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construe

  • verb make sense of; assign a meaning to
    see; interpret.
    • What message do you see in this letter?
    • How do you interpret his behavior?

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maculate

  • verb make dirty or spotty, as by exposure to air; also used metaphorically
    tarnish; sully; stain; defile.
    • The silver was tarnished by the long exposure to the air
    • Her reputation was sullied after the affair with a married man
  • verb spot, stain, or pollute
    defile; befoul; foul.
    • The townspeople defiled the river by emptying raw sewage into it

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romaine

  • noun lettuce with long dark-green leaves in a loosely packed elongated head
    cos lettuce; cos; romaine lettuce.

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justificative

  • adjective satellite attempting to justify or defend in speech or writing
    justificatory; defensive.
  • adjective satellite providing justification
    justificatory; vindicatory.

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outrun

  • verb run faster than
    • in this race, I managed to outran everybody else

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actualist

One who deals with or considers actually existing facts and conditions, rather than fancies or theories; -- opposed to idealist. J. Grote.

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fulminate

  • noun a salt or ester of fulminic acid
  • verb criticize severely
    rail.
    • He fulminated against the Republicans' plan to cut Medicare
    • She railed against the bad social policies

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finespun

  • adjective satellite developed with extreme delicacy and subtlety
    delicate.
    • the satire touches with finespun ridicule every kind of human pretense
  • adjective satellite developed in excessively fine detail
    hairsplitting.
    • finespun distinctions

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totemism

  • noun belief in the kinship of a group of people with a common totem

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platonistic

  • adjective pertaining to or characteristic of or in accordance with Platonism

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courante

  • noun a court dance of the 16th century; consisted of short advances and retreats

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anthropopathic

Of or pertaining to anthropopathy. R. -- An`thro*po*path"ic*al*ly, adv.
The daring anthropopathic imagery by which the prophets often represent God as chiding, upbraiding, threatening. H. Rogers.

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underlie

  • verb be or form the base for
  • verb lie underneath

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moderne

  • adjective satellite of or relating to a popularization of art deco that used bright colors and rectangular shapes

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israelitic

Of or pertaining to Israel, or to the Israelites; Jewish; Hebrew.

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onward

  • adverb forward in time or order or degree
    forward; forth.
    • from that time forth
    • from the sixth century onward
  • adverb in a forward direction
    ahead; forwards; onwards; forward; forrader.
    • go ahead
    • the train moved ahead slowly
    • the boat lurched ahead
    • moved onward into the forest
    • they went slowly forward in the mud

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immaculate

  • adjective satellite completely neat and clean
    spick; speckless; spick-and-span; spic-and-span; spic; spotless.
    • the apartment was immaculate
    • in her immaculate white uniform
    • a spick-and-span kitchen
    • their spic red-visored caps
  • adjective satellite free from stain or blemish
    undefiled.

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dynamistic

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presuppose

  • verb take for granted or as a given; suppose beforehand
    suppose.
    • I presuppose that you have done your work
  • verb require as a necessary antecedent or precondition
    suppose.
    • This step presupposes two prior ones

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figurate

Of a definite form or figure.
Plants are all figurate and determinate, which inanimate bodies are not. Bacon.

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underpin

  • verb support from beneath
  • verb support with evidence or authority or make more certain or confirm
    corroborate; support; bear out.
    • The stories and claims were born out by the evidence

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onwards

  • adverb in a forward direction
    ahead; forwards; onward; forward; forrader.
    • go ahead
    • the train moved ahead slowly
    • the boat lurched ahead
    • moved onward into the forest
    • they went slowly forward in the mud

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functionalistic

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nouvelle

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biologistic

  • adjective of or relating to biologism

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envision

  • verb imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind
    picture; visualize; figure; visualise; image; fancy; project; see.
    • I can't see him on horseback!
    • I can see what will happen
    • I can see a risk in this strategy
  • verb picture to oneself; imagine possible
    foresee.
    • I cannot envision him as President

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hazy

  • adjective satellite filled or abounding with fog or mist
    foggy; brumous; misty.
    • a brumous October morning
  • adjective satellite indistinct or hazy in outline
    muzzy; blurred; fuzzy; foggy; bleary; blurry.
    • a landscape of blurred outlines
    • the trees were just blurry shapes

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resonate

  • verb sound with resonance
    vibrate.
    • The sound resonates well in this theater
  • verb be received or understood
    come across.

