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- to yelp, or utter a sharp cry, as in intense pain, or another raucous noise
- to talk loudly and coarsely
- clamor, utter loud complaints
- a yelp or bark
- loud or coarse talk
- Pertaining to, or afflicted with, the disease yaws.
- Known as the "Tetragrammaton", the four Hebrew letters which are transliterated into the Latin alphabet as YHWH (or IHVH, JHVH, or YHVH). Usually vowels are added to produce the spelling Jehovah or Yahweh.
- A ewe; a female sheep.
- A prolonged, loud cry, like the sound of an animal; a wail; a howl.
- Utter a yowl.
- Express by yowling; utter with a yowl.
- Blossoming, blooming, in blossom.
- Blowing or being blown; windy.
- A tax, or impost, levied by a chief on a landowner.
- Down, downward; to or in a lower place.
- glowing; radiant
- To grant, give, admit, accord, afford, or yield; to let one have.
- To acknowledge; to accept as true; to concede; to accede to an opinion.
- To grant (something) as a deduction or an addition; especially to abate or deduct.
- To grant license to; to permit; to consent to.
- To not bar or obstruct.
- To acknowledge or concede.
- To take into account by making an allowance.
- To render physically possible.
- To praise; to approve of; hence, to sanction.
- To sanction; to invest; to entrust.
- To like; to be suited or pleased with.
- name; always rather rare in English.
- name, a rare variant of Alwin.
- Brimming with liquid.
- Swimming or immersed (in something).
- To survey, observe; to view.
- Sushi made from abalone.
- To wait for.
- To expect.
- To be in store for; to be ready or in waiting for.
- To serve or attend; to wait on, wait upon.
- To watch, observe.
- To wait; to stay in waiting.
- A waiting for; ambush.
- Watching, watchfulness, suspicious observation.
- Not asleep; conscious.
- Alert, aware.
- To become conscious after having slept.
- To cause (somebody) to stop sleeping.
- to excite or to stir up something latent.
- To rouse from a state of inaction or dormancy.
- To come out of a state of inaction or dormancy.
- A judgment, sentence, or final decision. Specifically: The decision of arbitrators in a case submitted.
- The paper containing the decision of arbitrators; that which is warded.
- A trophy or medal; something that denotes an accomplishment, especially in a competition. A prize or honor based on merit.
- Care, keeping.
- A negotiated minimum wage that is set for a particular trade or industry; an industrial award.
- To give by sentence or judicial determination; to assign or apportion, after careful regard to the nature of the case; to adjudge
- To determine; to make or grant an award.
- to give an award (prize) for merit
- Washed by the waves or tide; said of a rock or strip of shore, or of an anchor, etc., when flush with the surface of the water, so that the waves break over it.
- Covered, overspread.
- Oppressing with fear or horror; appalling, terrible.
- Inspiring awe; filling with profound reverence or respect; profoundly impressive.
- Struck or filled with awe.
- Worshipful; reverential; law-abiding.
- Exceedingly great; usually applied intensively.
- Very bad.
- Very, extremely.
- On the wing; flying; fluttering.
- In an unlucky or perverse manner.
- Furnished with an awn, or long bristle-shaped tip; bearded.
- A device for cutting the awns from grain.
- At work; in action.
- Soiled, dirty.
- Obscene; filthy; unchaste.
- Sexual in nature and usually meant to be humorous but considered rude.
- To make wet with or as if with dew.
- To carve; adorn; embellish.
- To wet or moisten profusely.
- To furnish or cover with a wig; put a wig on.
- To bequeath.
- To endue or impart wit (to); instruct.
- A double slip of leather by which bells are fastened to a hawk's legs.
- distended, swollen or inflated
- panting and out of breath
- Formed by blowing
- Under the influence of drugs, especially marijuana.
- stale; worthless
- Covered with the eggs and larvae of flies; flyblown.
- Given a hot rod blower
- Windy or breezy.
- (of fabric, hair, etc.) Billowy, blowing or waving in the wind.
- (of soil) Susceptible to drifting.
- Having a bow e.g. a bowed instrument is played with a bow
- A part or division of the intestines, usually the large intestine.
- The entrails or intestines; the internal organs of the stomach.
- The (deep) interior something.
- The seat of pity or the gentler emotions; pity or mercy.
- To disembowel.
- To bulge or swell out.
- To cause to leak.
- A precision sport where the goal is to roll biased balls (weighted on one side, and called bowls) closer to a smaller white ball (the jack or kitty) than one's opponent is able to do.
- A ball used in the game of bowls
- To drink excessively and socially; to carouse.
- A carouse; a drinking bout; a booze.
- To haul or hoist (something) with a tackle.
- A fight, usually with a large number of people involved.
- To engage in a brawl; to fight or quarrel.
- To complain loudly; to scold.
- To make a loud confused noise, as the water of a rapid stream running over stones.
- Big boss, important person.
- An endangered burrowing, nocturnal bird, Pterodroma cahow, from Bermuda; the
- Resembling or relating to cawk.
- A type of residential tenement building found in India, typically for poor working-class people.
- singular of, i.e. nonstandard version of chews.
- having a pliable or springy texture when chewed
- An intersection where tracks or roads cross (often used in place names).
