1. to address an earnest or urgent request to; implore
2. to request earnestly; beg for
1. mathematics: the expression written below the line in a common fraction that indicates the # of parts into which the whole is divided
2. a common trait or characteristics
3. an average level or standard
theology / theologies
1. the study of the nature of God & religious truth; rational inquiry into religious questions
2. a system or school of opinions concerning God & religious questions
3. a course of specialized religious study usually at a college or seminary
seminary / seminaries (n)
1. (a) a school, esp a theological school for the training of priests, ministers, or rabbis
1. (b) a school of higher education, esp a private school for girls
2. a place or environment in which something is developed or nurtured
acerbity / acerbities (n)
sourness or acidness of taste, character or ton
a rough or bitter manner
obscenity / obscenities (n)
1. the state or quality of being obscene
2. indecency, lewdness or offensiveness in behavior, expression, or appearance
3. something, such as a word, act, or expression, that is indecent or lewd
4. something that is offensive or repulsive to the senses
lewd / lewder/ lewdest (adj)
1. a preoccupied w/ sex & sexual desire; lustful
1. b. obscene; indecent
characterized by or intended to excite crude sexual desire; obscene
2. obsolete: wicked or ignorant
1. given to excessive & often trivial or rambling talking; tiresomely talkative; constant & frivolous chatter; loquacious; talkative
2. wordy & rambling; prolix
1. unworthy of serious attention; trivial
2. inappropriately silly
1. of little significant or value
2. ordinary; commonplace
3. concerned w/ or involving triva
4. biology: relating to or designating a species; specific
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An inflammatory disorder of the lower intestinal tract, usually caused by a bacterial, parasitic, or protozoan infection and resulting in pain, fever, and severe diarrhea, often accompanied by the passage of blood and mucus.
1. The science that analyzes and compares human cultures, as in social structure, language, religion, and technology; cultural anthropology.
2. The branch of anthropology that deals with the origin, distribution, and characteristics of human racial groups.
1. A goosefoot (Chenopodium quinoa) native to the Andes and cultivated for its edible seeds.2. The high-protein dried fruits and seeds of this plant, used as a food staple and ground into flour.