To chew; to grind with one's teeth; to masticate (food, or the cud); to champ (at the bit).
To ruminate in thought; to consider; to keep the mind working upon; to brood over.
A Chevrolet automobile.
a chemotherapy regimen used in the treatment of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, consisting of Cyclophosphamide, Hydroxydaunorubicin (also called doxorubicin or adriamycin), Oncovin (vincristine) and Prednisone or Prednisolone
One of various species of freshwater fish of the Cyprinidae or carp family, especially:
the European chub, Leuciscus cephalus
in Europe, its close relatives, notably the fallfish.
By extension, various vaguely related marine or freshwater fishes.
in North America, the black bass.
A chubby, plump person
An overweight or obese gay man.
Excess body fat
A plastic or other flexible package of meat, usually ground meat or luncheon meat.
A dull, fairly quick explosive or percussive sound, as if made by a labouring engine.
A large gulp of drink.
A homemade Cuban boat, built to carry emigrants to the USA, and often abandoned upon arrival.
To make dull explosive sounds.
To move or travel whilst making such sounds.
to drink a large amount (especially of beer) in a single action/without breathing; to chugalug. People usually chant this at the person who is drinking.
A dog; a cross between a pug and a chihuahua.
To solicit charitable donations on the street, particularly in a persistent manner.
A person of Native American descent.
An anadromus and semelparous salmon, Oncorhynchus kisutch, found in the coastal regions of the northern Pacific Ocean, used as a symbol by several Native American tribes.
All; every; definition.
Every one; every thing.
For one; per.
An individual item: the least quantitative unit in a grouping.
To cut into a surface with an acid or other corrosive substance in order to make a pattern. Best known as a technique for creating printing plates, but also used for decoration on metal, and, in modern industry, to make circuit boards.
To engrave a surface.
To make a lasting impression.
To sketch; to delineate.
A unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot, or exactly 2.54 centimetres.
The amount of water which would cover a surface to the depth of an inch, used as a measurement of rainfall.
The amount of an alcoholic beverage which would fill a glass or bottle to the depth of an inch.
A very short distance.
To advance very slowly, or by a small amount (in a particular direction).
To drive by inches, or small degrees.
To deal out by inches; to give sparingly.
A small island
A sensation felt on an area of the skin that causes a person or animal to want to scratch.
A desire or want.
To feel itchy; to feel a need to be scratched.
To want or desire.
To cause to feel an itch.
To scratch or rub so as to relieve an itch.
A brine spring or well.
An exclamation of disgust.
A spicy and salty pickle in Indian cuisine.
The sound of a sneeze.
dandruff (or similar condition)
A bank; a sandbank.
A field or patch of ground lying near a stream; the dale in which a stream flows.
The process of baking.
The quantity of bread or other baked goods baked at one time.
A quantity of anything produced at one operation.
A group or collection of things of the same kind, such as a batch of letters or the next batch of business.
A set of data to be processed with one execution of a program.
A bread roll.
A graduating class.
To aggregate things together into a batch.
To handle a set of input data or requests as a batch process.
Of a process, operating for a defined set of conditions, and then halting.
To live as a bachelor temporarily, of a married man or someone virtually married.
The shore of a body of water, especially when sandy or pebbly.
A horizontal strip of land, usually sandy, adjoining water.
The loose pebbles of the seashore, especially worn by waves; shingle.
To run aground on a beach.
To run (something) aground on a beach.
Any of various trees of the genus Betula, native to countries in the Northern Hemisphere.
A hard wood taken from the birch tree, typically used to make furniture.
A stick, rod or bundle of twigs made from birch wood, used for punishment.
A birch-bark canoe.
to punish with a stick, bundle of twigs, or rod made of birch wood.
to punish as though one were using a stick, bundle of twigs, or rod made of birch wood.
A female dog or other canine, particularly a recent mother.
A despicable or disagreeable, aggressive person, typically a woman or man considered effeminate in some way.
A submissive person, often female, who does what others want; a slave.
A complaint, especially when the complaint is unjustified.
A difficult or confounding problem.
A queen (playing card), particularly the queen of spades in the card game of hearts.
Something unforgiving and unpleasant.
To behave or act as a bitch.
To criticize spitefully, often for the sake of complaining rather than in order to have the problem corrected.
To spoil, to ruin.
To perform (a task) in an unacceptable or incompetent manner; to make a mess of something; to ruin; to bungle; to spoil; to destroy.
To do something without skill, without care, or clumsily.
To repair or mend clumsily.
An action, job, or task that has been performed very badly.
A patch put on, or a part of a garment patched or mended in a clumsy manner.
A ruined, defective, or clumsy piece of work; mess; bungle.
A mistake that is very stupid or embarrassing.
A messy, disorderly or confusing combination; conglomeration; hodgepodge.
A tumour or other malignant swelling.
A case or outbreak of boils or sores.
A group of a number of similar things, either growing together, or in a cluster or clump, usually fastened together.
The peloton; the main group of riders formed during a race.
An informal body of friends.
A considerable amount.
An unmentioned amount; a number.
A group of logs tied together for skidding.
An unusual concentration of ore in a lode or a small, discontinuous occurrence or patch of ore in the wallrock.
The reserve yarn on the filling bobbin to allow continuous weaving between the time of indication from the midget feeler until a new bobbin is put in the shuttle.
An unfinished cigar, before the wrapper leaf is added.
A protuberance; a hunch; a knob or lump; a hump.
To gather into a bunch.
To gather fabric into folds.
To form a bunch.
To be gathered together in folds
To protrude or swell
An endangered burrowing, nocturnal bird, Pterodroma cahow, from Bermuda; the
The act of seizing or capturing.
The act of catching an object in motion, especially a ball.
The act of noticing, understanding or hearing.
The game of catching a ball.
A find, in particular a boyfriend or girlfriend or prospective spouse.
