"a car used on freight or construction trains for brakemen
occurring every day; used every day
"a free-standing frame for holding an artist's canvas
pertaining to the face.
a lighting technician on a television or film set
according to usual practice.
a large floating mass of ice that has broken from a glacier
(informal) a noisy or enthusiastic party or celebration
"cracked and hulled grain
a lad; boy
"long slender tubes made of a paste chiefly of wheat flour
pertaining to the nose.
"an area of vegetation in the midst of a desert
"the length of a step in walking or marching
"any of a variety of long-eared
"an expedition for observing or hunting large animals
fine or ready mental discernment shown in saying or doing the proper thing.
having an unpleasant appearance; unattractive; unsightly
not leading to a desirable or lasting effect; futile; fruitless
"an upright structure with a height much greater than its thickness
"any of various
the number represented by the arabic numeral 0; cipher
"the areas of a theater stage that are not visible to the audience
"an embellishment or flourish
"to hang loosely
"political economy; the science of the utilities or the useful application of wealth or material resources. same as political economy
fulfilling one's duty or obligations in life
a projecting tooth
a single pellet of hail
"a coating or covering resembling ice
expression of regret or sorrow
"a periodical containing advertisements
the state of being national; national attachment; nationality
"a solemn pledge to do something
"to fill in the manner of a pack
one of four equal parts into which anything is or may be divided.
"the action of a falling
"a usu. portable or movable shield against the rain or sun
"a manservant who attends to the personal needs of his employer
"either of two large marine mammals related to the seals
the office or residence of an official in the chinese empire
"any of various plants related to the daisy
to accept without objection; to wait for
a student in a military academy; person training to be a military officer
the absence of light
"something that constitutes
a man or boy
"a number going in company; hence
selling or serving food ritually fit according to Islamic law
an idea of something in its perfect form or essence
"moving by jerks and starts; characterized by abrupt transitions; as
"acute of mind; sharp; penetrating; having or expressing mental acuteness; as
flattened or depressed at the poles
"an object or bundle that is packed
a roofed shelter with usually open sides
"one appointed to rule on plays in a game
forerunners; advance forces
"beads strung on threads
give in; surrender
an imaginary belt encircling the heavens within which are the larger planets.
not conformed to the ordinary rule or standard.
"an elevated platform projecting from the outer wall of a building
of or pertaining to the process of using the calorimeter
one who wastes time in trifling employments; an idler; a trifler
that which is uttered or proclaimed by authority as a rule of action.
"not many; small
the study of modern culture through the analysis of what is thrown away as garbage
a platform of a staircase where the stair turns back in exactly the reverse direction of the lower flight. same as quarterpace
to determine the identity of by ascertaining various characteristics
"a cut and polished gemstone
"the organized system of written symbols and vocal sounds with which humans communicate thoughts
"a person to be revered for high-mindedness
indispensably requisite or absolutely needed to accomplish a desired result.
to perceive; see
"an enclosed field
to shake or move with slight and tremulous motion; to tremble; to quake; to shudder; to shiver; a case for carrying or holding arrows.
quick-cooking egg noodles usually served in a broth with bits of meat and vegetables
"a bird or animal claw
"the socioeconomic class of people at the lowest income level
any of several tropical orchids whose fruit contains a fragrant flavoring agent
a military leader who governs or has great influence in an area or country that is warlike or at war
"to drink in or suck up
"the first daylight in the morning
the number represented by the arabic numeral 8 and by the roman numeral viii
"unduly changeable in feeling
a woman's blouse copied from the red shirt worn by the Italian patriot Garibaldi
to divide into two equal parts
any of various large herbivorous lizards of tropical america that often have a ridge of spiny projections along the backbone
"a king; a prince; a chief; a governor; -- so called among the tartars
"a slight deviation from what is right
the roof of the mouth.
"a course of angry
to approve authoritatively.
"a tropical tree
"to convert into vapor
"to bend or twist out of shape
the science and study of animals
any institution where the higher branches of learning are taught.
a woman who is a principal dancer in a ballet troupe
"to do away with
of or concerning electors or an election
"ground beef in bulk or in a patty
"in an immediate manner; without intervention of any other person or thing; proximately; directly; -- opposed to mediately; as
to deliver a blow to with the foot
at a subsequent time.
