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Consisting of one part, aspect, or section:
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  1. Consisting of one part, aspect, or section:
  2. Not divided; unbroken:
  3. Honest; undisguised:
Free from other elements; pure:
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  1. Free from other elements; pure:
  2. Pure, not mixed or combined.
In a pure state. Not mixed with other substances.
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  1. In a pure state. Not mixed with other substances.
Being nothing more than what is specified:
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  1. Being nothing more than what is specified:
  2. (Obs.) Unmixed; pure
  3. A suffix meaning “part” or “segment,” as in blastomere, one of the cells that form a blastula.
Complete; utter
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  1. Complete; utter
  2. Not alloyed; pure; specif., not mixed with other metals
  3. Complete and unreserved; pure; unadulterated; not restricted, modified, or qualified by reservations.
Pure; not mixed or adulterated with anything
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  1. Pure; not mixed or adulterated with anything
  2. Not mingled or diluted with extraneous matter; pure:
  3. Utter or out-and-out, especially in the phrase unadulterated truth
Not involving medical complications.
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  1. Not involving medical complications.
  2. Simple, not complicated, basic.
  3. Not complex or involved; simple:
In a manner that simplifies a concept or issue so that its nuance and complexity are lost or important details are overlooked.
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  1. In a manner that simplifies a concept or issue so that its nuance and complexity are lost or important details are overlooked.
  2. Overly simple.
  3. Making complex problems unrealistically simple; oversimplifying or oversimplified
Having a homogeneous or uniform composition; not mixed:
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  1. Having a homogeneous or uniform composition; not mixed:
  2. Complete; utter:
  3. (Linguistics) Articulated with a single unchanging speech sound; monophthongal:
Without adornment or embellishment; simple or plain.
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  1. Without adornment or embellishment; simple or plain.
Marked by lack of affectation; unpretentious or sincere.
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  1. Marked by lack of affectation; unpretentious or sincere.
  2. Not changed, affected, or influenced
  3. Without affectation; simple; sincere; natural
Not elegant or polished; crude
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  1. Not elegant or polished; crude
  2. Characteristic of or suitable for home or home life; simple and unpretentious or plain and everyday
  3. Of a simple or unpretentious nature; plain:
Requiring or exhibiting little effort or endeavor; undemanding:
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  1. Requiring or exhibiting little effort or endeavor; undemanding:
  2. Affording comfort or relief; soothing:
  3. Not strict or severe; lenient:
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. Gentle or kind in disposition, manners, or behavior.
  3. Not extreme in any way; moderate; temperate
Capable of being managed or controlled:
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  1. Capable of being managed or controlled:
  2. Capable of being managed; governable; tractable; subservient.
  3. That can be managed; controllable, tractable, contrivable, etc.
Lacking sense or substance:
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  1. Lacking sense or substance:
Not intensely or keenly felt:
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  1. Not intensely or keenly felt:
  2. Not clear or resonant:
  3. Dispirited; depressed:
Showing or arising from a lack of education or knowledge:
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  1. Showing or arising from a lack of education or knowledge:
  2. Resulting from ignorance; foolish; silly.
  3. Having little knowledge, education, or experience; uneducated; inexperienced
Frank; open; candid
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  1. Frank; open; candid
  2. Straightforward or frank; candid:
  3. Simple; artless; naive; without guile
Marked by little or no ornamentation or decoration:
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  1. Marked by little or no ornamentation or decoration:
  2. Straightforward; frank or candid:
  3. Sheer; utter; unqualified:
Poorly made or done; crude.
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  1. Poorly made or done; crude.
  2. Lacking art, knowledge, or skill; uncultured and ignorant.
  3. Without artificiality; simple; natural
Of, relating to, or being a transitive verb when its object is implied but not stated. For example, inspires in We have a teacher who inspires is an absolute verb.
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  1. Of, relating to, or being a transitive verb when its object is implied but not stated. For example, inspires in We have a teacher who inspires is an absolute verb.
  2. Of, relating to, or being an adjective or pronoun that stands alone when the noun it modifies is being implied but not stated. For example, in Theirs were the best, theirs is an absolute pronoun and best is an absolute adjective.