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virginal

  • noun a legless rectangular harpsichord; played (usually by women) in the 16th and 17th centuries
    pair of virginals.
  • adjective characteristic of a virgin or virginity
    • virginal white dresses

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seminary

  • noun a private place of education for the young
  • noun a theological school for training ministers or priests or rabbis

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deweyan

  • adjective of or relating to John Dewey or his philosophy

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underlay

  • noun a pad placed under a carpet
    carpet pad; underlayment; rug pad.
  • verb raise or support (the level of printing) by inserting a piece of paper or cardboard under the type
    • underlay the plate

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lachrymose

  • adjective satellite showing sorrow
    dolorous; tearful; dolourous; weeping.

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bay

  • noun an indentation of a shoreline larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
    embayment.
  • noun the sound of a hound on the scent

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tritheistic

Of or pertaining to tritheism. Bolingbroke.

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occidental

  • adjective satellite denoting or characteristic of countries of Europe and the western hemisphere
    Hesperian.
    • occidental civilization
    • Hesperian culture
  • noun a native inhabitant of the Occident

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limitative

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vessel

  • noun a tube in which a body fluid circulates
    vas.
  • noun a craft designed for water transportation
    watercraft.

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technicist

One skilled to technics or in one or more of the practical arts.

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annihilate

  • verb kill in large numbers
    carry off; decimate; eliminate; wipe out; extinguish; eradicate.
    • the plague wiped out an entire population

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totem

  • noun a clan or tribe identified by their kinship to a common totemic object
  • noun emblem consisting of an object such as an animal or plant; serves as the symbol of a family or clan (especially among American Indians)

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leibnizian

  • adjective of or relating to Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz or to his mathematics or philosophy
    Leibnitzian.

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pantheistical

Of or pertaining to pantheism; founded in, or leading to, pantheism. -- Pan`the*is"tic*al*ly, adv.

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entail

  • noun land received by fee tail
  • noun the act of entailing property; the creation of a fee tail from a fee simple

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vitalistic

(Biol.) Pertaining to, or involving, vitalism, or the theory of a special vital principle.

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instantiate

  • verb represent by an instance
    • This word instantiates the usage that the linguists claimed to be typical for a certain dialect
  • verb find an instance of (a word or particular usage of a word)
    • The linguists could not instantiate this sense of the noun that he claimed existed in a certain dialect

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hark

  • verb listen; used mostly in the imperative
    hearken; harken.

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holist

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posit

  • noun (logic) a proposition that is accepted as true in order to provide a basis for logical reasoning
    postulate.
  • verb put (something somewhere) firmly
    fix; situate; deposit.
    • She posited her hand on his shoulder
    • deposit the suitcase on the bench
    • fix your eyes on this spot

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feministic

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overlook

  • noun a high place affording a good view
  • verb look past, fail to notice

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envisage

  • verb form a mental image of something that is not present or that is not the case
    conceive of; ideate; imagine.
    • Can you conceive of him as the president?

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adumbrate

  • verb describe roughly or briefly or give the main points or summary of
    sketch; outline.
    • sketch the outline of the book
    • outline his ideas
  • verb give to understand
    insinuate; intimate.
    • I insinuated that I did not like his wife

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intellectualist

One who overrates the importance of the understanding. R. Bacon.

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counselling

  • noun something that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action
    counseling; guidance; direction; counsel.
  • verb give advice to
    advise; counsel; rede.
    • The teacher counsels troubled students
    • The lawyer counselled me when I was accused of tax fraud

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welfarist

  • adjective satellite of or relating to a welfare state
    welfare-statist.

