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- Limited liability partnership.
- 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.
- State, condition.
- To bend; to fold.
- To flex.
- 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.
- the highest division of Scottish professional football.
- Sun Public License
- A small dot registered on electronic equipment, such as a radar or oscilloscope screen.
- A short sound of a single pitch, usually electronically generated.
- A brief and usually minor aberration or deviation from what is expected or normal.
- As blip out: to skip over or ignore.
- To change state abruptly, such as between off and on or dark and light, sometimes implying motion.
- A dark shaly limestone occurring in the Carboniferous limestone of Ireland.
- The act of striking the palms of the hands, or any two surfaces, together.
- The explosive sound of thunder.
- Any loud, sudden, explosive sound made by striking hard surfaces together, or resembling such a sound.
- A slap with the hand, usually in a jovial manner.
- A single, sudden act or motion; a stroke; a blow.
- The nether part of the beak of a hawk.
- A dropping of cow dung (presumably from the sound made as it hits the ground) Edward Peacock, A Glossary of Words Used in the Wapentakes of Manley and Corringham, Lincolnshire, p 188
- To strike the palms of the hands together, creating a sharp sound.
- To applaud.
- To slap with the hand in a jovial manner.
- To bring two surfaces together forcefully, creating a sharp sound.
- To come together suddenly with noise.
- To create or assemble (something) hastily (usually followed by up or together).
- To set or put, usually in haste.
- To shoot (somebody) with a gun.
- To grip tightly.
- To fasten with a clip.
- To hug, embrace.
- To collect signatures, generally with the use of a clipboard.
- Something which clips or grasps; a device for attaching one object to another.
- An unspecified but normally understood as rapid speed or pace.
- An embrace.
- A frame containing a number of bullets which is intended to be inserted into the magazine of a firearm to allow for rapid reloading.
- A projecting flange on the upper edge of a horseshoe, turned up so as to embrace the lower part of the hoof; a toe clip or beak.
- A gaff or hook for landing the fish, as in salmon fishing.
- To cut, especially with scissors or shears as opposed to a knife etc.
- To curtail; to cut short.
- To strike with the hand.
- An illegal tackle: Throwing the body across the back of an opponent's leg or hitting him from the back below the waist while moving up from behind unless the opponent is a runner or the action is in close line play.
- To cut off a signal level at a certain maximum value.
- To discard (an occluded part of a model or scene) rather than waste resources on rendering it.
- To cheat, swindle, or fleece.
- Something which has been clipped from a larger whole:
- The product of a single shearing of sheep.
- A season's crop of wool.
- A section of video taken from a film, broadcast, or other longer video
- A newspaper clipping.
- An act of clipping, such as a haircut.
- The condition of something, its state.
- A blow with the hand.
- The sound of a horse's shod hoof striking the ground.
- To make this sound.
- A blow or slap (especially to the face).
- Anything broad and flexible that hangs loose, or that is attached by one side or end and is easily moved.
- A hinged leaf.
- A side fin of a ray - also termed a wing.
- An upset, stir, scandal or controversy
- The motion of anything broad and loose, or a stroke or sound made with it.
- A disease in the lips of horses.
- A hinged surface on the trailing edge of the wings of an aeroplane.
- A consonant sound made by a single muscle contraction, such as the sound [[ɾ]] in the standard American English pronunciation of body.
- A piece of tissue incompletely detached from the body, as an intermediate stage of plastic surgery.
- The female genitals.
- To move (something broad and loose) up and down.
- To move loosely back and forth.
- Of a resource or network destination: to be advertised as being available and then unavailable (or available by different routes) in rapid succession.
- To stare in amazement.
- Any gooey substance.
- To apply (a liquid) thickly and messily.
- To swallow greedily.
- The usual amount swallowed.
- The sound of swallowing, sometimes indicating fear.
- To swallow eagerly, or in large draughts; to swallow up; to take down at one swallow.
- To react nervously by swallowing.
- A Philippine and Pacific island tree ( yielding a valuable brown dye and having a very hard and durable dark wood.
- The wood of this tree.
- Any of several large brown seaweeds (order Laminariales).
- The calcined ashes of seaweed, formerly used in glass and iodine manufacture.
- Link Access Procedures, D channel; specified in ITU-T Q.920 and ITU-T Q.921. The second layer protocol on the ISDN protocol stack.
- A sweet secretion, produced by the larvae of the family Psyllidae, that forms scales on eucalyptus leaves
- One of the lice whose larvae produce this secretion.
- To happen; befall; chance.
- To come upon; meet.
- flaccid; flabby, like flesh.
- lacking stiffness; flimsy
- not erect
- not having an erect penis
- physically weak
- To be inadequate or unsatisfactory.
- A scraper of board or sheet-iron shaped like half the head of a small cask, used for scraping the ore off the sieve in the operation of hand-jigging.
- To walk lamely, as if favouring one leg.
- To travel with a malfunctioning system of propulsion
- To call.
- An irregular, jerky or awkward gait
- A scraper for removing poor ore or refuse from the sieve
- A code-word among Jacobites, standing for Louis XIV, James II, Queen Mary of Modena and the Prince of Wales.Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, Millennium Edition, art. "Limp"
- A pedipalp, an appendage found near the mouth in invertebrates; has a variety of functions but is often primarily used for predating.
