Pronunciation: (ho-stilI-tE), [Key]-n.,-pl,ties,
3.opposition or resistance to an idea, plan, project, etc.
- a. acts of warfare.
- b. War
Pronunciation: (sEs), [key]-v., ceased, ceasing, -n.-vi.
1. to stop discontinue: Not all medieval beliefs have ceased to exist.
2. to come to an end: At last the war has ceased.
- --v.t. to put a stop or end to: He begged them to cease their quarreling,
- --n.cessation: The noise of the drilling went on for hours without cease.
Pronunciation: (pEs), [key] n, interj., v,. peaced, peacing.n
1. the normal, nonwarring condition of a nation, group of nations, or the world
2. (often cap) an agreement or treaty between warring or antagonistic nations, groups, etc, to end hostilities and abstain from further fighting or antagonism: the Treaty of Greenville
3. a state of mutual harmony between people or groups, esp. in personal relations: Try to live in peace with your neighbors,
7. a state of tranquility or serenity; May he rest in peace
14. make ones peace with, to become reconciled with: He repaired the fence he had broken and made his peace with the neighbor.
15. make peace, to ask for or arrange a cessation of hostilities or antagonism.
- interj. (used to express greeting or farewell or to request quietness or silence).
- --v.i. Obs. to be or become silent.
Pronunciation: (pur-pechOO-ul). [key]adj.
- continuing or enduring forever; everlasting.
- lasting an indefinitely long time; perpetual snow.
- continuing or continued without intermission or interruption; ceaseless; a perpetual stream of visitors all day.
Pronunciation: (intur-kôrs. kOrs), [key], n.
1. dealings or communication between individuals, groups, countries, etc.
2. interchange of thoughts, feelings, etc.
Pronunciation: (ri,stôr,-stOr), [key]vt., -stored, -storing.
1. to bring back into existence, use, or the like; reestablish: to restore order.
2. to bring to a former, origional, or normal condition, as a building, statue, or painting.
4. to give back; make return or restitution of (anything taken away or lost).
5. to reproduce or reconstruct (an ancient building, extinct animal, etc.) in the original state
Pronunciation: (libur-tE), [key]n.,pl.-ties
1. freedom from arbitrary or despotic government or control
2. freedom from external or foreign rule; independence
3. freedom from control, interference, obligation, restriction, hampering conditions, etc.; power or right doing, thinking, speaking, etc., according to choice
4. freedom from captivity, confinement, or physical restraint: The prisoner soon regained his liberty
Deliver past tense delivered
Pronunciation: (di-livur) [key]-v.t.
1. to carry and turn over (letters, goods, etc.) to the intended recipient or recipients: to delver mail; to deliver a package
2. to give into anothers possession or keeping; surrender: to deliver a prisoner to the police; to deliver a bond
3. to set free or liberate: The Israelites were delivered from bondage
4. to release or save: Deliver me from such tiresome people!
Pronunciation: (hEr-uv,-ov) [key]adj.
Pronunciation: (ku-manding,-män-) [key]adj.
1. being in command: a commanding officer
2. having the air, tone, etc., of command; imposing; authoritative: a man of commanding appearance; a commanding voice
Pronunciation: (di-fIuns), [key]proper n.
Pronunciation: (hostij), [key]n., v., --taged, --taging.n.
1. a person given or held as security for the fulfillment of certain conditions or terms, promises, etc., by another. v.t. to give (someone) as a hostage. He was hostaged to the Indians.
Pronunciation: (I-fekt), [key]
11. take effect
1. to go into operation; begin to function
2. to produce as a result; The prescribed medicine failed to take effect. v.t. to produce as an effect; bring about; make happen: The new machines finally effected the transition to computerized accounting last spring.
Pronunciation: (boundu-rE,-drE), [Key] n., --pl.ries.
Pronunciation: (pôrtij,pOr-, or for 2, 3, 5, 6, pôr-täzh), [key] n., v., -taged, -taging.
1. the act of carrying; carriage.
2. the carrying of boats, goods, etc., overland from one navigable water to another.
3. the route over which this is done.
4. the cost of carriage
Pronunciation: (branch, branch), [key] n. ,
1. A tributary system or any stream that is not a large river or a bayou.
2. Chiefly South Midland and Southern U.S. See branch water (def.2).
Pronunciation: (fork), [key] n.
- a division into branched.
- the point or part at which a thing, as a river or a road, divides into branches: Bear left at the fork in the road.
- either of the branches into which a thing divides.
- a principal tributary of a river.
- v.i., v.t.
a. to divide into branches: Turn left where the road forks
Pronunciation: (ku-mens), [Key] v.i., v.t., --menced, -mencing.
- To start; begin.
- To begin to be or to act as;
- To enter upon;
- to begin start Course
- the act or action of moving in a path from point to point
- the path over which something moves or extends: as a : RACECOURSE
Pronunciation: (fôrmur-lE), [Key] adv.
- in time past; in an earlier period or age; previously: a custom formerly observed
- Obs. In time just past; just now.
Pronunciation: (in-demnu-fI), [Key] v.t., -fied, --fying.
- to pay for damage or loss sustained, expense, incurred, etc.
- to guard or secure against anticipated loss; give security against (future damage or liability).
Pronunciation: (inju-rE), [Key] n., --pl. jurries.
- wrong or injustice done or suffered.
- Law. Any wrong or violation of the rights, property, reputation, etc., of another
Pronunciation: (ik-spenses), [Key] n., v., -pensed, -pensing.
a. charges incurred during a business assignment or trip
b. money paid as reimbursment for such charges
Pronunciation: (su-stAn), [Key] v.t.
- to bear (a burden, charge, etc.).
- to undergo, experience, or suffer (injury, loss, etc.); endure without giving way or yielding.
Pronunciation: (sEd), [Key] v.t., ceded, ceding.
- To yield (to give up or surrender
- formally surrender to another): to cede territory.
Pronunciation: (ri-lingkwish), [Key] v.t.
- to renounce or surrender (a possession, right, etc.): to relinguish the throne.
- or give up; put aside or desist from; to relinquish a plan.
- to let go; release: to relinquish ones hold.