Something which is captured or caught.
A stopping mechanism, especially a clasp which stops something from opening.
A hesitation in voice, caused by strong emotion.
A concealed difficulty, especially in a deal or negotiation.
A crick; a sudden muscle pain during unaccustomed positioning when the muscle is in use.
A fragment of music or poetry.
A state of readiness to capture or seize; an ambush.
A crop which has germinated and begun to grow.
A type of strong boat, usually having two masts; a ketch.
A type of humorous round in which the voices gradually catch up with one another; usually sung by men and often having bawdy lyrics.
The refrain; a line or lines of a song which are repeated from verse to verse.
The act of catching a hit ball before it reaches the ground, resulting in an out.
A player in respect of his catching ability; particularly one who catches well.
The first contact of an oar with the water.
A stoppage of breath, resembling a slight cough.
Passing opportunities seized; snatches.
A slight remembrance; a trace.
To capture, overtake.
To capture or snare (someone or something which would rather escape).
To entrap or trip up a person; to deceive.
To marry or enter into a similar relationship with.
To reach (someone) with a strike, blow, weapon etc.
To overtake or catch up to; to be in time for.
To discover unexpectedly; to surprise (someone doing something).
To travel by means of.
To become pregnant. (Only in past tense or as participle.)
To seize hold of.
To grab, seize, take hold of.
To take or replenish something necessary, such as breath or sleep.
To grip or entangle.
To be held back or impeded.
To engage with some mechanism; to stick, to succeed in interacting with something or initiating some process.
To have something be held back or impeded.
To make a grasping or snatching motion (at).
Of fire, to spread or be conveyed to.
To grip (the water) with one's oars at the beginning of the stroke.
To germinate and set down roots.
To contact a wave in such a way that one can ride it back to shore.
To handle an exception.
To seize or intercept a object moving through the air (or, sometimes, some other medium).
To seize (an opportunity) when it occurs.
To end a player's innings by catching a hit ball before the first bounce.
To play (a specific period of time) as the catcher.
To receive (by being in the way).
To be the victim of (something unpleasant, painful etc.).
To be touched or affected by (something) through exposure.
To be infected by (an illness).
To spread by infection or similar means.
To receive or be affected by (wind, water, fire etc.).
To acquire, as though by infection; to take on through sympathy or infection.
To be hit by something.
To serve well or poorly for catching, especially for catching fish.
To get pregnant.
To take in with one's senses or intellect.
To grasp mentally: perceive and understand.
To take in; to watch or listen to (an entertainment).
To reproduce or echo a spirit or idea faithfully.
To seize attention, interest.
To charm or entrance.
To attract and hold (a faculty or organ of sense).
To obtain or experience
A 20th century spelling variant of Cathy, diminutive of the female given name Catherine.
name and of its variant forms, also used as a formal given name in the 20th century.
To toss up the head frequently, as a horse to avoid the restraint of the bridle.
To not broadcast a medal-winning or otherwise memorable or crucial figure skating performance. This only occurs in a live broadcast because the network has to decide which programs to show and which to cut in the interest of time. If a skater is low in the rankings and several big names are set to skate later, that performance may be cut.
The inedible parts of a grain-producing plant.
By extension, any excess or unwanted material, resource, or person; anything worthless.
Loose material, e.g. small strips of aluminum foil, dropped from aircraft specifically to interfere with radar detection.
Straw or hay cut up fine for the food of cattle.
Light jesting talk; banter; raillery.
To use light, idle language by way of fun or ridicule; to banter.
To make fun of; to turn into ridicule by addressing in ironical or bantering language; to quiz.
A fungus, Inonotus obliquus, found in over-the-counter medical and nutritional treatments and as an ingredient in herbal tea.
The large spiral shell of several species of sea conch, much used in making bangles, especially
To eat noisily; to champ or chomp
To sing, especially without instruments, and as applied to monophonic and pre-modern music.
To sing or intone sacred text.
To utter or repeat in a strongly rhythmical manner, especially as a group.
Type of singing done generally without instruments and harmony.
A short and simple melody, divided into two parts by double bars, to which unmetrical psalms, etc., are sung or recited. It is the most ancient form of choral music.
Twang; manner of speaking; a canting tone.
A repetitive song, typically an incantation or part of a ritual.
A narrow lane or passage between houses in a town.
To work by the day, without being a regularly hired servant; to do small jobs; to char.
A pointed stick, which when placed with the point against another piece of wood, and spun rapidly in alternate directions with the aid of attached cords, produces enough heat by friction to create a fire; a fire-drill.
A wine glass.
A variety of hunting bird.
To reduce by strong heat, as to produce charcoal or coke; to calcine.
To make a grating sound.
An object, act or words believed to have magic power (usually carries a positive connotation).
The ability to persuade, delight or arouse admiration; often constructed in the plural.
A quantum number of hadrons determined by the quantity of charm quarks & antiquarks.
A small trinket on a bracelet or chain, etc., traditionally supposed to confer luck upon the wearer.
seduce, persuade or fascinate someone or something.
To use a magical charm upon; to subdue, control, or summon by incantation or supernatural influence.
To protect with, or make invulnerable by, spells, charms, or supernatural influences.
To make music upon.
To subdue or overcome by some secret power, or by that which gives pleasure; to allay; to soothe.
The mixed sound of many voices, especially of birds or children.
A flock, group (especially of finches).
A map illustrating the geography of a specific phenomenon.
A navigator's map.
A systematic non-narrative presentation of data.
A tabular presentation of data; a table.
A record of a patient's diagnosis, care instructions, and recent history.
A ranked listing of competitors, as of recorded music.
A written deed; a charter.
A subspace of a manifold used as part of an atlas
To draw a chart or map of.
To draw or figure out (a route or plan).
To record systematically.
To appear on a hit-recording chart.
Sad; sorrowful; grievous.
