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An inherent, often contrasting quality:
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  1. An inherent, often contrasting quality:
  2. The characteristic color of a mineral after it has been ground into a powder. Because the streak of a mineral is not always the same as its natural color, it is a useful tool in mineral identification.
  3. (Mineralogy) The color of the fine powder produced when a mineral is rubbed against a hard surface. Used as a distinguishing characteristic.
A particular setting or its distinctive atmosphere
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  1. A particular setting or its distinctive atmosphere
  2. Alternative spelling of ambiance.
A pristine form or primary type that has given rise to varieties
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  1. A pristine form or primary type that has given rise to varieties
  2. A person who is appealingly odd or curious; a character.
  3. An authentic work of art:
A tendency to become easily angry or irritable:
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  1. A tendency to become easily angry or irritable:
  2. (Obs.) Character; quality
  3. A characteristic general quality; tone:
The manner of thinking, behaving, or reacting characteristic of a specific person.
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  1. The manner of thinking, behaving, or reacting characteristic of a specific person.
  2. (Music) A system of adjustment of the intervals between the tones of an instrument of fixed intonation: it may be pure temperament, in which the intervals are set exactly according to theory, or equal temperament, as in a piano, in which the pitch of the tones is adjusted slightly to make them suitable for all keys
  3. One's customary frame of mind or natural disposition; nature
The basic character or qualities of humanity:
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  1. The basic character or qualities of humanity:
  2. The fundamental character or disposition of a person; temperament:
  3. The set of inherent characteristics or properties that distinguish something:
Any of the faculties by which stimuli from outside or inside the body are received and felt, as the faculties of hearing, sight, smell, touch, taste, and equilibrium.
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  1. Any of the faculties by which stimuli from outside or inside the body are received and felt, as the faculties of hearing, sight, smell, touch, taste, and equilibrium.
  2. An ability to feel, appreciate, or understand some quality
  3. Natural understanding or intelligence, especially in practical matters:
A group of interrelated ideas, activities, etc. that form, or are viewed as forming, a single whole
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  1. A group of interrelated ideas, activities, etc. that form, or are viewed as forming, a single whole
  2. A building or group of buildings used for a single purpose:
  3. In psychology, a group of related, often repressed ideas and impulses that compel characteristic or habitual patterns of thought, feelings, and behavior. No longer in scientific use.
An air of glamour, charm, or mystery
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  1. An air of glamour, charm, or mystery
  2. An aura of heightened value, interest, or meaning surrounding something, arising from attitudes and beliefs that impute special power or mystery to it:
A particular state of mind or emotion:
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  1. A particular state of mind or emotion:
  2. (Logic) Any of the various forms of valid syllogisms, as determined by the quantity and quality of their constituent propositions
  3. (Gram.) A characteristic of verbs that involves the speaker's attitude toward the action expressed, indicating whether this is regarded as a fact (indicative mood), as a matter of supposition, desire, possibility, etc. (subjunctive mood), or as a command (imperative mood); also, an analytic category based on this characteristic (mood is shown by inflection, as in Latin, or analytically with auxiliaries, as English may, might, should, or by both)
A quality or characteristic inherent in or ascribed to someone or something.
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  1. A quality or characteristic inherent in or ascribed to someone or something.
  2. An object used in literature or art as a symbol for a person, office, etc.
  3. A characteristic or quality of a person or thing
A distinguishing feature, as of a person's character.
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  1. A distinguishing feature, as of a person's character.
  2. A distinguishing quality or characteristic, as of personality
  3. A genetically determined characteristic or condition. Traits may be physical, such as hair color or leaf shape, or they may be behavioral, such as nesting in birds and burrowing in rodents. Traits typically result from the combined action of several genes, though some traits are expressed by a single gene.
A personal trait, especially a character trait:
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  1. A personal trait, especially a character trait:
  2. Basic nature; character; kind
  3. (Phonet.) The distinctive character of a vowel sound as determined by the resonance of the vocal cords and the shape of the air passage above the larynx when the sound is produced
A unique, distinct, or peculiar feature or thing
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  1. A unique, distinct, or peculiar feature or thing
  2. The condition or quality of being singular
  3. A point of infinite density and infinitesimal volume, at which space and time become infinitely distorted according to the theory of General Relativity. According to the big bang theory, a gravitational singularity existed at the beginning of the universe. Singularities are also believed to exist at the center of black holes.
