1. bitter aloes a purgative made from the leaves of aloe
  2. bacteriolysis dissolution or destruction of bacteria
  3. bed of roses a flower bed in which roses are growing
  4. pasteurellosis an acute infectious disease characterized by pneumonia and blood infection
  5. Pastor roseus glossy black bird with pink back and abdomen; chiefly Asian
  6. pediculosis infestation with lice resulting in severe itching
  7. betulaceous of or pertaining to or characteristic of trees of the birch family
  8. hydrolysis a chemical reaction in which water reacts with a compound to produce other compounds; involves the splitting of a bond and the addition of the hydrogen cation and the hydroxide anion from the water
  9. paralysis loss of the ability to move a body part
  10. pyrolysis transformation of a substance produced by the action of heat
  11. torulose of a cylindrical or ellipsoid body
  12. better half a person's partner in marriage
  13. pectoralis either of two large muscles of the chest
  14. bitter lemon tart lemon-flavored carbonated drink
  15. neutralised made neutral in some respect
  16. petrol line a pipe that carries gasoline from a tank to a gasoline engine
  17. paper loss an unrealized loss on an investment calculated by subtracting the current market price from the investor's cost
  18. Peter Lorre United States actor noted for playing sinister roles
  19. littoral zone the region of the shore of a lake or sea or ocean
  20. federalism government divided between central and regional powers