a region in W Ukraine: ceded by Czechoslovakia in 1945.
another name for Ruthenia
Latin. seize the day; enjoy the present, as opposed to placing all hope in the future. uknown enjoy the pleasures of the moment, without concern for the future 1786, Latin, “enjoy the day,” literally “pluck the day (while it is ripe),” an aphorism from Horace (“Odes” I.xi), from PIE *kerp- “to gather, pluck, harvest” (see […]
Jean Baptiste [zhahn ba-teest] /ʒɑ̃ baˈtist/ (Show IPA), 1827–75, French sculptor. Historical Examples Carpeaux perhaps never did anything that quite equals the masterpiece of his master Rude. French Art W. C. Brownell He had the opportunity of seeing his modeling corrected by Carpeaux. Rodin: The Man and his Art Judith Cladel After producing a statue […]
carpectomy carpectomy car·pec·to·my (kär-pěk’tə-mē) n. Surgical removal of all or part of the carpus.
to find fault or complain querulously or unreasonably; be niggling in criticizing; cavil: to carp at minor errors. a peevish complaint. Historical Examples Naturally enough, he is carped at and reviled almost as much by his political friends as by his political foes. Ireland Under Coercion (2nd ed.) (1 of 2) (1888) William Henry Hurlbert […]