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Tension or strife resulting from a lack of agreement; dissension.
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  1. Tension or strife resulting from a lack of agreement; dissension.
  2. A harsh or confused noise, as the sound of battle; clash; din
  3. Lack of agreement among persons, groups, or things.
The structure of a work or passage as considered from the point of view of its chordal characteristics and relationships.
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  1. The structure of a work or passage as considered from the point of view of its chordal characteristics and relationships.
  2. An orderly or pleasing combination of elements in a whole:
  3. Agreeable sounds; music
Free from infirmity or illness; sound.
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  1. Free from infirmity or illness; sound.
  2. Sound in body; vigorous and healthy
Expressed warmly, exuberantly, and unrestrainedly:
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  1. Expressed warmly, exuberantly, and unrestrainedly:
  2. Enjoying or requiring much food:
  3. Pertaining to, or proceeding from, the heart; warm; cordial; bold; zealous; sincere; willing; also, energetic; active; eager.
Suitable, proper, fit, right, etc.
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  1. Suitable, proper, fit, right, etc.
  2. In a good or satisfactory condition; favorable; comfortable
  3. A deep hole or shaft sunk into the Earth to tap a liquid or gaseous substance such as water, oil, gas, or brine. If the substance is not under sufficient pressure to flow freely from the well, it must be pumped or raised mechanically to the surface. Water or pressurized gas is sometimes pumped into a nonproducing oil well to push petroleum resources out of underground reservoirs.
Not hollowed out:
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  1. Not hollowed out:
  2. Sound; reliable:
  3. Substantial; hearty:
Not likely to change or be affected adversely; lasting; enduring
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  1. Not likely to change or be affected adversely; lasting; enduring
  2. Not subject to sudden or extreme change or fluctuation:
  3. Relating to a chemical compound that does not easily decompose or change into other compounds. Water is an example of a stable compound.
Not exposed to the threat of danger or harm:
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  1. Not exposed to the threat of danger or harm:
  2. Free from danger or injury; undamaged or unhurt:
  3. Usable in specified conditions without being damaged. Often used in combination:
Governed by or being in accordance with reason or sound thinking:
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  1. Governed by or being in accordance with reason or sound thinking:
  2. Capable of reasoning; rational:
  3. Not excessive or extreme; fair:
Able to reason; reasoning; in possession of one's reason or sanity
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  1. Able to reason; reasoning; in possession of one's reason or sanity
  2. Consistent with or based on reason or good judgment; logical or sensible:
  3. Showing reason; not foolish or silly; sensible
Characterized by or resulting from care or wisdom in practical matters or in planning for the future:
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  1. Characterized by or resulting from care or wisdom in practical matters or in planning for the future:
  2. Careful or wise in handling practical matters; exercising good judgment or common sense:
  3. Capable of exercising sound judgment in practical matters, esp. as concerns one's own interests
Being entirely without flaw or imperfection.
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  1. Being entirely without flaw or imperfection.
  2. Perfect; without flaws, shortcomings or defects.
Not having decayed.
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Legally binding, such as a valid agreement.
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  1. Legally binding, such as a valid agreement.
  2. Acceptable, proper or correct.
  3. Having merit, as in, “given the facts presented in this case, it is valid to conclude that she did what she was charged with having done.”
Being in accordance with relative merit or significance:
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  1. Being in accordance with relative merit or significance:
  2. Just to all parties; equitable:
  3. Consistent with rules, logic, or ethics:
Strictly conforming to certain rites and traditions of Judaism as formulated by the Torah and Talmud
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  1. Strictly conforming to certain rites and traditions of Judaism as formulated by the Torah and Talmud
  2. Of or relating to Orthodox Judaism.
  3. Conforming to the usual beliefs or established doctrines, as in religion or politics; approved or conventional [orthodox ideas]
Far distant down or in:
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  1. Far distant down or in:
  2. Very absorbed or involved:
  3. Coming from or penetrating to a depth:
Rational rather than emotional:
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  1. Rational rather than emotional:
  2. Appealing to or engaging the intellect:
  3. Having or showing intellect, especially to a high degree.
Engrossed in thought:
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  1. Engrossed in thought:
  2. Heedful, careful, attentive, etc.; esp., considerate of others; kind
  3. Showing or characterized by thought; serious
Full of soul.
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  1. Full of soul.
