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- nuclear-powered guided-missile cruiser
- childhood gender nonconformity
- cellulose nanocrystal (also NCC)
- of; a U.S. TV channel.
- nanocrystalline cellulose
- non-commissioned officer.
- To act as an in a game.
- Royal Canadian Navy, predecessor of the Canadian Forces Maritime Command (CF MARCOM), being the Canadian navy and royal under the British Crown.
- Royal College of Nursing
- A bench; a high seat, or seat of distinction or judgment.
- A tribunal or court.
- Of or relating to cane (the plant) or canes.
- Abounding with canes.
- name, an alternative spelling of Canute (Scandinavian Knut) in historical context.
- The shelf- or bracket-shaped fruiting body of a bracket fungus (also called a shelf fungus), i.e. a mushroom growing off a tree trunk.
- A nose, especially a large one.
- To hit, especially on the head.
- A hairstyle involving the chemical straightening and styling of kinky hair.
- To chemically straighten tightly curled hair.
- A data structure in LISP that is a pair of pointers, car and cdr, used mainly for lists.
- To obtain a list from a cons or a nesting of conses; to prepend an element to a list by forming a cons of that element and the list; to obtain a list from a smaller one by repeated application of such kind of prepending.
- A rabbit, especially the European rabbit, Oryctolagus cuniculus (formerly known as
- Rabbit fur.
- 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
- The burbot.
- The female genitalia, especially the vulva.
- An extremely unpleasant or objectionable person (in US, especially a woman; in UK or Ireland, more usually a man).
- An objectionable object or item.
- An unpleasant or difficult experience or incident.
- A woman, women, or bottom (i.e. submissive partner, not the top) as a source of sex.
- (with words funny, good) A person (mostly between male friends); compare bastard.
- 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 narcotics squad police officer.
- To suffer from impaired judgment due to nitrogen narcosis (e.g. while scuba diving).
- The part of body connecting the head and the trunk found in humans and some animals.
- The corresponding part in some other anatomical contexts.
- The part of a shirt, dress etc., which fits a person's neck.
- The tapered part of a bottle toward the opening.
- The slender tubelike extension atop an archegonium, through which the sperm swim to reach the egg.
- The extension of any stringed instrument on which a fingerboard is mounted
- A long narrow tract of land projecting from the main body, or a narrow tract connecting two larger tracts.
- A reduction in size near the end of an object, formed by a groove around it.
- The constriction between the root and crown of a tooth.
- The gorgerin of a capital.
- The small part of a gun between the chase and the swell of the muzzle.
- To hang by the neck; strangle; kill, eliminate
- To make love; to snog; to intently kiss or cuddle; to canoodle.
- To drink rapidly.
- To decrease in diameter.
- To examine sequentially, part by part.
- To create a digital copy of an image using a scanner.
- To look about for.
- To fit or conform to a specific meter.
- To mount by steps; to go through with step by step.
- An instance of scanning.
- The result or output of a scanning process.
- to synchronize
- to flush all pending I/O operations to disk
- A city/town in Idaho.
- uncle (especially one's own uncle)
- To anoint, especially a monarch or other patriarchal leader.
- To lubricate.
- chemical element (symbol Zn) with an atomic number of 30.
- To electroplate with zinc.
- To coat with sunblock incorporating zinc oxide.
- Marked by acne; suffering from acne.
- The fruit of the oak, being an oval nut growing in a woody cup or cupule.
- A cone-shaped piece of wood on the point of the spindle above the vane, on the mast-head.
- See acorn-shell.
- A testicle.
- Curved inward, hooked.
- A cavity, in the form of a bag or tube, lined with choanocytes, that forms the structure of sponges
- the human head
- A boys' game played with large marbles.
- The kind of marble used in this game.
- 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
- A swindle or confidence trick.
- A parlour game played in teams with three dice, originating in England but popular among suburban women in the United States at the beginning of the 21st century.
- To swindle (someone).
- A small dwelling characteristic of the frontier, especially when built from logs with simple tools and not constructed by professional builders, but by those who meant to live in it.
