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wor·ship n. (wûr'shĭp)

a. The reverent love and devotion accorded a deity, an idol, or a sacred object. b. The ceremonies, prayers, or other religious forms by which this love is expressed. 2. Ardent devotion; adoration. 3. often Worship Chiefly British Used as a form of address for magistrates, mayors, and v. v. certain other dignitaries: Your Worship. wor·shiped or wor·shipped, wor·ship·ing or wor·ship·ping,wor·ships tr.

1. To honor and love as a deity.
2. To regard with ardent or adoring esteem or devotion. v. intr.

1. To participate in religious rites of worship.
2. To perform an act of worship. cor·po·rate adj. America. 2. Of or relating to a corporation: corporate assets; corporate culture. 3. United or combined into one body; collective: made a corporate effort to finish the job. 4. Of or relating to a corporative government or political system. (kôr'pər-ĭt, kôr'prĭt)

1. Formed into a corporation; incorporated: the corporate companies of industrial

[Latin corporātus, past participle of corporāre, to make into a body, from corpus, corpor, body; see kwrep- in Indo-European roots.] cor'po·rate·ly adv.

ob·ject n.

(ŏb'jĭkt, -jěkt')

1. Something perceptible by one or more of the senses, especially by vision or touch; a
material thing. 2. A focus of attention, feeling, thought, or action: an object of contempt.

see ob. (əb-jěkt') ob·ject·ed. such as an onscreen graphic. usually by presenting arguments against it. A system of ideas of right and wrong conduct: religious morality. v. To expostulate is to express objection in the form of earnest reasoning: The teacher expostulated with them on the foolhardiness of their behavior. Philosophy Something intelligible or perceptible by the mind. The quality of being in accord with standards of right or good conduct. A noun. . Computer Science A discrete item that can be selected and maneuvered. Synonyms: These verbs mean to express opposition to something. complaints. mô-) n. or noun phrase that receives or is affected by the action of a verb within a sentence.in Indo-European roots. from Old French objecter. frequentative of obicere. Grammar a. procedures necessary to operate on that data. from Middle English obiecten. Christian morality. In object-oriented programming. but the president demurred. tr. The purpose. ob·ject·ing. A noun or substantive governed by a preposition. pronoun. to throw. ob·jects intr. raise an objection: objected to the 1. hinder : ob-. pl. See Also Synonyms atintention. To present a dissenting or opposing argument..+iacere. V. toward. from Medieval Latin obiectum. 5. To put forward in or as a reason for opposition. objects include data and the v. . Protest suggests strong opposition. 2. from neuter past participle of Latinobicere. [Middle English. 6. or goal of a specific action or effort: the object of the game. To demur is to raise an objection that may delay decision or action: We proposed a revote. aim. mo·ral·i·ties 1. mo·ral·i·ty (mə-rāl'ĭ-tē. 2. v. b.3. from Latin obiectāre. or reproof: "The people of Connecticut . testimony of the witness.thing put before the mind. before.] ob·jec'tor n. usually forthrightly expressed: The citizens protested against the tax hike. . 4. Remonstrate implies the presentation of objections. To be averse to or express disapproval of something: objects to modern materialism. to put before. see yē. remonstrated against the bill" (George Bancroft). Objectimplies the expression of disapproval or distaste: "Freedom of the press in Britain is freedom to print such of the proprietor's prejudices as the advertisers don't object to" (Hannen Swaffer). from Old French. offer as criticism:They objected that discipline was lacking.

4. a. Forfeiture of something highly valued for the sake of one considered to have a greater value or claim. The act of offering something to a deity in propitiation or homage. Relinquishment of something at less than its presumed value.3. Something so forfeited. g. . c. Forfeiture of something highly valued for the sake of one considered to have a greater value or claim. Something so relinquished. Virtuous conduct. Baseball A sacrifice bunt or sacrifice fly. Relinquishment of something at less than its presumed value. c. especially the ritual slaughter of an animal or a person. A rule or lesson in moral conduct. d. sac·ri·ficed. c. b. sac·ri·fic·ing. A loss so sustained. e. f. a. Something so forfeited. d. sac·ri·fic·es v. A loss so sustained. a. A loss so sustained. Something so relinquished. 4. Something so relinquished. 2. (sāk'rə-fīs') 1. b. Relinquishment of something at less than its presumed value. 3. A victim offered in this way. e. b. tr. v. sac·ri·fice n.

