Round three definitions
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cosmetic surgery of the abdomen that typically involves removal of excess skin and fat and tightening of the muscles : tummy tuck.
of, relating to, or being something additional or supplementary.
a colorless gaseous hydrocarbon that is explosive when compressed but safe if diluted with nitrogen or acetone
free from color.
sharp in taste or manner : biting : caustic
keenness of perception, discernment, or discrimination : shrewdness especially in practical matters.
the act of praising effusively or flattering excessively.
a usually crescent-shaped dumpling filled with vegetables, seafood, or meat.
free from fever.
an additional name or epithet.
a name that is assumed by an author but that actually belongs to another person.
dispute carried on with feeling (as anger).
surrounding on all sides : encompassing, enveloping.
adapted (a foreign word or phrase) to English usage.
a yarn of the hair of a long-haired rabbit used especially for knitting.
a sculptor or painter of subjects that are creatures other than human beings.
any of a suborder of heavily armored Cretaceous dinosaurs somewhat resembling immense horned toads in shape.
serving to assuage pain : soothing
the paired movable sensory appendages of the head of certain arthropods
the direct opposite : contrary.
the point in the orbit of a satellite of Earth (as the Moon or an artificial body) at the greatest distance from the center of Earth.
one who prepares and sells drugs or compounds for medicinal purposes : a pharmacist
any compound instrument or appliance designed for a specific mechanical or chemical action or operation.
expressing formal approval : commendatory
made from, with, or by means of water.
a person having the authority to decide a matter in dispute
a short-grain rice that has a creamy texture when cooked and is typically used in risotto.
the original model, form, or pattern from which something is made or develops.
a small but important genus of pinnate-leaved palms of tropical Asia and the Malay archipelago characterized by the thick-rinded fruits.
the special vocabulary and idiom (as slang) of a particular social group or class.
the total store of available resources.
involving, relating to, or supplied by the upward movement of water under hydrostatic pressure in rocks or unconsolidated material beneath Earth's surface
acute pain in one or more joints especially accompanying systemic infections (as scarlet fever).
die, be overcome, or faint typically because of noxious gas or want of adequate oxygen.
having the property of drawing together the soft organic tissues.
one who is self-taught.
the rearing and care of birds, especially of wild birds in captivity.
of or relating to a proposition, principle, or rule that has found general acceptance.
a confusion of sound or sense.
a young unmarried woman.
a projector that utilizes reflected light for projecting the images of opaque objects.
a row of short supports topped by a rail to serve as an open parapet.
lacking culture or refinement : philistine.
a branch of medicine that deals with the treatment of obesity.
of, relating to, or having the characteristics of a style of artistic expression prevalent especially in the seventeenth century, marked by elaborate and sometimes grotesque ornamentation.
the least prestigious language variety of a community.
hollandaise sauce seasoned (as with minced shallots, tarragon, and chervil) and served with meat or fish.
a breed of cattle developed in the U.S. that is genetically 5/8 domestic bovine and 3/8 North American buffal
the oil expressed from the rind of a pear-shaped citrus fruit and used chiefly as a perfume
one who steals books.
consisting of two terms or names
the study of biologically produced substances and materials and biological mechanisms and processes especially for the purpose of synthesizing similar products by artificial mechanisms which imitate natural ones
a thin rolled pancake with a filling usually of cream cheese.
a follower of art, literature, or similar pursuits who adopts an individualistic, easygoing, and sometimes eccentric way of living that reflects protest against or indifference to social conventions.
the proprietor of a hotel, nightclub, or restaurant.
any of various mackerel-like fishes intermediate in size and in other characteristics between the smaller mackerels and the larger tunas.
an impracticable or useless project wasteful of time and money.
a red or white table wine or white dessert wine from vineyards in the Gironde department of France.
shaped like a sausage.brasserie
a restaurant that sells beer and food.
a place that is idyllic, unaffected by time, or remote from reality.
one who lives by plunder usually as a member of a band : bandit.
the habit of unconsciously gritting or grinding the teeth especially in situations of stress or during sleep
of or attended with an inflammatory swelling of a lymph gland that is due to the absorption of infective material.
a savory highly seasoned stew or thick soup containing several kinds of meat and vegetables originally served at political rallies, barbecues, picnics, and community occasions.
a conventionalized representation of a staff with two snakes curled around it and with two wings at the top.
the common bottle gourd.
a crater much greater in diameter than the vent of the volcano with which it is associated
of or relating to Scotland : Scottish, Scots, Scotch.
a design in which the letters of a word (as a name) are rearranged so as to form a decorative pattern or figure (as for a seal).
a large candlestick or a lamp usually ornamented and having several arms or branches.
a minute bloodsucking catfish of the Amazon that commonly parasitizes the gill chambers of freshwater fishes.
growing whitish or grayish.
a woman singer; especially : an opera singer.
