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millennium (Also millennia, millenniums) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to millennium

essay

  • noun an analytic or interpretive literary composition
  • noun a tentative attempt

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leap_year

  • noun in the Gregorian calendar: any year divisible by 4 except centenary years divisible by 400
    intercalary year; bissextile year; 366 days.

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tercentennial

  • noun the 300th anniversary (or the celebration of it)
    tercentenary; triennial.

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mid-forties

  • noun the time of life between 40 and 50
    forties.

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liberationist

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whitweek

  • noun Christian holiday; the week beginning on Whitsunday (especially the first 3 days)
    Whitsun; Whitsuntide.

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twelvemonth

  • noun a period of time containing 365 (or 366) days
    yr; year.
    • she is 4 years old
    • in the year 1920

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semicentenary

  • noun the 50th anniversary (or the celebration of it)
    semicentennial.
  • adjective of or relating to or marking the 50th anniversary
    semicentennial.

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millennian

  • adjective relating to a millennium or span of a thousand years
    millennial.

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hitch

  • noun a period of time spent in military service
    tour; term of enlistment; enlistment; duty tour; tour of duty.
  • noun the state of inactivity following an interruption
    halt; stoppage; stop; arrest; stay; check.
    • the negotiations were in arrest
    • held them in check
    • during the halt he got some lunch
    • the momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow
    • he spent the entire stop in his seat

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vitalism

  • noun (philosophy) a doctrine that life is a vital principle distinct from physics and chemistry

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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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basketball_season

  • noun the season when basketball is played

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face_time

  • noun work time spent at the location of or in the presence of other people
    • instead of working on the problem at home he devoted face time to it at the office

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adjustment

  • noun making or becoming suitable; adjusting to circumstances
    fitting; accommodation.
  • noun the act of making something different (as e.g. the size of a garment)
    modification; alteration.

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religious

  • noun a member of a religious order who is bound by vows of poverty and chastity and obedience
  • adjective satellite concerned with sacred matters or religion or the church
    spiritual.
    • religious texts
    • a member of a religious order
    • lords temporal and spiritual
    • spiritual leaders
    • spiritual songs

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idealism

  • noun (philosophy) the philosophical theory that ideas are the only reality
  • noun impracticality by virtue of thinking of things in their ideal form rather than as they really are

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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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midafternoon

  • noun the middle part of the afternoon

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mandeanism

  • noun a Gnostic religion originating the 2nd and 3rd centuries that believes John the Baptist was the Messiah and that incorporates Jewish and Christian elements into a framework of dualistic beliefs
    Mandaeanism.

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scholastic

  • noun a person who pays more attention to formal rules and book learning than they merit
    pedant; bookworm.
  • noun a Scholastic philosopher or theologian

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new_moon

  • noun the time at which the Moon appears as a narrow waxing crescent
    new phase of the moon.

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docetism

  • noun the heretical doctrine (associated with the Gnostics) that Jesus had no human body and his sufferings and death on the cross were apparent rather than real

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naive_realism

  • noun (philosophy) the philosophical doctrine that physical objects continue to exist when not perceived
    realism.

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bicentenary

  • noun the 200th anniversary (or the celebration of it)
    bicentennial.
  • adjective of or relating to or completing a period of 200 years
    bicentennial.
    • bicentennial celebration

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tvåtusentalet

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countdown

  • noun counting backward from an arbitrary number to indicate the time remaining before some event (such as launching a space vehicle)

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theological_doctrine

  • noun the doctrine of a religious group

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topic

  • noun the subject matter of a conversation or discussion
    theme; subject.
    • he didn't want to discuss that subject
    • it was a very sensitive topic
    • his letters were always on the theme of love
  • noun some situation or event that is thought about
    matter; issue; subject.
    • he kept drifting off the topic
    • he had been thinking about the subject for several years
    • it is a matter for the police

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edward

  • noun King of England and Ireland in 1936; his marriage to Wallis Warfield Simpson created a constitutional crisis leading to his abdication (1894-1972)
    Edward VIII; Duke of Windsor.
  • noun King of England from 1901 to 1910; son of Victoria and Prince Albert; famous for his elegant sporting ways (1841-1910)
    Albert Edward; Edward VII.

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puerperium

  • noun time period following childbirth when the mother's uterus shrinks and the other functional and anatomic changes of pregnancy are resolved
    • a perinatologist cared for her during the puerperium

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quarterly

  • noun a periodical that is published every quarter (or four issues per year)
  • adjective of or relating to or consisting of a quarter
    • quarterly report

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teaching

  • noun the profession of a teacher
    pedagogy; instruction.
    • he prepared for teaching while still in college
    • pedagogy is recognized as an important profession
  • noun a doctrine that is taught
    precept; commandment.
    • the teachings of religion
    • he believed all the Christian precepts

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rightist

  • noun a member of a right wing political party
    right-winger.
  • adjective satellite believing in or supporting tenets of the political right
    right-wing.

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monism

  • noun the doctrine that reality consists of a single basic substance or element

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civil_year

  • noun the year (reckoned from January 1 to December 31) according to Gregorian calendar
    calendar year.

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week

  • noun any period of seven consecutive days
    hebdomad.
    • it rained for a week
  • noun hours or days of work in a calendar week
    workweek.
    • they worked a 40-hour week

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division

  • noun an army unit large enough to sustain combat
    • two infantry divisions were held in reserve
  • noun one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole
    section; part.
    • the written part of the exam
    • the finance section of the company
    • the BBC's engineering division

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digit

  • noun one of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration
    figure.
    • 0 and 1 are digits
  • noun the length of breadth of a finger used as a linear measure
    finger's breadth; fingerbreadth; finger.

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street

  • noun a thoroughfare (usually including sidewalks) that is lined with buildings
    • they walked the streets of the small town
    • he lives on Nassau Street
  • noun the part of a thoroughfare between the sidewalks; the part of the thoroughfare on which vehicles travel
    • be careful crossing the street

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kabbalism

  • noun the doctrines of the Kabbalah
    Cabalism.
  • noun adherence to some extreme traditional theological concept or interpretation
    cabalism.

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early_childhood

  • noun the early stage of growth or development
    babyhood; infancy.

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choice

  • noun the person or thing chosen or selected
    selection; pick.
    • he was my pick for mayor
  • noun the act of choosing or selecting
    pick; selection; option.
    • your choice of colors was unfortunate
    • you can take your pick

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forties

  • noun the time of life between 40 and 50
    mid-forties.
  • noun the decade from 1940 to 1949
    1940s.

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ecumenicalism

  • noun (Christianity) the doctrine of the ecumenical movement that promotes cooperation and better understanding among different religious denominations: aimed at universal Christian unity
    ecumenism; ecumenicism.

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subjectivism

  • noun (philosophy) the doctrine that knowledge and value are dependent on and limited by your subjective experience
  • noun the quality of being subjective

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chiliad

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

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tiebreaker

  • noun overtime play in order to break a tie; e.g. tennis and soccer

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month

  • noun one of the twelve divisions of the calendar year
    calendar month.
    • he paid the bill last month
  • noun a time unit of approximately 30 days
    • he was given a month to pay the bill

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day_of_judgment

  • noun (New Testament) day at the end of time following Armageddon when God will decree the fates of all individual humans according to the good and evil of their earthly lives
    Day of Judgement; Judgment Day; Last Judgment; Judgement Day; doomsday; eschaton; crack of doom; day of reckoning; end of the world; Last Day; Last Judgement.

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reformist

  • noun a disputant who advocates reform
    reformer; meliorist; social reformer; crusader.
  • adjective satellite favoring or promoting reform (often by government action)
    reform-minded; progressive.

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minute

  • noun a unit of time equal to 60 seconds or 1/60th of an hour
    min.
    • he ran a 4 minute mile
  • noun an indefinitely short time
    moment; bit; mo; second.
    • wait just a moment
    • in a mo
    • it only takes a minute
    • in just a bit

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hebdomad

  • noun any period of seven consecutive days
    week.
    • it rained for a week

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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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triennial

  • noun the 300th anniversary (or the celebration of it)
    tercentennial; tercentenary.
  • adjective satellite occurring every third year or lasting 3 years

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salad

  • noun food mixtures either arranged on a plate or tossed and served with a moist dressing; usually consisting of or including greens

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overtime_period

  • noun a period of overtime play to resolve a tie; e.g. basketball

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jansenism

  • noun the Roman Catholic doctrine of Cornelis Jansen and his disciples; salvation is limited to those who are subject to supernatural determinism and the rest are assigned to perdition

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sensualism

  • noun desire for sensual pleasures
    sensuality; sensualness.
  • noun (philosophy) the ethical doctrine that feeling is the only criterion for what is good
    sensationalism.

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right

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

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democrat

  • noun an advocate of democratic principles
    populist.
  • noun a member of the Democratic Party

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day_of_judgement

  • noun (New Testament) day at the end of time following Armageddon when God will decree the fates of all individual humans according to the good and evil of their earthly lives
    Day of Judgment; Judgment Day; Last Judgment; Judgement Day; doomsday; eschaton; crack of doom; day of reckoning; end of the world; Last Day; Last Judgement.

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dinosaur

  • noun any of numerous extinct terrestrial reptiles of the Mesozoic era

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canicule

  • noun the hot period between early July and early September; a period of inactivity
    dog days; canicular days.

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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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time_of_life

  • noun a period of time during which a person is normally in a particular life state

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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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naturalism

  • noun (philosophy) the doctrine that the world can be understood in scientific terms without recourse to spiritual or supernatural explanations
  • noun an artistic movement in 19th century France; artists and writers strove for detailed realistic and factual description
    realism.

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party_pooper

  • noun someone who spoils the pleasure of others
    spoilsport; killjoy; wet blanket.

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charter

  • noun a document incorporating an institution and specifying its rights; includes the articles of incorporation and the certificate of incorporation
  • noun a contract to hire or lease transportation

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bimonthly

  • noun a periodical that is published twice a month or every two months (either 24 or 6 issues per year)
  • adjective satellite occurring twice a month
    semimonthly.
    • a semimonthly publication

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travel_time

  • noun a period of time spent traveling
    • workers were not paid for their travel time between home and factory

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nineties

  • noun the decade from 1890 to 1899
    1890s.
  • noun the decade from 1990 to 1999
    1990s.

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infancy

  • noun the early stage of growth or development
    early childhood; babyhood.
  • noun the earliest state of immaturity
    babyhood.

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tea

  • noun a beverage made by steeping tea leaves in water
    • iced tea is a cooling drink
  • noun a light midafternoon meal of tea and sandwiches or cakes
    afternoon tea; teatime.
    • an Englishman would interrupt a war to have his afternoon tea

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new_phase_of_the_moon

  • noun the time at which the Moon appears as a narrow waxing crescent
    new moon.

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month_of_sundays

  • noun a time perceived as long
    • I hadn't seen him in a month of Sundays

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irridentist

  • noun an advocate of irredentism
    irredentist.

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doomsday

  • noun (New Testament) day at the end of time following Armageddon when God will decree the fates of all individual humans according to the good and evil of their earthly lives
    Day of Judgment; Day of Judgement; Judgment Day; Last Judgment; Judgement Day; eschaton; crack of doom; day of reckoning; end of the world; Last Day; Last Judgement.
  • noun an unpleasant or disastrous destiny
    day of reckoning; doom; end of the world.
    • everyone was aware of the approaching doom but was helpless to avoid it
    • that's unfortunate but it isn't the end of the world

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study_hall

  • noun a period of time during the school day that is set aside for study
  • noun a classroom reserved for study

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second

  • noun 1/60 of a minute; the basic unit of time adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites
    sec; s.
  • noun an indefinitely short time
    moment; bit; mo; minute.
    • wait just a moment
    • in a mo
    • it only takes a minute
    • in just a bit

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press_run

  • noun the period that presses run to produce an issue of a newspaper
    print run.

