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make or become accustomed or used to something.
a short line used for shading and denoting surfaces in relief (as in map drawing) and drawn in the direction of slope
erectile hairs along the back of a dog or other animal that rise when it is angry or alarmed. a long, narrow feather on the neck or saddle of a domestic rooster or other bird
A horse of a breed developed in England, having a gait characterized by pronounced flexion of theknee. 2. A trotting horse suited for routine riding or driving; a hack. 3. A coach or carriage for hire
the inclination of a mineral vein or fault from the vertical. (of a shaft, vein, or fault) incline from the vertical.
studied by colliding protons or nuclei of heavy elements such as lead, and detecting the debris in the produced particle showers.
literally meaning "guardian," is a term used by modern Muslims for someone who has completely memorized the Qur'an
a fulfillment of the Scriptural commandment to each Jew to "tell your son" of the Jewish liberation from slavery in Egypt as described in the Book of Exodus in the Torah
Haggis is a savoury pudding containing sheep's pluck; minced with onion, oatmeal, suet, spices, and salt, mixed with stock, and traditionally encased in the animal's stomach and simmered for approximately three hours.
literature dealing with the lives and legends of saints.
the spreading of light beyond its proper boundaries to form a fog around the edges of a bright image in a photograph or on a television screen.
a two-handed pole weapon that came to prominent use during the 14th and 15th centuries. The word halberd may come from the German words Halm (staff), and Barte (axe).
free from defect, disease, or infirmity : sound; also : retaining exceptional health and vigor
Used to urge on hounds in a hunt.
slow and hesitant, especially through lack of confidence; faltering.
a fatal flaw leading to the downfall of a tragic hero or heroine.
A low-grade actor or performer; a ham
the clasping together and squeezing of one's hands, especially when distressed or worried.
having a dejected or guilty appearance; shamefaced.
a coil or skein of yarn, hair, rope, or other material.
he term used when a cell has only one set of chromosomes. A normal eukaryote organism is composed of diploid cells, one set of chromosomes from each parent. However, after meiosis, the number of chromosomes in gametes is halved.
involving hard work and struggle.
a simple type of cracker or biscuit, made from flour, water, and sometimes salt. Inexpensive and long-lasting, it was and is used for sustenance in the absence of perishable foods, commonly during long sea voyages and military campaigns
a pattern of diamond-shaped figures of different colors; : a comic character in old stories and plays who wears a mask and colorful clothes with a diamond pattern
a grasping, unpleasant woman; a rapacious monster described as having a woman's head and body and a bird's wings and claws or depicted as a bird of prey with a woman's face.
a strict, bossy, or belligerent old woman.
a medium sized dog breed of the hound class, used for hunting hares by trailing them. It resembles anEnglish Foxhound but is smaller, though not as small as a Beagle.
a cultivating implement set with spikes, spring teeth, or disks and used primarily for pulverizing and smoothing the soil
a diviner in ancient Rome basing his predictions on inspection of the entrails of sacrificial animals
a slotted hinged metal plate that forms part of a fastening for a door or lid and is fitted over a metal loop and secured by a pin or padlock
a band (as of fabric, leather, or cord) around the crown of a hat just above the brim
an opening of restricted size allowing for passage from one area to another, in particular.
a buttock and thigh considered together, in a human or animal.
A cloth covering for a cap, having a flap to cover and protect the back of the neck.
the part of a ship's bows through which the anchor cables pass.
High-density lipoprotein is one of the five major groups of lipoproteins. Lipoproteins are complex particles composed of multiple proteins which transport all fat molecules around the body within the water outside cells
holding the instrument's strings. Strings go from the bridge past the nut and are usually fixed on machine heads
a shrubland habitat found mainly on free-draining infertile, acidic soils, and is characterised by open, low-growing woody vegetation.
the state of being dull or lethargic.
(in ancient Greece or Rome) a great public sacrifice, originally of a hundred oxen.
talk to (someone) in a bullying way.
a compound having a ring structure that usually contains a metal ion held by coordinate bonds.
shaped like Archimedes' screw, but extends infinitely in all directions; the only non-rotary surface which can glide along itself
The bottom edge of a skirt, dress, or coat. 2. The height of the edge of such a garment, measured from the floor
the protein molecule in red blood cells that carries oxygen from the lungs to the body's tissues and returns carbon dioxide from the tissues back to the lungs
the stopping of a flow of blood.
a figure of speech used for emphasis — "The substitution of a conjunction for a subordination".; sound and fury (from act V, scene 5 ofMacbeth) seems to offer a more striking image than "furious sound"
(of a woman) continually criticize and give orders to (her husband or other male partner).
he promulgated the Edict of Nantes in 1598, which guaranteed religious liberties to Protestants, thereby effectively ending the Wars of Religion. Considered as a usurper by Catholics and as a traitor by Protestants, Henry was hardly accepted by the population and escaped at least 12 assassination attempts. An unpopular king during his reign, Henry's popularity greatly improved posthumously. The "Good King Henry" (le bon roi Henri) was remembered for his geniality and his great concern about the welfare of his subjects.
the passing of phenotypic traits from parents to their offspring, either through asexual reproduction or sexual reproduction
the branch of knowledge that deals with interpretation, especially of the Bible or literary texts.
a distinctive V-shaped weaving pattern usually found in twill fabric. It is distinguished from a plain chevron by the break at reversal, which makes it resemble a broken zigzag
history written from a feminist perspective, emphasizing the role of women, or told from a woman's point of view.
a word that is written identically but has a different pronunciation and meaning; Don't desert me here in the desert!
conform or adhere to; chop or cut (something, especially wood) with an ax, pick, or other tool.
large shrubs or small trees that produce huge, colorful, trumpet-shaped flowers over a long season
(in Spanish-speaking regions) a gentleman.
unwilling or unable to change because of tradition or convention.
a person, especially a priest in ancient Greece, who interprets sacred mysteries or esoteric principles.
the name for a family of mixed drinks that are composed of an alcoholic base spirit and a larger proportion of a non-alcoholic mixer.
