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era
a period of time of which particular events or stages of development are typical
evolution
A process of change from a lower, simpler, or worse state to one that is higher, more complex, or better.
find
a good or valuable thing or a special person that has been discovered but was not known about before
pioneer
a person who is one of the first people to do something
remnant
a small piece or amount of something that is left from a larger original piece or amount
retrospect
thinking now about something in the past
the status quo
the present situation
transition
a change from one form or type to another, or the process by which this happens
trend
a general development or change in a situation or in the way that people are behaving
abrupt
sudden and unexpected, and often unpleasant
bygone
belonging to or happening in a past time
fleeting
short or quick
immense
extremely large in size or degree
infinitesimal
extremely small
moderate
neither small nor large in size, amount, degree, or strength
periodic
happening repeatedly over a period of time
preceding
existing or happening before someone or something
prehistoric
describing the period before there were written records
profound
felt or experienced very strongly or in an extreme way
rapid
fast or sudden
topical
of interest at the present time; relating to things that are happening at present
tremendous
very great in amount or level, or extremely good
turbulent
involving a lot of sudden changes, arguments, or violence
be pressed for time
to be in a hurry
have the time of your life
to enjoy yourself very much
have time on your hands
to have nothing to do
in next to no time
if something happens or is done in no time, it happens or is done extremely quickly
in the blink of an eye
extremely quickly
there aren't enough hours in the day
There are too many things to do and not enough time
excavate
to remove earth that is covering very old objects buried in the ground in order to discover things about the past
eternity
a very long time:
drag on
to continue for longer than you want or think is necessary
go on for ages
to continue for a very long time.
dwell
live in or at a specified place.
fleck
a small mark or spot
verge
an edge or border.
to come under attack
to be attacked
immerse
to put something or someone completely under the surface of a liquid
thread
(a length of) a very thin fibre:
tease
to laugh at someone or say unkind things about them, either because you are joking or because you want to upset that person:
strand
a thin thread of something, often one of a few, twisted around each other to make a string or rope:
moth
an insect with wings that is similar to a butterfly, usually flies at night, and is attracted to light:
afar
at or to a distance.
perishable
(especially of food) likely to decay or go bad quickly
fray
(of a fabric, rope, or cord) unravel or become worn at the edge, typically through constant rubbing.
degrade
break down or deteriorate chemically.
instrumentation
the set of instruments that are used to operate a machine
yarn
spun thread used for knitting, weaving, or sewing
dye
to change the colour of something using a special liquid:
pigment
the natural colouring matter of animal or plant tissue.
infer
deduce or conclude (something) from evidence and reasoning rather than from explicit statements.
scrap
a small piece or amount of something, especially one that is left over after the greater part has been used.
mound
a rounded mass projecting above a surface.
affix
stick, attach, or fasten (something) to something else.
fixative
a chemical substance used to preserve or stabilize biological material prior to microscopy or other examination.
votive
given or done to honour and thank a god:
embalming
to use chemicals to prevent a dead body from decaying
counterpoint
emphasize by contrast
skewed
suddenly change direction or position.
spinning
the action or process of spinning; the conversion of fibres into yarn.
weaving
form (fabric or a fabric item) by interlacing long threads passing in one direction with others at a right angle to them.
twist
form into a bent, curling, or distorted shape.
chore
a routine task, especially a household one.