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homoeostatic

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ensnare

  • verb take or catch as if in a snare or trap
    entrap; frame; set up.
    • I was set up!
    • The innocent man was framed by the police
  • verb catch in or as if in a trap
    trammel; entrap; snare; trap.
    • The men trap foxes

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nonpossession

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thereunder

  • adverb under that
    under it; under that.
    • the headings and the items listed thereunder

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introjected

  • adjective satellite incorporated unconsciously into your own psyche
  • verb incorporate (attitudes or ideas) into one's personality unconsciously
    introject.

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at

  • noun a highly unstable radioactive element (the heaviest of the halogen series); a decay product of uranium and thorium
    atomic number 85; astatine.
  • noun 100 at equal 1 kip in Laos

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pheromonal

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impermissibly

  • adverb not permissibly
    • the radon level in the basement was impermissibly high

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epigenetic

Of or pertaining to the epigenesis; produced according to the theory of epigenesis.

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mandate

  • noun a document giving an official instruction or command
    authorisation; authorization.
  • noun a territory surrendered by Turkey or Germany after World War I and put under the tutelage of some other European power until they are able to stand by themselves
    mandatory.

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decentring

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preempt

  • noun a high bid that is intended to prevent the opposing players from bidding
    pre-empt; preemptive bid.
  • verb acquire for oneself before others can do so

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eviscerate

  • verb surgically remove a part of a structure or an organ
    resect.
  • verb remove the contents of
    • eviscerate the stomach

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further

  • verb promote the growth of
    foster.
    • Foster our children's well-being and education
  • verb contribute to the progress or growth of
    advance; encourage; promote; boost.
    • I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom

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neuroendocrine

  • adjective of or relating to the nervous and endocrine systems (especially as they function together)

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stipulate

  • verb specify as a condition or requirement in a contract or agreement; make an express demand or provision in an agreement
    qualify; specify; condition.
    • The will stipulates that she can live in the house for the rest of her life
    • The contract stipulates the dates of the payments
  • verb give a guarantee or promise of
    • They stipulated to release all the prisoners

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prudential

  • adjective satellite arising from or characterized by prudence especially in business matters
    • he abstained partly for prudential reasons

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prohibit

  • verb command against
    forbid; proscribe; disallow; veto; nix; interdict.
    • I forbid you to call me late at night
    • Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store
    • Dad nixed our plans

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promulgated

  • adjective satellite formally made public
    published.
    • published accounts
  • verb state or announce
    exclaim; promulgate; proclaim.
    • `I am not a Communist,' he exclaimed
    • The King will proclaim an amnesty

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isosmotic

  • adjective (used of solutions) having the same or equal osmotic pressure
    isotonic.

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baseball

  • noun a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs
    baseball game.
    • he played baseball in high school
    • there was a baseball game on every empty lot
    • there was a desire for National League ball in the area
    • play ball!
  • noun a ball used in playing baseball

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federalize

  • verb unite on a federal basis or band together as a league
    federate; federalise.
    • The country was federated after the civil war
  • verb put under the control and authority of a federal government
    federalise.

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haircut

  • noun the style in which hair has been cut
  • noun the act of cutting the hair

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oh

  • noun a midwestern state in north central United States in the Great Lakes region
    Ohio; Buckeye State.

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infringe

  • verb go against, as of rules and laws
    run afoul; conflict; contravene.
    • He ran afoul of the law
    • This behavior conflicts with our rules
  • verb advance beyond the usual limit
    impinge; encroach.

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translational

  • adjective of or relating to uniform movement without rotation

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stipulate

  • verb specify as a condition or requirement in a contract or agreement; make an express demand or provision in an agreement
    qualify; specify; condition.
    • The will stipulates that she can live in the house for the rest of her life
    • The contract stipulates the dates of the payments
  • verb give a guarantee or promise of
    • They stipulated to release all the prisoners

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hormonal

  • adjective of or relating to or caused by hormones
    • hormonal changes

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stifle

  • noun joint between the femur and tibia in a quadruped; corresponds to the human knee
    knee.
  • verb conceal or hide
    muffle; strangle; smother; repress.
    • smother a yawn
    • muffle one's anger
    • strangle a yawn

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meliorate

  • verb to make better
    better; amend; ameliorate; improve.
    • The editor improved the manuscript with his changes
  • verb get better
    better; ameliorate; improve.
    • The weather improved toward evening

