v. ~ oneself/sb lower oneself/sb in dignity; degrade oneself/sb ;
to destroy the self-possession or self-confidence of:disconcert
v. make or become less
v. ~ sth shorten (a word, phrase, etc), esp by omitting letters
v. resign from or formally renounce the throne
adj. not following the normal or correct way
n. deviation from what is accepted as normal or right
v. ~ sb (in sth) help or encourage sb to commit an offence or do sth wrong
n. be in abeyance; fall/go into abeyance (of a right, rule, problem, etc) be suspended temporarily; not be in force or use for a time
v. feel hatred and disgust for (sb/sth); detest
v. (esp with can/could, in negative sentences or questions can/could) tolerate (sb/sth); endure; bear
adj. wretched; hopeless
v. promise or swear to give up (a claim, an opinion, a belief, etc); renounce formally
n. (fml or joc ) ceremonial washing of the body, hands, sacred vessels, etc
n. denial or renunciation (of a doctrine)
n. house; home
v. end the existence of
adj. ~(fml ) causing disgust; detestable
v. feel hatred or disgust for (sth/sb); detest; loathe
adj. inhabiting a land from a very early period, esp before the arrival of colonists
adj. coming to nothing; unsuccessful
adj. that scrapes or rubs sth away; rough
v. make shorter, esp by using fewer words; condense
v. cancel, repeal or annul (sth)
The act of cutting off, as in a surgical operation.
v. ~go away suddenly and secretly, esp in order to avoid arrest
adj. complete; total
v. ~ sb (fml esp law , ) clear sb (of guilt); declare sb free (from blame, a promise, a duty, etc)
v. ~ keep oneself from doing or enjoying sth, esp from taking alcoholic drinks; refrain ;
adj. not taking much food or drink; not self-indulgent; moderate
n. ~ abstaining, esp from food or alcoholic drinks
adj. existing in thought or as an idea but not having a physical or practical existence
adj. difficult to understand
adj. criticizing harshly and rudely; insulting
v. ~ on/against sth (of land or a building) have a common boundary or side with sth; adjoin sth
adj. extremely bad
n. hole so deep that it seems to have no bottom
adj. of schools, colleges, etc
v. ~ (fml ) take office
v. make move faster or happen earlier; increase the speed of
adj. ~ that can be reached, used, etc
n. thing that is a useful or decorative extra but that is not essential; minor fitting or attachment
v. welcome (sb/sth) with shouts of approval; applaud loudly
to adapt to a new temperature, altitude, climate, environment, or situation
n. upward slope
n. praise; approval
v. provide lodging or room for
n. person who helps another to do sth wicked or illegal
n. peace treaty; agreement
v. approach and speak to (sb) boldly
n. growth or increase by means of gradual additions
v. ~ (from sth) come as a natural increase or advantage, esp financial; accumulate
Sourness of taste, character, or tone.
adj. of, containing, producing, or derived from acetic acid or vinegar
adj. rather sharp or bitter in taste or manner
v. accept the truth of admit (sth)
n. highest stage of development; point of perfection
n. inflammation of the oil-glands of the skin, producing red pimples on the face and neck
n. qualities of a room, hall, etc that make it good or bad for carrying sound
v. ~ (fml ) accept sth without protest; offer no opposition (to a plan, conclusion, etc)
n. judgement that a person is not guilty of the crime with which he has been charged
adj. having a strongly bitter smell or taste
calculating; pertaining to insurance statistics
n. expert who calculates insurance risks and premiums
v. make (a machine, an electrical device, etc) move or work; make (a process) begin , ;
n. (esp of thought or the senses) sharpness; acuteness
n. ability to understand and judge things quickly and clearly; shrewdness
adj. very great; severe
n. traditional saying; proverb ;
adj. firmly or stubbornly determined; unwilling to be persuaded
v. ~ sth (for sth) make sth suitable for a new use, situation, etc; modify sth
n. thing that is to be added
n. ~ condition of taking drugs, etc habitually and being unable to stop doing so without suffering adverse effects
v. confuse (sth/sb); muddle
n. details of where a person lives, works or can be found, and where letters, etc may be delivered
adj. ~ ~ (at/in doing sth) expert or skilful in (doing) sth
v. ~ (to sth) remain attached (to sth); stick (as if) by means of glue or suction
n. supporter of a party or doctrine
having a common endpoint or border also immediately preceding or following
v. be next or nearest to and joined with
v. stop (a meeting, etc) for a time; postpone
n. ~ thing that is added or attached to sth else but is less important and not essential
n. army officer responsible for administrative work in a battalion
to express warning or disapproval to especially in a gentle, earnest, or solicitous manner
v. love deeply and respect (sb) highly
v. ~ sth/sb/oneself add beauty or ornament to sth/sb/oneself
adj. ~ skilful; clever
n. excessive admiration or praise; flattery
v. make poorer in quality by adding another substance
n. the ~ of sth/sb the approach or arrival of
adj. not planned; accidental
n. opponent in a contest; enemy
adj. not favourable; contrary
n. unfavourable conditions; trouble
n. = advertisement
n. ~ giving of support (to a cause, etc)
v. speak publicly in favour of (sth); recommend; support
n. under the aegis of sb/sth with the protection or support of sb/sth, esp a public institution
adj. concerned with beauty and the appreciation of beauty
adj. polite and friendly
adj. not natural or genuine; pretended; artificial
n. written statement that can be used as evidence in court, made by sb who swears that it is true
n. affiliating or being affiliated
n. ~ ~ (between A and B) structural resemblance or similarity of character; relationship
v. ~ sth (fml ) stick, fasten or attach sth
n. pain; suffering; distress
n. abundance of money, goods or property; wealth
n. ~ (to sb/sth) deliberately insulting or disrespectful remark, action, etc, esp in public
n. existence that is thought by some to follow death
adj. ~ (of the mouth) wide open, esp with wonder
n. matters of business to be discussed at a meeting, etc
n. action of agglomerating
to make appear great or greater:praise highly
