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- To take away by force; to carry away (a human being) wrongfully and usually with violence or deception; to kidnap.
- To draw away, as a limb or other part, from its ordinary position; to move similar parts apart.
- Rejected; cast aside.
- Sunk to or existing in a low condition, state, or position.
- Cast down in spirit or hope; degraded; servile; grovelling; despicable; lacking courage; offered in a humble and often ingratiating spirit.
- Showing utter hopelessness, helplessness; showing resignation; wretched.
- A person in the lowest and most despicable condition; a castaway; outcast.
- To cast off or out; to reject.
- To cast down; hence, to abase; to degrade; to lower; to debase.
- A higher-pitched or stronger articulation of a particular syllable of a word or phrase in order to distinguish it from the others or to emphasize it.
- Emphasis or importance in general.
- A mark or character used in writing, in order to indicate the place of the spoken accent, or to indicate the nature or quality of the vowel marked.
- Modulation of the voice in speaking; the manner of speaking or pronouncing; a peculiar or characteristic modification of the voice, expressing emotion; tone.
- The distinctive manner of pronouncing a language associated with a particular region, social group, etc., whether of a native speaker or a foreign speaker; the phonetic and phonological aspects of a dialect.
- A distinctive manner of producing a sign language, such as someone who does not normally use a certain sign language might have when using it.
- A word; a significant tone or sound.
- Expressions in general; speech.
- Stress laid on certain syllables of a verse.
- A regularly recurring stress upon the tone to mark the beginning, and, more feebly, the third part of the measure.
- A special emphasis of a tone, even in the weaker part of the measure.
- The rhythmical accent, which marks phrases and sections of a period.
- The expressive emphasis and shading of a passage.
- A mark used to represent specific stress on a note.
- A mark placed at the right hand of a letter, and a little above it, to distinguish magnitudes of a similar kind expressed by the same letter, but differing in value, as y', y''.
- A mark at the right hand of a number, indicating minutes of a degree, seconds, etc., as in 12' 27'', meaning twelve minutes and twenty-seven seconds.
- A mark used to denote feet and inches, as in 6' 10'', meaning six feet ten inches.
- Emphasis laid on a part of an artistic design or composition; an emphasized detail, in particular a detail in sharp contrast to its surroundings.
- A very small gemstone set into a piece of jewellery.
- A distinctive feature or quality.
- To express the accent of vocally; to utter with accent.
- To mark emphatically; to emphasize; to accentuate; to make prominent.
- To mark with written accents.
- To receive, especially with a consent, with favour, or with approval.
- To admit to a place or a group.
- To regard as proper, usual, true, or to believe in.
- To receive as adequate or satisfactory.
- To receive or admit to; to agree to; to assent to; to submit to.
- To endure patiently.
- To agree to pay.
- To receive officially.
- To receive something willingly.
- To summon.
- To quote.
- To excite.
- To induce.
- To approach and speak to boldly or aggressively, as with a demand or request.
- To join side to side; to border; hence, to sail along the coast or side of.
- To approach; to come up to.
- To speak to first; to address; to greet.
- To adjoin; to lie alongside.
- To solicit sexually.
- To assault (the most common modern usage).
- Address; greeting.
- An attack.
- Of, pertaining to, or producing vinegar
- Of or pertaining to acetic acid or its derivatives
- the triglyceride of acetic acid
- The lowest groups of animals, in which no nervous system has been observed.
- Temporarily assuming the duties or authority of another person when they are unable to do their job.
- An intended action or deed.
- The occupation of an actor.
- The deeds or actions of parties are called actings to avoid confusion with the legal senses of deeds and actions.
- Something done so as to accomplish a purpose.
- A way of motion or functioning.
- A fast-paced activity.
- A mechanism; a moving part or assembly.
- The mechanism, that is the set of moving mechanical parts, of a keyboard instrument, like a piano, which transfers the motion of the key to the sound-making device.Marshall Cavendish Corporation Growing Up with Science p.1079
- sexual intercourse.
- The distance separating the strings and the fretboard on the guitar.
- A charge or other process in a law court (also called lawsuit and actio).
- A mapping from a pairing of mathematical objects to one of them, respecting their individual structures. The pairing is typically a Cartesian product or a tensor product. The object that is not part of the output is said to act on the other object. In any given context, action is used as an abbreviation for a more fully named notion, like group action or left group action.
- The event or connected series of events, either real or imaginary, forming the subject of a play, poem, or other composition; the unfolding of the drama of events.
- The attitude or position of the several parts of the body as expressive of the sentiment or passion depicted.
- spin put on the bowling ball.
- A share in the capital stock of a joint-stock company, or in the public funds.
- To act on a request etc, in order to put it into effect.
- To initiate a legal action against someone.
- a promontory of Acarnania in Ancient Greece where and Cleopatra were defeated by Octavian in a naval battle in 31 BC
- Like, characteristic, or typical of an actor
- Existing in act or reality, not just potentially; really acted or acting; occurring in fact.
- Factual, real, not just apparent or even false.
- In action at the time being; now existing; current.
- Active, not passive.
- Used to emphasise a noun or verb, whether something is real or metaphorical.
- An actual, real one; notably:
- Something actually received; real receipts, as distinct from estimated ones.
- A radio callsign modifier that specifies the commanding officer of the unit or asset denoted by the remainder of the callsign and not the officer's assistant or other designee.
- Sharpened; sharp-pointed.
- To sharpen; to make pungent; to quicken.
- Sharpness or acuteness, as of a needle, wit, etc.
- A person who is addicted, especially to a harmful drug
- An adherent or fan (of something)
- To cause someone to become addicted, especially to a drug
- To involve oneself in something habitually, to the exclusion of almost anything else.
- To adapt; to make suitable; to fit.
- To draw towards a center or a middle line.
- The product of an addition reaction
- To transport something by advection
- To influence or alter.
