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to billow
/ˈbɪɫoʊ/
verb
to expand in a blowing or puffing motion as if by the action of wind or some force within
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billowing
/ˈbɪɫoʊɪŋ/
adjective
puffed up and rounded, reminding of how wind makes fabric swell out in soft, flowing folds
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contradiction
/ˌkɑntɹəˈdɪkʃən/
noun
a statement or proposition that denies another statement or proposition
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contradictory
/ˌkɑntɹəˈdɪktɝi/
adjective
expressing or involving statements or ideas that cannot be true or false at the same time
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contraband
/ˈkɑntɹəˌbænd/
adjective
relating to illegally transported or held goods
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to contravene
/ˈkɑntɹəˌvin/
verb
to go against an argument or statement
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to repose
/ɹiˈpoʊz/
verb
to place something down flat or horizontally
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repository
/ɹiˈpɑzəˌtɔɹi/
noun
a place or collection where things are stored for safekeeping
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to abrade
/æˈbɹeɪd/
verb
to gradually consume or destroy through friction or erosion over time
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abrasive
/əˈbɹeɪsɪv/
adjective
the act of receiving
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hydraulic
/haɪˈdɹɔɫɪk/
adjective
relating to the transmission or control of fluids under pressure within confined systems or machinery
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hydrodynamics
/hˌaɪdɹədaɪnˈæmɪks/
noun
the scientific study of the mechanics and dynamics of fluids like water and air in motion
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hydroelectric
/ˌhaɪdɹoʊɪˈɫɛktɹɪk/
adjective
relating to the electric power which is generated by the flow of water
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hydrometer
/haɪˈdɹɑmətɝ/
noun
a device used for measuring the specific gravity of liquids
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hydrostatics
/hˌaɪdɹəstˈæɾɪks/
noun
the study of pressures in static or non-flowing fluids
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hydrous
/ˈhaɪdɹəs/
adjective
containing or chemically combined with water
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categorical
/ˌkætəˈɡɑɹɪkəɫ/, /ˌkætəˈɡɔɹɪkəɫ/
adjective
relating to classifying concepts or objects based on the group they belong to, not specific attributes or positioning
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catalog
/ˈkætəɫɔɡ/
noun
a list of items in a particular category, especially one systematically arranged
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