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Careful forethought to avoid danger or harm.
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  1. Careful forethought to avoid danger or harm.
  2. A warning or admonishment, especially to take heed:
  3. (Informal, former) A person or thing provoking notice, comment, attention, etc.
Plural form of pain
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  1. Plural form of pain
  2. (used in plural) Trouble taken doing something; attention to detail; careful effort.
Doubt, distrust, or apprehension:
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  1. Doubt, distrust, or apprehension:
  2. A feeling of misgiving:
  3. A disturbed feeling of fear, doubt, apprehension, etc.
Close attention; careful notice
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  1. Close attention; careful notice
Regard for or interest in someone or something:
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  1. Regard for or interest in someone or something:
  2. A matter of interest or importance to one; that which relates to or affects one; affair; matter; business
  3. Interest in or regard for a person or thing
(Law) Something promised, given, or done that has the effect of making an agreement a legally enforceable contract.
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  1. (Law) Something promised, given, or done that has the effect of making an agreement a legally enforceable contract.
  2. Careful thought; deliberation:
  3. A thought or opinion produced by considering
Good wishes; respects; affection
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  1. Good wishes; respects; affection
  2. A particular point or aspect; respect:
  3. Careful thought or attention; heed:
A thinking or planning beforehand; premeditation
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  1. A thinking or planning beforehand; premeditation
  2. Deliberation, consideration, or planning for the future; foresight.
  3. Prudent thought for the future; foresight
The state or quality of being heedful.
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  1. The state or quality of being heedful.
Caution practiced in advance; forethought or circumspection:
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  1. Caution practiced in advance; forethought or circumspection:
  2. Care taken beforehand; caution used in advance
  3. An action taken in advance to protect against possible danger, failure, or injury; a safeguard:
The quality or state of being wary
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  1. The quality or state of being wary
  2. Vigilance or the condition of being alert
  3. Precautionary forethought to avoid harm or risk
Alert watchfulness.
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  1. Alert watchfulness.
  2. Close and continuous attention.
  3. The quality or state of being vigilant; watchfulness
The act of one who watches.
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A staff physician in a hospital.
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  1. A staff physician in a hospital.
  2. The principal physician supervising a patient's care.
  3. (US) A physician on the staff of a hospital, especially the principal one that supervises a patient's care.
A cause of concern:
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  1. A cause of concern:
  2. The state of being solicitous; care, concern, etc.; sometimes, excessive care or concern
  3. The state of being solicitous; care or concern, as for the well-being of another.
A public stagecoach, esp. as formerly used in France
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  1. A public stagecoach, esp. as formerly used in France
  2. Earnest and persistent application to an undertaking; steady effort; assiduity.
  3. (Law) The degree of attention or care expected of a person in a given situation
The state or characteristic of being meticulous.
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  1. The state or characteristic of being meticulous.
Something choice, dainty, or elegant
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  1. Something choice, dainty, or elegant
  2. Delicacy of character or feeling; fastidiousness; scrupulousness.
  3. Anything involving or calling for delicacy, accuracy, or precision; subtle or minute detail, distinction, etc.
The form or document on which such a request is made.
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  1. The form or document on which such a request is made.
  2. Close attention; diligence:
  3. A specific use to which something is put:
The state or characteristic of being conscientious.
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  1. The state or characteristic of being conscientious.
The intellectual activity or production of a particular time or group:
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  1. The intellectual activity or production of a particular time or group:
  2. The process of thinking; cogitation:
  3. The faculty of thinking or reasoning:
The ability or power to see or make fine distinctions; discernment.
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  1. The ability or power to see or make fine distinctions; discernment.
  2. The act of denying rights, benefits, justice, equitable treatment, or access to facilities available to all others, to an individual or group of people because of their race, age, gender, handicap or other defining characteristic. See also reverse discrimination. The act of denying rights, benefits, justice, equitable treatment, or access to facilities available to all others, to an individual or group of people because of their race, age, gender, handicap or other defining characteristic. See also reverse discrimination.
