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1blizzard 8 The blizzard struck the north-east yesterday, causing serious damage.Na snowstorm with very strong winds2023.06.14 04:00
2gale 8 The gale blew down hundreds of trees.Nan extremely strong wind2023.06.14 03:56
3biodiversity 8 The air you breathe, the water you drink and the food you eat all ultimately rely on biodiversity.NThe variety of plant and animal life in the world or in a particular habitat2022.06.06 06:16
4deforestation 8 Human-driven and natural loss of trees— deforestation—affects wildlife, ecosystems, weather patterns, and the climateNDeforestation is the permanent removal of trees to make room for something besides forest.2022.06.06 06:06
5faddish 8 The young wore faddish attireADJUp to date, with a suggestion of superficiality 2020.02.27 09:53
6 reconnaissance 8 Aerial reconnaissance of the enemy position showed they were ready to attack.ADJInformation gathering in a military context2019.12.01 12:42
7 dichotomy 8 Rousseau's fundamental idea was the dichotomy of nature and culture.NA division or contrast between two things that are or are represented as being opposed or entirely different.2019.11.12 09:08
8 envisage 8 Nobody can know what kind of world will result from the interplay of these forces, but it is possible to envisage plausible futuresVContemplate or conceive of as a possibility or a desirable future event.2019.07.31 15:42
9 extrapolate 8 The computational model can extrapolate the morphogenetic movements of human organs such as the eye, heart, lung etc.VEstimate or conclude (something) by extrapolating.2019.06.26 13:45
10 dogma 8 On the contrary, you renew your doctrines and dogmas, making them relevant to the times in which you seek support.NA principle or set of principles laid down by an authority as incontrovertibly true.2019.04.30 12:07
11 blizzard 8 We hope this is the last blizzard of the winterNSerious snow storm2019.02.12 17:15
12 antecedent 8 This project also serves to remind us that the desire to mediate the future at the moment it emerges into the present has its antecedentsNA thing that existed before or logically precedes another.2019.01.17 12:25
13 boar 8 the prize Middle White boarNold world wild swine having a narrow body and prominent tusks from which most domestic swine come2016.09.27 12:56
14 elation 8 There is a rush of elation,tempered wuth something else: a naeless dread.Nvery happy,great happiness2016.09.27 12:49
15 transpire 8 This gragh is shown that nothing has transpired since 2000V: to happen - : to become known2016.09.27 09:21
16 doctorate 8 here did he do his doctorate?None of the highest earned academic degrees conferred by a university.2016.09.26 23:15
17 debilitate 8 I was debilitated by cold.Vsomeone to make someone ill and weak.2016.09.26 22:53
18 exude 8 She exudes great confidence.Vmake apparent by one's mood or behavior2016.09.25 22:52
19 thermometer 8 a thermometer readingNmeasuring instrument for measuring temperature.2016.09.25 18:29
20 gorilla 8 The gorilla is actually a quiet animal.Nlargest anthropoid ape ;terrestrial and vegetarian;of forests of central west Africa.2016.09.25 18:14
21 lexical 8 Lexical Entry Form is made.Nof or relating to the words or vocabulary of a language.2016.09.21 22:28
22 phoenix 8 A phoenix is very loyal and smart, its tears could fix any - wound.NPhoenix is a kind of bird ofWestern European mythology, and it reborn from fire.2016.09.19 09:36
23 chute 8 Feed chute is very useful in the farm.Na narrow, steep slide for objects or people to go down2015.11.24 13:50
24 autism 8 People need to know what is autism and accept people with autism, they need more protect than normal human. - Nan illness that starts in young children and causes behavior that is unusually centered on the self while limiting development of 2015.11.24 13:35
25 chute 8 My phone rolled from chuteNa narrow, steep slide for objects or people to go down2015.11.24 13:22
26 hereditary 8 My personality is much more hereditary from my father.ADJtending to occur among members of a family usually by heredity2015.11.24 11:19
27 autism 8 She said it added to the understanding of autism.N(psychiatry) an abnormal absorption with the self; marked by communication disorders and short attention span and inability to treat others 2015.11.24 10:57
28 onslaught 8 Are you prepare for the onslaught of smart machines?NA violent attack2015.11.24 09:04
29 autism 8 Director used mini cameras to record children who have autism because he wants to added to the understanding of autism. - Na failure to develop social abilities, language, and other communication skills to the usual level - 2015.11.24 08:23
30 autistic 8 There is a new technology invented to treat autistic kids. ADJa mental disorder (=problem) that makes people unable to communicate properly, or to form relationships2015.11.23 23:23
31 chute 8 Every flight at least has a emergency chute for people to slide down.Nnarrow slope dpwn which people or things can slide.2015.11.23 22:40
32 autism 8 The cause of autism is unknown.Na ‹failure to ‹develop ‹social ‹abilities, ‹language, and other ‹communication ‹skills to the ‹usual ‹level2015.11.22 19:02
