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What is the difference between abstruse and abstrude?

abstruse | abstrude | Related terms |

Abstrude is a related term of abstruse.


As a adjective abstruse

is {{context|obsolete|lang=en}} concealed or hidden out of the way; secret {{defdate|attested from the late 16th century until the mid 18th century}}.

As a verb abstrude is

{{context|transitive|obsolete term|lang=en}} to thrust away - johnson.

What is the difference between ivory and eburnation?

ivory | eburnation | Related terms |

Eburnation is a related term of ivory.


As nouns the difference between ivory and eburnation

is that ivory is {{context|uncountable|lang=en}} the hard white form of dentine which forms the tusks of elephants, walruses and other animals while eburnation is degenerative process of bone occurring at sites of articular cartilage erosion commonly found in patients with osteoarthritis sub-chondral bone responds to increased friction by generating reactive, ivory-like, dense bone at the site of erosion.

As a adjective ivory

is made of ivory.

What is the difference between war and warrior?

war | warrior | Related terms |

War is a related term of warrior.

Warrior is a derived term of war.


As nouns the difference between war and warrior

is that war is {{context|uncountable|lang=en}} organized]], large-scale, armed conflict between [[country|countries or between national, ethnic, or other sizeable groups, usually involving the engagement of military forces while warrior is a person who is actively engaged in battle, conflict or warfare; a soldier or combatant.

As a verb war

is {{context|intransitive|lang=en}} to engage in conflict (may be followed by "with" to specify the foe).

What is the difference between war and warlord?

war | warlord | Related terms |

War is a related term of warlord.

Warlord is a derived term of war.


As nouns the difference between war and warlord

is that war is {{context|uncountable|lang=en}} organized]], large-scale, armed conflict between [[country|countries or between national, ethnic, or other sizeable groups, usually involving the engagement of military forces while warlord is a high military officer in a warlike nation.

As a verb war

is {{context|intransitive|lang=en}} to engage in conflict (may be followed by "with" to specify the foe).

What is the difference between army and armed?

army | armed | Related terms |

Armed is a related term of army.


As a noun army

is a large, highly organized military force, concerned mainly with ground (rather than air or naval) operations.

As a adjective armed is

{{context|sometimes|in combination|lang=en}} equipped, especially with a weapon or armed can be {{context|chiefly|in combination|lang=en}} having an arm or arms, often of a specified number or type.

As a verb armed is

(arm).

What is the difference between burn and bourn?

burn | bourn | Related terms |

Bourn is a related term of burn.


As nouns the difference between burn and bourn

is that burn is a physical injury caused by heat or cold or electricity or radiation or caustic chemicals or burn can be {{context|scotland|northern england|lang=en}} a stream while bourn is a small stream or brook or bourn can be destination.

As a verb burn

is {{context|intransitive|lang=en}} to be consumed by fire, or at least in flames.

What is the difference between army and armor?

army | armor | Related terms |

Armor is a related term of army.


As nouns the difference between army and armor

is that army is a large, highly organized military force, concerned mainly with ground (rather than air or naval) operations while armor is {{context|uncountable|lang=en}} a protective layer over a body, vehicle, or other object intended to deflect or diffuse damaging forces.

As a verb armor is

{{context|transitive|lang=en}} to equip something with armor or a protective coating or hardening.

What is the difference between forensic and forensics?

forensic | forensics | Related terms |

Forensic is a related term of forensics.

Forensics is a derived term of forensic.


As a adjective forensic

is relating to the use of science and technology in the investigation and establishment of facts or evidence in a court of law.

As a noun forensics is

the study of formal debate; rhetoric.

What is the difference between act and action?

act | action | Related terms |

Action is a related term of act.

Act is a related term of action.


As nouns the difference between act and action

is that act is {{context|countable|lang=en}} something done, a deed while action is something done so as to accomplish a purpose.

As verbs the difference between act and action

is that act is {{context|intransitive|lang=en}} to do something while action is {{context|transitive|management|lang=en}} to act on a request etc, in order to put it into effect.

As a interjection action is

demanding or signifying the start of something, usually an act or scene of a theatric performance.

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