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- An aromatic red powder that is used during the Holi festival. 1976
- aerial; ethereal; incorporeal; visionary.
- An affected manner intended to impress others.
- Consisting of air.
- Relating or belonging to air; high in air; aerial.
- Open to a free current of air; exposed to the air; breezy.
- Resembling air; thin; unsubstantial; not material; airlike.
- Relating to the spirit or soul; delicate; graceful.
- Without reality; having no solid foundation; empty; trifling; visionary.
- Light of heart; vivacious; sprightly; flippant; superficial.
- Having an affected manner; being in the habit of putting on airs; affectedly grand.
- Having the light and aerial tints true to nature.
- Someone who apes something
- A tissue surrounding the seed in certain fruits such as pomegranates.
- In a row, line, or rank; successively.
- a local government district in West Sussex, England.
- a river in West Sussex, after which the district was named.
- name chiefly used in India.
- name of modern usage.
- Any univalent organic radical derived from an aromatic hydrocarbon by removing a hydrogen atom.
- Obliquely, crookedly; askew.
- Perversely, improperly.
- Turned or twisted toward one side; crooked, distorted, out of place.
- Wrong or distorted; perverse, amiss.
- Bosom, lap.
- Foam rising upon beer, or other malt liquors, when fermenting, and used as leaven in making bread and in brewing; yeast.
- A small, flat, round individual loaf or roll of bread.
- To spurge; foam
- To spin.
- To cause (a floating log) to rotate by treading on it.
- A type of grace note movement that quickly switches between low-A and low-G several times, producing a low rippling sound. www.mcnabbs.org - Introduction to Bagpipe Music
- To make indistinct or hazy, to obscure or dim.
- To smear, stain or smudge.
- To become indistinct.
- To cause imperfection of vision in; to dim; to darken.
- To sully; to stain; to blemish, as reputation.
- To transfer the input focus away from.
- A smear, smudge or blot
- Something that appears hazy or indistinct
- A moral stain or blot.
- In a state of doubt or confusion.
- Brisk; full of spirits; boasting; pretentious; conceited.
- proudly; boastfully
- A boast or boasting; bragging; ostentatious pretence or self-glorification.
- The thing which is boasted of.
- The card game three card brag.
- To boast; to talk with excessive pride about what one has, is able to do, or has done; often as an attempt to popularize oneself.
- To boast of.
- A variety of soft, mild French cheese made from cow's milk.
- A measure (in degrees) of the amount of dissolved solids in a liquid via its specific gravity; used especially to measure dissolved sugar in fruit juice and wine.
- a city in the south of the Czech Republic
- A wedge-shaped spike used to secure the end of a timber where it abuts another. Much used in earlier times in the construction of tunnelled box-timber headings.
- To poke or prick
- A fortified dwelling place belonging to a king or noble; a prehistoric fort.
- a belch
- To emit a burp.
- To cause someone (such as a baby) to burp.
- A barn, especially one used for keeping cattle in.
- Alternative form of birle.
- To be filled with worry, solicitude, or troubles.
- To bring worry, vexation, or anxiety.
- A noxious or corroding worry.
- The state of being filled with worry.
- See cark it.
- An amphitheatrical circle for sports; a circus.
- To circumcise.
- A large basket, especially as used for coal.
- A basket used to contain live fish underwater.
- A wooden frame, sled, or low-wheeled wagon, to convey coal or ore in the mines.
- A short, vertical, swollen underground stem of a plant (usually one of the monocots) that serves as a storage organ to enable the plant to survive winter or other adverse conditions such as drought.
- A crustacean of the infraorder Brachyura, having five pairs of legs, the foremost of which are in the form of claws, and a carapace.
- A bad-tempered person.
- An infestation of pubic lice (Pthirus pubis).
- A playing card with the rank of three.
- A position in rowing where the oar is pushed under the rigger by the force of the water.
- A defect in an outwardly normal object that may render it inconvenient and troublesome to use.
- To fish for crabs.
- To ruin.
- To complain.
