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1 abase (v. ) To lower in position, estimation, or the like; degrade.
2 abbess (n.) The lady superior of a nunnery.
3 abbey (n.) The group of buildings which collectively form the dwelling-place of a society of monks or nuns. 
4 abbot (n.) The superior of a community of monks.
5 abdicate (v.) To give up (royal power or the like).
6 abdomen (n.) In mammals, the visceral cavity between the diaphragm and the pelvic floor; the belly.
7 abdominal (n.) Of, pertaining to, or situated on the abdomen.
8 abduction (n.) A carrying away of a person against his will, or illegally.
9 abed (adv.) In bed; on a bed.
10 aberration (n.) Deviation from a right, customary, or prescribed course.
11 abet (v.) To aid, promote, or encourage the commission of (an offense).
12 abeyance (n.) A state of suspension or temporary inaction.
13 abhorrence (n.) The act of detesting extremely.
14 abhorrent (adj.) Very repugnant; hateful.
15 abidance (n.) An abiding.
16 abject (adj.) Sunk to a low condition.
17 abjure (v.) To recant, renounce, repudiate under oath.
18 able-bodied (adj.) Competent for physical service.
19 ablution (n.) A washing or cleansing, especially of the body.
20 abnegate (v.) To renounce (a right or privilege).
21 abnormal (adj.) Not conformed to the ordinary rule or standard.
22 abominable (adj.) Very hateful.
23 abominate (v.) To hate violently.
24 abomination (n.) A very detestable act or practice.
25 aboriginal (adj.) Primitive; unsophisticated.
26 aborigines (n.) The original of earliest known inhabitants of a country.
27 aboveboard (adv.) & (adj.) Without concealment, fraud, or trickery.
28 abrade (v.) To wear away the surface or some part of by friction.
29 abrasion (n.) That which is rubbed off.
30 abridge (v.) To make shorter in words, keeping the essential features, leaning out minor particles.
31 abridgment (n.) A condensed form as of a book or play.
32 abrogate (v.) To abolish, repeal.
33 abrupt (adj.) Beginning, ending, or changing suddenly or with a break.
34 abscess (n.) A Collection of pus in a cavity formed within some tissue of the body.
35 abscission (n.) The act of cutting off, as in a surgical operation.
36 abscond (v.) To depart suddenly and secretly, as for the purpose of escaping arrest.
37 absence (n.) The fact of not being present or available.
38 absent-minded (adj.) Lacking in attention to immediate surroundings or business.
39 absolution (n.) Forgiveness, or passing over of offenses.
40 absolve (v.) To free from sin or its penalties.
41 absorb (v.) To drink in or suck up, as a sponge absorbs water.
42 absorption (n.) The act or process of absorbing.
43 abstain (v.) To keep oneself back (from doing or using something).
44 abstemious (adj.) Characterized by self denial or abstinence, as in the use of drink, food.
45 abstinence (n.) Self denial.
46 abstruse (adj.) Dealing with matters difficult to be understood.
47 absurd (adj.) Inconsistent with reason or common sense.
48 abundant (adj.) Plentiful.
49 abusive (adj.) Employing harsh words or ill treatment.
50 abut (v.) To touch at the end or boundary line.
51 abyss (n.) Bottomless gulf.
52 academic (adj.) Of or pertaining to an academy, college, or university.
53 academician (n.) A member of an academy of literature, art, or science.
54 academy (n.) Any institution where the higher branches of learning are taught.
55 accede (v.) To agree.
56 accelerate (v.) To move faster.
57 accept (v.) To take when offered.
58 access (n.) A way of approach or entrance; passage.
59 accessible (adj.) Approachable.
60 accession (n.) Induction or elevation, as to dignity, office, or government.
61 accessory (n.) A person or thing that aids the principal agent.
62 acclaim (v.) To utter with a shout.
63 accommodate (v.) To furnish something as a kindness or favor.
64 accompaniment (n.) A subordinate part or parts, enriching or supporting the leading part.
65 accompanist (n.) One who or that which accompanies.
66 accompany (v.) To go with, or be associated with, as a companion.
67 accomplice (n.) An associate in wrong-doing.
68 accomplish (v.) To bring to pass.
69 accordion (n.) A portable free-reed musical instrument.
70 accost (v.) To speak to.
71 account (n.) A record or statement of receipts and expenditures, or of business transactions.
72 accouter (v.) To dress.
73 accredit (v.) To give credit or authority to.
74 accumulate (v.) To become greater in quantity or number.
75 accuracy (n.) Exactness.
76 accurate (adj.) Conforming exactly to truth or to a standard.
77 accursed (adj.) Doomed to evil, misery, or misfortune.
78 accusation (n.) A charge of crime, misdemeanor, or error.
79 accusatory (adj.) Of, pertaining to, or involving an accusation.
80 accuse (v.) To charge with wrong doing, misconduct, or error.
81 accustom (v.) To make familiar by use.
82 acerbity (n.) Sourness, with bitterness and astringency.
83 acetate (n.) A salt of acetic acid.
84 acetic (adj.) Of, pertaining to, or of the nature of vinegar.
85 ache (v.) To be in pain or distress.
86 Achillean (adj.) Invulnerable.
87 achromatic (adj.) Colorless,
88 acid (n.) A sour substance.
89 acidify (v.) To change into acid.
90 acknowledge (v.) To recognize; to admit the genuineness or validity of.
91 acknowledgment (n.) Recognition.
92 acme (n.) The highest point, or summit.
93 acoustic (adj.) Pertaining to the act or sense of hearing.
94 acquaint (v.) To make familiar or conversant.
95 acquiesce (v.) To comply; submit.
96 acquiescence (n.) Passive consent.
97 acquire (v.) To get as one
98 acquisition (n.) Anything gained, or made one
99 acquit (v.) To free or clear, as from accusation.
100 acquittal (n.) A discharge from accusation by judicial action.
101 acquittance (n.) Release or discharge from indebtedness, obligation, or responsibility.
102 acreage (n.) Quantity or extent of land, especially of cultivated land.
103 acrid (adj.) Harshly pungent or bitter.
104 acrimonious (adj.) Full of bitterness.
105 acrimony (n.) Sharpness or bitterness of speech or temper.
106 actionable (adj.) Affording cause for instituting an action, as trespass, slanderous words.
107 actuality (n.) Any reality.
108 actuary (n.) An officer, as of an insurance company, who calculates and states the risks and premiums.
109 actuate (v.) To move or incite to action.
110 acumen (n.) Quickness of intellectual insight, or discernment; keenness of discrimination.
111 acute (adj.) Having fine and penetrating discernment.
112 adamant (n.) Any substance of exceeding hardness or impenetrability.
113 addendum (n.) Something added, or to be added.
114 addle (v.) To make inefficient or worthless; muddle.
115 adduce (v.) To bring forward or name for consideration.
116 adhere (v.) To stick fast or together.
117 adherence (n.) Attachment.
118 adherent (adj.) Clinging or sticking fast.
119 adhesion (n.) The state of being attached or joined.
120 adjacency (n.) The state of being adjacent.
121 adjacent (n.) That which is near or bordering upon.
122 adjudge (v.) To award or bestow by formal decision.
123 adjunct (n.) Something joined to or connected with another thing, but holding a subordinate place.
124 adjuration (n.) A vehement appeal.
125 adjutant (adj.) Auxiliary.
126 administrator (n.) One who manages affairs of any kind.
127 admissible (adj.) Having the right or privilege of entry.
128 admittance (n.) Entrance, or the right or permission to enter.
129 admonish (v.) To warn of a fault.
130 admonition (n.) Gentle reproof.
131 ado (n.) unnecessary activity or ceremony.
132 adoration (n.) Profound devotion.
133 adroit (adj.) Having skill in the use of the bodily or mental powers.
134 adulterant (n.) An adulterating substance.
135 adulterate (v.) To make impure by the admixture of other or baser ingredients.
136 adumbrate (v.) To represent beforehand in outline or by emblem.
137 advent (n.) The coming or arrival, as of any important change, event, state, or personage.
138 adverse (adj.) Opposing or opposed.
139 adversity (n.) Misfortune.
140 advert (v.) To refer incidentally.
141 advertiser (n.) One who advertises, especially in newspapers.
142 advisory (adj.) Not mandatory.
143 advocacy (n.) The act of pleading a cause.
144 advocate (n.) One who pleads the cause of another, as in a legal or ecclesiastical court.
145 aerial (adj.) Of, pertaining to, or like the air.
146 aeronaut (n.) One who navigates the air, a balloonist.
147 aeronautics (n.) the art or practice of flying aircraft
148 aerostat (n.) A balloon or other apparatus floating in or sustained by the air.
149 aerostatics (n.) The branch of pneumatics that treats of the equilibrium, pressure, and mechanical properties.
150 affable (adj.) Easy to approach.
151 affect (v.) To act upon
152 affectation (n.) A studied or ostentatious pretense or attempt.
153 affiliate (n.) Some auxiliary person or thing.
154 affirmative (adj.) Answering yes; to a question at issue.
155 affix (v.) To fasten.
156 affluence (n.) A profuse or abundant supply of riches.
157 affront (n.) An open insult or indignity.
158 afire (adv.) & (adj.) On fire, literally or figuratively.
159 afoot (adv.) In progress.
160 aforesaid (adj.) Said in a preceding part or before.
161 afresh (adv.) Once more, after rest or interval.
162 afterthought (n.) A thought that comes later than its appropriate or expected time.
163 agglomerate (v.) To pile or heap together.
164 aggrandize (v.) To cause to appear greatly.
165 aggravate (v.) To make heavier, worse, or more burdensome.
166 aggravation (n.) The fact of being made heavier or more heinous, as a crime , offense, misfortune, etc.
167 aggregate (n.) The entire number, sum, mass, or quantity of something.
168 aggress (v.) To make the first attack.
169 aggression (n.) An unprovoked attack.
170 aggrieve (v.) To give grief or sorrow to.
171 aghast (adj.) Struck with terror and amazement.
172 agile (adj.) Able to move or act quickly, physically, or mentally.
173 agitate (v.) To move or excite (the feelings or thoughts).
174 agrarian (adj.) Pertaining to land, especially agricultural land.
175 aide-de-camp (n.) An officer who receives and transmits the orders of the general.
176 ailment (n.) Slight sickness.
177 airy (adj.) Delicate, ethereal.
178 akin (adj.) Of similar nature or qualities.
179 alabaster (n.) A white or delicately tinted fine-grained gypsum.
180 alacrity (n.) Cheerful willingness.
181 albino (n.) A person with milky white skin and hair, and eyes with bright red pupil and usually pink iris.
182 album (n.) A book whose leaves are so made to form paper frames for holding photographs or the like.
183 alchemy (n.) Chemistry of the middle ages, characterized by the pursuit of changing base metals to gold.
184 alcohol (n.) A volatile, inflammable, colorless liquid of a penetrating odor and burning taste.
185 alcoholism (n.) A condition resulting from the inordinate or persistent use of alcoholic beverages.
186 alcove (n.) A covered recess connected with or at the side of a larger room.
187 alder (n.) Any shrub or small tree of the genus Alumnus, of the oak family.
188 alderman (n.) A member of a municipal legislative body, who usually exercises also certain judicial functions.
189 aldermanship (n.) The dignity, condition, office, or term of office of an alderman.
190 alias (n.) An assumed name.
191 alien (n.) One who owes allegiance to a foreign government.
192 alienable (adj.) Capable of being aliened or alienated, as lands.
193 alienate (v.) To cause to turn away.
194 alienation (n.) Estrangement.
195 aliment (n.) That which nourishes.
196 alkali (n.) Anything that will neutralize an acid, as lime, magnesia, etc.
197 allay (v.) To calm the violence or reduce the intensity of; mitigate.
198 allege (v.) To assert to be true, especially in a formal manner, as in court.
199 allegory (n.) The setting forth of a subject under the guise of another subject of aptly suggestive likeness.
200 alleviate (v.) To make less burdensome or less hard to bear.
201 alley (n.) A narrow street, garden path, walk, or the like.
202 alliance (n.) Any combination or union for some common purpose.
203 allot (v.) To assign a definite thing or part to a certain person.
204 allotment (n.) Portion.
205 allude (v.) To refer incidentally, or by suggestion.
206 allusion (n.) An indirect and incidental reference to something without definite mention of it.
207 alluvion (n.) Flood.
208 ally (n.) A person or thing connected with another, usually in some relation of helpfulness.
209 almanac (n.) A series of tables giving the days of the week together with certain astronomical information.
210 aloof (adv.) Not in sympathy with or desiring to associate with others.
211 altar (n.) Any raised place or structure on which sacrifices may be offered or incense burned.
212 alter (v.) To make change in.
213 alteration (n.) Change or modification.
214 altercate (v.) To contend angrily or zealously in words.
215 alternate (n.) One chosen to act in place of another, in case of the absence or incapacity of that other.
216 alternative (n.) Something that may or must exist, be taken or chosen, or done instead of something else.
217 altitude (n.) Vertical distance or elevation above any point or base-level, as the sea.
218 alto (n.) The lowest or deepest female voice or part.
219 altruism (n.) Benevolence to others on subordination to self-interest.
220 altruist (n.) One who advocates or practices altruism.
221 amalgam (n.) An alloy or union of mercury with another metal.
222 amalgamate (v.) To mix or blend together in a homogeneous body.
223 amateur (adj.) Practicing an art or occupation for the love of it, but not as a profession.
224 amatory (adj.) Designed to excite love.
225 ambidextrous (adj.) Having the ability of using both hands with equal skill or ease.
226 ambiguous (adj.) Having a double meaning.
227 ambitious (adj.) Eagerly desirous and aspiring.
228 ambrosial (adj.) Divinely sweet, fragrant, or delicious.
229 ambulance (n.) A vehicle fitted for conveying the sick and wounded.
230 ambulate (v.) To walk about
231 ambush (n.) The act or state of lying concealed for the purpose of surprising or attacking the enemy.
232 ameliorate (v.) To relieve, as from pain or hardship
233 amenable (adj.) Willing and ready to submit.
234 Americanism (n.) A peculiar sense in which an English word or phrase is used in the United States.
235 amicable (adj.) Done in a friendly spirit.
236 amity (n.) Friendship.
237 amorous (adj.) Having a propensity for falling in love.
238 amorphous (adj.) Without determinate shape.
239 amour (n.) A love-affair, especially one of an illicit nature.
240 ampere (n.) The practical unit of electric-current strength.
241 ampersand (n.) The character &; and.
242 amphibious (adj.) Living both on land and in water.
243 amphitheater (n.) An edifice of elliptical shape, constructed about a central open space or arena.
244 amplitude (n.) Largeness.
245 amply (adv.) Sufficiently.
246 amputate (v.) To remove by cutting, as a limb or some portion of the body.
247 amusement (n.) Diversion.
248 anachronism (n.) Anything occurring or existing out of its proper time.
249 anagram (n.) The letters of a word or phrase so transposed as to make a different word or phrase.
250 analogous (adj.) Corresponding (to some other) in certain respects, as in form, proportion, relations.
251 analogy (n.) Reasoning in which from certain and known relations or resemblance others are formed.
252 analyst (n.) One who analyzes or makes use of the analytical method.
253 analyze (v.) To examine minutely or critically.
254 anarchy (n.) Absence or utter disregard of government.
255 anathema (n.) Anything forbidden, as by social usage.
256 anatomy (n.) That branch of morphology which treats of the structure of organisms.
257 ancestry (n.) One
258 anecdote (n.) A brief account of some interesting event or incident.
259 anemia (n.) Deficiency of blood or red corpuscles.
260 anemic (adj.) Affected with anemia.
261 anemometer (n.) An instrument for measuring the force or velocity of wind.
262 anesthetic (adj.) Pertaining to or producing loss of sensation.
263 anew (adv.) Once more.
264 angelic (adj.) Saintly.
265 Anglo-Saxon (n.) The entire English race wherever found, as in Europe, the United States, or India.
266 Anglophobia (n.) Hatred or dread of England or of what is English.
267 angular (adj.) Sharp-cornered.
268 anhydrous (adj.) Withered.
269 animadversion (n.) The utterance of criticism or censure.
270 animadvert (v.) To pass criticism or censure.
271 animalcule (n.) An animal of microscopic smallness.
272 animate (v.) To make alive.
273 animosity (n.) Hatred.
274 annalist (n.) Historian.
275 annals (n.) A record of events in their chronological order, year by year.
276 annex (v.) To add or affix at the end.
277 annihilate (v.) To destroy absolutely.
278 annotate (v.) To make explanatory or critical notes on or upon.
279 annual (adj.) Occurring every year.
280 annuity (n.) An annual allowance, payment, or income.
281 annunciation (n.) Proclamation.
282 anode (n.) The point where or path by which a voltaic current enters an electrolyte or the like.
283 anonymous (adj.) Of unknown authorship.
284 antagonism (n.) Mutual opposition or resistance of counteracting forces, principles, or persons.
285 Antarctic (adj.) Pertaining to the south pole or the regions near it.
286 ante (v.) In the game of poker, to put up a stake before the cards are dealt.
287 antecede (v.) To precede.
288 antecedent (n.) One who or that which precedes or goes before, as in time, place, rank, order, or causality.
289 antechamber (n.) A waiting room for those who seek audience.
290 antedate (v.) To assign or affix a date to earlier than the actual one.
291 antediluvian (adj.) Of or pertaining to the times, things, events before the great flood in the days of Noah.
292 antemeridian (adj.) Before noon.
293 antemundane (adj.) Pertaining to time before the world
294 antenatal (adj.) Occurring or existing before birth.
295 anterior (adj.) Prior.
296 anteroom (n.) A room situated before and opening into another, usually larger.
297 anthology (n.) A collection of extracts from the writings of various authors.
298 anthracite (n.) Hard coal.
299 anthropology (n.) The science of man in general.
300 anthropomorphous (adj.) Having or resembling human form.
301 antic (n.) A grotesque, ludicrous, or fantastic action.
302 Antichrist (n.) Any opponent or enemy of Christ, whether a person or a power.
303 anticlimax (n.) A gradual or sudden decrease in the importance or impressiveness of what is said.
304 anticyclone (n.) An atmospheric condition of high central pressure, with currents flowing outward.
305 antidote (n.) Anything that will counteract or remove the effects of poison, disease, or the like.
306 antilogy (n.) Inconsistency or contradiction in terms or ideas.
307 antipathize (v.) To show or feel a feeling of antagonism, aversion, or dislike.
308 antiphon (n.) A response or alteration of responses, generally musical.
309 antiphony (n.) An anthem or other composition sung responsively.
310 antipodes (n.) A place or region on the opposite side of the earth.
311 antiquary (n.) One who collects and examines old things, as coins, books, medals, weapons, etc.
312 antiquate (v.) To make old or out of date.
313 antique (adj.) Pertaining to ancient times.
314 antiseptic (n.) Anything that destroys or restrains the growth of putrefactive micro-organisms.
315 antislavery (adj.) Opposed to human slavery.
316 antispasmodic (adj.) Tending to prevent or relieve non-inflammatory spasmodic affections.
317 antistrophe (n.) The inversion of terms in successive classes, as in "the home of joy and the joy of home".
318 antitoxin (n.) A substance which neutralizes the poisonous products of micro-organisms.
319 antonym (n.) A word directly opposed to another in meaning.
320 anxious (adj.) Distressed in mind respecting some uncertain matter.
321 apathy (n.) Insensibility to emotion or passionate feeling.
322 aperture (n.) Hole.
323 apex (n.) The highest point, as of a mountain.
324 aphorism (n.) Proverb.
325 apiary (n.) A place where bees are kept.
326 apogee (n.) The climax.
327 apology (n.) A disclaimer of intentional error or offense.
328 apostasy (n.) A total departure from one
329 apostate (adj.) False.
330 apostle (n.) Any messenger commissioned by or as by divine authority.
331 apothecary (n.) One who keeps drugs for sale and puts up prescriptions.
332 apotheosis (n.) Deification.
333 appall (v.) To fill with dismay or horror.
334 apparent (adj.) Easily understood.
335 apparition (n.) Ghost.
336 appease (v.) To soothe by quieting anger or indignation.
337 appellate (adj.) Capable of being appealed to.
338 appellation (n.) The name or title by which a particular person, class, or thing is called.
339 append (v.) To add or attach, as something accessory, subordinate, or supplementary.
340 appertain (v.) To belong, as by right, fitness, association, classification, possession, or natural relation.
341 apposite (adj.) Appropriate.
342 apposition (n.) The act of placing side by side, together, or in contact.
343 appraise (v.) To estimate the money value of.
344 appreciable (adj.) Capable of being discerned by the senses or intellect.
345 apprehend (v.) To make a prisoner of (a person) in the name of the law.
346 apprehensible (adj.) Capable of being conceived.
347 approbation (n.) Sanction.
348 appropriate (adj.) Suitable for the purpose and circumstances.
349 aqueduct (n.) A water-conduit, particularly one for supplying a community from a distance.
350 aqueous (adj.) Of, pertaining to, or containing water.
351 arbiter (n.) One chosen or appointed, by mutual consent of parties in dispute, to decide matters.
352 arbitrary (adj.) Fixed or done capriciously.
353 arbitrate (v.) To act or give judgment as umpire.
354 arbor (n.) A tree.
355 arboreal (adj.) Of or pertaining to a tree or trees.
356 arborescent (adj.) Having the nature of a tree.
357 arboretum (n.) A botanical garden or place devoted to the cultivation of trees or shrubs.
358 arboriculture (n.) The cultivation of trees or shrubs.
359 arcade (n.) A vaulted passageway or street; a roofed passageway having shops, etc., opening from it.
360 archaeology (n.) The branch of anthropology concerned with the systematic investigation of the relics of man.
361 archaic (adj.) Antiquated
362 archaism (n.) Obsolescence.
363 archangel (n.) An angel of high rank.
364 archbishop (n.) The chief of the bishops of an ecclesiastical province in the Greek, Roman, and Anglican church.
365 archdeacon (n.) A high official administrator of the affairs of a diocese.
366 archetype (n.) A prototype.
367 archipelago (n.) Any large body of water studded with islands, or the islands collectively themselves.
368 ardent (adj.) Burning with passion.