A device or emblem worn as an insignia of rank, office, or membership in an organization.
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  1. A device or emblem worn as an insignia of rank, office, or membership in an organization.
  2. Any distinguishing mark, sign, or symbol
  3. A distinctive token, emblem, or sign worn to show rank, membership, achievement, etc.
A momentary shock or scare:
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  1. A momentary shock or scare:
  2. The right, duty, or opportunity to do something, esp. as coming to each of a number of people in regular order
  3. A distinctive, graceful, or artistic expression or arrangement of words:
A general quality, effect, or atmosphere:
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  1. A general quality, effect, or atmosphere:
  2. A quality or value of color; tint; shade
  3. The quality or character of sound.
The combination of distinctive features of literary or artistic expression, execution, or performance characterizing a particular person, group, school, or era.
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  1. The combination of distinctive features of literary or artistic expression, execution, or performance characterizing a particular person, group, school, or era.
  2. Manner or mode of expression in language, as distinct from the ideas expressed; way of using words to express thoughts
  3. A quality of imagination and individuality expressed in one's actions and tastes:
A particular look or facial expression; mien:
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  1. A particular look or facial expression; mien:
  2. (Gram.) A characteristic of verbs, expressed in some languages by inflection, indicating the nature of an action as being completed or single (called perfective or nonprogressive aspect), or as being uncompleted, repeated, or habitual (called imperfective or progressive aspect); also, an analytic category based on this characteristic
  3. Appearance to the eye, especially from a specific vantage point:
The combination of the four humors of cold, heat, moistness, and dryness in specific proportions, thought in ancient and medieval physiology to control the temperament and the constitution of the body.
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  1. The combination of the four humors of cold, heat, moistness, and dryness in specific proportions, thought in ancient and medieval physiology to control the temperament and the constitution of the body.
  2. General character, aspect, or appearance:
  3. The natural color, texture, and appearance of the skin, especially of the face.
That in which one specializes; a chosen expertise or talent.
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  1. That in which one specializes; a chosen expertise or talent.
  2. A thing specialized in; special interest, field of study or professional work, etc.
  3. A special quality, feature, point, characteristic, etc.
A force or principle believed to animate humans and often to endure after departing from the body of a person at death; the soul.
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  1. A force or principle believed to animate humans and often to endure after departing from the body of a person at death; the soul.
  2. A pervasive or essential attitude, quality, or principle:
  3. An individual person or personality thought of as showing or having some specific quality
A strong natural talent, aptitude, or inclination:
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  1. A strong natural talent, aptitude, or inclination:
  2. Either of two spirits, one good and one evil, supposed to influence one's destiny
  3. A person having such capacity or ability
One of the four fluids of the body, blood, phlegm, choler, and black bile, whose relative proportions were thought in ancient and medieval physiology to determine a person's disposition and general health.
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  1. One of the four fluids of the body, blood, phlegm, choler, and black bile, whose relative proportions were thought in ancient and medieval physiology to determine a person's disposition and general health.
  2. The quality that makes something laughable or amusing; funniness:
  3. The quality that makes something seem funny, amusing, or ludicrous; comicality
The presentation of events in a narrative work, especially a work of literature or film, such that characters in the narrative exist in isolation, uninfluenced by, unaware of, and unable to interact with the narrator or audience.
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  1. The presentation of events in a narrative work, especially a work of literature or film, such that characters in the narrative exist in isolation, uninfluenced by, unaware of, and unable to interact with the narrator or audience.
  2. The way that anything is constructed or put together; organization; form
  3. The rectangular image on a film screen, or the particular objects or activity focused on by the camera
The fruits of cereal grasses especially after having been harvested, considered as a group:
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  1. The fruits of cereal grasses especially after having been harvested, considered as a group:
  2. A small amount or the smallest amount possible:
  3. A painted, stamped, or printed design that imitates the pattern found in wood, leather, or stone.
One of the narrow, usually branching tubes or supporting parts forming the framework of an insect's wing or a leaf. Veins in insect wings carry hemolymph and contain a nerve. Veins in leaves contain vascular tissue, with the xylem usually occurring on the upper side of the vein (bringing in water and nutrients) and the phloem on the lower side (carrying away food).
