Science / Astrology / Accidental: Ascendant From Evangeline Adams' horary technique in which an Ascendant is determined according to the time and date of the questions, and the querent's natal horoscope is rotated according to this new or accidental Ascendant in order to make horary deductions from the natal chart.
Accidental Adjective Synonyms: chance, fortuitous, lucky, unlucky, serendipitous, undesigned, unpremeditated, uncalculated, unintended, unintentional, unwitting, inadvertent, unexpected, unplanned, unforeseen, unanticipated, adventitious, casual, random
Science / Astrology / Accidental Dignity: A planet that occupies its house of natural rulership or falls within 5° of an angle is said to be accidentally dignified. The term is also applied to planets in angular houses and to the most elevat MORE
Entertainment / Literature / Travesty: Debasement of a serious subject or serious literary work either accidentally or through intentional satire--especially through treating a dignified topic in a silly or inappropriate manner. For instan MORE
Entertainment / Literature / Irony: Cicero referred to irony as 'saying one thing and meaning another.' Irony comes in many forms. Verbal irony (also called sarcasm) is a trope in which a speaker makes a statement in which its actual me MORE
Technology / Motors / Guarded Motor: An open motor in which all openings giving direct access to live or rotating parts (except smooth shafts) are limited in size by the design of the structural parts or by screens, grills, expanded meta MORE
Entertainment / Literature / Historia: (pluralhistoriae): This Latin word gives us the modern word history, but the connection between the two terms is tenuous. Most modern readers think of a history or a historical treatise as a scholar's MORE