369 ardor (n.) Intensity of passion or affection.
370 arid (adj.) Very dry.
371 aristocracy (n.) A hereditary nobility
372 aristocrat (n.) A hereditary noble or one nearly connected with nobility.
373 armada (n.) A fleet of war-vessels.
374 armful (n.) As much as can be held in the arm or arms.
375 armory (n.) An arsenal.
376 aroma (n.) An agreeable odor.
377 arraign (v.) To call into court, as a person indicted for crime, and demand whether he pleads guilty or not.
378 arrange (v.) To put in definite or proper order.
379 arrangement (n.) The act of putting in proper order, or the state of being put in order.
380 arrant (adj.) Notoriously bad.
381 arrear (n.) Something overdue and unpaid.
382 arrival (n.) A coming to stopping-place or destination.
383 arrogant (adj.) Unduly or excessively proud, as of wealth, station, learning, etc.
384 arrogate (v.) To take, demand, or claim, especially presumptuously or without reasons or grounds.
385 Artesian well (n.) A very deep bored well. water rises due to underground pressure
386 artful (adj.) Characterized by craft or cunning.
387 Arthurian (adj.) Pertaining to King Arthur, the real or legendary hero of British poetic story.
388 artifice (n.) Trickery.
389 artless (adj.) Ingenuous.
390 ascendant (adj.) Dominant.
391 ascension (n.) The act of rising.
392 ascent (n.) A rising, soaring, or climbing.
393 ascetic (adj.) Given to severe self-denial and practicing excessive abstinence and devotion.
394 ascribe (v.) To assign as a quality or attribute.
395 asexual (adj.) Having no distinct sexual organs.
396 ashen (adj.) Pale.
397 askance (adv.) With a side or indirect glance or meaning.
398 asperity (n.) Harshness or roughness of temper.
399 aspirant (n.) One who seeks earnestly, as for advancement, honors, place.
400 aspiration (n.) An earnest wish for that which is above one
401 aspire (v.) To have an earnest desire, wish, or longing, as for something high and good, not yet attained.
402 assailant (n.) One who attacks.
403 assassin (n.) One who kills, or tries to kill, treacherously or secretly.
404 assassinate (v.) To kill, as by surprise or secret assault, especially the killing of some eminent person.
405 assassination (n.) Murderer, as by secret assault or treachery.
406 assay (n.) The chemical analysis or testing of an alloy ore.
407 assent (v.) To express agreement with a statement or matter of opinion.
408 assess (v.) To determine the amount of (a tax or other sum to be paid).
409 assessor (n.) An officer whose duty it is to assess taxes.
410 assets (n.) pl. Property in general, regarded as applicable to the payment of debts.
411 assiduous (adj.) Diligent.
412 assignee (n.) One who is appointed to act for another in the management of certain property and interests.
413 assimilate (v.) To adapt.
414 assonance (n.) Resemblance or correspondence in sound.
415 assonant (adj.) Having resemblance of sound.
416 assonate (v.) To accord in sound, especially vowel sound.
417 assuage (v.) To cause to be less harsh, violent, or severe, as excitement, appetite, pain, or disease.
418 astringent (adj.) Harsh in disposition or character.
419 astute (adj.) Keen in discernment.
420 atheism (n.) The denial of the existence of God.
421 athirst (adj.) Wanting water.
422 athwart (adv.) From side to side.
423 atomizer (n.) An apparatus for reducing a liquid to a fine spray, as for disinfection, inhalation, etc.
424 atone (v.) To make amends for.
425 atonement (n.) Amends, reparation, or expiation made from wrong or injury.
426 atrocious (adj.) Outrageously or wantonly wicked, criminal, vile, or cruel.
427 atrocity (n.) Great cruelty or reckless wickedness.
428 attache (n.) A subordinate member of a diplomatic embassy.
429 attest (v.) To certify as accurate, genuine, or true.
430 attorney-general (n.) The chief law-officer of a government.
431 auburn (adj.) Reddish-brown, said usually of the hair.
432 audacious (adj.) Fearless.
433 audible (adj.) Loud enough to be heard.
434 audition (n.) The act or sensation of hearing.
435 auditory (adj.) Of or pertaining to hearing or the organs or sense of hearing.
436 augment (v.) To make bigger.
437 augur (v.) To predict.
438 Augustinian (adj.) Pertaining to St. Augustine, his doctrines, or the religious orders called after him.
439 aura (n.) Pervasive psychic influence supposed to emanate from persons
440 aural (adj.) Of or pertaining to the ear.
441 auricle (n.) One of the two chambers of the heart which receives the blood from the veins.
442 auricular (adj.) Of or pertaining to the ear, its auricle, or the sense of hearing.
443 auriferous (adj.) Containing gold.
444 aurora (n.) A luminous phenomenon in the upper regions of the atmosphere.
445 auspice (n.) favoring, protecting, or propitious influence or guidance.
446 austere (adj.) Severely simple; unadorned.
447 autarchy (n.) Unrestricted power.
448 authentic (adj.) Of undisputed origin.
449 authenticity (n.) The state or quality of being genuine, or of the origin and authorship claimed.
450 autobiography (n.) The story of one
451 autocracy (n.) Absolute government.
452 autocrat (n.) Any one who claims or wields unrestricted or undisputed authority or influence.
453 automaton (n.) Any living being whose actions are or appear to be involuntary or mechanical.
454 autonomous (adj.) Self-governing.
455 autonomy (n.) Self-government.
456 autopsy (n.) The examination of a dead body by dissection to ascertain the cause of death.
457 autumnal (adj.) Of or pertaining to autumn.
458 auxiliary (n.) One who or that which aids or helps, especially when regarded as subsidiary or accessory.
459 avalanche (n.) The fall or sliding of a mass of snow or ice down a mountain-slope, often bearing with it rock.
460 avarice (n.) Passion for getting and keeping riches.
461 aver (v.) To assert as a fact.
462 averse (adj.) Reluctant.
463 aversion (n.) A mental condition of fixed opposition to or dislike of some particular thing.
464 avert (v.) To turn away or aside.
465 aviary (n.) A spacious cage or enclosure in which live birds are kept.
466 avidity (n.) Greediness.
467 avocation (n.) Diversion.
468 avow (v.) To declare openly.
469 awaken (v.) To arouse, as emotion, interest, or the like.
470 awry (adv.) & (adj.) Out of the proper form, direction, or position.
471 aye (adv.) An expression of assent.
472 azalea (n.) A flowering shrub.
473 azure (n.) The color of the sky.
474 Baconian (adj.) Of or pertaining to Lord Bacon or his system of philosophy.
475 bacterium (n.) A microbe.
476 badger (v.) To pester.
477 baffle (v.) To foil or frustrate.
478 bailiff (n.) An officer of court having custody of prisoners under arraignment.
479 baize (n.) A single-colored napped woolen fabric used for table-covers, curtains, etc.
480 bale (n.) A large package prepared for transportation or storage.
481 baleful (adj.) Malignant.
482 ballad (n.) Any popular narrative poem, often with epic subject and usually in lyric form.
483 balsam (n.) A medical preparation, aromatic and oily, used for healing.
484 banal (adj.) Commonplace.
485 barcarole (n.) A boat-song of Venetian gondoliers.
486 baritone (adj.) Having a register higher than bass and lower than tenor.
487 barograph (n.) An instrument that registers graphically and continuously the atmospheric pressure.
488 barometer (n.) An instrument for indicating the atmospheric pressure per unit of surface.
489 bask (v.) To make warm by genial heat.
490 bass (adj.) Low in tone or compass.
491 baste (v.) To cover with melted fat, gravy, while cooking.
492 baton (n.) An official staff borne either as a weapon or as an emblem of authority or privilege.
493 battalion (n.) A body of infantry composed of two or more companies, forming a part of a regiment.
494 batten (n.) A narrow strip of wood.
495 batter (n.) A thick liquid mixture of two or more materials beaten together, to be used in cookery.
496 bauble (n.) A trinket.
497 bawl (v.) To proclaim by outcry.
498 beatify (v.) To make supremely happy.
499 beatitude (n.) Any state of great happiness.
500 beau (n.) An escort or lover.
501 becalm (v.) To make quiet.
502 beck (v.) To give a signal to, by nod or gesture.
503 bedaub (v.) To smear over, as with something oily or sticky.
504 bedeck (v.) To cover with ornament.
505 bedlam (n.) Madhouse.
506 befog (v.) To confuse.
507 befriend (v.) To be a friend to, especially when in need.
508 beget (v.) To produce by sexual generation.
509 begrudge (v.) To envy one of the possession of.
510 belate (v.) To delay past the proper hour.
511 belay (v.) To make fast, as a rope, by winding round a cleat.
512 belie (v.) To misrepresent.
513 believe (v.) To accept as true on the testimony or authority of others.
514 belittle (v.) To disparage.
515 belle (n.) A woman who is a center of attraction because of her beauty, accomplishments, etc.
516 bellicose (adj.) Warlike.
517 belligerent (adj.) Manifesting a warlike spirit.
518 bemoan (v.) To lament
519 benediction (n.) a solemn invocation of the divine blessing.
520 benefactor (n.) A doer of kindly and charitable acts.
521 benefice (n.) A church office endowed with funds or property for the maintenance of divine service.
522 beneficent (adj.) Characterized by charity and kindness.
523 beneficial (adj.) Helpful.
524 beneficiary (n.) One who is lawfully entitled to the profits and proceeds of an estate or property.
525 benefit (n.) Helpful result.
526 benevolence (n.) Any act of kindness or well-doing.
527 benevolent (adj.) Loving others and actively desirous of their well-being.
528 benign (adj.) Good and kind of heart.
529 benignant (adj.) Benevolent in feeling, character, or aspect.
530 benignity (n.) Kindness of feeling, disposition, or manner.
531 benison (n.) Blessing.
532 bequeath (v.) To give by will.
533 bereave (v.) To make desolate with loneliness and grief.
534 berth (n.) A bunk or bed in a vessel, sleeping-car, etc.
535 beseech (v.) To implore.
536 beset (v.) To attack on all sides.
537 besmear (v.) To smear over, as with any oily or sticky substance.
538 bestial (adj.) Animal.
539 bestrew (v.) To sprinkle or cover with things strewn.
540 bestride (v.) To get or sit upon astride, as a horse.
541 bethink (v.) To remind oneself.
542 betide (v.) To happen to or befall.
543 betimes (adv.) In good season or time.
544 betroth (v.) To engage to marry.
545 betrothal (n.) Engagement to marry.
546 bevel (n.) Any inclination of two surfaces other than 90 degrees.
547 bewilder (v.) To confuse the perceptions or judgment of.
548 bibliography (n.) A list of the words of an author, or the literature bearing on a particular subject.
549 bibliomania (n.) The passion for collecting books.
550 bibliophile (n.) One who loves books.
551 bibulous (adj.) Fond of drinking.
552 bide (v.) To await.
553 biennial (n.) A plant that produces leaves and roots the first year and flowers and fruit the second.
554 bier (n.) A horizontal framework with two handles at each end for carrying a corpse to the grave.
555 bigamist (n.) One who has two spouses at the same time.
556 bigamy (n.) The crime of marrying any other person while having a legal spouse living.
557 bight (n.) A slightly receding bay between headlands, formed by a long curve of a coast-line.
558 bilateral (adj.) Two-sided.
559 bilingual (adj.) Speaking two languages.
560 biograph (n.) A bibliographical sketch or notice.
561 biography (n.) A written account of one
562 biology (n.) The science of life or living organisms.
563 biped (n.) An animal having two feet.
564 birthright (n.) A privilege or possession into which one is born.
565 bitterness (n.) Acridity, as to the taste.
566 blase (adj.) Sated with pleasure.
567 blaspheme (v.) To indulge in profane oaths.
568 blatant (adj.) Noisily or offensively loud or clamorous.
569 blaze (n.) A vivid glowing flame.
570 blazon (v.) To make widely or generally known.
571 bleak (adj.) Desolate.
572 blemish (n.) A mark that mars beauty.
573 blithe (adj.) Joyous.
574 blithesome (adj.) Cheerful.
575 blockade (n.) The shutting up of a town, a frontier, or a line of coast by hostile forces.
576 boatswain (n.) A subordinate officer of a vessel, who has general charge of the rigging, anchors, etc.
577 bodice (n.) A women
578 bodily (adj.) Corporeal.
579 boisterous (adj.) Unchecked merriment or animal spirits.
580 bole (n.) The trunk or body of a tree.
581 bolero (n.) A Spanish dance, illustrative of the passion of love, accompanied by caste nets and singing.
582 boll (n.) A round pod or seed-capsule, as a flax or cotton.
583 bolster (v.) To support, as something wrong.
584 bomb (n.) A hollow projectile containing an explosive material.
585 bombard (v.) To assail with any missile or with abusive speech.
586 bombardier (n.) A person who has charge of mortars, bombs, and shells.
587 bombast (n.) Inflated or extravagant language, especially on unimportant subjects.
588 boorish (adj.) Rude.
589 bore (v.) To weary by tediousness or dullness.
590 borough (n.) An incorporated village or town.
591 bosom (n.) The breast or the upper front of the thorax of a human being, especially of a woman.
592 botanical (adj.) Connected with the study or cultivation of plants.
593 botanize (v.) To study plant-life.
594 botany (n.) The science that treats of plants.
595 bountiful (adj.) Showing abundance.
596 Bowdlerize (v.) To expurgate in editing (a literary composition) by omitting words or passages.
597 bowler (n.) In cricket, the player who delivers the ball.
598 boycott (v.) To place the products or merchandise of under a ban.
599 brae (n.) Hillside.
600 braggart (n.) A vain boaster.
601 brandish (v.) To wave, shake, or flourish triumphantly or defiantly, as a sword or spear.
602 bravado (n.) An aggressive display of boldness.
603 bray (n.) A loud harsh sound, as the cry of an ass or the blast of a horn.
604 braze (v.) To make of or ornament with brass.
605 brazier (n.) An open pan or basin for holding live coals.
606 breach (n.) The violation of official duty, lawful right, or a legal obligation.
607 breaker (n.) One who trains horses, dogs, etc.
608 breech (n.) The buttocks.
609 brethren (n.) pl. Members of a brotherhood, gild, profession, association, or the like.
610 brevity (n.) Shortness of duration.
611 bric-a-brac (n.) Objects of curiosity or for decoration.
612 bridle (n.) The head-harness of a horse consisting of a head-stall, a bit, and the reins.
613 brigade (n.) A body of troops consisting of two or more regiments.
614 brigadier (n.) General officer who commands a brigade, ranking between a colonel and a major-general.
615 brigand (n.) One who lives by robbery and plunder.
616 brimstone (n.) Sulfur.
617 brine (n.) Water saturated with salt.
618 bristle (n.) One of the coarse, stiff hairs of swine: used in brush-making, etc.
619 Britannia (n.) The United Kingdom of Great Britain.
620 Briticism (n.) A word, idiom, or phrase characteristic of Great Britain or the British.
621 brittle (adj.) Fragile.
622 broach (v.) To mention, for the first time.
623 broadcast (adj.) Disseminated far and wide.
624 brogan (n.) A coarse, heavy shoe.
625 brogue (n.) Any dialectic pronunciation of English, especially that of the Irish people.
626 brokerage (n.) The business of making sales and purchases for a commission; a broker.
627 bromine (n.) A dark reddish-brown, non-metallic liquid element with a suffocating odor.
628 bronchitis (n.) Inflammation of the bronchial tubes.
629 bronchus (n.) Either of the two subdivisions of the trachea conveying air into the lungs.
630 brooch (n.) An article of jewelry fastened by a hinged pin and hook on the underside.
631 brotherhood (n.) Spiritual or social fellowship or solidarity.
632 browbeat (v.) To overwhelm, or attempt to do so, by stern, haughty, or rude address or manner.
633 brusque (adj.) Somewhat rough or rude in manner or speech.
634 buffoon (n.) A clown.
635 buffoonery (n.) Low drollery, coarse jokes, etc.
636 bulbous (adj.) Of, or pertaining to, or like a bulb.
637 bullock (n.) An ox.
638 bulrush (n.) Any one of various tall rush-like plants growing in damp ground or water.
639 bulwark (n.) Anything that gives security or defense.
640 bumper (n.) A cup or glass filled to the brim, especially one to be drunk as a toast or health.
641 bumptious (adj.) Full of offensive and aggressive self-conceit.
642 bungle (v.) To execute clumsily.
643 buoyancy (n.) Power or tendency to float on or in a liquid or gas.
644 buoyant (adj.) Having the power or tendency to float or keep afloat.
645 bureau (n.) A chest of drawers for clothing, etc.
646 bureaucracy (n.) Government by departments of men transacting particular branches of public business.
647 burgess (n.) In colonial times, a member of the lower house of the legislature of Maryland or Virginia.
648 burgher (n.) An inhabitant, citizen or freeman of a borough burgh, or corporate town.
649 burnish (v.) To make brilliant or shining.
650 bursar (n.) A treasurer.
651 bustle (v.) To hurry.
652 butt (v.) To strike with or as with the head, or horns.
653 butte (n.) A conspicuous hill, low mountain, or natural turret, generally isolated.
654 buttress (n.) Any support or prop.
655 by-law (n.) A rule or law adopted by an association, a corporation, or the like.
656 cabal (n.) A number of persons secretly united for effecting by intrigue some private purpose.
657 cabalism (n.) Superstitious devotion to one
658 cabinet (n.) The body of men constituting the official advisors of the executive head of a nation.
659 cacophony (n.) A disagreeable, harsh, or discordant sound or combination of sounds or tones.
660 cadaverous (adj.) Resembling a corpse.
661 cadence (n.) Rhythmical or measured flow or movement, as in poetry or the time and pace of marching troops.
662 cadenza (n.) An embellishment or flourish, prepared or improvised, for a solo voice or instrument.
663 caitiff (adj.) Cowardly.
664 cajole (v.) To impose on or dupe by flattering speech.
665 cajolery (n.) Delusive speech.
666 calculable (adj.) That may be estimated by reckoning.
667 calculus (n.) A concretion formed in various parts of the body resembling a pebble in hardness.
668 callosity (n.) The state of being hard and insensible.
669 callow (adj.) Without experience of the world.
670 calorie (n.) Amount of heat needed to raise the temperature of 1 kilogram of water 1 degree centigrade.
671 calumny (n.) Slander.
672 Calvary (n.) The place where Christ was crucified.
673 Calvinism (n.) The system of doctrine taught by John Calvin.
674 Calvinize (v.) To teach or imbue with the doctrines of Calvinism.
675 came (n.) A leaden sash-bar or grooved strip for fastening panes in stained-glass windows.
676 cameo (n.) Any small engraved or carved work in relief.
677 campaign (n.) A complete series of connected military operations.
678 Canaanite (n.) A member of one of the three tribes that dwelt in the land of Canaan, or western Palestine.
679 canary (adj.) Of a bright but delicate yellow.
680 candid (adj.) Straightforward.
681 candor (n.) The quality of frankness or outspokenness.
682 canine (adj.) Characteristic of a dog.
683 canon (n.) Any rule or law.
684 cant (v.) To talk in a singsong, preaching tone with affected solemnity.
685 cantata (n.) A choral composition.
686 canto (n.) One of the divisions of an extended poem.
687 cantonment (n.) The part of the town or district in which the troops are quartered.
688 capacious (adj.) Roomy.
689 capillary (n.) A minute vessel having walls composed of a single layer of cells.
690 capitulate (v.) To surrender or stipulate terms.
691 caprice (n.) A whim.
692 caption (n.) A heading, as of a chapter, section, document, etc.
693 captious (adj.) Hypercritical.
694 captivate (v.) To fascinate, as by excellence. eloquence, or beauty.
695 carcass (n.) The dead body of an animal.
696 cardiac (adj.) Pertaining to the heart.
697 cardinal (adj.) Of prime or special importance.
698 caret (n.) A sign (^) placed below a line, indicating where omitted words, etc., should be inserted.
699 caricature (n.) a picture or description in which natural characteristics are exaggerated or distorted.
700 carnage (n.) Massacre.
701 carnal (adj.) Sensual.
702 carnivorous (adj.) Eating or living on flesh.
703 carouse (v.) To drink deeply and in boisterous or jovial manner.
704 carrion (n.) Dead and putrefying flesh.
705 cartilage (n.) An elastic animal tissue of firm consistence.
706 cartridge (n.) A charge for a firearm, or for blasting.
707 caste (n.) The division of society on artificial grounds.
708 castigate (v.) To punish.
709 casual (adj.) Accidental, by chance.
710 casualty (n.) A fatal or serious accident or disaster.
711 cat-o-nine-tails (n.) An instrument consisting of nine pieces of cord, formerly used for flogging in the army and navy.
712 cataclysm (n.) Any overwhelming flood of water.
713 cataract (n.) Opacity of the lens of the eye resulting in complete or partial blindness.
714 catastrophe (n.) Any great and sudden misfortune or calamity.
715 cathode (n.) The negative pole or electrode of a galvanic battery.
716 Catholicism (n.) The system, doctrine, and practice of the Roman Catholic Church.
717 catholicity (n.) Universal prevalence or acceptance.
718 caucus (n.) A private meeting of members of a political party to select candidates.
719 causal (adj.) Indicating or expressing a cause.
720 caustic (adj.) Sarcastic and severe.
721 cauterize (v.) To burn or sear as with a heated iron.
722 cede (v.) To pass title to.
723 censor (n.) An official examiner of manuscripts empowered to prohibit their publication.
724 censorious (adj.) Judging severely or harshly.
725 census (n.) An official numbering of the people of a country or district.
726 centenary (adj.) Pertaining to a hundred years or a period of a hundred years.
727 centiliter (n.) A hundredth of a liter.
728 centimeter (n.) A length of one hundredth of a meter.
729 centurion (n.) A captain of a company of one hundred infantry in the ancient Roman army.
730 cereal (adj.) Pertaining to edible grain or farinaceous seeds.
731 ceremonial (adj.) Characterized by outward form or ceremony.
732 ceremonious (adj.) Observant of ritual.
733 cessation (n.) Discontinuance, as of action or motion.
734 cession (n.) Surrender, as of possessions or rights.
