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abase: v. humiliate; lower or depress in rank or esteem

abbess: n. the lady superior of a nunnery.

abbey: n. the group of buildings which collectively form the dwelling-place of a society of monks or nuns.

abbot: n. the superior of a community of monks.

abdicate: v. give up, renounce, abandon, lay down, or withdraw from, as a right or claim

abdomen: n. belly, or that part of the body between the thorax and the pelvis

abdominal: n. of, pertaining to, or situated on the abdomen.

abduction: n. criminal act of capturing and carrying away by force

abed: adv. in bed; on a bed.

aberration: n. deviation from a right, customary, or prescribed course.

abet: v. aid, usually in doing something wrong; encourage

abeyance: n. suspended action; temporary cessation or suspension

abhorrence: n. the act of detesting extremely.

abhorrent: adj. very repugnant; hateful.

abidance: n. an abiding.

abject: a. being of the most miserable kind; wretched; lacking pride; brought low in condition or status

abjure: v. renounce upon oath; abandon forever

able-bodied: adj. competent for physical service.

ablution: n. washing or cleansing of the body, especially as part of religious rite

abnegate: v. give up or surrender; deny something to oneself

abnormal: a. unusual; not typical; not normal

abominable: a. detestable; extremely unpleasant; very bad

abominate: v. to hate violently.

abomination: n. a very detestable act or practice.

aboriginal: a. being the first of its kind in a region; primitive; native

aborigines: n. the original of earliest known inhabitants of a country.

abrade: v. wear away by friction; scrape; erode

abrasion: n. scratch; friction

abridge: v. condense; shorten; reduce length of written text

abridgment: n. a condensed form as of a book or play.

abrogate: a. abolish, do away with, or annul, especially by authority

abrupt: a. broken off; very steep; having sudden transitions from one subject to another

abscess: n. a collection of pus in a cavity formed within some tissue of the body.

abscission: n. the act of cutting off, as in a surgical operation.

abscond: v. leave quickly and secretly and hide oneself, often to avoid arrest or prosecution

absence: n. state of being absent; state of being away

absent-minded: adj. lacking in attention to immediate surroundings or business.

absolution: n. act of absolving or the state of being absolved; formal remission of sin imparted by a priest

absolve: v. let off hook; relieve of requirement or obligation

absorb: v. assimilate or incorporate; suck or drink up; occupy full attention

absorption: n. process of absorbing nutrients into the body after digestion; state of mental concentration

abstain: v. refrain; hold oneself back voluntarily from an action or practice

abstemious: a. sparing or moderation in eating and drinking; temperate

abstinence: n. restraint from eating or drinking; refraining from indulging appetite or desire

abstruse: a. obscure; profound; difficult to understand.

absurd: a. preposterous; ridiculously incongruous or unreasonable; foolish

abundant: a. plentiful; possessing riches or resources

abusive: a. coarsely insulting; physically harmful; characterized by improper or wrongful use

abut: v. border upon; adjoin; touch or end at one end or side; lie adjacent

abyss: n. enormous chasm; vast bottomless pit; any deep, immeasurable space; hell

academic: a. related to school; not practical or directly useful; relating to scholarly organization; based on formal education

academician: n. a scholar who is skilled in academic disputation

academy: n. school for special instruction; society of scholars, scientists, or artists

accede: v. agree; give consent, often at insistence of another; concede

accelerate: v. move faster; cause to develop or progress more quickly; occur sooner than expected

accept: v. to take when offered.

access: n. approach; entry; entrance

accessible: a. easily approached or entered; obtainable; easy to talk to or get along with

accession: n. induction or elevation, as to dignity, office, or government.

accessory: n. additional object; useful but not essential thing; subordinate or supplementary item

acclaim: v. applaud; announce with great approval

accommodate: v. do a favor or service for; provide for; supply with; make suitable; adapt; allow for

accompaniment: n. act of accompanying someone or something

accompanist: n. one who or that which accompanies.

accompany: v. travel with; be associated with

accomplice: n. partner in crime; associate in wrongdoing

accomplish: v. succeed in doing; bring to pass; achieve; reach the end of; complete

accordion: n. a portable box-shaped free-reed instrument; reeds that are made to vibrate by air from the bellows controlled by the player

accost: v. approach and speak to boldly or aggressively, as with demand or request

account: n. narrative or record of events; reason given for a particular action or event

accouter: v. equip; provide with military equipment

accredit: v. authorize; commission; give credit for

accumulate: v. pile up; collect; mount up; increase

accuracy: n. quality of nearness to the truth or the true value

accurate: a. capable of providing a correct reading or measurement; performing with care and precision

accursed: adj. doomed to evil, misery, or misfortune.

accusation: n. indictment; charge of wrongdoing that is made against a person or other party

accusatory: adj. of, pertaining to, or involving an accusation.

accuse: v. blame; condemn

accustom: v. to make familiar by use.

acerbity: n. bitterness of speech and temper; sourness or acidness of taste, character, or tone

acetate: n. a salt of acetic acid.

acetic: a. having properties of vinegar; sour

ache: v. to be in pain or distress.

achillean: adj. invulnerable.

achromatic: adj. colorless,

acid: n. sour; water-soluble compounds having a sour taste; quality of being sarcastic, bitter, or scornful

acidify: v. to change into acid.

acknowledge: v. declare to be true or admit; express obligation, thanks

acknowledgment: n. recognition.

acme: n. the highest point or level, as of achievement or development; maturity or perfection of animal

acoustic: adj. pertaining to the act or sense of hearing.

acquaint: v. inform about; cause to come to know personally; make familiar

acquiesce: v. assent; agree without protesting

acquiescence: n. passive consent.

acquit: v. to free or clear, as from accusation.

acquittal: n. state of being found or proved not guilty; judgment of not guilty

acquittance: n. release or discharge from indebtedness, obligation, or responsibility.

acreage: n. quantity or extent of land, especially of cultivated land.

acrid: a. unpleasantly sharp or bitter to taste or smell; bitterly pungent

acrimonious: a. bitter and sharp in language, tone, or manner

acrimony: n. sharpness or bitterness of speech or temper.

actionable: adj. affording cause for instituting an action, as trespass, slanderous words.

actuality: n. any reality.

actuary: n. an officer, as of an insurance company, who calculates and states the risks and premiums.

actuate: v. put into motion or action; activate

acumen: n. mental keenness; quickness of perception

acute: a. quickly perceptive; keen; having a sharp point or tip; extremely sharp or severe

adamant: a. extremely hard; inflexible; stubbornly unyielding

addendum: n. something added or to be added, especially a supplement to a book

addle: v. muddle; drive crazy; become confused

adduce: v. to bring forward or name for consideration.

adhere: v. stick fast; stick to firmly; be compatible or in accordance with

adherence: n. attachment.

adherent: n. person who adheres; one who follows or upholds a leader, party, cause

adhesion: n. the state of being attached or joined.

adieu: inter. good-by; farewell.

adjacency: n. the state of being adjacent.

adjacent: a. adjoining; neighboring; close to; lying near

adjudge: v. to award or bestow by formal decision.

adjunct: n. something added on or attached generally nonessential or inferior

adjuration: n. a vehement appeal.

adjutant: adj. auxiliary.

administrator: n. one who manages a government agency or department

admissible: adj. having the right or privilege of entry.

admittance: n. entrance, or the right or permission to enter.

admonish: v. warn; counsel someone against something to be avoided

admonition: n. gentle or friendly reproof; cautionary advice or warning

ado: n. doing; bother; troublesome business; fuss; bustle

adoration: n. act of playing honor to a divine being; worship paid to God; act of addressing as a god

adroit: a. skillful and adept under pressing conditions

adulterant: n. an adulterating substance.

adulterate: v. make impure by adding inferior or tainted substances

adumbrate: v. give hint or indication of something; disclose partially or guardedly; overshadow; shade

advent: n. coming or arrival, especially of something extremely important

adverse: a. in opposing direction; harmful or unfavorable; acting or serving to oppose

adversity: n. state of misfortune, hardship, or affliction; misfortune

advert: v. to refer incidentally.

advertiser: n. one who advertises, especially in newspapers.

advisory: a. having power to advice; containing advice

advocacy: n. support; active pleading on behalf of something

advocate: v. speak, plead, or argue in favour of; plead for; push for something

aerial: a. of the air or atmosphere; produced by or found in the air; performed in the air

aeronaut: n. one who navigates the air, a balloonist.

aeronautics: n. the art or practice of flying aircraft

aerostat: n. a balloon or other apparatus floating in or sustained by the air.

aerostatics: n. the branch of pneumatics that treats of the equilibrium, pressure, and mechanical properties.

affable: a. easily approachable; warmly friendly

affect: v. have an emotional or cognitive impact upon

affectation: n. a studied or ostentatious pretense or attempt.

affiliate: v. associate; incorporate

affirmative: a. confirmative; ratifying; giving assent or approval; confirming

affix: v. fasten; append; add on; secure to something

affluence: n. abundance; a plentiful supply of material goods; wealth

affront: n. insult; offense; intentional act of disrespect

afoot: adv. in progress.

aforesaid: adj. said in a preceding part or before.

afresh: adv. once more, after rest or interval.

afterthought: n. a thought that comes later than its appropriate or expected time.

agglomerate: v. to pile or heap together.

aggrandize: v. increase scope of; extend; intensify; make greater in power, influence, stature, or reputation

aggravate: v. worsen; make worse or more troublesome

aggravation: n. the fact of being made heavier or more heinous, as a crime , offense, misfortune, etc.

aggregate: v. gather into a mass, sum, or whole; amount to

aggress: v. to make the first attack.

aggression: n. an unprovoked attack.

aggrieve: v. to give grief or sorrow to.

aghast: a. struck by shock, terror, or amazement

agile: a. moving quickly and lightly; mentally quick

agitate: v. cause to move with violence or sudden force; upset; disturb

agrarian: a. pertaining to land or its cultivation; relating to agricultural or rural matters

aide-de-camp: n. an officer who receives and transmits the orders of the general.

ailment: n. sickness; illness; affliction

airy: adj. delicate, ethereal.

akin: a. of the same kin; related by blood

alabaster: n. a white or delicately tinted fine-grained gypsum.

alacrity: n. cheerful promptness or willingness; eagerness; speed or quickness

albeit: ad. even though; although; notwithstanding

albino: n. a person with milky white skin and hair, and eyes with bright red pupil and usually pink iris.

album: n. a list of names; a register for visitors; a blank book, in which to insert autographs sketches, memorial writing of friends, photographs

alchemy: n. medieval chemistry; magical or mysterious power or process of transforming

alcohol: n. a volatile, inflammable, colorless liquid of a penetrating odor and burning taste.

alcoholism: n. a condition resulting from the inordinate or persistent use of alcoholic beverages.

alcove: n. nook; small, recessed section of a room

alder: n. north temperate shrubs or trees having toothed leaves and cone like fruit

alderman: n. a member of a municipal legislative body, who usually exercises also certain judicial functions.

aldermanship: n. the dignity, condition, office, or term of office of an alderman.

alias: n. assumed name; another name; name that has been assumed temporarily

alien: a. dissimilar, inconsistent, or opposed in nature; very different place, society, or person

alienable: adj. capable of being aliened or alienated, as lands.

alienate: v. cause to become unfriendly or hostile; transfer property or ownership; isolate or dissociate emotionally

alienation: n. estrangement.

aliment: n. that which nourishes.

alkali: n. soda ash; caustic soda, caustic potash; one of a class of caustic bases, such as soda, potash, and ammonia

allay: v. calm; pacify; reduce the intensity of; relieve

allege: v. state without proof; assert to be true

allegory: n. symbolic representation of abstract ideas or principles in narrative, dramatic, or pictorial form

alleviate: v. provide physical relief, as from pain; make easier; remove in part

alley: n. narrow passage, especially a walk or passage in a garden or park, bordered by rows of trees or bushes

alliance: n. state of being allied; act of allying or uniting; a union or connection of interests between families, states, parties

allot: v. parcel out in parts or portions; distribute to each individual concerned; assign as a share or lot

allotment: n. portion.

allude: v. refer casually or indirectly, or by suggestion

allusion: n. indirect reference; symbolical reference or comparison; metaphor

alluvion: n. flood.

ally: n. confederate; partner; collaborator

almanac: n. a series of tables giving the days of the week together with certain astronomical information.

aloof: a. apart; remote in manner; distant physically or emotionally; reserved and remote

altar: n. raised structure on which sacrifices are offered or incense burned to a deity

alter: v. modify; cause to change; make different; convert

alteration: n. passage from one form or state to another; change

altercate: v. to contend angrily or zealously in words.

alternate: a. happening or following in turns; succeeding each other continuously; substitute

alternative: a. one of two or more things, ideas or courses of action that may be used; option; choice

altitude: n. elevation especially above sea level; height

alto: n. the lowest or deepest female voice or part.

altruism: n. benevolence to others on subordination to self-interest.

altruist: n. one who advocates or practices altruism.

amalgam: n. an alloy or union of mercury with another metal.

amalgamate: v. combine; unite in one body; mix or alloy a metal with mercury

amateur: a. nonprofessional; lacking the skill of a professional, as in an art

amatory: adj. designed to excite love.

ambidextrous: a. capable of using either hand with equal ease

ambiguous: a. unclear or doubtful in meaning

ambitious: a. aspiring; having a strong desire for success or achievement

ambrosial: adj. divinely sweet, fragrant, or delicious.

ambulance: n. field hospital organized as to follow an army in its movements; wagon for conveying the wounded to hospital

ambulate: v. to walk about

ambush: n. disposition or arrangement of troops for attacking an enemy unexpectedly from a concealed station

ameliorate: v. make or become better; improve; grow better

amenable: a. responsive to advice or suggestion; responsible to higher authority; willing to comply with; agreeable

americanism: n. a peculiar sense in which an english word or phrase is used in the united states.

amicable: a. exhibiting friendliness or goodwill; not quarrelsome

amity: n. friendship; peaceful relations, as between nations

amorous: a. moved by sexual love; loving

amorphous: a. formless; lacking shape or definition

amour: n. a love-affair, especially one of an illicit nature.

ampere: n. the practical unit of electric-current strength.

amphibious: adj. living both on land and in water.

amphitheater: n. oval building with tiers of seats from central open space or arena

amplitude: n. largeness.

amply: adv. sufficiently.

amputate: v. cut off part of body, especially by surgery; prune

amusement: n. diversion.

anachronism: n. anything occurring or existing out of its proper time.

anagram: n. the letters of a word or phrase so transposed as to make a different word or phrase.

analogous: a. comparable; similar or alike

analogy: n. similarity in some respects; comparison based on similarity

analyst: n. one who analyzes or makes use of the analytical method.

analyze: v. diagnose; examine

anarchy: n. absence of governing body; state of disorder; political disorder and confusion

anathema: n. solemn curse; someone or something regarded as a curse

anatomy: n. detailed analysis; branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals

anecdote: n. short account of amusing or interesting event; short narrative; secret story of history or biography

anemia: n. condition in which blood lacks red corpuscles; deficiency of red blood cells; lack of vitality

anemic: adj. affected with anemia.

anemometer: n. an instrument for measuring the force or velocity of wind.

anesthetic: n. substance that causes loss of sensation; producing temporary loss or impairment of feeling

anew: adv. once more.

angelic: adj. saintly.

anglophobia: n. hatred or dread of england or of what is english.

anglo-saxon: n. the entire english race wherever found, as in europe, the united states, or india.

angular: a. sharp-cornered; consisting of an angle or angles; stiff in manner

anhydrous: adj. withered.

animadversion: n. the utterance of criticism or censure.

animadvert: v. to pass criticism or censure.

animalcule: n. an animal of microscopic smallness.

animate: a. endowed with life; alive; living; animated

animosity: n. bitter hostility; active hatred; hostile feeling or act

annalist: n. historian.

annals: n. chronological record of the events of successive years

annex: v. append or attach; take possession of; incorporate into an existing political unit

annihilate: v. destroy completely; reduce to nonexistence

annotate: v. comment; make explanatory notes

annual: a. occurring or payable every year

annuity: n. annual payment of allowance or income; periodical payment, amounting to a fixed sum in each year

annunciation: n. proclamation.

anode: n. the point where or path by which a voltaic current enters an electrolyte or the like.

anonymous: a. having no name; having unknown or unacknowledged name

antagonism: n. active resistance; condition of being an opposing principle, force, or factor

antarctic: a. opposite to the northern or arctic pole; relating to the southern pole or to the region near it

ante: v. in the game of poker, to put up a stake before the cards are dealt.

antecede: v. precede; go before in time, and sometimes in place, rank, or logical order

antecedent: n. one who or that which precedes or goes before, as in time, place, rank, order, or causality.

antechamber: n. a waiting room for those who seek audience.

antedate: v. be earlier in time; go back further

antediluvian: a. antiquated; extremely old and ancient; belonging to very ancient times

antemeridian: adj. before noon.

antenatal: adj. occurring or existing before birth.

anterior: a. before in time; antecedent; placed before or in front

anteroom: n. a room situated before and opening into another, usually larger.

anthology: n. book of literary selections by various authors

anthracite: n. hard coal.

anthropology: n. social science that studies origins and social relationships of human beings

anthropomorphous: adj. having or resembling human form.

antic: n. a grotesque, ludicrous, or fantastic action.

antichrist: n. any opponent or enemy of christ, whether a person or a power.

anticlimax: n. letdown in thought or emotion; decline viewed in disappointing contrast with previous rise

anticyclone: n. an atmospheric condition of high central pressure, with currents flowing outward.

antidote: n. medicine to counteract a poison or disease; agent that relieves or counteracts

antilogy: n. inconsistency or contradiction in terms or ideas.

antipathize: v. to show or feel a feeling of antagonism, aversion, or dislike.

antiphon: n. a response or alteration of responses, generally musical.

antiphony: n. an anthem or other composition sung responsively.

antipodes: n. a place or region on the opposite side of the earth.

antiquary: n. one who collects and examines old things, as coins, books, medals, weapons, etc.

antiquate: v. make obsolete or old-fashioned

antique: n. any furniture old and valuable; out of fashion

antiseptic: n. substance that prevents infection; substance that restricts the growth of disease-causing microorganisms

antislavery: adj. opposed to human slavery.

antispasmodic: adj. tending to prevent or relieve non-inflammatory spasmodic affections.

antistrophe: n. the inversion of terms in successive classes, as in "the home of joy and the joy of home".

antitoxin: n. a substance which neutralizes the poisonous products of micro-organisms.

antonym: n. word of opposite meaning; counter term

anxious: a. eager; keen; worried; uneasy and apprehensive about an uncertain event or matter

apathy: n. lack of caring; indifference

aperture: n. opening; diameter of such an opening; hole

apex: n. highest point; vertex; summit; climax

aphorism: n. definition or concise statement of principle; tersely phrased statement of truth or opinion

apiary: n. place where bees and beehives are kept, especially where bees are raised for their honey

apogee: n. the highest point; point in orbit most distant from the body being orbited

apology: n. acknowledgment expressing regret or asking pardon for a fault or offense; explanation or excuse

apostate: n. one who abandons his religious faith or political beliefs

apostle: n. any messenger commissioned by or as by divine authority.

apothecary: n. one who keeps drugs for sale and puts up prescriptions.

apotheosis: n. elevation to godhood; fact or action of becoming a god; an ideal example of something

appall: v. depress or discourage with fear; grow faint or become weak

apparent: a. capable of being seen, or easily seen; open to view; visible to eye

apparition: n. ghostly figure; sudden or unusual sight; appearance; state of being visible

appease: v. bring peace, quiet, or calm to; satisfy or relieve

appellate: adj. capable of being appealed to.

appellation: n. name; title; act of naming; act of appealing for aid, sympathy

append: v. attach; add as supplement or appendix

appertain: v. to belong, as by right, fitness, association, classification, possession, or natural relation.

apposite: a. strikingly appropriate and relevant; well-suited

apposition: n. the act of placing side by side, together, or in contact.

appraise: v. estimate value of; evaluate, especially in official capacity

appreciable: a. considerable; perceptible

apprehend: v. take into custody; arrest a criminal; grasp mentally; perceive

apprehensible: adj. capable of being conceived.

approbation: n. expression of warm approval; praise

appropriate: v. acquire; take possession of for one's own use; set apart for specific use

aqueduct: n. a water-conduit, particularly one for supplying a community from a distance.

aqueous: adj. of, pertaining to, or containing water.

arbiter: n. person with power to decide a dispute; judge

arbitrary: a. randomly chosen; determined by chance or impulse, and not by reason or principle

arbitrate: v. to act or give judgment as umpire.

arbor: n. a tree.

arboreal: a. tree-dwelling; treelike; living in trees

arborescent: adj. having the nature of a tree.

arboretum: n. place where different tree varieties are exhibited

arboriculture: n. the cultivation of trees or shrubs.

arcade: n. covered passageway, usually lined with shops; simple arched opening in a wall; vault or vaulted place

archaeology: n. study of artifacts and relics of early mankind

archaic: a. no longer current or applicable; antiquated

archaism: n. obsolescence.

archangel: n. an angel of high rank.

archbishop: n. the chief of the bishops of an ecclesiastical province in the greek, roman, and anglican church.

archdeacon: n. a high official administrator of the affairs of a diocese.

archetype: n. prototype; original model or type after which other similar things are patterned

archipelago: n. group of closely located islands

ardent: a. displaying or by strong enthusiasm or devotion; passionate

ardor: n. intensity of passion or affection.

arid: a. dry; lacking moisture, especially having insufficient rainfall to support trees or plants

aristocracy: n. hereditary nobility; privileged class

aristocrat: n. one of the aristocracy or people of rank in a community; one of a ruling class; a noble

armada: n. a fleet of warships; a large group of moving things

armful: n. as much as can be held in the arm or arms.

armory: n. arsenal; a place where arms are manufactured

aroma: n. fragrance; scent; pleasant characteristic odor, as of a plant, spice, or food

arraign: v. officially charge someone in a court of law

arrange: v. put in proper order; dispose in the manner intended, or best suited for the purpose

arrangement: n. composition; order

arrant: adj. notoriously bad.

arrear: n. something overdue and unpaid.

arrival: n. a coming to stopping-place or destination.

arrogant: a. arising from feeling or assumption of one's superiority toward others

arrogate: v. claim without justification; claim for oneself without right

artesian: well n. a very deep bored well. water rises due to underground pressure

artful: adj. characterized by craft or cunning.

arthurian: adj. pertaining to king arthur, the real or legendary hero of british poetic story.

artifice: n. subtle but base deception; trickery; cleverness or skill; ingenuity

artless: a. free of artificiality; natural; open and honest

ascendant: adj. dominant.

