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    Definition:
    Real - (n.) A small Spanish silver coin; also, a denomination of money of account, formerly the unit of the Spanish monetary system.
    Real - (a.) Royal; regal; kingly.
    Real - (a.) Actually being or existing; not fictitious or imaginary; as, a description of real life.
    Real - (a.) True; genuine; not artificial, counterfeit, or factitious; often opposed to ostensible; as, the real reason; real Madeira wine; real ginger.
    Real - (a.) Relating to things, not to persons.
    Real - (a.) Having an assignable arithmetical or numerical value or meaning; not imaginary.
    Real - (a.) Pertaining to things fixed, permanent, or immovable, as to lands and tenements; as, real property, in distinction from personal or movable property.
    Real - (n.) A realist.
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    Antivenereal - (a.) Good against venereal poison; antisyphilitic.
    Arboreal - (a.) Of or pertaining to a tree, or to trees; of nature of trees.
    Arboreal - (a.) Attached to, found in or upon, or frequenting, woods or trees; as, arboreal animals.
    Areal - (a.) Of or pertaining to an area; as, areal interstices (the areas or spaces inclosed by the reticulate vessels of leaves).
    Boreal - (a.) Northern; pertaining to the north, or to the north wind; as, a boreal bird; a boreal blast.
    Cereal - (a.) Of or pertaining to the grasses which are cultivated for their edible seeds (as wheat, maize, rice, etc.), or to their seeds or grain.
    Cereal - (n.) Any grass cultivated for its edible grain, or the grain itself; -- usually in the plural.
    Cerealia - (n. pl.) Public festivals in honor of Ceres.
    Cerealia - (n. pl.) The cereals.
    Cerealin - (n.) A nitrogenous substance closely resembling diastase, obtained from bran, and possessing the power of converting starch into dextrin, sugar, and lactic acid.
    Corporeal - (a.) Having a body; consisting of, or pertaining to, a material body or substance; material; -- opposed to spiritual or immaterial.
    Corporealism - (n.) Materialism.
    Corporealist - (n.) One who denies the reality of spiritual existences; a materialist.
    Corporealities - (pl. ) of Corporeality
    Corporeality - (n.) The state of being corporeal; corporeal existence.
    Corporeally - (adv.) In the body; in a bodily form or manner.
    Corporealness - (n.) Corporeality; corporeity.
    Cureall - (n.) A remedy for all diseases, or for all ills; a panacea.
    Disrealize - (v. t.) To divest of reality; to make uncertain.
    Empyreal - (a.) Formed of pure fire or light; refined beyond aerial substance; pertaining to the highest and purest region of heaven.
    Empyreal - (n.) Empyrean.
    Ethereal - (a.) Pertaining to the hypothetical upper, purer air, or to the higher regions beyond the earth or beyond the atmosphere; celestial; as, ethereal space; ethereal regions.
    Ethereal - (a.) Consisting of ether; hence, exceedingly light or airy; tenuous; spiritlike; characterized by extreme delicacy, as form, manner, thought, etc.
    Ethereal - (a.) Pertaining to, derived from, or resembling, ether; as, ethereal salts.
    Etherealism - (n.) Ethereality.
    Ethereality - (n.) The state of being ethereal; etherealness.
    Etherealization - (n.) An ethereal or spiritlike state.
    Etherealize - (v. t.) To convert into ether, or into subtile fluid; to saturate with ether.
    Etherealize - (v. t.) To render ethereal or spiritlike.
    Ethereally - (adv.) In an ethereal manner.
    Etherealness - (n.) Ethereality.
    Floreal - (n.) The eight month of the French republican calendar. It began April 20, and ended May 19. See Vendemiare.
    Forealleged - (imp. & p. p.) of Foreallege
    Forealleging - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Foreallege
    Foreallege - (v. t.) To allege or cite before.
    Funereal - (a.) Suiting a funeral; pertaining to burial; solemn. Hence: Dark; dismal; mournful.
    Incorporeal - (a.) Not corporeal; not having a material body or form; not consisting of matter; immaterial.
    Incorporeal - (a.) Existing only in contemplation of law; not capable of actual visible seizin or possession; not being an object of sense; intangible; -- opposed to corporeal.
    Incorporealism - (n.) Existence without a body or material form; immateriality.
    Incorporealist - (n.) One who believes in incorporealism.
    Incorporeality - (n.) The state or quality of being incorporeal or bodiless; immateriality; incorporealism.
