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- Noun:A sudden brief burst of bright flame or light.
- Verb:Burn with a sudden intensity: "the blaze across the water flared".
- Synonyms:noun. blaze - flashverb. flame - blaze - flash
- Adjective:Bad-tempered and unfriendly: "he left with a surly expression".
- Synonyms:morose - gruff - sullen - sulky
- Noun:Enjoyment or vigor in doing something; zest.
- Synonyms:relish - pleasure - enjoyment - delight - taste - zest
- Noun:Distress or embarrassment at having failed or been humiliated.
- Verb:Feel distressed or humiliated.
- Synonyms:noun. disappointment - grief - sorrow - annoyance - regretverb. grieve - aggrieve
- Adjective:Given to sudden and unaccountable changes of mood or behavior.
- Synonyms:whimsical - wayward - fickle - freakish - crotchety
- Verb:Confirm or give support to (a statement, theory, or finding).
- Synonyms:confirm - bear out - affirm - verify - support - certify
- readily letting go of, giving up, or separated from an object that one
- holds, a position, or a principle: "a tenacious grip".Not easily dispelled or discouraged; persisting in existence or in a course of action: "a tenacious legend".
- Synonyms:persistent - tough - stubborn - dogged - obstinate
- Adjective:Extremely delicate and light in a way that seems too perfect for this world.Heavenly or spiritual: "ethereal, otherworldly visions".
- Synonyms:airy - aerial - etherial
- Verb:Speak in a slow, lazy way with prolonged vowel sounds.
- Noun:A slow, lazy way of speaking or an accent with unusually prolonged vowel sounds: "a Texas drawl".
- Verb:Work extremely hard or incessantly.
- Noun:Exhausting physical labor: "a life of toil".
- Synonyms:verb. labour - labor - plod - slognoun. labour - labor - drudgery
- Adjective:Having a pleasingly rich, sweet taste: "a luscious and fragrant dessert wine".Richly verdant or opulent.
- Synonyms:delicious - sweet - succulent - savoury - savory - tasty
- Adjective:Of imposing height.Of a noble or exalted nature: "lofty ideals".
- Synonyms:high - proud - sublime - exalted - noble - elevated
- Verb:Shine brightly, esp. with reflected light.
- Noun:A faint or brief light, esp. one reflected from something.
- Synonyms:verb. glitter - sparkle - glisten - shimmer - twinkle - glint
- noun. glint - ray - flash - glimmer
- Adjective:(of a person or part of their body) Slightly fat: "his pudgy fingers".
- Synonyms:podgy - chubby - tubby - roly-poly - plump - dumpy
- Verb:Erase (a mark) from a surface: "words effaced by frost and rain"; "his anger was effaced when he stepped into the open air".Make oneself appear insignificant or inconspicuous.
- Synonyms:obliterate - erase - delete - expunge - rub out
- Verb:Write (something) in a hurried, careless way.
- Noun:An example of hurried, careless writing: "reams of handwritten scrawl".
- Synonyms:verb. scribble - scrabble - doodle - scratchnoun. scribble - doodle
- Adjective:Neatly skillful and quick in one's movements: "a deft piece of footwork".Demonstrating skill and cleverness.
- Synonyms:adroit - dexterous - skillful - skilful - clever
- Verb:Irritate intensely; infuriate.
- Synonyms:irritate - aggravate - provoke - nettle - enrage - anger
- Verb:Bend one's head or body forward and downward: "he stooped down".
- Noun:A posture in which the head and shoulders are habitually bent forward: "a tall, thin man with a stoop".A porch with steps in front of a house or other building.
- Synonyms:verb. bend - bow - inclinenoun. slouch
- Verb:Extract (information) from various sources.Collect gradually and bit by bit.
- Synonyms:gather - collect - pick up - pick
- Adjective:Outstandingly bad; shocking.Remarkably good.
Adjective:Using or expressing dry, esp. mocking, humor.(of a person's face or features) Twisted into an expression of disgust, disappointment, or annoyance.
Adjective:Overcome with anger; extremely indignant.Relating to or denoting apoplexy (stroke): "an apoplectic attack".
- Noun:A shallow trough fixed beneath the edge of a roof for carrying off rainwater.
- Verb:(of a candle or flame) Flicker and burn unsteadily.
- Synonyms:ditch - channel - drain - gully - groove - trough
- Noun:Amusement, esp. as expressed in laughter: "his six-foot frame shook with mirth".
- Synonyms:gaiety - glee - merriment - joy - hilarity - rejoicing
Verb:Discover (something) by guesswork or intuition: "his brother usually divined his ulterior motives".