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presume

  • verb take to be the case or to be true; accept without verification or proof
    assume; take for granted.
    • I assume his train was late
  • verb take upon oneself; act presumptuously, without permission
    make bold; dare.
    • How dare you call my lawyer?

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differ

  • verb be different
    • These two tests differ in only one respect
  • verb be of different opinions
    dissent; disagree; take issue.
    • I beg to differ!
    • She disagrees with her husband on many questions

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scientistic

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contradict

  • verb be in contradiction with
    negate; belie.
  • verb deny the truth of
    negate; contravene.

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imply

  • verb express or state indirectly
    connote.
  • verb suggest as a logically necessary consequence; in logic

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scotist

(Eccl. Hist.) A follower of (Joannes) Duns Scotus, the Franciscan scholastic (d. 1308), who maintained certain doctrines in philosophy and theology, in opposition to the Thomists, or followers of Thomas Aquinas, the Dominican scholastic.

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abbey

  • noun a church associated with a monastery or convent
  • noun a convent ruled by an abbess

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comtist

A disciple of Comte; a positivist.

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reappear

  • verb appear again
    re-emerge.
    • The sores reappeared on her body
    • Her husband reappeared after having left her years ago

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rates

  • noun a local tax on property (usually used in the plural)
  • noun a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit
    rate.
    • they traveled at a rate of 55 miles per hour
    • the rate of change was faster than expected

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absolutistic

  • adjective pertaining to the principle of totalitarianism
    absolutist.

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ignore

  • verb refuse to acknowledge
    disregard; cut; snub.
    • She cut him dead at the meeting
  • verb bar from attention or consideration
    dismiss; brush aside; brush off; discount; push aside; disregard.
    • She dismissed his advances

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instrumentalist

  • noun someone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession)
    player; musician.

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embodied

  • adjective satellite possessing or existing in bodily form
    corporal; bodied; incarnate; corporate.
    • what seemed corporal melted as breath into the wind"- Shakespeare
    • an incarnate spirit
    • `corporate' is an archaic term
  • verb represent in bodily form
    embody; substantiate; incarnate; body forth.
    • He embodies all that is evil wrong with the system
    • The painting substantiates the feelings of the artist

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liberalist

  • noun a person who favors a political philosophy of progress and reform and the protection of civil liberties
    liberal; progressive.

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totem

  • noun a clan or tribe identified by their kinship to a common totemic object
  • noun emblem consisting of an object such as an animal or plant; serves as the symbol of a family or clan (especially among American Indians)

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totalistic

  • adjective of or relating to the principles of totalitarianism according to which the state regulates every realm of life
    totalitarian.
    • totalitarian theory and practice
    • operating in a totalistic fashion

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pervade

  • verb spread or diffuse through
    riddle; permeate; interpenetrate; penetrate; diffuse; imbue.
    • An atmosphere of distrust has permeated this administration
    • music penetrated the entire building
    • His campaign was riddled with accusations and personal attacks

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operationalist

  • adjective of or relating to or espousing operationalism
    • operationalist doctrine

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occur

  • verb come to pass
    fall out; pass off; come about; pass; hap; happen; take place; go on.
    • What is happening?
    • The meeting took place off without an incidence
    • Nothing occurred that seemed important
  • verb come to one's mind; suggest itself
    come.
    • It occurred to me that we should hire another secretary
    • A great idea then came to her

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mentalist

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embody

  • verb represent in bodily form
    substantiate; incarnate; body forth.
    • He embodies all that is evil wrong with the system
    • The painting substantiates the feelings of the artist
  • verb represent, as of a character on stage
    be; personify.
    • Derek Jacobi was Hamlet

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aristotelian

Of or pertaining to Aristotle, the famous Greek philosopher (384-322 b. c.). -- n. A follower of Aristotle; a Peripatetic. See Peripatetic.

