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(chemistry) a substance that initiates or accelerates a chemical reaction without itself being affected accelerator , catalyst
semantic role of an entity that is not the agent but is directly involved in or affected by the happening denoted by the verb in the clause affected role , patient , patient role
affected manner air
affected manners intended to impress others airs , pose
someone affected by aphasia or inability to use or understand language aphasic
affected with tedium bored
Israeli religious philosopher (born in Austria); as a Zionist he promoted understanding between Jews and Arabs; his writings affected Christian thinkers as well as Jews (1878-1965) Buber , Martin Buber
form of neuropathy that can begin between childhood and young adulthood; characterized by weakness and atrophy of the muscles of the hands and lower legs; progression is slow and individuals affected can have a normal life span; inheritance is X-linked re Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease , hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy
principle that the total linear momentum in a closed system is constant and is not affected by processes occurring inside the system conservation of momentum
region whose population is affected by a general disaster disaster area
insignificant student who is ridiculed as being affected or studying excessively dweeb , grind , nerd , swot , wonk
excessive but superficial compliments given with affected charm fulsomeness , smarm , unction
refined affected word or phrase genteelism
Spanish poet whose work was characterized by an affected elegance of style (1561-1627) Gongora , Luis de Gongora y Argote
affected elegance of style that was introduced into Spanish literature by the poet Gongora Gongorism
practitioner of the affected elegant style of the Spanish poet Gongora Gongorist
excessive or affected modesty Grundyism , primness , prudery , prudishness
medical condition of uncertain origin that affected many veterans of the 1991 Gulf War; characterized by fatigue and headache and dizziness and nausea and rashes and joint pain and respiratory disorders Gulf War syndrome , Persian Gulf illness
person's predisposition to be affected by something (as a disease) habitus
power by which something or someone is affected or dominated hold
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