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Serial No Word Meaning
1 ~able An adjective suffix now usually in a passive sense; able to be; fit to be; expressing capacity or worthiness in a passive sense; as, movable, able to be moved; amendable, able to be amended; blamable, fit to be blamed; salable.
2 ~ably A suffix composed of -able and the adverbial suffix -ly; as, favorably.
3 ~ana A suffix to names of persons or places, used to denote a collection of notable sayings, literary gossip, anecdotes, etc. Thus, Scaligerana is a book containing the sayings of Scaliger, Johnsoniana of Johnson, etc.
4 ~ance A suffix signifying action; also, quality or state; as, assistance, resistance, appearance, elegance. See -ancy.
5 ~ancy A suffix expressing more strongly than -ance the idea of quality or state; as, constancy, buoyancy, infancy.
6 ~ative adjective form showing a characteristic
7 ~chron~ time
8 “Her charm is beyond description!” the artist exclaimed. “Her charm is to a great and astonishing extent!” the artist procliamed
9 “How long does it take to get to Vienna on foot?” “Sorry, I`m a stranger here. “How long does it take to get to Vienna on foot?” “Sorry, I`m a stranger here.
10 “I`m soaked with sweat.” “Step back. You stink!” “I`m wet with sweat.” “dont come close to me. You smell!”
11 “Now and then I think of divorcing him.” “You must be kidding!” “Now and then I think of divorcing him.” “You must be kidding!”
12 “What if I miss the deadline?” “I bet he will get mad at you!” “What if I miss the deadline?” “I bet he will get mad at you!”
13 3D a movie with images having three dimensional form or appearance
14 49-ers Plural form of 49er
15 a used before nouns and noun phrases that denote a single but unspecified person or thing
16 A- A, as a prefix to English words, is derived from various sources. 1) It frequently signifies on or in from an, a forms of AS. on), denoting a state, as in afoot, on foot, abed, amiss, asleep, aground, aloft, away AS. onweg), and analogically, ablaze, atre
17 A 1 A registry mark given by underwriters as at Lloyd's) to ships in first-class condition. Inferior grades are indicated by A 2 and A 3.
18 A B C The first three letters of the alphabet, used for the whole alphabet. A primer for teaching the alphabet and first elements of reading. The simplest rudiments of any subject; as, the A B C of finance.
19 a bad debt a bad debt
20 A bad workman quarrels with his tools. A bad workman quarrels with his tools.
21 a ballpark figure an estimate; an off-the-cuff guess.
22 a basic direction the course or path on which something is moving or pointing
23 a beaten trail a stone in a marsh or shallow water that can be stepped on in crossing
24 a bilateral negotiation a bilateral negotiation
25 A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush. A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.
26 a bit A small portion, degree, or amount
27 a bleak(dark/poor) prospect a bleak(dark/poor) prospect
28 a blow sudden stroke with hand, weapon etc.
29 a bone to pick to want to talk to someone about something annoying they have done
30 a brand image the image or impression that people have of a product or a company, usually created by advertising.
31 a breathtaking(stunning) scenery extremely impressive or beautiful
32 a brivery scandal a brivery scandal
33 A buddy from my old stomping grounds. to die one after another until few or none are left
34 a bunch of a group of things of the same kind that are held or tied together
35 A bunch of people thrust their way toward the rear exit. A bunch of people thrust their way toward the rear exit.
36 a bundle of a bundle of
37 a burgeoning scandal a burgeoning scandal
38 A burnt child dreads the fire. A burnt child dreads the fire.
39 A calamity was avoided by sheer luck. A calamity was avoided by sheer luck.
40 a campaign(election) promise a campaign(election) promise
41 A cappella In church or chapel style; -- said of compositions sung in the old church style, without instrumental accompaniment; as, a mass a capella, i. e., a mass purely vocal. A time indication, equivalent to alla breve.
42 a case in point an example that is used to justify similar occurrences at a later time
43 a cash cow a business or a part of a business that always makes a lot of profit
44 a castle in the air Extravagant hopes and plans that will never be carried out
45 a cautious attitude Entry-level is used to describe basic low-cost versions of products such as cars or computers that are suitable for people who have no previous experience or knowledge of them.
46 a ceaseless effort a ceaseless effort
47 a central role of or relating to the people of Mesoamerica or their languages or cultures
48 a challenging spirit spirit of offering a challenge; testing one's ability, endurance, etc
49 a charitable contribution a charitable contribution
50 A chromosome able to be influenced approachable that can be reached/entered/used/seen/etc. capable of being understood or appreciated
51 a close consultation the act or process of consulting
52 a comprehensive measure a comprehensive measure
53 a comprehensive plan a pill or tablet containing several vitamins
54 a comprehensive strategy being satisfactory or in satisfactory condition
55 a controversial bill A dispute, especially a public one, between sides holding opposing views.
56 a corruption scandal a corruption scandal
57 a couple of two (things) or a few (things)
58 A couple of flights were delayed on account of a minor accident. A couple of flights were delayed on account of a minor accident.
59 a current account deficit the value of imports of goods / services / investment incomes is greater than the value of exports.
60 a daunting challenge a difficult task
61 a deadlocked(stalled) negotiation a point where two sides in a dispute cannot agree
62 a decisive role a decisive role
63 a detailed consultation a detailed consultation
64 A devastating earthquake hit the state capital. A devastating earthquake hit the state capital.
65 A differ from B A differ from B
66 a difficult challenge a difficult challenge
67 a difficult decision a difficult decision
68 a diplomatic concession a diplomatic concession
69 a diplomatic sanction a diplomatic sanction
70 a diplomatic solution a diplomatic solution
71 a direct consultation a direct consultation
72 a distant dream a distant dream
73 a domestic(local) market share A domestic market, also referred to as an internal market or domestic trading, is the supply and demand of goods, services, and securities within a single country.
74 a dominant market share a dominant market share
75 a dramatic change a dramatic change
76 a drastic change a drastic change
77 A drop in the bucket. No one means not a single person, or not a single member of a particular group or set.
78 a drop of a drop of
79 A drowning man will catch at a straw. A drowning man will catch at a straw.
80 a fabulous scenery a fabulous scenery
81 a factor of a factor of
82 a fair(unbiased) investigation a fair(unbiased) investigation
83 a false(mistaken) belief a misconception resulting from incorrect reasoning
84 a family of a group of, a herd of, a flock of
85 A fantastic brilliant play by Nakata. A fantastic brilliant play by Nakata.
86 A fantastic great play by Nakata. A fantastic great play by Nakata.
87 a far cry from very different from something
88 a few more than one but indefinitely small in number
89 a few minutes ago a few minutes ago
90 a few times a few times
91 a fierce struggle a fierce struggle
92 a fierce(heated) dispute a fierce(heated) dispute
93 a final conclusion a judgment disposing of the case before the court; after the judgment (or an appeal from it) is rendered all that remains is to enforce the judgment
94 a final decision a final decision
95 a final victory finally and definitely
96 a financial burden a financial burden
97 a financial crisis a situation in which the value of financial institutions or assets drops rapidly
98 a financial difficulty a financial difficulty
99 a firm stance a firm stance
100 a firm(staunch/unwavering) belief a firm(staunch/unwavering) belief
101 a first-hand experience a first-hand experience
102 a fiscal deficit a fiscal deficit
103 a foreign direct investment(FDI) investing in United States businesses by foreign citizens (often involves stock ownership of the business)
104 A fortiori With stronger reason.
105 a fratricidal war war of Relating to or denoting conflict within a single family or organization
106 a fresh image a fresh image
107 A friend in need is a friend indeed. Stuck is the past tense and past participle of stick.
108 a friendly tie a friendly tie
109 a full-fledged negotiation a full-fledged negotiation
110 A fund was set up to preserve endangered marine life. A fund was set up to preserve endangered marine life.
111 a future direction a future direction
112 a future-oriented(forward-looking) attitude a future-oriented(forward-looking) attitude
113 a golden opportunity Ideal moment to do something.
114 a good deal a good deal
115 a good deal of a good deal of
116 A good Jack makes a good Gill. (sports) the act of preventing the opposition from scoring
117 a great contribution a great contribution
118 a great help a great help
119 a group of a pack of
120 a growing concern a growing concern
121 a growing(escalating/snowballing) suspicion the outer layer of the Earth
122 a growth foundation a growth foundation
123 a hands-on experience a hands-on experience
124 a hard row a physically hard work
125 a hard-line(tough/toughened) stance A firm, uncompromising policy or position.
126 a head-on confrontation a head-on confrontation
127 A heart of gold A heart of gold
128 a heavy burden a heavy burden
129 a heightened expectation if something heightens a feeling or emotion, or if a feeling or emotion heightens, it becomes stronger
130 a high expectation A strong belief that something will happen or be the case
131 a high-profile scandal a high-profile scandal
132 a historic victory a historic victory
133 a host of a host of
134 a hostile attempt a hostile attempt
135 A humid climate is characteristic of the peninsula. A humid climate is characteristic of the peninsula.
136 A is the same as B A is the same as B
137 a joint effort Something done by two or more people or groups working together.
138 a joint program A joint programme is a programme of which the curriculum is coordinated and offered jointly by two or more institutions and which leads to a degree.
139 A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. used to tell somebody that something is not important and that they should not worry about it
140 a key role a key role
141 a key strategy a key strategy
142 A large number of people were deceived by the advertisement. A large number of people were deceived by the advertisement.
143 a large variety of a large variety of
144 a leading role a leading role
145 a legal deadline a legal deadline
146 a legal obligation a legal obligation
147 a legal solution a legal solution
148 A leopard cannot change his spots. a journey in a vehicle (usually an automobile)
149 a letter of introduction a letter of introduction
150 a letter of reference a letter of reference
151 A level a public examination requiring advanced knowledge in a subject and taken at the end of secondary school, usually two years after O level
152 A line childcare during the day while parents work
153 a litmus test a coloring material (obtained from lichens) that turns red in acid solutions and blue in alkaline solutions; used as a very rough acid-base indicator
154 a little to a small degree
155 A little knowledge is dangerous. A little knowledge is dangerous.
156 A loaf of bread is better than the song of many birds. A loaf of bread is better than the song of many birds.
157 a long experience a long experience
158 a long face a disappointed, solemn, or miserable facial expression
159 a long way off a long way off
160 a long-cherished dream a long-cherished dream
161 a long-standing(long-held/long-championed/time-old) belief a long-standing(long-held/long-championed/time-old) belief
162 a long-term investment a long-term investment
163 a long-term strategy a long-term strategy
164 a looming suspicion a looming suspicion
165 a lot to a very great degree or extent
166 a lot of lots of
167 A lot of people look up to you. Don`t let them down. A lot of people look up to you. Don`t let them down.
168 a lukewarm attitude a lukewarm attitude
169 a majority of the greater part or number; the number larger than half the total
170 a man of means a man who is wealthy
171 A man of vision will make good in the end. A man of vision will make good in the end.
172 a marked(definite) difference Clearly defined; explicitly precise
173 a massive demonstration an occasion when a large group of people protest about something
174 A massive flood paralyzed the local transportation network. A massive flood paralyzed the local transportation network.
175 a massive protest a formal declaration of objection
176 a matter of time (label, en, idiomatic) an inevitable result; something that is bound to happen
177 A mensa et thoro A kind of divorce which does not dissolve the marriage bond, but merely authorizes a separate life of the husband and wife.
178 a ministerial meeting The topmost decision-making body of the WTO is the Ministerial Conference, which usually meets every two years.
179 a moral obligation an obligation arising out of considerations of right and wrong; "he did it out of a feeling of moral obligation"
180 a mounting debt Something that serves as a support, setting, or backing
181 a multilateral negotiation Multilateral means involving at least three different groups of people or nations
182 a must a must
183 a mutual concession a mutual concession
184 a myriad of a myriad of
185 a national spirit a national spirit
186 a natural conclusion is the last part of something, its end or result
187 a net profit gross profit minus all operating costs not included in the calculation of gross profit, esp wages, overheads, and depreciation
188 a number of A collection of persons or things; several. For example, A number of tours are available, or We've visited a number of times
189 A number of people couldn`t recognize him in that disguise. A number of people couldn`t recognize him in that disguise.
190 a pair of two corresponding persons or items, similar in form or function
191 a pare of a pare of
192 a peaceful breakthrough a peaceful breakthrough
193 a peaceful solution a peaceful solution
194 a performance appraisal censure severely or angrily
195 A picture is worth a thousand words. A picture is worth a thousand words.
196 a piec of advice a piec of advice
197 a piece of a thing considered as a unit or an element of a larger thing
198 a piece of ~ a piece of ~
199 a piece of cake very easy to do
200 a pity a feeling of sympathy and sorrow for the misfortunes of others
201 a pivotal role to stop taking part in an activity, being a member of a group, etc.
202 a plethora of a large or excessive amount of (something).
203 a political scandal a political scandal
204 a power struggle Power struggles refer to people in a relationship fighting about who is in control, with both trying to dominate the relationship in one way or another.
205 a pressing challenge a pressing challenge
206 a prolonged standoff a prolonged standoff
207 a quality test a quality test
208 A rags to riches story. used to describe what happens to a person who was poor but becomes rich
209 a raise the amount a salary is increased
210 A rat in a trap. A rat in a trap.
211 a real bargain a real bargain
212 a realistic strategy a realistic strategy
213 a reasonable price a reasonable price
214 A recent survey reveals that the population density in the metropolis is decreasing. Up-to-the-minute information is the latest information that you can get about something.
215 a record profit money that is earned in trade or business after paying the costs of producing and selling goods and services
216 a resounding success a resounding success
217 a resounding victory a resounding victory
218 A revised edition of the encyclopedia was published. A revised edition of the encyclopedia was published.
219 a right direction a right direction
220 a rising expectation a rising expectation
221 A rolling stone gathers no moss. a belief in the moral value of work
222 a rosy prospect a rosy prospect
223 A sacred ritual took place in the magnificent temple. A sacred ritual took place in the magnificent temple.
224 a search warrant a search warrant
225 a secure foundation a secure foundation
226 a sense of humor the trait of appreciating (and being able to express) the humorous
227 a series of a series of
228 A series of blasts reduced the laboratory to ruins. A series of blasts reduced the laboratory to ruins.
229 a serious challenge strongly dislike somebody/something
230 A serious epidemic has broken out in Beijing. get bored or annoyed with something/doing something
231 a serious(grave) problem make something unpleasant seem less unpleasant
232 a sharp confrontation start a relationship well/badly
233 a significant contribution a significant contribution
234 a significant opportunity a significant opportunity
235 a sincere attitude a sincere attitude
236 A skilled mechanic earns decent wages. A skilled mechanic earns decent wages.
237 a slight upward shift in prices to some (great or small) extent
238 a sluggish economy a state in the economy in which the growth is slow, flat or declining. the term can refer to the economy as a whole or component of the economy
239 a sluggish(weak) investment a sluggish(weak) investment
240 a slumping economy a slumping economy
241 a small number of a few
242 a smashing(overwhelming) success showing characteristics of a film noir, in plot or style
243 a snowballing debt a debt reduction strategy, whereby one who owes on more than one account pays off the accounts starting with the smallest balances first, while paying the minimum payment on larger debts
244 a snowballing(swelling/growing) deficit a snowballing(swelling/growing) deficit
245 a soaring price a soaring price
246 a solid reputation a solid reputation
247 A sound mind in a sound body. the theory that physical exercise is an important or essential part of mental and psychological well-being.
248 a spate of a spate of
249 a specific measure specific unit or standard of measurement
250 a spectacular scenery a spectacular scenery
251 a splendid scenery a splendid scenery
252 a stable condition in a restless manner
253 a stack of a stack of
254 a state of boom a state of boom
255 a steady effort a steady effort
256 a steady rise in prices a steady rise in prices
257 A stitch in time saves nine. if you act immediately when something goes wrong, it will save you a lot more work later, because the problem will get worse if you leave it
258 a story to be told something to talk about later, a tale
259 a strategic alliance a strategic alliance
260 a street demonstration action by a mass group or collection of groups of people in favor of a political or other cause
261 a stringent(stern) measure in actual fact
262 a strong alliance A close association of nations or other groups, formed to advance common interests or causes
263 a strong belief an unshakable belief in something without need for proof or evidence.
264 a strong foundation a strong foundation
265 a substantial breakthrough a substantial breakthrough
266 a summit meeting a meeting of heads of governments
267 a third The third item in a series is the one that you count as number three.
268 a thorough investigation a thorough investigation
269 A thousand times by three orders of magnitude
270 a ticket to the play a ticket to the play
271 a time-honored(time-old/long) tradition a time-honored(time-old/long) tradition
272 a ton of a ton of
273 a top(foremost/greatest/utmost) priority less than normal in degree or intensity or amount
274 a tough sanction a tough sanction
275 a tough(strong) measure a tough(strong) measure
276 a trade deficit a trade deficit
277 a trade sanction a trade penalty imposed by one nation onto one or more other nations.
278 a traditional alliance a traditional alliance
279 a traditional tie a traditional tie
280 a travel ban a travel ban
281 a trilateral consultation a trilateral consultation
282 a unique tradition the handing down of statements, beliefs, legends, customs, information, etc., from generation to generation, especially by word of mouth or by practice
283 a variety of many kinds of
284 a vast(extensive) experience a vast(extensive) experience
285 a vehement protest involving extremely strong feelings or beliefs
286 a vested interest a personal or private reason for wanting something to be done or to happen
287 a vital(crucial/important) role a vital(crucial/important) role
288 a waste of time spend a lot of time doing something that is unnecessary or does not produce any benefit.
289 A watched pot never boils. used to say that when you are impatient for something to happen, it seems to take longer
290 a while ago a while ago
291 a whole list of a whole lot of
292 a wide range of a lot of things that are different from each other.
293 a wide selection of a wide variety of
294 a wolf in sheep's clothing A feeling of shame, guilt, or embarrassment, resulting from behavior which one regrets.
295 a wonderful opportunity a wonderful opportunity
296 a working condition Conditions or work such as safety, amenities, levels of noise, stress, dirt etc.
297 A worm will turn. A worm will turn.
298 A.B.S. x. American Bible Society, absent absolute(ly) abstract
299 A.D.(Anno Domin) Medieval Latin, which means in the year of the Lord[7] but is often translated as in the year of our Lord
300 A.E.R.E. n. Automatic Energy Research Establishment
301 A.I. artificial intelligence
302 A.N. Other used at the end of a list of people to refer to someone whose name is not yet known
303 A.V.C. n. American Veterans' Committee
304 aa aa
305 aaa AAA (pronounced "triple A") or Triple-A is a classification term used for games with the highest development budgets and levels of promotion.
306 Aam (n.) A Dutch and German measure of liquids, varying in different cities, being at Amsterdam about 41 wine gallons, at Antwerp 36 1/2, at Hamburg 38 1/4.
307 aardvark n. nocturnal burrowing mammal of the grasslands of Africa that feeds on termites; sole extant representative of the order Tubulidentata
308 Aard-vark (n.) An edentate mammal, of the genus Orycteropus, somewhat resembling a pig, common in some parts of Southern Africa. It burrows in the ground, and feeds entirely on ants, which it catches with its long, slimy tongue.
309 Aard-wolf (n.) A carnivorous quadruped Proteles Lalandii), of South Africa, resembling the fox and hyena. See Proteles.
310 Aaron n. (Old Testament) elder brother of Moses and first high priest of the Israelites; created the golden calf; United States professional baseball player who hit more home runs than Babe Ruth (born in 1934)
311 Aaronic (a.) Alt. of Aaronical
312 Aaronical (a.) Pertaining to Aaron, the first high priest of the Jews.
313 Aaron's beard a name given to various plants, especially the rose of Sharon (sense 2).
314 Aaron's rod A rod with one serpent twined around it, thus differing from the caduceus of Mercury, which has two. A plant with a tall flowering stem; esp. the great mullein, or hag-taper, and the golden-rod.
315 Ab (n.) The fifth month of the Jewish year according to the ecclesiastical reckoning, the eleventh by the civil computation, coinciding nearly with August.
316 Ab- A prefix in many words of Latin origin. It signifies from, away , separating, or departure, as in abduct, abstract, abscond. See A-6).
317 aba n. a fabric woven from goat hair and camel hair; a loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth; worn by Arabs
318 abac another name for nomogram
319 abaca n. Philippine banana tree having leafstalks that yield Manila hemp used for rope and paper etc; a kind of hemp obtained from the abaca plant in the Philippines (n.) The Manila-hemp plant Musa textilis); also, its fiber. See Manila hemp under Manila.
320 Abaci (pl. ) of Abacus
321 Abacinate (v. t.) To blind by a red-hot metal plate held before the eyes.
322 Abacination (n.) The act of abacinating.
323 Abaciscus (n.) One of the tiles or squares of a tessellated pavement; an abaculus.
324 Abacist (n.) One who uses an abacus in casting accounts; a calculator.
325 aback adv. by surprise; having the wind against the forward side of the sails (adv.) Toward the back or rear; backward. (adv.) Behind; in the rear. (adv.) Backward against the mast; -- said of the sails when pressed by the wind. (n.) An abacus.
326 Abactinal (a.) Pertaining to the surface or end opposite to the mouth in a radiate animal; -- opposed to actinal.
327 Abaction (n.) Stealing cattle on a large scale.
328 Abactor (n.) One who steals and drives away cattle or beasts by herds or droves.
329 Abaculi (pl. ) of Abaculus
330 Abaculus (n.) A small tile of glass, marble, or other substance, of various colors, used in making ornamental patterns in mosaic pavements.
331 abacus n. a calculator that performs arithmetic functions by manually sliding counters on rods or in grooves; a tablet placed horizontally on top of the capital of a column as an aid in supporting the architrave (n.) A table or tray strewn with sand, anciently u
332 Abacuses (pl. ) of Abacus
333 Abada (n.) The rhinoceros.
334 abaddon (n.) The destroyer, or angel of the bottomless pit; -- the same as Apollyon and Asmodeus. (n.) Hell; the bottomless pit.
335 abaft adv. at or near or toward the stern of a ship or tail of an airplane (prep.) Behind; toward the stern from; as, abaft the wheelhouse. (adv.) Toward the stern; aft; as, to go abaft.
336 Abaisance (n.) Obeisance.
337 Abaiser (n.) Ivory black or animal charcoal.
338 Abaist (p. p.) Abashed; confounded; discomfited.
339 Abalienate (v. t.) To transfer the title of from one to another; to alienate. (v. t.) To estrange; to withdraw. (v. t.) To cause alienation of mind).
340 Abalienation (n.) The act of abalienating; alienation; estrangement.
341 abalone n. any of various large edible marine gastropods of the genus Haliotis having an ear-shaped shell with pearly interior (n.) A univalve mollusk of the genus Haliotis. The shell is lined with mother-of-pearl, and used for ornamental purposes; the sea-ear. S
342 abampere n. a unit of current equal to 10 amperes
343 Aband (v. t.) To abandon. (v. t.) To banish; to expel.
344 abandon to leave a place, thing, or person, usually for ever
345 abandon oneself to abandon oneself to
346 abandoned of abandon (a.) forsaken, deserted. (a.) self-abandoned, or given up to vice; extremely wicked, or sinning without restraint; irreclaimably wicked ; as, an abandoned villain.
347 Abandonedly (adv.) Unrestrainedly.
348 abandonee (n.) One to whom anything is legally abandoned.
349 Abandoner (n.) One who abandons.
350 Abandoning (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Abandon
351 Abandonment (n.) The act of abandoning, or the state of being abandoned; total desertion; relinquishment. (n.) The relinquishment by the insured to the underwriters of what may remain of the property insured after a loss or damage by a peril insured against. (n.) The
352 Abandum (n.) Anything forfeited or confiscated.
353 Abanet (n.) See Abnet.
354 Abanga (n.) A West Indian palm; also the fruit of this palm, the seeds of which are used as a remedy for diseases of the chest.
355 Abannation (n.) Alt. of Abannition
356 Abannition (n.) Banishment.
357 abarsion abarsion
358 Abarticulation (n.) Articulation, usually that kind of articulation which admits of free motion in the joint; diarthrosis.
359 abase behave in a way that belittles or degrades (someone).
360 abased of abase (a.) lowered; humbled. (a.) borne lower than usual, as a fess; also, having the ends of the wings turned downward towards the point of the shield.
361 Abasedly (adv.) Abjectly; downcastly.
362 Abasement (n.) The act of abasing, humbling, or bringing low; the state of being abased or humbled; humiliation.
363 Abaser (n.) He who, or that which, abases.
364 abash make (someone) feel embarrassed, disconcerted, or ashamed.
365 abashed to have been embarrassed or vexed
366 Abashedly (adv.) In an abashed manner.
367 abashing gerund or present participle of abash
368 Abashment (n.) The state of being abashed; confusion from shame.
369 abasia n. inability to walk
370 Abasing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Abase
371 Abassi (n.) Alt. of Abassis
372 Abassis (n.) A silver coin of Persia, worth about twenty cents.
373 Abatable (a.) Capable of being abated; as, an abatable writ or nuisance.
374 abate (of something perceived as hostile, threatening, or negative) become less intense or widespread.
375 abated past tense of abated
376 Abatement (n.) The act of abating, or the state of being abated; a lessening, diminution, or reduction; removal or putting an end to; as, the abatement of a nuisance is the suppression thereof. (n.) The amount abated; that which is taken away by way of reduction; d
377 Abater (n.) One who, or that which, abates.
378 Abating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Abate
379 abatis n. line of defense consisting of a barrier of felled or live trees with branches (sharpened or with barbed wire entwined) toward the enemy (n.) Alt. of Abattis
380 Abatised (a.) Provided with an abatis.
381 Abator (n.) One who abates a nuisance. (n.) A person who, without right, enters into a freehold on the death of the last possessor, before the heir or devisee.
382 Abattis (n.) A means of defense formed by felled trees, the ends of whose branches are sharpened and directed outwards, or against the enemy.
383 abattoir n. a building where animals are butchered (n.) A public slaughterhouse for cattle, sheep, etc.
384 Abattoirs (pl. ) of Abattoir
385 Abature (n.) Grass and sprigs beaten or trampled down by a stag passing through them.
386 Abatvoix (n.) The sounding-board over a pulpit or rostrum.
387 Abawed (p. p.) Astonished; abashed.
388 Abaxial (a.) Alt. of Abaxile
389 Abaxile (a.) Away from the axis or central line; eccentric.
390 Abay (n.) Barking; baying of dogs upon their prey. See Bay.
391 Abb (n.) Among weavers, yarn for the warp. Hence, abb wool is wool for the abb.
392 Abb wool See Abb.
393 Abba (n.) Father; religious superior; -- in the Syriac, Coptic, and Ethiopic churches, a title given to the bishops, and by the bishops to the patriarch.
394 Abbacies (pl. ) of Abbacy
395 abbacy n. the jurisdiction or office of an abbot (n.) The dignity, estate, or jurisdiction of an abbot.
396 abbatial adj. of or having to do with or belonging to an abbey or abbot, or abbess (a.) Belonging to an abbey; as, abbatial rights.
397 Abbatical (a.) Abbatial.
398 abbe n. a French abbot (n.) The French word answering to the English abbot, the head of an abbey; but commonly a title of respect given in France to every one vested with the ecclesiastical habit or dress.
399 abbess a woman who is the head of an abbey of nuns
400 abbey A monastery or society of persons secluded from the world and devoted to religion and celibacy
401 Abbeys (pl. ) of Abbey
402 abbot a man who is the head of an abbey of monks
403 Abbotship (n.) The state or office of an abbot.
404 abbreviate v. shorten; reduce in scope while retaining essential elements
405 abbreviated of abbreviate (a.) shortened; relatively short; abbreviate.
406 Abbreviating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Abbreviate
407 abbreviation n. shortening something by omitting parts of it; a shortened form of a word or phrase (n.) The act of shortening, or reducing. (n.) The result of abbreviating; an abridgment. (n.) The form to which a word or phrase is reduced by contraction and omission;
408 Abbreviator (n.) One who abbreviates or shortens. (n.) One of a college of seventy-two officers of the papal court whose duty is to make a short minute of a decision on a petition, or reply of the pope to a letter, and afterwards expand the minute into official form.
409 Abbreviatory (a.) Serving or tending to abbreviate; shortening; abridging.
410 Abbreviature (n.) An abbreviation; an abbreviated state or form. (n.) An abridgment; a compendium or abstract.
411 ABC n. the elementary stages of any subject (usually plural)
412 ABCC Atomic Bomb Casualties Commission
413 ABCC Atomic Bomb Casualties Commission ABCC Atomic Bomb Casualties Commission
414 Abdal (n.) A religious devotee or dervish in Persia.
415 Abderian (a.) Given to laughter; inclined to foolish or incessant merriment.
416 Abderite (n.) An inhabitant of Abdera, in Thrace.
417 Abdest (n.) Purification by washing the hands before prayer; -- a Mohammedan rite.
418 Abdicable (a.) Capable of being abdicated.
419 Abdicant (a.) Abdicating; renouncing; -- followed by of. (n.) One who abdicates.
420 abdicate (of a monarch) renounce one's throne.
421 abdicated of abdicate
422 Abdicating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Abdicate
423 abdication n. the act of abdicating; a formal resignation and renunciation of powers (n.) The act of abdicating; the renunciation of a high office, dignity, or trust, by its holder; commonly the voluntary renunciation of sovereign power; as, abdication of the throne
424 Abdicative (a.) Causing, or implying, abdication.
425 Abdicator (n.) One who abdicates. n. one who formally relinquishes and office or responsibility
426 Abditive (a.) Having the quality of hiding.
427 Abditory (n.) A place for hiding or preserving articles of value.
428 abdomen the part of the body of a vertebrate containing the digestive and reproductive organs; the belly
429 abdominal related to the belly part
430 Abdominales (pl. ) of Abdominal (n. pl.) A group including the greater part of fresh-water fishes, and many marine ones, having the ventral fins under the abdomen behind the pectorals.
431 Abdominalia (n. pl.) A group of cirripeds having abdominal appendages.
432 Abdominals (pl. ) of Abdominal
433 Abdominoscopy (n.) Examination of the abdomen to detect abdominal disease.
434 Abdominothoracic (a.) Relating to the abdomen and the thorax, or chest.
435 Abdominous (a.) Having a protuberant belly; pot-bellied.
436 Abduce (v. t.) To draw or conduct away; to withdraw; to draw to a different part.
437 abduced of abduce
438 Abducing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Abduce
439 abduct to kidnap
440 abducted of abduct
441 Abducting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Abduct
442 abduction the act of making a person go somewhere with you, especially using threats or violence
443 abductor n. a muscle that draws a body part away from the median line; someone who unlawfully seizes and detains a victim (usually for ransom) (n.) One who abducts. (n.) A muscle which serves to draw a part out, or form the median line of the body; as, the abducto
444 Abe A big erection
445 Abeam (adv.) On the beam, that is, on a line which forms a right angle with the ship's keel; opposite to the center of the ship's side. adv. at right angles to the length of a ship or airplane
446 Abear (v. t.) To bear; to behave. (v. t.) To put up with; to endure.
447 Abearance (n.) Behavior.
448 Abearing (n.) Behavior.
449 abecedarian adj. alphabetically arranged (as for beginning readers); n. a 16th century sect of Anabaptists centered in Germany who had an absolute disdain for human knowledge; a novice learning the rudiments of some subject (n.) One who is learning the alphabet; henc
450 Abecedary (a.) Pertaining to, or formed by, the letters of the alphabet; alphabetic; hence, rudimentary. (n.) A primer; the first principle or rudiment of anything.
451 abed adv. in bed (adv.) In bed, or on the bed. (adv.) To childbed in the phrase "brought abed," that is, delivered of a child).
452 Abegge Same as Aby.
453 Abel n. (Old Testament) Cain and Abel were the first children of Adam and Eve born after the Fall of Man; Abel was killed by Cain; Norwegian mathematician (1802-1829)
454 Abele (n.) The white poplar Populus alba).
455 Abelian (n.) Alt. of Abelonian
456 Abelite (n.) Alt. of Abelonian
457 Abelmosk (n.) An evergreen shrub Hibiscus -- formerly Abelmoschus -- moschatus), of the East and West Indies and Northern Africa, whose musky seeds are used in perfumery and to flavor coffee; -- sometimes called musk mallow.
458 Abelonian (n.) One of a sect in Africa 4th century), mentioned by St. Augustine, who states that they married, but lived in continence, after the manner, as they pretended, of Abel.
459 Aberdeen n. a city in northeastern Scotland on the North Sea; a town in northeastern Maryland; a town in northeastern South Dakota; a town in western Washington
460 aberdevin aberdevin
461 Aber-de-vine (n.) The European siskin Carduelis spinus), a small green and yellow finch, related to the goldfinch.
462 Aberdonian adj. of or relating to Aberdeen
463 Aberr (v. i.) To wander; to stray.
464 Aberrance (n.) Alt. of Aberrancy n. a state or condition markedly different from the norm
465 Aberrancy (n.) State of being aberrant; a wandering from the right way; deviation from truth, rectitude, etc. n. a state or condition markedly different from the norm
466 aberrant departing from an accepted standard.
467 Aberrate (v. i.) To go astray; to diverge.
468 aberration a departure from what is normal, usual, or expected, typically one that is unwelcome.
469 Aberrational (a.) Characterized by aberration.
470 Aberuncate (v. t.) To weed out.
471 Aberuncator (n.) A weeding machine.
472 abesity abesity
473 abet v. assist or encourage usually in some wrongdoing
474 Abetment (n.) The act of abetting; as, an abetment of treason, crime, etc.
475 Abettal (n.) Abetment.
476 abetted of abet
477 Abetter (n.) Alt. of Abettor
478 Abetting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Abet
479 Abettor (n.) One who abets; an instigator of an offense or an offender.
480 Abevacuation (n.) A partial evacuation.
481 abeyance a state of temporary disuse or suspension.
482 Abeyancy (n.) Abeyance.
483 Abeyant (a.) Being in a state of abeyance.
484 Abhal (n.) The berries of a species of cypress in the East Indies.
485 Abhominable (a.) Abominable.
486 Abhominal (a.) Inhuman.
487 abhor to regard with horror or loathing; detest
488 abhorred of abhor
489 abhorrence a feeling of hating something or someone
490 Abhorrency (n.) Abhorrence.
491 abhorrent inspiring disgust and loathing; repugnant.
492 Abhorrently (adv.) With abhorrence.
493 Abhorrer (n.) One who abhors.
494 Abhorrible (a.) Detestable.
495 Abhorring (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Abhor (n.) Detestation. (n.) Object of abhorrence.
496 Abib (n.) The first month of the Jewish ecclesiastical year, corresponding nearly to our April. After the Babylonish captivity this month was called Nisan.
497 Abid of Abide
498 abidance the act of abiding (enduring without yielding)
499 abide to stay, to stand
500 abide by act in accordance with someone's rules, commands, or wishes
501 Abider (n.) One who abides, or continues. (n.) One who dwells; a resident.
502 abiding continuing; lasting.
503 abiding belief abiding belief
504 Abidingly (adv.) Permanently.
505 Abies (n.) A genus of coniferous trees, properly called Fir, as the balsam fir and the silver fir. The spruces are sometimes also referred to this genus.
506 Abietene (n.) A volatile oil distilled from the resin or balsam of the nut pine Pinus sabiniana) of California.
507 Abietic (a.) Of or pertaining to the fir tree or its products; as, abietic acid, called also sylvic acid.
508 Abietin (n.) Alt. of Abietine
509 Abietine (n.) A resinous obtained from Strasburg turpentine or Canada balsam. It is without taste or smell, is insoluble in water, but soluble in alcohol especially at the boiling point), in strong acetic acid, and in ether.
510 Abietinic (a.) Of or pertaining to abietin; as, abietinic acid.
511 Abietite (n.) A substance resembling mannite, found in the needles of the common silver fir of Europe Abies pectinata).
512 abigail (n.) A lady's waiting-maid.
513 Abiliment (n.) Habiliment.
514 Abilities (pl. ) of Ability
515 ability the physical or mental skill or qualities that you need to do something
516 Abime (n.) Alt. of Abyme
517 abiochemistry inorganic chemistry as contrasted with the chemistry of vital processes.
518 abiogenesis n. a hypothetical organic phenomenon by which living organisms are created from nonliving matter (n.) The supposed origination of living organisms from lifeless matter; such genesis as does not involve the action of living parents; spontaneous generation;
519 Abiogenetic (a.) Of or pertaining to abiogenesis.
520 Abiogenist (n.) One who believes that life can be produced independently of antecedent.
521 Abiogenous (a.) Produced by spontaneous generation.
522 Abiogeny (n.) Same as Abiogenesis.
523 Abiological (a.) Pertaining to the study of inanimate things.
524 abiotic physical rather than biological; not derived from living organisms.
525 Abirritant (n.) A medicine that diminishes irritation.
526 Abirritate (v. t.) To diminish the sensibility of; to debilitate.
527 Abirritation (n.) A pathological condition opposite to that of irritation; debility; want of strength; asthenia.
528 Abirritative (a.) Characterized by abirritation or debility.
529 Abit 3d sing. pres. of Abide.
530 abject extremely contemptible or degrading
531 Abjectedness (n.) A very abject or low condition; abjectness.
532 abjection n. a low or downcast state (n.) The act of bringing down or humbling. (n.) The state of being rejected or cast out. (n.) A low or downcast state; meanness of spirit; abasement; degradation.
533 abjectly adv. in a hopeless resigned manner (adv.) Meanly; servilely.
534 Abjectness (n.) The state of being abject; abasement; meanness; servility.
535 Abjudge (v. t.) To take away by judicial decision.
536 Abjudicate (v. t.) To reject by judicial sentence; also, to abjudge.
537 Abjudication (n.) Rejection by judicial sentence.
538 Abjugate (v. t.) To unyoke.
539 Abjunctive (a.) Exceptional.
540 Abjuration (n.) The act of abjuring or forswearing; a renunciation upon oath; as, abjuration of the realm, a sworn banishment, an oath taken to leave the country and never to return. (n.) A solemn recantation or renunciation; as, an abjuration of heresy.
541 Abjuratory (a.) Containing abjuration.
542 abjure solemnly renounce (a belief, cause, or claim).
543 abjured of abjure
544 Abjurement (n.) Renunciation.
545 Abjurer (n.) One who abjures.
546 Abjuring (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Abjure
547 Ablactate (v. t.) To wean.
548 Ablactation (n.) The weaning of a child from the breast, or of young beasts from their dam. (n.) The process of grafting now called inarching, or grafting by approach.
549 Ablaqueate (v. t.) To lay bare, as the roots of a tree.
550 Ablaqueation (n.) The act or process of laying bare the roots of trees to expose them to the air and water.
551 Ablastemic (a.) Non-germinal.
552 ablated remove (body tissue) surgically.
553 ablation n. surgical removal of a body part or tissue; the erosive process that reduces the size of glaciers (n.) A carrying or taking away; removal. (n.) Extirpation. (n.) Wearing away; superficial waste.
554 Ablatitious (a.) Diminishing; as, an ablatitious force.
555 ablative adj. tending to ablate; i.e. to be removed or vaporized at very high temperature; relating to the ablative case; n. the case indicating the agent in passive sentences or the instrument or manner or place of the action described by the verb (a.) Taking awa
556 ablator See under ablation
557 ablaut n. a vowel whose quality or length is changed to indicate linguistic distinctions (such as sing sang sung song) (n.) The substitution of one root vowel for another, thus indicating a corresponding modification of use or meaning; vowel permutation; as, get
558 ablaze adj. lighted with red light as if with flames; resembling flame in brilliance or color; lighted up by or as by fire or flame; keenly excited (especially sexually) or indicating excitement (adv. & a.) On fire; in a blaze, gleaming. (adv. & a.) In a state o
559 able can
560 able leader able leader
561 able to can
562 ablebodied having a strong healthy body
563 able-bodied having a strong, healthy body; physically fit.
564 Ablegate (v. t.) To send abroad. (n.) A representative of the pope charged with important commissions in foreign countries, one of his duties being to bring to a newly named cardinal his insignia of office.
565 Ablegation (n.) The act of sending abroad.
566 Able-minded (a.) Having much intellectual power.
567 Ablen A small fresh-water fish Leuciscus alburnus); the bleak.
568 Ableness (n.) Ability of body or mind; force; vigor.
569 Ablepsy (n.) Blindness.
570 Abler (a.) comp. of Able. (a.) superl. of Able.
571 Ablet Alt. of Ablen
572 Abligate (v. t.) To tie up so as to hinder from.
573 Abligurition (n.) Prodigal expense for food.
574 Ablins (adv.) Perhaps. (adv.) Perhaps; possibly.
575 abloom adj. bursting into flower (adv.) In or into bloom; in a blooming state.
576 ablow (label, en, obsolete, postpositive) Blossoming, blooming, in blossom.
577 Ablude (v. t.) To be unlike; to differ.
578 Abluent (a.) Washing away; carrying off impurities; detergent. (n.) A detergent.
579 ablush (adv. & a.) Blushing; ruddy.
580 ablution the act of washing oneself (often used for humorously formal effect).
581 Ablutionary (a.) Pertaining to ablution.
582 Abluvion (n.) That which is washed off.
583 ably adv. in a competent capable manner (adv.) In an able manner; with great ability; as, ably done, planned, said.
584 ABM n. a defensive missile designed to shoot down incoming intercontinental ballistic missiles
585 abnegate renounce or reject (something desired or valuable).
586 abnegated of abnegate
587 Abnegating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Abnegate
588 Abnegation (n.) a denial; a renunciation.
589 Abnegative (a.) Denying; renouncing; negative.
590 Abnegator (n.) One who abnegates, denies, or rejects anything.
591 Abnet (n.) The girdle of a Jewish priest or officer.
592 Abnodate (v. t.) To clear tress) from knots.
593 Abnodation (n.) The act of cutting away the knots of trees.
594 abnormal different from what is usual or average
595 Abnormalities (pl. ) of Abnormality
596 abnormality something abnormal, usually in the body
597 abnormally adv. different from what is usual or average, especially in a way that is bad
598 Abnormities (pl. ) of Abnormity
599 Abnormity (n.) Departure from the ordinary type; irregularity; monstrosity.
600 Abnormous (a.) Abnormal; irregular.
601 ABO n. a dark-skinned member of a race of people living in Australia when Europeans arrived
602 aboard on or onto a ship, aircraft, bus, or train
603 Abodance (n.) An omen; a portending.
604 abode the place where someone lives
605 Abodement (n.) A foreboding; an omen.
606 Aboding (n.) A foreboding.
607 abolish to officially end something, especially a law or system
608 Abolishable (a.) Capable of being abolished.
609 abolished of abolish
610 Abolisher (n.) One who abolishes.
611 Abolishing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Abolish
612 Abolishment (n.) The act of abolishing; abolition; destruction.
613 abolition the act of ending a law or practice
614 abolition of slavery the movement for the abolition of slavery, especially Negro slavery in the U.S
615 Abolitionism principles or measures promoting the abolition especially of slavery
616 abolitionist a person who favors the abolition of a practice or institution, especially capital punishment or (formerly) slavery.
617 Abolitionize (v. t.) To imbue with the principles of abolitionism.
618 Aboma (n.) A large South American serpent Boa aboma).
619 abomasum n. the fourth compartment of the stomach of a ruminant; the one where digestion takes place (n.) Alt. of Abomasus
620 Abomasus (n.) The fourth or digestive stomach of a ruminant, which leads from the third stomach omasum. See Ruminantia.
621 Abomb atomic bomb
622 abominable causing moral revulsion.
623 Abominableness (n.) The quality or state of being abominable; odiousness.
624 Abominably (adv.) In an abominable manner; very odiously; detestably.
625 abominate detest; loathe.
626 abominated past tense of abominate
627 Abominating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Abominate
628 abomination a thing that causes disgust or hatred.
629 Abo-o, ab-o n. =ABORIGINAL n. ABORIGINAL
630 Aboon (prep.) and adv. Above.
631 Aboral (a.) Situated opposite to, or away from, the mouth.
632 Abord (n.) Manner of approaching or accosting; address. (v. t.) To approach; to accost.
633 aborigin to bring food up from the stomach
634 aboriginal related to the people who lived there for a long time
635 Aboriginality (n.) The quality of being aboriginal.
636 Aboriginally (adv.) Primarily.
637 aborigine a person, animal, or plant that has been in a country or region from earliest times.
638 aborigines (n. pl.) The earliest known inhabitants of a country; native races. (n. pl.) The original fauna and flora of a geographical area
639 aborning between other activities; during intervals
640 Aborsement (n.) Abortment; abortion.
641 Aborsive (a.) Abortive.
642 abort n. the act of terminating a project or procedure before it is completed; v. terminate a pregnancy by undergoing an abortion; cease development, die, and be aborted; terminate before completion (v. i.) To miscarry; to bring forth young prematurely. (v. i.)
643 Aborted (a.) Brought forth prematurely. (a.) Rendered abortive or sterile; undeveloped; checked in normal development at a very early stage; as, spines are aborted branches.
644 Aborticide (n.) The act of destroying a fetus in the womb; feticide.
645 abortifacient adj. causing abortion; n. a drug (or other chemical agent) that causes abortion (v.) Producing miscarriage. (n.) A drug or an agent that causes premature delivery.
646 abortion a medical operation to end a pregnancy
647 Abortional (a.) Pertaining to abortion; miscarrying; abortive.
648 Abortionist (n.) One who procures abortion or miscarriage.
649 abortive failing to produce the intended result.
650 Abortively (adv.) In an abortive or untimely manner; immaturely; fruitlessly.
651 Abortiveness (n.) The quality of being abortive.
652 Abortment (n.) Abortion.
653 abought of abye
654 aboulia n. a loss of will power
655 abound v. be abundant or plentiful; exist in large quantities
656 abound in exist in large quantity
657 aboundant aboundant
658 abounded of abound
659 Abounding (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Abound
660 about approximately; nearly: the interview lasted about an hour
661 aboutface act of pivoting 180 degrees, especially in a military formation
662 About-sledge (n.) The largest hammer used by smiths.
663 above on high; overhead: the clouds above
664 above all most important of everything.
665 Above all, scientific terms call for precise definitions. Above all, scientific terms call for precise definitions.
666 above board legitimate, honest, and open.
667 above zero above zero
668 aboveaverage aboveaverage
669 aboveboard without concealment or deception; honest; adv. in an honest manner
670 Above-cited (a.) Cited before, in the preceding part of a book or writing.
671 Abovedeck (a.) On deck; and hence, like aboveboard, without artifice.
672 aboveground adj. on or above the surface of the ground
673 abovementioned mentioned or named earlier in the same text
674 Above-mentioned (a.) Alt. of Above-named
675 Above-named (a.) Mentioned or named before; aforesaid.
676 Abovesaid (a.) Mentioned or recited before.
677 abovestairs abovestairs
678 abovo ad. (L.=from the egg)
679 Abox (adv. & a.) Braced aback.
680 Abp x. archbishop
681 abracadabra n. gibberish and nonsense (n.) A mystical word or collocation of letters written as in the figure. Worn on an amulet it was supposed to ward off fever. At present the word is used chiefly in jest to denote something without meaning; jargon.
