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continent

noun

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one of the great divisions of land on the globe or the main part of such a division
  • Europe and Asia are sometimes considered together to be one continent

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continent

adjective

Synonyms & Antonyms of continent (Entry 2 of 2)

given to or marked by restraint in the satisfaction of one's appetites
  • a religious sect that expects its unmarried members to be completely celibate and its married adherents to maintain continent relationships

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“Continent.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/continent. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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