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regulation_time

  • noun (sports) the normal prescribed duration of a game
    • the game was finished in regulation time

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synergism

  • noun the working together of two things (muscles or drugs for example) to produce an effect greater than the sum of their individual effects
    synergy.
  • noun the theological doctrine that salvation results from the interaction of human will and divine grace

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clotting

  • noun the process of forming semisolid lumps in a liquid
    curdling; coagulation.
  • verb change from a liquid to a thickened or solid state
    clot; coagulate.
    • coagulated blood

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original_sin

  • noun a sin said to be inherited by all descendants of Adam
    • Adam and Eve committed the original sin when they ate the forbidden fruit in the Garden of Eden

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life-time

  • noun the period during which something is functional (as between birth and death)
    lifetime; life; lifespan.
    • the battery had a short life
    • he lived a long and happy life

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period_of_time

  • noun an amount of time
    time period; period.
    • a time period of 30 years
    • hastened the period of time of his recovery
    • Picasso's blue period

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blue

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

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will

  • noun the capability of conscious choice and decision and intention
    volition.
    • the exercise of their volition we construe as revolt"- George Meredith
  • noun a fixed and persistent intent or purpose
    • where there's a will there's a way

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neolithic

  • noun latest part of the Stone Age beginning about 10,000 BC in the Middle East (but later elsewhere)
    New Stone Age; Neolithic Age.
  • adjective of or relating to the most recent period of the Stone Age (following the mesolithic)
    • evidence of neolithic settlements

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millennist

One who believes in the millennium. Obs. Johnson.

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judgment_day

  • noun (New Testament) day at the end of time following Armageddon when God will decree the fates of all individual humans according to the good and evil of their earthly lives
    Day of Judgment; Day of Judgement; Last Judgment; Judgement Day; doomsday; eschaton; crack of doom; day of reckoning; end of the world; Last Day; Last Judgement.

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clock

  • noun a timepiece that shows the time of day
  • verb measure the time or duration of an event or action or the person who performs an action in a certain period of time
    time.
    • he clocked the runners

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novitiate

  • noun the period during which you are a novice (especially in a religious order)
    noviciate.
  • noun someone who has entered a religious order but has not taken final vows
    novice.

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anniversary

  • noun the date on which an event occurred in some previous year (or the celebration of it)
    day of remembrance.

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current

  • noun a flow of electricity through a conductor
    electric current.
    • the current was measured in amperes
  • noun a steady flow of a fluid (usually from natural causes)
    stream.
    • the raft floated downstream on the current
    • he felt a stream of air
    • the hose ejected a stream of water

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sesquicentennial

  • noun the 150th anniversary (or the celebration of it)

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pragmatism

  • noun (philosophy) the doctrine that practical consequences are the criteria of knowledge and meaning and value
  • noun the attribute of accepting the facts of life and favoring practicality and literal truth
    realism.

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turnaround

  • noun time need to prepare a vessel or ship for a return trip
    turnaround time.
  • noun a decision to reverse an earlier decision
    flip-flop; change of mind; reversal; turnabout.

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great_year

  • noun time required for one complete cycle of the precession of the equinoxes, about 25,800 years
    Platonic year.

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egalitarianism

  • noun the doctrine of the equality of mankind and the desirability of political and economic and social equality
    equalitarianism.

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appeal

  • noun earnest or urgent request
    entreaty; prayer.
    • an entreaty to stop the fighting
    • an appeal for help
    • an appeal to the public to keep calm
  • noun attractiveness that interests or pleases or stimulates
    charm; appealingness.
    • his smile was part of his appeal to her

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musth

  • noun an annual phase of heightened sexual excitement in the males of certain large mammals (especially elephants); is associated with discharge from a gland between the eye and ear
    • the frenzied elephant was in musth

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bird

  • noun warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
  • noun the flesh of a bird or fowl (wild or domestic) used as food
    fowl.

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descriptivism

  • noun (ethics) a doctrine holding that moral statements have a truth value
  • noun (linguistics) a doctrine supporting or promoting descriptive linguistics

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indiction

  • noun a 15-year cycle used as a chronological unit in ancient Rome and adopted in some medieval kingdoms

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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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mid-nineties

  • noun the time of life between 90 and 100
    nineties.

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logicism

  • noun (philosophy) the philosophical theory that all of mathematics can be derived from formal logic

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hours

  • noun a period of time assigned for work
    • they work long hours
  • noun an indefinite period of time
    • they talked for hours

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newspaper

  • noun a daily or weekly publication on folded sheets; contains news and articles and advertisements
    paper.
    • he read his newspaper at breakfast
  • noun a business firm that publishes newspapers
    paper; newspaper publisher.
    • Murdoch owns many newspapers

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baseball

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

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twentieth

  • noun position 20 in a countable series of things
  • adjective satellite coming next after the nineteenth in position
    20th.

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last_day

  • noun (New Testament) day at the end of time following Armageddon when God will decree the fates of all individual humans according to the good and evil of their earthly lives
    Day of Judgment; Day of Judgement; Judgment Day; Last Judgment; Judgement Day; doomsday; eschaton; crack of doom; day of reckoning; end of the world; Last Judgement.

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intercalary

  • adjective satellite having a day or month inserted to make the calendar year correspond to the solar year: "Feb. 29 is an intercalary day"
    • a leap year is an intercalary year

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quincentenary

  • noun the 500th anniversary (or the celebration of it)
    quincentennial.
  • adjective of or relating to a 500th anniversary
    quincentennial.
    • the quincentennial celebration of the founding of the city

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consideration

  • noun the process of giving careful thought to something
  • noun information that should be kept in mind when making a decision
    condition; circumstance.
    • another consideration is the time it would take

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biweekly

  • noun a periodical that is published twice a week or every two weeks (either 104 or 26 issues per year)
  • adjective satellite occurring every two weeks
    fortnightly.

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schooldays

  • noun the time of life when you are going to school
    schooltime.

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change

  • noun an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another
    modification; alteration.
    • the change was intended to increase sales
    • this storm is certainly a change for the worse
    • the neighborhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago
  • noun a relational difference between states; especially between states before and after some event
    • he attributed the change to their marriage

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celebration

  • noun a joyful occasion for special festivities to mark some happy event
    jubilation.
  • noun any joyous diversion
    festivity.

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dry

  • noun a reformer who opposes the use of intoxicating beverages
    prohibitionist.
  • verb remove the moisture from and make dry
    dry out.
    • dry clothes
    • dry hair

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shibah

  • noun (Judaism) a period of seven days of mourning after the death of close relative
    shiva; shivah.
    • the family is sitting shiva

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great

  • noun a person who has achieved distinction and honor in some field
    • he is one of the greats of American music
  • adjective satellite relatively large in size or number or extent; larger than others of its kind
    • a great juicy steak
    • a great multitude
    • the great auk
    • a great old oak
    • a great ocean liner
    • a great delay

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theory

  • noun a well-substantiated explanation of some aspect of the natural world; an organized system of accepted knowledge that applies in a variety of circumstances to explain a specific set of phenomena
    • theories can incorporate facts and laws and tested hypotheses
    • true in fact and theory
  • noun a tentative insight into the natural world; a concept that is not yet verified but that if true would explain certain facts or phenomena
    hypothesis; possibility.
    • a scientific hypothesis that survives experimental testing becomes a scientific theory
    • he proposed a fresh theory of alkalis that later was accepted in chemical practices

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hunting

  • noun the pursuit and killing or capture of wild animals regarded as a sport
    hunt.
  • noun the activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something or someone
    search; hunt.

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thirty

  • noun the cardinal number that is the product of ten and three
    XXX; 30.
  • adjective satellite being ten more than twenty
    xxx; 30.

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chiliast

  • noun a person who believes in the coming of the millennium (a time of great peace and prosperity)
    millenarian; millenarist.

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study

  • noun a detailed critical inspection
    survey.
  • noun applying the mind to learning and understanding a subject (especially by reading)
    work.
    • mastering a second language requires a lot of work
    • no schools offer graduate study in interior design

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catnap

  • noun sleeping for a short period of time (usually not in bed)
    cat sleep; nap; short sleep; snooze; forty winks.
  • verb take a siesta
    nap; catch a wink.
    • She naps everyday after lunch for an hour

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yuletide

  • noun period extending from Dec. 24 to Jan. 6
    Christmastide; Christmastime; Yule; Noel; Christmas.

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controversy

  • noun a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement
    contestation; contention; arguing; tilt; argument; disputation; disceptation.
    • they were involved in a violent argument

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chiliasm

  • noun belief in the Christian doctrine of the millennium mentioned in the Book of Revelations
    millenarianism; millenarism; millenniumism.

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total

  • noun the whole amount
    aggregate; sum; totality.
  • noun a quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers
    sum; amount.

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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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anarchist

  • noun an advocate of anarchism
    syndicalist; nihilist.

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one-way_street

  • noun unilateral interaction
    • cooperation cannot be a one-way street
  • noun a street on which vehicular traffic is allowed to move in only one direction

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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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pluralism

  • noun a social organization in which diversity of racial or religious or ethnic or cultural groups is tolerated
  • noun the doctrine that reality consists of several basic substances or elements

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extra

  • noun a minor actor in crowd scenes
    spear carrier; supernumerary.
  • noun an additional edition of a newspaper (usually to report a crisis)

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mesolithic_age

  • noun middle part of the Stone Age beginning about 15,000 years ago
    Epipaleolithic; Mesolithic.

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confession

  • noun an admission of misdeeds or faults
  • noun a written document acknowledging an offense and signed by the guilty party

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psychological

  • adjective satellite mental or emotional as opposed to physical in nature
    • give psychological support
    • psychological warfare
  • adjective of or relating to or determined by psychology
    • psychological theories

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fiscal_year

  • noun any accounting period of 12 months
    financial year.

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vicennium

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seventies

  • noun the decade from 1970 to 1979
    1970s.
  • noun the time of life between 70 and 80
    mid-seventies.

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mesolithic

  • noun middle part of the Stone Age beginning about 15,000 years ago
    Epipaleolithic; Mesolithic Age.
  • adjective of or relating to a middle period of the Stone Age (following the paleolithic)

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sidereal_year

  • noun the time for the earth to make one complete revolution around the sun, relative to the fixed stars

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question_time

  • noun a period during a parliamentary session when members of British Parliament may ask questions of the ministers

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semiology

  • noun (philosophy) a philosophical theory of the functions of signs and symbols
    semiotics.

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immaculate_conception

  • noun Roman Catholic holy day first celebrated in 1854
    December 8.
  • noun (Christianity) the Roman Catholic dogma that God preserved the Virgin Mary from any stain of original sin from the moment she was conceived
    Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary.

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rationalist

  • noun someone who emphasizes observable facts and excludes metaphysical speculation about origins or ultimate causes
    positivist.
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of rationalism
    • rationalist philosophy

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from

Out of the neighborhood of; lessening or losing proximity to; leaving behind; by reason of; out of; by aid of; -- used whenever departure, setting out, commencement of action, being, state, occurrence, etc., or procedure, emanation, absence, separation, etc., are to be expressed. It is construed with, and indicates, the point of space or time at which the action, state, etc., are regarded as setting out or beginning; also, less frequently, the source, the cause, the occasion, out of which anything proceeds; -- the aritithesis and correlative of to; as, it, is one hundred miles from Boston to Springfield; he took his sword from his side; light proceeds from the sun; separate the coarse wool from the fine; men have all sprung from Adam, and often go from good to bad, and from bad to worse; the merit of an action depends on the principle from which it proceeds; men judge of facts from personal knowledge, or from testimony.
Experience from the time past to the time present. Bacon.
The song began from Jove. Drpden.
From high Mæonia's rocky shores I came. Addison.
If the wind blow any way from shore. Shak.
From sometimes denotes away from, remote from, inconsistent with. "Anything so overdone is from the purpose of playing." Shak. From, when joined with another preposition or an adverb, gives an opportunity for abbreviating the sentence. "There followed him great multitudes of people . . . from [the land] beyond Jordan." Math. iv. 25. In certain constructions, as from forth, from out, etc., the ordinary and more obvious arrangment is inverted, the sense being more distinctly forth from, out from -- from being virtually the governing preposition, and the word the adverb. See From off, under Off, adv., and From afar, under Afar, adv.
Sudden partings such as press The life from out young hearts. Byron.

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august

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

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clocking

  • noun the time taken to traverse a measured course
    • it was a world record clocking
  • verb measure the time or duration of an event or action or the person who performs an action in a certain period of time
    time; clock.
    • he clocked the runners

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decennary

  • noun a period of 10 years
    decennium; decade.

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secessionism

  • noun a doctrine that maintains the right of secession

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wintertime

  • noun the coldest season of the year; in the northern hemisphere it extends from the winter solstice to the vernal equinox
    winter.

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bronze_age

  • noun (archeology) a period between the Stone and Iron Ages, characterized by the manufacture and use of bronze tools and weapons
  • noun (classical mythology) the third age of the world, marked by war and violence

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june

  • noun the month following May and preceding July

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two

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one or a numeral representing this number
    II; deuce; 2.
  • noun one of the four playing cards in a deck that have two spots
    deuce.

