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- a measure of inflation based on the changing cost of a representative sample of retail goods and services.
- Someone who apes something
- a belch
- To emit a burp.
- To cause someone (such as a baby) to burp.
- form of (the rump of a horse)
- short; brittle
- To act stupidly or foolishly
- To make a stupid mistake
- To point in different directions; To have a facial expression with one's eyes pointing in different directions.
- To fall one drop at a time.
- To leak slowly.
- To let fall in drops.
- To have a superabundance of valuable things.
- To rain lightly.
- To be wet, to be soaked.
- A drop of a liquid.
- An apparatus that slowly releases a liquid, especially one that releases drugs into a patient's bloodstream (an intravenous drip).
- A limp, ineffectual, boring or otherwise uninteresting person.
- A falling or letting fall in drops; act of dripping.
- That part of a cornice, sill course, or other horizontal member, which projects beyond the rest, and has a section designed to throw off rainwater.
- To draw together tightly.
- A loose mixture of dried fruit, nuts, frequently salt, and sometimes other ingredients; designed as an energy supplement for use while hiking, climbing, canoeing, etc.
- A program which selects lines in a file which match a given pattern.
- To use a program such as grep to search in a file.
- By extension, to search anything (perhaps a paper document by eye).
- To take hold of, particularly with the hand.
- To help or assist, particularly in an emotional sense.
- To do something with another that makes you happy/gives you relief.
- To trench; to drain.
- A hold or way of holding, particularly with the hand.
- A handle or other place to grip.
- A visual component on a window etc. enabling it to be resized and/or moved.
- A person responsible for handling equipment on the set.
- A channel cut through a grass verge (especially for the purpose of draining water away from the highway).
- A lot of something.
- spelling of: Influenza, flu.
- A small travelling-bag or gripsack.
- An apparatus attached to a car for clutching a traction cable.
- Assistance; help or encouragement.
- A helpful, interesting, admirable, or inspiring person.
- As much as one can hold in a hand; a handful.
- A tenacious grasp; a holding fast.
- A device for grasping or holding fast to something.
- A small ditch or trench; a channel to carry off water or other liquid; a drain.
- The griffin.
- A reptile or amphibian.
- To knock one pace-egg against that of an opponent, with the aim of cracking the other’s egg and leaving one's own intact.
- 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.
- A leopard; a panther.
- Chap; fellow; definition
- An edible fruit produced by the pear tree, similar to an apple but elongated towards the stem.
- (also pear tree) A type of fruit tree (Pyrus communis).
- The wood of the pear tree.
- Choke pear (a torture device).
- A pervert.
- To stare at others in a perverted manner, especially whilst thinking sexual thoughts about them.
- 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
- a cone shaped spool or bobbin on which thread or yarn is wound used most often for weaving
- The meat of a pig; swineflesh.
- Funding proposed or requested by a member of Congress for special interests or his or her constituency as opposed to the good of the country as a whole.
- To have sex with (someone).
- A president, especially of a university.
- Anything, as goods, etc., taken or got by violence; anything taken by force from an enemy in war; spoil; booty; plunder.
- That which is or may be seized by animals or birds to be devoured; hence, a person given up as a victim.
- A living thing that is eaten by another living thing.
- The act of devouring other creatures; ravage.
- The victim of a disease.
- To act as a predator.
- A tinker.
- A petty thief or pickpocket.
- A deliberately superior person; a person who demonstrates an exaggerated conformity or propriety, especially in an irritatingly arrogant or smug manner.
- A conceited dandy; a fop.
- To filch or steal.
- To ride
- To copulate
- A sailing vessel found in the waters of Micronesia and Indonesia; it has a single, large outrigger and a triangular sail.
- The fore part of a vessel; the bow; the stem; hence, the vessel itself.
- Brave, valiant, gallant. Merriam Webster’s Online Dictionary – prow 
- 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.
- Of a cat, to make a vibrating sound in its throat when contented.
- To say (something) in a throaty, seductive manner.
- To make a vibrating throaty sound, as from pleasure.
- To make a low and consistent rumbling sound.
- The vibrating sound made by a cat in its throat when contented.
- A throaty, seductive sound of pleasure made by a person.
- The low consistent rumble made by an engine at slow speed
- A funeral pile; a combustible heap on which corpses are burned.
- Any heap or pile of combustibles.
- An inclined surface that connects two levels; an incline.
- A road that connects a freeway to a surface street or another freeway.
- A mobile staircase that is attached to the doors of an aircraft at an airport
- A large parking area in an airport for aircraft, for loading and unloading or for storage (see also apron)
- A construction used to do skating tricks, usually in the form of part of a pipe.
- A speed bump
- To behave violently; to rage.
- To spring; to leap; to bound, rear, or prance; to move swiftly or violently.
- To climb, like a plant; to creep up.
- To stand in a rampant position.
- To change value, often at a steady rate
- An American plant, related to the onion; a wild leek.
- A promiscuous man or woman; a general insult for a worthless person.
- Snatched, taken away; abducted.
- Lifted up into the air; transported into heaven.
- Very interested, involved in something, absorbed, transfixed; fascinated or engrossed.