Disposed to cherish with care; careful.
Cautious; wary; shy.
Sparing; not lavish; not disposed to give freely.
A deep, steep-sided rift, gap or fissure; a gorge or abyss.
A large difference of opinion.
A small South American subspecies of tiger cat ( native to Argentina and Paraguay.
A type of residential tenement building found in India, typically for poor working-class people.
singular of, i.e. nonstandard version of chews.
A suburban village in Sutton on the border of London and Surrey
Trade; traffic; chaffer; chaffering.
A market; marketplace.
A low price; a bargain.
Cheapness; lowness of price; abundance of supply.
Low and/or reduced in price.
Of poor quality.
Of little worth.
Underhand or unfair.
Ungenerous; stingy, mean (UK), tightfisted, excessively frugal.
To trade; traffic; bargain; chaffer; ask the price of goods; cheapen goods.
To bargain for; chaffer for; ask the price of; offer a price for; cheapen.
To buy; purchase.
To violate rules in order to gain advantage from a situation.
To be unfaithful to one's spouse or partner.
To manage to avoid something even though it seemed unlikely.
To deceive; to fool; to trick.
Someone who cheats (informal: cheater).
An act of deception or fraud; that which is the means of fraud or deception; a fraud; a trick; imposition; imposture.
The weed cheatgrass.
A card game where the goal is to have no cards remaining in a hand, often by telling lies.
A hidden means of gaining an unfair advantage in a computer game, often by entering a cheat code.
Of a small bird, to make short, high-pitched sounds sounding like "cheep".
To express in a chirping tone.
A short, high-pitched sound made by a small bird.
A unit of weight equal to 200 kg (441 lbs.).
A former Turkish unit of weight equal to 180 okas.
A former Turkish unit of weight equal to 100 dirhems (variously .15–.35 kg).
to gossip, particularly in a forthright manner
to speak rudely or out of turn
Massive, usually dull-colored and opaque, quartzite, hornstone, impure chalcedony, or other flint-like mineral.
A flint-like tool made from chert.
A board game for two players with each beginning with sixteen chess pieces moving according to fixed rules across a chessboard with the objective to checkmate the opposing king.
Any of several species of grass in the genus Bromus, generally considered weeds.
One of the platforms, consisting of two or more planks dowelled together, for the flooring of a temporary military bridge.
A box, now usually a large strong box with a secure convex lid.
The place in which public money is kept; a treasury.
A chest of drawers.
The portion of the front of the human body from the base of the neck to the top of the abdomen; the thorax. Also the analogous area in other animals.
A hit or blow made with one's chest.
To hit with one's chest (front of one's body)
To deposit in a chest.
To place in a coffin.
Debate; quarrel; strife; enmity.
To come to an issue; to turn out; to succeed.
having a pliable or springy texture when chewed
a capital city of Chiba prefecture, Japan.
To admonish in blame; to reproach angrily.
To utter words of disapprobation and displeasure; to find fault; to contend angrily.
To make a clamorous noise; to chafe.
A leader or head of a group of people, organisation, etc.
The top part of a shield or escutcheon.
To smoke cannabis.
The edge of a cask, etc; a chine.
A musical instrument producing a sound when struck, similar to a bell (e.g. a tubular metal bar) or actually a bell. Often used in the plural to refer to the set: the chimes.
An individual ringing component of such a set.
A small bell or other ringing or tone-making device as a component of some other device.
The sound of such an instrument or device.
A small hammer or other device used to strike a bell.
To make the sound of a chime.
To cause to sound in harmony; to play a tune, as upon a set of bells; to move or strike in harmony.
To utter harmoniously; to recite rhythmically.
To agree; to correspond.
To make a rude correspondence of sounds; to jingle, as in rhyming.
A chine; the edge of a cask.
To review each image on a digital camera after it is taken.
To get very excited when showing images on a digital camera.
To become happier.
To make happier.
To make the sound of a bird; to chirp.
lively; cheerful; in good spirits
Collective noun for goldfinch.
A din or confused noise, as of many voices, birdsong, etc.
To chirp or to make a mournful cry, as a bird does.
A short, sharp or high note or noise, as of a bird or insect.
A pulse of signal whose frequency sweeps through a band of frequencies for the duration of the pulse.
to make a short, sharp, cheerful note, as of small birds or crickets
to speak in a high-pitched staccato
To modify (a pulse of signal) so that it sweeps through a band of frequencies throughout its duration.
To make the prolonged trilling sound of an insect (e.g. a grasshopper, a cicada).
The trilled sound made by an insect.
A hunt or chase.
A hunting cry.
To vex or harass with petty attacks.
To maneuver or secure gradually.
An unsharpened section of a knife blade in front of the guard on the blade
The indentation of a pocket-knife blade where it joins the tang
A small handleless cup in which saké is served.
A short-sleeved blouse worn under a sari; an Indian underbodice.
A Mexican or Hispanic gang member, or somebody perceived to embody similar characteristics.
The act of chomping
To bite or chew loudly or heavily.
To remove the final character from (a text string) if it is a newline (or, less commonly, some other programmer-specified character).
A chicken, especially a hen.
A cooked chicken; a chicken dressed for cooking.
One's skill at musical interpretation and delivery (originally of jazz); musical performance ability.
One's skill at any endeavor; ability, talent.
The area where two tides meet and cause an irregular (choppy) sea.
A pattern that involves carrying the object with the hand over the next object before throwing it.
To talk, chat; also, to talk back, to be cheeky.
A harmonic set of three or more notes that is heard as if sounding simultaneously.
A straight line between two points of a curve.
A horizontal member of a truss.
The distance between the leading and trailing edge of a wing, measured in the direction of the normal airflow.
A keyboard shortcut that involves two or more distinct keypresses, such as Ctrl+M followed by P.
The string of a musical instrument.
An edge that is not part of a cycle but connects two vertices of the cycle.