  3. Perfect; complete; whole
(Gram.) Expressing or showing a state reached or an action completed at the time of speaking or at the time indicated: verbs have three perfect tenses: simple (or present) perfect, past perfect (or pluperfect), and future perfect
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  1. (Gram.) Expressing or showing a state reached or an action completed at the time of speaking or at the time indicated: verbs have three perfect tenses: simple (or present) perfect, past perfect (or pluperfect), and future perfect
  2. Pure; undiluted; unmixed:
  3. Completely corresponding to a description, standard, or type:
Common in rank or station; average; ordinary:
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  1. Common in rank or station; average; ordinary:
  2. Marked by little or no ornamentation or decoration:
  3. Not dyed, twilled, or patterned:
Complete; utter:
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  1. Complete; utter:
  2. Containing nothing inappropriate or extraneous:
  3. (Linguistics) Articulated with a single unchanging speech sound; monophthongal:
Thin, fine, and translucent:
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  1. Thin, fine, and translucent:
  2. Considered or operating apart from anything else:
  3. Completely such, without qualification or exception:
Not mingled or diluted with extraneous matter; pure:
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  1. Not mingled or diluted with extraneous matter; pure:
  2. Pure; not mixed or adulterated with anything
  3. Utter or out-and-out, especially in the phrase unadulterated truth
Free from other elements; pure:
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  1. Free from other elements; pure:
  2. Pure, not mixed or combined.
Requiring or exhibiting little effort or endeavor; undemanding:
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  1. Requiring or exhibiting little effort or endeavor; undemanding:
  2. Affording comfort or relief; soothing:
  3. Not steep or abrupt; gradual:
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  1. Without effort.
  2. Calling for, requiring, or showing little or no effort.
  3. Making, requiring, or showing virtually no effort
Acting, working, or done easily, or in a quick, smooth way; fluent; ready
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  1. Acting, working, or done easily, or in a quick, smooth way; fluent; ready
  2. Done or achieved with little effort or difficulty; easy:
  3. Not hard to do or achieve; easy
Suave, polished, or ingratiating, esp. in a flattering, insincere way
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  1. Suave, polished, or ingratiating, esp. in a flattering, insincere way
  2. (Slang) Very pleasant, attractive, or enjoyable
  3. Having an easy, gentle, flowing rhythm or sound
That fastens with a snap
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  1. That fastens with a snap
  2. Made or done suddenly, with little or no preparation:
  3. (Informal) Simple; easy:
Lacking a natural or usual covering:
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  1. Lacking a natural or usual covering:
  2. Not covered by natural growth
  3. Bare; plain; unadorned
Having no addition, adornment, or qualification:
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  1. Having no addition, adornment, or qualification:
  2. Just sufficient; mere:
  3. Without embellishment; unadorned; simple; plain
Not under water:
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  1. Not under water:
  2. Needing moisture or drink:
  3. Having no adornment or coloration; plain:
Not mixed with other substances; pure:
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  1. Not mixed with other substances; pure:
  2. Straightforward; frank or candid:
  3. Sheer; utter; unqualified:
Not having been coated with varnish (other surface treatment).
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  1. Not having been coated with varnish (other surface treatment).
  2. Stated or otherwise presented without any effort to soften or disguise; plain:
  3. Plain; simple; unadorned
Having or showing a moderate estimation of one's own abilities, accomplishments, or value:
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  1. Having or showing a moderate estimation of one's own abilities, accomplishments, or value:
  2. Observing conventional proprieties in speech, behavior, or dress, especially in the avoidance of arousing sexual interest.
  3. Moderate or limited in size, quantity, or range; not extreme:
Marked by little or no ornamentation or decoration:
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  1. Marked by little or no ornamentation or decoration:
  2. Straightforward; frank or candid:
  3. Sheer; utter; unqualified:
Not assuming, pretentious, or forward; modest; retiring
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  1. Not assuming, pretentious, or forward; modest; retiring
  2. Exhibiting no pretensions, boastfulness, or ostentation; modest.
Not ostentatious; unpretentious:
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  1. Not ostentatious; unpretentious:
  2. Not ostentatious; simple; unpresuming.
Not elaborate, ornate, or ostentatious:
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  1. Not elaborate, ornate, or ostentatious:
  2. Lacking pretension or affectation; modest:
  3. Simple, humble, not pretentious, plain.
(Of motion) Pertaining to the direction reverse of normal.
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  1. (Of motion) Pertaining to the direction reverse of normal.
  2. Behind others in progress or development:
  3. Done or arranged in a manner or order that is opposite to previous occurrence or normal use.
Not shiny or glossy; lusterless
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  1. Not shiny or glossy; lusterless
  2. Not clear or resonant:
  3. Physically slow; slow-moving; sluggish
Lacking in subtlety or sophistication; artless or naive:
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  1. Lacking in subtlety or sophistication; artless or naive:
  2. Lacking subtlety or sophistication
  3. Stupid or silly; foolish.
Not moving or able to move quickly; proceeding at a low speed:
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  1. Not moving or able to move quickly; proceeding at a low speed:
  2. Allowing movement or action only at a low speed:
  3. Marked by a retarded tempo:
Having a mind that works slowly and ineffectively; not bright or alert; dull
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  1. Having a mind that works slowly and ineffectively; not bright or alert; dull
  2. Lacking a keen or swift intellect, not too bright or not too swift.
  3. Slow to comprehend.
Not stern; lenient:
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  1. Not stern; lenient:
  2. Easily molded, cut, or worked:
  3. Voiced and weakly articulated:
Exhibiting a marked lack of intelligent consideration and forethought:
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  1. Exhibiting a marked lack of intelligent consideration and forethought:
  2. Deficient in intelligence. No longer in scientific use.
Occurring or developing later than desired or expected; delayed.