  3. Treatment or consideration based on class or category, such as race or gender, rather than individual merit; partiality or prejudice.
The state of being careful.
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(Uncountable) The property of being scrupulous.
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  1. (Uncountable) The property of being scrupulous.
  2. (Countable) The result or product of being scrupulous.
The state of being exact
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A specific point or detail; a particular.
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  1. A specific point or detail; a particular.
  2. The state, quality, or fact of being particular
  3. Exactitude of detail, especially in description:
The quality or fact of being prudent
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  1. The quality or fact of being prudent
  2. A female given name, one of the Puritan virtue names.
  3. The quality or state of being prudent; wisdom in the way of caution and provision; discretion; carefulness; hence, also, economy; frugality.
An unintentional, careless mistake or omission
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  1. An unintentional, careless mistake or omission
  2. Superintendence or supervision, often, specif., as part of governmental regulation
  3. An omission; something that is left out, missed or forgotten.
(Obs.) A candle marked off into sections, used for keeping time
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  1. (Obs.) A candle marked off into sections, used for keeping time
  2. (Meteorol.) An official alert, as by the National Weather Service, that the conditions exist in the area for, variously, a tornado, severe thunderstorm, flash flood, etc., although one has not yet been reported
  3. A period of close observation, often in order to discover something:
The amount of a particular substance in a given amount of another substance, especially a solution or mixture.
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  1. The amount of a particular substance in a given amount of another substance, especially a solution or mixture.
  2. The act or process of concentrating, especially the fixing of close, undivided attention.
  3. A field or course of study on which one focuses, especially as a student in a college or university.
A matter of interest or importance to one; that which relates to or affects one; affair; matter; business
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  1. A matter of interest or importance to one; that which relates to or affects one; affair; matter; business
  2. Interest in or regard for a person or thing
  3. Regard for or interest in someone or something:
A troubled state of mind; anxiety; distress; care; uneasiness
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  1. A troubled state of mind; anxiety; distress; care; uneasiness
  2. The act of worrying or the condition of being worried; persistent mental uneasiness:
  3. Something that causes anxiety
The state of being solicitous; care or concern, as for the well-being of another.
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  1. The state of being solicitous; care or concern, as for the well-being of another.
  2. The state of being solicitous; care, concern, etc.; sometimes, excessive care or concern
  3. A cause of concern:
A state of being uneasy, apprehensive, or worried about what may happen; concern about a possible future event
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  1. A state of being uneasy, apprehensive, or worried about what may happen; concern about a possible future event
  2. (Psychiatry) An abnormal state like this, characterized by a feeling of being powerless and unable to cope with threatening events, typically imaginary, and by physical tension, as shown by sweating, trembling, etc.
  3. A state of apprehension and fear resulting from the anticipation of a threatening event or situation. &diamf3; In psychiatry, a patient has an anxiety disorder &diamf3; if normal psychological functioning is disrupted or if anxiety persists without an identifiable cause.
Involvement with or participation in something:
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  1. Involvement with or participation in something:
  2. A state of curiosity or concern about or attention to something:
  3. The particular cause supported by an interest group.
A feeling of embarrassment or distress because one has failed or been disappointed
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  1. A feeling of embarrassment or distress because one has failed or been disappointed
  2. A keen feeling of mental unease, as of annoyance or embarrassment, caused by failure, disappointment, or a disconcerting event:
The act of distraining another’s property. See also distrain. The act of distraining another’s property. See also distrain.
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  1. The act of distraining another’s property. See also distrain. The act of distraining another’s property. See also distrain.