of or from the city of the same name in England.
the water buffalo originally from India but now domesticated and used as draft and milch animals in most of the warmer countries of Asia and adjacent islands.
charitable in nature or tendency.
of or relating to René Descartes, his writings, theories or methods.
subterranean cemeteries consisting of galleries or passages with side recesses for tombs.
a condition of suspended animation and loss of voluntary motion associated with hysteria and schizophrenia.
a warning enjoining one from certain acts or practices
lightweight clothing fabric of plain weave made of cotton, silk, linen, or synthetic yarns and having a frosted appearance due to the interweaving of colored warp and white filling yarns.
of cream : whipped and usually sweetened and flavored with vanilla.
a loose straight-hanging dress sometimes belted.
of, resembling, or befitting a childlike angel.
any of several plants of Mexico and the southwestern U.S. from the seeds of which a beverage can be prepared
marked by especial courtesy and high-minded disinterested consideration to women.
a colorless volatile heavy toxic liquid of ethereal odor and sweetish taste used chiefly as a solvent and especially formerly as a general anesthetic.
situated on this or the nearer side of the bridge.
a yellowish essential oil with lemonlike odor obtained from either of two grasses and used especially as an insect repellent.
abnormal dread of being in closed or narrow space
a plant of a genus of opposite-leaved slightly woody vines or erect herbs having elongate plumose styles.
a manner of arranging or styling the hair.
association especially for purposes that are held, enjoyed, experienced, or participated in equally by a number of individuals.
an official announcement; typically : a brief formal summation report.
feeling remorse or regret.
composed of shells : containing many shells
one upon whom something is granted or bestowed especially at a public ceremony.
one who is an expert in a subject; especially : one who understands the details, technique, or principles of an art and is competent to act as a critical judge.
of the same blood : descended from the same person or the same ancestor
an outline : a list : a synopsis.
of, having to do with, or suggestive of an agreement manifesting itself in words or deeds and made by two or more persons confederating to do an unlawful act or use unlawful means to do an act which is lawful.
manifesting, feeling, or expressing scorn or disdain.
an identity of substance uniting discrete parts.
insolently abusive and humiliating.
a sour gherkin usually flavored with tarragon
a curved goat's horn from the mouth of which fruit and ears of corn overflow used as a decorative motif in art, architecture, and design, emblematic of abundance - called also "horn of plenty."
make a series of small sharp rapidly repeated explosions or sounds : crackle.
a full stiff skirt or underskirt.
a small structure built on top of a roof to provide interior lighting, to serve as a lookout, or for ornamental purposes
of or relating to the skin.
a native or inhabitant of Cyprus, an island in the eastern part of the Mediterranean sea.
a radish of Japan with long hard durable roots that are eaten cooked or raw.
the eldest son of the king of France - used as a title for the eldest sons from the 14th century to 1830.
remove air or gas (as oxygen) from.
the surgical removal of lacerated, devitalized, or contaminated tissue.
a split lateral control surface combining the functions of aileron and air brakes on an airplane.
select by lot and kill every tenth person of.
a presentation in some prescribed order of the inflectional forms of a noun, adjective, or pronoun.
become soft or liquid with age.
shaped like a triangle.
of or relating to public speaking
the process or the state of ridding of Nazism and its influence.
a dweller in a certain place or region.
having small teeth : covered with small pointed projections.
ruling as or ruled by a tyrant; especially : exhibiting imperious and usually oppressive exercise of absolute power.
a product of disintegration or wearing away : fragment or fragmentary material.
being or relating to a drawing that shows arrangement and relations (as of parts to a whole, origins and development, chronological fluctuations).
a dispersion (as of people of a common national origin or of common beliefs).
partial color blindness in which only two of the fundamental colors or two colors and their combinations are perceptible.
the science or art of applying the principles of nutrition to the feeding of individuals or groups under different economic conditions or for hygienic or therapeutic purposes.
involving the use of two languages.
an acute highly contagious bacterial disease chiefly of young children that is marked by swelling and obstruction of the throat.
the state of being disconcerted or abashed : confusion : embarrassment.
the quality or state of disagreeing.
of, relating to, or typical of the Russian novelist Fedor Dostoevski or his writings.
long flowing side whiskers.
a market situation in which two competing sellers hold the controlling power of determining the amount and price of a product or service offered to a large number of buyers.
loss of or deficiency in the power to use or understand language caused by injury to or disease of the brain.
a generalized state of feeling unwell or unhappy.
the determination of boiling points of liquids or the change of boiling point of a liquid owing to the presence of dissolved material.
a usually chocolate-frosted oblong cream puff with whipped cream or custard filling.
an attack of convulsions, as a toxemia of pregnancy especially when severe and marked by convulsions and coma.
a major destructive upset in the balance of nature especially when caused by the intervention of humans.