33 onslaught 8 The onslaught of orders should keep aircraft manufactures busy for some time.Nan onset, assault, or attack, especially a vigorous one.2015.11.16 22:01
34 pounce 8 Fraud squad officers had bugged the phone and were ready to pounce.Vto swoop down suddenly and grasp2015.11.16 21:49
35 autistic 8 A lot of parents are looking for high-tech treatment for autistic childrenADJAn autistic person suffers from autism2015.11.16 20:09
36 termite 8 Scientists invented termite detector.Nany of numerous pale-colored, soft-bodied, chiefly tropical social insects, of the order Isoptera, that feed on wood2015.11.10 22:35
37 termite 8 Nowadys some office block modeled on termite nests with using anti-climate change materials.NTermite are small insects that eat wood.2015.11.10 16:12
38 analogue 8 Now, our tv set-top box is from analogue TV to digital TVNa physical object or quantity such as a pointer on a dial or a voltage, used to measure or represent another quantity.2015.11.10 13:48
39 hereditary 8 We can use technology to study hereditaryADJ(Of a title, office, or right) conferred by or based on inheritance2015.11.10 13:44
40 hereditary 8 Is this disease hereditary?ADJa quality or illness that is hereditary is passed from a parent to a child before the child is born2015.11.10 02:18
41 termite 8 Termite often destroys wood.Nwhitish soft-bodied ant-like social insect that feeds on wood.2015.11.10 00:01
42 hereditary 8 She believes that hereditary peerages should be abolished.ADJtending to occur among members of a family usually by heredity2015.11.09 23:51
43 termite 8 The house has a lot of termite damage.Nany of numerous pale-colored, soft-bodied, chiefly tropical social insects, of the order Isoptera, that feed on wood, some being highly destructive to buildings, furniture, etc.2015.11.09 22:05
44 termite 8 This is no human city, of course. It is a termite mound. Nany of numerous pale-colored, soft-bodied, chiefly tropical social insects, of the order Isoptera, that feed on wood2015.11.09 22:03
45 hereditary 8 Now doctors can use technologies to clinical testing in hereditary cancers.ADJpassing, or capable of passing, naturally from parent to offspring through the genes2015.11.09 19:39
46 hereditary 8 At least, it is fairly clear that ADHD is hereditary.Noccurring among members of a family usually by heredity2015.11.09 07:21
47 hereditary 8 Many people believe that panic is a hereditary disease.ADJpassed or able to be passed from parent to child bofore birth2015.11.07 22:34
48 termite 8 Termite is one of peculiar antsNa kind of soft, white insect that lives in groups,eats wood, and causes a lot of damage to wooden structires2015.11.07 22:20
49 termite 8 Orangutans have a varied diet of fruit, bark, leaves, and insects such as ants, termites, and bees.Nany whitish ant-like social insect of the order Isoptera, of warm and tropical regions. Some species feed on wood, causing damage to furniture, buildings, trees, etc Also called white ant2015.11.02 15:05
50 autism 8 people who has autism always don't like to talk with another personNa usually developmental disorder characterized by reduced ability to communicate, a withdrawal into oneself, and detachment from reality.2015.07.23 10:30
51 autism 8 My life as a person with autism is like being another speciesNan illness that starts in young children and causes behavior that is unusually centered on the self while limiting development of social and communication skills2015.07.23 10:05
52 squabbling 8 The children were squabbling over the remote cotroal for the television.ADJA noisy quarrel something trivial.2015.07.23 10:01
53 pounce 8 The bear is going to pounce when they feel unconfortable.NTo attack suddenly, esp. by jumping or flying down to catch or take hold of something or someone.2015.07.23 09:55
54 autistic 8 Fear is the dominant emotion in both autistic people and animal such as deer, cattle, and horses. ADJAn illness that starts in young children and causes behavior that is unusually centered on the self while limiting development of social an2015.07.23 09:54
55 squabbling 8 my kids were squabbling over what to watch the movieADJnoisy argument about something that is not very important2015.07.23 09:50
56 autism 8 I have tried to understand a person with autismNan illness that starts in young children and causes behaviour that is unusally centered on the self 2015.07.23 09:48
57 incessant 8 incessant rain, day after dayADJcontinuing2015.05.22 12:16
58 fallacious 8 She invited me to a pub on the fallacious assumption that I drink.ADJcontaining a fallacy; logically unsound2015.04.16 15:19
59 colossal 8 Being such a colossal corporation, Disney has a lot of employees.ADJextremely large2015.04.14 09:22
60 colossal 8 Being such a colossal corporation, Disney has a lot of employees.Nextremely large2015.04.14 09:13
61 invasive 8 Invasive species broke the balance of the local ecosystem.ADJcharacterized by or involving invasion; offensive: 2015.03.26 22:30
62 domestication 8 I don't think domestication is a good thing for wild animal.N - - to convert (animals, plants, etc.) to domestic uses; tame. 2015.03.26 22:26
63 reputable 8 As a actor, having a good reputable is very important.ADJgenerally considered to be honest and reliable2015.03.25 17:12