- A fleshy part of a fingertip.
- To feel, to explore by touch.
- A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
- To stop with a pawl.
- Money; riches; gain; especially when dishonestly acquired (compare lucre).
- To have dust blow about
- Like pile or wool.
- to twist or wind, especially into a cord or braid etc.
- to ripple, swirl, especially of water
- cause to revolve or spin
- a ripple; a twist or curl
- To plash; fall with a plashing sound
- 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.
- Sexual role-playing.
- A button that, when pressed, causes media to be played.
- Plastic leaded chip carrier
- Power line carrier communication
- A common person, someone of a lower class.
- A hard knock.
- A pestle.
- Of or pertaining to pulp magazines; in the style of a pulp magazine or the material printed within such a publication.
- A soft, moist, shapeless mass or matter.
- A magazine or book containing lurid subject matter and characteristically printed on rough, unfinished paper.
- The soft center of a fruit
- The soft center of a tooth
- A mixture of wood, cellulose and/or rags and water ground up to make paper.
- Mass of chemically processed wood fibres (cellulose).
- A suspension of mineral particles (suspension typically being achieved by some form of agitation)
- To make, or be made into pulp
- To beat to a pulp.
- A particular stitch in knitting; an inversion of stitches giving the work a ribbed or waved appearance.
- The edge of lace trimmed with loops.
- An embroidered and puckered border; a hem or fringe, often of gold or silver twist; also, a pleat or fold, as of a band.
- To decorate with fringe or embroidered edge
- an inverted stitch producing ribbing etc
- a heavy or headlong fall; an upset.
- To upset, to spin, capsize, fall heavily, fall headlong.
- To flow with a murmuring sound in swirls and eddies.
- To rise in circles, ripples, or undulations; to curl; to mantle.
- A circle made by the motion of a fluid; an eddy; a ripple.
- A gentle murmuring sound, such as that produced by the running of a liquid among obstructions.
- Ale or beer spiced with wormwood or other bitter herbs, regarded as a tonic.
- Hot beer mixed with gin, sugar, and spices.
- A tern.
- The passage between the iter and optocoele in the brain.
- Any of the free-swimming tunicates of the order and its single family
- A blow, especially one given with the open hand, or with something broad and flat.
- The sound of such a blow.
- Makeup, cosmetics.
- To give a slap to.
- To cause something to strike soundly.
- To strike soundly against something.
- To place, to put carelessly.
- To impose a penalty, etc. upon (someone).
- Exactly, precisely
- A loose outer garment; a jacket or overall.
- Loose trousers.
- A liquid or semi-solid; goo, paste, mud, domestic liquid waste.
- Scraps used as food for pigs.
- Human urine or excrement.
- Water or other liquid carelessly spilled or thrown about, as upon a table or a floor; a puddle; a soiled spot.
- Inferior, weak drink or liquid food.
- to spill or dump liquid, especially over the rim of a container when it moves.
- To spill liquid upon; to soil with a spilled liquid.
- In the game of pool or snooker to pocket a ball by accident; in billiards, to make an ill-considered shot.
- to feed pigs
- A policeman.
- An abrupt, high-pitched noise or utterance.
- A type of emergency vehicle siren sounding quicker and more intense than the wail.
- To utter an abrupt, high-pitched noise.
- The first letter of the Proto-Canaanite alphabet, and its descendants in descended Semitic scripts, such as Phoenician Aleph Aramaic Syriac Hebrew and Arabic
- An unincorporated community in Virginia.
- Large; great in size, extent, capacity, or bulk; spacious; roomy; widely extended.
- Fully sufficient; abundant; plenty
- Not contracted or brief; not concise; extended; diffusive
- In an ample manner.
- To lay or place; to put (one thing to another)
- To put to use; to use or employ for a particular purpose, or in a particular case; to appropriate; to devote
- To make use of, declare, or pronounce, as suitable, fitting, or relative; as, to apply the testimony to the case
- To fix closely; to engage and employ diligently, or with attention; to attach; to incline.
- To betake; to address; to refer; generally used reflexively.
- To submit oneself as a candidate (with the adposition "to" designating the recipient of the submission, and the adposition "for" designating the position).
- To pertain or be relevant to a specified individual or group.
- To busy; to keep at work; to ply.
- To visit.
- In an apt or suitable manner; fitly; properly; pertinently; appropriately; readily.
- To wrap or lap around; surround; envelope.
- A brief high-pitched sound, as from some electronic device.
- Something named by an explicit noun in the original, unedited version of the containing sentence.
- A broad genre of electronic music with goth and industrial influences, as opposed to traditional gothic rock.
- To emit one or more bleeps.
- To edit out inappropriate spoken language in a broadcast by replacing offending words with bleeps.
- To make a hit just beyond the infield.
- To produce a low-pitched beeping sound.
- A low-pitched beeping sound.
- A thin membrane or small piece of skin.
- to gossip, particularly in a forthright manner
- to speak rudely or out of turn
- A brace, band, or clasp for strengthening or holding things together.
