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  • 81Kinnell —    KINNELL, a parish, in the county of Forfar, 5½ miles (E. by N.) from Letham; containing 853 inhabitants. This place, of which the name, in the Gaelic language, is descriptive of the situation of its church upon a conspicuous eminence, is of… …

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  • 82Monkland, New or East —    MONKLAND, NEW or EAST, a parish, in the Middle ward of the county of Lanark, 11 miles (E. by N.) from Glasgow; containing, with the market town of Airdrie, the late quoad sacra parish of Clarkston, and the villages of Arden, Ballochney,… …

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  • 83Polwarth —    POLWARTH, a parish, in the county of Berwick, 4 miles (S. W.) from Dunse; containing 260 inhabitants, of whom about 160 are in the village, and the remainder in the rural districts. This place once formed part of the estates of the Marchmont… …

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  • 84Speymouth —    SPEYMOUTH, a parish, in the county of Elgin, ¼ mile (N. by W.) from Fochabers; containing, with the villages of Garmouth, Kingston Port, and Mosstodlach, 1774 inhabitants, of whom 681 are in the rural districts. This place, consisting of the… …

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  • 85Tannadice —    TANNADICE, a parish, in the county of Forfar; containing 1654 inhabitants, of whom 128 are in the village, 7 miles (N. by E.) from Forfar. The name of this place, of Gaelic origin, is descriptive of the position of its church and village in a… …

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  • 86neuter — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. sexless, unsexual; emasculated, castrated, gelded. v. t. emasculate, castrate, geld; spay, fix. See impotence.Ant., male, female. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. barren, infertile, sexless, asexual,… …

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  • 87sterile — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. barren, unproductive, unfruitful, unfertile; aseptic, germ free. See uselessness, cleanness.Ant., fertile, fruitful, unsterile. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Incapable of producing young] Syn.… …

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  • 88unproductive — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. inoperative; barren, unfertile, unprolific; arid, dry, sterile, unfruitful; fruitless, bootless; fallow; impotent, issueless; unprofitable, useless; null and void, of no effect. See uselessness,… …

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  • 89Unproductiveness — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Unproductiveness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 unproductiveness unproductiveness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 infertility infertility sterility infecundity Sgm: N 1 impotence impotence &c. 158 Sgm: N 1 unprofitableness unpr …

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  • 90fruitless — fruit·less || fruːtlɪs adj. without fruit; unproductive; unsuccessful; unfertile; barren …

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  • 91arid — a. 1. Dry, dried up, parched with heat, parched, unfertile, barren, sterile. 2. Dry, uninteresting, dull, pointless, jejune, unsuggestive, barren, infecund …

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  • 92barren — a. 1. Unprolific, sterile, childless, infecund, incapable of bearing offspring. 2. Destitute of fruit, sterile, acarpous. 3. Unfertile, unproductive, sterile, poor, bare. 4. Ineffectual, uninstructive, unsuggestive, infecund, leading to nothing,… …

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  • 93fruitless — a. 1. Unfruitful, unproductive, barren, sterile, unprolific, unfertile, infecund, acarpous. 2. Useless, unavailing, bootless, profitless, ineffectual, unprofitable, barren, vain, idle, futile, abortive, without avail …

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  • 94hungry — a. 1. Craving (food), of keen appetite, sharp set, in want of food, famishing (by hyperbole), ravenous. 2. Longing, in painful desire, eagerly desirous. 3. Poor, barren, unfertile, unproductive …

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  • 95impoverish — v. a. 1. Make poor, bring to want, reduce to poverty, reduce to indigence. 2. Exhaust the fertility of, make sterile, render barren or unfertile …

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  • 96unfruitful — a. 1. Barren, fruitless, acarpous, sterile. 2. Barren, unprolific, sterile, infecund. 3. Fruitless, unprofitable, unproductive, barren. 4. Unproductive, barren, unprolific, sterile, unfertile, fruitless …

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  • 97addle — I. a. 1. Addled, spoiled (as eggs), rotten, putrid, corrupt. 2. Barren, unfruitful, fruitless, abortive, unproductive, unprolific, unfertile, sterile, infecund, addled. II. v. a. 1. Corrupt, spoil, render barren. See preceding. 2. Accumulate… …

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  • 98lean — I. v. n. 1. Incline (from a perpendicular), slope. 2. Recline, bear, rest, repose. 3. Tend, have a tendency. 4. Repose, rely, depend, confide, trust. II. v. a. Rest, incline for support, lay. III. a …

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  • 99poor — I. a. 1. Indigent, needy, necessitous, pinched, straitened. 2. Penniless, moneyless, impecunious, destitute, distressed, poverty stricken, seedy, reduced, short of money, out of money, without a penny, out of pocket, out of cash, out at the… …

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  • 100impoverished — adjective 1) an impoverished peasant farmer Syn: poor, poverty stricken, penniless, destitute, indigent, impecunious, needy, beggared, beggarly, pauperized, down and out, bankrupt, ruined, insolvent; informal (flat) broke, hard up, dirt poor …

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