(Judaism) a variant of ovel
a city in E Argentina, near Buenos Aires. Historical Examples Any merit Avellaneda has is reflected from Cervantes, and he is too dull to reflect much. The History of Don Quixote, Vol. I, Complete Miguel de Cervantes Avellaneda was a graceful writer of lyrics in which there was feeling and melody but little depth of […]
aven nothingness; vanity. (1.) Hosea speaks of the “high places of Aven” (10:8), by which he means Bethel. He also calls it Beth-aven, i.e., “the house of vanity” (4:15), on account of the golden calves Jeroboam had set up there (1 Kings 12:28). (2.) Translated by the LXX. “On” in Ezek. 30:17. The Egyptian Heliopolis […]
to take vengeance or exact satisfaction for: to avenge a grave insult. to take vengeance on behalf of: He avenged his brother. Contemporary Examples At some point during the evening, she started acting strangely, claiming she was there to avenge the death of Michael Jackson. The Malibu Murder Mystery Christine Pelisek November 4, 2010 Protestors […]
of or like oats.