Do we really need four words for this?

Really? And the last entry winds up with the word "english" used as a verb. Wild.acaulescent, a.Bot.Apparently stemless, having a very short stem, or having the stem concealed in the ground.--------------acauline, a.Bot.= ACAULESCENT.------------acaulose, a.Bot.= ACAULESCENT.------------acaulous, a.Bot.= ACAULESCENT.¶Of the three preceding attempts to english Linnæus's acaulis, Jussieu's acaule, this is most in accordance with Eng. analogies.

Fact v. Truth

"One notes that in everyday speech the word 'fact' has taken the place of 'truth'; 'it is a fact' is now the formula for a categorical assertion. Where fact is made the criterion, knowledge has been rendered unattainable. And the public is being taught systematically to make this fatal confusion of factual particulars with wisdom. … Continue reading Fact v. Truth