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- A gull, seagull.
- A prison, or other place of confinement.
- A hiding place; a secret store or den.
- A breeding-cage for birds.
- A cage for hawks, especially while moulting.
- A building or set of buildings where moulting birds are kept.
- To shut away, confine, lock up.
- To moult.
- To cause to moult.
- To shed antlers.
- The crying sound of a cat; a meow.
- The crying sound of a gull.
- An exclamation of disapproval; a
- To meow.
- To be under an obligation to give something back to someone or to perform some action for someone.
- To have debt, to be in debt.
- To use a needle to pass thread repeatedly through (pieces of fabric) in order to join them together.
- To use a needle to pass thread repeatedly through pieces of fabric in order to join them together.
- To enclose by sewing.
- To drain the water from.
- Of a to be
- A spot; stain; mark; scar; weal; bruise.
- A (moral) blemish; fault; blemish; taint.
- Neglect; damage.
- To injure or disfigure; blemish; mark; scar.
- To defile; pollute; corrupt; vitiate.
- To violate (one's word).
- grief; sorrow; misery; heavy calamity.
- A curse; a malediction.
- woeful; sorrowful
- A species of coniferous tree, Taxus baccata, with dark-green flat needle-like leaves and seeds bearing red arils, native to western, central and southern Europe, northwest Africa, northern Iran and southwest Asia.
- Any tree or shrub of the genus Taxus.
- Other conifers resembling plants in genus Taxus
- in family Podocarpaceae
- in family Cephalotaxaceae
- The wood of the such trees.
- A bow for archery, made of yew wood.
- Made from the wood of the yew tree.
- Filled with awe.
- Having or showing awe.
- A roughly spherical mass or body.
- A ball of thread or yarn.
- Yarn or thread as used to guide one's way through a maze or labyrinth; a guide, a clue.
- The lower corner(s) of a sail to which a sheet is attached for trimming the sail (adjusting its position relative to the wind); the metal loop or cringle in the corner of the sail, to which the sheet is attached. On a triangular sail, the clew is the trailing corner relative to the wind direction.
- The sheets so attached to a sail.
- The cords suspending a hammock.
- to roll into a ball
- (transitive and intransitive) to raise the lower corner(s) of (a sail)
- Covered by dew.
- Having the quality of bearing droplets of water.
- Fresh and innocent.
- fain; glad; delighted
- The thick, dangling upper lip of certain breeds of dog, or the canine equivalent of the upper lip.
- A domestic; a servant or retainer.
- Made or crafted by cutting, whittling down.
- Having been cut or mown down.
- Characteristic of a Jew or (the) Jews; Jewish
- Lascivious, sexually promiscuous, rude.
- Lay; not clerical.
- Vulgar, common; typical of the lower orders.
- Base, vile, reprehensible.
- a monetary unit of Angola used from 1975-1990, one hundredth of a kwanza.
- The cry of a cat.
- The drug mephedrone.
- Of a cat, to make its cry.
- To cry weakly with a soft, high-pitched sound; to whimper; to whine.
- A soft cry or whimper; an act of mewling.
- An alley where there are stables; a narrow passage; a confined place.
- A place where birds of prey are housed.
- A small lizard-like amphibian in the family Salamandridae that lives in the water as an adult.
- name of origin, possibly derived from Eugene, cognate to Gaelic Eòghan.
- derived from the given name.
- from the Gaelic Mac Eoghain.
- A town in South Australia
- A town in Baden-Württemberg, Germany
- A town in Indiana
- A city in Wisconsin
- A large amount.
- The act, or process of slaying.
- A device used for slaying.
- A change of position.
- To rotate or turn something about its axis.
- To veer a vehicle.
- To insert extra ticks or skip some ticks of a clock to slowly correct its time.
- To pivot.
- To skid.
- to move something (usually a railway line) sideways
- To make a public mockery of someone through insult or wit.
- A wet place; a river inlet.
- A small compact diving duck, Mergus albellus, that breeds in the northern taiga of Europe and Asia and winters on sheltered coasts or inland lakes.
- to eject forcibly and in a stream
- to vomit
- to ejaculate
- to laugh unexpectedly while drinking, causing drink to exit the nose
- To eject seed, as wet land swollen with frost.
- vomit or sick
- A species of finch, found in sub-Saharan Africa.
- A bondman; a slave.
- Bond; servile.
- To oppress; enslave.
- Muscle or sinew.
- A good quality or habit; virtue.
