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North-West Semitic title and honorific meaning "master" or "lord" that is used for various gods who were patrons of cities in the Levant and Asia Minor,
used as bearing material for axles and crankshafts, based on the tin alloy invented for use in steam engines. They provide a low-friction lining for bearing shells made of stronger metals such as cast iron, steel, or bronze.
a headscarf tied under the chin, typical of those worn by Polish and Russian women.
malicious talk about someone who is not present.
a mistimed explosion; (of a plan or action) rebound adversely on the originator; have the opposite effect to what was intended.
refers to light from a flash or strobe reflecting back from particles in the lens's field of view causing specks of light to appear in the photo. This gives rise to what are sometimes referred to as orb artifacts which can result from snowflakes, rain or mist, or airborne dust.
humorous or witty conversation.
one's sphere of operations or particular area of interest.
ski mask, is a form of cloth headgear designed to expose only part of the face. Depending on style and how it's worn only the eyes, mouth and nose, or just the front of the face are unprotected. Versions with a full face opening may be rolled into a hat to cover the crown of the head or folded down as a collar around the neck.
the place of origin or earliest known history of something. // a record of ownership of a work of art or an antique, used as a guide to authenticity or quality
a device intended to limit the amount of current in an electric circuit. A familiar and widely used example is the inductive one used in fluorescent lamps, to limit the current through the tube, which would otherwise rise to destructive levels due to the tube's negative resistance characteristic.
a type of brimless round cocked hat with a cockade or ribbons attached, worn by certain Scottish regiments.
a heavy laced leather walking boot.
one of the three Magi.
2. a wine bottle holding 13 quarts
a garment made of a strip of cloth. Today the term refers most frequently to the garment that wraps around a woman's breasts in sporting and bathing costumes dating back to Roman times.
most often refers to the colorfully decorated and barbed sticks used in bullfighting, as illustrated on this page.
nocturnal, very similar in appearance to the rat as they have long, pointed heads and snouts and a short and compact body with a long, thin tail. Despite this though, bandicoots are about the size of a rabbit and use their powerful hind legs to hop around in the same way.
a problem of inaccurate colour presentation in computer graphics. For instance, displaying natural gradients (like sunsets, dawns or clear blue skies) can show minor banding.
a power tool which uses a blade consisting of a continuous band of metal with teeth along one edge to cut various workpieces. The minimum radius of a curve that can be cut on a particular saw is determined by the width of the band and its kerf.
a synonym for data transfer rate, the amount of data that can be carried from one point to another in a given time period (usually a second). Network is usually expressed in bits per second (bps); modern networks typically have speeds measured in the millions of bits per second (megabits per second, or Mbps) or billions of bits per second (gigabits per second, or Gbps).
a folk song sung by Venetian gondoliers, or a piece of music composed in that style.
a professional poet, employed by a patron, such as a monarch or nobleman, to commemorate the patron's ancestors and to praise the patron's own activities.
he worship, particularly when considered excessive, of William Shakespeare.
a four-wheeled horse-drawn carriage with a collapsible hood over the rear half, a seat in front for the driver, and seats facing each other for the passengers, used especially in the 19th century.
an enclosure or barracks formerly used for temporary confinement of slaves or convicts
a narrow, winding river gorge
two pea - sized organs that are located under the skin in a woman's genital area. These glands secrete fluid that helps lubricate the vagina
an overhanging, wall-mounted turret projecting from the walls of medieval fortifications from the early 14th century up to the 16th century. Most frequently found at corners, they protected a warder and enabled him to see his surroundings.
a (generally wooden) board covering the lowest part of an interior wall. Its purpose is to cover the joint between the wall surface and the floor.
It covers the uneven edge of flooring next to the wall; protects the wall from kicks, abrasion, and furniture; and can serve as a decorative molding.
in stories and legends : a reptile that can kill people by breathing on them or looking at them. A legendary serpent or dragon with lethal breath and glance
the most common terms for beating the soles of a person's feet as a form of corporal punishment. The mostly incurring loss of self-control due to the incisive pain, typically accompanied by a cognition of unmitigated helplessness, can further cause persistent damage to the receiving person's self-esteem and self-perception.
The punishment can therefore have a dishonoring effect in the societal context as well as an emotionally detrimental impact on the receiving individual. As bastinado is therefore regarded as one of the most degrading as well as effort efficient forms of corporal punishment, it has been and is still frequently used in penal institutions of many countries (see above).
an effect of anticlimax created by an unintentional lapse in mood from the sublime to the trivial or ridiculous. . An abrupt, presumably unintended juxtaposition of the exalted and the commonplace, producing a ludicrous effect. b. An anticlimax.
a woman, usually an elderly one regarded as annoying or interfering.
a unique spherical deep-sea submersible which was unpowered and lowered into the ocean on a cable, and was used to conduct a series of dives off the coast of Bermuda from 1930 to 1934
a long, flat strip of squared wood or metal used to hold something in place or as a fastening against a wall. to hold something in place
to unify art, craft, and technology, and this approach was incorporated into the curriculum, which reflected a pragmatic approach to integrating theory and application. In their first year, students learnt the basic elements and principles of design and colour theory, and experimented with a range of materials and processes. This approach to design education became a common feature of architectural and design school in many countries.
a generic term for all protruding window constructions, regardless of height. The most common inside angles are 90, 135 and 150 degrees, though triangular bays formed of two windows set at 120 degrees may be found.
a ceremonial officer of a church, college, or similar institution.
a line of light coming from a source (such as the sun or a headlight). : a line of energy, particles, etc., that cannot be seen. A squared-off log or a large, oblong piece of timber, metal, or stone used especially as a horizontal support in construction.
a term used in navigation to refer, depending on the context, to the direction of motion or the direction of a distant object relative to the current course
a sauce made of clarified butter emulsified in egg yolks, white wine vinegar and flavored with herbs
many or much
cover or sprinkle with drops of water or other liquid.
Being in a condition of deterioration; dilapidated; wet and limp
a kind of tree that has smooth gray bark and small nuts
a tropical plant that has shiny leaves and bright flowers
Give me a dozen healthy infants, well-formed, and my own specified world to bring them up in and I'll guarantee to take any one at random and train him to become any type of specialist I might select -- doctor, lawyer, artist, merchant-chief and, yes, even beggar-man and thief, regardless of his talents, penchants, tendencies, abilities, vocations, and race of his ancestors."
literature regarded as a fine art, especially as having a purely aesthetic function.
