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Part of SpeechWordDefinition
Verbto stir to action or strong response; excite; to stimulate sexually
Nounoverwhelming surprise or astonishment.
Nounthe first appearance of daylight in the morning
Nouna slip of paper, cloth, or other material, marked or inscribed, for attachment to something to indicate its manufacturer, nature, ownership, destination, etc.
Nounan indirect, covert, or helpful suggestion; clue
Nouna pleasantly aroused and/or emotional state or condition.
Nounsuitcases, trunks, etc.; baggage.
Nouna signaling apparatus similar to an electric bell but without hammer or gong, producing a sound by the vibration of an armature.
Nounthe physical part of the human anatomy used for the sense of sight
Adjectiveobservant of or conforming to the rules of style and taste; stylish
Nouna killing that is sudden and/or secretive, esp. a politically prominent person
Adjectivefree from commotion or tumult; peaceful; quiet; calm
Adjectiveimaginary; fanciful; illusory; delusory; fantastic.
Nounthe highest point or part, as of a hill, a line of travel, or any object; top; apex.
Adjectiveallowing the possibility of several different meanings, as a word or phrase, esp. with intent to deceive or misguide; susceptible of double interpretation; deliberately ambiguou
Nouna robber, esp. a member of a gang or marauding band.
Adjectiveludicrously or whimsically comical; clownish.
Adjectiveexceptionally great, as in quantity, quality, extent, or degree; massive or imposing
Adjectivehaving visible or apparent imperfections
Adjectivedulled or satiated by overindulgence
Part of SpeechWordDefinition
Adjectivenot biased; fair; just
Verbto come more or less violently in contact with; collide with; strike
Nounostentatious display of arrogance and conceit.
Verbto imitate or copy in action, speech, etc., often playfully or derisively.
Verbto provide food, service, etc., as for a party or wedding
Nouna settlement of differences by mutual concessions; an agreement reached by adjustment of conflicting or opposing claims, principles, etc., by reciprocal modification of demands.
Nouna large, rectangular piece of soft fabric, often with bound edges, used esp. for warmth as a bed covering.
Adjectiveincapable of being wounded, hurt, or damaged.
Verbto become smaller and smaller; shrink; waste away
Adjectivedone deliberately; planned in advance
Adjective of lofty dignity or imposing aspect; stately; grand
Nounthe act of revelation
Nouna sudden and active manifestation
Verbto put or sink below the surface of water or any other enveloping medium
Nouna lyric poem typically of elaborate or irregular metrical form and expressive of exalted or enthusiastic emotion; or a poem intended to be sung
Verbto deal or bargain with another or others, as in the preparation of a treaty or contract or in preliminaries to a business deal.
Nounthe state of being enslaved to a habit or practice or to something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming, as narcotics, to such an extent that its cessation causes severe trauma.
Nounthe physical location of a person's origin.
Nouna person who has defeated all opponents in a competition or series of competitions, so as to hold first place
Nouna room furnished and used for sleeping.
Verbto retard in movement or progress by means of obstacles or hindrances; obstruct; hinder
Part of SpeechWordDefinition
Adjectivecapable of being sold
Adjectiveeconomical in use or expenditure; prudently saving or sparing; not wasteful
Nounremarkable brilliance; warm, cheerful brightness
Nounthe bend or joint of the human arm between upper arm and forearm.
Verbto take the clothes off (a person); disrobe.
Nouna person who judges, evaluates, or criticizes
Nounthe wooing of one person by another, or the period in which said wooing takes place
Adjectivedark or dim; deeply shaded
Noun/Verba wager/to wager
Verbto speak or declaim extravagantly or violently; talk in a wild or vehement way; rave
Nouna climber, esp. for sport.
Adjectivefree from or not exposed to danger or harm; safe.
Adjectiveliberal in giving or sharing; unselfish
Adjectiveaffected with, characterized by, or causing a depressing feeling of being alone
Verbidle talk or rumor, esp. about the personal or private affairs of others
Nouna rough, confused struggle or fight
Adjectiveoffensive to morality or decency; indecent; depraved
Nouna sudden, strong blast of wind
Verbthe act of inflicting excruciating pain, as punishment or revenge, as a means of getting a confession or information, or for sheer cruelty.
Adjectiveof no use, importance, or value; good-for-nothing

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