Anadiplosis - (n.) A repetition of the last word or any prominent word in
a sentence or clause, at the beginning of the next, with an adjunct
idea; as, "He retained his virtues amidst all his misfortunes --
misfortunes which no prudence could foresee or prevent."
Diploblastic - (a.) Characterizing the ovum when it has two primary
Diplocardiac - (a.) Having the heart completely divided or double, one
side systemic, the other pulmonary.
Diplococci - (pl. ) of Diplococcus
Diplococcus - (n.) A form of micrococcus in which cocci are united in a
binary manner. See Micrococcus.
Diploe - (n.) The soft, spongy, or cancellated substance between the
plates of the skull.
Diploetic - (a.) Diploic.
Diplogenic - (a.) Partaking of the nature of two bodies; producing two
Diploic - (a.) Of or pertaining to the diploe.
Diploid - (n.) A solid bounded by twenty-four similar quadrilateral
faces. It is a hemihedral form of the hexoctahedron.
Diplomas - (pl. ) of Diploma
Diploma - (n.) A letter or writing, usually under seal, conferring some
privilege, honor, or power; a document bearing record of a degree
conferred by a literary society or educational institution.
Diplomacy - (n.) The art and practice of conducting negotiations between
nations (particularly in securing treaties), including the methods and
forms usually employed.
Diplomacy - (n.) Dexterity or skill in securing advantages; tact.
Diplomacy - (n.) The body of ministers or envoys resident at a court; the
Diplomat - (n.) Alt. of Diplomate
Diplomate - (n.) A diplomatist.
Diplomate - (v. t.) To invest with a title o/ privilege by diploma.
Diplomatial - (a.) Diplomatic.
Diplomatic - (a.) Alt. of Diplomatical
Diplomatical - (a.) Pertaining to diplomacy; relating to the foreign
ministers at a court, who are called the diplomatic body.
Diplomatical - (a.) Characterized by tact and shrewdness; dexterous;
artful; as, diplomatic management.
Diplomatical - (a.) Pertaining to diplomatics; paleographic.
Diplomatic - (n.) A minister, official agent, or envoy to a foreign
court; a diplomatist.
Diplomatically - (adv.) According to the rules of diplomacy; in the
manner of a diplomatist; artfully.
Diplomatic - (n.) The science of diplomas, or the art of deciphering
ancient writings, and determining their age, authenticity, etc.;
Diplomatism - (n.) Diplomacy.
Diplomatist - (n.) A person employed in, or skilled in, diplomacy; a
Diplopia - (n.) Alt. of Diplopy
Diplopy - (n.) The act or state of seeing double.
Diplopod - (n.) One of the Diplopoda.
Diplopoda - (n. pl.) An order of myriapods having two pairs of legs on
each segment; the Chilognatha.
Diplostemonous - (a.) Having twice as many stamens as petals, as the
Diplostemony - (n.) The condition of being diplostemonous.
Epanadiplosis - (n.) A figure by which the same word is used both at the
beginning and at the end of a sentence; as, "Rejoice in the Lord
always: and again I say, Rejoice."
Obdiplostemonous - (a.) Having twice as many stamens as petals, those of
the outer set being opposite the petals; -- said of flowers.
Obdiplostemony - (n.) The condition of being obdiplostemonous.