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  • adverb in a slavish manner
    • his followers slavishly believed in his new diet

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(Mus.) Attack at once; -- a direction at the end of a movement to show that the next is to follow immediately, without any pause.

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  • adverb with little effort
    • we can prove trivially that this theorem is false
  • adverb in a frivolously trivial manner
    • trivially motivated requests

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  • noun a low heavy horse cart without sides; used for haulage

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  • adjective satellite repetition of same sense in different words
    pleonastic; redundant; tautologic.
    • `a true fact' and `a free gift' are pleonastic expressions
    • the phrase `a beginner who has just started' is tautological
    • at the risk of being redundant I return to my original proposition"- J.B.Conant

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  • adjective relating to logical deduction
    • deductive reasoning
  • adjective involving inferences from general principles

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  • noun (logic) a statement of something (a fact or thing or expression) to be explained

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  • adverb by necessity
    inescapably; unavoidably; inevitably.
    • the situation slid inescapably toward disaster

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  • adverb with firmness and conviction; without compromise
    squarely; foursquare.
    • he stood foursquare for religious liberty and toleration"- C.G.Bowers
    • dealt straightforwardly with all issues

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  • noun organic process consisting of the division of the cytoplasm of a cell following karyokinesis bringing about the separation into two daughter cells

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Want of nutrition; failure of nourishment. E. Darwin.

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  • adverb in an obligatory manner
    • this rule applies obligatorily
  • adverb in a manner that cannot be evaded
    mandatorily; compulsorily.
    • the ministry considers that contributions to such a fund should be met from voluntary donations rather than from rates compulsorily levied.

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  • adverb on the basis of axioms
    • this is axiomatically given

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  • noun a subsidiary proposition that is assumed to be true in order to prove another proposition
  • noun the lower and stouter of the two glumes immediately enclosing the floret in most Gramineae
    flowering glume.

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  • adverb according to logical reasoning
    • logically, you should now do the same to him
  • adverb in a logical manner
    • he acted logically under the circumstances

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  • noun old Scottish breed of small long-haired usually black terrier with erect tail and ears
    Scotch terrier; Scottish terrier.

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(Gram.) The consequent clause or conclusion in a conditional sentence, expressing the result, and thus distinguished from the protasis or clause which expresses a condition. Thus, in the sentence, "Though he slay me, yet will I trust in him," the former clause is the protasis, and the latter the apodosis. ✍ Some grammarians extend the terms protasis and apodosis to the introductory clause and the concluding clause, even when the sentence is not conditional.

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  • adjective satellite impossible to deny or disprove
    incontrovertible; positive.
    • incontrovertible proof of the defendant's innocence
    • proof positive
    • an irrefutable argument

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  • adverb by necessity
    ineluctably; unavoidably; inevitably.
    • the situation slid inescapably toward disaster

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  • noun a side road little traveled (as in the countryside)
    bypath; byroad.

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  • adjective incapable of being contested or disputed
  • adjective satellite not open to question; obviously true
    undisputable; indisputable.
    • undeniable guilt
    • indisputable evidence of a witness

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  • noun a consonant that is produced with a partial or complete blockage of the airflow from the lungs through the nose or mouth

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  • adverb in an inexorable manner
    • time marches on inexorably

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  • adverb in an obvious and provable manner
    demonstrably; provably.
    • his documentary sources are demonstrably wrong

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  • adverb in an obedient manner
    • obediently she slipped off her right shoe and stocking

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  • adverb with validity; in a valid manner
    • this may not validly be done

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  • noun a catch for locking a door
  • noun a sharp curve or crook; a shape resembling a hook

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  • adverb without intellectual involvement
    • all day long, he mindlessly filled out forms
  • adverb in an unreasonably senseless manner
    • these temples were mindlessly destroyed by the Red Guards

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  • noun an inferior dog or one of mixed breed
    mutt; mongrel.
  • noun a cowardly and despicable person

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  • adverb in a constant and steadfast manner
    • an unswervingly loyal man
  • adverb without swerving; in a direct and unswerving manner
    • the ship travelled unswervingly through the night

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  • adverb in an analogous manner
    • analogously, we have a variable

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  • noun the system of numbering pages
    paging; page number; folio.

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  • noun surgical removal of the pituitary gland

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  • adjective satellite going directly ahead from one point to another without veering or turning aside
    • some people see evolution as an undeviating upward march from simple organisms to the very complex
    • a straight and narrow tree-lined road unswerving across the lowlands
  • adjective satellite used of values and principles; not subject to change; steady
    • undeviating loyalty

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  • adverb from that circumstance or source
    thereof; thence.
    • atomic formulas and all compounds thence constructible"- W.V.Quine
    • a natural conclusion follows thence
    • public interest and a policy deriving therefrom
    • typhus fever results therefrom
  • adverb from that place or from there
    • proceeded thence directly to college
    • flew to Helsinki and thence to Moscow
    • roads that lead therefrom

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  • noun a breed of large powerful hound of European origin having very acute smell and used in tracking

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  • adjective relating to or having the nature of illation or inference
    • the illative faculty of the mind
  • adjective satellite of reasoning; proceeding from general premisses to a necessary and specific conclusion

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  • noun a punctuation mark (,) used to indicate the separation of elements within the grammatical structure of a sentence
  • noun anglewing butterfly with a comma-shaped mark on the underside of each hind wing
    comma butterfly; Polygonia comma.