To write chords for.
To accord; to harmonize together.
To provide with musical chords or strings; to string; to tune.
A dry salt lake, in the Saharan area of Africa, that stays dry in the summer but receives some water in the winter.
A squat, rounded form of oenochoe with a trefoil mouth.
An assessment equal to a quarter of the revenue.
An intersection where tracks or roads cross (often used in place names).
A marketplace or open area in a city or village.
A diminutive of the male given names Christopher and, less commonly, of Christian.
A diminutive of the female name Christina and of its variant forms.
A coarse or stupid fellow.
To make noisy puffing sounds, as of a steam locomotive.
To break wind.
To intermittantly extinguish and reignite a powder charge.
Superfluous small talk that is free of conflict, offers no character development, description or insight, and does not advance the story or plot.
A breathy noise produced by a tiger, similar in function to a cat's purr.
Swollen with fat.
An incompetent person, a blockhead; a loser.
A gullible person; a sucker; someone easily taken advantage of; someone lacking common sense.
The thick end, especially of a piece of wood or of a joint of meat.
A part of something that has been separated.
A representative portion of a substance, often large and irregular.
A discrete segment of a file, stream, etc. (especially one that represents audiovisual media); a block.
A segment of a comedian's performance
To break into large pieces or chunks.
To break down (language, etc.) into conceptual chunks of manageable size.
A rustic; a countryman or labourer; a free peasant (as opposed to a serf).
A rough, surly, ill-bred person; a boor.
A selfish miser; an illiberal person; a niggard.
a freedman, ranked below a thane but above a thrall
To agitate rapidly and repetitively, or to stir with a rowing or rocking motion; generally applies to liquids, notably cream.
To produce excessive and sometimes undesirable or unproductive activity or motion.
To move rapidly and repetitively with a rocking motion; to tumble, mix or shake.
(in a booking system) to repeatedly cancel and rebook a reservation in order to refresh ticket time limits or other fare rule restrictions.
A vessel used for churning.
The time when a consumer switches his/her service provider.
The mass of people who are ready to switch carriers, expressed by the formula Customer Quits/Customer base.
Cyclic activity that achieves nothing.
A digestive fluid containing fatty droplets, found in the small intestine.
The thick semifluid mass of partly digested food that is passed from the stomach to the duodenum.
A simple saddle girth used in Mexico.
Something that is very easy to do.
A firm hold.
To bring to certain conclusion.
To tighten down.
A variety of auction pitch in which a draw to improve the hand is added, and the five of trumps (called "right Pedro") and the five of the same colour (called "left Pedro", and ranking between the five and the four of trumps) are each worth five. Fifty-one points make a game.
In the game of cinch, to protect (a trick) by playing a higher trump than the five.
A loud sound.
A skirmish, a hostile encounter.
a match; a game between two sides.
An angry argument
Opposition; contradiction; such as between differing or contending interests, views, purposes etc.
A combination of garments that do not look good together, especially because of conflicting colours.
An instance of restarting the game after a "dead ball", where it is dropped between two opposing players, who can fight for possession.
to make a loud clash
to come into violent conflict
to argue angrily
to not look good together.
to coincide, to happen at the same time, thereby rendering it impossible to attend all.
to face each other in an important game.
The game of ninepins.
A disease in the feet of cattle; laminitis.
A woven fabric such as used in dressing, decorating, cleaning or other practical use.
A piece of cloth used for a particular purpose.
A form of attire that represents a particular profession.
A marine gastropod of the family Strombidae which lives in its own spiral shell.
The shell of this sea animal.
A musical instrument made from a large spiral seashell.
A machine (rather like a rotating pestle and mortar) used to develop the flavour and texture of chocolate by warming and grinding; a concher or concher machine.
To refine the flavour and texture of chocolate by warming and grinding, either in a traditional concher, or between rollers.
To play a conch seashell as a musical instrument, by blowing through a hole made close to the origin of the spiral.
The hootchy-kootchy, a type of erotic dance.
The vagina or vulva.
dialect of / of
To push air from the lungs in a quick, noisy explosion.
To force something out of the throat or lungs by coughing.
To make a noise like a cough.
A sudden, usually noisy expulsion of air from the lungs, often involuntary.
A condition that causes one to cough; a tendency to cough.
Marked by or possessing a high degree of sophistication; cultured, refined.
Social grace, sophistication; manners; refinement.
An automobile, airplane, or other vehicle accident.
A computer malfunction that is caused by faulty software, and makes the system either partially or totally inoperable.
A loud sound as made for example by cymbals.
A sudden large decline of business or the prices of stocks (especially one that causes additional failures)
A comedown of a drug.
A group of rhinoceroses.
quick, fast, intensive, impromptu
To collide with something destructively, fall or come down violently.
To severely damage or destroy something by causing it to collide with something else.
(via gatecrash) To attend a social event without invitation, usually with unfavorable intentions.
To accelerate a project or a task or its schedule by devoting more resources to it.
To make or experience informal temporary living arrangements.
To give, as a favor.
To lie down for a long rest, sleep or nap, as from tiredness or exhaustion.
To terminate extraordinarily.
To cause to terminate extraordinarily.
To experience a period of depression and/or lethargy after a period of euphoria, as after the euphoric effect of a psychotropic drug has dissipated.
To hit or strike with force
the weight of 1 litre of hydrogen at standard temperature and pressure. Equal to approximately 0.09 grams.
A violent collision or compression; a crash; destruction; ruin.
Violent pressure, as of a moving crowd.
Crowd which produces uncomfortable pressure.
A violent crowding
A crowd control barrier
An infatuation or affection for.
The human object of such infatuation or affection.
A standing stock or cage with movable sides used to restrain livestock for safe handling
A party, festive function
The process of crushing cane to remove the raw sugar, or the season that this process takes place in.