- To drift sideways or to leeward
- To navigate (an aircraft, e.g. a glider) sideways against an air current in order to maintain a straight-line course.
- to fly slightly off the straight-line course towards an enemy aircraft, as the machine guns on early aircraft did not allow firing through the propeller disk.
- To back out of something.
- The crab apple or wild apple.
- The tree bearing crab apples, which has a dogbane-like bitter bark with medical use.
- A cudgel made of the wood of the crab tree; a crabstick.
- A movable winch or windlass with powerful gearing, used with derricks, etc.
- A form of windlass, or geared capstan, for hauling ships into dock, etc.
- A machine used in ropewalks to stretch the yarn.
- A claw for anchoring a portable machine.
- (obsolete) To irritate, make surly or sour
- To be ill-tempered; to complain or find fault.
- (British dialect) To cudgel or beat, as with a crabstick
- The tree species native of South America.
- Short for carabiner.
- A baby’s bed with high, often slatted, often moveable sides, suitable for a child who has outgrown a cradle or bassinet.
- A bed for a child older than a baby.
- A small sleeping berth in a packet ship or other small vessel
- A wicker basket; compare Moses basket.
- A manger, a feeding trough for animals elevated off the earth or floor, especially one for fodder such as hay.
- The baby Jesus and the manger in a creche or nativity scene, consisting of statues of Mary, Joseph and various other characters such as the magi.
- A bin for drying or storing grain, as with a corn crib.
- A small room or covered structure, especially one of rough construction, used for storage or penning animals.
- A confined space, as with a cage or office-cubicle
- A job, a position; (British), an appointment.
- A hovel, a roughly constructed building best suited to the shelter of animals but used for human habitation.
- One’s residence, or where one normally hangs out.
- A boxy structure traditionally built of heavy wooden timbers, to support an existing structure from below, as with a mineshaft or a building being raised off its foundation in preparation for being moved; see cribbing.
- A collection of quotes or references for use in speaking, for assembling a written document, or as an aid to a project of some sort; a crib sheet.
- A minor theft, extortion or embezzlement, with or without criminal intent.
- Short for the card game cribbage.
- The cards discarded by players and used by the dealer.
- A known piece of information corresponding to a section of encrypted text, that is then used to work out the remaining sections.
- A small holiday home, often near a beach and of simple construction.
- A packed lunch taken to work.
- A small raft made of timber.
- The stomach.
- To place or confine in a crib.
- To shut up or confine in a narrow habitation; to cage; to cramp.
- To collect one or more passages and/or references for use in a speech, written document or as an aid for some task; to create a crib sheet.
- To install timber supports, as with cribbing.
- To steal or embezzle, to cheat out of.
- To complain, to grumble
- To crowd together, or to be confined, as if in a crib or in narrow accommodations.
- To seize the manger or other solid object with the teeth and draw in wind.
- To plagiarize; to copy; to cheat.
- A proponent of
- A criterium race.
- A critical hit.
- To land a critical hit on.
- form of (the rump of a horse)
- short; brittle
- A concrete margin along the edge of a road; a kerb (UK)
- A raised margin along the edge of something, such as a well or the eye of a dome, as a strengthening.
- Something that checks or restrains; a restraint.
- A riding or driving bit for a horse that has rein action which amplifies the pressure in the mouth by leverage advantage placing pressure on the poll via the crown piece of the bridle and chin groove via a curb chain.
- A sidewalk, covered or partially enclosed, bordering the airport terminal road system with an adjacent paved areas to permit vehicles to off-load or load passengers.
- A swelling on the back part of the hind leg of a horse, just behind the lowest part of the hock joint, generally causing lameness.
- To check, restrain or control.
- To rein in.
- To furnish with a curb, as a well; to restrain by a curb, as a bank of earth.
- To force to "bite the curb" (hit the pavement curb); see curb stomp.
- To damage vehicle wheels or tires by running into or over a pavement curb.
- To bend or curve.
- To crouch; to cringe.
- A cigarette.
- Something beautiful, a charm, a peach.
- Duffy antigen/chemokine receptor; see
- A the of a day; definition, a defined or of work, or of the of work, done in a certain or at a certain of a task.
