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consign, consigned, consigning, consigns.verbs
transitive verb use.to give over to the care of another or something (consigned, as it were, to to another party to sell); entrust; to turn over permanently to another's charge or to a lasting condition; commit irrevocably; to deliver (merchandise, for example) for custody or sale; to set apart, as for a special use or purpose; assign; commit
intransitive verb use.to submit; consent

calm, calmer, calmest.adjectives
nearly or completely motionless; undisturbed (the calm surface of the lake); not excited or agitated; composed (the President was calm throughout the global crisis); self-composed; self-possessed
an absence or cessation of motion; stillness; serenity; tranquillity; peace
calm, calmed, calming, calms.transitive and intransitive use
to make or become calm or quiet (after the storm, the air calmed) 

collide, collided, colliding, collides.intransitive verbs
to come together with violent, direct impact; to meet in opposition; conflict

the act or process of colliding; a crash or conflict
Physics:.a brief dynamic event consisting of the close approach of two or more particles, such as atoms, resulting in an abrupt change of momentum or exchange of energy

clash, clashed, clashing, clashes.verbs
intransitive verb use.to collide with a loud, harsh, usually metallic noise (cymbals clashing); to come into conflict; be in opposition.(an eyewitness account that clashed with published reports); to create an unpleasant visual impression when placed together (colors that clash)
transitive verb use.to strike together with a loud, harsh, metallic noise
a loud, harsh noise, such as that made by two metal objects in collision; a conflict, as between opposing or irreconcilable ideas; discord

condescend, condescended, condescending, condescends.intransitive verbs
to descend.to the level of one considered inferior; lower oneself; stoop; to deal with people in a patronizingly.superior.manner; condescending.adjective
displaying a patronizingly.superior.attitude
the act of condescending or an instance of it; patronizingly.superior.behavior or attitude (he walked around with an overtone of superiority)

free from prejudice; impartial; characterized by openness and sincerity of expression; unreservedly straightforward.(I gave them my candid opinion); frank; not presented as sugared sop or sickeningly rehearsed
an unposed informal photograph

frankness or sincerity of expression; openness; freedom from prejudice; impartiality

coax, coaxed, coaxing, coaxes.verbs.(pronounced 'cokes', 'cokest', 'coke zing', 'coke siz')
transitive verb use.to persuade or try to persuade by pleading or flattery; cajole; to obtain by persistent.persuasion.(coaxed the secret out of her)
intransitive verb use.to use persuasion or inducement
coax.noun.(pronounced 'co axe')
a coaxial cable
having or mounted on a common.axis

cells are the smallest structured entities capable of independent functioning; they have life processes, such as taking in food for nutrition, waste removal and reproduction; a cell consists of one or more nuclei, cytoplasm and various organelles, all surrounded by a semipermeable cell membrane; all living things are composed of cells; cell organisms that are so tiny they must be seen under a microscope, such as bacteria and protozoa are unicellular which means they consist of only one cell; there are many kinds of cells, a few more being B cells, T cells, prokaryotes, red blood cells
often contrasted with humoral; relating.to.or.being the part of immunity or the immune response that is mediated.primarily by T cells, which are white blood cells; date of word, 1967
cell-mediated immune response.noun,.plural.cell-mediated immune responses
also called cellular immune response; the immune response produced when sensitized T cells directly attack foreign antigens and secrete.lymphokines that initiate the body's humoral immune response

in computers, a basic unit of storage in a computer memory that can hold one unit of information, such as a character or word; a geographic area or zone surrounding a transmitter in a cellular telephone system (the cell phone with its dangerous radiation); a cell is also a single unit that converts radiant energy into electric energy (a solar cell)in electricity, a cell is a single unit for electrolysis or conversion of a chemical into electric energy, usually consisting of a container with electrodes and an electrolyte; also called electrochemical cell

a narrow, confining room, as in a prison or convent; a small enclosed cavity or space, such as a compartment in a honeycomb cell, celled, celling, cells.verbs.
transitive verb use.to put or confine in a cell; to store in a honeycomb
intransitive verb use.to live in or share a cell

chic, chicer, chicest.adjectives (pronounced 'sheek')
conforming to the current fashion; stylish (chic clothes; a chic boutique); adopting or setting current fashions and styles; sophisticated.(chic, well-dressed young executive type women); fashionable
the quality or state of being stylish; fashionableness; sophistication in dress and manner; elegance

eager to learn more (curious investigative reporters; a trap door that made me curious); inquisitive

a desire to know or learn; a desire to know about things of interest; nosiness; a strange or odd.aspect

a courtesan was a woman who had sexual relationships with rich and powerful men for money (ancient Delilah was one of these prostitutes with a courtly, wealthy or upper-class clientele)

