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 incalescence incalescence /ˌɪnkəˈlɛsəns/

noun

  1. The property of being warming  ( calefaction , incalescence )
    the property of being warming


 slattern slattern /ˈslætərn/

noun

  1. [Offensive] A dirty untidy woman  ( slattern [Offensive] , slovenly woman , slut [Offensive] , trollop [Vulgar] )
    a dirty untidy woman
  2. [Offensive] A prostitute who attracts customers by walking the streets  ( floozie [Offensive] , floozy [Offensive] , hooker [Vulgar] , hustler , slattern [Offensive] , street girl , streetwalker , floosie [Offensive, Non-standard] )
    a prostitute who attracts customers by walking the streets


 Parthenium argentatum Parthenium argentatum /pɑːrˈθiːniəm ɑːrˈdʒɛntətəm/

noun

  1. Much-branched subshrub with silvery leaves and small white flowers of Texas and northern Mexico; cultivated as a source of rubber  ( guayule , Parthenium argentatum )
    much-branched subshrub with silvery leaves and small white flowers of Texas and northern Mexico; cultivated as a source of rubber


 affray affray /əˈfreɪ/

noun

  1. A noisy fight  ( affray , fray , ruffle , disturbance )
    a noisy fight
     The disturbance in the bar quickly caught the attention of the local police.
    The disturbance in the bar quickly caught the attention of the local police.
  2. Noisy quarrel  ( affray , fracas , altercation )
    noisy quarrel
     The altercation in the bar was quickly diffused by the bouncer.
    The altercation in the bar was quickly diffused by the bouncer.