the doctrine or advocacy of equal rights for black people.
a quality or manner, as a speech pattern or pronunciation, considered characteristic of black people.
patronage bestowed or favoritism shown on the basis of family relationship, as in business and politics: She was accused of nepotism when she made her nephew an officer of the firm. Contemporary Examples Yet those in the Weiss camp say such a decision would be tinged with nepotism. Sony’s Family Saga Peter Lauria May 11, […]
destroying, inhibiting, or preventing the growth or spread of neoplasms. an antineoplastic substance. antineoplastic an·ti·ne·o·plas·tic (ān’tē-nē’ə-plās’tĭk, ān’tī-) adj. Preventing the development, maturation, or spread of neoplastic cells. an’ti·ne’o·plas’tic n.
inflammation of a nerve. continuous pain in a nerve, associated with paralysis and sensory disturbances. Historical Examples neuritis is a form of rheumatism or gout which involves the nerves. The Healthy Life, Vol. V, Nos. 24-28 Various “You have neuritis when you catch cold in the wind, and you know it,” he told her. The […]
sharp and paroxysmal pain along the course of a nerve. Historical Examples The operation is a difficult and serious one, but the results are satisfactory so far as the cure of the neuralgia is concerned. Manual of Surgery Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles Added to which it gave him neuralgia; while the strong tea gave […]