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Nocturnal

noc·tur·nal [ nok túrn’l ]  at night: occurring at night, as opposed to during the day active at night: describes animals that are active at night rather than during the day flowering at night: describes flowers that open at night and close during the day My four-year-old daughter came home talking about nocturnal animals, that word seemed so grown up for her. Up ...

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Driver

driv·er [ dr-i-vər ]   somebody who can drive: somebody who operates a motor vehicle, or who is capable of operating one chauffeur: somebody who drives a car or limousine for other people club with wooden head: a golf club with a wide wooden head, deep face, and a long shaft, used to drive the ball from the tee down the fairway I am ...

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Coincidence

co·in·ci·dence [ kō ínssidənss ]  chance happening: something that happens by chance in a surprising or remarkable way happening without planning: the fact of happening by chance having identical features: the fact or condition of happening at the same time or place or being identical I always go back and forth regarding the way I feel about coincidences – do they really happen ...

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Judgment

judg·ment [ jújmənt ]  legal verdict: the decision arrived at and pronounced by a court of law obligation resulting from verdict: an obligation, e.g. a debt, that arises as a result of a court’s verdict, or a document setting out an obligation of this kind decision of judge: the decision reached by one or more judges in a contest  We talk about judgement ...

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Hope

hope [ hōp ]   want or expect something: to have a wish to get or do something or for something to happen or be true, especially something that seems possible or likely confident desire: a feeling that something desirable is likely to happen likelihood of success: a chance that something desirable will happen or be possible Hope is a word that seems to ...

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