE

-- 1. expiate, aby, abye, atone12 -- make amends for; "expiate one's sins"

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OMIT

-- 1. exclude1, except, leave_out1, leave_off, omit1, take_out -- prevent from being included or considered or accepted; "The bad results were excluded from the report"; "Leave off the top piece"

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ETCH

-- 1. etch -- make an etching of; "He etched her image into the surface"

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ERRS

-- 1. err, mistake1, slip -- to make a mistake or be incorrect

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BASK

-- 1. enjoy, bask13, relish, savor, savour -- derive or receive pleasure from; get enjoyment from; take pleasure in; "She relished her fame and basked in her glory"

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BRED

-- 1. engender, breed, spawn -- call forth

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EMIT

-- 1. emit, breathe1, pass_off -- expel (gases or odors)

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EDIT

-- 1. edit, redact -- prepare for publication or presentation by correcting, revising, or adapting; "Edit a book on lexical semantics"; "she edited the letters of the politician so as to omit the most personal passages"

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DYED

-- 1. dye -- color with dye; "Please dye these shoes"

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DULL

-- 1. dull1 -- make dull in appearance; "Age had dulled the surface"

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LOLL

-- 1. droop, loll1 -- hang loosely or laxly; "His tongue lolled"

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CLAD

-- 1. dress1, clothe, enclothe, garb, raiment, tog, garment, habilitate, fit_out, apparel -- provide with clothes or put clothes on; "Parents must feed and dress their child"

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DOTE

-- 1. dote -- be foolish or senile due to old age

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DOSS

-- 1. doss, doss_down, crash -- sleep in a convenient place; "You can crash here, though it's not very comfortable"

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DOFF

-- 1. doff -- remove; "He doffed his hat"

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DISS

-- 1. diss, insult, affront -- treat, mention, or speak to rudely; "He insulted her with his rude remarks"; "the student who had betrayed his classmate was dissed by everyone"

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DJED

-- 1. disk-jockey, disc-jockey, DJ -- comment on music to be played; "He has a job disk-jockeying on the weekend"

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QUIT

-- 1. discontinue, stop, cease, give_up, quit4, lay_off -- put an end to a state or an activity; "Quit teasing your little brother"

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LOPS

-- 1. discerp1, sever, lop1 -- cut off from a whole; "His head was severed from his body"; "The soul discerped from the body"

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DINE

-- 1. dine1 -- have supper; eat dinner; "We often dine with friends in this restaurant"

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DIMS

-- 1. dim1, dip -- switch (a car's headlights) from a higher to a lower beam

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DIED

-- 1. die, decease, perish, go, exit, pass_away, expire, pass11, kick_the_bucket, cash_in_one's_chips, buy_the_farm, conk, give-up_the_ghost, drop_dead, pop_off, choke1, croak, snuff_it -- pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life; "She died from cancer"; "The children perished in the fire"; "The patient went peacefully"; "The old guy kicked the bucket at the age of 102"

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ESPY

-- 1. descry, spot, espy, spy -- catch sight of

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DENY

-- 1. deny -- declare untrue; contradict; "He denied the allegations"; "She denied that she had taken money"

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SHAT

-- 1. denounce1, tell_on, betray, give_away1, rat9, grass9, shit9, shop9, snitch9, stag9 -- give away information about somebody; "He told on his classmate who had cheated on the exam"

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LIMN

-- 1. delineate, limn1, outline1 -- trace the shape of

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DEFY

-- 1. defy, withstand, hold8, hold_up2 -- resist or confront with resistance; "The politician defied public opinion"; "The new material withstands even the greatest wear and tear"; "The bridge held"

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DEEM

-- 1. deem, hold1, view_as, take_for -- keep in mind or convey as a conviction or view; "take for granted"; "view as important"; "hold these truths to be self-evident"; "I hold him personally responsible"

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SLOW

-- 1. decelerate, slow, slow_down, slow_up1, retard -- lose velocity; move more slowly; "The car decelerated"

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WEEP

-- 1. cry, weep -- shed tears because of sadness, rage, or pain; "She cried bitterly when she heard the news of his death"; "The girl in the wheelchair wept with frustration when she could not get up the stairs"

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WEPT

-- 1. cry, weep -- shed tears because of sadness, rage, or pain; "She cried bitterly when she heard the news of his death"; "The girl in the wheelchair wept with frustration when she could not get up the stairs"

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DRUB

-- 1. cream3, bat, clobber, drub, thrash2, lick1 -- beat thoroughly and conclusively in a competition or fight; "We licked the other team on Sunday!"

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RELY

-- 1. count2, bet, depend, swear10, rely11, bank2, look2, calculate5, reckon5 -- have faith or confidence in; "you can count on me to help you any time"; "Look to your friends for support"; "You can bet on that!"; "Depend on your family in times of crisis"

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CONN

-- 1. conn -- conduct or direct the steering of a ship or plane

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CEDE

-- 1. concede, yield1, cede1, grant4 -- give over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another

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VIED

-- 1. compete, vie, contend -- compete for something; engage in a contest; measure oneself against others

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VIES

-- 1. compete, vie, contend -- compete for something; engage in a contest; measure oneself against others

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CAME

-- 1. come, come_up2 -- move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody; "He came singing down the road"; "Come with me to the Casbah"; "come down here!"; "come out of the closet!"; "come into the room"

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SHUT

-- 1. close, shut -- move so that an opening or passage is obstructed; make shut; "Close the door"; "shut the window"

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ROIL

-- 1. churn, boil, moil, roil -- be agitated; "the sea was churning in the storm"

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OPTS

-- 1. choose2, prefer, opt -- select as an alternative over another; "I always choose the fish over the meat courses in this restaurant"; "She opted for the job on the East coast"

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VARY

-- 1. change2, alter, vary1 -- become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence; "her mood changes in accordance with the weather"; "The supermarket's selection of vegetables varies according to the season"

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CHID

-- 1. call_on_the_carpet, take_to_task, rebuke, rag, trounce, lecture, reprimand1, jaw1, dress_down, call_down, scold, chide, berate, bawl_out, remonstrate4, chew_out, chew_up, have_words, lambaste, lambast -- censure severely or angrily; "The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car"; "The deputy ragged the Prime Minister"; "The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup"

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BUSY

-- 1. busy, occupy -- keep busy with; "She busies herself with her butterfly collection"

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BUSK

-- 1. busk -- play music in a public place and solicit money for it; "three young men were busking in the plaza"

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BURY

-- 1. bury -- cover from sight; "Afghani women buried under their burkas"

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ACED

-- 1. breeze_through, ace, pass_with_flying_colors, sweep_through, sail_through, nail -- succeed at easily; "She sailed through her exams"; "You will pass with flying colors"; "She nailed her astrophysics course"

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ABUT

-- 1. border, adjoin2, edge, abut, march, butt2, butt_against, butt_on -- lie adjacent to another or share a boundary; "Canada adjoins the U.S."; "England marches with Scotland"

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BODE

-- 1. bode, portend, auspicate, prognosticate1, omen, presage, betoken, foreshadow, augur, foretell1, prefigure, forecast1, predict1 -- indicate, as with a sign or an omen; "These signs bode bad news"

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BLEW

-- 1. blow -- exhale hard; "blow on the soup to cool it down"

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BLAT

-- 1. bleat, blate, blat, baa -- cry plaintively; "The lambs were bleating"

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BIRL

-- 1. birl1, birle -- cause a floating log to rotate by treading

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BILK

-- 1. bilk -- cheat somebody out of what is due, especially money

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BIDE

-- 1. bide, abide1, stay1 -- dwell; "You can stay with me while you are in town"; "stay a bit longer--the day is still young"

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BEGS

-- 1. beg, implore, pray1 -- call upon in supplication; entreat; "I beg you to stop!"

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BEEN

-- 1. be3 -- have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer"

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WERE

-- 1. be3 -- have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer"

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BAWL

-- 1. bawl, bellow -- shout loudly and without restraint

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BATE

-- 1. bate -- moderate or restrain; lessen the force of; "He bated his breath when talking about this affair"; "capable of bating his enthusiasm"

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BARE

-- 1. bare -- lay bare; "bare your breasts"; "bare your feelings"

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BALD

-- 1. bald -- grow bald; lose hair on one's head; "He is balding already"

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BAKE

-- 1. bake -- cook and make edible by putting in a hot oven; "bake the potatoes"

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AXED

-- 1. axe, ax -- chop or split with an ax; "axe wood"

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AWED

-- 1. awe -- inspire awe in; "The famous professor awed the undergraduates"

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ASKS

-- 1. ask1 -- make a request or demand for something to somebody; "She asked him for a loan"

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GIRD

-- 1. arm, build_up, fortify, gird -- prepare oneself for a military confrontation; "The U.S. is girding for a conflict in the Middle East"; "troops are building up on the Iraqi border"

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GIRT

-- 1. arm, build_up, fortify, gird -- prepare oneself for a military confrontation; "The U.S. is girding for a conflict in the Middle East"; "troops are building up on the Iraqi border"

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NEAR

-- 1. approach, near, come_on, go_up3, draw_near, draw_close, come_near -- move towards; "We were approaching our destination"; "They are drawing near"; "The enemy army came nearer and nearer"

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APED

-- 1. ape -- imitate uncritically and in every aspect; "Her little brother apes her behavior"

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RILE

-- 1. annoy, rag1, get_to, bother, get_at, irritate, rile, nark, nettle, gravel, vex, chafe, devil -- cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations; "Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me"; "It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves"

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SPAY

-- 1. alter, neuter, spay, castrate2 -- remove the ovaries of; "Is your cat spayed?"

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AVER

-- 1. allege, aver1, say1 -- report or maintain; "He alleged that he was the victim of a crime"; "He said it was too late to intervene in the war"; "The registrar says that I owe the school money"

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AVOW

-- 1. affirm, verify3, assert, avow, aver, swan, swear3 -- to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true; "Before God I swear I am innocent"

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SUED

-- 1. action, sue, litigate, process -- institute legal proceedings against; file a suit against; "He was warned that the district attorney would process him"; "She actioned the company for discrimination"

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ABET

-- 1. abet -- assist or encourage, usually in some wrongdoing

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RUSK

-- 1. zwieback, rusk, Brussels_biscuit, twice-baked_bread -- slice of sweet raised bread baked again until it is brown and hard and crisp

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ZUNI

-- 1. Zuni -- a member of the Pueblo people living in western New Mexico

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ZULU

-- 1. Zulu -- a member of the tall Negroid people of eastern South Africa; some live in KwaZulu-Natal under the traditional clan system but many now work in the cities

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ZONA

-- 1. zone, zona -- (anatomy) any encircling or beltlike structure

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ZONE

-- 1. zone -- a locally circumscribed place characterized by some distinctive features

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ZOLA

-- 1. Zola, Emile_Zola -- French novelist and critic; defender of Dreyfus (1840-1902)

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ZIZZ

-- 1. zizz -- a buzzing or whizzing sound; "a nasty zizz in the engine"

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ZITI

-- 1. ziti -- medium-sized tubular pasta in short pieces

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SION

-- 1. Zion2, Sion2 -- originally a stronghold captured by David (the 2nd king of the Israelites); above it was built a temple and later the name extended to the whole hill; finally it became a synonym for the city of Jerusalem; "the inhabitants of Jerusalem are personified as `the daughter of Zion'"

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ZION

-- 1. Zion2, Sion2 -- originally a stronghold captured by David (the 2nd king of the Israelites); above it was built a temple and later the name extended to the whole hill; finally it became a synonym for the city of Jerusalem; "the inhabitants of Jerusalem are personified as `the daughter of Zion'"

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ZING

-- 1. zing -- a brief high-pitched buzzing or humming sound; "the zing of the passing bullet"

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ZINC

-- 1. zinc, Zn, atomic_number_30 -- a bluish-white lustrous metallic element; brittle at ordinary temperatures but malleable when heated; used in a wide variety of alloys and in galvanizing iron; it occurs naturally as zinc sulphide in zinc blende

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ZAGS

-- 1. zigzag, zig, zag -- an angular shape characterized by sharp turns in alternating directions

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ZIGS

-- 1. zigzag, zig, zag -- an angular shape characterized by sharp turns in alternating directions

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AZTS

-- 1. zidovudine, Retrovir, ZDV, AZT -- an antiviral drug (trade name Retrovir) used in the treatment of AIDS; adverse side effects include liver damage and suppression of the bone marrow

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CHOW

-- 1. Zhou, Zhou_dynasty, Chou, Chou_dynasty, Chow, Chow_dynasty -- the imperial dynasty of China from 1122 to 221 BC; notable for the rise of Confucianism and Taoism

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CHOU

-- 1. Zhou, Zhou_dynasty, Chou, Chou_dynasty, Chow, Chow_dynasty -- the imperial dynasty of China from 1122 to 221 BC; notable for the rise of Confucianism and Taoism

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ZHOU

-- 1. Zhou, Zhou_dynasty, Chou, Chou_dynasty, Chow, Chow_dynasty -- the imperial dynasty of China from 1122 to 221 BC; notable for the rise of Confucianism and Taoism

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ZEUS

-- 1. Zeus -- (Greek mythology) the supreme god of ancient Greek mythology; son of Rhea and Cronus whom he dethroned; husband and brother of Hera; brother of Poseidon and Hades; father of many gods; counterpart of Roman Jupiter

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ZETA

-- 1. zeta -- the 6th letter of the Greek alphabet

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ZENO

-- 1. Zeno2, Zeno_of_Elea -- ancient Greek philosopher who formulated paradoxes that defended the belief that motion and change are illusory (circa 495-430 BC)

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ZEBU

-- 1. zebu -- domesticated ox having a humped back and long horns and a large dewlap; used chiefly as a draft animal in India and east Asia

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ZARF

-- 1. zarf -- an ornamental metal cup-shaped holder for a hot coffee cup

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ZAPS

-- 1. zap -- a sudden event that imparts energy or excitement, usually with a dramatic impact; "they gave it another zap of radiation"

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ZANY

-- 1. zany -- a buffoon in one of the old comedies; imitates others for ludicrous effect

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ZAMA

-- 1. Zama, battle_of_Zama -- the battle in 202 BC in which Scipio decisively defeated Hannibal at the end of the second Punic War

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ZEDS

-- 1. Z, z, zee, zed, ezed, izzard -- the 26th letter of the Roman alphabet; "the British call Z zed and the Scots call it ezed but Americans call it zee"; "he doesn't know A from izzard"

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ZEES

-- 1. Z, z, zee, zed, ezed, izzard -- the 26th letter of the Roman alphabet; "the British call Z zed and the Scots call it ezed but Americans call it zee"; "he doesn't know A from izzard"

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YURT

-- 1. yurt -- a circular domed dwelling that is portable and self-supporting; originally used by nomadic Mongol and Turkic people of central Asia but now used as inexpensive alternative or temporary housing

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YUMA

-- 1. Yuma -- a member of the North American Indian people of Arizona and adjacent Mexico and California

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YUAN

-- 1. yuan, kwai -- the basic unit of money in China

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KWAI

-- 1. yuan, kwai -- the basic unit of money in China

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YORK

-- 1. York, House_of_York -- the English royal house (a branch of the Plantagenet line) that reigned from 1461 to 1485; its emblem was a white rose

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YORE

-- 1. yore -- time long past

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RUBE

-- 1. yokel, rube, hick, yahoo1, hayseed, bumpkin, chawbacon -- a person who is not very intelligent or interested in culture

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HICK

-- 1. yokel, rube, hick, yahoo1, hayseed, bumpkin, chawbacon -- a person who is not very intelligent or interested in culture

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YOKE

-- 1. yoke1 -- fabric comprising a fitted part at the top of a garment

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YOGA

-- 1. yoga -- discipline aimed at training the consciousness for a state of perfect spiritual insight and tranquility that is achieved through the three paths of actions and knowledge and devotion

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YODH

-- 1. yodh -- the 10th letter of the Hebrew alphabet

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YMIR

-- 1. Ymir -- (Norse mythology) the primeval giant slain by Odin and his brothers and from whose body they created the world: the sea from his blood; the earth from his flesh; the mountains from his bones; the sky from his skull

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YLEM

-- 1. ylem -- (cosmology) the original matter that (according to the big bang theory) existed before the formation of the chemical elements

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YIPS

-- 1. yips -- nervous tension that causes an athlete to fail (especially causes golfers to miss short putts); "to avoid the yips he changed his style of putting"

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YELP

-- 1. yip, yelp, yelping -- a sharp high-pitched cry (especially by a dog)

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YINS

-- 1. yin -- the dark negative feminine principle in Chinese dualistic cosmology; "the interaction of yin and yang maintains the harmony of the universe"

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YEWS

-- 1. yew2 -- wood of a yew; especially the durable fine-grained light brown or red wood of the English yew valued for cabinetwork and archery bows

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YES.

-- 1. yes -- an affirmative; "I was hoping for a yes"

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RIAL

-- 1. Yemeni_rial, rial -- the basic unit of money in Yemen; equal to 100 fils

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FILS

-- 1. Yemeni_fils, fils1 -- 100 Yemeni fils are worth one Yemeni rial

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BARM

-- 1. yeast, barm -- a commercial leavening agent containing yeast cells; used to raise the dough in making bread and for fermenting beer or whiskey

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YEAR

-- 1. year1, twelvemonth, yr -- a period of time containing 365 (or 366) days; "she is 4 years old"; "in the year 1920"

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YEAS

-- 1. yea -- an affirmative; "The yeas have it"

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YAYS

-- 1. Yay -- a branch of the Tai languages

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YAWS

-- 1. yaws, frambesia, framboesia -- an infectious tropical disease resembling syphilis in its early stages; marked by red skin eruptions and ulcerating lesions

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YAWN

-- 1. yawn, yawning, oscitance, oscitancy -- an involuntary intake of breath through a wide open mouth; usually triggered by fatigue or boredom; "he could not suppress a yawn"; "the yawning in the audience told him it was time to stop"; "he apologized for his oscitancy"

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YAWL

-- 1. yawl1 -- a ship's small boat (usually rowed by 4 or 6 oars)

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YARD

-- 1. yard, pace -- a unit of length equal to 3 feet; defined as 91.44 centimeters; originally taken to be the average length of a stride

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YANK

-- 1. Yankee2, Yank2, Northerner1 -- an American who lives in the North (especially during the American Civil War)

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YANG

-- 1. yang -- the bright positive masculine principle in Chinese dualistic cosmology; "yin and yang together produce everything that comes into existence"

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YANA

-- 1. Yana -- a member of an extinct North American Indian people who lived in northern California

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YAMA

-- 1. Yama -- Hindu god of death and lord of the underworld

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YAMS

-- 1. yam2 -- edible tuber of any of several yams

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YALU

-- 1. Yalu, Yalu_River -- river in eastern Asia; rises in North Korea and flows southwest to Korea Bay (forming part of the border between North Korea and China)

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YALE

-- 1. Yale_University, Yale -- a university in Connecticut

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YAKS

-- 1. yak, yack, yakety-yak, chatter, cackle1 -- noisy talk

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YACK

-- 1. yak, yack, yakety-yak, chatter, cackle1 -- noisy talk

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YAHI

-- 1. Yahi -- a member of an extinct North American Indian people who lived in northern California

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WYES

-- 1. Y, y, wye -- the 25th letter of the Roman alphabet

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SIAN

-- 1. Xian, Sian, Singan, Changan, Hsian -- a city of central China; capital of ancient Chinese empire 221-206 BC

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XIAN

-- 1. Xian, Sian, Singan, Changan, Hsian -- a city of central China; capital of ancient Chinese empire 221-206 BC

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WIES

-- 1. Wyoming, Equality_State, WY, Wyo. -- a state in the western United States; mountainous in the west and north with the Great Plains in the east

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WRIT

-- 1. writ, judicial_writ -- (law) a legal document issued by a court or judicial officer

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WREN

-- 1. Wren, Sir_Christopher_Wren -- English architect who designed more than fifty London churches (1632-1723)

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LEIS

-- 1. wreath, garland, coronal, chaplet, lei -- flower arrangement consisting of a circular band of foliage or flowers for ornamental purposes

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WRAP

-- 1. wrap, wrapper -- cloak that is folded or wrapped around a person

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WOUK

-- 1. Wouk, Herman_Wouk -- United States writer (born in 1915)

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WORT

-- 1. wort -- usually used in combination: `liverwort'; `milkwort'; `whorlywort'

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WORM

-- 1. worm -- any of numerous relatively small elongated soft-bodied animals especially of the phyla Annelida and Chaetognatha and Nematoda and Nemertea and Platyhelminthes; also many insect larvae

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WHOS

-- 1. World_Health_Organization, WHO, W.H.O. -- a United Nations agency to coordinate international health activities and to help governments improve health services

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MENS

-- 1. work_force, workforce, manpower, hands, men -- the force of workers available

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WORK

-- 1. work -- activity directed toward making or doing something; "she checked several points needing further work"

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WORD

-- 1. word -- a unit of language that native speakers can identify; "words are the blocks from which sentences are made"; "he hardly said ten words all morning"

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WOOL

-- 1. wool, woolen, woollen -- a fabric made from the hair of sheep

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WEFT

-- 1. woof, weft, filling, pick2 -- the yarn woven across the warp yarn in weaving

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WOOF

-- 1. woof, weft, filling, pick2 -- the yarn woven across the warp yarn in weaving

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WOOD

-- 1. wood -- the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees

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WOLF

-- 1. wolf -- any of various predatory carnivorous canine mammals of North America and Eurasia that usually hunt in packs

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WOLD

-- 1. wold -- a tract of open rolling country (especially upland)

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WOKS

-- 1. wok -- pan with a convex bottom; used for frying in Chinese cooking

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WOAD

-- 1. woad -- a blue dyestuff obtained from the woad plant

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WITS

-- 1. wits, marbles -- the basic human power of intelligent thought and perception; "he used his wits to get ahead"; "I was scared out of my wits"; "he still had all his marbles and was in full possession of a lively mind"

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WISP

-- 1. wisp1 -- a small tuft or lock; "wisps of hair"

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WISH

-- 1. wish, wishing, want -- a specific feeling of desire; "he got his wish"; "he was above all wishing and desire"

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MAGI

-- 1. Wise_Men, Magi -- (New Testament) the sages who visited Jesus and Mary and Joseph shortly after Jesus was born; the Gospel According to Matthew says they were guided by a star and brought gifts of gold and frankincense and myrrh; because there were three gifts it is usually assumed that there were three of them

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WISE

-- 1. wise -- a way of doing or being; "in no wise"; "in this wise"

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WIFI

-- 1. wireless_local_area_network, WLAN, wireless_fidelity, WiFi -- a local area network that uses high frequency radio signals to transmit and receive data over distances of a few hundred feet; uses ethernet protocol

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WIRE

-- 1. wire -- ligament made of metal and used to fasten things or make cages or fences etc

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WING

-- 1. wing -- a movable organ for flying (one of a pair)

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WINE

-- 1. wine, vino -- fermented juice (of grapes especially)

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VINO

-- 1. wine, vino -- fermented juice (of grapes especially)

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JAZZ

-- 1. wind1, malarkey, malarky, idle_words, jazz2, nothingness -- empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk; "that's a lot of wind"; "don't give me any of that jazz"

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WIND

-- 1. wind, air_current1, current_of_air -- air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure; "trees bent under the fierce winds"; "when there is no wind, row"; "the radioactivity was being swept upwards by the air current and out into the atmosphere"

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WINS

-- 1. win -- a victory (as in a race or other competition); "he was happy to get the win"

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WIMP

-- 1. wimp, chicken, crybaby1 -- a person who lacks confidence, is irresolute and wishy-washy

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WILT

-- 1. wilt, wilt_disease -- any plant disease characterized by drooping and shriveling; usually caused by parasites attacking the roots

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WILD

-- 1. wild, natural_state, state_of_nature -- a wild primitive state untouched by civilization; "he lived in the wild"; "they collected mushrooms in the wild"

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BOAR

-- 1. wild_boar, boar2, Sus_scrofa1 -- Old World wild swine having a narrow body and prominent tusks from which most domestic swine come; introduced in United States

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WIGS

-- 1. wig -- hairpiece covering the head and made of real or synthetic hair

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WIFE

-- 1. wife, married_woman -- a married woman; a man's partner in marriage

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WANS

-- 1. wide_area_network, WAN -- a computer network that spans a wider area than does a local area network

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WICK

-- 1. wick1 -- any piece of cord that conveys liquid by capillary action; "the physician put a wick in the wound to drain it"

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WHYS

-- 1. why, wherefore -- the cause or intention underlying an action or situation, especially in the phrase `the whys and wherefores'

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EXEC

-- 1. White_House, EXEC -- the chief executive department of the United States government

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WHIR

-- 1. whir, whirr, whirring, birr -- sound of something in rapid motion; "whir of a bird's wings"; "the whir of the propellers"

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WHIP

-- 1. whip -- an instrument with a handle and a flexible lash that is used for whipping

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WHIG

-- 1. Whig -- a member of the political party that urged social reform in 18th and 19th century England; was the opposition party to the Tories

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WHEY

-- 1. whey, milk_whey -- the serum or watery part of milk that is separated from the curd in making cheese

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AMAH

-- 1. wet_nurse, wet-nurse, wetnurse, amah1 -- a woman hired to suckle a child of someone else

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WEST

-- 1. West, Occident -- the countries of (originally) Europe and (now including) North America and South America

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WELL

-- 1. well -- a deep hole or shaft dug or drilled to obtain water or oil or gas or brine

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WEKA

-- 1. weka, maori_hen, wood_hen -- flightless New Zealand rail of thievish disposition having short wings each with a spur used in fighting

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WEIR

-- 1. weir -- a low dam built across a stream to raise its level or divert its flow

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WEIL

-- 1. Weil1, Simone_Weil -- French philosopher (1909-1943)

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WEEK

-- 1. week, hebdomad -- any period of seven consecutive days; "it rained for a week"

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WEED

-- 1. weed -- any plant that crowds out cultivated plants

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WEES

-- 1. wee -- a short time; "bide a wee"

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WEDS

-- 1. Wednesday, Midweek1, Wed -- the fourth day of the week; the third working day

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WEBB

-- 1. Webb1, Beatrice_Webb, Martha_Beatrice_Potter_Webb -- English writer and a central member of the Fabian Society (1858-1943)