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  1. One of the narrow, usually branching tubes or supporting parts forming the framework of an insect's wing or a leaf. Veins in insect wings carry hemolymph and contain a nerve. Veins in leaves contain vascular tissue, with the xylem usually occurring on the upper side of the vein (bringing in water and nutrients) and the phloem on the lower side (carrying away food).
  2. A more or less continuous body of minerals, igneous or sedimentary rock, etc., occupying a fissure or zone, differing in nature from the enclosing rock, and usually deposited from solution by circulating water
  3. Any distinctive quality or strain regarded as running through one's character, or a speech, writing, etc.
The mixture of gases surrounding the Earth or other celestial body, held in place by gravity. It forms distinct layers at different heights. The Earth's atmosphere consists, in ascending order, of the troposphere (containing 90% of the atmosphere's mass), the stratosphere, the mesosphere, the thermosphere, and the exosphere. The atmosphere is composed primarily of nitrogen (78%) and oxygen (21%) and plays a major role in the water cycle , the nitrogen cycle , and the carbon cycle .
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  1. The mixture of gases surrounding the Earth or other celestial body, held in place by gravity. It forms distinct layers at different heights. The Earth's atmosphere consists, in ascending order, of the troposphere (containing 90% of the atmosphere's mass), the stratosphere, the mesosphere, the thermosphere, and the exosphere. The atmosphere is composed primarily of nitrogen (78%) and oxygen (21%) and plays a major role in the water cycle , the nitrogen cycle , and the carbon cycle .
  2. An aesthetic quality or effect, especially a distinctive and pleasing one, associated with a particular place:
  3. An interesting, often exotic, effect produced by decoration, furnishings, etc.
A region of the earth having particular meteorological conditions:
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  1. A region of the earth having particular meteorological conditions:
  2. A region with certain prevailing weather conditions
  3. The general or average weather conditions of a certain region, including temperature, rainfall, and wind. On Earth, climate is most affected by latitude, the tilt of the Earth's axis, the movements of the Earth's wind belts, the difference in temperatures of land and sea, and topography. Human activity, especially relating to actions relating to the depletion of the ozone layer, is also an important factor.
A pervading or surrounding influence or condition; general mood or social environment
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  1. A pervading or surrounding influence or condition; general mood or social environment
  2. The colorless, odorless, tasteless mixture of gases that surrounds the Earth. Air consists of about 78 percent nitrogen and 21 percent oxygen, with the remaining part made up mainly of argon, carbon dioxide, neon, helium, methane, and krypton in decreasing order of volume. Air also contains varying amounts of water vapor, particulate matter such as dust and soot, and chemical pollutants.
  3. The general environment or condition, as in attitudes and ideas:
(Medicine) A sensation, as of a cold breeze or a bright light, that precedes the onset of certain disorders, such as an epileptic seizure or an attack of migraine.
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  1. (Medicine) A sensation, as of a cold breeze or a bright light, that precedes the onset of certain disorders, such as an epileptic seizure or an attack of migraine.
  2. A field of energy thought by some to emanate from all things in nature and to be visible to certain persons with psychic powers
  3. A particular atmosphere or quality that seems to arise from and surround a person or thing
Qualities of any individual as expressed by attitudes and physical and mental activities; distinctive individual qualities of a person, considered collectively
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  1. Qualities of any individual as expressed by attitudes and physical and mental activities; distinctive individual qualities of a person, considered collectively
  2. Remarks, usually of an offensive or disparaging nature, aimed at or referring to a person
  3. (Archaic) The quality or fact of being a person; personhood
The power or liberty to control, direct, or dispose:
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  1. The power or liberty to control, direct, or dispose:
  2. The power or authority to arrange, settle, or manage; control
  3. A putting in order or being put in order; arrangement
A kind or sort:
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  1. A kind or sort:
  2. Inborn character; innate disposition; inherent tendencies of a person
  3. Kind; sort; type
Cosmetics applied especially to the face.
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  1. Cosmetics applied especially to the face.