v. ~ sb (fml ) be formed or bring sb into an assembled group or amount
adj. ~ filled with horror or amazement
v. cause anxiety to (a person, his feelings, etc); disturb; excite
n. person who believes that nothing can be known about the existence of God or of anything except material things
adj. eager; excited
adj. of land
adj. having plenty of fresh air moving about; well-ventilated
n. prompt and eager readiness
n. medieval form of chemistry, the chief aim of which was to discover how to turn ordinary metals into gold ,
n. small space in a room, etc formed by part of the wall being set back; recess
n. name by which a person is called at other times or in other places; false name
v. ~ sb cause sb to become unfriendly or indifferent; estrange sb
adj. of food and digestion
n. allowance that a court may order a man to pay to his wife or former wife before or after a legal separation or divorce
v. make (sth) less; relieve
v. state (sth) as a fact but without proof; give as an argument or excuse
n. ~ (to sb/sth) support of or loyalty to a government, ruler, cause, etc
n. story, painting or description in which the characters and events are meant as symbols of purity, truth, patience, etc ,
v. make less severe; ease
n. occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of two or more words in succession, as in sing a song of sixpence or as thick as thieves , sing a song of sixpence as thick as thieves
v. ~ sth allot or assign sth (to sb/sth) for a special purpose
n. metal formed of a mixture of metals or of metal and another substance
v. ~ to sb/sth (fml ) mention sb/sth briefly or indirectly
v. tempt or attract (sb) by the expectation of gaining sth
n. ~ indirect reference
adj. made of sand, earth, etc left by rivers or floods, esp in a delta
n. money, clothes, food, etc given to poor people
adv. up in the air; overhead
adj. ~ cool and remote in character; unconcerned
n. (act of) quarrelling or arguing noisily
n. alloy of mercury with another metal
v. ~ (with sb/sth) (cause people or things to) combine or unite
v. gather together or collect (sth), esp in large quantities
n. tall strong athletic woman
adj. able to use the left hand or the right hand equally well
n. environment; atmosphere of a place
adj. having more than one possible meaning
the state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes
v. ride or walk at a slow, leisurely pace
n. food of the gods
n. waiting in a hidden position to make a surprise attack
v. (cause sth to) become better
adj. ~ (of people) willing to be influenced or controlled (by sth)
v. correct an error in (sth); make minor improvements in; change slightly
[ amenity: ] [often pl] a useful or pleasant facility or service
adj. showing and inspiring friendliness; pleasant and good-tempered
adj. showing friendliness; without hostility
adj. , adv wrong(ly); inappropriate(ly)
n. friendly relationship between people or countries
n. partial or total loss of memory
n. general pardon, esp for offences against the State
adv. run amok rush about in a wild and angry frenzy
adj. not based on moral standards; not following any moral rules ;
adj. readily showing or feeling love; relating to love
adj. having no definite shape or form; not organized
n. animal able to live both on land and in water
oval building with tiers of seats
v. increase (sth) in size or strength
v. cut off by surgical operation
n. piece of jewellery, etc worn as a charm1(
n. mistake of placing sth in the wrong historical period
n. loss of ability to feel pain while still conscious
adj. n substance that relieves pain
adj. ~ partially similar or parallel; offering an analogy
n. ~ partial similarity between two things that are compared
n. person who believes in anarchism
n. absence of government or control in society; lawlessness
n. detested person or thing
declare to be evil or anathema
n. line of ancestors
n. heavy metal device attached to a rope, chain, etc and used to moor a ship or boat to the sea-bottom or a balloon to the ground
adj. ~ helping in a subsidiary way
n. short, interesting or amusing story about a real person or event ,
condition in which blood lacks red corpuscles
= anaesthesia, anaesthetic
n. severe physical or mental pain
adj. having angles or sharp corners
n. ~ ~ (between A and B) (instance of) strong dislike or of hostility
n. animosity shown in speech or action
n. story of events year by year; historical records
v. make tough by cooling slowly after heating
v. take possession of
v. destroy completely
v. add notes to giving explanation or comment
n. fixed sum of money paid to sb yearly, usu for the remaining part of his lifetime
v. declare (sth) no longer valid; abolish; cancel
n, adj that can relieve pain
v. ~ sb apply oil or ointment to sb (esp as a religious ceremony)
adj. different from what is normal; irregular
n. anomalous thing; irregularity
n. state of being anonymous
n~ ~ (between A and B) (instance of) active opposition or hostility, esp between two people
adj. ~ showing or feeling antagonism; hostile
be earlier in time; go back further
adj. of the time before Noah's Flood
n. short musical composition, usu for a choir and an organ, to be sung in religious services, often with words taken from the Bible ,
n. collection of poems or pieces of prose on the same subject or by the same writer
adj. man-like in form
n. student of or expert in anthropology
adj. treating gods, animals, etc as human in form and personality ,
n. disappointing end to a series of events which had seemed likely to become more interesting, exciting or impressive
n. ~ substance that acts against the effects of a poison or disease
settled aversion or dislike:DISTASTE
adj. (of things) out of date, obsolete ,
adj. belonging to the distant past
n. ancient times, esp before the Middle Ages
n. substance that prevents a wound, etc from becoming septic, esp by destroying bacteria
n. ~ (of/to sth/sb) direct opposite
n. branched horn of a stag or of some other deer
n. iron block on which a smith shapes heated metal by hammering it
adj. showing or feeling apathy
n. ~ lack of interest, enthusiasm or concern; indifference
n. any of the four primates (gorilla, chimpanzee, orang-utan, gibbon) most closely related to man .