ascension: n. the act of rising.

ascent: n. upward slope or grade; movement upward

ascetic: a. leading a life of self-discipline and self-denial; austere

ascribe: v. inscribe or dedicate; attribute to a specified cause, source, or origin; assign as a quality

asexual: adj. having no distinct sexual organs.

ashen: a. ash-colored; very pale; consisting of ashes

askance: a. with sideways or indirect look; Turned to side, especially of eyes

asperity: n. sharpness of temper; roughness or harshness, as of surface, sound, or climate

aspirant: n. one who aspires, as to advancement, honors, or a high position

aspire: v. seek to attain; long for; strive toward an end

assailant: n. one who attacks.

assassin: n. one who kills, or tries to kill, treacherously or secretly.

assassinate: v. to kill, as by surprise or secret assault, especially the killing of some eminent person.

assassination: n. act of assassinating; killing by treacherous violence; murder of public figure by surprise attack

assay: v. analyze; evaluate; examine by trial or experiment; put to test

assent: v. express agreement to what is alleged or proposed; accept

assess: v. estimate value; judge worth of something

assessor: n. an officer whose duty it is to assess taxes.

assets: n. pl. property in general, regarded as applicable to the payment of debts.

assiduous: a. constant in application or attention; diligent; unceasing or persistent

assignee: n. one who is appointed to act for another in the management of certain property and interests.

assimilate: v. incorporate and absorb into mind; make similar; cause to resemble

assonance: n. resemblance or correspondence in sound.

assonant: adj. having resemblance of sound.

assonate: v. to accord in sound, especially vowel sound.

assuage: v. ease or lessen pain; satisfy or appease

astringent: a. causing contraction; having the effect of drawing tissue together; stern or austere

astute: a. wise or keen; shrewd; with sharp intelligence

atheism: n. the denial of the existence of god.

athirst: adj. wanting water.

athwart: adv. from side to side.

atomizer: n. an apparatus for reducing a liquid to a fine spray, as for disinfection, inhalation, etc.

atone: v. make amends, as for sin or fault; pay for; turn away from sin

atonement: n. amends, reparation, or expiation made from wrong or injury.

atrocious: adj. outrageously or wantonly wicked, criminal, vile, or cruel.

atrocity: n. brutal deed; atrocious condition, quality, or behavior; monstrousness

attache: n. a subordinate member of a diplomatic embassy.

attest: v. testify; authenticate, affirm to be true

attorney-general: n. the chief law-officer of a government.

auburn: adj. reddish-brown, said usually of the hair.

audacious: a. fearlessly, often recklessly daring; bold

audible: a. perceptible; heard or perceptible by the ear

audition: v. take part in a trial performance; evaluate in a trial performance

auditory: a. of or relating to hearing, the organs of hearing, or the sense of hearing

augment: v. make greater, as in size, extent, or quantity

augur: v. to predict.

augustinian: adj. pertaining to st. augustine, his doctrines, or the religious orders called after him.

aura: n. pervasive psychic influence supposed to emanate from persons

aural: adj. of or pertaining to the ear.

auricle: n. one of the two chambers of the heart which receives the blood from the veins.

auricular: adj. of or pertaining to the ear, its auricle, or the sense of hearing.

auriferous: adj. containing gold.

aurora: n. the first light of day; an atmospheric phenomenon consisting of bands of light caused by charged solar particles following the earth's magnetic lines of force

auspice: n. favoring, protecting, or propitious influence or guidance.

austere: a. strict or severe in discipline; severely simple and unornamented

autarchy: n. unrestricted power.

authentic: a. not counterfeit or copied; valid; trustworthy

authenticity: n. the state or quality of being genuine, or of the origin and authorship claimed.

autocracy: n. absolute government.

autocrat: n. dictator; ruler having unlimited power

automaton: n. mechanism that imitates actions of humans

autonomous: a. self-governing; not controlled by others or by outside forces; independent

autonomy: n. independence; self-government or the right of self-government; self-determination

autopsy: n. examination of dead body; post-mortem

autumnal: adj. of or pertaining to autumn.

auxiliary: a. helper, additional or subsidiary

avalanche: n. great mass of falling snow and ice

avarice: n. greediness for wealth; insatiable desire of gain

aver: v. declare to be true; affirm

averse: a. reluctant; disinclined; turned away or backward; unwilling

aversion: n. firm dislike; turning away; avoidance of a thing, situation, or behavior because of dislike

avert: v. prevent; turn or cause to turn off or away

aviary: n. large cage, building, or enclosure in which birds are reared or kept

avidity: n. greediness.

avocation: n. activity taken up in addition to one's regular work or profession, usually for enjoyment

avow: v. declare openly; acknowledge openly, boldly, and unashamedly

awaken: v. to arouse, as emotion, interest, or the like.

aye: adv. an expression of assent.

azalea: n. a flowering shrub.

azure: a. sky blue; light purplish-blue

baconian: adj. of or pertaining to lord bacon or his system of philosophy.

bacterium: n. single celled organism with no nucleus

badger: v. pester; annoy persistently; persuade through constant efforts

baffle: v. frustrate as by confusing or perplexing; impede force or movement of

bailiff: n. an officer of court having custody of prisoners under arraignment.

baize: n. a single-colored napped woolen fabric used for table-covers, curtains, etc.

bale: n. a bundle or package of goods in a cloth cover, and corded for storage or transportation

baleful: a. portending evil; harmful in intent or effect.

ballad: n. popular kind of narrative poem, adapted for recitation or singing

balsam: n. a medical preparation, aromatic and oily, used for healing.

banal: a. obvious and dull; commonplace; lacking originality

barcarole: n. a boat-song of venetian gondoliers.

baritone: adj. having a register higher than bass and lower than tenor.

barograph: n. an instrument that registers graphically and continuously the atmospheric pressure.

barometer: n. instrument for determining the weight or pressure of the atmosphere

barring: prep. apart from.

bask: v. luxuriate; take pleasure in warmth

bass: adj. low in tone or compass.

baste: v. to cover with melted fat, gravy, while cooking.

baton: n. staff or truncheon for various purposes, as one of a conductor in musical performances, one transferred by runners in a relay race

battalion: n. a body of infantry composed of two or more companies, forming a part of a regiment.

batten: n. a narrow strip of wood.

batter: v. beat with successive blows; beat repeatedly and with violence

bauble: n. small, showy ornament of little value; child's plaything or toy

bawl: v. cry out with a loud, full sound; cry with vehemence, as in calling or exultation; shout

beatify: v. to make supremely happy.

beatitude: n. blessedness; state of extreme happiness

beau: n. an escort or lover.

becalm: v. keep from motion, or stop progress of; make calm or still

beck: v. to give a signal to, by nod or gesture.

bedaub: v. to smear over, as with something oily or sticky.

bedeck: v. to cover with ornament.

bedlam: n. madhouse.

befog: v. to confuse.

befriend: v. to be a friend to, especially when in need.

beget: v. produce; give rise to

begrudge: v. resent; give or expend with reluctance; be envious of

belate: v. to delay past the proper hour.

belay: v. to make fast, as a rope, by winding round a cleat.

belie: v. contradict; give a false impression

believe: v. to accept as true on the testimony or authority of others.

belittle: v. disparage or depreciate; put down

belle: n. a woman who is a center of attraction because of her beauty, accomplishments, etc.

bellicose: a. warlike or hostile in manner or temperament; showing or having impulse to be combative

belligerent: a. inclined or eager to fight; aggressive

bemoan: v. regret strongly; express disapproval of

benediction: n. blessing; invocation of divine blessing; expression of good wishes

benefactor: n. gift giver; person who gives people or institutions with financial help

benefice: n. a church office endowed with funds or property for the maintenance of divine service.

beneficent: adj. characterized by charity and kindness.

beneficial: a. helpful; tending to promote physical well-being

beneficiary: n. person entitled to benefits or proceeds of an insurance policy or will

benefit: n. advantage; something that aids or promotes well-being ; welfare; gain

benevolence: n. any act of kindness or well-doing.

benevolent: a. generous in providing aid to others; charitable

benign: a. kindly; favorable; not malignant

benignant: adj. benevolent in feeling, character, or aspect.

benignity: n. kindness of feeling, disposition, or manner.

benison: n. blessing.

bequeath: v. leave to someone by a will; hand down

bereave: v. to make desolate with loneliness and grief.

berth: n. space for ship to dock or anchor; allotted place; place to sleep or stay; appointment or job

beseech: v. beg; plead with; ask for or request earnestly

beset: v. attack from all sides; trouble persistently; hem in

besmear: v. to smear over, as with any oily or sticky substance.

bestial: a. beastlike; brutal; lacking in intelligence or reason

bestrew: v. to sprinkle or cover with things strewn.

bestride: v. to get or sit upon astride, as a horse.

bethink: v. to remind oneself.

betide: v. to happen to or befall.

betimes: adv. in good season or time.

betroth: v. become engaged to marry; promise to marry

betrothal: n. engagement to marry.

bevel: n. any inclination of two surfaces other than 90 degrees.

bewilder: v. lead into perplexity or confusion; perplex with mazes

bibliography: n. list of works of a specific author or publisher; list of writings relating to a given subject

bibliomania: n. the passion for collecting books.

bibliophile: n. one who loves books.

bibulous: adj. fond of drinking.

bide: v. to await.

biennial: a. every two years; lasting or living for two years

bier: n. a horizontal framework with two handles at each end for carrying a corpse to the grave.

bigamist: n. one who has two spouses at the same time.

bigamy: n. the crime of marrying any other person while having a legal spouse living.

bight: n. a slightly receding bay between headlands, formed by a long curve of a coast-line.

bilateral: a. two-sided; mutual

bilingual: n. using or able to use two languages, especially with equal or nearly equal fluency

biograph: n. a bibliographical sketch or notice.

biology: n. the science of life or living organisms.

biped: n. an animal having two feet.

birthright: n. a privilege or possession into which one is born.

bitterness: n. sharp and bitter manner

blase: adj. sated with pleasure.

blaspheme: v. to indulge in profane oaths.

blatant: a. flagrant; conspicuously obvious; loudly offensive

blaze: n. brilliant burst of fire; destructive fire; flame

blazon: v. to make widely or generally known.

bleak: a. cold or cheerless; unlikely to be favorable

blemish: v. mark with deformity; injure or impair, as anything which is excellent; make defective, either the body or mind

blithe: a. gay; joyous; carefree and lighthearted

blithesome: adj. cheerful.

blockade: n. shutting up of a place by troops or ships; obstruction to passage

boatswain: n. a subordinate officer of a vessel, who has general charge of the rigging, anchors, etc.

bodily: adj. corporeal.

boisterous: a. rough and stormy; loud, noisy, and lacking in restraint or discipline

bole: n. the trunk or body of a tree.

bolero: n. a spanish dance, illustrative of the passion of love, accompanied by caste nets and singing.

boll: n. a round pod or seed-capsule, as a flax or cotton.

bolster: v. support or prop up with or as if with a long narrow pillow or cushion

bomb: n. a hollow projectile containing an explosive material.

bombard: v. to assail with any missile or with abusive speech.

bombardier: n. a person who has charge of mortars, bombs, and shells.

bombast: n. inflated or extravagant language, especially on unimportant subjects.

boorish: a. rude and clumsy in behavior; ungentlemanly; awkward in manners

bore: v. drill; make a hole in or through, with or as if with a drill

borough: n. incorporated town that is not a city; association of men who gave pledges to the king for the good behavior of each other

bosom: n. the breast or the upper front of the thorax of a human being, especially of a woman.

botanical: adj. connected with the study or cultivation of plants.

botanize: v. to study plant-life.

botany: n. science which treats of the structure of plants, the functions of their parts, their places of growth, their classification

bountiful: a. abundant; graciously generous; giving freely and generously

bowdlerize: v. edit by omitting or modifying parts considered offensive, vulgar, or otherwise unseemly

bowler: n. in cricket, the player who delivers the ball.

boycott: v. refrain from buying or using

brae: n. hillside.

braggart: n. boaster; one given to loud, empty boasting; very talkative person

brandish: v. move or wave, as a weapon; raise and move in various directions

bravado: n. defiant or swaggering behavior; pretense of courage; false show of bravery

bravo: interj. well done.

bray: n. a loud harsh sound, as the cry of an ass or the blast of a horn.

braze: v. to make of or ornament with brass.

brazier: n. an open pan or basin for holding live coals.

breach: n. breaking of contract or duty

breaker: n. one who trains horses, dogs, etc.

breech: n. the buttocks.

brethren: n. pl. members of a brotherhood, gild, profession, association, or the like.

brevity: n. quality or state of being brief in duration; concise expression

bric-a-brac: n. objects of curiosity or for decoration.

bridle: n. headgear with which a horse is directed and which carries a bit and reins

brigade: n. a body of troops consisting of two or more regiments.

brigadier: n. general officer who commands a brigade, ranking between a colonel and a major-general.

brigand: n. one who lives by robbery and plunder.

brimstone: n. sulfur.

brine: n. water saturated with salt.

bristle: n. one of the coarse, stiff hairs of swine: used in brush-making, etc.

britannia: n. the united kingdom of great britain.

briticism: n. a word, idiom, or phrase characteristic of great britain or the british.

brittle: a. easily broken; having little elasticity

broach: v. introduce; bring up for discussion or debate; announce

broadcast: n. message that is transmitted by radio or television; radio or television show

brogan: n. a coarse, heavy shoe.

brogue: n. any dialectic pronunciation of english, especially that of the irish people.

brokerage: n. the business of making sales and purchases for a commission; a broker.

bromine: n. a dark reddish-brown, non-metallic liquid element with a suffocating odor.

bronchitis: n. inflammation of the bronchial tubes.

bronchus: n. either of the two subdivisions of the trachea conveying air into the lungs.

brooch: n. ornamental clasp; decorative pin worn by women

brotherhood: n. spiritual or social fellowship or solidarity.

browbeat: v. bully; intimidate; discourage or frighten with threats

brusque: a. abrupt and curt in manner or speech; rudely abrupt, unfriendly

buffoon: n. one who makes a practice of amusing others by low tricks, antic gestures; droll; mimic; clown

buffoonery: n. clowning; arts and practices of buffoon, as low jests, ridiculous pranks, vulgar tricks and postures

bulbous: adj. of, or pertaining to, or like a bulb.

bullock: n. an ox.

bulrush: n. any one of various tall rush-like plants growing in damp ground or water.

bulwark: n. earthwork or other strong defense; person who defends

bumper: n. something as bars at edges to absorb shock and prevent serious damage

bumptious: a. offensively self-assertive; liable to give or take offense; forward; pushing

bungle: v. mismanage; blunder; work or act in clumsy, awkward, or blundering manner

buoyancy: n. power or tendency to float on or in a liquid or gas.

buoyant: a. able to float; cheerful and optimistic

bureau: n. a chest of drawers for clothing, etc.

bureaucracy: n. over-regulated administrative system

burgess: n. in colonial times, a member of the lower house of the legislature of maryland or virginia.

burgher: n. an inhabitant, citizen or freeman of a borough burgh, or corporate town.

burnish: v. make shiny by rubbing; polish

bursar: n. treasurer or keeper of funds; purser or treasurer of college or other community

bustle: v. move or cause to move energetically and busily; teem

butt: v. to strike with or as with the head, or horns.

butte: n. a conspicuous hill, low mountain, or natural turret, generally isolated.

buttress: v. support physically; prop up; support something or someone by supplying evidence

by-law: n. a rule or law adopted by an association, a corporation, or the like.

cabal: n. small group of persons secretly united to promote their own interests

cabinet: n. group of persons appointed by a head of state or a prime minister; hut; cottage; small house; small room; closet

cacophony: n. a disagreeable, harsh, or discordant sound or combination of sounds or tones.

cadaverous: a. like corpse; pale; Having appearance or color of dead human body

cadence: n. rhythmic rise and fall of words or sounds; beat

cadenza: n. an embellishment or flourish, prepared or improvised, for a solo voice or instrument.

caitiff: adj. cowardly.

cajole: v. influence or urge by gentle urging or flattering

cajolery: n. delusive speech.

calculable: adj. that may be estimated by reckoning.

calculus: n. a concretion formed in various parts of the body resembling a pebble in hardness.

callosity: n. the state of being hard and insensible.

callow: a. youthful; immature; inexperienced; without feathers

calorie: n. unit of heat; unit of heat equal to the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of 1 kilogram of water by 1 degree

calumny: n. false statement maliciously made to injure another's reputation; slander

calvary: n. the place where christ was crucified.

calvinism: n. the system of doctrine taught by john calvin.

calvinize: v. to teach or imbue with the doctrines of calvinism.

came: n. a leaden sash-bar or grooved strip for fastening panes in stained-glass windows.

cameo: n. piece of jewelry; a small scale used as a jewel for adornment; famous actor's special appearance in a minor role in film

campaign: n. battle ;a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end

canaanite: n. a member of one of the three tribes that dwelt in the land of canaan, or western palestine.

canary: n. pale yellowish color; wine made in the Canary Islands; canary bird; quick and lively dance

candid: a. straightforward; frank; free from prejudice; impartial

candor: n. frankness; quality of being honest and straightforward in attitude and speech

canine: a. related to dogs; dog-like; affecting or derived from dogs

canon: n. law or rule; decision, regulation, code, or constitution made by authority; books of the Bible officially accepted; a group of literary works

cant: n. inclination or slope; slanted or oblique surface; jargon, especially of thieves; dialect

cantata: n. story or poem set to music that can be sung by chorus

canto: n. part or division of poem of some length

cantonment: n. the part of the town or district in which the troops are quartered.

capacious: a. capable of containing a large quantity; spacious or roomy

capillary: n. long and slender with a very small internal diameter

capitulate: v. surrender; end all resistance; give up; go along with or comply

caprice: n. sudden, unexpected fancy; impulsive change of mind

caption: n. title; chapter heading; text under illustration

captious: a. intended to confuse in an argument

captivate: v. charm; enthrall; seize by force, as an enemy in war, or anything belonging to enemy

carcass: n. dead body of an animal especially one slaughtered and dressed for food

cardiac: a. of or relating to the heart

cardinal: a. chief; serving as an essential component

caret: n. a sign (^) placed below a line, indicating where omitted words, etc., should be inserted.

caricature: n. representation that is deliberately exaggerated to produce a comic effect

carnage: n. destruction of life; savage and excessive killing of many people

carnal: a. fleshly; of or relating to body or flesh; bodily

carnivorous: a. eating or feeding on flesh; predatory

carouse: v. to drink deeply and in boisterous or jovial manner.

carrion: n. dead and putrefying flesh.

cartilage: n. an elastic animal tissue of firm consistence.

cartridge: n. a charge for a firearm, or for blasting.

caste: n. any of the hereditary social classes and subclasses of South Asian societies

castigate: v. criticize severely; punish; revise or make corrections to publication

casual: a. informal; purposeless; occurring by chance

casualty: n. serious or fatal accident; someone injured or killed in an accident

cataclysm: n. an event resulting in great loss and misfortune; deluge or overflowing of water

cataract: n. large or high waterfall; eye abnormality

catastrophe: n. calamity; disaster; state of extreme ruin and misfortune

cathode: n. the negative pole or electrode of a galvanic battery.

catholicism: n. the system, doctrine, and practice of the roman catholic church.

catholicity: n. universal prevalence or acceptance.

cat-o-nine-tails: n. an instrument consisting of nine pieces of cord, formerly used for flogging in the army and navy.

caucus: n. private meeting of members of a party to select officers or determine policy

causal: a. implying cause-and-effect relationship

caustic: a. capable of burning, corroding, dissolving, or eating away by chemical action

cauterize: v. to burn or sear as with a heated iron.

cede: v. yield or formally resign and surrender to another

censor: n. overseer of morals; official responsible for removal of objectionable or sensitive content

censorious: a. critical; addicted to censure; severe in making remarks on others, or on their writings or manners; implying or expressing censure

census: n. official examination of the details of a country's population

centenary: a. relating to a 100-year period; occurring once every 100 years

centiliter: n. a hundredth of a liter.

centimeter: n. a length of one hundredth of a meter.

centurion: n. officer of ancient Roman army, in command of a century of soldiers or minor division

cereal: n. grass such as wheat, oats, or corn, the starchy grains of which are used as food.

ceremonial: n. ritual; ceremony or rite

ceremonious: a. marked by formality; strictly observant of or devoted to ceremony or ritual

cessation: n. bringing or coming to end; ceasing

cession: n. yielding to another; ceding or surrendering

chameleon: n. lizard that changes color in different situations

chancery: n. a court of equity, as distinguished from a common-law court.

chaos: n. disorder; condition or place of great disorder or confusion; disorderly mass

characteristic: n. feature that helps to identify, tell apart, or describe recognizably; a distinguishing mark or trait

characterize: v. distinguish; be characteristic of; be a distinctive trait or mark of

charlatan: n. quack; one who pretends to knowledge, skill, or importance

chasten: v. rid of excess; refine or purify; correct by punishment or reproof

chastise: v. punish, as by beating; criticize severely; rebuke

chastity: n. state of being chaste; purity of body; freedom from unlawful sexual intercourse

chateau: n. impressive country house or castle in France; large country house

chattel: n. any article of personal property.

check: v. stop motion; curb or restrain

chiffon: n. a very thin gauze used for trimmings, evening dress, etc.

chivalry: n. courtesy towards women

cholera: n. an acute epidemic disease.

choleric: a. hot-tempered; easily angered; bad-tempered; expressing anger

choral: adj. pertaining to, intended for, or performed by a chorus or choir.

christ: n. a title of jesus

christen: v. to name in baptism.

christendom: n. that part of the world where christianity is generally professed.

chromatic: adj. belonging, relating to, or abounding in color.

chronology: n. time sequence; arrangement of events in time

chronometer: n. a portable timekeeper of the highest attainable precision.

cipher: n. secret code; an Arabic numeral or figure; a number

circulate: v. move through a space, circuit or system, returning to the starting point

circumference: n. boundary line of a circle, figure, area, or object

circumlocution: n. indirect or roundabout expression; evasion in speech or writing

circumnavigate: v. to sail quite around.

circumscribe: v. limit narrowly; confine; draw a line around; encircle

circumspect: a. carefully aware of all circumstances; cautious

citadel: n. fortress; fortified place which people could go for shelter during battle

cite: v. quote; adduce as an instance

claimant: n. one who makes a claim or demand, as of right.

clairvoyance: n. intuitive sagacity or perception.