  2. The condition of being in need of immediate assistance:
  3. Physical deterioration, as of a highway, caused by hard use over time:
  1. Fuss, ado.
  2. A person who gives trouble
  3. A cause or condition of worry or irritation; trouble; fuss
Something that perplexes:
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  1. Something that perplexes:
  2. Something that is perplexed, or complicated
  3. The condition of being perplexed; bewilderment; confusion
A state of distress, affliction, difficulty, or need:
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  1. A state of distress, affliction, difficulty, or need:
  2. A person, circumstance, or event that causes annoyance, distress, difficulty, etc.
  3. A condition of pain, disease, or malfunction:
A disturbing or being disturbed
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  1. A disturbing or being disturbed
  2. The condition of being disturbed:
  3. A variation in normal wind conditions.
The feeling of not being happy
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  1. The feeling of not being happy
The outward expression of such suffering; mourning; lamentation
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  1. The outward expression of such suffering; mourning; lamentation
  2. Mental suffering caused by loss, disappointment, or misfortune, or an instance of this:
  3. A source or cause of sorrow; a misfortune:
A source or cause of deep mental anguish:
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  1. A source or cause of deep mental anguish:
  2. Trouble or difficulty, or an instance of this:
  3. A cause or the subject of such suffering
A thing or circumstance that aggravates, or makes worse
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  1. A thing or circumstance that aggravates, or makes worse
  2. The act of aggravating, or making worse, or the condition of being aggravated
  3. A source of continuing, increasing irritation or trouble.
The quality of being fretful
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A condition of metabolic or physiologic impairment in an organism, occurring usually in response to adverse events and capable of causing physical damage:
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  1. A condition of metabolic or physiologic impairment in an organism, occurring usually in response to adverse events and capable of causing physical damage:
  2. A condition of psychological strain occurring usually in response to adverse events and capable of causing symptoms and signs such as increased blood pressure, insomnia, and irritability.
  3. A condition of extreme difficulty, pressure, or strain:
Great affliction, trial, or distress; suffering:
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  1. Great affliction, trial, or distress; suffering:
  2. An experience that tests one's endurance, patience, or faith.
Condition, quality, fact, or instance of being responsible; obligation, accountability, dependability, etc.
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  1. Condition, quality, fact, or instance of being responsible; obligation, accountability, dependability, etc.
  2. (Military) The obligation to carry forward an assigned task to a successful conclusion. With responsibility goes authority to direct and take the necessary action to ensure success. (JP 1-02 Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms).
  3. The liability for an act and the obligation to repair any damage caused by that act; in criminal law, a person’s mental capacity to understand and answer in court for her or his actions; guilt. See also competent and capacity. The liability for an act and the obligation to repair any damage caused by that act; in criminal law, a person’s mental capacity to understand and answer in court for her or his actions; guilt. See also competent and capacity.
Extreme or laborious effort, exertion, or work:
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  1. Extreme or laborious effort, exertion, or work:
  2. A wrench, twist, or other physical injury resulting from excessive tension, effort, or use.
  3. The extent to which a body is distorted when it is subjected to a deforming force, as when under stress. The distortion can involve a change both in shape and in size. All measures of strain are dimensionless (they have no unit of measure). &diamf3; Axial strain is equal to the ratio between the change in length of an object and its original length. &diamf3; Volume strain is equal to the ratio between the change in volume of an object and its original volume. It is also called bulk strain. &diamf3; Shear strain is equal to the ratio between the amount by which an object is skewed and its length.
(--- Sports) Sustained, effective play that puts an opponent at a disadvantage:
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  1. (--- Sports) Sustained, effective play that puts an opponent at a disadvantage:
  2. The condition of being subjected to physical, mental, social, or economic distress:
  3. A compelling or constraining influence, such as persuasion or negative attitudes, on the mind or will:
The condition of being vexed; annoyance:
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  1. The condition of being vexed; annoyance:
  2. Something that vexes; cause of annoyance or distress
  3. A source of irritation or annoyance:
(Countable, astronomy, physics) Variation in an orbit due to the influence of external bodies
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  1. (Countable, astronomy, physics) Variation in an orbit due to the influence of external bodies
  2. A small change in a physical system, such as a variation in a planet's orbit resulting from the gravitational influence of other celestial bodies.