  2. Full of or expressing deep feeling; profoundly emotional.
Painstakingly accurate or careful:
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  1. Painstakingly accurate or careful:
  2. Very exact, accurate, or painstaking, esp. with regard to details
  3. Absolute; utter:
Producing, or able to produce, the desired effect
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  1. Producing, or able to produce, the desired effect
  2. Having legal force; valid
  3. Producing or sufficient to produce a desired effect.
Constituting the (or a) whole; entire; whole
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  1. Constituting the (or a) whole; entire; whole
  2. Of, relating to, or constituting the whole amount; entire:
  3. Complete; utter; absolute:
Trustworthy.
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  1. Trustworthy.
  2. That can be depended on; trustworthy; reliable
  3. Able, or easily able to be depended on.
Of, relating to, or marked by loyalty:
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  1. Of, relating to, or marked by loyalty:
  2. Faithful to those persons, ideals, etc. that one is under obligation to defend, support, or be true to
  3. Faithful to a person, ideal, custom, cause, or duty.
Properly called:
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  1. Properly called:
  2. Exactly conforming to a rule, standard, or pattern:
  3. Reliable; accurate:
A rapid oscillation of a particle, particles, or elastic solid or surface, back and forth across a central position.
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  1. A rapid oscillation of a particle, particles, or elastic solid or surface, back and forth across a central position.
  2. A single complete vibrating motion; a quiver.
  3. (Physics) Periodic, to-and-fro motion or oscillation of an object, as an elastic body or the particles of a fluid, when it is displaced from the rest position or position of equilibrium, as in transmitting sound
Any of various international technical standards, as for electronic equipment or photographic film, set by the German association Deutsches Institut für Normung
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  1. Any of various international technical standards, as for electronic equipment or photographic film, set by the German association Deutsches Institut für Normung
  2. A jumble of loud, usually discordant sounds.
  3. A loud, continuous noise; confused clamor or uproar
(Countable) A racquet: an implement with a handle connected to a round frame strung with wire, sinew, or plastic cords, and used to hit a ball, such as in tennis or a birdie in badminton.
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  1. (Countable) A racquet: an implement with a handle connected to a round frame strung with wire, sinew, or plastic cords, and used to hit a ball, such as in tennis or a birdie in badminton.
  2. A light bat for tennis, badminton, etc., with a network of catgut, silk, nylon, etc., in an oval or round frame attached to a handle
  3. (Canada) A snowshoe formed of cords stretched across a long and narrow frame of light wood.
(Electronics) Any unwanted electrical signal, esp. within a communication system, that interferes with the sound or image being communicated
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  1. (Electronics) Any unwanted electrical signal, esp. within a communication system, that interferes with the sound or image being communicated
  2. A sound of any kind
  3. (Physics) A disturbance, especially a random and persistent disturbance, that obscures or reduces the clarity of a signal.
An underlying or pervasive quality of a particular type, esp. in a work of art or literature
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  1. An underlying or pervasive quality of a particular type, esp. in a work of art or literature
  2. (Phonet.) The intensification of, and particular quality given to, a speech sound, resulting from its vibrating in a resonating cavity, as the pharynx, the mouth, or the nose, or a combination of these
  3. The quality of having an intensity of emotion or richness of expression that evokes or reinforces a sympathetic response
The characteristic vocal sound made by a songbird or other animal:
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  1. The characteristic vocal sound made by a songbird or other animal:
  2. A symbol for such a tone, indicating pitch by its position on the staff and duration by its shape.
  3. A mark of some quality, condition, or fact; distinguishing or characteristic feature, mood, tone, etc.
The combination of qualities of a sound that distinguishes it from other sounds of the same pitch and volume.
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  1. The combination of qualities of a sound that distinguishes it from other sounds of the same pitch and volume.
  2. The characteristic quality of sound that distinguishes one voice or musical instrument from another or one vowel sound from another: it is determined by the harmonics of the sound and is distinguished from the intensity and pitch
  3. Distinctive character:
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 art and science of combining vocal or instrumental sounds or tones in varying melody, harmony, rhythm, and timbre, esp. so as to form structurally complete and emotionally expressive compositions
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  1. The art and science of combining vocal or instrumental sounds or tones in varying melody, harmony, rhythm, and timbre, esp. so as to form structurally complete and emotionally expressive compositions
  2. A particular form, style, etc. of musical composition or a particular class of musical works or pieces
  3. A particular category or kind of music.
(--- Music) The relative position of a tone within a range of musical sounds, as determined by this quality.
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  1. (--- Music) The relative position of a tone within a range of musical sounds, as determined by this quality.
  2. (--- Music) Any of various standards for this quality associating each tone with a particular frequency.
  3. (--- Acoustics) The distinctive quality of a sound, dependent primarily on the frequency of the sound waves produced by its source.
