profuse

31 07 2015

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

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discredit

31 07 2015

Nouns
1. (n.) discredit, disrepute;
  – the state of being held in low esteem;
  – “your actions will bring discredit to your name”; “because of the scandal the school has fallen into disrepute”;

Verbs
1. (verb) discredit;
  – cause to be distrusted or disbelieved;
  – “The paper discredited the politician with its nasty commentary”;

2. (verb) discredit, disgrace;
  – damage the reputation of;
  – “This newspaper story discredits the politicians”;

3. (verb) disbelieve, discredit;
  – reject as false; refuse to accept;


   


mnemonics

31 07 2015

Nouns
1. (n.) mnemonics;
  – a method or system for improving the memory;

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calculus

31 07 2015

Nouns
1. (n.) calculus, concretion;
  – a hard lump produced by the concretion of mineral salts; found in hollow organs or ducts of the body;
  – “renal calculi can be very painful”;

2. (n.) calculus, tartar, tophus;
  – an incrustation that forms on the teeth and gums;

3. (n.) calculus, infinitesimal calculus;
  – the branch of mathematics that is concerned with limits and with the differentiation and integration of functions;

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destitute

30 07 2015

Adjectives
1. (adj.) destitute, impoverished, indigent, necessitous, needy, poverty-stricken;
  – poor enough to need help from others;

2. (adj.) barren, destitute, devoid, free, innocent;
  – completely wanting or lacking;
  – “writing barren of insight”; “young recruits destitute of experience”; “innocent of literary merit”; “the sentence was devoid of meaning”;

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