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ditch
  • n  a long narrow excavation in the earth
  • n  any small natural waterway
  • v  forsake
    ditch a lover
  • v  throw away
  • v  sever all ties with, usually unceremoniously or irresponsibly
  • v  make an emergency landing on water
  • v  crash or crash-land
    ditch a car
    ditch a plane
  • v  cut a trench in, as for drainage
    ditch the land to drain it
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ditch fern
  • n  large deeply rooted fern of worldwide distribution with upright bipinnate compound tufted fronds
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ditch reed
  • n  tall North American reed having relative wide leaves and large plumelike panicles; widely distributed in moist areas; used for mats, screens and arrow shafts
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ditch spade
  • n  a spade with a long handle for digging narrow ditches
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dither
  • n  an excited state of agitation
    he was in a dither
  • v  act nervously; be undecided; be uncertain
  • v  make a fuss; be agitated
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dithered color
  • n  a color produced by a pattern of differently colored dots that together simulate the desired color
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dithered colour
  • n  a color produced by a pattern of differently colored dots that together simulate the desired color
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dithering
  • n  the process of representing intermediate colors by patterns of tiny colored dots that simulate the desired color
  • v  act nervously; be undecided; be uncertain
  • v  make a fuss; be agitated
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dithyramb
  • n  a wildly enthusiastic speech or piece of writing
  • n  (ancient Greece) a passionate hymn (usually in honor of Dionysus)
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dittany
  • n  Eurasian perennial herb with white flowers that emit flammable vapor in hot weather
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ditto
  • n  a mark used to indicate the word above it should be repeated
  • v  repeat an action or statement
    The next speaker dittoed her argument
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ditto mark
  • n  a mark used to indicate the word above it should be repeated
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ditty
  • n  a short simple song (or the words of a poem intended to be sung)
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diuresis
  • n  increased secretion of urine; if not due to increased liquid intake or to the action of a diuretic drug it can be a symptom of diabetes mellitus
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diuretic
  • n  any substance that tends to increase the flow of urine, which causes the body to get rid of excess water
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diuretic drug
  • n  any substance that tends to increase the flow of urine, which causes the body to get rid of excess water
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