682 abrachia n. the condition of having no arms
683 abractness abractness
684 Abradant (n.) A material used for grinding, as emery, sand, powdered glass, etc.
685 abrade scrape or wear away by friction or erosion.
686 abraded of abrade
687 abrader n. a tool or machine used for wearing down or smoothing or polishing
688 Abrading (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Abrade
689 Abraham n. the first of the Old Testament patriarchs and the father of Isaac; according to Genesis, God promised to give Abraham's family (the Hebrews) the land of Canaan (the Promised Land); God tested Abraham by asking him to sacrifice his son
690 Abrahamic (a.) Pertaining to Abraham, the patriarch; as, the Abrachamic covenant.
691 Abrahamitic (a.) Alt. of ical
692 Abrahamman Abrahamman
693 Abraham-man (n.) Alt. of Abram-man
694 Abraid (v. t. & i.) To awake; to arouse; to stir or start up; also, to shout out.
695 Abram Abram
696 Abram-man (n.) One of a set of vagabonds who formerly roamed through England, feigning lunacy for the sake of obtaining alms.
697 Abranchial (a.) Abranchiate.
698 Abranchiata (n. pl.) A group of annelids, so called because the species composing it have no special organs of respiration.
699 abranchiate adj. having no gills (a.) Without gills.
700 Abrase (a.) Rubbed smooth.
701 abraser n. =ABRADER n. ABRADER
702 abrasion erosion by friction
703 abrasive rude and unfriendly
704 Abraum (n.) Alt. of Abraum salts
705 Abraum salts (n.) A red ocher used to darken mahogany and for making chloride of potassium.
706 Abraxas (n.) A mystical word used as a charm and engraved on gems among the ancients; also, a gem stone thus engraved.
707 Abray (v.) See Abraid.
708 abreact v. discharge bad feelings or tension through verbalization
709 abreaction n. (psychoanalysis) purging of emotional tensions
710 abreast used to say that two or more people are next to each other and moving in the same direction
711 Abrege (v. t.) See Abridge.
712 Abrenunciation (n.) Absolute renunciation or repudiation.
713 Abreption (n.) A snatching away.
714 Abreuvoir (n.) The joint or interstice between stones, to be filled with mortar.
715 Abricock (n.) See Apricot.
716 abridge v. lessen, diminish or curtail; reduce in scope while retaining essential elements
717 abridged shortened
718 abridgement n. a shortened version of a written work
719 Abridger (n.) One who abridges.
720 Abridging (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Abridge
721 abridgment to make a book, play, or piece of writing shorter by removing details and information that is not important
722 Abroach (v. t.) To set abroach; to let out, as liquor; to broach; to tap. (adv.) Broached; in a condition for letting out or yielding liquor, as a cask which is tapped. (adv.) Hence: In a state to be diffused or propagated; afoot; astir. adj. of a cask or barrel
723 abroad in or to a foreign country or countries
724 Abrogable (a.) Capable of being abrogated.
725 abrogate to end a law, agreement, or custom formally
726 abrogated of abrogate
727 Abrogating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Abrogate
728 abrogation n. the act of abrogating; an official or legal cancellation (n.) The act of abrogating; repeal by authority.
729 abrogative (a.) Tending or designed to abrogate; as, an abrogative law.
730 Abrogator (n.) One who repeals by authority. n. an authority or official empowered to abolish or annul or repeal
731 Abrood (adv.) In the act of brooding.
732 Abrook (v. t.) To brook; to endure.
733 abrupt sudden and unexpected, and often unpleasant:
734 abruption n. an instance of sudden interruption (n.) A sudden breaking off; a violent separation of bodies.
735 abruptly suddenly and unexpectedly; in a rude or curt manner
736 Abruptness (n.) The state of being abrupt or broken; craggedness; ruggedness; steepness. (n.) Suddenness; unceremonious haste or vehemence; as, abruptness of style or manner.
737 abs prefix meaning from or to refrain from
738 Absalom the third and favorite son of David, who rebelled against his father and was slain by Joab. II Sam. 13?18
739 abscess symptom consisting of a localized collection of pus surrounded by inflamed tissue
740 abscessed adj. infected and filled with pus
741 Abscesses (pl. ) of Abscess
742 Abscession (n.) A separating; removal; also, an abscess.
743 Abscind (v. t.) To cut off.
744 abscise to cut
745 Abscision (n.) See Abscission.
746 Absciss (n.) See Abscissa.
747 abscissa n. the value of a coordinate on the horizontal axis (n.) One of the elements of reference by which a point, as of a curve, is referred to a system of fixed rectilineal coordinate axes.
748 Abscissae (pl. ) of Abscissa
749 Abscissas (pl. ) of Abscissa
750 Abscisses (pl. ) of Absciss
751 abscission the act of cutting something off; shedding of flowers and leaves and fruit following formation of scar tissue in a plant
752 abscond leave hurriedly and secretly, typically to avoid detection of or arrest for an unlawful action such as theft.
753 absconded of abscond
754 Abscondence (n.) Fugitive concealment; secret retirement; hiding.
755 Absconder (n.) One who absconds.
756 Absconding (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Abscond
757 abseil n. a descent down a nearly vertical surface by using a doubled rope that is coiled around the body and attached to some higher point; v. lower oneself with a double rope coiled around the body from a mountainside
758 absence the fact of not being where you are usually expected to be
759 absent not in the place where you are expected to be
760 absent -minded to forget things or to not pay attention to what he/she is doing, often because the person is thinking about something else.
761 Absentaneous (a.) Pertaining to absence.
762 Absentation (n.) The act of absenting one's self.
763 absented of absent
764 absentee n. one that is absent or not in residence (n.) One who absents himself from his country, office, post, or duty; especially, a landholder who lives in another country or district than that where his estate is situated; as, an Irish absentee.
765 absentee ballot a system of voting in which people send their votes by post when they cannot be present at an election
766 absentee voter a vote cast by a person who, because of absence from usual voting district, illness, or the like, has been permitted to vote by mail
767 absentee voting A ballot marked and mailed in advance by a voter away from the place where he or she is registered
768 absenteeism n. habitual absence from work (n.) The state or practice of an absentee; esp. the practice of absenting one's self from the country or district where one's estate is situated.
769 Absenter (n.) One who absents one's self.
770 Absenting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Absent
771 absently adv. in an absentminded or preoccupied manner (adv.) In an absent or abstracted manner.
772 Absentment (n.) The state of being absent; withdrawal.
773 absentminded having or showing a forgetful or inattentive disposition
774 Absent-minded (a.) Absent in mind; abstracted; preoccupied.
775 Absentness (n.) The quality of being absent-minded.
776 Absey-book (n.) An A-B-C book; a primer.
777 Absinth (n.) Alt. of Absinthe
778 Absinthate (n.) A combination of absinthic acid with a base or positive radical.
779 absinthe n. strong green liqueur flavored with wormwood and anise; aromatic herb of temperate Eurasia and North Africa having a bitter taste used in making the liqueur absinthe (n.) The plant absinthium or common wormwood. (n.) A strong spirituous liqueur made fro
780 Absinthial (a.) Of or pertaining to wormwood; absinthian.
781 Absinthian (n.) Of the nature of wormwood.
782 Absinthiate (v. t.) To impregnate with wormwood.
783 Absinthiated (a.) Impregnated with wormwood; as, absinthiated wine.
784 Absinthic (a.) Relating to the common wormwood or to an acid obtained from it.
785 Absinthin (n.) The bitter principle of wormwood Artemisia absinthium).
786 Absinthism (n.) The condition of being poisoned by the excessive use of absinth.
787 Absinthium (n.) The common wormwood Artemisia absinthium), an intensely bitter plant, used as a tonic and for making the oil of wormwood.
788 Absis (n.) See Apsis.
789 Absist (v. i.) To stand apart from; top leave off; to desist.
790 Absistence (n.) A standing aloof.
791 absitomen may the presentiment not become real or take place
792 abslute evaluation abslute evaluation
793 absolete absolete
794 absolete equipment Outmoded in design, style, or construction
795 absolute very great or to the largest degree possible
796 absolute alcohol ethanol containing less than one percent of water by weight.
797 absolute altitude absolute altitude
798 absolute ceiling the maximum height above sea level, usually measured in feet or metres, at which an aircraft can maintain horizontal flight Compare service ceiling
799 absolute construction an absolute construction is a grammatical construction standing apart from a normal or usual syntactical relation with other words or sentence elements.
800 absolute humidity the humidity of the atmosphere, usually expressed as the number of grams of water contained in 1 cubic metre of air Compare relative humidity
801 absolute infinitive absolute infinitive
802 absolute magnitude the apparent magnitude a given star would have if it were situated at a distance of 10 parsecs (32.6 light years) from the earth
803 absolute majority If a political party wins an absolute majority, they obtain more seats or votes than the total number of seats or votes gained by their opponents in an election.
804 absolute monarchy a monarchy without constitutional limits Compare constitutional monarchy
805 absolute music music that is not designed to depict or evoke any scene or event Compare programme music
806 absolute pitch Also called (not in technical usage) : perfect pitch the ability to identify exactly the pitch of a note without comparing it to another
807 absolute temperature another name for thermodynamic temperature
808 absolute value a real number regardless of its sign
809 absolute zero Absolute zero is a theoretical temperature that is thought to be the lowest possible temperature.
810 absolutely completely
811 absolutely unfounded absolutely unfounded
812 absoluteness (n.) The quality of being absolute; independence of everything extraneous; unlimitedness; absolute power; independent reality; positiveness. n. the quality of being absolute; the quality of being complete or utter or extreme
813 absolution the act of forgiving someone, especially in the christian religion, for something bad that they have done or thought
814 absolutism n. the doctrine of an absolute being; the principle of complete and unrestricted power in government; dominance through threat of punishment and violence; a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or
815 absolutist adj. pertaining to the principle of totalitarianism; n. one who advocates absolutism (n.) One who is in favor of an absolute or autocratic government. (n.) One who believes that it is possible to realize a cognition or concept of the absolute. (a.) Of or
816 Absolutistic (a.) Pertaining to absolutism; absolutist.
817 absolutize absolutize
818 Absolutory (a.) Serving to absolve; absolving.
819 Absolvable (a.) That may be absolved.
820 Absolvatory (a.) Conferring absolution; absolutory.
821 absolve to set free or release as from some obligation debt
822 absolved of absolve
823 Absolvent (a.) Absolving. (n.) An absolver.
824 Absolver (n.) One who absolves.
825 Absolving (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Absolve
826 absonant (a.) Discordant; contrary; -- opposed to consonant.
827 Absonous (a.) Discordant; inharmonious; incongruous.
828 absorb to take (something) in through or as through pores or interstices.
829 absorbability (n.) The state or quality of being absorbable.
830 absorbable adj. capable of being absorbed or taken in through the pores of a surface (a.) Capable of being absorbed or swallowed up.
831 absorbed adj. taken in through the pores of a surface; retained without reflection; giving or marked by complete attention to of absorb
832 absorbed in absorbed in
833 Absorbedly (adv.) In a manner as if wholly engrossed or engaged.
834 absorbefacient adj. inducing or promoting absorption
835 absorbency n. the property of being absorbent (n.) Absorptiveness.
836 absorbent adj. having power or capacity or tendency to absorb or soak up something (liquids or energy etc.); n. a material having capacity or tendency to absorb another substance (a.) Absorbing; swallowing; absorptive. (n.) Anything which absorbs. (n.) Any substanc
837 absorbent cotton fluffy wadding of a kind originally made from raw cotton, used for cleansing wounds, removing cosmetics, and padding delicate objects.
838 absorber n. (physics) material in a nuclear reactor that absorbs radiation (n.) One who, or that which, absorbs.
839 absorbing adj. capable of arousing and holding the attention (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Absorb (a.) Swallowing, engrossing; as, an absorbing pursuit.
840 Absorbition (n.) Absorption.
841 Absorpt (a.) Absorbed.
842 absorptance n. a measure of the rate of decrease in the intensity of electromagnetic radiation (as light) as it passes through a given substance; the fraction of incident radiant energy absorbed per unit mass or thickness of an absorber
843 absorption the process of taking something into another substance
844 absorption band a range of wavelengths, frequencies or energies in the electromagnetic spectrum which are characteristic of a particular transition from initial to final state in a substance.
845 absorption spectrum a spectrum of electromagnetic radiation transmitted through a substance, showing dark lines or bands due to absorption of specific wavelengths.
846 absorptive adj. having power or capacity or tendency to absorb or soak up something (liquids or energy etc.) (a.) Having power, capacity, or tendency to absorb or imbibe.
847 Absorptiveness (n.) The quality of being absorptive; absorptive power.
848 Absorptivity (n.) Absorptiveness.
849 Absquatulate (v. i.) To take one's self off; to decamp. v. run away; usually includes taking something or somebody along
850 Absque hoc The technical words of denial used in traversing what has been alleged, and is repeated.
851 abstact an abstract genre of art; artistic content depends on internal form rather than pictorial representation
852 abstain to not do something that you enjoy because it is bad or unhealthy
853 abstain from abstain from
854 abstained of abstain
855 Abstainer (n.) One who abstains; esp., one who abstains from the use of intoxicating liquors.
856 Abstaining (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Abstain
857 abstemious not doing things that give you pleasure, especially not eating good food or drinking alcohol
858 Abstemiousness (n.) The quality of being abstemious, temperate, or sparing in the use of food and strong drinks. It expresses a greater degree of abstinence than temperance.
859 abstention n. the trait of abstaining (especially from alcohol) (a.) The act of abstaining; a holding aloof.
860 abstentious adj. self-restraining; not indulging an appetite especially for food or drink (a.) Characterized by abstinence; self-restraining.
861 Absterge (v. t.) To make clean by wiping; to wipe away; to cleanse; hence, to purge.
862 abstergent (a.) Serving to cleanse, detergent. (n.) A substance used in cleansing; a detergent; as, soap is an abstergent.
863 Absterse (v. t.) To absterge; to cleanse; to purge away.
864 abstersion (n.) Act of wiping clean; a cleansing; a purging.
865 abstersive (a.) Cleansing; purging. (n.) Something cleansing.
866 Abstersiveness (n.) The quality of being abstersive.
867 abstinence not doing something that you enjoy because it is bad or unhealthy
868 Abstinency (n.) Abstinence.
869 abstinent refraining from an activity or from the consumption of something, especially alcohol.
870 Abstinently (adv.) With abstinence.
871 Abstorted (a.) Wrested away.
872 abstracism abstracism
873 abstract existing in thought or as an idea but not having a physical or concrete existence
874 abstract expressionism a school of painting in new york in the 1940s that combined the spontaneity of expressionism with abstract forms
875 abstract noun a noun that refers to a thing that does not exist as a material object
876 abstract painting abstract painting
877 abstracted not paying attention
878 Abstractedly (adv.) In an abstracted manner; separately; with absence of mind.
879 Abstractedness (n.) The state of being abstracted; abstract character.
880 Abstracter (n.) One who abstracts, or makes an abstract. n. one who makes abstracts or summarizes information
881 Abstracting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Abstract
882 abstraction n. a general concept formed by extracting common features from specific examples; the act of withdrawing or removing something
883 Abstractional (a.) Pertaining to abstraction.
884 abstractionism the practice and theory of abstract art
885 Abstractionist (n.) An idealist.
886 abstractionmonger abstractionmonger
887 Abstractitious (a.) Obtained from plants by distillation.
888 abstractive adj. of an abstracting nature or having the power of abstracting (a.) Having the power of abstracting; of an abstracting nature.
889 Abstractively (adv.) In a abstract manner; separately; in or by itself.
890 Abstractiveness (n.) The quality of being abstractive; abstractive property.
891 abstractly adv. in abstract terms (adv.) In an abstract state or manner; separately; absolutely; by itself; as, matter abstractly considered.
892 Abstractness (n.) The quality of being abstract.
893 abstracts consider (something) theoretically or separately from something else.
894 Abstringe (v. t.) To unbind.
895 Abstrude (v. t.) To thrust away.
896 abstruse incomprehensible to one of ordinary understanding or knowledge
897 Abstrusely (adv.) In an abstruse manner.
898 Abstruseness (n.) The quality of being abstruse; difficulty of apprehension.
899 Abstrusion (n.) The act of thrusting away.
900 Abstrusity (n.) Abstruseness; that which is abstruse. n. wisdom that is recondite and abstruse and profound
901 Absume (v. t.) To consume gradually; to waste away.
902 Absumption (n.) Act of wasting away; a consuming; extinction.
903 absurd stupid and unreasonable, or silly in a humorous way
904 absurd(irrational/senseless) remarks speak insincerely or without regard for facts or truths
905 absurdism absurdism
906 Absurdities (pl. ) of Absurdity
907 absurdity n. a ludicrous folly; a message whose content is at variance with reason (n.) The quality of being absurd or inconsistent with obvious truth, reason, or sound judgment. (n.) That which is absurd; an absurd action; a logical contradiction.
908 Absurdly (adv.) In an absurd manner.
909 Absurdness (n.) Absurdity.
910 ABU Anyone but United. Referred to people or sentiments that are, generally, anti-Manchester United
911 abubble abubble
912 abuilding a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place
913 abulia n. a loss of will power
914 Abuna (n.) The Patriarch, or head of the Abyssinian Church.
915 abundance an extremely plentiful or over sufficient quantity or supply.
916 abundant existing or available in large quantities; plentiful
917 Abundantly (adv.) In a sufficient degree; fully; amply; plentifully; in large measure.
918 Aburst (adv.) In a bursting condition.
919 Abusable (a.) That may be abused.
920 Abusage (n.) Abuse.
921 abuse to use something for the wrong purpose in a way that is harmful or morally wrong
922 abused of abuse
923 Abuseful (a.) Full of abuse; abusive.
924 Abuser (n.) One who abuses [in the various senses of the verb].
925 Abusing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Abuse
926 Abusion (v. t.) Evil or corrupt usage; abuse; wrong; reproach; deception; cheat.
927 abusive treating someone badly or cruelly, esp. physically
928 Abusively (adv.) In an abusive manner; rudely; with abusive language.
929 Abusiveness (n.) The quality of being abusive; rudeness of language, or violence to the person.
930 abut lie adjacent to another or share a boundary with
931 abutilon n. herbs or shrubs or small trees: flowering maple; parlor maple; Indian mallow (n.) A genus of malvaceous plants of many species, found in the torrid and temperate zones of both continents; -- called also Indian mallow.
932 abutment n. a masonry support that touches and directly receives thrust or pressure of an arch or bridge; point of contact between two objects or parts (n.) State of abutting. (n.) That on or against which a body abuts or presses (n.) The solid part of a pier or w
933 Abuttal (n.) The butting or boundary of land, particularly at the end; a headland.
934 abutted of abut
935 Abutter (n.) One who, or that which, abuts. Specifically, the owner of a contiguous estate; as, the abutters on a street or a river. n. the owner of contiguous property
936 abutting adj. having a common boundary or edge; touching (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Abut
937 abuzz adj. noisy like the sound of a bee (a.) In a buzz; buzzing.
938 abviously abviously
939 abvolt n. a unit of potential equal to one-hundred-millionth of a volt
940 abwatt n. a power unit equal to the power dissipated when 1 abampere flows across a potential difference of 1 abvolt (one ten-thousandth of a milliwatt)
941 Aby (v. t. & i.) Alt. of Abye
942 Abye (v. t. & i.) To pay for; to suffer for; to atone for; to make amends for; to give satisfaction. (v. t. & i.) To endure; to abide.
943 Abyme (n.) A abyss.
944 abysm n. a bottomless gulf or pit; any unfathomable (or apparently unfathomable) cavity or chasm or void extending below (often used figuratively) (n.) An abyss; a gulf.
945 abysmal adj. ever falling, in a very bad situation
946 Abysmally (adv.) To a fathomless depth; profoundly.
947 abyss a deep or seemingly bottomless chasm.
948 abyssal adj. relating to ocean depths from 2000 to 5000 meters; so deep as to be unmeasurable (a.) Belonging to, or resembling, an abyss; unfathomable.
949 abyssal plain The sound a crowd makes when upset. To make such a noise is to boo. Can be told from the noise made when scaring someone ( boo!) by its 3(+) O's.
950 Abyssinia n. Ethiopia is a republic in northeastern Africa on the Red Sea; formerly called Abyssinia
951 Abyssinian n. a small slender short-haired breed of African origin having brownish fur with a reddish undercoat (a.) Of or pertaining to Abyssinia. (n.) A native of Abyssinia. (n.) A member of the Abyssinian Church.
952 AC n. an electric current that reverses direction sinusoidally; a radioactive element of the actinide series; found in uranium ores
953 AC/DC x. ac/dc alternating current/direct current
954 acacia n. any of various spiny trees or shrubs of the genus Acacia (n.) A roll or bag, filled with dust, borne by Byzantine emperors, as a memento of mortality. It is represented on medals. (n.) A genus of leguminous trees and shrubs. Nearly 300 species are Aust
955 Acaciae (pl. ) of Acacia
956 Acacias (pl. ) of Acacia
957 Acacin (n.) Alt. of Acacine
958 Acacine (n.) Gum arabic.
959 academe n. the academic world (n.) An academy.
960 academese academese
961 academia n. the academic world
962 Academial (a.) Academic.
963 Academian (n.) A member of an academy, university, or college.
964 academic relating to schools, colleges, and universities, or connected with studying and thinking
965 academic costume a traditional form of clothing for academic settings, mainly tertiary (and sometimes secondary) education, worn mainly by those who have been admitted to a university degree (or similar), or hold a status that entitles them to assume them (e.g., undergrad
966 academic adviser an advantage held by a competitor in a race
967 academic advising divisions academic advising divisions
968 academic exchanges academic exchanges
969 academic freedom freedom of a teacher to discuss or investigate any controversial social, economic, or political problems without interference or penalty from officials, organized groups, etc.
970 academic interests a particular field of study about a certain subject matter, such as history, mathematics or nursing.
971 academic performance academic performance
972 academic probaation academic probaation
973 academic year the period of the year during which students attend an educational institution, usually from September to June.
974 academical (a.) Belonging to the school or philosophy of Plato; as, the Academic sect or philosophy. (a.) Belonging to an academy or other higher institution of learning; scholarly; literary or classical, in distinction from scientific.
975 academically in a way that relates to schools and to the ability to study and think
976 Academicals (n. pl.) The articles of dress prescribed and worn at some colleges and universities.
977 academician a member of an academy
978 Academicism (n.) A tenet of the Academic philosophy. (n.) A mannerism or mode peculiar to an academy. n. orthodoxy of a scholastic variety
979 academics associated with academia or an academy
980 Academies (pl. ) of Academy
981 academism n. orthodoxy of a scholastic variety (n.) The doctrines of the Academic philosophy.
982 Academist (n.) An Academic philosopher. (n.) An academician.
983 academy an organization intended to protect and develop an art, science, language, etc
984 Academy award an annual award given to a performer, director, technician, etc., of the motion-picture industry for superior achievement in a specific category
985 academy board academy board
986 Acadia n. the French-speaking part of the Canadian Maritime Provinces
987 Acadian (a.) Of or pertaining to Acadie, or Nova Scotia. (n.) A native of Acadie.
988 Acajou (n.) The cashew tree; also, its fruit. See Cashew. (n.) The mahogany tree; also, its timber.
989 Acaleph (n.) Alt. of Acalephan
990 Acalephae (n. pl.) A group of Coelenterata, including the Medusae or jellyfishes, and hydroids; -- so called from the stinging power they possess. Sometimes called sea nettles.
991 Acalephan (n.) One of the Acalephae.
992 Acalephans (pl. ) of Acalephan
993 Acalephoid (a.) Belonging to or resembling the Acalephae or jellyfishes.
994 Acalephs (pl. ) of Acalephan
995 Acalycine (a.) Alt. of Acalysinous
996 Acanth (n.) Same as Acanthus.
997 Acantha (n.) A prickle. (n.) A spine or prickly fin. (n.) The vertebral column; the spinous process of a vertebra.
998 Acanthaceous (a.) Armed with prickles, as a plant. (a.) Of, pertaining to, or resembling, the family of plants of which the acanthus is the type.
999 Acanthi (pl. ) of Acanthus
1000 Acanthine (a.) Of, pertaining to, or resembling, the plant acanthus.
1001 Acanthocarpous (a.) Having the fruit covered with spines.
1002 Acanthocephala (n. pl.) A group of intestinal worms, having the proboscis armed with recurved spines.
1003 Acanthocephalous (a.) Having a spiny head, as one of the Acanthocephala.
1004 acanthoid adj. shaped like a spine or thorn
1005 Acanthophorous (a.) Spine-bearing.
1006 Acanthopodious (a.) Having spinous petioles.
1007 Acanthopteri (n. pl.) A group of teleostean fishes having spiny fins. See Acanthopterygii.
1008 Acanthopterous (a.) Spiny-winged. (a.) Acanthopterygious.
1009 Acanthopterygian (a.) Belonging to the order of fishes having spinose fins, as the perch. (n.) A spiny-finned fish.
1010 Acanthopterygii (n. pl.) An order of fishes having some of the rays of the dorsal, ventral, and anal fins unarticulated and spinelike, as the perch.
1011 Acanthopterygious (a.) Having fins in which the rays are hard and spinelike; spiny-finned.
1012 acanthus n. any plant of the genus Acanthus having large spiny leaves and spikes or white or purplish flowers; native to Mediterranean region but widely cultivated (n.) A genus of herbaceous prickly plants, found in the south of Europe, Asia Minor, and India; bear
1013 Acanthuses (pl. ) of Acanthus
1014 acappella sung without instrumental accompaniment
1015 Acapsular (a.) Having no capsule.
1016 Acardiac (a.) Without a heart; as, an acardiac fetus.
1017 Acari (pl. ) of Acarus
1018 acariasis n. infestation with itch mites
1019 acarid many different n. very small free-living arachnid that is parasitic on animals or plants; related to ticks
1020 Acaridan (n.) One of a group of arachnids, including the mites and ticks.
1021 Acarina (n. pl.) The group of Arachnida which includes the mites and ticks. Many species are parasitic, and cause diseases like the itch and mange.
1022 Acarine (a.) Of or caused by acari or mites; as, acarine diseases.
1023 Acaroid (a.) Shaped like or resembling a mite.
1024 Acarpellous (a.) Having no carpels.
1025 acarpous adj. producing no fruit (a.) Not producing fruit; unfruitful.
1026 Acarus (n.) A genus including many species of small mites.
1027 acatalectic adj. (verse) metrically complete; especially having the full number of syllables in the final metrical foot; n. (prosody) a line of verse that has the full number of syllables (a.) Not defective; complete; as, an acatalectic verse. (n.) A verse which has
1028 Acatalepsy (n.) Incomprehensibility of things; the doctrine held by the ancient Skeptic philosophers, that human knowledge never amounts to certainty, but only to probability.
1029 Acataleptic (a.) Incapable of being comprehended; incomprehensible.
1030 Acater (n.) See Caterer.
1031 Acates (n. pl.) See Cates.
1032 Acaudate (a.) Tailless.
1033 Acaulescent (a.) Having no stem or caulis, or only a very short one concealed in the ground.
1034 Acauline (a.) Same as Acaulescent.
1035 Acaulose (a.) Alt. of Acaulous
1036 Acaulous (a.) Same as Acaulescent.
1037 acc accelerate
1038 Accadian (a.) Pertaining to a race supposed to have lived in Babylonia before the Assyrian conquest.
1039 accede to agree to a demand, request, or treaty
1040 accede to to agree to the terms or demands that someone has stated
1041 acceded of accede
1042 Accedence (n.) The act of acceding. \Ac*ced"ence\, n. The act of acceding.
1043 accedental accedental
1044 Acceder (n.) One who accedes.
1045 Acceding (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Accede
1046 Accelerando (a.) Gradually accelerating the movement. adj. gradually increasing in tempo; adv. with increasing speed; n. a gradually increasing tempo of music
1047 accelerant another name for accelerator
1048 accelerate begin to move more quickly
1049 accelerated a wide variety of adj. caused to go more rapidly; speeded up, as of an academic course of accelerate
1050 accelerated velocity Acceleration, in physics, is the rate of change of velocity of an object with respect to time.
1051 Accelerating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Accelerate
1052 acceleration n. the act of speeding up, increasing the speed; an increase in rate of change; (physics) a rate of increase of velocity
1053 accelerative adj. tending to increase velocity (a.) Relating to acceleration; adding to velocity; quickening.
1054 accelerator n. a valve that regulates the supply of fuel to the engine; a scientific instrument that increases the kinetic energy of charged particles; a pedal that controls the throttle valve; (chemistry) a substance that initiates or accelerates a chemical reaction
1055 Acceleratory (a.) Accelerative.
1056 Accelerograph (n.) An apparatus for studying the combustion of powder in guns, etc.
1057 accelerometer n. an instrument for measuring the acceleration of aircraft or rockets (n.) An apparatus for measuring the velocity imparted by gunpowder.
1058 Accend (v. t.) To set on fire; to kindle.
1059 Accendibility (n.) Capacity of being kindled, or of becoming inflamed; inflammability.
1060 Accendible (a.) Capable of being inflamed or kindled; combustible; inflammable.
1061 Accension (n.) The act of kindling or the state of being kindled; ignition.
1062 Accensor (n.) One of the functionaries who light and trim the tapers.
1063 accent the way that someone speaks, showing where they come from.
1064 accented of accent
1065 Accenting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Accent
1066 Accentless (a.) Without accent.
1067 Accentor (n.) One who sings the leading part; the director or leader. (n.) A genus of European birds so named from their sweet notes), including the hedge warbler. In America sometimes applied to the water thrushes.
1068 Accentuable (a.) Capable of being accented.
1069 Accentual (a.) Of or pertaining to accent; characterized or formed by accent.
1070 Accentuality (n.) The quality of being accentual.
1071 Accentually (adv.) In an accentual manner; in accordance with accent.
1072 accentuate to stress or put an accent on something
1073 accentuated of accentuate
1074 Accentuating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Accentuate
1075 accentuation n. the use or application of an accent; the relative prominence of syllables in a phrase or utterance; the act of giving special importance or significance to something (n.) Act of accentuating; applications of accent. (n.) pitch or modulation of the voic
1076 accept to agree to take something that is offered to you
1077 accept(accommodate) a proposal accept(accommodate) a proposal
1078 accept(embrace) a change accept(embrace) a change
1079 acceptability n. satisfactoriness by virtue of conforming to approved standards (n.) The quality of being acceptable; acceptableness.
1080 acceptable satisfactory and able to be agreed to or approved of
1081 Acceptableness (n.) The quality of being acceptable, or suitable to be favorably received; acceptability.
1082 Acceptably (adv.) In an acceptable manner; in a manner to please or give satisfaction.
1083 acceptance n. the act of taking something that is offered; (contract law) words signifying consent to the terms of an offer (thereby creating a contract); banking: a time draft drawn on and accepted by a bank; the state of being acceptable and accepted; the act of a
1084 Acceptancy (n.) Acceptance.
1085 acceptant adj. accepting willingly (a.) Accepting; receiving. (n.) An accepter.
1086 acceptation to give up a person, objects, or responsibility with the intention of never returning to it, no longer used or occupied, forgo, forsake, to give (oneself) over unrestrainedly n. acceptance as true or valid; the act of accepting with approval; favorable re
1087 accepted adj. generally approved or compelling recognition; generally agreed upon; not subject to dispute; widely accepted as true or worthy; widely or permanently accepted; generally accepted or used; judged to be in conformity with approved usage
1088 Acceptedly (adv.) In a accepted manner; admittedly.
1089 accepter (n.) A person who accepts; a taker. (n.) A respecter; a viewer with partiality. (n.) An acceptor.
1090 Acceptilation (n.) Gratuitous discharge; a release from debt or obligation without payment; free remission.
1091 accepting adj. tolerating without protest (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Accept
1092 Acception (n.) Acceptation; the received meaning.
1093 acceptive adj. inclined to accept rather than reject; accepting willingly (a.) Fit for acceptance. (a.) Ready to accept.
1094 acceptor to humiliate to lower in office or esteem n. the person (or institution) who accepts a check or draft and becomes responsible for paying the party named in the draft when it matures; (chemistry) in the formation of a coordinate bond it is the compound to
1095 accepts consent to receive (a thing offered)
1096 access the method or possibility of getting near to a place or person
1097 access road An access road is a road which enables traffic to reach a particular place or area.
1098 access time to give up power or resign from high position to resign to renounce a throne/right/power To give up claim to - abdicated the throne = renounce abandon
1099 Accessaries (pl. ) of Accessary
1100 Accessarily (adv.) In the manner of an accessary.
1101 Accessariness (n.) The state of being accessary.
1102 accessary something added, not essential; extra
1103 accessed approach or enter (a place)
1104 accessibility to destroy the self-confidence poise or self-possession of n. the attribute of being easy to meet or deal with; the quality of being at hand when needed (n.) The quality of being accessible, or of admitting approach; receptibility.
1105 accessible easy to get, capable of being reached; easy to get along with or talk to; friendly
1106 accessible, nearby capable of being reached
1107 Accessibly (adv.) In an accessible manner.
1108 accessing approach or enter (a place)
1109 accession the attainment or acquisition of a position of rank or power, typically that of monarch or president
1110 accession number Sequential number assigned to each record or volume as it is added to a database
1111 Accessional (a.) Pertaining to accession; additional.
1112 Accessive (a.) Additional.
1113 accessorial adj. nonessential but helpful (a.) Of or pertaining to an accessory; as, accessorial agency, accessorial guilt.
1114 Accessories (pl. ) of Accessory
1115 accessorily (adv.) In the manner of an accessory; auxiliary.
1116 Accessoriness (n.) The state of being accessory, or connected subordinately.
1117 accessorize abridge to shorten by contraction especially of words shorten curtail brief truncate to make briefer
1118 accessory a person who knowingly conceals or assists another who has committed a felony
1119 Acciaccatura (n.) A short grace note, one semitone below the note to which it is prefixed; -- used especially in organ music. Now used as equivalent to the short appoggiatura.
1120 Accidence (n.) The accidents, of inflections of words; the rudiments of grammar. (n.) The rudiments of any subject.
1121 accident something bad that happens that is not expected or intended
1122 accident insurance insurance providing compensation for accidental injury or death
1123 accidental happening by chance, unintentionally, or unexpectedly.
1124 accidental colors Alternative form of accidental colour.
1125 accidental error Kidnap carry off
1126 accidental insurance insurance against loss through accidental bodily injury to the insured
1127 Accidentalism (n.) Accidental character or effect.
1128 Accidentality (n.) The quality of being accidental; accidentalness.
1129 accidentally by chance or by mistake
1130 Accidentalness (n.) The quality of being accidental; casualness.
1131 accidently accidently
1132 accidentprone having more than the average number of accidents
1133 accidents an unfortunate mishap
1134 Accidie (n.) Sloth; torpor.
1135 Accipenser (n.) See Acipenser.
1136 Accipient (n.) A receiver.
1137 Accipiter (n.) A genus of rapacious birds; one of the Accipitres or Raptores. (n.) A bandage applied over the nose, resembling the claw of a hawk. deviating from the norm, deviating from the usual or natural n. type genus of the family Accipitridae
1138 Accipiters (pl. ) of Accipiter
1139 accipitral the act of departing from the right/normal/usual course (n.) Pertaining to, or of the nature of, a falcon or hawk; hawklike.
1140 Accipitres (pl. ) of Accipiter (n. pl.) The order that includes rapacious birds. They have a hooked bill, and sharp, strongly curved talons. There are three families, represented by the vultures, the falcons or hawks, and the owls.
1141 Accipitrine (a.) Like or belonging to the Accipitres; raptorial; hawklike.
1142 Accismus (n.) Affected refusal; coyness.
1143 Accite (v. t.) To cite; to summon.
1144 acclaim public approval and praise
1145 Acclaimer (n.) One who acclaims.
1146 acclamation n. enthusiastic approval
1147 acclamatory (a.) Pertaining to, or expressing approval by, acclamation.
1148 acclimatable A state of suspension or temporary inaction temporary inactivity (a.) Capable of being acclimated.
1149 Acclimatation (n.) Acclimatization.
1150 acclimate to become accustomed to a new climate or conditions
1151 acclimate A to B acclimate A to B
1152 acclimated of acclimate
1153 Acclimatement (n.) Acclimation.
1154 Acclimating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Acclimate
1155 acclimation n. adaptation to a new climate (a new temperature or altitude or environment) (n.) The process of becoming, or the state of being, acclimated, or habituated to a new climate; acclimatization.
1156 Acclimatizable (a.) Capable of being acclimatized.
1157 acclimatization something or someone extremely repugnant or loathsome n. adaptation to a new climate (a new temperature or altitude or environment) (n.) The act of acclimatizing; the process of inuring to a new climate, or the state of being so inured.
1158 acclimatize to get used to
1159 acclimatized of acclimatize
1160 Acclimatizing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Acclimatize
1161 Acclimature (n.) The act of acclimating, or the state of being acclimated.
1162 Acclive (a.) Acclivous.
1163 Acclivities (pl. ) of Acclivity
1164 Acclivitous (a.) Acclivous.
1165 acclivity an upward slope or grade (as in a road)
1166 acclivous to endure to remain fixed in a state or condition accept or act in accordance with inhabit colonize reside remain sojourn (a.) Sloping upward; rising as a hillside; -- opposed to declivous.
1167 Accloy (v. t.) To fill to satiety; to stuff full; to clog; to overload; to burden. See Cloy.
1168 Accoast (v. t. & i.) To lie or sail along the coast or side of; to accost.
1169 Accoil (v. t.) To gather together; to collect. (v. t.) To coil together.
1170 accolade a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction
1171 Accombination (n.) A combining together.
1172 Accommodable (a.) That may be accommodated, fitted, or made to agree.
1173 Accommodableness (n.) The quality or condition of being accommodable.
1174 accommodate to provide with a place to live or to be stored in
1175 accommodate A to B accommodate A to B
1176 accommodate A with B accommodate A with B
1177 accommodated of accommodate
1178 Accommodately (adv.) Suitably; fitly.
1179 Accommodateness (n.) Fitness.
1180 accommodating adj. helpful in bringing about a harmonious adaptation; obliging; willing to do favors (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Accommodate (a.) Affording, or disposed to afford, accommodation; obliging; as an accommodating man, spirit, arrangement.
1181 accommodation a place to live, work, stay, etc. in
1182 accommodation bill faculty capacity competence
1183 accommodation ladder hopeless wretched in a miserable or low condition miserable mean cast down in spirit
1184 accommodation load accommodation load
1185 accommodation train to reject renounce To recant repudiate under oath. to abstain from
1186 accommodation unit made smaller by melting
1187 accommodationds accommodationds
1188 accommodations Accommodation is used to refer to buildings or rooms where people live or stay.
1189 accommodative adj. tending to reconcile or accommodate; bringing into harmony; willing to adjust to differences in order to obtain agreement; helpful in bringing about a harmonious adaptation
1190 accommodator n. someone who performs a service or does a favor (n.) He who, or that which, accommodates.
1191 accomodate to provide with something desired needed or suited (as a helpful service a loan or lodgings)
1192 Accompanable (a.) Sociable.
1193 Accompanied to go with, to have played music for a song or a singer
1194 Accompanier (n.) He who, or that which, accompanies.
1195 accompaniment playing music for the song or a singer; a musical part that supports or partners a solo instrument, voice, or group
1196 accompanist a person who provides a music to another musician or to a singer
1197 accompany to go with someone or to be provided or exist at the same time as something
1198 accompanying adj. following as a consequence (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Accompany
1199 Accompletive (a.) Tending to accomplish.
1200 accomplice a person who joins with another in carrying out some plan
1201 Accompliceship (n.) The state of being an accomplice.
1202 Accomplicity (n.) The act or state of being an accomplice.
1203 accomplish to finish something successfully or to achieve something
1204 accomplishable adj. capable of existing or taking place or proving true; possible to do (a.) Capable of being accomplished; practicable.
1205 accomplished skilled, talented and able
1206 Accomplisher (n.) One who accomplishes.
1207 Accomplishing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Accomplish
1208 accomplishment win, success, achievement, the act of achieving something
1209 Accompt (n.) See Account.
1210 Accomptable (a.) See Accountable.
1211 Accomptant (n.) See Accountant.
1212 accord give or grant someone (power, status or recognition)
1213 accord with accord with
1214 Accordable (a.) Agreeing. (a.) Reconcilable; in accordance.
1215 accordance following
1216 Accordancy (n.) Accordance.
1217 Accordant (a.) Agreeing; consonant; harmonious; corresponding; conformable; -- followed by with or to.
1218 Accordantly (adv.) In accordance or agreement; agreeably; conformably; -- followed by with or to.
1219 accorded of accord
1220 Accorder (n.) One who accords, assents, or concedes.
1221 according agreeing
1222 according ti If someone says that something is true according to a particular person, book, or other source of information, they are indicating where they got their information.
1223 according to as stated by
1224 According to the weather forecast the typhoon is likely to approach the coast. According to the weather forecast the typhoon is likely to approach the coast.
1225 accordingly in a way that is suitable or right for the situation
1226 accordion a portable box-shaped free-reed instrument
1227 accordion door principles or measures fostering abolition especially of slavery
1228 accordion pleats persist in slavery
1229 Accordionist (n.) A player on the accordion.
1230 Accordment (v.) Agreement; reconcilement.
1231 accost to approach and speak to (someone) in a changing or threatening way
1232 Accostable (a.) Approachable; affable.
1233 accosted of accost (a.) supported on both sides by other charges; also, side by side.
1234 Accosting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Accost
1235 accouchement to dislike strongly n. the parturition process in human beings; having a baby; the process of giving birth to a child (n.) Delivery in childbed
1236 accoucheur to dislike strongly n. a physician specializing in obstetrics (n.) A man who assists women in childbirth; a man midwife; an obstetrician.
1237 accoucheuse something despised or abhorred extreme loathing n. a woman skilled in aiding the delivery of babies (n.) A midwife.
1238 account an arrangement with a bank to keep your money there
1239 account book A book in which accounts are kept.
1240 account current A summary of the performance of each individual insurance agent in the company.
1241 account day (on the London Stock Exchange) the day on which deliveries and payments relating to transactions made during the preceding account are made
1242 account executive to begin with
1243 account for to give a reason for, form the whole of
1244 account rendered an account presented by a creditor to a debtor for examination and settlement.
1245 account sales account sales
1246 accountability the fact of being responsible for what you do and able to give a satisfactory reason for it
1247 accountable to be completely responsible
1248 Accountable ness (n.) The quality or state of being accountable; accountability.
1249 Accountably (adv.) In an accountable manner.
1250 accountancy a. Discussion-friendly
1251 accountant someone who keeps or examines the records of money received, paid, and owed by a company or person
1252 accountant general the name of a government post in several countries.
1253 Accountantship (n.) The office or employment of an accountant.
1254 accounted of account
1255 accounted for be the reason or explanation for
1256 accounting n. a system that provides quantitative information about finances; a convincing explanation that reveals basic causes; a bookkeeper's chronological list of related debits and credits of a business; forms part of a ledger of accounts; the occupation of mai
1257 Accounts a report or description of an event or experience.
1258 accounts payable the amounts in a company's accounts that show money that it owes
1259 accounts receivable the amounts in a company's accounts that show money that is owed to the company by its customers
1260 Accouple (v. t.) To join; to couple.
1261 Accouplement (n.) The act of coupling, or the state of being coupled; union. (n.) That which couples, as a tie or brace. honest and open being without deception in a straightforward manner
1262 Accourage (v. t.) To encourage.
1263 Accourt (v. t.) To treat courteously; to court.
1264 accouter clothe or equip in something noticeable or impressive
1265 accoutered of accoutre
1266 Accoutering (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Accoutre
1267 accouterments additional items of dress or equipment, or other items carried or worn by a person or used for a particular activity.
1268 Accoutre (v. t.) To furnish with dress, or equipments, esp. those for military service; to equip; to attire; to array.
1269 Accoutred of Accoutre
1270 Accoutrements (n. pl.) Dress; trappings; equipment; specifically, the devices and equipments worn by soldiers.
1271 Accoutring of Accoutre
1272 Accoy (v. t.) To render quiet; to soothe. (v. t.) To subdue; to tame; to daunt.
1273 Accra a wearing grinding or rubbing away by friction n. the capital and largest city of Ghana with a deep-water port
1274 accredit give credit to (someone) for something
1275 accredit to officially recognized as meeting the essential requirements, as of academic excellence
1276 accreditation to reduce the amount of something, especially a natural supply
1277 accredited alongside adj. given official approval to act of accredit
1278 Accrediting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Accredit
1279 accrediting agency accrediting agency
1280 Accrementitial (a.) Pertaining to accremention.
1281 Accrementition (n.) The process of generation by development of blastema, or fission of cells, in which the new formation is in all respect like the individual from which it proceeds.
1282 Accresce (v. i.) To accrue. (v. i.) To increase; to grow.
1283 Accrescence (n.) Continuous growth; an accretion.
1284 Accrescent (a.) Growing; increasing. (a.) Growing larger after flowering.
1285 accrete grow by accumulation or coalescence
1286 accretion the process of growth or increase, typically by the gradual accumulation of additional layers or matter
1287 accretive adj. growing by accretion (a.) Relating to accretion; increasing, or adding to, by growth.
1288 Accriminate (v. t.) To accuse of a crime.
1289 Accroach (v. t.) To hook, or draw to one's self as with a hook. (v. t.) To usurp, as jurisdiction or royal prerogatives.
1290 Accroachment (n.) An encroachment; usurpation.
1291 accrual to abolish usually by authority to nullify to cancel by authority repeal. n. the act of accumulating (n.) Accrument.
1292 accrue (sums of money or benefits) received by someone in regular or increasing amounts overtime
1293 accrued of accrue
1294 Accruer (n.) The act of accruing; accretion; as, title by accruer.
1295 Accruing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Accrue
1296 Accrument (n.) The process of accruing, or that which has accrued; increase.
1297 Accubation (n.) The act or posture of reclining on a couch, as practiced by the ancients at meals.
1298 acculturate v. assimilate culturally
1299 acculturation n. the process of assimilating new ideas into an existing cognitive structure; all the knowledge and values shared by a society; the adoption of the behavior patterns of the surrounding culture
1300 Accumb (v. i.) To recline, as at table.
1301 Accumbency (n.) The state of being accumbent or reclining.
1302 Accumbent (a.) Leaning or reclining, as the ancients did at their meals. (a.) Lying against anything, as one part of a leaf against another leaf. (n.) One who reclines at table.
