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put together out of artificial or natural components or parts
Generally they are fabricated in that hardest of all metals—steel.
a distinct feature or element in a problem
For the last two years, my work has focused on all facets of the energy sector, including investment, development and policy issues.
cleverly amusing in tone
I am looked upon as highly facetious at night, for I crack jokes with everybody near me until we fall asleep.
performing adroitly and without effort
His facile talent adapted itself to every style in turn.
an exact copy or reproduction
These ultra-counterfeits are light years beyond the weak facsimiles produced by most forgers, who use desktop printers.
a dissenting clique
According to reports, an Islamist, al-Qaeda-linked faction known as Ansar Dine spearheaded the city’s takeover, likely muscling out more secular Tuareg and rebel comrades.
a misconception resulting from incorrect reasoning
It's called the straw man fallacy: refuting arguments nobody's made.
wanting in moral strength, courage, or will; having the attributes of man as opposed to e.g. divine beings
We regard them as extraordinary but fallible and imperfect men, whom it would be very unsafe to follow in every view and line of conduct.
left unplowed and unseeded during a growing season
But before that the fields, which had lain fallow through the winter, must be ploughed and harrowed.
the act of pausing uncertainly
Tom tried to speak, but he faltered and moved from one foot to the other, in an embarrassed and hesitating way.
relating to or having the characteristics of a family
They are also highly familial, with very high rates among first-degree relatives of affected people.
a severe shortage of food (as through crop failure) resulting in violent hunger and starvation and death
To address famine in developing countries, genetic engineers can make inexpensive food crops, such as rice or corn, that contain extra nutrients.
broadly or extravagantly humorous; resembling farce
Mr. Sheldon's The Havoc seems also farcical in its type; nevertheless it is a serious satiric thrust at certain extreme conceptions of marital relations.
giving careful attention to detail; hard to please; excessively concerned with cleanliness
Clodagh bent her head, noting with the fastidious intolerance of youth that his clothes were baggy and his hands unclean.
It was a very fatal complication, death resulting in all but two instances.
devoid of intelligence
Seth Meyers’s opening monologue: Background required to understand jokes: Like other celebrities, professional athletes are occasionally fatuous and commit embarrassing acts in their personal lives.
all the animal life in a particular region or period
Bore holes and wells drilled in Australia, however, have revealed an amazing water beetle fauna of about 100 species.
attempting to win favor by flattery
Waiters at fashionable hotels, who hung on the chairs of rich guests with more than usual fawning, were boasting of fortunes made in a day.
the loyalty that citizens owe to their country (or subjects to their sovereign)
In Germany and France the vassal owned supreme fealty to his lord, against all foes, even the King himself.
capable of being done with means at hand and circumstances as they are
There are many evening classes at universities in major metropolitan areas, which make it more feasible when you're working full-time.
generally incompetent and ineffectual
Her research helped change the stereotype of bankrupt people as feckless deadbeats: many, she showed, are middle-class workers upended by divorce or illness.
make a pretence of
Robots, says Christian, have become quite good at feigning conversation, giving an appearance of interchange, when in fact there is none.
state of well-being characterized by emotions ranging from contentment to intense joy
In those warm climates men imagined there could be no greater felicity than shades and murmuring brooks.
wild and menacing
Rural Arkansans are seeing Razorback red as feral hogs are destroying yards, wreaking havoc on gardens and leaving behind their waste.
characterized by intense emotion
Inside was an uproar of adulation: repeated standing ovations, eagerly shouted requests, Cuban flags and banners unfurled, fervent singalongs, roses hurled onstage.
a sudden and violent collapse
Still, it’s hard to imagine a more embarrassing public relations fiasco than being connected with child sex trafficking — even indirectly.
liable to sudden unpredictable change
Once Hollywood’s most reliable audience, teenagers have become increasingly fickle and distracted by other leisure activities, like video games.
the quality of being faithful
Her fidelity to Scriptural language may be seen in the following simple verses: Have ye heard the invitation, Sinners ruined by the fall?
(used of the meanings of words or text) not literal; using figures of speech
The cat-in-heat joke, the judge said, quoting from a previous court decision, was "colorful, figurative rhetoric that reasonable minds would not take to be factual."
designating the generation or the sequence of generations following the parental generation
Filial cannibalism, where a mother eats her own offspring, is much rarer, particularly among great apes, in which it has only once been reported before.
