|do something to excess, exaggerate, do too much; cook too long, overcook something, spoil effect by exaggeration||overdo|
|(1919-1933) period during which the Eighteenth Amendment was in effect and the sale manufacture and transportation of alcoholic beverages was illegal (U.S. History)||Prohibition|
|(about inherited traits) not expressed due to a dominant trait inherited from the other parent (Genetics), controlled by recessive gene, falling at beginning of word, organism with recessive gene or trait, producing effect in certain conditions only, r...||recessive|
|(Archaic) firearm with a long barrel, harquebus||arquebus|
|(Chemistry, Pharmacology) chemical substance obtained from peppermint oil which has a cooling effect (used primarily in the production of confections, cold medicines, liqueurs, and perfumes), mint-tasting compound from peppermint oil||menthol|
|(from French) long cloak or overcoat with a hood; cape of a bullfighter; fitted caplike bonnet that women and children wore in the mid-Victorian period; movable part which covers the engine of an automobile; top part of a carriage that folds up, hooded...||capote|
|(Geology) fold shown on a map as concentrically arranged contour patterns whose amplitude decreases to zero in a regular fashion in two directions, fold in rock, mineral with long white crystals||pericline|
|(in Greek Mythology) one of the three Gorgons that had snakes for hair and everyone who looked at them was turned to stone; marine animal in the shape of a jellyfish that has long thin stinging appendages||Medusa|
|(Informal) amazing, excellent, great; stylish, fashionable, act of swelling, distention; swollen part, protuberance; gradual increase; surge of feeling or emotion; long unbroken wave; elevation of land, slope; crescendo followed by a diminuendo (Music)...||swell|
|(Linguistics) repetition of a word or phrase at the start of successive phrases (usually for emphasis), part of Communion, referring back, repetition for effect||anaphora|
|(Linguistics) rhetorical repetition of the last word of a clause at the beginning of next clause, repetition for effect||anadiplosis|
|(Mathematics) sign for subtraction or negative value (-); lack, negative quantity, disadvantage, having detrimental effect, less, less than zero, lacking, negative; below zero, minus sign, prep. less, showing subtraction, slightly below standard level,...||minus|
|(Medicine) disorder caused by an excess of bile in the blood (characterized by yellowness of the skin, lethargy and loss of appetite); cynical attitude, prejudice, bitterness, affect somebody with jaundice, cynical state of mind, distort, bias, warp, i...||jaundice|
|(Medicine) genetic disorder in which the body absorbs too much iron and stores it in the bodily organs (can cause organ damage, diabetes, and skin discoloration), excess storage of iron in body||hemochromatosis|
|(Medicine) long flexible rod inserted into the larynx or throat (to deliver medication, remove obstructions, etc.)||probang|
|(Medicine) presence of an excessive amount of fat in the blood (also lipaemia), excess of fat in blood||lipemia|
|(new zealand) hike in bush, cover distance on foot, crush something underfoot, heavy step, live as vagrant, long journey on foot, metal plate on boot, offensive term, part of spade for foot, sound of feet, tramp steamer, tread heavily, walk, trek; begg...||tramp|
|(Pathology) excess of porphyrins in the blood and urine (hereditary disorder), disease of metabolism||porphyria|
|(Pathology) siriasis, serious condition caused by excess exposure to the sun (characterized by fever, weakness, and possible coma or death), illness caused by too much sun, insolation||sunstroke|
|(Pathology) sunstroke, serious condition caused by excess exposure to the sun (characterized by fever, weakness, and possible coma or death)||siriasis|
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