To obtain (something) in exchange for money or goods
To obtain by some sacrifice.
To be equivalent to in value.
to accept as true; to believe
To make a purchase or purchases, to treat (for a meal)
To make a bluff, usually a large one.
Something which is bought; a purchase.
To shed tears; to weep.
To utter loudly; to call out; to declare publicly.
To shout, scream, yell.
To utter inarticulate sounds, as animals do.
To cause to do something, or bring to some state, by crying or weeping.
To make oral and public proclamation of; to notify or advertise by outcry, especially things lost or found, goods to be sold, etc.
Hence, to publish the banns of, as for marriage.
A shedding of tears; the act of crying.
A shout or scream.
Words shouted or screamed.
A group of hounds.
A pack or company of people.
A typical sound made by the species in question.
A desperate or urgent request.
Common report; gossip.
Do it yourself.
To perform oneself a task usually relegated to an expert.
A feast given by one about to leave a place.
A molecule, present in the signalling pathway of integrins, activating ras.
Fairly good; considerable.
A sports facility specialized for lifting weights and exercise.
physical education class
To go to the gym.
A cheat or swindle; a rip-off.
To cheat or swindle someone or something inappropriately.
A college servant.
The room in which such college servants work.
A small kitchen for use by college students.
Pain or discomfort.
A diminutive form of the female given names Isabel and Isobel.
To annoy; to harm or injure.
That which annoys.
A layer of material.
A strand that, twisted together with other strands, makes up yarn or rope.
In two-player sequential games, a "half-turn", or one move made by one of the players.
To bend; to fold.
To work at diligently.
To work diligently.
To use vigorously.
To travel over regularly.
To persist in offering something to.
To press upon; to urge importunately.
To employ diligently; to use steadily.
To work to windward; to beat.
a support structure.
a balancing pole used by rope dancers
a long pole, normally with a hook, used to push barges upstream.
The small container used to hold the consecrated bread of the Eucharist.
A box used in the British mint as a place of deposit for certain sample coins taken for a trial of the weight and fineness of metal before it is sent from the mint.
The box in which the compass is suspended; the binnacle.
To test (sample coins) for the weight and fineness of metal before they are sent from the mint.
Abound, swarm, teem, be infested, with something.
Upward curving observed in the planks of a wooden ship or boat.
An upward curve at the edge of a plank.
An upward curve in the lines of a wooden watercraft from amidships toward its bow and its stern.
A person who secretly watches and examines the actions of other individuals or organizations and gathers information on them (usually to gain an advantage).
To act as a spy.
To spot; to catch sight of.
To search narrowly; to scrutinize.
To explore; to see; to view; inspect and examine secretly, as a country.
A two-shilling coin.
A two-year prison sentence.
The Erromangan language.
teletypewriter (originally), or a text display device, as used by the deaf to read voice communication converted to text by a communication assistant device (CA).
For what cause, reason, or purpose.
A young heifer.
Turned away, contorted (of the face or body).
Dryly humorous; sardonic or bitterly ironic.
Twisted, bent, crooked.
Deviating from the right direction; misdirected; out of place.
To turn (away); to swerve or deviate.
To divert; to cause to turn away.
To twist or contort (the body, face, etc.).
To cover; clothe; cover up; cloak; hide.
The color space of the tristimulus values X, Y, and Z.
of, the youth section of the Communist Party of the USA.
Thus, so (now often accompanied by a hand gesture).
Or even, or more like, nay. definition
An affirmative vote, usually but not always spoken
To melt; found; cast, as metal.
A metal pan or boiler; yetling.
Thus far; up to the present; up to some specified time.
Continuously up to the current time; still.
At some future time; eventually.
Not as of the time referenced.
Nevertheless; however; but; despite that.
A species of coniferous tree, Taxus baccata, with dark-green flat needle-like leaves and seeds bearing red arils, native to western, central and southern Europe, northwest Africa, northern Iran and southwest Asia.