- A bird, the European black tern.
- strong; powerful; fierce
- A secret; secrecy.
- A secret place; hiding.
- An obscure language.
- Darkness; obscurity.
- Hidden; secret; private.
- To hide; secrete, as in a hole.
- To hide oneself; skulk.
- A gatepost or doorpost.
- To act stupidly or foolishly
- To make a stupid mistake
- To point in different directions; To have a facial expression with one's eyes pointing in different directions.
- Diesel fuel for cars and lorries
- To move or develop something.
- To sketch; depict with lines; to produce a picture with pencil, crayon, chalk, etc. on paper, cardboard, etc.
- To deduce or infer.
- (of drinks, especially tea) To leave temporarily so as to allow the flavour to increase.
- To take or procure from a place of deposit; to call for and receive from a fund, etc.
- To take into the lungs; to inhale.
- To move; to come or go.
- To obtain from some cause or origin; to infer from evidence or reasons; to deduce from premises; to derive.
- To withdraw.
- To draw up (a document).
- To exert or experience force.
- To drag, pull.
- To pull; to exert strength in drawing anything; to have force to move anything by pulling.
- To pull out (as a gun from a holster, or a tooth).
- To undergo the action of pulling or dragging.
- To pull back the bowstring and its arrow in preparation for shooting.
- (of curtains, etc.) To close.
- (of curtains, etc.) To open.
- To take the top card of a deck into hand.
- To remove or separate or displace.
- To extract a liquid, or cause a liquid to come out, primarily water or blood.
- To drain by emptying; to suck dry.
- To extract; to force out; to elicit; to derive.
- To sink in water; to require a depth for floating.
- To work as an epispastic; said of a blister, poultice, etc.
- To have a draught; to transmit smoke, gases, etc.
- To consume, for example, power.
- To change in size or shape.
- To extend in length; to lengthen; to protract; to stretch.
- To become contracted; to shrink.
- To attract or be attracted.
- To attract.
- To search for game.
- To cause.
- To exert an attractive force; to act as an inducement or enticement.
- (Usually as draw on or draw upon): to rely on; utilize as a source.
- To disembowel.
- To end a game in a draw (with neither side winning).
- A random selection process.
- To select by the drawing of lots.
- To win in a lottery or similar game of chance.
- To trade in cards for replacements in draw poker games; to attempt to improve one's hand with future cards. See also draw out.
- To make a shot that lands in the house without hitting another stone.
- To play (a short-length ball directed at the leg stump) with an inclined bat so as to deflect the ball between the legs and the wicket.
- To hit (the ball) with the toe of the club so that it is deflected toward the left.
- To strike (the cue ball) below the center so as to give it a backward rotation which causes it to take a backward direction on striking another ball.
- The result of a contest in which neither side has won; a tie.
- The procedure by which the result of a lottery is determined.
- Something that attracts e.g. a crowd.
- The result of a two-innings match in which at least one side did not complete all their innings before time ran out. Different from a tie.
- A golf shot that (for the right-handed player) curves intentionally to the left. See hook, slice, fade.
- A shot that lands in the house without hitting another stone.
- A dry stream bed that drains surface water only during periods of heavy rain or flooding.
- In a commission-based job, an advance on future (potential) commissions given to an employee by the employer.
- A situation in which one or more players has four cards of the same suit or four out of five necessary cards for a straight and requires a further card to make their flush or straight.
- The act of pulling back the strings in preparation of firing.
- The spin or twist imparted to a ball etc. by a drawing stroke.
- To suffer; bear; thole; endure; put up with; undergo.
- To endure; brook; be able to do or continue.
- Long; large; ample; great.
- Great; of serious moment.
- Tedious; wearisome; tiresome.
- Length; extension; the longest part.
- Sediment in a liquid.
- By extension, the lowest and most worthless part of something.
- To cut off; chop off.
- To cut off little by little; cheat by small and reiterated tricks; purloin.
- To entice step by step.
- To appropriate unlawfully; to embezzle.