(especially of language or ideas) extravagant and lofty.
using power or authority without considering the feelings of others.
the handle of a weapon or tool, especially a sword, dagger, or knife.
the cerebellum, the pons and the medulla oblongata, which function collectively to support vital bodily processes.
the part of the brain that is involved in memory forming, organizing, and storing.
the name of a fountain on Mt. Helicon. It was sacred to theMuses and was formed by the hooves of Pegasus. Its name literally translates as "Horse's Fountain" and the water was supposed to bring forth poetic inspiration when imbibed
an organic nitrogenous compound involved in local immune responses as well as regulating physiological function in the gut and acting as a neurotransmitter. Histamine is involved in the inflammatory response
a mode of thinking that assigns a central and basic significance to a specific context, such as historical period, geographical place and local culture
a grayish-white crystalline deposit of frozen water vapor formed in clear still weather on vegetation, fences, etc.
to hoax; To infuse (food or drink) with a drug.
a traditional Navajo hut of logs and earth.
a large cask of liquid. More specifically, it refers to a specified volume, measured in either imperial or US customary measures, primarily applied to alcoholic beverages, such as wine, ale, or cider
the masses; the common people.
(of an actor) act (a part) in an insincere, sentimental, or melodramatic manner.
nonsense; trite, sentimental, or unrealistic situations and dialogue in a movie, play, or piece of writing.
relating to an animal's ability to return to a place or territory after traveling a distance away from it.
field corn (maize) grain is dried, then treated by soaking and cooking the mature (hard) grain in a dilute solution of lye, slaked lime (calcium hydroxide) or wood ash, a process termed nixtamalization. The soaked maize is washed, and then ground into masa.
marriage between individuals who are, in some culturally important way, similar to each other
Nicene Creed describes Jesus as being homooúsios with God the Father — that is, they are of the "same substance" and are equally God. This term, adopted by the First Council of Nicaea, was intended to add clarity to the relationship between Christ and God the Father within the Godhead.
an artificially made dwarf, supposedly produced in a flask by an alchemist.
Slang for moonshine or bootleg alcohol
hook and eye
a very simple and secure method of fastening garments together. It consists of a metal hook, commonly made of flattened wire bent to the required shape, and an eye (or "eyelet") of the same material into which the hook fits.
it can grasp its tail in its jaws and roll after its prey like a wheel, thus looking somewhat like the ouroboros of Greek mythology, or Tsuchinoko (a legendary fat snake that can roll like a wheel) in Japan. In one version of the myth, the snake straightens out at the last second, skewering its victim with its venomous tail. The only escape is to hide behind a tree, which receives the deadly blow instead and promptly dies from the poison.
an old country word for "party". Nowadays the word most commonly refers to a folk music party with an open mic, at which different performers are welcome to get up and play in front of an audience.
citizen-soldiers of Ancient Greek city-states who were primarily armed with spears and shields.
a container for a bulk material such as grain, rock, or trash, typically one that tapers downward and is able to discharge its contents at the bottom.
To bamboozle; deceive
the socket of a golf club head into which the shaft fits.
a rigid casing that encloses and protects a piece of moving or delicate equipment.
a large gun that is used to fire shells high into the air for a short distance
an open type of outdoor footwear, consisting of a sole held to the wearer's foot by straps passing over the instep and around the ankle
a person who sells small items, either door-to-door or from a stall or small store. promote or sell (something, typically a product of questionable value).
enabling a person to discover or learn something for themselves.
deceptive or false talk or behavior.
the both the largest bone in the arm and the only bone in the upper arm
of or relating to the body fluids, especially with regard to immune responses involving antibodies in body fluids as distinct from cells
to the fraction of soil organic matter that is amorphous and without the "cellular structure characteristic of plants, micro-organisms or animals. organic matter that has been protected from decomposition by microbial or enzyme action because it is hidden (occluded) inside small aggregates of soil particles or tightly attached
move or cause to move at a great speed, typically in a wildly uncontrolled manner.
a box or cage, typically with a wire mesh front, for keeping rabbits, ferrets, or other small domesticated animals.
a beautiful youth and lover of the god Apollo, though he was also admired by West Wind, Zephyr. Apollo and Hyacinth took turns throwing the discus. Hyacinth ran to catch it to impress Apollo, was struck by the discus as it fell to the ground, and died.[
a glassy appearance
denoting, relating to, or operated by a liquid moving in a confined space under pressure.
three pebbles are thrown into standing water and observations are made from the circles formed when the objects strike the water.
a part of medicine, in particular of naturopathy, occupational therapyand physiotherapy, that involves the use of water for pain relief and treatment
a symmetrical open curve formed by the intersection of a circular cone with a plane at a smaller angle with its axis than the side of the cone.
text which contains links to other texts.
the increase in the volume of an organ or tissue due to the enlargement of its component cells.
of or relating to the region immediately beneath the skin.
a condition that occurs when your blood sugar (glucose) is too low
lesser mania" or “below mania”) is a mood state characterized by persistent disinhibition and pervasive elevated (euphoric) or irritable mood, as well as thoughts and behaviors that are consistent with such a mood state. It is most often associated with the bipolar spectrum. Many who are in a hypomanic state are extremely energetic, talkative, and confident. They may have a flight of ideas and feel creative. Many people also experience signature hypersexuality.
the accumulation of fluid or blood in the lower parts of the body or organs under the influence of gravity, as occurs in cases of poor circulation or after death.
responsible for certain metabolic processes and other activities of the autonomic nervous system. It synthesizes and secretes certain neurohormones, often called releasing hormones. controls body temperature, hunger, important aspects of parenting and attachment behaviors, thirst, fatigue, sleep, and circadian rhythms.
a degeneration of an organ or tissue caused by a loss of cells.
of or relating to the lips; requiring complete or partial closure of the lips (e.g., p, b, f, v, m, w ), or (of a vowel) requiring rounded lips (e.g., oo in m oo n).
Articulated with the lower lip and upper teeth, as the sounds (f) and (v).
(of a person, speech, or style of writing) using very few words.
