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Going beyond what is right or proper; excessively forward:
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  1. Going beyond what is right or proper; excessively forward:
  2. Too bold or forward; taking too much for granted; showing overconfidence, arrogance, or effrontery
To direct (a spoken or written message) to the attention of:
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  1. To direct (a spoken or written message) to the attention of:
  2. To dispatch or consign (a ship, for example) to an agent or factor.
  3. To mark with a destination:
Proceeding in steps; continuing steadily by increments:
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  1. Proceeding in steps; continuing steadily by increments:
  2. Proceeding in steps; continuing steadily by increments, as of a course of treatment.
  3. Moving forward or onward
Moving or tending forward.
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  1. Moving or tending forward.
  2. Moving or directed onward or ahead; advancing
A river of south-central Scotland flowing about 100 km (60 mi) eastward to the Firth of Forth, a wide inlet of the North Sea.
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  1. A river of south-central Scotland flowing about 100 km (60 mi) eastward to the Firth of Forth, a wide inlet of the North Sea.
  2. Common misspelling of fourth.
Of or pertaining to propulsion
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  1. Of or pertaining to propulsion
  2. Serving to propel
(Phonet.) Articulated with the tongue in a position toward the front of the mouth
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  1. (Phonet.) Articulated with the tongue in a position toward the front of the mouth
  2. Of, relating to, aimed at, or located in the front:
  3. The boundary between two air masses that have different temperatures or humidity. In the mid-latitude areas of the Earth, where warm tropical air meets cooler polar air, the systems of fronts define the weather and often cause precipitation to form. Warm air, being lighter than cold air, tends to rise, cool, and condense along such boundaries, forming rain or snow.
Preceding all others in a series; before any other; 1st
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  1. Preceding all others in a series; before any other; 1st
  2. Corresponding in order to the number one.
  3. Ranking above all others, as in importance or quality; foremost:
More prominent or important than others, especially in position or rank:
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  1. More prominent or important than others, especially in position or rank:
  2. First in rank or importance; leading
Not pertinent or suitable
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  1. Not pertinent or suitable
  2. Not showing proper respect or manners; insolent; impudent
  3. Exceeding the limits of propriety or good manners; improperly forward or bold:
Not saline or salty:
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  1. Not saline or salty:
  2. Not preserved, as by canning, smoking, or freezing:
  3. Revived or reinvigorated; refreshed:
To aid the growth or progress of:
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  1. To aid the growth or progress of:
  2. To serve as an advance person for a trip to be made by a politician or a dignitary.
  3. To cause to move forward:
To give help to; aid
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  1. To give help to; aid
  2. To work with as a helper or assistant
To give aid to; promote
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  1. To give aid to; promote
  2. To help the progress of; promote.
  3. In addition; moreover
To help bring about or further the growth or establishment of
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  1. To help bring about or further the growth or establishment of
  2. To contribute to the progress or growth of; further.
  3. To raise or advance to a higher position or rank
(Informal) To cause (votes, a political delegation, etc.) to go to the support of a particular candidate or cause
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  1. (Informal) To cause (votes, a political delegation, etc.) to go to the support of a particular candidate or cause
  2. To give birth to:
  3. To express in words; declare or utter:
(--- Electronics) To send (a signal), as by wire or radio.
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  1. (--- Electronics) To send (a signal), as by wire or radio.
  2. To send or cause to go from one person or place to another, esp. across intervening space or distance; transfer; dispatch; convey
  3. To send out a signal.
To send by a new or different route
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  1. To send by a new or different route
  2. To change the route taken by something
Presumptuous; arrogant.
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  1. Presumptuous; arrogant.
  2. Taking too much for granted; presumptuous
Taken for granted; assumed.
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  1. Taken for granted; assumed.
