english january

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  1. sphincter

    ring sized flex muscle
  2. glabella
    space between eyebrows
  3. tittle
    der punkt über dem i
  4. lunula

    weisser halbmond über dem fingernagel
  5. zarf
    cardboard holder for the coffee-cup
  6. frisson
    der schauer

    a sudden strong feeling of excitement or fear; a thrill.
  7. petrichor
    The pleasant smell that accompanies the first rain after a dry spell.
  8. Ferrule
    metal part of the end of a pencil
  9. paresthesia
    • die Missempfindung
    • Sensibilitätsstörung

    a sensation of tingling, tickling, prickling, pricking, or burning of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect.
  10. wamble
    stomach growls
  11. dysania
    is the state of finding it hard to get out of bed in the morning like clinomania
  12. phosphene
    die Lichterscheinung
  13. Purlicue
    space between thumb and index finger
  14. philtrum
    grove under the nose
  15. mondegreen
    a misheard phrase or lyric
  16. murine
    • mausartig
    • zu den Maeusen gehoerig
  17. scion
    • Sproessling
    • Nachkomme

    1.a young shoot or twig of a plant, especially one cut for grafting or rooting.synonyms:cutting, graft, slip;

    2. a descendant of a notable family."he was the scion of a wealthy family"synonyms:descendant, offshoot;
  18. hedonism
    Die Genusssucht

    1.the pursuit of pleasure; sensual self-indulgence.synonyms:self-indulgence, indulgence, pursuit of pleasure, pleasure-seeking,lotus-eating, epicureanism, epicurism, self-gratification;
  19. volatile
    • launisch
    • unbestaendig
    • fluechtig
    • vergaenglich

    1.(of a substance) easily evaporated at normal temperatures."volatile solvents such as petroleum ether, hexane, and benzene"synonyms:evaporative, vaporous, vaporescent

    2. liable to change rapidly and unpredictably, especially for the worse."the political situation was becoming more volatile"synonyms:tense, strained, fraught, uneasy, uncomfortable, charged, explosive,eruptive, inflammatory, turbulent, in turmoil, full of upheavals;
  20. encapsulate
    • Verkapseln
    • Einkapseln


    1. enclose (something) in or as if in a capsule."the company would encapsulate the asbestos waste in concrete pellets"synonyms:enclose, encase, contain, confine, envelop, enfold, sheath, cocoon,surround

    2. express the essential features of (something) succinctly."the conclusion is encapsulated in one sentence"synonyms:summarize, sum up, give a summary of, precis, abridge, digest,abbreviate, condense, compress, compact, contract, telescope;
  21. unencumbered
    • unbelasted
    • lastfrei
  22. secession
    • Absonderung
    • Abspaltung
    • Sezession
  23. erroneous
    • falsch
    • fehlerhaft
    • irrtuemlich
  24. apportion
    • aufteilung
    • verteilung
    • zuweisen
  25. apportionment
    • die Aufteilung
    • Umlegung von Kosten
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english january
2014-01-28 12:04:14
english words
english words for january
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