Nouns (4)

n. (military) the training of soldiers to march (as in ceremonial parades) or to perform the manual of arms
Mandrillus leucophaeus, drill
n. similar to the mandrill but smaller and less brightly colored
n. a tool with a sharp point and cutting edges for making holes in hard materials (usually rotating rapidly or by repeated blows)

Verbs (9)

v. train in the military, e.g., in the use of weapons
v. undergo military training or do military exercises
practise, practice, exercise, drill
v. learn by repetition; "We drilled French verbs every day"; "Pianists practice scales"
v. teach by repetition
drill, bore
v. make a hole, especially with a pointed power or hand tool; "don't drill here, there's a gas pipe"; "drill a hole into the wall"; "drill for oil"; "carpenter bees are boring holes into the wall"

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Fuzzynyms (56)

organisation, organization, formation, establishment, constitution
n. the act of forming or establishing something; "the constitution of a PTA group last year"; "it was the establishment of his reputation"; "he still remembers the organization of the club"
physical exertion, physical exercise, workout, exercising, exercise
n. the activity of exerting your muscles in various ways to keep fit; "the doctor recommended regular exercise"; "he did some exercising"; "the physical exertion required by his work kept him fit"
n. teaching someone to accept doctrines uncritically
n. creation by mental activity; "the formation of sentences"; "the formation of memories"
development, exploitation
n. the act of making some area of land or water more profitable or productive or useful; "the development of Alaskan resources"; "the exploitation of copper deposits"
simulated military operation, manoeuvre, maneuver
n. a military training exercise
repeating, repetition
n. the act of doing or performing again
v. put something somewhere so that the space is completely filled; "cram books into the suitcase"
v. give directions to; point somebody into a certain direction; "I directed them towards the town hall"
cue, remind, prompt
v. assist (somebody acting or reciting) by suggesting the next words of something forgotten or imperfectly learned
perforate, penetrate
v. pass into or through, often by overcoming resistance; "The bullet penetrated her chest"
dig, poke, stab, prod, jab
v. poke or thrust abruptly; "he jabbed his finger into her ribs"
v. pierce with a pointed object; make a hole into; "puncture a tire"
turn over, cut into, delve, dig
v. turn up, loosen, or remove earth; "Dig we must"; "turn over the soil for aeration"
v. make a hole into; "The needle pierced her flesh"
v. move or affect (a person's emotions or bodily feelings) deeply or sharply; "The cold pierced her bones"; "Her words pierced the students"
perforate, punch
v. make a hole into or between, as for ease of separation; "perforate the sheets of paper"
practice, practise, rehearse
v. engage in a rehearsal (of)
practice, practise, rehearse
v. engage in a rehearsal (of)
reprise, recapitulate, repeat, reprize
v. repeat an earlier theme of a composition
v. cause to sink; "The Japanese sank American ships in Pearl Harbor"
tunnel, burrow
v. move through by or as by digging; "burrow through the forest"
v. hit very hard, as by swinging a bat horizontally; "drive a ball"
chink, check
v. make cracks or chinks in; "The heat checked the paint"

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