  3. Variation in a designated orbit, as of a planet, that results from the influence of one or more external bodies. Gravitational attraction between planets can cause perturbations and cause a planet to deviate from its expected orbit. Perturbations in Neptune's orbit led to the discovery of the object—Pluto—that was causing the perturbation. Perturbations in the orbits of stars have led to the discovery of planetary systems outside of our Solar system.
A state or condition marked by this feeling:
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  1. A state or condition marked by this feeling:
  2. A cause for fear; possibility; chance
  3. A feeling of anxiety and agitation caused by the presence or nearness of danger, evil, pain, etc.; timidity; dread; terror; fright; apprehension
A feeling of being weighed down in mind or body:
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  1. A feeling of being weighed down in mind or body:
  2. The action of oppressing; arbitrary and cruel exercise of power:
  3. A feeling of being weighed down, as with worries or problems; physical or mental distress
The state of being uneasy, nervous or restless.
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  1. The state of being uneasy, nervous or restless.
  2. An anxious state of mind; anxiety.
The state of being exasperated; frustrated annoyance.
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  1. The state of being exasperated; frustrated annoyance.
  2. An exasperating or being exasperated; great irritation or annoyance
  3. The act or an instance of exasperating.
An annoying or being annoyed
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  1. An annoying or being annoyed
  2. A thing or person that annoys
  3. A cause of irritation or vexation; a nuisance.
Great suffering, as from worry, grief, or pain; agony
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  1. Great suffering, as from worry, grief, or pain; agony
  2. Agonizing physical or mental pain; torment.
An evil omen; a portent.
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  1. An evil omen; a portent.
  2. A sense of impending evil or misfortune.
  3. A prediction, portent, or presentiment, esp. of something bad or harmful
Fearful or uneasy anticipation of the future; dread.
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  1. Fearful or uneasy anticipation of the future; dread.
  2. An anxious feeling of foreboding; dread
  3. The ability to apprehend or understand; understanding.
Absence of composure.
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  1. Absence of composure.
  2. The state of being discomposed.
A tingling sensation felt in a part of the body numbed from lack of circulation.
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  1. A tingling sensation felt in a part of the body numbed from lack of circulation.
  2. (Informal) A tingling or prickling sensation, felt in a limb when a lack of circulation is relieved and in other situations.
A diminutive of the male given name Stewart.
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  1. A diminutive of the male given name Stewart.
  2. A dish cooked by stewing, especially a mixture of meat or fish and vegetables with stock.
  3. (Informal) Mental agitation:
A run given to a horse as exercise before a race.
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  1. A run given to a horse as exercise before a race.
  2. Hard work; drudgery
  3. A condition of eagerness, anxiety, impatience, etc.
A hole or worn spot made by abrasion or erosion.
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  1. A hole or worn spot made by abrasion or erosion.
  2. An ornamental pattern of small, straight bars intersecting or joining one another, usually at right angles, to form a regular design, as for a border or in an architectural relief
  3. An ornamental design consisting of repeated and symmetrical geometric figures, often in relief, contained within a band or border.
The act, process, or function of supervising.
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  1. The act, process, or function of supervising.
Care; custody; charge
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  1. Care; custody; charge
  2. Reservation for future use; preservation
  3. The act of holding, guarding, maintaining, or supporting:
Expense; cost:
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  1. Expense; cost:
  2. The command to attack:
  3. A claim of wrongdoing; an accusation:
A question proposed for solution or consideration
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  1. A question proposed for solution or consideration
  2. A situation, matter, or person that is hard to deal with or understand:
  3. A misgiving, objection, or complaint:
A matter of interest or importance to one; that which relates to or affects one; affair; matter; business
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  1. A matter of interest or importance to one; that which relates to or affects one; affair; matter; business
  2. Regard for or interest in someone or something:
  3. Interest in or regard for a person or thing
A formal adversarial proceeding to hear evidence and decide legal issues and claims. Trials are covered by established rules of courtroom procedure as well as rules of evidence.
