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knockout
  • n  a very attractive or seductive looking woman
  • n  a blow that renders the opponent unconscious
  • s  very strong or vigorous
    a knockout punch
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knotted
  • v  make into knots; make knots out of
    She knotted her fingers
  • v  tie or fasten into a knot
  • v  tangle or complicate
  • s  tied with a knot
    his carefully knotted necktie
  • s  used of old persons or old trees; covered with knobs or knots
    gnarled and knotted hands
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knotty
  • s  making great mental demands; hard to comprehend or solve or believe
    I faced the knotty problem of what to have for breakfast
  • s  used of old persons or old trees; covered with knobs or knots
  • s  highly complex or intricate and occasionally devious
    a knotty problem
  • s  tangled in knots or snarls
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knowing
  • n  a clear and certain mental apprehension
  • v  be cognizant or aware of a fact or a specific piece of information; possess knowledge or information about
  • v  know how to do or perform something
  • v  be aware of the truth of something; have a belief or faith in something; regard as true beyond any doubt
  • v  be familiar or acquainted with a person or an object
  • v  have firsthand knowledge of states, situations, emotions, or sensations
  • v  accept (someone) to be what is claimed or accept his power and authority
  • v  have fixed in the mind
  • v  have sexual intercourse with
  • v  know the nature or character of
  • v  be able to distinguish, recognize as being different
  • v  perceive as familiar
  • s  evidencing the possession of inside information
  • s  characterized by conscious design or purpose
    a knowing attempt to defraud
  • s  alert and fully informed
    a knowing collector of rare books
  • s  highly educated; having extensive information or understanding
    knowing instructors
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knowledgeable
  • s  highly educated; having extensive information or understanding
    a knowledgeable critic
    a knowledgeable audience
  • s  alert and fully informed
    surprisingly knowledgeable about what was going on
  • s  thoroughly acquainted through study or experience
    knowledgeable about the technique of painting"- Herbert Read
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known
  • v  be cognizant or aware of a fact or a specific piece of information; possess knowledge or information about
  • v  know how to do or perform something
  • v  be aware of the truth of something; have a belief or faith in something; regard as true beyond any doubt
  • v  be familiar or acquainted with a person or an object
    This flower is known as a Peruvian Lily
  • v  have firsthand knowledge of states, situations, emotions, or sensations
    have you ever known hunger?
  • v  accept (someone) to be what is claimed or accept his power and authority
  • v  have fixed in the mind
  • v  have sexual intercourse with
  • v  know the nature or character of
  • v  be able to distinguish, recognize as being different
  • v  perceive as familiar
  • a  apprehended with certainty
    a known quantity
    the limits of the known world
    a musician known throughout the world
    a known criminal
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kokka
  • n  the branch of Shinto recognized as the official state religion of Japan
  • a  of or pertaining to the branch of Shinto recognized as the state religion of Japan
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korean
  • n  a native or inhabitant of Korea who speaks the Korean language
  • n  the Altaic language spoken by Koreans
  • a  of or relating to or characteristic of Korea or its people or language
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kosher
  • n  food that fulfills the requirements of Jewish dietary law
  • s  conforming to dietary laws
    kosher meat
    a kosher kitchen
  • s  proper or legitimate
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kurdish
  • n  an Iranian language spoken in Turkey and Iran and Iraq and Syria and Russia
  • a  of or relating to Kurdistan or the Kurds or their language and culture
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kuwaiti
  • n  a native or inhabitant of Kuwait
  • a  of or relating to the kingdom of Kuwait or its people
  • a  of or relating to the capital of Kuwait or its residents
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kyphotic
  • s  characteristic of or suffering from kyphosis, an abnormality of the vertebral column
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kyrgyzstani
  • a  of or relating to or characteristic of Kyrgyzstan or its people or culture
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l
  • n  a metric unit of capacity, formerly defined as the volume of one kilogram of pure water under standard conditions; now equal to 1,000 cubic centimeters (or approximately 1.75 pints)
  • n  the cardinal number that is the product of ten and five
  • n  a cgs unit of illumination equal to the brightness of a perfectly diffusing surface that emits or reflects one lumen per square centimeter
  • n  the 12th letter of the Roman alphabet
  • s  being ten more than forty
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