|Subject ||imprisonment/detenti-, seizure, dignity, 'self-importa-', decorum/etiquet-, grandeur/prominen-, proprieties
imprisonment/detention, seizure, dignity, 'self-importance', decorum/etiquette, grandeur/prominence, proprieties
192. imprisonment (detention)
* imprisonment >> detention /GC/S/Ch/abT
imprisonment (pen/P/Ch + alty/C2/Ch) penalty
imprisonment (inc/P/Ch + arceration/C2/Ch) incarceration
imprisonment (int/P/Ch + ernment/C2/Ch) internment
1.the act of detaining.
2.the state of being detained.
3.maintenance of a person in custody or confinement, esp. while awaiting a court decision.
4.the withholding of what belongs to or is claimed by another.
detention (detain/P/Ch + ing/S/Ch) detaining
detention (per/P/Ch + iod/S/Ch) period
detention (dec/P/Ch + ision/S/Ch) decision
detention (withh/P/Ch + olding/S/Ch) withholding
5.of or pertaining to detention or used to detain: the detention room of a police station.
detention (detain/P/Ch + ing/S/Ch) detaining
193. seizure (grabbing)
* seizure >> grabbing /GC/S/Ch/abT
1.the act or an instance of seizing.
2.the state of being seized.
3.a taking possession of an item, property, or person legally or by force.
4.a sudden attack, as of epilepsy or some other disease.
seizure (seiz/S/Ch + ing/P/Ch) seizing
seizure (being/S/Ch + seized/P/Ch) "being seized"
seizure (poss/S/Ch + ession/P/Ch) possession
seizure (att/S/Ch + ack/P/Ch) attack
194. dignity (self-importance)
* dignity >> self-importance /GC/S/Ch/abT
n. pl. dig•ni•ties
1. The quality or state of being worthy of esteem or respect.
2. Inherent nobility and worth: the dignity of honest labor.
a. Poise and self-respect.
b. Stateliness and formality in manner and appearance.
dignity (resp/S/Ch + ect/P/Ch) respect
dignity (wor/S/Ch + th/P/Ch) worth
dignity ("self-r"/S/Ch + espect/P/Ch) "self-respect"
dignity (st/S/Ch + ateliness/P/Ch) stateliness
4. The respect and honor associated with an important position.
5. A high office or rank.
6. dignities The ceremonial symbols and observances attached to high office.
7. Archaic A dignitary.
dignity (pos/S/Ch + ition/P/Ch) position
dignity (ran/S/Ch + k/P/Ch) rank
dignities (obs/S/Ch + ervances/P/Ch) observances
dignity (dign/S/Ch + itary/P/Ch) dignitary
self-importance (pr/C2/Ch + pride/S/Ch) pride
self-importance (conc/C2/Ch + eitedness/S/Ch) conceitedness
195. decorum (etiquette)
* decorum >> etiquette /GC/S/Ch/abT
1. Appropriateness of behavior or conduct; propriety: "In the Ireland of the 1940's ... the stolidity of a long, empty, grave face was thought to be the height of decorum and profundity" (John McGahern).
2. decorums The conventions or requirements of polite behavior: the formalities and decorums of a military funeral.
3. The appropriateness of an element of an artistic or literary work, such as style or tone, to its particular circumstance or to the composition as a whole.
decorum (appr/C2/Ch + opriateness/S/Ch) appropriateness
decorums (beh/C2/Ch + avior/S/Ch) behavior
decorum (el/C2/Ch + ement/S/Ch) element
1. conventional requirements as to social behavior; proprieties of conduct as established in any class or community or for any occasion.
2. a prescribed or accepted code of usage in matters of ceremony, as at a court or in official or other formal observances.
3.the code of ethical behavior regarding professional practice or action among the members of a profession in their dealings with each other: medical etiquette.
etiquette (req/C2/Ch + uirements/S/Ch) requirements
etiquette (co/C2/Ch + de/S/Ch) code
etiquette (pr/C2/Ch + actice/S/Ch) practice
196. grandeur (prominence)
* grandeur >> prominence /GC/S/Ch/abT
1. the quality or state of being impressive or awesome: the grandeur of the Rocky Mountains.
2.the quality or state of being lofty or elevated in conception or treatment: the grandeur of a prose style.
3.the quality or state of being exalted in some deliberate way: the grandeur of a royal court.
4. an instance of something that is grand: the grandeurs of Rembrandt's paintings.
grandeur (qual/P/Ch + ity/C2/Ch) quality
grandeur (tr/P/Ch + eatment/C2/Ch) treatment
grandeur (wa/P/Ch + y/C2/Ch) way
grandeur (inst/P/Ch + ance/C2/Ch) instance
1. The quality or condition of being prominent.
2. Something prominent, especially an area of land raised above its surroundings.
3. Anatomy A small projection or protuberance.
4. Astronomy A tonguelike cloud of flaming gas rising from the sun's surface, visible as part of the corona during a total solar eclipse.
prominence (cond/T/Ch + ition/C2/Ch) condition
prominence (lan/T/Ch + d/C2/Ch) land
prominence (pr/T/Ch + otuberance/C2/Ch) protuberance
prominence (cor/T/Ch + ona/C2/Ch) corona
197. proprieties ("good form")
* proprieties >> "good form" /GC/S/Ch/abT
–noun, plural -ties.
1.conformity to established standards of good or proper behavior or manners.
2.appropriateness to the purpose or circumstances; suitability.
3. rightness or justness.
4. the proprieties, the conventional standards of proper behavior; manners: to observe the proprieties.
5. Obsolete. a property.
6. Obsolete. a peculiarity or characteristic of something.
propriety (st/T/Ch + andard/C2/Ch) standard
propriety (purp/T/Ch + ose/C2/Ch) purpose
propriety (rightn/T/Ch + ess/C2/Ch) rightness
proprieties (beh/T/Ch + avior/C2/Ch) behavior
propriety (pr/T/Ch + operty/C2/Ch) property
propriety (pecul/T/Ch + iarity/C2/Ch) peculiarity
| forgery/phony, lie(s), fiction, myth, fake/counterfeit, takings, arrest/bust, catching/espial, trappings/bard|
| solemnities/gravity, majesties, 'His Honour, etc.', destitute, 'down and out', poor, 'bad(ly) off', 'well-off'|