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noun expressing direction from or cause in some Indo-European languages ablative
anything that happens by chance without an apparent cause accident , chance event , fortuity
Eurasian herb having loose heads of button-shaped white flowers and long grey-green leaves that cause sneezing when powdered Achillea ptarmica , sneezeweed yarrow , sneezewort
something that people do or cause to happen act , human action , human activity
any of a group of viruses including those that in humans cause upper respiratory infections or infectious pinkeye adenovirus
faithful support for a religion or cause or political party adherence , adhesion , attachment
cause, believer or supporter of adherent
active support of an idea or cause etc.; especially the act of pleading or arguing for something advocacy , protagonism
one that defends another's cause or proposal advocate
person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea advocate , advocator , exponent , proponent
champion of cause advocate , proponent
European grass naturalized as a weed in North America; sharp-pointed seeds cause injury when eaten by livestock Aegilops triuncalis , goat grass
cause of a disease aetiology , etiology
assign to cause or source affix , ascribe , attribute , impute , predicate
cause of great suffering and distress affliction
any result that follows its cause after an interval aftereffect
active and efficient cause; capable of producing a certain effect agent
American herb having flat-topped clusters of small white flower heads; reputedly a cause of trembles and milk sickness; sometimes placed in genus Eupatorium Ageratina altissima , Eupatorium rugosum , white sanicle , white snakeroot
any substance that acts as an antigen to cause agglutinin production agglutinogen
grief, to cause aggrieve
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