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all

  • adjective quantifier; used with either mass or count nouns to indicate the whole number or amount of or every one of a class
    • we sat up all night
    • ate all the food
    • all men are mortal
    • all parties are welcome
  • adjective satellite completely given to or absorbed by
    • became all attention

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ken

  • noun range of what one can know or understand
    cognizance.
    • beyond my ken
  • noun the range of vision
    sight.
    • out of sight of land

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northman

  • noun an inhabitant of Scandinavia
    Norse; Scandinavian.

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rhetorician

  • noun a person who delivers a speech or oration
    orator; public speaker; speechmaker; speechifier.

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jugoslavian

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Yugoslavia
    Yugoslav; Jugoslav; Yugoslavian.

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greek_fire

  • noun a mixture used by Byzantine Greeks that was often shot at adversaries; catches fire when wetted

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clovis_i

  • noun king of the Franks who unified Gaul and established his capital at Paris and founded the Frankish monarchy; his name was rendered as Gallic `Louis' (466-511)
    Clovis.

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sleep

  • noun a natural and periodic state of rest during which consciousness of the world is suspended
    slumber.
    • he didn't get enough sleep last night
    • calm as a child in dreamless slumber
  • noun a torpid state resembling deep sleep
    sopor.

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saami

  • noun a member of an indigenous nomadic people living in northern Scandinavia and herding reindeer
    Saame; Lapp; Sami; Lapplander; Same.
  • noun the language of nomadic Lapps in northern Scandinavia and the Kola Peninsula
    Saame; Lapp; Sami; Same.

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gaucherie

  • noun the quality of being rustic or gauche
    rusticity.
  • noun a socially awkward or tactless act
    gaffe; solecism; faux pas; slip.

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homespun

  • noun a rough loosely woven fabric originally made with yarn that was spun at home
  • adjective satellite of textiles; having a rough surface
    nubby; tweedy; nubbly; slubbed.
    • a sweater knitted of nubbly homespun yarns

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sabine

  • noun a river in eastern Texas that flows south into the Gulf of Mexico
    Sabine River.
  • noun a member of an ancient Oscan-speaking people of the central Apennines north of Rome who were conquered and assimilated into the Roman state in 290 BC

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grecism

An idiom of the Greek language; a Hellenism. Addison.

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demitazza

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hellenize

To use the Greek language; to play the Greek; to Grecize.

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tv

  • noun broadcasting visual images of stationary or moving objects
    telecasting; television; video.
    • she is a star of screen and video
    • Television is a medium because it is neither rare nor well done" - Ernie Kovacs
  • noun an electronic device that receives television signals and displays them on a screen
    goggle box; television; boob tube; tv set; television receiver; telly; idiot box; television set.
    • the British call a tv set a telly

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irish_republic

  • noun a republic consisting of 26 of 32 counties comprising the island of Ireland; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1921
    Eire; Republic of Ireland; Ireland.

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recurrence

  • noun happening again (especially at regular intervals)
    return.
    • the return of spring

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to

The preposition to primarily indicates approach and arrival, motion made in the direction of a place or thing and attaining it, access; and also, motion or tendency without arrival; movement toward; -- opposed to from. "To Canterbury they wend." Chaucer.
Stay with us, go not to Wittenberg. Shak.
So to the sylvan lodge They came, that like Pomona's arbor smiled. Milton.
I'll to him again, . . . He'll tell me all his purpose. She stretched her arms to heaven. Dryden.

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skopje

  • noun capital of modern Macedonia
    Skoplje; Uskub.

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rhythm

  • noun the basic rhythmic unit in a piece of music
    beat; musical rhythm.
    • the piece has a fast rhythm
    • the conductor set the beat
  • noun recurring at regular intervals
    regular recurrence.

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antigonus_cyclops

  • noun a general of Alexander the Great and king of Macedonia; lost one eye; killed in a battle at Ipsus (382-301 BC)
    Monophthalmos; Antigonus.

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panhellenium

(Gr. Antiq.) An assembly or association of Greeks from all the states of Greece.

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homer

  • noun a base hit on which the batter scores a run
    home run.
  • noun ancient Greek epic poet who is believed to have written the Iliad and the Odyssey (circa 850 BC)

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antefix

  • noun carved ornament at the eaves of a tile roof concealing the joints between tiles

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cretan

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Crete

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holland

  • noun a constitutional monarchy in western Europe on the North Sea; half the country lies below sea level
    Netherlands; Nederland; Kingdom of The Netherlands; The Netherlands.

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kraut

  • noun offensive term for a person of German descent
    Boche; Hun; Krauthead; Jerry.

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iranian

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Iran
    Persian; Irani.
    • the majority of Irani are Persian Shiite Muslims
  • noun the modern Persian language spoken in Iran
    Iranian language.

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tyrolean

  • noun a native or inhabitant of the Tyrol
  • noun soft green felt hat with a feather or brush cockade
    tirolean.

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dionysia

  • noun an orgiastic festival in ancient Greece in honor of Dionysus (= Bacchus)
    Bacchanalia.

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socrates

  • noun ancient Athenian philosopher; teacher of Plato and Xenophon (470-399 BC)

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manouri

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greco-roman

  • adjective satellite of or pertaining to or characteristic of the ancient Greek and Roman cultures
    Hellenic; Graeco-Roman; classical; classic.
    • classical mythology
    • classical

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sensitivity

  • noun (physiology) responsiveness to external stimuli; the faculty of sensation
    sensitiveness; sensibility.
    • sensitivity to pain
  • noun the ability to respond to physical stimuli or to register small physical amounts or differences
    sensitiveness.
    • a galvanometer of extreme sensitivity
    • the sensitiveness of Mimosa leaves does not depend on a change of growth

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balto-slavic

  • noun a family of Indo-European languages including the Slavic and Baltic languages
    Balto-Slavonic; Balto-Slavic language.

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genitive

  • noun the case expressing ownership
    possessive; possessive case; genitive case.
  • adjective serving to express or indicate possession
    possessive.
    • possessive pronouns
    • the genitive endings

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kitto

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irishman

  • noun a man who is a native or inhabitant of Ireland

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school

  • noun an educational institution
    • the school was founded in 1900
  • noun a building where young people receive education
    schoolhouse.
    • the school was built in 1932
    • he walked to school every morning

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scholar

  • noun a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines
    scholarly person; bookman; student.
  • noun someone (especially a child) who learns (as from a teacher) or takes up knowledge or beliefs
    assimilator; learner.

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panhellenism

A scheme to unite all the Greeks in one political body.

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teuton

  • noun someone (especially a German) who speaks a Germanic language
  • noun a member of the ancient Germanic people who migrated from Jutland to southern Gaul and were annihilated by the Romans

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attic

  • noun floor consisting of open space at the top of a house just below roof; often used for storage
    loft; garret.
  • noun the dialect of Ancient Greek spoken and written in Attica and Athens and Ionia
    Ionic dialect; Ionic; Classical Greek.

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yugoslav

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Yugoslavia
    Jugoslavian; Jugoslav; Yugoslavian.
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of the former country of Yugoslavia or its people or languages
    Yugoslavian.
    • Yugoslavian wine

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lapland

  • noun a region in northmost Europe inhabited by Lapps
    Lappland.

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leader

  • noun a person who rules or guides or inspires others
  • noun a featured article of merchandise sold at a loss in order to draw customers
    loss leader; drawing card.

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lusitanian

  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Portugal or the people of Portugal or their language
    Portuguese.
    • Portuguese wines
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of the region of Lusitania or its people or language

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hellenize

To use the Greek language; to play the Greek; to Grecize.

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ouzeria

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anal

  • adjective of or related to the anus
    • anal thermometer
  • adjective a stage in psychosexual development when the child's interest is concentrated on the anal region; fixation at this stage is said to result in orderliness, meanness, stubbornness, compulsiveness, etc.
    anal retentive.

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ellas

  • noun a republic in southeastern Europe on the southern part of the Balkan peninsula; known for grapes and olives and olive oil
    Hellenic Republic; Greece.

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round

  • noun a charge of ammunition for a single shot
    one shot; unit of ammunition.
  • noun an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs
    rhythm; cycle.
    • the never-ending cycle of the seasons

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modern_greek

  • noun the Greek language as spoken and written today
    New Greek.

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luwian

  • noun an Anatolian language
    Luvian.

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balkan_country

  • noun any one of the countries on the Balkan Peninsula
    Balkan state; Balkan nation.

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philippian

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Philippi in ancient Macedonia

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republic_of_iceland

  • noun an island republic on the island of Iceland; became independent of Denmark in 1944
    Iceland.

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gheg

  • noun the dialect of Albanian spoken in northern Albania and Yugoslavia
    Gheg dialect.

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ottoman

  • noun thick cushion used as a seat
    pouf; puff; hassock; pouffe.
  • noun a Turk (especially a Turk who is a member of the tribe of Osman I)
    Osmanli; Ottoman Turk.

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toubeleki

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tsipouro

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greek_chorus

  • noun a company of actors who comment (by speaking or singing in unison) on the action in a classical Greek play
    chorus.

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authorized_version

  • noun an English translation of the Bible published in 1611
    King James Version; King James Bible.

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abc

  • noun the elementary stages of any subject (usually plural)
    rudiment; first principle; alphabet; first rudiment; ABC's; ABCs.
    • he mastered only the rudiments of geometry

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latin

  • noun any dialect of the language of ancient Rome
  • noun an inhabitant of ancient Latium

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lappland

  • noun a region in northmost Europe inhabited by Lapps
    Lapland.

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arminius

  • noun Dutch Protestant theologian who founded Arminianism which opposed the absolute predestinarianism of John Calvin (1559-1609)
    Jacobus Arminius; Jacob Harmensen; Jakob Hermandszoon.
  • noun German hero; leader at the battle of Teutoburger Wald in AD 9 (circa 18 BC - AD 19)
    Hermann; Armin.

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kleftiko

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english_person

  • noun a native or inhabitant of England

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berkoff

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athelstan

  • noun the first Saxon ruler who extended his kingdom to include nearly all of England (895-939)

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hibernia

  • noun an island comprising the republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland
    Emerald Isle; Ireland.

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capital

  • noun assets available for use in the production of further assets
    working capital.
  • noun wealth in the form of money or property owned by a person or business and human resources of economic value

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irelander

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Ireland
    Irish person.

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dalmatian

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Dalmatia
  • noun a large breed having a smooth white coat with black or brown spots; originated in Dalmatia
    coach dog; carriage dog.

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hobnailed

  • adjective satellite marked by the wearing of heavy boots studded with hobnails
    • hobnailed laborers
  • verb supply with hobnails
    hobnail.

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cambrian

  • noun from 544 million to about 500 million years ago; marine invertebrates
    Cambrian period.
  • noun a native or resident of Wales
    Welsh; Welshman; Cymry.

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boche

  • noun offensive term for a person of German descent
    Hun; Krauthead; Jerry; Kraut.

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gibraltarian

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Gibraltar
  • adjective of or relating to Gibraltar or its inhabitants
    • Gibraltarian customs office

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scotsman

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Scotland
    Scot; Scotchman.

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full

  • noun the time when the Moon is fully illuminated
    full moon; full-of-the-moon; full phase of the moon.
    • the moon is at the full
  • verb beat for the purpose of cleaning and thickening
    • full the cloth

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kefalotyri

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scandinavian

  • noun an inhabitant of Scandinavia
    Northman; Norse.
  • noun the northern family of Germanic languages that are spoken in Scandinavia and Iceland
    North Germanic language; Scandinavian language; Norse; Nordic; North Germanic.

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eos

  • noun (Greek mythology) the winged goddess of the dawn in ancient mythology; daughter of Hyperion; identified with Roman Aurora

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greek

  • noun the Hellenic branch of the Indo-European family of languages
    Hellenic; Hellenic language.
  • noun a native or inhabitant of Greece
    Hellene.

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liechtenstein

  • noun a small landlocked principality (constitutional monarchy) in central Europe located in the Alps between Austria and Switzerland
    Principality of Liechtenstein.

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latvian

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Latvia
  • noun the official language of Latvia; belongs to the Baltic branch of Indo-European
    Lettish.

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pastoral

  • noun a musical composition that evokes rural life
    pastorale; idyll; idyl.
  • noun a letter from a pastor to the congregation

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modern_greek

  • noun the Greek language as spoken and written today
    New Greek.

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iranian_language

  • noun the modern Persian language spoken in Iran
    Iranian.

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metapolitefsi

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netherlander

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Holland
    Hollander; Dutchman.

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nederland

  • noun a constitutional monarchy in western Europe on the North Sea; half the country lies below sea level
    Holland; Netherlands; Kingdom of The Netherlands; The Netherlands.