- An instrument used to temporarily shut off blood vessels, etc.
- A mass of bricks heaped up to be burned; or of ore for roasting, or of coal coking.
- A piece of wood (batten) across the grain of a board end to keep it flat, as in a breadboard.
- A heavy footstep; a tramp.
- An electronic circuit that fixes either the positive or the negative peak excursions of a signal to a defined value by shifting its DC value.
- To fasten in place or together with (or as if with) a clamp.
- To tread heavily or clumsily; to clump or clomp.
- To hold or grip tightly.
- To modify (a numeric value) so it lies within a specific range.
- To cover (vegetables, etc.) with earth.
- A fastener or holder, particularly one that clasps.
- An embrace, a grasp, or handshake.
- To take hold of; to grasp; to grab tightly.
- To shut or fasten together with, or as if with, a clasp.
- To give a call; cry out; appeal.
- To call; call upon; cry out to.
- To call to one's self; invite; summon.
- To call; call by the name of; name.
- To tell lies about; inform against (someone).
- To be loquacious; tattle; gossip.
- To report; relate; tell.
- A cry; an appeal; a call.
- The sound of feet hitting the ground loudly.
- To make a clomping sound (with some object).
- To move in a way that makes loud noises with one's feet.
- To walk with wooden shoes.
- A cluster or lump; an unshaped piece or mass.
- A thick group or bunch, especially of bushes or hair.
- A dull thud.
- The compressed clay of coal strata.
- A small group of trees or plants.
- To form clusters or lumps.
- To gather into thick groups.
- To walk with heavy footfalls.
- A resinous exudation from various tropical trees, especially Hymenaea courbaril and used chiefly in making varnishes and printing ink.
- A small circular receptacle used in assaying gold or silver with lead.
- To refine by means of a cupel.
- A mark once used in margins to draw attention to something in text.
- A traditional woodwind instrument used in Serbian, Croatian and Montenegrin music.
- A form of bell used in some medieval clocks.Encyclopædia Britannica, 9th ed., "Bell".Encyclopaedic Dictionary of Music, Vol. 2, p. 452.
- Having two beats, or a multiple of two beats, in each measure.
- Having two beats in each foot.
- To run away from home with a paramour.
- To run away secretly for the purpose of getting married with one's intended spouse; to marry in a quick or private fashion, especially without a public period of engagement.
- To run away from home (for any reason).
- To eject or erupt.
- To fire (a bullet, arrow etc.).
- To remove from membership.
- To deport.
- To move or fall heavily, or with a dull sound.
- To drop something heavily or with a dull sound.
- The dull sound so produced.
- A fold or flap, especially of the brim of a hat
- A transformation of a knot involving a 180° rotation of a tangle
- To turn inside out, or with the leg part back over the foot, as when putting on or taking off a stocking.
- A lively French country dance of the nineteenth century, a forerunner of the polka, combining a glissade with a chassé on alternate feet, usually in a fast 2/4 time.
- To be sullen; to sulk.
- A figure carved in relief or incised, especially representing a sound, word, or idea.
- One of various figures used in Mayan writing.
- Any non-verbal symbol that imparts information.
- A visual representation of a letter, character, or symbol, in a specific font and style.
- A vertical groove.
- A roundel purpure (purple circular spot).
- Inclined to gulp.
- by accident or luck
- To urge a person; to press on; to incite to action or motion via intrinsic motivation (contrast with propel, to compel or drive extrinsically).
- To drive forward; to propel an object.
- to have as a necessary consequence
- to suggest by logical inference
- to hint; to insinuate; to suggest tacitly and avoid a direct statement
- to enfold, entangle.
- A cathartic drug consisting of the tuberous roots of a convolvulaceous plant found in Mexico.
- A jalapeño.
- A refreshing drink flavored with aromatic herbs, especially mint.
- The Guatemalan stinging ant Ectatomma tuberculatum.
- form of (shapeshifting spirit).
- Each of the two triangular pieces of cloth on a suit which are folded back below the throat, leaving a triangular opening between.
- A sterile transformed stamen.
- A person who has leprosy.
- A person who is shunned; a pariah.
- pleasant; jocose
- A young animal, particularly a cow or bull, a lamb, or a colt, which has been abandoned or orphaned.
- Swedish-style rye bread made with molasses
- Pertaining to, or derived from, fat.
- Talking back, in a cheeky manner.
- lip gloss
- Somewhat lop; inclined to lop.
- Full of lumps, not smooth.
- Characteristic of a water surface covered in many small waves as a result of wind, choppy.
- Any member of the genus Lupinus in the family Fabaceae.
- A a yellow legume seed of a Lupinus plant (usually which is commonly eaten in the Mediterranean area and in Latin America although it is toxic if prepared improperly.
- A cyclical crop-growing system used throughout Mesoamerica.
- A small field, especially in Mexico or Central America, that is cleared from the jungle, cropped for a few seasons, and then abandoned for a fresh clearing.
- A prickly pear cactus from the genus Opuntia, especially
- The phenomenon of successively younger rock strata extending progressively further across an erosion surface cut in older rocks.