1303 Accumber (v. t.) To encumber.
1304 accumulate to collect a large number of things over a long period of time
1305 accumulated of accumulate
1306 Accumulating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Accumulate
1307 accumulation piling up
1308 accumulative process of grafting adj. marked by acquiring or amassing; increasing by successive addition (a.) Characterized by accumulation; serving to collect or amass; cumulative; additional.
1309 accumulator to leave secretly and hide oneself to run away secretly to go away hastily or secretly to hide To depart suddenly and secretly as for the purpose of escaping arrest. to depart secretly and hide oneself n. (computer science) a register that has a built-in
1310 accuracy the fact of being exact or correct
1311 accurate correct, exact, and without any mistakes
1312 accurately correctly and without making any mistakes
1313 Accurateness (n.) The state or quality of being accurate; accuracy; exactness; nicety; precision.
1314 Accurse (v. t.) To devote to destruction; to imprecate misery or evil upon; to curse; to execrate; to anathematize.
1315 accursed under a curse
1316 accurst adj. under a curse (p. p. & a.) Doomed to destruction or misery; cursed; hence, bad enough to be under the curse; execrable; detestable; exceedingly hateful; -- as, an accursed deed.
1317 accusable oblivious inattentive (a.) Liable to be accused or censured; chargeable with a crime or fault; blamable; -- with of.
1318 Accusal (n.) Accusation.
1319 Accusant (n.) An accuser.
1320 accusation a charge or claim that someone has done something illegal or wrong
1321 accusatival (a.) Pertaining to the accusative case.
1322 accusative adj. containing or expressing accusation; serving as or indicating the object of a v. or of certain prepositions and used for certain other purposes; n. the category of nouns serving as the direct object of a verb (a.) Producing accusations; accusatory. (
1323 Accusatively (adv.) In an accusative manner. (adv.) In relation to the accusative case in grammar.
1324 accusatorial qualified total complete perfect adj. specifically indicating a form of prosecution in which one is publicly accused of and tried for a crime and in which the judge is not also the prosecutor (a.) Accusatory.
1325 Accusatorially (adv.) By way accusation.
1326 accusatory indicating or suggesting that one believes a person has done something wrong
1327 accuse to say that someone has done something morally wrong, illegal
1328 accuse A of B to blame or criticize a person for doing something wrong
1329 accuse of to charge with the fault, offense, or crime
1330 accused someone charged with an offence
1331 accused of charged with a crime, wrongdoing, fault, etc
1332 Accusement (n.) Accusation.
1333 accuser to widen
1334 accusing adj. containing or expressing accusation (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Accuse
1335 Accusingly (adv.) In an accusing manner.
1336 accustom to get used to
1337 Accustomable (a.) Habitual; customary; wonted.
1338 Accustomably (adv.) According to custom; ordinarily; customarily.
1339 Accustomance (n.) Custom; habitual use.
1340 Accustomarily (adv.) Customarily.
1341 Accustomary (a.) Usual; customary.
1342 accustomed familiar with something; usual
1343 accustomed to accustomed to
1344 Accustomedness (n.) Habituation.
1345 Accustoming (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Accustom
1346 ace a small round stone fruit
1347 acedia n. apathy and inactivity in the practice of virtue (personified as one of the deadly sins)
1348 acehigh characterized by restraint in indulgences such as food and drink Characterized by self denial or abstinence as in the use of drink food. Moderate in the use of food or drink - abstemious in his habits. = temperate marked by restraint especially in the co
1349 Aceldama (n.) The potter's field, said to have lain south of Jerusalem, purchased with the bribe which Judas took for betraying his Master, and therefore called the field of blood. Fig.: A field of bloodshed.
1350 acellular n. duchess order
1351 acentric a. Uncentered
1352 Acephal (n.) One of the Acephala.
1353 Acephala (n. pl.) That division of the Mollusca which includes the bivalve shells, like the clams and oysters; -- so called because they have no evident head. Formerly the group included the Tunicata, Brachiopoda, and sometimes the Bryozoa. See Mollusca.
1354 Acephalan (n.) Same as Acephal. (a.) Belonging to the Acephala.
1355 Acephali (n. pl.) A fabulous people reported by ancient writers to have heads. (n. pl.) A Christian sect without a leader. (n. pl.) Bishops and certain clergymen not under regular diocesan control. (n. pl.) A class of levelers in the time of K. Henry I.
1356 Acephalist (n.) One who acknowledges no head or superior.
1357 Acephalocyst (n.) A larval entozoon in the form of a subglobular or oval vesicle, or hydatid, filled with fluid, sometimes found in the tissues of man and the lower animals; -- so called from the absence of a head or visible organs on the vesicle. These cysts are the
1358 Acephalocystic (a.) Pertaining to, or resembling, the acephalocysts.
1359 acephalous relating to that which is not concrete expressing a quality apart from an object difficult to understand abstruse not applied to actual objects thought of apart from concrete realities theoretical unpracticed having only intrinsic form with little or no a
1360 acer type genus of the Aceraceae; trees or shrubs having wingedfruit
1361 acerate adj. narrow and long and pointed; as pine leaves (n.) A combination of aceric acid with a salifiable base. (a.) Acerose; needle-shaped.
1362 acerb lost in thought deeply engrossed or preoccupied adj. harsh or corrosive in tone; sour or bitter in taste (a.) Sour, bitter, and harsh to the taste, as unripe fruit; sharp and harsh.
1363 acerbate v. make sour or bitter; cause to be bitter or resentful (v. t.) To sour; to imbitter; to irritate.
1364 acerbic sharp and forthright
1365 Acerbitude (n.) Sourness and harshness.
1366 acerbity sharpness and directness in speech
1367 Aceric (a.) Pertaining to, or obtained from, the maple; as, aceric acid.
1368 acerose adj. narrow and long and pointed; as pine leaves (a.) Having the nature of chaff; chaffy. (a.) Needle-shaped, having a sharp, rigid point, as the leaf of the pine.
1369 Acerous (a.) Same as Acerose. (a.) Destitute of tentacles, as certain mollusks. (a.) Without antennae, as some insects.
1370 Acerval (a.) Pertaining to a heap.
1371 acervate to block with obstacles to impede or hinder adj. pertaining to a growth of fungi that forms a heaped-up mass (v. t.) To heap up. (a.) Heaped, or growing in heaps, or closely compacted clusters.
1372 Acervation (n.) A heaping up; accumulation.
1373 Acervative (a.) Heaped up; tending to heap up.
1374 Acervose (a.) Full of heaps.
1375 Acervuline (a.) Resembling little heaps.
1376 Aces (pl. ) of Ace
1377 Acescence (n.) Alt. of Acescency
1378 Acescency (n.) The quality of being acescent; the process of acetous fermentation; a moderate degree of sourness.
1379 acescent accessible patent difficult to understand hard to understand Dealing with matters difficult to be understood. difficult to comprehend RECONDITE (a.) Turning sour; readily becoming tart or acid; slightly sour. (n.) A substance liable to become sour.
1380 Acetable (n.) An acetabulum; or about one eighth of a pint.
1381 acetabular ridiculous illogical irrational unreasonable inconsistent adj. of the cup-shaped socket that receives the head of the thigh bone (a.) Cup-shaped; saucer-shaped; acetabuliform.
1382 Acetabulifera (n. pl.) The division of Cephalopoda in which the arms are furnished with cup-shaped suckers, as the cuttlefishes, squids, and octopus; the Dibranchiata. See Cephalopoda.
1383 Acetabuliferous (a.) Furnished with fleshy cups for adhering to bodies, as cuttlefish, etc.
1384 Acetabuliform (a.) Shaped like a shallow cup; saucer-shaped; as, an acetabuliform calyx.
1385 acetabulum n. the cup-shaped hollow in the hipbone into which the head of the femur fits to form a ball-and-socket joint (n.) A vinegar cup; socket of the hip bone; a measure of about one eighth of a pint, etc. (n.) The bony cup which receives the head of the thigh
1386 acetal n. any organic compound formed by adding alcohol molecules to aldehyde molecules (n.) A limpid, colorless, inflammable liquid from the slow oxidation of alcohol under the influence of platinum black.
1387 acetaldehyde n. a colorless volatile water-soluble liquid aldehyde used chiefly in manufacture of acetic acid and perfumes and drugs (n.) Acetic aldehyde. See Aldehyde.
1388 acetamide n. acetamide
1389 acetaminophen plentiful or amply supplied existing in large quantities large quantities ample n. an analgesic for mild pain; also used as an antipyretic; (Datril, Tylenol, Panadol, Phenaphen, Tempra, and Anacin III are trademarks of brands of acetaminophen tablets)
1390 acetanilide cruel and violent treatment Improper use or handling misuse ill-use maltreat slander reproach to attack in words REVILE n. a white crystalline compound used as an analgesic and also as an antipyretic (n.) A compound of aniline with acetyl, used to allay f
1391 Acetarious (a.) Used in salads; as, acetarious plants.
1392 Acetary (n.) An acid pulp in certain fruits, as the pear.
1393 acetate a chemical substance made from acetic acid
1394 acetate rayon Chemistry. a salt or ester of acetic acid
1395 acetated To touch at the end or boundary line (a.) Combined with acetic acid.
1396 acetic of or like vinegar or acetic acid
1397 acetic acid wretched bottomless
1398 acetic anhydride the anhydride of acetic acid. It is a colorless pungent liquid, used in making synthetic fibers.
1399 Acetification (n.) The act of making acetous or sour; the process of converting, or of becoming converted, into vinegar.
1400 acetified of acetify
1401 Acetifier (n.) An apparatus for hastening acetification.
1402 acetify Pertaining to school theoretical academic interests an academic discussion with no practical implications. = scholastic v. turn acidic; make sour or more sour (v. t.) To convert into acid or vinegar. (v. i.) To turn acid.
1403 Acetifying (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Acetify
1404 Acetimeter (n.) An instrument for estimating the amount of acetic acid in vinegar or in any liquid containing acetic acid.
1405 Acetimetry (n.) The act or method of ascertaining the strength of vinegar, or the proportion of acetic acid contained in it.
1406 Acetin (n.) A combination of acetic acid with glycerin.
1407 Acetize (v. i.) To acetify.
1408 Acetometer (n.) Same as Acetimeter.
1409 acetone n. the simplest ketone; a highly inflammable liquid widely used as an organic solvent and as material for making plastics (n.) A volatile liquid consisting of three parts of carbon, six of hydrogen, and one of oxygen; pyroacetic spirit, -- obtained by the
1410 Acetonic (a.) Of or pertaining to acetone; as, acetonic bodies.
1411 Acetose (a.) Sour like vinegar; acetous.
1412 Acetosity (n.) The quality of being acetous; sourness.
1413 acetous adj. tasting or smelling like vinegar (a.) Having a sour taste; sour; acid. (a.) Causing, or connected with, acetification; as, acetous fermentation.
1414 acetyl n. the organic group of acetic acid (CH3CO-) (n.) A complex, hypothetical radical, composed of two parts of carbon to three of hydrogen and one of oxygen. Its hydroxide is acetic acid.
1415 acetylcholine relating to a place of learning n. a neurotransmitter that is a derivative of choline; released at the ends of nerve fibers in the somatic and parasympathetic nervous systems
1416 acetylene n. a colorless flammable gas used chiefly in welding and in organic synthesis (n.) A gaseous compound of carbon and hydrogen, in the proportion of two atoms of the former to two of the latter. It is a colorless gas, with a peculiar, unpleasant odor, and i
1417 acetylsalicylic acid n. =ASPIRIN n. ASPIRIN
1418 Ach (n.) Alt. of Ache
1419 Achaea a region of ancient Greece on the north coast of the Peloponnese
1420 Achaean (a.) Alt. of Achaian
1421 Achaia Achaia
1422 Achaian (a.) Of or pertaining to Achaia in Greece; also, Grecian. (n.) A native of Achaia; a Greek.
1423 Acharnement (n.) Savage fierceness; ferocity.
1424 Achate (n.) An agate. (n.) Purchase; bargaining. (n.) Provisions. Same as Cates.
1425 Achatina (n.) A genus of land snails, often large, common in the warm parts of America and Africa.
1426 Achatour (n.) Purveyor; acater.
1427 ache to suffer a dull, sustained pain.
1428 Achean (a & n.) See Achaean, Achaian.
1429 ached of ache
1430 achene n. small dry indehiscent fruit with the seed distinct from the fruit wall (n.) Alt. of Achenium
1431 Achenial (a.) Pertaining to an achene.
1432 Achenium (n.) A small, dry, indehiscent fruit, containing a single seed, as in the buttercup; -- called a naked seed by the earlier botanists.
1433 Acheron n. (Greek mythology) a river in Hades across which the souls of the dead were carried by Charon (n.) A river in the Nether World or infernal regions; also, the infernal regions themselves. By some of the English poets it was supposed to be a flaming lake
1434 Acherontic (a.) Of or pertaining to Acheron; infernal; hence, dismal, gloomy; moribund.
1435 Acheulean Acheulean
1436 achievable adj. capable of existing or taking place or proving true; possible to do (a.) Capable of being achieved.
1437 Achievance (n.) Achievement.
1438 achieve to succeed in finishing something or reaching an aim
1439 achieve a goal to finish something successfully or to accomplish something
1440 achieve a success to succeed in finishing something or reaching an aim
1441 achieve growth to get better
1442 achieved of achieve
1443 achievement something very good and difficult that you have succeeded in doing
1444 achievement age the age at which a child should be able to perform a standardized test successfully Compare mental age
1445 achievement quotient believe that something is true approve acknowledge admit
1446 achievement test a test of developed skill or knowledge.
1447 achievements a thing done successfully, typically by effort, courage, or skill.
1448 Achiever (n.) One who achieves; a winner.
1449 Achieving (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Achieve
1450 achilary achilary
1451 Achillean resembling achilles, the hero of the iliad; invincible.
1452 Achilles n. a mythical Greek hero of the Iliad; a foremost Greek warrior at the siege of Troy; when he was a baby his mother tried to make him immortal by bathing him in a magical river but the heel by which she held him remained vulnerable--his `Achilles' heel'
1453 Achilles tendon the body part that joins the muscles of the lower leg to the bone of the heel
1454 Achilles' tendon (n.) The strong tendon formed of the united tendons of the large muscles in the calf of the leg, an inserted into the bone of the heel; -- so called from the mythological account of Achilles being held by the heel when dipped in the River Styx.
1455 Achilous (a.) Without a lip.
1456 Aching (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Ache (a.) That aches; continuously painful. See Ache.
1457 Achiote (n.) Seeds of the annotto tree; also, the coloring matter, annotto.
1458 Achlamydate (a.) Not possessing a mantle; -- said of certain gastropods.
1459 Achlamydeous (a.) Naked; having no floral envelope, neither calyx nor corolla.
1460 achluophobia a fear of night, darkness
1461 Acholia (n.) Deficiency or want of bile.
1462 Acholous (a.) Lacking bile.
1463 achromatic adj. having no hue (a.) Free from color; transmitting light without decomposing it into its primary colors. (a.) Uncolored; not absorbing color from a fluid; -- said of tissue.
1464 Achromatically (adv.) In an achromatic manner.
1465 Achromaticity (n.) Achromatism.
1466 Achromatin (n.) Tissue which is not stained by fluid dyes. n. the part of a cell nucleus that is relatively uncolored by stains or dyes
1467 achromatism the right to approach the ability right or permission to approach approach approach or enter n. the visual property of being without chromatic color (n.) The state or quality of being achromatic; as, the achromatism of a lens; achromaticity.
1468 Achromatization (n.) The act or process of achromatizing.
1469 achromatize v. remove color from (v. t.) To deprive of color; to make achromatic.
1470 achromatized of achromatize
1471 Achromatizing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Achromatize
1472 achromatopsia achromatopsia
1473 Achromatopsy (n.) Color blindness; inability to distinguish colors; Daltonism.
1474 achromic adj. having no color
1475 Achromycin n. an antibiotic (trade name Achromycin) derived from microorganisms of the genus Streptomyces and used broadly to treat infections
1476 Achronic (a.) See Acronyc.
1477 Achroodextrin (n.) Dextrin not colorable by iodine. See Dextrin.
1478 Achroous (a.) Colorless; achromatic.
1479 Achylous (a.) Without chyle.
1480 Achymous (a.) Without chyme.
1481 acicimeter acicimeter
1482 Acicula (n.) One of the needlelike or bristlelike spines or prickles of some animals and plants; also, a needlelike crystal. n. a needlelike part or structure of a plant or animal or crystal; as a spine or bristle or crystal
1483 Aciculae (pl. ) of Acicula
1484 acicular adj. narrow and long and pointed; as pine leaves (a.) Needle-shaped; slender like a needle or bristle, as some leaves or crystals; also, having sharp points like needless.
1485 aciculate accessary of primarily importance a thing of secondary or subordinate importance ADJUNCT adj. related to plants or animals or crystals having aciculae or needlelike parts (a.) Alt. of Aciculated
1486 Aciculated (a.) Furnished with aciculae. (a.) Acicular. (a.) Marked with fine irregular streaks as if scratched by a needle.
1487 Aciculiform (a.) Needle-shaped; acicular.
1488 Aciculite (n.) Needle ore.
1489 acid substances that can react with and sometimes dissolve other materials.
1490 acid dust acid dust
1491 acid rain rain that contains large amounts of harmful chemicals
1492 acid test an upward slope
1493 acid trip praise or honor award An award or salute - a tremendous accolade for a returning hero. = tribute ovation an expression of praise
1494 acidfast not easily decolorized by acid solutions
1495 acidhead happening by chance contingent casual unexpected unintentional occurring unexpectedly or by chance
1496 acidic adj. being or containing an acid; of a solution having an excess of hydrogen atoms (having a pH of less than 7); being sour to the taste (a.) Containing a high percentage of silica; -- opposed to basic.
1497 Acidiferous (a.) Containing or yielding an acid.
1498 Acidifiable (a.) Capable of being acidified, or converted into an acid.
1499 Acidific (a.) Producing acidity; converting into an acid.
1500 acidification n. the process of becoming acid or being converted into an acid (n.) The act or process of acidifying, or changing into an acid.
1501 acidified of acidify
1502 Acidifier (n.) A simple or compound principle, whose presence is necessary to produce acidity, as oxygen, chlorine, bromine, iodine, etc.
1503 acidify to become an acid or to make something become an acid
1504 Acidifying (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Acidify
1505 Acidimeter (n.) An instrument for ascertaining the strength of acids.
1506 Acidimetry (n.) The measurement of the strength of acids, especially by a chemical process based on the law of chemical combinations, or the fact that, to produce a complete reaction, a certain definite weight of reagent is required.
1507 acidity the amount of acid in a substance
1508 Acidly (adv.) Sourly; tartly.
1509 Acidness (n.) Acidity; sourness.
1510 acidophile make unfamiliar with to adapt to a new temperature altitude climate environment or situation n. an organism that thrives in a relatively acid environment
1511 acidophilus milk milk fermented by bacteria; used to treat gastrointestinal disorders
1512 acidosis n. abnormally high acidity (excess hydrogen-ion concentration) of the blood and other body tissues
1513 acids a chemical substance that neutralizes alkalis, dissolves some metals, and turns litmus red
1514 Acidulate (v. t.) To make sour or acid in a moderate degree; to sour somewhat. adapt suit fit make room for hold contain v. make sour or more sour
1515 acidulated of acidulate
1516 Acidulating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Acidulate
1517 Acidulent (a.) Having an acid quality; sour; acidulous.
1518 acidulous adj. being sour to the taste (a.) Slightly sour; sub-acid; sourish; as, an acidulous tincture.
1519 acidy welcoming cooperative
1520 Acierage (n.) The process of coating the surface of a metal plate as a stereotype plate) with steellike iron by means of voltaic electricity; steeling.
1521 aciform (a.) Shaped like a needle.
1522 Acinaceous (a.) Containing seeds or stones of grapes, or grains like them.
1523 Acinaces (n.) A short sword or saber.
1524 Acinaciform (a.) Scimeter-shaped; as, an acinaciform leaf.
1525 Acinesia (n.) Same as Akinesia.
1526 Acinetae (n. pl.) A group of suctorial Infusoria, which in the adult stage are stationary. See Suctoria.
1527 Acinetiform (a.) Resembling the Acinetae.
1528 Acini (pl. ) of Acinus
1529 Aciniform (a.) Having the form of a cluster of grapes; clustered like grapes. (a.) Full of small kernels like a grape.
1530 Acinose (a.) Alt. of Acinous
1531 acinous adj. pertaining to one of the small sacs (as in a compound gland) (a.) Consisting of acini, or minute granular concretions; as, acinose or acinous glands.
1532 Acinus (n.) One of the small grains or drupelets which make up some kinds of fruit, as the blackberry, raspberry, etc. (n.) A grapestone. (n.) One of the granular masses which constitute a racemose or compound gland, as the pancreas; also, one of the saccular re
1533 acious to provide with something desired needed or suited (as a helpful service a loan or lodgings)
1534 Acipenser (n.) A genus of ganoid fishes, including the sturgeons, having the body armed with bony scales, and the mouth on the under side of the head. See Sturgeon.
1535 Aciurgy (n.) Operative surgery.
1536 ack. ack.
1537 ackack artillery designed to shoot upward at airplanes
1538 ackemma to go along or in company with escort attend companion
1539 ackgt x. acknowledg(e)ment
1540 Acknow (v. t.) To recognize. (v. t.) To acknowledge; to confess.
1541 acknowledge to admit to be real or true; recognize the existence, truth, or fact of
1542 acknowledged achieve complete successfully completed done work out fulfill execute complete adj. recognized or made known or admitted; generally accepted of acknowledge
1543 Acknowledgedly (adv.) Confessedly.
1544 acknowledgement skilled proficient n. a statement acknowledging something or someone; the state or quality of being recognized or acknowledged
1545 Acknowledger (n.) One who acknowledges.
1546 Acknowledging (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Acknowledge
1547 acknowledgment the fact of accepting that something is true or right
1548 aclinic to achieve (a.) Without inclination or dipping; -- said the magnetic needle balances itself horizontally, having no dip. The aclinic line is also termed the magnetic equator.
1549 aclutter aclutter
1550 acm air chief marshal
1551 acme best or highest point
1552 acne a condition of the skin in which small red spots appear, usually on the face and neck, esp. in young people
1553 Acnodal (a.) Pertaining to acnodes.
1554 Acnode (n.) An isolated point not upon a curve, but whose coordinates satisfy the equation of the curve so that it is considered as belonging to the curve.
1555 acock (adv.) In a cocked or turned up fashion.
1556 Acockbill (adv.) Hanging at the cathead, ready to let go, as an anchor. (adv.) Topped up; having one yardarm higher than the other.
1557 Acold (a.) Cold.
1558 Acologic (a.) Pertaining to acology.
1559 Acology (n.) Materia medica; the science of remedies.
1560 Acolothist (n.) See Acolythist.
1561 Acolyctine (n.) An organic base, in the form of a white powder, obtained from Aconitum lycoctonum.
1562 acolyte someone who assists a priest or minister in a liturgical service
1563 Acolyth (n.) Same as Acolyte.
1564 Acolythist (n.) An acolyte.
1565 aconcagua n. the highest mountain in the western hemisphere; located in the Andes in western Argentina (22,834 feet high)
1566 Aconddylose (a.) Alt. of Acondylous
1567 Acondylous (a.) Being without joints; jointless.
1568 Aconital (a.) Of the nature of aconite.
1569 aconite n. any of various usually poisonous plants of the genus Aconitum having tuberous roots and palmately lobed leaves and blue or white flowers (n.) The herb wolfsbane, or monkshood; -- applied to any plant of the genus Aconitum tribe Hellebore), all the spec
1570 Aconitia (n.) Same as Aconitine.
1571 aconitic (a.) Of or pertaining to aconite. \Ac`o*nit"ic\, a. Of or pertaining to aconite.
1572 Aconitine (n.) An intensely poisonous alkaloid, extracted from aconite. for that reason
1573 Aconitum (n.) The poisonous herb aconite; also, an extract from it.
1574 Acontia (n. pl.) Threadlike defensive organs, composed largely of nettling cells cnidae), thrown out of the mouth or special pores of certain Actiniae when irritated.
1575 Acontias (n.) Anciently, a snake, called dart snake; now, one of a genus of reptiles closely allied to the lizards.
1576 acopic (a.) Relieving weariness; restorative.
1577 acorn to approach someone to approach and speak to often in a challenging or aggressive way n. fruit of the oak tree: a smooth thin-walled nut in a woody cup-shaped base (n.) The fruit of the oak, being an oval nut growing in a woody cup or cupule. (n.) A cone-
1578 Acorn cup The involucre or cup in which the acorn is fixed.
1579 acorn shell explanations explanation exposition
1580 acorn tube explain
1581 acorn worm an obligation or willingness to accept responsibility or to account for one's actions
1582 Acorned (a.) Furnished or loaded with acorns. (a.) Fed or filled with acorns.
1583 Acorn-shell (n.) One of the sessile cirripeds; a barnacle of the genus Balanus. See Barnacle.
1584 Acosmism (n.) A denial of the existence of the universe as distinct from God.
1585 Acosmist (n.) One who denies the existence of the universe, or of a universe as distinct from God.
1586 Acotyledon (n.) A plant which has no cotyledons, as the dodder and all flowerless plants. responsible for something
1587 Acotyledonous (a.) Having no seed lobes, as the dodder; also applied to plants which have no true seeds, as ferns, mosses, etc.
1588 Acouchy (n.) A small species of agouti Dasyprocta acouchy).
1589 Acoumeter (n.) An instrument for measuring the acuteness of the sense of hearing.
1590 Acoumetry (n.) The measuring of the power or extent of hearing.
1591 acoustic pertaining to the sense or organs of hearing, to sound, or to the science of sound
1592 acoustic phonetics the branch of phonetics concerned with the acoustic properties of human speech Compare auditory phonetics, articulatory phonetics
1593 acoustical adj. of or relating to the science of acoustics (a.) Of or pertaining to acoustics.
1594 acoustical cloud one of a number of acoustic panels installed near the ceiling of a concert hall to reflect sound for improving the acoustic quality of music.
1595 acoustical guitar guitar that produces sound acoustically
1596 acoustical mine A mine with an acoustic circuit which responds to the acoustic field of a ship or sweep. See also mine
1597 Acoustically (adv.) In relation to sound or to hearing.
1598 Acoustician (n.) One versed in acoustics. n. a physicist who specializes in acoustics
1599 acousticon trappings personal clothing accessories or equipment
1600 acoustics n. the study of the physical properties of sound (n.) The science of sounds, teaching their nature, phenomena, and laws.
1601 acoustoelectronics acoustoelectronics
1602 acquaint v. inform; make familiar or acquainted
1603 acquaint A with B acquaint A with B
1604 Acquaintable (a.) Easy to be acquainted with; affable.
1605 acquaintance a person that you have met but do not know well
1606 Acquaintanceship (n.) A state of being acquainted; acquaintance.
1607 Acquaintant (n.) An acquaintance.
1608 acquainted familiar, knowing well, in a relationship where you know someone well
1609 acquainted with known to someone ; having been introduced to
1610 Acquaintedness (n.) State of being acquainted; degree of acquaintance.
1611 Acquainting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Acquaint
1612 Acquest (n.) Acquisition; the thing gained. (n.) Property acquired by purchase, gift, or otherwise than by inheritance.
1613 acquiesce accept something reluctantly but without protest.
1614 acquiesced of acquiesce
1615 acquiescence the reluctant acceptance of something without protest.
1616 Acquiescency (n.) The quality of being acquiescent; acquiescence.
1617 Acquiescent (a.) Resting satisfied or submissive; disposed tacitly to submit; assentive; as, an acquiescent policy.
1618 Acquiescently (adv.) In an acquiescent manner.
1619 Acquiescing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Acquiesce
1620 Acquiet (v. t.) To quiet.
1621 Acquirability (n.) The quality of being acquirable; attainableness.
1622 Acquirable (a.) Capable of being acquired.
1623 acquire to get something
1624 acquired to come into possession or ownership of; get as one's own
1625 Acquirement (n.) The act of acquiring, or that which is acquired; attainment.
1626 Acquirer (n.) A person who acquires.
1627 Acquiring (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Acquire
1628 Acquiry (n.) Acquirement.
1629 Acquisite (a.) Acquired.
1630 acquisition something such as a building, another company, or a piece of land
1631 acquisitions an asset or object bought or obtained, typically by a library or museum.
1632 acquisitive eager to own and collect things
1633 Acquisitively (adv.) In the way of acquisition.
1634 Acquisitiveness (n.) The quality of being acquisitive; propensity to acquire property; desire of possession. (n.) The faculty to which the phrenologists attribute the desire of acquiring and possessing.
1635 Acquisitor (n.) One who acquires.
1636 Acquist (n.) Acquisition; gain.
1637 acquit free (someone) from a criminal charge by a verdict of not guilty.
1638 Acquitment (n.) Acquittal.
1639 acquittal a judgment that a person is not guilty of the crime with which the person has been charged.
1640 acquittance a written receipt attesting the settlement of a fine or debt.
1641 acquitted past tense of acquit
1642 Acquitter (n.) One who acquits or releases.
1643 Acquitting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Acquit
1644 Acrania (n.) Partial or total absence of the skull. (n.) The lowest group of Vertebrata, including the amphioxus, in which no skull exists.
1645 Acranial (a.) Wanting a skull.
1646 Acrase (v. t.) Alt. of Acraze
1647 Acrasia (n.) Alt. of Acrasy
1648 Acraspeda (n. pl.) A group of acalephs, including most of the larger jellyfishes; the Discophora.
1649 Acrasy (n.) Excess; intemperance.
1650 acrawl dissipation the whole everything added up
1651 Acraze (v. t.) To craze. (v. t.) To impair; to destroy.
1652 acrchaeology the study of human history and prehistory through the excavation of sites and the analysis of artifacts and other physical remains.
1653 acre n. a town and port in northwestern Israel in the eastern Mediterranean; a territory of western Brazil bordering on Bolivia and Peru; a unit of area (4840 square yards) used in English-speaking countries (n.) Any field of arable or pasture land. (n.) A pie
1654 Acreable (a.) Of an acre; per acre; as, the acreable produce.
1655 acreage an area of land, typically when used for agricultural purposes, but not necessarily measured in acres.
1656 acred (a.) Possessing acres or landed property; -- used in composition; as, large-acred men.
1657 acrefoot a unit of volume of water in irrigation: the amount covering one acre to a depth of one foot, equal to 43,560 cubic feet
1658 acreinch one-twelfth of an acre-foot, equal to 3630 cubic feet
1659 acres an expression of disapproval, commiseration, or appeal
1660 acrid bitter or pungent smell or taste
1661 acridine charge someone with an offense indict impeach blame charge to charge with a fault or offense
1662 Acridity (n.) Alt. of Acridness
1663 Acridly (adv.) In an acid manner.
1664 Acridness (n.) The quality of being acrid or pungent; irritant bitterness; acrimony; as, the acridity of a plant, of a speech.
1665 acriflavine an orange-brown, granular solid, C 14 H 14 N 3 Cl: used chiefly in medicine as an antiseptic
1666 Acrilan n. acrylic resin used to make a strong soft crease-resistant fabric (trade name Acrilan)
1667 Acrimonies (pl. ) of Acrimony
1668 acrimonious (typically of speech or a debate) angry and bitter.
1669 Acrimoniously (adv.) In an acrimonious manner.
1670 Acrimoniousness (n.) The quality of being acrimonious; asperity; acrimony.
1671 acrimony bitterness or ill feeling.
1672 Acrisia (n.) Alt. of Acrisy
1673 Acrisy (n.) Inability to judge. (n.) Undecided character of a disease.
1674 Acrita (n. pl.) The lowest groups of animals, in which no nervous system has been observed.
1675 Acritan (a.) Of or pertaining to the Acrita. (n.) An individual of the Acrita.
1676 Acrite (a.) Acritan.
1677 Acritical (a.) Having no crisis; giving no indications of a crisis; as, acritical symptoms, an acritical abscess.
1678 Acritochromacy (n.) Color blindness; achromatopsy.
1679 Acritude (n.) Acridity; pungency joined with heat.
1680 Acrity (n.) Sharpness; keenness.
1681 acro the highest
1682 Acroamatic (a.) Alt. of Acroamatical
1683 Acroamatical (a.) Communicated orally; oral; -- applied to the esoteric teachings of Aristotle, those intended for his genuine disciples, in distinction from his exoteric doctrines, which were adapted to outsiders or the public generally. Hence: Abstruse; profound.
1684 Acroatic (a.) Same as Acroamatic.
1685 acrobat n. an athlete who performs acts requiring skill and agility and coordination (n.) One who practices rope dancing, high vaulting, or other daring gymnastic feats.
1686 acrobatic (a.) Pertaining to an acrobat.
1687 acrobatics n. the performance of stunts while in flight in an aircraft; the gymnastic moves of an acrobat
1688 Acrobatism (n.) Feats of the acrobat; daring gymnastic feats; high vaulting.
1689 Acrocarpous (a.) Having a terminal fructification; having the fruit at the end of the stalk. (a.) Having the fruit stalks at the end of a leafy stem, as in certain mosses.
1690 Acrocephalic (a.) Characterized by a high skull.
1691 Acrocephaly (n.) Loftiness of skull.
1692 Acroceraunian (a.) Of or pertaining to the high mountain range of "thunder-smitten" peaks now Kimara), between Epirus and Macedonia.
1693 Acrodactylum (n.) The upper surface of the toes, individually.
1694 Acrodont (n.) One of a group of lizards having the teeth immovably united to the top of the alveolar ridge. (a.) Of or pertaining to the acrodonts.
1695 Acrogen (n.) A plant of the highest class of cryptogams, including the ferns, etc. See Cryptogamia. n. any flowerless plant such as a fern (pteridophyte) or moss (bryophyte) in which growth occurs only at the tip of the main stem
1696 acrogenous adj. pertaining to flowerless plants (ferns or mosses) in which growth occurs only at the tip of the main stem (a.) Increasing by growth from the extremity; as, an acrogenous plant.
1697 acrolect bitter sour or bitter in taste biting bitter in tone or taste
1698 acrolein n. a pungent colorless unsaturated liquid aldehyde made from propene (n.) A limpid, colorless, highly volatile liquid, obtained by the dehydration of glycerin, or the destructive distillation of neutral fats containing glycerin. Its vapors are intensely i
1699 Acrolith (n.) A statue whose extremities are of stone, the trunk being generally of wood.
1700 Acrolithan (a.) Alt. of Acrolithic
1701 Acrolithic (a.) Pertaining to, or like, an acrolith.
1702 acromegalic adj. having abnormal size with overgrown extremities resulting from abnormal pituitary secretion
1703 acromegaly n. enlargement of bones of hands and feet and face; often accompanied by headache and muscle pain and emotional disturbances; caused by overproduction of growth hormone by the anterior pituitary gland (due to a tumor) (n.) Chronic enlargement of the extre
1704 Acromial (a.) Of or pertaining to the acromion.
1705 Acromion (n.) The outer extremity of the shoulder blade.
1706 Acromonogrammatic (a.) Having each verse begin with the same letter as that with which the preceding verse ends.
1707 acronical hurt pain
1708 Acronyc (a.) Alt. of Acronychal
1709 Acronycally (adv.) In an acronycal manner as rising at the setting of the sun, and vice versa.
1710 Acronychal (a.) Rising at sunset and setting at sunrise, as a star; -- opposed to cosmical.
1711 Acronyctous (a.) Acronycal.
1712 acronym an abbreviation formed from the initial letters of other words and pronounced as a word
1713 acronymize acronymize
1714 acronymous adj. characterized by the use of acronyms
1715 Acrook (adv.) Crookedly.
1716 Acropetal (a.) Developing from below towards the apex, or from the circumference towards the center; centripetal; -- said of certain inflorescence.
1717 acrophobe acrophobe
1718 acrophobia n. a morbid fear of great heights
1719 Acrophony (n.) The use of a picture symbol of an object to represent phonetically the initial sound of the name of the object. n. naming a letter of the alphabet by using a word whose initial sound is the sound represented by that letter
1720 Acropodium (n.) The entire upper surface of the foot.
1721 acropolis n. the citadel in ancient Greek towns (n.) The upper part, or the citadel, of a Grecian city; especially, the citadel of Athens.
1722 Acropolitan (a.) Pertaining to an acropolis.
1723 acrosin gain
1724 Acrospire (n.) The sprout at the end of a seed when it begins to germinate; the plumule in germination; -- so called from its spiral form. (v. i.) To put forth the first sprout.
1725 Acrospore (n.) A spore borne at the extremity of the cells of fructification in fungi.
1726 Acrosporous (a.) Having acrospores.
1727 across to, toward, or from the far side of
1728 across the board affecting everyone or everything within an organization, system, or society.
1729 acrosstheboard affecting everything or everyone in a society, an organization, etc., equally
1730 acrossthetable having no hue consisting of black gray or white
1731 acrostic sour biting n. verse in which certain letters such as the first in each line form a word or message; a puzzle where you fill a square grid with words reading the same down as across (n.) A composition, usually in verse, in which the first or the last lett
1732 Acrostical (n.) Pertaining to, or characterized by, acrostics.
1733 Acrostically (adv.) After the manner of an acrostic.
1734 Acrotarsium (n.) The instep or front of the tarsus.
1735 Acroteleutic (n.) The end of a verse or psalm, or something added thereto, to be sung by the people, by way of a response.
1736 Acroter (n.) Same as Acroterium.
1737 Acroteria (pl. ) of Acroterium
1738 Acroterial (a.) Pertaining to an acroterium; as, acroterial ornaments.
1739 acroterion a pedestal placed on a pediment to support a statue or other ornamentation; also : an ornament similarly placed (as on the prow of a galley)
1740 Acroterium (n.) One of the small pedestals, for statues or other ornaments, placed on the apex and at the basal angles of a pediment. Acroteria are also sometimes placed upon the gables in Gothic architecture. (n.) One of the pedestals, for vases or statues, forming
1741 acrotheater acrotheater
1742 Acrotic (a.) Pertaining to or affecting the surface.
1743 Acrotism (n.) Lack or defect of pulsation.
1744 Acrotomous (a.) Having a cleavage parallel with the base.
1745 acryl Acrylic is a kind of plastic, fabric, fiber, or paint that's made from acrylic acid. You might knit your mom an acrylic hat if she's allergic to wool
1746 acrylamide n. a white crystalline amide of propenoic acid can damage the nervous system and is carcinogenic in laboratory animals
1747 acrylic n. a synthetic fabric; used especially by artists; a glassy thermoplastic; can be cast and molded or used in coatings and adhesives; polymerized from acrylonitrile (a.) Of or containing acryl, the hypothetical radical of which acrolein is the hydride; as,
1748 acrylic acid to show that you have seen and recognized someone confess own admit
1749 acrylic fiber any of the group of synthetic textile fibers, as Orlon, made by the polymerization of acrylonitrile as the principal component with one or more other monomers
1750 acrylic resin a glassy thermoplastic made by polymerizing acrylic acid or methacrylic acid or a derivative of either and used for cast and molded parts or as coatings and adhesives
1751 acrylonitrile n. a colorless liquid unsaturated nitrile made from propene
1752 act the process of doing or performing something; a law; a chapter in a play
1753 act as, serve as, function as to perform a particular role or function
1754 act for if somebody acts for you or acts on behalf of you, they deal with your affairs for you, for example by representing you in court, or by doing your duty when you are not able to
1755 Act of Congress statute enacted by the United States Congress
1756 Act on apply power, power being applied
1757 act one's age to behave in a way suitable for someone as old as you are
1758 act out to reproduce (an idea, former event, etc) in actions, often by mime
1759 act up any of a variety of plants grown indoors for decorative purposes
1760 actable the highest point the highest point or stage adj. capable of being acted; suitable for the stage (a.) Capable of being acted.
1761 acted of act
1762 actin n. one of the proteins into which actomyosin can be split; can exist in either a globular or a fibrous form
1763 Actinal (a.) Pertaining to the part of a radiate animal which contains the mouth.
1764 Actinaria (n. pl.) A large division of Anthozoa, including those which have simple tentacles and do not form stony corals. Sometimes, in a wider sense, applied to all the Anthozoa, expert the Alcyonaria, whether forming corals or not.
1765 acting adj. serving temporarily especially as a substitute; n. the performance of a part or role in a drama (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Act (a.) Operating in any way. (a.) Doing duty for another; officiating; as, an acting superintendent.
1766 actinia n. any sea anemone or related animal; a genus of sea anemone common in rock pools (n.) An animal of the class Anthozoa, and family Actinidae. From a resemblance to flowers in form and color, they are often called animal flowers and sea anemones. [See Poly
1767 Actiniae (pl. ) of Actinia
1768 Actinias (pl. ) of Actinia
1769 actinic adj. relating to or exhibiting actinism (a.) Of or pertaining to actinism; as, actinic rays.
1770 actinide n. any of a series of radioactive elements with atomic numbers 89 through 103
1771 actinide series to notify
1772 actiniform (a.) Having a radiated form, like a sea anemone.
1773 actinism a person known to one someone whom one knows slightly associate companion n. the property of radiation that enables it to produce photochemical effects (n.) The property of radiant energy found chiefly in solar or electric light) by which chemical changes
1774 actinium n. a radioactive element of the actinide series; found in uranium ores (n.) A supposed metal, said by Phipson to be contained in commercial zinc; -- so called because certain of its compounds are darkened by exposure to light.
1775 Actino-chemistry (n.) Chemistry in its relations to actinism.
1776 Actinograph (n.) An instrument for measuring and recording the variations in the actinic or chemical force of rays of light.
1777 actinoid adj. having a radial form; n. any of a series of radioactive elements with atomic numbers 89 through 103 (a.) Having the form of rays; radiated, as an actinia.
1778 actinolite n. Kind of footstone
1779 Actinolitic (a.) Of the nature of, or containing, actinolite.
1780 Actinology (n.) The science which treats of rays of light, especially of the actinic or chemical rays.
1781 Actinomere (n.) One of the radial segments composing the body of one of the Coelenterata.
1782 Actinometer (n.) An instrument for measuring the direct heating power of the sun's rays. (n.) An instrument for measuring the actinic effect of rays of light. to agree by being silent or not objecting n. an instrument for measuring the intensity of electromagnetic ra
1783 Actinometric (a.) Pertaining to the measurement of the intensity of the solar rays, either a) heating, or b) actinic.
1784 Actinometry (n.) The measurement of the force of solar radiation. (n.) The measurement of the chemical or actinic energy of light. n. measuring the intensity of electromagnetic radiation (especially of the sun's rays)
1785 actinomyces obtain something to come into one's possesion buy obtain learn develop gain develop through effort secure earn n. soil-inhabiting saprophytes and disease-producing plant and animal parasites
1786 actinomycete developed or learned not naturally occurring n. any bacteria (some of which are pathogenic for humans and animals) belonging to the order Actinomycetales
1787 actinomycin n. any of various red antibiotics isolated from soil bacteria
1788 actinomycosis the attainment or purchase of something gaining possession to purchase or gain something the act of acquiring n. disease of cattle that can be transmitted to humans; results from infection with actinomycetes; characterized by hard swellings that exude pus
1789 actinon n. any of a series of radioactive elements with atomic numbers 89 through 103
1790 Actinophorous (a.) Having straight projecting spines.
1791 Actinosome (n.) The entire body of a coelenterate.
1792 Actinost (n.) One of the bones at the base of a paired fin of a fish.
1793 Actinostome (n.) The mouth or anterior opening of a coelenterate animal.
1794 actinotherapy greedy n. (medicine) the treatment of disease (especially cancer) by exposure to a radioactive substance
1795 Actinotrocha (n. pl.) A peculiar larval form of Phoronis, a genus of marine worms, having a circle of ciliated tentacles.
1796 actinouranium to find not guilty to discharge completely
1797 Actinozoa (n. pl.) A group of Coelenterata, comprising the Anthozoa and Ctenophora. The sea anemone, or actinia, is a familiar example.
1798 Actinozoal (a.) Of or pertaining to the Actinozoa.
1799 actinozoan n. sessile marine coelenterates including solitary and colonial polyps; the medusoid phase is entirely suppressed
1800 Actinozoon (n.) One of the Actinozoa.
1801 Actinula (n. pl.) A kind of embryo of certain hydroids Tubularia), having a stellate form.
1802 action the state or process of acting or doing
1803 actionable if something is actionable, it gives someone a good reason for accusing
1804 Actionably (adv.) In an actionable manner.
1805 Actionary (n.) Alt. of Actionist
1806 Actionist (n.) A shareholder in joint-stock company. to relieve from a charge of fault or crime declare not guilty
1807 actionless (a.) Void of action.
1808 actions the fact or process of doing something, typically to achieve an aim.
1809 activate to cause something to start working
1810 activate, vitalize, invigorate, revive, revitalize, reinvigorate activate, vitalize, invigorate, revive, revitalize, reinvigorate
1811 activated adj. set up and placed on active assignment; rendered active; e.g. rendered radioactive or luminescent or photosensitive or conductive; (of e.g. a molecule) made reactive or more reactive; (of sewage) treated with aeration and bacteria to aid decompositio
1812 activated carbon powdered or granular carbon used for purifying by adsorption; given orally (as a slurry) it is an antidote for some kinds of poisons
1813 activation n. making active and effective (as a bomb); stimulation of activity in an organism or chemical; the activity of causing to have energy and be active
1814 activator bitter sharp gentle harsh having an irritatingly pungent or harsh taste or odor Harshly pungent or bitter sharp and harsh or unpleasantly pungent in taste or odor IRRITATING n. (biology) any agency bringing about activation; a molecule that increases the
1815 active being in a state of existence, progress, or motion
1816 active volcano active volcano
1817 actively in a way that involves positive action; in an energetic or vigorous way.
1818 Activeness (n.) The quality of being active; nimbleness; quickness of motion; activity.
1819 activism n. a policy of taking direct and militant action to achieve a political or social goal
1820 activist a person who believes strongly in political change and takes part in activities
1821 activists advocating or engaged in activism
1822 Activities (pl. ) of Activity
1823 activity the situation in which a lot of things are happening or people are moving around
1824 activize activize
1825 Actless (a.) Without action or spirit.
1826 acton (n.) A stuffed jacket worn under the mail, or later) a jacket plated with mail.
1827 actor a person who behaves in the manner of a character in a play or movie
1828 actors a theatrical performer
1829 actress a female actor
1830 Acts n. a New Testament book describing the development of the early church from Christ's Ascension to Paul's sojourn at Rome
1831 actual existing in fact
1832 Actualist (n.) One who deals with or considers actually existing facts and conditions, rather than fancies or theories; -- opposed to idealist.
1833 actualite the truth
1834 Actualities (pl. ) of Actuality
1835 actuality a fact
1836 actualization n. making real or giving the appearance of reality (n.) A making actual or really existent.
