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entitle (Also entitles, entitled, entitling) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to entitle

brevet

  • noun a document entitling a commissioned officer to hold a higher rank temporarily (but without higher pay)
  • verb promote somebody by brevet, in the military

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pass_on

  • verb place into the hands or custody of
    give; turn over; reach; hand; pass.
    • hand me the spoon, please
    • Turn the files over to me, please
    • He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers
  • verb transmit (knowledge or skills)
    leave; give; impart.
    • give a secret to the Russians
    • leave your name and address here
    • impart a new skill to the students

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mortimer

  • noun English nobleman who deposed Edward II and was executed by Edward III (1287-1330)
    Roger de Mortimer.

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proposition

  • noun (logic) a statement that affirms or denies something and is either true or false
  • noun a proposal offered for acceptance or rejection
    suggestion; proffer.
    • it was a suggestion we couldn't refuse

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go

  • noun a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else)
    turn; tour; spell.
    • it's my go
    • a spell of work
  • noun street names for methylenedioxymethamphetamine
    cristal; ecstasy; XTC; Adam; X; hug drug; disco biscuit.

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gossip

  • noun light informal conversation for social occasions
    chin wag; chit-chat; chitchat; chin-wagging; causerie; chin-wag; small talk; gabfest; chin wagging; chit chat; tittle-tattle; gab.
  • noun a report (often malicious) about the behavior of other people
    comment; scuttlebutt.
    • the divorce caused much gossip

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chair

  • noun a seat for one person, with a support for the back
    • he put his coat over the back of the chair and sat down
  • noun the position of professor
    professorship.
    • he was awarded an endowed chair in economics

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carpet

  • noun floor covering consisting of a piece of thick heavy fabric (usually with nap or pile)
    rug; carpeting.
  • noun a natural object that resembles or suggests a carpet
    • a carpet of flowers
    • the larvae of some moths spin a web that resembles a carpet

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ennoblement

  • noun the state of being noble
  • noun the act of raising someone to the nobility

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doom

  • noun an unpleasant or disastrous destiny
    doomsday; day of reckoning; end of the world.
    • everyone was aware of the approaching doom but was helpless to avoid it
    • that's unfortunate but it isn't the end of the world
  • verb decree or designate beforehand
    destine; fate; designate.
    • She was destined to become a great pianist

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baron

  • noun a nobleman (in various countries) of varying rank
  • noun a British peer of the lowest rank

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swan

  • noun stately heavy-bodied aquatic bird with very long neck and usually white plumage as adult
  • verb to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true
    avow; affirm; verify; assert; swear; aver.
    • Before God I swear I am innocent

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send

  • verb cause to go somewhere
    direct.
    • The explosion sent the car flying in the air
    • She sent her children to camp
    • He directed all his energies into his dissertation
  • verb to cause or order to be taken, directed, or transmitted to another place
    send out.
    • He had sent the dispatches downtown to the proper people and had slept

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charge

  • noun an impetuous rush toward someone or something
    • the wrestler's charge carried him past his adversary
    • the battle began with a cavalry charge
  • noun (criminal law) a pleading describing some wrong or offense
    complaint.
    • he was arrested on a charge of larceny

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foster

  • verb promote the growth of
    further.
    • Foster our children's well-being and education
  • noun United States songwriter whose songs embody the sentiment of the South before the American Civil War (1826-1864)
    Stephen Collins Foster; Stephen Foster.

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dowress

A woman entitled to dower. Bouvier.

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lord

  • noun a person who has general authority over others
    overlord; master.
  • noun terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God
    Jehovah; Creator; God Almighty; Almighty; Divine; Maker; Godhead.

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sound

  • noun the particular auditory effect produced by a given cause
    • the sound of rain on the roof
    • the beautiful sound of music
  • noun the subjective sensation of hearing something
    auditory sensation.
    • he strained to hear the faint sounds

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advantage

  • noun the quality of having a superior or more favorable position
    vantage.
    • the experience gave him the advantage over me
  • noun (tennis) first point scored after deuce

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berth

  • noun a job in an organization
    office; billet; spot; place; situation; position; post.
    • he occupied a post in the treasury
  • noun a place where a craft can be made fast
    moorage; slip; mooring.

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decide

  • verb reach, make, or come to a decision about something
    make up one's mind; determine.
    • We finally decided after lengthy deliberations
  • verb bring to an end; settle conclusively
    settle; resolve; adjudicate.
    • The case was decided
    • The judge decided the case in favor of the plaintiff
    • The father adjudicated when the sons were quarreling over their inheritance

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embroider

  • verb decorate with needlework
    broider.
  • verb add details to
    dramatize; dramatise; embellish; blow up; pad; lard; aggrandise; aggrandize.

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elevate

  • verb give a promotion to or assign to a higher position
    advance; upgrade; kick upstairs; promote; raise.
    • John was kicked upstairs when a replacement was hired
    • Women tend not to advance in the major law firms
    • I got promoted after many years of hard work
  • verb raise from a lower to a higher position
    get up; lift; bring up; raise.
    • Raise your hands
    • Lift a load

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knight

  • noun originally a person of noble birth trained to arms and chivalry; today in Great Britain a person honored by the sovereign for personal merit
  • noun a chessman shaped to resemble the head of a horse; can move two squares horizontally and one vertically (or vice versa)
    horse.

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sanctify

  • verb render holy by means of religious rites
    bless; consecrate; hallow.
  • verb make pure or free from sin or guilt
    purge; purify.
    • he left the monastery purified

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try

  • noun earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something
    effort; endeavor; attempt; endeavour.
    • made an effort to cover all the reading material
    • wished him luck in his endeavor
    • she gave it a good try
  • verb make an effort or attempt
    attempt; seek; essay; assay.
    • He tried to shake off his fears
    • The infant had essayed a few wobbly steps
    • The police attempted to stop the thief
    • He sought to improve himself
    • She always seeks to do good in the world

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adjust

  • verb alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard
    set; correct.
    • Adjust the clock, please
    • correct the alignment of the front wheels
  • verb place in a line or arrange so as to be parallel or straight
    line up; align; aline.
    • align the car with the curb
    • align the sheets of paper on the table

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heading

  • noun a line of text serving to indicate what the passage below it is about
    header; head.
    • the heading seemed to have little to do with the text
  • noun the direction or path along which something moves or along which it lies
    aim; bearing.

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chase

  • noun the act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture
    following; pursual; pursuit.
    • the culprit started to run and the cop took off in pursuit
  • noun United States politician and jurist who served as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1808-1873)
    Salmon Portland Chase; Salmon P. Chase.

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enjoy

  • verb derive or receive pleasure from; get enjoyment from; take pleasure in
    savor; savour; bask; relish.
    • She relished her fame and basked in her glory
  • verb have benefit from
    • enjoy privileges

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intercommunicate

  • verb be interconnected, afford passage
    • These rooms intercommunicate
  • verb transmit thoughts or feelings
    communicate.
    • He communicated his anxieties to the psychiatrist

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titled

  • adjective satellite belonging to the peerage
    highborn; coroneted.
    • the princess and her coroneted companions
    • the titled classes
  • verb give a title to
    entitle; title.

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discover

  • verb discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of
    notice; observe; detect; find.
    • She detected high levels of lead in her drinking water
    • We found traces of lead in the paint
  • verb get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally
    pick up; get a line; see; hear; learn; find out; get wind; get word.
    • I learned that she has two grown-up children
    • I see that you have been promoted

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past

  • noun the time that has elapsed
    past times; yesteryear.
    • forget the past
  • noun a earlier period in someone's life (especially one that they have reason to keep secret)
    • reporters dug into the candidate's past

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plead

  • verb appeal or request earnestly
    • I pleaded with him to stop
  • verb offer as an excuse or plea
    • She was pleading insanity

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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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top_out

  • verb give up one's career just as one becomes very successful
    • The financial consultant topped out at age 40 because he was burned out
  • verb provide with a top or finish the top (of a structure)
    top.
    • the towers were topped with conical roofs

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medieval

  • adjective relating to or belonging to the Middle Ages
    mediaeval.
    • Medieval scholars
    • Medieval times
  • adjective satellite as if belonging to the Middle Ages; old-fashioned and unenlightened
    gothic; mediaeval.
    • a medieval attitude toward dating

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blue

  • noun blue color or pigment; resembling the color of the clear sky in the daytime
    blueness.
    • he had eyes of bright blue
  • noun blue clothing
    • she was wearing blue

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stately

  • adjective satellite impressive in appearance
    imposing; noble; baronial.
    • a baronial mansion
    • an imposing residence
    • a noble tree
    • severe-looking policemen sat astride noble horses
    • stately columns
  • adjective satellite of size and dignity suggestive of a statue
    statuesque.

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ecclesiastical

  • adjective of or associated with a church (especially a Christian Church)
    ecclesiastic.
    • ecclesiastic history

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armiger

  • noun a squire carrying the armor of a knight
    armor-bearer.
  • noun a nobleman entitled to bear heraldic arms

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favour

  • noun a feeling of favorable regard
    favor.
  • noun an inclination to approve
    favor.
    • that style is in favor this season

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pleading

  • noun (law) a statement in legal and logical form stating something on behalf of a party to a legal proceeding
  • verb appeal or request earnestly
    plead.
    • I pleaded with him to stop

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international

  • adjective concerning or belonging to all or at least two or more nations
    • international affairs
    • an international agreement
    • international waters
  • noun any of several international socialist organizations

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jurist

  • noun a legal scholar versed in civil law or the law of nations
    legal expert.
  • noun a public official authorized to decide questions brought before a court of justice
    judge; justice.

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boost

  • noun the act of giving hope or support to someone
    encouragement.
  • noun an increase in cost
    hike; rise; cost increase.
    • they asked for a 10% rise in rates

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military_law

  • noun the body of laws and rules of conduct administered by military courts for the discipline, trial, and punishment of military personnel

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outgoing

  • adjective leaving a place or a position
    • an outgoing steamship
  • verb be or do something to a greater degree
    exceed; surpass; outperform; outgo; outstrip; outmatch; surmount; outdo.
    • her performance surpasses that of any other student I know
    • She outdoes all other athletes
    • This exceeds all my expectations
    • This car outperforms all others in its class

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clawback

  • noun finding a way to take money back from people that they were given in another way
    • the Treasury will find some clawback for the extra benefits members received

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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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commercial

  • noun a commercially sponsored ad on radio or television
    commercial message.
  • adjective connected with or engaged in or sponsored by or used in commerce or commercial enterprises
    • commercial trucker
    • commercial TV
    • commercial diamonds

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dramatise

  • verb put into dramatic form
    dramatize; adopt.
    • adopt a book for a screenplay
  • verb represent something in a dramatic manner
    dramatize.
    • These events dramatize the lack of social responsibility among today's youth

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understanding

  • noun the cognitive condition of someone who understands
    apprehension; savvy; discernment.
    • he has virtually no understanding of social cause and effect
  • noun the statement (oral or written) of an exchange of promises
    agreement.
    • they had an agreement that they would not interfere in each other's business
    • there was an understanding between management and the workers

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bachelor

  • noun a man who has never been married
    unmarried man.
  • noun a knight of the lowest order; could display only a pennon
    bachelor-at-arms; knight bachelor.

