Crossword clues for azt
The Collaborative International Dictionary
AZT \AZT\ n. same as azidothymidine. [acronym]
n. (abbreviation of azidothymidine English)
AZT may refer to:
- Azerbaijan Time Zone
- Zidovudine (Azidothymidine), an antiretroviral drug used to treat HIV/AIDS
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Usage examples of "azt".
But we try to bear in mind that these miserable and spiritually impoverished Indians—or Aztecs, as most Spaniards now refer to this particular tribe or nation of them hereabouts—are inferior to all the rest of mankind, and therefore, in their insignificance, deserve our tolerant indulgence.
This Mexícatl—he repudiates both the appellations Aztec and Indian—is of a high grade of intelligence (for his race), is articulate, is possessed of what education was heretofore afforded in these parts, and has been in his time a scrivener of what passes for writing among these people.
So we have provided an interpreter, a young lad who has considerable proficiency in Náhuatl (which is what these Aztecs call their guttural language of lengthy and unlovely words).
From the very first opening of his mouth, the Aztec evinces disrespect for our person, our cloth, and our office as our Revered Majesty's personally chosen missionary, which disrespect is an implicit insult to our sovereign himself.
Except for Your Majesty's command that all "be set forth in much detail," we would not allow our scribes to commit portions of the Aztec's narrative to the permanence of parchment.
We will try to regard the Indian's pernicious maunderings merely as evidence that during his lifetime the Adversary arranged many sorts of temptations and trials for him, God permitting it for the stoutening of the Aztec's soul.
We only beg and urge, Sire, that when you have read this next segment of the Aztec's life history—since it contains passages that would sicken Sodom—Your Majesty will reconsider your command that this chronicle be continued.
In any case, we must reply: No, Sire, we know nothing of the properties the Aztec ascribes to the root called barbasco.
It was Aztlan, The Place of Snowy Egrets, and at that time they called themselves the Aztlantláca or the Aztéca, the Egret People.
But Aztlan was a hard country, and their chief god Huitzilopóchtli told them of a sweeter land to be found to the south.
So all the Aztéca abandoned their fine homes and palaces and pyramids and temples and gardens, and they set out southward.
Others were hospitable and let the Aztéca rest among them, sometimes for a short while, sometimes for many years, and those peoples were repaid by being taught the noble language, the arts and sciences known only to the Aztéca.
The Aztéca lived on that Grasshopper Hill while their priests continued to range about the valley in search of the eagle on the nopali.
Now, in the Tecpanéca dialect of our language, the nopali cactus is called tenochtli, so those people called the Aztéca the Tenochca, and in time the Aztéca themselves took that name of Cactus People.
All the Tenochca-Aztéca immediately and joyfully moved from Chapultepec to that island.