1837 actualize x. put together
1838 actually used when you are saying what is the truth of a situation
1839 Actually, this method has plenty of room for improvement. Actually, this method has plenty of room for improvement.
1840 Actualness (n.) Quality of being actual; actuality.
1841 actuarial adj. of or relating to the work of an actuary (a.) Of or pertaining to actuaries; as, the actuarial value of an annuity.
1842 Actuaries (pl. ) of Actuary
1843 actuary a person who calculates how likely accidents, such as fire, flood, or loss of property, are to happen, and tells insurance companies how much they should charge their customers
1844 actuate to make a machine work or be the reason a personacts in a certain way
1845 actuated of actuate
1846 Actuating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Actuate
1847 actuation n. the act of propelling (n.) A bringing into action; movement.
1848 actuator a. flower-bearing
1849 Actuose (a.) Very active.
1850 Actuosity (n.) Abundant activity.
1851 Acture (n.) Action.
1852 Acturience (n.) Tendency or impulse to act.
1853 Acuate (v. t.) To sharpen; to make pungent; to quicken. (a.) Sharpened; sharp-pointed.
1854 Acuation (n.) Act of sharpening.
1855 Acuition (n.) The act of sharpening.
1856 acuity the ability to hear, see, or think accurately andclearly
1857 aculeate adj. having or resembling a stinger or barb (a.) Having a sting; covered with prickles; sharp like a prickle. (a.) Having prickles, or sharp points; beset with prickles. (a.) Severe or stinging; incisive.
1858 Aculeated (a.) Having a sharp point; armed with prickles; prickly; aculeate.
1859 Aculei (pl. ) of Aculeus
1860 Aculeiform (a.) Like a prickle.
1861 Aculeolate (a.) Having small prickles or sharp points.
1862 Aculeous (a.) Aculeate.
1863 Aculeus (n.) A prickle growing on the bark, as in some brambles and roses. (n.) A sting. n. a sharp-pointed process especially a sting of a hymenopterous insect; a stiff sharp-pointed plant process
1864 acumen skill in making correct decisions and judgments in a particular subject, such as business or politics
1865 acuminate energetic lively brisk positive adj. of a leaf shape; narrowing to a slender point; v. make sharp or acute; taper; make (something) come to a point (a.) Tapering to a point; pointed; as, acuminate leaves, teeth, etc. (v. t.) To render sharp or keen. (v. i
1866 Acumination (n.) A sharpening; termination in a sharp point; a tapering point.
1867 Acuminose (a.) Terminating in a flat, narrow end.
1868 acuminous (a.) Characterized by acumen; keen.
1869 acunation acunation
1870 acupressure n. treatment of symptoms by applying pressure with the fingers to specific pressure points on the body (n.) A mode of arresting hemorrhage resulting from wounds or surgical operations, by passing under the divided vessel a needle, the ends of which are le
1871 Acupuncturation (n.) See Acupuncture.
1872 acupuncture treating patients with needles
1873 acupuncturist a room used primarily for sleeping
1874 acurate acurate
1875 acushla DARLING
1876 Acustumaunce (n.) See Accustomance.
1877 Acutangular (a.) Acute-angled.
1878 acute having a sharp edge, sensitive
1879 acute angle an angle less than 90 degrees but more than 0 degrees
1880 Acute-angled (a.) Having acute angles; as, an acute-angled triangle, a triangle with every one of its angles less than a right angle.
1881 acutecare acutecare
1882 Acutely (adv.) In an acute manner; sharply; keenly; with nice discrimination.
1883 Acuteness (n.) The quality of being acute or pointed; sharpness; as, the acuteness of an angle. (n.) The faculty of nice discernment or perception; acumen; keenness; sharpness; sensitiveness; -- applied to the senses, or the understanding. By acuteness of feeling,
1884 Acutifoliate (a.) Having sharp-pointed leaves.
1885 Acutilobate (a.) Having acute lobes, as some leaves.
1886 acyclice not displaying or forming part of a cycle.
1887 ad advertisement
1888 Ad- As a prefix ad- assumes the forms ac-, af-, ag-, al-, an-, ap-, ar-, as-, at-, assimilating the d with the first letter of the word to which ad- is prefixed. It remains unchanged before vowels, and before d, h, j, m, v. Examples: adduce, adhere, adjacent,
1889 ad agency an agency that designs advertisement to call public attention to its clients
1890 ad agent in fact truly
1891 ad campaige an organized course of action to promote a product or service.
1892 ad campaign an organized course of action to promote a product or service.
1893 Ad captandum A phrase used adjectively sometimes of meretricious attempts to catch or win popular favor.
1894 ad hoc often improvised or impromptu
1895 Ad hominem A phrase applied to an appeal or argument addressed to the principles, interests, or passions of a man.
1896 Ad infinitum Without limit; endlessly.
1897 Ad interim Meanwhile; temporary.
1898 Ad libitum At one's pleasure; as one wishes.
1899 ad rate consultant
1900 Ad valorem A term used to denote a duty or charge laid upon goods, at a certain rate per cent upon their value, as stated in their invoice, -- in opposition to a specific sum upon a given quantity or number; as, an ad valorem duty of twenty per cent.
1901 ada a high-level computer programming language used especially in real-time computerized control systems
1902 Adact (v. t.) To compel; to drive.
1903 Adactyl (a.) Alt. of Adactylous
1904 Adactylous (a.) Without fingers or without toes. (a.) Without claws on the feet of crustaceous animals).
1905 adage a wise saying
1906 Adagial (a.) Pertaining to an adage; proverbial.
1907 adagio adj. (of tempo) leisurely; adv. slowly; n. a slow section of a pas de deux requiring great skill and strength by the dancers; (music) a composition played in adagio tempo (slowly and gracefully) (a. & adv.) Slow; slowly, leisurely, and gracefully. When re
1908 adaline Name given by Widrow to adaptive linear neurons
1909 Adam n. street names for methylenedioxymethamphetamine; (Old Testament) in Judeo-Christian mythology; the first man and the husband of Eve and the progenitor of the human race; Scottish architect who designed many public buildings in England and Scotland (1728
1910 adamancy adamancy
1911 adamant impossible to persuade, or unwilling to change an opinion or decision
1912 Adamantean (a.) Of adamant; hard as adamant.
1913 adamantine a Chinese medical practice that treats illness by the insertion of needles adj. having the hardness of a diamond; consisting of or having the hardness of adamant; impervious to pleas, persuasion, requests, reason (a.) Made of adamant, or having the qualit
1914 Adambulacral (a.) Next to the ambulacra; as, the adambulacral ossicles of the starfish.
1915 Adamic (a.) Alt. of Adamical
1916 Adamical (a.) Of or pertaining to Adam, or resembling him.
1917 Adamism Adamism
1918 Adamite (n.) A descendant of Adam; a human being. (n.) One of a sect of visionaries, who, professing to imitate the state of Adam, discarded the use of dress in their assemblies.
1919 Adams n. a mountain peak in southwestern Washington in the Cascade Range (12,307 feet high); 2nd President of the United States (1735-1826); 6th President of the United States; son of John Adams (1767-1848); American Revolutionary leader and patriot; an organiz
1920 Adam's apple See under Adam.
1921 adamsite sharp or severe sharp severe keen poignant critical dire
1922 Adance (adv.) Dancing.
1923 Adangle (adv.) Dangling.
1924 Adansonia (n.) A genus of great trees related to the Bombax. There are two species, A. digitata, the baobab or monkey-bread of Africa and India, and A. Gregorii, the sour gourd or cream-of-tartar tree of Australia. Both have a trunk of moderate height, but of enorm
1925 adapt to make suitable to requirements or conditions
1926 adapt to adapt to
1927 adapt to - adapt to -
1928 adaptability n. able to change to suit different situations or uses
1929 adaptable adj. able to change to suit different situations or uses
1930 Adaptableness (n.) The quality of being adaptable; suitableness.
1931 adaptation the process of changing to suit different conditions
1932 Adaptative (a.) Adaptive.
1933 adapted adj. changed in order to improve or made more fit for a particular purpose of adapt
1934 Adaptedness (n.) The state or quality of being adapted; suitableness; special fitness.
1935 adapter n. device that enables something to be used in a way different from that for which it was intended or makes different pieces of apparatus compatible; a musician who adapts a composition for particular voices or instruments or for another style of performa
1936 adapters a device for connecting pieces of equipment that cannot be connected directly.
1937 Adapting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Adapt
1938 adaption n. the process of adapting to something (such as environmental conditions) (n.) Adaptation.
1939 adaptive adj. having a capacity for adaptation (a.) Suited, given, or tending, to adaptation; characterized by adaptation; capable of adapting.
1940 adaptiveness adaptive means having the ability or tendency to adapt to different situations
1941 Adaptly (adv.) In a suitable manner.
1942 Adaptness (n.) Adaptedness.
1943 adaptometer a proverb a traditional saying an old saying now accepted as being truthful An old saying
1944 adaptor n. device that enables something to be used in a way different from that for which it was intended or makes different pieces of apparatus compatible
1945 Adaptorial (a.) Adaptive.
1946 Adar stubborn unyielding stubbornly un yielding vacillatory to be sure insistent not yielding firm Any substance of exceeding hardness or impenetrability unshakable or immovable especially in opposition n. the sixth month of the civil year; the twelfth month o
1947 Adarce (n.) A saltish concretion on reeds and grass in marshy grounds in Galatia. It is soft and porous, and was formerly used for cleansing the skin from freckles and tetters, and also in leprosy.
1948 Adatis (n.) A fine cotton cloth of India.
1949 Adaunt (v. t.) To daunt; to subdue; to mitigate.
1950 Adaw (v. t.) To subdue; to daunt. (v. t. & i.) To awaken; to arouse.
1951 Adays (adv.) By day, or every day; in the daytime.
1952 adazzle adazzle
1953 adcraft suit adjust fit to make fit (as for a specific or new use or situation) often by modification
1954 add to combine to form a sum, to join so as to increase in size, quantity, quality, or scope
1955 Add fuel to the fire. do or say something which makes a difficult situation worse, or makes somebody even more angry, etc
1956 add in a device or piece of software that can be added to a computer to give extra features or functions.
1957 add to to make something such as a feeling or a quality greater or more extreme
1958 add up to find the sum
1959 add~to... have an increased effect
1960 Addable (a.) Addible.
1961 Addax (n.) One of the largest African antelopes Hippotragus, / Oryx, nasomaculatus). n. large antelope with lightly spiraled horns of desert regions of northern Africa
1962 added of add
1963 addedvalue x. =value added tax x. value added tax
1964 Addeem (v. t.) To award; to adjudge.
1965 addend n. a number that is added to another number (the augend)
1966 Addenda (pl. ) of Addendum
1967 addendum something that has been added to a book, speech, or document
1968 adder the state of being adjusted n. small terrestrial viper common in northern Eurasia; a machine that adds numbers; a person who adds numbers (n.) One who, or that which, adds; esp., a machine for adding numbers. (n.) A serpent. (n.) A small venomous serpent
1969 Adder fly/ A dragon fly.
1970 adderstongue suitable
1971 Adder's-tongue (n.) A genus of ferns Ophioglossum), whose seeds are produced on a spike resembling a serpent's tongue. (n.) The yellow dogtooth violet.
1972 Adderwort (n.) The common bistort or snakeweed Polygonum bistorta).
1973 Addibility (n.) The quantity of being addible; capability of addition.
1974 addible adj. capable of being added or added to (a.) Capable of being added.
1975 Addice (n.) See Adze.
1976 addict a person who cannot stop doing or using something
1977 addict (n) someone who likes something very much and does it or has it very often
1978 addict to dig in somthing
1979 addicted devoted or given up to a practice or habit or to something psychologically
1980 Addictedness (n.) The quality or state of being addicted; attachment.
1981 Addicting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Addict
1982 addiction the problem of not being able to stop doing or taking something
1983 addictive adj. causing or characterized by addiction
1984 addie A name that originated as a shortened form of Adelheid and Adelaide (nobility) but is not bestowed as an independent given name.
1985 Adding (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Add
1986 Adding insult to injury. change texture so as to become matted and felt-like
1987 addio addio
1988 Addison A masculine name.
1989 Addisonian Addisonian
1990 Addison's disease A morbid condition causing a peculiar brownish discoloration of the skin, and thought, at one time, to be due to disease of the suprarenal capsules two flat triangular bodies covering the upper part of the kidneys), but now known not to be dependent upon
1991 Additament (n.) An addition, or a thing added.
1992 addition the operation that, consists of increasing by a definite number
1993 addition sentence addition sentence
1994 additional extra
1995 additional charge additional charge
1996 additionally also
1997 Additionary (a.) Additional.
1998 additions something that you add to something else
1999 Addititious (a.) Additive.
2000 additive adj. characterized or produced by addition; designating or involving an equation whose terms are of the first degree; n. something added to enhance food or gasoline or paint or medicine (a.) Proper to be added; positive; -- opposed to subtractive.
2001 Additory (a.) Tending to add; making some addition.
2002 addle to make someone?feel?confused?and?unable?tothink?clearly
2003 addle brained to cause to be habitually dependent on a substance
2004 Addle-brain (n.) Alt. of Addle-pate
2005 Addle-brained (a.) Alt. of Addle-pated
2006 addled of addle
2007 Addle-head (n.) Alt. of Addle-pate
2008 Addle-headed (a.) Alt. of Addle-pated
2009 Addle-pate (n.) A foolish or dull-witted fellow.
2010 addlepated adj. stupid and confused; used especially of persons
2011 Addle-pated (a.) Dull-witted; stupid.
2012 Addle-patedness (n.) Stupidity.
2013 Addling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Addle
2014 Addlings (n. pl.) Earnings.
2015 addon to devote or surrender (oneself) to something habitually or obsessively
2016 Addoom (v. t.) To adjudge.
2017 Addorsed (a.) Set or turned back to back.
2018 address to speak to
2019 address a problem address a problem
2020 address a challenge deal with a challenge; handle a problem
2021 tackle a problem try to work at a problem
2022 addressable adj. capable of being addressed
2023 addressed the number of the house, name of the road, and name of the town where a person lives or works
2024 addressee n. one to whom something is addressed (n.) One to whom anything is addressed.
2025 addresses the particulars of the place where someone lives or an organization is situated
2026 addressing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Address
2027 Addression (n.) The act of addressing or directing one's course.
2028 Addressograph n. a printer that automatically prints addresses on letters for mailing
2029 adds join (something) to something else so as to increase the size, number, or amount.
2030 adduce to give reasons why you think something is true
2031 adduced of adduce
2032 adducent added extra adj. especially of muscles; bringing together or drawing toward the midline of the body or toward an adjacent part (a.) Bringing together or towards a given point; -- a word applied to those muscles of the body which pull one part towards anot
2033 Adducer (n.) One who adduces.
2034 adducible (a.) Capable of being adduced.
2035 Adducing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Adduce
2036 adduct n. a compound formed by an addition reaction; v. draw a limb towards the body (v. t.) To draw towards a common center or a middle line.
2037 Adduction (n.) The act of adducing or bringing forward. (n.) The action by which the parts of the body are drawn towards its axis]; -- opposed to abduction.
2038 adductive adj. especially of muscles; bringing together or drawing toward the midline of the body or toward an adjacent part (a.) Adducing, or bringing towards or to something.
2039 adductor n. a muscle that draws a body part toward the median line (n.) A muscle which draws a limb or part of the body toward the middle line of the body, or closes extended parts of the body; -- opposed to abductor; as, the adductor of the eye, which turns the e
2040 Addulce (v. t.) To sweeten; to soothe.
2041 addup develop into
2042 Adeem (v. t.) To revoke, as a legacy, grant, etc., or to satisfy it by some other gift.
2043 Adelaide speak or write to someone to speak to to direct a speech or written statement residence abode speech lecture discourse n. the state capital of South Australia
2044 Adelantadillo (n.) A Spanish red wine made of the first ripe grapes.
2045 Adelantado (n.) A governor of a province; a commander.
2046 Adelaster (n.) A provisional name for a plant which has not had its flowers botanically examined, and therefore has not been referred to its proper genus.
2047 Adeling (n.) Same as Atheling.
2048 Adelocodonic (a.) Applied to sexual zooids of hydroids, that have a saclike form and do not become free; -- opposed to phanerocodonic.
2049 Adelopod (n.) An animal having feet that are not apparent.
2050 Adelphia (n.) A "brotherhood," or collection of stamens in a bundle; -- used in composition, as in the class names, Monadelphia, Diadelphia, etc.
2051 Adelphous (a.) Having coalescent or clustered filaments; -- said of stamens; as, adelphous stamens. Usually in composition; as, monadelphous.
2052 Adempt (p. p.) Takes away.
2053 ademption (n.) The revocation or taking away of a grant donation, legacy, or the like.
2054 Aden n. an important port of Yemen; located on the Gulf of Aden; its strategic location have made it a major trading center of southern Arabia since ancient times
2055 Aden- Alt. of Adeno-
2056 Adenalgia (n.) Alt. of Adenalgy
2057 Adenalgy (n.) Pain in a gland.
2058 Adenauer n. German statesman; chancellor of West Germany (1876-1967)
2059 adenectomy a surgical removal of all or part of a gland.
2060 Adeniform (a.) Shaped like a gland; adenoid.
2061 adenine n. (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA
2062 adenitis n. inflammation of a gland or lymph node (n.) Glandular inflammation.
2063 Adeno- Combining forms of the Greek word for gland; -- used in words relating to the structure, diseases, etc., of the glands.
2064 adenocarcinoma n. malignant tumor originating in glandular epithelium
2065 Adenographic (a.) Pertaining to adenography.
2066 Adenography (n.) That part of anatomy which describes the glands.
2067 adenoid to cite to bring forward as proof adj. relating to or resembling lymphatic glands or lymphoid tissue; n. a collection of lymphatic tissue in the throat behind the uvula (on the posterior wall and roof of the nasopharynx) (a.) Alt. of Adenoidal
2068 Adenoidal (a.) Glandlike; glandular. adj. sounding as if the nose were pinched; of or pertaining to the adenoids
2069 adenoidectomy highly skilled or experienced skilled expert skillful practiced n. surgical removal of the adenoids; commonly performed along with tonsillectomy
2070 adenoiditis inflammation of the adenoids.
2071 Adenological (a.) Pertaining to adenology.
2072 Adenology (n.) The part of physiology that treats of the glands.
2073 adenoma barely sufficient or suitable as much or as good as necessary sufficient suitable n. a benign epithelial tumor of glandular origin
2074 Adenophorous (a.) Producing glands.
2075 Adenophyllous (a.) Having glands on the leaves.
2076 adenose satisfactorily sufficiently as much or as good as necessary (a.) Like a gland; full of glands; glandulous; adenous.
2077 adenosine stick cling to hold on to or stick to something believe in and follow the practices of support or hold stick firmly to something cleave n. (biochemistry) a nucleoside that is a structural component of nucleic acids; it is present in all living cells in a
2078 Adenotomic (a.) Pertaining to adenotomy.
2079 Adenotomy (n.) Dissection of, or incision into, a gland or glands.
2080 Adenous (a.) Same as Adenose.
2081 adenovirus n. any of a group of viruses including those that in humans cause upper respiratory infections or infectious pinkeye
2082 adental adental
2083 adenyl follower
2084 Adeps (n.) Animal fat; lard.
2085 adept adj. having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude
2086 Adeption (a.) An obtaining; attainment.
2087 Adeptist (n.) A skilled alchemist.
2088 Adeptness (n.) The quality of being adept; skill.
2089 adequacy n. the quality of being able to meet a need satisfactorily: "he questioned the adequacy of the usual sentimental interpretation of the Golden Rule"; the quality of being sufficient for the end in view (n.) The state or quality of being adequate, proportio
2090 adequate enough or satisfactory for a particular purpose
2091 adequately sufficiently to satisfy a requirement or meet a need
2092 Adequateness (n.) The quality of being adequate; suitableness; sufficiency; adequacy.
2093 Adequation (n.) The act of equalizing; act or result of making adequate; an equivalent.
2094 Adesmy (n.) The division or defective coherence of an organ that is usually entire.
2095 Adessenarian (n.) One who held the real presence of Christ's body in the eucharist, but not by transubstantiation.
2096 adfat glue
2097 Adfected (v.) See Affected, 5.
2098 Adfiliated (a.) See Affiliated.
2099 Adfiliation (n.) See Affiliation.
2100 Adfluxion (n.) See Affluxion.
2101 adfreeze for the particular end or case at hand without consideration of wider application
2102 ADH n. hormone secreted by the posterior pituitary gland (trade name Pitressin) and also by nerve endings in the hypothalamus; affects blood pressure by stimulating capillary muscles and reduces urine flow by affecting reabsorption of water by kidney tubules
2103 Adhamant (a.) Clinging, as by hooks.
2104 adhere to stick firmly
2105 adhere to a structure in which animals lay eggs or give birth to their young
2106 adhered of adhere
2107 adherence following the rule, observance or obeyance of the rule or belief.; clinging to something
2108 Adherency (n.) The state or quality of being adherent; adherence. (n.) That which adheres.
2109 adherent a person who follows or upholds a leader, cause, etc.
2110 Adherently (adv.) In an adherent manner.
2111 Adherer (n.) One who adheres; an adherent.
2112 adherernt a person who follows or upholds a leader, cause, etc.; supporter; follower
2113 Adhering (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Adhere
2114 adhesion the act or state of adhering; state of being adhered or united
2115 adhesive coated with glue, paste, mastic, or other sticky substance
2116 adhesive liquid glue
2117 Adhesively (adv.) In an adhesive manner.
2118 Adhesiveness (n.) The quality of sticking or adhering; stickiness; tenacity of union. (n.) Propensity to form and maintain attachments to persons, and to promote social intercourse.
2119 Adhibit (v. t.) To admit, as a person or thing; to take in. (v. t.) To use or apply; to administer. (v. t.) To attach; to affix.
2120 Adhibition (n.) The act of adhibiting; application; use.
2121 adhoc often improvised or impromptu
2122 ad-hoc made or happening only for a particular purpose or need, not planned before it happens
2123 adhocery to bring together
2124 adhocracy a parasite
2125 Adhort (v. t.) To exhort; to advise.
2126 Adhortation (n.) Advice; exhortation.
2127 Adhortatory (a.) Containing counsel or warning; hortatory; advisory.
2128 ADI n. acceptable daily intake
2129 adiabatic adj. occurring without loss or gain of heat (a.) Not giving out or receiving heat.
2130 Adiactinic (a.) Not transmitting the actinic rays.
2131 Adiantum (n.) A genus of ferns, the leaves of which shed water; maidenhair. Also, the black maidenhair, a species of spleenwort. decide about to make an official decision about a problem or dispute n. cosmopolitan genus of ferns: maidenhair ferns; in some classifi
2132 Adiaphorism (n.) Religious indifference.
2133 Adiaphorist (n.) One of the German Protestants who, with Melanchthon, held some opinions and ceremonies to be indifferent or nonessential, which Luther condemned as sinful or heretical.
2134 Adiaphoristic (a.) Pertaining to matters indifferent in faith and practice.
2135 Adiaphorite (n.) Same as Adiaphorist.
2136 Adiaphorous (a.) Indifferent or neutral. (a.) Incapable of doing either harm or good, as some medicines.
2137 Adiaphory (n.) Indifference.
2138 Adiathermic (a.) Not pervious to heat.
2139 adidas adidas
2140 adieu the same as goodbye.
2141 Adieus (pl. ) of Adieu
2142 Adight (p. p.) of Adight (v. t.) To set in order; to array; to attire; to deck, to dress.
2143 adios one that act as judge n. a farewell remark
2144 Adipescent (a.) Becoming fatty.
2145 Adipic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, fatty or oily substances; -- applied to certain acids obtained from fats by the action of nitric acid.
2146 Adipocerate (v. t.) To convert into adipocere.
2147 Adipoceration (n.) The act or process of changing into adipocere.
2148 Adipocere (n.) A soft, unctuous, or waxy substance, of a light brown color, into which the fat and muscle tissue of dead bodies sometimes are converted, by long immersion in water or by burial in moist places. It is a result of fatty degeneration. essential element
2149 Adipoceriform (a.) Having the form or appearance of adipocere; as, an adipoceriform tumor.
2150 Adipocerous (a.) Like adipocere.
2151 adipose adj. composed of animal fat (a.) Of or pertaining to animal fat; fatty.
2152 Adiposeness (n.) Alt. of Adiposity
2153 adiposity x. Circular descent
2154 Adipsous (a.) Quenching thirst, as certain fruits.
2155 Adipsy (n.) Absence of thirst.
2156 Adirondack to bring to a more satisfactory state accommodate alter slightly to be more suitable fit adapt suit
2157 adit n. a nearly horizontal passage from the surface into a mine (n.) An entrance or passage. Specifically: The nearly horizontal opening by which a mine is entered, or by which water and ores are carried away; -- called also drift and tunnel. (n.) Admission;
2158 aditorial aditorial
2159 adivce adivce
2160 ADIZ n. Air Defense Identification Zone
2161 Adjacence Alt. of Adjacency
2162 adjacency very near, next to, or?touching
2163 adjacent very near, next to, or touching
2164 Adjacently (adv.) So as to be adjacent.
2165 Adject (v. t.) To add or annex; to join.
2166 Adjection (n.) The act or mode of adding; also, the thing added.
2167 Adjectional (a.) Pertaining to adjection; that is, or may be, annexed.
2168 Adjectitious Added; additional.
2169 adjectival related to adjective
2170 Adjectivally (adv.) As, or in the manner of, an adjective; adjectively.
2171 adjective a word or phrase naming an atribute, added to or grammatically related to a noun to modify or describe it
2172 adjectived of adjective
2173 Adjectively (adv.) In the manner of an adjective; as, a word used adjectively.
2174 Adjectives of or relating to or functioning as an adjective
2175 Adjectiving (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Adjective
2176 adjoin to lie next to, join
2177 Adjoinant (a.) Contiguous.
2178 adjoined of adjoin
2179 adjoining added, joined
2180 Adjoint (n.) An adjunct; a helper.
2181 adjourn to have a pause or rest during a formal meeting ortrial
2182 adjourn the sitting adjourn the sitting
2183 Adjournal (n.) Adjournment; postponement.
2184 adjourned of adjourn
2185 Adjourning (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Adjourn
2186 Adjournment (n.) The act of adjourning; the putting off till another day or time specified, or without day. (n.) The time or interval during which a public body adjourns its sittings or postpones business.
2187 adjudge declare to be
2188 adjudged of adjudge
2189 adjudgement adjudgement
2190 Adjudger (n.) One who adjudges.
2191 Adjudging (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Adjudge
2192 Adjudgment (n.) The act of adjudging; judicial decision; adjudication.
2193 adjudicate put on trial or hear a case and sit as the judge at the trial of
2194 adjudicated of adjudicate
2195 Adjudicating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Adjudicate
2196 adjudication the act of judging a case, competition, or argument, or of making a formal decision about something
2197 adjudicative adj. concerned with adjudicating (a.) Adjudicating.
2198 adjudicator a person or group that makes an official decisionabout something, especially about who is right in adisagreement
2199 Adjudicature (n.) Adjudication.
2200 Adjugate (v. t.) To yoke to.
2201 Adjument (n.) Help; support; also, a helper.
2202 adjunct something added or connected to a larger or more important thing
2203 Adjunction (n.) The act of joining; the thing joined or added. deserving admiration praiseworthy fine excellent n. an act of joining or adjoining things
2204 adjunctive adj. joining; forming an adjunct (a.) Joining; having the quality of joining; forming an adjunct. (n.) One who, or that which, is joined.
2205 Adjunctively (adv.) In an adjunctive manner.
2206 Adjunctly (adv.) By way of addition or adjunct; in connection with.
2207 adjuration a solemn and earnest appeal to someone to do something
2208 adjuratory Flexible
2209 adjure ask for or request earnestly
2210 adjured of adjure
2211 Adjurer (n.) One who adjures.
2212 Adjuring (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Adjure
2213 adjust to change (something) so that it fits, corresponds, or conforms
2214 adjustable entry entrance (fee) the act or process of admitting adj. capable of being regulated; capable of being changed so as to match or fit (a.) Capable of being adjusted.
2215 Adjustage (n.) Adjustment.
2216 adjusted of adjust
2217 adjuster the act?of allowing to enter n. one who investigates insurance claims or claims for damages and recommends an effective settlement (n.) One who, or that which, adjusts.
2218 Adjusting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Adjust
2219 Adjustive (a.) Tending to adjust.
2220 adjustment a slight change that you make to something so that it works better
2221 adjustments a small alteration or movement made to achieve a desired fit, appearance, or result.
2222 Adjutage (n.) Same as Ajutage.
2223 Adjutancy (n.) The office of an adjutant. (n.) Skillful arrangement in aid; assistance.
2224 adjutant an officer who acts as military assistant to a more senior officer
2225 Adjutator (n.) A corruption of Agitator.
2226 Adjute (v. t.) To add.
2227 Adjutor (n.) A helper or assistant.
2228 Adjutory (a.) Serving to help or assist; helping.
2229 Adjutrix (n.) A female helper or assistant.
2230 adjuvant adj. enhancing the action of a medical treatment; furnishing added support; n. an additive that enhances the effectiveness of medical treatment (n.) A substance added to an immunogenic agent to enhance the production of antibodies. (n.) A substance added
2231 adland the advertising industry and the people who work in it
2232 Adlegation (n.) A right formerly claimed by the states of the German Empire of joining their own ministers with those of the emperor in public treaties and negotiations to the common interest of the empire.
2233 adless adless
2234 adlib to sing or play music without any preparation
2235 ad-lib to say things that you have not prepared or planned when you are performing or giving a speech
2236 adlibitum counsel or warning Gentle reproof
2237 Adlocution (n.) See Allocution.
2238 ADM ADM
2239 adman n. someone whose business is advertising
2240 Admarginate (v. t.) To write in the margin.
2241 admass n. the segment of the public that is easily influenced by mass media (chiefly British)
2242 Admaxillary (a.) Near to the maxilla or jawbone.
2243 admeasure to deny the possession or use of something
2244 Admeasurer (n.) One who admeasures.
2245 Admensuration (n.) Same as Admeasurement.
2246 Admetus start to use or follow
2247 admin n. =ADMINSTRATION n. ADMINSTRATION
2248 Adminicle (n.) Help or support; an auxiliary. (n.) Corroborative or explanatory proof.
2249 Adminicular (a.) Supplying help; auxiliary; corroborative; explanatory; as, adminicular evidence.
2250 Adminiculary (a.) Adminicular.
2251 administer various types of work done in the management office from hiring people to assigning work and evaluating their performance
2252 administered of administer
2253 administerial (a.) Pertaining to administration, or to the executive part of government.
2254 Administering (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Administer
2255 administrable can be managed
2256 administrant decorate ornament to decorate or add beauty beautify (a.) Executive; acting; managing affairs. (n.) One who administers.
2257 administrate v. work in an administrative capacity; supervise (v. t.) To administer.
2258 administration the arrangements and tasks needed to control the operation of a plan or organization
2259 administration office the main office where all kinds of paper work is done
2260 administrative relating to the running of a business, organization, etc
2261 administrative branch administrative branch
2262 administrator (n.) One who handles various office work; one who directs, manages, executes, or dispenses, whether in civil, judicial, political, or ecclesiastical affairs; a manager.
2263 administrators a person responsible for running a business, organization, etc.
2264 Administratorship (n.) The position or office of an administrator.
2265 administratove administratove
2266 administratrix (n.) A woman who administers; esp., one who administers the estate of an intestate, or to whom letters of administration have been granted; a female administrator.
2267 Admirability (n.) Admirableness.
2268 admirable deserving respect or approval
2269 Admirableness (n.) The quality of being admirable; wonderful excellence.
2270 Admirably (adv.) In an admirable manner.
2271 admiral an officer of very high rank in the navy
2272 Admiralship (n.) The office or position oaf an admiral; also, the naval skill of an admiral.
2273 Admiralties (pl. ) of Admiralty
2274 admiralty n. the office of admiral; the department in charge of the navy (as in Great Britain) (n.) The office or jurisdiction of an admiral. (n.) The department or officers having authority over naval affairs generally. (n.) The court which has jurisdiction of mar
2275 Admirance (n.) Admiration.
2276 admiration n. a favorable judgment; a feeling of delighted approval and liking; (n.) Wonder; astonishment.
2277 Admirative (a.) Relating to or expressing admiration or wonder.
2278 admire to find someone or something attractive and pleasant to look at
2279 admired of admire (a.) regarded with wonder and delight; highly prized; as, an admired poem. (a.) wonderful; also, admirable.
2280 admirer excessive devotion to someone wild admiration praise in excess n. someone who admires a young woman; a person who admires; someone who esteems or respects or approves; a person who backs a politician or a team etc. (n.) One who admires; one who esteems or
2281 admiring showing respect; loving; praising; wanting to become like the person you like
2282 admissibility n. acceptability by virtue of being admissible (n.) The quality of being admissible; admissibleness; as, the admissibility of evidence.
2283 admissible allowed or acceptable, especially in a court of law
2284 admission to acknowledge the truth of somthing
2285 admissions the act?of allowing to enter
2286 admissive adj. characterized by or allowing admission (a.) Implying an admission; tending to admit.
2287 Admissory (a.) Pertaining to admission.
2288 admit to agree that something is true, especially unwillingly
2289 admit (to) -ing admit (to) -ing
2290 admit, acknowledge, concede, recognize, accept declare to be true or admit the existence or reality or truth of
2291 admittable a. It is acceptable.
2292 admittance permission or right to enter
2293 Admittatur (n.) The certificate of admission given in some American colleges.
2294 admitted of admit (a.) received as true or valid; acknowledged.
2295 admittedly adv. as acknowledged (adv.) Confessedly.
2296 Admitter (n.) One who admits.
2297 Admitting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Admit
2298 admix v. mix or blend (v. t.) To mingle with something else; to mix.
2299 Admixtion (n.) A mingling of different things; admixture.
2300 admixture placed ahead or forward n. an additional ingredient that is added by mixing with the base; the state of impairing the quality or reducing the value of something; the act of mixing together (n.) The act of mixing; mixture. (n.) The compound formed by mixin
2301 admonish to tell someone that they have done something wrong
2302 admonished of admonish
2303 Admonisher (n.) One who admonishes.
2304 Admonishing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Admonish
2305 Admonishment (n.) Admonition.
2306 admonition a piece of advice that is also a warning to someone about their behaviour
2307 Admonitioner (n.) Admonisher.
2308 Admonitive (a.) Admonitory.
2309 Admonitor (n.) Admonisher; monitor.
2310 Admonitorial (a.) Admonitory.
2311 admonitory adj. expressing reproof or reproach especially as a corrective; serving to warn (a.) That conveys admonition; warning or reproving; as, an admonitory glance.
2312 Admonitrix (n.) A female admonitor.
2313 Admortization (n.) The reducing or lands or tenements to mortmain. See Mortmain.
2314 Admove (v. t.) To move or conduct to or toward.
2315 Adnascent (a.) Growing to or on something else.
2316 adnate benefit gain profit behalf adj. of unlike parts or organs; growing closely attached (a.) Grown to congenitally. (a.) Growing together; -- said only of organic cohesion of unlike parts. (a.) Growing with one side adherent to a stem; -- a term applied to th
2317 Adnation (n.) The adhesion or cohesion of different floral verticils or sets of organs.
2318 adnexa furnishing convenience or opportunity n. an accessory or adjoining anatomical parts or appendages (especially of the embryo)
2319 adnominal (a.) Pertaining to an adnoun; adjectival; attached to a noun.
2320 Adnoun (n.) An adjective, or attribute. arrival coming beginning a coming into place view or being the coming of something important introduction appearance n. an adjective used as a noun
2321 Adnubilated (a.) Clouded; obscured.
2322 ado a rapid active commotion
2323 adobe accidental irrelevant n. sun-dried brick; used in hot dry climates; the clay from which adobe bricks are made (n.) An unburnt brick dried in the sun; also used as an adjective, as, an adobe house, in Texas or New Mexico.
2324 adolesce v. become adolescent; pass through adolescence
2325 adolescence young, juvenile, the teenage period
2326 Adolescency (n.) The quality of being adolescent; youthfulness.
2327 adolescent a young person who is developing into an adult
2328 Adolf Adolf
2329 Adolphus a male name
2330 Adonai negative contrary unfavorable harmful
2331 Adonean (a.) Pertaining to Adonis; Adonic.
2332 Adonic (a.) Relating to Adonis, famed for his beauty. (n.) An Adonic verse.
2333 Adonis n. (Greek mythology) a handsome youth loved by both Aphrodite and Persephone; any handsome young man; annual or perennial herbs (n.) A youth beloved by Venus for his beauty. He was killed in the chase by a wild boar. (n.) A preeminently beautiful young ma
2334 Adonist (n.) One who maintains that points of the Hebrew word translated "Jehovah" are really the vowel points of the word "Adonai." See Jehovist.
2335 Adonize (v. t.) To beautify; to dandify. unfavorably disapprovingly
2336 Adoors At the door; of the door; as, out adoors.
2337 adopt to legally take another person's child into your own family
2338 adopt a strategy adopt a strategy
2339 adoptable adj. suitable or eligible for adoption (a.) Capable of being adopted.
2340 adopted heedful inattentive adj. acquired as your own by free choice; having been taken into a specific relationship of adopt (a.) taken by adoption; taken up as one's own; as, an adopted son, citizen, country, word.
2341 adoptee to announce publicly especially by a printed notice or a broadcast n. someone (such as a child) who has been adopted
2342 adopter a paid announcement as of goods for sale n. a person who adopts a child of other parents as his or her own child (n.) One who adopts. (n.) A receiver, with two necks, opposite to each other, one of which admits the neck of a retort, and the other is joine
2343 Adopting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Adopt
2344 adoption the act of adopting
2345 adoptionism the doctrine that Jesus of Nazareth became the Son of God by adoption
2346 Adoptionist (n.) One of a sect which maintained that Christ was the Son of God not by nature but by adoption.
2347 Adoptious (a.) Adopted.
2348 adoptive adj. of parents and children; related by adoption; acquired as your own by free choice (a.) Pertaining to adoption; made or acquired by adoption; fitted to adopt; as, an adoptive father, an child; an adoptive language.
2349 Adorability (n.) Adorableness.
2350 adorable very attractive or delightful; charming
2351 Adorableness (n.) The quality of being adorable, or worthy of adoration.
2352 Adorably (adv.) In an adorable manner.
2353 adoration very strong love or worship for someone
2354 adore to love and respect someone very much, or to like something very much
2355 Adorement (n.) The act of adoring; adoration.
2356 adorer guidance recommendations an opinion or recommendation suggestion n. someone who admires a young woman (n.) One who adores; a worshiper; one who admires or loves greatly; an ardent admirer.
2357 adoring adj. extravagantly or foolishly loving and indulgent; showing adoration ( adored /); p. pr. & vb. n.) of adore
2358 Adoringly (adv.) With adoration.
2359 adorn Vt. make up
2360 Adornation (n.) Adornment.
2361 adorned decorated
2362 Adorner (n.) He who, or that which, adorns; a beautifier.
2363 Adorning (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Adorn
2364 Adorningly (adv.) By adorning; decoratively.
2365 adornment decoration, decorating
2366 Adosculation (n.) Impregnation by external contact, without intromission.
2367 adown (adv.) From a higher to a lower situation; downward; down, to or on the ground. (prep.) Down.
2368 adperson adperson
2369 Adpress (v. t.) See Appressed.
2370 Adrad (p. a.) Put in dread; afraid.
2371 Adragant (n.) Gum tragacanth.
2372 Adread (v. t. & i.) To dread.
2373 Adreamed (p. p.) Visited by a dream; -- used in the phrase, To be adreamed, to dream.
2374 adrenal adj. of or pertaining to the adrenal glands or their secretions; near the kidneys; n. either of a pair of complex endocrine glands situated near the kidney (a.) Suprarenal.
2375 adrenalin n. a catecholamine secreted by the adrenal medulla in response to stress (trade name Adrenalin); stimulates autonomic nerve action
2376 adrenaline adrenaline
2377 adrenalize adrenalize
2378 adrenocortical adj. of or derived from the cortex of the adrenal glands
2379 adrenocorticotrophic adj. stimulating or acting on the adrenal cortex
2380 adrenocorticotrophic hormone a person who argues in favor of a position denounce to speak plead or argue in favor of to speak or write in favor of support argue for speak for claim to plead in favor of
2381 adriamycin a brand of doxorubicin
2382 Adrian publicly recommend or support n. English physiologist who conducted research into the function of neurons; 1st baron of Cambridge (1889-1997); Roman Emperor who was the adoptive son of Trajan; travelled throughout his empire to strengthen its frontiers an
2383 Adriatic support n. an arm of the Mediterranean between Slovenia and Croatia and Montenegro and Albania on the east and Italy on the west (a.) Of or pertaining to a sea so named, the northwestern part of which is known as the Gulf of Venice.
2384 Ad-rib offhand=improvise=impromptu
2385 ad-rib=offhand=improvise=impromptu ad-rib=offhand=improvise=impromptu
2386 adrift afloat on the surface of a body of water
2387 Adrip (adv. & a.) In a dripping state; as, leaves all adrip.
2388 Adrogate (v. t.) To adopt a person who is his own master).
2389 Adrogation (n.) A kind of adoption in ancient Rome. See Arrogation.
2390 adroit very skillful and quick in the way you think or move
2391 Adroitly (adv.) In an adroit manner.
2392 adroitness not very skilful and quick in the way you think or move
2393 Adry (a.) In a dry or thirsty condition.
2394 ads advertisements
2395 adscititious adj. supplemental; not part of the real or essential nature of a thing; added or derived from something outside; not inherent (a.) Supplemental; additional; adventitious; ascititious.
2396 adscript remove air from to supply with oxygen or air to supply (the blood) with oxygen by respiration adj. (used of persons) bound to a tract of land; hence their service is transferable from owner to owner; written or printed immediately following another charac
2397 adscription n. =ASCRIPTION n. ASCRIPTION
2398 Adscriptive (a.) Attached or annexed to the glebe or estate and transferable with it.
2399 Adsignification (n.) Additional signification.
2400 Adsignify (v. t.) To denote additionally.
2401 adsl ADSL is a method of transmitting digital information at high speed over telephone lines. ADSL is an abbreviation for `asynchronous digital subscriber line'.
2402 adsmith of relating to or occurring in the air or atmosphere
2403 adsorb v. accumulate (liquids or gases) on the surface
2404 adsorbate adj. capable of being adsorbed or accumulated on a surface of a solid; n. a material that has been or is capable of being adsorbed
2405 adsorbent adj. having capacity or tendency to adsorb or cause to accumulate on a surface; n. a material having capacity or tendency to adsorb another substance
2406 adsorption n. the accumulation of molecules of a gas to form a thin film on the surface of a solid
2407 adsorptive adj. having capacity or tendency to adsorb or cause to accumulate on a surface
2408 Adstrict (n.) See Astrict, and Astriction.
2409 Adstrictory (a.) See Astrictory.
2410 Adstringent (a.) See Astringent.
2411 adsum adsum
2412 Adulamite one of a small group of seceders from a particular political or intellectual position; especially : one who withdraws to join with others in forming a new group
2413 Adularia (n.) A transparent or translucent variety of common feldspar, or orthoclase, which often shows pearly opalescent reflections; -- called by lapidaries moonstone.
2414 adulate flatter in an obsequious manner
2415 adulation very great admiration or praise for someone, especially when it is more than is deserved
2416 ADULATION /ADULATE derision scorn
2417 Adulator (n.) A servile or hypocritical flatterer.
2418 adulatory adj. obsequiously complimentary (a.) Containing excessive praise or compliment; servilely praising; flattering; as, an adulatory address.
2419 Adulatress (n.) A woman who flatters with servility.
2420 adult one who has attained maturity or legal age.
2421 adult education one having sensitivity to beauty mostly in art
2422 Adulter (v. i.) To commit adultery; to pollute.
2423 adulterant a substance used to adulterate another.
2424 adulterate render (something) poorer in quality by adding another substance, typically an inferior one.
2425 adulterated adj. mixed with impurities of adulterate
2426 Adulterating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Adulterate
2427 adulteration a branch of philosophy dealing with the nature of beauty art and taste and with the creation and appreciation of beauty n. the act of adulterating (especially the illicit substitution of one substance for another); being mixed with extraneous material; th
2428 Adulterator (n.) One who adulterates or corrupts. n. a changer who lessens the purity or effectiveness of a substance; any substance that adulterates (lessens the purity or effectiveness of a substance)
2429 adulterer n. someone who commits adultery or fornication (n.) A man who commits adultery; a married man who has sexual intercourse with a woman not his wife. (n.) A man who violates his religious covenant.
2430 adulteress n. a woman adulterer (n.) A woman who commits adultery. (n.) A woman who violates her religious engagements.
2431 Adulteries (pl. ) of Adultery
2432 adulterine the quality of being pleasant and easy to talk to easy and pleasant to speak to approachable adj. conceived in adultery (a.) Proceeding from adulterous intercourse. Hence: Spurious; without the support of law; illegal. (n.) An illegitimate child.
2433 Adulterize (v. i.) To commit adultery.
2434 adulterous illicit
2435 Adulterously (adv.) In an adulterous manner.
2436 adultery n. extramarital sex that willfully and maliciously interferes with marriage relations (n.) The unfaithfulness of a married person to the marriage bed; sexual intercourse by a married man with another than his wife, or voluntary sexual intercourse by a mar
2437 adulthood the part of someone's life when they are an adult.
2438 adultify influence impact pretend feign assume
2439 Adultness (n.) The state of being adult.
2440 adultrated artlessness unnatural behavior airs pretense
2441 adults a person who is fully grown or developed.
2442 adumbral natural(disaffected) assumed artificially or falsely PRETENDED
2443 Adumbrant (a.) Giving a faint shadow, or slight resemblance; shadowing forth.
2444 adumbrate report or represent in outline.
2445 Adumbration (n.) The act of adumbrating, or shadowing forth. (n.) A faint sketch; an outline; an imperfect portrayal or representation of a thing. (n.) The shadow or outlines of a figure.
2446 Adumbrative (a.) Faintly representing; typical.
2447 Adunation (n.) A uniting; union.
2448 Adunc (a.) Alt. of Adunque
2449 Aduncity (n.) Curvature inwards; hookedness.
2450 Aduncous (a.) Curved inwards; hooked.
2451 Adunque (a.) Hooked; as, a parrot has an adunc bill.
2452 Adure (v. t.) To burn up.
2453 adust attachment amity love tender attachment FONDNESS adj. burned brown by the sun; dried out by heat or excessive exposure to sunlight (a.) Inflamed or scorched; fiery. (a.) Looking as if or scorched; sunburnt. (a.) Having much heat in the constitution and li
2454 Adusted (a.) Burnt; adust.
2455 Adustible (a.) That may be burnt.
2456 Adustion (n.) The act of burning, or heating to dryness; the state of being thus heated or dried. (n.) Cauterization.
