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84th word in the dictionary: 
ac·com·pa·ny   (ə-kŭm′pə-nē, ə-kŭmp′nē)
v. ac·com·pa·nied, ac·com·pa·ny·ing, ac·com·pa·nies
v.tr.
1. To be or go with as a companion.
2. To add to; supplement: a dish best accompanied with a robust wine.
3. To coexist or occur with.
4. Music To perform an accompaniment to.

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Mar 31, 2014

84th word in the dictionary:
ac·com·pa·ny (ə-kŭm′pə-nē, ə-kŭmp′nē)
v. ac·com·pa·nied, ac·com·pa·ny·ing, ac·com·pa·nies
v.tr.
1. To be or go with as a companion.
2. To add to; supplement: a dish best accompanied with a robust wine.
3. To coexist or occur with.
4. Music To perform an accompaniment to.

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83rd word in the dictionary:
ac·com·mo·da·tion  (ə-kŏm′ə-dā′shən) n.
1. The act of accommodating or the state of being accommodated; adjustment.
2. Something that meets a need; a convenience.
3. accommodations
a. Room and board; lodgings.
b. A seat, compartment, or room on a public vehicle.
4. Reconciliation or settlement of opposing views.
5. Physiology The automatic adjustment in the focal length of the lens of the eye to permit retinal focus of images of objects at varying distances.
6. A financial favor, such as a loan.

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Mar 13, 2014

83rd word in the dictionary:

ac·com·mo·da·tion  (ə-kŏm′ə-dā′shən) n.

1. The act of accommodating or the state of being accommodated; adjustment.

2. Something that meets a need; a convenience.

3. accommodations

a. Room and board; lodgings.

b. A seat, compartment, or room on a public vehicle.

4. Reconciliation or settlement of opposing views.

5. Physiology The automatic adjustment in the focal length of the lens of the eye to permit retinal focus of images of objects at varying distances.

6. A financial favor, such as a loan.

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82nd word in the dictionary:
ac·co·lade  (ăk′ə-lād′, -läd′) n.
1.a. An expression of approval; praise.
b. A special acknowledgment; an award.
2. A ceremonial embrace, as of greeting or salutation.
3. Ceremonial bestowal of knighthood.
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Feb 27, 2014

82nd word in the dictionary:

ac·co·lade  (ăk′ə-lād′, -läd′) n.

1.a. An expression of approval; praise.

b. A special acknowledgment; an award.

2. A ceremonial embrace, as of greeting or salutation.

3. Ceremonial bestowal of knighthood.

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81st word in the dictionary:
ac·cli·ma·tize  (ə-klī′mə-tīz′)
v. ac·cli·ma·tized, ac·cli·ma·tiz·ing, ac·cli·ma·tiz·es
v.tr.1. To acclimate. See Synonyms at harden.
2. To adapt (oneself), especially to environmental or climatic changes.
v.intr.To become acclimated or adapted.
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Feb 25, 2014 / 3 notes

81st word in the dictionary:

ac·cli·ma·tize  (ə-klī′mə-tīz′)

v. ac·cli·ma·tized, ac·cli·ma·tiz·ing, ac·cli·ma·tiz·es

v.tr.1. To acclimate. See Synonyms at harden.

2. To adapt (oneself), especially to environmental or climatic changes.

v.intr.To become acclimated or adapted.

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80th word in the dictionary:
ac·ci·dent  [ak-si-duhnt] noun
1.an undesirable or unfortunate happening that occurs unintentionally and usually results in harm,injury, damage, or loss; casualty; mishap: automobile accidents.
2.Law. such a happening resulting in injury that is in no way the fault of the injured person for which compensation or indemnity is legally sought.
3.any event that happens unexpectedly, without a deliberate plan or cause.
4.chance; fortune; luck: I was there by accident.
5.a fortuitous circumstance, quality, or characteristic: an accident of birth.
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Feb 12, 2014 / 1 note

80th word in the dictionary:

ac·ci·dent  [ak-si-duhnt] noun

1.an undesirable or unfortunate happening that occurs unintentionally and usually results in harm,injury, damage, or loss; casualty; mishap: automobile accidents.

2.Law. such a happening resulting in injury that is in no way the fault of the injured person for which compensation or indemnity is legally sought.

3.any event that happens unexpectedly, without a deliberate plan or cause.

4.chance; fortune; luck: I was there by accident.

5.a fortuitous circumstance, quality, or characteristic: an accident of birth.

