widely but unfavorably known
adj. - having reached the very highest point of perfection
v. - etymologically, to bring something to the highest point; that is, to put the final touches to it, bring it to completion
doing something to excess, with all efforts at correction or reform being to no avail
one who grew older serving the country, as of the Armed Forces. The word is both a noun and adjective
etymologically speaking, one who has grown old in the habit
the science that treats of the transmission of hereditary characteristics from parents to offspring
a scientist specializing in the field of genetics
a particle in the chromosome of the germ cell containing a hereditary characteristic
the study of family trees or ancestral origins
a practitioner of genealogy
involved in the process of conception and birth
the beginning, birth, or origin or something - a plan, idea, though, career, etc.
etymologically, together with birth
Note: a ____ defect, deformity, condition, etc. occurs during the nine-month birth process
characteristics of this on the other hand are acquired at the moment of conception
someone or something out of time, out of date, belonging to a different era, either earlier or later (recall that the prefix ana-, like a- is negative
incompatible; not conforming; disagreeing; inconsistent within itself
in correct time or order
the science of time order and the accurate dating of events - or a list of events in the time order in which they have occurred and will occur
an expert in this field of chronology
a highly accurate timepiece, especially one used on ships
the measurement of time
etymologically, to time together, or to move, happen, or cause to happen, at the same time or rate
the science or study of disease - its nature, cause, cure, etc.
expert who examines tissue, often by autopsy or biopsy, to diagnose disease and to interpret the abnormalities in such tissue that may be caused by specific diseases
feeling or suffering with someone
feeling of strong dislike or hostility
indifference, lack of any interest, emotion, or response, complete listlessness, especially when some reaction is normal or expected
obviously suffering; such a person may arouse sympathy or pity (or perhaps antipathy?) in you
not only sharing the feelings of another, but also identifying with those feelings, in fact experiencing them yourself as if momentarily you were that other person
feeling other people's thoughts from a distance - also ESP (extrasensory perception)
knowledge with a moral sense of right and wrong
not troubled by conscience, guilt, remorse, etc.
knowledge or awareness of one's emotions or sensations, or of what's happening around one
systematized knowledge as opposed, for example, to belief, faith, institution, or guesswork
all-knowing, possessed of infinite knowledge
knowing about events before they occure, i.e., psychic, or possessed of unusaul powers of prediction
not knowing or ignorant
smooth and slippery, with ready answers, a fleunt tongue, a persuasive air - but, such is the implication of the word, they fool only the most nescient, for their smoothness lacks sincerity and conviction
standing out (usaully in a negative sense)
enjoying companionship; etymologically, liking to be with the herd, reaching out for friends, happiest when surrounded by people
to gether together in a herd, or flock
put people or things apart from the herd
bring individual items to or toward the herd
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