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Words that have just one definition in WordNet and aren't considered a part of something else.

nonbelligerent
not directly at war
 
protestant reformation
a religious movement of the 16th century that began as an attempt to reform the Roman Catholic Church and resulted in the creation of Protestant churches
 
contras
a Nicaraguan counterrevolutionary guerrilla force from 1979 to 1990; it opposed a left-wing government, with support from the United States
 
anatoli karpov
Russian chess master who was world champion from 1975 until 1985 when he was defeated by Gary Kasparov (born in 1951)
 
beadsman
a person who is paid to pray for the soul of another
 
salvation army
a charitable and religious organization to evangelize and to care for the poor and homeless
 
seeded raisin
seeded grape that has been dried
 
rusty-red
of a red color tinged with rust
 
shoplifting
the act of stealing goods that are on display in a store
 
rending
resembling a sound of violent tearing as of something ripped apart or lightning splitting a tree
 
adenomatous polyp
a polyp that consists of benign neoplastic tissue derived from glandular epithelium
 
german short-haired pointer
liver or liver-and-white hunting dog developed in Germany; 3/4 pointer and 1/4 bloodhound
 
return on invested capital
(corporate finance) the amount, expressed as a percentage, that is earned on a company's total capital calculated by dividing the total capital into earnings before interest, taxes, or dividends are paid
 
legalisation
the act of making lawful
 
idle pulley
a pulley on a shaft that presses against a guide belt to guide or tighten it
 
bota
a wine bottle made of leather
 
catherine of aragon
first wife of Henry VIII; Henry VIII's divorce from her was the initial step of the Reformation in England (1485-1536)
 
cheeseparing
giving or spending with reluctance
 
needful
necessary for relief or supply
 
counter-sabotage
counterintelligence designed to detect and counteract sabotage
 
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