capable of reducing the frequency of mutation.
any of a class of substances that blunt the senses, as opium, morphine, belladonna, and alcohol, that in large quantities produce euphoria, stupor, or coma, that when used constantly can cause habituation or addiction, and that are used in medicine to relieve pain, cause sedation, and induce sleep. anything that exercises a soothing or numbing […]
Literature. a manner or technique of treating subject matter that presents, through volume of detail, a deterministic view of human life and actions. a deterministic theory of writing in which it is held that a writer should adopt an objective view toward the material written about, be free of preconceived ideas as to form and […]
imitating or the usual surroundings. pertaining to or . pertaining to , especially in literature and art. Contemporary Examples “I wanted to present a more realistic, naturalistic Peter Parker,” he said. ‘Spider-Man’ Sneak Preview: Spidey Gets Adorkable Chris Lee February 6, 2012 Wicca is a naturalistic religion whose followers generally worship a pantheistic Godhead and […]
a member of the National Socialist German Workers’ Party, which controlled Germany from 1933 to 1945 under Adolf Hitler and advocated totalitarian government, territorial expansion, anti-Semitism, and Aryan supremacy, all these leading directly to World War II and the Holocaust. (often lowercase) a person elsewhere who holds similar views. (often lowercase) Sometimes Offensive. a person […]