Any tree or shrub of the genus Taxus.
Other conifers resembling plants in genus Taxus
in family Podocarpaceae
in family Cephalotaxaceae
The wood of the such trees.
A bow for archery, made of yew wood.
Made from the wood of the yew tree.
A palatal approximant,
form of (any of the religious ages in Hinduism).
Barking or baying of dogs at their prey.
name, also used as a formal given name.
Suffering from aches, sore.
Any of class of organic radicals, RCO-, formed by the removal of a hydroxyl group from a carboxylic acid.
aerial; ethereal; incorporeal; visionary.
To trust ( someone or something); to rely (
To promise to marry (someone); to be engaged to.
An affidavit to be signed by a contest winner to confirm eligibility.
To hail with a cry of "ahoy".
An utterance of this interjection.
Consisting of air.
Relating or belonging to air; high in air; aerial.
Open to a free current of air; exposed to the air; breezy.
Resembling air; thin; unsubstantial; not material; airlike.
Relating to the spirit or soul; delicate; graceful.
Without reality; having no solid foundation; empty; trifling; visionary.
Light of heart; vivacious; sprightly; flippant; superficial.
Having an affected manner; being in the habit of putting on airs; affectedly grand.
Having the light and aerial tints true to nature.
from place names in England. Variant spelling: Albee.
name, anglicization of Irish Ailbhe, name of an Irish saint also anglicized as Albert.
name used in Ireland, derived from Ailbhe, name of heroines in Irish legend.
A diminutive of the male given names Alfred and Alfonso.
An ambidextrous person.
Of or pertaining to starch
To satisfy, please.
name of modern usage.
Any univalent organic radical derived from an aromatic hydrocarbon by removing a hydrogen atom.
Having the color of ashes.
Having dry or dead skin (therefore discolored).
Having awns; bearded, bristly
Obliquely, crookedly; askew.
Turned or twisted toward one side; crooked, distorted, out of place.
Wrong or distorted; perverse, amiss.
A native female servant or maid, especially working for Europeans in South Asia.
A verse in the Quran.
A group of animals, in particular quail.
A large group or collection.
A group of women or girls; chiefly said of schoolgirls.
A tough, a thug.
Box-like or box-shaped.
name transferred from the surname.
Formless hindrances personified as an enemy
A boy or lad.
A float moored in water to mark a location, warn of danger, or indicate a navigational channel.
To keep afloat or aloft; used with up.
To support or maintain at a high level.
To mark with a buoy.
To maintain or enhance enthusiasm or confidence
Crowded with business or activities; having a great deal going on.
Engaged in activity or by someone else.
Having a lot going on; complicated or intricate.
To make somebody busy, to keep busy with, to occupy, to make occupied.
To rush somebody.
A police officer.
A barn, especially one used for keeping cattle in.
Alternative form of birle.
Resembling cake in texture.
Of or relating to cane (the plant) or canes.
Abounding with canes.
A less common spelling of Katie, diminutive of the female given name Catherine and related names.
A guinea pig (rodent).
To fill up or choke up; to stop up.
To clog, to glut, or satisfy, as the appetite; to satiate.
To fill to loathing; to surfeit.
name transferred from the surname.
A ghost town in British Columbia
An unincorporated community in Florida
A village in Nebraska
A city in Wyoming
Resembling or containing coke.
Any bird of either of the genera Colius or Urocolius, endemic to sub-Saharan Africa.
A rabbit, especially the European rabbit, Oryctolagus cuniculus (formerly known as
Locally for other rabbit-like or hyrax-like animals, such as the ( dassie) or the pika ( formerly
Used in the Old Testament as a translation of Hebrew šāpān (shaapaan, shaphan), thought to be the rock hyrax ( syn.
A simpleton; one who may be taken in by a cony-catcher.
An edible West Indian fish, a grouper given in different sources as: the hind of Bermuda;
Several species of tropical west Atlantic groupers of family , such as the and
Affording comfort and warmth; snug; social
A padded or knit covering put on an item to keep it warm, especially a teapot or egg.
form (mystery story)
To become snug and comfortable.
