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  • 121 water — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) A clear liquid and major component of all living things Nouns 1. water, moisture, wetness; drinking water, spring water, mineral water; sea or salt water, fresh water; serum, serosity; lymph; rheum;… …

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  • 122 stream — noun 1》 a small, narrow river. 2》 a continuous flow of liquid, air, gas, people, or things. 3》 Brit. a group in which schoolchildren of the same age and ability are taught. verb 1》 (of liquid) run in a continuous flow.     ↘(of a mass of people… …

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  • 123 rill — n. Streamlet, rivulet, runnel, small brook …

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  • 124 rivulet — n. Brook, streamlet, runnel, rill, runlet, small stream, burn …

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  • 125 brook — I. n. Rivulet, streamlet, run, runnel, runlet, rill, burn, beck, small stream. II. v. a. Endure, bear, abide, tolerate, suffer, put up with, submit to, bear with, take patiently or easily …

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  • 126 burn — I. v. a. 1. Consume (with fire), reduce to ashes. 2. Calcine, char, scorch, toast, parch, bake. 3. Injure by fire or heat. 4. Shrivel, cause to wither. 5. Tan, bronze, brown, embrown. II. v. n. 1 …

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  • 127 run — I. v. n. 1. Race, step quickly, move swiftly. 2. Haste, hasten, hie, hurry, scud, scamper, scour, speed, post, trip. 3. Flow, glide, move, go proceed, stream, roll on, move on. 4. Fuse, melt, become fluid, be fusible. 5. Pass, proceed, advance,… …

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  • 128 brook — I noun a babbling brook Syn: stream, creek, streamlet, rivulet, rill, brooklet, runnel; Brit. bourn, burn, beck II verb, formal we brook no violence Syn: tolerate, allow, sta …

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  • 129 stream — 1. noun 1) a mountain stream Syn: creek, river, rivulet, rill, runnel, streamlet, freshet; tributary; bourn; brook 2) a stream of boiling water Syn: jet, flow …

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  • 130 brook — I n stream, streamlet, brooklet, creek, Dial. crick, U.S. Dial. kill, rivulet, rill, rindle, run, runnel, runlet or Dial. rundle, Brit. Dial. beck, Brit. Dial. gill or ghyll, Scot, and North Eng. sike or syke, Scot, and North Eng. burn; channel,… …

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  • 131 creek — n 1. watercourse, stream, streamlet, brook, brooklet, rivulet, run, runnel, burn, rill, rindle, Dial. crick; channel, strait; branch, tributary. 2.Chiefly British. inlet, bay, cove, bight, Both Chiefly Scot. firth, frith; fjord, estuary. 3. up… …

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  • 132 flow — v 1. run, stream, proceed, drift, glide, slide, move, go along; roll, purl, ripple, gurgle, bubble, trickle; rush, cascade, fall; circulate, move around or through, pass through. 2.Usu. flow from issue, emanate, grow, arise, result, follow,… …

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  • 133 rivulet — n brook, stream, brooklet, streamlet, creek, Dial. crick, Dial. kill, rill, rindle, run, runnel, runlet, Dial. rundle, Brit. Dial. beck, Brit. Dial. gill or ghyll, Scot, and North Eng. sike or syke, Scot, and North Eng. burn or bourn or bourne;… …

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  • 134 run — v 1. dash, dart, bolt, tear, tear along, bowl along, make time, cover ground, make strides or rapid strides; sprint, fly, flit, whiz, whisk; zoom, zip, career, rip, scour, scud, scorch, burn up the road, outstrip the wind, race like the wind, go… …

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  • 135 runlet — n stream, brook, streamlet, brooklet, creek, rivulet, rill. See rivulet …

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  • 136 stream — n 1. river, freshet, U.S. Dial. kill, brook, creek, Dial. crick; streamlet, rivulet, rill, run, runnel, runlet; channel, watercourse, waterway, artificial waterway, canal, sluice, wadi, arroyo; branch, tributary, feeder, affluent, confluent;… …

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  • 137 tributary — n 1. branch, anabranch, feeder, affluent, confluent; stream, river, freshet, U.S. Dial. kill, gill, brook, Scot, and North Eng. burn, creek, Dial. crick; streamlet, brooklet, rivulet, rill, rillet, run, runnel, runlet. adj 2. contributory,… …

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  • 138 wash — v 1. clean, clean up, bathe, Brit. Inf. tub, lave, cleanse, wash up, scrub up, Chiefly Scot. dight; deterge, launder, do the laundry; shampoo, lather, soap; scrub, brush, swab, mop; soak, shower, douse, rinse, flush, sponge, douche; absterge,… …

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  • 139 rivulet — riv•u•let [[t]ˈrɪv yə lɪt[/t]] n. a small stream; streamlet; brook • Etymology: 1580–90; < It rivoletto, dim. of rivolo < L rīvulus, dim. ofrīvusstream …

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  • 140 rivulet — /ˈrɪvjələt / (say rivyuhluht) noun 1. a small stream; a streamlet; a brook. 2. Chiefly Tasmania a creek. {earlier rivolet, from Italian rivoletto, diminutive of rivolo, from Latin rīvulus small stream} …

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