To press or bruise between two hard bodies; to squeeze, so as to destroy the natural shape or integrity of the parts, or to force together into a mass.
To reduce to fine particles by pounding or grinding; to comminute.
To overwhelm by pressure or weight; to beat or force down, as by an incumbent weight.
To oppress or burden grievously.
To overcome completely; to subdue totally.
To be or become broken down or in, or pressed into a smaller compass, by external weight or force
To feel infatuation with or unrequited love for.
to defeat emphatically
An archaic stringed instrument associated particularly with Wales, though once played widely in Europe, and characterized by a vaulted back and enough space for the player to stop each of the six strings on the fingerboard.
defensive armour for the thighs
The rocks, crushed shells, and other sea detritus that create an oyster bed, where oyster spawn can attach themselves.
To prepare an oyster bed with such (culch) attachments.
To accumulate small household items of little value.
Easy, making few demands, comfortable.
Comfortable; often in a way that will suit a person's body.
a preservative, made from catechu gum boiled in water, used to prolong the life of a sail or net
Of, from, or pertaining to Czechia or the Czech people, culture, or language.
A person from the Czech Republic (Czechia) or of Czech descent.
A Slavic language primarily spoken in the Czech Republic.
A trench; a long, shallow indentation, as for irrigation or drainage.
To discard or abandon.
To deliberately crash-land an airplane on water.
To deliberately not attend classes; to play hookey.
To dig ditches.
To dig ditches around.
To throw into a ditch.
A dominion or region ruled by a duke or duchess.
A particular period of history, especially one considered remarkable or noteworthy.
A notable event which marks the beginning of such a period.
A precise instant of time that is used as a reference point.
A precise instant of time that is used as a reference point (e.g. January 1, 1970, 00:00:00 UTC).
One complete presentation of the training data set to an iterative machine learning algorithm.
To divide (data) into segments by time period.
Moral, relating to morals.
A set of principles of right and wrong behaviour guiding, or representative of, a specific culture, society, group, or individual.
The morality of an action.
To suck semen out of a sexual partner's vagina or anus.
To retrieve; to bear towards; to go and get.
To obtain as price or equivalent; to sell for.
To bring or get within reach by going; to reach; to arrive at; to attain; to reach by sailing.
To bring oneself; to make headway; to veer; as, to fetch about; to fetch to windward.
To take (a breath), to heave (a sigh)
To cause to come; to bring to a particular state.
To recall from a swoon; to revive; sometimes with to.
To reduce; to throw.
To bring to accomplishment; to achieve; to make; to perform, with certain objects.
To make (a pump) draw water by pouring water into the top and working the handle.
The object of fetching; the source and origin of attraction; a force, quality or propensity which is attracting eg., in a given attribute of person, place, object, principle, etc.
A stratagem by which a thing is indirectly brought to pass, or by which one thing seems intended and another is done; a trick; an artifice.
The apparition of a living person; a wraith; one's double (seeing it is supposed to be a sign that one is fey or fated to die)
The act of fetching data.
A woman's lightweight triangular scarf worn over the shoulders and tied in front
To illegally take possession of (especially items of low value); to pilfer, to steal.
Something which has been filched or stolen.
An act of filching; larceny, theft.
A person who filches; a filcher, a pilferer, a thief.
A hooked stick used to filch objects.
The European polecat, Mustela putorius.
The skin of the polecat
To drop from a high place upon sharp stakes or hooks as a punishment.
A form of plaster of Paris formerly used in Persia
widespread devastation, destruction
To cause havoc.
Of or relating to blood.
The narrow side of chimney stack, a haunch.
The side of an arch from the topmost part (crown) to the bottommost part (impost).
To be a henchman or henchwoman, usually for a supervillain.
Big, strong, and muscular.
A bird, the crested curassow or royal pheasant.
To play a trick on; hoax; cheat.
To stupefy with drugged liquor.
To adulterate; to drug (liquor).
One who cheats or deceives.
Alcoholic liquor, especially inferior or illicit whisky.
A thatched hut, CHU, or any simple dwelling.
To move irregularly up and down.
To swarm (
Of, or relating to humus.
A hump; a protuberance.
A stooped or curled posture; a slouch.
A theory, idea, or guess; an intuitive impression that something will happen.
A hunk; a lump; a thick piece.
A push or thrust, as with the elbow.
To slouch, stoop, curl, or lean.
To push or jostle with the elbow; to push or thrust suddenly.
To thrust out a hump or protuberance; to crook, as the back.
To have a hunch, or make an intuitive guess.
A cage in which a rabbit or rabbits are kept.
A piece of furniture in which items may be displayed.
A measure of two Winchester bushels.
The case of a flour bolt.
A car on low wheels, in which coal is drawn in the mine and hoisted out of the pit.
A jig or trough for ore dressing or washing ore.
To hoard or lay up, in a chest.
To wash (ore) in a box or jig.
Having to do with or of the nature of matter or material.
The basest type of man in the gnostic theologian Valentinus' triadic grouping; a person focused on neither intellectual (psychic) nor spiritual (pneumatic) reality.
the liquid that in Greek mythology was said to flow in place of blood in the veins of the gods
any bloodlike fluid
a watery, fetid discharge from a sore
Having or creating an itch, causing a person or animal to tend to want to scratch.
A bin or enclosure in which fish or skins are salted.
A city on the Kerch Peninsula of eastern Crimea, on the shore of Kerch Strait; an important industrial, transport and tourist centre of Ukraine.
A fore-and-aft rigged sailing vessel with two masts, main and mizzen, the mizzen being stepped forward of the rudder post.
A packet of vellum leaves in which gold is beaten into thin sheets.
A large bed of flints.
To throw, as a lance; to let fly; to launch.
A coniferous tree, of genus Larix, having deciduous leaves, in fascicles.
The wood of the larch.
Strong desire; passion.
Someone with an overly strong sexual desire.