To become friendly with.
Resembling a cow, cowlike
Affording comfort and warmth; snug; social
A padded or knit covering to keep an item warm, especially a teapot or egg.
A padded or knit covering for any item (often an electronic device such as a laptop computer).
A work of crime fiction in which sex and violence are downplayed or treated humorously, and the crime and detection take place in a small, socially intimate community.
To become snug and comfortable.
To become friendly with.
An ordinary seaman.
A “ (of unexpanded leaves, etc.); an opening
A flattish or convex flower cluster, of the centrifugal or determinate type, on which each axis terminates with a flower which blooms before the flowers below it. Contrast
A pouch or sac without opening, usually membranous and containing morbid matter, which develops in one of the natural cavities or in the substance of an organ.
Of or pertaining to the urinary bladder or gall bladder (in compounds).
A particular time or period of vague extent.
During the day.
In a dazed condition.
To renounce or dissolve all bonds of affiance, faith, or obligation with; to reject, refuse, or renounce.
To challenge (someone) to do something difficult or impossible.
To refuse to obey.
To not conform to or follow a pattern, set of rules or expectations.
A printing paper size, 17½ inches by 22½ inches.
To not allow.
To assert that something is not true.
to refuse to give or grant something to someone
To prevent from scoring.
To disclaim connection with, responsibility for, etc.; to refuse to acknowledge; to disown; to abjure; to disavow.
To refuse (to do or accept something).
Covered by dew.
Having the quality of bearing droplets of water.
Fresh and innocent.
Shaped like a dome.
Suffering from rot, or waterlogged
Senile; in one's dotage
A sweetheart; a prostitute or a mistress.
A defined opinion.
Quite sleepy or tired.
Decaying, rotten, spongy.
A set of two elements treated as one; a pair.
any set of two different pitch classes.
A pair of things standing in particular relation; dyadic relation.
An element, atom, or radical having a valence or combining power of two.
Coloured or tinted with dye.
Comfortable; at ease.
Requiring little skill or effort.
Causing ease; giving comfort, or freedom from care or labour.
Free from constraint, harshness, or formality; unconstrained; smooth.
Consenting readily to sex.
Not making resistance or showing unwillingness; tractable; yielding; compliant.
Not straitened as to money matters; opposed to
In a relaxed or casual manner.
In a manner without strictness or harshness.
Used an intensifier for large magnitudes.
Not difficult, not hard.
Something that is easy
creatively challenging; cutting edge; leading edge
on the edge between acceptable and offensive; pushing the boundaries of good taste; risqué
Having some of the forms, such as drapery or the like, too sharply defined.
Cool by virtue of being tough, dark, or badass.
Resembling an eel: long, thin and slippery.
Covered with or dipped in egg.
Resembling eggs in some way.
Of or relating to an egg or eggs
Pertaining to elm trees; in which elms grow.
A city in Arizona
A freshwater tortoise of the family Emydidae.
Resentful desire of something possessed by another or others (but not limited to material possessions).
An object of envious notice or feeling.
Hatred, enmity, ill-feeling.
Public odium; ill repute.
To feel displeasure or hatred towards (someone) for their good fortune or possessions.
To have envious feelings (at).
To give (something) to (someone) grudgingly or reluctantly; to begrudge.
To show malice or ill will; to rail.
To do harm to; to injure; to disparage.
An epileptic shock.
A tantrum or outburst.
An insulated picnic cooler, using ice or refrigerated blocks to keep food and drinks cool.
name, short for Esther or Estelle.
A character in a work of fiction who is a stand-in for or knockoff of a character from an unrelated work
A young hawk or falcon in the nest, or that has not yet fledged, especially one that will be trained for falconry.
Having eye-like spots.
Having the specified kind or number of eyes.
A little island, especially in a river or lake.
A system of taboos in the traditional religion of Madagascar.
