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  • 121light — 1. verb /laɪt/ a) To start (a fire). She lit her last match. b) To set fire to. I lit upon a rare book in a second hand booksellers. Syn: ignite …

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  • 122locate — I (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To determine a location] Syn. discover, search out, find, come on, come across, meet with, position, ferret out, stumble on, discover the location of, get at, hit upon, light upon, come upon, happen upon, fix upon, lay one s …

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  • 123come across — [v] encounter, find bump into, chance upon, discover, happen upon, hit upon, light upon, meet, notice, stumble upon, uncover, unearth; concepts 38,183 …

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  • 124encounter — [n1] chance meeting appointment, brush, concurrence, confrontation, interview, rendezvous; concept 384 Ant. avoidance, evasion, retreat encounter [n2] fight, argument action, battle, bout, brush, clash, collision, combat, conflict, contention,… …

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  • 125stumble — [v1] slip, stagger blunder, bumble, careen, err, fall, fall down, falter, flounder, hesitate, limp, lose balance, lumber, lurch, muddle, pitch, reel, shuffle, stammer, swing, tilt, topple, totter, trip, wallow, waver, wobble; concepts 101,181… …

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  • 126Pinball — covered case called a pinball machine. The primary objective of the game is to score as many points as possible. Secondary objectives are to maximize the time spent playing (by earning extra balls and keeping the ball in play as long as possible) …

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  • 127Bride of Frankenstein — Infobox Film name = Bride of Frankenstein image size = 200px caption = theatrical poster director = James Whale producer = Carl Laemmle Jr. writer = Mary Shelley (novel) William Hurlbut (screenplay and adaptation) John L. Balderston (adaptation)… …

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  • 128U. G. Krishnamurti — Infobox Person name = U.G. Krishnamurti bgcolour = silver image size = 150px caption = birth date = July 9, 1918 birth place = Masulipatam, India death date = March 22, 2007 death place = Vallecrosia, Italy education = occupation = philosopher,… …

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  • 129Neo (comics) — Superteambox| caption= team name=Neo publisher=Marvel Comics debut= X Men #100 (as assembled team, but various members added later) creators= base=Formerly New York City members= Domina Jaeger Rax Anteus Kilmer Barbican Elysia Tartarus Static… …

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  • 130Pirate's Lair on Tom Sawyer Island — is an artificial island surrounded by the Rivers of America at Disneyland. It contains caves with references to Disney s Pirates of the Caribbean film trilogy, Mark Twain characters from the novel The Adventures of Tom Sawyer , and provides… …

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  • 131meet — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. encounter, intersect; oppose; greet, welcome; satisfy; refute; assemble, gather; contend. See agreement, assemblage, contact. adj. fitting. See expedience. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. fitting, apt,… …

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  • 132hit on — hit upon 1) he hit on the truth Cagney hit upon a great idea for the finale Syn: discover, come up with, think of, conceive of, dream up, work out, invent, create, devise, design, pioneer; uncover, stumble on …

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  • 133detect — v 1. discover, find, ferret out, dig up, unearth; sleuth, track down, turn up; catch, come across or upon, stumble across or upon, light or happen upon, chance upon. 2. ascertain, determine, establish, get to the bottom of; uncover, unmask,… …

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  • 134discover — v 1. discern, detect, descry, espy, notice, make out, perceive, distinguish, recognize, catch a glimpse of, catch sight of, Inf. spot; see, behold, observe, view, Brit. twig, Archaic. ken. 2. locate, find, determine, ascertain, put one s finger… …

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  • 135stumble — v 1. trip, fall, fall down, fall flat on one s face, tumble, take a spill, Inf. take a header, Inf. come a cropper; stagger, lurch, pitch, careen, Brit. Dial. stoit. 2. err, make a mistake, blunder, bungle, botch, muff, flub, fumble, Inf. slip up …

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  • 136locate — [v1] find come across, come upon, detect, determine, discover, establish, ferret out*, get at, happen upon, hit upon, hook*, lay one’s hands on*, light upon*, meet with, pick up on, pin down, pinpoint, place, position, read, search out, smell out …

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  • 137Stumble — Stum ble, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Stumbled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Stumbling}.] [OE. stumblen, stomblen; freq. of a word akin to E. stammer. See {Stammer}.] 1. To trip in walking or in moving in any way with the legs; to strike the foot so as to fall, or …

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  • 138Stumbled — Stumble Stum ble, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Stumbled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Stumbling}.] [OE. stumblen, stomblen; freq. of a word akin to E. stammer. See {Stammer}.] 1. To trip in walking or in moving in any way with the legs; to strike the foot so as to… …

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  • 139Stumbling — Stumble Stum ble, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Stumbled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Stumbling}.] [OE. stumblen, stomblen; freq. of a word akin to E. stammer. See {Stammer}.] 1. To trip in walking or in moving in any way with the legs; to strike the foot so as to… …

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  • 140pitch — I. noun Etymology: Middle English pich, from Old English pic, from Latin pic , pix; akin to Greek pissa pitch, Old Church Slavic pĭcĭlŭ Date: before 12th century 1. a black or dark viscous substance obtained as a residue in the distillation of… …

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