A cylindrical glass vessel with a rounded top and an open base, used to protect and display fragile objects or to establish a vacuum or a controlled atmosphere
a device constructed to furnish a strong blast of air.
a disorder of the nerve that controls movement of the muscles in the face. This nerve is called the facial or 7th cranial nerve. Damage to this nerve causes weakness or paralysis of these muscles. Paralysis means that you cannot use the muscles at all.
held a last great feast at which he saw a hand writing on a wall the following words in Aramaic: “mene, mene, tekel, upharsin.” The prophet Daniel, interpreting the handwriting on the wall as God’s judgment on the king, foretold the imminent destruction of the city. The words of the handwriting on the wall symbolize that God had "weighed" Belshazzar's kingdom and found it wanting
a summerhouse or open-sided gallery, usually at rooftop level, commanding a fine view.
which runs in the other direction, like a sash worn diagonally from the left shoulder . these are rare as an independent motif; they occur more often as marks of distinction, added to another coat to denote bastardy.
It is used mainly as a starting material in making other chemicals, including plastics, lubricants, rubbers, dyes, detergents, drugs, and pesticides. In the past it was also commonly used as an industrial solvent (a substance that can dissolve or extract other substances) and as a gasoline additive, but these uses have been greatly reduced in recent decades.
Benzene is also a natural part of crude oil and gasoline (and therefore motor vehicle exhaust), as well as cigarette smoke.
Treats acne and other skin conditions.
a member of an indigenous people of North Africa. The majority of Berbers are settled farmers or (now) migrant workers.
particular type of short trousers, now widely worn as semi-casual attire by both men and women. The hem can be cuffed or un-cuffed, around 1 inch above the knee.
a most alluring and popular mineral. It occurs in a diversity of colors, and has several important gemstone varieties. The green variety, Emerald, is one of the most precious gems. - See more at: http://www.minerals.net/mineral/beryl.aspx#sthash.31atOwSb.dpuf
strongly infatuated. drunk
f drugs that are particularly used for the management of cardiac arrhythmias, protecting the heart from a second heart attack (myocardial infarction) after a first heart attack (secondary prevention), and hypertension
a slope from the horizontal or vertical in carpentry and stonework; a sloping surface or edge.
a gear working another gear at an angle to it by means of bevel wheels.
the rim which encompasses and fastens a jewel, watch crystal, lens or other object;
(Of a garment or fabric) cut obliquely or diagonally across the grain.
a stopcock or faucet having a bent-down nozzle
having two heads
meaning curly lap dog), is a small breed of dog (leslie's dog)
having two cusps or points.
a stocky brown North American wild sheep, found especially in the Rocky Mountains.
a curve in a coast or the bay formed by such a curve
a jewel or trinket // (especially of a residence or business establishment) small and elegant.
a very brief, close-fitting, two-piece bathing suit for women or girls
a family of click consonants that sound something like a smack of the lips.
a type of novel concerned with the education, development, and maturing of a young protagonist.
the yellow breakdown product of normal heme catabolism. Heme is found in hemoglobin, a principal component of red blood cells. It is excreted in bile and urine, and elevated levels may indicate certain diseases.
It is the pigment responsible for a greenish color sometimes seen in bruises.
an isolated pond after a river changes course // A dead-end channel extending from the main stream of a river. 2. A streambed filled with water only in the rainy season. 3. A stagnant pool or backwater.
a waist-high case or stand on the deck of a ship, generally mounted in front of the helmsman, in which navigational instruments are placed for easy and quick reference as well as to protect the delicate instruments.
a measurable substance in an organism whose presence is indicative of some phenomenon such as disease, infection, or environmental exposure.
the process of discovery and commercialization of new products based on biological resources.
a guy who is primarily interested in romancing other people's girl friends.
A stiff square cap with three or four ridges across the crown. They are worn especially by Roman Catholic clergy
a dental X-ray film designed to show the crowns of the upper and lower teeth simultaneously.
A representation, consisting of rows and columns of dots, of a graphics image in computer memory. The value of each dot (whether it is filled in or not) is stored in one or more bits of data. For simple monochrome images, one bit is sufficient to represent each dot, but for colors and shades of gray, each dot requires more than one bit of data. The more bits used to represent a dot, the more colors and shades of gray that can be represented
an asphalt of Asia Minor used in ancient times as a cement and mortar
a temporary camp without tents or cover, used especially by soldiers or mountaineers.
a narrow belt of dark-colored, calcareous soils in central Alabama and Mississippi highly adapted to agriculture
a lump of coal
with only his lover as attendant, would begin to recite the mass backwards, being sure to finish at precisely the last stroke of midnight. Among other details intended to parody the normal practice of the Mass, the host used would be triangular and black, rather than round and white, with three points instead of the usual four; the priest would not consecrate wine but instead drink water from a well into which an unbaptized infant had been thrown. Bladé's informant also reported that the sign of the cross would be made by the priest with his left foot on the ground before him. At the very end the officiant would pronounce the name of a victim who, it was believed, would soon simply waste away and die, with no cause that could be understood by medicine.
(of a person) grow pale from shock, fear, or a similar emotion.
unimpressed or indifferent to something because one has experienced or seen it so often before.
Valued for its unusual flower shape, it sends up erect spires of usually magenta, sometimes white flowers. Emerging from grasslike foliage, the blooms make a dramatic statement in flower gardens with other perennials, annuals, or even shrubs
a mass of undifferentiated cells that has the capability to develop into an organ or an appendage
the primitive layer of cells that results from the segmentation of the ovum.
the layer of cells forming the wall of the blastula, and in most vertebrates enclosing a cavity or a yolk mass.
the early developmental stage of an animal, following the morula stage and consisting of a single spherical layer of cells enclosing a hollow, central cavity
of or relating to the arm, specifically the upper arm, or an armlike structure.
a socially or culturally superior person, especially a member of the upper classes from New England.
an informal restaurant, especially one in France or modeled on a French one and with a large selection of drinks.
great skill and energy in doing something (such as performing on a stage)
To utter the loud, harsh cry of a donkey. 2. To sound loudly and harshly
A drum part, usually sampled from old funk records used in hip hop tracks. They are also sliced and manipulated in drum n bass and other froms of electronic music.
small objects that are used for decoration and are not usually valuable.
attempts to re-use available materials in order to solve new problems
show one's resentment or anger, especially by throwing up the head and drawing in the chin. // the headgear used to control a horse, consisting of buckled straps to which a bit and reins are attached.
a nearly simultaneous firing of all the guns from one side of a warship. // with the side turned to a particular thing.
underactive in people who stutter, controls Speech Production, Facial Neuron Control, Language Processing
a brownish or tawny color of animal fur, with streaks of other color.
a short stiff hair, typically one of those on an animal's skin, a man's face, or a plant.
a rich fabric, usually silk, woven with a raised pattern, typically with gold or silver thread.