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mitsvah

  • noun (Judaism) a precept or commandment of the Jewish law
    mitzvah.
  • noun (Judaism) a good deed performed out of religious duty
    mitzvah.

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morn

  • noun the time period between dawn and noon
    morning time; forenoon; morning.
    • I spent the morning running errands

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100years

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trip

  • noun a journey for some purpose (usually including the return)
    • he took a trip to the shopping center
  • noun a hallucinatory experience induced by drugs
    • an acid trip

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lent

  • noun a period of 40 weekdays from Ash Wednesday to Holy Saturday
    Lententide.
  • verb bestow a quality on
    lend; contribute; add; bring; bestow; impart.
    • Her presence lends a certain cachet to the company
    • The music added a lot to the play
    • She brings a special atmosphere to our meetings
    • This adds a light note to the program

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rationalism

  • noun (philosophy) the doctrine that knowledge is acquired by reason without resort to experience
  • noun the theological doctrine that human reason rather than divine revelation establishes religious truth

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bimillennium

  • noun the 2000th anniversary (or the celebration of it)
    bimillenary.
  • noun a span of 2000 years
    bimillenary.

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australian

Of or pertaining to Australia. -- n. A native or an inhabitant of Australia.

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social_season

  • noun the season for major social events

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round-trip_light_time

  • noun the elapsed time it takes for a signal to travel from Earth to a spacecraft (or other body) and back to the starting point
    RTLT.

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millenniumism

  • noun belief in the Christian doctrine of the millennium mentioned in the Book of Revelations
    chiliasm; millenarianism; millenarism.

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hockey

  • noun a game resembling ice hockey that is played on an open field; two opposing teams use curved sticks try to drive a ball into the opponents' net
    field hockey.
  • noun a game played on an ice rink by two opposing teams of six skaters each who try to knock a flat round puck into the opponents' goal with angled sticks
    ice hockey; hockey game.

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first_trimester

  • noun time period extending from the first day of the last menstrual period through 12 weeks of gestation

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diamond

  • noun a transparent piece of diamond that has been cut and polished and is valued as a precious gem
  • noun very hard native crystalline carbon valued as a gem
    adamant.

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deism

  • noun the form of theological rationalism that believes in God on the basis of reason without reference to revelation
    free thought.

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deconstructionism

  • noun a philosophical theory of criticism (usually of literature or film) that seeks to expose deep-seated contradictions in a work by delving below its surface meaning
    deconstruction.

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millenarist

  • noun a person who believes in the coming of the millennium (a time of great peace and prosperity)
    millenarian; chiliast.

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reign

  • noun a period during which something or somebody is dominant or powerful
    • he was helpless under the reign of his egotism
  • noun the period during which a monarch is sovereign
    • during the reign of Henry VIII

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dogma

  • noun a religious doctrine that is proclaimed as true without proof
    tenet.
  • noun a doctrine or code of beliefs accepted as authoritative
    • he believed all the Marxist dogma

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y2k

  • noun the year 2000 in the Gregorian calendar

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millenarism

  • noun belief in the Christian doctrine of the millennium mentioned in the Book of Revelations
    chiliasm; millenarianism; millenniumism.

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probabilism

  • noun a Roman Catholic system of casuistry that when expert opinions differ an actor can follow any solidly probable opinion that he wishes even though some different opinion might be more probable
  • noun (philosophy) the doctrine that (since certainty is unattainable) probability is a sufficient basis for belief and action

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doom

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

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epistle_to_philemon

  • noun a New Testament book containing an epistle from Saint Paul to Philemon asking Philemon to forgive the slave for escaping
    Epistle of Paul the Apostle to Philemon; Philemon.

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millenary

  • noun the 1000th anniversary (or the celebration of it)
    millennium.
  • noun a span of 1000 years
    millennium.

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widowhood

  • noun the time of a woman's life when she is a widow
  • noun the state of being a widow who has not remarried

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high

  • noun a lofty level or position or degree
    • summer temperatures reached an all-time high
  • noun an air mass of higher than normal pressure
    • the east coast benefits from a Bermuda high

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word

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

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hour

  • noun a period of time equal to 1/24th of a day
    hr; 60 minutes.
    • the job will take more than an hour
  • noun clock time
    time of day.
    • the hour is getting late

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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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science

  • noun a particular branch of scientific knowledge
    scientific discipline.
    • the science of genetics
  • noun ability to produce solutions in some problem domain
    skill.
    • the skill of a well-trained boxer
    • the sweet science of pugilism

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mo

  • noun an indefinitely short time
    moment; bit; minute; second.
    • wait just a moment
    • in a mo
    • it only takes a minute
    • in just a bit
  • noun a polyvalent metallic element that resembles chromium and tungsten in its properties; used to strengthen and harden steel
    atomic number 42; molybdenum.

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half-life

  • noun the time required for something to fall to half its initial value (in particular, the time for half the atoms in a radioactive substance to disintegrate)
    half life.

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soul

  • noun the immaterial part of a person; the actuating cause of an individual life
    psyche.
  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; person; individual; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do

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dousing

  • noun the act of wetting something by submerging it
    immersion; ducking; submersion.
  • verb put out, as of a candle or a light
    douse; put out.
    • Douse the lights

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sudden

  • adjective happening without warning or in a short space of time
    • a sudden storm
    • a sudden decision
    • a sudden cure

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nine

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of eight and one
    IX; niner; Nina from Carolina; ennead; 9.
  • noun a team of professional baseball players who play and travel together
    club; baseball club; ball club.
    • each club played six home games with teams in its own division

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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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henry

  • noun a unit of inductance in which an induced electromotive force of one volt is produced when the current is varied at the rate of one ampere per second
    H.
  • noun English chemist who studied the quantities of gas absorbed by water at different temperatures and under different pressures (1775-1836)
    William Henry.

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growing

  • noun (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level
    development; ontogenesis; maturation; ontogeny; growth.
    • he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children
  • noun (electronics) the production of (semiconductor) crystals by slow crystallization from the molten state

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girondism

  • noun the doctrine of the Girondists

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fertile_phase

  • noun the time in the menstrual cycle when fertilization is most likely to be possible (7 days before to 7 days after ovulation)
    fertile period.

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example

  • noun an item of information that is typical of a class or group
    instance; illustration; representative.
    • this patient provides a typical example of the syndrome
    • there is an example on page 10
  • noun a representative form or pattern
    model.
    • I profited from his example

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free_thought

  • noun the form of theological rationalism that believes in God on the basis of reason without reference to revelation
    deism.

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phrase

  • noun an expression consisting of one or more words forming a grammatical constituent of a sentence
  • noun a short musical passage
    musical phrase.

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prehistory

  • noun the time during the development of human culture before the appearance of the written word
    prehistoric culture.

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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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december

The twelfth and last month of the year, containing thirty-one days. During this month occurs the winter solstice.

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sense

  • noun a general conscious awareness
    • a sense of security
    • a sense of happiness
    • a sense of danger
    • a sense of self
  • noun the meaning of a word or expression; the way in which a word or expression or situation can be interpreted
    signified.
    • the dictionary gave several senses for the word
    • in the best sense charity is really a duty
    • the signifier is linked to the signified

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share

  • noun assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group
    portion; part; percentage.
    • he wanted his share in cash
  • noun any of the equal portions into which the capital stock of a corporation is divided and ownership of which is evidenced by a stock certificate
    • he bought 100 shares of IBM at the market price

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phallic_phase

  • noun (psychoanalysis) the third stage in a child's development when awareness of and manipulation of the genitals is supposed to be a primary source of pleasure
    phallic stage.

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autumn

  • noun the season when the leaves fall from the trees
    fall.
    • in the fall of 1973

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poop

  • noun obscene terms for feces
    crap; dirt; shite; turd; shit.
  • noun a stupid foolish person
    nincompoop; ninny.

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rainy_season

  • noun one of the two seasons in tropical climates

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laissez_faire

  • noun the doctrine that government should not interfere in commercial affairs
    individualism.

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imitation

  • noun the doctrine that representations of nature or human behavior should be accurate imitations
  • noun something copied or derived from an original

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caliphate

  • noun the era of Islam's ascendancy from the death of Mohammed until the 13th century; some Moslems still maintain that the Moslem world must always have a calif as head of the community
    • their goal was to reestablish the Caliphate
  • noun the territorial jurisdiction of a caliph

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exiguus

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women's_liberationist

  • noun a supporter of feminism
    women's rightist; libber; feminist.

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kyr

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year_dot

  • noun as long ago as anyone can remember
    • he has been a conductor since the year dot

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counting

  • noun the act of counting; reciting numbers in ascending order
    count; tally; enumeration; reckoning; numeration.
    • the counting continued for several hours
  • verb determine the number or amount of
    count; numerate; number; enumerate.
    • Can you count the books on your shelf?
    • Count your change

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christmas

  • noun period extending from Dec. 24 to Jan. 6
    Yuletide; Christmastide; Christmastime; Yule; Noel.
  • noun a Christian holiday celebrating the birth of Christ; a quarter day in England, Wales, and Ireland
    Dec 25; Christmas Day; Xmas.

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term_of_office

  • noun the term during which some position is held
    incumbency; tenure.

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prohibition_era

  • noun the period from 1920 to 1933 when the sale of alcoholic beverages was prohibited in the United States by a constitutional amendment
    prohibition.

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dennis

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end

  • noun either extremity of something that has length
    terminal.
    • the end of the pier
    • she knotted the end of the thread
    • they rode to the end of the line
    • the terminals of the anterior arches of the fornix
  • noun the point in time at which something ends
    ending.
    • the end of the year
    • the ending of warranty period

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arianist

  • noun an adherent of Arianism (the belief that Jesus Christ was not truly God)

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democracy

  • noun the political orientation of those who favor government by the people or by their elected representatives
  • noun a political system in which the supreme power lies in a body of citizens who can elect people to represent them
    commonwealth; republic.

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end_of_the_world

  • noun (New Testament) day at the end of time following Armageddon when God will decree the fates of all individual humans according to the good and evil of their earthly lives
    Day of Judgment; Day of Judgement; Judgment Day; Last Judgment; Judgement Day; doomsday; eschaton; crack of doom; day of reckoning; Last Day; Last Judgement.
  • noun an unpleasant or disastrous destiny
    doomsday; day of reckoning; doom.
    • everyone was aware of the approaching doom but was helpless to avoid it
    • that's unfortunate but it isn't the end of the world

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clarke

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off-season

  • noun the season when travel is least active and rates are lowest

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nihilism

  • noun a revolutionary doctrine that advocates destruction of the social system for its own sake
  • noun the delusion that things (or everything, including the self) do not exist; a sense that everything is unreal
    nihilistic delusion.

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machine

  • noun any mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks
  • noun an efficient person
    • the boxer was a magnificent fighting machine

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erastianism

  • noun the doctrine that the state is supreme over the church in ecclesiastical matters
    Caesaropapism; Byzantinism.

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sixties

  • noun the decade from 1960 to 1969
    1960s.
  • noun the time of life between 60 and 70
    mid-sixties.

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nihilist

  • noun someone who rejects all theories of morality or religious belief
  • noun an advocate of anarchism
    syndicalist; anarchist.

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significance

  • noun the quality of being significant
    • do not underestimate the significance of nuclear power
  • noun a meaning that is not expressly stated but can be inferred
    import; implication.
    • the significance of his remark became clear only later
    • the expectation was spread both by word and by implication

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buzzword

  • noun stock phrases that have become nonsense through endless repetition
    cant.

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sin

  • noun estrangement from god
    sinfulness; wickedness.
  • noun an act that is regarded by theologians as a transgression of God's will
    sinning.

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scholasticism

  • noun the system of philosophy dominant in medieval Europe; based on Aristotle and the Church Fathers
  • noun orthodoxy of a scholastic variety
    academicism; academism.

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sunday

  • noun first day of the week; observed as a day of rest and worship by most Christians
    Sun; Dominicus; Lord's Day.
  • noun United States evangelist (1862-1935)
    Billy Sunday; William Ashley Sunday.

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lactation

  • noun the period following birth during which milk is secreted
    • lactation normally continues until weaning
  • noun the production and secretion of milk by the mammary glands

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beauty

  • noun the qualities that give pleasure to the senses
  • noun a very attractive or seductive looking woman
    sweetheart; peach; knockout; lulu; smasher; stunner; ravisher; mantrap; dish; looker.