A stream or pool in boggy land.
A ledge, a terrace; a right-angled projection; a lynchet.
An acclivity; a small hill or hillock.
A bottom-feeding freshwater fish in the superfamily or suborder Cobitoidea.
Any of the family Cobitidae.
A similar fish in one of three other families of Cypriniformes: , Balitoridae, and .
form of (kind of fish)
A medicine taken by licking; a lambative.
To skulk; to cower.
To sneak; to skulk.
A book of the Old Testament of Bible, and of the Tanakh.
Any of several men in the Old Testament:
The minor prophet and author of the Book of Micah.
An featured in Judges 17–18 and of the Micah’s idol narrative. Also called
name of Biblical origin. Used since the 17th century, but never popular.
To wander around aimlessly, often causing irritation to others.
To beg, cadge, or sponge; to exploit or take advantage of others for personal gain.
To steal or filch.
One who mooches; a moocher.
A nightcap (hat worn to bed).
A linen or muslin hat, especially one of a type once commonly worn by elderly women and young children.
Naturally; of course.
The rump of beef, especially the lower and back part of the rump.
A town in North Dakota.
A V-shaped cut.
Such a cut, used for keeping a record
A mountain pass; a defile
A level or degree.
To cut a notch in (something).
To record (a score or similar) by making notches on something.
To join by means of notches.
To achieve (something).
The nape or back of the neck.
An earth pigment containing silica, aluminum and ferric oxide
A somewhat dark yellowish orange colour
The stop codon sequence "UAA."
Having a yellow-orange colour.
Referring to cultures that covered their dead with ochre.
To cover or tint with ochre.
Of or relating to, or measured in, ohms.
That obeys Ohm's law
The saltbush: any of several plants, of the genus Atriplex, especially Atriplex hortensis or found in dry habitats, that have edible leaves resembling spinach.
The perennial herb whose stem yields ammoniacum.
To burn the surface of, to scorch.
To roast, as dry grain.
To dry to extremity; to shrivel with heat.
To make thirsty.
To boil something slowly (Still used in Lancashire in parched peas, a type of mushy peas).
To become superficially burnt; be become sunburned.
The condition of being parched.
A gown or case of skin, or one trimmed or lined with fur.
a covering put over an infant's diaper to prevent outer clothes from getting wet
To squeeze a small amount of a person's skin and flesh, making it hurt.
To squeeze between the thumb and forefinger.
To squeeze between two objects.
To steal, usually of something almost trivial or inconsequential.
To arrest or capture.
To cut shoots or buds of a plant in order to shape the plant, or to improve its yield.
To sail so close-hauled that the sails begin to flutter.
To take hold; to grip, as a dog does.
To be niggardly or covetous.
To seize; to grip; to bite; said of animals.
To cramp; to straiten; to oppress; to starve.
To move, as a railroad car, by prying the wheels with a pinch.
To complain or find fault.
The action of squeezing a small amount of a person's skin and flesh, making it hurt.
A small amount of powder or granules, such that the amount could be held between fingertip and thumb tip.
An awkward situation of some kind (especially money or social) which is difficult to escape.
An organic herbal smoke additive.
A magnetic compression of an electrically-conducting filament
A sticky, gummy substance secreted by trees; sap.
A dark, extremely viscous material remaining in still after distilling crude oil and tar.
To cover or smear with pitch.
To darken; to blacken; to obscure.
A throw; a toss; a cast, as of something from the hand.
The act of pitching a baseball.
The field on which cricket, soccer, rugby or field hockey is played. (In cricket, the pitch is in the centre of the field; see cricket pitch.)
An effort to sell or promote something.
The distance between evenly spaced objects, e.g. the teeth of a saw or gear, the turns of a screw thread, the centres of holes, or letters in a monospace font.
The angle at which an object sits.
A level or degree, or a peak or highest degree.
The rotation angle about the transverse axis.
The degree to which a vehicle, especially a ship or aircraft, rotates on such an axis, tilting its bow or nose up or down. Compare with roll, yaw, and heave.
A measure of the angle of attack of a propeller.
The place where a busker performs.
An area in a market (or similar) allocated to a particular trader.
An area on a campsite intended for occupation by a single tent, caravan or similar.
A point or peak; the extreme point of elevation or depression.
A section of a climb or rock face; specifically, the climbing distance between belays or stances.
A vertical cave passage, only negotiable by using rope or ladders.
A person or animal's height.
That point of the ground on which the ball pitches or lights when bowled.
A descent; a fall; a thrusting down.
The point where a declivity begins; hence, the declivity itself; a descending slope; the degree or rate of descent or slope; slant.
The limit of ground set to a miner who receives a share of the ore taken out.
To throw (the ball) toward a batter at home plate.
To play baseball in the position of pitcher.
To throw away; discard.
To promote, advertise, or attempt to sell.
To deliver in a certain tone or style, or with a certain audience in mind.
To assemble or erect (a tent).
To fix or place a tent or temporary habitation; to encamp.
To move so that the front of an aircraft or ship goes alternatively up and down.
To play a short, high, lofty shot that lands with backspin.
To bounce on the playing surface.
To settle and build up, without melting.
To alight; to settle; to come to rest from flight.
To fix one's choice.
To plunge or fall; especially, to fall forward; to decline or slope.
To set, face, or pave with rubble or undressed stones.
To set or fix.
To discard for some gain.
The perceived frequency of a sound or note.
In an a cappella group, the singer responsible for singing a note for the other members to tune themselves by.
To produce a note of a given pitch.
To fix or set the tone of.
To cook something in simmering liquid.
To be cooked in simmering liquid
To become soft or muddy.
To make soft or muddy.
To stab; to pierce; to spear, as fish.
To force, drive, or plunge into anything.
To begin and not complete.
To take game or fish illegally.
To take anything illegally or unfairly.
To cause an employee or customer to switch from a competing company to your own company.