- An attractive physical attribute, especially muscle; mental or moral vigour.
- Instruct in morals or values; chastise.
- Overly quaint, dainty, cute or nice.
- Visual perception.
- The act of seeing or looking at something.
- The range of vision.
- Something to look at, such as scenery.
- Appearance; show; aspect.
- A picture, drawn or painted; a sketch.
- Opinion, judgement, imagination.
- A mental image.
- A way of understanding something, an opinion, a theory.
- A point of view.
- An intention or prospect.
- A virtual or logical table composed of the result set of a query in relational databases.
- The part of a computer program which is visible to the user and can be interacted with;
- A wake.
- To look at.
- To regard in a stated way.
- A Jersey-born writer of the 12th century.
- A gradual diminution in power, value, intensity etc.
- The lunar phase during which the sun seems to illuminate less of the moon as its sunlit area becomes progressively smaller as visible from Earth.
- The end of a period.
- A rounded corner caused by lack of wood, often showing bark.
- To progressively lose its splendor, value, ardor, power, intensity etc.; to decline.
- Said of light that dims or diminishes in strength.
- Said of the Moon as it passes through the phases of its monthly cycle where its surface is less and less visible.
- Said of a time period that comes to an end.
- To decrease physically in size, amount, numbers or surface.
- To cause to decrease.
- A child.
- A house or dwelling.
- A bundle of straw, or other material, to relieve the pressure of burdens carried upon the head.
- To move back and forth repeatedly.
- To move one’s hand back and forth (generally above the head) in greeting or departure.
- To call attention to, or give a direction or command to, by a waving motion, as of the hand; to signify by waving; to beckon; to signal; to indicate.
- To have an undulating or wavy form.
- To raise into inequalities of surface; to give an undulating form or surface to.
- To produce waves to the hair.
- To swing and miss at a pitch.
- To cause to move back and forth repeatedly.
- To signal (someone or something) with a waving movement.
- To fluctuate; to waver; to be in an unsettled state.
- To move like a wave, or by floating; to waft.
- A moving disturbance in the level of a body of water; an undulation.
- A moving disturbance in the energy level of a field.
- A shape that alternatingly curves in opposite directions.
- A sudden unusually large amount of something that is temporarily experienced.
- A sideway movement of the hand(s).
- A group activity in a crowd imitating a wave going through water, where people in successive parts of the crowd stand and stretch upward, then sit. Usually referred to as "the wave"
- Lacking in force (usually strength) or ability.
- Unable to sustain a great weight, pressure, or strain.
- Unable to withstand temptation, urgency, persuasion, etc.; easily impressed, moved, or overcome; accessible; vulnerable.
- Dilute, lacking in taste or potency.
- Displaying a particular kind of inflection, including:
- Regular in inflection, lacking vowel changes and having a past tense with -d- or -t-.
- Showing less distinct grammatical endings.
- Definite in meaning, often used with a definite article or similar word.
- That does not ionize completely into anions and cations in a solution.
- One of the four fundamental forces associated with nuclear decay.
- Bad or uncool.
- Having a narrow range of logical consequences; narrowly applicable. (Often contrasted with a statement which implies it.)
- Resulting from, or indicating, lack of judgment, discernment, or firmness; unwise; hence, foolish.
- Not having power to convince; not supported by force of reason or truth; unsustained.
- Lacking in vigour or expression.
- Not prevalent or effective, or not felt to be prevalent; not potent; feeble.
- Tending towards lower prices.
- Lacking contrast.
- Wealth, riches.
- Welfare, prosperity.
- Specifically, the general happiness of a community, country etc. (often with qualifying word).
- a raised, longitudinal wound, usually purple, on the surface of flesh caused by stroke of rod or whip; a welt.
- To mark with stripes; to wale.
- To cease giving milk to an offspring; to accustom and reconcile (a child or young animal) to a want or deprivation of mother's milk; to take from the breast or udder.
- To cease to depend on the mother for nourishment.
- To cause to quit something to which one is addicted or habituated.
- To cease to depend.
- A small child.
- Any period of seven consecutive days.
- A period of seven days beginning with Sunday or Monday.
- A subdivision of the month into longer periods of work days punctuated by shorter weekend periods of days for markets, rest, or religious observation such as a sabbath.
- Seven days after ( definition before) a specified date.
- To cry; shed tears.
- To lament; to complain.
- To produce secretions.
- To flow in drops; to run in drops.
- To hang the branches, as if in sorrow; to be pendent; to droop; said of a plant or its branches.