- To shoot directly at short range.
- To shoot at a mark at short range.
- To shoot (a shaft) so as to pierce on the descent.
- To beat; thrash; drub.
- To scold.
- To strike another player's marble when playing from the trigger.
- A drop.
- To fall one drop at a time.
- To leak slowly.
- To let fall in drops.
- To have a superabundance of valuable things.
- To rain lightly.
- To be wet, to be soaked.
- A drop of a liquid.
- An apparatus that slowly releases a liquid, especially one that releases drugs into a patient's bloodstream (an intravenous drip).
- A limp, ineffectual, boring or otherwise uninteresting person.
- A falling or letting fall in drops; act of dripping.
- That part of a cornice, sill course, or other horizontal member, which projects beyond the rest, and has a section designed to throw off rainwater.
- A member of a fictional race of dark elves in various fantasy settings, such as Dungeons & Dragons.
- A fictional constructed language spoken by the Drow.
- A trow; a member of a race of folkloric beings from Orkney and Shetland; cognate to the Scandinavian trollDictionary of the Scots Language.
- carbonaceous shale; small coal; slate, dross, or rubbish in coal.
- To beat (someone or something) with a stick.
- To defeat someone soundly; to annihilate or crush.
- To forcefully teach something.
- To criticize harshly; to excoriate.
- Euphemism for darn, in itself a euphemism for damn.
- Darn; damned; extremely.
- Rhotized pronunciation of doing.
- a river in Spain that flows into the Mediterranean
- First of all, before (some other specified thing).
- Sooner (than); before.
- Formerly, once, erstwhile.
- At any time.
- In any way.
- Occurring at any time, occurring even but once during a timespan.
- The fifteenth book of the Old Testament and a book of the Hebrew Tanakh.
- A Jewish high priest from the fifth century.
- name of biblical origin.
- A quarter of a thin oatmeal or flour cake.
- Any such cake or bread, now particularly used for Irish specialities as soda farls and potato farls.
- To emit digestive gases from the anus; to flatulate.
- To waste time with idle and inconsequential tasks; to go about one's activities in a lackadaisical manner; to be lazy or over-relaxed in one's manner or bearing.
- An emission of digestive gases from the anus; a flatus.
- An irritating person; a fool.
- (usually as "old fart") An elderly person; especially one perceived to hold old-fashioned views.
- A companion, comrade or friend.
- A spouse; an animal's mate.
- One in whom the property of an estate is vested, subject to the estate of a liferenter.
- The price of grain in the counties of Scotland, as legally fixed on an annual basis.
- To carry away or about; carry; move.
- To drive away.
- To rouse; raise up.
- To move quickly; go off or fly out suddenly; turn out.
- A stroke; lash.
- A freak; trick; quirk.
- Any non-woody flowering plant that is not a graminoid (a grass, sedge, or rush).
- The digit or figure 4; an occurrence thereof.
- Anything measuring four units, as length.
- A person who is four years old.
- An event whereby a batsman hits a ball which bounces on the ground before passing over a boundary in the air, resulting in an award of 4 runs for the batting team. If the ball does not bounce before passing over the boundary, a six is awarded instead.
- A power forward.
- Quadruple sculls.
- A four-pennyworth of spirits.
- A successful kill in a deathmatch game.
- A fragmentation grenade.
- To deliberately kill (one's superior officer) with a fragmentation grenade.
- To hit with the explosion of a fragmentation grenade.
- To kill.
- To draw together tightly.
- Shortened form for fraternity, college organization. (Often used as a noun modifier.)
- to fidget, to wriggle around
- to masturbate
- to fuck (misapplied euphemism)
- to mess or muck (about, around etc.)
- to make a temporary alteration to something, to fudge, to manipulate
- an act of frigging
- A temporary modification to a piece of equipment to change the way it operates (usually away from as originally designed)
- a fuck
- Common English misspelling of the word "fridge" due to it's alternative label "refrigerator" not containing the letter "d."
- British slang for an insulated bin, box or cabinet used to keep food or beverages cold.
