Decree - Crossword Clue

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  1. have an effect or outcome; often the one desired or expected; "The voting process doesn't work as well as people thought"; "How does your idea work in practice?"; "This method doesn't work"; "The breaks of my new car act quickly"; "The medicine works only if you take it with a lot of water"
  2. be suitable for theatrical performance; "This scene acts well"
  3. something that people do or cause to happen
  4. a legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body
  5. a short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program;
  6. a subdivision of a play or opera or ballet
  7. a manifestation of insincerity; "he put on quite an act for her benefit"
  8. behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself; "You should act like an adult"; "Don't behave like a fool"; "What makes her do this way?"; "The dog acts ferocious, but he is really afraid of people"
  9. pretend
  1. declare to be; "She was declared incompetent"; "judge held that the defendant was innocent"
  1. a legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge); "a friend in New Mexico said that the order caused no trouble out there"
  2. a formal or authoritative proclamation
  3. Decree
  1. a legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge); "a friend in New Mexico said that the order caused no trouble out there"
  1. issue an order
  2. appoint to a clerical posts; "he was ordained in the Church"
  3. invest with ministerial or priestly authority; "The minister was ordained only last month"
  4. order by virtue of superior authority; decree; "The King ordained the persecution and expulsion of the Jews"; "the legislature enacted this law in 1985"
  1. (mathematics) a standard procedure for solving a class of mathematical problems; "he determined the upper bound with Descartes' rule of signs"; "he gave us a general formula for attacking polynomials"
  2. a rule or law concerning a natural phenomenon or the function of a complex system; "the principle of the conservation of mass"; "the principle of jet propulsion"; "the right-hand rule for inductive fields"
  3. keep in check; "rule one's temper"
  4. a basic generalization that is accepted as true and that can be used as a basis for reasoning or conduct; "their principles of composition characterized all their works"
  5. decide with authority; "The King decreed that all firstborn males should be killed"
  6. any one of a systematic body of regulations defining the way of life of members of a religious order; "the rule of St. Dominic"
  7. decide on and make a declaration about; "find someone guilty"
  8. prescribed guide for conduct or action
  1. an edict of the Russian tsar
  2. 2. An arbitrary decree from any source.
Clue Database Last Updated: 14/11/2018 9:00am

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Do one's part?
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Drama division
Dramatize, with "out"
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Eliminate, with "out"
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Exclude, with "out"
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Fine to abandon truth in law passed
Follow direction?
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Inserting chapter, prepare to publish formal proclamation
It may be hard to follow
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It may be staged
It may begin "Do not ..."
It separates two breaks
It's been passed
It's handed down
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Junta's act
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Leads for amazingly competent thespians in play
Listing in Hoyle's
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Make a move
Make a priest or old monk take one in
Make a scene?
Malfunction, with "up"
Measuring stick
Misbehave, with "up"
More than talk
Not delay
Not hesitate
Occupy the throne
Official order
Official proclamation
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One of five in "Othello"
Order not entirely predictable
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Papal bull, e.g.
Part of a play
Perform in plays
Performance piece?
Play a part
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Play part
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Proclamation wrongly cited
Production part
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Section of a play
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Short answers?
Show biz group
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Show piece?
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The whole song and dance?
Three strikes and you're
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Tsarist decree
Undemocratic law
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Word with slide or home
Work within a company, sa
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___ of Nantes, 1598

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