n. narrow opening
n. top or highest point
n. partial or total loss of ability to speak or understand spoken language, caused by damage to the brain
n. short wise saying; maxim ;
n. person who keeps bees
n. place with a number of hives where bees are kept
the cultivation of bees on a commercial scale for the production of honey
n. confidence and self-control; poise
adj. prophesying great and dramatic events like those in the Apocalypse
adj. not likely to be genuine; untrue or invented
n. position in the orbit of the moon, a planet or a satellite when it is at its greatest distance from the earth ,
adj. not interested or involved in politics
n. person who defends a doctrine by logical argument
n. sudden inability to feel or move, caused by the blockage or rupture of an artery in the brain ,
n. person who renounces his former beliefs, etc
n. person who prepares and sells medicines and medical goods
n. (of a human being) making or becoming a god or a sain
to overcome with consternation, shock, or dismay
adj. clearly seen or understood; obvious
n. appearance, esp of sth startling, strange or unexpected ,
v. make quiet or calm, usu by making concessions or by satisfying demands
n. name or title; system of naming ;
v. ~ sth (fml ) attach or add sth (esp in writing)
n. ~ (to sb) (for sth) formal request
adj. ~ (of a remark, etc) very appropriate (for a purpose or an occasion)
v. assess the value or quality of
v. understand and enjoy (sth); value highly
v. seize (sb); arrest
adj. ~ ~ (that.../for sb/sth) feeling anxiety; fearful; uneasy
v. ~ sb of sth inform sb of sth
n. approval; consent
adj. ~ suitable; right and proper
[ appurtenance: ] a secondary or less significant thing or part
adv, adj appropriate or relevant to what is being said or done
n. ~ natural ability or skill
adj. of or like an eagle
n. , adj suitable for ploughing and for growing crops
n. ~ person who has power to decide what will be done, accepted, etc with regard to sth
adj. based on personal opinion or impulse, not on reason
v. ~ (between A and B) make a judgement about or settle (a dispute) between two parties (usu when asked by them to do so)
adj. of or living in trees
n. place where trees are grown for scientific study or for display
n. covered passage or area, esp one with an arched roof and shops along one or both sides
requiring secret or mysterious knowledge
comb form chief; most important
n. study of ancient civilizations by scientific analysis of physical remains found in the ground
adj. of a much earlier or an ancient period in history
n. original or ideal model from which others are copied; prototype ;
n. (sea surrounding a) group of many islands
n. historical documents or records of a government, town, etc
extreme vigor or energy:INTENSITY
adj. needing much effort or energy; laborious
n. words and phrases used by a particular group and not intended to be understood by others; cant ;
n. song for one voice, esp in an opera or oratorio
adj. having little or no rainfall; dry
n. highest social class; the nobility
n. large fleet of ships
adj. having a pleasant, distinctive smell; fragrant
v. ~ sb (law ) bring a criminal charge against sb; bring sb to court for trial
v. place (esp armed forces, troops, etc) in battle order
n. money that is owed and should have been paid earlier
lacking rhythm or regularity
a feeling or an impression of superiority manifested in an overbearing manner or presumptuous claims
a brook; a creek a water-carved gully or channel
n. place where weapons and ammunition are made or stored
n. any of the tubes carrying blood from the heart to all parts of the body
adj. cunningly clever at getting what one wants; crafty
adj. able to express one's ideas clearly in words
something created by humans usually for a practical purpose; especially :an object remaining from a particular period
n. clever trickery; deception
a manually skilled worker
adj. simple and natural; without deceit
n. ~ (position of) having dominant power or control
v. discover (sth) so that one is certain; get to know
adj. not allowing oneself pleasures and comforts; having or involving a very austere life
v. ~ sth to sb/sth consider sth to be caused by, written by or belonging to sb/sth
adj. free from bacteria that cause a thing to become septic; surgically clean
adj. like ashes in colour; very pale
adj. stupid or stubborn
adj. , adv not in a straight or level position; crooked
n. harshness or severity, esp of manner
n. ~ (fml ) person who is ambitious (for fame, promotion, success, etc)
n. ~ ~ (to do sth) strong desire or ambition
v. ~ after/to sth desire strongly to achieve sth; have ambition for sth
v. ~ sb (fml ) attack sb violently or repeatedly
n. testing of esp metals for quality
n. ~ (fml ) agreement; approval
v. make others recognize (sth) by behaving firmly and confidently
n. action of assessing
adj. showing constant and careful attention
v. (cause sth to) become absorbed into the body after digestion
v. make (sth) less severe; soothe
n. thing accepted as true or as sure to happen, but not proved
n. confident belief in one's own abilities and powers
n. any of many small planets revolving round the sun, esp between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter
n. defect in an eye or a lens that prevents correct focusing
adj. of or from the stars
n. substance, used medically or in cosmetics, that makes skin or body tissue contract and so stops bleeding
adj. of astronomy
adj. clever and quick at seeing how to gain an advantage; shrewd
adv. into pieces; apart
n. safety; refuge
adj. not having parts that correspond to each other in size, shape, etc; lacking symmetry
n. reappearance in a person of a characteristic or quality that has not been seen in his family for many generations
v. ~ (fml ) act in a way that compensates for a previous wrong, error, etc
n. great wickedness or cruelty
n. wasting away of the body or part of it through lack of nourishment or use
adj. ~ giving attention (to sb/sth); alert and watchful
v. make (sth/sb) thin or slender
v. ~ (to) sth be or give clear proof of sth
n. clothes; dress
v. ~ sth to sb/sth regard sth as belonging to, caused by or produced by sb/sth
n. process of gradually weakening sb's strength and confidence by continuous harassment
adj. not representative or characteristic of its type; not typical
adj. showing a willingness to take risks; daring; fearless
n. official examination of accounts to see that they are in order
v. make (sth) larger in number or size; increase
sun's corona; halo
[ aurora: ] an atmospheric phenomenon consisting of bands, curtains, or streamers of light, usually green, red, or yellow, that move across the sky in polar regions.
