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Exhibiting ingenuity or imagination; creative or artful:
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  1. Exhibiting ingenuity or imagination; creative or artful:
  2. Quick in thinking or learning; intelligent, ingenious, quick-witted, witty, facile, etc.
  3. Skilled at accomplishing things, especially with the hands:
(Obs.) Having a keen sense of smell
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  1. (Obs.) Having a keen sense of smell
  2. Having or showing keen perception or discernment and sound judgment, foresight, etc.
Having the ability to perceive; keen in discernment.
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  1. Having the ability to perceive; keen in discernment.
  2. Having or showing keenness of perception, insight, understanding, or intuition
  3. Marked by discernment and understanding; sensitive.
  1. Showing compassion.
  2. That understands; having or characterized by comprehension, sympathy, etc.
  3. Characterized by or having good sense or compassion:
Shrewd or cunning, esp. in a selfish way; scheming
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  1. Shrewd or cunning, esp. in a selfish way; scheming
  2. (Especially of a person) Which serves one's own interests in an unemotional, analytical manner.
  3. Shrewd; crafty:
Delicately pleasing; pretty or cute:
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  1. Delicately pleasing; pretty or cute:
  2. Attractive or pretty in a delicate way; cute
  3. Skillful in deception; sly; crafty
Relating to, or characterized by, craft or skill; dexterous.
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  1. Relating to, or characterized by, craft or skill; dexterous.
  2. Skillful at deceiving others; characterized by craft; cunning; wily.
  3. Subtly deceitful; sly; cunning; artful
Having or showing tact
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  1. Having or showing tact
  2. Possessing or exhibiting tact; considerate and discreet:
  3. Possessing tact; able to deal with people in a sensitive manner.
Easily perceived or noticed; marked; striking; appreciable
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  1. Easily perceived or noticed; marked; striking; appreciable
  2. Having appreciation or understanding; emotionally or intellectually aware
  3. Acting with or exhibiting good judgment; reasonable:
On one's guard; cautious, suspicious, etc.
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  1. On one's guard; cautious, suspicious, etc.
  2. On guard; watchful:
  3. Cautious of danger; carefully watching and guarding against deception, artifices, and dangers; timorously or suspiciously prudent; circumspect; scrupulous; careful.
Of or characteristic of a scholar; learned
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  1. Of or characteristic of a scholar; learned
  2. Having or showing a strong interest in scholarship or learning.
  3. Having or showing much knowledge, accuracy, and critical ability
Fashionable; elegant:
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  1. Fashionable; elegant:
  2. Energetic or quick in movement:
  3. Amusingly clever; witty:
Clear and distinct to the eye; conspicuous:
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  1. Clear and distinct to the eye; conspicuous:
  2. Strong or pronounced; prominent:
  3. Unduly forward and brazen; impudent:
Located ahead or in advance:
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  1. Located ahead or in advance:
  2. Going, tending, or moving toward a position in front:
  3. Being ahead of current economic, political, or technological trends; progressive:
Causing anger, displeasure, or resentment:
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  1. Causing anger, displeasure, or resentment:
  2. (Sports) Of or relating to a team having possession of a ball or puck:
  3. Making a physical or military attack:
Overly self-assertive or self-confident.
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  1. Overly self-assertive or self-confident.
  2. (Informal) Jauntily conceited or overbearing; self-confident in an aggressive or swaggering way
Energetic or quick in movement:
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  1. Energetic or quick in movement:
  2. Fashionable; elegant:
  3. Amusingly clever; witty:
Possessing knowledge, information, or understanding:
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  1. Possessing knowledge, information, or understanding:
  2. Suggestive of secret or private knowledge:
  3. Shrewd or showing clever awareness.
(Obs.) Having a keen sense of smell
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  1. (Obs.) Having a keen sense of smell
  2. Having or showing keen perception or discernment and sound judgment, foresight, etc.
Having or exhibiting wisdom and calm judgment.