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  • adjective not having or joined by a seam or seams
    • seamless stockings
  • adjective satellite smooth, especially of skin
    unlined; unseamed.
    • his cheeks were unlined
    • his unseamed face

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  • noun the presence of a virus in the blood stream
    • viremia spread the smallpox virus to the internal organs

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  • adverb in a demonstrative manner
    • he greeted her demonstratively

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  • adverb toward an asymptote
    • it grew asymptotically

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  • noun Arabian physician and influential Islamic philosopher; his interpretation of Aristotle influenced St. Thomas Aquinas; writings on medicine were important for almost 500 years (980-1037)
    Abu Ali al-Husain ibn Abdallah ibn Sina; ibn-Sina.

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  • noun the god who fathered the islands and gods of Japan with his sister Izanami

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  • noun excessive exertion; so much exertion that discomfort or injury results

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  • noun a long walk usually for exercise or pleasure
    hiking; tramp.
    • she enjoys a hike in her spare time
  • noun an increase in cost
    rise; boost; cost increase.
    • they asked for a 10% rise in rates

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  • noun the concentration of attention or energy on something
    direction; centering; focussing; focal point; focusing.
    • the focus of activity shifted to molecular biology
    • he had no direction in his life
  • noun maximum clarity or distinctness of an image rendered by an optical system
    • in focus
    • out of focus

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  • adverb incapable of being resisted
    overpoweringly; overwhelmingly.
    • the candy looked overwhelmingly desirable to the dieting man

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  • noun a practical consequence that follows naturally
    • blind jealousy is a frequent corollary of passionate love
  • noun (logic) an inference that follows directly from the proof of another proposition

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  • noun a straight segment of a roadway or racecourse
  • adjective satellite performed with little or no delay
    quick; prompt; immediate.
    • an immediate reply to my letter
    • a prompt reply
    • was quick to respond
    • a straightaway denial

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  • adverb without seeing or looking
    • he felt around his desk blindly
  • adverb without preparation or reflection; without a rational basis
    • they bought the car blindly
    • he picked a wife blindly

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  • adverb out of a sense of duty; in a dutiful manner
    • he dutifully visited his mother every Sunday

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  • adverb with respect to chronology
    • he is chronologically older

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  • adverb immediately after this
    • hereupon, the passengers stumbled aboard

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  • noun (psychology) a stimulus that strengthens or weakens the behavior that produced it
    reinforcing stimulus; reinforcement.

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  • adjective willing to be taught or led or supervised or directed
    • the docile masses of an enslaved nation
  • adjective satellite ready and willing to be taught
    • docile pupils eager for instruction
    • teachable youngsters

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  • adverb in an unquestioning manner
    • he followed his leader unquestioningly

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  • noun Swedish chemist and physicist noted for his theory of chemical dissociation (1859-1927)
    Svante August Arrhenius.

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  • noun a legal document evidencing the discharge of a debt or obligation

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  • noun a follower of Mendelism
  • adjective of or relating to Gregor Mendel or in accord with Mendel's laws
    • Mendelian inheritance

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  • noun a punctuation mark (`; ') used to connect independent clauses; indicates a closer relation than does a period

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  • noun loss of bits of outer skin by peeling or shedding or coming off in scales
    peeling; shedding.

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  • noun surgical removal of one of both ovaries

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  • adverb by necessity
    inescapably; ineluctably; inevitably.
    • the situation slid inescapably toward disaster

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  • verb be a summary of
    summarize; sum up; sum.
    • The abstract summarizes the main ideas in the paper
  • verb give a summary (of)
    summarize; resume; sum up.
    • he summed up his results
    • I will now summarize

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  • noun the quality of being unresponsive; not reacting; as a quality of people, it is marked by a failure to respond quickly or with emotion to people or events
    • she began to recover from her numb unresponsiveness after the accident
    • in an instant all the deadness and withdrawal were wiped away

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  • noun a premature systole resulting in a momentary cardiac arrhythmia

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  • noun the process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating)
    intake; uptake; consumption.

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  • noun the geographic route along which birds customarily migrate
    migration route.

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  • adverb on or to the other side of a page
    • data tabulated overleaf

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  • noun a system of words used to name things in a particular discipline
    language; terminology.
    • legal terminology
    • biological nomenclature
    • the language of sociology

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  • adjective arising from inductance
    • inductive reactance
  • adjective of reasoning; proceeding from particular facts to a general conclusion
    • inductive reasoning

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  • noun a proposition deducible from basic postulates
  • noun an idea accepted as a demonstrable truth

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  • noun Arabian philosopher born in Spain; wrote detailed commentaries on Aristotle that were admired by the Schoolmen (1126-1198)
    Abul-Walid Mohammed ibn-Ahmad Ibn-Mohammed ibn-Roshd; ibn-Roshd.