clamorous: a. speaking and repeating loud words; full of clamor; calling or demanding loudly or urgently; vociferous; noisy; bawling; loud

clan: n. faction; tribe; division of a tribe tracing descent from a common ancestor; a large group of relatives

clandestine: a. secret; conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods

clangor: n. loud, resounding noise; sharp, metallic, ringing sound; resonant, clanging sound

clarify: v. make clear and comprehensible; elucidate

clarion: n. a small shrill trumpet or bugle.

classify: v. declare unavailable, as for security reasons; arrange or order by classes or categories

clearance: n. act of clearing; space cleared; permission to proceed or trust

clemency: n. mildness, as of the weather; merciful, kind, or lenient act

clement: adj. compassionate.

close-hauled: adj. having the sails set for sailing as close to the wind as possible.

clothier: n. one who makes or sells cloth or clothing.

clumsy: a. awkward; showing lack of skill or aptitude

coagulant: adj. producing coagulation.

coagulate: v. cause transformation of liquid into or as if into soft, semisolid, or solid mass

coalescence: n. union of diverse things into one body or form or group; growing together of parts

coalition: n. partnership; league; state of being combined into one body

coddle: v. treat gently; cook in water just below boiling point

codicil: n. supplement or appendix, especially to a will

coerce: v. restrain by force, especially by law or authority; repress; curb

coercion: n. use of force to get someone to obey

coercive: adj. serving or tending to force.

cogent: a. reasonable and convincing; based on evidence; forcefully persuasive

cognate: a. related by blood; having common ancestor; related or analogous in nature, character, or function

cognizant: adj. taking notice.

cohere: v. stick or hold together in a mass that resists separation

cohesion: n. tendency to keep together

cohesive: a. cohering or tending to cohere; well integrated

coincide: v. occur at the same time as; correspond

coincidence: n. two or more things occurring at the same time by chance

coincident: a. concerning; simultaneous

collaborate: v. work together, especially in a joint intellectual effort

collapse: v. breakdown; failure

collapsible: adj. that may or can collapse.

colleague: n. fellow worker; associate; co-worker

collective: a. common; assembled into or viewed as a whole

collector: n. one who makes a collection, as of objects of art, books, or the like.

collegian: n. a college student.

collide: v. bump; hit; conflict

collier: n. one who works in a coal-mine.

collision: n. crash; conflict of opposed ideas or attitudes or goals

colloquial: a. of informal spoken language or conversation; conversational or chatty

colloquialism: n. colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech

colloquy: n. conversation.

collusion: n. secret agreement for an illegal purpose; conspiracy

colossus: n. any strikingly great person or object.

comely: a. pleasing or attractive to the eye; handsome; graceful

comestible: adj. fit to be eaten.

comical: a. arousing or provoking laughter

commemorate: v. serve as a memorial to; honor the memory of with a ceremony

commentary: n. written explanation or criticism or illustration that is added to a book or other textual material

commingle: v. to blend.

commissariat: n. the department of an army charged with the provision of its food and water and daily needs.

commission: n. fee for services; group of people appointed to find out about something; authorize

commitment: n. pledge, undertaking; act of binding yourself to a course of action

committal: n. the act, fact, or result of committing, or the state of being

commodity: n. goods; article of trade; advantage; benefit.

commotion: n. disturbed or violent motion; agitation; public disturbance; riot; excitement

commute: v. obtain or bargain for exemption or substitution; travel regularly from a place of residence to another place

comparable: a. similar or equivalent; being of equal regard; worthy to be ranked with

comparative: a. relative; based on, or involving comparison

comparison: n. examination of two or more objects with reference to their likeness or unlikeness.

compensate: v. make amends for; reimburse

competence: n. quality of being adequately or well qualified physically and intellectually

competent: a. capable; adept

competitive: a. of or pertaining to competition; producing competition; showing a fighting disposition

competitor: n. one who seeks what another seeks, or claims what another claims; one who competes; rival

complacent: adj. pleased or satisfied with oneself.

complaisance: n. politeness.

complaisant: a. trying to please; showing cheerful willingness to do favors for others

complement: v. complete; consummate; make perfect

complex: a. complicated in structure; a whole structure, as a building, made up of interconnected or related structures

compliant: a. yielding to request or desire; ready to accommodate; disposed or willing to comply

complicate: v. to make complex, difficult, or hard to deal with.

complication: n. complexity; intricacy; any disease or disorder that occurs during the course of another disease

complicity: n. participation; involvement as partner or accomplice, especially in crime or other wrongdoing

compliment: n. praise; commendation; say something to someone that expresses praise

component: n. element; ingredient; abstract part of something

comport: v. to conduct or behave (oneself).

composure: n. mental calmness; calm or tranquil state of mind

comprehensible: a. understandable; readily comprehended or understood; intelligible

comprehension: n. grasp; ability to understand

comprehensive: a. thorough; including all or everything; broad in scope

compress: v. close; squeeze or press together; contract

compressible: adj. capable of being pressed into smaller compass.

compression: n. applying pressure; encoding information while reducing the bandwidth or bits required

comprise: v. include; consist of; be composed of

compulsion: n. act of compelling, or the state of being compelled; act of driving or urging by force or by physical or moral constraint

compulsory: a. mandatory; obligatory; required by rule

compunction: n. feeling of deep regret; strong uneasiness caused by a sense of guilt

compute: v. reckon; make mathematical calculation

concede: v. admit; yield; give up physical control of another

conceit: n. overly high self-esteem; feelings of excessive pride

conceive: v. form or develop in the mind; devise; become pregnant with; begin or originate in a specific way

concerto: n. composition for orchestra and a soloist

concession: n. act of yielding; point yielded; acknowledgment or admission

conciliate: v. to obtain the friendship of.

conciliatory: a. making or willing to yield, or to make concessions

conclusive: a. definitive; decisive; final

concord: n. agreement of opinions; harmonious state of things

concordance: n. harmony.

concur: v. to agree.

concurrence: n. agreement.

concurrent: a. simultaneous; coincident; occurring or operating at the same time

concussion: n. shaking or agitation; shock; injury to an organ, especially the brain, produced by a violent blow

condensation: n. compression

condense: v. change from a gaseous to a liquid state and fall in drops; compress or concentrate

condescend: v. stoop or descend; let one's self down; submit; waive the privilege of rank or dignity

condolence: n. expression of sympathy with another in sorrow or grief.

conduce: v. to bring about.

conducive: adj. contributing to an end.

conductible: adj. capable of being conducted or transmitted.

conduit: n. a means for conducting something, particularly a tube, pipe, or passageway for a fluid.

confectionery: n. the candy collectively that a confectioner makes or sells, as candy.

confederacy: n. alliance

confederate: n. ally; form a group or unite

confer: v. bestow; present; have a conference in order to talk something over

conferee: n. a person with whom another confers.

confessor: n. a spiritual advisor.

confidant: n. one to whom secrets are entrusted.

confide: v. disclose; reveal; tell in confidence

confidence: n. feeling secure or certain about something

confident: a. assured; having or marked by assurance

confinement: n. state of being confined; restraint within limits; any restraint of liberty by force

confiscate: v. seize as forfeited to the public treasury; appropriate to the public use

conflagration: a. large destructive fire; burning; large-scale military conflict

confluence: n. act of two things flowing together; junction or meeting place where two things meet

confluent: n. a stream that unites with another.

conformable: adj. harmonious.

conformance: n. the act or state or conforming.

conformation: n. general structure, form, or outline.

conformity: n. similarity in form or character; agreement

confront: v. be face to face with; oppose in hostility or competition; deal with

congeal: v. to coagulate.

congenial: a. compatible

congest: v. to collect into a mass.

congregate: v. assemble; convene; gather

coniferous: adj. cone-bearing trees.

conjecture: v. believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds

conjoin: v. to unite.

conjugal: a. belonging to marriage; suitable or appropriate to the marriage state or to married persons; matrimonial

conjugate: adj. joined together in pairs.

conjugation: n. the state or condition of being joined together.

conjunction: n. state of being conjoined, united, or associated; union; association; league

connive: v. to be in collusion.

connoisseur: n. specialist; person with expert knowledge or training, especially in the fine arts

connote: v. to mean; signify.

connubial: adj. pertaining to marriage or matrimony.

conquer: v. gain or acquire by force; take possession of by violent means; gain dominion over

consanguineous: a. of the same lineage or origin; having common ancestor

conscience: n. motivation deriving logically from ethical or moral principles; source of moral or ethical judgment

conscientious: a. diligent; responsible; reliable

conscious: a. awake; alert

conscript: v. to force into military service.

consecrate: v. to set apart as sacred.

consecutive: a. following one after another without interruption; sequential

consensus: n. general agreement or accord; opinion reached by a group as a whole

conservatism: n. a political or theological orientation advocating the preservation of the best in society and opposing radical changes

conservative: a. favoring traditional views and values; tending to oppose change

conservatory: n. greenhouse; school of music or dramatic art

consign: v. give, transfer, or deliver in a formal manner, as if by signing over into the possession of another

consignee: n. a person to whom goods or other property has been entrusted.

consignor: n. one who entrusts.

consistency: n. harmonious uniformity or agreement among things or parts

console: v. cheer from distress or depression; alleviate grief and raise spirits of; relieve; comfort

consolidate: v. make solid; unite or press together into a compact mass; harden or make dense and firm

consonance: n. the state or quality of being in accord with.

consonant: a. compatible; harmonious

consort: v. associate; join

conspicuous: a. noticeable; prominent; easy to notice; obvious

conspirator: n. one who engages in a conspiracy; plotter

conspire: v. make a secret agreement, to do some act, as to commit treason or a crime, or to do some unlawful deed; plot together

constable: n. an officer whose duty is to maintain the peace.

constellation: n. a number of stars seen from the Earth as a group and often having a name

consternation: n. intense state of fear or dismay; astonishment combined with terror

constituency: n. the inhabitants or voters in a district represented in a legislative body.

constituent: n. component or part; citizen, voter

constrict: v. restrict; shrink; make smaller or narrower by binding or squeezing

consul: n. an officer appointed to reside in a foreign city, chiefly to represent his country.

consulate: n. the place in which a consul transacts official business.

consummate: a. carried to the utmost extent or degree; of the highest quality; complete; perfect

consumption: n. eating or drinking of something

consumptive: adj. designed for gradual destruction.

contagion: n. the communication of disease from person to person.

contagious: a. infectious; of or relating to communicable diseases

contaminate: v. make impure or unclean by contact or mixture; pollute; defile

contemplate: v. look at attentively and thoughtfully; observe deep in thought

contemporaneous: adj. living, occurring, or existing at the same time.

contemporary: a. modern; belonging to the same period of time

contemptible: a. worthy of contempt; deserving of scorn or disdain; mean

contemptuous: a. scornful; expressing contempt; showing a lack of respect

contender: n. contestant you hope to defeat

contiguity: n. proximity.

contiguous: a. sharing an edge or boundary; touching; neighboring

continence: n. self control; self restraint; partial or complete abstention from sexual activity

contingency: n. condition of being dependent on chance; uncertainty; possibility

contingent: a. possible, or liable, but not certain, to occur; incidental; casual.

continuance: n. permanence.

continuation: n. prolongation; extension by which something is carried to a further point

continuity: n. property of a continuous and connected period of time

continuous: adj. connected, extended, or prolonged without separation or interruption of sequence.

contort: v. to twist into a misshapen form.

contraband: n. trade forbidden by law or treaty.

contradiction: n. assertion of contrary; denial of the truth of a statement or assertion; opposition, whether by argument or conduct

contradictory: a. nature of, or being a contradiction; mutually exclusive; opposing

contraposition: n. a placing opposite.

contravene: v. to prevent or obstruct the operation of.

contribution: n. act of contributing; payment exacted for special purpose; impost or levy

contributor: n. one who gives or furnishes, in common with others, for a common purpose.

contrite: adj. broken in spirit because of a sense of sin.

contrivance: n. the act planning, devising, inventing, or adapting something to or for a special purpose.

contrive: v. form by an exercise of ingenuity; devise; invent; design

control: v. to exercise a directing, restraining, or governing influence over.

controller: n. one who or that which regulates or directs.

contumacious: adj. rebellious.

contumacy: n. contemptuous disregard of the requirements of rightful authority.

contuse: v. to bruise by a blow, either with or without the breaking of the skin.

contusion: n. injury that doesn't break the skin

convalesce: v. recover gradually from an illness

convalescence: n. the state of progressive restoration to health and strength after the cessation of disease.

convalescent: adj. recovering health after sickness.

convene: v. cause to come together formally

convenience: n. state of being suitable

converge: v. approach; tend to meet; come together

convergent: adj. tending to one point.

