TERM

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end pregnancy before full term abort
general or abstract concept or term abstraction
dementia observed during the last stages of severe chronic alcoholism; involves loss of memory for recent events although long term memory is intact alcohol amnestic disorder , alcoholic dementia , Korsakoff's psychosis , Korsakoff's syndrome , Korsakov's psychosis , Korsakov's syndrome , polyneuritic psychosis
obsolete term for the study and treatment of mental illness alienism
old term for an electric generator that produces alternating current (especially in automobiles) alternator
kind of heavy jacket (`windcheater' is a British term) anorak , parka , windbreaker , windcheater
cover term for a variety of mental disorders in which severe anxiety is a salient symptom anxiety disorder
(mathematics) a progression in which a constant is added to each term in order to obtain the next term arithmetic progression
British term for some kinds of insurance assurance
South African term for `boss' baas
(slang) sometimes used as a term of address for attractive young women baby , sister
derogatory term for a variation that is not genuine; something irregular or inferior or of dubious origin bastard , mongrel
(an extension of the baseball term) the proportion of times some effort succeeds batting average
swampy arm or slow-moving outlet of a lake (term used mainly in Mississippi and Louisiana) bayou
archaic term for a lunatic bedlamite
male parent (also used as a term of address to your father) begetter , father , male parent
bridge term bid , rebid , ruff , slam
any of various small flat sweet cakes (`biscuit' is the British term) biscuit , cookie , cooky
English term for a dry sharp-tasting ale with strong flavor of hops (usually on draft) bitter
slang term for England used by English troops serving abroad Blighty
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