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summer

  • noun the warmest season of the year; in the northern hemisphere it extends from the summer solstice to the autumnal equinox
    summertime.
    • they spent a lazy summer at the shore
  • noun the period of finest development, happiness, or beauty
    • the golden summer of his life

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mortal

  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; soul; person; individual.
    • there was too much for one person to do
  • adjective subject to death
    • mortal beings

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eighty

  • noun the cardinal number that is the product of ten and eight
    LXXX; 80; fourscore.
  • adjective satellite being ten more than seventy
    lxxx; 80; fourscore.

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postmillennium

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reincarnation

  • noun embodiment in a new form (especially the reappearance or a person in another form)
    • his reincarnation as a lion
  • noun a second or new birth
    rebirth; renascence.

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off-day

  • noun a day when things go poorly
    • I guess this is one of my off-days

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birthday

  • noun an anniversary of the day on which a person was born (or the celebration of it)
  • noun the date on which a person was born
    natal day.

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solipsism

  • noun (philosophy) the philosophical theory that the self is all that you know to exist

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prohibition

  • noun a law forbidding the sale of alcoholic beverages
    • in 1920 the 18th amendment to the Constitution established prohibition in the US
  • noun a decree that prohibits something
    ban; proscription.

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date

  • noun the specified day of the month
    day of the month.
    • what is the date today?
  • noun a participant in a date
    escort.
    • his date never stopped talking

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suck

  • noun the act of sucking
    suction; sucking.
  • verb draw into the mouth by creating a practical vacuum in the mouth
    • suck the poison from the place where the snake bit
    • suck on a straw
    • the baby sucked on the mother's breast

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woman

  • noun an adult female person (as opposed to a man)
    adult female.
    • the woman kept house while the man hunted
  • noun a female person who plays a significant role (wife or mistress or girlfriend) in the life of a particular man
    • he was faithful to his woman

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bloom

  • noun the organic process of bearing flowers
    blooming.
    • you will stop all bloom if you let the flowers go to seed
  • noun reproductive organ of angiosperm plants especially one having showy or colorful parts
    blossom; flower.

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canicular_days

  • noun the hot period between early July and early September; a period of inactivity
    dog days; canicule.

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term_of_enlistment

  • noun a period of time spent in military service
    hitch; tour; enlistment; duty tour; tour of duty.

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passivism

  • noun the doctrine that all violence is unjustifiable
    pacificism; pacifism.

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short

  • noun the location on a baseball field where the shortstop is stationed
  • noun accidental contact between two points in an electric circuit that have a potential difference
    short circuit.

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natural

  • noun someone regarded as certain to succeed
    • he's a natural for the job
  • noun a notation cancelling a previous sharp or flat
    cancel.

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church_doctrine

  • noun the written body of teachings of a religious group that are generally accepted by that group
    gospel; religious doctrine; creed.

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light

  • noun (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation
    visible light; visible radiation.
    • the light was filtered through a soft glass window
  • noun any device serving as a source of illumination
    light source.
    • he stopped the car and turned off the lights

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hockey_season

  • noun the season when hockey is played

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deutsche

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holy_week

  • noun the week before Easter
    Passion Week.

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leisure_time

  • noun time available for ease and relaxation
    leisure.
    • his job left him little leisure

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real_time

  • noun the actual time that it takes a process to occur
    • information is updated in real time
  • noun (computer science) the time it takes for a process under computer control to occur

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lactate

  • noun a salt or ester of lactic acid
  • verb give suck to
    wet-nurse; suckle; breastfeed; give suck; suck; nurse.
    • The wetnurse suckled the infant
    • You cannot nurse your baby in public in some places

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eventide

  • noun the latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall)
    even; evening; eve.
    • he enjoyed the evening light across the lake

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half_life

  • noun the time required for something to fall to half its initial value (in particular, the time for half the atoms in a radioactive substance to disintegrate)
    half-life.

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confucianism

  • noun the teachings of Confucius emphasizing love for humanity; high value given to learning and to devotion to family (including ancestors); peace; justice; influenced the traditional culture of China

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secretory_phase

  • noun the second half of the menstrual cycle after ovulation; the corpus luteum secretes progesterone which prepares the endometrium for the implantation of an embryo; if fertilization does not occur then menstrual flow begins
    luteal phase.

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blue_moon

  • noun a long time
    • something that happens once in blue moon almost never happens

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multimillennial

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366_days

  • noun in the Gregorian calendar: any year divisible by 4 except centenary years divisible by 400
    intercalary year; bissextile year; leap year.

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palaeolithic

  • noun second part of the Stone Age beginning about 750,00 to 500,000 years BC and lasting until the end of the last ice age about 8,500 years BC
    Paleolithic Age; Paleolithic.
  • adjective of or relating to the second period of the Stone Age (following the eolithic)
    paleolithic.
    • paleolithic artifacts

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office

  • noun place of business where professional or clerical duties are performed
    business office.
    • he rented an office in the new building
  • noun an administrative unit of government
    agency; authority; bureau; federal agency; government agency.
    • the Central Intelligence Agency
    • the Census Bureau
    • Office of Management and Budget
    • Tennessee Valley Authority

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astronomical

  • adjective relating or belonging to the science of astronomy
    astronomic.
    • astronomic telescope
  • adjective satellite inconceivably large
    galactic; astronomic.

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empiricist_philosophy

  • noun (philosophy) the doctrine that knowledge derives from experience
    sensationalism; empiricism.

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midnight

  • noun 12 o'clock at night; the middle of the night
    • young children should not be allowed to stay up until midnight

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years

  • noun a late time of life
    geezerhood; age; old age; eld.
    • old age is not for sissies
    • he's showing his years
    • age hasn't slowed him down at all
    • a beard white with eld
    • on the brink of geezerhood
  • noun a prolonged period of time
    age; long time.
    • we've known each other for ages
    • I haven't been there for years and years

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academic_session

  • noun the time during which a school holds classes
    school term; session; academic term.
    • they had to shorten the school term

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silver_jubilee

  • noun an anniversary celebrating the passage of 25 years

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yearthousand

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foreordination

  • noun (theology) being determined in advance; especially the doctrine (usually associated with Calvin) that God has foreordained every event throughout eternity (including the final salvation of mankind)
    predetermination; preordination; predestination.

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theanthropism

  • noun (theology) the doctrine that Jesus was a union of the human and the divine
  • noun the representation of objects (especially a god) as having human form or traits
    anthropomorphism.

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adolescence

  • noun the time period between the beginning of puberty and adulthood
  • noun in the state that someone is in between puberty and adulthood

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culmination

  • noun a final climactic stage
    apogee.
    • their achievements stand as a culmination of centuries of development
  • noun (astronomy) a heavenly body's highest celestial point above an observer's horizon

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wet-nurse

  • noun a woman hired to suckle a child of someone else
    wetnurse; wet nurse; amah.
  • verb give suck to
    suckle; breastfeed; give suck; lactate; suck; nurse.
    • The wetnurse suckled the infant
    • You cannot nurse your baby in public in some places

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march

  • noun the month following February and preceding April
    Mar.
  • noun the act of marching; walking with regular steps (especially in a procession of some kind)
    marching.
    • it was a long march
    • we heard the sound of marching

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significant_digit

  • noun any digit of a number that is known with certainty; any digit of a number beginning with the leftmost non-zero digit and ending with the rightmost non-zero digit (or a zero considered to be the exact value)
    significant figure.
    • he calculated the answer to four significant figures

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animist

  • noun one who accepts the doctrine of animism
  • adjective of or pertaining to the doctrine of animism
    animistic.

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middle_paleolithic

  • noun the time period of Neanderthal man; ended about 35,000 years BC

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presence

  • noun the state of being present; current existence
    • he tested for the presence of radon
  • noun the immediate proximity of someone or something
    front.
    • she blushed in his presence
    • he sensed the presence of danger
    • he was well behaved in front of company

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scully

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semicentennial

  • noun the 50th anniversary (or the celebration of it)
    semicentenary.
  • adjective of or relating to or marking the 50th anniversary
    semicentenary.

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environmentalism

  • noun the philosophical doctrine that environment is more important than heredity in determining intellectual growth
  • noun the activity of protecting the environment from pollution or destruction

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absence

  • noun the state of being absent
    • he was surprised by the absence of any explanation
  • noun failure to be present

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reuters

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lustrum

  • noun a period of five years
  • noun a ceremonial purification of the Roman population every five years following the census

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spell

  • noun a psychological state induced by (or as if induced by) a magical incantation
    enchantment; trance.
  • noun a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else)
    go; turn; tour.
    • it's my go
    • a spell of work

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bout

  • noun (sports) a division during which one team is on the offensive
    turn; round.
  • noun a period of illness
    • a bout of fever
    • a bout of depression

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holiday

  • noun leisure time away from work devoted to rest or pleasure
    vacation.
    • we get two weeks of vacation every summer
    • we took a short holiday in Puerto Rico
  • noun a day on which work is suspended by law or custom
    • no mail is delivered on federal holidays
    • it's a good thing that New Year's was a holiday because everyone had a hangover

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apogee

  • noun a final climactic stage
    culmination.
    • their achievements stand as a culmination of centuries of development
  • noun apoapsis in Earth orbit; the point in its orbit where a satellite is at the greatest distance from the Earth

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antiestablishmentism

  • noun the doctrine of opposition to the social and political establishment
    antiestablishmentarianism.

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animism

  • noun the doctrine that all natural objects and the universe itself have souls
    • animism is common among primitive peoples

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transubstantiation

  • noun the Roman Catholic doctrine that the whole substance of the bread and the wine changes into the substance of the body and blood of Christ when consecrated in the Eucharist
  • noun an act that changes the form or character or substance of something
    transmutation.

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absolutism

  • noun dominance through threat of punishment and violence
    tyranny; despotism.
  • noun a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.)
    tyranny; dictatorship; monocracy; Stalinism; shogunate; authoritarianism; despotism; one-man rule; Caesarism; totalitarianism.

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centenary

  • noun the 100th anniversary (or the celebration of it)
    centennial.
  • adjective of or relating to or completing a period of 100 years
    centennial.
    • centennial celebration

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evening

  • noun the latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall)
    even; eventide; eve.
    • he enjoyed the evening light across the lake
  • noun a later concluding time period
    • it was the evening of the Roman Empire

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somebody

  • noun a human being
    someone; soul; person; individual; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do

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equinoctial

  • noun the great circle on the celestial sphere midway between the celestial poles
    celestial equator; equinoctial line; equinoctial circle.
  • adjective relating to the vicinity of the equator

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ethicism

  • noun a doctrine that ethics and ethical ideas are valid and important
    • his ethicism often led him to moralize

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relativism

  • noun (philosophy) the philosophical doctrine that all criteria of judgment are relative to the individuals and situations involved

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practice

  • noun a customary way of operation or behavior
    pattern.
    • it is their practice to give annual raises
    • they changed their dietary pattern
  • noun systematic training by multiple repetitions
    recitation; practice session; drill; exercise.
    • practice makes perfect

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term_of_a_contract

  • noun the period of time during which a contract conveying property to a person is in effect
    lease.

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mid-seventies

  • noun the time of life between 70 and 80
    seventies.

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quattrocento

  • noun the 15th century in Italian art and literature

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paleolithic

  • noun second part of the Stone Age beginning about 750,00 to 500,000 years BC and lasting until the end of the last ice age about 8,500 years BC
    Paleolithic Age; Palaeolithic.
  • adjective of or relating to the second period of the Stone Age (following the eolithic)
    palaeolithic.
    • paleolithic artifacts

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universalism

  • noun the theological doctrine that all people will eventually be saved

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yule

  • noun period extending from Dec. 24 to Jan. 6
    Yuletide; Christmastide; Christmastime; Noel; Christmas.

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equalitarianism

  • noun the doctrine of the equality of mankind and the desirability of political and economic and social equality
    egalitarianism.

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shivah

  • noun (Judaism) a period of seven days of mourning after the death of close relative
    shibah; shiva.
    • the family is sitting shiva

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half

  • noun one of two equal parts of a divisible whole
    one-half.
    • half a loaf
    • half an hour
    • a century and one half
  • noun one of two divisions into which some games or performances are divided: the two divisions are separated by an interval

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one

  • noun the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number
    ace; I; unity; 1; single.
    • he has the one but will need a two and three to go with it
    • they had lunch at one
  • noun a single person or thing
    • he is the best one
    • this is the one I ordered

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day

  • noun time for Earth to make a complete rotation on its axis
    twenty-four hours; mean solar day; twenty-four hour period; solar day; 24-hour interval.
    • two days later they left
    • they put on two performances every day
    • there are 30,000 passengers per day
  • noun some point or period in time
    • it should arrive any day now
    • after that day she never trusted him again
    • those were the days
    • these days it is not unusual

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ethicist

  • noun a philosopher who specializes in ethics
    ethician.