- To move to emotion.
- Of an illness or condition, to infect or harm (a part of the body).
- To dispose or incline.
- To tend to by affinity or disposition.
- To assign; to appoint.
- To aim for, to try to obtain.
- To feel affection for (someone); to like, be fond of.
- To show a fondness for (something); to choose.
- To make a show of; to put on a pretence of; to feign; to assume. To make a false display of.
- One's mood or inclination; mental state.
- A desire, an appetite.
- A subjective feeling experienced in response to a thought or other stimulus; mood, emotion, especially as demonstrated in external physical signs.
- One of the Furies
- To allure; to entice.
- Of or pertaining to a hypothetical grouping of languages that includes the Turkic, Mongolic, and Tungusic and less often the Japanese and Korean languages. The most familiar modern languages of this group include Turkish, Mongolian and, more controversially, Japanese and Korean.
- An amphibious vehicle of a class introduced in World War II.
- A dam made in a stream for maintaining and regulating irrigation.
- To direct.
- To impute.
- Lifted up; raised; erect.
- Attentive, like a person listening.
- The act of ascending; a motion upwards.
- The way or means by which one ascends.
- An eminence, hill, or high place.
- The degree of elevation of an object, or the angle it makes with a horizontal line; inclination; rising grade.
- The ascender height in a typeface.
- An increase, for example in popularity or hierarchy
- Any specific feature, part, or element of something.
- The way something appears when viewed from a certain direction or perspective.
- The way something appears when considered from a certain point of view.
- A phase or a partial, but significant view or description of something.
- One's appearance or expression.
- Position or situation with regard to seeing; that position which enables one to look in a particular direction; position in relation to the points of the compass.
- Prospect; outlook.
- A grammatical quality of a verb which determines the relationship of the speaker to the internal temporal flow of the event the verb describes, or whether the speaker views the event from outside as a whole, or from within as it is unfolding.
- The relative position of heavenly bodies as they appear to an observer on earth; the angular relationship between points in a horoscope.
- The act of looking at something; gaze.
- Appearance to the eye or the mind; look; view.
- In aspect-oriented programming, a feature or component that can be applied to parts of a program independent of any inheritance hierarchy.
- ancestral, atavistic
- Pertaining to ataxia.
- Presenting an action or event as being incomplete.
- the incapability of a woman to conceive and give birth to children
- Lacking muscle tone.
- Characterized by atony, or want of vital energy.
- Pertaining to or suffering from atopy.
- To arrest, seize.
- To fasten, to join to (literally and figuratively).
- To adhere; to be attached.
- To come into legal operation in connection with anything; to vest.
- To win the heart of; to connect by ties of love or self-interest; to attract; to fasten or bind by moral influence; with to.
- To connect, in a figurative sense; to ascribe or attribute; to affix; with to.
- To take, seize, or lay hold of.
- An attempt to cause damage, injury to, or death of opponent or enemy.
- An attempt to detract from the worth or credibility of, a person, position, idea, object, or thing, by physical, verbal, emotional, or other assault.
- A time in which one attacks. The offence of a battle.
- Collectively, the bowlers of a cricket side.
- Any contact with the ball other than a serve or block which sends the ball across the plane of the net.
- The three attackmen on the field or all the attackmen of a team.
- The sudden onset of a disease or condition.
- An active episode of a chronic or recurrent disease.
- The onset of a musical note, particularly with respect to the strength (and duration) of that onset.
- The amount of time it takes for the volume of an audio signal to go from zero to maximum level (e.g. an audio waveform representing a snare drum hit would feature a very fast attack, whereas that of a wave washing to shore would feature a slow attack).
- To apply violent force to someone or something.
- To aggressively challenge a person, idea, etc., with words (particularly in newspaper headlines, because it typesets into less space than "criticize" or similar).
- To begin to affect; to act upon injuriously or destructively; to begin to decompose or waste.
- To deal with something in a direct way; to set to work upon.
- To aim balls at the batsman’s wicket.
- To set a field, or bowl in a manner designed to get wickets.
- To bat aggressively, so as to score runs quickly.
- To move forward in an active attempt to score a point, as opposed to trying not to concede.
- To accelerate quickly in an attempt to get ahead of the other riders.
- that has no type; devoid of typical character; irregular; unlike the type
- An advocate, a lawyer
- Any of four species of wading birds in the genus Recurvirostra, of the family Recurvirostridae, with long, slender recurved bills, long legs, and webbed feet.
- Pertaining to azote, or nitrogen; formed or consisting of azote
- Fatal to animal life.
- A short piece of rope spliced to form a circle
- A loop of rope with a knot at one end to catch in an eye at the other endUS FM 55-501 MARINE CREWMAN’S HANDBOOK; 1 December 1999. Used to secure oars etc. at their place.
- A loop of thread, typically braided, attached at each end to a jacket. Used to pass through the brooch bar of medals to affix them to the jacket without damaging it.
- The clevis of a pulley block.
- An eye in the end of a rope.
- A method of joining fabric, for example the doors of a tent, by interlacing loops of cord (beckets) through eyelet holes and adjacent loops.
- A spade for digging turf.
- To cut or divide into two parts.
- To divide an angle, line segment, or other figure into two equal parts.
- A bisector, which divides into two equal parts.
- An envelope, card, or fragment thereof showing an affixed cut half of a regular issued stamp, over which one or more postal markings have been applied. Typically used in wartime when normal lower rate stamps may not be available.
- Spiteful or malevolent; catty; malicious; unpleasant.
- An uneven patch of color or discoloration.
- An irregularly shaped spot.
- Imperfection; blemish on one’s reputation, stain.
- To mark with blotches.
- To develop blotches, to become blotchy.
- A North American wild cat, Lynx rufus, having tufted ears and a short tail.
- a multi-purpose construction vehicle, akin to a smaller version of a front-end loader or a backhoe (backhoe loader), with a one-man caged control cabin
- Full of botches or mistakes; poorly done.
