[ahy-ren-iks, ahy-ree-niks] /aɪˈrɛn ɪks, aɪˈri nɪks/
noun, (used with a singular verb)
the branch of theology dealing with the promotion of peace and conciliation among Christian churches.
Compare (def 2).
(functioning as sing) that branch of theology that is concerned with unity between Christian sects and denominations
[ahyuh r] /aɪər/ noun 1. intense anger; wrath. /aɪə/ noun 1. (literary) anger; wrath n. c.1300, from Old French ire “anger, wrath, violence” (11c.), from Latin ira “anger, wrath, rage, passion,” from PIE root *eis-, forming various words denoting “passion” cf. Greek hieros “filled with the divine, holy,” oistros “gadfly,” originally “thing causing madness;” Sanskrit […]
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/ˈaɪətən/ noun 1. Henry. 1611–51, English Parliamentarian general in the Civil War; son-in-law of Oliver Cromwell. His plan for a constitutional monarchy was rejected by Charles I (1647), whose death warrant he signed; lord deputy of Ireland (1650–51)