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cycle

  • noun an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs
    round; rhythm.
    • the never-ending cycle of the seasons
  • noun a series of poems or songs on the same theme
    • Schubert's song cycles

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rest

  • noun something left after other parts have been taken away
    residue; residuum; residual; balance; remainder.
    • there was no remainder
    • he threw away the rest
    • he took what he wanted and I got the balance
  • noun freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility)
    ease; repose; relaxation.
    • took his repose by the swimming pool

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underlying

  • adjective satellite in the nature of something though not readily apparent
    inherent; implicit in.
    • shortcomings inherent in our approach
    • an underlying meaning
  • verb be or form the base for
    underlie.

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supernaturalistic

  • adjective of or relating to supernaturalism
    supernaturalist.
    • supernaturalist beliefs

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blur

  • noun a hazy or indistinct representation
    fuzz.
    • it happened so fast it was just a blur
    • he tried to clear his head of the whisky fuzz
  • verb become glassy; lose clear vision
    glaze over; film over.
    • Her eyes glazed over from lack of sleep

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goethean

  • adjective of or relating to or in the manner of Goethe
    Goethian.

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emphasize

  • verb to stress, single out as important
    emphasise; accent; punctuate; stress; accentuate.
    • Dr. Jones emphasizes exercise in addition to a change in diet
  • verb give extra weight to (a communication)
    emphasise; underline; underscore.
    • Her gesture emphasized her words

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monistic

  • adjective of or relating to the philosophical doctrine of monism
    • the monistic school would regard national law and international law as an integrated whole"- J.S.Roucek

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entitle

  • verb give the right to
    • The Freedom of Information Act entitles you to request your FBI file
  • verb give a title to
    title.

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hobbesian

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prevail

  • verb be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance
    dominate; reign; rule; predominate.
    • Money reigns supreme here
    • Hispanics predominate in this neighborhood
  • verb be valid, applicable, or true
    hold; obtain.
    • This theory still holds

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materialist

  • noun someone with great regard for material possessions
  • noun someone who thinks that nothing exists but physical matter

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assimilate

  • verb take up mentally
    absorb; take in; ingest.
    • he absorbed the knowledge or beliefs of his tribe
  • verb become similar to one's environment
    • Immigrants often want to assimilate quickly

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lockean

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derive

  • verb reason by deduction; establish by deduction
    deduce; deduct; infer.
  • verb obtain
    gain.
    • derive pleasure from one's garden

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accord

  • noun harmony of people's opinions or actions or characters
    agreement.
    • the two parties were in agreement
  • noun concurrence of opinion
    conformity; accordance.
    • we are in accord with your proposal

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dawn

  • noun the first light of day
    sunup; daybreak; break of day; dawning; aurora; morning; break of the day; first light; dayspring; cockcrow; sunrise.
    • we got up before dawn
    • they talked until morning
  • noun the earliest period
    morning.
    • the dawn of civilization
    • the morning of the world

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atomistic

  • adjective divided into separate and often disparate elements
    atomistical.

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suppose

  • verb express a supposition
    say.
    • Let us say that he did not tell the truth
    • Let's say you had a lot of money--what would you do?
  • verb expect, believe, or suppose
    guess; reckon; imagine; opine; think.
    • I imagine she earned a lot of money with her new novel
    • I thought to find her in a bad state
    • he didn't think to find her in the kitchen
    • I guess she is angry at me for standing her up

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thomistic

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whatsoever

  • adjective satellite one or some or every or all without specification
    any; whatever.
    • give me any peaches you don't want
    • not any milk is left
    • any child would know that
    • pick any card
    • any day now
    • cars can be rented at almost any airport
    • at twilight or any other time
    • beyond any doubt
    • need any help we can get
    • give me whatever peaches you don't want
    • no milk whatsoever is left

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dominate

  • verb be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance
    prevail; reign; rule; predominate.
    • Money reigns supreme here
    • Hispanics predominate in this neighborhood
  • verb be in control
    • Her husband completely dominates her

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leibnitzian

  • adjective of or relating to Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz or to his mathematics or philosophy
    Leibnizian.

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parish

  • noun a local church community
  • noun the local subdivision of a diocese committed to one pastor

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