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  • flex (definition)
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    n 1: the act of flexing; "he gave his biceps a flex to impress the ladies" v 1: contract; "flex a muscle" 2: exhibit the strength of; "The victorious army flexes its invincibility" 3: form a curve; "The stick does not bend" [syn: bend, flex] [ant: straighten, unbend] 4: bend a joint; "flex your wrists"; "bend your knees" [syn: flex, bend] 5: cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form; "bend the rod"; "twist the dough into a braid"; "the strong man could turn an iron bar" [syn: flex, bend, deform, twist, turn] [ant: unbend]
  • x (definition)
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    adj 1: being one more than nine [syn: ten, 10, x] n 1: the cardinal number that is the sum of nine and one; the base of the decimal system [syn: ten, 10, X, tenner, decade] 2: the 24th letter of the Roman alphabet [syn: X, x, ex] 3: street names for methylenedioxymethamphetamine [syn: Adam, ecstasy, XTC, go, disco biscuit, cristal, X, hug drug]
  • annex (definition)
    n 1: an addition that extends a main building [syn: annex, annexe, extension, wing] v 1: take (territory) as if by conquest; "Hitler annexed Lithuania" 2: attach to
  • apex (place) (definition)
    n 1: the highest point (of something); "at the peak of the pyramid" [syn: vertex, peak, apex, acme] 2: the point on the celestial sphere toward which the sun and solar system appear to be moving relative to the fixed stars [syn: apex, solar apex, apex of the sun's way] [ant: antapex]
  • circumflex (definition)
    n 1: a diacritical mark (^) placed above a vowel in some languages to indicate a special phonetic quality
  • complex (definition)
    adj 1: complicated in structure; consisting of interconnected parts; "a complex set of variations based on a simple folk melody"; "a complex mass of diverse laws and customs" [ant: simple] n 1: a conceptual whole made up of complicated and related parts; "the complex of shopping malls, houses, and roads created a new town" [syn: complex, composite] 2: a compound described in terms of the central atom to which other atoms are bound or coordinated [syn: complex, coordination compound] 3: (psychoanalysis) a combination of emotions and impulses that have been rejected from awareness but still influence a person's behavior 4: a whole structure (as a building) made up of interconnected or related structures [syn: building complex, complex]
  • convex (definition)
    adj 1: curving or bulging outward [syn: convex, bulging] [ant: concave]
  • duplex (definition)
    adj 1: (used technically of a device or process) having two parts; "a duplex transaction" 2: allowing communication in opposite directions simultaneously; "duplex system"; "duplex telephony" n 1: a house with two units sharing a common wall [syn: duplex house, duplex, semidetached house] 2: an apartment having rooms on two floors that are connected by a staircase [syn: duplex apartment, duplex] v 1: change into a duplex
  • effects (definition)
    n 1: property of a personal character that is portable but not used in business; "she left some of her personal effects in the house"; "I watched over their effects until they returned" [syn: effects, personal effects]
  • ex (definition)
    adj 1: out of fashion; "a suit of rather antique appearance"; "demode (or outmoded) attire"; "outmoded ideas" [syn: antique, demode, ex, old-fashioned, old-hat(p), outmoded, passe, passee] n 1: a man who was formerly a certain woman's husband [syn: ex- husband, ex] 2: a woman who was formerly a particular man's wife; "all his exes live in Texas" [syn: ex-wife, ex] 3: the 24th letter of the Roman alphabet [syn: X, x, ex]
  • hex (definition)
    adj 1: of or pertaining to a number system having 16 as its base [syn: hexadecimal, hex] n 1: an evil spell; "a witch put a curse on his whole family"; "he put the whammy on me" [syn: hex, jinx, curse, whammy] v 1: cast a spell over someone or something; put a hex on someone or something [syn: hex, bewitch, glamour, witch, enchant, jinx]
  • latex (definition)
    n 1: a milky exudate from certain plants that coagulates on exposure to air 2: a water-base paint that has a latex binder [syn: latex paint, latex, rubber-base paint]
  • next (definition)
    adv 1: at the time or occasion immediately following; "next the doctor examined his back" adj 1: immediately following in time or order; "the following day"; "next in line"; "the next president"; "the next item on the list" [syn: following, next] 2: nearest in space or position; immediately adjoining without intervening space; "had adjacent rooms"; "in the next room"; "the person sitting next to me"; "our rooms were side by side" [syn: adjacent, next, side by side(p)] 3: (of elected officers) elected but not yet serving; "our next president" [syn: future(a), next, succeeding(a)]
  • perplex (definition)
