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to take or receive something; to accept an invitation
excluding; with the exclusion of
(noun) an opinion or recommendation offered as a guide to action
(verb) to give counsel to; offer an opinion or suggestion as worth following
in relation to; by comparison with; except; other than
next in order of time:
what person or persons?
what one?; whichever; (used relatively in restrictive and nonrestrictive clauses to represent a specified antecedent)
used to indicate a person, thing, idea, state, event, time, remark, etc.,
possessive case of "who" and "which"
contraction "who is"
a state of mutual harmony between people or groups; silence; stillness
Multiple meanings: (noun) a part of the whole; (verb) to mend or join together
first or highest in rank, importance, value; Finance. a capital sum, as distinguished from interest or profit.
an accepted or professed rule of action or conduct
a body of persons specially designated or selected to act in an advisory, administrative, or legislative capacity
advice; opinion or instruction given in directing the judgment or conduct of another.
a member of a council.
a person who counsels; adviser.
used to introduce the first of two or more alternatives
the state of the atmosphere with respect to wind, temperature, cloudiness, moisture, pressure, etc.
to act upon; to change (used as a verb)
result or consequence of an action (used as a noun)
group is prepared
to change (used as a verb)
table or stand at which religious rites are performed (used as a noun)
everyone in the same place
to fracture; to shatter
a device to stop a machine
a city; the location of a government
pieces of fabric
apparel worn on the body
path of action; series of studies; used in the expression, "of course".
rough; crude; not fine
something that completes something else
to give or receive praise
to leave; to abandon (used as a verb)
dry, barren, sandy region (used as a noun)
the final course of a meal (used as a noun)
with dignity; following strict rules and procedures
previously; at an earlier date
in this place
to receive sounds through the years
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