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n. something added on or attached generally nonessential or inferior
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n. one who abandons his religious faith or political beliefs
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n. intuitive sagacity or perception.
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v. humiliate; lower or depress in rank or esteem
abbess
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n. one of the two chambers of the heart which receives the blood from the veins.
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n. a white or delicately tinted fine-grained gypsum.
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n. the lady superior of a nunnery.
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adj. pertaining to st. augustine, his doctrines, or the religious orders called after him.
abbey
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n. act of playing honor to a divine being; worship paid to God; act of addressing as a god
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n. the state or quality of being genuine, or of the origin and authorship claimed.
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n. inclination or slope; slanted or oblique surface; jargon, especially of thieves; dialect
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n. the group of buildings which collectively form the dwelling-place of a society of monks or nuns.
abbot
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n. the superior of a community of monks.
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n. property of a continuous and connected period of time
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n. diversion.
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a. struck by shock, terror, or amazement
abdicate
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v. give up, renounce, abandon, lay down, or withdraw from, as a right or claim
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a. wise or keen; shrewd; with sharp intelligence
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v. travel with; be associated with
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n. one of the two chambers of the heart which receives the blood from the veins.
abdomen
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n. arsenal; a place where arms are manufactured
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n. belly, or that part of the body between the thorax and the pelvis
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a. sky blue; light purplish-blue
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n. pl. members of a brotherhood, gild, profession, association, or the like.
abdominal
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v. resent; give or expend with reluctance; be envious of
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n. brilliant burst of fire; destructive fire; flame
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n. of, pertaining to, or situated on the abdomen.
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adj. affected with anemia.
abduction
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a. sky blue; light purplish-blue
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v. work together, especially in a joint intellectual effort
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n. something added on or attached generally nonessential or inferior
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n. criminal act of capturing and carrying away by force
abed
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adj. capable of being conducted or transmitted.
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n. indictment; charge of wrongdoing that is made against a person or other party
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n. absolute government.
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adv. in bed; on a bed.
aberration
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adj. benevolent in feeling, character, or aspect.
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n. deviation from a right, customary, or prescribed course.
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adv. in good season or time.
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v. to accept as true on the testimony or authority of others.
abet
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v. aid, usually in doing something wrong; encourage
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v. criticize severely; punish; revise or make corrections to publication
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n. one who trains horses, dogs, etc.
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n. passage from one form or state to another; change
abeyance
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n. an escort or lover.
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n. large or high waterfall; eye abnormality
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n. a coming to stopping-place or destination.
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n. suspended action; temporary cessation or suspension
abhorrence
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n. an elastic animal tissue of firm consistence.
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v. to smear over, as with something oily or sticky.
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v. to remind oneself.
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n. the act of detesting extremely.
abhorrent
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a. critical; addicted to censure; severe in making remarks on others, or on their writings or manners; implying or expressing censure
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v. regret strongly; express disapproval of
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adj. very repugnant; hateful.
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adj. having or resembling human form.
abidance
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a. responsive to advice or suggestion; responsible to higher authority; willing to comply with; agreeable
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v. to be a friend to, especially when in need.
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n. an abiding.
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v. to remind oneself.
abject
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a. being of the most miserable kind; wretched; lacking pride; brought low in condition or status
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adv. sufficiently.
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a. with sideways or indirect look; Turned to side, especially of eyes
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n. cheerful promptness or willingness; eagerness; speed or quickness
abjure
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n. activity taken up in addition to one's regular work or profession, usually for enjoyment
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a. in opposing direction; harmful or unfavorable; acting or serving to oppose
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n. cheerful promptness or willingness; eagerness; speed or quickness
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v. renounce upon oath; abandon forever
ablution
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n. covered passageway, usually lined with shops; simple arched opening in a wall; vault or vaulted place
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n. washing or cleansing of the body, especially as part of religious rite
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a. concerning; simultaneous
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n. additional object; useful but not essential thing; subordinate or supplementary item
abnegate
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n. any messenger commissioned by or as by divine authority.
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v. give up or surrender; deny something to oneself
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v. to make familiar by use.
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n. confederate; partner; collaborator
abnormal
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n. disturbed or violent motion; agitation; public disturbance; riot; excitement
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a. unusual; not typical; not normal
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v. cause to come together formally
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adj. colorless,
abominable
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n. one who gives or furnishes, in common with others, for a common purpose.
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v. change from a gaseous to a liquid state and fall in drops; compress or concentrate
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a. detestable; extremely unpleasant; very bad
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v. treat gently; cook in water just below boiling point
abominate
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n. a member of a municipal legislative body, who usually exercises also certain judicial functions.
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n. prolongation; extension by which something is carried to a further point
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v. to hate violently.
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v. leave to someone by a will; hand down
abomination
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a. formless; lacking shape or definition
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n. a very detestable act or practice.
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n. unrestricted power.
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adj. cone-bearing trees.
aboriginal
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a. being the first of its kind in a region; primitive; native
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n. one who makes a claim or demand, as of right.
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n. medicine to counteract a poison or disease; agent that relieves or counteracts
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a. informal; purposeless; occurring by chance
aborigines
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n. large or high waterfall; eye abnormality
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adv. sufficiently.
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n. act of two things flowing together; junction or meeting place where two things meet
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n. the original of earliest known inhabitants of a country.
abrade
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n. state of being allied; act of allying or uniting; a union or connection of interests between families, states, parties
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n. benevolence to others on subordination to self-interest.
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v. wear away by friction; scrape; erode
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n. the negative pole or electrode of a galvanic battery.
abrasion
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n. scratch; friction
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n. the highest point or level, as of achievement or development; maturity or perfection of animal
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n. tendency to keep together
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n. gentle or friendly reproof; cautionary advice or warning
abridge
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a. complicated in structure; a whole structure, as a building, made up of interconnected or related structures
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v. to indulge in profane oaths.
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v. condense; shorten; reduce length of written text
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n. colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
abridgment
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n. a condensed form as of a book or play.
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v. wear away by friction; scrape; erode
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n. north temperate shrubs or trees having toothed leaves and cone like fruit
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n. one who makes or sells cloth or clothing.
abrogate
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a. abolish, do away with, or annul, especially by authority
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v. to smear over, as with any oily or sticky substance.
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adj. opposed to human slavery.
abrupt
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v. to act or give judgment as umpire.
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n. the highest point; point in orbit most distant from the body being orbited
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abscess
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n. one who is appointed to act for another in the management of certain property and interests.
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n. a body of troops consisting of two or more regiments.
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a. rude and clumsy in behavior; ungentlemanly; awkward in manners
abscission
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n. the act, fact, or result of committing, or the state of being
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n. one who or that which regulates or directs.
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n. the act of cutting off, as in a surgical operation.
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n. something added on or attached generally nonessential or inferior
abscond
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v. leave quickly and secretly and hide oneself, often to avoid arrest or prosecution
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n. shaking or agitation; shock; injury to an organ, especially the brain, produced by a violent blow
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n. a person with whom another confers.
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n. general structure, form, or outline.
absence
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adj. living both on land and in water.
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n. representation that is deliberately exaggerated to produce a comic effect
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v. to unite.
absolution
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n. impressive country house or castle in France; large country house
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n. act of absolving or the state of being absolved; formal remission of sin imparted by a priest
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v. to act or give judgment as umpire.
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n. solemn curse; someone or something regarded as a curse
absolve
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v. let off hook; relieve of requirement or obligation
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n. oval building with tiers of seats from central open space or arena
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v. make solid; unite or press together into a compact mass; harden or make dense and firm
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v. assent; agree without protesting
absorb
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v. pester; annoy persistently; persuade through constant efforts
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n. staff or truncheon for various purposes, as one of a conductor in musical performances, one transferred by runners in a relay race
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v. assimilate or incorporate; suck or drink up; occupy full attention
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adj. of or pertaining to lord bacon or his system of philosophy.
absorption
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n. process of absorbing nutrients into the body after digestion; state of mental concentration
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a. gay; joyous; carefree and lighthearted
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v. disparage or depreciate; put down
abstain
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n. a member of one of the three tribes that dwelt in the land of canaan, or western palestine.
abstemious
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n. a coming to stopping-place or destination.
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v. edit by omitting or modifying parts considered offensive, vulgar, or otherwise unseemly
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adj. tending to one point.
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v. cause to move with violence or sudden force; upset; disturb
abstruse
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v. to hate violently.
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a. obscure; profound; difficult to understand.
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adj. pertaining to the act or sense of hearing.
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a. bitter and sharp in language, tone, or manner
absurd
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n. acknowledgment expressing regret or asking pardon for a fault or offense; explanation or excuse
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n. the act of cutting off, as in a surgical operation.
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a. preposterous; ridiculously incongruous or unreasonable; foolish
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v. to cover with melted fat, gravy, while cooking.
abundant
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a. of or relating to hearing, the organs of hearing, or the sense of hearing
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a. plentiful; possessing riches or resources
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abusive
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a. coarsely insulting; physically harmful; characterized by improper or wrongful use
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n. earthwork or other strong defense; person who defends
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v. warn; counsel someone against something to be avoided
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n. an officer of court having custody of prisoners under arraignment.
abut
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n. similarity in form or character; agreement
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n. the state of progressive restoration to health and strength after the cessation of disease.
abyss
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a. fleshly; of or relating to body or flesh; bodily
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n. enormous chasm; vast bottomless pit; any deep, immeasurable space; hell
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n. indirect reference; symbolical reference or comparison; metaphor
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n. power or tendency to float on or in a liquid or gas.
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n. alliance
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a. awkward; showing lack of skill or aptitude
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academy
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v. warn; counsel someone against something to be avoided
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accede
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v. agree; give consent, often at insistence of another; concede
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v. to assail with any missile or with abusive speech.
accelerate
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n. a sign (^) placed below a line, indicating where omitted words, etc., should be inserted.
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n. disturbed or violent motion; agitation; public disturbance; riot; excitement
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n. a love-affair, especially one of an illicit nature.
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v. move faster; cause to develop or progress more quickly; occur sooner than expected
accept
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a. confirmative; ratifying; giving assent or approval; confirming
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n. person who adheres; one who follows or upholds a leader, party, cause
access
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a. related to school; not practical or directly useful; relating to scholarly organization; based on formal education
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n. a fleet of warships; a large group of moving things
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n. north temperate shrubs or trees having toothed leaves and cone like fruit
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accession
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n. additional object; useful but not essential thing; subordinate or supplementary item
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acclaim
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n. symbolic representation of abstract ideas or principles in narrative, dramatic, or pictorial form
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accommodate
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v. do a favor or service for; provide for; supply with; make suitable; adapt; allow for
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accompaniment
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n. a number of stars seen from the Earth as a group and often having a name
accompanist
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n. in cricket, the player who delivers the ball.
accomplice
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v. serve as a memorial to; honor the memory of with a ceremony
Exercise
n. recognition.
Exercise
n. a portable box-shaped free-reed instrument; reeds that are made to vibrate by air from the bellows controlled by the player
accost
Exercise
v. cause to move with violence or sudden force; upset; disturb
Exercise
a. simultaneous; coincident; occurring or operating at the same time
Exercise
v. approach and speak to boldly or aggressively, as with demand or request
Exercise
n. complexity; intricacy; any disease or disorder that occurs during the course of another disease
account
Exercise
n. narrative or record of events; reason given for a particular action or event
Exercise
v. to predict.
Exercise
n. an unprovoked attack.
Exercise
n. loud, resounding noise; sharp, metallic, ringing sound; resonant, clanging sound
accouter
Exercise
n. any one of various tall rush-like plants growing in damp ground or water.
Exercise
n. assumed name; another name; name that has been assumed temporarily
Exercise
v. equip; provide with military equipment
Exercise
n. similarity in form or character; agreement
accredit
Exercise
a. definitive; decisive; final
Exercise
v. authorize; commission; give credit for
Exercise
n. entrance, or the right or permission to enter.
Exercise
a. possible, or liable, but not certain, to occur; incidental; casual.
accumulate
Exercise
v. pile up; collect; mount up; increase
Exercise
n. one who works in a coal-mine.
Exercise
n. independence; self-government or the right of self-government; self-determination
Exercise
n. the act of cutting off, as in a surgical operation.
accuracy
Exercise
a. capable of burning, corroding, dissolving, or eating away by chemical action
Exercise
n. quality of nearness to the truth or the true value
Exercise
a. compatible; harmonious
Exercise
n. a leaden sash-bar or grooved strip for fastening panes in stained-glass windows.
accurate
Exercise
a. capable of providing a correct reading or measurement; performing with care and precision
Exercise
n. general structure, form, or outline.
Exercise
n. the state of being hard and insensible.
Exercise
a. similar or equivalent; being of equal regard; worthy to be ranked with
accursed
Exercise
adj. pertaining to, intended for, or performed by a chorus or choir.
Exercise
v. beg; plead with; ask for or request earnestly
Exercise
adj. doomed to evil, misery, or misfortune.
Exercise
a. moving quickly and lightly; mentally quick
accusation
Exercise
n. indictment; charge of wrongdoing that is made against a person or other party
Exercise
v. stop motion; curb or restrain
Exercise
a. implying cause-and-effect relationship
Exercise
n. a room situated before and opening into another, usually larger.
accusatory
Exercise
adj. of, pertaining to, or involving an accusation.
Exercise
a. of or relating to hearing, the organs of hearing, or the sense of hearing
Exercise
n. act of playing honor to a divine being; worship paid to God; act of addressing as a god
Exercise
v. make obsolete or old-fashioned
accuse
Exercise
n. general officer who commands a brigade, ranking between a colonel and a major-general.
Exercise
v. to mean; signify.
Exercise
a. infectious; of or relating to communicable diseases
Exercise
v. blame; condemn
accustom
Exercise
v. to make familiar by use.
Exercise
v. gather into a mass, sum, or whole; amount to
Exercise
v. authorize; commission; give credit for
Exercise
v. condense; shorten; reduce length of written text
acerbity
Exercise
n. enormous chasm; vast bottomless pit; any deep, immeasurable space; hell
Exercise
n. bitterness of speech and temper; sourness or acidness of taste, character, or tone
Exercise
n. the point where or path by which a voltaic current enters an electrolyte or the like.
Exercise
v. do a favor or service for; provide for; supply with; make suitable; adapt; allow for
acetate
Exercise
n. one who abandons his religious faith or political beliefs
Exercise
n. any furniture old and valuable; out of fashion
Exercise
n. a salt of acetic acid.
Exercise
v. resent; give or expend with reluctance; be envious of
acetic
Exercise
n. official examination of the details of a country's population
Exercise
a. having properties of vinegar; sour
Exercise
n. act of clearing; space cleared; permission to proceed or trust
Exercise
n. great mass of falling snow and ice
ache
Exercise
v. to be in pain or distress.
Exercise
n. a list of names; a register for visitors; a blank book, in which to insert autographs sketches, memorial writing of friends, photographs
Exercise
n. attachment.
Exercise
v. prevent; turn or cause to turn off or away
achillean
Exercise
n. small, showy ornament of little value; child's plaything or toy
Exercise
n. quack; one who pretends to knowledge, skill, or importance
Exercise
adj. reddish-brown, said usually of the hair.
Exercise
adj. invulnerable.
achromatic
Exercise
adj. colorless,
Exercise
a. sharing an edge or boundary; touching; neighboring
Exercise
n. a condensed form as of a book or play.
Exercise
n. single celled organism with no nucleus
acid
Exercise
a. secret; conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods
Exercise
adv. once more, after rest or interval.
Exercise
n. sour; water-soluble compounds having a sour taste; quality of being sarcastic, bitter, or scornful
Exercise
v. beat with successive blows; beat repeatedly and with violence
acidify
Exercise
v. to change into acid.
Exercise
a. skillful and adept under pressing conditions
Exercise
n. expression of sympathy with another in sorrow or grief.
Exercise
n. an acute epidemic disease.
acknowledge
Exercise
a. having power to advice; containing advice
Exercise
adj. tending to one point.
Exercise
v. declare to be true or admit; express obligation, thanks
Exercise
v. have an emotional or cognitive impact upon
acknowledgment
Exercise
n. a bibliographical sketch or notice.
Exercise
n. recognition.
Exercise
v. seek to attain; long for; strive toward an end
Exercise
adj. cheerful.
acme
Exercise
n. the highest point or level, as of achievement or development; maturity or perfection of animal
Exercise
n. the state of progressive restoration to health and strength after the cessation of disease.
Exercise
a. helper, additional or subsidiary
Exercise
n. the buttocks.
acoustic
Exercise
n. the passion for collecting books.
Exercise
adj. pertaining to the act or sense of hearing.
Exercise
adj. taking notice.
Exercise
n. any strikingly great person or object.
acquaint
Exercise
a. extremely hard; inflexible; stubbornly unyielding
Exercise
v. to cover with melted fat, gravy, while cooking.
Exercise
n. an instrument that registers graphically and continuously the atmospheric pressure.
Exercise
v. inform about; cause to come to know personally; make familiar
acquiesce
Exercise
v. assent; agree without protesting
Exercise
n. a bundle or package of goods in a cloth cover, and corded for storage or transportation
Exercise
n. a substance which neutralizes the poisonous products of micro-organisms.
Exercise
a. unpleasantly sharp or bitter to taste or smell; bitterly pungent
acquiescence
Exercise
n. list of works of a specific author or publisher; list of writings relating to a given subject
Exercise
n. letdown in thought or emotion; decline viewed in disappointing contrast with previous rise
Exercise
a. offensively self-assertive; liable to give or take offense; forward; pushing
Exercise
n. passive consent.
acquit
Exercise
n. pl. members of a brotherhood, gild, profession, association, or the like.
Exercise
n. the department of an army charged with the provision of its food and water and daily needs.
Exercise
v. to free or clear, as from accusation.
Exercise
a. of or pertaining to competition; producing competition; showing a fighting disposition
acquittal
Exercise
n. state of being found or proved not guilty; judgment of not guilty
Exercise
a. nonprofessional; lacking the skill of a professional, as in an art
Exercise
n. an officer of court having custody of prisoners under arraignment.
Exercise
v. increase scope of; extend; intensify; make greater in power, influence, stature, or reputation
acquittance
Exercise
n. mildness, as of the weather; merciful, kind, or lenient act
Exercise
a. wise or keen; shrewd; with sharp intelligence
Exercise
n. release or discharge from indebtedness, obligation, or responsibility.
Exercise
n. act of accompanying someone or something
acreage
Exercise
v. combine; unite in one body; mix or alloy a metal with mercury
Exercise
n. a spanish dance, illustrative of the passion of love, accompanied by caste nets and singing.
Exercise
n. quantity or extent of land, especially of cultivated land.
Exercise
adj. notoriously bad.
acrid
Exercise
n. long and slender with a very small internal diameter
Exercise
a. wise or keen; shrewd; with sharp intelligence
Exercise
