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to move (a baby) up and down in your arms or on your knee as a way of playing
animals which are now generally domestic, presumed gentle and readily tamed, such as dogs, cats, cows and horses
place (a defendant) on bail or in custody, especially when a trial is adjourned.
one who frustrates or ruins a plan or undertaking by meddling.
unreasonable delay in making an assertion or claim, such as asserting a right, claiming a privilege, or making an application for redress, which may result in refusal. "equity aids the vigilant and not those who slumber on their rights."
a tall chest of drawers, often with a mirror on top.
the triangular upper part of the front of a building in classical style, typically surmounting a portico of columns.
a hole, groove, or slot into or through which some other part of an arrangement of parts fits or passes; especially : a cavity cut into a piece of material (as timber) to receive a tenon — see dovetail illustration.
a coal mine and its connected buildings.
instruct or urge (someone) to do something.
a private viewing of paintings before public exhibition.
badly or hastily built with materials of poor quality.
a procedural device before trial in which one party joins a third party into a lawsuit because that third party is liable to an original defendant.
a savory jelly usually made with meat or fish stock and gelatin, chilledand used as a garnish and coating for meats, seafoods, eggs, etc. // a similar jelly made with spiced tomato juice and gelatin, served as asalad.
having patches of two or more colors, as various birds and otheranimals:
a cream or lotion for removing unwanted hair.
also known as white sauce, is made from a roux and milk. It is one of the mother sauces of French cuisine. It is used as the base for other sauces.
low-lying wet land with grassy vegetation
a short jacket
a Nordic dish consisting of raw salmon, cured in salt, sugar, and dill. Gravlax is usually served as an appetizer, sliced thinly and accompanied by hovmästarsås (literally steward sauce, also known as gravlaxsås), a dill and mustard sauce, either on bread of some kind, or with boiled potatoes.
violent seizure of prey or property; plunder.
the sky or heaven.
shock people who are conventional or complacent.
Hanging down; dangling; suspended.
2. Projecting; overhanging.
3. Awaiting settlement; pending.
land attached to a manor and retained for the owner's own use.
possession of real property in one's own right.
to such an extent; to that extent.
uncertainty or doubt as to whether something is the case.
two or more persons whose negligence in a single accident or event causes damages to another person.
icy; extremely cold.
a sudden feeling of fear or excitement.
active bottom dwelling scavengers ideally suited for the community aquarium
a small eel-like freshwater fish belonging to the loach family
pine nuts also known as pignola nuts (native to the Levant and Egypt)
the most common species of the water flea
A South Asian wedding.
a small roll of chopped vegetables, meat, or fish, fried in breadcrumbs.
a tall, swift, slender dog of a silky-coated breed with large drooping ears and fringed feet.
an agent that destroys or expels parasitic worms
A mixture of various kinds of fruit, high-strength rum, often Stroh's, and sugar is filled into a large stoneware pot (the eponymous rum pot) and matured for several months until the fruit is very soft and completely saturated with rum. Suitable fruit includes berries, cherries, plums and apricots
a French term for Moral Rights. It refers to the personal rights a creator has in their work. It protects artistic integrity and prevents others from altering the work of artists, or taking the artist’s name off work, without the artist’s permission. Moral rights are retained by an author even if all of the other rights granted by the Copyright Act are assigned to another. Moral rights cannot be assigned to anyone else by the author.
the state of being only partly or scantily clothed.
"naked lady" used for Amaryllis is also used for other bulbs with a similar growth and flowering pattern; some of these have their own widely used and accepted common names, such as the resurrection lily (Lycoris squamigera). The common name "naked lady" comes from the plant's pattern of flowering when the foliage has died down.
a binary compound, of which one part is a halogen atom and the other part is an element or radical that is less electronegative (or more electropositive) than the halogen, to make a fluoride, chloride, bromide, iodide, astatide, or theoretically ununseptide compound.
a French word meaning “to sway back and forth”, is a standing wave that oscillates in a lake as a result of seismic or atmospheric disturbances creating huge fluctuations of water levels in just moments.
a dirty, untidy woman.
a tunnel carrying a stream or open drain under a road or railroad.
a thick, pungent sauce commonly used in Chinese cuisine as a glaze for meat, an addition to stir fries, or as dipping sauce. It is darkly coloured in appearance and sweet and salty in taste.
excessively or affectedly quaint, pretty, or sentimental.
having fallen in social status.
a synthetic polymer resembling rubber, resistant to oil, heat, and weathering.
a dirty or disgusting person
a statement or well-known remark that expresses an important idea or rule
sad or miserable in appearance.
a check or plaid pattern woven into cloth. The pattern is composed of regularly-spaced thin, even vertical warp stripes, repeated horizontally in the weft, thereby forming squares
the aromatic gum resin of a southwest Asian herb (Dorema ammoniacum) of the carrot family used as an expectorant and stimulant and in plasters
a type of mat used as a flooring material in traditional Japanese-style rooms. Traditionally made using rice straw to form the core, the cores of contemporary tatami are sometimes composed of compressed wood chip boards or polystyrene foam.
a small piece of bread or a cracker that has cheese, meat, fish, etc., on top of it and that is often served at a party.
Potassium nitrate (KNO3), a substance used in explosives (usually gunpowder) and fertilizers.
Contrary to popular urban legend, saltpeter has no effect on libido, and too many side effects (high fever, etc.) to be used even if it did.
an ornamental covering for a horse. b : decorative trappings and harness. 2. : rich clothing : adornment.
