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

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  • noun a shaky motion
    quiver; quivering; vibration; palpitation; shakiness; shaking.
    • the shaking of his fingers as he lit his pipe
  • verb move or jerk quickly and involuntarily up and down or sideways
    • His hands were trembling when he signed the document

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  • noun failure to adhere to moral principles
    • forgave us our sins and cleansed us of all unrighteousness

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  • noun an authoritative command or request

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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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  • 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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  • noun a unit of electrical resistance equal to the resistance between two points on a conductor when a potential difference of one volt between them produces a current of one ampere
  • noun German physicist who formulated Ohm's law (1787-1854)
    Georg Simon Ohm.

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

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  • noun the time that the curfew signal is sounded
  • noun a signal (usually a bell) announcing the start of curfew restrictions

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  • adverb in an obsequious manner
    obsequiously; subserviently.
    • she acts obsequiously toward her boss

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  • noun Indian physicist who with Albert Einstein proposed statistical laws based on the indistinguishability of particles; led to the description of fundamental particles that later came to be known as bosons
    Satyendra Nath Bose; Satyendra N. Bose.

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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 a metric unit of length equal to one quadrillionth of a meter
    femtometer; femtometre.
  • noun Italian nuclear physicist (in the United States after 1939) who worked on artificial radioactivity caused by neutron bombardment and who headed the group that in 1942 produced the first controlled nuclear reaction (1901-1954)
    Enrico Fermi.

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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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The name of the Supreme Being, in use among the Arabs and the Mohammedans generally.

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  • adverb in an obsequious manner
    servilely; subserviently.
    • she acts obsequiously toward her boss

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  • noun thorny Eurasian shrub of small tree having dense clusters of white to scarlet flowers followed by deep red berries; established as an escape in eastern North America
    English hawthorn; Crataegus oxycantha; whitethorn; Crataegus laevigata.
  • noun the month following April and preceding June

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  • noun United States chemist (born in Norway) noted for his work in thermodynamics (1903-1976)
    Lars Onsager.

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  • adjective satellite beyond or deviating from the usual or expected
    funny; rum; singular; queer; curious; odd; rummy.
    • a curious hybrid accent
    • her speech has a funny twang
    • they have some funny ideas about war
    • had an odd name
    • the peculiar aromatic odor of cloves
    • something definitely queer about this town
    • what a rum fellow
    • singular behavior
  • adjective satellite unique or specific to a person or thing or category
    special; particular.
    • the particular demands of the job
    • has a particular preference for Chinese art
    • a peculiar bond of sympathy between them
    • an expression peculiar to Canadians
    • rights peculiar to the rich
    • the special features of a computer
    • my own special chair

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  • adverb at the proper time
    • she was duly apprised of the raise

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  • adverb in a servile manner
    • he always acts so deferentially around his supervisor

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  • noun (often plural) a command given by a superior (e.g., a military or law enforcement officer) that must be obeyed
    • the British ships dropped anchor and waited for orders from London
  • noun a degree in a continuum of size or quantity
    order of magnitude.
    • it was on the order of a mile
    • an explosion of a low order of magnitude

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  • adverb in a submissive or spiritless manner
    • meekly bowed to his wishes
  • adverb in a humble manner
    • he humbly lowered his head

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  • adverb not subject to a condition
    • he accepted the offer unconditionally
  • adverb in an unqualified manner
    categorically; flatly.
    • he flatly denied the charges

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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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Active; brisk; nimble; quick; sharp. Archaic or Prov. Eng. & Scot.
That horny-handed, snell, peremptory little man. Dr. J. Brown.

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  • adverb with reverence; in a reverent manner
    • he gazed reverently at the handiwork

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  • noun German astronomer who first stated laws of planetary motion (1571-1630)
    Johan Kepler; Johannes Kepler.

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  • adverb with extreme conscientiousness
    conscientiously; religiously.
    • he came religiously every morning at 8 o'clock

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  • noun United States physicist (born in Austria) who proposed the exclusion principle (thus providing a theoretical basis for the periodic table) (1900-1958)
    Wolfgang Pauli.

