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May 30, 2020
74%    26%    #81 votes

What does quacksalver mean?

One falsely claiming to possess medical or other skills, especially one who dispenses potions, ointments, etc. supposedly having curative powers.

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May 29, 2020
69%    31%    #72 votes

What does mitigation mean?

extenuation, mitigation, palliation(noun)
to act in such a way as to cause an offense to seem less serious

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May 28, 2020
69%    31%    #101 votes

What does Indomitable mean?

indomitable, never-say-die, unsubduable(adj)
impossible to subdue

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May 27, 2020
59%    41%    #92 votes

What does yearn mean?

hanker, long, yearn(verb)
desire strongly or persistently

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May 26, 2020
53%    47%    #178 votes

What does turbulent mean?

disruptive, riotous, troubled, tumultuous, turbulent(adj)
characterized by unrest or disorder or insubordination

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May 25, 2020
56%    44%    #209 votes

What does sequencing mean?

the procedure of determining the order of amino acids in the polypeptide chain of a protein (protein sequencing) or of nucleotides in a DNA section comprising a gene (gene sequencing)

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May 24, 2020
56%    44%    #269 votes

What does aetiological mean?

etiological, etiologic, aetiological, aetiologic(adj)
of or relating to the philosophical study of causation

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