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    Definition:
    City - (n.) A large town.
    City - (n.) A corporate town; in the United States, a town or collective body of inhabitants, incorporated and governed by a mayor and aldermen or a city council consisting of a board of aldermen and a common council; in Great Britain, a town corporate, which is or has been the seat of a bishop, or the capital of his see.
    City - (n.) The collective body of citizens, or inhabitants of a city.
    City - (a.) Of or pertaining to a city.
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    Definition: Similar or Containing
    Accomplicity - (n.) The act or state of being an accomplice.
    Achromaticity - (n.) Achromatism.
    Aduncity - (n.) Curvature inwards; hookedness.
    Allotropicity - (n.) Allotropic property or nature.
    Anglicity - (n.) The state or quality of being English.
    Apostolicity - (n.) The state or quality of being apostolical.
    Astucity - (n.) Craftiness; astuteness.
    Atomicity - (n.) Degree of atomic attraction; equivalence; valence; also (a later use) the number of atoms in an elementary molecule. See Valence.
    Atrocity - (n.) Enormous wickedness; extreme heinousness or cruelty.
    Atrocity - (n.) An atrocious or extremely cruel deed.
    Audacity - (n.) Daring spirit, resolution, or confidence; venturesomeness.
    Audacity - (n.) Reckless daring; presumptuous impudence; -- implying a contempt of law or moral restraints.
    Authenticity - (n.) The quality of being authentic or of established authority for truth and correctness.
    Authenticity - (n.) Genuineness; the quality of being genuine or not corrupted from the original.
    Basicity - (n.) The quality or state of being a base.
    Basicity - (n.) The power of an acid to unite with one or more atoms or equivalents of a base, as indicated by the number of replaceable hydrogen atoms contained in the acid.
    Bibacity - (n.) The practice or habit of drinking too much; tippling.
    Biplicity - (n.) The state of being twice folded; reduplication.
    Caducity - (n.) Tendency to fall; the feebleness of old age; senility.
    Caloricity - (n.) A faculty in animals of developing and preserving the heat necessary to life, that is, the animal heat.
    Canonicity - (n.) The state or quality of being canonical; agreement with the canon.
    Capacity - (n.) The power of receiving or containing; extent of room or space; passive power; -- used in reference to physical things.
    Capacity - (n.) The power of receiving and holding ideas, knowledge, etc.; the comprehensiveness of the mind; the receptive faculty; capability of undestanding or feeling.
    Capacity - (n.) Ability; power pertaining to, or resulting from, the possession of strength, wealth, or talent; possibility of being or of doing.
    Capacity - (n.) Outward condition or circumstances; occupation; profession; character; position; as, to work in the capacity of a mason or a carpenter.
    Capacity - (n.) Legal or noral qualification, as of age, residence, character, etc., necessary for certain purposes, as for holding office, for marrying, for making contracts, will, etc.; legal power or right; competency.
    Carnivoracity - (n.) Greediness of appetite for flesh.
    Catholicity - (n.) The state or quality of being catholic; universality.
    Catholicity - (n.) Liberality of sentiments; catholicism.
    Catholicity - (n.) Adherence or conformity to the system of doctrine held by all parts of the orthodox Christian church; the doctrine so held; orthodoxy.
    Catholicity - (n.) Adherence to the doctrines of the church of Rome, or the doctrines themselves.
    Cecity - (n.) Blindness.
    Centricity - (n.) The state or quality of being centric; centricalness.
    Cerebricity - (n.) Brain power.
    Clericity - (n.) The state of being a clergyman.
    Complicity - (n.) The state of being an accomplice; participation in guilt.
    Concentricity - (n.) The state of being concentric.
    Cylindricity - (n.) The quality or condition of being cylindrical.
    Dibasicity - (n.) The property or condition of being dibasic.
    Dicacity - (n.) Pertness; sauciness.
    Didacticity - (n.) Aptitude for teaching.
    Disputacity - (v. i.) Proneness to dispute.
    Docity - (n.) Teachableness.
    Domesticity - (n.) The state of being domestic; domestic character; household life.
    Duplicity - (n.) Doubleness; a twofold state.
    Duplicity - (n.) Doubleness of heart or speech; insincerity; a sustained form of deception which consists in entertaining or pretending to entertain one of feelings, and acting as if influenced by another; bad faith.