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  1. Occurring or developing later than desired or expected; delayed.
  2. Slowed or delayed in development or progress, esp. because of mental retardation
  3. (Slang) Inept, ineffectual, pathetic, etc.
Having or exhibiting a lack of judgment or conviction.
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  1. Having or exhibiting a lack of judgment or conviction.
  2. Showing weakness of resolve or thought
  3. Of less than normal intellect. Not in scientific use.
Lacking art, knowledge, or skill; uncultured and ignorant.
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  1. Lacking art, knowledge, or skill; uncultured and ignorant.
  2. Free of artificiality; natural:
  3. Without artificiality; simple; natural
Free from guile; honest but naïve.
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  1. Free from guile; honest but naïve.
  2. Without guile; candid; frank
Lacking in cunning, guile, or worldliness; innocent or naive:
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  1. Lacking in cunning, guile, or worldliness; innocent or naive:
  2. (Obs.) Of noble birth or nature
  3. Simple; artless; naive; without guile
Not guilty of a specific crime or offense; legally blameless:
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  1. Not guilty of a specific crime or offense; legally blameless:
  2. Not dangerous or harmful; innocuous:
  3. Lacking, deprived, or devoid of something:
Not having previously taken or received a particular drug:
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  1. Not having previously taken or received a particular drug:
  2. Lacking worldly experience and understanding, especially:
  3. Showing or characterized by a lack of sophistication and critical judgment:
Related genetically:
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  1. Related genetically:
  2. Conforming to the usual or ordinary course of nature:
  3. (--- Biology) Not produced or changed artificially; not conditioned:
Marked by lack of affectation; unpretentious or sincere.
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  1. Marked by lack of affectation; unpretentious or sincere.
  2. Not changed, modified, or affected.
  3. Without affectation; simple; sincere; natural
(--- Now Rare) Not adulterated; genuine or pure
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  1. (--- Now Rare) Not adulterated; genuine or pure
  2. Not complex, refined, developed, etc.
  3. Artless, simple, ingenuous, etc.
Not gained by study.
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  1. Not gained by study.
  2. Not gotten by study or conscious effort
  3. Spontaneous; natural; unaffected
Suggestive of another world, as in being bizarre or eerie:
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  1. Suggestive of another world, as in being bizarre or eerie:
  2. Having or showing little understanding of the ways of the world; naive or impractical:
  3. Of or relating to the spiritual as opposed to the material.
Showing deferential or submissive respect:
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  1. Showing deferential or submissive respect:
  2. Having or showing a consciousness of one's defects or shortcomings; not overly proud; not self-assertive; modest
  3. Low in condition, rank, or position; lowly; unpretentious
Having a low esteem of one's own worth; humble; meek; free from pride.
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  1. Having a low esteem of one's own worth; humble; meek; free from pride.
  2. Having or suited for a low rank or position.
  3. Ordinary; commonplace
Miserly; stingy:
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  1. Miserly; stingy:
  2. (Slang) Hard to cope with; difficult or troublesome:
  3. Ignoble; base:
Any of several hoofed mammals of the genus Equus, resembling and closely related to the horses but having a smaller build and longer ears, and including the domesticated donkey.
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  1. Any of several hoofed mammals of the genus Equus, resembling and closely related to the horses but having a smaller build and longer ears, and including the domesticated donkey.
  2. Any of a number of horselike perissodactylous mammals (family Equidae) having long ears and a short mane, esp. the common wild ass (Equus asinus) of Africa: donkeys and burros are domesticated asses: in fables the ass is represented as obstinate and stupid
  3. A stupid or silly person; fool
One who subverts convention or orthodoxy or varies from social conformity in order to reveal spiritual or moral truth:
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  1. One who subverts convention or orthodoxy or varies from social conformity in order to reveal spiritual or moral truth:
  2. A man formerly kept in the household of a nobleman or king to entertain by joking and clowning; professional jester
  3. (Informal) A person with a talent or enthusiasm for a certain activity:
A person with profound intellectual disability having a mental age below three years and generally unable to learn connected speech or guard against common dangers. The term belongs to a classification system no longer in use and is now considered offensive.
