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aesthete one who is or professes to be particularly attentive to and appreciative of beauty, esp. in the arts.
alchemy an ancient exploration and practice of chemistry which flourished particularly during medieval times. Practitioners used chemical processes in the hope of, for example, producing gold from base metals, finding the key to eternal life, and uncovering a single cure for all disease. [1/2 definitions]
average not particularly good or bad. [1/9 definitions]
ball handler a basketball player who is particularly skilled at dribbling and passing the ball, or any player of a sport who has special skill in handling the sport's ball. [1/2 definitions]
bloodhound a large hound with a particularly keen sense of smell, long ears, and baggy skin, used chiefly for tracking humans or animals.
bodybuilding the process of working to develop large muscles in one's body through the use of special diet and exercise, particularly weightlifting.
bon mot a particularly apt or witty word or expression.
bush-league not particularly good; second-rate. [1/2 definitions]
carnitine a compound, particularly concentrated in muscle, required for transporting fatty acids into mitochondria.
Civil Rights Movement a movement in the United States particularly prominent during the 1950s and 1960s that sought to end racial discrimination, legal segregation of blacks and whites, and racial barriers to voting. The movement was led by black leaders such as Medgar Evers, Martin Luther King, Jr., John Lewis, and James Farmer. It mobilized tens of thousands of African Americans in protest against existing laws and practices. Activists, both black and white, endured harassment and violence from the police and others as the movement progressed. Eventually, the American civil rights movement brought about the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Voting Rights Act of 1965, and other measures. [1/2 definitions]
cup of tea someone or something that is particularly well liked by or well suited to one (often used in the negative to express dislike).
discipline training of the body or mind to bring about desired results, particularly orderliness and obedience. [1/7 definitions]
disciplined exercising control over one's self and behavior, particularly in the form of regimens of work, training, and the like. [1/2 definitions]
domestic particularly fond of the home or maintaining a home. [1/5 definitions]
empanada a pastry turnover filled with a variety of sweet or savory ingredients and baked or fried. Empanadas originated in Spain and are particularly popular in both Spain and Latin America.
end user the user for whom a personal computing device or application is ultimately designed, particularly as distinct from one who designs, programs, manufactures, or sells the end product.
especially particularly. [1/3 definitions]
fly swatter a device for killing insects, particularly flies, consisting of a flat rectangular mesh attached to a long handle.
ha ha used to express amusement, particularly when writing, or to mock or ridicule someone.
high-heeled of a shoe, particularly one worn by women, having a somewhat or very high heel.
housework the tasks of housekeeping, particularly cleaning and caring for items inside the house.