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theban

  • noun an Egyptian inhabitant of ancient Thebes
  • noun a Greek inhabitant of ancient Thebes

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perseus

  • noun (Greek mythology) the son of Zeus who slew Medusa (with the help of Athena and Hermes) and rescued Andromeda from a sea monster
  • noun a conspicuous constellation in the northern hemisphere; between Auriga and Cassiopeia and crossed by the Milky Way

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koine

  • noun a common language used by speakers of different languages
    lingua franca; interlanguage.
    • Koine is a dialect of ancient Greek that was the lingua franca of the empire of Alexander the Great and was widely spoken throughout the eastern Mediterranean area in Roman times
  • noun a Greek dialect that flourished under the Roman Empire

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cracker-barrel

  • adjective satellite characteristic of country life
    folksy; homespun.
    • cracker-barrel philosophy
    • folksy humor
    • the air of homespun country boys

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social

  • noun a party of people assembled to promote sociability and communal activity
    mixer; sociable.
  • adjective relating to human society and its members
    societal.
    • social institutions
    • societal evolution
    • societal forces
    • social legislation

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golden

  • adjective satellite having the deep slightly brownish color of gold
    aureate; gilded; gilt; gold.
    • long aureate (or golden) hair
    • a gold carpet
  • adjective satellite marked by peace and prosperity
    halcyon; prosperous.
    • a golden era
    • the halcyon days of the clipper trade

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plato

  • noun ancient Athenian philosopher; pupil of Socrates; teacher of Aristotle (428-347 BC)

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kuchean

  • noun a dialect of Tocharian
    West Tocharian; Kuchean dialect.

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family

  • noun a social unit living together
    house; household; menage; home.
    • he moved his family to Virginia
    • It was a good Christian household
    • I waited until the whole house was asleep
    • the teacher asked how many people made up his home
  • noun primary social group; parents and children
    family unit.
    • he wanted to have a good job before starting a family

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thracian

  • noun an inhabitant of ancient Thrace
  • noun a Thraco-Phrygian language spoken by the ancient people of Thrace but extinct by the early Middle Ages

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side

  • noun a place within a region identified relative to a center or reference location
    • they always sat on the right side of the church
    • he never left my side
  • noun one of two or more contesting groups
    • the Confederate side was prepared to attack

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magyar

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Hungary
    Hungarian.
  • noun the official language of Hungary (also spoken in Rumania); belongs to the Ugric family of languages
    Hungarian.

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aeschylus

  • noun Greek tragedian; the father of Greek tragic drama (525-456 BC)

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didascaly

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clovis

  • noun king of the Franks who unified Gaul and established his capital at Paris and founded the Frankish monarchy; his name was rendered as Gallic `Louis' (466-511)
    Clovis I.

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romaic

  • noun the modern Greek vernacular
    Demotic.
  • adjective relating to modern Greece or its inhabitants or its language

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eastern_orthodox_church

  • noun derived from the Byzantine Church and adhering to Byzantine rites
    Orthodox Church; Eastern Church; Eastern Orthodox; Orthodox Catholic Church.

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kos

  • noun (in India) a unit of length having different values in different localities
    coss.
  • noun a blow that renders the opponent unconscious
    knockout; kayo; KO.

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skordalia

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new_greek

  • noun the Greek language as spoken and written today
    Modern Greek.

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euripides

  • noun one of the greatest tragic dramatists of ancient Greece (480-406 BC)

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hungarian

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Hungary
    Magyar.
  • noun the official language of Hungary (also spoken in Rumania); belongs to the Ugric family of languages
    Magyar.

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idyll

  • noun an episode of such pastoral or romantic charm as to qualify as the subject of a poetic idyll
  • noun a musical composition that evokes rural life
    pastorale; pastoral; idyl.

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hun

  • noun a member of a nomadic people who invaded Europe in the 4th century
  • noun offensive term for a person of German descent
    Boche; Krauthead; Jerry; Kraut.

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balkan

  • noun an inhabitant of the Balkan Peninsula

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hellenic_republic

  • noun a republic in southeastern Europe on the southern part of the Balkan peninsula; known for grapes and olives and olive oil
    Ellas; Greece.

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frog

  • noun any of various tailless stout-bodied amphibians with long hind limbs for leaping; semiaquatic and terrestrial species
    toad; batrachian; salientian; anuran; toad frog.
  • noun a person of French descent
    Gaul.

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rustic

  • noun an unsophisticated country person
  • adjective satellite characteristic of rural life
    countrified; countryfied.
    • countrified clothes
    • rustic awkwardness

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castillian

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Castile

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psephology

  • noun the branch of sociology that studies election trends (as by opinion polls)

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campestral

  • adjective satellite of fields or open country
    • living in campestral seclusion

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sapphic

  • adjective satellite a meter used by Sappho and named after her
  • adjective satellite of or relating to or characterized by homosexual relations between woman
    lesbian.

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romanic

  • adjective of or relating to or derived from Rome (especially ancient Rome)
    Roman.
    • Roman architecture
    • the old Roman wall

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parisian

  • noun a native or resident of Paris
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Paris or its inhabitants
    • Parisian restaurants can be expensive

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ruralism

  • noun a rural idiom or expression
    rusticism.
  • noun a rural characteristic or trait
    rurality.
    • a place with the rurality of a turnip field

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ageless

  • adjective satellite continuing forever or indefinitely
    unending; unceasing; perpetual; eternal; eonian; everlasting; aeonian.
    • the ageless themes of love and revenge
    • eternal truths
    • life everlasting
    • hell's perpetual fires
    • the unending bliss of heaven

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greek

  • noun the Hellenic branch of the Indo-European family of languages
    Hellenic; Hellenic language.
  • noun a native or inhabitant of Greece
    Hellene.

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agrestic

  • adjective satellite characteristic of the fields or country
    rustic.
    • agrestic simplicity
    • rustic stone walls
  • adjective satellite (of behavior) rustic and uncouth
    • the agrestic behavior of a country boy

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nordic

  • noun the northern family of Germanic languages that are spoken in Scandinavia and Iceland
    North Germanic language; Scandinavian language; Norse; Scandinavian; North Germanic.
  • adjective of or relating to or constituting the Scandinavian group of languages
    • Nordic languages have a gender system

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orator

  • noun a person who delivers a speech or oration
    public speaker; speechmaker; speechifier; rhetorician.

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me

  • noun a state in New England
    Pine Tree State; Maine.

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atomism

  • noun (psychology) a theory that reduces all mental phenomena to simple elements (sensations and feelings) that form complex ideas by association
  • noun (chemistry) any theory in which all matter is composed of tiny discrete finite indivisible indestructible particles
    atomic theory; atomist theory; atomistic theory.
    • the ancient Greek philosophers Democritus and Epicurus held atomic theories of the universe

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german

  • noun a person of German nationality
  • noun the standard German language; developed historically from West Germanic
    German language; High German.

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etruscan

  • noun a native or inhabitant of ancient Etruria; the Etruscans influenced the Romans (who had suppressed them by about 200 BC)

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luna

  • noun (Roman mythology) the goddess of the Moon; counterpart of Greek Selene

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era

  • noun a period marked by distinctive character or reckoned from a fixed point or event
    epoch.
  • noun a major division of geological time; an era is usually divided into two or more periods
    geological era.

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basque

  • noun a member of a people of unknown origin living in the western Pyrenees in France and Spain
  • noun the language of the Basque people; of no known relation to any other language

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male

  • noun an animal that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that can fertilize female gametes (ova)
  • noun a person who belongs to the sex that cannot have babies
    male person.

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greaseball

  • noun (ethnic slur) offensive term for a person of Italian descent
    Guinea; dago; wop; ginzo.

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ert

  • noun the coordinated universal time when an event is received on Earth
    Earth-received time.

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metrical

  • adjective based on the meter as a standard of measurement
    metric.
    • the metric system
    • metrical equivalents
  • adjective satellite the rhythmic arrangement of syllables
    metric; measured.

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swinging

  • noun changing location by moving back and forth
    vacillation; swing.
  • verb burn superficially or lightly
    swinge; singe.
    • I singed my eyebrows

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anal_sex

  • noun intercourse via the anus, committed by a man with a man or woman
    sodomy; buggery; anal intercourse.

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brythonic

  • noun a southern group of Celtic languages
    Brittanic.

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scotchwoman

  • noun a woman who is a Scot
    Scotswoman.

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jerry

  • noun offensive term for a person of German descent
    Boche; Hun; Krauthead; Kraut.

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tropaion

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demetrius_i

  • noun son of Antigonus Cyclops and king of Macedonia; he and his father were defeated at the battle of Ipsus (337-283 BC)
    Demetrius; Demetrius Poliorcetes.

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luvian

  • noun an Anatolian language
    Luwian.

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ratio

  • noun the relative magnitudes of two quantities (usually expressed as a quotient)
  • noun the relation between things (or parts of things) with respect to their comparative quantity, magnitude, or degree
    proportion.
    • an inordinate proportion of the book is given over to quotations
    • a dry martini has a large proportion of gin

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textus

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phoenix

  • noun the state capital and largest city located in south central Arizona; situated in a former desert that has become a prosperous agricultural area thanks to irrigation
    capital of Arizona.
  • noun a large monocotyledonous genus of pinnate-leaved palms found in Asia and Africa
    genus Phoenix.

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welsh

  • noun a native or resident of Wales
    Welshman; Cymry; Cambrian.
  • noun a Celtic language of Wales
    Cymric.

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kadaifi

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taverna

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urban_center

  • noun a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts
    city; metropolis.
    • Ancient Troy was a great city

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east_german

  • noun a native or inhabitant of the former republic of East Germany
  • adjective relating to or characteristic of East Germany
    • East German spies

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greek_capital

  • noun the capital and largest city of Greece; named after Athena (its patron goddess)
    Athinai; Athens; capital of Greece.
    • in the 5th century BC ancient Athens was the world's most powerful and civilized city

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ancestor

  • noun someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent)
    ascendent; antecedent; ascendant; root.

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parameter

  • noun a constant in the equation of a curve that can be varied to yield a family of similar curves
    parametric quantity.
  • noun any factor that defines a system and determines (or limits) its performance

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turfan

  • noun a dialect of Tocharian
    East Tocharian; Turfan dialect.

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dialect

  • noun the usage or vocabulary that is characteristic of a specific group of people
    accent; idiom.
    • the immigrants spoke an odd dialect of English
    • he has a strong German accent
    • it has been said that a language is a dialect with an army and navy

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germanic

  • noun a branch of the Indo-European family of languages; members that are spoken currently fall into two major groups: Scandinavian and West Germanic
    Germanic language.
  • adjective of or relating to the language of Germans
    • the Germanic sound shifts

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rumanian

  • noun an eastern Romance language spoken in Romania
    Romanian.
  • noun a native or inhabitant of Romania
    Romanian.

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pastichio

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movable

  • noun personal as opposed to real property; any tangible movable property (furniture or domestic animals or a car etc)
    chattel; personal chattel.
  • adjective satellite (of personal property as opposed to real estate) can be moved from place to place (especially carried by hand)

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balkan_state

  • noun any one of the countries on the Balkan Peninsula
    Balkan country; Balkan nation.

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rusticity

  • noun the quality of being rustic or gauche
    gaucherie.

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roman

  • noun a resident of modern Rome
  • noun an inhabitant of the ancient Roman Empire

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portfolio

  • noun a large, flat, thin case for carrying loose papers or drawings or maps; usually leather
    • he remembered her because she was carrying a large portfolio
  • noun a set of pieces of creative work collected to be shown to potential customers or employers
    • the artist had put together a portfolio of his work
    • every actor has a portfolio of photographs

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receptus

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intoned

  • adjective satellite uttered in a monotonous cadence or rhythm as in chanting
    singsong; chantlike.
    • their chantlike intoned prayers
    • a singsong manner of speaking
  • verb utter monotonously and repetitively and rhythmically
    chant; tone; intone.
    • The students chanted the same slogan over and over again

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rebetiko

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speechifier

  • noun a person who delivers a speech or oration
    orator; public speaker; speechmaker; rhetorician.

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ceres

  • noun (Roman mythology) goddess of agriculture; counterpart of Greek Demeter
  • noun the largest asteroid and the first discovered

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solon

  • noun a man who is a respected leader in national or international affairs
    statesman; national leader.

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highlander

  • noun a soldier in a Scottish regiment from the Highlands
  • noun a native of the Highlands of Scotland
    Highland Scot; Scottish Highlander.

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biblical_latin

  • noun the form of Latin written between the 3rd and 8th centuries
    Late Latin.

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18th

  • adjective satellite coming next after the seventeenth in position
    eighteenth.

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retsina

  • noun Greek wine flavored with resin

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greece

  • noun a republic in southeastern Europe on the southern part of the Balkan peninsula; known for grapes and olives and olive oil
    Hellenic Republic; Ellas.
  • noun ancient Greece; a country of city-states (especially Athens and Sparta) that reached its peak in the fifth century BCE

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lowland_scot

  • noun a native of the Lowlands of Scotland
    Lowlander; Scottish Lowlander.

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kingdom_of_the_netherlands

  • noun a constitutional monarchy in western Europe on the North Sea; half the country lies below sea level
    Holland; Netherlands; Nederland; The Netherlands.

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eolian

  • noun a member of one of four linguistic divisions of the prehistoric Greeks
    Aeolian.

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langobard

  • noun a member of a Germanic people who invaded northern Italy in the 6th century
    Lombard.

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Irene

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greek_orthodox

  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of the Eastern Orthodox Church
    Russian Orthodox; Eastern Orthodox; Orthodox.

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brittanic

  • noun a southern group of Celtic languages
    Brythonic.

