Mass (Uncountable) Group ACTIVE

Denotes an indefinitely divisible substance or an abstract notion.

Element Class(es) Gloss / Clarification Taxonomy
-ab* unb rel itg Ability to perform the action described by the source base. Ability
abak* abs ess sta m tg Chaff, dust. Unimportant essive of littleness. Chaff
abakew* rel abe sta itg Dustlessness, cleanness.
-abew* rel abe sta itg Lack of ability to do the action described by the source base.
abib* act To flower, bloom. Production of external structures. Flowering
ablodr* m tg Apple juice.
absinþodr* der tg Absinthe.
ac* tg Acid. Acid
acet* m tg Vinegar, acetic acid. Sourness
acontent* act m itg Antacid. Matter
adal* subj pos rel m itg Virtue. See Probity, Repute. Virtue
adip* m tg Body fat. Lipid
ador* m tg Cereal. Food
ækendm* res tg Injury resulting from torture.
ækur* act m itg Torture. Torture
ækwi* abs sta itg Equality. Equality
æmlosi* act m itg Rivalry, opposition, jealousy, envy. Opponent
æmol* act m itg Emulation, striving to equality.
æq* rel act m itg Direction. Direction (Voluntary Action)
-æq* m itg Sickness, disease, malfunction.
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Apprenticeship Act of working for another in order to learn a trade, profession or skill. Pupilage, tutelage, novitiate.


Ascetic Essive of asceticism. Anchoret or anchorite; hermit (recluse) [See Seclusion. Exclusion]; puritan, sabbatarian, cynic; bhikshu, sannyasi or sanyasi, yogi [all Hindu]; dervish, fakir.


Cauterant (agent of destructive calefaction) Scorifier; match (fuel) [See Fuel]; caustic, lunar caustic, apozem, moxa; catheretic, nitric acid, nitrochlorohydric acid, nitromuriatic acid, radium.


Coition, copulation; sexual congress, sexual conjunction, sexual intercourse.


COMPENSATION, equation; commutation; indemnification; compromise [See Compromise]; neutralization, nullification; counteraction [See Counteraction]; reaction; measure for measure; retaliation [See Retaliation]; equalization [See Equality]; redemption, recoupment.
SET-OFF, offset; makeweight, casting weight; counterpoise, ballast; indemnity, equivalent, quid pro quo [L.]; bribe, hush money; gift, donation [See Giving]; amends (atonement) [See Atonement]; counterbalance, counterclaim, countervailing; cross debt, cross demand.
PAY, payment, reward [See Reward].


Expressing or covering much in few words. Brevity, laconicism or laconism; ellipsis; syncope.
(Act of generation) Abridgment (shortening); compression.
Epitome [See Compendium]; monostich.

Courage synonyms

Bravery, valor or valour; resoluteness, boldness &c. adj.; spirit, daring, gallantry, intrepidity, prowess, heroism, chivalry; contempt -, defiance- of danger; derring-do [pseudo-archaic]; audacity; rashness [See Rashness]; dash; defiance [See Defiance]; confidence, self-reliance.
manhood, manliness, nerve, pluck, mettle, game; heart, - of grace; spunk [colloq.], grit, virtue, hardihood, fortitude; firmness (stability) [See Stability]; heart of oak; bottom, backbone (preseverance) [See Resolution]a; resolution (determination) [See Resolution]; tenacity, bulldog courage.


Credulity Willingness to believe or trust too readily, especially without proper or adequate evidence. Credulousness; gullibility, cullibility [obs.]; gross credulity, infatuation; self-delusion, self-deception; superstition; one’s blind side; bigotry (obstinacy); [[[thesaurus:Heterodoxy|hyperorthodoxy].


Cuticle Biological secondary tegmen. Cutis, dermis, corium, scarfskin, epidermis, derm [rare], derma; ectoderm, epithelium, ecderon, ecteron, enderon.


Deliverance Transitive transference from danger to safety. Extrication, rescue, ransom; reprieve, reprieval [rare], respite; armistice, truce; liberation [See Liberation]; emancipation; redemption, redeemableness, salvation; exemption; day of grace; riddance.


Delusion Deception with the hands. Gullery [archaic]; juggling, jugglery; sleight of hand, legerdemain; prestigiation [obs.], prestidigitation; magic [See Sorcery]; conjuring, conjuration.


Demonstration Reasoning validated with evidence or experiment. Proof, irrefragability; conclusiveness &c. adj.; apodeixis or apodixis, probation, comprobation [obs.].


Dentifrice Causative instrument of cleanness. Toothpaste, mouthwash.

Dereliction of Duty

Nonobservance, nonperformance, noncoöperation; indolence, neglect, relaxation, infraction, violation, transgression, failure, evasion; eyeservice; dead letter.
Slacker (essive), loafer, time-killer; eyeserver, eyeservant; striker; noncoöperator.


Expressing or covering little in many words. Amplification &c. v.; dilating &c. v.; verbosity, wordiness; verbiage, cloud of words, copia verborum [L.]; flow of words (loquacity) [See Loquacity]; looseness.


Discrimination Response to comparison. Distinction, differentiation, diagnosis, diorism; nice perception; perception -, appreciation- of difference; estimation [See Measurement]; nicety, refinement; taste [See Taste]; critique, judgment; tact; discernment (intelligence) [See Intelligence. Wisdom]; acuteness, penetration; nuances [F.].