  2. The way in which an actor is made up for a role, as with a costume, wig, greasepaint, powder, etc.
  3. The arrangement of type, illustrations, etc. in a book, newspaper, page, etc.
(Music) A system of adjustment of the intervals between the tones of an instrument of fixed intonation: it may be pure temperament, in which the intervals are set exactly according to theory, or equal temperament, as in a piano, in which the pitch of the tones is adjusted slightly to make them suitable for all keys
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  1. (Music) A system of adjustment of the intervals between the tones of an instrument of fixed intonation: it may be pure temperament, in which the intervals are set exactly according to theory, or equal temperament, as in a piano, in which the pitch of the tones is adjusted slightly to make them suitable for all keys
  2. The manner of thinking, behaving, or reacting characteristic of a specific person.
  3. One's customary frame of mind or natural disposition; nature
The physical, or rarely mental, makeup of a person
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  1. The physical, or rarely mental, makeup of a person
  2. The physical makeup of a person:
  3. The way in which a thing is made up; structure; organization; makeup
The general opinion or judgment of the public about a person or thing:
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  1. The general opinion or judgment of the public about a person or thing:
  2. Estimation in which a person or thing is commonly held, whether favorable or not; character in the view of the public, the community, etc.; repute
  3. A widespread ascription of a characteristic or trait to a person or thing:
The aggregate of qualities and characteristics that distinguish one person or thing from others; character:
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  1. The aggregate of qualities and characteristics that distinguish one person or thing from others; character:
  2. The quality or condition of being individual, or different from others
  3. The quality or state of being individual; singularity:
Esteem; regard
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  1. Esteem; regard
  2. An opinion or judgment:
  3. The amount, extent, position, size, or value reached in an estimate:
(Computers) A collection of related, often adjacent items of data, treated as a unit.
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  1. (Computers) A collection of related, often adjacent items of data, treated as a unit.
  2. A musical recording that is issued on a medium of some kind.
  3. An account, as of information or facts, set down especially in writing as a means of preserving knowledge.
The diameter of a cylindrical body or of its hollowed interior
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  1. The diameter of a cylindrical body or of its hollowed interior
  2. The diameter of the bore of a firearm, usually shown in hundredths or thousandths of an inch and expressed in writing or print in terms of a decimal fraction:
  3. Degree of worth or value of a person or thing; quality or ability
(Sports) A listing of individual competitors or of teams in a league according to their record of performance.
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  1. (Sports) A listing of individual competitors or of teams in a league according to their record of performance.
  2. A list showing rank or order, as in achievement, resources, etc.
  3. (Law) The right or capacity of a party to assert a particular cause of action in a court of law, based on such factors as whether the party is authorized by law to sue and has sufficient stake in the outcome to ensure that the case will be properly presented.
A person or thing having the features of a group or class:
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  1. A person or thing having the features of a group or class:
  2. An example or a model having the ideal features of a group or class; an embodiment:
  3. A size or style of printed or typewritten characters; a typeface:
A desirable form:
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  1. A desirable form:
  2. The condition of something with regard to effectiveness, use, or appearance:
  3. That quality of a thing which depends on the relative position of all points composing its outline or external surface; physical or spatial form
(Phonet.) The distinctive character of a vowel sound as determined by the resonance of the vocal cords and the shape of the air passage above the larynx when the sound is produced
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  1. (Phonet.) The distinctive character of a vowel sound as determined by the resonance of the vocal cords and the shape of the air passage above the larynx when the sound is produced
  2. Basic nature; character; kind
  3. Superiority of kind:
A particular costume showing rank, status, etc.
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  1. A particular costume showing rank, status, etc.
  2. Characteristic appearance, form, or manner of growth, especially of a plant or crystal:
  3. A distinctive set of clothing or style of dressing, especially of a religious order.
The look or outward aspect of a person or thing
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  1. The look or outward aspect of a person or thing
  2. The act or an instance of coming into public view:
  3. A superficial aspect; a semblance:
One who lets, or lets out.
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  1. One who lets, or lets out.
  2. A written or printed symbol employed to represent a speech sound or sounds; character in an alphabet: in some languages, as English, some words contain letters that are no longer sounded
  3. A written or printed message to a person or group, usually sent by mail in an envelope
A conventional figure or device that stands for a word, phrase, or operation; a symbol, as in mathematics or in musical notation.
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  1. A conventional figure or device that stands for a word, phrase, or operation; a symbol, as in mathematics or in musical notation.