"the principal or most important spring in a piece of mechanism
a goddess; divinity of chastisement and vengeance.
a long wandering or voyage usually marked by many changes of fortune
affecting the sense of taste.
a group of competitors on one of the sides in a sporting event or game
"being below the surface of the ground; as
"a liquid of resinous material that is brushed on wood or the like to make a hard
an object or device intended or used as a means of offense or defense
the act of receiving something
"a child or baby; esp.
"one who offers himself
"a discussion of two opposing viewpoints
the branch of chemistry that deals with the production of electricity by chemical changes and vice versa
"in baseball or cricket
"a close; a yard; a croft; a garden; as
a small village; a little cluster of houses in the country
to cause to become less or worse.
the military rank above captain and below lieutenant colonel
"formed by water or aqueous solution; as
"making the first attack; assailant; aggressive; hence
"an armored vehicle
extreme joy; ecstasy; bliss
cutting and reproachful language.
communication between minds without the use of sensory signals
a way of approach or entrance; passage.
"a number of musicians who play together upon portable musical instruments
"a suspended covering
"characterized by propriety of conduct
the number represented by the arabic numeral 11 and by the roman numeral xi
"the part on the end of the human arm
charge with crime in office; indict
to leap over
a male head of a royal family who reigns for life as a monarch
"violating or not heeding the law
the greater number or amount; a number or amount greater than half
a person holding a position of trust and responsibility in a business organization or government agency
"a public procession of people or things
one who is unscrupulous or dishonest; villain; scoundrel
"having its affinity satisfied; combined with all it can hold; -- said of certain atoms
"direction or inclination
the current that sets seaward near the bottom when waves are breaking upon the shore
"the flesh of a calf
"a word formed by combining the initial letters or parts of a series of words in a longer phrase
"one who has capital; one who has money for investment
to speak in a formal manner; deliver a speech
"having the edge broken like battlements; -- said of a bearing such as a fess
"a section of a chromosome that determines the structure of a single protein or part of one
"a defect or disadvantage that acts as an impediment
like an emperor; related to an empire
"a person who is powerful enough to select
"to gain knowledge of through study
to cause to be ineffective; counteract
at one time in the past; formerly
to cook partially by immersing in boiling water for a brief time
an uprising or armed resistance against established authority or a government
"a type of steam bath developed in finland
of or pertaining to heat.
one of the many small vessels that transport blood to the heart
"a weather condition
any substance of exceeding hardness or impenetrability.
to overturn or cause to overturn
to raise or represent in relief (a surface design)
indicating rank or position between fourth and sixth
relating to or characteristic of the whole
lawful power or right to exercise official authority.
"a garment varying in form and use at different times
"a remainder or unused portion
coming immediately after; following
a burden or responsibility.
the ecclesiastical district in charge of a pastor.
to bring to mind; remember
a dish of shrimp or prawns fried or broiled in oil or butter and garlic
in three instances; three times
a mythical animal having the body of a horse and a single horn projecting from its forehead
promoting or resulting in general or moral well-being
a small venomous serpent of the genus vipera. the common european adder is the vipera (/ pelias) berus. the puff adders of africa are species of clotho
"to travel through rural areas giving performances
carried on in resistance to aggression.
to send or give out.
small ornamental statuette
"extraordinary power of intellect
"having a pleasing
a spontaneous or sudden desire that may move one to action
the science of rights in accordance with positive law.
to give the authority of law to.
the view that everything in nature and the history of mankind is ordered for the best.
to subject to pasteurization
to withdraw formally one's belief (in something previously believed or maintained).
to read or look over quickly; skim
"a freely distributed handbill or leaflet
the state of being a single unit; oneness
morally evil in actions or principles; sinful
the state of being attached or joined.
"a support having handles
"a salt or carbonic acid
to delegate authority to.
that which is used to decorate the person or dress.
the art or science of cultivating the earth; agriculture
"a bar or lever
"a setting of something to the account of; the attribution of personal guilt or personal righteousness of another; as
"one who professes the science of law; one versed in the law
"with knowledge; in a knowing manner; intelligently; consciously; deliberately; as
a small oval citrus fruit with pungent yellow skin and sour juice
to soak in a seasoned sauce; marinade
the number represented by the arabic numeral 19 and by the roman numeral xix
uttered through the mouth.
"a small piece of material
foolishly headless of danger.