64 safari 8 He needs a safari to satisfy his family needs.Na journey or expedition, for hunting, exploration, or investigation, especially in eastern Africa. 2015.03.25 00:59
65 pundit 8 Stephen Hawking is a pundit in Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics. This hard disk can be recovered by the computer hardware pundit.Na person who knows a lot about a particular subject and who expresses ideas and opinions about that subject publicly2015.03.13 23:31
66 frilly 8 but that is because metaphors studies aren't light or frilly and IARPA...ADJsomething desirable but not essential2015.03.09 16:08
67 shorthand 8 After learning some ways of shorthand, he can grab all the information completely in seconds.Na fast writing way that uses special signs to represent letters, words, phrases in a short time2015.01.16 10:55
68 nickel 8 Here we have ten coins: pennies, nickels, and dimes.N A silvery-white metal, the chemical element of atomic number 28.2015.01.16 05:06
69 pendulum 8 If I then release the weight the pendulum begins to swing.NA weight hung from a fixed point so that it can swing freely, especially a rod with a weight at the end that regulates the mechanism of a clock.2015.01.16 04:59
70 poignant 8 He learned the importance of honest in this poignant experience.ADJmaking one feels painful, sad and sharply distressing2015.01.16 04:59
71 buggy 8 a golf buggyNA small motor vehicle, typically with an open top:2015.01.16 04:58
72 quell 8 extra police were called to quell the disturbanceNPut an end to (a rebellion or other disorder), typically by the use of force:2015.01.16 03:07
73 quell 8 extra police were called to quell the disturbanceNPut an end to (a rebellion or other disorder), typically by the use of force:2015.01.16 03:07
74 exalt 8 the party will continue to exalt their heroNThink or speak very highly of (someone or something)2015.01.16 02:49
75 tumultuous 8 tumultuous applauseNMaking an uproar or loud, confused noise2015.01.16 02:48
76 stave 8 It's like a workshop in Hades - you feel the heat from barrels set over open fires in the floor and hear the piercing din of hammers on steel as hoops are pounded onto staves.NA vertical wooden post or plank in a building or other structure.2015.01.16 02:37
77 crutch 8 It's difficult to understand why so many crutches, white sticks and wheelchairs remain unclaimed.NA long stick with a crosspiece at the top, used as a support under the armpit by a lame person.2015.01.16 02:33
78 shawl 8 Gypsy and ethnic references appear in a number of outfits including Spanish style poncho skirts, shawls and classic Native American dresses.NA piece of fabric worn by women over the shoulders or head or wrapped round a baby.2015.01.16 02:33
79 lass 8 he married a lass from YorkshireNA girl or young woman2015.01.16 02:31
80 marquee 8 Organisers are planning to have lots of stalls and attractions - and are desperate for donations of tents and marquees to provide shelter for these.Nchiefly British A large tent used for social or commercial functions.2015.01.16 02:28
81 pretentious 8 The houses in the neighborhood are large and pretentious.ADJhaving or showing the unpleasant quality of people who want to be regarded as more impressive, successful, or important than they really are2015.01.15 23:40
82 feign 8 I would never feign illness just to get out of a test.Vto pretend to feel or be affected by (something)2015.01.15 23:32
83 squire 8 Her father squired her to the dance to make sure she got there all right.Vescort2015.01.15 22:24
84 pinnacle 8 A singer has reached the pinnacle of success.Nthe best or most important part of something : the point of greatest success or achievement2015.01.15 21:54
85 pout 8 She pouted her lips and stared at him angrilyVto push out your lips to show that you are angry or annoyed or to look sexually attractive2015.01.15 21:44
86 beet 8 I've planted carrots, parsnips, and beets in the garden.Na garden plant with thick leaves and a rounded red root2015.01.15 19:56
87 strata 8 The lower strata of society have been hit especially hard by this economic downturn.Na level of society made up of people of the same rank or position2015.01.15 18:59
88 aptitude 8 The new test is supposed to measure the aptitudes of the students.Na natural ability to do something or to learn something2015.01.15 18:50
89 quip 8 They traded quips over a beer.Na clever remark2015.01.15 18:27
90 squabble 8 The two sides were squabbleing over the shape of the table at the peace negotiations.Vto quarrel about a small detail:2015.01.14 04:24
91 venerable 8 a venerable statesmanADJ great deal of respect, especially because of age, wisdom, or character2015.01.10 10:25
92 pertain 8 this letter is pertain to eighteen century literature.V related2015.01.10 10:19
93 volley 8 the infantry let off a couple of volleysNa number of bullets, arrows, or other projectiles discharged at one time2015.01.10 09:51
94 pendant 8 s chic pendant dangle from her neckNa piece of jewelry that hangs from a chain worn around the neck2015.01.10 09:42
95 counteract 8 should we deliberately intervene in the climate system to counteract global warming?Vact against (something) in order to reduce its force or neutralize it2015.01.10 09:36

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