adj. showing signs of future success; favourable; promising
adj. severely and strictly moral; having no pleasures or comforts
n. quality of being austere
Rractical experience of sth
adj. favouring complete obedience to authority before personal freedom
adj. having authority; that can be trusted; reliable
n. ruler of an autocracy
n. = robot 1
adj. self-governing; acting independently
n. examination of a dead body to learn the cause of death; post-mortem ()
adj. giving help or support; additional
n. mass of snow, ice and rock that slides rapidly down the side of a mountain
n. greed for wealth or gain
v. take or get revenge for
v. (fml ) state (sth) firmly and positively; assert ;
adj. ~ to sth not liking sth; opposed to sth
n. ~ strong dislike
v. ~ sth turn sth away
n. large cage or building for keeping birds in, eg in a zoo ,
adj. ~ eager; greedy
secondary or minor occupation
v. declare (sth) openly; admit
adj. of or like an uncle, esp in manner
n. feeling of respect combined with fear or wonder
adj. extremely bad or unpleasant; terrible
n. small pointed tool for making holes, esp in leather or wood
adv. crookedly; out of position; askew ;
n. statement that is accepted as true without further proof or argument
n. , adj bright blue, as of the sky
frame with balls for calculating
to lessen to subside
giving up control authority
straying away from what is normal
help/encourage smb (in doing wrong)
to hate to detest
be faithful to endure
promise or swear to give up
rubbed off worn away by friction
repeal or annul by authority
to go away suddenly (to avoid arrest)
difficult to comprehend obscure
effete no longer fertile worn out
welcomed with shouts and approval
the growing of separate things into one
kind of stone inflexible
add beauty decorate
making unpure poorer in quality
polite and friendly
close connection relationship
make worse irritate
trouble be ill
eager and cheerful readiness
recess/partially enclosed place
fermented alcoholic beverage similar to but heavier than beer
one who considers himself smarter than others
duty support loyalty
make (pain) easier to bear
to debase by mixing with something inferior
mix combine unite societies
able to use the left hand or the right equally well
having both of two contrary meanings
extremely pleasing to taste
improve make better
end (a debt) by setting aside money
medicine used against a poison or a disease
brutal racial discrimination
one who abandons long-held religious or political convictions
deification glorification to godliness
make quiet or calm
grasping understanding fear unhappy feeling about future
give notice to inform
appropriate to the situation apt
a complex ornate design
of connected with trees
steep difficult ascent laborious
in the highest degree
proud superior manner of behaviour
speak distinctly connect by joints
go or come up
get to know
practicing self-denial austere stark
consider to be the origin of or belonging to
roughness harshness ill temper irritability
with attack violently
diligent hard-working sedulous
make something (pain desire) less
the mark * (e.g.. omitted letters)
substance that shrinks
clever quick at seeing to get an advantage
repayment death of Jesus
make thin. weaken enervate
bring into harmony
daring foolishly bold impudent
favorable successful prosperous
severely moral and strict simple and plain
affirm assert prove justify
admit. Declare openly
harmful ominous causing evil
obstacle purposely to get on the way of
causing harm or ruin pernicious destructive
artificial obstacle built across a river
not good enough unable to have young ones without value
in enjoy warmth and light
to bless make happy or ascribe a virtue to
to adorn especially in a cheap showy manner
belligerent pugnacious warlike
(person nation) waging war
person who has given help
wish or activity in doing good
kind and gentle mild (climate)
arrangement to give something at death
rob or dispossess of something (material)
stubborn narrow-minded person
bulge the protuberance of a cask
polite manner comforting uninteresting
noisy and rough
cheerful casual carefree
sham counterfeit not genuine
loud noisy rough lacking restraint
give greatly needed support
crude offensive rude
hasty rush cheeky saucy
yellow metal (mixing copper and zinc)
made of brass
opening broken place breaking
bring up announce begin to talk about
to tolerate endure
able to float light-hearted
grow forth send out buds
to polish rub to a shine
a scheme or plot a group of plotters
to beg to get by begging
use flattery or deceit to persuade
metal supports attached to the legs measuring instrument
discuss thoroughly sort of touting
to chastise correct by punishing
substance that causes speeding up
expression of blame or disapproval a rebuke
leader of a unit of 100 soldiers
a blindly devoted patriot
legal trickery/false argument
steel tool for shaping materials
shout complain with a lot of noise
come to grips/settle conclusively
to resist separation
half-solid lump formed from liquid
closing device (in Parliament) to end a debate by voting
change to a thick and solid state
coming together and uniting into one substance
get smb to do something by kindness
passage that completes a piece of music
treat with care and tenderness
compel to force to make obedient
of the same period coexisting
think deeply mediate
being fully aware of
a group or band of people
bowl-shaped vessel with many holes used to drain off water
secret agreement for a deceitful purpose
process of burning
keep the memory of
having plenty of space for what is needed
person who travels regularly
tending to comply obliging willingness to please
feeling of regret for one's action
hide keep secret
over-high opinion of too much pride
reconciling soothing comforting mollifying
agreement or harmony
agree in opinion happen together
increase in density strength make laconic
To bring about
make or become stiff and solid
to join together
a person with good judgement (e.g.. in art)
suggestion in addition to
pompous self important
give comfort or sympathy to
easily seen remarkable
surprise and fear dismay
make tight or smaller
get to the end of
to scorn or despise
argumentative pugnacious combative quarrelsome
touching neighboring near
filled with deep sorrow for wrongdoing
a riddle dilemma enigma
convincing firm belief
call together summon
complicated coiled twisted
warm and sincere
line (of police acting as a guard)
physical of or for the body
have a mutual relation
additional strengthening evidence
to favor or approve of
crouch shrink back
shy/modest (esp of a girl)
very great (es. stupidity)
piece of linen worn as a necktie
line made by crushing white line on the ground in cricket
too great a readiness to believe things
ready to believe things
press lose shape subdue overwhelm
secret with a hidden meaning
burdensome heavy and awkward to carry
course of study
make shorter then was planned
pretty/delicate(food)/difficult to please
intimidate make fearful
person who is slow waste of time
a breakup overthrow sudden disaster
order given by authority
postpone give way (to show respect)
open disobedience or resistance
to portray depict sketch out
great flood heavy rush of water
person appealing not to reasons
to hesitate raise objections
blacken belittle sully defame
an outcome or solution the unraveling of a plot
use until none remains
make morally bad corrupt
protest against express disapproval of
deserting and leaving to fall into ruins
ridicule mockery deriding
unoriginal obtained from another source
insulting tending to damage
catch sight of see something in the distance
substance used to absorb moisture
cessation of use disuse
aimless haphazard digressing at random
slandering verbal attack aspersion
diminishing or lessening of swelling
being different in moral standards (from normal)