735 chagrin (n.) Keen vexation, annoyance, or mortification, as at one
736 chameleon (adj.) Changeable in appearance.
737 chancery (n.) A court of equity, as distinguished from a common-law court.
738 chaos (n.) Any condition of which the elements or parts are in utter disorder and confusion.
739 characteristic (n.) A distinctive feature.
740 characterize (v.) To describe by distinctive marks or peculiarities.
741 charlatan (n.) A quack.
742 chasm (n.) A yawning hollow, as in the earth
743 chasten (v.) To purify by affliction.
744 chastise (v.) To subject to punitive measures.
745 chastity (n.) Sexual or moral purity.
746 chateau (n.) A castle or manor-house.
747 chattel (n.) Any article of personal property.
748 check (v.) To hold back.
749 chiffon (n.) A very thin gauze used for trimmings, evening dress, etc.
750 chivalry (n.) The knightly system of feudal times with its code, usages and practices.
751 cholera (n.) An acute epidemic disease.
752 choleric (adj.) Easily provoked to anger.
753 choral (adj.) Pertaining to, intended for, or performed by a chorus or choir.
754 Christ (n.) A title of Jesus
755 christen (v.) To name in baptism.
756 Christendom (n.) That part of the world where Christianity is generally professed.
757 chromatic (adj.) Belonging, relating to, or abounding in color.
758 chronology (n.) The science that treats of computation of time or of investigation and arrangement of events.
759 chronometer (n.) A portable timekeeper of the highest attainable precision.
760 cipher (v.) To calculate arithmetically. (also a noun meaning zero or nothing)
761 circulate (v.) To disseminate.
762 circumference (n.) The boundary-line of a circle.
763 circumlocution (n.) Indirect or roundabout expression.
764 circumnavigate (v.) To sail quite around.
765 circumscribe (v.) To confine within bounds.
766 circumspect (adj.) Showing watchfulness, caution, or careful consideration.
767 citadel (n.) Any strong fortress.
768 cite (v.) To refer to specifically.
769 claimant (n.) One who makes a claim or demand, as of right.
770 clairvoyance (n.) Intuitive sagacity or perception.
771 clamorous (adj.) Urgent in complaint or demand.
772 clan (n.) A tribe.
773 clandestine (adj.) Surreptitious.
774 clangor (n.) Clanking or a ringing, as of arms, chains, or bells; clamor.
775 clarify (v.) To render intelligible.
776 clarion (n.) A small shrill trumpet or bugle.
777 classify (v.) To arrange in a class or classes on the basis of observed resemblance’s and differences.
778 clearance (n.) A certificate from the proper authorities that a vessel has complied with the law and may sail.
779 clemency (n.) Mercy.
780 clement (adj.) Compassionate.
781 close-hauled (adj.) Having the sails set for sailing as close to the wind as possible.
782 clothier (n.) One who makes or sells cloth or clothing.
783 clumsy (adj.) Awkward of movement.
784 coagulant (adj.) Producing coagulation.
785 coagulate (v.) To change into a clot or a jelly, as by heat, by chemical action, or by a ferment.
786 coalescence (n.) The act or process of coming together so as to form one body, combination, or product.
787 coalition (n.) Combination in a body or mass.
788 coddle (v.) To treat as a baby or an invalid.
789 codicil (n.) A supplement adding to, revoking, or explaining in the body of a will.
790 coerce (v.) To force.
791 coercion (n.) Forcible constraint or restraint, moral or physical.
792 coercive (adj.) Serving or tending to force.
793 cogent (adj.) Appealing strongly to the reason or conscience.
794 cognate (adj.) Akin.
795 cognizant (adj.) Taking notice.
796 cohere (v.) To stick together.
797 cohesion (n.) Consistency.
798 cohesive (adj.) Having the property of consistency.
799 coincide (v.) To correspond.
800 coincidence (n.) A circumstance so agreeing with another: often implying accident.
801 coincident (adj.) Taking place at the same time.
802 collaborate (v.) To labor or cooperate with another or others, especially in literary or scientific pursuits.
803 collapse (v.) To cause to shrink, fall in, or fail.
804 collapsible (adj.) That may or can collapse.
805 colleague (n.) An associate in professional employment.
806 collective (adj.) Consisting of a number of persons or objects considered as gathered into a mass, or sum.
807 collector (n.) One who makes a collection, as of objects of art, books, or the like.
808 collegian (n.) A college student.
809 collide (v.) To meet and strike violently.
810 collier (n.) One who works in a coal-mine.
811 collision (n.) Violent contact.
812 colloquial (adj.) Pertaining or peculiar to common speech as distinguished from literary.
813 colloquialism (n.) Form of speech used only or chiefly in conversation.
814 colloquy (n.) Conversation.
815 collusion (n.) A secret agreement for a wrongful purpose.
816 colossus (n.) Any strikingly great person or object.
817 comely (adj.) Handsome.
818 comestible (adj.) Fit to be eaten.
819 comical (adj.) Funny.
820 commemorate (v.) To serve as a remembrance of.
821 commentary (n.) A series of illustrative or explanatory notes on any important work.
822 commingle (v.) To blend.
823 commissariat (n.) The department of an army charged with the provision of its food and water and daily needs.
824 commission (v.) To empower.
825 commitment (n.) The act or process of entrusting or consigning for safe-keeping.
826 committal (n.) The act, fact, or result of committing, or the state of being
827 commodity (n.) Something that is bought and sold.
828 commotion (n.) A disturbance or violent agitation.
829 commute (v.) To put something, especially something less severe, in place of.
830 comparable (adj.) Fit to be compared.
831 comparative (adj.) Relative.
832 comparison (n.) Examination of two or more objects with reference to their likeness or unlikeness.
833 compensate (v.) To remunerate.
834 competence (n.) Adequate qualification or capacity.
835 competent (adj.) Qualified.
836 competitive (adj.) characterized by rivalry.
837 competitor (n.) A rival.
838 complacence (n.) Satisfaction with one
839 complacent (adj.) Pleased or satisfied with oneself.
840 complaisance (n.) Politeness.
841 complaisant (adj.) Agreeable.
842 complement (v.) To make complete.
843 complex (adj.) Complicated.
844 compliant (adj.) Yielding.
845 complicate (v.) To make complex, difficult, or hard to deal with.
846 complication (n.) An intermingling or combination of things or parts, especially in a perplexing manner.
847 complicity (n.) Participation or partnership, as in wrong-doing or with a wrong-doer.
848 compliment (v.) To address or gratify with expressions of delicate praise.
849 component (n.) A constituent element or part.
850 comport (v.) To conduct or behave (oneself).
851 composure (n.) Calmness.
852 comprehensible (adj.) Intelligible.
853 comprehension (n.) Ability to know.
854 comprehensive (adj.) Large in scope or content.
855 compress (v.) To press together or into smaller space.
856 compressible (adj.) Capable of being pressed into smaller compass.
857 compression (n.) Constraint, as by force or authority.
858 comprise (v.) To consist of.
859 compulsion (n.) Coercion.
860 compulsory (adj.) Forced.
861 compunction (n.) Remorseful feeling.
862 compute (v.) To ascertain by mathematical calculation.
863 concede (v.) To surrender.
864 conceit (n.) Self-flattering opinion.
865 conceive (v.) To form an idea, mental image or thought of.
866 concerto (n.) A musical composition.
867 concession (n.) Anything granted or yielded, or admitted in response to a demand, petition, or claim.
868 conciliate (v.) To obtain the friendship of.
869 conciliatory (adj.) Tending to reconcile.
870 conclusive (adj.) Sufficient to convince or decide.
871 concord (n.) Harmony.
872 concordance (n.) Harmony.
873 concur (v.) To agree.
874 concurrence (n.) Agreement.
875 concurrent (adj.) Occurring or acting together.
876 concussion (n.) A violent shock to some organ by a fall or a sudden blow.
877 condensation (n.) The act or process of making dense or denser.
878 condense (v.) To abridge.
879 condescend (v.) To come down voluntarily to equal terms with inferiors.
880 condolence (n.) Expression of sympathy with a person in pain, sorrow, or misfortune.
881 conduce (v.) To bring about.
882 conducive (adj.) Contributing to an end.
883 conductible (adj.) Capable of being conducted or transmitted.
884 conduit (n.) A means for conducting something, particularly a tube, pipe, or passageway for a fluid.
885 confectionery (n.) The candy collectively that a confectioner makes or sells, as candy.
886 confederacy (n.) A number of states or persons in compact or league with each other, as for mutual aid.
887 confederate (n.) One who is united with others in a league, compact, or agreement.
888 confer (v.) To bestow.
889 conferee (n.) A person with whom another confers.
890 confessor (n.) A spiritual advisor.
891 confidant (n.) One to whom secrets are entrusted.
892 confide (v.) To reveal in trust or confidence.
893 confidence (n.) The state or feeling of trust in or reliance upon another.
894 confident (adj.) Assured.
895 confinement (n.) Restriction within limits or boundaries.
896 confiscate (v.) To appropriate (private property) as forfeited to the public use or treasury.
897 conflagration (n.) A great fire, as of many buildings, a forest, or the like.
898 confluence (n.) The place where streams meet.
899 confluent (n.) A stream that unites with another.
900 conformable (adj.) Harmonious.
901 conformance (n.) The act or state or conforming.
902 conformation (n.) General structure, form, or outline.
903 conformity (n.) Correspondence in form, manner, or use.
904 confront (v.) To encounter, as difficulties or obstacles.
905 congeal (v.) To coagulate.
906 congenial (adj.) Having kindred character or tastes.
907 congest (v.) To collect into a mass.
908 congregate (v.) To bring together into a crowd.
909 coniferous (adj.) Cone-bearing trees.
910 conjecture (n.) A guess.
911 conjoin (v.) To unite.
912 conjugal (adj.) Pertaining to marriage, marital rights, or married persons.
913 conjugate (adj.) Joined together in pairs.
914 conjugation (n.) The state or condition of being joined together.
915 conjunction (n.) The state of being joined together, or the things so joined.
916 connive (v.) To be in collusion.
917 connoisseur (n.) A critical judge of art, especially one with thorough knowledge and sound judgment of art.
918 connote (v.) To mean; signify.
919 connubial (adj.) Pertaining to marriage or matrimony.
920 conquer (v.) To overcome by force.
921 consanguineous (adj.) Descended from the same parent or ancestor.
922 conscience (n.) The faculty in man by which he distinguishes between right and wrong in character and conduct.
923 conscientious (adj.) Governed by moral standard.
924 conscious (adj.) Aware that one lives, feels, and thinks.
925 conscript (v.) To force into military service.
926 consecrate (v.) To set apart as sacred.
927 consecutive (adj.) Following in uninterrupted succession.
928 consensus (n.) A collective unanimous opinion of a number of persons.
929 conservatism (n.) Tendency to adhere to the existing order of things.
930 conservative (adj.) Adhering to the existing order of things.
931 conservatory (n.) An institution for instruction and training in music and declamation.
932 consign (v.) To entrust.
933 consignee (n.) A person to whom goods or other property has been entrusted.
934 consignor (n.) One who entrusts.
935 consistency (n.) A state of permanence.
936 console (v.) To comfort.
937 consolidate (v.) To combine into one body or system.
938 consonance (n.) The state or quality of being in accord with.
939 consonant (adj.) Being in agreement or harmony with.
940 consort (n.) A companion or associate.
941 conspicuous (adj.) Clearly visible.
942 conspirator (n.) One who agrees with others to cooperate in accomplishing some unlawful purpose.
943 conspire (v.) To plot.
944 constable (n.) An officer whose duty is to maintain the peace.
945 constellation (n.) An arbitrary assemblage or group of stars.
946 consternation (n.) Panic.
947 constituency (n.) The inhabitants or voters in a district represented in a legislative body.
948 constituent (n.) One who has the right to vote at an election.
949 constrict (v.) To bind.
950 consul (n.) An officer appointed to reside in a foreign city, chiefly to represent his country.
951 consulate (n.) The place in which a consul transacts official business.
952 consummate (v.) To bring to completion.
953 consumption (n.) Gradual destruction, as by burning, eating, etc., or by using up, wearing out, etc.
954 consumptive (adj.) Designed for gradual destruction.
955 contagion (n.) The communication of disease from person to person.
956 contagious (adj.) Transmitting disease.
957 contaminate (v.) To pollute.
958 contemplate (v.) To consider thoughtfully.
959 contemporaneous (adj.) Living, occurring, or existing at the same time.
960 contemporary (adj.) Living or existing at the same time.
961 contemptible (adj.) Worthy of scorn or disdain.
962 contemptuous (adj.) Disdainful.
963 contender (n.) One who exerts oneself in opposition or rivalry.
964 contiguity (n.) Proximity.
965 contiguous (adj.) Touching or joining at the edge or boundary.
966 continence (n.) Self-restraint with respect to desires, appetites, and passion.
967 contingency (n.) Possibility of happening.
968 contingent (adj.) Not predictable.
969 continuance (n.) Permanence.
970 continuation (n.) Prolongation.
971 continuity (n.) Uninterrupted connection in space, time, operation, or development.
972 continuous (adj.) Connected, extended, or prolonged without separation or interruption of sequence.
973 contort (v.) To twist into a misshapen form.
974 contraband (n.) Trade forbidden by law or treaty.
975 contradiction (n.) The assertion of the opposite of that which has been said.
976 contradictory (adj.) Inconsistent with itself.
977 contraposition (n.) A placing opposite.
978 contravene (v.) To prevent or obstruct the operation of.
979 contribution (n.) The act of giving for a common purpose.
980 contributor (n.) One who gives or furnishes, in common with others, for a common purpose.
981 contrite (adj.) Broken in spirit because of a sense of sin.
982 contrivance (n.) The act planning, devising, inventing, or adapting something to or for a special purpose.
983 contrive (v.) To manage or carry through by some device or scheme.
984 control (v.) To exercise a directing, restraining, or governing influence over.
985 controller (n.) One who or that which regulates or directs.
986 contumacious (adj.) Rebellious.
987 contumacy (n.) Contemptuous disregard of the requirements of rightful authority.
988 contuse (v.) To bruise by a blow, either with or without the breaking of the skin.
989 contusion (n.) A bruise.
990 convalesce (v.) To recover after a sickness.
991 convalescence (n.) The state of progressive restoration to health and strength after the cessation of disease.
992 convalescent (adj.) Recovering health after sickness.
993 convene (v.) To summon or cause to assemble.
994 convenience (n.) Fitness, as of time or place.
995 converge (v.) To cause to incline and approach nearer together.
996 convergent (adj.) Tending to one point.
997 conversant (adj.) Thoroughly informed.
998 conversion (n.) Change from one state or position to another, or from one form to another.
999 convertible (adj.) Interchangeable.
1000 convex (adj.) Curving like the segment of the globe or of the surface of a circle.
1001 conveyance (n.) That by which anything is transported.
1002 convivial (adj.) Devoted to feasting, or to good-fellowship in eating or drinking.
1003 convolution (n.) A winding motion.
1004 convolve (v.) To move with a circling or winding motion.
1005 convoy (n.) A protecting force accompanying property in course of transportation.
1006 convulse (v.) To cause spasms in.
1007 convulsion (n.) A violent and abnormal muscular contraction of the body.
1008 copious (adj.) Plenteous.
1009 coquette (n.) A flirt.
1010 cornice (n.) An ornamental molding running round the walls of a room close to the ceiling.
1011 cornucopia (n.) The horn of plenty, symbolizing peace and prosperity.
1012 corollary (n.) A proposition following so obviously from another that it requires little demonstration.
1013 coronation (n.) The act or ceremony of crowning a monarch.
1014 coronet (n.) Inferior crown denoting, according to its form, various degrees of noble rank less than sovereign.
1015 corporal (adj.) Belonging or relating to the body as opposed to the mind.
1016 corporate (adj.) Belonging to a corporation.
1017 corporeal (adj.) Of a material nature; physical.
1018 corps (n.) A number or body of persons in some way associated or acting together.
1019 corpse (n.) A dead body.
1020 corpulent (adj.) Obese.
1021 corpuscle (n.) A minute particle of matter.
1022 correlate (v.) To put in some relation of connection or correspondence.
1023 correlative (adj.) Mutually involving or implying one another.
1024 corrigible (adj.) Capable of reformation.
1025 corroborate (v.) To strengthen, as proof or conviction.
1026 corroboration (n.) Confirmation.
1027 corrode (v.) To ruin or destroy little by little.
1028 corrosion (n.) Gradual decay by crumbling or surface disintegration.
1029 corrosive (n.) That which causes gradual decay by crumbling or surface disintegration.
1030 corruptible (adj.) Open to bribery.
1031 corruption (n.) Loss of purity or integrity.
1032 cosmetic (adj.) Pertaining to the art of beautifying, especially the complexion.
1033 cosmic (adj.) Pertaining to the universe.
1034 cosmogony (n.) A doctrine of creation or of the origin of the universe.
1035 cosmography (n.) The science that describes the universe, including astronomy, geography, and geology.
1036 cosmology (n.) The general science of the universe.
1037 cosmopolitan (adj.) Common to all the world.
1038 cosmopolitanism (n.) A cosmopolitan character.
1039 cosmos (n.) The world or universe considered as a system, perfect in order and arrangement.
1040 counter-claim (n.) A cross-demand alleged by a defendant in his favor against the plaintiff.
1041 counteract (v.) To act in opposition to.
1042 counterbalance (v.) To oppose with an equal force.
1043 countercharge (v.) To accuse in return.
1044 counterfeit (adj.) Made to resemble something else.
1045 counterpart (n.) Something taken with another for the completion of either.
1046 countervail (v.) To offset.
1047 counting-house (n.) A house or office used for transacting business, bookkeeping, correspondence, etc.
1048 countryman (n.) A rustic.
1049 courageous (adj.) Brave.
1050 course (n.) Line of motion or direction.
1051 courser (n.) A fleet and spirited horse.
1052 courtesy (n.) Politeness originating in kindness and exercised habitually.
1053 covenant (n.) An agreement entered into by two or more persons or parties.
1054 covert (adj.) Concealed, especially for an evil purpose.
1055 covey (n.) A flock of quails or partridges.
1056 cower (v.) To crouch down tremblingly, as through fear or shame.
1057 coxswain (n.) One who steers a rowboat, or one who has charge of a ship
1058 crag (n.) A rugged, rocky projection on a cliff or ledge.
1059 cranium (n.) The skull of an animal, especially that part enclosing the brain.
1060 crass (adj.) Coarse or thick in nature or structure, as opposed to thin or fine.
1061 craving (n.) A vehement desire.
1062 creak (n.) A sharp, harsh, squeaking sound.
1063 creamery (n.) A butter-making establishment.
1064 creamy (adj.) Resembling or containing cream.
1065 credence (n.) Belief.
1066 credible (adj.) Believable.
1067 credulous (adj.) Easily deceived.
1068 creed (n.) A formal summary of fundamental points of religious belief.
1069 crematory (adj.) A place for cremating dead bodies.
1070 crevasse (n.) A deep crack or fissure in the ice of a glacier.
1071 crevice (n.) A small fissure, as between two contiguous surfaces.
1072 criterion (n.) A standard by which to determine the correctness of a judgment or conclusion.
1073 critique (n.) A criticism or critical review.
1074 crockery (n.) Earthenware made from baked clay.
1075 crucible (n.) A trying and purifying test or agency.
1076 crusade (n.) Any concerted movement, vigorously prosecuted, in behalf of an idea or principle.
1077 crustacean (adj.) Pertaining to a division of arthropods, containing lobsters, crabs, crawfish, etc.
1078 crustaceous (adj.) Having a crust-like shell.
1079 cryptogram (n.) Anything written in characters that are secret or so arranged as to have hidden meaning.
1080 crystallize (v.) To bring together or give fixed shape to.
1081 cudgel (n.) A short thick stick used as a club.
1082 culinary (adj.) Of or pertaining to cooking or the kitchen.
1083 cull (v.) To pick or sort out from the rest.
1084 culpable (adj.) Guilty.
1085 culprit (n.) A guilty person.
1086 culvert (n.) Any artificial covered channel for the passage of water through a bank or under a road, canal.
1087 cupidity (n.) Avarice.
1088 curable (adj.) Capable of being remedied or corrected.
1089 curator (n.) A person having charge as of a library or museum.
1090 curio (n.) A piece of bric-a-brac.
1091 cursive (adj.) Writing in which the letters are joined together.
1092 cursory (adj.) Rapid and superficial.
1093 curt (adj.) Concise, compressed, and abrupt in act or expression.
1094 curtail (v.) To cut off or cut short.
1095 curtsy (n.) A downward movement of the body by bending the knees.
1096 cycloid (adj.) Like a circle.
1097 cygnet (n.) A young swan.
1098 cynical (adj.) Exhibiting moral skepticism.
1099 cynicism (n.) Contempt for the opinions of others and of what others value.
1100 cynosure (n.) That to which general interest or attention is directed.
1101 daring (adj.) Brave.
1102 darkling (adv.) Blindly.
1103 Darwinism (n.) The doctrine that natural selection has been the prime cause of evolution of higher forms.
1104 dastard (n.) A base coward.
1105 datum (n.) A premise, starting-point, or given fact.
1106 dauntless (adj.) Fearless.
1107 day-man (n.) A day-laborer.
1108 dead-heat (n.) A race in which two or more competitors come out even, and there is no winner.
1109 dearth (n.) Scarcity, as of something customary, essential ,or desirable.
1110 death
1111 debase (v.) To lower in character or virtue.
1112 debatable (adj.) Subject to contention or dispute.
1113 debonair (adj.) Having gentle or courteous bearing or manner.
1114 debut (n.) A first appearance in society or on the stage.
1115 decagon (n.) A figure with ten sides and ten angles.
1116 decagram (n.) A weight of 10 grams.
1117 decaliter (n.) A liquid and dry measure of 10 liters.
1118 decalogue (n.) The ten commandments.
1119 Decameron (n.) A volume consisting of ten parts or books.
1120 decameter (n.) A length of ten meters.
1121 decamp (v.) To leave suddenly or unexpectedly.
1122 decapitate (v.) To behead.
1123 decapod (adj.) Ten-footed or ten-armed.
1124 decasyllable (n.) A line of ten syllables.