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along

  • adverb with a forward motion
    on.
    • we drove along admiring the view
    • the horse trotted along at a steady pace
    • the circus traveled on to the next city
    • move along
    • march on
  • adverb in accompaniment or as a companion
    • his little sister came along to the movies
    • I brought my camera along
    • working along with his father

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bring_up

  • verb summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic
    arouse; raise; invoke; conjure up; call down; call forth; evoke; put forward; stir; conjure.
    • raise the specter of unemployment
    • he conjured wild birds in the air
    • call down the spirits from the mountain
  • verb bring up
    parent; nurture; raise; rear.
    • raise a family
    • bring up children

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common_law

  • noun (civil law) a law established by following earlier judicial decisions
    case law; precedent.
  • noun a system of jurisprudence based on judicial precedents rather than statutory laws
    case law; precedent.
    • common law originated in the unwritten laws of England and was later applied in the United States

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remark

  • noun a statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief or adds information
    comment; input.
    • from time to time she contributed a personal comment on his account
  • noun explicit notice
    • it passed without remark

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law_of_nations

  • noun the body of laws governing relations between nations
    international law.

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knight_of_the_round_table

  • noun in the Arthurian legend, a knight of King Arthur's court

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permit

  • noun a legal document giving official permission to do something
    licence; license.
  • noun the act of giving a formal (usually written) authorization
    license; permission.

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military

  • noun the military forces of a nation
    armed forces; armed services; military machine; war machine.
    • their military is the largest in the region
    • the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker
  • adjective of or relating to the study of the principles of warfare
    • military law

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grandee

  • noun a nobleman of highest rank in Spain or Portugal

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banneret

  • noun a knight honored for valor; entitled to display a square banner and to hold higher command
    knight banneret; knight of the square flag.

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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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sire

  • noun a title of address formerly used for a man of rank and authority
  • noun the founder of a family
    father; forefather.
    • keep the faith of our forefathers

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prefer

  • verb like better; value more highly
    • Some people prefer camping to staying in hotels
    • We prefer sleeping outside
  • verb select as an alternative over another
    opt; choose.
    • I always choose the fish over the meat courses in this restaurant
    • She opted for the job on the East coast

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sanction

  • noun formal and explicit approval
    indorsement; countenance; endorsement; imprimatur; warrant.
    • a Democrat usually gets the union's endorsement
  • noun a mechanism of social control for enforcing a society's standards

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use

  • noun the act of using
    utilization; utilisation; usage; employment; exercise.
    • he warned against the use of narcotic drugs
    • skilled in the utilization of computers
  • noun what something is used for
    function; role; purpose.
    • the function of an auger is to bore holes
    • ballet is beautiful but what use is it?

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arms

  • noun weapons considered collectively
    weapons system; weaponry; implements of war; munition.
  • noun the official symbols of a family, state, etc.
    coat of arms; blazon; blazonry.

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take_the_fifth_amendment

  • verb refuse to testify by invoking the Fifth Amendment, which states that nobody may be forced to testify as a witness against himself or herself
    take the Fifth.

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program

  • noun a series of steps to be carried out or goals to be accomplished
    plan; programme.
    • they drew up a six-step plan
    • they discussed plans for a new bond issue
  • noun a system of projects or services intended to meet a public need
    programme.
    • he proposed an elaborate program of public works
    • working mothers rely on the day care program

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call

  • noun a telephone connection
    telephone call; phone call.
    • she reported several anonymous calls
    • he placed a phone call to London
    • he heard the phone ringing but didn't want to take the call
  • noun a special disposition (as if from a divine source) to pursue a particular course
    • he was disappointed that he had not heard the Call

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tell

  • verb express in words
    state; say.
    • He said that he wanted to marry her
    • tell me what is bothering you
    • state your opinion
    • state your name
  • noun a Swiss patriot who lived in the early 14th century and who was renowned for his skill as an archer; according to legend an Austrian governor compelled him to shoot an apple from his son's head with his crossbow (which he did successfully without mishap)
    William Tell.

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law_of_the_land

  • noun a phrase used in the Magna Carta to refer to the then established law of the kingdom (as distinct from Roman or civil law); today it refers to fundamental principles of justice commensurate with due process
    • the United States Constitution declares itself to be `the supreme law of the land'

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landgrave

  • noun a count who had jurisdiction over a large territory in medieval Germany

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billet

  • noun a short personal letter
    note; line; short letter.
    • drop me a line when you get there
  • noun lodging for military personnel (especially in a private home)

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foregone

  • adjective satellite well in the past; former
    bypast; bygone; departed; gone.
    • bygone days
    • dreams of foregone times
    • sweet memories of gone summers
    • relics of a departed era
  • verb be earlier in time; go back further
    antecede; forego; predate; forgo; antedate; precede.
    • Stone tools precede bronze tools

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heir

  • noun a person who is entitled by law or by the terms of a will to inherit the estate of another
    heritor; inheritor.
  • noun a person who inherits some title or office
    successor.

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take_the_fifth

  • verb refuse to testify by invoking the Fifth Amendment, which states that nobody may be forced to testify as a witness against himself or herself
    take the Fifth Amendment.

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sharia_law

  • noun the code of law derived from the Koran and from the teachings and example of Mohammed
    shariah law; sharia; Islamic law; shariah.
    • sharia is only applicable to Muslims
    • under Islamic law there is no separation of church and state

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flag

  • noun emblem usually consisting of a rectangular piece of cloth of distinctive design
  • noun a listing printed in all issues of a newspaper or magazine (usually on the editorial page) that gives the name of the publication and the names of the editorial staff, etc.
    masthead.

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animadvert

  • verb express one's opinion openly and without fear or hesitation
    speak up; opine; sound off; speak out.
    • John spoke up at the meeting
  • verb express blame or censure or make a harshly critical remark

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delegating

  • noun authorizing subordinates to make certain decisions
    delegation; relegating; relegation; deputation.
  • verb transfer power to someone
    depute; delegate.

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don_juan

  • noun a legendary Spanish nobleman and philanderer who became the hero of many poems and plays and operas
  • noun any successful womanizer (after the legendary profligate Spanish nobleman)

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shariah

  • noun the code of law derived from the Koran and from the teachings and example of Mohammed
    shariah law; sharia; Islamic law; sharia law.
    • sharia is only applicable to Muslims
    • under Islamic law there is no separation of church and state

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securities_law

  • noun the body of laws governing the issuance and selling of securities

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account

  • noun a record or narrative description of past events
    story; chronicle; history.
    • a history of France
    • he gave an inaccurate account of the plot to kill the president
    • the story of exposure to lead
  • noun a short account of the news
    report; story; news report; write up.
    • the report of his speech
    • the story was on the 11 o'clock news
    • the account of his speech that was given on the evening news made the governor furious

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word

  • noun a unit of language that native speakers can identify
    • words are the blocks from which sentences are made
    • he hardly said ten words all morning
  • noun a brief statement
    • he didn't say a word about it

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ecclesiastical_law

  • noun the body of codified laws governing the affairs of a Christian church
    canon law.

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cornwallis

  • noun commander of the British forces in the American War of Independence; was defeated by American and French troops at Yorktown (1738-1805)
    First Marquess Cornwallis; Charles Cornwallis.

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count_palatine

  • noun a count who exercised royal authority in his own domain

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baronetize

  • verb confer baronetcy upon
    baronetise.
    • He was baronetized for his loyalty to the country

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aggrandize

  • verb add details to
    dramatize; dramatise; embellish; blow up; pad; embroider; lard; aggrandise.

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claim

  • noun an assertion of a right (as to money or property)
    • his claim asked for damages
  • noun an assertion that something is true or factual
    • his claim that he was innocent
    • evidence contradicted the government's claims

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tax

  • noun charge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government
    revenue enhancement; taxation.
  • verb levy a tax on
    • The State taxes alcohol heavily
    • Clothing is not taxed in our state

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tag

  • noun a label written or printed on paper, cardboard, or plastic that is attached to something to indicate its owner, nature, price, etc.
    ticket.
  • noun a label associated with something for the purpose of identification
    • semantic tags were attached in order to identify different meanings of the word

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lord

  • noun terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God
    Jehovah; Creator; God Almighty; Almighty; Divine; Maker; Godhead.
  • noun a person who has general authority over others
    overlord; master.

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trumpet

  • noun a brass musical instrument with a brilliant tone; has a narrow tube and a flared bell and is played by means of valves
    horn; trump; cornet.
  • verb proclaim on, or as if on, a trumpet
    • Liberals like to trumpet their opposition to the death penalty

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condemn

  • verb express strong disapproval of
    excoriate; decry; reprobate; objurgate.
    • We condemn the racism in South Africa
    • These ideas were reprobated
  • verb declare or judge unfit for use or habitation
    • The building was condemned by the inspector

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legislate

  • verb make laws, bills, etc. or bring into effect by legislation
    pass.
    • They passed the amendment
    • We cannot legislate how people spend their free time

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court

  • noun an assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business
    tribunal; judicature.
  • noun a room in which a lawcourt sits
    courtroom.
    • television cameras were admitted in the courtroom

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titular

  • adjective of or relating to a legal title to something
    titulary.
    • titulary rights
  • adjective of or bearing a title signifying status or function
    • of titular rank

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verify

  • verb confirm the truth of
    • Please verify that the doors are closed
    • verify a claim
  • verb check or regulate (a scientific experiment) by conducting a parallel experiment or comparing with another standard
    control.
    • Are you controlling for the temperature?

