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

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