- To form an onlap.
- The platform over the hold of a ship that makes up the fourth or lowest deck, hence in full called orlop deck, especially of a warship.
- The plant similar to cowslip but with larger, pale yellow flowers.
- Enclosed with a paling.
- A perpendicular band upon an escutcheon, one half the breadth of the pale.
- Made out of palm leaves or palm sap.
- Of, related to, or covered with palm trees.
- Prosperous, flourishing, booming or thriving.
- Complete or partial muscle paralysis of a body part, often accompanied by a loss of feeling and uncontrolled body movements such as shaking.
- To paralyse, either completely or partially.
- Chummy, friendly.
- A vertical pillar along the inner septal margin of a coral.
- A small plain (compared to mare) on the surface of a planet or satellite.
- name borrowed from
- Having to do with the pope or the papacy.
- Word of mouth.
- Verbal, oral, informal.
- A word; an oral utterance.
- Oral declaration; word of mouth.
- A writing not under seal.
- An ornamental star-like Christmas lantern from the Philippines.
- of Indian origin (Hindu and Parsi) from a Gujarati word meaning village headsman.
- In a pat manner; fitly, seasonably, conveniently, appositely.
- A diminutive of the given name Paul.
- A small shield, especially one of an approximately elliptical form, or crescent-shaped.
- A flat apothecium having no rim.
- The Palatinate region of Germany.
- A glass vessel or bottle, especially a small bottle for medicines.
- To put or keep in, or as in, a phial.
- A local division of the people in ancient Athens; a clan; a tribe.
- A subdivision of the priestly caste in ancient Egypt; headed by a phylarch.
- A traditional South and East Asian unit of weight, based upon the load of a shoulder pole and varying by place and over time but usually standardized at about 60 kg.
- 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
- Formed from a pile or fagot.
- Having a pile or point; pointed.
- Having a pile or nap.
- One who piles something
- Any of a class of fibrous proteins found in pilus structures in bacteria
- Third person singular simple present of to pill.
- A Roman military javelin.
- A hair.
- A hairlike appendage found on the cell surface of many bacteria.
- A bacterial protein that has several biochemical functions
- The sacred fig, Ficus religiosa.
- A type of twilled woollen cloth, often with a tartan or chequered pattern.
- A length of such material used as a piece of clothing, formerly worn in the Scottish Highlands and other parts of northern Britain and remaining as an item of ceremonial dress worn by members of Scottish pipe bands.
- The typical chequered pattern of a plaid; tartan.
- Having a pattern or colors which resemble a Scottish tartan; checkered or marked with bars or stripes at right angles to one another.
- A long, broad and thick piece of timber, as opposed to a board which is less thick.
- A political issue that is of concern to a faction or a party of the people and the political position that is taken on that issue.
- Physical exercise in which one holds a pushup position for a measured length of time.
- A stupid person, idiot.
- That which supports or upholds.
- To cover something with planking.
- To bake (fish, etc.) on a piece of cedar lumber.
- To lay down, as on a plank or table; to stake or pay cash.
- To harden, as hat bodies, by felting.
- To splice together the ends of slivers of wool, for subsequent drawing.
- To pose for a photograph while lying rigid, face down, arms at side, in an unusual place.
- A small pool of standing water; a puddle.
- A splash, or the sound made by a splash.
- To splash.
- To cause a splash.
- To splash or sprinkle with colouring matter.
- The branch of a tree partly cut or bent, and bound to, or intertwined with, other branches.
- To cut partly, or to bend and intertwine the branches of.
- A mold or matrix in which anything is cast or formed to a particular shape.
- a level spot temporarily covered with water which subsequently becomes dry by evaporation; an alkali flat or salt pan.
- To present an argument, especially in a legal case.
- To beg, beseech, or implore.
- A fold in the fabric of a garment, usually a skirt, as a part of the design of the garment, with the purpose of adding controlled fullness and freedom of movement, or taking up excess fabric. There are many types of pleats, differing in their construction and appearance.
- A fold in an organ, usually a longitudinal fold in a long leaf such as that of palmetto, lending it stiffness.
- A plait.
- To form one or more pleats in a piece of fabric or a garment.
- The common people, as a whole, or as a group.
- A style of Puerto Rican music having a highly syncopated rhythm and often satirical lyrics
- A song in this style
- A short, high-pitched metallic or percussive sound.
- To make a plink sound.
- To play a song or a portion of a song, usually on a percussion instrument such as a piano.
- An ancient Roman praenomen.
- Pliny the Elder, Gaius Plinius Secundus (23–79 AD): an ancient Roman nobleman, scientist and historian, author of Naturalis Historia, "Pliny's Natural History".
- Pliny the Younger, Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus (63–ca. 113): an ancient Roman statesman, orator, and writer, a great-nephew of Pliny the Elder.
- The sound of something solid landing.
- To set or toss (something) down carelessly.
- To automatically ignore a particular poster; to killfile.
- Precisely and forcefully.
- Cheap or inferior everyday wine.
- A female police constable.
- To flop down wearily.
- To faint.
- To fall down dead.
