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lay, ballad
n. a narrative poem of popular origin
lay, ballad
n. a narrative song with a recurrent refrain
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lay, position, pose, place, set, put
v. put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point"
lay
v. lay eggs; "This hen doesn't lay"
lay
v. prepare or position for action or operation; "lay a fire"; "lay the foundation for a new health care plan"
lay
v. impose as a duty, burden, or punishment; "lay a responsibility on someone"
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untechnical, unspecialized, lay, nontechnical, popular, plain
adj. not characteristic of or skilled in applied arts and sciences; "nontechnical aspects of the job"; "nontechnical training"; "an untechnical reader"; "in clear effective nontechnical language"
laical, laic, lay
adj. concerning those not members of the clergy; "set his collar in laic rather than clerical position"; "the lay ministry"; "the choir sings both sacred and secular music"
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fable, legend
n. a story about mythical or supernatural beings or events
tune
n. the adjustment of a radio receiver or other circuit to a required frequency
Christmas carol, carol
n. joyful religious song celebrating the birth of Christ
anthem, hymn
n. a song of praise (to God or to a saint or to a nation)
rime, rhyme
n. correspondence in the sounds of two or more lines (especially final sounds)
narration
n. (rhetoric) the second section of an oration in which the facts are set forth
systemise, systemize, systematise, systematize
v. arrange according to a system or reduce to a system; "systematize our scientific knowledge"
schedule
v. plan for an activity or event; "I've scheduled a concert next week"
advise, suggest, propose
v. make a proposal, declare a plan for something; "the senator proposed to abolish the sales tax"
subject, submit
v. refer for judgment or consideration; "The lawyers submitted the material to the court"
pop the question, declare oneself, offer, propose
v. ask (someone) to marry you; "he popped the question on Sunday night"; "she proposed marriage to the man she had known for only two months"; "The old bachelor finally declared himself to the young woman"
undertake, contract
v. enter into a contractual arrangement
utilise, employ, apply, utilize, use
v. put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose; "use your head!"; "we only use Spanish at home"; "I can't use this tool"; "Apply a magnetic field here"; "This thinking was applied to many projects"; "How do you utilize this tool?"; "I apply this rule to get good results"; "use the plastic bags to store the food"; "He doesn't know how to use a computer"
heave up, heft, heave, heft up
v. lift or elevate
throw
v. throw (a die) out onto a flat surface; "Throw a six"
represent, present, stage
v. perform (a play), especially on a stage; "we are going to stage `Othello'"
make up
v. devise or compose; "This designer makes up our Spring collections"
climb on, jump on, get on, mount up, hop on, bestride, mount
v. get up on the back of; "mount a horse"
heave
v. move or cause to move in a specified way, direction, or position; "The vessel hove into sight"
enlist, engage
v. hire for work or assistance; "engage aid, help, services, or support"
submit, present
v. hand over formally
offer up, offer
v. present as an act of worship; "offer prayers to the gods"
employ, engage, hire
v. engage or hire for work; "They hired two new secretaries in the department"; "How many people has she employed?"
lease, charter, hire, rent
v. hold under a lease or rental agreement; of goods and services
commission
v. put into commission; equip for service; of ships
misrepresent, wangle, cook, falsify, fake, manipulate, fudge
v. tamper, with the purpose of deception; "Fudge the figures"; "cook the books"; "falsify the data"
ordinary, average
adj. lacking special distinction, rank, or status; commonly encountered; "average people"; "the ordinary (or common) man in the street"
regular
adj. in accord with regular practice or procedure; "took his regular morning walk"; "her regular bedtime"
low-priced, low-cost, affordable
adj. that you have the financial means for; "low-cost housing"
patent
adj. (of a bodily tube or passageway) open; affording free passage; "patent ductus arteriosus"
ordinary
adj. not exceptional in any way especially in quality or ability or size or degree; "ordinary everyday objects"; "ordinary decency"; "an ordinary day"; "an ordinary wine"
middling, mediocre, fair, average
adj. lacking exceptional quality or ability; "a novel of average merit"; "only a fair performance of the sonata"; "in fair health"; "the caliber of the students has gone from mediocre to above average"; "the performance was middling at best"
workaday, unremarkable, routine, quotidian, mundane, everyday
adj. found in the ordinary course of events; "a placid everyday scene"; "it was a routine day"; "there's nothing quite like a real...train conductor to add color to a quotidian commute"- Anita Diamant
average, normal
adj. conforming with or constituting a norm or standard or level or type or social norm; not abnormal; "serve wine at normal room temperature"; "normal diplomatic relations"; "normal working hours"; "normal word order"; "normal curiosity"; "the normal course of events"
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lay on, spread on
v. lay on
piece, patch
v. to join or unite the pieces of; "patch the skirt"
compile, compose
v. put together out of existing material; "compile a list"
as a whole, in general, at large
adj. "the country at large"; "I enjoyed the play as a whole though I thought the acting could have been better"
at-large
adj. representing the whole of a state or body rather than one specific division or part of it: "ambassador-at-large"
nonspecific
adj. not caused by a specific agent; used also of staining in making microscope slides; "nonspecific enteritis"
widespread
adj. widely circulated or diffused; "a widespread doctrine"; "widespread fear of nuclear war"
all-purpose, general-purpose
adj. not limited in use or function
generic
adj. applicable to an entire class or group; "is there a generic Asian mind?"
gross
adj. lacking fine distinctions or detail; "the gross details of the structure appear reasonable"
large-scale, mass
adj. "mass destruction"
miscellaneous
adj. constituting a grab-bag category; "the usual collection of miscellaneous expenses"
overall
adj. involving only main features; "the overall pattern of his life"
pandemic
adj. existing everywhere; "pandemic fear of nuclear war"
pervasive, pervading
adj. spreading or spread throughout; "armed with permeative irony...he punctures affectations"; "the pervasive odor of garlic"; "an error is pervasive if it is material to more than one conclusion"
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sequester
v. undergo sequestration by forming a stable compound with an ion; "The cations were sequestered"
disarrange
v. destroy the arrangement or order of; "My son disarranged the papers on my desk"
pick up
v. give a passenger or a hitchhiker a lift; "We picked up a hitchhiker on the highway"
gather up, lift up, pick up
v. take and lift upward
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Parts Of Speech
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  • Verbs
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  • Adverbs
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  • Adjectives
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Relationships
  • Fuzzynyms
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  • Synonyms
    23
  • Antonyms
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