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- Noun:A long deep track made by the repeated passage of the wheels of vehicles.An
- annual period of sexual activity in deer and some other mammals, during
- which the males fight each other for access to the females.
- Verb:Engage in such activity: "a rutting stag".
- Synonyms:groove - furrow - track - routine
- Verb:Tread heavily and noisily, typically in order to show anger.
- Noun:(in jazz or popular music) A tune or song with a fast tempo and a heavy beat.
- Synonyms:stamp - trample
- Verb:Walk in a specified way.
- Noun:A manner or the sound of someone walking.
- Synonyms:verb. step - walk - tramplenoun. step - pace - gait - footstep - walk - footfall
- Verb:(with reference to the fingers or hand) Close into a tight ball, esp. when feeling extreme anger: "she clenched her fists".
- Noun:A contraction or tightening of part of the body.
- Synonyms:clinch - grip - clasp - constrict
- Synonyms:officious - obtrusive - importunate - intrusive
- Verb:Squeeze or constrict the neck of (a person or animal), esp. so as to cause death: "the victim was strangled with a scarf".Sounding as though the speaker's throat is constricted: "a series of strangled gasps".
- Synonyms:choke - throttle - suffocate - stifle - smother
Web definitions:a singer of popular ballads.
- 1. To play (a stringed musical instrument) by stroking or brushing the strings: strum a banjo.
- 2. To play (music) on a stringed instrument in this way: strum chords on a guitar.v.intr.
- To play a stringed instrument by strumming.n. The act or sound of strumming.
- Noun:An informer.
- Synonyms:verb. filch - steal - pilfer - sneak - swipe - denouncenoun. nose - informer - conk - boko
- Verb:Slaughter or cut up (an animal) for food: "the meat will be butchered".
- Kill (someone) brutally.
- Adjective:(of a sound such as a person's voice or the noise of an engine) Deep and rasping: "rich, throaty laughter".
- Synonyms:guttural - hoarse - husky - raucous
- Verb:Have an intense feeling of loss or lack and longing for something.Be filled with compassion or warm feeling.
- Synonyms:long - pine - hanker - crave - aspire - desire - languish
Western US a slang word for man
- Adjective:Full of or characterized by intense anger.
- Synonyms:angry - irate - furious - wroth - ireful
- coarse file or similar metal tool with a roughened surface for
- scraping, filing, or rubbing down objects of metal, wood, or other
- Verb:Scrape (something) with a rasp in order to make it smoother.
- Synonyms:noun. file - graterverb. scrape - grate
- Verb:Depart quickly or hurriedly; run away.
- Noun:A hurried departure or flight.
- Adjective:(of a place) Deserted of people and in a state of bleak and dismal emptiness.
- Verb:Make (a place) bleakly and depressingly empty or bare.
- Synonyms:adjective. forlorn - lonely - solitary - desert - desertedverb. devastate - ravage
- Noun:An acquired or natural skill at performing a task: "she got the knack of it in the end".A tendency to do something.
- Synonyms:skill - ability - dexterity - art - cleverness - trick
- Noun:The part of the human body between the legs where they join the torso.The part of a garment that passes between the legs.
- Synonyms:fork - pitchfork - groin
- Adjective:Stretched or pulled tight; not slack: "the fabric stays taut without adhesive".(esp. of muscles or nerves) Tense; not relaxed.
- Synonyms:tight - tense - strained
- Verb:Walk or move at a slow, relaxed pace.
- Noun:A walk at a slow, relaxed pace, esp. for pleasure.
- Noun:A machine or container in which butter is made by agitating milk or cream.
- Verb:Agitate or turn (milk or cream) in a machine in order to produce butter.
Verb:Walk or move wearily or reluctantly.Walk about casually or needlessly.
Noun:A primate of a family (Hominidae) that includes humans and their fossil ancestors.
Verb:Run or move with a long bounding stride: "the dog was loping along by his side".
Adjective:Reluctant to draw attention to oneself; shy.
Noun:A person who wanders from place to place without a home or job.
- Adjective:(esp. of materials with a high melting point, such as metal and glass) Liquefied by heat.
characterized by great swelling waves or surges; "billowy storm clouds"; "the restless billowing sea"; "surging...
- Verb:Give out or reflect small flashes of light: "her glasses were glinting".
- Noun:A small flash of light, esp. as reflected from a shiny surface.
- Synonyms:verb. glisten - sparkle - gleam - glitter - shimmernoun. gleam - flash - glitter - glimmer - twinkle - lustre
- Verb:Munch or chew vigorously and noisily.
- Noun:A chewing noise or action.
- informal term for the nose
- come to a stop
- hit, especially on the head;
- pass from physical life
- pass out from weakness, physical or emotional distress due to a loss of blood supply to the brain
- Noun:A long flat-bottomed boat for carrying freight, typically on canals and rivers, either under its own power or towed by another.
- Verb:Move forcefully or roughly: "we can't just barge into a private garden".