A dog of mixed breed; a mongrel.
A bulge, an enlarged part
A distended or swelled condition.
To distend, to swell or extend beyond normal limits; usually used with
A type of rough opal without colour, and therefore not worth selling.
form of (to cook in simmering water).
A small bag usually closed with a drawstring.
A pocket in which a marsupial carries its young.
Any pocket or bag-shaped object, such as a cheek pouch.
A protuberant belly; a paunch.
A cyst or sac containing fluid.
A silicle, or short pod, as of the shepherd's purse.
A bulkhead in the hold of a vessel, to prevent grain etc. from shifting.
To enclose within a pouch.
To transport within a pouch, especially a diplomatic pouch.
To pocket; to put up with.
A ratchet wheel; a toothed wheel engaging a detent or pawl.
To make an unsuccessful effort to vomit; to strain, as in vomiting.
An unsuccessful effort to
name. form of
The wild radish.
A kind of borscht made with sorrel (or occasionally lemongrass)
A stupid or obnoxious person.
A brook; ditch; gutter; drain; ravine
To strike; thump; thwack.
A stroke; a thwack.
the weatherproof outer layer of a roof, often thatch specifically
To cover a roof with thack.
Relatively great in extent from one surface to the opposite in its smallest solid dimension.
Measuring a certain number of units in this dimension.
Heavy in build; thickset.
Densely crowded or packed.
Having a viscous consistency.
Abounding in number.
Impenetrable to sight.
Difficult to understand, or poorly articulated.
Friendly or intimate.
Deep, intense, or profound.
Curvy and voluptuous, and especially having large hips.
In a thick manner.
Frequently; in great numbers.
The thickest, or most active or intense, part of something.
A stupid person; a fool.
A stick with a flame on one end, used chiefly as a light source; a similarly shaped implement with a replaceable supply of flammable material.
A portable light source powered by electricity; a flashlight.
Short form for blowtorch or oxy-gas torch.
To set fire to, especially by use of a torch (flaming stick).
Primarily physical senses.
To physical with; to the hand, finger or other of the body into contact with.
To into (involuntary) contact with; to or
To come into physical contact, or to be in physical contact.
To make physical contact with a thing.
To physically to interfere with, molest, or attempt to contact.
To physically affect in specific ways by context.
To or otherwise use.
Of a or its passengers: to to make a (at).
To lay on (someone suffering from as a of as formerly practised by English and French monarchs.
To sexually excite with the fingers; to or
To fasten; to take effect; to make impression.
To bring (a sail) so close to the that its weather leech shakes.
To be brought, as a so to the wind that its weather shakes.
To keep the ship as near (the wind) as possible.
Primarily non-physical senses.
To or with a specific quality.
To deal with in or writing; to briefly, to to.
To deal with in speech or writing; briefly to speak or write (on or upon something).
To to have to do with.
To affect emotionally; to bring about or painful feelings in.
To in a negative way, especially only slightly.
To give royal assent to by touching it with the sceptre.
To obtain money from, usually by borrowing (from a friend).
To disturb the mental functions of; to make somewhat insane; often followed with "in the head".
To be on the of; to approach in excellence or quality.
To mark (a file or document) as having been modified.
To try; to prove, as with a
To mark or delineate with touches; to add a slight stroke to with the pencil or brush.
To to slightly.
To strike; to manipulate; to play on.
To perform, as a tune; to play.
To influence by impulse; to impel forcibly.
An act of touching, especially with the hand or finger.
The faculty or sense of perception by physical contact.
The style or technique with which one plays a musical instrument.
A distinguishing feature or characteristic.
A little bit; a small amount.
The part of a sports field beyond the touchlines or goal-lines.
A relationship of close communication or understanding.
The ability to perform a task well; aptitude.
Act or power of exciting emotion.
An emotion or affection.
Personal reference or application.
A single stroke on a drawing or a picture.
A brief essay.
A touchstone; hence, stone of the sort used for touchstone.
Examination or trial by some decisive standard; test; proof; tried quality.
The particular or characteristic mode of action, or the resistance of the keys of an instrument to the fingers.
The broadest part of a plank worked top and but, or of one worked anchor-stock fashion (that is, tapered from the middle to both ends); also, the angles of the stern timbers at the counters.
The children's game of tag.
A set of changes less than the total possible on seven bells, i.e. less than 5,040.
An act of borrowing or stealing something.
The goddess of luck/fortune, counterpart of the Roman Fortuna.
Short for a main belt asteroid.
Any of several leguminous plants, of the genus Vicia, often grown as green manure and for their edible seeds.
Any of several similar plants within the subfamily Faboideae.
Any member of an Eastern Romance speaking group, including Romanians, Aromanians, Megleno-Romanians, and Istro-Romanians.
Any member of a Polish ethnographic group (subgroup of Silesians) living around the towns of Cieszyn and Skoczów
To take responsibility for; to express confidence in; to witness; to obtest.
To warrant; to maintain by affirmations; to attest; to affirm; to avouch.
To back; to support; to confirm.
To call into court to warrant and defend, or to make good a warranty of title.
To call; to summon.
To bear witness; to give testimony or full attestation.
To call as a witness.
To assert; to aver; to declare.
A portable or wearable timepiece.
The act of guarding and observing someone or something.
A particular time period when guarding is kept.
A person or group of people who guard.
The post or office of a watchman; also, the place where a watchman is posted, or where a guard is kept.
A group of sailors and officers aboard a ship or shore station with a common period of duty: starboard watch, port watch.
A period of time on duty, usually four hours in length; the officers and crew who tend the working of a vessel during the same watch. (FM 55–501).
The act of seeing, or viewing, for a period of time.
To look at, see, or view for a period of time.
To observe over a period of time; to notice or pay attention.
To mind, attend, or guard.
To be wary or cautious of.
To attend to dangers to or regarding.
