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dictionary attack

A type of brute force method for uncovering passwords and decryption keys. It sorts common words by frequency of use and starts with the most likely possibilities; for example, names of people, sports teams, pets and cars. For greater security, users should not use passwords that could be found in an ordinary dictionary. While a dictionary attack can be done manually by an individual, it is easily done via software and a database with millions of words. See brute force attack and Captcha.
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The resulting page includes links to definitions of each word along with other word lists like words ending with, words beginning with, words containing and anagrams of the selected word.
Also, the science and medicine word lists and the glossary have been improved.
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One course taught ways to improve memory for word lists and stories.
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The book contains word lists from every book in the Bible and includes definitions, synonyms and review questions at the end of each chapter.
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