1. tontine insurance a form of life insurance whereby on the death or default of a participant his share is distributed to the remaining members
  2. countenance the appearance conveyed by a person's face
  3. endowment insurance life insurance for a specified amount which is payable to the insured person at the expiration of a certain period of time or to a designated beneficiary immediately upon the death of the insured
  4. national insurance social insurance program in Britain
  5. counterinsurgency actions taken by a government to defeat insurgency
  6. old-age insurance insurance paid to the elderly
  7. term insurance low-cost insurance that is valid only for a stated period of time and has no cash surrender value or loan value
  8. perseverance the act of persisting
  9. automobile insurance insurance against loss due to theft or traffic accidents
  10. health insurance insurance against loss due to ill health
  11. maintenance activity involved in keeping something in good working order
  12. life insurance insurance paid to named beneficiaries when the insured person dies
  13. social insurance government provision for unemployed, injured, or aged people
  14. straight life insurance insurance on the life of the insured for a fixed amount at a definite premium that is paid each year in the same amount during the entire lifetime of the insured
  15. fire insurance insurance against loss due to fire
  16. contingency the state of being dependent on something
  17. continuous tense a tense of verbs used in describing action that is on-going
  18. whole life insurance insurance on the life of the insured for a fixed amount at a definite premium that is paid each year in the same amount during the entire lifetime of the insured
  19. tendentiousness an intentional and controversial bias
  20. continuance the property of enduring or continuing in time