Word of the Day
indigent indigent
/ˈɪn dɪ dʒənt /

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  • ascent ascent  /ə ˈsɛnt/ ?  an upward slope or grade (as in a road)

    ascent meaning(s) 

    1. (n) an upward slope or grade (as in a road)
    2. (n) a movement upward
    3. (n) the act of changing location in an upward direction

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    ascent usage(s)

    1. That ascent, and Messner's subsequent conquest of the world's 13 other peaks of 8,000 m or more, set the gold standard for mountaineering.
    2. Chinese diplomats insist their homeland's ascent shouldn't threaten the rest of the world.
  • ascertain ascertain  /ˌæ sər ˈteɪn/ ?  establish after a calculation, investigation, experiment, survey,…
  • ascertainable ascertainable  /ˌæ sə ˈtɛɪ nə bl/ ?  capable of being ascertained or found out
  • ascertained ascertained  /ˌæ sər ˈteɪnd/ ?  discovered or determined by scientific observation
  • asceses asceses  rigorous self-denial and active self-restraint
  • ascesis ascesis  rigorous self-denial and active self-restraint
  • ascetic ascetic  /ə ˈsɛ tɪk/ ?  someone who practices self denial as a spiritual discipline
  • ascetical ascetical  /ə ˈsɛ tɪ kəl/ ?  pertaining to or characteristic of an ascetic or the practice of…
  • ascetically ascetically  in an ascetic manner
  • asceticism asceticism  /ə ˈsɛ tɪ sɪ zəm/ ?  the doctrine that through renunciation of worldly pleasures…
  • asch asch  /ˈæʃ/ ?  United States writer (born in Poland) who wrote in Yiddish (1880-1957)
  • aschelminthes aschelminthes  unsegmented worms: roundworms; threadworms; eelworms
  • asci asci  saclike structure in which ascospores are formed through sexual reproduction of ascomycetes
  • ascidiaceae ascidiaceae  sometimes classified as an order: sea squirts
  • ascidian ascidian  minute sedentary marine invertebrate having a saclike body with siphons through…
  • ascidian tadpole ascidian tadpole  free-swimming larva of ascidians; they have a tail like a tadpole…
  • ascii ascii  /ˈæ ski/ ?  (computer science) a code for information exchange between computers made by…
  • ascii character ascii character  any member of the standard code for representing characters by binary…
  • ascii character set ascii character set  (computer science) 128 characters that make up the ASCII coding…
  • ascii control character ascii control character  ASCII characters to indicate carriage return or tab or…
  • ascii text file ascii text file  a text file that contains only ASCII characters without special formatting
  • ascites ascites  accumulation of serous fluid in peritoneal cavity
  • ascitic ascitic  of or relating to or resulting from an abnormal accumulation of protein and electrolyte…
  • asclepia meadii asclepia meadii  milkweed of central North America; a threatened species
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