2457 advance to go or move something forward, or to develop or improve something
2458 advance into advance into
2459 advance registration advance registration
2460 advance, move forward, make progress, make headway being ahead of time or need
2461 advanced modern and well developed
2462 advanced degree a postgraduate degree, especially a master's degree or a doctorate.
2463 advanced materials advanced materials
2464 advancement n. gradual improvement or growth or development; the act of moving forward toward a goal; encouragement of the progress or growth or acceptance of something, (v. t.) early payment (advance)
2465 Advancer (n.) One who advances; a promoter. (n.) A second branch of a buck's antler.
2466 advances personal overtures made in an attempt to become friendly, gain a favour, etc
2467 Advancing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Advance
2468 Advancive (a.) Tending to advance.
2469 advantage a condition giving a greater chance of success
2470 Advantageable (a.) Advantageous.
2471 advantaged to accept as a member or branch to become closely associated with being in close formal or informal association combine organizations to come or bring a person or group into a close relationship with another usually larger group adj. blessed with advantag
2472 advantageous helping to make you more successful
2473 Advantageously (adv.) Profitably; with advantage.
2474 Advantageousness (n.) Profitableness.
2475 advantages a condition or circumstance that puts one in a favorable or superior position
2476 Advantaging (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Advantage
2477 advect v. convey by horizontal mass movement of a fluid
2478 advection dissociation to bring or receive into close connection as a member or branch n. (meteorology) the horizontal transfer of heat or other atmospheric properties
2479 Advene (v. i.) To accede, or come to); to be added to something or become a part of it, though not essential.
2480 Advenient (a.) Coming from outward causes; superadded.
2481 advent coming
2482 Adventism to maintain to be true validate confirm verify ascertain check identify n. any Christian religion that believes the second coming of Christ is imminent
2483 Adventist n. a member of Christian denomination that expects the imminent advent of Christ (n.) One of a religious body, embracing several branches, who look for the proximate personal coming of Christ; -- called also Second Adventists.
2484 adventitious happening or carried on according to chance rather than design or inherent nature.
2485 adventive adj. not native and not fully established; locally or temporarily naturalized (a.) Accidental. (a.) Adventitious. (n.) A thing or person coming from without; an immigrant.
2486 Adventual (a.) Relating to the season of advent.
2487 adventure an unusual, exciting, and possibly dangerous activity, such as a trip or experience
2488 adventure sport certain activities that feature a high level of danger.
2489 adventured of adventure
2490 Adventureful (a.) Given to adventure.
2491 adventurer misery illness great suffering pain and suffering or its cause n. a person who enjoys taking risks; someone who travels into little known regions (especially for some scientific purpose) (n.) One who adventures; as, the merchant adventurers; one who seeks
2492 adventures an unusual and exciting, typically hazardous, experience or activity.
2493 Adventuresome (a.) Full of risk; adventurous; venturesome.
2494 adventuress rich wealthy n. a woman adventurer (n.) A female adventurer; a woman who tries to gain position by equivocal means.
2495 Adventuring (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Adventure
2496 adventurism the idea of enjoying adventures
2497 adventurous to give to supply provide give grant adj. willing to undertake or seeking out new and daring enterprises (n.) Inclined to adventure; willing to incur hazard; prone to embark in hazardous enterprise; rashly daring; -- applied to persons. (n.) Full of hazar
2498 Adventurously (adv.) In an adventurous manner; venturesomely; boldly; daringly.
2499 Adventurousness (n.) The quality or state of being adventurous; daring; venturesomeness.
2500 adverb a word that describes or gives more information about a verb, adjective, adverb, or phrase
2501 adverbial adj. of or relating to or functioning as an adverb; n. a word or group of words function as an adverb (a.) Of or pertaining to an adverb; of the nature of an adverb; as, an adverbial phrase or form.
2502 Adverbiality (n.) The quality of being adverbial.
2503 Adverbialize (v. t.) To give the force or form of an adverb to.
2504 adverbially inexpensive reasonably priced adv. as an adverb (adv.) In the manner of an adverb.
2505 Adversaria (n. pl.) A miscellaneous collection of notes, remarks, or selections; a commonplace book; also, commentaries or notes.
2506 adversarial If you describe something as adversarial, you mean that it involves two or more people or organizations who are opposing each other.
2507 Adversaries (pl. ) of Adversary
2508 Adversarious (a.) Hostile.
2509 adversary an enemy
2510 adversative adj. expressing antithesis or opposition (a.) Expressing contrariety, opposition, or antithesis; as, an adversative conjunction but, however, yet, etc. ); an adversative force. (n.) An adversative word.
2511 adverse (a.) Opposite; (v. t.) To oppose; to resist.
2512 adverse effect an undesired harmful effect resulting from a medication or other intervention such as surgery
2513 adversely oppositely, badly
2514 Adverseness (n.) The quality or state of being adverse; opposition.
2515 Adversifoliate (a.) Alt. of Adversifolious
2516 Adversifolious (a.) Having opposite leaves, as plants which have the leaves so arranged on the stem.
2517 Adversion (n.) A turning towards; attention.
2518 Adversities (pl. ) of Adversity
2519 adversity opposition, poverty, difficulty
2520 advert an advertisement.
2521 adverted of advert
2522 advertence as previously stated n. the process of being heedful Alt. of Advertency
2523 Advertency The act of adverting, of the quality of being advertent; attention; notice; regard; heedfulness.
2524 advertent intentional
2525 Adverting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Advert
2526 advertise to make something known generally or in public, especially in order to sell it
2527 advertised of advertise
2528 advertisement a picture, short film, song, etc. that tries to persuade people to buy a product or service
2529 advertisements a notice or announcement in a public medium promoting a product, service, or event or publicizing a job vacancy.
2530 advertiser a person or company that advertises a product, service, or event.
2531 advertisering agency service based business dedicated to creating, planning, and handling advertising
2532 advertisers In affiliate programs, the advertiser is the Web site owner or merchant who pays affiliates for sending traffic to their site to purchase or generate leads.
2533 advertising the business of trying to persuade people to buy products or services
2534 advertising man one whose profession is writing, designing, or selling advertisements.
2535 advertising photograph Commercial photography is any photography in which the end result is intended to facilitate a business venture.
2536 advertorial vi. go on a tour of the provinces
2537 advice an opinion that someone offers you about what you should do or how you should act in a particular situation
2538 advice for to give a suggestion or solution for an issue
2539 advisability n. the quality of being advisable (n.) The quality of being advisable; advisableness.
2540 advisable proper to be suggested or recommended; desirable or wise as a course of action
2541 Advisable-ness (n.) The quality of being advisable or expedient; expediency; advisability.
2542 advisably (adv.) With advice; wisely.
2543 advise to give counsel to; offer an opinion or suggestion
2544 advised adj. having received information; having the benefit of careful prior consideration or counsel of advise
2545 advisedly adv. with intention; in an intentional manner (adv.) Circumspectly; deliberately; leisurely. (adv.) With deliberate purpose; purposely; by design.
2546 Advisedness (n.) Deliberate consideration; prudent procedure; caution.
2547 Advisement (n.) Counsel; advice; information. (n.) Consideration; deliberation; consultation.
2548 adviser n. an expert who gives advice (n.) One who advises.
2549 Advisership (n.) The office of an adviser.
2550 Advising (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Advise
2551 Adviso (n.) Advice; counsel; suggestion; also, a dispatch or advice boat.
2552 advisor someone whose job is to give advice about a subject
2553 advisors a person who gives advice, typically someone who is expert in a particular field.
2554 advisory an official announcement or warning
2555 Advisory Bord Advisory Bord
2556 advocacy the act of pleading for, supporting, or recommending; active espousal
2557 advocate to publicly support or suggest an idea, development, or way of doing something
2558 advocate reform advocate reform
2559 advocated to have stood on one side
2560 advocates support
2561 Advocateship (n.) Office or duty of an advocate.
2562 Advocating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Advocate
2563 advocation (n.) The act of advocating or pleading; plea; advocacy. (n.) The process of removing a cause from an inferior court to the supreme court.
2564 advocator n. a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea
2565 Advocatory (a.) Of or pertaining to an advocate.
2566 Advoke (v. t.) To summon; to call.
2567 Advolution (n.) A rolling toward something.
2568 Advoutrer (n.) An adulterer.
2569 Advoutress (n.) An adulteress.
2570 Advoutry (n.) Alt. of Advowtry
2571 Advowee (n.) One who has an advowson.
2572 Advowson (n.) The right of presenting to a vacant benefice or living in the church. [Originally, the relation of a patron advocatus) or protector of a benefice, and thus privileged to nominate or present to it.]
2573 Advowtry (n.) Adultery.
2574 Advoyer (n.) See Avoyer.
2575 Adward (n.) Award.
2576 adware adware
2577 adwriter adwriter
2578 adynamia n. lack of strength or vigor (especially from illness) (n.) Considerable debility of the vital powers, as in typhoid fever.
2579 Adynamic (a.) Pertaining to, or characterized by, debility of the vital powers; weak. (a.) Characterized by the absence of power or force. adj. lacking strength or vigor; characterized by an absence of force or forcefulness
2580 Adynamy (n.) Adynamia.
2581 Adyta (pl. ) of Adytum
2582 Adytum (n.) The innermost sanctuary or shrine in ancient temples, whence oracles were given. Hence: A private chamber; a sanctum. after a particular event or time
2583 adz n. an edge tool used to cut and shape wood (n.) Alt. of Adze (v. t.) To cut with an adz.
2584 Adze (n.) A carpenter's or cooper's tool, formed with a thin arching blade set at right angles to the handle. It is used for chipping or slicing away the surface of wood.
2585 Aeacus a judge in Hades, a son of Zeus and grandfather of Achilles
2586 Aecidia (pl. ) of Aecidium
2587 Aecidium (n.) A form of fruit in the cycle of development of the Rusts or Brands, an order of fungi, formerly considered independent plants.
2588 aedes n. yellow-fever mosquitos
2589 aedile (n.) A magistrate in ancient Rome, who had the superintendence of public buildings, highways, shows, etc.; hence, a municipal officer.
2590 Aedileship (n.) The office of an aedile.
2591 aeffect aeffect
2592 Aegean adj. of or relating to or bordering the Aegean Sea; of or relating to or characteristic of the prehistoric Aegean civilization; n. an arm of the Mediterranean between Greece and Turkey; a main trade route for the ancient civilizations of Crete and Greece
2593 Aegean sea an arm of the Mediterranean Sea between Greece and Turkey
2594 aeger aeger
2595 Aegicrania (n. pl.) Sculptured ornaments, used in classical architecture, representing rams' heads or skulls.
2596 Aegilops (n.) An ulcer or fistula in the inner corner of the eye. (n.) The great wild-oat grass or other cornfield weed. (n.) A genus of plants, called also hardgrass.
2597 Aegir n. a high wave (often dangerous) caused by tidal flow (as by colliding tidal currents or in a narrow estuary)
2598 aegis program a list or outline of things to be considered or done n. kindly endorsement and guidance; armor plate that protects the chest; the front part of a cuirass (n.) A shield or protective armor; -- applied in mythology to the shield of Jupiter which he
2599 Aegisthus n. (Greek mythology) the seducer of Clytemnestra and murderer of Agamemnon who usurped the throne of Mycenae until Agamemnon's son Orestes returned home and killed him
2600 Aegophony (n.) Same as Egophony.
2601 Aegrotat (n.) A medical certificate that a student is ill.
2602 AEIS x. aeronautical en-route information service
2603 Aeneas n. a mythical Greek warrior who was a leader on the Trojan side of the Trojan War; hero of the Aeneid
2604 Aeneid disparage to exaggerate to increase in strength or importance To cause to appear greatly to make appear great or greater praise highly n. an epic in Latin by Virgil; tells the adventures of Aeneas after the Trojan War; provides an illustrious historical b
2605 aeneous (a.) Colored like bronze.
2606 Aeolian annoy irritate intensify worsen to irritate or make worse make a problem worse or more serious To make heavier worse or more burdensome to make worse more serious or more adj. of or pertaining to Aeolus, the Greek god of the winds; relating to or caused b
2607 Aeolic n. the dialect of Ancient Greek spoken in Thessaly and Boeotia and Aeolis (a.) Aeolian, 1; as, the Aeolic dialect; the Aeolic mode.
2608 Aeolipile (n.) Alt. of Aeolipyle
2609 Aeolipyle (n.) An apparatus consisting chiefly of a closed vessel as a globe or cylinder) with one or more projecting bent tubes, through which steam is made to pass from the vessel, causing it to revolve.
2610 Aeolis n. ancient name for the coastal region of northwestern Asia Minor (including Lesbos)
2611 Aeolisn harp a stringed instrument that produces musical sounds when a current of air passes through it.
2612 Aeolotropic (a.) Exhibiting differences of quality or property in different directions; not isotropic.
2613 Aeolotropy (n.) Difference of quality or property in different directions.
2614 Aeolus (n.) The god of the winds. entire total combined isolated units disperse sum total assemble collect gather to collect or gather into a mass or whole n. god of the winds in ancient mythology
2615 aeon n. (Gnosticism) a divine power or nature emanating from the Supreme Being and playing various roles in the operation of the universe; an immeasurably long period of time; the longest division of geological time (n.) A period of immeasurable duration; also
2616 Aeonian (a.) Eternal; everlasting.
2617 Aepyornis (n.) A gigantic bird found fossil in Madagascar. n. huge (to 9 ft.) extinct flightless bird of Madagascar
2618 aerate to put air
2619 aerated full of air; with air
2620 Aerating putting air in
2621 aeration n. the act of charging a liquid with a gas making it effervescent; the process of exposing to air (so as to purify) (n.) Exposure to the free action of the air; airing; as, aeration of soil, of spawn, etc. (n.) A change produced in the blood by exposure t
2622 aerator a piece of equipment that adds air to water or soil
2623 aerial operating on a track or cable elevated above the ground
2624 aerial bomb gratify to distress or bring trouble to to mistreat to distress to give pain or trouble to DISTRESS
2625 aerial current terrified shocked Struck by shock terror or amazement astonished amazed horrified
2626 aerial domain aerial domain
2627 aerial ladder mechanically extendible ladder
2628 aerial mine to distub or irritate the mind or emotions excited disturbed. to cause to move with violence or sudden force
2629 aerial photograph aerial photograph
2630 aerial photography excited disturbed. feeling troubled or nervous
2631 aerial plant skeptic unbeliever someone unconvinced about the existence of a god a person who denies or doubts the possibility of ultimate knowledge in some area of study
2632 aerial railroad aerial railroad
2633 aerial root In eager desire
2634 aerial torpedo to suffer in agony or torture causing great pain
2635 aerial tramway intense pain of mind or body ANGUISH
2636 aerialist nimble disease able to move quickly and easily Able to move or act quickly physically or mentally quick light n. an acrobat who performs in the air (as on a rope or trapeze)
2637 Aeriality (n.) The state of being aerial; unsubstantiality.
2638 Aerially (adv.) Like, or from, the air; in an aerial manner.
2639 aerie agricultural relating to cultivated land or the cultivation of land of the land of or relating to farming n. any habitation at a high altitude; the lofty nest of a bird of prey (such as a hawk or eagle) (n.) The nest of a bird of prey, as of an eagle or h
2640 Aeriferous (a.) Conveying or containing air; air-bearing; as, the windpipe is an aeriferous tube.
2641 aerification concur consent make an agreement reach an agreement strike an agreement assent accede concede (n.) The act of combining air with another substance, or the state of being filled with air. (n.) The act of becoming aerified, or of changing from a solid or li
2642 aeriform adj. characterized by lightness and insubstantiality; as impalpable or intangible as air; resembling air or having the form of air (a.) Having the form or nature of air, or of an elastic fluid; gaseous. Hence fig.: Unreal.
2643 aerify to turn into air
2644 aero of or relating to aircraft or aeronautics
2645 Aero- The combining form of the Greek word meaning air.
2646 aero dynamicist aero dynamicist
2647 aeroallergen aeroallergen
2648 aeroballistics the ballistics of projectiles dropped, launched, or fired from aircraft
2649 aerobatic the performance of stunts while in flight in an aircraft
2650 aerobatics n. the performance of stunts while in flight in an aircraft
2651 aerobe n. an organism (especially a bacterium) that requires air or free oxygen for life
2652 aerobee a U.S. two-stage, liquid-propellant sounding rocket
2653 aerobic relating to, involving, or requiring free oxygen
2654 aerobically aerobically
2655 aerobics exercise that increases the need for oxygen
2656 Aerobies (n. pl.) Microorganisms which live in contact with the air and need oxygen for their growth; as the microbacteria which form on the surface of putrefactive fluids.
2657 aerobiology the study of airborne organisms, spores, etc
2658 Aerobiotic (a.) Related to, or of the nature of, aerobies; as, aerobiotic plants, which live only when supplied with free oxygen.
2659 aeroboat A form of hydro-aeroplane; a flying boat.
2660 aerobus aerobus
2661 aerocade aerocade
2662 aerocamera aerocamera
2663 aerocar n. =HOVERCRAFT n. HOVERCRAFT
2664 aerocycle A flying machine constructed on the helicopter principle but intended to carry only one person at low altitude and over a short flight range.
2665 Aerocyst (n.) One of the air cells of algals.
2666 aerodonetics the study of soaring or gliding flight, esp the study of gliders
2667 aerodraft help
2668 aerodrome n. an airfield equipped with control tower and hangers as well as accommodations for passengers and cargo
2669 aerodynamic the branch of mechanics that deals with the motion of air and other gases and with the effects of such motion on bodies in the medium
2670 aerodynamics n. the branch of mechanics that deals with the motion of gases (especially air) and their effects on bodies in the flow (n.) The science which treats of the air and other gaseous bodies under the action of force, and of their mechanical effects.
2671 aerodyne a heavier-than-air aircraft (as an airplane, helicopter, or glider)
2672 aeroembolism n. pain resulting from rapid change in pressure; obstruction of the circulatory system caused by an air bubble as, e.g., accidentally during surgery or hypodermic injection or as a complication from scuba diving
2673 aeroengine an engine for powering an aircraft
2674 Aeroflot sick ill unwell
2675 aerofoil a minor illness a physical disorder or illness especially of a minor or chronic nature sickness n. a device that provides reactive force when in motion relative to the surrounding air; can lift or control a plane in flight
2676 aerogenerator attempt direct point intend n. generator that extracts usable energy from winds
2677 Aerognosy (n.) The science which treats of the properties of the air, and of the part it plays in nature.
2678 aerograme aerograme
2679 aerograph aerograph
2680 Aerographer (n.) One versed in aeography: an aerologist.
2681 Aerographic (a.) Alt. of Aerographical
2682 Aerographical (a.) Pertaining to aerography; aerological.
2683 Aerography (n.) A description of the air or atmosphere; aerology. purposeful
2684 Aerohydrodynamic (a.) Acting by the force of air and water; as, an aerohydrodynamic wheel.
2685 aerohydroplane without purpose
2686 aerolite n. a stony meteorite consisting of silicate minerals (n.) A stone, or metallic mass, which has fallen to the earth from distant space; a meteorite; a meteoric stone.
2687 Aerolith (n.) Same as A/rolite.
2688 Aerolithology (n.) The science of aerolites.
2689 Aerolitic (a.) Of or pertaining to aerolites; meteoric; as, aerolitic iron.
2690 Aerologic (a.) Alt. of Aerological
2691 Aerological (a.) Of or pertaining to aerology.
2692 Aerologist (n.) One versed in aerology.
2693 aerology n. meteorology of the total extent of the atmosphere; especially the upper layers (n.) That department of physics which treats of the atmosphere.
2694 aeromagnetic aeromagnetic
2695 Aeromancy (n.) Divination from the state of the air or from atmospheric substances; also, forecasting changes in the weather.
2696 aeromarine aeromarine
2697 aeromechanics n. the branch of mechanics that deals with the motion of gases (especially air) and their effects on bodies in the flow
2698 aeromedicine n. the study and treatment of disorders associated with flight (especially with space flight)
2699 aerometeorograph an aircraft instrument that records temperature, humidity, and atmospheric pressure
2700 aerometer (n.) An instrument for ascertaining the weight or density of air and gases.
2701 Aerometric (a.) Of or pertaining to aerometry; as, aerometric investigations.
2702 Aerometry (n.) The science of measuring the air, including the doctrine of its pressure, elasticity, rarefaction, and condensation; pneumatics.
2703 aeromodeller aeromodeller
2704 aeromotor aeromotor
2705 aeronaut a traveler in a hot-air balloon, airship, or other flying craft.
2706 aeronautic adj. of or pertaining to aeronautics (a.) Alt. of Aeronautical
2707 aeronautical adj. of or pertaining to aeronautics (a.) Pertaining to aeronautics, or aerial sailing.
2708 aeronautics the science of designing, building, and operating aircraft
2709 aeroneurosis a functional disorder of aeroplane pilots characterized by anxiety and various psychosomatic disturbances, caused by insufficient oxygen at high altitudes and the emotional tension of flying
2710 aeronomy the science of the earth's upper atmosphere
2711 aerootitis media aerootitis media
2712 aeropause the indefinite boundary in the upper atmosphere beyond which the air is too thin for conventional aircraft to operate.
2713 aerophobe a person who suffers from aerophobia
2714 Aerophobia (n.) Alt. of Aerophoby
2715 Aerophoby (n.) Dread of a current of air.
2716 aerophone any of a class of musical instruments (such as a trumpet or flute) in which sound is generated by air as the primary vibrating medium
2717 aerophore a portable device filled with compressed air and used in cases of asphyxia or the like
2718 aerophoto aerophoto
2719 aerophotography aerophotography
2720 Aerophyte (n.) A plant growing entirely in the air, and receiving its nourishment from it; an air plant or epiphyte. n. plant that derives moisture and nutrients from the air and rain; usually grows on another plant but not parasitic on it
2721 aeroplane n. an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets (n.) A flying machine, or a small plane for experiments on flying, which floats in the air only when propelled through it.
2722 aeroplankton airtight loophole=
2723 aeropohobia aeropohobia
2724 aeropolitics A passageway between rows of seats as in an auditorium or an airplane
2725 Aeroscope (n.) An apparatus designed for collecting spores, germs, bacteria, etc., suspended in the air.
2726 Aeroscopy (n.) The observation of the state and variations of the atmosphere.
2727 Aerose (a.) Of the nature of, or like, copper; brassy.
2728 Aerosiderite (n.) A mass of meteoric iron.
2729 aerosol n. a dispenser that holds a substance under pressure and that can release it as a fine spray (usually by means of a propellant gas); a cloud of solid or liquid particles in a gas
2730 aerospace n. the atmosphere and outer space considered as a whole
2731 Aerosphere (n.) The atmosphere.
2732 aerostat an airship or hot-air balloon, especially one that is tethered.
2733 aerostatic (a.) Alt. of Aerostatical
2734 Aerostatical (a.) Of or pertaining to aerostatics; pneumatic. (a.) Aeronautic; as, an aerostatic voyage.
2735 aerostatics a branch of statics that deals with the equilibrium of gaseous fluids and of solid bodies immersed in them
2736 aerostation (n.) Aerial navigation; the art of raising and guiding balloons in the air. (n.) The science of weighing air; aerostatics.
2737 aerotherapeutics aerotherapeutics
2738 aerotherapy n. =AEROTHERAPEUTICS n. AEROTHERAPEUTICS
2739 aerothermodynamics the study of the exchange of heat between solids and gases, esp of the heating effect on aircraft flying through the air at very high speeds
2740 aerotitis dilatory
2741 aerotrain a special train that floats in the air by shooting down the air
2742 aertex n. a trademark for a loosely woven cotton fabric that is used to make shirts and underwear
2743 aeruginous fright terror dismay (a.) Of the nature or color of verdigris, or the rust of copper.
2744 Aerugo (n.) The rust of any metal, esp. of brass or copper; verdigris.
2745 Aery (n.) An aerie. (a.) Aerial; ethereal; incorporeal; visionary.
2746 Aeschylus n. Greek tragedian; the father of Greek tragic drama (525-456 BC)
2747 Aesculapian adj. of or belonging to Aesculapius or the healing art (a.) Pertaining to Aesculapius or to the healing art; medical; medicinal.
2748 Aesculapius (n.) The god of medicine. Hence, a physician. n. son of Apollo; a hero and the Roman god of medicine and healing; his daughters were Hygeia and Panacea
2749 Aesculin (n.) Same as Esculin.
2750 Aesir n. (Norse mythology) the chief race of gods living at Asgard
2751 Aesop n. Greek author of fables (circa 620-560 BC)
2752 Aesopian a very large white seabird
2753 Aesopic (a.) Alt. of Esopic
2754 Aesthesia (n.) Perception by the senses; feeling; -- the opposite of anaesthesia.
2755 Aesthesiometer (n.) Alt. of Esthesiometer
2756 Aesthesis (n.) Sensuous perception.
2757 Aesthesodic (a.) Conveying sensory or afferent impulses; -- said of nerves.
2758 aesthete seemingly inescapable moral or emotional burden n. one who professes great sensitivity to the beauty of art and nature (n.) One who makes much or overmuch of aesthetics.
2759 aesthetic related to beauty
2760 aesthetic appeal aesthetic appeal
2761 aesthetic distance gap between a viewer's conscious reality and the fictional reality presented in a work of art.
2762 Aesthetical (a.) Of or Pertaining to aesthetics; versed in aesthetics; as, aesthetic studies, emotions, ideas, persons, etc.
2763 aesthetically in a tasteful way
2764 Aesthetican (n.) One versed in aesthetics.
2765 aesthetician n. a philosopher who specializes in the nature of beauty; a worker skilled in giving beauty treatments (manicures and facials etc.)
2766 aestheticism abnormal pigmentation causing such characteristics as milky skin or white hair an organism exhibiting deficient pigmentation (n.) The doctrine of aesthetics; aesthetic principles; devotion to the beautiful in nature and art.
2767 aesthetics the formal study of art, especially in relation to the idea of beauty
2768 aesthophysiology n. =ESTHESIOPHYSIOLOGY n. ESTHESIOPHYSIOLOGY
2769 Aestho-physiology (n.) The science of sensation in relation to nervous action.
2770 aestival adj. (rare) of or occurring in summer (a.) Of or belonging to the summer; as, aestival diseases.
2771 Aestivate (v. i.) To spend the summer. (v. i.) To pass the summer in a state of torpor. a seemingly magical process of transformation v. sleep during summer
2772 aestivation n. (botany) the arrangement of sepals and petals in a flower bud before it opens; (zoology) cessation or slowing of activity during the summer; especially slowing of metabolism in some animals during a hot or dry period (n.) The state of torpidity induced
2773 Aestuary (n. & a.) See Estuary.
2774 Aestuous (a.) Glowing; agitated, as with heat.
2775 aetatis aetatis
2776 Aetheogamous (a.) Propagated in an unusual way; cryptogamous.
2777 aether n. personification of the sky or upper air breathed by the Olympians; son of Erebus and night or of Chaos and darkness; a medium that was once supposed to fill all space and to support the propagation of electromagnetic waves (n.) See Ether.
2778 aetherial A covered recess connected with or at the side of a larger room
2779 Aethiops mineral Same as Ethiops mineral.
2780 Aethogen (n.) A compound of nitrogen and boro/, which, when heated before the blowpipe, gives a brilliant phosphorescent; boric nitride.
2781 Aethrioscope (n.) An instrument consisting in part of a differential thermometer. It is used for measuring changes of temperature produced by different conditions of the sky, as when clear or clouded.
2782 aetiologic adj. relating to the etiology of a disease; of or relating to the philosophical study of causation
2783 Aetiological (a.) Pertaining to aetiology; assigning a cause.
2784 aetiology n. the philosophical study of causation; the cause of a disease (n.) The science, doctrine, or demonstration of causes; esp., the investigation of the causes of any disease; the science of the origin and development of things. (n.) The assignment of a cau
2785 Aetites (n.) See Eaglestone.
2786 Aetna n. =ETNA n. ETNA
2787 af audio frequency
2788 afar distant or far
2789 Afeard (p. a.) Afraid.
2790 afeared adj. a pronunciation of afraid
2791 afebrile adj. having no fever
2792 Afer (n.) The southwest wind.
2793 aff x. affirmative, affirming
2794 affability friendly and easy to talk to
2795 affable friendly and easy to talk to
2796 Affableness (n.) Affability.
2797 Affably (adv.) In an affable manner; courteously.
2798 Affabrous (a.) Executed in a workmanlike manner; ingeniously made.
2799 affair a situation or subject that is being dealt with or considered
2800 affaire n. a usually secretive or illicit sexual relationship
2801 affaire de coeur an affair of the heart; love affair
2802 affairs n. transactions of professional or public interest; matters of personal concern
2803 Affamish (v. t. & i.) To afflict with, or perish from, hunger.
2804 Affamishment (n.) Starvation.
2805 Affatuate (v. t.) To infatuate.
2806 Affear (v. t.) To frighten.
2807 affect to have an influence on someone or something, or to cause a change in someone or something
2808 affectation behaviour or speech that is not sincere
2809 Affectationist (n.) One who exhibits affectation.
2810 affected acted upon; influenced
2811 Affectedly (adv.) In an affected manner; hypocritically; with more show than reality. (adv.) Lovingly; with tender care.
2812 Affectedness (n.) Affectation.
2813 Affecter (n.) One who affects, assumes, pretends, or strives after.
2814 Affectibility (n.) The quality or state of being affectible.
2815 Affectible (a.) That may be affected.
2816 affecting adj. arousing affect (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Affect (a.) Moving the emotions; fitted to excite the emotions; pathetic; touching; as, an affecting address; an affecting sight. (a.) Affected; given to false show.
2817 Affectingly (adv.) In an affecting manner; is a manner to excite emotions.
2818 affection fond attachment, devotion, or love
2819 Affectional (a.) Of or pertaining to the affections; as, affectional impulses; an affectional nature.
2820 affectionate adj. having or displaying warmth or affection (a.) Having affection or warm regard; loving; fond; as, an affectionate brother. (a.) Kindly inclined; zealous. (a.) Proceeding from affection; indicating love; tender; as, the affectionate care of a parent; a
2821 Affectionated (a.) Disposed; inclined.
2822 affectionately the verifiable claim to have been in a place other than where and when a crime occurred an excuse usually intended to avert blame or punishment adv. with affection (adv.) With affection; lovingly; fondly; tenderly; kindly.
2823 Affectionateness (n.) The quality of being affectionate; fondness; affection.
2824 Affectioned (a.) Disposed. (a.) Affected; conceited.
2825 affective adj. characterized by emotion (a.) Tending to affect; affecting. (a.) Pertaining to or exciting emotion; affectional; emotional.
2826 affective disorder any mental disorder, such as depression or mania, that is characterized by abnormal disturbances of mood
2827 Affectively (adv.) In an affective manner; impressively; emotionally.
2828 affectless showing no emotion or concern for others
2829 affects have an effect on; make a difference to.
2830 Affectuous (a.) Full of passion or emotion; earnest.
2831 Affeer (v. t.) To confirm; to assure. (v. t.) To assess or reduce, as an arbitrary penalty or amercement, to a certain and reasonable sum.
2832 Affeerer (n.) Alt. of Affeeror
2833 Affeerment (n.) The act of affeering.
2834 Affeeror (n.) One who affeers.
2835 affenpinscher dissimilar inconsistent opposed n. European breed of small dog resembling a terrier with dark wiry hair and a tufted muzzle
2836 afferent mark (a gauge or instrument) with a standard scale of readings.
2837 affettuoso reunite to estrange cause someone to feel isolated To estrange - altenated by his gruff manner. (adv.) With feeling.
2838 affiance removed or disassociated from (friends family or homeland) v. give to in marriage (n.) Plighted faith; marriage contract or promise. (n.) Trust; reliance; faith; confidence. (v. t.) To betroth; to pledge one's faith to for marriage, or solemnly promise on
2839 affianced the act of isolating neglecting adj. pledged to be married (imp. / ) of affiance
2840 Affiancer (n.) One who makes a contract of marriage between two persons.
2841 Affiancing (p. pr. / vb. n.) of Affiance
2842 Affiant (n.) One who makes an affidavit. come down and settle n. a person who makes an affidavit
2843 affidavit n. certificate or an official letter
2844 affied of affy
2845 Affile (v. t.) To polish.
2846 Affiliable (a.) Capable of being affiliated to or on, or connected with in origin.
2847 affiliate relate
2848 affiliated askew awry not affiliated adj. being joined in close association of affiliate
2849 affiliates officially attach or connect (a subsidiary group or a person) to an organization
2850 Affiliating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Affiliate
2851 affiliation a connection with a political party or religion, or with a larger organization
2852 Affinal (a.) Related by marriage; from the same source.
2853 Affine (v. t.) To refine.
2854 affined equal adj. closely related (a.) Joined in affinity or by any tie.
2855 Affinitative (a.) Of the nature of affinity.
2856 Affinities (pl. ) of Affinity
2857 affinitive (a.) Closely connected, as by affinity.
2858 affinity a natural attraction or feeling of kinship
2859 affirm to condemn openly as being wrong or reprehensible.
2860 affirm, confirm, verify, ascertain, check, identify affirm, confirm, verify, ascertain, check, identify
2861 affirmable adj. capable of being affirmed or asserted (a.) Capable of being affirmed, asserted, or declared; -- followed by of; as, an attribute affirmable of every just man.
2862 affirmance (n.) Confirmation; ratification; confirmation of a voidable act. (n.) A strong declaration; affirmation.
2863 Affirmant (n.) One who affirms or asserts. (n.) One who affirms, instead of taking an oath.
2864 affirmation n. a judgment by a higher court that the judgment of a lower court was correct and should stand; (religion) a solemn declaration that serves the same purpose as an oath (if an oath is objectionable to the person on religious or ethical grounds); the act o
2865 affirmative agreeing with or consenting to a statement
2866 affirmatively adv. in an affirmative manner (adv.) In an affirmative manner; on the affirmative side of a question; in the affirmative; -- opposed to negatively.
2867 affirmatory adj. affirming or giving assent (a.) Giving affirmation; assertive; affirmative.
2868 affirmed of affirm
2869 Affirmer (n.) One who affirms.
2870 Affirming (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Affirm
2871 affix to fasten or stick one thing to another
2872 affixation n. formation of a word by means of an affix; the result of adding an affix to a root word; the act of attaching or affixing something
2873 affixed of affix
2874 Affixes (pl. ) of Affix
2875 Affixing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Affix
2876 Affixion (n.) Affixture.
2877 Affixture (n.) The act of affixing, or the state of being affixed; attachment.
2878 afflated afflated
2879 Afflation (n.) A blowing or breathing on; inspiration.
2880 afflatus eager to hear something listening attentively n. a strong creative impulse; divine inspiration (n.) A breath or blast of wind. (n.) A divine impartation of knowledge; supernatural impulse; inspiration.
2881 afflict to cause grievous physical or mental suffering to.
2882 afflicted everything ends eventually even good things adj. mentally or physically unfit; grievously affected especially by disease of afflict
2883 Afflictedness (n.) The state of being afflicted; affliction.
2884 Afflicter (n.) One who afflicts.
2885 Afflicting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Afflict (a.) Grievously painful; distressing; afflictive; as, an afflicting event. -- Af*flict"ing*ly, adv.
2886 affliction something that makes you suffer
2887 Afflictionless (a.) Free from affliction.
2888 afflictive adj. causing misery or pain or distress (a.) Giving pain; causing continued or repeated pain or grief; distressing.
2889 Afflictively (adv.) In an afflictive manner.
2890 affluence n. abundant wealth
2891 affluencet affluencet
2892 Affluency (n.) Affluence.
2893 affluent having a lot of money or owning a lot of things
2894 Affluently (adv.) Abundantly; copiously.
2895 Affluentness (n.) Great plenty.
2896 affluenza a psychological malaise supposedly affecting wealthy young people, symptoms of which include a lack of motivation, feelings of guilt, and a sense of isolation.
2897 afflux (n.) A flowing towards; that which flows to; as, an afflux of blood to the head.
2898 Affluxion (n.) The act of flowing towards; afflux.
2899 Affodill (n.) Asphodel.
2900 Afforce (v. t.) To reenforce; to strengthen.
2901 Afforcement (n.) A fortress; a fortification for defense. (n.) A reenforcement; a strengthening.
2902 Afforciament (n.) See Afforcement.
2903 afford to be able to buy or do something because you have enough money or time
2904 afford to to be able to do, manage, or bear without serious consequence
2905 afford to do afford to do
2906 affordability the ability to buy something
2907 affordable not expensive
2908 afforded of afford
2909 Affording (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Afford
2910 Affordment (n.) Anything given as a help; bestowal.
2911 affored have enough money to pay for.
2912 afforest Vt. Cool.
2913 afforestation n. the conversion of bare or cultivated land into forest (originally for the purpose of hunting) (n.) The act of converting into forest or woodland.
2914 Afformative (n.) An affix.
2915 affranchise v. grant freedom to; as from slavery or servitude (v. t.) To make free; to enfranchise.
2916 Affranchisement (n.) The act of making free; enfranchisement.
2917 Affrap (v. t. & i.) To strike, or strike down.
2918 affray n. a noisy fight; noisy quarrel (v. t.) To startle from quiet; to alarm. (v. t.) To frighten; to scare; to frighten away. (v. t.) The act of suddenly disturbing any one; an assault or attack. (v. t.) Alarm; terror; fright. (v. t.) A tumultuous assault or
2919 Affrayed (p. p.) of Affray
2920 Affrayer (n.) One engaged in an affray.
2921 Affrayment (n.) Affray.
2922 Affreight (v. t.) To hire, as a ship, for the transportation of goods or freight.
2923 Affreighter (n.) One who hires or charters a ship to convey goods.
2924 Affreightment (n.) The act of hiring, or the contract for the use of, a vessel, or some part of it, to convey cargo.
2925 Affret (n.) A furious onset or attack.
2926 affricate n. a composite speech sound consisting of a stop and a fricative articulated at the same point (as `ch' in `chair' and `j' in `joy')
2927 Affriction (n.) The act of rubbing against.
2928 Affriended (p. p.) Made friends; reconciled.
2929 affright n. an overwhelming feeling of fear and anxiety; v. cause fear in (v. t.) To impress with sudden fear; to frighten; to alarm. (p. a.) Affrighted. (n.) Sudden and great fear; terror. It expresses a stronger impression than fear, or apprehension, perhaps les
2930 affrighted of affright
2931 Affrightedly (adv.) With fright.
2932 Affrighten (v. t.) To frighten.
2933 Affrighter (n.) One who frightens.
2934 Affrightful (a.) Terrifying; frightful.
2935 Affrighting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Affright
2936 Affrightment (n.) Affright; the state of being frightened; sudden fear or alarm.
2937 affrim affrim
2938 affront a personally offensive act or word
2939 Affronte (a.) Face to face, or front to front; facing.
2940 affronted of affront
2941 Affrontedly (adv.) Shamelessly.
2942 Affrontee (n.) One who receives an affront.
2943 Affronter (n.) One who affronts, or insults to the face.
2944 Affronting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Affront
2945 Affrontingly (adv.) In an affronting manner.
2946 Affrontive (a.) Tending to affront or offend; offensive; abusive.
2947 Affrontiveness (n.) The quality that gives an affront or offense.
2948 Affuse (v. t.) To pour out or upon.
2949 affused of affuse
2950 Affusing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Affuse
2951 affusion n. the act of baptizing someone by pouring water on their head (n.) The act of pouring upon, or sprinkling with a liquid, as water upon a child in baptism. (n.) The act of pouring water or other fluid on the whole or a part of the body, as a remedy in dis
2952 Affy (v. t.) To confide one's self to, or in); to trust. (v. t.) To betroth or espouse; to affiance. (v. t.) To bind in faith. (v. i.) To trust or confide.
2953 Affying (p. pr.) of Affy
2954 Afghan adj. of or relating to or characteristic of Afghanistan or its people; n. a blanket knitted or crocheted in strips or squares; sometimes used as a shawl; a native or inhabitant of Afghanistan; tall graceful breed of hound with a long silky coat; native to
2955 afghani adj. of or relating to or characteristic of Afghanistan or its people; n. the basic unit of money in Afghanistan; an Iranian language spoken in Afghanistan and Pakistan; the official language of Afghanistan
2956 afghanistan afghanistan
2957 Afghanistanism Afghanistanism
2958 Afghistan Afghistan
2959 aficionado a fervent fan
2960 afield adv. off the subject; beyond the point at issue; in or into a field (especially a field of battle); far away from home or one's usual surroundings (adv.) To, in, or on the field. (adv.) Out of the way; astray.
2961 afire on fire; burning.
2962 aflame an assertion made with little or no proof adj. lighted up by or as by fire or flame; keenly excited (especially sexually) or indicating excitement (adv. & a.) Inflames; glowing with light or passion; ablaze.
2963 Aflat (adv.) Level with the ground; flat.
2964 aflatoxin state to be true claim or assert assert without proof to assert assert claim affirm declare n. a potent carcinogen from the fungus Aspergillus; can be produced and stored for use as a bioweapon
2965 Aflaunt (adv. & a.) In a flaunting state or position.
2966 Aflicker (adv. & a.) In a flickering state.
2967 afloat adj. borne on the water; floating; covered with water; aimlessly drifting (adv. & a.) Borne on the water; floating; on board ship. (adv. & a.) Moving; passing from place to place; in general circulation; as, a rumor is afloat. (adv. & a.) Unfixed; moving
2968 Aflow (adv. & a.) Flowing.
2969 Aflush (adv. & a.) In a flushed or blushing state. (adv. & a.) On a level.
2970 aflutter reportedly supposedly adj. excited in anticipation (adv. & a.) In a flutter; agitated.
2971 Afoam (adv. & a.) In a foaming state; as, the sea is all afoam.
2972 afond loyalty devotion or loyalty to a person group or cause
2973 afoot in preparation or progress; happening or beginning to happen.
2974 afore (adv.) Before. (adv.) In the fore part of a vessel. (prep.) Before in all its senses). (prep.) Before; in front of; farther forward than; as, afore the windlass.
2975 Aforecited (a.) Named or quoted before.
2976 Aforegoing (a.) Going before; foregoing.
2977 Aforehand (adv.) Beforehand; in anticipation. (a.) Prepared; previously provided; -- opposed to behindhand.
2978 aforementioned adj. being the one previously mentioned or spoken of (a.) Previously mentioned; before-mentioned.
2979 Aforenamed (a.) Named before.
2980 aforesaid denoting a thing or person previously mentioned.
2981 aforethought (a.) Premeditated; prepense; previously in mind; designed; as, malice aforethought, which is required to constitute murder. (n.) Premeditation.
2982 aforetime (adv.) In time past; formerly.
2983 afoul (adv. & a.) In collision; entangled.
2984 afraid having feelings of aversion or unwillingness in regard to something
2985 afraid of fear something
2986 A-frame a support structure shaped like the letter A
2987 Afreet (n.) Same as Afrit. (n.) A powerful evil jinnee, demon, or monstrous giant.
2988 afresh in a new or different way.
2989 Afric (a.) African. (n.) Africa.
2990 Africa the second-largest continent, lying south of europe
2991 African adj. of or relating to the nations of Africa or their peoples; n. a native or inhabitant of Africa (a.) Of or pertaining to Africa. (n.) A native of Africa; also one ethnologically belonging to an African race.
2992 Africana objects of cultural or historical interest of African origin
2993 Africander (n.) One born in Africa, the offspring of a white father and a "colored" mother. Also, and now commonly in Southern Africa, a native born of European settlers. a union of two or more groups association coalition union n. tall large-horned humped cattle of
2994 Africanism (n.) A word, phrase, idiom, or custom peculiar to Africa or Africans.
2995 Africanist joined by political agreement or treaty
2996 Africanize (v. t.) To place under the domination of Africans or negroes.
2997 afrikaans adj. belonging or relating to white people of South Africa whose ancestors were Dutch or to their language; n. an official language of the Republic of South Africa; closely related to Dutch and Flemish
2998 afrikander n. a white native of Cape Province who is a descendant of Dutch settlers and who speaks Afrikaans
2999 Afrikaner remove the repetition of usually initial consonant sounds in two or more neighboring words or syllables adj. belonging or relating to white people of South Africa whose ancestors were Dutch or to their language; n. a white native of Cape Province who is a
3000 Afrit (n.) Alt. of Afreet
3001 Afrite (n.) Alt. of Afreet
3002 afro the commencement of two or more stressed syllables n. a rounded thickly curled hairdo
3003 afro- to distribute to allot to set apart for a particular purpose give set apart or assign something to someone
3004 afroamerican pertaining to or characteristic of Americans of African ancestry
3005 afroasian of or relating to the nations of Africa and Asia or their peoples
3006 afroasiatic distribute n. a large family of related languages spoken both in Asia and Africa
3007 Afrobeat the act to fix the place of money space etc. given foraparticularpurpose
3008 afroism ideas related to Africans
3009 Afront (adv.) In front; face to face. (prep.) In front of.
3010 afrormosia a tree, Pericopsis elata (or Afrormosia elata), of western Africa, having wood that resembles teak and is used in cabinetwork
3011 aft the amount of something given to a person adj. (nautical, aeronautical) situated at or toward the stern or tail; adv. at or near or toward the stern of a ship or tail of an airplane (adv. & a.) Near or towards the stern of a vessel; astern; abaft.
3012 after behind or in the rear, happening at a time subsequent to a reference time
3013 After a storm comes a calm. After a storm comes a calm.
3014 after a while following a certain period of time, usually one that is relatively short.
3015 after all eventually
3016 after all is said and done when everything is settled or concluded; finally.
3017 After damp An irrespirable gas, remaining after an explosion of fire damp in mines; choke damp. See Carbonic acid.
3018 After decades of civil war, order was restored. After decades of civil war, order was restored.
3019 after effect effect that follows at some interval after the stimulus produced
3020 After he bumped into the shelf, the priceless china fell and shattered into fragments. After he bumped into the shelf, the priceless china fell and shattered into fragments.
3021 after school activities are those that are organized for children in the afternoon or evening after they have finished school.
3022 After the storm comes the calm. After the storm comes the calm.
3023 after years afteryears
3024 After you. After you.
3025 afterages afterages
3026 afterall finally, eventually, as a result, consequently
3027 afterbirth n. the placenta and fetal membranes that are expelled from the uterus after the baby is born (n.) The placenta and membranes with which the fetus is connected, and which come away after delivery.
