The Longman American Defining Vocabulary I

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  1. abbreviation
    shortening something by omitting parts of it
  2. ability
    the quality of having the means or skills to do something
  3. able
    having the necessary means or skill to do something
  4. about
    (of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct
  5. above
    in or to a place that is higher
  6. abroad
    to or in a foreign country
  7. absence
    the state of being not present
  8. absent
    not being in a specified place
  9. accept
    receive willingly something given or offered
  10. acceptable
    worthy of approval or satisfactory
  11. accident
    an unfortunate mishap
  12. according
    in agreement with
  13. account
    a record or narrative description of past events
  14. achieve
    gain with effort
  15. acid
    any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste
  16. across
    to the opposite side
  17. act
    behave in a certain manner
  18. action
    something done (usually as opposed to something said)
  19. active
    characterized by energetic movement
  20. activity
    any specific behavior
  21. actor
    a performer in theater, television, or film
  22. actress
    a female actor
  23. actual
    existing in act or fact
  24. actually
    in fact
  25. add
    join or combine or unite with others
  26. addition
    the arithmetic operation of summing
  27. address
    the place where a person or organization can be found
  28. adjective
    the word class that qualifies nouns
  29. admiration
    a feeling of delighted approval and liking
  30. admire
    feel high regard for
  31. admit
    declare to be true or accept the reality of
  32. adult
    a fully developed person from maturity onward
  33. advanced
    situated ahead or going before
  34. advantage
    the quality of having a superior or more favorable position
  35. adventure
    a wild and exciting undertaking
  36. adverb
    a word that modifies something other than a noun
  37. advertise
    make publicity for; try to sell
  38. advertisement
    a public promotion of some product or service
  39. advice
    a proposal for an appropriate course of action
  40. advise
    give advice to
  41. affair
    a vaguely specified social event
  42. affect
    have an influence upon
  43. afford
    have the financial means to do something or buy something
  44. afraid
    filled with fear or apprehension
  45. after
    happening at a time subsequent to a reference time
  46. afternoon
    the part of the day between noon and evening
  47. afterward
    happening at a time subsequent to a reference time
  48. again
  49. age
    how long something has existed
  50. ago
    gone by; or in the past
  51. agree
    consent or assent to a condition
  52. agreement
    harmony of people's opinions, actions, or characters
  53. ahead
    at or in the front
  54. aim
    point or cause to go towards
  55. air
    a mixture of gases required for breathing
  56. airplane
    a fixed-wing aircraft powered by propellers or jets
  57. airport
    an airfield equipped with control tower and hangars as well as accommodations for passengers and cargo
  58. alcohol
    a volatile compound made by distillation
  59. alive
    possessing life
  60. all
    to a complete degree or to the full or entire extent
  61. allow
    make it possible for something to happen
  62. almost
    slightly short of or not quite accomplished; all but
  63. alone
    isolated from others
  64. along
    in line with a length or direction
  65. alphabet
    a character set of letters and is used to write a language
  66. already
    prior to a specified or implied time
  67. also
    in addition
  68. always
    at all times; all the time and on every occasion
  69. amount
    how much there is of something that you can quantify
  70. amuse
    occupy in an agreeable, entertaining or pleasant fashion
  71. amusement
    an activity that is diverting and that holds the attention
  72. amusing
    providing enjoyment; pleasantly entertaining
  73. ancient
    belonging to times long past
  74. anger
    the state of being very annoyed
  75. angle
    the space between two lines or planes that intersect
  76. angry
    feeling or showing extreme displeasure or hostility
  77. animal
    a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
  78. announce
    make known
  79. announcement
    a public statement containing information about an event
  80. annoy
    disturb, especially by minor irritations
  81. another
    any of various alternatives; some other
  82. answer
    a statement made to reply to a question or criticism
  83. anxiety
    a vague unpleasant emotion in anticipation of a misfortune
  84. anxious
    causing or fraught with or showing anxiety
  85. anymore
    at the present or from now on; usually used with a negative
  86. anywhere
    at or in or to any place
  87. apart
    separated or at a distance in place or position or time
  88. apartment
    a suite of rooms of a house divided into separate dwellings
