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contend , con·tend / kənˈtend/ • v. 1. [intr.] (contend with/against) struggle to surmount (a difficulty or danger): she had to contend with his uncertain temp… distend , dis·tend / disˈtend/ • v. [tr.] cause (something) to swell by stretching it from inside: air is introduced into the stomach to distend it | [as adj.]… Carbonization , carbonization See FOSSILIZATION. carbonization See fossilization. honey-buzzard , honey buzzards (Pernis) See ACCIPITRIDAE. Pernis (honey buzzards) See ACCIPITRIDAE. mercaptan , thiol See SULPHYDRYL. thiol See SULPHYDRYL. Blister Beetle , blister beetle See MELOIDAE.
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