promissory

31 08 2010

Adjectives
1. (adj.) promissory;
  – relating to or having the character of a promise;
  – “promissory note”;

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servile

31 08 2010

Adjectives
1. (adj.) servile;
  – submissive or fawning in attitude or behavior;
  – “spoke in a servile tone”; “the incurably servile housekeeper”; “servile tasks such as floor scrubbing and barn work”;

2. (adj.) servile;
  – relating to or involving slaves or appropriate for slaves or servants;
  – “Brown’s attempt at servile insurrection”; “the servile wars of Sicily”; “servile work”;


   


denominate

31 08 2010

Verbs
1. (verb) denominate, designate;
  – assign a name or title to;

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dendroid

31 08 2010

Adjectives
1. (adj.) arboreal, arboreous, arborescent, arboresque, arboriform, dendriform, dendroid, dendroidal, tree-shaped, treelike;
  – resembling a tree in form and branching structure;
  – “arborescent coral found off the coast of Bermuda”; “dendriform sponges”;

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luxuriant

30 08 2010

Adjectives
1. (adj.) elaborate, luxuriant;
  – marked by complexity and richness of detail;
  – “an elaborate lace pattern”;

2. (adj.) epicurean, luxuriant, luxurious, sybaritic, voluptuary, voluptuous;
  – displaying luxury and furnishing gratification to the senses;
  – “an epicurean banquet”; “enjoyed a luxurious suite with a crystal chandelier and thick oriental rugs”; “Lucullus spent the remainder of his days in voluptuous magnificence”; “a chinchilla robe of sybaritic lavishness”;

3. (adj.) exuberant, lush, luxuriant, profuse, riotous;
  – produced or growing in extreme abundance;
  – “their riotous blooming”;

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