Dishabille State of being dressed in a careless, disheveled, or disorderly style or manner. Morning dress, tea gown, wrapper, negligee or négligé [F.], dressing gown, undress; kimono; shooting coat; smoking jacket; mufti [chiefly Eng.]; rags, tatters, old clothes; mourning, weeds; duds [colloq. or slang]; slippers.


Noncompliance with authority.
Insubordination, contumacy; infraction, infringement; violation, noncompliance; nonobservance [See Nonobservance].
mutinousness &c. adj.; mutineering; sedition, treason; high -, petty -, misprision of- treason; præmunire or premunire; lèse-majesté [F.]; violation of law [See Illegality]; defection, secession, revolution; overthrow -, overturn- of -government, - authority; sabotage [F.], sans-culottism, bolshevism.
Insurgent, mutineer, rebel, revolter, rioter, traitor, sansculotte, red republican, bonnet rouge [F.], communist, Fenian, frondeur [F.], seceder, Secessionist [esp., U. S. hist.] or Secesh [colloq. or slang, U. S.]; apostate, renegade, runaway, runagate; brawler, anarchist, demagogue; ring-leader.
Revolt, rebellion, mutiny, outbreak, rising, uprising, insurrection, émeute [F.], riot, tumult (disorder) [See Disorder]; strike (resistance) [See Resistance]; barring out; defiance [See Defiance].


Removal of placement.
Elocation [obs.], heterotopy, transposition.
Ejectment [See Ejection]; exile (banishment) [See Seclusion. Exclusion].
Removal (transference) [See Transference]; unshipment, transshipment or transhipment, unplacement [rare], moving, shift.
Misplacement, dislocation [See Derangement]; fish out of water.


Excitability Capacity for excitation.
Impetuosity, vehemence; boisterousness &c. adj.; turbulence; impatience, intolerance, non-endurance; irritability (irascibility) [See Irascibility]; itching (desire) [See Desire]; wincing; disquiet, disquietude; restlessness; fidgets, fidgetiness; agitation &c. (irregular motion) [See Agitation].
Monomania; fascination, infatuation, fanaticism."


Exuviae Rubbish tegmen. Desquamation, slough.

Fire Worship

pyrolatr* Fire Worship, pyrolatry, sun worship, heliolatry, Sabæanism or Sabeanism or Sabeism, Parsiism or Parseeism, Zoroastrianism; pyrolator, heliolator, Sabæan or Sabean, Parsi or Parsee, Zoroastrian.

Fluency (in language)

Flippancy, volubility; verbosity (diffuseness) [See Diffuseness]; gift of the gab (eloquence) [See Speech].


Heraldry Indication of genealogy, honor or precedence. Crest; arms, coat of arms; armorial bearings, hatchment; escutcheon or scutcheon, achievement, shield, supporters; livery, uniform; cockade, brassard, epaulet, chevron; garland, chaplet, favor.


Jewelry, bijouterie [F.] or bijoutry.
Jewel (instance), bijou [F.], trinket, locket, necklace, bracelet, bangle.
Armlet, anklet, earring, nose-ring, carcanet [archaic], chain, chatelaine, brooch, torque.


Manner, description, denomination, persuasion, connection, designation, character, stamp; predicament; indication, particularization, selection, specification.


Altruistic concern for human welfare and advancement, usually manifested by donations of money, property, or work to needy persons, by endowment of institutions of learning and hospitals, and by generosity to other socially useful purposes.

Altruism, humanity, humanitarianism, universal benevolence, eudæmonism or eudemonism, deliciæ humani generis [L.].
Public Welfare, commonwealth [now rare], commonweal or common weal [now rare]; socialism, communism; Fourierism, phalansterism or phalansterianism, Saint Simonianism; cosmopolitanism, utilitarianism, the greatest happiness of the greatest number, social science, sociology.
Public spirit, patriotism, civism, nationality, love of country, amor patriæ [L.].
Chivalry, knight errantry; generosity [See Disinterestedness].
Philanthropist (generator of philanthropy) Eudæmonist or eudemonist, utilitarian, Benthamite, socialist, communist, cosmopolite, citizen of the world, amicus humani generis [L.]; altruist [See Benevolence]; “little friend of all the world” [Kipling]; knight errant; patriot.

Quantitative Supergroup

The groups of the Quantitative supergroup are mutually exclusive.


prokumb* Recumbency (horizontality with purpose); lying down &c. v.; reclination, decumbence or decumbency, discumbency [obs.]; proneness &c. adj.; accubation, supination, resupination, prostration; azimuth.


[[en:respect|Respects]]] Show of respect through writing or token. Regards, duty.


Battology, polylogy [obs.], perissology [obs.]; pleonasm, exuberance, redundance; thrice-told tale; prolixity, longiloquence, longsomeness, circumlocution, ambages [rare], periphrase, periphrasis, roundabout phrases; episode; expletive; penny-a-lining; richness [See Ornament]; padding [editor’s cant]; drivel, twaddle, drool.


Name Gloss
Absence of Motive
Absurdity Contrarity to reason.
Abuse Harmful or injurious use.
Acclivity Upward obliquity with respect to a base horizontal.
Aggravation Increase in severity, bitterness, or violence.
Agitation Irregular motion.
Annihilation Rendering inexistent.
Arbitrary Power
Arborescence Treelike in size and form.
Ascent Motion upwards.
Asceticism Doctrine that a person can attain a high spiritual and moral state through moral practice.
Assemblage Generation of coherence.
Assent Judgment in the positive.
Atonement Satisfaction or reparation for a wrong or injury.
Augmentation Expansion by adding external material.
Baldness Lack of hair.
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