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scholiastic

Of or pertaining to a scholiast, or his pursuits. Swift.

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modernise

  • verb become technologically advanced
    develop; modernize.
    • Many countries in Asia are now developing at a very fast pace
    • Viet Nam is modernizing rapidly
  • verb make repairs, renovations, revisions or adjustments to
    modernize; overhaul.
    • You should overhaul your car engine
    • overhaul the health care system

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manualist

One who works wih the hands; an artificer.

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modernize

  • verb make repairs, renovations, revisions or adjustments to
    overhaul; modernise.
    • You should overhaul your car engine
    • overhaul the health care system
  • verb become technologically advanced
    develop; modernise.
    • Many countries in Asia are now developing at a very fast pace
    • Viet Nam is modernizing rapidly

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commentatorial

Pertaining to the making of commentaries. Whewell.

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grecque

An ornament supposed to be of Greek origin, esp. a fret or meander,

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disinherit

  • verb prevent deliberately (as by making a will) from inheriting
    disown.

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martyrological

Pertaining to martyrology or martyrs; registering, or registered in, a catalogue of martyrs.

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remontant

(Hort.) Rising again; -- applied to a class of roses which bloom more than once in a season; the hybrid perpetual roses, of which the Jacqueminot is a well-known example.

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hesychast

One of a mystical sect of the Greek Church in the fourteenth century; a quietist. Brande & C.

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ascribe

  • verb attribute or credit to
    impute; assign; attribute.
    • We attributed this quotation to Shakespeare
    • People impute great cleverness to cats

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aver

  • verb report or maintain
    say; allege.
    • He alleged that he was the victim of a crime
    • He said it was too late to intervene in the war
    • The registrar says that I owe the school money
  • verb to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true
    avow; affirm; verify; swan; assert; swear.
    • Before God I swear I am innocent

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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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autodidactic

  • adjective relating to or having the characteristics of an autodidact

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interrupted

  • adjective satellite discontinued temporarily
    • we resumed the interrupted discussion
  • verb make a break in
    interrupt; cut off; disrupt; break up.
    • We interrupt the program for the following messages

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epithalamic

Belonging to, or designed for, an epithalamium.

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hark

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

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thoreauvian

  • adjective relating to or like or in the manner of Henry David Thoreau

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venerate

  • verb regard with feelings of respect and reverence; consider hallowed or exalted or be in awe of
    fear; revere; reverence.
    • Fear God as your father
    • We venerate genius

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epitaphic

Pertaining to an epitaph; epitaphian. -- n. An epitaph. Udall.

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criminalize

  • verb treat as a criminal
  • verb declare illegal; outlaw
    illegalise; outlaw; illegalize; criminalise.
    • Marijuana is criminalized in the U.S.

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annalistic

  • adjective relating to annals
    • a book with an annalistic approach

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stem

  • noun (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed
    root word; radical; theme; base; root.
    • thematic vowels are part of the stem
  • noun a slender or elongated structure that supports a plant or fungus or a plant part or plant organ
    stalk.

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hermitic

  • adjective satellite characterized by ascetic solitude
    hermitical; eremitical; eremitic; anchoritic.
    • the eremitic element in the life of a religious colony
    • his hermitic existence

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revere

  • noun American silversmith remembered for his midnight ride (celebrated in a poem by Longfellow) to warn the colonists in Lexington and Concord that British troops were coming (1735-1818)
    Paul Revere.
  • noun a lapel on a woman's garment; turned back to show the reverse side
    revers.

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apophatic

  • adjective of or relating to the belief that God can be known to humans only in terms of what He is not (such as `God is unknowable')

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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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cameralist

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terma

(Anat.) The terminal lamina, or thin ventral part, of the anterior wall of the third ventricle of the brain. B. G. Wilder.

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conceptualize

  • verb have the idea for
    gestate; conceive; conceptualise.
    • He conceived of a robot that would help paralyzed patients
    • This library was well conceived

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eremitic

  • adjective of or relating to or befitting eremites or their practices of hermitic living
    eremitical.
    • eremitic austerities
  • adjective satellite characterized by ascetic solitude
    hermitical; eremitical; hermitic; anchoritic.
    • the eremitic element in the life of a religious colony
    • his hermitic existence

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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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smarta

  • noun one of a group of brahmans who uphold nonsectarian orthodoxy according to the Vedanta school of Hinduism

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antedate

  • verb be earlier in time; go back further
    antecede; forego; predate; forgo; precede.
    • Stone tools precede bronze tools
  • verb establish something as being earlier relative to something else
    predate; foredate.

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balladic

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enshrine

  • verb enclose in a shrine
    shrine.
    • the saint's bones were enshrined in the cathedral
  • verb hold sacred
    saint.

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patristical

  • adjective of or relating to the writings of the early church fathers
    patristic.

