1. Pteris cretica cultivated in many varieties as houseplants
  2. plexus caroticus a plexus of nerves surrounding the internal carotid artery
  3. passive source an informant who is not assigned to obtain specific intelligence but who routinely passes on whatever information he or she has
  4. vasovesiculitis inflammation of the vas deferens and seminal vesicles
  5. presocratic before the time of Socrates
  6. pre-Socratic before the time of Socrates
  7. overcritical inclined to judge too severely
  8. plexus cardiacus a plexus of nerves supplying the heart and nearby structures
  9. pacifistic opposed to war
  10. supercritical (especially of fissionable material) able to sustain a chain reaction in such a manner that the rate of reaction increases
  11. business card a card on which are printed the person's name and business affiliation
  12. music critic a critic of musical performances
  13. pacifistically in a pacifistic manner
  14. beggar-ticks any of several plants of the genus Bidens having yellow flowers and prickly fruits that cling to fur and clothing
  15. possessive case the case expressing ownership
  16. Corvus corax large black bird with a straight bill and long wedge-shaped tail
  17. Phlomis fruticosa a spreading subshrub of Mediterranean regions cultivated for dense axillary whorls of purple or yellow flowers
  18. bureaucratic of or relating to unnecessary procedures and red tape
  19. Xiphias gladius large toothless marine food fish with a long swordlike upper jaw; not completely cold-blooded i.e. they are able to warm their brains and eyes: worldwide in warm waters but feed on cold ocean floor coming to surface at night
  20. genus Crataegus thorny shrubs and small trees: hawthorn; thorn; thorn apple