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Weak; not strong
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  1. Weak; not strong
  2. Having little intensity or strength; faint:
  3. Without force or effectiveness
Having a whirling, dazed sensation; giddy; lightheaded
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  1. Having a whirling, dazed sensation; giddy; lightheaded
  2. Bewildered or confused:
  3. Having a sensation of whirling, with a tendency to fall; giddy; feeling unbalanced or lightheaded.
Not clear or distinct in character; lacking definition, distinction, strength, etc.
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  1. Not clear or distinct in character; lacking definition, distinction, strength, etc.
  2. Emitting only a small amount of light; faint:
  3. Weak or diminished; feeble:
Not clear in meaning or expression; inexplicit.
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  1. Not clear in meaning or expression; inexplicit.
  2. Lacking definite shape, form, or character; indistinct:
  3. Indistinctly felt, perceived, understood, or recalled; hazy:
Faint; dim:
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  1. Faint; dim:
  2. Not seen, heard, or perceived clearly; faint; dim; obscure
  3. Hazy; vague:
Filled with haze; somewhat foggy, misty, or smoky
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  1. Filled with haze; somewhat foggy, misty, or smoky
  2. Marked by the presence of haze; misty:
  3. Somewhat vague, obscure, confused, or indefinite
Impossible to hear:
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  1. Impossible to hear:
  2. Not audible; that cannot be heard or be distinctly heard
  3. Unable to be heard or not loud enough to be heard.
Hazy; vague:
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  1. Hazy; vague:
  2. Not clearly or sharply delineated:
  3. Not seen, heard, or perceived clearly; faint; dim; obscure
Excited or tense, often to the point of holding the breath:
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  1. Excited or tense, often to the point of holding the breath:
  2. Still and heavy, as the air; stifling
  3. Of or characteristic of writing having a light, superficial, or dramatic, fast-paced style intended to excite the interest of the reader
Relatively small. Used of a cost, price, or other value:
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  1. Relatively small. Used of a cost, price, or other value:
  2. Cut to show the wearer's neck and chest; décolleté:
  3. Not loud; soft:
Not having a sharp edge or point; blunt:
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  1. Not having a sharp edge or point; blunt:
  2. Not pointed or sharp; blunt; not keen
  3. Not clear or resonant:
Not bright; somewhat dark
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  1. Not bright; somewhat dark
  2. Not clear or distinct in character; lacking definition, distinction, strength, etc.
  3. Emitting only a small amount of light; faint:
Mute or subdued; softened:
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  1. Mute or subdued; softened:
  2. Muffled; indistinct:
  3. (Music) Produced by or provided with a mute.
Having a rough, husky voice, esp. temporarily as from irritation of the throat or vocal cords
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  1. Having a rough, husky voice, esp. temporarily as from irritation of the throat or vocal cords
  2. Harsh and grating in sound; sounding rough and husky
  3. Afflicted by a dry, quite harsh voice.
Easily molded, cut, or worked:
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  1. Easily molded, cut, or worked:
  2. Gentle; low; not loud or harsh
  3. Having a low or lower power of penetration:
Tending to soothe.
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Reduced; lowered; restrained; as, to speak with bated breath.
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  1. Reduced; lowered; restrained; as, to speak with bated breath.
Not showy or bright; subdued:
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  1. Not showy or bright; subdued:
  2. Providing or allowing relaxation; restful; soothing:
  3. Making or characterized by little or no noise:
Having a moderate slope:
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  1. Having a moderate slope:
  2. Having a low tone or a low range of tone
  3. Of a sound, having a comparatively low pitch.
Very quietly. In soft tones.
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  1. Very quietly. In soft tones.
Far removed or apart in time:
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  1. Far removed or apart in time:
  2. Separate or apart in space.
  3. Coming from or going to a distance:
Quiet or withdrawn
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  1. Quiet or withdrawn
  2. Reduced or low in intensity; muted
Not violent, harsh, or rough
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  1. Not violent, harsh, or rough
  2. Easily managed or handled; docile:
  3. Not harsh or severe; mild and soft:
(Linguistics): aspirated.
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Easily broken; frail
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  1. Easily broken; frail
  2. Without force or effectiveness
  3. Having little intensity or strength; faint:
Being within reasonable limits; not excessive or extreme:
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  1. Being within reasonable limits; not excessive or extreme:
  2. Not violent or subject to extremes; mild or calm; temperate:
  3. Of average or medium quality, amount, scope, range, etc.
Of or referring to a phonetic feature that distinguishes sounds produced at the periphery of the vocal tract, as in labial and velar consonants and back vowels.
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  1. Of or referring to a phonetic feature that distinguishes sounds produced at the periphery of the vocal tract, as in labial and velar consonants and back vowels.
  2. Not light or trifling in nature or in consequence; grievous
  3. Low or deep in pitch
Of a grave or extreme nature:
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  1. Of a grave or extreme nature:
  2. Extending far inward from an outer surface:
  3. Low in pitch; resonant:
Deep and slow sounding.