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BLOG

-- 1. web_log, blog -- a shared on-line journal where people can post diary entries about their personal experiences and hobbies; "postings on a blog are usually in chronological order"

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WEBS

-- 1. web -- an intricate network suggesting something that was formed by weaving or interweaving; "the trees cast a delicate web of shadows over the lawn"

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VANE

-- 1. weathervane, weather_vane, vane, wind_vane -- mechanical device attached to an elevated structure; rotates freely to show the direction of the wind

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WEAR

-- 1. wear -- impairment resulting from long use; "the tires showed uneven wear"

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ARMS

-- 1. weaponry, arms, implements_of_war, weapons_system, munition -- weapons considered collectively

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WMDS

-- 1. weapon_of_mass_destruction, WMD, W.M.D. -- a weapon that kills or injures civilian as well as military personnel (nuclear and chemical and biological weapons)

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WUSS

-- 1. weakling, doormat, wuss -- a person who is physically weak and ineffectual

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WAYS

-- 1. ways, shipway, slipway -- structure consisting of a sloping way down to the water from the place where ships are built or repaired

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PATH

-- 1. way, path, way_of_life -- a course of conduct; "the path of virtue"; "we went our separate ways"; "our paths in life led us apart"; "genius usually follows a revolutionary path"

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WAVE

-- 1. wave1, moving_ridge -- one of a series of ridges that moves across the surface of a liquid (especially across a large body of water)

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WATT

-- 1. watt, W -- a unit of power equal to 1 joule per second; the power dissipated by a current of 1 ampere flowing across a resistance of 1 ohm

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WATS

-- 1. WATS, WATS_line -- a telephone line;long distance service at fixed rates for fixed zones; an acronym for wide area telephone service

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SPAS

-- 1. watering_place, watering_hole, spa -- a health resort near a spring or at the seaside

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WASP

-- 1. WASP, white_Anglo-Saxon_Protestant -- a white person of Anglo-Saxon ancestry who belongs to a Protestant denomination

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WASH

-- 1. wash2 -- a thin coat of water-base paint

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WART

-- 1. wart -- any small rounded protuberance (as on certain plants or animals)

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WARE

-- 1. ware -- articles of the same kind or material; usually used in combination: `silverware', `software'

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WARD

-- 1. ward -- a person who is under the protection or in the custody of another

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WARS

-- 1. war, warfare -- the waging of armed conflict against an enemy; "thousands of people were killed in the war"

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WAND

-- 1. wand -- a rod used by a magician or water diviner

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PEAG

-- 1. wampum, peag, wampumpeag -- small cylindrical beads made from polished shells and fashioned into strings or belts; used by certain Native American peoples as jewelry or currency

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WALL

-- 1. wall -- an architectural partition with a height and length greater than its thickness; used to divide or enclose an area or to support another structure; "the south wall had a small window"; "the walls were covered with pictures"

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WALK

-- 1. walk, walking -- the act of traveling by foot; "walking is a healthy form of exercise"

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WELT

-- 1. wale, welt, weal, wheal -- a raised mark on the skin (as produced by the blow of a whip); characteristic of many allergic reactions

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WALE

-- 1. wale, welt, weal, wheal -- a raised mark on the skin (as produced by the blow of a whip); characteristic of many allergic reactions

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WEAL

-- 1. wale, welt, weal, wheal -- a raised mark on the skin (as produced by the blow of a whip); characteristic of many allergic reactions

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DADO

-- 1. wainscot1, dado -- panel forming the lower part of an interior wall when it is finished differently from the rest of the wall

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WAIN

-- 1. Wain, John_Wain, John_Barrington_Wain -- English writer (1925-1994)

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WAIF

-- 1. waif, street_child -- a homeless child especially one forsaken or orphaned; "street children beg or steal in order to survive"

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PAYS

-- 1. wage, pay1, earnings, remuneration, salary -- something that remunerates; "wages were paid by check"; "he wasted his pay on drink"; "they saved a quarter of all their earnings"

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WAGE

-- 1. wage, pay1, earnings, remuneration, salary -- something that remunerates; "wages were paid by check"; "he wasted his pay on drink"; "they saved a quarter of all their earnings"

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WAGS

-- 1. wag, wit, card -- a witty amusing person who makes jokes

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WADI

-- 1. wadi -- gully or streambed in northern Africa and the Middle East that remains dry except during rainy season

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WADE

-- 1. Wade, Virginia_Wade -- English tennis player who won many women's singles titles (born in 1945)

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WACO

-- 1. Waco -- a city in east central Texas

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WACS

-- 1. Wac -- a member of the Women's Army Corps

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VOWS

-- 1. vow -- a solemn pledge (to oneself or to another or to a deity) to do something or to behave in a certain manner; "they took vows of poverty"

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VOTE

-- 1. vote, ballot, voting, balloting -- a choice that is made by counting the number of people in favor of each alternative; "there were only 17 votes in favor of the motion"; "they allowed just one vote per person"

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BARF

-- 1. vomit, vomitus, puke, barf -- the matter ejected in vomiting

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VOLT

-- 1. volt, V -- a unit of potential equal to the potential difference between two points on a conductor carrying a current of 1 ampere when the power dissipated between the two points is 1 watt; equivalent to the potential difference across a resistance of 1 ohm when 1 ampere of current flows through it

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WILL

-- 1. volition, will -- the capability of conscious choice and decision and intention; "the exercise of their volition we construe as revolt"- George Meredith

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VOLE

-- 1. vole, field_mouse1 -- any of various small mouselike rodents of the family Cricetidae (especially of genus Microtus) having a stout short-tailed body and inconspicuous ears and inhabiting fields or meadows

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SEER

-- 1. visionary, illusionist, seer -- a person with unusual powers of foresight

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VISE

-- 1. vise, bench_vise -- a holding device attached to a workbench; has two jaws to hold workpiece firmly in place

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VISA

-- 1. visa -- an endorsement made in a passport that allows the bearer to enter the country issuing it

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VIOL

-- 1. viol -- any of a family of bowed stringed instruments that preceded the violin family

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VINE

-- 1. vine -- a plant with a weak stem that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface

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DVDS

-- 1. videodisk, videodisc, DVD -- a digital recording (as of a movie) on an optical disk that can be played on a computer or a television set

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VCRS

-- 1. videocassette_recorder, VCR -- a magnetic tape recorder for recording (and playing back) TV programs

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DUPE

-- 1. victim1, dupe -- a person who is tricked or swindled

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VIBE

-- 1. vibration, vibe -- a distinctive emotional aura experienced instinctively; "that place gave me bad vibrations"; "it gave me a nostalgic vibe"

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VETO

-- 1. veto -- a vote that blocks a decision

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VETS

-- 1. veterinarian, veterinary, veterinary_surgeon, vet -- a doctor who practices veterinary medicine

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VEST

-- 1. vest1, waistcoat -- a man's sleeveless garment worn underneath a coat

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VASA

-- 1. vessel, vas -- a tube in which a body fluid circulates

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VIPS

-- 1. very_important_person, VIP, high-up, dignitary, panjandrum, high_muckamuck -- an important or influential (and often overbearing) person

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APEX

-- 1. vertex, peak1, apex, acme -- the highest point (of something); "at the peak of the pyramid"

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VERB

-- 1. verb1 -- the word class that serves as the predicate of a sentence

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LOCI

-- 1. venue1, locale, locus -- the scene of any event or action (especially the place of a meeting)

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VENT

-- 1. vent, venthole, vent-hole, blowhole -- a hole for the escape of gas or air

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VENN

-- 1. Venn, John_Venn -- English logician who introduced Venn diagrams (1834-1923)

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STDS

-- 1. venereal_disease, VD, venereal_infection, social_disease, Cupid's_itch, Cupid's_disease, Venus's_curse, dose, sexually_transmitted_disease, STD -- a communicable infection transmitted by sexual intercourse or genital contact

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VELD

-- 1. veld, veldt -- elevated open grassland in southern Africa

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VELA

-- 1. Vela -- a constellation in the southern hemisphere between Carina and Pyxis; "because of its configuration Vela is sometimes called `the Sails'"

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VEIN

-- 1. vein, vena, venous_blood_vessel -- a blood vessel that carries blood from the capillaries toward the heart; "all veins except the pulmonary vein carry unaerated blood"

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VENA

-- 1. vein, vena, venous_blood_vessel -- a blood vessel that carries blood from the capillaries toward the heart; "all veins except the pulmonary vein carry unaerated blood"

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VEGS

-- 1. vegetable, veggie, veg -- edible seeds or roots or stems or leaves or bulbs or tubers or nonsweet fruits of any of numerous herbaceous plant

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VEGA

-- 1. Vega, Lope_de_Vega, Lope_Felix_de_Vega_Carpio -- prolific Spanish playwright (1562-1635)

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VEDA

-- 1. Vedic_literature, Veda -- (from the Sanskrit word for `knowledge') any of the most ancient sacred writings of Hinduism written in early Sanskrit; traditionally believed to comprise the Samhitas, the Brahmanas, the Aranyakas, and the Upanishads

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VEAL

-- 1. veal, veau -- meat from a calf

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VEAU

-- 1. veal, veau -- meat from a calf

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VAUX

-- 1. Vaux, Calvert_Vaux -- United States landscape architect (born in England) who designed Central Park (1824-1895)

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BUCK

-- 1. vaulting_horse, long_horse, buck1 -- a gymnastic horse without pommels and with one end elongated; used lengthwise for vaulting

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VATS

-- 1. VAT, value-added_tax, ad_valorem_tax -- a tax levied on the difference between a commodity's price before taxes and its cost of production

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VASE

-- 1. vase -- an open jar of glass or porcelain used as an ornament or to hold flowers

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VARA

-- 1. vara -- a Spanish unit of length (about a yard) having different values in different localities

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GOGH

-- 1. van_Gogh, Vincent_van_Gogh, Gogh -- Dutch Post-impressionist painter noted for his use of color (1853-1890)

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VALE

-- 1. valley, vale -- a long depression in the surface of the land that usually contains a river

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VALI

-- 1. Vali -- (Norse mythology) one of the Aesir and avenger of Balder; son of Odin

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VACS

-- 1. vac, vacay -- informal term for vacation

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UZIS

-- 1. Uzi -- a type of submachine gun that is designed and manufactured in Israel; "the Uzi is used throughout the world as a police and special forces firearm"

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UXOR

-- 1. uxor, ux. -- (legal terminology) the Latin word for wife

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UVEA

-- 1. uvea -- the part of the eye that contains the iris and ciliary body and choroid

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UTUS

-- 1. Utu, Utug -- sun god; counterpart of Akkadian Shamash

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WOMB

-- 1. uterus, womb -- a hollow muscular organ in the pelvic cavity of females; contains the developing fetus

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UTES

-- 1. Ute -- a member of the Shoshonean people of Utah and Colorado and New Mexico

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UTAH

-- 1. Utah, Beehive_State, Mormon_State, UT, Ut. -- a state in the western United States; settled in 1847 by Mormons led by Brigham Young

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UTAS

-- 1. Uta, genus_Uta -- a reptile genus of Iguanidae

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USER

-- 1. user -- a person who makes use of a thing; someone who uses or employs something

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USES

-- 1. use, usage, utilization, utilisation, employment1, exercise3 -- the act of using; "he warned against the use of narcotic drugs"; "skilled in the utilization of computers"

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PESO

-- 1. Uruguayan_peso, peso8 -- the basic unit of money in Uruguay; equal to 100 centesimos

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URNS

-- 1. urn -- a large vase that usually has a pedestal or feet

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URLS

-- 1. URL, uniform_resource_locator, universal_resource_locator -- the address of a web page on the world wide web

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PEES

-- 1. urine, piss, pee, piddle, weewee, water1 -- liquid excretory product; "there was blood in his urine"; "the child had to make water"

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URIA

-- 1. Uria, genus_Uria -- murres

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URGE

-- 1. urge, impulse -- an instinctive motive; "profound religious impulses"

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UREY

-- 1. Urey, Harold_Urey, Harold_Clayton_Urey -- United States chemist who discovered deuterium (1893-1981)

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UREA

-- 1. urea, carbamide -- the chief solid component of mammalian urine; synthesized from ammonia and carbon dioxide and used as fertilizer and in animal feed and in plastics

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URDU

-- 1. Urdu -- the official literary language of Pakistan, closely related to Hindi; widely used in India (mostly by Moslems); written in Arabic script

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URDS

-- 1. Urd, Urth -- goddess of fate: a giantess who personified the past

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URTH

-- 1. Urd, Urth -- goddess of fate: a giantess who personified the past

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ODOS

-- 1. Urban_II, Odo, Odo_of_Lagery, Otho, Otho_of_Lagery -- French pope from 1088 to 1099 whose sermons called for the First Crusade (1042-1099)

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OTHO

-- 1. Urban_II, Odo, Odo_of_Lagery, Otho, Otho_of_Lagery -- French pope from 1088 to 1099 whose sermons called for the First Crusade (1042-1099)

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UNIX

-- 1. UNIX, UNIX_system, UNIX_operating_system -- trademark for a powerful operating system

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USA.

-- 1. United_States, United_States_of_America, America, the_States, US, U.S., USA, U.S.A. -- North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776

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USPS

-- 1. United_States_Postal_Service, US_Postal_Service, USPS -- an independent federal agency that provides mail processing and delivery service for individuals and businesses in the United States

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USMC

-- 1. United_States_Marine_Corps, United_States_Marines, Marine_Corps, US_Marine_Corps, USMC, Marines2 -- an amphibious division of the United States Navy

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GPOS

-- 1. United_States_Government_Printing_Office, US_Government_Printing_Office, Government_Printing_Office, GPO -- an agency of the legislative branch that provides printing and binding services for Congress and the departments and establishments of the federal government

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USAF

-- 1. United_States_Air_Force, U._S._Air_Force, US_Air_Force, Air_Force1, USAF -- the airforce of the United States of America; the agency that defends the United States through control and exploitation of air and space

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DCCP

-- 1. United_Nations_Office_for_Drug_Control_and_Crime_Prevention, DCCP -- an agency of the United Nations that promotes drug control and crime prevention

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UNIT

-- 1. unit_of_measurement, unit -- any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange; "the dollar is the United States unit of currency"; "a unit of wheat is a bushel"; "change per unit volume"

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UNIO

-- 1. Unio, genus_Unio -- type genus of the family Unionidae

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UFOS

-- 1. unidentified_flying_object, UFO, flying_saucer -- an (apparently) flying object whose nature is unknown; especially those considered to have extraterrestrial origins

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TASK

-- 1. undertaking, project, task1, labor1 -- any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted; "he prepared for great undertakings"

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UNCI

-- 1. uncus -- (biology) any hook-shaped process or part

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UMPS

-- 1. umpire, ump -- an official at a baseball game

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UMMA

-- 1. Ummah, Umma, Muslim_Ummah, Islamic_Ummah, Islam_Nation -- the Muslim community or people, considered to extend from Mauritania to Pakistan; "moderate Muslims urge the Ummah to reject the terrorism of radical Muslims"

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UMBO

-- 1. umbo -- a slight rounded elevation where the malleus attaches to the eardrum

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UMAS

-- 1. Uma -- a benevolent aspect of Devi; `splendor'

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ULVA

-- 1. Ulva, genus_Ulva -- type genus of the family Ulvaceae; green seaweed having a thallus two cells thick: sea lettuce

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UHFS

-- 1. ultrahigh_frequency, UHF -- 300 to 3000 megahertz

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ULNA

-- 1. ulna, elbow_bone -- the inner and longer of the two bones of the human forearm

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ULLR

-- 1. Ull, Ullr -- (Norse mythology) one of the Aesir known for his beauty and skill with bow and skis; son of Sif and stepson of Thor

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ULEX

-- 1. Ulex, genus_Ulex -- genus of Eurasian spiny shrubs: gorse

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UKES

-- 1. uke, ukulele -- a small guitar having four strings

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TYPE

-- 1. type -- a subdivision of a particular kind of thing; "what type of sculpture do you prefer?"

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TYNE

-- 1. Tyne, River_Tyne, Tyne_River -- a river in northern England that flows east to the North Sea

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TYKE

-- 1. Tyke -- a native of Yorkshire

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TWOS

-- 1. two, 2, II, deuce -- the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one or a numeral representing this number

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UNAU

-- 1. two-toed_sloth2, unau2, unai2, Choloepus_hoffmanni -- a sloth of Central America that has two long claws on each forefoot and three long claws on each hindfoot

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TWIN

-- 1. twin -- either of two offspring born at the same time from the same pregnancy

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DUSK

-- 1. twilight, dusk, gloaming, gloam, nightfall, evenfall, fall1, crepuscule, crepuscle -- the time of day immediately following sunset; "he loved the twilight"; "they finished before the fall of night"

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TWIT

-- 1. twerp, twirp, twit -- someone who is regarded as contemptible

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XXII

-- 1. twenty-two, 22, XXII -- the cardinal number that is the sum of twenty-one and one

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TUTU

-- 1. Tutu, Desmond_Tutu -- South African prelate and leader of the antiapartheid struggle (born in 1931)

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BOUT

-- 1. turn, bout, round -- (sports) a division during which one team is on the offensive

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TURK

-- 1. Turk -- a native or inhabitant of Turkey

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TURF

-- 1. turf, sod, sward, greensward -- surface layer of ground containing a mat of grass and grass roots

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SODS

-- 1. turf, sod, sward, greensward -- surface layer of ground containing a mat of grass and grass roots

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TUPI

-- 1. Tupi -- a member of the South American Indian people living in Brazil and Paraguay

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TUNG

-- 1. tung_tree, tung, tung-oil_tree, Aleurites_fordii -- Chinese tree bearing seeds that yield tung oil

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TUNE

-- 1. tune, melody, air1, strain, melodic_line, line3, melodic_phrase -- a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence; "she was humming an air from Beethoven"

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TUNA

-- 1. tuna, Opuntia_tuna -- tropical American prickly pear of Jamaica

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TUNS

-- 1. tun -- a large cask especially one holding a volume equivalent to 2 butts or 252 gals

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TUMS

-- 1. Tums -- an antacid

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TUGS

-- 1. tug, jerk1 -- a sudden abrupt pull

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TUFT

-- 1. tuft, tussock -- a bunch of hair or feathers or growing grass

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TUFF

-- 1. tuff, tufa1 -- hard volcanic rock composed of compacted volcanic ash

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TUFA

-- 1. tufa, calc-tufa -- a soft porous rock consisting of calcium carbonate deposited from springs rich in lime

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TUES

-- 1. Tuesday, Tues -- the third day of the week; the second working day

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TUCK

-- 1. tuck -- eatables (especially sweets)

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TUBE

-- 1. tube, tubing -- conduit consisting of a long hollow object (usually cylindrical) used to hold and conduct objects or liquids or gases

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TRUE

-- 1. true -- proper alignment; the property possessed by something that is in correct or proper alignment; "out of true"

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TROY

-- 1. troy, troy_weight -- a system of weights used for precious metals and gemstones; based on a 12-ounce pound and an ounce of 480 grains

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ILIA

-- 1. Troy, Ilion, Ilium -- an ancient city in Asia Minor that was the site of the Trojan War

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TRIP

-- 1. trip -- a journey for some purpose (usually including the return); "he took a trip to the shopping center"

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TRIM

-- 1. trim, trimness -- a state of arrangement or appearance; "in good trim"

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TRIG

-- 1. trigonometry, trig -- the mathematics of triangles and trigonometric functions

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WILE

-- 1. trickery1, chicanery, chicane, guile, wile, shenanigan1 -- the use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them)

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TEST

-- 1. trial, trial_run, test2, tryout -- trying something to find out about it; "a sample for ten days free trial"; "a trial of progesterone failed to relieve the pain"

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TREK

-- 1. trek1 -- a journey by ox wagon (especially an organized migration by a group of settlers)

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TREE

-- 1. tree -- a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms

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PACT

-- 1. treaty, pact, accord1 -- a written agreement between two states or sovereigns

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TRAY

-- 1. tray -- an open receptacle for holding or displaying or serving articles or food

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SCUM

-- 1. trash1, scum1 -- worthless people

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MAWS

-- 1. trap, cakehole, hole, maw, yap, gob -- informal terms for the mouth

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YAPS

-- 1. trap, cakehole, hole, maw, yap, gob -- informal terms for the mouth

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TRAP

-- 1. trap -- a device in which something (usually an animal) can be caught and penned

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TURP

-- 1. transurethral_resection_of_the_prostate, TURP -- removal of significant amounts of prostate tissue (as in cases of benign prostatic hyperplasia)

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TIAS

-- 1. transient_ischemic_attack, TIA -- brief episode in which the brain gets insufficient blood supply; symptoms depend on the site of the blockage

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COPY

-- 1. transcript, copy -- a reproduction of a written record (e.g. of a legal or school record)

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TRAM

-- 1. tramway1, tram2, aerial_tramway, cable_tramway, ropeway -- a conveyance that transports passengers or freight in carriers suspended from cables and supported by a series of towers

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HOBO

-- 1. tramp, hobo, bum1 -- a vagrant; "a homeless tramp"; "he tried to help the really down-and-out bums"

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TRAD

-- 1. trad -- traditional jazz as revived in the 1950s

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TOWN

-- 1. town -- an urban area with a fixed boundary that is smaller than a city; "they drive through town on their way to work"

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TOWS

-- 1. tow, towage -- the act of hauling something (as a vehicle) by means of a hitch or rope; "the truck gave him a tow to the garage"

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TOUT

-- 1. tout2, ticket_tout -- someone who buys tickets to an event in order to resell them at a profit

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TOUR

-- 1. tour, circuit -- a journey or route all the way around a particular place or area; "they took an extended tour of Europe"; "we took a quick circuit of the park"; "a ten-day coach circuit of the island"

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MITE

-- 1. touch, hint, tinge, mite, pinch, jot, speck, soupcon -- a slight but appreciable amount; "this dish could use a touch of garlic"

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TOTS

-- 1. tot -- a small amount (especially of a drink); "a tot of rum"

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TORY

-- 1. Tory1 -- an American who favored the British side during the American Revolution

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TORI

-- 1. torus, toroid -- a ring-shaped surface generated by rotating a circle around an axis that does not intersect the circle

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TORE

-- 1. torus, tore -- commonly the lowest molding at the base of a column

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TORT

-- 1. tort, civil_wrong -- (law) any wrongdoing for which an action for damages may be brought

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TORR

-- 1. torr, millimeter_of_mercury, mm_Hg -- a unit of pressure equal to 0.001316 atmosphere; named after Torricelli

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LAWS

-- 1. Torah, Pentateuch, Laws -- the first of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures comprising the first five books of the Hebrew Bible considered as a unit

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TORS

-- 1. tor2 -- a prominent rock or pile of rocks on a hill

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SPOT

-- 1. topographic_point, place, spot1 -- a point located with respect to surface features of some region; "this is a nice place for a picnic"; "a bright spot on a planet"

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TOPS

-- 1. top1 -- the upper part of anything; "the mower cuts off the tops of the grass"; "the title should be written at the top of the first page"

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TOOT

-- 1. toot -- a blast of a horn

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TOOL

-- 1. tool -- an implement used in the practice of a vocation

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GOBS

-- 1. tons, dozens, heaps, lots, piles, scores, stacks, loads, rafts, slews, wads, oodles, gobs, scads, lashings -- a large number or amount; "made lots of new friends"; "she amassed stacks of newspapers"

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TONS

-- 1. tons, dozens, heaps, lots, piles, scores, stacks, loads, rafts, slews, wads, oodles, gobs, scads, lashings -- a large number or amount; "made lots of new friends"; "she amassed stacks of newspapers"

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WADS

-- 1. tons, dozens, heaps, lots, piles, scores, stacks, loads, rafts, slews, wads, oodles, gobs, scads, lashings -- a large number or amount; "made lots of new friends"; "she amassed stacks of newspapers"

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LOTS

-- 1. tons, dozens, heaps, lots, piles, scores, stacks, loads, rafts, slews, wads, oodles, gobs, scads, lashings -- a large number or amount; "made lots of new friends"; "she amassed stacks of newspapers"

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TONE

-- 1. tone1, tone_of_voice -- the quality of a person's voice; "he began in a conversational tone"; "he spoke in a nervous tone of voice"

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TOME

-- 1. tome -- a (usually) large and scholarly book

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TOMS

-- 1. tom1, tomcat -- male cat

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TOLU

-- 1. tolu, balsam_of_tolu, tolu_balsam -- aromatic yellowish brown balsam from the tolu balsam tree used especially in cough syrups

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TOLL

-- 1. toll -- a fee levied for the use of roads or bridges (used for maintenance)

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TOLE

-- 1. tole -- enameled or lacquered metalware (usually gilded and elaborately painted); popular in the 18th century; "the Pennsylvania Dutch tole watering can might be a reproduction but it looks convincing"

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YEDO

-- 1. Tokyo, Tokio, Yeddo, Yedo, Edo, Japanese_capital, capital_of_Japan -- the capital and largest city of Japan; the economic and cultural center of Japan

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TOKE

-- 1. toke -- a puff of a marijuana or hashish cigarette; "the boys took a few tokes on a joint"

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TOJO

-- 1. Tojo, Tojo_Hideki, Tojo_Eiki -- Japanese army officer who initiated the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and who assumed dictatorial control of Japan during World War II; he was subsequently tried and executed as a war criminal (1884-1948)

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JOHN

-- 1. toilet, lavatory, lav, can2, john, privy1, bathroom1 -- a room or building equipped with one or more toilets

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LAVS

-- 1. toilet, lavatory, lav, can2, john, privy1, bathroom1 -- a room or building equipped with one or more toilets

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TOGS

-- 1. togs, threads, duds -- informal terms for clothing

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DUDS

-- 1. togs, threads, duds -- informal terms for clothing

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TOGO

-- 1. Togo, Togolese_Republic -- a republic on the western coast of Africa on the Gulf of Guinea; formerly under French control

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TOGA

-- 1. toga -- a one-piece cloak worn by men in ancient Rome

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NOBS

-- 1. toff, nob -- informal term for an upper-class or wealthy person

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TOFF

-- 1. toff, nob -- informal term for an upper-class or wealthy person

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TOEA

-- 1. toea -- 100 toea equal 1 kina in Papua New Guinea

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TOES

-- 1. toe1 -- one of the digits of the foot

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TODY

-- 1. tody -- tiny insectivorous West Indian bird having red-and-green plumage and a long straight bill

