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{adj: captive, absorbed, engrossed, enwrapped, intent, wrapped} giving or marked by complete attention to
"that engrossed look or rapt delight"
"then wrapped in dreams"
"so intent on this fantastic...narrative that she hardly stirred"- Walter de la Mare
"rapt with wonder"
"wrapped in thought"



{adj: farthermost, farthest, furthermost, furthest, utmost, uttermost} (comparatives of `far') most remote in space or time or order
"had traveled to the farthest frontier"
"don't go beyond the farthermost (or furthermost) tree"
"explored the furthest reaches of space"
"the utmost tip of the peninsula"

{adj: latest, a la mode, in style, in vogue, modish} in the current fashion or style

{adj: maxillofacial} of or relating to the upper jaw and face (particularly with reference to specialized surgery of the maxilla)
"maxillofacial surgery"

{adj: scrofulous} having a diseased appearance resembling scrofula
"our canoe...lay with her scrofulous sides on the shore"- Farley Mowat

{n: Albula, genus Albula} type and sole genus of the family Albulidae

{n: Alsophila pometaria} North American moth with grey-winged males and wingless females; larvae are fall cankerworms

{n: Antlia} a faint constellation in the southern hemisphere near Hydra and Vela

{n: Araceae, family Araceae, arum family} anthurium; calla lily; jack-in-the-pulpit; philodendron

{n: Azolla, genus Azolla} a genus of fern sometimes placed in its own family Azollaceae

{n: Azollaceae, family Azollaceae} used in some classifications for the genus Azolla

{n: Betula, genus Betula} a genus of trees of the family Betulaceae (such as birches)

{n: Betulaceae, family Betulaceae, birch family} monoecious trees and shrubs (including the genera Betula and Alnus and Carpinus and Corylus and Ostrya and Ostryopsis)

{n: Canellaceae, family Canellaceae, canella family} one genus: aromatic tropical trees of eastern Africa and Florida to West Indies

{n: Cinderella} a fictional young girl who is saved from her stepmother and stepsisters by her fairy godmother and a handsome prince

{n: Cotingidae, family Cotingidae} cotingas; umbrella birds

{n: Cuquenan, Cuquenan Falls, Kukenaam, Kukenaam Falls} a famous waterfall in Venezuela

{n: Cyperaceae, family Cyperaceae, sedge family} bulrush; chufa; cotton grass; papyrus; umbrella plant

{n: Cyrilliaceae, family Cyrilliaceae, cyrilla family, titi family} shrubs and trees with leathery leaves and small white flowers in racemes: genera Cyrilla and Cliftonia

{n: Ebola hemorrhagic fever, Ebola fever, Ebola} a severe and often fatal disease in humans and nonhuman primates (monkeys and chimpanzees) caused by the Ebola virus; characterized by high fever and severe internal bleeding; can be spread from person to person; is largely limited to Africa

{n: Falla, Manuel de Falla} Spanish composer and pianist (1876-1946)

{n: Fasciola, genus Fasciola} a genus of Fasciolidae

{n: Fissurella, genus Fissurella} type genus of the family Fissurellidae: keyhole limpets

{n: Fula, Ful, Fulani, Peul} a family of languages of the Fulani of West Africa and used as a lingua franca in the sub-Saharan regions from Senegal to Chad; the best known of the West African languages

{n: Fulani, Fula, Fulah, Fellata, Fulbe} a member of a pastoral and nomadic people of western Africa; they are traditionally cattle herders of Muslim faith

{n: Gyromitra infula, saddled-shaped false morel} a poisonous fungus; saddle-shaped and dull yellow to brown fertile part is relatively even

{n: Hamamelidaceae, family Hamamelidaceae, witch-hazel family} comprises genera Hamamelis, Corylopsis, Fothergilla, Liquidambar, Parrotia, and other small genera

{n: Jerez, Jerez de la Frontera} a city in southwestern Spain that is famous for making sherry

{n: La Fontaine, Jean de La Fontaine} French writer who collected Aesop's fables and published them (1621-1695)

{n: Lafayette, La Fayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette} French soldier who served under George Washington in the American Revolution (1757-1834)

{n: Lardizabalaceae, family Lardizabalaceae, lardizabala family} thick-stemmed lianas and some shrubs; some have edible fruit

{n: Lentibulariaceae, family Lentibulariaceae, bladderwort family} carnivorous aquatic or bog plants: genera Utricularia, Pinguicula, and Genlisea

{n: Monardella, genus Monardella} a genus of fragrant herbs of the family Labiatae in the western United States

{n: Mustela, genus Mustela} type genus of the family Mustelidae: minks and weasels