1125 deceit (n.) Falsehood.
1126 deceitful (adj.) Fraudulent.
1127 deceive (v.) To mislead by or as by falsehood.
1128 decency (n.) Moral fitness.
1129 decent (adj.) Characterized by propriety of conduct, speech, manners, or dress.
1130 deciduous (adj.) Falling off at maturity as petals after flowering, fruit when ripe, etc.
1131 decimal (adj.) Founded on the number 10.
1132 decimate (v.) To destroy a measurable or large proportion of.
1133 decipher (v.) To find out the true words or meaning of, as something hardly legible.
1134 decisive (ad.) Conclusive.
1135 declamation (n.) A speech recited or intended for recitation from memory in public.
1136 declamatory (adj.) A full and formal style of utterance.
1137 declarative (adj.) Containing a formal, positive, or explicit statement or affirmation.
1138 declension (n.) The change of endings in nouns and (adj.) to express their different relations of gender.
1139 decorate (v.) To embellish.
1140 decorous (adj.) Suitable for the occasion or circumstances.
1141 decoy (n.) Anything that allures, or is intended to allures into danger or temptation.
1142 decrepit (adj.) Enfeebled, as by old age or some chronic infirmity.
1143 dedication (n.) The voluntary consecration or relinquishment of something to an end or cause.
1144 deduce (v.) To derive or draw as a conclusion by reasoning from given premises or principles.
1145 deface (v.) To mar or disfigure the face or external surface of.
1146 defalcate (v.) To cut off or take away, as a part of something.
1147 defamation (n.) Malicious and groundless injury done to the reputation or good name of another.
1148 defame (v.) To slander.
1149 default (n.) The neglect or omission of a legal requirement.
1150 defendant (n.) A person against whom a suit is brought.
1151 defensible (adj.) Capable of being maintained or justified.
1152 defensive (adj.) Carried on in resistance to aggression.
1153 defer (v.) To delay or put off to some other time.
1154 deference (n.) Respectful submission or yielding, as to another
1155 defiant (adj.) Characterized by bold or insolent opposition.
1156 deficiency (n.) Lack or insufficiency.
1157 deficient (adj.) Not having an adequate or proper supply or amount.
1158 definite (adj.) Having an exact signification or positive meaning.
1159 deflect (v.) To cause to turn aside or downward.
1160 deforest (v.) To clear of forests.
1161 deform (v.) To disfigure.
1162 deformity (n.) A disfigurement.
1163 defraud (v.) To deprive of something dishonestly.
1164 defray (v.) To make payment for.
1165 degeneracy (n.) A becoming worse.
1166 degenerate (v.) To become worse or inferior.
1167 degradation (n.) Diminution, as of strength or magnitude.
1168 degrade (v.) To take away honors or position from.
1169 dehydrate (v.) To deprive of water.
1170 deify (v.) To regard or worship as a god.
1171 deign (v.) To deem worthy of notice or account.
1172 deist (n.) One who believes in God, but denies supernatural revelation.
1173 deity (n.) A god, goddess, or divine person.
1174 deject (v.) To dishearten.
1175 dejection (n.) Melancholy.
1176 delectable (adj.) Delightful to the taste or to the senses.
1177 delectation (n.) Delight.
1178 deleterious (adj.) Hurtful, morally or physically.
1179 delicacy (n.) That which is agreeable to a fine taste.
1180 delineate (v.) To represent by sketch or diagram.
1181 deliquesce (v.) To dissolve gradually and become liquid by absorption of moisture from the air.
1182 delirious (adj.) Raving.
1183 delude (v.) To mislead the mind or judgment of.
1184 deluge (v.) To overwhelm with a flood of water.
1185 delusion (n.) Mistaken conviction, especially when more or less enduring.
1186 demagnetize (v.) To deprive (a magnet) of magnetism.
1187 demagogue (n.) An unprincipled politician.
1188 demeanor (n.) Deportment.
1189 demented (adj.) Insane.
1190 demerit (n.) A mark for failure or bad conduct.
1191 demise (n.) Death.
1192 demobilize (v.) To disband, as troops.
1193 demolish (v.) To annihilate.
1194 demonstrable (adj.) Capable of positive proof.
1195 demonstrate (v.) To prove indubitably.
1196 demonstrative (adj.) Inclined to strong exhibition or expression of feeling or thoughts.
1197 demonstrator (n.) One who proves in a convincing and conclusive manner.
1198 demulcent (n.) Any application soothing to an irritable surface
1199 demurrage (n.) the detention of a vessel beyond the specified time of sailing.
1200 dendroid (adj.) Like a tree.
1201 dendrology (n.) The natural history of trees.
1202 denizen (n.) Inhabitant.
1203 denominate (v.) To give a name or epithet to.
1204 denomination (n.) A body of Christians united by a common faith and form of worship and discipline.
1205 denominator (n.) Part of a fraction which expresses the number of equal parts into which the unit is divided.
1206 denote (v.) To designate by word or mark.
1207 denouement (n.) That part of a play or story in which the mystery is cleared up.
1208 denounce (v.) To point out or publicly accuse as deserving of punishment, censure, or odium.
1209 dentifrice (n.) Any preparation used for cleaning the teeth.
1210 denude (v.) To strip the covering from.
1211 denunciation (n.) The act of declaring an action or person worthy of reprobation or punishment.
1212 deplete (v.) To reduce or lessen, as by use, exhaustion, or waste.
1213 deplorable (adj.) Contemptible.
1214 deplore (v.) To regard with grief or sorrow.
1215 deponent (adj.) Laying down.
1216 depopulate (v.) To remove the inhabitants from.
1217 deport (v.) To take or send away forcibly, as to a penal colony.
1218 deportment (n.) Demeanor.
1219 deposition (n.) Testimony legally taken on interrogatories and reduced to writing, for use as evidence in court.
1220 depositor (n.) One who makes a deposit, or has an amount deposited.
1221 depository (n.) A place where anything is kept in safety.
1222 deprave (v.) To render bad, especially morally bad.
1223 deprecate (v.) To express disapproval or regret for, with hope for the opposite.
1224 depreciate (v.) To lessen the worth of.
1225 depreciation (n.) A lowering in value or an underrating in worth.
1226 depress (v.) To press down.
1227 depression (n.) A falling of the spirits.
1228 depth (n.) Deepness.
1229 derelict (adj.) Neglectful of obligation.
1230 deride (v.) To ridicule.
1231 derisible (adj.) Open to ridicule.
1232 derision (n.) Ridicule.
1233 derivation (n.) That process by which a word is traced from its original root or primitive form and meaning.
1234 derivative (adj.) Coming or acquired from some origin.
1235 derive (v.) To deduce, as from a premise.
1236 dermatology (n.) The branch of medical science which relates to the skin and its diseases.
1237 derrick (n.) An apparatus for hoisting and swinging great weights.
1238 descendant (n.) One who is descended lineally from another, as a child, grandchild, etc.
1239 descendent (adj.) Proceeding downward.
1240 descent (n.) The act of moving or going downward.
1241 descry (v.) To discern.
1242 desert (v.) To abandon without regard to the welfare of the abandoned
1243 desiccant (n.) Any remedy which, when applied externally, dries up or absorbs moisture, as that of wounds.
1244 designate (v.) To select or appoint, as by authority.
1245 desist (v.) To cease from action.
1246 desistance (n.) Cessation.
1247 despair (n.) Utter hopelessness and despondency.
1248 desperado (n.) One without regard for law or life.
1249 desperate (adj.) Resorted to in a last extremity, or as if prompted by utter despair.
1250 despicable (adj.) Contemptible.
1251 despite (prep.) In spite of.
1252 despond (v.) To lose spirit, courage, or hope.
1253 despondent (adj.) Disheartened.
1254 despot (n.) An absolute and irresponsible monarch.
1255 despotism (n.) Any severe and strict rule in which the judgment of the governed has little or no part.
1256 destitute (adj.) Poverty-stricken.
1257 desultory (adj.) Not connected with what precedes.
1258 deter (v.) To frighten away.
1259 deteriorate (v.) To grow worse.
1260 determinate (adj.) Definitely limited or fixed.
1261 determination (n.) The act of deciding.
1262 deterrent (adj.) Hindering from action through fear.
1263 detest (v.) To dislike or hate with intensity.
1264 detract (v.) To take away in such manner as to lessen value or estimation.
1265 detriment (n.) Something that causes damage, depreciation, or loss.
1266 detrude (v.) To push down forcibly.
1267 deviate (v.) To take a different course.
1268 devilry (n.) Malicious mischief.
1269 deviltry (n.) Wanton and malicious mischief.
1270 devious (adj.) Out of the common or regular track.
1271 devise (v.) To invent.
1272 devout (adj.) Religious.
1273 dexterity (n.) Readiness, precision, efficiency, and ease in any physical activity or in any mechanical work.
1274 diabolic (adj.) Characteristic of the devil.
1275 diacritical (adj.) Marking a difference.
1276 diagnose (v.) To distinguish, as a disease, by its characteristic phenomena.
1277 diagnosis (n.) Determination of the distinctive nature of a disease.
1278 dialect (n.) Forms of speech collectively that are peculiar to the people of a particular district.
1279 dialectician (n.) A logician.
1280 dialogue (n.) A formal conversation in which two or more take part.
1281 diaphanous (adj.) Transparent.
1282 diatomic (adj.) Containing only two atoms.
1283 diatribe (n.) A bitter or malicious criticism.
1284 dictum (n.) A positive utterance.
1285 didactic (adj.) Pertaining to teaching.
1286 difference (n.) Dissimilarity in any respect.
1287 differentia (n.) Any essential characteristic of a species by reason of which it differs from other species.
1288 differential (adj.) Distinctive.
1289 differentiate (v.) To acquire a distinct and separate character.
1290 diffidence (n.) Self-distrust.
1291 diffident (adj.) Affected or possessed with self-distrust.
1292 diffusible (adj.) Spreading rapidly through the system and acting quickly.
1293 diffusion (n.) Dispersion.
1294 dignitary (n.) One who holds high rank.
1295 digraph (n.) A union of two characters representing a single sound.
1296 digress (v.) To turn aside from the main subject and for a time dwell on some incidental matter.
1297 dilapidated (pa.) Fallen into decay or partial ruin.
1298 dilate (v.) To enlarge in all directions.
1299 dilatory (adj.) Tending to cause delay.
1300 dilemma (n.) A situation in which a choice between opposing modes of conduct is necessary.
1301 dilettante (n.) A superficial amateur.
1302 diligence (n.) Careful and persevering effort to accomplish what is undertaken.
1303 dilute (v.) To make more fluid or less concentrated by admixture with something.
1304 diminution (n.) Reduction.
1305 dimly (adv.) Obscurely.
1306 diphthong (n.) The sound produced by combining two vowels in to a single syllable or running together the sounds.
1307 diplomacy (n.) Tact, shrewdness, or skill in conducting any kind of negotiations or in social matters.
1308 diplomat (n.) A representative of one sovereign state at the capital or court of another.
1309 diplomatic (adj.) Characterized by special tact in negotiations.
1310 diplomatist (n.) One remarkable for tact and shrewd management.
1311 disagree (v.) To be opposite in opinion.
1312 disallow (v.) To withhold permission or sanction.
1313 disappear (v.) To cease to exist, either actually or for the time being.
1314 disappoint (v.) To fail to fulfill the expectation, hope, wish, or desire of.
1315 disapprove (v.) To regard with blame.
1316 disarm (v.) To deprive of weapons.
1317 disarrange (v.) To throw out of order.
1318 disavow (v.) To disclaim responsibility for.
1319 disavowal (n.) Denial.
1320 disbeliever (n.) One who refuses to believe.
1321 disburden (v.) To disencumber.
1322 disburse (v.) To pay out or expend, as money from a fund.
1323 discard (v.) To reject.
1324 discernible (adj.) Perceivable.
1325 disciple (n.) One who believes the teaching of another, or who adopts and follows some doctrine.
1326 disciplinary (adj.) Having the nature of systematic training or subjection to authority.
1327 discipline (v.) To train to obedience.
1328 disclaim (v.) To disavow any claim to, connection with, or responsibility to.
1329 discolor (v.) To stain.
1330 discomfit (v.) To put to confusion.
1331 discomfort (n.) The state of being positively uncomfortable.
1332 disconnect (v.) To undo or dissolve the connection or association of.
1333 disconsolate (adj.) Grief-stricken.
1334 discontinuance (n.) Interruption or intermission.
1335 discord (n.) Absence of harmoniousness.
1336 discountenance (v.) To look upon with disfavor.
1337 discover (v.) To get first sight or knowledge of, as something previously unknown or unperceived.
1338 discredit (v.) To injure the reputation of.
1339 discreet (adj.) Judicious.
1340 discrepant (adj.) Opposite.
1341 discriminate (v.) To draw a distinction.
1342 discursive (adj.) Passing from one subject to another.
1343 discussion (n.) Debate.
1344 disenfranchise (v.) To deprive of any right privilege or power
1345 disengage (v.) To become detached.
1346 disfavor (n.) Disregard.
1347 disfigure (v.) To impair or injure the beauty, symmetry, or appearance of.
1348 dishabille (n.) Undress or negligent attire.
1349 dishonest (adj.) Untrustworthy.
1350 disillusion (v.) To disenchant.
1351 disinfect (v.) To remove or destroy the poison of infectious or contagious diseases.
1352 disinfectant (n.) A substance used to destroy the germs of infectious diseases.
1353 disinherit (v.) To deprive of an inheritance.
1354 disinterested (adj.) Impartial.
1355 disjunctive (adj.) Helping or serving to disconnect or separate.
1356 dislocate (v.) To put out of proper place or order.
1357 dismissal (n.) Displacement by authority from an office or an employment.
1358 dismount (v.) To throw down, push off, or otherwise remove from a horse or the like.
1359 disobedience (n.) Neglect or refusal to comply with an authoritative injunction.
1360 disobedient (adj.) Neglecting or refusing to obey.
1361 disown (v.) To refuse to acknowledge as one
1362 disparage (v.) To regard or speak of slightingly.
1363 disparity (n.) Inequality.
1364 dispel (v.) To drive away by or as by scattering in different directions.
1365 dispensation (n.) That which is bestowed on or appointed to one from a higher power.
1366 displace (v.) To put out of the proper or accustomed place.
1367 dispossess (v.) To deprive of actual occupancy, especially of real estate.
1368 disputation (n.) Verbal controversy.
1369 disqualify (v.) To debar.
1370 disquiet (v.) To deprive of peace or tranquillity.
1371 disregard (v.) To take no notice of.
1372 disreputable (adj.) Dishonorable or disgraceful.
1373 disrepute (n.) A bad name or character.
1374 disrobe (v.) To unclothe.
1375 disrupt (v.) To burst or break asunder.
1376 dissatisfy (v.) To displease.
1377 dissect (v.) To cut apart or to pieces.
1378 dissection (n.) The act or operation of cutting in pieces, specifically of a plant or an animal.
1379 dissemble (v.) To hide by pretending something different.
1380 disseminate (v.) To sow or scatter abroad, as seed is sown.
1381 dissension (n.) Angry or violent difference of opinion.
1382 dissent (n.) Disagreement.
1383 dissentient (n.) One who disagrees.
1384 dissentious (adj.) Contentious.
1385 dissertation (n.) Thesis.
1386 disservice (n.) An ill turn.
1387 dissever (v.) To divide.
1388 dissimilar (adj.) Different.
1389 dissipate (v.) To disperse or disappear.
1390 dissipation (n.) The state of being dispersed or scattered.
1391 dissolute (adj.) Lewd.
1392 dissolution (n.) A breaking up of a union of persons.
1393 dissolve (v.) To liquefy or soften, as by heat or moisture.
1394 dissonance (n.) Discord.
1395 dissonant (adj.) Harsh or disagreeable in sound.
1396 dissuade (v.) To change the purpose or alter the plans of by persuasion, counsel, or pleading.
1397 dissuasion (n.) The act of changing the purpose of or altering the plans of through persuasion, or pleading.
1398 distemper (n.) A disease or malady.
1399 distend (v.) To stretch out or expand in every direction.
1400 distensible (adj.) Capable of being stretched out or expanded in every direction.
1401 distention (n.) Expansion.
1402 distill (v.) To extract or produce by vaporization and condensation.
1403 distillation (n.) Separation of the more volatile parts of a substance from those less volatile.
1404 distiller (n.) One occupied in the business of distilling alcoholic liquors.
1405 distinction (n.) A note or designation of honor, officially recognizing superiority or success in studies.
1406 distort (v.) To twist into an unnatural or irregular form.
1407 distrain (v.) To subject a person to distress.
1408 distrainor (n.) One who subjects a person to distress.
1409 distraught (adj.) Bewildered.
1410 distrust (n.) Lack of confidence in the power, wisdom, or good intent of any person.
1411 disunion (n.) Separation of relations or interests.
1412 disyllable (n.) A word of two syllables.
1413 diurnal (adj.) Daily.
1414 divagation (n.) Digression.
1415 divergent (adj.) Tending in different directions.
1416 diverse (adj.) Capable of various forms.
1417 diversion (n.) Pastime.
1418 diversity (n.) Dissimilitude.
1419 divert (v.) To turn from the accustomed course or a line of action already established.
1420 divertible (adj.) Able to be turned from the accustomed course or a line of action already established.
1421 divest (v.) To strip, specifically of clothes, ornaments, or accouterments or disinvestment.
1422 divination (n.) The pretended forecast of future events or discovery of what is lost or hidden.
1423 divinity (n.) The quality or character of being godlike.
1424 divisible (adj.) Capable of being separated into parts.
1425 divisor (n.) That by which a number or quantity is divided.
1426 divulge (v.) To tell or make known, as something previously private or secret.
1427 divulgence (n.) A divulging.
1428 docile (adj.) Easy to manage.
1429 docket (n.) The registry of judgments of a court.
1430 doe (n.) The female of the deer.
1431 dogma (n.) A statement of religious faith or duty formulated by a body claiming authority.
1432 dogmatic (adj.) Making statements without argument or evidence.
1433 dogmatize (v.) To make positive assertions without supporting them by argument or evidence.
1434 doleful (adj.) Melancholy.
1435 dolesome (adj.) Melancholy.
1436 dolor (n.) Lamentation.
1437 dolorous (adj.) Expressing or causing sorrow or pain.
1438 domain (n.) A sphere or field of action or interest.
1439 domesticity (n.) Life in or fondness for one
1440 domicile (n.) The place where one lives.
1441 dominance (n.) Ascendancy.
1442 dominant (adj.) Conspicuously prominent.
1443 dominate (v.) To influence controllingly.
1444 domination (n.) Control by the exercise of power or constituted authority.
1445 domineer (v.) To rule with insolence or unnecessary annoyance.
1446 donate (v.) To bestow as a gift, especially for a worthy cause.
1447 donator (n.) One who makes a donation or present.
1448 donee (n.) A person to whom a donation is made.
1449 donor (n.) One who makes a donation or present.
1450 dormant (adj.) Being in a state of or resembling sleep.
1451 doublet (n.) One of a pair of like things.
1452 doubly (adv.) In twofold degree or extent.
1453 dowry (n.) The property which a wife brings to her husband in marriage.
1454 drachma (n.) A modern and an ancient Greek coin.
1455 dragnet (n.) A net to be drawn along the bottom of the water.
1456 dragoon (n.) In the British army, a cavalryman.
1457 drainage (n.) The means of draining collectively, as a system of conduits, trenches, pipes, etc.
1458 dramatist (n.) One who writes plays.
1459 dramatize (v.) To relate or represent in a dramatic or theatrical manner.
1460 drastic (adj.) Acting vigorously.
1461 drought (n.) Dry weather, especially when so long continued as to cause vegetation to wither.
1462 drowsy (adj.) Heavy with sleepiness.
1463 drudgery (n.) Hard and constant work in any menial or dull occupation.
1464 dubious (adj.) Doubtful.
1465 duckling (n.) A young duck.
1466 ductile (adj.) Capable of being drawn out, as into wire or a thread.
1467 duet (n.) A composition for two voices or instruments.
1468 dun (v.) To make a demand or repeated demands on for payment.
1469 duplex (adj.) Having two parts.
1470 duplicity (n.) Double-dealing.
1471 durance (n.) Confinement.
1472 duration (n.) The period of time during which anything lasts.
1473 duteous (adj.) Showing submission to natural superiors.
1474 dutiable (adj.) Subject to a duty, especially a customs duty.
1475 dutiful (adj.) Obedient.
1476 dwindle (v.) To diminish or become less.
1477 dyne (n.) The force which, applied to a mass of one gram for 1 second, would give it a velocity of 1 cm/s.
1478 earnest (adj.) Ardent in spirit and speech.
1479 earthenware (n.) Anything made of clay and baked in a kiln or dried in the sun.
1480 eatable (adj.) Edible.
1481 ebullient (adj.) Showing enthusiasm or exhilaration of feeling.
1482 eccentric (adj.) Peculiar.
1483 eccentricity (n.) Idiosyncrasy.
1484 eclipse (n.) The obstruction of a heavenly body by its entering into the shadow of another body.
1485 economize (v.) To spend sparingly.
1486 ecstasy (n.) Rapturous excitement or exaltation.
1487 ecstatic (adj.) Enraptured.
1488 edible (adj.) Suitable to be eaten.
1489 edict (n.) That which is uttered or proclaimed by authority as a rule of action.
1490 edify (v.) To build up, or strengthen, especially in morals or religion.
1491 editorial (n.) An article in a periodical written by the editor and published as an official argument.
1492 educe (v.) To draw out.
1493 efface (v.) To obliterate.
1494 effect (n.) A consequence.
1495 effective (adj.) Fit for a destined purpose.
1496 effectual (adj.) Efficient.
1497 effeminacy (n.) Womanishness.
1498 effeminate (adj.) Having womanish traits or qualities.
1499 effervesce (v.) To bubble up.
1500 effervescent (adj.) Giving off bubbles of gas.
1501 effete (adj.) Exhausted, as having performed its functions.
1502 efficacious (adj.) Effective.
1503 efficacy (n.) The power to produce an intended effect as shown in the production of it.
1504 efficiency (n.) The state of possessing adequate skill or knowledge for the performance of a duty.