n. the system, doctrine, and practice of the roman catholic church.
Exercise
a. unpleasantly sharp or bitter to taste or smell; bitterly pungent
acrimonious
Exercise
adj. that may or can collapse.
Exercise
v. take part in a trial performance; evaluate in a trial performance
Exercise
a. bitter and sharp in language, tone, or manner
Exercise
v. limit narrowly; confine; draw a line around; encircle
acrimony
Exercise
n. the crime of marrying any other person while having a legal spouse living.
Exercise
adj. fit to be eaten.
Exercise
n. sharpness or bitterness of speech or temper.
Exercise
v. modify; cause to change; make different; convert
actionable
Exercise
n. indirect reference; symbolical reference or comparison; metaphor
Exercise
a. marked by formality; strictly observant of or devoted to ceremony or ritual
Exercise
n. highest point; vertex; summit; climax
Exercise
adj. affording cause for instituting an action, as trespass, slanderous words.
actuality
Exercise
v. to make supremely happy.
Exercise
n. any reality.
Exercise
n. disturbed or violent motion; agitation; public disturbance; riot; excitement
Exercise
adj. reddish-brown, said usually of the hair.
actuary
Exercise
v. leave quickly and secretly and hide oneself, often to avoid arrest or prosecution
Exercise
a. opposite to the northern or arctic pole; relating to the southern pole or to the region near it
Exercise
a. hot-tempered; easily angered; bad-tempered; expressing anger
Exercise
n. an officer, as of an insurance company, who calculates and states the risks and premiums.
actuate
Exercise
v. put into motion or action; activate
Exercise
n. treasurer or keeper of funds; purser or treasurer of college or other community
Exercise
v. to award or bestow by formal decision.
Exercise
a. having properties of vinegar; sour
acumen
Exercise
n. mental keenness; quickness of perception
Exercise
n. inflammation of the bronchial tubes.
Exercise
n. incorporated town that is not a city; association of men who gave pledges to the king for the good behavior of each other
Exercise
n. a body of infantry composed of two or more companies, forming a part of a regiment.
acute
Exercise
a. quickly perceptive; keen; having a sharp point or tip; extremely sharp or severe
Exercise
n. composition; order
Exercise
v. serve as a memorial to; honor the memory of with a ceremony
Exercise
v. edit by omitting or modifying parts considered offensive, vulgar, or otherwise unseemly
adamant
Exercise
v. to conduct or behave (oneself).
Exercise
n. inclination or slope; slanted or oblique surface; jargon, especially of thieves; dialect
Exercise
a. extremely hard; inflexible; stubbornly unyielding
Exercise
n. courtesy towards women
addendum
Exercise
a. generous in providing aid to others; charitable
Exercise
adj. compassionate.
Exercise
a. awkward; showing lack of skill or aptitude
Exercise
n. something added or to be added, especially a supplement to a book
addle
Exercise
v. to pile or heap together.
Exercise
v. muddle; drive crazy; become confused
Exercise
a. nonprofessional; lacking the skill of a professional, as in an art
Exercise
n. a dark reddish-brown, non-metallic liquid element with a suffocating odor.
adduce
Exercise
adj. capable of being conducted or transmitted.
Exercise
v. reckon; make mathematical calculation
Exercise
n. a response or alteration of responses, generally musical.
Exercise
v. to bring forward or name for consideration.
adhere
Exercise
n. a grotesque, ludicrous, or fantastic action.
Exercise
n. large cage, building, or enclosure in which birds are reared or kept
Exercise
v. stick fast; stick to firmly; be compatible or in accordance with
Exercise
adj. pertaining to, intended for, or performed by a chorus or choir.
adherence
Exercise
v. rid of excess; refine or purify; correct by punishment or reproof
Exercise
n. attachment.
Exercise
n. boaster; one given to loud, empty boasting; very talkative person
Exercise
n. a charge for a firearm, or for blasting.
adherent
Exercise
n. one who makes a practice of amusing others by low tricks, antic gestures; droll; mimic; clown
Exercise
n. person who adheres; one who follows or upholds a leader, party, cause
Exercise
n. general agreement or accord; opinion reached by a group as a whole
Exercise
a. related to dogs; dog-like; affecting or derived from dogs
adhesion
Exercise
v. make shiny by rubbing; polish
Exercise
n. the state of being attached or joined.
Exercise
a. having power to advice; containing advice
Exercise
a. kindly; favorable; not malignant
adieu
Exercise
inter. good-by; farewell.
Exercise
v. to cover with ornament.
Exercise
n. supplement or appendix, especially to a will
Exercise
n. as much as can be held in the arm or arms.
adjacency
Exercise
n. a thought that comes later than its appropriate or expected time.
Exercise
v. officially charge someone in a court of law
Exercise
a. being of the most miserable kind; wretched; lacking pride; brought low in condition or status
Exercise
n. the state of being adjacent.
adjacent
Exercise
a. capable of containing a large quantity; spacious or roomy
Exercise
n. calamity; disaster; state of extreme ruin and misfortune
Exercise
a. adjoining; neighboring; close to; lying near
Exercise
n. confederate; partner; collaborator
adjudge
Exercise
v. to award or bestow by formal decision.
Exercise
a. carefully aware of all circumstances; cautious
Exercise
v. to make the first attack.
Exercise
n. a member of one of the three tribes that dwelt in the land of canaan, or western palestine.
adjunct
Exercise
n. something added on or attached generally nonessential or inferior
Exercise
n. lizard that changes color in different situations
Exercise
a. of or relating to the heart
Exercise
v. rid of excess; refine or purify; correct by punishment or reproof
adjuration
Exercise
v. give, transfer, or deliver in a formal manner, as if by signing over into the possession of another
Exercise
n. process of absorbing nutrients into the body after digestion; state of mental concentration
Exercise
n. a vehement appeal.
Exercise
n. the state or condition of being joined together.
adjutant
Exercise
v. blame; condemn
Exercise
a. having power to advice; containing advice
Exercise
adj. auxiliary.
Exercise
v. cry out with a loud, full sound; cry with vehemence, as in calling or exultation; shout
administrator
Exercise
n. an inhabitant, citizen or freeman of a borough burgh, or corporate town.
Exercise
v. gain or acquire by force; take possession of by violent means; gain dominion over
Exercise
n. one who abandons his religious faith or political beliefs
Exercise
n. one who manages a government agency or department
admissible
Exercise
n. opening; diameter of such an opening; hole
Exercise
adj. having the right or privilege of entry.
Exercise
n. a condition resulting from the inordinate or persistent use of alcoholic beverages.
Exercise
v. to belong, as by right, fitness, association, classification, possession, or natural relation.
admittance
Exercise
n. entrance, or the right or permission to enter.
Exercise
n. instrument for determining the weight or pressure of the atmosphere
Exercise
n. list of works of a specific author or publisher; list of writings relating to a given subject
Exercise
n. shutting up of a place by troops or ships; obstruction to passage
admonish
Exercise
n. motivation deriving logically from ethical or moral principles; source of moral or ethical judgment
Exercise
v. restrict; shrink; make smaller or narrower by binding or squeezing
Exercise
v. warn; counsel someone against something to be avoided
Exercise
adv. from side to side.
admonition
Exercise
n. criminal act of capturing and carrying away by force
Exercise
n. gentle or friendly reproof; cautionary advice or warning
Exercise
v. limit narrowly; confine; draw a line around; encircle
Exercise
a. intended to confuse in an argument
ado
Exercise
n. doing; bother; troublesome business; fuss; bustle
Exercise
v. serve as a memorial to; honor the memory of with a ceremony
Exercise
v. acquire; take possession of for one's own use; set apart for specific use
Exercise
adj. fond of drinking.
adoration
Exercise
v. to walk about
Exercise
a. helper, additional or subsidiary
Exercise
n. one of the two chambers of the heart which receives the blood from the veins.
Exercise
n. act of playing honor to a divine being; worship paid to God; act of addressing as a god
adroit
Exercise
n. component or part; citizen, voter
Exercise
v. punish, as by beating; criticize severely; rebuke
Exercise
a. skillful and adept under pressing conditions
Exercise
n. one of the two chambers of the heart which receives the blood from the veins.
adulterant
Exercise
a. yielding to request or desire; ready to accommodate; disposed or willing to comply
Exercise
a. of or relating to hearing, the organs of hearing, or the sense of hearing
Exercise
n. act of absolving or the state of being absolved; formal remission of sin imparted by a priest
Exercise
n. an adulterating substance.
adulterate
Exercise
v. make impure by adding inferior or tainted substances
Exercise
v. to teach or imbue with the doctrines of calvinism.
Exercise
v. to give a signal to, by nod or gesture.
Exercise
adj. withered.
adumbrate
Exercise
n. the act of rising.
Exercise
n. independence; self-government or the right of self-government; self-determination
Exercise
v. give hint or indication of something; disclose partially or guardedly; overshadow; shade
Exercise
a. of the same kin; related by blood
advent
Exercise
v. work together, especially in a joint intellectual effort
Exercise
well n. a very deep bored well. water rises due to underground pressure
Exercise
n. one who or that which accompanies.
Exercise
n. coming or arrival, especially of something extremely important
adverse
Exercise
a. responsive to advice or suggestion; responsible to higher authority; willing to comply with; agreeable
Exercise
n. sharpness or bitterness of speech or temper.
Exercise
n. delusive speech.
Exercise
a. in opposing direction; harmful or unfavorable; acting or serving to oppose
adversity
Exercise
n. hereditary nobility; privileged class
Exercise
v. to happen to or befall.
Exercise
n. a balloon or other apparatus floating in or sustained by the air.
Exercise
n. state of misfortune, hardship, or affliction; misfortune
advert
Exercise
v. resent; give or expend with reluctance; be envious of
Exercise
v. form by an exercise of ingenuity; devise; invent; design
Exercise
v. to refer incidentally.
Exercise
a. of the same kin; related by blood
advertiser
Exercise
n. one who advertises, especially in newspapers.
Exercise
n. state of misfortune, hardship, or affliction; misfortune
Exercise
n. brutal deed; atrocious condition, quality, or behavior; monstrousness
Exercise
a. strict or severe in discipline; severely simple and unornamented
advisory
Exercise
a. having power to advice; containing advice
Exercise
n. any article of personal property.
Exercise
n. a white or delicately tinted fine-grained gypsum.
Exercise
a. easily approached or entered; obtainable; easy to talk to or get along with
advocacy
Exercise
n. support; active pleading on behalf of something
Exercise
n. self control; self restraint; partial or complete abstention from sexual activity
Exercise
n. the trunk or body of a tree.
Exercise
n. a condensed form as of a book or play.
advocate
Exercise
v. speak, plead, or argue in favour of; plead for; push for something
Exercise
n. proximity.
Exercise
n. the dignity, condition, office, or term of office of an alderman.
Exercise
a. endowed with life; alive; living; animated
aerial
Exercise
v. estimate value; judge worth of something
Exercise
adj. capable of being aliened or alienated, as lands.
Exercise
adj. corporeal.
Exercise
a. of the air or atmosphere; produced by or found in the air; performed in the air
aeronaut
Exercise
n. one who navigates the air, a balloonist.
Exercise
adj. contributing to an end.
Exercise
n. feeling of deep regret; strong uneasiness caused by a sense of guilt
Exercise
a. confirmative; ratifying; giving assent or approval; confirming
aeronautics
Exercise
a. cohering or tending to cohere; well integrated
Exercise
n. a salt of acetic acid.
Exercise
n. short account of amusing or interesting event; short narrative; secret story of history or biography
Exercise
n. the art or practice of flying aircraft
aerostat
Exercise
n. friendship; peaceful relations, as between nations
Exercise
n. similarity in form or character; agreement
Exercise
v. to study plant-life.
Exercise
n. a balloon or other apparatus floating in or sustained by the air.
aerostatics
Exercise
n. the branch of pneumatics that treats of the equilibrium, pressure, and mechanical properties.
Exercise
n. a subordinate officer of a vessel, who has general charge of the rigging, anchors, etc.
Exercise
n. assumed name; another name; name that has been assumed temporarily
Exercise
n. a number of stars seen from the Earth as a group and often having a name
affable
Exercise
n. a sign (^) placed below a line, indicating where omitted words, etc., should be inserted.
Exercise
a. easily approachable; warmly friendly
Exercise
v. restrict; shrink; make smaller or narrower by binding or squeezing
Exercise
n. hereditary nobility; privileged class
affect
Exercise
v. to study plant-life.
Exercise
v. to take when offered.
Exercise
v. in the game of poker, to put up a stake before the cards are dealt.
Exercise
v. have an emotional or cognitive impact upon
affectation
Exercise
n. any messenger commissioned by or as by divine authority.
Exercise
n. a disagreeable, harsh, or discordant sound or combination of sounds or tones.
Exercise
n. colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
Exercise
n. a studied or ostentatious pretense or attempt.
affiliate
Exercise
v. make greater, as in size, extent, or quantity
Exercise
v. associate; incorporate
Exercise
v. let off hook; relieve of requirement or obligation
Exercise
n. short account of amusing or interesting event; short narrative; secret story of history or biography
affirmative
Exercise
n. injury that doesn't break the skin
Exercise
adj. pertaining to king arthur, the real or legendary hero of british poetic story.
Exercise
v. punish, as by beating; criticize severely; rebuke
Exercise
a. confirmative; ratifying; giving assent or approval; confirming
affix
Exercise
n. harmonious uniformity or agreement among things or parts
Exercise
v. make or become better; improve; grow better
Exercise
v. fasten; append; add on; secure to something
Exercise
n. group of persons appointed by a head of state or a prime minister; hut; cottage; small house; small room; closet
affluence
Exercise
v. to free or clear, as from accusation.
Exercise
n. abundance; a plentiful supply of material goods; wealth
Exercise
v. serve as a memorial to; honor the memory of with a ceremony
Exercise
v. distinguish; be characteristic of; be a distinctive trait or mark of
affront
Exercise
n. the act planning, devising, inventing, or adapting something to or for a special purpose.
Exercise
n. insult; offense; intentional act of disrespect
Exercise
n. a means for conducting something, particularly a tube, pipe, or passageway for a fluid.
Exercise
n. a word, idiom, or phrase characteristic of great britain or the british.
afoot
Exercise
adv. in progress.
Exercise
a. one of two or more things, ideas or courses of action that may be used; option; choice
Exercise
adj. tending to prevent or relieve non-inflammatory spasmodic affections.
Exercise
n. one who advocates or practices altruism.
aforesaid
Exercise
adj. low in tone or compass.
Exercise
adj. said in a preceding part or before.
Exercise
a. gay; joyous; carefree and lighthearted
Exercise
n. instrument for determining the weight or pressure of the atmosphere
afresh
Exercise
adj. low in tone or compass.
Exercise
a. bitter and sharp in language, tone, or manner
Exercise
adv. once more, after rest or interval.
Exercise
a. confirmative; ratifying; giving assent or approval; confirming
afterthought
Exercise
n. a thought that comes later than its appropriate or expected time.
Exercise
v. be face to face with; oppose in hostility or competition; deal with
Exercise
adv. in bed; on a bed.
Exercise
n. something added or to be added, especially a supplement to a book
agglomerate
Exercise
a. capable of being seen, or easily seen; open to view; visible to eye
Exercise
v. to pile or heap together.
Exercise
n. an adulterating substance.
Exercise
a. sky blue; light purplish-blue
aggrandize
Exercise
v. cause to become unfriendly or hostile; transfer property or ownership; isolate or dissociate emotionally
Exercise
a. sharp-cornered; consisting of an angle or angles; stiff in manner
Exercise
v. increase scope of; extend; intensify; make greater in power, influence, stature, or reputation
Exercise
v. aid, usually in doing something wrong; encourage
aggravate
Exercise
v. worsen; make worse or more troublesome
Exercise
a. scornful; expressing contempt; showing a lack of respect
Exercise
v. rid of excess; refine or purify; correct by punishment or reproof
Exercise
n. a privilege or possession into which one is born.
aggravation
Exercise
v. bump; hit; conflict
Exercise
adj. characterized by charity and kindness.
Exercise
n. the fact of being made heavier or more heinous, as a crime , offense, misfortune, etc.
Exercise
adj. capable of being pressed into smaller compass.
aggregate
Exercise
a. possible, or liable, but not certain, to occur; incidental; casual.
Exercise
n. madhouse.
Exercise
v. attack from all sides; trouble persistently; hem in
Exercise
v. gather into a mass, sum, or whole; amount to
aggress
Exercise
v. to make the first attack.
Exercise
n. inflammation of the bronchial tubes.
Exercise
n. a woman who is a center of attraction because of her beauty, accomplishments, etc.
Exercise
adj. harmonious.
aggression
Exercise
a. like corpse; pale; Having appearance or color of dead human body
Exercise
n. cheerful promptness or willingness; eagerness; speed or quickness
Exercise
n. tendency to keep together
Exercise
n. an unprovoked attack.
aggrieve
Exercise
v. to give grief or sorrow to.
Exercise
n. complexity; intricacy; any disease or disorder that occurs during the course of another disease
Exercise
n. expression of sympathy with another in sorrow or grief.
Exercise
adj. taking notice.
aghast
Exercise
v. humiliate; lower or depress in rank or esteem
Exercise
n. study of artifacts and relics of early mankind
Exercise
n. dead body of an animal especially one slaughtered and dressed for food
Exercise
a. struck by shock, terror, or amazement
agile
Exercise
a. moving quickly and lightly; mentally quick
Exercise
n. a love-affair, especially one of an illicit nature.
Exercise
n. list of works of a specific author or publisher; list of writings relating to a given subject
Exercise
a. causing contraction; having the effect of drawing tissue together; stern or austere
agitate
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v. to sprinkle or cover with things strewn.
Exercise
n. one who navigates the air, a balloonist.
Exercise
v. give up or surrender; deny something to oneself
Exercise
v. cause to move with violence or sudden force; upset; disturb
agrarian
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a. pertaining to land or its cultivation; relating to agricultural or rural matters
Exercise
n. greenhouse; school of music or dramatic art
Exercise
a. kindly; favorable; not malignant
Exercise
n. symbolic representation of abstract ideas or principles in narrative, dramatic, or pictorial form
ailment
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n. the chief of the bishops of an ecclesiastical province in the greek, roman, and anglican church.
Exercise
a. moved by sexual love; loving
Exercise
v. aid, usually in doing something wrong; encourage
Exercise
n. sickness; illness; affliction
airy
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v. distinguish; be characteristic of; be a distinctive trait or mark of
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adj. delicate, ethereal.
Exercise
n. general structure, form, or outline.
Exercise
n. act of clearing; space cleared; permission to proceed or trust
akin
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n. act of yielding; point yielded; acknowledgment or admission
Exercise
n. defiant or swaggering behavior; pretense of courage; false show of bravery
Exercise
a. of the same kin; related by blood
Exercise
n. intensity of passion or affection.
alabaster
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a. moving quickly and lightly; mentally quick
Exercise
n. a white or delicately tinted fine-grained gypsum.
Exercise
a. no longer current or applicable; antiquated
Exercise
n. headgear with which a horse is directed and which carries a bit and reins
alacrity
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n. intense state of fear or dismay; astonishment combined with terror
Exercise
n. cheerful promptness or willingness; eagerness; speed or quickness
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a. speaking and repeating loud words; full of clamor; calling or demanding loudly or urgently; vociferous; noisy; bawling; loud
Exercise
v. associate; incorporate
albeit
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n. any furniture old and valuable; out of fashion
Exercise
v. to change into acid.
Exercise
ad. even though; although; notwithstanding
Exercise
a. capable of using either hand with equal ease
albino
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n. a person with milky white skin and hair, and eyes with bright red pupil and usually pink iris.
Exercise
n. something added or to be added, especially a supplement to a book
Exercise
v. officially charge someone in a court of law
Exercise
n. a concretion formed in various parts of the body resembling a pebble in hardness.
album
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n. a list of names; a register for visitors; a blank book, in which to insert autographs sketches, memorial writing of friends, photographs
Exercise
n. the lady superior of a nunnery.
Exercise
n. hillside.
Exercise
v. limit narrowly; confine; draw a line around; encircle
alchemy
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n. medieval chemistry; magical or mysterious power or process of transforming
Exercise
a. of or pertaining to competition; producing competition; showing a fighting disposition
Exercise
v. renounce upon oath; abandon forever
Exercise
n. official examination of the details of a country's population
alcohol
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n. a volatile, inflammable, colorless liquid of a penetrating odor and burning taste.
Exercise
n. a series of tables giving the days of the week together with certain astronomical information.
Exercise
v. cause to become unfriendly or hostile; transfer property or ownership; isolate or dissociate emotionally
Exercise
a. flagrant; conspicuously obvious; loudly offensive
alcoholism
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a. easily approached or entered; obtainable; easy to talk to or get along with
Exercise
v. officially charge someone in a court of law
Exercise
n. a condition resulting from the inordinate or persistent use of alcoholic beverages.
Exercise
n. school for special instruction; society of scholars, scientists, or artists
alcove
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n. nook; small, recessed section of a room
Exercise
v. to agree.
Exercise
adj. having resemblance of sound.
Exercise
a. sharing an edge or boundary; touching; neighboring
alder
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n. north temperate shrubs or trees having toothed leaves and cone like fruit
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adj. saintly.
Exercise
n. oval building with tiers of seats from central open space or arena
Exercise
n. the state of progressive restoration to health and strength after the cessation of disease.
alderman
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n. a member of a municipal legislative body, who usually exercises also certain judicial functions.
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adj. connected with the study or cultivation of plants.
Exercise
n. highest point; vertex; summit; climax
Exercise
v. to smear over, as with any oily or sticky substance.
aldermanship
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v. make amends, as for sin or fault; pay for; turn away from sin
Exercise
n. secret agreement for an illegal purpose; conspiracy
Exercise
n. the dignity, condition, office, or term of office of an alderman.
Exercise
adv. in good season or time.
alias
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n. one who trains horses, dogs, etc.
Exercise
n. a scholar who is skilled in academic disputation
Exercise
adj. pertaining to st. augustine, his doctrines, or the religious orders called after him.
Exercise
n. assumed name; another name; name that has been assumed temporarily
alien
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a. happening or following in turns; succeeding each other continuously; substitute
Exercise
n. the utterance of criticism or censure.
Exercise
interj. well done.
Exercise
a. dissimilar, inconsistent, or opposed in nature; very different place, society, or person
alienable
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a. adjoining; neighboring; close to; lying near
Exercise
adj. capable of being aliened or alienated, as lands.
Exercise
v. form by an exercise of ingenuity; devise; invent; design
Exercise
n. a dark reddish-brown, non-metallic liquid element with a suffocating odor.
alienate
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v. stoop or descend; let one's self down; submit; waive the privilege of rank or dignity
Exercise
n. group of closely located islands
Exercise
n. resemblance or correspondence in sound.
Exercise
v. cause to become unfriendly or hostile; transfer property or ownership; isolate or dissociate emotionally
alienation
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adj. of or pertaining to the ear, its auricle, or the sense of hearing.
Exercise
n. estrangement.
Exercise
a. compatible; harmonious
Exercise
n. highest point; vertex; summit; climax
aliment
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v. equip; provide with military equipment
Exercise
n. act of accompanying someone or something
Exercise
n. a means for conducting something, particularly a tube, pipe, or passageway for a fluid.
Exercise
n. that which nourishes.
alkali
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n. soda ash; caustic soda, caustic potash; one of a class of caustic bases, such as soda, potash, and ammonia
Exercise
v. to be a friend to, especially when in need.
Exercise
v. to bruise by a blow, either with or without the breaking of the skin.
Exercise
adj. pertaining to marriage or matrimony.
allay
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v. calm; pacify; reduce the intensity of; relieve
Exercise
n. message that is transmitted by radio or television; radio or television show
Exercise
n. incorporated town that is not a city; association of men who gave pledges to the king for the good behavior of each other
Exercise
n. oval building with tiers of seats from central open space or arena
allege
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v. state without proof; assert to be true
Exercise
n. the state or condition of being joined together.
Exercise
a. broken off; very steep; having sudden transitions from one subject to another
Exercise
n. that part of the world where christianity is generally professed.
allegory
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n. restraint from eating or drinking; refraining from indulging appetite or desire
Exercise
n. person entitled to benefits or proceeds of an insurance policy or will
Exercise
n. yielding to another; ceding or surrendering
Exercise
n. symbolic representation of abstract ideas or principles in narrative, dramatic, or pictorial form
alleviate
Exercise
v. associate; join
Exercise
a. skillful and adept under pressing conditions
Exercise
v. provide physical relief, as from pain; make easier; remove in part
Exercise
n. official examination of the details of a country's population
alley
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a. antiquated; extremely old and ancient; belonging to very ancient times
Exercise
n. one who manages a government agency or department
Exercise
n. narrow passage, especially a walk or passage in a garden or park, bordered by rows of trees or bushes
Exercise
n. component or part; citizen, voter
alliance
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n. chronological record of the events of successive years
Exercise
n. in colonial times, a member of the lower house of the legislature of maryland or virginia.
Exercise
n. state of being allied; act of allying or uniting; a union or connection of interests between families, states, parties
Exercise
a. formless; lacking shape or definition
allot
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v. cause to move with violence or sudden force; upset; disturb
Exercise
n. inflated or extravagant language, especially on unimportant subjects.
Exercise
v. parcel out in parts or portions; distribute to each individual concerned; assign as a share or lot
Exercise
n. any opponent or enemy of christ, whether a person or a power.
allotment
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a. rude and clumsy in behavior; ungentlemanly; awkward in manners
Exercise
n. a church office endowed with funds or property for the maintenance of divine service.
Exercise
n. portion.
Exercise
n. one who engages in a conspiracy; plotter
allude
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v. refer casually or indirectly, or by suggestion
Exercise
n. a leaden sash-bar or grooved strip for fastening panes in stained-glass windows.
Exercise
n. madhouse.
Exercise
n. one who entrusts.
allusion
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n. condition in which blood lacks red corpuscles; deficiency of red blood cells; lack of vitality
Exercise
n. indirect reference; symbolical reference or comparison; metaphor
Exercise
v. refrain; hold oneself back voluntarily from an action or practice
Exercise
n. book of literary selections by various authors
alluvion
Exercise
v. criticize severely; punish; revise or make corrections to publication
Exercise
n. the act of cutting off, as in a surgical operation.
Exercise
n. flood.
Exercise
adv. in bed; on a bed.
ally
Exercise
v. yield or formally resign and surrender to another
Exercise
v. to bring forward or name for consideration.
Exercise
n. confederate; partner; collaborator
Exercise
a. endowed with life; alive; living; animated
almanac
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n. using or able to use two languages, especially with equal or nearly equal fluency
Exercise
n. criminal act of capturing and carrying away by force
Exercise
n. a series of tables giving the days of the week together with certain astronomical information.
Exercise
n. a sign (^) placed below a line, indicating where omitted words, etc., should be inserted.
aloof
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a. eating or feeding on flesh; predatory
Exercise
a. apart; remote in manner; distant physically or emotionally; reserved and remote
Exercise
n. engagement to marry.
Exercise
adj. containing gold.
