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anecdote.noun,.plural.anecdotes or anecdota
a short account of an interesting or humorous incident
secret or hitherto undivulged particulars of history or biography
of, characterized by or full of anecdotes

something attached to another in a dependent or subordinate position; appendage
Grammar: a clause or phrase added to a sentence that, while not essential to the sentence's structure, amplifies its meaning, such as for several hours in 'we waited for several hours'

being or representing the entire or total number, amount or quantity (all the windows are open; deal all the cards); whole; constituting, being or representing the total extent or the whole (all Christendom); being the utmost possible of (in all he did the best he could); every (he got into all manner of art); the word 'all' is also used as a limited term; any whatsoever (beyond all doubt); finished; used up (the apples were all in the fridge till the kids ate them); being more than one (who all came to the party?)
Spurgeon’s clarification on the meaning of “all.”

Does the word 'all' always mean all, such as in some of these Bible scriptures, like.Ephesians 3:9 "And to make all men see...".and.1Timothy 2:6 "Who gave himself a ransom for all...".and.John 12:19 "...the world is gone after him.".and.1John 5:19 "...the whole world lies in wickedness.".and.Matthew 3:5,6 "...Jerusalem and all Judaea and all the region round about Jordan were baptized by him in Jordan."

Charles H. Spurgeon on the word 'all. The words 'world' and 'all' are used in some seven or eight places in Scripture. It is very rarely that 'all' means all people, taken individually. The words are generally used to signify that Christ has redeemed some of all sorts, some Jews, some Gentiles, some rich, some poor and has not restricted his redemption to either Jew or Gentile.
the whole of one's fortune, resources or energy; everything one has (the hockey team gave their all)
the entire or total number, amount or quantity; totality (all of us went to the mountains; all that I have is yours); everyone everything (justice for all has become a hollow platitude)
wholly; completely (a room painted all white; blueprints that were all correct); each; apiece (a score of five all); so much (I am all the better for that experience)
all along.idiom
from the beginning; throughout (saw through the con job all along)
all but.idiom
nearly; almost (all but finished with that report)
all done in.idiom
tired; exhausted

all in all
everything being taken into account (all in all, the fresh produce stand of fruits and vegetables did pretty well in sales this year)
all of.idiom
not more than (a conversation that took all of five minutes)
all that.idiom
Usage note: the construction 'all that' is used informally in questions and negative sentences to mean 'to the degree expected', as in 'I know it won an Oscar, but the film is not all that exciting'.
   Sentences of the form 'All X's are not Y' may be ambiguous. 'All of the departments did not file a report' may mean that some departments did not file or that none did. If the first meaning is intended, it can be unambiguously expressed by the sentence 'Not all of the departments filed a report'. If the second meaning is intended, a paraphrase such as 'None of the departments filed a report' or 'All of the departments failed to file a report can be used'. Note that the same problem can arise with other universal terms like 'every' in negated sentences, as in the ambiguous 'Every department did not file a report'. See Usage note at every. See more Usage notes.

all told.adverb
with everything considered; in all (all told, we won the game);
to the degree expected
at all.idiom
in any way (unable to eat more at all); to any extent; whatever (he was not at all at home as we expected)

behind in place or order (Z comes after Y); in quest or pursuit of (seek after fame; go after big money); concerning (asked after you); subsequent in time to; at a later time than (come after dinner for a visit); subsequent to and because of or regardless.of (they are still friends after all their differences; following continually (year after year); in honor or commemoration of (named after her mother) 9. According to the nature or desires of; in conformity to (a tenor after my own heart); past the hour of (five minutes after three)
behind; in the rear; at a later or subsequent time; afterward . after.adjective
subsequent in time or place; later; following (after only a few minutes the tram took us to the top); nearer the stern of a vessel
following or subsequent to the time that (I saw them after I arrived)

at a later time (three hours after; departed shortly after; we went for lunch and afterward(s) visited the amazing falls in Banff National Park); subsequently

after all.adverb
in spite of everything to the contrary; nevertheless (we chose to take a plane after all); everything else having been considered; ultimately (after all the lies, the fed still is in debt; after all, he's still a good individual)

even though; although; notwithstanding-(clear, albeit cold weather); you use albeit to add information by introducing a fact or comment which reduces the force or significance of what you have just said or opens an opportunity to amend what another has said by what you now would now say

askance also askant.adverb
with a sideways glance; obliquely; without caring; also can mean with disapproval, suspicion or distrust

known by or familiar with another; informed or familiar (are you fully acquainted with the facts?)
acquaint, acquainted, acquainting, acquaints.transitive verbs
to cause to come to know personally (let me acquaint you with my family); to make familiar (acquainted myself with the controls); to inform (please acquaint us with your plans)
acquaintance.noun, plural.acquaintances
knowledge of a person acquired by a relationship less intimate than friendship; a person whom one knows; knowledge or information about something or someone