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dictate

  • noun an authoritative rule
  • noun a guiding principle
    • the dictates of reason

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qabalistic

  • adjective satellite having a secret or hidden meaning
    cryptical; cryptic; sibylline; cabalistic; kabbalistic.
    • cabalistic symbols engraved in stone
    • cryptic writings
    • thoroughly sibylline in most of his pronouncements"- John Gunther

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affirm

  • verb establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts
    substantiate; support; confirm; corroborate; sustain.
    • his story confirmed my doubts
    • The evidence supports the defendant
  • verb to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true
    avow; verify; swan; assert; swear; aver.
    • Before God I swear I am innocent

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canonistic

Of or pertaining to a canonist. "This canonistic exposition." Milton.

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locate

  • verb discover the location of; determine the place of; find by searching or examining
    turn up.
    • Can you locate your cousins in the Midwest?
    • My search turned up nothing
  • verb determine or indicate the place, site, or limits of, as if by an instrument or by a survey
    situate.
    • Our sense of sight enables us to locate objects in space
    • Locate the boundaries of the property

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sapiential

  • adjective satellite characterized by wisdom, especially the wisdom of God
    • a sapiential government

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bearer

  • noun someone whose employment involves carrying something
    toter; carrier.
    • the bonds were transmitted by carrier
  • noun a messenger who bears or presents
    • a bearer of good tidings

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hark

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

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miscarry

  • verb be unsuccessful
    fail; go wrong.
    • Where do today's public schools fail?
    • The attempt to rescue the hostages failed miserably
  • verb suffer a miscarriage

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wreathe

  • verb move with slow, sinuous movements
  • verb decorate or deck with wreaths
    • wreathe the grave site

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anchoritic

  • adjective satellite characterized by ascetic solitude
    hermitical; eremitical; eremitic; hermitic.
    • the eremitic element in the life of a religious colony
    • his hermitic existence

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coexist

  • verb coexist peacefully, as of nations
  • verb exist together

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epitomise

  • verb embody the essential characteristics of or be a typical example of
    typify; epitomize.
    • The fugue typifies Bach's style of composition

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illuminist

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assign

  • verb give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)
    depute; delegate; designate.
  • verb give out
    portion; allot.
    • We were assigned new uniforms

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dating

  • noun use of chemical analysis to estimate the age of geological specimens
    geological dating.
  • verb go on a date with
    date.
    • Tonight she is dating a former high school sweetheart

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epitomize

  • verb embody the essential characteristics of or be a typical example of
    typify; epitomise.
    • The fugue typifies Bach's style of composition

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romanistic

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prescribe

  • verb issue commands or orders for
    order; dictate.

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jainist

  • noun a believer in Jainism
  • adjective relating to or characteristic of Jainism
    Jain.
    • Jain gods

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oriental

  • adjective satellite denoting or characteristic of countries of Asia
    • oriental civilization
  • noun a member of an Oriental race; the term is regarded as offensive by Asians (especially by Asian Americans)
    oriental person.

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reformational

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uphold

  • verb keep or maintain in unaltered condition; cause to remain or last
    carry on; preserve; continue; bear on.
    • preserve the peace in the family
    • continue the family tradition
    • Carry on the old traditions
  • verb stand up for; stick up for; of causes, principles, or ideals

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psalmic

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assert

  • verb state categorically
    asseverate; maintain.
  • verb to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true
    avow; affirm; verify; swan; swear; aver.
    • Before God I swear I am innocent

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brahminic

  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of a brahmin
    brahminical.

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attest

  • verb provide evidence for; stand as proof of; show by one's behavior, attitude, or external attributes
    certify; demonstrate; evidence; manifest.
    • His high fever attested to his illness
    • The buildings in Rome manifest a high level of architectural sophistication
    • This decision demonstrates his sense of fairness
  • verb authenticate, affirm to be true, genuine, or correct, as in an official capacity
    • I attest this signature

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americanist

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linger

  • verb remain present although waning or gradually dying
    • Her perfume lingered on
  • verb be about
    loaf; footle; mess about; lallygag; lollygag; lurk; tarry; mill about; hang around; lounge; loiter; mill around.
    • The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square
    • Who is this man that is hanging around the department?

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postbiblical

  • adjective subsequent to biblical times

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cohere

  • verb come or be in close contact with; stick or hold together and resist separation
    cleave; stick; cling; adhere.
    • The dress clings to her body
    • The label stuck to the box
    • The sushi rice grains cohere
  • verb cause to form a united, orderly, and aesthetically consistent whole
    • Religion can cohere social groups

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abrahamic

Pertaining to Abraham, the patriarch; as, the Abrachamic covenant.

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teach

  • noun an English pirate who operated in the Caribbean and off the Atlantic coast of North America (died in 1718)
    Thatch; Edward Teach; Edward Thatch; Blackbeard.
  • verb impart skills or knowledge to
    instruct; learn.
    • I taught them French
    • He instructed me in building a boat

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agamic

  • adjective satellite (of reproduction) not involving the fusion of male and female gametes in reproduction
    agamogenetic; parthenogenetic; apomictic; agamous.

