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Crossword Puzzle Answers for: ???IC

afric

afric
(a.) African.
(n.) Africa.

antic

antic
(a.) Old; antique.
(a.) Odd; fantastic; fanciful; grotesque; ludicrous.
(n.) A buffoon or merry-andrew; one that practices odd gesticulations; the Fool of the old play.
(n.) An odd imagery, device, or tracery; a fantastic figure.
(n.) A grotesque trick; a piece of buffoonery; a caper.
(n.) A grotesque representation.
(n.) An antimask.
(v. i.) To perform antics.
(v. t.) To make appear like a buffoon.

asdic

asdic
A measuring instrument that sends out an acoustic pulse in water and measures distances in terms of the time for the echo of the pulse to return; "sonar is an acronym for sound navigation ranging"; "asdic is an acronym for antisubmarine detection investigation committee"
British term for sonar

aspic

aspic
(n.) The venomous asp.
(n.) A piece of ordnance carrying a 12 pound shot.
(n.) A European species of lavender (Lavandula spica), which produces a volatile oil. See Spike.
(n.) A savory meat jelly containing portions of fowl, game, fish, hard boiled eggs, etc.

attic

attic
(a.) Of or pertaining to Attica, in Greece, or to Athens, its principal city; marked by such qualities as were characteristic of the Athenians; classical; refined.
(a.) A low story above the main order or orders of a facade, in the classical styles; -- a term introduced in the 17th century. Hence:
(a.) A room or rooms behind that part of the exterior; all the rooms immediately below the roof.
(a.) An Athenian; an Athenian author.

aulic

aulic
(a.) Pertaining to a royal court.
(n.) The ceremony observed in conferring the degree of doctor of divinity in some European universities. It begins by a harangue of the chancellor addressed to the young doctor, who then receives the cap, and presides at the disputation (also called the aulic).

auric

auric
(a.) Of or pertaining to gold.
(a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, gold; -- said of those compounds of gold in which this element has its higher valence; as, auric oxide; auric chloride.

azoic

azoic
(a.) Destitute of any vestige of organic life, or at least of animal life; anterior to the existence of animal life; formed when there was no animal life on the globe; as, the azoic. rocks.

baric

baric
(a.) Of or pertaining to barium; as, baric oxide.
(a.) Of or pertaining to weight, esp. to the weight or pressure of the atmosphere as measured by the barometer.

basic

basic
(a.) Relating to a base; performing the office of a base in a salt.
(a.) Having the base in excess, or the amount of the base atomically greater than that of the acid, or exceeding in proportion that of the related neutral salt.
(a.) Apparently alkaline, as certain normal salts which exhibit alkaline reactions with test paper.
(a.) Said of crystalline rocks which contain a relatively low percentage of silica, as basalt.

boric

boric
(a.) Of, pertaining to, or containing, boron.

cazic

cazic
(n.) A chief or petty king among some tribes of Indians in America.

ceric

ceric
Of or relating to or containing cerium especially with valence 4

cetic

cetic
(a.) Of or pertaining to a whale.

civic

civic
(a.) Relating to, or derived from, a city or citizen; relating to man as a member of society, or to civil affairs.

colic

colic
(a.) Of or pertaining to colic; affecting the bowels.
(a.) Of or pertaining to the colon; as, the colic arteries.
(n.) A severe paroxysmal pain in the abdomen, due to spasm, obstruction, or distention of some one of the hollow viscera.

comic

comic
(a.) Relating to comedy, as distinct from tragedy.
(a.) Causing mirth; ludicrous.
(n.) A comedian.

conic

conic
(a.) Alt. of Conical
(n.) A conic section.

cubic

cubic
(a.) Alt. of Cubical
(n.) A curve of the third degree.

cufic

cufic
(a.) Of or pertaining to the older characters of the Arabic language.

cynic

cynic
(a.) Alt. of Cynical
(n.) One of a sect or school of philosophers founded by Antisthenes, and of whom Diogenes was a disciple. The first Cynics were noted for austere lives and their scorn for social customs and current philosophical opinions. Hence the term Cynic symbolized, in the popular judgment, moroseness, and contempt for the views of others.
(n.) One who holds views resembling those of the Cynics; a snarler; a misanthrope; particularly, a person who believes that human conduct is directed, either consciously or unconsciously, wholly by self-interest or self-indulgence, and that appearances to the contrary are superficial and untrustworthy.

daric

daric
(n.) A gold coin of ancient Persia, weighing usually a little more than 128 grains, and bearing on one side the figure of an archer.
(n.) A silver coin of about 86 grains, having the figure of an archer, and hence, in modern times, called a daric.
(n.) Any very pure gold coin.

doric

doric
(a.) Pertaining to Doris, in ancient Greece, or to the Dorians; as, the Doric dialect.
(a.) Belonging to, or resembling, the oldest and simplest of the three orders of architecture used by the Greeks, but ranked as second of the five orders adopted by the Romans. See Abacus, Capital, Order.
(a.) Of or relating to one of the ancient Greek musical modes or keys. Its character was adapted both to religions occasions and to war.
(n.) The Doric dialect.
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