- Synonyms:lighter - scow
- Verb:Make a hollow bubbling sound like that made by water running out of a bottle.
- Noun:A gurgling sound.
- Synonyms:verb. bubble - purl - babble - murmur - gugglenoun. purl - ripple - guggle
- Noun:A water-worn ravine.
- Verb:Erode gullies into (land) by water action.
- Synonyms:ravine - gulch - gorge - gutter - drain - ditch - channel
- Noun:A deep, narrow gorge with steep sides.
- Synonyms:gorge - gully - gulch
- Adjective:(esp. of a person) Unfortunate.
- Synonyms:unfortunate - unlucky - ill-fated - unhappy - wretched
- Verb:Change direction suddenly: "an oil tanker that had veered off course".Slacken or let out (a rope or cable) in a controlled way.
- Noun:A sudden change of direction.
- Synonyms:verb. turnnoun. turn
the feeling you have when you are satisfied with yourself; "his complacency was absolutely disgusting".
- Noun:A thin liquid food of oatmeal or other meal boiled in milk or water.
- Synonyms:porridge - mush
- Adjective:In poor condition through long use or lack of care.Dressed in old or worn clothes.
- Synonyms:mean - threadbare - seedy - ragged
- Noun:A long strip or loop of cloth worn over one shoulder or around the waist.A frame holding the glass in a window, typically one of two sliding frames.
- Synonyms:girdle - belt - waistband - scarf
- Noun:An extremely easy task.
- Verb:Secure (a garment) with a belt.
- at someone or something with one or both eyes partly closed in an
- attempt to see more clearly or as a reaction to strong light.
- Noun:A permanent deviation in the direction of the gaze of one eye: "I had a bad squint".
- Verb:Tremble or shake with a slight rapid motion.
- Noun:A slight trembling movement or sound, esp. one caused by a sudden strong emotion: "a quiver of fear".An archer's case for holding arrows.
- Synonyms:verb. tremble - shiver - quake - shake - shudder - vibratenoun. tremor - tremble - shiver - thrill - trembling - shudder
- Verb:Cause (a large amount of damage or harm): "torrential rainstorms wreaked havoc yesterday".Inflict (vengeance): "he was determined to wreak his revenge on them".
- Synonyms:vent - revenge
- Adjective:Causing great horror or fear; frightful or macabre.Objectionable; unpleasant: "ghastly old-fashioned dresses".
- Synonyms:terrible - horrible - awful - dreadful - grisly - lurid
- chronic or persistent disorder of the mental processes caused by brain
- disease or injury and marked by memory disorders, personality...
- Synonyms:madness - lunacy - insanity
- Noun:A wild animal's resting place, esp. one that is well hidden.A secret or private place.
- Synonyms:den - burrow - nest - hole - haunt - earth - cave
- Adjective:Showing smug or uncritical satisfaction with oneself or one's achievements.
- Synonyms:self-satisfied - smug - pleased - contented - satisfied
- Verb:Jolt or bounce.
- Synonyms:jolt - shake
- Sit, lie, or stand in a lazy, relaxed way: "the two girls lolled in their chairs".
- Hang loosely; droop: "he slumped against a tree trunk, his head lolling back".
- Tread heavily and noisily, typically in order to show anger.
- Noun: (in jazz or popular music) A tune or song with a fast tempo and a heavy beat.
- Utter a high-pitched piercing sound or words, esp. as an expression of terror, pain, or excitement.
- Noun: A high-pitched piercing cry or sound; a scream.
- Synonyms: verb. scream - screech - squall - yell - squeal - shout - bawl
- noun. scream - screech - yell - cry - squeal - shout - squall
- Noun:An uncastrated adult male horse.
- Synonyms: stud
Noun: A crazy or silly person; a lunatic.
A sweetened flour made from ground dried corn mixed with flour made of mesquite beans, sugar, and spices.
- A large metal pot with a lid and handle, used for cooking over an open fire.
- A situation characterized by instability and strong emotions.
- A change in the form of a word (typically the ending) to express a grammatical function or attribute such as tense, mood, person,...
- The process or practice of inflecting words.
- Give or cause to give a short, sudden jerking or convulsive movement.
- Scratch or grope around with one's fingers to find, collect, or hold on to something.
- Move or balance unsteadily; sway back and forth.
- Be unable to decide between different courses; waver: "she teetered between tears and anger".
- Noun: A bird or mammal, or an imitation of one, used by hunters to attract other birds or mammals: "a decoy duck".
- Verb: Lure or entice (a person or animal) away from an intended course, typically into a trap.
A sudden, sharp localized pain.
A small, soft, blue-green, spineless cactus (Lophophora williamsii), native to Mexico and the southern US.
Energy, enthusiasm, or liveliness.
- Move (something) into a different position with a jerk: "he hitched his pants up".
- Noun: A temporary interruption or problem.
- Adjective:Bad-tempered and sulky.
- Synonyms:peevish - ill-tempered
- Noun:A metal pin or bar, in particular.A roll of fabric, originally as a measure.