"a characteristic odor
"to deprive of nerve
"a hollow device used as receptacle
"a flexible twig or shoot of willow or other long
the time or interval during which a public body adjourns its sittings or postpones business
"having the base in excess
"having or exhibiting low spirits; discouraged
"to make into law
a spear with barbed prongs used for harpooning fish
"an evil demon
"a small piece or silver of skin which hangs loose
allowable according to jewish dietary laws
an ester or salt of nitrous acid
"a spherical fruit with a reddish yellow rind and a sweet
a usu. paved and roofless area that adjoins a house and is used for dining or recreation
"to put together or constitute again
"a plan of activity
"not able to be read
"in roman mythology
"a covering of silk
"to manage or conduct
"a thick liquid mixture of two or more materials beaten together
one who carries or delivers
being or seeming boundless; infinite; limitless
to trouble or disturb repeatedly or persistently
"wanting in ability or qualification for the purpose or end in view; not large enough to contain or hold; deficient in physical strength
prolonged sluggishness of body or mind.
"a man who shoots a gun skillfully
the beginning of that which becomes or is made to be.
"a member of the class of farm laborers and small farmers
"a place for learned intercourse and instruction; an institution for learning; an educational establishment; a place for acquiring knowledge and mental training; as
in a vertical position
the art or practice of using a video camera
a plant which keeps its leaves green through the winter
a naval commissioned officer of the highest rank; the commander of a fleet or squadron
a device that generates electricity by means of chemical reactions
intense interest or involvement; zeal
"a flood; a creek or inlet; a bay or estuary; a river; -- obsolete
"any of various plant-eating mammals that resemble and are related to the rabbit
withholding belief; skeptical
to impose and collect by force or threat of force.
a utensil designed to mash vegetables or fruit
one who receives a nomination.
something that is added to beautify or improve appearance; decoration
to speak to with angry disapproval; reprimand; chastise
a discourse or treatise upon the tides; that part of science which treats of tides
the act of withdrawing; withdrawment; retreat; retraction
to hold in high esteem; respect
a fatal or serious accident or disaster.
"a coarse cotton drilling used for overalls
wide-spread occurrence of a disease in a certain region.
a freak; a trick; a lie
"a musical instrument
the act of liberating or the state of being liberated
"to enroll; to enter in a register; specifically
ornamented to a marked degree.
"in many vertebrates
"to burn slightly
"a straight pin with a decorative head and a holder for the point
"a vessel of various forms
"a relatively small
"a common large north american marmot (arctomys monax). it is usually reddish brown
"the decorative use of beads
"an agent employed in catalysis
the state or condition of being dense
"the ""falling sickness
an electric lamp that casts a strong beam of light over a wide area
"(informal) extreme showiness or gaudy
"rough and unpleasant to the senses
"subordinate in rank
"a place where books
"a tool with a flat blade fixed at a right angle on one side and an axlike blade on the other
(used with a sing. verb) the branch of dentistry that deals with the correct alignment and position of teeth; orthodontia
the consequences that follow the transgression of natural or divine law.
undisguised contempt; derision
"one who escorts people to their seats in a church
a career; occupation
"the quality or state of being wordy
"the shortest line from one place to another
opacity of the lens of the eye resulting in complete or partial blindness.
"one who forsakes a duty
"to plow. [obs.] same as ear
a small flower; a floret
"a form of sugar that occurs naturally in fruits
"a dish of chopped or minced food
"the state of being that distinguishes animals and plants from rocks
"an auxiliary verb qualifyng the meaning of another verb
"a thin strip of dough
"a shed or roof sloping from the main wall or building
"the act of refreshing
"to move hastily
"any one of numerous species of micelike rodents belonging to arvicola and allied genera of the subfamily arvicolinae. they have a thick head
a suspension of liquid or solid particles in a gas
"to make fast
any great and sudden misfortune or calamity.
liable to destruction; capable of being destroyed
the process or condition of eroding
a result or end that one desires and works for; aim or purpose
to spread in or overrun as a nuisance or danger
"a discharge of atmospheric electricity
"a quantity having an intermediate value between several others
"the average or expected form
"a spicy condiment obtained from the dried
a place of protection or shelter from danger or hardship
showing the effects of age or long use
a simultaneous discharge of firearms or other weapons
pull; strain; twist
a small earthquake or a series of small earthquakes that follows a larger one and that originates at or near the same epicenter
"to capture or grab
great attachment; strong affection
the act or process of erupting
a female being believed to have supernatural powers; female god
"a bag or case
one who denies the existence of god.