- Enthusiatic; ecstatic, elated, happy.
- To transport or ravish.
- To carry away by force.
- An ecstasy; a trance.
- A coarse file, on which the cutting prominences are distinct points raised by the oblique stroke of a sharp punch, instead of lines raised by a chisel, as on the true file.
- The sound made by this tool when used, or any similar sound.
- The raspberry.
- To use a rasp.
- To make a noise similar to the one a rasp makes in use; to utter rasps.
- To work something with a rasp.
- To grate harshly upon; to offend by coarse or rough treatment or language.
- Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
- To cut (for example a grain) with a sickle, scythe, or reaping machine
- to gather (e.g. a harvest) by cutting.
- obtain or receive as a reward, in a good or a bad sense.
- To terminate a child process that has previously exited, thereby removing it from the process table.
- To deprive of the beard; to shave.
- A bundle of grain; a handful of grain laid down by the reaper as it is cut.
- To rub together, to rasp or grate.
- To play about roughly, energetically or boisterously.
- (Often used with down) To press forcefully, to encourage vehemently, to oppress.
- To win easily.
- To engage in playful or boisterous sex.
- A period of boisterous play, a frolic.
- A bout of playful or boisterous sex.
- A girl who indulges in boisterous play; a tomboy.
- Thick strings, yarn, monofilaments, metal wires, or strands of other cordage that are twisted together to form a stronger line.
- An individual length of such material.
- A cohesive strand of something.
- A continuous stream.
- A hard line drive.
- A long thin segment of soft clay, either extruded or formed by hand.
- A data structure resembling a string, using a concatenation tree in which each leaf represents a character.
- A unit of distance equivalent to the distance covered in six months by a god flying at ten million miles per second.
- A necklace of at least 1 meter in length.
- Cordage of at least 1 inch in diameter, or a length of such cordage.
- A unit of length equal to 20 feet.
- Flunitrazepam, also known as Rohypnol.
- A shot of semen that a man releases during ejaculation.
- The small intestines.
- To tie (something) with something.
- To throw a rope around (something).
- To be formed into rope; to draw out or extend into a filament or thread.
- Resembling rope in appearance or texture, used especially of muscles that are thick or hard to the touch.
- Capable of forming rope-like or thread-like structures.
- Of poor quality; in poor health.
- Slimy, as after the action of Enterobacter aerogenes in syrup.
- To cry or shout
- To sell by auction.
- An outcry.
- A sale of goods by auction.
- An infectious disease of poultry caused by Trichomonas gallinae
- A tarpaulin.
- To cover something with a tarpaulin.
- misspelling of
- The state, quality, or condition of being twisted, physically or mentally:
- The state, quality, or condition of being physically bent or twisted out of shape.
- The state, quality, or condition of being deviant from what is right or proper morally or mentally.
- A distortion:
- A distortion or twist, such as in a piece of wood
- A mental or moral distortion, deviation, or aberration.
- The threads that run lengthwise in a woven fabric; crossed by the woof or weft.
- The foundation, the basis, the undergirding.
- A line or cable or rode as is used in warping (mooring or hauling) a ship, and sometimes for other purposes such as deploying a seine or creating drag.
- A theoretical construct that permits travel across a medium without passing through it normally, such as a teleporter or time warp.
- A situation or place which is or seems to be from another era; a time warp.
- The sediment which subsides from turbid water; the alluvial deposit of muddy water artificially introduced into low lands in order to enrich or fertilise them.
- A throw or cast, as of fish (in which case it is used as a unit of measure: about four fish, though sometimes three or even two), oysters, etc.
- To twist or become twisted, physically or mentally:
- To twist or turn (something) out of shape; to deform.
- To become twisted out of shape; to deform.
- To deflect or turn (something) away from a true, proper or moral course; to pervert; to bias.
- To go astray or be deflected from a true, proper or moral course; to deviate.
- To run (yarn) off the reel into hauls to be tarred.
- To arrange (strands of thread, etc) so that they run lengthwise in weaving.
- To plot; to fabricate or weave (a plot or scheme).
- To change or fix (make fixed, for example by freezing).
- To move:
- To move a vessel by hauling on a line or cable that is fastened to an anchor or pier; to move a sailing ship through a restricted place such as a harbour.
- To move or be moved by this method.
- To fly with a bending or waving motion, like a flock of birds or insects.
- To travel or transport across a medium without passing through it normally, as by using a teleporter or time warp.
- To bring forth (young) prematurely.
- To fertilize (low-lying land) by letting the tide, a river, or other water in upon it to deposit silt and alluvial matter.
- To throw.
- To impair or become impaired; to injure.
- A place where apes are kept.
- The practice of aping; an apish action.
- on the left side of the boat
- An article of clothing worn over the front of the torso and/or legs for protection from spills.
- A hard surface bordering a structure or area.
- The paved area of an airport, especially the area where aircraft park away from a terminal
- The spreading end of a driveway.
- The paved area below the yellow line on a race track.
- The loading, parking or roadway area immediately beside a railway station
- The portion of a stage extending towards the audience beyond the proscenium arch in a theatre.
- A large decal toward the bottom of a pinball table.
- The sides of a tree’s canopy.