- A chalet or lodge, especially one that can hold large groups of people.
- A compartment on land, usually composed of logs.
- A private room on a ship.
- The interior of a boat, enclosed to create a small room, particularly for sleeping.
- The passenger area of an airplane.
- The section of a passenger plane having the same class of service.
- A signal box.
- A small room; an enclosed place.
- To place in a cabin.
- To live in, or as if in, a cabin; to lodge.
- A rounded or conical heap of stones erected by early inhabitants of the British Isles, apparently as a sepulchral monument.
- A pile of stones heaped up as a landmark, to guide travelers on land or at sea, or to arrest attention, as in surveying, or in leaving traces of an exploring party, etc.
- A cairn terrier.
- intoxicated by alcohol or drugs
- Filled with white flakes; mothery; said of vinegar when containing mother.
- Any member of the family Canidae, including dogs, wolves, foxes, coyotes and jackals.
- lively; cheerful; merry; brisk
- A person who works in a carnival.
- The jargon used by carnival workers.
- A carnival.
- A triterpene found in cork.
- 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 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.
- To throw.
- 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 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.
- name and Lucinda; also used as a formal female given name.
- A loud, ringing sound, like that made by free-hanging metal objects striking each other.
- Quality of tone.
- The cry of some birds, including the crane and the goose.
- A word or phrase linked only by sound and not by meaning, characteristic of some mental disorders.
- To strike (objects) together so as to produce a clang.
- To give out a clang; to resound.
- A loud, hard sound of metal hitting metal.
- To make a clanking sound
- To cause to sound with a clank.
- Free of dirt or impurities or protruberances.
- Not dirty.
- In an unmarked condition.
- Allowing an uninterrupted flow over surfaces, without protrusions such as racks or landing gear.
- Having relatively few impurities.
- Free of immorality or criminality.
- Pure, especially morally or religiously.
- Not having used drugs or alcohol.
- Without restrictions or penalties, or someone having such a record.
- Not in possession of weapons or contraband such as drugs.
- Devoid of profanity.
- Smooth, exact, and performed well.
- Total; utter.
- Cool or neat.
- Being free of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).
- That does not the
- Free from that which is useless or injurious; without defects.
- Free from restraint or neglect; complete; entire.
- Well-proportioned; shapely.
- Ascended without falling.
- Removal of dirt.
- The first part of the event clean and jerk in which the weight is brought from the ground to the shoulders.
- To remove dirt from a place or object.
- To tidy up, make a place neat.
- To remove equipment from a climbing route after it was previously lead climbed.
- To make things clean in general.
- To remove unnecessary files, etc. from (a directory, etc.).
- To brush the ice lightly in front of a moving rock to remove any debris and ensure a correct line; less vigorous than a sweep.
- To purge a raw of any blemishes caused by the scanning process such as brown tinting and poor color contrast.
- To remove guts and/or scales of a butchered animal.
- Fully and completely.
- Fruit (especially peach) whose flesh adheres strongly to the pit.
- adherence; attachment; devotion
- hold very tightly, as to not fall off.
- To adhere to an object, without being affixed, in such a way as to follow its contours. Used especially of fabrics and films.
- To cause to adhere to, especially by twining round or embracing.
- To cause to dry up or wither.
- to be fond of, to feel strongly about
- To produce a high-pitched ringing sound, like a small bell.
- The abrupt sound of two hard objects coming into contact.
- A stick-like tool used to strike the surface of the water and produce a sound that causes nearby fish to attack the bait.
- To make such a sound.
- wasted away; shrunken
- a dull, metallic sound, especially one made by two bodies coming into contact
- to make such a sound
- Any of several perennial rhizomatous grasses of genus Imperata, especially
- A projecting corner or angle; a cornerstone.
- The keystone of an arch.
- A wedge used in typesetting.
- Shaped like a cone or funnel; conic.
- 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.