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west_saxon

  • noun an inhabitant of Wessex
  • noun a literary dialect of Old English

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sami

  • noun a member of an indigenous nomadic people living in northern Scandinavia and herding reindeer
    Saame; Lapp; Saami; Lapplander; Same.
  • noun the language of nomadic Lapps in northern Scandinavia and the Kola Peninsula
    Saame; Lapp; Same; Saami.

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drachma

  • noun a unit of apothecary weight equal to an eighth of an ounce or to 60 grains
    dram; drachm.
  • noun formerly the basic unit of money in Greece
    Greek drachma.

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john

  • noun a room or building equipped with one or more toilets
    toilet; bathroom; privy; lavatory; can; lav.
  • noun youngest son of Henry II; King of England from 1199 to 1216; succeeded to the throne on the death of his brother Richard I; lost his French possessions; in 1215 John was compelled by the barons to sign the Magna Carta (1167-1216)
    King John; John Lackland.

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agrippina

  • noun wife who poisoned Claudius after her son Nero was declared heir and who was then put to death by Nero
    Agrippina the Younger.
  • noun granddaughter of Augustus and mother of Caligula and Agrippina the Younger (14 BC - AD 33)
    Agrippina the Elder.

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same

  • noun a member of an indigenous nomadic people living in northern Scandinavia and herding reindeer
    Saame; Lapp; Sami; Saami; Lapplander.
  • noun the language of nomadic Lapps in northern Scandinavia and the Kola Peninsula
    Saame; Lapp; Sami; Saami.

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zeus

  • noun (Greek mythology) the supreme god of ancient Greek mythology; son of Rhea and Cronus whom he dethroned; husband and brother of Hera; brother of Poseidon and Hades; father of many gods; counterpart of Roman Jupiter
  • noun type genus of the family Zeidae
    genus Zeus.

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hermann

  • noun German hero; leader at the battle of Teutoburger Wald in AD 9 (circa 18 BC - AD 19)
    Arminius; Armin.

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agricultural

  • adjective relating to or used in or promoting agriculture or farming
    • agricultural engineering
    • modern agricultural (or farming) methods
    • agricultural (or farm) equipment
    • an agricultural college
  • adjective satellite relating to rural matters
    farming; agrarian.
    • an agrarian (or agricultural) society
    • farming communities

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greek_orthodox_church

  • noun state church of Greece; an autonomous part of the Eastern Orthodox Church
    Greek Church.

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goidelic

  • noun any of several related languages of the Celts in Ireland and Scotland
    Gaelic; Erse.

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proto-norse

  • noun the Germanic language of Scandinavia up until about 700

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emerald_isle

  • noun an island comprising the republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland
    Hibernia; Ireland.

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late

  • adjective being or occurring at an advanced period of time or after a usual or expected time
    • late evening
    • late 18th century
    • a late movie
    • took a late flight
    • had a late breakfast
  • adjective satellite after the expected or usual time; delayed
    tardy; belated.
    • a belated birthday card
    • I'm late for the plane
    • the train is late
    • tardy children are sent to the principal
    • always tardy in making dental appointments

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armenian

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Armenia
  • noun the Indo-European language spoken predominantly in Armenia, but also in Azerbaijan
    Armenian language.

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greek

  • noun the Hellenic branch of the Indo-European family of languages
    Hellenic; Hellenic language.
  • noun a native or inhabitant of Greece
    Hellene.

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derivative

  • noun the result of mathematical differentiation; the instantaneous change of one quantity relative to another; df(x)/dx
    derived function; differential; first derivative; differential coefficient.
  • noun a compound obtained from, or regarded as derived from, another compound

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livonian

  • noun a member of the Livonian-speaking people of Latvia
  • noun the Finnic language spoken by the people of Livonia in Estonia and Latvia

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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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sophocles

  • noun one of the great tragedians of ancient Greece (496-406 BC)

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eternal_sleep

  • noun euphemisms for death (based on an analogy between lying in a bed and in a tomb)
    sleep; quietus; eternal rest; rest.
    • she was laid to rest beside her husband
    • they had to put their family pet to sleep

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celtic

  • noun a branch of the Indo-European languages that (judging from inscriptions and place names) was spread widely over Europe in the pre-Christian era
    Celtic language.
  • adjective relating to or characteristic of the Celts
    Gaelic.

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finance

  • noun the commercial activity of providing funds and capital
  • noun the branch of economics that studies the management of money and other assets

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scotswoman

  • noun a woman who is a Scot
    Scotchwoman.

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orthodox

  • adjective adhering to what is commonly accepted
    • an orthodox view of the world
  • adjective of or pertaining to or characteristic of Judaism
    Jewish-Orthodox.
    • Orthodox Judaism

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full_general

  • noun a general officer of the highest rank
    general.

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polis

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saint_nicholas

  • noun a bishop in Asia Minor who is associated with Santa Claus (4th century)
    Nicholas; St. Nicholas.
  • noun the legendary patron saint of children; an imaginary being who is thought to bring presents to children at Christmas
    Kriss Kringle; St. Nick; Father Christmas; Santa; Santa Claus; Saint Nick.

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osco-umbrian

  • noun a group of dead languages of ancient Italy; they were displace by Latin

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trojan_horse

  • noun a subversive group that supports the enemy and engages in espionage or sabotage; an enemy in your midst
    fifth column.
  • noun a program that appears desirable but actually contains something harmful
    trojan.
    • the contents of a trojan can be a virus or a worm
    • when he downloaded the free game it turned out to be a trojan horse

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countrified

  • adjective satellite characteristic of rural life
    rustic; countryfied.
    • countrified clothes
    • rustic awkwardness

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vrykolakas

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tenuis

(Gr. Gram.) One of the three surd mutes κ, π, τ; -- so called in relation to their respective middle letters, or medials, γ, β, δ, and their aspirates, χ, φ, θ. The term is also applied to the corresponding letters and articulate elements in other languages.

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alcibiades

  • noun ancient Athenian statesman and general in the Peloponnesian War (circa 450-404 BC)

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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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pericles

  • noun Athenian statesman whose leadership contributed to Athens' political and cultural supremacy in Greece; he ordered the construction of the Parthenon (died in 429 BC)

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grammar

  • noun the branch of linguistics that deals with syntax and morphology (and sometimes also deals with semantics)

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agonistical

  • adjective satellite striving to overcome in argument
    combative; agonistic.
    • a dialectical and agonistic approach

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opera

  • noun a drama set to music; consists of singing with orchestral accompaniment and an orchestral overture and interludes
  • noun a commercial browser

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barton

The demesne lands of a manor; also, the manor itself. Eng. Burton.

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ancient_greek

  • noun the Greek language prior to the Roman Empire

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indic

  • noun a branch of the Indo-Iranian family of languages
    Indo-Aryan.

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male_bonding

  • noun the formation of a close personal relationship between men
    • the rituals known as male bonding do not necessarily involve drinking beer together

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demetrius_poliorcetes

  • noun son of Antigonus Cyclops and king of Macedonia; he and his father were defeated at the battle of Ipsus (337-283 BC)
    Demetrius I; Demetrius.

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pole

  • noun a long (usually round) rod of wood or metal or plastic
  • noun a native or inhabitant of Poland

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krauthead

  • noun offensive term for a person of German descent
    Boche; Hun; Jerry; Kraut.

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thessalonian

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Thessalonica

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dutchman

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Holland
    Hollander; Netherlander.

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samnite

  • noun an Oscan-speaking member of an ancient people of Campania who clashed repeatedly with the early Romans

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gael

  • noun a Gaelic-speaking Celt in Ireland or Scotland or the Isle of Man

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computer_display

  • noun a screen used to display the output of a computer to the user
    computer screen.

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series

  • noun similar things placed in order or happening one after another
    • they were investigating a series of bank robberies
  • noun a serialized set of programs
    serial.
    • a comedy series
    • the Masterworks concert series

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septuagint

  • noun the oldest Greek version of the Old Testament; said to have been translated from the Hebrew by Jewish scholars at the request of Ptolemy II

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greek_alphabet

  • noun the alphabet used by ancient Greeks

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slovenian

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Slovenia
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Slovenia or its people or language
    • Slovenian independence

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modern_era

  • noun the present or recent times

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angevine

  • noun a resident of Anjou
    Angevin.

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idyl

  • noun a musical composition that evokes rural life
    pastorale; idyll; pastoral.
  • noun a short poem descriptive of rural or pastoral life
    bucolic; idyll; eclogue.

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eire

  • noun a republic consisting of 26 of 32 counties comprising the island of Ireland; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1921
    Republic of Ireland; Irish Republic; Ireland.

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moustalevria

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seleucus

  • noun Macedonian general who accompanied Alexander the Great into Asia; founded a line of kings who reigned in Asia Minor until 65 BC (358-281 BC)
    Seleucus I Nicator; Seleucus I.

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grand_duchy_of_luxembourg

  • noun a grand duchy (a constitutional monarchy) landlocked in northwestern Europe between France and Belgium and Germany; an international financial center
    Luxemburg; Luxembourg.

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eurafrican

  • noun a person of mixed European and African descent
  • adjective relating to or coming from Europe and Africa

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norwegian

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Norway
    Norse; Norseman.
  • noun a Scandinavian language that is spoken in Norway

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monacan

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Monaco
    Monegasque.
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Monaco or its people
    Monegasque.

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romaic

  • adjective relating to modern Greece or its inhabitants or its language
  • noun the modern Greek vernacular
    Demotic.

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pergamum

  • noun an ancient Greek city located in the western part of what is now modern Turkey; the technique of preparing sheepskins as parchment was developed here

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yugoslavian

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Yugoslavia
    Jugoslavian; Yugoslav; Jugoslav.
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of the former country of Yugoslavia or its people or languages
    Yugoslav.
    • Yugoslavian wine

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hittite

  • noun a member of an ancient people who inhabited Anatolia and northern Syria about 2000 to 1200 BC
  • noun the language of the Hittites and the principal language of the Anatolian group of languages; deciphered from cuneiform inscriptions

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stele

  • noun the usually cylindrical central vascular portion of the axis of a vascular plant
  • noun an ancient upright stone slab bearing markings
    stela.

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sigmate

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french_person

  • noun a person of French nationality
    Frenchman; Frenchwoman.

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city

  • noun a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts
    metropolis; urban center.
    • Ancient Troy was a great city
  • noun an incorporated administrative district established by state charter
    • the city raised the tax rate

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lawmaker

  • noun a maker of laws; someone who gives a code of laws
    lawgiver.

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countryfied

  • adjective satellite characteristic of rural life
    rustic; countrified.
    • countrified clothes
    • rustic awkwardness

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north_germanic_language

  • noun the northern family of Germanic languages that are spoken in Scandinavia and Iceland
    Scandinavian language; Norse; Scandinavian; Nordic; North Germanic.

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eternal

  • adjective satellite continuing forever or indefinitely
    unending; unceasing; perpetual; ageless; eonian; everlasting; aeonian.
    • the ageless themes of love and revenge
    • eternal truths
    • life everlasting
    • hell's perpetual fires
    • the unending bliss of heaven
  • adjective satellite tiresomely long; seemingly without end
    interminable; endless.
    • endless debates
    • an endless conversation
    • the wait seemed eternal
    • eternal quarreling
    • an interminable sermon

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hydria

(Gr. Antiq.) A water jar; esp., one with a large rounded body, a small neck, and three handles. Some of the most beautiful Greek vases are of this form.

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california

  • noun a state in the western United States on the Pacific; the 3rd largest state; known for earthquakes
    CA; Calif.; Golden State.

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throbbing

  • noun an instance of rapid strong pulsation (of the heart)
    throb; pounding.
    • he felt a throbbing in his head
  • noun a sound with a strong rhythmic beat
    • the throbbing of the engines

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cavander

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gradus

A dictionary of prosody, designed as an aid in writing Greek or Latin poetry.
He set to work . . . without gradus or other help. T. Hughes.

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theomatics

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socratic

  • adjective of or relating to Socrates or to his method of teaching
    • Socratic teaching

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language

  • noun a systematic means of communicating by the use of sounds or conventional symbols
    linguistic communication.
    • he taught foreign languages
    • the language introduced is standard throughout the text
    • the speed with which a program can be executed depends on the language in which it is written
  • noun (language) communication by word of mouth
    oral communication; spoken language; voice communication; speech communication; speech; spoken communication.
    • his speech was garbled
    • he uttered harsh language
    • he recorded the spoken language of the streets

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grecize

To render Grecian; also, to cause (a word or phrase in another language) to take a Greek form; as, the name is Grecized. T. Warton.

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bavarian

  • noun a native or an inhabitant of Bavaria
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Bavaria or its people
    • Bavarian beer

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script

  • noun a written version of a play or other dramatic composition; used in preparing for a performance
    playscript; book.
  • noun something written by hand
    handwriting; hand.
    • she recognized his handwriting
    • his hand was illegible

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american

Of or pertaining to America; as, the American continent: American Indians.

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dorian

  • noun a member of one of four linguistic divisions of the prehistoric Greeks
  • noun the ancient Greek inhabitants of Doris who entered Greece from the north about 1100 BC

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icelander

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Iceland

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tosk_dialect

  • noun the dialect of Albanian spoken in southern Albania and in areas of Greece and Italy
    Tosk.

