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venerable

  • adjective satellite impressive by reason of age
    • a venerable sage with white hair and beard
  • adjective satellite profoundly honored
    revered; august.
    • revered holy men

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thickset

  • adjective satellite having a short and solid form or stature
    compact; stocky; thick; heavyset.
    • a wrestler of compact build
    • he was tall and heavyset
    • stocky legs
    • a thickset young man
  • adjective satellite planted or growing close together
    • thickset trees

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primeval

  • adjective satellite having existed from the beginning; in an earliest or original stage or state
    primaeval; primal; aboriginal; primordial.
    • aboriginal forests
    • primal eras before the appearance of life on earth
    • the forest primeval
    • primordial matter
    • primordial forms of life

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unthinkably

  • adverb to an unimaginable extent
    unimaginably.

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armageddon

  • noun (New Testament) the scene of the final battle between the kings of the Earth at the end of the world
  • noun any catastrophically destructive battle
    • they called the first World War an Armageddon

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immemorial

  • adjective satellite long past; beyond the limits of memory or tradition or recorded history
    • time immemorial

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epistolography

The art or practice of writing epistles.

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evolutionarily

  • adverb in an evolutionary way; from an evolutionary point of view
    • the mutation has been evolutionarily successful

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biochemistry

  • noun the organic chemistry of compounds and processes occurring in organisms; the effort to understand biology within the context of chemistry

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phylogenetically

  • adverb with regard to phylogeny
    • a phylogenetically primitive part of the brain

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matriarchy

  • noun a form of social organization in which a female is the family head and title is traced through the female line
    matriarchate.

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unimaginably

  • adverb to an unimaginable extent
    unthinkably.

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papyrus

  • noun paper made from the papyrus plant by cutting it in strips and pressing it flat; used by ancient Egyptians and Greeks and Romans
  • noun tall sedge of the Nile valley yielding fiber that served many purposes in historic times
    Egyptian paper rush; Cyperus papyrus; Egyptian paper reed; paper plant; paper rush.

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unfathomable

  • adjective of depth; not capable of being sounded or measured
  • adjective satellite resembling an abyss in depth; so deep as to be unmeasurable
    abyssal; abysmal.
    • the abyssal depths of the ocean

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floridans

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geologically

  • adverb with respect to geology
    • geologically speaking, this area is extremely interesting

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paganism

  • noun any of various religions other than Christianity or Judaism or Islamism
    pagan religion; heathenism.

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sumeria

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doddering

  • adjective satellite mentally or physically infirm with age
    senile; gaga; doddery.
    • his mother was doddering and frail
  • verb walk unsteadily
    totter; waddle; paddle; coggle; dodder; toddle.
    • small children toddle

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seafloors

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south

  • noun the region of the United States lying to the south of the Mason-Dixon line
  • noun the southern states that seceded from the United States in 1861
    Dixie; Dixieland; Confederacy; Confederate States of America; Confederate States.

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murrelet

(Zoöl.) One of several species of sea birds of the genera Synthliboramphus and Brachyramphus, inhabiting the North Pacific. They are closely related to the murres.

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timeless

  • adjective satellite unaffected by time
    dateless.
    • few characters are so dateless as Hamlet
    • Helen's timeless beauty

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horologer

  • noun someone who makes or repairs watches
    watchmaker; horologist.

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indefinable

  • adjective satellite not capable of being precisely or readily described; not easily put into words
    undefinable.
    • an indefinable feeling of terror
    • an abstract concept that seems indefinable
  • adjective satellite defying expression or description
    indescribable; ineffable; untellable; unutterable; unspeakable.
    • indefinable yearnings
    • indescribable beauty
    • ineffable ecstasy
    • inexpressible anguish
    • unspeakable happiness
    • unutterable contempt
    • a thing of untellable splendor

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seabeaches

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undeciphered

  • adjective not deciphered
    • Linear A is still undeciphered

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procerity

Height of stature; tallness. R. Johnson.

