having the paleness of wax
tanned and coarsened from being outdoors
A snow skiing style in which the skier executes a series of short quick parallel turns by moving the backs of the skis from side to side at a constant speed.
marked by good intentions though often producing unfortunate results
a flat stone for sharpening edged tools or knives
pale, especially with fear
brown-and-buff European songbird of grassy meadows
tour the country in order to solicit votes for an election
a person who is inwardly evil but outwardly professes to be virtuous
a firecracker that makes a whizzing sound followed by a loud explosion
an oilman who drills exploratory wells in territory not known to be an oil field
a Folklore depiction of ghostly light sometimes seen at night or twilight over bogs, swamps, and marshes
Variation in wind velocity occurring along a direction at right angles to the wind's direction and tending to exert a turning force.
crisp apple with dark red skin
the act of tapping a telephone or telegraph line to get information
an upstart who makes conceited, sardonic, insolent comments
an insignificant student who is ridiculed as being affected or studying excessively
rapid and efficient processing (storage and printing) of linguistic data for composition and editing
an educational plan in which students alternate between paid employment and formal study
any of several low composite herbs of the genera Artemisia or Seriphidium
A string of beads that one fingers and moves in order to calm oneself.
a joint lock primarily affecting the wrist-joint and possibly the radioulnar joints through rotation of the hand
a skin problem marked by the development (on the eyelids and neck and back) of irregular yellow nodules
similar to the color of an egg yolk
Denoting, relating to, or involving tissues or cells belonging to individuals of different species.
Growing in dry places.
a small cartilaginous process (extension) of the lower part of the sternum which is usually ossified in the adult human
To expose or subject to x-ray radiation.
a colorless flammable volatile liquid hydrocarbon used as a solvent
A surgical instrument for scraping bones.
A Yankee custom, characteristic, usage, or pronunciation.
A member of an American Indian people of northwestern Mexico and Arizona.
the face veil worn by Muslim women
An individual or respondent who persistently tends to respond in the affirmative more often than others, regardless of the questions.
a republic on the southwestern shores of the Arabian Peninsula on the Indian Ocean
(cosmology) the original matter that (according to the big bang theory) existed before the formation of the chemical elements
a peninsula in Central America extending into the Gulf of Mexico between the Bay of Campeche and the Caribbean Sea
A member of an Eskimo people of Siberia, the Aleutian Islands, and southwestern Alaska.
a circular domed dwelling that is portable and self-supporting
A large Japanese business conglomerate.
A zebra or similar (notably equine) animal; of, like or pertaining to a zebra.
The hybrid offspring of a male zebra and a female donkey.
(in India and Iran) The part of a house for the seclusion of women.
quality control that strives for a perfect production process, resulting in flawless products
a policy for establishing and developing a national homeland for Jews in Palestine
an animal disease that can be transmitted to humans
muishond of northern Africa
One of the two paired processes of a vertebra that interlock it with the adjacent vertebrae.
(of bird feet) having the first and fourth toes directed backward the second and third forward
the branch of chemistry concerned with fermentation (as in making wine or brewing or distilling).