A use of pitch characteristic of a speaker or dialect:
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  1. A use of pitch characteristic of a speaker or dialect:
  2. A manner of producing or uttering tones, especially with regard to accuracy of pitch.
  3. The quality of singing or playing tones in or out of tune with regard to a given standard of pitch
One determined by the phonetic habits of the speaker's native language carried over to his or her use of another language.
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  1. One determined by the phonetic habits of the speaker's native language carried over to his or her use of another language.
  2. A mark or symbol used in the printing and writing of certain languages to indicate the vocal quality to be given to a particular letter:
  3. A distinctive feature or quality, such as a feature that accentuates, contrasts with, or complements a decorative style.
In music based on the major-minor system,
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  1. In music based on the major-minor system,
  2. Quality of tone
  3. (Music) The quality of all the tones in a composition heard in relation to the tonic.
General course or tendency
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  1. General course or tendency
  2. In a set of bells for ringing changes, the bell with the lowest tone
  3. The general course or character of something:
Moral strength; integrity:
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  1. Moral strength; integrity:
  2. A person or animal portrayed with a personality in comics or animation:
  3. Essential quality; nature; kind or sort
A personal trait, especially a character trait:
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  1. A personal trait, especially a character trait:
  2. Those in a high social position:
  3. Superiority of kind:
The physical strength of the sound pressure level, measured in decibels
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  1. The physical strength of the sound pressure level, measured in decibels
A far-reaching effect of some event or action
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  1. A far-reaching effect of some event or action
  2. The reflection of light or heat; a reflection in, or as though in, a mirror.
  3. (Physics) Multiple reflection of sound waves in a confined area so that the sound persists after the source is cut off
A sound.
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  1. A sound.
  2. (Linguistics) The degree to which a speech sound is like a vowel. Plosives have the least sonority and vowels have the most.
  3. Quality, state, or instance of being sonorous; resonance
The sound of ringing.
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  1. The sound of ringing.
  2. A technique used in the study of wild birds, by attaching a small, individually numbered, metal or plastic tag to their legs or wings.
  3. The quality of being resonant.
The property of being mournful.
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The state of being joyous
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The state, quality, or intensity of lighting; brightness
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  1. The state, quality, or intensity of lighting; brightness
  2. The state or quality of having little weight or force.
  3. The quality or condition of being illuminated.
Rough similarity; approximate agreement.
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  1. Rough similarity; approximate agreement.
  2. Likeness of sound, as in a series of words or syllables
  3. The repetition of identical or similar vowel sounds, especially in stressed syllables, with changes in the intervening consonants, as in the phrase tilting at windmills.
A statement with such an addition.
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  1. A statement with such an addition.
  2. Matter, details, etc. added to amplify a statement, report, etc.
  3. (Physics) The process of increasing the magnitude of a variable quantity, especially the magnitude of voltage, power, or current, without altering any other quality.
The condition of being vibrated.
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  1. The condition of being vibrated.
  2. (Physics) Periodic, to-and-fro motion or oscillation of an object, as an elastic body or the particles of a fluid, when it is displaced from the rest position or position of equilibrium, as in transmitting sound
  3. (Informal) A distinctive emotional quality or atmosphere that is sensed or experienced by someone. Often used in the plural:
(Music) A passing or transition from one key or tonality to another.
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  1. (Music) A passing or transition from one key or tonality to another.
  2. A change in stress, pitch, loudness, or tone of the voice; an inflection of the voice.
  3. The harmonious use of language, as in poetry or prose.
The quality of being harsh.
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(Music) A simultaneous combination of sounds not requiring resolution to another combination of sounds for finality of effect and conventionally regarded as harmonious or pleasing.
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  1. (Music) A simultaneous combination of sounds not requiring resolution to another combination of sounds for finality of effect and conventionally regarded as harmonious or pleasing.
  2. The repetition of consonants or of a consonant pattern, especially at the ends of words, as in blank and think or strong and string.
  3. A pleasing combination of simultaneous musical sounds; harmony of tones
(Rare) A narrow passage
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  1. (Rare) A narrow passage
  2. A narrow waterway joining two larger bodies of water. The Strait of Gibraltar, for example, connects the Mediterranean Sea with the Atlantic Ocean.
  3. (Rare) An isthmus
(Informal) San Francisco Bay.
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  1. (Informal) San Francisco Bay.
  2. A section or compartment, as in a service station, barn, or aircraft, that is set off for a specific purpose:
  3. Sick bay
A curve in a river, coastline, etc.
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  1. A curve in a river, coastline, etc.