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pie

  • noun dish baked in pastry-lined pan often with a pastry top
  • noun a prehistoric unrecorded language that was the ancestor of all Indo-European languages
    Proto-Indo European.

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anatolian_language

  • noun an extinct branch of the Indo-European family of languages known from inscriptions and important in the reconstruction of Proto-Indo European
    Anatolian.

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kuchean_dialect

  • noun a dialect of Tocharian
    West Tocharian; Kuchean.

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prussian

  • noun a German inhabitant of Prussia
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Prussia or its inhabitants
    • Prussian officers
    • Prussian aristocracy

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celt

  • noun a member of a European people who once occupied Britain and Spain and Gaul prior to Roman times
    Kelt.

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white_russian

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Byelorussia
    Byelorussian; Belorussian.
  • noun a cocktail made with vodka, coffee liqueur, and milk or cream

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antiquity

  • noun the historic period preceding the Middle Ages in Europe
  • noun extreme oldness
    ancientness.

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menaion

(Eccl.) A work of twelve volumes, each containing the offices in the Greek Church for a month; also, each volume of the same. Shipley.

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stremma

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eurasiatic

  • adjective relating to, or coming from, Europe and Asia
    Eurasian.
    • His mother was Eurasian, and his father Chinese
    • the Eurasian landmass is the largest in the world

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argos

  • noun an ancient city in southeastern Greece; dominated the Peloponnese in the 7th century BC
  • noun formerly a large constellation in the southern hemisphere between Canis Major and the Southern Cross; now divided into Carina and Pyxis and Puppis and Vela
    Argo.

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agrarian

  • adjective satellite relating to rural matters
    agricultural; farming.
    • an agrarian (or agricultural) society
    • farming communities

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corinthian

  • adjective or pertaining to the Corinthian style of architecture
  • noun a man devoted to the pursuit of pleasure
    playboy; man-about-town.

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slavic

  • noun a branch of the Indo-European family of languages
    Slavonic language; Slavic language; Slavonic.
  • adjective of or relating to Slavic languages
    Slavonic.

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ancient

  • noun a very old person
    antediluvian.
  • noun a person who lived in ancient times

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speechmaker

  • noun a person who delivers a speech or oration
    orator; public speaker; speechifier; rhetorician.

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revival

  • noun bringing again into activity and prominence
    revivification; resurgence; revitalisation; revitalization.
    • the revival of trade
    • a revival of a neglected play by Moliere
    • the Gothic revival in architecture
  • noun an evangelistic meeting intended to reawaken interest in religion
    revival meeting.

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luxembourg-ville

  • noun the capital and largest city of Luxembourg
    capital of Luxembourg; Luxembourg City; Luxemburg; Luxembourg.

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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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system

  • noun instrumentality that combines interrelated interacting artifacts designed to work as a coherent entity
    • he bought a new stereo system
    • the system consists of a motor and a small computer
  • noun a group of independent but interrelated elements comprising a unified whole
    scheme.
    • a vast system of production and distribution and consumption keep the country going

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fiction

  • noun a literary work based on the imagination and not necessarily on fact
  • noun a deliberately false or improbable account
    fable; fabrication.

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catalan

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Catalonia
  • noun the Romance language spoken in Catalonia in eastern Spain (related to Spanish and Occitan)

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farming

  • noun the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock
    agriculture; husbandry.
  • noun agriculture considered as an occupation or way of life
    land.
    • farming is a strenuous life
    • there's no work on the land any more

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southern

  • adjective in or characteristic of a region of the United States south of (approximately) the Mason-Dixon line
    • southern hospitality
    • southern cooking
    • southern plantations
  • adjective satellite situated in or oriented toward the south
    southerly.
    • a southern exposure
    • took a southerly course

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final

  • noun the final match between the winners of all previous matches in an elimination tournament
  • noun an examination administered at the end of an academic term
    final examination; final exam.

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fortuna

  • noun (Roman mythology) the goddess of fortune and good luck; counterpart of Greek Tyche

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urban

  • adjective relating to or concerned with a city or densely populated area
    • urban sociology
    • urban development
  • adjective located in or characteristic of a city or city life
    • urban property owners
    • urban affairs
    • urban manners

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balto-slavic_language

  • noun a family of Indo-European languages including the Slavic and Baltic languages
    Balto-Slavonic; Balto-Slavic.

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oenochoe

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park

  • noun a large area of land preserved in its natural state as public property
    parkland.
    • there are laws that protect the wildlife in this park
  • noun a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
    green; commons; common.
    • they went for a walk in the park

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tzouras

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pyrrhic

  • noun a metrical unit with unstressed-unstressed syllables
    dibrach.
  • noun an ancient Greek dance imitating the motions of warfare

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argive

  • noun a native or inhabitant of the city of Argos
  • adjective of or relating to the ancient Greek city of Argos or its people

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berserker

  • noun one of the ancient Norse warriors legendary for working themselves into a frenzy before a battle and fighting with reckless savagery and insane fury
    berserk.
  • adjective satellite frenzied as if possessed by a demon
    amok; possessed; demoniac; amuck; berserk; demoniacal.
    • the soldier was completely amuck
    • berserk with grief
    • a berserk worker smashing windows

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sex

  • noun activities associated with sexual intercourse
    sexual activity; sex activity; sexual practice.
    • they had sex in the back seat
  • noun either of the two categories (male or female) into which most organisms are divided
    • the war between the sexes

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jugoslav

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Yugoslavia
    Jugoslavian; Yugoslav; Yugoslavian.

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andorran

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Andorra
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Andorra or its people
    • the Andorran hills

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titan

  • noun a person of exceptional importance and reputation
    giant; colossus; heavyweight; behemoth.
  • noun (Greek mythology) any of the primordial giant gods who ruled the Earth until overthrown by Zeus; the Titans were offspring of Uranus (Heaven) and Gaea (Earth)

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iota

  • noun a tiny or scarcely detectable amount
    smidge; smidgeon; scintilla; smidgin; shred; whit; smidgen; tittle.
  • noun the 9th letter of the Greek alphabet

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olympian

  • noun an athlete who participates in the Olympic games
  • noun a classical Greek god after the overthrow of the Titans
    Olympic god.

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luxembourg_city

  • noun the capital and largest city of Luxembourg
    capital of Luxembourg; Luxemburg; Luxembourg; Luxembourg-Ville.

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irish_person

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Ireland
    Irelander.

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lawgiver

  • noun a maker of laws; someone who gives a code of laws
    lawmaker.

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east_germanic

  • noun an extinct branch of the Germanic languages
    East Germanic language.

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proto-indo_european

  • noun a prehistoric unrecorded language that was the ancestor of all Indo-European languages
    PIE.

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and

A particle which expresses the relation of connection or addition. It is used to conjoin a word with a word, a clause with a clause, or a sentence with a sentence. (a) It is sometimes used emphatically; as, "there are women and women," that is, two very different sorts of women. (b) By a rhetorical figure, notions, one of which is modificatory of the other, are connected by and; as, "the tediousness and process of my travel," that is, the tedious process, etc.; "thy fair and outward character," that is, thy outwardly fair character, Schmidt's Shak. Lex.

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glaswegian

  • noun an inhabitant of Glasgow
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Glasgow or its inhabitants

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etacism

(Greek Gram.) The pronunciation of the Greek η (eta) like the Italian e long, that is like a in the English word ate. See Itacism.

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angle

  • noun the space between two lines or planes that intersect; the inclination of one line to another; measured in degrees or radians
  • noun a biased way of looking at or presenting something
    slant.

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disambiguation

  • noun clarification that follows from the removal of ambiguity

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modern

  • noun a contemporary person
  • noun a typeface (based on an 18th century design by Gianbattista Bodoni) distinguished by regular shape and hairline serifs and heavy downstrokes
    Bodoni font; modern font; Bodoni.

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hellenist

One who affiliates with Greeks, or imitates Greek manners; esp., a person of Jewish extraction who used the Greek language as his mother tongue, as did the Jews of Asia Minor, Greece, Syria, and Egypt; distinguished from the Hebraists, or native Jews (Acts vi. 1).

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sol

  • noun a colloid that has a continuous liquid phase in which a solid is suspended in a liquid
    colloidal suspension; colloidal solution.
  • noun (Roman mythology) ancient Roman god; personification of the sun; counterpart of Greek Helios

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mycenaean

  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of ancient Mycenae or its inhabitants
    • Mycenaean bronzes

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king_james_version

  • noun an English translation of the Bible published in 1611
    Authorized Version; King James Bible.

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hellenism

  • noun the principles and ideals associated with classical Greek civilization

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monody

  • noun music consisting of a single vocal part (usually with accompaniment)
    monophony; monophonic music.

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north

  • noun the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees
    northward; due north; N.
  • noun the region of the United States lying to the north of the Mason-Dixon line

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pan

  • noun cooking utensil consisting of a wide metal vessel
    cooking pan.
  • noun (Greek mythology) god of fields and woods and shepherds and flocks; represented as a man with goat's legs and horns and ears; identified with Roman Sylvanus or Faunus
    goat god.

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ukranian

  • noun a native or inhabitant of the Ukraine

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aspirate

  • noun a consonant pronounced with aspiration
  • verb remove as if by suction
    draw out; suck out.
    • aspirate the wound

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social_organization

  • noun the people in a society considered as a system organized by a characteristic pattern of relationships
    social organisation; social structure; social system; structure.
    • the social organization of England and America is very different
    • sociologists have studied the changing structure of the family

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iceland

  • noun an island republic on the island of Iceland; became independent of Denmark in 1944
    Republic of Iceland.
  • noun a volcanic island in the North Atlantic near the Arctic Circle

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hellene

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Greece
    Greek.

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rhythmicity

  • noun the rhythmic property imparted by the accents and relative durations of notes in a piece of music

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kalamarakia

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indo-iranian_language

  • noun the branch of the Indo-European family of languages including the Indic and Iranian language groups
    Indo-Iranian.

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cymry

  • noun a native or resident of Wales
    Welsh; Welshman; Cambrian.

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kefalograviera

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catabasion

A vault under altar of a Greek church.

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maltese

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Malta
  • noun the national language of the Republic of Malta; a Semitic language derived from Arabic but with many loan words from Italian, Spanish, and Norman-French
    Maltese language; Malti.

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sorority

  • noun a social club for female undergraduates

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play

  • noun a dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage
    drama; dramatic play.
    • he wrote several plays but only one was produced on Broadway
  • noun a theatrical performance of a drama
    • the play lasted two hours

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diastole

  • noun the widening of the chambers of the heart between two contractions when the chambers fill with blood

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sarissa

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theatre

  • noun a building where theatrical performances or motion-picture shows can be presented
    house; theater.
    • the house was full
  • noun the art of writing and producing plays
    dramatic art; dramatics; dramaturgy; theater.

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price

  • noun the property of having material worth (often indicated by the amount of money something would bring if sold)
    cost; monetary value.
    • the fluctuating monetary value of gold and silver
    • he puts a high price on his services
    • he couldn't calculate the cost of the collection
  • noun the amount of money needed to purchase something
    terms; damage.
    • the price of gasoline
    • he got his new car on excellent terms
    • how much is the damage?

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beta

  • noun the 2nd letter of the Greek alphabet
  • noun beets
    genus Beta.

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bohemian

  • noun a member of a people with dark skin and hair who speak Romany and who traditionally live by seasonal work and fortunetelling; they are believed to have originated in northern India but now are living on all continents (but mostly in Europe, North Africa, and North America)
    Gipsy; Romani; Rommany; Gypsy; Roma; Romany.
  • noun a native or inhabitant of Bohemia in the Czech Republic

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alpha

  • noun the 1st letter of the Greek alphabet
  • noun the beginning of a series or sequence
    • the Alpha and Omega, the first and the last, the beginning and the end"--Revelations

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iotacism

The frequent use of the sound of iota (that of English e in be), as among the modern Greeks; also, confusion from sounding , , , , , etc., like . Littré.

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measured

  • adjective having notes of fixed rhythmic value
    mensurable; mensural.
  • verb determine the measurements of something or somebody, take measurements of
    mensurate; measure out; measure.
    • Measure the length of the wall

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euclid

  • noun Greek geometer (3rd century BC)

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portuguese

  • noun the Romance language spoken in Portugal and Brazil
  • noun a native or inhabitant of Portugal

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cenobite

  • noun a member of a religious order living in common
    coenobite.

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classicist

  • noun an artistic person who adheres to classicism
  • noun a student of ancient Greek and Latin
    classical scholar.

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gyro

  • noun a Greek sandwich: sliced roast lamb with onion and tomato stuffed into pita bread
  • noun rotating mechanism in the form of a universally mounted spinning wheel that offers resistance to turns in any direction
    gyroscope.

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breed

  • noun a special variety of domesticated animals within a species
    strain; stock.
    • he experimented on a particular breed of white rats
    • he created a new strain of sheep
  • noun a special type
    • Google represents a new breed of entrepreneurs

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west_germanic

  • noun a branch of the Germanic languages
    West Germanic language.