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  • adverb with loyalty; in a loyal manner
    • government will not be efficient unless the people as a whole accept leadership loyally and enthusiastically

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  • noun an authoritative direction or instruction to do something
    bid; dictation; bidding.
  • noun a military unit or region under the control of a single officer

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  • adverb in a thoughtless manner
    thoughtlessly; unthinking.
    • he stared thoughtlessly at the picture

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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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  • adverb in a willing manner
    • I willingly accept

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  • adverb without doubting or questioning
    • I implicitly trust him
  • adverb without ever expressing so clearly
    • he implicitly assumes that you know the answer

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  • adverb in a cheerful manner
    • he cheerfully agreed to do it

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  • noun German physicist who with Bunsen pioneered spectrum analysis and formulated two laws governing electric networks (1824-1887)
    Gustav Robert Kirchhoff; G. R. Kirchhoff.

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  • adverb with diligence; in a diligent manner
    • we may diligently observe the Lord's supper on the first day of the week, diligently preach the gospel, or minister to the saint

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  • noun a name for the God of the Old Testament as transliterated from the Hebrew consonants YHVH
    Yahweh; Jehovah; Yahveh; Jahvey; JHVH; YHVH; Jahweh; Yahve; Wahvey; Yahwe.

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  • noun (Greek mythology) the brother of Jocasta and uncle of Antigone who became king of Thebes after the fall of Oedipus

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  • noun a writ issued by court authority to compel the attendance of a witness at a judicial proceeding; disobedience may be punishable as a contempt of court
    subpoena ad testificandum.
  • verb serve or summon with a subpoena
    • The witness and her records were subpoenaed

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  • adverb without hesitation
    • she said yes unhesitatingly

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  • verb hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of
    thwart; bilk; cross; baffle; foil; spoil; queer; scotch.
    • What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge
    • foil your opponent
  • verb treat cruelly
    bedevil; rag; crucify; dun; torment.
    • The children tormented the stuttering teacher

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  • adverb in a joyous and gleeful manner
    joyously; gleefully.
    • the old man had greeted her gleefully

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  • noun a writ issued by court authority to compel the attendance of a witness at a judicial proceeding; disobedience may be punishable as a contempt of court
    subpoena ad testificandum.
  • verb serve or summon with a subpoena
    • The witness and her records were subpoenaed

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  • adverb in a willing manner
    fain; lief.
    • this was gladly agreed to
    • I would fain do it

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  • noun a name for the God of the Old Testament as transliterated from the Hebrew consonants YHVH
    Jehovah; Yahveh; Jahvey; JHVH; YHVH; YHWH; Jahweh; Yahve; Wahvey; Yahwe.

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

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  • adverb with extreme conscientiousness
    scrupulously; religiously.
    • he came religiously every morning at 8 o'clock

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  • noun Austrian physicist who contributed to the kinetic theory of gases (1844-1906)
    Ludwig Boltzmann.

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  • noun an alloy of nickel and chromium with high electrical resistance and an ability to withstand high temperatures; used for resistance heating elements

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  • noun a painful sore with a hard core filled with pus
  • noun the temperature at which a liquid boils at sea level
    boiling point.
    • they brought the water to a boil

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  • adverb in a humble manner
    • he humbly lowered his head
  • adverb in a miserly manner
    • they lived meanly and without ostentation

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  • adjective conformable to or allowed by law
    • lawful methods of dissent
  • adjective satellite according to custom or rule or natural law

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  • adverb by necessity; by force of circumstance

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  • noun Augustinian monk and botanist whose experiments in breeding garden peas led to his eventual recognition as founder of the science of genetics (1822-1884)
    Gregor Mendel; Johann Mendel.