1505 efficient (adj.) Having and exercising the power to produce effects or results.
1506 efflorescence (n.) The state of being flowery, or a flowery appearance.
1507 efflorescent (adj.) Opening in flower.
1508 effluvium (n.) A noxious or ill-smelling exhalation from decaying or putrefying matter.
1509 effrontery (n.) Unblushing impudence.
1510 effulgence (n.) Splendor.
1511 effuse (v.) To pour forth.
1512 effusion (n.) an outpouring.
1513 egoism (n.) The theory that places man
1514 egoist (n.) One who advocates or practices egoism.
1515 egotism (n.) Self-conceit.
1516 egotist (n.) One given to self-mention or who is constantly telling of his own views and experiences.
1517 egregious (adj.) Extreme.
1518 egress (n.) Any place of exit.
1519 eject (v.) To expel.
1520 elapse (v.) To quietly terminate: said of time.
1521 elasticity (n.) That property of matter by which a body tends to return to a former shape after being changed.
1522 electrolysis (n.) The process of decomposing a chemical compound by the passage of an electric current.
1523 electrotype (n.) A metallic copy of any surface, as a coin.
1524 elegy (n.) A lyric poem lamenting the dead.
1525 element (n.) A component or essential part.
1526 elicit (v.) To educe or extract gradually or without violence.
1527 eligible (adj.) Qualified for selection.
1528 eliminate (v.) To separate and cast aside.
1529 Elizabethan (adj.) Relating to Elizabeth, queen of England, or to her era.
1530 elocution (n.) The art of correct intonation, inflection, and gesture in public speaking or reading.
1531 eloquent (adj.) Having the ability to express emotion or feeling in lofty and impassioned speech.
1532 elucidate (v.) To bring out more clearly the facts concerning.
1533 elude (v.) To evade the search or pursuit of by dexterity or artifice.
1534 elusion (n.) Evasion.
1535 emaciate (v.) To waste away in flesh.
1536 emanate (v.) To flow forth or proceed, as from some source.
1537 emancipate (v.) To release from bondage.
1538 embargo (n.) Authoritative stoppage of foreign commerce or of any special trade.
1539 embark (v.) To make a beginning in some occupation or scheme.
1540 embarrass (v.) To render flustered or agitated.
1541 embellish (v.) To make beautiful or elegant by adding attractive or ornamental features.
1542 embezzle (v.) To misappropriate secretly.
1543 emblazon (v.) To set forth publicly or in glowing terms.
1544 emblem (n.) A symbol.
1545 embody (v.) To express, formulate, or exemplify in a concrete, compact or visible form.
1546 embolden (v.) To give courage to.
1547 embolism (n.) An obstruction or plugging up of an artery or other blood-vessel.
1548 embroil (v.) To involve in dissension or strife.
1549 emerge (v.) To come into view or into existence.
1550 emergence (n.) A coming into view.
1551 emergent (adj.) Coming into view.
1552 emeritus (adj.) Retired from active service but retained to an honorary position.
1553 emigrant (n.) One who moves from one place to settle in another.
1554 emigrate (v.) To go from one country, state, or region for the purpose of settling or residing in another.
1555 eminence (n.) An elevated position with respect to rank, place, character, condition, etc.
1556 eminent (adj.) High in station, merit, or esteem.
1557 emit (v.) To send or give out.
1558 emphasis (n.) Any special impressiveness added to an utterance or act, or stress laid upon some word.
1559 emphasize (v.) To articulate or enunciate with special impressiveness upon a word, or a group of words.
1560 emphatic (adj.) Spoken with any special impressiveness laid upon an act, word, or set of words.
1561 employee (n.) One who works for wages or a salary.
1562 employer (n.) One who uses or engages the services of other persons for pay.
1563 emporium (n.) A bazaar or shop.
1564 empower (v.) To delegate authority to.
1565 emulate (v.) To imitate with intent to equal or surpass.
1566 enact (v.) To make into law, as by legislative act.
1567 enamor (v.) To inspire with ardent love.
1568 encamp (v.) To pitch tents for a resting-place.
1569 encomium (n.) A formal or discriminating expression of praise.
1570 encompass (v.) To encircle.
1571 encore (n.) The call for a repetition, as of some part of a play or performance.
1572 encourage (v.) To inspire with courage, hope, or strength of mind.
1573 encroach (v.) To invade partially or insidiously and appropriate the possessions of another.
1574 encumber (v.) To impede with obstacles.
1575 encyclical (adj.) Intended for general circulation.
1576 encyclopedia (n.) A work containing information on subjects, or exhaustive of one subject.
1577 endanger (v.) To expose to peril.
1578 endear (v.) To cause to be loved.
1579 endemic (adj.) Peculiar to some specified country or people.
1580 endue (v.) To endow with some quality, gift, or grace, usually spiritual.
1581 endurable (adj.) Tolerable.
1582 endurance (n.) The ability to suffer pain, distress, hardship, or stress of any kind without succumbing.
1583 energetic (adj.) Working vigorously.
1584 enervate (v.) To render ineffective or inoperative.
1585 enfeeble (v.) To debilitate.
1586 enfranchise (v.) To endow with a privilege, especially with the right to vote.
1587 engender (v.) To produce.
1588 engrave (v.) To cut or carve in or upon some surface.
1589 engross (v.) To occupy completely.
1590 enhance (v.) To intensify.
1591 enigma (n.) A riddle.
1592 enjoin (v.) To command.
1593 enkindle (v.) To set on fire.
1594 enlighten (v.) To cause to see clearly.
1595 enlist (v.) To enter voluntarily the military service by formal enrollment.
1596 enmity (n.) Hatred.
1597 ennoble (v.) To dignify.
1598 enormity (n.) Immensity.
1599 enormous (adj.) Gigantic.
1600 enrage (v.) To infuriate.
1601 enrapture (v.) To delight extravagantly or intensely.
1602 enshrine (v.) To keep sacred.
1603 ensnare (v.) To entrap.
1604 entail (v.) To involve; necessitate.
1605 entangle (v.) To involve in difficulties, confusion, or complications.
1606 enthrall (v.) To bring or hold under any overmastering influence.
1607 enthrone (v.) To invest with sovereign power.
1608 enthuse (v.) To yield to or display intense and rapturous feeling.
1609 enthusiastic (adj.) Full of zeal and fervor.
1610 entirety (n.) A complete thing.
1611 entomology (n.) The branch of zoology that treats of insects.
1612 entrails (n.) pl. The internal parts of an animal.
1613 entreaty (n.) An earnest request.
1614 entree (n.) The act of entering.
1615 entrench (v.) To fortify or protect, as with a trench or ditch and wall.
1616 entwine (v.) To interweave.
1617 enumerate (v.) To name one by one.
1618 epic (n.) A poem celebrating in formal verse the mythical achievements of great personages, heroes, etc.
1619 epicure (n.) One who cultivates a delicate taste for eating and drinking.
1620 Epicurean (adj.) Indulging, ministering, or pertaining to daintiness of appetite.
1621 epicycle (n.) A circle that rolls upon the external or internal circumference of another circle.
1622 epicycloid (n.) A curve traced by a point on the circumference of a circle which rolls upon another circle.
1623 epidemic (n.) Wide-spread occurrence of a disease in a certain region.
1624 epidermis (n.) The outer skin.
1625 epigram (n.) A pithy phrasing of a shrewd observation.
1626 epilogue (n.) The close of a narrative or dramatic poem.
1627 epiphany (n.) Any appearance or bodily manifestation of a deity.
1628 episode (n.) An incident or story in a literary work, separable from yet growing out of it.
1629 epitaph (n.) An inscription on a tomb or monument in honor or in memory of the dead.
1630 epithet (n.) Word used adjectivally to describe some quality or attribute of is objects, as in "Father Aeneas".
1631 epitome (n.) A simplified representation.
1632 epizootic (adj.) Prevailing among animals.
1633 epoch (n.) A interval of time, memorable for extraordinary events.
1634 epode (n.) A species of lyric poems.
1635 equalize (v.) To render uniform.
1636 equanimity (n.) Evenness of mind or temper.
1637 equestrian (adj.) Pertaining to horses or horsemanship.
1638 equilibrium (n.) A state of balance.
1639 equitable (adj.) Characterized by fairness.
1640 equity (n.) Fairness or impartiality.
1641 equivalent (adj.) Equal in value, force, meaning, or the like.
1642 equivocal (adj.) Ambiguous.
1643 equivocate (v.) To use words of double meaning.
1644 eradicate (v.) To destroy thoroughly.
1645 errant (adj.) Roving or wandering, as in search of adventure or opportunity for gallant deeds.
1646 erratic (adj.) Irregular.
1647 erroneous (adj.) Incorrect.
1648 erudite (adj.) Very-learned.
1649 erudition (n.) Extensive knowledge of literature, history, language, etc.
1650 eschew (v.) To keep clear of.
1651 espy (v.) To keep close watch.
1652 esquire (n.) A title of dignity, office, or courtesy.
1653 essence (n.) That which makes a thing to be what it is.
1654 esthetic (adj.) Pertaining to beauty, taste, or the fine arts.
1655 estimable (adj.) Worthy of respect.
1656 estrange (v.) To alienate.
1657 estuary (n.) A wide lower part of a tidal river.
1658 eugenic (adj.) Relating to the development and improvement of race.
1659 eulogize (v.) To speak or write a laudation of a person
1660 eulogy (n.) A spoken or written laudation of a person
1661 euphemism (n.) A figure of speech by which a phrase less offensive is substituted.
1662 euphonious (adj.) Characterized by agreeableness of sound.
1663 euphony (n.) Agreeableness of sound.
1664 evade (v.) To avoid by artifice.
1665 evanesce (v.) To vanish gradually.
1666 evanescent (adj.) Fleeting.
1667 evangelical (adj.) Seeking the conversion of sinners.
1668 evangelist (n.) A preacher who goes from place to place holding services.
1669 evasion (n.) Escape.
1670 eventual (adj.) Ultimate.
1671 evert (v.) To turn inside out.
1672 evict (v.) To dispossess pursuant to judicial decree.
1673 evidential (adj.) Indicative.
1674 evince (v.) To make manifest or evident.
1675 evoke (v.) To call or summon forth.
1676 evolution (n.) Development or growth.
1677 evolve (v.) To unfold or expand.
1678 exacerbate (v.) To make more sharp, severe, or virulent.
1679 exaggerate (v.) To overstate.
1680 exasperate (v.) To excite great anger in.
1681 excavate (v.) To remove by digging or scooping out.
1682 exceed (v.) To go beyond, as in measure, quality, value, action, power, skill, etc.
1683 excel (v.) To be superior or distinguished.
1684 excellence (n.) Possession of eminently or unusually good qualities.
1685 excellency (n.) A title of honor bestowed upon various high officials.
1686 excellent (adj.) Possessing distinguished merit.
1687 excerpt (n.) An extract or selection from written or printed matter.
1688 excess (n.) That which passes the ordinary, proper, or required limit, measure, or experience.
1689 excitable (adj.) Nervously high-strung.
1690 excitation (n.) Intensified emotion or action.
1691 exclamation (n.) An abrupt or emphatic expression of thought or of feeling.
1692 exclude (v.) To shut out purposely or forcibly.
1693 exclusion (n.) Non-admission.
1694 excrescence (n.) Any unnatural addition, outgrowth, or development.
1695 excretion (n.) The getting rid of waste matter.
1696 excruciate (v.) To inflict severe pain or agony upon.
1697 excursion (n.) A journey.
1698 excusable (adj.) Justifiable.
1699 execrable (adj.) Abominable.
1700 execration (n.) An accursed thing.
1701 executor (n.) A person nominated by the will of another to execute the will.
1702 exegesis (n.) Biblical exposition or interpretation.
1703 exemplar (n.) A model, pattern, or original to be copied or imitated.
1704 exemplary (adj.) Fitted to serve as a model or example worthy of imitation.
1705 exemplify (v.) To show by example.
1706 exempt (adj.) Free, clear, or released, as from some liability, or restriction affecting others.
1707 exert (v.) To make an effort.
1708 exhale (v.) To breathe forth.
1709 exhaust (v.) To empty by draining off the contents.
1710 exhaustible (adj.) Causing or tending to cause exhaustion.
1711 exhaustion (n.) Deprivation of strength or energy.
1712 exhaustive (adj.) Thorough and complete in execution.
1713 exhilarate (v.) To fill with high or cheerful spirits.
1714 exhume (v.) To dig out of the earth (what has been buried).
1715 exigency (n.) A critical period or condition.
1716 exigent (adj.) Urgent.
1717 existence (n.) Possession or continuance of being.
1718 exit (n.) A way or passage out.
1719 exodus (n.) A going forth or departure from a place or country, especially of many people.
1720 exonerate (v.) To relieve or vindicate from accusation, imputation, or blame.
1721 exorbitance (n.) Extravagance or enormity.
1722 exorbitant (adj.) Going beyond usual and proper limits.
1723 exorcise (v.) To cast or drive out by religious or magical means.
1724 exotic (adj.) Foreign.
1725 expand (v.) To increase in range or scope.
1726 expanse (n.) A continuous area or stretch.
1727 expansion (n.) Increase of amount, size, scope, or the like.
1728 expatriate (v.) To drive from one
1729 expect (v.) To look forward to as certain or probable.
1730 expectancy (n.) The act or state of looking forward to as certain or probable.
1731 expectorate (v.) To cough up and spit forth.
1732 expediency (n.) Fitness to meet the requirements of a particular case.
1733 expedient (adj.) Contributing to personal advantage.
1734 expedite (v.) To hasten the movement or progress of.
1735 expeditious (adj.) Speedy.
1736 expend (v.) To spend.
1737 expense (n.) The laying out or expending or money or other resources, as time or strength.
1738 expiate (v.) To make satisfaction or amends for.
1739 explicate (v.) To clear from involvement.
1740 explicit (adj.) Definite.
1741 explode (v.) To cause to burst in pieces by force from within.
1742 explosion (n.) A sudden and violent outbreak.
1743 explosive (adj.) Pertaining to a sudden and violent outbreak.
1744 exposition (n.) Formal presentation.
1745 expository (adj.) Pertaining to a formal presentation.
1746 expostulate (v.) To discuss.
1747 exposure (n.) An open situation or position in relation to the sun, elements, or points of the compass.
1748 expressive (adj.) Full of meaning.
1749 expulsion (n.) Forcible ejection.
1750 extant (adj.) Still existing and known.
1751 extemporaneous (adj.) Done or made without much or any preparation.
1752 extempore (adv.) Without studied or special preparation.
1753 extensible (adj.) Capable of being thrust out.
1754 extension (n.) A reaching or stretching out, as in space, time or scope.
1755 extensive (adj.) Extended widely in space, time, or scope.
1756 extensor (n.) A muscle that causes extension.
1757 extenuate (v.) To diminish the gravity or importance of.
1758 exterior (n.) That which is outside.
1759 external (n.) Anything relating or belonging to the outside.
1760 extinct (adj.) Being no longer in existence.
1761 extinguish (v.) To render extinct.
1762 extol (v.) To praise in the highest terms.
1763 extort (v.) To obtain by violence, threats, compulsion, or the subjection of another to some necessity.
1764 extortion (n.) The practice of obtaining by violence or compulsion.
1765 extradite (v.) To surrender the custody of.
1766 extradition (n.) The surrender by a government of a person accused of crime to the justice of another government.
1767 extrajudicial (adj.) Happening out of court.
1768 extraneous (adj.) Having no essential relation to a subject.
1769 extraordinary (adj.) Unusual.
1770 extravagance (n.) Undue expenditure of money.
1771 extravagant (adj.) Needlessly free or lavish in expenditure.
1772 extremist (n.) One who supports extreme measures or holds extreme views.
1773 extremity (n.) The utmost point, side, or border, or that farthest removed from a mean position.
1774 extricate (v.) Disentangle.
1775 extrude (v.) To drive out or away.
1776 exuberance (n.) Rich supply.
1777 exuberant (adj.) Marked by great plentifulness.
1778 fabricate (v.) To invent fancifully or falsely.
1779 fabulous (adj.) Incredible.
1780 facet (n.) One of the small triangular plane surfaces of a diamond or other gem.
1781 facetious (adj.) Amusing.
1782 facial (adj.) Pertaining to the face.
1783 facile (adj.) Not difficult to do.
1784 facilitate (v.) To make more easy.
1785 facility (n.) Ease.
1786 facsimile (n.) An exact copy or reproduction.
1787 faction (n.) A number of persons combined for a common purpose.
1788 factious (adj.) Turbulent.
1789 fallacious (adj.) Illogical.
1790 fallacy (n.) Any unsound or delusive mode of reasoning, or anything based on such reasoning.
1791 fallible (adj.) Capable of erring.
1792 fallow (n.) Land broken up and left to become mellow or to rest.
1793 famish (v.) To suffer extremity of hunger or thirst.
1794 fanatic (n.) A religious zealot.
1795 fancier (n.) One having a taste for or interest in special objects.
1796 fanciless (adj.) Unimaginative.
1797 fastidious (adj.) Hard to please.
1798 fathom (n.) A measure of length, 6 feet.
1799 fatuous (adj.) Idiotic
1800 faulty (adj.) Imperfect.
1801 faun (n.) One of a class of deities of the woods and herds represented as half human, with goats feet.
1802 fawn (n.) A young deer.
1803 fealty (n.) Loyalty.
1804 feasible (adj.) That may be done, performed, or effected; practicable.
1805 federate (v.) To league together.
1806 feint (n.) Any sham, pretense, or deceptive movement.
1807 felicitate (v.) To wish joy or happiness to, especially in view of a coming event.
1808 felicity (n.) A state of well-founded happiness.
1809 felon (n.) A criminal or depraved person.
1810 felonious (adj.) Showing criminal or evil purpose.
1811 felony (n.) One of the highest class of offenses, and punishable with death or imprisonment.
1812 feminine (adj.) Characteristic of woman or womankind.
1813 fernery (n.) A place in which ferns are grown.
1814 ferocious (adj.) Of a wild, fierce, and savage nature.
1815 ferocity (n.) Savageness.
1816 fervent (adj.) Ardent in feeling.
1817 fervid (adj.) Intense.
1818 fervor (n.) Ardor or intensity of feeling.
1819 festal (adj.) Joyous.
1820 festive (adj.) Merry.
1821 fete (n.) A festival or feast.
1822 fetus (n.) The young in the womb or in the egg.
1823 feudal (adj.) Pertaining to the relation of lord and vassal.
1824 feudalism (n.) The feudal system.
1825 fez (n.) A brimless felt cap in the shape of a truncated cone, usually red with a black tassel.
1826 fiasco (n.) A complete or humiliating failure.
1827 fickle (adj.) Unduly changeable in feeling, judgment, or purpose.
1828 fictitious (adj.) Created or formed by the imagination.
1829 fidelity (n.) Loyalty.
1830 fiducial (adj.) Indicative of faith or trust.
1831 fief (n.) A landed estate held under feudal tenure.
1832 filibuster (n.) One who attempts to obstruct legislation.
1833 finale (n.) Concluding performance.
1834 finality (n.) The state or quality of being final or complete.
1835 finally (adv.) At last.
1836 financial (adj.) Monetary.
1837 financier (n.) One skilled in or occupied with financial affairs or operations.
1838 finery (n.) That which is used to decorate the person or dress.
1839 finesse (n.) Subtle contrivance used to gain a point.
1840 finite (adj.) Limited.
1841 fiscal (adj.) Pertaining to the treasury or public finances of a government.
1842 fishmonger (n.) One who sells fish.
1843 fissure (n.) A crack or crack-like depression.
1844 fitful (adj.) Spasmodic.
1845 fixture (n.) One who or that which is expected to remain permanently in its position.
1846 flag-officer (n.) The captain of a flag-ship.
1847 flagrant (adj.) Openly scandalous.
1848 flamboyant (adj.) Characterized by extravagance and in general by want of good taste.
1849 flatulence (n.) Accumulation of gas in the stomach and bowels.
1850 flection (n.) The act of bending.
1851 fledgling (n.) A young bird.
1852 flexible (adj.) Pliable.
1853 flimsy (adj.) Thin and weak.
1854 flippant (adj.) Having a light, pert, trifling disposition.
1855 floe (n.) A collection of tabular masses of floating polar ice.
1856 flora (n.) The aggregate of plants growing without cultivation in a district.
1857 floral (adj.) Pertaining to flowers.
1858 florid (adj.) Flushed with red.
1859 florist (n.) A dealer in flowers.
1860 fluctuate (v.) To pass backward and forward irregularly from one state or degree to another.
1861 fluctuation (n.) Frequent irregular change back and forth from one state or degree to another.
1862 flue (n.) A smoke-duct in a chimney.
1863 fluent (adj.) Having a ready or easy flow of words or ideas.
1864 fluential (adj.) Pertaining to streams.
1865 flux (n.) A state of constant movement, change, or renewal.
1866 foggy (adj.) Obscure.
1867 foible (n.) A personal weakness or failing.
1868 foist (v.) To palm off.
1869 foliage (n.) Any growth of leaves.
1870 folio (n.) A sheet of paper folded once, or of a size adapted to folding once.
1871 folk-lore (n.) The traditions, beliefs, and customs of the common people.
1872 fondle (v.) To handle tenderly and lovingly.
1873 foolery (n.) Folly.
1874 foot-note (n.) A note of explanation or comment at the foot of a page or column.
1875 foppery (n.) Dandyism.
1876 foppish (adj.) Characteristic of one who is unduly devoted to dress and the niceties of manners.
1877 forbearance (n.) Patient endurance or toleration of offenses.
1878 forby (adv.) Besides.
1879 forcible (adj.) Violent.
1880 forebode (v.) To be an omen or warning sign of, especially of evil.
1881 forecast (v.) To predict.
1882 forecastle (n.) That part of the upper deck of a ship forward of the after fore-shrouds.
1883 foreclose (v.) To bar by judicial proceedings the equitable right of a mortgagor to redeem property.
1884 forecourt (n.) A court opening directly from the street.
1885 forefather (n.) An ancestor.
1886 forego (v.) To deny oneself the pleasure or profit of.
1887 foreground (n.) That part of a landscape or picture situated or represented as nearest the spectator.