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answer

  • noun a statement (either spoken or written) that is made to reply to a question or request or criticism or accusation
    reply; response.
    • I waited several days for his answer
    • he wrote replies to several of his critics
  • noun a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem
    solvent; resolution; solution; result.
    • they were trying to find a peaceful solution
    • the answers were in the back of the book
    • he computed the result to four decimal places

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opine

  • verb express one's opinion openly and without fear or hesitation
    speak up; animadvert; sound off; speak out.
    • John spoke up at the meeting
  • verb expect, believe, or suppose
    guess; reckon; suppose; imagine; think.
    • I imagine she earned a lot of money with her new novel
    • I thought to find her in a bad state
    • he didn't think to find her in the kitchen
    • I guess she is angry at me for standing her up

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carpet_knight

  • noun a knight who spends his time in luxury and idleness (knighted on the carpet at court rather than on the field of battle)

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spot

  • noun a point located with respect to surface features of some region
    topographic point; place.
    • this is a nice place for a picnic
    • a bright spot on a planet
  • noun a short section or illustration (as between radio or tv programs or in a magazine) that is often used for advertising

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demanding

  • adjective requiring more than usually expected or thought due; especially great patience and effort and skill
    • found the job very demanding
    • a baby can be so demanding
  • verb request urgently and forcefully
    demand.
    • The victim's family is demanding compensation
    • The boss demanded that he be fired immediately
    • She demanded to see the manager

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waver

  • noun someone who communicates by waving
  • noun the act of pausing uncertainly
    falter; faltering; hesitation.
    • there was a hesitation in his speech

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law

  • noun the collection of rules imposed by authority
    jurisprudence.
    • 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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mercantile_law

  • noun the body of rules applied to commercial transactions; derived from the practices of traders rather than from jurisprudence
    law merchant; commercial law.

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stress

  • noun the relative prominence of a syllable or musical note (especially with regard to stress or pitch)
    accent; emphasis.
    • he put the stress on the wrong syllable
  • noun (psychology) a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense
    tension; tenseness.
    • he suffered from fatigue and emotional tension
    • stress is a vasoconstrictor

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knightliness

  • noun the medieval principles governing knighthood and knightly conduct
    chivalry.

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unentitled

  • adjective satellite having no right or entitlement
    unqualified.
    • a distinction to which he was unentitled

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lordly

  • adjective satellite of or befitting a lord
    august; grand.
    • heir to a lordly fortune
    • of august lineage
  • adjective satellite having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy
    overbearing; haughty; swaggering; prideful; imperious; disdainful; supercilious; sniffy.
    • some economists are disdainful of their colleagues in other social disciplines
    • haughty aristocrats
    • his lordly manners were offensive
    • walked with a prideful swagger
    • very sniffy about breaches of etiquette
    • his mother eyed my clothes with a supercilious air
    • a more swaggering mood than usual"- W.L.Shirer

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tenure

  • noun the term during which some position is held
    term of office; incumbency.
  • noun the right to hold property; part of an ancient hierarchical system of holding lands
    land tenure.

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lordliness

  • noun formality in bearing and appearance
    dignity; gravitas.
    • he behaved with great dignity
  • noun overbearing pride evidenced by a superior manner toward inferiors
    high-handedness; haughtiness; hauteur; arrogance.

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margrave

  • noun the military governor of a frontier province in medieval Germany
  • noun a German nobleman ranking above a count (corresponding in rank to a British marquess)

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white

  • noun a member of the Caucasoid race
    White person; Caucasian.
  • noun the quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness (bearing the least resemblance to black)
    whiteness.

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overstep

  • verb pass beyond (limits or boundaries)
    trespass; transgress.
  • verb be superior or better than some standard
    transcend; exceed; top; go past; pass.
    • She exceeded our expectations
    • She topped her performance of last year

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style

  • noun how something is done or how it happens
    fashion; manner; way; mode.
    • her dignified manner
    • his rapid manner of talking
    • their nomadic mode of existence
    • in the characteristic New York style
    • a lonely way of life
    • in an abrasive fashion
  • noun a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period
    expressive style.
    • all the reporters were expected to adopt the style of the newspaper

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thane

  • noun a feudal lord or baron
  • noun a man ranking above an ordinary freeman and below a noble in Anglo-Saxon England (especially one who gave military service in exchange for land)

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law_merchant

  • noun the body of rules applied to commercial transactions; derived from the practices of traders rather than from jurisprudence
    mercantile law; commercial law.

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bypast

  • adjective satellite well in the past; former
    foregone; bygone; departed; gone.
    • bygone days
    • dreams of foregone times
    • sweet memories of gone summers
    • relics of a departed era
  • verb avoid something unpleasant or laborious
    short-circuit; get around; go around; bypass.
    • You cannot bypass these rules!

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condition

  • noun a state at a particular time
    status.
    • a condition (or state) of disrepair
    • the current status of the arms negotiations
  • noun an assumption on which rests the validity or effect of something else
    precondition; stipulation.

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earl

  • noun a British peer ranking below a marquess and above a viscount

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propose

  • verb make a proposal, declare a plan for something
    advise; suggest.
    • the senator proposed to abolish the sales tax
  • verb present for consideration, examination, criticism, etc.
    project.
    • He proposed a new plan for dealing with terrorism
    • She proposed a new theory of relativity

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christening

  • noun giving a Christian name at baptism
  • verb administer baptism to
    christen; baptise; baptize.
    • The parents had the child baptized

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mention

  • noun a remark that calls attention to something or someone
    reference.
    • she made frequent mention of her promotion
    • there was no mention of it
    • the speaker made several references to his wife
  • noun a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage
    acknowledgment; reference; citation; credit; cite; quotation.
    • the student's essay failed to list several important citations
    • the acknowledgments are usually printed at the front of a book
    • the article includes mention of similar clinical cases

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unconscionability

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term

  • noun a word or expression used for some particular thing
    • he learned many medical terms
  • noun a limited period of time
    • a prison term
    • he left school before the end of term

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entitle

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

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programme

  • noun an announcement of the events that will occur as part of a theatrical or sporting event
    program.
    • you can't tell the players without a program
  • noun an integrated course of academic studies
    course of study; syllabus; curriculum; program.
    • he was admitted to a new program at the university

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promulgate

  • verb state or announce
    exclaim; proclaim.
    • `I am not a Communist,' he exclaimed
    • The King will proclaim an amnesty
  • verb put a law into effect by formal declaration

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bless

  • verb give a benediction to
    • The dying man blessed his son
  • verb confer prosperity or happiness on

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square

  • noun (geometry) a plane rectangle with four equal sides and four right angles; a four-sided regular polygon
    foursquare.
    • you can compute the area of a square if you know the length of its sides
  • noun the product of two equal terms
    second power.
    • nine is the second power of three
    • gravity is inversely proportional to the square of the distance

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upstairs

  • noun the part of a building above the ground floor
    • no one was allowed to see the upstairs
  • adjective on or of upper floors of a building
    upstair.
    • the upstairs maid
    • an upstairs room

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mesne_lord

  • noun a feudal lord who was lord to his own tenants on land held from a superior lord

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naming

  • noun the verbal act of naming
    • the part he failed was the naming of state capitals
  • noun the act of putting a person into a non-elective position
    assignment; appointment; designation.
    • the appointment had to be approved by the whole committee

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international_law

  • noun the body of laws governing relations between nations
    law of nations.

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witness

  • noun someone who sees an event and reports what happened
    witnesser; informant.
  • noun a close observer; someone who looks at something (such as an exhibition of some kind)
    viewer; looker; spectator; watcher.
    • the spectators applauded the performance
    • television viewers
    • sky watchers discovered a new star

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out

  • noun (baseball) a failure by a batter or runner to reach a base safely in baseball
    • you only get 3 outs per inning
  • verb to state openly and publicly one's homosexuality
    come out of the closet; come out.
    • This actor outed last year

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gallant

  • noun a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance
    dandy; clotheshorse; fop; beau; swell; dude; sheik; fashion plate.
  • noun a man who attends or escorts a woman
    squire.

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decree

  • noun a legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge)
    edict; fiat; order; rescript.
    • a friend in New Mexico said that the order caused no trouble out there
  • verb issue a decree
    • The King only can decree

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call_out

  • verb utter aloud; often with surprise, horror, or joy
    exclaim; cry; cry out; shout; outcry.
    • `I won!' he exclaimed
    • `Help!' she cried
    • `I'm here,' the mother shouted when she saw her child looking lost
  • verb call out loudly, as of names or numbers

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announcer

  • noun someone who proclaims a message publicly
  • noun reads news, commercials on radio or television

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testify

  • verb give testimony in a court of law
    bear witness; attest; take the stand.
  • verb provide evidence for
    show; evidence; bear witness; prove.
    • The blood test showed that he was the father
    • Her behavior testified to her incompetence

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transcend

  • verb be greater in scope or size than some standard
    exceed; surpass.
    • Their loyalty exceeds their national bonds
  • verb be superior or better than some standard
    exceed; top; overstep; go past; pass.
    • She exceeded our expectations
    • She topped her performance of last year

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encourage

  • verb contribute to the progress or growth of
    advance; promote; boost; further.
    • I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom
  • verb inspire with confidence; give hope or courage to

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settle

  • noun a long wooden bench with a back
    settee.
  • verb settle into a position, usually on a surface or ground
    settle down.
    • dust settled on the roofs

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stone

  • noun a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter
    rock.
    • he threw a rock at me
  • noun building material consisting of a piece of rock hewn in a definite shape for a special purpose
    • he wanted a special stone to mark the site

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mercantile

  • adjective of or relating to the economic system of mercantilism
    • mercantile theories
    • mercantile system
  • adjective satellite profit oriented
    moneymaking; mercenary.
    • a commercial book
    • preached a mercantile and militant patriotism"- John Buchan
    • a mercenary enterprise
    • a moneymaking business

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qualify

  • verb prove capable or fit; meet requirements
    measure up.
  • verb pronounce fit or able
    • She was qualified to run the marathon
    • They nurses were qualified to administer the injections

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baptize

  • verb administer baptism to
    christen; baptise.
    • The parents had the child baptized

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enfranchise

  • verb grant freedom to; as from slavery or servitude
    affranchise.
    • Slaves were enfranchised in the mid-19th century
  • verb grant voting rights

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put

  • noun the option to sell a given stock (or stock index or commodity future) at a given price before a given date
    put option.
  • verb put into a certain place or abstract location
    set; pose; place; lay; position.
    • Put your things here
    • Set the tray down
    • Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children
    • Place emphasis on a certain point

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estimate

  • noun an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth
    approximation; estimation; idea.
    • an estimate of what it would cost
    • a rough idea how long it would take
  • noun a judgment of the qualities of something or somebody
    estimation.
    • many factors are involved in any estimate of human life
    • in my estimation the boy is innocent

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advance

  • noun a movement forward
    progress; progression.
    • he listened for the progress of the troops
  • noun a change for the better; progress in development
    betterment; improvement.