    v 1: be a mystery or bewildering to; "This beats me!"; "Got me-- I don't know the answer!"; "a vexing problem"; "This question really stuck me" [syn: perplex, vex, stick, get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, pose, bewilder, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, amaze, dumbfound] 2: make more complicated; "There was a new development that complicated the matter" [syn: complicate, perplex] [ant: simplify]
  • reflex (definition)
    adj 1: without volition or conscious control; "the automatic shrinking of the pupils of the eye in strong light"; "a reflex knee jerk"; "sneezing is reflexive" [syn: automatic, reflex(a), reflexive] n 1: an automatic instinctive unlearned reaction to a stimulus [syn: reflex, reflex response, reflex action, instinctive reflex, innate reflex, inborn reflex, unconditioned reflex, physiological reaction]
  • respects (definition)
    n 1: (often used with `pay') a formal expression of esteem; "he paid his respects to the mayor"
  • sex (name) (definition)
    n 1: activities associated with sexual intercourse; "they had sex in the back seat" [syn: sexual activity, sexual practice, sex, sex activity] 2: either of the two categories (male or female) into which most organisms are divided; "the war between the sexes" 3: all of the feelings resulting from the urge to gratify sexual impulses; "he wanted a better sex life"; "the film contained no sex or violence" [syn: sex, sexual urge] 4: the properties that distinguish organisms on the basis of their reproductive roles; "she didn't want to know the sex of the foetus" [syn: sex, gender, sexuality] v 1: stimulate sexually; "This movie usually arouses the male audience" [syn: arouse, sex, excite, turn on, wind up] 2: tell the sex (of young chickens)
  • simplex (definition)
    adj 1: allowing communication in only one direction at a time, or in telegraphy allowing only one message over a line at a time; "simplex system" 2: having only one part or element; "a simplex word has no affixes and is not part of a compound--like `boy' compared with `boyish' or `house' compared with `houseboat'"
  • specs (definition)
    n 1: optical instrument consisting of a frame that holds a pair of lenses for correcting defective vision [syn: spectacles, specs, eyeglasses, glasses]
  • triplex (definition)
    adj 1: having three units or components or elements; "a ternary operation"; "a treble row of red beads"; "overcrowding made triple sessions necessary"; "triple time has three beats per measure"; "triplex windows" [syn: ternary, treble, triple, triplex]
  • unsex (definition)
    v 1: deprive of sex or sexual powers 2: remove the qualities typical of one's sex; "She unsexed herself" 3: make infertile; "in some countries, people with genetically transmissible disabilites are sterilized" [syn: sterilize, sterilise, desex, unsex, desexualize, desexualise, fix]
  • vertex (definition)
    n 1: the point of intersection of lines or the point opposite the base of a figure 2: the highest point (of something); "at the peak of the pyramid" [syn: vertex, peak, apex, acme]
  • vex (place) (definition)
    v 1: cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations; "Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me"; "It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves" [syn: annoy, rag, get to, bother, get at, irritate, rile, nark, nettle, gravel, vex, chafe, devil] 2: disturb the peace of mind of; afflict with mental agitation or distress; "I cannot sleep--my daughter's health is worrying me" [syn: worry, vex] [ant: assure, reassure] 3: change the arrangement or position of [syn: agitate, vex, disturb, commove, shake up, stir up, raise up] 4: subject to prolonged examination, discussion, or deliberation; "vex the subject of the death penalty" 5: be a mystery or bewildering to; "This beats me!"; "Got me--I don't know the answer!"; "a vexing problem"; "This question really stuck me" [syn: perplex, vex, stick, get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, pose, bewilder, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, amaze, dumbfound]
  • rex (name) (definition)
    n 1: a male sovereign; ruler of a kingdom [syn: king, male monarch, Rex] [ant: female monarch, queen, queen regnant]
  • desex (definition)
    v 1: make infertile; "in some countries, people with genetically transmissible disabilites are sterilized" [syn: sterilize, sterilise, desex, unsex, desexualize, desexualise, fix]
  • telex (definition)
    n 1: a character printer connected to a telegraph that operates like a typewriter [syn: teletypewriter, teleprinter, teletype machine, telex, telex machine] v 1: communicate by telex; "We telexed the information to our sister company"
  • aix (definition)
    n 1: wood duck and mandarin duck [syn: Aix, genus Aix]
  • bottlenecks
  • decks
  • dissects
  • expects
  • flecks
  • intersects
  • necks
  • objects
  • projects
  • rednecks
  • reflects
  • rejects
  • specks
  • subjects
  • suspects
  • treks
  • wrecks
  • becks (name)
  • czechs
  • dex
  • eckes
  • jex (name)
  • lex
  • meckes
  • mex
  • plex
  • techs
  • tex
  • aztecs
  • caltex
  • cmx
  • execs
  • fedex
  • onex (place)
  • paychecks
  • paychex
  • roughnecks
  • atx
  • eurochecks
  • govpx
  • megaplex
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