the act or state of hearing. a formal hearing or interview. an opportunity of being heard, a group of listeners or spectators. reading, viewing, listening public.
a room, hall, or building used for public gatherings. the part of a public building where an audience sits.
divination from auspices or omens
foretoken, omen, portent, sign
stern and cold in appearance or manner, morally strict
ascetic, harsh, severe, stern, strict
the quality or condition of being authentic, trustworthy, or genuine
bona fides, genuine
one that originates or creates, the writer of a literary work
having or arising from authority, official. of acknowledged accuracy or excellence, highly reliable. wielding authority, commanding
commanding, influential, official, powerful
power influence or command thought, opinion, or behavior. freedom granted by one in authority. a person in command, a governmental agency or corporation to administer a revenue-producing public enterprise. an individual cited or appealed to as an expert.
the profession of writing. the source (as the author) of a piece of writing, music, or art. the state of art of writing, creating, or causing.
the biography of a person narrated by himself or herself
something written or made with one's own hand
to operate by automation. to convert to largely automatic operation
a usually four-wheeled automotive vehicle designed for passenger transportation
auto, car, machine, motorcar
an examination of a body after death to determine the cause of death or the character and extent of changes produces by disease
used of legal plea or charge. present or ready for immediate use.
accessible, at hand, convenient, handy, obtainable
excessive or insatiable desire for wealth or gain
of, relating to, or derived from birds
desirous to the point of greed: urgently eager. characterized by enthusiasm and vigorous pursuit
anxious, athirst, eager, greedy, keen
to make legally void. to keep away from. to prevent the occurrence or effectiveness of. to refrain from
elude, escape, eschew, evade, shun
an act or practice of avoiding or withdrawing from something
dodging, shunning, turning away
to give by judicial decree of after careful consideration. to confer or bestow as being deserved or merited or needed. a judgement or final decision especially the decision of arbitrators in a case submitted to them. the document containing the decision of arbitrators. something that is conferred or bestowed especially on the basis of merit or need
gift, grant, medal, prize, reward, trophy
having or showing realization, perception, or knowledge
cognisance, consciousness, knowingness, sentience
not graceful, ungainly. lacking dexterity or skill. marked by or causing embarrassment or discomfort
clumsy, cumbersome, gauche, inept, maladroit, ungainly, ungraceful
a pointed tool for making surfaces or piercing small holes (as in leather or wood)
a tool with bladed, usually heavy head mounted crosswise on a handle, used for felling trees or chopping wood. any of various bladed, hand-held implements used as a cutting tool or weapon.
the blue color of the clear sky, the heraldic color blue. the unclouded sky.
to talk enthusiastically or excessively. to utter meaningless or unintelligible sounds. to make sound as though babbling. to utter in an incoherently or meaninglessly repetitious manner.
chatter, gabble, prattle
a side of a pig cured and smoked
very small organisms and some can cause disease
something (as food) used in luring especially to a hook or trap
a person who makes bread
bare, lacking a natural or usual covering, like hair. lacking ornamentation, unadorned. undisguised, blunt
bare, hairless, nude, uncovered
a theatrical art form using dancing, music, and scenery to convey a story, theme, or atmosphere. music for a ballet
very ordinary and containing nothing that is interesting or important
flat, inane, insipid, jejune, vapid
a strip of fabric used especially to cover, dress, and bind up wounds. to bind, dress, or cover with a bandage.
good-natured and usually witty and animated joking. to speak to or address in a witty and teasing manner
jest, joke, tease
uncivilized, lacking culture or refinement. mercilessly harsh or cruel
cruel, ferocious, fierce, savage
lacking a natural, usual, or appropriate covering. lacking clothing. open to view. to make or lay bare
bald, naked, nude, open, uncovered
short loud cry of a dog. the though outer covering of the woody stems and roots of trees, shrubs, and other woody plants.
a usually large building for the storage of farm products or feed and usually for the housing of farm animals or farm equipment.
an instrument determining the pressure of the atmosphere and hence for assisting in forecasting weather and for determining altitude.
gun fire laid on a line close to friendly troops to scree and protect them
the substructure or foundation of a building. the lowest habitable story of a building, usually below ground level
a low-pitched sound. a person having this voice. a member of a family of instruments having the lowest range. any of several North America freshwater fishes of the family Centrarchidea, related to but larger than the sunfishes.
a usually wooden implement used for hitting the ball in various games. the man who uses a bat to hit the ball. a kind of flying mammals that have wings.
a washing or soaking (as in water or steam) of all or part of the body
a staff borne as a symbol of office. a hollow cylinder carried by each member of a relay team and passed to the succeeding runner. a slender rod with which a leader directs a band or orchestra
to beat with successive blows. a mixture consisting chiefly of flour, egg and milk or water
beat, pound, smash, trash; mixture
a group of two or more cells connected together to furnish electric current. an artillery unit in the army equivalent to a company
a principal compartment of the walls, roof, or other part of a building or of the whole building. a body of water partially enclosed by land but with a wide mouth, affording access to the sea.
