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Remitting

Synonyms:

giving, abating, absolution, absolve, acquittal, authorise, authorize, avoid, bear, behave.
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Correct spelling:
nates
Definition:
1. The buttocks. 2. The two anterior bodies or superior hillocks of the corpora quadrigemina, colliculi superiores.

Synonyms:

noun
nates
backside, behind, bottom, bum, buns, butt, buttocks, can, derriere, fanny, fundament, hind end, hindquarters, keister, posterior, prat, rear, rump, seat, stern, tail, tail end, tooshie, tush, ass, arse.
Examples of usage:
  1. It is especially necessary carefully to dry the arm- pits, groins, and nates; and if the child is very fat, it will be well to dust over these parts with hair- powder or starch: this prevents excoriations and sores, which are frequently very troublesome. – The Maternal Management of Children, in Health and Disease. by Thomas Bull, M.D.
  2. He is steeped too deeply in the base nomenclature of the antique school, and too indolent to question the import of Pons, Commissure, Island, Taenia, Nates, Testes, Cornu, Hippocamp, Thalamus, Vermes, Arbor Vitro, Respiratory Tract, Ganglia of Increase, and all such phrase of unmeaning sound, ever to be productive of lucid interpretation of the cerebro- spinal ens. – Surgical Anatomy by Joseph Maclise
  3. Any condition that makes it painful to use the upper part of the lower limb and especially the group of large posterior leg muscles just below the nates is called sciatica. – Psychotherapy by James J. Walsh

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