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{adj: able, capable} have the skills and qualifications to do things well
"able teachers"
"a capable administrator"
"children as young as 14 can be extremely capable and dependable"



{adj: beardless, smooth-faced} lacking hair on the face
"a smooth-faced boy of 14 years"

{adj: fourteen, 14, xiv} being one more than thirteen

{adj: sorrowful} experiencing or marked by or expressing sorrow especially that associated with irreparable loss
"sorrowful widows"
"a sorrowful tale of death and despair"
"sorrowful news"
"even in laughter the heart is sorrowful"- Proverbs 14:13
<-> joyful

{adj: treated} given medical care or treatment
"a treated cold is usually gone in 14 days; if left untreated it lasts two weeks"
<-> untreated

{n: Agrippina, Agrippina the Elder} granddaughter of Augustus and mother of Caligula and Agrippina the Younger (14 BC - AD 33)

{n: Albatrellus dispansus} a rare fungus having a large (up to 14 inches wide) yellow fruiting body with multiple individual caps and a broad central stalk and a fragrant odor

{n: Alismatidae, subclass Alismatidae} one of four subclasses or superorders of Monocotyledones; comprises about 500 species in 14 families of aquatic and semiaquatic herbs

{n: Apocrypha} 14 books of the Old Testament included in the Vulgate (except for II Esdras) but omitted in Jewish and Protestant versions of the Bible; eastern Christian churches (except the Coptic church) accept all these books as canonical; the Russian Orthodox church accepts these texts as divinely inspired but does not grant them the same status

{n: Augustus, Gaius Octavianus, Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus, Octavian} Roman statesman who established the Roman Empire and became emperor in 27 BC; defeated Mark Antony and Cleopatra in 31 BC at Actium (63 BC - AD 14)

{n: Bastille Day, 14 July} a legal holiday in France celebrating the storming of the Paris bastille in 1789

{n: Bastille} a fortress built in Paris in the 14th century and used as a prison in the 17th and 18th centuries; it was destroyed July 14, 1789 at the start of the French Revolution

{n: Caryophyllidae, subclass Caryophyllidae} a group of families of mostly flowers having basal or central placentation and trinucleate pollen (binucleate pollen is commoner in flowering plants); contains 14 families including: Caryophyllaceae (carnations and pinks); Aizoaceae; Amaranthaceae; Batidaceae; Chenopodiaceae; Cactaceae (order Opuntiales); Nyctaginaceae; Phytolaccaceae; corresponds approximately to order Caryophyllales; sometimes classified as a superorder

{n: Fast of the Firstborn} (Judaism) a minor fast day on Nissan 14 that is observed only by firstborn males; it is observed on the day before Passover

{n: Flag Day, June 14} commemorating the adoption of the United States flag in 1777

{n: Handies Peak} a mountain peak in the San Juan Mountains in southwestern Colorado (14,048 feet high)

{n: Hubbard, Mount Hubbard} a mountain peak in southeastern Alaska that is part of the Coast Range (14,950 feet high)

{n: Matterhorn} a mountain in the Alps on the border between Switzerland and Italy (14,780 feet high); noted for its distinctive shape

{n: Mount Elbert} the highest peak in the Rocky Mountains in central Colorado (14,431 feet high)

{n: Pan American Day, April 14} a day celebrating political and economic unity among American countries

{n: Pike's Peak} a mountain peak in the Rockies in central Colorado (14,109 feet high)

{n: Ranier, Mount Ranier, Mt. Ranier, Mount Tacoma} a mountain peak in central Washington; highest peak in the Cascade Range; (14,410 feet high)

{n: Shasta, Mount Shasta} a volcanic mountain peak in the Cascade Range in northern California (14,162 feet high)

{n: Sherman, Mount Sherman} a peak in the Rocky Mountains in central Colorado (14,036 feet high)

{n: Soviet Union, Russia, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, USSR} a former communist country in eastern Europe and northern Asia; established in 1922; included Russia and 14 other soviet socialist republics (Ukraine and Byelorussia and others); officially dissolved 31 December 1991

{n: Station of the Cross} a representation of any of the 14 stages in Christ's journey to Calvary

{n: Uncompahgre Peak} the highest peak in the San Juan Mountains of southwestern Colorado (14,309 feet high)

{n: Valentine Day, Valentine's Day, Saint Valentine's Day, St Valentine's Day, February 14} a day for the exchange of tokens of affection

{n: Weisshorn} a mountain in the Alps in Switzerland (14,804 feet high)

{n: Whitney, Mount Whitney} the highest peak in the Sierra Nevada range in California (14,494 feet high)

{n: Wilson, Mount Wilson} a peak in the San Juan mountains of Colorado (14,246 feet high)

{n: agate line, line} space for one line of print (one column wide and 1/14 inch deep) used to measure advertising

{n: fourteen, 14, XIV} the cardinal number that is the sum of thirteen and one

{n: fourteenth} position 14 in a countable series of things

{n: green gold} a gold alloy (at least 14 karat gold with silver or silver and cadmium) that has a green appearance

{n: manganese steel, austenitic manganese steel} a steel with a relatively large component (10-14%) of manganese; highly resistant to wear and shock

{n: pH, pH scale} (from potential of Hydrogen) the logarithm of the reciprocal of hydrogen-ion concentration in gram atoms per liter; provides a measure on a scale from 0 to 14 of the acidity or alkalinity of a solution (where 7 is neutral and greater than 7 is more basic and less than 7 is more acidic);

{n: premenstrual syndrome, PMS} a syndrome that occurs in many women from 2 to 14 days before the onset of menstruation

{n: radioactive dating} measurement of the amount of radioactive material (usually carbon 14) that an object contains; can be used to estimate the age of the object

{n: radiocarbon dating, carbon dating, carbon-14 dating} a chemical analysis used to determine the age of organic materials based on their content of the radioisotope carbon-14; believed to be reliable up to 40,000 years

{n: radiocarbon, carbon 14} a radioactive isotope of carbon

{n: rhythm method of birth control, rhythm method, rhythm, calendar method of birth control, calendar method} natural family planning in which ovulation is assumed to occur 14 days before the onset of a period (the fertile period would be assumed to extend from day 10 through day 18 of her cycle)

{n: silicon, Si, atomic number 14} a tetravalent nonmetallic element; next to oxygen it is the most abundant element in the earth's crust; occurs in clay and feldspar and granite and quartz and sand; used as a semiconductor in transistors

{n: sonnet} a verse form consisting of 14 lines with a fixed rhyme scheme

{n: stone} an avoirdupois unit used to measure the weight of a human body; equal to 14 pounds
"a heavy chap who must have weighed more than twenty stone"

{n: table wine} wine containing not more than 14 percent alcohol usually served with a meal

{n: the halt} (archaic) lame persons collectively
"the poor, and the maimed, and the halt, and the blind"--Luke 14:21


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