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  1. A formal adversarial proceeding to hear evidence and decide legal issues and claims. Trials are covered by established rules of courtroom procedure as well as rules of evidence.
  2. A trying, troublesome, or annoying person or thing:
  3. The act or process of testing, trying, or putting to the proof:
Effort, especially when inconvenient or bothersome:
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  1. Effort, especially when inconvenient or bothersome:
  2. A person, circumstance, or event that causes annoyance, distress, difficulty, etc.
  3. A state of distress, affliction, difficulty, or need:
Something that causes anxiety
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  1. Something that causes anxiety
  2. The act of worrying or the condition of being worried; persistent mental uneasiness:
  3. A troubled state of mind; anxiety; distress; care; uneasiness
  1. Fuss, ado.
  2. A person who gives trouble
  3. A cause or condition of worry or irritation; trouble; fuss
Great affliction, trial, or distress; suffering:
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  1. Great affliction, trial, or distress; suffering:
  2. An experience that tests one's endurance, patience, or faith.
Condition, quality, fact, or instance of being responsible; obligation, accountability, dependability, etc.
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  1. Condition, quality, fact, or instance of being responsible; obligation, accountability, dependability, etc.
  2. (Military) The obligation to carry forward an assigned task to a successful conclusion. With responsibility goes authority to direct and take the necessary action to ensure success. (JP 1-02 Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms).
  3. The liability for an act and the obligation to repair any damage caused by that act; in criminal law, a person’s mental capacity to understand and answer in court for her or his actions; guilt. See also competent and capacity. The liability for an act and the obligation to repair any damage caused by that act; in criminal law, a person’s mental capacity to understand and answer in court for her or his actions; guilt. See also competent and capacity.
The tone, tenor, or substance of a verbal utterance or of a particular action or behavior:
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  1. The tone, tenor, or substance of a verbal utterance or of a particular action or behavior:
  2. A wrench, twist, or other physical injury resulting from excessive tension, effort, or use.
  3. The extent to which a body is distorted when it is subjected to a deforming force, as when under stress. The distortion can involve a change both in shape and in size. All measures of strain are dimensionless (they have no unit of measure). &diamf3; Axial strain is equal to the ratio between the change in length of an object and its original length. &diamf3; Volume strain is equal to the ratio between the change in volume of an object and its original volume. It is also called bulk strain. &diamf3; Shear strain is equal to the ratio between the amount by which an object is skewed and its length.
Something that is carried, as by a vehicle, person, or animal:
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  1. Something that is carried, as by a vehicle, person, or animal:
  2. A single charge of ammunition for a firearm.
  3. The share of work allocated to or required of a person, machine, group, or organization.
Responsibility for an error or fault; blame:
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  1. Responsibility for an error or fault; blame:
  2. Burden of proof
  3. A difficult or unpleasant task, duty, etc.; burden
A source of great worry or stress; weight:
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  1. A source of great worry or stress; weight:
  2. Anything one has to bear or put up with; heavy load, as of work, duty, responsibility, or sorrow
  3. In property law, anything that encumbers or restrict the use or value of land, such as an easement, restrictive covenant, or zoning ordinance. The burden indefinitely binds the current and all future owners until it is extinguished, so it is the land, and the landowner, that is burdened by the encumbrance or restriction. See estate.
Something that encumbers; a burden that must be carried.
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  1. Something that encumbers; a burden that must be carried.
  2. (Law) an interest, right, burden, or liability attached to a title of land, such as a lien or mortgage.
  3. (Law) A lien, charge, or claim attached to real property, as a mortgage
One that is inconvenient, annoying, or vexatious; a bother:
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  1. One that is inconvenient, annoying, or vexatious; a bother:
  2. An act, condition, thing, or person causing trouble, annoyance, or inconvenience
  3. (Law) A use of property or course of conduct that interferes with the legal rights of others by causing damage, annoyance, or inconvenience.