altar
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a. awake; alert
Exercise
n. raised structure on which sacrifices are offered or incense burned to a deity
Exercise
n. quality of being adequately or well qualified physically and intellectually
Exercise
n. story or poem set to music that can be sung by chorus
alter
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n. active resistance; condition of being an opposing principle, force, or factor
Exercise
v. to obtain the friendship of.
Exercise
v. modify; cause to change; make different; convert
Exercise
a. every two years; lasting or living for two years
alteration
Exercise
n. an open pan or basin for holding live coals.
Exercise
adj. containing gold.
Exercise
v. restrict; shrink; make smaller or narrower by binding or squeezing
Exercise
n. passage from one form or state to another; change
altercate
Exercise
n. a title of jesus
Exercise
a. of or relating to the heart
Exercise
v. to contend angrily or zealously in words.
Exercise
n. a thought that comes later than its appropriate or expected time.
alternate
Exercise
adj. that may be estimated by reckoning.
Exercise
a. happening or following in turns; succeeding each other continuously; substitute
Exercise
v. to make of or ornament with brass.
Exercise
a. capable; adept
alternative
Exercise
v. make amends, as for sin or fault; pay for; turn away from sin
Exercise
n. word of opposite meaning; counter term
Exercise
a. one of two or more things, ideas or courses of action that may be used; option; choice
Exercise
n. field hospital organized as to follow an army in its movements; wagon for conveying the wounded to hospital
altitude
Exercise
n. general structure, form, or outline.
Exercise
a. intended to confuse in an argument
Exercise
n. one of the coarse, stiff hairs of swine: used in brush-making, etc.
Exercise
n. elevation especially above sea level; height
alto
Exercise
n. an anthem or other composition sung responsively.
Exercise
n. bitter hostility; active hatred; hostile feeling or act
Exercise
n. the lowest or deepest female voice or part.
Exercise
v. agree; give consent, often at insistence of another; concede
altruism
Exercise
a. with sideways or indirect look; Turned to side, especially of eyes
Exercise
n. benevolence to others on subordination to self-interest.
Exercise
a. adjoining; neighboring; close to; lying near
Exercise
v. associate; join
altruist
Exercise
n. sharpness or bitterness of speech or temper.
Exercise
v. do a favor or service for; provide for; supply with; make suitable; adapt; allow for
Exercise
n. one who advocates or practices altruism.
Exercise
n. an animal of microscopic smallness.
amalgam
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n. an alloy or union of mercury with another metal.
Exercise
v. assent; agree without protesting
Exercise
n. greenhouse; school of music or dramatic art
Exercise
n. act of absolving or the state of being absolved; formal remission of sin imparted by a priest
amalgamate
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v. combine; unite in one body; mix or alloy a metal with mercury
Exercise
v. seek to attain; long for; strive toward an end
Exercise
v. treat gently; cook in water just below boiling point
Exercise
v. warn; counsel someone against something to be avoided
amateur
Exercise
a. moving quickly and lightly; mentally quick
Exercise
n. kindness of feeling, disposition, or manner.
Exercise
a. nonprofessional; lacking the skill of a professional, as in an art
Exercise
a. eager; keen; worried; uneasy and apprehensive about an uncertain event or matter
amatory
Exercise
a. of informal spoken language or conversation; conversational or chatty
Exercise
adj. designed to excite love.
Exercise
n. one who makes a claim or demand, as of right.
Exercise
adj. pertaining to st. augustine, his doctrines, or the religious orders called after him.
ambidextrous
Exercise
a. straightforward; frank; free from prejudice; impartial
Exercise
a. capable of using either hand with equal ease
Exercise
n. piece of jewelry; a small scale used as a jewel for adornment; famous actor's special appearance in a minor role in film
Exercise
a. simultaneous; coincident; occurring or operating at the same time
ambiguous
Exercise
adj. dominant.
Exercise
adj. pertaining to marriage or matrimony.
Exercise
a. unclear or doubtful in meaning
Exercise
n. a response or alteration of responses, generally musical.
ambitious
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a. aspiring; having a strong desire for success or achievement
Exercise
v. in the game of poker, to put up a stake before the cards are dealt.
Exercise
n. conversation.
Exercise
n. an unprovoked attack.
ambrosial
Exercise
v. to make fast, as a rope, by winding round a cleat.
Exercise
n. supplement or appendix, especially to a will
Exercise
n. quality or state of being brief in duration; concise expression
Exercise
adj. divinely sweet, fragrant, or delicious.
ambulance
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n. field hospital organized as to follow an army in its movements; wagon for conveying the wounded to hospital
Exercise
adj. dominant.
Exercise
v. diagnose; examine
Exercise
n. a studied or ostentatious pretense or attempt.
ambulate
Exercise
a. abundant; graciously generous; giving freely and generously
Exercise
n. one who advertises, especially in newspapers.
Exercise
v. to walk about
Exercise
n. the practical unit of electric-current strength.
ambush
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adj. of or pertaining to the ear, its auricle, or the sense of hearing.
Exercise
adj. reddish-brown, said usually of the hair.
Exercise
n. disposition or arrangement of troops for attacking an enemy unexpectedly from a concealed station
Exercise
a. sharing an edge or boundary; touching; neighboring
ameliorate
Exercise
v. make or become better; improve; grow better
Exercise
adj. cheerful.
Exercise
n. a thought that comes later than its appropriate or expected time.
Exercise
v. destroy completely; reduce to nonexistence
amenable
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adj. of or pertaining to the ear.
Exercise
a. responsive to advice or suggestion; responsible to higher authority; willing to comply with; agreeable
Exercise
n. a charge for a firearm, or for blasting.
Exercise
a. causing contraction; having the effect of drawing tissue together; stern or austere
americanism
Exercise
v. express agreement to what is alleged or proposed; accept
Exercise
n. act of accompanying someone or something
Exercise
n. opening; diameter of such an opening; hole
Exercise
n. a peculiar sense in which an english word or phrase is used in the united states.
amicable
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a. obscure; profound; difficult to understand.
Exercise
a. like corpse; pale; Having appearance or color of dead human body
Exercise
adj. benevolent in feeling, character, or aspect.
Exercise
a. exhibiting friendliness or goodwill; not quarrelsome
amity
Exercise
n. friendship; peaceful relations, as between nations
Exercise
n. an acute epidemic disease.
Exercise
v. to blend.
Exercise
adj. of or pertaining to the ear, its auricle, or the sense of hearing.
amorous
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v. form by an exercise of ingenuity; devise; invent; design
Exercise
adj. having the right or privilege of entry.
Exercise
a. moved by sexual love; loving
Exercise
v. distinguish; be characteristic of; be a distinctive trait or mark of
amorphous
Exercise
v. officially charge someone in a court of law
Exercise
n. bitter hostility; active hatred; hostile feeling or act
Exercise
n. word of opposite meaning; counter term
Exercise
a. formless; lacking shape or definition
amour
Exercise
a. thorough; including all or everything; broad in scope
Exercise
n. a love-affair, especially one of an illicit nature.
Exercise
n. an officer whose duty it is to assess taxes.
Exercise
n. instrument for determining the weight or pressure of the atmosphere
ampere
Exercise
n. the practical unit of electric-current strength.
Exercise
n. an inhabitant, citizen or freeman of a borough burgh, or corporate town.
Exercise
n. instrument for determining the weight or pressure of the atmosphere
Exercise
n. mental keenness; quickness of perception
amphibious
Exercise
v. gather into a mass, sum, or whole; amount to
Exercise
n. advantage; something that aids or promotes well-being ; welfare; gain
Exercise
adj. living both on land and in water.
Exercise
n. person who adheres; one who follows or upholds a leader, party, cause
amphitheater
Exercise
a. causing contraction; having the effect of drawing tissue together; stern or austere
Exercise
n. oval building with tiers of seats from central open space or arena
Exercise
n. a high official administrator of the affairs of a diocese.
Exercise
n. brilliant burst of fire; destructive fire; flame
amplitude
Exercise
n. largeness.
Exercise
n. supplement or appendix, especially to a will
Exercise
v. give up, renounce, abandon, lay down, or withdraw from, as a right or claim
Exercise
n. a spanish dance, illustrative of the passion of love, accompanied by caste nets and singing.
amply
Exercise
adv. sufficiently.
Exercise
n. sulfur.
Exercise
n. expression of sympathy with another in sorrow or grief.
Exercise
a. every two years; lasting or living for two years
amputate
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v. cut off part of body, especially by surgery; prune
Exercise
n. support; active pleading on behalf of something
Exercise
n. similarity in some respects; comparison based on similarity
Exercise
v. put in proper order; dispose in the manner intended, or best suited for the purpose
amusement
Exercise
n. official examination of the details of a country's population
Exercise
n. diversion.
Exercise
n. passive consent.
Exercise
a. mandatory; obligatory; required by rule
anachronism
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v. to make complex, difficult, or hard to deal with.
Exercise
n. anything occurring or existing out of its proper time.
Exercise
adj. serving or tending to force.
Exercise
v. refer casually or indirectly, or by suggestion
anagram
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n. the letters of a word or phrase so transposed as to make a different word or phrase.
Exercise
n. coming or arrival, especially of something extremely important
Exercise
v. cause to become unfriendly or hostile; transfer property or ownership; isolate or dissociate emotionally
Exercise
adv. sufficiently.
analogous
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a. comparable; similar or alike
Exercise
n. an unprovoked attack.
Exercise
n. compression
Exercise
v. leave to someone by a will; hand down
analogy
Exercise
n. similarity in some respects; comparison based on similarity
Exercise
n. additional object; useful but not essential thing; subordinate or supplementary item
Exercise
v. take into custody; arrest a criminal; grasp mentally; perceive
Exercise
a. constant in application or attention; diligent; unceasing or persistent
analyst
Exercise
adj. corporeal.
Exercise
n. one who analyzes or makes use of the analytical method.
Exercise
v. to hate violently.
Exercise
v. to indulge in profane oaths.
analyze
Exercise
n. a medical preparation, aromatic and oily, used for healing.
Exercise
prep. apart from.
Exercise
v. diagnose; examine
Exercise
v. yield or formally resign and surrender to another
anarchy
Exercise
n. absence of governing body; state of disorder; political disorder and confusion
Exercise
a. related by blood; having common ancestor; related or analogous in nature, character, or function
Exercise
n. upward slope or grade; movement upward
Exercise
a. occurring or payable every year
anathema
Exercise
a. simultaneous; coincident; occurring or operating at the same time
Exercise
a. abolish, do away with, or annul, especially by authority
Exercise
n. solemn curse; someone or something regarded as a curse
Exercise
a. warlike or hostile in manner or temperament; showing or having impulse to be combative
anatomy
Exercise
a. fleshly; of or relating to body or flesh; bodily
Exercise
a. understandable; readily comprehended or understood; intelligible
Exercise
n. detailed analysis; branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals
Exercise
n. brutal deed; atrocious condition, quality, or behavior; monstrousness
anecdote
Exercise
a. causing contraction; having the effect of drawing tissue together; stern or austere
Exercise
a. simultaneous; coincident; occurring or operating at the same time
Exercise
n. short account of amusing or interesting event; short narrative; secret story of history or biography
Exercise
n. self control; self restraint; partial or complete abstention from sexual activity
anemia
Exercise
n. condition in which blood lacks red corpuscles; deficiency of red blood cells; lack of vitality
Exercise
n. the department of an army charged with the provision of its food and water and daily needs.
Exercise
v. to smear over, as with any oily or sticky substance.
Exercise
n. law or rule; decision, regulation, code, or constitution made by authority; books of the Bible officially accepted; a group of literary works
anemic
Exercise
n. a portable box-shaped free-reed instrument; reeds that are made to vibrate by air from the bellows controlled by the player
Exercise
v. make amends, as for sin or fault; pay for; turn away from sin
Exercise
a. endowed with life; alive; living; animated
Exercise
adj. affected with anemia.
anemometer
Exercise
n. an instrument for measuring the force or velocity of wind.
Exercise
n. one who manages a government agency or department
Exercise
n. one who abandons his religious faith or political beliefs
Exercise
adj. pertaining to, intended for, or performed by a chorus or choir.
anesthetic
Exercise
n. specialist; person with expert knowledge or training, especially in the fine arts
Exercise
n. hillside.
Exercise
n. a place or region on the opposite side of the earth.
Exercise
n. substance that causes loss of sensation; producing temporary loss or impairment of feeling
anew
Exercise
v. inscribe or dedicate; attribute to a specified cause, source, or origin; assign as a quality
Exercise
v. close; squeeze or press together; contract
Exercise
n. favoring, protecting, or propitious influence or guidance.
Exercise
adv. once more.
angelic
Exercise
adj. saintly.
Exercise
adj. contributing to an end.
Exercise
n. a white or delicately tinted fine-grained gypsum.
Exercise
n. the communication of disease from person to person.
anglophobia
Exercise
n. hatred or dread of england or of what is english.
Exercise
n. injury that doesn't break the skin
Exercise
a. every two years; lasting or living for two years
Exercise
a. simultaneous; coincident; occurring or operating at the same time
angular
Exercise
n. act of assassinating; killing by treacherous violence; murder of public figure by surprise attack
Exercise
n. quality or state of being brief in duration; concise expression
Exercise
a. sharp-cornered; consisting of an angle or angles; stiff in manner
Exercise
n. criminal act of capturing and carrying away by force
anhydrous
Exercise
v. give up or surrender; deny something to oneself
Exercise
adj. withered.
Exercise
n. a list of names; a register for visitors; a blank book, in which to insert autographs sketches, memorial writing of friends, photographs
Exercise
n. raised structure on which sacrifices are offered or incense burned to a deity
animadversion
Exercise
n. the utterance of criticism or censure.
Exercise
n. definition or concise statement of principle; tersely phrased statement of truth or opinion
Exercise
n. courtesy towards women
Exercise
a. coarsely insulting; physically harmful; characterized by improper or wrongful use
animadvert
Exercise
v. to pass criticism or censure.
Exercise
n. private meeting of members of a party to select officers or determine policy
Exercise
a. perceptible; heard or perceptible by the ear
Exercise
n. partner in crime; associate in wrongdoing
animalcule
Exercise
n. feeling of deep regret; strong uneasiness caused by a sense of guilt
Exercise
n. feature that helps to identify, tell apart, or describe recognizably; a distinguishing mark or trait
Exercise
n. an animal of microscopic smallness.
Exercise
adj. colorless,
animate
Exercise
a. responsive to advice or suggestion; responsible to higher authority; willing to comply with; agreeable
Exercise
n. an anthem or other composition sung responsively.
Exercise
a. endowed with life; alive; living; animated
Exercise
n. a thought that comes later than its appropriate or expected time.
animosity
Exercise
n. the cultivation of trees or shrubs.
Exercise
n. hard coal.
Exercise
n. bitter hostility; active hatred; hostile feeling or act
Exercise
n. a person with whom another confers.
annalist
Exercise
a. making or willing to yield, or to make concessions
Exercise
v. resent; give or expend with reluctance; be envious of
Exercise
n. recognition.
Exercise
n. historian.
annals
Exercise
n. over-regulated administrative system
Exercise
n. delusive speech.
Exercise
n. permanence.
Exercise
n. chronological record of the events of successive years
annex
Exercise
a. eager; keen; worried; uneasy and apprehensive about an uncertain event or matter
Exercise
a. constant in application or attention; diligent; unceasing or persistent
Exercise
v. travel with; be associated with
Exercise
v. append or attach; take possession of; incorporate into an existing political unit
annihilate
Exercise
a. antiquated; extremely old and ancient; belonging to very ancient times
Exercise
n. one who or that which accompanies.
Exercise
adj. broken in spirit because of a sense of sin.
Exercise
v. destroy completely; reduce to nonexistence
annotate
Exercise
n. as much as can be held in the arm or arms.
Exercise
v. comment; make explanatory notes
Exercise
n. an animal of microscopic smallness.
Exercise
n. something added or to be added, especially a supplement to a book
annual
Exercise
v. modify; cause to change; make different; convert
Exercise
n. general agreement or accord; opinion reached by a group as a whole
Exercise
a. occurring or payable every year
Exercise
v. ease or lessen pain; satisfy or appease
annuity
Exercise
a. one of two or more things, ideas or courses of action that may be used; option; choice
Exercise
n. agreement.
Exercise
n. substance that causes loss of sensation; producing temporary loss or impairment of feeling
Exercise
n. annual payment of allowance or income; periodical payment, amounting to a fixed sum in each year
annunciation
Exercise
a. having no name; having unknown or unacknowledged name
Exercise
n. proclamation.
Exercise
n. bitter hostility; active hatred; hostile feeling or act
Exercise
n. a subordinate officer of a vessel, who has general charge of the rigging, anchors, etc.
anode
Exercise
n. using or able to use two languages, especially with equal or nearly equal fluency
Exercise
n. word of opposite meaning; counter term
Exercise
n. north temperate shrubs or trees having toothed leaves and cone like fruit
Exercise
n. the point where or path by which a voltaic current enters an electrolyte or the like.
anonymous
Exercise
v. to collect into a mass.
Exercise
n. the point where or path by which a voltaic current enters an electrolyte or the like.
Exercise
a. having no name; having unknown or unacknowledged name
Exercise
n. fee for services; group of people appointed to find out about something; authorize
antagonism
Exercise
n. active resistance; condition of being an opposing principle, force, or factor
Exercise
n. an open pan or basin for holding live coals.
Exercise
n. fragrance; scent; pleasant characteristic odor, as of a plant, spice, or food
Exercise
a. rough and stormy; loud, noisy, and lacking in restraint or discipline
antarctic
Exercise
adj. pertaining to king arthur, the real or legendary hero of british poetic story.
Exercise
a. opposite to the northern or arctic pole; relating to the southern pole or to the region near it
Exercise
n. act of clearing; space cleared; permission to proceed or trust
Exercise
n. pledge, undertaking; act of binding yourself to a course of action
ante
Exercise
n. an inhabitant, citizen or freeman of a borough burgh, or corporate town.
Exercise
a. easily approached or entered; obtainable; easy to talk to or get along with
Exercise
v. in the game of poker, to put up a stake before the cards are dealt.
Exercise
n. benevolence to others on subordination to self-interest.
antecede
Exercise
n. a loud harsh sound, as the cry of an ass or the blast of a horn.
Exercise
n. deviation from a right, customary, or prescribed course.
Exercise
v. precede; go before in time, and sometimes in place, rank, or logical order
Exercise
v. form or develop in the mind; devise; become pregnant with; begin or originate in a specific way
antecedent
Exercise
n. the act, fact, or result of committing, or the state of being
Exercise
n. the highest point; point in orbit most distant from the body being orbited
Exercise
n. one who or that which precedes or goes before, as in time, place, rank, order, or causality.
Exercise
v. to be in pain or distress.
antechamber
Exercise
n. a waiting room for those who seek audience.
Exercise
n. an apparatus for reducing a liquid to a fine spray, as for disinfection, inhalation, etc.
Exercise
a. chief; serving as an essential component
Exercise
n. field hospital organized as to follow an army in its movements; wagon for conveying the wounded to hospital
antedate
Exercise
n. quality of nearness to the truth or the true value
Exercise
a. definitive; decisive; final
Exercise
v. be earlier in time; go back further
Exercise
a. capable; adept
antediluvian
Exercise
n. lack of caring; indifference
Exercise
n. agreement.
Exercise
a. antiquated; extremely old and ancient; belonging to very ancient times
Exercise
n. calamity; disaster; state of extreme ruin and misfortune
antemeridian
Exercise
adj. before noon.
Exercise
n. that which nourishes.
Exercise
v. make or become better; improve; grow better
Exercise
n. a condition resulting from the inordinate or persistent use of alcoholic beverages.
antenatal
Exercise
adj. benevolent in feeling, character, or aspect.
Exercise
a. arising from feeling or assumption of one's superiority toward others
Exercise
adj. occurring or existing before birth.
Exercise
n. engagement to marry.
anterior
Exercise
adj. characterized by craft or cunning.
Exercise
a. before in time; antecedent; placed before or in front
Exercise
v. believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds
Exercise
n. great mass of falling snow and ice
anteroom
Exercise
n. motivation deriving logically from ethical or moral principles; source of moral or ethical judgment
Exercise
n. any act of kindness or well-doing.
Exercise
n. a room situated before and opening into another, usually larger.
Exercise
v. express agreement to what is alleged or proposed; accept
anthology
Exercise
v. to make of or ornament with brass.
Exercise
n. book of literary selections by various authors
Exercise
n. harmony.
Exercise
n. a hollow projectile containing an explosive material.
anthracite
Exercise
v. keep from motion, or stop progress of; make calm or still
Exercise
n. a grotesque, ludicrous, or fantastic action.
Exercise
n. hard coal.
Exercise
n. the act or state or conforming.
anthropology
Exercise
n. a member of a municipal legislative body, who usually exercises also certain judicial functions.
Exercise
adv. sufficiently.
Exercise
n. bitter hostility; active hatred; hostile feeling or act
Exercise
n. social science that studies origins and social relationships of human beings
anthropomorphous
Exercise
v. luxuriate; take pleasure in warmth
Exercise
adj. having or resembling human form.
Exercise
n. disturbed or violent motion; agitation; public disturbance; riot; excitement
Exercise
adj. doomed to evil, misery, or misfortune.
antic
Exercise
n. a series of tables giving the days of the week together with certain astronomical information.
Exercise
n. a grotesque, ludicrous, or fantastic action.
Exercise
a. definitive; decisive; final
Exercise
n. a boat-song of venetian gondoliers.
antichrist
Exercise
n. any opponent or enemy of christ, whether a person or a power.
Exercise
n. one who lives by robbery and plunder.
Exercise
v. pester; annoy persistently; persuade through constant efforts
Exercise
n. one who seeks what another seeks, or claims what another claims; one who competes; rival
anticlimax
Exercise
adj. harmonious.
Exercise
n. a series of tables giving the days of the week together with certain astronomical information.
Exercise
v. obtain or bargain for exemption or substitution; travel regularly from a place of residence to another place
Exercise
n. letdown in thought or emotion; decline viewed in disappointing contrast with previous rise
anticyclone
Exercise
v. to set apart as sacred.
Exercise
n. water saturated with salt.
Exercise
n. an atmospheric condition of high central pressure, with currents flowing outward.
Exercise
a. eager; keen; worried; uneasy and apprehensive about an uncertain event or matter
antidote
Exercise
n. washing or cleansing of the body, especially as part of religious rite
Exercise
n. medicine to counteract a poison or disease; agent that relieves or counteracts
Exercise
n. an elastic animal tissue of firm consistence.
Exercise
adj. wanting water.
antilogy
Exercise
n. medicine to counteract a poison or disease; agent that relieves or counteracts
Exercise
adv. once more, after rest or interval.
Exercise
n. inconsistency or contradiction in terms or ideas.
Exercise
a. one of two or more things, ideas or courses of action that may be used; option; choice
antipathize
Exercise
a. portending evil; harmful in intent or effect.
Exercise
a. quickly perceptive; keen; having a sharp point or tip; extremely sharp or severe
Exercise
v. to show or feel a feeling of antagonism, aversion, or dislike.
Exercise
a. concerning; simultaneous
antiphon
Exercise
n. a response or alteration of responses, generally musical.
Exercise
v. to hate violently.
Exercise
n. doing; bother; troublesome business; fuss; bustle
Exercise
v. edit by omitting or modifying parts considered offensive, vulgar, or otherwise unseemly
antiphony
Exercise
v. do a favor or service for; provide for; supply with; make suitable; adapt; allow for
Exercise
n. a charge for a firearm, or for blasting.
Exercise
n. an anthem or other composition sung responsively.
Exercise
v. contradict; give a false impression
antipodes
Exercise
n. an apparatus for reducing a liquid to a fine spray, as for disinfection, inhalation, etc.
Exercise
n. one of the coarse, stiff hairs of swine: used in brush-making, etc.
Exercise
n. induction or elevation, as to dignity, office, or government.
Exercise
n. a place or region on the opposite side of the earth.
antiquary
Exercise
v. to burn or sear as with a heated iron.
Exercise
n. one who collects and examines old things, as coins, books, medals, weapons, etc.
Exercise
v. blame; condemn
Exercise
inter. good-by; farewell.
antiquate
Exercise
n. a sign (^) placed below a line, indicating where omitted words, etc., should be inserted.
Exercise
v. testify; authenticate, affirm to be true
Exercise
a. free of artificiality; natural; open and honest
Exercise
v. make obsolete or old-fashioned
antique
Exercise
v. to mean; signify.
Exercise
v. bring peace, quiet, or calm to; satisfy or relieve
Exercise
n. any furniture old and valuable; out of fashion
Exercise
a. belonging to marriage; suitable or appropriate to the marriage state or to married persons; matrimonial
antiseptic
Exercise
a. having no name; having unknown or unacknowledged name
Exercise
n. substance that prevents infection; substance that restricts the growth of disease-causing microorganisms
Exercise
n. tendency to keep together
Exercise
v. to show or feel a feeling of antagonism, aversion, or dislike.
antislavery
Exercise
adj. opposed to human slavery.
Exercise
v. wear away by friction; scrape; erode
Exercise
n. act of clearing; space cleared; permission to proceed or trust
Exercise
a. sky blue; light purplish-blue
antispasmodic
Exercise
a. capable of containing a large quantity; spacious or roomy
Exercise
n. a person to whom goods or other property has been entrusted.
Exercise
n. general structure, form, or outline.
Exercise
adj. tending to prevent or relieve non-inflammatory spasmodic affections.
antistrophe
Exercise
v. make obsolete or old-fashioned
Exercise
a. constant in application or attention; diligent; unceasing or persistent
Exercise
n. one who or that which regulates or directs.
Exercise
n. the inversion of terms in successive classes, as in "the home of joy and the joy of home".
antitoxin
Exercise
v. append or attach; take possession of; incorporate into an existing political unit
Exercise
v. to smear over, as with any oily or sticky substance.
Exercise
n. a substance which neutralizes the poisonous products of micro-organisms.
Exercise
a. dissimilar, inconsistent, or opposed in nature; very different place, society, or person
antonym
Exercise
n. title; chapter heading; text under illustration
Exercise
a. flagrant; conspicuously obvious; loudly offensive
Exercise
n. word of opposite meaning; counter term
Exercise
adj. low in tone or compass.
anxious
Exercise
n. an officer whose duty it is to assess taxes.
Exercise
a. eager; keen; worried; uneasy and apprehensive about an uncertain event or matter
Exercise
adj. auxiliary.
Exercise
adj. having the right or privilege of entry.
apathy
Exercise
v. to make fast, as a rope, by winding round a cleat.
Exercise
a. gay; joyous; carefree and lighthearted
Exercise
n. lack of caring; indifference
Exercise
v. stick or hold together in a mass that resists separation
aperture
Exercise
a. capable of containing a large quantity; spacious or roomy
Exercise
v. occur at the same time as; correspond
Exercise
n. opening; diameter of such an opening; hole
Exercise
n. greediness.
apex
Exercise
n. one who manages a government agency or department
Exercise
n. highest point; vertex; summit; climax
Exercise
n. the fact of being made heavier or more heinous, as a crime , offense, misfortune, etc.
Exercise
n. indictment; charge of wrongdoing that is made against a person or other party
aphorism
Exercise
n. definition or concise statement of principle; tersely phrased statement of truth or opinion
Exercise
a. inclined or eager to fight; aggressive
Exercise
v. to burn or sear as with a heated iron.
Exercise
n. the chief of the bishops of an ecclesiastical province in the greek, roman, and anglican church.
apiary
Exercise
a. easily approachable; warmly friendly
Exercise
n. place where bees and beehives are kept, especially where bees are raised for their honey
Exercise
n. any dialectic pronunciation of english, especially that of the irish people.
Exercise
n. indirect or roundabout expression; evasion in speech or writing
apogee
Exercise
v. authorize; commission; give credit for
Exercise
n. expression of warm approval; praise
Exercise
v. to free or clear, as from accusation.
Exercise
n. the highest point; point in orbit most distant from the body being orbited
apology
Exercise
n. a subordinate member of a diplomatic embassy.
Exercise
n. acknowledgment expressing regret or asking pardon for a fault or offense; explanation or excuse
Exercise
a. wise or keen; shrewd; with sharp intelligence
Exercise
