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2012-10-07 21:39:44
english words

english words
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  1. gruel
    • Noun:A thin liquid food of oatmeal or other meal boiled in milk or water.
    • Synonyms:porridge - mush
  2. shabby
    • Adjective:In poor condition through long use or lack of care.Dressed in old or worn clothes.
    • Synonyms:mean - threadbare - seedy - ragged
  3. sash
    • 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
  4. cinch
    • Noun:An extremely easy task.
    • Verb:Secure (a garment) with a belt.
    • Synonyms:girth
  5. yodel
    петь йодлем
  6. squint
    • Verb:Look
    • 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".
    • Synonyms:strabismus
  7. quiver
    • 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
  8. wreak
    • 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
  9. ghastly
    • Adjective:Causing great horror or fear; frightful or macabre.Objectionable; unpleasant: "ghastly old-fashioned dresses".
    • Synonyms:terrible - horrible - awful - dreadful - grisly - lurid
  10. dementia
    • Noun:A
    • chronic or persistent disorder of the mental processes caused by brain
    • disease or injury and marked by memory disorders, personality...
    • Synonyms:madness - lunacy - insanity
  11. lair
    • 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
  12. complacent
    • Adjective:Showing smug or uncritical satisfaction with oneself or one's achievements.
    • Synonyms:self-satisfied - smug - pleased - contented - satisfied
  13. jounce
    • Verb:Jolt or bounce.
    • Synonyms:jolt - shake
  14. loll
    • 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".
  15. stomp
    • 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.
  16. shriek
    • Verb:
    • 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
  17. stallion
    • Noun:An uncastrated adult male horse.
    • Synonyms: stud
  18. loony
    Noun: A crazy or silly person; a lunatic.
  19. pinole
    A sweetened flour made from ground dried corn mixed with flour made of mesquite beans, sugar, and spices.
  20. cauldron
    • A large metal pot with a lid and handle, used for cooking over an open fire.
    • A situation characterized by instability and strong emotions.