skill (esp. in handling)
bitter and violent attack in words
intended to instruct
speak comprehensively become wider large
refuse to allow or accept as a correct
see with an effort but clearly
upset the self-possession of
refuse to approve of
refuse to believe
look on with contempt
free from encumbrance
sophisticated artful trying to deceive cunning
dig up from the earth
move force from the place occupied
sad gloomy miserable
proof to the contrary
speak or behave so as to hide something (in mind)
distribute (esp. ideas)
have a different opinion refuse to assent
disintegration looseness in morals
distracted violently upset in mind
getting farther apart from a point
taking off getting rid of giving up
make known something secret
trivial poorly constructed verse
positive certain arbitrary without room for discussion
in a state of inactivity but awaiting development
show much fondness center one's attention
slow way of speaking
male bee person who isn't self-employed
feeling sleepy half asleep
no use person something that fails
cheat make a fool of
threats to compel smb
person or smb much below the usual size
a generator something that produces electric current
dishes made of baked clay
exuberance outburst of feeling
overflowing with enthusiasm showing excitement
representing the whole Christian world
circular or spiral movement (e.g.. of wind)
fit to be eaten/not poisonous
infertile worn out weak
production of a desired result
outflow in a stream of particles a noxious odor or vapor
boldness impudence arrogance
way out exit
worked out with much care in great detail
a lament a melancholy composition
fluent speaking skillful use of language
make thin and weak
use in a wrong way for one's own benefit
stir up excite
relying on experiment
enclose in capsule
warm or glowing praise eulogy panegyric
burden things that get on the way of
making dear or liked
write one's name on the back of
weaken deprive of strength attenuate
cause produce give rise to
taken up all the time or attention writing in large or formal
something that is puzzling
hatred being an enemy
put into difficulties
please greatly/enslave (fig)
tempt or persuade
pronounce (words)/express a theory
devoted to pleasure (sensuous enjoyment)
brief summary representative example a typical model
calmness of temperament
state of being balanced
equal distribution of weight equilibrium
having a double or doubtful meaning suspicious
try to deceive by equivocal language
get rid of pull up by the roots
irregular in behaviour or opinion
abstruse intended only for a small circle of
marry give one's support to
formal praise panegyric
elation state of pleasant excitement
easy and painless death
tending to evade
to show clearly to indicate
call up bring out
to clear from a charge of guilt
emergency an urgent situation
set smb clear free (e.g.. from blame)
much too high or great
to roam wander freely
likely to be useful for a purpose
brilliant achievement develop use selfishly
argue earnestly to dissuade correct or protest
to remove obscenity purify censor
to cut out cut away
still in existence
without previous thought or preparation
reduce the strength of lessen seriousness partially excuse
no longer active
end the existence of/wipe or put out
to destroy exterminate cut out exscind
obtain by threats violence
outside the law
that can be freed
state of growing vigorously being full of life
humorous funny jocular
too tired, exhausted
based on error
waver/move in an uncertain manner
without sense foolish self-satisfaction
young deer try to win smb's favor
lacking purpose or vitality ineffective careless
apt suitably expressed well chosen apropos
person guilty of murder
substance become excited
discover by searching search
showing earnest feeling
warmth of feelings earnestness
to shackle put in chains
bitter quarrel over a long period of time
move restlessly make nervous
carved image on the prow of a ship
delicate way of dealing with a situation
too fussy about food clothing etc.
splitting or division (esp. of cells)
brightly colored florid
show off complacently
pale yellow (hair) a plant
able to fly trained experienced
number of ships quick-moving
draw move back wince
very much ornamented naturally red (e.g.. of face)
reject mock to go against (as in going against tradition)
make nervous or confused
defect of character (a person is wrongly proud)
prevent from carrying out contrast
put something warm (to lessen the pain)
incapable of failure or error
like a man who pays too much attention to his clothes
food for horses and cattle
refrain from be patient ancestor
patience willingness to wait
shallow place in a river (to cross)
prevent by taking action in advance preempt
suffer the loss of something
workshop for the shaping of metal to shape metal lead
renounce disallow repudiate
nurture care for
easily injured broken or destroyed
wildly excited with joy pain anxiety
worry irritation wear away
edge ornamental border part of hair over the forehead
intractable not willing to yield or comply stubborn
disgusting offensive due to excessiveness
to deny to oppose
make unfair selection from facts
to gather and save to store up
socially awkward tactless behavior
relevant pertinent to
the point general sense
gather facts in small quantities
ready and smooth but not sincere
over look at with selfish delight
supply to much fill to excess
waste away bite steadily
something urging a person to action
eat greedily/narrow opening with a stream
soft light delicate material
tool for cutting grooves in wood
a person who is devoted to eating and drinking to excess
using pompous words
serious requiring consideration
touch or scrape lightly in passing
living in societies liking the company
causing grief or pain serious dire grave
crawl humble oneself
burst out suddenly/talk ardently
outburst of feeling sudden rain wind fire etc.
cut roughly hired horse
calm and peaceful
to make holy consecrate
a long passionate speech
something or smb that foretells the coming of
to distress create stress or torment
attention/give notice to
odious (of crime)
belief contrary to what is generally accepted
sealed by fusion
made up of different kinds
make by hard work cut (by striking)
(person) with superior tastes
mischievous trick played on smb for a joke
polloi the masses the rabble
not soled with hole
leather case for a pistol
act of preaching
stone used for sharpening tools
liking to give hospitality
make or become silent
worthless outside part of anything
falsely making oneself appear to be good
person who attacks popular beliefs
excessive admiration of
a carefree episode or experience
dishonorable common undignified
shameful dishonorable undignified disgraceful
complicated and embarrassing situation
likely to come or happen soon
that cannot be changed
worsen diminish in value
unmoved feeling no sign of passion
having little or no money
hinder get in the way of
something that hinders (e.g. stammer)
imminent being about to happen expected
commanding haughty arrogant
that cannot be permeated
calm not capable of being excited
not allowing to pass through (of materials)
haughty arrogant commanding
having sudden energy impulsive thrusting ahead forceful
lack of reverence or dutifulness
incapable of being placated unpleasable
show that smb has a share
implied though not plainly expressed
collapse bursting inward
beg urgently solicit (of a prostitute)
an invocation of evil a curse
challenged to be doubted
to attribute to a cause or source ascribe
not paying proper attention
often repeated continual
not yet fully formed rudimentary elementary
engrave make a cut in
stir up rouse
directing the mind in a certain direction
out of place not in harmony or agreement
cannot be cured or corrected
skeptical unwilling to believe
fix firmly by repetition
a raid a sudden attack