  2. An act or gesture used to convey an idea, a desire, information, or a command:
  3. Sign of the zodiac
Impression or appearance made:
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  1. Impression or appearance made:
  2. The outline, form, or silhouette of a thing:
  3. (Rhetoric) figure of speech
An allegorical picture usually inscribed with a verse or motto presenting a moral lesson.
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  1. An allegorical picture usually inscribed with a verse or motto presenting a moral lesson.
  2. A visible symbol of a thing, idea, class of people, etc.; object or representation that stands for or suggests something else
  3. A sign, badge, or device
(Archaic) The quality or fact of being a particular person; personal identity; individuality
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  1. (Archaic) The quality or fact of being a particular person; personal identity; individuality
  2. Qualities of any individual as expressed by attitudes and physical and mental activities; distinctive individual qualities of a person, considered collectively
  3. Remarks, usually of an offensive or disparaging nature, aimed at or referring to a person
Impression or appearance made:
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  1. Impression or appearance made:
  2. (--- Mathematics) A geometric form consisting of any combination of points, lines, or planes:
  3. The outline, form, or silhouette of a thing:
A character in a literary work.
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  1. A character in a literary work.
  2. A person of distinction.
  3. (The addition of quotations indicative of this usage is being sought): A famous or important person.
(Physics) A disk or wheel having its axis of revolution displaced from its center so that it is capable of imparting reciprocating motion.
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  1. (Physics) A disk or wheel having its axis of revolution displaced from its center so that it is capable of imparting reciprocating motion.
  2. An odd or unconventional person
  3. One that deviates markedly from an established norm, especially a person of odd or unconventional behavior.
One that is odd.
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  1. One that is odd.
  2. An odd or strange thing or opinion.
  3. A strange person; an oddball.
An eccentric person, especially one who is unduly zealous.
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  1. An eccentric person, especially one who is unduly zealous.
  2. A handle or arm bent at right angles and connected to a shaft of a machine, used to transmit motion or to change rotary motion into reciprocating motion, or vice versa
  3. (Rare) A fanciful or unusual turn of speech or thought; conceit
A ridge of ebony or other hard material at the top of the fingerboard of a stringed instrument, over which the strings pass
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  1. A ridge of ebony or other hard material at the top of the fingerboard of a stringed instrument, over which the strings pass
  2. (Informal) A foolish, crazy, or eccentric person
  3. A dry, indehiscent simple fruit consisting of one seed surrounded by a hard and thick pericarp (fruit wall). The seed does not adhere to the pericarp but is connected to it by the funiculus. A nut is similar to an achene but larger. Acorns, beechnuts, chestnuts, and hazelnuts are true nuts. Informally, other edible seeds or dry fruits enclosed in a hard or leathery shell are also called nuts, though they are not true nuts. For instance, an almond kernel is actually the seed of a drupe. Its familiar whitish shell is an endocarp found within the greenish fruit of the almond tree. Peanuts are actually individual seeds from a seed pod called a legume.
(Informal) A peculiar or eccentric person; a character.
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  1. (Informal) A peculiar or eccentric person; a character.
  2. (Linguistics) In traditional grammar, a distinct form of a noun, pronoun, or modifier that is used to express one or more particular syntactic relationships to other words in a sentence.
  3. An instance or occurrence of a particular kind or category:
(Idiomatic) An unusual person, especially an individual with an idiosyncratic personality or peculiar behavioral characteristics.
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  1. (Idiomatic) An unusual person, especially an individual with an idiosyncratic personality or peculiar behavioral characteristics.
A person regarded as eccentric.
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  1. A person regarded as eccentric.
(Slang) A person or thing that is weird, strange, odd, bizarre, etc.
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  1. (Slang) A person or thing that is weird, strange, odd, bizarre, etc.
An eccentric person, especially one with bizarre ideas.
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  1. An eccentric person, especially one with bizarre ideas.
  2. A mentally unbalanced or eccentric person; often, specif., a person who holds or is a proponent of a highly unorthodox or eccentric belief
A small piece; a bit.
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  1. A small piece; a bit.
  2. A relatively thin, sharp-edged stone fragment removed from a core or from another flake by striking or prying, serving as a tool or blade itself or as a blank for making other tools.
  3. (Slang) A somewhat eccentric person; an oddball.
(Informal) A person regarded as eccentric, crazy, etc.