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  1. Having or exhibiting wisdom and calm judgment.
  2. Proceeding from or marked by wisdom and calm judgment:
  3. Showing wisdom and good judgment
Of or relating to the existing human species (Homo sapiens)
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  1. Of or relating to the existing human species (Homo sapiens)
  2. Having great wisdom and discernment.
  3. Full of knowledge; wise; sagacious; discerning
Displaying common sense.
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  1. Displaying common sense.
Having or exhibiting sound judgment; prudent.
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  1. Having or exhibiting sound judgment; prudent.
Characteristically self-composed and sensible.
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  1. Characteristically self-composed and sensible.
  2. Alternative spelling of level-headed.
  3. Having or showing an even temper and sound judgment; sensible
Careful or wise in handling practical matters; exercising good judgment or common sense:
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  1. Careful or wise in handling practical matters; exercising good judgment or common sense:
  2. Cautious or judicious in manner and/or actions. Cautious or judicious in manner and/or actions.
  3. Capable of exercising sound judgment in practical matters, esp. as concerns one's own interests
Consistent with or based on reason or good judgment; logical or sensible:
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  1. Consistent with or based on reason or good judgment; logical or sensible:
  2. Of sound mind; sane:
  3. Able to reason; reasoning; in possession of one's reason or sanity
A standard for what is fair and appropriate under usual and ordinary circumstances; that which is according to reason; the way a rational and just person would have acted. A standard for what is fair and appropriate under usual and ordinary circumstances; that which is according to reason; the way a rational and just person would have acted.
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  1. A standard for what is fair and appropriate under usual and ordinary circumstances; that which is according to reason; the way a rational and just person would have acted. A standard for what is fair and appropriate under usual and ordinary circumstances; that which is according to reason; the way a rational and just person would have acted.
  2. Governed by or being in accordance with reason or sound thinking:
  3. Using or showing reason, or sound judgment; sensible
(Obs.) Having a keen sense of smell
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  1. (Obs.) Having a keen sense of smell
  2. Having or showing keen perception or discernment and sound judgment, foresight, etc.
Having or exhibiting wisdom and calm judgment.
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  1. Having or exhibiting wisdom and calm judgment.
  2. Showing wisdom and good judgment
  3. Wise, discerning, judicious, etc.
Of sound mind; mentally healthy:
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  1. Of sound mind; mentally healthy:
  2. Showing good sense; sensible
  3. Having or showing sound judgment; reasonable.
Having great wisdom and discernment.
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  1. Having great wisdom and discernment.
  2. Of or relating to the existing human species (Homo sapiens)
  3. Full of knowledge; wise; sagacious; discerning
Having appreciation or understanding; emotionally or intellectually aware
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  1. Having appreciation or understanding; emotionally or intellectually aware
  2. Having or showing good sense or sound judgment; intelligent; reasonable; wise
  3. Having the faculty of sensation; able to feel or perceive.
Marked by or showing common sense and good judgment; levelheaded:
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  1. Marked by or showing common sense and good judgment; levelheaded:
  2. A type of longitudinal wave that originates as the vibration of a medium (such as a person's vocal cords or a guitar string) and travels through gases, liquids, and elastic solids as variations of pressure and density. The loudness of a sound perceived by the ear depends on the amplitude of the sound wave and is measured in decibels, while its pitch depends on its frequency, measured in hertz.
  3. Based on valid reasoning; having no logical flaws:
(Mathematics) Alternative form of well-founded.
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  1. (Mathematics) Alternative form of well-founded.
  2. Based on facts, good evidence, or sound judgment
  3. Based on sound judgment, reasoning, or evidence; adequately substantiated:
(Of an argument etc) Based on good judgment and solid reasoning
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  1. (Of an argument etc) Based on good judgment and solid reasoning
  2. (Of a person) Having extensive knowledge of a subject
  3. Having a sound basis; well-founded.
Having or showing a clever or shrewd mind; cunning; crafty; wily
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  1. Having or showing a clever or shrewd mind; cunning; crafty; wily
  2. Having or showing shrewdness and discernment, especially with respect to one's own concerns.
Sly; tricky; cunning
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  1. Sly; tricky; cunning
  2. Uncommunicative; unwilling or hesitant to give information.
  3. Careful not to get caught or fooled
(Scotland, Northumbrian) Pleasant, fair.