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exempt

  • verb grant relief or an exemption from a rule or requirement to
    relieve; free.
    • She exempted me from the exam
  • verb grant exemption or release to
    excuse; relieve; let off.
    • Please excuse me from this class

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basketball

  • noun a game played on a court by two opposing teams of 5 players; points are scored by throwing the ball through an elevated horizontal hoop
    hoops; basketball game.
  • noun an inflated ball used in playing basketball

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stomatal

  • adjective relating to or of the nature of or having a mouth or mouthlike opening
    stomatous.
  • adjective relating to or constituting plant stomata
    stomatous.
    • stomatal openings

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banning

  • noun an official prohibition or edict against something
    ban; forbidding; forbiddance.
  • verb forbid the public distribution of ( a movie or a newspaper)
    ban; censor.

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redistribute

  • verb distribute anew
    • redistribute the troops more strategically

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minder

  • noun someone (usually in totalitarian countries) who is assigned to watch over foreign visitors
    • I turned around and there, a few hundred feet away, was our government minder, Li Wong Su, huffing and puffing toward us
  • noun a person who looks after babies (usually in the person's own home) while the babys' parents are working
    baby minder; babyminder.

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exempt

  • verb grant relief or an exemption from a rule or requirement to
    relieve; free.
    • She exempted me from the exam
  • verb grant exemption or release to
    excuse; relieve; let off.
    • Please excuse me from this class

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expressional

Of, or relating to, expression; phraseological; also, vividly representing or suggesting an idea sentiment. Fized. Hall. Ruskin.

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amend

  • verb make amendments to
    • amend the document
  • verb to make better
    better; ameliorate; meliorate; improve.
    • The editor improved the manuscript with his changes

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redox

  • noun a reversible chemical reaction in which one reaction is an oxidation and the reverse is a reduction
    oxidoreduction; oxidation-reduction.

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prohibit

  • verb command against
    forbid; proscribe; disallow; veto; nix; interdict.
    • I forbid you to call me late at night
    • Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store
    • Dad nixed our plans

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strict

  • adjective satellite rigidly accurate; allowing no deviation from a standard
    rigorous.
    • rigorous application of the law
    • a strict vegetarian
  • adjective satellite (of rules) stringently enforced
    hard-and-fast.
    • hard-and-fast rules

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unconstitutionally

  • adverb in an unconstitutional manner
    • the president acted unconstitutionally

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forbidding

  • noun an official prohibition or edict against something
    ban; forbiddance; banning.
  • verb command against
    prohibit; forbid; proscribe; disallow; veto; nix; interdict.
    • I forbid you to call me late at night
    • Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store
    • Dad nixed our plans

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cytokine

  • noun any of various protein molecules secreted by cells of the immune system that serve to regulate the immune system

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proscribe

  • verb command against
    prohibit; forbid; disallow; veto; nix; interdict.
    • I forbid you to call me late at night
    • Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store
    • Dad nixed our plans

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curtail

  • verb place restrictions on
    restrict; curb; cut back.
    • curtail drinking in school
  • verb terminate or abbreviate before its intended or proper end or its full extent
    cut short; clip.
    • My speech was cut short
    • Personal freedom is curtailed in many countries

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revoke

  • noun the mistake of not following suit when able to do so
    renege.
  • verb fail to follow suit when able and required to do so

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prescribe

  • verb issue commands or orders for
    order; dictate.

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sumptuary

  • adjective satellite regulating or controlling expenditure or personal behavior
    • sumptuary laws discouraging construction of large houses on small plots
    • sumptuary laws forbidding gambling

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disallow

  • verb command against
    prohibit; forbid; proscribe; veto; nix; interdict.
    • I forbid you to call me late at night
    • Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store
    • Dad nixed our plans

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mercantilistic

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impose

  • verb compel to behave in a certain way
    enforce.
    • Social relations impose courtesy
  • verb impose something unpleasant
    bring down; visit; inflict.
    • The principal visited his rage on the students

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discriminate

  • verb recognize or perceive the difference
    know apart.
  • verb treat differently on the basis of sex or race
    single out; separate.

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glucocorticoid

  • noun a steroid hormone that is produced by the adrenal cortex of animals; affects functioning of gonads and has anti-inflammatory activity

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impinge

  • verb impinge or infringe upon
    trench; entrench; encroach.
    • This impinges on my rights as an individual
    • This matter entrenches on other domains
  • verb advance beyond the usual limit
    infringe; encroach.