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bachelor-at-arms

  • noun a knight of the lowest order; could display only a pennon
    bachelor; knight bachelor.

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clarion

  • noun a medieval brass instrument with a clear shrill tone
  • verb blow the clarion

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statutory_law

  • noun the body of laws created by legislative statutes

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place

  • noun a point located with respect to surface features of some region
    spot; topographic point.
    • this is a nice place for a picnic
    • a bright spot on a planet
  • noun any area set aside for a particular purpose
    property.
    • who owns this place?
    • the president was concerned about the property across from the White House

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outcry

  • noun a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition
    cry; shout; call; vociferation; yell.
    • the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience
  • verb shout louder than
    outshout.

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profess

  • verb practice as a profession, teach, or claim to be knowledgeable about
    • She professes organic chemistry
  • verb confess one's faith in, or allegiance to
    • The terrorists professed allegiance to their country
    • he professes to be a Communist

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consecrate

  • verb appoint to a clerical posts
    ordinate; ordain; order.
    • he was ordained in the Church
  • verb give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause
    devote; commit; dedicate; give.
    • She committed herself to the work of God
    • give one's talents to a good cause
    • consecrate your life to the church

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vote

  • noun a choice that is made by counting the number of people in favor of each alternative
    voting; ballot; balloting.
    • there were only 17 votes in favor of the motion
    • they allowed just one vote per person
  • noun the opinion of a group as determined by voting
    • they put the question to a vote

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islamic_law

  • noun the code of law derived from the Koran and from the teachings and example of Mohammed
    shariah law; sharia; shariah; sharia law.
    • sharia is only applicable to Muslims
    • under Islamic law there is no separation of church and state

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top

  • noun the upper part of anything
    • the mower cuts off the tops of the grass
    • the title should be written at the top of the first page
  • noun the highest or uppermost side of anything
    upside; upper side; top side.
    • put your books on top of the desk
    • only the top side of the box was painted

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accent

  • noun distinctive manner of oral expression
    speech pattern.
    • he couldn't suppress his contemptuous accent
    • she had a very clear speech pattern
  • noun special importance or significance
    emphasis.
    • the red light gave the central figure increased emphasis
    • the room was decorated in shades of grey with distinctive red accents

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station

  • noun a facility equipped with special equipment and personnel for a particular purpose
    • he started looking for a gas station
    • the train pulled into the station
  • noun proper or designated social situation
    place.
    • he overstepped his place
    • the responsibilities of a man in his station
    • married above her station

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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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baronet

  • noun a member of the British order of honor; ranks below a baron but above a knight
    Bart.
    • since he was a baronet he had to be addressed as Sir Henry Jones, Bart.

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cite

  • noun a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage
    acknowledgment; reference; mention; citation; credit; quotation.
    • the student's essay failed to list several important citations
    • the acknowledgments are usually printed at the front of a book
    • the article includes mention of similar clinical cases
  • verb make reference to
    name; bring up; advert; mention; refer.
    • His name was mentioned in connection with the invention

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foretelling

  • noun a statement made about the future
    forecasting; prognostication; prediction.
  • noun the art or gift of prophecy (or the pretense of prophecy) by supernatural means
    fortune telling; divination; soothsaying.

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embellish

  • verb add details to
    dramatize; dramatise; blow up; pad; embroider; lard; aggrandise; aggrandize.
  • verb be beautiful to look at
    deck; beautify; decorate; grace; adorn.
    • Flowers adorned the tables everywhere

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sir_geraint

  • noun (Arthurian legend) one of the knights of the Round Table
    Geraint.

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convinced

  • adjective satellite persuaded of; very sure
    positive; confident.
    • were convinced that it would be to their advantage to join
    • I am positive he is lying
    • was confident he would win
  • verb make (someone) agree, understand, or realize the truth or validity of something
    convert; win over; convince.
    • He had finally convinced several customers of the advantages of his product

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officiate

  • verb act in an official capacity in a ceremony or religious ritual, such as a wedding
    • Who officiated at your wedding?
  • verb perform duties attached to a particular office or place or function
    function.
    • His wife officiated as his private secretary

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dukedom

  • noun the dignity or rank or position of a duke
  • noun the domain controlled by a duke or duchess
    duchy.

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nominate

  • verb propose as a candidate for some honor
    put up; put forward.
  • verb put forward; nominate for appointment to an office or for an honor or position
    propose.
    • The President nominated her as head of the Civil Rights Commission

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nation

  • noun a politically organized body of people under a single government
    commonwealth; land; res publica; country; state; body politic.
    • the state has elected a new president
    • African nations
    • students who had come to the nation's capitol
    • the country's largest manufacturer
    • an industrialized land
  • noun the people who live in a nation or country
    country; land.
    • a statement that sums up the nation's mood
    • the news was announced to the nation
    • the whole country worshipped him

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speak_out

  • verb express one's opinion openly and without fear or hesitation
    speak up; animadvert; opine; sound off.
    • John spoke up at the meeting

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roger_de_mortimer

  • noun English nobleman who deposed Edward II and was executed by Edward III (1287-1330)
    Mortimer.

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declare

  • verb state emphatically and authoritatively
    • He declared that he needed more money to carry out the task he was charged with
  • verb announce publicly or officially
    announce.
    • The President declared war

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deciding

  • noun the cognitive process of reaching a decision
    decision making.
    • a good executive must be good at decision making
  • verb reach, make, or come to a decision about something
    make up one's mind; determine; decide.
    • We finally decided after lengthy deliberations

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blow_up

  • verb cause to burst with a violent release of energy
    explode; detonate; set off.
    • We exploded the nuclear bomb
  • verb make large
    enlarge; magnify.
    • blow up an image

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annunciatory

  • adjective relating to the act of announcing or being announced

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chivalrous

  • adjective satellite being attentive to women like an ideal knight
    gallant; knightly.

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pass

  • noun (baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls
    base on balls; walk.
    • he worked the pitcher for a base on balls
  • noun (military) a written leave of absence
    • he had a pass for three days

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head

  • noun the upper part of the human body or the front part of the body in animals; contains the face and brains
    caput.
    • he stuck his head out the window
  • noun a single domestic animal
    • 200 head of cattle

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gentle

  • verb cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of
    gruntle; placate; appease; conciliate; assuage; pacify; mollify; lenify.
    • She managed to mollify the angry customer
  • verb give a title to someone; make someone a member of the nobility
    ennoble; entitle.

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say

  • noun the chance to speak
    • let him have his say
  • verb express in words
    state; tell.
    • He said that he wanted to marry her
    • tell me what is bothering you
    • state your opinion
    • state your name

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commissioning

  • noun the act of granting authority to undertake certain functions
    commission.
  • verb put into commission; equip for service; of ships
    commission.

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knight_templar

  • noun a man who belongs to a Masonic order in the United States
  • noun a knight of a religious military order established in 1118 to protect pilgrims and the Holy Sepulcher
    Templar.

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count_out

  • verb declare the loser

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for

In the most general sense, indicating that in consideration of, in view of, or with reference to, which anything is done or takes place.

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cry_out

  • verb utter aloud; often with surprise, horror, or joy
    exclaim; call out; cry; shout; outcry.
    • `I won!' he exclaimed
    • `Help!' she cried
    • `I'm here,' the mother shouted when she saw her child looking lost

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law_of_moses

  • noun the laws (beginning with the Ten Commandments) that God gave to the Israelites through Moses; it includes many rules of religious observance given in the first five books of the Old Testament (in Judaism these books are called the Torah)
    Mosaic law.

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take

  • noun the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property
    return; yield; takings; issue; proceeds; payoff.
    • the average return was about 5%
  • noun the act of photographing a scene or part of a scene without interruption

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brand

  • noun a name given to a product or service
    marque; trade name; brand name.
  • noun a recognizable kind
    make.
    • there's a new brand of hero in the movies now
    • what make of car is that?

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quote

  • noun a punctuation mark used to attribute the enclosed text to someone else
    quotation mark; inverted comma.
  • noun a passage or expression that is quoted or cited
    citation; quotation.

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mesne

(Law) Middle; intervening; as, a mesne lord, that is, a lord who holds land of a superior, but grants a part of it to another person, in which case he is a tenant to the superior, but lord or superior to the second grantee, and hence is called the mesne lord.

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commercial_law

  • noun the body of rules applied to commercial transactions; derived from the practices of traders rather than from jurisprudence
    mercantile law; law merchant.

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knight-errant

  • noun a wandering knight travelling in search of adventure

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masthead

  • noun a listing printed in all issues of a newspaper or magazine (usually on the editorial page) that gives the name of the publication and the names of the editorial staff, etc.
    flag.
  • noun the title of a newspaper or magazine; usually printed on the front page and on the editorial page

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ducal

  • adjective of or belonging to or suitable for a duke
    • ducal palace

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up

  • verb raise
    • up the ante
  • adjective being or moving higher in position or greater in some value; being above a former position or level
    • the anchor is up
    • the sun is up
    • he lay face up
    • he is up by a pawn
    • the market is up
    • the corn is up

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clear

  • noun the state of being free of suspicion
    • investigation showed that he was in the clear
  • noun a clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water
    open.
    • finally broke out of the forest into the open

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gravitas

  • noun formality in bearing and appearance
    dignity; lordliness.
    • he behaved with great dignity

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justifiability

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fifth

  • noun a quantity of liquor equal to one fifth of a United States gallon
  • noun position five in a countable series of things
    • he was fifth out of several hundred runners

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ennoble

  • verb confer dignity or honor upon
    dignify.
    • He was dignified with a title
  • verb give a title to someone; make someone a member of the nobility
    gentle; entitle.

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bring

  • verb take something or somebody with oneself somewhere
    take; convey.
    • Bring me the box from the other room
    • Take these letters to the boss
    • This brings me to the main point
  • verb cause to come into a particular state or condition
    • Long hard years of on the job training had brought them to their competence
    • bring water to the boiling point

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knightly

  • adjective satellite characteristic of the time of chivalry and knighthood in the Middle Ages
    medieval; chivalric.
    • chivalric rites
    • the knightly years
  • adjective satellite being attentive to women like an ideal knight
    chivalrous; gallant.

