1. juxtaposition the act of positioning close together
  2. on-line database a database that can be accessed by computers
  3. nonlinguistic not consisting of or related to language
  4. William Stubbs English historian noted for his constitutional history of medieval England (1825-1901)
  5. Anthony Comstock United States reformer who led moral crusades against art and literature that he considered obscene (1844-1915)
  6. sailing master the ship's officer in charge of navigation
  7. dancing-master a professional teacher of dancing
  8. dangling modifier a word or phrase apparently modifying an unintended word because of its placement in a sentence: e.g., `when young' in `when young, circuses appeal to all of us'
  9. alchemistic of or relating to alchemists
  10. alchemist one who tried to change ordinary metals into gold
  11. genus Chamaecytisus small late-flowering trees or subshrubs having yellow to red flowers and leathery or woody pods; often especially formerly included in genus Cytisus
  12. anisogametic relating to either of a pair of dissimilar (anisogamic) gametes combining in sexual reproduction
  13. unwillingness the trait of being unwilling
  14. juxtapose place side by side
  15. Santolina chamaecyparissus branching aromatic Mediterranean shrub with woolly stems and leaves and yellow flowers
  16. nonlinear system a system whose performance cannot be described by equations of the first degree
  17. encomiastic formally expressing praise
  18. alchemistical of or relating to alchemists
  19. Inland Passage a naturally protected waterway from Seattle to Skagway in southeastern Alaska
  20. unlikeliness the improbability of a specified outcome

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