[joh-kohs, juh-] /dʒoʊˈkoʊs, dʒə-/ adjective 1. given to or characterized by joking; jesting; humorous; playful: a jocose and amusing manner. /dʒəˈkəʊs/ adjective 1. characterized by humour; merry adj. 1670s, from Latin iocosus “full of jesting, joking,” from iocus “pastime, sport; a jest, joke” (see joke (n.)). Implies ponderous humor. Related: Jocosely; jocoseness.
stomatomycosis sto·ma·to·my·co·sis (stō’mə-tō-mī-kō’sĭs) n. A fungal disease of the mouth.
hypochlorhydria hy·po·chlor·hy·dri·a (hī’pō-klôr-hī’drē-ə) n. An abnormally low level of hydrochloric acid in the stomach.
noun 1. a small mirror with a handle. 2. . noun 1. a magnifying glass with a handle 2. a small mirror with a handle 3. a small glazed frame for seedlings or plants
verb 1. a past participle of show. verb (used with or without object), shewed, shewn, shewing, noun 1. show. verb (used with object), showed, shown or showed, showing. 1. to cause or allow to be seen; exhibit; display. 2. to present or perform as a public entertainment or spectacle: to show a movie. 3. to […]
noun 1. South Vietnam, North Vietnam, or both. adjective 2. Vietnamese.
[in-kyoo r-uh-buh l] /ɪnˈkyʊər ə bəl/ adjective 1. not curable; that cannot be cured, remedied, or corrected: an incurable disease. 2. not susceptible to change: his incurable pessimism. noun 3. a person suffering from an incurable disease. /ɪnˈkjʊərəbəl/ adjective 1. (esp of a disease) not curable; unresponsive to treatment noun 2. a person having an […]
God has gratified me, or is gracious. (1.) One of the sons of Heman (1 Chr. 25:4, 25). (2.) A prophet who was sent to rebuke king Asa for entering into a league with Benhadad I., king of Syria, against Judah (2 Chr. 16:1-10). He was probably the father of the prophet Jehu (1 Kings […]
[sev-uh n-tee-sev-uh n] /ˈsɛv ən tiˈsɛv ən/ noun 1. a cardinal number, 70 plus 7. 2. a symbol for this number, as 77 or LXXVII. 3. a set of this many persons or things. adjective 4. amounting to 77 in number.
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noun, Roman Catholic Church. 1. a member of one of several congregations of sisters founded in 1634 by St. Vincent de Paul. 2. any of several other orders of nuns devoted to teaching, care of the sick, etc.
[uhn-en-kuhm-berd] /ˌʌn ɛnˈkʌm bərd/ adjective 1. not impeded, slowed down, or retarded; free to move, advance, or go forward. 2. having few or no burdens or obligations. 3. not burdened or weighed down, as with bulky or heavy objects. unencumbered /ˌʌnɪnˈkʌmbəd/ adjective 1. not burdened, impeded, or hampered
[ramp] /ræmp/ noun 1. a sloping surface connecting two levels; incline. 2. a short concave slope or bend, as one connecting the higher and lower parts of a staircase railing at a landing. 3. any extensive sloping walk or passageway. 4. the act of ramping. 5. Also called boarding ramp. a movable staircase for entering […]
[ep-i-kon-dahy-lahy-tis, -dl-ahy-] /ˌɛp ɪˌkɒn daɪˈlaɪ tɪs, -dlˈaɪ-/ noun, Pathology. 1. irritation or inflammation of the or surrounding tissue, especially at the elbow. epicondylitis ep·i·con·dy·li·tis (ěp’ĭ-kŏn’dl-ī’tĭs) n. Infection or inflammation of an epicondyle.
. the mood, character, quality, tone, atmosphere, etc., particularly of an environment or milieu: The restaurant had a delightful ambiance. that which surrounds or encompasses; environment. Contemporary Examples The décor is clean and simple and the ambience is bustling and laid back at the same time. Fresh Picks Laurent Tourondel November 3, 2010 The ambience […]