A syrupy, water-soluble organic acid produced when milk sours or certain fruits ferment. It is also produced in the body during the anaerobic metabolism of glucose, as in muscle tissue during exercise, where its buildup can cause cramping pains.
an unfilled space or interval; a gap.
heavily loaded or weighed down.
increasing tax rates beyond a certain point will be counter-productive for raising further tax revenue.
a small gift given to a customer by a merchant at the time of a purchase (such as a 13th doughnut when buying a dozen),
a fast, erotic Brazilian dance that couples perform with their stomachs touching.
of light or fire) glowing, gleaming, or flickering with a soft radiance.
a type of fabric woven or knit with thin ribbons of metallic yarns, usually gold or silver in color
a beautiful queen of Libya who became a child-eating daemon, cursed with the inability to close her eyes so that she would always obsess over the image of her dead children
are an order of jawless fish, the adult of which is characterized by a toothed, funnel-like sucking mouth.
a cutting instrument (scalpel) with a double-edged blade
slim, orange-pink lobster which grows up to 25 cm long, and is "the most important commercial crustacean in Europe
a rope or cord, typically worn around the neck, shoulder, or wrist to carry an object.
the part on each side of a coat or jacket immediately below the collar that is folded back on either side of the front opening.
a deep blue semi-precious stone that has been prized since antiquity for its intense color.
a decorative flap, fold or hanging part of a headdress or garment
a surgery that uses a thin, lighted tube put through a cut (incision) in the belly to look at the abdominal organs or the female pelvic organs
Literally meaning "slip of the pen
a small strip or cube of pork fat used in a wide variety of cuisines to flavor savory foods and salads
very slow tempo, or a musical piece or movement in such a tempo
commonly called the voice box, is an organ in the neck of amphibians, reptiles, and mammals involved in breathing, sound production, and protecting the tracheaagainst food aspiration. It manipulates pitch and volume
a time interval between the stimulation and response, or, from a more general point of view, as a time delay between the cause and the effect
a machine tool which rotates the workpiece on its axis to perform various operations such as cutting, sanding, knurling, drilling, or deformation, facing, turning, with tools that are applied to the workpiece to create an object which has symmetry about an axis of rotation.
an interlaced structure or pattern consisting of strips of wood or metal crossed and fastened together with square or diamond-shaped spaces left between, used typically as a screen or fence or as a support for climbing plants.
a tincture of opium containing approximately 10% powdered opium by weight (the equivalent of 1% morphine). known as a "whole opium" preparation since it historically contained all the opium alkaloids. Today, however, the drug is often processed to remove all or most of the noscapine (also narcotine) present as this is a strong emetic and does not add appreciably to the analgesic or anti-propulsive properties of opium
a device used to provide water for the washing of hands. It consists normally of a ewer or container of some kind to pour water,
washing; especially : the therapeutic washing out of an organ or part.
(of water) wash against or over (something).
a dummy or jointed manikin of a human body used by artists, especially for arranging drapery on.
best known for "The New Colossus", a sonnet written in 1883; its lines appear on a bronze plaque in the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty placed in 1903.
a series of jointed and pivoted bars capable of great extension used to pick up or handle something at a distance
one of the pioneers of what is now called modern architecture; explicitly used the golden ratio in his Modulor system for the scale of architectural proportion. He saw this system as a continuation of the long tradition of Vitruvius, Leonardo da Vinci's "Vitruvian Man", the work of Leon Battista Alberti, and others who used the proportions of the human body to improve the appearance and function of architecture
an idea which is garuanteed to fail
the foremost edge of an airfoil, especially a wing or propeller blade.
a simple form of spring commonly used for the suspension in wheeled vehicles
a type of simple structure originally added to an existing building with the rafters "leaning" against another wall.
fell in love with Hero and would swim every night across the Hellespont to be with her. Hero would light a lamp at the top of her tower to guide his way.
a substance, typically yeast, that is added to dough to make it ferment and rise. a pervasive influence that modifies something or transforms it for the better.
a tall stand with a sloping top to hold a book or notes, and from which someone, typically a preacher or lecturer, can read while standing up.
proclaims the Scripture readings used in the Liturgy of the Word from the official, liturgical book
refers to deposits of dead yeast or residual yeast and other particles that precipitate, or are carried by the action of "fining", to the bottom of a vat of wine after fermentation and aging. The yeast deposits in beer brewing are known as trub.
the left hemisphere controls the muscles on the right side of the human body; "logical" for the left side
leg of mutton
Resembling a leg of mutton in shape; tapering sharply from one large end to a point or smaller end, as a sleeve orsail.
Deceitful cleverness; trickery:
A three-pronged spear used in fishing.
a recurrent theme throughout a musical or literary composition, associated with a particular person, idea, or situation.
an illicit lover, especially a mistress.
small pigmented spot on the skin with a clearly defined edge, surrounded by normal-appearing skin.
specializes in members of an order encompassing moths and the three superfamilies of butterflies, skipper butterflies, and moth-butterflies
a hormone that plays a crucial role in appetite and weight control. It is thought to have at least two major functions. First, it crosses the blood-brain barrier and binds to receptors in the appetite center in the brain, regulating brain cells that tell you how much to eat.
a method of printing in which ink is transferred from a raised surface to a blanket wrapped around a cylinder and from that to the paper.
flow of a whitish, yellowish, or greenish discharge from the vagina of the female that may be normal or that may be a sign of infection. Such discharges may originate from the vagina, ovaries, fallopian tubes, or, most commonly, the cervix.
a basic lexical unit of a language, consisting of one word or several words, considered as an abstract unit, and applied to a family of words related by form or meaning.
a non-sporting dog breed originating in Tibet. It was bred as an interior sentinel in the Buddhist monasteries, to alert the monks to any intruders who entered.
a perceived oscillating motion of orbiting bodies relative to each other, notably including the motion of the Moon relative to Earth, or of Trojan asteroids relative to planets.
a composite organism that emerges from algae or cyanobacteria (or both) living among filaments of a fungus in a mutually beneficial (symbiotic) relationship
a person who behaves obsequiously to those in power.
Causes numbness or loss of feeling in an area of your body. Given before and during surgery, childbirth, or dental work. Also treats emergency heart rhythm problems.
having the right to feudal allegiance or service \ obligated to render feudal allegiance and service.
tie up or otherwise close off (an artery or vessel).
a thing used for tying or binding something tightly.
a characteristic rising and falling of the voice when speaking; a pleasant gentle accent.
supports a variety of functions including adrenaline flow, emotion, behavior, motivation, long-term memory, and olfaction Emotional life is largely housed here, and it has a great deal to do with the formation of memories.
of or relating to a transitional or initial stage of a process. occupying a position at, or on both sides of, a boundary or threshold.
a circuit whose output is restricted to a certain range of values irrespective of the size of the input.
suffuse or highlight (something) with a bright color or light.
free of anything that darkens; completely clear // (especially of writing or music) clear and accessible or melodious
a distinctive feature or characteristic, especially of the face.
