Words containing ill

Meaning of A million times

a million times means: by a factor of a million

Meaning of Abortion pill

abortion pill means: an abortion-inducing drug (trade name RU 486) developed in France; when taken during the first five weeks of pregnancy it blocks the action of progesterone so that the uterus sloughs off the embryo

Meaning of Abronia villosa

abronia villosa means: soft-haired sticky plant with heads of bright pink trumpet-shaped flowers; found in sandy desert soil; after ample rains may carpet miles of desert with pink from the southwestern United States to northern Mexico

Meaning of Achille ratti

achille ratti means: pope who signed a treaty with Mussolini recognizing the Vatican City as an independent state (1857-1939)

Meaning of Achillea

achillea means: any of several plants of the genus Achillea native to Europe and having small white flowers in flat-topped flower heads

Meaning of Achillea millefolium

achillea millefolium means: ubiquitous strong-scented mat-forming Eurasian herb of wasteland, hedgerow or pasture having narrow serrate leaves and small usually white florets; widely naturalized in North America

Meaning of Achillea ptarmica

achillea ptarmica means: Eurasian herb having loose heads of button-shaped white flowers and long grey-green leaves that cause sneezing when powdered

Meaning of Achilles

achilles means: a mythical Greek hero of the Iliad; a foremost Greek warrior at the siege of Troy; when he was a baby his mother tried to make him immortal by bathing him in a magical river but the heel by which she held him remained vulnerable--his `Achilles' heel'

Meaning of Achilles tendon

achilles tendon means: a large tendon that runs from the heel to the calf

Meaning of Achilles' heel

achilles' heel means: a seemingly small but actual mortal weakness

Meaning of Aristocort

aristocort means: a synthetic corticosteroid (trade names Aristocort or Aristopak or Kenalog) used as an anti-inflammatory agent

Meaning of Backspace key

backspace key means: the typewriter key used for back spacing

Meaning of Barbecue sauce

barbecue sauce means: spicy sweet and sour sauce usually based on catsup or chili sauce

Meaning of Buttweld

buttweld means: join by a butt weld

Meaning of Cowhand

cowhand means: a hired hand who tends cattle and performs other duties on horseback

Meaning of Creeping crowfoot

creeping crowfoot means: perennial European herb with long creeping stolons

Meaning of De-stalinisation

de-stalinisation means: social process of neutralizing the influence of Joseph Stalin by revising his policies and removing monuments dedicated to him and renaming places named in his honor

Meaning of Deceased

deceased means: someone who is no longer alive

Meaning of Deceased

deceased means: dead

Meaning of Egoist

egoist means: a self-centered person with little regard for others

Meaning of Egoist

egoist means: a conceited and self-centered person

Meaning of Genus crotalaria

genus crotalaria means: large genus of herbs with simple leaves and racemes of yellow flowers; mainly of tropical Africa

Meaning of Jeer

jeer means: showing your contempt by derision

Meaning of Jeer

jeer means: laugh at with contempt and derision

Meaning of L. s. lowry

l. s. lowry means: English painter (1887-1976)

Meaning of Leonard

leonard means: United States writer of thrillers (born in 1925)

Meaning of Material breach

material breach means: a breach serious enough to destroy the value of the contract and to give a basis for an action for breach of contract

Meaning of Non-paying

non-paying means: paying nothing

Meaning of Rocky mountains cherry

rocky mountains cherry means: dwarf ornamental shrub of western United States having large black to red and yellow sweet edible fruit

Meaning of Slay

slay means: kill intentionally and with premeditation

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