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81st word in the dictionary:
Acclaim
Verb. Applaud or praise. 
Noun. Applause. 
Acclimation. Noun. Acclaim; election without opposition to a public position. 
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81st word in the dictionary:
Acclaim
Verb. Applaud or praise.
Noun. Applause.
Acclimation. Noun. Acclaim; election without opposition to a public position.
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79th word in the dictionary:
Accessory: noun. Supplementary part or object; person involved in a crime although not present when it is committed. 
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Feb 8, 2014 / 1 note

79th word in the dictionary:
Accessory: noun. Supplementary part or object; person involved in a crime although not present when it is committed.
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78 th word in the dictionary:
Accession: noun. Taking up of an office or position.
Feb 8, 2014 / 1 note

78 th word in the dictionary:
Accession: noun. Taking up of an office or position.

Jan 31, 2014 / 3 notes

77th word in the dictionary:

ac·cept  (ăk-sĕpt′)

v. ac·cept·ed, ac·cept·ing, ac·cepts v.tr.

1. a. To answer affirmatively: accept an invitation.

b. To agree to take (a duty or responsibility).

2. To receive (something offered), especially with gladness or approval: accepted a glass of water; accepted their contract.

3. To admit to a group, organization, or place: accepted me as a new member of the club.

4. a. To regard as proper, usual, or right: Such customs are widely accepted.

b. To regard as true; believe in: Scientists have accepted the new theory.

c. To understand as having a specific meaning.

5. To endure resignedly or patiently: accept one’s fate.

6. To be able to hold (something applied or inserted): This wood will not accept oil paints.

7. To receive officially: accept the committee’s report.

8. To consent to pay, as by a signed agreement.

9. Medicine To receive (a transplanted organ or tissue) without immunological rejection.

v.intr. To receive something, especially with favor. Often used with of.

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76th word in the dictionary:
ac·cen·tu·ate  (k-snch-t)
tr.v. ac·cen·tu·at·ed, ac·cen·tu·at·ing, ac·cen·tu·ates
1. To stress or emphasize; intensify: “enacted sweeping land-reform plans that accentuated the already chaotic pattern of landholding” (James Fallows).
2. To pronounce with a stress or accent.
3. To mark with an accent.
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Jan 23, 2014

76th word in the dictionary:

ac·cen·tu·ate  (k-snch-t)

tr.v. ac·cen·tu·at·ed, ac·cen·tu·at·ing, ac·cen·tu·ates

1. To stress or emphasize; intensify: “enacted sweeping land-reform plans that accentuated the already chaotic pattern of landholding” (James Fallows).

2. To pronounce with a stress or accent.

3. To mark with an accent.

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75th word in the dictionary:
ac·cent  (ksnt)
n.
1. The relative prominence of a particular syllable of a word by greater intensity or by variation or modulation of pitch or tone.
2. Vocal prominence or emphasis given to a particular syllable, word, or phrase.
3. A characteristic pronunciation, especially:
a. One determined by the regional or social background of the speaker.
b. One determined by the phonetic habits of the speaker’s native language carried over to his or her use of another language.
4. A mark or symbol used in the printing and writing of certain languages to indicate the vocal quality to be given to a particular letter: an acute accent.
5. A mark or symbol used in printing and writing to indicate the stressed syllables of a spoken word.
6. Rhythmically significant stress in a line of verse.
7. Music
a. Emphasis or prominence given to a note or chord, as by an increase in volume or extended duration.
b. A mark representing this.
8. Mathematics
a. A mark used as a superscript to distinguish among variables represented by the same symbol.
b. A mark used as a superscript to indicate the first derivative of a variable.
9. A mark or one of several marks used as a superscript to indicate a unit, such as feet () and inches (“) in linear measurement.
10.
a. A distinctive feature or quality, such as a feature that accentuates, contrasts with, or complements a decorative style.
b. Something that accentuates or contrasts something else, as a touch of color that makes the features of an image stand out.
11. Particular importance or interest; emphasis: The accent is on comfort. See Synonyms at emphasis.
tr.v. (ksnt, k-snt) ac·cent·ed, ac·cent·ing, ac·cents
1. To stress or emphasize the pronunciation of.
2. To mark with a printed accent.
3. To focus attention on; accentuate: a program that accents leadership development.
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Jan 21, 2014 / 1 note

75th word in the dictionary:

ac·cent  (ksnt)

n.

1. The relative prominence of a particular syllable of a word by greater intensity or by variation or modulation of pitch or tone.

2. Vocal prominence or emphasis given to a particular syllable, word, or phrase.

3. A characteristic pronunciation, especially:

a. One determined by the regional or social background of the speaker.

b. One determined by the phonetic habits of the speaker’s native language carried over to his or her use of another language.

4. A mark or symbol used in the printing and writing of certain languages to indicate the vocal quality to be given to a particular letter: an acute accent.

5. A mark or symbol used in printing and writing to indicate the stressed syllables of a spoken word.

6. Rhythmically significant stress in a line of verse.

7. Music

a. Emphasis or prominence given to a note or chord, as by an increase in volume or extended duration.

b. A mark representing this.