- A fused mixture of materials used to make glass
- Similar methods used in the manufacture of ceramic beads and small ornaments.
- To add frit to a glass or ceramic mixture
- To prepare by heat (the materials for making glass); to fuse partially.
- To rub one's genitals – usually the penis – against another person for sexual gratification.
- To rub, chafe.
- To work leather by rubbing.
- A sexual act in which two males rub each other's penises.
- A woman; a wife, especially a Dutch or German one.
- A slovenly woman; a wench; a lusty woman.
- A big, fat woman; a slovenly, coarse, or untidy woman; a woman of low character.
- Brittle; tender; crisp
- A cleaving tool with handle at right angles to the blade, for splitting cask staves and shingles from the block; a frower.
- A dance derived from the twist, popular in the 1960s.
- To perform this dance.
- To lower, roll up and secure (something, such as a sail or flag)
- In early Anglo-Saxon times, an army that was mobilized from freemen to defend their shire, or from select representatives to join a royal expedition.
- Fashion, style of dressing oneself up.
- A type of dress or clothing.
- A guise, external appearance.
- To dress in garb.
- A wheat sheaf.
- A measure of arrows in the Middle Ages.
- A city in Indiana, and other US places named for persons with the surname Gary.
- A city in South Dakota
- name, popular from the 1940s to the 1970s.
- An East Indian species of wild cattle ( of large size and an untamable disposition.
- A firework that produces a fountain of sparks
- To grimace; to snarl.
- To whinge, moan, complain.
- To make elaborate unnatural and distorted faces as a form of amusement or in a girning competition.
- A vocalization similar to a cat's purring.
- A horizontal structural member of post and beam architecture, typically attached to bridge two or more vertical members such as corner posts.
- To gird.
- To bind horizontally, as with a belt or girdle.
- To measure the girth of.
- Bound by a cable; used of a vessel so moored by two anchors that she swings against one of the cables by force of the current or tide.
- To snarl or growl.
- Snow or an ocean wave.
- A loose mixture of dried fruit, nuts, frequently salt, and sometimes other ingredients; designed as an energy supplement for use while hiking, climbing, canoeing, etc.
- The second-largest city in Austria, and the capital of the federal state of Styria.
- An English and Scottish male given name, diminutive of Gregory or Gregor (and sometimes derived from the surname Greig)
- A program which selects lines in a file which match a given pattern.
- To use a program such as grep to search in a file.
- By extension, to search anything (perhaps a paper document by eye).
- A multicellular aggregate of amoeba.
- A kind of group used in horticultural nomenclature, applied to the progeny of an artificial cross from specified parents.
- little creature;
- A cricket or grasshopper.
- An insect in the family Prophalangopsidae, related to katydids
- Any small eel.
- The broad-nosed eel. See glut
- To irritate or annoy.
- To take hold of, particularly with the hand.
- To help or assist, particularly in an emotional sense.
- To do something with another that makes you happy/gives you relief.
- To trench; to drain.
- A hold or way of holding, particularly with the hand.
- A handle or other place to grip.
- A visual component on a window etc. enabling it to be resized and/or moved.
- A person responsible for handling equipment on the set.
- A channel cut through a grass verge (especially for the purpose of draining water away from the highway).
- A lot of something.
- spelling of: Influenza, flu.
- A small travelling-bag or gripsack.
- An apparatus attached to a car for clutching a traction cable.
- Assistance; help or encouragement.
- A helpful, interesting, admirable, or inspiring person.
- As much as one can hold in a hand; a handful.
- A tenacious grasp; a holding fast.
- A device for grasping or holding fast to something.
- A small ditch or trench; a channel to carry off water or other liquid; a drain.
- The griffin.
- An alcoholic beverage made with rum and water, especially that once issued to sailors of the Royal Navy.
- Any alcoholic beverage.
- An alcoholic beverage made with hot water or tea, sugar and rum, sometimes also with lemon or lime juice and spices, particularly cinnamon.
- A type of pre-fired clay that has been ground and screened to a specific particle size.
- An immature stage in the life cycle of an insect; a larva.