courtly, courtlier, courtliest.adjectives
suitable for a royal court; stately (courtly furniture and pictures); elegant; refined (courtly manners); flattering in an insincere way; obsequious
in a courtly manner; elegantly or politely

court, courted, courting, courts.verbs
transitive verb use.to try to gain the love or affections of for a relationship; to attempt to gain; seek (courting a fine young lady for a lifetime relationship); to attempt to gain the favor of by attention (a salesperson courting a potential customer); to behave so as to invite or incur.(courts disaster by driving with poor brakes); to court a particular person, group or country means to try to please them or improve your relations with them, often so that they will do something that you want them to do; if you court something such as publicity or popularity, you try to attract it; iIf you court something unpleasant such as disaster or unpopularity, you act in a way that makes it likely to happen
intransitive verb use.to pursue a courtship; woo
the act, process or period of courting
an extent of open ground partially or completely enclosed by walls or buildings; a courtyard; a large open section of a building, often with a glass roof or skylight; a general.term.applied to the large palaces.ancient.kings.resided in; in law, a person or body of persons whose task is to hear and submit a decision on cases at law; the building, hall or room in which such cases are heard and determined; a session of a judicial assembly. 
Sports:.an open, level area marked with appropriate lines, upon which a game, such as tennis, handball or basketball, is played

a coupler is two items of the same kind; a pair; something that joins or connects two things together; a link; two people united, as by agreeement, such as a relationship agreement; betrothal or marriage; two people together (the girls said here comes a couple of guys we may be interested in)
couple, coupled, coupling, couples.verbs
transitive verb useo link together; connect (coupled her refusal with an explanation); to join in sexual.union

converge, converged, converging, converges.verbs
intransitive verb use.to tend toward or approach an intersecting point (lines that converge); to come together from different directions; meet (the avenues converge at a central square); to tend toward or achieve union or a common conclusion or result
transitive verb use.to cause to converge; incline together
the act, condition, quality or fact of converging
Mathematics:.the property or manner of approaching a limit, such as a point, line, surface or value; the point of converging; a meeting place (a town at the convergence of two rivers)
Biology:.convergent evolution: the adaptive evolution of superficially similar structures, such as the wings of birds and insects, in unrelated species subjected to similar environments

concentrate, concentrated, concentrating, concentrates.verbs
transitive verb use.to direct or draw toward a common center; focus; to direct one's attention to be on; to bring into one main body (authority concentrated in the majority will of free men selecting representatives for re presentation of their ideas and further implementation); to make a solution or mixture less dilute (concentrated orange juice)
intransitive verb use.to converge.toward or meet in a common center; to direct one's thoughts or attention (we concentrated on the task before us)

a product that has been concentrated, especially a food that has been reduced in volume or bulk by the removal of liquid (pineapple juice concentrate)

the act or process of concentrating, especially the fixing of close, undivided attention; the condition of being concentrated; something that has been concentrated (the amount of glucose concentration in the blood stream; the frozen juice contains both concentrated apple and pineapple juice); the amount of a specified substance in a unit amount of another substance (the juice drink contained an amount of concentrated orange juice)

cranky, crankier, crankiest.adjectives
having a bad disposition; peevish

a device for transmitting.rotary.motion, consisting of a handle or arm attached at right angles to a shaft; a grouchy person
crank, cranked, cranking, cranks.verbs
transitive verb use.to start or operate an engine, for example by turning a handle; to move or operate a window, for example by or as if by turning a handle; to provide with a handle that is used in turning
intransitive verb use.to turn a handle
of,being.or.produced by an eccentric person (a crank letter; a crank phone call)
crank out.phrasal verb
to produce, especially mechanically and rapidly (cranks out memo after memo)
crank up.phrasal verb
to cause to start or get started as if by turning a crank (cranked up her efforts to finish the work); to cause to intensify, as in volume or force (cranks up the sound on the stereo)

a shaft that turns or is turned by a crank

a line that deviates from straightness in a smooth, continuous fashion; a surface that deviates from planarity in a smooth, continuous.fashion; something.characterized by such a line or surface, especially a rounded line or contour of the human body; a relatively smooth bend in a road or other course; a line representing.data on a graph; a trend.derived from or as if from such a graph; a graphic representation showing the relative performance of individuals as measured against each other, used especially as a method of grading students in which the assignment of grades is based on predetermined.proportions of students; in baseball, a curve ball; a trick or deception
Mathematics:.the graph of a function on a coordinate.plane; the intersection of two surfaces in three dimensions
curve, curved, curving, curves.verbs
intransitive verb use.to move in or take the shape of a curve (the path curves around the lake)
transitive verb use.to cause to curve; bend; in baseball, to pitch a curve ball to; to grade students, for example, on a curve curvy.adjective

existing at or before birth; acquired at birth or during uterine development, as a result of either.hereditary or environmental.influences; innate; being an essential.characteristic as if by nature; inherent