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grihastha

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anglican

English; of or pertaining to England or the English nation; especially, pertaining to, or connected with, the established church of England; as, the Anglican church, doctrine, orders, ritual, etc.

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code

  • noun a set of rules or principles or laws (especially written ones)
    codification.
  • noun a coding system used for transmitting messages requiring brevity or secrecy

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peacock

  • noun European butterfly having reddish-brown wings each marked with a purple eyespot
    peacock butterfly; Inachis io.
  • noun male peafowl; having a crested head and very large fanlike tail marked with iridescent eyes or spots

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nunnery

  • noun the convent of a community of nuns

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roman

  • noun a typeface used in ancient Roman inscriptions
    roman type; roman print; roman letters.
  • noun a resident of modern Rome

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st._olav

  • noun King and patron saint of Norway (995-1030)
    Olav II; St. Olaf; Saint Olav; Olaf II; Saint Olaf.

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francis_galton

  • noun English scientist (cousin of Charles Darwin) who explored many fields including heredity, meteorology, statistics, psychology, and anthropology; founder of eugenics and first to use fingerprints for identification (1822-1911)
    Galton; Sir Francis Galton.

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merton

  • noun United States religious and writer (1915-1968)
    Thomas Merton.
  • noun United States sociologist (1910-2003)
    Robert King Merton; Robert Merton.

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st._francis

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) an Italian and the Roman Catholic monk who founded the Franciscan order of friars (1181-1226)
    St. Francis of Assisi; Francis of Assisi; Giovanni di Bernardone; Saint Francis; Saint Francis of Assisi.
  • noun a tributary of the Mississippi River that rises in Missouri and flows southeastward through Arkansas
    St. Francis River; Saint Francis River; Saint Francis.

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cistercian

(Eccl.) A monk of the prolific branch of the Benedictine Order, established in 1098 at Cîteaux, in France, by Robert, abbot of Molesme. For two hundred years the Cistercians followed the rule of St. Benedict in all its rigor. -- a. Of or pertaining to the Cistercians.

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lappet

  • noun a fleshy wrinkled and often brightly colored fold of skin hanging from the neck or throat of certain birds (chickens and turkeys) or lizards
    wattle.
  • noun a small lap on a garment or headdress

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asian

Of or pertaining to Asia; Asiatic. "Asian princes." Jer. Taylor. -- n. An Asiatic.

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st._beda

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) English monk and scholar (672-735)
    Beda; Bede; St. Baeda; Saint Baeda; St. Bede; Baeda; the Venerable Bede; Saint Beda; Saint Bede.

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meditation

  • noun continuous and profound contemplation or musing on a subject or series of subjects of a deep or abstruse nature
    speculation.
    • the habit of meditation is the basis for all real knowledge
  • noun (religion) contemplation of spiritual matters (usually on religious or philosophical subjects)

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unworldly

  • adjective not concerned with the temporal world or swayed by mundane considerations
    • was unworldly and did not greatly miss worldly rewards"- Sheldon Cheney
  • adjective satellite not wise in the ways of the world
    unsophisticated.
    • either too unsophisticated or too honest to promise more than he could deliver
    • this helplessly unworldly woman"- Kate O'Brien

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recluse

  • noun one who lives in solitude
    solitary; troglodyte; solitudinarian; hermit.
  • adjective satellite withdrawn from society; seeking solitude
    reclusive; withdrawn.
    • lived an unsocial reclusive life

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vanuatu

  • noun a volcanic island republic in Melanesia; independent since 1980
    Republic of Vanuatu; New Hebrides.

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ellington

  • noun United States jazz composer and piano player and bandleader (1899-1974)
    Duke Ellington; Edward Kennedy Ellington.

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brown

  • noun an orange of low brightness and saturation
    brownness.
  • noun Scottish botanist who first observed the movement of small particles in fluids now known a Brownian motion (1773-1858)
    Robert Brown.

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olav_ii

  • noun King and patron saint of Norway (995-1030)
    St. Olaf; Saint Olav; Olaf II; St. Olav; Saint Olaf.

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religion

  • noun a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny
    religious belief; faith.
    • he lost his faith but not his morality
  • noun an institution to express belief in a divine power
    organized religion; faith.
    • he was raised in the Baptist religion
    • a member of his own faith contradicted him

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wigbert

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saint_peter_the_apostle

  • noun disciple of Jesus and leader of the Apostles; regarded by Catholics as the vicar of Christ on earth and first Pope
    St. Peter; Saint Peter; Simon Peter; Peter; St. Peter the Apostle.

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saint_thomas_aquinas

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) Italian theologian and Doctor of the Church who is remembered for his attempt to reconcile faith and reason in a comprehensive theology; presented philosophical proofs of the existence of God (1225-1274)
    St. Thomas Aquinas; Thomas Aquinas; Aquinas; St. Thomas; Saint Thomas.

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father

  • noun a male parent (also used as a term of address to your father)
    male parent; begetter.
    • his father was born in Atlanta
  • noun the founder of a family
    forefather; sire.
    • keep the faith of our forefathers

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st._bede

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) English monk and scholar (672-735)
    Beda; Bede; St. Baeda; Saint Baeda; St. Beda; Baeda; the Venerable Bede; Saint Beda; Saint Bede.

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st._athanasius

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) Greek patriarch of Alexandria who championed Christian orthodoxy against Arianism; a church father, saint, and Doctor of the Church (293-373)
    Athanasius the Great; Saint Athanasius; Athanasius.

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doubting_thomas

  • noun the Apostle who would not believe the resurrection of Jesus until he saw Jesus with his own eyes
    Thomas the doubting Apostle; Thomas; St. Thomas; Saint Thomas.
  • noun someone who demands physical evidence in order to be convinced (especially when this demand is out of place)

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hermann

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

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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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retreat

  • noun (military) withdrawal of troops to a more favorable position to escape the enemy's superior forces or after a defeat
    • the disorderly retreat of French troops
  • noun a place of privacy; a place affording peace and quiet

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saint_thomas

  • noun the Apostle who would not believe the resurrection of Jesus until he saw Jesus with his own eyes
    doubting Thomas; Thomas the doubting Apostle; Thomas; St. Thomas.
  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) Italian theologian and Doctor of the Church who is remembered for his attempt to reconcile faith and reason in a comprehensive theology; presented philosophical proofs of the existence of God (1225-1274)
    St. Thomas Aquinas; Saint Thomas Aquinas; Thomas Aquinas; Aquinas; St. Thomas.

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ingenuousness

  • noun the quality of innocent naivete
    naturalness; artlessness; innocence.
  • noun openly straightforward or frank

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thomas_merton

  • noun United States religious and writer (1915-1968)
    Merton.

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st._john

  • noun (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; traditionally said to be the author of the 4th Gospel and three epistles and the book of Revelation
    John the Divine; St. John the Apostle; John the Evangelist; Saint John; Saint John the Apostle; John.
  • noun a river that rises in Maine and flows northeastward through New Brunswick to empty into the Bay of Fundy
    Saint John River; Saint John; St. John River.

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rassophores

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tabalia

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radiologic

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eusebius_sophronius_hieronymus

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) one of the great Fathers of the early Christian Church whose major work was his translation of the Scriptures from Hebrew and Greek into Latin (which became the Vulgate); a saint and Doctor of the Church (347-420)
    Eusebius Hieronymus; Hieronymus; Jerome; St. Jerome; Saint Jerome.

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regional

  • adjective characteristic of a region
    • regional flora
  • adjective satellite related or limited to a particular region
    • a regional dialect

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votary

  • noun one bound by vows to a religion or life of worship or service
    • monasteries of votaries
  • noun a priest or priestess (or consecrated worshipper) in a non-Christian religion or cult
    • a votary of Aphrodite

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austerity

  • noun the trait of great self-denial (especially refraining from worldly pleasures)
    nonindulgence; asceticism.

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paraman

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pious

  • adjective having or showing or expressing reverence for a deity
    • pious readings

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posture

  • noun the arrangement of the body and its limbs
    position; attitude.
    • he assumed an attitude of surrender
  • noun characteristic way of bearing one's body
    bearing; carriage.
    • stood with good posture

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brahmacari

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galton

  • noun English scientist (cousin of Charles Darwin) who explored many fields including heredity, meteorology, statistics, psychology, and anthropology; founder of eugenics and first to use fingerprints for identification (1822-1911)
    Francis Galton; Sir Francis Galton.

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ignatius

  • noun bishop of Antioch who was martyred under the Roman Emperor Trajan (died 110)
    Saint Ignatius; St. Ignatius.

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madhvacharya

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saint_baeda

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) English monk and scholar (672-735)
    Beda; Bede; St. Baeda; St. Beda; St. Bede; Baeda; the Venerable Bede; Saint Beda; Saint Bede.

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investigator

  • noun a scientist who devotes himself to doing research
    researcher; research worker.
  • noun someone who investigates

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wooden

  • adjective satellite made or consisting of (entirely or in part) or employing wood
    • a wooden box
    • an ancient cart with wooden wheels
  • adjective satellite lacking ease or grace
    • the actor's performance was wooden
    • a wooden smile

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george_berkeley

  • noun Irish philosopher and Anglican bishop who opposed the materialism of Thomas Hobbes (1685-1753)
    Bishop Berkeley; Berkeley.

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saint_ambrose

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) Roman priest who became bishop of Milan; the first Church Father born and raised in the Christian faith; composer of hymns; imposed orthodoxy on the early Christian church and built up its secular power; a saint and Doctor of the Church (340?-397)
    St. Ambrose; Ambrose.

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bacon

  • noun back and sides of a hog salted and dried or smoked; usually sliced thin and fried
  • noun English scientist and Franciscan monk who stressed the importance of experimentation; first showed that air is required for combustion and first used lenses to correct vision (1220-1292)
    Roger Bacon.

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brother

  • noun a male with the same parents as someone else
    blood brother.
    • my brother still lives with our parents
  • noun a male person who is a fellow member (of a fraternity or religion or other group)
    • none of his brothers would betray him

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hieromonks

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gaelic

(Ethnol.) Of or pertaining to the Gael, esp. to the Celtic Highlanders of Scotland; as, the Gaelic language.

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wynfrith

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) Anglo-Saxon missionary who was sent to Frisia and Germany to spread the Christian faith; was martyred in Frisia (680-754)
    Boniface; Winfred; St. Boniface; Apostle of Germany; Saint Boniface.

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cassock

  • noun a black garment reaching down to the ankles; worn by priests or choristers

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cloister

  • noun residence that is a place of religious seclusion (such as a monastery)
    religious residence.
  • noun a courtyard with covered walks (as in religious institutions)

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miles_dewey_davis_jr.

  • noun United States jazz musician; noted for his trumpet style (1926-1991)
    Davis; Miles Davis.

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augustinian

  • noun a Roman Catholic friar or monk belonging to one of the Augustinian monastic orders

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sannyasi

  • noun a Hindu religious mendicant
    sannyasin; sanyasi.

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black monk

A Benedictine monk.

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sannyasa

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unmercenary

  • adjective satellite not mercenary; not influenced by financial gains

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slavic

Slavonic. -- n. The group of allied languages spoken by the Slavs.

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preacher

  • noun someone whose occupation is preaching the gospel
    preacher man; sermonizer; sermoniser.

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matthew

  • noun (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; traditionally considered to be the author of the first Gospel
    St. Matthew the Apostle; St. Matthew; Levi; Saint Matthew the Apostle; Saint Matthew.
  • noun one of the Gospels in the New Testament; includes the Sermon on the Mount
    Gospel According to Matthew.

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thelonious_monk

  • noun United States jazz pianist who was one of the founders of the bebop style (1917-1982)
    Thelonious Sphere Monk; Monk.

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writing

  • noun the act of creating written works
    authorship; penning; composition.
    • writing was a form of therapy for him
    • it was a matter of disputed authorship
  • noun the work of a writer; anything expressed in letters of the alphabet (especially when considered from the point of view of style and effect)
    written material; piece of writing.
    • the writing in her novels is excellent
    • that editorial was a fine piece of writing

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naif

  • noun a naive or inexperienced person
  • adjective marked by or showing unaffected simplicity and lack of guile or worldly experience
    naive.
    • a teenager's naive ignorance of life
    • the naive assumption that things can only get better
    • this naive simple creature with wide friendly eyes so eager to believe appearances

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mendel

  • noun Augustinian monk and botanist whose experiments in breeding garden peas led to his eventual recognition as founder of the science of genetics (1822-1884)
    Gregor Mendel; Johann Mendel.

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hymn

  • noun a song of praise (to God or to a saint or to a nation)
    anthem.
  • verb sing a hymn

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hugo_devries

  • noun Dutch botanist who rediscovered Mendel's laws and developed the mutation theory of evolution (1848-1935)
    deVries; Hugo De Vries; De Vries.

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christ

  • noun any expected deliverer
    messiah.
  • noun a teacher and prophet born in Bethlehem and active in Nazareth; his life and sermons form the basis for Christianity (circa 4 BC - AD 29)
    the Nazarene; Jesus of Nazareth; Good Shepherd; Jesus; Saviour; Redeemer; Savior; Deliverer; Jesus Christ.

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directive

  • noun a pronouncement encouraging or banning some activity
    • the boss loves to send us directives
  • adjective satellite showing the way by conducting or leading; imposing direction on
    directing; guiding; directional.
    • felt his mother's directing arm around him
    • the directional role of science on industrial progress

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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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vegetarian

  • noun eater of fruits and grains and nuts; someone who eats no meat or fish or (often) any animal products

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slight

  • noun a deliberate discourteous act (usually as an expression of anger or disapproval)
    rebuff.
  • verb pay no attention to, disrespect
    cold-shoulder.
    • She cold-shouldered her ex-fiance

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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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madhvaacharya

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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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western_church

  • noun the Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy
    Roman Catholic; Roman Church; Roman Catholic Church; Church of Rome.

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irenaeus

  • noun Greek theologian who was bishop of Lyons and an antiheretical writer; a saint and Doctor of the Church (circa 130-200)
    Saint Irenaeus; St. Irenaeus.

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conduct

  • noun manner of acting or controlling yourself
    behaviour; doings; behavior.
  • noun (behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people
    demeanour; behaviour; demeanor; deportment; behavior.

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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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botany

  • noun all the plant life in a particular region or period
    flora; vegetation.
    • Pleistocene vegetation
    • the flora of southern California
    • the botany of China
  • noun the branch of biology that studies plants
    phytology.

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st._irenaeus

  • noun Greek theologian who was bishop of Lyons and an antiheretical writer; a saint and Doctor of the Church (circa 130-200)
    Irenaeus; Saint Irenaeus.

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movement

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

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lutheran

(Eccl. Hist.) Of or pertaining to Luther; adhering to the doctrines of Luther or the Lutheran Church.

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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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akhara

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johann_mendel

  • noun Augustinian monk and botanist whose experiments in breeding garden peas led to his eventual recognition as founder of the science of genetics (1822-1884)
    Mendel; Gregor Mendel.

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degree

  • noun a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality
    grade; level.
    • a moderate grade of intelligence
    • a high level of care is required
    • it is all a matter of degree
  • noun a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process
    point; stage; level.
    • a remarkable degree of frankness
    • at what stage are the social sciences?

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st._jerome

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) one of the great Fathers of the early Christian Church whose major work was his translation of the Scriptures from Hebrew and Greek into Latin (which became the Vulgate); a saint and Doctor of the Church (347-420)
    Eusebius Sophronius Hieronymus; Eusebius Hieronymus; Hieronymus; Jerome; Saint Jerome.

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antimonastic

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jazz_musician

  • noun a musician who plays or composes jazz music
    jazzman.

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nazarite

A Jew bound by a vow to lave the hair uncut, to abstain from wine and strong drink, and to practice extraordinary purity of life and devotion, the obligation being for life, or for a certain time. The word is also used adjectively.

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mother_theresa

  • noun Indian nun and missionary in the Roman Catholic Church (born of Albanian parents in what is now Macedonia); dedicated to helping the poor in India (1910-1997)
    Mother Teresa; Teresa; Theresa; Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu.

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poverty

  • noun the state of having little or no money and few or no material possessions
    poorness; impoverishment.

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pursuit

  • noun the act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture
    following; pursual; chase.
    • the culprit started to run and the cop took off in pursuit
  • noun a search for an alternative that meets cognitive criteria
    quest; pursuance.
    • the pursuit of love
    • life is more than the pursuance of fame
    • a quest for wealth

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abbess

  • noun the superior of a group of nuns
    mother superior; prioress.

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humility

  • noun a disposition to be humble; a lack of false pride
    humbleness.
    • not everyone regards humility as a virtue
  • noun a humble feeling
    humbleness.
    • he was filled with humility at the sight of the Pope

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active

  • noun chemical agent capable of activity
    active agent.
  • noun the voice used to indicate that the grammatical subject of the verb is performing the action or causing the happening denoted by the verb
    active voice.
    • `The boy threw the ball' uses the active voice

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saul

  • noun (Old Testament) the first king of the Israelites who defended Israel against many enemies (especially the Philistines)
  • noun (New Testament) a Christian missionary to the Gentiles; author of several Epistles in the New Testament; even though Paul was not present at the Last Supper he is considered an Apostle
    Saul of Tarsus; Paul the Apostle; Saint Paul; Apostle Paul; Apostle of the Gentiles; Paul; St. Paul.
    • Paul's name was Saul prior to his conversion to Christianity

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duke_ellington

  • noun United States jazz composer and piano player and bandleader (1899-1974)
    Edward Kennedy Ellington; Ellington.

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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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roger_bacon

  • noun English scientist and Franciscan monk who stressed the importance of experimentation; first showed that air is required for combustion and first used lenses to correct vision (1220-1292)
    Bacon.

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carmelite

  • noun a Roman Catholic friar wearing the white cloak of the Carmelite order; mendicant preachers
    White Friar.
  • adjective of or relating to the Carmelite friars
    • Carmelite monasteries

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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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larger

  • adjective satellite large or big relative to something else
    bigger.
  • adjective above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent
    large; big.
    • a large city
    • set out for the big city
    • a large sum
    • a big (or large) barn
    • a large family
    • big businesses
    • a big expenditure
    • a large number of newspapers
    • a big group of scientists
    • large areas of the world

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roman_catholic_church

  • noun the Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy
    Roman Catholic; Western Church; Roman Church; Church of Rome.

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tilaka

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prior

  • noun the head of a religious order; in an abbey the prior is next below the abbot
  • adjective satellite earlier in time
    anterior.

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monachus

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saint_augustine

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) one of the great Fathers of the early Christian church; after a dramatic conversion to Christianity he became bishop of Hippo Regius in North Africa; St. Augustine emphasized man's need for grace (354-430)
    Augustine of Hippo; St. Augustine; Augustine.
  • noun a resort city in northeastern Florida; the oldest city in the United States
    St. Augustine.

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yoke

  • noun fabric comprising a fitted part at the top of a garment
  • noun an oppressive power
    • under the yoke of a tyrant
    • they threw off the yoke of domination

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joseph_oliver

  • noun United States jazz musician who influenced the style of Louis Armstrong (1885-1938)
    Oliver; King Oliver.

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gregory_nazianzen

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) a church father known for his constant fight against perceived heresies; a saint and Doctor of the Church (329-391)
    Gregory; Gregory of Nazianzen; St. Gregory of Nazianzen.

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eusebius_hieronymus

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) one of the great Fathers of the early Christian Church whose major work was his translation of the Scriptures from Hebrew and Greek into Latin (which became the Vulgate); a saint and Doctor of the Church (347-420)
    Eusebius Sophronius Hieronymus; Hieronymus; Jerome; St. Jerome; Saint Jerome.

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elongated

  • adjective satellite drawn out or made longer spatially
    lengthened; extended; prolonged.
    • Picasso's elongated Don Quixote
    • lengthened skirts are fashionable this year
    • the extended airport runways can accommodate larger planes
    • a prolonged black line across the page
  • verb make long or longer by pulling and stretching
    stretch; elongate.
    • stretch the fabric

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canonisation

  • noun (Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox Church) the act of admitting a deceased person into the canon of saints
    canonization.

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monkhood

The character or condition of a monk. Atterbury.

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doctor

  • noun a licensed medical practitioner
    MD; medico; physician; doc; Dr..
    • I felt so bad I went to see my doctor
  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) a title conferred on 33 saints who distinguished themselves through the orthodoxy of their theological teaching
    Doctor of the Church.
    • the Doctors of the Church greatly influenced Christian thought down to the late Middle Ages

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harvey

  • noun English physician and scientist who described the circulation of the blood; he later proposed that all animals originate from an ovum produced by the female of the species (1578-1657)
    William Harvey.

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st._edward_the_martyr

  • noun King of England who was a son of Edgar; he was challenged for the throne by supporters of his half-brother Ethelred II who eventually murdered him (963-978)
    Edward the Martyr; Saint Edward the Martyr.

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cloistered

  • adjective satellite of communal life sequestered from the world under religious vows
    cloistral; monastical; monastic; conventual.
  • verb surround with a cloister, as of a garden
    cloister.

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papua_new_guinea

  • noun a parliamentary democracy on the eastern half of the island of New Guinea; in 1975 it became an independent state within the Commonwealth of Nations
    Independent State of Papua New Guinea.

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follower

  • noun a person who accepts the leadership of another
  • noun someone who travels behind or pursues another

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basil

  • noun any of several Old World tropical aromatic annual or perennial herbs of the genus Ocimum
  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) the bishop of Caesarea who defended the Roman Catholic Church against the heresies of the 4th century; a saint and Doctor of the Church (329-379)
    St. Basil; St. Basil the Great; Basil the Great; Basil of Caesarea.

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cowlneck

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capoch

A hood; especialy, the hood attached to the gown of a monk.

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edward_the_confessor

  • noun son of Ethelred the Unready; King of England from 1042 to 1066; he founded Westminster Abbey where he was eventually buried (1003-1066)
    St. Edward the Confessor; Saint Edward the Confessor.

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rassophore

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st._bridget

  • noun Irish abbess; a patron saint of Ireland (453-523)
    St. Brigid; Bridget; Brigid; Saint Bridget; Saint Brigid; Bride; Saint Bride; St. Bride.

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swamiji

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luther

  • noun German theologian who led the Reformation; believed that salvation is granted on the basis of faith rather than deeds (1483-1546)
    Martin Luther.

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patron

  • noun a regular customer
    frequenter.
  • noun the proprietor of an inn

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spirituality

  • noun property or income owned by a church
    church property; spiritualty.
  • noun concern with things of the spirit
    spiritualism; spiritism; otherworldliness.

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john_the_divine

  • noun (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; traditionally said to be the author of the 4th Gospel and three epistles and the book of Revelation
    St. John; St. John the Apostle; John the Evangelist; Saint John; Saint John the Apostle; John.

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klobuk

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carl_von_linne

  • noun Swedish botanist who proposed the modern system of biological nomenclature (1707-1778)
    Karl Linne; Linnaeus; Carolus Linnaeus.

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akaranga

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linguistic_scientist

  • noun a specialist in linguistics
    linguist.

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devotional

  • noun a short religious service
  • adjective satellite relating to worship
    • a devotional exercise

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paramandyas

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thomas_aquinas

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) Italian theologian and Doctor of the Church who is remembered for his attempt to reconcile faith and reason in a comprehensive theology; presented philosophical proofs of the existence of God (1225-1274)
    St. Thomas Aquinas; Saint Thomas Aquinas; Aquinas; St. Thomas; Saint Thomas.

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eusebius_of_caesarea

  • noun Christian bishop of Caesarea in Palestine; a church historian and a leading early Christian exegete (circa 270-340)
    Eusebius.

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call

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

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thimble

  • noun as much as a thimble will hold
    thimbleful.
  • noun a small metal cap to protect the finger while sewing; can be used as a small container

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beeswax

  • noun a yellow to brown wax secreted by honeybees to build honeycombs
  • verb cover with beeswax
    • Chris beeswaxed the kitchen table

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microscopist

  • noun a scientist who specializes in research with the use of microscopes

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possession

  • noun the act of having and controlling property
    ownership.
  • noun anything owned or possessed

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beda

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) English monk and scholar (672-735)
    Bede; St. Baeda; Saint Baeda; St. Beda; St. Bede; Baeda; the Venerable Bede; Saint Beda; Saint Bede.

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jovinianist

(Script. Hist.) An adherent to the doctrines of Jovinian, a monk of the fourth century, who denied the virginity of Mary, and opposed the asceticism of his time.

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bede

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) English monk and scholar (672-735)
    Beda; St. Baeda; Saint Baeda; St. Beda; St. Bede; Baeda; the Venerable Bede; Saint Beda; Saint Bede.

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naive

  • adjective marked by or showing unaffected simplicity and lack of guile or worldly experience
    naif.
    • a teenager's naive ignorance of life
    • the naive assumption that things can only get better
    • this naive simple creature with wide friendly eyes so eager to believe appearances
  • adjective satellite of or created by one without formal training; simple or naive in style
    primitive.
    • primitive art such as that by Grandma Moses is often colorful and striking

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musician

  • noun someone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession)
    player; instrumentalist.
  • noun artist who composes or conducts music as a profession

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vanaprastha

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bikshu

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george_washington_carver

  • noun United States botanist and agricultural chemist who developed many uses for peanuts and soy beans and sweet potatoes (1864-1943)
    Carver.

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sanctimony

  • noun the quality of being hypocritically devout
    sanctimoniousness.

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satchmo

  • noun United States pioneering jazz trumpeter and bandleader (1900-1971)
    Louis Armstrong; Armstrong.

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blackfriar

  • noun a Roman Catholic friar wearing the black mantle of the Dominican order
    Black Friar; Dominican; friar preacher.

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robe

  • noun any loose flowing garment
  • noun outerwear consisting of a long flowing garment used for official or ceremonial occasions
    gown.

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gregory_i

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) an Italian pope distinguished for his spiritual and temporal leadership; a saint and Doctor of the Church (540?-604)
    St. Gregory I; Gregory; Saint Gregory I; Gregory the Great.

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gelongma

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pontifical

  • noun the vestments and other insignia of a pontiff (especially a bishop)
  • adjective proceeding from or ordered by or subject to a pope or the papacy regarded as the successor of the Apostles
    papal; apostolical; apostolic.
    • papal dispensation

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fraternize

  • verb be on friendly terms with someone, as if with a brother, especially with an enemy
    fraternise.

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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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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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saint_thomas_a_becket

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) archbishop of Canterbury from 1162 to 1170; murdered following his opposition to Henry II's attempts to control the clergy (1118-1170)
    Thomas a Becket; Becket; St. Thomas a Becket.

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abbatial

  • adjective of or having to do with or belonging to an abbey or abbot, or abbess

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vow

  • noun a solemn pledge (to oneself or to another or to a deity) to do something or to behave in a certain manner
    • they took vows of poverty
  • verb make a vow; promise
    • He vowed never to drink alcohol again

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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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clergy

  • noun in Christianity, clergymen collectively (as distinguished from the laity)

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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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pindanijjutti

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detached

  • adjective satellite showing lack of emotional involvement
    degage; uninvolved.
    • adopted a degage pose on the arm of the easy chair"- J.S.Perelman
    • she may be detached or even unfeeling but at least she's not hypocritically effusive
    • an uninvolved bystander
  • verb cause to become detached or separated; take off
    detach.
    • detach the skin from the chicken before you eat it

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male

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

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ascetic

  • noun someone who practices self denial as a spiritual discipline
    abstainer.
  • adjective pertaining to or characteristic of an ascetic or the practice of rigorous self-discipline
    ascetical.
    • ascetic practices

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mindedness

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proprietary

  • noun an unincorporated business owned by a single person who is responsible for its liabilities and entitled to its profits
    proprietorship.
  • adjective protected by trademark or patent or copyright; made or produced or distributed by one having exclusive rights
    • `Tylenol' is a proprietary drug of which `acetaminophen' is the generic form

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estate

  • noun everything you own; all of your assets (whether real property or personal property) and liabilities
  • noun extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use
    land; demesne; landed estate; acres.
    • the family owned a large estate on Long Island

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cowl

  • noun protective covering consisting of a metal part that covers the engine
    bonnet; cowling; hood.
    • there are powerful engines under the hoods of new cars
    • the mechanic removed the cowling in order to repair the plane's engine
  • noun a loose hood or hooded robe (as worn by a monk)

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india

A country in Southern Asia; the two peninsulas of Hither and Farther India; in a restricted sense, Hither India, or Hindostan.

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doctor_of_the_church

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) a title conferred on 33 saints who distinguished themselves through the orthodoxy of their theological teaching
    Doctor.
    • the Doctors of the Church greatly influenced Christian thought down to the late Middle Ages

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saint_luke

  • noun (New Testament) the Apostle closely associated with St. Paul and traditionally assumed to be the author of the third Gospel
    Luke; St. Luke.

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research_worker

  • noun a scientist who devotes himself to doing research
    researcher; investigator.

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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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bruno

  • noun German pope from 1049 to 1054 whose papacy was the beginning of papal reforms in the 11th century (1002-1054)
    Bruno of Toul; Leo IX.
  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) a French cleric (born in Germany) who founded the Carthusian order in 1084 (1032-1101)
    Saint Bruno; St. Bruno.

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norbertine

See Premonstrant. nori. (Jap.) a dried seaweed used as a seasoning or as a wrapper for sushi

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mary_magdalen

  • noun sinful woman Jesus healed of evil spirits; she became a follower of Jesus
    Mary Magdalene; St. Mary Magdalene; St. Mary Magdalen.

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shvetambara

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clothing

  • noun a covering designed to be worn on a person's body
    habiliment; wear; vesture; wearable; article of clothing.
  • verb provide with clothes or put clothes on
    enclothe; garment; fit out; garb; raiment; apparel; habilitate; dress; tog; clothe.
    • Parents must feed and dress their child

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botanist

  • noun a biologist specializing in the study of plants
    phytologist; plant scientist.

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saint_james_the_apostle

  • noun (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; brother of John; author of the Epistle of James in the New Testament
    James; St. James the Apostle; Saint James; St. James.

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murti

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naivete

  • noun lack of sophistication or worldliness
    naivety; naiveness.

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st._simon

  • noun one of the twelve Apostles (first century)
    Simon the Zealot; Simon the Canaanite; Simon; Simon Zelotes.

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sitting

  • noun (photography) the act of assuming a certain position (as for a photograph or portrait)
    posing.
    • he wanted his portrait painted but couldn't spare time for the sitting
  • noun the act of assuming or maintaining a seated position
    • he read the mystery at one sitting

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feature

  • noun a prominent attribute or aspect of something
    characteristic.
    • the map showed roads and other features
    • generosity is one of his best characteristics
  • noun the characteristic parts of a person's face: eyes and nose and mouth and chin
    lineament.
    • an expression of pleasure crossed his features
    • his lineaments were very regular

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recreation

  • noun an activity that diverts or amuses or stimulates
    diversion.
    • scuba diving is provided as a diversion for tourists
    • for recreation he wrote poetry and solved crossword puzzles
    • drug abuse is often regarded as a form of recreation
  • noun activity that refreshes and recreates; activity that renews your health and spirits by enjoyment and relaxation
    refreshment.
    • time for rest and refreshment by the pool
    • days of joyous recreation with his friends

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st._gregory_of_nazianzen

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) a church father known for his constant fight against perceived heresies; a saint and Doctor of the Church (329-391)
    Gregory Nazianzen; Gregory; Gregory of Nazianzen.

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cardinal

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) one of a group of more than 100 prominent bishops in the Sacred College who advise the Pope and elect new Popes
  • noun the number of elements in a mathematical set; denotes a quantity but not the order
    cardinal number.

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attachment

  • noun a feeling of affection for a person or an institution
    fond regard.
  • noun a supplementary part or accessory

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sacred

  • adjective concerned with religion or religious purposes
    • sacred texts
    • sacred rites
    • sacred music
  • adjective satellite worthy of respect or dedication
    • saw motherhood as woman's sacred calling

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miles_davis

  • noun United States jazz musician; noted for his trumpet style (1926-1991)
    Davis; Miles Dewey Davis Jr..

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vigilance

  • noun the process of paying close and continuous attention
    watchfulness; alertness; wakefulness.
    • wakefulness, watchfulness, and bellicosity make a good hunter
    • vigilance is especially susceptible to fatigue
  • noun vigilant attentiveness
    watchfulness; weather eye.
    • he keeps a weather eye open for trouble

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ordinary

  • noun a judge of a probate court
  • noun the expected or commonplace condition or situation
    • not out of the ordinary

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unearthly

  • adjective satellite concerned with or affecting the spirit or soul
    spiritual.
    • a spiritual approach to life
    • spiritual fulfillment
    • spiritual values
    • unearthly love
  • adjective satellite suggesting the operation of supernatural influences
    weird; eldritch; uncanny.
    • an eldritch screech
    • the three weird sisters
    • stumps...had uncanny shapes as of monstrous creatures"- John Galsworthy
    • an unearthly light
    • he could hear the unearthly scream of some curlew piercing the din"- Henry Kingsley

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simplicity

  • noun the quality of being simple or uncompounded
    simpleness.
    • the simplicity of a crystal
  • noun a lack of penetration or subtlety
    simple mindedness; simpleness.
    • they took advantage of her simplicity

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plant

  • noun buildings for carrying on industrial labor
    works; industrial plant.
    • they built a large plant to manufacture automobiles
  • noun (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
    flora; plant life.

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cosmographist

  • noun a scientist knowledgeable about cosmography
    cosmographer.

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fu

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sleeve

  • noun the part of a garment that is attached at the armhole and that provides a cloth covering for the arm
    arm.
  • noun small case into which an object fits

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service

  • noun work done by one person or group that benefits another
    • budget separately for goods and services
  • noun an act of help or assistance
    • he did them a service

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st._leo_i

  • noun Italian pope from 440 to 461 who extended the authority of the papacy to the west and persuaded Attila not to attack Rome (440-461)
    Leo the Great; Leo I.

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misericord

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lay

  • noun a narrative song with a recurrent refrain
    ballad.
  • noun a narrative poem of popular origin
    ballad.

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jussieu

  • noun French botanist who categorized plants into families and developed a system of plant classification (1748-1836)
    Antoine Laurent de Jussieu.

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such

  • adjective satellite of so extreme a degree or extent
    • such weeping
    • so much weeping
    • such a help
    • such grief
    • never dreamed of such beauty
  • adverb to so extreme a degree
    • he is such a baby
    • Such rich people!

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tradescant

  • noun English botanist who was one of the first to collect specimens of plants (1570-1638)
    John Tradescant.

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suttafee

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st._louis

  • noun the largest city in Missouri; a busy river port on the Mississippi River near its confluence with the Missouri River; was an important staging area for wagon trains westward in the 19th century
    Saint Louis; Gateway to the West.
  • noun king of France and son of Louis VIII; he led two unsuccessful Crusades; considered an ideal medieval king (1214-1270)
    Louis IX; Saint Louis.

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shaolin

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st._basil_the_great

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) the bishop of Caesarea who defended the Roman Catholic Church against the heresies of the 4th century; a saint and Doctor of the Church (329-379)
    Basil; St. Basil; Basil the Great; Basil of Caesarea.

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ulfilas

  • noun a Christian believed to be of Cappadocian descent who became bishop of the Visigoths in 341 and translated the Bible from Greek into Gothic; traditionally held to have invented the Gothic alphabet (311-382)
    Bishop Wulfila; Bishop Ulfila; Wulfila; Ulfila; Bishop Ulfilas.
  • noun a Christian believed to be of Cappadocian descent who became bishop of the Visigoths in 341 and translated the Bible from Greek into Gothic; traditionally held to have invented the Gothic alphabet (311-382)
    Bishop Wulfila; Bishop Ulfila; Wulfila; Ulfila; Bishop Ulfilas.

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contemplative

  • noun a person devoted to the contemplative life
  • adjective satellite deeply or seriously thoughtful;
    pensive; broody; ruminative; pondering; brooding; musing; meditative; reflective.
    • Byron lives on not only in his poetry, but also in his creation of the 'Byronic hero' - the persona of a brooding melancholy young man

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phytologist

  • noun a biologist specializing in the study of plants
    botanist; plant scientist.

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green

  • noun green color or pigment; resembling the color of growing grass
    viridity; greenness.
  • noun a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
    park; commons; common.
    • they went for a walk in the park

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fossilist

  • noun a specialist in paleontology
    palaeontologist; paleontologist.

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jain

One of a numerous sect in British India, holding the tenets of Jainism.

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morton

  • noun United States jazz musician who moved from ragtime to New Orleans jazz (1885-1941)
    Jelly Roll Morton; Ferdinand Joseph La Menthe Morton.

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order

  • noun (often plural) a command given by a superior (e.g., a military or law enforcement officer) that must be obeyed
    • the British ships dropped anchor and waited for orders from London
  • noun a degree in a continuum of size or quantity
    order of magnitude.
    • it was on the order of a mile
    • an explosion of a low order of magnitude

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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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refectory

  • noun a communal dining-hall (usually in a monastery)

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devote

  • verb give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause
    commit; consecrate; dedicate; give.
    • She committed herself to the work of God
    • give one's talents to a good cause
    • consecrate your life to the church
  • verb dedicate
    pay; give.
    • give thought to
    • give priority to
    • pay attention to

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stability

  • noun the quality or attribute of being firm and steadfast
    stableness.
  • noun a stable order (especially of society)

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asketikon

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credulousness

  • noun tendency to believe too readily and therefore to be easily deceived
    gullibility.

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anchorite

  • noun one retired from society for religious reasons
    hermit.

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coenobite

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

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parlance

  • noun a manner of speaking that is natural to native speakers of a language
    idiom.

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gyrovague

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columba

  • noun a constellation in the southern hemisphere near Puppis and Caelum
    Dove.
  • noun type genus of the Columbidae: typical pigeons
    genus Columba.

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solitary

  • noun confinement of a prisoner in isolation from other prisoners
    solitary confinement.
    • he was held in solitary
  • noun one who lives in solitude
    troglodyte; recluse; solitudinarian; hermit.

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outer

  • adjective being on the outside or further from a center
    • spent hours adorning the outer man
    • the outer suburbs
  • adjective satellite located outside
    • outer reality

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monkery

The life of monks; monastic life; monastic usage or customs; -- now usually applied by way of reproach.
Miters, and wretched dead mediæval monkeries. Carlyle.

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personal

  • noun a short newspaper article about a particular person or group
  • adjective concerning or affecting a particular person or his or her private life and personality
    • a personal favor
    • for your personal use
    • personal papers
    • I have something personal to tell you
    • a personal God
    • he has his personal bank account and she has hers

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broom

  • noun a cleaning implement for sweeping; bundle of straws or twigs attached to a long handle
  • noun any of various shrubs of the genera Cytisus or Genista or Spartium having long slender branches and racemes of yellow flowers

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bibliotist

  • noun someone who engages in bibliotics

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social_class

  • noun people having the same social, economic, or educational status
    socio-economic class; class; stratum.
    • the working class
    • an emerging professional class

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abbey

  • noun a church associated with a monastery or convent
  • noun a convent ruled by an abbess

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holy_order

  • noun (usually plural) the status or rank or office of a Christian clergyman in an ecclesiastical hierarchy
    Order.
    • theologians still disagree over whether `bishop' should or should not be a separate Order
  • noun the sacrament of ordination

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flagellant

  • noun a person who is whipped or whips himself for sexual gratification
  • noun a person who whips himself as a religious penance

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religiousism

  • noun exaggerated or affected piety and religious zeal
    religionism; religiosity; pietism.

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bhikkhus

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benjamin_franklin

  • noun printer whose success as an author led him to take up politics; he helped draw up the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution; he played a major role in the American Revolution and negotiated French support for the colonists; as a scientist he is remembered particularly for his research in electricity (1706-1790)
    Franklin.

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apostle_of_the_gentiles

  • noun (New Testament) a Christian missionary to the Gentiles; author of several Epistles in the New Testament; even though Paul was not present at the Last Supper he is considered an Apostle
    Saul of Tarsus; Paul the Apostle; Saint Paul; Apostle Paul; Paul; St. Paul; Saul.
    • Paul's name was Saul prior to his conversion to Christianity

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anglicanism

Strong partiality to the principles and rites of the Church of England.

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jacobi

  • noun German mathematician (1804-1851)
    Karl Gustav Jacob Jacobi.

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simon_peter

  • noun disciple of Jesus and leader of the Apostles; regarded by Catholics as the vicar of Christ on earth and first Pope
    St. Peter; Saint Peter the Apostle; Saint Peter; Peter; St. Peter the Apostle.

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eremitic

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

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ascetical

  • adjective pertaining to or characteristic of an ascetic or the practice of rigorous self-discipline
    ascetic.
    • ascetic practices
  • adjective satellite practicing great self-denial
    spartan; austere; ascetic.
    • Be systematically ascetic...do...something for no other reason than that you would rather not do it"- William James
    • a desert nomad's austere life
    • a spartan diet
    • a spartan existence

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naivety

  • noun lack of sophistication or worldliness
    naivete; naiveness.

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ferdinand_joseph_la_menthe_morton

  • noun United States jazz musician who moved from ragtime to New Orleans jazz (1885-1941)
    Morton; Jelly Roll Morton.

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good

  • noun benefit
    • for your own good
    • what's the good of worrying?
  • noun moral excellence or admirableness
    goodness.
    • there is much good to be found in people

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mother_teresa

  • noun Indian nun and missionary in the Roman Catholic Church (born of Albanian parents in what is now Macedonia); dedicated to helping the poor in India (1910-1997)
    Mother Theresa; Teresa; Theresa; Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu.

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dominican

  • noun a Roman Catholic friar wearing the black mantle of the Dominican order
    Blackfriar; Black Friar; friar preacher.
  • noun a native or inhabitant of the Dominican Republic

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entire

  • noun uncastrated adult male horse
    stallion.
  • adjective satellite constituting the full quantity or extent; complete
    total; full.
    • an entire town devastated by an earthquake
    • gave full attention
    • a total failure

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food

  • noun any substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue
    nutrient.
  • noun any solid substance (as opposed to liquid) that is used as a source of nourishment
    solid food.
    • food and drink

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saint_jerome

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) one of the great Fathers of the early Christian Church whose major work was his translation of the Scriptures from Hebrew and Greek into Latin (which became the Vulgate); a saint and Doctor of the Church (347-420)
    Eusebius Sophronius Hieronymus; Eusebius Hieronymus; Hieronymus; Jerome; St. Jerome.

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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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brother

  • noun a male with the same parents as someone else
    blood brother.
    • my brother still lives with our parents
  • noun a male person who is a fellow member (of a fraternity or religion or other group)
    • none of his brothers would betray him

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neophyte

  • noun a plant that is found in an area where it had not been recorded previously
  • noun any new participant in some activity
    newbie; fledgeling; newcomer; entrant; freshman; fledgling; starter.

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newman

  • noun United States film actor (born in 1925)
    Paul Newman; Paul Leonard Newman.
  • noun English prelate and theologian who (with John Keble and Edward Pusey) founded the Oxford movement; Newman later turned to Roman Catholicism and became a cardinal (1801-1890)
    John Henry Newman; Cardinal Newman.

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st._john_the_apostle

  • noun (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; traditionally said to be the author of the 4th Gospel and three epistles and the book of Revelation
    John the Divine; St. John; John the Evangelist; Saint John; Saint John the Apostle; John.

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saint_nicholas

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

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william_curtis

  • noun English botanical writer and publisher (1746-1799)
    Curtis.

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dominic

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) Spanish priest who founded an order whose members became known as Dominicans or Black Friars (circa 1170-1221)
    St. Dominic; Saint Dominic; Domingo de Guzman.

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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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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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fats_waller

  • noun United States jazz musician (1904-1943)
    Thomas Wright Waller; Waller.

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jesuit

  • noun a member of the Jesuit order
  • adjective having qualities characteristic of Jesuits or Jesuitism
    Jesuitical; Jesuitic.
    • Jesuitical education

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level

  • noun a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality
    grade; degree.
    • a moderate grade of intelligence
    • a high level of care is required
    • it is all a matter of degree
  • noun a relative position or degree of value in a graded group
    grade; tier.
    • lumber of the highest grade

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choir

  • noun a chorus that sings as part of a religious ceremony
  • noun a family of similar musical instrument playing together
    consort.

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saint_beda

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) English monk and scholar (672-735)
    Beda; Bede; St. Baeda; Saint Baeda; St. Beda; St. Bede; Baeda; the Venerable Bede; Saint Bede.

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saint_bede

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) English monk and scholar (672-735)
    Beda; Bede; St. Baeda; Saint Baeda; St. Beda; St. Bede; Baeda; the Venerable Bede; Saint Beda.

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anglican_communion

  • noun the national church of England (and all other churches in other countries that share its beliefs); has its see in Canterbury and the sovereign as its temporal head
    Anglican Church; Church of England.

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st._bride

  • noun Irish abbess; a patron saint of Ireland (453-523)
    St. Brigid; Bridget; St. Bridget; Brigid; Saint Bridget; Saint Brigid; Bride; Saint Bride.

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difficult

  • adjective not easy; requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish or comprehend or endure
    hard.
    • 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 hard to control
    unmanageable.
    • a difficult child", "an unmanageable situation

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meal

  • noun the food served and eaten at one time
    repast.
  • noun any of the occasions for eating food that occur by custom or habit at more or less fixed times

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mean

  • noun an average of n numbers computed by adding some function of the numbers and dividing by some function of n
    mean value.
  • verb mean or intend to express or convey
    intend.
    • You never understand what I mean!
    • what do his words intend?

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harm

  • noun any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
    injury; trauma; hurt.
  • noun the occurrence of a change for the worse
    impairment; damage.

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square

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

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mental

  • adjective involving the mind or an intellectual process
    • mental images of happy times
    • mental calculations
    • in a terrible mental state
    • mental suffering
    • free from mental defects
  • adjective of or relating to the mind
    • mental powers
    • mental development
    • mental hygiene

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sanctimoniousness

  • noun the quality of being hypocritically devout
    sanctimony.

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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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garment

  • noun an article of clothing
    • garments of the finest silk
  • verb provide with clothes or put clothes on
    enclothe; fit out; garb; raiment; apparel; habilitate; dress; tog; clothe.
    • Parents must feed and dress their child

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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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monk

  • noun a male religious living in a cloister and devoting himself to contemplation and prayer and work
    monastic.
  • noun United States jazz pianist who was one of the founders of the bebop style (1917-1982)
    Thelonious Sphere Monk; Thelonious Monk.

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neckbeads

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benedictine

  • noun a monk or nun belonging to the order founded by Saint Benedict
  • noun a French liqueur originally made by Benedictine monks

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church_of_rome

  • noun the Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy
    Roman Catholic; Western Church; Roman Church; Roman Catholic Church.

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catholicon

  • noun hypothetical remedy for all ills or diseases; once sought by the alchemists
    cure-all; nostrum; panacea.

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temporary

  • noun a worker (especially in an office) hired on a temporary basis
    temporary worker; temp.
  • adjective not permanent; not lasting
    impermanent.
    • politics is an impermanent factor of life"- James Thurber
    • impermanent palm cottages
    • a temperary arrangement
    • temporary housing

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morning

  • noun the time period between dawn and noon
    morning time; forenoon; morn.
    • I spent the morning running errands
  • noun a conventional expression of greeting or farewell
    good morning.

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sexual

  • adjective of or relating to or characterized by sexuality
    • sexual orientation
    • sexual distinctions
  • adjective having or involving sex
    • sexual reproduction
    • sexual spores

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special

  • noun a special offering (usually temporary and at a reduced price) that is featured in advertising
    • they are having a special on pork chops
  • noun a dish or meal given prominence in e.g. a restaurant

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loccum

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living

  • noun the experience of being alive; the course of human events and activities
    life.
    • he could no longer cope with the complexities of life
  • noun people who are still living
    • save your pity for the living

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veneration

  • noun a feeling of profound respect for someone or something
    fear; awe; reverence.
    • the fear of God
    • the Chinese reverence for the dead
    • the French treat food with gentle reverence
    • his respect for the law bordered on veneration
  • noun religious zeal; the willingness to serve God
    idolatry; cultism; devotion.

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swamigalu

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god

  • noun any supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a force
    deity; divinity; immortal.
  • noun the supernatural being conceived as the perfect and omnipotent and omniscient originator and ruler of the universe; the object of worship in monotheistic religions
    Supreme Being.

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schemamonk

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st._benedict

  • noun Italian monk who founded the Benedictine order about 540 (480-547)
    Benedict; Saint Benedict.

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roman_catholicism

  • noun the beliefs and practices of the Catholic Church based in Rome
    Romanism; papism.

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theresa

  • noun Indian nun and missionary in the Roman Catholic Church (born of Albanian parents in what is now Macedonia); dedicated to helping the poor in India (1910-1997)
    Mother Theresa; Mother Teresa; Teresa; Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu.

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research

  • noun systematic investigation to establish facts
  • noun a search for knowledge
    enquiry; inquiry.
    • their pottery deserves more research than it has received

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priest

  • noun a clergyman in Christian churches who has the authority to perform or administer various religious rites; one of the Holy Orders
  • noun a person who performs religious duties and ceremonies in a non-Christian religion
    non-Christian priest.

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analavos

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internet

  • noun a computer network consisting of a worldwide network of computer networks that use the TCP/IP network protocols to facilitate data transmission and exchange
    cyberspace; net.

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excellence

  • noun the quality of excelling; possessing good qualities in high degree
  • noun an outstanding feature; something in which something or someone excels
    excellency.
    • a center of manufacturing excellence
    • the use of herbs is one of the excellencies of French cuisine

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louis_ix

  • noun king of France and son of Louis VIII; he led two unsuccessful Crusades; considered an ideal medieval king (1214-1270)
    St. Louis; Saint Louis.

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plural

  • noun the form of a word that is used to denote more than one
    plural form.
  • adjective composed of more than one member, set, or kind

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correct

  • verb make right or correct
    right; rectify.
    • Correct the mistakes
    • rectify the calculation
  • verb make reparations or amends for
    compensate; right; redress.
    • right a wrongs done to the victims of the Holocaust

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hieroschemamonk

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trappist

  • noun member of an order of monks noted for austerity and a vow of silence
    Cistercian.

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theosis

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digambar

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matha

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pinchi

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jude

  • noun (New Testament) supposed brother of St. James; one of the Apostles who is invoked in prayer when a situation seems hopeless
    St. Jude; Thaddaeus; Judas; Saint Jude.
  • noun a New Testament book attributed to Saint Jude
    Epistle of Jude.

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acharya

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reason

  • noun a rational motive for a belief or action
    ground.
    • the reason that war was declared
    • the grounds for their declaration
  • noun an explanation of the cause of some phenomenon
    • the reason a steady state was never reached was that the back pressure built up too slowly

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tirthankara

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monachal

Of or pertaining to monks or a monastic life; monastic.

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emblematic

  • adjective satellite serving as a visible symbol for something abstract
    symbolical; emblematical; symbolic.
    • a crown is emblematic of royalty
    • the spinning wheel was as symbolic of colonical Massachusetts as the codfish
  • adjective satellite being or serving as an illustration of a type;
    typic; exemplary.
    • the free discussion that is emblematic of democracy
    • an action exemplary of his conduct

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gheronda

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monkess

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theravada_buddhism

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

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paul

  • noun United States feminist (1885-1977)
    Alice Paul.
  • noun (New Testament) a Christian missionary to the Gentiles; author of several Epistles in the New Testament; even though Paul was not present at the Last Supper he is considered an Apostle
    Saul of Tarsus; Paul the Apostle; Saint Paul; Apostle Paul; Apostle of the Gentiles; St. Paul; Saul.
    • Paul's name was Saul prior to his conversion to Christianity

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scientific_discipline

  • noun a particular branch of scientific knowledge
    science.
    • the science of genetics

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analav

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training

  • noun activity leading to skilled behavior
    preparation; grooming.
  • noun the result of good upbringing (especially knowledge of correct social behavior)
    education; breeding.
    • a woman of breeding and refinement

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saint_bridget

  • noun Irish abbess; a patron saint of Ireland (453-523)
    St. Brigid; Bridget; St. Bridget; Brigid; Saint Brigid; Bride; Saint Bride; St. Bride.

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cheda

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ministry

  • noun religious ministers collectively (especially Presbyterian)
  • noun building where the business of a government department is transacted

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bishop_berkeley

  • noun Irish philosopher and Anglican bishop who opposed the materialism of Thomas Hobbes (1685-1753)
    George Berkeley; Berkeley.

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digambara

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american

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

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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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kung

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st._dominic

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) Spanish priest who founded an order whose members became known as Dominicans or Black Friars (circa 1170-1221)
    Dominic; Saint Dominic; Domingo de Guzman.

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saint_anselm

  • noun an Italian who was a Benedictine monk; was archbishop of Canterbury from 1093 to 1109; one of the founders of scholasticism; best known for his proof of the existence of God
    St. Anselm; Anselm.

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heloise

  • noun student and mistress and wife of Abelard (circa 1098-1164)

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skete

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upadhyaya

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devries

  • noun Dutch botanist who rediscovered Mendel's laws and developed the mutation theory of evolution (1848-1935)
    Hugo De Vries; Hugo deVries; De Vries.

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östanbäck

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angelic

  • adjective satellite marked by utter benignity; resembling or befitting an angel or saint
    saintly; sainted; beatific; saintlike; angelical.
    • angelic beneficence
    • a beatific smile
    • a saintly concern for his fellow men
    • my sainted mother
  • adjective of or relating to angels
    angelical.
    • angelic messenger

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bridget

  • noun Irish abbess; a patron saint of Ireland (453-523)
    St. Brigid; St. Bridget; Brigid; Saint Bridget; Saint Brigid; Bride; Saint Bride; St. Bride.

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grade

  • noun a body of students who are taught together
    course; class; form.
    • early morning classes are always sleepy
  • noun a relative position or degree of value in a graded group
    tier; level.
    • lumber of the highest grade

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exorasson

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martin

  • noun French bishop who is a patron saint of France (died in 397)
    St. Martin.
  • noun United States actor and comedian (born in 1945)
    Steve Martin.

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spiritual

  • noun a kind of religious song originated by Blacks in the southern United States
    Negro spiritual.
  • adjective satellite concerned with sacred matters or religion or the church
    religious.
    • religious texts
    • a member of a religious order
    • lords temporal and spiritual
    • spiritual leaders
    • spiritual songs

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rank

  • noun a row or line of people (especially soldiers or police) standing abreast of one another
    • the entrance was guarded by ranks of policemen
  • noun relative status
    • his salary was determined by his rank and seniority

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jesus

The Savior; the name of the Son of God as announced by the angel to his parents; the personal name of Our Lord, in distinction from Christ, his official appellation. Luke i. 31.
Thou shalt call his name Jesus; for he shall save his people from their sins. Matt. i. 21.
✍The form Jesu is often used, esp. in the vocative.
Jesu, do thou my soul receive. Keble.

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elder

  • noun a person who is older than you are
    senior.
  • noun any of numerous shrubs or small trees of temperate and subtropical northern hemisphere having white flowers and berrylike fruit
    elderberry bush.

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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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linnaeus

  • noun Swedish botanist who proposed the modern system of biological nomenclature (1707-1778)
    Karl Linne; Carolus Linnaeus; Carl von Linne.

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almsround

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vicar_apostolic

  • noun a titular Roman Catholic bishop in a non-Catholic area

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radiologic_technologist

  • noun a scientist trained in radiological technology

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sadhvi

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medical_scientist

  • noun a scientist who studies disease processes

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paleontologist

  • noun a specialist in paleontology
    palaeontologist; fossilist.

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hood

  • noun an aggressive and violent young criminal
    strong-armer; tough; goon; punk; hoodlum; thug; toughie.
  • noun a protective covering that is part of a plant
    cap.

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cenobitic

  • adjective of or relating to or befitting cenobites or their practices of communal living
    coenobitical; coenobitic; cenobitical.

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little

  • noun a small amount or duration
    • he accepted the little they gave him
  • adjective limited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent
    small.
    • a little dining room
    • a little house
    • a small car
    • a little (or small) group

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guest

  • noun a visitor to whom hospitality is extended
    invitee.
  • noun United States journalist (born in England) noted for his syndicated homey verse (1881-1959)
    Edgar Guest; Edgar Albert Guest.

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convent

  • noun a religious residence especially for nuns
  • noun a community of people in a religious order (especially nuns) living together

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benedict

  • noun a newly married man (especially one who has long been a bachelor)
    benedick.
  • noun United States anthropologist (1887-1948)
    Ruth Benedict; Ruth Fulton.

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st.

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obedience

  • noun the act of obeying; dutiful or submissive behavior with respect to another person
    obeisance.
  • noun the trait of being willing to obey

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memorizable

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their

The possessive case of the personal pronoun they; as, their houses; their country. ✍ The possessive takes the form theirs () when the noun to which it refers is not expressed, but implied or understood; as, our land is richest, but theirs is best cultivated.
Nothing but the name of zeal appears 'Twixt our best actions and the worst of theirs. Denham.

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levi

  • noun (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; traditionally considered to be the author of the first Gospel
    St. Matthew the Apostle; St. Matthew; Matthew; Saint Matthew the Apostle; Saint Matthew.

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prioress

  • noun the superior of a group of nuns
    mother superior; abbess.

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chastity

  • noun abstaining from sexual relations (as because of religious vows)
    sexual abstention; celibacy.
  • noun morality with respect to sexual relations
    sexual morality; virtue.

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saint

  • noun a person who has died and has been declared a saint by canonization
  • noun person of exceptional holiness
    holy person; angel; holy man.

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pomologist

  • noun someone versed in pomology or someone who cultivates fruit trees

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religious_person

  • noun a person who manifests devotion to a deity

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white

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

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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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final

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

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niyamasara

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art_tatum

  • noun United States jazz pianist who was almost completely blind; his innovations influenced many other jazz musicians (1910-1956)
    Arthur Tatum; Tatum.

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gregory_the_great

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) an Italian pope distinguished for his spiritual and temporal leadership; a saint and Doctor of the Church (540?-604)
    Gregory I; St. Gregory I; Gregory; Saint Gregory I.

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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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celibate

  • noun an unmarried person who has taken a religious vow of chastity
  • adjective satellite abstaining from sexual intercourse
    continent.
    • celibate priests

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exclaustration

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bride

  • noun a woman who has recently been married
  • noun Irish abbess; a patron saint of Ireland (453-523)
    St. Brigid; Bridget; St. Bridget; Brigid; Saint Bridget; Saint Brigid; Saint Bride; St. Bride.

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analvos

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mainchín

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surprising

  • adjective causing surprise or wonder or amazement
    • the report shows a surprising lack of hard factual data
    • leaped up with surprising agility
    • she earned a surprising amount of money
  • verb cause to be surprised
    surprise.
    • The news really surprised me

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athanasius_the_great

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) Greek patriarch of Alexandria who championed Christian orthodoxy against Arianism; a church father, saint, and Doctor of the Church (293-373)
    St. Athanasius; Saint Athanasius; Athanasius.

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wide

  • adjective having great (or a certain) extent from one side to the other
    broad.
    • wide roads
    • a wide necktie
    • wide margins
    • three feet wide
    • a river two miles broad
    • broad shoulders
    • a broad river
  • adjective satellite broad in scope or content
    across-the-board; broad; blanket; all-encompassing; encompassing; all-inclusive; all-embracing; extensive; panoptic.
    • across-the-board pay increases
    • an all-embracing definition
    • blanket sanctions against human-rights violators
    • an invention with broad applications
    • a panoptic study of Soviet nationality"- T.G.Winner
    • granted him wide powers

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scheme

  • noun an elaborate and systematic plan of action
    strategy.
  • noun a statement that evades the question by cleverness or trickery
    dodge; dodging.

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accordance

  • noun concurrence of opinion
    accord; conformity.
    • we are in accord with your proposal
  • noun the act of granting rights
    accordance of rights.
    • the accordance to Canada of rights of access

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teresa

  • noun Indian nun and missionary in the Roman Catholic Church (born of Albanian parents in what is now Macedonia); dedicated to helping the poor in India (1910-1997)
    Mother Theresa; Mother Teresa; Theresa; Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu.

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naiveness

  • noun lack of sophistication or worldliness
    naivete; naivety.

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propagator

  • noun someone who propagates plants (as under glass)
  • noun someone who spreads the news
    disseminator.

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preparation

  • noun the activity of putting or setting in order in advance of some act or purpose
    readying.
    • preparations for the ceremony had begun
  • noun a substance prepared according to a formula
    formulation.
    • the physician prescribed a commercial preparation of the medicine

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fraternisation

  • noun associating with others in a brotherly or friendly way; especially with an enemy
    fraternization.

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solomon

One of the kings of Israel, noted for his superior wisdom and magnificent reign; hence, a very wise man. -- Sol`o*mon"ic a.

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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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petasius

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male_person

  • noun a person who belongs to the sex that cannot have babies
    male.

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lectio

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st._ambrose

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) Roman priest who became bishop of Milan; the first Church Father born and raised in the Christian faith; composer of hymns; imposed orthodoxy on the early Christian church and built up its secular power; a saint and Doctor of the Church (340?-397)
    Ambrose; Saint Ambrose.

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seminary

  • noun a private place of education for the young
  • noun a theological school for training ministers or priests or rabbis

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peter

  • noun disciple of Jesus and leader of the Apostles; regarded by Catholics as the vicar of Christ on earth and first Pope
    St. Peter; Saint Peter the Apostle; Saint Peter; Simon Peter; St. Peter the Apostle.
  • noun obscene terms for penis
    shaft; prick; cock; tool; dick; putz; pecker.

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svetambar

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reformado

A monk of a reformed order. Obs. Weever.

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st._mary_magdalene

  • noun sinful woman Jesus healed of evil spirits; she became a follower of Jesus
    Mary Magdalene; Mary Magdalen; St. Mary Magdalen.

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oliver

  • noun United States jazz musician who influenced the style of Louis Armstrong (1885-1938)
    Joseph Oliver; King Oliver.

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head

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

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hieronymus

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) one of the great Fathers of the early Christian Church whose major work was his translation of the Scriptures from Hebrew and Greek into Latin (which became the Vulgate); a saint and Doctor of the Church (347-420)
    Eusebius Sophronius Hieronymus; Eusebius Hieronymus; Jerome; St. Jerome; Saint Jerome.

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st._ignatius

  • noun bishop of Antioch who was martyred under the Roman Emperor Trajan (died 110)
    Ignatius; Saint Ignatius.

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bhikkhuni

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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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socio

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manner

  • noun how something is done or how it happens
    style; fashion; way; mode.
    • her dignified manner
    • his rapid manner of talking
    • their nomadic mode of existence
    • in the characteristic New York style
    • a lonely way of life
    • in an abrasive fashion
  • noun a way of acting or behaving
    personal manner.

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minchen

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st._francis_of_assisi

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) an Italian and the Roman Catholic monk who founded the Franciscan order of friars (1181-1226)
    St. Francis; Francis of Assisi; Giovanni di Bernardone; Saint Francis; Saint Francis of Assisi.

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saint_ignatius

  • noun bishop of Antioch who was martyred under the Roman Emperor Trajan (died 110)
    Ignatius; St. Ignatius.

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catholic

  • adjective satellite free from provincial prejudices or attachments
    • catholic in one's tastes
  • noun a member of a Catholic church

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conversion

  • noun an event that results in a transformation
    transition; changeover.
  • noun a change in the units or form of an expression: "conversion from Fahrenheit to Centigrade"

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unstitch

To open by picking out stitches; to take out, or undo, the stitches of; as, to unstitch a seam. Collier.

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laurentius

  • noun Roman martyr; supposedly Lawrence was ordered by the police to give up the church's treasure and when he responded by presenting the poor people of Rome he was roasted to death on a gridiron (died in 258)
    St. Lawrence; Saint Lawrence; Lawrence.

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kshullak

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st._james

  • noun (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; brother of John; author of the Epistle of James in the New Testament
    James; Saint James the Apostle; St. James the Apostle; Saint James.

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vinaya

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dining

  • noun the act of eating dinner
  • verb have supper; eat dinner
    dine.
    • We often dine with friends in this restaurant

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labour

  • noun a social class comprising those who do manual labor or work for wages
    working class; proletariat; labor.
    • there is a shortage of skilled labor in this field
  • noun concluding state of pregnancy; from the onset of contractions to the birth of a child
    travail; lying-in; childbed; labor; parturiency; confinement.
    • she was in labor for six hours

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superior

  • noun one of greater rank or station or quality
    superordinate; higher-up.
  • noun the head of a religious community

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mendicant

  • noun a male member of a religious order that originally relied solely on alms
    friar.
  • noun a pauper who lives by begging
    beggar.

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saint_james

  • noun (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; brother of John; author of the Epistle of James in the New Testament
    James; Saint James the Apostle; St. James the Apostle; St. James.

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saint_jude

  • noun (New Testament) supposed brother of St. James; one of the Apostles who is invoked in prayer when a situation seems hopeless
    St. Jude; Thaddaeus; Judas; Jude.

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gregor_mendel

  • noun Augustinian monk and botanist whose experiments in breeding garden peas led to his eventual recognition as founder of the science of genetics (1822-1884)
    Mendel; Johann Mendel.

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sect

  • noun a subdivision of a larger religious group
    religious order; religious sect.
  • noun a dissenting clique
    faction.

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apostle_of_germany

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) Anglo-Saxon missionary who was sent to Frisia and Germany to spread the Christian faith; was martyred in Frisia (680-754)
    Boniface; Winfred; St. Boniface; Wynfrith; Saint Boniface.

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st._matthew_the_apostle

  • noun (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; traditionally considered to be the author of the first Gospel
    St. Matthew; Matthew; Levi; Saint Matthew the Apostle; Saint Matthew.

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normal

  • noun something regarded as a normative example
    formula; pattern; rule; convention.
    • the convention of not naming the main character
    • violence is the rule not the exception
    • his formula for impressing visitors
  • adjective conforming with or constituting a norm or standard or level or type or social norm; not abnormal
    • serve wine at normal room temperature
    • normal diplomatic relations
    • normal working hours
    • normal word order
    • normal curiosity
    • the normal course of events

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eucharist

The act of giving thanks; thanksgiving. Obs.
Led through the vale of tears to the region of eucharist and hallelujahs. South.

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getshül

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patron_saint

  • noun a saint who is considered to be a defender of some group or nation

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most

  • adjective (superlative of `many' used with count nouns and often preceded by `the') quantifier meaning the greatest in number
    • who has the most apples?
    • most people like eggs
    • most fishes have fins
  • adjective the superlative of `much' that can be used with mass nouns and is usually preceded by `the'; a quantifier meaning the greatest in amount or extent or degree
    • made the most money he could
    • what attracts the most attention?
    • made the most of a bad deal

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hermit

  • noun one retired from society for religious reasons
    anchorite.
  • noun one who lives in solitude
    solitary; troglodyte; recluse; solitudinarian.

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reverence

  • noun a feeling of profound respect for someone or something
    fear; veneration; awe.
    • the fear of God
    • the Chinese reverence for the dead
    • the French treat food with gentle reverence
    • his respect for the law bordered on veneration
  • noun a reverent mental attitude

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successive

  • adjective satellite in regular succession without gaps
    consecutive; serial; sequential; sequent.
    • serial concerts

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awe

  • noun an overwhelming feeling of wonder or admiration
    • he stared over the edge with a feeling of awe
  • noun a feeling of profound respect for someone or something
    fear; veneration; reverence.
    • the fear of God
    • the Chinese reverence for the dead
    • the French treat food with gentle reverence
    • his respect for the law bordered on veneration

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becket

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) archbishop of Canterbury from 1162 to 1170; murdered following his opposition to Henry II's attempts to control the clergy (1118-1170)
    Thomas a Becket; St. Thomas a Becket; Saint Thomas a Becket.
  • noun (nautical) a short line with an eye at one end and a knot at the other; used to secure loose items on a ship

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class

  • noun a collection of things sharing a common attribute
    category; family.
    • there are two classes of detergents
  • noun a body of students who are taught together
    grade; course; form.
    • early morning classes are always sleepy

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icon

  • noun (computer science) a graphic symbol (usually a simple picture) that denotes a program or a command or a data file or a concept in a graphical user interface
  • noun a visual representation (of an object or scene or person or abstraction) produced on a surface
    picture; image; ikon.
    • they showed us the pictures of their wedding
    • a movie is a series of images projected so rapidly that the eye integrates them

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cenobite

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

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augustine

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) one of the great Fathers of the early Christian church; after a dramatic conversion to Christianity he became bishop of Hippo Regius in North Africa; St. Augustine emphasized man's need for grace (354-430)
    Augustine of Hippo; Saint Augustine; St. Augustine.

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cloth

  • noun artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers
    textile; material; fabric.
    • the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent
    • woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC
    • she measured off enough material for a dress

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swami

  • noun a Hindu religious teacher; used as a title of respect

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teresa_of_avila

  • noun Spanish mystic and religious reformer; author of religious classics and a Christian saint (1515-1582)
    Saint Teresa of Avila.

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medical

  • noun a thorough physical examination; includes a variety of tests depending on the age and sex and health of the person
    checkup; medical checkup; health check; medical examination; medical exam.
  • adjective relating to the study or practice of medicine
    • the medical profession
    • a medical student
    • medical school

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reform

  • noun a change for the better as a result of correcting abuses
    • justice was for sale before the reform of the law courts
  • noun a campaign aimed to correct abuses or malpractices
    • the reforms he proposed were too radical for the politicians

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disease

  • noun an impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning

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deacon

  • noun a Protestant layman who assists the minister
    Protestant deacon.
  • noun a cleric ranking just below a priest in Christian churches; one of the Holy Orders

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penitent

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) a person who repents for wrongdoing (a Roman Catholic may be admitted to penance under the direction of a confessor)
  • adjective feeling or expressing remorse for misdeeds
    repentant.

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aquinas

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) Italian theologian and Doctor of the Church who is remembered for his attempt to reconcile faith and reason in a comprehensive theology; presented philosophical proofs of the existence of God (1225-1274)
    St. Thomas Aquinas; Saint Thomas Aquinas; Thomas Aquinas; St. Thomas; Saint Thomas.

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canonization

  • noun (Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox Church) the act of admitting a deceased person into the canon of saints
    canonisation.

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monk

  • noun a male religious living in a cloister and devoting himself to contemplation and prayer and work
    monastic.
  • noun United States jazz pianist who was one of the founders of the bebop style (1917-1982)
    Thelonious Sphere Monk; Thelonious Monk.

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ordination

  • noun the status of being ordained to a sacred office
  • noun logical or comprehensible arrangement of separate elements
    ordering; order.
    • we shall consider these questions in the inverse order of their presentation

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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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minch

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winfred

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) Anglo-Saxon missionary who was sent to Frisia and Germany to spread the Christian faith; was martyred in Frisia (680-754)
    Boniface; St. Boniface; Apostle of Germany; Wynfrith; Saint Boniface.

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william_harvey

  • noun English physician and scientist who described the circulation of the blood; he later proposed that all animals originate from an ovum produced by the female of the species (1578-1657)
    Harvey.

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radharamana

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religionism

  • noun exaggerated religious zealotry
  • noun exaggerated or affected piety and religious zeal
    religiousism; religiosity; pietism.

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text

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

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roman_catholic_church

  • noun the Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy
    Roman Catholic; Western Church; Roman Church; Church of Rome.

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st._basil

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) the bishop of Caesarea who defended the Roman Catholic Church against the heresies of the 4th century; a saint and Doctor of the Church (329-379)
    Basil; St. Basil the Great; Basil the Great; Basil of Caesarea.

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st._james_the_apostle

  • noun (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; brother of John; author of the Epistle of James in the New Testament
    James; Saint James the Apostle; Saint James; St. James.

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eastern_catholicism

  • noun the beliefs and practices of any of the eastern Catholic Churches based in Constantinople or Antioch or Alexandria or Moscow or Jerusalem

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corner

  • noun a place off to the side of an area
    • he tripled to the rightfield corner
    • the southeastern corner of the Mediterranean
  • noun the point where two lines meet or intersect
    • the corners of a rectangle

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fear

  • noun an emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight)
    fearfulness; fright.
  • noun an anxious feeling
    care; concern.
    • care had aged him
    • they hushed it up out of fear of public reaction

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woody_herman

  • noun United States jazz musician and bandleader (1913-1987)
    Herman; Woodrow Charles Herman.

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saint_bride

  • noun Irish abbess; a patron saint of Ireland (453-523)
    St. Brigid; Bridget; St. Bridget; Brigid; Saint Bridget; Saint Brigid; Bride; St. Bride.

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bhikkhu

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thelonious_sphere_monk

  • noun United States jazz pianist who was one of the founders of the bebop style (1917-1982)
    Monk; Thelonious Monk.

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grihasthas

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phytology

  • noun the branch of biology that studies plants
    botany.

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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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title

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

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saint_matthew_the_apostle

  • noun (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; traditionally considered to be the author of the first Gospel
    St. Matthew the Apostle; St. Matthew; Matthew; Levi; Saint Matthew.

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orthodox

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

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iskcon

  • noun a religious sect founded in the United States in 1966; based on Vedic scriptures; groups engage in joyful chanting of `Hare Krishna' and other mantras based on the name of the Hindu god Krishna; devotees usually wear saffron robes and practice vegetarianism and celibacy
    Hare Krishna; International Society for Krishna Consciousness.

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junior

  • noun term of address for a disrespectful and annoying male
    • look here, junior, it's none of your business
  • noun a third-year undergraduate

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terminal

  • noun station where transport vehicles load or unload passengers or goods
    terminus; depot.
  • noun a contact on an electrical device (such as a battery) at which electric current enters or leaves
    pole.

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liberation

  • noun the act of liberating someone or something
    release; freeing.
  • noun the attempt to achieve equal rights or status
    • she worked for women's liberation

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sodality

  • noun people engaged in a particular occupation
    fraternity; brotherhood.
    • the medical fraternity

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saint_andrew

  • noun (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; brother of Peter; patron saint of Scotland
    Saint Andrew the Apostle; Andrew; St. Andrew.

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kesa

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dwaita

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kalaripayattu

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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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sir_joseph_banks

  • noun English botanist who accompanied Captain Cook on his first voyage to the Pacific Ocean (1743-1820)
    Banks.

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st._thomas

  • noun the Apostle who would not believe the resurrection of Jesus until he saw Jesus with his own eyes
    doubting Thomas; Thomas the doubting Apostle; Thomas; Saint Thomas.
  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) Italian theologian and Doctor of the Church who is remembered for his attempt to reconcile faith and reason in a comprehensive theology; presented philosophical proofs of the existence of God (1225-1274)
    St. Thomas Aquinas; Saint Thomas Aquinas; Thomas Aquinas; Aquinas; Saint Thomas.

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he

  • noun a very light colorless element that is one of the six inert gasses; the most difficult gas to liquefy; occurs in economically extractable amounts in certain natural gases (as those found in Texas and Kansas)
    helium; atomic number 2.
  • noun the 5th letter of the Hebrew alphabet

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st._mark

  • noun Apostle and companion of Saint Peter; assumed to be the author of the second Gospel
    Saint Mark; Mark.

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sutta

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saint_ignatius_of_loyola

  • noun Spaniard and Roman Catholic theologian and founder of the Society of Jesus; a leading opponent of the Reformation (1491-1556)
    Loyola; Ignatius of Loyola; St. Ignatius of Loyola.

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jazz

  • noun empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk
    nothingness; malarky; idle words; malarkey; wind.
    • that's a lot of wind
    • don't give me any of that jazz
  • noun a genre of popular music that originated in New Orleans around 1900 and developed through increasingly complex styles

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vaishnava

(Hindoo Myth.) A worshiper of the god Vishnu in any of his incarnations.

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foremost

  • adjective satellite ranking above all others
    world-class; first.
    • was first in her class
    • the foremost figure among marine artists
    • the top graduate
  • adjective satellite preceding all others in spatial position
    frontmost.
    • the foremost compartment of the ship

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revered

  • adjective satellite profoundly honored
    venerable; august.
    • revered holy men
  • verb love unquestioningly and uncritically or to excess; venerate as an idol
    idolise; hero-worship; worship; revere; idolize.
    • Many teenagers idolized the Beatles

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yogashastra

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rest

  • noun something left after other parts have been taken away
    residue; residuum; residual; balance; remainder.
    • there was no remainder
    • he threw away the rest
    • he took what he wanted and I got the balance
  • noun freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility)
    ease; repose; relaxation.
    • took his repose by the swimming pool

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saint_benedict

  • noun Italian monk who founded the Benedictine order about 540 (480-547)
    Benedict; St. Benedict.

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simon_the_zealot

  • noun one of the twelve Apostles (first century)
    St. Simon; Simon the Canaanite; Simon; Simon Zelotes.

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nikodemos

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gem

  • noun art highly prized for its beauty or perfection
    treasure.
  • noun a crystalline rock that can be cut and polished for jewelry
    stone; gemstone.
    • he had the gem set in a ring for his wife
    • she had jewels made of all the rarest stones

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monkish

  • adjective satellite befitting a monk; inclined to self-denial

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mahayana

  • noun a major school of Buddhism teaching social concern and universal salvation; China; Japan; Tibet; Nepal; Korea; Mongolia
  • noun one of two great schools of Buddhist doctrine emphasizing a common search for universal salvation especially through faith alone; the dominant religion of China and Tibet and Japan
    Mahayana Buddhism.

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reading

  • noun the cognitive process of understanding a written linguistic message
    • his main reading was detective stories
    • suggestions for further reading
  • noun a particular interpretation or performance
    • on that reading it was an insult
    • he was famous for his reading of Mozart

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cohn

  • noun German botanist who is generally recognized as founding bacteriology when he recognized bacteria as plants
    Ferdinand Julius Cohn.

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trappist

(R. C. Ch.) A monk belonging to a branch of the Cistercian Order, which was established by Armand de Rancé in 1660 at the monastery of La Trappe in Normandy. Extreme austerity characterizes their discipline. They were introduced permanently into the United States in 1848, and have monasteries in Iowa and Kentucky.

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armstrong

  • noun United States astronaut; the first man to set foot on the Moon (July 20, 1969) (1930-)
    Neil Armstrong.
  • noun United States pioneering jazz trumpeter and bandleader (1900-1971)
    Satchmo; Louis Armstrong.

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saint_andrew_the_apostle

  • noun (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; brother of Peter; patron saint of Scotland
    Saint Andrew; Andrew; St. Andrew.

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leather

  • noun an animal skin made smooth and flexible by removing the hair and then tanning
  • verb whip with a leather strap

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thomas_the_doubting_apostle

  • noun the Apostle who would not believe the resurrection of Jesus until he saw Jesus with his own eyes
    doubting Thomas; Thomas; St. Thomas; Saint Thomas.

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ordain

  • verb order by virtue of superior authority; decree
    enact.
    • The King ordained the persecution and expulsion of the Jews
    • the legislature enacted this law in 1985
  • verb appoint to a clerical posts
    ordinate; consecrate; order.
    • he was ordained in the Church

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st._bruno

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) a French cleric (born in Germany) who founded the Carthusian order in 1084 (1032-1101)
    Saint Bruno; Bruno.

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cistercian

  • noun member of an order of monks noted for austerity and a vow of silence
    Trappist.

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activity

  • noun any specific behavior
    • they avoided all recreational activity
  • noun the state of being active
    action; activeness.
    • his sphere of activity
    • he is out of action

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guinea

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

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monastic_habit

  • noun a long loose habit worn by monks in a monastery

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linguist

  • noun a specialist in linguistics
    linguistic scientist.
  • noun a person who speaks more than one language
    polyglot.

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jerome

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) one of the great Fathers of the early Christian Church whose major work was his translation of the Scriptures from Hebrew and Greek into Latin (which became the Vulgate); a saint and Doctor of the Church (347-420)
    Eusebius Sophronius Hieronymus; Eusebius Hieronymus; Hieronymus; St. Jerome; Saint Jerome.

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edward_kennedy_ellington

  • noun United States jazz composer and piano player and bandleader (1899-1974)
    Duke Ellington; Ellington.

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ethical

  • adjective of or relating to the philosophical study of ethics
    • ethical codes
    • ethical theories
  • adjective conforming to accepted standards of social or professional behavior
    • an ethical lawyer
    • ethical medical practice
    • an ethical problem
    • had no ethical objection to drinking
    • Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants"- Omar N. Bradley

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chaturmaas

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saint_gregory_i

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) an Italian pope distinguished for his spiritual and temporal leadership; a saint and Doctor of the Church (540?-604)
    Gregory I; St. Gregory I; Gregory; Gregory the Great.

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habit

  • noun an established custom
    wont.
    • it was their habit to dine at 7 every evening
  • noun (psychology) an automatic pattern of behavior in reaction to a specific situation; may be inherited or acquired through frequent repetition
    use.
    • owls have nocturnal habits
    • she had a habit twirling the ends of her hair
    • long use had hardened him to it

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principal

  • noun the original amount of a debt on which interest is calculated
  • noun the educator who has executive authority for a school
    head; school principal; head teacher.
    • she sent unruly pupils to see the principal

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terapanthi

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mendicancy

  • noun the state of being a beggar or mendicant
    mendicity; beggary.
    • they were reduced to mendicancy
  • noun a solicitation for money or food (especially in the street by an apparently penniless person)
    begging; beggary.

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nun

  • noun a woman religious
  • noun a buoy resembling a cone
    nun buoy; conical buoy.

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mantra

  • noun a commonly repeated word or phrase
    • she repeated `So pleased with how its going' at intervals like a mantra
  • noun (Sanskrit) literally a `sacred utterance' in Vedism; one of a collection of orally transmitted poetic hymns

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suffragan

  • noun an assistant or subordinate bishop of a diocese
    suffragan bishop.

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computer

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

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christian

  • adjective following the teachings or manifesting the qualities or spirit of Jesus Christ
  • noun a religious person who believes Jesus is the Christ and who is a member of a Christian denomination

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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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basil_the_great

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) the bishop of Caesarea who defended the Roman Catholic Church against the heresies of the 4th century; a saint and Doctor of the Church (329-379)
    Basil; St. Basil; St. Basil the Great; Basil of Caesarea.

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klimakos

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hierodeacons

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boniface

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) Anglo-Saxon missionary who was sent to Frisia and Germany to spread the Christian faith; was martyred in Frisia (680-754)
    Winfred; St. Boniface; Apostle of Germany; Wynfrith; Saint Boniface.
  • noun the owner or manager of an inn
    host; innkeeper.

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bernardine

Of or pertaining to St. Bernard of Clairvaux, or to the Cistercian monks. -- n. A Cistercian monk.

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makarios

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saint_brigid

  • noun Irish abbess; a patron saint of Ireland (453-523)
    St. Brigid; Bridget; St. Bridget; Brigid; Saint Bridget; Bride; Saint Bride; St. Bride.

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arthur_tatum

  • noun United States jazz pianist who was almost completely blind; his innovations influenced many other jazz musicians (1910-1956)
    Tatum; Art Tatum.

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distinctive

  • adjective satellite of a feature that helps to distinguish a person or thing
    typical.
    • Jerusalem has a distinctive Middle East flavor"- Curtis Wilkie
    • that is typical of you!
  • adjective satellite capable of being classified
    classifiable.

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vow

  • noun a solemn pledge (to oneself or to another or to a deity) to do something or to behave in a certain manner
    • they took vows of poverty
  • verb make a vow; promise
    • He vowed never to drink alcohol again

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saint_lawrence

  • noun Roman martyr; supposedly Lawrence was ordered by the police to give up the church's treasure and when he responded by presenting the poor people of Rome he was roasted to death on a gridiron (died in 258)
    St. Lawrence; Laurentius; Lawrence.
  • noun a North American river; flows into the Gulf of Saint Lawrence and the North Atlantic
    Saint Lawrence River; St. Lawrence River; St. Lawrence.

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tulasi

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worship

  • noun the activity of worshipping
  • noun a feeling of profound love and admiration
    adoration.

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benedictine

  • noun a French liqueur originally made by Benedictine monks
  • noun a monk or nun belonging to the order founded by Saint Benedict

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saint_boniface

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) Anglo-Saxon missionary who was sent to Frisia and Germany to spread the Christian faith; was martyred in Frisia (680-754)
    Boniface; Winfred; St. Boniface; Apostle of Germany; Wynfrith.

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routine

  • noun an unvarying or habitual method or procedure
    modus operandi.
  • noun a short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program
    turn; bit; number; act.
    • he did his act three times every evening
    • she had a catchy little routine
    • it was one of the best numbers he ever did

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rite

  • noun an established ceremony prescribed by a religion
    religious rite.
    • the rite of baptism
  • noun any customary observance or practice
    ritual.

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pi

  • noun the ratio of the circumference to the diameter of a circle; approximately equal to 3.14159265358979323846...
  • noun someone who can be employed as a detective to collect information
    private investigator; private eye; private detective; sherlock; shamus; operative.

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gelong

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jain

  • adjective relating to or characteristic of Jainism
    Jainist.
    • Jain gods

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latin

Of or pertaining to Latium, or to the Latins, a people of Latium; Roman; as, the Latin language.

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postulant

  • noun one submitting a request or application especially one seeking admission into a religious order

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simon_zelotes

  • noun one of the twelve Apostles (first century)
    St. Simon; Simon the Zealot; Simon the Canaanite; Simon.

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rope

  • noun a strong line
  • noun street names for flunitrazepan
    R-2; roofy; forget me drug; Mexican valium; rophy; roach; circle.

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friar_preacher

  • noun a Roman Catholic friar wearing the black mantle of the Dominican order
    Blackfriar; Black Friar; Dominican.

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pharisee

  • noun a self-righteous or sanctimonious person
  • noun a member of an ancient Jewish sect noted for strict obedience to Jewish traditions

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dedication

  • noun complete and wholehearted fidelity
  • noun a ceremony in which something (as a building) is dedicated to some goal or purpose

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robert_brown

  • noun Scottish botanist who first observed the movement of small particles in fluids now known a Brownian motion (1773-1858)
    Brown.

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fraternise

  • verb be on friendly terms with someone, as if with a brother, especially with an enemy
    fraternize.

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water

  • noun binary compound that occurs at room temperature as a clear colorless odorless tasteless liquid; freezes into ice below 0 degrees centigrade and boils above 100 degrees centigrade; widely used as a solvent
    H2O.
  • noun the part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean)
    body of water.
    • they invaded our territorial waters
    • they were sitting by the water's edge

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carver

  • noun United States botanist and agricultural chemist who developed many uses for peanuts and soy beans and sweet potatoes (1864-1943)
    George Washington Carver.
  • noun makes decorative wooden panels
    woodcarver.

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sacrifice

  • noun the act of losing or surrendering something as a penalty for a mistake or fault or failure to perform etc.
    forfeit; forfeiture.
  • noun personnel that are sacrificed (e.g., surrendered or lost in order to gain an objective)

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cosmographer

  • noun a scientist knowledgeable about cosmography
    cosmographist.

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tonsure

  • noun the shaved crown of a monk's or priest's head
  • noun shaving the crown of the head by priests or members of a monastic order

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country

  • noun a politically organized body of people under a single government
    commonwealth; land; res publica; nation; state; body politic.
    • the state has elected a new president
    • African nations
    • students who had come to the nation's capitol
    • the country's largest manufacturer
    • an industrialized land
  • noun the territory occupied by a nation
    state; land.
    • he returned to the land of his birth
    • he visited several European countries

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diocesan

  • noun a bishop having jurisdiction over a diocese
  • adjective belonging to or governing a diocese

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svetambara

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monk

  • noun a male religious living in a cloister and devoting himself to contemplation and prayer and work
    monastic.
  • noun United States jazz pianist who was one of the founders of the bebop style (1917-1982)
    Thelonious Sphere Monk; Thelonious Monk.

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saint_matthew

  • noun (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; traditionally considered to be the author of the first Gospel
    St. Matthew the Apostle; St. Matthew; Matthew; Levi; Saint Matthew the Apostle.

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saint_olaf

  • noun King and patron saint of Norway (995-1030)
    Olav II; St. Olaf; Saint Olav; Olaf II; St. Olav.

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sensitive

  • noun someone who serves as an intermediary between the living and the dead
    spiritualist; medium.
    • he consulted several mediums
  • adjective responsive to physical stimuli
    • a mimosa's leaves are sensitive to touch
    • a sensitive voltmeter
    • sensitive skin
    • sensitive to light

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connection

  • noun a relation between things or events (as in the case of one causing the other or sharing features with it)
    connexion; connectedness.
    • there was a connection between eating that pickle and having that nightmare
  • noun the state of being connected
    link; connectedness.
    • the connection between church and state is inescapable

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sir_francis_galton

  • noun English scientist (cousin of Charles Darwin) who explored many fields including heredity, meteorology, statistics, psychology, and anthropology; founder of eugenics and first to use fingerprints for identification (1822-1911)
    Galton; Francis Galton.

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fraternity

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

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asceticism

  • noun the doctrine that through renunciation of worldly pleasures it is possible to achieve a high spiritual or intellectual state
  • noun the trait of great self-denial (especially refraining from worldly pleasures)
    nonindulgence; austerity.

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distinction

  • noun a discrimination between things as different and distinct
    differentiation.
    • it is necessary to make a distinction between love and infatuation
  • noun high status importance owing to marked superiority
    note; eminence; preeminence.
    • a scholar of great eminence

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louis_armstrong

  • noun United States pioneering jazz trumpeter and bandleader (1900-1971)
    Satchmo; Armstrong.

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eparch

  • noun a bishop or metropolitan in charge of an eparchy in the Eastern Church
  • noun the governor or prefect of an eparchy in ancient Greece

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saint_olav

  • noun King and patron saint of Norway (995-1030)
    Olav II; St. Olaf; Olaf II; St. Olav; Saint Olaf.

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hesychasm

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robert_hooke

  • noun English scientist who formulated the law of elasticity and proposed a wave theory of light and formulated a theory of planetary motion and proposed the inverse square law of gravitational attraction and discovered the cellular structure of cork and introduced the term `cell' into biology and invented a balance spring for watches (1635-1703)
    Hooke.

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skufia

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otherworldliness

  • noun concern with things of the spirit
    spiritualism; spirituality; spiritism.

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saint_john_the_apostle

  • noun (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; traditionally said to be the author of the 4th Gospel and three epistles and the book of Revelation
    John the Divine; St. John; St. John the Apostle; John the Evangelist; Saint John; John.

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simple

  • noun any herbaceous plant having medicinal properties
  • noun a person lacking intelligence or common sense
    simpleton.

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valaam

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codon

  • noun a specific sequence of three adjacent nucleotides on a strand of DNA or RNA that specifies the genetic code information for synthesizing a particular amino acid

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littlemore

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community

  • noun a group of people living in a particular local area
    • the team is drawn from all parts of the community
  • noun common ownership
    • they shared a community of possessions

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baeda

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) English monk and scholar (672-735)
    Beda; Bede; St. Baeda; Saint Baeda; St. Beda; St. Bede; the Venerable Bede; Saint Beda; Saint Bede.

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dietary

  • noun a regulated daily food allowance
  • adjective of or relating to the diet
    dietetical; dietetic.
    • dietary restrictions

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platform

  • noun a raised horizontal surface
    • the speaker mounted the platform
  • noun a document stating the aims and principles of a political party
    program; political platform; political program.
    • their candidate simply ignored the party platform
    • they won the election even though they offered no positive program

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worldly

  • adjective characteristic of or devoted to the temporal world as opposed to the spiritual world
    secular; temporal.
    • worldly goods and advancement
    • temporal possessions of the church
  • adjective satellite very sophisticated especially because of surfeit; versed in the ways of the world
    blase.
    • the blase traveler refers to the ocean he has crossed as `the pond'
    • the benefits of his worldly wisdom

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church

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

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st._lawrence

  • noun Roman martyr; supposedly Lawrence was ordered by the police to give up the church's treasure and when he responded by presenting the poor people of Rome he was roasted to death on a gridiron (died in 258)
    Saint Lawrence; Laurentius; Lawrence.
  • noun a North American river; flows into the Gulf of Saint Lawrence and the North Atlantic
    Saint Lawrence River; Saint Lawrence; St. Lawrence River.

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hesychast

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

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antoine_laurent_de_jussieu

  • noun French botanist who categorized plants into families and developed a system of plant classification (1748-1836)
    Jussieu.

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technologist

  • noun a person who uses scientific knowledge to solve practical problems
    applied scientist; engineer.

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disciplinary

  • adjective relating to discipline in behavior
    • disciplinary problems in the classroom
  • adjective relating to a specific field of academic study
    • economics in its modern disciplinary sense

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belt

  • noun endless loop of flexible material between two rotating shafts or pulleys
  • noun a band to tie or buckle around the body (usually at the waist)

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simpleness

  • noun a lack of penetration or subtlety
    simplicity; simple mindedness.
    • they took advantage of her simplicity
  • noun the quality of being simple or uncompounded
    simplicity.
    • the simplicity of a crystal

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mother_superior

  • noun the superior of a group of nuns
    prioress; abbess.

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namokar

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catholicism

The state or quality of being catholic or universal; catholicity. Jer. Taylor.

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solitudinarian

  • noun one who lives in solitude
    solitary; troglodyte; recluse; hermit.

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due

  • noun that which is deserved or owed
    • give the devil his due
  • noun a payment that is due (e.g., as the price of membership)
    • the society dropped him for non-payment of dues

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monastical

  • adjective satellite of communal life sequestered from the world under religious vows
    cloistral; cloistered; monastic; conventual.

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saint_francis_of_assisi

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) an Italian and the Roman Catholic monk who founded the Franciscan order of friars (1181-1226)
    St. Francis of Assisi; St. Francis; Francis of Assisi; Giovanni di Bernardone; Saint Francis.

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vajrayana

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permanent

  • noun a series of waves in the hair made by applying heat and chemicals
    permanent wave; perm.
  • adjective continuing or enduring without marked change in status or condition or place
    lasting.
    • permanent secretary to the president
    • permanent address
    • literature of permanent value

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communion

  • noun sharing thoughts and feelings
    sharing.
  • noun the act of participating in the celebration of the Eucharist
    manduction; Holy Communion; sacramental manduction.
    • the governor took Communion with the rest of the congregation

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cognitive_scientist

  • noun a scientist who studies cognitive processes

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polystavrion

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degree

  • noun a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality
    grade; level.
    • a moderate grade of intelligence
    • a high level of care is required
    • it is all a matter of degree
  • noun a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process
    point; stage; level.
    • a remarkable degree of frankness
    • at what stage are the social sciences?

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feather

  • noun the light horny waterproof structure forming the external covering of birds
    plumage; plume.
  • noun turning an oar parallel to the water between pulls
    feathering.

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hieromonk

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sisterhood

  • noun the kinship relation between a female offspring and the siblings
    sistership.
  • noun an association or society of women who are linked together by a common religion or trade or interest
    sistership.

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life

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

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hospitalization

  • noun a period of time when you are confined to a hospital
    • now they try to shorten the patient's hospitalization
  • noun the condition of being treated as a patient in a hospital
    • he hoped to avoid the expense of hospitalization

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