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los_angeles

  • noun a city in southern California; motion picture capital of the world; most populous city of California and second largest in the United States
    City of the Angels.

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barrel

  • noun a tube through which a bullet travels when a gun is fired
    gun barrel.
  • noun a cylindrical container that holds liquids
    cask.

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eclogue

  • noun a short poem descriptive of rural or pastoral life
    bucolic; idyll; idyl.

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indo-iranian

  • noun the branch of the Indo-European family of languages including the Indic and Iranian language groups
    Indo-Iranian language.

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antigonus

  • noun a general of Alexander the Great and king of Macedonia; lost one eye; killed in a battle at Ipsus (382-301 BC)
    Monophthalmos; Antigonus Cyclops.

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eolic

  • noun the dialect of Ancient Greek spoken in Thessaly and Boeotia and Aeolis
    Aeolic dialect; Aeolic.

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balkan_nation

  • noun any one of the countries on the Balkan Peninsula
    Balkan country; Balkan state.

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euripides

  • noun one of the greatest tragic dramatists of ancient Greece (480-406 BC)

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text

  • noun the words of something written
    textual matter.
    • there were more than a thousand words of text
    • they handed out the printed text of the mayor's speech
    • he wants to reconstruct the original text
  • noun a passage from the Bible that is used as the subject of a sermon
    • the preacher chose a text from Psalms to introduce his sermon

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salian_frank

  • noun a member of the tribe of Franks who settled in the Netherlands in the 4th century AD
    Salian.

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mnemonic

  • noun a device (such as a rhyme or acronym) used to aid recall
  • adjective of or relating to or involved the practice of aiding the memory
    mnemotechnic; mnemotechnical.
    • mnemonic device

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vulgate

  • noun the Latin edition of the Bible translated from Hebrew and Greek mainly by St. Jerome at the end of the 4th century; as revised in 1592 it was adopted as the official text for the Roman Catholic Church

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scottish_highlander

  • noun a native of the Highlands of Scotland
    Highland Scot; Highlander.

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aulos

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singsong

  • noun a regular and monotonous rising and falling intonation
  • noun informal group singing of popular songs
    singalong.

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european

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Europe
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Europe or the people of Europe
    • European Community

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bubble_and_squeak

  • noun leftover cabbage fried with cooked potatoes and sometimes meat

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bulgarian

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Bulgaria
  • noun a Slavic language spoken in Bulgaria

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layout

  • noun a plan or design of something that is laid out
  • noun the act of laying out (as by making plans for something)

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paidakia

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east_germanic_language

  • noun an extinct branch of the Germanic languages
    East Germanic.

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zealander

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Zealand

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san_marinese

  • noun a native or inhabitant of San Marino
  • adjective of or relating to San Marino or its people
    • San Marinese castles

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republic_of_ireland

  • noun a republic consisting of 26 of 32 counties comprising the island of Ireland; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1921
    Eire; Irish Republic; Ireland.

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belorussian

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Byelorussia
    White Russian; Byelorussian.

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epicurus

  • noun Greek philosopher who believed that the world is a random combination of atoms and that pleasure is the highest good (341-270 BC)

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illyrian

  • noun a minor and almost extinct branch of the Indo-European languages; spoken along the Dalmatian coast

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acathistus

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karidopita

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netherlands

  • noun a constitutional monarchy in western Europe on the North Sea; half the country lies below sea level
    Holland; Nederland; Kingdom of The Netherlands; The Netherlands.

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grecque

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

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dependent

  • noun a person who relies on another person for support (especially financial support)
    dependant.
  • adjective relying on or requiring a person or thing for support, supply, or what is needed
    • dependent children
    • dependent on moisture

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albanian

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Albania
  • noun the Indo-European language spoken by the people of Albania

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king_james_bible

  • noun an English translation of the Bible published in 1611
    King James Version; Authorized Version.

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kolokythoanthoi

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country-style

  • adjective satellite typical of the country
    • country-style sausage
    • country music

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athenian

  • noun a resident of Athens
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Athens or its inhabitants

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eurasian

  • noun a person of mixed European and Asian descent
  • adjective relating to, or coming from, Europe and Asia
    Eurasiatic.
    • His mother was Eurasian, and his father Chinese
    • the Eurasian landmass is the largest in the world

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crepidoma

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ephesian

  • noun a resident of the ancient Greek city of Ephesus
  • adjective of or relating to ancient Ephesus or its people or language or culture

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romaika

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italian

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Italy
  • noun the Romance language spoken in Italy

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agrippina_the_elder

  • noun granddaughter of Augustus and mother of Caligula and Agrippina the Younger (14 BC - AD 33)
    Agrippina.

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walloon

  • noun a member of the French-speaking people living in Belgium
  • noun a dialect of French spoken in Belgium and adjacent parts of France

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indo-aryan

  • noun a branch of the Indo-Iranian family of languages
    Indic.
  • adjective of or relating to the former Indo-European people
    Indo-European; Aryan.
    • Indo-European migrations

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korinthos

  • noun the modern Greek port near the site of the ancient city that was second only to Athens
    Corinth.

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public

  • noun people in general considered as a whole
    world; populace.
    • he is a hero in the eyes of the public
  • noun a body of people sharing some common interest
    • the reading public

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bag

  • noun a flexible container with a single opening
    • he stuffed his laundry into a large bag
  • noun the quantity of game taken in a particular period (usually by one person)
    • his bag included two deer

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taramosalata

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florentine

  • noun a native or resident of Florence, Italy
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of the city of Florence
    • Florentine art

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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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austrian

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Austria
  • adjective of or relating to Austria or its people or culture
    • Austrian music

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movement

  • noun a change of position that does not entail a change of location
    motion; move; motility.
    • the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise
    • movement is a sign of life
    • an impatient move of his hand
    • gastrointestinal motility
  • noun the act of changing location from one place to another
    motion; move.
    • police controlled the motion of the crowd
    • the movement of people from the farms to the cities
    • his move put him directly in my path

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draco

  • noun Athenian lawmaker whose code of laws prescribed death for almost every offense (circa 7th century BC)
  • noun a faint constellation twisting around the north celestial pole and lying between Ursa Major and Cepheus
    Dragon.

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sho

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corinthian

  • noun a man devoted to the pursuit of pleasure
    playboy; man-about-town.
  • noun a resident of Corinth

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medize

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lapp

  • noun a member of an indigenous nomadic people living in northern Scandinavia and herding reindeer
    Saame; Sami; Saami; Lapplander; Same.
  • noun the language of nomadic Lapps in northern Scandinavia and the Kola Peninsula
    Saame; Sami; Same; Saami.

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national

  • noun a person who owes allegiance to that nation
    subject.
    • a monarch has a duty to his subjects
  • adjective of or relating to or belonging to a nation or country
    • national hero
    • national anthem
    • a national landmark

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sappho

  • noun the Greek lyric poet of Lesbos; much admired although only fragments of her poetry have been preserved (6th century BC)

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the_netherlands

  • noun a constitutional monarchy in western Europe on the North Sea; half the country lies below sea level
    Holland; Netherlands; Nederland; Kingdom of The Netherlands.

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old_norse

  • noun the extinct Germanic language of medieval Scandinavia and Iceland from about to 700 to 1350

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relative

  • noun a person related by blood or marriage
    relation.
    • police are searching for relatives of the deceased
    • he has distant relations back in New Jersey
  • noun an animal or plant that bears a relationship to another (as related by common descent or by membership in the same genus)
    congeneric; congener; congenator.

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computer

  • noun a machine for performing calculations automatically
    data processor; computing machine; information processing system; computing device; electronic computer.
  • noun an expert at calculation (or at operating calculating machines)
    calculator; estimator; figurer; reckoner.

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college

  • noun the body of faculty and students of a college
  • noun an institution of higher education created to educate and grant degrees; often a part of a university

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sahib

  • noun formerly a term of respect for important white Europeans in colonial India; used after the name

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scandinavian_language

  • noun the northern family of Germanic languages that are spoken in Scandinavia and Iceland
    North Germanic language; Norse; Scandinavian; Nordic; North Germanic.

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salian

  • noun a member of the tribe of Franks who settled in the Netherlands in the 4th century AD
    Salian Frank.

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pallas

  • noun (Greek mythology) goddess of wisdom and useful arts and prudent warfare; guardian of Athens; identified with Roman Minerva
    Pallas Athene; Athene; Pallas Athena; Athena.
  • noun a large asteroid; the second asteroid to be discovered

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laouto

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aurora

  • noun the first light of day
    sunup; daybreak; break of day; dawning; morning; break of the day; first light; dayspring; dawn; cockcrow; sunrise.
    • we got up before dawn
    • they talked until morning
  • noun an atmospheric phenomenon consisting of bands of light caused by charged solar particles following the earth's magnetic lines of force

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estiatorio

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wop

  • noun (ethnic slur) offensive term for a person of Italian descent
    Guinea; dago; greaseball; ginzo.

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iberian

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Iberia in the Caucasus
  • noun a native or inhabitant of the Iberian Peninsula (especially in ancient times)

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magiritsa

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subscript

  • noun a character or symbol set or printed or written beneath or slightly below and to the side of another character
    inferior.
  • adjective written or printed below and to one side of another character
    inferior.

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baltic_language

  • noun a branch of the Indo-European family of languages related to the Slavonic languages; Baltic languages have preserved many archaic features that are believed to have existed in Proto-Indo European
    Baltic.

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berserk

  • noun one of the ancient Norse warriors legendary for working themselves into a frenzy before a battle and fighting with reckless savagery and insane fury
    berserker.
  • adjective satellite frenzied as if possessed by a demon
    amok; possessed; demoniac; amuck; demoniacal.
    • the soldier was completely amuck
    • berserk with grief
    • a berserk worker smashing windows

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europe

  • noun the 2nd smallest continent (actually a vast peninsula of Eurasia); the British use `Europe' to refer to all of the continent except the British Isles
  • noun an international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation among its members
    European Community; EC; European Economic Community; Common Market; EU; European Union; EEC.
    • he tried to take Britain into the Europen Union

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cypriote

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Cyprus
    Cypriot; Cyprian.
  • adjective of or relating to Cyprus or its people or culture
    Cyprian; Cypriot.
    • Cypriot expatriates
    • Cypriote monasteries

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alcaic_verse

  • noun verse in the meter used in Greek and Latin poetry consisting of strophes of 4 tetrametric lines; reputedly invented by Alcaeus
    Alcaic.

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lombard

  • noun a member of a Germanic people who invaded northern Italy in the 6th century
    Langobard.

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doric

  • noun the dialect of Ancient Greek spoken in Doris
    Doric dialect.
  • adjective of or pertaining to the Doric style of architecture

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helepolis

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gaelic

  • noun any of several related languages of the Celts in Ireland and Scotland
    Goidelic; Erse.
  • adjective relating to or characteristic of the Celts
    Celtic.

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alpha_privative

  • noun the negative prefix a- or un-

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dane

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Denmark

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ionic

  • noun the dialect of Ancient Greek spoken and written in Attica and Athens and Ionia
    Attic; Ionic dialect; Classical Greek.
  • adjective containing or involving or occurring in the form of ions
    • ionic charge
    • ionic crystals
    • ionic hydrogen

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turfan_dialect

  • noun a dialect of Tocharian
    Turfan; East Tocharian.

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vasilopita

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regular

  • noun a regular patron
    fixture; habitue.
    • an habitue of the racetrack
    • a bum who is a Central Park fixture
  • noun a soldier in the regular army

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syncopated

  • adjective satellite stressing a normally weak beat
  • verb omit a sound or letter in a word
    syncopate.
    • syncopate a word

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czechoslovak

  • noun a native or inhabitant of the former republic of Czechoslovakia
    Czech; Czechoslovakian.

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omegoid

Having the form of the Greek capital letter Omega (Ω).

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country

  • noun a politically organized body of people under a single government
    commonwealth; land; res publica; nation; 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 territory occupied by a nation
    state; land.
    • he returned to the land of his birth
    • he visited several European countries

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nymphaeum

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slavonic_language

  • noun a branch of the Indo-European family of languages
    Slavic; Slavic language; Slavonic.

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fraternity

  • noun a social club for male undergraduates
    frat.
  • noun people engaged in a particular occupation
    sodality; brotherhood.
    • the medical fraternity

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demosthenes

  • noun Athenian statesman and orator (circa 385-322 BC)

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doric_dialect

  • noun the dialect of Ancient Greek spoken in Doris
    Doric.

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breton

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Brittany (especially one who speaks the Breton language)
  • noun a Celtic language of Brittany

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koine

  • noun a Greek dialect that flourished under the Roman Empire
  • noun a common language used by speakers of different languages
    lingua franca; interlanguage.
    • Koine is a dialect of ancient Greek that was the lingua franca of the empire of Alexander the Great and was widely spoken throughout the eastern Mediterranean area in Roman times

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luxembourger

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Luxembourg
    Luxemburger.

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cadenced

  • adjective satellite marked by a rhythmical cadence
    cadent.
    • the cadenced crunch of marching feet

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germanic_language

  • noun a branch of the Indo-European family of languages; members that are spoken currently fall into two major groups: Scandinavian and West Germanic
    Germanic.