  89. appear
    come into sight or view
  90. appearance
    outward or visible aspect of a person or thing
  91. apple
    a tree widely cultivated for its firm rounded edible fruits
  92. appropriate
    suitable for a particular person, place, or situation
  93. approval
    the formal act of giving agreement or permission
  94. approve
    judge to be right or commendable; think well of
  95. area
    the extent of a two-dimensional surface within a boundary
  96. argue
    have a disagreement about something
  97. argument
    a dispute where there is strong disagreement
  98. arm
    a human limb
  99. army
    a permanent organization of a nation's military land forces
  100. around
    in the area or vicinity
  101. arrange
    put into a proper or systematic order
  102. arrangement
    an orderly grouping considered as a unit
  103. arrival
    the act of coming to a certain place
  104. arrive
    reach a destination
  105. art
    the creation of beautiful or significant things
  106. article
    one of a class of artifacts
  107. artificial
    contrived by art rather than nature
  108. artist
    person whose creative work shows sensitivity and imagination
  109. as
    to the same degree (often followed by `as')
  110. ash
    the residue that remains when something is burned
  111. ashamed
    feeling guilt or embarrassment or remorse
  112. ask
    make a request or demand for something to somebody
  113. asleep
    in a state of sleep
  114. association
    a formal organization of people or groups of people
  115. atom
    the smallest component of an element
  116. attach
    be in contact with
  117. attack
    an offensive against an enemy
  118. attempt
    make an effort
  119. attend
    be present
  120. attention
    the act of concentrating on something
  121. attitude
    a complex mental state involving beliefs and feelings
  122. attract
    exert a force on
  123. attractive
    pleasing to the eye or mind as through beauty or charm
  124. authority
    the power or right to give orders or make decisions
  125. available
    obtainable or accessible and ready for use or service
  126. average
    an intermediate scale value regarded as normal or usual
  127. avoid
    stay away from
  128. awake
    not in a state of sleep; completely conscious
  129. away
    at a distance in space or time
  130. awkward
    lacking grace or skill in manner or movement or performance
  131. baby
    a very young mammal
  132. back
    the posterior part of a human (or animal) body
  133. background
    the part of a scene behind objects in the front
  134. backward
    at or to or toward the back or rear
  135. bad
    having undesirable or negative qualities
  136. bag
    a flexible container with a single opening
  137. bake
    cook and make edible by putting in a hot oven
  138. balance
    harmonious arrangement or relation of parts within a whole
  139. ball
    an object with a spherical shape
  140. band
    an unofficial association of people or groups
  141. bank
    financial institution that accepts deposits and lends money
  142. bar
    a rigid piece of metal or wood
  143. barely
    in a sparse or scanty way
  144. base
    lowest support of a structure
  145. baseball
    a ball game between two teams of nine players
  146. basic
    reduced to the simplest and most significant form possible
  147. basket
    a container that is usually woven and has handles
  148. basketball
    a game played on a court by two opposing teams of 5 players
  149. bath
    a large open container filled with water to wash the body
  150. bathtub
    a large open container filled with water to wash the body
  151. battle
    a hostile meeting of opposing military forces
  152. be
    have a specified quality or characteristic
  153. beach
    an area of sand sloping down to the water of a sea or lake
  154. beak
    horny projecting mouth of a bird
  155. beam
    a long thick piece of material used in construction
  156. bean
    a leguminous plant grown for its edible seeds and pods
  157. bear
    be pregnant with
  158. beard
    the hair growing on the lower part of a man's face
  159. beat
    hit repeatedly
  160. beautiful
    pleasing to the senses
  161. beauty
    the qualities that give pleasure to the senses
  162. become
    come into existence
  163. bed
    a piece of furniture that provides a place to sleep
  164. before
    at or in the front
  165. begin
    set in motion, cause to start
  166. behave
    act in a certain manner
  167. behavior
    the way a person acts toward other people
  168. behind
    in or to or toward the rear
  169. belief
    any cognitive content held as true
  170. believe
    accept as true; take to be true
  171. bell
    a hollow metal device that makes a ringing sound when struck
  172. belong
    be owned by; be in the possession of
  173. below
    in or to a place that is lower
  174. belt
    a band to tie or buckle around the body
  175. bend
    form a curve
  176. beneath
    in or to a place that is lower
  177. berry