- A marketplace or open area in a city or village.
- A courtyard.
- Frightened into submission.
- To crouch or cringe, or to avoid or shy away from something, in fear.
- To cherish with care.
- A town on the north coast of the Isle of Wight, England.
- To creep; to move slowly on hands and knees, or by dragging the body along the ground.
- To move forward slowly, with frequent stops.
- To act in a servile manner.
- See crawl with.
- To feel a swarming sensation.
- To swim using the crawl stroke.
- To move over an area on hands and knees.
- To visit while becoming inebriated.
- To visit files or web sites in order to index them for searching.
- The act of moving slowly on hands and knees etc, or with frequent stops
- A rapid swimming stroke with alternate overarm strokes and a fluttering kick
- A very slow pace.
- A piece of horizontally scrolling text overlaid on the main image.
- A pen or enclosure of stakes and hurdles for holding fish.
- To press forward; to advance by pushing.
- To press together or collect in numbers; to swarm; to throng.
- To press or drive together, especially into a small space; to cram.
- To fill by pressing or thronging together
- To push, to press, to shove.
- To approach another ship too closely when it has right of way.
- To carry excessive sail in the hope of moving faster.
- To press by solicitation; to urge; to dun; hence, to treat discourteously or unreasonably.
- A group of people congregated or collected into a close body without order.
- Several things collected or closely pressed together; also, some things adjacent to each other.
- The so-called lower orders of people; the populace, vulgar.
- A group of people united or at least characterised by a common interest.
- A fiddle.
- To play on a crowd; to fiddle.
- An archaic stringed instrument associated particularly with Wales, though once played widely in Europe, and characterized by a vaulted back and enough space for the player to stop each of the six strings on the fingerboard.
- To give up; to devote.
- To disavow; to disclaim.
- A holder of any of various offices in various (usually Islamic) countries, usually some sort of councillor.
- To remove wax from a material or from a surface.
- name derived from the surname, popular in the U.S. in the 1890s.
- Plain and unfashionable in style or dress.
- Lacking stylishness or neatness; shabby.
- A plain or shabby woman.
- A pin, or block, of wood or metal, fitting into holes in the abutting portions of two pieces, and being partly in one piece and partly in the other, to keep them in their proper relative position.
- A wooden rod, as one to make short pins from.
- A piece of wood or similar material fitted into a surface not suitable for fastening so that other pieces may fastened to it.
- To fasten together with dowels.
- To furnish with dowels.
- Having down, covered with a soft fuzzy coating as of small feathers or hair.
- A blanket filled with down; a duvet.
- Payment, such as property or money, paid by the bride's family to the groom or his family at the time of marriage.Gary Ferraro & Susan Andreatta, Cultural Anthropology, 8th edn. (Belmont, Cal: Wadsworth, 2010), 223.
- Payment by the groom or his family to the bride's family: bride price.
- A natural gift or talent.
- To bestow a dowry upon.
- A blow on the face.
- To plunge, or duck into water; to immerse; to douse.
- To beat or thrash.
- To use the dipping or divining rod, as in search of water, ore, etc.
- To drag on slowly and heavily; while or dawdle away time indolently.
- To utter or pronounce in a dull, spiritless tone, as if by dragging out the utterance.
- To move slowly and heavily; move in a dull, slow, lazy mannner.
- To speak with a slow, spiritless utterance, from affectation, laziness, or lack of interest.
- a way of speaking slowly while lengthening vowel sounds and running words together. Characteristic of some southern US accents, as well as Scots.
- Appearing agitated and unwell
- a sleeping-potion, especially one made from belladonna
- belladonna itself, deadly nightshade; or some other soporific plant
- error, delusion
- a sable or black color.
- To mutter deliriously
- A horizontal timber (or steel) section used in the construction of a building.
- A large metal crowbar.
- Any member of a race of beings from (especially Scandinavian and other Germanic) folklore, usually depicted as having some sort of supernatural powers and being skilled in crafting and metalworking, often depicted as short, and sometimes depicted as clashing with elves.
- A person of short stature, often one whose limbs are disproportionately small in relation to the body as compared with normal adults, usually as the result of a genetic condition.
- An animal, plant or other thing much smaller than the usual of its sort.
- A star of relatively small size.
- To render (much) smaller, turn into a dwarf (version).
- To make appear (much) smaller, puny, tiny.
- To make appear insignificant.
- To become (much) smaller.
- To hinder from growing to the natural size; to make or keep small; to stunt.
- A period of time in which a system or component remains in a given state.
- A brief pause in the motion of part of a mechanism to allow an operation to be completed.
- A planned delay in a timed control program.
- In a petrol engine, the period of time the ignition points are closed to let current flow through the ignition coil in between each spark. This is measured as an angle in degrees around the camshaft in the distributor which controls the points, for example in a 4-cylinder engine it might be 55° (spark at 90° intervals, points closed for 55° between each).
- To live; to reside.
- To linger (on) a particular thought, idea etc.; to remain fixated (on).
- To be in a given state.
- To abide; to remain; to continue.
- To wither, decline, pine away.
- Edwin of Northumbria.
- The joint between the upper arm and the forearm.