  2. A long, gradual bend or curve in a shoreline. A bight can be larger than a bay, or it can be a segment of a bay.
  3. A bay formed by such a curve
To produce (sound) by vibration.
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  1. To produce (sound) by vibration.
  2. To give off (light or sound) by vibration
  3. To move back and forth or to and fro, especially rhythmically and rapidly:
A wave that carries a signal and is reflected. Echoes of radio signals (carried by electromagnetic waves) are used in radar to detect the location or velocity of distant objects.
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  1. A wave that carries a signal and is reflected. Echoes of radio signals (carried by electromagnetic waves) are used in radar to detect the location or velocity of distant objects.
  2. To repeat (another's words, ideas, etc.)
  3. A repeated sound that is caused by the reflection of sound waves from a surface. The sound is heard more than once because of the time difference between the initial production of the sound waves and their return from the reflecting surface.
To give forth, utter, or repeat loudly
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  1. To give forth, utter, or repeat loudly
  2. To echo or be filled with sound; reverberate
  3. To give back (sound); echo
To subject to treatment in a reverberatory furnace or the like
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  1. To subject to treatment in a reverberatory furnace or the like
  2. To subject (a metal, for example) to treatment in a reverberatory furnace.
  3. To have repercussions: said as of an event or action [a governmental decision reverberating throughout the entire economy]
To utter a shout; cry out loudly
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  1. To utter a shout; cry out loudly
  2. To say with or utter a shout.
  3. (Austral., N.Z., Informal) To treat (someone) to (a round of drinks, etc.)
To produce musical sounds or notes with the voice, esp. in a connected series, as in giving voice to a song
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  1. To produce musical sounds or notes with the voice, esp. in a connected series, as in giving voice to a song
  2. To use song or verse in description, praise, etc.
  3. (Music) To produce the musical sound of:
To tell (something) to (someone) privately or as a secret
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  1. To tell (something) to (someone) privately or as a secret
  2. To make a soft, rustling sound like a whisper, as the leaves of a tree
  3. (Intransitive) To speak softly, or under the breath, so as to be heard only by one near at hand; to utter words without sonant breath; to talk without that vibration in the larynx which gives sonorous, or vocal, sound.
To make a low, continuous, indistinct sound or succession of sounds.
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  1. To make a low, continuous, indistinct sound or succession of sounds.
  2. To say in a murmur
  3. To say in a low indistinct voice; utter indistinctly:
To cause to make a rattling sound.
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  1. To cause to make a rattling sound.
  2. To move with a rattling sound:
  3. To talk rapidly and noisily; chatter.
To make a sharp, hard, metallic sound.
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  1. To make a sharp, hard, metallic sound.
  2. To cause to sound with a clank.
  3. To move with a clank
To secure ratlines to (shrouds).
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  1. To secure ratlines to (shrouds).
  2. To provide with ratlines
To blossom
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  1. To blossom
  2. To bloom or cause to bloom.
To cause to sound loudly and stridently:
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  1. To cause to sound loudly and stridently:
  2. To sound out with loud, harsh, trumpetlike tones
  3. To cause to sound like the blare of a trumpet; to proclaim loudly.
To take the bark off; specif., to girdle (a tree)
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  1. To take the bark off; specif., to girdle (a tree)
  2. To work as a barker, as at a carnival.
  3. The protective outer covering of the trunk, branches, and roots of trees and other woody plants. Bark includes all tissues outside the vascular cambium. In older trees, bark is usually divided into inner bark, consisting of living phloem, and outer bark, consisting of the periderm (the phelloderm, cork cambium, and cork) and all the tissues outside it. The outer bark is mainly dead tissue that protects the tree from heat, cold, insects, and other dangers. The appearance of bark varies according to the manner in which the periderm forms, as in broken layers or smoother rings. Bark also has lenticels, porous corky areas that allow for the exchange of water vapor and gases with the interior living tissues.
To sound very loudly.
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  1. To sound very loudly.
  2. (Telephony) To make a phone call from an internal phone system to a general telephone network number.
To explode violently and noisily
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  1. To explode violently and noisily
  2. To cause (a bomb, dynamite, etc.) to explode
To change state or appearance suddenly:
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  1. To change state or appearance suddenly:
  2. To shatter with a loud noise:
  3. (Sports) To hit (a golf ball) out of a sand trap with an explosive shot.
To produce sounds like thunder.
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  1. To produce sounds like thunder.
  2. To move while making a loud noise:
  3. To strike, drive, etc. with the sound or violence of thunder
To move quickly and busily; bustle.
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  1. To move quickly and busily; bustle.
  2. To be filled with noisy activity or talk
  3. To move with a buzzing sound
To utter inarticulate sounds with rapidity.