The departure from electrical neutrality at a point, or in a region, as by the accumulation, or deficit, of electrical particles: more electrons than normal produce a negative charge; fewer, a positive charge
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  1. The departure from electrical neutrality at a point, or in a region, as by the accumulation, or deficit, of electrical particles: more electrons than normal produce a negative charge; fewer, a positive charge
  2. A claim of wrongdoing; an accusation:
  3. Expense; cost:
An oppressive or nightmarish burden.
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  1. An oppressive or nightmarish burden.
  2. Anything oppressive; burden
  3. An evil spirit supposed to descend upon and have sexual intercourse with women as they sleep.
Any person or thing that hinders; obstacle; impediment; obstruction
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  1. Any person or thing that hinders; obstacle; impediment; obstruction
  2. The state or act of hindering something
  3. Something which hinders: something that holds back or causes problems with something else.
Something that hampers a person; disadvantage; hindrance
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  1. Something that hampers a person; disadvantage; hindrance
  2. (Sometimes considered offensive) The disadvantage itself, in particular physical or mental disadvantages of people.
  3. An allowance of a certain amount of time or distance in starting, granted in a race (other contest of skill) to the competitor possessing disadvantages; or an additional weight or other hindrance imposed upon the one possessing advantages, in order to equalize, as much as possible, the chances of success.
A speech defect; stutter, lisp, stammer, etc.
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  1. A speech defect; stutter, lisp, stammer, etc.
  2. A physical defect, especially one that interferes with speech.
  3. Anything preventing the making of a legal contract, esp. of a marriage contract
To cause mental agitation to; worry; harass; perturb; vex
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  1. To cause mental agitation to; worry; harass; perturb; vex
  2. To pester, annoy, tease, bother, etc.
  3. To cause to have emotional or mental problems that interfere with social functioning:
To take notice; give heed:
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  1. To take notice; give heed:
  2. (Regional) To bring (an object or idea) to mind; remember.
  3. (--- Upper Southern US) To have in mind as a goal or purpose; intend.
To look at; to observe. [from 16th c.]
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  1. To look at; to observe. [from 16th c.]
  2. To think of in a certain light; consider
  3. To think of or consider in a particular way:
To give the required care or attention (to)
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  1. To give the required care or attention (to)
  2. To remain ready to serve; wait.
  3. (Now Rare) To take care or charge of; look after
To annoy, bother, harass, vex, etc.
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  1. To annoy, bother, harass, vex, etc.
  2. To touch or handle something nervously or persistently:
  3. To feel distressed in the mind; be anxious, troubled, or uneasy
To become eaten, corroded, worn, frayed, etc.
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  1. To become eaten, corroded, worn, frayed, etc.
  2. To be vexed or troubled; worry.
  3. To be worn or eaten away; become corroded.
To feel or express disapproval or dislike
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  1. To feel or express disapproval or dislike
  2. To bring forward as a reason, instance, etc.; adduce
  3. To put forward in or as a reason for opposition; offer as criticism:
To have an unfavorable opinion:
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  1. To have an unfavorable opinion:
  2. To refuse to approve; reject
  3. To have or express an unfavorable opinion of; consider (something) wrong; condemn
(Idiomatic) To be aware or conscious; to look closely or carefully; to use caution. Often used in the imperative.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To be aware or conscious; to look closely or carefully; to use caution. Often used in the imperative.
To pay close attention to; take careful notice of
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  1. To pay close attention to; take careful notice of
  2. To pay attention
A gloomy, often neurotic feeling of generalized anxiety and depression
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  1. A gloomy, often neurotic feeling of generalized anxiety and depression
  2. A feeling of anxiety or apprehension.
A cause of anxiety:
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  1. A cause of anxiety:
  2. (Psychiatry) An abnormal state like this, characterized by a feeling of being powerless and unable to cope with threatening events, typically imaginary, and by physical tension, as shown by sweating, trembling, etc.