  2. Presumptuous; assuming.
  3. Held as true or valid without evidence.
Not restrained by a sense of shame or propriety; rudely bold; brazen
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  1. Not restrained by a sense of shame or propriety; rudely bold; brazen
  2. Fearlessly, often recklessly daring; bold.
  3. Bold or daring; fearless
Unduly forward and brazen; impudent:
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  1. Unduly forward and brazen; impudent:
  2. Clear and distinct to the eye; conspicuous:
  3. Strong or pronounced; prominent:
Hasty or unrestrained without regard for consequences:
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  1. Hasty or unrestrained without regard for consequences:
  2. (US, colloquial, dated) brittle, as wood or vegetables
  3. Offensively bold; pushing, presumptuous, impudent, etc.
Having a loud, usually harsh, resonant sound:
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  1. Having a loud, usually harsh, resonant sound:
  2. Showing no shame; bold; impudent
  3. Like brass in color or other qualities
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  1. (Informal) Impudent; impertinent.
  2. (Informal) Saucy; impudent; insolent
  3. Impertinently bold; impudent and saucy.
Rude in a contemptuous way; insulting and humiliating
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  1. Rude in a contemptuous way; insulting and humiliating
Often encountered or seen:
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  1. Often encountered or seen:
  2. Having fair knowledge; acquainted:
  3. Natural and unstudied; informal:
Not pertinent or suitable
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  1. Not pertinent or suitable
  2. Not showing proper respect or manners; insolent; impudent
  3. Exceeding the limits of propriety or good manners; improperly forward or bold:
(Obsolete) Immodest.
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  1. (Obsolete) Immodest.
  2. Offensively bold or disrespectful; insolent or impertinent.
Audaciously rude or disrespectful; impertinent or impudent.
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  1. Audaciously rude or disrespectful; impertinent or impudent.
  2. Boldly disrespectful in speech or behavior; impertinent; impudent
  3. (Archaic) Presumptuous and insulting in manner or speech; arrogant.
(Now archaic) Impudent, cheeky, saucy. [from 15th c.]
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  1. (Now archaic) Impudent, cheeky, saucy. [from 15th c.]
  2. Saucy; impudent; pert
  3. Impudently bold in speech or manner; saucy.
Full of courage; bold
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  1. Full of courage; bold
  2. (Informal) Rudely bold; brazen; impudent
  3. Showing or requiring courage and fortitude; bold.
Excessively confident; presumptuous.
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  1. Excessively confident; presumptuous.
  2. Presumptuous, cocksure, rude and disrespectful.
  3. Confident without adequate reason; too confident
(Dial.) In good spirits or health; lively; brisk
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  1. (Dial.) In good spirits or health; lively; brisk
  2. Bold or impudent in speech or behavior; saucy; forward
  3. Attractive or stylish in appearance:
Having or showing excessive and arrogant self-confidence; presumptuous.
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  1. Having or showing excessive and arrogant self-confidence; presumptuous.
Too bold or forward; taking too much for granted; showing overconfidence, arrogance, or effrontery
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  1. Too bold or forward; taking too much for granted; showing overconfidence, arrogance, or effrontery
  2. Going beyond what is right or proper; excessively forward:
Disagreeably aggressive or forward.
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  1. Disagreeably aggressive or forward.
  2. (Informal) Annoyingly aggressive and persistent
  3. Aggressively ambitious; overly assertive, bold or determined.
Rude and disrespectful; impudent.
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  1. Rude and disrespectful; impudent.
  2. Stylish; chic:
  3. Bold and spirited; cheeky
Having the consistency of or covered with sauce:
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  1. Having the consistency of or covered with sauce:
  2. Impertinent or disrespectful, especially in a playful or lively way:
  3. Attractive or stylish, especially in being sexually alluring:
Aimed, guided, and controlled precisely, through the use of computer technology
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  1. Aimed, guided, and controlled precisely, through the use of computer technology
  2. Amusingly clever; witty:
  3. Capable of making adjustments that resemble those resulting from human decisions, chiefly by means of electronic sensors and computer technology:
Resembling brass, as in color.
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  1. Resembling brass, as in color.
