1. a neurochemical occurring naturally in the brain and having analgesic properties

    Type Of : neurochemical, peptide


  1. attracting or delighting

    Synonyms : piquant
    Examples :
    • an engaging frankness


  1. feeling great rapture or delight

    Synonyms : ecstatic, rapt, rapturous, rhapsodic


  1. right granted by law or contract (especially a right to benefits)

    Type Of : claim, title
    Examples :
    • entitlements make up the major part of the federal budget


  1. the branch of biology that studies the formation and early development of living organisms

    Type Of : biological science, biology


  1. issue or terminate (in a specified way, state, etc.); end

    Synonyms : result
    Type Of : prove, turn out, turn up


  1. any of numerous venomous fanged snakes of warmer parts of both hemispheres

    Synonyms : elapid snake
    Type Of : snake, ophidian, serpent


  1. act of ascertaining or fixing the value or worth of

    Synonyms : rating
    Type Of : assessment, judgement, judgment
  2. an appraisal of the value of something

    Synonyms : rating, valuation
    Type Of : appraisal, assessment


  1. someone who organizes a business venture and assumes the risk for it

    Synonyms : enterpriser
    Type Of : businessperson, bourgeois


  1. property of a personal character that is portable but not used in business

    Synonyms : personal effects
    Type Of : personal estate, personal property, personalty, private property
    Examples :
    • she left some of her personal effects in the house
    • I watched over their effects until they returned