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Word: compile

Definition: assemble; gather; accumulate; make (a report or a book) from facts and information found in various places; Ex. compile a dictionary


Sentences Containing 'compile'

And here be it said, that whenever it has been convenient to consult one in the course of these dissertations, I have invariably used a huge quarto edition of Johnson, expressly purchased for that purpose; because that famous lexicographer's uncommon personal bulk more fitted him to compile a lexicon to be used by a whale author like me.

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::: manipulate - operate with one's hands; control or play upon (people, forces, etc.) artfully; maneuver; Ex. how to manipulate publicity and men; ADJ. manipulative
::: equilibrium - balance of opposing forces; balance of the mind; equanimity
::: agape - openmouthed
::: bedraggle - wet thoroughly; ADJ. bedraggled: draggled
::: garrulous - loquacious; wordy; talkative; N. garrulity
::: flick - light stroke as with a whip; V: move with a light quick blow; strike with a light quick blow (as from a whip); Ex. flick the switch
::: cogitate - think over; ponder
::: discredit - defame; disgrace; destroy confidence in; disbelieve; N. CF. discreditable: causing discredit; shameful
::: ingenuous - naive and trusting; young; unsophisticated; candid
::: botch - mismanage; blow