A collection of written texts
any of a number of spice mixtures ground into a paste or powder for use in Indian cooking.
a light meal, especially lunch.
a sheet of light paper folded and sealed to form a letter for sending by airmail.
a genus of bushy, tuberous, herbaceous perennial plants native to Mexico. A member of the Asteraceae, dicotyledonous plants, related species include the sunflower, daisy, chrysanthemum, and zinnia.
a belief held by some Christian denominations that there will be a Golden Age or Paradise on Earth in which "Christ will reign" for 1000 years prior to the final judgment and future eternal state (the "World to Come"
a friendly understanding or informal alliance between states or factions.
the condition or process of deterioration with age.
an ancient Greek word meaning presence, arrival, or official visit.
an ancient Greek word meaning the right or opportune moment (the supreme moment). The ancient Greeks had two words for time, chronos and kairos. While the former refers to chronological or sequential time, the latter signifies a time lapse, a moment of indeterminate time in which everything happens.
the intimate conscious circuit of energy native poeples felt from their environment.
Situated most nearly in the middle; middlemost; midmost.
the mode of existence experienced by angels and by the saints in heaven. In some ways, it is a state that logically lies between the eternity of God and the temporal experience of material beings
is useful for describing something endless, especially when you want to use an impressive word. Although it's often used the same way you'd use the word "eternal," in philosophy there is a distinction between those terms. "Eternal" implies something that is infinite outside the bounds of time, like God, while sempiternal is a more earthbound way to talk about forever.
like a worm in form or movement; vermiform.
a length of time roughly equal to the potential lifetime of a person or the equivalent of the complete renewal of a human population
A rushing inward
the branch of classical mechanics which describes the motion of points, bodies (objects) and systems of bodies (groups of objects) without consideration of the causes of motion. Kinematics as a field of study is often referred to as the "geometry of motion".
directly opposed or contrasted; mutually incompatible.
molding into one; unifying.
gradually wear away (something) by rubbing or gnawing.
a pivoted curved bar or lever whose free end engages with the teeth of a cogwheel or ratchet so that the wheel or ratchet can only turn or move one way.
each of a set of short stout bars that engage with the whelps and prevent a capstan, windlass, or winch from recoiling.
a ring or spot of light produced by pressure on the eyeball or direct stimulation of the visual system other than by light.
being or occurring in the usual place.
the experience of the transitional state from wakefulness to sleep: the hypnagogic state of consciousness, during the onset of sleep. In opposition, hypnopompia denotes the onset of wakefulness. The related words from the Greek are agōgos "leading", "inducing", pompe "act of sending", and hypnos "sleep".
a small disk, especially a decorative medallion.
he space where two sutures join forms a membrane-covered "soft spot"
A small, simple eye or eyespot, found in many invertebrates. A marking that resembles an eye, as on the wings of some butterflies.
literally "vagina" or "womb") is the symbol of the Goddess (Shakti or Devi), the Hindu Divine Mother. Within Shaivism, the sect dedicated to the god Shiva, the yoni symbolizes his consort.
the 'Eye of Horus', was thought to have magical powers. It was believed to have the ability to protect and heal.
Pairs of wedjat eyes were painted on coffins or tombs to protect against 'the evil eye'.
The lines drawn beneath the ‘wedjat’ eye represent the markings on a falcon’s face.
a recurring period of sexual receptivity and fertility in many female mammals; heat.
a vase-shaped pitcher, often decorated, with a base and a flaring spout, though the word is now unusual in informal English describing ordinary domestic vessels.
a legendary creature or type of hobgoblin comparable to the bogeyman, and other creatures of folklore, all of which were historically used in some cultures to frighten disobedient children.
a computer graphic that may be moved on-screen and otherwise manipulated as a single entity.
of or having equal dimensions.
of, relating to, or denoting muscular action in which tension is developed without contraction of the muscle.
a fishing line managed principally by hand
the hind part of the body of a mammal or the lower back of a bird.
a small or unimportant remnant of something originally larger.
a specialist in equine hoof care, including the trimming and balancing of horses' hooves and the placing of shoes on their hooves, i
to start over as a beginner-level character (though sometimes keeping experience points and acquired items).
a place or point where congestion occurs or is likely to occur, especially on a road.
a phenomenon that naturally accompanies or follows something.
used for any call and response style of singing, such as the kirtan and the sea shanty. Antiphonal music is music that is performed by two semi-independent choirs in interaction, often singing alternate musical phrases
a person skilled in geometry
the Oracle of Delphi, was the name of any priestess throughout the history of Temple of Apollo at Delphi,
Only great suffering is the ultimate emancipator of spirit, "the love of fate"
French dramatist (born in Romania) who was a leading exponent of the theater of the absurd
(especially of a gas or vapor) foul-smelling; noxious.
the process of making a revision or correction to a text.
a small stony concretion that may form in the stomachs of certain animals, especially ruminants, and which was once used as an antidote for various ailments.
a small European tree that has hanging clusters of yellow flowers succeeded by slender pods containing poisonous seeds. The hard timber is sometimes used as an ebony substitute. Native to Central and Southern Europe, laburnums have been widely planted as ornamentals.
a strong coarse brownish Indian silk obtained from the cocoons of an Oriental saturniid silkworm,
The bass string, as of a violin. 3. An organ stop, commonly of the 16-foot pipes, medium in scale but with dark timbr
brown cane that is widely used for walking sticks and umbrella handles.