  3. A state of apprehension and fear resulting from the anticipation of a threatening event or situation. &diamf3; In psychiatry, a patient has an anxiety disorder &diamf3; if normal psychological functioning is disrupted or if anxiety persists without an identifiable cause.
The state of being anxious.
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  1. The state of being anxious.
  2. A feeling of anxiety.
Interest in or regard for a person or thing
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  1. Interest in or regard for a person or thing
  2. Regard for or interest in someone or something:
  3. Worry; anxiety
Absence of peace or rest; anxiety.
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  1. Absence of peace or rest; anxiety.
  2. A disturbed or uneasy feeling; anxiety; restlessness
Worried unease; anxiety:
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  1. Worried unease; anxiety:
  2. A disturbed or uneasy condition; restlessness; anxiety
Anxiety or mental suffering.
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  1. Anxiety or mental suffering.
  2. Physical deterioration, as of a highway, caused by hard use over time:
  3. The condition of being in need of immediate assistance:
The state or quality of being nervous.
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  1. The state or quality of being nervous.
The state of being solicitous; care or concern, as for the well-being of another.
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  1. The state of being solicitous; care or concern, as for the well-being of another.
  2. The state of being solicitous; care, concern, etc.; sometimes, excessive care or concern
  3. A cause of concern:
A feeling of disquiet or concern.
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  1. A feeling of disquiet or concern.
  2. Distress or discomfort
The state of being uneasy, nervous or restless.
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  1. The state of being uneasy, nervous or restless.
  2. An anxious state of mind; anxiety.
The act of worrying or the condition of being worried; persistent mental uneasiness:
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  1. The act of worrying or the condition of being worried; persistent mental uneasiness:
  2. A troubled state of mind; anxiety; distress; care; uneasiness
  3. Something that causes anxiety
Interest in or regard for a person or thing
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  1. Interest in or regard for a person or thing
  2. Worry; anxiety
  3. Regard for or interest in someone or something:
Effort; bother; pains
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  1. Effort; bother; pains
  2. A condition of pain, disease, or malfunction:
  3. A state of distress, affliction, difficulty, or need:
A source of nagging concern or uneasiness.
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  1. A source of nagging concern or uneasiness.
  2. A troubled state of mind; anxiety; distress; care; uneasiness
  3. Something that causes anxiety
(Countable) Reckoning, estimate.
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  1. (Countable) Reckoning, estimate.
  2. The act, process, or result of calculating.
  3. Careful, often cunning estimation and planning of likely outcomes, especially to advance one's own interests.
The state of being careful.
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Careful forethought to avoid danger or harm.
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  1. Careful forethought to avoid danger or harm.
  2. A word, sign, etc. by which warning is given
  3. Close attention or vigilance to minimize risk:
The quality of being chary; cautiousness
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  1. The quality of being chary; cautiousness
  2. The condition of being chary; caution
Caution practiced in advance; forethought or circumspection:
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  1. Caution practiced in advance; forethought or circumspection:
  2. Care taken beforehand; caution used in advance
  3. An action taken in advance to protect against possible danger, failure, or injury; a safeguard:
The quality or state of being wary
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  1. The quality or state of being wary
  2. Vigilance or the condition of being alert
  3. Precautionary forethought to avoid harm or risk
The state of being careful.
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The state or characteristic of being meticulous.
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  1. The state or characteristic of being meticulous.
An unpleasant feeling occurring as a result of injury or disease, usually localized in some part of the body:
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  1. An unpleasant feeling occurring as a result of injury or disease, usually localized in some part of the body:
  2. (Informal) A source of annoyance; a nuisance:
  3. Bodily suffering characterized by such feelings:
The application of careful and attentive effort.
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  1. The application of careful and attentive effort.
  2. The act of taking pains; great care or diligence
(Uncountable) The property of being scrupulous.
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  1. (Uncountable) The property of being scrupulous.
  2. (Countable) The result or product of being scrupulous.
The state of being careful.
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(Informal, former) A person or thing provoking notice, comment, attention, etc.
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  1. (Informal, former) A person or thing provoking notice, comment, attention, etc.
