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furtive furtive
/ˈfɜr tɪv /


  • humanitarian humanitarian  /ˌhju ˌmæ nə ˈtɛ ri ən/ ?  someone devoted to the promotion of human welfare and…

    humanitarian meaning(s) 

    1. (n) someone devoted to the promotion of human welfare and to social reforms
    2. (n) an advocate of the principles of humanism; someone concerned with the interests and welfare of humans
    3. (adj) marked by humanistic values and devotion to human welfare
    4. (adj) of or relating to or characteristic of humanitarianism


    humanitarian usage(s)

    1. Iraqi women reach out to receive humanitarian aid.
    2. Paul Newman, the great actor and humanitarian, died at the age of 83.
  • humanitarianism humanitarianism  /hju ˌmæ nɪ ˈtɛə rɪə nɪ zəm/ ?  the doctrine that people's duty is to promote…
  • humanities humanities  /hju ˈmæ nɪ tiz/ ?  studies intended to provide general knowledge and intellectual…
  • humanity humanity  /hju ˈmæ nɪ ti/ ?  the quality of being humane
  • humanization humanization  /ˌhju mə naɪ ˈzɛɪ ʃən/ ?  the act of making more human
  • humanize humanize  /ˈhju mə ˌnaɪz/ ?  make more humane
  • humankind humankind  /ˈhju mən ˌkaɪnd/ ?  all of the living human inhabitants of the earth
  • humanlike humanlike  suggesting human characteristics for animals or inanimate things
  • humanly humanly  /ˈhju mən li/ ?  in the manner of human beings
  • humanness humanness  /ˈhjumənNəs/ ?  the quality of being human
  • humanoid humanoid  an automaton that resembles a human being
  • humans humans  /ˈhju mənz/ ?  all of the living human inhabitants of the earth
  • humate humate  material that is high in humic acids
  • humber humber  /ˈhəm bər/ ?  an estuary in central northeastern England formed by the Ouse River and…
  • humber bridge humber bridge  a suspension bridge at Hull, England; 4,626 feet long
  • humble humble  /ˈhəm bəl/ ?  cause to be unpretentious
  • humble plant humble plant  prostrate or semi-erect subshrub of tropical America, and Australia; heavily…
  • humblebee humblebee  robust hairy social bee of temperate regions
  • humbled humbled  /ˈhəm bəld/ ?  subdued or brought low in condition or status
  • humbleness humbleness  the state of being humble and unimportant
  • humbling humbling  /ˈhəm bə lɪŋ/ ?  causing awareness of your shortcomings
  • humbly humbly  /ˈhəmb li/ ?  in a humble manner
  • humboldt humboldt  /ˈhəm ˌboʊlt/ ?  German philologist noted for his studies of the relation between language…
  • humboldt current humboldt current  a cold ocean current that flows north along the Pacific Coast of South…
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