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Greek who was a Christian theologian active in Alexandria and who was declared a heretic for his doctrines about God (which came to be known as Arianism) (256?-336) Arius
(New Testament) one of the three sages from the east who came bearing gifts for the infant Jesus Balthasar , Balthazar , Caspar , Gaspar
person with dark skin who comes from Africa (or whose ancestors came from Africa) Black , blackamoor , Black person , Negro , Negroid
Indian physicist who with Albert Einstein proposed statistical laws based on the indistinguishability of particles; led to the description of fundamental particles that later came to be known as bosons Bose , Satyendra N. Bose , Satyendra Nath Bose
participle (usually at the beginning of a sentence) apparently modifying a word other than the word intended: e.g., `flying across the country' in `flying across the country the Rockies came into view' dangling participle
something that came from something else derivative
offspring who came first in the order of birth eldest , firstborn
third person in the Trinity; Jesus promised the Apostles that he would send the Holy Spirit after his Crucifixion and Resurrection; it came on Pentecost Holy Ghost , Holy Spirit , Paraclete
use of a series of parallel clauses (as in `I came, I saw, I conquered') hypozeuxis
hole in a board where a knot came out knothole
(New Testament) one of the three sages from the east who came bearing gifts for the infant Jesus; usually represented as a king of Nubia Melchior
(Greek mythology) son of Helios; killed when trying to drive his father's chariot and came too close to earth Phaethon
(Greek mythology) a simple countryman who offered hospitality to Zeus and Hermes when they came to earth without revealing their identities in order to test people's piety Philemon
theory of evolution holding that evolutionary change in the fossil record came in fits and starts rather than in a steady process of slow change punctuated equilibrium , theory of punctuated equilibrium
republic in southeastern Europe; formerly a European soviet; the center of the original Russian state which came into existence in the ninth century Ukraine , Ukrayina
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