(especially of a small bird) make repeated short high-pitched sounds; twitter.
a climbing plant that has large pink, purple, red, or white flowers.
a brilliant red pigment made from mercury sulfide
a braid, especially of hair or straw. a pleat or fold, as of cloth.
archaic form of oboe.
any composite plant of the genus Dahlia, native to Mexico and Central America and widely cultivated for its showy, variously colored flower heads. the flower or tuberous root of a dahlia. a pale violet or amethyst color.
a religious recluse
An evergreen timber tree (Michelia champaca) native to India and having fragrant orange-yellow flowersthat yield an oil used in perfumery.
a costly perfumed ointment much valued in ancient times.
the Himalayan plant of the valerian family that produces the rhizome from which this ointment was prepared.
a genus of Asiatic trees or shrubs (family Rhamnaceae) having alternate serrate leaves, small greenish flowers, and indehiscent fruit.
A stone of protection, often being used as talismans to protect the wearer from the “evil eye”. Cat’s Eyes are luck-bringers and yes, protect the user from mishaps and accidents (this author likes to compare it to a cat always landing on its feet! -S. Acone).
Use Cat’s Eye to increase your perceptions of others’ intentions and enhance your own intuition. It is a prosperity stone, often increasing its strength in bringing financial success over time, which is why some people wear the same piece of Cat’s Eye jewelry for many years.
Physically, Cat’s Eye will help with eye disorders and enhance vision, especially at night. It can also regulate blood sugar and cholesterol levels and is said to alleviate headaches and mobility issues.
a deep yellowish-green transparent variety of olivine used as a gem.
a severe abscess or multiple boil in the skin, typically infected with staphylococcus bacteria.
synonyms: boil, sore, abscess, pustule, wen; technicalfuruncle
"treat the carbuncle with hot compresses"
a bright red gem, in particular a garnet cut en cabochon.
of, like, or relating to a duke or dukedom.
Having a shape similar to that of a hand with the fingers extended. Some kinds of coral and the antlers of moose and certain deer are palmate. Having three or more veins, leaflets, or lobes radiating from one point. Maples have palmately lobed leaves.
an ornamental stripe or border, especially one on an ecclesiastical vestment such as a chasuble.
having spiny or toothed leaves and showy, white or purplish flowers
a wide-sleeved, long, loose vestment open at the sides, worn by deacons and bishops, and by some monarchs at their coronation.
an 18th-century British dandy affecting Continental fashions.
a shrubby Asian tree that bears large fruits similar to lemons, but with flesh that is less acid and peels that are thicker and more fragrant.
a lace or silk scarf worn by women over the hair and shoulders, especially in Spain.
discomfited by his existence’s purposelessness, solitarily despairs.
small, soft feathers from the breast of the female eider duck.
a quilt filled with down (originally from the eider) or some other soft material.
derived from the Greek words "koleos" meaning sheath and "ptera" meaning wings, refers to the modified front wings which serve as protective covers for the membranous hind wings.
situated between the ribs.
a rich, slow-cooked casserole originating in the south of France, containing meat, pork skin and white beans. The dish is named after its traditional cooking vessel, the cassole, a deep, round, earthenware pot with slanting sides
the central supporting pillar of a spiral or winding staircase.
a post at the head or foot of a flight of stairs, supporting a handrail.
a kind of rich, soft, creamy cheese with a whitish rind, originally made near Camembert in Normandy.
an imaginary spirit of the air.
a mainly dark green and blue hummingbird, the male of which has a long forked tail.
feud, especially a continuing conflict between families (typical of the Camorra and Mafia)
inclined to cause or undergo division into separate parts or groups.
the action or practice of moving livestock from one grazing ground to another in a seasonal cycle, typically to lowlands in winter and highlands in summer.
insurrection of peasants against the nobility in northeastern France in 1358—so named from the nobles' habit of referring contemptuously to any peasant as Jacques, or Jacques Bonhomme.
a person who rented farmland for short-term use. They were rural entrepreneurs who leased the lands from aristocrats more attracted ...
The doctrine of the millennium, the opinion that Christ will reign in bodily presence on earth for 1,000 years.
not reforming or showing repentance; obstinately wrong or bad.
is a critical explanation or interpretation of a text, particularly a religious text.
an area of Italy bordering the Ligurian and Tyrrhenian Seas. It comprises part of southwestern Tuscany
a Mexican laborer allowed into the US for a limited time as a seasonal agricultural worker.
an insurrectionary movement which aims to divide the nation state into almost independent cantons.
It is in favor of federalism with a radical character (including redistribution of wealth, improvement of the working classes etc.), its goal is to establish a confederation of towns or cities (cantons) as a federation of independent units. It resembles in some ways to the Greek polis. Cantonalism was predominantly a phenomenon of the petty bourgeoisie, but also had a great influence on the nascent labor movement, and constituted a precedent for anarchism in Spain.
Orphan; parentless person, shuffling between foster home,
full of danger or uncertainty; precarious.
relating to priests or the priesthood; priestly.
relating to or denoting a doctrine that ascribes sacrificial functions and spiritual or supernatural powers to ordained priests.
extravagantly theatrical; overly dramatic.
a greenhouse where orange trees are grown.
a bundle of rods with a projecting ax blade, carried by a lictor as a symbol of a magistrate's power, and used as an emblem of authority in Fascist Italy.
losse, crumbly sedimentary rock or soil consisting of clay and lime, formerly used typically as fertilizer.
a type of rock that can be broken into thin, flat pieces
"mother of pores") is a genus of stony corals, often found forming reefs or islands in tropical locations.
a porous rock composed of calcium carbonate and formed by precipitation from water, e.g., around mineral springs.
an edible brown seaweed that is a popular dietary supplement and traditional marine foodstuff in Korea
a cindery, vesicular basaltic lava, typically having a frothy texture.
slag separated from molten metal during smelting.
