Total or partial loss of the ability to perform coordinated movements or manipulate objects in the absence of motor or sensory impairment
a body of water, such as a creek or small river, that is a tributary of a larger body of water. A sluggish stream that meanders through lowlands, marshes, or plantation grounds.
One that collaborates with an enemy occupation force; quisling; traitor; turncoat; fifth columnist.
decrescendo (adv. and adj.)
(Music) with gradually diminishing force or loudness. Use chiefly as a direction; a gradual decrease in force or loudness.
a body of qualified voters; the dignity or territory of an elector of the Holy Roman Empire.
or or relating to a family; occurring or tending to occur among members of a family, usually by heredity: familial traits; familial disease.
fabricated and nonmeaningful speech, especially speech associated with a trance state or certain schizophrenic syndroms; (see gift of tongues): an ecstatic utterance that is partly or wholly unintelligible to hearers, especially such an utterance considered as a charismatic gift in certain Christian congregations; also called speaking in tongues.
a structure of hexagonal, thin-walled cells constructed from beeswax by honeybees to hold honey and larvae; something resembling this structure in configuration or pattern; verb: to fill with holes or compartments; to form in or cover with a pattern like that of a honeycomb.
energy that lies dormant at the base of the spine until it is activated, as by the practice of yoga, and channeled upward through the chakras in the process of spiritual perfection; also referred to as the curled serpent power.
terseness or succinctness of style or expression; conciseness; pithiness
a country of southeast Asia consisting of the southern Malay Peninsula and the northern part of the island of Borneo. First visited by Europeans in the 16th century, it was a union and later federation of British colonies and protectorates from 1946 until independence was achieved in 1963. Kuala Lumpur is the capital and the largest city. Pop: 13,486,433
Greek mythology: a giant hunter, pursuer of the Pleiades and lover of Eos, killed by Artemis. 2. A constellation in the celestial equator near Gemini and Taurus, containing the stars Betelgeuse and Rigel.
residuum (noun); residua (plural)
something remaining after removal of a part; a residue; remainder. In law, the remainder of a testator's estate after all claims, debts, and bequests are satisfied; remainder; balance; residue; remnant; remains.
to rub, crush, grind, or pound into fine particles or a powder; pulverize; Most commonly used when referring to drugs.
via media (noun)
the middle course or way.
a region or eastern Africe, comprising Zanzibar Island and several adjacent islands off the northeast coast of Tanzania. Formerly a British protectorate, it became independent in 1963, and a republic after an uprising in January 1964. In April 1964, it joined Tanganyika to form a new republic, Tanzania. Founded in the 16th century as a Portuguese trading post, it was a major center of the East African ivory trade in the 19th century. Pop. 110,699.