- To weep over; to bewail.
- The lapwing; the wipe.
- The horizontal threads that are interlaced through the warp in a woven fabric.
- The yarn used for the weft; the fill.
- A hair extension that is glued directly to a person′s natural hair.
- Something cast away; a waif.
- The woodhen, a flightless bird of New Zealand.
- A course; a way, a path; a journey.
- At an earlier and less prosperous time.
- At what time.
- At such time as.
- Since; given the fact that.
- What time; which time
- The time at which something happens.
- To hone or rub on with some substance, as a piece of stone, for the purpose of sharpening – see whetstone.
- To stimulate or make more keen.
- The act of whetting something.
- That which whets or sharpens; especially, an appetizer.
- To whistle with a shrill pipe, like a plover.
- The liquid remaining after milk has been curdled and strained in the process of making cheese.
- A married woman, especially in relation to her spouse.
- The female of a pair of mated animals.
- of. 1911
- To move an object over, maintaining contact, with the intention of removing some substance from the surface.
- To remove by rubbing; to rub off; to obliterate; usually followed by away, off, or out.
- To cheat; to defraud; to trick; usually followed by out.
- To erase.
- To make (a joint, as between pieces of lead pipe), by surrounding the junction with a mass of solder, applied in a plastic condition by means of a rag with which the solder is shaped by rubbing.
- To change one's demeanour or facial expression.
- The act of wiping something.
- A soft piece of cloth or cloth-like material used for wiping.
- A kind of film transition where one shot replaces another by travelling from one side of the frame to another or with a special shape.
- The lapwing.
- To blame; regard as guilty, fault, accuse
- To reproach, censure, mulct
- To observe, keep, guard, preserve, protect
- Blame, responsibility, guilt.
- Punishment, penalty, fine, bote, mulct.
- To go, go away, depart, perish, vanish
- To marry (a woman).
- To provide (someone) with a wife.
- Awake: conscious and not asleep.
- Alert and aware of what is going on, especially in social justice contexts.
- A dwelling.
- To live, reside, stay.
- A house, home, habitation.
- custom, habit, practice
- use, usage
- 2-byte unsigned data, mainly used for a Unicode character
- The wipe, or lapwing.
- A ewe; a female sheep.
- To survey, observe; to view.
- 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.
- Furnished with an awn, or long bristle-shaped tip; bearded.
- A device for cutting the awns from grain.
- 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.
- 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.
- To drink excessively and socially; to carouse.
- A carouse; a drinking bout; a booze.
- To haul or hoist (something) with a tackle.
- having a pliable or springy texture when chewed
- 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 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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 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.
- The comparative of a smaller number.
- The pendulous flaps of skin hanging from the side of the lips of certain dogs, especially hounds.
- 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 peninsula in southern Wales.
- 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 tool used by coopers for smoothing and chamfering their work, especially the inside of casks.
- To smooth; to plane.
- 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.
- A small hill. Alternate form of knoll, common in Scotland and Ulster; also known in England.
- Having a maw (of a specified kind).
- A lake on the border between Zambia and Congo.
- A river in Poland and Belarus.
- A kind of small turnip, a variety of
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Having (a specified kind or number of) paws.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Moist; marshy; emitting water.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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 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.
- 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
- 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 copulate with (a woman).
- To cut a crop in a sweeping or rambling manner, hence to reap; cut for harvest.
- One who taws; a dresser of whitleather.
- Docile or tractable to the extent of allowing itself to be handled without complaint.
- 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.
- A lapwing, name="OED"/>
- Attractive physical attributes or features; good bodily proportions; muscles; vigour.
- Qualities, character; behaviour.
- Muscular; brawny.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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 small passerine bird, (syn. that breeds in northern Europe and across central Asia.
- 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.
- 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.
- one's total income for a time period
- 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.
- 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.
- Goods or services that are for sale.
- 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.
- To form something by passing lengths or strands of material over and under one another.
- To spin a cocoon or a web.
- To unite by close connection or intermixture.
- To compose creatively and intricately; to fabricate.
- A type or way of weaving.
- Human or artificial hair worn to alter one's appearance, either to supplement or to cover the natural hair.
- To move by turning and twisting.
- To make (a path or way) by winding in and out or from side to side.
- consisting of, resembling, or having webs or a web.
- Resembling a wedge, especially in shape
- Small and weak; scraggy; ungainly.
- Of or relating to weeds; consisting of weeds.