    a small fruit having any of various structures, e.g., simple (grape or blueberry) or aggregate (blackberry or raspberry)
  178. besides
    in addition
  179. best
    having the most positive qualities
  180. better
    superior to another in excellence or quality or desirability
  181. between
    in the interval
  182. beyond
    farther along in space or time or degree
  183. bicycle
    a vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedals
  184. big
    above average in size or number or quantity
  185. bill
    an itemized statement of money owed for goods or services
  186. bird
    warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrate with feathers and wings
  187. birth
    the time when something begins (especially life)
  188. bite
    to grip, cut off, or tear with or as if with the teeth or jaws
  189. bitter
    causing a sharp and acrid taste experience
  190. black
    being of the achromatic color of maximum darkness
  191. blade
    the flat part of a tool or weapon that has a cutting edge
  192. blame
    an accusation that one is responsible for some misdeed
  193. bleed
    lose blood from one's body
  194. blind
    unable to see
  195. block
  196. blood
    the fluid that is pumped through the body by the heart
  197. blow
    be in motion due to some air or water current
  198. blue
    of the color intermediate between green and violet
  199. board
    a stout length of sawn timber
  200. boat
    a small vessel for travel on water
  201. body
    an individual 3-dimensional object that has mass
  202. boil
    change from a liquid to vapor
  203. bomb
    an explosive device fused to explode under specific conditions
  204. bone
    rigid tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
  205. book
    an object consisting of a number of pages bound together
  206. boot
    footwear that covers the whole foot and lower leg
  207. border
    the boundary of a surface
  208. bored
    uninterested because of frequent exposure or indulgence
  209. boring
    so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness
  210. born
    brought into existence
  211. borrow
    get temporarily
  212. both
    (used with count nouns) two considered together; the two
  213. bottle
    a vessel used for storing drinks or other liquids
  214. bottom
    the lower side of anything
  215. bowl
    a round vessel that is open at the top
  216. box
    a (usually rectangular) container; may have a lid
  217. boy
    a youthful male person
  218. brain
    the center of the nervous system
  219. branch
    a division of a stem arising from the main stem of a plant
  220. brave
    possessing or displaying courage
  221. bread
    food made from dough of flour or meal and usually raised with yeast or baking powder and then baked
  222. break
    destroy the integrity of
  223. breakfast
    the first meal of the day (usually in the morning)
  224. breast
    either of two soft fleshy milk-secreting glandular organs on the chest of a woman
  225. breath
    the process of taking in and expelling air during breathing
  226. breathe
    draw air into, and expel out of, the lungs
  227. breed
    cause to procreate (animals)
  228. brick
    rectangular block of clay baked by the sun or in a kiln
  229. bridge
    structure allowing passage across a river or other obstacle
  230. bright
    emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts
  231. bring
    take something or somebody with oneself somewhere
  232. broad
    having great extent from one side to the other
  233. broadcast
    disseminate over the airwaves, as in radio or television
  234. brother
    a male with the same parents as someone else
  235. brown
    of a color similar to that of wood or earth
  236. brush
    an implement that has hairs or bristles set into a handle
  237. bucket
    a roughly cylindrical vessel that is open at the top
  238. build
    make by combining materials and parts
  239. building
    the act of constructing something
  240. bullet
    a projectile that is fired from a gun
  241. bunch
    a grouping of a number of similar things
  242. burn
    destroy by fire
  243. burst
    come open suddenly and violently
  244. bury
    place in a grave or tomb
  245. bus
    a vehicle carrying many passengers
  246. bush
    a woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
  247. business
    the principal activity in one's life to earn money
  248. busy
    actively or fully engaged or occupied
  249. but
    and nothing more
  250. butter
    a solid yellow food made from cream
  251. button
    a round fastener sewn to shirts and coats
  252. buy
    obtain by purchase
  253. by
    so as to pass a given point
  254. cake
    baked good based on a mixture of flour, sugar, eggs, and fat
  255. calculate
    make a mathematical computation
  256. call
    utter a sudden loud cry
  257. calm
    not agitated; without losing self-possession
  258. camera
    equipment for taking photographs
  259. camp
    temporary lodgings in the country for travelers
  260. can
    airtight sealed metal container for food or drink, etc.