Mixture of Cocaine, Heroine,and alcohol given to cancer patients on their death bed.It was given to them to bring them alive for the last time.So their family could see them in a state of euphoria and not in so much pain.
A stopper, especially for the hole through which a cask, keg, or barrel is filled or emptied.
A comfortable or complacent member of the middle class. 3. a. A member of the mercantile class of a medieval European city.
a light 16th-century helmet, usually made of steel, with hinged cheekpieces
a test in which a system or component is made to run for an extended period of time to detect problems
a long hooded cloak woven of wool in one piece; worn by Arabs and Moors
to depict (heraldic arms or the like) in proper form and color.
to make the sound that a sheep or goat makes. : to speak or complain in an annoying way
a type of furnace once widely used for smelting iron from its oxides. It was the earliest form of smelter capable of smelting iron. Its product is a porous mass of iron and slag
a muzzle-loading firearm with a short, large-caliber barrel, :43 which is flared at the muzzle and frequently throughout the entire bore, and used with shot and other projectiles of relevant quantity and/or calibe
audacious in a way considered admirable.
a type of Spanish dance; also : the music for this dance. : a short jacket for women that does not close at the front.
a tribe of medium-sized, ray-finned predatory fish in the family Scombridae – a family it shares with the mackerel, tuna and Spanish mackerel tribes, and also the butterfly kingfish.
force carriers that function as the 'glue' holding matter together
a large blister filled with serous fluid, or jargon for an outpouching of any kind, from a vessel
To move up and down:. 2. To grab at floating or hanging objects with the teeth:
a violent, dry, cold wind blowing from the north or northeast // an initiation ceremony of Indigenous Australians, and to the site on which the initiation is performed. At such a site, boys achieve the status of men. The initiation ceremony differs from culture to culture, but often involves scarification and may also involve the removal of a tooth or part of a finger
Feeling sorry for everything and everyone and giving in to emotions quickly; a garden plant (Dicentra spectabilis) of the fumitory family with racemes of usually deep pink or white drooping heart-shaped flowers
block & tackle
a system of two or more pulleys with a rope or cable threaded between them, usually used to lift or pull heavy loads
a style of shoe similar to a derby. Its vamp is made of a single piece of leather
mix (clay or other materials) with water in a revolving apparatus for use in ceramics.
a small rounded mass of a substance, especially of chewed food at the moment of swallowing.
a type of large pill used in veterinary medicine.
anyone who, motivated by great compassion, has generated bodhicitta, which is a spontaneous wish to attain Buddhahood for the benefit of all sentient beings
a deep and unrestrained laugh; (of a theatrical production or movie, or a review of one) very successful or wholeheartedly commendatory.
a blunt, thick needle with a large eye used especially for drawing tape or cord through a hem.
a small pointed instrument used to pierce cloth or leather.
a twilled fabric with silk warp and worsted filling. 2. : a silk fabric in twill weave dyed black.
A woman's private chamber in a medieval castle; a boudoir. 3. A rustic cottage; a country retreat
pertaining to the north or north wind;
a necrotrophic fungus that affects many plant species, although its most notable hosts may be wine grapes. In viticulture, it is commonly known as bunch rot; in horticulture, it is usually called grey mould or gray mold
a lady's private bedroom, sitting room or dressing room
a kind of bi-directional text, mostly seen in ancient manuscripts and other inscriptions. Every other line of writing is flipped or reversed, with reversed letters. Rather than going left-to-right as in modern English, or right-to-left as in Arabic and Hebrew, alternate lines must be read in opposite directions. Also, the individual characters are reversed, or mirrored. It was a common way of writing in stone in Ancient Greece.
a rope used to keep the weather edge of a square sail taut forward. 2. : a knot used to form a loop that neither slips nor jams
a large spar projecting forward from the stem of a ship
the middle class, typically with reference to its perceived materialistic values or conventional attitudes.
(in Marxist contexts) the capitalist class who own most of society's wealth and means of production.
An old French dance resembling the gavotte, usually in 3/4 or 2/2 time beginning with an upbeat.
b. The music for this dance.
2. A movement in ballet in which the dancer transfers body weight quickly from foot to foot, usually on the balls of the feet, in a series of small steps.
brace and bit
a hand tool for boring holes, consisting of a cranked handle into which a drilling bit is inserted _|~|--->
an alcoholic drink intended to prepare one for something difficult or unpleasant. // a strap or sheath, commonly made of leather, stone, or plastic that covers the inside of an archer's arm to protect it while shooting.
A brougham was a car body style based on the earlier brougham carriage. Similar in style to the later town car, the style was used on chauffeur-driven(Cadillac)
originates from the French béton brut, or "raw concrete", a term used by Le Corbusier to describe his choice of material. moral seriousness. can be seen as a reaction by a younger generation to the lightness, optimism, and frivolity of some 1930s and 1940s architecture.
A cream used on men’s hair to give it a smooth,shiny appearance.
Large lead shot for shotgun shells, used especially in hunting big game.
to hit (something) with great force many times with your hand
a dividing wall or barrier between compartments in a ship, aircraft, or other vehicle.
a very tall plant that grows in wetlands. Another name is a cattail.
self-assertive or proud to an irritating degree.
A knot, lump, or slub in yarn or cloth. 2. a. A large rounded outgrowth on the trunk or branch of a tree.