3028 afterbrain a nontechnical name for myelencephalon
3029 afterburner n. a device injects fuel into a hot exhaust for extra thrust
3030 afterburning also called : reheat a process in which additional fuel is ignited in the exhaust gases of a jet engine to produce additional thrust
3031 aftercabin aftercabin
3032 aftercare n. care and treatment of a convalescent patient
3033 Aftercast (n.) A throw of dice after the game in ended; hence, anything done too late.
3034 Afterclap (n.) An unexpected subsequent event; something disagreeable happening after an affair is supposed to be at an end. combination of metals
3035 aftercrop metal made by joining two or more metals (n.) A second crop or harvest in the same year.
3036 afterdamp n. a toxic mixture of gases (including carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide and nitrogen) after an explosion of firedamp in a mine
3037 afterdark Cross-Channel travel is travel across the English Channel, especially by boat.
3038 afterdeck n. a deck abaft of midships
3039 afterdinner obsolete
3040 After-dinner (n.) The time just after dinner. (a.) Following dinner; post-prandial; as, an after-dinner nap.
3041 After-eatage (n.) Aftergrass.
3042 aftereffect n. Effect remaining behind
3043 after-effect an effect that follows at some interval after the stimulus that produces it
3044 Aftereye (v. t.) To look after.
3045 afterfive afterfive
3046 Aftergame (n.) A second game; hence, a subsequent scheme or expedient.
3047 afterglow v. to represent someone or something in a picture or story
3048 After-glow (n.) A glow of refulgence in the western sky after sunset.
3049 aftergrass enticing seductive attractive appealing (n.) The grass that grows after the first crop has been mown; aftermath.
3050 aftergrowth indirect reference (n.) A second growth or crop, or metaphorically) development.
3051 Afterguard (n.) The seaman or seamen stationed on the poop or after part of the ship, to attend the after-sails.
3052 afterheat the heat generated by radioactivity remaining in a nuclear reactor after it has been shut down
3053 afterhours adversary to unite formally as by treaty affiliate associate confederate
3054 afterimage n. an image (usually a negative image) that persists after stimulation has ceased
3055 After-image (n.) The impression of a vivid sensation retained by the retina of the eye after the cause has been removed; also extended to impressions left of tones, smells, etc.
3056 Afterings (n. pl.) The last milk drawn in milking; strokings.
3057 afterlife the life, for example in heaven, that some people believe begins after death
3058 afterlight book containing astronomical information
3059 aftermarket the market for spare parts, accessories, and components, especially for motor vehicles.
3060 aftermath what happened after, the following event
3061 After-mentioned (a.) Mentioned afterwards; as, persons after-mentioned in a writing).
3062 aftermost adj. located closest to the stern or tail (a. superl.) Hindmost; -- opposed to foremost. (a. superl.) Nearest the stern; most aft.
3063 afternoon the part of the day which follows noon, between noon and evening
3064 afternoons during the afternoon, esp regularly
3065 After-note (n.) One of the small notes occur on the unaccented parts of the measure, taking their time from the preceding note.
3066 afterpain pain that follows expulsion of the placenta, due to contraction of the uterus, seen particularly in multiparas due to vigorous periodic contractions of the puerperal uterus.
3067 Afterpains (n. pl.) The pains which succeed childbirth, as in expelling the afterbirth.
3068 afterpiece n. a brief dramatic piece (usually comic) presented after a play (n.) A piece performed after a play, usually a farce or other small entertainment. (n.) The heel of a rudder.
3069 afters n. a dish served as the last course of a meal
3070 After-sails (n.) The sails on the mizzenmast, or on the stays between the mainmast and mizzenmast.
3071 aftersales aftersales
3072 aftersensation reserved and remote standoffish uninvolved at a distance especially in feeling or interest apart distant in interest reserved cool Not in sympathy with or desiring to associate with others removed or distant either physically or emotionally n. an image (u
3073 Aftershaft (n.) The hypoptilum.
3074 aftershave Aftershave is a liquid with a pleasant smell that men sometimes put on their faces after shaving.
3075 aftershock a sudden movement of the earth's surface that often follows an earthquake
3076 aftertaste n. an afterimage of a taste (n.) A taste which remains in the mouth after eating or drinking.
3077 aftertax denoting the dominant person or animal in a group
3078 afterthought an idea, or plan that was not originally intended but is thought of at a later time
3079 aftertime arranged in the order of the letters of the alphabet
3080 afterwar part of any lofty mountain
3081 afterward at a later time, after something else has happened
3082 Afterwards (adv.) Alt. of Afterward
3083 Afterwise (a.) Wise after the event; wise or knowing, when it is too late.
3084 After-wit (n.) Wisdom or perception that comes after it can be of use.
3085 After-witted (a.) Characterized by after-wit; slow-witted.
3086 afterword a concluding section in a book, typically by a person other than the author.
3087 afterworld n. the place where you are after you die
3088 Aftmost (a.) Nearest the stern.
3089 Aftward (adv.) Toward the stern.
3090 Ag n. a soft white precious univalent metallic element having the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of any metal; occurs in argentite and in free form; used in coins and jewelry and tableware and photography
3091 Aga (n.) Alt. of Agha
3092 again once more; to a previous place, position, or state
3093 again and again repeatedly
3094 Againbuy (v. t.) To redeem.
3095 Agains (prep.) Against; also, towards in order to meet).
3096 Againsay (v. t.) To gainsay.
3097 against in a direction or course opposite to
3098 against the clock you do it as fast as possible and try to finish it before a certain time
3099 against the law illegal or unlawful.
3100 Againstand (v. t.) To withstand.
3101 Againward (adv.) Back again.
3102 Agalactia (n.) Alt. of Agalaxy
3103 Agalactous (a.) Lacking milk to suckle with.
3104 Agal-agal (n.) Same as Agar-agar.
3105 Agalaxy (n.) Failure of the due secretion of milk after childbirth.
3106 Agalloch (n.) Alt. of Agallochum
3107 Agallochum (n.) A soft, resinous wood Aquilaria Agallocha) of highly aromatic smell, burnt by the orientals as a perfume. It is called also agalwood and aloes wood. The name is also given to some other species.
3108 Agalmatolite (n.) A soft, compact stone, of a grayish, greenish, or yellowish color, carved into images by the Chinese, and hence called figure stone, and pagodite. It is probably a variety of pinite.
3109 agama n. small terrestrial lizard of warm regions of the Old World (n.) A genus of lizards, one of the few which feed upon vegetable substances; also, one of these lizards.
3110 agamemnon to make a change to something n. (Greek mythology) the king who lead the Greeks against Troy in the Trojan War
3111 Agami (n.) A South American bird Psophia crepitans), allied to the cranes, and easily domesticated; -- called also the gold-breasted trumpeter. Its body is about the size of the pheasant. See Trumpeter.
3112 Agamic (a.) Produced without sexual union; as, agamic or unfertilized eggs. (a.) Not having visible organs of reproduction, as flowerless plants; agamous.
3113 Agamically (adv.) In an agamic manner.
3114 Agamis (pl. ) of Agami
3115 Agamist (n.) An unmarried person; also, one opposed to marriage.
3116 Agamogenesis (n.) Reproduction without the union of parents of distinct sexes: asexual reproduction. n. reproduction without the fusion of gametes
3117 Agamogenetic (n.) Reproducing or produced without sexual union.
3118 agamospermy a heated fight argument or quarrel controversy dispute
3119 agamous adj. (of reproduction) not involving the fusion of male and female gametes in reproduction (a.) Having no visible sexual organs; asexual. (a.) cryptogamous.
3120 agamy agamy
3121 Aganglionic (a.) Without ganglia.
3122 Agapae (pl. ) of Agape
3123 agapanthus interchange occur successively n. any of various plants of the genus Agapanthus having umbels of showy blue to purple flowers
3124 agape adj. with the mouth wide open as in wonder or awe; n. a religious meal shared as a sign of love and fellowship; selfless love of one person for another without sexual implications (especially love that is spiritual in nature); (Christian theology) the lov
3125 Agapemone a free-love institution
3126 agaragar rotating
3127 Agar-agar (n.) A fucus or seaweed much used in the East for soups and jellies; Ceylon moss Gracilaria lichenoides).
3128 agaric n. a saprophytic fungus of the order Agaricales having an umbrellalike cap with gills on the underside; fungus used in the preparation of punk for fuses (n.) A fungus of the genus Agaricus, of many species, of which the common mushroom is an example. (n.)
3129 Agasp (adv. & a.) In a state of gasping.
3130 Agast (v. t.) Alt. of Aghast (p. p. & a.) See Aghast.
3131 Agastric (a.) Having to stomach, or distinct digestive canal, as the tapeworm.
3132 agate to change something back and forth n. an impure form of quartz consisting of banded chalcedony; used as a gemstone and for making mortars and pestles (adv.) On the way; agoing; as, to be agate; to set the bells agate. (n.) A semipellucid, uncrystallized v
3133 agateware n. pottery that is veined and mottled to resemble agate
3134 Agatha one of available possibilities option selection choice a choice limited to one of two or
3135 Agatiferous (a.) Containing or producing agates.
3136 Agatine (a.) Pertaining to, or like, agate.
3137 Agatize (v. t.) To convert into agate; to make resemble agate.
3138 Agaty (a.) Of the nature of agate, or containing agate.
3139 agave n. tropical American plants with basal rosettes of fibrous sword-shaped leaves and flowers in tall spikes; some cultivated for ornament or for fiber (n.) A genus of plants order Amaryllidaceae) of which the chief species is the maguey or century plant A.
3140 agaze adj. (used of eyes) open and fixed as if in fear or wonder
3141 Agazed (p. p.) Gazing with astonishment; amazed.
3142 age the length of time that one has existed; duration of life:
3143 age bracket the range between two particular ages
3144 Age of Enlightenment an intellectual and scientific movement of 18th century Europe which was characterized by a rational and scientific approach to religious, social, political, and economic issues.
3145 aged adj. (used of tobacco) aging as a preservative process (`aged' is pronounced as one syllable); of wines, fruit, cheeses; having reached a desired or final condition; (`aged' pronounced as one syllable); advanced in years; (`aged' is pronounced as two syll
3146 agedate elevation height
3147 Agedly (adv.) In the manner of an aged person.
3148 Agedness (n.) The quality of being aged; oldness. extent or distance upward n. the property characteristic of old age
3149 agegrade agegrade
3150 agegroup a group of people having approximately the same age
3151 agehardening the hardening of metals by spontaneous structural changes over a period of time See also precipitation hardening
3152 ageing egocentric generosity selflessness unselfish regard for or devotion to the welfare of others adj. growing old; n. the organic process of growing older and showing the effects of increasing age; acquiring desirable qualities by being left undisturbed for s
3153 ageism one who is unselfishly devoted to improving the welfare of others n. discrimination against middle-aged and elderly people
3154 Ageless (a.) Without old age limits of duration; as, fountains of ageless youth.
3155 agelimit unselfish
3156 agelong adj. lasting through all time
3157 Agen (adv. & prep.) See Again.
3158 agena a U.S. upper stage, with a restartable liquid-propellant engine, used with various booster stages to launch satellites into orbit around the earth and send probes to the moon and planets: also used as a docking target in the Gemini program
3159 Agencies (pl. ) of Agency
3160 agency a business that represents one group of people when dealing with another group
3161 agencyshop a shop in which the union represents all workers in the bargaining unit and collects dues and fees from nonunion as well as union members
3162 Agend (n.) See Agendum.
3163 agenda a list of matters to be discussed at a meeting
3164 Agendum (n.) Something to be done; in the pl., a memorandum book. (n.) A church service; a ritual or liturgy. [In this sense, usually Agenda.] a graduate or former student of a specific school a graduate or former student n. a list of matters to be taken up (as a
3165 agene n. a yellow pungent volatile oil (trade name Agene) formerly used for bleaching and aging flour
3166 Agenesic (a.) Characterized by sterility; infecund.
3167 agenesis n. imperfect development; nondevelopment of a part (n.) Any imperfect development of the body, or any anomaly of organization.
3168 agenize v. age or bleach flour with Agene (nitrogen trichloride)
3169 Agennesis (n.) Impotence; sterility.
3170 agent a person who acts for or represents another
3171 agentgeneral agentgeneral
3172 agential adj. of or relating to an agent or agency (a.) Of or pertaining to an agent or an agency.
3173 agentive disintegrate separate isolate to combine into a single unit or whole to mix merge combine To mix or blend together in a homogeneous body to merge into a single body
3174 agentry related to agents
3175 agents a person who acts on behalf of another, in particular.
3176 Agentship (n.) Agency.
3177 ageold belonging to or lasting from times long ago
3178 ager dissipate to accumulate to pile up accumulate collect gather to collect for oneself
3179 Ageratum (n.) A genus of plants, one species of which A. Mexicanum) has lavender-blue flowers in dense clusters. n. any plant of the genus Ageratum having opposite leaves and small heads of blue or white flowers; rhizomatous plant of central and southeastern Unite
3180 ages how long something has existed
3181 agespecific agespecific
3182 AGF astonish astound surprise
3183 agfay agfay
3184 Aggeneration (n.) The act of producing in addition.
3185 agger (n.) An earthwork; a mound; a raised work.
3186 Aggeration (n.) A heaping up; accumulation; as, aggerations of sand.
3187 Aggerose (a.) In heaps; full of heaps.
3188 Aggest (v. t.) To heap up.
3189 aggie astonishing astounding surprising startling
3190 aggiornamento the process of bringing up to date methods, ideas, etc
3191 agglomerate collect or form into a mass or group.
3192 agglomerated of agglomerate (a.) collected into a ball, heap, or mass. (a.) collected into a rounded head of flowers.
3193 Agglomerating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Agglomerate
3194 Agglomeration (n.) The act or process of collecting in a mass; a heaping together. (n.) State of being collected in a mass; a mass; cluster.
3195 Agglomerative (a.) Having a tendency to gather together, or to make collections.
3196 agglutinant (a.) Uniting, as glue; causing, or tending to cause, adhesion. (n.) Any viscous substance which causes bodies or parts to adhere.
3197 agglutinate atmosphere adj. united as if by glue; v. clump together; as of bacteria, red blood cells, etc.; string together (morphemes in an agglutinating language) (v. t.) To unite, or cause to adhere, as with glue or other viscous substance; to unite by causing an
3198 agglutinated of agglutinate
3199 Agglutinating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Agglutinate
3200 agglutination n. the building of words from component morphemes that retain their form and meaning in the process of combining; a clumping of bacteria or red cells when held together by antibodies (agglutinins); the coalescing of small particles that are suspended in s
3201 agglutinative Having the ability of using both hands with equal skill or ease adj. forming derivative or compound words by putting together constituents each of which expresses a single definite meaning; united as if by glue (a.) Pertaining to agglutination; tending to
3202 agglutinin n. an antibody that causes agglutination of a specific antigen
3203 agglutinogen atmosphere mood n. any substance that acts as an antigen to cause agglutinin production
3204 Aggrace (v. t.) To favor; to grace. (n.) Grace; favor.
3205 aggradation the deposition of material by a river, stream, or current.
3206 aggrade the state of having more than one meaning v. build up to a level by depositing sediment
3207 Aggrandizable (a.) Capable of being aggrandized.
3208 Aggrandization (n.) Aggrandizement.
3209 aggrandize to make something more powerful or important
3210 aggrandized of aggrandize
3211 aggrandizement an increase in power or importance
3212 Aggrandizer (n.) One who aggrandizes, or makes great.
3213 Aggrandizing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Aggrandize
3214 Aggrate (a.) To please.
3215 aggravate to worsen
3216 aggravate a standoff A situation in which one force or party neutralizes or counterbalances the other and further action is prevented
3217 aggravate, make worse cause to smell bad; fill with a bad smell
3218 aggravated adj. incited, especially deliberately, to anger; made more severe or intense especially in law of aggravate
3219 aggravating worsening
3220 Aggravatingly (adv.) In an aggravating manner.
3221 aggravation trouble?ordifficulty
3222 Aggravative (a.) Tending to aggravate. (n.) That which aggravates.
3223 aggravator to walk slowly a leisurely walk n. an unpleasant person who is annoying or exasperating
3224 aggregate gathered or tending to gather into a mass or whole
3225 Aggregated summed up, gathered up
3226 Aggregately (adv.) Collectively; in mass.
3227 Aggregating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Aggregate
3228 aggregation pleasing to the taste or smell something extremely pleasing to taste or smell n. the act of gathering something together; several things grouped together or considered as a whole (n.) The act of aggregating, or the state of being aggregated; collection in
3229 aggregative adj. gathered or tending to gather into a mass or whole (a.) Taken together; collective. (a.) Gregarious; social.
3230 Aggregator (n.) One who aggregates.
3231 Aggrege (v. t.) To make heavy; to aggravate.
3232 aggress to initiate an attack, war, quarrel, or fight.
3233 aggressed of aggress
3234 Aggressing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Aggress
3235 aggression spoken or physical behaviour that is threatening or involves harm to someone or something
3236 aggressive behaving in an angry and violent way towards another person
3237 aggressive begging a legal term that refers to unlawful forms of public begging.
3238 aggressively enthusiastically; violently; energetically
3239 aggressor n. a confident assertive person who acts as instigator; someone who attacks (n.) The person who first attacks or makes an aggression; he who begins hostility or a quarrel; an assailant.
3240 aggressor nation aggravate to improve to make better or more tolerable to ease to get better make better
3241 Aggri (a.) Applied to a kind of variegated glass beads of ancient manufacture; as, aggry beads are found in Ashantee and Fantee in Africa.
3242 Aggrievance (n.) Oppression; hardship; injury; grievance.
3243 aggrieve to oppress or injure by institute
3244 aggrieved made sad
3245 Aggrieving (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Aggrieve
3246 aggro n. (informal British usage) aggravation or aggression
3247 Aggroup (v. t.) To bring together in a group; to group.
3248 aggrouped of aggroup
3249 Aggrouping (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Aggroup
3250 Aggroupment (n.) Arrangement in a group or in groups; grouping.
3251 Aggry (a.) Alt. of Aggri
3252 Agha (n.) In Turkey, a commander or chief officer. It is used also as a title of respect.
3253 aghast filled with horror or shock.
3254 Agible (a.) Possible to be done; practicable.
3255 agile to move your body quickly and easily
3256 Agilely (adv.) In an agile manner; nimbly.
3257 Agileness (n.) Agility; nimbleness.
3258 agility nimbleness, skillfullness, adroitness, proficiency
3259 agin against
3260 aging the process of growing old
3261 aginner the quality of being pleasant or agreeable pleasantness convenience something that conduces to comfort or enjoyment
3262 agio n. a fee charged for exchanging currencies (n.) The premium or percentage on a better sort of money when it is given in exchange for an inferior sort. The premium or discount on foreign bills of exchange is sometimes called agio.
3263 Agios (pl. ) of Agio
3264 agiotage n. a fee charged for exchanging currencies (n.) Exchange business; also, stockjobbing; the maneuvers of speculators to raise or lower the price of stocks or public funds.
3265 Agist (v. t.) To take to graze or pasture, at a certain sum; -- used originally of the feeding of cattle in the king's forests, and collecting the money for the same.
3266 Agistator (n.) See Agister.
3267 Agister (n.) Alt. of Agistor
3268 Agistment (n.) Formerly, the taking and feeding of other men's cattle in the king's forests. (n.) The taking in by any one of other men's cattle to graze at a certain rate. (n.) The price paid for such feeding. (n.) A charge or rate against lands; as, an agistment
3269 Agistor (n.) Formerly, an officer of the king's forest, who had the care of cattle agisted, and collected the money for the same; -- hence called gisttaker, which in England is corrupted into guest-taker. (n.) Now, one who agists or takes in cattle to pasture at
3270 Agitable (a.) Capable of being agitated, or easily moved.
3271 agitate to disturb
3272 agitated to be troubled deeply or emotionally, confused, distressed
3273 agitatedly (adv.) In an agitated manner.
3274 Agitating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Agitate
3275 agitation a strong emotional trouble or disturbance, distress
3276 agitative adj. causing or tending to cause anger or resentment (a.) Tending to agitate.
3277 agitato congenial pleasant friendly sociable having or showing pleasant kind amicable Good-natured friendly - attracted friends by his amiable disposition. = complaisant being friendly and congenial (a.) Sung or played in a restless, hurried, and spasmodic manner
3278 agitator friendly and peaceful politely friendly friendly Characterized by or exhibiting friendliness or goodwill (adj) friendly agreeable goodwill PEACEABLE n. one who agitates; a political troublemaker (n.) One who agitates; one who stirs up or excites others; a
3279 agitprop n. political propaganda (especially Communist propaganda) communicated via art and literature and cinema
3280 Aglaia in the middle of n. (Greek mythology) one of the three Graces
3281 aglare glaring; blazing
3282 aglaze aglaze
3283 agleam adj. bright with a steady but subdued shining (adv. & a.) Gleaming; as, faces agleam.
3284 aglet n. iron fittings, decorative liquor
3285 agley friendship peaceful harmony (adv.) Aside; askew.
3286 aglimmer (adv. & a.) In a glimmering state.
3287 aglitter adj. having brief brilliant points or flashes of light (adv. & a.) Glittering; in a glitter.
3288 Aglossal (a.) Without tongue; tongueless.
3289 aglow adj. softly bright or radiant (adv. & a.) In a glow; glowing; as, cheeks aglow; the landscape all aglow.
3290 Aglutition (n.) Inability to swallow.
3291 aglycon official pardon
3292 agma the velar nasal consonant sound, especially in those forms where it was represented by the letter g or by gamma.
3293 Agminal (a.) Pertaining to an army marching, or to a train.
3294 Agminate (a.) Alt. of Agminated
3295 Agminated (a.) Grouped together; as, the agminated glands of Peyer in the small intestine.
3296 agnail n. a loose narrow strip of skin near the base of a fingernail; tearing it produces a painful sore that is easily infected (n.) A corn on the toe or foot. (n.) An inflammation or sore under or around the nail; also, a hangnail.
3297 agnate related to descent by the male line of ancestors
3298 Agnatic related to descent by the male line of ancestors
3299 agnation feeling loving passionate n. line of descent traced through the paternal side of the family (n.) Consanguinity by a line of males only, as distinguished from cognation.
3300 Agnes lacking shape or form shapeless irregular having no definite form
3301 Agni (pl. ) of Agnus
3302 Agnition (n.) Acknowledgment.
3303 Agnize (v. t.) To recognize; to acknowledge.
3304 Agnoiology (n.) The doctrine concerning those things of which we are necessarily ignorant.
3305 Agnomen (n.) An additional or fourth name given by the Romans, on account of some remarkable exploit or event; as, Publius Caius Scipio Africanus. (n.) An additional name, or an epithet appended to a name; as, Aristides the Just. n. an additional name or an epith
3306 Agnominate (v. t.) To name.
3307 Agnomination (n.) A surname. (n.) Paronomasia; also, alliteration; annomination.
3308 agnosia suddenly increase one's indebtedness n. inability to recognize objects by use of the senses
3309 agnostic a person who believes that nothing is known or can be known of the existence or nature of god or of anything beyond material phenomena
3310 agnosticism n. the disbelief in any claims of ultimate knowledge; a religious orientation of doubt; a denial of ultimate knowledge of the existence of God (n.) That doctrine which, professing ignorance, neither asserts nor denies. (n.) The doctrine that the existence
3311 Agnus (n.) Agnus Dei.
3312 Agnus castus A species of Vitex V. agnus castus); the chaste tree.
3313 Agnus Dei A figure of a lamb bearing a cross or flag. A cake of wax stamped with such a figure. It is made from the remains of the paschal candles and blessed by the Pope. A triple prayer in the sacrifice of the Mass, beginning with the words "Agnus Dei."
3314 Agnuses (pl. ) of Agnus
3315 ago gone; gone by; gone away; past; passed away; in past time; in time gone by
3316 agog very eager or curious to hear or see something.
3317 agogo agogo
3318 agoing (adv.) In motion; in the act of going; as, to set a mill agoing.
3319 Agon (n.) A contest for a prize at the public games. an animal that can live in water and on land any of a class (Amphibian) of cold-blooded vertebrates (as frogs toads or salamanders) intermediate in many characters between fishes and reptiles and having gill
3320 agonal adj. pertaining to or associated with agony (especially death agonies)
3321 Agone (a. & adv.) Ago. (n.) Agonic line.
3322 Agones (pl. ) of Agon
3323 agonic (a.) Not forming an angle.
3324 Agonies (pl. ) of Agony
3325 Agonism (n.) Contention for a prize; a contest.
3326 agonist n. (biochemistry) a drug that can combine with a receptor on a cell to produce a physiological reaction; a muscle that contracts while another relaxes; someone involved in a contest or battle (as in an agon); the principal character in a work of fiction (
3327 agonistic adj. struggling for effect; striving to overcome in argument; of or relating to the athletic contests held in ancient Greece (a.) Alt. of Agonistical
3328 Agonistical (a.) Pertaining to violent contests, bodily or mental; pertaining to athletic or polemic feats; athletic; combative; hence, strained; unnatural.
3329 Agonistically (adv.) In an agonistic manner.
3330 Agonistics (n.) The science of athletic combats, or contests in public games.
3331 agonize to suffer mental anguish or worry
3332 agonized adj. expressing pain or agony of agonize
3333 agonizing adj. extremely painful (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Agonize
3334 Agonizingly (adv.) With extreme anguish or desperate struggles.
3335 Agonothete (n.) An officer who presided over the great public games in Greece.
3336 Agonothetic (a.) Pertaining to the office of an agonothete.
3337 agony extreme physical or mental pain or suffering
3338 agony colnmn abridge /meagerness
3339 Agood (adv.) In earnest; heartily.
3340 agora to judge or decide the amount, value, quality, or importance of something
3341 agoraphobia the quality or state of being ample FULLNESS n. a morbid fear of open spaces (as fear of being caught alone in some public place)
3342 agoraphobic adj. suffering from agoraphobia; abnormally afraid of open or public places
3343 Agouara (n.) The crab-eating raccoon Procyon cancrivorus), found in the tropical parts of America.
3344 Agouta (n.) A small insectivorous mammal Solenodon paradoxus), allied to the moles, found only in Hayti.
3345 agouti n. agile long-legged rabbit-sized rodent of Central America and South America and the West Indies; valued as food (n.) Alt. of Agouty
3346 Agouty (n.) A rodent of the genus Dasyprocta, about the size of a rabbit, peculiar to South America and the West Indies. The most common species is the Dasyprocta agouti.
3347 Agrace (n. & v.) See Aggrace.
3348 Agraffe (n.) A hook or clasp. (n.) A hook, eyelet, or other device by which a piano wire is so held as to limit the vibration. to cut off a body part
3349 Agrammatist (n.) A illiterate person.
3350 agranulocyte mononuclear leukocytes, are white blood cells with a one-lobed nucleus.
3351 agrapha n. sayings of Jesus not recorded in the canonical Gospels
3352 Agraphia (n.) The absence or loss of the power of expressing ideas by written signs. It is one form of aphasia.
3353 Agraphic (a.) Characterized by agraphia.
3354 agrarian relating to the land, especially the use of land for farming
3355 Agrarianism (n.) An equal or equitable division of landed property; the principles or acts of those who favor a redistribution of land.
3356 Agrarianize (v. t.) To distribute according to, or to imbue with, the principles of agrarianism.
3357 agravic pertaining to a state or region in which the effect of gravity is zero.
3358 Agre (adv.) Alt. of Agree
3359 agree to share an opinion or feeling; be in accord:
3360 agree to to say yes; to say that you will do what somebody wants or that you will allow something to happen
3361 agree with to think that something is morally right
3362 agree, concur, consent, make an agreement, reach an agreement, strike an agreement be in accord; be in agreement
3363 Agreeability (n.) Easiness of disposition. (n.) The quality of being, or making one's self, agreeable; agreeableness.
3364 agreeable pleasant or pleasing
3365 Agreeableness (n.) The quality of being agreeable or pleasing; that quality which gives satisfaction or moderate pleasure to the mind or senses. (n.) The quality of being agreeable or suitable; suitableness or conformity; consistency. (n.) Resemblance; concordance; har
3366 agreeably adv. in an enjoyable manner (adv.) In an agreeably manner; in a manner to give pleasure; pleasingly. (adv.) In accordance; suitably; consistently; conformably; -- followed by to and rarely by with. See Agreeable, 4. (adv.) Alike; similarly.
3367 agreed have reached a joint decision on it or have the same opinion about it
3368 Agreeing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Agree
3369 Agreeingly (adv.) In an agreeing manner to); correspondingly; agreeably.
3370 agreement the situation in which people have the same opinion, or in which they approve of or accept something
3371 agreements harmony or accordance in opinion or feeling; a position or result of agreeing.
3372 Agreer (n.) One who agrees.
3373 agrees have the same opinion about something; concur.
3374 agrement the approval of a diplomatic representative by the state to which he or she is to be accredited
3375 agrestic adj. (of behavior) rustic and uncouth; characteristic of the fields or country (a.) Pertaining to fields or the country, in opposition to the city; rural; rustic; unpolished; uncouth.
3376 Agrestical (a.) Agrestic.
3377 agribaron agribaron
3378 agribusiness n. a large-scale farming enterprise
3379 agrichemical any chemical used in agricultural production, as commercial fertilizers, pesticides, and feed supplements
3380 Agricolation (n.) Agriculture.
3381 Agricolist (n.) A cultivator of the soil; an agriculturist.
3382 Agricultor (n.) An agriculturist; a farmer.
3383 agricultural the work and methods of growing crops and looking after animals
3384 Agriculturalist (n.) An agriculturist which is the preferred form.)
3385 agriculture farming
3386 Agriculturism (n.) Agriculture.
3387 agriculturist n. someone concerned with the science or art or business of cultivating the soil (n.) One engaged or skilled in agriculture; a husbandman.
3388 Agrief (adv.) In grief; amiss.
3389 agrimony n. a plant of the genus Agrimonia having spikelike clusters of small yellow flowers (n.) A genus of plants of the Rose family. (n.) The name is also given to various other plants; as, hemp agrimony Eupatorium cannabinum); water agrimony Bidens).
3390 agrimotor agrimotor
3391 Agrin (adv. & a.) In the act of grinning.
3392 Agriologist (n.) One versed or engaged in agriology.
3393 Agriology (n.) Description or comparative study of the customs of savage or uncivilized tribes.
3394 Agrise (v. i.) To shudder with terror; to tremble with fear. (v. t.) To shudder at; to abhor; to dread; to loathe. (v. t.) To terrify; to affright.
3395 agrobiology n. the study of plant nutrition and growth especially as a way to increase crop yield
3396 agrobusiness the businesses collectively associated with the production, processing, and distribution of agricultural products.
3397 agrochemical a chemical, such as a pesticide, used for agricultural purposes
3398 agroecosystem agroecosystem
3399 agroindustrial the large-scale production, processing, and packaging of food using modern equipment and methods.
3400 agrology n. science of soils in relation to crops
3401 Agrom (n.) A disease occurring in Bengal and other parts of the East Indies, in which the tongue chaps and cleaves.
3402 Agronomic Alt. of Agronomical
3403 Agronomical Pertaining to agronomy, of the management of farms.
3404 agronomics (n.) The science of the distribution and management of land.
3405 agronomist n. an expert in soil management and field-crop production (n.) One versed in agronomy; a student of agronomy.
3406 agronomy n. the application of soil and plant sciences to land management and crop production (n.) The management of land; rural economy; agriculture.
3407 Agrope (adv. & a.) In the act of groping.
3408 agropolitics agropolitics
3409 Agrostis (n.) A genus of grasses, including species called in common language bent grass. Some of them, as redtop Agrostis vulgaris), are valuable pasture grasses.
3410 Agrostographic (a.) Alt. of Agrostographical
3411 Agrostographical (a.) Pertaining to agrostography.
3412 Agrostography (n.) A description of the grasses.
3413 Agrostologic (a.) Alt. of Agrostological
3414 Agrostological (a.) Pertaining to agrostology.
3415 Agrostologist (n.) One skilled in agrostology.
3416 agrostology (n.) That part of botany which treats of the grasses.
3417 agrotechnology agrotechnology
3418 agrotype agrotype
3419 aground (of a ship) lying on or touching the ground under shallow water.
3420 Agroupment (n.) See Aggroupment.
3421 Agrypnotic (n.) Anything which prevents sleep, or produces wakefulness, as strong tea or coffee.
3422 Aguardiente (n.) A inferior brandy of Spain and Portugal. (n.) A strong alcoholic drink, especially pulque.
3423 ague n. a fit of shivering or shaking; successive stages of chills and fever that is a symptom of malaria; a mark (') placed above a vowel to indicate pronunciation (n.) An acute fever. (n.) An intermittent fever, attended by alternate cold and hot fits. (n.)
3424 agued of ague
3425 Aguilt (v. t.) To be guilty of; to offend; to sin against; to wrong.
3426 Aguise (n.) Dress. (v. t.) To dress; to attire; to adorn.
3427 aguish adj. affected by ague (a.) Having the qualities of an ague; somewhat cold or shivering; chilly; shaky. (a.) Productive of, or affected by, ague; as, the aguish districts of England.
3428 Agush (adv. & a.) In a gushing state.
3429 Agynous (a.) Without female organs; male.
3430 ah (interj.) An exclamation, expressive of surprise, pity, complaint, entreaty, contempt, threatening, delight, triumph, etc., according to the manner of utterance.
3431 aha (interj.) An exclamation expressing, by different intonations, triumph, mixed with derision or irony, or simple surprise. (n.) A sunk fence. See Ha-ha.
3432 ahchoo It's what you say when your nose discharges a lot of snot
3433 ahead in front
3434 ahead of in front of or before; earlier than
3435 aheap (adv.) In a heap; huddled together.
3436 Aheight (adv.) Aloft; on high.
3437 ahem (interj.) An exclamation to call one's attention; hem.
3438 ahermatype Non-reef building species of corals
3439 Ahey (interj.) Hey; ho.
3440 Ahigh (adv.) On high.
3441 ahimsa n. a Buddhist and Hindu and especially Jainist doctrine holding that all forms of life are sacred and urging the avoidance of violence
3442 ahistoric without concern for history or historical development; indifferent to tradition.
3443 Ahold (adv.) Near the wind; as, to lay a ship ahold.
3444 ahorse adj. traveling on horseback; adv. on the back of a horse
3445 Ahorseback (adv.) On horseback.
3446 ahoy (interj.) A term used in hailing; as, "Ship ahoy."
3447 Ahriman n. the spirit of evil in Zoroastrianism; arch rival of Ormazd (n.) The Evil Principle or Being of the ancient Persians; the Prince of Darkness as opposer to Ormuzd, the King of Light.
3448 Ahu (n.) The Asiatic gazelle.
3449 ahuisclos ahuisclos
3450 ahull (adv.) With the sails furled, and the helm lashed alee; -- applied to ships in a storm. See Hull, n.
3451 Ahungered (a.) Pinched with hunger; very hungry.
3452 AI artificial intelligence
3453 Aiblins (adv.) Alt. of Ablins
3454 Aich's metal A kind of gun metal, containing copper, zinc, and iron, but no tin.
3455 aid help or support
3456 aid society an organization providing free legal guidance and service to persons who cannot afford a lawyer
3457 aid station living in oxygen living active occurring or existing in the absence of free oxygen
3458 Aida attention, interest, desire, action: a process used to sell a product or service, which involves getting a customer's attention
3459 Aidance (n.) Aid.
3460 Aidant (a.) Helping; helpful; supplying aid.
3461 Aid-de-camp (n.) An officer selected by a general to carry orders, also to assist or represent him in correspondence and in directing movements.
3462 aide assistant or helper
3463 aided of aid
3464 aidedecamp a chronological error
3465 aide-de-camp a military officer acting as a confidential assistant to a senior officer.
3466 aidememoire incongruity A thing placed or occurring out of its normal time - A machine gun at the Battle of Yorktown would be an anachronism.
3467 Aider (n.) One who, or that which, aids.
3468 Aidful (a.) Helpful.
3469 Aiding (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Aid
3470 Aidless (a.) Helpless; without aid.
3471 Aid-major (n.) The adjutant of a regiment.
3472 aidman (adj) out-of-date not attributed to the correct historical period
3473 aids a school of whales
3474 Aids-de-camp (pl. ) of Aid-de-camp
3475 Aiel (n.) See Ayle.
3476 Aiglet (n.) A tag of a lace or of the points, braids, or cords formerly used in dress. They were sometimes formed into small images. Hence, "aglet baby" Shak.), an aglet image. (n.) A round white staylace. (n.) Same as Aglet.
3477 aigned aigned
3478 Aigre (a.) Sour.
3479 Aigremore (n.) Charcoal prepared for making powder.
3480 Aigret (n.) Alt. of Aigrette
3481 aigrette n. a long plume (especially one of egret feathers) worn on a hat or a piece of jewelry in the shape of a plume (n.) The small white European heron. See Egret. (n.) A plume or tuft for the head composed of feathers, or of gems, etc. (n.) A tuft like that o
3482 aiguille (n.) A needle-shaped peak. (n.) An instrument for boring holes, used in blasting.
3483 aiguillette (n.) A point or tag at the end of a fringe or lace; an aglet. (n.) One of the ornamental tags, cords, or loops on some military and naval uniforms.
3484 Aigulet (n.) See Aglet.
3485 ail the inability to feel pain but without a loss of consciousness absence of sense of pain n. aromatic bulb used as seasoning; v. be unwell, ill, or ill disposed; cause bodily suffering to and make sick or indisposed (v. t.) To affect with pain or uneasiness
3486 Ailanthus (n.) Same as Ailantus. insensibility to pain without loss of consciousness n. any of several deciduous Asian trees of the genus Ailanthus
3487 Ailantus (n.) A genus of beautiful trees, natives of the East Indies. The tree imperfectly di/cious, and the staminate or male plant is very offensive when blossom.
3488 ailed of ail
3489 Aileen cutest and most unique girl in the world
3490 aileron lacking similarity similar alike like comparable n. an airfoil that controls lateral motion
3491 Ailette (n.) A small square shield, formerly worn on the shoulders of knights, -- being the prototype of the modern epaulet.
3492 ailing experiencing difficulty and problems
3493 ailment n. an often persistent bodily disorder or disease; a cause for complaining (n.) Indisposition; morbid affection of the body; -- not applied ordinarily to acute diseases.
3494 Ailuroidea (n. pl.) A group of the Carnivora, which includes the cats, civets, and hyenas.
3495 aim to try or planto, to point
3496 aim at point or direct (a weapon or camera) at a target.
3497 aim to you plan or hope to achieve it.
3498 aimed of aim
3499 Aimer (n.) One who aims, directs, or points.
3500 aiming (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Aim
3501 aimless without any clear intentions, purpose, or direction
3502 aimlessly without purpose
3503 aims an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions
3504 Aino (n.) One of a peculiar race inhabiting Yesso, the Kooril Islands etc., in the northern part of the empire of Japan, by some supposed to have been the progenitors of the Japanese. The Ainos are stout and short, with hairy bodies.
3505 Ain't A contraction for are not and am not; also used for is not. [Colloq. or illiterate speech]. See An't.
3506 Ainu involving the use of logical reasoning
3507 aioli n. garlic mayonnaise
3508 air a colorless, odorless, tasteless, gaseous mixture, mainly nitrogen and oxygen
3509 air alert the time period during which military and civilian agencies are prepared for an enemy air attack
3510 air attack air attack
3511 air bag a bag in a vehicle that automatically fills with air if the vehicle is involved in an accident, in order to protect the driver or a passenger from injury
3512 air ball air ball
3513 air base one who believes that a formal government in unnecessary one who rebels against any authority established order or ruling power
3514 air bath air bath
3515 air bed order lawlessness disorder State of confusion or lawlessness - a country brought to utter anarchy by civil war. = chaos pandemonium A sack or matters inflated with air, and used as a bed.
3516 air bladder a cursed detested person something or someone loathed or detested Anything forbidden as by social usage the denunciation of something as accursed An air sac, sometimes double or variously lobed, in the visceral cavity of many fishes. It originates in the
3517 air blast air blast
3518 air brake a family member from whom one is descended forefather one from whom a person is descended and who is usually more remote in the line of descent than a grandparent A railway brake operated by condensed air.
3519 air cargo air cargo
3520 air carrier to fasten by an anchor unstable dislodge secure firmly in position to keep hold or be firmly fixed fix secure fasten
3521 air castle absentminded dreaming while awake
3522 Air cell A cavity in the cellular tissue of plants, containing air only. A receptacle of air in various parts of the system; as, a cell or minute cavity in the walls of the air tubes of the lungs; the air sac of birds; a dilatation of the air vessels in insects.
3523 air chamber A chamber or cavity filled with air, in an animal or plant. A cavity containing air to act as a spring for equalizing the flow of a liquid in a pump or other hydraulic machine.
3524 air chiefmarshal abbr ACM a senior officer of the Royal Air Force and certain other air forces, of equivalent rank to admiral in the Royal Navy
3525 air coach prehistoric old aged antique antiquate
3526 air cock not of primary importance providing assistance subordinate auxiliary accessory A faucet to allow escape of air.
3527 air command the Canadian air force
3528 air commodore a senior officer of the Royal Air Force and certain other air forces, of equivalent rank to brigadier in the Army
3529 air condition control the humidity and temperature of
3530 air conditioner a system that keeps air cool and dry
3531 air conditioning Air conditioning is a method of providing buildings and vehicles with cool dry air.
3532 air controlman air controlman
3533 air cool equip with an apparatus for controlling the humidity and temperature
3534 air corridor an air route along which aircraft are allowed to fly
3535 air craft An aircraft is a vehicle which can fly, for example an aeroplane or a helicopter.
3536 air craftman a noncommissioned officer in the British Royal Air Force
3537 air craftwoman air craftwoman
3538 air crew the crew of an aircraft
3539 air current air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure
3540 air curtain not necessarily true or reliable
3541 air cushion a short and numorous narrative about one's own experiences episode amusing account somebody's account of something a short personal account of an incident or event (n) short usually funny account of an event a usually short narrative of an interesting amu
3542 air cushionvehicle Pathology reduced number of red blood cells and causing weakness A pathological deficiency in the oxygen-carrying component of the blood measured in unit volume concentrations of hemoglobin red blood cell volume or red blood cell number
3543 air defense Lacking vitality listless and weak
3544 air division a unit of the United States Air Force usually comprising two or more wings
3545 Air drill A drill driven by the elastic pressure of condensed air; a pneumatic drill.
3546 air edition air edition
3547 Air engine An engine driven by heated or by compressed air.
3548 air express air express
3549 air fleet resentment wrath fury indignation rage
3550 air force the aviation branch of a country's armed forces
3551 Air gas See under Gas.
3552 air gauge air gauge
3553 Air gun A kind of gun in which the elastic force of condensed air is used to discharge the ball. The air is powerfully compressed into a reservoir attached to the gun, by a condensing pump, and is controlled by a valve actuated by the trigger.
3554 air hammer a hammer driven by compressed air
3555 air hole A hole to admit or discharge air; specifically, a spot in the ice not frozen over. A fault in a casting, produced by a bubble of air; a blowhole.
3556 air hostess anxiety fear dread
3557 air jacket A jacket having air-tight cells, or cavities which can be filled with air, to render persons buoyant in swimming.
3558 air lane a designated route followed by airplanes in flying from one airport to another
3559 air letter The utterance of criticism or censure
3560 Air level Spirit level. See Level.
3561 air lift transportation of people or goods by air (especially when other means of access are unavailable)
3562 air lock a chamber that provides access to space where air is under pressure
3563 air log air log
3564 air mail mail that is sent by air transport
3565 air map air map
3566 air marshal a senior Royal Air Force officer of equivalent rank to a vice admiral in the Royal Navy
3567 air mass a body of air covering a relatively wide area, exhibiting approximately uniform properties through any horizontal section
3568 air mile a feeling of strong dislike resentment hostility a feeling of hatred or ill will Hatred
3569 air ministry air ministry
3570 air motor A device in which the pressure of confined air causes the rotation of a rotor or the movement of a piston
3571 air out to remain in the fresh air and become fresher.
3572 air patrol air patrol
3573 Air pipe A pipe for the passage of air; esp. a ventilating pipe.
3574 air piracy air piracy
3575 air planecloth Historical records - in the annals of literature. a record of events arranged in yearly sequence
3576 air plant A plant deriving its sustenance from the air alone; an aerophyte.
3577 air pocket to add or attach
3578 Air poise An instrument to measure the weight of air.
3579 air pollution the presence in or introduction into the air of a substance which has harmful or poisonous effects.
3580 air power exterminated destroy something completely to reduce to utter ruin or nonexistence destroy utterly remove clear abolish exterminate eradicate
3581 air pressure the force exerted by air, whether compressed or unconfined, on any surface in contact with it
3582 air pump A kind of pump for exhausting air from a vessel or closed space; also, a pump to condense air or force it into a closed space. A pump used to exhaust from a condenser the condensed steam, the water used for condensing, and any commingled air.
3583 air purifying system a device that removes contaminating particles (such as dust, pollen, and dander) from the air
3584 air quality a measurement of the pollutants in the air
3585 air raid an attack by armed planes on a surface target
3586 air resistance the frictional force air exerts against a moving object.
3587 air rifle footnote comment
3588 air right air right
3589 air route declare proclaim make public publish
3590 air sac a sac containing air, certain cavities in a bird's body connected with lugs
3591 air scout a scout belonging to a scout troop that specializes in flying, gliding, etc
3592 air service air service
3593 air shaft irritate bother pester to disturb or irritate especially by repeated acts A passage, usually vertical, for admitting fresh air into a mine or a tunnel.
3594 air space bothersome
3595 air speed a record of events yearly
3596 air spring an enclosed pocket of air used to absorb shock or sudden fluctuations of load
3597 air stewardess A person who assists passengers in an aircraft.
3598 air stop an annual allowance or income
3599 Air stove A stove for heating a current of air which is directed against its surface by means of pipes, and then distributed through a building.
3600 air temperature The degree of hotness or coldness of a body or environment
3601 air terminal a building in an airport or in a place near an airport where aircraft passengers go before their flight leaves or from which they leave after their flight has arrived
3602 air transport irregularity aberration deviation
3603 air trap typical specimen predicted occurrence /normal typical
3604 air umbrella A heavy concentration of military aircraft sent out to cover the movements and support the action of ground forces.
3605 air valve not identified or of unknown authorship no name Having an unknown or unacknowledged name (adj) nameless without a disclosed identity unnamed unsigned Of unknown authorship-an anonymous publication. not named or identified
3606 Air vessel A vessel, cell, duct, or tube containing or conducting air; as the air vessels of insects, birds, plants, etc.; the air vessel of a pump, engine, etc. For the latter, see Air chamber. The air vessels of insects are called tracheae, of plants spiral vessel
3607 air warden air warden
3608 air way a duct that provides ventilation (as in mines)
3609 air waybeacon a rotating light assembly mounted atop a tower.
3610 air well a ventilating shaft in a building.
3611 airboat a shallow-draft boat powered by an aircraft engine, for use in swamps.