  261. candy
    a rich sweet made of flavored sugar often with fruit or nuts
  262. cap
    a tight-fitting headdress
  263. capital
    a large alphabetic character used in writing or printing
  264. car
    a motor vehicle with four wheels
  265. card
    thin cardboard, usually rectangular
  266. care
    providing treatment for or attending to someone or something
  267. careful
    exercising caution or showing attention
  268. careless
    marked by lack of attention or consideration or forethought
  269. carriage
    a vehicle with wheels drawn by one or more horses
  270. carry
    physically move while supporting, by vehicle, hands, or body
  271. case
    an occurrence of something
  272. castle
    a large building formerly occupied by a ruler and fortified against attack
  273. cat
    feline mammal usually having thick soft fur
  274. catch
    take hold of so as to seize or stop the motion of
  275. cattle
    domesticated cows as a group
  276. cause
    events that provide the generative force of something
  277. ceiling
    the overhead upper surface of a covered space
  278. celebrate
    have a festivity
  279. cell
    the basic structural and functional unit of all organisms
  280. cent
    a fractional monetary unit of several countries
  281. center
    an area that is in the middle of some larger region
  282. centimeter
    a metric unit of length equal to one hundredth of a meter
  283. central
    in or near an inner area
  284. century
    a period of 100 years
  285. ceremony
    a formal event performed on a special occasion
  286. certain
    established beyond doubt or question; definitely known
  287. chain
    a series of (usually metal) rings or links fitted into one another to make a flexible ligament
  288. chair
    a seat for one person, with a support for the back
  289. chance
    an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon
  290. change
    become different in some particular way
  291. character
    a property that defines the individual nature of something
  292. charge
    assign a duty, responsibility or obligation to
  293. chase
    go after with the intent to catch
  294. cheap
    relatively low in price or charging low prices
  295. cheat
    defeat through trickery or deceit
  296. check
    examine so as to determine accuracy, quality, or condition
  297. cheek
    either side of the face below the eyes
  298. cheerful
    being full of or promoting cheer
  299. cheese
    a solid food prepared from the pressed curd of milk
  300. chemical
    produced by reactions involving atomic or molecular changes
  301. chemistry
    the science of matter
  302. chest
    the part of the human torso between the neck and the diaphragm or the corresponding part in other vertebrates
    get something off your chest:一抒胸中块垒
  303. chew
    chew (food); to bite and grind with the teeth
  304. chicken
    a domestic fowl bred for flesh or eggs
  305. chief
    the head of a tribe or clan
  306. child
    a human offspring (son or daughter) of any age
  307. chin
    the protruding part of the lower jaw
    chin up:抬起下巴
  308. chocolate
    a food made from roasted ground cacao beans
  309. choice
    the act of selecting
  310. choose
    pick out from a number of alternatives
  311. church
    a place for public (especially Christian) worship
  312. cigarette
    finely ground tobacco wrapped in paper; for smoking
  313. circle
    ellipse in which the two axes are of equal length
  314. circular
    having a circular shape
  315. citizen
    a native or naturalized member of a state
  316. city
    a large and densely populated urban area
  317. claim
    assert or affirm strongly
  318. class
    a collection of things sharing a common attribute
  319. clay
    water-soaked soil; soft, wet earth
  320. clean
    free from dirt or impurities
  321. clear
    readily apparent to the mind
  322. clerk
    an employee who performs office work
  323. clever
    mentally quick and resourceful
  324. cliff
    a steep high face of rock
  325. climb
    go up or advance
  326. clock
    a timepiece that shows the time of day
  327. close
    at or within a short distance in space or time
  328. cloth
    artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers
  329. clothes
    apparel in general
  330. clothing
    a covering designed to be worn on a person's body
  331. cloud
    a visible mass of water or ice particles suspended at a considerable altitude
  332. club
    a formal association of people with similar interests
  333. coal
    fossil fuel consisting of carbonized vegetable matter
  334. coast
    the shore of a sea or ocean
  335. coffee
    a beverage consisting of an infusion of ground coffee beans
  336. coin
    a flat metal piece (usually a disc) used as money
  337. cold
    having a low or inadequate temperature
  338. collar
    a band that fits around the neck and is usually folded over
  339. collect
  340. college
    an institution of higher education
  341. color
    a visual attribute of things from the light they emit
  342. comb
    a flat device with narrow pointed teeth on one edge
