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person who gives assistance or comfort to someone known to be a felon or known to be sought in connection with the commission of a felony accessory after the fact
hypothetical universal solvent once sought by alchemists alcahest , alkahest , universal solvent
one who was versed in the practice of alchemy and who sought an elixir of life and a panacea and an alkahest and the philosopher's stone alchemist
medieval science that sought to transform common objects into precious material alchemy
elixir sought by alchemists arcanum
hypothetical remedy for all ills or diseases; once sought by the alchemists catholicon , cure-all , nostrum , panacea
(Greek mythology) a region on the Black Sea south of the Caucasus that was the site of an ancient country where (according to Greek mythology) Jason sought the Golden Fleece Colchis
(Greek mythology) the oracle at Delphi where a priestess supposedly delivered messages from Apollo to those who sought advice; the messages were usually obscure or ambiguous Delphic oracle , Oracle of Apollo , oracle of Delphi , Temple of Apollo
elderly statesman whose advice is sought be government leaders elder statesman
imaginary place of great wealth and opportunity; sought in South America by 16th-century explorers eldorado , El Dorado
hypothetical substance believed to maintain life indefinitely; once sought by alchemists elixir of life
legal relation that exists when one person justifiably places reliance on another whose aid or protection is sought in some matter fiduciary relation
someone who is sought by law officers; someone trying to elude justice fugitive , fugitive from justice
position that the meaning of life should be sought in the future futurism
likeness of a person's face constructed from descriptions given to police; uses a set of transparencies of various facial features that can be combined to build up a picture of the person sought Identikit , Identikit picture
question that suggests answer sought leading question
space sought for occupation by a nation whose population is expanding lebensraum , living space
celebrity who is lionized (much sought after) lion , social lion
terrorist organization formed in the 1960s by children of Iranian merchants; sought to counter the Shah of Iran's pro-Western policies of modernization and opposition to communism; following a philosophy that mixes Marxism and Islam it now attacks the Isl MEK , MKO , Mujahidin-e Khalq Organization , People's Mujahidin of Iran
quality of being widely admired or accepted or sought after popularity
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