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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Lacking a head or a clearly defined head.

Usage examples (26)
  • acephalous worms
  • This excerpt sums up the modus operandi of a rogue vice presidency in an at-times acephalous executive branch:
  • Resistance by acephalous societies proved remarkably difficult to suppress, since each community had to be defeated in turn.
  • The admirable phrase, “A man with a special subject,” might have been invented on purpose for these acephalous species in the domain of literature and politics. for more
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