  343. combination
    the act of bringing things together to form a new whole
  344. combine
    put or add together
  345. come
    move toward, travel toward
  346. comfort
    a state of being relaxed and feeling no pain
  347. comfortable
    providing or experiencing physical well-being or relief
  348. command
    an authoritative direction or instruction to do something
  349. committee
    a special group delegated to consider some matter
  350. common
    having no special distinction or quality
  351. communicate
    transfer to another
  352. communication
    the activity of conveying information
  353. company
    an institution created to conduct business
  354. compare
    examine and note the similarities or differences of
  355. comparison
    the act of examining resemblances
  356. compete
    engage in a contest or measure oneself against others
  357. competition
    the act of contending with others for rewards or resources
  358. competitor
    the contestant you hope to defeat
  359. complain
    express discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness
  360. complaint
    an expression of grievance or resentment
  361. complete
    having all necessary qualities
  362. completely
    with everything necessary
  363. complicated
    difficult to analyze or understand
  364. compound
    a whole formed by a union of two or more elements or parts
  365. computer
    a machine for performing calculations automatically
  366. concern
    something that interests you because it is important
  367. concert
    a performance of music by players or singers
  368. condition
    a mode of being or form of existence of a person or thing
  369. confidence
    belief in yourself and your abilities
  370. confident
    having or marked by assurance
  371. confuse
    mistake one thing for another
  372. connect
    fasten or put together two or more pieces
  373. connection
    a relation between things or events
  374. conscious
    having awareness of surroundings and sensations and thoughts
  375. consider
    think about carefully; weigh
  376. consist
    have its essential character
  377. container
    any object that can be used to hold things
  378. container
    any object that can be used to hold things
  379. continue
    keep or maintain in unaltered condition
  380. continuous
    moving in time or space without interruption
  381. contract
    a binding agreement that is enforceable by law
  382. control
    power to direct or determine
  383. convenient
    suited to your comfort or purpose or needs
  384. conversation
    the use of speech for informal exchange of views or ideas
  385. cook
    transform by heating
  386. cookie
    any of various small flat sweet cakes
  387. cool
    neither warm nor very cold; giving relief from heat
  388. copy
    a thing made to be similar or identical to another thing
  389. corn
    tall annual cereal grass bearing kernels on large ears: widely cultivated in America in many varieties; the principal cereal in Mexico and Central and South America since pre-Columbian times
  390. corner
    the point where three areas or surfaces meet or intersect
  391. correct
    free from error; especially conforming to fact or truth
  392. cost
    be priced at
  393. cotton
    erect bushy mallow plant or small tree bearing bolls containing seeds with many long hairy fibers
  394. cough
    a sudden noisy expulsion of air from the lungs that clears the air passages; a common symptom of upper respiratory infection or bronchitis or pneumonia or tuberculosis
  395. council
    a body serving in an administrative capacity
  396. country
    the territory occupied by a nation
  397. courage
    a quality of spirit that enables you to face danger or pain
  398. course
    a connected series of events or actions or developments
  399. court
    an assembly to conduct judicial business
  400. cover
    provide with a covering or cause to be covered
  401. cow
    female of domestic cattle
  402. crack
    a narrow opening
  403. crash
    break violently or noisily
  404. crazy
    affected with madness or insanity
  405. cream
    the part of milk containing the butterfat
  406. creature
    a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
  407. crime
    an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act
  408. criminal
    someone who has committed a punishable act
  409. criticism
    a serious examination and judgment of something
  410. criticize
    point out real or perceived flaws
  411. crop
    a cultivated plant that is grown commercially
  412. cross
    a marking that consists of lines that intersect each other
  413. crowd
    a large number of things or people considered together
  414. cruel
    able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering
  415. crush
    to compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition
  416. cry
    shed tears because of sadness, rage, or pain
  417. cup
    a small open container usually used for drinking
  418. cupboard
    a small room (or recess) or cabinet used for storage space
  419. cure
    a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain
  420. curl
    form a curl, curve, or kink
  421. current
    occurring in or belonging to the present time
  422. curtain
    hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window)
  423. curve
    the trace of a point whose direction of motion changes
  424. customer
    someone who pays for goods or services
  425. cut
    separate with or as if with an instrument
  426. daily
    of or belonging to or occurring every day
  427. damage
    the occurrence of a change for the worse
  428. dance
    taking a series of rhythmical steps in time to music
  429. danger
    the condition of being susceptible to harm or injury
  430. dangerous
    involving or causing risk; liable to hurt or harm
  431. dark
    devoid of or deficient in light or brightness
  432. date
    the specified day of the month
  433. daughter
    a female human offspring
  434. day
    time for Earth to make a complete rotation on its axis
  435. dead
    no longer having or seeming to have or expecting to have life
  436. deal
    be in charge of, act on, or dispose of
  437. death
    the permanent end of all life functions in an organism
  438. debt
    the state of owing something, especially money
  439. decay
    the organic phenomenon of rotting
  440. deceit
    the quality of being fraudulent
  441. deceive
    cause someone to believe an untruth
  442. decide
    reach, make, or come to a conclusion about something
  443. decision
    a position or opinion reached after consideration
  444. decorate
    make more attractive, as by adding ornament or color
  445. decoration
    the act of adorning something
  446. decrease
    a change downward
  447. deep
    having great spatial extension downward or inward
  448. defeat
    an unsuccessful ending to a struggle or contest
  449. defense
    the act of defending someone or something against attack
  450. defend
    protect against a challenge or attack
  451. definite
    precise; explicit and clearly defined
  452. degree
    a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series
  453. delay
    time during which some action is awaited
  454. deliberate
    carefully thought out in advance
  455. delicate
    developed with extreme subtlety
  456. deliver
    bring to a destination
  457. demand
    request urgently and forcefully
  458. department
    a specialized division of a large organization
  459. depend
    be contingent upon
  460. dependent
    a person who relies on another person for support
  461. depth
    the extent downward or backward or inward
  462. describe
    give a statement representing something
  463. description
    the act of depicting something
  464. desert
    leave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch
  465. deserve
    be worthy
  466. design
    the act of working out the form of something
  467. desirable
    worth having or seeking or achieving
  468. desire
    the feeling that accompanies an unsatisfied state
  469. desk
    a piece of furniture with a writing surface and usually drawers or other compartments
  470. despite
    contemptuous disregard
  471. destroy
    do away with; cause the ruin or undoing of
  472. destruction
    an event that completely ruins something
  473. detail
    a small part considered separately from the whole
  474. determination
    the act of finding out the properties of something
  475. determined
    having been learned or found especially by investigation
  476. develop
    progress or evolve through a process of natural growth
  477. dictionary
    a reference book containing an alphabetical list of words
  478. die
    lose all bodily functions necessary to sustain life
  479. difference
    the quality of being unlike or dissimilar
  480. different
    unlike in nature, quality, form, or degree
  481. difficult
    requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish
  482. difficulty
    an effort that is inconvenient
  483. dig
    turn up, loosen, or remove earth
  484. dinner
    the main meal of the day served in the evening or at midday
  485. dip
    immerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate
  486. direct
    proceeding without deviation; straight and short
  487. direction
    a line leading to a place or point
  488. dirt
    the part of the earth's surface consisting of humus and disintegrated rock
  489. dirty
    soiled or likely to soil with dirt or grime
  490. disappoint
    fail to meet the hopes or expectations of
  491. discover
    determine the existence, presence, or fact of
  492. discovery
    the act of finding something
  493. discuss
    to consider or examine in speech or writing
  494. discussion
    an extended communication dealing with a particular topic
  495. disease
    an impairment of health
  496. disgusting
    highly offensive
  497. dish
    a piece of dishware normally used as a container for holding or serving food
  498. dismiss
    stop associating with
  499. distance
    the property created by the space between two objects
  500. distant
    separated in space or coming from far away

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