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  1. (Scotland, Northumbrian) Pleasant, fair.
  2. (Northumbrian) Very or much.
  3. Knowing, shrewd, astute.
Implying shrewd understanding or possession of secret or inside information
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  1. Implying shrewd understanding or possession of secret or inside information
  2. Suggestive of secret or private knowledge:
  3. Shrewd or showing clever awareness.
Having or showing penetrating mental discernment; clear-sighted.
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  1. Having or showing penetrating mental discernment; clear-sighted.
  2. (Archaic) Having keen vision
  3. Having keen judgment or understanding; acutely perceptive
(Obs.) Evil, bad, wicked, mischievous, shrewish, etc.
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  1. (Obs.) Evil, bad, wicked, mischievous, shrewish, etc.
  2. Artful, tricky or cunning
  3. Artful, cunning, wily, etc. in one's dealings with others
(Slang) Excellent; wonderful.
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  1. (Slang) Excellent; wonderful.
  2. Accomplished; adept; clever; ingenious
  3. (Informal) Having or showing skill in composition or technique but little depth or literary significance
Impertinent; insolent:
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  1. Impertinent; insolent:
  2. Capable of making adjustments that resemble those resulting from human decisions, chiefly by means of electronic sensors and computer technology:
  3. Amusingly clever; witty:
(Informal) Shrewd or discerning
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  1. (Informal) Shrewd or discerning
  2. Well informed and perceptive; shrewd:
  3. Knowledgeable or proficient. Often used in combination:
Having or showing a wide knowledge gained from reading; learned; scholarly
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  1. Having or showing a wide knowledge gained from reading; learned; scholarly
  2. Having or showing great knowledge or learning.
Having much learning, knowledgeable, erudite; highly educated.
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  1. Having much learning, knowledgeable, erudite; highly educated.
  2. Showing or characterized by such knowledge:
  3. Acquired by learning or experience:
Very well educated; learned
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  1. Very well educated; learned
  2. Inscribed or marked with letters
  3. Highly educated; learned.
Having or showing much knowledge, accuracy, and critical ability
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  1. Having or showing much knowledge, accuracy, and critical ability
  2. Devoted to learning; studious
  3. Of or characteristic of a scholar; learned
(Sports) In play; live:
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  1. (Sports) In play; live:
  2. Full of activity or animation; lively:
  3. Full of living or moving things; abounding:
Completely conscious; not in a state of sleep.
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  1. Completely conscious; not in a state of sleep.
  2. Active or alert; aware
  3. (By extension) Alert, aware.
Having knowledge or discernment of something:
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  1. Having knowledge or discernment of something:
  2. Knowing or realizing; conscious; informed
  3. Conscious or having knowledge of something.
Fully informed; conscious.
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  1. Fully informed; conscious.
  2. Having cognizance; aware or informed (of something)
Easily perceived or noticed; marked; striking; appreciable
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  1. Easily perceived or noticed; marked; striking; appreciable
  2. Acting with or exhibiting good judgment; reasonable:
  3. Having appreciation or understanding; emotionally or intellectually aware
Having sense perception; conscious:
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  1. Having sense perception; conscious:
  2. Of, having, or capable of feeling or perception; conscious
Very fashionable or stylish.
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  1. Very fashionable or stylish.
  2. Keenly aware of or knowledgeable about the latest trends or developments.
  3. Sophisticated; knowing; aware
Presumptuous; arrogant.
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  1. Presumptuous; arrogant.
  2. Taking too much for granted; presumptuous
Taken for granted; assumed.