- Verb:Fasten (something) with a metal pin or bar, in particular.(of a horse or other animal) Run away suddenly out of control: "the horses bolted".Pass (flour, powder, or other material) through a sieve.
- Synonyms:latch - bar
- Adjective:(esp. of a house or vehicle) In a state of severe disrepair.
- Synonyms:dilapidated - decrepit - rickety
- Verb:(of a river or road) Follow a winding course.
- Noun:A winding curve or bend of a river or road: "the river flows in sweeping meanders".
- Synonyms:verb. wind - twist - wander - coil - ramble - snake - roamnoun. winding - bend
- Noun:A small, thin, narrow piece of something cut or split off a larger piece.
- Verb:Cut or break (something) into small, thin, narrow pieces.
- Synonyms:noun. splinter - chip - shiververb. split - splinter
- Noun:A strong taste, flavor, or smell.A tanging sound.A
- surgeonfish (genus Acanthurus) that occurs around reefs and rocky
- areas, where it browses on algae. Its several species include the...
- Verb:Make a loud ringing or clanging sound.
- Synonyms:clang - tinkle - clink - ring
Noun:offensive. A British person.
- Verb:Drink in large gulps: "Dave swigged the wine".
- Noun:A large draft of drink: "he took a swig of tea".
- Synonyms:gulp - swallow - draught - drink - sip - pull - nip
- Adjective:Impossible to subdue or defeat: "indomitable spirit".
- Synonyms:invincible - tameless
- Noun:A layer of dirt or froth on the surface of a liquid.
- Verb:(of a liquid) Become covered with a layer of dirt or froth: "the lagoon scummed over".
- Synonyms:noun. froth - foam - spume - latherverb. foam - froth - skim - spume
- Noun:A moist, soft, and slippery substance.
- Verb:Cover with slime: "the grass was slimed over with mud".
- Synonyms:mud - ooze - sludge - silt - mire - mucus
- Adjective:Soft and sticky.Mawkishly sentimental.
- Synonyms:sticky - gummy - gluey - viscous - tacky - adhesive
- Verb:Cut up or grind (food, esp. meat) into very small pieces, typically in a machine with revolving blades.
- Walk with an affected fastidiousness, typically with short quick steps.
- Adjective:Playful and full of energy: "he bounds about like a frisky pup".
- Synonyms:frolicsome - playful - sportive - kittenish - sprightly
- Noun:A narrow opening or fissure, esp. in a rock or wall.
- Synonyms:fissure - cleft - crack - chink - rift - split - cranny
- Adjective:Gnarled.Difficult, dangerous, or challenging.
- Synonyms:gnarled - snaggy - knotty - knaggy - knobby
- 1. Old-fashioned; worn-out.
- 2. Insignificant; unimportant.
- 3. Of cheap or poor quality; makeshift.
- Verb:Cause to get up or start moving; rouse: "I rousted him out of his bed".
- Treat roughly; harass.
- Adverb:At some distance in the direction indicated; over there.
- Adjective:That or those (used to refer to something situated at a distance).
- Noun:The far distance.
- Synonyms:adverb. there - yon - over there - thitheradjective. yonnoun. yon
- Verb:Emit a series of regular muffled explosive sounds, as of an engine running slowly.Consume (a drink) in large gulps without pausing.
- Noun:A muffled explosive sound or a series of such sounds.
- Synonyms:verb. pant - puffnoun. puff
- keyboard instrument resembling an organ but with the notes produced by
- steam whistles, used chiefly on showboats and in traveling fairs.
- Verb:Torment or tease (someone) with the sight or promise of something unobtainable.Excite the senses or desires of (someone).
- Synonyms:torment - torture - plague - agonize - tease
- Verb:Waste time; idle or busy oneself aimlessly: "mother futzed around in the kitchen".
- Deal with (something) in a trifling way; fiddle with.
- Noun:A large metal pot with a lid and handle, used for cooking over an open fire.A situation characterized by instability and strong emotions.
- Synonyms:caldron - kettle - boiler - pot - copper
- Noun:A person who wanders from place to place without a home or job.
- Adjective:Having no settled home.
- Verb:Wander about as or like a vagabond.
- Synonyms:noun. vagrant - tramp - hobo - wanderer - bum - landloper
- adjective. vagrant - wandering - nomadicverb. tramp - rove - wander - ramble
- Adjective:(of a structure or piece of equipment) Poorly made and likely to collapse.(of a person) Suffering from rickets.
- Synonyms:shaky - rachitic - wobbly - wonky - ramshackle
- Noun:An angry or bad-tempered expression.
- Verb:Frown in an angry or bad-tempered way.
- Synonyms:noun. frownverb. frown - lour - lower - glower
- Verb:Speak with sudden involuntary pauses and a tendency to repeat the initial letters of words.
- Noun:A tendency to stammer.
- Synonyms:verb. stutter - falter - hesitatenoun. stutter - stammering
fast dance or crazy person