(Sanskrit for "shaft of light") is the term for the Hindu god Shiva as represented by a phallus (erect male organ). Usually found in conjunction with the Yoni ('vulva") which represents the goddess Shakti - the source of Creative Energy. They co-join to form Bhrama - the Universe.
a group of naturally occurring molecules that include fats, waxes, sterols, fat-soluble vitamins
a biochemical assembly that contains both proteins and lipids, bound to the proteins, which allow fats to move through the water inside and outside cells. The proteins serve to emulsify the lipid molecules.
hormone produced by the pituitary gland. This hormone stimulates fat burning and is present at the release of endorphins.
thin, supple, and graceful.
a series of petitions for use in church services or processions, usually recited by the clergy and responded to in a recurring formula by the people.
ironical understatement in which an affirmative is expressed by the negative of its contrary (e.g., you won't be sorry, meaning you'll be glad ).
localized in the liver of various mammals, including humans. These flatworms can occur in bile ducts, gallbladder, and liverparenchyma. They feed on blood.
special uniform worn by a servant or official.
the Spanish word for plain
active bottom dwelling scavengers ideally suited for the community aquarium
a fertile soil of clay and sand containing humus.
a roundish and flattish part of something, typically each of two or more such parts divided by a fissure, and often projecting or hanging.
the vaginal discharge after giving birth (puerperium) containing blood, mucus, and uterine tissue
a vein of metal ore in the earth.
something or someone that leads or guides a person or group of people
a private box or enclosure in a theater. a tier of seating in an arena or stadium, typically between the upper and lower decks.
a tendency to extreme loquacity.
dull and heavy in motion or thought; sluggish.
an act of rending, tearing apart, or mangling, usually in a Dionysian context. In Dionysian rite as represented in myth and literature, a living animal, or sometimes even a human being, is sacrificed by being dismembered
a tedious passage in a book or other work.
a rough sponge that is made from the dried fruit of a tropical plant and that people use to wash their bodies
run or move with a long bounding stride.
To cut off (a part), especially from a tree or shrub:
Treats anxiety, anxiety with depression, and insomnia (trouble sleeping). This medicine is a benzodiazepine.
a pair of spectacles with a handle, used to hold them in place, rather than fitting over the ears.
locomotion is a slow and cautious climbing form of quadrupedalism
a pricing strategy where a product is sold at a price below its market cost to stimulate other sales of more profitable goods or services
unhappy because of unrequited love.
Large, two-handled cup, often made of silver, that may take many forms. In the past, at weddings, banquets, or meetings it might be shared by a number of persons for ceremonial drinking, symbolizing friendship and unity
a rhombus or diamond shape.
glowing with or giving off light
used as a lightweight or shatter-resistant alternative to soda-lime glass. t is used in aircraft canopies and windows, in boat windshields, and as a general alternative to glass in many applications
discourse learnedly in writing.
a member of any of the bands of English workers who destroyed machinery, especially in cotton and woolen mills, that they believed was threatening their jobs
pain in the lower (lumbar) portion of the back
It describes the amount of light that passes through or is emitted from a particular area, and falls within a given solid angle.
Of, or pertaining to, the wolf. Wolflike; wolfish. Having the characteristics of a wolf. Ravenous.
the state or quality of shining by reflecting light; glitter, sparkle, sheen, or gloss:
a toepick-assisted jump with an entrance from a back outside edge and landing on the back outside edge of the opposite foot.
a rare psychiatric syndrome that involves a delusion that the affected person can transform into, has transformed into, or is a non-human animal.
a synthetic fiber known for its exceptional elasticity. It is stronger and more durable than natural rubber
a strongly alkaline solution, especially of potassium hydroxide, used for washing or cleansing.
a clear-to-white fluid made of: White blood cells, especially lymphocytes, the cells that attack bacteria in the blood. Fluid from the intestines called chyle, which contains proteins and fats
a stringed instrument like a small U-shaped harp with strings fixed to a crossbar, used especially in ancient Greece. Modern instruments of this type are found mainly in East Africa.
a person who returned from India to Europe with a fortune.
the lowest point in the fortunes of a person or organization.
lacking energy, strength, or courage; feeble or effeminate in behavior or expression.
a type of leavened bread, typically of teardrop shape and traditionally cooked in a clay oven.
a return to or emphasis on traditional or local customs, in opposition to outside influences.
The excretion of an excessively large amount of sodium in the urine. It is similar to diuresis (the excretion of an unusually large quantity of urine), except that the urine is exceptionally salty.
(especially of a person or an article of clothing) smart and fashionable.
a cephalopod mollusk with a light external spiral shell and numerous short tentacles around the mouth. They swim with the buoyant gas-filled shell upright and descend to greater depths during the day.
the central part of a church building, intended to accommodate most of the congregation. In traditional Western churches it is rectangular, separated from the chancel by a step or rail, and from adjacent aisles by pillars
a tide just after the first or third quarters of the moon when there is the least difference between high and low water.
a person, especially a man, who is regarded as pitifully ineffectual, timid, or submissive.
Both the construction of theHanging Gardens of Babylon and the destruction of Jerusalem's temple are ascribed to him. "Fate winner"
a cloud of gas and dust in outer space, visible in the night sky either as an indistinct bright patch or as a dark silhouette against other luminous matter.
an illusion in which a two-dimensional drawing of an array of cubes appears to simultaneously protrude from and intrude into the page
the supposed practice of communicating with the dead, especially in order to predict the future.
a form of counted thread embroidery in which yarn is stitched through a stiff open weave canvas.
occurring when some function of the output of a system, process, or mechanism is fed back in a manner that tends to reduce the fluctuations in the output, whether caused by changes in the input or by other disturbances.
a thin layered structure surrounding mammalian brains. It is the hallmark of mammalian brains and not present in birds or in reptiles. It is also the most divergent part across mammalian species (Fig. 1-1). It is called "neo", because it is evolutionarily the newest part of the cerebreral cortex.
of, relating to, or denoting the later part of the Stone Age, when ground or polished stone weapons and implements prevailed.
retention of some larval or immature characters in adulthood // attainment of sexual maturity during the larval stage
popularly known as tropical pitcher plants or monkey cups, is a genus of carnivorous plants
the practice among those with power or influence of favoring relatives or friends, especially by giving them jobs.
