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 Academism

academism means: orthodoxy of a scholastic variety

Meaning of Alpha-tocopheral

alpha-tocopheral means: a potent form of vitamin E obtained from germ oils or by synthesis

Meaning of Anthyllis

anthyllis means: genus of Mediterranean herbs and shrubs

Meaning of Bilaterally

bilaterally means: so as to involve two sides or parts

Meaning of Bilaterally

bilaterally means: with the involvement of two parties or governments

Meaning of Chickeree

chickeree means: far western United States counterpart of the red squirrel

Meaning of Contemporaneity

contemporaneity means: the quality of belonging to the same period of time

Meaning of Contemporaneity

contemporaneity means: the quality of being current or of the present

Meaning of Elderly

elderly means: people who are old collectively

Meaning of Elderly

elderly means: advanced in years; (`aged' is pronounced as two syllables)

Meaning of Eternize

eternize means: make famous forever

Meaning of Eternize

eternize means: cause to continue indefinitely

Meaning of Family pinaceae

family pinaceae means: a family of Pinaceae

Meaning of Hibiscus elatus

hibiscus elatus means: erect forest tree of Cuba and Jamaica having variably hairy leaves and orange-yellow or orange-red flowers; yields a moderately dense timber for cabinetwork and gunstocks

Meaning of Incrust

incrust means: form a crust or a hard layer

Meaning of Incrust

incrust means: cover or coat with a crust

Meaning of Incrust

incrust means: decorate or cover lavishly (as with gems)

Meaning of International association of lions clubs

international association of lions clubs means: club dedicated to promoting responsible citizenship and good government and community and national and international welfare

Meaning of Ring disease

ring disease means: disease of tomatoes and potatoes and tobacco etc caused by the bacterium Pseudomonas solanacearum

Meaning of Rinse

rinse means: washing lightly without soap

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