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connoisseur connoisseur
/ˌkɑ nə ˈsɜr /

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  • superstition superstition  /ˌsu pər ˈstɪ ʃən/ ?  an irrational belief arising from ignorance or fear

    superstition meaning(s) 

    • (n) an irrational belief arising from ignorance or fear

    superstition usage(s)

    1. During the game, his Yankees teammates abided by the superstition that no one was to talk to the pitcher throwing a no-hitter, lest they would jinx the history unfolding before them.
    2. Columbus boldly sailed through the curtain of fear and superstition that had kept men from trying the dread Atlantic crossing.
  • superstitious superstitious  /ˌsu pər ˈstɪ ʃəs/ ?  showing ignorance of the laws of nature and faith in…
  • superstitious notion superstitious notion  an irrational belief arising from ignorance or fear
  • superstitiously superstitiously  in a superstitious manner
  • superstrata superstrata  any stratum or layer superimposed on another
  • superstrate superstrate  any stratum or layer superimposed on another
  • superstratum superstratum  any stratum or layer superimposed on another
  • superstring superstring  a hypothetical particle that is the elementary particle in a theory of space-time
  • superstructure superstructure  /ˈsu pər ˌstrək tʃər/ ?  structure consisting of the part of a ship above…
  • supersymmetry supersymmetry  (physics) a theory that tries to link the four fundamental forces
  • supertanker supertanker  /ˈsu pər ˌtæŋ kər/ ?  the largest class of oil tankers
  • supertax supertax  /ˈsju pə tæks/ ?  an additional tax on certain kinds of income that has already been…
  • supertitle supertitle  translation of the words of a foreign opera (or choral work) projected on a…
  • supertonic supertonic  /ˈsju pə ˈtɑ nɪk/ ?  (music) the second note of a diatonic scale
  • supertwister supertwister  the most powerful tornado which can create enormously devastating damage
  • supervene supervene  /ˌsju pə'vin/ ?  take place as an additional or unexpected development
  • supervene upon supervene upon  take the place or move into the position of
  • supervention supervention  a following on in addition
  • supervise supervise  /ˈsu pər ˌvaɪz/ ?  watch and direct
  • supervised supervised  /ˈsu pər ˌvaɪzd/ ?  under observation or under the direction of a superintendent…
  • supervising supervising  /ˈsu pər ˌvaɪ zɪŋ/ ?  management by overseeing the performance or operation of…
  • supervision supervision  /ˌsu pər ˈvɪ ʒən/ ?  management by overseeing the performance or operation of…
  • supervisor supervisor  /ˈsu pər ˌvaɪ zər/ ?  one who supervises or has charge and direction of
  • supervisor call instruction supervisor call instruction  an instruction that interrupts the program being…
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