  2. (Music) Resembling or characterized by the sound of brass instruments:
  3. Like brass, as in color
(Informal) Flippant; saucy; impertinent
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  1. (Informal) Flippant; saucy; impertinent
  2. Marked by casual disrespect; impertinent:
Not yet used or soiled; clean:
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  1. Not yet used or soiled; clean:
  2. Fairly strong and often cool; brisk:
  3. Having the glowing or unspoiled appearance of youth:
(Informal) Snippy; impertinent.
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  1. (Informal) Snippy; impertinent.
  2. Irritable, snappy
  3. Made up of short snippets
(Informal) Curt, sharp, or snappish, esp. in an insolent manner
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  1. (Informal) Curt, sharp, or snappish, esp. in an insolent manner
  2. Occurring in pieces; fragmentary.
  3. Made up of small scraps or snips; fragmentary
(Since circa 1678) Having plenty of money.
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  1. (Since circa 1678) Having plenty of money.
  2. (Colloquial) Proud; arrogant; assuming; putting on airs of superiority.
  3. (Cricket, of a shot) In which the ball is hit into the air, with the chance of being caught
Haughty or presumptuous, especially for one's rank or social standing:
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  1. Haughty or presumptuous, especially for one's rank or social standing:
  2. Inclined to be haughty, arrogant, snobbish, etc.
  3. Behaving in a way regarded as above one's rightful station or class
Having or showing good judgment; sagacious; prudent
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  1. Having or showing good judgment; sagacious; prudent
  2. Provided with information; informed. Often used with to :
  3. Impudent; fresh
Ahead of the times; progressive:
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  1. Ahead of the times; progressive:
  2. Far along in course or time:
  3. Being at a higher level than others:
Showing unusually early development or maturity.
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  1. Showing unusually early development or maturity.
  2. Of or showing premature development
  3. Developed or matured to a point beyond that which is normal for the age
Of, or concerned with, progression
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  1. Of, or concerned with, progression
  2. (Gram.) Indicating continuing action or state, or action in progress: used as of certain verb forms (Ex: am working, as opposed to the simple form work)
  3. Of or having to do with a person, movement, etc. thought of as being modern or advanced, as in ideas, methods, etc.
To deliver (merchandise, for example) for custody or sale.
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  1. To deliver (merchandise, for example) for custody or sale.
  2. To hand over; give up or deliver
  3. To set apart, as for a special use or purpose; assign:
(Informal) To eat up quickly
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  1. (Informal) To eat up quickly
  2. To finish quickly or promptly
  3. To send off or out promptly, usually on a specific errand or official business
To fix the order of procedure of (a series of operations, etc.)
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  1. To fix the order of procedure of (a series of operations, etc.)
  2. To direct, send, forward, or transport by a specified route
  3. To send or forward by a specific route.
To cause to happen, come, etc.; give
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  1. To cause to happen, come, etc.; give
  2. To dispatch someone to do an errand or convey a message:
  3. To dispatch, as by a communications medium:
To hire (a person) for work on a ship.
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  1. To hire (a person) for work on a ship.
  2. To travel by ship.
  3. To bring into a ship or boat:
To send or cause to go from one person or place to another, esp. across intervening space or distance; transfer; dispatch; convey
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  1. To send or cause to go from one person or place to another, esp. across intervening space or distance; transfer; dispatch; convey
  2. (--- Electronics) To send (a signal), as by wire or radio.
  3. To send out a signal.
To aid the growth or progress of:
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  1. To aid the growth or progress of:
  2. To serve as an advance person for a trip to be made by a politician or a dignitary.
  3. To cause to move forward:
To give aid to; promote
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  1. To give aid to; promote
  2. To help the progress of; promote.
  3. In addition; moreover
To advance (a student) to the next higher grade.
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  1. To advance (a student) to the next higher grade.
  2. To contribute to the progress or growth of; further.
  3. To raise or advance to a higher position or rank
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