v. lead into perplexity or confusion; perplex with mazes
apostate
Exercise
v. to make desolate with loneliness and grief.
Exercise
n. substance that causes loss of sensation; producing temporary loss or impairment of feeling
Exercise
n. one who abandons his religious faith or political beliefs
Exercise
n. person entitled to benefits or proceeds of an insurance policy or will
apostle
Exercise
n. the act, fact, or result of committing, or the state of being
Exercise
n. any messenger commissioned by or as by divine authority.
Exercise
n. one who advocates or practices altruism.
Exercise
a. unusual; not typical; not normal
apothecary
Exercise
v. prevent; turn or cause to turn off or away
Exercise
n. the chief of the bishops of an ecclesiastical province in the greek, roman, and anglican church.
Exercise
n. component or part; citizen, voter
Exercise
n. one who keeps drugs for sale and puts up prescriptions.
apotheosis
Exercise
n. elevation to godhood; fact or action of becoming a god; an ideal example of something
Exercise
n. politeness.
Exercise
n. doing; bother; troublesome business; fuss; bustle
Exercise
n. solemn curse; someone or something regarded as a curse
appall
Exercise
v. depress or discourage with fear; grow faint or become weak
Exercise
n. a collection of pus in a cavity formed within some tissue of the body.
Exercise
n. something added on or attached generally nonessential or inferior
Exercise
n. cheerful promptness or willingness; eagerness; speed or quickness
apparent
Exercise
n. large or high waterfall; eye abnormality
Exercise
n. proclamation.
Exercise
a. capable of being seen, or easily seen; open to view; visible to eye
Exercise
n. deviation from a right, customary, or prescribed course.
apparition
Exercise
n. similarity in form or character; agreement
Exercise
v. speak, plead, or argue in favour of; plead for; push for something
Exercise
n. indictment; charge of wrongdoing that is made against a person or other party
Exercise
n. ghostly figure; sudden or unusual sight; appearance; state of being visible
appease
Exercise
v. to smear over, as with something oily or sticky.
Exercise
n. a member of a municipal legislative body, who usually exercises also certain judicial functions.
Exercise
n. any opponent or enemy of christ, whether a person or a power.
Exercise
v. bring peace, quiet, or calm to; satisfy or relieve
appellate
Exercise
adj. capable of being appealed to.
Exercise
a. awkward; showing lack of skill or aptitude
Exercise
n. ally; form a group or unite
Exercise
n. person who adheres; one who follows or upholds a leader, party, cause
appellation
Exercise
n. mechanism that imitates actions of humans
Exercise
n. name; title; act of naming; act of appealing for aid, sympathy
Exercise
n. narrative or record of events; reason given for a particular action or event
Exercise
v. mismanage; blunder; work or act in clumsy, awkward, or blundering manner
append
Exercise
v. attach; add as supplement or appendix
Exercise
n. story or poem set to music that can be sung by chorus
Exercise
n. confederate; partner; collaborator
Exercise
a. relative; based on, or involving comparison
appertain
Exercise
v. to make fast, as a rope, by winding round a cleat.
Exercise
n. serious or fatal accident; someone injured or killed in an accident
Exercise
v. to belong, as by right, fitness, association, classification, possession, or natural relation.
Exercise
v. declare to be true or admit; express obligation, thanks
apposite
Exercise
v. lead into perplexity or confusion; perplex with mazes
Exercise
n. independence; self-government or the right of self-government; self-determination
Exercise
a. strikingly appropriate and relevant; well-suited
Exercise
adj. dominant.
apposition
Exercise
n. official examination of the details of a country's population
Exercise
n. the act of placing side by side, together, or in contact.
Exercise
v. quote; adduce as an instance
Exercise
n. small group of persons secretly united to promote their own interests
appraise
Exercise
n. one who kills, or tries to kill, treacherously or secretly.
Exercise
a. complicated in structure; a whole structure, as a building, made up of interconnected or related structures
Exercise
adj. connected with the study or cultivation of plants.
Exercise
v. estimate value of; evaluate, especially in official capacity
appreciable
Exercise
a. considerable; perceptible
Exercise
a. sharp-cornered; consisting of an angle or angles; stiff in manner
Exercise
a. having no name; having unknown or unacknowledged name
Exercise
n. an instrument for measuring the force or velocity of wind.
apprehend
Exercise
v. take into custody; arrest a criminal; grasp mentally; perceive
Exercise
n. independence; self-government or the right of self-government; self-determination
Exercise
v. to cover with ornament.
Exercise
v. to set apart as sacred.
apprehensible
Exercise
adj. wanting water.
Exercise
n. a narrow strip of wood.
Exercise
v. agree; give consent, often at insistence of another; concede
Exercise
adj. capable of being conceived.
approbation
Exercise
n. expression of warm approval; praise
Exercise
adj. having the nature of a tree.
Exercise
v. estimate value; judge worth of something
Exercise
n. one who aspires, as to advancement, honors, or a high position
appropriate
Exercise
n. mental calmness; calm or tranquil state of mind
Exercise
n. agreement of opinions; harmonious state of things
Exercise
n. an animal of microscopic smallness.
Exercise
v. acquire; take possession of for one's own use; set apart for specific use
aqueduct
Exercise
a. mandatory; obligatory; required by rule
Exercise
n. a water-conduit, particularly one for supplying a community from a distance.
Exercise
adj. capable of being aliened or alienated, as lands.
Exercise
n. a concretion formed in various parts of the body resembling a pebble in hardness.
aqueous
Exercise
a. informal; purposeless; occurring by chance
Exercise
n. crash; conflict of opposed ideas or attitudes or goals
Exercise
adj. of, pertaining to, or containing water.
Exercise
n. a chest of drawers for clothing, etc.
arbiter
Exercise
n. act of clearing; space cleared; permission to proceed or trust
Exercise
n. favoring, protecting, or propitious influence or guidance.
Exercise
n. person with power to decide a dispute; judge
Exercise
n. boaster; one given to loud, empty boasting; very talkative person
arbitrary
Exercise
a. randomly chosen; determined by chance or impulse, and not by reason or principle
Exercise
a. fearlessly, often recklessly daring; bold
Exercise
n. social science that studies origins and social relationships of human beings
Exercise
n. state of being chaste; purity of body; freedom from unlawful sexual intercourse
arbitrate
Exercise
n. disorder; condition or place of great disorder or confusion; disorderly mass
Exercise
v. to act or give judgment as umpire.
Exercise
n. field hospital organized as to follow an army in its movements; wagon for conveying the wounded to hospital
Exercise
adj. opposed to human slavery.
arbor
Exercise
n. a fleet of warships; a large group of moving things
Exercise
n. a tree.
Exercise
n. a concretion formed in various parts of the body resembling a pebble in hardness.
Exercise
n. ritual; ceremony or rite
arboreal
Exercise
n. secret code; an Arabic numeral or figure; a number
Exercise
v. leave quickly and secretly and hide oneself, often to avoid arrest or prosecution
Exercise
a. tree-dwelling; treelike; living in trees
Exercise
adj. pertaining to the act or sense of hearing.
arborescent
Exercise
adj. having the nature of a tree.
Exercise
n. politeness.
Exercise
n. expression of warm approval; praise
Exercise
n. goods; article of trade; advantage; benefit.
arboretum
Exercise
n. place where different tree varieties are exhibited
Exercise
v. condense; shorten; reduce length of written text
Exercise
a. mandatory; obligatory; required by rule
Exercise
v. surrender; end all resistance; give up; go along with or comply
arboriculture
Exercise
a. sky blue; light purplish-blue
Exercise
n. the cultivation of trees or shrubs.
Exercise
n. instrument for determining the weight or pressure of the atmosphere
Exercise
adj. occurring or existing before birth.
arcade
Exercise
n. a fleet of warships; a large group of moving things
Exercise
n. covered passageway, usually lined with shops; simple arched opening in a wall; vault or vaulted place
Exercise
n. disturbed or violent motion; agitation; public disturbance; riot; excitement
Exercise
n. flood.
archaeology
Exercise
n. fee for services; group of people appointed to find out about something; authorize
Exercise
adj. characterized by charity and kindness.
Exercise
n. study of artifacts and relics of early mankind
Exercise
n. a grotesque, ludicrous, or fantastic action.
archaic
Exercise
v. bump; hit; conflict
Exercise
a. no longer current or applicable; antiquated
Exercise
n. general officer who commands a brigade, ranking between a colonel and a major-general.
Exercise
v. make a secret agreement, to do some act, as to commit treason or a crime, or to do some unlawful deed; plot together
archaism
Exercise
n. obsolescence.
Exercise
n. state of misfortune, hardship, or affliction; misfortune
Exercise
n. alliance
Exercise
v. to be a friend to, especially when in need.
archangel
Exercise
n. one who loves books.
Exercise
adj. having or resembling human form.
Exercise
n. unrestricted power.
Exercise
n. an angel of high rank.
archbishop
Exercise
adj. pleased or satisfied with oneself.
Exercise
n. the chief of the bishops of an ecclesiastical province in the greek, roman, and anglican church.
Exercise
n. absence of governing body; state of disorder; political disorder and confusion
Exercise
a. strikingly appropriate and relevant; well-suited
archdeacon
Exercise
a. similar or equivalent; being of equal regard; worthy to be ranked with
Exercise
n. a high official administrator of the affairs of a diocese.
Exercise
n. self control; self restraint; partial or complete abstention from sexual activity
Exercise
v. to agree.
archetype
Exercise
n. prototype; original model or type after which other similar things are patterned
Exercise
n. something added or to be added, especially a supplement to a book
Exercise
n. boundary line of a circle, figure, area, or object
Exercise
a. helper, additional or subsidiary
archipelago
Exercise
n. group of closely located islands
Exercise
adj. living, occurring, or existing at the same time.
Exercise
v. refrain from buying or using
Exercise
a. ash-colored; very pale; consisting of ashes
ardent
Exercise
v. to arouse, as emotion, interest, or the like.
Exercise
n. mildness, as of the weather; merciful, kind, or lenient act
Exercise
n. raised structure on which sacrifices are offered or incense burned to a deity
Exercise
a. displaying or by strong enthusiasm or devotion; passionate
ardor
Exercise
n. intensity of passion or affection.
Exercise
adj. outrageously or wantonly wicked, criminal, vile, or cruel.
Exercise
a. noticeable; prominent; easy to notice; obvious
Exercise
v. cause to become unfriendly or hostile; transfer property or ownership; isolate or dissociate emotionally
arid
Exercise
v. to burn or sear as with a heated iron.
Exercise
a. dry; lacking moisture, especially having insufficient rainfall to support trees or plants
Exercise
n. a small shrill trumpet or bugle.
Exercise
n. support; active pleading on behalf of something
aristocracy
Exercise
n. hereditary nobility; privileged class
Exercise
n. the act of cutting off, as in a surgical operation.
Exercise
v. blame; condemn
Exercise
n. the utterance of criticism or censure.
aristocrat
Exercise
a. following one after another without interruption; sequential
Exercise
n. one of the aristocracy or people of rank in a community; one of a ruling class; a noble
Exercise
adj. having the right or privilege of entry.
Exercise
n. an officer, as of an insurance company, who calculates and states the risks and premiums.
armada
Exercise
n. a fleet of warships; a large group of moving things
Exercise
v. inscribe or dedicate; attribute to a specified cause, source, or origin; assign as a quality
Exercise
a. moved by sexual love; loving
Exercise
n. dictator; ruler having unlimited power
armful
Exercise
n. the act of rising.
Exercise
n. as much as can be held in the arm or arms.
Exercise
a. common; assembled into or viewed as a whole
Exercise
a. unpleasantly sharp or bitter to taste or smell; bitterly pungent
armory
Exercise
n. an angel of high rank.
Exercise
a. capable of being seen, or easily seen; open to view; visible to eye
Exercise
n. arsenal; a place where arms are manufactured
Exercise
n. one who analyzes or makes use of the analytical method.
aroma
Exercise
n. an ox.
Exercise
n. fragrance; scent; pleasant characteristic odor, as of a plant, spice, or food
Exercise
n. ornamental clasp; decorative pin worn by women
Exercise
adj. of or pertaining to lord bacon or his system of philosophy.
arraign
Exercise
v. officially charge someone in a court of law
Exercise
n. engagement to marry.
Exercise
n. letdown in thought or emotion; decline viewed in disappointing contrast with previous rise
Exercise
n. any of the hereditary social classes and subclasses of South Asian societies
arrange
Exercise
n. activity taken up in addition to one's regular work or profession, usually for enjoyment
Exercise
n. diversion.
Exercise
a. struck by shock, terror, or amazement
Exercise
v. put in proper order; dispose in the manner intended, or best suited for the purpose
arrangement
Exercise
v. estimate value; judge worth of something
Exercise
v. to get or sit upon astride, as a horse.
Exercise
n. composition; order
Exercise
n. the highest point; point in orbit most distant from the body being orbited
arrant
Exercise
adj. notoriously bad.
Exercise
adj. pertaining to the act or sense of hearing.
Exercise
n. a person with milky white skin and hair, and eyes with bright red pupil and usually pink iris.
Exercise
v. to be a friend to, especially when in need.
arrear
Exercise
adj. living both on land and in water.
Exercise
n. something overdue and unpaid.
Exercise
v. to contend angrily or zealously in words.
Exercise
v. state without proof; assert to be true
arrival
Exercise
n. a coming to stopping-place or destination.
Exercise
n. acknowledgment expressing regret or asking pardon for a fault or offense; explanation or excuse
Exercise
n. flood.
Exercise
adv. once more.
arrogant
Exercise
n. story or poem set to music that can be sung by chorus
Exercise
adj. wanting water.
Exercise
a. arising from feeling or assumption of one's superiority toward others
Exercise
n. an acute epidemic disease.
arrogate
Exercise
n. nook; small, recessed section of a room
Exercise
v. claim without justification; claim for oneself without right
Exercise
adj. capable of being conceived.
Exercise
adj. sated with pleasure.
artesian
Exercise
v. depress or discourage with fear; grow faint or become weak
Exercise
well n. a very deep bored well. water rises due to underground pressure
Exercise
a. detestable; extremely unpleasant; very bad
Exercise
n. quality or state of being brief in duration; concise expression
artful
Exercise
adj. characterized by craft or cunning.
Exercise
v. analyze; evaluate; examine by trial or experiment; put to test
Exercise
a. yielding to request or desire; ready to accommodate; disposed or willing to comply
Exercise
n. estrangement.
arthurian
Exercise
a. broken off; very steep; having sudden transitions from one subject to another
Exercise
n. an open pan or basin for holding live coals.
Exercise
n. a dark reddish-brown, non-metallic liquid element with a suffocating odor.
Exercise
adj. pertaining to king arthur, the real or legendary hero of british poetic story.
artifice
Exercise
n. crash; conflict of opposed ideas or attitudes or goals
Exercise
a. nonprofessional; lacking the skill of a professional, as in an art
Exercise
n. subtle but base deception; trickery; cleverness or skill; ingenuity
Exercise
n. portion.
artless
Exercise
a. free of artificiality; natural; open and honest
Exercise
n. a privilege or possession into which one is born.
Exercise
n. harmony.
Exercise
adj. wanting water.
ascendant
Exercise
n. gentle or friendly reproof; cautionary advice or warning
Exercise
n. brilliant burst of fire; destructive fire; flame
Exercise
n. the point where or path by which a voltaic current enters an electrolyte or the like.
Exercise
adj. dominant.
ascension
Exercise
a. struck by shock, terror, or amazement
Exercise
v. criticize severely; punish; revise or make corrections to publication
Exercise
n. the act planning, devising, inventing, or adapting something to or for a special purpose.
Exercise
n. the act of rising.
ascent
Exercise
v. assent; agree without protesting
Exercise
a. sparing or moderation in eating and drinking; temperate
Exercise
v. influence or urge by gentle urging or flattering
Exercise
n. upward slope or grade; movement upward
ascetic
Exercise
n. injury that doesn't break the skin
Exercise
n. partnership; league; state of being combined into one body
Exercise
v. calm; pacify; reduce the intensity of; relieve
Exercise
a. leading a life of self-discipline and self-denial; austere
ascribe
Exercise
v. become engaged to marry; promise to marry
Exercise
v. inscribe or dedicate; attribute to a specified cause, source, or origin; assign as a quality
Exercise
adv. once more.
Exercise
n. quality of nearness to the truth or the true value
asexual
Exercise
n. the highest point or level, as of achievement or development; maturity or perfection of animal
Exercise
adj. living both on land and in water.
Exercise
n. any of the hereditary social classes and subclasses of South Asian societies
Exercise
adj. having no distinct sexual organs.
ashen
Exercise
a. of the air or atmosphere; produced by or found in the air; performed in the air
Exercise
n. social science that studies origins and social relationships of human beings
Exercise
v. worsen; make worse or more troublesome
Exercise
a. ash-colored; very pale; consisting of ashes
askance
Exercise
v. to make desolate with loneliness and grief.
Exercise
a. with sideways or indirect look; Turned to side, especially of eyes
Exercise
v. move faster; cause to develop or progress more quickly; occur sooner than expected
Exercise
n. suspended action; temporary cessation or suspension
asperity
Exercise
n. sharpness of temper; roughness or harshness, as of surface, sound, or climate
Exercise
n. school for special instruction; society of scholars, scientists, or artists
Exercise
n. a response or alteration of responses, generally musical.
Exercise
a. capable of being seen, or easily seen; open to view; visible to eye
aspirant
Exercise
n. narrative or record of events; reason given for a particular action or event
Exercise
n. dictator; ruler having unlimited power
Exercise
a. critical; addicted to censure; severe in making remarks on others, or on their writings or manners; implying or expressing censure
Exercise
n. one who aspires, as to advancement, honors, or a high position
aspire
Exercise
adj. pleased or satisfied with oneself.
Exercise
a. intended to confuse in an argument
Exercise
n. advantage; something that aids or promotes well-being ; welfare; gain
Exercise
v. seek to attain; long for; strive toward an end
assailant
Exercise
n. one who attacks.
Exercise
adj. pertaining to, intended for, or performed by a chorus or choir.
Exercise
a. apart; remote in manner; distant physically or emotionally; reserved and remote
Exercise
n. prototype; original model or type after which other similar things are patterned
assassin
Exercise
v. to unite.
Exercise
n. confederate; partner; collaborator
Exercise
n. one who kills, or tries to kill, treacherously or secretly.
Exercise
a. apart; remote in manner; distant physically or emotionally; reserved and remote
assassinate
Exercise
v. to kill, as by surprise or secret assault, especially the killing of some eminent person.
Exercise
n. attachment.
Exercise
n. sulfur.
Exercise
v. distinguish; be characteristic of; be a distinctive trait or mark of
assassination
Exercise
n. the act of detesting extremely.
Exercise
n. one who advocates or practices altruism.
Exercise
v. to pass criticism or censure.
Exercise
n. act of assassinating; killing by treacherous violence; murder of public figure by surprise attack
assay
Exercise
adj. characterized by charity and kindness.
Exercise
a. of the air or atmosphere; produced by or found in the air; performed in the air
Exercise
v. analyze; evaluate; examine by trial or experiment; put to test
Exercise
n. boundary line of a circle, figure, area, or object
assent
Exercise
n. field hospital organized as to follow an army in its movements; wagon for conveying the wounded to hospital
Exercise
a. apart; remote in manner; distant physically or emotionally; reserved and remote
Exercise
v. express agreement to what is alleged or proposed; accept
Exercise
v. to make desolate with loneliness and grief.
assess
Exercise
adj. having no distinct sexual organs.
Exercise
v. estimate value; judge worth of something
Exercise
v. to arouse, as emotion, interest, or the like.
Exercise
a. making or willing to yield, or to make concessions
assessor
Exercise
v. to name in baptism.
Exercise
v. agree; give consent, often at insistence of another; concede
Exercise
n. an officer whose duty it is to assess taxes.
Exercise
v. to sail quite around.
assets
Exercise
a. quickly perceptive; keen; having a sharp point or tip; extremely sharp or severe
Exercise
n. a concretion formed in various parts of the body resembling a pebble in hardness.
Exercise
n. pl. property in general, regarded as applicable to the payment of debts.
Exercise
adj. compassionate.
assiduous
Exercise
v. approach; tend to meet; come together
Exercise
v. worsen; make worse or more troublesome
Exercise
a. constant in application or attention; diligent; unceasing or persistent
Exercise
n. covered passageway, usually lined with shops; simple arched opening in a wall; vault or vaulted place
assignee
Exercise
n. group of closely located islands
Exercise
n. one who is appointed to act for another in the management of certain property and interests.
Exercise
v. renounce upon oath; abandon forever
Exercise
v. leave quickly and secretly and hide oneself, often to avoid arrest or prosecution
assimilate
Exercise
n. hillside.
Exercise
v. incorporate and absorb into mind; make similar; cause to resemble
Exercise
a. intended to confuse in an argument
Exercise
n. defiant or swaggering behavior; pretense of courage; false show of bravery
assonance
Exercise
v. make impure by adding inferior or tainted substances
Exercise
n. resemblance or correspondence in sound.
Exercise
n. a hollow projectile containing an explosive material.
Exercise
a. pleasing or attractive to the eye; handsome; graceful
assonant
Exercise
n. a court of equity, as distinguished from a common-law court.
Exercise
a. flagrant; conspicuously obvious; loudly offensive
Exercise
v. seize as forfeited to the public treasury; appropriate to the public use
Exercise
adj. having resemblance of sound.
assonate
Exercise
n. a vehement appeal.
Exercise
a. carried to the utmost extent or degree; of the highest quality; complete; perfect
Exercise
v. to accord in sound, especially vowel sound.
Exercise
n. contemptuous disregard of the requirements of rightful authority.
assuage
Exercise
v. ease or lessen pain; satisfy or appease
Exercise
v. obtain or bargain for exemption or substitution; travel regularly from a place of residence to another place
Exercise
v. quote; adduce as an instance
Exercise
n. pale yellowish color; wine made in the Canary Islands; canary bird; quick and lively dance
astringent
Exercise
a. causing contraction; having the effect of drawing tissue together; stern or austere
Exercise
v. distinguish; be characteristic of; be a distinctive trait or mark of
Exercise
a. cold or cheerless; unlikely to be favorable
Exercise
v. beg; plead with; ask for or request earnestly
astute
Exercise
a. wise or keen; shrewd; with sharp intelligence
Exercise
n. agreement.
Exercise
well n. a very deep bored well. water rises due to underground pressure
Exercise
n. acknowledgment expressing regret or asking pardon for a fault or offense; explanation or excuse
atheism
Exercise
n. the denial of the existence of god.
Exercise
v. move faster; cause to develop or progress more quickly; occur sooner than expected
Exercise
a. belonging to marriage; suitable or appropriate to the marriage state or to married persons; matrimonial
Exercise
v. to award or bestow by formal decision.
athirst
Exercise
a. arising from feeling or assumption of one's superiority toward others
Exercise
adj. wanting water.
Exercise
n. one who is appointed to act for another in the management of certain property and interests.
Exercise
v. edit by omitting or modifying parts considered offensive, vulgar, or otherwise unseemly
athwart
Exercise
n. process of absorbing nutrients into the body after digestion; state of mental concentration
Exercise
n. recognition.
Exercise
adv. from side to side.
Exercise
n. inflammation of the bronchial tubes.
atomizer
Exercise
n. an apparatus for reducing a liquid to a fine spray, as for disinfection, inhalation, etc.
Exercise
n. a charge for a firearm, or for blasting.
Exercise
v. depress or discourage with fear; grow faint or become weak
Exercise
n. covered passageway, usually lined with shops; simple arched opening in a wall; vault or vaulted place
atone
Exercise
v. make amends, as for sin or fault; pay for; turn away from sin
Exercise
a. aspiring; having a strong desire for success or achievement
Exercise
n. an acute epidemic disease.
Exercise
v. stoop or descend; let one's self down; submit; waive the privilege of rank or dignity
atonement
Exercise
n. a person with whom another confers.
Exercise
n. amends, reparation, or expiation made from wrong or injury.
Exercise
a. youthful; immature; inexperienced; without feathers
Exercise
n. an officer appointed to reside in a foreign city, chiefly to represent his country.
atrocious
Exercise
v. declare to be true; affirm
Exercise
n. small group of persons secretly united to promote their own interests
Exercise
n. mechanism that imitates actions of humans
Exercise
adj. outrageously or wantonly wicked, criminal, vile, or cruel.
atrocity
Exercise
v. to collect into a mass.
Exercise
v. disparage or depreciate; put down
Exercise
v. luxuriate; take pleasure in warmth
Exercise
n. brutal deed; atrocious condition, quality, or behavior; monstrousness
attache
Exercise
n. a subordinate member of a diplomatic embassy.
Exercise
a. having power to advice; containing advice
Exercise
n. that part of the world where christianity is generally professed.
Exercise
v. to coagulate.
attest
Exercise
n. impressive country house or castle in France; large country house
Exercise
a. being of the most miserable kind; wretched; lacking pride; brought low in condition or status
Exercise
n. delusive speech.
Exercise
v. testify; authenticate, affirm to be true
auburn
Exercise
n. sickness; illness; affliction
Exercise
adj. reddish-brown, said usually of the hair.
Exercise
n. disposition or arrangement of troops for attacking an enemy unexpectedly from a concealed station
Exercise
a. chief; serving as an essential component
audacious
Exercise
a. cold or cheerless; unlikely to be favorable
Exercise
v. to await.
Exercise
a. fearlessly, often recklessly daring; bold
Exercise
n. similarity in some respects; comparison based on similarity
audible
Exercise
n. attachment.
Exercise
v. breakdown; failure
Exercise
v. to bring about.
Exercise
a. perceptible; heard or perceptible by the ear
audition
Exercise
v. take part in a trial performance; evaluate in a trial performance
Exercise
v. to make supremely happy.
Exercise
n. a white or delicately tinted fine-grained gypsum.
Exercise
v. bump; hit; conflict
auditory
Exercise
ad. even though; although; notwithstanding
Exercise
a. of or relating to hearing, the organs of hearing, or the sense of hearing
Exercise
n. an unprovoked attack.
Exercise
n. the department of an army charged with the provision of its food and water and daily needs.
augment
Exercise
n. the crime of marrying any other person while having a legal spouse living.
Exercise
n. the point where or path by which a voltaic current enters an electrolyte or the like.
Exercise
n. solemn curse; someone or something regarded as a curse
Exercise
v. make greater, as in size, extent, or quantity
augur
Exercise
adj. that may or can collapse.
Exercise
n. serious or fatal accident; someone injured or killed in an accident
Exercise
v. to predict.
Exercise
n. the department of an army charged with the provision of its food and water and daily needs.
augustinian
Exercise
n. act of accompanying someone or something
Exercise
a. straightforward; frank; free from prejudice; impartial
Exercise
adj. pertaining to st. augustine, his doctrines, or the religious orders called after him.
Exercise
n. a portable box-shaped free-reed instrument; reeds that are made to vibrate by air from the bellows controlled by the player
aura
Exercise
n. written explanation or criticism or illustration that is added to a book or other textual material
Exercise
n. pervasive psychic influence supposed to emanate from persons
Exercise
n. contestant you hope to defeat
Exercise
n. one who advertises, especially in newspapers.
aural
Exercise
adj. of or pertaining to the ear.
Exercise
a. noticeable; prominent; easy to notice; obvious
Exercise
v. to award or bestow by formal decision.
Exercise
n. estrangement.
auricle
Exercise
n. one of the two chambers of the heart which receives the blood from the veins.
Exercise
n. act of compelling, or the state of being compelled; act of driving or urging by force or by physical or moral constraint
Exercise
n. the place in which a consul transacts official business.
Exercise
a. common; assembled into or viewed as a whole
auricular
Exercise
n. a length of one hundredth of a meter.
Exercise
n. entrance, or the right or permission to enter.
Exercise
adj. of or pertaining to the ear, its auricle, or the sense of hearing.
Exercise
n. piece of jewelry; a small scale used as a jewel for adornment; famous actor's special appearance in a minor role in film
auriferous
Exercise
v. to sail quite around.
Exercise
adj. containing gold.
Exercise
adj. having resemblance of sound.
Exercise
n. a disagreeable, harsh, or discordant sound or combination of sounds or tones.
aurora
Exercise
v. claim without justification; claim for oneself without right
Exercise
adv. an expression of assent.
Exercise
n. the first light of day; an atmospheric phenomenon consisting of bands of light caused by charged solar particles following the earth's magnetic lines of force
Exercise
n. over-regulated administrative system
auspice
Exercise
adj. capable of being conceived.
Exercise
n. favoring, protecting, or propitious influence or guidance.
Exercise
v. equip; provide with military equipment
Exercise
n. condition in which blood lacks red corpuscles; deficiency of red blood cells; lack of vitality
austere
Exercise
n. spiritual or social fellowship or solidarity.
Exercise
a. strict or severe in discipline; severely simple and unornamented
Exercise
n. bringing or coming to end; ceasing
Exercise
v. to assail with any missile or with abusive speech.
autarchy
Exercise
n. harmony.
Exercise
v. to agree.
Exercise
n. a sign (^) placed below a line, indicating where omitted words, etc., should be inserted.
Exercise
