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The group of buildings which collectively form the dwelling-place of a society of monks or nuns.
An officer, as of an insurance company, who calculates and states the risks and premiums.
The branch of pneumatics that treats of the equilibrium, pressure, and mechanical properties.
The fact of being made heavier or more heinous, as a crime , offense, misfortune, etc.
A person with milky white skin and hair, and eyes with bright red pupil and usually pink iris.
Chemistry of the middle ages, characterized by the pursuit of changing base metals to gold.
A member of a municipal legislative body, who usually exercises also certain judicial functions.
The setting forth of a subject under the guise of another subject of aptly suggestive likeness.
A series of tables giving the days of the week together with certain astronomical information.
One chosen to act in place of another, in case of the absence or incapacity of that other.
Something that may or must exist, be taken or chosen, or done instead of something else.
Corresponding (to some other) in certain respects, as in form, proportion, relations.
One who or that which precedes or goes before, as in time, place, rank, order, or causality.
Of or pertaining to the times, things, events before the great flood in the days of Noah.
The inversion of terms in successive classes, as in "the home of joy" and "the joy of home".
To belong, as by right, fitness, association, classification, possession, or natural relation.
The chief of the bishops of an ecclesiastical province in the Greek, Roman, and Anglican church.
The branch of anthropology concerned with the systematic investigation of the relics of man.
Any large body of water studded with islands, or the islands collectively themselves.
To call into court, as a person indicted for crime, and demand whether he pleads guilty or not.
To have an earnest desire, wish, or longing, as for something high and good, not yet attained.
To kill, as by surprise or secret assault, especially the killing of some eminent person.
One who is appointed to act for another in the management of certain property and interests.
To cause to be less harsh, violent, or severe, as excitement, appetite, pain, or disease.
An apparatus for reducing a liquid to a fine spray, as for disinfection, inhalation, etc.
Pertaining to St. Augustine, his doctrines, or the religious orders called after him.
One who or that which aids or helps, especially when regarded as subsidiary or accessory.
The fall or sliding of a mass of snow or ice down a mountain-slope, often bearing with it rock.
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