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  1. (Informal) A person regarded as eccentric, crazy, etc.
An abnormally formed organism, especially one regarded as a curiosity.
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  1. An abnormally formed organism, especially one regarded as a curiosity.
  2. Any abnormal animal, person, or plant; monstrosity
  3. A thing or occurrence that is markedly unusual or irregular:
Steadfast adherence to a strict moral or ethical code:
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  1. Steadfast adherence to a strict moral or ethical code:
  2. The quality or state of being unimpaired; perfect condition; soundness
  3. The quality or condition of being whole or undivided; completeness:
A source or cause of credit:
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  1. A source or cause of credit:
  2. Good name; reputation:
  3. A sense of principled uprightness of character; personal integrity:
Complete and confirmed integrity; uprightness:
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  1. Complete and confirmed integrity; uprightness:
  2. Uprightness in one's dealings; integrity
  1. Courage, fortitude, or strength
  2. The column of bones along the center of the back of vertebrate animals, including humans, made up of separate bones connected by the spinal cord, ligaments, and disk-shaped cartilage; spine
  3. Strength of character; determination:
An essential element or constituent; integral portion which can be separated, replaced, etc.
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  1. An essential element or constituent; integral portion which can be separated, replaced, etc.
  2. Any of several equal portions or fractions that can constitute a whole or into which a whole can be divided:
  3. (--- Math.) An aliquot part
(Psychol.) The outer personality or facade presented to others by an individual
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  1. (Psychol.) The outer personality or facade presented to others by an individual
  2. The role that one assumes or displays in public or society; one's public image or personality, as distinguished from the inner self.
  3. The character represented by the voice of the speaker in a literary work.
The combination of the four humors of cold, heat, moistness, and dryness in specific proportions, thought in ancient and medieval physiology to control the temperament and the constitution of the body.
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  1. The combination of the four humors of cold, heat, moistness, and dryness in specific proportions, thought in ancient and medieval physiology to control the temperament and the constitution of the body.
  2. The natural color, texture, and appearance of the skin, especially of the face.
  3. General appearance or nature; character; aspect
A putting in order or being put in order; arrangement
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  1. A putting in order or being put in order; arrangement
  2. One's usual mood; temperament:
  3. One's customary frame of mind; one's nature or temperament
Cosmetics applied especially to the face.
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  1. Cosmetics applied especially to the face.
  2. Nature; disposition; constitution
  3. The qualities or temperament that constitute a personality; disposition:
The basic character or qualities of humanity:
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  1. The basic character or qualities of humanity:
  2. A kind or sort:
  3. Heredity:
Qualities of any individual as expressed by attitudes and physical and mental activities; distinctive individual qualities of a person, considered collectively
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  1. Qualities of any individual as expressed by attitudes and physical and mental activities; distinctive individual qualities of a person, considered collectively
  2. The totality of behavioral traits that are peculiar to a specific nonhuman animal:
  3. Remarks, usually of an offensive or disparaging nature, aimed at or referring to a person
Character or nature; quality
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  1. Character or nature; quality
  2. Any of various elongated cells or threadlike structures, especially a muscle fiber or a nerve fiber.
  3. Strength of character; fortitude:
Any of a genus (Lunaria) of plants of the crucifer family, with purple and white flowers and large, flat, oval pods; esp., a plant (L. annua) whose pods are used in winter bouquets
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  1. Any of a genus (Lunaria) of plants of the crucifer family, with purple and white flowers and large, flat, oval pods; esp., a plant (L. annua) whose pods are used in winter bouquets
  2. The state or quality of being honest
  3. (Uncountable) The act, quality, or condition of being honest
Steadfast adherence to a strict moral or ethical code:
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  1. Steadfast adherence to a strict moral or ethical code:
  2. The quality or condition of being whole or undivided; completeness:
  3. The quality or state of being of sound moral principle; uprightness, honesty, and sincerity
A fundamental truth, law, doctrine, or motivating force, upon which others are based
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  1. A fundamental truth, law, doctrine, or motivating force, upon which others are based
  2. A rule or law concerning the functioning of natural phenomena or mechanical processes:
  3. A basic or essential quality or element determining intrinsic nature or characteristic behavior:
A quality or characteristic inherent in or ascribed to someone or something.