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  1. To utter inarticulate sounds with rapidity.
  2. To talk rapidly and incoherently; jabber; chatter
  3. To talk fast, idly, foolishly, or without meaning.
(Slang) To engage in a gang fight.
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  1. (Slang) To engage in a gang fight.
  2. To utter or say with such a sound
  3. To move or go with such a sound
To give forth a confused, droning sound
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  1. To give forth a confused, droning sound
  2. To emit a continuous low droning sound like that of the speech sound (m) when prolonged.
  3. To produce a tune without opening the lips or forming words.
To utter rapidly or indistinctly; to gabble.
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  1. To utter rapidly or indistinctly; to gabble.
  2. (Intransitive) To talk rapidly, indistinctly, or unintelligibly; to utter gibberish or nonsense.
  3. To speak or say quickly, incoherently, or nonsensically; chatter; gibber
To cause something to make a rattling metallic sound.
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  1. To cause something to make a rattling metallic sound.
  2. To irritate very much
  3. To quarrel in words; to wrangle.
(Of the form, style, appearance, etc. of people and things) To look strangely different; to stand out awkwardly from its surroundings; to be incongruent.
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  1. (Of the form, style, appearance, etc. of people and things) To look strangely different; to stand out awkwardly from its surroundings; to be incongruent.
  2. To shock or surprise.
  3. To give forth a rudely quivering or tremulous sound; to sound harshly or discordantly.
To make a prolonged, high-pitched sound like this
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  1. To make a prolonged, high-pitched sound like this
  2. To produce a sustained, high-pitched, plaintive sound, as in pain, fear, or complaint.
  3. To complain or protest in a childish or annoying fashion:
To break or dash into pieces; smash; shatter
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  1. To break or dash into pieces; smash; shatter
  2. (Comput.) To become inoperable because of a malfunction in the equipment or an error in the program
  3. (Informal) To get into (a party, theater, etc.) without an invitation, ticket, etc.
To move noisily or strike sharply (against something)
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  1. To move noisily or strike sharply (against something)
  2. Hard, noisily, and suddenly
  3. Exactly; precisely:
(Intransitive) To think seriously; to ponder or consider.
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  1. (Intransitive) To think seriously; to ponder or consider.
  2. To give something back, as light or sound:
  3. To mirror, or show the image of something.
To come apart or seem to come apart because of overwhelming emotion:
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  1. To come apart or seem to come apart because of overwhelming emotion:
  2. To exert strong pressure in order to force (something) open.
  3. To go, come, start, appear, etc. suddenly and with force
To go rapidly along; move with speed or vigor
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  1. To go rapidly along; move with speed or vigor
  2. To utter or give forth with a deep, resonant sound:
  3. To move or position using a crane:
To make a shrill noise or sound
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  1. To make a shrill noise or sound
  2. To utter in a shrill manner; scream.
  3. To produce a shrill cry or sound.
(Brit.) ruck
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To utter a rapid series of short, inarticulate, speechlike sounds:
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  1. To utter a rapid series of short, inarticulate, speechlike sounds:
  2. To utter in a rapid, usually thoughtless way:
  3. To talk rapidly, incessantly, and on trivial subjects; jabber.
(Intransitive) To make a prolonged sharp grating or squeaking sound, as by the friction of hard substances.
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  1. (Intransitive) To make a prolonged sharp grating or squeaking sound, as by the friction of hard substances.
  2. To produce a creaking sound with.
  3. To move slowly with or as with such a sound
To make, or strike together with, a loud, sharp, ringing sound, as of metal being struck
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  1. To make, or strike together with, a loud, sharp, ringing sound, as of metal being struck
  2. To move with such a sound
(Informal) To tell (a joke), especially on impulse or in an effective manner.
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  1. (Informal) To tell (a joke), especially on impulse or in an effective manner.
  2. To cause to come into forceful contact with something, especially with a sharp sound:
  3. To open up for use or consumption:
To show liveliness, energy, or intensity:
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  1. To show liveliness, energy, or intensity:
  2. To cause (china, for example) to become covered with a network of fine cracks.
  3. To crush or break with cracking sounds
To take up something suddenly and eagerly; snatch or grasp:
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  1. To take up something suddenly and eagerly; snatch or grasp:
  2. To bring the jaws briskly together, often with a clicking sound; bite.
  3. (Football) To put (the ball) into play by passing or handing it back between the legs to a member of the offensive backfield
To breathe with a rasping sound. Used of a horse.
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  1. To breathe with a rasping sound. Used of a horse.