Taboo, or forbidden, under the fady system.
To cause to fly; put to flight; drive off (by frightening).
To frighten; scare; terrify.
To be fear-stricken.
A fright; a scare.
Fear; a source of fear; a formidable matter; a fearsome or repellent-looking individual.
to strip skin off
Extra pay granted to officers for length of service.
having the qualities of a fox
attractive, sexy (of a woman)
(of a person) red-haired.
(of wine) Having an animal-like odour
spongy; soft; fat and puffy
Producing, or filled with fumes
A type of fish-trap consisting of tubular nets that are supported by hoops.
In early Anglo-Saxon times, an army that was mobilized from freemen to defend their shire, or from select representatives to join a royal expedition.
A city in Indiana, and other US places named for persons with the surname Gary.
A city in South Dakota
name, popular from the 1940s to the 1970s.
A type of hydric soil, sticky, greenish-blue-grey in colour and low in oxygen.
To be converted into this kind of soil.
To squint; to look obliquely; to overlook things.
A valley in a mountain area, especially one with a stream in the bottom
To change tack with the wind crossing behind the boat. (Mostly used of boats and other small sailing craft — the corresponding manoeuver in a sailing ship is to wear.)
To shift a fore-and-aft sail suddenly and forcefully from one side to the other, while sailing before the wind. (also jibe.)
To sneer (see gibe.)
gybe at: to hesitate, vacillate, or balk when faced with a proposal, plan, or course of action. (Obsolete)
The act of gybing.
A sudden shift of a sail's angle, or a sudden change in the direction that a boat is sailing.
A sudden change in direction or approach; vacillation.
A sneer. (see gibe.)
Fermented wort used for making vinegar.
The primary reproductive female caste of social insects (especially ants, wasps, and bees), those destined to become queens.
fool; clumsy, awkward person
a swirling vortex
a circular current, especially a large-scale ocean current
A circular motion, or a circle described by a moving body; a turn or revolution; a circuit.
A shackle or fetter, especially for the leg.
to shackle, fetter, chain
Thick or obscured with haze.
Not clear or transparent.
Obscure; confused; not clear.
for someone who lived high, or on a hill.
A city in Kansas.
A community in New Brunswick, Canada.
A melodic chanting style of Welsh preaching.
The first matter of the cosmos, from which the four elements arose, according to the doctrines of Empedocles and Aristotle.
A song of praise or worship.
To sing (a hymn).
To praise or extol in hymns.
Promotion or propaganda; especially exaggerated claims.
To promote heavily; to advertise or build up.
insane or mad
unpleasantly sticky; yucky; disgusting
unwell or upset; in a bad state of mind or health
In an idle manner.
Without specific purpose, intent or effort.
Of dubious authenticity, legitimacy or legality.
Uncertain or chancy.
‘Jewish’, seen in a derogatory sense; cunning, supercilious.
The eighth month of the civil year in the Jewish calendar, after Nisan and before Sivan.
name, Isobel, or Elizabeth.
name, Isaac, Isambard, Isidore, or Ismail.
A woman's hairpiece.
Relating to the jaws.
Characteristic of a Jew or (the) Jews; Jewish
in the nature of a joke; jocular
name, also used as a formal female given name.
A girl or woman.
A knockout (in boxing).
To knock someone out, or render them unconscious or senseless.
Affected with kibes.
To look steadfastly; to gaze.
name of modern usage.
of, pertaining to, or resembling a lake
of the color of a lake pigment; murky
transparent; said of blood rendered transparent by the action of some solvent agent on the red blood corpuscles
containing or resembling lime
Titus Livius, a Roman historian
crazy; mentally unsound
Any of several place names (outside Britain named for persons with the surname).
A town in Alabama.
A town in Arkansas.
A town in Indiana.
A city in Massachusetts.
A town in Norfolk, England, officially King's Lynn.
An unincorporated community in West Virginia.
A town in Wisconsin.
