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{adj: Caroline, Carolean} of or relating to the life and times of kings Charles I or Charles II of England



{adj: Thai, Tai, Siamese} of or relating to or characteristic of Thailand or its people
"Siamese kings"
"different Thai tribes live in the north"

{adj: cryptic, cryptical, deep, inscrutable, mysterious, mystifying} of an obscure nature
"the new insurance policy is written without cryptic or mysterious terms"
"a deep dark secret"
"the inscrutable workings of Providence"
"in its mysterious past it encompasses all the dim origins of life"- Rachel Carson
"rituals totally mystifying to visitors from other lands"

{adj: differentiated} made different (especially in the course of development) or shown to be different
"the differentiated markings of butterflies"
"the regionally differentiated results"
<-> undifferentiated

{adj: expansive, grand, heroic} of behavior that is impressive and ambitious in scale or scope
"an expansive lifestyle"
"in the grand manner"
"collecting on a grand scale"
"heroic undertakings"

{adj: eyelike} suggesting an eye or eyes
"eyelike markings on a butterfly's wings"
"the eyelike gleam of two distant windows in the dark"

{adj: faineant, indolent, lazy, otiose, slothful, work-shy} disinclined to work or exertion
"faineant kings under whose rule the country languished"
"an indolent hanger-on"
"too lazy to wash the dishes"
"shiftless idle youth"
"slothful employees"
"the unemployed are not necessarily work-shy"

{adj: pleasant} affording pleasure; being in harmony with your taste or likings
"a pleasant person to be around"
"we had a pleasant evening together"
"a pleasant scene"
"pleasant sensations"
<-> unpleasant

{adj: stockinged} wearing stockings
"walks about in his stockinged feet"

{adv: ingeniously} in an ingenious manner
"a Hampshire farmer had fowls of different breeds, including Dorkings, and he discriminated ingeniously between the `dark ones' and the `white ones'"


{adv: royally, like kings, like royalty} in a royal manner
"they were royally treated"

{n: Alhambra} a fortified Moorish palace built near Granada by Muslim kings in the Middle Ages

{n: Anglo-Saxon} a person of Anglo-Saxon (especially British) descent whose native tongue is English and whose culture is strongly influenced by English culture as in WASP for `White Anglo-Saxon Protestant'
"in the ninth century the Vikings began raiding the Anglo-Saxons in Britain"
"his ancestors were not just British, they were Anglo-Saxons"

{n: Epiphany, Epiphany of Our Lord, Twelfth day, Three Kings' Day, January 6} twelve days after Christmas; celebrates the visit of the three wise men to the infant Jesus

{n: Ferdinand I, Ferdinand the Great} king of Castile and Leon who achieved control of the Moorish kings of Saragossa and Seville and Toledo (1016-1065)

{n: Geoffrey of Monmouth} Welsh chronicler who wrote an account of the kings of Britain which is now believed to contain little historical fact but it is a source of the Arthurian legend (circa 1100-1154)

{n: I Kings, 1 Kings} the first of two Old Testament books telling the histories of the kings of Judah and Israel

{n: II Kings, 2 Kings} the second of two Old Testament books telling the histories of the kings of Judah and Israel

{n: James, James I, King James, King James I} the first Stuart to be king of England and Ireland from 1603 to 1625 and king of Scotland from 1567 to 1625; he was the son of Mary Queen of Scots and he succeeded Elizabeth I; he alienated the British Parliament by claiming the divine right of kings (1566-1625)

{n: Kings Canyon National Park} a national park in California that has giant sequoia trees and alpine lakes and glaciers

{n: Nibelungenlied} an epic poem written in Middle High German and based on the legends of Siegfried and Teutonic kings

{n: Paralipomenon} (Old Testament) an obsolete name for the Old Testament books of I Chronicles and II Chronicles which were regarded as supplementary to Kings

{n: Pseudepigrapha} 52 texts written between 200 BC and AD 200 but ascribed to various prophets and kings in the Hebrew scriptures; many are apocalyptic in nature

{n: Ptolemy, Ptolemaic dynasty} an ancient dynasty of Macedonian kings who ruled Egypt from 323 BC to 30 BC; founded by Ptolemy I and ended with Cleopatra

{n: Rheims, Reims} a city in northeastern France east of Paris; scene of the coronation of most French kings; site of the unconditional German surrender in 1945 at the end of World War II

{n: Seleucus, Seleucus I, Seleucus I Nicator} Macedonian general who accompanied Alexander the Great into Asia; founded a line of kings who reigned in Asia Minor until 65 BC (358-281 BC)

{n: Tara} a village in eastern Ireland (northwest of Dublin); seat of Irish kings until 6th century

{n: assassin, assassinator, bravo} a murderer (especially one who kills a prominent political figure) who kills by a treacherous surprise attack and often is hired to do the deed
"his assassins were hunted down like animals"
"assassinators of kings and emperors"

{n: boothose} protective stockings worn with or in place of boots

{n: brown snail, Helix aspersa} serious garden pest having a brown shell with paler zigzag markings; nearly cosmopolitan in distribution

{n: budgerigar, budgereegah, budgerygah, budgie, grass parakeet, lovebird, shell parakeet, Melopsittacus undulatus} small Australian parakeet usually light green with black and yellow markings in the wild but bred in many colors

{n: checkered whiptail, Cnemidophorus tesselatus} markings are darker and more marked than in western whiptail; from southeastern Colorado to eastern Chihuahua

{n: divine right, divine right of kings} the doctrine that kings derive their right to rule directly from God and are not accountable to their subjects; rebellion is the worst of political crimes
"the doctrine of the divine right of kings was enunciated by the Stuarts in Britain in the 16th century"

{n: draw} a playing card or cards dealt or taken from the pack
"he got a pair of kings in the draw"

{n: garter belt, suspender belt} a wide belt of elastic with supporters hanging from it; worn by women to hold up stockings

{n: hosiery, hose} socks and stockings and tights collectively (the British include underwear)

{n: imperial moth, Eacles imperialis} large American moth having yellow wings with purplish or brownish markings; larvae feed on e.g. maple and pine trees

{n: mend, patch, darn} sewing that repairs a worn or torn hole (especially in a garment)
"her stockings had several mends"

{n: nilgai, nylghai, nylghau, blue bull, Boselaphus tragocamelus} large Indian antelope; male is blue-grey with white markings; female is brownish with no horns

{n: painted turtle, painted terrapin, painted tortoise, Chrysemys picta} freshwater turtles having bright yellow and red markings; common in the eastern United States

{n: peacock-throne} the golden throne of former kings of Delhi; stolen by the Persians in 1739 and subsequently lost; symbol of the former Shah of Iran

{n: qualification, making} an attribute that must be met or complied with and that fits a person for something
"her qualifications for the job are excellent"
"one of the qualifications for admission is an academic degree"
"she has the makings of fine musician"

{n: return, issue, take, takings, proceeds, yield, payoff} the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property
"the average return was about 5%"

{n: rip, rent, snag, split, tear} an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart
"there was a rip in his pants"
"she had snags in her stockings"

{n: shading} graded markings that indicate light or shaded areas in a drawing or painting

{n: undertaking, project, task, labor} any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted
"he prepared for great undertakings"

{n: western whiptail, Cnemidophorus tigris} active lizard having a network of dusky dark markings; of semiarid areas from Oregon and Idaho to Baja California

{n: working, workings} a mine or quarry that is being or has been worked

{n: works, workings} the internal mechanism of a device

{v: check} place into check
"He checked my kings"

{v: invest, clothe, adorn} furnish with power or authority ; of kings or emperors


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