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The closest I could think of is mythomaniac. The definition of mythomania: An excessive or abnormal propensity for lying and exaggerating


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There's no specific word for hair that hangs loose on the neck below the ear. You would have to describe it just the same way if you were talking or writing about it. I can't think of any words describing hair in any specific position on the head. 'Tresses' refers to a long locks of hair and it is usually used for women's hair. It doesn't refer to hair from ...


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One typically breaks an impasse, as in these two sample sentences found in Merriam Webster: // But Gilbert’s request for his mother to go out and get him a can of coke on the night of the murder in 2015 broke the impasse among the jurors. — Fox News, "Jurors in father killer trial over cut off allowance say a can of coke was 'aha moment' that helped to ...


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The machine that forces a plastic substance through a die is an "extruder," "extruder machine," or "extrusion machine." In some cases, it is also called a "press." The final piece of such a machine may be a die or a nozzle. A die imparts a specific cross-section whereas a nozzle merely limits the cross-section. (The term "plastic" here merely means "...


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In (for example) a medical or legal context, "damage" to a living creature or organism can be called injury or, more technically, "trauma" (count or non-count). If it is desired to be specific about the cause or manner of the injury, a prefix may be added: crush injury, stab injury, burn injury. Damage to the genital area caused by passage of a child is ...


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A traveler's crease is the specific crease in the front of fancy slacks. As one website says: The crease that runs vertically down the front of most slacks – pants that aren’t chinos or denim – is there to add sharpness and sophistication to your look. This fold, also known as a traveler’s crease, helps keep your pants neat when you hang them in a ...


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Even when talking about people with medical problems that have not existed since birth, there are often times when nouns don't exist. Instead, we used adjectives. For example, there is no noun for somebody who is blind. This sentence is possible: He is a blind. However, it doesn't mean that he is without sight. It would be using a different sense of ...


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You could use 'sharp' or 'astute' directly, or a slight adjustment: "Doctor is really switched-on." 'Astute' is slightly more appropriate in this case than 'shrewd' as the latter tends to refer to financial matters, or similar.


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You can use the word patriarch, and at least some people will know what you mean. The patriarchs from the Bible were the first men whose descendents eventually became the nation of Israel.


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You used credit card in your example, so the following could apply: Your company charged your credit card, because of the cost you've incurred during your work. Your company debited your credit card, ... If you mean a bank account in general, you could try the following: Alice withdrew money from her family's account. Alice debited her ...


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The first word that springs to my mind is dirge. From Macmillan: *dirge** (n.) a slow sad song often sung at a funeral Collins says: A dirge is a slow, sad song or piece of music. Dirges are sometimes performed at funerals.


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We normally call them signs, though you can also say airport terminal signs or direction/directional signs at the terminal.


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Expecter Merriam-Webster: one that expects Collins Dictionary: a person who expects


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"Browsing through the shelf" or "browsing through the books on the shelf" could indeed be used for a quick look such as is shown in the animation. However, without context it would tend to imply a somewhat longer and more protracted examination. "I scanned the bookshelf for X" or "I scanned the bookshelf for the title I wanted." (as suggested in the comment ...


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Although I’m not an expert in airport terminology, a terminal is the word you are looking for. Terminals are actually not that large (these are just the areas where passengers go to board their flights). The only specific parts of a terminal I can think of are the seating area, the tarmac (where the plane is), and the air jetty (the tunnel that leads from ...


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It's called a dialogue tag. From the link: Also often referred to as an attribution, a dialogue tag is a small phrase either before, after, or in between the actual dialogue itself. For example: “Did you get my letter?” asked Katie. The phrase “asked Katie” is the dialogue tag in the sentence. Note: other interesting comments and information ...


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What you are looking for may be "speech tag."


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An anticipator expects something to happen. Lexico has this definition of the verb. anticipate VERB 1 Regard as probable; expect or predict. The noun form gives this example He is a great anticipator who makes up for a lack of speed with toughness and size although it is more suitable for the predict definition.


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Words made up of two or more words joined together are called compounds, e.g. compound nouns, and the process by which they are formed is called compounding by linguists. In this paper we discuss noun compounding, a highly generative, productive process, in three distinct languages: Czech, English and. Zulu. Noun Compounds in Czech, English and Zulu


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There are verbs that suggest both these actions such as calibrate, conform, harmonize, and so on, but you'll still have to explain what the robot is actually doing: The robot attunes itself to the average height in the U.S. by adjusting its own height to match.


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The stated sentence in the question seems perfectly grammatical and comprehensible. I don't know of any robot which can currently do that, but I have no trouble imagining one.


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Though I could summarise our discussion in the comments in hopes the question can be answered (or at least it will push it back to the front page where you might get someone else attempting)! They have a chip on their shoulder. To have a chip on one's shoulder refers to the act of holding a grudge or grievance that readily provokes disputation. They ...


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