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nascent nascent
/ˈneɪ sənt /

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  • diatribe diatribe  /ˈdaɪ ə ˌtraɪb/ ?  thunderous verbal attack

    diatribe meaning(s) 

    • (n) thunderous verbal attack

    diatribe usage(s)

    1. Speaker after speaker poured diatribe over the drug mafia but few suggested any method to combat the menace.
    2. Saner voices are required; launching into a diatribe will not help resolve the problem.
  • diaz diaz  /ˈdi ˌæz/ ?  Portuguese explorer who in 1488 was the first European to get round the Cape of…
  • diazepam diazepam  a tranquilizer (trade name Valium) used to relieve anxiety and relax muscles;…
  • diazo diazo  /daɪ ˈæ ˌzoʊ/ ?  relating to or containing diazonium
  • diazoes diazoes  relating to or containing diazonium
  • diazonium diazonium  the univalent cation R-N:N- (where R is an aromatic hydrocarbon); found in salts…
  • diazotize diazotize  convert (an amine) into a diazo compound
  • diazoxide diazoxide  vasodilator (trade name Hyperstat) used to treat severe hypertension
  • dibasic acid dibasic acid  an acid containing two replaceable hydrogen atoms per molecule
  • dibasic salt dibasic salt  a salt derived by replacing two hydrogen atoms per molecule
  • dibber dibber  /ˈdɪ bə/ ?  a wooden hand tool with a pointed end; used to make holes in the ground…
  • dibble dibble  /ˈdɪ bəl/ ?  a wooden hand tool with a pointed end; used to make holes in the ground…
  • dibbuk dibbuk  (Jewish folklore) a demon that enters the body of a living person and controls that…
  • dibbukkim dibbukkim  (Jewish folklore) a demon that enters the body of a living person and controls…
  • dibrach dibrach  a metrical unit with unstressed-unstressed syllables
  • dibranch dibranch  cephalopods having two gills
  • dibranchia dibranchia  comprising all living cephalopods except the family Nautilidae: the orders…
  • dibranchiata dibranchiata  comprising all living cephalopods except the family Nautilidae: the orders…
  • dibranchiate dibranchiate  cephalopods having two gills
  • dibranchiate mollusk dibranchiate mollusk  cephalopods having two gills
  • dibs dibs  /ˈdɪbz/ ?  a claim of rights
  • dibucaine dibucaine  a local anesthetic that is administered by injection
  • dicamptodon dicamptodon  salamanders found near cold streams throughout the year
  • dicamptodon ensatus dicamptodon ensatus  large (to 7 inches) salamander of western North America
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