- segregated or delineated by traffic cones
- a tall, narrow, single-headed Cuban hand drum of African origin
- a march of Cuban origin in four-four time in which people form a chain, each holding the hips of the person in front of them; in each bar, dancers take three shuffle steps and then kick alternate legs outwards at the beat; the chain weaves around the place and allows new participants to join the back of the chain
- To dance the conga.
- A conic section.
- a lover in pastoral poetry with Phillida
- A horn, or anything shaped like or resembling a horn.
- To recite numbers in sequence.
- To determine the number (of objects in a group).
- To be of significance; to matter.
- To be an example of something:
- To consider something an example of something.
- To take account or note (of).
- To plead orally; to argue a matter in court; to recite a count.
- The act of counting or tallying a quantity.
- The result of a tally that reveals the number of items in a set; a quantity counted.
- A countdown.
- A charge of misconduct brought in a legal proceeding.
- The number of balls and strikes, respectively, on a batter's in-progress plate appearance.
- An object of interest or account; value; estimation.
- The male ruler of a county.
- A nobleman holding a rank intermediate between dukes and barons.
- A formal group or assembly of witches.
- A clique that shares common interests or activities.
- To cheat; to defraud; to beguile; to deceive, usually by small arts, or in a pitiful way.
- King of Thebes, noted primarily in the stories of Antigone and Oedipus.
- Close friend.
- Trusted companion or partner in a criminal organization.
- An old woman; a crone.
- To hum or sing softly or in a sentimental manner.
- To soothe by singing softly.
- To make a continuous hollow moan, as cattle do when in pain.
- A soft or sentimental hum or song.
- The flowering plant in the family Apiaceae.
- Its aromatic long seed, used as a spice, notably in Indian, Middle Eastern, and Mexican cookery.
- to make (a bill) into law
- to act the part of; to play
- to do; to effect
- purpose; determination
- The imagination.
- An image or representation of anything formed in the mind; conception; thought; idea.
- An opinion or notion formed without much reflection; an impression.
- A whim.
- Love or amorous attachment.
- The object of inclination or liking.
- Any sport or hobby pursued by a group.
- The enthusiasts of such a pursuit.
- A diamond with a distinctive colour.
- That which pleases or entertains the taste or caprice without much use or value.
- A sort of love song or light impromptu ballad.
- In the game of jacks, a style of play involving additional actions (contrasted with plainsies).
- Of a superior grade.
- Executed with skill.
- Unnecessarily complicated.
- Extravagant; above real value.
- To appreciate without jealousy or greed.
- would like
- To be sexually attracted to.
- To imagine, suppose.
- To form a conception of; to portray in the mind; to imagine.
- To have a fancy for; to like; to be pleased with, particularly on account of external appearance or manners.
- A thin, human-constructed barrier which separates two pieces of land or a house perimeter.
- Someone who hides or buys and sells stolen goods, a criminal middleman for transactions of stolen goods, a fence.
- The place whence such a middleman operates.
- Skill in oral debate.
- The art or practice of fencing.
- A guard or guide on machinery.
- A barrier, for example an emotional barrier.
- A memory barrier.
- To enclose, contain or separate by building fence.
- To defend or guard.
- To engage in the selling or buying of stolen goods.
- To engage in (the sport) fencing.
- To jump over a fence.
- To drop from a high place upon sharp stakes or hooks as a punishment.
- 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 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 Brythonic tribe in Britannia who inhabited an area corresponding roughly to the modern-day county of Norfolk, from the 1st century BC to the 1st century AD.
- A sweet glaze made primarily of sugar and often flavored, typically used for baked goods; frosting.
- A minor violation of ice hockey rules, occurring when a player shoots the puck from his/her side of the red line so that it crosses the goal line on the opponent's side. A team playing short-handed is not penalized for this.
- The process of forming a layer of ice on a surface.
- Of or pertaining to the Inca people and culture
- To bring upon oneself or expose oneself to, especially something inconvenient, harmful, or onerous; to become liable or subject to.
- To render somebody liable or subject to.
- To enter or pass into.
- To fall within a period or scope; to occur; to run into danger.
- To render liable or subject to; to occasion.
- A small anvil-shaped bone in the middle ear.
