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loyalty that citizens owe to their country (or subjects to their sovereign) allegiance , fealty
literary subjects, writings on belles lettres
Italian painter noted for his realistic depiction of religious subjects and his novel use of light (1573-1610) Caravaggio , Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio
strong turbulence in an otherwise cloudless region that subjects aircraft to violent updrafts or downdrafts clear-air turbulence
rigorously controlled test of a new drug or a new invasive medical device on human subjects; in the United States it is conducted under the direction of the FDA before being made available for general clinical use clinical test , clinical trial
books on strange or unusual subjects (especially erotica) curiosa
doctrine that kings derive their right to rule directly from God and are not accountable to their subjects; rebellion is the worst of political crimes divine right , divine right of kings
test procedure in which the identity of those receiving the intervention is concealed from both the administrators and the subjects until after the test is completed; designed to reduce or eliminate bias in the results double blind
first-class honours degree in two subjects double first
experimental procedure in which neither the subjects of the experiment nor the persons administering the experiment know the critical aspects of the experiment double-blind experiment , double-blind procedure , double-blind study
education in elementary subjects (reading and writing and arithmetic) provided to young students at a grade school elementary education
use of a series of subjects with a single predicate hypozeugma
projective tests using bilaterally symmetrical inkblots; subjects state what they see in the inkblot inkblot test , Rorschach , Rorschach test
academic subjects, relating to two or more interdisciplinary
king of France who was popular with his subjects (1462-1515) Louis XII
(religion) contemplation of spiritual matters (usually on religious or philosophical subjects) meditation
continuous and profound contemplation or musing on a subject or series of subjects of a deep or abstruse nature meditation , speculation
someone who subjects others to unwanted or improper sexual activities molester
(law) an answer of `no contest' by a defendant who does not admit guilt but that subjects him to conviction nolo contendere , non vult
person of authority who subjects others to undue pressures oppressor
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