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rubric

  • noun an authoritative rule of conduct or procedure
  • noun an explanation or definition of an obscure word in a text
    gloss.

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third

  • noun one of three equal parts of a divisible whole
    tierce; one-third.
    • it contains approximately a third of the minimum daily requirement
  • noun the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed near the third of the bases in the infield (counting counterclockwise from home plate)
    third base.
    • he is playing third

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upgrade

  • noun an upward slope or grade (as in a road)
    acclivity; raise; rise; climb; ascent.
    • the car couldn't make it up the rise
  • noun software that provides better performance than an earlier version did

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copyright

  • noun a document granting exclusive right to publish and sell literary or musical or artistic work
    right of first publication.
  • verb secure a copyright on a written work
    • did you copyright your manuscript?

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title

  • noun a heading that names a statute or legislative bill; may give a brief summary of the matters it deals with
    statute title; rubric.
    • Title 8 provided federal help for schools
  • noun the name of a work of art or literary composition etc.
    • he looked for books with the word `jazz' in the title
    • he refused to give titles to his paintings
    • I can never remember movie titles

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justice

  • noun the quality of being just or fair
    justness.
  • noun judgment involved in the determination of rights and the assignment of rewards and punishments

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proclamation

  • noun a formal public statement
    announcement; declaration; annunciation.
    • the government made an announcement about changes in the drug war
    • a declaration of independence
  • noun the formal act of proclaiming; giving public notice
    promulgation.
    • his promulgation of the policy proved to be premature

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dramatize

  • verb put into dramatic form
    adopt; dramatise.
    • adopt a book for a screenplay
  • verb represent something in a dramatic manner
    dramatise.
    • These events dramatize the lack of social responsibility among today's youth

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announce

  • verb make known; make an announcement
    denote.
    • She denoted her feelings clearly
  • verb announce publicly or officially
    declare.
    • The President declared war

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chivalric

  • adjective satellite characteristic of the time of chivalry and knighthood in the Middle Ages
    knightly; medieval.
    • chivalric rites
    • the knightly years

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edict

  • noun a formal or authoritative proclamation
  • noun a legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge)
    fiat; decree; order; rescript.
    • a friend in New Mexico said that the order caused no trouble out there

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bear

  • noun massive plantigrade carnivorous or omnivorous mammals with long shaggy coats and strong claws
  • noun an investor with a pessimistic market outlook; an investor who expects prices to fall and so sells now in order to buy later at a lower price

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legitimate

  • verb make legal
    legitimatize; decriminalize; legitimatise; legalise; legalize; legitimise; decriminalise; legitimize.
    • Marijuana should be legalized
  • verb show or affirm to be just and legitimate

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lordship

  • noun a title used to address any British peer except a duke and extended to a bishop or a judge
    • Your Lordship
    • His Lordship
  • noun the authority of a lord

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timing

  • noun the time when something happens
  • noun the regulation of occurrence, pace, or coordination to achieve a desired effect (as in music, theater, athletics, mechanics)

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life_peer

  • noun a British peer whose title lapses at death

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prime

  • noun a number that has no factor but itself and 1
    prime quantity.
  • noun the period of greatest prosperity or productivity
    flower; blossom; efflorescence; peak; flush; bloom; heyday.

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resolve

  • noun the trait of being resolute
    resoluteness; firmness of purpose; resolution; firmness.
    • his resoluteness carried him through the battle
    • it was his unshakeable resolution to finish the work
  • noun a formal expression by a meeting; agreed to by a vote
    resolution; declaration.

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pinnacle

  • noun (architecture) a slender upright spire at the top of a buttress of tower
  • noun the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development
    superlative; acme; top; height; summit; peak; elevation; tiptop; meridian.
    • his landscapes were deemed the acme of beauty
    • the artist's gifts are at their acme
    • at the height of her career
    • the peak of perfection
    • summer was at its peak
    • ...catapulted Einstein to the pinnacle of fame
    • the summit of his ambition
    • so many highest superlatives achieved by man
    • at the top of his profession

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cry

  • noun a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition
    shout; call; outcry; vociferation; yell.
    • the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience
  • noun a loud utterance of emotion (especially when inarticulate)
    yell.
    • a cry of rage
    • a yell of pain

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proclaim

  • verb declare formally; declare someone to be something; of titles
    • He was proclaimed King
  • verb state or announce
    exclaim; promulgate.
    • `I am not a Communist,' he exclaimed
    • The King will proclaim an amnesty

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common

  • noun a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
    green; park; commons.
    • they went for a walk in the park
  • adjective belonging to or participated in by a community as a whole; public
    • for the common good
    • common lands are set aside for use by all members of a community

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release

  • noun merchandise issued for sale or public showing (especially a record or film)
    • a new release from the London Symphony Orchestra
  • noun the act of liberating someone or something
    liberation; freeing.

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identify

  • verb recognize as being; establish the identity of someone or something
    place.
    • She identified the man on the 'wanted' poster
  • verb give the name or identifying characteristics of; refer to by name or some other identifying characteristic property
    name.
    • Many senators were named in connection with the scandal
    • The almanac identifies the auspicious months

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sanctioning

  • adjective satellite implying sanction or serving to sanction
    sanctionative.
    • the guardian's duties were primarily sanctionative rather than administrative
  • verb give sanction to
    O.K.; okay; approve; sanction.
    • I approve of his educational policies

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courteous

  • adjective satellite exhibiting courtesy and politeness
    nice; gracious.
    • a nice gesture
  • adjective characterized by courtesy and gracious good manners
    • if a man be gracious and courteous to strangers it shows he is a citizen of the world"-Francis Bacon

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geraint

  • noun (Arthurian legend) one of the knights of the Round Table
    Sir Geraint.

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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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reference

  • noun a remark that calls attention to something or someone
    mention.
    • she made frequent mention of her promotion
    • there was no mention of it
    • the speaker made several references to his wife
  • noun a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage
    acknowledgment; mention; citation; credit; cite; quotation.
    • the student's essay failed to list several important citations
    • the acknowledgments are usually printed at the front of a book
    • the article includes mention of similar clinical cases

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imposing

  • adjective satellite impressive in appearance
    noble; baronial; stately.
    • a baronial mansion
    • an imposing residence
    • a noble tree
    • severe-looking policemen sat astride noble horses
    • stately columns
  • verb compel to behave in a certain way
    impose; enforce.
    • Social relations impose courtesy

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kick_upstairs

  • verb give a promotion to or assign to a higher position
    advance; upgrade; elevate; promote; raise.
    • John was kicked upstairs when a replacement was hired
    • Women tend not to advance in the major law firms
    • I got promoted after many years of hard work

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seat

  • noun a space reserved for sitting (as in a theater or on a train or airplane)
    place.
    • he booked their seats in advance
    • he sat in someone else's place
  • noun the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
    bum; stern; keister; tail end; prat; bottom; rear end; buns; tail; tush; rump; fanny; ass; behind; tooshie; hind end; posterior; hindquarters; butt; nates; rear; arse; buttocks; backside; derriere; can; fundament.
    • he deserves a good kick in the butt
    • are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?

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result

  • noun a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon
    effect; consequence; upshot; outcome; issue; event.
    • the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise
    • his decision had depressing consequences for business
    • he acted very wise after the event
  • noun a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem
    answer; solvent; resolution; solution.
    • they were trying to find a peaceful solution
    • the answers were in the back of the book
    • he computed the result to four decimal places

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marquess

  • noun nobleman (in various countries) ranking above a count
    marquis.
  • noun a British peer ranking below a duke and above an earl

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peer_of_the_realm

  • noun a peer who is entitled to sit in the House of Lords

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adjudge

  • verb declare to be
    hold; declare.
    • She was declared incompetent
    • judge held that the defendant was innocent

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expert

  • noun a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully
  • adjective satellite having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude
    good; practiced; skillful; proficient; adept; skilful.
    • adept in handicrafts
    • an adept juggler
    • an expert job
    • a good mechanic
    • a practiced marksman
    • a proficient engineer
    • a lesser-known but no less skillful composer
    • the effect was achieved by skillful retouching

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favor

  • noun an act of gracious kindness
    favour.
  • noun an advantage to the benefit of someone or something
    favour.
    • the outcome was in his favor

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state

  • noun the territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation
    province.
    • his state is in the deep south
  • noun the way something is with respect to its main attributes
    • the current state of knowledge
    • his state of health
    • in a weak financial state

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hold

  • noun the act of grasping
    grip; clutches; clutch; clench; grasp; clasp.
    • he released his clasp on my arm
    • he has a strong grip for an old man
    • she kept a firm hold on the railing
  • noun understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something
    grasp; appreciation.
    • he has a good grasp of accounting practices

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across

  • adverb to the opposite side
    • the football field was 300 feet across
  • adverb transversely
    crosswise; crossways.
    • the marble slabs were cut across

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civil_law

  • noun the body of laws established by a state or nation for its own regulation
  • noun the legal code of ancient Rome; codified under Justinian; the basis for many modern systems of civil law
    Justinian code; Roman law; jus civile.

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notice

  • noun an announcement containing information about an event
    • you didn't give me enough notice
    • an obituary notice
    • a notice of sale
  • noun the act of noticing or paying attention
    observance; observation.
    • he escaped the notice of the police

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avow

  • verb to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true
    affirm; verify; swan; assert; swear; aver.
    • Before God I swear I am innocent
  • verb admit openly and bluntly; make no bones about
    avouch.

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august

  • adjective satellite of or befitting a lord
    lordly; grand.
    • heir to a lordly fortune
    • of august lineage
  • noun the month following July and preceding September
    Aug.

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take_the_stand

  • verb give testimony in a court of law
    bear witness; attest; testify.

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ecphonesis

  • noun an exclamatory rhetorical device
    exclamation.
    • O tempore! O mores

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countenance

  • noun the appearance conveyed by a person's face
    visage.
    • a pleasant countenance
    • a stern visage
  • noun formal and explicit approval
    sanction; indorsement; endorsement; imprimatur; warrant.
    • a Democrat usually gets the union's endorsement

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key

  • noun metal device shaped in such a way that when it is inserted into the appropriate lock the lock's mechanism can be rotated
  • noun something crucial for explaining
    • the key to development is economic integration

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distinguish

  • verb mark as different
    secernate; severalise; separate; severalize; tell apart; differentiate; tell; secern.
    • We distinguish several kinds of maple
  • verb detect with the senses
    recognize; spot; make out; tell apart; recognise; pick out; discern.
    • The fleeing convicts were picked out of the darkness by the watchful prison guards
    • I can't make out the faces in this photograph

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aggrandise

  • verb add details to
    dramatize; dramatise; embellish; blow up; pad; embroider; lard; aggrandize.

