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n. The group of buildings which collectively form the dwelling-place of a society of monks or nuns.
n. An officer, as of an insurance company, who calculates and states the risks and premiums.
n. The branch of pneumatics that treats of the equilibrium, pressure, and mechanical properties.
n. The fact of being made heavier or more heinous, as a crime , offense, misfortune, etc.
n. A person with milky white skin and hair, and eyes with bright red pupil and usually pink iris.
n. Chemistry of the middle ages, characterized by the pursuit of changing base metals to gold.
n. A member of a municipal legislative body, who usually exercises also certain judicial functions.
n. The setting forth of a subject under the guise of another subject of aptly suggestive likeness.
n. A series of tables giving the days of the week together with certain astronomical information.
n. One chosen to act in place of another, in case of the absence or incapacity of that other.
n. Something that may or must exist, be taken or chosen, or done instead of something else.
adj. Corresponding (to some other) in certain respects, as in form, proportion, relations.
n. One who or that which precedes or goes before, as in time, place, rank, order, or causality.
adj. Of or pertaining to the times, things, events before the great flood in the days of Noah.
n. The inversion of terms in successive classes, as in "the home of joy and the joy of home".
v. To belong, as by right, fitness, association, classification, possession, or natural relation.
n. The chief of the bishops of an ecclesiastical province in the Greek, Roman, and Anglican church.
n. The branch of anthropology concerned with the systematic investigation of the relics of man.
n. Any large body of water studded with islands, or the islands collectively themselves.
v. To call into court, as a person indicted for crime, and demand whether he pleads guilty or not.
v. To have an earnest desire, wish, or longing, as for something high and good, not yet attained.
v. To kill, as by surprise or secret assault, especially the killing of some eminent person.
n. One who is appointed to act for another in the management of certain property and interests.
v. To cause to be less harsh, violent, or severe, as excitement, appetite, pain, or disease.
n. An apparatus for reducing a liquid to a fine spray, as for disinfection, inhalation, etc.
adj. Pertaining to St. Augustine, his doctrines, or the religious orders called after him.
n. One who or that which aids or helps, especially when regarded as subsidiary or accessory.
n. The fall or sliding of a mass of snow or ice down a mountain-slope, often bearing with it rock.
n. A list of the words of an author, or the literature bearing on a particular subject.
n. A subordinate officer of a vessel, who has general charge of the rigging, anchors, etc.
n. A Spanish dance, illustrative of the passion of love, accompanied by caste nets and singing.
n. In colonial times, a member of the lower house of the legislature of Maryland or Virginia.
n. Rhythmical or measured flow or movement, as in poetry or the time and pace of marching troops.
n. Amount of heat needed to raise the temperature of 1 kilogram of water 1 degree centigrade.
n. A member of one of the three tribes that dwelt in the land of Canaan, or western Palestine.
n. a picture or description in which natural characteristics are exaggerated or distorted.
n. An instrument consisting of nine pieces of cord, formerly used for flogging in the army and navy.
n. The science that treats of computation of time or of investigation and arrangement of events.
v. To arrange in a class or classes on the basis of observed resemblance's and differences.
n. A certificate from the proper authorities that a vessel has complied with the law and may sail.
n. The act or process of coming together so as to form one body, combination, or product.
v. To labor or cooperate with another or others, especially in literary or scientific pursuits.
adj. Consisting of a number of persons or objects considered as gathered into a mass, or sum.
n. The department of an army charged with the provision of its food and water and daily needs.
n. An intermingling or combination of things or parts, especially in a perplexing manner.
n. A number of states or persons in compact or league with each other, as for mutual aid.
n. A critical judge of art, especially one with thorough knowledge and sound judgment of art.
n. The faculty in man by which he distinguishes between right and wrong in character and conduct.
n. The act planning, devising, inventing, or adapting something to or for a special purpose.
n. The state of progressive restoration to health and strength after the cessation of disease.
n. A proposition following so obviously from another that it requires little demonstration.
n. Inferior crown denoting, according to its form, various degrees of noble rank less than sovereign.
n. The science that describes the universe, including astronomy, geography, and geology.
n. A house or office used for transacting business, bookkeeping, correspondence, etc.
n. One who steers a rowboat, or one who has charge of a ship's boat and its crew under an officer.
n. Anything written in characters that are secret or so arranged as to have hidden meaning.
n. Any artificial covered channel for the passage of water through a bank or under a road, canal.
n. The doctrine that natural selection has been the prime cause of evolution of higher forms.
n. The change of endings in nouns and adj. to express their different relations of gender.
n. Part of a fraction which expresses the number of equal parts into which the unit is divided.
n. Testimony legally taken on interrogatories and reduced to writing, for use as evidence in court.
n. That process by which a word is traced from its original root or primitive form and meaning.
n. Any remedy which, when applied externally, dries up or absorbs moisture, as that of wounds.
n. Any severe and strict rule in which the judgment of the governed has little or no part.
n. Readiness, precision, efficiency, and ease in any physical activity or in any mechanical work.