- Any turn or bend like that of the elbow, in a wall, building, coastline, etc.; an angular or jointed part of any structure, such as the raised arm of a chair or sofa, or a short pipe fitting, turning at an angle or bent.
- A detective.
- Part of a basketball court located at the intersection of the free-throw line and the free-throw lane.Newell, Pete; Nater, Swen (2008). Pete Newell's Playing Big. Human Kinetics. p.26: ISBN 9780736068093. Retrieved April 11, 2013.
- To push with the elbow; to jostle or force.
- To bend like a bow; to curve.
- To provide with a dower
- To provide with money or other benefits, as a permanent fund for support
- To enrich or furnish with something as a gift, quality or faculty
- To be furnished with something naturally.
- name, a rare variant of Irwin.
- name from the Norman French for Edward
- derived from the given name
- An office or place of household service where the ewers were kept.
- Somewhat fawn in colour.
- The comparative of a smaller number.
- Full of flaws or cracks; broken; defective.
- Subject to sudden flaws or gusts of wind.
- The pendulous flaps of skin hanging from the side of the lips of certain dogs, especially hounds.
- form of (type of worm)
- a small town and port on the south coast of Cornwall, England.
- a river in Cornwall which flows from Bodmin Moor to the English Channel at the town of Fowey.
- A facial expression in which the eyebrows are brought together, and the forehead is wrinkled, usually indicating displeasure, sadness or worry, or less often confusion or concentration.
- A facial expression in which the corners of the mouth are pointed down.
- To have a frown on one's face.
- To manifest displeasure or disapprobation; to look with disfavour or threateningly.
- To repress or repel by expressing displeasure or disapproval; to rebuke with a look.
- To communicate by frowning.
- awkward, ungainly; lacking grace or dexterity in movement
- A peninsula in southern Wales.
- The deep, threatening sound made in the throat by an animal; an aggressive grumbling.
- The sound made by a hungry stomach.
- To utter a deep guttural sound, as an angry animal; to give forth an angry, grumbling sound.
- To express (something) by growling.
- To send a user a message via the Growl software library.
- Covered by growth; overgrown.
- (of a person) Adult.
- Resembling or characteristic of a hawk.
- The part of the bow containing the hawseholes.
- A hawsehole or hawsepipe.
- The horizontal distance or area between an anchored vessel's bows and the actual position of her anchor(s).
- A position relative to the course and position of a vessel, somewhat forward of the stem.
- Said of a vessel lying to two anchors, streamed from either bow.
- A wife, a midwife.
- To informally greet, especially by saying "howdy"
- A tool used by coopers for smoothing and chamfering their work, especially the inside of casks.
- To smooth; to plane.
- Inward knowledge or understanding.
- Conscience; inward sense of morality.
- Of, from, or pertaining to Iowa
- A native or resident of the state of Iowa in the United States of America.
- name transferred back from the surname.
- An infantryman; a soldier.
- Having jaws.
- Having a specified type of jaw.
- The Jewish population of the world collectively; the Jewish population of a locale.
- The land of the Jews; Judea.
- Having conspicuous jowls.
- A member of an indigenous people of North America, currently in Oklahoma.
- A language of the Kiowa-Tanoan language family.
- A town in Colorado, USA
- A city and a county in Kansas.
- A town in Oklahoma.
- A small hill. Alternate form of knoll, common in Scotland and Ulster; also known in England.
- Identified as a specific type; renowned, famous.
- Researched, accepted, familiar.
- A variable or constant whose value is already determined.
- Any fact or situation which is known or familiar.
- All persons, singular and plural, present form of know.
- Made of lawn or fine linen.
- Having or resembling a grass lawn.
- Not high; not elevated in place; low.
- Low in rank or social importance.
- Not lofty or sublime; humble.
- Having a low esteem of one's own worth; humble; meek; free from pride.
- In a low manner; humbly; meekly; modestly.
- In a low condition; meanly.
- Any of various parrots of the genera Ara, Anodorhynchus, Cyanopsitta, Orthopsittaca, Primolius and Diopsittaca of Central and South America, including the largest parrots and characterized by long sabre-shaped tails, curved powerful bills, and usually brilliant plumage.
- Having a maw (of a specified kind).
- A slattern; a mawk.
- maggoty, full of maggots.
- A lake on the border between Zambia and Congo.
- A river in Poland and Belarus.
- A kind of small turnip, a variety of
- A Muslim official in South Asia acting as a provincial deputy ruler under the Mughal empire; a local governor.
- The historical inhabitants of the Kathmandu Valley and its surrounding areas in Nepal, and creators of its historic heritage and civilization.
- The name of several places in northern England and elsewhere (meaning new settlement).
- for someone from one of these places.
- A central pillar around which a staircase spirals.
- A sturdy pillar at the top or bottom of a flight of stairs, supporting the handrail.
- A novelty; a new thing.
- Something newly released, such as a song or film.
- Containing lots of news; informative.
- Chatty, gossipy.
- A distributor of news; a newsagent.
- A currency of Zambia, one hundredth of a kwacha.
- In no way; not at all; by no available means.
- Knotted; tied in a knot.