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TODD

-- 1. Todd, Sir_Alexander_Robertus_Todd, Lord_Todd -- Scottish chemist noted for his research into the structure of nucleic acids (born in 1907)

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TODS

-- 1. tod -- a unit of weight for wool equal to about 28 pounds

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TOBY

-- 1. toby, toby_jug, toby_fillpot_jug -- a drinking mug in the shape of a stout man wearing a three-cornered hat

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TNTS

-- 1. TNT, trinitrotoluene -- explosive consisting of a yellow crystalline compound that is a flammable toxic derivative of toluene

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TITO

-- 1. Tito, Marshal_Tito, Josip_Broz -- Yugoslav statesman who led the resistance to German occupation during World War II and established a communist state after the war (1892-1980)

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TITI

-- 1. titi1, buckwheat_tree, Cliftonia_monophylla -- tree of low-lying coastal areas of southeastern United States having glossy leaves and racemes of fragrant white flowers

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TIRE

-- 1. tire, tyre -- hoop that covers a wheel; "automobile tires are usually made of rubber and filled with compressed air"

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TIPU

-- 1. tipu, tipu_tree, yellow_jacaranda, pride_of_Bolivia -- semi-evergreen South American tree with odd-pinnate leaves and golden yellow flowers cultivated as an ornamental

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TIPS

-- 1. tip -- the extreme end of something; especially something pointed

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TING

-- 1. ting, tinkle -- a light clear metallic sound as of a small bell

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TINE

-- 1. tine -- prong on a fork or pitchfork or antler

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TINS

-- 1. tin, Sn, atomic_number_50 -- a silvery malleable metallic element that resists corrosion; used in many alloys and to coat other metals to prevent corrosion; obtained chiefly from cassiterite where it occurs as tin oxide

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TIME

-- 1. time, clip -- an instance or single occasion for some event; "this time he succeeded"; "he called four times"; "he could do ten at a clip"

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LEAN

-- 1. tilt, list, inclination2, lean, leaning -- the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical; "the tower had a pronounced tilt"; "the ship developed a list to starboard"; "he walked with a heavy inclination to the right"

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TILL

-- 1. till, boulder_clay -- unstratified soil deposited by a glacier; consists of sand and clay and gravel and boulders mixed together

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TILE

-- 1. tile -- a flat thin rectangular slab (as of fired clay or rubber or linoleum) used to cover surfaces

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TIDY

-- 1. tidy -- receptacle that holds odds and ends (as sewing materials)

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TIDE

-- 1. tide -- the periodic rise and fall of the sea level under the gravitational pull of the moon

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TICK

-- 1. tick, ticking -- a metallic tapping sound; "he counted the ticks of the clock"

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TICS

-- 1. tic -- a local and habitual twitching especially in the face

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BOLT

-- 1. thunderbolt, bolt, bolt_of_lightning -- a discharge of lightning accompanied by thunder

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THUD

-- 1. thump1, thumping, clump, clunk, thud -- a heavy dull sound (as made by impact of heavy objects)

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TRIO

-- 1. three, 3, III, trio, threesome, tierce1, leash, troika, triad, trine, trinity, ternary, ternion, triplet, tercet, terzetto, trey, deuce-ace -- the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one

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TREY

-- 1. three, 3, III, trio, threesome, tierce1, leash, troika, triad, trine, trinity, ternary, ternion, triplet, tercet, terzetto, trey, deuce-ace -- the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one

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THOU

-- 1. thousand, one_thousand, 1000, M1, K6, chiliad, G1, grand, thou, yard2 -- the cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100

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THOR

-- 1. Thor -- (Norse mythology) god of thunder and rain and farming; pictured as wielding a hammer emblematic of the thunderbolt; identified with Teutonic Donar

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THOS

-- 1. Tho -- a branch of the Tai languages

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XIII

-- 1. thirteen, 13, XIII, baker's_dozen, long_dozen -- the cardinal number that is the sum of twelve and one

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THEN

-- 1. then -- that time; that moment; "we will arrive before then"; "we were friends from then on"

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THEA

-- 1. Thea, Theia -- (Greek mythology) the Titaness who was mother of Helios and Selene and Eos in ancient mythology

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THAW

-- 1. thaw, melt, thawing, melting -- the process whereby heat changes something from a solid to a liquid; "the power failure caused a refrigerator melt that was a disaster"; "the thawing of a frozen turkey takes several hours"

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MELT

-- 1. thaw, melt, thawing, melting -- the process whereby heat changes something from a solid to a liquid; "the power failure caused a refrigerator melt that was a disaster"; "the thawing of a frozen turkey takes several hours"

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SIAM

-- 1. Thailand, Kingdom_of_Thailand, Siam -- a country of southeastern Asia that extends southward along the Isthmus of Kra to the Malay Peninsula; "Thailand is the official name of the former Siam"

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THAI

-- 1. Thai, Tai, Siamese -- a native or inhabitant of Thailand

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TAIS

-- 1. Thai, Tai, Siamese -- a native or inhabitant of Thailand

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TEXT

-- 1. text, textual_matter -- the words of something written; "there were more than a thousand words of text"; "they handed out the printed text of the mayor's speech"; "he wants to reconstruct the original text"

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TETH

-- 1. teth -- the 9th letter of the Hebrew alphabet

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TETS

-- 1. Tet -- the New Year in Vietnam; observed for three days after the first full moon after January 20th

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BRAT

-- 1. terror, brat, little_terror, holy_terror -- a very troublesome child

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TERN

-- 1. tern -- small slender gull having narrow wings and a forked tail

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TERM

-- 1. term -- a word or expression used for some particular thing; "he learned many medical terms"

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TBIT

-- 1. terabit, Tbit, Tb2 -- a unit of information equal to 1000 gigabits or 10^12 (1,000,000,000,000) bits

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TERA

-- 1. Tera, Pidlimdi, Yamaltu -- a three-tone Chadic language

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TIPI

-- 1. tepee, tipi, teepee -- a Native American tent; usually of conical shape

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TENT

-- 1. tent, collapsible_shelter -- a portable shelter (usually of canvas stretched over supporting poles and fastened to the ground with ropes and pegs); "he pitched his tent near the creek"

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TLC.

-- 1. tender_loving_care, TLC -- considerate and solicitous care; "young children need lots of TLC"

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TEN.

-- 1. ten, 10, X, tenner, decade -- the cardinal number that is the sum of nine and one; the base of the decimal system

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TENS

-- 1. ten, 10, X, tenner, decade -- the cardinal number that is the sum of nine and one; the base of the decimal system

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MOOD

-- 1. temper, mood, humor, humour -- a characteristic (habitual or relatively temporary) state of feeling; "whether he praised or cursed me depended on his temper at the time"; "he was in a bad humor"

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TEMP

-- 1. temp, temporary, temporary_worker -- a worker (especially in an office) hired on a temporary basis

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TELL

-- 1. Tell, William_Tell -- a Swiss patriot who lived in the early 14th century and who was renowned for his skill as an archer; according to legend an Austrian governor compelled him to shoot an apple from his son's head with his crossbow (which he did successfully without mishap)

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TEGS

-- 1. teg -- two-year-old sheep

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TEES

-- 1. tee, teeing_ground -- the starting place for each hole on a golf course; "they were waiting on the first tee"

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TEDS

-- 1. Ted, Teddy_boy -- a tough youth of 1950's and 1960's wearing Edwardian style clothes

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TECH

-- 1. technical_school, tech -- a school teaching mechanical and industrial arts and the applied sciences

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TKOS

-- 1. technical_knockout, TKO -- a knockout declared by the referee who judges one boxer unable to continue

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TEAR

-- 1. tear1, teardrop -- a drop of the clear salty saline solution secreted by the lacrimal glands; "his story brought tears to her eyes"

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TEAM

-- 1. team, squad -- a cooperative unit (especially in sports)

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TEAK

-- 1. teak2, teakwood -- hard strong durable yellowish-brown wood of teak trees; resistant to insects and to warping; used for furniture and in shipbuilding

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TEAS

-- 1. tea -- a beverage made by steeping tea leaves in water; "iced tea is a cooling drink"

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TAYS

-- 1. Tay -- a branch of the Tai languages

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TAXA

-- 1. taxonomic_group, taxonomic_category, taxon -- animal or plant group having natural relations

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TAWS

-- 1. taw -- the 23rd letter of the Hebrew alphabet

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TAU.

-- 1. tau -- the 19th letter of the Greek alphabet

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TAUS

-- 1. tau -- the 19th letter of the Greek alphabet

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TATI

-- 1. Tati, Jacques_Tati, Jacques_Tatischeff -- French filmmaker (1908-1982)

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TATE

-- 1. Tate, Allen_Tate, John_Orley_Allen_Tate -- United States poet and critic (1899-1979)

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TARP

-- 1. tarpaulin, tarp -- waterproofed canvas

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TARO

-- 1. taro2, cocoyam, dasheen2, eddo -- edible starchy tuberous root of taro plants

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EDDO

-- 1. taro2, cocoyam, dasheen2, eddo -- edible starchy tuberous root of taro plants

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EDDA

-- 1. taro, taro_root, cocoyam, dasheen, edda -- tropical starchy tuberous root

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TARN

-- 1. tarn -- a mountain lake (especially one formed by glaciers)

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TARE

-- 1. tare -- an adjustment made for the weight of the packaging in order to determine the net weight of the goods

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TARA

-- 1. Tara -- a village in eastern Ireland (northwest of Dublin); seat of Irish kings until 6th century

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TAPS

-- 1. taps, lights-out -- (military) signal to turn the lights out

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TAPE

-- 1. tape -- a long thin piece of cloth or paper as used for binding or fastening; "he used a piece of tape for a belt"; "he wrapped a tape around the package"

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TAPA

-- 1. tapa, tapa_bark, tappa, tappa_bark -- the thin fibrous bark of the paper mulberry and Pipturus albidus

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DABS

-- 1. tap, pat, dab -- a light touch or stroke

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TAOS

-- 1. Taos -- a member of the Pueblo people living in northern New Mexico

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TANK

-- 1. tank1, army_tank, armored_combat_vehicle, armoured_combat_vehicle -- an enclosed armored military vehicle; has a cannon and moves on caterpillar treads

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UGLI

-- 1. tangelo, ugli, ugli_fruit -- large sweet juicy hybrid between tangerine and grapefruit having a thick wrinkled skin

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TANS

-- 1. tan, suntan, sunburn1, burn2 -- a browning of the skin resulting from exposure to the rays of the sun

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TAMP

-- 1. tamp, tamper, tamping_bar -- a tool for tamping (e.g., for tamping tobacco into a pipe bowl or a charge into a drill hole etc.)

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TAMM

-- 1. Tamm, Igor_Tamm, Igor_Yevgeneevich_Tamm -- Russian physicist (1895-1971)

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TAMS

-- 1. tam, tam-o'-shanter, tammy2 -- a woolen cap of Scottish origin

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TALI

-- 1. talus, scree -- a sloping mass of loose rocks at the base of a cliff

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TALL

-- 1. tall -- a garment size for a tall person

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TALK

-- 1. talk, talking -- an exchange of ideas via conversation; "let's have more work and less talk around here"

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TALC

-- 1. talc, talcum -- a fine grained mineral having a soft soapy feel and consisting of hydrated magnesium silicate; used in a variety of products including talcum powder

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TALA

-- 1. tala -- the basic unit of money in Western Samoa

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TAKA

-- 1. taka -- the basic unit of money in Bangladesh; equal to 100 paisa

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TAIL

-- 1. tail -- the posterior part of the body of a vertebrate especially when elongated and extending beyond the trunk or main part of the body

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TAIF

-- 1. Taif -- a city in western Saudi Arabia to the east of Mecca

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SHAN

-- 1. Tai_Long, Shan -- a branch of the Tai languages

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TAGS

-- 1. tag, ticket3 -- a label written or printed on paper, cardboard, or plastic that is attached to something to indicate its owner, nature, price, etc.

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TAFT

-- 1. Taft1, Lorado_Taft -- United States sculptor (1860-1936)

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TAEL

-- 1. tael -- a unit of weight used in east Asia approximately equal to 1.3 ounces

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TEGU

-- 1. Taegu, Tegu -- a city in southeastern South Korea

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TADS

-- 1. tad, shade -- a slight amount or degree of difference; "a tad too expensive"; "not a tad of difference"; "the new model is a shade better than the old one"

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TACT

-- 1. tact, tactfulness -- consideration in dealing with others and avoiding giving offense

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TACK

-- 1. tack -- the heading or position of a vessel relative to the trim of its sails

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TACH

-- 1. tachometer, tach -- measuring instrument for indicating speed of rotation

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TABU

-- 1. taboo, tabu -- a prejudice (especially in Polynesia and other South Pacific islands) that prohibits the use or mention of something because of its sacred nature

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TABI

-- 1. tabi, tabis -- a sock with a separation for the big toe; worn with thong sandals by the Japanese

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LUES

-- 1. syphilis, syph, pox1, lues_venerea, lues -- a common venereal disease caused by the treponema pallidum spirochete; symptoms change through progressive stages; can be congenital (transmitted through the placenta)

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NERD

-- 1. swot, grind, nerd, wonk, dweeb -- an insignificant student who is ridiculed as being affected or boringly studious

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WONK

-- 1. swot, grind, nerd, wonk, dweeb -- an insignificant student who is ridiculed as being affected or boringly studious

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SWOT

-- 1. swot, grind, nerd, wonk, dweeb -- an insignificant student who is ridiculed as being affected or boringly studious

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SWIZ

-- 1. swiz -- British slang for a swindle

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JIVE

-- 1. swing1, swing_music, jive -- a style of jazz played by big bands popular in the 1930s; flowing rhythms but less complex than later styles of jazz

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SWIM

-- 1. swimming, swim -- the act of swimming; "it was the swimming they enjoyed most"; "they took a short swim in the pool"

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SWAY

-- 1. sway -- controlling influence

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SWAT

-- 1. swat -- a sharp blow

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SWAN

-- 1. swan -- stately heavy-bodied aquatic bird with very long neck and usually white plumage as adult

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SUPS

-- 1. swallow, sup -- a small amount of liquid food; "a sup of ale"

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SWAG

-- 1. swag1 -- valuable goods

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SWAD

-- 1. swad -- a bunch; "a thick swad of plants"

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SWAB

-- 1. swab1 -- implement consisting of a small piece of cotton that is used to apply medication or cleanse a wound or obtain a specimen of a secretion

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MOPS

-- 1. swab, swob, mop -- cleaning implement consisting of absorbent material fastened to a handle; for cleaning floors

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SWOB

-- 1. swab, swob, mop -- cleaning implement consisting of absorbent material fastened to a handle; for cleaning floors

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SUVA

-- 1. Suva -- the capital and largest city of Fiji (on Viti Levu island)

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SAMS

-- 1. surface-to-air_missile, SAM -- a guided missile fired from land or shipboard against an airborne target

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SURF

-- 1. surf, breaker, breakers -- waves breaking on the shore

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SURD

-- 1. surd, voiceless_consonant -- a consonant produced without sound from the vocal cords

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SURA

-- 1. sura -- one of the sections (or chapters) in the Koran; "the Quran is divided in 114 suras"

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TYRE

-- 1. Sur, Tyre -- a port in southern Lebanon on the Mediterranean Sea; formerly a major Phoenician seaport famous for silks

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KEEP

-- 1. support, keep, livelihood, living, bread_and_butter, sustenance -- the financial means whereby one lives; "each child was expected to pay for their keep"; "he applied to the state for support"; "he could no longer earn his own livelihood"

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PLEA

-- 1. supplication1, plea -- a humble request for help from someone in authority

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SUNG

-- 1. Sung, Sung_dynasty, Song, Song_dynasty -- the imperial dynasty of China from 960 to 1279; noted for art and literature and philosophy

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SUNS

-- 1. sun, Sun2 -- the star that is the source of light and heat for the planets in the solar system; "the sun contains 99.85% of the mass in the solar system"; "the Earth revolves around the Sun"

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SPFS

-- 1. sun_protection_factor, SPF -- the degree to which a sunscreen protects the skin from the direct rays of the sun

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SUMP

-- 1. sump1 -- an oil reservoir in an internal combustion engine

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SUMO

-- 1. sumo -- a Japanese form of wrestling; you lose if you are forced out of a small ring or if any part of your body (other than your feet) touches the ground

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SUMS

-- 1. sum, sum_of_money, amount, amount_of_money -- a quantity of money; "he borrowed a large sum"; "the amount he had in cash was insufficient"

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SULK

-- 1. sulk, sulkiness1 -- a mood or display of sullen aloofness or withdrawal; "stayed home in a sulk"

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SULA

-- 1. Sula, genus_Sula -- type genus of the Sulidae

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SUER

-- 1. suitor, suer1, wooer -- a man who courts a woman; "a suer for the hand of the princess"

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SUIT

-- 1. suit, suit_of_clothes -- a set of garments (usually including a jacket and trousers or skirt) for outerwear all of the same fabric and color; "they buried him in his best suit"

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SUFI

-- 1. Sufi -- a Muslim who represents the mystical dimension of Islam; a Muslim who seeks direct experience of Allah; mainly in Iran

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WOES

-- 1. suffering1, woe -- misery resulting from affliction

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SUEZ

-- 1. Suez -- a city in northeastern Egypt at the head of the Gulf of Suez and at the southern end of the Suez Canal

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SUET

-- 1. suet -- hard fat around the kidneys and loins in beef and sheep

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SUES

-- 1. Sue, Eugene_Sue -- French writer whose novels described the sordid side of city life (1804-1857)

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SIDS

-- 1. sudden_infant_death_syndrome, SIDS, infant_death, crib_death, cot_death -- sudden and unexpected death of an apparently healthy infant during sleep

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SUCK

-- 1. sucking, suck, suction -- the act of sucking

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STYX

-- 1. Styx, River_Styx -- (Greek mythology) a river in Hades across which Charon carried dead souls

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STYS

-- 1. sty, stye, hordeolum, eye_infection -- an infection of the sebaceous gland of the eyelid

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STYE

-- 1. sty, stye, hordeolum, eye_infection -- an infection of the sebaceous gland of the eyelid

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DOLT

-- 1. stupid, stupid_person1, stupe, dullard2, dolt1, pudding_head, pudden-head, poor_fish, pillock -- a person who is not very bright; "The economy, stupid!"

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TOPE

-- 1. stupa, tope -- a dome-shaped shrine erected by Buddhists

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STUD

-- 1. stud, he-man, macho-man -- a man who is virile and sexually active

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STUB

-- 1. stub -- a short piece remaining on a trunk or stem where a branch is lost

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CRED

-- 1. street_credibility, street_cred, cred -- credibility among young fashionable urban individuals

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STPS

-- 1. STP, s.t.p. -- standard temperature and pressure

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LAST

-- 1. stopping_point, finale, finis, finish, last, conclusion, close -- the temporal end; the concluding time; "the stopping point of each round was signaled by a bell"; "the market was up at the finish"; "they were playing better at the close of the season"

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STOP

-- 1. stop, halt -- the event of something ending; "it came to a stop at the bottom of the hill"

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STOB

-- 1. stob -- a short straight stick of wood

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STIR

-- 1. stir1, splash -- a prominent or sensational but short-lived news event; "he made a great splash and then disappeared"

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LIEU

-- 1. stead, position3, place1, lieu -- the post or function properly or customarily occupied or served by another; "can you go in my stead?"; "took his place"; "in lieu of"

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STAY

-- 1. stay -- continuing or remaining in a place or state; "they had a nice stay in Paris"; "a lengthy hospital stay"; "a four-month stay in bankruptcy court"

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STAR

-- 1. star -- (astronomy) a celestial body of hot gases that radiates energy derived from thermonuclear reactions in the interior

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ATMS

-- 1. standard_atmosphere, atmosphere, atm, standard_pressure -- a unit of pressure: the pressure that will support a column of mercury 760 mm high at sea level and 0 degrees centigrade

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BETS

-- 1. stake, stakes, bet, wager -- the money risked on a gamble

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LAME

-- 1. square1, lame -- someone who doesn't understand what is going on

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SPYS

-- 1. spy, undercover_agent -- (military) a secret agent hired by a state to obtain information about its enemies or by a business to obtain industrial secrets from competitors

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BITS

-- 1. spot, bit1 -- a small piece or quantity of something; "a spot of tea"; "a bit of paper"; "a bit of lint"; "I gave him a bit of my mind"

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SUVS

-- 1. sport_utility, sport_utility_vehicle, S.U.V., SUV -- a high-performance four-wheel drive car built on a truck chassis

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SPIV

-- 1. spiv -- a person without employment who makes money by various dubious schemes; goes about smartly dressed and having a good time

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SPIT

-- 1. spit, tongue -- a narrow strip of land that juts out into the sea

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SPIN

-- 1. spin -- a swift whirling motion (usually of a missile)

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SPIK

-- 1. spic, spik, spick -- (ethnic slur) offensive term for persons of Latin American descent

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SPIC

-- 1. spic, spik, spick -- (ethnic slur) offensive term for persons of Latin American descent

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SPEC

-- 1. specification, spec -- a detailed description of design criteria for a piece of work

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SPAR

-- 1. spar -- any of various nonmetallic minerals (calcite or feldspar) that are light in color and transparent or translucent and cleavable

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SPAN

-- 1. span -- the complete duration of something; "the job was finished in the span of an hour"

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SPAM

-- 1. Spam -- a canned meat made largely from pork

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SCET

-- 1. spacecraft_event_time, SCET -- the coordinated universal time on board the spacecraft; "SCET = TRM + OWLT"

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SOYS

-- 1. soy2, soybean2, soya_bean2 -- a source of oil; used for forage and soil improvement and as food

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SOYA

-- 1. soy, soya, soybean, soya_bean, soybean_plant, soja, soja_bean, Glycine_max -- erect bushy hairy annual herb having trifoliate leaves and purple to pink flowers; extensively cultivated for food and forage and soil improvement but especially for its nutritious oil-rich seeds; native to Asia

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SOWS

-- 1. sow -- an adult female hog

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USSR

-- 1. Soviet_Union, Russia, Union_of_Soviet_Socialist_Republics, USSR -- a former communist country in eastern Europe and northern Asia; established in 1922; included Russia and 14 other soviet socialist republics (Ukraine and Byelorussia and others); officially dissolved 31 December 1991

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SWBS

-- 1. southwest_by_south, SWbS -- the compass point that is one point south of southwest

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CRUX

-- 1. Southern_Cross, Crux, Crux_Australis -- a small conspicuous constellation in the southern hemisphere in the Milky Way near Centaurus

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SUSA

-- 1. Sousse, Susa, Susah -- a port city in eastern Tunisia on the Mediterranean

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GERM

-- 1. source, seed, germ -- anything that provides inspiration for later work

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SOUR

-- 1. sour -- a cocktail made of a liquor (especially whiskey or gin) mixed with lemon or lime juice and sugar

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SOUP

-- 1. soup -- liquid food especially of meat or fish or vegetable stock often containing pieces of solid food

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SOUL

-- 1. soul, psyche -- the immaterial part of a person; the actuating cause of an individual life

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SOUK

-- 1. souk -- an open-air market in an Arabian city

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SOUS

-- 1. sou -- a former French coin of low denomination; often used of any small amount of money; "he hasn't a sou to his name"

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SORI

-- 1. sorus2 -- a spore-producing structure in certain lichens and fungi

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SORE

-- 1. sore -- an open skin infection

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SORB

-- 1. sorb, sorb_apple -- acid gritty-textured fruit

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SOPH

-- 1. sophomore, soph -- a second-year undergraduate

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SOPS

-- 1. sop, sops -- piece of solid food for dipping in a liquid

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SONG

-- 1. song, vocal1 -- a short musical composition with words; "a successful musical must have at least three good songs"

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SONE

-- 1. sone -- a unit of perceived loudness equal to the loudness of a 1000-hertz tone at 40 dB above threshold

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SONS

-- 1. son, boy3 -- a male human offspring; "their son became a famous judge"; "his boy is taller than he is"

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FLIP

-- 1. somersault, somerset, summersault, summerset, somersaulting, flip3 -- an acrobatic feat in which the feet roll over the head (either forward or backward) and return

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STHS

-- 1. somatotropin, somatotrophin, somatotropic_hormone, somatotrophic_hormone, STH, human_growth_hormone, growth_hormone -- a hormone produced by the anterior pituitary gland; promotes growth in humans

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SOMA

-- 1. soma, haoma, Sarcostemma_acidum -- leafless East Indian vine; its sour milky juice formerly used to make an intoxicating drink

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SOLI

-- 1. solo1 -- any activity that is performed alone without assistance

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SOLO

-- 1. solo1 -- any activity that is performed alone without assistance

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SOLE

-- 1. sole -- the underside of footwear or a golf club

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SOLS

-- 1. sol, colloidal_solution, colloidal_suspension -- a colloid that has a continuous liquid phase in which a solid is suspended in a liquid

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DIRT

-- 1. soil1, dirt1 -- the part of the earth's surface consisting of humus and disintegrated rock

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SOHO

-- 1. SoHo1, South_of_Houston -- a district in southwestern Manhattan noted for its shops and restaurants and galleries and artist's lofts

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SOFA

-- 1. sofa, couch, lounge1 -- an upholstered seat for more than one person

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SODA

-- 1. sodium_carbonate, washing_soda, sal_soda, soda_ash, soda -- a sodium salt of carbonic acid; used in making soap powders and glass and paper

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SOCK

-- 1. sock -- hosiery consisting of a cloth covering for the foot; worn inside the shoe; reaches to between the ankle and the knee

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SOAR

-- 1. soar, zoom -- the act of rising upward into the air

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SUDS

-- 1. soapsuds, suds, lather -- the froth produced by soaps or detergents

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SOAP

-- 1. soap -- a cleansing agent made from the salts of vegetable or animal fats

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SOAK

-- 1. soak, soakage, soaking -- the process of becoming softened and saturated as a consequence of being immersed in water (or other liquid); "a good soak put life back in the wagon"

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SNOW

-- 1. snow, snowfall -- precipitation falling from clouds in the form of ice crystals

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NEBS

-- 1. snout, neb2 -- a long projecting or anterior elongation of an animal's head; especially the nose