a sharp, shocking pain that follows the path of a nerve and is due to irritation or damage to the nerve.
an ill-defined medical condition characterized by lassitude, fatigue, headache, and irritability, associated chiefly with emotional disturbance
A term that refers to the effects of antipsychotic drugs on a patient, especially on his or her cognition and behavior. These drugs may produce a state of apathy, lack of initiative and limited range of emotion. In psychotic patients, neuroleptic drugs cause a reduction in confusion and agitation and tend to normalize psychomotor activity.
the study of how drugs affect cellular function in the nervous system, and the neural mechanisms through which they influence behavior.
a class of functional mental disorders involving distress but neither delusions nor hallucinations. behavior is typically within socially acceptable limits
also called a central pole, is the central supporting pillar of a spiral staircase. It can also refer to an upright post that supports the handrail of a stair banister
a large working dog. can be black, brown, white and black (called Landseer) or gray. However, in Canada, the country of their origin, the only correct colours are black (including black with white markings) and white and black (Landseer).  They were originally bred and used as a working dog for fishermen in theDominion of Newfoundland (which is now part of Canada)
the part of a quill, dip pen or fountain pen which comes into contact with the writing surface in order to deposit ink.
a trifling complaint, dispute, or criticism.
a plant related to the potato, typically having poisonous black or red berries. Several kinds have been used in the production of herbal medicines.
Latin for "nothing hinders" or "nothing stands in the way") is a declaration of no objection to an initiative or an appointment.
a luminous cloud or a halo surrounding a supernatural being or a saint. a large gray rain cloud.
He is depicted in the Bible as a mighty in the earth and a mighty hunter. Extra-biblical traditions associating him with theTower of Babel led to his reputation as a king who was rebellious against God.
no go area
a region where the ruling authorities have lost control and are unable to enforce their sovereignty
try to influence or thwart (someone or something) by underhanded or unfair methods.
Noble birth. The members of the nobility, especially the French nobility.
a piece of music especially for the piano that has a soft and somewhat sad melody
the part of a plant stem from which one or more leaves emerge, often forming a slight swelling or knob. a point at which lines or pathways intersect or branch; a central or connecting point.
of or relating to mental activity or the intellect.
known as a packing, or a toric joint, is a mechanical gasket in the shape of a torus; it is a loop ofelastomer with a round cross-section, designed to be seated in a groove and compressed during assembly between two or more parts, creating a seal at the interface.
a miniature metal device worn on medals and ribbons issued by the United States Army, Air Force, and Department of Defense to denote subsequent decorations and awards.
denoting exposure or openness; denoting opposition, hostility, or resistance.
(of a leaf) in the shape of a heart with the pointed end at the base.
a gesture expressing deferential respect, such as a bow or curtsy.
a symbol − or ÷ used in ancient manuscripts to mark a questionable passage
a system that deals primarily with different types of objects, and where the actions you can take depend on what type of object you are manipulating. For example, an object-oriented draw program might enable you to draw many types of objects, such as circles, rectangles, triangles, etc. Applying the same action to each of these objects, however, would produce different results. If the action is Make 3D, for instance, the result would be a sphere, box, and pyramid, respectively.
a literary term referring to a symbolic article used to provide explicit, rather than implicit, access to such traditionally inexplicable concepts as emotion or color
(of a spheroid) flattened at the poles.
a thing presented or offered to God or a god.
neither parallel nor at a right angle to a specified or implied line; slanting.
having an elongated shape, as a rectangle or an oval.
strong public criticism or verbal abuse.
the health profession or medical specialty that deals with pregnancy, childbirth, and postpartum period (including care of the newborn).
the side of a coin or medal bearing the head or principal design; the opposite or counterpart of a fact or truth.
"true solitude is the obverse of true society"
stop, close up, or obstruct (an opening, orifice, or passage)
an earthy usually red or yellow and often impure iron ore used as a pigment
he base-8 number system, and uses the digits 0 to 7. numerals can be made from binary numerals by grouping consecutive binary digits into groups of three (starting from the right).
denotes a circular opening in the centre of a dome or in a wall.
a female slave or concubine in a Turkish harem, particularly the concubines in the household of the Ottoman sultan
a major god in Germanic mythology, especially in Norse mythology. In many Norse sources he is the Allfather of the gods and the ruler of Asgard, considered the god who brought poetry to mankind
general or widespread hatred or disgust directed toward someone as a result of their actions.
an offensive term for a white person, used by black people.
called variety meats or organ meats, refers to the internal organs and entrails of a butchered animal
the offering of the bread and wine at the Eucharist. an offering or collection of money made at a religious service.
assertive of authority in an annoyingly domineering way, especially with regard to petty or trivial matters.
rid oneself of (something) by selling or passing it on to someone else.
something that sets off to advantage or embellishes something else
the electrical resistance betweentwo points of a conductor when a constant potential difference appliedbetween these points produces in this conductor a current of oneampere.
the archaeological term used to refer to the earliest stone tool industry in prehistory
a bush with long, narrow leaves and white, pink, or yellow flowers
market form in which a market or industry is dominated by a small number of sellers. various forms of collusion which reduce competition and lead to higher prices for consumers.
a market form in which the number of buyers is small while the number of sellers in theory could be large
the first 'major' civilization in Mexico following a progressive development in Soconusco.
Central Park, Prospect Park architect
Despite its difficult rules, complicated point score and strange foreign terms, it swept Europe in the last quarter of the 17th century, a fast-moving seventeenth-century trick-taking card game for three players. Its history began in Spain around the end of the 16th Century as a four person game
a volume containing several novels or other items previously published separately.
the eating of raw flesh. The term is of importance in the context of the cult worship of Dionysus.
not only an object of Hellenic religious symbolism and world centrality; it was also considered an object of power. Its symbolic references included the uterus, the phallus, and a cup of red wine representing royal blood lines. It may also have connections to the Holy Grail and the Arthurian Sword in the Stone.
was to impregnate his brother Er's widow, Tamar, in order to raise offspring from the union in his brother's name. In order to avoid raising descendants for his late brother, however, Onan spilled his semen on the ground when he went in to his brother's wife, so that he would not give offspring to his brother. (Genesis 38:9). Thus the word Onanism was coined, meaning ejaculating outside the vagina, or masturbation (because this also spills semen, rather than using it for procreation).
a gene that has the potential to cause cancer. In tumor cells, they are often mutated or expressed at high levels. Most normal cells undergo a programmed form of rapid cell death (apoptosis). Activated, these cells designated for apoptosis to survive and proliferate instead.
of or relating to dreams or dreaming.
the origination and development of an organism, usually from the time of fertilization of the egg to the organism's mature form. Yet, the term can be used to refer to the study of the entirety of an organism's lifespan.
the branch of metaphysics dealing with the nature of being.
having or involving a small motile male gamete and a large immobile female gamete
a traditional Chinese tea produced through a unique process including withering the plant under the strong sun and oxidation before curling and twisting
method of learning that occurs through rewards and punishments for behavior. It encourages the subject to associate desirable or undesirable outcomes with certain behaviors.
ready for use : capable of being used
a small covering or lid, and is widely used in descriptions of animals and plants.
harsh criticism; the public disgrace arising from someone's shameful conduct.