a. c. 6. Thanksgiving Thanksgiving Day. Such scores considered as a group: We keep our music in a stack near the piano. harmony.] sac'ri·fic'er n. v. rhythm. (stīl) .sacred. to make. b. 2. as through melody. style n. thanks·giv·ing n. An act of giving thanks. 5. an expression of gratitude. Baseball To make a sacrifice bunt or sacrifice fly. A musical composition. from Old French. A musical accompaniment. To sell or give away at a loss.1. To forfeit (one thing) for another thing considered to be of greater value. and timbre. thanksgiving. intr.in Indo-European roots. from Latin sacrificium : sacer. Vocal or instrumental sounds possessing a degree of melody. To make or offer a sacrifice. The art of arranging sounds in time so as to produce a continuous. 4. (thāngks-gĭv'ĭng) 1. or rhythm. 1. and evocative composition. A particular category or kind of music. unified. 3. 2. (myōō'zĭk) 1. see dhē. To offer as a sacrifice to a deity. An aesthetically pleasing or harmonious sound or combination of sounds: the music of the wind in the pines. see sacred + facere. The written or printed score for such a composition. especially to God: a hymn of 2. harmony. mu·sic n. [Middle English. 3. 2.

The fashion of the moment. type: a style of furniture. A quality of imagination and individuality expressed in one's actions and tastes: does things with style.1. a. The way in which something is said. b. A comfortable and elegant mode of existence: living in style. tr. expressed. 9. The needle of a phonograph. a stylet. See Synonyms at fashion. or bristlelike process: a cartilaginous style. 14. See Synonyms at fashion. including usage. The combination of distinctive features of literary or artistic expression. f. . A particular fashion: the style of the 1920s. 7. A slender pointed writing instrument used by the ancients on wax tablets. or performed: a style of speech and writing. The fashion of the moment. 11. b. typography. 2. c. 6. group. A customary manner of presenting printed material. Medicine A surgical probing instrument. tubular. execution. done. An implement used for etching or engraving. 5. A particular fashion: the style of the 1920s. situated between the ovary and the stigma. c. or performance characterizing a particular person. especially of dress. 13. Zoology A slender. a title. or era. styl·ing. 8. An implement used for etching or engraving. A form of address. Obsolete A pen. a. e. 4. a. school. d. 10. 3. An implement used for etching or engraving. styled.v. A mode of living: the style of the very rich. The gnomon of a sundial. Sort. styles A slender pointed writing instrument used by the ancients on wax tablets. d. vogue. spelling. 15. especially of dress. vogue. and arrangement. Botany The usually slender part of a pistil. 12. punctuation. A slender pointed writing instrument used by the ancients on wax tablets. b.

glo·ries To rejoice triumphantly. exult: a sports team that gloried in its hard-won victory. or aureole. scientific. 5. A highly praiseworthy asset: Your wit is your crowning glory. 8. Majestic beauty and splendor. 3. especially when established by precedent.teacher. 6. A statement of official government policy. as by a group of philosophers: the legal doctrine of due process. . designate: George VI styled his brother Duke of Windsor. A rule or principle of law. praise. perfect happiness. dogma. A principle or body of principles presented for acceptance or belief. advanced. glōr'ē) n. Great honor.] styl'er n. from Latin doctrīna. or accepted. nimbus. To call or name. To make consistent with rules of style: style a manuscript. church dogma. 4. Something conferring honor or renown. pointed instrument used for writing. pl. one of the tenets of the physical sciences. glo·ry·ing. from Old French.v. spike. glo·ry (glôr'ē. especially in foreign affairs and military strategy. see doctor. 4. styl'ing n. glo·ries 1. Archaic Something taught. from doctor. from Old French. (dŏk'trĭn) 1. political. 3. experimentation. or philosophic group. renown. 3. enjoyment. style. resplendence: The sun set in a blaze of glory. see stylus. To give style to: style hair. Also called gloriole. [Middle English. from Latin stylus. A height of achievement. or prosperity: ancient Rome in its greatest glory.1. praise. [Middle English. stilus.. 2. The splendor and bliss of heaven. or distinction accorded by common consent. 7.] Synonyms: These nouns denote a principle taught. glo·ried. as by a religious. and thanksgiving offered in worship. 2. a teaching. intr. doc·trine n. 2. A halo. Adoration.

from Old French. from Latin glōria.] .[Middle English glorie.

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