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SNOT

-- 1. snob, prig, snot, snoot -- a person regarded as arrogant and annoying

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PRIG

-- 1. snob, prig, snot, snoot -- a person regarded as arrogant and annoying

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SNOB

-- 1. snob, prig, snot, snoot -- a person regarded as arrogant and annoying

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SNIT

-- 1. snit -- a state of agitated irritation; "he was in a snit"

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SNIP

-- 1. snip, snippet, snipping -- a small piece of anything (especially a piece that has been snipped off)

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LEER

-- 1. sneer, leer -- a facial expression of contempt or scorn; the upper lip curls

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SNAG

-- 1. snag -- a sharp protuberance

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BLOT

-- 1. smudge, spot, blot, daub, smear, smirch, slur -- a blemish made by dirt; "he had a smudge on his cheek"

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FUME

-- 1. smoke, fume -- a cloud of fine particles suspended in a gas

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SMOG

-- 1. smog, smogginess -- air pollution by a mixture of smoke and fog

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GRIN

-- 1. smile, smiling, grin, grinning -- a facial expression characterized by turning up the corners of the mouth; usually shows pleasure or amusement

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SMEW

-- 1. smew, Mergus_albellus -- smallest merganser and most expert diver; found in northern Eurasia

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LULU

-- 1. smasher, stunner, knockout, beauty, ravisher1, sweetheart1, peach, lulu, looker, mantrap, dish -- a very attractive or seductive looking woman

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SLUR

-- 1. slur1 -- (music) a curved line spanning notes that are to be played legato

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SLUM

-- 1. slum, slum_area -- a district of a city marked by poverty and inferior living conditions

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GOOP

-- 1. sludge, slime, goo, goop, gook, guck, gunk, muck, ooze -- any thick, viscous matter

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OOZE

-- 1. sludge, slime, goo, goop, gook, guck, gunk, muck, ooze -- any thick, viscous matter

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MUCK

-- 1. sludge, slime, goo, goop, gook, guck, gunk, muck, ooze -- any thick, viscous matter

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GOOK

-- 1. sludge, slime, goo, goop, gook, guck, gunk, muck, ooze -- any thick, viscous matter

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GOOS

-- 1. sludge, slime, goo, goop, gook, guck, gunk, muck, ooze -- any thick, viscous matter

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GUCK

-- 1. sludge, slime, goo, goop, gook, guck, gunk, muck, ooze -- any thick, viscous matter

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GUNK

-- 1. sludge, slime, goo, goop, gook, guck, gunk, muck, ooze -- any thick, viscous matter

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SLUB

-- 1. slub, knot, burl -- soft lump or unevenness in a yarn; either an imperfection or created by design

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LAGS

-- 1. slowdown, lag, retardation -- the act of slowing down or falling behind

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SLOT

-- 1. slot -- a position in a grammatical linguistic construction in which a variety of alternative units are interchangeable; "he developed a version of slot grammar"

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SLOP

-- 1. slop, slops, swill, pigswill, pigwash -- wet feed (especially for pigs) consisting of mostly kitchen waste mixed with water or skimmed or sour milk

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SLOB

-- 1. slob, sloven, pig2, slovenly_person -- a coarse obnoxious person

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SLIT

-- 1. slit -- a long narrow opening

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FADE

-- 1. slice, fade1, slicing1 -- a golf shot that curves to the right for a right-handed golfer; "he took lessons to cure his slicing"

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NAPS

-- 1. sleep, nap -- a period of time spent sleeping; "he felt better after a little sleep"; "there wasn't time for a nap"

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SLED

-- 1. sled, sledge1, sleigh -- a vehicle mounted on runners and pulled by horses or dogs; for transportation over snow

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SLAV

-- 1. Slav -- any member of the people of eastern Europe or Asian Russia who speak a Slavonic language

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SLUT

-- 1. slattern, slut1, slovenly_woman, trollop1 -- a dirty untidy woman

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SLAT

-- 1. slat, spline -- a thin strip (wood or metal)

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SLAP

-- 1. slap, smack -- a blow from a flat object (as an open hand)

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SLAM

-- 1. slam, sweep -- winning all or all but one of the tricks in bridge

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SLAG

-- 1. slag, scoria, dross -- the scum formed by oxidation at the surface of molten metals

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SLAB

-- 1. slab -- block consisting of a thick piece of something

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SKYS

-- 1. sky -- the atmosphere and outer space as viewed from the earth

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SKUA

-- 1. skua, bonxie -- gull-like jaeger of northern seas

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SKIT

-- 1. skit -- a short theatrical episode

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SKIP

-- 1. skip1 -- a gait in which steps and hops alternate

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SKIN

-- 1. skin, tegument, cutis -- a natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch; "your skin is the largest organ of your body"

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SKIM

-- 1. skim -- a thin layer covering the surface of a liquid; "there was a thin skim of oil on the water"

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SKID

-- 1. skid -- one of a pair of planks used to make a track for rolling or sliding objects

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SKIS

-- 1. ski -- narrow wood or metal or plastic runners used in pairs for gliding over snow

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SKEP

-- 1. skep1 -- a large round wicker basket (used on farms)

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SKEG

-- 1. skeg -- a brace that extends from the rear of the keel to support the rudderpost

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SKAW

-- 1. Skagens_Odde, Skaw -- a cape on the northernmost tip of Jutland between the Skagerrak and the Kattegatt

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SIZE

-- 1. size -- the physical magnitude of something (how big it is); "a wolf is about the size of a large dog"

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SISE

-- 1. six, 6, VI, sixer, sise, Captain_Hicks, half_a_dozen, sextet, sestet, sextuplet, hexad -- the cardinal number that is the sum of five and one

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SIVA

-- 1. Siva, Shiva -- the auspicious one; a major divinity in the later Hindu pantheon

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SITE

-- 1. site, land_site -- the piece of land on which something is located (or is to be located); "a good site for the school"

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SITA

-- 1. Sita -- wife of the Hindu god Rama; regarded as an ideal of womanhood

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SIRE

-- 1. sire1 -- a title of address formerly used for a man of rank and authority

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SIRS

-- 1. sir -- term of address for a man

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SIPS

-- 1. sip1 -- a small drink

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SINK

-- 1. sink -- plumbing fixture consisting of a water basin fixed to a wall or floor and having a drainpipe

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SINE

-- 1. sine, sin -- ratio of the length of the side opposite the given angle to the length of the hypotenuse of a right-angled triangle

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SIND

-- 1. Sind -- a region of southeastern Pakistan

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SINS

-- 1. sin, sinfulness, wickedness1 -- estrangement from god

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SIMA

-- 1. sima -- rock that form the continuous lower layer of the earth's crust; rich in silicon and magnesium

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COHO

-- 1. silver_salmon, coho_salmon, coho, cohoe -- fatty pinkish flesh of small salmon caught in the Pacific and Great Lakes

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SILT

-- 1. silt -- mud or clay or small rocks deposited by a river or lake

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SILO

-- 1. silo -- a cylindrical tower used for storing silage

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SILL

-- 1. sill -- structural member consisting of a continuous horizontal timber forming the lowest member of a framework or supporting structure

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SILK

-- 1. silk -- a fabric made from the fine threads produced by certain insect larvae

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SILD

-- 1. sild -- any of various young herrings (other than brislings) canned as sardines in Norway

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SIKH

-- 1. Sikh -- an adherent of Sikhism

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SIGN

-- 1. sign5, mark5 -- a perceptible indication of something not immediately apparent (as a visible clue that something has happened); "he showed signs of strain"; "they welcomed the signs of spring"

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SIGH

-- 1. sigh, suspiration -- an utterance made by exhaling audibly

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SIDE

-- 1. side2 -- a place within a region identified relative to a center or reference location; "they always sat on the right side of the church"; "he never left my side"

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SIDA

-- 1. Sida, genus_Sida -- large genus of tropical subshrubs or herbs some of which yield fibers of mucilaginous substances

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SICK

-- 1. sick -- people who are sick; "they devote their lives to caring for the sick"

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SIBS

-- 1. sibling, sib2 -- a person's brother or sister

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SIAL

-- 1. sial -- the granitelike rocks that form the outermost layer of the earth's crust; rich in silicon and aluminum

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BUSH

-- 1. shrub, bush -- a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems

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IOTA

-- 1. shred, scintilla, whit, iota, tittle, smidgen, smidgeon, smidgin, smidge -- a tiny or scarcely detectable amount

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WHIT

-- 1. shred, scintilla, whit, iota, tittle, smidgen, smidgeon, smidgin, smidge -- a tiny or scarcely detectable amount

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SHOW

-- 1. show -- the act of publicly exhibiting or entertaining; "a remarkable show of skill"

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BARB

-- 1. shot, shaft1, slam, dig, barb, jibe, gibe -- an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect; "his parting shot was `drop dead'"; "she threw shafts of sarcasm"; "she takes a dig at me every chance she gets"

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JIBE

-- 1. shot, shaft1, slam, dig, barb, jibe, gibe -- an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect; "his parting shot was `drop dead'"; "she threw shafts of sarcasm"; "she takes a dig at me every chance she gets"

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GIBE

-- 1. shot, shaft1, slam, dig, barb, jibe, gibe -- an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect; "his parting shot was `drop dead'"; "she threw shafts of sarcasm"; "she takes a dig at me every chance she gets"

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SOBS

-- 1. shortness_of_breath, SOB, breathlessness -- a dyspneic condition

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SHOP

-- 1. shop, store -- a mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services; "he bought it at a shop on Cape Cod"

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SHOT

-- 1. shooting, shot -- the act of firing a projectile; "his shooting was slow but accurate"

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SHOE

-- 1. shoe -- footwear shaped to fit the foot (below the ankle) with a flexible upper of leather or plastic and a sole and heel of heavier material

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SHIV

-- 1. shiv -- a knife used as a weapon

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DUMP

-- 1. shit, dump -- a coarse term for defecation; "he took a shit"

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SHIP

-- 1. ship -- a vessel that carries passengers or freight

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SHIN

-- 1. shin1 -- the front part of the human leg between the knee and the ankle

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SHIM

-- 1. shim -- a thin wedge of material (wood or metal or stone) for driving into crevices

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SHIA

-- 1. Shiah, Shia, Shiah_Islam -- one of the two main branches of orthodox Islam; mainly in Iran

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SHEM

-- 1. Shem -- (Old Testament) eldest son of Noah

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SHED

-- 1. shed -- an outbuilding with a single story; used for shelter or storage

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SHAW

-- 1. Shaw3, Artie_Shaw, Arthur_Jacob_Arshawsky -- United States clarinetist and leader of a swing band (1910-2004)

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SHAH

-- 1. Shah, Shah_of_Iran -- title for the former hereditary monarch of Iran

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SHAG

-- 1. shag -- a strong coarse tobacco that has been shredded

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TINT

-- 1. shade, tint, tincture, tone -- a quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color; "after several trials he mixed the shade of pink that she wanted"

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SHAD

-- 1. shad -- bony flesh of herring-like fish usually caught during their migration to fresh water for spawning; especially of Atlantic coast

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SFAX

-- 1. Sfax, Safaqis -- the second largest city in Tunisia; located in eastern Tunisia near a phosphate region

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SEXT

-- 1. sext -- the fourth of the seven canonical hours; about noon

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SARS

-- 1. severe_acute_respiratory_syndrome, SARS -- a respiratory disease of unknown etiology that apparently originated in mainland China in 2003; characterized by fever and coughing or difficulty breathing or hypoxia; can be fatal

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XVII

-- 1. seventeen, 17, XVII -- the cardinal number that is the sum of sixteen and one

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SETH

-- 1. Seth -- (Old Testament) third son of Adam and Eve; given by God in place of the murdered Abel

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SETA

-- 1. seta2 -- stalk of a moss capsule

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BAND

-- 1. set1, circle, band1, lot -- an unofficial association of people or groups; "the smart set goes there"; "they were an angry lot"

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SETS

-- 1. set -- a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used; "a set of books"; "a set of golf clubs"; "a set of teeth"

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SERA

-- 1. serum, blood_serum -- an amber, watery fluid, rich in proteins, that separates out when blood coagulates

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SERF

-- 1. serf, helot, villein -- (Middle Ages) a person who is bound to the land and owned by the feudal lord

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SERB

-- 1. Serbian, Serb -- a member of a Slavic people who settled in Serbia and neighboring areas in the 6th and 7th centuries

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SEPT

-- 1. September, Sep, Sept -- the month following August and preceding October

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SEP.

-- 1. September, Sep, Sept -- the month following August and preceding October

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SEPS

-- 1. September, Sep, Sept -- the month following August and preceding October

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SENT

-- 1. sent -- 100 senti equal 1 kroon in Estonia

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SEMI

-- 1. semifinal, semi -- one of the two competitions in the next to the last round of an elimination tournament

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COME

-- 1. semen, seed, seminal_fluid, ejaculate, cum, come -- the thick white fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated by the male genital tract

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SELL

-- 1. sell -- the activity of persuading someone to buy; "it was a hard sell"

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SELF

-- 1. self, ego1 -- your consciousness of your own identity

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SSRI

-- 1. selective-serotonin_reuptake_inhibitor, SSRI -- an antidepressant drug that acts by blocking the reuptake of serotonin so that more serotonin is available to act on receptors in the brain

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SEEK

-- 1. seek -- the movement of a read/write head to a specific data track on a disk

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SEED

-- 1. seed -- a small hard fruit

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SEES

-- 1. see -- the seat within a bishop's diocese where his cathedral is located

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SECT

-- 1. sect1, religious_sect, religious_order -- a subdivision of a larger religious group

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SEC.

-- 1. second, sec, s -- 1/60 of a minute; the basic unit of time adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites

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SECS

-- 1. second, sec, s -- 1/60 of a minute; the basic unit of time adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites

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WENS

-- 1. sebaceous_cyst, pilar_cyst, wen, steatocystoma -- a common cyst of the skin; filled with fatty matter (sebum) that is secreted by a sebaceous gland that has been blocked

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SEAT

-- 1. seat1, place3 -- a space reserved for sitting (as in a theater or on a train or airplane); "he booked their seats in advance"; "he sat in someone else's place"

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SEAM

-- 1. seam -- joint consisting of a line formed by joining two pieces

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SEAL

-- 1. sealing_wax, seal1 -- fastener consisting of a resinous composition that is plastic when warm; used for sealing documents and parcels and letters

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SEAS

-- 1. sea -- a division of an ocean or a large body of salt water partially enclosed by land

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SCUT

-- 1. scut -- a short erect tail

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SCUP

-- 1. scup2 -- flesh of fish found in colder waters of northern Atlantic coast of the United States

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SCUD

-- 1. scud, scudding -- the act of moving along swiftly (as before a gale)

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SCOW

-- 1. scow1 -- any of various flat-bottomed boats with sloping ends

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SCOT

-- 1. Scot, Scotsman, Scotchman -- a native or inhabitant of Scotland

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NAG.

-- 1. scold1, scolder, nag, nagger, common_scold -- someone (especially a woman) who annoys people by constantly finding fault

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NAGS

-- 1. scold1, scolder, nag, nagger, common_scold -- someone (especially a woman) who annoys people by constantly finding fault

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SHWA

-- 1. schwa, shwa -- a neutral middle vowel; occurs in unstressed syllables

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SHMO

-- 1. schmuck, shmuck, schmo, shmo -- (Yiddish) a jerk

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SCAT

-- 1. scat, scat_singing -- singing jazz; the singer substitutes nonsense syllables for the words of the song and tries to sound like a musical instrument

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SCAR

-- 1. scar, cicatrix, cicatrice -- a mark left (usually on the skin) by the healing of injured tissue

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SCAN

-- 1. scan -- the act of scanning; systematic examination of a prescribed region; "he made a thorough scan of the beach with his binoculars"

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SCAM

-- 1. scam, cozenage -- a fraudulent business scheme

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SCAD

-- 1. scad -- any of a number of fishes of the family Carangidae

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ITCH

-- 1. scabies, itch -- a contagious skin infection caused by the itch mite; characterized by persistent itching and skin irritation; "he has a bad case of the itch"

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SCAB

-- 1. scab, strikebreaker, blackleg, rat1 -- someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike

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SAYS

-- 1. say -- the chance to speak; "let him have his say"

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SAXE

-- 1. Saxe, Hermann_Maurice_Saxe, comte_de_Saxe, Marshal_Saxe -- a French marshal who distinguished himself in the War of the Austrian Succession (1696-1750)

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SAVE

-- 1. save -- (sports) the act of preventing the opposition from scoring; "the goalie made a brilliant save"; "the relief pitcher got credit for a save"

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SAUL

-- 1. Saul -- (Old Testament) the first king of the Israelites who defended Israel against many enemies (especially the Philistines)

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SAUK

-- 1. Sauk, Sac -- 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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LECH

-- 1. satyr1, lecher, lech, letch -- man with strong sexual desires

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SAT.

-- 1. Saturday, Sabbatum, Sat -- the seventh and last day of the week; observed as the Sabbath by Jews and some Christians

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SATS

-- 1. Saturday, Sabbatum, Sat -- the seventh and last day of the week; observed as the Sabbath by Jews and some Christians

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SASS

-- 1. sass, sassing, backtalk, back_talk, lip, mouth -- an impudent or insolent rejoinder; "don't give me any of your sass"

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SASH

-- 1. sash, window_sash -- a framework that holds the panes of a window in the window frame

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SARI

-- 1. sari, saree -- a dress worn primarily by Hindu women; consists of several yards of light material that is draped around the body

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SARD

-- 1. sard, sardine, sardius -- a deep orange-red variety of chalcedony

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SAPS

-- 1. sap -- a watery solution of sugars, salts, and minerals that circulates through the vascular system of a plant

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SAND

-- 1. sand -- a loose material consisting of grains of rock or coral

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SANA

-- 1. Sana, Sanaa, Sana'a -- the capital and largest city of Yemen; on the central plateau

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KALI

-- 1. saltwort2, barilla2, glasswort2, kali, kelpwort, Salsola_kali, Salsola_soda -- bushy plant of Old World salt marshes and sea beaches having prickly leaves; burned to produce a crude soda ash

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LICK

-- 1. salt_lick, lick -- a salt deposit that animals regularly lick

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SALT

-- 1. salt -- a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)

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SALP

-- 1. salp, salpa -- minute floating marine tunicate having a transparent body with an opening at each end

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SALK

-- 1. Salk, Jonas_Salk, Jonas_Edward_Salk -- United States virologist who developed the Salk vaccine that is injected against poliomyelitis (born 1914)

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SALE

-- 1. sale -- a particular instance of selling; "he has just made his first sale"; "they had to complete the sale before the banks closed"

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SAKE

-- 1. sake, interest1 -- a reason for wanting something done; "for your sake"; "died for the sake of his country"; "in the interest of safety"; "in the common interest"

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SAIL

-- 1. sail, canvas3, canvass3, sheet4 -- a large piece of fabric (usually canvas fabric) by means of which wind is used to propel a sailing vessel

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SAGO

-- 1. sago -- powdery starch from certain sago palms; used in Asia as a food thickener and textile stiffener

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SAGE

-- 1. sage -- a mentor in spiritual and philosophical topics who is renowned for profound wisdom

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SAGA

-- 1. saga -- 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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SAGS

-- 1. sag, droop -- a shape that sags; "there was a sag in the chair seat"

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SAFE

-- 1. safe -- strongbox where valuables can be safely kept

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SAEK

-- 1. Saek -- a branch of the Tai languages

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SADE

-- 1. Sade, de_Sade, Comte_Donatien_Alphonse_Francois_de_Sade, Marquis_de_Sade -- French soldier and writer whose descriptions of sexual perversion gave rise to the term `sadism' (1740-1814)

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GALL

-- 1. saddle_sore1, gall1 -- an open sore on the back of a horse caused by ill-fitting or badly adjusted saddle

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SACK

-- 1. sack, poke, paper_bag, carrier_bag -- a bag made of paper or plastic for holding customer's purchases

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SABA

-- 1. Saba -- a island in the Netherlands Antilles that is the top of an extinct volcano

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RYES

-- 1. rye2 -- the seed of the cereal grass

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RYAS

-- 1. rya, rya_rug -- a shag rug made in Sweden

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RUTH

-- 1. Ruth, Babe_Ruth, George_Herman_Ruth, Sultan_of_Swat -- United States professional baseball player famous for hitting home runs (1895-1948)

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RUTA

-- 1. Ruta, genus_Ruta -- type genus of the Rutaceae; strong-scented Eurasian herbs

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RUTS

-- 1. rut -- a groove or furrow (especially one in soft earth caused by wheels)

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RUST

-- 1. rust -- a red or brown oxide coating on iron or steel caused by the action of oxygen and moisture

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RUSE

-- 1. ruse, artifice -- a deceptive maneuver (especially to avoid capture)

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RFDS

-- 1. rural_free_delivery, RFD -- free government delivery of mail in outlying country areas

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RUNT

-- 1. runt, shrimp, peewee, half-pint -- disparaging terms for small people

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RUNG

-- 1. rung1, round3, stave2 -- a crosspiece between the legs of a chair

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RUNE

-- 1. rune, runic_letter -- any character from an ancient Germanic alphabet used in Scandinavia from the 3rd century to the Middle Ages; "each rune had its own magical significance"

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ROMP

-- 1. runaway, blowout1, romp, laugher, shoo-in, walkaway -- an easy victory

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RUNS

-- 1. run1, tally1 -- a score in baseball made by a runner touching all four bases safely; "the Yankees scored 3 runs in the bottom of the 9th"; "their first tally came in the 3rd inning"

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RBIS

-- 1. run_batted_in, rbi -- a run that is the result of the batter's performance; "he had more than 100 rbi last season"

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RUMS

-- 1. rum -- liquor distilled from fermented molasses

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RULE

-- 1. rule, regulation -- a principle or condition that customarily governs behavior; "it was his rule to take a walk before breakfast"; "short haircuts were the regulation"

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RUIN

-- 1. ruin, ruination -- an irrecoverable state of devastation and destruction; "you have brought ruin on this entire family"

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RUHR

-- 1. Ruhr, Ruhr_River -- a tributary of the Rhine

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RUGA

-- 1. ruga -- (anatomy) a fold or wrinkle or crease; "rugae of the stomach"

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RUGS

-- 1. rug, carpet, carpeting -- floor covering consisting of a piece of thick heavy fabric (usually with nap or pile)

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RUES

-- 1. rue, herb_of_grace, Ruta_graveolens -- European strong-scented perennial herb with grey-green bitter-tasting leaves; an irritant similar to poison ivy

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ABCS

-- 1. rudiments, first_principles, alphabet, ABC, ABC's, ABCs -- the elementary stages of any subject (usually plural); "he mastered only the rudiments of geometry"

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RUDD

-- 1. rudd, Scardinius_erythrophthalmus -- European freshwater fish resembling the roach

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RUCK

-- 1. ruck, herd2 -- a crowd especially of ordinary or undistinguished persons or things; "his brilliance raised him above the ruck"; "the children resembled a fairy herd"

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RUBY

-- 1. ruby -- a transparent piece of ruby that has been cut and polished and is valued as a precious gem

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WIPE

-- 1. rub, wipe -- the act of rubbing or wiping; "he gave the hood a quick rub"

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RCMP

-- 1. Royal_Canadian_Mounted_Police, RCMP, Mounties -- the federal police force of Canada

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ROWS

-- 1. row -- an arrangement of objects or people side by side in a line; "a row of chairs"

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ROUX

-- 1. roux -- a mixture of fat and flour heated and used as a basis for sauces

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ROUS

-- 1. Rous, Peyton_Rous, Francis_Peyton_Rous -- United States pathologist who discovered viruses that cause tumors (1879-1970)

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PUKE

-- 1. rotter, dirty_dog, rat, skunk, stinker, stinkpot, bum2, puke, crumb, lowlife, scum_bag, so-and-so, git -- a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible; "only a rotter would do that"; "kill the rat"; "throw the bum out"; "you cowardly little pukes!"; "the British call a contemptible person a `git'"

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BUMS

-- 1. rotter, dirty_dog, rat, skunk, stinker, stinkpot, bum2, puke, crumb, lowlife, scum_bag, so-and-so, git -- a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible; "only a rotter would do that"; "kill the rat"; "throw the bum out"; "you cowardly little pukes!"; "the British call a contemptible person a `git'"

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GITS

-- 1. rotter, dirty_dog, rat, skunk, stinker, stinkpot, bum2, puke, crumb, lowlife, scum_bag, so-and-so, git -- a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible; "only a rotter would do that"; "kill the rat"; "throw the bum out"; "you cowardly little pukes!"; "the British call a contemptible person a `git'"

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ROTL

-- 1. rotl -- a unit of weight used in some Moslem countries near the Mediterranean; varies between one and five pounds

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ROTH

-- 1. Roth, Philip_Roth, Philip_Milton_Roth -- United States writer whose novels portray middle-class Jewish life (born in 1933)

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ROTE

-- 1. rote, rote_learning -- memorization by repetition

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ROTA

-- 1. Rota -- (Roman Catholic Church) the supreme ecclesiastical tribunal for cases appealed to the Holy See from diocesan courts

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ROSS

-- 1. Ross4, John_Ross, Sir_John_Ross -- Scottish explorer who led Arctic expeditions that yielded geographic discoveries while searching for the Northwest Passage (1777-1856)

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ROSE

-- 1. rose, rosebush -- any of many shrubs of the genus Rosa that bear roses

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ROSA

-- 1. Rosa, genus_Rosa -- large genus of erect or climbing prickly shrubs including roses

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ROPE

-- 1. rope -- a strong line

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STEM

-- 1. root, root_word, base, stem1, theme3, radical2 -- (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed; "thematic vowels are part of the stem"

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ROOT

-- 1. root -- (botany) the usually underground organ that lacks buds or leaves or nodes; absorbs water and mineral salts; usually it anchors the plant to the ground

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ROOM

-- 1. room -- an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling; "the rooms were very small but they had a nice view"

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ROOF

-- 1. roof -- a protective covering that covers or forms the top of a building

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RONS

-- 1. Ron, Bokkos, Daffo -- a Chadic language spoken in northern Nigeria

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ROME

-- 1. Rome, Roma, Eternal_City, Italian_capital, capital_of_Italy -- capital and largest city of Italy; on the Tiber; seat of the Roman Catholic Church; formerly the capital of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire

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ROLF

-- 1. Rollo, Rolf, Hrolf -- Norse chieftain who became the first duke of Normandy (860-931)

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ROES

-- 1. roe, hard_roe -- fish eggs or egg-filled ovary; having a grainy texture

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ROD.