Adjective:(of something regarded as unpleasant) Continuing without pause or interruption: "the incessant beat of the music".
Noun:A violent person, esp. a criminal.
- Noun:A dark mark or stain, typically one made by ink, paint, or dirt.
- Verb:Dry (a wet surface or substance) using an absorbent material: "Guy blotted his face with a dust rag".
- Synonyms:noun. stain - spot - smudge - smear - smirch - taint - blemishverb. stain - spot - smear - smudge - soil
- Noun:A person employed as a caretaker of a building; a custodian.
- Synonyms:porter - doorkeeper - caretaker - doorman - concierge
Web definitions:scold: someone (especially a woman) who annoys people by constantly finding fault.
- Verb:Sound loudly and harshly: "the ambulance arrived, siren blaring".
- Noun:A loud harsh sound.
- Verb:Shout or call out noisily and unrestrainedly: "“Move!” bawled the drill sergeant"; "lustily bawling out the hymns".
- Noun:A loud, unrestrained shout.
- Synonyms:verb. yell - shout - scream - cry - roar - vociferate - bellow
- Verb:Walk slowly and with heavy steps, typically because of exhaustion or harsh conditions.
- Noun:A difficult or laborious walk: "the long trudge back".
- Verb:Burn slowly with smoke but no flame.
- Noun:Smoke coming from a fire that is burning slowly without a flame.
Web definitions:beating as a source of erotic or religious stimulation.
- Adjective:(of a person's face) Pale, typically because of poor health.Feeble or insipid.
- Synonyms:pale - wan - colorless - sallow - mealy - colourless
- Noun:Used to refer to a person or thing whose name one cannot recall, does not know, or does not wish to specify.
- Verb:Move along slowly, typically in a small irregular group, so as to remain some distance behind the person or people in front.
- Noun:An untidy or irregularly arranged mass or group of something: "a straggle of cottages".
- Adjective:Contemptibly lacking in courage; cowardly.
- Synonyms:cowardly - lily-livered - recreant - chicken-hearted
- Adjective:Not taut or held tightly in position; loose.
- Noun:The part of a rope or line not held taut; the loose or unused part.Coal dust or small pieces of coal.
- Verb:Loosen (something, esp. a rope).Adverb:Loosely.
- Synonyms:adjective. lax - loose - sluggish - slow - remiss - limp - languidverb. slacken - relax
- Adjective:(of a person's complexion) Of an unhealthy yellowish color.Verb:Make sallow.
- Noun:A willow tree, esp. one of a low-growing or shrubby kind.
- Synonyms:adjective. pale - pallid - wan - yellowish - pastynoun. willow - osier
- Adjective:Showing wild and apparently deranged excitement and energy: "manic enthusiasm".Frenetically busy; frantic: "the pace is manic as we near our deadline".
- Noun:A deep hoarse sound made by a frog.
- Verb:(of a frog) Make a characteristic deep hoarse sound.
- Synonyms:noun. cawverb. caw
- Verb:(of a liquid) Flow or leak slowly through porous material or small holes.
- Noun:A place where petroleum or water oozes slowly out of the ground.
- Synonyms:verb. ooze - leak - percolate - trickle - drip - filternoun. seepage - leakage
- Verb:(esp. of a machine or a bird's wings) Make a low, continuous, regular sound.
- Noun:A sound of such a type: "the whir of the projector".
- Synonyms:verb. whirr - buzz - hum - zoom - drone - whiznoun. whirr - buzz - drone - hum - whizz - whiz - zoom
- Noun:A tiny spot: "the figure had become a mere speck".
- Verb:Mark with small spots: "their skin was specked with goose pimples".
- Synonyms:noun. spot - speckle - fleck - stainverb. speckle - mottle - spot
- Adjective:(of glue, paint, etc.) Retaining a slightly sticky feel; not fully dry.Showing poor taste and quality: "his tacky decor".
- Synonyms:sticky - adhesive - gummy - gluey - viscous - glutinous
- Noun:A drug taken illegally for recreational purposes, esp. marijuana or heroin.
- Verb:Administer drugs to (a racehorse, greyhound, or athlete) in order to inhibit or enhance sporting performance.
- Synonyms:noun. narcotic - drugverb. drug
Noun:A large windproof jacket with a hood, designed to be worn in cold weather.A hooded jacket made of animal skin, worn by Eskimos.
Noun:A cozy or comfortable place, esp. someone's private room or den.