(of an utterance, advice, etc.) hard to interpret; enigmatic.
a fine translucent cotton or silk fabric that is usually stiffened and used for women's clothing.
an instrument for acquiring knowledge; specifically : a body of principles of scientific or philosophic investigation
a branch of zoology that concerns the study of birds
bad-tempered and combative
involving right angles
kiss; (of a curve or surface) touch (another curve or surface) so as to have a common tangent at the point of contact.
a small Eurasian willow that grows mostly in wet habitats and is a major source of the long flexible shoots (withies) used in basketwork.
consisting of or turned into bone; ossified.
a Milanese speciality of cross-cut veal shanks braised with vegetables, white wine and broth. It is often garnished with gremolata and traditionally served with risotto alla milanese
stated or appearing to be true, but not necessarily so.
a type of complementary and alternative medicine. It is an alternative medical approach emphasizing the physical manipulation of the muscle tissue and bones.
a cancerous (malignant) bone tumor that usually develops in teenagers. It occurs when a teen is growing rapidly.
extremely negative in meaning as it is used to refer to someone who stays at home all the time and doesn't have a life (no social life, no love life, etc)
serving no practical purpose or result.
cosmetic ear surgery, sometimes called ear pinning surgery, to correct the appearance of protruding ears, asymmetrical ears, or overly large ears
a cardiac glycoside. Sometimes used in the treatment of heart conditions, it has also been used as a powerful arrow poison by some tribal people
a secret dungeon with access only through a trapdoor in its ceiling.
a rock formation that is visible on the surface.
an amount of money spent on something
To surpass or outdo (another), as in speed, growth, or performance.
having a shape like the longitudinal section of an egg. having such a shape with the broader end at the base, as a leaf
a technique used in audio recording, whereby a performer listens to an existing recorded performance (usually through headphones in a recording studio) and simultaneously plays a new performance along with it, which is also recorded. The intention is that the final mix will contain a combination of these "dubs".
It should be used if the knot is intended to be permanent. It is often used to prevent the end of a rope from unraveling.
cover the surface of (a thing) with a coating; (of a quality or feeling) become more prominent than (a previous quality or feeling).
an introduction to something more substantial.
(of a solid or a three-dimensional surface) egg-shaped.
a U-shaped bend in the course of a river
a heavy cotton cloth chiefly used to make shirts.
any of a group of enzymes that bring about biological oxidation
hug hormone, cuddle chemical, moral molecule, bliss hormone - since researchers have begun to uncover its effects on behavior, including its role in love, in addition to its female biological functions in reproduction.
consists of oysters on the half-shell that have been topped with various other ingredients and are then baked or broiled.
he part of your face consisting of the forehead, nose and the area around your mouth, including the chin
a coarse sleeveless garment worn as the outer dress of medieval peasants and clerics, or worn as a surcoat over armor.
a form of musical notation indicating instrument fingering rather than musical pitches
a view or sight that looks like a picture : a scene that typically shows an event in history or literature and that is created on a stage by a group of people who are dressed in costumes and who do not speak or move
an instrument measuring the rotation speed of a shaft or disk, as in a motor or other machine. The device usually displays the revolutions per minute (RPM) on a calibrated analogue dial,
he condition of rapid breathing
a long stitch used to fasten fabrics together temporarily, prior to permanent sewing.
a crisp, smooth, plain woven fabric made from silk or cuprammonium rayons. The word is Persian in origin and means "twisted woven." It is considered to be a "high-end" fabric, suitable for use in ball gowns, wedding dresses, and interiors for curtains or wallcovering.
boreal forest or snowforest, is a biome characterized by coniferous forests
a condition in which an airplane is falling rapidly while turning around and around. : a state in which something quickly becomes much worse
a shawl with fringed corners worn over the head or shoulders by Jewish men especially during morning prayers
rendered form of beef or mutton fat, processed from suet. It is solid at room temperature
a claw, especially one belonging to a bird of prey. // the part of a bolt against which the key presses to slide it in a lock.
the bonnet that was first worn throughout northwestern Europe during the 15th century. It is made of wool and has a toorie (pom-pom) in the centre. It also has as a main hallmark the clan tartan woven right into its woollen threads.
pack (a blast hole) full of clay or sand to concentrate the force of the explosion.
a variety of ovens, the most commonly known is a cylindrical clay or metal oven used in cooking and baking.
torment or tease (someone) with the sight or promise of something that is unobtainable.
a Provençal dish consisting of puréed or finely chopped olives, capers, anchovies and olive oil.
diminish or reduce or cause to diminish or reduce in thickness toward one end.
a large herbivorous mammal, similar in shape to a pig, with a short, prehensile snout
the largest, most central, and most dominant root. Typically it is somewhat straight and very thick, is tapering in shape, and grows directly downward.
a situation better avoided than confronted
material used for surfacing roads or other outdoor areas, consisting of crushed rock mixed with tar.
species of perennial herb in the family Asteraceae. One sub-species, Artemisia dracunculus var. sativa, is cultivated for use of the leaves as an aromatic culinary herb
a pattern consisting of criss-crossed horizontal and vertical bands in multiple colours.
he story of an attempt, by an irreclaimable hypocrite, to destroy the domestic happiness of a citizen
a finishing feature in fabric decoration. It is a universal ornament that is seen in varying versions in many cultures around the globe.
