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- One of the tiles or squares of a tessellated pavement; an abaculus.
- The act of abasing, humbling, or bringing low.
- The state of being abased or humbled; humiliation.
- In an abashed manner.
- The state of being abashed; embarrassment from shame.
- The state, term, or office of an abbot; abbacy.
- Lacking a germ or bud. 1976
- A building that houses bathing and toilet facilities on a military base.
- Abnormal; irregular; misshapen.
- Agent noun of abolish; one who abolishes.
- Affected by an abscess.
- A plant hormone controlling the dropping off or abscission of certain plant parts, notably the leaves of trees in autumn or cotton bolls.
- A person who absconds.
- Relating to the common wormwood or to an acid obtained from it.
- The principal compound found in wormwood (Artemisia absinthium), having a bitter taste: C15H20O4 1976
- A monoterpene ketone that is a major constituent of the essential oil of wormwood, C10H16O; thujone.
- Having the ability or tendency to absorb; able to soak up liquid easily; absorptive.
- Anything which absorbs.
- The vessels by which the processes of absorption are carried on, as the lymphatics in animals, the extremities of the roots in plants.
- Any substance which absorbs and neutralizes acid fluid in the stomach and bowels, as magnesia, chalk, etc.; also a substance, e.g., iodine, which acts on the absorbent vessels so as to reduce enlarged and indurated parts.
- A liquid used in the process of separating gases or volatile liquids, in oil refining.
- Engrossing, that sustains someone's interest.
- Allowing a process to enter it, but not to leave it.
- Agent noun of abstain; one who abstains; especially, one who abstains from something, such as the use of alcohol or drugs, or one who abstains for religious reasons; one who practices self-denial.
- A philosophy which holds that the universe is chaotic and irrational and that any attempt to impose order will ultimately fail.
- Absurdity, something that is absurd
- An advocate of absurdism, in particular a writer of absurd topics.
- Of, or relating to absurdism.
- That which is absurd; an absurd action; a logical contradiction.
- quality of being absurd or inconsistent with obvious truth, reason, or sound judgment.
- In an abusive manner; rudely; with abusive language.
- Very; incredibly; profoundly; to an extreme degree; dreadfully.
- Ethiopian; Abyssinian. 1976
- An academic philosopher. Lesley, ed. The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary. 5th. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003.
- An academician.
- an academic.
- Having no capsule.
- An infestation with, or disease caused by mites or ticks.
- The act of kindling or the state of being kindled; ignition.
- Someone who accedes to some act, now especially a crime; one who contributes as an assistant or instigator to the commission of an offense.
- Accompanying as a subordinate; additional; accessory; especially, uniting in, or contributing to, a crime, but not as chief actor. See accessory.
- A coming to; the act of acceding and becoming joined
- Increase by something added; that which is added; augmentation from without.
- A mode of acquiring property, by which the owner of a corporeal substance which receives an addition by growth, or by labor, has a right to the part or thing added, or the improvement (provided the thing is not changed into a different species).
- The act by which one power becomes party to engagements already in force between other powers.
- The act of coming to or reaching a throne, an office, or dignity.
- The invasion, approach, or commencement of a disease; a fit or paroxysm.
- Access; admittance.
- To make a record of (additions to a collection).
- Relating to an act of access.
- Having a secondary, supplementary or subordinate function by accompanying as a subordinate; aiding in a secondary way; being additional; being connected as an incident or subordinate to a principal; contributing or being contributory. Said of people and things, and, when of people, usually in a bad sense
- Assisting a crime without actually participating in committing the crime itself.
- Present in a minor amount, and not essential.
- Something that belongs to part of another main thing; something additional and subordinate, an attachment.
- An article that completes one's basic outfit, such as a scarf or gloves.
- A person who is not present at a crime, but contributes to it as an assistant or instigator.
- Something in a work of art without being indispensably necessary, for example solely ornamental parts.
- sloping upward; rising like a hillside.
- The act of physically confronting a person.
- Liable to be accused or censured; chargeable with a crime or fault; blamable; -- with of
- in an accusable manner, in a manner chargeable with crime or fault
- A male accuser;The Oxford English Dictionary (2007)
- lacking vertebral centra
- calcified concretions near the pineal gland; brain sand
- The quality of being acescent; the process of acetous fermentation; a moderate degree of sourness.
- The quality of being acetous; sourness.
- A neuromuscular problem where a ring of muscles is unable to fully relax.
