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Insane meaning

Adjective: insane Pronunciation: (in’seyn) Insane meaning: Afflicted with or characteristic of mental derangement Very foolish   Synonyms: harebrained, mad Derived forms: insaner, insanest Quotations: Edgar Allan Poe – I became insane, with long intervals of …

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Dogfight meaning

Noun: dogfight Pronunciation: (‘dóg,fIt) Dogfight meaning: A fiercely disputed contest Disorderly fighting Synonyms: rough and tumble, scuffle, tussle, hassle An aerial engagement between fighter planes A violent fight between dogs (sometimes organized illegally for entertainment …

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Style meaning

Noun: style Pronunciation:(stI(-u)l) Style meaning: How something is done or how it happens Synonyms: manner, mode, way, fashion  (music) a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of …

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Oval meaning

Adjective: oval Pronunciation:(ow-vul) Oval meaning: Rounded like an egg Synonyms: egg-shaped, ovate, oviform, ovoid, prolate, elliptic, elliptical Noun: oval Pronunciation:(ow-vul) Oval meaning: A closed plane curve resulting from the intersection of a circular cone and …

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Oviform meaning

Adjective: oviform Pronunciation: (‘ó-vi,form or ‘ow-vi,form) Oviform meaning: Rounded like an egg Synonyms: egg-shaped, ovate, ovoid, elliptic, oval, prolate Quotations: The Cosmic Computer • Henry Beam Piper – He looked around from one to another. The …

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Osteal meaning

Adjective: osteal Pronunciation: (ó-stee-ul) Osteal meaning: Relating to bone or to the skeleton Composed of or containing bone Synonyms: osseous, bony Quotations: Vic Snyder – It is important to note that there are no age limitations …

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Deserter meaning

Noun: deserter Pronunciation: (di’zur-tu(r)) Deserter meaning: A disloyal person who betrays or deserts his cause or religion or political party or friend etc. [/caption] (military) a person who abandons their duty (as on a military …

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Salve meaning

Noun: salve Pronunciation: (sa(l)v [N. Amer], salv [Brit]) Salve meaning: (medicine) semisolid preparation (usually containing a medicine) applied externally as a remedy or for soothing an irritation Synonyms: ointment, unction, unguent, balm Anything that remedies, …

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Stone pit meaning

Noun: stone pit Pronunciation: (stown pit) Stone pit meaning: A surface excavation for extracting stone or slate Synonyms: pit, quarry Derived forms: stone pits Quotations: Samuel Butler – Life is a stone pit, out of which …

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Lentigo meaning

Noun: lentigo Pronunciation: (len’tI-gow) Lentigo meaning: A small brownish spot (of the pigment melanin) on the skin   Synonyms: freckle Derived forms: lentigines Quotations: Clay Aiken – I like to talk. I’m a terrible dancer. I …

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