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Dense; thick:
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  1. Dense; thick:
  2. Loud, deep, and resounding
  3. Too dense or rich to digest easily:
Distant; remote
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  1. Distant; remote
  2. Alternative spelling of far-off.
  3. Remote, either in time or space.
Having a smooth, level surface; having little or no depression or elevation
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  1. Having a smooth, level surface; having little or no depression or elevation
  2. (Phonet.) Designating the vowel a when it represents the sound (a) as in had or hat, articulated with the tongue in a relatively level position
  3. Having a relatively broad level surface in relation to thickness or depth:
Lacking radiance or intensity:
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  1. Lacking radiance or intensity:
  2. Sparsely supplied or provided; scanty:
  3. Having relatively small diameter in relation to length
(Archaic) Sweet to taste or smell
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  1. (Archaic) Sweet to taste or smell
  2. Having a soothing, agreeable quality.
  3. Soothing or pleasant to hear; sweet-sounding; melodious
Not plain or distinct to the senses or the mind; esp., so slight, gradual, subtle, etc. as not to be easily perceived
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  1. Not plain or distinct to the senses or the mind; esp., so slight, gradual, subtle, etc. as not to be easily perceived
  2. So subtle, slight, or gradual as to be barely perceptible:
An act or instance of swooning
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  1. An act or instance of swooning
  2. (Informal) A period of poor performance
  3. A fainting spell; syncope.
The state of lacking consciousness, of being unconscious
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An elimination or concealing of all lights that might be visible to an enemy, as during an air raid, at night
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  1. An elimination or concealing of all lights that might be visible to an enemy, as during an air raid, at night
  2. The sudden extinguishment of all stage lights in a theater to indicate the passage of time or to mark the end of an act or scene.
  3. A cutoff of electric power, especially as a result of a shortage, a mechanical failure, or overuse by consumers.
Loss of sounds or letters from the middle of a word, as in the pronunciation of Gloucester (glästər)
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  1. Loss of sounds or letters from the middle of a word, as in the pronunciation of Gloucester (glästər)
  2. A brief loss of consciousness caused by inadequate blood flow to the brain.
  3. (Grammar) The shortening of a word by omission of a sound, letter, or syllable from the middle of the word; for example, bos'n for boatswain.
To faint
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  1. To faint
  2. To be overwhelmed by ecstatic joy.
  3. To feel strong, esp. rapturous, emotion
(--- Theology) To lose primordial innocence and happiness. Used of humanity as a result of the Fall.
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  1. (--- Theology) To lose primordial innocence and happiness. Used of humanity as a result of the Fall.
  2. To pass into a particular state, condition, or situation:
  3. To come forth as if by falling; issue:
To fall; come down
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  1. To fall; come down
  2. To cause to fall, as by wounding, killing, or hitting
  3. To fall in drops
To cause to fold, break down, or fall down or inward.
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  1. To cause to fold, break down, or fall down or inward.
  2. To fall down or fall to pieces, as when supports or sides fail to hold; cave in; shrink together suddenly
  3. To fall down, as from a blow or exhaustion
To die, especially from a disease or injury.
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  1. To die, especially from a disease or injury.
  2. To give way (to); yield; submit
  3. To submit to an overpowering force or yield to an overwhelming desire; give up or give in.
(Simile) To fall asleep quickly.
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  1. (Simile) To fall asleep quickly.
Pleasantly warm and breezy
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  1. Pleasantly warm and breezy
  2. Having the qualities of balm; soothing, fragrant, etc.
  3. Mild and pleasant:
Beautifully fine in texture, quality, or workmanship
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  1. Beautifully fine in texture, quality, or workmanship
  2. Easily broken or damaged:
  3. Fine or soft in touch or skill:
Not violent, harsh, or rough
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  1. Not violent, harsh, or rough
  2. Easily managed or handled; docile:
  3. Not harsh or severe; mild and soft:
Gentle or kind in disposition, action, or effect; not severe, harsh, bitter, etc.
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  1. Gentle or kind in disposition, action, or effect; not severe, harsh, bitter, etc.
  2. Moderate in type, degree, effect, or force:
  3. Having a soft, pleasant taste or flavor; not strong, sour, bitter, biting, or sharp
Free from hair, whiskers, or stubble:
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  1. Free from hair, whiskers, or stubble:
  2. Having a fine texture:
  3. Easy-going; serene:
Not stern; lenient:
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  1. Not stern; lenient:
  2. Easily molded, cut, or worked:
  3. Mild; balmy:
Easily broken; frail
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  1. Easily broken; frail
  2. Lacking bodily strength; weak:
  3. Weak; not strong
Lacking vitality; feeble; infirm
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  1. Lacking vitality; feeble; infirm
  2. Lacking aptitude or skill:
  3. Lacking persuasiveness; unconvincing:
Not significant or important enough to be worth considering; trifling.
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  1. Not significant or important enough to be worth considering; trifling.