- Of or pertaining to acheiria (lacking one or both hands)
- colorless; achromatic
- Slightly sour; sub-acid; sourish.
- The physical quality of a space for performing music.
- The science of sounds, teaching their nature, phenomena and laws.
- A group of acalephs that includes most of the larger jellyfish
- bitterness or acerbity
- An acrid taste or smell.
- Material derived from the Golgi apparatus from which the acrosome develops during spermatogenesis.
- A type of embryonic cell forming a layer external to the mesoblast.
- The sprout at the end of a seed when it begins to germinate.
- To put forth the first sprout.
- A spore borne at the extremity of the cells of fructification in fungi.
- A shareholder in a joint-stock company.
- One taking part in the actionism movement.
- The state or quality associated with being an actor.
- Belief that actuality and existence are co‐extensive: i.e., that only actual things exist, that there are not, in addition to the actual, any possibility (possible entities).
- A proponent of actualism.
- Terminating in a flat, narrow end.
- Characterized by acumen; keen.
- The quality of being acute or pointed
- The faculty of precise discernment or perception; sensitiveness
- Shrillness; high pitch; – said of sounds.
- Violence of a disease, which brings it speedily to a crisis.
- Shrewdness, quickness of mind
- The capital and only settlement of the
- A village in Ireland
- A in Maryland.
- A borough in Pennsylvania.
- The state or quality of being addle.
- Listed with sufficient routing information to reach a destination.
- Having been the audience for an address, speech or presentation.
- The person or organization to which something, such as a letter or message, is addressed or sent, for whom the item is intended.
- A person who gives an address or speech.
- A person who addresses (applies an address to an object to be delivered to a particular location).
- A machine that addresses.
- A provisional name for a plant which has not had its flowers botanically examined, and therefore has not been referred to its proper genus.
- Having coalescent or clustered filaments.
- The quality of being adept.
- obesity; the state of being fat
- the fat in fatty tissue
- Tending to adjust.
- To measure.
- To apportion.
- To survey and lay off a due portion to, as of dower in real estate or of pasture held in common.
- The act or practice of admitting.
- Power or permission to enter; admittance; entrance; access; power to approach.
- The granting of an argument or position not fully proved; the act of acknowledging something asserted; acknowledgment; concession.
- Acquiescence or concurrence in a statement made by another, and distinguishable from a confession in that an admission presupposes prior inquiry by another, but a confession may be made without such inquiry.
- A fact, point, or statement admitted; as, admission made out of court are received in evidence
- Declaration of the bishop that he approves of the presentee as a fit person to serve the cure of the church to which he is presented.
- The cost or fee associated with attendance or entry.
- Tending to admit or allow.
- Pertaining to admission.
- Growing to or on something else.
- inflammation of the adnexa of the uterus, i.e. the fallopian tubes or ovaries
- To denote additionally.
- a substance which has been adsorbed
- Tending to adsorb.
- The solid or liquid in the process of adsorption on which the adsorbate accumulates.
- The state or quality of being an adult.
- In an adverse manner.
- An adverting or turning towards; attention.
- The state of adverse conditions; state of misfortune or calamity.
- An event that is adverse; calamity.
- To notify (someone) of something; to call someone's attention to something.
- To give (especially public) notice of (something); to announce publicly.
- To provide information about a person or goods and services to influence others.
- To provide public information about (a product, service etc.) in order to attract public awareness and increase sales.
- Worthy of being recommended; desirable.
- Capable of being advised or willing to be advised.
- Wisely, in an advisable manner.
- With intentionality; deliberately.
- The murderer of Agamemnon and lover of his wife Clytemnestra.
- An acrobat performing high off the ground, defying a fall to earth, as on a trapeze or a tightrope.
- The region of the atmosphere above which it is not possible for aircraft to fly
- A device used to collect dust particles, spores etc from the air for subsequent analysis.
- The branch of meteorology that involves the scientific examination of the various properties and composition of the atmosphere, and their variation
- divination by observation of the sky
- The atmosphere of the Earth and the region of space around it.
- The industry concerned with aircraft, missiles, satellites and spacecraft.
- Of, or relating to the Earth's atmosphere and nearby space.
- Of, or relating to the science, technology and industry associated with aircraft, missiles, satellites and spacecraft.
- Movement of an organism either towards or away from a region of higher oxygen content.
- Executed in a workmanlike manner; ingeniously made.
- Of a previously stated list, the earlier of the list items, usually the first in two or three mentioned list items.