  2. To put, bring, or force into a specified state by roaring:
  3. To move while making a loud noise:
To blurt out impulsively; disclose without careful consideration.
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  1. To blurt out impulsively; disclose without careful consideration.
  2. To talk foolishly or too much; blab
  3. To utter a meaningless confusion of words or sounds:
To come together suddenly with a sharp sound.
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  1. To come together suddenly with a sharp sound.
  2. To strike (the hands) together with an abrupt, loud sound, usually repeatedly:
  3. To strike together with a sharp sound, as one hard surface on another:
To make a quick succession of light soft tapping sounds:
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  1. To make a quick succession of light soft tapping sounds:
  2. To speak or mumble rapidly or glibly; recite (prayers, etc.) mechanically or thoughtlessly
  3. To move with quick, light, softly audible steps.
To talk or chatter idly or meaninglessly; babble or prate.
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  1. To talk or chatter idly or meaninglessly; babble or prate.
  2. To speak in a childish way; babble
  3. (Intransitive) To speak incessantly and in a childish manner; to babble.
(Humorous, dated) To rhyme.
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  1. (Humorous, dated) To rhyme.
  2. To make a clinking sound; to make a sound of metal on metal or glass on glass; to strike materials such as metal or glass against one another.
To cause to sound in short blasts
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  1. To cause to sound in short blasts
  2. To make a sound like a horn or whistle
  3. To sound (a blast, for example) on a horn or whistle.
To utter in cackles:
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  1. To utter in cackles:
  2. (Intransitive) To talk in a silly manner; to prattle.
  3. (Intransitive) To laugh with a broken sound similar to a hen's cry.
To chatter thoughtlessly or at length.
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  1. To chatter thoughtlessly or at length.
  2. To make a sudden, sharp sound, as by striking two hard substances together
  3. To talk fast, foolishly, etc.; chatter
To make a heavy, dull sound.
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  1. To make a heavy, dull sound.
  2. To hit or fall with a dull sound
To put, throw, or otherwise forcefully move so as to produce a loud noise:
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  1. To put, throw, or otherwise forcefully move so as to produce a loud noise:
  2. (Slang) To drink quickly (a beverage, especially an alcoholic one). Often used with back or down.
  3. (Card games) To defeat by winning all the tricks of a deal or a hand.
To break (something) into pieces suddenly, noisily, and violently; shatter.
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  1. To break (something) into pieces suddenly, noisily, and violently; shatter.
  2. To break or shatter into pieces with noise or violence
  3. To break suddenly into pieces, as from a violent blow or collision:
To blow up or move with or as with an explosive; explode
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  1. To blow up or move with or as with an explosive; explode
  2. To use or detonate explosives.
  3. To play or sound loudly:
To move or collide with a thump or thumps:
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  1. To move or collide with a thump or thumps:
  2. To move or cause to strike with a thump or thumps:
  3. To hit or fall in such a way as to produce a thump or thumps:
To make a noise like a snort, as in laughing boisterously
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  1. To make a noise like a snort, as in laughing boisterously
  2. (Slang) To take (a narcotic drug) into the nose by sniffing
  3. To express anger, contempt, or the like by a snort
To utter a shriek.
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  1. To utter a shriek.
  2. To make a loud, sharp, piercing cry or sound, as certain animals, or a person in terror, pain, or laughter; screech
To complain, lament, grieve, etc.
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  1. To complain, lament, grieve, etc.
  2. To complain, lament, or grieve:
  3. To bewail or bemoan:
To act or conduct oneself in a specified way:
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  1. To act or conduct oneself in a specified way:
  2. To put (a specified card) into play
  3. (Music) To perform on an instrument:
(Music) To produce a trill on an instrument or with the voice.
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  1. (Music) To produce a trill on an instrument or with the voice.
  2. To speak in a quivering voice; utter a quivering sound.
  3. (Music) To sing or play with a trill or trills
To make a sound like a trumpet
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  1. To make a sound like a trumpet
  2. To give forth a resounding call.
  3. (Music) To play a trumpet.
To utter a low hoarse sound.
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  1. To utter a low hoarse sound.
  2. (Slang) To kill.
  3. To talk dismally; foretell evil or misfortune; grumble
To make this sound
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  1. To make this sound
  2. To utter such a hoarse raucous sound.
To practice or commit quackery.
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  1. To practice or commit quackery.
  2. To utter the characteristic sound of a duck.
  3. To utter the characteristic sound or cry of a duck, or a sound like it
To utter a harsh scream; screech.
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  1. To utter a harsh scream; screech.
  2. (Informal) To complain or protest noisily or peevishly.