- an accessory cloud, in the shape of an anvil which forms by spreading at the top of a cumulonimbus.
- Set in by or as if by cutting.
- Inserted in a reserved space of the text instead of in the main margin.
- A bin or enclosure in which fish or skins are salted.
- An abrupt rapping sound, as from an impact of a hard object against wood
- An impact.
- a batsman's innings.
- Preignition, a type of abnormal combustion occurring in spark ignition engines caused by self-ignition or the characteristic knocking sound associated with it.
- To rap one's knuckles against something, especially wood.
- To strike for admittance; to rap upon, as a door.
- To bump or impact.
- To denigrate, undervalue.
- To pass, kick a ball towards another player.
- To impress strongly or forcibly; to astonish; to move to admiration or applause.
- A large bed of flints.
- To throw, as a lance; to let fly; to launch.
- A linear particle accelerator.
- A ledge, a terrace; a right-angled projection; a lynchet.
- An acclivity; a small hill or hillock.
- Suffering from mania; the state of abnormally elevated or irritable mood, arousal, and/or energy levels.
- Of or pertaining to someone who exhibits mania or craziness; wicked.
- The opium poppy.
- Finely chopped meat.
- Finely chopped mixed fruit used in Christmas pies; mincemeat.
- An affected (often dainty or short and precise) gait.
- An affected manner, especially of speaking; an affectation.
- An eye (from
- To make less; make small.
- To lessen; diminish; to diminish in speaking; speak of lightly or slightingly; minimise.
- To effect mincingly.
- To cut into very small pieces; to chop fine.
- To suppress or weaken the force of; to extenuate; to palliate; to tell by degrees, instead of directly and frankly; to clip, as words or expressions; to utter half and keep back half of.
- To affect; to pronounce affectedly or with an accent.
- To walk with short steps; to walk in a prim, affected manner.
- To act or talk with affected nicety; to affect delicacy in manner.
- To diminish the force of.
- A city in Oklahoma.
- Any of several glycoproteins found in mucus
- Naturally; of course.
- The rump of beef, especially the lower and back part of the rump.
- A town in North Dakota.
- rechargeable nickel-cadmium battery
- name and Nicole.
- The one or single occasion; the present reason or purpose (now only in for the nonce).
- A nonce word.
- Denoting something occurring once.
- A sex offender, especially one who is guilty of sexual offences against children.
- A stupid or worthless person.
- A value constructed so as to be unique to a particular message in a stream, in order to prevent replay attacks.
- Describing a polynomial that has 9 as the highest exponent of its terms.
- Describing a curve the equation of which is nonic.
- Describing a type of beer glass used in British public houses; in the form of a truncated cone with a bulge around outside, just below the rim.
- A city in California, United States.
- A (CDP) in Louisiana, United States.
- Of or relating to the ancient region of Noricum.
- Of or relating to a racial category proposed by the anthropologist supposed to be a lighter subtype of the Dinaric, and characterized by tall stature, brachycephaly, nasal convexity, a long face and a broad forehead.
- An Eastern Celtic language, attested in only two fragmentary inscriptions from the Roman province of Noricum.
- A V-shaped cut.
- Such a cut, used for keeping a record
- An indentation.
- 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.
- A one-pound note.
- A person who does something once.
- A single sexual encounter between two individuals, a one-night stand.
- A person with whom one shares a single sexual encounter, a one-night stand.
- Pertaining to being generally, as opposed to some theory of it (which would be ontology).
- The organic compound 3,5-dihydroxytoluene, found in many lichens and synthesizable from toluene.
- Of or pertaining to the Oscan language or Oscan people, or their writing system.
- A member of an ancient group of Italic-speaking peoples of Campania (the Osci).
- The language of the Oscan people.
- An avoirdupois ounce, weighing 1/16 of an avoirdupois pound, or 28.3495 grams.
- A troy ounce, weighing 1/12 of a troy pound, or 480 grains, or 31.1035 grams.
- A US fluid ounce, with a volume of 1/16 of a US pint, 1.804 687 cubic inches or 29.573 531 milliliters.
