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{adj: copacetic, copasetic, copesetic, copesettic} completely satisfactory
"his smile said that everything was copacetic"
"You had to be a good judge of what a man was like, and the English was copacetic"- John O'Hara

{adj: iniquitous, sinful, ungodly} characterized by iniquity; wicked because it is believed to be a sin
"iniquitous deeds"
"he said it was sinful to wear lipstick"
"ungodly acts"

{adj: repeatable, quotable} able or fit to be repeated or quoted
"what he said was not repeatable in polite company"
"he comes up with so many quotable phrases"
<-> unquotable, unrepeatable

{adj: unrepeatable, unquotable} not able or fit to be repeated or quoted
"what he said was funny but unquotable"
<-> quotable, repeatable


{adv: innately} in an innate manner
"the child is said to be innately disposed to learn language"


{adv: mortally} in such a manner that death ensues (also in reference to hatred, jealousy, fear, etc.)
"a being of whom the forest Indians are said to be mortally afraid, with a hoof shaped like the heel of a bottle"


{adv: precisely, exactly, on the nose, on the dot, on the button} just as it should be
"`Precisely, my lord,' he said"


{adv: tauntingly, teasingly} in a playfully teasing manner
"`You hate things to be out of order, don't you?' she said teasingly"

{n: Arthur, King Arthur} a legendary king of the Britons (possibly based on a historical figure in the 6th century but the story has been retold too many times to be sure); said to have led the Knights of the Round Table at Camelot

{n: Bayard, Seigneur de Bayard, Chevalier de Bayard, Pierre Terrail, Pierre de Terrail} French soldier said to be fearless and chivalrous (1473-1524)

{n: Cocytus, River Cocytus} (Greek mythology) a river in Hades that was said to be a tributary of the Acheron

{n: Gordius} legendary king of ancient Phrygia who was said to be responsible for the Gordian knot

{n: John, Saint John, St. John, Saint John the Apostle, St. John the Apostle, John the Evangelist, John the Divine} (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; traditionally said to be the author of the 4th Gospel and three epistles and the book of Revelation

{n: Mass card} (Roman Catholic Church) a card sent to a bereaved family that says the sender has arranged for a Mass to be said in memory of the deceased

{n: Oedipus complex, Oedipal complex} a complex of males; desire to possess the mother sexually and to exclude the father; said to be a source of personality disorders if unresolved

{n: Ptolemy II} son of Ptolemy I and king of Egypt who was said to be responsible for the Septuagint (circa 309-247 BC)

{n: Sherwood Forest} an ancient forest in central England; formerly a royal hunting ground; said to be the home of Robin Hood and his merry band

{n: Temple of Artemis} a large temple at Ephesus that was said to be one of the seven wonders of the ancient world

{n: Thales, Thales of Miletus} a presocratic Greek philosopher and astronomer (who predicted an eclipse in 585 BC) who was said by Aristotle to be the founder of physical science; he held that all things originated in water (624-546 BC)

{n: Wahhabi, Wahabi} a member of a strictly orthodox Sunni Muslim sect from Saudi Arabia; strives to purify Islamic beliefs and rejects any innovation occurring after the 3rd century of Islam
"Osama bin Laden is said to be a Wahhabi Muslim"

{n: Winckelmann, Johann Winckelmann, Johann Joachim Winckelmann} German archaeologist and art historian said to be the father of archaeology (1717-1768)

{n: anal personality, anal retentive personality} (psychoanalysis) a personality characterized by meticulous neatness and suspicion and reserve; said to be formed in early childhood by fixation during the anal stage of development (usually as a consequence of toilet training)

{n: art, artistic creation, artistic production} the creation of beautiful or significant things
"art does not need to be innovative to be good"
"I was never any good at art"
"he said that architecture is the art of wasting space beautifully"

{n: fun, play, sport} verbal wit or mockery (often at another's expense but not to be taken seriously)
"he became a figure of fun"
"he said it in sport"

{n: gravida} the number of the pregnancy that a woman is in
"in her third pregnancy a woman is said to be gravida three"

{n: indirect discourse} a report of a discourse in which deictic terms are modified appropriately (e.g., "he said `I am a fool' would be modified to `he said he is a fool'")
<-> direct discourse

{n: original sin} a sin said to be inherited by all descendants of Adam
"Adam and Eve committed the original sin when they ate the forbidden fruit in the Garden of Eden"
<-> actual sin

{n: prophecy, prognostication, vaticination} knowledge of the future (usually said to be obtained from a divine source)

{n: synonym, equivalent word} two words that can be interchanged in a context are said to be synonymous relative to that context
<-> antonym

{n: utilitarianism} doctrine that the useful is the good; especially as elaborated by Jeremy Bentham and James Mill; the aim was said to be the greatest happiness for the greatest number


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