progression

30 09 2013

Nouns
1. (n.) patterned advance, progression;
  – a series with a definite pattern of advance;

2. (n.) advance, progress, progression;
  – a movement forward;
  – “he listened for the progress of the troops”;

3. (n.) advance, advancement, forward motion, onward motion, procession, progress, progression;
  – the act of moving forward (as toward a goal);

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defer

30 09 2013

Verbs
1. (verb) defer, hold over, postpone, prorogue, put off, put over, remit, set back, shelve, table;
  – hold back to a later time;
  – “let’s postpone the exam”;

2. (verb) accede, bow, defer, give in, submit;
  – yield to another’s wish or opinion;
  – “The government bowed to the military pressure”;


   


perfumery

30 09 2013

Nouns
1. (n.) perfumery;
  – perfumes in general;

2. (n.) perfumery;
  – store where perfumes are sold;

3. (n.) perfumery;
  – an establishment where perfumes are made;

4. (n.) perfumery;
  – the art of making perfumes;

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absolve

30 09 2013

Verbs
1. (verb) absolve, shrive;
  – grant remission of a sin to;
  – “The priest absolved him and told him to say ten Hail Mary’s”;

2. (verb) absolve, free, justify;
  – let off the hook;
  – “I absolve you from this responsibility”;

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negotiable

29 09 2013

Adjectives
1. (adj.) negotiable;
  – capable of being passed or negotiated;
  – “a negotiable road”;

2. (adj.) negotiable, on the table;
  – able to be negotiated or arranged by compromise;
  – “negotiable demands”; “the proposal is still on the table”;

3. (adj.) assignable, conveyable, negotiable, transferable, transferrable;
  – legally transferable to the ownership of another;
  – “negotiable bonds”;

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