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  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. circumstantial suggesting that something is true without proving it
  5. mitigating circumstance (law) a circumstance that does not exonerate a person but which reduces the penalty associated with the offense
  6. resistance any mechanical force that tends to slow or oppose motion
  7. Hirschsprung's disease congenital condition in which the colon does not have the normal network of nerves; there is little urge to defecate so the feces accumulate and cause megacolon
  8. circumstantiate give circumstantial evidence for
  9. circumspect careful to consider potential consequences and avoid risk
  10. circumference the length of the closed curve of a circle
  11. heroic stanza a quatrain consisting of two heroic couplets written in an elevated style; the rhyme scheme is abab
  12. circumstantially according to circumstances
  13. sales resistance resistance by potential customers to aggressive selling practices
  14. humic substance an organic residue of decaying organic matter
  15. gray substance greyish nervous tissue containing cell bodies as well as fibers; forms the cerebral cortex consisting of unmyelinated neurons
  16. grey substance greyish nervous tissue containing cell bodies as well as fibers; forms the cerebral cortex consisting of unmyelinated neurons
  17. circumvent surround so as to force to give up
  18. aortic stenosis abnormal narrowing of the aortic valve
  19. assistance the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need
  20. shape constancy the tendency to perceive the shape of a rigid object as constant despite differences in the viewing angle (and consequent differences in the shape of the pattern projected on the retina of the eye)