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knowledge of some recent fact or event that has become so commonly known that it has lost its original pertinence ancient history
general of Alexander the Great and king of Macedonia; lost one eye; killed in a battle at Ipsus (382-301 BC) Antigonus , Antigonus Cyclops , Monophthalmos
Mexican general who tried to crush the Texas revolt and who lost battles to Winfield Scott and Zachary Taylor in the Mexican War (1795-1876) Antonio Lopez de Santa Ana , Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna , Santa Ana , Santa Anna
battle that ended the second Macedonian War (197 BC); the Romans defeated Philip V who lost his control of Greece battle of Cynoscephalae , Cynoscephalae
German composer of instrumental music (especially symphonic and chamber music); continued to compose after he lost his hearing (1770-1827) Beethoven , Ludwig van Beethoven , van Beethoven
area in the western Atlantic Ocean where many ships and planes are supposed to have been mysteriously lost Bermuda Triangle
French educator who lost his sight at the age of three and who invented a system of writing and printing for sightless people (1809-1852) Braille , Louis Braille
British general in the American Revolution who captured Fort Ticonderoga but lost the battle of Saratoga in 1777 (1722-1792) Burgoyne , Gentleman Johnny , John Burgoyne
United States prizefighter who lost his world heavyweight championship to Cassius Clay in 1964 (1932-1970) Charles Liston , Liston , Sonny Liston
United States lawyer famous for his defense of lost causes (1857-1938) Clarence Darrow , Clarence Seward Darrow , Darrow
Italian pope from 1769 to 1774 who lost whatever support remained of Catholic Europe, causing the church to fall into the hands of secular princes (1705-1774) Clement XIV , Lorenzo Ganganelli
act causing a disorderly combination of elements with identities lost and distinctions blended confusion
attack by a defending force against an attacking enemy force in order to regain lost ground or cut off enemy advance units etc. counterattack , countermove
physical property of something that has lost its elasticity deadness
decrease or amount lost decrement , diminution
state in which esteem has been lost disesteem
bearings, having lost one's disoriented
direction, having lost a sense of disoriented
regional anesthesia resulting from injection of an anesthetic into the epidural space of the spinal cord; sensation is lost in the abdominal and genital and pelvic areas; used in childbirth and gynecological surgery epidural , epidural anaesthesia , epidural anesthesia
surgical procedure that creates a new fenestra to the cochlea in order to restore hearing lost because of osteosclerosis fenestration
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