"(informal) a snack
"oxygen in the form of molecules with three atoms
by chance; perhaps; peradventure
"a person forced to leave his or her home or native land to seek safe refuge
doubt or uncertainty regarding a question of moral right or duty.
of or pertaining to the measurement of volume
"a small ridge
to cause to move briskly or with force
a strong opinion; conviction
a hollow or hollowed-out place
"that which is established; as: (a) a form of government
to palm off.
deep yellow and shiny
boundless or immeasurable extension or duration.
"oxide of calcium; the white or gray
"to think calmly
one of the two outside openings in the nose
"a body of men intrusted with vicarious government; as
a close and careful inspection
"in greek mythology
"to change the properties of
loving others and actively desirous of their well-being.
"a substance composed essentially of gun cotton and camphor
time without beginning or end; infinite past and future
"a sheet of paper folded once
(often cap.) the teachings of jesus christ and his apostles
with the head leading or foremost
the center of public attention
the sharp striking of one body against another.
"something that has survived from an earlier time
"a small surface or ledge that will support or hold no more than the toes in hiking
borne or carried in the air
an official numbering of the people of a country or district.
determination of the distinctive nature of a disease.
"to escape or pass off without effect; to be dissipated; to be wasted
to lie prostrate on the belly; to sprawl on the ground; to grovel
"the quarters or place of residence of any chief officer
"set into a surface in an ornamental design
"any of several shade trees that have large
a central point or part about which matter is aggregated.
to like the taste or savor of.
"one of a board of town officers chosen annually in the new england states to transact the general public business of the town
"a food product that is made from curdled soybean milk
"a web-footed bird
"the cutting of tissue from an animal or person for study
"the act or process of centralizing
"a disk or plate
"a foundation or firm basis on which one can stand
"the study of certain formal aspects of language
of or pertaining to heaven or the heavens
the segment of a baseball game during which each side has a turn at batting
"in sports such as tennis and football
"to speak of or refer to
a convent for nuns.
"liable to perish; subject to decay
deliver; provide; represent
one half of an academic year
a hole dug in earth or rock for the burial of one or more dead persons; grave
any small bird
a unit of time equal to one hundred years
that part of a landscape or picture situated or represented as nearest the spectator.
"in the iliad
to react to one another in a social situation
to remain or be slow to leave
any infliction or act by way of retaliation on an enemy.
any assemblage of pupils for real research in some specific study under a teacher.
"a member of a municipal legislative body
"the darkest color
pertaining to edible grain or farinaceous seeds.
containing only two atoms.
possessing distinguished merit.
fixed rule or set form.
a small grain or particle.
a hard covering worn to protect the head from impact
"contained between lines; written or inserted between lines already written or printed; containing interlineations; as
pertaining to the use of the tongue in utterance.
to excrete through the pores of the skin.
"the act of beating or driving back
"a form of elementary mathematics
"the extinguishing or hiding of all the lights of a city or region
to break down or promote the breaking down of (food) into substances that can be absorbed by body tissues
the study of the effects on living creatures sent outside the earth's atmosphere
"that which fortifies; especially
of or pertaining to measurement by weight; measured by weight
from this moment; from now
"the science of languages
"a state of dirtiness
to examine or study; scrutinize
to spell again
(spanish) a title equivalent to "miss"
"of or pertaining to ornamental gardening; produced by cutting
a mixture as of metals
"a place of worship
a finger or toe
the space of fourteen days; two weeks
"immaturity; unripeness; as
one of the herbivora
"the seed of the flax plant
belief that life is basically bad and evil; gloominess
to breathe in air and then exhale it
"a guard posted to prevent entry or exit by unauthorized persons
pertinent to topics of current interest
a heavy and widespread snowstorm of lengthy duration
"(sometimes pl.) the capability to allure
to enlarge in all directions.
"to reach the end of a fixed term
the number represented by the arabic numeral 40 and by the roman numeral xl
"a small marine isopod crustacean (limnoria lignorum or l. terebrans)
up to this time; hitherto; before; in time past
"to place in or come into a shared
"consisting of molecules that move easily
an apparatus for magnifying faint sounds.
a distinct or particular stage in a cycle of development or process of change
an eating house
any work done for the benefit of another.
the art of representing on a map the physical features of any locality or region with accuracy.
moving at an easy pace
a stupid fellow; a dolt; a person deficient in understanding
"an open hunting ground to which game resorts
to make more fluid or less concentrated by admixture with something.
