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

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