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Crossword Solver Answers for: ?EC???E

because

because
(conj.) By or for the cause that; on this account that; for the reason that.
(conj.) In order that; that.

decease

decease
(n.) Departure, especially departure from this life; death.
(v. i.) To depart from this life; to die; to pass away.

deceive

deceive
(v. t.) To lead into error; to cause to believe what is false, or disbelieve what is true; to impose upon; to mislead; to cheat; to disappoint; to delude; to insnare.
(v. t.) To beguile; to amuse, so as to divert the attention; to while away; to take away as if by deception.
(v. t.) To deprive by fraud or stealth; to defraud.

declare

declare
(v. i.) To make a declaration, or an open and explicit avowal; to proclaim one's self; -- often with for or against; as, victory declares against the allies.
(v. i.) To state the plaintiff's cause of action at law in a legal form; as, the plaintiff declares in trespass.
(v. t.) To make clear; to free from obscurity.
(v. t.) To make known by language; to communicate or manifest explicitly and plainly in any way; to exhibit; to publish; to proclaim; to announce.
(v. t.) To make declaration of; to assert; to affirm; to set forth; to avow; as, he declares the story to be false.
(v. t.) To make full statement of, as goods, etc., for the purpose of paying taxes, duties, etc.

decline

decline
(v. i.) To bend, or lean downward; to take a downward direction; to bend over or hang down, as from weakness, weariness, despondency, etc.; to condescend.
(v. i.) To tend or draw towards a close, decay, or extinction; to tend to a less perfect state; to become diminished or impaired; to fail; to sink; to diminish; to lessen; as, the day declines; virtue declines; religion declines; business declines.
(v. i.) To turn or bend aside; to deviate; to stray; to withdraw; as, a line that declines from straightness; conduct that declines from sound morals.
(v. i.) To turn away; to shun; to refuse; -- the opposite of accept or consent; as, he declined, upon principle.
(v. i.) A falling off; a tendency to a worse state; diminution or decay; deterioration; also, the period when a thing is tending toward extinction or a less perfect state; as, the decline of life; the decline of strength; the decline of virtue and religion.
(v. i.) That period of a disorder or paroxysm when the symptoms begin to abate in violence; as, the decline of a fever.
(v. i.) A gradual sinking and wasting away of the physical faculties; any wasting disease, esp. pulmonary consumption; as, to die of a decline.
(v. t.) To bend downward; to bring down; to depress; to cause to bend, or fall.
(v. t.) To cause to decrease or diminish.
(v. t.) To put or turn aside; to turn off or away from; to refuse to undertake or comply with; reject; to shun; to avoid; as, to decline an offer; to decline a contest; he declined any participation with them.
(v. t.) To inflect, or rehearse in order the changes of grammatical form of; as, to decline a noun or an adjective.
(v. t.) To run through from first to last; to repeat like a schoolboy declining a noun.

decuple

decuple
(a.) Tenfold.
(n.) A number ten times repeated.
(v. t.) To make tenfold; to multiply by ten.

hectare

hectare
(n.) A measure of area, or superficies, containing a hundred ares, or 10,000 square meters, and equivalent to 2.471 acres.

lecture

lecture
(n.) The act of reading; as, the lecture of Holy Scripture.
(n.) A discourse on any subject; especially, a formal or methodical discourse, intended for instruction; sometimes, a familiar discourse, in contrast with a sermon.
(n.) A reprimand or formal reproof from one having authority.
(n.) A rehearsal of a lesson.
(v. i.) To deliver a lecture or lectures.
(v. t.) To read or deliver a lecture to.
(v. t.) To reprove formally and with authority.

necktie

necktie
(n.) A scarf, band, or kerchief of silk, etc., passing around the neck or collar and tied in front; a bow of silk, etc., fastened in front of the neck.

necrose

necrose
(v. t. & i.) To affect with necrosis; to unergo necrosis.

pectate

pectate
(n.) A salt of pectic acid.

pectize

pectize
(v. i.) To congeal; to change into a gelatinous mass.

pectose

pectose
(n.) An amorphous carbohydrate found in the vegetable kingdom, esp. in unripe fruits. It is associated with cellulose, and is converted into substances of the pectin group.

receive

receive
(v. i.) To receive visitors; to be at home to receive calls; as, she receives on Tuesdays.
(v. i.) To return, or bat back, the ball when served; as, it is your turn to receive.
(v. t.) To take, as something that is offered, given, committed, sent, paid, or the like; to accept; as, to receive money offered in payment of a debt; to receive a gift, a message, or a letter.
(v. t.) Hence: To gain the knowledge of; to take into the mind by assent to; to give admission to; to accept, as an opinion, notion, etc.; to embrace.
(v. t.) To allow, as a custom, tradition, or the like; to give credence or acceptance to.
(v. t.) To give admittance to; to permit to enter, as into one's house, presence, company, and the like; as, to receive a lodger, visitor, ambassador, messenger, etc.
(v. t.) To admit; to take in; to hold; to contain; to have capacity for; to be able to take in.
(v. t.) To be affected by something; to suffer; to be subjected to; as, to receive pleasure or pain; to receive a wound or a blow; to receive damage.
(v. t.) To take from a thief, as goods known to be stolen.
(v. t.) To bat back (the ball) when served.

recense

recense
(v. t.) To review; to revise.

rechase

rechase
(v. t.) To chase again; to chase or drive back.

recline

recline
(v. i.) To lean or incline; as, to recline against a wall.
(v. i.) To assume, or to be in, a recumbent position; as, to recline on a couch.
(v. t.) To cause or permit to lean, incline, rest, etc.; to place in a recumbent position; as, to recline the head on the hand.
(v. t.) Having a reclining posture; leaning; reclining.
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