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avenged
an avenged injury
for which vengeance has been taken
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unavenged
an unavenged murder
for which vengeance has not been taken
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beaten
beaten gold
formed or made thin by hammering
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calibrated
a calibrated thermometer
marked with or divided into degrees
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cantering
the cantering soldiers
riding at a gait between a trot and a gallop
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collected
the collected works of Milton
brought together in one place
oewn-03159930-a
gathered
the gathered folds of the skirt
brought together in one place
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uncollected
uncollected garbage in the streets
not brought together in one place
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contested
a contested election
disputed or made the object of contention or competition
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uncontested
uncontested authority
not disputed and not made the object of contention or competition
oewn-03160735-a
elapsed
elapsed time
(of time) having passed or slipped by
oewn-03160842-a
forced
forced-air heating
produced by or subjected to forcing
oewn-03160842-a
forced
furnaces of the forced-convection type
produced by or subjected to forcing
oewn-03160842-a
forced
forced convection in plasma generators
produced by or subjected to forcing
oewn-03161036-a
hammered
a bowl of hammered brass
shaped or worked with a hammer and often showing hammer marks
oewn-03161358-a
held
enemy-held territory
occupied or in the control of; often used in combination
oewn-03161489-a
streaming
his streaming face
exuding a bodily fluid in profuse amounts
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streaming
her streaming eyes
exuding a bodily fluid in profuse amounts
oewn-03161630-a
surmounted
columns surmounted by statues
having something on top
oewn-03161971-a
fitted
a fitted overcoat
being the right size and shape to fit as desired
oewn-03161971-a
fitted
he quickly assembled the fitted pieces
being the right size and shape to fit as desired
oewn-03162135-a
hypophysectomized
hypophysectomized tadpoles
having the pituitary gland removed by surgery
oewn-03162312-a
malted
malted barley
of grain that has been converted into malt
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unmalted
unmalted barley
of grain that has not been converted into malt
oewn-03162681-a
mercerized
mercerized cotton
of cotton thread that has been treated with sodium hydroxide to shrink it and increase its luster and affinity for dye
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operating
the operating conditions of the oxidation pond
involved in a kind of operation
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oxidized
the oxidized form of iodine
combined with or having undergone a chemical reaction with oxygen
oewn-03163313-a
parked
there were four parked cars across the street
that have been left
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penciled
a penciled sketch
drawn or written with a pencil
oewn-03163722-a
penciled
the penciled message
drawn or written with a pencil
oewn-03164026-a
played
the loosely played game
(of games) engaged in
oewn-03164361-a
unposed
unposed photographs
not arranged for pictorial purposes
oewn-03164491-a
posted
the posted speed limit
publicly displayed
oewn-03164588-a
preconceived
certain preconceived notions
(of an idea or opinion) formed beforehand; especially without evidence or through prejudice
oewn-03164770-a
punishing
the king imposed a punishing tax
resulting in punishment
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pursued
running and leaping like a herd of pursued antelopes
followed with enmity as if to harm
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ranging
at night in bed...his slowly ranging thoughts...encountered her
wandering freely
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regenerating
regenerating fibers
that are generating anew
oewn-03165372-a
carinate
a carinate sepal
having a ridge or shaped like a ridge or suggesting the keel of a ship
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sluicing
the sluicing rain
pouring from or as if from a sluice
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squashed
the squashed looking nakedness of the fledgling birds
that has been violently compressed
oewn-03166373-a
strung
keys strung on a red cord
that is on a string
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transpiring
transpiring gas
that is passing through
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sought
the long sought relatives
that is looked for
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saponified
saponified oils
converted into soap
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unsaponified
unsaponified fat
not converted into soap
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life
pottery was his life
a motive for living
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reason
the reason that war was declared
a rational motive for a belief or action
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ground
the grounds for their declaration
a rational motive for a belief or action
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account
don't do it on my account
grounds
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account
the paper was rejected on account of its length
grounds
oewn-09202279-n
score
he tried to blame the victim but his success on that score was doubtful
grounds
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dynamic
they hoped it would act as a spiritual dynamic on all churches
an efficient incentive
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impulse
profound religious impulses
an instinctive motive
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irrational impulse
the mass media and advertisers channel our irrational impulses
a strong spontaneous and irrational motivation
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compulsion
he felt a compulsion to babble on about the accident
an urge to do or say something that might be better left undone or unsaid
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compulsion
her compulsion to wash her hands repeatedly
an irrational motive for performing trivial or repetitive actions, even against your will
oewn-09208177-n
signal
he awaited the signal to start
any incitement to action
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signal
the victory was a signal for wild celebration
any incitement to action