- name from Welsh legend, specifically The Mabinogion.
- a village and town in New York, USA; the village is the county seat of Tioga County.
- Still to be paid; owed as a debt.
- The alder tree.
- A smuggler of sheep or wool (see owling).
- A young owl; owling.
- One of a species of small owls, as
- Athene noctua
- One who owns something.
- The captain of a ship.
- A tree, Carica papaya, of tropical America, belonging to the order Brassicales, and producing dull orange-colored, melon-shaped fruit.
- A grandfather, especially one's paternal grandfather.
- A father.
- Having (a specified kind or number of) paws.
- Shrewd, sly; often also characterised by a sarcastic sense of humour.
- a species of freshwater whitefish endemic to Loch Lomond in Scotland.
- A principal area and preserved county of Wales, admin HQ Llandrindod Wells.
- 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.
- 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.
- To express disgust or contempt.
- To make (something) new again; to restore to freshness or original condition.
- To replace (something which has broken etc.); to replenish (something which has been exhausted), to keep up a required supply of.
- To make new spiritually; to regenerate.
- To become new, or as new; to revive.
- To begin again; to recommence.
- To repeat.
- To extend a period of loan, especially a library book that is due to be returned.
- To furnish with new pews.
- To saw again or anew.
- To sow again, to plant seed where it has already been planted.
- To wet again.
- A gunlock.
- To win again or anew.
- loud and disorderly; riotous; boisterous
- A boisterous person; a brawler.
- Formed into a row, or rows; having a specified number of rows.
- The small spiked wheel on the end of a spur.
- A little flat ring or wheel on a horse's bit.
- A roll of hair, silk, etc., passed through the flesh of a horse in the manner of a seton in human surgery.
- To use a rowel on something, especially to drain fluid.
- To incite, to goad.
- One who rows.
- A rowing machine.
- One who saws; a sawyer.
- The wrinkling of the brows or face in frowning; the expression of displeasure, sullenness, or discontent in the countenance; an angry frown.
- Hence, gloom; dark or threatening aspect.
- To wrinkle the brows, as in frowning or displeasure; to put on a frowning look; to look sour, sullen, severe, or angry.
- To look gloomy, dark, or threatening; to lower.
- To look at or repel with a scowl or a frown.
- To express by a scowl.
- A sod of grass-grown turf from the surface of a bog or from a field.
- A turf covering the roof of a cottage beneath the thatch.
- A device that has a helical function.
- A simple machine, a helical inclined plane.
- A (usually) metal fastener consisting of a shank partially or completely threaded shank, sometimes with a threaded point, and a head used to both hold the top material and to drive the screw either directly into a soft material or into a prepared hole.
- A ship's propeller.
- An Archimedes screw.
- A steam vessel propelled by a screw instead of wheels.
- A prison guard.
- An extortioner; a sharp bargainer; a skinflint.
- An instructor who examines with great or unnecessary severity; also, a searching or strict examination of a student by an instructor.
- Sexual intercourse; the act of screwing.
- A casual sexual partner.
- Salary, wages.
- A small packet of tobacco.
- An old, worn-out, unsound and worthless horse.
- A straight line in space with which a definite linear magnitude termed the pitch is associated. It is used to express the displacement of a rigid body, which may always be made to consist of a rotation about an axis combined with a translation parallel to that axis.
- An amphipod crustacean.
- A prison guard.
- To connect or assemble pieces using a screw.
- To have sexual intercourse with.
- To cheat someone or ruin their chances in a game or other situation. Sometimes used in the form "screw over".
- To apply pressure on; to put the screws on.
- To practice extortion upon; to oppress by unreasonable or extortionate exactions.
- To contort.
- To miskick (a ball) by hitting it with the wrong part of the foot.
- To screw back.
- To examine (a student) rigidly; to subject to a severe examination.
- A scroll.
- A clipping from skins; a currier's cuttings.
- Any of several species of Asian ungulates of the genus Capricornis.
- A scarecrow, generally made of feathers tied to a string, hung up to prevent deer from breaking into a place.
- A pipe or system of pipes used to remove human waste and to provide drainage.
- To provide (a place) with a system of sewers.
- A servant attending at a meal who is responsible for seating arrangements, serving dishes, etc.
- One who sews.
- A small tortricid moth, the larva of which sews together the edges of a leaf using silk.
- A square or rectangular piece of cloth worn as a covering for the head, neck, and shoulders.
- To wrap in a shawl.
- A mediaeval double-reed wind instrument with a conical wooden body.
- name, popular in the US in the 1970s.
- name, transferred from the male name.
- stalks or leaves of root vegetables.
- calling attention; flashy; standing out to the eye
- Any of numerous small, mouselike, chiefly nocturnal, mammals of the family Soricidae (order Soricomorpha).
- Certain other small mammals that resemble true shrews (order Soricomorpha).
- An ill-tempered, nagging woman: a scold.
- To beshrew; to curse.
- A cord or tendon of the body.
- A nerve.
- Muscle; nerve; nervous energy; vigor; vigorous strength; muscular power.
- A string or chord, as of a musical instrument.
- That which gives strength or in which strength consists; a supporting member or factor; mainstay; source of strength (often plural).