the animal and plant life present in soils.
one that is to be educated : student.
flagrant boldness that is offensive or insolent : gall.
evenly - used as a direction in music.
a reptile of a genus of gigantic long-necked marine reptiles from the Cretaceous of Kansas.
of, relating to, or exhibiting the art of oratorical or expressive public speaking.
soothing especially to the skin or mucous membrane
a surface-active agent for promoting the formation and stabilization of a mixture of two incompletely mixable liquids in which one of the liquids in the form of fine droplets is dispersed in the other.
ecologically associated with humans and their domestic environment.
any of a group of proteins wi
a period of feeling weary and dissatisfied : a spell of tedium or boredom.
a small edible mushroom.
a written or unwritten international understanding usually less formally binding than an alliance.
the outer layer of the skin of a vertebrate.
a typical representation or ideal expression.
the fifth letter of the Greek alphabet.
equal in force, power or validity.
avoid committing oneself in what one says : speak evasively
like or relating to the hedgehog.
any of several weasels that assume white winter fur usually with more or less black on the tail.
the practice of watching in a furtive or stealthy manner for the purpose of secretly obtaining information for usually hostile purposes.
a science that deals with the improvement of hereditary qualities in a series of generations of a race or breed.
an exact and detailed copy of something (as of a book, document, painting, or statue).
hooked or curved like a sickle - used also of the Moon or an inferior planet when less than half its disk is illuminated.
embodying or presenting a false or erroneous idea.
foolishness or stupidity.
constantly troubled and tormented by spiritual dissatisfaction or spiritual striving.
the capability of being done, executed, or put into effect.
of, relating to, or containing iron.
full of intensity of feeling or expression.
a usually miscellaneous volume of writings from several hands for a celebration; especially : one of learned essays contributed by admirers to honor a scholar on a special anniversary.
the process or an instance of cleaving, splitting, or breaking up into parts.
a fight with the fists : boxing.
a cotton twilled fabric with a loose texture napped on one or both sides and used especially for undergarments and nightwear.
sound effects created to match the movements of an actor on film or videotape and later mixed into the sound track.
used for various laminated plastic products used especially in furniture (as for tabletops) and in building (as for wallboards).
feeding on ants.
containing any remains, impression, or trace of an animal or plant of past geological ages that has been preserved in Earth's crust.
having a small depressions or pits : pitted.
a French-speaking person especially in a country where two or more languages are spoken.
a society or club including both men and women or boys and girls.
a shady place.
an unfolded omelet often containing chopped vegetables or meats.
bearing or producing fruit.
a prop : a support; specifically : the support about which a lever turns.
dazzlingly bright : radiant.
a thin cloud resembling a veil and forming at any level.
a man marked by unusual purity and self-sacrificing devotion to a noble cause.
a medley, mixture, hodgepodge, or jumble.
a sweet creamy chocolate mixture used especially as a filling or frosting.
a mass of nerve tissue containing nerve cells.
a European teal having the male distinguished by a broad white stripe from eye to nape.
ostentatious display or items contributing to such display.
resembling, especially in appearance and consistency, jelly or a gluey material obtained from animal tissues by prolonged boiling.
a plant of a genus comprising numerous annual, biennial, or perennial herbs which have smooth opposite leaves and showy flowers with 4-lobed or 5-lobed corolla and some of which contain a bitter glycoside often used as a tonic.
of or relating to marks found in rock and giving evidence of past geological events.
being in the earliest stage of development
of, relating to, or like an English verbal noun ending in "-ing" that has the function of a noun and at the same time shows some verbal features.
inflammation of the gums.
a salt or ester of glutamic acid; especially : a crystalline salt used for enhancing the flavor of foods (as meat or soup).
a person who habitually relates in detail facts, rumors, or behind-the-scenes information of an intimate, personal, or sensational nature
an inhabitant or resident of New York City.
a whole-milk mild-flavored cheese shaped in flattened spheres and usually covered by a red protective coating.
a point or principle of grammar.
a lover and collector of old phonograph records.
a letter of an alphabet.
the network of lines of latitude and longitude upon which a map is drawn.
without involving a return benefit, compensation, or consideration.
a long slender crusty breadstick usually of Italian style or origin.
the large succulent irregularly ovoid fruit of a small tropical American tree having short fleshy spines and a slightly acid fibrous pulp.
of or relating to a governor or to government.
characterized by cunning, deceit or treachery
a wheel or disk mounted to spin rapidly about an axle and also free to rotate about one or both of two axes perpendicular to each other and to the axis of spin.
one who frequents a place or class of places.
commonplace : trite.