A community in Nova Scotia.
name usually appearing as a middle name.
name, popular as a middle name.
name, transferred from the surname, also associated with a New York department store.
A native house servant in India.
A diminutive of the male name Max.
A diminutive of the female name Maxine.
mazelike; like a maze.
Not strait, zigzagging.
Of or resembling a mine.
Relating to a mire; swampy, boggy.
An impure yellow sulphate of iron; yellow copperas or copiapite.
Tending to mix with others.
misty; dark; murky
To print more than one copy of a document using a computer printer rather than printing one original and copying it with a separate machine.
Relating to muscle.
One of the South and East Asian birds of the starling family Sturnidae.
A traditional story which embodies a belief regarding some fact or phenomenon of experience, and in which often the forces of nature and of the soul are personified; a sacred narrative regarding a god, a hero, the origin of the world or of a people, etc.
Such stories as a genre.
A commonly-held but false belief, a common misconception; a fictitious or imaginary person or thing; a popular conception about a real person or event which exaggerates or idealizes reality.
A person or thing held in excessive or quasi-religious awe or admiration based on popular legend
A person or thing existing only in imagination, or whose actual existence is not verifiable.
The distal end of the mandibles of a bird.
spelling of (female water-elf)
prying, inquisitive or curious in other’s affairs; tending to snoop or meddle
A look at something to satisfy one's curiosity.
A Russian no; a negative response.
A mythical land in Greek Mythology.
a main belt asteroid.
Describing the taste of wine that has been aged in oak and acquired tannins from the wood.
Like an oar
To do as ordered by (a person, institution etc), to act according to the bidding of.
To do as one is told.
To be obedient, compliant (to a given law, restriction etc.).
a white person.
Relating to or resembling oil.
Covered with or containing oil.
Excessively friendly or polite but insincere.
A marble with an oily lustre.
A Turkish tile-based game.
Alone in a category.
Singularly superior; the best.
Without sibling; without a sibling of the same gender.
Without others or anything further; exclusively.
No more than; just.
As recently as.
Above all others; particularly.
Under the condition that; but.
An only child.
A banded variety of chalcedony, a cryptocrystalline form of quartz.
A jet-black color, named after the gemstone.
Having lots of oof (money); rich, wealthy.
Of or pertaining to the quality of something that oozes.
having characteristics of an orb
A revel involving indiscriminate group sexual activity.
Excessive indulgence in a specified activity.
Resembling or characteristic of an owl.
In a bad mood; cranky.
A compound or radical bound to an oxygen by a single bond
An acid anhydride
A cry of "oyez".
Like pile or wool.
Of, pertaining to, or having many pines
Like a pipe; having a hollow stem.
A feeling of sympathy at the misfortune or suffering of someone or something.
To feel pity for (someone or something).
To make (someone) feel pity; to provoke the sympathy or compassion of.
To act in a manner such that one has fun; to engage in activities expressly for the purpose of recreation or entertainment.
To perform in (a sport); to participate in (a game).
To compete against, in a game.
To take part in amorous activity; to make love, fornicate; to have sex.
To act as the indicated role, especially in a performance.
To produce music or theatre.
To produce music.
To produce music using a musical instrument.
To produce music (or a specified song or musical style) using (a specified musical instrument).
To use a device to watch or listen to the indicated recording.
To be performed; to be shown.
To perform in or at; to give performances in or at.
To act or perform (a play).
To behave in a particular way.
Contrary to fact, to give an appearance of being.
To act with levity or thoughtlessness; to trifle; to be careless.
To act; to behave; to practice deception.
To bring into sportive or wanton action; to exhibit in action; to execute.
To move in any manner; especially, to move regularly with alternate or reciprocating motion; to operate.
To move gaily; to disport.
To put in action or motion.
To keep in play, as a hooked fish, in order to land it.
To manipulate or deceive someone.
Activity for amusement only, especially among the young.
Similar activity, in young animals, as they explore their environment and learn new skills.