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  • noun a domain in which something is dominant
    kingdom; land.
    • the untroubled kingdom of reason
    • a land of make-believe
    • the rise of the realm of cotton in the south
  • noun the domain ruled by a king or queen

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  • noun a request to be present
    • they came at his bidding
  • noun an order to appear in person at a given place and time

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  • noun any particle that obeys Bose-Einstein statistics but not the Pauli exclusion principle; all nuclei with an even mass number are bosons

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  • noun the time that the curfew signal is sounded
  • noun a signal (usually a bell) announcing the start of curfew restrictions

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  • noun an uproarious party
    bash; brawl.
  • noun the syllable naming the first (tonic) note of any major scale in solmization
    doh; ut.

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  • adverb in a punctilious manner
    • he launched into a long history of the birth of communism, giving credit punctiliously to the work of Marx and Engels

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  • noun a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes
  • noun English mathematician and physicist; remembered for developing the calculus and for his law of gravitation and his three laws of motion (1642-1727)
    Sir Isaac Newton; Isaac Newton.

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  • adverb according to habit or custom
    • her habitually severe expression
    • he habitually keeps his office door closed

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  • adjective of or relating to Karl Gauss or his mathematical theories of magnetics or electricity or astronomy or probability
    • Gaussian distribution

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  • adverb in a hopeless resigned manner
    • she shrugged her shoulders abjectly

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  • noun a lay judge or civil authority who administers the law (especially one who conducts a court dealing with minor offenses)

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  • adjective satellite not shrinking from danger
    unintimidated; unblinking; unshrinking.

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  • noun one of greater rank or station or quality
    superordinate; higher-up.
  • noun the head of a religious community

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  • noun the constant of proportionality relating the energy of a photon to its frequency; approximately 6.626 x 10^-34 joule-second
    Planck's constant.
  • noun a nonmetallic univalent element that is normally a colorless and odorless highly flammable diatomic gas; the simplest and lightest and most abundant element in the universe
    hydrogen; atomic number 1.

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  • noun any supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a force
    deity; divinity; immortal.
  • noun the supernatural being conceived as the perfect and omnipotent and omniscient originator and ruler of the universe; the object of worship in monotheistic religions
    Supreme Being.

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  • adjective not fair; marked by injustice or partiality or deception
    • used unfair methods
    • it was an unfair trial
    • took an unfair advantage
  • adjective violating principles of justice
    • unjust punishment
    • an unjust judge
    • an unjust accusation

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  • adverb without reserve; without reservation
    • he adopted wholeheartedly some of the policies that he had previously criticized

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  • noun a manual usually accompanying a technical device and explaining how to install or operate it
    instruction manual; book of instructions; operating instructions.
  • noun a message describing how something is to be done
    direction; instruction.
    • he gave directions faster than she could follow them

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  • adverb out of your own free will
    • he voluntarily submitted to the fingerprinting

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  • noun a pronouncement encouraging or banning some activity
    • the boss loves to send us directives
  • adjective satellite showing the way by conducting or leading; imposing direction on
    directing; guiding; directional.
    • felt his mother's directing arm around him
    • the directional role of science on industrial progress

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  • adverb restricted to something
    • we talked strictly business
  • adverb in a stringent manner
    • the laws are stringently enforced
    • stringently controlled

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  • noun the cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100
    yard; G; thousand; grand; M; chiliad; one thousand; K; 1000.

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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; immediately; now.
    • he answered immediately
    • found an answer straightaway
    • an official accused of dishonesty should be suspended forthwith
    • Come here now!
  • adverb without any delay
    instantaneously; in a flash; outright.
    • he was killed outright

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  • noun the travel of a commuter
  • noun a warrant substituting a lesser punishment for a greater one

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  • adverb without reservation
    • I can unreservedly recommend this restaurant!

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  • adverb in a hearty manner
    heartily; warmly.
    • `Yes,' the children chorused heartily
    • We welcomed her warmly

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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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  • adverb in a sullen manner
    glumly; dourly.
    • he sat in his chair dourly

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  • noun German chemist (1853-1932)
    Wilhelm Ostwald.

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  • adverb in a respectful manner
    • might I respectfully suggest to the Town Council that they should adopt a policy of masterly inactivity?