    Duplicity - (n.) The use of two or more distinct allegations or answers, where one is sufficient.
    Duplicity - (n.) In indictments, the union of two incompatible offenses.
    Eccentricity - (n.) The state of being eccentric; deviation from the customary line of conduct; oddity.
    Eccentricity - (n.) The ratio of the distance between the center and the focus of an ellipse or hyperbola to its semi-transverse axis.
    Eccentricity - (n.) The ratio of the distance of the center of the orbit of a heavenly body from the center of the body round which it revolves to the semi-transverse axis of the orbit.
    Eccentricity - (n.) The distance of the center of figure of a body, as of an eccentric, from an axis about which it turns; the throw.
    Edacity - (n.) Greediness; voracity; ravenousness; rapacity.
    Efficacity - (n.) Efficacy.
    Elasticity - (n.) The quality of being elastic; the inherent property in bodies by which they recover their former figure or dimensions, after the removal of external pressure or altering force; springiness; tendency to rebound; as, the elasticity of caoutchouc; the elasticity of the air.
    Elasticity - (n.) Power of resistance to, or recovery from, depression or overwork.
    Electricity - (n.) A power in nature, a manifestation of energy, exhibiting itself when in disturbed equilibrium or in activity by a circuit movement, the fact of direction in which involves polarity, or opposition of properties in opposite directions; also, by attraction for many substances, by a law involving attraction between surfaces of unlike polarity, and repulsion between those of like; by exhibiting accumulated polar tension when the circuit is broken; and by producing heat, light, concussion, and often chemical changes when the circuit passes between the poles or through any imperfectly conducting substance or space. It is generally brought into action by any disturbance of molecular equilibrium, whether from a chemical, physical, or mechanical, cause.
    Electricity - (n.) The science which unfolds the phenomena and laws of electricity; electrical science.
    Electricity - (n.) Fig.: Electrifying energy or characteristic.
    Ellipticity - (n.) Deviation of an ellipse or a spheroid from the form of a circle or a sphere; especially, in reference to the figure of the earth, the difference between the equatorial and polar semidiameters, divided by the equatorial; thus, the ellipticity of the earth is /.
    Evangelicity - (n.) Evangelicism.
    Excentricity - () Same as Eccentricity.
    Felicity - (n.) The state of being happy; blessedness; blissfulness; enjoyment of good.
    Felicity - (n.) That which promotes happiness; a successful or gratifying event; prosperity; blessing.
    Felicity - (n.) A pleasing faculty or accomplishment; as, felicity in painting portraits, or in writing or talking.
    Feracity - (n.) The state of being feracious or fruitful.
    Ferocity - (n.) Savage wildness or fierceness; fury; cruelty; as, ferocity of countenance.
    Fugacity - (a.) The quality of being fugacious; fugaclousness; volatility; as, fugacity of spirits.
    Fugacity - (a.) Uncertainty; instability.
    Furacity - (n.) Addictedness to theft; thievishness.
    Hygroscopicity - (n.) The property possessed by vegetable tissues of absorbing or discharging moisture according to circumstances.
    Immundicity - (n.) Uncleanness; filthness.
    Implicity - (n.) Implicitness.
    Impudicity - (n.) Immodesty.
    Incapacity - (n.) Want of capacity; lack of physical or intellectual power; inability.
    Incapacity - (n.) Want of legal ability or competency to do, give, transmit, or receive something; inability; disqualification; as, the inacapacity of minors to make binding contracts, etc.
    Inelasticity - (n.) Want of elasticity.
    Infelicity - (n.) The state or quality of being infelicitous; unhappiness; misery; wretchedness; misfortune; want of suitableness or appropriateness.
    Infelicity - (n.) That (as an act, word, expression, etc.) which is infelicitous; as, infelicities of speech.
    Inveracity - (n.) Want of veracity.
    Loquacity - (n.) The habit or practice of talking continually or excessively; inclination to talk too much; talkativeness; garrulity.
    Lubricity - (n.) Smoothness; freedom from friction; also, property, which diminishes friction; as, the lubricity of oil.
    Lubricity - (n.) Slipperiness; instability; as, the lubricity of fortune.