-- 1. rod -- a long thin implement made of metal or wood

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RODS

-- 1. rod -- a long thin implement made of metal or wood

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ROCK

-- 1. rock1, stone -- a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter; "he threw a rock at me"

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ROCS

-- 1. roc -- mythical bird of prey having enormous size and strength

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ROBE

-- 1. robe -- any loose flowing garment

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ROAN

-- 1. roan -- a soft sheepskin leather that is colored and finished to resemble morocco; used in bookbinding

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ROAD

-- 1. road, route -- an open way (generally public) for travel or transportation

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RILL

-- 1. rivulet, rill, run, runnel, streamlet -- a small stream

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RITZ

-- 1. Ritz, Cesar_Ritz -- Swiss hotelier who created a chain of elegant hotels (1850-1918)

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RITE

-- 1. rite1, religious_rite -- an established ceremony prescribed by a religion; "the rite of baptism"

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RISE

-- 1. rise -- a growth in strength or number or importance

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RIOT

-- 1. riot, public_violence -- a public act of violence by an unruly mob

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RIOS

-- 1. Rio_de_Janeiro, Rio -- the former capital and 2nd largest city of Brazil; chief Brazilian port; famous as a tourist attraction

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RINK

-- 1. rink, skating_rink -- building that contains a surface for ice skating or roller skating

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RING

-- 1. ring -- a characteristic sound; "it has the ring of sincerity"

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RIND

-- 1. rind -- the natural outer covering of food (usually removed before eating)

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RIMU

-- 1. rimu, imou_pine, red_pine2, Dacrydium_cupressinum -- tall New Zealand timber tree

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RIMA

-- 1. rima -- a narrow elongated opening or fissure between two symmetrical parts

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RIMS

-- 1. rim -- the shape of a raised edge of a more or less circular object

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RIGA

-- 1. Riga, capital_of_Latvia -- a port city on the Gulf of Riga that is the capital and largest city of Latvia; formerly a member of the Hanseatic League

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RIGS

-- 1. rig -- gear (including necessary machinery) for a particular enterprise

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RIFT

-- 1. rift1 -- a gap between cloud masses; "the sun shone through a rift in the clouds"

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RIFF

-- 1. Riff, Riffian -- a Berber living in northern Morocco

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RIEL

-- 1. riel -- the basic unit of money in Cambodia; equal to 100 sen

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HAVE

-- 1. rich_person, wealthy_person, have -- a person who possesses great material wealth

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RICH

-- 1. rich_people, rich -- people who have possessions and wealth (considered as a group); "only the very rich benefit from this legislation"

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RICE

-- 1. rice -- grains used as food either unpolished or more often polished

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RNAS

-- 1. ribonucleic_acid, RNA -- (biochemistry) a long linear polymer of nucleotides found in the nucleus but mainly in the cytoplasm of a cell where it is associated with microsomes; it transmits genetic information from DNA to the cytoplasm and controls certain chemical processes in the cell; "ribonucleic acid is the genetic material of some viruses"

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RIBS

-- 1. rib -- support resembling the rib of an animal

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RHUS

-- 1. Rhus, genus_Rhus -- deciduous or evergreen shrubs and shrubby trees of temperate and subtropical North America, South Africa, eastern Asia and northeastern Australia; usually limited to nonpoisonous sumacs (see genus Toxicodendron)

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RHOS

-- 1. rho -- the 17th letter of the Greek alphabet

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HOCK

-- 1. Rhine_wine, Rhenish, hock -- any of several white wines from the Rhine River valley in Germany (`hock' is British usage)

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RHEA

-- 1. Rhea -- fertility goddess in ancient Greek mythology; wife of Cronus and mother of Zeus; identified with Roman Ops and Cybele of ancient Asia Minor

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RPMS

-- 1. revolutions_per_minute, rpm, rev -- rate of revolution of a motor; "the engine was doing 6000 revs"

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REVS

-- 1. revolutions_per_minute, rpm, rev -- rate of revolution of a motor; "the engine was doing 6000 revs"

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ELAS

-- 1. Revolutionary_People's_Struggle, ELA -- an extreme leftist terrorist group formed in Greece in 1971 to oppose the military junta that ruled Greece from 1967 to 1974; a revolutionary group opposed to capitalism and imperialism and the United States

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TAKE

-- 1. return, issue, take, takings, proceeds, yield, payoff2 -- the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property; "the average return was about 5%"

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ROIS

-- 1. return_on_invested_capital, return_on_investment, ROI -- (corporate finance) the amount, expressed as a percentage, that is earned on a company's total capital calculated by dividing the total capital into earnings before interest, taxes, or dividends are paid

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RES.

-- 1. reticuloendothelial_system, RES -- a widely distributed system consisting of all the cells able to ingest bacteria or colloidal particles etc, except for certain white blood cells

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RESH

-- 1. resh -- the 20th letter of the Hebrew alphabet

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ROTC

-- 1. Reserve_Officers_Training_Corps, ROTC -- a training program to prepare college students to be commissioned officers

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REPP

-- 1. rep, repp -- a fabric with prominent rounded crosswise ribs

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REPS

-- 1. rep -- informal abbreviation of `representative'

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RENT

-- 1. rent -- a payment or series of payments made by the lessee to an owner for use of some property, facility, equipment, or service

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RENO

-- 1. Reno -- a city in western Nevada at the foot of the Sierra Nevada Mountains; known for gambling casinos and easy divorce and remarriage

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CURE

-- 1. remedy, curative, cure, therapeutic -- a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain

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REST

-- 1. remainder, balance, residual, residue, residuum, rest -- something left after other parts have been taken away; "there was no remainder"; "he threw away the rest"; "he took what he wanted and I got the balance"

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REIN

-- 1. rein -- one of a pair of long straps (usually connected to the bit or the headpiece) used to control a horse

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REID

-- 1. Reid, Thomas_Reid -- Scottish philosopher of common sense who opposed the ideas of David Hume (1710-1796)

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REFS

-- 1. referee, ref -- (sports) the chief official (as in boxing or American football) who is expected to ensure fair play

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REEL

-- 1. reel2 -- a roll of photographic film holding a series of frames to be projected by a movie projector

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REEF

-- 1. reef -- a submerged ridge of rock or coral near the surface of the water

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REED

-- 1. reed -- tall woody perennial grasses with hollow slender stems especially of the genera Arundo and Phragmites

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RISC

-- 1. reduced_instruction_set_computing, reduced_instruction_set_computer, RISC -- (computer science) a kind of computer architecture that has a relatively small set of computer instructions that it can perform

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REDS

-- 1. red, redness -- red color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of blood

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SNUB

-- 1. rebuff, snub, repulse -- an instance of driving away or warding off

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REBS

-- 1. Rebel2, Reb, Johnny_Reb, Johnny, greyback -- `Johnny' was applied as a nickname for Confederate soldiers by the Federal soldiers in the American Civil War; `greyback' derived from their grey Confederate uniforms

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REAR

-- 1. rear -- the back of a military formation or procession; "infantrymen were in the rear"

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REAM

-- 1. ream1 -- a large quantity of written matter; "he wrote reams and reams"

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REIS

-- 1. real_number, real -- any rational or irrational number

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REAL

-- 1. real_number, real -- any rational or irrational number

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REIT

-- 1. Real_Estate_Investment_Trust, REIT -- an investment trust that owns and manages a pool of commercial properties and mortgages and other real estate assets; shares can be bought and sold in the stock market

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ROMS

-- 1. read-only_memory, ROM, read-only_storage, fixed_storage -- (computer science) memory whose contents can be accessed and read but cannot be changed

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READ

-- 1. read -- something that is read; "the article was a very good read"

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RAWS

-- 1. raw, altogether, birthday_suit -- informal terms for nakedness; "in the raw"; "in the altogether"; "in his birthday suit"

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RAVE

-- 1. rave -- a dance party that lasts all night and electronically synthesized music is played; "raves are very popular in Berlin"

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RALE

-- 1. rattle, rattling, rale -- a rapid series of short loud sounds (as might be heard with a stethoscope in some types of respiratory disorders); "the death rattle"

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RATE

-- 1. rate -- a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit; "they traveled at a rate of 55 miles per hour"; "the rate of change was faster than expected"

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RATS

-- 1. rat -- any of various long-tailed rodents similar to but larger than a mouse

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RASP

-- 1. rasp, rasping -- uttering in an irritated tone

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RASH

-- 1. rash, roseola, efflorescence, skin_rash -- any red eruption of the skin

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ZOOM

-- 1. rapid_climb, rapid_growth, zoom -- a rapid rise

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RAPE

-- 1. rape, colza, Brassica_napus -- Eurasian plant cultivated for its seed and as a forage crop

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RANK

-- 1. rank -- a row or line of people (especially soldiers or police) standing abreast of one another; "the entrance was guarded by ranks of policemen"

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RANI

-- 1. rani, ranee -- (the feminine of raja) a Hindu princess or the wife of a raja

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RAMS

-- 1. random-access_memory, random_access_memory, random_memory, RAM1, read/write_memory -- the most common computer memory which can be used by programs to perform necessary tasks while the computer is on; an integrated circuit memory chip allows information to be stored or accessed in any order and all storage locations are equally accessible

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RAND

-- 1. rand -- the basic unit of money in South Africa; equal to 100 cents

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RANA

-- 1. Rana, genus_Rana -- type genus of the Ranidae

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RAMI

-- 1. ramus -- the posterior part of the mandible that is more or less vertical

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RAMP

-- 1. ramp, incline -- an inclined surface connecting two levels

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RAMA

-- 1. Rama -- avatar of Vishnu whose name is synonymous with God; any of three incarnations: Ramachandra or Parashurama or Balarama; "in Hindu folklore Rama is the epitome of chivalry and courage and obedience to sacred law"

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TUPS

-- 1. ram, tup -- uncastrated adult male sheep; "a British term is `tup'"

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RIPS

-- 1. rake, rakehell, profligate, rip, blood, roue -- a dissolute man in fashionable society

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RAKE

-- 1. rake, rakehell, profligate, rip, blood, roue -- a dissolute man in fashionable society

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ROUE

-- 1. rake, rakehell, profligate, rip, blood, roue -- a dissolute man in fashionable society

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RAJA

-- 1. raja, rajah -- a prince or king in India

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RAIN

-- 1. rain, rainfall -- water falling in drops from vapor condensed in the atmosphere

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RAIL

-- 1. railing, rail2 -- a barrier consisting of a horizontal bar and supports

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RAHU

-- 1. Rahu -- a Hindu demon who swallows the sun causing eclipses

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RAGS

-- 1. rag, shred, tag1, tag_end, tatter -- a small piece of cloth or paper

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RAFT

-- 1. raft -- a flat float (usually made of logs or planks) that can be used for transport or as a platform for swimmers

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BEAM

-- 1. radio_beam, beam -- a signal transmitted along a narrow path; guides airplane pilots in darkness or bad weather

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RADS

-- 1. rad -- a unit of absorbed ionizing radiation equal to 100 ergs per gram of irradiated material

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RACK

-- 1. rack1 -- framework for holding objects

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RACE

-- 1. race1 -- any competition; "the race for the presidency"

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QUIZ

-- 1. quiz -- an examination consisting of a few short questions

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QUIN

-- 1. quintuplet, quint, quin -- one of five children born at the same time from the same pregnancy

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QUAY

-- 1. quay -- wharf usually built parallel to the shoreline

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QEDS

-- 1. quantum_electrodynamics, QED -- a relativistic quantum theory of the electromagnetic interactions of photons and electrons and muons

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QUAD

-- 1. quadruplet, quad -- one of four children born at the same time from the same pregnancy

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QOPH

-- 1. qoph -- the 19th letter of the Hebrew alphabet

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QING

-- 1. Qing, Qing_dynasty, Ch'ing, Ch'ing_dynasty, Manchu, Manchu_dynasty -- the last imperial dynasty of China (from 1644 to 1912) which was overthrown by revolutionaries; during the Qing dynasty China was ruled by the Manchu

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CHIS

-- 1. qi, chi, ch'i, ki -- the circulating life energy that in Chinese philosophy is thought to be inherent in all things; in traditional Chinese medicine the balance of negative and positive forms in the body is believed to be essential for good health

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QADI

-- 1. qadi -- an Islamic judge

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PIXY

-- 1. pyxie, pixie, pixy, Pyxidanthera_barbulata -- creeping evergreen shrub having narrow overlapping leaves and early white star-shaped flowers; of the pine barrens of New Jersey and the Carolinas

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PYRE

-- 1. pyre, funeral_pyre -- wood heaped for burning a dead body as a funeral rite

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PYLE

-- 1. Pyle, Howard_Pyle -- United States writer and illustrator of children's books (1853-1911)

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PYAS

-- 1. pya -- 100 pyas equal 1 kyat in Myanmar

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PUTZ

-- 1. putz -- (Yiddish) a fool; an idiot

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PUTT

-- 1. putt, putting -- hitting a golf ball that is on the green using a putter; "his putting let him down today; he didn't sink a single putt over three feet"

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ROT.

-- 1. putrefaction, rot -- a state of decay usually accompanied by an offensive odor

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ROTS

-- 1. putrefaction, rot -- a state of decay usually accompanied by an offensive odor

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PUTS

-- 1. put_option, put -- the option to sell a given stock (or stock index or commodity future) at a given price before a given date

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ZORI

-- 1. pusher1, zori -- a sandal attached to the foot by a thong over the toes

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PUSH

-- 1. push, pushing -- the act of applying force in order to move something away; "he gave the door a hard push"; "the pushing is good exercise"

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PURR

-- 1. purr -- a low vibrating sound typical of a contented cat

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AIMS

-- 1. purpose, intent, intention, aim, design3 -- an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions; "his intent was to provide a new translation"; "good intentions are not enough"; "it was created with the conscious aim of answering immediate needs"; "he made no secret of his designs"

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PURL

-- 1. purl1 -- gold or silver wire thread

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PUPA

-- 1. pupa -- an insect in the inactive stage of development (when it is not feeding) intermediate between larva and adult

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PUPS

-- 1. pup, whelp -- young of any of various canines such as a dog or wolf

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PUNG

-- 1. pung -- a one-horse sleigh consisting of a box on runners

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BIFF

-- 1. punch, clout, poke, lick1, biff, slug -- (boxing) a blow with the fist; "I gave him a clout on his nose"

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PUNS

-- 1. pun, punning, wordplay, paronomasia -- a humorous play on words; "I do it for the pun of it"; "his constant punning irritated her"

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PUMP

-- 1. pump -- a mechanical device that moves fluid or gas by pressure or suction

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PULP

-- 1. pulp, mush -- any soft or soggy mass; "he pounded it to a pulp"

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MUSH

-- 1. pulp, mush -- any soft or soggy mass; "he pounded it to a pulp"

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PULL

-- 1. pull, pulling -- the act of pulling; applying force to move something toward or with you; "the pull up the hill had him breathing harder"; "his strenuous pulling strained his back"

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PULA

-- 1. pula -- the basic unit of money in Botswana

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PULI

-- 1. pul -- 100 puls equal 1 afghani in Afghanistan

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PUGS

-- 1. pug, pug-dog -- small compact smooth-coated breed of Asiatic origin having a tightly curled tail and broad flat wrinkled muzzle

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PUFF

-- 1. puff, puff_of_air, whiff -- a short light gust of air

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PUDS

-- 1. pudding2, pud -- (British) the dessert course of a meal (`pud' is used informally)

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PUCK

-- 1. Puck, Robin_Goodfellow -- a mischievous sprite of English folklore

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PUCE

-- 1. puce -- a color varying from dark purplish brown to dark red

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PUBS

-- 1. public_house, pub, saloon1, pothouse, gin_mill, taphouse -- tavern consisting of a building with a bar and public rooms; often provides light meals

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PTAH

-- 1. Ptah -- a major Egyptian god; shaper of the world; father of gods and men; worshipped especially at Memphis

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SAWS

-- 1. proverb, adage, saw, byword -- a condensed but memorable saying embodying some important fact of experience that is taken as true by many people

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TART

-- 1. prostitute, cocotte, whore, harlot, bawd, tart, cyprian2, fancy_woman1, working_girl1, sporting_lady, lady_of_pleasure, woman_of_the_street -- a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money

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BAWD

-- 1. prostitute, cocotte, whore, harlot, bawd, tart, cyprian2, fancy_woman1, working_girl1, sporting_lady, lady_of_pleasure, woman_of_the_street -- a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money

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PSAS

-- 1. prostate_specific_antigen, PSA -- a protein manufactured exclusively by the prostate gland; PSA is produced for the ejaculate where it liquifies the semen and allows sperm cells to swim freely; elevated levels of PSA in blood serum are associated with benign prostatic hyperplasia and prostate cancer

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PROP

-- 1. prop -- a support placed beneath or against something to keep it from shaking or falling

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PROM

-- 1. promenade, prom -- a formal ball held for a school class toward the end of the academic year

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MALL

-- 1. promenade, mall -- a public area set aside as a pedestrian walk

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BANI

-- 1. prohibition, ban, proscription -- a decree that prohibits something

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BANS

-- 1. prohibition, ban, proscription -- a decree that prohibits something

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PROF

-- 1. professor, prof -- someone who is a member of the faculty at a college or university

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PROS

-- 1. professional2, pro -- an athlete who plays for pay

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GOAD

-- 1. prod, goad -- a pointed instrument that is used to prod into a state of motion

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WANT

-- 1. privation, want, deprivation, neediness -- a state of extreme poverty

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POWS

-- 1. prisoner_of_war, POW -- a person who surrenders to (or is taken by) the enemy in time of war

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DIVA

-- 1. prima_donna, diva -- a distinguished female operatic singer; a female operatic star

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PREY

-- 1. prey, quarry, target, fair_game -- a person who is the aim of an attack (especially a victim of ridicule or exploitation) by some hostile person or influence; "he fell prey to muggers"; "everyone was fair game"; "the target of a manhunt"

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POUT

-- 1. pout, moue, wry_face -- a disdainful grimace

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MOUE

-- 1. pout, moue, wry_face -- a disdainful grimace

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PSIS

-- 1. pounds_per_square_inch, psi -- a unit of pressure

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SACS

-- 1. pouch, sac, sack, pocket -- an enclosed space; "the trapped miners found a pocket of air"

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SPUD

-- 1. potato, white_potato, Irish_potato, murphy, spud, tater -- an edible tuber native to South America; a staple food of Ireland

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GAGE

-- 1. pot3, grass, green_goddess, dope, weed, gage1, sess, sens, smoke1, skunk, locoweed, Mary_Jane -- street names for marijuana

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DOPE

-- 1. pot3, grass, green_goddess, dope, weed, gage1, sess, sens, smoke1, skunk, locoweed, Mary_Jane -- street names for marijuana

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SENS

-- 1. pot3, grass, green_goddess, dope, weed, gage1, sess, sens, smoke1, skunk, locoweed, Mary_Jane -- street names for marijuana

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SESS

-- 1. pot3, grass, green_goddess, dope, weed, gage1, sess, sens, smoke1, skunk, locoweed, Mary_Jane -- street names for marijuana

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POTS

-- 1. pot -- metal or earthenware cooking vessel that is usually round and deep; often has a handle and lid

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PTSD

-- 1. posttraumatic_stress_disorder, PTSD -- an anxiety disorder associated with serious traumatic events and characterized by such symptoms as survivor guilt, reliving the trauma in dreams, numbness and lack of involvement with reality, or recurrent thoughts and images

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POST

-- 1. post, station -- the position where someone (as a guard or sentry) stands or is assigned to stand; "a soldier manned the entrance post"; "a sentry station"

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PXES

-- 1. post_exchange, PX -- a commissary on a United States Army post

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VIEW

-- 1. position, view2, perspective -- a way of regarding situations or topics etc.; "consider what follows from the positivist view"

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VILA

-- 1. Port_Vila, Vila, capital_of_Vanuatu -- capital of Vanuatu

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PORT

-- 1. port -- a place (seaport or airport) where people and merchandise can enter or leave a country

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PORN

-- 1. pornography, porno, porn, erotica, smut -- creative activity (writing or pictures or films etc.) of no literary or artistic value other than to stimulate sexual desire

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PORK

-- 1. pork, porc -- meat from a domestic hog or pig

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PORC

-- 1. pork, porc -- meat from a domestic hog or pig

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PORE

-- 1. pore -- any tiny hole admitting passage of a liquid (fluid or gas)

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POPE

-- 1. pope, Catholic_Pope, Roman_Catholic_Pope, pontiff, Holy_Father, Vicar_of_Christ, Bishop_of_Rome -- the head of the Roman Catholic Church

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POOR

-- 1. poor_people, poor -- people without possessions or wealth (considered as a group); "the urban poor need assistance"

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POON

-- 1. poon2 -- wood of any poon tree; used for masts and spars

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POOL

-- 1. pool -- an excavation that is (usually) filled with water

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PONY

-- 1. pony2 -- a range horse of the western United States

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PONS

-- 1. Pons, Lily_Pons, Alice-Josephine_Pons -- United States coloratura soprano (born in France) (1904-1976)

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POND

-- 1. pond, pool -- a small lake; "the pond was too small for sailing"

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POMO

-- 1. Pomo -- a member of an Indian people of northern California living along the Russian River valley and adjacent Pacific coast

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POMS

-- 1. pommy, pom -- a disparaging term for a British person

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POME

-- 1. pome, false_fruit -- a fleshy fruit (apple or pear or related fruits) having seed chambers and an outer fleshy part

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POLO

-- 1. Polo, Marco_Polo -- Venetian traveler who explored Asia in the 13th century and served Kublai Khan (1254-1324)

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POLL

-- 1. poll, opinion_poll, public_opinion_poll, canvass -- an inquiry into public opinion conducted by interviewing a random sample of people

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POLK

-- 1. Polk, James_Polk, James_K._Polk, James_Knox_Polk, President_Polk -- 11th President of the United States; his expansionism led to the Mexican War and the annexation of California and much of the southwest (1795-1849)

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POLS

-- 1. politician, politico, pol, political_leader -- a person active in party politics

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PACS

-- 1. political_action_committee, PAC -- committee formed by a special-interest group to raise money for their favorite political candidates

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POLE

-- 1. pole -- a long (usually round) rod of wood or metal or plastic

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POKE

-- 1. poke, pigeon_berry, garget, scoke, Phytolacca_americana -- tall coarse perennial American herb having small white flowers followed by blackish-red berries on long drooping racemes; young fleshy stems are edible; berries and root are poisonous

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DOTS

-- 1. point2, dot -- a very small circular shape; "a row of points"; "draw lines between the dots"

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POIS

-- 1. poi -- Hawaiian dish of taro root pounded to a paste and often allowed to ferment

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POET

-- 1. poet -- a writer of poems (the term is usually reserved for writers of good poetry)

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POEM

-- 1. poem, verse_form -- a composition written in metrical feet forming rhythmical lines

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POES

-- 1. Poe, Edgar_Allan_Poe -- United States writer and poet (1809-1849)

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PODS

-- 1. pod1, cod, seedcase -- the vessel that contains the seeds of a plant (not the seeds themselves)

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CODS

-- 1. pod1, cod, seedcase -- the vessel that contains the seeds of a plant (not the seeds themselves)

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POCK

-- 1. pock -- a pustule in an eruptive disease

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PLUM

-- 1. plum, plum_tree -- any of several trees producing edible oval fruit having a smooth skin and a single hard stone

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PLUG

-- 1. plug, stopper, stopple -- blockage consisting of an object designed to fill a hole tightly

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PLOW

-- 1. plow, plough -- a farm tool having one or more heavy blades to break the soil and cut a furrow prior to sowing

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PLOT

-- 1. plot, secret_plan, game -- a secret scheme to do something (especially something underhand or illegal); "they concocted a plot to discredit the governor"; "I saw through his little game from the start"

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PLOP

-- 1. plop -- the noise of a rounded object dropping into a liquid without a splash

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PLOD

-- 1. plodding1, plod -- the act of walking with a slow heavy gait; "I could recognize his plod anywhere"

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RETE

-- 1. plexus, rete -- a network of intersecting blood vessels or intersecting nerves or intersecting lymph vessels

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PLEB

-- 1. plebeian, pleb -- one of the common people

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TOYS

-- 1. plaything, toy -- an artifact designed to be played with

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PLAY

-- 1. play1, drama1, dramatic_play -- a dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage; "he wrote several plays but only one was produced on Broadway"

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PLAT

-- 1. plat -- a map showing planned or actual features of an area (streets and building lots etc.)