3612 airborne carried by the air, as pollen or dust
3613 airborne life moving or being carried through the air
3614 airbreathe airbreathe
3615 airbrush n. an atomizer to spray paint by means of compressed air; v. paint with an airbrush
3616 Air-built (a.) Erected in the air; having no solid foundation; chimerical; as, an air-built castle.
3617 airbus n. a subsonic jet airliner operated over short distances
3618 aircraft any machine supported for flight in the air
3619 aircraft carrier a warship equipped with a large open deck for the taking off and landing of warplanes and with facilities to carry, service, and arm them
3620 Air-drawn (a.) Drawn in air; imaginary.
3621 airdrome n. an airfield equipped with control tower and hangers as well as accommodations for passengers and cargo
3622 airdrop a study of narcotism n. delivery of supplies or equipment or personnel by dropping them by parachute from an aircraft
3623 airduct a drug used by doctors to prevent a patient from feeling pain lacking awareness or sensitivity
3624 aire n. a river in northern England that flows southeast through West Yorkshire
3625 aired of air
3626 airedale in a new or different form n. breed of large wiry-coated terrier bred in Yorkshire
3627 Airer (n.) One who exposes to the air. (n.) A frame on which clothes are aired or dried.
3628 airfare n. the fare charged for traveling by airplane
3629 airfield a level area, usually equipped with hard-surfaced runways, on which airplanes take off and land
3630 airfight airfight
3631 airflow n. the flow of air
3632 airfoil Vt. change to gold
3633 airframe n. the framework and covering of an airplane or rocket (excluding the engines)
3634 airfreight v. transport (cargo) by air
3635 airgraph airgraph
3636 airhead indignant resentful irate n. a bridgehead seized by airborne troops; a flighty scatterbrained simpleton
3637 Airily (adv.) In an airy manner; lightly; gaily; jauntily; flippantly.
3638 Airiness (n.) The state or quality of being airy; openness or exposure to the air; as, the airiness of a country seat. (n.) Lightness of spirits; gayety; levity; as, the airiness of young persons.
3639 airing agonizing pain pain suffering agony n. a short excursion (a walk or ride) in the open air; the act of supplying fresh air and getting rid of foul air; the opening of a subject to widespread discussion and debate (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Air (n.) A walk or a r
3640 airless lacking air, without air
3641 airlift transportation of people or goods by air
3642 Airlike (a.) Resembling air.
3643 airline a system furnishing air transport, usually scheduled, between specified points
3644 airliner n. a commercial airplane that carries passengers
3645 airlines a hose that carries air under pressure
3646 Airling (n.) A thoughtless, gay person.
3647 airmail to enliven or fill with life n. a system of conveying mail by aircraft; letters and packages that are transported by aircraft; v. send or transport by airmail
3648 airmailedition airmailedition
3649 airman an aviator, u.s.air force, a member of a military aircrew
3650 airminded enjoying airplane travels
3651 Airometer (n.) A hollow cylinder to contain air. It is closed above and open below, and has its open end plunged into water.
3652 airpark a small airport for private planes, especially one located near an industrial park or other commercial center
3653 airplane any of various winged vehicles capable of flight
3654 airport a tract of leveled land where aircraft can take off and land
3655 airports a place where aircraft land and take off and where there are buildings for passengers to wait in and for aircraft to be sheltered
3656 airproof airproof
3657 airscape airscape
3658 airscrew n. a propeller that rotates to push against air
3659 airsea airsea
3660 airship a self-propelled, lighter-than-air aircraft with means of controlling the direction of flight; dirigible.
3661 airsick adj. experiencing motion sickness
3662 Air-slacked (a.) Slacked, or pulverized, by exposure to the air; as, air-slacked lime.
3663 airspace space available in the atmosphere immediately above the earth.
3664 airspeed the forward speed of an aircraft relative to the air through which it moves
3665 airstream cancel to declare or make legally invalid or void n. a relatively well-defined prevailing wind; the flow of air that is driven backwards by an aircraft propeller
3666 airstrip a small landing field having only one runway
3667 airtight completely closed so that no air can get in or out
3668 Air-tight (a.) So tight as to be impermeable to air; as, an air-tight cylinder. (n.) A stove the draft of which can be almost entirely shut off.
3669 airtoair a drug that relieves or allays pain something that soothes calms or comforts
3670 airtoground to crown to ordain
3671 airtounderwater irregular or different from the norm deviating from what is normal or expected inconsistent with or deviating from what is usual normal or expected IRREGULAR UNUSUAL
3672 Airward (adv.) Alt. of Airwards
3673 Airwards (adv.) Toward the air; upward.
3674 airwise airwise
3675 airwoman n. a woman aviator
3676 airworthy adj. of aircraft; fit to fly
3677 airy with a lot of light and space; giving an impression of light gracefulness and elegance.
3678 aisle a long, narrow space between rows of seats
3679 aisle seat a seat, esp on a plane, situated at the end of a row, adjacent to the aisle
3680 aisled (a.) Furnished with an aisle or aisles.
3681 Aisless (a.) Without an aisle.
3682 Ait (n.) An islet, or little isle, in a river or lake; an eyot. (n.) Oat.
3683 Aitch (n.) The letter h or H.
3684 Aitchbone (n.) The bone of the rump; also, the cut of beef surrounding this bone.
3685 Aitiology (n.) See Aetiology.
3686 aj antijamming
3687 Ajanta A village of west-central India southwest of Amravati
3688 ajar slightly open
3689 Ajax n. a mythical Greek hero; a warrior who fought against Troy in the Iliad
3690 Ajog (adv.) On the jog.
3691 Ajutage (n.) A tube through which water is discharged; an efflux tube; as, the ajutage of a fountain.
3692 ak a state in northwestern North America; the 49th state admitted to the union
3693 aka Also known as
3694 Ake (n. & v.) See Ache.
3695 Akene (n.) Same as Achene.
3696 Aketon (n.) See Acton.
3697 akimbo adv. with hands on hips and elbows extending outward (a.) With a crook or bend; with the hand on the hip and elbow turned outward.
3698 akin having some of the same qualities
3699 akin to akin to
3700 akinesia n. motionlessness attributable to a temporary paralysis (n.) Paralysis of the motor nerves; loss of movement.
3701 Akinesic (a.) Pertaining to akinesia.
3702 Akkad to counteract or provoke the anger of to offend counteract to incur or provoke the hostility of
3703 Akkadian n. an ancient branch of the Semitic languages
3704 Aknee (adv.) On the knee.
3705 Aknow Earlier form of Acknow.
3706 al n. a state in the southeastern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War; a silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite (a.) All. (conj.) Although; if.
3707 Al- (A prefix.) All; wholly; completely; as, almighty, almost. (A prefix.) To; at; on; -- in OF. shortened to a-. See Ad-. (A prefix.) The Arabic definite article answering to the English the; as, Alkoran, the Koran or the Book; alchemy, the chemistry.
3708 al old hand at al old hand at
3709 Al segno A direction for the performer to return and recommence from the sign /.
3710 Ala (n.) A winglike organ, or part.
3711 Alabama n. the Muskhogean language of the Alabama; a state in the southeastern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War; a river in Alabama formed by the confluence of the Coosa and Tallapoosa Rivers near Mo
3712 Alabama period A period in the American eocene, the lowest in the tertiary age except the lignitic.
3713 Alabamian n. a native or resident of Alabama
3714 alabamine A highly unstable radioactive element, the heaviest of the halogen group, that resembles iodine in solution
3715 alabaster a type of white stone; of or resembling alabaster
3716 Alabastra (pl. ) of Alabastrum
3717 Alabastrian (a.) Alabastrine.
3718 alabastrine adj. of or resembling alabaster (a.) Of, pertaining to, or like, alabaster; as alabastrine limbs.
3719 Alabastrum (n.) A flower bud.
3720 alacarte having unlimited choices with a separate price for each item
3721 Alack (interj.) An exclamation expressive of sorrow.
3722 Alackaday (interj.) An exclamation expressing sorrow.
3723 Alacrify (v. t.) To rouse to action; to inspirit.
3724 Alacrious (a.) Brisk; joyously active; lively.
3725 Alacriously (adv.) With alacrity; briskly.
3726 Alacriousness (n.) Alacrity.
3727 alacritous quick and eager
3728 alacrity brisk and cheerful readiness.
3729 aladdin foreran n. in the Arabian Nights a boy who acquires a magic lamp from which he can summon a genie
3730 Aladdin's lamp preceding prior predecessor
3731 Aladinist (n.) One of a sect of freethinkers among the Mohammedans.
3732 Alae (pl. ) of Ala a preceding event something that came before
3733 alaking cooked in a cream sauce with mushrooms and green peppers
3734 alalia to be older than n. paralysis of the vocal cords resulting in an inability to speak
3735 Alalonga (n.) Alt. of Alilonghi
3736 alameda Of or pertaining to the times things events before the great flood in the days of Noah
3737 Alamire (n.) The lowest note but one in Guido Aretino's scale of music.
3738 alamo n. a siege and massacre at a mission in San Antonio in 1836; Mexican forces under Santa Anna besieged and massacred American rebels who were fighting to make Texas independent of Mexico
3739 Alamodality (n.) The quality of being a la mode; conformity to the mode or fashion; fashionableness.
3740 Alamode (adv. & a.) According to the fashion or prevailing mode. (n.) A thin, black silk for hoods, scarfs, etc.; -- often called simply mode.
3741 Alamort (a.) To the death; mortally.
3742 Alan (n.) A wolfhound.
3743 Aland (adv.) On land; to the land; ashore.
3744 alanine n. a crystalline amino acid that occurs in many proteins (n.) A white crystalline base, C3H7NO2, derived from aldehyde ammonia.
3745 Alantin (n.) See Inulin.
3746 alanyl the amino acid radical or residue of alanine
3747 alapage alapage
3748 alar one of a pair of slender movable segmented sensory organs on the head of insects myriapods and crustaceans adj. having or resembling wings; of or relating to the axil; n. a chemical sprayed on fruit trees to regulate their growth so the entire crop can be
3749 alarm a sudden fear or distressing suspense caused by an awareness of danger; apprehension; fright
3750 alarm bell the sound of an alarm
3751 alarm clock a clock with a bell or buzzer that can be set to sound at a particular time, as to awaken someone
3752 alarm signal a signal warning of danger
3753 Alarmable (a.) Easily alarmed or disturbed.
3754 alarmed a collection of selected literary or artistic pieces compiled into one work a collection especially of literary works a collection of literary pieces A collection of choice literary works ? an anthology of modern poetry. a collection of selected literary
3755 Alarmedly (adv.) In an alarmed manner.
3756 alarming causing worry or fear.
3757 alarmism n. needless warnings
3758 alarmist n. a person who wanrs others, n. a person who alarms others needlessly
3759 alarum ascribing human characteristics to nonhuman objects n. an automatic signal (usually a sound) warning of danger (n.) See Alarm.
3760 alary adj. having or resembling wings (a.) Of or pertaining to wings; also, wing-shaped.
3761 alas adv. by bad luck (interj.) An exclamation expressive of sorrow, pity, or apprehension of evil; -- in old writers, sometimes followed by day or white; alas the day, like alack a day, or alas the white.
3762 alaska n. a state in northwestern North America; the 49th state admitted to the union
3763 Alaskan adj. relating to or characteristic of the state or people of Alaska; n. a native or resident of Alaska
3764 Alastor an avenging spirit or deity frequently evoked in Greek tragedy; a male Nemesis
3765 Alate (adv.) Lately; of late. (a.) Alt. of Alated
3766 alated adj. (of seeds or insects) having winglike extensions (a.) Winged; having wings, or side appendages like wings.
3767 Alatern (n.) Alt. of Alaternus
3768 Alaternus (n.) An ornamental evergreen shrub Rhamnus alaternus) belonging to the buckthorns.
3769 Alation (n.) The state of being winged.
3770 Alaunt (n.) See Alan.
3771 alb n. a white linen liturgical vestment with sleeves; worn by priests (n.) A vestment of white linen, reaching to the feet, an enveloping the person; -- in the Roman Catholic church, worn by those in holy orders when officiating at mass. It was formerly worn
3772 albacore n. large pelagic tuna the source of most canned tuna; reaches 93 pounds and has long pectoral fins; found worldwide in tropical and temperate waters; relatively small tuna with choice white flesh; major source of canned tuna (n.) See Albicore.
3773 Alban (n.) A white crystalline resinous substance extracted from gutta-percha by the action of alcohol or ether.
3774 Albania ludicrous characterized by clownish extravagance or absurdity n. a republic in southeastern Europe on the Adriatic coast of the Balkan Peninsula
3775 Albanian adj. of or relating to Albania or its people or language or culture; n. the Indo-European language spoken by the people of Albania; a native or inhabitant of Albania (a.) Of or pertaining to Albania, a province of Turkey. (n.) A native of Albania.
3776 albany foresee expect predict assume forecast n. a town in southwest Georgia; processing center for peanuts and pecans; state capital of New York; located in eastern New York State on the west bank of the Hudson river
3777 Albata (n.) A white metallic alloy; which is made into spoons, forks, teapots, etc. British plate or German silver. See German silver, under German.
3778 albatross a very large white seabird
3779 albatrosses seemingly inescapable moral or emotional burden
3780 Albe (conj.) Alt. of Albee
3781 albedo to give advance thought discussion or treatment to n. the ratio of reflected to incident light (n.) Whiteness. Specifically: Astron.) The ratio which the light reflected from an unpolished surface bears to the total light falling upon that surface.
3782 Albee (conj.) Although; albeit.
3783 albeit although
3784 Albert n. prince consort of Queen Victoria of England (1819-1861)
3785 Alberta n. one of the three prairie provinces in western Canada; rich in oil and natural gas and minerals
3786 Albertite (n.) A bituminous mineral resembling asphaltum, found in the county of A. /bert, New Brunswick.
3787 Albertype (n.) A picture printed from a kind of gelatine plate produced by means of a photographic negative.
3788 Albescence (n.) The act of becoming white; whitishness.
3789 albescent an agent used to counteract a poisonous or noxious subtance Anything that will counteract or remove the effects of poison disease or the like remedy a remedy to counteract the effects of poison adj. becoming or shading into white (a.) Becoming white or wh
3790 Albicant (a.) Growing or becoming white.
3791 Albication (n.) The process of becoming white, or developing white patches, or streaks.
3792 Albicore (n.) A name applied to several large fishes of the Mackerel family, esp. Orcynus alalonga. One species Orcynus thynnus), common in the Mediterranean and Atlantic, is called in New England the horse mackerel; the tunny.
3793 Albification (n.) The act or process of making white.
3794 Albigenses (n. pl.) Alt. of Albigeois n. a Christian religious sect in southern France in the 12th and 13th centuries; believers in Albigensianism
3795 Albigensian (a.) Of or pertaining to the Albigenses.
3796 Albigeois (n. pl.) A sect of reformers opposed to the church of Rome in the 12th centuries.
3797 Albin Albin
3798 Albina A sex goddess and beauty queen. Makes men turn heads. Lives life to the fullest and has no regrets. Loves her friends dearly and does anything for them
3799 Albiness (n.) A female albino.
3800 albinism n. the congenital absence of pigmentation in the eyes and skin and hair (n.) The state or condition of being an albino: abinoism; leucopathy.
3801 Albinistic (a.) Affected with albinism.
3802 albino a person with congenital albinism
3803 Albinoism (n.) The state or condition of being an albino; albinism.
3804 Albinos (pl. ) of Albino
3805 albinotic adj. of or pertaining to or affected by albinism (a.) Affected with albinism.
3806 Albion n. archaic name for England or Great Britain; used poetically (n.) An ancient name of England, still retained in poetry.
3807 albite n. a widely distributed feldspar that forms rocks (n.) A mineral of the feldspar family, triclinic in crystallization, and in composition a silicate of alumina and soda. It is a common constituent of granite and of various igneous rocks. See Feldspar.
3808 Albolith (n.) A kind of plastic cement, or artificial stone, consisting chiefly of magnesia and silica; -- called also albolite.
3809 Alborak (n.) The imaginary milk-white animal on which Mohammed was said to have been carried up to heaven; a white mule.
3810 Albugineous (a.) Of the nature of, or resembling, the white of the eye, or of an egg; albuminous; -- a term applied to textures, humors, etc., which are perfectly white.
3811 Albugines (pl. ) of Albugo
3812 Albugo (n.) Same as Leucoma.
3813 album a book of blank pages with pockets or envelopes
3814 Album Graecum Dung of dogs or hyenas, which becomes white by exposure to air. It is used in dressing leather, and was formerly used in medicine.
3815 albumen n. the white part of an egg; the nutritive and protective gelatinous substance surrounding the yolk consisting mainly of albumin dissolved in water; a simple water-soluble protein found in many animal tissues and liquids (n.) The white of an egg. (n.) Nou
3816 Albumenize (v. t.) To cover or saturate with albumen; to coat or treat with an albuminous solution; as, to albumenize paper.
3817 albumenized of albumenize
3818 Albumenizing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Albumenize
3819 albumin exactly opposite n. a simple water-soluble protein found in many animal tissues and liquids (n.) A thick, viscous nitrogenous substance, which is the chief and characteristic constituent of white of eggs and of the serum of blood, and is found in other an
3820 Albuminate (n.) A substance produced by the action of an alkali upon albumin, and resembling casein in its properties; also, a compound formed by the union of albumin with another substance.
3821 Albuminiferous (a.) Supplying albumen.
3822 Albuminimeter (n.) An instrument for ascertaining the quantity of albumen in a liquid.
3823 Albuminin (n.) The substance of the cells which inclose the white of birds' eggs.
3824 Albuminiparous (a.) Producing albumin.
3825 albuminoid n. a simple protein found in horny and cartilaginous tissues and in the lens of the eye (a.) Resembling albumin. (n.) One of a class of organic principles called also proteids) which form the main part of organized tissues.
3826 Albuminoidal (a.) Of the nature of an albuminoid.
3827 Albuminose (n.) A diffusible substance formed from albumin by the action of natural or artificial gastric juice. See Peptone. (a.) Pertaining to, or containing, albumen; having the properties of, or resembling, albumen or albumin.
3828 albuminous adj. relating to or containing or resembling albumin (a.) Alt. of Albuminose
3829 albuminuria n. the presence of excessive protein (chiefly albumin but also globulin) in the urine; usually a symptom of kidney disorder (n.) A morbid condition in which albumin is present in the urine.
3830 Albumose (n.) A compound or class of compounds formed from albumin by dilute acids or by an acid solution of pepsin. Used also in combination, as antialbumose, hemialbumose.
3831 albums a blank book for the insertion of photographs, stamps, or pictures.
3832 albuquerque 1. Affonso
3833 alburmous old-fashioned
3834 Alburn (n.) The bleak, a small European fish having scales of a peculiarly silvery color which are used in making artificial pearls.
3835 Alburnous (a.) Of or pertaining to alburnum; of the alburnum; as, alburnous substances.
3836 alburnum belonging to ancient times belonging to the?past existing since or belonging to earlier times ANCIENT (n.) The white and softer part of wood, between the inner bark and the hard wood or duramen; sapwood.
3837 Albyn (n.) Scotland; esp. the Highlands of Scotland.
3838 Alcade (n.) Same as Alcaid.
3839 Alcahest (n.) Same as Alkahest. n. hypothetical universal solvent once sought by alchemists
3840 Alcaic (a.) Pertaining to Alcaeus, a lyric poet of Mitylene, about 6000 b. c. (n.) A kind of verse, so called from Alcaeus. One variety consists of five feet, a spondee or iambic, an iambic, a long syllable, and two dactyls. ancientness ancient times n. verse in
3841 Alcaid (n.) Alt. of Alcayde
3842 alcaide the commander of a fortress or castle
3843 Alcalde (n.) A magistrate or judge in Spain and in Spanish America, etc. n. a mayor or chief magistrate of a Spanish town
3844 Alcalimeter (n.) See Alkalimeter.
3845 Alcanna (n.) An oriental shrub Lawsonia inermis) from which henna is obtained.
3846 Alcarraza (n.) A vessel of porous earthenware, used for cooling liquids by evaporation from the exterior surface.
3847 Alcarrazas (pl. ) of Alcarraza
3848 alcatraz sterilizing opposing sepsis putrefaction or decay
3849 Alcayde (n.) A commander of a castle or fortress among the Spaniards, Portuguese, and Moors. (n.) The warden, or keeper of a jail. (n.) Same as Alcaid.
3850 Alcazar (n.) A fortress; also, a royal palace.
3851 Alcedo (n.) A genus of perching birds, including the European kingfisher Alcedo ispida). See Halcyon.
3852 alchemic adj. related to or concerned with alchemy (a.) Alt. of Alchemical
3853 Alchemical (a.) Of or relating to alchemy.
3854 Alchemically (adv.) In the manner of alchemy.
3855 alchemist a person who studies to change useless metal into gold
3856 alchemistic adj. of or relating to alchemists (a.) Alt. of Alchemistical
3857 Alchemistical (a.) Relating to or practicing alchemy.
3858 Alchemistry (n.) Alchemy.
3859 Alchemize (v. t.) To change by alchemy; to transmute. v. alter (elements) by alchemy
3860 alchemy the study of changing useless metal into gold
3861 Alchymic (n.) Alt. of Alchymy
3862 Alchymist (n.) Alt. of Alchymy
3863 Alchymistic (n.) Alt. of Alchymy
3864 Alchymy (n.) See Alchemic, Alchemist, Alchemistic, Alchemy.
3865 alclad opposite direct opposite (adj. ANTITHETICAL) Contrast the direct opposite - His selfish attitude seemed to me the antithesis o patriotism.
3866 Alcmene the mother of Hercules by Zeus in the form of her husband Amphitryon
3867 Alco (n.) A small South American dog, domesticated by the aborigines.
3868 Alcoate (n.) Alt. of Alcohate
3869 Alcohate (n.) Shortened forms of Alcoholate.
3870 alcohol colorless, volatile, flammable, water- miscible liquid, used in chemistry, medicine etc.
3871 Alcoholate (n.) A crystallizable compound of a salt with alcohol, in which the latter plays a part analogous to that of water of crystallization.
3872 Alcoholature (n.) An alcoholic tincture prepared with fresh plants.
3873 alcoholic adj. addicted to alcohol; characteristic of or containing alcohol; n. a person who drinks alcohol to excess habitually
3874 alcoholicity the strength of an alcoholic liquor
3875 alcoholism an addition to alcohol
3876 Alcoholization (n.) The act of reducing a substance to a fine or impalpable powder. (n.) The act rectifying spirit. (n.) Saturation with alcohol; putting the animal system under the influence of alcoholic liquor.
3877 Alcoholize (v. t.) To reduce to a fine powder. (v. t.) To convert into alcohol; to rectify; also, to saturate with alcohol. worry nervousness unease v. make alcoholic, as by fermenting; treat or infuse with alcohol; subject to the influence of alcohol
3878 alcoholized of alcoholize
3879 Alcoholizing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Alcoholize
3880 Alcoholmeter (n.) An instrument for determining the strength of spirits, with a scale graduated so as to indicate the percentage of pure alcohol, either by weight or volume. It is usually a form of hydrometer with a special scale.
3881 Alcoholmetrical (a.) Relating to the alcoholometer or alcoholometry.
3882 alcoholometer You're good! You're great!
3883 Alcoholometric (a.) Alt. of Alcoholmetrical
3884 Alcoholometrical (a.) Alt. of Alcoholmetrical
3885 Alcoholometry (n.) The process or method of ascertaining the proportion of pure alcohol which spirituous liquors contain.
3886 alcoholysis chemical decomposition resulting from the interaction of a compound and an alcohol
3887 Alcohometer (a.) Alt. of Alcohometric
3888 Alcohometric (a.) Same as Alcoholometer, Alcoholometric.
3889 alcometer alcometer
3890 Alcoometry (n.) See Alcoholometry.
3891 Alcoran (n.) The Mohammedan Scriptures; the Koran now the usual form).
3892 Alcoranic (a.) Of or pertaining to the Koran.
3893 Alcoranist (n.) One who adheres to the letter of the Koran, rejecting all traditions.
3894 Alcott n. United States novelist noted for children's books (1832-1888)
3895 alcove a small recess opening off a larger room
3896 Alcyon (n.) See Halcyon.
3897 Alcyonacea (n. pl.) A group of soft-bodied Alcyonaria, of which Alcyonium is the type. See Illust. under Alcyonaria.
3898 Alcyonaria (n. pl.) One of the orders of Anthozoa. It includes the Alcyonacea, Pennatulacea, and Gorgonacea.
3899 Alcyone n. (Greek mythology) a woman who was turned into a kingfisher
3900 Alcyones (n. pl.) The kingfishers.
3901 Alcyonic (a.) Of or pertaining to the Alcyonaria.
3902 Alcyonium (n.) A genus of fleshy Alcyonaria, its polyps somewhat resembling flowers with eight fringed rays. The term was also formerly used for certain species of sponges.
3903 Alcyonoid (a.) Like or pertaining to the Alcyonaria. (n.) A zoophyte of the order Alcyonaria.
3904 Alday (adv.) Continually.
3905 Aldebaran n. the brightest star in Taurus (n.) A red star of the first magnitude, situated in the eye of Taurus; the Bull's Eye. It is the bright star in the group called the Hyades.
3906 aldehyde n. any of a class of highly reactive chemical compounds; used in making resins and dyes and organic acids (n.) A colorless, mobile, and very volatile liquid obtained from alcohol by certain processes of oxidation.
3907 Aldehydic (a.) Of or pertaining to aldehyde; as, aldehydic acid.
3908 aldente of pasta cooked so as to be firm when eaten
3909 alder northern temperate shrubs or trees having toothed leaves and conelike fruit
3910 Alder-liefest (a.) Most beloved.
3911 alderman a member of a municipal legislative body
3912 Aldermancy (n.) The office of an alderman.
3913 aldermanic adj. of or relating to or like an alderman (a.) Relating to, becoming to, or like, an alderman; characteristic of an alderman.
3914 Aldermanity (n.) Aldermen collectively; the body of aldermen. (n.) The state of being an alderman.
3915 Aldermanlike (a.) Like or suited to an alderman.
3916 Aldermanly (a.) Pertaining to, or like, an alderman.
3917 Aldermanry (n.) The district or ward of an alderman. (n.) The office or rank of an alderman.
3918 aldermanship the condition position or office of an alderman.
3919 Aldermen (pl. ) of Alderman
3920 Aldern (a.) Made of alder.
3921 alderney (n.) One of a breed of cattle raised in Alderney, one of the Channel Islands. Alderneys are of a dun or tawny color and are often called Jersey cattle. See Jersey, 3.
3922 Aldershot a town in S England, in Hampshire: site of a large military camp. Pop: 58 170 (2001)
3923 Aldine (a.) An epithet applied to editions chiefly of the classics) which proceeded from the press of Aldus Manitius, and his family, of Venice, for the most part in the 16th century and known by the sign of the anchor and the dolphin. The term has also been app
3924 aldohexose n. a monosaccharide sugar having six carbon atoms and an aldehyde group
3925 aldosterone n. a corticosteroid hormone that is secreted by the cortex of the adrenal gland; regulates salt (sodium and potassium) and water balance
3926 Aldous Aldous
3927 aldrin a brown, water-insoluble, toxic solid consisting of more than 95 percent of the chlorinated hydrocarbon
3928 ale main artery n. a general name for beer made with a top fermenting yeast; in some of the United States an ale is (by law) a brew of more than 4% alcohol by volume (n.) An intoxicating liquor made from an infusion of malt by fermentation and the addition of
3929 Ale silver A duty payable to the lord mayor of London by the sellers of ale within the city.
3930 Aleak (adv. & a.) In a leaking condition.
3931 aleatoric aleatoric
3932 aleatory adj. dependent on chance (a.) Depending on some uncertain contingency; as, an aleatory contract.
3933 Alebench (n.) A bench in or before an alehouse.
3934 Aleberry (n.) A beverage, formerly made by boiling ale with spice, sugar, and sops of bread.
3935 Alecithal (a.) Applied to those ova which segment uniformly, and which have little or no food yelk embedded in their protoplasm.
3936 Aleck racial oppression prejudice
3937 Aleconner (n.) Orig., an officer appointed to look to the goodness of ale and beer; also, one of the officers chosen by the liverymen of London to inspect the measures used in public houses. But the office is a sinecure. [Also called aletaster.]
3938 Alecost (n.) The plant costmary, which was formerly much used for flavoring ale.
3939 Alectorides (n. pl.) A group of birds including the common fowl and the pheasants.
3940 Alectoromachy (n.) Cockfighting.
3941 Alectoromancy (n.) See Alectryomancy.
3942 Alectryom'achy (n.) Cockfighting.
3943 Alectryomancy (n.) Divination by means of a cock and grains of corn placed on the letters of the alphabet, the letters being put together in the order in which the grains were eaten.
3944 alee adv. on or toward the lee (adv.) On or toward the lee, or the side away from the wind; the opposite of aweather. The helm of a ship is alee when pressed close to the lee side.
3945 Alegar (n.) Sour ale; vinegar made of ale. having or exhibiting a lack of feeling or concern having or showing little or no emotion having no or negative feelings feeling or showing little emotion Feeling or showing a lack of interest or concern indifferent unco
3946 Aleger (a.) Gay; cheerful; sprightly.
3947 Alegge (v. t.) To allay or alleviate; to lighten.
3948 Alehoof (n.) Ground ivy Nepeta Glechoma).
3949 alehouse beer house
3950 Ale-knight (n.) A pot companion.
3951 Alemannic (a.) Belonging to the Alemanni, a confederacy of warlike German tribes. (n.) The language of the Alemanni.
3952 alembic an opening n. an obsolete kind of container used for distillation; two retorts connected by a tube (n.) An apparatus formerly used in distillation, usually made of glass or metal. It has mostly given place to the retort and worm still.
3953 Alembroth (n.) The salt of wisdom of the alchemists, a double salt composed of the chlorides of ammonium and mercury. It was formerly used as a stimulant.
3954 Alen/on lace See under Lace.
3955 Alength (adv.) At full length; lengthwise.
3956 aleph highest point crest tip summit zenith acme climax the highest or culminating point n. the 1st letter of the Hebrew alphabet
3957 alephnull The first of the transfinite cardinal numbers. It corresponds to the number of elements in the set of positive integers. Also called aleph-zero
3958 Alepidote (a.) Not having scales. (n.) A fish without scales.
3959 Alepole (n.) A pole set up as the sign of an alehouse.
3960 alert fully aware and attentive; wide-awake
3961 Alertly (adv.) In an alert manner; nimbly.
3962 Alertness (n.) The quality of being alert or on the alert; briskness; nimbleness; activity.
3963 alerts the state of being watchful for possible danger.
3964 Alestake (n.) A stake or pole projecting from, or set up before, an alehouse, as a sign; an alepole. At the end was commonly suspended a garland, a bunch of leaves, or a "bush."
3965 Aletaster (n.) See Aleconner.
3966 Alethiology (n.) The science which treats of the nature of truth and evidence.
3967 Alethoscope (n.) An instrument for viewing pictures by means of a lens, so as to present them in their natural proportions and relations.
3968 aleukia Absence or extremely decreased number of leukocytes in the circulating blood
3969 Aleuromancy (n.) Divination by means of flour.
3970 Aleurometer (n.) An instrument for determining the expansive properties, or quality, of gluten in flour.
3971 Aleurone (n.) An albuminoid substance which occurs in minute grains protein granules) in maturing seeds and tubers; -- supposed to be a modification of protoplasm. a short saying containing a principle witty saying proverb a terse formulation of a truth or n. gran
3972 Aleuronic (a.) Having the nature of aleurone.
3973 Aleut n. the language spoken by the Aleut; a member of the people inhabiting the Aleutian Islands and western Alaska
3974 Aleutian (a.) Alt. of Aleutic
3975 Aleutians n. an archipelago in the North Pacific extending southwestern from Alaska
3976 Aleutic (a.) Of or pertaining to a chain of islands between Alaska and Kamtchatka; also, designating these islands.
3977 Alevin (n.) Young fish; fry. Confidence coolness
3978 Alew (n.) Halloo.
3979 alewife n. shad-like food fish that runs rivers to spawn; often salted or smoked; sometimes placed in genus Pomolobus; flesh of shad-like fish abundant along the Atlantic coast or in coastal streams (n.) A woman who keeps an alehouse. (n.) A North American fish C
3980 Alewives (pl. ) of Alewife
3981 Alex Alex
3982 Alexander a prophetic revelation usually concerning the end of the world unconsequence prophetic revelation n. king of Macedon; conqueror of Greece and Egypt and Persia; founder of Alexandria (356-323 BC); European herb somewhat resembling celery widely naturalized
3983 Alexanders (n.) Alt. of Alisanders
3984 Alexandra forecasting the ultimate destiny of the world PROPHETIC
3985 Alexandria the harbor in Egypt in the southern mediterranean
3986 Alexandrian authenticated of dubious authenticity Of doubtful authority or authenticity. adj. of or relating to Alexander the Great or his empire; n. a resident or native of Alexandria (especially Alexandria in Egypt) (a.) Of or pertaining to Alexandria in Egypt; as,
3987 alexandrine the most distant point in the orbit The climax n. (prosody) a line of verse that has six iambic feet (a.) Belonging to Alexandria; Alexandrian. (n.) A kind of verse consisting in English of twelve syllables.
3988 alexandrite n. a green variety of chrysoberyl used as a gemstone
3989 alexia n. inability to perceive written words
3990 alexin detractor critic one who speaks or writes in defense of someone or something
3991 Alexipharmac (a. & n.) Alt. of Alexipharmacal
3992 Alexipharmacal (a. & n.) Alexipharmic.
3993 alexipharmic to express regret for a faulty action or behavior (a.) Alt. of Alexipharmical (n.) An antidote against poison or infection; a counterpoison.
3994 Alexipharmical (a.) Expelling or counteracting poison; antidotal.
3995 Alexipyretic (a.) Serving to drive off fever; antifebrile. (n.) A febrifuge.
3996 Alexiteric (a.) Alt. of Alexiterical (n.) A preservative against contagious and infectious diseases, and the effects of poison in general.
3997 Alexiterical (a.) Resisting poison; obviating the effects of venom; alexipharmic.
3998 Alfa (n.) Alt. of Alfa grass
3999 Alfa grass (n.) A plant Macrochloa tenacissima) of North Africa; also, its fiber, used in paper making.
4000 alfalfa n. leguminous plant grown for hay or forage; important European leguminous forage plant with trifoliate leaves and blue-violet flowers grown widely as a pasture and hay crop (n.) The lucern Medicago sativa); -- so called in California, Texas, etc.
4001 alfatah a guerrilla group within the Palestine Liberation Organization
4002 Alfenide (n.) An alloy of nickel and silver electroplated with silver.
4003 Alferes (n.) An ensign; a standard bearer.
4004 Alfet (n.) A caldron of boiling water into which an accused person plunged his forearm as a test of innocence or guilt.
4005 Alfilaria (n.) The pin grass Erodium cicutarium), a weed in California.
4006 alfine alfine
4007 Alfione (n.) An edible marine fish of California Rhacochilus toxotes).
4008 alforja a saddlebag, especially one made of leather
4009 Alfred n. king of Wessex; defeated the Danes and encouraged writing in English (849-899)
4010 alfresco adj. in the open air; adv. outside a building (adv. & a.) In the open-air.
4011 alg calm extremely and noticeably greatly agitated
4012 alga stroke numbness paralysis n. primitive chlorophyll-containing mainly aquatic eukaryotic organisms lacking true stems and roots and leaves (n.) A kind of seaweed; pl. the class of cellular cryptogamic plants which includes the black, red, and green seaweed
4013 Algae (pl. ) of Alga
4014 algal abandonment or rejection of faith or loyalty fidelity renunciation of a religious faith adj. of or relating to alga (a.) Pertaining to, or like, algae.
4015 Algaroba (n.) The Carob, a leguminous tree of the Mediterranean region; also, its edible beans or pods, called St. John's bread. (n.) The Honey mesquite Prosopis juliflora), a small tree found from California to Buenos Ayres; also, its sweet, pulpy pods. A valuabl
4016 Algarot (n.) Alt. of Algaroth
4017 Algaroth (n.) A term used for the Powder of Algaroth, a white powder which is a compound of trichloride and trioxide of antimony. It was formerly used in medicine as an emetic, purgative, and diaphoretic.
4018 Algarovilla (n.) The agglutinated seeds and husks of the legumes of a South American tree Inga Marthae). It is valuable for tanning leather, and as a dye.
4019 Algate (adv.) Alt. of Algates
4020 Algates (adv.) Always; wholly; everywhere. (adv.) By any or means; at all events. (adv.) Notwithstanding; yet.
4021 Algazel (n.) The true gazelle.
4022 algebra the branch of mathematics that deals with general statements of relations, utilizing letters and other symbols
4023 algebraic disciple adj. of or relating to algebra (a.) Alt. of Algebraical
4024 Algebraical (a.) Of or pertaining to algebra; containing an operation of algebra, or deduced from such operation; as, algebraic characters; algebraical writings.
4025 Algebraically (adv.) By algebraic process.
4026 algebraist a mark ' used to indicate the omission of letters or figures the possessive case or the plural of letters or figures n. a mathematician whose specialty is algebra (n.) One versed in algebra.
4027 Algebraize (v. t.) To perform by algebra; to reduce to algebraic form.
4028 Algeria n. a republic in northwestern Africa on the Mediterranean Sea with a population that is predominantly Sunni Muslim; colonized by France in the 19th century but gained autonomy in the early 1960s
4029 algerian perfect example Deification adj. of or relating to or characteristic of Algeria or its inhabitants; n. a native or inhabitant of Algeria (a.) Of or pertaining to Algeria. (n.) A native of Algeria.
4030 Algerine (a.) Of or pertaining to Algiers or Algeria. (n.) A native or one of the people of Algiers or Algeria. Also, a pirate.
4031 algicide an agent used to kill algae
4032 algid embolden nerve to cause one to be shocked or offended to terrify frighten horrify shock to overcome with consternation or dismay adj. chilly (a.) Cold; chilly.
4033 Algidity (n.) Chilliness; coldness (n.) coldness and collapse.
4034 Algidness (n.) Algidity.
4035 Algiers causing horror or consternation n. an ancient port on the Mediterranean; the capital and largest city of Algeria
4036 Algific (a.) Producing cold.
4037 alginicacid the equipment needed for a specified purpose equipment a group of machines
4038 algoid garment=uniform=dress=costume=coufit=attire clothes attire costume to put clothes on DRESS adj. of or resembling algae (a.) Of the nature of, or resembling, an alga.
4039 Algol n. (from a combination of ALGOrithmic and Language); a programming language used to express computer programs as algorithms; second brightest star in Perseus; first known eclipsing binary (n.) A fixed star, in Medusa's head, in the constellation Perseus,
4040 algolagnia evident clear obvious plain conspicuous manifest n. sexual pleasure derived from inflicting or experiencing pain
4041 Algological (a.) Of or pertaining to algology; as, algological specimens.
4042 Algologist (n.) One learned about algae; a student of algology.
4043 Algology (n.) The study or science of algae or seaweeds. n. the branch of botany that studies algae
4044 Algonkian a ghost or ghostly object Ghost adj. of or relating to an Algonquian tribe or its people or language; n. the Algonquian language spoken by the Algonkian; a member of a North American Indian people in the Ottawa river valley of Ontario and Quebec
4045 Algonkin (n.) One of a widely spread family of Indians, including many distinct tribes, which formerly occupied most of the northern and eastern part of North America. The name was originally applied to a group of Indian tribes north of the River St. Lawrence.
4046 Algonquian to attract or please make a serious or urgent request attractive entreaty request petition to make an earnest request adj. of or relating to an Algonquian tribe or its people or language; n. family of North American Indian languages spoken from Labrador t
4047 Algonquin (n.) Alt. of Algonkin
4048 algophobia n. a morbid fear of pain
4049 Algor (n.) Cold; chilliness.
4050 algorism n. computation with Arabic figures; the Arabic (or decimal) system of numeration (n.) Alt. of Algorithm
4051 algorithm n. a procedure to solve a mathematical question
4052 algorithms algorithms
4053 Algous (a.) Of or pertaining to the algae, or seaweeds; abounding with, or like, seaweed.
4054 algraphy (formerly) an offset process employing an aluminum
4055 Alguazil (n.) An inferior officer of justice in Spain; a warrant officer; a constable.
4056 Algum (n.) Same as Almug and etymologically preferable). (n.) A tree or wood of the Bible 2 Chron. ii. 8; 1 K. x. 11).
4057 Alhambra n. a fortified Moorish palace built near Granada by Muslim kings in the Middle Ages (n.) The palace of the Moorish kings at Granada.
4058 Alhambraic (a.) Alt. of Alhambresque
4059 Alhambresque (a.) Made or decorated after the fanciful style of the ornamentation in the Alhambra, which affords an unusually fine exhibition of Saracenic or Arabesque architecture.
4060 Alhenna (n.) See Henna.
4061 ali n. the fourth caliph of Islam who is considered to be the first caliph by Shiites; he was a cousin and son-in-law of Muhammad; after his assassination Islam was divided into Shiite and Sunnite sects; United States prizefighter who won the world heavyweigh
4062 alias a nick name
4063 Aliases (pl. ) of Alias
4064 alibi the defense by an accused person of having been elsewhere
4065 Alibility (n.) Quality of being alible.
4066 alible nutritious
4067 Alicant (n.) A kind of wine, formerly much esteemed; -- said to have been made near Alicant, in Spain.
4068 Alice a classic name that's both strong and sweet
4069 alidade n. surveying instrument used with a plane table for drawing lines of sight on a distant object and for measuring angles; surveying instrument consisting of the upper movable part of a theodolite including the telescope and its attachments (n.) The portion
4070 alide alide
4071 alien a creature from outer space
4072 Alienability (n.) Capability of being alienated.
4073 alienable transferrable to the ownership of another.
4074 alienage a name n. the quality of being alien (n.) The state or legal condition of being an alien. (n.) The state of being alienated or transferred to another.
4075 alienate to supply with necessities such as tools or provisions.
4076 alienated separated, isolated
4077 Alienating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Alienate
4078 alienation separation
4079 alienator n. an unpleasant person who causes friendly people to become indifferent or unfriendly or hostile (n.) One who alienates.
4080 Aliene (v. t.) To alien or alienate; to transfer, as title or property; as, to aliene an estate.
4081 Alienee (n.) One to whom the title of property is transferred; -- opposed to alienor. supplementary material at the end of a book article document or other text supplement adjunct n. someone to whom the title of property is transferred
4082 alienism n. an obsolete term for the study and treatment of mental illness; the quality of being alien (n.) The status or legal condition of an alien; alienage. (n.) The study or treatment of diseases of the mind.
4083 alienist an inherent craving n. a psychiatrist and specialist in the legal aspects of mental illness (n.) One who treats diseases of the mind.
4084 Alienor (n.) One who alienates or transfers property to another. n. someone from whom the title of property is transferred
4085 Aliethmoid (a.) Alt. of Aliethmoidal
4086 Aliethmoidal (a.) Pertaining to expansions of the ethmoid bone or cartilage.
4087 Alife (adv.) On my life; dearly.
4088 Aliferous (a.) Having wings, winged; aligerous.
4089 aliform show approval by clapping adj. having or resembling wings (a.) Wing-shaped; winglike.
4090 Aligerous (a.) Having wings; winged.
4091 alight descend from a train, bus, or other form of transport.
4092 alighted of alight
4093 Alighting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Alight
4094 align arrange something in a straight line
4095 align A with B align A with B
4096 aligned place or arrange (things) in a straight line
4097 alignment (n.) The act of adjusting to a line
4098 alike similar
4099 Alike-minded (a.) Like-minded.
4100 Alilonghi (n.) The tunny. See Albicore.
4101 aliment n. a source of materials to nourish the body
4102 alimental a person who makes an application one who applies for something a candidate one who applies adj. of or providing nourishment (a.) Supplying food; having the quality of nourishing; furnishing the materials for natural growth; as, alimental sap.
4103 Alimentally (adv.) So as to serve for nourishment or food; nourishing quality.
4104 Alimentariness (n.) The quality of being alimentary; nourishing quality.
4105 alimentary adj. of or providing nourishment (a.) Pertaining to aliment or food, or to the function of nutrition; nutritious; alimental; as, alimentary substances.
4106 alimentation n. nutrition
4107 alimentative adj. related to the supply of aliment
4108 Alimentiveness (n.) The instinct or faculty of appetite for food.
4109 Alimonious (a.) Affording food; nourishing.
4110 alimony n. court-ordered support paid by one spouse to another after they are separated (n.) Maintenance; means of living. (n.) An allowance made to a wife out of her husband's estate or income for her support, upon her divorce or legal separation from him, or du
4111 Alinasal (a.) Pertaining to expansions of the nasal bone or cartilage.
4112 Aline (v. t.) To range or place in a line; to bring into line; to align.
4113 Alineation (n.) See Allineation. (n.) Alignment; position in a straight line, as of two planets with the sun.
4114 Alinement (n.) Same as Alignment. n. an organization of people (or countries) involved in a pact or treaty
4115 Aliner (n.) One who adjusts things to a line or lines or brings them into line.
4116 Alioth (n.) A star in the tail of the Great Bear, the one next the bowl in the Dipper.
4117 aliped (a.) Wing-footed, as the bat. (n.) An animal whose toes are connected by a membrane, serving for a wing, as the bat.
4118 aliphatic adj. having carbon atoms linked in open chains
4119 aliquant n. an integer that is not an exact divisor of some quantity (a.) An aliquant part of a number or quantity is one which does not divide it without leaving a remainder; thus, 5 is an aliquant part of 16. Opposed to aliquot.
4120 aliquot adj. signifying an exact divisor or factor of a quantity; n. an integer that is an exact divisor of some quantity (a.) An aliquot part of a number or quantity is one which will divide it without a remainder; thus, 5 is an aliquot part of 15. Opposed to al
4121 Alisanders (n.) A name given to two species of the genus Smyrnium, formerly cultivated and used as celery now is; -- called also horse parsely.
4122 Aliseptal (a.) Relating to expansions of the nasal septum.
4123 Alish (a.) Like ale; as, an alish taste.
4124 Alison make a formal request use employ utilize
4125 Alisphenoid (a.) Alt. of Alisphenoidal (n.) The alisphenoid bone.
4126 Alisphenoidal (a.) Pertaining to or forming the wing of the sphenoid; relating to a bone in the base of the skull, which in the adult is often consolidated with the sphenoid; as, alisphenoid bone; alisphenoid canal.