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  • noun a unit of radioactivity equal to the amount of a radioactive isotope that decays at the rate of 37,000,000,000 disintegrations per second
  • noun French physicist; husband of Marie Curie (1859-1906)
    Pierre Curie.

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  • noun any plant disease characterized by drooping and shriveling; usually caused by parasites attacking the roots
    wilt disease.
  • noun causing to become limp or drooping

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  • adverb in a grudging manner
    • he grudgingly agreed to have a drink in a hotel close by

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Of thee, or belonging to thee; the more common form of thine, possessive case of thou; -- used always attributively, and chiefly in the solemn or grave style, and in poetry. Thine is used in the predicate; as, the knife is thine. See Thine.
Our father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done. Matt. vi. 9,10.
These are thy glorious works, Parent of good. Milton.

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  • adverb with little or no delay
    quick; quickly.
    • the rescue squad arrived promptly
    • come here, quick!
  • adverb in a punctual manner
    pronto; readily.
    • he did his homework promptly

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  • noun United States astronomer who discovered that (as the universe expands) the speed with which nebulae recede increases with their distance from the observer (1889-1953)
    Edwin Hubble; Edwin Powell Hubble.

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  • noun one of a series of ridges that moves across the surface of a liquid (especially across a large body of water)
    moving ridge.
  • noun a movement like that of a sudden occurrence or increase in a specified phenomenon
    • a wave of settlers
    • troops advancing in waves

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  • noun a mechanism that puts something into automatic action

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  • noun the collection of rules imposed by authority
    • civilization presupposes respect for the law
    • the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order
  • noun legal document setting forth rules governing a particular kind of activity
    • there is a law against kidnapping

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  • adverb in a rigorous manner
    • he had been trained rigorously by the monks

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  • adverb with resolute determination
    firm; unwaveringly; firmly.
    • we firmly believed it
    • you must stand firm

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  • adverb as a matter of instinct
    • he instinctively grabbed the knife

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  • noun the aggregation of things (pedestrians or vehicles) coming and going in a particular locality during a specified period of time
  • noun buying and selling; especially illicit trade

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  • noun a constituent (proton or neutron) of an atomic nucleus

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An emphasized form of the personal pronoun of the second person; -- used as a subject commonly with thou; as, thou thyself shalt go; that is, thou shalt go, and no other. It is sometimes used, especially in the predicate, without thou, and in the nominative as well as in the objective case.
Thyself shalt see the act. Shak.
Ere I do thee, thou to thyself wast cruel. Milton.

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  • noun a quantum of electromagnetic radiation; an elementary particle that is its own antiparticle

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  • noun a cgs unit of magnetic flux equal to the flux perpendicular to an area of 1 square centimeter in a magnetic field of 1 gauss
  • noun Scottish physicist whose equations unified electricity and magnetism and who recognized the electromagnetic nature of light (1831-1879)
    James Clerk Maxwell; J. C. Maxwell.

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To owe; to be under obligation for. Obs. "By the faith I shall to God" Court of Love.

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  • noun a principle or condition that customarily governs behavior
    • it was his rule to take a walk before breakfast
    • short haircuts were the regulation
  • noun something regarded as a normative example
    formula; pattern; normal; convention.
    • the convention of not naming the main character
    • violence is the rule not the exception
    • his formula for impressing visitors

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  • adverb by religion
    • religiously inspired art
  • adverb with extreme conscientiousness
    conscientiously; scrupulously.
    • he came religiously every morning at 8 o'clock

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  • noun a generalization of the concept of a vector
  • noun any of several muscles that cause an attached structure to become tense or firm

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  • noun (physics) hypothetical truly fundamental particle in mesons and baryons; there are supposed to be six flavors of quarks (and their antiquarks), which come in pairs; each has an electric charge of +2/3 or -1/3
    • quarks have not been observed directly but theoretical predictions based on their existence have been confirmed experimentally
  • noun fresh unripened cheese of a smooth texture made from pasteurized milk, a starter, and rennet
    quark cheese.

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