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cathexis
Freud thought of cathexis as a psychic analog of an electrical charge
(psychoanalysis) the libidinal energy invested in some idea or person or object
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charge
Freud thought of cathexis as a psychic analog of an electrical charge
(psychoanalysis) the libidinal energy invested in some idea or person or object
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plane
we will refer to the plane of the graph as the X-Y plane
(mathematics) an unbounded two-dimensional shape
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plane
any line joining two points on a plane lies wholly on that plane
(mathematics) an unbounded two-dimensional shape
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flare
the skirt had a wide flare
a shape that spreads outward
oewn-13888525-n
heart
he drew a heart and called it a valentine
a plane figure with rounded sides curving inward at the top and intersecting at the bottom; conventionally used on playing cards and valentines
oewn-13892630-n
straight line
the shortest distance between two points is a straight line
a line traced by a point traveling in a constant direction; a line of zero curvature
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asymptote
the asymptote of the curve
a straight line that is the limiting value of a curve; can be considered as tangent at infinity
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circle
he calculated the circumference of the circle
ellipse in which the two axes are of equal length; a plane curve generated by one point moving at a constant distance from a fixed point
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circle
the chairs were arranged in a circle
something approximating the shape of a circle
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disk
the moon's disk hung in a cloudless sky
something with a round shape resembling a flat circular plate
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ring
a ring of ships in the harbor
a toroidal shape
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halo
a halo of smoke
a toroidal shape
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double helix
the shape of the DNA molecule is a double helix
a pair of parallel helices intertwined about a common axis
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perversion
the tendrils of the plant exhibited perversion
a curve that reverses the direction of something
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perversion
perversion also shows up in kinky telephone cords
a curve that reverses the direction of something
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eccentricity
a circle is an ellipse with zero eccentricity
(geometry) a ratio describing the shape of a conic section; the ratio of the distance between the foci to the length of the major axis
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ellipse
the sums of the distances from the foci to any point on an ellipse is constant
a closed plane curve resulting from the intersection of a circular cone and a plane cutting completely through it
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square
you can compute the area of a square if you know the length of its sides
(geometry) a plane rectangle with four equal sides and four right angles; a four-sided regular polygon
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triangle
the coastline of Chile and Argentina and Brazil forms two legs of a triangle
something approximating the shape of a triangle
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parallel
parallels never meet
(mathematics) one of a set of parallel geometric figures (parallel lines or planes)
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sinuosity
he hated the sinuosity of mountain roads
having bends (especially of streams and roads)
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contortion
the acrobat performed incredible contortions
a tortuous and twisted shape or position
oewn-13908529-n
knot
their muscles stood out in knots
something twisted and tight and swollen
oewn-13908529-n
gnarl
the old man's fists were two great gnarls
something twisted and tight and swollen
oewn-13908529-n
knot
his stomach was in knots
something twisted and tight and swollen
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jog
there was a jog in the road
a sharp change in direction
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angular distance
he recorded angular distances between the stars
the angular separation between two objects as perceived by an observer
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bulge
the gun in his pocket made an obvious bulge
something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
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hump
the hump of a camel
something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
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prominence
he stood on the rocky prominence
something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
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protuberance
the occipital protuberance was well developed
something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
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excrescence
the bony excrescence between its horns
something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
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belly
the belly of a sail
a part that bulges deeply
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caput
the caput humeri is the head of the humerus which fits into a cavity in the scapula
a headlike protuberance on an organ or structure
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impression
he left the impression of his fingers in the soft mud
a concavity in a surface produced by pressing
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dimple
there are approximately 336 dimples on a golf ball
any slight depression in a surface
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ellipsoid
the Earth is an ellipsoid
a surface whose plane sections are all ellipses or circles
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base
the base of the triangle
the bottom side of a geometric figure from which the altitude can be constructed
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ball
a ball of fire
an object with a spherical shape
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column
the test tube held a column of white powder
anything that approximates the shape of a column or tower
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Wordnet definitions for English

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