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- Nigh; near; close by (to).
- Nigh; near.
- A general strike, shutdown, or other form of protest used in South Asia in which a substantial portion of the population stays home and does not report to work.
- Any of various herbs and plants of the genera Limonium, Centaurea, Silene, etc.
- Cannabis, especially as used in the Indian subcontinent.
- A group of a number of similar things, either growing together, or in a cluster or clump, usually fastened together.
- The peloton; the main group of riders formed during a race.
- An informal body of friends.
- A considerable amount.
- An unmentioned amount; a number.
- A group of logs tied together for skidding.
- An unusual concentration of ore in a lode or a small, discontinuous occurrence or patch of ore in the wallrock.
- The reserve yarn on the filling bobbin to allow continuous weaving between the time of indication from the midget feeler until a new bobbin is put in the shuttle.
- An unfinished cigar, before the wrapper leaf is added.
- A protuberance; a hunch; a knob or lump; a hump.
- To gather into a bunch.
- To gather fabric into folds.
- To form a bunch.
- To be gathered together in folds
- To protrude or swell
- The large spiral shell of several species of sea conch, much used in making bangles, especially
- To eat noisily; to champ or chomp
- To sing, especially without instruments, and as applied to monophonic and pre-modern music.
- To sing or intone sacred text.
- To utter or repeat in a strongly rhythmical manner, especially as a group.
- Type of singing done generally without instruments and harmony.
- A short and simple melody, divided into two parts by double bars, to which unmetrical psalms, etc., are sung or recited. It is the most ancient form of choral music.
- Twang; manner of speaking; a canting tone.
- A repetitive song, typically an incantation or part of a ritual.
- A part of something that has been separated.
- A representative portion of a substance, often large and irregular.
- A discrete segment of a file, stream, etc. (especially one that represents audiovisual media); a block.
- A segment of a comedian's performance
- To break into large pieces or chunks.
- To break down (language, etc.) into conceptual chunks of manageable size.
- To throw.
- To agitate rapidly and repetitively, or to stir with a rowing or rocking motion; generally applies to liquids, notably cream.
- To produce excessive and sometimes undesirable or unproductive activity or motion.
- To move rapidly and repetitively with a rocking motion; to tumble, mix or shake.
- (in a booking system) to repeatedly cancel and rebook a reservation in order to refresh ticket time limits or other fare rule restrictions.
- A vessel used for churning.
- The time when a consumer switches his/her service provider.
- The mass of people who are ready to switch carriers, expressed by the formula Customer Quits/Customer base.
- Cyclic activity that achieves nothing.
- A simple saddle girth used in Mexico.
- Something that is very easy to do.
- A firm hold.
- To bring to certain conclusion.
- To tighten down.
- A variety of auction pitch in which a draw to improve the hand is added, and the five of trumps (called "right Pedro") and the five of the same colour (called "left Pedro", and ranking between the five and the four of trumps) are each worth five. Fifty-one points make a game.
- In the game of cinch, to protect (a trick) by playing a higher trump than the five.
- A marine gastropod of the family Strombidae which lives in its own spiral shell.
- The shell of this sea animal.
- A musical instrument made from a large spiral seashell.
- A machine (rather like a rotating pestle and mortar) used to develop the flavour and texture of chocolate by warming and grinding; a concher or concher machine.
- To refine the flavour and texture of chocolate by warming and grinding, either in a traditional concher, or between rollers.
- To play a conch seashell as a musical instrument, by blowing through a hole made close to the origin of the spiral.
- A handcrafted sailboat with a motor or lateen sails, resembling a dhow, that is used in the Maldives.
- A daughter of Jacob and Leah.
- name of biblical origin. Alternative form of Dina.
- To drop from a high place upon sharp stakes or hooks as a punishment.
- Capital city of the province of East Flanders, Belgium.
- To grind (one's teeth) in pain or in anger.
- To grind between the teeth.
- To run away
- A rich goblet, especially one used on state occasions.
- To inhabit, or visit frequently (most often used in reference to ghosts).
- To make uneasy, restless.
- To stalk, to follow
- To live habitually; to stay, to remain.
- To accustom; habituate; make accustomed to.
- To practise; to devote oneself to.
- To persist in staying or visiting.
- A place at which one is regularly found; a hangout.
- A ghost.
- A feeding place for animals.Oxford English Dictionary, second edition (1989)
- of English-speakers.
- A surname of German-speakers, notably of Heinrich Heine, a German poet
- A five and a seven as starting cards in Texas hold 'em
- The narrow side of chimney stack, a haunch.
- The side of an arch from the topmost part (crown) to the bottommost part (impost).
- To be a henchman or henchwoman, usually for a supervillain.
- Big, strong, and muscular.
- The hybrid offspring of a stallion (male horse) and a she-ass (female donkey).
