collectible

28 02 2009

Nouns
1. (n.) collectable, collectible;
  – things considered to be worth collecting (not necessarily valuable or antique);

Adjectives
1. (adj.) collectable, collectible, payable;
  – subject to or requiring payment especially as specified;
  – “a collectible bill”; “a note payable on demand”; “a check payable to John Doe”;

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preposterous

28 02 2009

Adjectives
1. (adj.) absurd, cockeyed, derisory, idiotic, laughable, ludicrous, nonsensical, preposterous, ridiculous;
  – incongruous;inviting ridicule;
  – “the absurd excuse that the dog ate his homework”; “that’s a cockeyed idea”; “ask a nonsensical question and get a nonsensical answer”; “a contribution so small as to be laughable”; “it is ludicrous to call a cottage a mansion”; “a preposterous attempt to turn back the pages of history”; “her conceited assumption of universal interest in her rather dull children was ridiculous”;

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grovel

28 02 2009

Verbs
1. (verb) cower, crawl, creep, cringe, fawn, grovel;
  – show submission or fear;


   


proxy

28 02 2009

Nouns
1. (n.) placeholder, procurator, proxy;
  – a person authorized to act for another;

2. (n.) proxy;
  – a power of attorney document given by shareholders of a corporation authorizing a specific vote on their behalf at a corporate meeting;

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undeceive

28 02 2009

Verbs
1. (verb) undeceive;
  – free from deception or illusion;

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