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exclaim

  • verb utter aloud; often with surprise, horror, or joy
    call out; cry; cry out; shout; outcry.
    • `I won!' he exclaimed
    • `Help!' she cried
    • `I'm here,' the mother shouted when she saw her child looking lost
  • verb state or announce
    promulgate; proclaim.
    • `I am not a Communist,' he exclaimed
    • The King will proclaim an amnesty

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last

  • noun the temporal end; the concluding time
    finish; finis; finale; close; stopping point; conclusion.
    • the stopping point of each round was signaled by a bell
    • the market was up at the finish
    • they were playing better at the close of the season
  • noun the last or lowest in an ordering or series
    • he was the last to leave
    • he finished an inglorious last

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license

  • noun a legal document giving official permission to do something
    licence; permit.
  • noun freedom to deviate deliberately from normally applicable rules or practices (especially in behavior or speech)
    licence.

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assure

  • verb make certain of
    insure; ensure; secure; guarantee.
    • This nest egg will ensure a nice retirement for us
    • Preparation will guarantee success!
  • verb inform positively and with certainty and confidence
    tell.
    • I tell you that man is a crook!

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reply

  • noun a statement (either spoken or written) that is made to reply to a question or request or criticism or accusation
    answer; response.
    • I waited several days for his answer
    • he wrote replies to several of his critics
  • noun the speech act of continuing a conversational exchange
    response.
    • he growled his reply

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comment

  • noun a statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief or adds information
    input; remark.
    • from time to time she contributed a personal comment on his account
  • noun a written explanation or criticism or illustration that is added to a book or other textual material
    commentary.
    • he wrote an extended comment on the proposal

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forecasting

  • noun a statement made about the future
    prognostication; prediction; foretelling.
  • verb predict in advance
    calculate; forecast.

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speak_up

  • verb express one's opinion openly and without fear or hesitation
    animadvert; opine; sound off; speak out.
    • John spoke up at the meeting
  • verb speak louder; raise one's voice
    • The audience asked the lecturer to please speak up

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martial_law

  • noun the body of law imposed by the military over civilian affairs (usually in time of war or civil crisis); overrides civil law

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knight_bachelor

  • noun a knight of the lowest order; could display only a pennon
    bachelor-at-arms; bachelor.

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franchise

  • noun an authorization to sell a company's goods or services in a particular place
  • noun a business established or operated under an authorization to sell or distribute a company's goods or services in a particular area
    dealership.

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administrative_law

  • noun the body of rules and regulations and orders and decisions created by administrative agencies of government

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own_right

  • noun by title vested in yourself or by virtue of qualifications that you have achieved
    • a peer in his own right
    • a leading sports figure in his own right
    • a fine opera in its own right

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baronetise

  • verb confer baronetcy upon
    baronetize.
    • He was baronetized for his loyalty to the country

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speak

  • verb express in speech
    verbalise; verbalize; mouth; utter; talk.
    • She talks a lot of nonsense
    • This depressed patient does not verbalize
  • verb exchange thoughts; talk with
    talk.
    • We often talk business
    • Actions talk louder than words

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raise

  • noun the amount a salary is increased
    wage hike; hike; rise; salary increase; wage increase.
    • he got a 3% raise
    • he got a wage hike
  • noun an upward slope or grade (as in a road)
    acclivity; upgrade; rise; climb; ascent.
    • the car couldn't make it up the rise

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dub

  • noun the new sounds added by dubbing
  • verb give a nickname to
    nickname.

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shout

  • noun a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition
    cry; call; outcry; vociferation; yell.
    • the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience
  • verb utter in a loud voice; talk in a loud voice (usually denoting characteristic manner of speaking)
    • My grandmother is hard of hearing--you'll have to shout

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advert

  • noun a public promotion of some product or service
    ad; advertising; advertisement; advertizement; advertizing.
  • verb give heed (to)
    hang; give ear; attend; pay heed.
    • The children in the audience attended the recital quietly
    • She hung on his every word
    • They attended to everything he said

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commission

  • noun a special group delegated to consider some matter
    committee.
    • a committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours" - Milton Berle
  • noun a fee for services rendered based on a percentage of an amount received or collected or agreed to be paid (as distinguished from a salary)
    • he works on commission

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entitle

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

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knight_of_the_square_flag

  • noun a knight honored for valor; entitled to display a square banner and to hold higher command
    knight banneret; banneret.

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privilege

  • noun a special advantage or immunity or benefit not enjoyed by all
  • noun a right reserved exclusively by a particular person or group (especially a hereditary or official right)
    exclusive right; prerogative; perquisite.
    • suffrage was the prerogative of white adult males

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waste

  • noun any materials unused and rejected as worthless or unwanted
    waste material; waste matter; waste product.
    • they collect the waste once a week
    • much of the waste material is carried off in the sewers
  • noun useless or profitless activity; using or expending or consuming thoughtlessly or carelessly
    dissipation; wastefulness.
    • if the effort brings no compensating gain it is a waste
    • mindless dissipation of natural resources

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life

  • noun a characteristic state or mode of living
    • social life
    • city life
    • real life
  • noun the experience of being alive; the course of human events and activities
    living.
    • he could no longer cope with the complexities of life

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enable

  • verb render capable or able for some task
    • This skill will enable you to find a job on Wall Street
    • The rope enables you to secure yourself when you climb the mountain

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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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lift

  • noun the act of giving temporary assistance
  • noun the component of the aerodynamic forces acting on an airfoil that opposes gravity
    aerodynamic lift.

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bidding

  • noun an authoritative direction or instruction to do something
    bid; command; dictation.
  • noun a request to be present
    summons.
    • they came at his bidding

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declaration

  • noun a statement that is emphatic and explicit (spoken or written)
  • noun (law) unsworn statement that can be admitted in evidence in a legal transaction
    • his declaration of innocence

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exclamatory

  • adjective satellite sudden and strong
    emphatic.
    • an emphatic no

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denote

  • verb be a sign or indication of
    • Her smile denoted that she agreed
  • verb have as a meaning
    refer.
    • `multi-' denotes `many'

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case

  • noun an occurrence of something
    instance; example.
    • it was a case of bad judgment
    • another instance occurred yesterday
    • but there is always the famous example of the Smiths
  • noun a special set of circumstances
    event.
    • in that event, the first possibility is excluded
    • it may rain in which case the picnic will be canceled

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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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templar

  • noun a knight of a religious military order established in 1118 to protect pilgrims and the Holy Sepulcher
    Knight Templar.

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warrant

  • noun a writ from a court commanding police to perform specified acts
  • noun a type of security issued by a corporation (usually together with a bond or preferred stock) that gives the holder the right to purchase a certain amount of common stock at a stated price
    stock warrant; stock-purchase warrant.
    • as a sweetener they offered warrants along with the fixed-income securities

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pretentious

  • adjective making claim to or creating an appearance of (often undeserved) importance or distinction
    • a pretentious country house
    • a pretentious fraud
    • a pretentious scholarly edition
  • adjective intended to attract notice and impress others
    ostentatious.
    • an ostentatious sable coat

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rename

  • verb assign a new name to
    • Many streets in the former East Germany were renamed in 1990
  • verb name again or anew
    • He was renamed Minister of the Interior

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viscountess

  • noun a wife or widow of a viscount
  • noun a noblewoman holding the rank of viscount in her own right

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earl_marshal

  • noun an officer of the English peerage who organizes royal processions and other ceremonies

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canon

  • noun a rule or especially body of rules or principles generally established as valid and fundamental in a field or art or philosophy
    • the neoclassical canon
    • canons of polite society
  • noun a priest who is a member of a cathedral chapter

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site

  • noun the piece of land on which something is located (or is to be located)
    land site.
    • a good site for the school
  • noun physical position in relation to the surroundings
    situation.
    • the sites are determined by highly specific sequences of nucleotides

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first_marquess_cornwallis

  • noun commander of the British forces in the American War of Independence; was defeated by American and French troops at Yorktown (1738-1805)
    Cornwallis; Charles Cornwallis.

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author

  • noun writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
    writer.
  • noun someone who originates or causes or initiates something
    source; generator.
    • he was the generator of several complaints

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suggest

  • verb make a proposal, declare a plan for something
    propose; advise.
    • the senator proposed to abolish the sales tax
  • verb drop a hint; intimate by a hint
    hint.

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authorise

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

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depose

  • verb force to leave (an office)
    force out.
  • verb make a deposition; declare under oath
    swear; depone.

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compensable

  • adjective satellite for which money is paid
    paying; stipendiary; remunerative; salaried.
    • a paying job
    • remunerative work
    • salaried employment
    • stipendiary services

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pad

  • noun a number of sheets of paper fastened together along one edge
    pad of paper; tablet.
  • noun the large floating leaf of an aquatic plant (as the water lily)

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supremacism

  • noun the belief that some particular group or race is superior to all others
    • white supremacism

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grand

  • noun the cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100
    yard; G; thou; thousand; M; chiliad; one thousand; K; 1000.
  • noun a piano with the strings on a horizontal harp-shaped frame; usually supported by three legs
    grand piano.

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party

  • noun an organization to gain political power
    political party.
    • in 1992 Perot tried to organize a third party at the national level
  • noun a group of people gathered together for pleasure
    • she joined the party after dinner

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advise

  • verb give advice to
    counsel; rede.
    • The teacher counsels troubled students
    • The lawyer counselled me when I was accused of tax fraud
  • verb inform (somebody) of something
    apprize; send word; apprise; give notice; notify.
    • I advised him that the rent was due

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emphatic

  • adjective satellite spoken with emphasis
    emphasized; emphasised.
    • an emphatic word
  • adjective satellite sudden and strong
    exclamatory.
    • an emphatic no

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entitled

  • adjective satellite qualified for by right according to law
    • we are all entitled to equal protection under the law
  • verb give the right to
    entitle.
    • The Freedom of Information Act entitles you to request your FBI file

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noble

  • noun a titled peer of the realm
    nobleman; Lord.
  • adjective satellite impressive in appearance
    imposing; baronial; stately.
    • a baronial mansion
    • an imposing residence
    • a noble tree
    • severe-looking policemen sat astride noble horses
    • stately columns

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statutory

  • adjective relating to or created by statutes
    • statutory matters
    • statutory law
  • adjective satellite prescribed or authorized by or punishable under a statute
    • statutory restrictions
    • a statutory age limit
    • statutory crimes
    • statutory rape

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declarative

  • noun a mood (grammatically unmarked) that represents the act or state as an objective fact
    common mood; declarative mood; indicative; indicative mood; fact mood.
  • adjective relating to the use of or having the nature of a declaration
    declaratory; asserting.

