Definition: (noun) <i>(Nontechnical usage)</i> A tiny piece of anything. Synonyms: mote, particle, speck, atom, molecule. Usage: I would not touch one corpuscle of that germ-ridden filth. Discuss
adjective: Relating to the making of myths.
Definition: (verb) Dig up for reburial or for medical investigation; of dead bodies. Synonyms: disinter. Usage: Hoping to uncover evidence of foul play, the police chief ordered that the body be exhumed. Discuss
noun: 1. General appearance. 2. In medicine, a distinctive appearance associated with a pathological condition. 3. In geology, a body of rock with specific characteristics.
Definition: (verb) To bite or chew upon noisily. Synonyms: chomp. Usage: When my dog gets a bone, he just sits there all night happily champing on it. Discuss
noun: 1. A signal to wake up in the morning, using a bugle, trumpet, etc., at military installations. 2. Any signal to get out of bed. 3. The hour at which a wake-up signal is sounded.
Definition: (noun) The property of being perpetual (seemingly ceaseless). Synonyms: sempiternity. Usage: Whoever has travelled in the New England States will remember…the air of order and stillness, of perpetuity and unchanging repose, that seemed to breathe over the whole place. Discuss