epitome

31 12 2015

Nouns
1. (n.) epitome, image, paradigm, prototype;
  – a standard or typical example;
  – “he is the prototype of good breeding”; “he provided America with an image of the good father”;

2. (n.) epitome;
  – a brief abstract (as of an article or book);

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cling

31 12 2015

Nouns
1. (n.) cling, clingstone;
  – fruit (especially peach) whose flesh adheres strongly to the pit;

Verbs
1. (verb) adhere, cleave, cling, cohere, stick;
  – come or be in close contact with; stick or hold together and resist separation;
  – “The dress clings to her body”; “The label stuck to the box”; “The sushi rice grains cohere”;

2. (verb) cling;
  – to remain emotionally or intellectually attached;
  – “He clings to the idea that she might still love him.”;

3. (verb) cling, hang;
  – hold on tightly or tenaciously;
  – “hang on to your father’s hands”; “The child clung to his mother’s apron”;


   


diagnose

31 12 2015

Verbs
1. (verb) diagnose, name;
  – determine or distinguish the nature of a problem or an illness through a diagnostic analysis;

2. (verb) diagnose;
  – subject to a medical analysis;

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enormity

31 12 2015

Nouns
1. (n.) enormity, outrageousness;
  – the quality of being outrageous;

2. (n.) enormity;
  – vastness of size or extent;
  – “in careful usage the noun enormity is not used to express the idea of great size”; “universities recognized the enormity of their task”;

3. (n.) enormity;
  – the quality of extreme wickedness;

4. (n.) enormity;
  – an act of extreme wickedness;

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translucence

30 12 2015

Nouns
1. (n.) semitransparency, translucence, translucency;
  – the quality of allowing light to pass diffusely;

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