- The cap of a cannon; a piece of lead laid over the vent to keep the priming dry.
- A removable cover for the passangers' feet and legs in an open horse carriage.
- Any of various medical remedies.
- form of (old unit of measure)
- Just clear of the ground.
- Sheeted home, hoisted taut up and ready for trimming.
- Hoisted up and ready to be swayed across.
- A playful leap or jump.
- A jump while dancing.
- A prank or practical joke.
- Playful behaviour.
- A crime, especially an elaborate heist, or a narrative about such a crime.
- To leap or jump about in a sprightly or playful manner.
- To jump as part of a dance.
- To engage in playful behaviour.
- A vessel formerly used by the Dutch; privateer.
- The pungent grayish green flower bud of the European and Oriental caper (Capparis spinosa), which is pickled and eaten.
- A plant of the genus Capparis.
- The capercaillie.
- A short, sharp or high note or noise, as of a bird or insect.
- A pulse of signal whose frequency sweeps through a band of frequencies for the duration of the pulse.
- to make a short, sharp, cheerful note, as of small birds or crickets
- to speak in a high-pitched staccato
- To modify (a pulse of signal) so that it sweeps through a band of frequencies throughout its duration.
- The dried kernel of the coconut, from which coconut oil is extruded.
- A painful contraction of a muscle which cannot be controlled.
- That which confines or contracts; a restraint; a shackle; a hindrance.
- A clamp for carpentry or masonry.
- A piece of wood having a curve corresponding to that of the upper part of the instep, on which the upper leather of a boot is stretched to give it the requisite shape.
- (of a muscle) To contract painfully and uncontrollably.
- To prohibit movement or expression.
- To restrain to a specific physical position, as if with a cramp.
- To fasten or hold with, or as if with, a cramp.
- To bind together; to unite.
- To form on a cramp.
- Mourning garments, especially an armband or hatband.
- To form into ringlets; to curl or crimp.
- a game of gambling, or chance, where the players throw dice to make scores and avoid crap
- Resembling crape.
- Easily crumbled; friable; brittle.
- Weak; inconsistent; contradictory.
- A fastener or a fastening method that secures parts by bending metal around a joint and squeezing it together, often with a tool that adds indentations to capture the parts.
- A coal broker.
- One who decoys or entraps men into the military or naval service.
- A keeper of a low lodging house where sailors and emigrants are entrapped and fleeced.
- A hairstyle which has been crimped, or shaped so it bends back and forth in many short kinks.
- A card game.
- To fasten by bending metal so that it squeezes around the parts to be fastened.
- To pinch and hold; to seize.
- To style hair into a crimp.
- To join the edges of food products.
- An agent who procures seamen, soldiers, etc., especially by seducing, decoying, entrapping, or impressing them.
- One who infringes sub-section 1 of the Merchant Shipping Act of 1854, applied to a person other than the owner, master, etc., who engages seamen without a license from the Board of Trade.
- To impress (seamen or soldiers); to entrap, to decoy.
- The top of the rump of a horse or other quadruped.
- To croak, make a hoarse noise.
- An infectious illness of the larynx, especially in young children, causing respiratory difficulty.
- A cave or cavern.
- An underground vault, especially one beneath a church that is used as a burial place.
- A small pit or cavity in the surface of an organ or other structure.
- To lower oneself from a height and drop the remaining distance.
- To hang downward; to sag.
- To slowly become limp; to bend gradually.
- To lose all energy, enthusiasm or happiness; to flag.
- To allow to droop or sink.
- To proceed downward, or toward a close; to decline.
- something which is limp or sagging;
- a condition or posture of drooping
- a person who dupes another
- One of the five annually-elected senior magistrates in various Dorian states, especially in ancient Sparta, where they oversaw the actions of Spartan kings.
- A superintendent or curator.
- Erasable programmable read-only memory.
- To eject something violently (such as lava or water, as from a volcano or geyser).
- To burst forth; to break out.
- To spontaneously release pressure or tension.
- A crowd, a rabble.
- An act of using another person's Facebook account to post derogatory messages.
- To hijack, and meddle with, someone's Facebook account while it is unattended.
- A frumpy person, somebody who is unattractive, drab or dowdy.
- The clothes that such a person would wear.
- To insult; to flout; to mock; to snub.
- One who gapes; a starer.
- Any of several species of burrowing clams.
- The comber, a fish of the species
- The fish
- Grandpa, grandfather.
- Composed of, or resembling, grapes.
- To make a grab (to, towards, at or upon something).
- To seize, grasp.
- To complain; to whine.
- To suffer griping pains.
- To tend to come up into the wind, as a ship which, when sailing close-hauled, requires constant labour at the helm.
- To pinch; to distress. Specifically, to cause pinching and spasmodic pain to the bowels of, as by the effects of certain purgative or indigestible substances.
- A complaint, often a petty or trivial one.
- A wire rope, often used on davits and other life raft launching systems.
- grasp; clutch; grip
- That which is grasped; a handle; a grip.
- A device for grasping or holding anything; a brake to stop a wheel.
- Oppression; cruel exaction; affliction; pinching distress.
- Pinching and spasmodic pain in the intestines.