- A North-American tree,
- A seal, as of a letter.
- A special characteristic or quality; prestige.
- A commemorative stamped design or inscription on an envelope, other than a cancellation or pre-printed postage.
- A sealed envelope containing an item whose price is being negotiated.
- A capsule containing a pharmaceutical preparation.
- A hidden location from which one can observe birds while remaining unseen.
- To mark (an envelope) with a commemorative stamped design or inscription.
- A member of an Indian people from central Mexico.
- The language of these people.
- To act in partnership.
- A fine fabric made from wool (originally camel, but later goat) and silk.
- A garment made from such a fabric.
- Can not (am/is/are unable to).
- Am/are/is forbidden or not permitted to
- Something that cannot be done.
- A graduate of Cambridge University.
- Having angles.
- Inclined at an angle to something else; sloping.
- A gait of a horse between a trot and a gallop, consisting of three beats and a "suspension" phase, where there are no feet on the ground. Also describing this gait on other four legged animals.
- A ride on a horse at such speed.
- To move at such pace.
- To cause to move at a canter; to ride (a horse) at a canter.
- One who cants or whines; a beggar.
- One who makes hypocritical pretensions to goodness; one who uses canting language.
- Any of various snakes of the species
- A splinter, slice, or sliver broken off something.
- The raised back of a saddle.
- To cut into pieces.
- To cut out from.
- A melody or song, particularly ecclesiastical.
- The principal voice.
- A smooth-coated tablet shaped like a capsule, used as a tamper-resistant alternative to a capsule, or an easy-to-swallow alternative to regular tablets.
- A component of an interest rate cap, a derivative instrument that effectively prevents the interest payments on an otherwise variable-rate loan from exceeding an agreed level (the "cap"). Each "caplet", analysable as a call option, covers one interest accrual period (such as three months); the whole interest rate cap is made up of a series of consecutive caplets.
- A particular phthalimide fungicide.
- ethyl mercaptan
- One who is holding a captive or captives.
- One who catches or has caught or captured something or someone.
- A mark or sign
- A magical symbol
- car park
- A churl; a boor; a peasant or countryman.
- A mythical element of which the philosopher's stone was believed to be composed.
- A ticket book, a collection of tickets in the form of a booklet often sold at a discount to single tickets.
- A customs document that allows the temporary duty-free importation of a particular article
- An admission pass.
- A fabric used as a complete floor covering.
- Any surface or cover resembling a carpet or fulfilling its function.
- A wrought cover for tables.
- A woman's pubic hair.
- To lay carpet, or to have carpet installed, in an area.
- To substantially cover something, as a carpet does; to blanket something.
- To reprimand.
- A vegetable with a nutritious, juicy, sweet root that is often orange in colour, Daucus carota, especially the subspecies sativus in the family Apiaceae.
- A shade of orange similar to the flesh of most carrots.
- A motivational tool.
- To attach (a boat) to the roof of an automobile for transportation.
- A little box, e.g. for jewellery.
- An urn.
- A coffin.
- A gasket.
- To put into, or preserve in, a casket.
- Set in a cast.
- Having membership in a caste.
- Instantly appealing and memorable (of a tune or phrase).
- Tending to catch or ensnare; entangling.
- Consisting of, or occurring in, disconnected parts or snatches; changeable.
- The state or essence of being a cat.
- bell changes rung on nine bells
- The place where provisions are deposited.
- A cord of great toughness made from the intestines of animals, especially of sheep, used for strings of musical instruments, etc.
- The material from which such cords are made.
- A sort of linen or canvas, with wide interstices.
- A member of certain so self-styled Novatian and other Christian sects embracing a form of dualism and extraordinary practices adhering to Mary Magdalene's teachings, persecuted by Roman Catholics as heretics.
- China, specifically medieval northern China as reached by the overland Silk Road to Xi'an or Beijing, not known at the time to be related to southern China as reached by the maritime routes to Guangzhou.
- A settlement in North Dakota.
- A spelling variant of Cathy, diminutive of the female given name Catherine.
- A type of inflorescence, consisting of a slender axis with many unisexual apetalous flowers along its sides, as in the willow and poplar.
- A watery or thin drink (especially tea or milk); a non-alcoholic drink.
- Domesticated bovine animals (cows, bulls, steers etc).
- Certain other livestock, such as sheep, pigs or horses.
- People who resemble domesticated bovine animals in behavior or destiny.
- Of the method of being out in which the striker hits the ball and a fielder catches it.
- caution; prudence; wariness
- A hot iron for searing or cauterizing.
- a warning
- a qualification or exemption
- a notice requesting a postponement of a court proceeding
- a formal notice of interest in land, under a Torrens land-title system
- To qualify a particular statement with a proviso or caveat
- To lodge a formal notice of interest in land, under a Torrens land-title system
- To issue a notice requesting that proceedings be suspended
- To warn or caution against some event
- A hole or hollow depression.
- A hollow area within the body (such as the sinuses).
- A soft area in a decayed tooth.
- To prance, said of mounts
- To move about carelessly, playfully or boisterously.
- Any book printed by the first English printer.
- A branch of the Indo-European languages that was spread widely over western and central Europe in the pre-Christian era.
- Any of several sports teams. See Wikipedia for a list.
- Of the Celts; Of the style of the Celts
- A weight of one hundred avoirdupois pounds; hundredweight.
- Relating to a hundred.
- The anion CeO32- of cerium.
- An unctuous preparation for external application — mainly wax (or resin or spermaceti) mixed with oil, lard, and various medicinal ingredients — of a consistency between ointment and plaster, so that it can be spread upon cloth without the use of heat, but does not melt when applied to the skin.
- A hydrous silicate of cerium (and other metals).
- A horn-shaped cerithiid shell.
- A leather fighting glove, frequently weighted with metal.