  2. That can be neglected or disregarded because small, unimportant, etc.; trifling
  3. Able to be ignored or excluded from consideration; too small or unimportant to be of concern.
Located away from the inside or center:
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  1. Located away from the inside or center:
  2. Leading to the outside
  3. Very unlikely; remote:
Operating or controlled from a distance:
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  1. Operating or controlled from a distance:
  2. Far removed in connection or relevance:
  3. Far off in (past or future) time
Of little force or validity; having slight foundation; feeble
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  1. Of little force or validity; having slight foundation; feeble
  2. Small in width or girth; narrow
  3. Small or limited in amount, size, extent, etc.; meager
Light in form or build; not stout or heavy; slender
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  1. Light in form or build; not stout or heavy; slender
  2. Of small importance or consideration; trifling:
  3. Small, weak, or gentle; not decidedly marked; not forcible; inconsiderable; unimportant; insignificant; not severe.
Small in girth in proportion to height or length; slender
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  1. Small in girth in proportion to height or length; slender
  2. Small in quantity or amount; meager:
(Of eyes or vision) dim, unclear from water or rheum.
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  1. (Of eyes or vision) dim, unclear from water or rheum.
  2. Made dim by tears, mucus, etc.
  3. Blurred; dim; indistinct; misty
Watery, filmy, or unable to see clearly:
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  1. Watery, filmy, or unable to see clearly:
  2. Dim or blurred, as the eyes are from lack of rest or when one first awakens
  3. Vaguely outlined; indistinct:
Not transparent or clear.
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  1. Not transparent or clear.
  2. Obscure; vague; not clear
  3. Uncertain; unclear.
Emitting only a small amount of light; faint:
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  1. Emitting only a small amount of light; faint:
  2. Not clearly seen, heard, perceived, or understood; vague
  3. Not clear or distinct in character; lacking definition, distinction, strength, etc.
Confused; perplexed
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  1. Confused; perplexed
  2. (Figuratively) Confused, befuddled, etc.
  3. Obscured by mist or fog; unclear; hazy
Not clear; indistinct:
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  1. Not clear; indistinct:
  2. Covered with fuzz or a large number of tiny loose fibres like a carpet or many stuffed animals. Mentioned in the popular nursery rhyme Fuzzy wuzzy was a bear.
  3. Not clear, distinct, or precise; blurred
Filled with haze; somewhat foggy, misty, or smoky
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  1. Filled with haze; somewhat foggy, misty, or smoky
  2. Marked by the presence of haze; misty:
  3. Somewhat vague, obscure, confused, or indefinite
  1. Undecided or uncertain.
  2. Not precise or clear in meaning; vague
  3. Unclear; vague.
Not separate or separable; not clearly marked off; not plainly defined
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  1. Not separate or separable; not clearly marked off; not plainly defined
  2. Hazy; vague:
  3. Not seen, heard, or perceived clearly; faint; dim; obscure
Full of tender emotion; sentimental:
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  1. Full of tender emotion; sentimental:
  2. Vague; hazy:
  3. Obscure or vague
Not readily noticed or seen; inconspicuous:
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  1. Not readily noticed or seen; inconspicuous:
  2. So faintly perceptible as to lack clear delineation; indistinct:
  3. Out of sight; hidden:
Little known or understood; obscure or mysterious:
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  1. Little known or understood; obscure or mysterious:
  2. Dim; indistinct
  3. (Of character) Dark, obscure.
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  1. Not easy to see or read; indecipherable or unreadable.
  2. Ambiguous; liable to more than one interpretation.
  3. Not clearly defined; not explicit.
Indistinctly felt, perceived, understood, or recalled; hazy:
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  1. Indistinctly felt, perceived, understood, or recalled; hazy:
  2. Not sharp, certain, or precise in thought, feeling, or expression
  3. Indefinite in shape, form, or character; hazily or indistinctly seen or sensed
The sudden extinguishment of all stage lights in a theater to indicate the passage of time or to mark the end of an act or scene.
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  1. The sudden extinguishment of all stage lights in a theater to indicate the passage of time or to mark the end of an act or scene.
  2. An elimination or concealing of all lights that might be visible to an enemy, as during an air raid, at night
  3. A cutoff of electric power, especially as a result of a shortage, a mechanical failure, or overuse by consumers.
An act or instance of swooning
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  1. An act or instance of swooning
  2. (Informal) A period of poor performance
  3. A fainting spell; syncope.
Loss of sounds or letters from the middle of a word, as in the pronunciation of Gloucester (glästər)
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  1. Loss of sounds or letters from the middle of a word, as in the pronunciation of Gloucester (glästər)
  2. A brief loss of consciousness caused by inadequate blood flow to the brain.
  3. (Grammar) The shortening of a word by omission of a sound, letter, or syllable from the middle of the word; for example, bos'n for boatswain.
To faint
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  1. To faint
  2. To be overwhelmed by ecstatic joy.
  3. To feel strong, esp. rapturous, emotion
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