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Mabusa, Jan

Mabusa, Jan

real name Gossaert, Flemish artist, born at Mabuse, lived and died at Antwerp; his work is not great but careful, his figures catch the stiffness of his favourite architectural backgrounds; his early period is strongly national, but a visit to Italy with Philip of Burgundy brought him under southern influences and contributed to intensify his colour (1470-1532).

— The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Thinker, The

Thinker, The

defined to be "one who, with fresh and powerful glance, reads a new lesson in the universe, sees deeper into the secret of things, and carries up the interpretation of nature to higher levels; one who, unperturbed by passions and undistracted by petty detail, can see deeper than others behind the veil of circumstance, and catch glimpses into the permanent reality."

— The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Welsh

Welsh

or Welch, John, a Scottish divine, a Nithsdale man; became Presbyterian minister of Ayr, and was distinguished both as a preacher and for his sturdy opposition to the ecclesiastical tyranny of James VI., for which latter he suffered imprisonment and exile; he was an ancestor of Jane Welsh Carlyle, and was married to a daughter of John Knox, who, when the king thought to win her over by offering her husband a bishopric, held out her apron before sovereign majesty, and threatened she would rather kep (catch) his head there than that he should live and be a bishop; she figures in the chapter in "Sartor" on Aprons, as one of Carlyle's apron-worthies (1570-1625).

— The Nuttall Encyclopedia

nappy dugout

nappy dugout

Vagina. The dugout is the dug-in bench at the side of a baseball field where players wait until they are up to play. Nappy comes from hair napping up, sort of the way it it on the way to dreading. The nappy dugout would be the dugout (small enclave a few steps off the main field) that has nappy hair (pubic hair). "Giving up the nappy dugout" -- Ludacris ('Phat Rabbit), "Nappy Dugout" -- Funkadelic

— Rap Dictionary

antlion fly

ant lion, antlion, antlion fly

winged insect resembling a dragonfly; the larvae (doodlebugs) dig conical pits where they wait to catch e.g. ants

— Princeton's WordNet

ant lion

ant lion, antlion, antlion fly

winged insect resembling a dragonfly; the larvae (doodlebugs) dig conical pits where they wait to catch e.g. ants

— Princeton's WordNet

antlion

ant lion, antlion, antlion fly

winged insect resembling a dragonfly; the larvae (doodlebugs) dig conical pits where they wait to catch e.g. ants

— Princeton's WordNet

archerfish

archerfish, Toxotes jaculatrix

any of several small freshwater fishes that catch insects by squirting water at them and knocking them into the water; found in Indonesia and Australia

— Princeton's WordNet

barricade

roadblock, barricade

a barrier set up by police to stop traffic on a street or road in order to catch a fugitive or inspect traffic etc.

— Princeton's WordNet

batfowl

batfowl

catch birds by temporarily blinding them

— Princeton's WordNet

batting cage

batting cage, cage

a movable screen placed behind home base to catch balls during batting practice

— Princeton's WordNet

birdlime

birdlime, lime

spread birdlime on branches to catch birds

— Princeton's WordNet

blindman's bluff

blindman's bluff, blindman's buff

a children's game in which a blindfolded player tries to catch and identify other players

— Princeton's WordNet

blindman's buff

blindman's bluff, blindman's buff

a children's game in which a blindfolded player tries to catch and identify other players

— Princeton's WordNet

blindside

blindside

catch unawares, especially with harmful consequences

— Princeton's WordNet

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Which of the following terms is not a synonym for "tolerable"?
  • A. constructive
  • B. passable
  • C. fair to middling
  • D. adequate