- A girdle, especially that of Aphrodite (or Venus) which gave the wearer the power to excite love.
- he; the one; the person in question
- abstaining from sexual intercourse, celibate
- virginal, innocent, having had no sexual experience
- simple, austere, undecorative
- modest, decent, morally pure
- collet, beazle (around a jewel, on a ring)
- Of a person, chatting a lot or fond of chatting.
- Of a text or speech, expressed in a conversational style.
- Infested with chats, ie, lice
- Containing chert.
- Having large breasts; busty.
- Not dry; involving the coughing of phlegm.
- Coming from, or associated with, the chest.
- A member of one of various South Indian castes of merchants, money-lenders and land-owners.
- The extreme end of the chancel or choir; properly the round or polygonal part.
- A painted or stained calico fabric, originally produced in India, and known for its brightly colored designs.
- a large spotted deer, of genus Axis, native to India and Sri Lanka
- Containing, or covered with, cities.
- To become more like or more in the character of a city.
- To make more like or more in the character of a city.
- To make more like a city person.
- An archaic musical instrument whose exact form is uncertain, generally shown with four strings.
- Either of a pair of terpenoids, geranial and neral, that have the molecular formula C10H16O and are used in perfumery and flavourings.
- Of, pertaining to, or derived from, the citron or lemon.
- sticky and foul; muddy; filthy; dirty
- A soft or sloppy lump or mass.
- Anything put together or made in a careless or slipshod way.
- A sluttish or slipshod woman.
- To daub or smear, as with lime; to make or finish in a slipshod way.
- shabby, dirty, greasy.
- A shabby, slovenly person.
- A pair of athletic shoes equipped with cleats.
- Characterised by cliffs; cliffy, craggy.
- A morpheme that functions like a word, but never appears as an independent word, instead being always attached to a following or preceding word (or, in some cases, within a surrounding word).
- To adorn or cover with clothing; to dress; to supply clothes or clothing.
- To cover or invest, as if with a garment.
- Resembling cloth.
- Full of clots, or clods.
- An old term for cotton
- To seize, as though with claws.
- To grip or grasp tightly.
- The claw of a predatory animal or bird.
- A grip, especially one seen as rapacious or evil.
- A device to interrupt power transmission, commonly used between engine and gearbox in a car.
- The pedal in a car that disengages power transmission.
- Any device for gripping an object, as at the end of a chain or tackle.
- A small handbag or purse with no straps or handle.
- An important or critical situation.
- Performing or tending to perform well in difficult, high-pressure situations.
- A brood of chickens or a sitting of eggs.
- A group or bunch (of people or things).
- Any of certain South American monkeys of the genus Ateles, especially
- Covered with a thin layer.
- A coat with short flaps
- A machine that coats material with a fluid.
- a document issued by the bond office stating that duty has been paid and goods may be sold.
- An office in a customhouse where goods intended for export are entered.
- A measure for bread.
- pert; saucy
- An expert in the codes of civil law.
- A person who codifies; a codifier.
- Reasonable and convincing; based on evidence.
- Appealing to the intellect or powers of reasoning.
- Forcefully persuasive; relevant, pertinent.
- A group of people supporting the same thing or person.
- A demographic grouping of people, especially those in a defined age group, or having a common characteristic.
- Any division of a Roman legion, normally of about 500 men.
- An accomplice; abettor; associate.
- Any band or body of warriors.
- A natural group of orders of organisms, less comprehensive than a class.
- A colleague.
- A set of individuals in a program, especially when compared to previous sets of individuals within the same program.
- of or relating to the sex act or coitus
- Sexual intercourse, especially involving penile-vaginal penetration.
- A pigtail, a symbol of the matador.
- Any of several placenames in England derived from and
- derived from any of these places.
- name transferred from the surname.
- A battle, a fight (often one in which weapons are used); a struggle for victory.
- To fight with; to struggle for victory against.
- A confection consisting of a nut, seed or fruit coated with sugar.
- To preserve dry with sugar.
- A computerised image of a suspect produced for the police force.
- Courtesy and considerate behaviour towards others; social harmony.
- Friendly understanding and mutual recognition between two entities, especially nations.
- A communications satellite.
- Any of various kinds of food that have been immersed in a substance for both flavor and preservation.
- To prepare (food) in this manner.
- A magnesian variety of dolomite.
- The state of being cool, temperature-wise; coolness.
- A louse.
- A louse.
- Any germ or contaminant, real or imagined, especially from the opposite gender (for pre-pubescent children).
- A nest-building female American Coot (counterpart to cooter).
- A slang term for a sideswiper, a type of telegraph key.
- A copier; one who copies.
- To plot (curves, points, etc.) together.
- A helicopter.
- To helicopter: to transport by helicopter.
- To helicopter: to travel by helicopter.
- To move like a helicopter.
- Of or pertaining to the Copts, the or to the Coptic language.
- The Coptic language of Egypt.
- A flirtatious female; a coquette.
- A flirtatious male.
- To act as a flirt or coquet.
- To waste time; to dally.
- To attempt to attract the notice, admiration, or love of; to treat with a show of tenderness or regard, with a view to deceive and disappoint.
- A musical instrument of the brass family, slightly smaller than a trumpet, usually in the musical key of B-flat.
- A piece of paper twisted to be used as a container.
- A pastry shell to be filled with ice-cream, hence (UK) an ice cream cone.
- A troop of cavalry; so called from its being accompanied by a cornet player.
- A kind of organ stop.
- The white headdress worn by the
- The standard flown by a cavalry troop.
- The fifth commissioned officer in a cavalry troop, who carried the colours (equivalent to the in infantry).
- A woman's foundation garment, reinforced with stays, that supports the waistline, hips and bust.
- A tight-fitting gown or basque worn by both men and women during the Middle Ages.
- To enclose in a corset; to wear a corset.
