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  • Brevity [Source: WordWeb]
    • Noun: brevity [Pronounciation: brevitee]
      • The use of brief expressions
      • The attribute of being brief or fleeting (Synonyms: briefness, transcience)
  • belittle [Source: WordWeb]
  • Verb: belittle [Pronounciation: bi'litl]
    • Belittle "Don't belittle his influence"
    • Express a negative opinion of
    • Lesson the authority, dignity, or reputation of "don't belittle your colleagues"
  • Bruising [Source: WordWeb]
  • Adjective: bruising [Pronounciation: broozing]
  • Causing mental or emotional injury ("a bruising experience", "protected from the bruising facts of battle")
  • Brutally forceful and compelling ("protected from the bruising facts of battle")
  • Verb: bruise [Pronounciation: brooze]
  • Injure the underlying soft tissue of bone of ("I bruised my knee")
  • Hurt the feelings of ("This remark really bruised my ego")
  • Break up into small pieces for food preparation ("bruise the berries with a wooden spoon and strain them")
  • Damage (plant tissue) by abrasion of pressure ("The customer bruised the strawberries by squeezing them")
  • Synonyms: contusing, hurting, injuring, offending, spiting, wounding
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C

  1. Contention
    • Noun: contention [Pronounciation: kun'tenshun]
      • A point asserted as part of an argument
      • A contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement
      • The act of competing as for profit or a prize ("the teams were in fierce contention for first place")
    • Synonyms: arguing, argument, competition, tilt, rivalry, disceptation, disputation, contestation, controversy, competition
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D

  • Daft [Source: WordWeb]
    • Adjective: daft (dafter, daftest) [Pronounciation: daft]
      • Informal or slang term for mentally irregular (Synonyms: cracked)
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E

  • excruciatingly [Source: WordWeb]
    • Noun:
      • In a very painful manner
      • Synonyms: agonizingly, torturously
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  • Exile [Source: WordWeb]
  • Noun: exile [Pronounciation: egzIl]
    • Someone voluntarily living someone outside their home or country
    • Expelled from home or country by authority
    • The act of expelling a person from their native land ("men in exile dream of hope"
  • Verb: exile [Pronounciation: egzIl]
  • Expel from a country ("The poet was exiled because he signed a letter protesting the government's actions")
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F

  • Fulminating [Source: WordWeb]
    • Criticize severly ("He fulminated against the Republicans' plan to cut Medicare")
    • Come on suddenly and intensely ("the disease fulminated")
    • Cause to explode violently and with loud noise
  • Fallacy [Source: WordWeb]
  • Noun: A misconception resulting from incorrect reasoning (Synonyms: false belief)
  • Follies [Source: WordWeb]
  • Noun: follies [Pronounciation: foleez]
    • A revue with elaborate costuming
    • Noun: folly [Pronounciation: folee]
    • The trait of acting stupidly or rashly
    • A stupid mistake
    • The quality of being rash and foolish
    • Foolish or senseless behavior

G

  • Gaze [Source: WordWeb]
    • Noun: gaze [Pronounciation: geyz]
      • A long fixed look ("he fixed his paternal gaze on me") [Synonyms: regard, stare]
      • Verb: gaze [Pronounciation: geyz]
      • Look at with fixed eyes [Synonyms: stare]
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I

  • Ironic [Source: WordWeb]
    • Adjective: ironic [Pronounciation: I'ronik]
      • Humorously sarcastic or mocking ("an ironic remark often conveys an intended meaning obliquely", "an ironic novel")
      • Characterized by often poignant difference or incongruity between what is expected and what actually is ("madness, an ironic fate for such a clear thinker") [Synonyms: dry, ironical, wry]
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L

  • Lunacy [Source: WordWeb]
    • Noun: lunacy (Pronounciation:loonusee)
      • Obsolete term for legal insanity
      • Foolish behavior or senseless behavior (Synonyms: follies)
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M

  • Morror [Source: WordWeb]
    • Noun: morrow [Pronounciation: morrow]
      • The next day ("whenever he arrives she leaves on the morrow")
  • Misnomer [Source: WordWeb]
    • An incorrect or unsuitable name

O

  • Outgrew [Source: WordWeb]
    • Verb: outgrow (outgrew, outgrown) [Pronounciation: 'awt'grow]
      • Grow too large or too mature for
      • Grow too large for
      • Grow faster than
    • Synonyms: overgrew
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P

  • Podium [Source: WordWeb]
    • Noun: podium (podiums, podia) [Pronounciation: powdeeum]
      • A platform raised above the surrounding level to give prominence to the person on it [Synonyms: ambo, dais, pulpit]
  • Props [Source: WordWeb]
  • Noun: props
  • plethora [Source: WordWeb]
  • Noun: plethora [Pronounciation: plethuru]
    • Extreme excess
    • Synonyms:embarassment, overplus, superfluity
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Q

  • Quaint [Source: WordWeb]
    • adjective: quaint (quainter, quaintest) [Pronounciation: kweynt]
      • Strange in an interesting or pleasing way ("quaint dialect words", "quaint streets of New Orleans, that most foreign of American cities")
      • Very strange or unusual; odd or even incongruous in character or appearance ("the head terminating in the quaint duck bill which is given the animal its vernacular name", "came forth a quaint and fearful sight", "a quaint sense of humor")
      • Attractively old-fashioned (but not necessarily authentic) ("houses with quaint thatched roofs")
    • Synonyms: olde worlde, old-time
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S

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R

  1. Rivalry
  • Noun: rivalry [Pronounciation: rIvulree]
    • The act of competing as for profit or a prize ("During this period of rivalry between West Coast Unix (BSD) followers and East Coast Unix (AT & T) followers, the AT & T folks created an alternative to the C Shell called the Korn Shell")
  • Synonyms: competition, contention
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