- A British imperial fluid ounce, with a volume of 1/20 of an imperial pint, 1.733871 cubic inches or 28.413063 millilitres.
- A little bit.
- The snow leopard, Uncia uncia.
- A deciduous tree, of the central and southern United States, having deeply furrowed bark, pinnately compound leaves, and edible nuts.
- A smooth, thin-shelled, edible oval nut of this tree.
- A half of the edible portion of the inside of this nut.
- 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
- Of or relating to ancient Carthage, its inhabitants, or their language.
- Perfidious, treacherous, faithless.
- The language of Carthage.
- a beacon that, on detecting a radar signal, transmits a coded navigation signal
- The smallest genetic unit that is capable of undergoing recombination.
- A toxic protein extracted from the castor bean.
- Very little, very few.
- Not full, large, or plentiful; scarcely sufficient; scanty; meager; not enough.
- Sparing; parsimonious; chary.
- To limit in amount or share; to stint.
- To fail, or become less; to scantle.
- A block of stone sawn on two sides down to the bed level.
- A sheet of stone.
- A slightly thinner measurement of a standard wood size.
- With difficulty; scarcely; hardly.
- The rising motion of water as a wave passes; a surge
- A distinctive odour or smell.
- An odour left by an animal that may be used for tracing.
- The sense of smell.
- A perfume.
- Any trail or trace that can be followed to find something or someone.
- Sense, perception.
- to detect the scent of
- to impart an odour to
- To have a smell.
- To hunt animals by means of the sense of smell.
- A descendant, especially a first-generation descendant.
- A detached shoot or twig containing buds from a woody plant, used in grafting; a shoot or twig in a general sense.
- The heir to a throne.
- A guardian.
- To feel or display contempt or disdain for something or somebody; to despise.
- To reject, turn down.
- To refuse to do something, as beneath oneself.
- To scoff, to express contempt.
- Contempt or disdain.
- A display of disdain; a slight.
- An object of disdain, contempt, or derision.
- food, especially that of an inferior quality; grub
- to eat
- From a specified time in the past.
- Continuously during that period of time.
- At certain points during that period of time.
- From the time that.
- When or that.
- influenced by Chinese culture.
- A latch or catch.
- The nose.
- A cut.
- To latch, to lock.
- To cut.
- To cut or snip
- to hit the ball with the edge of the bat, causing a slight deflection
- a small deflection of the ball off the side of the bat; often carries to the wicketkeeper for a catch
- A small cut or mark.
- A knot or irregularity in yarn.
- to make something click, to make a clicking noise
- a sharp clicking sound
- Of or relating to sound.
- Having a speed approaching that of the speed of sound in air.
- a tint or colour
- to tint, tinge or colour
- tinged or lightly coloured
- Pertaining to tension, especially of muscles.
- Restorative, curative or invigorating.
- A substance with medicinal properties intended to restore or invigorate.
- Tonic water.
- Any of various carbonated, non-alcoholic beverages; soda pop.
- Someone or something that revitalises or reinvigorates.
- Pertaining to or based upon the first note of a diatonic scale.
- Pertaining to the accent or stress in a word or in speech.
- Of or relating to tones or sounds; specifically being or relating to a speech sound made with tone unmixed and undimmed by obstruction, i.e. a vowel or diphthong.
- The first note of a diatonic scale; the keynote.
- The triad built on the tonic note.
- A tonic element or letter; a vowel or a diphthong.
- A monetary pool, in which tips are collected and later shared out between all staff, e.g. in a restaurant.
- A garment worn over the torso, with or without sleeves, and of various lengths reaching from the hips to the ankles.
- To remove a cap or cover from.
- The brother or brother-in-law of one’s parent.
- A companion to one's (usually unmarried) mother.
- A source of advice, encouragement, or help.
- A pawnbroker.
- definition a man of an older generation than oneself, especially a friend of one's parents, by means of fictive kin.
- An older male African-American person.
- To address somebody by the term uncle.
- To act like, or as, an uncle.
- A hook or claw.