- To pull something sharply; to pull something out
- To gently play a single string, e.g. on a guitar, violin etc.
- To remove feathers from a bird.
- To rob, fleece, steal forcibly
- To play a string instrument pizzicato
- To pull or twitch sharply.
- To reject at an examination for degrees.
- An instance of plucking
- The lungs, heart with trachea and often oesophagus removed from slaughtered animals.
- Guts, nerve, fortitude or persistence.
- A puff of smoke or dust.
- A hairdresser's powder puff.
- The act of using a powder puff.
- To dust or to puff with smoke.
- To throw out, as smoke, dust, etc., in puffs.
- Having a full and rounded shape; chubby, somewhat overweight.
- Sudden and without reservation; blunt; direct; downright.
- To grow plump; to swell out.
- To make plump; to fill (out) or support; often with up.
- To cast or let drop all at once, suddenly and heavily.
- To give a plumper (kind of vote).
- To give (a vote), as a plumper.
- (used with for) To favor or decide in favor of something.
- To drop or fall suddenly or heavily, all at once.
- Directly; suddenly; perpendicularly.
- A knot or cluster; a group; a crowd.
- Covered or adorned with plumes, or as with plumes; feathery.
- Very extravagant.
- Very expensive, or appearing expensive.
- Having a soft, fluffy exterior.
- A textile fabric with a nap or shag on one side, longer and softer than the nap of velvet.
- A plush toy.
- A kind of balance used in raising and letting down a drawbridge. It consists of timbers joined in the form of a Saint Andrew's cross.
- A French infantryman during the First World War
- One who propels a boat using a pole.
- A horse harnessed alongside the shaft or pole of a vehicle.
- An extortioner.
- an extensive depression having a flat floor and steep walls but no outflowing surface stream and found in a region having karst topography (as in parts of Yugoslavia)
- A place where votes are cast in elections.
- name, nickname for Mary created by rhyming with Molly.
- A town in Dorset, England
- Relating to pores.
- A girl, a young woman, especially seen as promiscuous; a slut.
- form of (in various senses)
- A young bird, a chick; now especially, a young game bird (turkey, partridge, grouse etc.).
- A member of the proletariat
- A pleb (ordinary person).
- To rove over, through, or about in a stealthy manner; especially, to search in, as for prey or booty.
- To idle; to go about aimlessly.
- To collect by plunder.
- The act of prowling.
- One who pules; one who whines or complains; a weak person.
- Having the characteristics of pulp
- Having the characteristics of pulp fiction; thus, having a garish focus on sex and violence
- Of or pertaining to the pupa stage of insect metamorphosis.
- learner under the supervision of a teacher or professor.
- An orphan who is a minor and under the protection of the state.
- The hole in the middle of the iris of the eye, through which light passes to be focused on the retina.
- Situated in the region of the rump, or posterior end of the backbone; applied especially to the posterior median plates in the carapace of chelonians.
- A town and an ancient city in the Messenia prefecture, Greece
- Of or pertaining to a pyre.
- To turn (someone) away from a privilege, right, job, etc.
- To reject, put off (a request, demand etc.).
- To ward off (a malignant influence, attack etc.).
- To drive back (an assailant, advancing force etc.).
- To force away by means of a repulsive force.
- To cause repulsion, cause dislike.
- To save (a shot).
- To give a written or spoken response, especially to a question, request, accusation or criticism; to answer.
- To act or gesture in response.
- To repeat something back; to echo.
- A written or spoken response; part of a conversation.
- Something given in reply.
- A starch or jelly made out of orchid-like plants.
- The top of the head; the skull.
- The part of the head where the hair grows from, or used to grow from.
- A part of the skin of the head, with the hair attached, formerly cut or torn off from an enemy by Native American warriors as a token of victory.
- A victory, especially at the expense of someone else.
- A bed or stratum of shellfish; a scaup.
- The top; the summit.
- To remove the scalp (part of the head from where the hair grows), by brutal act or accident.
- To resell, especially tickets, usually for an inflated price, often illegally.
- To screen or sieve ore before further processing
- To remove the skin of.
- To brush the hairs or fuzz from (wheat grains, etc.) in the process of high milling.
- To sculpture; to carve or engrave.
- One of the component parts of the calyx, when this consists of separate (not fused) parts.
- To beat or slap.
- A blow; a smart stroke.
- A squall; a heavy fall of rain.
- A narrow strip of rolled or forged metal, ready to be bent and welded to form a pipe.
- To form (a plate or bar of metal, etc.) into a skelp.
- To bend round (a skelp) in tube-making.
- A two-player reaction game in which opponents slap each other's hands.
- To rest in a state of reduced consciousness.
- (Of a spinning top or a yo-yo) to spin on its axis with no other perceptible motion.
- To cause (a spinning top or yo-yo) to spin on its axis with no other perceptible motion.
- To accommodate in beds.
- To be slumbering in (a state).
- To be careless, inattentive, or unconcerned; not to be vigilant; to live thoughtlessly.
- To be dead; to lie in the grave.
- To be, or appear to be, in repose; to be quiet; to be unemployed, unused, or unagitated; to rest; to lie dormant.