"Repeated, incompletely functional behavior differing from more serious versions ..., and initiated voluntarily when ... in a low-stress setting."
The conduct, or course of a game.
An individual's performance in a sport or game.
(turn-based games) An action carried out when it is one's turn to play.
A literary composition, intended to be represented by actors impersonating the characters and speaking the dialogue.
A theatrical performance featuring actors.
A major move by a business.
A geological formation that contains an accumulation or prospect of hydrocarbons or other resources.
The extent to which a part of a mechanism can move freely.
A button that, when pressed, causes media to be played.
A hill in Athens, the meeting-place of the democratic assembly in Ancient Greece.
A gambling device based on the card game poker.
Small and cramped.
A flower; a bouquet; a nosegay.
A motto inscribed inside a ring.
suffering from pox
sickening; unsatisfactory; generally bad
Anything, as goods, etc., taken or got by violence; anything taken by force from an enemy in war; spoil; booty; plunder.
That which is or may be seized by animals or birds to be devoured; hence, a person given up as a victim.
A living thing that is eaten by another living thing.
The act of devouring other creatures; ravage.
The victim of a disease.
To act as a predator.
A new pupil at a school etc.; a junior student.
A younger person.
A beginner, a novice.
An inferior person; a subordinate.
Of inferior size, strength or significance.
small, weak, not effective.
A Hindu scripture.
Any member of the genus of bromeliad plants.
An albuminoid constituent of pus, related to mucin, possibly a mixture of substances rather than a single body.
The passage between the iter and optocoele in the brain.
A funeral pile; a combustible heap on which corpses are burned.
Any heap or pile of combustibles.
Mildly risqué, exciting.
Having a strong flavor indicating origin; of distinct characteristic taste; tasting of the soil; hence, fresh; rich.
Hence: Exciting to the mental taste by a strong or distinctive character of thought or language; peculiar and piquant; fresh and lively.
To rest with confidence, as when fully satisfied of the veracity, integrity, or ability of persons, or of the certainty of facts or of evidence; to have confidence; to trust; to depend.
Coated in rime.
misty; foggy; cloudy
Resembling rope in appearance or texture, used especially of muscles that are thick or hard to the touch.
Capable of forming rope-like or thread-like structures.
Of poor quality; in poor health.
Slimy, as after the action of Enterobacter aerogenes in syrup.
Resembling rose, as in scent of perfume.
A diminutive of the female given names Roxana, Roxane, or Roxanne.
neat and orderly
A piece of iron crossing the hole in the upper millstone, by which the stone is supported on the spindle.
A farmer or tiller of the soil.
To predict the future using crystal balls or other objects.
To descry; to see.
A cry or shout.
A flock of wildfowl.
An armhole (or, occasionally, a leghole) in tailoring and dressmaking.
Having sexual appeal; suggestive of sex.
That can sexually attract or arouse.
interesting, attractive or appealing.
Like size (weak glue or paste).
Exhibiting size (the thickened crust on coagulated blood).
reed (of a loom)
A guideway in a knitting machine.
The number of ends per inch in the cloth, provided each dent in the reed in which it was made contained an equal number of ends.
To separate or part the threads of, and arrange them in a reed.
green vitriol, or some earth impregnated with it
To remove or destroy the ovaries (of an animal) so that it cannot become pregnant.
A river in northern Scotland that flows to the Moray Firth.
A bacterial infection in the eyelash or eyelid.
The river, in Hades, over which the souls of the dead are ferried by Charon.
The 5th moon of Pluto, discovered in 2012.
A city on the Psel river in Ukraine, administrative centre of Sumy province.
Sumy province (oblast), in northern Ukraine.
A diminutive of Susan and of related female given names.
A spring onion.
A roundel barry wavy argent and azure; a fountain.
The monetary unit of Guinea between 1971 and 1985, subdivided into 100 cauris.
to flush all pending I/O operations to disk
Before now; ago.
A kind of elevated flatland in Russia and Central Asia.