  2. A warning or admonishment, especially to take heed:
  3. A word, sign, etc. by which warning is given
Close attention; careful notice
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  1. Close attention; careful notice
The state or quality of being heedful.
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  1. The state or quality of being heedful.
  1. Awareness
  2. Inclination to be mindful or aware
  3. (As understood in Buddhism and psychology) paying attention on purpose, in the present moment, and non-judgementally
Consideration; attention; concern
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  1. Consideration; attention; concern
  2. Careful thought or attention; heed:
  3. A particular point or aspect; respect:
Expense; cost:
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  1. Expense; cost:
  2. The command to attack:
  3. A claim of wrongdoing; an accusation:
The immediate control, guarding, or keeping of a thing for its care, inspection, preservation, or security.
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  1. The immediate control, guarding, or keeping of a thing for its care, inspection, preservation, or security.
  2. Any significant restraint or control over a person’s freedom to ensure his or her presence at a hearing or trial in a criminal action.
  3. The control and care of a person or property, especially when granted by a court:
Care; custody; charge
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  1. Care; custody; charge
  2. Reservation for future use; preservation
  3. The act of holding, guarding, maintaining, or supporting:
The act, process, or function of supervising.
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  1. The act, process, or function of supervising.
Something committed into the care of another; a charge:
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  1. Something committed into the care of another; a charge:
  2. An industrial or business combination, now illegal in the U.S., in which management and control of the member corporations are vested in a single board of trustees, who are thus able to control a market, absorb or eliminate competition, fix prices, etc.
  3. Firm belief in the integrity, ability, or character of a person or thing; confidence or reliance:
(Archaic) Governmental rule or control.
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  1. (Archaic) Governmental rule or control.
  2. A procedure, program, or routine:
  3. A regulated system, as of medication, diet, or exercise, used to promote health or treat illness or injury.
The process of rehabilitating something.
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  1. The process of rehabilitating something.
  2. A restoration of reputation and character, the term has many context-sensitive meanings. In penology, it is the process of improving the inmate’s character so he will become a productive member of society. At a trial, it is the restoration of a witness’s credibility after it has been impeached under cross examination. In the context of bankruptcy, it is restoring a corporation’s solvency by satisfying the creditors’ claims with future earnings, so that the corporation may continue to do business. See also mitigating circumstance. A restoration of reputation and character, the term has many context-sensitive meanings. In penology, it is the process of improving the inmate’s character so he will become a productive member of society. At a trial, it is the restoration of a witness’s credibility after it has been impeached under cross examination. In the context of bankruptcy, it is restoring a corporation’s solvency by satisfying the creditors’ claims with future earnings, so that the corporation may continue to do business. See also mitigating circumstance.
Psychotherapy.
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  1. Psychotherapy.
  2. The treatment of disease or of any physical or mental disorder by medical or physical means
  3. Treatment of illness, injury, or disability.
(Film, TV) An outline or prose summary prepared before the script, giving the story with characters, situations, etc. but often without dialogue and usually without separate shots indicated
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  1. (Film, TV) An outline or prose summary prepared before the script, giving the story with characters, situations, etc. but often without dialogue and usually without separate shots indicated
  2. The use of an agent, procedure, or regimen, such as a drug, surgery, or exercise, in an attempt to cure or mitigate a disease, condition, or injury.
  3. (--- Informal) The usual methods of dealing with a given situation:
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  1. (Short for) rehabilitation
  2. An act of rehabilitation, especially to treat the use of recreational drugs.
  3. Rehabilitation, especially a program of treatment for an injury or an addiction.
To take notice; give heed:
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  1. To take notice; give heed:
  2. (Regional) To bring (an object or idea) to mind; remember.
  3. To be careful about:
To be averse to or express disapproval of something:
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  1. To be averse to or express disapproval of something:
  2. To put forward in or as a reason for opposition; offer as criticism:
  3. To bring forward as a reason, instance, etc.; adduce