- To restrict or confine.
- a city in Colorado, USA
- To treat like a pet; to overly indulge. name="oetyld"> Etymology Dictionary
- A pet; a pet lamb. name="oetyld"> Etymology Dictionary
- Someone indulged or cosseted. name="oetyld"> Etymology Dictionary
- Pertaining to a rib.
- Pertaining to a costa
- Pertaining to the costa and/or to the wing areas next to it
- Having a specified (type of) cost
- Of high cost; expensive.
- A hilly upland including the divide between two valleys.
- The side of a valley.
- An inner suburb of Bristol, England between Clifton, Redland and St Pauls
- form of (peasant inhabiting a cottage)
- A pin or wedge inserted through a slot to hold machine parts together.
- a cotter pin.
- To fasten with a cotter.
- A peasant who performed labour in exchange for the right to live in a cottage.
- Any member of the Cottidae.
- Any of several cup-shaped organs in various animals
- A syntype or paratype.
- A woven cloth created specifically for making corsets.
- Hidden, covered over; overgrown, sheltered.
- Secret, surreptitious, concealed.
- A covering.
- A disguise.
- A hiding place.
- Area of thick undergrowth where animals hide.
- A feather that covers the bases of flight feathers.
- a city in Oklahoma, USA.
- Either of a pair of lamellate structures on the underside of each abdominal segment in silverfish
- Relating to, or characterized by, craft or skill; dexterous.
- Possessing dexterity; skilled; skillful.
- Skillful at deceiving others; characterized by craft; cunning; wily.
- A garland carried before the bier of a maiden and subsequently hung over the grave.
- To scratch.
- A grated crib or manger.
- The vertical planks at the forward end of the hold of a traditional English narrowboat which constrain the cargo and support the top plank or walkway.
- A part of the Earth’s crust that has survived the splitting and merging of continents.
- A wide fabric band worn as a necktie by men having long ends hanging in front.
- A decorative fabric band or scarf worn around the neck by women.
- A bandage resembling a cravat, particularly a triangular bandage folded into a strip.
- To adorn with a cravat; to tie a cravat, or something resembling a cravat, around the neck.
- Of or relating to Crete or its inhabitants.
- An inhabitant or a resident of Crete.
- The dialect of Greek spoken in Crete.
- Using or relating to a metrical pattern of poetry where each foot is composed of three syllables, the first and third of which are stressed and the second is unstressed. This pattern is very rare in English poetry.
- A verse of this kind.
- A crucible or melting pot; a cruset.
- Each of the small hairs growing around a hawk's cere.
- A set of metal armour plating worn around a horse's neck.
- The coronet of a horse.
- The area where something forks or branches, a ramification takes place.
- The ventral area (very bottom) of the human body between where the legs fork from the torso, in the area of the genitals.
- Either the male or female genitalia.
- In the three-ball carom game, a small space at each corner of the table.
- To provide with a crotch; to give the form of a crotch to.
- To notch (a log) on opposite sides to provide a grip for the dogs that will haul it.
- The univalent radical CH3-CH=CH-CH2-
- A goldsmith's crucible.
- Having a crust, especially a thick one
- Short-tempered and gruff but, sometimes, with a harmless or benign inner nature; peevish, surly, harsh.
- Of very low quality; inferior.
- A tramp or homeless young person with poor cleanliness.
- Dried eye mucus.
- A member of an urban subculture with roots in punk and grebo, characterized by antiestablishment attitudes and an unkempt appearance.
- A device to assist in motion as a cane, especially one that provides support under the arm to reduce weight on a leg.
- Something that supports, often used negatively to indicate that it is not needed and causes an unhealthful dependency; a prop
- A crotch; the area of body where the legs fork from the trunk.
- A form of pommel for a woman's saddle, consisting of a forked rest to hold the leg of the rider.
- A knee, or piece of knee timber.
- A forked stanchion or post; a crotch.
- A type of cross formed from two "C"s joined back-to-back
- To support on crutches; to prop up.
- To shear the hindquarters of a sheep; to dag.
- A person skilled in using a cue.
- Scrap glass which is melted down for reuse.
- A small central plane in the back of a cut gem.
- Empty oyster shells and other substances laid down on oyster grounds to furnish points for the attachment of the spawn of the oyster.
- Young or seed oysters together with the shells and other objects to which they are usually attached.
- Rubbish; debris; refuse.
- Of or relating to a cult or the methods of cults.
- Established or accepted religious rites or customs of worship; state of religious development.
- an assistant rector or vicar
- a parish priest
- To act as a curator for.
- To apply selectivity and taste to, as a collection of fashion items or web pages.
- To work or act as a curator.
- An orthorhombic-dipyramidal mineral containing hydrogen, lead, oxygen, and uranium.
- A variety of short-barrelled cannon.
- A horse or other animal having a docked tail.
- An early type of bassoon.
- Of horses, having a docked tail.
- Physically shortened; short.
- Abridged, curtailed.
- In a curt manner; tersely, almost rudely.
- To leap about, frolic.
- To cause to leap about, dart or jump.
- To fly or swim with darting movements.
- (of a person) To prance; to caper, frolic.
- (of an object) To jump, skip, shake.
- A particular leap of a horse, when he raises both forelegs at once, equally advanced, and, as his forelegs are falling, raises his hind legs, so that all his legs are in the air at once.
- A prank; a frolic.
- A pigeon, wood pigeon or ring dove.
- A ghost town in Idaho.
- A village in Michigan.
- A in Montana.
- A city in South Dakota
- A in Washington.
- Frequent repetition of the same behavior; way of behavior common to many; ordinary manner; habitual practice; method of doing, living or behaving.
- Traditional beliefs or rituals
- Habitual buying of goods; practice of frequenting, as a shop, manufactory, etc., for making purchases or giving orders; business support.
- Long-established practice, considered as unwritten law, and resting for authority on long consent; usage. See Usage, and Prescription.