{n: Niger-Kordofanian, Niger-Kordofanian language} the family of languages that includes most of the languages spoken in Africa south of the Sahara; the majority of them are tonal languages but there are important exceptions (e.g., Swahili or Fula)

{n: Patella, genus Patella} type genus of the family Patellidae: common European limpets

{n: Pennatula, genus Pennatula} type genus of the family Pennatulidae: sea pens

{n: Phytolaccaceae, family Phytolaccaceae, pokeweed family} chiefly tropical herbaceous plants (including shrubs and trees) with racemose flowers: genera Phytolacca, Agdestis, Ercilla, Rivina, Trichostigma

{n: Pyrolaceae, family Pyrolaceae, wintergreen family} evergreen herbs of temperate regions: genera Pyrola, Chimaphila, Moneses, Orthilia

{n: Ramsay Hunt syndrome} syndrome resulting from infection by the herpes varicella zoster virus; characterized by vertigo and pain in the ears and facial nerve paralysis and sometimes hearing loss

{n: Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarios de Colombia, FARC} a powerful and wealthy terrorist organization formed in 1957 as the guerilla arm of the Colombian communist party; opposed to the United States; has strong ties to drug dealers

{n: Russulaceae, family Russulaceae} used in some classification systems for the genus Russula

{n: Sapotaceae, family Sapotaceae, sapodilla family} tropical trees or shrubs with milky juice and often edible fleshy fruit

{n: Scotch asphodel, Tofieldia pusilla} false asphodel having spikes of white flowers; of mountainous regions of Europe

{n: Siberian elm, Chinese elm, dwarf elm, Ulmus pumila} fast-growing shrubby Asian tree naturalized in United States for shelter or ornament

{n: Spirulidae, family Spirulidae} coextensive with the genus Spirula; included in the order Belemnoidea in some older classifications

{n: Ta'ziyeh} (Islam) a form of Iranian musical pageant that is the theatrical expression of religious passion; based on the Battle of Kerbala and performed annually (in Farsi)

{n: Tibeto-Burman, Tibeto-Burman language} a branch of the Sino-Tibetan family of languages spoken from Tibet to the Malay peninsula

{n: Tourette's syndrome, Gilles de la Tourette syndrome} neurological disorder characterized by facial grimaces and tics and movements of the upper body and grunts and shouts and coprolalia

{n: Trombicula, genus Trombicula} type genus of the family Trombiculidae

{n: Truncocolumella, genus Truncocolumella} a genus of fungi belonging to the family Rhizopogonaceae

{n: Tugela, Tugela Falls} a major waterfall in southern Africa; has more than one leap

{n: Violaceae, family Violaceae, violet family} a family of order Parietales including the genera Viola, Hybanthus, Hymenanthera, Melicytus

{n: Viyella} a fabric made from a twilled mixture of cotton and wool

{n: alpha-linolenic acid} a polyunsaturated fatty acid with 18 carbon atoms; the only omega-3 fatty acid found in vegetable products; it is most abundant in canola oil; a fatty acid essential for nutrition

{n: bald-faced hornet, white-faced hornet, Vespula maculata} North American hornet

{n: bolo tie, bolo, bola tie, bola} a cord fastened around the neck with an ornamental clasp and worn as a necktie

{n: brown root rot fungus, Thielavia basicola} fungus causing brown root rot in plants of the pea and potato and cucumber families

{n: cabal, faction, junto, camarilla} a clique (often secret) that seeks power usually through intrigue

{n: casemaking clothes moth, Tinea pellionella} the larvae live in tubes of its food material fastened with silk that it spins

{n: chickenpox, varicella} an acute contagious disease caused by herpes varicella zoster virus; causes a rash of vesicles on the face and body

{n: chinchilla} a thick twilled fabric of wool and cotton

{n: climbing hydrangea, Hydrangea anomala} deciduous climber with aerial roots having white to creamy flowers in fairly flat heads

{n: double chin, buccula} a fold of fatty tissue under the chin

{n: exanthema subitum, roseola infantum, roseola infantilis, pseudorubella} a viral disease of infants and young children; characterized by abrupt high fever and mild sore throat; a few days later there is a faint pinkish rash that lasts for a few hours to a few days

{n: fa la, fal la} meaningless syllables in the refrain of a partsong

{n: facula} a bright spot on a planet

{n: facula} a large bright spot on the sun's photosphere occurring most frequently in the vicinity of sunspots

{n: fairy cup, Mitella diphylla} miterwort of northeastern North America usually with two opposite leaves on erect flowering stems that terminate in erect racemes of white flowers

{n: fall cankerworm} green or brown white-striped looper; larva of Alsophila pometaria