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luxembourg

  • noun the capital and largest city of Luxembourg
    capital of Luxembourg; Luxembourg City; Luxemburg; Luxembourg-Ville.
  • noun a grand duchy (a constitutional monarchy) landlocked in northwestern Europe between France and Belgium and Germany; an international financial center
    Grand Duchy of Luxembourg; Luxemburg.

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aeolic

  • noun the dialect of Ancient Greek spoken in Thessaly and Boeotia and Aeolis
    Eolic; Aeolic dialect.

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epicene

  • noun one having both male and female sexual characteristics and organs; at birth an unambiguous assignment of male or female cannot be made
    androgyne; intersex; gynandromorph; hermaphrodite; epicene person.
  • adjective satellite having an ambiguous sexual identity
    bisexual.

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homosexuality

  • noun a sexual attraction to (or sexual relations with) persons of the same sex
    gayness; homoeroticism; queerness; homosexualism.

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ireland

  • noun a republic consisting of 26 of 32 counties comprising the island of Ireland; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1921
    Eire; Republic of Ireland; Irish Republic.
  • noun an island comprising the republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland
    Hibernia; Emerald Isle.

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church

  • noun one of the groups of Christians who have their own beliefs and forms of worship
    Christian church.
  • noun a place for public (especially Christian) worship
    church building.
    • the church was empty

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lilting

  • adjective satellite characterized by a buoyant rhythm
    swingy; tripping; swinging.
    • an easy lilting stride
    • the flute broke into a light lilting air
    • a swinging pace
    • a graceful swingy walk
    • a tripping singing measure
  • verb articulate in a very careful and rhythmic way
    lilt.

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undergraduate

  • noun a university student who has not yet received a first degree
    undergrad.

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acrolith

(Arch. & Sculp.) A statue whose extremities are of stone, the trunk being generally of wood. Elmes.

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lowlander

  • noun a native of the Lowlands of Scotland
    Scottish Lowlander; Lowland Scot.

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goth

  • noun a crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement
    boor; tyke; barbarian; peasant; churl; tike.
  • noun one of the Teutonic people who invaded the Roman Empire in the 3rd to 5th centuries

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philhellenic

  • adjective characterized by a love of Greece and Grecian things
    Graecophilic; Graecophile; philhellene.
    • the Philhellenic Society

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hellenophone

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lithuanian

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Lithuania
  • noun the official language of Lithuania; belongs to the Baltic branch of Indo-European

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mark

  • noun a number or letter indicating quality (especially of a student's performance)
    grade; score.
    • she made good marks in algebra
    • grade A milk
    • what was your score on your homework?
  • noun a distinguishing symbol
    marker; marking.
    • the owner's mark was on all the sheep

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arcadic_dialect

  • noun the dialect of Ancient Greek spoken by Arcadians
    Arcadic.

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west_tocharian

  • noun a dialect of Tocharian
    Kuchean; Kuchean dialect.

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bouzouki

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anatolian

  • noun an extinct branch of the Indo-European family of languages known from inscriptions and important in the reconstruction of Proto-Indo European
    Anatolian language.

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eastern

  • adjective satellite lying toward or situated in the east
    • the eastern end of the island
  • adjective of or characteristic of eastern regions of the United States
    • the Eastern establishment

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hellenic

  • noun the Hellenic branch of the Indo-European family of languages
    Greek; Hellenic language.
  • adjective satellite of or pertaining to or characteristic of the ancient Greek and Roman cultures
    Graeco-Roman; Greco-Roman; classical; classic.
    • classical mythology
    • classical

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corinth

  • noun the modern Greek port near the site of the ancient city that was second only to Athens
    Korinthos.

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czechoslovakian

  • noun a native or inhabitant of the former republic of Czechoslovakia
    Czech; Czechoslovak.
  • adjective of or relating to Czechoslovakia or its people or their language
    Czech.
    • The Czech border
    • Czechoslovak nationalists
    • The Czechoslovakian population

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constantinople

  • noun the largest city and former capital of Turkey; rebuilt on the site of ancient Byzantium by Constantine I in the fourth century; renamed Constantinople by Constantine who made it the capital of the Byzantine Empire; now the seat of the Eastern Orthodox Church
    Stambul; Stamboul; Istanbul.
  • noun the council in 869 that condemned Photius who had become the patriarch of Constantinople without approval from the Vatican, thereby precipitating the schism between the eastern and western churches
    Fourth Council of Constantinople.

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demotic

  • adjective satellite of or for the common people
    • demotic entertainments
    • demotic speech
    • a poet with a keen ear for demotic rhythms
  • noun a simplified cursive form of the ancient hieratic script
    Demotic script.
    • Demotic script was eventually replaced by Greek

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orthotic

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indo-hittite

  • noun the family of languages that by 1000 BC were spoken throughout Europe and in parts of southwestern and southern Asia
    Indo-European; Indo-European language.

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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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national_leader

  • noun a man who is a respected leader in national or international affairs
    statesman; solon.

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cypriot

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Cyprus
    Cypriote; Cyprian.
  • adjective of or relating to Cyprus or its people or culture
    Cypriote; Cyprian.
    • Cypriot expatriates
    • Cypriote monasteries

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cracker

  • noun a thin crisp wafer made of flour and water with or without leavening and shortening; unsweetened or semisweet
  • noun a poor White person in the southern United States
    redneck.

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hdf

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cynicism

  • noun a cynical feeling of distrust

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quinquereme

A galley having five benches or banks of oars; as, an Athenian quinquereme.

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antony

  • noun Roman general under Julius Caesar in the Gallic wars; repudiated his wife for the Egyptian queen Cleopatra; they were defeated by Octavian at Actium (83-30 BC)
    Marcus Antonius; Mark Antony; Antonius; Anthony; Mark Anthony.

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juno

  • noun (Roman mythology) queen of the Olympian gods who protected marriage; wife and sister of Jupiter; counterpart of Greek Hera

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psilosis

  • noun a chronic disorder that occurs in tropical and non-tropical forms and in both children and adults; nutrients are not absorbed; symptoms include foul-smelling diarrhea and emaciation
    tropical sprue; sprue.
  • noun falling out of hair

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folksy

  • adjective satellite characteristic of country life
    homespun; cracker-barrel.
    • cracker-barrel philosophy
    • folksy humor
    • the air of homespun country boys
  • adjective satellite very informal and familiar
    • a folksy radio commentator
    • a folksy style

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arcadian

  • adjective satellite (used with regard to idealized country life) idyllically rustic
    bucolic; pastoral.
    • a country life of arcadian contentment
    • a pleasant bucolic scene
    • charming in its pastoral setting
    • rustic tranquility
  • noun an inhabitant of Arcadia

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metric

  • noun a function of a topological space that gives, for any two points in the space, a value equal to the distance between them
    metric function.
  • noun a decimal unit of measurement of the metric system (based on meters and kilograms and seconds)
    metric unit.
    • convert all the measurements to metric units
    • it is easier to work in metric

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athens

  • noun the capital and largest city of Greece; named after Athena (its patron goddess)
    Greek capital; Athinai; capital of Greece.
    • in the 5th century BC ancient Athens was the world's most powerful and civilized city
  • noun a town in southeast Ohio

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middle

  • noun an area that is approximately central within some larger region
    heart; eye; center; centre.
    • it is in the center of town
    • they ran forward into the heart of the struggle
    • they were in the eye of the storm
  • noun an intermediate part or section
    • A whole is that which has beginning, middle, and end"- Aristotle

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ginzo

  • noun (ethnic slur) offensive term for a person of Italian descent
    Guinea; dago; greaseball; wop.

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late_greek

  • noun the Greek language in the 3rd to 8th centuries

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achaian

  • noun a member of one of four linguistic divisions of the prehistoric Greeks
    Achaean.

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frenchwoman

  • noun a person of French nationality
    French person; Frenchman.

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viking

  • noun any of the Scandinavian people who raided the coasts of Europe from the 8th to the 11th centuries

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briton

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Great Britain
    Britisher; Brit.
  • noun an inhabitant of southern Britain prior to the Anglo-Saxon invasions

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slavonic

  • noun a branch of the Indo-European family of languages
    Slavonic language; Slavic; Slavic language.
  • adjective of or relating to Slavic languages
    Slavic.

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proto

  • adjective satellite indicating the first or earliest or original
    • `proto' is a combining form in a word like `protolanguage' that refers to the hypothetical ancestor of another language or group of languages

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alphabet

  • noun a character set that includes letters and is used to write a language
  • noun the elementary stages of any subject (usually plural)
    ABC; rudiment; first principle; first rudiment; ABC's; ABCs.
    • he mastered only the rudiments of geometry

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octapla

A portion of the Old Testament prepared by Origen in the 3d century, containing the Hebrew text and seven Greek versions of it, arranged in eight parallel columns.

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scottish_lowlander

  • noun a native of the Lowlands of Scotland
    Lowlander; Lowland Scot.

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angevin

  • noun a resident of Anjou
    Angevine.

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speaker

  • noun someone who expresses in language; someone who talks (especially someone who delivers a public speech or someone especially garrulous)
    verbalizer; talker; utterer; verbaliser.
    • the speaker at commencement
    • an utterer of useful maxims
  • noun electro-acoustic transducer that converts electrical signals into sounds loud enough to be heard at a distance
    loudspeaker; speaker unit; loudspeaker system; speaker system.

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mycenaen

  • noun a native or inhabitant of ancient Mycenae

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lunate

  • adjective satellite resembling the new moon in shape
    crescent-shaped; crescent; semilunar.

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toxotes

(Zoöl.) A genus of fishes comprising the archer fishes. See Archer fish.

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assyrtiko

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tocharian

  • noun a branch of the Indo-European language family that originated in central Asia during the first millennium A.D.

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unintelligible

  • adjective poorly articulated or enunciated, or drowned by noise
    • unintelligible speech
  • adjective satellite not clearly understood or expressed
    opaque.

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student

  • noun a learner who is enrolled in an educational institution
    educatee; pupil.
  • noun a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines
    scholarly person; bookman; scholar.

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swingy

  • adjective satellite characterized by a buoyant rhythm
    lilting; tripping; swinging.
    • an easy lilting stride
    • the flute broke into a light lilting air
    • a swinging pace
    • a graceful swingy walk
    • a tripping singing measure

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cycle

  • noun an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs
    round; rhythm.
    • the never-ending cycle of the seasons
  • noun a series of poems or songs on the same theme
    • Schubert's song cycles

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lesbian

  • noun a female homosexual
    tribade; gay woman.
  • noun a resident of Lesbos

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tuscan

  • noun a resident of Tuscany
  • noun a dialect of Italian spoken in Tuscany (especially Florence)

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center

  • noun an area that is approximately central within some larger region
    heart; middle; eye; centre.
    • it is in the center of town
    • they ran forward into the heart of the struggle
    • they were in the eye of the storm
  • noun the piece of ground in the outfield directly ahead of the catcher
    centerfield; center field.
    • he hit the ball to deep center

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demosthenic

  • adjective of or relating to Demosthenes or his oratory

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variety

  • noun a collection containing a variety of sorts of things
    mixture; smorgasbord; motley; miscellanea; mixed bag; salmagundi; miscellany; assortment; potpourri.
    • a great assortment of cars was on display
    • he had a variety of disorders
    • a veritable smorgasbord of religions
  • noun noticeable heterogeneity
    diversity; diverseness; multifariousness.
    • a diversity of possibilities
    • the range and variety of his work is amazing

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norse

  • noun an inhabitant of Scandinavia
    Northman; Scandinavian.
  • noun a native or inhabitant of Norway
    Norwegian; Norseman.

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neapolitan

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Naples
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Naples or its people

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partheneia

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north_germanic

  • noun the northern family of Germanic languages that are spoken in Scandinavia and Iceland
    North Germanic language; Scandinavian language; Norse; Scandinavian; Nordic.

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organization

  • noun a group of people who work together
    organisation.
  • noun an organized structure for arranging or classifying
    organisation; system; arrangement.
    • he changed the arrangement of the topics
    • the facts were familiar but it was in the organization of them that he was original
    • he tried to understand their system of classification

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ionian

  • noun a member of one of four linguistic divisions of the prehistoric Greeks
  • noun the ancient Greek inhabitants of Attica and related regions in Ionia

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tosk

  • noun the dialect of Albanian spoken in southern Albania and in areas of Greece and Italy
    Tosk dialect.

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seleucus_i_nicator

  • noun Macedonian general who accompanied Alexander the Great into Asia; founded a line of kings who reigned in Asia Minor until 65 BC (358-281 BC)
    Seleucus I; Seleucus.

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indo-european_language

  • noun the family of languages that by 1000 BC were spoken throughout Europe and in parts of southwestern and southern Asia
    Indo-European; Indo-Hittite.

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britisher

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Great Britain
    Briton; Brit.

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middle_age

  • noun the time of life between youth and old age (e.g., between 40 and 60 years of age)

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monophthalmos

  • noun a general of Alexander the Great and king of Macedonia; lost one eye; killed in a battle at Ipsus (382-301 BC)
    Antigonus; Antigonus Cyclops.

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armin

  • noun German hero; leader at the battle of Teutoburger Wald in AD 9 (circa 18 BC - AD 19)
    Arminius; Hermann.

