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cor|tic|o|lous
cor|tic|o|lous «kr TIHK uh luhs», adjective.
= corticole. (Cf.corticole)

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  • me|tic|u|lous — «muh TIHK yuh luhs», adjective. extremely or excessively careful about small details: »He had throughout been almost worryingly meticulous in his business formalities (Arnold Bennett). SYNONYM(S): scrupulous. ╂[earlier, fearful < Latin… …   Useful english dictionary

  • vi|tic|o|lous — «vy TIHK uh luhs», adjective. Biology. growing or living upon the grapevine, as certain fungi and insects. ╂[< Latin vītis vine + colere to inhabit + English ous] …   Useful english dictionary

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  • me|tic|u|lous|ness — «muh TIHK yuh luhs nihs», noun. extreme care about minute details; scrupulousness: »Only the auditor s meticulousness uncovered the embezzling teller …   Useful english dictionary

  • cor — cor·a·cid·i·um; cor·a·ci·idae; cor·a·cite; cor·a·cle; cor·a·co·bra·chi·a·lis; cor·a·coid·al; cor·a·co·ra·di·a·lis; cor·al·lig·e·na; cor·al·li·idae; cor·al·li·na; cor·al·li·na·ce·ae; cor·al·li·ta; cor·al·lite; cor·al·loid; cor·al·lo·rhi·za;… …   English syllables

  • tic — ace·tic; ace·to·ace·tic; ach·er·on·tic; achres·tic; ach·ro·ma·tic·i·ty; acys·tic; adi·ag·nos·tic; aero·elas·tic; aero·tac·tic; agres·tic; alan·tic; al·bi·nis·tic; al·che·mis·tic; al·lo·cryp·tic; al·lo·plas·tic; al·lo·plas·tic·i·ty; al·tru·is·tic; …   English syllables

  • lous — aceph·a·lous; achlo·ro·phyl·lous; acid·u·lous; acoe·lous; adac·ty·lous; am·moph·i·lous; am·phib·o·lous; am·phi·coe·lous; am·phi·con·dy·lous; an·e·moph·i·lous; an·gu·lous; an·iso·dac·ty·lous; an·iso·phyl·lous; anom·a·lous; anom·a·lous·ly;… …   English syllables

  • Cor|y|ban|tic — «KR uh BAN tihk, KOR », adjective. 1. of the Corybantes. 2. resembling the Corybantes or their rites …   Useful english dictionary

  • lous´i|ness — lous|y «LOW zee», adjective, lous|i|er, lous|i|est. 1. infested with lice. 2. Slang, Figurative. a) bad; …   Useful english dictionary