- Noun:A person who drinks excessive amounts of cheap wine or other alcohol, esp. one who is homeless.
- Synonyms:drunkard - drinker - boozer
- Adjective:Looking exhausted and unwell, esp. from fatigue, worry, or suffering.Noun:A haggard hawk.
- Synonyms:emaciated - gaunt
- Noun:A lump or bundle of a soft material, used for padding, stuffing, or wiping: "a wad of cotton".
- Verb:Compress (a soft material) into a lump or bundle: "a wadded handkerchief".
- Synonyms:noun. bundle - sheafverb. pad
- Verb:Lift or carry (something heavy).Noun:The weight of someone or something.
- Synonyms:verb. raise - lift - heave - weighnoun. weight - heaviness - ponderosity - burden
Noun:A lengthy and complicated procedure.A long, rambling story or statement.
- Verb:Employ endearments or flattery to persuade someone to do something or give one something: "you can wheedle your way onto a court".Coax or persuade someone to do something.
- Synonyms:cajole - coax - blandish - flatter - adulate
Noun:A person, esp. a lawyer, who uses unscrupulous, fraudulent, or deceptive methods in business.
- Verb:Move in a feeble or unsteady way.
- Noun:A feeble or unsteady gait.
- Synonyms:verb. stagger - wobble - falter - reel - waver - wabble - swaynoun. wobble - wabble - stagger
- Adjective:Safe to drink; drinkable.
- Noun:Dirt ingrained on the surface of something, esp. clothing, a building, or the skin.
- Verb:Blacken or make dirty with grime.
- Synonyms:noun. dirt - filth - dirtiness - muck - soot - squalorverb. soil - stain - befoul - smirch - sully - foul - smear
- Verb:Make dim; blur: "you would blear your eyes with books".
- Adjective:Dim, dull, or filmy.
- Noun:A film over the eyes; a blur.
- Synonyms:verb. dim - blur - fog - bedim - haze - mistadjective. bleary - cloudy - misty - dim - hazy
мягкая фетровая шляпа
- Adjective:Shabby and untidy or dirty.
- Synonyms:slovenly - untidy - unkempt
A tangled or knotted mass: "a snaggle of import restrictions".
Web definitions:bonyness: extreme leanness (usually caused by starvation or disease).
- Verb:Crush (something, typically paper or cloth) so that it becomes creased and wrinkled.
- Noun:A crushed fold, crease, or wrinkle.
- Synonyms:verb. rumple - crush - crease - wrinkle - crinklenoun. crease - pucker - wrinkle - crinkle - fold
Liquid waste or sewage discharged into a river or the sea.
- Noun:An object or space used to contain something: "trash receptacles".An organ or structure that receives a secretion, eggs, sperm, etc.
- Synonyms:container - vessel
- Noun:An abrupt uncontrolled movement, esp. an unsteady tilt or roll.Leave an associate or friend abruptly and without assistance or support in a difficult situation.
- Verb:Make an abrupt, unsteady, uncontrolled movement or series of movements; stagger: "the car lurched forward".
- Synonyms:stagger - reel
- Noun:A small room or closet in which food, dishes, and utensils are kept.
- Synonyms:larder - storeroom
- Verb:Admit that something is true or valid after first denying or resisting it.Admit (defeat) in a contest: "he conceded defeat".
- Synonyms:admit - allow - grant - acknowledge - recognize - accept
- Verb:Formally declare one's abandonment of (a claim, right, or possession).Refuse to recognize or abide by any longer.
- Synonyms:relinquish - repudiate - disclaim - waive - abdicate
- Adjective:Lacking physical strength, esp. as a result of age or illness.(of a sound) Faint.
- Synonyms:weak - faint - frail - infirm - weakly - low - sickly
- Verb:Gather or collect (something, esp. information or approval): "garner evidence".
- Synonyms:store - collect - hoard - gather - accumulate - stock
- Noun:A person who engages in crime and violence; a hooligan or gangster.
- Synonyms:hooligan - roughneck - ruffian - rowdy - thug - hood
- small, slender, carnivorous mammal (genus Mustela), esp. M. nivalis of
- northern Eurasia and northern North America, related to, but...
- Verb:Achieve something by use of cunning or deceit: "trying to weasel my way into his affections".
- Synonyms:noun. stoatverb. equivocate - prevaricate
Noun:A person who is easily taken advantage of, esp. by being cheated or blamed for something.
Noun:A homeless and helpless person, esp. a neglected or abandoned child: "various waifs and strays".An abandoned pet animal.