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  1. Taken for granted; assumed.
  2. Held as true or valid without evidence.
  3. Forward or presumptuous.
Not restrained by a sense of shame or propriety; rudely bold; brazen
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  1. Not restrained by a sense of shame or propriety; rudely bold; brazen
  2. Fearlessly, often recklessly daring; bold.
  3. Bold or daring; fearless
Showing a readiness to take risks or face danger; daring; fearless
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  1. Showing a readiness to take risks or face danger; daring; fearless
  2. Strong or pronounced; prominent:
  3. Unduly forward and brazen; impudent:
Hasty or unrestrained without regard for consequences:
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  1. Hasty or unrestrained without regard for consequences:
  2. Offensively bold; pushing, presumptuous, impudent, etc.
  3. Presumptuously forward; impudent:
Having a loud, usually harsh, resonant sound:
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  1. Having a loud, usually harsh, resonant sound:
  2. Showing no shame; bold; impudent
  3. Like brass in color or other qualities
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  1. (Informal) Impudent; impertinent.
  2. (Informal) Saucy; impudent; insolent
  3. Impertinently bold; impudent and saucy.
Rude in a contemptuous way; insulting and humiliating
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  1. Rude in a contemptuous way; insulting and humiliating
Often encountered or seen:
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  1. Often encountered or seen:
  2. Taking undue liberties; presumptuous:
  3. Natural and unstudied; informal:
Moving in a prescribed direction or order for normal use:
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  1. Moving in a prescribed direction or order for normal use:
  2. Located ahead or in advance:
  3. Going, tending, or moving toward a position in front:
Not pertinent or suitable
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  1. Not pertinent or suitable
  2. Not showing proper respect or manners; insolent; impudent
  3. Exceeding the limits of propriety or good manners; improperly forward or bold:
(Obsolete) Immodest.
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  1. (Obsolete) Immodest.
  2. Offensively bold or disrespectful; insolent or impertinent.
Audaciously rude or disrespectful; impertinent or impudent.
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  1. Audaciously rude or disrespectful; impertinent or impudent.
  2. Boldly disrespectful in speech or behavior; impertinent; impudent
  3. (Archaic) Presumptuous and insulting in manner or speech; arrogant.
(Now archaic) Impudent, cheeky, saucy. [from 15th c.]
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  1. (Now archaic) Impudent, cheeky, saucy. [from 15th c.]
  2. Saucy; impudent; pert
  3. Impudently bold in speech or manner; saucy.
(Informal) Rudely bold; brazen; impudent
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  1. (Informal) Rudely bold; brazen; impudent
  2. Showing or requiring courage and fortitude; bold.
  3. Full of courage; bold
Excessively confident; presumptuous.
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  1. Excessively confident; presumptuous.
  2. Presumptuous, cocksure, rude and disrespectful.
  3. Confident without adequate reason; too confident
(Dial.) In good spirits or health; lively; brisk
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  1. (Dial.) In good spirits or health; lively; brisk
  2. Attractive or stylish in appearance:
  3. Bold or impudent in speech or behavior; saucy; forward
Having or showing excessive and arrogant self-confidence; presumptuous.
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  1. Having or showing excessive and arrogant self-confidence; presumptuous.
Going beyond what is right or proper; excessively forward:
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  1. Going beyond what is right or proper; excessively forward:
  2. Too bold or forward; taking too much for granted; showing overconfidence, arrogance, or effrontery
(Informal) Annoyingly aggressive and persistent
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  1. (Informal) Annoyingly aggressive and persistent
  2. Aggressively ambitious; overly assertive, bold or determined.
  3. Disagreeably aggressive or forward.
Rude and disrespectful; impudent.
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  1. Rude and disrespectful; impudent.
