receiving a positive blood test for antibodies associated with a particular disease
Being antibody-positive to HIV means he is at risk of developing AIDS.
a person who opposes the busing of students to schools outside their neighborhoods, especially as a means of achieving socioeconomic or racial diversity among students in a public school.
an occupation, profession, or trade: His business is poultry farming. the purchase and sale of goods in an attempt to make a profit. a person, partnership, or corporation engaged in commerce, manufacturing, or a service; profit-seeking enterprise or concern. volume of trade; patronage: Most of the store’s business comes from local families. a building or […]
Usually, antics. a playful trick or prank; caper. a grotesque, fantastic, or ludicrous gesture, act, or posture. Archaic. an actor in a grotesque or ridiculous presentation. a buffoon; clown. Obsolete. a grotesque theatrical presentation; ridiculous interlude. a grotesque or fantastic sculptured figure, as a gargoyle. ludicrous; funny. fantastic; odd; grotesque: an antic disposition. Obsolete. to […]
. Historical Examples Elisa, nobile ninfa di Fenicia, dell’ antica stirpe di Cadmo, amante d’ Aminta. Life Of Mozart, Vol. 1 (of 3) Otto Jahn When preceded by the feminine word pars, the feminine ending is used (antica). Variation in the Muscles and Nerves of the Leg in E. Bruce Holmes Index, p. 473, under […]