- Familiar acquaintance; familiarity.
- The customary toll, tax, or tribute.
- Created under particular specifications, specially to fit one's needs: specialized, unique, custom-made
- Own, personal, not standard or premade
- To make familiar; to accustom.
- To supply with customers.
- To pay the customs of.
- To have a custom.
- Overly, affectedly or unnecessarily cute; too cute to be taken as serious.
- To form skin.
- To make cute.
- A thin slice of meat, usually fried.
- A chop, a specific piece of meat (especially pork, chicken or beef) cut from the side of an animal.
- A variety of cellulose, occurring as a fine transparent membrane covering the aerial organs of plants, and forming an essential ingredient of cork.
- The set of edges (of a cut) whose endpoints are in different subsets of the partition
- A cutback.
- A T-shirt that has had the sleeves removed.
- spelling of Someone or something common and short or small.
- A hare.
- The Black Guillemot.
- Short, shortened or small. spelling of
- The cuttlefish.
- A knife.
- A foul-mouthed fellow.
- The chief police officer of a large city.
- Enclosed in a cyst.
- Of or pertaining to a cyst.
- Of or pertaining to the gall bladder or the urinary bladder.
- Any of a class of enzymes, found especially in cereals, that solubilize cell walls by hydrolyzing mannan, galactan, xylan and araban.
- A nonnucleated mass of protoplasm, the supposed simplest form of independent life, differing from the amoeba, in which nuclei are present.
- cell-like; applied to the corpuscles of lymph, blood, chyle, etc.
- All the cells of a particular organism together with their associated cellular processes
- The fertilized egg cell or parent cell, whose development produces the child or other organism.
- An igneous, volcanic rock with a high iron content.
- A bandit or armed robber, especially in India, Pakistan, and the surrounding region.
- To commit armed robbery.
- To pour off (a liquid) gently, so as not to disturb the sediment.
- To pour from one vessel into another.
- To flow.
- To remove a clone from its chamber, vat, or artificial womb.
- To rehouse people while their buildings are being refurbished or rebuilt.
- An act or practice intended to deceive; a trick
- An act of deceiving someone
- The state of being deceitful or deceptive
- The tort or fraudulent representation of a material fact made with knowledge of its falsity, or recklessly, or without reasonable grounds for believing its truth and with intent to induce reliance on it; the plaintiff justifiably relies on the deception, to his injury.
- To make an infusion
- To reduce, or concentrate by boiling down
- To cut short; to curtail.
- A fault or malfunction.
- The quantity or amount by which anything falls short.
- A part by which a figure or quantity is wanting or deficient.
- To abandon or turn against; to cease or change one's loyalty, especially from a military organisation or political party.
- To desert one's army, to flee from combat.
- To join the enemy army.
- To flee one's country and seek asylum.
- Make sad or dispirited.
- To cast down.
- A wrongful act, analogous to a tort in common law.
- The branch of law dealing in delicts.
- To render a representation of something, using words, sounds, images, or other means.
- To take apart from; to take off.
- To separate for a special object or use.
- to discover or find by careful search, examination, or probing
- A juror in ancient Athens.
- An upper-class black.
- An authoritative statement; a dogmatic saying; a maxim, an apothegm.
- A judicial opinion expressed by judges on points that do not necessarily arise in the case, and are not involved in it.
- The report of a judgment made by one of the judges who has given it.
- An arbitrament or award.
- a didactic person
- a person gifted, trained, or intending to instruct
- Relating to diet; dietetic.
- Of or relating to both ears.
- Proceeding without deviation or interruption.
- Straight; not crooked, oblique, or circuitous; leading by the short or shortest way to a point or end.
- Straightforward; sincere.
- Immediate; express; plain; unambiguous.
- In the line of descent; not collateral.
- In the direction of the general planetary motion, or from west to east; in the order of the signs; not retrograde; said of the motion of a celestial body.
- Pertaining to, or effected immediately by, action of the people through their votes instead of through one or more representatives or delegates.
- having a single flight number.
- To manage, control, steer.
- To aim (something) at (something else).
- To point out or show to (somebody) the right course or way; to guide, as by pointing out the way.
- To point out to with authority; to instruct as a superior; to order.
- To put a direction or address upon; to mark with the name and residence of the person to whom anything is sent.
- Instructive; that teaches.
- A teacher or lecturer at some American colleges or universities.
- A tour guide at a museum, art gallery, historical site, etc.
- The quality of being teachable.
- A summary; a brief digest.
- A short entry of the proceedings of a court; the register containing them; the office containing the register.
- A schedule of cases awaiting action in a court.
- An agenda of things to be done.
- A ticket or label fixed to something, showing its contents or directions to its use.
- A receipt.
- To make an entry in a docket.
- To label a parcel, etc.
- To make a brief abstract of (a writing) and endorse it on the back of the paper, or to endorse the title or contents on the back of; to summarize.
- To make a brief abstract of and inscribe in a book.
- To enter or inscribe in a docket, or list of causes for trial.
- A sweetened dish.
- Deer's testicles.
- To vex; grill; trouble; oppress.
- To delay; linger; tarry.
- To move slowly and heavily; dawdle; loiter.
- An idle wench; a slattern.
- A person slow in the execution of a job; a dawdler.
- Of, relating to, or originating in a duct
- Fitted with a duct
- One who leads.
- A device, usually in the form of an oscillating roller, for transferring ink from a source to the ink train rollers in a controlled manner.
- The number of strokes that make up a written letter, and the direction, sequence and speed in which they are written.
- A subtle reduction of weight towards the middle of the stroke of the letter.
- A duct, tube or canal in the body.
- Sweet, especially when describing voice or tones; melodious.
- Generally pleasing; agreeable.
- Sweet to the taste.
- The condition such that an organ or other body part has an abnormal position.
- A copy; usually contrasted with the original, or archetype.