1888 forehead (n.) The upper part of the face, between the eyes and the hair.
1889 foreign (adj.) Belonging to, situated in, or derived from another country.
1890 foreigner (n.) A citizen of a foreign country.
1891 forejudge (v.) To judge of before hearing evidence.
1892 foreknowledge (n.) Prescience.
1893 foreman (n.) The head man.
1894 foreordain (v.) To predetermine.
1895 foreordination (n.) Predestination.
1896 forepeak (n.) The extreme forward part of a ship
1897 forerun (v.) To go before as introducing or ushering in.
1898 foresail (n.) A square sail.
1899 foresee (v.) To discern beforehand.
1900 foreshore (n.) That part of a shore uncovered at low tide.
1901 foresight (n.) Provision against harm or need.
1902 foretell (v.) To predict.
1903 forethought (n.) Premeditation.
1904 forfeit (v.) To lose possession of through failure to fulfill some obligation.
1905 forfend (v.) To ward off.
1906 forgery (n.) Counterfeiting.
1907 forgo (v.) To deny oneself.
1908 formation (n.) Relative disposition of parts.
1909 formidable (adj.) Difficult to accomplish.
1910 formula (n.) Fixed rule or set form.
1911 forswear (v.) To renounce upon oath.
1912 forte (n.) A strong point.
1913 forth (adv.) Into notice or view.
1914 forthright (adv.) With directness.
1915 fortify (v.) To provide with defensive works.
1916 fortitude (n.) Patient courage.
1917 foursome (adj.) Consisting of four.
1918 fracture (n.) A break.
1919 fragile (adj.) Easily broken.
1920 frailty (n.) Liability to be broken or destroyed.
1921 frangile (adj.) Capable of being broken.
1922 frankincense (n.) A gum or resin which on burning yields aromatic fumes.
1923 frantic (adj.) Frenzied.
1924 fraternal (adj.) Brotherly.
1925 fraudulence (n.) Deceitfulness.
1926 fraudulent (adj.) Counterfeit.
1927 fray (v.) To fret at the edge so as to loosen or break the threads.
1928 free trade (n.) Commerce unrestricted by tariff or customs.
1929 freemason (n.) A member of an ancient secret fraternity originally confined to skilled artisans.
1930 freethinker (n.) One who rejects authority or inspiration in religion.
1931 frequency (n.) The comparative number of any kind of occurrences within a given time or space.
1932 fresco (n.) The art of painting on a surface of plaster, particularly on walls and ceilings.
1933 freshness (n.) The state, quality, or degree of being fresh.
1934 fretful (adj.) Disposed to peevishness.
1935 frightful (adj.) Apt to induce terror or alarm.
1936 frigid (adj.) Lacking warmth.
1937 frigidarium (n.) A room kept at a low temperature for preserving fruits, meat, etc.
1938 frivolity (n.) A trifling act, thought, saying, or practice.
1939 frivolous (adj.) Trivial.
1940 frizz (v.) To give a crinkled, fluffy appearance to.
1941 frizzle (v.) To cause to crinkle or curl, as the hair.
1942 frolicsome (adj.) Prankish.
1943 frontier (n.) The part of a nation
1944 frowzy (adj.) Slovenly in appearance.
1945 frugal (adj.) Economical.
1946 fruition (n.) Fulfillment.
1947 fugacious (adj.) Fleeting.
1948 fulcrum (n.) The support on or against which a lever rests, or the point about which it turns.
1949 fulminate (v.) To cause to explode.
1950 fulsome (adj.) Offensive from excess of praise or commendation.
1951 fumigate (v.) To subject to the action of smoke or fumes, especially for disinfection.
1952 functionary (n.) An official.
1953 fundamental (adj.) Basal.
1954 fungible (adj.) That may be measured, counted, or weighed.
1955 fungous (adj.) Spongy.
1956 fungus (n.) A plant destitute of chlorophyll, as a mushroom.
1957 furbish (v.) To restore brightness or beauty to.
1958 furlong (n.) A measure, one-eighth of a mile.
1959 furlough (n.) A temporary absence of a soldier or sailor by permission of the commanding officer.
1960 furrier (n.) A dealer in or maker of fur goods.
1961 further (adj.) More distant or advanced.
1962 furtherance (n.) Advancement.
1963 furtive (adj.) Stealthy or sly, like the actions of a thief.
1964 fuse (v.) To unite or blend as by melting together.
1965 fusible (adj.) Capable of being melted by heat.
1966 futile (adj.) Of no avail or effect.
1967 futurist (n.) A person of expectant temperament.
1968 gaiety (n.) Festivity.
1969 gaily (adv.) Merrily.
1970 gait (n.) Carriage of the body in going.
1971 gallant (adj.) Possessing a brave or chivalrous spirit.
1972 galore (adj.) Abundant.
1973 galvanic (adj.) Pertaining or relating to electricity produced by chemical action.
1974 galvanism (n.) Current electricity, especially that arising from chemical action.
1975 galvanize (v.) To imbue with life or animation.
1976 gamble (v.) To risk money or other possession on an event, chance, or contingency.
1977 gambol (n.) Playful leaping or frisking.
1978 gamester (n.) A gambler.
1979 gamut (n.) The whole range or sequence.
1980 garnish (v.) In cookery, to surround with additions for embellishment.
1981 garrison (n.) The military force stationed in a fort, town, or other place for its defense.
1982 garrote (v.) To execute by strangling.
1983 garrulous (adj.) Given to constant trivial talking.
1984 gaseous (adj.) Light and unsubstantial.
1985 gastric (adj.) Of, pertaining to, or near the stomach.
1986 gastritis (n.) Inflammation of the stomach.
1987 gastronomy (n.) The art of preparing and serving appetizing food.
1988 gauge (n.) An instrument for measuring.
1989 gendarme (n.) In continental Europe, particularly in France, a uniformed and armed police officer.
1990 genealogist (n.) A tracer of pedigrees.
1991 genealogy (n.) A list, in the order of succession, of ancestors and their descendants.
1992 generality (n.) The principal portion.
1993 generalize (v.) To draw general inferences.
1994 generally (adv.) Ordinarily.
1995 generate (v.) To produce or cause to be.
1996 generic (adj.) Noting a genus or kind; opposed to specific.
1997 generosity (n.) A disposition to give liberally or to bestow favors heartily.
1998 genesis (n.) Creation.
1999 geniality (n.) Warmth and kindliness of disposition.
2000 genital (adj.) Of or pertaining to the animal reproductive organs.
2001 genitive (adj.) Indicating source, origin, possession, or the like.
2002 genteel (adj.) Well-bred or refined.
2003 gentile (adj.) Belonging to a people not Jewish.
2004 geology (n.) The department of natural science that treats of the constitution and structure of the earth.
2005 germane (adj.) Relevant.
2006 germinate (v.) To begin to develop into an embryo or higher form.
2007 gestation (n.) Pregnancy.
2008 gesticulate (v.) To make gestures or motions, as in speaking, or in place of speech.
2009 gesture (n.) A movement or action of the hands or face, expressive of some idea or emotion.
2010 ghastly (adj.) Hideous.
2011 gibe (v.) To utter taunts or reproaches.
2012 giddy (adj.) Affected with a whirling or swimming sensation in the head.
2013 gigantic (adj.) Tremendous.
2014 giver (n.) One who gives, in any sense.
2015 glacial (adj.) Icy, or icily cold.
2016 glacier (n.) A field or stream of ice.
2017 gladden (v.) To make joyous.
2018 glazier (n.) One who cuts and fits panes of glass, as for windows.
2019 glimmer (n.) A faint, wavering, unsteady light.
2020 glimpse (n.) A momentary look.
2021 globose (adj.) Spherical.
2022 globular (adj.) Spherical.
2023 glorious (adj.) Of excellence and splendor.
2024 glutinous (adj.) Sticky.
2025 gluttonous (adj.) Given to excess in eating.
2026 gnash (v.) To grind or strike the teeth together, as from rage.
2027 Gordian knot (n.) Any difficulty the only issue out of which is by bold or unusual manners.
2028 gosling (n.) A young goose.
2029 gossamer (adj.) Flimsy.
2030 gourd (n.) A melon, pumpkin, squash, or some similar fruit having a hard rind.
2031 gourmand (n.) A connoisseur in the delicacies of the table.
2032 graceless (adj.) Ungracious.
2033 gradation (n.) A step, degree, rank, or relative position in an order or series.
2034 gradient (adj.) Moving or advancing by steps.
2035 granary (n.) A storehouse for grain after it is thrashed or husked.
2036 grandeur (n.) The quality of being grand or admirably great.
2037 grandiloquent (adj.) Speaking in or characterized by a pompous or bombastic style.
2038 grandiose (adj.) Having an imposing style or effect.
2039 grantee (n.) The person to whom property is transferred by deed.
2040 grantor (n.) The maker of a deed.
2041 granular (adj.) Composed of small grains or particles.
2042 granulate (v.) To form into grains or small particles.
2043 granule (n.) A small grain or particle.
2044 grapple (v.) To take hold of.
2045 gratification (n.) Satisfaction.
2046 gratify (v.) To please, as by satisfying a physical or mental desire or need.
2047 gratuitous (adj.) Voluntarily.
2048 gratuity (n.) That which is given without demand or claim. Tip.
2049 gravity (n.) Seriousness.
2050 gregarious (adj.) Not habitually solitary or living alone.
2051 grenadier (n.) A member of a regiment composed of men of great stature.
2052 grief (n.) Sorrow.
2053 grievance (n.) That which oppresses, injures, or causes grief and at the same time a sense of wrong.
2054 grievous (adj.) Creating affliction.
2055 grimace (n.) A distortion of the features, occasioned by some feeling of pain, disgust, etc.
2056 grindstone (n.) A flat circular stone, used for sharpening tools.
2057 grisly (adj.) Fear-inspiring.
2058 grotesque (adj.) Incongruously composed or ill-proportioned.
2059 grotto (n.) A small cavern.
2060 ground (n.) A pavement or floor or any supporting surface on which one may walk.
2061 guess (n.) Surmise.
2062 guile (n.) Duplicity.
2063 guileless (adj.) Frank.
2064 guinea (n.) An English monetary unit.
2065 guise (n.) The external appearance as produced by garb or costume.
2066 gullible (adj.) Credulous.
2067 gumption (n.) Common sense.
2068 gusto (n.) Keen enjoyment.
2069 guy (n.) Stay-rope.
2070 guzzle (v.) To swallow greedily or hastily; gulp.
2071 gynecocracy (n.) Female supremacy.
2072 gynecology (n.) The science that treats of the functions and diseases peculiar to women.
2073 gyrate (v.) To revolve.
2074 gyroscope (n.) An instrument for illustrating the laws of rotation.
2075 habitable (adj.) Fit to be dwelt in.
2076 habitant (n.) Dweller.
2077 habitual (adj.) According to usual practice.
2078 habitude (n.) Customary relation or association.
2079 hackney (v.) To make stale or trite by repetition.
2080 haggard (adj.) Worn and gaunt in appearance.
2081 halcyon (adj.) Calm.
2082 hale (adj.) Of sound and vigorous health.
2083 handwriting (n.) Penmanship.
2084 hanger-on (n.) A parasite.
2085 happy-go-lucky (adj.) Improvident.
2086 harangue (n.) A tirade.
2087 harass (v.) To trouble with importunities, cares, or annoyances.
2088 harbinger (n.) One who or that which foreruns and announces the coming of any person or thing.
2089 hard-hearted (adj.) Lacking pity or sympathy.
2090 hardihood (n.) Foolish daring.
2091 harmonious (adj.) Concordant in sound.
2092 havoc (n.) Devastation.
2093 hawthorn (n.) A thorny shrub much used in England for hedges.
2094 hazard (n.) Risk.
2095 head first (adv.) Precipitately, as in diving.
2096 head foremost (adv.) Precipitately, as in diving.
2097 heartrending (adj.) Very depressing.
2098 heathenish (adj.) Irreligious.
2099 heedless (adj.) Thoughtless.
2100 heifer (n.) A young cow.
2101 heinous (adj.) Odiously sinful.
2102 hemorrhage (n.) Discharge of blood from a ruptured or wounded blood-vessel.
2103 hemorrhoids (n.) pl. Tumors composed of enlarged and thickened blood-vessels, at the lower end of the rectum.
2104 henchman (n.) A servile assistant and subordinate.
2105 henpeck (v.) To worry or harass by ill temper and petty annoyances.
2106 heptagon (n.) A figure having seven sides and seven angles.
2107 heptarchy (n.) A group of seven governments.
2108 herbaceous (adj.) Having the character of a herb.
2109 herbarium (n.) A collection of dried plants scientifically arranged for study.
2110 herbivorous (adj.) Feeding on herbs or other vegetable matter, as animals.
2111 hereditary (adj.) Passing naturally from parent to child.
2112 heredity (n.) Transmission of physical or mental qualities, diseases, etc., from parent to offspring.
2113 heresy (n.) An opinion or doctrine subversive of settled beliefs or accepted principles.
2114 heretic (n.) One who holds opinions contrary to the recognized standards or tenets of any philosophy.
2115 heritage (n.) Birthright.
2116 hernia (n.) Protrusion of any internal organ in whole or in part from its normal position.
2117 hesitancy (n.) A pausing to consider.
2118 hesitant (adj.) Vacillating.
2119 hesitation (n.) Vacillation.
2120 heterodox (adj.) At variance with any commonly accepted doctrine or opinion.
2121 heterogeneity (n.) Unlikeness of constituent parts.
2122 heterogeneous (adj.) Consisting of dissimilar elements or ingredients of different kinds.
2123 heteromorphic (adj.) Deviating from the normal form or standard type.
2124 hexagon (n.) A figure with six angles.
2125 hexangular (adj.) Having six angles.
2126 hexapod (adj.) Having six feet.
2127 hiatus (n.) A break or vacancy where something necessary to supply the connection is wanting.
2128 hibernal (adj.) Pertaining to winter.
2129 Hibernian (adj.) Pertaining to Ireland, or its people.
2130 hideous (adj.) Appalling.
2131 hilarious (adj.) Boisterously merry.
2132 hillock (n.) A small hill or mound.
2133 hinder (v.) To obstruct.
2134 hindmost (adj.) Farthest from the front.
2135 hindrance (n.) An obstacle.
2136 hirsute (adj.) Having a hairy covering.
2137 hoard (v.) To gather and store away for the sake of accumulation.
2138 hoarse (adj.) Having the voice harsh or rough, as from a cold or fatigue.
2139 homage (n.) Reverential regard or worship.
2140 homogeneity (n.) Congruity of the members or elements or parts.
2141 homogeneous (adj.) Made up of similar parts or elements.
2142 homologous (adj.) Identical in nature, make-up, or relation.
2143 homonym (n.) A word agreeing in sound with but different in meaning from another.
2144 homophone (n.) A word agreeing in sound with but different in meaning from another.
2145 honorarium (n.) A token fee or payment to a professional man for services.
2146 hoodwink (v.) To deceive.
2147 horde (n.) A gathered multitude of human beings.
2148 hosiery (n.) A stocking.
2149 hospitable (adj.) Disposed to treat strangers or guests with generous kindness.
2150 hospitality (n.) The practice of receiving and entertaining strangers and guests with kindness.
2151 hostility (n.) Enmity.
2152 huckster (n.) One who retails small wares.
2153 humane (adj.) Compassionate.
2154 humanitarian (n.) A philanthropist.
2155 humanize (v.) To make gentle or refined.
2156 humbug (n.) Anything intended or calculated to deceive or mislead.
2157 humiliate (v.) To put to shame.
2158 hussar (n.) A light-horse trooper armed with saber and carbine.
2159 hustle (v.) To move with haste and promptness.
2160 hybrid (adj.) Cross-bred.
2161 hydra (n.) The seven- or nine-headed water-serpent slain by Hercules.
2162 hydraulic (adj.) Involving the moving of water, of the force exerted by water in motion.
2163 hydrodynamics (n.) The branch of mechanics that treats of the dynamics of fluids.
2164 hydroelectric (adj.) Pertaining to electricity developed water or steam.
2165 hydromechanics (n.) The mechanics of fluids.
2166 hydrometer (n.) An instrument for determining the density of solids and liquids by flotation.
2167 hydrostatics (n.) The branch of science that treats of the pressure and equilibrium of fluids.
2168 hydrous (adj.) Watery.
2169 hygiene (n.) The branch of medical science that relates to improving health.
2170 hypercritical (adj.) Faultfinding.
2171 hypnosis (n.) An artificial trance-sleep.
2172 hypnotic (adj.) Tending to produce sleep.
2173 hypnotism (n.) An artificially induced somnambulistic state in which the mind readily acts on suggestion.
2174 hypnotize (v.) To produce a somnambulistic state in which the mind readily acts on suggestions.
2175 hypocrisy (n.) Extreme insincerity.
2176 hypocrite (n.) One who makes false professions of his views or beliefs.
2177 hypodermic (adj.) Pertaining to the area under the skin.
2178 hypotenuse (n.) The side of a right-angled triangle opposite the right angle.
2179 hypothesis (n.) A proposition taken for granted as a premise from which to reach a conclusion.
2180 hysteria (n.) A nervous affection occurring typically in paroxysms of laughing and crying.
2181 ichthyic (adj.) Fish-like.
2182 ichthyology (n.) The branch of zoology that treats of fishes.
2183 ichthyosaurs (n.) A fossil reptile.
2184 icily (adv.) Frigidly.
2185 iciness (n.) The state of being icy.
2186 icon (n.) An image or likeness.
2187 iconoclast (n.) An image-breaker.
2188 idealize (v.) To make to conform to some mental or imaginary standard.
2189 idiom (n.) A use of words peculiar to a particular language.
2190 idiosyncrasy (n.) A mental quality or habit peculiar to an individual.
2191 idolize (v.) To regard with inordinate love or admiration.
2192 ignoble (adj.) Low in character or purpose.
2193 ignominious (adj.) Shameful.
2194 Iliad (n.) A Greek epic poem describing scenes from the siege of Troy.
2195 ill-natured (adj.) Surly.
2196 illegal (adj.) Not according to law.
2197 illegible (adj.) Undecipherable.
2198 illegitimate (adj.) Unlawfully begotten.
2199 illiberal (adj.) Stingy.
2200 illicit (adj.) Unlawful.
2201 illimitable (adj.) Boundless.
2202 illiterate (adj.) Having little or no book-learning.
2203 illogical (adj.) Contrary to the rules of sound thought.
2204 illuminant (n.) That which may be used to produce light.
2205 illuminate (v.) To supply with light.
2206 illumine (v.) To make bright or clear.
2207 illusion (n.) An unreal image presented to the senses.
2208 illusive (adj.) Deceptive.
2209 illusory (adj.) Deceiving or tending to deceive, as by false appearance.
2210 imaginable (adj.) That can be imagined or conceived in the mind.
2211 imaginary (adj.) Fancied.
2212 imbibe (v.) To drink or take in.
2213 imbroglio (n.) A misunderstanding attended by ill feeling, perplexity, or strife.
2214 imbrue (v.) To wet or moisten.
2215 imitation (n.) That which is made as a likeness or copy.
2216 imitator (n.) One who makes in imitation.
2217 immaculate (adj.) Without spot or blemish.
2218 immaterial (adj.) Of no essential consequence.
2219 immature (adj.) Not full-grown.
2220 immeasurable (adj.) Indefinitely extensive.
2221 immense (adj.) Very great in degree, extent, size, or quantity.
2222 immerse (v.) To plunge or dip entirely under water or other fluid.
2223 immersion (n.) The act of plunging or dipping entirely under water or another fluid.
2224 immigrant (n.) A foreigner who enters a country to settle there.
2225 immigrate (v.) To come into a country or region from a former habitat.
2226 imminence (n.) Impending evil or danger.
2227 imminent (adj.) Dangerous and close at hand.
2228 immiscible (adj.) Separating, as oil and water.
2229 immoral (adj.) Habitually engaged in licentious or lewd practices.
2230 immortalize (v.) To cause to last or to be known or remembered throughout a great or indefinite length of time.
2231 immovable (adj.) Steadfast.
2232 immune (adj.) Exempt, as from disease.
2233 immutable (adj.) Unchangeable.
2234 impair (v.) To cause to become less or worse.
2235 impalpable (adj.) Imperceptible to the touch.
2236 impartial (adj.) Unbiased.
2237 impassable (adj.) That can not be passed through or over.
2238 impassible (adj.) Not moved or affected by feeling.
2239 impassive (adj.) Unmoved by or not exhibiting feeling.
2240 impatience (n.) Unwillingness to brook delays or wait the natural course of things.
2241 impeccable (adj.) Blameless.
2242 impecunious (adj.) Having no money.
2243 impede (v.) To be an obstacle or to place obstacles in the way of.
2244 impel (v.) To drive or urge forward.
2245 impend (v.) To be imminent.
2246 imperative (adj.) Obligatory.
2247 imperceptible (adj.) Indiscernible.
2248 imperfectible (adj.) That can not be perfected.
2249 imperil (v.) To endanger.
2250 imperious (adj.) Insisting on obedience.
2251 impermissible (adj.) Not permissible.
2252 impersonal (adj.) Not relating to a particular person or thing.
2253 impersonate (v.) To appear or act in the character of.
2254 impersuadable (adj.) Unyielding.
2255 impertinence (n.) Rudeness.
2256 imperturbable (adj.) Calm.
2257 impervious (adj.) Impenetrable.
2258 impetuosity (n.) Rashness.
2259 impetuous (adj.) Impulsive.
2260 impetus (n.) Any impulse or incentive.
2261 impiety (n.) Irreverence toward God.
2262 impious (adj.) Characterized by irreverence or irreligion.
2263 implausible (adj.) Not plausible.
2264 impliable (adj.) Capable of being inferred.
2265 implicate (v.) To show or prove to be involved in or concerned
2266 implicit (adj.) Implied.
2267 imply (v.) To signify.
2268 impolitic (adj.) Inexpedient.
2269 importation (n.) The act or practice of bringing from one country into another.
2270 importunate (adj.) Urgent in character, request, or demand.
2271 importune (v.) To harass with persistent demands or entreaties.