8. Mathematics

a. A mark used as a superscript to distinguish among variables represented by the same symbol.

b. A mark used as a superscript to indicate the first derivative of a variable.

9. A mark or one of several marks used as a superscript to indicate a unit, such as feet () and inches (“) in linear measurement.

10.

a. A distinctive feature or quality, such as a feature that accentuates, contrasts with, or complements a decorative style.

b. Something that accentuates or contrasts something else, as a touch of color that makes the features of an image stand out.

11. Particular importance or interest; emphasis: The accent is on comfort. See Synonyms at emphasis.

tr.v. (ksnt, k-snt) ac·cent·ed, ac·cent·ing, ac·cents

1. To stress or emphasize the pronunciation of.

2. To mark with a printed accent.

3. To focus attention on; accentuate: a program that accents leadership development.

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74th word in the dictionary:
ac·cel·er·ate  (k-sl-rt)
v. ac·cel·er·at·ed, ac·cel·er·at·ing, ac·cel·er·ates
v.tr.
1. To increase the speed of.
2. To cause to occur sooner than expected.
3. To cause to develop or progress more quickly: a substance used to accelerate a fire.
4.
a. To reduce the time required for (an academic course, for example); compress into a shorter period.
b. To make it possible for (a student) to finish an academic course faster than usual.
5. Physics To change the velocity of.
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Jan 15, 2014 / 1 note

74th word in the dictionary:

ac·cel·er·ate  (k-sl-rt)

v. ac·cel·er·at·ed, ac·cel·er·at·ing, ac·cel·er·ates

v.tr.

1. To increase the speed of.

2. To cause to occur sooner than expected.

3. To cause to develop or progress more quickly: a substance used to accelerate a fire.

4.

a. To reduce the time required for (an academic course, for example); compress into a shorter period.

b. To make it possible for (a student) to finish an academic course faster than usual.

5. Physics To change the velocity of.

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73rd word in the dictionary:
ac·cede  (k-sd)
intr.v. ac·ced·ed, ac·ced·ing, ac·cedes
1. To give one’s consent, often at the insistence of another; concede. See Synonyms at assent.
2. To arrive at or come into an office or dignity: accede to the throne.
3. To become a party to an agreement or treaty.
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Jan 10, 2014

73rd word in the dictionary:

ac·cede  (k-sd)

intr.v. ac·ced·ed, ac·ced·ing, ac·cedes

1. To give one’s consent, often at the insistence of another; concede. See Synonyms at assent.

2. To arrive at or come into an office or dignity: accede to the throne.

3. To become a party to an agreement or treaty.

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72nd word in the dictionary:
a·can·thus  (-knths)
n. pl. a·can·thus·es or a·can·thi (-th)
1. Any of various perennial herbs or small shrubs of the genus Acanthus, native to the Mediterranean and having pinnately lobed basal leaves with spiny margins and showy spikes of white or purplish flowers. Also called bear’s breech.
2. Architecture A design patterned after the leaves of one of these plants, used especially on the capitals of Corinthian columns.
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Jan 8, 2014

72nd word in the dictionary:

a·can·thus  (-knths)

n. pl. a·can·thus·es or a·can·thi (-th)

1. Any of various perennial herbs or small shrubs of the genus Acanthus, native to the Mediterranean and having pinnately lobed basal leaves with spiny margins and showy spikes of white or purplish flowers. Also called bear’s breech.

2. Architecture A design patterned after the leaves of one of these plants, used especially on the capitals of Corinthian columns.

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71st word in the dictionary:
a·cad·e·my  (-kd-m)
n. pl. a·cad·e·mies
1. A school for special instruction.
2. A secondary or college-preparatory school, especially a private one.
3.
a. The academic community; academe: “When there’s moral leadership from the White House and from the academy, people tend to adjust” (Jesse Jackson).
b. Higher education in general. Used with the.
c. A society of scholars, scientists, or artists.
4. Academy
a. Plato’s school for advanced education and the first institutional school of philosophy.
b. Platonism.
c. The disciples of Plato.
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Dec 18, 2013

71st word in the dictionary:

a·cad·e·my  (-kd-m)

n. pl. a·cad·e·mies

1. A school for special instruction.

2. A secondary or college-preparatory school, especially a private one.

3.

a. The academic community; academe: “When there’s moral leadership from the White House and from the academy, people tend to adjust” (Jesse Jackson).

b. Higher education in general. Used with the.

c. A society of scholars, scientists, or artists.

4. Academy

a. Plato’s school for advanced education and the first institutional school of philosophy.

b. Platonism.

c. The disciples of Plato.

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