- A short, thick man; a dwarf.
- To scavenge or in some way scrounge, typically for food.
- To dig; to dig up by the roots; to root out by digging; often followed by up.
- To supply with food.
- Morose, stern, surly, sullen.
- Low, deep in the throat; guttural
- a swirling vortex
- a circular current, especially a large-scale ocean current
- A circular motion, or a circle described by a moving body; a turn or revolution; a circuit.
- to whirl
- To listen attentively; often used in the imperative.
- A mountain range in Northern Germany; its rugged terrain extends across parts of Lower Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia.
- To perceive sounds through the ear.
- To perceive (a sound, or something producing a sound) with the ear, to recognize (something) in an auditory way.
- To exercise this faculty intentionally; to listen to.
- To listen favourably to; to grant (a request etc.).
- To receive information about; to come to learn of.
- To listen to (a person, case) in a court of law; to try.
- To sympathize with; to share the feeling or opinion of.
- Someone who inherits, or is designated to inherit, the property of another.
- One who inherits, or has been designated to inherit, a hereditary title or office.
- A successor in a role, representing continuity with the predecessor.
- A strand of hair
- The fibrous shaft or barb of a feather (especially that of the ostrich or peacock) used to make artificial flies for angling
- An artificial fly made with this barb
- A reptile or amphibian.
- A time period of sixty minutes; one twenty-fourth of a day.
- A season, moment, time or stound.
- The time.
- Used after a two-digit hour and a two-digit minute to indicate time.
- A distance that can be traveled in one hour.
- To throw (something) with force.
- To utter (harsh or derogatory speech), especially at its target.
- To participate in the sport of hurling.
- To vomit.
- To twist or turn.
- A throw, especially a violent throw; a fling.
- The act of vomiting.
- The act of hitting the sliotar with the hurley.
- (car) ride
- tumult; riot; hurly-burly
- A table on which fibre is stirred and mixed by beating with a bow spring.
- to hum; buzz
- To make a rolling, trilling, or burring sound; gnarl
- roe of the salmon, red caviar
- Someone who uses instant messaging.
- The eighth month of the civil year in the Jewish calendar, after Nisan and before Sivan.
- A judge of Israel.
- name of biblical origin.
- A seal
- To modify (weaponry) to disadvantage; especially, to attach and use a tracking device to covertly monitor its location.
- To knock one pace-egg against that of an opponent, with the aim of cracking the other’s egg and leaving one's own intact.
- A mocking remark or reflection.
- To utter sarcastic or mocking comments; to speak with mockery or derision; to use taunting language.
- To mock; treat with mockery; to taunt.
- A gear; a tackle.
- An assemblage or combination of tackles, for hoisting or lowering the yards of a ship.
- A sudden, often uncontrolled movement, especially of the body.
- A quick, often unpleasant tug or shake.
- A dull or stupid person.
- A person with unlikable or obnoxious qualities and behavior, typically mean, self-centered or disagreeable.
- The rate of change in acceleration with respect to time.
- A soda jerk.
- A lift in which the weight is taken with a quick motion from shoulder height to a position above the head with arms fully extended and held there for a brief time.
- To make a sudden uncontrolled movement.
- To give a quick, often unpleasant tug or shake.
- To masturbate.
- To beat, to hit.
- To throw with a quick and suddenly arrested motion of the hand.
- To lift using a jerk.
- To flout with contempt.
- A rich, spicy Jamaican marinade
- Meat cured by jerking; charqui.
- To cure (meat) by cutting it into strips and drying it, originally in the sun.
- of e.g. jour printer.
- The edge between the pavement and the roadway, consisting of a line of kerbstones.
- To damage vehicle wheels or tyres by running into or over a pavement kerb.
- A knurl.
- The small wooden ball in the game of trap ball, or knurr and spell.
- a granary, or village containing a granary, in the Mahgreb (Berber countries).
- name of modern usage.
- especially To teach or to learn.
- A sweet secretion, produced by the larvae of the family Psyllidae, that forms scales on eucalyptus leaves
- One of the lice whose larvae produce this secretion.