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  1. A quality or characteristic inherent in or ascribed to someone or something.
  2. An object used in literature or art as a symbol for a person, office, etc.
  3. A characteristic or quality of a person or thing
(Mathematics) The least number of times the multiplicative identity in a ring needs to be added to itself to reach the additive identity, or, if the additive identity is never reached, zero. The integers have a characteristic of zero; the integers modulo 12 have a characteristic of 12.
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  1. (Mathematics) The least number of times the multiplicative identity in a ring needs to be added to itself to reach the additive identity, or, if the additive identity is never reached, zero. The integers have a characteristic of zero; the integers modulo 12 have a characteristic of 12.
  2. A feature that helps to identify, tell apart, or describe recognizably; a distinguishing mark or trait.
  3. A distinguishing trait, feature, or quality; peculiarity
A special story, article, etc. in a newspaper or magazine, often prominently displayed
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  1. A special story, article, etc. in a newspaper or magazine, often prominently displayed
  2. A prominent or distinctive part, quality, or characteristic:
  3. (Linguistics) A property of linguistic units or forms:
A standard of quality, proficiency, propriety, etc.
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  1. A standard of quality, proficiency, propriety, etc.
  2. A name, logo, or other indicator used to indicate ownership, origin, or level of quality.
  3. A recognized standard of quality:
A notable or distinctive feature or characteristic.
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  1. A notable or distinctive feature or characteristic.
  2. The quality or state of being peculiar; individuality; singularity.
  3. The quality or condition of being peculiar
Any trait or attribute proper to a thing or, formerly, to a person; characteristic quality; peculiarity; specif., any of the principal characteristics of a substance, esp. as determined by the senses or by its effect on another substance
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  1. Any trait or attribute proper to a thing or, formerly, to a person; characteristic quality; peculiarity; specif., any of the principal characteristics of a substance, esp. as determined by the senses or by its effect on another substance
  2. (Logic) A quality common to all members of a species or class
  3. An attribute, characteristic, or quality:
An inherent or distinguishing characteristic; a property:
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  1. An inherent or distinguishing characteristic; a property:
  2. Those in a high social position:
  3. Superiority of kind:
The quality of something that is perceived as taste or smell:
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  1. The quality of something that is perceived as taste or smell:
  2. That quality of a thing which acts on the sense of taste or of smell
  3. Characteristic quality; distinctive property
A genetically determined characteristic or condition:
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  1. A genetically determined characteristic or condition:
  2. A distinguishing feature, as of a person's character.
  3. A distinguishing quality or characteristic, as of personality
  1. An act of recommending
  2. The act of recommending, or calling attention to, a person or thing as suited to some purpose
  3. Something that recommends, especially a favorable statement concerning character or qualifications.
Meaning or denotation:
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  1. Meaning or denotation:
  2. Significance for a specified matter; relation or relationship:
  3. A mention or allusion
A written affirmation of another's character or worth; a personal recommendation.
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  1. A written affirmation of another's character or worth; a personal recommendation.
  2. A statement testifying to a person's qualifications, character, etc. or to the merits of some product, service, etc.; letter or statement of recommendation
  3. A statement in support of a particular truth, fact, or claim.
Representation or repute, as opposed to reality:
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  1. Representation or repute, as opposed to reality:
  2. A distinguished reputation:
  3. A reputation:
A spoken or written account of an event, usually presented in detail:
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  1. A spoken or written account of an event, usually presented in detail:
  2. A statement or account brought in and presented, often for publication
  3. A formal account of the proceedings or transactions of a group:
Such estimation when favorable; good repute; good name
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  1. Such estimation when favorable; good repute; good name
  2. A widespread ascription of a characteristic or trait to a person or thing:
  3. The general character of being thought of as specified; name
A unit of absorbed radiation dose, equal to the amount of ionizing radiation that will transfer 93 ergs of energy to 1 gram of water or living tissue.
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  1. A unit of absorbed radiation dose, equal to the amount of ionizing radiation that will transfer 93 ergs of energy to 1 gram of water or living tissue.
  2. A repetition of a particular movement or action, as in weightlifting.
  3. A dosage of any ionizing radiation that will produce upon absorption in living tissues a rise in energy equal to that produced by one roentgen of X-ray or gamma-ray radiation
A person holding a high, dignified position or office
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  1. A person holding a high, dignified position or office
  2. An important or influential person, or one of high rank or position
(--- Roman Catholic Church) Used with His or Your as a title and form of address for a cardinal.