"to destroy utterly; to cut off; to extirpate; to annihilate; to root out; as
a deserted or exposed infant; a child found without a parent or owner
a flat pan or flat heated surface used in cooking
a woman of heroic character or deeds
to stop while in progress.
the state or condition of knowing how to read and write.
any extremely high-frequency electromagnetic wave whose wavelength is between one millimeter and one meter
the act of withdrawing from a place or situation
slaughterhouse; science of carnage
the act or state of lying concealed for the purpose of surprising or attacking the enemy.
model of a scene
"the ball-shaped part of the eye
the product of four times twenty; eighty units or objects
"grain to be ground
"any of a number of deciduous trees of the walnut family
able to read and write
the popular designation of the hereditary sovereign of japan
"to cleanse (the hair
thus it is; may it be so (used at the end of a prayer or statement to express agreement or approval)
the load of passengers or cargo that a boat can or does carry
the side of the face between the jaw and the eye
a representative of one sovereign state at the capital or court of another.
either of the two folds of skin that can be opened or shut to uncover or cover the eyeball
the number represented by the arabic numeral 14 and by the roman numeral xiv
a man who is about to be or has just been married; bridegroom
(often pl.) any area far from a center of population or culture; back country
"to turn inside out
"a powder derived from lichens that turns blue in alkaline solutions and red in acid solutions
an expanse of land or water in which mines that explode on contact have been laid
punctured or perforated
"a narrow strip or band of colorful material such as satin or rayon
bundle of stalks of grain; any bundle of things tied together
a disastrous occurrence; calamity
careful scrutiny of constituent parts in order to thoroughly understand the whole
"heated to the point of bubbling; heaving with bubbles; in tumultuous agitation
"a skilled or professional cook
to regard with blame.
"a shallow pit dug to provide a quick
to separate or change partly or completely into ions
"a disorderly scatter of objects
"a dramatic television production that is presented in installments
a young or small pig
"an act or instance of taking or having a ride
a diploma; -- so called because usually written or printed on parchment prepared from the skin of the sheep
"an attack upon a fortress or fortified town
a piece used in the game of chess
treat with scorn or contempt
"the chief monetary unit of the netherlands
until this time; previously
"a small hard pellet of a drug
"a mechanical device
to switch or move from one place to another; change position
"the day on which mass is said yearly for the soul of a deceased person; the commemoration of some sacred event
something that connects or confines
a young human; baby
"the chief monetary unit of the netherlands
"a little case for holding a miniature or lock of hair
an unlucky accident.
"the chief monetary unit of kenya
"anything considered worthless or useless
one who announces
pertaining to or resembling a bone
one that chokes
to participate in argument or debate
trick; practical joke
"a place to live in
"the network of pipes used for a single purpose
any of various red or pink cosmetics used to color the cheeks or lips
a formal agreement between two or more countries
occurring every year.
"a donation or payment in excess of what is required
the science that treats of computation of time or of investigation and arrangement of events.
clearly different or set apart; separate (sometimes fol. by from)
"a light brown dot or mark of pigmentation in the skin
"a rhenish wine
hang around; linger
"a length of wood similar to
"a limicoline bird of europe and asia (pavoncella
(used with a sing. or pl. verb) a painful viral skin disease that afflicts nerve tissue and causes eruptions of blisters
"a small lever that when pressed or pulled causes a firearm to fire
any of various substances derived from fungi or other organisms and used to destroy or prevent the growth of bacteria or other disease-causing organisms
a student closely attached to books or addicted to study; a reader without appreciation
"physical or emotional stress or suffering
"a dwelling of the navajo and other american indians
"the act of ruining
"to cause to experience shipwreck
group of three works
a gradual or sudden decrease in the importance or impressiveness of what is said.
"the woody portion flax
"a person belonging by birth or naturalization to a political and geographic entity
the same as said or written before; the aforesaid
the first month after marriage
a message in writing.