- To knit together, or make strong with, or as if with, sinews.
- The hooded merganser.
- Marked by or covered with snow
- Snow-white in color
- A soldier on horseback, especially one during the British Raj.
- Scattered or ejected spittle
- To scatter spittle from the mouth; to spit
- Moist; marshy; emitting water.
- A woman, wife; especially a Native American woman.
- A civil parish and former village in Buckinghamshire, England
- A small village in Shropshire, England, also spelt
- A census-designated place in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA.
- A town in Lamoille County, Vermont, USA.
- An unincorporated community in Logan County, West Virginia, USA.
- form of (small basin for holy water)
- form of (drinking vessel)
- To distribute objects or pieces of something over an area, especially in a random manner.
- To cover, or lie upon, by having been scattered.
- To spread abroad; to disseminate.
- Lithe; nimble.
- A deception; a trick.
- A tool, used by blacksmiths and other metalworkers, for cold shaping of a metal item.
- To bend or shape through use of a swage.
- A Hindu religious teacher.
- A piece of wet, spongy land; low ground saturated with water; soft, wet ground which may have a growth of certain kinds of trees, but is unfit for agricultural or pastoral purposes.
- A type of wetland that stretches for vast distances, and is home to many creatures who have adapted specifically to that environment.
- To drench or fill with water.
- To overwhelm; to make too busy, or overrun the capacity of.
- To plunge into difficulties and perils; to overwhelm; to ruin; to wreck.
- A swamp.
- To steer one's vehicle from side to side while driving.
- past of. Now largely replaced by swung.
- Fashionably elegant.
- A fashionably elegant person.
- Ostentation; bravado.
- To swagger, to show off.
- A bar or pole used as a lever, swivel handle e.g. on the end of a shaft.
- A steering oar use by Tyne keelmen.
- A kind of mechanical scoop for water.
- The waste chips or shavings from an abrasive activity, such as metalworking, a saw cutting wood, or the use of a grindstone or whetstone.
- A particular waste chip or shaving.
- To grind down.
- To grow languid; to faint.
- A swoon or faint.
- A large number of insects, especially when in motion or (for bees) migrating to a new colony.
- A mass of people, animals or things in motion or turmoil.
- A group of nodes sharing the same torrent in a BitTorrent network.
- To move as a swarm.
- To teem, or be overrun with insects, people, etc.
- To fill a place as a swarm.
- To overwhelm as by an opposing army.
- To climb by gripping with arms and legs alternately.
- To breed multitudes.
- The water that washes up on shore after an incoming wave has broken
- a long, protruding ornamental line or pen stroke found in some typefaces and styles of calligraphy.
- A narrow sound or channel of water lying within a sand bank, or between a sand bank and the shore, or a bar over which the sea washes.
- Liquid filth; wash; hog mash.
- A blustering noise.
- swaggering behaviour.
- A swaggering fellow; a swasher.
- An oval figure, whose mouldings are oblique to the axis of the work.
- To swagger; to bluster and brag.
- To dash or flow noisily; to splash.
- To fall violently or noisily.
- Soft, like overripe fruit; swashy; squashy.
- To burn slowly.
- To melt and run down, as the tallow of a candle; waste away without feeding the flame.
- To singe; scorch; dress (as a hog) with burning or singeing.
- To consume with fire; burn.
- To make disappear; cause to waste away; diminish; reduce.
- To take an oath.
- To use offensive language.
- A swear word.
- Top-heavy; too high.
- Dull; heavy; lazy; slow; reluctant; unwilling.
- A lazy time; a short rest during working hours (especially field labour); a siesta.
- To be lazy; rest for a short while during working hours.
- Fluid that exits the body through pores in the skin usually due to physical stress and/or high temperature for the purpose of regulating body temperature and removing certain compounds from the circulation.
- A soldier (especially one who is old or experienced).
- The sweating sickness.
- Moisture issuing from any substance.
- A short run by a racehorse as a form of exercise.
- To emit sweat.
- To cause to excrete moisture from the skin; to cause to perspire.
- To work hard.
- To extract money, labour, etc. from, by exaction or oppression.
- To worry.
- To worry about (something).
- To emit, in the manner of sweat.
- To emit moisture.
- To solder (a pipe joint) together.
- To stress out.
- To cook slowly in shallow oil without browning.
- To remove a portion of (a coin), as by shaking it with others in a bag, so that the friction wears off a small quantity of the metal.
- To clean (a surface) by means of a stroking motion of a broom or brush.
- To move through a (horizontal) arc or similar long stroke.
- To search (a place) methodically.
- To travel quickly.
- To play a sweep shot.
- To brush the ice in front of a moving stone, causing it to travel farther and to curl less.
- To move something in a particular motion, as a broom.
- To win (a series) without drawing or losing any of the games in that series.
- To defeat (a team) in a series without drawing or losing any of the games in that series.
- To remove something abruptly and thoroughly.
- To brush against or over; to rub lightly along.
- To carry with a long, swinging, or dragging motion; hence, to carry in a stately or proud fashion.
- To strike with a long stroke.
- To draw or drag something over.
- To pass over, or traverse, with the eye or with an instrument of observation.
- A single action of sweeping.