an analysis or examination; qualitative or quantitative analysis of a substance
assay, assayed, assaying, assays.verbs
transitive verb use.to subject to chemical analysis; to examine by trial or experiment; put to a test (assay one's ability to speak Chinese); to evaluate; assess (assayed the situation before taking action); estimate; compare essay
intransitive verb use.to be shown by analysis to contain a certain proportion of usually precious metal

assess, assessed, assessing, assesses.transitive verbs
to determine the value, significance.or.extent of; appraise; estimate
the act of assessing; appraisal

asset.noun, plural.assets
a useful or valuable.quality, person or thing; an advantage or a resource (an agreeable personality is a great asset; proved herself an asset to the company); a valuable item that is owned

if you describe a situation as anarchy, you mean that nobody seems to be paying any attention to rules or laws; absence of any form of politicalauthority; absence of any cohesive.principle, such as a common.standard or purpose; political disorder and confusion

adduce, adduced, adducing, adduces.transitive verbs
to cite as an example or means of proof in an argument
adduceable or adducible.adjective

adjure, adjured, adjuring, adjures.transitive verbs
to command or enjoin
an earnest, solemn.appeal

address, addressed, addressing, addresses.transitive verbs
to speak to (addressed me in low tones; addressed all those in the meeting; at the meeting, he addressed Miss Martin as the new office manager); to direct the efforts or attention of oneself (address oneself to a task); to make a formal speech to; to direct a spoken or written message to the attention of (address a point of concern to the owner; address a letter); to deal with (addressed the issue of lack of snow removal)
a formal spoken or written communication (used the proper address for his rank); a formal speech; the written or printed directions on mail or other deliverable items indicating destination; the location at which a particular organization or person may be found or reached; the manner or bearing of a person, especially in conversation (his friendly address was appreciated by the audience)
Computers:.a number used in information storage or retrieval that is assigned to a specific memory location

avoid, avoided, avoiding, avoids.transitive verbs
to stay clear of; shun; to keep from happening (avoid illness with rest and a balanced diet)
the act of shunning or avoiding

alimentary canal.noun also called digestive tract
the mucous membrane lined tube of the digestive system through which food passes, in which digestion takes place and from which wastes are eliminated; it extends from the mouth to the anus and includes the pharynx, esophagus, stomach and intestines

concerned with food, nutrition or digestion as the mouth, taste buds, esophagus, stomach, intestines; providing nourishment

alienate, alienated, alienating, alienates.transitive verbs
to cause to become unfriendly or hostile; estrange; to cause to become withdrawn or unresponsive; isolate or dissociate emotionally (unfair and unnecessary taxation alienates); turn away; turned off of

owing political allegiance to another country; foreign (alien residents); belonging to, characteristic of or constituting another and very different place, society or person; strange
an unnaturalized foreign resident of a country; noncitizen; a person from another and very different family, people or place; an outsider; a creature from outer space (science fiction about an aliens)
alien, aliened, aliening, aliens.transitive verbs

the act of alienating or the condition of being alienated; estrangement (alcoholism often leads to the alienation of family and friends); emotional isolation or dissociation; in psychology, a state of estrangement between the self and the objective world or between different parts of the personality

adscititious.adjective.(pronounced 'ad suh tish us')
not inherent or essential; derived from something outside

once more; again; in a new and different way, form or manner (the committee is going to examine the whole situation anew); if you do something anew, you do it again, often in a different way from before (she's ready to start anew; he began his work anew); to start/begin anew; to begin a different job, start to live in a different place etc, especially after a difficult period in your life (she was ready to leave everything behind and start anew in the Western part of the country)

of or relating to sound, the sense of hearing or the science of sound; designed to carry sound or to aid in hearing; in music, of,.relating.to.or.being an instrument that does not feature electronically modified sound (an acoustic guitar; an acoustic bass)
an acoustic instrument

Agassiz, Jean, Louis, Rodolphe.1807-1873
Swiss-born American naturalist noted for his study of fossil fish, species as 'natural kinds' and for recognizing from geologic evidence that ice ages had occurred in the Northern Hemisphere;"his theory held that Earth's organisms tend to become more complex and better suited to their environment over time through a series of independent acts of creation by a Supreme Being. Agassiz's theory opposed the mechanisms outlined by Charles Darwin in his theory of evolution. Agassiz argued for the simultaneous creation of multiple individuals in each species, all distributed over the ranges God meant for them to inhabit. He wrote.Researches on Fossil Fishes, 1833-1844 and.Studies on Glaciers, 1840. In 1846 Agassiz delivered a course of lectures at Lowell Institute in Boston, Massachusetts which resulted in his appointment in 1848 as professor of natural history in the Lawrence Scientific School of Harvard University. He held this position for the rest of his life and he also founded the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard."....Microsoft® Encarta® Encyclopedia 99. © 1993-1998 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.