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To be found; available:
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  1. To be found; available:
  2. Current, prevailing.
  3. Working; running:
(Informal, Dial.) Fully as much as; somewhat more than
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  1. (Informal, Dial.) Fully as much as; somewhat more than
  2. About to begin a certain grade or educational level:
  3. That rises; going up, ascending, mounting, advancing, sloping upward, etc.
(Bot.) Rising or curving upward from a trailing position, as the stems of certain vines and shrubs
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  1. (Bot.) Rising or curving upward from a trailing position, as the stems of certain vines and shrubs
  2. Moving or progressing toward a higher level or degree:
  3. Moving, going, or growing upward:
Capable of or engaged in flight:
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  1. Capable of or engaged in flight:
  2. Done or performed swiftly in or as if in the air:
  3. Moving as if flying; moving swiftly; fast
(Botany, of a plant) That climbs; that grows upwards by gripping onto a surface.
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  1. (Botany, of a plant) That climbs; that grows upwards by gripping onto a surface.
(Music) Having a fast tempo.
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  1. (Music) Having a fast tempo.
  2. Fast-paced:
  3. Having a fast or lively tempo:
(Idiomatic, nautical) With sails unfurled; powered by the wind.
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  1. (Idiomatic, nautical) With sails unfurled; powered by the wind.
Provoking sadness and pity.
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  1. Provoking sadness and pity.
  2. Eliciting or capable of eliciting sympathy or tenderness.
  3. That touches the feelings; arousing tender emotion; affecting
Inspiring or capable of inspiring strong emotion; moving.
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  1. Inspiring or capable of inspiring strong emotion; moving.
  2. Emotionally touching; evoking pity, sympathy, etc.
Arousing deep emotion, especially pity or sorrow; touching:
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  1. Arousing deep emotion, especially pity or sorrow; touching:
  2. Sharply painful to the feelings; piercing
  3. Evoking pity, compassion, etc.; emotionally touching or moving
Active; busy
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  1. Active; busy
  2. That stirs one's feelings; rousing
  3. Exciting strong feelings, as of inspiration; rousing.
Very active or lively; vigorous; brisk
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  1. Very active or lively; vigorous; brisk
  2. Extraordinary; remarkable
  3. Used as an intensive:
Tending to enliven, motivate, or exalt:
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  1. Tending to enliven, motivate, or exalt:
  2. Providing inspiration; encouraging; stimulating.
That causes great grief, anguish or distress
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  1. That causes great grief, anguish or distress
  2. Having a strong effect upon the emotions, inclining one to sadness or pity; heart-breaking.
  3. Causing much grief or mental anguish
Pitifully unsuccessful, ineffective, etc.
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  1. Pitifully unsuccessful, ineffective, etc.
  2. Arousing or deserving of sympathetic sadness and compassion:
  3. Expressing, arousing, or intended to arouse pity, sorrow, sympathy, or compassion; pitiful
That causes great grief, anguish or distress.
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  1. That causes great grief, anguish or distress.
  2. Causing overwhelming grief or distress.
  3. Producing a strong emotional reaction:
(Archaic) Full of pity or compassion
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  1. (Archaic) Full of pity or compassion
  2. (Now rare) Feeling pity; merciful.
  3. So appalling or sad that one feels or should feel sorry for it; eliciting pity.
Marked by or exhibiting emotion:
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  1. Marked by or exhibiting emotion:
  2. Determined by emotion rather than reason.
  3. Readily affected with or stirred by emotion:
Characterized by, expressing, or producing emotion
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  1. Characterized by, expressing, or producing emotion
  2. Characterized by, expressing, or exciting emotion:
  3. Appealing to one's emotions
Revealing previously unknown information.
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  1. Revealing previously unknown information.
  2. Having an effect; forceful; striking
  3. That tells or reveals much
Vividly expressive
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  1. Vividly expressive
  2. Having, or characterized by, eloquence; fluent, forceful, and persuasive
  3. Capable of or characterized by eloquence:
Tending or having the power to persuade:
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  1. Tending or having the power to persuade:
Prepared for use or action, especially in combat.
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  1. Prepared for use or action, especially in combat.
  2. Producing a strong impression or response; striking:
  3. Existing in fact; actual:
Having or tending to have a strong effect on the mind or emotions; eliciting wonder or admiration
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  1. Having or tending to have a strong effect on the mind or emotions; eliciting wonder or admiration
  2. Appealing
  3. Making a strong positive impression; inspiring admiration or awe:
Of or giving inspiration; inspiring
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  1. Of or giving inspiration; inspiring
  2. Providing or intended to convey inspiration.
  3. Produced, influenced, or stimulated by inspiration; inspired
Effectively providing an incentive.
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  1. Effectively providing an incentive.
Of or having to do with wireless communications services, devices, etc., esp. cell phones
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  1. Of or having to do with wireless communications services, devices, etc., esp. cell phones
  2. Flowing freely; fluid:
  3. (Art) That is or has to do with a mobile or mobiles
That can be moved from one place or position to another; not fixed
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  1. That can be moved from one place or position to another; not fixed
  2. (--- Law) Designating or of personal property as distinguished from real property
  3. Possible to move:
(Dated) Incurring the punishment of transportation or exile to another place.
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  1. (Dated) Incurring the punishment of transportation or exile to another place.
  2. Capable of being transported; easily moved.
Inspiring or capable of inspiring strong emotion; moving.
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  1. Inspiring or capable of inspiring strong emotion; moving.
  2. Emotionally touching; evoking pity, sympathy, etc.
Capable of being impressed.
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  1. Capable of being impressed.
  2. Appealing
  3. Making a strong positive impression; inspiring admiration or awe:
Sharply painful to the feelings; piercing
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  1. Sharply painful to the feelings; piercing
  2. Arousing deep emotion, especially pity or sorrow; touching:
  3. Evoking pity, compassion, etc.; emotionally touching or moving
  1. Invigorating or inspiring
  2. That stirs one's feelings; rousing
  3. Exciting strong feelings, as of inspiration; rousing.
Eliciting or capable of eliciting sympathy or tenderness.
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  1. Eliciting or capable of eliciting sympathy or tenderness.
  2. Provoking sadness and pity.
  3. That touches the feelings; arousing tender emotion; affecting

Synonym Study

  • Pathetic applies to that which arouses pity, compassion, or sympathetic sorrow, or pity mingled with contempt the pathetic sight of homeless children, a pathetic attempt at wit
  • Touching is used of that which arouses tender feelings, as of sympathy, gratitude, etc. a touching little gift
  • Affecting applies to that which stirs the emotions, as to tears the affecting scene of their reunion
  • Poignant is applied to that which is sharply painful to the feelings the poignant cry of a lost child
  • Moving implies a general arousing or stirring of the emotions or feelings, sometimes, specif., of pathos her moving plea for help
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