The Custom House
Terms in this set (37)
To repel, cancel, abolish, do away with
of a person's habits: sparing. moderate, not self indulgent, esp. in food and drink.
Abstract of law
Law, an outline history of the title to a parcel of real estate, showing the original grant, the subsequent conveyances, mortgages, etc...
the member of British Gentry's court next to the mayor.
of doubtful authenticity (esp. of some early Christian texts resembling the NT); invented.
abandoning of what one believed in as a faith, etc...
the sudden, usually marked loss of bodily function due to rupture or occlusion of a blood vessel. 2. Hemorrhage into the tissue of any organ, especially the brain. (a stroke)
canonization: deified ideal or highest development
suitable; well-adapted; pertinent; relevant; apt: A ~ answer
to assert often
the gelatinous substance in turtles regarded as a delicacy--dull green next to upper shell.
the gelatinous substance in turtles regarded as a delicacy--yellow next to lower shell.
to admit formally to a list of saints; regard as a saint; sanction by sanction by church auhority.
swiftness of living movement.
of or dependent on alms; charitable; gratuitous
substitute, imitation, fake...
To show plainly; to make clear.
Exigent / Exigeant
1. requiring immediate action or aid; urgent; pressing. 2. requiring a great deal, or more than is reasonable.
scanty, meager; small; slender
the study of human body movement.
the branch of mechanics that deals with the actions of forces in producing or changing the motion of masses. ~ energy is the energy of a body or a system with respect to the motion of the body or of the particles in the system.
any position that brings profit without much work. (Sine ='s without. Cure='s care)
Extended to great, unnecessary or tedious length; long and wordy
To talk excessively and pointlessly; to babble. 2. To utter in empty or foolish talk. She prated of the good old days.
fierce, cruel, savagely brutal. 2. brutally harsh, vitriolic; scathing. 3. aggressively hostile; belligerent.
characteristic of the 12 apostles
Profit arising from employment; compensation for services, salary or fees. Tips are this in addition to wages.
A biologically or non-biologically related ancestor 2. one who originates, first sets a direction or acts as a model, predecessor.
Commanding respect because of great age or impressive dignity; honorable; worthy of veneration or reverence because of high office or noble character 2. hallowed by religious, historic or other lofty associations.
to praise, extol
praiseworthy or commendable
to decline in physical, mental or moral qualities, having lost or become impaired with respect to the qualities proper to the race in kind.
a storm characterized by extensive current of wind rushing with great velocity and violence, especially one attended with rain, hail or snow. A violent storm. 2. a violent commotion, disturbance or tumult.
tumultuous, turbulent, resembling a violent storm
pertaining to one's birth, presiding over one's birth or 3. (of places) native
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