A mustache in combination with whiskers on the cheeks but no beard on the chin.
a tall fur hat with a baglike ornament hanging from the top over the right side.
a modern term rather than a historical one, originates from the samurai moral values, most commonly stressing some combination of frugality, loyalty, martial arts mastery, and honor unto death.
a lining for a hole, intended to insulate and protect from abrasion one or more conductors that pass through it. 2. Machinery. a replaceable thin tube
live or travel in wild or uncultivated country.
a valve which can be used for isolating or regulating flow. The closing mechanism takes the form of a disk.
to stop talking.
of, relating to, or characterized by a devious and usually surreptitious manner of operation
a liturgical vestment, worn encircling the body around or above the waist
an enthusiast for or devotee of movies or filmmaking.
a chronic degenerative disease in which normal liver cells are damaged and are then replaced by scar tissue
Any of various catlike mammals of the family Viverridae of Africa and Asia, having anal scent glands that secrete a fluid with a musky odor.
curdle or cause to curdle. a food produced by allowing unpasteurized milk to turn sour at a specific humidity and temperature
climb, move, or get in or out of something in an awkward and laborious way, typically using both hands and feet.
a group of people hired to applaud (or heckle) a performer or public speaker.
a group of sycophantic followers.
a red wine from Bordeaux, or wine of a similar character made elsewhere.
a deep purplish-red color.
confinement as if in a cloister.
a powerful bronchodilator that has an incredible fat burning properties.
a U-shaped or forked metal connector within which another part can be fastened by means of a bolt or pin passing through the ends of the connector.
a covered walk in a convent, monastery, college, or cathedral, typically with a wall on one side and a colonnade open to a quadrangle on the other.
short story as a form of literary composition.
a medieval narrative tale.
the words that are used with a certain word or phrase and that help to explain its meaning
: the situation in which something happens : the group of conditions that exist where and when something happens
a condition of shortening and hardening of muscles, tendons, or other tissue, often leading to deformity and rigidity of joints.
a trail of condensed water from an aircraft or rocket at high altitude, seen as a white streak against the sky.
trite and sentimental.
a method of closing a debate and causing an immediate vote to be taken on the question.
a form of weather modification, is the attempt to change the amount or type of precipitation that falls from clouds, by dispersing substances into the air that serve as cloud condensation or ice nuclei, which alter the microphysical processes within the cloud.
Treats schizophrenia. Also lowers the risk of suicidal behavior in patients who have schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder.
Seattle's gas works park // virtually all fuel and lighting gas used in both the United States and Great Britain was manufactured from coal. Gas was often supplied to households via a municipally owned piped distribution system.
a small, triangular bone at the base of the spinal column in humans and some apes, formed of fused vestigial vertebrae.
The concluding passage of a movement or composition. 2. A conclusion or closing part of a statement.
encodes a data stream or signal for transmission, storage or encryption, or decodes it for playback or editing // coder-decoder
A supplement or appendix to a will. 2. A supplement or appendix.
a train of slaves or animals fastened together.
3. A white skullcap formerly worn by English lawyers.
a. A hood of chain mail or other heavy material, usually worn under a helmet.
a projecting corner or angle of a wall or building.
"sheathed wing" a beetle
defined as episodes of crying for more than three hours a day for more than three days a week for three weeks in an otherwise healthy child between the ages of two weeks and four months
A cone-shaped sleeve used for holding circular or rodlike pieces in a lathe or other machine.
2. A metal collar used in watchmaking to join one end of a balance spring to the balance staff.
3. A circular flange or rim, as in a ring, into which a gem is set.
the enclosing rim within which a jewel is set.
a slotted cylindrical clamp inserted tightly into the tapered interior of a sleeve or chuck on a lathe to hold a cylindrical piece of work.
an option strategy that limits the range of possible positive or negative returns on an underlying to a specific range.
a prehistoric-looking, matte-black fishing bird with yellow-orange facial skin. Though they look like a combination of a goose and a loon, they are relatives of frigatebirds and boobies and are a common sight around fresh and salt water across North America—perhaps attracting the most attention when they stand on docks, rocky islands, and channel markers, their wings spread out to dry. These solid, heavy-boned birds are experts at diving to catch small fish.
The clear front window of the eye, which transmits and focuses light into the eye. It is more than a protective film; it is a fairly complex structure that has five layers.
the decorative top edge of a building or column. : a decorative strip of wood or some other material used at the top of the walls in a room.
an unfortunate or embarrassing event, argument, or disagreement
Injure (a part of the body) without breaking the skin, forming a bruise:
the lowest female voice or voice part, intermediate between soprano and tenor. 2. the alto, or highest male voice or voice part
movement in a gas or liquid in which the warmer parts move up and the colder parts move down
suffer violent involuntary contraction of the muscles, producing contortion of the body or limbs. // throw a country into upheaval
and, but, for, or, nor, so, yet—connect words, phrases, and clauses.
to struggle or deal, especially on fairly even terms or with some degree of success // a long, loose piece of clothing that is worn by a priest on special occasions.
of, relating to, or appealing to people who live on farms away from big cities
the inner envelope of floral leaves of a flower, usually of delicate texture and of some color other than green; the petals considered collectively.
a white or colored circle or set of concentric circles of light seen around a luminous body, especially around the sun or moon.
a long, narrow passage inside a building or train with doors that lead to rooms on each side
capable of being corrected or reformed
a tight, stiff piece of clothing worn by women under other clothing to make their waists appear smaller
the outer layer of an organ in the body and especially of the brain
involved in a wide range of physiological processes, including stress response, immune response, and regulation of inflammation, carbohydrate metabolism, protein catabolism, blood electrolyte levels, and behavior.
(of light) flash or sparkle.
formal ball, especially one at which young women are presented to society. // an elaborate dance with frequent changing of partners carried out under the leadership of one couple at formal balls
The number of electron pairs an atom can share with other atoms.
assembly of witches, a collection of individuals with similar interests or activities
the art of combining melodies
It is the process of getting rid of an unwanted response. the unwanted response does not just disappear, it is replaced by a new, wanted response.
a form of thick sauce made from puréed and strained vegetables or fruits. A vegetable one is commonly used on meat and vegetable dishes, and it can also be used as a base for soups or other sauces
A general term of disapproval, of something that is troublesome or a nuisance.
a metal pin used to fasten two parts of a mechanism together.
a split pin that is opened out after being passed through a hole.
a system for making products to sell in which people work in their own homes and use their own equipment
A roll or knot of hair worn at the back of the head or especially at the nape of the neck
a medical condition that occurs when a predisposed individual is exposed to cold and humidity, causing tissue damage
a freestanding front-loading fireplace or oven with a bulbous body and usually a vertical smoke vent or chimney.
a goat-antelope species native to mountains in Europe,
The technique has been used heavily in many fields to remove a background from the subject of a photo or video – particularly the newscasting, motion picture and videogame industries. A color range in the top layer is made transparent, revealing another image behind.
also known as “color fringing” or “purple fringing”, is a common optical problem that occurs when a lens is either unable to bring all wavelengths of color to the same focal plane, and/or when wavelengths of color are focused at different positions in the focal plane.