- Noun:A state of depression: "I sat absorbed in my own blue funk".A
- style of popular dance music of US black origin, based on elements of
- blues and soul and having a strong rhythm that typically...
- Synonyms:fright - fear - dread - scare - alarm - coward - awe
- Noun:A person considered to be insignificant, esp. because they are small or young.
- Verb:(of a sheep, goat, or calf) Make a characteristic wavering cry: "the lamb was bleating weakly".
- Noun:The wavering cry made by a sheep, goat, or calf.
- Synonyms:verb. baanoun. baa
Verb:Force (someone) to join a ship by drugging them.Coerce or trick (someone) into a position or into doing something.
- Noun:A drinking glass with a foot and a stem.A metal or glass bowl-shaped drinking cup, sometimes with a foot and a cover.
- Synonyms:cup - beaker - bowl - chalice - glass
Web definitions:addlebrained: stupid and confused; "blathering like the addlepated nincompoop that you are"; "a confused puddingheaded,.
- Adjective:(of a person) Famous and respected within a particular sphere or profession.Used to emphasize the presence of a positive quality: "the guitar's eminent suitability for studio work".
- Synonyms:distinguished - outstanding - notable - prominent - great
- Adjective:(of a metal or other material) Able to be hammered or pressed permanently out of shape without breaking or cracking.Easily influenced; pliable.
- Synonyms:pliable - pliant - supple - flexible - yielding - ductile
- Verb:Engage in petty argument or bargaining.Treat something casually or irresponsibly; toy with something.
- Synonyms:bargain - haggle
Noun:A small traveling bag or suitcase.
A young person in the 1950s and early 1960s belonging to a subculture associated with the beat generation.
- Verb:Irritate intensely; infuriate.
- Synonyms:irritate - aggravate - provoke - nettle - enrage - anger
bestubbled: having a short growth of beard; "his stubbled chin".
- Noun:A long bench with a back, placed in rows in the main part of some churches to seat the congregation.An
- enclosure or compartment containing a number of seats, used in some
- churches to seat a particular worshiper or group of worshipers.
Web definitions: A thick quantity of sputum, usually containing phlegm; Any thick, disgusting liquid.
Noun:A dog of no definable type or breed.Any other animal resulting from the crossing of different breeds or types.
- Noun:A large, heavy shoe.A foolish, awkward, or clumsy person.
- Synonyms:bumpkin - lout - boor
- Adjective:(of a man) Confident, stylish, and charming.
- Synonyms:affable - jovial
Surprise (someone) greatly; astonish.
excited in anticipation.
any exciting and complex play intended to confuse (dazzle) the opponent.
- Adjective:Unconventional and slightly disreputable, esp. in an attractive manner.
- Synonyms:rakish - dissolute - dissipated - vulgar
- Verb:Scrape or brush the surface of (a shoe or other object) against something.
- Noun:A mark made by scraping or grazing a surface or object.
- Synonyms:verb. shufflenoun. shuffle
- Noun:A dry, rough protective crust that forms over a cut or wound during healing.
- Verb:Become encrusted or covered with a scab or scabs: "she rested her scabbed fingers on his arm".
A creeping grass (Digitaria and other genera) that can become a serious weed.
- Noun:A plant disease, esp. one caused by fungi such as mildews, rusts, and smuts.
- Verb:Infect (plants or a planted area) with blight: "a peach tree blighted by leaf curl".
- Synonyms:noun. rustverb. destroy - blast
Adjective:Unpleasant and of poor quality.Unwell.
a rattling sound as of hard things striking together; "a clattery typewriter"; "the clattery sound of dishes".
- Noun:A framework consisting of a horizontal beam supported by two pairs of sloping legs, used in pairs to support a flat surface.An open braced framework used to support an elevated structure such as a bridge.
(used colloquially) having the relationship of friends or pals.
- Verb:Raise (one's shoulders) and bend the top of one's body forward: "he hunched his shoulders"; "he hunched over his glass".
- Noun:A feeling or guess based on intuition rather than known facts: "acting on a hunch".
- Synonyms:verb. bend - crook - stoop - bownoun. hunk - premonition - humpback
Verb:Make a continuous low humming sound.Speak tediously in a dull monotonous tone: "while Jim droned on".
- Noun:Minor crime, esp. that committed by young people.Neglect of one's duty.
- Synonyms:crime - offence - offense - criminality
1. To raise or lift, especially with great effort or force: 2. a. To throw (a heavy object) with great effort; hurl: 3. To utter with effort or pain 4. To vomit (something).
