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

open shop
a company whose workers are hired without regard to their membership in a labor union
 
jean-jacques rousseau
French philosopher and writer born in Switzerland; believed that the natural goodness of man was warped by society; ideas influenced the French Revolution (1712-1778)
 
turn a loss
fail to make money in a business; make a loss or fail to profit
 
wholesale price index
an index of changes in wholesale prices
 
greater rhomboid muscle
rhomboid muscle that draws the scapula toward the spinal column
 
oblique triangle
a triangle that contains no right angle
 
index register
(computer science) a register used to determine the address of an operand
 
atavistic
characteristic of an atavist
 
steel industry
the industry that makes steel and steel products
 
glycogen
one form in which body fuel is stored; stored primarily in the liver and broken down into glucose when needed by the body
 
flying carpet
(Asian folktale) an imaginary carpet that will fly people anywhere they wish to go
 
deja vu
the experience of thinking that a new situation had occurred before
 
dagger-like
resembling a dagger
 
limbless
having no limbs
 
defending
attempting to or designed to prevent an opponent from winning or scoring
 
incurring
acquiring or coming into something (usually undesirable)
 
newel post
the post at the top or bottom of a flight of stairs; it supports the handrail
 
trailing
the pursuit (of a person or animal) by following tracks or marks they left behind
 
neotony
the state resulting when juvenile characteristics are retained by the adults of a species
 
house arrest
confinement to your own home
 
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