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circadian

  • adjective of or relating to biological processes occurring at 24-hour intervals
    • circadian rhythms

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haircut

  • noun the style in which hair has been cut
  • noun the act of cutting the hair

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deprive

  • verb take away possessions from someone
    divest; strip.
    • The Nazis stripped the Jews of all their assets
  • verb keep from having, keeping, or obtaining

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antimonopoly

  • adjective satellite of laws and regulations; designed to protect trade and commerce from unfair business practices
    antitrust.

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turgor

  • noun (biology) the normal rigid state of fullness of a cell or blood vessel or capillary resulting from pressure of the contents against the wall or membrane

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disallow

  • verb command against
    prohibit; forbid; proscribe; veto; nix; interdict.
    • I forbid you to call me late at night
    • Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store
    • Dad nixed our plans

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telomerase

  • noun an enzyme in eukaryotic cells that can add telomeres to the ends of chromosomes after they divide

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restrict

  • verb place restrictions on
    curtail; curb; cut back.
    • curtail drinking in school
  • verb place under restrictions; limit access to
    • This substance is controlled

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supranational

  • adjective satellite transcending established national boundaries or spheres of interest
    • a supranational economy
    • supranational federations

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proscribe

  • verb command against
    prohibit; forbid; disallow; veto; nix; interdict.
    • I forbid you to call me late at night
    • Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store
    • Dad nixed our plans

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solvency

  • noun the ability to meet maturing obligations as they come due

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expectancy

  • noun an expectation
    anticipation.
  • noun something expected (as on the basis of a norm)
    anticipation.
    • each of them had their own anticipations
    • an indicator of expectancy in development

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clarify

  • verb make clear and (more) comprehensible
    elucidate; clear up.
    • clarify the mystery surrounding her death
  • verb make clear by removing impurities or solids, as by heating
    • clarify the butter
    • clarify beer

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comport

  • verb behave well or properly
    behave.
    • The children must learn to behave
  • verb behave in a certain manner
    acquit; bear; behave; conduct; carry; deport.
    • She carried herself well
    • he bore himself with dignity
    • They conducted themselves well during these difficult times

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extraterritorial

  • adjective outside territorial limits or jurisdiction
    exterritorial.
    • fishing in extraterritorial waters
    • enjoying exterritorial privileges and rights

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implicate

  • verb bring into intimate and incriminating connection
    • He is implicated in the scheme to defraud the government
  • verb impose, involve, or imply as a necessary accompaniment or result
    entail.
    • What does this move entail?

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barring

  • noun the act of excluding someone by a negative vote or veto
    blackball.
  • verb prevent from entering; keep out
    debar; bar; exclude.
    • He was barred from membership in the club

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lax

  • adjective satellite lacking in rigor or strictness
    slack.
    • such lax and slipshod ways are no longer acceptable
    • lax in attending classes
    • slack in maintaining discipline
  • adjective pronounced with muscles of the tongue and jaw relatively relaxed (e.g., the vowel sound in `bet')

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supersede

  • verb take the place or move into the position of
    supercede; supplant; supervene upon; replace.
    • Smith replaced Miller as CEO after Miller left
    • the computer has supplanted the slide rule
    • Mary replaced Susan as the team's captain and the highest-ranked player in the school

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osha

  • noun a government agency in the Department of Labor to maintain a safe and healthy work environment
    Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

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preempt

  • noun a high bid that is intended to prevent the opposing players from bidding
    pre-empt; preemptive bid.
  • verb acquire for oneself before others can do so

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tight

  • adjective closely constrained or constricted or constricting
    • tight skirts
    • he hated tight starched collars
    • fingers closed in a tight fist
    • a tight feeling in his chest
  • adjective satellite pulled or drawn tight
    taut.
    • taut sails
    • a tight drumhead
    • a tight rope

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softball

  • noun ball used in playing softball
    playground ball.
  • noun a game closely resembling baseball that is played on a smaller diamond and with a ball that is larger and softer
    softball game.

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homeothermic

  • adjective satellite of birds and mammals; having constant and relatively high body temperature
    homothermic; homoiothermic.