- The person who steers a dragon boat.
- A person who stands at the stern of a surf boat, steering with a steering oar and commanding the crew.
- A chimney sweep.
- A methodical search, typically for bugs (electronic listening devices).
- A batsman's shot, played from a kneeling position with a swinging horizontal bat.
- A lottery, usually on the results of a sporting event, where players win if their randomly chosen team wins.
- A flow of water parallel to shore caused by wave action at an ocean beach or at a point or headland.
- A throw or takedown that primarily uses the legs to attack an opponent's legs.
- Violent and general destruction.
- A movable templet for making moulds, in loam moulding.
- In the game casino, the act of capturing all face-up cards from the table.
- The compass of any turning body or of any motion.
- Direction or departure of a curve, a road, an arch, etc. away from a rectilinear line.
- A large oar used in small vessels, partly to propel them and partly to steer them.
- The almond furnace.
- A long pole, or piece of timber, moved on a horizontal fulcrum fixed to a tall post and used to raise and lower a bucket in a well for drawing water.
- Any of the blades of a windmill.
- The sweepings of workshops where precious metals are worked, containing filings, etc.
- Any of several sea chubs in the kyphosid subfamily
- Dull; indolent; lazy.
- Reluctant; unwilling; disinclined.
- To become bigger, especially due to being engorged.
- To cause to become bigger.
- To grow gradually in force or loudness.
- To raise to arrogance; to puff up; to inflate.
- To be raised to arrogance.
- To be elated; to rise arrogantly.
- To be turgid, bombastic, or extravagant.
- To protuberate; to bulge out.
- The act of swelling.
- Increase of power in style, or of rhetorical force.
- A long series of ocean waves, generally produced by wind, and lasting after the wind has ceased.
- A gradual crescendo followed by diminuendo.
- A device for controlling the volume of a pipe organ.
- A division in a pipe organ, usually the largest enclosed division.
- A hillock or similar raised area of terrain.
- A person who is dressed in a fancy or elegant manner.
- A person of high social standing; an important person.
- To die.
- To succumb or be overcome with emotion, heat, etc.; to faint or swelter
- a mixture of solid and liquid food scraps fed to pigs etc; especially kitchen waste for this purpose
- any disgusting or distasteful liquid
- anything disgusting or worthless
- a large quantity of liquid drunk at one swallow
- Inexpensive beer
- A badly-thrown pass
- to eat or drink greedily or to excess
- to wash something by flooding with water
- to inebriate; to fill with drink.
- to feed pigs swill
- Any of various omnivorous, even-toed ungulates of the family Suidae.
- A contemptible person
- A police officer; a "pig".
- Something difficult or awkward; a pain.
- To steal or snatch.
- To scan or register by sliding something through a reader.
- To grab or bat quickly.
- To interact with a touch screen by drawing one's finger rapidly across it.
- A quick grab, bat, or other motion with the hand or paw; A sweep.
- A strong blow given with a sweeping motion, as with a bat or club.
- A rough guess; an estimate or swag.
- Poor, weak beer or other inferior alcoholic beverage; rotgut.
- The neck.
- A hollow between two hills or peaks, especially with a road running through it; a vale.
- To twist or whirl, as an eddy.
- To be arranged in a twist, spiral or whorl.
- to circulate
- A whirling eddy.
- A twist or coil of something.
- sophisticated; fashionable; smooth.
- Attractive, stylish
- A short rustling, hissing or whistling sound, often made by friction.
- A hissing, sweeping movement through the air, as of an animal's tail.
- A sound of liquid flowing inside a container.
- A twig or bundle of twigs, used for administering beatings; a switch
- A successful basketball shot that does not touch the rim or backboard.
- An effeminate male homosexual.
- To make a rustling sound while moving.
- To flourish with a swishing sound.
- To flog; to lash.
- To make a successful basketball shot that does not touch the rim or backboard.
- To mince or otherwise to behave in an effeminate manner.
- To copulate with (a woman).
- To cut a crop in a sweeping or rambling manner, hence to reap; cut for harvest.
- A swindle, disappointment.
- To swindle.
- To fly or glide downwards suddenly; to plunge (in the air) or nosedive.
- To move swiftly, as if with a sweeping movement, especially to attack something.
- To fall on at once and seize; to catch while on the wing.
- To seize; to catch up; to take with a sweep.
- To pass with pomp; to sweep.
- An instance, or the act of suddenly plunging downward.
- A sudden act.
- A quick passage from one note to the next.
- Given or declared under oath.
- Ardent, devout.
- One who taws; a dresser of whitleather.
- Docile or tractable to the extent of allowing itself to be handled without complaint.
- Of a light brown to brownish orange color.
- A light brown to brownish orange colour.
- A leather strap or thong which is split into (typically three) tails, used for corporal punishment in schools, applied to the palm of the hands or buttocks.
- To beat with a tawse.
- fatigued; worn from labour or hardship
- A vent or chimney or pipe, especially one leading into a furnace or bellows.
- The anus or butt.
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- Becoming liquid; thawing; inclined to or tending to thaw.
- Conducive to thawing.
- Attractive physical attributes or features; good bodily proportions; muscles; vigour.
