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term:onomatopoeia = the use of a word whose sound imitates or suggests its meaning. ex: crash, bang, hiss, crunch, buzz

A
the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen
word
a unit of language that native speakers can identify
mean
an average of n numbers computed by adding some function of the numbers and dividing by some function of n
ex
a woman who was formerly a particular man's wife
sound
the particular auditory effect produced by a given cause
imitation
the doctrine that representations of nature or human behavior should be accurate imitations
OR
a room in a hospital equipped for the performance of surgical operations
words
language that is spoken or written
rope-a-dope
a boxing tactic: pretending to be trapped against the ropes while your opponenet wears himself out throwing punches
word
a promise
crash
a serious accident (usually involving one or more vehicles)
sound
the sudden occurrence of an audible event
rat-a-tat
a series of short sharp taps (as made by strokes on a drum or knocks on a door)
bang
a vigorous blow
tug-of-war
a contest in which teams pull of opposite ends of a rope
crash
(computer science) an event that causes a computer system to become inoperative
prior(a)
earlier in time
succeeding(a)
coming after or following
fore(a)
located anteriorly
hind(a)
located at or near the back of an animal
hibernating(a)
in a condition of biological rest or suspended animation
plant-eating(a)
(of animals) feeding on plants
motivative(a)
impelling to action
self-confessed(a)
owned up to
purported(a)
commonly put forth or accepted as true on inconclusive grounds
would-be(a)
unfilled or frustrated in realizing an ambition
bare(a)
lacking in amplitude or quantity
constructive-metabolic(a)
of or relating to anabolism
isolating(a)
relating to or being a language in which each word typically expresses a distinct idea and part of speech and syntactical relations are determined almost exclusively by word order and particles
out-of-the-box thinking
thinking that moves away in diverging directions so as to involve a variety of aspects and which sometimes lead to novel ideas and solutions
Prince-of-Wales plume
New Zealand with pinnate fronds and a densely woolly stalks
man-on-a-horse
an edible agaric with yellow gills and a viscid yellow cap that has a brownish center
use
(economics) the utilization of economic goods to satisfy needs or in manufacturing
suggest
call to mind or evoke
word
put into words or an expression
crash
move violently as through a barrier
Word
the divine word of God
pride-of-India
tree of northern India and China having purple blossoms and small inedible yellow fruits
thrown-away(a)
thrown away
lee(a)
towards the side away from the wind
under-the-counter
done or sold illicitly and secretly;
rightful(a)
having a legally established claim
running(a)
measured lengthwise
cross-section(a)
representing a plane made by cutting across something at right angles to its length
young-bearing(a)
capable of producing eggs and bearing offspring
peak(a)
approaching or constituting a maximum
red carpet(a)
special treatment or hospitality
sheer(a)
complete and without restriction or qualification
arrant(a)
without qualification
crashing(a)
(used of persons) informal intensifiers
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