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A person or thing regarded as fulfilling this conception; perfect model
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  1. A person or thing regarded as fulfilling this conception; perfect model
  2. A conception of something in its most excellent or perfect form
  3. One that is regarded as a standard or model of perfection or excellence:
The rules or standards governing the conduct of a person or the members of a profession:
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  1. The rules or standards governing the conduct of a person or the members of a profession:
  2. The study of the general nature of morals and of the specific moral choices to be made by a person; moral philosophy.
  3. A particular moral standard or value
A system or collection of ideas of right and wrong conduct:
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  1. A system or collection of ideas of right and wrong conduct:
  2. The quality of being in accord with standards of right or good conduct:
  3. Moral quality or character; rightness or wrongness, as of an action
Virtue; excellence
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  1. Virtue; excellence
  2. The best part, essence, or valuable element of a thing
  3. The state or quality of being good
The state, quality, or manner of being ethical.
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  1. The state, quality, or manner of being ethical.
Something that is conventionally accepted as good beyond doubt.
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  1. Something that is conventionally accepted as good beyond doubt.
Respectable character, reputation, or social status
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  1. Respectable character, reputation, or social status
  2. The quality or state of being respectable
  3. The quality of being respectable.
Correctness of judgment or method
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  1. Correctness of judgment or method
  2. Conduct according to moral principles; strict honesty; uprightness of character
  3. The quality or condition of being correct in judgment.
Good name; reputation:
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  1. Good name; reputation:
  2. A person or thing that brings respect and fame to a school, country, etc.
  3. A sense of principled uprightness of character; personal integrity:
Any of a genus (Lunaria) of plants of the crucifer family, with purple and white flowers and large, flat, oval pods; esp., a plant (L. annua) whose pods are used in winter bouquets
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  1. Any of a genus (Lunaria) of plants of the crucifer family, with purple and white flowers and large, flat, oval pods; esp., a plant (L. annua) whose pods are used in winter bouquets
  2. The state or quality of being honest
  3. The quality or condition of being honest; integrity.
Freedom from prejudice; impartiality.
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  1. Freedom from prejudice; impartiality.
  2. Purity; innocence
  3. The quality of being fair and unprejudiced; impartiality
The state, fact, or quality of deserving well or, sometimes, ill; desert
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  1. The state, fact, or quality of deserving well or, sometimes, ill; desert
  2. Superior quality or worth; excellence:
  3. Worth; value; excellence
The ratio of a ship's length to her beam.
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  1. The ratio of a ship's length to her beam.
  2. The ratio, in a precious metal, of the primary metal to any additives or impurities.
  3. The quality or state of being fine
Public estimation of someone; reputation:
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  1. Public estimation of someone; reputation:
  2. A person or animal portrayed with a personality in comics or animation:
  3. Essential quality; nature; kind or sort
A title of honor or respect; more common in the form Excellency.
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  1. A title of honor or respect; more common in the form Excellency.
  2. The fact or condition of excelling; superiority; surpassing goodness, merit, etc.
  3. The state, quality, or condition of excelling; superiority.
Worth in usefulness or importance to the possessor; utility or merit:
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  1. Worth in usefulness or importance to the possessor; utility or merit:
  2. (Linguistics) The sound quality of a letter or diphthong.
  3. That which is desirable or worthy of esteem for its own sake; thing or quality having intrinsic worth
Simplicity of style
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  1. Simplicity of style
  2. The quality or state of being chaste
  3. The condition or quality of being chaste, especially the condition of not having had sexual intercourse or of abstaining from sexual relations.
Those in a high social position:
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  1. Those in a high social position:
  2. A personal trait, especially a character trait:
  3. Superiority of kind:
The sentimental value of something; emotional value.
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  1. The sentimental value of something; emotional value.
  2. That quality of a person or thing that lends importance, value, merit, etc. and that is measurable by the esteem in which the person or thing is held
  3. The quality that renders something desirable, useful, or valuable:
An instance of kind behavior:
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  1. An instance of kind behavior:
  2. (Archaic) Kind feeling; affection; goodwill
  3. The state, quality, or habit of being kind
Ignorance or inexperience, specif. with regard to sex
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  1. Ignorance or inexperience, specif. with regard to sex
  2. Freedom from sin, moral wrong, or guilt through lack of knowledge of evil.
  3. The state, quality, or virtue of being innocent, especially:
(Uncountable) The trait of being willing to donate money and/or time.
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  1. (Uncountable) The trait of being willing to donate money and/or time.
  2. (Literally uncountable) Good breeding; nobility of stock.
  3. The quality of being generous
The state or quality of being trustworthy or reliable.
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A factor to be considered in forming a judgment or decision:
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  1. A factor to be considered in forming a judgment or decision:
  2. A result of considering; an opinion or a judgment:
  3. Something of value to either the promisee or the promisor of a contract (usually cash, but also property, a promise to do something or not to do something, and so on) that is given or will be given by the promisee to the promisor in exchange for a performance or a promise of a performance by the promisor. For the contract to be enforceable, the consideration must be something that the promisee, to his or her detriment or loss, is giving up, or something that benefits the promisor. Something of value to either the promisee or the promisor of a contract (usually cash, but also property, a promise to do something or not to do something, and so on) that is given or will be given by the promisee to the promisor in exchange for a performance or a promise of a performance by the promisor. For the contract to be enforceable, the consideration must be something that the promisee, to his or her detriment or loss, is giving up, or something that benefits the promisor.
