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the ability to do mathematics without a calculator
They had endured three days without food or water.
a dress without sleeves
I can't afford new tennis shoes, so I'll have to do without.
Normally I would accept your offer without hesitation.
Liz closed the door without making a sound.
He walked off and left me without so much as a backward glance.
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someone who studies the stars and planets using scientific equipment including telescopes