The marketing adjective "extreme" soon became as hackneyed as "super" and "ultra."
pleasingly or idyllically calm or peaceful : serene.
the largest of the flatfishes and an inhabitant of all northern seas.
a plant that grows naturally in soils having a high content of various salts.
a Korean martial art based on kicking motions and incorporating elements of a Japanese art of self-defense.
a bombastic ranting speech or writing.
the ripe seed or the unripe pod of any of several beans used as a vegetable.
the mistress of a household : housewife.
a large number or quantity.
a gradually ascending and curving ramp.
having or relating to the sun as the center.
the study of the horse.
a disease that is caused by infection with a fungus, and is marked by benign involvement of lymph nodes usually without symptoms or by severe progressive generalized involvement of the lymph nodes with fever, anemia and leukopenia.
a breed of large dairy cattle that produce large quantities of comparatively low-fat milk and that are usually black and white in irregular patches.
a tendency toward maintenance of a relatively stable internal environment in the bodies of higher animals through a series of interacting physiological processes.
a little person that is artificially produced in a cucurbit by an alchemist.
conferring or conveying public esteem
a stringed musical instrument resembling a lute in which the sound is produced by the friction of a rosined wheel turned by a crank against the strings and the pitches are varied by a set of mechanical keys.
the cultivation or production of plants and animals : agriculture : farming.
a plant that depends primarily on water for the distribution of its seeds or spores.
having small nostrils.
of, relating to, or characteristic of a peninsula in southwestern Europe that contains Spain and Portugal, its inhabitants, or their language.
a horizontal section (as of a building) showing true dimensions according to a geometric scale : ground plan, map.
not capable of or susceptible to change
the thick application of a pigment to a canvas or panel in painting.
to command or govern.
pledge, pawn, mortgage.
exemption or freedom from punishment, harm, or loss.
of a pinkish color.
a deliberate and unjustifiable setting of fire to property.
beginning : commencement.
matters of no grave moment or significance : trivia.
teach and impress by frequent repetitions or admonitions
incompetence, unfitness, unsuitableness.
a property of matter by which it remains at rest or in uniform motion in the same straight line unless acted upon by some external force.
absence of or deviation from just dealing : wrongful conduct : wickedness.
a person whose official duty is to examine and inquire.
a mosaic usually of small pieces of wood which was popular in fifteenth-century Italy for decoration featuring especially scrolls, arabesques, architectural scenes, and flowers
make sympathetic or sensitive : soften
one that intrudes, intermeddles, or interferes.
flood with water : submerge.
of an unpleasant or objectionable nature : hateful.
of, relating to, or characteristic of Native American people comprising a confederacy of the Cayuga, Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga and Seneca.
a boundary line between places or regions that differ in a particular linguistic feature.
having two equal sides - used of a triangle.
a political extremist or radical; especially : one that advocates the attainment of equalitarian democracy usually by revolutionary or violent methods.
used for a whirlpool bath and a recreational bathing tub or pool.
a large festive gathering (as of a political party or a league of sports teams) often involving a program of variety entertainment or exhibition performance
exposure to or imminence of death, loss, or injury : danger, hazard.
a close-fitting hip-length jacket.
an oversize wine bottle holding about four quarts.
the state of being youthful or of growing young.
an African thumb piano derived from an African musical instrument consisting of graduated sets of tongues of wood or metal inserted into and resonated by a wooden box.
a limestone region marked by sinks, abrupt ridges, irregular protuberant rocks, caverns, and underground streams.
in Hawaii, a child.
inflammation of the cornea of the eye caused by infectious or noninfectious agents.
a collective farm or settlement in Israel.
a nocturnal arboreal carnivorous mammal inhabiting Mexico and Central and South America that is about three feet long with a slender body, long prehensile tail, large lustrous eyes, and soft woolly yellowish brown fur.
a brown bear of Alaska that is larger and has shorter thicker claws than the grizzly and feeds largely on salmon.
a colorless inert gaseous element that occurs in air and in natural gases and is used in electric lamps (as small quartz lamps for extremely brilliant illumination).
praise given for achievement.
a baked pudding (as of potatoes, noodles, bread, or cabbage) served as a side dish or dessert.
in a light and brilliant manner.
in a manner characterized by listless indolence or sluggishness.
containing wool grease refined for use in ointments and cosmetics.
of or relating to a gift or gratuity.
the scientific study of the quantitative aspects of population.
given to tears or weeping : tearful.
of, relating to, or containing praise.
a member of a national association of military veterans
the granting of rights or permissions in accordance with law by a competent authority to engage in some business or occupation, to do some act, or to engage in some transaction.
of, relating to, or resembling any of numerous upright perennial leafy-stemmed bulbous herbs.
swallowing mud for the organic matter contained in it.
relating to or having strong affinity for fats or other lipids.
letter for letter.
the art of painting on stone.
marked by an inclination to quarrel : disputatious : contentious.
a coloring matter that turns red in acid solutions and blue in alkaline solutions, is obtained from several lichens, and is used as an acid-base indicator.
