1. set phrase an expression whose meanings cannot be inferred from the meanings of the words that make it up
  2. antiphrasis the use of a word in a sense opposite to its normal sense
  3. cataphoresis the motion of charged particles in a colloid under the influence of an electric field; particles with a positive charge go to the cathode and negative to the anode
  4. periphrasis an act of expressing things in an indirect or roundabout way
  5. bed of roses a flower bed in which roses are growing
  6. diaphoresis the process of the sweat glands of the skin secreting a salty fluid
  7. St. Francis (Roman Catholic Church) an Italian and the Roman Catholic monk who founded the Franciscan order of friars (1181-1226)
  8. ecphrasis a literary description of a work of visual art
  9. ekphrasis a literary description of a work of visual art
  10. diversity noticeable variety
  11. paraphrasis rewording for the purpose of clarification
  12. nephrosis a disease affecting the kidneys
  13. iontophoresis therapy that uses a local electric current to introduce the ions of a medicine into the tissues
  14. adverse in an opposing direction
  15. Theophrastus Greek philosopher who was a student of Aristotle and who succeeded Aristotle as the leader of the Peripatetics (371-287 BC)
  16. paraphrase express the same message in different words
  17. set free grant freedom to
  18. Tephrosia genus of tropical and subtropical herbs or shrubs: hoary peas
  19. rephrase express the same message in different words
  20. adversity a state of misfortune or affliction