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half  

1   
      n   bisection, division, equal part, fifty per cent, fraction, hemisphere, portion, section  
2   
      adj   divided, fractional, halved, incomplete, limited, moderate, partial  
3   
      adv   after a fashion, all but, barely, inadequately, incompletely, in part, partially, partly, pretty nearly, slightly  
4    by half      considerably, excessively, very much  


half-baked  
1    brainless, crackpot     (informal)   crazy, foolish, harebrained, inane, loopy     (informal)   senseless, silly, stupid  
2    ill-conceived, ill-judged, impractical, poorly planned, short-sighted, unformed, unthought out or through  
half-hearted     
apathetic, cool, half-arsed     (Brit. slang)   half-assed     (U.S. & Canad. slang)   indifferent, lacklustre, listless, lukewarm, neutral, passive, perfunctory, spiritless, tame, unenthusiastic, uninterested  
  
Antonyms     
   ambitious, animated, avid, concerned, determined, eager, emotional, energetic, enthusiastic, excited, spirited, warm, wholehearted, zealous  
half-witted     
addle-brained, barmy     (slang)   batty     (slang)   crazy, doltish, doolally     (slang)   dull, dull-witted, feeble-minded, flaky     (U.S. slang)   foolish, goofy     (informal)   idiotic, moronic, nerdish or nurdish     (slang)   obtuse, silly, simple, simple-minded, stupid  
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halfway, halfwit, halt, hale

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n.
humorous term for soulmate, partner, spouse
[Hum.]
n.
half woman half fish mythological creature
n.
Lesewut is a German word for "reading craze" (literally) used to describe a specific period in the intellectual history of Germany from the late eighteenth century onward.
nm.
acronym of Lunar Module, little vehicle created especially to move on the moon during XXth century 's space conquest.
n.
a lengthy commercial (frequently of a half-hour or hour's duration) parading as information or a documentary, though not necessarily presented by a celebrity.

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