instance of a form of reasoning in which a conclusion is drawn (whether validly or not) from two given or assumed propositions (premises), each of which shares a term with the conclusion, and shares a common or middle term not present in the conclusion (e.g.,all dogs are animals; all animals have four legs; therefore all dogs have four legs).
2. thrifty, economical.
1. ward off
transported, enraptured, thrilled, ecstatic.
2 livery, garb, regalia,trappings;
archaic: raiment, vestments
secure or fasten from the underside, esp. by a rope or chain passed underneath.
the reestablishment of cordial relations between two countries which is voluntary
1. of or concerning a province of a country or empire
2. of or pertaining to a style of architecture or furniture in fashion in the provinces of various European countries
3. of or concerning the regions outside the capital city of a country
4. unsophisticated or narrow-minded, esp. when considered as typical of such regions.
noun1 an inhabitant of a province of a country or empire.•
2 an inhabitant of the regions outside the capital city of a country, esp. when regarded as unsophisticated or narrow-minded.
3 Christian Church the head or chief of a province or of a religious order in a province.
archaic or poetic/literary: sulfuric acid.
figurative:: cruel and bitter criticism
her mother's sudden gush of fury andvitriol.
jewel,gem, angel, treasure;
one in a million, the tops;
OR archaic a nonesuch.
nounI doubt they'll have the temerity to print these accusations: audacity, nerve,effrontery, impudence, impertinence, cheek, gall, presumption;daring; informal face, front, neck, chutzpah.
scowl, glare, look daggers, frown, lower, give someone a black look; informal give someone a dirty look.
scold,chastise, upbraid, berate, reprimand, reprove, rebuke, admonish,censure, lambaste, lecture, give someone a piece of one's mind, take to task, rake/haul over the coals; informal tell off, dress down, bawl out, blow up at, give someone an earful, give someone a roasting, give someone a tongue-lashing, come down on someone like a ton of bricks, slap someone's wrist, rap over the knuckles, give someone hell,take to the woodshed, have a go at, give someone what for, chew out,ream out; formal castigate; archaic chasten; rare reprehend.ANTONYMS praise.
storyteller, teller of tales, spinner of yarns, narrator; rare anecdotist, anecdotalist.
make known, make public, publicize,spread, communicate, propagate, disseminate, broadcast, promote,preach; literary bruit abroad.2 the law was promulgated in 1942: put into effect, enact, implement,enforce.
of or relating to tailoring, clothes, or style of dress :
dull and mundane
the waste produced in a furnace
to smile in a foolish way
walk with an arrogant gait
1 a village despoiled by invaders: plunder, pillage, rob, ravage, raid,ransack, rape, loot, sack; devastate, lay waste, ruin.2 the thief despoiled him of all he had: rob, strip, deprive, dispossess, denude,divest, relieve, clean out.
= readily visible
universal cure, cure-all,cure for all ills, universal remedy, elixir, wonder drug; informal magic bullet.
jolt, shock, startle,impel, stir, spur, prod, urge, motivate, stimulate, electrify, excite,rouse, arouse, awaken; invigorate, fire, animate, vitalize, energize,exhilarate, thrill, catalyze, inspire, light a fire under; informal give someone a shot in the arm.