surgical removal of a lobe of an organ or gland, specifically : excision of a lobe of a lung.
of, involving, or expressed in terms of the exponent that indicates the power to which a number must be raised to produce a given number.
a small magnifying glass used by jewelers and watchmakers.
monetary gain : profit : reward.
an impractical contemplative person having no definite trade, business, or income : a dreamer.
the quality or state of emitting or seeming to emit a steady suffused light that is reflected or produced from within.
abandon oneself to pleasure : indulge oneself.
a state-maintained secondary school especially in France that prepares students for the university.
a small cake composed chiefly of the white of eggs, sugar, and ground almonds or almond paste or coconut
marked with a spot or spots : spotty
a head steward or palace official.
given to, marked by, or arising from the intention or desire to do harm usually seriously through doing something unlawful or otherwise unjustified.
pretend to be ill or otherwise physically or mentally incapacitated so as to avoid duty or work.
a tropical maritime tree or shrub bearing fruit that germinates while still on the tree and having numerous prop roots that ultimately form an impenetrable mass and play an important role in land building.
set free; especially : release from slavery.
the modern improved form of a primitive xylophone of southern Africa and Central America with resonators beneath each bar.
a large marine elliptical fish that is nearly cosmopolitan in warm and temperate seas and that has brilliant colors and rich oily red flesh.
any of numerous soft-furred South and Central American monkeys that have claws instead of nails on all the digits except the great toe.
someone or something of gigantic size or unusually large size.
the real or genuine thing : something that is neither an imitation nor an inferior substitute - used with the definite article.
one of the huge undressed stones used in various types of prehistoric monuments.
low spirits : the blues.
relating to or having melodic embellishment or ornamentation - used of music.
a usually brief informal communication typically written for interoffice circulation
the practice or habit of begging : the state or life of a beggar.
treated with an alcohol that occurs naturally in peppermint oil and Japanese mint oil and can be made synthetically.
offensive to the sense of smell : noxious, pestilential.
a marriage with a person of inferior social position.
of the muscular or athletic type of body-build.
composed of several parts formed or developed at various times - used of a geological surface
a science and technology that deals with the extraction of metals from their ores, refining them, and preparing them for use and includes processes and the study of the structure and properties of metals
the actions of giving aid, service, or comfort.
tending to make less severe : alleviating.
one who makes and sells fashionable dresses and hats for women.
being in a state of suspended activity or arrested growth : dormant.
a little grimace (as of distaste or playful impudence) : a pout
having multiplicity : having great diversity or variety.
the muscles of an animal that are related to each other and function together.
a mammal of a large widely distributed family of rather small lithe active carnivorous mammals including many important furbearers and some destructive predators and varying greatly in appearance.
in a trimly neat and tidy manner : smartly.
relating to, living in, or coming from the dead and putrefying flesh of an animal.
affected with, characterized by, or producing death of living tissue.
the quality or state of not giving proper attention or care to especially habitually or culpably.
one who has or expresses a love of or enthusiasm for what is new or novel.
an instrument for observing the direction of motion and velocity of clouds.
of, relating to, or causing the breaking down of nerve substance.
living in a nest; especially : sharing the nest of another kind of animal.
excess : redundancy.
the collective names given to or borne by places in a particular region or area.
a display or air of jaunty unconcern or indifference.
a Japanese covered vehicle carried by people.
typical body temperature.
a remedy or medicine of secret composition recommended by its preparer but usually lacking general repute or acceptance.
newly arrived or developed : immature, raw.
of, relating to, or characteristic of a stepmother.
cloudy : foggy : misty.
having little or no consequence : worthless.
a person of no faith or religion.
the capacity for quantitative thought and expression.
the quality or state or an instance of being resistant to persuasion or softening influences.
one who opposes something with words or argument.
a strongly and often intemperately condemnatory utterance.
a physician or veterinarian specializing in birth and the events, conditions, situations, or circumstances preceding and following and often influencing it.
cut the head or top from.
blunting irritation or lessening pain.
disappearance from the public eye.
one of usually three simple eyes in an insect located in a triangle between the compound eyes
of, relating to, or connected with the eye.
any of a genus of slender-bodied carnivores of Central and South America with long nonprehensile tails that are related to the raccoon.
an excessive or unreasonable enthusiasm for buying things.
a theory in philosophy stating that the order of intellectual apprehension and knowledge of God is immediate and intuitive.
formation and maturation of the egg.
a large marine elliptical fish that is nearly cosmopolitan in warm and temperate seas and that has brilliant colors and rich oily red flesh.
the state or condition of being one that opposes.
challenge the accuracy, propriety, probity, or other quality of.
sheer dress fabric in plain weave usually made of silk, rayon, or nylon and with more body and stiffness than organdy.
