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African tree supposed to mark healthful regions Acacia xanthophloea , fever tree
medium that was once supposed to fill all space and to support the propagation of electromagnetic waves aether , ether
proof, supposed but without alleged , hypothetical
strong emotion; a feeling that is oriented toward some real or supposed grievance anger , choler , ire
belligerence aroused by a real or supposed wrong (personified as one of the deadly sins) anger , ira , ire , wrath
time at which something is supposed to begin beginning , commencement , first , get-go , kickoff , offset , outset , showtime , start , starting time
area in the western Atlantic Ocean where many ships and planes are supposed to have been mysteriously lost Bermuda Triangle
code name for a small computerized heat-seeking missile that was supposed to intercept and destroy enemy missiles brilliant pebble
small piece of paper that is supposed to be removed when a hole is punched in a card or paper tape chad
time period beginning with the supposed year of Christ's birth Christian era , Common era
gymnospermous flowering plants; supposed link between conifers and angiosperms; in some systems classified as a class (Gnetopsida) and in others as a subdivision (Gnetophytina or Gnetophyta) class Gnetopsida , Gnetophyta , Gnetophytina , Gnetopsida , subdivision Gnetophytina
nonperformance of something distasteful (as by deceit or trickery) that you are supposed to do dodging , escape , evasion
line made up of dots or dashes; often used to indicate where you are supposed to sign a contract dotted line
(spiritualism) a substance supposed to emanate from the body of the medium during a trance ectoplasm
calling up supposed supernatural forces by spells and incantations evocation , summoning
type genus of Scrophulariaceae; named for the plants' supposed ability to cure scrofula: figworts genus Scrophularia , Scrophularia
anything that is supposed to be valuable but turns out to be worthless goldbrick
alcoholic drink supposed to cure a hangover hair of the dog
soldier of the American Revolution who was hanged as a spy by the British; his last words were supposed to have been `I only regret that I have but one life to give for my country' (1755-1776) Hale , Nathan Hale
tiny fully formed individual that (according to the discredited theory of preformation) is supposed to be present in the sperm cell homunculus
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