resurrection

20 03 2016

Nouns
1. (n.) christ’s resurrection, resurrection, resurrection of christ;
  – (New Testament) the rising of Christ on the third day after the Crucifixion;

2. (n.) resurrection;
  – a revival from inactivity and disuse;
  – “it produced a resurrection of hope”;

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nowhere

19 03 2016

Nouns
1. (n.) nowhere;
  – an insignificant place;
  – “he came out of nowhere”;

Adverbs
1. (adv.) nowhere;
  – not anywhere; in or at or to no place;
  – “I am going nowhere”;

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preservation

19 03 2016

Nouns
1. (n.) preservation, saving;
  – the activity of protecting something from loss or danger;

2. (n.) preservation;
  – the condition of being (well or ill) preserved;

3. (n.) preservation;
  – a process that saves organic substances from decay;

4. (n.) conservation, preservation;
  – an occurrence of improvement by virtue of preventing loss or injury or other change;

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apogee

19 03 2016

Nouns
1. (n.) apogee, culmination;
  – a final climactic stage;
  – “their achievements stand as a culmination of centuries of development”;

2. (n.) apogee;
  – apoapsis in Earth orbit; the point in its orbit where a satellite is at the greatest distance from the Earth;

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disarm

18 03 2016

Verbs
1. (verb) demilitarise, demilitarize, disarm;
  – remove offensive capability from;

2. (verb) disarm;
  – make less hostile; win over;
  – “Her charm disarmed the prosecution lawyer completely”;

3. (verb) disarm, unarm;
  – take away the weapons from; render harmless;

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