get-up-and-go

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get rid of or end abate , abolish
possession of the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get something done ability , power
get rid of law abrogate , annul , nullify , repeal , rescind , revoke
code (a series of characters or digits) that must be entered in some way (typed or dialed or spoken) to get the use of something (a telephone line or a computer or a local area network etc.) access , access code
get used to something, someone, or someplace new acclimate
honey-colored diminutive form of genus Armillaria; grows in clusters; edible (when cooked) but most attention has been on how to get rid of it Armillariella , genus Armillariella
(baseball) a turn trying to get a hit at-bat , bat
vending machine from which you can get food automat
undocumented way to get access to a computer system or the data it contains backdoor , back door
someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult) backup , backup man , fill-in , relief , reliever , stand-in , substitute
shop where men can get their hair cut barbershop
Portuguese explorer who in 1488 was the first European to get round the Cape of Good Hope (thus establishing a sea route from the Atlantic to Asia) (1450-1500) Bartholomeu Dias , Bartholomeu Diaz , Dias , Diaz
(baseball) the batter's attempt to get on base batting
attempt to get something bid , play
therapy monitoring bodily function in order to get control of it biofeedback
hunting for birds' nests to get the eggs birdnesting
get money through coercion bleed
risks taken to get advantage brinksmanship
someone who mooches or cadges (tries to get something free) cadger , mooch , moocher , scrounger
better from illness, get convalesce , recuperate
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