- to wait for a period of time without performing any action
- The state of reduced consciousness during which a human or animal rests in a daily rhythm.
- An act or instance of sleeping.
- Rheum found in the corner of the eyes after waking, whether real or a figurative objectification of sleep (in the sense of reduced consciousness).
- A state of plants, usually at night, when their leaflets approach each other and the flowers close and droop, or are covered by the folded leaves.
- A sledge runner on which a skip is dragged in a mine.
- An area of ground that tends evenly upward or downward.
- The degree to which a surface tends upward or downward.
- The ratio of the vertical and horizontal distances between two points on a line; zero if the line is horizontal, undefined if it is vertical.
- The slope of the line tangent to a curve at a given point.
- The angle a roof surface makes with the horizontal, expressed as a ratio of the units of vertical rise to the units of horizontal length (sometimes referred to as run).
- A person of Chinese or other East Asian descent.
- To tend steadily upward or downward.
- To form with a slope; to give an oblique or slanting direction to; to incline or slant.
- To try to move surreptitiously.
- To hold a rifle at a slope with forearm perpendicular to the body in front holding the butt, the rifle resting on the shoulder.
- of Rubber thong sandals.
- of Scraps that will be fed to animals, particularly to hogs.
- Clothing and bedding issued to sailors
- Sailors’ breeches ending just below the knees or above the ankles, worn mainly in XVIII century
- The dirty wastewater of a house.
- Characterised by a slope or slopes; sloping
- To collapse heavily or helplessly.
- To decline or fall off in activity or performance.
- To slouch or droop.
- To lump; to throw together messily.
- To fall or sink suddenly through or in, when walking on a surface, as on thawing snow or ice, a bog, etc.
- A heavy or helpless collapse; a slouching or drooping posture; a period of poor activity or performance, especially an extended period.
- A measure of the fluidity of freshly mixed concrete, based on how much the concrete formed in a standard slump cone sags when the cone is removed.
- A boggy place.
- The noise made by anything falling into a hole, or into a soft, miry place.
- The gross amount; the mass; the lump.
- A period when the person lives without sex when sex is expected or desired.
- To eat or drink noisily.
- To make a loud sucking noise.
- A loud sucking noise made in eating or drinking
- A mouthful of liquid
- A covered passageway, especially one connecting the transept of a cathedral or monastery to the chapter house.
- A chip or splinter of wood.
- A lath; a shaving or chip, as of wood or stone.
- A strengthening cross timber.
- One of a number of cross-bands fastened temprarily to the frames to keep them in place until properly secured; a spaling.
- A splinter, fragment or chip, especially of stone.
- To break into fragments or small pieces.
- To reduce, as irregular blocks of stone, to an approximately level surface by hammering.
- The shoulder.
- Scattered or ejected spittle
- To scatter spittle from the mouth; to spit
- To climb.
- To talk at length, to spiel.
- To run.
- A story; a spiel.
- A splinter; a strip of wood or metal.
- To lake, play, sport, take amusement.
- A game.
- A splinter, usually of wood.
- A wooden splinter caught under the skin.
- Unusably short lengths of fibre-reinforced material, such as prepreg.
- A grain, considered either a subspecies of wheat, or a separate species or Triticum dicoccon.
- A thin piece of wood or metal; a splinter.
- To split; to break; to spalt.
- A splinter.
- A spigot or plug used to stop the hole in a barrel or cask.
- A spout inserted in a maple (or other tree) to draw off sap.
- To plug (a hole) with a spile.
- To draw off (a liquid) using a spile.
- To provide (a barrel, tree etc.) with a spile.
- A pile; a post or girder.
- To support by means of spiles.
- That has been spilt.
- The sharp, atonal sound of a liquid or soft solid hitting a solid surface.
- The irregular shape of a viscous liquid or soft solid which has hit a solid surface.
- The Command key on an
- Any of various characters appearing in computer character sets, particularly # and *.
- The narrow wooden centre piece of a chair back.
- A move in playboating involving stalling in place while positioned vertically against a solid object in the water.
- To hit a flat surface and deform into an irregular shape.
- To combine different textures by applying an alpha channel map to the higher levels, revealing the layers underneath where the map is partially or completely transparent.
- To display; to spread.
- To dislocate, as a shoulder bone.
- To spay; to castrate.
- To turn on one side; to render oblique; to slope or slant, as the side of a door, window, etc.
- To rearrange (a splay tree) so that a desired element is placed at the root.
- spread out; turned outward
- flat and ungainly
- A slope or bevel, especially of the sides of a door or window, by which the opening is made larger at one face of the wall than at the other, or larger at each of the faces than it is between them.
- To strip (someone who has been killed or defeated) of their arms or armour.
- To strip or deprive (someone) of their possessions; to rob, despoil.
- To plunder, pillage (a city, country etc.).
- To carry off (goods) by force; to steal.
- To ruin; to damage (something) in some way making it unfit for use.
- To ruin the character of, by overindulgence; to coddle or pamper to excess.
- Of food, to become bad, sour or rancid; to decay.
- To render (a ballot paper) invalid by deliberately defacing it.
