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loss of the ability to write or to express thoughts in writing because of a brain lesion agraphia , anorthography , logagraphia
deciduous rapidly growing tree of China with foliage like sumac and sweetish fetid flowers; widely planted in United States as a street tree because of its resistance to pollution Ailanthus altissima , tree of heaven , tree of the gods
czar of Russia whose plans to liberalize the government of Russia were unrealized because of the wars with Napoleon (1777-1825) Aleksandr Pavlovich , Alexander I , Czar Alexander I
permission to proceed because obstacles have been removed all clear
sightlessness (especially because of a structural defect in or the absence of an eye) anopia
class of drugs that block the action of tumor necrosis factor (TNF); used in cases of rheumatoid arthritis because TNF instigates inflammation of the joints anti-TNF compound
any piece of furniture or decorative object or the like produced in a former period and valuable because of its beauty or rarity antique
inability to use or understand language (spoken or written) because of a brain lesion aphasia
oral drug (trade name Lipitor) that is effective in lowering triglycerides; potent in reducing LDL cholesterol because higher doses can be given atorvastatin , Lipitor
check that is dishonored on presentation because of insufficient funds bad check , bad cheque
act of closing down a bank because of a fiscal emergency or failure bank closing
concerted action of depositors who try to withdraw their money from a bank because the think it will fail bank run
battle in World War I (1917); an Allied offensive which eventually failed because tanks bogged down in the waterlogged soil of Flanders; Germans introduced mustard gas which interfered with the Allied artillery battle of Ypres , third battle of Ypres , Ypres
highly venomous southern African mamba dreaded because of its quickness and readiness to bite black mamba , Dendroaspis augusticeps
large Japanese ornamental having long needles in bunches of 2; widely planted in United States because of its resistance to salt and smog black pine , Japanese black pine , Pinus thunbergii
using only instruments for flying an aircraft because you cannot see through clouds or mists etc. blind flying , blind landing
delicacy that is highly dangerous because of a potent nerve poison in ovaries and liver blowfish , puffer , pufferfish , sea squab
stock priced high because of public confidence blue chip , blue chipper
someone who makes mistakes because of incompetence blunderer , botcher , bumbler , bungler , butcher , fuckup , fumbler , sad sack , stumbler
United States civil rights leader who was elected to the legislature in Georgia but was barred from taking his seat because he opposed the Vietnam War (born 1940) Bond , Julian Bond
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