the flow or diffusion that takes place through a semipermeable membrane typically separating either a solvent and a solution or a dilute solution and a concentrated solution
a large hawk that is a dark brown color above and mostly pure white below and feeds on fish that it captures by hovering and diving.
of or involving the process of bone formation.
a practitioner of a system of medical practice based on the theory that diseases are due chiefly to a loss of structural integrity in the tissues.
assisting the sense of hearing.
suffering from or revealing nervous strain : agitated.
foulness of breath.
a Far Eastern structure resembling a tower that is often richly decorated and typically has projecting roofs that curve upward between each story and that is erected usually as a temple or memorial.
to pronounce with the front of the tongue near or touching the hard roof of the mouth.
of, relating to, or being the official residence of a sovereign.
trembling : quivering : throbbing.
writing papers cut to size for use and boxed.
any dog of a breed of small slender toy spaniels resembling long-haired Chihuahuas
enclosed in a pair of curved marks to indicate departure from the theme of a discourse.
a slender long usually dried chili pepper that is blackish brown when dried.
having feet : footed.
of, relating to, or living in the open sea : oceanic.
a baby carriage.
an oily flammable bituminous liquid that is usually of a dark brown or greenish hue, that is essentially a complex mixture of hydrocarbons of different types with small amounts of other substances, and that is subjected to various refining processes for p
an open automobile with two cross seats, usually four doors, and a folding top.
the part of the alimentary canal between the cavity of the mouth and the esophagus.
one interested in medical science.
a specialist in the study and systematic classification of the sounds made in spoken utterance as they are produced by the organs of speech and as they register on the ear and on instruments.
any of various instruments for measuring the strength, deviation, and direction of the extrinsic muscles of the eyes and for inducing exercise to correct defects in their functioning.
exhibiting or characterized by luminescence
any of various small mammals inhabiting rocky parts of high mountains in Asia and western North America that are closely related to the rabbits, but have small ears, the tail rudimentary, and the hind legs relatively short.
eyeglasses clipped to the nose by a spring.
disabled or restrained by binding the arms usually to the body.
a fish or fossil of a class of extinct fishes with an armor of large bony plates and primitive jaw structures.
an expressive especially plaintive quality.
a person invested with full power to transact any business.
the act or process of weaving together.
having a dull gray color like that of lead.
a genus of tropical American shrubs or trees having thick fleshy branches and large highly fragrant, waxy-looking white, yellow, red, or pink flowers.
a woman's bag made in various shapes of fabric, leather, or plastic, held in the hand or looped by handles over the shoulder, and used for carrying usually small personal articles and accessories.
the scaly covering of the foot of a bird or reptile.
the study of war.
the inclusion of many or several stories or plots in one narrative or dramatic work.
to state in a dogmatic or pompous manner.
of, relating to, or constituting something that foreshadows a coming event.
exercise or practicing of an art, science or skill.
a superiority or excess in number or quantity.
uprightness : rectitude.
of, relating to, or having the characteristics of an exercise or trial preliminary to a contest or performance.
one who has been converted from one religious faith to another.
an article or clause (as in a statute, contract, or grant) that introduces a condition, qualification, or limitation.
in an immature or childish manner.
of or relating to the action or process of giving birth to offspring.
having lungs or organs resembling lungs.
a white, gray, yellowish, brownish, or rarely red volcanic glass that is light in weight because it is full of cavities produced by the expulsion of water vapor at a high temperature as lava comes to the surface.
an annual herb widely distributed in both hemispheres whose fleshy succulent leaves are used in cooking and salads.
organic matter that is decomposing.
a square dance for four couples that is made up of five or six figures in various rhythms but chiefly in 6/8 and 2/4 time.
a female sweetheart.
a large Central American bird having a compressed crest, brilliant plumage with the upperparts and throat iridescent greenish and the underparts crimson, and in the male upper tail coverts often exceeding two feet in length.
in a manner marked by inactivity or repose.
the act of freeing or releasing; specifically : discharge from a debt or an obligation.
a dish of Swiss origin consisting of melted cheese traditionally served with tiny boiled potatoes and sour pickles.
full of vehement hatred or ill will : deeply malevolent : malignant.
of or relating to frogs.
characterized by a wild unruly manner or attitude.
any plant of a large and widely distributed genus of herbs that have simple or variously lobed leaves and mostly yellow flowers.
the underlying reason : justification.
a usually backless couch with a high curved headrest and low footrest.
very difficult to understand and beyond the reach of ordinary comprehension and knowledge
strict observance of standards of integrity and honesty.
decorations, insignia, or special costume indicative of an office or of membership in a group
an officer of an educational institution charged with registering students, keeping academic records, issuing official information, corresponding with candidates for admission, and evaluating their credentials.
a system of touching with the hands based on the belief that such touching by an experienced practitioner produces beneficial effects on certain vital energy fields within the body.
an act of paying an equivalent for a service, loss, or expense : compensation.