not easily exhaustible tirelessness
that cannot be rubbed out
not easily heard seen clearly marked
not easily discouraged or subdued
gratify give way to satisfy allow oneself
inclined to indulge
to great to be described in words
unskillful said or done at the wrong time
quality of being unskillful
fill with fury or rage
put pour fill
naive young artless frank honest sincere
take in by swallowing
harmful or friendly
defying imitation unmatchable
causing no harm
incapable of being discovered or understood
unconscious unresponsive unaffected
suggest unpleasantly make a way for something gently
without taste or flavor
rising of people to open resistance to
as an installment
place here and there
unwillingness to compromise stubbornness intractability
fearless brave undaunted
examining one's own thoughts and feelings
flood cover by overflowing
accustomed to adapted
abusive language curses
to attack verbally denounce deprecate
too strong to be defeated
irritable easily angered
final and unalterable
to travel from place to place to peregrinate
talk excitedly utter rapidly
gibe make fun of
meant as a joke
sound in judgment wise
draw together unite firmly
to entangle the state of affairs
causing tears tearful
(of eyes) dull
show feel great sorrow
present but not yet active developed or visible
expressing or giving praise
giving or producing freely liberally or generously
something handed down from ancestors
lack of seriousness
statement that damages reputation
free giving generosity
legal claim until a debt on it is repaid
lacking strength walking unevenly
treat as a famous person
rest to sit or stand in a lazy way hang (dog's tongue)
move along with long strides
write in scholarly fashion
easily understood lucid clear
mournful excessively sad
become quiet or less active
move in a clumsy/noisy way
star light-giving body
be out of view ready to attack
being bright polished
gruesome suggesting death
make or become soft by soaking in water
plot scheme (esp. evil)
misuse of a word (for one that resembles it)
wishing to do evil
injurious speak ill of smb tell lie
to fake illness or injury in order to shirk a duty
yielding easily shaped moldable adapting
chains for the hands or feet
cruel killing of a large number of people
be admitted enter a university as a student
sentimental in a silly or tearful way
hurt by rough handling
quick changeable in character fleeting
attractive on the surface but of little value
giving great attention to details
quality of endurance or courage
fairly good but not very good
pronounce or speak affectedly euphemize
person who hates mankind
harmful causing mischief
person who loves wealth and spends little
one who hates women/females
Avery small amount, portion, or particle
quality of being limited not extreme
make calmer or quieter
moult lose hair feathers before new growing
diseased unhealthy (e.g.. about ideas)
cloth worn round the neck/silencer
varied motley greatly diversified
worldly as opposed to spiritual commonplace everyday
very great number
lowest weakest point
coming into existence emerging
cloud-like hazy vague indistinct
taking too little care
person who has been converted to a belief
a connection tie or link
show some inclination to accept (an offer)
offensive disgusting (smell)
not having interest
a quack remedy an untested cure
hardened and unrepenting stubborn inflexible
to darken make obscure muddle
unaware having no memory
abusively detractive language sharp criticism vituperation
too eager to obey or serve
to be established accepted or customary
projecting prominent undesirably noticeable
to make unnecessary get rid of
contempt dislike aversion
smell favor reputation
too eager or ready to help offer advice
needing effort burdensome
dullness/not allowing light to pass through
showing scorn or reproach
to turn to bone to settle rigidly into an idea
seeming appearing as such professed
display to obtain admiration or envy
shut out from society refuse to meet talk
examine thoroughly to learn about the condition
presumptuously arrogant overbearing immoderate being a jerk
song of praise or triumph
roof of the mouth sense of taste
lessen the severity of
can be felt touched understood
tremble beat rapidly and irregularly
formal praise eulogy
a model example or pattern
sentence within another one something separated
an outcast a rejected and despised person
negotiation, discussion between enemies
too economical miserly
one-sided committed to a party biased or prejudiced
regular customer person who gives support
scarcity a lacking of
small sin small weakness in one's character
bookish showing off learning
commonplace trite unremarkable
transparent easy to understand
strong inclination a liking
feeling or showing regret
traveling about wandering
urgent imperative unchallengeable ending debate
treachery breaking of faith
done as a duty without care
be destroyed decay
willful FALSE statement unlawful act
spread into every part of
be guilty commit (a crime)
pleasing in appearance attractive
quick judging and understanding
belong as a part have reference
destructive thing or a person who is nuisance
taken away power (to think feel act)
to make hard rocklike
like a rock hard stony
a smug ignorant person one who lacks knowledge
calm sluggish temperament unemotional
involving clever rogues or adventurers
of mixed colors
be too tight take between the thumb and finger
waste away through sorrow or illness
dutiful to parents devoted to religion
agreeably pungent stimulating
hurt the pride or self-respect stir (curiosity)
covered hole as a trap unsuspected danger
essential part force soft liquid substance
of great importance (others depend on it)
soothe pacify calm
mournful melancholy sorrowful
flat metal on a wall as a memorial
a trite or banal statement unoriginality
address a court of law as an advocate
pliable easily bent shaped or twisted
continue doing something without resting
pull the feathers off pick (e.g.. flowers)
get to the root of
fall plunge steeply
move quickly suddenly and with force
deeply moving keen
large piece of cloth
heavy bulky dull
omen marvelous threatening
uncertain risky dangerous
rules establishing standards of conduct
prevent make impossible
special liking mental preference
have more power than others
doing or happening something before the right time
greatness in number strength weight
not normal or usual
to equivocate to stray from the truth
primitive unspoiled pure as in earlier times unadulterated
uprightness incorruptibility principle
keeping on putting off
wasteful reckless with money
worldly having contempt for God
wasteful prodigal licentious extravagant
grow reproduce by rapid multification
tiring because too long
prostrate inclined to (undesirable things)
increasing the number spreading extending
nearness in time or place affinity of nature
conciliatory appeasing mitigating
auspicious presenting favorable circumstances
everyday mundane commonplace trite pedestrian
denounce as dangerous
frugal looking to the future
of the present time only
make angry vax
easily shocked excessively modest
dried plum silly person
get something inquire too curiously
fond of in the habit of fighting
precise paying attention to trivialities
pedant authority on a subject
sharpness stinging quality
large pile of wood for burning
person dishonestly claiming to something
lose courage turn frightened
feeling of doubt temporary feeling of sickness
state of doubt or perplexity
try to avoid by sophistication
state of being passive/motionless
at rest dormant torpid
habit or action peculiar to smb or something
mob crowd the lower classes of populace
person who tells anecdotes
low vulgar base tawdry
to be divided or subdivided to branch out
feeling bitterness spitefulness
use extravagant language
greedy (esp for money)
