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Meaning of Abduct

abduct means: take away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom

Meaning of Abducting

abducting means: especially of muscles; drawing away from the midline of the body or from an adjacent part

Meaning of Abduction

abduction means: (physiology) moving of a body part away from the central axis of the body

Meaning of Abduction

abduction means: the criminal act of capturing and carrying away by force a family member; if a man's wife is abducted it is a crime against the family relationship and against the wife

Meaning of Abductor

abductor means: a muscle that draws a body part away from the median line

Meaning of Abductor

abductor means: someone who unlawfully seizes and detains a victim (usually for ransom)

Meaning of Abductor muscle

abductor muscle means: a muscle that draws a body part away from the median line

Meaning of Abeam

abeam means: at right angles to the length of a ship or airplane

Meaning of Abecedarian

abecedarian means: a 16th century sect of Anabaptists centered in Germany who had an absolute disdain for human knowledge

Meaning of Abecedarian

abecedarian means: a novice learning the rudiments of some subject

Meaning of Aphrodisiacal

aphrodisiacal means: stimulating sexual desire

Meaning of Auroral

auroral means: characteristic of the dawn

Meaning of Auroral

auroral means: of or relating to the atmospheric phenomenon auroras

Meaning of Bible-worship

bible-worship means: the worship of the Bible

Meaning of Car company

car company means: a company that makes and sells automobiles

Meaning of Chantarelle

chantarelle means: widely distributed edible mushroom rich yellow in color with a smooth cap and a pleasant apricot aroma

Meaning of Curtsey

curtsey means: bending the knees; a gesture of respect made by women

Meaning of Curtsey

curtsey means: bend the knees in a gesture of respectful greeting

Meaning of Gentiana quinquefolia

gentiana quinquefolia means: gentian of eastern North America having clusters of bristly blue flowers

Meaning of Grunter

grunter means: domestic swine

Meaning of Grunter

grunter means: a person who grunts

Meaning of Helvetia

helvetia means: the Latin name for Switzerland

Meaning of Leisurely

leisurely means: not hurried or forced

Meaning of Leisurely

leisurely means: in an unhurried way or at one's convenience

Meaning of Monro's foramen

monro's foramen means: the small opening (on both the right and left sides) that connects the third ventricle in the diencephalon with the lateral ventricle in the cerebral hemisphere

Meaning of Phlebectomy

phlebectomy means: surgical removal or all or part of a vein; sometimes done in cases of severe varicose veins

Meaning of Platypoecilus

platypoecilus means: platys

Meaning of Prairie schooner

prairie schooner means: a large wagon with broad wheels and an arched canvas top; used by the United States pioneers to cross the prairies in the 19th century

Meaning of Roll around

roll around means: happen regularly

Meaning of Solleret

solleret means: armor plate that protects the foot; consists of mail with a solid toe and heel

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