1. To rise up or swell, as if pushed up; bulge: The sidewalk froze and heaved.2. To rise and fall in turn, as waves.
- Adjective:Having a sensation of whirling and a tendency to fall or stagger; dizzy.
- Verb:Make (someone) feel excited to the point of disorientation.
- Synonyms:adjective. dizzy - vertiginous - light-headed - frivolous
- verb. swim - whirl
. To cause to flow or spurt out.2. To utter volubly and tediously.
The flat part of either side of the head between the forehead and the ear.
Verb:Make a small hole in (something) with a sharp point; pierce slightly.Noun:An act of piercing something with a fine, sharp point.
- Noun:The production of a partial vacuum by the removal of air in order to force fluid into a vacant space or procure adhesion.
- Verb:Remove (something) using suction.
- Verb:Steal goods from, (typically using force and in a time of war or civil disorder.
- Noun:The violent and dishonest acquisition of property.
- Synonyms:verb. rob - loot - pillage - sack - despoil - maraud - ransacknoun. pillage - loot - spoil - booty - robbery - rapine - sack
- Noun:An animal's foot having claws and pads.
- Verb:(of an animal) Feel or scrape with a paw or hoof.
- Synonyms:claw - foot - hand - pad
- Verb:(of an animal or bird of prey) Spring or swoop suddenly so as to catch prey.Smooth down by rubbing with pounce or pumice.
- Noun:A sudden swoop or spring.A fine resinous powder formerly used to prevent ink from spreading on unglazed paper or to prepare parchment to receive writing.
- Synonyms:claw - talon
adamance: resoluteness by virtue of being unyielding and inflexible.
- Verb:Eat (something) hurriedly and noisily.(of a male turkey) Make a characteristic swallowing sound in the throat.
- Noun:The gurgling sound made by a male turkey.
- Verb:Thrust or spread (things, esp. limbs or fingers) out and apart: "her hands were splayed across his broad shoulders".
- Noun:A widening or outward tapering of something, in particular.
- Adjective:Turned outward or widened: "the girls were sitting splay-legged".
- Synonyms:verb. widen - spread - broadenadjective. oblique - skew - slanting
Adjective:Sounding harsh and unpleasant.
- To utter in a grating voice
- To grate on (nerves or feelings).
Verb:Wind a line on to a reel by turning the reel.Bring something attached to a line, esp. a fish, toward one by turning a reel and winding in the line.
- Verb:Push, elbow, or bump against (someone) roughly, typically in a crowd.
- Noun:The action of jostling.
- Synonyms:verb. shove - push - hustle - thrustnoun. push - shove - thrust
- Muslim (specifically Sufi) religious man who has taken vows of poverty
- and austerity. Dervishes first appeared in the 12th century;...Synonyms:fakir
Carry, wield, or convey (something heavy or substantial): "help him tote the books"; "a gun-toting loner".
- Noun:The skin of a male deer.Grayish leather with a suede finish, traditionally made from such skin but now more commonly made from sheepskin.
- Synonyms:deerskin - doeskin - chamois
- Verb:Destroy utterly; wipe out.Cause to become invisible or indistinct; blot out.
- Synonyms:efface - erase - delete - wipe out - expunge - annihilate
Verb:Grind (one's teeth) together, typically as a sign of anger.(of teeth) Strike together; grind.
Verb:(of a liquid) Flow out in a rapid and plentiful stream, often suddenly.Send out in a rapid and plentiful stream.
- Noun:A vehicle on runners for conveying loads or passengers esp. over snow or ice, often pulled by draft animals.A sledgehammer.
- Verb:Carry (a load or passengers) on a sledge.
- Synonyms:noun. sled - sleigh - toboggan - sledgehammerverb. sled - toboggan - sleigh
- Noun:A swordlike stabbing blade that may be fixed to the muzzle of a rifle for use in hand-to-hand fighting.
- Verb:Stab (someone) with a bayonet.
- Synonyms:sword bayonet
- Noun:A series of shots fired or missiles thrown all at the same time or in quick succession: "a fusillade of accusations".
- Synonyms:volley - firing - shooting
- Verb:Have a strong unpleasant smell: "the place stank like a sewer"; "his breath stank of drink".Fill a place with such a smell.
- Synonyms:stink - smell - reek
- Verb:(of a wheeled vehicle or its occupants) Move slowly and heavily, typically in a noisy or uneven way: "ten cars trundled past".
- Noun:An act of moving in such a way.
- Synonyms:verb. roll - wheelnoun. caster - roll - castor - truckle
Recover one's health and strength over a period of time after an illness or operation.
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