- Qualities, character; behaviour.
- Muscular; brawny.
- To twist or turn.
- To hurl; to cause an object to move rapidly through the air.
- To eject or cause to fall off.
- To move to another position or condition; to displace.
- To make (a pot) by shaping clay as it turns on a wheel.
- Of a bowler, to deliver (the ball) illegally by straightening the bowling arm during delivery.
- To send (an error) to an exception-handling mechanism in order to interrupt normal processing.
- To intentionally lose a game.
- To confuse or mislead.
- To send desperately.
- To imprison.
- To organize an event, especially a party.
- To roll (a die or dice).
- To cause a certain number on the die or dice to be shown after rolling it.
- To discard.
- To lift the opponent off the ground and bring him back down, especially into a position behind the thrower.
- To subject someone to verbally.
- To change in order to give the illusion that the voice is that of someone else.
- To show sudden emotion, especially anger.
- To project or send forth.
- To put on hastily; to spread carelessly.
- To twist two or more filaments of (silk, etc.) so as to form one thread; to twist together, as singles, in a direction contrary to the twist of the singles themselves; sometimes applied to the whole class of operations by which silk is prepared for the weaver.
- To select (a pitcher); to assign a pitcher to a given role (such as starter or reliever).
- The flight of a thrown object
- The act of throwing something.
- One's ability to throw
- A distance travelled; displacement; as, the throw of the piston.
- A piece of fabric used to cover a bed, sofa or other soft furnishing.
- A single instance, occurrence, venture, or chance.
- Pain, especially pain associated with childbirth; throe.
- The act of giving birth in animals, especially in cows.
- To give birth to.
- A moment, time, occasion.
- A period of time; a while.
- A cloth used for wiping, especially one used for drying anything wet, as a person after a bath.
- To hit with a towel.
- To dry by using a towel.
- To beat with a stick.
- , a television reality show based in Essex, England.
- Characteristic of a town.
- A net or dragnet used for trawling.
- A long fishing line having many short lines bearing hooks attached to it; a setline.
- To take fish, or other marine animals, with a trawl.
- To fish from a slow moving boat.
- To make an exhaustive search for something within a defined area.
- The sound of a vibrating string, for example, of a bow or a musical instrument.
- A technical term for a particular sharp vibrating sound characteristic of electric guitars.
- A trace of a regional or foreign accent in someone's voice.
- The sound quality that appears in the human voice when the epilaryngeal tube is narrowed.
- A sharp, disagreeable taste or flavor.
- To produce a sharp vibrating sound, like a tense string pulled and suddenly let go.
- To play a stringed musical instrument by plucking and snapping.
- To cause to make a sharp twanging sound.
- Trouble; distress; perplexity.
- Doubt; perplexity.
- To tweak.
- A sharp pinch or jerk; a twist or twitch.
- A slight adjustment or modification.
- Trouble; distress; tweag.
- A prostitute.
- An additional input to a block cipher, used in conjunction with the key to select the permutation computed by the cipher.
- To pinch and pull with a sudden jerk and twist; to twitch.
- To adjust slightly; to fine-tune.
- To twit or tease.
- To abuse methamphetamines, especially crystal meth.
- To exhibit symptoms of methamphetamine abuse, such as extreme nervousness, compulsiveness, erratic motion, excitability; possibly a blend of twitch and freak.
- To exhibit extreme nervousness, evasiveness when confronted by law enforcement or other authority (e.g., customs agents, border patrol, teacher, etc.), mimicking methamphetamine abuse symptoms.
- The sound of a bird; any short high-pitched sound or whistle.
- An entry posted on the microblogging service Twitter.
- To make a short high-pitched sound, like that of certain birds.
- To post an update to Twitter.
- 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).
- Two times.
- Doubled in quantity, intensity, or degree.
- A quilt.
- To cross-stitch in quincunx fashion so as to connect two thicknesses together.
- To twinkle; sparkle
- To wink
- A twinkle; a glint.
- The chaffinch.
- A young, attractive, slim male, usually having little body hair.
- A weak or effeminate man, whether gay or not.
- A player in a multi-user dungeon who engages in obnoxious or abusive behaviour.
- A generic term for correction fluid or correction tape.
- Tending to twine; twisting around.
- fretful; uneasy
- To glance shyly or slyly; look askance; make eyes; leer; peer; pry.
- To twinkle; sparkle; wink.
- A sly glance; a leer.
- A twisted filament; a thread.
- To twist; twirl.
- A pipe through which the blast is delivered to the interior of a blast furnace, or to the fire of a forge; a tuyere.
- A movement where one spins round elegantly; a pirouette.
- To perform a twirl.
- To rotate rapidly.
- A town and a river in Washington.
- A small passerine bird, (syn. that breeds in northern Europe and across central Asia.
- a crime, an illegal action
- Absence of law; lawlessness
- To deprive of the authority or character of law.
- To put beyond the protection of the law; to outlaw.
- to fine
- To release from confinement or restraint.
- To undo something sewn or enclosed by sewing; to rip apart; to take out the stitches of.
- Not married.
- One who is not married; a bachelor or a spinster.
- Lack of wit or understanding; ignorance.
- To deprive of wit.
