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

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