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saame

  • noun a member of an indigenous nomadic people living in northern Scandinavia and herding reindeer
    Lapp; Sami; Saami; Lapplander; Same.
  • noun the language of nomadic Lapps in northern Scandinavia and the Kola Peninsula
    Lapp; Sami; Same; Saami.

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love

  • noun a strong positive emotion of regard and affection
    • his love for his work
    • children need a lot of love
  • noun any object of warm affection or devotion;
    passion.
    • the theater was her first love
    • he has a passion for cock fighting

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byelorussian

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Byelorussia
    White Russian; Belorussian.
  • noun the Slavic language spoken in Belarus
    White Russian; Belarusian.

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griffith

  • noun United States film maker who was the first to use flashbacks and fade-outs (1875-1948)
    D. W. Griffith; David Lewelyn Wark Griffith.

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propylaeum

(Anc. Classical Arch.) Any court or vestibule before a building or leading into any inclosure.

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belgian

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Belgium
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Belgium or the Belgian people
    • the Belgian Queen

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acute_accent

  • noun a mark (') placed above a vowel to indicate pronunciation
    acute; ague.

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thessalian

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Thessaly

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demetrius

  • noun son of Antigonus Cyclops and king of Macedonia; he and his father were defeated at the battle of Ipsus (337-283 BC)
    Demetrius I; Demetrius Poliorcetes.

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ancient_greek

  • noun the Greek language prior to the Roman Empire

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mizithra

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victoria

  • noun queen of Great Britain and Ireland and empress of India from 1837 to 1901; the last Hanoverian ruler of England (1819-1901)
    Queen Victoria.
  • noun (Roman mythology) goddess of victory; counterpart of Greek Nike

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instrument

  • noun a device that requires skill for proper use
  • noun the means whereby some act is accomplished
    tool.
    • my greed was the instrument of my destruction
    • science has given us new tools to fight disease

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highland_scot

  • noun a native of the Highlands of Scotland
    Highlander; Scottish Highlander.

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demotic

  • noun a simplified cursive form of the ancient hieratic script
    Demotic script.
    • Demotic script was eventually replaced by Greek
  • noun the modern Greek vernacular
    Romaic.

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oscan

  • noun an Oscan-speaking member of an ancient people of Campania
  • noun an extinct Italic language of ancient southern Italy

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guinea

  • noun a former British gold coin worth 21 shillings
  • noun (ethnic slur) offensive term for a person of Italian descent
    dago; greaseball; wop; ginzo.

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neptunian

Of or pertaining to the ocean or sea.

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ionic_dialect

  • noun the dialect of Ancient Greek spoken and written in Attica and Athens and Ionia
    Attic; Ionic; Classical Greek.

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public_speaker

  • noun a person who delivers a speech or oration
    orator; speechmaker; speechifier; rhetorician.

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slavic_language

  • noun a branch of the Indo-European family of languages
    Slavonic language; Slavic; Slavonic.

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lexicon

  • noun a language user's knowledge of words
    mental lexicon; vocabulary.
  • noun a reference book containing an alphabetical list of words with information about them
    dictionary.

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empedocles

  • noun Greek philosopher who taught that all matter is composed of particles of fire and water and air and earth (fifth century BC)

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armatoli

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xynomyzithra

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typographic

  • adjective relating to or occurring or used in typography
    typographical.
    • the typographic art
    • a typographical error

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hollander

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Holland
    Netherlander; Dutchman.

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genoese

  • noun a native or resident of Genoa
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Genoa or its inhabitants
    Genovese.
    • the Genoese sailor we call Columbus

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baltic

  • noun a sea in northern Europe; stronghold of the Russian navy
    Baltic Sea.
  • noun a branch of the Indo-European family of languages related to the Slavonic languages; Baltic languages have preserved many archaic features that are believed to have existed in Proto-Indo European
    Baltic language.

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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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galaktoboureko

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acute

  • noun a mark (') placed above a vowel to indicate pronunciation
    ague; acute accent.
  • adjective having or experiencing a rapid onset and short but severe course
    • acute appendicitis
    • the acute phase of the illness
    • acute patients

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swede

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Sweden
  • noun a cruciferous plant with a thick bulbous edible yellow root
    rutabaga plant; rutabaga; Brassica napus napobrassica; turnip cabbage; Swedish turnip.

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east_tocharian

  • noun a dialect of Tocharian
    Turfan; Turfan dialect.

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bucolic

  • noun a country person
    provincial; peasant.
  • noun a short poem descriptive of rural or pastoral life
    idyll; eclogue; idyl.

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hypsiloid

(Anat.) Resembling the Greek letter Υ in form; hyoid.

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vocative

  • noun the case (in some inflected languages) used when the referent of the noun is being addressed
    vocative case.
  • adjective relating to a case used in some languages
    • vocative verb endings

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slovak

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Slovakia
  • noun the Slavic language spoken in Slovakia

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aristotle

  • noun one of the greatest of the ancient Athenian philosophers; pupil of Plato; teacher of Alexander the Great (384-322 BC)

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finn

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Finland

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patrial

  • noun a person who has the right to be considered legally a British citizen (by virtue of the birth of a parent or grandparent)

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seleucus_i

  • noun Macedonian general who accompanied Alexander the Great into Asia; founded a line of kings who reigned in Asia Minor until 65 BC (358-281 BC)
    Seleucus I Nicator; Seleucus.

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superlative

  • noun an exaggerated expression (usually of praise)
    • the critics lavished superlatives on it
  • noun the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development
    pinnacle; 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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capital_of_greece

  • noun the capital and largest city of Greece; named after Athena (its patron goddess)
    Greek capital; Athinai; Athens.
    • in the 5th century BC ancient Athens was the world's most powerful and civilized city

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classical

  • noun traditional genre of music conforming to an established form and appealing to critical interest and developed musical taste
    classical music; serious music.
  • adjective of or relating to the most highly developed stage of an earlier civilisation and its culture
    classic.
    • classic Cinese pottery

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hellenistic

  • adjective relating to or characteristic of the classical Greek civilization
    Hellenic; Hellenistical.

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sophocles

  • noun one of the great tragedians of ancient Greece (496-406 BC)

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italic_language

  • noun a branch of the Indo-European languages of which Latin is the chief representative
    Italic.

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agrippina_the_younger

  • noun wife who poisoned Claudius after her son Nero was declared heir and who was then put to death by Nero
    Agrippina.

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scot

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Scotland
    Scotsman; Scotchman.

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italic

  • noun a style of handwriting with the letters slanting to the right
  • noun a branch of the Indo-European languages of which Latin is the chief representative
    Italic language.

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fistounia

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rurality

  • noun a rural characteristic or trait
    ruralism.
    • a place with the rurality of a turnip field

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luxemburg

  • noun the capital and largest city of Luxembourg
    capital of Luxembourg; Luxembourg City; Luxembourg; Luxembourg-Ville.
  • noun a grand duchy (a constitutional monarchy) landlocked in northwestern Europe between France and Belgium and Germany; an international financial center
    Grand Duchy of Luxembourg; Luxembourg.

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medieval_greek

  • noun the Greek language from about 600 to 1200 AD
    Middle Greek; Byzantine Greek.

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minoan

  • noun a Cretan who lived in the bronze-age culture of Crete about 3000-1100 BC
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of the Bronze Age culture of Crete
    • the Minoan palace at Knossos

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parthenon

  • noun the main temple of the goddess Athena; built on the acropolis in Athens more than 400 years B.C.; example of Doric architecture

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chantlike

  • adjective satellite uttered in a monotonous cadence or rhythm as in chanting
    intoned; singsong.
    • their chantlike intoned prayers
    • a singsong manner of speaking

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frank

  • noun a member of the ancient Germanic peoples who spread from the Rhine into the Roman Empire in the 4th century
  • noun a smooth-textured sausage of minced beef or pork usually smoked; often served on a bread roll
    dog; hot dog; wiener; wienerwurst; frankfurter; weenie; hotdog.

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dago

  • noun (ethnic slur) offensive term for a person of Italian descent
    Guinea; greaseball; wop; ginzo.

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philosopher

  • noun a specialist in philosophy
  • noun a wise person who is calm and rational; someone who lives a life of reason with equanimity

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civilization

  • noun a society in an advanced state of social development (e.g., with complex legal and political and religious organizations)
    civilisation.
    • the people slowly progressed from barbarism to civilization
  • noun the social process whereby societies achieve an advanced stage of development and organization
    civilisation.

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katharevusa

  • noun literary style of Modern Greek containing features borrowed from Koine

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frenchman

  • noun a person of French nationality
    French person; Frenchwoman.

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jute

  • noun a plant fiber used in making rope or sacks
  • noun a member of a Germanic people who conquered England and merged with the Angles and Saxons to become Anglo-Saxons

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arcadic

  • noun the dialect of Ancient Greek spoken by Arcadians
    Arcadic dialect.

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indo-european

  • noun a member of the prehistoric people who spoke Proto-Indo European
    Aryan.
  • noun the family of languages that by 1000 BC were spoken throughout Europe and in parts of southwestern and southern Asia
    Indo-European language; Indo-Hittite.

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metropolis

  • noun a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts
    city; urban center.
    • Ancient Troy was a great city
  • noun people living in a large densely populated municipality
    city.
    • the city voted for Republicans in 1994

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slovene

  • noun a native of Slovenia
  • noun the Slavic language of Slovenes

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stenochoria

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venetian

  • noun a resident of Venice
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Venice or its people
    • Venetian glass
    • Venetian canals

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jazzy

  • adjective satellite resembling jazz (especially in its rhythm)
  • adjective satellite (used especially of clothes) marked by conspicuous display
    showy; gaudy; sporty; flashy.

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aeolian

  • noun a member of one of four linguistic divisions of the prehistoric Greeks
    Eolian.
  • noun the ancient Greek inhabitants of Aeolia

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gaul

  • noun a person of French descent
    frog.
  • noun a Celt of ancient Gaul

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liechtensteiner

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Liechtenstein
  • adjective of or relating to Liechtenstein or its inhabitants
    • Liechtensteiner castles

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architectural

  • adjective of or pertaining to the art and science of architecture
    • architectural history
    • architectural design

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byzantine_greek

  • noun the Greek language from about 600 to 1200 AD
    Medieval Greek; Middle Greek.

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armenian_language

  • noun the Indo-European language spoken predominantly in Armenia, but also in Azerbaijan
    Armenian.

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tripping

  • adjective satellite characterized by a buoyant rhythm
    swingy; lilting; swinging.
    • an easy lilting stride
    • the flute broke into a light lilting air
    • a swinging pace
    • a graceful swingy walk
    • a tripping singing measure
  • verb miss a step and fall or nearly fall
    stumble; trip.
    • She stumbled over the tree root

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aeolic_dialect

  • noun the dialect of Ancient Greek spoken in Thessaly and Boeotia and Aeolis
    Eolic; Aeolic.

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attica

  • noun the territory of Athens in ancient Greece where the Ionic dialect was spoken

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cadent

  • adjective satellite marked by a rhythmical cadence
    cadenced.
    • the cadenced crunch of marching feet

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anything

Any object, act, state, event, or fact whatever; thing of any kind; something or other; aught; as, I would not do it for anything.
Did you ever know of anything so unlucky? A. Trollope.
They do not know that anything is amiss with them. W. G. Sumner.

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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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greek_alphabet

  • noun the alphabet used by ancient Greeks

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angel

  • noun spiritual being attendant upon God
  • noun person of exceptional holiness
    holy person; saint; holy man.

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english

  • noun an Indo-European language belonging to the West Germanic branch; the official language of Britain and the United States and most of the commonwealth countries
    English language.
  • noun the people of England
    English people.

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it

The neuter pronoun of the third person, corresponding to the masculine pronoun he and the feminine she, and having the same plural (they, their of theirs, them). ✍ The possessive form its is modern, being rarely found in the writings of Shakespeare and Milton, and not at all in the original King James's version of the Bible. During the transition from the regular his to the anomalous its, it was to some extent employed in the possessive without the case ending. See His, and He. In Dryden's time its had become quite established as the regular form.
The day present hath ever inough to do with it owne grief. Genevan Test.
Do, child, go to it grandam, child. Shak.
It knighthood shall do worse. It shall fright all it friends with borrowing letters. B. Jonson.
✍ In the course of time, the nature of the neuter sign i in it, the form being found in but a few words, became misunderstood. Instead of being looked upon as an affix, it passed for part of the original word. Hence was formed from it the anomalous genitive it, superseding the Saxon his. Latham.
The fruit tree yielding fruit after his (its) kind. Gen. i. 11.
It is used, --

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naos

(Arch.) A term used by modern archæologists instead of cella. See Cella.

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gamma

  • noun the 3rd letter of the Greek alphabet
  • noun a unit of magnetic field strength equal to one-hundred-thousandth of an oersted

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euthynteria

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conquest

  • noun the act of conquering
    subjection; subjugation; conquering.
  • noun success in mastering something difficult
    • the conquest of space

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grammar_school

  • noun a secondary school emphasizing Latin and Greek in preparation for college
  • noun a school for young children; usually the first 6 or 8 grades
    grade school; elementary school; primary school.

