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little known Kamarupan languages Abor , Dafla , Miri , Mirish
European freshwater fish having a flattened body and silvery scales; of little value as food Abramis brama , European bream
condition in which little or no bile is secreted or the flow of bile into the digestive tract is obstructed acholia , cholestasis
organization with little or no structure adhocracy
someone who travels into little known regions (especially for some scientific purpose) adventurer , explorer
lipoprotein that transports cholesterol in the blood; composed of a high proportion of protein and relatively little cholesterol; high levels are thought to be associated with decreased risk of coronary heart disease and atherosclerosis alpha-lipoprotein , HDL , high-density lipoprotein
chamber having very little reverberation anechoic chamber
anemia with little capacity for making red blood cells aplastic anemia , pancytopenia
any technique of behavior modification that uses unpleasant stimuli in a controlled fashion to alter behavior in a therapeutic way; primarily used for alcoholism or drug abuse (but with little success) aversion therapy
for a little time awhile
something of little value or significance bagatelle , fluff , frippery , frivolity
having little to no hair on the head bald
explosive (trade name Ballistite) that burns with relatively little smoke; contains pyrocellulose and is used as a propellant Ballistite , smokeless powder
sculptural relief that projects very little from background bas-relief , basso-relievo , low relief
battle in Montana near the Little Bighorn River between United States cavalry under Custer and several groups of Native Americans (1876); Custer was pursuing Sioux led by Sitting Bull; Custer underestimated the size of the Sioux forces (which were support Battle of Little Bighorn , Battle of the Little Bighorn , Custer's Last Stand , Little Bighorn
old Scottish coin of little value bawbee
mountains in southwestern South Dakota and northeastern Wyoming; sacred to the Sioux (whites settling in the Black Hills led to the Battle of Little Bighorn); site of Mount Rushmore Black Hills
morel whose pitted fertile body is attached to the stalk with little free skirt around it; the fertile body is grey when young and black in old age black morel , conic morel , Morchella angusticeps , Morchella conica , narrowhead morel
gentian of eastern North America having tubular blue or white flowers that open little if at all blind gentian , bottle gentian , closed gentian , Gentiana andrewsii
revolution against James II; there was little armed resistance to William and Mary in England although battles were fought in Scotland and Ireland (1688-1689) Bloodless Revolution , English Revolution , Glorious Revolution
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