2272 impotent (adj.) Destitute of or lacking in power, physical, moral, or intellectual.
2273 impoverish (v.) To make indigent or poor.
2274 impracticable (adj.) Not feasible.
2275 impregnable (adj.) That can not be taken by assault.
2276 impregnate (v.) To make pregnant.
2277 impromptu (n.) Anything done or said on the impulse of the moment.
2278 improper (adj.) Not appropriate, suitable, or becoming.
2279 impropriety (n.) The state or quality of being unfit, unseemly, or inappropriate.
2280 improvident (adj.) Lacking foresight or thrift.
2281 improvise (v.) To do anything extemporaneously or offhand.
2282 imprudent (adj.) Heedless.
2283 impudence (n.) Insolent disrespect.
2284 impugn (v.) To assail with arguments, insinuations, or accusations.
2285 impulsion (n.) Impetus.
2286 impulsive (adj.) Unpremeditated.
2287 impunity (n.) Freedom from punishment.
2288 impure (adj.) Tainted.
2289 impute (v.) To attribute.
2290 inaccessible (adj.) Difficult of approach.
2291 inaccurate (adj.) Not exactly according to the facts.
2292 inactive (adj.) Inert.
2293 inadequate (adj.) Insufficient.
2294 inadmissible (adj.) Not to be approved, considered, or allowed, as testimony.
2295 inadvertent (adj.) Accidental.
2296 inadvisable (adj.) Unadvisable.
2297 inane (adj.) Silly.
2298 inanimate (adj.) Destitute of animal life.
2299 inapprehensible (adj.) Not to be understood.
2300 inapt (adj.) Awkward or slow.
2301 inarticulate (adj.) Speechless.
2302 inaudible (adj.) That can not be heard.
2303 inborn (adj.) Implanted by nature.
2304 inbred (adj.) Innate.
2305 incandescence (n.) The state of being white or glowing with heat.
2306 incandescent (adj.) White or glowing with heat.
2307 incapacitate (v.) To deprive of power, capacity, competency, or qualification.
2308 incapacity (n.) Want of power to apprehend, understand, and manage.
2309 incarcerate (v.) To imprison.
2310 incendiary (n.) Chemical or person who starts a fire-literally or figuratively.
2311 incentive (n.) That which moves the mind or inflames the passions.
2312 inception (n.) The beginning.
2313 inceptive (adj.) Beginning.
2314 incessant (adj.) Unceasing.
2315 inchmeal (adv.) Piecemeal.
2316 inchoate (adj.) Incipient.
2317 inchoative (n.) That which begins, or expresses beginning.
2318 incidence (n.) Casual occurrence.
2319 incident (n.) A happening in general, especially one of little importance.
2320 incidentally (adv.) Without intention.
2321 incinerate (v.) To reduce to ashes.
2322 incipience (n.) Beginning.
2323 incipient (adj.) Initial.
2324 incisor (n.) A front or cutting tooth.
2325 incite (v.) To rouse to a particular action.
2326 incitement (n.) That which moves to action, or serves as an incentive or stimulus.
2327 incoercible (adj.) Incapable of being forced, constrained, or compelled.
2328 incoherence (n.) Want of connection, or agreement, as of parts or ideas in thought, speech, etc.
2329 incoherent (adj.) Not logically coordinated, as to parts, elements, or details.
2330 incombustible (adj.) That can not be burned.
2331 incomparable (adj.) Matchless.
2332 incompatible (adj.) Discordant.
2333 incompetence (n.) General lack of capacity or fitness.
2334 incompetent (adj.) Not having the abilities desired or necessary for any purpose.
2335 incomplete (adj.) Lacking some element, part, or adjunct necessary or required.
2336 incomprehensible (adj.) Not understandable.
2337 incompressible (adj.) Resisting all attempts to reduce volume by pressure.
2338 inconceivable (adj.) Incomprehensible.
2339 incongruous (adj.) Unsuitable for the time, place, or occasion.
2340 inconsequential (adj.) Valueless.
2341 inconsiderable (adj.) Small in quantity or importance.
2342 inconsistent (adj.) Contradictory.
2343 inconstant (adj.) Changeable.
2344 incontrovertible (adj.) Indisputable.
2345 inconvenient (adj.) Interfering with comfort or progress.
2346 indefensible (adj.) Untenable.
2347 indefinitely (adv.) In a vague or uncertain way.
2348 indelible (adj.) That can not be blotted out, effaced, destroyed, or removed.
2349 indescribable (adj.) That can not be described.
2350 indestructible (adj.) That can not be destroyed.
2351 indicant (adj.) That which points out.
2352 indicator (n.) One who or that which points out.
2353 indict (v.) To find and declare chargeable with crime.
2354 indigence (n.) Poverty.
2355 indigenous (adj.) Native.
2356 indigent (adj.) Poor.
2357 indigestible (adj.) Not digestible, or difficult to digest.
2358 indigestion (n.) Difficulty or failure in the alimentary canal in changing food into absorptive nutriment.
2359 indignant (adj.) Having such anger and scorn as is aroused by meanness or wickedness.
2360 indignity (n.) Unmerited contemptuous conduct or treatment.
2361 indiscernible (adj.) Not perceptible.
2362 indiscreet (adj.) Lacking wise judgment.
2363 indiscriminate (adj.) Promiscuous.
2364 indispensable (adj.) Necessary or requisite for the purpose.
2365 indistinct (adj.) Vague.
2366 indivertible (adj.) That can not be turned aside.
2367 indivisible (adj.) Not separable into parts.
2368 indolence (n.) Laziness.
2369 indolent (adj.) Habitually inactive or idle.
2370 indomitable (adj.) Unconquerable.
2371 induct (v.) To bring in.
2372 indulgence (n.) The yielding to inclination, passion, desire, or propensity in oneself or another.
2373 indulgent (adj.) Yielding to the desires or humor of oneself or those under one
2374 inebriate (v.) To intoxicate.
2375 inedible (adj.) Not good for food.
2376 ineffable (adj.) Unutterable.
2377 inefficiency (n.) That which does not accomplish an intended purpose.
2378 inefficient (adj.) Not accomplishing an intended purpose.
2379 ineligible (adj.) Not suitable to be selected or chosen.
2380 inept (adj.) Not fit or suitable.
2381 inert (adj.) Inanimate.
2382 inestimable (adj.) Above price.
2383 inevitable (adj.) Unavoidable.
2384 inexcusable (adj.) Not to be justified.
2385 inexhaustible (adj.) So large or furnishing so great a supply as not to be emptied, wasted, or spent.
2386 inexorable (adj.) Unrelenting.
2387 inexpedient (adj.) Unadvisable.
2388 inexpensive (adj.) Low-priced.
2389 inexperience (n.) Lack of or deficiency in experience.
2390 inexplicable (adj.) Such as can not be made plain.
2391 inexpressible (adj.) Unutterable.
2392 inextensible (adj.) Of unchangeable length or area.
2393 infallible (adj.) Exempt from error of judgment, as in opinion or statement.
2394 infamous (adj.) Publicly branded or notorious, as for vice, or crime.
2395 infamy (n.) Total loss or destitution of honor or reputation.
2396 inference (n.) The derivation of a judgment from any given material of knowledge on the ground of law.
2397 infernal (adj.) Akin to or befitting hell or its occupants.
2398 infest (v.) To be present in such numbers as to be a source of annoyance, trouble, or danger.
2399 infidel (n.) One who denies the existence of God.
2400 infidelity (n.) Disloyalty.
2401 infinite (adj.) Measureless.
2402 infinity (n.) Boundless or immeasurable extension or duration.
2403 infirm (adj.) Lacking in bodily or mental strength.
2404 infirmary (n.) A place for the reception or treatment of the sick.
2405 infirmity (n.) A physical, mental, or moral weakness or flaw.
2406 inflammable (adj.) Easily set on fire or excited.
2407 inflammation (n.) A morbid process in some part of the body characterized by heat, swelling, and pain.
2408 inflexible (adj.) That can not be altered or varied.
2409 influence (n.) Ability to sway the will of another.
2410 influential (adj.) Having the power to sway the will of another.
2411 influx (n.) Infusion.
2412 infrequence (n.) Rareness.
2413 infrequent (adj.) Uncommon.
2414 infringe (v.) To trespass upon.
2415 infuse (v.) To instill, introduce, or inculcate, as principles or qualities.
2416 infusion (n.) The act of imbuing, or pouring in.
2417 ingenious (adj.) Evincing skill, originality, or cleverness, as in contrivance or arrangement.
2418 ingenuity (n.) Cleverness in contriving, combining, or originating.
2419 ingenuous (adj.) Candid, frank, or open in character or quality.
2420 inglorious (adj.) Shameful.
2421 ingraft (v.) To set or implant deeply and firmly.
2422 ingratiate (v.) To win confidence or good graces for oneself.
2423 ingratitude (n.) Insensibility to kindness.
2424 ingredient (n.) Component.
2425 inherence (n.) The state of being permanently existing in something.
2426 inherent (adj.) Intrinsic.
2427 inhibit (v.) To hold back or in.
2428 inhospitable (adj.) Not disposed to entertain strangers gratuitously.
2429 inhuman (adj.) Savage.
2430 inhume (v.) To place in the earth, as a dead body.
2431 inimical (adj.) Adverse.
2432 iniquity (n.) Gross wrong or injustice.
2433 initiate (v.) To perform the first act or rite.
2434 inject (v.) To introduce, as a fluid, by injection.
2435 injunction (n.) Mandate.
2436 inkling (n.) A hint.
2437 inland (adj.) Remote from the sea.
2438 inlet (n.) A small body of water leading into a larger.
2439 inmost (adj.) Deepest within.
2440 innocuous (adj.) Harmless.
2441 innovate (v.) To introduce or strive to introduce new things.
2442 innuendo (n.) Insinuation.
2443 innumerable (adj.) Countless.
2444 inoffensive (adj.) Causing nothing displeasing or disturbing.
2445 inopportune (adj.) Unsuitable or inconvenient, especially as to time.
2446 inquire (v.) To ask information about.
2447 inquisition (n.) A court or tribunal for examination and punishment of heretics.
2448 inquisitive (adj.) Given to questioning, especially out of curiosity.
2449 inquisitor (n.) One who makes an investigation.
2450 inroad (n.) Forcible encroachment or trespass.
2451 insatiable (adj.) That desires or craves immoderately or unappeasably.
2452 inscribe (v.) To enter in a book, or on a list, roll, or document, by writing.
2453 inscrutable (adj.) Impenetrably mysterious or profound.
2454 insecure (adj.) Not assured of safety.
2455 insensible (adj.) Imperceptible.
2456 insentient (adj.) Lacking the power of feeling or perceiving.
2457 inseparable (adj.) That can not be separated.
2458 insidious (adj.) Working ill by slow and stealthy means.
2459 insight (n.) Intellectual discernment.
2460 insignificance (n.) Lack of import or of importance.
2461 insignificant (adj.) Without importance, force, or influence.
2462 insinuate (v.) To imply.
2463 insipid (adj.) Tasteless.
2464 insistence (n.) Urgency.
2465 insistent (adj.) Urgent.
2466 insolence (n.) Pride or haughtiness exhibited in contemptuous and overbearing treatment of others.
2467 insolent (adj.) Impudent.
2468 insomnia (n.) Sleeplessness.
2469 inspector (n.) An official appointed to examine or oversee any matter of public interest or importance.
2470 instance (n.) A single occurrence or happening of a given kind.
2471 instant (n.) A very brief portion of time.
2472 instantaneous (adj.) Done without perceptible lapse of time.
2473 instigate (v.) To provoke.
2474 instigator (n.) One who incites to evil.
2475 instill (v.) To infuse.
2476 instructive (adj.) Conveying knowledge.
2477 insufficiency (n.) Inadequacy.
2478 insufficient (adj.) Inadequate for some need, purpose, or use.
2479 insular (adj.) Pertaining to an island.
2480 insulate (v.) To place in a detached state or situation.
2481 insuperable (adj.) Invincible.
2482 insuppressible (adj.) Incapable of being concealed.
2483 insurgence (n.) Uprising.
2484 insurgent (n.) One who takes part in forcible opposition to the constituted authorities of a place.
2485 insurrection (n.) The state of being in active resistance to authority.
2486 intangible (adj.) Not perceptible to the touch.
2487 integrity (n.) Uprightness of character and soundness of moral principle.
2488 intellect (n.) The faculty of perception or thought.
2489 intellectual (adj.) Characterized by intelligence.
2490 intelligence (n.) Capacity to know or understand.
2491 intelligible (adj.) Comprehensible.
2492 intemperance (n.) Immoderate action or indulgence, as of the appetites.
2493 intension (n.) The act of stringing or stretching, or state of being strained.
2494 intensive (adj.) Adding emphasis or force.
2495 intention (n.) That upon which the mind is set.
2496 interact (v.) To act reciprocally.
2497 intercede (v.) To mediate between persons.
2498 intercept (v.) To interrupt the course of.
2499 intercession (n.) Entreaty in behalf of others.
2500 intercessor (n.) A mediator.
2501 interdict (n.) Authoritative act of prohibition.
2502 interim (n.) Time between acts or periods.
2503 interlocutor (n.) One who takes part in a conversation or oral discussion.
2504 interlude (n.) An action or event considered as coming between others of greater length.
2505 intermediate (adj.) Being in a middle place or degree or between extremes.
2506 interminable (adj.) Having no limit or end.
2507 intermission (n.) A recess.
2508 intermit (v.) To cause to cease temporarily.
2509 intermittent (adj.) A temporary discontinuance.
2510 interpolation (n.) Verbal interference.
2511 interpose (v.) To come between other things or persons.
2512 interposition (n.) A coming between.
2513 interpreter (n.) A person who makes intelligible the speech of a foreigner by oral translation.
2514 interrogate (v.) To examine formally by questioning.
2515 interrogative (adj.) Having the nature or form of a question.
2516 interrogatory (n.) A question or inquiry.
2517 interrupt (v.) To stop while in progress.
2518 intersect (v.) To cut through or into so as to divide.
2519 intervale (n.) A low tract of land between hills, especially along a river.
2520 intervene (v.) To interfere for some end.
2521 intestacy (n.) The condition resulting from one
2522 intestate (adj.) Not having made a valid will.
2523 intestine (n.) That part of the digestive tube below or behind the stomach, extending to the anus.
2524 intimacy (n.) Close or confidential friendship.
2525 intimidate (v.) To cause to become frightened.
2526 intolerable (adj.) Insufferable.
2527 intolerance (n.) Inability or unwillingness to bear or endure.
2528 intolerant (adj.) Bigoted.
2529 intoxicant (n.) Anything that unduly exhilarates or excites.
2530 intoxicate (v.) To make drunk.
2531 intracellular (adj.) Occurring or situated within a cell.
2532 intramural (adj.) Situated within the walls of a city.
2533 intrepid (adj.) Fearless and bold.
2534 intricacy (n.) Perplexity.
2535 intricate (adj.) Difficult to follow or understand.
2536 intrigue (n.) A plot or scheme, usually complicated and intended to accomplish something by secret ways.
2537 intrinsic (adj.) Inherent.
2538 introductory (adj.) Preliminary.
2539 introgression (n.) Entrance.
2540 intromit (v.) To insert.
2541 introspect (v.) To look into.
2542 introspection (n.) The act of observing and analyzing one
2543 introversion (n.) The act of turning or directing inward, physically or mentally.
2544 introvert (v.) To turn within.
2545 intrude (v.) To come in without leave or license.
2546 intrusion (n.) The act of entering without warrant or invitation; encroachment.
2547 intuition (n.) Instinctive knowledge or feeling.
2548 inundate (v.) To fill with an overflowing abundance.
2549 inundation (n.) Flood.
2550 inure (v.) To harden or toughen by use, exercise, or exposure.
2551 invalid (n.) One who is disabled by illness or injury. (adj.) Having no force, weight, or cogency.
2552 invalidate (v.) To render of no force or effect.
2553 invaluable (adj.) Exceedingly precious.
2554 invariable (adj.) Unchangeable.
2555 invasion (n.) Encroachment, as by an act of intrusion or trespass.
2556 invective (n.) An utterance intended to cast censure, or reproach.
2557 inveigh (v.) To utter vehement censure or invective.
2558 inventive (adj.) Quick at contrivance.
2559 inverse (adj.) Contrary in tendency or direction.
2560 inversion (n.) Change of order so that the first shall become last and the last first.
2561 invert (v.) To turn inside out, upside down, or in opposite direction.
2562 investigator (n.) One who investigates.
2563 investor (n.) One who invests money.
2564 inveterate (adj.) Habitual.
2565 invidious (adj.) Showing or feeling envy.
2566 invigorate (v.) To animate.
2567 invincible (adj.) Not to be conquered, subdued, or overcome.
2568 inviolable (adj.) Incapable of being injured or disturbed.
2569 invoke (v.) To call on for assistance or protection.
2570 involuntary (adj.) Unwilling.
2571 involution (n.) Complication.
2572 involve (v.) To draw into entanglement, literally or figuratively.
2573 invulnerable (adj.) That can not be wounded or hurt.
2574 inwardly (adv.) With no outward manifestation.
2575 iota (n.) A small or insignificant mark or part.
2576 irascible (adj.) Prone to anger.
2577 irate (adj.) Moved to anger.
2578 ire (n.) Wrath.
2579 iridescence (n.) A many-colored appearance.
2580 iridescent (adj.) Exhibiting changing rainbow-colors due to the interference of the light.
2581 irk (v.) To afflict with pain, vexation, or fatigue.
2582 irksome (adj.) Wearisome.
2583 irony (n.) Censure or ridicule under cover of praise or compliment.
2584 irradiance (n.) Luster.
2585 irradiate (v.) To render clear and intelligible.
2586 irrational (adj.) Not possessed of reasoning powers or understanding.
2587 irreducible (adj.) That can not be lessened.
2588 irrefragable (adj.) That can not be refuted or disproved.
2589 irrefrangible (adj.) That can not be broken or violated.
2590 irrelevant (adj.) Inapplicable.
2591 irreligious (adj.) Indifferent or opposed to religion.
2592 irreparable (adj.) That can not be rectified or made amends for.
2593 irrepressible (adj.) That can not be restrained or kept down.
2594 irresistible (adj.) That can not be successfully withstood or opposed.
2595 irresponsible (adj.) Careless of or unable to meet responsibilities.
2596 irreverence (n.) The quality showing or expressing a deficiency of veneration, especially for sacred things.
2597 irreverent (adj.) Showing or expressing a deficiency of veneration, especially for sacred things.
2598 irreverential (adj.) Showing or expressing a deficiency of veneration, especially for sacred things.
2599 irreversible (adj.) Irrevocable.
2600 irrigant (adj.) Serving to water lands by artificial means.
2601 irrigate (v.) To water, as land, by ditches or other artificial means.
2602 irritable (adj.) Showing impatience or ill temper on little provocation.
2603 irritancy (n.) The quality of producing vexation.
2604 irritant (n.) A mechanical, chemical, or pathological agent of inflammation, pain, or tension.
2605 irritate (v.) To excite ill temper or impatience in.
2606 irruption (n.) Sudden invasion.
2607 isle (n.) An island.
2608 islet (n.) A little island.
2609 isobar (n.) A line joining points at which the barometric pressure is the same at a specified moment.
2610 isochronous (adj.) Relating to or denoting equal intervals of time.
2611 isolate (v.) To separate from others of its kind.
2612 isothermal (adj.) Having or marking equality of temperature.
2613 itinerant (adj.) Wandering.
2614 itinerary (n.) A detailed account or diary of a journey.
2615 itinerate (v.) To wander from place to place.
2616 jargon (n.) Confused, unintelligible speech or highly technical speech.
2617 jaundice (n.) A morbid condition, due to obstructed excretion of bile or characterized by yellowing of the skin.
2618 jeopardize (v.) To imperil.
2619 Jingo (n.) One of a party in Great Britain in favor of spirited and demonstrative foreign policy.
2620 jocose (adj.) Done or made in jest.
2621 jocular (adj.) Inclined to joke.
2622 joggle (n.) A sudden irregular shake or a push causing such a shake.
2623 journalize (v.) To keep a diary.
2624 joust (v.) To engage in a tilt with lances on horseback.
2625 jovial (adj.) Merry.
2626 jubilation (n.) Exultation.
2627 judgment (n.) The faculty by the exercise of which a deliberate conclusion is reached.
2628 judicature (n.) Distribution and administration of justice by trial and judgment.
2629 judicial (adj.) Pertaining to the administration of justice.
2630 judiciary (n.) That department of government which administers the law relating to civil and criminal justice.
2631 judicious (adj.) Prudent.
2632 juggle (v.) To play tricks of sleight of hand.
2633 jugglery (n.) The art or practice of sleight of hand.
2634 jugular (adj.) Pertaining to the throat.
2635 juicy (adj.) Succulent.
2636 junction (n.) The condition of being joined.
2637 juncture (n.) An articulation, joint, or seam.
2638 junta (n.) A council or assembly that deliberates in secret upon the affairs of government.
2639 juridical (adj.) Assumed by law to exist.
2640 jurisdiction (n.) Lawful power or right to exercise official authority.
2641 jurisprudence (n.) The science of rights in accordance with positive law.
2642 juror (n.) One who serves on a jury or is sworn in for jury duty in a court of justice.
2643 justification (n.) Vindication.
2644 juvenile (adj.) Characteristic of youth.
2645 juxtapose (v.) To place close together.
2646 keepsake (n.) Anything kept or given to be kept for the sake of the giver.
2647 kerchief (n.) A square of linen, silk, or other material, used as a covering for the head or neck.
2648 kernel (n.) A grain or seed.
2649 kiln (n.) An oven or furnace for baking, burning, or drying industrial products.
2650 kiloliter (n.) One thousand liters.
2651 kilometer (n.) A length of 1,000 meters.
2652 kilowatt (n.) One thousand watts.
2653 kimono (n.) A loose robe, fastening with a sash, the principal outer garment in Japan.
2654 kind-hearted (adj.) Having a kind and sympathetic nature.
2655 kingling (n.) A petty king.
2656 kingship (n.) Royal state.
2657 kinsfolk (n.) pl. Relatives.
2658 knavery (n.) Deceitfulness in dealing.