    Incorporeally - (adv.) In an incorporeal manner.
    Intersidereal - (a.) Between or among constellations or stars; interstellar.
    Linnaea borealis - () The twin flower which grows in cold northern climates.
    Loreal - (a.) Alt. of Loral
    Marmoreal - (a.) Alt. of Marmorean
    Nectareal - (a.) Nectareous.
    Nectareal - (a.) Of or pertaining to a nectary.
    Omnicorporeal - (a.) Comprehending or including all bodies; embracing all substance.
    Purpureal - (a.) Of a purple color; purple.
    Realgar - (n.) Arsenic sulphide, a mineral of a brilliant red color; red orpiment. It is also an artificial product.
    Realism - (n.) As opposed to nominalism, the doctrine that genera and species are real things or entities, existing independently of our conceptions. According to realism the Universal exists ante rem (Plato), or in re (Aristotle).
    Realism - (n.) As opposed to idealism, the doctrine that in sense perception there is an immediate cognition of the external object, and our knowledge of it is not mediate and representative.
    Realism - (n.) Fidelity to nature or to real life; representation without idealization, and making no appeal to the imagination; adherence to the actual fact.
    Realist - (n.) One who believes in realism; esp., one who maintains that generals, or the terms used to denote the genera and species of things, represent real existences, and are not mere names, as maintained by the nominalists.
    Realist - (n.) An artist or writer who aims at realism in his work. See Realism, 2.
    Realistic - (a.) Of or pertaining to the realists; in the manner of the realists; characterized by realism rather than by imagination.
    Realistically - (adv.) In a realistic manner.
    Realities - (pl. ) of Reality
    Reality - (n.) The state or quality of being real; actual being or existence of anything, in distinction from mere appearance; fact.
    Reality - (n.) That which is real; an actual existence; that which is not imagination, fiction, or pretense; that which has objective existence, and is not merely an idea.
    Reality - (n.) Loyalty; devotion.
    Reality - (n.) See 2d Realty, 2.
    Realizable - (a.) Capable of being realized.
    Realization - (n.) The act of realizing, or the state of being realized.
    Realized - (imp. & p. p.) of Realize
    Realizing - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Realize
    Realize - (v. t.) To make real; to convert from the imaginary or fictitious into the actual; to bring into concrete existence; to effectuate; to accomplish; as, to realize a scheme or project.
    Realize - (v. t.) To cause to seem real; to impress upon the mind as actual; to feel vividly or strongly; to make one's own in apprehension or experience.
    Realize - (v. t.) To convert into real property; to make real estate of; as, to realize his fortune.
    Realize - (v. t.) To acquire as an actual possession; to obtain as the result of plans and efforts; to gain; to get; as, to realize large profits from a speculation.
    Realize - (v. t.) To convert into actual money; as, to realize assets.
    Realize - (v. i.) To convert any kind of property into money, especially property representing investments, as shares in stock companies, bonds, etc.
    Realizer - (n.) One who realizes.
    Realizing - (a.) Serving to make real, or to impress on the mind as a reality; as, a realizing view of the danger incurred.
    Reallege - (v. t.) To allege again.
    Realliance - (n.) A renewed alliance.
    Really - (adv.) Royally.
    Really - (adv.) In a real manner; with or in reality; actually; in truth.
    Realm - (n.) A royal jurisdiction or domain; a region which is under the dominion of a king; a kingdom.
    Realm - (n.) Hence, in general, province; region; country; domain; department; division; as, the realm of fancy.
    Realmless - (a.) Destitute of a realm.
    Realness - (n.) The quality or condition of being real; reality.
    Realty - (n.) Royalty.
    Realty - (n.) Loyalty; faithfulness.
    Realty - (n.) Reality.
    Realty - (n.) Immobility, or the fixed, permanent nature of real property; as, chattels which savor of the realty; -- so written in legal language for reality.
    Realty - (n.) Real estate; a piece of real property.
    Sangreal - (n.) See Holy Grail, under Grail.
    Sidereal - (a.) Relating to the stars; starry; astral; as, sidereal astronomy.
    Sidereal - (a.) Measuring by the apparent motion of the stars; designated, marked out, or accompanied, by a return to the same position in respect to the stars; as, the sidereal revolution of a planet; a sidereal day.
    Siderealize - (v. t.) To elevate to the stars, or to the region of the stars; to etherealize.