  3. To utter a loud, harsh cry, as a parrot or chicken does
To mark (a line) thus
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  1. To mark (a line) thus
  2. To exercise control; for example, Diane’s parents rule with an iron fist.
  3. To exercise control, dominion, or direction over; govern:
(Imperative, marching) Alternative form of march (said to be easier to pronounce while giving a command).
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  1. (Imperative, marching) Alternative form of march (said to be easier to pronounce while giving a command).
  2. To single out or indicate by or as if by a mark:
  3. To give attention to; notice:
To measure the dimensions, capacity, proportions, or amount of (something), especially by means of a gauge:
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  1. To measure the dimensions, capacity, proportions, or amount of (something), especially by means of a gauge:
  2. (Plastering) To mix (plaster) in the proportions required for a specified setting time
  3. To measure accurately by means of a gauge
To measure the depth of; sound
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  1. To measure the depth of; sound
  2. To get to the bottom of; understand thoroughly
  3. To penetrate to the meaning or nature of; comprehend.
To test or sound with a plumb
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  1. To test or sound with a plumb
  2. To discover the facts or contents of; fathom; solve; understand
  3. (Informal) To work as a plumber
To come into sight
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  1. To come into sight
  2. To become visible:
  3. To give the impression of being in a certain way; seem:
(Phonet.) To produce (a speech sound) by moving an articulator
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  1. (Phonet.) To produce (a speech sound) by moving an articulator
  2. To utter (a speech sound) by making the necessary movements of the speech organs.
  3. To express in coherent verbal form:
To state definitely; express in a systematic way
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  1. To state definitely; express in a systematic way
  2. To pronounce words; speak aloud.
  3. To pronounce; articulate.
To change (a noun, etc.) into a verb
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  1. To change (a noun, etc.) into a verb
  2. To use words to express or communicate meaning
  3. To express oneself in words.
Remarks or actions intended to convey a specific impression or to attract attention:
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  1. Remarks or actions intended to convey a specific impression or to attract attention:
  2. Loud or confused shouting; din of voices; clamor
  3. Sound or a sound of any kind:
A tune
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  1. A tune
  2. Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
  3. (Obsolete) A sound; a tune.
A distance from which sound is still audible
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  1. A distance from which sound is still audible
  2. The range within which sound can be heard by the unaided ear; hearing distance:
(Law) A legal proceeding in which evidence is taken and arguments are given as the basis for a decision to be issued, either on some preliminary matter or on the merits of the case.
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  1. (Law) A legal proceeding in which evidence is taken and arguments are given as the basis for a decision to be issued, either on some preliminary matter or on the merits of the case.
  2. (Countable, law) A legal procedure done before a judge, without a jury, as with an evidentiary hearing.
  3. (Uncountable) The sense used to perceive sound.
To become visible:
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  1. To become visible:
  2. To seem; look
  3. To give the impression of being in a certain way; seem:
To express by one's looks, or appearance
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  1. To express by one's looks, or appearance
  2. To appear to be; seem
  3. To seem or appear to be:
To appear to be probable or evident:
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  1. To appear to be probable or evident:
  2. To give the impression of being in a certain way; appear to be:
  3. To appear to be; have the look of being
(Botany) Not having an indented margin:
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  1. (Botany) Not having an indented margin:
  2. Having no part excluded or left out; whole:
  3. With no reservations or limitations; complete:
Being entirely without flaw or imperfection.
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  1. Being entirely without flaw or imperfection.
  2. Perfect; without flaws, shortcomings or defects.
(Sports) Landing within bounds or within a particular area of a court and therefore in play:
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  1. (Sports) Landing within bounds or within a particular area of a court and therefore in play:
  2. Pleasant; enjoyable:
  3. Complete; thorough:
Having all physical parts, especially:
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  1. Having all physical parts, especially:
  2. Remaining sound, entire, or uninjured; not impaired in any way.
  3. With nothing missing or injured; kept or left whole; sound; entire; unimpaired
(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. Lacking nothing essential to the whole; complete of its nature or kind.
  3. Accurately reproducing an original:
Lacking blemishes or faults:
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  1. Lacking blemishes or faults:
Of a horse, not tamed.
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  1. Of a horse, not tamed.
  2. Whole; intact
  3. Whole, not divided into parts.
  1. Not damaged, harmed or injured
  2. Not damaged, injured, or harmed:
Which has not suffered harm; which has not been injured or damaged
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  1. Which has not suffered harm; which has not been injured or damaged
Of or pertaining to lack of injury.