- Abounding with weeds.
- Characteristic of a plant that grows rapidly and spreads invasively, and which grows opportunistically in cracks of sidewalks and disturbed areas.
- A wiener, a hot dog.
- A penis, from the resemblance to a wiener, sometimes thought of as small by influence from teeny weeny
- Inclined to weep; tearful or lachrymose.
- To determine the weight of an object.
- Often with "out", to measure a certain amount of something by its weight, e.g. for sale.
- To determine the intrinsic value or merit of an object, to evaluate.
- To judge; to estimate.
- To consider a subject.
- To have a certain weight.
- To have weight; to be heavy; to press down.
- To be considered as important; to have weight in the intellectual balance.
- To raise an anchor free of the seabed.
- To weigh anchor.
- To bear up; to raise; to lift into the air; to swing up.
- To consider as worthy of notice; to regard.
- An extinct small New Zealand owl with short wings and long legs that lived chiefly on the ground,
- A young woman, especially a servant.
- A promiscuous woman.
- A black woman; a negress.
- To frequent prostitutes; to womanize.
- attractive, good-looking
- Covered with or characteristic of wens.
- plural simple past form of
- Insipid; tasteless; delicate; having a pale and sickly look.
- A river in northwest Germany, flowing north from south Lower Saxony into the North Sea.
- Waste; desert.
- Dizzy, giddy, confused.
- In a wet manner.
- Ineffectually, feebly, showing no strength of character.
- The horsefly or gadfly.
- A small raised swelling on the skin, often itchy, caused by a blow from a whip or an insect bite etc.
- A mine.
- Any of several cereal grains, of the genus Triticum, that yields flour as used in bakery.
- A light brown colour, like that of wheat.
- Wheaten, of a light brown colour, like that of wheat.
- A circular device capable of rotating on its axis, facilitating movement or transportation or performing labour in machines.
- A steering wheel and its implied control of a vehicle.
- The instrument attached to the rudder by which a vessel is steered.
- A spinning wheel.
- A potter's wheel.
- This device used as a heraldic charge, usually with six spokes.
- A wheel-like device used as an instrument of torture or punishment.
- A person with a great deal of power or influence; a big wheel.
- The lowest straight in poker: ace, 2, 3, 4, 5.
- A wheelrim.
- A round portion of cheese.
- A Catherine wheel firework.
- A rolling or revolving body; anything of a circular form; a disk; an orb.
- A turn or revolution; rotation; compass.
- A superuser on certain systems.
- To roll along on wheels.
- To transport something or someone using any wheeled mechanism, such as a wheelchair.
- To change direction quickly, turn, pivot, whirl, wheel around.
- To cause to change direction quickly, turn.
- To travel around in large circles, particularly in the air.
- To put into a rotatory motion; to cause to turn or revolve; to make or perform in a circle.
- A little; a small number.
- A quantity; a goodly number.
- A waft (flag used to indicate wind direction or, with a knot tied in the center, as a signal)
- Dicksonia squarrosa, a fast-growing tree fern endemic to New Zealand.
- Certain edible sea snails, especially, any one of numerous species of large marine gastropods belonging to Buccinidae, much used as food in Europe.
- A stripe or mark; a ridge; a wale.
- To cover; to submerge; to engulf; to bury.
- To overcome with emotion.
- To throw (something) over a thing so as to cover it.
- a surge
- A young offspring of a canid (ursid, felid, pinniped), especially of a dog or a wolf, the young of a bear or similar mammal (lion, tiger, seal); a pup, wolf cub.
- An insolent youth; a mere child.
- A kind of ship.
- One of several wooden strips to prevent wear on a windlass on a clipper-era ship.
- A tooth on a sprocket wheel (compare sprocket and cog).
- To give birth.
- An uncertain duration of time, a period of time.
- During the same time that.
- As long as.
- To pass (time) idly.
- To loiter.
- a long-drawn, high-pitched complaining cry or sound
- a complaint or criticism
- To utter a high-pitched cry.
- To make a sound resembling such a cry.
- To complain or protest with a whine or as if with a whine.
- To move with a whining sound.
- To utter with the sound of a whine.
- Sound, uninjured, healthy.
- From which none of its constituents has been removed.
- In entirety; entirely; wholly.
- Something complete, without any parts missing.
- An entirety.
- Of whom, belonging to whom.
- Of whom, belonging to whom.
- Of which, belonging to which.
- Of whom, belonging to whom.
- Of whom, belonging to whom.