Sea sponge // any of various small needle-like anatomical structures occurring in organisms.
a genus of brown algae found in the intertidal zones of rocky seashores almost throughout the world.
dull and flat, without a shine.
At high latitudes or for long voyages, the differences can be large. In those cases, the navigator generally breaks the great circle route into a series of short rhumb line courses so that the helmsman can be given a fixed course to steer for several hours or so.
the upper part of the stern of a ship. 2. a rail above the stern of a ship.
an isolated underwater volcanic mountain
a structure used in underwater work, consisting of an airtight chamber, open at the bottom and containing air under sufficient pressure to exclude the water
A light in which the total duration of light in each period is clearly longer than the total duration of darkness and in which the intervals of darkness (occultations) are all of equal duration.
To come into view as a massive, distorted, or indistinct image
a floating airdrome serving as an intermediate or emergency landing place for aircraft flying over water.
a low-pitched fog signal operated by compressed air, characterized by the “grunt” that ends each note.
the flood of a river from heavy rain or melted snow.
a rush of fresh water flowing into the sea.
the curve traced by a point on the rim of a circular wheel as the wheel rolls along a straight line without slippage. It is an example of a roulette, a curve generated by a curve rolling on another curve.
the transfer of heat from one place to another by the movement of fluids. Convection is usually the dominant form of heat transfer in liquids and gases.
a sudden violent gust of wind or a localized storm, especially one bringing rain, snow, or sleet. // a baby's cry
stop, close up, or obstruct (an opening, orifice, or passage).
(of a tooth) close on or come into contact with another tooth in the opposite jaw.
a network of lines representing meridians and parallels, on which a map or plan can be represented.
using no liquid; specifically : operating by the effect of outside air pressure on a diaphragm forming one wall of an evacuated container
of or relating to the Synoptic Gospels.
a transport mechanism of a substance or conserved property by a fluid due to the fluid's bulk motion. An example of advection is the transport of pollutants or silt in a river by bulk water flow downstream.
a warm dry wind blowing down the side of a mountain
pertaining to an uphill wind produced by the effects of local heating.
they make the wooden chair known as Thonet Model No. 14, which although no one has ever actually done the math, is thought to have seated more people than any other chair in history.
an annual vegetable, and is a low, stout cultivar of cabbage. Kohlrabi can be eaten raw as well as cooked.
a chiefly arboreal weasellike mammal found in Eurasia and North America, hunted for its fur in many northern countries.
a musical instrument with a droning sound played by turning a handle, which is typically attached to a rosined wheel sounding a series of drone strings, with keys worked by the left hand.
a curved funnel that increases in area as it approaches the discharge port.
make a hollow bubbling sound like that made by water running out of a bottle.
A French phrase meaning living picture, used to mean a silent and motionless group of people posed to portray a famous scene or even
a truck or cart for delivering beer barrels or other heavy loads, especially a low one without sides.
a metric unit of capacity equal to one hundred liters, used especially for wine, beer, grain, and other agricultural produce.
darkness or thick mist that makes it difficult to see.
a piece of furniture for use during prayer, consisting of a kneeling surface and a narrow upright front with a rest for the elbows or for books.
having a fantastic or deceptive appearance, as something in a dream or created by the imagination
person or creature with only one foot and one leg,
a person who owns a large estate.
a man's overcoat of a style similar to a frock coat.
a guide who gives information about antiquities and places of interest to sightseers.
the first section of an ancient Greek choral ode or of one division of it.
a structural division of a poem containing stanzas of varying line-length, especially an ode or free verse poem.
permeate and modify or transform (something) for the better.
a mainly brown and gray finch with a reddish breast and forehead.
an unhealthy pale appearance.
a shield or emblem bearing a coat of arms.
a flat piece of metal for protection and often ornamentation, around a keyhole, door handle, or light switch.
a lobule of the mammalian placenta
: the first leaf or one of the first pair or whorl of leaves developed by the embryo of a seed plant or of some lower plants (as ferns)
an open air aqueduct to bring water from the north side of the Temple Mount into the city and the Temple Mount. The water was collected in the Struthion pool. Herod later cut through the aqueduct and converted the water supply into a moat and water reservoir around Fort Antonia. He continued to use the aqueduct to fill this pool, cutting off the supply of water to the city and the Temple Mount from this location. Josephus describes this reservoir and calls it Struthius (“sparrow” or “lark”). It was one of the smaller reservoirs in Jerusalem
a narrow opening produced by cleavage or separation of parts
at an angle or in a sloping direction.
a highly styled wig worn formerly as a fashionable headdress by both women and men.
the quality of being lively, vivacious, or witty.
make slightly acidic.
the manner in which a thing is related to another from which it is derived or descended in some respect.
an electric current which moves underground or through the sea. Telluric currents result from both natural causes and human activity, and the discrete currents interact in a complex pattern.
a small Eurasian willow that grows mostly in wet habitats and is a major source of the long flexible shoots (withies) used in basketwork.
the combining of Man and Upgrade 1. To raise to a higher standard when it comes to what a man is, or 2. to replace with a better man.
identical thoughts // the occurrence or formation of twinned crystals.
any of various 2- or 4-wheeled carriages used especially in Russia
A long wax-coated wick used to light candles or gas lamps. 3. A source of feeble light.