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spiritualism

  • noun (theology) any doctrine that asserts the separate existence of God
  • noun the belief that the spirits of dead people can communicate with people who are still alive (especially via a medium)

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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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hereafter

  • noun life after death
    afterlife.
  • noun the time yet to come
    time to come; future; futurity.

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fair

  • noun a traveling show; having sideshows and rides and games of skill etc.
    funfair; carnival.
  • noun gathering of producers to promote business
    • world fair
    • trade fair
    • book fair

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january

The first month of the year, containing thirty-one days. ✍ Before the adoption of New Style, the commencement of the year was usually reckoned from March 25.

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seinfeld

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religious_doctrine

  • noun the written body of teachings of a religious group that are generally accepted by that group
    gospel; church doctrine; creed.

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someone

  • noun a human being
    somebody; soul; person; individual; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do

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philemon

  • noun (Greek mythology) a simple countryman who offered hospitality to Zeus and Hermes when they came to earth without revealing their identities in order to test people's piety
  • noun (New Testament) a Christian (probably living in Colossae) whose slave escaped and went to see Saint Paul

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premillennialism

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spiritualist

  • noun someone who serves as an intermediary between the living and the dead
    medium; sensitive.
    • he consulted several mediums
  • adjective of or relating to or connected with spiritualism
    spiritualistic.

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eighties

  • noun the decade from 1880 to 1889
    1880s.
  • noun the decade from 1980 to 1989
    1980s.

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quarter

  • noun one of four equal parts
    twenty-five percent; fourth part; one-quarter; quartern; one-fourth; fourth.
    • a quarter of a pound
  • noun a district of a city having some distinguishing character
    • the Latin Quarter

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week_from_monday

  • noun a time period of a week or more
    • a week from Monday will be too soon!

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realism

  • noun the attribute of accepting the facts of life and favoring practicality and literal truth
    pragmatism.
  • noun the state of being actual or real
    realness; reality.
    • the reality of his situation slowly dawned on him

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daoism

  • noun philosophical system developed by Lao-tzu and Chuang-tzu advocating a simple honest life and noninterference with the course of natural events
    Taoism.

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financial

  • adjective involving financial matters
    fiscal.
    • fiscal responsibility

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pacificist

  • noun someone opposed to violence as a means of settling disputes
    disarmer; pacifist.

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generation

  • noun all the people living at the same time or of approximately the same age
    coevals; contemporaries.
  • noun group of genetically related organisms constituting a single step in the line of descent

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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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hard

  • adjective not easy; requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish or comprehend or endure
    difficult.
    • a difficult task
    • nesting places on the cliffs are difficult of access
    • difficult times
    • why is it so hard for you to keep a secret?
  • adjective dispassionate;
    • took a hard look
    • a hard bargainer

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calendar_day

  • noun a day reckoned from midnight to midnight
    civil day.

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irredentism

  • noun the doctrine that irredenta should be controlled by the country to which they are ethnically or historically related
    irridentism.

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eve

  • noun the day before
    • he always arrives on the eve of her departure
  • noun (Old Testament) Adam's wife in Judeo-Christian mythology: the first woman and mother of the human race; God created Eve from Adam's rib and placed Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden

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forenoon

  • noun the time period between dawn and noon
    morning time; morn; morning.
    • I spent the morning running errands

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favour

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

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church_year

  • noun the year in the ecclesiastical calendar; especially feast days and special seasons
    Christian year.

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genital_stage

  • noun (psychoanalysis) the fifth sexual and social stage in a person's development occurring during adolescence; interest focuses on sexual activity
    genital phase.

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fortnight

  • noun a period of fourteen consecutive days
    two weeks.
    • most major tennis tournaments last a fortnight

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measurement

  • noun the act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule
    measuring; mensuration; measure.
    • the measurements were carefully done
    • his mental measurings proved remarkably accurate

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shelf_life

  • noun the length of time a packaged food or drug will last without deteriorating

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dawn

  • noun the first light of day
    sunup; daybreak; break of day; dawning; aurora; morning; break of the day; first light; dayspring; cockcrow; sunrise.
    • we got up before dawn
    • they talked until morning
  • noun the earliest period
    morning.
    • the dawn of civilization
    • the morning of the world

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ecumenicism

  • noun (Christianity) the doctrine of the ecumenical movement that promotes cooperation and better understanding among different religious denominations: aimed at universal Christian unity
    ecumenicalism; ecumenism.

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event

  • noun something that happens at a given place and time
  • noun a special set of circumstances
    case.
    • in that event, the first possibility is excluded
    • it may rain in which case the picnic will be canceled

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byzantinism

  • noun the doctrine that the state is supreme over the church in ecclesiastical matters
    Erastianism; Caesaropapism.

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rainy_day

  • noun a (future) time of financial need
    • I am saving for a rainy day

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dry_season

  • noun one of the two seasons in tropical climates

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flower

  • noun a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
  • noun reproductive organ of angiosperm plants especially one having showy or colorful parts
    blossom; bloom.

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civil_day

  • noun a day reckoned from midnight to midnight
    calendar day.

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school_of_thought

  • noun a belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school
    philosophical system; philosophy; ism; doctrine.

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caesaropapism

  • noun the doctrine that the state is supreme over the church in ecclesiastical matters
    Erastianism; Byzantinism.

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morning_time

  • noun the time period between dawn and noon
    forenoon; morn; morning.
    • I spent the morning running errands

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philosophical_doctrine

  • noun a doctrine accepted by adherents to a philosophy
    philosophical theory.

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douglas

  • noun United States politician who proposed that individual territories be allowed to decide whether they would have slavery; he engaged in a famous series of debates with Abraham Lincoln (1813-1861)
    Stephen Arnold Douglas; Little Giant; Stephen A. Douglas.

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oral_phase

  • noun (psychoanalysis) the first sexual and social stage of an infant's development; the mouth is the focus of the libido and satisfaction comes from suckling and chewing and biting
    oral stage.

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content

  • noun everything that is included in a collection and that is held or included in something
    • he emptied the contents of his pockets
    • the two groups were similar in content
  • noun what a communication that is about something is about
    message; substance; subject matter.

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method

  • noun a way of doing something, especially a systematic way; implies an orderly logical arrangement (usually in steps)
  • noun an acting technique introduced by Stanislavsky in which the actor recalls emotions or reactions from his or her own life and uses them to identify with the character being portrayed
    method acting.

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predestinationist

  • noun anyone who submits to the belief that they are powerless to change their destiny
    determinist; fatalist; predestinarian.

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millennium

  • noun a span of 1000 years
    millenary.
  • noun (New Testament) in Revelations it is foretold that those faithful to Jesus will reign with Jesus over the earth for a thousand years; the meaning of these words have been much debated; some denominations (e.g. Jehovah's Witnesses) expect it to be a thousand years of justice and peace and happiness

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teens

  • noun the time of life between the ages of 12 and 20
  • noun all the numbers that end in -teen

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print

  • noun the text appearing in a book, newspaper, or other printed publication
    • I want to see it in print
  • noun a picture or design printed from an engraving

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financial_year

  • noun any accounting period of 12 months
    fiscal year.

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neonatal_period

  • noun the first 28 days of life

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issue

  • noun an important question that is in dispute and must be settled
    • the issue could be settled by requiring public education for everyone
    • politicians never discuss the real issues
  • noun one of a series published periodically
    number.
    • she found an old issue of the magazine in her dentist's waiting room

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diakinesis

  • noun the final stage of the prophase of meiosis

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ethician

  • noun a philosopher who specializes in ethics
    ethicist.

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philosophy

  • noun a belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school
    philosophical system; school of thought; ism; doctrine.
  • noun the rational investigation of questions about existence and knowledge and ethics

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off_year

  • noun a year in which productivity is low or inferior
  • noun a year in which no major political elections are held

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manichaean

  • noun an adherent of Manichaeism
    Manichee; Manichean.
  • adjective of or relating to the philosophical doctrine of dualism
    dualistic.
    • a Manichaean conflict between good and evil

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existentialism

  • noun (philosophy) a 20th-century philosophical movement chiefly in Europe; assumes that people are entirely free and thus responsible for what they make of themselves
    existential philosophy; existentialist philosophy.

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pacifist

  • noun someone opposed to violence as a means of settling disputes
    pacificist; disarmer.
  • adjective satellite opposed to war
    dovish; pacifistic.

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free

  • noun people who are free
    free people.
    • the home of the free and the brave
  • verb grant freedom to; free from confinement
    unloosen; unloose; loose; release; liberate.

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existentialist

  • noun a philosopher who emphasizes freedom of choice and personal responsibility but who regards human existence in a hostile universe as unexplainable
    existentialist philosopher; existential philosopher.
  • adjective relating to or involving existentialism
    • existentialist movement
    • existentialist philosophy
    • the existentialist character of his ideas

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fertile_period

  • noun the time in the menstrual cycle when fertilization is most likely to be possible (7 days before to 7 days after ovulation)
    fertile phase.

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space_age

  • noun the age beginning with the first space travel; from 1957 to the present

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long_haul

  • noun a journey over a long distance
    • it's a long haul from New York to Los Angeles
  • noun a period of time sufficient for factors to work themselves out
    long run.
    • in the long run we will win
    • in the long run we will all be dead
    • he performed well over the long haul

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exhibition_season

  • noun the time before the regular games begin when football or baseball teams play practice games

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sudden_death

  • noun (sports) overtime in which play is stopped as soon as one contestant scores; e.g. football and golf

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beginning

  • noun the event consisting of the start of something
    • the beginning of the war
  • noun the time at which something is supposed to begin
    outset; get-go; showtime; starting time; kickoff; start; offset; commencement; first.
    • they got an early start
    • she knew from the get-go that he was the man for her

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implication

  • noun something that is inferred (deduced or entailed or implied)
    deduction; entailment.
    • his resignation had political implications
  • noun a meaning that is not expressly stated but can be inferred
    import; significance.
    • the significance of his remark became clear only later
    • the expectation was spread both by word and by implication

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reign_of_terror

  • noun any period of brutal suppression thought to resemble the Reign of Terror in France
  • noun the historic period (1793-94) during the French Revolution when thousands were executed
    • the Reign of the Bourbons ended and the Reign of Terror began

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humanist

  • noun a classical scholar or student of the liberal arts
  • noun an advocate of the principles of humanism; someone concerned with the interests and welfare of humans
    humanitarian.

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yard

  • noun a unit of length equal to 3 feet; defined as 91.44 centimeters; originally taken to be the average length of a stride
    pace.
  • noun the enclosed land around a house or other building
    curtilage; grounds.
    • it was a small house with almost no yard

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slice

  • noun a share of something
    piece.
    • a slice of the company's revenue
  • noun a serving that has been cut from a larger portion
    piece.
    • a piece of pie
    • a slice of bread

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september

  • noun the month following August and preceding October
    Sept; Sep.

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materialism

  • noun a desire for wealth and material possessions with little interest in ethical or spiritual matters
    philistinism.
  • noun (philosophy) the philosophical theory that matter is the only reality
    physicalism.

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transition

  • noun the act of passing from one state or place to the next
    passage.
  • noun an event that results in a transformation
    conversion; changeover.

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secularism

  • noun a doctrine that rejects religion and religious considerations

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days

  • noun the time during which someone's life continues
    years.
    • the monarch's last days
    • in his final years
  • noun time for Earth to make a complete rotation on its axis
    twenty-four hours; mean solar day; twenty-four hour period; solar day; day; 24-hour interval.
    • two days later they left
    • they put on two performances every day
    • there are 30,000 passengers per day

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times

  • noun a more or less definite period of time now or previously present
    • it was a sign of the times
  • noun an arithmetic operation that is the inverse of division; the product of two numbers is computed
    multiplication.
    • the multiplication of four by three gives twelve
    • four times three equals twelve

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virgin_birth

  • noun human conception without fertilization by a man
    parthenogeny; parthenogenesis.
  • noun the theological doctrine that Jesus Christ had no human father; Christians believe that Jesus's birth fulfilled Old Testament prophecies and was attended by miracles; the Nativity is celebrated at Christmas
    Nativity.

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festival

  • noun a day or period of time set aside for feasting and celebration
  • noun an organized series of acts and performances (usually in one place)
    fete.
    • a drama festival

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american

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

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secularist

  • noun an advocate of secularism; someone who believes that religion should be excluded from government and education

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ism

  • noun a belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school
    philosophical system; philosophy; school of thought; doctrine.