n. unrestricted power.
authentic
Exercise
n. use of force to get someone to obey
Exercise
n. book of literary selections by various authors
Exercise
n. headgear with which a horse is directed and which carries a bit and reins
Exercise
a. not counterfeit or copied; valid; trustworthy
authenticity
Exercise
n. the state or quality of being genuine, or of the origin and authorship claimed.
Exercise
n. harmony.
Exercise
n. an ox.
Exercise
n. sharpness of temper; roughness or harshness, as of surface, sound, or climate
autocracy
Exercise
n. absolute government.
Exercise
v. charm; enthrall; seize by force, as an enemy in war, or anything belonging to enemy
Exercise
n. elevation to godhood; fact or action of becoming a god; an ideal example of something
Exercise
v. to accept as true on the testimony or authority of others.
autocrat
Exercise
v. to make the first attack.
Exercise
n. one of the aristocracy or people of rank in a community; one of a ruling class; a noble
Exercise
n. substance that prevents infection; substance that restricts the growth of disease-causing microorganisms
Exercise
n. dictator; ruler having unlimited power
automaton
Exercise
a. youthful; immature; inexperienced; without feathers
Exercise
n. one who kills, or tries to kill, treacherously or secretly.
Exercise
n. state of being absent; state of being away
Exercise
n. mechanism that imitates actions of humans
autonomous
Exercise
a. self-governing; not controlled by others or by outside forces; independent
Exercise
n. group of closely located islands
Exercise
n. intuitive sagacity or perception.
Exercise
adj. pertaining to king arthur, the real or legendary hero of british poetic story.
autonomy
Exercise
n. prototype; original model or type after which other similar things are patterned
Exercise
n. the inversion of terms in successive classes, as in "the home of joy and the joy of home".
Exercise
v. restrict; shrink; make smaller or narrower by binding or squeezing
Exercise
n. independence; self-government or the right of self-government; self-determination
autopsy
Exercise
n. examination of dead body; post-mortem
Exercise
a. awkward; showing lack of skill or aptitude
Exercise
n. a hundredth of a liter.
Exercise
a. capable of being seen, or easily seen; open to view; visible to eye
autumnal
Exercise
n. historian.
Exercise
v. become engaged to marry; promise to marry
Exercise
adj. of or pertaining to autumn.
Exercise
n. inflammation of the bronchial tubes.
auxiliary
Exercise
a. helper, additional or subsidiary
Exercise
a. complicated in structure; a whole structure, as a building, made up of interconnected or related structures
Exercise
adj. broken in spirit because of a sense of sin.
Exercise
n. frankness; quality of being honest and straightforward in attitude and speech
avalanche
Exercise
n. feeling of deep regret; strong uneasiness caused by a sense of guilt
Exercise
n. great mass of falling snow and ice
Exercise
adj. having the right or privilege of entry.
Exercise
a. scornful; expressing contempt; showing a lack of respect
avarice
Exercise
a. eating or feeding on flesh; predatory
Exercise
n. greediness for wealth; insatiable desire of gain
Exercise
n. a studied or ostentatious pretense or attempt.
Exercise
a. diligent; responsible; reliable
aver
Exercise
v. declare to be true; affirm
Exercise
n. one of the coarse, stiff hairs of swine: used in brush-making, etc.
Exercise
a. making or willing to yield, or to make concessions
Exercise
v. to set apart as sacred.
averse
Exercise
n. harmonious uniformity or agreement among things or parts
Exercise
a. reluctant; disinclined; turned away or backward; unwilling
Exercise
n. a title of jesus
Exercise
a. generous in providing aid to others; charitable
aversion
Exercise
n. two or more things occurring at the same time by chance
Exercise
n. anything occurring or existing out of its proper time.
Exercise
n. quality of nearness to the truth or the true value
Exercise
n. firm dislike; turning away; avoidance of a thing, situation, or behavior because of dislike
avert
Exercise
n. hard coal.
Exercise
n. mental keenness; quickness of perception
Exercise
v. prevent; turn or cause to turn off or away
Exercise
v. to be a friend to, especially when in need.
aviary
Exercise
n. one who loves books.
Exercise
n. large cage, building, or enclosure in which birds are reared or kept
Exercise
n. rhythmic rise and fall of words or sounds; beat
Exercise
v. speak, plead, or argue in favour of; plead for; push for something
avidity
Exercise
n. greediness.
Exercise
a. of or pertaining to competition; producing competition; showing a fighting disposition
Exercise
v. to burn or sear as with a heated iron.
Exercise
n. act of compelling, or the state of being compelled; act of driving or urging by force or by physical or moral constraint
avocation
Exercise
n. a length of one hundredth of a meter.
Exercise
n. large cage, building, or enclosure in which birds are reared or kept
Exercise
n. an apparatus for reducing a liquid to a fine spray, as for disinfection, inhalation, etc.
Exercise
n. activity taken up in addition to one's regular work or profession, usually for enjoyment
avow
Exercise
n. similarity in some respects; comparison based on similarity
Exercise
n. pl. members of a brotherhood, gild, profession, association, or the like.
Exercise
v. declare openly; acknowledge openly, boldly, and unashamedly
Exercise
a. mandatory; obligatory; required by rule
awaken
Exercise
v. to give a signal to, by nod or gesture.
Exercise
n. process of absorbing nutrients into the body after digestion; state of mental concentration
Exercise
v. to arouse, as emotion, interest, or the like.
Exercise
v. frustrate as by confusing or perplexing; impede force or movement of
aye
Exercise
n. water saturated with salt.
Exercise
v. to sprinkle or cover with things strewn.
Exercise
n. a person to whom goods or other property has been entrusted.
Exercise
adv. an expression of assent.
azalea
Exercise
v. equip; provide with military equipment
Exercise
n. indictment; charge of wrongdoing that is made against a person or other party
Exercise
n. a flowering shrub.
Exercise
n. the buttocks.
azure
Exercise
v. attach; add as supplement or appendix
Exercise
a. dissimilar, inconsistent, or opposed in nature; very different place, society, or person
Exercise
a. straightforward; frank; free from prejudice; impartial
Exercise
a. sky blue; light purplish-blue
baconian
Exercise
adj. of or pertaining to lord bacon or his system of philosophy.
Exercise
n. nook; small, recessed section of a room
Exercise
n. sharp and bitter manner
Exercise
n. one who manages a government agency or department
bacterium
Exercise
n. single celled organism with no nucleus
Exercise
v. form or develop in the mind; devise; become pregnant with; begin or originate in a specific way
Exercise
interj. well done.
Exercise
n. condition in which blood lacks red corpuscles; deficiency of red blood cells; lack of vitality
badger
Exercise
adj. invulnerable.
Exercise
v. pester; annoy persistently; persuade through constant efforts
Exercise
adv. an expression of assent.
Exercise
n. spiritual or social fellowship or solidarity.
baffle
Exercise
v. beg; plead with; ask for or request earnestly
Exercise
n. mechanism that imitates actions of humans
Exercise
v. frustrate as by confusing or perplexing; impede force or movement of
Exercise
v. authorize; commission; give credit for
bailiff
Exercise
n. title; chapter heading; text under illustration
Exercise
v. seize as forfeited to the public treasury; appropriate to the public use
Exercise
adj. affording cause for instituting an action, as trespass, slanderous words.
Exercise
n. an officer of court having custody of prisoners under arraignment.
baize
Exercise
n. a hundredth of a liter.
Exercise
adj. contributing to an end.
Exercise
n. a single-colored napped woolen fabric used for table-covers, curtains, etc.
Exercise
v. increase scope of; extend; intensify; make greater in power, influence, stature, or reputation
bale
Exercise
n. covered passageway, usually lined with shops; simple arched opening in a wall; vault or vaulted place
Exercise
n. a bundle or package of goods in a cloth cover, and corded for storage or transportation
Exercise
v. blame; condemn
Exercise
a. unclear or doubtful in meaning
baleful
Exercise
n. union of diverse things into one body or form or group; growing together of parts
Exercise
a. portending evil; harmful in intent or effect.
Exercise
a. thorough; including all or everything; broad in scope
Exercise
a. abrupt and curt in manner or speech; rudely abrupt, unfriendly
ballad
Exercise
n. popular kind of narrative poem, adapted for recitation or singing
Exercise
v. complete; consummate; make perfect
Exercise
n. one who lives by robbery and plunder.
Exercise
n. a very detestable act or practice.
balsam
Exercise
n. pledge, undertaking; act of binding yourself to a course of action
Exercise
n. favoring, protecting, or propitious influence or guidance.
Exercise
n. the business of making sales and purchases for a commission; a broker.
Exercise
n. a medical preparation, aromatic and oily, used for healing.
banal
Exercise
a. intended to confuse in an argument
Exercise
a. rude and clumsy in behavior; ungentlemanly; awkward in manners
Exercise
a. obvious and dull; commonplace; lacking originality
Exercise
n. the highest point or level, as of achievement or development; maturity or perfection of animal
barcarole
Exercise
n. a boat-song of venetian gondoliers.
Exercise
n. insult; offense; intentional act of disrespect
Exercise
adj. that may be estimated by reckoning.
Exercise
n. intuitive sagacity or perception.
baritone
Exercise
n. act of two things flowing together; junction or meeting place where two things meet
Exercise
a. sharp-cornered; consisting of an angle or angles; stiff in manner
Exercise
v. make impure by adding inferior or tainted substances
Exercise
adj. having a register higher than bass and lower than tenor.
barograph
Exercise
v. to free or clear, as from accusation.
Exercise
n. solemn curse; someone or something regarded as a curse
Exercise
n. an instrument that registers graphically and continuously the atmospheric pressure.
Exercise
n. colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
barometer
Exercise
adj. of or pertaining to the ear.
Exercise
n. instrument for determining the weight or pressure of the atmosphere
Exercise
adj. having no distinct sexual organs.
Exercise
a. confirmative; ratifying; giving assent or approval; confirming
barring
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n. friendship; peaceful relations, as between nations
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v. calm; pacify; reduce the intensity of; relieve
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prep. apart from.
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n. ritual; ceremony or rite
bask
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v. luxuriate; take pleasure in warmth
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adj. connected, extended, or prolonged without separation or interruption of sequence.
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n. person with power to decide a dispute; judge
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a. nonprofessional; lacking the skill of a professional, as in an art
bass
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adj. low in tone or compass.
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n. the original of earliest known inhabitants of a country.
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adj. compassionate.
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n. state of being allied; act of allying or uniting; a union or connection of interests between families, states, parties
baste
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v. to cover with melted fat, gravy, while cooking.
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a. confirmative; ratifying; giving assent or approval; confirming
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a. informal; purposeless; occurring by chance
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n. the candy collectively that a confectioner makes or sells, as candy.
baton
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n. two or more things occurring at the same time by chance
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n. staff or truncheon for various purposes, as one of a conductor in musical performances, one transferred by runners in a relay race
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n. general agreement or accord; opinion reached by a group as a whole
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n. advantage; something that aids or promotes well-being ; welfare; gain
battalion
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a. chief; serving as an essential component
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v. give up, renounce, abandon, lay down, or withdraw from, as a right or claim
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n. a condensed form as of a book or play.
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n. a body of infantry composed of two or more companies, forming a part of a regiment.
batten
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n. pale yellowish color; wine made in the Canary Islands; canary bird; quick and lively dance
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a. skillful and adept under pressing conditions
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n. a narrow strip of wood.
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n. book of literary selections by various authors
batter
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v. beat with successive blows; beat repeatedly and with violence
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n. an ox.
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v. influence or urge by gentle urging or flattering
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n. proximity.
bauble
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v. take into custody; arrest a criminal; grasp mentally; perceive
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v. in the game of poker, to put up a stake before the cards are dealt.
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n. small, showy ornament of little value; child's plaything or toy
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adj. withered.
bawl
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v. give up or surrender; deny something to oneself
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n. union of diverse things into one body or form or group; growing together of parts
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v. cry out with a loud, full sound; cry with vehemence, as in calling or exultation; shout
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a. opposite to the northern or arctic pole; relating to the southern pole or to the region near it
beatify
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v. to make supremely happy.
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n. the state of being adjacent.
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n. a spanish dance, illustrative of the passion of love, accompanied by caste nets and singing.
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n. water saturated with salt.
beatitude
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v. beat with successive blows; beat repeatedly and with violence
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n. blessedness; state of extreme happiness
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v. to prevent or obstruct the operation of.
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v. give hint or indication of something; disclose partially or guardedly; overshadow; shade
beau
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n. an escort or lover.
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v. resent; give or expend with reluctance; be envious of
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n. a boat-song of venetian gondoliers.
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n. a woman who is a center of attraction because of her beauty, accomplishments, etc.
becalm
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v. keep from motion, or stop progress of; make calm or still
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v. border upon; adjoin; touch or end at one end or side; lie adjacent
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n. the dignity, condition, office, or term of office of an alderman.
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v. speak, plead, or argue in favour of; plead for; push for something
beck
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n. gentle or friendly reproof; cautionary advice or warning
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v. to give a signal to, by nod or gesture.
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n. attachment.
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n. expression of sympathy with another in sorrow or grief.
bedaub
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adj. of, pertaining to, or involving an accusation.
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a. similar or equivalent; being of equal regard; worthy to be ranked with
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v. to smear over, as with something oily or sticky.
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v. to bring about.
bedeck
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v. to cover with ornament.
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adv. once more.
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adj. living both on land and in water.
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n. a substance which neutralizes the poisonous products of micro-organisms.
bedlam
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a. randomly chosen; determined by chance or impulse, and not by reason or principle
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n. examination of dead body; post-mortem
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v. append or attach; take possession of; incorporate into an existing political unit
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n. madhouse.
befog
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n. an animal having two feet.
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v. to confuse.
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v. warn; counsel someone against something to be avoided
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n. annual payment of allowance or income; periodical payment, amounting to a fixed sum in each year
befriend
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a. sparing or moderation in eating and drinking; temperate
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adj. having resemblance of sound.
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v. to be a friend to, especially when in need.
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adj. producing coagulation.
beget
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v. produce; give rise to
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a. apart; remote in manner; distant physically or emotionally; reserved and remote
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v. blame; condemn
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adj. occurring or existing before birth.
begrudge
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v. resent; give or expend with reluctance; be envious of
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n. approach; entry; entrance
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n. a coming to stopping-place or destination.
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n. proximity.
belate
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v. to delay past the proper hour.
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a. diligent; responsible; reliable
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n. a leaden sash-bar or grooved strip for fastening panes in stained-glass windows.
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n. the passion for collecting books.
belay
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v. to make fast, as a rope, by winding round a cleat.
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adj. said in a preceding part or before.
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adj. belonging, relating to, or abounding in color.
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adj. very repugnant; hateful.
belie
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v. contradict; give a false impression
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n. detailed analysis; branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals
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a. self-governing; not controlled by others or by outside forces; independent
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a. responsive to advice or suggestion; responsible to higher authority; willing to comply with; agreeable
believe
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n. the act, fact, or result of committing, or the state of being
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v. to accept as true on the testimony or authority of others.
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n. estrangement.
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n. grasp; ability to understand
belittle
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n. calamity; disaster; state of extreme ruin and misfortune
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v. disparage or depreciate; put down
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a. perceptible; heard or perceptible by the ear
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v. form by an exercise of ingenuity; devise; invent; design
belle
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v. to take when offered.
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n. a woman who is a center of attraction because of her beauty, accomplishments, etc.
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n. any strikingly great person or object.
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a. strikingly appropriate and relevant; well-suited
bellicose
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n. shaking or agitation; shock; injury to an organ, especially the brain, produced by a violent blow
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a. warlike or hostile in manner or temperament; showing or having impulse to be combative
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v. muddle; drive crazy; become confused
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v. give hint or indication of something; disclose partially or guardedly; overshadow; shade
belligerent
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n. a round pod or seed-capsule, as a flax or cotton.
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n. doing; bother; troublesome business; fuss; bustle
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n. a person to whom goods or other property has been entrusted.
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a. inclined or eager to fight; aggressive
bemoan
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n. gentle or friendly reproof; cautionary advice or warning
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adj. cowardly.
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well n. a very deep bored well. water rises due to underground pressure
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v. regret strongly; express disapproval of
benediction
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v. make impure by adding inferior or tainted substances
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n. yielding to another; ceding or surrendering
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n. blessing; invocation of divine blessing; expression of good wishes
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v. support physically; prop up; support something or someone by supplying evidence
benefactor
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n. gift giver; person who gives people or institutions with financial help
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n. approach; entry; entrance
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a. relating to a 100-year period; occurring once every 100 years
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v. support physically; prop up; support something or someone by supplying evidence
benefice
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n. a church office endowed with funds or property for the maintenance of divine service.
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n. prototype; original model or type after which other similar things are patterned
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adj. saintly.
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v. do a favor or service for; provide for; supply with; make suitable; adapt; allow for
beneficent
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n. grass such as wheat, oats, or corn, the starchy grains of which are used as food.
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a. awake; alert
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adj. characterized by charity and kindness.
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adj. living both on land and in water.
beneficial
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n. goods; article of trade; advantage; benefit.
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n. one who navigates the air, a balloonist.
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n. space for ship to dock or anchor; allotted place; place to sleep or stay; appointment or job
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a. helpful; tending to promote physical well-being
beneficiary
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n. passage from one form or state to another; change
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a. capable of providing a correct reading or measurement; performing with care and precision
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n. person entitled to benefits or proceeds of an insurance policy or will
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v. applaud; announce with great approval
benefit
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n. examination of two or more objects with reference to their likeness or unlikeness.
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n. advantage; something that aids or promotes well-being ; welfare; gain
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n. expression of sympathy with another in sorrow or grief.
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n. of, pertaining to, or situated on the abdomen.
benevolence
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n. a volatile, inflammable, colorless liquid of a penetrating odor and burning taste.
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n. any act of kindness or well-doing.
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a. assured; having or marked by assurance
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v. estimate value; judge worth of something
benevolent
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v. pester; annoy persistently; persuade through constant efforts
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adj. having resemblance of sound.
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n. an officer of court having custody of prisoners under arraignment.
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a. generous in providing aid to others; charitable
benign
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n. diversion.
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n. the state of being attached or joined.
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a. kindly; favorable; not malignant
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v. have an emotional or cognitive impact upon
benignant
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adj. wanting water.
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n. in colonial times, a member of the lower house of the legislature of maryland or virginia.
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adj. benevolent in feeling, character, or aspect.
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n. resemblance or correspondence in sound.
benignity
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n. part or division of poem of some length
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n. kindness of feeling, disposition, or manner.
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n. the group of buildings which collectively form the dwelling-place of a society of monks or nuns.
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adj. having or resembling human form.
benison
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a. awkward; showing lack of skill or aptitude
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n. blessing.
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n. active resistance; condition of being an opposing principle, force, or factor
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v. contradict; give a false impression
bequeath
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v. leave to someone by a will; hand down
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a. constant in application or attention; diligent; unceasing or persistent
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n. battle ;a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end
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n. letdown in thought or emotion; decline viewed in disappointing contrast with previous rise
bereave
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v. to make desolate with loneliness and grief.
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a. easily approached or entered; obtainable; easy to talk to or get along with
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n. any one of various tall rush-like plants growing in damp ground or water.
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n. that part of the world where christianity is generally professed.
berth
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v. occur at the same time as; correspond
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v. gain or acquire by force; take possession of by violent means; gain dominion over
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v. take into custody; arrest a criminal; grasp mentally; perceive
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n. space for ship to dock or anchor; allotted place; place to sleep or stay; appointment or job
beseech
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n. pl. property in general, regarded as applicable to the payment of debts.
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a. prepo