a poem in the manner of Anacreon; especially : a drinking song or light lyric
Chromatic tones in Western art music are the notes in a composition that are outside the seven-note diatonic (i.e., major and minor) scales and modes. On the piano keyboard, the black keys represent the 5 chromatic tones that do not belong to the diatonic scale of C major; black and white keys together add up to the chromatic scale of 12 tones per octave.
characteristic of the time before the Fall of Man; innocent and unspoiled.
a deep, wooden sounding box composed of two resonating tables, either flat or slightly arched, connected by ribs or sides of equal width
Over half of the supply of palladium and its congener platinum goes into catalytic converters, which convert up to 90% of harmful gases from auto exhaust (hydrocarbons, carbon monoxide, and nitrogen dioxide) into less-harmful substances (nitrogen, carbon dioxide and water vapor). Palladium is also used in electronics, dentistry, medicine, hydrogen purification, chemical applications, groundwater treatment and jewelry. Palladium plays a key role in the technology used for fuel cells, which combine hydrogen and oxygen to produce electricity, heat, and water.
an initiate in the highest grade of the Eleusinian mysteries. 2. : one instructed in a secret system.
a less distinguished follower or imitator of someone, especially an artist or philosopher.
of or denoting the Socratic mode of inquiry, which aims to bring a person's latent ideas into clear consciousness.
a mythical monster, with the body of a woman or with the head and breasts of a woman and the body of a snake, said to prey on human beings and suck the blood of children.
a staff tipped with a pine cone and sometimes twined with ivy and vine branches, borne by Dionysus and his votaries.
lack of mental or spiritual vigor and enthusiasm.
exhaustion caused by lack of nourishment.
the relative loudness of a speech sound.
One of the defining characteristics of Gothic architecture is the pointed or ogival arch. Arches of this type were used in the Near East in pre-Islamic as well as Islamic architecture before they were employed structurally in medieval architecture, and are thought to have been the inspiration for their use in France, as at Autun Cathedral, which is otherwise stylistically Romanesque.
a member of a monastic community.
think out, plan, or devise.
the buying or selling of ecclesiastical privileges, for example pardons or benefices.
his commandment enjoins us a love chosen out of thousands, the well-beloved object of this love being chosen out of thousands, according to that of the beloved Sulamitess in the Canticles.
a nonessential property common to all the members of a class; attribute.
Hyssop has been used for millennia as a holy herb, consecrated for cleaning holy places.
enclose in or shape into a globe.
a couplet or pair of verses or lines, usually read as a unit
a tiny piece of a substance.
the quality of being rudimentary or makeshift; primitiveness.
the quality of being offensively coarse or rude; vulgarity.
the study of ancient writing systems and the deciphering and dating of historical manuscripts.
the fact of being or of being designated the child of a particular parent or parents.
the manner in which a thing is related to another from which it is derived or descended in some respect.
a cheap, old, or run-down automobile (originally used as a nickname for early Ford cars, especially the Model T).
a field of study concerned with the theory and technique of psychological measurement. One part of the field is concerned with the objective measurement of skills and knowledge, abilities, attitudes, personality traits, and educational achievement.
This white salt is widely used in the processing of metal oxides. For the treatment of bipolar disorder, it is on the World Health Organization's List of Essential Medicines, a list of the most important medication needed in a basic health system
an environment conducive to creativity
pathological and destructive to creativity
a solution for safe removal of dry, dead skin on the feet or any callused areas. Removes calluses. Safe solution to soften feet.
Crinoids are neither abundant nor familiar organisms today. However, they dominated the Paleozoic fossil record of echinoderms and shallow marine habitats until the Permo-Triassic extinction, when they suffered a near complete extinction: many Paleozoic limestones are made up largely of crinoid skeletal fragments.
Stalked crinoids, or "sea lilies", lived attached to the bottom, and filtered food particles from the currents flowing past them. The extant Crinoids are the only remaining attached suspension-feeding echinoderms. This makes them an important group for Paleontologists studying the numerous extinct attached suspension-feeding echinoderms because they have only the living crinoids to examine as an example of this ancient mode of life.
The entire structure is surrounded by large, three-lobed leaves that often hide the spathe from view. In late summer or fall, the spathe falls off and the flowers give way to decorative wands of bright red berries.
a genus of edible mushrooms closely related to anatomically simpler cup fungi. These distinctive fungi appear honeycomb-like, with their cap composed of a network of ridges with pits.
a diving waterbird with a long neck, lobed toes, and almost no tail, typically having bright breeding plumage used in display.
any of several enzymes that catalyze the formation of DNA or RNA
a nucleotide that is the primary source of energy in all living cells because of its function indonating a phosphate group during biochemical activities; composed of adenosine, ribose, and three phosphategroups and formed by enzymatic reaction from adenosine diphosphate and an orthophosphate.
a polynucleotide whose molecules contain a relatively small number of nucleotides.
a molecule that can be bonded to other identical molecules to form a polymer.
the great mass of undistinguished or inferior persons or things
the residence of a vicar.
covered with or characterized by scales.
Of, relating to, or caused by a hereditary predisposition to developing allergic reactions, such as hay fever, asthma, or urticaria, after exposure to specific antigens such as pollen, food, and insect venoms.
a Eurasian shrub that produces small edible black, red, or white berries.
is the concept of humans being able to control their fate and the environment through tools.
make fruitful/ fertilize
(of breathing) noisy and labored.