- To command, rule over; to possess or own.
- To control, to guide or manage.
- To handle with skill and ease, especially of a weapon or tool.
- To exercise (authority or influence) effectively.
- A woman, especially older woman.
- One's wife.
- A male given name.
- A steep shaft in a mine which joins two levels.
- 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.
- Equipped with wires, so as to connect to a power source or to other electric or electronic equipment; connected by wires.
- Equipped with hidden electronic eavesdropping devices.
- Reinforced, supported, tied or bound with wire.
- Very excited, overstimulated; high-strung.
- A pair in seven card stud with one face up and one face down.
- Three of a kind as the first three cards in seven card stud.
- Connected to the Internet; online.
- A tool to assist in installing wire.
- A person who installs wiring.
- to show, teach, inform, guide, direct
- A flexible, slender twig or shoot, especially when used as a band or for binding; a withy.
- An iron attachment on one end of a mast or boom, with a ring, through which another mast or boom is rigged out and secured.
- A partition between flues in a chimney.
- To bind with withes.
- To beat with withes.
- The Germanic chief god, distributor of talents and god of wisdom and war.
- A bulk quantity, usually of small items, particularly money; a wad.
- To behave like a wolf.
- Of an organ, to make a hollow whining sound like that of a wolf.
- Someone who woos or courts.
- More ill.
- Less skillfully.
- More severely or seriously.
- Used to start a sentence describing something that is worse.
- To make worse; to put at disadvantage; to discomfit.
- Loss; disadvantage; defeat.
- That which is worse; something less good.
- To cause, inflict or let out, especially if causing harm or injury.
- To inflict or take vengeance on.
- To take vengeance for.
- Revenge; vengeance; furious passion; resentment.
- Punishment; retribution; payback.
- Something or someone that has been ruined.
- The remains of something that has been severely damaged or worn down.
- An event in which something is damaged through collision.
- Goods, etc. cast ashore by the sea after a shipwreck.
- To destroy violently; to cause severe damage to something, to a point where it no longer works, or is useless.
- To ruin or dilapidate.
- (Australia) To dismantle wrecked vehicles or other objects, to reclaim any useful parts.
- To involve in a wreck; hence, to cause to suffer ruin; to balk of success, and bring disaster on.
- To pull or twist violently.
- To obtain by pulling or violent force.
- To seize.
- To twist, pervert, distort.
- To tune with a wrest, or key.
- The act of wresting; a wrench or twist; distortion.
- Active or motive power.
- A key to tune a stringed instrument.
- A partition in a water wheel by which the form of the buckets is determined.
- To form letters, words or symbols on a surface in order to communicate.
- To be the author of (a book, article, poem, etc.).
- To send written information to.
- To show (information, etc) in written form.
- To be an author.
- To record data mechanically or electronically.
- To fill in, to complete using words.
- To impress durably; to imprint; to engrave.
- To make known by writing; to record; to prove by one's own written testimony; often used reflexively.
- The operation of storing data, as in memory or onto disk.
- A system of romanization for Tibetan, devised by
- Relating to or suffering from yaws.
- An unidentified yeti-like animal said to exist in parts of Australia.
- Composed entirely of polished steel plates without fabric or other such covering, white.
- Polished plate armour worn uncovered by cloth.
- The first Apostle in the New Testament.
- A village in Alberta, Canada
- A city in Iowa
- An unincorporated community in West Virginia
- A response or reply; something said or done in reaction to a statement or question.
- A solution to a problem.
- A document filed in response to a complaint, responding to each point raised in the complaint and raising counterpoints.
- To make a reply or response to.
- To speak in defence against; to reply to in defence.
- To respond to a call by someone at a door or telephone, or other similar piece of equipment.
- To suit a need or purpose satisfactorily.
- To be accountable or responsible; to make amends.
- To file a document in response to a complaint.
- To correspond to; to be in harmony with; to be in agreement with.
- To be opposite, or to act in opposition.
- To be or act in conformity, or by way of accommodation, correspondence, relation, or proportion; to conform; to correspond; to suit; usually with to.
- To respond to satisfactorily; to meet successfully by way of explanation, argument, or justification; to refute.
- To be or act in compliance with, in fulfillment or satisfaction of, as an order, obligation, or demand.
- To render account to or for.
- To atone for; to be punished for.
- To be or act as an equivalent to, or as adequate or sufficient for; to serve for; to repay.
- To put to sleep.
- To stupefy.
- To blame; reproach; twit.