  2. Bold and spirited; cheeky
  3. Stylish; chic:
Having the consistency of or covered with sauce:
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  1. Having the consistency of or covered with sauce:
  2. Attractive or stylish, especially in being sexually alluring:
  3. Impertinent or disrespectful, especially in a playful or lively way:
Amusingly clever; witty:
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  1. Amusingly clever; witty:
  2. Fashionable; elegant:
  3. Capable of making adjustments that resemble those resulting from human decisions, chiefly by means of electronic sensors and computer technology:
Made of or decorated with brass.
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  1. Made of or decorated with brass.
  2. (Music) Resembling or characterized by the sound of brass instruments:
  3. Like brass, as in color
(Informal) Flippant; saucy; impertinent
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  1. (Informal) Flippant; saucy; impertinent
  2. Marked by casual disrespect; impertinent:
Not yet used or soiled; clean:
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  1. Not yet used or soiled; clean:
  2. Fairly strong and often cool; brisk:
  3. Having the glowing or unspoiled appearance of youth:
(Informal) Snippy; impertinent.
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  1. (Informal) Snippy; impertinent.
  2. Irritable, snappy
  3. Made up of short snippets
(Informal) Curt, sharp, or snappish, esp. in an insolent manner
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  1. (Informal) Curt, sharp, or snappish, esp. in an insolent manner
  2. Occurring in pieces; fragmentary.
  3. Made up of small scraps or snips; fragmentary
(Since circa 1678) Having plenty of money.
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  1. (Since circa 1678) Having plenty of money.
  2. (Colloquial) Proud; arrogant; assuming; putting on airs of superiority.
  3. (Cricket, of a shot) In which the ball is hit into the air, with the chance of being caught
Haughty or presumptuous, especially for one's rank or social standing:
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  1. Haughty or presumptuous, especially for one's rank or social standing:
  2. Inclined to be haughty, arrogant, snobbish, etc.
  3. Behaving in a way regarded as above one's rightful station or class
Something, such as a garment, that is in the current mode:
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  1. Something, such as a garment, that is in the current mode:
  2. The current style or mode of dress, speech, conduct, etc.
  3. Manner or mode; way:
The prevailing customs, social conduct, and norms of a specific society, period, or group, especially as the subject of a literary work:
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  1. The prevailing customs, social conduct, and norms of a specific society, period, or group, especially as the subject of a literary work:
  2. Characteristic style or method in art, music, literature, etc.
  3. A way of doing something or the way in which a thing is done or happens:
A technique of acting in which the actor recalls emotions and reactions from past experience and uses them in identifying with and individualizing the character being portrayed.
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  1. A technique of acting in which the actor recalls emotions and reactions from past experience and uses them in identifying with and individualizing the character being portrayed.
  2. Regularity and orderliness in action, thought, or expression; system in doing things or handling ideas
  3. A way of doing something; procedure; process; esp., a regular, orderly, definite procedure or way of teaching, investigating, etc.
(Philosophy) The particular appearance, form, or manner in which an underlying substance, or a permanent aspect or attribute of it, is manifested.
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  1. (Philosophy) The particular appearance, form, or manner in which an underlying substance, or a permanent aspect or attribute of it, is manifested.
  2. The current or customary fashion or style:
  3. A manner or way of acting, doing, or being; method or form
A method of operating or functioning.
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  1. A method of operating or functioning.
  2. A person's manner of working.
  3. A way of doing or accomplishing something
A name or title:
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  1. A name or title:
  2. A quality of imagination and individuality expressed in one's actions and tastes:
  3. Manner or mode of expression in language, as distinct from the ideas expressed; way of using words to express thoughts
A set of facts, principles, rules, etc. classified or arranged in a regular, orderly form so as to show a logical plan linking the various parts
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  1. A set of facts, principles, rules, etc. classified or arranged in a regular, orderly form so as to show a logical plan linking the various parts
  2. The prevailing social order; the establishment. Used with the :
  3. An established way of doing something; method; procedure
Manner or style
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  1. Manner or style
  2. A route or course that is or may be used to go from one place to another
  3. Used with a personal pronoun as the object of various verbs to indicate progress toward an objective:
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