- The piece of timber that terminates the keel at the fore end; the forefoot.
- The compass or sharpness of a ship's stern under the water, having a tendency to make her keep a good wind.
- An assemblage of ropes, dead-eyes, and hocks, fastened to ringbolts in the deck, to secure the boats when hoisted.
- A vulture, Gyps fulvus; the griffin.
- A trench or small ditch.
- A trench or drain; particularly, a trench or hollow behind the stalls of cows or horses for receiving their dung and urine.
- A pen for cattle; a byre.
- To make a channel or groove; to form grooves.
- A habitually grumpy or complaining person.
- To complain.
- To be grumpy.
- A fabulous winged monster, ravenous and filthy, having the face of a woman and the body of a vulture.
- A shrewish woman.
- One who is rapacious or ravenous; an extortioner.
- The European moor buzzard or marsh harrier (Circus aeruginosus).
- A large and powerful double-crested, short-winged American eagle (Thrasaetus harpyia).
- One who japes; a joker.
- potassium-phosphorus-rare earth elements crustal material of the Moon
- A person who has leprosy.
- A person who is shunned; a pariah.
- One who mopes or is inclined to do so.
- A city or region mentioned in the Bible, modern scholars have been unable to determine where it was located. King Solomon is supposed to have received a cargo of gold, silver, sandalwood, precious stones, ivory, apes and peacocks from Ophir, every three years.
- A ghost town in Alaska.
- A town in Colorado.
- A town in Utah.
- 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.
- A wireless telecommunications device that receives text or voice messages.
- A computer program running in a text terminal, used to view (but not modify) the contents of a text file moving down the file one line or one screen at a time.
- A sheet material used for writing on or printing on (or as a non-waterproof container), usually made by draining cellulose fibres from a suspension in water.
- A newspaper or anything used as such (such as a newsletter or listing magazine).
- Wrapping paper.
- An open hand (a handshape resembling a sheet of paper), that beats rock and loses to scissors. It loses to lizard and beats Spock in rock-paper-scissors-lizard-Spock.
- A written document, generally shorter than a book (white paper, term paper), in particular one written for the Government.
- A written document that reports scientific or academic research and is usually subjected to peer review before publication in a scientific journal or in the proceedings of a scientific or academic meeting (such as a conference, a workshop or a symposium).
- A scholastic essay.
- A university course.
- A paper packet containing a quantity of items.
- A medicinal preparation spread upon paper, intended for external application.
- Made of paper.
- To apply paper to.
- To document; to memorialize.
- To fill a theatre or other paid event with complimentary seats.
- To submit papers to (a law court, etc.).
- To burn the surface of, to scorch.
- To roast, as dry grain.
- To dry to extremity; to shrivel with heat.
- To make thirsty.
- To boil something slowly (Still used in Lancashire in parched peas, a type of mushy peas).
- To become superficially burnt; be become sunburned.
- The condition of being parched.
- A former money of account in Goa, India.
- A tool used to pare things.
- A coat of cement mortar on the face of rough masonry, the earth side of foundation and basement walls.
- To apply a parge on to a surface.
- Cold, but not excessively so.
- 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.
- Intellectual ability or learning.
- Vicinity, region.
- The genitals, short for private parts.
- A flat stone used to pave a pathway, such as a walkway to one's home.
- One who paves; one who lays pavement.
- One who makes a payment.
- Resembling pears, pear-like.
- Of, or pertaining to, pears.
- An American trick-taking card game of the all fours family.
- The five of trumps in certain card games.
- name, transferred use of the surname since the Middle Ages.
- A portion of biblical king Herod's kingdom, on the eastern side of the Jordan River valley, from about one third the way down from the Sea of Galilee to about one third the way down the eastern shore of the Dead Sea.
- Lively or enthusiastic.
- Standing upright; firm.
- A city in central Scotland.
- The state capital of Western Australia.
- A small town in Tasmania.
- A town in New York.
- A hamlet in North Dakota.
- The powder of aloes with canella, formerly officinal, employed as a cathartic.
- A soldier armed with a pike, a pikeman.
- One who bets or gambles only with small amounts of money.
- A stingy person; a cheapskate.
- An amateur.
- One who refuses to go out with friends, or leaves a party early.
- One who pikes (quits or backs out of a promise).
- A male freshman at
- One who piles something
- a baked case of dough with a sweet or savoury filling, popular in Eastern Europe
- 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.
- One who propels a boat using a pole.
- A horse harnessed alongside the shaft or pole of a vehicle.
- An extortioner.
- A type of unleavened bread from Indian and Pakistan.
- Relating to pores.
- One who pores, or studies closely.
- Any of several fish of the family Sparidae; the sea bream.
- In particular, the scup (paugie).
- Resembling or characteristic of pork.
- Rather fat; chubby.
- A lie.
- An eye.
- Reminiscent of pornography; somewhat pornographic.
- A flat-bottomed boat.
- Respiration, breathing, seen as a life principle or life force.
- An evil deed; a malicious trick, an act of cruel deception.
- A practical joke or mischievous trick.
- To adorn in a showy manner; to dress or equip ostentatiously.
- To make ostentatious show.