to make thin to make less dense to purify or refine
act with excessive enthusiasm
take back as being FALSE give up
cast or fashion anew
relapse into antisocial or criminal behavior
granting of privileges in return for similar
a number of performance of music
person who lives alone and avoids people
make payment to reward punish
settle a quarrel restore peace
little known abstruse
cowardice a cowardly giving up
become strong after illness loss exhaustion
get back by payment compensate
formidable causing fear
make or become pure cultural
stubborn unmanageable untractable
to delight or entertain to feast
crime of killing a king
say or do again several times
becoming young in nature or appearance
fall back again
viewing the past
to protest object
deliver provide represent
restore something to better condition
refuse to accept/cause dislike
at be discontented with
person hardened in sin one devoid of decency
disown refuse to accept or pay
causing a feeling of disgust
repay give in return
quality of quickly recovering the original shape
to frequently visit
refusing to move reluctant to be controlled
coming back to consciousness
reserved untalkative silent taciturn
Looking back on past
have deep respect for
feeling or showing deep respect
puzzling person or thing
split crack dissension
fix take up secure metal pin
call calling of names
rich and deep plump and round
violent cruel man
having sound judgment perceptive wise like a sage
remedial wholesome causing improvement
self-righteousness hypocritical with FALSE piety
approval (by authority) penalty
cheerful confident optimistic
health of mind soundness of judgment
long strip worn round the waist
gloomy dark sullen morose
person of great learning
taste flavor something
tiny bits of wood
sheath for the blade
smell (especially pleasant)
become discolored/dry up/go at high speed
material (not spiritual) living outside monasteries
like a seed constituting a source originative
short and pithy full of maxims/proverbs
succession connected line of
make hard and without feeling
reproving a person for his faults
having a toothed edge
having a toothed edge
like a slave lacking independence
little depth not earnest
piece of broken earthenware
cover for the blade of a weapon or a tool
astute showing sound judgement
keep away from avoid
send from one track to another lay aside evade discussion
step to one side
(give a) silly/self-conscious smile
winding undulating serpentine
short piece of humorous writing
sluggish dull not tight
to assuage to satisfy allay
king of blue-grey stone propose criticize
lazy slow-moving person
join sounds/words (indistinct)
burn slowly without flame
treat with contempt
rise fly high
quality or condition of being sober
heavy with water
of the power of forming a solution
of the body
black powder in smoke
complex subtle refined
fallacious reasoning faulty logic
self-assured though immature affected bombastic overblown
wretched comfortless contemptible
weapon with a metal point on a long shaft
illogical of questionable truth or merit
join (two ends)
porous rubber for washing live at once expense
have nothing to do reject or refuse
crouch/settle without permission
to stop the flow of a fluid
rising or falling sharply
extremely loud and powerful
person who insists on importance of something
mark of shame or disgrace
describe smb scornfully
spending using unwillingly
to be thrifty to set limits
paint with dots
state or put forward as a necessary condition
showing no emotion impassive
wander lose one's way
long thin move very fast
striped grooved or banded
walk with long steps
a supporting bar
hence dark gloomy
to hinder obstruct or block
overcome bring under control
put under water liquid sink out of sight
induce by bribery or something to commit perjury
written order requiring a person to appear in a low court
giving facts to support (statement)
include under a rule
assistance relief in time of distress
cause or have difficulty in breathing
to be stained or discredited
briefly without delay
various miscellaneous separate
disdainful characterized by haughty scorn
more then is needed or wanted
put something on the top
take the place of
lying on the back slow to act passive
asking humbly beseeching
make a humble petition to
prevent from being known put an end to
satiate feed to fulness or to excess
change direction suddenly
person who flatter to the rich and powerful
summary or outline
form of a frog when it leaves the egg
claw of a bird of prey
tap or drive down by repeated light blows
bunch of threads
contemptuous reproach hurtful remark
a repetition a redundancy
cheap gaudy showy tacky
oppose to alcohol
That gives warning or information
boldness brashness intrepidness
abstinence from alcohol self-control moderation
firmness persistency adhesiveness tending to hang on
insubstantial flimsy weak
brief and to the point
care economy thriving prosperous
shy easily frightened
fearful timid afraid
something giving strength or energy
be unsteady and overturn
severe pain or suffering
sleeping sluggish lethargic dormant
twisting force causing rotation
person who worries others to buy something to use his service
easily controlled or guided
break go beyond (a limit)
forceful effective vigorous extremely perceptive incisive
alarm excited state of mind
flow in drops
(agreement) stop of fighting for a time
muddy having the sediment stirred up
being uncontrolled violent
excessively ornate swollen or bloated
greenish-blue precious stone
make a lower bid then smb else
weaken gradually at the base make something under
to move in wavelike fashion fluctuate
discover and bring to light
not pretended sincere
v. To lower in position, estimation, or the like; degrade.
n. The lady superior of a nunnery.
n. The group of buildings which collectively form the dwelling-place of a society of monks or nuns.
n. The superior of a community of monks.
v. To give up (royal power or the like).
n. In mammals, the visceral cavity between the diaphragm and the pelvic floor; the belly.
n. Of, pertaining to, or situated on the abdomen.
n. A carrying away of a person against his will, or illegally.
adv. In bed; on a bed.
n. Deviation from a right, customary, or prescribed course.
v. To aid, promote, or encourage the commission of (an offense).
n. A state of suspension or temporary inaction.
n. The act of detesting extremely.
adj. Very repugnant; hateful.
n. An abiding.
adj. Sunk to a low condition.
v. To recant, renounce, repudiate under oath.
adj. Competent for physical service.
n. A washing or cleansing, especially of the body.
v. To renounce (a right or privilege).
adj. Not conformed to the ordinary rule or standard.
adj. Very hateful.
v. To hate violently.
n. A very detestable act or practice.
adj. Primitive; unsophisticated.
n. The original of earliest known inhabitants of a country.
adv. & adj. Without concealment, fraud, or trickery.
v. To wear away the surface or some part of by friction.
n. That which is rubbed off.
v. To make shorter in words, keeping the essential features, leaning out minor particles.
n. A condensed form as of a book or play.
v. To abolish, repeal.
adj. Beginning, ending, or changing suddenly or with a break.
n. A Collection of pus in a cavity formed within some tissue of the body.
n. The act of cutting off, as in a surgical operation.
v. To depart suddenly and secretly, as for the purpose of escaping arrest.
n. The fact of not being present or available.
adj. Lacking in attention to immediate surroundings or business.
n. Forgiveness, or passing over of offenses.
v. To free from sin or its penalties.
v. To drink in or suck up, as a sponge absorbs water.
n. The act or process of absorbing.
v. To keep oneself back (from doing or using something).
adj. Characterized by self denial or abstinence, as in the use of drink, food.