- openly acknowledged
- positively stated
- asserted under oath, or vow
- To cause to become awake.
- To bring into action (something previously dormant); to stimulate.
- To stop sleeping.
- Rare passive participle of awake.
- Just drawn out of the ground, and hanging perpendicularly; atrip; said of the anchor.
- To confound; to terrify; to amaze.
- Riding a bicycle.
- travelling by a wheeled vehicle; mobile
- circling, moving in the shape of a wheel
- For some time; for a short time.
- In the meantime; during (an implicit ongoing process).
- To avenge, take vengeance on.
- A coin originally worth six pennies Scots, and later three; held equivalent to an English halfpenny.
- A copper; a small amount of money.
- A small fishing boat, equipped with sails, used mainly in the estuary of the Thames, England.
- To scratch or tear all over with claws or nails.
- To gnaw; to eat away at.
- To play a trick on, make a fool of.
- To know about; have knowledge of; recognise; understand; be aware (of); be knowledgeable about.
- To acknowledge; own; confess.
- A mountain range in northeast Wales.
- A large food fish ( of the north Pacific coast; the candlefish or sablefish.
- To snow on; cover with snow, or as if with snow.
- To scatter like snow.
- To whiten.
- To soil or daub with spew; vomit on; foul with vomit.
- To lay up in store; deposit for safe keeping; stow; place.
- To lodge, or find quarters for; provide with accommodation.
- To dispose of.
- To give; confer; impart gratuitously; present something to someone or something, especially as a gift or honour.
- To give in marriage.
- To apply; make use of; use; employ.
- To behave or deport.
- To wail over; to feel or express deep sorrow for
- To watch; keep watch over; guard.
- To awaken thoroughly; keep awake.
- To spend waking; watch through.
- To keep awake; watch.
- To watch over (a body); observe funeral rites for.
- To use caution, pay attention to (used both with and without of).
- To wash all over; drench with water.
- To weep over; weep for; weep about; deplore; lament.
- To bewet with tears, or as with tears.
- To weep.
- To turn; turn around.
- To the west of.
- To work around or about; surround.
- To work, as with thread; embroider.
- To work over; rework; edit.
- To wrap up or otherwise conceal; clothe; envelop.
- To accuse; malign; speak evil of.
- To reveal, divulge, or make (something) known; disclose.
- To reveal or disclose and show the presence or true character of, especially if unintentionally or incidentally, or else if perfidiously, prejudicially, or to one's discredit.
- To expose or rat out (someone).
- To expose to harm.
- To expose (a deception).
- To soil or befoul; to beray.
- A prostitute; a courtesan.
- A person who blows.
- Any device that blows.
- A ducted fan, usually part of a heating, ventilation, and/or air conditioning system.
- A braggart, or loud talker.
- The whale; so called by seamen, from its habit of spouting up a column of water.
- A small fish of the Atlantic coast, the puffer.
- A blow job.
- A blowfly,
- The common toadfish,
- A ruddy, fat-faced woman; a wench.
- A ruddy, fat-faced woman; a wench.
- The deepest or innermost part.
- The concept or quality that defines something at its very core.
- The intestines.
- Compassion, sympathy.
- The body as the source of offspring.
- A bower, or young hawk.
- Describing the method of being dismissed in which the ball is bowled, and it hits and breaks the batsman's wicket.
- A leg that curves outward at the knee. It might refer to the leg of a human, animal or even a piece of furniture.
- A fuel metering/delivery pump at a filling station.
- A road vehicle (often a trailer) for the transport of liquid fuel, particularly aviation fuel at an airfield.
- A mobile water tank deployed to distribute fresh water in emergency situations where the normal system of piped distribution has broken down or is insufficient.
- A buffoon or imbecile.
- a kind of broth thickened with bread or meal
- a spelling variant of Brown.
- To scan, to casually look through in order to find items of interest, especially without knowledge of what to look for beforehand.
- To move about while sampling, such as with food or products on display.
- To navigate through hyperlinked documents on a computer, usually with a browser.
- To move about while eating parts of plants, especially plants other than pasture, such as shrubs or trees.
- To feed on, as pasture; to pasture on; to graze.
- Young shoots and twigs.
- Fodder for cattle and other animals.
- A tree, Anacardium occidentale, native to northeastern Brazil, now widely grown in tropical climates for its cashew nuts and cashew apples.
- A cashew nut.
- of, i.e. nonstandard variant of chewed.
- That has been chewed; masticated.
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