(often as a direction) plucking the strings of a violin or other stringed instrument with one's finger.
a vigorous, light, or playful composition, typically comprising a movement in a symphony or sonata.
a large, usually closed, four-wheeled carriage with two or more horses harnessed as a team, controlled by a coachman and/or one or more postilions.
a small slice of meat, especially a small rasher of bacon. 2. a small slice, portion, or piece of anything. 3. a fold or roll of flesh on the body
an Indian dish consisting chiefly of rice, lentils, onions, and eggs.
a chemical compound that contains at least one oxygen atom and one other element in its chemical formula.
leaves resemble carrot tops // garden chervil to distinguish it from similar plants also called chervil, or French parsley, is a delicate annual herb related to parsley.
a jellied sauce used to decorate serving platters or to coat chicken breasts or other cooked and cooled items (usually poultry).
relating to the femur or thigh
a malicious possessing spirit believed to be the dislocated soul of a dead person.
a loss or lack of equilibrium or stability, especially in relation to supply, demand, and prices.
a word or formula, as from the Veda, chanted or sung as an incantation or prayer. 2. an often repeated word, formula, or phrase, often a truism:
a yellow crystalline volatile compound CHI3 with a penetrating persistent odor that is used as an antiseptic dressing.
having impaired or defective vision.
slow or unable to understand; dimwitted.
turgid, swollen. 2. : relating to or affected with dropsy
authority was granted by the Emperor to individuals who reigned as lord over their manor within a given village or community
the quality of the execution of a painting; an artist's characteristic handling of the paint.
form branches or offshoots; spread or branch out.
die worker, one who works with a die (tool for stamping, machine for cutting or forming material in a press)
The name was used to distinguish the hammered strings of the pianoforte from the plucked strings of the harpsichord with its quills.
a religious recluse.
The South is the heart of camellia country. Indeed, common camellia (Camellia japonica) is Alabama’s state flower. Although it seems these beautiful plants must have been born here, in truth they hail from eastern and southern Asia.
a black cloak with a hood that falls so as to mask the face especially for masquerades.
a small or relatively simple crown, especially as worn by lesser royalty and peers or peeresses. // the band of tissue on the lowest part of a horse's pastern, containing the horn-producing cells from which the hoof grows.
a candle holder, or a holder of another light source, that is attached to a wall with an ornamental bracket.
a flaming torch or candle secured in a holder that is attached to a wall.
consisting of, containing, or discharging pus.
are found growing widely in California. All are from the family Malvaceae, which includes a number of desirable plants, most notably cotton, hibiscus, and okra. One species of this family (Althaea officinalis) is actually the original ingredient to make marshmallows. That species is not found in California and although some of the wild mallow species can be eaten, mallows are less than desirable when found growing in crop fields, orchards, lawns, gardens, and landscapes.
A verb in the aorist past, that is, in the past tense and the aorist aspect (the event described by the verb viewed as a completed whole). Also called the perfective past. The nearest equivalent in English is the simple past. The term aorist is used particularly often for verbs in Albanian, Ancient and Modern Greek.
the variation of the form of a noun, pronoun, or adjective, by which its grammatical case, number, and gender are identified.
a condition of decline or moral deterioration.
based on the intuition that we do not know the meaning of a concept unless we have a method of measurement for it.
a soup or stew of meat and vegetables, seasoned with paprika and other spices.
Corundum is best known for its gem varieties, Ruby and Sapphire. Ruby and Sapphire are scientifically the same mineral, but just differ in color.
Sulfa drugs kill bacteria and fungi by interfering with their metabolism. They were the "wonder drugs" before penicillin and are still used today. Because sulfa drugs concentrate in the urine before being excreted, treating urinary tract infections is one of their most common uses. Sulfa drugs can have a number of interactions with prescription and over-the-counter drugs (including PABA sunscreens), and are not appropriate for people with some health conditions.
the catastrophe or conclusion of a play.
2. Roman Drama, a comical or satirical piece added at the end of a play.
: the leader of a party or school of thought
: the leader of a chorus Cory Phaeus??
Self-reflection or introspection in a literary or other artistic work; the representation of the whole work embedded in a work.
the state of being unaware or unconscious of what is happening.
to act ignorant or stupid when one should know the correct way to act.
of the nature or rank of an emperor or supreme ruler.
the art of preaching or writing sermons.
the use of more words than are necessary to express an idea; redundancy. 2. an instance of this, as free gift or true fact. 3. a redundant word or expression.
Situated most nearly in the middle; middlemost; midmost.
a technique in the visual arts of obtaining textural effects or images by rubbing lead, chalk, charcoal, etc., over paper laid on a granular or relieflike surface.
of or relating to knowledge or to the degree of its validation.
the action of watching or catching sight of something or someone or the fact of being seen.
grayish-white // old and trite
strong, coarse fabric, chiefly used for heavy-duty lining or upholstery.
a piece of gauze cloth that appears opaque until lit from behind, used as a screen or backdrop.
plural noun: scrims
a heatproof cloth put over film or television lamps to diffuse the light.
the sac in which the fetus develops in amniotes. It is a thin but tough transparent pair of membranes, which hold a developing embryo (and later fetus) until shortly before birth. The inner membrane, the amnion, contains the amniotic fluid and the fetus.
in an animal or plant, a thin-walled, hollow organ or cavity containing a liquid secretion; a sac, vesicle, or bladder.
an unpaired bone of the neurocranium. It is situated in the middle of the skull towards the front, in front of the temporal bone and basilar part of the occipital bone. The sphenoid bone is one of the seven bones that articulate to form the orbit. Its shape somewhat resembles that of a butterfly or bat with its wings extended.
a logical, visible subdivision of an IP network. The practice of dividing a network into two or more networks is called subnetting.