"thusness" "suchness" means true nature of all things, the essence of all things
a dark tan color in-between brown and gray
stretched or pulled tight; not slack.
the saying of the same thing twice in different words, generally considered to be a fault of style (e.g., they arrived one after the other in succession ). a statement that is true by necessity or by virtue of its logical form.
of an orange-brown or yellowish-brown color.
the branch of science concerned with classification, especially of organisms; systematics.
an adoration of the beautiful among the sordid facts of everyday life", as well as refinement, an inner spiritual content, humility, restraint and simplicity "as all arts that partake the extraordinary, an artistic artificiality, abstractness, symbolism and formalism" to one degree or another
a leather-like smell when it is freshly milled. timber is particularly valued for its durability and water resistance, and is used for boat building, exterior construction, veneer, furniture, carving, turnings, and other small wood projects
he processes which control the structure and properties of the Earth's crust, and its evolution through time. In particular, it describes the processes of mountain building, the growth and behavior of the strong, old cores of continents known as cratons, and the ways in which the relatively rigid plates that comprise the Earth's outer shell interact with each other
also called a camiknicker, is a garment which covers the torso and crotch in the one garment
the telephonic transmission of scanned printed material (both text and images),
skiers use Alpine skis with specially designed Nordic style bindings that fix only the toe of the ski boot to the ski, thereby creating the “free heel.” Its turns use a distinct lunging motion to engage the ski in a powerful yet graceful arc.
the explanation of phenomena by the purpose they serve rather than by postulated causes.
Closed Captioning . // a means of sending pages of text and simple geometric shapes from mosaic blocks to a VBI decoder equipped television screen by use of a number of reserved vertical blanking interval lines that together form the dark band dividing pictures horizontally on the television screen
the supposed perception of distant occurrences or objects otherwise than by the recognized senses.
an ultimate end
excessive confidence or boldness; audacity.
a permanent, fast-drying painting medium consisting of colored pigment mixed with a water-soluble binder medium (usually a glutinous material such as egg yolk or some other size)
a violent windstorm, especially one with rain, hail, or snow. // a violent commotion, disturbance, or tumult.
involved in processing sensory input into derived meanings for the appropriate retention of visual memories, language comprehension, and emotion association.
avoid making a decision or committing oneself in order to gain time.
able to be maintained or defended against attack or objection.
expressing or intending to promote a particular cause or point of view, especially a controversial one.
a specialized stem, leaf or petiole with a threadlike shape that is used by climbing plants for support, attachment and cellular invasion by parasitic plants, generally by twining around suitable hosts.
dark; shadowy or obscure.
a structural principle based on the use of isolated components in compression inside a net of continuous tension, in such a way that the compressed members (usually bars or struts) do not touch each other and the prestressed tensioned members (usually cables or tendons) delineate the system spatially.
the maximum stress that a material can withstand while being stretched or pulled before failing or breaking
a framework on which fabric can be held taut for drying or other treatment during manufacture.
a sharp hooked nail used especially for fastening cloth on a tenter. — on tenterhooks. : in a state of uneasiness, strain, or suspense
a fermented beverage made from the flesh and the rind of pineapples, and is sweetened either with piloncillo or brown sugar,
explained in classical rabbinical literature as meaning disgraceful things (dismissed by modern etymologists), and in many English translations of the Bible it is translated as idols, or household god(s), though its exact meaning is more specific than this, but unknown precisely.
an agent or factor that causes malformation of an embryo.
a cooking technique used in Japanese cuisine in which foods are broiled or grilled with a glaze of soy sauce
a type of earthenware, is a clay-based unglazed or glazed ceramic, where the fired body is porous
A porch or walkway bordered by colonnades. b. A platform extending outdoors from a floor of a house or apartment building.
a highly symmetric, edge-to-edge tiling made up of regular polygons, all of the same shape. There are only three: those made up of equilateral triangles, squares, or regular hexagons.
a polyhedron composed of four triangular faces, three of which meet at each corner or vertex. It has six edges and four vertices.
a midline symmetrical structure of two halves, within the vertebrate brain, situated between the cerebral cortex and the midbrain. Some of its functions are the relaying of sensory and motor signals to the cerebral cortex, and the regulation of consciousness, sleep, and alertness.
the joyous, the flourishing", "to flourish, to be verdant") was the Muse who presided over comedy and idyllic poetry. In this context her name means "flourishing", because the praises in her songs flourish through time
the god or daimon of non-violent death. His touch was gentle, likened to that of his twin brother Hypnos (Sleep)
a man who held land granted by the king or by a military nobleman, ranking between an ordinary freeman and a hereditary noble.
embodying deity in a human form; both divine and human.
the attempt to answer the question of why a good God permits the manifestation of evil.
an account of the origin and descent of the gods
opposition to God or the gods or the divine will. 2. : a battle or strife among the gods.
a visible manifestation to humankind of God or a god.
is distinguished among musical instruments in that it is played without physical contact. stands in front of the instrument and moves his or her hands in the proximity of two metal antennas. The distance from one antenna determines frequency (pitch), and the distance from the other controls amplitude (volume). Higher notes are played by moving the hand closer to the pitch antenna. Louder notes are played by moving the hand towards the volume antenna.
a pyrotechnic composition of metal powder, fuel and metal oxide. Most varieties are not explosive but can create brief bursts of high temperature in a small area. Its form of action is similar to that of other fuel-oxidizer mixtures, such as black powder. USed to weld subway tracks.
an insulating storage vessel that greatly lengthens the time over which its contents remain hotter or cooler than the flask's surroundings
a euphemism for the "inflicting of pain, physical or mental, to extract confessions or statements"
a metaphor for any issue so controversial that it is "charged" and "untouchable"; any politician or public official who dares to broach the subject will invariably suffer politically
the common name of a group of flowering plants characterized by leaves with sharp prickles on the margins
part of the anatomy of humans and various other animals located between the neck and the abdomen
becoming thin and tattered with age; shabby in appearance
three mile limit
conception of the international law of the seas which defined a country's territorial waters, for the purposes of trade regulation and exclusivity, as extending as far as the reach of cannons fired from land.
a device that first separates the head of a stalk of grain from the straw, and then further separates the kernel from the rest of the head:
a strip of wood, metal, or stone forming the bottom of a doorway and crossed in entering a house or room.
a strap of a bridle or halter passing under a horse's throat. 2. : the part of a horse's throat around which the throatlatch passes — see horse illustration.
the formation of a blood clot inside a blood vessel, obstructing the flow of blood through the circulatory system.
a large, densely packed crowd of people or animals. (of a crowd) fill or be present in (a place or area).
