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umbrageous
  • s  filled with shade
    cool umbrageous woodlands
  • s  angered at something unjust or wrong
    umbrageous at the loss of their territory
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umbrella
  • n  a lightweight handheld collapsible canopy
  • n  a formation of military planes maintained over ground operations or targets
    an air umbrella over England
  • n  having the function of uniting a group of similar things
    the Democratic Party is an umbrella for many liberal groups
    under the umbrella of capitalism
  • s  covering or applying simultaneously to a number of similar items or elements or groups
    an umbrella organization
    umbrella insurance coverage
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un-american
  • s  considered contrary to the best interests of the United States
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unabashed
  • s  not embarrassed
    a tinseled charm and unabashed sentimentality"- Jerome Stone
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unabated
  • s  continuing at full strength or intensity
    the winds are unabated
    the popularity of his books among young people continued unabated
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unable
  • a  (usually followed by `to') not having the necessary means or skill or know-how
    unable to get to town without a car
    unable to obtain funds
  • s  (usually followed by `to') lacking necessary physical or mental ability
    dyslexics are unable to learn to read adequately
    the sun was unable to melt enough snow
  • s  lacking in power or forcefulness
    like an unable phoenix in hot ashes
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unabridged
  • n  a dictionary that has not been shortened by the omitting terms or definitions; a comprehensive dictionary
  • a  (used of texts) not shortened
    an unabridged novel
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unaccented
  • a  used of syllables
  • s  (used of vowels or syllables) pronounced with little or no stress
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unacceptable
  • s  not adequate to give satisfaction
    the coach told his players that defeat was unacceptable
  • a  not acceptable; not welcome
    a word unacceptable in polite society
    an unacceptable violation of personal freedom
  • s  used of persons or their behavior
  • s  not conforming to standard usage; `You can access your cash at any of 300 automatic tellers'"
    the following use of `access' was judged unacceptable by a panel of linguists
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unaccepted
  • s  not conforming to standard usage; `You can access your cash at any of 300 automatic tellers'"
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