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(n) goods carried by a large vehicle

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(n) a secondary representation of an original; "she made a copy of the designer dress"

(n) matter to be printed; exclusive of graphical materials

(n) a reproduction of a written record (e.g. of a legal or school record)

(n) material suitable for a journalistic account; "catastrophes make good copy"

(v) make a replica of; "copy that drawing"; "re-create a picture by Rembrandt"

(v) biology: reproduce or make an exact copy of; "replicate the cell"; "copy the genetic information"

(v) reproduce someone's behavior or looks; "The mime imitated the passers-by"; "Children often copy their parents or older siblings"

(v) copy down as is; "The students were made to copy the alphabet over and over"

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(n) a device that is very useful for a particular job

(n) a toilet that is available to the public

(n) the quality of being useful and convenient; "they offered the convenience of an installment plan"

(n) the state of being suitable or opportune; "chairs arranged for his own convenience"

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(s) tending to persuade by forcefulness of argument; "new and compelling evidence"

(s) driving or forcing; "compelling ambition"

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(n) a large number of things or people considered together; "a crowd of insects assembled around the flowers"

(n) an informal body of friends; "he still hangs out with the same crowd"

(v) to gather together in large numbers; "men in straw boaters and waxed mustaches crowded the verandah"

(v) cause to herd, drive, or crowd together; "We herded the children into a spare classroom"

(v) approach a certain age or speed; "She is pushing fifty"

(v) fill or occupy to the point of overflowing; "The students crowded the auditorium"

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(n) a writer whose work is published in a newspaper or magazine or as part of a book

(n) someone who contributes (or promises to contribute) a sum of money

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(n) conduct as a citizen; "award for good citizenship"

(n) the status of a citizen with rights and duties

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(n) a number that identifies a position relative to an axis

(v) bring order and organization to; "Can you help me organize my files?"

(v) bring (components or parts) into proper or desirable coordination correlation; "align the wheels of my car"; "ordinate similar parts"

(v) bring into common action, movement, or condition; "coordinate the painters, masons, and plumbers"; "coordinate his actions with that of his colleagues"; "coordinate our efforts"

(v) be co-ordinated; "These activities co-ordinate well"

(s) of equal importance, rank, or degree

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(s) one after the other; "back-to-back home runs"

(s) successive (without a break); "sick for five straight days"

(s) in regular succession without gaps; "serial concerts"

(r) in a consecutive manner; "we numbered the papers consecutively"

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(n) (Roman Catholic Church) the act of a penitent disclosing his sinfulness before a priest in the sacrament of penance in the hope of absolution

(n) a written document acknowledging an offense and signed by the guilty party

(n) a document that spells out the belief system of a given church (especially the Reformation churches of the 16th century)

(n) a public declaration of your faith

(n) an admission of misdeeds or faults

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(v) reflect deeply on a subject; "I mulled over the events of the afternoon"; "philosophers have speculated on the question of God for thousands of years"; "The scientist must stop to observe and start to excogitate"

(v) consider as a possibility; "I contemplated leaving school and taking a full-time job"

(v) think intently and at length, as for spiritual purposes; "He is meditating in his study"

(v) look at thoughtfully; observe deep in thought; "contemplate one's navel"

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(n) the dead body of a human being

(n) United States politician responsible for the Missouri Compromise between free and slave states (1777-1852)

(n) United States general who commanded United States forces in Europe from 1945 to 1949 and who oversaw the Berlin airlift (1897-1978)

(n) a very fine-grained soil that is plastic when moist but hard when fired

(n) water soaked soil; soft wet earth

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(n) something believed to bring good luck

(n) attractiveness that interests or pleases or stimulates; "his smile was part of his appeal to her"

(n) a verbal formula believed to have magical force; "he whispered a spell as he moved his hands"; "inscribed around its base is a charm in Balinese"

(v) induce into action by using one's charm; "She charmed him into giving her all his money"

(v) protect through supernatural powers or charms

(v) attract; cause to be enamored; "She captured all the men's hearts"

(v) control by magic spells, as by practicing witchcraft

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(n) a small house with a single story

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(s) used of circumstances (especially weather) that cause suffering; "brutal weather"; "northern winters can be cruel"; "a cruel world"; "a harsh climate"; "a rigorous climate"; "unkind winters"

(s) lacking or showing kindness or compassion or mercy

(s) (of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering; "a barbarous crime"; "brutal beatings"; "cruel tortures"; "Stalin's roughshod treatment of the kulaks"; "a savage slap"; "vicious kicks"

(s) (of weapons or instruments) causing suffering and pain; "brutal instruments of torture"; "cruel weapons of war"

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(n) movement once around a course; "he drove an extra lap just for insurance"

(n) any circular or rotating mechanism; "the machine punched out metal circles"

(n) a curved section or tier of seats in a hall or theater or opera house; usually the first tier above the orchestra; "they had excellent seats in the dress circle"

(n) street names for flunitrazepan

(n) a road junction at which traffic streams circularly around a central island; "the accident blocked all traffic at the rotary"

(n) an unofficial association of people or groups; "the smart set goes there"; "they were an angry lot"

(n) ellipse in which the two axes are of equal length; a plane curve generated by one point moving at a constant distance from a fixed point; "he calculated the circumference of the circle"

(n) something approximating the shape of a circle; "the chairs were arranged in a circle"

(v) form a circle around; "encircle the errors"

(v) travel around something; "circle the globe"

(v) move in circles

(v) be around; "Developments surround the town"; "The river encircles the village"

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(a) overfilled or compacted or concentrated; "a crowded theater"; "a crowded program"; "crowded trains"; "a young mother's crowded days"

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(n) the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions

(n) the way two individuals relate to each other; "their chemistry was wrong from the beginning -- they hated each other"; "a mysterious alchemy brought them together"

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(n) steadiness of mind under stress; "he accepted their problems with composure and she with equanimity"

(v) cause to be calm or quiet as by administering a sedative to; "The patient must be sedated before the operation"

(v) make steady; "steady yourself"

(v) become quiet or calm, especially after a state of agitation; "After the fight both men need to cool off."; "It took a while after the baby was born for things to settle down again."

(v) make calm or still; "quiet the dragons of worry and fear"

(s) marked by freedom from agitation or excitement; "the rioters gradually became calm and slowly dispersed"

(a) (of weather) free from storm or wind; "calm seas"

(s) not agitated; without losing self-possession; "spoke in a calm voice"; "remained calm throughout the uproar"

(s) characterized by absence of emotional agitation; "calm acceptance of the inevitable"; "remained serene in the midst of turbulence"; "a serene expression on her face"; "she became more tranquil"; "tranquil life in the country"

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(n) arrival that has been awaited (especially of something momentous); "the advent of the computer"

(n) the moment of most intense pleasure in sexual intercourse

(n) the act of drawing spatially closer to something; "the hunter's approach scattered the geese"

(n) the temporal property of becoming nearer in time; "the approach of winter"

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