"seeming likely to be true
"the chief monetary unit of india
a title originally conferred by the mikado on the military governor of the eastern provinces of japan. by gradual usurpation of power the shoguns (known to foreigners as tycoons) became finally the virtual rulers of japan. the title was abolished in 1867
"a white substance found in naturally occurring borates and used as a cleansing or flushing agent
(used with a sing. verb) a branch of political science that deals with the rights and duties of citizens and with civic matters
"an ornamental gathered or pleated trimming
the cultivation of a garden or orchard; the art of cultivating gardens or orchards
a large open space such as a park or public square in the center of a town
"an unsweetened breakfast cake shortened with butter or lard
the main artery carrying blood from the left side of the heart to the arteries of all the rest of the body except the lungs
"a woodwind instrument with a single-reed mouthpiece attached to a long
"a dramatic reenactment of real events
"an ornamental edging of hanging threads
"one who receives or entertains another
a wrong spelling
"that which renders pastry short or friable
"provided or cooked with truffles; stuffed with truffles; as
"a figure of speech by which the orator or writer suddenly breaks off from the previous method of his discourse
the science that treats of plants.
"one versed in
a fierce fight between dogs
"an amphibious animal of the genus rana and related genera
an incorrect statement
the science which treats of wealth
to name to a particular office or function; designate
awkward of movement.
"something bent at a sharp angle
"provided or ornamented with frogs; as
a shelter or dwelling; lodging
"to steal or pocket game
in a showy manner; pompously; with parade
two of anything; pair; couple
(usu. pl.) the part of the digestive organs below the stomach; intestine
a kind of hood worn by the canons of a cathedral church; a sort of amice
state of being that is yet to come; future state
"a violent storm
"a small saclike piece of material
informal a performance or performer that evokes so much applause from the audience that the show is temporarily interrupted
in two instances; two times
"a shelter or covered place in a garden
"a small species of titmouse
to move with haste and promptness.
an electrical device used for blending different foods together
"a capsule of plant
"a place or object
a person or thing that twists
"an arthropod having four pairs of legs and belonging to the class that includes scorpions
"characteristic of the street called the bowery
"a web spun by a spider
"from a higher to a lower position
a compound that contains water in chemical combination
to take one's self off; to go
a moving part in a loom that carries the woof back and forth through the warp
furnished with an arcade
good! well done! (used to express approval)
"any of various crested
"to put in a state of readiness for active service in war
esculin; -- so called in allusion to its fluorescent solutions
to smile in a silly or affected manner
a proposition taken for granted as a premise from which to reach a conclusion.
"a natural or synthetic compound
a simultaneous broadcast of a program on both television and radio
the sport or practice of shooting with bows and arrows
"a man newly married
"to cause to shrink
loosely hanging clothing or other cloth
lasting but a short time.
marked by an assumed stateliness and impressiveness of manner.
the military land force of a nation
the edge or brim of a slope or cliff
to drip or flow slowly in drops
"a species of ichneumon (herpestes griseus)
a female having the same parents as another person
the state or quality of being brotherly
"in the u.s. army
"working at a second job
(cap.) a member or supporter of the u.s. populist party in the late nineteenth century
a frying pan
"a plant (fagopyrum esculentum) of the polygonum family
of or pertaining to a colony or colonies
past participle of drive
descendants; future generations
"any of various food fishes that leap above the surface of the water
"a territory governed by a distant country
"a collection of cattle driven
a motorized bicycle of low power
a test given after a lesson or a period of instruction to determine what the students have learned
"any one of numerous species of small butterflies of the family hesperiadae; -- so called from their peculiar short
"of or pertaining to the atmosphere; of the nature of
"a copper instrument of the horn quality of tone
"free from any manifestation of partial or peculiar sentiment or feeling; not disclosing likes
the quality or condition of being dry
the act of someone or something that mounts
potassium carbonate or potassium hydroxide
an open court with a porch or gallery around three or more sides; especially at the entrance of a basilica or other church. the name was extended in the middle ages to the open churchyard or cemetery
an announcement of recent events or items of current interest
"of or relating to two
extremely sad; sorrowful
"a verbal expression of admiration
"visual comedy full of boisterous action
to adjust so as to be harmonious
a collection of attached similar things
"the opening in the face through which one eats
"the act of addressing supplication to a divinity
examination of accounts
to execute clumsily.
adjust; endanger the interests or reputation of
a composition for two voices or instruments.
to present or deliver (religious or moral instruction or the like) in a sermon
"a person engaged in the purchase and sale of slaves; a slave merchant
the act or sensation of hearing.