- The last milk that is obtained when milking a cow. Often considered the poorest quality of milk.
- The last of any substance that is of a poorer quality than the earlier substance, e.g. the dregs of coffee.
- Nearest the stern of a vessel; hindmost.
- Wise after the fact.
- In an ageless manner.
- Impotence; sterility.
- The position or office of an agent.
- agency; means of effecting something
- The state or quality of being agile; agility.
- The taking in by any one of other people's livestock to graze at a certain rate.
- A charge or rate against lands
- The taking and feeding of other people's cattle in the king's forests; the price paid for such a feeding.
- Whose teeth are not specialized, especially whose teeth lack grooves for venom.
- Afflicted by or characteristic of agnathia.
- Of or relating to contests that were originally participated in by the Ancient Greeks; athletic.
- Characterised by conflict or hostility.
- Argumentative, combative.
- Pertaining to an agonist.
- A king of Persia, later identified with Xerxes.
- definition the Wandering Jew.
- Without an aim, purpose or direction; in an aimless manner.
- A village in Greater Manchester, England
- A village in British Columbia, Canada
- An unincorporated community in Ross Townsip, Lake County, Indiana, United States, now defunct
- A city in Iowa, United States
- A city in Nebraska, United States, and the county seat of Brown County.
- A town in Wisconsin, United States
- A state park in Oregon, United States
- In a airless manner; without air.
- A flow or current of air.
- The flow of air around an object.
- Without an aisle.
- Lively and joyfully involved.
- One of a sect of freethinkers among the Muslims.
- A lead-silicon mineral found in Mexico.
- Becoming white or whitish; moderately white.
- congenital lack of melanin pigmentation in the skin, eyes, and hair or feathers (or more rarely only in the eyes); the condition of being albino
- A sum of money paid as a reward to the bearer of good news.
- Of or pertaining to alburnum.
- To change something's properties by means of alchemy.
- A town in Hampshire, England.
- The quality of being alert or on the alert; briskness; nimbleness; activity.
- of (person)
- The Aleutian Islands.
- One of the twin sons of Heracles and Hebe, guardian, along with his twin Anicetus and his father, of the gates of Mount Olympus.
- A city in the Bay of Gibraltar, in the Spanish province of Andalusia.
- The state or quality of being algid.
- The condition of being alien
- Having wings; winged
- The state or quality of being alike.
- The result or product of being alike.
- Relating to expansions of the nasal septum.
- The state of being alive; exuberance, intensity.
- An abnormally increased alkalinity in the blood.
- A doctor who specializes in the treatment of allergies.
- cytoplasm that has been modified to form cilia or flagella
- Deposits of sediment formed over a long period of time by rivers; layers of alluvium.
- A woman who depends on the receipt of alms; a female beggar.
- A mineral made up of hydrous subsilicate of calcium, ferrous iron, magnesium, and sodium occurring in amorphous brown-to-violet masses.
- The state of being alone; solitude, isolation.
- Along the side; by the side; side by side with.
- Together with or at the same time.
- The state of being aloof
- One who undertakes to cure or prevent baldness.
- An aragonite mineral consisting of an isomorphous mixture of calcium and barium carbonates.
- Placed in the manner of an altar, against the eastern wall of the chancel with the longer side parallel to that wall.
- An arrangement of lenses and mirrors making it possible to see around obstructing objects.
- To coat with a layer of aluminium.
- of or pertaining to alumina or alum
- Capable of being amassed.
- Any form of blindness that is accompanied by no obvious change to the eye; often the result of disease of the optic nerve
- Roundabout; vague.
- Open to multiple interpretations.
- Vague and unclear.
- Hesitant; uncertain; not taking sides.
- Possessing, or controlled by ambition; greatly or inordinately desirous of power, honor, office, superiority, or other distinction.
- Strongly desirous—followed by "of" or the infinitive; as, ambitious to be or to do something.
- Resulting from, characterized by, or indicating, ambition; showy; aspiring.
- Hard to achieve.
- Having the qualities of ambrosia; delicious.
- Pertaining to or worthy of the gods.
- Succulently sweet or fragrant; balmy, divine.
- An ambush; a trap laid for an enemy.
- The place in which troops lie hidden for an ambush.
- The body of troops lying in ambush.
- To lie in wait for, or to attack from a covert or lurking place; to waylay.
- The quality of being pleasant or agreeable, whether in respect to situation, climate, manners, or disposition; pleasantness; civility; suavity; gentleness.