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realm

  • 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
    kingdom.

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nickname

  • noun a familiar name for a person (often a shortened version of a person's given name)
    moniker; cognomen; byname; sobriquet; soubriquet.
    • Joe's mother would not use his nickname and always called him Joseph
    • Henry's nickname was Slim
  • noun a descriptive name for a place or thing
    • the nickname for the U.S. Constitution is `Old Ironsides'

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annunciation

  • noun a formal public statement
    announcement; declaration; proclamation.
    • the government made an announcement about changes in the drug war
    • a declaration of independence
  • noun a festival commemorating the announcement of the Incarnation by the angel Gabriel to the Virgin Mary; a quarter day in England, Wales, and Ireland
    Annunciation Day; Lady Day; March 25.

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heir-at-law

  • noun the person legally entitled to inherit the property of someone who dies intestate

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off

  • verb kill intentionally and with premeditation
    murder; slay; dispatch; remove; hit; bump off; polish off.
    • The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered
  • adjective not in operation or operational
    • the oven is off
    • the lights are off

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tuft

  • noun a bunch of hair or feathers or growing grass
    tussock.
  • noun a bunch of feathers or hair

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position

  • noun the particular portion of space occupied by something
    place.
    • he put the lamp back in its place
  • noun a point occupied by troops for tactical reasons
    military position.

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departed

  • noun someone who is no longer alive
    dead person; decedent; deceased person; dead soul; deceased.
    • I wonder what the dead person would have done
  • verb move away from a place into another direction
    go; go away; depart.
    • Go away before I start to cry
    • The train departs at noon

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sentence

  • noun a string of words satisfying the grammatical rules of a language
    • he always spoke in grammatical sentences
  • noun (criminal law) a final judgment of guilty in a criminal case and the punishment that is imposed
    condemnation; judgment of conviction; conviction.
    • the conviction came as no surprise

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mosaic_law

  • noun the laws (beginning with the Ten Commandments) that God gave to the Israelites through Moses; it includes many rules of religious observance given in the first five books of the Old Testament (in Judaism these books are called the Torah)
    Law of Moses.

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christen

  • verb administer baptism to
    baptise; baptize.
    • The parents had the child baptized

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action

  • noun something done (usually as opposed to something said)
    • there were stories of murders and other unnatural actions
  • noun the state of being active
    activeness; activity.
    • his sphere of activity
    • he is out of action

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betitle

To furnish with a title or titles; to entitle. Obs. Carlyle.

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case_law

  • noun a system of jurisprudence based on judicial precedents rather than statutory laws
    common law; precedent.
    • common law originated in the unwritten laws of England and was later applied in the United States
  • noun (civil law) a law established by following earlier judicial decisions
    common law; precedent.

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hallow

  • verb render holy by means of religious rites
    bless; consecrate; sanctify.

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blow

  • noun a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon
    • a blow on the head
  • noun an impact (as from a collision)
    bump.
    • the bump threw him off the bicycle

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announcement

  • noun a formal public statement
    declaration; annunciation; proclamation.
    • the government made an announcement about changes in the drug war
    • a declaration of independence
  • noun a public statement containing information about an event that has happened or is going to happen
    promulgation.
    • the announcement appeared in the local newspaper
    • the promulgation was written in English

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court-martial

  • noun a military court to try members of the armed services who are accused of serious breaches of martial law
  • noun a trial that is conducted by a military court

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bench

  • noun a long seat for more than one person
  • noun a level shelf of land interrupting a declivity (with steep slopes above and below)
    terrace.

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source

  • noun the place where something begins, where it springs into being
    origin; root; beginning; rootage.
    • the Italian beginning of the Renaissance
    • Jupiter was the origin of the radiation
    • Pittsburgh is the source of the Ohio River
    • communism's Russian root
  • noun a document (or organization) from which information is obtained
    • the reporter had two sources for the story

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burgrave

  • noun a nobleman ruling a German castle and surrounding grounds by hereditary right
  • noun the military governor of a German town in the 12th and 13th centuries

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input

  • noun signal going into an electronic system
    input signal.
  • noun a statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief or adds information
    comment; remark.
    • from time to time she contributed a personal comment on his account

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kick

  • noun the act of delivering a blow with the foot
    kicking; boot.
    • he gave the ball a powerful kick
    • the team's kicking was excellent
  • noun the swift release of a store of affective force
    rush; thrill; boot; charge; bang; flush.
    • they got a great bang out of it
    • what a boot!
    • he got a quick rush from injecting heroin
    • he does it for kicks

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designate

  • verb assign a name or title to
    denominate.
  • verb give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)
    depute; assign; delegate.

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bid

  • noun an authoritative direction or instruction to do something
    command; dictation; bidding.
  • noun an attempt to get something
    play.
    • they made a futile play for power
    • he made a bid to gain attention

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judge

  • noun a public official authorized to decide questions brought before a court of justice
    justice; jurist.
  • noun an authority who is able to estimate worth or quality
    evaluator.

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key_out

  • verb identify as in botany or biology, for example
    name; describe; discover; identify; key; distinguish.

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name

  • noun a language unit by which a person or thing is known
    • his name really is George Washington
    • those are two names for the same thing
  • noun a person's reputation
    • he wanted to protect his good name

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dignity

  • noun the quality of being worthy of esteem or respect
    self-respect; self-regard; self-worth.
    • it was beneath his dignity to cheat
    • showed his true dignity when under pressure
  • noun formality in bearing and appearance
    lordliness; gravitas.
    • he behaved with great dignity

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security

  • noun the state of being free from danger or injury
    • we support the armed services in the name of national security
  • noun defense against financial failure; financial independence
    protection.
    • his pension gave him security in his old age
    • insurance provided protection against loss of wages due to illness

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answer_for

  • verb furnish a justifying analysis or explanation
    account.
    • I can't account for the missing money

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exceed

  • verb be greater in scope or size than some standard
    transcend; surpass.
    • Their loyalty exceeds their national bonds
  • verb be superior or better than some standard
    transcend; top; overstep; go past; pass.
    • She exceeded our expectations
    • She topped her performance of last year

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right

  • noun an abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature; it is something that nobody can take away"
    • they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights
    • Certain rights can never be granted to the government but must be kept in the hands of the people"- Eleanor Roosevelt
    • a right is not something that somebody gives you
  • noun location near or direction toward the right side; i.e. the side to the south when a person or object faces east
    • he stood on the right

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authority

  • noun the power or right to give orders or make decisions
    potency; say-so; authorisation; dominance; authorization.
    • he has the authority to issue warrants
    • deputies are given authorization to make arrests
    • a place of potency in the state
  • noun (usually plural) persons who exercise (administrative) control over others
    • the authorities have issued a curfew

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sound_off

  • verb express one's opinion openly and without fear or hesitation
    speak up; animadvert; opine; speak out.
    • John spoke up at the meeting
  • verb start playing
    strike up.
    • The musicians struck up a tune

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martial

  • adjective satellite (of persons) befitting a warrior
    soldierlike; warriorlike; soldierly.
    • a military bearing
  • noun Roman poet noted for epigrams (first century BC)

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nobleman

  • noun a titled peer of the realm
    Lord; noble.

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herald

  • noun (formal) a person who announces important news
    trumpeter.
    • the chieftain had a herald who announced his arrival with a trumpet
  • noun something that precedes and indicates the approach of something or someone
    predecessor; forerunner; harbinger; precursor.

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jurisprudence

  • noun the branch of philosophy concerned with the law and the principles that lead courts to make the decisions they do
    legal philosophy; law.
  • noun the collection of rules imposed by authority
    law.
    • civilization presupposes respect for the law
    • the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order

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purple

  • noun a purple color or pigment
    purpleness.
  • noun of imperial status
    • he was born to the purple

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squire

  • noun young nobleman attendant on a knight
  • noun an English country landowner

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legal

  • adjective established by or founded upon law or official or accepted rules
  • adjective of or relating to jurisprudence
    • legal loophole

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promulgator

  • noun (law) one who promulgates laws (announces a law as a way of putting it into execution)

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lard

  • noun soft white semisolid fat obtained by rendering the fatty tissue of the hog
  • verb prepare or cook with lard
    • lard meat

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spot_promote

  • verb promote on the spot
    • Supreme Bishop Digby had been spot-promoted to Archangel

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refer

  • verb make reference to
    name; bring up; advert; mention; cite.
    • His name was mentioned in connection with the invention
  • verb be relevant to
    touch on; relate; pertain; have-to doe with; bear on; touch; come to; concern.
    • There were lots of questions referring to her talk
    • My remark pertained to your earlier comments

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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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declaratory

  • adjective relating to the use of or having the nature of a declaration
    declarative; asserting.

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power

  • noun possession of controlling influence
    powerfulness.
    • the deterrent power of nuclear weapons
    • the power of his love saved her
    • his powerfulness was concealed by a gentle facade
  • noun (physics) the rate of doing work; measured in watts (= joules/second)

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communicate

  • verb transmit information
    put across; pass along; pass on; pass.
    • Please communicate this message to all employees
    • pass along the good news
  • verb transmit thoughts or feelings
    intercommunicate.
    • He communicated his anxieties to the psychiatrist

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peer

  • noun a person who is of equal standing with another in a group
    compeer; equal; match.
  • noun a nobleman (duke or marquis or earl or viscount or baron) who is a member of the British peerage

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post

  • noun the position where someone (as a guard or sentry) stands or is assigned to stand
    station.
    • a soldier manned the entrance post
    • a sentry station
  • noun military installation at which a body of troops is stationed
    military post.
    • this military post provides an important source of income for the town nearby
    • there is an officer's club on the post

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throne

  • noun the chair of state for a monarch, bishop, etc.
    • the king sat on his throne
  • noun a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination
    toilet; commode; crapper; stool; potty; can; pot.

