1. circumstances one's overall condition in life
  2. under the circumstances because of prevailing conditions
  3. in straitened circumstances not having enough money to pay for necessities
  4. mitigating circumstance (law) a circumstance that does not exonerate a person but which reduces the penalty associated with the offense
  5. circumstantial suggesting that something is true without proving it
  6. resistance any mechanical force that tends to slow or oppose motion
  7. Ozark Mountains an area of low mountains in northwestern Arkansas and southeastern Missouri and northeastern Oklahoma
  8. aortic stenosis abnormal narrowing of the aortic valve
  9. ureterostenosis stenosis of the ureter
  10. circumstantiate give circumstantial evidence for
  11. circumspect careful to consider potential consequences and avoid risk
  12. piece de resistance the outstanding item in a collection
  13. for instance as an example
  14. circumference the length of the closed curve of a circle
  15. least resistance the least effortful way to do something
  16. sales resistance resistance by potential customers to aggressive selling practices
  17. grey substance greyish nervous tissue containing cell bodies as well as fibers; forms the cerebral cortex consisting of unmyelinated neurons
  18. circumstantially according to circumstances
  19. ground substance the body substance in which tissue cells are embedded
  20. Lord's Resistance Army a quasi-religious rebel group in Uganda that terrorized and raped women and kidnapped children who were forced to serve in the army