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decipher

  • verb convert code into ordinary language
    decode; decrypt.
  • verb read with difficulty
    trace.
    • Can you decipher this letter?
    • The archeologist traced the hieroglyphs

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bristlecone

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rediscover

  • verb discover again
    • I rediscovered the books that I enjoyed as a child

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seabed

  • noun the bottom of a sea or ocean
    Davy Jones; sea floor; ocean bottom; sea bottom; ocean floor; Davy Jones's locker.

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incalculable

  • adjective not capable of being computed or enumerated

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resurrect

  • verb cause to become alive again
    raise; upraise.
    • raise from the dead
    • Slavery is already dead, and cannot be resurrected
    • Upraising ghosts
  • verb restore from a depressed, inactive, or unused state
    revive.
    • He revived this style of opera
    • He resurrected the tango in this remote part of Argentina

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hercules

  • noun (classical mythology) a hero noted for his strength; performed 12 immense labors to gain immortality
    Alcides; Herakles; Heracles.
  • noun a large constellation in the northern hemisphere between Lyra and Corona Borealis

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reconstruct

  • verb reassemble mentally
    construct; retrace.
    • reconstruct the events of 20 years ago
  • verb build again
    rebuild.
    • The house was rebuild after it was hit by a bomb

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barbacan

  • noun a tower that is part of a defensive structure (such as a castle)
    barbican.

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resuscitate

  • verb cause to regain consciousness
    revive.
    • The doctors revived the comatose man
  • verb return to consciousness
    come to; revive.
    • The patient came to quickly
    • She revived after the doctor gave her an injection

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spacefaring

  • noun a voyage outside the Earth's atmosphere
    space travel; spaceflight.

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reenact

  • verb enact or perform again
    • They reenacted the battle of Princeton
  • verb enact again
    • Congress reenacted the law

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pythagoreanism

The doctrines of Pythagoras or the Pythagoreans.
As a philosophic school Pythagoreanism became extinct in Greece about the middle of the 4th century [B. C.]. Encyc. Brit.

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unearth

  • verb bring to light
    • The CIA unearthed a plot to kill the President
  • verb recover through digging
    excavate.
    • Schliemann excavated Troy
    • excavate gold

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rummer

  • noun a large drinking glass (ovoid bowl on a stem) for drinking toasts

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ahuehuete

  • noun Mexico's most famous tree; a giant specimen of Montezuma cypress more than 2,000 years old with a girth of 165 feet at Santa Maria del Tule
    Tule tree.
    • some say the Tule tree is the world's largest single biomass

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putative

  • adjective satellite purported; commonly put forth or accepted as true on inconclusive grounds
    • the foundling's putative father
    • the putative author of the book

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cushite

A descendant of Cush, the son of Ham and grandson of Noah.

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recreate

  • verb give new life or energy to
    repair; revivify; reanimate; revive; renovate; vivify; animate; quicken.
    • A hot soup will revive me
    • This will renovate my spirits
    • This treatment repaired my health
  • verb engage in recreational activities rather than work; occupy oneself in a diversion
    play.
    • On weekends I play
    • The students all recreate alike

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patriarchate

  • noun the jurisdiction of a patriarch
  • noun a form of social organization in which a male is the family head and title is traced through the male line
    patriarchy.

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inconceivably

  • adverb to an inconceivable degree
    • inconceivably small

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immemorable

Not memorable; not worth remembering. Johnson.

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reinterpret

  • verb interpret from a different viewpoint
    re-explain.
  • verb assign a new or different meaning to

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hymn

  • noun a song of praise (to God or to a saint or to a nation)
    anthem.
  • verb sing a hymn

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masking

  • noun the act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it
    cover; screening; covering.
    • the cover concealed their guns from enemy aircraft
  • noun the blocking of one sensation resulting from the presence of another sensation
    • he studied auditory masking by pure tones

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reinterpret

  • verb interpret from a different viewpoint
    re-explain.
  • verb assign a new or different meaning to

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mayan

  • noun a member of an American Indian people of Yucatan and Belize and Guatemala who had a culture (which reached its peak between AD 300 and 900) characterized by outstanding architecture and pottery and astronomy
    Maya.
    • Mayans had a system of writing and an accurate calendar
  • noun a family of American Indian languages spoken by Maya
    Maya; Mayan language.