- Hence, any body part which is long, thin, and curved.
- Specifically, the hooked end of the parahippocampal gyrus of the temporal lobe; also called the uncinate gyrus or uncus gyri parahippocampalis.
- not cut
- not cut or ground to the desired shape
- not having the page edges trimmed
- not edited or abridged by a censor
- not circumcised.
- of or relating to usnic acid
- name transferred from the surname; of mostly American usage.
- Of or pertaining to wine.
- A young woman, especially a servant.
- A promiscuous woman.
- A black woman; a negress.
- To frequent prostitutes; to womanize.
- attractive, good-looking
- Relating to xenic acid
- Containing an unidentified organism (especially a bacterium)
- A non-Mayan indigenous people of Mesoamerica with communities in the southern portion of Guatemala, near its border with El Salvador, and in the mountainous region to the north.
- Their language, generally considered a language isolate.
- once (in both senses: only one time, and formerly)
- In the shape of a vulva; in the shape of a yoni.
- Containing zinc.
- A member of the Sioux tribe of American Indian; Siouan.
- To set on fire; to kindle.
- A higher-pitched or stronger articulation of a particular syllable of a word or phrase in order to distinguish it from the others or to emphasize it.
- Emphasis or importance in general.
- A mark or character used in writing, in order to indicate the place of the spoken accent, or to indicate the nature or quality of the vowel marked.
- Modulation of the voice in speaking; the manner of speaking or pronouncing; a peculiar or characteristic modification of the voice, expressing emotion; tone.
- The distinctive manner of pronouncing a language associated with a particular region, social group, etc., whether of a native speaker or a foreign speaker; the phonetic and phonological aspects of a dialect.
- A distinctive manner of producing a sign language, such as someone who does not normally use a certain sign language might have when using it.
- A word; a significant tone or sound.
- Expressions in general; speech.
- Stress laid on certain syllables of a verse.
- A regularly recurring stress upon the tone to mark the beginning, and, more feebly, the third part of the measure.
- A special emphasis of a tone, even in the weaker part of the measure.
- The rhythmical accent, which marks phrases and sections of a period.
- The expressive emphasis and shading of a passage.
- A mark used to represent specific stress on a note.
- A mark placed at the right hand of a letter, and a little above it, to distinguish magnitudes of a similar kind expressed by the same letter, but differing in value, as y', y''.
- A mark at the right hand of a number, indicating minutes of a degree, seconds, etc., as in 12' 27'', meaning twelve minutes and twenty-seven seconds.
- A mark used to denote feet and inches, as in 6' 10'', meaning six feet ten inches.
- Emphasis laid on a part of an artistic design or composition; an emphasized detail, in particular a detail in sharp contrast to its surroundings.
- A very small gemstone set into a piece of jewellery.
- A distinctive feature or quality.
- To express the accent of vocally; to utter with accent.
- To mark emphatically; to emphasize; to accentuate; to make prominent.
- To mark with written accents.
- the triglyceride of acetic acid
- 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.
- A man's knee-length jacket worn in parts of India, Bangladesh and Pakistan.
- Of, pertaining to, or located in an acinus.
- One of the small grains or drupelets which make up some kinds of fruit, as the blackberry, raspberry, etc.
- A grape-stone.
- One of the granular masses which constitute a racemose or compound gland, as the pancreas; also, one of the saccular recesses in the lobules of a racemose gland.
- To recognize.
- To acknowledge; confess (often with "of" or "on"), reveal, disclose, realize
- An isolated point not upon a curve, but whose coordinates satisfy the equation of the curve so that it is considered as belonging to the curve.
- Temporarily assuming the duties or authority of another person when they are unable to do their job.
- An intended action or deed.
- The occupation of an actor.
- The deeds or actions of parties are called actings to avoid confusion with the legal senses of deeds and actions.
- Something done so as to accomplish a purpose.
- A way of motion or functioning.
- A fast-paced activity.
- A mechanism; a moving part or assembly.