- The result or outcome of a cause. See usage notes below.
- Impression left on the mind; sensation produced.
- Execution; performance; realization; operation.
- The state of being binding and enforceable, as in a rule, policy, or law.
- An illusion produced by technical means (as in "special effect")
- An alteration, or device for producing an alteration, in sound after it has been produced by an instrument.
- A scientific phenomenon, usually named after its discoverer.
- Belongings, usually as personal effects.
- Consequence intended; purpose; meaning; general intent; with to.
- Reality; actual meaning; fact, as distinguished from mere appearance.
- Manifestation; expression; sign.
- To make or bring about; to implement.
- To evoke, educe (emotions, feelings, responses, etc.); to generate, obtain, or provoke as a response or answer.
- To draw out, bring out, bring forth (something latent); to obtain information from someone or something.
- To use logic to arrive at truth; to derive by reason; deduce; construe.
- Elicited; drawn out; made real; open; evident.
- causing nausea and vomiting
- an agent that induces vomiting
- enate (related through female line).
- To enclose within a cyst.
- To be enclosed within a cyst.
- To lure; to attract by arousing desire or hope.
- The river Scheldt, which springs modestly in Northern France but becomes navigable for seaships in Flanders (Belgium) and the Netherlands
- A group of people, especially armed people, who go with a person of distinction for the sake of providing safety to them when on a journey;
- An accompanying person in such group
- A guard who travels with a dangerous person, for example a criminal, for the protection of others
- A group of people attending as a mark of respect or honor
- An accompanying person in a social gathering etc.
- Protection, care, or safeguard on a journey or excursion
- A sex worker who does not operate in a brothel, but with whom clients make appointments; a call girl or male equivalent.
- To attend to in order to guard and protect; to accompany as a safeguard; to give honorable or ceremonious attendance to
- To go with someone as a partner, for example on a formal date.
- Cut or dug into the surface as by etching.
- Toned and with a well-defined musculature.
- The study of principles relating to right and wrong conduct.
- The standards that govern the conduct of a person, especially a member of a profession.
- Of or relating to a group of people having common racial, national, religious or cultural origins.
- Belonging to a foreign culture.
- Representative of a folk or traditional mode of expression.
- Heathen, not Judeo-Christian-Muslim.
- An ethnic person, especially a foreigner or member of an immigrant community.
- An ethnic minority.
- A heathen, a pagan.
- (in classical scholarship) the demonym of an Ancient Greek city
- Relating to the etymon.
- A bet in which the bettor must correctly pick the two runners who finish first and second, in the correct order.
- To exclude; to specify as being an exception.
- To take exception, to object (to or against).
- With the exception of; but.
- With the exception (that); used to introduce a clause, phrase or adverb forming an exception or qualification to something previously stated.
- Unless; used to introduce a hypothetical case in which an exception may exist.
- To extract a material by boiling
- To look for (mentally); to look forward to, as to something that is believed to be about to happen or come; to have a previous apprehension of, whether of good or evil; to look for with some confidence; to anticipate; -- often followed by an infinitive, sometimes by a clause (with, or without, that).
- To consider obligatory or required.
- To consider reasonably due.
- To be pregnant, to consider a baby due.
- To wait for; to await.
- To wait; to stay.
- To cut out or away; to remove by exsection.
- Somebody's own act and deed.
- Anything stated and made certain.
- The due execution of a will, including everything necessary to its validity.
- A statement of fact and law delivered before a court
- The product, in multiplication.
- A wire basket on the end of a rod to carry glass bottles, etc., to the annealing furnace.
- An iron rod to be thrust into the mouths of bottles to carry them to the furnace.
- An exposed plumbing fitting; a tap or spigot; a regulator for controlling the flow of a liquid from a reservoir.
- An artist who models or forms statues and reliefs in any malleable material.
- Of or pertaining to boxing or fighting with fists.
- The vane toward the back of an arrow, used to stabilise the arrow during flight. Also called a flight or a feather.
- (fisheries) A large boneless fillet of halibut, swordfish or tuna.
- To feather, as an arrow.
- The flank or side of an animal, now only a pig when cured and salted; a side of bacon.
- To cut into, or off in, flitches or strips.
- To cut into; cut through; cut completely; cut in pieces; cut up; injure by cutting.
- A dispute, a quarrel; a fight or brawl.
- To argue, to quarrel; to fight.
- Artificially coloured; falsified, counterfeit.
- A tropical American tree, whose wood produces a yellow dye.
- A European tree, whose wood produces an orange dye.
- The wood of these trees.
- A yellow dye obtained from the wood of these trees.
- Of or pertaining to the Gathas.
- Belonging to earth; terrestrial.
- Pertaining to deeds or feats of arms; legendary.
- Relating to bodily motion; consisting of gestures.
- A problem affecting function; a bug; an imperfection; a quirk
- A bug or an exploit.
- A genre of experimental electronic music of the 1990s, characterized by a deliberate use of sonic artifacts that would normally be viewed as unwanted noise.
- A signal which does not remain active for a full clock period.<ref >Microchip, "Application Notes", #1451-A, http://ww1.microchip.com/downloads/en/AppNotes/01451A.pdf
- To experience an intermittent, unexpected, malfunction
- To perform an exploit or recreate a bug while playing a video game.
- To swallow.
- A mouthful.
- Pertaining to black magic or necromancy.
- To murmur, complain.
- A complaint.
- Of or relating to the sense of touch; tactile.
- Of or relating to
- Of or relating to the Hattians, an ancient people of Anatolia, Turkey.
- An extinct language once spoken in that region.
- Pertaining to bodily reactions characterised by flushed or dry skin.
- Very busy with activity and confusion; feverish.
- A hectic fever.
- A flush like one produced by such a fever.
- In medieval music, hocket is the rhythmic linear technique using the alternation of notes, pitches, or chords. A single melody is shared between two (or occasionally more) voices such that alternately one voice sounds while the other rests.