"a crowd thronged the station"
a device controlling the flow of fuel or power to an engine.
an infection of the vagina’s mucous membranes by Candida albicans. Signs and symptoms include: vaginal itching or pain, burning with urination and vaginal discharge that typically does not smell.
It is most commonly caused by excessive growth of one of a family of fungus known as Candida.
gray-green leaves and a pungent minty, light-lemon aroma
behind the neck, it controls how quickly the body uses energy, makes proteins, and controls how sensitive the body is to other hormones.
also known as the shinbone or shankbone, is the larger and stronger of the two bones in the leg below the knee in vertebrates (the other being the fibula), and it connects the knee with the ankle bones.
a type of headscarf, a large piece of material tied or wrapped around the head to form a kind of turban that somewhat resembles the West African gélé. It was worn by Creole women of African descent in Louisiana beginning in the Spanish colonial period, and continuing to a lesser extent to the present day.
the preparation of land for growing crops.
the character or quality of a musical sound or voice as distinct from its pitch and intensity.
part of an internal combustion engine that synchronizes the rotation of the crankshaft and the camshaft(s) so that the engine's valves open and close at the proper times during each cylinder's intake and exhaust strokes
an alcoholic extract of plant or animal material or solution of such or of a low volatility substance.
a prong or sharp point, such as that on a fork or antler.
having a displeasingly thin, metallic sound. having an unpleasantly metallic taste.
(especially of a country or its leader) having or showing poor leadership or organization.
drink alcohol, especially habitually.
the most important member of the 16th-century Venetian school. he retained a lifelong interest in color. Although his mature works may not contain the vivid, luminous tints of his early pieces, their loose brushwork and subtlety of tone are without precedent in the history of Western painting. He was noted for his mastery of colour.
nodding movement of the head or body, especially as caused by a nervous disorder.
grows wild in most parts of Europe, on dry banks, by the wayside, in meadows by hedge sides, and upon the borders of fields. It is common throughout England and Wales, though less frequent in Ireland. In Scotland, it is found, as a rule, only in the southern counties. Having been introduced into North America, probably originally with grain, it has become there a troublesome weed. It is especially abundant in sandy and gravelly soil and in chalk and limestone districts.
a person who behaves obsequiously to someone important.
a virtuoso piece of music typically for a keyboard or plucked string instrument featuring fast-moving, lightly fingered or otherwise virtuosic passages or sections, with or without imitative or fugal interludes, generally emphasizing the dexterity
be or get dressed for a particular occasion or activity. "we got togged up in our glad rags"
a small piece of wood, plastic, metal, etc., that is pushed through a loop or hole to fasten one part of something to another part
computers : a setting that can be switched between two different options by pressing a single key, making a single choice from a menu, etc.
the practice of making only a perfunctory or symbolic effort to do a particular thing, especially by recruiting a small number of people from underrepresented groups in order to give the appearance of sexual or racial equality within a workforce
tom and jerry
a traditional Christmastime cocktail in the United States, devised by British journalist Pierce Egan in the 1820s. It is a variant of eggnog with brandy and rum added and served hot, usually in a mug or a bowl.
a method of producing a three-dimensional image of the internal structures of a solid object (as the human body or the earth) by the observation and recording of the differences in the effects on the passage of waves of energy impinging on those structures
a secret society or fraternal organization especially of Chinese in the United States formerly notorious for gang warfare
7. A protruding strip along the edge of a board that fits into a matching groove on the edge of another board.
a protective cover for the seats in an open car or cabin cruiser when they are not in use.
the practice of cutting or shaving some or all of the hair on the scalp, as a sign of religious devotion or humility.
a top-knot worn by high-ranking Maori men.
where worshipers influenced by the Canaanite Pantheon sacrificed children to the gods Moloch and Baal by burning them alive. It became a theological or poetic synonym for hell within Christendom.
the study of geometric properties and spatial relations unaffected by the continuous change of shape or size of figures. //
the way in which constituent parts are interrelated or arranged.
a type of hat with a narrow brim or no brim at all
women's close-fitting slacks that extend to or slightly above the calf, styled after the pants traditionally worn by Spanish bullfighters
a traditional Japanese gate most commonly found at the entrance of or within a Shinto shrine, where it symbolically marks the transition from the profane to the sacred
mentally or physically inactive; lethargic
the action of twisting or the state of being twisted, especially of one end of an object relative to the other.
the trunk of the human body; an unfinished or mutilated thing, especially a work of art or literature.
a wrongful act or an infringement of a right (other than under contract) leading to civil legal liability.
A domestic cat having a coat with irregular patches of different colors, usually black and reddish-orange.
a surface of revolution generated by revolving a circle in three-dimensional space about an axis coplanar with the circle. If the axis of revolution does not touch the circle, the surface has a ring shape
a spirit being, sacred object, or symbol that serves as an emblem of a group of people, such as a family, clan, lineage, or tribe
move in a feeble or unsteady way
tour en lair
a turn executed in the air
make (something, especially a person's hair) untidy.
the use of beams in architectural construction, rather than arches or vaulting.
bullets or cannon caliber projectiles that are built with a small pyrotechnic charge in their base
colloquially called windpipe, is a tube that connects the pharynx and larynx to the lungs, allowing the passage of air, and so is present in all air-breathing animals with lungs
(of a situation or problem) easy to deal with.
the action of drawing or pulling a thing over a surface, especially a road or track.
the prevailing pattern of easterly surface winds found in the tropics, within the lower portion of the Earth's atmosphere, in the lower section of the troposphere near the Earth's equator.
speak badly of or tell lies about (someone) so as to damage their reputation.
a solid or painted object in a road that channelises traffic. It can also be a narrow strip of island between roads that intersect at an acute angle.
walk or move wearily or reluctantly. a tedious or tiring journey on foot.
a restriction or impediment to someone's freedom of action.
a device that converts variations in a physical quantity, such as pressure or brightness, into an electrical signal, or vice versa.
an area set crosswise to the nave in a cruciform ("cross-shaped") building in Romanesque and Gothic Christian church architecture.
the redirection to a substitute, usually a therapist, of emotions that were originally felt in childhood