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Results for: act of giving in to desire; something which gratifies, luxury; leniency, tolerance; humoring, pampering; partial remission of punishment (Roman Catholicism), remission of punishment for sin, something allowed as luxury, time for repayment, tolerant att...Translations: 130 / 2211
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act of giving in to desire; something which gratifies, luxury; leniency, tolerance; humoring, pampering; partial remission of punishment (Roman Catholicism), remission of punishment for sin, something allowed as luxury, time for repayment, tolerant att...indulgence
(1567-1643) Claudio, Italian composer belonging to the Renaissance time period (known for his advancement of the opera)Monteverdi
(1864-1909) German mathematician who developed the concept of four-dimensional space-timeMinkowski
(65-8 BC) Roman poet and satirist; male first nameHorace
(AD c110-c180) Roman writer and juristGaius
(Archaic) since, since that timesinsyne
(Biblical) pertaining to the time before the fall of man, before fall from graceprelapsarian
(Biblical) tower built by the descendants of Noah in an attempt to reach heaven (as a punishment, God created many different languages so they could not understand one another)Tower of Babel
(born 1968) American baseball player for the Chicago Cubs (competed with Mark McGwire for the all-time record of most home runs hit in one season)Sammy Sosa
(Botany) not falling off at a particular time of year (of leaves); evergreen, does not loose its leaves each year (of trees or plants)indeciduous
(British Slang) criminal, prisoner, ex-convict; prison time, decide the order of play, fall behind compared with others, fail to keep up with the established pace, straggle; develop slowly; linger, tarry; slacken, flag, weaken; imprison (British Slang)...lag
(British) traditional, conservative; time-honoredtrad
(Catholicism) ceremonial washing of the hands; psalm recited during the hand washing ceremony; basin and towel used during a ceremonial hand-washing, basin attached to a wall, place for washing in a monastery, religious rituallavabo
(Catholicism) representation of the Virgin Mary with the already crucified Christ across her kneespieta
(Catholicism) short hooded cape worn which is worn by Roman Catholic prelates over the rochet, mozetta, short capemozzetta
(Finance) process of selling or writing an option for the first timegrants
(French) epoch, era, distinct period of time noted for particular events characteristics or developmentsepoque
(Geology) of or pertaining to the earliest known forms of rocks; of or belonging to the earlier of the two divisions of Precambrian timearchaean
(Geology) of or pertaining to the earliest known forms of rocks; of or belonging to the earlier of the two divisions of Precambrian timearchean
(Grammar) grammatical unit usually comprised of a subject and verb (generally begins with a capital letter and ends with a punctuation mark); judgment specifying the punishment for a crime (Law), allocate somebody punishment, impose a punishment, penal...sentence
(Greek Mythology) goddesses of destiny, Greek goddesses of destiny, Moirai (Roman equivalent), ParcaeFates
(Informal) night; period of time between sunset and sunrise; darkness; end of the eveningnite
(Internet Slang) go meet some friends and develop some outside interests! (used to ridicule people who spend large amounts of time using computers or the Internet)GAL (get a life)
(Latin) ancient Roman game of chance based on the use of dice; (Classical Mythology) nickname of Athena that refers to a holy place built in her honor by Aleus; old city located on the Eastern border of Arcadiaalea
(Law) extension of time given to one party in a lawsuit for the purpose of reaching an amicable settlement, continuance; request for an extension of timeimparlance
(Law) failure to act within the time allowed; legal principle by which one loses the right to compensation if one does not act within the time allowed, negligencelaches
(Law) part of the phrase "nolo contendere" ("without desire to stand trial, " plea by the defendant to receive judgment without technically admitting guilt)contendere
(Music) pause; act of holding a note longer than indicated, time extension in musicfermata
(Physics) theory of relativity as developed by Albert Einstein, theory that time and space are relative concepts and that motion must be defined in relation to a point of reference, dependence on contextually variable factor, equivalence of mass and en...relativity
(Roman Catholic Church) of an oratory (group of secular priests who lived in religious communities)Oratorian
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EUdict (European dictionary) is a collection of online dictionaries for the languages spoken mostly in Europe. These dictionaries are the result of the work of many authors who worked very hard and finally offered their product free of charge on the internet thus making it easier to all of us to communicate with each other. Some of the dictionaries have only a few thousand words, others have more than 250,000. Some of the words may be incorrectly translated or mistyped. More information

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