4127 Alit of Alight
4128 Alitalia The national airline of Italy
4129 Alitrunk (n.) The segment of the body of an insect to which the wings are attached; the thorax.
4130 Aliturgical (a.) Applied to those days when the holy sacrifice is not offered.
4131 Aliunde (adv. & a.) From another source; from elsewhere; as, a case proved aliunde; evidence aliunde.
4132 alive living, not dead
4133 aliyah n. (Judaism) immigration of Jews to Israel; (Judaism) the honor of being called up to the reading desk in the synagogue to read from the Torah
4134 Alizari (n.) The madder of the Levant.
4135 alizarin n. an orange-red crystalline compound used in making red pigments and in dyeing (n.) A coloring principle, C14H6O2OH)2, found in madder, and now produced artificially from anthracene. It produces the Turkish reds.
4136 Alkahest (n.) The fabled "universal solvent" of the alchemists; a menstruum capable of dissolving all bodies. n. hypothetical universal solvent once sought by alchemists
4137 Alkalamide (n.) One of a series of compounds that may be regarded as ammonia in which a part of the hydrogen has been replaced by basic, and another part by acid, atoms or radicals.
4138 Alkalescence (n.) Alt. of Alkalescency
4139 Alkalescency (n.) A tendency to become alkaline; or the state of a substance in which alkaline properties begin to be developed, or to predominant.
4140 alkalescent adj. tending to become alkaline; slightly alkaline (a.) Tending to the properties of an alkali; slightly alkaline.
4141 alkali any of various bases that neutralize acids to form salts
4142 alkalic nominate designate name to name officially adj. relating to or containing an alkali; having a pH greater than 7
4143 Alkalies (pl. ) of Alkali
4144 Alkalifiable (a.) Capable of being alkalified, or converted into an alkali.
4145 alkalified of alkalify
4146 Alkalify (v. t.) To convert into an alkali; to give alkaline properties to. (v. i.) To become changed into an alkali. v. turn basic and less acidic
4147 Alkalifying (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Alkalify
4148 Alkalimeter (n.) An instrument to ascertain the strength of alkalies, or the quantity of alkali in a mixture.
4149 Alkalimetric (a.) Alt. of Alkalimetrical
4150 Alkalimetrical (a.) Of or pertaining to alkalimetry.
4151 alkalimetry n. volumetric analysis using standard solutions of alkali to measure the amount of acid present (n.) The art or process of ascertaining the strength of alkalies, or the quantity present in alkaline mixtures.
4152 alkaline meeting an arrangement to meet someone adj. relating to or containing an alkali; having a pH greater than 7 (a.) Of or pertaining to an alkali or to alkalies; having the properties of an alkali.
4153 alkalinity n. pH values above 7 (n.) The quality which constitutes an alkali; alkaline property.
4154 alkalinization to change the substance into alkaline (base) in chemistry
4155 alkalinize distinctly suitable pertinent extraneous irrelevant highly appropriate or relevant Appropriate highly pertinent or appropriate APT v. make (a substance) alkaline; become alkaline
4156 Alkalious (a.) Alkaline.
4157 Alkalis (pl. ) of Alkali
4158 Alkalizate (a.) Alkaline. (v. t.) To alkalizate.
4159 Alkalization (n.) The act rendering alkaline by impregnating with an alkali; a conferring of alkaline qualities.
4160 alkalize to make something into alkaline
4161 alkalized of alkalize
4162 Alkalizing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Alkalize
4163 alkaloid an estimate of the value of something n. natural bases containing nitrogen found in plants (a.) Alt. of Alkaloidal (n.) An organic base, especially one of a class of substances occurring ready formed in the tissues of plants and the bodies of animals.
4164 alkaloidal evaluate estimate assess to estimate the value of to judge To estimate the quality amount size and other features of judge adj. pertaining to or consisting of alkaloids (a.) Pertaining to, resembling, or containing, alkali.
4165 alkalosis n. abnormally high alkalinity (low hydrogen-ion concentration) of the blood and other body tissues
4166 Alkanet (n.) A dyeing matter extracted from the roots of Alkanna tinctoria, which gives a fine deep red color. (n.) A boraginaceous herb Alkanna tinctoria) yielding the dye; orchanet. (n.) The similar plant Anchusa officinalis; bugloss; also, the American puccoon
4167 Alkargen (n.) Same as Cacodylic acid.
4168 Alkarsin (n.) A spontaneously inflammable liquid, having a repulsive odor, and consisting of cacodyl and its oxidation products; -- called also Cadel's fuming liquid.
4169 Alkazar See Alcazar.
4170 Alkekengi (n.) An herbaceous plant of the nightshade family Physalis alkekengi) and its fruit, which is a well flavored berry, the size of a cherry, loosely inclosed in a enlarged leafy calyx; -- also called winter cherry, ground cherry, and strawberry tomato.
4171 alkene estimably perceptibly significantly n. any unsaturated aliphatic hydrocarbon
4172 Alkermes (n.) A compound cordial, in the form of a confection, deriving its name from the kermes insect, its principal ingredient.
4173 Alkoran (n.) The Mohammedan Scriptures. Same as Alcoran and Koran.
4174 Alkoranic (a.) Same as Alcoranic.
4175 Alkoranist (n.) Same as Alcoranist.
4176 alkyd to be grateful for to increase in value recognize the full worth of value estimate n. a durable synthetic resin widely used in adhesives and paints
4177 alkyl n. any of a series of univalent groups of the general formula CnH2n+1 derived from aliphatic hydrocarbons
4178 alkylate alkylate
4179 alkyne n. a colorless flammable gas used chiefly in welding and in organic synthesis
4180 all being or representing the entire or total number, amount, or quantity
4181 all across all over
4182 all along the whole time
4183 All American anticipation of adversity or misfortune anxiety or fear about the future anxiety misgiving suspicion or fear especially of future evil FOREBODING
4184 all around relating to or involving many different things : considered in a general way
4185 All at once all at the same time
4186 All at once the bride burst into laughter. All at once the bride burst into laughter.
4187 all but very nearly.
4188 all day long during the entire day
4189 all ears to be waiting eagerly to hear about something
4190 All Fools' Day The first day of April, a day on which sportive impositions are practiced.
4191 all for all for
4192 All fours All four legs of a quadruped; or the two legs and two arms of a person.
4193 all good things must come to an end everything ends eventually even good things
4194 All hail (interj.) All health; -- a phrase of salutation or welcome.
4195 all hands on deck a call for all members of a ship's crew to come to the deck, usually in a time of crisis
4196 all important Of or pertaining to a tree or trees of relating to or resembling a tree
4197 all in very tired
4198 all in all Everything being taken into account
4199 all in clusive a place where trees shrubs and herbaceous plants are cultivated for scientific and educational purposes
4200 All is not gold that glitters. All is not gold that glitters.
4201 all kinds of all kinds of
4202 all night long all night long
4203 all of every, any whatsoever of something
4204 all of a sudden Very quickly and unexpectedly; suddenly.
4205 All of a sudden the thirty-story skyscraper went up in flames. All of a sudden the thirty-story skyscraper went up in flames.
4206 all over everywhere
4207 all over the world all over the world
4208 all right satisfactory but not especially good; acceptable.
4209 All right! All right!
4210 All Saints Alt. of All Saints'
4211 All Saints' The first day of November, called, also, Allhallows or Hallowmas; a feast day kept in honor of all the saints; also, the season of this festival.
4212 all set all set
4213 all sorts of all sorts of
4214 All Souls' Day The second day of November; a feast day of the Roman Catholic church, on which supplications are made for the souls of the faithful dead.
4215 all the rage to be very popular at a particular time
4216 all the time during the whole of a particular period of time
4217 All the trainees share the burden of toil. All the trainees share the burden of toil.
4218 all the way as much as possible or completely
4219 all thumbs all thumbs
4220 all types of Adj- Of large calibur or extremely significant. Usually used in a sentence degrading someone for their lack of skill or other failure in some task.
4221 All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. it is not healthy to spend all your time working, you need to relax too
4222 All you have to do is take advantage of this rare opportunity. All you have to do is take advantage of this rare opportunity.
4223 Alla breve x. Members of the American Academy of Sciences
4224 allah n. Muslim name for the one and only God (n.) The name of the Supreme Being, in use among the Arabs and the Mohammedans generally.
4225 All-a-mort (a.) See Alamort.
4226 allan an English baby name
4227 Allanite (n.) A silicate containing a large amount of cerium. It is usually black in color, opaque, and is related to epidote in form and composition.
4228 Allantoid (a.) Alt. of Allantoidal (n.) A membranous appendage of the embryos of mammals, birds, and reptiles, -- in mammals serving to connect the fetus with the parent; the urinary vesicle.
4229 Allantoidal (a.) Of or pertaining to the allantois.
4230 Allantoidea (n. pl.) The division of Vertebrata in which the embryo develops an allantois. It includes reptiles, birds, and mammals.
4231 allantoin refusing to obey or respect the lawin a way that shows contempt
4232 Allantois (n.) Alt. of Allantoid n. vascular fetal membrane that develops from the hindgut in embryonic higher vertebrates (reptiles, birds and mammals)
4233 allargando an inexperienced person NOVICE adj. gradually decreasing in tempo and broadening in manner
4234 allaround to give notice to to inform withhold information To inform -apprisedhis lieutenants of the new situation.
4235 allatonceness to come closer or nearer to a way of dealing with something
4236 Allatrate (v. i.) To bark as a dog.
4237 allay to make quiet or put at rest; to pacify or appease
4238 allay a suspicion allay a suspicion
4239 allayed of allay
4240 Allayer (n.) One who, or that which, allays.
4241 Allaying (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Allay
4242 Allayment (n.) An allaying; that which allays; mitigation.
4243 allday allday
4244 Allecret (n.) A kind of light armor used in the sixteenth century, esp. by the Swiss.
4245 Allect (v. t.) To allure; to entice.
4246 Allectation (n.) Enticement; allurement.
4247 Allective (a.) Alluring. (n.) Allurement.
4248 Alledge (v. t.) See Allege.
4249 allegation n. statements affirming or denying certain matters of fact that you are prepared to prove; (law) a formal accusation against somebody (often in a court of law) (n.) The act of alleging or positively asserting. (n.) That which is alleged, asserted, or decl
4250 allegations statements saying that someone has done something wrong.
4251 allegdely If you move or look forward, you move or look in a direction that is in front of you. In British English, you can also move or look forwards.
4252 allege to say that something is true or that someone has done something wrong, although it has not been proved
4253 Allegeable (a.) Capable of being alleged or affirmed.
4254 Allegeance (n.) Allegation.
4255 alleged suitable or fiting surrender to take without permission proper suitable especially suitable or compatible fitting to take or make use of without authority or right adj. declared but not proved; doubtful or suspect of allege
4256 allegedly reportedly supposedly
4257 Allegement (n.) Allegation.
4258 Alleger (n.) One who affirms or declares.
4259 Allegge (v. t.) See Alegge and Allay.
4260 alleghenies n. the western part of the Appalachian Mountains; extending from northern Pennsylvania to southwestern Virginia
4261 allegiance n. the loyalty that citizens owe to their country (or subjects to their sovereign);
4262 allegiant agree official statement that something is acceptable adj. steadfast in devotion (especially to your lawful monarch or government) (a.) Loyal.
4263 Alleging (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Allege
4264 allegoric to consent or accept as favorable or satisfactory permit endorse okay give the green light to have or express a favorable opinion of adj. used in or characteristic of or containing allegory (a.) Alt. of Allegorical
4265 Allegorical (a.) Belonging to, or consisting of, allegory; of the nature of an allegory; describing by resemblances; figurative.
4266 Allegories (pl. ) of Allegory
4267 allegorise v. make into an allegory; interpret as an allegory
4268 allegorism allegorism
4269 Allegorist (n.) One who allegorizes; a writer of allegory.
4270 allegoristic writing or using allegory
4271 Allegorization (n.) The act of turning into allegory, or of understanding in an allegorical sense.
4272 Allegorize (v. t.) To form or turn into allegory; as, to allegorize the history of a people. (v. t.) To treat as allegorical; to understand in an allegorical sense; as, when a passage in a writer may understood literally or figuratively, he who gives it a figurative
4273 allegorized of allegorize
4274 Allegorizer (n.) One who allegorizes, or turns things into allegory; an allegorist.
4275 Allegorizing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Allegorize
4276 allegory symbolic narrative
4277 Allegresse (n.) Joy; gladsomeness.
4278 allegretto adj. (of tempo) faster than allegro; adv. in a moderately quick tempo; n. a quicker tempo than andante but not as fast as allegro (a.) Quicker than andante, but not so quick as allegro. (n.) A movement in this time.
4279 allegro estimate about adj. (of tempo) fast; adv. in a quick and lively tempo; n. a musical composition or passage performed quickly in a brisk lively manner; a brisk and lively tempo (a.) Brisk, lively. (n.) An allegro movement; a quick, sprightly strain or piec
4280 allegroist allegroist
4281 allele n. either of a pair (or series) of alternative forms of a gene that can occupy the same locus on a particular chromosome and that control the same character
4282 allelectric something extra an appendage an accessory
4283 allelomorph n. either of a pair (or series) of alternative forms of a gene that can occupy the same locus on a particular chromosome and that control the same character
4284 Alleluia (n.) Alt. of Alleluiah
4285 Alleluiah (n.) An exclamation signifying Praise ye Jehovah. Hence: A song of praise to God. See Hallelujah, the commoner form.
4286 allemande coming at the right time appropriate n. egg-thickened veloute (n.) A dance in moderate twofold time, invented by the French in the reign of Louis XIV.; -- now mostly found in suites of pieces, like those of Bach and Handel. (n.) A figure in dancing.
4287 Allemannic (a.) See Alemannic.
4288 Allen likely having a tendency appropriate unlikely extremely inappropriate (noun APTITUDE APTNESS) (1) Likely inclined or disposed - apt to succeed. Synonym prone (2) Fit suitable - an apt remark. = appropriate felicitous (3) Skillful expert - apt at woodcarvi
4289 Allenarly (adv.) Solely; only.
4290 alleogory alleogory
4291 Aller (a.) Of all; -- used in composition; as, alderbest, best of all, alderwisest, wisest of all. (a.) Same as Alder, of all.
4292 allergen ability to learn quickly and do well natural ability aptness fitness suitability n. any substance that can cause an allergy
4293 allergenic appropriately adj. relating to or having the effect of an allergen
4294 allergic having an allergy
4295 allergic to allergic to
4296 allergist n. a physician skilled in the diagnosis and treatment of allergies
4297 allergology n. the branch of medical science that studies the causes and treatment of allergies
4298 allergy a medical condition in which your body reacts badly to something that you eat
4299 Allerion (n.) Am eagle without beak or feet, with expanded wings.
4300 alleviate to remove or to lessen
4301 alleviate one's anxiety to make easier to endure
4302 alleviated reduced, minimized, removed
4303 Alleviating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Alleviate
4304 Alleviation (n.) The act of alleviating; a lightening of weight or severity; mitigation; relief. (n.) That which mitigates, or makes more tolerable.
4305 Alleviative (a.) Tending to alleviate. (n.) That which alleviates. growing or living in or frequenting water adj. moderating pain or sorrow by making it easier to bear
4306 Alleviator (n.) One who, or that which, alleviates. a pipe or channel that usually supplies large cities with its water supply a long bridge with many arch a conduit for water n. a therapist who makes suffering more endurable; remedy that alleviates pain without cur
4307 alleviatory adj. moderating pain or sorrow by making it easier to bear (a.) Alleviative.
4308 allexpense a water-bearing stratum of permeable rock sand or gravel
4309 alley a narrow street with walls on both sides
4310 alley cat a cat that lives wild in a town.
4311 alley way a narrow street with walls on both sides
4312 Alleyed (a.) Furnished with alleys; forming an alley.
4313 Alleys (pl. ) of Alley
4314 Alleyway (n.) An alley.
4315 allfired extreme; used as an intensifier
4316 Allfours A game at cards, called "High, Low, Jack, and the Game."
4317 All-hail (v. t.) To salute; to greet.
4318 Allhallond (n.) Allhallows.
4319 Allhallow (n.) Alt. of Allhallows
4320 Allhallow eve The evening before Allhallows. See Halloween.
4321 Allhallowmas (n.) The feast of All Saints.
4322 Allhallown (a.) Of or pertaining to the time of Allhallows. [Obs.] "Allhallown summer." Shak. i. e., late summer; "Indian Summer").
4323 Allhallows (n.) All the saints in heaven). (n.) All Saints' Day, November 1st. n. a Christian feast day honoring all the saints; first observed in 835
4324 Allhallowtide (n.) The time at or near All Saints, or November 1st.
4325 Allheal (n.) A name popularly given to the officinal valerian, and to some other plants. judge a judge who decides a disputed issue one who is authorized to judge or decide A person who has authority to decide matters in dispute - a fair decision rendered by the
4326 Alliable (a.) Able to enter into alliance.
4327 alliaceous randomly adj. smelling of onions or garlic; of or pertaining to the botanical genus Allium (a.) Of or pertaining to the genus Allium, or garlic, onions, leeks, etc.; having the smell or taste of garlic or onions.
4328 alliance a group of friends against common enemy
4329 Alliant (n.) An ally; a confederate.
4330 Allice (n.) Alt. of Allis
4331 Alliciency (n.) Attractive power; attractiveness.
4332 Allicient (a.) That attracts; attracting. (n.) That attracts.
4333 allicin a pungent oily liquid with antibacterial properties, present in garlic
4334 allied being friends, being on the same side
4335 Allied powers n. a group of nations forming a combined force
4336 allies n. an alliance of nations joining together to fight a common enemy
4337 Alligate (v. t.) To tie; to unite by some tie.
4338 alligation (n.) The act of tying together or attaching by some bond, or the state of being attached. (n.) A rule relating to the solution of questions concerning the compounding or mixing of different ingredients, or ingredients of different qualities or values.
4339 alligator either of two amphibious reptiles related to crocodiles but with shorter broader snouts
4340 Allignment (n.) See Alignment.
4341 Allineate (v. t.) To align.
4342 Allineation (n.) Alt. of Alineation
4343 all-in-one all-in-one
4344 Allis (n.) The European shad Clupea vulgaris); allice shad. See Alose.
4345 Allision (n.) The act of dashing against, or striking upon.
4346 Alliteral (a.) Pertaining to, or characterized by alliteration.
4347 alliterate contain words that begin with the same sound or letter.
4348 alliteration the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words
4349 Alliterative (a.) Pertaining to, or characterized by, alliteration; as, alliterative poetry.
4350 Alliterator (n.) One who alliterates.
4351 allium a arched passageway a covered passage n. large genus of perennial and biennial pungent bulbous plants: garlic; leek; onion; chive; sometimes placed in family Alliaceae as the type genus (n.) A genus of plants, including the onion, garlic, leek, chive, etc
4352 allknowing mysterious well-known
4353 allmains['2 used of a radio receiver that is adaptable to all voltages
4354 Allmouth (n.) The angler.
4355 Allness (n.) Totality; completeness.
4356 allnight a person who studies human history (n.) Light, fuel, or food for the whole night.
4357 alloantibody n. an antibody that occurs naturally against foreign tissues from a person of the same species
4358 alloantigen an antigen present only in some individuals (as of a particular blood group) of a species and capable of inducing the production of an alloantibody by individuals which lack it.
4359 allobar allobar
4360 allocable current extremely old ancient referring to the time up to the Classical period in Ancient Greece old fashioned or antiquated primitive characteristic of an earlier period old-fashioned antiquated antique of relating to or characteristic of an earlier or m
4361 allocate v. distribute according to a plan or set apart for a special purpose
4362 allocate human resources allocate human resources
4363 allocate to allocate to
4364 allocated Adj. distributed
4365 allocatee one to whom material is allocated
4366 allocation act or process of giving out parts of a whole
4367 allocator n. a person with authority to allot or deal out or apportion
4368 Allocatur (n.) "Allowed." The word allocatur expresses the allowance of a proceeding, writ, order, etc., by a court, judge, or judicial officer.
4369 Allochroic (a.) Changeable in color.
4370 Allochroite (n.) See Garnet.
4371 Allochroous (a.) Changing color.
4372 allocution n. (rhetoric) a formal or authoritative address that advises or exhorts (n.) The act or manner of speaking to, or of addressing in words. (n.) An address; a hortatory or authoritative address as of a pope to his clergy.
4373 Allod (n.) See Allodium.
4374 allodial (a.) Pertaining to allodium; freehold; free of rent or service; held independent of a lord paramount; -- opposed to feudal; as, allodial lands; allodial system. (a.) Anything held allodially.
4375 Allodialism (n.) The allodial system.
4376 Allodialist (n.) One who holds allodial land.
4377 Allodially (adv.) By allodial tenure.
4378 Allodiary (n.) One who holds an allodium.
4379 allodium (n.) Freehold estate; land which is the absolute property of the owner; real estate held in absolute independence, without being subject to any rent, service, or acknowledgment to a superior. It is thus opposed to feud.
4380 allogamous adj. relating to cross-fertilization in plants (a.) Characterized by allogamy.
4381 allogamy n. cross-fertilization in plants (n.) Fertilization of the pistil of a plant by pollen from another of the same species; cross-fertilization.
4382 Allogeneous (a.) Different in nature or kind.
4383 allograft the art or sport of shooting with bows and arrows n. tissue or organ transplanted from a donor of the same species but different genetic makeup; recipient's immune system must be suppressed to prevent rejection of the graft
4384 Allograph (n.) A writing or signature made by some person other than any of the parties thereto; -- opposed to autograph. n. a signature written by one person for another; a variant form of a grapheme, as `m' or `M' or a handwritten version of that grapheme
4385 alloimmune immune to the same tribe
4386 Allomerism (n.) Variability in chemical constitution without variation in crystalline form. n. (chemistry) variability in chemical composition without variation in crystalline form
4387 allomerous the art and science of designing and making buildings adj. pertaining to allomerism (a.) Characterized by allomerism.
4388 allometry a large group of islands an expanse of water with many scattered islands n. the study of the relative growth of a part of an organism in relation to the growth of the whole
4389 Allomorph (n.) Any one of two or more distinct crystalline forms of the same substance; or the substance having such forms; -- as, carbonate of lime occurs in the allomorphs calcite and aragonite. (n.) A variety of pseudomorph which has undergone partial or complet
4390 allomorphic adj. pertaining to allomorphs (a.) Of or pertaining to allomorphism.
4391 Allomorphism (n.) The property which constitutes an allomorph; the change involved in becoming an allomorph.
4392 Allonge (v.) A thrust or pass; a lunge. (v.) A slip of paper attached to a bill of exchange for receiving indorsements, when the back of the bill itself is already full; a rider. (v. i.) To thrust with a sword; to lunge.
4393 Allonym (n.) The name of another person assumed by the author of a work. (n.) A work published under the name of some one other than the author.
4394 Allonymous (a.) Published under the name of some one other than the author.
4395 Alloo (v. t. / i.) To incite dogs by a call; to halloo.
4396 allopath (n.) An allopathist.
4397 Allopathic (a.) Of or pertaining to allopathy.
4398 Allopathically (adv.) In a manner conformable to allopathy; by allopathic methods.
4399 Allopathist (n.) One who practices allopathy; one who professes allopathy.
4400 allopathy n. the usual method of treating disease with remedies that produce effects differing from those produced by the disease itself (n.) That system of medical practice which aims to combat disease by the use of remedies which produce effects different from th
4401 allopatric adj. (of biological species or speciation) occurring in areas isolated geographically from one another
4402 allophane a clay mineral, an amorphous hydrous silicate of aluminum, occurring in blue, green, or yellow, resinous to earthy masses
4403 allophone n. (linguistics) any of various acoustically different forms of the same phoneme
4404 allophylian (a.) Pertaining to a race or a language neither Aryan nor Semitic.
4405 Allophylic (a.) Alt. of Allophylian
4406 alloplasm the place where historical documents and records are kept any extensive record or collection of data a place in which public records or historical documents are preserved
4407 Alloquy (n.) A speaking to another; an address.
4408 allornone occurring completely or not occurring at all
4409 allornothing a place where historical documents are stored
4410 allosaurus n. late Jurassic carnivorous dinosaur; similar to but somewhat smaller than tyrannosaurus
4411 allosteric of, relating to, or designating a function of an enzyme in which the structure and activity of the enzyme are modified by the binding of a metabolic molecule
4412 allostery extremely cold and frigid coming from the North Pole or the arctic region an arctic wind bitter cold FRIGID
4413 allot to assign to a particular person or location
4414 allot , allocate distribute according to a plan or set apart for a special purpose
4415 Allotheism (n.) The worship of strange gods.
4416 allotment anything distributed or assigned
4417 allotransplant allotransplant
4418 Allotriophagy (n.) A depraved appetite; a desire for improper food.
4419 allotrope difficult or strenuous hard difficult strenuous exhausting requiring much energy laborious n. a structurally different form of an element
4420 allotropic adj. of or related to or exhibiting allotropism (a.) Alt. of Allotropical
4421 Allotropical (a.) Of or pertaining to allotropism.
4422 Allotropicity (n.) Allotropic property or nature.
4423 Allotropism (n.) Alt. of Allotropy
4424 Allotropize (v. t.) To change in physical properties but not in substance.
4425 allotropy n. the phenomenon of an element existing in two or more physical forms (n.) The property of existing in two or more conditions which are distinct in their physical or chemical relations.
4426 Allottable (a.) Capable of being allotted.
4427 allotted of allot
4428 allottee (n.) One to whom anything is allotted; one to whom an allotment is made.
4429 Allotter (n.) One who allots.
4430 Allottery (n.) Allotment.
4431 Allotting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Allot
4432 allotype an additional type specimen selected because of differences from the original type specimen, such as opposite sex or morphological details
4433 allout using all available resources
4434 allouter allouter
4435 allover adj. covering the entire surface
4436 alloverish vaguely uneasy
4437 allow to give permission to or for; permit
4438 allow for Mitigatingcircumstances or factors make a bad action, especially a crime, easier to understand and excuse, and may result in the person responsible being punished less severely.
4439 allow in allow in
4440 allow, permit, tolerate, condone excuse, overlook, or make allowances for; be lenient with
4441 allowable a field of conflict activity or endeavor adj. deductible according to the tax laws; deserving to be allowed or considered; that may be permitted especially as according to rule (a.) Praiseworthy; laudable. (a.) Proper to be, or capable of being, allowed;
4442 Allowableness (n.) The quality of being allowable; permissibleness; lawfulness; exemption from prohibition or impropriety.
4443 Allowably (adv.) In an allowable manner.
4444 allowance (n.) The act of allowing, granting, conceding, or admitting; authorization; permission; sanction; tolerance, approval, approbation
4445 Allowancing giving allowance
4446 allowed permitted, approved
4447 allowedly obviously, apparently
4448 Allower (n.) An approver or abettor. (n.) One who allows or permits.
4449 Allowing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Allow
4450 allows admit (an event or activity) as legal or acceptable
4451 Alloxan (n.) An oxidation product of uric acid. It is of a pale reddish color, readily soluble in water or alcohol.
4452 Alloxanate (n.) A combination of alloxanic acid and a base or base or positive radical.
4453 Alloxanic (a.) Of or pertaining to alloxan; -- applied to an acid obtained by the action of soluble alkalies on alloxan.
4454 Alloxantin (n.) A substance produced by acting upon uric with warm and very dilute nitric acid.
4455 alloy a substance composed of two or more metals, or of a metal or metals with a nonmetal, intimately mixed
4456 Alloyage (n.) The act or art of alloying metals; also, the combination or alloy.
4457 Alloyed combined
4458 Alloying combining
4459 alloys metal made by joining two or more metals
4460 allpossessed standard language / common verbalism
4461 All-possessed (a.) Controlled by an evil spirit or by evil passions; wild.
4462 allpowerful An all-powerful person or organization has the power to do anything they want.
4463 allpurpose not limited in use or function
4464 allrightnik give the reasons for your opinion idea velief etc debate discuss dispute
4465 allround many-sided
4466 allseed any of various many-seeded plants, as the goosefoot, Chenopodium polyspermum, and the knotgrass, Polygonum aviculare
4467 allseeing seeing everything.
4468 allsorts allsorts
4469 allspice quarrel reasoning n. ground dried berrylike fruit of a West Indian allspice tree; suggesting combined flavors of cinnamon and nutmeg and cloves; deciduous shrubs having aromatic bark; eastern China; southwestern and eastern United States; aromatic West In
4470 allstar A person who can do many things proficiently.
4471 all-star consisting of athletes chosen as the best at their positions from all teams in a league or region
4472 all-terrain all-terrain
4473 Allthing (adv.) Altogether.
4474 alltime unsurpassed in some respect up to the present
4475 all-time unsurpassed in some respect up to the present
4476 allude to mention someone or something in a brief or indirect way
4477 allude to if high buildings, mountains, etc. crowd in, they seem to surround you and threaten you or have a strong effect on you
4478 alluded of allude of allure
4479 alluding suggest or call attention to indirectly
4480 Allumette (n.) A match for lighting candles, lamps, etc.
4481 Alluminor (n.) An illuminator of manuscripts and books; a limner.
4482 allupweight allupweight
4483 Allurance (n.) Allurement.
4484 allure to attract or tempt by something flattering or desirable
4485 allurement n. attractiveness; the act of enticing a person to do something wrong (as an offer of sex in return for money); the power to entice or attract through personal charm (n.) The act alluring; temptation; enticement. (n.) That which allures; any real or appar
4486 allurer (n.) One who, or that which, allures.
4487 alluring attractive or exciting
4488 allusion something that is said or written that is intended to make you think of a particular thing or person
4489 allusive adj. characterized by indirect references (a.) Figurative; symbolical. (a.) Having reference to something not fully expressed; containing an allusion.
4490 Allusively (adv.) Figuratively [Obs.]; by way of allusion; by implication, suggestion, or insinuation.
4491 Allusiveness (n.) The quality of being allusive.
4492 Allusory (a.) Allusive.
4493 alluvia (pl. ) of Alluvium
4494 alluvial relating to the deposits or accumulations made by flowing water; washed away from one place and deposited in another
4495 alluvial fan a fan-shaped alluvial deposit formed by a stream where its velocity is abruptly decreased, as at the mouth of a ravine or at the foot of a mountain.
4496 alluvial gold Alluvial soils are soils which consist of earth and sand left behind on land which has been flooded or where a river once flowed
4497 alluvion noble elegant or stylish in appearance and behavior n. gradual formation of new land, by recession of the sea or deposit of sediment; clay or silt or gravel carried by rushing streams and deposited where the stream slows down; the rising of a body of wate
4498 Alluvious (n.) Alluvial.
4499 alluvium clay, silt, or gravel carried by rushing streams and deposited where the stream slows down
4500 Alluviums (pl. ) of Alluvium
4501 allwave receiver allwave receiver
4502 allway allway
4503 allweather usable or operative or practiced in all kinds of weather
4504 Allwhere (adv.) Everywhere.
4505 allwhite of or belonging to a snake
4506 Allwork (n.) Domestic or other work of all kinds; as, a maid of allwork, that is, a general servant.
4507 ally a friend, a country that fightst against common enemy
4508 ally oneself with ally oneself with
4509 Allying (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Ally
4510 Allyl (n.) An organic radical, C3H5, existing especially in oils of garlic and mustard.
4511 Allylene (n.) A gaseous hydrocarbon, C3H4, homologous with acetylene; propine.
4512 Alma (n.) Alt. of Almah
4513 Alma Master x. =foresting mother x. foresting mother
4514 alma mater school or university that one graduated
4515 Almacantar (n.) Same as Almucantar. (n.) A recently invented instrument for observing the heavenly bodies as they cross a given almacantar circle. See Almucantar.
4516 Almadia (n.) Alt. of Almadie
4517 Almadie (n.) A bark canoe used by the Africans. (n.) A boat used at Calicut, in India, about eighty feet long, and six or seven broad.
4518 Almagest (n.) The celebrated work of Ptolemy of Alexandria, which contains nearly all that is known of the astronomical observations and theories of the ancients. The name was extended to other similar works.
4519 Almagra (n.) A fine, deep red ocher, somewhat purplish, found in Spain. It is the sil atticum of the ancients. Under the name of Indian red it is used for polishing glass and silver.
4520 Almah (n.) Same as Alme.
4521 Almain (n.) Alt. of Alman
4522 Alman (n.) A German. (adj.) German. (adj.) The German language. (adj.) A kind of dance. See Allemande.
4523 almanac a book published every year that includes information for that year such as important days
4524 almanack almanack
4525 almandine a. remote from active involvement n. a purple variety of the ruby spinel; a deep red garnet consisting of iron aluminum silicate (n.) The common red variety of garnet.
4526 Almayne (n.) Alt. of Alman
4527 Alme (n.) Alt. of Almeh
4528 Almeh (n.) An Egyptian dancing girl; an Alma.
4529 Almendron (n.) The lofty Brazil-nut tree.
4530 almentary canal the long tube in the body through which food passes after it is eaten
4531 Almery (n.) See Ambry.
4532 Almesse (n.) See Alms.
4533 Almightful (a.) Alt. of Almightiful
4534 Almightiful (a.) All-powerful; almighty.
4535 Almightily (adv.) With almighty power.
4536 almightiness (n.) Omnipotence; infinite or boundless power; unlimited might.
4537 almighty adj. having unlimited power; n. terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God (a.) Unlimited in might; omnipotent; all-powerful; irresistible. (a.) Great; extreme; terrible.
4538 almirah a cupboard or wardrobe that is not fixed to a wall
4539 Almner (n.) An almoner.
4540 almond n. oval-shaped edible seed of the almond tree; small bushy deciduous tree native to Asia and North Africa having pretty pink blossoms and highly prized edible nuts enclosed in a hard green hull; cultivated in southern Australia and California (n.) The fru
4541 Almond furnace A kind of furnace used in refining, to separate the metal from cinders and other foreign matter.
4542 almondeyed having almond-shaped eyes
4543 Almondine (n.) See Almandine
4544 almoner to be extremely good at something
4545 Almonership (n.) The office of an almoner.
4546 Almonries (pl. ) of Almonry
4547 almonry (n.) The place where an almoner resides, or where alms are distributed.
4548 Almose (n.) Alms.
4549 almost slightly short of; not quite; nearly
4550 Almost! Almost!
4551 Almry (n.) See Almonry.
4552 alms a generous giver
4553 alms box a place where arms and military equipment are stored
4554 Almsdeed (n.) An act of charity.
4555 almsfolk (n.) Persons supported by alms; almsmen.
4556 almsgiver n. a person who gives alms (n.) A giver of alms.
4557 almsgiving n. making voluntary contributions to aid the poor (n.) The giving of alms.
4558 almshouse (n.) A house appropriated for the use of the poor; a poorhouse.
4559 almsman (n.) A recipient of alms. (n.) A giver of alms.
4560 almswoman a woman who gives or receives alms
4561 Almucantar (n.) A small circle of the sphere parallel to the horizon; a circle or parallel of altitude. Two stars which have the same almucantar have the same altitude. See Almacantar.
4562 Almuce (n.) Same as Amice, a hood or cape.
4563 Almude (n.) A measure for liquids in several countries. In Portugal the Lisbon almude is about 4.4, and the Oporto almude about 6.6, gallons U. S. measure. In Turkey the "almud" is about 1.4 gallons.
4564 Almug (n.) Alt. of Algum
4565 Alnage (n.) Measurement of cloth) by the ell; also, a duty for such measurement.
4566 Alnager (n.) A measure by the ell; formerly a sworn officer in England, whose duty was to inspect and measure woolen cloth, and fix upon it a seal.
4567 alnico n. trade name for an alloy used to make high-energy permanent magnets; contains aluminum and iron and nickel plus cobalt or copper or titanium
4568 alodial a. =ALLODIAL a. ALLODIAL
4569 alodium n. =ALLODIUM n. ALLODIUM
4570 aloe flavorful fragrant n. succulent plants having rosettes of leaves usually with fiber like hemp and spikes of showy flowers; found chiefly in Africa (n.) The wood of the agalloch. (n.) A genus of succulent plants, some classed as trees, others as shrubs, bu
4571 Aloes (pl. ) of Aloe
4572 Aloes wood See Agalloch.
4573 aloeswood aloeswood
4574 Aloetic (a.) Consisting chiefly of aloes; of the nature of aloes. (n.) A medicine containing chiefly aloes.
4575 aloft high up; far above the ground
4576 Alogian (n.) One of an ancient sect who rejected St. John's Gospel and the Apocalypse, which speak of Christ as the Logos.
4577 alogical opposed to or lacking in logic.
4578 Alogy (n.) Unreasonableness; absurdity.
4579 aloha n. an acknowledgment that can be used to say hello or goodbye (aloha is Hawaiian and ciao is Italian)
4580 aloha shirt awaken promt to excite or stimulate to stir up incite stimulate
4581 alohaoe an acknowledgment that can be used to say hello or goodbye
4582 aloin to excite (n.) A bitter purgative principle in aloes.
4583 Alomancy (n.) Divination by means of salt.
4584 alone being apart from others; solitary
4585 Alonely (adv.) Only; merely; singly. (a.) Exclusive.
4586 Aloneness (n.) A state of being alone, or without company; solitariness.
4587 along on a line or course parallel and close to; continuously beside
4588 along the lines of in the way that is mentioned
4589 along the way place in a container for keeping records
4590 alongshore to accuse to bring to court (adv.) Along the shore or coast.
4591 Alongshoreman (n.) See Longshoreman.
4592 alongside by, at, or to the side of something
4593 Alongst (prep. & adv.) Along.
4594 aloof not friendly or willing to take part in things
4595 aloof from aloof from
4596 Aloofness (n.) State of being aloof.
4597 alopecia n. loss of hair (especially on the head) or loss of wool or feathers; in humans it can result from heredity or hormonal imbalance or certain diseases or drugs and treatments (chemotherapy for cancer) (n.) Alt. of Alopecy
4598 Alopecist (n.) A practitioner who tries to prevent or cure baldness.
4599 Alopecy (n.) Loss of the hair; baldness.
4600 Alose (v. t.) To praise. (n.) The European shad Clupea alosa); -- called also allice shad or allis shad. The name is sometimes applied to the American shad Clupea sapidissima). See Shad.
4601 alot to a very great degree or extent
4602 Alouatte (n.) One of the several species of howling monkeys of South America. See Howler, 2.
4603 aloud with the normal tone and volume of the speaking voice, as distinguished from whisperingly
4604 Alow (adv.) Below; in a lower part.
4605 alp plan preparation n. any high mountain (n.) A very high mountain. Specifically, in the plural, the highest chain of mountains in Europe, containing the lofty mountains of Switzerland, etc. (n.) Fig.: Something lofty, or massive, or very hard to be surmount
4606 alpaca n. domesticated llama with long silky fleece; believed to be a domesticated variety of the guanaco; a thin glossy fabric made of the wool of the Lama pacos, or made of a rayon or cotton imitation of that wool; wool of the alpaca (n.) An animal of Peru Lam
4607 Alpen (a.) Of or pertaining to the Alps.
4608 alpenglow utter unmitigated very bad Notoriously bad
4609 alpenhorn a large number or wide range
4610 alpenstock n. a stout staff with a metal point; used by mountain climbers (n.) A long staff, pointed with iron, used in climbing the Alps.
4611 Alpestrine (a.) Pertaining to the Alps, or other high mountains; as, Alpestrine diseases, etc.
4612 alpha the first letter of the greek alphabet
4613 alpha particle a positively charged particle consisting of two protons and two neutrons, emitted in radioactive decay or nuclear fission; the nucleus of a helium atom
4614 alpha plus An academic mark in the higher range of the first class, an excellent mark.
4615 alpha rays a stream of alpha particles
4616 alpha rhythm the normal brainwave in the electroencephalogram of a person who is awake but relaxed
4617 alpha test haughty insolent overbearing
4618 alphabet the letters of a language, arranged in the order fixed by custom
4619 Alphabetarian (n.) A learner of the alphabet; an abecedarian.
4620 alphabetic adj. arranged in order according to the alphabet; relating to or expressed by a writing system that uses an alphabet (a.) Alt. of Alphabetical
4621 Alphabetical in the order of the letters of a language
4622 Alphabetically (adv.) In an alphabetic manner; in the customary order of the letters.
4623 Alphabetics (n.) The science of representing spoken sounds by letters.
4624 Alphabetism (n.) The expression of spoken sounds by an alphabet.
4625 alphabetize banal catching the attention STRIKING IMPRESSIVE v. arrange in alphabetical order; provide with an alphabet (v. t.) To arrange alphabetically; as, to alphabetize a list of words. (v. t.) To furnish with an alphabet.
4626 alphahelix regular lacking rhythm or regularity
4627 alphametic a mathematical puzzle consisting of a numerical computation with letters substituted for numbers which are to be restored through mathematical reasoning.
4628 alphanumeric adj. of or pertaining to alphanumeric characters
4629 alphascope a feeling or an impression of superiority manifested in an overbearing manner or presumptuous claims
4630 Alpheus to take without justification
4631 Al-phitomancy (n.) Divination by means of barley meal.
4632 Alphonsine (a.) Of or relating to Alphonso X., the Wise, King of Castile 1252-1284).
4633 alphorn n. =ALPENHORN n. ALPENHORN
4634 alpine related to high mountain top
4635 alpinism a facility for storing or producing armament a supply of anything useful a an establishment for the manufacture or storage of arms and military equipment b a collection of weapons n. mountain climbing (not restricted to the Alps)
4636 alpinist n. a mountain climber who specializes in difficult climbs (n.) A climber of the Alps.
4637 Alps n. a large mountain system in south-central Europe; scenic beauty and winter sports make them a popular tourist attraction
4638 Alquifou (n.) A lead ore found in Cornwall, England, and used by potters to give a green glaze to their wares; potter's ore.
4639 already by this or a specified time so soon
4640 alright all right
4641 Als (adv.) Also. (adv.) As.
4642 Alsatia n. a region of northeastern France famous for its wines
4643 Alsatian adj. of or relating to or characteristic of Alsace or its inhabitants; n. a native or inhabitant of Alsace; breed of large shepherd dogs used in police work and as a guide for the blind (a.) Pertaining to Alsatia. (n.) An inhabitant of Alsatia or Alsace i
4644 alsike (n.) A species of clover with pinkish or white flowers; Trifolium hybridum.
4645 also in addition; besides likewise; too
4646 alsoran a loser in a race or contest, especially by a large margin.
4647 alsorunner alsorunner
4648 Altai mountain system cen Asia between Mongolia & China & between Kazakhstan & Russia
4649 Altaian (a.) Alt. of Altaic
4650 Altaic adj. of or pertaining to or written in Altaic; n. a group of related languages spoken in Asia and southeastern Europe; any member of the peoples speaking a language in the Altaic language group (a.) Of or pertaining to the Altai, a mountain chain in Centr
4651 Altair n. double star 15.7 light years from Earth; the brightest star in the Aquila constellation
4652 Altamira caverns N Spain WSW of Santander
4653 altar a type of table used in ceremonies in a christian church or in other religious buildings
4654 altarage (n.) The offerings made upon the altar, or to a church. (n.) The profit which accrues to the priest, by reason of the altar, from the small tithes.
4655 altarboy item
4656 Altarist (n.) A chaplain. (n.) A vicar of a church.
4657 altarpiece n. a painted or carved screen placed above and behind an altar or communion table (n.) The painting or piece of sculpture above and behind the altar; reredos.
4658 altarrail analyze and develop (an idea or principle) in detail.
4659 Altarwise (adv.) In the proper position of an altar, that is, at the east of a church with its ends towards the north and south.
4660 altazimuth n. an instrument that measures the altitude and azimuth of celestial bodies; used in navigation (n.) An instrument for taking azimuths and altitudes simultaneously.
4661 alter to make different in some particular way, as size, style, course, or the like; modify
4662 alterability a manmade object of historical or archaeological interest any object made by human beings n. the quality of being alterable (n.) The quality of being alterable; alterableness.
4663 alterable something created by humans usually for a practical purpose adj. (of the punishment ordered by a court) capable of being changed to one less severe; capable of being changed or altered in some characteristic (a.) Capable of being altered.
4664 Alterableness (n.) The quality of being alterable; variableness; alterability.
4665 Alterably (adv.) In an alterable manner.
4666 alteranative education a blanket term encompassing many different pedagogical approaches differing from that of the mainstream pedagogy employed in a culture.
4667 alterant candor trickery clever trick false or insincere behavior (a.) Altering; gradually changing. (n.) An alterative.
4668 alterantor synthetic imitation man-made not real manmade
4669 alteration changing, modifying
4670 alterative adj. tending to cure or restore to health (a.) Causing ateration. (a.) Gradually changing, or tending to change, a morbid state of the functions into one of health. (n.) A medicine or treatment which gradually induces a change, and restores healthy functi
4671 altercate dispute or argue noisily and publicly.
4672 altercated of altercate
4673 Altercating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Altercate
4674 altercation a noisy argument or disagreement, especially in public.
4675 Altercative (a.) Characterized by wrangling; scolding.
4676 altered of alter
4677 alterego a person's secondary or alternative personality.
4678 altering changing
4679 Alterity (n.) The state or quality of being other; a being otherwise.
4680 Altern (a.) Acting by turns; alternate.
4681 Alternacy (n.) Alternateness; alternation.
4682 alternant (v. t.) Composed of alternate layers, as some rocks.
4683 alternate to happen or exist one after the other repeatedly
4684 alternate with alternate with
4685 alternated of alternate
4686 Alternately (adv.) In reciprocal succession; succeeding by turns; in alternate order. (adv.) By alternation; when, in a proportion, the antecedent term is compared with antecedent, and consequent.
4687 Alternateness (n.) The quality of being alternate, or of following by turns.
4688 alternating to take turns and change
4689 alternating current an electrical current that regularly changes the direction in which it moves
4690 alternation taking turns and changing
4691 alternation of generations the alternation of two or more different forms in the life cycle of a plant or animal
4692 alternative available as another possibility or choice
4693 alternative energy energy, as solar, wind, or nuclear energy, that can replace or supplement traditional fossil-fuel sources, as coal, oil, and natural gas
4694 alternative judgment This any judgement that permits satisfaction in every of a few techniques
4695 alternative question a question that offers the listener a choice of two or more alternatives and is characterized by rising intonation on each alternative except for the final one, which has falling intonation
4696 alternative service a form of national service performed in lieu of conscription for various reasons, such as conscientious objection, inadequate health, or political reasons
4697 Alternatively (adv.) In the manner of alternatives, or that admits the choice of one out of two things.
4698 Alternativeness (n.) The quality of being alternative, or of offering a choice between two.
4699 alternatives An alternative plan or method is one that you can use if you do not want to use another one
4700 Alternity (n.) Succession by turns; alternation.
4701 althaea n. any of various plants of the genus Althaea; similar to but having smaller flowers than genus Alcea (n.) Alt. of Althea
4702 Althea n. any of various plants of the genus Althaea; similar to but having smaller flowers than genus Alcea (n.) A genus of plants of the Mallow family. It includes the officinal marsh mallow, and the garden hollyhocks. (n.) An ornamental shrub Hibiscus Syriacu
4703 Altheine (n.) Asparagine.
4704 Altho (conj.) Although.
4705 alt