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PLAN

-- 1. plan, program, programme -- a series of steps to be carried out or goals to be accomplished; "they drew up a six-step plan"; "they discussed plans for a new bond issue"

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PEST

-- 1. plague, pestilence1, pest1, pestis1 -- a serious (sometimes fatal) infection of rodents caused by Yersinia pestis and accidentally transmitted to humans by the bite of a flea that has bitten an infected animal

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PELS

-- 1. pixel, pel, picture_element -- (computer science) the smallest discrete component of an image or picture on a CRT screen (usually a colored dot); "the greater the number of pixels per inch the greater the resolution"

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PITT

-- 1. Pitt2, George_Pitt, George_Dibdin_Pitt, George_Dibdin-Pitt -- a British playwright who created the fictional character Sweeney Todd (1799-1855)

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TOPI

-- 1. pith_hat, pith_helmet, sun_helmet, topee, topi -- a lightweight hat worn in tropical countries for protection from the sun

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PITH

-- 1. pith -- soft spongelike central cylinder of the stems of most flowering plants

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EWER

-- 1. pitcher, ewer -- an open vessel with a handle and a spout for pouring

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TARS

-- 1. pitch, tar -- any of various dark heavy viscid substances obtained as a residue

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PITA

-- 1. pita, pocket_bread -- usually small round bread that can open into a pocket for filling

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PITS

-- 1. pit, cavity -- a sizeable hole (usually in the ground); "they dug a pit to bury the body"

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PISA

-- 1. Pisa -- a city in Tuscany; site of the famous Leaning Tower

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PIPE

-- 1. pipe1, tobacco_pipe -- a tube with a small bowl at one end; used for smoking tobacco

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PIPA

-- 1. Pipa, genus_Pipa -- type genus of the Pipidae

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PIPS

-- 1. pip -- a disease of poultry

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PION

-- 1. pion, pi-meson -- a meson involved in holding the nucleus together; produced as the result of high-energy particle collision

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PINT

-- 1. pint2 -- a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 4 gills or 568.26 cubic centimeters

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PINK

-- 1. pink -- a light shade of red

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PING

-- 1. Ping, Ping_River -- a river in western Thailand; a major tributary of the Chao Phraya

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PINE

-- 1. pine, pine_tree, true_pine -- a coniferous tree

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PINS

-- 1. pin1 -- a piece of jewelry that is pinned onto the wearer's garment

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ZITS

-- 1. pimple, hickey1, zit -- a small inflamed elevation of the skin; a pustule or papule; common symptom in acne

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PIMP

-- 1. pimp, procurer, panderer, pander, pandar, fancy_man, ponce -- someone who procures customers for whores (in England they call a pimp a ponce)

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PIMA

-- 1. Pima -- a member of the North American Indian people living in southern Arizona and northern Mexico

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PILL

-- 1. pill1 -- something that resembles a tablet of medicine in shape or size

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PILE

-- 1. pile, heap, mound, agglomerate, cumulation, cumulus -- a collection of objects laid on top of each other

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HEAP

-- 1. pile, heap, mound, agglomerate, cumulation, cumulus -- a collection of objects laid on top of each other

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PIKA

-- 1. pika, mouse_hare, rock_rabbit1, coney2, cony2 -- small short-eared burrowing mammal of rocky uplands of Asia and western North America

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DAHL

-- 1. pigeon_pea, pigeon-pea_plant, cajan_pea, catjang_pea, red_gram, dhal, dahl, Cajanus_cajan -- tropical woody herb with showy yellow flowers and flat pods; much cultivated in the tropics

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DHAL

-- 1. pigeon_pea, pigeon-pea_plant, cajan_pea, catjang_pea, red_gram, dhal, dahl, Cajanus_cajan -- tropical woody herb with showy yellow flowers and flat pods; much cultivated in the tropics

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PIER

-- 1. pier, wharf, wharfage, dock1 -- a platform built out from the shore into the water and supported by piles; provides access to ships and boats

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PIES

-- 1. pie -- dish baked in pastry-lined pan often with a pastry top

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IKON

-- 1. picture, image, icon, ikon -- a visual representation (of an object or scene or person or abstraction) produced on a surface; "they showed us the pictures of their wedding"; "a movie is a series of images projected so rapidly that the eye integrates them"

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PALE

-- 1. picket, pale -- a wooden strip forming part of a fence

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PICA

-- 1. pica -- an eating disorder, frequent in children, in which non-nutritional objects are eaten persistently

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PIAF

-- 1. Piaf, Edith_Piaf, Edith_Giovanna_Gassion, Little_Sparrow -- French cabaret singer (1915-1963)

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PIAS

-- 1. pia, Indian_arrowroot, Tacca_leontopetaloides, Tacca_pinnatifida -- perennial herb of East Indies to Polynesia and Australia; cultivated for its large edible root yielding Otaheite arrowroot starch

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PHOT

-- 1. phot -- a unit of illumination equal to 1 lumen per square centimeter; 10,000 phots equal 1 lux

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DISC

-- 1. phonograph_record, phonograph_recording, record, disk2, disc1, platter1 -- sound recording consisting of a disk with a continuous groove; used to reproduce music by rotating while a phonograph needle tracks in the groove

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PHON

-- 1. phon -- a unit of subjective loudness

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VIAL

-- 1. phial, vial, ampule, ampul, ampoule -- a small bottle that contains a drug (especially a sealed sterile container for injection by needle)

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PHIS

-- 1. phi -- the 21st letter of the Greek alphabet

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PHDS

-- 1. Ph.D., PhD -- a doctorate usually based on at least 3 years graduate study and a dissertation; the highest degree awarded graduate study

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PEWS

-- 1. pew, church_bench -- long bench with backs; used in church by the congregation

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PETS

-- 1. pet -- a domesticated animal kept for companionship or amusement

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CUSS

-- 1. pest, blighter, cuss, pesterer, gadfly -- a persistently annoying person

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PERU

-- 1. Peru, Republic_of_Peru -- a republic in western South America; achieved independence from Spain in 1821; was the heart of the Inca empire from the 12th to 16th centuries

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PDAS

-- 1. personal_digital_assistant, PDA, personal_organizer, personal_organiser, organizer, organiser -- a lightweight consumer electronic device that looks like a hand-held computer but instead performs specific tasks; can serve as a diary or a personal database or a telephone or an alarm clock etc.

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CORA

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

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KORE

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

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PERM

-- 1. Perm, Molotov -- a city in the European part of Russia

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PERI

-- 1. peri -- a beautiful and graceful girl

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PFCS

-- 1. perfluorocarbon, PFC -- a powerful greenhouse gas emitted during the production of aluminum

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PCTS

-- 1. percentage, percent, per_centum, pct -- a proportion in relation to a whole (which is usually the amount per hundred)

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PEPS

-- 1. pep, peppiness, ginger -- liveliness and energy; "this tonic is guaranteed to give you more pep"

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WAFT

-- 1. pennant, pennon, streamer1, waft -- a long flag; often tapering

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PENN

-- 1. Penn, William_Penn -- Englishman and Quaker who founded the colony of Pennsylvania (1644-1718)

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PENS

-- 1. pen -- a writing implement with a point from which ink flows

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PEKE

-- 1. Pekinese, Pekingese, Peke -- a Chinese breed of small short-legged dogs with a long silky coat and broad flat muzzle

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PEIS

-- 1. Pei, I._M._Pei, Ieoh_Ming_Pei -- United States architect (born in China in 1917)

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PEGS

-- 1. peg, nog1 -- a wooden pin pushed or driven into a surface

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NOGS

-- 1. peg, nog1 -- a wooden pin pushed or driven into a surface

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PEER

-- 1. peer, equal, match, compeer -- a person who is of equal standing with another in a group

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PEEN

-- 1. peen -- the part of a hammerhead opposite the flat striking surface (may have various shapes)

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PEEL

-- 1. Peel, Robert_Peel, Sir_Robert_Peel -- British politician (1788-1850)

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PEEK

-- 1. peek, peep -- a secret look

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PECS

-- 1. pectoral, pectoral_muscle, pectoralis, musculus_pectoralis, pecs -- either of two large muscles of the chest

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PEBA

-- 1. peba, nine-banded_armadillo, Texas_armadillo, Dasypus_novemcinctus -- having nine hinged bands of bony plates; ranges from Texas to Paraguay

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PEAT

-- 1. peat -- partially carbonized vegetable matter saturated with water; can be used as a fuel when dried

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GOTH

-- 1. peasant2, barbarian1, boor, churl, Goth1, tyke2, tike2 -- a crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement

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TIKE

-- 1. peasant2, barbarian1, boor, churl, Goth1, tyke2, tike2 -- a crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement

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BOOR

-- 1. peasant2, barbarian1, boor, churl, Goth1, tyke2, tike2 -- a crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement

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PEAR

-- 1. pear -- sweet juicy gritty-textured fruit available in many varieties

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PEAL

-- 1. peal, pealing, roll, rolling -- a deep prolonged sound (as of thunder or large bells)

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PEAS

-- 1. pea -- seed of a pea plant used for food

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PAYE

-- 1. PAYE, pay_as_you_earn -- the British system of withholding tax

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PAWN

-- 1. pawn -- an article deposited as security

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PAWL

-- 1. pawl, detent, click, dog -- a hinged catch that fits into a notch of a ratchet to move a wheel forward or prevent it from moving backward

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PAWS

-- 1. paw -- a clawed foot of an animal especially a quadruped

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PAVO

-- 1. Pavo -- a small constellation near the South Pole between Tucana and Ara

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PAVE

-- 1. pave -- a setting with precious stones so closely set that no metal shows

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PAUL

-- 1. Paul1, Alice_Paul -- United States feminist (1885-1977)

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PATE

-- 1. pate -- liver or meat or fowl finely minced or ground and variously seasoned

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PATS

-- 1. pat, rap, tap -- the sound made by a gentle blow

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LEYS

-- 1. pasture, pastureland, grazing_land, lea, ley -- a field covered with grass or herbage and suitable for grazing by livestock

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IDYL

-- 1. pastorale, pastoral, idyll2, idyl2 -- a musical composition that evokes rural life

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PAST

-- 1. past, past_times, yesteryear -- the time that has elapsed; "forget the past"

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PART

-- 1. part, portion, component_part, component, constituent -- something determined in relation to something that includes it; "he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself"; "I read a portion of the manuscript"; "the smaller component is hard to reach"; "the animal constituent of plankton"

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PARR

-- 1. Parr, Catherine_Parr -- Queen of England as the 6th wife of Henry VIII (1512-1548)

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PARK

-- 1. park, parkland -- a large area of land preserved in its natural state as public property; "there are laws that protect the wildlife in this park"

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PARA

-- 1. parity, para -- (obstetrics) the number of liveborn children a woman has delivered; "the parity of the mother must be considered"; "a bipara is a woman who has given birth to two children"

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BARS

-- 1. parallel_bars, bars -- gymnastic apparatus consisting of two parallel wooden rods supported on uprights

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REMS

-- 1. paradoxical_sleep, rapid_eye_movement_sleep, REM_sleep, rapid_eye_movement, REM -- a recurring sleep state during which dreaming occurs; a state of rapidly shifting eye movements during sleep

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PABA

-- 1. para_aminobenzoic_acid, PABA -- a metabolic acid found in yeast and liver cells; used to make dyes and drugs and sun blockers

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PARS

-- 1. par -- (golf) the standard number of strokes set for each hole on a golf course, or for the entire course; "a par-5 hole"; "par for this course is 72"

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PAPS

-- 1. pap, pablum -- worthless or oversimplified ideas

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PANT

-- 1. pant -- the noise made by a short puff of steam (as from an engine)

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STAB

-- 1. pang, stab, twinge -- a sudden sharp feeling; "pangs of regret"; "she felt a stab of excitement"; "twinges of conscience"

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PANG

-- 1. pang, stab, twinge -- a sudden sharp feeling; "pangs of regret"; "she felt a stab of excitement"; "twinges of conscience"

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PANE

-- 1. pane, pane_of_glass, window_glass -- sheet glass cut in shapes for windows or doors

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PANS

-- 1. pan1, cooking_pan -- cooking utensil consisting of a wide metal vessel

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PALM

-- 1. palm, thenar -- the inner surface of the hand from the wrist to the base of the fingers

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PALI

-- 1. Pali -- an ancient Prakrit language (derived from Sanskrit) that is the scriptural and liturgical language of Theravada Buddhism

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PPPS

-- 1. palatopharyngoplasty, PPP, uvulopalatopharyngoplasty, UPPP -- surgical resection of unnecessary palatal and oropharyngeal tissue to open the airway; intended to cure extreme cases of snoring (with or without sleep apnea)

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PAIR

-- 1. pair1, brace -- a set of two similar things considered as a unit

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PAIN

-- 1. pain, hurting -- a symptom of some physical hurt or disorder; "the patient developed severe pain and distension"

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PAGE

-- 1. page -- one side of one leaf (of a book or magazine or newspaper or letter etc.) or the written or pictorial matter it contains

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PEAN

-- 1. paean1, pean1 -- (ancient Greece) a hymn of praise (especially one sung in ancient Greece to invoke or thank a deity)

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MICK

-- 1. Paddy, Mick, Mickey -- (ethnic slur) offensive term for a person of Irish descent

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PADS

-- 1. pad1, pad_of_paper, tablet -- a number of sheets of paper fastened together along one edge

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PSTS

-- 1. Pacific_Time, Pacific_Standard_Time, PST -- standard time in the 8th time zone west of Greenwich, reckoned at the 120th meridian west; used in far western states of the United States

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GAIT

-- 1. pace, gait -- the rate of moving (especially walking or running)

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PACE

-- 1. pace, gait -- the rate of moving (especially walking or running)

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PACA

-- 1. paca, Cuniculus_paca -- large burrowing rodent of South America and Central America; highly esteemed as food

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OEDS

-- 1. Oxford_English_Dictionary, O.E.D., OED -- an unabridged dictionary constructed on historical principles

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OXES

-- 1. ox2 -- an adult castrated bull of the genus Bos; especially Bos taurus

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OWLS

-- 1. owl, bird_of_Minerva, bird_of_night, hooter -- nocturnal bird of prey with hawk-like beak and claws and large head with front-facing eyes

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OWEN

-- 1. Owen1, Robert_Owen -- Welsh industrialist and social reformer who founded cooperative communities (1771-1858)

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OVUM

-- 1. ovum, egg_cell -- the female reproductive cell; the female gamete

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OVIS

-- 1. Ovis, genus_Ovis -- sheep

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OVID

-- 1. Ovid, Publius_Ovidius_Naso -- Roman poet remembered for his elegiac verses on love (43 BC - AD 17)

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OVER

-- 1. over -- (cricket) the division of play during which six balls are bowled at the batsman by one player from the other team from the same end of the pitch

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OVEN

-- 1. oven -- kitchen appliance used for baking or roasting

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OUZO

-- 1. ouzo -- a Greek liquor flavored with anise

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OUTS

-- 1. out -- (baseball) a failure by a batter or runner to reach a base safely in baseball; "you only get 3 outs per inning"

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OUSE

-- 1. Ouse, Ouse_River -- a river in northeastern England that flows generally southeastward to join the Trent River and form the Humber

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OTUS

-- 1. Otus, genus_Otus -- a genus of Strigidae

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OTOE

-- 1. Oto, Otoe -- a member of the Siouan people inhabiting the valleys of the Platte and Missouri rivers in Nebraska

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OTOS

-- 1. Oto, Otoe -- a member of the Siouan people inhabiting the valleys of the Platte and Missouri rivers in Nebraska

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OTIS

-- 1. Otis, Elisha_Graves_Otis -- United States inventor who manufactured the first elevator with a safety device (1811-1861)

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OSLO

-- 1. Oslo, Christiania, capital_of_Norway -- the capital and largest city of Norway; the country's main port; located at the head of a fjord on Norway's southern coast

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OSAR

-- 1. os1 -- a mouth or mouthlike opening

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OSES

-- 1. os1 -- a mouth or mouthlike opening

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OSSA

-- 1. os1 -- a mouth or mouthlike opening

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ORZO

-- 1. orzo -- pasta shaped like pearls of barley; frequently prepared with lamb in Greek cuisine

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ORYX

-- 1. oryx, pasang2 -- large African antelope with long straight nearly upright horns

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ORRS

-- 1. Orr, Bobby_Orr, Robert_Orr -- Canadian hockey player (born 1948)

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ORLY

-- 1. Orly -- a southeastern suburb of Paris; site of an international airport serving Paris

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ORGY

-- 1. orgy1, binge1, splurge -- any act of immoderate indulgence; "an orgy of shopping"; "an emotional binge"; "a splurge of spending"

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OPEC

-- 1. Organization_of_Petroleum-Exporting_Countries, OPEC -- an organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the production and sale of petroleum

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OLED

-- 1. organic_light-emitting_diode, OLED -- a self-luminous diode (it glows when an electrical field is applied to the electrodes) that does not require backlighting or diffusers

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ORFF

-- 1. Orff, Carl_Orff -- German musician who developed a widely used system for teaching music to children (1895-1982)

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OREO

-- 1. oreo, oreo_cookie -- chocolate cookie with white cream filling

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ORES

-- 1. ore -- a mineral that contains metal that is valuable enough to be mined

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ORAN

-- 1. Oran -- a port city in northwestern Algeria and the country's 2nd largest city

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VIVA

-- 1. oral, oral_exam, oral_examination, viva_voce, viva -- an examination conducted by spoken communication

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ORAL

-- 1. oral, oral_exam, oral_examination, viva_voce, viva -- an examination conducted by spoken communication

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OPEN

-- 1. open1, clear -- a clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water; "finally broke out of the forest into the open"

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OPEL

-- 1. Opel, Wilhelm_von_Opel -- German industrialist who was the first in Germany to use an assembly line in manufacturing automobiles (1871-1948)

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OPAL

-- 1. opal -- a translucent mineral consisting of hydrated silica of variable color; some varieties are used as gemstones

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OPAH

-- 1. opah, moonfish1, Lampris_regius -- large elliptical brightly colored deep-sea fish of Atlantic and Pacific and Mediterranean

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OORT

-- 1. Oort, Jan_Hendrix_Oort -- Dutch astronomer who proved that the galaxy is rotating and proposed the existence of the Oort cloud (1900-1992)

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ONYX

-- 1. onyx -- a chalcedony with alternating black and white bands; used in making cameos

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ONO.

-- 1. Ono, Yoko_Ono -- United States musician (born in Japan) who married John Lennon and collaborated with him on recordings (born in 1933)

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ONOS

-- 1. Ono, Yoko_Ono -- United States musician (born in Japan) who married John Lennon and collaborated with him on recordings (born in 1933)

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ONE.

-- 1. one, 1, I, ace, single, unity -- the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number; "he has the one but will need a two and three to go with it"; "they had lunch at one"

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ONES

-- 1. one, 1, I, ace, single, unity -- the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number; "he has the one but will need a two and three to go with it"; "they had lunch at one"

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ACES

-- 1. one, 1, I, ace, single, unity -- the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number; "he has the one but will need a two and three to go with it"; "they had lunch at one"

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HALF

-- 1. one-half, half -- one of two equal parts of a divisible whole; "half a loaf"; "half an hour"; "a century and one half"

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OMSK

-- 1. Omsk -- a city in the Asian part of Russia

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OMEN

-- 1. omen, portent, presage, prognostic, prognostication, prodigy -- a sign of something about to happen; "he looked for an omen before going into battle"

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OMBU

-- 1. ombu, bella_sombra, Phytolacca_dioica -- fast-growing herbaceous evergreen tree of South America having a broad trunk with high water content and dark green oval leaves

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OMAN

-- 1. Oman, Sultanate_of_Oman, Muscat_and_Oman -- a strategically located monarchy on the southern and eastern coasts of the Arabian Peninsula; the economy is dominated by oil

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MAHA

-- 1. Omaha, Maha -- a member of the Siouan people formerly living in the Missouri river valley in northeastern Nebraska

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OLMS

-- 1. olm, Proteus_anguinus -- European aquatic salamander with permanent external gills that lives in caves

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DRAB

-- 1. olive_drab, drab -- a dull greyish to yellowish or light olive brown

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ODOR

-- 1. olfactory_property, smell, aroma, odor, odour, scent -- any property detected by the olfactory system

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OLEA

-- 1. Olea, genus_Olea -- evergreen trees and shrubs having oily one-seeded fruits

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ELDS

-- 1. old_age, years, age1, eld, geezerhood -- a late time of life; "old age is not for sissies"; "he's showing his years"; "age hasn't slowed him down at all"; "a beard white with eld"; "on the brink of geezerhood"

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OLDS

-- 1. old -- past times (especially in the phrase `in days of old')

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OLAS

-- 1. ola, olla -- leaf or strip from a leaf of the talipot palm used in India for writing paper

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OLLA

-- 1. ola, olla -- leaf or strip from a leaf of the talipot palm used in India for writing paper

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OKRA

-- 1. okra2 -- long green edible beaked pods of the okra plant

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OKAS

-- 1. oka1 -- a Turkish unit of weight equal to about 2.75 pounds

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OILS

-- 1. oil -- a slippery or viscous liquid or liquefiable substance not miscible with water

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OHMS

-- 1. ohm -- a unit of electrical resistance equal to the resistance between two points on a conductor when a potential difference of one volt between them produces a current of one ampere

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OHIO

-- 1. Ohio, Buckeye_State, OH -- a midwestern state in north central United States in the Great Lakes region

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OGEE

-- 1. ogee, cyma_reversa -- a molding that (in section) has the shape of an S with the convex part above and the concave part below

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ODIN

-- 1. Odin -- (Norse mythology) ruler of the Aesir; supreme god of war and poetry and knowledge and wisdom (for which he gave an eye) and husband of Frigg; identified with the Teutonic Wotan

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ODER

-- 1. Oder, Oder_River -- a European river; flows into the Baltic Sea

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ODES

-- 1. ode -- a lyric poem with complex stanza forms

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ODDS

-- 1. odds -- the likelihood of a thing occurring rather than not occurring

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OCT.

-- 1. October, Oct -- the month following September and preceding November

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OCTS

-- 1. October, Oct -- the month following September and preceding November

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OCHS

-- 1. Ochs, Adolph_Simon_Ochs -- United States newspaper publisher (1858-1935)

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MOLA

-- 1. ocean_sunfish, sunfish2, mola, headfish -- among the largest bony fish; pelagic fish having an oval compressed body with high dorsal and anal fins and caudal fin reduced to a rudder-like lobe; worldwide in warm waters

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OSHA

-- 1. Occupational_Safety_and_Health_Administration, OSHA -- a government agency in the Department of Labor to maintain a safe and healthy work environment

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JOBS

-- 1. occupation, business, job, line_of_work, line -- the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money; "he's not in my line of business"

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OCAS

-- 1. oca, oka, Oxalis_tuberosa, Oxalis_crenata -- South American wood sorrel cultivated for its edible tubers

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OBOE

-- 1. oboe, hautboy, hautbois -- a slender double-reed instrument; a woodwind with a conical bore and a double-reed mouthpiece

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OBIT

-- 1. obituary, obit, necrology -- a notice of someone's death; usually includes a short biography

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OBIS

-- 1. obeah, obi -- (West Indies) followers of a religious system involving witchcraft and sorcery

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OATS

-- 1. oat -- annual grass of Europe and North Africa; grains used as food and fodder (referred to primarily in the plural: `oats')

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OAST

-- 1. oast -- a kiln for drying hops

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OARS

-- 1. oar -- an implement used to propel or steer a boat

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OAKS

-- 1. oak2 -- the hard durable wood of any oak; used especially for furniture and flooring

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OAHU

-- 1. Oahu, Oahu_Island -- an island of central Hawaii (between Molokai and Kauai); the chief island of the state

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OKEY

-- 1. O.K., OK, okay, okey, okeh -- an endorsement; "they gave us the O.K. to go ahead"

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OKAY

-- 1. O.K., OK, okay, okey, okeh -- an endorsement; "they gave us the O.K. to go ahead"

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NUTS

-- 1. nut -- usually large hard-shelled seed

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NUNS

-- 1. nun -- a woman religious

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NUDE

-- 1. nude, nude_painting -- a painting of a naked human figure

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NUB.

-- 1. nub, nubble -- a small lump or protuberance

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NUBS

-- 1. nub, nubble -- a small lump or protuberance

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NOWS

-- 1. now -- the momentary present; "Now is a good time to do it"; "it worked up to right now"

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TIRO

-- 1. novice, beginner, tyro, tiro, initiate2 -- someone new to a field or activity

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TYRO

-- 1. novice, beginner, tyro, tiro, initiate2 -- someone new to a field or activity

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NOVA

-- 1. nova -- a star that ejects some of its material in the form of a cloud and becomes more luminous in the process

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NOUS

-- 1. nous2 -- common sense; "she has great social nous"

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NOUN

-- 1. noun -- a content word that can be used to refer to a person, place, thing, quality, or action

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VOID

-- 1. nothingness, void, nullity, nihility -- the state of nonexistence

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ZIPS

-- 1. nothing, nil, nix, nada, null, aught, cipher, cypher, goose_egg, naught, zero2, zilch, zip, zippo -- a quantity of no importance; "it looked like nothing I had ever seen before"; "reduced to nil all the work we had done"; "we racked up a pathetic goose egg"; "it was all for naught"; "I didn't hear zilch about it"

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ZERO

-- 1. nothing, nil, nix, nada, null, aught, cipher, cypher, goose_egg, naught, zero2, zilch, zip, zippo -- a quantity of no importance; "it looked like nothing I had ever seen before"; "reduced to nil all the work we had done"; "we racked up a pathetic goose egg"; "it was all for naught"; "I didn't hear zilch about it"

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NADA

-- 1. nothing, nil, nix, nada, null, aught, cipher, cypher, goose_egg, naught, zero2, zilch, zip, zippo -- a quantity of no importance; "it looked like nothing I had ever seen before"; "reduced to nil all the work we had done"; "we racked up a pathetic goose egg"; "it was all for naught"; "I didn't hear zilch about it"

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NIL.