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consubstantiation

  • noun the doctrine of the High Anglican Church that after the consecration of the Eucharist the substance of the body and blood of Christ coexists with the substance of the consecrated bread and wine

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testament

  • noun a profession of belief
    • he stated his political testament
  • noun a legal document declaring a person's wishes regarding the disposal of their property when they die
    will.

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existential

  • adjective satellite derived from experience or the experience of existence
    experiential.
    • the rich experiential content of the teachings of the older philosophers"- Benjamin Farrington
    • formal logicians are not concerned with existential matters"- John Dewey
  • adjective of or as conceived by existentialism
    • an existential moment of choice

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menstrual

  • adjective of or relating to menstruation or the menses
    catamenial.
    • menstrual period

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travel

  • noun the act of going from one place to another
    travelling; traveling.
    • he enjoyed selling but he hated the travel
  • noun a movement through space that changes the location of something
    change of location.

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childhood

  • noun the time of person's life when they are a child
  • noun the state of a child between infancy and adolescence
    puerility.

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silver

  • noun a soft white precious univalent metallic element having the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of any metal; occurs in argentite and in free form; used in coins and jewelry and tableware and photography
    atomic number 47; Ag.
  • noun coins made of silver

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first

  • noun the first or highest in an ordering or series
    number one.
    • He wanted to be the first
  • noun the first element in a countable series
    number 1; number one.
    • the first of the month

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origin

  • noun the place where something begins, where it springs into being
    root; beginning; rootage; source.
    • the Italian beginning of the Renaissance
    • Jupiter was the origin of the radiation
    • Pittsburgh is the source of the Ohio River
    • communism's Russian root
  • noun properties attributable to your ancestry
    extraction; descent.
    • he comes from good origins

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zurvanism

  • noun a Zoroastrian sect that claims Zurvan was the ultimate source of the universe
  • noun a heretical Zoroastrian doctrine holding that Zurvan was the ultimate source of the universe and that both Ahura Mazda and Ahriman were Zurvan's offspring

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field_day

  • noun (military) a day for military exercises and display
  • noun a day for outdoor athletic competition

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usance

  • noun the period of time permitted by commercial usage for the payment of a bill of exchange (especially a foreign bill of exchange)
  • noun (economics) the utilization of economic goods to satisfy needs or in manufacturing
    use of goods and services; use; economic consumption; consumption.
    • the consumption of energy has increased steadily

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third

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

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prehistoric

  • adjective satellite belonging to or existing in times before recorded history
    prehistorical.
    • prehistoric settlements
    • prehistoric peoples
  • adjective of or relating to times before written history
    • prehistoric archeology

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dickie

  • noun a small third seat in the back of an old-fashioned two-seater
    dickey; dicky; dicky-seat; dickie-seat; dickey-seat.
  • noun a man's detachable insert (usually starched) to simulate the front of a shirt
    dicky; shirtfront; dickey.

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umpire

  • noun an official at a baseball game
    ump.
  • noun someone chosen to judge and decide a disputed issue
    arbitrator; arbiter.
    • the critic was considered to be an arbiter of modern literature
    • the arbitrator's authority derived from the consent of the disputants
    • an umpire was appointed to settle the tax case

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philosophical

  • adjective of or relating to philosophy or philosophers
    philosophic.
    • philosophical writing
    • a considerable knowledge of philosophical terminology
  • adjective satellite characterized by the attitude of a philosopher; meeting trouble with level-headed detachment
    philosophic.
    • philosophical resignation
    • a philosophic attitude toward life

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leave_of_absence

  • noun the period of time during which you are absent from work or duty
    leave.
    • a ten day's leave to visit his mother

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peak_season

  • noun the season when travel is most active and rates are highest
    high season.
    • they traveled to Europe in high season

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probation

  • noun a trial period during which your character and abilities are tested to see whether you are suitable for work or for membership
  • noun a trial period during which an offender has time to redeem himself or herself

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phase_of_cell_division

  • noun a stage in meiosis or mitosis

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arianism

  • noun heretical doctrine taught by Arius that asserted the radical primacy of the Father over the Son

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slumber

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

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quatercentenary

  • noun the 400th anniversary (or the celebration of it)
    quatercentennial.

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silly_season

  • noun a time usually late summer characterized by exaggerated news stories about frivolous matters for want of real news

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philosophical_theory

  • noun a doctrine accepted by adherents to a philosophy
    philosophical doctrine.

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basketball

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

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thirties

  • noun the time of life between 30 and 40
    thirty-something; mid-thirties.
  • noun the decade from 1930 to 1939
    1930s.

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roman_times

  • noun the time period during which Rome dominated Europe

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monday

  • noun the second day of the week; the first working day
    Mon.

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overtime

  • noun work done in addition to regular working hours
  • noun playing time beyond regulation, to break a tie
    extra time.

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blossom

  • noun reproductive organ of angiosperm plants especially one having showy or colorful parts
    flower; bloom.
  • noun the period of greatest prosperity or productivity
    prime; flower; efflorescence; peak; flush; bloom; heyday.

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depravity

  • noun moral perversion; impairment of virtue and moral principles
    putrefaction; depravation; corruption; degeneracy.
    • the luxury and corruption among the upper classes
    • moral degeneracy followed intellectual degeneration
    • its brothels, its opium parlors, its depravity
    • Rome had fallen into moral putrefaction
  • noun a corrupt or depraved or degenerate act or practice
    turpitude.
    • the various turpitudes of modern society

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night

  • noun the time after sunset and before sunrise while it is dark outside
    dark; nighttime.
  • noun a period of ignorance or backwardness or gloom

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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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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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doomsday

  • noun (New Testament) day at the end of time following Armageddon when God will decree the fates of all individual humans according to the good and evil of their earthly lives
    Day of Judgment; Day of Judgement; Judgment Day; Last Judgment; Judgement Day; eschaton; crack of doom; day of reckoning; end of the world; Last Day; Last Judgement.
  • noun an unpleasant or disastrous destiny
    day of reckoning; doom; end of the world.
    • everyone was aware of the approaching doom but was helpless to avoid it
    • that's unfortunate but it isn't the end of the world

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irridentism

  • noun the doctrine that irredenta should be controlled by the country to which they are ethnically or historically related
    irredentism.

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regulation

  • noun an authoritative rule
    ordinance.
  • noun a principle or condition that customarily governs behavior
    rule.
    • it was his rule to take a walk before breakfast
    • short haircuts were the regulation

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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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draft

  • noun a document ordering the payment of money; drawn by one person or bank on another
    order of payment; bill of exchange.
  • noun a current of air (usually coming into a chimney or room or vehicle)
    draught.

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statement

  • noun a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc
    • according to his statement he was in London on that day
  • noun a fact or assertion offered as evidence that something is true
    argument.
    • it was a strong argument that his hypothesis was true

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convention

  • noun a large formal assembly
    • political convention
  • noun something regarded as a normative example
    formula; pattern; normal; rule.
    • the convention of not naming the main character
    • violence is the rule not the exception
    • his formula for impressing visitors

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paleolithic_age

  • noun second part of the Stone Age beginning about 750,00 to 500,000 years BC and lasting until the end of the last ice age about 8,500 years BC
    Palaeolithic; Paleolithic.

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mid-fifties

  • noun the time of life between 50 and 60
    fifties.

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hundred

  • noun ten 10s
    one C; 100; C; century.
  • adjective satellite being ten more than ninety
    100; c; one hundred.

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frame

  • noun the framework for a pair of eyeglasses
  • noun a single one of a series of still transparent pictures forming a cinema, television or video film

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lease

  • noun property that is leased or rented out or let
    letting; rental.
  • noun a contract granting use or occupation of property during a specified time for a specified payment

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noviciate

  • noun the period during which you are a novice (especially in a religious order)
    novitiate.

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summertime

  • noun the warmest season of the year; in the northern hemisphere it extends from the summer solstice to the autumnal equinox
    summer.
    • they spent a lazy summer at the shore

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phenomenology

  • noun a philosophical doctrine proposed by Edmund Husserl based on the study of human experience in which considerations of objective reality are not taken into account

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air_alert

  • noun the time period during which military and civilian agencies are prepared for an enemy air attack
  • noun the condition in which combat aircraft are airborne and ready for an operation
    • aircraft in the Mideast are on air alert

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season

  • noun a period of the year marked by special events or activities in some field
    • he celebrated his 10th season with the ballet company
    • she always looked forward to the avocado season
  • noun one of the natural periods into which the year is divided by the equinoxes and solstices or atmospheric conditions
    time of year.
    • the regular sequence of the seasons

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nobody

  • noun a person of no influence
    cipher; nonentity; cypher.

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establishmentarianism

  • noun the doctrine of supporting the social or political establishment
    establishmentism.

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phase_of_the_moon

  • noun a time when the Moon presents a particular recurring appearance

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social_reformer

  • noun a disputant who advocates reform
    reformer; meliorist; reformist; crusader.

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secular_humanism

  • noun the doctrine emphasizing a person's capacity for self-realization through reason; rejects religion and the supernatural
    humanism.

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lower_paleolithic

  • noun the oldest part of the Paleolithic Age with the emergence of the hand ax; ended about 120,000 years ago

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preordination

  • noun (theology) being determined in advance; especially the doctrine (usually associated with Calvin) that God has foreordained every event throughout eternity (including the final salvation of mankind)
    predetermination; foreordination; predestination.

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fall

  • noun the season when the leaves fall from the trees
    autumn.
    • in the fall of 1973
  • noun a sudden drop from an upright position
    tumble; spill.
    • he had a nasty spill on the ice

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nurse

  • noun one skilled in caring for young children or the sick (usually under the supervision of a physician)
  • noun a woman who is the custodian of children
    nursemaid; nanny.

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predestinarian

  • noun anyone who submits to the belief that they are powerless to change their destiny
    determinist; fatalist; predestinationist.
  • adjective of or relating to predestination; holding the doctrine of predestination

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grace

  • noun (Christian theology) a state of sanctification by God; the state of one who is under such divine influence
    state of grace; saving grace.
    • the conception of grace developed alongside the conception of sin
    • it was debated whether saving grace could be obtained outside the membership of the church
    • the Virgin lived in a state of grace
  • noun elegance and beauty of movement or expression
    gracility.
    • a beautiful figure which she used in subtle movements of unparalleled grace

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mid-thirties

  • noun the time of life between 30 and 40
    thirty-something; thirties.

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king

  • noun a male sovereign; ruler of a kingdom
    male monarch; Rex.
  • noun a competitor who holds a preeminent position
    world-beater; queen.

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television

  • noun broadcasting visual images of stationary or moving objects
    telecasting; TV; video.
    • she is a star of screen and video
    • Television is a medium because it is neither rare nor well done" - Ernie Kovacs
  • noun a telecommunication system that transmits images of objects (stationary or moving) between distant points
    television system.

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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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mitzvah

  • noun (Judaism) a precept or commandment of the Jewish law
    mitsvah.
  • noun (Judaism) a good deed performed out of religious duty
    mitsvah.

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minister

  • noun a person authorized to conduct religious worship
    curate; pastor; rector; minister of religion; parson.
    • clergymen are usually called ministers in Protestant churches
  • noun a person appointed to a high office in the government
    government minister.
    • Minister of Finance

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culture

  • noun a particular society at a particular time and place
    civilization; civilisation.
    • early Mayan civilization
  • noun the tastes in art and manners that are favored by a social group

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zygotene

  • noun the second stage of the prophase of meiosis

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wet

  • noun wetness caused by water
    moisture.
    • drops of wet gleamed on the window
  • verb cause to become wet
    • Wet your face

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zero

  • noun a quantity of no importance
    cypher; aught; zip; nil; nada; nix; cipher; zilch; goose egg; zippo; nothing; naught; null.
    • it looked like nothing I had ever seen before
    • reduced to nil all the work we had done
    • we racked up a pathetic goose egg
    • it was all for naught
    • I didn't hear zilch about it
  • noun a mathematical element that when added to another number yields the same number
    0; nought; cipher; cypher.

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optimism

  • noun the optimistic feeling that all is going to turn out well
  • noun a general disposition to expect the best in all things

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youth

  • noun a young person (especially a young man or boy)
    young person; spring chicken; younker.
  • noun young people collectively
    young.
    • rock music appeals to the young
    • youth everywhere rises in revolt

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matter

  • noun a vaguely specified concern
    thing; affair.
    • several matters to attend to
    • it is none of your affair
    • things are going well
  • noun some situation or event that is thought about
    topic; issue; subject.
    • he kept drifting off the topic
    • he had been thinking about the subject for several years
    • it is a matter for the police

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sweden

  • noun a Scandinavian kingdom in the eastern part of the Scandinavian Peninsula
    Sverige; Kingdom of Sweden.

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contextualism

  • noun any doctrine emphasizing the importance of the context in solving problems or establishing the meaning of terms

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day_of_remembrance

  • noun the date on which an event occurred in some previous year (or the celebration of it)
    anniversary.

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spare_time

  • noun time available for hobbies and other activities that you enjoy
    free time.
  • noun time that is free from duties or responsibilities
    free time.

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iron

  • noun a heavy ductile magnetic metallic element; is silver-white in pure form but readily rusts; used in construction and tools and armament; plays a role in the transport of oxygen by the blood
    atomic number 26; Fe.
  • noun a golf club that has a relatively narrow metal head

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aesthetic

  • noun (philosophy) a philosophical theory as to what is beautiful
    esthetic.
    • he despised the esthetic of minimalism
  • adjective relating to or dealing with the subject of aesthetics
    esthetic.
    • aesthetic values

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divine_right

  • noun the doctrine that kings derive their right to rule directly from God and are not accountable to their subjects; rebellion is the worst of political crimes
    divine right of kings.
    • the doctrine of the divine right of kings was enunciated by the Stuarts in Britain in the 16th century

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beauty_sleep

  • noun sleep before midnight

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dana

  • noun Celtic goddess who was the mother of the Tuatha De Danann; identified with the Welsh Don
    Danu.

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rosicrucianism

  • noun the theological doctrine that venerates the rose and the cross as symbols of Christ's Resurrection and redemption; claims various occult powers

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rag

  • noun a small piece of cloth or paper
    tatter; shred; tag; tag end.
  • noun a week at British universities during which side-shows and processions of floats are organized to raise money for charities
    rag week.

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incubation_period

  • noun the period between infection and the appearance of symptoms of the disease

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church_festival

  • noun a festival having religious significance
    religious festival.

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premillennial

, Previous to the millennium.

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bissextile_year

  • noun in the Gregorian calendar: any year divisible by 4 except centenary years divisible by 400
    intercalary year; 366 days; leap year.

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honeymoon

  • noun a holiday taken by a newly married couple
  • noun the early (usually calm and harmonious) period of a relationship; business or political

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millenarianism

  • noun belief in the Christian doctrine of the millennium mentioned in the Book of Revelations
    chiliasm; millenarism; millenniumism.

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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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argument

  • noun a fact or assertion offered as evidence that something is true
    statement.
    • it was a strong argument that his hypothesis was true
  • noun a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement
    contestation; contention; arguing; tilt; controversy; disputation; disceptation.
    • they were involved in a violent argument

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day_off

  • noun a day when you are not required to work
    • Thursday is his day off

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tide

  • noun the periodic rise and fall of the sea level under the gravitational pull of the moon
  • noun something that may increase or decrease (like the tides of the sea)
    • a rising tide of popular interest

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y2k

  • noun the year 2000 in the Gregorian calendar

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medium

  • noun a means or instrumentality for storing or communicating information
  • noun the surrounding environment
    • fish require an aqueous medium

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baal

  • noun any of numerous local fertility and nature deities worshipped by ancient Semitic peoples; the Hebrews considered Baal a false god

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rent

  • noun a payment or series of payments made by the lessee to an owner for use of some property, facility, equipment, or service
  • noun an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart
    tear; split; rip; snag.
    • there was a rip in his pants
    • she had snags in her stockings

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time_frame

  • noun a time period during which something occurs or is expected to occur
    • an agreement can be reached in a reasonably short time frame

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divine_right_of_kings

  • noun the doctrine that kings derive their right to rule directly from God and are not accountable to their subjects; rebellion is the worst of political crimes
    divine right.
    • the doctrine of the divine right of kings was enunciated by the Stuarts in Britain in the 16th century

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millennialism

Belief in, or expectation of, the millennium; millenarianism.

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marcionism

  • noun the Christian heresy of the 2nd and 3rd centuries that rejected the Old Testament and denied the incarnation of God in Jesus as a human

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latency

  • noun (computer science) the time it takes for a specific block of data on a data track to rotate around to the read/write head
    rotational latency.
  • noun the time that elapses between a stimulus and the response to it
    reaction time; latent period; response time.

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real_presence

  • noun (Christianity) the Christian doctrine that the body of Christ is actually present in the Eucharist

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person

  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; soul; individual; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do
  • noun a human body (usually including the clothing)
    • a weapon was hidden on his person

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astronomical_year

  • noun the time for the earth to make one revolution around the sun, measured between two vernal equinoxes
    tropical year; equinoctial year; solar year.

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full_moon

  • noun the time when the Moon is fully illuminated
    full-of-the-moon; full; full phase of the moon.
    • the moon is at the full

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mid

  • adjective satellite used in combination to denote the middle
    • midmorning
    • midsummer
    • in mid-1958
    • a mid-June wedding

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mechanism

  • noun the atomic process that occurs during a chemical reaction
    chemical mechanism.
    • he determined unique mechanisms for the photochemical reactions
  • noun the technical aspects of doing something
    mechanics.
    • a mechanism of social control
    • mechanisms of communication
    • the mechanics of prose style

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mentalism

  • noun (philosophy) a doctrine that mind is the true reality and that objects exist only as aspects of the mind's awareness

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note

  • noun a brief written record
    • he made a note of the appointment
  • noun a short personal letter
    line; billet; short letter.
    • drop me a line when you get there

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majority

  • noun the property resulting from being or relating to the greater in number of two parts; the main part
    bulk.
    • the majority of his customers prefer it
    • the bulk of the work is finished
  • noun (elections) more than half of the votes
    absolute majority.

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expansionism

  • noun the doctrine of expanding the territory or the economic influence of a country

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take

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

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analogy

  • noun an inference that if things agree in some respects they probably agree in others
  • noun drawing a comparison in order to show a similarity in some respect
    • the operation of a computer presents and interesting analogy to the working of the brain
    • the models show by analogy how matter is built up

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shelf

  • noun a support that consists of a horizontal surface for holding objects
  • noun a projecting ridge on a mountain or submerged under water
    ledge.

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new

  • adjective not of long duration; having just (or relatively recently) come into being or been made or acquired or discovered
    • a new law
    • new cars
    • a new comet
    • a new friend
    • a new year
    • the New World
  • adjective satellite original and of a kind not seen before
    fresh; novel.
    • the computer produced a completely novel proof of a well-known theorem

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humanitarianism

  • noun the doctrine that people's duty is to promote human welfare
    humanism.

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total_depravity

  • noun the Calvinist doctrine that everyone is born in a state of corruption as a result of original sin

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creation_science

  • noun an effort to give scientific support for the truth of the account of Creation given in the Book of Genesis

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even

  • noun the latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall)
    eventide; evening; eve.
    • he enjoyed the evening light across the lake
  • verb make level or straight
    even out; level; flush.
    • level the ground

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millennium

  • noun a span of 1000 years
    millenary.
  • noun (New Testament) in Revelations it is foretold that those faithful to Jesus will reign with Jesus over the earth for a thousand years; the meaning of these words have been much debated; some denominations (e.g. Jehovah's Witnesses) expect it to be a thousand years of justice and peace and happiness

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multiple

  • noun the product of a quantity by an integer
    • 36 is a multiple of 9
  • adjective having or involving or consisting of more than one part or entity or individual
    • multiple birth
    • multiple ownership
    • made multiple copies of the speech
    • his multiple achievements in public life
    • her multiple personalities
    • a pineapple is a multiple fruit

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transitional

  • adjective of or relating to or characterized by transition
    • adolescence is a transitional stage between childhood and adulthood

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disarmer

  • noun someone opposed to violence as a means of settling disputes
    pacificist; pacifist.

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religious_festival

  • noun a festival having religious significance
    church festival.

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thomism

  • noun the comprehensive theological doctrine created by Saint Thomas Aquinas in the 13th century and still taught by the Dominicans

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leave

  • noun the period of time during which you are absent from work or duty
    leave of absence.
    • a ten day's leave to visit his mother
  • noun permission to do something
    • she was granted leave to speak

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diamond_wedding_anniversary

  • noun the 60th wedding anniversary
    diamond wedding.

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antinomianism

  • noun the theological doctrine that by faith and God's grace a Christian is freed from all laws (including the moral standards of the culture)

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islamic_calendar_month

  • noun any lunar month in the Muslim calendar

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significant

  • adjective important in effect or meaning
    important.
    • a significant change in tax laws
    • a significant change in the Constitution
    • a significant contribution
    • significant details
    • statistically significant
  • adjective satellite fairly large
    substantial.
    • won by a substantial margin

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haying

  • noun the harvesting of hay
  • noun the season for cutting and drying and storing grass as fodder
    haying time.

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genital

  • adjective of or relating to the external sex organs
    venereal.
    • genital herpes
    • venereal disease

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drought

  • noun a shortage of rainfall
    drouth.
    • farmers most affected by the drought hope that there may yet be sufficient rain early in the growing season
  • noun a prolonged shortage
    drouth.
    • when England defeated Pakistan it ended a ten-year drought

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diamond_wedding

  • noun the 60th wedding anniversary
    diamond wedding anniversary.

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time_of_year

  • noun one of the natural periods into which the year is divided by the equinoxes and solstices or atmospheric conditions
    season.
    • the regular sequence of the seasons

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solar_year

  • noun the time for the earth to make one revolution around the sun, measured between two vernal equinoxes
    tropical year; astronomical year; equinoctial year.

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taoism

  • noun a Chinese sect claiming to follow the teaching of Lao-tzu but incorporating pantheism and sorcery in addition to Taoism
  • noun religion adhering to the teaching of Lao-tzu

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episode

  • noun a happening that is distinctive in a series of related events
  • noun a brief section of a literary or dramatic work that forms part of a connected series

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spoilsport

  • noun someone who spoils the pleasure of others
    party pooper; killjoy; wet blanket.

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humanitarian

  • noun someone devoted to the promotion of human welfare and to social reforms
    improver; do-gooder.
  • noun an advocate of the principles of humanism; someone concerned with the interests and welfare of humans
    humanist.

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nighttime

  • noun the time after sunset and before sunrise while it is dark outside
    dark; night.

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dog

  • noun a member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times; occurs in many breeds
    domestic dog; Canis familiaris.
    • the dog barked all night
  • noun a dull unattractive unpleasant girl or woman
    frump.
    • she got a reputation as a frump
    • she's a real dog

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face

  • noun the front of the human head from the forehead to the chin and ear to ear
    human face.
    • he washed his face
    • I wish I had seen the look on his face when he got the news
  • noun the feelings expressed on a person's face
    facial expression; expression; look; aspect.
    • a sad expression
    • a look of triumph
    • an angry face

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common_year

  • noun a year that is not a leap year
    365 days.

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golden_age

  • noun a time period when some activity or skill was at its peak
    • it was the golden age of cinema
  • noun any period (sometimes imaginary) of great peace and prosperity and happiness

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uptime

  • noun a period of time when something (as a machine or factory) is functioning and available for use

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quatercentennial

  • noun the 400th anniversary (or the celebration of it)
    quatercentenary.

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notion

  • noun a vague idea in which some confidence is placed
    impression; feeling; belief; opinion.
    • his impression of her was favorable
    • what are your feelings about the crisis?
    • it strengthened my belief in his sincerity
    • I had a feeling that she was lying
  • noun a general inclusive concept

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dot

  • noun a very small circular shape
    point.
    • a row of points
    • draw lines between the dots
  • noun the United States federal department that institutes and coordinates national transportation programs; created in 1966
    Department of Transportation; Transportation.

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western

  • noun a sandwich made from a western omelet
    western sandwich.
  • noun a film about life in the western United States during the period of exploration and development
    horse opera.

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phenomenon

  • noun any state or process known through the senses rather than by intuition or reasoning
  • noun a remarkable development

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lunar_day

  • noun the period of time taken for the moon to make one full rotation on its axis (about 27.3 sidereal days)

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germane

  • adjective satellite relevant and appropriate
    • he asks questions that are germane and central to the issue

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nestorianism

  • noun the theological doctrine (named after Nestorius) that Christ is both the son of God and the man Jesus (which is opposed to Roman Catholic doctrine that Christ is fully God)

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contemporary

  • noun a person of nearly the same age as another
    coeval.
  • adjective satellite characteristic of the present
    modern-day.
    • contemporary trends in design
    • the role of computers in modern-day medicine

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diplotene

  • noun the fourth stage of the prophase of meiosis

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winter

  • noun the coldest season of the year; in the northern hemisphere it extends from the winter solstice to the vernal equinox
    wintertime.
  • verb spend the winter
    overwinter.
    • We wintered on the Riviera
    • Shackleton's men overwintered on Elephant Island

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session

  • noun a meeting for execution of a group's functions
    • it was the opening session of the legislature
  • noun the time during which a school holds classes
    academic session; school term; academic term.
    • they had to shorten the school term

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weekly

  • noun a periodical that is published every week (or 52 issues per year)
  • adjective satellite of or occurring every seven days
    hebdomadary; hebdomadal.
    • a weekly visit
    • weekly paper

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interpretation

  • noun a mental representation of the meaning or significance of something
    reading; version.
  • noun the act of interpreting something as expressed in an artistic performance
    rendition; rendering.
    • her rendition of Milton's verse was extraordinarily moving

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debate

  • noun a discussion in which reasons are advanced for and against some proposition or proposal
    argumentation; argument.
    • the argument over foreign aid goes on and on
  • noun the formal presentation of a stated proposition and the opposition to it (usually followed by a vote)
    public debate; disputation.

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decade

  • noun a period of 10 years
    decennary; decennium.
  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of nine and one; the base of the decimal system
    10; tenner; ten; X.

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neoplatonism

  • noun a system of philosophical and theological doctrines composed of elements of Platonism and Aristotelianism and oriental mysticism; its most distinctive doctrine holds that the first principle and source of reality transcends being and thought and is naturally unknowable
    • Neoplatonism was predominant in pagan Europe until the 6th century
    • Neoplatonism was a major influence on early Christian writers and on later medieval and Renaissance thought and on Islamic philosophy

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pubescence

  • noun the time of life when sex glands become functional
    puberty.

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cell

  • noun any small compartment
    • the cells of a honeycomb
  • noun (biology) the basic structural and functional unit of all organisms; they may exist as independent units of life (as in monads) or may form colonies or tissues as in higher plants and animals

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calendar_month

  • noun one of the twelve divisions of the calendar year
    month.
    • he paid the bill last month

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seedtime

  • noun any time of new development
  • noun the time during which seeds should be planted

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dog_days

  • noun the hot period between early July and early September; a period of inactivity
    canicular days; canicule.

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headline

  • noun the heading or caption of a newspaper article
    newspaper headline.
  • verb publicize widely or highly, as if with a headline

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tercentenary

  • noun the 300th anniversary (or the celebration of it)
    tercentennial; triennial.

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window

  • noun a framework of wood or metal that contains a glass windowpane and is built into a wall or roof to admit light or air
  • noun a transparent opening in a vehicle that allow vision out of the sides or back; usually is capable of being opened

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millennium

  • noun a span of 1000 years
    millenary.
  • noun (New Testament) in Revelations it is foretold that those faithful to Jesus will reign with Jesus over the earth for a thousand years; the meaning of these words have been much debated; some denominations (e.g. Jehovah's Witnesses) expect it to be a thousand years of justice and peace and happiness

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boehmenism

  • noun the mystical theological doctrine of Jakob Boehme that influenced the Quakers
    Behmenism.

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whitsuntide

  • noun Christian holiday; the week beginning on Whitsunday (especially the first 3 days)
    Whitweek; Whitsun.

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commandment

  • noun something that is commanded
  • noun a doctrine that is taught
    precept; teaching.
    • the teachings of religion
    • he believed all the Christian precepts

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time_value

  • noun (music) the relative duration of a musical note
    note value; value.

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thirty-something

  • noun the time of life between 30 and 40
    thirties; mid-thirties.

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gregorian_calendar

  • noun the solar calendar now in general use, introduced by Gregory XIII in 1582 to correct an error in the Julian calendar by suppressing 10 days, making Oct 5 be called Oct 15, and providing that only centenary years divisible by 400 should be leap years; it was adopted by Great Britain and the American colonies in 1752
    New Style calendar.

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diamond_jubilee

  • noun an anniversary celebrating the passage of 60 years

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local

  • noun public transport consisting of a bus or train that stops at all stations or stops
    • the local seemed to take forever to get to New York
  • noun anesthetic that numbs a particular area of the body
    local anaesthetic; topical anesthetic; local anesthetic; topical anaesthetic.

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behmenism

  • noun the mystical theological doctrine of Jakob Boehme that influenced the Quakers
    Boehmenism.

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hall

  • noun an interior passage or corridor onto which rooms open
    hallway.
    • the elevators were at the end of the hall
  • noun a large entrance or reception room or area
    entrance hall; anteroom; antechamber; vestibule; foyer; lobby.

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99years

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free_time

  • noun time available for hobbies and other activities that you enjoy
    spare time.
  • noun time that is free from duties or responsibilities
    spare time.

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continuance

  • noun the act of continuing an activity without interruption
    continuation.
  • noun the period of time during which something continues
    duration.

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trial_period

  • noun a period of time during which someone or something is tested
    test period.

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anomalistic

Irregular; departing from common or established rules.

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viewpoint

  • noun a mental position from which things are viewed
    standpoint; stand; point of view.
    • we should consider this problem from the viewpoint of the Russians
    • teaching history gave him a special point of view toward current events
  • noun a place from which something can be viewed
    vantage point.
    • from that vantage point he could survey the whole valley

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epistle_of_paul_the_apostle_to_philemon

  • noun a New Testament book containing an epistle from Saint Paul to Philemon asking Philemon to forgive the slave for escaping
    Epistle to Philemon; Philemon.

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secular

  • noun someone who is not a clergyman or a professional person
    layperson; layman.
  • adjective of or relating to the doctrine that rejects religion and religious considerations

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watch

  • noun a small portable timepiece
    ticker.
  • noun a period of time (4 or 2 hours) during which some of a ship's crew are on duty

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positivist

  • noun someone who emphasizes observable facts and excludes metaphysical speculation about origins or ultimate causes
    rationalist.
  • adjective of or relating to positivism
    positive; positivistic.
    • positivist thinkers
    • positivist doctrine
    • positive philosophy

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leisure

  • noun time available for ease and relaxation
    leisure time.
    • his job left him little leisure
  • noun freedom to choose a pastime or enjoyable activity
    • he lacked the leisure for golf

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gorey

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geek

  • noun a carnival performer who does disgusting acts
  • noun a person with an unusual or odd personality
    eccentric person; eccentric; oddball; flake.

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downtime

  • noun a period of time when something (as a machine or factory) is not operating (especially as a result of malfunctions)

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timing

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

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twenties

  • noun the time of life between 20 and 30
    mid-twenties.
  • noun the decade from 1920 to 1929
    1920s.

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july

  • noun the month following June and preceding August

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prime

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

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adulthood

  • noun the period of time in your life after your physical growth has stopped and you are fully developed
    maturity.
  • noun the state (and responsibilities) of a person who has attained maturity

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deconstruction

  • noun a philosophical theory of criticism (usually of literature or film) that seeks to expose deep-seated contradictions in a work by delving below its surface meaning
    deconstructionism.

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philosophical_system

  • noun a belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school
    philosophy; school of thought; ism; doctrine.

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lententide

  • noun a period of 40 weekdays from Ash Wednesday to Holy Saturday
    Lent.

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bronze_age

  • noun (archeology) a period between the Stone and Iron Ages, characterized by the manufacture and use of bronze tools and weapons
  • noun (classical mythology) the third age of the world, marked by war and violence

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humanism

  • noun the doctrine that people's duty is to promote human welfare
    humanitarianism.
  • noun the doctrine emphasizing a person's capacity for self-realization through reason; rejects religion and the supernatural
    secular humanism.

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pacifism

  • noun the doctrine that all violence is unjustifiable
    pacificism; passivism.
  • noun the belief that all international disputes can be settled by arbitration
    pacificism.

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affluent

  • noun an affluent person; a person who is financially well off
    • the so-called emerging affluents
  • noun a branch that flows into the main stream
    tributary; confluent; feeder.

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saint_martin's_summer

  • noun a period of unusually warm weather in the autumn
    Indian summer.

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peripateticism

  • noun (philosophy) the philosophy of Aristotle that deals with logic and metaphysics and ethics and poetics and politics and natural science
    Aristotelianism.
    • Aristotelianism profoundly influenced Western thought

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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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millenarian

  • noun a person who believes in the coming of the millennium (a time of great peace and prosperity)
    millenarist; chiliast.
  • adjective relating to or believing in the millennium of peace and happiness
    chiliastic.

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chiliastic

  • adjective relating to or believing in the millennium of peace and happiness
    millenarian.

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stretch

  • noun a large and unbroken expanse or distance
    • a stretch of highway
    • a stretch of clear water
  • noun the act of physically reaching or thrusting out
    reach; reaching.

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gospel

  • noun an unquestionable truth
    gospel truth.
    • his word was gospel
  • noun the four books in the New Testament (Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John) that tell the story of Christ's life and teachings
    Gospels; evangel.

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holy_year

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) a period of remission from sin (usually granted every 25 years)

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residence_time

  • noun the period of time spent in a particular place

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village

  • noun a community of people smaller than a town
    settlement; small town.
  • noun a settlement smaller than a town
    hamlet.

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view

  • noun a way of regarding situations or topics etc.
    position; perspective.
    • consider what follows from the positivist view
  • noun the visual percept of a region
    prospect; vista; panorama; scene; aspect.
    • the most desirable feature of the park are the beautiful views

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canicular

  • adjective of or relating to the dog days of summer
    • the canicular heat of the Deep South
  • adjective relating to or especially immediately preceding or following the heliacal rising of Canicula (the Dog Star)
    • canicular days

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turnaround_time

  • noun time need to prepare a vessel or ship for a return trip
    turnaround.

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reference

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

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diminutive

  • noun a word that is formed with a suffix (such as -let or -kin) to indicate smallness
  • adjective satellite very small
    bantam; petite; tiny; midget; flyspeck; lilliputian.
    • diminutive in stature
    • a lilliputian chest of drawers
    • her petite figure
    • tiny feet
    • the flyspeck nation of Bahrain moved toward democracy

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iron_age

  • noun (archeology) the period following the Bronze Age; characterized by rapid spread of iron tools and weapons
  • noun (classical mythology) the last and worst age of the world

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dionysius

  • noun the tyrant of Syracuse who fought the Carthaginians (430-367 BC)
    Dionysius the Elder.

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wedding_night

  • noun the night after the wedding when bride and groom sleep together

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anomalistic_year

  • noun time of the earth's revolution from perihelion to perihelion again; 365 days and 6 hr and 13 min and 53.1 sec

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individual

  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; soul; person; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do
  • noun a single organism

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triumphant

  • adjective satellite joyful and proud especially because of triumph or success
    triumphal; rejoicing; prideful; exulting; exultant; jubilant.
    • rejoicing crowds filled the streets on VJ Day
    • a triumphal success
    • a triumphant shout
  • adjective satellite experiencing triumph
    victorious.

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babyhood

  • noun the early stage of growth or development
    early childhood; infancy.
  • noun the earliest state of immaturity
    infancy.

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presentism

  • noun the doctrine that the Scripture prophecies of the Apocalypse (as in the Book of Revelations) are presently in the course of being fulfilled

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olympiad

  • noun one of the four-year intervals between Olympic Games; used to reckon time in ancient Greece for twelve centuries beginning in 776 BC
  • noun the modern revival of the ancient games held once every 4 years in a selected country
    Olympics; Olympic Games.

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calendar

  • noun a system of timekeeping that defines the beginning and length and divisions of the year
  • noun a list or register of events (appointments or social events or court cases etc)
    • I have you on my calendar for next Monday

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postmillennialism

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terror

  • noun an overwhelming feeling of fear and anxiety
    panic; affright.
  • noun a person who inspires fear or dread
    threat; scourge.
    • he was the terror of the neighborhood

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creationism

  • noun the literal belief in the account of Creation given in the Book of Genesis
    • creationism denies the theory of evolution of species

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internationalist

  • noun an advocate of internationalism
  • noun a member of a socialist or communist international

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ahimsa

  • noun a Buddhist and Hindu and especially Jainist doctrine holding that all forms of life are sacred and urging the avoidance of violence

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calendar_year

  • noun the year (reckoned from January 1 to December 31) according to Gregorian calendar
    civil year.

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