the minimum time required for excitation of a structure (as a nerve cell) by a constant electric current of twice the threshold voltage
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He is known for his preaching and public speaking, his denunciation of abuse of authority by both ecclesiastical and political leaders, and his ascetic sensibilities. The epithet Χρυσόστομος means "golden-mouthed" in Greek and was given on account of his legendary eloquence
intestinal cramps or other intestinal disturbances
an inscription at the end of a book or manuscript usually with facts about its production. 2. : an identifying mark used by a printer or a publisher
A measure that examines the weighted average of prices of a basket of consumer goods and services, such as transportation, food and medical care. It is calculated by taking price changes for each item in the predetermined basket of goods and averaging them; the goods are weighted according to their importance.
not showing good taste : not tasteful or stylish. : poorly or cheaply done or made : of low quality. : not willing to spend money or give anything away
applied to molecular systems whose asymmetry results in handedness; that is, the existence of a pair of nonsuperimposable mirror-image shapes (
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indicated for the short-term (2–4 weeks) treatment of anxiety that is severe and disabling or subjecting the person to unacceptable distress. It is also indicated as a treatment for the management of acute alcohol withdrawal syndrome.
The thick semifluid mass of partly digested food that is passed from the stomach to the duodenum
a closed, two-door car shorter than a sedan of the same model
a well-to-do country resident : an owner of a country estate
: one of the English landed gentry
The Muse of history.
a common passage for fecal, urinary, and reproductive discharge in most lower vertebrates
a milky fluid that comes from the breasts of humans, cows, and other mammals the first few days after giving birth, before true milk appears. It contains proteins, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins, minerals, and proteins (antibodies) that fight disease-causing agents such as bacteria and viruses.
a flexible, lighted, tubular instrument using fiber optics to permit visualization of the colon
courtesy and considerate behavior toward others. legal reciprocity
the action of threatening divine vengeance.
the recital of divine threats against sinners in the Anglican Liturgy for Ash Wednesday.
the joint between two bones. a band of nerve tissue connecting the hemispheres of the brain, the two sides of the spinal cord, etc.
a high-ranking officer in the navy. : the person who is in charge of a yachting or boating club.
the happiness, health, and safety of all of the people of a community or nation
involves the reduction of legal penalties, especially in terms of imprisonment.
a figure on a compass, map, nautical chart, or monument used to display the orientation of the cardinal directions—North, East, South, and West—and their intermediate points.
a musical instrument resembling an accordion but having buttonlike keys, hexagonal bellows and ends, and a more limited range.
A standard for the tuning of musical instruments, internationally agreed upon in 1960, in which the note A above middle C has a frequency of 440 Hz.
The private rooms in which the cardinals meet to elect a new pope. b. The meeting held to elect a new pope. 3. A meeting of family members or associates.
strong sexual desire; lust.
he learned response (reflexive behavior) to a conditioned stimulus (CS). A new or modified response elicited by a stimulus after conditioning.
finely ground sugar made by milling normal granulated sugar into a powdered state. It usually contains a small amount of anti-caking agent to prevent clumping and improve flow
fruit stewed or cooked in a syrup, usually served as a dessert
a feeling of uneasiness or anxiety of the conscience caused by regret for doing wrong or causing pain; contrition; remorse.
the aspect of mental life having to do with purposive behavior, including desiring, resolving, and striving.
an infectious disease, usually transmitted by direct sexual contact, that is characterized by the presence of warts caused by the human papilloma virus (HPV). These warts may be found on the genitals, mucous membranes of the
meat (as goose, duck, or pork) that has been cooked and preserved in its own fat.
Of or relating to a condition that is present at birth, as a result of either heredity or environmental influences
To inflect (a verb) in its forms for distinctions such as number, person, voice, mood, and tense.
2. To join together.
a thing or person of the same kind or category as another.
a minor chemical constituent, especially one that gives a distinctive character to a wine or liquor or is responsible for some of its physiological effects.
Opinion or judgment based on inconclusive or incomplete evidence; guesswork
Compulsory enrollment, especially for the armed forces; draft. 2. A monetary payment exacted by a government in wartime.
an officer of the peace, having police and minor judicial functions, usually in a small town, rural district,
the ethnic identity of Christians of Egypt
a structural piece of stone, wood or metal jutting from a wall to carry a superincumbent weight, a type of bracket. It is the solid piece of material whorling from a skyscraper
An idea or meaning suggested by or associated with a word or thing:
b. The set of associations implied by a word in addition to its literal meaning.
"discovery learning" "learning by doing" argues that humans generate knowledge and meaning from an interaction between their experiences and their ideas.
he general movement of two melodic lines with respect to each other. In traditional four-part harmony, it is important that lines maintain their independence, an effect which can be achieved by the judicious use of the four types: parallel motion, similar motion, contrary motion, and oblique motion.
Feeding on excrement
Any of a family of smokeless explosive powders
a line of people or objects that are placed around or in front of a person or place to keep people away
A fine leather originally made of goatskin but now more frequently of split horsehide.
a very good or amusing person or thing
a device that connects two parts or things. : the act of having sex. : the act of combining two things. a device for joining two rotating shafts semipermanently at their ends so as to transmit torque from one to the other.
a stick with which some North American Indian warriors sought to touch their enemies in battle as a sign of courage.
A Spanish gentleman; a cavalier. 2. A man who is skilled in riding and managing horses; a horseman
a device consisting of a flexible wire that is pressed at one end to trip a shuttermechanism on a camera.
a curved, tapering furniture leg curving outward at the top and inward farther down, usu. terminating in an ornamental foot:
The transportation of passengers and goods within the same country.
2. Law or policy protecting transporters of passengers and goods within a country from competition from foreign carriers.
a meal prepared hunter-style with tomatoes, onions, mushrooms, herbs, and sometimes wine:
a group of things that have been hidden in a secret place because they are illegal or have been stolen. : a part of a computer's memory where information is kept
an ill-bred man, especially one who behaves in a dishonorable or irresponsible way toward women
to ask, expect, or encourage another person to pay for or provide one's drinks, meals, etc.
the infirmity or weakness of old age; senility. 2. frailty; transitoriness
a pile of stones that marks a place (such as the place where someone is buried or a battle took place) or that shows the direction of a trail
an evergreen tropical American tree that bears fruit in the form of large woody gourds.
a gourd from its tree.
a water container, tobacco pipe, or other object made from the dried shell of the similar gourd.
a device used to measure the distance between two opposite sides of an object. It can be as simple as a compass with inward or outward-facing points.
the muse of epic poetry // Also called steam organ. a musical instrument consisting of a set of harsh-sounding steam whistles that are activated by a keyboard.
having shapely buttocks
(especially of a young person) inexperienced and immature.
a highly ornamented ceremonial pipe of the American Indians.
the making of false and defamatory statements in order to damage someone's reputation; slander.
a nymph in Greek mythology, who lived on the island of Ogygia, where she detained Odysseus for several years. . "concealing the knowledge", which combined with the Homeric epithet δολόεσσα (dolóessa), meaning subtle or wily,
The outermost part of a flower, consisting of the sepals.
