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

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