- A type of asbestos with long, soft, thin fibers.
- In the middle of a ship, either longitudinally or laterally.
- Usually in the line of the keel, but sometimes halfway between bow and stern; often contracted to “midships.” (FM 55-501).
- On the flank, at a vulnerable place.
- Liable to be lost.
- The state or quality of being amiss.
- That has been given amnesty; whose past offences have been forgiven.
- Doctrine which advocates ignoring moral issues and norms.
- One who practises or who advocates amoralism.
- Pertaining or devoted to love; amatory.
- The quality of being amorous.
- In an amorous or loving manner.
- An amorphous quality.
- lacking a definite form or clear shape
- being without definite character or nature
- lacking organization or unity
- in the non-crystalline solid state of a typically crystalline solid
- infinite and not the disjoint union of two infinite subsets
- A small siliceous spicule having a denticulate wheel at each end, found in freshwater sponges.
- The property of being ample.
- In an amusing manner.
- A pancreatic form of amylase.
- A pyridine alkaloid similar to nicotine, found in a close relative of the common tobacco plant, formerly used as an insecticide.
- A state of suspended animation, especially during extreme drought; the act of recovering from this state.
- The constructive metabolism of the body, as distinguished from catabolism.
- The substitution of a long for a short syllable (or vice versa) to break up the rhythm of a poem.
- reflection or refraction of light or sound.
- The forced bending of a joint.
- The choice of an object of libidinal attachment on the basis of a resemblance to early childhood protective and parental figures.
- A stage of the Ancient Greek judicial process in which all of the evidence is produced prior to the trial.
- An interrogation that provokes its subject to make explicit his or her underlying assumptions and deeply held values.
- A dialog or plot event that causes a character to reveal his or her beliefs and motivations.
- An unstressed syllable at the start of a verse.
- An unstressed note or notes before the first strong beat (or downbeat) of a phrase.
- Mystical interpretations or studies, especially of the Scriptures.
- of, common other spelling.
- A form of flashback in which earlier parts of a narrative are related to others that have already been narrated
- Recovery of strength after sickness.
- A kind of epileptic attack, originating from gastric disorder.
- The absence of the sense of pain while remaining conscious.
- An argument from cause to effect; an a priori argument.
- investigation of things by the analogy they bear to each other
- Having analogy; corresponding to something else; bearing some resemblance or proportion;—often followed by "to".
- Functionally similar, but arising through convergent evolution rather than being homologous.
- A person who undergoes psychoanalysis; one who is analysed.
- The principles governing any of various forms of analysis.
- The ability to recall past events; recollection.
- The medical history of a patient.
- The mention of the past; quotation of exemplary authors from memory to establish one's authority.
- Lacking stamens; devoid of male parts in plants
- Destitute of flowers; flowerless.
- of, or relating to, or composed of an anapest.
- of, or relating to, one of the distinct beats in a (human?) heartbeat pattern.
- of, or relating to, a rhythmic pattern used in certain forms of poetry (see also limeric or limerick).
- of, or relating to, certain beats in specific types of drum rhythms, e.g. specific beats within the part played by the "surdo" drum. Surdo literally means "deaf" in Brasilian Portuguese, and the surdo drums play the bass parts in a samba rhythm as performed by a batucada (drumming ensemble) during the Carnaval celebration.
- A verse that contains anapestic feet
- Relating to the anaphase.
- A reversion of differentiation in cells that is characteristic of malignancy in tumours
- The restoration of lost parts or the normal shape by the use of healthy tissue.
- epenthesis of a vowel – insertion of a vowel; svarabhakti. For example, the middle ‘ in or use of infixes and in coining English words on classical roots.
- The belief that proposes the absence and abolition of hierarchy and authority in most forms.
- (specifically), a political and philosophical belief that all forms of involuntary rule or government are undesirable, unnecessary, or unethical, and that society could function without a ruler or involuntary government (a state).
- a recovery from a debilitating condition, especially irradiation of human tissue
- resurrection, especially the resurrection of Jesus Christ
- of or pertaining to anastasis
- The application of the principles of anatomy, as in art.
- The doctrine that the anatomical structure explains all the phenomena of the organism or of animal life.
- One who studies, teaches, writes on, or does research on anatomy and anatomical structures.
- A thing that is out of its proper place; the geographic counterpart to anachronism.
- Of, pertaining to, derived from, or possessed by, an ancestor or ancestors
- A female anchorite. A woman who chooses to withdraw from the world to live a solitary life of prayer and contemplation.
