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A worldwide Jewish movement originally for the establishment of a Jewish national or religious community in Palestine and later for the for establishment and support of the state of Israel.
1.) A person known to one but not usually a friend. 2.) A state of being informed or familiar. 3.) Personal knowledge gained through study, experience, etc.
Gentle or friendly reproof; counseling against a fault or error; expression of authoritative advice; friendly caution or warning.
1.) Full of disquietude; greatly concerned or solicitous, especially respecting something future or unknown; being in painful suspense. 2.) Earnestly desirous; eager. 3.) Accompanied with, or causing, uneasiness of the mind.
1.) A subordinate or subsidiary part attached to something; an auxiliary part; addition; in anatomy, any member of the body diverging from the trunk. 2.) A person in a subordinate or dependent position.
1.) To be grateful or thankful for. 2.) To estimate a high price on; to value highly. 3.) To be fully conscious of; be aware of; detect. 4.) To raise the value of.
An optical device, providing good depth effect, for use with both eyes, consisting of two small telescopes fitted together, side by side.
1.) Without thought or regard; heedlessly. 2.) Cheerfully; joyously.
To surrender unconditionally or on stipulated terms
1.) Used or shared equally by everyone in a group; for or by a group, rather than individuals. 2.) Of, by or belonging to the people of a community; shared or participated in by the public.
1.) To entrust secrets to; to discuss private or personal matters with. 2.) To put faith (in); to repose confidence; to trust.
Easily seen or noticed. Attracting special attention.
1.) Communication by exchange of letters. 2.) The agreement of things with one another; similarity.
1.) Disposition to inquire, investigate, or seek after knowledge. 2.) An odd, rare or novel thing.
1.) The act of devoting or the state of being devoted wholly and earnestly, as to some person or purpose; complete devotion. 2.) A ceremony marking the official completion or opening of a public monument or building. 3.) A short message in a book, piece of music, etc., in testimony of affection or respect.
A register of daily events or transactions; a daily record; a journal; a blank book for keeping such a record.
The act of setting free from the power of another, from slavery, subjection, dependence, or controlling influence; also, the state or act of being thus set free; liberation.
Inflamed with love; charmed; captivated; -- with a person or thing, usually followed by "of" or " with."
Characterized by absorbing or controlling possession of the mind by any interest or pursuit; ardent; zealous.
Annoyed, irritated, angered, frustrated.
Motivated or characterized by an extreme, uncritical enthusiasm or zeal.
1.) Extremely angry; enraged. 2.) Intensely violent. 3.) Of unrestrained energy, speed, etc.
Splendid in appearance, coloring, etc.; fine; magnificent. Extremely good or enjoyable.
A person suffering from or subject to an excessive preoccupation with and worry about his or her health.
A stupid, ignorant person.
One who comes to another country for the purpose of permanent residence.
Unlikely to be true or to happen.
1.) Lacking logical or meaningful connection or agreement; incongruous; inconsistent; rambling. 2.) Characterized by such thought or language. 3.) Lacking physical cohesion; loose; unconnected. 4.) Lacking harmony or unity of parts.
1.) Incapable of being corrected or amended; bad beyond correction; uncontrollable; impervious to constraints or punishment. 2.) Not easily changed or influenced.
1.) Controlling power quietly exerted; agency, force, or tendency of any kind which affects, modifies, or sways. 2.) A person or thing that exerts power over or control on.
Causing intense anger; maddening.
1.) The quality or power of ready invention; quickness or acuteness in forming new combinations; ingeniousness; skill in devising or combining. 2.) Curiousness, or cleverness in design or contrivance.
1.) Done or occurring without any perceptible duration of time; done without delay. 2.) At or during a given point of time.
1.) Having or seeming to have no end; wearisomely protracted; unceasing; annoyingly incessant. 2.) Admitting no limit; boundless.
1.) (followed by "to") More or less probably; likely; apt, susceptible. 2.) (followed by "for") Bound or obliged in law; legally responsible; answerable.
Ridiculously absurd; laughable; provoking or deserving derisive scorn or laughter.
Any complete change in appearance, character, circumstances, etc.
1.) Very unhappy, uneasy or uncomfortable; wretched; needy. 2.) Worthless; mean; despicable; contemptible. 3.) Causing or attended with unhappiness.
Highly objectionable or offensive; odious.
1.) An appearance; anything visible; whatever, in matter or spirit, is apparent to, or is apprehended by, observation. 2.) That which strikes one as strange, unusual, or unaccountable; an extraordinary or very remarkable person, thing, or occurrence.
1.) Prevailing or unchecked; growing luxuriously; profusely widespread. 2.) Raging; furious; violent in action or spirit. 3.) Rearing upon the hind legs
1.) An often indirect effect, influence, or result that is produced by an event or action. 2.) A recoil, rebounding, or reciprocal motion or effect after impact. 3.) A reverberation; echo
1.) Blame expressed in disapproval. 2.) An expression or action of censure or reproof. 3.) Disgrace or blame incurred.
Any disorder of the extremities or back, characterized by painful, often multiple, local inflammations, usually affecting the joints and muscles.
Causing or worthy of derision; absurd and laughable; unworthy of serious consideration.
Adequate for the purpose; enough.
In a stealthy manner; secretly.
By bad luck; regrettably; sadly.
1.) Having a poison gland or glands for the secretion of the poisonous fluid that some animals secrete; able to inflict a poisoned bite, sting or wound. 2.) Full of this poisonous fluid; poisonous. 3.) Malignant; spiteful.
1.) A noxious or mischievous animal; especially, noxious little animals or insects that appear commonly and are difficult to control. 2.) Hence, in contempt, a noxious human being or such persons collectively.
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