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  1. A person with profound intellectual disability having a mental age below three years and generally unable to learn connected speech or guard against common dangers. The term belongs to a classification system no longer in use and is now considered offensive.
  2. A very foolish or stupid person
A person with moderate to severe intellectual disability having a mental age of from three to seven years and generally being capable of some degree of communication and performance of simple tasks under supervision. The term belongs to a classification system no longer in use and is now considered offensive.
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  1. A person with moderate to severe intellectual disability having a mental age of from three to seven years and generally being capable of some degree of communication and performance of simple tasks under supervision. The term belongs to a classification system no longer in use and is now considered offensive.
  2. A very foolish or stupid person
A male ass or donkey.
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  1. A male ass or donkey.
  2. A foolish or stupid person; a blockhead.
A freak.
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  1. A freak.
  2. (Archaic) An idiot or fool
A city of eastern Argentina, an industrial suburb of Buenos Aires.
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  1. A city of eastern Argentina, an industrial suburb of Buenos Aires.
  2. A person with mild intellectual disability having a mental age of from 7 to 12 years and generally having communication and social skills enabling some degree of academic or vocational education. The term belongs to a classification system no longer in use and is now considered offensive.
  3. A very foolish or stupid person
A stupid, silly person; fool
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  1. A stupid, silly person; fool
A fool; a simpleton.
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  1. A fool; a simpleton.
A stupid or silly person.
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  1. A stupid or silly person.
A person who is stupid or easily deceived; fool
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  1. A person who is stupid or easily deceived; fool
  2. (Pejorative) A simple person lacking common sense.
  3. A person who is felt to be deficient in judgment, good sense, or intelligence; a fool.
A foolish person.
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A foolish, stupid, or silly person
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  1. A foolish, stupid, or silly person
(Chiefly South, Slang) A carbonated drink, usually cola
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  1. (Chiefly South, Slang) A carbonated drink, usually cola
  2. (Informal) A slow-witted, stupid, or lethargic person
  3. Any thick liquid or pasty substance, or other material, used to lubricate or absorb something
(Informal) A look or glance:
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  1. (Informal) A look or glance:
  2. (Slang, used only with “have” and “take”) A glance, look.
  3. A fool, simpleton
A silly person
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  1. A silly person
  2. Any of various wild or domesticated waterbirds of the family Anatidae, and especially of the genera Anser, Branta, and Chen, characteristically having a shorter neck than that of a swan and a shorter, more pointed bill than that of a duck.
  3. A tailor's pressing iron with a long handle curved somewhat like the neck of a goose
A very stupid or foolish person
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  1. A very stupid or foolish person
The peal of a bell.
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  1. The peal of a bell.
  2. The sound of a bell being rung
  3. (Slang) An empty-headed person; a fool.
(Sports) A gymnastic exercise on the parallel bars in which the body is lowered by bending the elbows until the chin reaches the level of the bars and then is raised by straightening the arms.
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  1. (Sports) A gymnastic exercise on the parallel bars in which the body is lowered by bending the elbows until the chin reaches the level of the bars and then is raised by straightening the arms.
  2. A liquid into which something is dipped, as for dyeing or disinfecting.
  3. (--- Linguistics) A part of a phrase or sentence that is unstressed or less strongly stressed relative to surrounding words, as the words I and to in I have to go.
A careless mistake; a slip.
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  1. A careless mistake; a slip.
  2. A stupid, silly, or credulous person
Involuntary convulsive twitching often resulting from excitement. Often used with the.
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  1. Involuntary convulsive twitching often resulting from excitement. Often used with the.
  2. (Weight Lifting) A lift in which the barbell is raised upward from shoulder level with the arms completely extended
  3. A sharp, abrupt movement; quick pull, twist, push, etc.
(Informal, sometimes derogatory) One who has an intense, obsessive interest in something.
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  1. (Informal, sometimes derogatory) One who has an intense, obsessive interest in something.
  2. A person who is single-minded or accomplished in scientific or technical pursuits but is felt to be socially inept.
  3. (Slang, always derogatory) An unattractive, socially awkward, annoying, undesirable, and/or boring, person; a dork.
(Slang) A foolish or stupid person; dolt
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  1. (Slang) A foolish or stupid person; dolt
A clumsy or stupid person; an oaf.
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  1. A clumsy or stupid person; an oaf.
A failure, especially a failed theatrical production or movie.
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  1. A failure, especially a failed theatrical production or movie.
  2. Any of a family (Meleagrididae) of large, gallinaceous North American birds with a small, naked head and a tail that can be spread like a fan, including a wild or domesticated species (Meleagris gallopavo) bred as poultry and a wild species (Agriocharis ocellata) of Central America, with eyespots on the tail
  3. The flesh of a turkey
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