A slightly arched surface, as of a road, a ship's deck, an airfoil, or a ski.
b. The condition of having an arched surface.
2. A setting of automobile wheels in which they are closer together at the bottom than at the top.
A gem or shell carved in relief, especially one in which the raised design and the background consist of layers of contrasting colors.
c. A medallion with a profile cut in raised relief.
an instrument that by means of a prism or mirrors and often a microscope causes a virtual image of an object to appear as if projected upon a plane surface so that an outline may be traced
Over the top.. Being so extreme that it has an amusing and sometimes perversely sophisticated appeal.
control the opening and closing of a cylinder's valves.
Ulceration of the mouth and lips. A source of spreading corruption or decay.
a poisonous resin extracted from cannabis.
a device used to deliver supplemental oxygen or airflow to a patient or person in need of respiratory help
hypocritical and sanctimonious talk, typically of a moral, religious, or political nature.
A smooth three-beat gait of a horse that is slower than a gallop but faster than a trot, in which the feet touch the ground in the three-beat sequence of near hind foot, off hind foot and near front foot, off front foot.
a hymn or chant, typically with a biblical text, forming a regular part of a church service.
a bracket for supporting a balcony, cornice, etc.
a name for a captain in the mafia family, a movable bar attached to the fingerboard of a fretted instrument to uniformly raise the pitch of all the strings.
marked by an often ill-natured inclination to stress faults and raise objections
A large semiaquatic rodent (Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris) of tropical South America, having short limbs and a vestigial tail and often attaining lengths of more than 1.2 meters (4 feet).
a chemical element that forms diamonds and coal and that is found in petroleum and in all living plants and animals
A large glass or plastic bottle, usually encased in a protective basket or crate and often used to hold corrosive liquids
A heart-shaped plane curve, the locus of a fixed point on a circle that rolls on the circumference of another circle with the same radius.
to lean, sway, or tip to one side while in motion
A stationary set of chromatically tuned bells in a tower, usually played from a keyboard.
2. A composition written or arranged for these bells.
an herb or preparation intended to either prevent formation of gas in the gastrointestinal tract or facilitate the expulsion of said gas, thereby combatting flatulence.
a rich crimson or scarlet lake made from cochineal
a shot in which the cue ball hits two balls in succession
of, relating to, or being the chief artery or pair of arteries that pass up the neck and supply the head
The group of eight bones forming the joint between the forearm and the hand. Also called wrist.
a white statuary marble
A supporting column sculptured in the form of a draped female figure.
an oval or oblong figure (as on ancient Egyptian monuments) enclosing a sovereign's name // an ornate or ornamental frame.
a small open two-wheeled horse-drawn vehicle
2. a covered cart
a North African castle or fortress
: the native section of a North African city
a window that opens on hinges like a door
a daughter of Priam endowed with the gift of prophecy but fated never to be believed. 2. : one that predicts misfortune or disaster
An ankle-length garment with a close-fitting waist and sleeves, worn by the clergy and others assisting in church services.
a small wheel attached to the bottom of something (such as a piece of furniture) to make it easier to move.
a singer castrated before puberty to preserve the soprano or contralto range of his voice.
the set of metabolic pathways that breaks down molecules into smaller units to release energy. // a condition that is mainly caused by excessive training coupled with a lack of adequate nutrition, especially protein
oral religious instruction, formerly especially before baptism orconfirmation.
A decorated platform or framework on which a coffin rests in state during a funeral.
2. Roman Catholic Church A coffin-shaped structure draped with a pall, used to represent the corpse at a Requiem Mass celebrated after the burial.
A condition that occurs in a variety of physical and psychological disorders and is characterized by lack of response to external stimuli and by muscular rigidity, so that the limbs remain in whatever position they are placed.
an automobile exhaust-system component containing a catalyst that causes conversion of harmful gases (as carbon monoxide and uncombusted hydrocarbons) into mostly harmless products (as water and carbon dioxide)
a boy kept by a pederast
Copious discharge of mucus associated with inflammation of mucous membranes, especially of the nose and throa
the part of a drama, preceding the catastrophe, in which the action is at its height; the climax of a play.
a condition marked by changes in muscle tone or activity associated with a large number of serious mental and physical illnesses. There are two distinct sets of symptoms that are characteristic of this condition. In catatonic stupor the individual experiences a deficit of motor (movement) activity that can render him/her motionless. Catatonic excitement, or excessive movement, is associated with violent behavior directed toward oneself or others.
A manual giving basic instruction in a subject, usually by rote or repetition.
one must do only what one can will that all others should do under similar circumstances.
A tough thin cord made from the treated and stretched intestines of certain animals, especially sheep, and used for stringing musical instruments and tennis rackets and for surgical ligatures.
investment of mental or emotional energy in a person, object, or idea
A negatively charged electrode, as of an electrolytic cell, a storage battery, or an electron tube.
2. The positively charged terminal of a primary cell or a storage battery that is supplying current.
Of or relating to mirrors and reflected images.
any tall, reedlike marsh plant of the genus Typha, especially T. latifolia, having long, sword-shaped leaves and dense, cylindrical clusters of minute brown flowers.
tobacco that has flavoring added or which was possibly subjected to heavy pressure in order to produce a sweet taste with moist texture
a struck idiophone operated by a keyboard. It looks similar to an upright piano (four- or five-octave), or a large wooden music box (three-octave). The keys connect to hammers that strike a graduated set of metal (usually steel) plates suspended over wooden resonators. Four- or five-octave models usually have a pedal that sustains or damps the sound. The three-octave instruments do not have a pedal because of their small "table-top" design. One of the best-known works that uses the celesta is Tchaikovsky's "Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy" from The Nutcracker similar to glockenspiel
an immune reaction to eating gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley and rye.
If you have this disease, eating gluten triggers an immune response in your small intestine. Over time, this reaction produces inflammation that damages the small intestine's lining and prevents absorption of some nutrients (malabsorption).