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    Oxford: Definition:
    Real - adj. 1 actually existing or occurring. 2 genuine; rightly so called; not artificial. 3 law consisting of immovable property such as land or houses (real estate). 4 appraised by purchasing power (real value). 5 math. (of a quantity) having no imaginary part (see *imaginary 2). adv. Scot. & us colloq. Really, very. for real colloq. Seriously, in earnest. The real thing (of an object or emotion) genuine, not inferior. [anglo-french and latin realis from res thing]
    Real - n. Hist. Coin and monetary unit in spanish-speaking countries. [spanish: related to *royal]
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    Arboreal - adj. Of or living in trees. [latin arbor tree]
    Arboreal - adj. Of or living in trees. [latin arbor tree]
    Cereal - n. 1 a grain used for food. B wheat, maize, rye, etc. Producing this. 2 breakfast food made from a cereal. adj. Of edible grain. [latin ceres goddess of agriculture]
    Corn1 n. 1 a cereal before or after harvesting, esp. The chief crop of a region. B grain or seed of a cereal plant. 2 colloq. Something corny or trite. [old english] -
    Corporeal - adj. Bodily, physical, material. corporeality n. Corporeally adv. [latin: related to *corporal2]
    Ethereal - adj. 1 light, airy. 2 highly delicate, esp. In appearance. 3 heavenly. ethereally adv. [greek: related to *ether]
    Funereal - adj. 1 of or appropriate to a funeral. 2 dismal, dark. funereally adv.
    Incorporeal - adj. Without physical or material existence. incorporeally adv. Incorporeity n.
    Marmoreal - adj. Of or like marble. [latin: related to *marble]
    Peer of the realm - n. Peer entitled to sit in the house of lords.
    Real ale - n. Beer regarded as brewed in a traditional way.
    Realign - v. 1 align again. 2 regroup in politics etc. realignment n.
    Realism - n. 1 practice of regarding things in their true nature and dealing with them as they are. 2 fidelity to nature in representation; the showing of life etc. As it is. 3 philos. Doctrine that abstract concepts have an objective existence. realist n.
    Realistic - adj. 1 regarding things as they are; following a policy of realism. 2 based on facts rather than ideals. realistically adv.
    Reality - n. (pl. -ies) 1 what is real or existent or underlies appearances. 2 (foll. By of) the real nature of. 3 real existence; state of being real. 4 resemblance to an original. in reality in fact. [medieval latin or french: related to *real1]
    Realize - v. (also -ise) (-zing or -sing) 1 (often foll. By that) be fully aware of; conceive as real. 2 understand clearly. 3 present as real. 4 convert into actuality. 5 a convert into money. B acquire (profit). C be sold for (a specified price). realizable adj. Realization n.
    Real life - n. 1 life lived by actual people. 2 (attrib.) (real-life) actual, not fictional (her real-life husband).
    Reallocate - v. (-ting) allocate again or differently. reallocation n.
    Really - adv. 1 in reality. 2 very (really useful). 3 indeed, i assure you. 4 expression of mild protest or surprise.
    Realm - n. 1 formal kingdom. 2 domain (realm of myth). [latin *regimen]
    Real money - n. Current coin; cash.
    Real tennis - n. Original form of tennis played on an indoor court.
    Real time - n. 1 actual time during which a process occurs. 2 (attrib.) (real-time) computing (of a system) in which the response time is the actual time during which an event occurs.
    Realty - n. Real estate.
    Self-realization - n. Development of one's abilities etc.
    Sidereal - adj. Of the constellations or fixed stars. [latin sidus sider- star]
    Sidereal day - n. Time between successive meridional transits of a star etc.
    Surreal - adj. Unreal; dreamlike; bizarre. [back-formation from *surrealism]
    Surrealism - n. 20th-c. Movement in art and literature, attempting to express the subconscious mind by dream imagery, bizarre juxtapositions, etc. surrealist n. & adj. Surrealistic adj. Surrealistically adv. [french: related to *sur-1, *real1]
    Unreal - adj. 1 not real. 2 imaginary. 3 slang incredible. unreality n.
    Unrealistic - adj. Not realistic. unrealistically adv.
    Unrealizable - adj. (also -isable) that cannot be realized.
    Unrealized - adj. (also -ised) not realized.
    Venereal - adj. 1 of sexual desire or intercourse. 2 of venereal disease. [latin venus veneris sexual love]
    Venereal disease - n. Disease contracted by sexual intercourse with an infected person or congenitally.
    Virtual reality - n. Simulation of the real world by a computer.

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