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(Gram.) Affixed; subjoined; -- said of a word or particle which leans back upon the preceding word so as to become a part of it, and to lose its own independent accent, generally varying also the accent of the preceding word.

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  • noun the act of discontinuing or breaking off; an interruption (temporary or permanent)

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  • adverb in a close relation or position in time or space
    • the onsets were closely timed
    • houses set closely together
    • was closely involved in monitoring daily progress
  • adverb in an attentive manner
    close; tight.
    • he remained close on his guard

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  • noun the act of putting in alphabetical order

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  • noun a set of garments (usually including a jacket and trousers or skirt) for outerwear all of the same fabric and color
    suit of clothes.
    • they buried him in his best suit
  • noun a comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy
    case; cause; causa; lawsuit.
    • the family brought suit against the landlord

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  • noun a track or mark left by something that has passed
    • there as a trail of blood
    • a tear left its trail on her cheek
  • noun a path or track roughly blazed through wild or hilly country

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  • noun Spanish philosopher considered the greatest Jewish scholar of the Middle Ages who codified Jewish law in the Talmud (1135-1204)
    Moses Maimonides; Rabbi Moses Ben Maimon.

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  • noun the bridge player in contract bridge who wins the bidding and can declare which suit is to be trumps
  • noun someone who claims to speak the truth
    affirmer; asseverator; avower; asserter.
    • a bold asserter
    • a declarer of his intentions
    • affirmers of traditional doctrine
    • an asseverator of strong convictions
    • an avower of his own great intelligence

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  • verb give a summary (of)
    resume; sum up; summarise.
    • he summed up his results
    • I will now summarize
  • verb be a summary of
    summarise; sum up; sum.
    • The abstract summarizes the main ideas in the paper

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  • adverb in such a manner as could not be otherwise
    needs; necessarily; of necessity.
    • it is necessarily so
    • we must needs by objective
  • adverb by necessity
    inescapably; ineluctably; unavoidably.
    • the situation slid inescapably toward disaster

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  • adverb by virtue of analysis
    • assuming that the distinction is maintained one may ask which is to be analytically prior?

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  • adverb in a faithful manner
    dependably; reliably.
    • it always came on, faithfully, like the radio

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  • adverb without delay or hesitation; with no time intervening
    straightaway; forthwith; like a shot; at once; straight off; directly; right away; now; instantly.
    • he answered immediately
    • found an answer straightaway
    • an official accused of dishonesty should be suspended forthwith
    • Come here now!
  • adverb near or close by
    • he passed immediately behind her

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(Bot.) A tree (Antiaris toxicaria) of the Breadfruit family, common in the forests of Java and the neighboring islands. Its secretions are poisonous, and it has been fabulously reported that the atmosphere about it is deleterious. Called also bohun upas.

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  • noun the concentration of attention or energy on something
    direction; centering; focussing; focal point; focusing.
    • the focus of activity shifted to molecular biology
    • he had no direction in his life
  • noun maximum clarity or distinctness of an image rendered by an optical system
    • in focus
    • out of focus

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Whatever person; any person who; be or she who; any one who; as, he shall be punished, whoever he may be. "Whoever envies or repines." Milton. "Whoever the king favors." Shak.

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  • verb add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing
    expound; lucubrate; dilate; expatiate; enlarge; exposit; flesh out; expand.
    • She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation
  • verb produce from basic elements or sources; change into a more developed product
    • The bee elaborates honey

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  • verb inquire into
    search; research.
    • the students had to research the history of the Second World War for their history project
    • He searched for information on his relatives on the web
    • Scientists are exploring the nature of consciousness
  • verb travel to or penetrate into
    • explore unknown territory in biology

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  • noun a circle that rolls around (inside or outside) another circle; generates an epicycloid or hypocycloid

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  • noun lack of agreement or harmony
  • noun disagreement among those expected to cooperate

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  • adverb without deviation
    straight; direct.
    • the path leads directly to the lake
    • went direct to the office
  • adverb without anyone or anything intervening
    • these two factors are directly related
    • he was directly responsible
    • measured the physical properties directly

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  • noun (golf) the head of the club which strikes the ball
    golf-club head; club-head; club head.

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  • noun (linguistics) the placing of one linguistic element after another (as placing a modifier after the word that it modifies in a sentence or placing an affix after the base to which it is attached)

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  • adverb with obstinate determination
    • he pursued her doggedly

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  • adverb with respect to arithmetic
    • this problem is arithmetically easy

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  • noun someone who draws up specifications giving details (as for obtaining a patent)

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  • adverb as might be expected
    course; of course.
    • naturally, the lawyer sent us a huge bill
  • adverb according to nature; by natural means; without artificial help
    • naturally grown flowers

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  • adverb in an avid manner
    • whatever the flavor or color of your local paper, do remember that these are read avidly for local information

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  • noun the final stage of meiosis when the chromosomes move toward opposite ends of the nuclear spindle
  • noun the final stage of mitosis

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