A rapid, involuntary, oscillatory motion of the eyeball.
bring about // intervene between people in a dispute in order to bring about an agreement or reconciliation.
Of, relating to, or based on the number eight: an octal number system. n. A number system having 8 as its base
an entertaining and rousing speech.
someone making a search or inquiry; "they are seekers after truth
of or relating to the study of the history and origin of proper names.
behavioral characteristics that have common origins in either evolution or development
change in form, nature, or substance. // subject base metals to transmutation into gold
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 moment in a play or other work when a character makes a critical discovery. Anagnorisis originally meant recognition in its Greek context, not only of a person but also of what that person stood for.
a furnace used to provide a uniform and constant heat for alchemical digestion
a person who does not fit neatly into the typical masculine and feminine gender roles of their society
an impractical idea or theory // a state of being pleasantly lost in one's thoughts; a daydream.
interpreting sacred mysteries
the general term for some deep red colors that are very slightly purplish but are generally slightly closer to red than the color crimson is.
(of a subject or knowledge) little known; abstruse.
A country lad, especially a young shepherd.
2. A young male suitor or lover.
of relating to god // of or relating to the aura supposedly surrounding a living creature.
the scientific study of architectural, musical, literary, or artistic structure; having a clearly defined structure,
a personal despair leading to misanthropy.
A youthful state.
the direct opposite of something.
duration, time, length of time
a model or tableau representing the scene of Jesus Christ's birth, displayed in homes or public places at Christmas.
balance of forces or interests.
of or relating to an author.
conceal one's true motives, feelings, or beliefs.
(Plants) an Australian eucalyptus tree, E. tessellaris, having drooping branches and grey bark. Also called: Moreton Bay ash
A legatee is a person to whom a legacy is given by a last will and testament.
self-righteously moralistic and superior.
a lute player.
which suggests “late, or recent war of the penis, Finnegan's Wake
a chief officer, magistrate, or regional governor in certain countries.
a confraternity or association, especially a Roman Catholic religious guild or brotherhood.
(especially as a direction) with a decrease in loudness.
an entity with overall order but it is made up of components functioning in an evidently
again-biting of inner wit', or the Remorse (Prick) of Conscience[
No longer in fashion; outmoded.
a young salmon or trout between the stages of fry and smolt, distinguished by dark rounded patches evenly spaced along its sides.
a young salmon (or trout) after the parr stage, when it becomes silvery and migrates to the sea for the first time.
an Atlantic salmon which has spent only one winter at sea before returning to the river.
a decorative border of thread, cord, or the like, usually hanging loosely from a raveled edge or separate strip
an approach to the interpretation of mythology in which mythological accounts are presumed to have originated from real historical events or personages
a nineteen-line poem with two rhymes throughout, consisting of five tercets and a quatrain, with the first and third lines of the opening tercet recurring alternately at the end of the other tercets and with both repeated at the close of the concluding quatrain.
a Christian convert under instruction before baptism.
self-evident or unquestionable.
a plane curve with a characteristic shape, consisting of two loops that meet at a central point as shown below
a point in the play when all of the actors leave the stage and the chorus is left to address the audience directly.
a state of disuse.
a rhetorical or literary figure in which words, grammatical constructions, or concepts are repeated in reverse order, in the same or a modified form; e.g. ‘Poetry is the record of the best and happiest moments of the happiest and best minds.’
the evolutionary history of a kind of organism. 2. : the evolution of a genetically related group of organisms as distinguished from the development of the individual organism.
badly put together : crude
anticipation: as. a : the representation or assumption of a future act or development as if presently existing or accomplished // the anticipation of possible objections in order to answer them in advance. 2. the assigning of a person, event, e
the supposed transmigration at death of the soul of a human being or animal into a new body of the same or a different species.
ask for or obtain (something to which one is not strictly entitled).
a union or attempted fusion of different religions, cultures, or philosophies — like Halloween, which has both Christian and pagan roots, or the combination of Aristotelian philosophy with the belief system of the early punk rock practitioners.
an artificial, highly elaborate way of writing or speaking.
Relating to or characterized by prophecy; prophetic.
make or become opaque.
a downward slope.
tending to produce conformity by violent or arbitrary means
whirl a spiral; a vortex.
A property of certain perceptions, memories and other acts of cognition which, though not in the strictest sense true -- since truth is usually considered an exclusive property of propositions and judgments -- tend to form true propositions. Non-veridical cognitions including illusions and hallucinations though not in themselves false are deceptive and foster falsity and error
a mixture of vegetables or fruit cut into small pieces and served as a salad.
a medley or jumble.
write or compose
derived from a Greek word tmēsis that means “to cut”. It is a rhetorical device. It involves the breaking down of a phrase or a word into two parts. In simpler words, tmesis is an insertion of a word between a word, a compound word or a phrase (phrasal verbs usually). It is a practice of dividing a phrase or word into its components by inserting another word in the middle of that phrase or word. Tmesis is commonly employed in words that have more than three syllables. Let us examine these two examples of tmesis to have a better understanding of this device.
an unfounded rumor or story.