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  1. (--- Roman Catholic Church) Used with His or Your as a title and form of address for a cardinal.
  2. Superiority in rank, position, character, achievement, etc.; greatness; celebrity
  3. A person of eminence
A section of blank film or recording tape at the beginning of a reel, for use in threading, etc.
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  1. A section of blank film or recording tape at the beginning of a reel, for use in threading, etc.
  2. One who has influence or power, especially of a political nature.
  3. A person or thing that leads; directing, commanding, or guiding head, as of a group or activity
A large, powerful cat (Panthera leo), found in Africa and SW Asia, with a tawny coat, a tufted tail, and, in the adult male, a shaggy mane: in folklore and fable the lion is king of beasts
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  1. A large, powerful cat (Panthera leo), found in Africa and SW Asia, with a tawny coat, a tufted tail, and, in the adult male, a shaggy mane: in folklore and fable the lion is king of beasts
  2. A person of great courage or strength
  3. A prominent person who is in demand socially; celebrity
A person of wealth and prominence.
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  1. A person of wealth and prominence.
  2. (By extension) A person with a grandiose style or manner.
  3. (By extension) Someone of great wealth or importance.
The quality of being notable
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  1. The quality of being notable
  2. The state or quality of being eminent or worthy of notice.
  3. (Countable) A notable or eminent person
A person of distinction or great reputation.
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  1. A person of distinction or great reputation.
  2. One of a council of prominent persons in pre-Revolutionary France called into assembly to deliberate at times of emergency.
  3. A person of distinction; famous or well-known person
(The addition of quotations indicative of this usage is being sought): A famous or important person.
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  1. (The addition of quotations indicative of this usage is being sought): A famous or important person.
  2. A character in a literary work.
  3. A person of distinction.
A major player in the field in question: someone who is in the big time
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  1. A major player in the field in question: someone who is in the big time
(Informal) A person of great importance or influence.
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  1. (Informal) A person of great importance or influence.
  2. One of above average weight.
  3. A person or animal weighing much more than average
A recognised person, a celebrity.
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  1. A recognised person, a celebrity.
  2. A person of importance:
  3. An unspecified or unknown person; someone.
A person unknown or not named; some person; somebody
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  1. A person unknown or not named; some person; somebody
  2. A partially specified but unnamed person.
  3. Some person.
(Initialism) Very important person.
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  1. (Initialism) Very important person.
  2. A person of great importance or influence, especially a dignitary who commands special treatment.
  3. (Informal) A high-ranking official or important guest, esp. one accorded special treatment
(Slang) A person regarded as important or influential
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  1. (Slang) A person regarded as important or influential
  2. (Idiomatic) A person with a reputation of importance or power.
A very important person.
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  1. A very important person.
(Informal) An important, influential person
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  1. (Informal) An important, influential person
A high muckamuck.
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  1. An odd or strange thing or opinion.
  2. One that is odd.
  3. A strange person; an oddball.
A pristine form or primary type that has given rise to varieties
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  1. A pristine form or primary type that has given rise to varieties
  2. A first form or model from which others are made or developed:
  3. An authentic work of art:
A business card.
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  1. A business card.
  2. A card to advertise or announce an event, product, etc.
  3. A compass card.
The characters of a drama, novel, etc.
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  1. The characters of a drama, novel, etc.
  2. The role that one assumes or displays in public or society; one's public image or personality, as distinguished from the inner self.
  3. The character represented by the voice of the speaker in a literary work.
A character in history, a play, a novel, etc.
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  1. A character in history, a play, a novel, etc.
  2. A person of importance or distinction; notable
  3. A character in a literary work.
A posted notice bearing a designation, direction, or command:
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  1. A posted notice bearing a designation, direction, or command:
  2. Sign language.
  3. Sign of the zodiac
A person who represents a quality, movement, etc.
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  1. A person who represents a quality, movement, etc.
  2. A printed or written sign used to represent an operation, element, quantity, quality, or relation, as in mathematics or music.
  3. (Psychology) An object or image that an individual unconsciously uses to represent repressed thoughts, feelings, or impulses:
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