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nouna machine capable of carrying out a complex series of actions automatically, especially one programmable by a computera machine that looks like a human being and performs various complex acts (as walking or talking) of a human beingrobot
adjectivehaving all the required or desirable elements, qualities, or characteristics; as good as it is possible to bebeing entirely without fault or defectperfect
nouna long-distance running race, strictly one of 26 miles 385 yardsa footrace run on an open course usually of 26 miles 385 yardsmarathon
verb(with reference to a liquid) turn or be turned into ice or another solid as a result of extreme coldto solidify as a result of abstraction of heatto freeze
nounany of the pieces of hard whitish tissue making up the skeleton in humans and other vertebratesone of the hard parts of the skeleton of a vertebratebone
verblegally dissolve one’s marriage with someoneto end marriage with one's spouseto divorce
verbmake or become formally ready for customers, visitors, or businessto move (as a door) from a closed positionto open
nounan organization set up to provide help and raise money for those in needbenevolent goodwill toward or love of humanitycharity
nounan account of imaginary or real people and events told for entertainmenta fictional narrative shorter than a novelstory
verbgreet (someone) by slapping the palms of their raised arms with one’s own:a slapping of upraised right hands by two people (as in celebration)to high five
adjectiveexposed to the possibility of being attacked or harmed, either physically or emotionally:open to attack or damagevulnerable
verbask someone earnestly or humbly for somethingto ask earnestly forto beg
nounthe transmission and reception of electromagnetic waves of radio frequency, especially those carrying sound messagesthe wireless transmission and reception of electric impulses or signals by means of electromagnetic wavesradio
nouna type of language consisting of words and phrases that are regarded as very informal, are more common in speech than writing, and are typically restricted to a particular context or group of people:an informal nonstandard vocabulary composed typically of coinages, arbitrarily changed words, and extravagant, forced, or facetious figures of speechslang
adjectiveexisting, occurring, or carried on between nationsof, relating to, or affecting two or more nationsinternational
nounequivalent to ten raised to the power of a hundred (10100).the figure 1 followed by 100 zeros equal to 10100googol
adverbquickly and unexpectedlyhappening or coming unexpectedlysuddenly
adjectiveunable to speak, especially as the temporary result of shock or strong emotionnot capable of being expressed in wordsspeechless
adjectiveconferred by or based on inheritancegenetically transmitted or transmittable from parent to offspringhereditary
nounan engagement or obligation that restricts freedom of actionan agreement or pledge to do something in the future; especially : an engagement to assume a financial obligation at a future datecommitment

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