a line of light. a long piece of wood, metal, etc. used to support weight, especially as part of the roof in a building. a wide and happy smile
the seed of any of various erect or climbing plants. a plant bearing beans.
a contemptible person, a person who is cruel and whose behaviour is uncontrolled. an animal, especially one that is large or dangerous, or one that is unusual
an insect, often large and black, with a hard case on its back, covering its wings
to ask earnestly for. to ask for as a charity
appeal, beseech, entreat, implore, plead
to father, sire. to cause to exist or occur
bring forth, engender, sire
a person who lives by asking people for money or food
a person who is starting to learn something and cannot do it very well yet
to give a false impression of somebody/something. to show that something cannot be true or correct
a hallow metallic device that gives off a reverberating sound when struck. the sounding of a bell.
inclined or eager to fight, hostile, or aggressive. of, pertaining to, or engaged in warfare
aggressive, bellicose, combative, contentious, hostile, militant, offensive, pugnacious, quarrelsome, warlike
one that takes the lead or initiative
a strip of flexible material worn especially around the waist. a continuous band of tough flexible material for transmitting motion and power or conveying materials. an area with particular characteristics or where a particular group of people live.
a long seat for two or more people, usually made of wood.
to turn or force from straight or even to curved or angular (especially of somebody's body or head) to lean, or make something lean, in a particular direction.
bow, curve, kneel, stoop, turn
kind, helpful, generous
beneficent, charitable, eleemosynary, good-hearted, large-hearted, philanthropic, sympathetic
not straight. strongly inclined. a natural skill or interest in something.
to scold or condemn vehemently and at length
revile, scold, upbraid, vituperate
a round flat cap made out of soft fabric and with a tight band around the head.
a pulpy and usually edible fruit (as a strawberry, raspberry, or checkerberry). the dry seed of some plants ( as wheat).
to risk money on a race or an event by trying to predict the result. something that is laid, staked, or pledged typically between two parties on the outcome of a contest or a contingent issue. the act of giving such a pledge.
any one of various liquids for drinking, usually excluding water.
to confuse somebody
baffle, confound, confuse, mystify, perplex, puzzle
making you feel confused
a strong feeling in favour of or against one group of people. to unfairly influence somebody's opinion or decisions
the adjective of "bias"
a list of books or articles about a particular subject or by a particular author.
a person who has very strong, unreasonable beliefs or opinion about race, religion, etc.
to cheat somebody, especially by taking money from them. one who cheats.
deceive, defraud, delude, dupe, swindle
a large panel designed to carry outdoor advertising
a scientist who studies biology
a creature that is covered with feathers and has two wings and two legs. a strange person
a red or brown mark on a person's skin that has been there since they were born.
any of various hard or crisp dry baked products. a small quick bread made from dough that has been rolled out and cut or dropped from a spoon
to seize especially with teeth or jaws so as to enter, grip, or wound. to wound, pierce, or sting especially with a fang or a proboscis. the act of biting. the amount of food taken at a bite.
the flat cutting part of a sharpened weapon or tool. a sword.the expanded part of a leaf or petal
characterized by a moderate, unperturbed, or tranquil quality, especially pleasant in manner, smooth. with little color, excitement or interest. having little or no distinctive flavor.
diplomatic, dull, insipid, smooth, suave, urbane
apathetic to pleasure of excitement as a result of excessive indulgence or enjoyment. sophisticated. unconcerned.
sophisticated, worldly-wise, unconcerned
noisy especially in a vulgar or offensive manner. completely obvious, conspicuous, or obtrusive especially in a crass or offensive manner.
boisterous, clamant, clamorous, conspicuous, vociferous
a very large fire, especially a dangerous one. strong bright flames in a fire. to burn with a bright flame. to shine brightly
fire, flame, flare
extremely hot, full of strong emotions
not hopefully or encouraging. cold and unpleasant. bare, empty or with no pleasant features.
bare, cheerless, chilly, cold, desolate, dismal, dreary, gloomy
to mix two or more substances together, to become merged into one. a mixture of different types of the same thing.
amalgamate, combine, commingle, merge, mix, mingle, coalesce
an electric machine for mixing soft food or liquid.
not able to see. unable or unwilling to discern or judge.
full of liquid or gas and therefore bigger than normal, in a way that is unpleasant. obnoxiously vain
distended, intumescent, puffy, swollen, tumescent, tumid, turgid
an act or instance of obstructing
the flower of a plant. a period of flowering. a state or time of beauty, freshness, and vigor. to produce or yield flowers. to flourish in youthful beauty, freshness, or excellence. to appear or expand suddenly or in remarkable quantity
blossom, flourish, flower, glow, thrive
a flower or cluster of flowers. the condition or time of flowering. a period or condition of maximum development. to come into flower, bloom. to develop, flourish
bloom, flourish, flower, glow, thrive
a photograph print of a plan for a building or a machine. a plan which shows what can be achieved and how it can be achieved
design, draft, pattern