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excavate

  • verb recover through digging
    unearth.
    • Schliemann excavated Troy
    • excavate gold
  • verb find by digging in the ground
    turn up; dig up.
    • I dug up an old box in the garden

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routeway

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obscure

  • verb make less visible or unclear
    befog; haze over; fog; becloud; mist; obnubilate; cloud.
    • The stars are obscured by the clouds
    • the big elm tree obscures our view of the valley
  • verb make unclear, indistinct, or blurred
    confuse; obnubilate; blur.
    • Her remarks confused the debate
    • Their words obnubilate their intentions

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resurrect

  • verb cause to become alive again
    raise; upraise.
    • raise from the dead
    • Slavery is already dead, and cannot be resurrected
    • Upraising ghosts
  • verb restore from a depressed, inactive, or unused state
    revive.
    • He revived this style of opera
    • He resurrected the tango in this remote part of Argentina

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trackway

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exhume

  • verb dig up for reburial or for medical investigation; of dead bodies
    disinter.

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beadsman

  • noun a person who is paid to pray for the soul of another
    bedesman.

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authentically

  • adverb genuinely; with authority
    genuinely.
    • it is authentically British

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atomist

One who holds to the atomic philosophy or theory. Locke.

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reviving

  • adjective satellite tending to impart new life and vigor to
    revitalising; renewing; revitalizing; restorative.
    • the renewing warmth of the sunshine
  • verb cause to regain consciousness
    resuscitate; revive.
    • The doctors revived the comatose man

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cosmogony

  • noun the branch of astrophysics that studies the origin and evolution and structure of the universe
    cosmogeny; cosmology.

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rehash

  • noun old material that is slightly reworked and used again
    • merely a dull rehash of his first novel
  • verb present or use over, with no or few changes

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cerecloth

  • noun a waterproof waxed cloth once used as a shroud

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revivify

  • verb give new life or energy to
    repair; recreate; reanimate; revive; renovate; vivify; animate; quicken.
    • A hot soup will revive me
    • This will renovate my spirits
    • This treatment repaired my health

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amity

  • noun a cordial disposition
    cordiality.
  • noun a state of friendship and cordiality

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unexcavated

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stargazer

  • noun someone indifferent to the busy world
    lotus-eater.
    • in the Odyssey Homer tells of lotus-eaters who live in dreamy indolence
  • noun a physicist who studies astronomy
    astronomer; uranologist.

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excavate

  • verb recover through digging
    unearth.
    • Schliemann excavated Troy
    • excavate gold
  • verb find by digging in the ground
    turn up; dig up.
    • I dug up an old box in the garden

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craton

  • noun the part of a continent that is stable and forms the central mass of the continent; typically Precambrian

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rediscover

  • verb discover again
    • I rediscovered the books that I enjoyed as a child

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lemuria

A hypothetical land, or continent, supposed by some to have existed formerly in the Indian Ocean, of which Madagascar is a remnant. Herschel.

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exhume

  • verb dig up for reburial or for medical investigation; of dead bodies
    disinter.

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riverbed

  • noun a channel occupied (or formerly occupied) by a river
    river bottom.

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respectably

  • adverb to a tolerably worthy extent
    creditably.
    • he did respectably well for his age
  • adverb in a decent and morally reputable manner
    • the film ends with the middle-aged romancers respectably married

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remould

  • verb cast again
    recast; remold.
    • The bell cracked and had to be recast
  • verb give new treads to (a tire)
    remold; retread.

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reconstruct

  • verb reassemble mentally
    construct; retrace.
    • reconstruct the events of 20 years ago
  • verb build again
    rebuild.
    • The house was rebuild after it was hit by a bomb

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himyaritic

Pertaining to Himyar, an ancient king of Yemen, in Arabia, or to his successors or people; as, the Himjaritic characters, language, etc.; applied esp. to certain ancient inscriptions showing the primitive type of the oldest form of the Arabic, still spoken in Southern Arabia. Brande & C.

