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Word: crochet

Definition: make (a piece of needlework) by looping thread with a hooked needle; N. CF. crotchet


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::: primordial - existing at the beginning (of time); rudimentary
::: ravel - fall apart into tangles; entangle; unravel or untwist
::: severity - harshness; intensity; sternness; austerity; ADJ. severe: harsh; strict; extremely violent or intense
::: selective - careful in choosing; having an effect only on certain things; not general; Ex. eclectic weed killer
::: exchequer - treasury; Ex. Chancellor of the exchequer
::: throb - (of a heart or machine) beat rapidly or violently; N. Ex. hearthrob: heartbeat; sweetheart
::: willful - wilful; intentional; headstrong
::: ductile - malleable; pliable; (of metals) easily pulled into shape; flexible; (of someone) easily influenced or controlled
::: inclusive - tending to include all; all-inclusive; Ex. inclusive charge
::: elevation - elevated position; altitude; height; flat upright side of a building; angle made by pointing a gun; Ex. The elevation of her style is much admired; Ex. front elevation of the house