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Nubile meaning and definition

Definition of nubile 1: of marriageable condition or age nubile young women 2: sexually attractive —used of a young woman a nubile starlet Other Words from nubile nubility \ nü-​ˈbi-​lə-​tē  , nyü-​ \ noun Examples of nubile in a Sentence Recent Examples on the Web At 20, women play four-fifths of leads: Hollywood is very interested in them at their nubile prime. First Known Use of nubile 1642, in the meaning defined at sense 1 …

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Hyperbole meaning and definition

Definition of hyperbole : extravagant exaggeration (such as “mile-high ice-cream cones Other Words from hyperbole hyperbolist \ hī-​ˈpər-​bə-​list  \ noun Synonyms & Antonyms for hyperbole Synonyms caricature,  coloring,  elaboration,  embellishment,  embroidering,  embroidery,  exaggeration,  magnification,  overstatement,  padding,  stretching Antonyms meiosis,  understatement Did you know? In the 5th century B.C. there was a rabble-rousing Athenian, a politician named Hyperbolus, who often made exaggerated promises and claims …

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Register meaning and definition

Definition of register register verb registered; registering\ ˈre-​jə-​st(ə-​)riŋ  \ Definition of register transitive verb 1a: to make or secure official entry of in a register b: to enroll formally especially as a voter or student c: to record automatically : INDICATE d: to make a record of : NOTE e: PERCEIVE also: COMPREHEND 2: to make or adjust so as to correspond exactly 3: to secure special protection for (a piece of …

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Does meaning and definition

Definition of does present tense third-person singular of DO plural of DOE Definition of does present tense third-person singular of DO plural of DOE More Definitions for does does Kids Definition of does present tense third person singular of DO

Romantic meaning and definition

Definition of romantic  1: consisting of or resembling a romance 2: having no basis in fact : IMAGINARY 3: impractical in conception or plan : VISIONARY 4a: marked by the imaginative or emotional appeal of what is heroic, adventurous, remote, mysterious, or idealized b often capitalized: of, relating to, or having the characteristics of romanticism romantic noun Definition of romantic  1: a romantic person, trait, or component 2 capitalized: a …

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Agnostic meaning and definition

Definition of agnostic 1: a person who holds the view that any ultimate reality (such as God) is unknown and probably unknowable broadly: one who is not committed to believing in either the existence or the nonexistence of God or a god 2: a person who is unwilling to commit to an opinion about something political agnostics agnostic adjective Definition of agnostic 1: of, relating …

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Goo meaning and definition 

Definition of goo 1: a viscid or sticky substance 2: sentimental tripe Synonyms for goo Synonyms corn,  mush,  schmaltz  (also schmalz),  sludge,  slush,  soap opera,  sorghum Visit the Thesaurus for More  Examples of goo in a Sentence  What’s this goo all over the stove? the latest goo from a children’s author who knows how to lay it on thick Recent Examples on the Web Then an orange …

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Example meaning and definition

Definition of example 1: one that serves as a pattern to be imitated or not to be imitateda good example 2: a punishment inflicted on someone as a warning to others also: an individual so punished 3: one that is representative of all of a group or type 4: a parallel or closely similar case especially when serving as a precedent or …

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Goal meaning and definition

Definition of goal 1: the end toward which effort is directed : AIM The goal is high-speed rail travel. 2a: an area or object toward which players in various games attempt to advance a ball or puck and usually through or into which it must go to score points b: the act or action of causing a ball or puck to go through …

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Pandemic meaning and definition

Definition of pandemic 1: occurring over a wide geographic area (such as multiple countries or continents) and typically affecting a significant proportion of the population pandemic malaria The 1918 flu was pandemic and claimed millions of lives. 2: characterized by very widespread growth or extent : EPIDEMIC entry  1 sense 3a problem of pandemic proportions pandemic noun plural  pandemics Definition of pandemic 1: an outbreak of a disease that occurs …

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Recommendation meaning and definition

Definition of recommendation 1a: the act of recommending b: something (such as a procedure) recommended 2: something that recommends or expresses commendation Examples of recommendation in a Sentence  My boss wrote me a glowing letter of recommendation. Employees are frequently hired on the recommendation of a friend in the company Recent Examples on the Web The Board of Managers accepted the recommendation Thursday and directed the commissioners to continue discussions on …

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Architecture meaning and definition

Definition of architecture 1: the art or science of building specifically: the art or practice of designing and building structures and especially habitable ones 2a: formation or construction resulting from or as if from a conscious act the architecture of the garden b: a unifying or coherent form or structure a novel that lacks architecture 3: architectural product or work buildings that comprise the architecture of the …

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Profile 

Definition of profile   1: a representation of something in outline especially: a human head or face represented or seen in a side view 2: an outline seen or represented in sharp relief : CONTOUR 3: a side or sectional elevation: such as a: a drawing showing a vertical section of the ground b: a vertical section of a soil from the ground surface …

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Resume meaning and definition

Definition of resume : one that resumes Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary. Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America’s largest dictionary, with: More than 250,000 words that aren’t in our free dictionary Expanded definitions, …

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Advocate meaning and definition

Definition of advocate 1: one who pleads the cause of another specifically: one who pleads the cause of another before a tribunal or judicial court’ 2: one who defends or maintains a cause or proposalan advocate of liberal arts education 3: one who supports or promotes the interests of a cause or group a consumer advocate an advocate for women’s health He has paid respectful attention to …

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