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

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