-- 1. nothing, nil, nix, nada, null, aught, cipher, cypher, goose_egg, naught, zero2, zilch, zip, zippo -- a quantity of no importance; "it looked like nothing I had ever seen before"; "reduced to nil all the work we had done"; "we racked up a pathetic goose egg"; "it was all for naught"; "I didn't hear zilch about it"

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NILS

-- 1. nothing, nil, nix, nada, null, aught, cipher, cypher, goose_egg, naught, zero2, zilch, zip, zippo -- a quantity of no importance; "it looked like nothing I had ever seen before"; "reduced to nil all the work we had done"; "we racked up a pathetic goose egg"; "it was all for naught"; "I didn't hear zilch about it"

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NULL

-- 1. nothing, nil, nix, nada, null, aught, cipher, cypher, goose_egg, naught, zero2, zilch, zip, zippo -- a quantity of no importance; "it looked like nothing I had ever seen before"; "reduced to nil all the work we had done"; "we racked up a pathetic goose egg"; "it was all for naught"; "I didn't hear zilch about it"

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NOTE

-- 1. note -- a brief written record; "he made a note of the appointment"

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NOSH

-- 1. nosh -- (Yiddish) a snack or light meal

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NOSE

-- 1. nose, olfactory_organ -- the organ of smell and entrance to the respiratory tract; the prominent part of the face of man or other mammals; "he has a cold in the nose"

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NWBN

-- 1. northwest_by_north, NWbN -- the compass point that is one point north of northwest

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NEBE

-- 1. northeast_by_east, NEbE -- the compass point that is one point east of northeast

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NNES

-- 1. north_northeast, nor'-nor'-east, NNE -- the compass point that is midway between north and northeast

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NATO

-- 1. North_Atlantic_Treaty_Organization, NATO -- an international organization created in 1949 by the North Atlantic Treaty for purposes of collective security

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NORN

-- 1. Norn, weird_sister -- (Norse mythology) any of the three goddesses of destiny; identified with Anglo-Saxon Wyrd; similar to Greek Moirae and Roman Parcae

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NORM

-- 1. norm -- a standard or model or pattern regarded as typical; "the current middle-class norm of two children per family"

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NOON

-- 1. noon, twelve_noon, high_noon, midday, noonday, noontide -- the middle of the day

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NOOK

-- 1. nook -- a sheltered and secluded place

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NGOS

-- 1. nongovernmental_organization, NGO -- an organization that is not part of the local or state or federal government

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NONE

-- 1. none -- a canonical hour that is the ninth hour of the day counting from sunrise

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NOME

-- 1. Nome -- a town in western Alaska on the southern coast of the Seward Peninsula; an important center of an Alaskan gold rush at the beginning of the 20th century

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NOMA

-- 1. noma -- acute ulceration of the mucous membranes of the mouth or genitals; often seen in undernourished children

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NODE

-- 1. node2 -- a connecting point at which several lines come together

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NODS

-- 1. nod1 -- a sign of assent or salutation or command

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NOAH

-- 1. Noah -- the Hebrew patriarch who saved himself and his family and the animals by building an ark in which they survived 40 days and 40 nights of rain; the story of Noah and the flood is told in the Book of Genesis

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NOES

-- 1. no -- a negative; "his no was loud and clear"

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NITS

-- 1. nit -- a luminance unit equal to 1 candle per square meter measured perpendicular to the rays from the source

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TEAT

-- 1. nipple, mammilla, mamilla, pap, teat, tit2 -- the small projection of a mammary gland

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NIPA

-- 1. Nipa, genus_Nipa, Nypa, genus_Nypa -- monotypic genus of palms of Australasia

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NIPS

-- 1. nip, shot -- a small drink of liquor; "he poured a shot of whiskey"

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TANG

-- 1. nip, piquance, piquancy, piquantness, tang, tanginess, zest1 -- a tart spicy quality

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NINE

-- 1. nine, 9, IX, niner, Nina_from_Carolina, ennead -- the cardinal number that is the sum of eight and one

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NINA

-- 1. Nina -- the Babylonian goddess of the watery deep and daughter of Ea

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NIMS

-- 1. nim -- game in which matchsticks are arranged in rows and players alternately remove one or more of them; in some versions the object is to take the last remaining matchstick on the table and in other versions the object is to avoid taking the last remaining matchstick on the table

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NILE

-- 1. Nile, Nile_River -- the world's longest river (4150 miles); flows northward through eastern Africa into the Mediterranean; the Nile River valley in Egypt was the site of the world's first great civilization

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NIKE

-- 1. Nike -- (Greek mythology) winged goddess of victory; identified with Roman Victoria

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NIFF

-- 1. niff, pong -- an unpleasant smell

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PONG

-- 1. niff, pong -- an unpleasant smell

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NICE

-- 1. Nice -- a city in southeastern France on the Mediterranean; the leading resort on the French Riviera

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NIBS

-- 1. nib, pen_nib -- the writing point of a pen

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NEYS

-- 1. Ney, Michel_Ney, Duc_d'Elchingen -- French marshal in the Napoleonic Wars (1769-1815)

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NEWT

-- 1. newt, triton1 -- small usually bright-colored semiaquatic salamanders of North America and Europe and northern Asia

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NEWS

-- 1. news, intelligence1, tidings, word2 -- information about recent and important events; "they awaited news of the outcome"

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NIES

-- 1. New_York, New_York_State, Empire_State, NY, N.Y. -- a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies

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NYSE

-- 1. New_York_Stock_Exchange, N._Y._Stock_Exchange, NYSE, big_board1 -- a stock exchange in New York

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NEVE

-- 1. neve -- the upper part of a glacier (beyond the limit of perpetual snow) where the snow turns to ice

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NEVA

-- 1. Neva, Neva_River -- a river in northwestern Russia flowing generally west into the Gulf of Finland

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GLIA

-- 1. neuroglia, glia -- sustentacular tissue that surrounds and supports neurons in the central nervous system; glial and neural cells together compose the tissue of the central nervous system

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NEST

-- 1. nest -- a structure in which animals lay eggs or give birth to their young

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NERO

-- 1. Nero, Nero_Claudius_Caesar_Drusus_Germanicus, Lucius_Domitius_Ahenobarbus -- Roman Emperor notorious for his monstrous vice and fantastic luxury (was said to have started a fire that destroyed much of Rome in 64) but the Roman Empire remained prosperous during his rule (37-68)

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NICU

-- 1. neonatal_intensive_care_unit, NICU -- an intensive care unit designed with special equipment to care for premature or seriously ill newborn

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NEON

-- 1. neon, Ne, atomic_number_10 -- a colorless odorless gaseous element that give a red glow in a vacuum tube; one of the six inert gasses; occurs in the air in small amounts

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NEJD

-- 1. Nejd, Najd -- a central plateau region of the Arabian Peninsula; formerly an independent sultanate until 1932 when it united with Hejaz to form the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

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NEEM

-- 1. neem, neem_tree, nim_tree, margosa, arishth, Azadirachta_indica, Melia_Azadirachta -- large semi-evergreen tree of the East Indies; trunk exudes a tenacious gum; bitter bark used as a tonic; seeds yield an aromatic oil; sometimes placed in genus Melia

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NEEL

-- 1. Neel, Louis_Eugene_Felix_Neel -- French physicist noted for research on magnetism (born in 1904)

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NEED

-- 1. need, demand -- a condition requiring relief; "she satisfied his need for affection"; "God has no need of men to accomplish His work"; "there is a demand for jobs"

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NECS

-- 1. necrotizing_enterocolitis, NEC -- an acute inflammatory disease occurring in the intestines of premature infants; necrosis of intestinal tissue may follow

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TIES

-- 1. necktie, tie1 -- neckwear consisting of a long narrow piece of material worn (mostly by men) under a collar and tied in knot at the front; "he stood in front of the mirror tightening his necktie"; "he wore a vest and tie"

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NECK

-- 1. neck, cervix1 -- the part of an organism (human or animal) that connects the head to the rest of the body; "he admired her long graceful neck"; "the horse won by a neck"

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NEAP

-- 1. neap_tide, neap -- a less than average tide occurring at the first and third quarters of the moon

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NAZI

-- 1. Nazi, German_Nazi -- a German member of Adolf Hitler's political party

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NAYS

-- 1. nay -- a negative; "the nays have it"

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NAVY

-- 1. navy, naval_forces -- an organization of military vessels belonging to a country and available for sea warfare

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NAVE

-- 1. nave -- the central area of a church

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NRA.

-- 1. National_Rifle_Association, NRA -- a powerful lobby that advocates the right to own and bear arms and rejects any gun regulation by the government

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NOAA

-- 1. National_Oceanic_and_Atmospheric_Administration, NOAA -- an agency in the Department of Commerce that maps the oceans and conserves their living resources; predicts changes to the earth's environment; provides weather reports and forecasts floods and hurricanes and other natural disasters related to weather

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NLRB

-- 1. National_Labor_Relations_Board, NLRB -- an independent agency of the United States government charged with mediating disputes between management and labor unions

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NGAS

-- 1. National_Geospatial-Intelligence_Agency, NGA -- a combat support agency that provides geographic intelligence in support of national security

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NARA

-- 1. National_Archives_and_Records_Administration, NARA -- the independent agency that oversees management of federal government records including presidential libraries and historic collections

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NASA

-- 1. National_Aeronautics_and_Space_Administration, NASA -- an independent agency of the United States government responsible for aviation and spaceflight

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NAST

-- 1. Nast, Thomas_Nast -- United States political cartoonist (1840-1902)

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NASH

-- 1. Nash, Ogden_Nash -- United States writer noted for his droll epigrams (1902-1971)

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TALE

-- 1. narrative, narration1, story3, tale -- a message that tells the particulars of an act or occurrence or course of events; presented in writing or drama or cinema or as a radio or television program; "his narrative was interesting"; "Disney's stories entertain adults as well as children"

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YARN

-- 1. narration, recital1, yarn -- the act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of events; "his narration was hesitant"

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NARK

-- 1. nark, copper's_nark -- an informer or spy working for the police

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NARD

-- 1. nard, spikenard -- an aromatic ointment used in antiquity

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NARC

-- 1. narc, nark1, narcotics_agent -- a lawman concerned with narcotics violations

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NAPU

-- 1. napu, Tragulus_Javanicus -- chevrotain somewhat larger than the kanchil; found in India and Malaya

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NAPE

-- 1. nape, scruff, nucha -- the back side of the neck

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NAAN

-- 1. nan, naan -- leavened bread baked in a clay oven in India; usually shaped like a teardrop

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NANS

-- 1. nan -- your grandmother

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GENS

-- 1. name, gens -- family based on male descent; "he had no sons and there was no one to carry on his name"

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NAME

-- 1. name -- a language unit by which a person or thing is known; "his name really is George Washington"; "those are two names for the same thing"

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NAJA

-- 1. Naja, genus_Naja -- cobras

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NAIL

-- 1. nail -- horny plate covering and protecting part of the dorsal surface of the digits

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NAIF

-- 1. naif -- a naive or inexperienced person

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NAGA

-- 1. Naga -- Kamarupan languages spoken in northeastern India and western Burma

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NABU

-- 1. Nabu, Nebo -- Babylonian god of wisdom and agriculture and patron of scribes and schools

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NEBO

-- 1. Nabu, Nebo -- Babylonian god of wisdom and agriculture and patron of scribes and schools

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MYTH

-- 1. myth -- a traditional story accepted as history; serves to explain the world view of a people

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MINA

-- 1. myna, mynah, mina, minah, myna_bird, mynah_bird -- tropical Asian starlings

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MYNA

-- 1. myna, mynah, mina, minah, myna_bird, mynah_bird -- tropical Asian starlings

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MUTE

-- 1. mute, deaf-mute, deaf-and-dumb_person -- a deaf person who is unable to speak

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MUST

-- 1. must -- a necessary or essential thing; "seat belts are an absolute must"

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MUSK

-- 1. musk -- an odorous glandular secretion from the male musk deer; used as a perfume fixative

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OPUS

-- 1. musical_composition, opus, composition1, piece1, piece_of_music -- a musical work that has been created; "the composition is written in four movements"

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MUSE

-- 1. Muse -- in ancient Greek mythology any of 9 daughters of Zeus and Mnemosyne; protector of an art or science

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MUSA

-- 1. Musa, genus_Musa -- type genus of the Musaceae: bananas

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MUON

-- 1. muon, negative_muon, mu-meson -- an elementary particle with a negative charge and a half-life of 2 microsecond; decays to electron and neutrino and antineutrino

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SAKI

-- 1. Munro, H._H._Munro, Hector_Hugh_Munro, Saki -- British writer of short stories (1870-1916)

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MUNG

-- 1. mung1, mung_bean1, green_gram, golden_gram, moong, mash_bean, munggo, monggo, green_soy, green_bean1 -- seed of the mung bean plant; used for food

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MULL

-- 1. mull -- a term used in Scottish names of promontories; "the Mull of Kintyre"

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MULE

-- 1. mule -- hybrid offspring of a male donkey and a female horse; usually sterile

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MUIR

-- 1. Muir, John_Muir -- United States naturalist (born in England) who advocated the creation of national parks (1838-1914)

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MUGS

-- 1. mug, mugful -- the quantity that can be held in a mug

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MUFF

-- 1. muff -- a warm tubular covering for the hands

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MUDS

-- 1. mud, clay2 -- water soaked soil; soft wet earth

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MUCH

-- 1. much -- a great amount or extent; "they did much for humanity"

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MPEG

-- 1. MPEG -- a set of standards adopted by the moving pictures experts group for the compression of digital video and audio data or a file of data compressed according to those standards

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PICS

-- 1. movie, film1, picture2, moving_picture, moving-picture_show, motion_picture, motion-picture_show, picture_show, pic, flick -- a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement; "they went to a movie every Saturday night"; "the film was shot on location"

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FILM

-- 1. movie, film1, picture2, moving_picture, moving-picture_show, motion_picture, motion-picture_show, picture_show, pic, flick -- a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement; "they went to a movie every Saturday night"; "the film was shot on location"

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MOVE

-- 1. move -- the act of deciding to do something; "he didn't make a move to help"; "his first move was to hire a lawyer"

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MICE

-- 1. mouse -- any of numerous small rodents typically resembling diminutive rats having pointed snouts and small ears on elongated bodies with slender usually hairless tails

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MST.

-- 1. Mountain_Time, Mountain_Standard_Time, MST -- standard time in the 7th time zone west of Greenwich, reckoned at the 105th meridian west; used in the mountain states of the United States

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MOTT

-- 1. Mott, Lucretia_Coffin_Mott -- United States feminist and suffragist (1793-1880)

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BIKE

-- 1. motorcycle, bike2 -- a motor vehicle with two wheels and a strong frame

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MOTH

-- 1. moth -- typically crepuscular or nocturnal insect having a stout body and feathery or hairlike antennae

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MVPS

-- 1. most_valuable_player, MVP -- the player judged to be the most important to the sport

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MOSS

-- 1. moss -- tiny leafy-stemmed flowerless plants

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MORS

-- 1. Mors -- (Roman mythology) Roman god of death; counterpart of Thanatos

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MORO

-- 1. Moro -- a member of the predominantly Muslim people in the southern Philippines

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MORN

-- 1. morning, morn, morning_time, forenoon -- the time period between dawn and noon; "I spent the morning running errands"

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MORE

-- 1. More, Thomas_More, Sir_Thomas_More -- English statesman who opposed Henry VIII's divorce from Catherine of Aragon and was imprisoned and beheaded; recalled for his concept of Utopia, the ideal state

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MOOT

-- 1. moot -- a hypothetical case that law students argue as an exercise; "he organized the weekly moot"

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MOOR

-- 1. Moor -- one of the Muslim people of north Africa; of mixed Arab and Berber descent; converted to Islam in the 8th century; conqueror of Spain in the 8th century

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MOON

-- 1. Moon1, moon3 -- the natural satellite of the Earth; "the average distance to the Moon is 384,400 kilometers"; "men first stepped on the moon in 1969"

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MOOS

-- 1. moo -- the sound made by a cow or bull

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OGRE

-- 1. monster, fiend, devil1, demon1, ogre1 -- a cruel wicked and inhuman person

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MONS

-- 1. mons, mons_veneris, mons_pubis -- a mound of fatty tissue covering the pubic area in women

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MSGS

-- 1. monosodium_glutamate, MSG -- white crystalline compound used as a food additive to enhance flavor; often used in Chinese cooking; "food manufacturers sometimes list MSG simply as `artificial flavors' in ingredient lists"

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MPS.

-- 1. mononuclear_phagocyte_system, MPS, system_of_macrophages -- a widely distributed system of free and fixed macrophages derived from bone marrow

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MAOS

-- 1. monoamine_oxidase, MAO -- an enzyme that catalyzes the oxidation of many body compounds (e.g., epinephrine and norepinephrine and serotonin)

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MONK

-- 1. monk, monastic -- a male religious living in a cloister and devoting himself to contemplation and prayer and work

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MOLT

-- 1. molt, molting, moult, moulting, ecdysis -- periodic shedding of the cuticle in arthropods or the outer skin in reptiles

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MOLL

-- 1. moll, gun_moll, gangster's_moll -- the girlfriend of a gangster

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MOKE

-- 1. moke -- British informal for donkey

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MOJO

-- 1. mojo -- a magic power or magic spell

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WETS

-- 1. moisture, wet -- wetness caused by water; "drops of wet gleamed on the window"

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MOHO

-- 1. Mohorovicic_discontinuity, Moho -- the boundary between the Earth's crust and the underlying mantle; "the Mohorovicic discontinuity averages 5 miles down under oceans and 20 miles down under continents"

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MODS

-- 1. mods -- a youth subculture that began in London in the early 1960s; a working-class movement with highly stylized dress and short hair; listened to rhythm and blues music and travelled on motor scooters

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MOCK

-- 1. mock -- the act of mocking or ridiculing; "they made a mock of him"

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MOBS

-- 1. mob, rabble, rout -- a disorderly crowd of people

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ROUT

-- 1. mob, rabble, rout -- a disorderly crowd of people

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MOAT

-- 1. moat, fosse -- ditch dug as a fortification and usually filled with water

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MOAS

-- 1. moa -- extinct flightless bird of New Zealand

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MIST

-- 1. mist -- a thin fog with condensation near the ground

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TYPO

-- 1. misprint, erratum, typographical_error, typo, literal_error, literal -- a mistake in printed matter resulting from mechanical failures of some kind

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MISO

-- 1. miso -- a thick paste made from fermented soybeans and barley or rice malt; used in Japanese cooking to make soups or sauces

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MIRO

-- 1. miro, black_pine1, Prumnopitys_ferruginea, Podocarpus_ferruginea -- New Zealand conifer used for lumber; the dark wood is used for interior carpentry

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ABOR

-- 1. Miri, Mirish, Abor, Dafla -- little known Kamarupan languages

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MIRE

-- 1. mire, quagmire, quag, morass, slack1 -- a soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfoot

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QUAG

-- 1. mire, quagmire, quag, morass, slack1 -- a soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfoot

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MINS

-- 1. minute, min -- a unit of time equal to 60 seconds or 1/60th of an hour; "he ran a 4 minute mile"

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MINK

-- 1. mink -- the expensive fur of a mink

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MINI

-- 1. miniskirt, mini -- a very short skirt

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MING

-- 1. Ming, Ming_dynasty -- the imperial dynasty of China from 1368 to 1644

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MINE

-- 1. mine1 -- excavation in the earth from which ores and minerals are extracted

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MIND

-- 1. mind, head, brain1, psyche, nous -- that which is responsible for one's thoughts, feelings, and conscious brain functions; the seat of the faculty of reason; "his mind wandered"; "I couldn't get his words out of my head"

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AMOY

-- 1. Min, Min_dialect, Fukien, Fukkianese, Hokkianese, Amoy, Taiwanese -- any of the forms of Chinese spoken in Fukien province

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MIME

-- 1. mime, mimer, mummer, pantomimer, pantomimist -- an actor who communicates entirely by gesture and facial expression

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MILT

-- 1. milt, soft_roe -- fish sperm or sperm-filled reproductive gland; having a creamy texture

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MILO

-- 1. milo, milo_maize -- small drought-resistant sorghums having large yellow or whitish grains

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MSEC

-- 1. millisecond, msec -- one thousandth (10^-3) of a second

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MEGS

-- 1. million, 1000000, one_thousand_thousand, meg -- the number that is represented as a one followed by 6 zeros

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MILK

-- 1. milk1 -- a white nutritious liquid secreted by mammals and used as food by human beings

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MILE

-- 1. mile1, statute_mile, stat_mi, land_mile, international_mile, mi -- a unit of length equal to 1,760 yards or 5,280 feet; exactly 1609.344 meters

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MILS

-- 1. mil4 -- a Cypriot monetary unit equal to one thousandth of a pound

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MIDI

-- 1. Midi -- the southern part of France

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MICS

-- 1. microphone, mike, mic -- device for converting sound waves into electrical energy

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MIKE

-- 1. microphone, mike, mic -- device for converting sound waves into electrical energy

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MICA

-- 1. mica, isinglass -- any of various minerals consisting of hydrous silicates of aluminum or potassium etc. that crystallize in forms that allow perfect cleavage into very thin leaves; used as dielectrics because of their resistance to electricity

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MHOS

-- 1. mho, siemens, reciprocal_ohm, S -- a unit of conductance equal to the reciprocal of an ohm

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MEWS

-- 1. mews -- street lined with buildings that were originally private stables but have been remodeled as dwellings; "she lives in a Chelsea mews"

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MDMA

-- 1. methylenedioxymethamphetamine, MDMA -- a stimulant drug that is chemically related to mescaline and amphetamine and is used illicitly for its euphoric and hallucinogenic effects; it was formerly used in psychotherapy but in 1985 it was declared illegal in the United States; "MDMA is often used at parties because it enables partygoers to remain active for long periods of time"

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METH

-- 1. methamphetamine, methamphetamine_hydrochloride, Methedrine, meth, deoxyephedrine, chalk1, chicken_feed, crank1, glass1, ice2, shabu, trash -- an amphetamine derivative (trade name Methedrine) used in the form of a crystalline hydrochloride; used as a stimulant to the nervous system and as an appetite suppressant

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MRNA

-- 1. messenger_RNA, mRNA, template_RNA, informational_RNA -- the template for protein synthesis; the form of RNA that carries information from DNA in the nucleus to the ribosome sites of protein synthesis in the cell

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MESS

-- 1. mess, messiness1, muss, mussiness -- a state of confusion and disorderliness; "the house was a mess"; "she smoothed the mussiness of the bed"

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MUSS

-- 1. mess, messiness1, muss, mussiness -- a state of confusion and disorderliness; "the house was a mess"; "she smoothed the mussiness of the bed"

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MESH

-- 1. mesh -- the number of openings per linear inch of a screen; measures size of particles; "a 100 mesh screen"; "100 mesh powdered cellulose"

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MESA

-- 1. mesa, table -- flat tableland with steep edges; "the tribe was relatively safe on the mesa but they had to descend into the valley for water"

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MERE

-- 1. mere -- a small pond of standing water

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MEOW

-- 1. meow, mew, miaou, miaow, miaul -- the sound made by a cat (or any sound resembling this)

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FARE

-- 1. menu, fare -- an agenda of things to do; "they worked rapidly down the menu of reports"

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MENU

-- 1. menu, bill_of_fare, card5, carte_du_jour, carte -- a list of dishes available at a restaurant; "the menu was in French"

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MEND

-- 1. mend, patch1, darn -- sewing that repairs a worn or torn hole (especially in a garment); "her stockings had several mends"

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ZOOS

-- 1. menagerie, zoo, zoological_garden -- the facility where wild animals are housed for exhibition

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MEMO

-- 1. memo, memorandum, memoranda -- a written proposal or reminder

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MEME

-- 1. meme -- a cultural unit (an idea or value or pattern of behavior) that is passed from one person to another by non-genetic means (as by imitation); "memes are the cultural counterpart of genes"

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MEIR

-- 1. Meir, Golda_Meir -- Israeli statesman (born in Russia) (1898-1978)

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MIBS

-- 1. megabyte, mebibyte, M2, MB, MiB -- a unit of information equal to 1024 kibibytes or 2^20 (1,048,576) bytes

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MEET

-- 1. meet, sports_meeting -- a meeting at which a number of athletic contests are held

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MEED

-- 1. meed -- a fitting reward

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MEAT

-- 1. meat1 -- the flesh of animals (including fishes and birds and snails) used as food

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STEP

-- 1. measure1, step2 -- any maneuver made as part of progress toward a goal; "the situation called for strong measures"; "the police took steps to reduce crime"

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MEAN

-- 1. mean, mean_value -- an average of n numbers computed by adding some function of the numbers and dividing by some function of n

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MEAL

-- 1. meal, repast -- the food served and eaten at one time

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LARK

-- 1. meadowlark, lark3 -- North American songbirds having a yellow breast

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MEAD

-- 1. Mead1, Margaret_Mead -- United States anthropologist noted for her claims about adolescence and sexual behavior in Polynesian cultures (1901-1978)

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MAZE

-- 1. maze, labyrinth -- complex system of paths or tunnels in which it is easy to get lost

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MAYS

-- 1. Mays, Willie_Mays, Willie_Howard_Mays_Jr., Say_Hey_Kid -- United States baseball player (born in 1931)

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MAYO

-- 1. mayonnaise, mayo -- egg yolks and oil and vinegar

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MAYA

-- 1. Mayan, Maya -- a member of an American Indian people of Yucatan and Belize and Guatemala who had a culture (which reached its peak between AD 300 and 900) characterized by outstanding architecture and pottery and astronomy; "Mayans had a system of writing and an accurate calendar"

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MAXI

-- 1. maxi -- a long skirt ending below the calf

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MAUL

-- 1. maul, sledge, sledgehammer -- a heavy long-handled hammer used to drive stakes or wedges

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MAUI

-- 1. Maui, Maui_Island -- the second largest of the Hawaiian Islands

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LEVI

-- 1. Matthew, Saint_Matthew, St._Matthew, Saint_Matthew_the_Apostle, St._Matthew_the_Apostle, Levi -- (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; traditionally considered to be the author of the first Gospel

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MATH

-- 1. mathematics, math, maths -- a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement

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MATE

-- 1. mate2, first_mate -- the officer below the master on a commercial ship

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MATS

-- 1. mat -- a thick flat pad used as a floor covering

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MSCS

-- 1. Master_of_Science, MS, SM, MSc -- a master's degree in science

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MFAS

-- 1. Master_of_Fine_Arts, MFA -- a master's degree in fine arts

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MEDS

-- 1. Master_of_Education, MEd -- a master's degree in education

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MDIV

-- 1. Master_of_Divinity, MDiv -- a master's degree in religion

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MALS

-- 1. Master_of_Arts_in_Library_Science, MALS -- a master's degree in library science

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MBAS

-- 1. Master_in_Business, Master_in_Business_Administration, MBA -- a master's degree in business

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MAST

-- 1. mast -- a vertical spar for supporting sails

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MASS

-- 1. mass -- the property of a body that causes it to have weight in a gravitational field

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MASK

-- 1. mask -- a covering to disguise or conceal the face

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MASH

-- 1. mash -- a mixture of mashed malt grains and hot water; used in brewing

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MASA

-- 1. Masa -- an independent group of closely related Chadic languages spoken in the area between the Biu-Mandara and East Chadic languages

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MARY

-- 1. Mary, Virgin_Mary, The_Virgin, Blessed_Virgin, Madonna -- the mother of Jesus; Christians refer to her as the Virgin Mary; she is especially honored by Roman Catholics

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MARX

-- 1. Marx4, Herbert_Marx, Zeppo -- United States comedian; one of four brothers who made motion pictures together (1901-1979)

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MARS

-- 1. Mars, Red_Planet -- a small reddish planet that is the 4th from the sun and is periodically visible to the naked eye; minerals rich in iron cover its surface and are responsible for its characteristic color; "Mars has two satellites"

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MARL

-- 1. marl -- a loose and crumbling earthy deposit consisting mainly of calcite or dolomite; used as a fertilizer for soils deficient in lime

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MART

-- 1. marketplace, market_place, mart, market1 -- an area in a town where a public mercantile establishment is set up

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MARK

-- 1. mark1, grade, score -- a number or letter indicating quality (especially of a student's performance); "she made good marks in algebra"; "grade A milk"; "what was your score on your homework?"