- The mechanism, that is the set of moving mechanical parts, of a keyboard instrument, like a piano, which transfers the motion of the key to the sound-making device.Marshall Cavendish Corporation Growing Up with Science p.1079
- sexual intercourse.
- The distance separating the strings and the fretboard on the guitar.
- A charge or other process in a law court (also called lawsuit and actio).
- A mapping from a pairing of mathematical objects to one of them, respecting their individual structures. The pairing is typically a Cartesian product or a tensor product. The object that is not part of the output is said to act on the other object. In any given context, action is used as an abbreviation for a more fully named notion, like group action or left group action.
- The event or connected series of events, either real or imaginary, forming the subject of a play, poem, or other composition; the unfolding of the drama of events.
- The attitude or position of the several parts of the body as expressive of the sentiment or passion depicted.
- spin put on the bowling ball.
- A share in the capital stock of a joint-stock company, or in the public funds.
- To act on a request etc, in order to put it into effect.
- To initiate a legal action against someone.
- Quickness of perception or discernment; penetration of mind; the faculty of nice discrimination.
- A sharp, tapering point extending from a plant.
- A bony, often sharp, protuberance, especially that of the ischium.
- Of or pertaining to Adonis.
- Very beautiful or handsome; physically perfect.
- having a dactyl followed by either a spondee or a trochee.
- A verse consisting of a dactyl and spondee.
- The capacity, condition, or state of acting or of exerting power; action or activity; operation.
- A person or thing through which power is exerted or an end is achieved: instrumentality, means.
- The office or function of an agent; also, the relationship between a principal and that person's agent.
- An establishment engaged in doing business for another; also, the place of business or the district of such an agency.
- A department or other administrative unit of a government; also, the office or headquarters of, or the district administered by such unit of government.
- Lacking an angle.
- Having a magnetic deviation of zero.
- An alloy of aluminium, nickel and cobalt, sometimes alloyed with smaller amounts of iron, copper, titanium and used primarily in the manufacture of magnets.
- Characteristic of an amine
- 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.
- The sacred shield of the Ancient Romans, said to have fallen from heaven in the reign of Numa. It was the palladium of Rome.
- A small inflammatory swelling, arising suddenly.
- A piece of malleable iron that is wrought into the shape of a flat bar, about three feet long, with a square rough unwrought knob on each end.
- Of or pertaining to anemia.
- Weak; listless; lacking power, vigor, vitality, or colorfulness.
- An individual who has anemia.
- impermanence, the doctrine claiming that all of conditioned existence, without exception, is transient. One of the three marks of existence.
- A dam made in a stream for maintaining and regulating irrigation.
- Of, pertaining to, or derived from anise
- Relating to an anode.
- Socially disorganized, disoriented or alienated
- Suffering from a reduced supply of oxygen.
- Lacking oxygen.
- Of, pertaining to, causing or afflicted with anuria.
- Exhibiting or relating to apnea: no longer breathing
- Specialized knowledge that is mysterious to the uninitiated.
- understood by only a few
- obscure, mysterious
- requiring secret or mysterious knowledge to understand.
- A chief magistrate of ancient Athens.
- A ruler, head of state or other leader.
- A supernatural being subordinate to the Demiurge.
- The shape or motion of something that arcs.
- To move upward, to fly, to soar.
- To slope in an upward direction.
- To go up.
- To succeed.
- To rise; to become higher, more noble, etc.
- The act of ascending; a motion upwards.
- The way or means by which one ascends.
- An eminence, hill, or high place.
- The degree of elevation of an object, or the angle it makes with a horizontal line; inclination; rising grade.
- The ascender height in a typeface.
- An increase, for example in popularity or hierarchy
- person or thing without a shadow
- person or thing found close to the Equator
- 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.
- Lacking muscle tone.
- Characterized by atony, or want of vital energy.
- A crude balance for weighing, and a kind of weight, formerly used in England.
- Containing only a single species of microorganism. For example, an "axenic culture" is a pure grown sample of the organism in question.
- Isolated from organisms of any other species.
- Relating to axons.
- Confined to no zone or region; not local.