    Lubricity - (n.) Lasciviousness; propensity to lewdness; lewdness; lechery; incontinency.
    Magneto-electricity - (n.) Electricity evolved by the action of magnets.
    Magneto-electricity - (n.) That branch of science which treats of the development of electricity by the action of magnets; -- the counterpart of electro-magnetism.
    Mendacity - (n.) The quality or state of being mendacious; a habit of lying.
    Mendacity - (n.) A falsehood; a lie.
    Mendicity - (n.) The practice of begging; the life of a beggar; mendicancy.
    Minacity - (n.) Disposition to threaten.
    Modicity - (n.) Moderateness; smallness; meanness.
    Mordacity - (n.) The quality of being mordacious; biting severity, or sarcastic quality.
    Multiplicity - (n.) The quality of being multiple, manifold, or various; a state of being many; a multitude; as, a multiplicity of thoughts or objects.
    Neurocity - (n.) Nerve force.
    Nugacity - (n.) Futility; trifling talk or behavior; drollery.
    Opacity - (n.) The state of being opaque; the quality of a body which renders it impervious to the rays of light; want of transparency; opaqueness.
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    Oxford: Definition:
    City - n. (pl. -ies) 1 large town, strictly one created by charter and containing a cathedral. 2 (the city) a part of london governed by the lord mayor and corporation. B business part of this. C commercial circles. [latin civitas: related to *civic]
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    Oxford: Definition: Similar or Containing
    Atrocity - n. (pl. -ies) 1 wicked or cruel act. 2 extreme wickedness. [latin: related to *atrocious]
    Capacity - n. (pl. -ies) 1 a power to contain, receive, experience, or produce (capacity for heat, pain, etc.). B maximum amount that can be contained or produced etc. C (attrib.) Fully occupying the available space etc. (capacity crowd). 2 mental power. 3 position or function. 4 legal competence. to capacity fully. [latin: related to *capacious]
    Cardboard city - n. Area where homeless people make shelters from cardboard boxes etc.
    City-state - n. Esp. Hist. City that with its surrounding territory forms an independent state.
    Complicity - n. Partnership in wrongdoing. [french: related to *complex]
    Domesticity - n. 1 being domestic. 2 domestic or home life.
    Duplicity - n. Double-dealing; deceitfulness. duplicitous adj. [latin: related to *duplex]
    Electricity - n. 1 form of energy occurring in elementary particles (electrons, protons, etc.) And hence in larger bodies containing them. 2 science of electricity. 3 supply of electricity. 4 excitement.
    Escape velocity - n. Minimum velocity needed to escape from the gravitational field of a body.
    Felicity - n. (pl. -ies) formal 1 intense happiness. 2 a capacity for apt expression. B well-chosen phrase. [latin felix happy]
    Garden city - n. Town spaciously laid out with parks etc.
    Historicity - n. Historical truth or authenticity.
    Historicity - n. Historical truth or authenticity.
    Incapacity - n. 1 inability; lack of power. 2 legal disqualification.
    Infelicity - n. (pl. -ies) 1 inapt expression etc. 2 unhappiness. infelicitous adj.
    Inner city - n. Central area of a city, esp. Regarded as having particular problems (also (with hyphen) attrib.: inner-city housing).
    Inter-city - adj. Existing or travelling between cities.
    Multiplicity - n. (pl. -ies) 1 manifold variety. 2 (foll. By of) great number.
    Opacity - n. Opaqueness. [latin: related to *opaque]
    Paucity - n. Smallness of number or quantity. [latin paucus few]
    Publicity - n. 1 public exposure. 2 a advertising. B material used for this. [french: related to *public]
    Reciprocity - n. 1 condition of being reciprocal. 2 mutual action. 3 give and take, esp. The interchange of privileges.
    Scarcity - n. (pl. -ies) (often foll. By of) lack or shortage, esp. Of food.
    Simplicity - n. Fact or condition of being simple.
    Specific heat capacity - n. Heat required to raise the temperature of the unit mass of a given substance by a given amount (usu. One degree).
    Static electricity - n. Electricity not flowing as a current.
    Velocity - n. (pl. -ies) speed, esp. Of inanimate things (wind velocity; velocity of light). [latin velox swift]

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