- To reveal the ending of (a story etc.); to ruin (a surprise) by exposing it ahead of time.
- (Also in plural: spoils) Plunder taken from an enemy or victim.
- Material (such as rock or earth) removed in the course of an excavation, or in mining or dredging. Tailings.
- A device around which thread, wire or cable is wound, especially a cylinder or spindle.
- A temporary storage area for electronic mail, etc.
- To wind on a spool or spools.
- To send files to a device or a program (a spooler or a daemon that puts them in a queue for processing at a later time).
- A small swimming pool that can be used also as a spa.
- An invisible being of the air
- The elemental being of air, usually female.
- A slender woman or girl, usually graceful and sometimes with the implication of sublime station over everyday people.
- Any of the mainly dark green and blue hummingbirds (genus Aglaiocercus), the male of which has a long forked tail.
- Any component of the perianth (outermost whorls of flower parts, not involved in reproduction), especially when the components are not distinguished into sepals and petals.
- Any of several kinds of small, plucked stringed-instrument of the guitar family, used in the traditional musics of Spain and various Latin American nations.
- of, relating to, or being a type; typical
- An Israeli school where the Hebrew language is taught to new immigrants.
- A young offspring of a canid (ursid, felid, pinniped), especially of a dog or a wolf, the young of a bear or similar mammal (lion, tiger, seal); a pup, wolf cub.
- An insolent youth; a mere child.
- A kind of ship.
- One of several wooden strips to prevent wear on a windlass on a clipper-era ship.
- A tooth on a sprocket wheel (compare sprocket and cog).
- To give birth.
- Promptly; quickly; at once.
- The univalent radical obtained by removing the only one hydroxyl group from adipic acid
- A city now in northern Syria, formerly an important city in the ancient world (Beroea of Seleucid empire).
- A wing-footed animal; a chiropter or a bat.
- Wing-footed; having a membrane connecting the digits.
- A crystalline derivative of salicylic acid, used as an antiseptic and antirheumatic.
- A non-contagious form of leprosy
- A young ape.
- A small species of ape.
- Of or connected with the apex.
- Situated at the growing tip of the plant or its roots, in comparison with intercalary growth situated between zones of permanent tissue.
- Produced with the tip of the tongue.
- A sound produced by obstructing the air passage with the tip of the tongue.
- A phenylpropene found in the essential oil (apiol) of parsley
- A fine-grained granitic rock composed mostly of quartz and feldspars.
- without feet or foot-like body parts; legless
- Having no polarity
- Having no dipole
- Orthogonal under the polar pairing between the symmetric algebra of a vector space and its dual.
- To fill with horror; to dismay.
- To make pale; to blanch.
- To weaken; to reduce in strength
- To grow faint; to become weak; to become dismayed or discouraged.
- To lose flavour or become stale.
- To accuse (someone of something).
- To apply for the removal of a cause from an inferior to a superior judge or court for the purpose of reexamination or for decision.
- To call upon another to decide a question controverted, to corroborate a statement, to vindicate one's rights, etc.
- To call on (someone) for aid
- To be attractive.
- To ask an umpire for a decision on whether a batsman is out or not, usually by saying "How's that" or "Howzat".
- To summon; to challenge.
- To invoke.
- An application for the removal of a cause or suit from an inferior to a superior judge or court for re-examination or review.
- The mode of proceeding by which such removal is effected.
- The right of appeal.
- An accusation; a process which formerly might be instituted by one private person against another for some heinous crime demanding punishment for the particular injury suffered, rather than for the offense against the public.
- An accusation of a felon at common law by one of his accomplices, which accomplice was then called an approver.
- A summons to answer to a charge.
- A call to a person or an authority for help, proof or a decision; entreaty.
- The act, by the fielding side, of asking an umpire for a decision on whether a batsman is out or not.
- Resort to physical means; recourse.
- The power to attract or interest.
- To divide into plots or parts; to apportion.
- In a state of sleep; also, broadly, resting.
- Having a numb or prickling sensation accompanied by a degree of unresponsiveness.
- slanted or sloping
- slanted or sloping
- To grasp, insnare, ensnare, catch, to trap suddenly, to grab suddenly.
- To clap for; to applaud.
- To fold in the arms; embrace; clasp.
- To wrap around; enclose; encircle; surround.
- To include; comprise; comprehend; contain.
- To lay hold of; seize upon; grip; catch; overtake.
- To curdle (milk).
- To clip around or about (the edges of); crop.
- To help (with); give aid or assistance to.
- Help; aid; assistance.
- To slap around or about; slap all over; slap soundly or completely.
- State capital of Madhya Pradesh (India).
- A very strong, coarse cloth, made from jute, flax or hemp, and used to make sacks etc.
- an Australian freshwater fish, the golden perch or yellowbelly
- To contend; argue; talk noisily.
- The amount that will fit into a cap.
- A light puff of wind.
- A smooth-coated tablet shaped like a capsule, used as a tamper-resistant alternative to a capsule, or an easy-to-swallow alternative to regular tablets.
- A component of an interest rate cap, a derivative instrument that effectively prevents the interest payments on an otherwise variable-rate loan from exceeding an agreed level (the "cap"). Each "caplet", analysable as a call option, covers one interest accrual period (such as three months); the whole interest rate cap is made up of a series of consecutive caplets.
