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Poleaxes

ˈpəʊlaks

Meanings of Poleaxes:

verb

Another term for battleaxe (sense 1).

Poleaxing

ˈpəʊl.æks

Meanings of Poleaxing:

verb

Hit, kill, or knock down with or as if with a poleaxe.

Usage examples:

The tigress had fallen to my bullet as if poleaxed

Meanings of Polecat:

noun

A weasel-like eurasian mammal with mainly dark brown fur and a darker mask across the eyes, noted for its fetid smell.

Usage examples:

Adult and juvenile gerbils of both sexes give alarm calls and footdrum in the presence of an assort…

Polecats

ˈpəʊl.kæt

Meanings of Polecats:

noun

A weasel-like eurasian mammal with mainly dark brown fur and a darker mask across the eyes, noted for its fetid smell.

Usage examples:

Adult and juvenile gerbils of both sexes give alarm calls and footdrum in the presence of an assort…

Poled

pəʊl

Meanings of Poled:

verb

Propel (a boat) by pushing a pole against the bottom of a river, canal, or lake.

Usage examples:

The boatman appeared, poling a small gondola
noun

A long, slender, rounded piece of wood or metal, typically used with one end placed in the ground as a support for something.

Usage examples:

A tent pole

Poleis

ˈpɒlɪs

Meanings of Poleis:

noun

A city state in ancient greece, especially as considered in its ideal form for philosophical purposes.

Usage examples:

There were several hundred poleis in ancient greece, many very small.

Meanings of Poleless:

adjective

Having no pole or poles.

Meanings of Poleman:

noun

Generally. a person who uses or wields a pole, especially as a means of propelling a boat.

Meanings of Polemarch:

noun

A military commander; (also) a person having certain civil or ritual functions varying according to date and locality.

Meanings of Polemic:

noun

A speech or piece of writing expressing a strongly critical attack on or controversial opinion about someone or something.

Usage examples:

His polemic against the cultural relativism of the sixties
adjective

A strong verbal or written attack on someone or something.

Usage examples:

His polemic against the cultural relativism of the sixties

Meanings of Polemical:

adjective

Of or involving strongly critical or disputatious writing or speech.

Usage examples:

A polemical essay

Meanings of Polemician:

noun

Polemicist.

Meanings of Polemicist:

noun

A person who engages in controversial debate.

Usage examples:

A brilliant polemicist with an independent critical mind

Polemicists

pəˈlem.ɪ.sɪst

Meanings of Polemicists:

noun

A person who engages in controversial debate.

Usage examples:

A brilliant polemicist with an independent critical mind

Polemicize

pəˈlɛmɪsʌɪz

Meanings of Polemicize:

verb

Engage in polemical debate or dispute.

Usage examples:

Members polemicize against the oppression of the political system

Polemics

pəˈlem.ɪk

Meanings of Polemics:

noun

A strong verbal or written attack on someone or something.

Usage examples:

His polemic against the cultural relativism of the sixties

Meanings of Polemist:

noun

Polemicist.

Polemists

pəˈlem.ɪ.sɪst

Meanings of Polemists:

noun

Polemicist.

Meanings of Polemize:

verb

Polemicize.

Meanings of Polemized:

verb

Polemicize.

Meanings of Polemizes:

verb

Polemicize.

Meanings of Polemizing:

verb

Polemicize.

Meanings of Polemoniaceous:

adjective

Of or relating to the family polemoniaceae of chiefly herbaceous plants native to europe, asia, and america (including phlox and gilia), the type genus of which is polemonium.

Meanings of Polemonium:

noun

The type genus of the family polemoniaceae, comprising annual and perennial herbaceous plants native to america, asia, and europe, many of which are cultivated for their single and clustered bell-shaped flowers; (also polemonium) a plant of this genus.

Meanings of Polemoscope:

noun

An optical instrument fitted with a mirror or pair of mirrors set at an angle to the line of sight, for use in viewing objects not directly before the eye.

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