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a subordinate or supplementary part, object, or the like, used mainly for convenience, attractiveness, safety, etc., as a spotlight on an automobile or a lens cover on a camera.
a portable wind instrument having a large bellows for forcing air through small metal reeds, a keyboard for the right hand, and buttons for sounding single bass notes or chords for the left hand.
in or belonging to the air or operating (for or by means of aircraft or elevated cables) in the air
characterized by or tending toward unprovoked offensives, attacks, invasions, or the like; militantly forward or menacing
to a complete degree or to the full or entire extent ('whole' is often used informally for 'wholly')
marked by deliberate deceptiveness especially by pretending one set of feelings and acting under the influence of another
a substance that destroys micro-organisms that carry disease without harming body tissues
the profession of designing buildings and environments with consideration for their esthetic effect
a paste-up made by sticking together pieces of paper or photographs to form an artistic image
a commissioned military officer in the United States Army or Air Force or Marines who ranks above a lieutenant colonel and below a brigadier general
an ability to understand the meaning or importance of something (or the knowledge acquired as a result)
any of various groups of stars to which definite names have been given, as Ursa Major, Ursa Minor, Boötes, Cancer, Orion.
drawing a figure satisfying certain conditions as part of solving a problem or proving a theorem
a statistic characterizing human populations (or segments of human populations broken down by age or sex or income etc.)
the length of a straight line passing through the center of a circle and connecting two points on the circumference
a discharge pipe with a valve and spout at which water may be drawn from the mains of waterworks
a nonmetallic univalent element that is normally a colorless and odorless highly flammable diatomic gas
an acute viral disease of the nervous system of warm-blooded animals (usually transmitted by the bite of a rabid animal)
the reasoning involved in drawing a conclusion or making a logical judgment on the basis of circumstantial evidence and prior conclusions rather than on the basis of direct observation
march aggressively into another's territory by military force for the purposes of conquest and occupation
records and presents topics of current interest to the public through news media; journalists present facts and describe situations without attempting to interpret them.
an optical instrument in which bits of glass, held loosely at the end of a rotating tube, are shown in continually changing symmetrical forms by reflection in two or more mirrors set at angles to each other.
a deliberative body of persons, usually elective, who are empowered to make, change, or repeal the laws of a country or state; the branch of government having the power to make laws, as distinguished from the executive and judicial branches of government.
a heelless shoe made entirely of soft leather, as deerskin, with the sole brought up and attached to a piece of u -shaped leather on top of the foot, worn originally by the American Indians.
having or showing unaffected simplicity of nature or absence of artificiality; unsophisticated; ingenuous.
(law) a broad legal concept including anything that disturbs the reasonable use of your property or endangers life and health or is offensive
a disposition or tendency to look on the more favorable side of events or conditions and to expect the most favorable outcome.
the act or faculty of apprehending by means of the senses or of the mind; cognition; understanding.
jealously opposed to the personal independence of, or to any influence other than one's own upon, a child, spouse, etc.
preceding and leading up to the main part, matter, or business; introductory; preparatory
completely contrary to nature, reason, or common sense; absurd; senseless; utterly foolish
the act of referring (as forwarding an applicant for employment or referring a matter to an appropriate agency)
the art of carving, modeling, welding, or otherwise producing figurative or abstract works of art in three dimensions, as in relief, intaglio, or in the round.
any of several noncommissioned officer ranks in the army or air force or marines ranking above a corporal
a member of a group of North American Indian peoples who spoke a Siouan language and who ranged from Lake Michigan to the Rocky Mountains
lying beyond what is openly revealed or avowed (especially being kept in the background or deliberately concealed)
a large self-service grocery store selling groceries and dairy products and household goods
of, pertaining to, or being above or beyond what is natural; unexplainable by natural law or phenomena; abnormal.
to replace in power, authority, effectiveness, acceptance, use, etc., as by another person or thing.
a watch kept over a person, group, etc., especially over a suspect, prisoner, or the like
a regulator for automatically regulating temperature by starting or stopping the supply of heat
an interaction of an individual with one or more other persons, especially as influenced by their assumed relational roles of parent, child, or adult.
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