"a fungus (ustilago foetida) which affects the ear of cereals
"a lump of boiled dough
to force forward prematurely.
a person habitually lazy or idle.
any living being whose actions are or appear to be involuntary or mechanical.
"one of two vultures that are the largest flying birds of the western hemisphere
a mound or hill of sand built up by the action of wind
"a great number of persons or things
to exist at a period or in a state earlier than something else.
to make loud noises with the mouth while eating or drinking
the examination of a dead body by dissection to ascertain the cause of death.
brutal and senseless killing; slaughter
"a soft solid made by incorporating a medicinal substance or substances with sugar
a composition for two performers; a duet
inflected forms: pl
deficient in physical skill or grace; clumsy
a general name for the numerous species of diurnal lepidoptera
act of confrontating
"any of various sturdy cotton fabrics
an introductory or opening performance.
refine an ore
an axle upon which the wheels of a cart or animal-powered vehicle turn
having two parts.
"an assemblage or review of troops for parade or inspection
"the place in which a smith works
to set apart as sacred.
not easily worn out; long-lasting; sturdy
"to protect from injury
any of a variety of wading birds with long bills for digging
a shelter used for long-term residence; abode; house
at a very fast tempo (used as a musical direction)
"the act or process of contaminating; pollution; defilement; taint; also
"to give a pretty
having sufficient funds to pay all debts.
compress or shrink; make a pledge; catch a disease
a clergyman who performs religious rituals or leads a congregation in worship
a cut of pork that contains ribs and only a little meat
"first in importance
something produced by means of either human or mechanical work
(informal) quickly or immediately
"to begin or carry on legal action against (a person or group)
"any of a group of complex organic compounds containing nitrogen and composed of chains of amino acids
"a soft creamy or spongy dessert
"a young hen
a variety of large wild american cat; mountain lion; cougar
"a boy or a girl under the age of puberty
"composed of only one substance
vigorously active; nimble
"the faculty of communicating by speaking
"any of several dogs
"a ductless organ on the left side near the stomach
"a small quantity falling in distinct drops or particles; as
"to run or go at top speed
the australian gray crow shrile (strepera anaphonesis); -- so called from its note
"an uncastrated male horse
"that side of a vessel which is on the right hand of a person who stands on board facing the bow; -- opposed to larboard
"a japanese dish consisting of cold rice wrapped
someone or something that starts
a woman concerned in public affairs
"classified facts respecting the condition of the people in a state
a person's position or rank in relation to others
"to apply steam to
"a curved piece of timber to which the two sides of a ship are united at the fore end. the lower end of it is scarfed to the keel
the flat bone to which most of the ribs are attached in the front of the chest in most vertebrates; breastbone
"to cause or direct to remain after having been marked for omission; to mark with the word stet
"either of two long
"a close association
a word having the same or almost the same meaning as some other.
the study of the structure and formation of phrases and sentences
contention; dispute; debate; discussion; agitation of contrary opinions
"an agreement or contract less formal than
a protecting force accompanying property in course of transportation.
a violent and abnormal muscular contraction of the body.
mysterious; puzzling; secret
having form in three dimensions
"the rituals and observances of a particular religion
"in roman mythology
"a rule or law that establishes a time after which everyone
"a game played on ice in which two teams
"a piece of cloth hung in a window
"to be like something else in the dimensions and arrangement of its parts; -- followed by with or to; as
"changed from a state of uprightness
"the outer or superficial part of an organ; as
"pertaining to the art of beautifying
an attack made in return for another attack
a strong metal frame on the front of a locomotive that removes obstacles from the track
"something that entitles one to confidence
"a bar or set of bars with skewers for holding paying-off bobbins
"an earthenware container
"a large reptile of the genus crocodilus
to softly sing a lullaby or the like
informal making few demands; comfortable: a cushy job
person who is indifferent to pleasure or pain
an assistant to a comedian who gives the comedian straight lines and is often the object of the audience's laughter
a narrow passage of water connecting two larger bodies of water.
a person enrolled in an educational institution
having or showing devotion to the acquisition of knowledge.
the material or matter from or with which something is made; substance
exalted; noble; uplifting
following in time.
"the fat and fatty tissues of an animal
"a sweet crystalline substance obtained mainly from sugar cane and sugar beets and widely used as a flavoring
the ruler of an islamic country
"abounding to excess; being more than is sufficient; redundant; as