distasteful to a high degree : exciting distaste or aversion : loathsome.
a pale yellow crystalline highly unsaturated alicyclic alcohol that is used in various forms in medicine and nutrition : vitamin A1.
moving, directed, or tending in a backward direction.
divination by rods or wands.
minute plants and animals of running waters (as of rivers).
any of various plants of a genus of the same name with persistent leathery leaves and bell-shaped flowers.
a gaping grin or grimace.
the ability or inclination to laugh : alertness or sensitiveness to the ridiculous, incongruous or absurd.
a coastline much frequented as a resort area and usually having a mild climate.
any of a family of large baleen whales (as a blue whale or finback) having a rather small head, the skin of the throat marked with deep longitudinal furrows, and relatively short slender forelimbs
a narrow street or alley.
born or living in the country.
most holy or sacred : inviolable.
quickness or acuteness of sense perceptions.
an ancient Greek sylvan deity often represented as having certain attributes of a horse or goat.
any of various usually rather large beetles that have the plate or shield expanded to cover the mouthparts and are typically dung beetles.
a straight line cutting a curve at two or more points.
continuing or lasting for seven years.
hide from public view : seclude.
given to or characterized by the use of long words.
high-spirited, daring, or mischievous acts : pranks.
a signer with another; specifically : a government bound with others to the terms of a signed convention.
one partial to or especially fond of Chinese culture or characteristics.
any of an order of aquatic herbivorous mammals including the manatee, dugong, and Steller's sea cow.
use an ungrammatical combination of words in a sentensce
tending to induce drowsiness or sleepiness.
a substance that produces or promotes a taking up by various means (as by capillary, osmotic, solvent, or chemical action).
syrup produced by evaporating the juice from stems of certain tropical grasses.
cubes of meat (as lamb) marinated and cooked with onions, tomatoes, or other vegetables especially on a skewer.
prejudice or discrimination based on a limited kind or group having a distinguishing characteristic; especially : discrimination against animals.
the quality or state of being superficially fair, just, or correct but not so in reality.
one who makes a hobby of exploring and studying caves.
a microscopic filamentous aquatic photosynthetic bacterium or blue-green alga that is cultivated for use as a dietary supplement.
a large pouch of skin with the hair or fur on that is worn in front of the kilt by Highlanders in full dress and used as a purse.
the utterance or composition of short, humorous, satiric, or lampooning writing or speech.
the act, fact, or noise of sneezing.
one who works at or is responsible for the loading or unloading of a ship in port.
marks resembling the wounds on the crucified body of Christ and believed to be supernaturally impressed upon the bodies of various persons.
the fact or state of being marked with a threadlike line or narrow band (as of color) especially when one of a series of parallel grooves or lines.
secret, underhanded, unlawful, or unfair representation through suppression or fraudulent concealment of facts.
wearing or offered with a smile.
obstruct : impede.
the raisin of a pale yellow seedless grape grown chiefly in the Mediterranean region.
coming or occurring as something additional, extraneous, or unexpected.
stir up : kindle to intensity.
a meeting at which several speakers deliver short addresses on related topics or on various aspects of the same topic
an ecclesiastical council : a formal meeting to consult and decide on church matters.
nonrepresentational painting marked especially by thickly textured surfaces and by the use of improvised techniques (as dribbling, splattering, or smearing) to create apparently accidental pictorial effects.
any of several American trees with deciduous foliage in clusters of acicular leaves of different lengths, solitary staminate flowers, and persistent cone scales.
a high-quality aged soy sauce prepared with little or no added wheat.
a Chinese puzzle made by cutting a square of thin material into five triangles, a square, and a rhomboid which are capable of recombination in many different figures.
moving or stepping slowly.
a piece or sheet of waterproof material used for covering or protecting goods, vehicles, athletic fields, or other exposed objects.
a crystalline compound of neutral reaction that occurs especially in invertebrates (as in the juices of muscles) and that is used in making various surface-active agents.
of or relating to the process of deformation that produces in Earth's crust its continents and ocean basins, plateaus and mountains, folds of strata, and faults.
the use of design, purpose, or utility as an explanation of any natural phenomenon.
a member of a religious military order established about 1118 in Jerusalem, widespread in Europe, and suppressed by the Council of Vienne in 1312.
sharp bent nails used especially for fastening cloth on a frame or endless track that is used for drying and stretching cloth.
approximately one trillion groups of usually eight adjacent binary digits.
of a more or less German nature : having characteristics that are somewhat German.
the largest subdivision of the posterior subdivision of the forebrain.
of or relating to the rule of God : divinely sovereign or supreme.
a midday meal : a luncheon.
a cheddar cheese of crumbly texture and sharp flavor.
having a clear or ringing quality.
nonsensical behavior or speech.
of or relating to a barber or his work.
a woman's small brimless hat made in any of various soft close-fitting shapes.