The intestinal damage can cause weight loss, bloating and sometimes diarrhea. Eventually, your brain, nervous system, bones, liver and other organs can be deprived of vital nourishment.
a tough kind of plastic that was used in the past to make photographic film and other products. : the film used to make movies.
Moving or directed away from a center or axis.
Developing or progressing inward toward the center or axis, as in the head of a sunflower, in which the oldest flowers are near the edge and the youngest flowers are in the center.
A type of pottery having a pale green glaze, originally produced in China
An instrument used to position the head for measurement and radiographic examination.
resembling the blue of the sky.
A neck-shaped anatomical structure, such as the narrow outer end of the uterus
a wicker basket used in the game of jai alai to catch and throw the ball.
a dry white wine from the Burgundy region in France
a long low chair with a back along half its length and one arm. : a long chair with a back that can be moved so that you can sit up or lie down
young, beautiful, fair; two-armed and having in his hands a club and a lotus. He rides his chariot across the sky every night, pulled by ten white horses or an antelope. He is connected with dew, and as such, is one of the gods of fertility. The god, the drink and the plant probably referred to the same entity, or at least the differentiation was ambiguous. In this aspect, Soma is similar to the Greek ambrosia (cognate to amrita); it is what the gods drink, and what made them deities. Soma is still coined as name for an entheogenic brew (avestic: Haoma) still in ceremonial use.
a fine cloth of cotton, silk, or linen, commonly of plain weave with a colored warp and white weft
The space around the altar of a church for the clergy and sometimes the choir, often enclosed by a lattice or railing.
a primary sore or ulcer at the site of entry of a pathogen (as in tularemia); especially : the initial lesion of syphilis
an abrupt climbing turn of an airplane in which the momentum of the plane is used to attain a higher rate of climb.
An area covered by a dense growth of mostly small-leaved evergreen shrubs, especially in central and southern California.
To annoy, vex, To wear away or irritate by rubbing or friction
a variety of beet, Beta vulgaris cicla, with large succulent leaves and thick stalks, used as a vegetable
underneath plates; larger plates used during full course dinners or to dress up special events like parties and weddings.
a velvety cord or yarn of silk or worsted, for embroidery, fringes, etc.
a body-hugging one-piece Chinese dress for women
flourished early 26th century b.c, king of Egypt: builder of the great pyramid at Giza (father of Khafre).
a shape, pattern, or object in the form of a V or an upside-down V. : a piece of cloth that is shaped like a V and that is worn on the sleeve of a military or police
A crossing or intersection of two tracts, as of nerves or ligaments.
2. Genetics The point of contact between paired chromatids during meiosis, resulting in a cross-shaped configuration and representing the cytological manifestation of crossing over.
a rhetorical device in which two or more clauses are balanced against each other by the reversal of their structures in order to produce an artistic effect.
“Never let a Fool Kiss You or a Kiss Fool You.”
Notice that the second half of the above mentioned sentence is an inverted form of the first half both grammatically and logically. In the simplest sense, the term applies to almost all “criss-cross” structures and this is the concept that is common these days
a very thin cloth made especially of silk
a fluid injected into the lower bowel by way of the rectum. The most frequent use of an enema is as a cleansing enema
a flammable gaseous fuel made from coal and supplied to the user via a piped distribution system. Town gas is a more general term referring to manufactured gaseous fuels produced for sale to consumers and municipalities. replacement of most of the nation's gas cookers and gas heaters, with the exception of Northern Ireland, from the late 1960s onwards.
A supplement or appendix to a will. 2. A supplement or appendix.
an ending part of a piece of music or a work of literature or drama that is separate from the earlier parts. : something that ends and completes something else
With great energy; vigorously.
meat (as goose, duck, or pork) that has been cooked and preserved in its own fat
A perfumed ointment, especially one used to groom the hair.
a hairstyle worn especially by men in which the hair is combed into a high mound at the front of the head.
A very tall slender pine tree, the most widespread conifer of western North America, planted for timber and as an ornamental.
any of a family (Pongidae) of apes that includes the chimpanzee, gorilla, and orangutan
a boat or some other floating structure used as one of the supports for a temporary bridge over a river
A homosexual, the poor man's term for homosexual. used to say that something has happened suddenly or that someone or something has disappeared
a tall, thin tree that has rough bark, soft wood, and very small groups of flowers
a strong fabric, usually of cotton, in plain weave with fine ribbing, used for dresses, children's wear, etc
Of or resembling swine or a pig
a large wild edible brownish boletus mushroom
pork pie hat
a snap-brimmed hat with a round, flat crown, usually made of felt.
The act or an instance of carrying. b. A charge for carrying. 2. Nautical. a. The carrying of boats and supplies overland between two waterways
a strong, heavy grating sliding up and down in vertical grooves, lowered to block a gateway to a fortress or town.
A doctrine contending that sense perceptions are the only admissible basis of human knowledge andprecise thought.
a British hot drink of milk curdled with wine or ale, often spiced, which was popular from medieval times to the 19th century. The word is mainly used nowadays for a related dessert similar tosyllabub. In the Middle Ages, it was used as a cold and flu remedy and was more of a drink than a mousse.
the offspring of one progenitor to the furthest generation. 2. : all future generations.
an examination of a dead body to determine the cause of death.
a type of clinical depression which can affect women after childbirth. Symptoms may include sadness, low energy, changes in sleeping and eating patterns, reduced desire for sex, crying episodes, anxiety, and irritability.
Following a meal, especially dinner
A literary or artistic work of poor quality, produced quickly for profit.
cast-iron wood-burning stove, round with a bulge in the middle.
an impressive facade or show designed to hide an undesirable fact or condition.
a gift-giving feast practiced by indigenous peoples of the Pacific Northwest Coast of Canada and the United States, among whom it is traditionally the primary economic system.
a crescent-shaped dumpling filled usually with pork, steamed, and then fried.
a machine used in the shaping of round ceramic ware. The wheel may also be used during the process of trimming the excess body from dried ware and for applying incised decoration or rings of color
bold or courageous under the influence of alcoholic drink
A soft moist mass of bread, meal, clay, or other adhesive substance, usually heated, spread on cloth, and applied to warm, moisten, or stimulate an ache
an infinite series in which the terms are coefficients times successive powers of a given variable, or times products of powers of two or more variables.
a cookie-size confection made especially of butter, brown sugar, and pecans: developed in New Orleans in the early 19th century.
a similar confection of nuts mixed or covered with chocolate, coconut, maple sugar or syrup, etc.
exercise or practice of an art, science, or skill. b : customary practice or conduct.