- To whinny
- A term of endearment usually for women.
- A seductive woman; a courtesan.
- A hypothetical grouping of a dozen small language families spoken in California, Arizona, and Mexico.
- Made sharp.
- Made more accurate or precise.
- A Caucasian person.
- A factory hand or general unskilled worker.
- Hard or bony, like an animal's horn.
- Having horns
- Sexually aroused.
- Sexually arousing.
- A dog, particularly a breed with a good sense of smell developed for hunting other animals. (hunt hound, hunting hound, hunting dog, hunter)
- Someone who seeks something.
- A male who constantly seeks the company of desirable women.
- A despicable person.
- A houndfish.
- Projections at the masthead, serving as a support for the trestletrees and top to rest on.
- A side bar used to strengthen portions of the running gear of a vehicle.
- To persistently harass.
- the "counties" of imperial, republican, and communist China.
- The part of the organic matter in soil that does not dissolve in dilute alkali
- A province of the People's Republic of China, located in the middle reaches of the Yangtze River and south of Lake Dongting.
- A hump; a protuberance.
- A stooped or curled posture; a slouch.
- A theory, idea, or guess; an intuitive impression that something will happen.
- A hunk; a lump; a thick piece.
- A push or thrust, as with the elbow.
- To slouch, stoop, curl, or lean.
- To push or jostle with the elbow; to push or thrust suddenly.
- To thrust out a hump or protuberance; to crook, as the back.
- To have a hunch, or make an intuitive guess.
- A crotchety or surly person; also, a stingy man, a miser.
- Exhibiting strong, masculine beauty.
- Shaped like a hunk, or piece; chunky.
- All right; in good condition.
- even; square; on equal footing with
- A person of Hungarian or Slavic, especially Ruthenian, descent.
- One of the aspects of the god Shiva.
- A minor prophet who was cast into the sea and swallowed by a whale.
- A book of the Old Testament and the Hebrew Tanakh.
- The 10th sura (chapter) of the Qur'an.
- A person who brings a ship bad luck.
- Any person or object which is deemed to cause bad luck; a jinx.
- A bin or enclosure in which fish or skins are salted.
- Any member of an aboriginal hunter-gatherer tribe of India, inhabiting the tributary states of Orissa and Srikakulam.
- An Eastern European Jewish, or Yiddish, snack food consisting of a dumpling covered with a shell of baked or fried dough
- A large bed of flints.
- To throw, as a lance; to let fly; to launch.
- A ledge, a terrace; a right-angled projection; a lynchet.
- An acclivity; a small hill or hillock.
- An obsolete unit of Hebrew currency, larger than a shekel.
- Military national service, conscription.
- A person doing military national service.
- Naturally; of course.
- The rump of beef, especially the lower and back part of the rump.
- A town in North Dakota.
- The cry of a horse.
- to make its cry
- to make a sound similar to a horses' cry
- To scoff or sneer.
- A son of Lehi.
- A city in Utah, USA
- The ordinal form of the number nine.
- The person or thing in the ninth position.
- One of nine equal parts of a whole.
- In no way; not at all; by no available means.
- name, a pseudo-Hebrew spelling of Nora, diminutive of Eleonora or Honora.
- A V-shaped cut.
- Such a cut, used for keeping a record
- An indentation.
- A mountain pass; a defile
- A level or degree.
- To cut a notch in (something).
- To record (a score or similar) by making notches on something.
- To join by means of notches.
- To achieve (something).
- The nape or back of the neck.
- A whiner, a noodge.
- To pester, to noodge.
- To whine.
- The larva of certain insects.
- Any minor female deity associated with water, forests, grotto, etc.
- A young girl, especially one who is thought to inspire lustful feelings.
- Any of several substructures of a more complex molecule.
- A genetically determined phenotype.
- A bearing representing the head of a dart or javelin, with long barbs which are engrailed on the inner edge.
- To squeeze a small amount of a person's skin and flesh, making it hurt.
- To squeeze between the thumb and forefinger.
- To squeeze between two objects.
- To steal, usually of something almost trivial or inconsequential.
- To arrest or capture.
- To cut shoots or buds of a plant in order to shape the plant, or to improve its yield.
- To sail so close-hauled that the sails begin to flutter.
- To take hold; to grip, as a dog does.
- To be niggardly or covetous.
- To seize; to grip; to bite; said of animals.
- To cramp; to straiten; to oppress; to starve.
- To move, as a railroad car, by prying the wheels with a pinch.
- To complain or find fault.
- The action of squeezing a small amount of a person's skin and flesh, making it hurt.
- A small amount of powder or granules, such that the amount could be held between fingertip and thumb tip.
- An awkward situation of some kind (especially money or social) which is difficult to escape.
- An organic herbal smoke additive.
- A magnetic compression of an electrically-conducting filament
- name of Scottish origin.