- of, related to, or derived from an azonic acid
- Resembling bacon, especially in flavor
- An ornamental covering, as of carpet or leather, for a bench or form.
- To wave and/or to nod to somebody with the intention to make the person come closer.
- To seem attractive and inviting
- A sign made without words; a beck.
- A children's game similar to hide and seek in which children who have been "caught" may escape if they see another hider beckon to them.
- a Mediterranean fish.
- The three-dimensional shape swept by revolving an isosceles triangle around its edge of unequal length, or by joining two identical right circular cones, base to base.
- Having two horns.
- A plane curve having two cusps
- Related to bionics.
- Of a biological organism, having been enhanced by electronic or mechanical parts; cyborg.
- To shrink; start back; give way; flinch; turn aside or fly off.
- To quail.
- To deceive; cheat.
- To draw back from; shrink; avoid; elude; deny, as from fear.
- To hinder; obstruct; disconcert; foil.
- To fly off; to turn aside.
- A deceit; a trick.
- A sidelong glance.
- To blanch.
- A large grouper (Mycteroperca bonaci) of Florida and the West Indies, valuable as a food fish.
- Any of several similar fishes.
- To change the direction of motion after hitting an obstacle.
- To move quickly up and then down, or vice versa, once or repeatedly.
- To cause to move quickly up and down, or back and forth, once or repeatedly.
- To suggest or introduce (an idea, etc.) to (off or by) somebody, in order to gain feedback.
- To leap or spring suddenly or unceremoniously; to bound.
- To move rapidly (between).
- To be refused by a bank because it is drawn on insufficient funds.
- To fail to cover (a draft presented against one's account).
- To leave.
- To eject violently, as from a room; to discharge unceremoniously, as from employment.
- (sometimes employing the preposition with) To have sexual intercourse.
- To attack unexpectedly.
- To turn power off and back on; to reset
- To return undelivered.
- To land hard and lift off again due to excess momentum.
- To land hard on unsurvivable velocity with fatal results.
- To bully; to scold.
- To strike or thump, so as to rebound, or to make a sudden noise; to knock loudly.
- To boast; to bluster.
- A change of direction of motion after hitting the ground or an obstacle.
- A movement up and then down (or vice versa), once or repeatedly.
- An email return with any error.
- The sack, licensing.
- A bang, boom.
- A drink based on brandy.
- A heavy, sudden, and often noisy, blow or thump.
- Bluster; brag; untruthful boasting; audacious exaggeration; an impudent lie; a bouncer.
- Scyllium catulus, a European dogfish.
- A genre of New Orleans music.
- A 'good' beat.
- A talent for leaping.
- Easily bounced.
- Lively, exuberant, energetic.
- A town in Powys, Wales.
- A framework or grill upon which meat is laid to dry, or to be roasted.
- Meat prepared in this way.
- To dry meat on such a frame.
- an administrative district in Aberdeenshire, Scotland
- and (Clan Buchan). Of note is John Buchan, the author.
- Having, or growing in bunches.
- The tripod, pylon, or struts usually at the centre-section of a biplane or high-winged monoplane.
- The driver of a hackney cab.
- The driver of a taxi.
- The bean-like seed of a tropical vine ( used as a hallucinogen and in traditional medicine, and made into jewelry.
- The act of placing or trapping something in a cage.
- A layer or deposit of caked material.
- A calk (on a horseshoe).
- of French and Spanish origin, notably borne by John Calvin, French Protestant theologian
- name derived from the surname; used especially by nonconformist families
- flint or pebble stone, used in building walls, etc.
- A district in inner north-west London, and a London Borough within Greater London, comprising and
- A place name in various other locales, including:
- A city in Alabama, USA
- A city in Arkansas, USA
- A town in Jackson Township, Indiana, USA.
- A city in New Jersey, USA
- An unincorporated community and CDP in North Carolina, USA
- A city in Tennessee, USA
- name, modern transferred use of the surname.
- A historic region of the Middle East, roughly equivalent to Palestine.
- A grandson of Noah.
- name of biblical origin.
- a town in Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA.
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