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Undamaged, not marred
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Not divided or disjoined; in one unit:
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  1. Not divided or disjoined; in one unit:
  2. Having been restored; healed:
  3. Constituting the full amount, extent, or duration:
Physically sound; healthy:
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  1. Physically sound; healthy:
  2. (Biology) Able to survive and produce viable offspring in a particular environment
  3. Proper; right; appropriate
Free from infirmity or illness; sound.
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  1. Free from infirmity or illness; sound.
  2. Sound in body; vigorous and healthy
Healthy.
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  1. Healthy.
  2. Helping to produce, promote, or maintain health; salutary; wholesome
  3. Conducive to good health; salutary.
Conducive to health.
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  1. Conducive to health.
  2. Enjoying health and vigor of body, mind, or spirit: well.
  3. Having good health; well; sound
Exhibiting strength; sound; healthy; firm; not weak.
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  1. Exhibiting strength; sound; healthy; firm; not weak.
  2. Enjoying or requiring much food:
  3. Pertaining to, or proceeding from, the heart; warm; cordial; bold; zealous; sincere; willing; also, energetic; active; eager.
Closer to the right side of a person directly before and facing the thing mentioned or understood
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  1. Closer to the right side of a person directly before and facing the thing mentioned or understood
  2. Straight; uncurved; direct:
  3. In or into a satisfactory state or condition:
In a good or satisfactory condition; favorable; comfortable
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  1. In a good or satisfactory condition; favorable; comfortable
  2. A deep hole or shaft sunk into the Earth to tap a liquid or gaseous substance such as water, oil, gas, or brine. If the substance is not under sufficient pressure to flow freely from the well, it must be pumped or raised mechanically to the surface. Water or pressurized gas is sometimes pumped into a nonproducing oil well to push petroleum resources out of underground reservoirs.
  3. Suitable, proper, fit, right, etc.
Having been restored; healed:
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  1. Having been restored; healed:
  2. Not divided or disjoined; in one unit:
  3. Constituting the full amount, extent, or duration:
Tending to suggest health, or soundness
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  1. Tending to suggest health, or soundness
  2. Characterized by health and vigor of mind and body; specif., morally sound
  3. Conducive to or indicative of good health or well-being; salutary:
Unfluctuating; steady:
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  1. Unfluctuating; steady:
  2. Legally or formally concluded; definite; final
  3. Strong and sure:
Reliable; dependable:
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  1. Reliable; dependable:
  2. Not likely to fail or give way; stable:
  3. Reliable; dependable
(--- Slang) Excellent; first-rate.
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  1. (--- Slang) Excellent; first-rate.
  2. (Informal) Having a firmly favorable or good relationship
  3. Firm or compact in substance:
Not showing or marked by erratic or volatile emotions or behavior:
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  1. Not showing or marked by erratic or volatile emotions or behavior:
  2. Not likely to change or be affected adversely; lasting; enduring
  3. Not likely to break down, fall apart, or give way; fixed
Intellectually powerful; able to think vigorously and clearly
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  1. Intellectually powerful; able to think vigorously and clearly
  2. In good or sound health; robust:
  3. Forceful and pointed; emphatic:
Marked by resoluteness or determination; firm:
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  1. Marked by resoluteness or determination; firm:
  2. Physically strong; vigorous; hardy
  3. Substantially made or built; able to withstand stress or rough use:
Ample; sustaining:
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  1. Ample; sustaining:
  2. Strong; solid; firm; stout
  3. Having good substance; strong; stout; solid; firm; as, substantial cloth; a substantial fence or wall.
That will not fail; always effective
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  1. That will not fail; always effective
  2. (Obs.) Secure or safe
  3. Certain not to miss, slip, or err; steady:
Incapable of being shaken:
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  1. Incapable of being shaken:
  2. Having no errors or loopholes; unassailable.
  3. That cannot be shaken or moved; unfaltering or unwavering.
Appealing to the intellect or powers of reasoning; convincing:
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  1. Appealing to the intellect or powers of reasoning; convincing:
  2. Forceful and to the point, as a reason or argument; compelling; convincing
  3. Convincing; strongly appealing; compelling action, assent, or belief. Convincing; strongly appealing; compelling action, assent, or belief.
Proper, fitting, etc.
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  1. Proper, fitting, etc.
  2. Suitable or proper in nature; fitting:
  3. Based on fact or sound reason; well-founded:
Not hollowed out:
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  1. Not hollowed out:
  2. Sound; reliable:
  3. Upstanding or dependable:
Marked by full control over elements or subordinates; firm:
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  1. Marked by full control over elements or subordinates; firm:
  2. Barely profitable:
  3. Stretched or drawn out fully: