logo

rumination (Also ruminations) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to rumination

fawn

  • noun a color or pigment varying around a light grey-brown color
    greyish brown; dun; grayish brown.
    • she wore dun
  • noun a young deer

More 'fawn' Meaning


melanchthon

  • noun German theologian and Luther's successor as leader of the Reformation in Germany (1497-1560)
    Philipp Schwarzerd; Philipp Melanchthon.

More 'melanchthon' Meaning


sampler

  • noun an observation station that is set up to make sample observations of something
    sampling station.
  • noun someone who samples food or drink for its quality
    taster; taste tester; taste-tester.

More 'sampler' Meaning


toy_with

  • verb take into consideration, have in view
    think of; think about; flirt with; entertain.
    • He entertained the notion of moving to South America

More 'toy_with' Meaning


preoccupancy

  • noun the mental state of being preoccupied by something
    absorption; engrossment; preoccupation.
  • noun the act of taking occupancy before someone else does
    preoccupation.

More 'preoccupancy' Meaning


point_of_view

  • noun a mental position from which things are viewed
    standpoint; stand; viewpoint.
    • we should consider this problem from the viewpoint of the Russians
    • teaching history gave him a special point of view toward current events
  • noun the spatial property of the position from which something is observed

More 'point_of_view' Meaning


mirage

  • noun an optical illusion in which atmospheric refraction by a layer of hot air distorts or inverts reflections of distant objects
  • noun something illusory and unattainable

More 'mirage' Meaning


feeding

  • noun the act of consuming food
    eating.
  • noun the act of supplying food and nourishment
    alimentation.

More 'feeding' Meaning


johannes_eckhart

  • noun German Roman Catholic theologian and mystic (1260-1327)
    Meister Eckhart; Eckhart.

More 'johannes_eckhart' Meaning


calculate

  • verb make a mathematical calculation or computation
    cypher; compute; work out; reckon; cipher; figure.
  • verb judge to be probable
    figure; reckon; forecast; estimate; count on.

More 'calculate' Meaning


pasang

  • noun large African antelope with long straight nearly upright horns
    oryx.
  • noun wild goat of Iran and adjacent regions
    Capra aegagrus; bezoar goat.

More 'pasang' Meaning


stock_purchase_plan

  • noun an organized plan for employees of a company to buy shares of its stock

More 'stock_purchase_plan' Meaning


spin

  • noun a swift whirling motion (usually of a missile)
  • noun the act of rotating rapidly
    twist; whirl; twisting; twirl.
    • he gave the crank a spin
    • it broke off after much twisting

More 'spin' Meaning


asiatic_buffalo

  • noun an Asian buffalo that is often domesticated for use as a draft animal
    Bubalus bubalis; water ox; water buffalo.

More 'asiatic_buffalo' Meaning


religious_sect

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

More 'religious_sect' Meaning


daze

  • noun the feeling of distress and disbelief that you have when something bad happens accidentally
    shock; stupor.
    • his mother's death left him in a daze
    • he was numb with shock
  • noun confusion characterized by lack of clarity
    haze; fog.

More 'daze' Meaning


postmortem

  • noun discussion of an event after it has occurred
    post-mortem.
  • noun an examination and dissection of a dead body to determine cause of death or the changes produced by disease
    postmortem examination; post-mortem; necropsy; post-mortem examination; autopsy; PM.

More 'postmortem' Meaning


tamarao

  • noun small buffalo of Mindoro in the Philippines
    Anoa mindorensis; Bubalus mindorensis; tamarau.

More 'tamarao' Meaning


spec

  • noun a detailed description of design criteria for a piece of work
    specification.

More 'spec' Meaning


divergent

  • adjective satellite diverging from another or from a standard
    • a divergent opinion
  • adjective tending to move apart in different directions
    diverging.

More 'divergent' Meaning


categorisation

  • noun a group of people or things arranged by class or category
    categorization; classification.
  • noun the basic cognitive process of arranging into classes or categories
    categorization; sorting; classification.

More 'categorisation' Meaning


conjecture

  • noun a hypothesis that has been formed by speculating or conjecturing (usually with little hard evidence)
    speculation.
    • speculations about the outcome of the election
    • he dismissed it as mere conjecture
  • noun a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence
    guess; supposition; surmisal; hypothesis; speculation; surmise.

More 'conjecture' Meaning


temporal_relation

  • noun a relation involving time

More 'temporal_relation' Meaning


misunderstanding

  • noun putting the wrong interpretation on
    mistaking; misinterpretation.
    • his misinterpretation of the question caused his error
    • there was no mistaking her meaning
  • noun an understanding of something that is not correct
    misapprehension; mistake.
    • he wasn't going to admit his mistake
    • make no mistake about his intentions
    • there must be some misunderstanding--I don't have a sister

More 'misunderstanding' Meaning


stipulate

  • verb specify as a condition or requirement in a contract or agreement; make an express demand or provision in an agreement
    qualify; specify; condition.
    • The will stipulates that she can live in the house for the rest of her life
    • The contract stipulates the dates of the payments
  • verb give a guarantee or promise of
    • They stipulated to release all the prisoners

More 'stipulate' Meaning


memory_loss

  • noun partial or total loss of memory
    amnesia; blackout.
    • he has a total blackout for events of the evening

More 'memory_loss' Meaning


kudu

  • noun either of two spiral-horned antelopes of the African bush
    koodoo; koudou.

More 'kudu' Meaning


examen

  • noun a detailed inspection of your conscience (as done daily by Jesuits)
    examination.
  • noun a critical study (as of a writer's work)

More 'examen' Meaning


solver

  • noun a thinker who focuses on the problem as stated and tries to synthesize information and knowledge to achieve a solution
    convergent thinker; problem solver.

More 'solver' Meaning


school

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

More 'school' Meaning


disorientation

  • noun a wild delusion (especially one induced by a hallucinogenic drug)
    freak out.
  • noun confusion (usually transient) about where you are and how to proceed; uncertainty as to direction
    • his disorientation was the result of inattention

More 'disorientation' Meaning


mountain_sheep

  • noun any wild sheep inhabiting mountainous regions

More 'mountain_sheep' Meaning


daydream

  • noun absentminded dreaming while awake
    revery; castle in Spain; air castle; daydreaming; reverie; castle in the air; oneirism.
  • verb have a daydream; indulge in a fantasy
    woolgather; stargaze; dream.

More 'daydream' Meaning


conceive

  • verb have the idea for
    gestate; conceptualize; conceptualise.
    • He conceived of a robot that would help paralyzed patients
    • This library was well conceived
  • verb judge or regard; look upon; judge
    believe; think; consider.
    • I think he is very smart
    • I believe her to be very smart
    • I think that he is her boyfriend
    • The racist conceives such people to be inferior

More 'conceive' Meaning


predestinarianism

  • noun the belief or doctrine of predestinarians

More 'predestinarianism' Meaning


math

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

More 'math' Meaning


chew

  • noun a wad of something chewable as tobacco
    plug; wad; quid; cud; chaw.
  • noun biting and grinding food in your mouth so it becomes soft enough to swallow
    manduction; chewing; mastication.

More 'chew' Meaning


colligate

  • verb make a logical or causal connection
    tie in; associate; relate; link; connect; link up.
    • I cannot connect these two pieces of evidence in my mind
    • colligate these facts
    • I cannot relate these events at all
  • verb consider (an instance of something) as part of a general rule or principle
    subsume.

More 'colligate' Meaning


direct

  • verb command with authority
    • He directed the children to do their homework
  • verb intend (something) to move towards a certain goal
    aim; point; place; target.
    • He aimed his fists towards his opponent's face
    • criticism directed at her superior
    • direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself

More 'direct' Meaning


horn

  • noun a noisemaker (as at parties or games) that makes a loud noise when you blow through it
  • noun one of the bony outgrowths on the heads of certain ungulates

More 'horn' Meaning


approximation

  • noun an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth
    estimate; estimation; idea.
    • an estimate of what it would cost
    • a rough idea how long it would take
  • noun the quality of coming near to identity (especially close in quantity)

More 'approximation' Meaning


scrutinize

  • verb to look at critically or searchingly, or in minute detail
    size up; take stock; scrutinise.
    • he scrutinized his likeness in the mirror
  • verb examine carefully for accuracy with the intent of verification
    audit; inspect; scrutinise.
    • audit accounts and tax returns

More 'scrutinize' Meaning


bar_examination

  • noun an examination conducted at regular intervals to determine whether a candidate is qualified to practice law in a given jurisdiction
    bar exam.
    • applicants may qualify to take the New York bar examination by graduating from an approved law school
    • he passed the bar exam on his third try

More 'bar_examination' Meaning


subordinate

  • noun an assistant subject to the authority or control of another
    underling; foot soldier; subsidiary.
  • noun a word that is more specific than a given word
    hyponym; subordinate word.

More 'subordinate' Meaning


theory

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

More 'theory' Meaning


blue

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

More 'blue' Meaning


established

  • adjective brought about or set up or accepted; especially long established
    constituted.
    • the established social order
    • distrust the constituted authority
    • a team established as a member of a major league
    • enjoyed his prestige as an established writer
    • an established precedent
    • the established Church
  • verb set up or found
    found; establish; set up; launch.
    • She set up a literacy program

More 'established' Meaning


deliberate

  • verb think about carefully; weigh
    moot; turn over; consider; debate.
    • They considered the possibility of a strike
    • Turn the proposal over in your mind
  • verb discuss the pros and cons of an issue
    debate.

More 'deliberate' Meaning


blastogenesis

  • noun asexual reproduction by budding
  • noun theory that inherited characteristics are transmitted by germ plasm

More 'blastogenesis' Meaning


lutheranism

  • noun teachings of Martin Luther emphasizing the cardinal doctrine of justification by faith alone

More 'lutheranism' Meaning


specification

  • noun a detailed description of design criteria for a piece of work
    spec.
  • noun naming explicitly

More 'specification' Meaning


system_of_logic

  • noun a system of reasoning
    logical system; logic.

More 'system_of_logic' Meaning


haze

  • noun atmospheric moisture or dust or smoke that causes reduced visibility
  • noun confusion characterized by lack of clarity
    fog; daze.

More 'haze' Meaning


coefficient

  • noun a constant number that serves as a measure of some property or characteristic

More 'coefficient' Meaning


crunch

  • noun the sound of something crunching
    • he heard the crunch of footsteps on the gravel path
  • noun a critical situation that arises because of a shortage (as a shortage of time or money or resources)
    • an end-of-the year crunch
    • a financial crunch

More 'crunch' Meaning


niebuhr

  • noun United States Protestant theologian (1892-1971)
    Reinhold Niebuhr.
  • noun German historian noted for his critical approach to sources and for his history of Rome (1776-1831)
    Barthold George Niebuhr.

More 'niebuhr' Meaning


dead_reckoning

  • noun an estimate based on little or no information
    guesswork; guess; shot; guessing.
  • noun navigation without the aid of celestial observations

More 'dead_reckoning' Meaning


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.

More 'st._jerome' Meaning


anthropology

  • noun the social science that studies the origins and social relationships of human beings

More 'anthropology' Meaning


trial_balloon

  • noun a test of public opinion
  • noun a balloon sent up to test air currents

More 'trial_balloon' Meaning


nanny

  • noun a woman who is the custodian of children
    nurse; nursemaid.
  • noun female goat
    she-goat; nanny-goat.

More 'nanny' Meaning


cult

  • noun followers of an exclusive system of religious beliefs and practices
  • noun an interest followed with exaggerated zeal
    rage; fad; furore; furor; craze.
    • he always follows the latest fads
    • it was all the rage that season

More 'cult' Meaning


muddiness

  • noun the wetness of ground that is covered or soaked with water
    wateriness; sloppiness.
    • the baseball game was canceled because of the wateriness of the outfield
    • the water's muddiness made it undrinkable
    • the sloppiness of a rainy November day
  • noun a mental state characterized by a lack of clear and orderly thought and behavior
    confusion; disarray; confusedness; mental confusion.
    • a confusion of impressions

More 'muddiness' Meaning


vaishnavism

  • noun Hindu sect worshiping of Vishnu
    Vaisnavism.
  • noun worship of Vishnu one of the 3 chief gods of the Hindu pantheon
    Vishnuism; Vaisnavism.

More 'vaishnavism' Meaning


john_chrysostom

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) a Church Father who was a great preacher and bishop of Constantinople; a saint and Doctor of the Church (347-407)
    St. John Chrysostom.

More 'john_chrysostom' Meaning


tamarau

  • noun small buffalo of Mindoro in the Philippines
    Anoa mindorensis; Bubalus mindorensis; tamarao.

More 'tamarau' Meaning


alchemist

  • noun one who was versed in the practice of alchemy and who sought an elixir of life and a panacea and an alkahest and the philosopher's stone

More 'alchemist' Meaning


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

More 'study' Meaning


etiology

  • noun the cause of a disease
    aetiology.
  • noun the philosophical study of causation
    aetiology.

More 'etiology' Meaning


credit

  • noun approval
    recognition.
    • give her recognition for trying
    • he was given credit for his work
    • give her credit for trying
  • noun money available for a client to borrow

More 'credit' Meaning


reappraise

  • verb appraise anew
    • Homes in our town are reappraised every five years and taxes are increased accordingly

More 'reappraise' Meaning


mentor

  • noun a wise and trusted guide and advisor
    wise man.
  • verb serve as a teacher or trusted counselor
    • The famous professor mentored him during his years in graduate school
    • She is a fine lecturer but she doesn't like mentoring

More 'mentor' Meaning


conjunctive

  • noun an uninflected function word that serves to conjoin words or phrases or clauses or sentences
    continuative; conjunction; connective.
  • adjective serving or tending to connect

More 'conjunctive' Meaning


work_study

  • noun an analysis of a specific job in an effort to find the most efficient method in terms of time and effort
    time and motion study; motion study; time-motion study; time study; time-and-motion study.

More 'work_study' Meaning


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.

More 'gregory_nazianzen' Meaning


cancellation

  • noun the act of cancelling; calling off some arrangement
  • noun the speech act of revoking or annulling or making void

More 'cancellation' Meaning


musing

  • noun a calm, lengthy, intent consideration
    contemplation; reflection; reflexion; rumination; thoughtfulness.
  • verb reflect deeply on a subject
    ponder; ruminate; mull; muse; think over; reflect; contemplate; meditate; chew over; mull over; excogitate; speculate.
    • I mulled over the events of the afternoon
    • philosophers have speculated on the question of God for thousands of years
    • The scientist must stop to observe and start to excogitate

More 'musing' Meaning


criticism

  • noun disapproval expressed by pointing out faults or shortcomings
    unfavorable judgment.
    • the senator received severe criticism from his opponent
  • noun a serious examination and judgment of something
    critique.
    • constructive criticism is always appreciated

More 'criticism' Meaning


public_debate

  • noun the formal presentation of a stated proposition and the opposition to it (usually followed by a vote)
    disputation; debate.

More 'public_debate' Meaning


heedful

  • adjective taking heed; giving close and thoughtful attention
    paying attention; thoughtful; attentive.
    • heedful of the warnings
    • so heedful a writer
    • heedful of what they were doing
  • adjective satellite cautiously attentive
    careful.
    • careful of her feelings
    • heedful of his father's advice

More 'heedful' Meaning


divide

  • noun a serious disagreement between two groups of people (typically producing tension or hostility)
  • noun a ridge of land that separates two adjacent river systems
    water parting; watershed.

More 'divide' Meaning


classification

  • noun the act of distributing things into classes or categories of the same type
    categorisation; categorization; compartmentalization; compartmentalisation; assortment.
  • noun a group of people or things arranged by class or category
    categorisation; categorization.

More 'classification' Meaning


advisor

  • noun an expert who gives advice
    adviser; consultant.
    • an adviser helped students select their courses
    • the United States sent military advisors to Guatemala

More 'advisor' Meaning


feelings

  • noun emotional or moral sensitivity (especially in relation to personal principles or dignity)
    • the remark hurt his feelings
  • noun the experiencing of affective and emotional states
    feeling.
    • she had a feeling of euphoria
    • he had terrible feelings of guilt
    • I disliked him and the feeling was mutual

More 'feelings' Meaning


qui

Sorry, we do not have the definition for this word.

alpha_test

  • noun (computer science) a first test of an experimental product (such as computer software) carried out by the developer

More 'alpha_test' Meaning


moral

  • noun the significance of a story or event
    lesson.
    • the moral of the story is to love thy neighbor
  • adjective concerned with principles of right and wrong or conforming to standards of behavior and character based on those principles
    • moral sense
    • a moral scrutiny
    • a moral lesson
    • a moral quandary
    • moral convictions
    • a moral life

More 'moral' Meaning


reckoner

  • noun an expert at calculation (or at operating calculating machines)
    calculator; estimator; computer; figurer.
  • noun a handbook of tables used to facilitate computation
    ready reckoner.

More 'reckoner' Meaning


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.

More 'basil' Meaning


brainworker

  • noun someone whose profession involves using his head to solve problems
    brain-worker.

More 'brainworker' Meaning


experimentation

  • noun the testing of an idea
    experiment.
    • it was an experiment in living
    • not all experimentation is done in laboratories
  • noun the act of conducting a controlled test or investigation
    experiment.

More 'experimentation' Meaning


plot

  • noun a secret scheme to do something (especially something underhand or illegal)
    game; secret plan.
    • they concocted a plot to discredit the governor
    • I saw through his little game from the start
  • noun a small area of ground covered by specific vegetation
    patch; plot of land; plot of ground.
    • a bean plot
    • a cabbage patch
    • a briar patch

More 'plot' Meaning


glimmering

  • noun a slight suggestion or vague understanding
    glimmer; intimation; inkling.
    • he had no inkling what was about to happen
  • verb shine brightly, like a star or a light
    gleam; glimmer.

More 'glimmering' Meaning


rationalise

  • verb structure and run according to rational or scientific principles in order to achieve desired results
    rationalize.
    • We rationalized the factory's production and raised profits
  • verb defend, explain, clear away, or make excuses for by reasoning
    rationalize; apologise; excuse; apologize; justify.
    • rationalize the child's seemingly crazy behavior
    • he rationalized his lack of success

More 'rationalise' Meaning


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

More 'call' Meaning


care

  • noun the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something
    aid; tending; attention.
    • no medical care was required
    • the old car needs constant attention
  • noun judiciousness in avoiding harm or danger
    precaution; caution; forethought.
    • he exercised caution in opening the door
    • he handled the vase with care

More 'care' Meaning


assessment

  • noun the classification of someone or something with respect to its worth
    appraisal.
  • noun an amount determined as payable
    • the assessment for repairs outraged the club's membership

More 'assessment' Meaning


musk

  • noun an odorous glandular secretion from the male musk deer; used as a perfume fixative
  • noun the scent of a greasy glandular secretion from the male musk deer

More 'musk' Meaning


raison_d'etre

  • noun reason for being
  • noun the purpose that justifies a thing's existence

More 'raison_d'etre' Meaning


ascribe

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

More 'ascribe' Meaning


muse

  • noun the source of an artist's inspiration
    • Euterpe was his muse
  • noun in ancient Greek mythology any of 9 daughters of Zeus and Mnemosyne; protector of an art or science

More 'muse' Meaning


capra_hircus

  • noun any of various breeds of goat raised for milk or meat or wool
    domestic goat.

More 'capra_hircus' Meaning


loss

  • noun something that is lost
    • the car was a total loss
    • loss of livestock left the rancher bankrupt
  • noun gradual decline in amount or activity
    • weight loss
    • a serious loss of business

More 'loss' Meaning


hold

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

More 'hold' Meaning


nature_worship

  • noun a system of religion that deifies and worships natural forces and phenomena

More 'nature_worship' Meaning


join

  • noun the shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is made
    juncture; joint; junction; articulation.
  • noun a set containing all and only the members of two or more given sets
    union; sum.
    • let C be the union of the sets A and B

More 'join' Meaning


work

  • noun activity directed toward making or doing something
    • she checked several points needing further work
  • noun a product produced or accomplished through the effort or activity or agency of a person or thing
    piece of work.
    • it is not regarded as one of his more memorable works
    • the symphony was hailed as an ingenious work
    • he was indebted to the pioneering work of John Dewey
    • the work of an active imagination
    • erosion is the work of wind or water over time

More 'work' Meaning


straddle

  • noun a noncommittal or equivocal position
  • noun a gymnastic exercise performed with a leg on either side of the parallel bars

More 'straddle' Meaning


apologetics

  • noun the branch of theology that is concerned with the defense of Christian doctrines

More 'apologetics' Meaning


brahma

  • noun the Creator; one of the three major deities in the later Hindu pantheon
  • noun any of several breeds of Indian cattle; especially a large American heat and tick resistant greyish humped breed evolved in the Gulf States by interbreeding Indian cattle and now used chiefly for crossbreeding
    Brahman; Bos indicus; Brahmin.

More 'brahma' Meaning


appraisal

  • noun the classification of someone or something with respect to its worth
    assessment.
  • noun a document appraising the value of something (as for insurance or taxation)
    estimate; estimation.

More 'appraisal' Meaning


example

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

More 'example' Meaning


forest_goat

  • noun cow-like creature with the glossy coat of a horse and the agility of a goat and the long horns of an antelope; characterized as a cow that lives the life of a goat
    Pseudoryx nghetinhensis; spindle horn.

More 'forest_goat' Meaning


attribution

  • noun assigning some quality or character to a person or thing
    ascription.
    • the attribution of language to birds
    • the ascription to me of honors I had not earned
  • noun assigning to a cause or source
    ascription.
    • the attribution of lighting to an expression of God's wrath
    • he questioned the attribution of the painting to Picasso

More 'attribution' Meaning


flunk

  • noun failure to reach a minimum required performance
    failing.
    • his failing the course led to his disqualification
    • he got two flunks on his report
  • verb fail to get a passing grade
    fail; flush it; bomb.
    • She studied hard but failed nevertheless
    • Did I fail the test?

More 'flunk' Meaning


shivaism

  • noun a Hindu sect worshiping Shiva
    Sivaism.
  • noun worship of Shiva one of the 3 chief gods of the Hindu pantheon
    Sivaism.

More 'shivaism' Meaning


organized

  • adjective formed into a structured or coherent whole
  • verb create (as an entity)
    organize; organise; form.
    • social groups form everywhere
    • They formed a company

More 'organized' Meaning


surveyor

  • noun an engineer who determines the boundaries and elevations of land or structures
  • noun someone who conducts a statistical survey

More 'surveyor' Meaning


caution

  • noun the trait of being cautious; being attentive to possible danger
    carefulness; cautiousness.
    • a man of caution
  • noun a warning against certain acts
    caveat.
    • a caveat against unfair practices

More 'caution' Meaning


saint_irenaeus

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

More 'saint_irenaeus' Meaning


scheduling

  • noun setting an order and time for planned events
    programming; programing.
  • verb plan for an activity or event
    schedule.
    • I've scheduled a concert next week

More 'scheduling' Meaning


counseling

  • noun something that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action
    guidance; direction; counsel; counselling.
  • verb give advice to
    advise; counsel; rede.
    • The teacher counsels troubled students
    • The lawyer counselled me when I was accused of tax fraud

More 'counseling' Meaning


organizer

  • noun a person who brings order and organization to an enterprise
    arranger; organiser.
    • she was the organizer of the meeting
  • noun someone who enlists workers to join a union
    labor organizer; organiser.

More 'organizer' Meaning


gumming

  • noun ineffectual chewing (as if without teeth)
    mumbling.
  • verb cover, fill, fix or smear with or as if with gum
    gum.
    • if you gum the tape it is stronger

More 'gumming' Meaning


venerable

  • adjective satellite impressive by reason of age
    • a venerable sage with white hair and beard
  • adjective satellite profoundly honored
    revered; august.
    • revered holy men

More 'venerable' Meaning


ruminant

  • noun any of various cud-chewing hoofed mammals having a stomach divided into four (occasionally three) compartments
  • adjective related to or characteristic of animals of the suborder Ruminantia or any other animal that chews a cud
    • ruminant mammals

More 'ruminant' Meaning


pollard

  • noun a tree with limbs cut back to promote a more bushy growth of foliage
  • noun a usually horned animal that has either shed its horns or had them removed

More 'pollard' Meaning


enquiry

  • noun an instance of questioning
    inquiry; interrogation; question; query.
    • there was a question about my training
    • we made inquiries of all those who were present
  • noun a search for knowledge
    inquiry; research.
    • their pottery deserves more research than it has received

More 'enquiry' Meaning


verify

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

More 'verify' Meaning


midterm_examination

  • noun an examination administered in the middle of an academic term
    midterm exam; midterm.

More 'midterm_examination' Meaning


machine

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

More 'machine' Meaning


linguistic_relation

  • noun a relation between linguistic forms or constituents

More 'linguistic_relation' Meaning


enquire

  • verb inquire about
    ask; inquire.
    • I asked about their special today
    • He had to ask directions several times
  • verb conduct an inquiry or investigation of
    inquire; investigate.
    • The district attorney's office investigated reports of possible irregularities
    • inquire into the disappearance of the rich old lady

More 'enquire' Meaning


significance

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

More 'significance' Meaning


scientific_discipline

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

More 'scientific_discipline' Meaning


ophthalmoscopy

  • noun examination of the interior of an eye using an ophthalmoscope

More 'ophthalmoscopy' Meaning


abstraction

  • noun a concept or idea not associated with any specific instance
    abstract.
    • he loved her only in the abstract--not in person
  • noun the act of withdrawing or removing something

More 'abstraction' Meaning


delicacy

  • noun the quality of being beautiful and delicate in appearance
    fineness; daintiness.
    • the daintiness of her touch
    • the fineness of her features
  • noun something considered choice to eat
    goody; kickshaw; treat; dainty.

More 'delicacy' Meaning


preconception

  • noun an opinion formed beforehand without adequate evidence
    preconceived notion; prepossession; preconceived opinion; preconceived idea; parti pris.
    • he did not even try to confirm his preconceptions
  • noun a partiality that prevents objective consideration of an issue or situation
    bias; prejudice.

More 'preconception' Meaning


lay

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

More 'lay' Meaning


curiosity

  • noun a state in which you want to learn more about something
    wonder.
  • noun something unusual -- perhaps worthy of collecting
    oddment; oddity; rarity; peculiarity; curio.

More 'curiosity' Meaning


law

  • noun the collection of rules imposed by authority
    jurisprudence.
    • civilization presupposes respect for the law
    • the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order
  • noun legal document setting forth rules governing a particular kind of activity
    • there is a law against kidnapping

More 'law' Meaning


purchase

  • noun the acquisition of something for payment
    • they closed the purchase with a handshake
  • noun something acquired by purchase

More 'purchase' Meaning


pantheism

  • noun (rare) worship that admits or tolerates all gods
  • noun the doctrine or belief that God is the universe and its phenomena (taken or conceived of as a whole) or the doctrine that regards the universe as a manifestation of God

More 'pantheism' Meaning


systematization

  • noun systematic organization; the act of organizing something according to a system or a rationale
    rationalization; rationalisation; systematisation.

More 'systematization' Meaning


attempt

  • noun earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something
    try; effort; endeavor; endeavour.
    • made an effort to cover all the reading material
    • wished him luck in his endeavor
    • she gave it a good try
  • noun the act of attacking
    attack.
    • attacks on women increased last year
    • they made an attempt on his life

More 'attempt' Meaning


move

  • noun the act of deciding to do something
    • he didn't make a move to help
    • his first move was to hire a lawyer
  • noun the act of changing your residence or place of business
    relocation.
    • they say that three moves equal one fire

More 'move' Meaning


prepossession

  • noun the condition of being prepossessed
    • the king's prepossession in my favor is very valuable
  • noun an opinion formed beforehand without adequate evidence
    preconceived notion; preconceived opinion; preconception; preconceived idea; parti pris.
    • he did not even try to confirm his preconceptions

More 'prepossession' Meaning


wickliffe

  • noun English theologian whose objections to Roman Catholic doctrine anticipated the Protestant Reformation (1328-1384)
    John Wickliffe; John Wyclif; Wiclif; John Wycliffe; Wycliffe; Wyclif; John Wiclif.

More 'wickliffe' Meaning


correlation

  • noun a reciprocal relation between two or more things
    correlativity.
  • noun a statistic representing how closely two variables co-vary; it can vary from -1 (perfect negative correlation) through 0 (no correlation) to +1 (perfect positive correlation)
    coefficient of correlation; correlation coefficient.
    • what is the correlation between those two variables?

More 'correlation' Meaning


pantheist

  • noun someone who believes that God and the universe are the same
  • adjective of or relating to pantheism
    pantheistic.

More 'pantheist' Meaning


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

More 'order' Meaning


subconsciousness

  • noun a state of mind not immediately available to consciousness

More 'subconsciousness' Meaning


recurrent

  • adjective satellite recurring again and again
    repeated; perennial.
    • perennial efforts to stipulate the requirements

More 'recurrent' Meaning


interpretation

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

More 'interpretation' Meaning


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

More 'devote' Meaning


over

  • noun (cricket) the division of play during which six balls are bowled at the batsman by one player from the other team from the same end of the pitch
  • adjective satellite having come or been brought to a conclusion
    concluded; terminated; complete; ended; all over.
    • the harvesting was complete
    • the affair is over, ended, finished
    • the abruptly terminated interview

More 'over' Meaning


fable

  • noun a deliberately false or improbable account
    fabrication; fiction.
  • noun a short moral story (often with animal characters)
    parable; allegory; apologue.

More 'fable' Meaning


fausto_paolo_sozzini

  • noun Italian theologian who argued against Trinitarianism (1539-1604)
    Socinus; Faustus Socinus.

More 'fausto_paolo_sozzini' Meaning


birth_prevention

  • noun limiting the number of children born
    birth control; family planning.

More 'birth_prevention' Meaning


surmisal

  • noun a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence
    guess; conjecture; supposition; hypothesis; speculation; surmise.

More 'surmisal' Meaning


prefiguration

  • noun an example that prefigures or foreshadows what is to come
  • noun the act of providing vague advance indications; representing beforehand
    foreshadowing; adumbration.

More 'prefiguration' Meaning


reflection

  • noun a calm, lengthy, intent consideration
    contemplation; reflexion; rumination; musing; thoughtfulness.
  • noun the phenomenon of a propagating wave (light or sound) being thrown back from a surface
    reflexion.

More 'reflection' Meaning


theologian

  • noun someone who is learned in theology or who speculates about theology
    theologizer; theologiser; theologist.

More 'theologian' Meaning


rebutter

  • noun a debater who refutes or disproves by offering contrary evidence or argument
    confuter; refuter; disprover.
  • noun (law) a pleading by the defendant in reply to a plaintiff's surrejoinder
    rebuttal.

More 'rebutter' Meaning


logical_system

  • noun a system of reasoning
    system of logic; logic.

More 'logical_system' Meaning


parsiism

  • noun the faith of a Zoroastrian sect in India
    Parseeism.

More 'parsiism' Meaning


bonhoeffer

  • noun German Lutheran theologian and pastor whose works concern Christianity in the modern world; an active opponent of Nazism, he was arrested and sent to Buchenwald and later executed (1906-1945)
    Dietrich Bonhoeffer.

More 'bonhoeffer' Meaning


medical_examination

  • 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; medical exam.

More 'medical_examination' Meaning


judaism

  • noun Jews collectively who practice a religion based on the Torah and the Talmud
    Hebraism; Jewish religion.
  • noun the monotheistic religion of the Jews having its spiritual and ethical principles embodied chiefly in the Torah and in the Talmud

More 'judaism' Meaning


litocranius_walleri

  • noun slender East African antelope with slim neck and backward-curving horns
    gerenuk.

More 'litocranius_walleri' Meaning


cataphatism

  • noun the religious belief that God has given enough clues to be known to humans positively and affirmatively (e.g., God created Adam `in his own image')

More 'cataphatism' Meaning


slate

  • noun (formerly) a writing tablet made of slate
  • noun thin layers of rock used for roofing
    slating.

More 'slate' Meaning


overcurious

  • adjective satellite showing excessive curiosity

More 'overcurious' Meaning


giraffe

  • noun tallest living quadruped; having a spotted coat and small horns and very long neck and legs; of savannahs of tropical Africa
    camelopard; Giraffa camelopardalis.

More 'giraffe' Meaning


yogacara

  • noun one of the main traditions of Mahayana Buddhism; holds that the mind is real but that objects are just ideas or states of consciousness

More 'yogacara' Meaning


angelology

  • noun the branch of theology that is concerned with angels

More 'angelology' Meaning


cautiousness

  • noun the trait of being cautious; being attentive to possible danger
    caution; carefulness.
    • a man of caution

More 'cautiousness' Meaning


prize

  • noun something given for victory or superiority in a contest or competition or for winning a lottery
    award.
    • the prize was a free trip to Europe
  • noun goods or money obtained illegally
    swag; booty; pillage; plunder; dirty money; loot.

More 'prize' Meaning


interrelationship

  • noun mutual or reciprocal relation or relatedness
    interrelation; interrelatedness.
    • interrelationships of animal structure and function

More 'interrelationship' Meaning


rhetoric

  • noun using language effectively to please or persuade
  • noun high-flown style; excessive use of verbal ornamentation
    grandiosity; grandiloquence; ornateness; magniloquence.
    • the grandiosity of his prose
    • an excessive ornateness of language

More 'rhetoric' Meaning


control_condition

  • noun a standard against which other conditions can be compared in a scientific experiment
    control.
    • the control condition was inappropriate for the conclusions he wished to draw

More 'control_condition' Meaning


white-tailed_deer

  • noun common North American deer; tail has a white underside
    Odocoileus Virginianus; white tail; whitetail; Virginia deer; whitetail deer.

More 'white-tailed_deer' Meaning


investigator

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

More 'investigator' Meaning


chuck

  • noun informal terms for a meal
    eats; grub; chow.
  • noun the part of a forequarter from the neck to the ribs and including the shoulder blade

More 'chuck' Meaning


formalisation

  • noun the act of making formal (as by stating formal rules governing classes of expressions)
    formalization.

More 'formalisation' Meaning


imaginativeness

  • noun the formation of a mental image of something that is not perceived as real and is not present to the senses
    imagination; vision.
    • popular imagination created a world of demons
    • imagination reveals what the world could be

More 'imaginativeness' Meaning


classifier

  • noun a person who creates classifications
  • noun a word or morpheme used in some languages in certain contexts (such as counting) to indicate the semantic class to which the counted item belongs

More 'classifier' Meaning


associative

  • adjective characterized by or causing or resulting from the process of bringing ideas or events together in memory or imagination
    associatory.
    • associative learning

More 'associative' Meaning


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?

More 'mean' Meaning


expectancy

  • noun an expectation
    anticipation.
  • noun something expected (as on the basis of a norm)
    anticipation.
    • each of them had their own anticipations
    • an indicator of expectancy in development

More 'expectancy' Meaning


schemer

  • noun a planner who draws up a personal scheme of action
    plotter.

More 'schemer' Meaning


whim

  • noun a sudden desire
    caprice; impulse.
    • he bought it on an impulse
  • noun an odd or fanciful or capricious idea
    whimsey; notion; whimsy.
    • the theatrical notion of disguise is associated with disaster in his stories
    • he had a whimsy about flying to the moon
    • whimsy can be humorous to someone with time to enjoy it

More 'whim' Meaning


series

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

More 'series' Meaning


mystification

  • noun confusion resulting from failure to understand
    puzzlement; bemusement; bewilderment; befuddlement; bafflement; obfuscation.
  • noun something designed to mystify or bewilder

More 'mystification' Meaning


line_of_work

  • noun the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money
    job; line; business; occupation.
    • he's not in my line of business

More 'line_of_work' Meaning


water_deer

  • noun largest chevrotain; of marshy areas of west Africa
    Hyemoschus aquaticus; water chevrotain.

More 'water_deer' Meaning


oppositeness

  • noun the relation between opposed entities
    opposition.

More 'oppositeness' Meaning


state_of_mind

  • noun a temporary psychological state
    frame of mind.
  • noun the state of a person's cognitive processes
    cognitive state.

More 'state_of_mind' Meaning


extract

  • noun a solution obtained by steeping or soaking a substance (usually in water)
    infusion.
  • noun a passage selected from a larger work
    excerption; selection; excerpt.
    • he presented excerpts from William James' philosophical writings

More 'extract' Meaning


boselaphus_tragocamelus

  • noun large Indian antelope; male is blue-grey with white markings; female is brownish with no horns
    nylghau; nilgai; nylghai; blue bull.

More 'boselaphus_tragocamelus' Meaning


reconsideration

  • noun a consideration of a topic (as in a meeting) with a view to changing an earlier decision
  • noun thinking again about a choice previously made
    rethink; second thought; afterthought.
    • he had second thoughts about his purchase

More 'reconsideration' Meaning


theravada

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

More 'theravada' Meaning


psychic

  • noun a person apparently sensitive to things beyond the natural range of perception
  • adjective satellite affecting or influenced by the human mind
    psychical.
    • psychic energy
    • psychic trauma

More 'psychic' Meaning


gradation

  • noun relative position in a graded series
    step.
    • always a step behind
    • subtle gradations in color
    • keep in step with the fashions
  • noun a degree of ablaut
    grade.

More 'gradation' Meaning


reason_out

  • verb decide by reasoning; draw or come to a conclusion
    reason; conclude.
    • We reasoned that it was cheaper to rent than to buy a house

More 'reason_out' Meaning


sikhism

  • noun the doctrines of a monotheistic religion founded in northern India in the 16th century by Guru Nanak and combining elements of Hinduism and Islam

More 'sikhism' Meaning


self-deception

  • noun a misconception that is favorable to the person who holds it
    self-deceit.

More 'self-deception' Meaning


assignment

  • noun a duty that you are assigned to perform (especially in the armed forces)
    duty assignment.
    • hazardous duty
  • noun the instrument by which a claim or right or interest or property is transferred from one person to another

More 'assignment' Meaning


interconnectedness

  • noun a state of being connected reciprocally
    interconnection.
    • an interconnection between the two buildings

More 'interconnectedness' Meaning


good_shepherd

  • 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)
    Christ; the Nazarene; Jesus of Nazareth; Jesus; Saviour; Redeemer; Savior; Deliverer; Jesus Christ.

More 'good_shepherd' Meaning


foundation

  • noun the basis on which something is grounded
    • there is little foundation for his objections
  • noun an institution supported by an endowment

More 'foundation' Meaning


john_wiclif

  • noun English theologian whose objections to Roman Catholic doctrine anticipated the Protestant Reformation (1328-1384)
    John Wickliffe; John Wyclif; Wiclif; John Wycliffe; Wycliffe; Wickliffe; Wyclif.

More 'john_wiclif' Meaning


working

  • noun a mine or quarry that is being or has been worked
    workings.
  • verb exert oneself by doing mental or physical work for a purpose or out of necessity
    work.
    • I will work hard to improve my grades
    • she worked hard for better living conditions for the poor

More 'working' Meaning


associate

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

More 'associate' Meaning


st._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)
    Saint Thomas Aquinas; Thomas Aquinas; Aquinas; St. Thomas; Saint Thomas.

More 'st._thomas_aquinas' Meaning


free

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

More 'free' Meaning


standard

  • noun a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated
    measure; criterion; touchstone.
    • the schools comply with federal standards
    • they set the measure for all subsequent work
  • noun the ideal in terms of which something can be judged
    criterion.
    • they live by the standards of their community

More 'standard' Meaning


moral_philosophy

  • noun the philosophical study of moral values and rules
    ethics.

More 'moral_philosophy' Meaning


formation

  • noun an arrangement of people or things acting as a unit
    • a defensive formation
    • a formation of planes
  • noun the act of fabricating something in a particular shape
    shaping.

More 'formation' Meaning


collation

  • noun a light informal meal
    bite; snack.
  • noun assembling in proper numerical or logical sequence

More 'collation' Meaning


estimate

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

More 'estimate' Meaning


muller

  • noun a reflective thinker characterized by quiet contemplation
    ruminator; muser; ponderer.
  • noun Swiss chemist who synthesized DDT and discovered its use as an insecticide (1899-1965)
    Paul Hermann Muller.

More 'muller' Meaning


examination_paper

  • noun a written examination
    exam paper; question sheet; test paper.

More 'examination_paper' Meaning


organized_religion

  • noun an institution to express belief in a divine power
    religion; faith.
    • he was raised in the Baptist religion
    • a member of his own faith contradicted him

More 'organized_religion' Meaning


discombobulate

  • verb cause to be confused emotionally
    bemuse; throw; bewilder.
  • verb be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly
    bedevil; confuse; fox; confound; befuddle; fuddle; throw.
    • These questions confuse even the experts
    • This question completely threw me
    • This question befuddled even the teacher

More 'discombobulate' Meaning


systemiser

  • noun an organizer who puts things in order
    systematizer; systemizer; orderer; systematist; systematiser.
    • Aristotle was a great orderer of ideas

More 'systemiser' Meaning


ism

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

More 'ism' Meaning


regress

  • noun the reasoning involved when you assume the conclusion is true and reason backward to the evidence
    reasoning backward.
  • noun returning to a former state
    reversion; retroversion; regression; retrogression.

More 'regress' Meaning


guesswork

  • noun an estimate based on little or no information
    guess; dead reckoning; shot; guessing.

More 'guesswork' Meaning


brahman

  • noun a member of a social and cultural elite (especially a descendant of an old New England family)
    brahmin.
    • a Boston brahman
  • noun a member of the highest of the four Hindu varnas
    brahmin.
    • originally all brahmans were priests

More 'brahman' Meaning


programme

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

More 'programme' Meaning


wesleyanism

  • noun evangelical principles taught by John Wesley
    Wesleyism.

More 'wesleyanism' Meaning


reasoning_backward

  • noun the reasoning involved when you assume the conclusion is true and reason backward to the evidence
    regress.

More 'reasoning_backward' Meaning


organize

  • verb create (as an entity)
    organise; form.
    • social groups form everywhere
    • They formed a company
  • verb cause to be structured or ordered or operating according to some principle or idea
    organise.

More 'organize' Meaning


contemplativeness

  • noun deep serious thoughtfulness
    meditativeness; pensiveness.

More 'contemplativeness' Meaning


render

  • noun a substance similar to stucco but exclusively applied to masonry walls
  • verb cause to become
    • The shot rendered her immobile

More 'render' Meaning


gazelle

  • noun small swift graceful antelope of Africa and Asia having lustrous eyes

More 'gazelle' Meaning


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

More 'grade' Meaning


buddhist

  • noun one who follows the teachings of Buddha
  • adjective of or relating to or supporting Buddhism
    Buddhistic.
    • Buddhist sculpture

More 'buddhist' Meaning


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

More 'rank' Meaning


hearing

  • noun (law) a proceeding (usually by a court) where evidence is taken for the purpose of determining an issue of fact and reaching a decision based on that evidence
  • noun an opportunity to state your case and be heard
    audience.
    • they condemned him without a hearing
    • he saw that he had lost his audience

More 'hearing' Meaning


fantasy

  • noun imagination unrestricted by reality
    phantasy.
    • a schoolgirl fantasy
  • noun fiction with a large amount of imagination in it
    phantasy.
    • she made a lot of money writing romantic fantasies

More 'fantasy' Meaning


buddhism

  • noun a religion represented by the many groups (especially in Asia) that profess various forms of the Buddhist doctrine and that venerate Buddha
  • noun the teaching of Buddha that life is permeated with suffering caused by desire, that suffering ceases when desire ceases, and that enlightenment obtained through right conduct and wisdom and meditation releases one from desire and suffering and rebirth

More 'buddhism' Meaning


parseeism

  • noun the faith of a Zoroastrian sect in India
    Parsiism.

More 'parseeism' Meaning


categorize

  • verb place into or assign to a category
    categorise.
    • Children learn early on to categorize

More 'categorize' Meaning


pronghorn

  • noun fleet antelope-like ruminant of western North American plains with small branched horns
    Antilocapra americana; prongbuck; pronghorn antelope; American antelope.

More 'pronghorn' Meaning


toy

  • noun an artifact designed to be played with
    plaything.
  • noun a nonfunctional replica of something else (frequently used as a modifier)
    • a toy stove

More 'toy' Meaning


tantra

  • noun any of a fairly recent class of Hindu or Buddhist religious literature concerned with ritual acts of body and speech and mind
  • noun doctrine of enlightenment as the realization of the oneness of one's self and the visible world; combines elements of Hinduism and paganism including magical and mystical elements like mantras and mudras and erotic rites; especially influential in Tibet
    Tantrism.

More 'tantra' Meaning


black_buck

  • noun common Indian antelope with a dark back and spiral horns
    blackbuck; Antilope cervicapra.

More 'black_buck' Meaning


waterbuck

  • noun any of several large African antelopes of the genus Kobus having curved ridged horns and frequenting e.g. swamps and rivers

More 'waterbuck' Meaning


fiction

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

More 'fiction' Meaning


master

  • noun an artist of consummate skill
    maestro.
    • a master of the violin
    • one of the old masters
  • noun a person who has general authority over others
    lord; overlord.

More 'master' Meaning


hypothetical

  • noun a hypothetical possibility, circumstance, statement, proposal, situation, etc.
    • consider the following, just as a hypothetical
  • adjective satellite based primarily on surmise rather than adequate evidence
    conjectural; supposititious; suppositious; suppositional; supposed; hypothetic; divinatory.
    • theories about the extinction of dinosaurs are still highly conjectural
    • the supposed reason for his absence
    • suppositious reconstructions of dead languages
    • hypothetical situation

More 'hypothetical' Meaning


the_nazarene

  • 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)
    Christ; Jesus of Nazareth; Good Shepherd; Jesus; Saviour; Redeemer; Savior; Deliverer; Jesus Christ.

More 'the_nazarene' Meaning


soothsayer

  • noun someone who makes predictions of the future (usually on the basis of special knowledge)
    forecaster; predictor; prognosticator.

More 'soothsayer' Meaning


bethink

  • verb cause oneself to consider something
  • verb consider or ponder something carefully
    • She bethought her of their predicament

More 'bethink' Meaning


listen

  • verb hear with intention
    • Listen to the sound of this cello
  • verb listen and pay attention
    take heed; hear.
    • Listen to your father
    • We must hear the expert before we make a decision

More 'listen' Meaning


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.

More 'gregory_the_great' Meaning


reprobate

  • noun a person without moral scruples
    miscreant.
  • verb reject (documents) as invalid

More 'reprobate' Meaning


topi

  • noun a lightweight hat worn in tropical countries for protection from the sun
    sun helmet; topee; pith helmet; pith hat.
  • noun a large South African antelope; considered the swiftest hoofed mammal
    sassaby; Damaliscus lunatus.

More 'topi' Meaning


soul-searching

  • noun a penetrating examination of your own beliefs and motives
    self-analysis.

More 'soul-searching' Meaning


pondering

  • adjective satellite deeply or seriously thoughtful;
    pensive; broody; ruminative; brooding; contemplative; 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
  • verb reflect deeply on a subject
    ponder; ruminate; mull; muse; think over; reflect; contemplate; meditate; chew over; mull over; excogitate; speculate.
    • I mulled over the events of the afternoon
    • philosophers have speculated on the question of God for thousands of years
    • The scientist must stop to observe and start to excogitate

More 'pondering' Meaning


advisement

  • noun careful consideration
    weighing; deliberation.
    • a little deliberation would have deterred them

More 'advisement' Meaning


preliminary_examination

  • noun an examination taken by graduate students to determine their fitness to continue
    preliminary exam; prelim.

More 'preliminary_examination' Meaning


scrutineer

  • noun someone who examines votes at an election
    canvasser.

More 'scrutineer' Meaning


donatism

  • noun a schismatic Christian religion in northern Africa from the 4th to the 7th century; held that only those who led a blameless life belonged in the church or could administer the sacraments

More 'donatism' Meaning


bos_indicus

  • noun any of several breeds of Indian cattle; especially a large American heat and tick resistant greyish humped breed evolved in the Gulf States by interbreeding Indian cattle and now used chiefly for crossbreeding
    Brahman; Brahmin; Brahma.

More 'bos_indicus' Meaning


second

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

More 'second' Meaning


imputation

  • noun a statement attributing something dishonest (especially a criminal offense)
    • he denied the imputation
  • noun the attribution to a source or cause
    • the imputation that my success was due to nepotism meant that I was not taken seriously

More 'imputation' Meaning


tibetan_buddhism

  • noun a Buddhist doctrine that includes elements from India that are not Buddhist and elements of preexisting shamanism
    Lamaism.

More 'tibetan_buddhism' Meaning


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

More 'preparation' Meaning


budget

  • noun a sum of money allocated for a particular purpose
    • the laboratory runs on a budget of a million a year
  • noun a summary of intended expenditures along with proposals for how to meet them
    • the president submitted the annual budget to Congress

More 'budget' Meaning


mitigate

  • verb lessen or to try to lessen the seriousness or extent of
    extenuate; palliate.
    • The circumstances extenuate the crime
  • verb make less severe or harsh
    • mitigating circumstances

More 'mitigate' Meaning


hallucination

  • noun illusory perception; a common symptom of severe mental disorder
  • noun a mistaken or unfounded opinion or idea
    delusion.
    • he has delusions of competence
    • his dreams of vast wealth are a hallucination

More 'hallucination' Meaning


feeling

  • noun the experiencing of affective and emotional states
    • she had a feeling of euphoria
    • he had terrible feelings of guilt
    • I disliked him and the feeling was mutual
  • noun a vague idea in which some confidence is placed
    impression; belief; opinion; notion.
    • his impression of her was favorable
    • what are your feelings about the crisis?
    • it strengthened my belief in his sincerity
    • I had a feeling that she was lying

More 'feeling' Meaning


donatist

  • noun an adherent of Donatism
  • adjective of or relating to Donatism

More 'donatist' Meaning


data_processor

  • noun a machine for performing calculations automatically
    computing machine; information processing system; computing device; electronic computer; computer.

More 'data_processor' Meaning


systems_analyst

  • noun a person skilled at systems analysis

More 'systems_analyst' Meaning


chew_over

  • verb reflect deeply on a subject
    ponder; ruminate; mull; muse; think over; reflect; contemplate; meditate; mull over; excogitate; speculate.
    • I mulled over the events of the afternoon
    • philosophers have speculated on the question of God for thousands of years
    • The scientist must stop to observe and start to excogitate

More 'chew_over' Meaning


seer

  • noun a person with unusual powers of foresight
    visionary; illusionist.
  • noun an observer who perceives visually
    • an incurable seer of movies

More 'seer' Meaning


ram

  • noun a tool for driving or forcing something by impact
  • noun the most common computer memory which can be used by programs to perform necessary tasks while the computer is on; an integrated circuit memory chip allows information to be stored or accessed in any order and all storage locations are equally accessible
    read/write memory; random memory; random access memory; random-access memory.

More 'ram' Meaning


mind

  • noun that which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason
    psyche; brain; head; nous.
    • his mind wandered
    • I couldn't get his words out of my head
  • noun recall or remembrance
    • it came to mind

More 'mind' Meaning


broody

  • noun a domestic hen ready to brood
    broody hen; sitter; setting hen; brood hen.
  • adjective satellite physiologically ready to incubate eggs
    • a broody hen

More 'broody' Meaning


rupicapra_rupicapra

  • noun hoofed mammal of mountains of Eurasia having upright horns with backward-hooked tips
    chamois.

More 'rupicapra_rupicapra' Meaning


principle

  • noun a basic generalization that is accepted as true and that can be used as a basis for reasoning or conduct
    rule.
    • their principles of composition characterized all their works
  • noun a rule or standard especially of good behavior
    • a man of principle
    • he will not violate his principles

More 'principle' Meaning