(law) a tactic for delaying or obstructing legislation by making long speeches
The government has accused Labour of deliberately trying to sabotage the bill by stretching out debate - known as filibustering.
subtly skillful handling of a situation
Drivers say that turning on ice requires finesse — turn too much, and you will spin out; don’t turn enough, and the turn will not happen.
exacting especially about details
After overeating for a day or two, Dr. Levitsky said, people become very finicky; starving yourself will decrease food selectivity.
bounded or limited in magnitude or spatial or temporal extent
Scientists have long taught that all female mammals are born with a finite supply of egg cells, called ooctyes, that runs out in middle age.
someone who deliberately foments trouble
The firebrand rarely pulled punches, and some obituarists are following his lead.
the apparent surface of the imaginary sphere on which celestial bodies appear to be projected
The firmament above us was without a cloud, and of a darkness almost equal to that which surrounded the moon at 2 a.m.
a long narrow depression in a surface
The fissures produced in the crust are sometimes clean, sharply defined divisional planes, like cracks across a pane of glass.
as if struck dumb with astonishment and surprise
I should translate from experience: "Flabbergasted; astounded and bewildered at the same time, with a slight dash of premature second childhood thrown in."
conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible
move like a flail; thresh about
Coach Tom Coughlin was raging as only he can, arms flailing in all directions, after a blocked field-goal attempt in the fourth quarter.
display proudly; act ostentatiously or pretentiously
Between the corridors of Saddar, Karachi’s old city, sunlit storefronts still flaunt glorious silks and chiffons, offering distractions from striking poverty on the street.
showing inappropriate levity
I may be flippant—several people have called me flippant—but I draw the line at making jokes about murder.
all the plant life in a particular region or period
“The flora is so vivid — every few meters you come across a different plant,” he explained later.
elaborately or excessively ornamented
The North Korean Central News Agency, in its typically florid language, derided the exercise as warmongering and threatened “a merciless counterblow.”
walk with great difficulty
He set out for it, limping, while the sharp gravel rolled under his bleeding feet as he floundered up the climbing trail.
Roses are a flourishing industry in India, particularly around Valentine’s Day.
a stroke of luck
Cautious that it might be a fluke, Midas tried the program in St. Louis and got similarly encouraging results.
cause to be nervous or upset
Ms. Ryan also includes time for role-playing situations that might fluster the student, like being pulled over by a police officer.
in constant change
Though plans are still in flux, he will likely travel by sailboat, kayak, foot and mountain bike.
coarse food (especially for livestock) composed of entire plants or the leaves and stalks of a cereal crop
"The products will be mainly fruits and vegetables, and we're looking at cereals as well, fodder, livestock and fisheries."
a behavioral attribute that is distinctive and peculiar to an individual
In truth, the leading foible of Hodgkinson through life, was vanity—the great taproot of all his irregularities and errors.
hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of
On March 1st, a Turkish newspaper reported that the country's intelligence service had foiled an attempt by Syrian agents to kidnap the colonel.
the main organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in higher plants
Witch hazel will burst into small yellow flowers in January, and striking plants like Japanese maple will have brilliant red foliage throughout summer and fall.
try to stir up public opinion
Iran is often accused of instigating, fomenting, or stirring up violence and anti-Americanism in other countries.
collect or look around for (food)
Banded birds also arrived later at the breeding grounds and took longer trips to forage for food.
an initial attempt (especially outside your usual areas of competence)
Another big question is whether Apple will reveal its rumored foray into making TV sets.
a feeling of evil to come
There were forebodings of evil in attempting this winter journey now stretched out to fifteen hundred miles, under conditions which increased its perils.
a prediction about how something (as the weather) will develop
We broke another record today as forecasts show the March warm spell continuing into next week.
used or applied in the investigation and establishment of facts or evidence in a court of law
Defence lawyers said the large number of forensic tests which had been carried out had failed to find any substantial evidence linked to the accused.
Shortly thereafter the political atmosphere was considerably disturbed by the Crete affair, just as Chevket Pasha had foreseen.
indicate by signs
Rising wealth disparities could foreshadow a year of tensions, as failed harvests and inflation cause famines, riots, hoarding and trade wars worldwide.
seeing ahead; knowing in advance; foreseeing
Mr. Bourassa said that General Lea, gifted with an astonishing foresight, predicted all that was happening in Europe and in the world.
keep from happening or arising; make impossible
Many hundreds, perhaps thousands, of the guards — at some points posted every 15 feet — had apparently been deployed to forestall disruptions.
lose (s.th.) or lose the right to (s.th.) by some error, offense, or crime
By giving up its status as a U.S. bank holding company, Deutsche Bank is forfeiting its access to the Federal Reserve’s emergency lending window.