- To perform a practical joke on; to trick.
- To call someone's phone and promptly hang up
- Full of gambols or tricks.
- A variety of cryptocrystalline of a leek-green colour.
- Talk to little purpose; trifling talk; unmeaningful loquacity.
- To talk much and to little purpose; to chatter; to be loquacious; to speak foolishly; to babble.
- A shrimp of the suborder Dendrobranchiata.
- (Britain and commonwealth of nations) A large shrimp
- A woman with a very toned body, but an unattractive face.
- To fish for prawns.
- Ready for action.
- A forked tool used by clothiers for dressing cloth.
- bodkin; brooch
- To pin; fasten.
- To groom; to trim or dress with the beak, as the feathers.
- To show off, posture, or smarm.
- To trim up, as trees.
- A device used to apply pressure to an item.
- A printing machine.
- A collective term for the print-based media (both the people and the newspapers).
- A publisher.
- An enclosed storage space (e.g. closet, cupboard).
- An exercise in which weight is forced away from the body by extension of the arms or legs.
- An additional bet in a golf match that duplicates an existing (usually losing) wager in value, but begins even at the time of the bet.
- Pure, unfermented grape juice.
- A commission to force men into public service, particularly into the navy.
- A crowd.
- to exert weight or force against, to act upon with with force or weight
- to compress, squeeze
- to clasp, hold in an embrace; to hug
- to reduce to a particular shape or form by pressure, especially flatten or smooth
- To flatten a selected area of fabric using an iron with an up-and-down, not sliding, motion, so as to avoid disturbing adjacent areas.
- to drive or thrust by pressure, to force in a certain direction
- to weigh upon, oppress, trouble
- to force to a certain end or result; to urge strongly, impel
- To try to force (something upon someone); to urge or inculcate.
- to hasten, urge onward
- to urge, beseech, entreat
- to lay stress upon, emphasize
- to throng, crowd
- to print
- To force into service, particularly into naval service.
- A college or university president.
- The king of Troy during the Iliad
- A small hole or perforation, caused by piercing.
- An indentation or small mark made with a pointed object.
- A dot or other diacritical mark used in writing; a point.
- A tiny particle; a small amount of something; a jot.
- A small pointed object.
- The experience or feeling of being pierced or punctured by a small, sharp object.
- The penis.
- Someone (especially a man or boy) who is unpleasant, rude or annoying.
- A small roll of yarn or tobacco.
- The footprint of a hare.
- A point or mark on the dial, noting the hour.
- The point on a target at which an archer aims; the mark; the pin.
- To pierce or puncture slightly.
- To drive a nail into (a horse's foot), so as to cause lameness.
- To form by piercing or puncturing.
- To mark or denote by a puncture; to designate by pricking; to choose; to mark.
- To mark the surface of (something) with pricks or dots; especially, to trace a ship’s course on (a chart).
- To run a middle seam through the cloth of a sail.
- To fix by the point; to attach or hang by puncturing.
- To be punctured; to suffer or feel a sharp pain, as by puncture.
- To make sharp; to erect into a point; to raise, as something pointed; said especially of the ears of an animal, such as a horse or dog; and usually followed by up.
- Usually in the form prick out: to plant (seeds or seedlings) in holes made in soil at regular intervals.
- To incite, stimulate, goad.
- To urge one's horse on; to ride quickly.
- To affect with sharp pain; to sting, as with remorse.
- To make acidic or pungent.
- To become sharp or acid; to turn sour, as wine.
- To aim at a point or mark.
- Usually as prick up: to dress; to prink.
- To spend time improving one's appearance, often in front of a mirror.
- to give a wink; to wink.
- the act of adjusting dress or appearance; a sprucing up
- to look, gaze
- to dress finely, primp, preen, spruce up
- to strut, put on pompous airs, be pretentious
- A polyhedron with parallel ends of the same size and shape, the other faces being parallelogram-shaped sides.
- A transparent block in the shape of a prism (typically with triangular ends), used to split or reflect light.
- A crystal in which the faces are parallel to the vertical axis.
- A prissy person
- To dress or behave in a prissy manner
- An introduction, preface or preamble.
- A member of the proletariat
- A pleb (ordinary person).
- an interview or monologue intended to promote a character or an upcoming match.
- To promote; to publicize.
- A thin, pointed, projecting part.
- A branch; a fork.
- to pierce or poke with, or as if with, a prong
- A game of chance using four seashells (each called a prop).
- respect for, or recognition of, another person; an expression of approval or a special acknowledgment; accolades; praise.
- The prow or fore part of a ship.
- Panicum miliaceum, a grass used as a crop.
- Unpoetic (of speech or writing); dull and unimaginative.
- Behaving in a dull way (of a person); boring, tedious.
- 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.
- Used as a proxy or acting as a proxy.
- An agent or substitute authorized to act for another person.
- The authority to act for another, especially when written.
- The written appointment of a proctor in suits in the ecclesiastical courts.
- A measurement of one physical quantity that is used as an indicator of the value of another
- An interface for a service, especially for one that is remote, resource-intensive, or otherwise difficult to use directly.
- To serve as a proxy for.
