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

braised
cooked by browning in fat and then simmering in a closed container
 
peruked
wearing a wig popular for men in the 17th and 18th centuries
 
rest mass
(physics) the mass of a body as measured when the body is at rest relative to an observer, an inherent property of the body
 
large civet
common civet of India and southeast Asia
 
boatyard
a place where boats are built or maintained or stored
 
demob
retire from military service
 
vase-shaped
shaped in the form of a vase
 
convertible security
a corporate security (usually bonds or preferred stock) that can be exchanged for another form of security (usually common stock)
 
soft option
an easier alternative
 
gag reflex
normal reflex consisting of retching; may be produced by touching the soft palate in the back of the mouth
 
haploidy
the condition of being haploid
 
gendarmerie
French police force; a group of gendarmes or gendarmes collectively
 
nonspherical
not spherical
 
resourceful
having inner resources; adroit or imaginative
 
bone fat
fatty matter in bones extracted with solvents or by boiling or steaming; used chiefly in candles and cheap soaps and in lubricating greases
 
abc's
the elementary stages of any subject (usually plural)
 
strenuously
in a strenuous manner; strongly or vigorously
 
pitch-dark
extremely dark
 
roger williams
English clergyman and colonist who was expelled from Massachusetts for criticizing Puritanism; he founded Providence in 1636 and obtained a royal charter for Rhode Island in 1663 (1603-1683)
 
flat bench
a bench on which a weightlifter lies to do exercises
 
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