- an anchorwoman
- Pertaining to, or composed of andesite
- The main character of a common folktale that is included in the Aarne–Thompson classification system as type 156.
- Showing no obvious relation between stress and strain.
- of, or pertaining to, anestrus
- not estrous
- A freshwater fish, tropical cichlids of the genus
- A marine fish of the family Pomacanthidae, common on shallow tropical reefs.
- With respect to an angle; angularly.
- Expert on English studies.
- A former county and province of France, nearly corresponding to the modern-day Charente département, with Angoulême as its capital.
- The state of being angry.
- Feeling anguish; experiencing extreme discomfort or discontent.
- Without definite structure.
- having little or no water
- having no water of crystallization
- The conviction that artists should not depict human beings.
- The conviction that artists should not depict religious figures such as divinities or prophets.
- The state or quality of being anile.
- A disease due to inhaling the poisonous fumes present in the manufacture of aniline.
- Resembling an animal
- The doctrine that humans are merely animals, and lack any spirituality.
- The enjoyment of physical appetites.
- One who believes in the dominance of man's animal nature in behavior.
- A sensualist.
- One who believes that microorganisms cause disease.
- A writer of animal stories.
- A painter or sculptor whose primary subject is animals.
- Pertaining to or possessing an animate nonphysical nature; having a mental or spiritual nature.
- Relating to mind or spirit; spiritual.
- The belief that everything is pervaded with a life-force giving each inanimate object a consciousness or personality, but not a soul as in animism.
- Of or pertaining to animism.
- Violent hatred leading to active opposition; active enmity; energetic dislike.
- Any of three three isomeric forms of the aromatic amine methoxyaniline; they are toxic, and are used in the synthesis of azo dyes and pharmaceuticals
- A form of sexual bonding involving partners of unusually widely differing ages.
- Sexual reproduction involving the union or fusion of two dissimilar gametes.
- Stiffened or inflexible, with regard to the bones or joints; figuratively, stiff, cramped, rigid.
- The growing together of bones to form a single unit.
- The stiffening of a joint as the result of such abnormal fusion.
- An onset of stiffness or inflexibility.
- The capital city of the state of Maryland in the United States of America
- The located in the above city.
- One who writes for, or edits, an annual.
- the state or quality of being anomalous.
- an anomaly.
- the theory that language was arbitrary in its origin, or without any natural analogy between names and the things named.
- An advocate of anomalism
- Deviating from the normal; marked by incongruity or contradiction; aberrant or abnormal.
- Of uncertain or unknown categorization; strange.
- Having anomalies.
- Lacking olfactory organs, and so having no sense of smell; anosmic.
- Failure of bone formation, or atrophy of bones
- Of or relating to (c.1033-1109), philosopher and theologian, or his ontological argument for the existence of God.
- Having the extremities terminate in the heads of eagles, lions, etc.
- The act of giving an answer.
- The primordial man/humanity.
- Opposing the social system of caste.
- The state or quality of being antic.
- Preventing, or countering the effects of frost.
- The inhibition of lysis
- One who opposes Freemasonry.
- Intended to reduce environmental noise.
- Capable of neutralizing another noise.
- A sound wave, of the same amplitude but of opposite phase to that of an unwanted sound, that can neutralize the unwanted sound using destructive interference.
- name, notably borne by the thirteen kings of the Seleucid dynasty.
- an Italian starter for a meal; normally a cold assortment of salami, cheese, seafood and vegetables
- A difference in phase (of two waves) of 180°
- Describing a boundary between an ordered phase and a disordered or random phase
- A polyhedron composed of two parallel copies of some particular polygon, connected by an alternating band of triangles.
- An antiquary; a collector of antiques.
- Countering or preventing scale (the mineral deposit).
- The mirror image, or shadow, of a planet, based upon a line of reference which is the axis of 0 Cancer/0 Capricorn (the position of the sun at the solstices).
- A serum prepared from human or animal sources containing antibodies specific for combatting an infectious disease.
- opposite to the sun (from the Earth)
- A metrical foot composed of an iambus and a trochee
- Opposed to or combating a particular state or government
- Opposed to or against the establishment or existence of trusts (monopolies), usually referring to legislation.
- Opposing or preventing waste.
- Any of several passerine bird species of various genera in the antbird (Thamnophilidae) family.
- In an anxious manner; with painful uncertainty; solicitously.
- The state or quality of being apart.
- The result or product of being apart.