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allege

  • verb report or maintain
    aver; say.
    • He alleged that he was the victim of a crime
    • He said it was too late to intervene in the war
    • The registrar says that I owe the school money

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bardic

  • adjective being a bard or relating to a bard's poetry
    • bardic poetry

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survive

  • verb continue to live through hardship or adversity
    live on; last; hold up; live; endure; hold out; go.
    • We went without water and food for 3 days
    • These superstitions survive in the backwaters of America
    • The race car driver lived through several very serious accidents
    • how long can a person last without food and water?
  • verb continue in existence after (an adversity, etc.)
    pull round; make it; come through; pull through.
    • He survived the cancer against all odds

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wiccan

  • noun a believer in Wicca
    witch.
  • adjective of or relating to Wicca

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situate

  • verb determine or indicate the place, site, or limits of, as if by an instrument or by a survey
    locate.
    • Our sense of sight enables us to locate objects in space
    • Locate the boundaries of the property
  • verb put (something somewhere) firmly
    posit; fix; deposit.
    • She posited her hand on his shoulder
    • deposit the suitcase on the bench
    • fix your eyes on this spot

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etatist

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emphasise

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

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recount

  • noun an additional (usually a second) count; especially of the votes in a close election
  • verb narrate or give a detailed account of
    recite; tell; narrate.
    • Tell what happened
    • The father told a story to his child

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dictated

  • adjective satellite determined or decided upon as by an authority
    set; determined.
    • date and place are already determined
    • the dictated terms of surrender
    • the time set for the launching
  • verb issue commands or orders for
    prescribe; order; dictate.

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chaucerian

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inaugurate

  • verb commence officially
    kick off.
  • verb open ceremoniously or dedicate formally

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theravada

  • noun one of two great schools of Buddhist doctrine emphasizing personal salvation through your own efforts; a conservative form of Buddhism that adheres to Pali scriptures and the non-theistic ideal of self purification to nirvana; the dominant religion of Sri Lanka (Ceylon) and Myanmar (Burma) and Thailand and Laos and Cambodia
    Theravada Buddhism.

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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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cabalist

  • noun a member of a cabal
  • noun an expert who is highly skilled in obscure or difficult or esoteric matters
    kabbalist.

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accredit

  • verb grant credentials to
    recognize; recognise.
    • The Regents officially recognized the new educational institution
    • recognize an academic degree
  • verb provide or send (envoys or embassadors) with official credentials

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averroist

One of a sect of peripatetic philosophers, who appeared in Italy before the restoration of learning; so denominated from Averroes, or Averrhoes, a celebrated Arabian philosopher. He held the doctrine of monopsychism.

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coexist

  • verb coexist peacefully, as of nations
  • verb exist together

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associate

  • noun a person who joins with others in some activity or endeavor
    • he had to consult his associate before continuing
  • noun a friend who is frequently in the company of another
    familiar; comrade; fellow; companion.
    • drinking companions
    • comrades in arms

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pesantren

  • noun a Muslim school in Indonesia operated by religious leaders; produces young militants skilled in jihad
    pesantran.

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antedate

  • verb be earlier in time; go back further
    antecede; forego; predate; forgo; precede.
    • Stone tools precede bronze tools
  • verb establish something as being earlier relative to something else
    predate; foredate.

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vitruvian

Of or pertaining to Vitruvius, an ancient Roman architect. Oxf. Gloss.

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bequeath

  • verb leave or give by will after one's death
    will; leave.
    • My aunt bequeathed me all her jewelry
    • My grandfather left me his entire estate

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beethovenian

  • adjective of or relating to Ludwig van Beethoven or his music

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pioneer

  • noun someone who helps to open up a new line of research or technology or art
    trailblazer; groundbreaker; innovator.
  • noun one the first colonists or settlers in a new territory
    • they went west as pioneers with only the possessions they could carry with them

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petrarchan

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pastorale

  • noun a musical composition that evokes rural life
    idyll; pastoral; idyl.

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casuistical

  • adjective of or relating to or practicing casuistry
    casuistic.
    • overly subtle casuistic reasoning
  • adjective of or relating to the use of ethical principles to resolve moral problems
    casuistic.

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espouse

  • verb choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans
    follow; adopt.
    • She followed the feminist movement
    • The candidate espouses Republican ideals
  • verb take in marriage
    get hitched with; wed; marry; conjoin; get married; hook up with.

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theophanic

Of or pertaining to a theopany; appearing to man, as a god.

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enjoin

  • verb issue an injunction
  • verb give instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority
    say; order; tell.
    • I said to him to go home
    • She ordered him to do the shopping
    • The mother told the child to get dressed

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traditionless

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narrate

  • verb provide commentary for a film, for example
  • verb narrate or give a detailed account of
    recite; tell; recount.
    • Tell what happened
    • The father told a story to his child

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belletristic

  • adjective satellite written and regarded for aesthetic value rather than content

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bearer

  • noun someone whose employment involves carrying something
    toter; carrier.
    • the bonds were transmitted by carrier
  • noun a messenger who bears or presents
    • a bearer of good tidings

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