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querulous querulous
/ˈkwɛ rə ləs /

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  • diary diary  /ˈdaɪ ə ri/ ?  a daily written record of (usually personal) experiences and observations

    diary meaning(s) 

    1. (n) a daily written record of (usually personal) experiences and observations
    2. (n) a personal journal (as a physical object)

    diary usage(s)

    1. The government used excerpts from the diary to convict French Agitator Jules Regis Debray for aiding the guerrillas.
    2. Perhaps no document could have lived up to such advance billing; the Ciano diary did not even come close.
  • diary keeper diary keeper  someone who keeps a diary or journal
  • dias dias  /ˈdaɪ əz/ ?  Portuguese explorer who in 1488 was the first European to get round the Cape of…
  • diaspididae diaspididae  armored scales
  • diaspora diaspora  /daɪ ˈæ spə rə/ ?  the body of Jews (or Jewish communities) outside Palestine or modern…
  • diastases diastases  separation of an epiphysis from the long bone to which it is normally attached…
  • diastasis diastasis  separation of an epiphysis from the long bone to which it is normally attached…
  • diastema diastema  a gap or vacant space between two teeth
  • diastemata diastemata  a gap or vacant space between two teeth
  • diastole diastole  /daɪ ˈæ stə ˌli/ ?  the widening of the chambers of the heart between two contractions…
  • diastolic diastolic  /ˌdaɪ ə ˈstɑ lɪk/ ?  of or relating to a diastole or happening during a diastole
  • diastolic pressure diastolic pressure  the blood pressure (as measured by a sphygmomanometer) after the…
  • diastrophism diastrophism  /daɪ ˈæ strə ˌfɪ zəm/ ?  the process of deformation that produces continents and…
  • diathermy diathermy  /ˈdaɪ ə ˌθɜr mi/ ?  a method of physical therapy that involves generating local heat…
  • diathermy machine diathermy machine  a medical instrument for local heating of bodily tissues for medical…
  • diathesis diathesis  constitutional predisposition to a particular disease or abnormality
  • diathses diathses  constitutional predisposition to a particular disease or abnormality
  • diatom diatom  /ˈdaɪ ə təm/ ?  microscopic unicellular marine or freshwater colonial alga having cell walls…
  • diatomaceous earth diatomaceous earth  a light soil consisting of siliceous diatom remains and often used…
  • diatomic diatomic  /ˌdaɪ ə ˈtɑ mɪk/ ?  of or relating to a molecule made up of two atoms
  • diatomite diatomite  a light soil consisting of siliceous diatom remains and often used as a filtering…
  • diatomophyceae diatomophyceae  marine and freshwater eukaryotic algae: diatoms
  • diatonic diatonic  /ˌdaɪ ə ˈtɑ nɪk/ ?  based on the standard major or minor scales consisting of 5 tones…
  • diatonic scale diatonic scale  a scale with eight notes in an octave; all but two are separated by whole…
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