- an ancient dynasty in China
- The part of the leg between the knee and the ankle.
- Meat from that part of an animal.
- A redshank or greenshank, various species of Old World wading birds in the genus Tringa having distinctly colored legs.
- A straight, narrow part of an object, such as a key or an anchor; shaft; stem.
- The handle of a pair of shears, connecting the ride to the neck.
- The center part of a fishhook between the eye and the hook, the 'hook' being the curved part that bends toward the point.
- A protruding part of an object, by which it is or can be attached.
- The metal part on a curb bit that falls below the mouthpiece, which length controls the severity of the leverage action of the bit, and to which the reins of the bridle are attached.
- A poorly played golf shot in which the ball is struck by the part of the club head that connects to the shaft.
- An improvised stabbing weapon; a shiv.
- A loop forming an eye to a button.
- The space between two channels of the Doric triglyph.
- A large ladle for molten metal, fitted with long bars for handling it.
- The body of a type; between the shoulder and the foot.
- The part of the sole beneath the instep connecting the broader front part with the heel.
- Flat-nosed pliers, used by opticians for nipping off the edges of pieces of glass to make them round.
- The end or remainder, particularly of a period of time.
- The main part or beginning of a period of time.
- To travel on foot.
- To stab, especially with an improvised blade.
- To remove another's trousers, especially in jest; to depants.
- To hit or kick the ball in an unintended direction.
- To fall off, as a leaf, flower, or capsule, on account of disease affecting the supporting footstalk; usually followed by
- A drink, usually a pint.
- A shack or shanty.
- The dung or manure of cattle.
- name, popular in the US in the 1970s.
- name, transferred from the male name.
- To disgrace or put to shame.
- To blame.
- To destroy, to spoil.
- Reflecting light.
- Emitting light.
- Excellent; remarkable.
- Bright; luminous; clear; unclouded.
- Anything shiny; a trinket.
- Contraction of disparaging term "shiny arses", originating during World War Two, to describe a desk worker.
- To turn away or aside.
- To cause to move suddenly; to give a sudden start to; to shove.
- To move a train from one track to another, or to move carriages, etc. from one train to another.
- To divert electric current by providing an alternative path.
- To divert the flow of a body fluid using surgery.
- To move data in memory to a physical disk.
- To have a minor collision, especially in a motor car.
- To provide with a shunt.
- To divert to a less important place, position or state
- A switch on a railway
- A connection used as an alternative path between parts of an electric circuit
- A passage between body channels constructed surgically as a bypass
- A minor collision
- The shifting of the studs on a projectile from the deep to the shallow sides of the grooves in its discharge from a shunt gun.
- A Gujarati surname that was later adopted by Sikhs
- name used by Sikhs, often but not necessarily a middle name.
- A surname common among the Rajput clan from Rajasthan, India
- A surname common among the states of Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh in India
- A musical synthesizer.
- The ordinal form of the number ten.
- The person or thing in the tenth position.
- One of ten equal parts of a whole.
- The interval between any tone and the tone represented on the tenth degree of the staff above it, as between one of the scale and three of the octave above; the octave of the third.
- A temporary aid issuing out of personal property, and granted to the king by Parliament; formerly, the real tenth part of all the movables belonging to the subject.
- To ponder, to go over in one's head.
- To communicate to oneself in one's mind, to try to find a solution to a problem.
- To conceive of something or someone (usually followed by of; infrequently, by on).
- To be of the opinion (that).
- To guess; to reckon.
- To consider, judge, regard, or look upon (something) as.
- To plan; to be considering; to be of a mind (to do something).
- To presume; to venture.
- An act of thinking; consideration (of something).
- To seem, to appear.
- To strike against something, without breakage, making a "thunk" sound.
- A delayed computation.
- In the Scheme programming language, a function or procedure taking no arguments.
- A mapping of machine data from one system-specific form to another, usually for compatibility reasons, such as from 16-bit addresses to 32-bit to allow a 16-bit program to run on a 32-bit operating system.
- To delay (a computation).
- To map (machine data) from one system-specific form to another.
- A lancer, a soldier armed with a lance in a former light cavalry unit of the Polish, Prussian/German, Austrian, and Russian armies.
- Ill luck; misfortune.
- The cause of her unhap. — Sir P. Sidney.
- To take off the hat of; to remove one's hat, especially as a mark of respect.
- To remove a hex or curse from.
- Not hip; uncool, unfashionable.
- Not having been hit.
- A young woman, especially a servant.
- A promiscuous woman.
- A black woman; a negress.
- To frequent prostitutes; to womanize.
- attractive, good-looking
- A little; a small number.
- A quantity; a goodly number.
- 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.
- A high-pitched ringing sound.
- To move with great force or speed.
- whining; tending to whine or complain.
- A sub-provincial city in central China; capital of Hubei Province.