Basic nature; character; kind
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  1. Basic nature; character; kind
  2. (Phonet.) The distinctive character of a vowel sound as determined by the resonance of the vocal cords and the shape of the air passage above the larynx when the sound is produced
  3. A personal trait, especially a character trait:
A feature that helps to identify, tell apart, or describe recognizably; a distinguishing mark or trait.
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  1. A feature that helps to identify, tell apart, or describe recognizably; a distinguishing mark or trait.
  2. A distinguishable feature of a person or thing
  3. A distinguishing trait, feature, or quality; peculiarity
A quality or characteristic inherent in or ascribed to someone or something.
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  1. A quality or characteristic inherent in or ascribed to someone or something.
  2. An object used in literature or art as a symbol for a person, office, etc.
  3. A characteristic or quality of a person or thing
A tendency to become easily angry or irritable:
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  1. A tendency to become easily angry or irritable:
  2. (Obs.) Character; quality
  3. A characteristic general quality; tone:
A route or course that is or may be used to go from one place to another
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  1. A route or course that is or may be used to go from one place to another
  2. An aspect, particular, or feature:
  3. Used with a personal pronoun as the object of various verbs to indicate progress toward an objective:
A distinguishing quality or characteristic, as of personality
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  1. A distinguishing quality or characteristic, as of personality
  2. A distinguishing feature, as of a person's character.
  3. A genetically determined characteristic or condition. Traits may be physical, such as hair color or leaf shape, or they may be behavioral, such as nesting in birds and burrowing in rodents. Traits typically result from the combined action of several genes, though some traits are expressed by a single gene.
A prominent or distinctive part, quality, or characteristic:
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  1. A prominent or distinctive part, quality, or characteristic:
  2. A special story, article, etc. in a newspaper or magazine, often prominently displayed
  3. The form or look of the face; facial appearance
An acquired skill or refinement:
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  1. An acquired skill or refinement:
  2. The act of accomplishing; entire performance; completion; fulfillment; as, the accomplishment of an enterprise, of a prophecy, etc.
  3. Something accomplished or done successfully; work completed; achievement
The process of achieving something:
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  1. The process of achieving something:
  2. Something that has been achieved, especially by means of skill or perseverance:
  3. A thing achieved, esp. by skill, work, courage, etc.; feat
All of the rights of ownership, including the rights of possession, to enjoy, to use, and to dispose of a chattel or a piece of land. All of the rights of ownership, including the rights of possession, to enjoy, to use, and to dispose of a chattel or a piece of land.
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  1. All of the rights of ownership, including the rights of possession, to enjoy, to use, and to dispose of a chattel or a piece of land. All of the rights of ownership, including the rights of possession, to enjoy, to use, and to dispose of a chattel or a piece of land.
  2. Something, as a piece of writing, in which copyright or other rights are held, specif., one acquired for production as a film
  3. Any trait or attribute proper to a thing or, formerly, to a person; characteristic quality; peculiarity; specif., any of the principal characteristics of a substance, esp. as determined by the senses or by its effect on another substance
Excellence or eminence, as of performance, character, or reputation:
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  1. Excellence or eminence, as of performance, character, or reputation:
  2. The quality that makes one seem superior or worthy of special recognition
  3. That which makes or keeps distinct; quality, mark, or feature that differentiates
The quality of being suitable for or receptive to specified treatment:
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  1. The quality of being suitable for or receptive to specified treatment:
  2. A legal qualification, such as age, that determines one’s ability to do something that has legal consequences (such as making a contract or getting married). Also called legal capacity.
  3. The power to learn or retain knowledge; mental ability.
The capacity of a system or machine to operate:
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  1. The capacity of a system or machine to operate:
  2. The ability or capacity to act or do something effectively:
  3. The rate at which work is done, or energy expended, per unit time. Power is usually measured in watts (especially for electrical power) or horsepower (especially for mechanical power). For a path conducting electrical current, such as a component in an electric circuit, P = VI, where P is the power dissipated along the path, V is the voltage across the path, and I is the current through the path.