4th-century bc Greek sculptor: his works include statues of Hermes at Olympia, which survives, and of Aphrodite at Cnidus
A cause of a particular action or event:
to make (something) impossible : to prevent (something) from happening. : to prevent (someone) from doing something.
the act of killing and eating other animals : the act of preying on other animals
The act of setting prices low in an attempt to eliminate the competition.
of or pertaining to land or its products. 2. arising from or consequent upon the occupation of land. 3. attached to land
One of the two main constituents of a sentence or clause, modifying the subject and including the verb, objects, or phrases governed by the verb, as opened the door in Jane opened the door or is very sleepy in The child is very sleepy. // To base or establish (a statement or action, for example)
To smooth or clean (feathers) with the beak or bill.
b. To trim or clean (fur) with the tongue, as cats do.
2. To dress or groom (oneself) with elaborate care; primp.
3. To take pride or satisfaction in (oneself); gloat.
(chiefly of an animal's limb or tail) capable of grasping.
a high-ranking Christian priest : a bishop, cardinal, etc.
predominant in influence, number, or importance.
having qualities that people like : appealing or attractive
having exceptional power, authority, or influence. b : exceeding others in power
a fold capping the clitoris, formed by union of the labia minora and the clitoris as well as the penis in men
a garrisoned place; especially : a military post or fortified settlement in areas currently or originally under Spanish control
earnest, insistent // Demanding immediate attention; urgent:
pret a porter
"off-the-rack" or "off-the-peg" in casual use) is the term for factory-made clothing, sold in finished condition, in standardized sizes, as distinct from made to measure or bespoke clothing tailored to a particular person's frame.
Of, relating to, or being the verb tense that describes a past action or state.
a potentially painful medical condition in which the erect penis does not return to its flaccid state,
Any of various opuntias having bristly, flattened stem segments, often colorful flowers, and ovoid prickly fruit.
2. The edible fruit of certain of these cactuses. Eating a girl out with your chin stubble instead of your tongue.
a self-righteously moralistic person who behaves as if superior to others.
based on the first impression; accepted as correct until proved otherwise.
a world-shattering event in the child’s life. The horror and excitement of watching his parents’ sexual activities traumatized the child, led to castration anxiety, and set the stage for the development of the Oedipus complex
the mental process directly related to the functions of the id and characteristic of unconscious mental activity, marked by unorganized, illogical thinking and by the tendency to seek immediate discharge and gratification of instinctual demands.
crosses the original site of the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, England. It is the circular line by which other longitudinal lines are judged
refers to a increased sensitivity to certain stimuli due to prior experience. For example, a person who sees the word "yellow" will be slightly faster to recognize the word "banana.
a structure that forms in the blastula during the early stages of avian, reptilian and mammalian embryonic development. The presence of the this will establish bilateral symmetry, determine the site of gastrulation and initiate germ layer formation.
the state of being the firstborn child.
the right of succession belonging to the firstborn child, especially the feudal rule by which the whole real estate of an intestate passed to the eldest son.
happy or gay // a light to moderate yellow, sometimes with a greenish tinge
first in importance // (of money) denoting an original sum invested or lent.
A protein particle that is the agent of infection in a variety of neurodegenerative diseases, including bovine spongiform encephalopathy, Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, and scrapie. They are the only known infectious agents that do not contain DNA or RNA. They derive from a normal body protein that becomes irreversibly misfolded, and they proliferate in the body, possibly by acting as a template for further protein misfolding.
please (used to convey a polite request).
a state in which things that are essential for human well-being such as food and warmth are scarce or lacking.
a complete meal offered at a fixed price; also : the price charged.
of, affecting, or resembling a pig or pigs.
the quality of having strong moral principles; honesty and decency.
a word pronounced with so little emphasis that it is shortened and forms part of the following word, for example, you in y'all.
(of a plant or stem) growing along the ground without setting forth roots.
(of a person) lying face down; prone; prostrate.
Rashly or wastefully extravagant:
used to describe a practice or document that is provided as a courtesy and/or satisfies minimum requirements, conforms to a norm or doctrine, tends to be performed perfunctorily and/or is considered a formality.
a person who comes from a particular parent or family : the child or descendant of someone. :
a steroid hormone (trade name Lipo-Lutin) produced in the ovary; prepares and maintains the uterus for pregnancy
a hormone produced by the anterior portion of the pituitary gland, a grape-sized organ found at the base of the brain. Normally present in low amounts in men and non-pregnant women, its primary role is to promote lactation
literally means "to fall out of place‚"
Having the shape of a spheroid more vertical than horizontal
2. Having the distance between the poles longer than the equatorial diameter:
The anachronistic representation of something as existing before its proper or historical time, as in the precolonial United States.
a. The assignment of something, such as an event or name, to a time that precedes it, as in If you tell the cops, you're a dead man. The anticipation and answering of an objection or argument before one's opponent has put it forward.
a branch, one of the long points of a fork or similar object. : one of the small metal parts of an electrical plug that fit into the holes in an outlet
A written, signed, unconditional promise to pay a certain amount of money on demand at a specified time.
to turn into a prone position; to rotate (the hand or forearm) so that the surface of the palm is downward or toward the back; to turn (the sole of the foot) outward
programmable read only memory
close kinship // the state of being close to someone or something; proximity.
intended to prevent disease.
to make (someone) pleased or less angry by giving or saying something desired
A sensory receptor, found chiefly in muscles, tendons, joints, and the inner ear, that detects the motion or position of the body or a limb by responding to stimuli arising within the organism.
the arch that frames a stage, separating it from the auditorium.
to denounce or condemn (a thing) as dangerous or harmful; prohibit
convert or attempt to convert (someone) from one religion, belief, or opinion to another. advocate
he rhythm, stress, and intonation of speech. It may reflect various features of the speaker or the utterance: the emotional state of the speaker; the form of the utterance
the power of this figure of speech to "bring down the gods from heaven, evoke the dead, and give voices to cities and states" // personification, as of inanimate things.
a figure of speech in which an imaginary, absent, or deceased person is represented as speaking or acting.
The dependent clause of a conditional sentence, as if it rains in The game will be canceled if it rains.
2. The first part of an ancient Greek or Roman drama, in which the characters and subject are introduced.
a song or poem celebrating an upcoming wedding.
The complex, semifluid, translucent substance that constitutes the interior matter of a living cell and is composed of proteins, fats, and other molecules
the first martyr for a cause, especially the first Christian martyr, St. Stephen.
lasting for a long time or longer than expected or usual.