antique

31 12 2010

Nouns
1. (n.) antique, gaffer, old geezer, old-timer, oldtimer;
  – an elderly man;

2. (n.) antique;
  – any piece of furniture or decorative object or the like produced in a former period and valuable because of its beauty or rarity;

Verbs
1. (verb) antique;
  – shop for antiques;
  – “We went antiquing on Saturday”;

2. (verb) antiquate, antique;
  – give an antique appearance to;
  – “antique furniture”;

Adjectives
1. (adj.) antique;
  – made in or typical of earlier times and valued for its age;
  – “the beautiful antique French furniture”;

2. (adj.) antique, demode, ex, old-fashioned, old-hat, outmoded, passe, passee;
  – out of fashion;
  – “a suit of rather antique appearance”; “demode (or outmoded) attire”; “outmoded ideas”;

3. (adj.) age-old, antique;
  – belonging to or lasting from times long ago;
  – “age-old customs”; “the antique fear that days would dwindle away to complete darkness”;

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stickler

31 12 2010

Nouns
1. (n.) stickler;
  – someone who insists on something;
  – “a stickler for promptness”;


   


interdict

31 12 2010

Nouns
1. (n.) interdict;
  – an ecclesiastical censure by the Roman Catholic Church withdrawing certain sacraments and Christian burial from a person or all persons in a particular district;

2. (n.) interdict, interdiction;
  – a court order prohibiting a party from doing a certain activity;

Verbs
1. (verb) interdict;
  – destroy by firepower, such as an enemy’s line of communication;

2. (verb) disallow, forbid, interdict, nix, prohibit, proscribe, veto;
  – command against;
  – “I forbid you to call me late at night”; “Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store”; “Dad nixed our plans”;

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statuette

31 12 2010

Nouns
1. (n.) figurine, statuette;
  – a small carved or molded figure;

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verily

30 12 2010

Adverbs
1. (adv.) verily;
  – in truth; certainly;
  – “I verily think so”; “trust in the Lord…and verily thou shalt be fed”;

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