capable of being interchanged.
a transposable element especially when it contains genetic material controlling functions other than those related to its relocation.
physical or mental work or exertion especially of a painful or laborious nature.
a blend of molasses, sugar, and corn syrup used as a table syrup.
any of the common clovers
the act or process of perforating a skull with a surgical instrument.
of or relating to a division of the Mesozoic in which gymnosperms are the most distinctive plants, the amphibians decline but the reptiles and ammonites develop rapidly, mammals probably exist but are few, small, and primitive.
a court or forum of justice.
a body of running water feeding a larger body of running water or a lake.
a branch of mathematics dealing with the relations among the sides and angles of triangles and closely related magnitudes, and especially with methods of deducing from given parts other required part
consisting of three parts or divisions.
of or relating to the human body apart from the head and appendages.
abbreviated by or as if by lopping.
a tree of a small genus of American and Asiatic trees having flowers with imbricate petals and a single or 2-cleft style.
a small knoll of more solid ground in marsh or bog usually covered with and bound together by the roots of low vegetation (as grasses or sedges).
affectedly or excessively dainty, delicate, cute or quaint
a self-registering rain gauge.
growing in wet or swampy ground.
of or occurring in the month preceding the present
howling : wailing.
displeasure : resentment : annoyance.
pure : unmixed.
not trifling : sincere.
to brace up : strengthen, support.
having nails or claws.
in a one-sided manner.
obstinate : stubborn.
wholly unharmed : not injured.
to reproach severely : scold vehemently
one that infringes or encroaches upon the rights or property of another.
characterized by or aiming at usefulness as distinguished from beauty or ornament.
in a manner characterized by doting and usually excessive fondness for and often submission to a wife.
hesitating in choice of opinions or courses.
marked by whimsical, fanciful, or extravagant ideas or notions.
the student usually of the highest rank in a graduating class who delivers the farewell oration at the commencement exercises.
of or relating to battle or to the maidens of the mythological Norse god Odin who hover over the field of battle choosing those to be slain and conducting the worthy heroes to Valhalla.
the leaders of thought, taste, or opinion in a field (as art, letters, or politics) : the forefront of a school or movement
an acute contagious disease principally of children and not commonly dangerous caused by a virus and characterized by low-grade fever and other symptoms and blisterlike vesicles : chicken pox.
abnormally swollen or dilated.
a bluish to greenish gem mineral sometimes confused with or substituted for turquoise
of, relating to, or containing prophecy : prophetic.
the practices or philosophy of a strict vegetarian who consumes no animal food or dairy products.
a dispute or slight contest : a skirmish
a white sauce made of chicken or veal stock and cream and thickened with butter and flour.
of, relating to, or used in hunting.
distended : inflated; especially : markedly swollen on one side.
continual repetition of stereotyped phrases
conforming to the truth : truthful
passage, hall, or chamber between the outer door and the interior of a building.
causing or likely to cause mental suffering : distressing, afflictive.
an allowance (as of transportation or supplies and money) for traveling expenses
characterized by an intent to cause unpleasantness, damage or pain : nasty, vicious, spiteful.
a person who sells wine : a wine merchant.
the quality or property of being able to overcome the defense mechanism of the host.
give life to : animate.
of, relating to, or issued by a high executive officer of various Muslim countries.
an electronic mechanism that reduces speech signals to slowly varying signals that then can reconstruct a fair approximation to the original speech signals.
the act of willing or choosing : the act of deciding
able to fly : flying
any of various small and medium-sized kangaroos that are more brightly colored and much smaller than the typical kangaroos
a beverage historically consumed in England on festive occasions (as at Christmas and Twelfth Night) and made of ale or wine flavored with spices and other ingredients.
any of numerous snout beetles in which the head is elongated and usually curved downward to form a snout bearing the jaws at the tip.
the complex of policies, attitudes, and beliefs associated with a welfare state.
a pungent sauce of soy, vinegar, and many other ingredients originally made in a county in west central England
of, resembling, belonging to, or characteristic of the poet Wordsworth or his poetry.
oriented toward or preferring a culture other than one's own.
English marked by numerous borrowings from Yiddish.
a rigid airship consisting of a cylindrical trussed and covered frame supported by internal gas cells.
a steel-gray strong ductile high-melting metallic element that occurs widely in combined form and that is used in steelmaking and other industrial processes
a musical instrument consisting of a shallow soundboard set horizontally before the performer and overlaid with 30 to 40 strings.
medium-sized tubular pasta.
one given to unjust quibbling and faultfinding.
a lover of animals; especially : a person concerned with the rights of lower animals and their protection from abuse
the scientific art of maintaining and improving domestic animals through breeding, genetics, nutrition, and housi
popular music of southern Louisiana that combines dance tunes of French origin with elements of Caribbean music and the blues.
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