- Having strong views or opinions.
- Superficially attractive; showy.
- moldiness, mould
- To become musty or mouldy.
- Undertaken in accordance with a vow; solemnly promised.
- A sound produced by the vocal cords with relatively little restriction of the oral cavity, forming the prominent sound of a syllable.
- A letter representing the sound of vowel; in English, the vowels are a, e, i, o and u, and sometimes y.
- A soft, earthy, dark-coloured rock or clay derived from the alteration of basalt.
- Amusingly eccentric or irrational.
- An amusingly eccentric or irrational person.
- Tending to waft; gaseous, insubstantial.
- one's total income for a time period
- having a tendency to wag
- The part of the body between the pelvis and the stomach.
- A part of a piece of clothing that covers the waist.
- The narrow connection between the thorax and abdomen in certain insects (e.g., bees, ants and wasps).
- The middle portion of the hull of a ship or the fuselage of an aircraft.
- That part of the upper deck of a ship between the quarterdeck and the forecastle.
- To outlaw (someone).
- To abandon, give up (someone or something).
- To relinquish (a right etc.); to give up claim to; to forego.
- To put aside, avoid.
- To move from side to side; to sway.
- To stray, wander.
- A woman put out of the protection of the law; an outlawed woman.
- A waif; a castaway.
- To wake or rouse from sleep.
- To awaken; to cease to sleep; to be awakened; to stir.
- Watchful; vigilant; alert.
- One who wakes somebody or something.
- A community holiday, particularly in northern England.
- A breed of light saddle horse from Australia, once favoured as a warhorse.
- A plank of wood, block of concrete, etc., used for support or to maintain required separation between components in order to help maintain the form of a construction under stress.
- Variant of Welsh and Welch.
- Liable to roll over.
- A ballroom dance in 3/4 time.
- A piece of music for this dance (or in triple time).
- A simple task.
- To dance the waltz (with).
- To accomplish a task with little effort.
- To move briskly and unhesitatingly.
- To move with fanfare.
- A warm knitted jacket from the southwest of the USA.
- A ceremonial tunic among the Lakota people.
- Long and flexible, like a wand.
- Having wanes, i.e. rounded corners caused by lack of wood, often showing bark.
- A sharp or uneven edge on a board that is cut from a log not perfectly squared, or that is made in the process of squaring.
- Like a wanker; foolish or objectionable.
- In a wan or pale manner.
- A girth or belly-band for a horse's harness.
- A surcingle, or strap of leather, used for binding a load upon the back of an animal.
- A leather tie; a short wagon rope.
- A stretch of fishing-lines shot in the water.
- Possessing or indicating lack; deficient.
- Goods or services that are for sale.
- Having warts.
- Similar to a wart.
- Watery; damp; soft.
- Lacking substance or strength; weak; thin; dilute; feeble.
- Not firm or hardy; liable to sweat profusely with labour.
- A an act of
- Intercession or mediation by people on behalf of others to whom they are connected by friendship or blood
- The root of the spruce, and sometimes also of the pine, split lengthwise into strips and used in the construction of baskets and canoes.
- A portable or wearable timepiece.
- The act of guarding and observing someone or something.
- A particular time period when guarding is kept.
- A person or group of people who guard.
- The post or office of a watchman; also, the place where a watchman is posted, or where a guard is kept.
- A group of sailors and officers aboard a ship or shore station with a common period of duty: starboard watch, port watch.
- A period of time on duty, usually four hours in length; the officers and crew who tend the working of a vessel during the same watch. (FM 55–501).
- The act of seeing, or viewing, for a period of time.
- To look at, see, or view for a period of time.
- To observe over a period of time; to notice or pay attention.
- To mind, attend, or guard.
- To be wary or cautious of.
- To attend to dangers to or regarding.
- To remain awake with a sick or dying person; to maintain a vigil.
- To be vigilant or on one's guard.
- To act as a lookout.
- To serve the purpose of a watchman by floating properly in its place.
- To be awake.
- A town in North Carolina.
- To sway back and forth; to totter or reel.
- To flicker, glimmer, quiver, as a weak light.
- To fluctuate or vary, as commodity prices or a poorly sustained musical pitch.
- To shake or tremble, as the hands or voice.
- To falter; become unsteady; begin to fail or give way.
- To be indecisive between choices; to feel or show doubt or indecision; to vacillate.
- An act of wavering, vacillating, etc.
- Someone who waves, enjoys waving, etc.
- Someone who specializes in waving (hair treatment).
- A tool that accomplishes hair waving.
- A sapling left standing in a fallen wood.
- The snow goose (Chen caerulescens)
- Of an object, coated or treated with wax in order to make it shiny or waterproof, or to protect it.
- plural simple present form of
- Made of wax; covered with wax.
- Of or pertaining to wax.
- Having the pale smooth characteristics of wax, waxlike, waxy.
- Easily effaced, as if written in wax.
- A device used to apply wax.
- A person who applies wax.
- Something that waxes (grows larger as opposed to waning).
- name transferred from the surname.
- a city in Nebraska, USA
- a town in West Virginia, USA
- Moist; damp; clammy.
- Juicy; mellow.
- Pliant; soft.
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