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on

  • adjective in operation or operational
    • left the oven on
    • the switch is in the on position
  • adjective (of events) planned or scheduled
    • the picnic is on, rain or shine
    • we have nothing on for Friday night

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asserting

  • adjective relating to the use of or having the nature of a declaration
    declarative; declaratory.
  • verb state categorically
    assert; asseverate; maintain.

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bart

  • noun a member of the British order of honor; ranks below a baron but above a knight
    baronet.
    • since he was a baronet he had to be addressed as Sir Henry Jones, Bart.

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have

  • noun a person who possesses great material wealth
    rich person; wealthy person.
  • verb have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
    hold; have got.
    • She has $1,000 in the bank
    • He has got two beautiful daughters
    • She holds a Master's degree from Harvard

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overentitled

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swear

  • verb utter obscenities or profanities
    imprecate; cuss; curse; blaspheme.
    • The drunken men were cursing loudly in the street
  • verb to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true
    avow; affirm; verify; swan; assert; aver.
    • Before God I swear I am innocent

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stand

  • noun a support or foundation
    pedestal; base.
    • the base of the lamp
  • noun the position where a thing or person stands

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act

  • noun a legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body
    enactment.
  • noun something that people do or cause to happen
    deed; human activity; human action.

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duke

  • noun a British peer of the highest rank
  • noun a nobleman (in various countries) of high rank

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own

  • verb have ownership or possession of
    have; possess.
    • He owns three houses in Florida
    • How many cars does she have?
  • adjective satellite belonging to or on behalf of a specified person (especially yourself); preceded by a possessive
    ain.
    • for your own use
    • do your own thing
    • she makes her own clothes
    • `ain' is Scottish

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chivalry

  • noun courtesy towards women
    politesse; gallantry.
  • noun the medieval principles governing knighthood and knightly conduct
    knightliness.

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civil

  • adjective satellite applying to ordinary citizens as contrasted with the military
    • civil authorities
  • adjective not rude; marked by satisfactory (or especially minimal) adherence to social usages and sufficient but not noteworthy consideration for others
    polite.
    • even if he didn't like them he should have been civil"- W.S. Maugham

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promise

  • noun a verbal commitment by one person to another agreeing to do (or not to do) something in the future
  • noun grounds for feeling hopeful about the future
    hope.
    • there is little or no promise that he will recover

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electorate

  • noun the body of enfranchised citizens; those qualified to vote

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tax_law

  • noun the body of laws governing taxation

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entitlement

  • noun right granted by law or contract (especially a right to benefits)
    • entitlements make up the major part of the federal budget

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charles_cornwallis

  • noun commander of the British forces in the American War of Independence; was defeated by American and French troops at Yorktown (1738-1805)
    Cornwallis; First Marquess Cornwallis.

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palatine

  • noun any of various important officials in ancient Rome
  • noun (Middle Ages) the lord of a palatinate who exercised sovereign powers over his lands
    palsgrave.

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bear_witness

  • verb provide evidence for
    show; evidence; testify; prove.
    • The blood test showed that he was the father
    • Her behavior testified to her incompetence
  • verb give testimony in a court of law
    attest; testify; take the stand.

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breeding

  • noun elegance by virtue of fineness of manner and expression
    gentility; genteelness.
  • noun the result of good upbringing (especially knowledge of correct social behavior)
    training; education.
    • a woman of breeding and refinement

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errant

  • adjective satellite straying from the right course or from accepted standards
    • errant youngsters
  • adjective satellite uncontrolled motion that is irregular or unpredictable
    • an errant breeze

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function

  • noun (mathematics) a mathematical relation such that each element of a given set (the domain of the function) is associated with an element of another set (the range of the function)
    single-valued function; mathematical function; mapping; map.
  • noun what something is used for
    use; role; purpose.
    • the function of an auger is to bore holes
    • ballet is beautiful but what use is it?

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cartbote

(Old Eng. Law.) Wood to which a tenant is entitled for making and repairing carts and other instruments of husbandry.

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baronial

  • adjective satellite impressive in appearance
    imposing; noble; stately.
    • a baronial mansion
    • an imposing residence
    • a noble tree
    • severe-looking policemen sat astride noble horses
    • stately columns

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duchy

  • noun the domain controlled by a duke or duchess
    dukedom.

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titulary

  • adjective of or relating to a legal title to something
    titular.
    • titulary rights

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hear

  • verb perceive (sound) via the auditory sense
  • verb get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally
    pick up; get a line; discover; see; learn; find out; get wind; get word.
    • I learned that she has two grown-up children
    • I see that you have been promoted

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promote

  • verb contribute to the progress or growth of
    advance; encourage; boost; further.
    • I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom
  • verb give a promotion to or assign to a higher position
    advance; upgrade; kick upstairs; elevate; raise.
    • John was kicked upstairs when a replacement was hired
    • Women tend not to advance in the major law firms
    • I got promoted after many years of hard work

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count

  • noun the total number counted
    • a blood count
  • noun the act of counting; reciting numbers in ascending order
    counting; tally; enumeration; reckoning; numeration.
    • the counting continued for several hours

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marquis

  • noun nobleman (in various countries) ranking above a count
    marquess.
  • noun humorist who wrote about the imaginary life of cockroaches (1878-1937)
    Donald Robert Perry Marquis; Don Marquis.

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go_past

  • verb move past
    travel by; pass by; go by; surpass; pass.
    • A black limousine passed by when she looked out the window
    • He passed his professor in the hall
    • One line of soldiers surpassed the other
  • verb be superior or better than some standard
    transcend; exceed; top; overstep; pass.
    • She exceeded our expectations
    • She topped her performance of last year

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shariah_law

  • noun the code of law derived from the Koran and from the teachings and example of Mohammed
    sharia; Islamic law; shariah; sharia law.
    • sharia is only applicable to Muslims
    • under Islamic law there is no separation of church and state

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baptise

  • verb administer baptism to
    christen; baptize.
    • The parents had the child baptized

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armigerous

Bearing arms. R.
They belonged to the armigerous part of the population, and were entitled to write themselves Esquire. De Quincey.

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gone

  • adjective satellite destroyed or killed
    done for; kaput.
    • we are gone geese
  • verb change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically
    go; travel; move; locomote.
    • How fast does your new car go?
    • We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus
    • The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect
    • The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell
    • news travelled fast

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knight_banneret

  • noun a knight honored for valor; entitled to display a square banner and to hold higher command
    knight of the square flag; banneret.

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describe

  • verb give a description of
    draw; depict.
    • He drew an elaborate plan of attack
  • verb to give an account or representation of in words
    report; account.
    • Discreet Italian police described it in a manner typically continental

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depone

  • verb make a deposition; declare under oath
    depose; swear.

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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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put_across

  • verb transmit information
    pass along; communicate; pass on; pass.
    • Please communicate this message to all employees
    • pass along the good news

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adjudicate

  • verb put on trial or hear a case and sit as the judge at the trial of
    judge; try.
    • The football star was tried for the murder of his wife
    • The judge tried both father and son in separate trials
  • verb bring to an end; settle conclusively
    settle; resolve; decide.
    • The case was decided
    • The judge decided the case in favor of the plaintiff
    • The father adjudicated when the sons were quarreling over their inheritance

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promulgation

  • noun a public statement containing information about an event that has happened or is going to happen
    announcement.
    • the announcement appeared in the local newspaper
    • the promulgation was written in English
  • noun the official announcement of a new law or ordinance whereby the law or ordinance is put into effect

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sharia

  • noun the code of law derived from the Koran and from the teachings and example of Mohammed
    shariah law; Islamic law; shariah; sharia law.
    • sharia is only applicable to Muslims
    • under Islamic law there is no separation of church and state

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deserve

  • verb be worthy or deserving
    merit.
    • You deserve a promotion after all the hard work you have done

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relegating

  • noun authorizing subordinates to make certain decisions
    delegation; delegating; relegation; deputation.
  • verb refer to another person for decision or judgment
    relegate; submit; pass on.
    • She likes to relegate difficult questions to her colleagues

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sabian

Of or pertaining to Saba in Arabia, celebrated for producing aromatic plants.

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exclamation

  • noun an abrupt excited utterance
    exclaiming.
    • she gave an exclamation of delight
    • there was much exclaiming over it
  • noun a loud complaint or protest or reproach

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pass_along

  • verb transmit information
    put across; communicate; pass on; pass.
    • Please communicate this message to all employees
    • pass along the good news

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wrongly

  • adverb without justice or fairness
    • wouldst not play false and yet would wrongly win"- Shakespeare
  • adverb in an inaccurate manner
    wrong; incorrectly.
    • he decided to reveal the details only after other sources had reported them incorrectly
    • she guessed wrong

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peak

  • noun the most extreme possible amount or value
    extremum.
    • voltage peak
  • noun the period of greatest prosperity or productivity
    prime; flower; blossom; efflorescence; flush; bloom; heyday.

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canon_law

  • noun the body of codified laws governing the affairs of a Christian church
    ecclesiastical law.

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viscount

  • noun (in various countries) a son or younger brother or a count
  • noun a British peer who ranks below an earl and above a baron

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land

  • noun the land on which real estate is located
    • he built the house on land leased from the city
  • noun material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use)
    soil; ground.
    • the land had never been plowed
    • good agricultural soil

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lead

  • noun an advantage held by a competitor in a race
    • he took the lead at the last turn
  • noun a soft heavy toxic malleable metallic element; bluish white when freshly cut but tarnishes readily to dull grey
    Pb; atomic number 82.
    • the children were playing with lead soldiers

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palsgrave

  • noun (Middle Ages) the lord of a palatinate who exercised sovereign powers over his lands
    palatine.

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summit

  • noun the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development
    superlative; pinnacle; acme; top; height; peak; elevation; tiptop; meridian.
    • his landscapes were deemed the acme of beauty
    • the artist's gifts are at their acme
    • at the height of her career
    • the peak of perfection
    • summer was at its peak
    • ...catapulted Einstein to the pinnacle of fame
    • the summit of his ambition
    • so many highest superlatives achieved by man
    • at the top of his profession
  • noun the top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill)
    crown; top; tip; peak; crest.
    • the view from the peak was magnificent
    • they clambered to the tip of Monadnock
    • the region is a few molecules wide at the summit

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precedent

  • noun an example that is used to justify similar occurrences at a later time
    case in point.
  • noun (civil law) a law established by following earlier judicial decisions
    common law; case law.

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