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fable

  • noun a deliberately false or improbable account
    fabrication; fiction.
  • noun a short moral story (often with animal characters)
    parable; allegory; apologue.

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zodiac

  • noun a belt-shaped region in the heavens on either side to the ecliptic; divided into 12 constellations or signs for astrological purposes
  • noun (astrology) a circular diagram representing the 12 zodiacal constellations and showing their signs

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uncovering

  • noun the removal of covering
    stripping; husking; baring; denudation.
  • noun the act of discovering something
    find; discovery.

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necropolis

  • noun a tract of land used for burials
    graveyard; burial ground; memorial park; cemetery; burying ground; burial site.

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decipher

  • verb convert code into ordinary language
    decode; decrypt.
  • verb read with difficulty
    trace.
    • Can you decipher this letter?
    • The archeologist traced the hieroglyphs

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humoralism

(Med.) The state or quality of being humoral.

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reinvigorate

  • verb impart vigor, strength, or vitality to
    invigorate.
    • Exercise is invigorating

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mazdean

Of or pertaining to Ahura-Mazda, or Ormuzd, the beneficent deity in the Zoroastrian dualistic system; hence, Zoroastrian.

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supposititious

  • adjective satellite based primarily on surmise rather than adequate evidence
    conjectural; suppositious; suppositional; supposed; hypothetical; hypothetic; divinatory.
    • theories about the extinction of dinosaurs are still highly conjectural
    • the supposed reason for his absence
    • suppositious reconstructions of dead languages
    • hypothetical situation

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glyptics

  • noun the art of engraving on precious stones
    lithoglyptics.

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reenact

  • verb enact or perform again
    • They reenacted the battle of Princeton
  • verb enact again
    • Congress reenacted the law

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wisdom

  • noun accumulated knowledge or erudition or enlightenment
  • noun the trait of utilizing knowledge and experience with common sense and insight
    wiseness.

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incredibly

  • adverb not easy to believe
    implausibly; improbably; unbelievably.
    • behind you the coastal hills plunge to the incredibly blue sea backed by the Turkish mountains
  • adverb exceedingly; extremely
    fantastically; fabulously.
    • she plays fabulously well

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crater

  • noun a bowl-shaped geological formation at the top of a volcano
    volcanic crater.
  • noun a faint constellation in the southern hemisphere near Hydra and Corvus

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strongyle

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rediscover

  • verb discover again
    • I rediscovered the books that I enjoyed as a child

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rishis

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linage

  • noun the number of lines in a piece of printed material
    lineage.
  • noun a rate of payment for written material that is measured according to the number of lines submitted
    lineage.

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civilisation

  • noun the social process whereby societies achieve an advanced stage of development and organization
    civilization.
  • noun a particular society at a particular time and place
    culture; civilization.
    • early Mayan civilization

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impossibly

  • adverb to a degree impossible of achievement
    • long thought to be an impossibly difficult operation
    • impossibly far from sources of supply

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sumerian

  • noun a member of a people who inhabited ancient Sumer
  • adjective of or relating to ancient Sumer or its inhabitants

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unearth

  • verb bring to light
    • The CIA unearthed a plot to kill the President
  • verb recover through digging
    excavate.
    • Schliemann excavated Troy
    • excavate gold

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crone

  • noun an ugly evil-looking old woman
    beldam; witch; beldame; hag.

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reinterpret

  • verb interpret from a different viewpoint
    re-explain.
  • verb assign a new or different meaning to

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decipher

  • verb convert code into ordinary language
    decode; decrypt.
  • verb read with difficulty
    trace.
    • Can you decipher this letter?
    • The archeologist traced the hieroglyphs

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mariner

  • noun a man who serves as a sailor
    Jack-tar; tar; old salt; sea dog; seaman; gob; Jack; seafarer.

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constitutionalism

  • noun a constitutional system of government (usually with a written constitution)
  • noun advocacy of a system of government according to constitutional principles

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