- To function as a server for a client device, but pass on the requests to another server for service.
- A proximity mine; a mine that explodes when something approaches within a certain distance.
- A plum.
- The dried, wrinkled fruit of certain species of plum.
- An old woman, especially a wrinkly one.
- To remove excess material from a tree or shrub; to trim, especially to make more healthy or productive.
- To cut down or shorten (by the removal of unnecessary material).
- To remove unnecessary branches from a tree data structure.
- To preen; to prepare; to dress.
- To become wrinkled like a dried plum, as the fingers and toes do when kept submerged in water.
- A small piece of glass fused to the main body of a piece of glasswork and then shaped or pressed, for decoration
- the short name for Oklahoma, introduced by the U.S. Post Office.
- A cutaneous disease, especially the itch.
- Someone who pukes, a vomiter.
- That which causes vomiting.
- A person who caricatures the manner of speech of a disc jockey or announcer, using affected, back-of-the-throat speech that is likened to puking.
- A detestable person.
- One who pules; one who whines or complains; a weak person.
- purified; refined.
- A marble, of the sort used in playing marbles, that is one solid color through and through.
- A Jewish festival, celebrated on the 14th day of Adar, commemorating the deliverance of the Persian Jews from a massacre.
- purring; inclined to purr
- A small bag for carrying money.
- A handbag (small bag usually used by women for carrying various small personal items)
- A quantity of money given for a particular purpose.
- A specific sum of money in certain countries: formerly 500 piastres in Turkey or 50 tomans in Persia.
- To press (one's lips) in and together so that they protrude.
- To draw up or contract into folds or wrinkles; to pucker; to knit.
- To put into a purse.
- To steal purses; to rob.
- Out of breath; short of breath, especially due to fatness.
- Purse-proud, vain about one's wealth.
- Of or pertaining to a pyre.
- Any of a class of heterocyclic compounds containing a ring of five carbon atoms and an oxygen atom; especially the simplest one, C5H6O.
- A ridge or seam on an organ, bodily tissue, or other structure, especially at the join between two halves or sections.
- Rough, raw, especially used to describe vocal quality.
- To assign differently; to relabel or repurpose.
- To map again.
- To peg (a currency) again.
- 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 furnish with new pews.
- 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.
- To move a growing plant from one pot to a larger one to allow for further growth
- To reproduce (a bug or problem).
- To fit with a new tip.
- to grow ripe; to become mature, as in botany: grain, fruit, flowers, and the like;
- To approach or come to perfection.
- To cause to mature; to make ripe
- To mature; to fit or prepare; to bring to perfection
- a cathedral city in the Borough of Harrogate, North Yorkshire, England
- Broken, as an ordinary; cut off, or broken at the top, as a chevron, a bend, etc.
- Tending to romp; playfully adventurous.
- hoarse (from shouting)
- A Manx cat with virtually no tail, particularly prized among Manx breeders.
- the steep artificial slope below a fort's parapet
- a cliff at the edge of a plateau or ridge caused by erosion; the steeper side of an escarpment
- to cut, scrape, erode, or otherwise make into a scarp or escarpment
- A (small) piece; a fragment; a detached, incomplete portion.
- Leftover food.
- Discarded objects (especially metal) that may be dismantled to recover their constituent materials, junk.
- A Hispanic criminal, especially a Mexican or one affiliated to the Norte gang.
- The crisp substance that remains after drying out animal fat.
- To discard.
- To stop working on indefinitely.
- To scrapbook; to create scrapbooks.
- To dispose of at a scrapyard.
- To make into scrap.
- A fight, tussle, skirmish.
- to fight
- A small medieval bag used to carry food, money, utensils etc.
- Small change.
- A scrap of paper.
- A document certifying possession of land, or in lieu of money.
- A voucher or token coin used in payrolls under the truck system; chit.
- Any substitute for legal tender that is produced by a natural person or private legal person and is often a form of credit.
- A share certificate.
- A medical prescription.
- A place baited with chaff to entice birds.
- To eat or drink noisily.
- To make a loud sucking noise.
- A loud sucking noise made in eating or drinking
- A mouthful of liquid
- Scanty; not abundant or plentiful.
- Sparing; frugal; parsimonious; chary.
- Being over and above what is necessary, or what must be used or reserved; not wanted, or not used; superfluous.
- Held in reserve, to be used in an emergency.
- Lean; wanting flesh; meager; thin; gaunt.
- The act of sparing; moderation; restraint.
- Parsimony; frugal use.
- An opening in a petticoat or gown; a placket.
- That which has not been used or expended.
- A spare part, especially a spare tire.
- The right of bowling again at a full set of pins, after having knocked all the pins down in less than three bowls. If all the pins are knocked down in one bowl it is a double spare; in two bowls, a single spare.
- The act of knocking down all remaining pins in second ball of a frame; this entitles the pins knocked down on the next ball to be added to the score for that frame.
- A block of school during which one does not have a class.
- To show mercy.
- To desist; to stop; to refrain.
- To refrain from inflicting harm; to use mercy or forbearance.
- To preserve from danger or punishment; to forbear to punish, injure, or harm; to show mercy.
- To keep.