To remain awake with a sick or dying person; to maintain a vigil.
To be vigilant or on one's guard.
To act as a lookout.
To serve the purpose of a watchman by floating properly in its place.
To be awake.
A young woman, especially a servant.
A promiscuous woman.
A black woman; a negress.
To frequent prostitutes; to womanize.
The sound of a heavy strike.
The strike itself.
The stroke itself, regardless of its successful impact.
An attempt, a chance, a turn, a go, originally an attempt to beat someone or something.
A share, a portion, especially a full share or large portion.
A whack-up: a division of an amount into separate whacks, a divvying up.
A deal, an agreement.
To hit, slap or strike.
To kill, bump off.
To share or parcel out; often with up.
To beat convincingly; to thrash.
To surpass; to better.
What, of those mentioned or implied.
The one or ones that.
The one or ones mentioned.
What one or ones (of those mentioned or implied).
Who; whom; what (of those mentioned or implied).
Used of people (now generally or
An occurrence of the word which.
A person who practices witchcraft; a woman or man who practices witchcraft.
A woman who is learned in and actively practices witchcraft.
An ugly or unpleasant woman.
One who exercises more-than-common power of attraction; a charming or bewitching person.
One given to mischief, especially a woman or child.
A certain curve of the third order, described by Maria Agnesi under the name versiera.
The stormy petrel.
Any of a number of flatfish:
(Torbay sole), found in the North Atlantic.
(megrim), found in the North Atlantic.
found near New Zealand.
To practise witchcraft.
To dowse for water.
A cone of paper which is placed in a vessel of lard or other fat and used as a taper.
Highly offensive; causing aversion or disgust.
The state or condition of having aches.
A small, dry, indehiscent fruit, containing a single seed, as in the buttercup.
That aches; continuously painful.
The feeling of an ache; a dull pain.
(syn. similar to arrowroot: the the seeds of which yield a purple dye.
The edible rhizome of this plant.
A man's knee-length jacket worn in parts of India, Bangladesh and Pakistan.
A special ward in Tokyo that is surrounded by (clockwise from north) Saitama Prefecture, Katsushika, Sumida, Arakawa, and Kita special wards
The author of anarchy; one who excites revolt.
A tool used to moor a vessel to the bottom of a sea or river to resist movement.
An iron device so shaped as to grip the bottom and hold a vessel at her berth by the chain or rope attached. (FM 55-501).
The combined anchoring gear (anchor, rode, bill/peak and fittings such as bitts, cat, and windlass.)
Representation of the nautical tool, used as a heraldic charge.
Any instrument serving a purpose like that of a ship's anchor, such as an arrangement of timber to hold a dam fast; a device to hold the end of a bridge cable etc.; or a device used in metalworking to hold the core of a mould in place.
A marked point in a document that can be the target of a hyperlink.
An anchorman or anchorwoman.
The final runner in a relay race.
A point that is touched by the draw hand or string when the bow is fully drawn and ready to shoot.
A superstore or other facility that serves as a focus to bring customers into an area.
That which gives stability or security.
A metal tie holding adjoining parts of a building together.
Carved work, somewhat resembling an anchor or arrowhead; part of the ornaments of certain mouldings. It is seen in the echinus, or egg-and-anchor (called also egg-and-dart, egg-and-tongue) ornament.
One of the anchor-shaped spicules of certain sponges.
One of the calcareous spinules of certain holothurians, as in species of Synapta.
To hold an object, especially a ship or a boat to a fixed point.
To cast anchor; to come to anchor.
To stop; to fix or rest.
To provide emotional stability for a person in distress.
To perform as an anchorman or anchorwoman.
To be stuck; to be unable to move away from a position.
A violet dye obtained from several species of lichen ( etc.), which grow on maritime rocks in the Canary and Cape Verde Islands, etc.
The plant from which the dye is obtained.
In an arch manner; slyly.
A chief magistrate of ancient Athens.
A ruler, head of state or other leader.
A supernatural being subordinate to the Demiurge.
To reach for, get at, obtain, get hold of.
A cupboard or case for holding bows and other archery equipment.
A container for ashes, used in times past for accumulating ashes generated from wood and coal fires, for eventual disposal elsewhere. A dustbin.
A kind of large firecracker.
Of or pertaining to the Ashcan School of American art.
Describing a comic book originally published solely to retain ownership of a trademark, not intended for general release; later used for promotional comic books intended for limited release to the public.
To arrest, seize.
To fasten, to join to (literally and figuratively).
To adhere; to be attached.
To come into legal operation in connection with anything; to vest.
To win the heart of; to connect by ties of love or self-interest; to attract; to fasten or bind by moral influence; with to.
To connect, in a figurative sense; to ascribe or attribute; to affix; with to.
To take, seize, or lay hold of.
To declare freely and openly; to assert.
To acknowledge deliberately; to admit; to confess; to sanction.
To confirm or verify, to affirm the validity of.
To appeal to; to cite or claim as authority.
A member of an Iranian people who primarily speak the Balochi language and inhabit Balochistan and other nearby areas.
Relating to, or relieving, a cough.
A medicine for relieving coughs.
Any of a group of ray-finned fish of the family Polypteridae in the order Polypteriformes.
Spiteful or malevolent; catty; malicious; unpleasant.
To treat with bleach, especially so as to whiten (fabric, paper, etc.) or lighten (hair).
to lose color due to stress-induced expulsion of symbiotic unicellular algae.
To make meaningless; to divest of meaning; to make empty.
A chemical, such as sodium hypochlorite or hydrogen peroxide, or a preparation of such a chemical, used for disinfecting or whitening.
A variety of bleach.
An act of bleaching; exposure to the sun.
A disease of the skin.
To shrink; start back; give way; flinch; turn aside or fly off.
To deceive; cheat.
To draw back from; shrink; avoid; elude; deny, as from fear.