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".
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".