create by hammering
Forging and Welding.—The process of pressing or hammering wrought iron when at a red or white heat into any desired shape is called forging.
marked by or showing hopelessness
Hans, the resort in such emergencies, was given a light sledge, the two surviving dogs, and to him was committed the forlorn hope.
extremely impressive in strength or excellence
That has not prevented China from producing modern weapons systems, buying arms elsewhere and building up a formidable military with both.
leave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch
He was not going to forsake her, but would serve her to the day of his death.
an asset of special worth or utility
Playmaking has never been Anthony’s forte, but the ball moved a bit better and, at times, the offense hummed in the first half.
available when required or as promised
Two colleges aren’t forthcoming with solid offers, leaving you at an unreasonable disadvantage in making your important decision on deadline.
having something added to increase the strength
Some of the houses at Wells were fortified; one in particular was defended by fifteen men under a militia captain named Convers.
strength of mind that enables one to endure adversity with courage
Have you ever proved your fortitude by suffering protracted pain, enduring continued hunger, or sustaining great fatigue?
a fortified defensive structure
Before the invention of gunpowder Castle Reifenstein had been an impregnable fortress, although it owed little of its impregnability to art.
occurring by happy chance
Did the prosperities and confident hopes with which the twentieth century opened, mark nothing more than a culmination of fortuitous good luck?
having unexpected good fortune
Chet was not so fortunate, as his gun failed to go off.
a large amount of wealth or prosperity
He has an independent fortune, though not called rich in this country.
a public facility to meet for open discussion
Britain and Hong Kong set up a forum earlier this year to discuss working more closely in yuan trade clearing and settlement.
help develop, help grow
Paris and Pyongyang do not have formal diplomatic relations, but France opened an office in North Korea last year to foster cultural exchanges.
highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust
There was panic buying of bottled water in some areas in Jiangsu after residents noticed a foul smell coming from the tap water.
a person who founds or establishes some institution
Microsoft founder Bill Gates is expected to testify.
the act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new
Eight years later, Garay succeeded in founding Buenos Aires after Zarate, the third adelantado, had failed as badly as any of his predecessors.
a large entrance or reception room or area
Suddenly James, their stooping, white-haired Irish servant pushed through the doorway from the paneled entry foyer.
After an estimated half-dozen individual altercations on the court, some Chinese onlookers joined the fracas, the Washington Post reported late on Thursday.
easily irritated or annoyed
The last-minute haggling between 19 countries involved in the test over whether and how to make the test's design available, highlights fractious European Union decision-making.
breaking of hard tissue such as bone
He was convicted of recklessly causing grievous bodily harm to Cowley, who sustained fractures to his jaw, eye socket, cheekbone and nose.
easily broken or damaged or destroyed
Larvae lack mouths, eyes and guts and are so fragile that colliding with an air bubble could kill them.
Michael found himself wrapped in a cloud of filmy linen fragrant with feminine perfumes.
He had been frail for years, using a walker to get around.
intentional deception resulting in injury to another person
Despite claims of sporadic vote rigging in Sunday’s presidential election, it is becoming increasingly clear that Mr. Putin had enough support to win without fraud.
marked by distress
His girlfriend’s parents are divorced, and her family situation is fraught.
excessively agitated; distraught with fear or other violent emotion
But the Rams mimic the frenetic nature of their mentor; they run, press, take charges and go at least nine players deep.
state of violent mental agitation
Inside the store, glassy-eyed staff were whipped up into a frenzy of excitement, jumping up and down, clapping and shouting.
a mural done with watercolors on wet plaster
"She's an unmitigated nuisance," declared an artist, proceeding to Natal in order to paint some frescoes for one of the important buildings.
More nimble now than when he was young, he frolics about, cuts capers, and leaps from the bottom of a large pitcher.
an international boundary or the area (often fortified) immediately inside the boundary
Thus threatened with invasion on her German and Italian frontiers, France was disabled by anarchy within.
Such banking represents the kind of “frugal innovation” that India has become known for in recent years — finding inexpensive solutions to its development challenges.
Mr. Cameron has fulminated publicly about cutting public sector pay and decreed that members of Parliament themselves take a 5 percent pay cut.
unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech
Fulsome, fool′sum, adj. cloying or causing surfeit: nauseous: offensive: gross: disgustingly fawning.—adj.
secret and sly or sordid
I anticipated finding them deceitful and evasive: furtive people, wandering in devious ways and disappearing into mysterious houses, at dead of night.
producing no result or effect
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