noun: 1. The curved surface of a column of liquid. 2. Something having a crescent-shape. 3. A lens that is concave on one side and convex on the other. 4. A thin cartilage disk between bones in a joint, such as in a knee or wrist.
Definition: (noun) A hardy cabbage with coarse curly leaves that do not form a head. Synonyms: borecole, kale. Usage: Although he thought his aunt's boiled colewort was disgusting, Harold politely ate the meal without complaint. Discuss
adjective: 1. Situated beyond the moon. 2. Celestial; exalted.
Definition: (noun) The act of positioning close together (or side by side). Synonyms: juxtaposition, apposition. Usage: Nina gained notoriety among interior designers for her brilliant collocation of unusual colors and shapes. Discuss
Definition: (adjective) (Of a person) possessing physical strength and weight; rugged and powerful. Synonyms: brawny, hefty, muscular. Usage: She saw the sinewy form leap to the shoulder of the lion, hurtling against the leaping beast like a huge, animate battering ram. Discuss
Definition: (noun) Taking advantage of opportunities without regard for the consequences for others. Synonyms: opportunism, self-interest, expedience. Usage: He had one devoted friend at least, and he had conquered one soul in the world that was neither rudimentary nor tainted with self-seeking. Discuss
adjective: Of another kind.