indefensible

30 11 2015

Adjectives
1. (adj.) indefensible, untenable;
  – (of theories etc) incapable of being defended or justified;

2. (adj.) indefensible;
  – not able to be protected against attack;

3. (adj.) indefensible, insupportable, unjustifiable, unwarrantable, unwarranted;
  – incapable of being justified or explained;

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renowned

30 11 2015

Adjectives
1. (adj.) celebrated, famed, famous, far-famed, illustrious, notable, noted, renowned;
  – widely known and esteemed;
  – “a famous actor”; “a celebrated musician”; “a famed scientist”; “an illustrious judge”; “a notable historian”; “a renowned painter”;


   


mettle

30 11 2015

Nouns
1. (n.) heart, mettle, nerve, spunk;
  – the courage to carry on;
  – “he kept fighting on pure spunk”; “you haven’t got the heart for baseball”;

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upheave

30 11 2015

Verbs
1. (verb) upheave;
  – lift forcefully from beneath;

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intermittent

29 11 2015

Adjectives
1. (adj.) intermittent;
  – stopping and starting at irregular intervals;
  – “intermittent rain showers”;

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