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MCIA

-- 1. Marine_Corps_Intelligence_Activity, MCIA -- an agency of the United States Marine Corps that provides responsive and broad intelligence support for the worldwide Marine Corps organization

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OLEO

-- 1. margarine, margarin, oleo, oleomargarine, marge -- a spread made chiefly from vegetable oils and used as a substitute for butter

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MARE

-- 1. mare, female_horse -- female equine animal

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MARC

-- 1. marc -- made from residue of grapes or apples after pressing

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MARA

-- 1. Mara -- Hindu god of death; opposite of Kama

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MAPS

-- 1. map -- a diagrammatic representation of the earth's surface (or part of it)

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MANX

-- 1. Manx -- the ancient Gaelic formerly spoken on the Isle of Man; the language is sometimes used on ceremonial occasions

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MODE

-- 1. manner2, mode, style, way1, fashion -- how something is done or how it happens; "her dignified manner"; "his rapid manner of talking"; "their nomadic mode of existence"; "in the characteristic New York style"; "a lonely way of life"; "in an abrasive fashion"

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MANN

-- 1. Mann1, Horace_Mann -- United States educator who introduced reforms that significantly altered the system of public education (1796-1859)

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MANE

-- 1. mane -- long coarse hair growing from the crest of the animal's neck

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MANS

-- 1. man, adult_male -- an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman); "there were two women and six men on the bus"

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MAMO

-- 1. mamo -- black honeycreepers with yellow feathers around the tail; now extinct

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MAMS

-- 1. Mam -- a member of a Mayan people of southwestern Guatemala

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MALT

-- 1. malted, malt3, malted_milk2 -- a milkshake made with malt powder

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REEK

-- 1. malodor, malodour, stench, stink, reek, fetor, foetor, mephitis -- a distinctive odor that is offensively unpleasant

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MALI

-- 1. Mali, Republic_of_Mali, French_Sudan -- a landlocked republic in northwestern Africa; achieved independence from France in 1960; Mali was a center of West African civilization for more than 4,000 years

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BOYS

-- 1. male_child, boy -- a youthful male person; "the baby was a boy"; "she made the boy brush his teeth every night"; "most soldiers are only boys in uniform"

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MALE

-- 1. male -- an animal that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that can fertilize female gametes (ova)

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MAKO

-- 1. mako, mako_shark -- powerful mackerel shark of the Atlantic and Pacific

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BULK

-- 1. majority, bulk2 -- the property resulting from being or relating to the greater in number of two parts; the main part; "the majority of his customers prefer it"; "the bulk of the work is finished"

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MAIA

-- 1. Maja, genus_Maja, Maia, genus_Maia -- type genus of the Majidae; nearly cosmopolitan in distribution

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MAJA

-- 1. Maja, genus_Maja, Maia, genus_Maia -- type genus of the Majidae; nearly cosmopolitan in distribution

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MAIN

-- 1. main, briny -- any very large body of (salt) water

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MAIL

-- 1. mail1 -- the bags of letters and packages that are transported by the postal service

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MAID

-- 1. maid1, maidservant, housemaid, amah -- a female domestic

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MRIS

-- 1. magnetic_resonance_imaging, MRI -- the use of nuclear magnetic resonance of protons to produce proton density images

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MAGS

-- 1. magazine, mag -- a periodic publication containing pictures and stories and articles of interest to those who purchase it or subscribe to it; "it takes several years before a magazine starts to break even or make money"

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MACK

-- 1. macintosh, mackintosh1, mac, mack -- a waterproof raincoat made of rubberized fabric

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MACS

-- 1. macintosh, mackintosh1, mac, mack -- a waterproof raincoat made of rubberized fabric

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MACH

-- 1. Mach, Ernst_Mach -- Austrian physicist and philosopher who introduced the Mach number and who founded logical positivism (1838-1916)

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MACE

-- 1. Mace, Chemical_Mace -- (trademark) a liquid that temporarily disables a person; prepared as an aerosol and sprayed in the face, it irritates the eyes and causes dizziness and immobilization

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MAAR

-- 1. maar -- a flat-bottomed volcanic crater that was formed by an explosion; often filled with water

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MAMA

-- 1. ma, mama, mamma, mom, momma, mommy, mammy, mum, mummy -- informal terms for a mother

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MOMS

-- 1. ma, mama, mamma, mom, momma, mommy, mammy, mum, mummy -- informal terms for a mother

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LSDS

-- 1. lysergic_acid_diethylamide, LSD -- a powerful hallucinogenic drug manufactured from lysergic acid

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LYRE

-- 1. lyre -- a harp used by ancient Greeks for accompaniment

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LYRA

-- 1. Lyra -- a small constellation in the northern hemisphere near Cygnus and Draco; contains the star Vega

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LYON

-- 1. Lyon, Lyons -- a city in east-central France on the Rhone River; a principal producer of silk and rayon

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LYNX

-- 1. lynx -- a text browser

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LYLY

-- 1. Lyly, John_Lyly -- English writer noted for his elaborate style (1554-1606)

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LYES

-- 1. lye -- a strong solution of sodium or potassium hydroxide

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LWEI

-- 1. lwei -- 100 lwei equal 1 kwanza in Angola

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LUTE

-- 1. lute, luting -- a substance for packing a joint or coating a porous surface to make it impervious to gas or liquid

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LURE

-- 1. lure, enticement, come-on -- qualities that attract by seeming to promise some kind of reward

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LUNT

-- 1. Lunt, Alfred_Lunt -- United States actor who performed with his wife Lynn Fontanne in many stage productions (1893-1977)

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LUNG

-- 1. lung -- either of two saclike respiratory organs in the chest of vertebrates; serves to remove carbon dioxide and provide oxygen to the blood

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LUND

-- 1. Lund -- a city in southern Sweden

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LEMS

-- 1. lunar_excursion_module, lunar_module, LEM -- a spacecraft that carries astronauts from the command module to the surface of the moon and back

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LUNA

-- 1. Luna -- (Roman mythology) the goddess of the Moon; counterpart of Greek Selene

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LUKE

-- 1. Luke, Saint_Luke, St._Luke -- (New Testament) the Apostle closely associated with St. Paul and traditionally assumed to be the author of the third Gospel

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LUGE

-- 1. luge -- a racing sled for one or two people

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LUGS

-- 1. Lug, Lugh -- ancient Celtic god

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LUFF

-- 1. luff -- (nautical) the forward edge of a fore-and-aft sail that is next to the mast

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LUDO

-- 1. ludo -- a simple board game in which players move counters according to the throw of dice

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LUCY

-- 1. Lucy -- incomplete skeleton of female found in eastern Ethiopia in 1974

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LUCE

-- 1. Luce1, Henry_Luce, Henry_Robinson_Luce -- United States publisher of magazines (1898-1967)

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LUBE

-- 1. lubricant, lubricator, lubricating_substance, lube -- a substance capable of reducing friction by making surfaces smooth or slippery

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LUBA

-- 1. Luba, Chiluba -- a member of a Bantu people in southeastern Congo

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LUAU

-- 1. luau -- an elaborate Hawaiian feast or party (especially one accompanied by traditional foods and entertainment)

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LCMS

-- 1. lowest_common_multiple, least_common_multiple, lcm -- the smallest multiple that is exactly divisible by every member of a set of numbers; "the least common multiple of 12 and 18 is 36"

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JOWL

-- 1. lower_jaw, mandible, mandibula, mandibular_bone, submaxilla, lower_jawbone, jawbone, jowl -- the jaw in vertebrates that is hinged to open the mouth

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LOWS

-- 1. low, depression1 -- an air mass of lower pressure; often brings precipitation; "a low moved in over night bringing sleet and snow"

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LDLS

-- 1. low-density_lipoprotein, LDL, beta-lipoprotein -- a lipoprotein that transports cholesterol in the blood; composed of moderate amount of protein and a large amount of cholesterol; high levels are thought to be associated with increased risk of coronary heart disease and atherosclerosis

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LOVE

-- 1. love -- a strong positive emotion of regard and affection; "his love for his work"; "children need a lot of love"

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GOON

-- 1. lout, clod, stumblebum, goon1, oaf, lubber, lummox, lump, gawk -- an awkward stupid person

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LOUT

-- 1. lout, clod, stumblebum, goon1, oaf, lubber, lummox, lump, gawk -- an awkward stupid person

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OAFS

-- 1. lout, clod, stumblebum, goon1, oaf, lubber, lummox, lump, gawk -- an awkward stupid person

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GAWK

-- 1. lout, clod, stumblebum, goon1, oaf, lubber, lummox, lump, gawk -- an awkward stupid person

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LICE

-- 1. louse1, sucking_louse -- wingless usually flattened bloodsucking insect parasitic on warm-blooded animals

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KENO

-- 1. lotto, bingo, beano, keno -- a game in which numbered balls are drawn at random and players cover the corresponding numbers on their cards

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LOTI

-- 1. loti -- the basic unit of money in Lesotho

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LOTA

-- 1. lota -- a globular water bottle used in Asia

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LOSS

-- 1. loss1 -- something that is lost; "the car was a total loss"; "loss of livestock left the rancher bankrupt"

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LORY

-- 1. lory -- small brightly colored Australasian parrots having a brush-tipped tongue for feeding on nectar and soft fruits

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LORE

-- 1. lore, traditional_knowledge -- knowledge gained through tradition or anecdote; "early peoples passed on plant and animal lore through legend"

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LOOT

-- 1. loot, booty, pillage, plunder, prize1, swag, dirty_money -- goods or money obtained illegally

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LOOS

-- 1. Loos, Adolf_Loos -- Austrian architect (1870-1933)

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LOON

-- 1. loon -- a worthless lazy fellow

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LOOM

-- 1. loom -- a textile machine for weaving yarn into a textile

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LOME

-- 1. Lome, capital_of_Togo -- capital and largest city of Togo; located in the south on the Gulf of Guinea

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LOLO

-- 1. Lolo, Yi -- a Loloish language

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LOKI

-- 1. Loki -- (Norse mythology) trickster; god of discord and mischief; contrived death of Balder and was overcome by Thor

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LOIR

-- 1. loir, Glis_glis -- large European dormouse

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LOIN

-- 1. loin -- a cut of meat taken from the side and back of an animal between the ribs and the rump

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LOGO

-- 1. logo, logotype -- a company emblem or device

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LOGE

-- 1. loge -- balcony consisting of the forward section of a theater mezzanine

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LOGS

-- 1. log1 -- a segment of the trunk of a tree when stripped of branches

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LOFT

-- 1. loft2 -- floor consisting of a large unpartitioned space over a factory or warehouse or other commercial space

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LOEB

-- 1. Loeb, Jacques_Loeb -- United States physiologist (born in Germany) who did research on parthenogenesis (1859-1924)

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LODZ

-- 1. Lodz -- a large city of central Poland

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LODE

-- 1. lode, load -- a deposit of valuable ore occurring within definite boundaries separating it from surrounding rocks

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LOCK

-- 1. lock -- a fastener fitted to a door or drawer to keep it firmly closed

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LOCH

-- 1. loch1 -- a long narrow inlet of the sea in Scotland (especially when it is nearly landlocked)

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LANS

-- 1. local_area_network, LAN -- a local computer network for communication between computers; especially a network connecting computers and word processors and other electronic office equipment to create a communication system between offices

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LOBE

-- 1. lobe -- (anatomy) a somewhat rounded subdivision of a bodily organ or part; "ear lobe"

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LOBS

-- 1. lob1 -- an easy return of a tennis ball in a high arc

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LOAN

-- 1. loan -- the temporary provision of money (usually at interest)

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LOAM

-- 1. loam -- a rich soil consisting of a mixture of sand and clay and decaying organic materials

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LOAF

-- 1. loaf_of_bread, loaf -- a shaped mass of baked bread that is usually sliced before eating

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LOAD

-- 1. load, loading1, burden1 -- weight to be borne or conveyed

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LLUD

-- 1. LLud -- a Celtic warrior god

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LIZA

-- 1. liza, Mugil_liza -- similar to the striped mullet and takes its place in the Caribbean region

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LIVY

-- 1. Livy, Titus_Livius -- Roman historian whose history of Rome filled 142 volumes (of which only 35 survive) including the earliest history of the war with Hannibal (59 BC to AD 17)

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LITS

-- 1. literature, lit -- the humanistic study of a body of literature; "he took a course in Russian lit"

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LIST

-- 1. list, listing -- a database containing an ordered array of items (names or topics)

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LISP

-- 1. lisp -- a speech defect that involves pronouncing `s' like voiceless `th' and `z' like voiced `th'

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LIRA

-- 1. lira3, Maltese_lira -- the basic unit of money on Malta; equal to 100 cents

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LIRE

-- 1. lira3, Maltese_lira -- the basic unit of money on Malta; equal to 100 cents

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LCDS

-- 1. liquid_crystal_display, LCD -- a digital display that uses liquid crystal cells that change reflectivity in an applied electric field; used for portable computer displays and watches etc.

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LIPS

-- 1. lip -- either of two fleshy folds of tissue that surround the mouth and play a role in speaking

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LION

-- 1. lion, king_of_beasts, Panthera_leo -- large gregarious predatory feline of Africa and India having a tawny coat with a shaggy mane in the male

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LINZ

-- 1. Linz, Lentia -- city in northern Austria on the Danube; noted as a cultural center

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LINT

-- 1. lint2 -- fine ravellings of cotton or linen fibers

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LINO

-- 1. linoleum, lino -- a floor covering

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LINK

-- 1. link, nexus -- the means of connection between things linked in series

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LING

-- 1. ling2, ling_ko, Trapa_bicornis -- water chestnut whose spiny fruit has two rather than 4 prongs

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LINE

-- 1. line3 -- a formation of people or things one beside another; "the line of soldiers advanced with their bayonets fixed"; "they were arrayed in line of battle"; "the cast stood in line for the curtain call"

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NAZE

-- 1. Lindesnes, Naze -- a cape at the southern tip of Norway

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LIND

-- 1. Lind, Jenny_Lind, Swedish_Nightingale -- Swedish soprano who toured the United States under the management of P. T. Barnum (1820-1887)

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LINS

-- 1. Lin, Maya_Lin -- United States sculptor and architect whose public works include the memorial to veterans of the Vietnam War in Washington (born in 1959)

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LIMO

-- 1. limousine, limo -- large luxurious car; usually driven by a chauffeur

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LIMB

-- 1. limb -- one of the jointed appendages of an animal used for locomotion or grasping: arm; leg; wing; flipper

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LIMA

-- 1. Lima, capital_of_Peru -- capital and largest city and economic center of Peru; located in western Peru; was capital of the Spanish empire in the New World until the 19th century

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LILY

-- 1. lily -- any liliaceous plant of the genus Lilium having showy pendulous flowers

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LILT

-- 1. lilt, swing -- a jaunty rhythm in music

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LILO

-- 1. Lilo -- a type of inflatable air mattress

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LIKE

-- 1. like1, the_like, the_likes_of -- a similar kind; "dogs, foxes, and the like"; "we don't want the likes of you around here"

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ILKS

-- 1. like, ilk -- a kind of person; "We'll not see his like again"; "I can't tolerate people of his ilk"

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LEDS

-- 1. light-emitting_diode, LED -- diode such that light emitted at a p-n junction is proportional to the bias current; color depends on the material used

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LIFT

-- 1. lift2 -- the act of giving temporary assistance

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LIFE

-- 1. life1 -- a characteristic state or mode of living; "social life"; "city life"; "real life"

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LIEN

-- 1. lien -- the right to take another's property if an obligation is not discharged

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LIED

-- 1. lied -- a German art song of the 19th century for voice and piano

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LIES

-- 1. lie, prevarication -- a statement that deviates from or perverts the truth

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LIDO

-- 1. lido -- a recreational facility including a swimming pool for water sports

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LPNS

-- 1. licensed_practical_nurse, LPN, practical_nurse -- a nurse who has enough training to be licensed by a state to provide routine care for the sick

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LIAR

-- 1. liar, prevaricator -- a person who has lied or who lies repeatedly

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LIAO

-- 1. Liao, Liao_dynasty -- the dynasty that ruled much of Manchuria and northeastern China from 947 to 1125

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LEVY

-- 1. levy -- a charge imposed and collected

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LEVA

-- 1. lev -- the basic unit of money in Bulgaria

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LULL

-- 1. letup, lull -- a pause during which things are calm or activities are diminished; "there was never a letup in the noise"

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LETO

-- 1. Leto, Latona -- wife or mistress of Zeus and mother of Apollo and Artemis in ancient mythology; called Latona in Roman mythology

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LEON

-- 1. Leon2 -- a historical area and former kingdom in northwestern Spain

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LEOS

-- 1. Leo, Lion1 -- (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Leo

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LENT

-- 1. Lent, Lententide -- a period of 40 weekdays from Ash Wednesday to Holy Saturday

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LENS

-- 1. lens, lense, lens_system -- a transparent optical device used to converge or diverge transmitted light and to form images

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LENA

-- 1. Lena, Lena_River -- a Russian river in Siberia; flows northward into the Laptev Sea

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LEKS

-- 1. lek -- the basic unit of money in Albania

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LEGS

-- 1. legs -- staying power; "that old Broadway play really has legs"

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LEGO

-- 1. Lego, Lego_set -- (trademark) a child's plastic construction set for making mechanical models

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LEFT

-- 1. left -- location near or direction toward the left side; i.e. the side to the north when a person or object faces east; "she stood on the left"

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LEES

-- 1. lees -- the sediment from fermentation of an alcoholic beverage

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LEEK

-- 1. leek, scallion2, Allium_porrum -- plant having a large slender white bulb and flat overlapping dark green leaves; used in cooking; believed derived from the wild Allium ampeloprasum

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LEDA

-- 1. Leda -- (Greek mythology) a queen of Sparta who was raped by Zeus who had taken the form of a swan; Helen of Troy was conceived in the rape of Leda

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LUST

-- 1. lecherousness, lust, lustfulness -- a strong sexual desire

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LEAR

-- 1. Lear, Edward_Lear -- British artist and writer of nonsense verse (1812-1888)

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LEAP

-- 1. leap, leaping, spring, saltation, bound, bounce -- a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards

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LEAK

-- 1. leak -- an accidental hole that allows something (fluid or light etc.) to enter or escape; "one of the tires developed a leak"

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LEAF

-- 1. leaf, leafage, foliage -- the main organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in higher plants

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LEAD

-- 1. lead2 -- an advantage held by a competitor in a race; "he took the lead at the last turn"

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LEDE

-- 1. lead1, lead-in, lede -- the introductory section of a story; "it was an amusing lead-in to a very serious matter"

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LEAS

-- 1. lea -- a unit of length of thread or yarn

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LAWN

-- 1. lawn -- a field of cultivated and mowed grass

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LAVA

-- 1. lava -- rock that in its molten form (as magma) issues from volcanos; lava is what magma is called when it reaches the surface

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LATS

-- 1. lats -- the basic unit of money in Latvia

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LATI

-- 1. latissimus_dorsi, lat -- a broad flat muscle on either side of the back

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LATU

-- 1. latissimus_dorsi, lat -- a broad flat muscle on either side of the back

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LATH

-- 1. lath -- a narrow thin strip of wood used as backing for plaster or to make latticework

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LIFO

-- 1. last_in_first_out, LIFO -- inventory accounting in which the most recently acquired items are assumed to be the first sold

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LASS

-- 1. lass, lassie, young_girl, jeune_fille -- a girl or young woman who is unmarried

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LETS

-- 1. Lashkar-e-Taiba, Lashkar-e-Toiba, Lashkar-e-Tayyiba, LET, Army_of_the_Pure, Army_of_the_Righteous -- a brutal terrorist group active in Kashmir; fights against India with the goal of restoring Islamic rule of India; "Lashkar-e-Toiba has committed mass murders of civilian Hindus"

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LARI

-- 1. lari -- the basic unit of money in Georgia

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LARD

-- 1. lard -- soft white semisolid fat obtained by rendering the fatty tissue of the hog

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LAPP

-- 1. Lapp, Lapplander, Sami, Saami, Same, Saame -- a member of an indigenous nomadic people living in northern Scandinavia and herding reindeer

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SAMI

-- 1. Lapp, Lapplander, Sami, Saami, Same, Saame -- a member of an indigenous nomadic people living in northern Scandinavia and herding reindeer

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SAME

-- 1. Lapp, Lapplander, Sami, Saami, Same, Saame -- a member of an indigenous nomadic people living in northern Scandinavia and herding reindeer

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LAPS

-- 1. lap -- the upper side of the thighs of a seated person; "he picked up the little girl and plopped her down in his lap"

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LAOS

-- 1. Laos, Lao_People's_Democratic_Republic -- a mountainous landlocked communist state in southeastern Asia; achieved independence from France in 1949

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LANE

-- 1. lane -- a narrow way or road

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LAND

-- 1. land1 -- the land on which real estate is located; "he built the house on land leased from the city"

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LAMP

-- 1. lamp -- an artificial source of visible illumination

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WAIL

-- 1. lament2, lamentation, plaint, wail -- a cry of sorrow and grief; "their pitiful laments could be heard throughout the ward"

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GIMP

-- 1. lameness, limping, gimp, gimpiness, gameness, claudication -- disability of walking due to crippling of the legs or feet

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ELIA

-- 1. Lamb2, Charles_Lamb, Elia -- English essayist (1775-1834)

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LAMB

-- 1. lamb -- young sheep

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LAMA

-- 1. lama -- a Tibetan or Mongolian priest of Lamaism

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LAKE

-- 1. lake -- a body of (usually fresh) water surrounded by land

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DENS

-- 1. lair, den -- the habitation of wild animals

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LAIR

-- 1. lair, den -- the habitation of wild animals

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LADY

-- 1. lady2 -- a polite name for any woman; "a nice lady at the library helped me"

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LACK

-- 1. lack, deficiency, want1 -- the state of needing something that is absent or unavailable; "there is a serious lack of insight into the problem"; "water is the critical deficiency in desert regions"; "for want of a nail the shoe was lost"

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LACE

-- 1. lace1, lacing -- a cord that is drawn through eyelets or around hooks in order to draw together two edges (as of a shoe or garment)

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LACS

-- 1. lac -- resinlike substance secreted by certain lac insects; used in e.g. varnishes and sealing wax

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TOIL

-- 1. labor, labour, toil -- productive work (especially physical work done for wages); "his labor did not require a great deal of skill"

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LABS

-- 1. lab, laboratory, research_lab, research_laboratory, science_lab, science_laboratory -- a workplace for the conduct of scientific research

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LAHS

-- 1. la, lah -- the syllable naming the sixth (submediant) note of a major or minor scale in solmization

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KIEV

-- 1. Kyyiv, Kiev, capital_of_the_Ukraine -- capital and largest city of the Ukraine; a major manufacturing and transportation center

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KYAT

-- 1. kyat -- the basic unit of money in Myanmar

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KURU

-- 1. kuru -- a progressive disease of the central nervous system marked by increasing lack of coordination and advancing to paralysis and death within a year of the appearance of symptoms; thought to have been transmitted by cannibalistic consumption of diseased brain tissue since the disease virtually disappeared when cannibalism was abandoned

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KURD

-- 1. Kurd -- a member of a largely pastoral Islamic people who live in Kurdistan; the largest ethnic group without their own state

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KURA

-- 1. Kura, Kura_River -- a river in western Asia; rises in northeast Turkey and flows to the Caspian Sea

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KUHN

-- 1. Kuhn, Richard_Kuhn -- Austrian chemist who did research on carotenoids and vitamins (1900-1967)

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KUDU

-- 1. kudu, koodoo, koudou -- either of two spiral-horned antelopes of the African bush

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KLAN

-- 1. Ku_Klux_Klan, Klan, KKK -- a secret society of white Southerners in the United States; was formed in the 19th century to resist the emancipation of slaves; used terrorist tactics to suppress Black people

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KRIS

-- 1. kris, creese, crease -- a Malayan dagger with a wavy blade

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KOTO

-- 1. koto -- Japanese stringed instrument that resembles a zither; has a rectangular wooden sounding board and usually 13 silk strings that are plucked with the fingers

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COSS

-- 1. kos, coss -- (in India) a unit of length having different values in different localities

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KOOK

-- 1. kook, odd_fellow, odd_fish, queer_bird, queer_duck, odd_man_out -- someone regarded as eccentric or crazy and standing out from a group

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KOLA

-- 1. kola, kola_nut, kola_nut_tree, goora_nut, Cola_acuminata -- tree bearing large brown nuts containing e.g. caffeine; source of cola extract

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KOHL

-- 1. kohl -- a cosmetic preparation used by women in Egypt and Arabia to darken the edges of their eyelids

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KOCH

-- 1. Koch, Robert_Koch -- German bacteriologist who isolated the anthrax bacillus and the tubercle bacillus and the cholera bacillus (1843-1910)

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KOBO

-- 1. kobo -- 100 kobos equal 1 naira in Nigeria

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KOBE

-- 1. Kobe -- a port city in Japan on Osaka Bay in southern Honshu; was damaged by an earthquake in 1995

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KOBS

-- 1. kob, Kobus_kob -- an orange-brown antelope of southeast Africa

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KOAN

-- 1. koan -- a paradoxical anecdote or a riddle that has no solution; used in Zen Buddhism to show the inadequacy of logical reasoning

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KNOX

-- 1. Knox, John_Knox -- Scottish theologian who founded Presbyterianism in Scotland and wrote a history of the Reformation in Scotland (1514-1572)

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KNOW

-- 1. know -- the fact of being aware of information that is known to few people; "he is always in the know"

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KNOT

-- 1. knot -- a tight cluster of people or things; "a small knot of women listened to his sermon"; "the bird had a knot of feathers forming a crest"

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KAYO

-- 1. knockout, KO, kayo -- a blow that renders the opponent unconscious

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BASH

-- 1. knock, bash, bang1, smash1, belt -- a vigorous blow; "the sudden knock floored him"; "he took a bash right in h