adj. Capable of preventing infection by inhibiting the growth of microorganisms. adj. Devoid of enlivening or enriching qualities. adj. Free of disturbing or unpleasant features; sanitized
n. an act of appearing or becoming visible unexpectedly. n. A sudden or unusual sight. n. In astronomy, the first appearance of a star or other luminary after having been obscured: opposed to occultation.
v. To take into custody; arrest. v. To grasp mentally; understand. v. To become conscious of, as through the emotions or senses; perceive.
an abusive attack on a person's character or good name. n. The act of defaming or slandering. n. A sprinkling, especially with holy water.
v. To affirm positively; declare. v. Law To assert formally as a fact. n. plural Live stock; cattle; domestic animals.