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formal resignation and renunciation of powers abdication , stepping down
legal expression in the United States Constitution that allows the Senate to constrain the President's powers of appointment and treaty-making advice and consent
engine that powers and aircraft aircraft engine
in World War I the alliance of Great Britain and France and Russia and all the other nations that became allied with them in opposing the Central Powers Allies
cosmic cataclysm in which God destroys the ruling powers of evil apocalypse
application of one's conscious powers to attention
Iranian religious leader of the Shiites; when Shah Pahlavi's regime fell Khomeini established a new constitution giving himself supreme powers (1900-1989) Ayatollah Khomeini , Ayatollah Ruholla Khomeini , Khomeini , Ruholla Khomeini
French political philosopher who advocated the separation of executive and legislative and judicial powers (1689-1755) Baron de la Brede et de Montesquieu , Charles Louis de Secondat , Montesquieu
committee having supervisory powers board
small neutral state between two rival powers buffer country , buffer state
supernatural powers clairvoyance , cryptesthesia , ESP , extrasensory perception
supernatural powers, having clairvoyant , psychic , visionary
reasoning, appealing to powers of cogent , compelling , convincing , incisive , trenchant
any of the more or less continuous military expeditions in the 11th to 13th centuries when Christian powers of Europe tried to recapture the Holy Land from the Muslims Crusade
mental powers impaired dementia
person with great powers and abilities demigod , superman , Ubermensch
former major political party in the United States in the early 19th century; opposed the old Federalist party; favored a strict interpretation of the constitution in order to limit the powers of the federal government Democratic-Republican Party
someone authorized to exercise the powers of sheriff in emergencies deputy , deputy sheriff
plant of southern Europe and North Africa having purple flowers, yellow fruits and a forked root formerly thought to have magical powers devil's apples , Mandragora officinarum , mandrake
someone who claims to discover hidden knowledge with the aid of supernatural powers diviner
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