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restricting

  • adjective satellite restricting the scope or freedom of action
    constraining; constrictive; confining; limiting.
  • verb place restrictions on
    restrict; curtail; curb; cut back.
    • curtail drinking in school

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require

  • verb require as useful, just, or proper
    call for; necessitate; involve; need; take; demand; ask; postulate.
    • It takes nerve to do what she did
    • success usually requires hard work
    • This job asks a lot of patience and skill
    • This position demands a lot of personal sacrifice
    • This dinner calls for a spectacular dessert
    • This intervention does not postulate a patient's consent
  • verb consider obligatory; request and expect
    ask; expect.
    • We require our secretary to be on time
    • Aren't we asking too much of these children?
    • I expect my students to arrive in time for their lessons

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vasomotor

  • adjective relating to the nerves and muscles that cause the blood vessels to constrict or dilate

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therein

  • adverb (formal) in or into that thing or place
    in this; in that.
    • they can read therein what our plans are

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authorize

  • verb grant authorization or clearance for
    clear; authorise; pass.
    • Clear the manuscript for publication
    • The rock star never authorized this slanderous biography
  • verb give or delegate power or authority to
    empower; authorise.
    • She authorized her assistant to sign the papers

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engrailed

(Her.) Indented with small concave curves, as the edge of a bordure, bend, or the like.

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contemplate

  • verb look at thoughtfully; observe deep in thought
    • contemplate one's navel
  • verb consider as a possibility
    • I contemplated leaving school and taking a full-time job

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fda

  • noun a federal agency in the Department of Health and Human Services established to regulate the release of new foods and health-related products
    Food and Drug Administration.

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volleyball

  • noun a game in which two teams hit an inflated ball over a high net using their hands
    volleyball game.
  • noun an inflated ball used in playing volleyball

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confiscatory

Effecting confiscation; characterized by confiscations. "Confiscatory and exterminatory periods." Burke.

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lymphokine

  • noun a cytokine secreted by helper T cells in response to stimulation by antigens and that acts on other cells of the immune system (as by activating macrophages)

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apply

  • verb put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose
    employ; use; utilize; utilise.
    • use your head!
    • we only use Spanish at home
    • I can't use this tool
    • Apply a magnetic field here
    • This thinking was applied to many projects
    • How do you utilize this tool?
    • I apply this rule to get good results
    • use the plastic bags to store the food
    • He doesn't know how to use a computer
  • verb be pertinent or relevant or applicable
    hold; go for.
    • The same laws apply to you!
    • This theory holds for all irrational numbers
    • The same rules go for everyone

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constrain

  • verb hold back
    encumber; restrain; cumber.
  • verb restrict
    stiffen; tighten; tighten up.
    • Tighten the rules
    • stiffen the regulations

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stringent

  • adjective satellite demanding strict attention to rules and procedures
    rigorous; tight.
    • rigorous discipline
    • tight security
    • stringent safety measures

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violate

  • verb fail to agree with; be in violation of; as of rules or patterns
    go against; break.
    • This sentence violates the rules of syntax
  • verb act in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises
    go against; infract; break; offend; breach; transgress.
    • offend all laws of humanity
    • violate the basic laws or human civilization
    • break a law
    • break a promise

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merger

  • noun the combination of two or more commercial companies
    uniting; amalgamation.
  • noun an occurrence that involves the production of a union
    fusion; unification.

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predate

  • verb be earlier in time; go back further
    antecede; forego; forgo; antedate; precede.
    • Stone tools precede bronze tools
  • verb come before
    precede.
    • Most English adjectives precede the noun they modify

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nonconscious

  • adjective satellite concerning mental functioning that is not represented in consciousness
    • nonconscious psychic processes
  • adjective satellite relating to the lack of consciousness of inanimate things

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empower

  • verb give or delegate power or authority to
    authorize; authorise.
    • She authorized her assistant to sign the papers
  • verb give qualities or abilities to
    endue; gift; invest; indue; endow.

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firearm

  • noun a portable gun
    small-arm; piece.
    • he wore his firearm in a shoulder holster

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interfere

  • verb come between so as to be hindrance or obstacle
    • Your talking interferes with my work!
  • verb get involved, so as to alter or hinder an action, or through force or threat of force
    step in; intervene; interpose.
    • Why did the U.S. not intervene earlier in WW II?

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autonomic

  • adjective satellite relating to or controlled by the autonomic nervous system
    • autonomic reflexes

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