n. Self denial.
adj. Dealing with matters difficult to be understood.
adj. Inconsistent with reason or common sense.
adj. Employing harsh words or ill treatment.
v. To touch at the end or boundary line.
n. Bottomless gulf.
adj. Of or pertaining to an academy, college, or university.
n. A member of an academy of literature, art, or science.
n. Any institution where the higher branches of learning are taught.
v. To agree.
v. To move faster.
v. To take when offered.
n. A way of approach or entrance; passage.
n. Induction or elevation, as to dignity, office, or government.
n. A person or thing that aids the principal agent.
v. To utter with a shout.
v. To furnish something as a kindness or favor.
n. A subordinate part or parts, enriching or supporting the leading part.
n. One who or that which accompanies.
v. To go with, or be associated with, as a companion.
n. An associate in wrong-doing.
v. To bring to pass.
n. A portable free-reed musical instrument.
v. To speak to.
n. A record or statement of receipts and expenditures, or of business transactions.
v. To dress.
v. To give credit or authority to.
v. To become greater in quantity or number.
adj. Conforming exactly to truth or to a standard.
adj. Doomed to evil, misery, or misfortune.
n. A charge of crime, misdemeanor, or error.
adj. Of, pertaining to, or involving an accusation.
v. To charge with wrong doing, misconduct, or error.
v. To make familiar by use.
n. Sourness, with bitterness and astringency.
n. A salt of acetic acid.
adj. Of, pertaining to, or of the nature of vinegar.
v. To be in pain or distress.
n. A sour substance.
v. To change into acid.
v. To recognize; to admit the genuineness or validity of.
n. The highest point, or summit.
adj. Pertaining to the act or sense of hearing.
v. To make familiar or conversant.
v. To comply; submit.
n. Passive consent.
v. To get as one's own.
n. Anything gained, or made one's own, usually by effort or labor.
v. To free or clear, as from accusation.
n. A discharge from accusation by judicial action.
n. Release or discharge from indebtedness, obligation, or responsibility.
n. Quantity or extent of land, especially of cultivated land.
adj. Harshly pungent or bitter.
adj. Full of bitterness.
n. Sharpness or bitterness of speech or temper.
adj. Affording cause for instituting an action, as trespass, slanderous words.
n. Any reality.
n. An officer, as of an insurance company, who calculates and states the risks and premiums.
v. To move or incite to action.
n. Quickness of intellectual insight, or discernment; keenness of discrimination.
adj. Having fine and penetrating discernment.
n. Any substance of exceeding hardness or impenetrability.
n. Something added, or to be added.
v. To make inefficient or worthless; muddle.
v. To bring forward or name for consideration.
v. To stick fast or together.
adj. Clinging or sticking fast.
n. The state of being attached or joined.
inter. Good-by; farewell.
n. The state of being adjacent.
n. That which is near or bordering upon.
v. To award or bestow by formal decision.
n. Something joined to or connected with another thing, but holding a subordinate place.
n. A vehement appeal.
n. One who manages affairs of any kind.
adj. Having the right or privilege of entry.
n. Entrance, or the right or permission to enter.
v. To warn of a fault.
n. Gentle reproof.
n. unnecessary activity or ceremony.
n. Profound devotion.
adj. Having skill in the use of the bodily or mental powers.
n. An adulterating substance.
v. To make impure by the admixture of other or baser ingredients.
v. To represent beforehand in outline or by emblem.
n. The coming or arrival, as of any important change, event, state, or personage.
adj. Opposing or opposed.
v. To refer incidentally.
n. One who advertises, especially in newspapers.
adj. Not mandatory.
n. The act of pleading a cause.
n. One who pleads the cause of another, as in a legal or ecclesiastical court.
adj. Of, pertaining to, or like the air.
n. One who navigates the air, a balloonist.
n. the art or practice of flying aircraft
n. A balloon or other apparatus floating in or sustained by the air.
n. The branch of pneumatics that treats of the equilibrium, pressure, and mechanical properties.
adj. Easy to approach.
v. To act upon
n. A studied or ostentatious pretense or attempt.
n. Some auxiliary person or thing.
adj. Answering yes; to a question at issue.
v. To fasten.
n. A profuse or abundant supply of riches.
n. An open insult or indignity.
adv. & adj. On fire, literally or figuratively.
adv. In progress.
adj. Said in a preceding part or before.
adv. Once more, after rest or interval.
n. A thought that comes later than its appropriate or expected time.
v. To pile or heap together.
v. To cause to appear greatly.
v. To make heavier, worse, or more burdensome.
n. The fact of being made heavier or more heinous, as a crime , offense, misfortune, etc.
n. The entire number, sum, mass, or quantity of something.
v. To make the first attack.
n. An unprovoked attack.
v. To give grief or sorrow to.
adj. Struck with terror and amazement.
adj. Able to move or act quickly, physically, or mentally.
v. To move or excite (the feelings or thoughts).
adj. Pertaining to land, especially agricultural land.
n. An officer who receives and transmits the orders of the general.
n. Slight sickness.
adj. Delicate, ethereal.
adj. Of similar nature or qualities.
n. A white or delicately tinted fine-grained gypsum.
n. Cheerful willingness.
conj. Even though.
n. A person with milky white skin and hair, and eyes with bright red pupil and usually pink iris.
n. A book whose leaves are so made to form paper frames for holding photographs or the like.
n. Chemistry of the middle ages, characterized by the pursuit of changing base metals to gold.
n. A volatile, inflammable, colorless liquid of a penetrating odor and burning taste.
n. A condition resulting from the inordinate or persistent use of alcoholic beverages.
n. A covered recess connected with or at the side of a larger room.
n. Any shrub or small tree of the genus Alumnus, of the oak family.
n. A member of a municipal legislative body, who usually exercises also certain judicial functions.
n. The dignity, condition, office, or term of office of an alderman.
n. An assumed name.
n. One who owes allegiance to a foreign government.
adj. Capable of being aliened or alienated, as lands.
v. To cause to turn away.
n. That which nourishes.
n. Anything that will neutralize an acid, as lime, magnesia, etc.
v. To calm the violence or reduce the intensity of; mitigate.
v. To assert to be true, especially in a formal manner, as in court.
n. The setting forth of a subject under the guise of another subject of aptly suggestive likeness.
v. To make less burdensome or less hard to bear.