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person who claims that they cannot have true knowledge about the existence of God (but does not deny that God might exist) agnostic
agent (as heat or radiation or a chemical) that destroys microorganisms that might carry disease antimicrobial , antimicrobic , disinfectant , germicide
anything on your premises that might attract children into danger or harm attractive nuisance
amount that many barrels might hold barrels
toilet paper (often used for printed matter that might as well be used as toilet paper) bumf , bumph
phenomenon whereby a small change at one place in a complex system can have large effects elsewhere, e.g., a butterfly flapping its wings in Rio de Janeiro might change the weather in Chicago butterfly effect
event that might have been arranged although it was really accidental coincidence , happenstance
urge to do or say something that might be better left undone or unsaid compulsion , irresistible impulse
agreement between two parties that is sanctioned by the court; for example, a company might agree to stop certain questionable practices without admitting guilt consent decree
freezing of a seriously ill or recently deceased person to stop tissues from decomposing; the body is preserved until new medical cures are developed that might bring the person back to life cryonics
guidebook describing natural objects of some type that might be encountered in the field field guide
thinks about unfortunate things that might happen fuss-budget , fusspot , worrier , worrywart
impression that something might be the case hunch , intuition , suspicion
incongruity between what might be expected and what actually occurs irony
medical equipment that assists or replaces important bodily functions and so enables a patient to live who otherwise might not survive life-support system , life support
emotional episode (usually in young children) in which the person awakens in terror with feelings of anxiety and fear but is unable to remember any incident that might have provoked those feelings night terror
better than expected performance (better than might have been predicted from intelligence tests) overachievement
small puncture that might have been made by a pin pinhole
using several conjunctions in close succession, especially where some might be omitted (as in `he ran and jumped and laughed for joy') polysyndeton
applicant who might be suitable possible
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