- To be frugal; not to be profuse; to live frugally; to be parsimonious.
- To keep to oneself; to forbear to impart or give.
- To save or gain, as by frugality; to reserve, as from some occupation, use, or duty.
- To deprive oneself of, as by being frugal; to do without; to dispense with; to give up; to part with.
- A small particle of glowing matter, either molten or on fire.
- A short or small burst of electrical discharge.
- A small, shining body, or transient light; a sparkle.
- A small amount of something, such as an idea, that has the potential to become something greater, just as a spark can start a fire.
- (in plural sparks but treated as a singular) A ship's radio operator.
- An electrician.
- To trigger, kindle into activity (an argument, etc).
- To light; to kindle.
- To give off a spark or sparks.
- A gallant, a foppish young man.
- A beau, lover.
- To woo, court.
- sparing; parsimonious
- The fixed structure between the great hall and the screens passage in an English medieval timber house.
- Semen; the generative substance of male animals.
- The reproductive cell or gamete of the male; a spermatozoon.
- Sperm oil; whale oil from a sperm whale; spermaceti.
- To ejaculate.
- To ejaculate on or into.
- The stalk or stem of a plant.
- A young shoot of a plant; a spear.
- A sharp or tapering point.
- A tapering structure built on a roof or tower, especially as one of the central architectural features of a church or cathedral roof.
- The top, or uppermost point, of anything; the summit.
- A tube or fuse for communicating fire to the charge in blasting.
- to sprout, to send forth the early shoots of growth; to germinate.
- To grow upwards rather than develop horizontally.
- To breathe.
- One of the sinuous foldings of a serpent or other reptile; a coil.
- A spiral.
- The part of a spiral generated in one revolution of the straight line about the pole.
- Like or resembling a spire.
- Of a spiral form; wreathed; curled; serpentine.
- A billet of wood; a piece of timber, a similar solid object or constructed unit used as a prop.
- To check the motion of, as a carriage on a steep slope, by putting a sprag between the spokes of the wheel.
- To prop or sustain with a sprag.
- A young salmon.
- Any of various small, herring-like, marine fish in the genus in the family Clupeidae.
- A small shoot or twig of a tree or other plant; a spray.
- A youth; a lad; -- used humorously or in slight disparagement.
- A brad, or nail without a head.
- A small eyebolt ragged or barbed at the point.
- A house sparrow.
- To decorate with sprigs
- A line descended from a single ancestor.
- A line descending from a single extant ancestor, a lineage descending from a supergenerative species.
- Long, thin piece of land, or of any material.
- A comic strip.
- A landing strip.
- A strip steak.
- A street with multiple shopping or entertainment possibilities.
- The fencing area, roughly 14 meters by 2 meters.
- (UK football) the uniform of a football team, or the same worn by supporters.
- A trough for washing ore.
- The issuing of a projectile from a rifled gun without acquiring the spiral motion.
- To remove or take away.
- To take off clothing.
- To perform a striptease.
- To take away something from (someone or something); to plunder; to divest.
- To remove (the thread or teeth) from a screw, nut, or gear.
- To fail in the thread; to lose the thread, as a bolt, screw, or nut.
- To remove color from hair, cloth, etc. to prepare it to receive new color.
- To remove all cards of a particular suit from another player. (See also, strip-squeeze.)
- To empty (tubing) by applying pressure to the outside of (the tubing) and moving that pressure along (the tubing).
- To milk a cow, especially by stroking and compressing the teats to draw out the last of the milk.
- To run a television series at the same time daily (or at least on Mondays to Fridays), so that it appears as a strip straight across the weekly schedule.
- To pare off the surface of (land) in strips.
- To pass; to get clear of; to outstrip.
- To remove the metal coating from (a plated article), as by acids or electrolytic action.
- To remove fibre, flock, or lint from; said of the teeth of a card when it becomes partly clogged.
- To pick the cured leaves from the stalks of (tobacco) and tie them into "hands".
- To remove the midrib from (tobacco leaves).
- A strap; more specifically a piece of leather or a substitute (notably canvas), or strip of wood covered with a suitable material, for honing a razor, in this sense also called razor strop.
- A bad mood or temper (see stroppy.)
- A piece of rope spliced into a circular wreath, and put round a block for hanging it.
- To strap.
- (recorded since 1842; now most used) To hone (a razor) with a strop.
- To mark a sequence of letters syntactically as having a special property, such as being a keyword, e.g. by enclosing in apostrophes as in
'foo' or writing in uppercase as in
- Any thick liquid that is added to or poured over food as a flavouring and has a high sugar content. Also any viscous liquid.
- A wig.
- lukewarmness, tepidness, moderate warmth.
- Someone who drinks a lot; a drunkard.
- A homeless person, a vagabond.
- A disreputable, promiscuous woman; a slut.
- Any ship which does not have a fixed schedule or published ports of call.
- A long walk, possibly of more than one day, in a scenic or wilderness area.
- of, especially a very small one.
- (in apposition): Of objects, stray and intrusive and unwanted
- To walk with heavy footsteps.
- To walk for a long time (usually through difficult terrain).
- To hitchhike.
- To tread upon forcibly and repeatedly; to trample.
