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person (or institution) who accepts a check or draft and becomes responsible for paying the party named in the draft when it matures acceptor
distorted projection or perspective; especially an image distorted in such a way that it becomes visible only when viewed in a special manner anamorphism , anamorphosis
central cavity of the gastrula; becomes the intestinal or digestive cavity archenteron
linguistic process by which a sound becomes similar to an adjacent sound assimilation
allergic reaction that becomes apparent in a sensitized person only minutes after contact atopic allergy , atopy , immediate allergy , type I allergic reaction
continuation of the basilic vein and brachial vein that becomes the subclavian vein axillary vein , vena axillaris
poisonous gyromitra; the surface of the fertile body is smooth at first and becomes progressively undulating and wrinkled (but never truly pitted); color varies from dull yellow to brown beefsteak morel , brain mushroom , Gyromitra esculenta
person who becomes aware (of things or events) through the senses beholder , observer , perceiver , percipient
wood that is steamed until it becomes pliable and then is shaped for use in making furniture bentwood
legendary hero of an anonymous Old English epic poem composed in the early 8th century; he slays a monster and becomes king but dies fighting a dragon Beowulf
statute in draft before it becomes law bill , measure
fungus that has an off-white cap when it is young but later becomes dingy brown and a stalk of the same color; the under surface of the cap (the tubes) a pale greenish yellow Boletus pallidus
fungus with a rusty red cap and a white pore surface that becomes yellow with age and a pale yellow stalk Boletus roxanae
(psychology) stress at which a person breaks down or a situation becomes crucial breaking point
rapidly growing deciduous tree of low mountainsides of China and Japan; grown as an ornamental for its dark blue-green candy-scented foliage that becomes yellow to scarlet in autumn Cercidiphyllum japonicum , katsura tree
biting and grinding food in your mouth so it becomes soft enough to swallow chew , chewing , manduction , mastication
foolhardy competition; a dangerous activity that is continued until one competitor becomes afraid and stops chicken
river that rises in northeastern New Mexico and flows eastward into Oklahoma where it becomes a tributary of the Arkansas River Cimarron , Cimarron River
learning process in which an organism's behavior becomes dependent on the occurrence of a stimulus in its environment conditioning
(contract bridge) the highest bid becomes the contract setting the number of tricks that the bidder must make contract , declaration
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