The state or fact of being a virgin
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  1. The state or fact of being a virgin
  2. The quality or condition of being a virgin.
Freedom from corrupting elements
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  1. Freedom from corrupting elements
  2. Freedom from spiritual or moral defilement; innocence or chastity:
  3. The quality or condition of being pure:
Things needed for a proper or comfortable standard of living
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  1. Things needed for a proper or comfortable standard of living
  2. The state or quality of being decent; propriety.
  3. The quality or condition of being decent; propriety of conduct and speech; proper behavior, modesty, courtesy, etc.
(Slang) Incriminating information or evidence:
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  1. (Slang) Incriminating information or evidence:
  2. A good, valuable, or useful part or aspect.
  3. Welfare; benefit:
Virtue; excellence
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  1. Virtue; excellence
  2. The best part, essence, or valuable element of a thing
  3. The state or quality of being good
A system or collection of ideas of right and wrong conduct:
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  1. A system or collection of ideas of right and wrong conduct:
  2. The character of being in accord with the principles or standards of right conduct; right conduct; sometimes, specif., virtue in sexual conduct
  3. The quality of being in accord with standards of right or good conduct:
Uprightness in one's dealings; integrity
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  1. Uprightness in one's dealings; integrity
  2. Complete and confirmed integrity; uprightness:
Correctness of judgment or method
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  1. Correctness of judgment or method
  2. Conduct according to moral principles; strict honesty; uprightness of character
  3. The quality or condition of being correct in judgment.
Soundness of moral principles; integrity
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  1. Soundness of moral principles; integrity
  2. Agreement with truth or fact; correctness
  3. (Countable) The result or product of being right.
The state of being virtuous
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The quality or state of being chaste
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  1. The quality or state of being chaste
  2. The condition or quality of being chaste, especially the condition of not having had sexual intercourse or of abstaining from sexual relations.
  3. Decency or modesty
Surroundings or services deemed necessary for an acceptable standard of living.
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  1. Surroundings or services deemed necessary for an acceptable standard of living.
  2. Things needed for a proper or comfortable standard of living
  3. The quality or condition of being decent; propriety of conduct and speech; proper behavior, modesty, courtesy, etc.
The state, quality, or virtue of being innocent, especially:
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  1. The state, quality, or virtue of being innocent, especially:
  2. Freedom from sin, moral wrong, or guilt through lack of knowledge of evil.
  3. Freedom from guile, cunning, or deceit; simplicity or artlessness.
Decency; decorum
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  1. Decency; decorum
  2. Reserve or propriety in speech, dress, or behavior:
  3. The state or quality of being moderate in the estimation of one's own abilities, accomplishments, or value.
Freedom from evil or sin; innocence; chastity
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  1. Freedom from evil or sin; innocence; chastity
  2. Freedom from spiritual or moral defilement; innocence or chastity:
  3. The quality or condition of being pure:
The state or fact of being a virgin
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  1. The state or fact of being a virgin
  2. The quality or condition of being a virgin.
The state of being virtuous
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A quality or feature that is most effective, gratifying, or telling:
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  1. A quality or feature that is most effective, gratifying, or telling:
  2. A quality or combination of qualities that gives pleasure to the mind or senses and is often associated with properties such as harmony of form or color, proportion, authenticity, and originality.
  3. An outstanding or conspicuous example:
That which makes or keeps distinct; quality, mark, or feature that differentiates
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  1. That which makes or keeps distinct; quality, mark, or feature that differentiates
  2. A special quality or accomplishment conferring uniqueness or honor:
  3. Excellence or eminence, as of performance, character, or reputation:
The state, quality, or condition of excelling; superiority.
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  1. The state, quality, or condition of excelling; superiority.
  2. A title of honor or respect; more common in the form Excellency.
  3. The fact or condition of excelling; superiority; surpassing goodness, merit, etc.
(--- Law) The factors to be considered in making a substantive decision in a case, independent of procedural or technical aspects:
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  1. (--- Law) The factors to be considered in making a substantive decision in a case, independent of procedural or technical aspects:
  2. The state, fact, or quality of deserving well or, sometimes, ill; desert
  3. Superior quality or worth; excellence:
The act or process of perfecting
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  1. The act or process of perfecting
  2. A person or thing that is the perfect embodiment of some quality
  3. The quality or condition of being perfect; extreme degree of excellence according to a given standard
The diameter of the bore of a firearm, usually shown in hundredths or thousandths of an inch and expressed in writing or print in terms of a decimal fraction:
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  1. The diameter of the bore of a firearm, usually shown in hundredths or thousandths of an inch and expressed in writing or print in terms of a decimal fraction:
  2. Degree of worth; quality:
  3. Degree of worth or value of a person or thing; quality or ability
The state, fact, or quality of deserving well or, sometimes, ill; desert
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  1. The state, fact, or quality of deserving well or, sometimes, ill; desert
  2. Superior quality or worth; excellence:
  3. Worth; value; excellence
High social position:
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  1. High social position:
  2. Those in a high social position:
  3. Superiority of kind:
Development, growth, or level of attainment, esp. as worthy of esteem
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  1. Development, growth, or level of attainment, esp. as worthy of esteem
  2. An achieved level; status.
  3. The height of a person, or sometimes an animal, in a natural standing position
Worth in usefulness or importance to the possessor; utility or merit:
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  1. Worth in usefulness or importance to the possessor; utility or merit:
  2. That which is desirable or worthy of esteem for its own sake; thing or quality having intrinsic worth
  3. (Linguistics) The sound quality of a letter or diphthong.
The sentimental value of something; emotional value.
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  1. The sentimental value of something; emotional value.
  2. That quality of a person or thing that lends importance, value, merit, etc. and that is measurable by the esteem in which the person or thing is held
  3. The quality that renders something desirable, useful, or valuable:
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