1. Beethoven German composer of instrumental music
  2. Beethovenian of or relating to Ludwig van Beethoven or his music
  3. BW defense defense against biological warfare
  4. biodefense procedures involved in taking defensive measures against attacks using biological agents
  5. pythoness a witch with powers of divination
  6. Pythoness (Greek mythology) the priestess of Apollo at Delphi who transmitted the oracles
  7. Stevens United States psychologist and psychophysicist who proposed Stevens' power law to replace Fechner's law (1906-1973)
  8. BW defence defense against biological warfare
  9. biodefence procedures involved in taking defensive measures against attacks using biological agents
  10. white avens avens of Virginia having pale or greenish yellow flowers
  11. pithiness terseness and economy in writing and speaking achieved by expressing a great deal in just a few words
  12. wood avens hairy Eurasian plant with small yellow flowers and an astringent root formerly used medicinally
  13. pathos a quality that arouses emotions, especially pity or sorrow
  14. positiveness the quality of being undeniable and not worth arguing about
  15. Steffens United States journalist whose exposes in 1906 started an era of muckraking journalism (1866-1936)
  16. defense the act of guarding someone or something against attack
  17. repetitiveness verboseness resulting from excessive repetitions
  18. defiance a hostile challenge
  19. Bidens bur marigolds
  20. receptiveness willingness or readiness to receive