- To travel or wander through.
- To cleanse, as clothes, by treading upon them in water.
- To tread heavily, especially to crush underfoot.
- To utterly defeat an opponent.
- A blowing apparatus in which air, drawn into the upper part of a vertical tube through side holes by a stream of water within, is carried down with the water into a box or chamber below which it is led to a furnace.
- Turpentine or turpentine substitute.
- Any alcoholic drink.
- A fool, a twit.
- A small or puny person; one regarded as insignificant, contemptible.
- A person who can be bullied playfully, or easily teased. Sometimes used as a pet-name (often for a younger sibling).
- To open something by ripping/tearing.
- To fasten with a bar.
- To remove the bar or bars of, as a gate; to unbar.
- a wooden pole used as scaffolding
- At a higher level, rank or position.
- Situated on higher ground, further inland, or more northerly.
- younger, more recent
- Of or pertaining to a secondary school.
- That which is higher, contrasted with the lower.
- The piece of leather, etc., that forms the top part of a shoe above the sole.
- A stimulant, such as amphetamine, that increases energy and decreases appetite.
- To seize power from another, usually by illegitimate means.
- To use and assume the coat of arms of another person.
- To make use of.
- To take the place rightfully belonging to someone or something else.
- Cloudy diffused matter such as mist, steam or fumes suspended in the air.
- The gaseous state of a substance that is normally a solid or liquid.
- To become vapor; to be emitted or circulated as vapor.
- To turn into vapor.
- To use insubstantial language; to boast or bluster.
- A fine sand from the banks of the Trent, used as a polishing powder.
- Someone who wipes.
- Something, such as a towel, that is used for wiping.
- Something, such as a windscreen wiper, that is designed for wiping.
- A movable electric contact in some devices.
- A junior role in the engine room of a ship, someone who wipes down machinery and generally keeps it clean.
- A wrench, twist, or sprain of the body.
- A twisted or distorted view or understanding.
- To sprain any part of the body.
- A city in Flanders, Belgium.
- The municipality containing this city.
- Broken away (from restraint).
- Without notice to prepare the mind for the event; sudden; hasty; unceremonious.
- Curt in manner; brusque; rude; uncivil; impolite.
- Having sudden transitions from one subject or state to another; unconnected; disjointed.
- Broken off.
- Extremely steep or craggy as if broken up; precipitous.
- Suddenly terminating, as if cut off; truncate.
- To tear off or asunder.
- To interrupt suddenly.
- Something which is abrupt; an abyss.
- To strike; to strike down.
- In the act of groping.
- a null mutation.
- a mutation that causes a complete loss of gene function.
- Covered with pimples.
- Weak; unhealthy; beginning to decay.
- A place where bees and their hives are kept.
- Having no polarity
- Having no dipole
- Orthogonal under the polar pairing between the symmetric algebra of a vector space and its dual.
- To become impaired; to grow worse.
- To come or be in sight; to be in view; to become visible.
- To come before the public.
- To stand in presence of some authority, tribunal, or superior person, to answer a charge, plead a cause, etc.; to present oneself as a party or advocate before a court, or as a person to be tried.
- To become visible to the apprehension of the mind; to be known as a subject of observation or comprehension, or as a thing proved; to be obvious or manifest.
- To seem; to have a certain semblance; to look.
- The supposed paranormal transference of an object from one place to another, or the appearance of an object from an unknown source, often associated with poltergeist activity and séances.
- The cavity beneath the junction of the arm and shoulder.
- Somewhere or something considered unpleasant or undesirable.
- A pre-metric French unit of length, having various official measures.
- A pre-metric French unit of area, having various official measures.
- To entrap; to ensnare.
- To drip about or all over; drip onto (something).
- A band of harvesters.
- A crowd.
- To cover with drops; to splash or spatter.
- Something that makes a beeping sound, especially a simple computer speaker.
- A pager (device).
- To catch in a trap; entrap; ensnare; circumvent; enclose.
- To furnish (a horse) with trappings; deck; adorn.
- To wrap up or otherwise conceal; clothe; envelop.
- A person who dances the bop.
- A drinking vessel filled to the brim.
- Anything large or successful.
- Parts at the front and back of a vehicle which are meant to absorb the impact of a collision; fender
- Any mechanical device used to absorb an impact, soften a collision, or protect against impact
- Someone or something that bumps.
- A bouncer.
- A side wall of a pool table.
- A short ditty or jingle used to separate a show from the advertisements.
- A covered house at a theatre, etc., in honour of some favourite performer.
- A woman's posterior, particularly one that is considered full and desirable.
- An extra musician (not notated in the score) who assists the principal French horn by playing less-exposed passages, so that the principal can save their 'lip' for difficult solos. Also applied to other sections of the orchestra.
- Large; filled to the bumpers at the top of a silo.
- A very strong, coarse cloth, made from jute, flax or hemp, and used to make sacks etc.
- Of, pertaining to, or derived from capric acid
- Of or pertaining to the subfamily Caprinae of ruminants, of which the goat (genus Capra) is the type.
- Any member of the subfamily Caprinae.
- The triglyceride of capric acid; a constituent of butterfat
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