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a type of lock, especially for doors, that is cylinder-shaped and isoperated by a flat key:
a high tower
Japanese term for ‘money clique’ or conglomerate, and sometimes used in the United States to refer to any large corporation.
the initial cell formed when two gamete cells are joined by means of sexual reproduction. In multicellular organisms, it is the earliest developmental stage of the embryo.
a mental state characterized by marked swings of mood between depression and elation; bipolar disorder.
the cause, set of causes, or manner of causation of a disease or condition.
an officer who manages the household of a monarch or noble.
the position of being without, or waiting for, an owner or claimant. a state of temporary disuse or suspension.
inform or tell (someone)
a word or phrase, especially with regard to style or idiom. // an utterance regarded in terms of its intrinsic meaning or reference, as distinct from its function or purpose in context.
a method of painting with pigments dispersed in an emulsion miscible with water, typically egg yolk. The method was used in Europe for fine painting, mainly on wood panels, from the 12th or early 13th century until the 15th, when it began to give way to oils.
made from polymers of acrylic acid or acrylates.
commonly used as a paint thinner for thinning oil-based paint and cleaning brushes, and as an organic solvent in other application
a man who calls Muslims to prayer from the minaret of a mosque.
a valley, ravine, or channel that is dry except in the rainy season.
the practice among women in certain Muslim and Hindu societies of living in a separate room or behind a curtain, or of dressing in all-enveloping clothes, in order to stay out of the sight of men or strangers.
trademark a kind of dark brown hardboard used for partitions, lining, etc
a woman's long scarf or shawl, especially fur or similar material, worn loosely over the shoulders. //
of a strip of fabric used as an ecclesiastical vestment, worn over the shoulders and hanging down to the knee or below.
a type of sword or sickle; a sword with a sickle protrusion along one edge near the tip of the blade
1. having a disposition to unreasonably find fault or raise petty objections
2. intending to trap or confuse
educational, rather than revivalist. It should be stressed that the Chautauqua Institution was never affiliated with any one denomination; pretty much every faith group in the U.S. has a chapel or building on the grounds today
An outward rotation of a limb, organ or part of the eye
Shining brilliantly; radiant.
A women's pubic wig. Worn for nude stage appearances and by women after shaving their pubic hair
The hypothetical fiery principle formerly assumed to be a necessary constituent of combustible bodies and to be given up by them in burning.
An eye disease that causes eyes not to focus
where refraction and reflection are combined in an optical system, usually via lenses (dioptrics) and curved mirrors (catoptrics). Catadioptric combinations are used in focusing systems such as search lights, headlamps, early lighthouse focusing systems, optical telescopes, microscopes, and telephoto lenses
Having a reddish glow; shining.
A sudden rush of creative impulse or inspiration