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rhythmical

  • adjective recurring with measured regularity
    rhythmic.
    • the rhythmic chiming of church bells"- John Galsworthy
    • rhythmical prose

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squeak

  • noun a short high-pitched noise
    • the squeak of shoes on powdery snow
  • noun something achieved (or escaped) by a narrow margin
    close shave; narrow escape; close call; squeaker.

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saxon

  • noun a member of a Germanic people who conquered England and merged with the Angles and Jutes to become Anglo-Saxons; dominant in England until the Norman Conquest
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of the early Saxons or Anglo-Saxons and their descendents (especially the English or Lowland Scots) and their language
    • Saxon princes
    • for greater clarity choose a plain Saxon term instead of a latinate one

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steven

Voice; speech; language. Obs. or Scot.
Ye have as merry a steven As any angel hath that is in heaven. Chaucer.

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delectus

A name given to an elementary book for learners of Latin or Greek. G. Eliot.

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west_germanic_language

  • noun a branch of the Germanic languages
    West Germanic.

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norman

  • noun United States operatic soprano (born in 1945)
    Jessye Norman.
  • noun Australian golfer (born in 1955)
    Greg Norman; Gregory John Norman.

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country-bred

  • adjective satellite rough and uncouth
    • a country boy

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people

  • noun (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively
    • old people
    • there were at least 200 people in the audience
  • noun the body of citizens of a state or country
    citizenry.
    • the Spanish people

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cyprian

  • noun a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money
    fancy woman; woman of the street; working girl; bawd; sporting lady; cocotte; lady of pleasure; prostitute; harlot; whore; tart.
  • noun a native or inhabitant of Cyprus
    Cypriote; Cypriot.

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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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hellenic_language

  • noun the Hellenic branch of the Indo-European family of languages
    Hellenic; Greek.

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bubble

  • noun a hollow globule of gas (e.g., air or carbon dioxide)
  • noun a speculative scheme that depends on unstable factors that the planner cannot control
    house of cards.
    • his proposal was nothing but a house of cards
    • a real estate bubble

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rhythmic

  • adjective recurring with measured regularity
    rhythmical.
    • the rhythmic chiming of church bells"- John Galsworthy
    • rhythmical prose

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phrygian

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Phrygia
  • noun a Thraco-Phrygian language spoken by the ancient inhabitants of Phrygia and now extinct--preserved only in a few inscriptions

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byzantine

Of or pertaining to Byzantium. -- n. A native or inhabitant of Byzantium, now Constantinople; sometimes, applied to an inhabitant of the modern city of Constantinople. Written also Bizantine. Its leading forms are the round arch, the dome, the pillar, the circle, and the cross. The capitals of the pillars are the endless variety, and full of invention. The mosque of St. Sophia, Constantinople, and the church of St. Mark, Venice, are prominent examples of Byzantine architecture.

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form

  • noun the phonological or orthographic sound or appearance of a word that can be used to describe or identify something
    descriptor; word form; signifier.
    • the inflected forms of a word can be represented by a stem and a list of inflections to be attached
  • noun a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality
    sort; kind; variety.
    • sculpture is a form of art
    • what kinds of desserts are there?

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quantity

  • noun how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify
    amount; measure.
  • noun an adequate or large amount
    • he had a quantity of ammunition

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hoplon

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welshman

  • noun a native or resident of Wales
    Welsh; Cymry; Cambrian.

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poet

  • noun a writer of poems (the term is usually reserved for writers of good poetry)

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celtic_language

  • noun a branch of the Indo-European languages that (judging from inscriptions and place names) was spread widely over Europe in the pre-Christian era
    Celtic.

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byzantine_greek

  • noun the Greek language from about 600 to 1200 AD
    Medieval Greek; Middle Greek.

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danceable

  • adjective satellite suitable for dancing

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vocative_case

  • noun the case (in some inflected languages) used when the referent of the noun is being addressed
    vocative.

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principality_of_liechtenstein

  • noun a small landlocked principality (constitutional monarchy) in central Europe located in the Alps between Austria and Switzerland
    Liechtenstein.

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sicilian

  • noun a resident of Sicily
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Sicily or the people of Sicily
    • the Sicilian Mafia

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czech

  • noun a native of inhabitant of the Czech Republic
  • noun a native or inhabitant of the former republic of Czechoslovakia
    Czechoslovakian; Czechoslovak.

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athinai

  • noun the capital and largest city of Greece; named after Athena (its patron goddess)
    Greek capital; Athens; capital of Greece.
    • in the 5th century BC ancient Athens was the world's most powerful and civilized city

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monegasque

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Monaco
    Monacan.
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Monaco or its people
    Monacan.

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savoyard

  • noun a person who performs in the operettas of Gilbert and Sullivan
  • noun a resident of Savoy

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brit

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Great Britain
    Britisher; Briton.
  • noun the young of a herring or sprat or similar fish
    britt.

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macedonian

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Macedon
  • noun the Slavic language of modern Macedonia

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cyclops

  • noun minute free-swimming freshwater copepod having a large median eye and pear-shaped body and long antennae used in swimming; important in some food chains and as intermediate hosts of parasitic worms that affect man e.g. Guinea worms
    water flea.
  • noun (Greek mythology) one of a race of giants having a single eye in the middle of their forehead

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turnage

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lysimachus

  • noun Macedonian general under Alexander the Great; with Seleucus he defeated Antigonus and Demetrius at the battle of Ipsus (circa 355-281 BC)

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middle_greek

  • noun the Greek language from about 600 to 1200 AD
    Medieval Greek; Byzantine Greek.

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display

  • noun something intended to communicate a particular impression
    show.
    • made a display of strength
    • a show of impatience
    • a good show of looking interested
  • noun something shown to the public
    exhibit; showing.
    • the museum had many exhibits of oriental art

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scotchman

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Scotland
    Scotsman; Scot.

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dunam

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thraco-phrygian

  • noun an extinct branch of the Indo-European language family thought by some to be related to Armenian

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melomakarona

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romanian

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Romania
    Rumanian.
  • noun an eastern Romance language spoken in Romania
    Rumanian.

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sardinian

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Sardinia
  • noun the Italian dialect spoken in Sardinia; sometimes considered a separate language with many loan words from Spanish

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leto

  • noun wife or mistress of Zeus and mother of Apollo and Artemis in ancient mythology; called Latona in Roman mythology
    Latona.

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general

  • noun a general officer of the highest rank
    full general.
  • noun the head of a religious order or congregation
    superior general.

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kelt

  • noun a member of a European people who once occupied Britain and Spain and Gaul prior to Roman times
    Celt.

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phalanx

  • noun any of the bones of the fingers or toes
  • noun any closely ranked crowd of people

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grecian

  • noun a native or resident of Greece
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Greece or the Greeks or the Greek language
    Hellenic; Greek.
    • Greek mythology
    • a Grecian robe

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jargon

  • noun a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves)
    patois; argot; cant; vernacular; slang; lingo.
    • they don't speak our lingo
  • noun a colorless (or pale yellow or smoky) variety of zircon
    jargoon.

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balto-slavonic

  • noun a family of Indo-European languages including the Slavic and Baltic languages
    Balto-Slavic language; Balto-Slavic.

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saganaki

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humanities

  • noun studies intended to provide general knowledge and intellectual skills (rather than occupational or professional skills)
    liberal arts; arts; humanistic discipline.
    • the college of arts and sciences
  • noun the quality of being humane
    humanity.

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spartan

  • noun a resident of Sparta
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Sparta or its people

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erse

  • noun any of several related languages of the Celts in Ireland and Scotland
    Gaelic; Goidelic.

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idiom

  • noun a manner of speaking that is natural to native speakers of a language
    parlance.
  • noun the usage or vocabulary that is characteristic of a specific group of people
    dialect; accent.
    • the immigrants spoke an odd dialect of English
    • he has a strong German accent
    • it has been said that a language is a dialect with an army and navy

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book

  • noun a written work or composition that has been published (printed on pages bound together)
    • I am reading a good book on economics
  • noun physical objects consisting of a number of pages bound together
    volume.
    • he used a large book as a doorstop

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milanese

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Milan
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Milan or its people

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branch

  • noun a division of some larger or more complex organization
    subdivision; arm.
    • a branch of Congress
    • botany is a branch of biology
    • the Germanic branch of Indo-European languages
  • noun a division of a stem, or secondary stem arising from the main stem of a plant

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fides

(Roman Muth.) Faith personified as a goddess; the goddess of faith.

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mathematics

  • noun a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
    maths; math.

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regular_recurrence

  • noun recurring at regular intervals
    rhythm.

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nu

  • noun the 13th letter of the Greek alphabet

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adonic

  • noun a verse line with a dactyl followed by a spondee or trochee; supposedly used in laments by Adonis
    Adonic line.
  • adjective or relating to or like Adonis

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teutonic

  • adjective of or pertaining to the ancient Teutons or their languages
    Germanic.
    • Teutonic peoples such as Germans and Scandinavians and British
    • Germanic mythology

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greekling

A little Greek, or one of small esteem or pretensions. B. Jonson.

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gheg_dialect

  • noun the dialect of Albanian spoken in northern Albania and Yugoslavia
    Gheg.

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achaean

  • noun a member of one of four linguistic divisions of the prehistoric Greeks
    Achaian.
  • noun the ancient Greek inhabitants of Achaea
    Arcado-Cyprians.

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symbol

  • noun an arbitrary sign (written or printed) that has acquired a conventional significance
  • noun something visible that by association or convention represents something else that is invisible
    symbolization; symbolic representation; symbolisation.
    • the eagle is a symbol of the United States

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irishwoman

  • noun a woman who is a native or inhabitant of Ireland

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macedonia

  • noun landlocked republic on the Balkan Peninsula; achieved independence from Yugoslavia in 1991
  • noun the ancient kingdom of Philip II and Alexander the Great in the southeastern Balkans that is now divided among modern Macedonia and Greece and Bulgaria
    Macedon; Makedonija.

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classical_greek

  • noun the dialect of Ancient Greek spoken and written in Attica and Athens and Ionia
    Attic; Ionic dialect; Ionic.

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bonding

  • noun a close personal relationship that forms between people (as between husband and wife or parent and child)
  • noun (dentistry) a technique for repairing a tooth; resinous material is applied to the surface of the tooth where it adheres to the tooth's enamel

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aether

  • noun personification of the sky or upper air breathed by the Olympians; son of Erebus and night or of Chaos and darkness
  • noun a medium that was once supposed to fill all space and to support the propagation of electromagnetic waves
    ether.

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panhellenic

  • adjective of or relating to all the Greeks
    Pan-Hellenic.
    • the Olympic Games were a Panhellenic celebration

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spaniard

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Spain

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luxemburger

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Luxembourg
    Luxembourger.
  • adjective of or relating to the capital city of Luxemburg
    • Luxemburger streets

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rhapsody

  • noun an epic poem adapted for recitation

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norseman

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Norway
    Norwegian; Norse.

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omega

  • noun the ending of a series or sequence
    Z.
    • the Alpha and the Omega, the first and the last, the beginning and the end"--Revelation
  • noun the last (24th) letter of the Greek alphabet

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indo

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draconian

  • adjective of or relating to Draco or his harsh code of laws
    • Draconian measures

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graviera

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capital_of_luxembourg

  • noun the capital and largest city of Luxembourg
    Luxembourg City; Luxemburg; Luxembourg; Luxembourg-Ville.

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statesman

  • noun a man who is a respected leader in national or international affairs
    solon; national leader.

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agamemnon

  • noun (Greek mythology) the king who lead the Greeks against Troy in the Trojan War

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hyporchema

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pastorale

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

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arcadian

  • noun an inhabitant of Arcadia
  • adjective satellite (used with regard to idealized country life) idyllically rustic
    bucolic; pastoral.
    • a country life of arcadian contentment
    • a pleasant bucolic scene
    • charming in its pastoral setting
    • rustic tranquility

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age

  • noun how long something has existed
    • it was replaced because of its age
  • noun an era of history having some distinctive feature
    historic period.
    • we live in a litigious age

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origenism

(Eccl. Hist.) The opinions of Origen of Alexandria, who lived in the 3d century, one of the most learned of the Greek Fathers. Prominent in his teaching was the doctrine that all created beings, including Satan, will ultimately be saved.

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fleming

  • noun British writer famous for writing spy novels about secret agent James Bond (1908-1964)
    Ian Lancaster Fleming; Ian Fleming.
  • noun Scottish bacteriologist who discovered penicillin (1881-1955)
    Sir Alexander Fleming; Alexander Fleming.

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aeschylus

  • noun Greek tragedian; the father of Greek tragic drama (525-456 BC)

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loukaniko

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lapplander

  • noun a member of an indigenous nomadic people living in northern Scandinavia and herding reindeer
    Saame; Lapp; Sami; Saami; Same.

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rural

  • adjective living in or characteristic of farming or country life
    • rural people
    • large rural households
    • unpaved rural roads
    • an economy that is basically rural
  • adjective of or relating to the countryside as opposed to the city
    • rural electrification
    • rural free delivery

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alcaeus

  • noun Greek lyric poet of Lesbos; reputed inventor of Alcaic verse (611-580 BC)

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