- The cap or coupling of a flail, through which the thongs pass that connect the handle and swingel.
- Any of the eight bones of the wrist (carpus).
- Of or pertaining to the carpus.
- One of the individual female reproductive organs in a flower. A carpel is composed of an ovary, a style, and a stigma, although some flowers have carpels without a distinct style. In origin, carpels are leaves (megasporophylls) that have evolved to enclose the ovules. The term pistil is sometimes used to refer to a single carpel or to several carpels fused together.
- A watery or thin drink (especially tea or milk); a non-alcoholic drink.
- A game in which questions are asked for the purpose of enabling the questioners to discover a word or thing previously selected by two persons who answer the questions; so called because the players take sides in two "clumps" or groups.
- Forming or tending to form clumps.
- Resembling a clump.
- Clompy; with heavy footfalls.
- A slice of meat.
- A slice of bacon, a rasher.
- A roll or fold of flesh on the body.
- A small piece, portion, or slice of something.
- A groove sometimes occurring on grains of pollen
- To drive together, round up
- To overpower; to subdue.
- To force, constrain or coerce.
- To exact, extort, (make) produce by force.
- To force to yield; to overpower; to subjugate.
- To gather or unite in a crowd or company.
- To call forth; to summon.
- To yield assent; to accord; agree, or acquiesce; to adapt oneself; to consent or conform.
- To be ceremoniously courteous; to make one's compliments.
- To fulfill; to accomplish.
- To enfold; to embrace.
- A borough in Pennsylvania.
- To plot (curves, points, etc.) together.
- a canid native to the Andes region of South America.
- The amount necessary to make a cup full
- A half pint, i.e. eight ounces
- A dome-shaped ornamental structure located on top of a larger roof or dome.
- A small turret, usually on a hatch of an armoured fighting vehicle.
- An upward-projecting mass of plutonic rock extending from a larger batholith.
- A solid formed by joining two polygons, one (the base) with twice as many edges as the other, by an alternating band of isosceles triangles and rectangles.
- A type of furnace used for smelting.
- A small cap over a structure that is shaped like a dome or inverted cup.
- Any small structure shaped like a cup, such as at the base of an acorn, or the sucker on the feet of some flies
- The hindquarters or the rump of a horse, a strap under the girth of a horse's saddle to stop the saddle from kicking forward
- The rump, the posterior.
- Relating to a cusp or cusps.
- A mottled marking, usually in clusters.
- An animal with a mottled or spotted skin or coat.
- Having a mottled or spotted skin or coat, dappled.
- To mark or become marked with mottling or spots.
- At depth, in a deep way.
- To a deep extent.
- A city of ancient Greece, the site of the Delphic oracle
- A city in Indiana, USA
- A programming language based on PASCAL.
- A method for obtaining consensus from a group of experts; see Delphi method in Wikipedia.
- To prepare and arrange (usually military unit or units) for use.
- To unfold, open, or otherwise become ready for use.
- To install, test and implement a computer system or application.
- The pendulous skin under the neck of an ox, which laps or licks the dew in grazing, or a similar feature on any other animal.
- The sagging flesh on the human throat of an old person.
- A small depression or indentation in a surface.
- Specifically, a small natural depression on the skin, especially on the face near the corners of the mouth.
- To create a dimple in.
- To create a dimple in one's face by smiling.
- To form dimples; to sink into depressions or little inequalities.
- Involving the transmission of two messages in the same direction at the same time.
- To drive away by scattering, or to cause to vanish; to clear away; to banish; to dissipate.
- An act or instance of dispelling.
- To discipline; to subject to discipline or punishment, especially for religious purposes.
- A considerable lump, scoop, or quantity of something, especially soft food.
- To apply haphazardly in generous lumps or scoops.
- To dole out in a considerable quantity; to drip in a viscous form.
- An empty box placed above the existing boxes of the beehive in order to allow the colony to expand or store additional honey.
- A tuplet of two notes.
- The ear lobe.
- A flap connected to headgear to protect the ear (against the cold, or physical harm); an earflap.
- A device for catching eels; an eelbuck.
- Any of many species of snakes of the family Elapidae, including the cobras, mambas, and coral snakes.
- Characteristic of these snakes.
- Agent noun of elope; one who elopes.
- The state of being an employee; employment.
- To hire (somebody for work or a job).
- To use (somebody for a job, or something for a task).
- To make busy.
- A hard tumour developed from the gums.
- On the dorsal side of the tail.
- A boney or cartilaginous neural spine on the epural side of a fish's axial column, sometimes supporting fin-rays.
- Act of noticing or observing.
- The fact of noticing or observing; a discovery.
- A spy; a scout.
- The block (typically of wood) that forms the floor of the windway in a wind instrument.
- Limp, not hard, firm, or rigid; flexible.
- A floppy disk
- gooey and viscous
- glum; sullen; sulky
- One who helps; an aide.
- A person who does cleaning and cooking in a family home, or in a market.
- Aiding; assisting; ready to help; helpful.
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