"the old canard that LA is a cultural wasteland"
a small winglike projection attached to an aircraft forward of the main wing to provide extra stability or control, sometimes replacing the tail.
an astronomical term describing the angle of tilt of the Earth's axis of rotation. In technical jargon, it is the angle between the plane of the Earth's equator and the plane of the Earth's orbit around the Sun.
a grand extinct wild ox that inhabited Europe, Asia and North Africa. It is the ancestor of domestic cattle. The species survived in Europe until the last recorded aurochs died in the Jaktorów Forest,
An obituary notice or article.
a female first name of Irish and Scottish origin. Its meaning is fervent
having a pearly, iridescent appearance.
a broad, straplike muscle in the back of the neck. It pulls on the base of the skullfrom the vertebrae in the neck and upper thorax. It is involved in movements such as shaking the head.
experience or capacity for experience of the divine illumination; especially : intense absorption in religious devotion
rare, exotic, or obscure.
a person who specialises in the study of Lepidoptera, members of an order encompassing moths and the three superfamilies of butterflies, skipper butterflies, and moth-butterflies.
circular relationships between cause and effect. Areflexive relationship is bidirectional with both the cause and the effect affecting one another in a relationship in which neither can be assigned as causes or effects.
to suppress quietly or indirectly
In a hum; humming:
an expounder or textual interpreter, especially of scripture.
a moral fable, especially one with animals as characters.
to refer to the costumed characters that feature in some traditional seasonal customs, processions and similar observances around the world. They are particularly associated with May Day celebrations,
a holy place. // a chapel for seamen. // starlet's last name
an early Jewish interpretation of or commentary on a Biblical text, clarifying or expounding a point of law or developing or illustrating a moral principle.
A sacred marriage.
a slave or prostitute in the service of a temple (as in ancient Greece)
an original or indigenous inhabitant of a place; an aborigine.
(of a day or a month) inserted in the calendar to harmonize it with the solar year, e.g., February 29 in leap years.
a branch of geology which studies rock layers (strata) and layering (stratification). It is primarily used in the study of sedimentary and layered volcanic rocks.
physical, real, or factual existence. "Ontic" describes what is there, as opposed to the nature or properties of that being.
the amalgamation or attempted amalgamation of different religions, cultures, or schools of thought.
the merging of different inflectional varieties of a word during the development of a language.
any of the four ages of the life of the world.
the study of religious doctrines of salvation. Salvation theory occupies a place of special significance in many religions.
boundless; The apeiron has generally been understood as a sort of primal chaos. It acts as the substratum supporting opposites such as hot and cold, wet and dry, and directed the movement of things, by which there grew up all of the host of shapes and differences which are found in the world. Out of the vague and limitless body there sprang a central mass — this earth of ours — cylindrical in shape. A sphere of fire surrounded the air around the earth and had originally clung to it like the bark round a tree. When it broke, it created the sun, the moon and the stars.[
conflagration; what happened before the big bang? The explanation, according to the ekpyrotic theory, is that the big bang was actually a big bounce, a transition from a previous epoch of contraction to the present epoch of expansion. The key events that shaped our universe occurred before the bounce, and, in a cyclic version, the universe bounces at regular intervals
a group of seven
: a period of seven days : week
change in one's way of life resulting from penitence or spiritual conversion.
an instrument of thought, especially a means of reasoning or a system of logic.
an attendant in a gambling casino who rakes in money or chips and pays winners at a gaming table.
concerning interpretation, especially of the Bible or literary texts. .. a method or theory of interpretation.
earlier; nearer the front, especially situated in the front of the body or nearer to the head.
of or denoting continuing action.
a traditional or recurrent narrative theme or plot structure.
a set of beliefs or assumptions about something.
This method of execution was used in 18th-century Colonial United States following slave revolts. The condemned was tied to a large wooden wheel, which was rotated slowly while the executioner struck down on his limbs with an iron bar or hammer, breaking the bones. This was usually done in public places, and the victim's broken body was left out on display.
bed of procrustus
different lengths or sizes or properties are fitted to an arbitrary standard
a function; an operator. another term for function word.
a type of shot employed in the film industry in which the frame encompasses a view of two people (the subjects).
the existence of a substance and especially an element in two or more different forms (as of crystals) usually in the same phase
a chain which leads, through syntagmatic analysis, to understanding of how a sequence of events forms a narrative.
a strong cotton or linen cloth used especially for curtains and upholstery
a critical or discursive introduction to a book.
of, relating to, or consisting of a vowel or vowels.
showing or pointing out directly
Effective at persuading someone to do something.
The power of controlling or modifying involuntary bodily functions, such as the pulse, temperature, or digestion.
a detailed discussion of a particular point in a book, usually in an appendix.
a digression in a written text.
fool or hoax
words and phrases, such as “me” or “here”, that cannot be fully understood without additional contextual information -- in this case, the identity of the speaker (“me”) and the speaker's location (“here”).
a standing, iutting, or strouting, out
a cylindrical or conical military hat with a brim and a plume or pom-pom.
an extensive chain of mountains or mountain ranges.
a pouting expression used to convey annoyance or distaste.
a vivid description of a scene or, more commonly, a work of art. Through the imaginative act of narrating and reflecting on the “action” of a painting or sculpture, the poet may amplify and expand its meaning.
a yellow-flowered shrub of the pea family, the leaves of which are modified to form spines, native to western Europe and North Africa.
having or showing shrewdness and good judgment, especially in money or business matters.
an interpreter especially in the early church.
a brown floury powder extracted from the carob bean, used as a substitute for chocolate.
large shrub or small tree, and the name of the fruit of this tree
a passage, movement, or composition marked to be performed in a slow tempo and dignified in style.
a creature having one foot. 3. (sometimes initial capital letter) one of a mythological people having only one foot
a French word for "play, game"
fertile; abundant; fruitful
of large quantity; complimentary or flattering to an excessive degree.