successive

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successive stages of chills and fever that is a symptom of malaria ague , chills and fever
successive change from one thing or state to another and back again alternation
repetition of word or phrase in successive verses or paragraphs anaphora
repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of successive clauses anaphora , epanaphora
chronological account of events in successive years annals , chronological record
period between successive perigees; approximately 27.5546 days anomalistic month
(biology) growth in the thickness of a cell wall by the deposit of successive layers of material apposition
mechanical system in a factory whereby an article is conveyed through sites at which successive operations are performed on it assembly line , line , production line
repetition of similar vowels in the stressed syllables of successive words assonance , vowel rhyme
blank character used to separate successive words in writing or printing blank , space
canal in successive vertebrae through which the spinal cord passes canalis vertebralis , spinal canal , vertebral canal
crop that grows quickly (e.g. lettuce) and can be planted between two regular crops grown in successive seasons or between two rows of crops in the same season catch crop
projects successive frames from a reel of film to create moving pictures cine projector , film projector , movie projector
poetry, two successive rhyming lines in couplet
stanza consisting of two successive lines of verse; usually rhymed couplet
increasing by successive addition cumulative
dominant course (suggestive of running water) of successive events or ideas current , flow , stream
tie in tennis or table tennis that requires winning two successive points to win the game deuce
passing down through successive stages of time or a process devolution
stages, passing down through successive devolution
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