- Flashy, vivacious; attractive, desirable.
- The striking of one body against another; collision.
- The force or energy of a collision of two objects.
- A forced impinging.
- A significant or strong influence; an effect.
- To compress; to compact; to press or pack together.
- To influence; to affect; to have an impact on.
- To collide or strike.
- To state solemnly, to chant.
- To recite an incantation.
- To take in or ingest.
- To begin.
- Sexual relations between close relatives, especially immediate family members and first cousins, usually considered taboo; in many jurisdictions, close relatives are not allowed to marry, and incest is a crime.
- To engage in sexual intercourse with a relative.
- Uncultivated, wild.
- Rough, unrefined.
- To strike or stamp in.
- To accuse of wrongdoing; charge.
- To make a formal accusation or indictment for a crime against (a party) by the findings of a jury, especially a grand jury.
- to bring in as a member; to make a part of.
- to formally or ceremoniously install in an office, position, et cetera.
- to introduce into (particularly if certain knowledge or experience is required, such as ritual adulthood or cults).
- to draft into military service.
- to introduce; to bring in.
- To bring into contact with a substance that causes illness (a pathogen).
- To make somebody enthusiastic about one's own passion.
- To push or pump (something, especially fluids) into a cavity or passage.
- To introduce (something) suddenly or violently.
- To administer an injection to (someone or something), especially of medicine or drugs.
- To take or be administered something by means of injection, especially medicine or drugs.
- To introduce (code) into an existing program or its memory space, often without tight integration and sometimes through a security vulnerability.
- To cast or throw; used with on.
- An arthropod in the class Insecta, characterized by six legs, up to four wings, and a chitinous exoskeleton.
- Any small arthropod similar to an insect including spiders, centipedes, millipedes, etc
- A contemptible or powerless person.
- Of or related to iritis
- a village in Illinois, USA.
- a small city in Texas, USA.
- An island in the Ionian Sea; according to the legend Odysseus was its king.
- A community in Georgia in the United States.
- A city in Michigan.
- A village in Nebraska.
- A city and town in New York.
- A village in Ohio.
- A town in Wisconsin.
- Lying at length.
- A piece of clothing worn on the upper body outside a shirt or blouse, often waist length to thigh length.
- A piece of a person's suit, beside trousers and, sometimes, waistcoat; coat
- A removable or replaceable protective or insulating cover for an object (e.g. a book, hot water tank.)
- A police record.
- In ordnance, a strengthening band surrounding and reinforcing the tube in which the charge is fired.
- To enclose or encase in a jacket or other covering.
- A short portrait, 28 or 29 by 36 inches.
- An informal social gathering, especially one held over coffee for the purpose of conversation.
- Imperfect, makeshift; ramshackle, second-rate.
- Dried brick or mud, used as a material.
- To whine or complain, often needlessly and incessantly.
- Person who endlessly whines or complains; a person who finds fault with anything.
- An instance of kvetching; a complaint or whine.
- a fleshy muscle of the human body.
- Any of a class of cyclic amides that are the nitrogen analogs of lactones, formed by heating amino acids; the tautomeric enol forms are known as lactims.
- Of, relating to, or derived from milk
- Any of a class of cyclic hydroxy-imides (enols) that are tautomeric with the lactams.
- any cyclic hemiacetal formed by the intramolecular addition of a hydroxy group to a carbonyl group
- An organic residue or radical derived from lactic acid.
- A sharp, pointed, two-edged surgical instrument used in venesection and for opening abscesses etc.
- An iron bar used for tapping a melting furnace.
- To pierce with a lancet.
- Any of a class of plant proteins that bind specific carbohydrates.
- A lay person who reads aloud certain religious texts in a church service.
- A public lecturer or reader at some universities.
- A person who reads aloud to workers to entertain them, appointed by a trade union.
- Of or pertaining to, or living in still waters (such as lakes, ponds, or wetlands).
- Of or pertaining to the Latvian people or the Latvian language.
- Of or pertaining to the Baltic family of languages.
- An officer in ancient Rome, attendant on a consul or magistrate, who bore the fasces and was responsible for punishing criminals.
- Of or pertaining to stone.
- Of or relating to lithium.
- Relating to the formation of uric acid concretions (stones) in the bladder and other parts of the body.
- A stone tool or projectile
- A medicine that prevents stone in the bladder.
- To place; to set in a particular spot or position.
- To find out where something is located.
- To designate the site or place of; to define the limits of (Note: the designation may be purely descriptive: it need not be prescriptive.)
- To place oneself; to take up one's residence; to settle.
- Any of the grasshoppers, usually swarming, in the family Acrididae that are very destructive to crops and other vegetation.
- especially, the (
- ( (does not swarm)
- ( extinct
- ( - Australia
- ( spp.)
- A locust tree.
- To come in a swarm.
- Emitting light; shining, luminous.
- Translucent; clear, lucid.
- Of or pertaining to lues (syphilis).
- A person who has lues (syphilis).
- Any member of the Lyctidae.
- A branch formed by marcottage
- To propagate by marcottage.
- An evergreen shrub or small tree, Pistacia lentiscus, native to the Mediterranean.
- A hard, brittle, aromatic and transparent resin produced by this tree and used to make varnishes and chewing gum, and as a flavouring.
- An alcoholic liquor flavoured with this resin.
- A flexible, waterproof cement used as an adhesive, sealant or filler.
- A member of the Wichí people.
- color-coordinated, matching, especially to an excess.
- A Peruvian plant (Piper, Artanthe, elongatum) allied to the pepper, and whose leaves are used as a styptic and astringent.
- A rope of hair or maguey fibre, for tying horses, etc.
- Market; trade.
- A type of monkey.
- Causing miosis (the constriction of the pupil of the eye).
- Any drug that causes miosis.