{n: false lupine, golden pea, yellow pea, Thermopsis macrophylla} western United States bushy herb having yellow pea-like flowers

{n: false miterwort, false mitrewort, Tiarella unifoliata} plant with tiny white flowers hanging in loose clusters on leafy stems; moist woods from Alaska to central California and east to Montana

{n: false wintergreen, Pyrola americana, Pyrola rotundifolia americana} evergreen of eastern North America with leathery leaves and numerous white flowers

{n: fascioliasis, fasciolosis} infestation with the liver fluke Fasciola hepatica; liver damage sometimes occurs; related to liver rot

{n: foamflower, coolwart, false miterwort, false mitrewort, Tiarella cordifolia} stoloniferous white-flowered spring-blooming woodland plant

{n: gentian} any of various plants of the family Gentianaceae especially the genera Gentiana and Gentianella and Gentianopsis

{n: genus Ravenala} woody tropical plants with tall trunks; sometimes placed in family Musaceae

{n: genus Roridula} insectivorous undershrubs of South Africa; in some classifications placed in the family Droseraceae

{n: genus Squilla} type genus of the family Squillidae

{n: harpulla, Harpullia cupanioides} fast-growing tree of India and East Indies yielding a wood used especially for building

{n: honey mushroom, honey fungus, Armillariella mellea} a honey-colored edible mushroom commonly associated with the roots of trees in late summer and fall; do not eat raw

{n: impala lily, mock azalia, desert rose, kudu lily, Adenium obesum, Adenium multiflorum} South African shrub having a swollen succulent stem and bearing showy pink and white flowers after the leaves fall; popular as an ornamental in tropics

{n: ivory gull, Pagophila eburnea} white arctic gull; migrates as far south as England and New Brunswick

{n: large-leaved magnolia, large-leaved cucumber tree, great-leaved macrophylla, Magnolia macrophylla} large deciduous shrub or tree of southeastern United States having huge leaves in dense false whorls and large creamy flowers tinged purple toward the base

{n: linkage group, linked genes} any pair of genes that tend to be transmitted together
"the genes of Drosophila fall into four linkage groups"

{n: liver fluke, Fasciola hepatica} flatworm parasitic in liver and bile ducts of domestic animals and humans

{n: myelin, myeline, medulla} a white fatty substance that forms a medullary sheath around the axis cylinder of some nerve fibers

{n: nebula} (pathology) a faint cloudy spot on the cornea

{n: oleic acid} a colorless oily liquid occurring as a glyceride; it is the major fatty acid in olive oil and canola oil; used in making soap and cosmetics and ointments and lubricating oils

{n: ombu, bella sombra, Phytolacca dioica} fast-growing herbaceous evergreen tree of South America having a broad trunk with high water content and dark green oval leaves

{n: pale violet, striped violet, cream violet, Viola striata} leafy-stemmed violet of eastern North America having large white or creamy flowers faintly marked with purple

{n: sweet false chamomile, wild chamomile, German chamomile, Matricaria recutita, Matricaria chamomilla} annual Eurasian herb similar in fragrance and medicinal uses to chamomile though taste is more bitter and effect is considered inferior

{n: tonic solfa, solfa} a system of solmization using the solfa syllables: do, re, mi, fa, sol, la, ti

{n: tonsil, palatine tonsil, faucial tonsil, tonsilla} either of two masses of lymphatic tissue one on each side of the oral pharynx

{n: umbrella fern, fan fern, Sticherus flabellatus, Gleichenia flabellata} large Australasian fern with fanlike repeatedly forked fronds; sometimes placed in genus Gleichenia

{n: varicella zoster virus} the member of the herpes virus family that is responsible for chickenpox

{n: variola major, variola major virus} a type of smallpox virus that has a fatality rate of up to 25 percent

{n: variola minor, variola minor virus} a type of smallpox virus that has a fatality rate of about 1 percent

{n: villa} country house in ancient Rome consisting of residential quarters and farm buildings around a courtyard

{n: viola d'amore} viol that is the tenor of the viol family

{n: viola da braccio} a member of the viol family with approximately the range of a viola

{n: viola da gamba, gamba, bass viol} viol that is the bass member of the viol family with approximately the range of the cello

{n: weeping beech, Fagus pendula, Fagus sylvatica pendula} variety of European beech with pendulous limbs

{n: wild sarsaparilla, false sarsaparilla, wild sarsparilla, Aralia nudicaulis} common perennial herb having aromatic roots used as a substitute for sarsaparilla; central and eastern North America

{v: schematize} formulate in regular order ; to reduce to a scheme or formula
"The chemists schematized the various reactions in a coherent fashion"


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