2659 knead (v.) To mix and work into a homogeneous mass, especially with the hands.
2660 knickknack (n.) A small article, more for ornament that use.
2661 knight errant (n.) One of the wandering knights who in the middle ages went forth in search of adventure.
2662 knighthood (n.) Chivalry.
2663 laborious (adj.) Toilsome.
2664 labyrinth (n.) A maze.
2665 lacerate (v.) To tear rudely or raggedly.
2666 lackadaisical (adj.) Listless.
2667 lactation (n.) The secretion of milk.
2668 lacteal (adj.) Milky.
2669 lactic (adj.) Pertaining to milk.
2670 laddie (n.) A lad.
2671 ladle (n.) A cup-shaped vessel with a long handle, intended for dipping up and pouring liquids.
2672 laggard (adj.) Falling behind.
2673 landholder (n.) Landowner.
2674 landlord (n.) A man who owns and lets a tenement or tenements.
2675 landmark (n.) A familiar object in the landscape serving as a guide to an area otherwise easily lost track of.
2676 landscape (n.) A rural view, especially one of picturesque effect, as seen from a distance or an elevation.
2677 languid (adj.) Relaxed.
2678 languor (n.) Lassitude of body or depression.
2679 lapse (n.) A slight deviation from what is right, proper, or just.
2680 lascivious (adj.) Lustful.
2681 lassie (n.) A little lass.
2682 latency (n.) The state of being dormant.
2683 latent (adj.) Dormant.
2684 later (adv.) At a subsequent time.
2685 lateral (adj.) Directed toward the side.
2686 latish (adj.) Rather late.
2687 lattice (n.) Openwork of metal or wood, formed by crossing or interlacing strips or bars.
2688 laud (v.) To praise in words or song.
2689 laudable (adj.) Praiseworthy.
2690 laudation (n.) High praise.
2691 laudatory (adj.) Pertaining to, expressing, or containing praise.
2692 laundress (n.) Washerwoman.
2693 laureate (adj.) Crowned with laurel, as a mark of distinction.
2694 lave (v.) To wash or bathe.
2695 lawgiver (n.) A legislator.
2696 lawmaker (n.) A legislator.
2697 lax (adj.) Not stringent or energetic.
2698 laxative (adj.) Having power to open or loosen the bowels.
2699 lea (n.) A field.
2700 leaflet (n.) A little leaf or a booklet.
2701 leaven (v.) To make light by fermentation, as dough.
2702 leeward (n.) That side or direction toward which the wind blows.
2703 left-handed (adj.) Using the left hand or arm more dexterously than the right.
2704 legacy (n.) A bequest.
2705 legalize (v.) To give the authority of law to.
2706 legging (n.) A covering for the leg.
2707 legible (adj.) That may be read with ease.
2708 legionary (n.) A member of an ancient Roman legion or of the modern French Legion of Honor.
2709 legislate (v.) To make or enact a law or laws.
2710 legislative (adj.) That makes or enacts laws.
2711 legislator (n.) A lawgiver.
2712 legitimacy (n.) Accordance with law.
2713 legitimate (adj.) Having the sanction of law or established custom.
2714 leisure (n.) Spare time.
2715 leniency (n.) Forbearance.
2716 lenient (adj.) Not harsh.
2717 leonine (adj.) Like a lion.
2718 lethargy (n.) Prolonged sluggishness of body or mind.
2719 levee (n.) An embankment beside a river or stream or an arm of the sea, to prevent overflow.
2720 lever (n.) That which exerts, or through which one may exert great power.
2721 leviathan (n.) Any large animal, as a whale.
2722 levity (n.) Frivolity.
2723 levy (v.) To impose and collect by force or threat of force.
2724 lewd (adj.) Characterized by lust or lasciviousness.
2725 lexicographer (n.) One who makes dictionaries.
2726 lexicography (n.) The making of dictionaries.
2727 lexicon (n.) A dictionary.
2728 liable (adj.) Justly or legally responsible.
2729 libel (n.) Defamation.
2730 liberalism (n.) Opposition to conservatism.
2731 liberate (v.) To set free or release from bondage.
2732 licentious (adj.) Wanton.
2733 licit (adj.) Lawful.
2734 liege (adj.) Sovereign.
2735 lien (n.) A legal claim or hold on property, as security for a debt or charge.
2736 lieu (n.) Stead.
2737 lifelike (adj.) Realistic.
2738 lifelong (adj.) Lasting or continuous through life.
2739 lifetime (n.) The time that life continues.
2740 ligament (n.) That which binds objects together.
2741 ligature (n.) Anything that constricts, or serves for binding or tying.
2742 light-hearted (adj.) Free from care.
2743 ligneous (adj.) Having the texture of appearance of wood.
2744 likelihood (n.) A probability.
2745 likely (adj.) Plausible.
2746 liking (n.) Fondness.
2747 limitation (n.) A restriction.
2748 linear (adj.) Of the nature of a line.
2749 liner (n.) A vessel belonging to a steamship-line.
2750 lingo (n.) Language.
2751 lingua (n.) The tongue.
2752 lingual (adj.) Pertaining to the use of the tongue in utterance.
2753 linguist (n.) One who is acquainted with several languages.
2754 linguistics (n.) The science of languages, or of the origin, history, and significance of words.
2755 liniment (n.) A liquid preparation for rubbing on the skin in cases of bruises, inflammation, etc.
2756 liquefacient (adj.) Possessing a liquefying nature or power.
2757 liquefy (v.) To convert into a liquid or into liquid form.
2758 liqueur (n.) An alcoholic cordial sweetened and flavored with aromatic substances.
2759 liquidate (v.) To deliver the amount or value of.
2760 liquor (n.) Any alcoholic or intoxicating liquid.
2761 listless (adj.) Inattentive.
2762 literacy (n.) The state or condition of knowing how to read and write.
2763 literal (adj.) Following the exact words.
2764 literature (n.) The written or printed productions of the human mind collectively.
2765 lithe (adj.) Supple.
2766 lithesome (adj.) Nimble.
2767 lithograph (n.) A print made by printing from stone.
2768 lithotype (n.) In engraving, an etched stone surface for printing.
2769 litigant (n.) A party to a lawsuit.
2770 litigate (v.) To cause to become the subject-matter of a suit at law.
2771 litigious (adj.) Quarrelsome.
2772 littoral (adj.) Of, pertaining to, or living on a shore.
2773 liturgy (n.) A ritual.
2774 livelihood (n.) Means of subsistence.
2775 livid (adj.) Black-and-blue, as contused flesh.
2776 loam (n.) A non-coherent mixture of sand and clay.
2777 loath (adj.) Averse.
2778 loathe (v.) To abominate.
2779 locative (adj.) Indicating place, or the place where or wherein an action occurs.
2780 loch (n.) A lake.
2781 locomotion (n.) The act or power of moving from one place to another.
2782 lode (n.) A somewhat continuous unstratified metal- bearing vein.
2783 lodgment (n.) The act of furnishing with temporary quarters.
2784 logic (n.) The science of correct thinking.
2785 logical (adj.) Capable of or characterized by clear reasoning.
2786 logician (n.) An expert reasoner.
2787 loiterer (n.) One who consumes time idly.
2788 loneliness (n.) Solitude.
2789 longevity (n.) Unusually prolonged life.
2790 loot (v.) To plunder.
2791 loquacious (adj.) Talkative.
2792 lordling (n.) A little lord.
2793 lough (n.) A lake or loch.
2794 louse (n.) A small insect parasitic on and sucking the blood of mammals.
2795 lovable (adj.) Amiable.
2796 low-spirited (adj.) Despondent.
2797 lowly (adv.) Rudely.
2798 lucid (adj.) Mentally sound.
2799 lucrative (adj.) Highly profitable.
2800 ludicrous (adj.) Laughable.
2801 luminary (n.) One of the heavenly bodies as a source of light.
2802 luminescence (n.) Showing increase.
2803 luminescent (adj.) Showing increase of light.
2804 luminosity (n.) The quality of giving or radiating light.
2805 luminous (adj.) Giving or radiating light.
2806 lunacy (n.) Mental unsoundness.
2807 lunar (adj.) Pertaining to the moon.
2808 lunatic (n.) An insane person.
2809 lune (n.) The moon.
2810 lurid (adj.) Ghastly and sensational.
2811 luscious (adj.) Rich, sweet, and delicious.
2812 lustrous (adj.) Shining.
2813 luxuriance (n.) Excessive or superfluous growth or quantity.
2814 luxuriant (adj.) Abundant or superabundant in growth.
2815 luxuriate (v.) To live sumptuously.
2816 lying (n.) Untruthfulness.
2817 lyre (n.) One of the most ancient of stringed instruments of the harp class.
2818 lyric (adj.) Fitted for expression in song.
2819 macadamize (v.) To cover or pave, as a path or roadway, with small broken stone.
2820 machinery (n.) The parts of a machine or engine, taken collectively.
2821 machinist (n.) One who makes or repairs machines, or uses metal-working tools.
2822 macrocosm (n.) The whole of any sphere or department of nature or knowledge to which man is related.
2823 madden (v.) To inflame with passion.
2824 Madonna (n.) A painted or sculptured representation of the Virgin, usually with the infant Jesus.
2825 magician (n.) A sorcerer.
2826 magisterial (adj.) Having an air of authority.
2827 magistracy (n.) The office or dignity of a magistrate.
2828 magnanimous (adj.) Generous in treating or judging others.
2829 magnate (n.) A person of rank or importance.
2830 magnet (n.) A body possessing that peculiar form of polarity found in nature in the lodestone.
2831 magnetize (v.) To make a magnet of, permanently, or temporarily.
2832 magnificence (n.) The exhibition of greatness of action, character, intellect, wealth, or power.
2833 magnificent (adj.) Grand or majestic in appearance, quality, or action.
2834 magnitude (n.) Importance.
2835 maharaja (n.) A great Hindu prince.
2836 maidenhood (n.) Virginity.
2837 maintain (v.) To hold or preserve in any particular state or condition.
2838 maintenance (n.) That which supports or sustains.
2839 maize (n.) Indian corn: usually in the United States called simply corn.
2840 makeup (n.) The arrangements or combination of the parts of which anything is composed.
2841 malady (n.) Any physical disease or disorder, especially a chronic or deep-seated one.
2842 malaria (n.) A fever characterized by alternating chills, fever, and sweating.
2843 malcontent (n.) One who is dissatisfied with the existing state of affairs.
2844 malediction (n.) The calling down of a curse or curses.
2845 malefactor (n.) One who injures another.
2846 maleficent (adj.) Mischievous.
2847 malevolence (n.) Ill will.
2848 malevolent (adj.) Wishing evil to others.
2849 malign (v.) To speak evil of, especially to do so falsely and severely.
2850 malignant (adj.) Evil in nature or tending to do great harm or mischief.
2851 malleable (adj.) Pliant.
2852 mallet (n.) A wooden hammer.
2853 maltreat (v.) To treat ill, unkindly, roughly, or abusively.
2854 man-eater (n.) An animal that devours human beings.
2855 man-trap (n.) A place or structure dangerous to human life.
2856 mandate (n.) A command.
2857 mandatory (adj.) Expressive of positive command, as distinguished from merely directory.
2858 mane (n.) The long hair growing upon and about the neck of certain animals, as the horse and the lion.
2859 maneuver (v.) To make adroit or artful moves: manage affairs by strategy.
2860 mania (n.) Insanity.
2861 maniac (n.) a person raving with madness.
2862 manifesto (n.) A public declaration, making announcement, explanation or defense of intentions, or motives.
2863 manlike (adj.) Like a man.
2864 manliness (n.) The qualities characteristic of a true man, as bravery, resolution, etc.
2865 mannerism (n.) Constant or excessive adherence to one manner, style, or peculiarity, as of action or conduct.
2866 manor (n.) The landed estate of a lord or nobleman.
2867 mantel (n.) The facing, sometimes richly ornamented, about a fireplace, including the usual shelf above it.
2868 mantle (n.) A cloak.
2869 manufacturer (n.) A person engaged in manufacturing as a business.
2870 manumission (n.) Emancipation.
2871 manumit (v.) To set free from bondage.
2872 marine (adj.) Of or pertaining to the sea or matters connected with the sea.
2873 maritime (adj.) Situated on or near the sea.
2874 maroon (v.) To put ashore and abandon (a person) on a desolate coast or island.
2875 martial (adj.) Pertaining to war or military operations.
2876 Martian (adj.) Pertaining to Mars, either the Roman god of war or the planet.
2877 martyrdom (n.) Submission to death or persecution for the sake of faith or principle.
2878 marvel (v.) To be astonished and perplexed because of (something).
2879 masonry (n.) The art or work of constructing, as buildings, walls, etc., with regularly arranged stones.
2880 masquerade (n.) A social party composed of persons masked and costumed so as to be disguised.
2881 massacre (n.) The unnecessary and indiscriminate killing of human beings.
2882 massive (adj.) Of considerable bulk and weight.
2883 masterpiece (n.) A superior production.
2884 mastery (n.) The attainment of superior skill.
2885 material (n.) That of which anything is composed or may be constructed.
2886 materialize (v.) To take perceptible or substantial form.
2887 maternal (adj.) Pertaining or peculiar to a mother or to motherhood.
2888 matinee (n.) An entertainment (especially theatrical) held in the daytime.
2889 matricide (n.) The killing, especially the murdering, of one
2890 matrimony (n.) The union of a man and a woman in marriage.
2891 matrix (n.) That which contains and gives shape or form to anything.
2892 matter of fact (n.) Something that has actual and undeniable existence or reality.
2893 maudlin (adj.) Foolishly and tearfully affectionate.
2894 mausoleum (n.) A tomb of more than ordinary size or architectural pretensions.
2895 mawkish (adj.) Sickening or insipid.
2896 maxim (n.) A principle accepted as true and acted on as a rule or guide.
2897 maze (n.) A labyrinth.
2898 mead (n.) A meadow.
2899 meager (adj.) scanty.
2900 mealy-mouthed (adj.) Afraid to express facts or opinions plainly.
2901 meander (v.) To wind and turn while proceeding in a course.
2902 mechanics (n.) The branch of physics that treats the phenomena caused by the action of forces.
2903 medallion (n.) A large medal.
2904 meddlesome (adj.) Interfering.
2905 medial (adj.) Of or pertaining to the middle.
2906 mediate (v.) To effect by negotiating as an agent between parties.
2907 medicine (n.) A substance possessing or reputed to possess curative or remedial properties.
2908 medieval (adj.) Belonging or relating to or descriptive of the middle ages.
2909 mediocre (adj.) Ordinary.
2910 meditation (n.) The turning or revolving of a subject in the mind.
2911 medley (n.) A composition of different songs or parts of songs arranged to run as a continuous whole.
2912 meliorate (v.) To make better or improve, as in quality or social or physical condition.
2913 mellifluous (adj.) Sweetly or smoothly flowing.
2914 melodious (adj.) Characterized by a sweet succession of sounds.
2915 melodrama (n.) A drama with a romantic story or plot and sensational situation and incidents.
2916 memento (n.) A souvenir.
2917 memorable (adj.) Noteworthy.
2918 menace (n.) A threat.
2919 menagerie (n.) A collection of wild animals, especially when kept for exhibition.
2920 mendacious (adj.) Untrue.
2921 mendicant (n.) A beggar.
2922 mentality (n.) Intellectuality.
2923 mentor (n.) A wise and faithful teacher, guide, and friend.
2924 mercantile (adj.) Conducted or acting on business principles; commercial.
2925 mercenary (adj.) Greedy
2926 merciful (adj.) Disposed to pity and forgive.
2927 merciless (adj.) Cruel.
2928 meretricious (adj.) Alluring by false or gaudy show.
2929 mesmerize (v.) To hypnotize.
2930 messieurs (n.) pl. Gentlemen.
2931 metal (n.) An element that forms a base by combining with oxygen, is usually hard, heavy, and lustrous.
2932 metallurgy (n.) The art or science of extracting a metal from ores, as by smelting.
2933 metamorphosis (n.) A passing from one form or shape into another.
2934 metaphor (n.) A figure of speech in which one object is likened to another, by speaking as if the other.
2935 metaphysical (adj.) Philosophical.
2936 metaphysician (n.) One skilled in metaphysics.
2937 metaphysics (n.) The principles of philosophy as applied to explain the methods of any particular science.
2938 mete (v.) To apportion.
2939 metempsychosis (n.) Transition of the soul of a human being at death into another body, whether human or beast.
2940 meticulous (adj.) Over-cautious.
2941 metonymy (n.) A figure of speech that consists in the naming of a thing by one of its attributes.
2942 metric (adj.) Relating to measurement.
2943 metronome (n.) An instrument for indicating and marking exact time in music.
2944 metropolis (n.) A chief city, either the capital or the largest or most important city of a state.
2945 metropolitan (adj.) Pertaining to a chief city.
2946 mettle (n.) Courage.
2947 mettlesome (adj.) Having courage or spirit.
2948 microcosm (n.) The world or universe on a small scale.
2949 micrometer (n.) An instrument for measuring very small angles or dimensions.
2950 microphone (n.) An apparatus for magnifying faint sounds.
2951 microscope (n.) An instrument for assisting the eye in the vision of minute objects or features of objects.
2952 microscopic (adj.) Adapted to or characterized by minute observation.
2953 microscopy (n.) The art of examing objects with the microscope.
2954 midsummer (n.) The middle of the summer.
2955 midwife (n.) A woman who makes a business of assisting at childbirth.
2956 mien (n.) The external appearance or manner of a person.
2957 migrant (adj.) Wandering.
2958 migrate (v.) To remove or pass from one country, region, or habitat to another.
2959 migratory (adj.) Wandering.
2960 mileage (n.) A distance in miles.
2961 militant (adj.) Of a warlike or combative disposition or tendency.
2962 militarism (n.) A policy of maintaining great standing armies.
2963 militate (v.) To have weight or influence (in determining a question).
2964 militia (n.) Those citizens, collectively, who are enrolled and drilled in temporary military organizations.
2965 Milky Way (n.) The galaxy.
2966 millet (n.) A grass cultivated for forage and cereal.
2967 mimic (v.) To imitate the speech or actions of.
2968 miniature (adj.) Much smaller than reality or that the normal size.
2969 minimize (v.) To reduce to the smallest possible amount or degree.
2970 minion (n.) A servile favorite.
2971 ministration (n.) Any religious ceremonial.
2972 ministry (n.) A service.
2973 minority (n.) The smaller in number of two portions into which a number or a group is divided.
2974 minute (adj.) Exceedingly small in extent or quantity.
2975 minutia (n.) A small or unimportant particular or detail.
2976 mirage (n.) An optical effect looking like a sheet of water in the desert.
2977 misadventure (n.) An unlucky accident.
2978 misanthropic (adj.) Hating mankind.
2979 misanthropy (n.) Hatred of mankind.
2980 misapprehend (v.) To misunderstand.
2981 misbehave (v.) To behave ill.
2982 misbehavior (n.) Ill or improper behavior.
2983 mischievous (adj.) Fond of tricks.
2984 miscount (v.) To make a mistake in counting.
2985 miscreant (n.) A villain.
2986 misdeed (n.) A wrong or improper act.
2987 misdemeanor (n.) Evil conduct, small crime.
2988 miser (n.) A person given to saving and hoarding unduly.
2989 mishap (n.) Misfortune.
2990 misinterpret (v.) To misunderstand.
2991 mislay (v.) To misplace.
2992 mismanage (v.) To manage badly, improperly, or unskillfully.
2993 misnomer (n.) A name wrongly or mistakenly applied.
2994 misogamy (n.) Hatred of marriage.
2995 misogyny (n.) Hatred of women.
2996 misplace (v.) To put into a wrong place.
2997 misrepresent (v.) To give a wrong impression.
2998 misrule (v.) To misgovern.
2999 missal (n.) The book containing the service for the celebration of mass.
3000 missile (n.) Any object, especially a weapon, thrown or intended to be thrown.
3001 missive (n.) A message in writing.
3002 mistrust (v.) To regard with suspicion or jealousy.
3003 misty (adj.) Lacking clearness
3004 misunderstand (v.) To Take in a wrong sense.
3005 misuse (v.) To maltreat.
3006 mite (n.) A very small amount, portion, or particle.
3007 miter (n.) The junction of two bodies at an equally divided angle.
3008 mitigate (v.) To make milder or more endurable.
3009 mnemonics (n.) A system of principles and formulas designed to assist the recollection in certain instances.
3010 moat (n.) A ditch on the outside of a fortress wall.
3011 mobocracy (n.) Lawless control of public affairs by the mob or populace.
3012 moccasin (n.) A foot-covering made of soft leather or buckskin.
3013 mockery (n.) Ridicule.
3014 moderation (n.) Temperance.
3015 moderator (n.) The presiding officer of a meeting.
3016 modernity (n.) The state or character of being modern.
3017 modernize (v.) To make characteristic of the present or of recent times.
3018 modification (n.) A change.
3019 modify (v.) To make somewhat different.
3020 modish (adj.) Fashionable.
3021 modulate (v.) To vary in tone, inflection, pitch or other quality of sound.
3022 mollify (v.) To soothe.
3023 molt (v.) To cast off, as hair, feathers, etc.
3024 momentary (adj.) Lasting but a short time.
3025 momentous (adj.) Very significant.
3026 momentum (n.) An impetus.
3027 monarchy (n.) Government by a single, sovereign ruler.
3028 monastery (n.) A dwelling-place occupied in common by persons under religious vows of seclusion.
3029 monetary (adj.) Financial.
3030 mongrel (n.) The progeny resulting from the crossing of different breeds or varieties.
3031 monition (n.) Friendly counsel given by way of warning and implying caution or reproof.
3032 monitory (n.) Admonition or warning.
3033 monocracy (n.) Government by a single person.
3034 monogamy (n.) The habit of pairing, or having but one mate.
3035 monogram (n.) A character consisting of two or more letters interwoven into one, usually initials of a name.
3036 monograph (n.) A treatise discussing a single subject or branch of a subject.
3037 monolith (n.) Any structure or sculpture in stone formed of a single piece.
3038 monologue (n.) A story or drama told or performed by one person.
3039 monomania (n.) The unreasonable pursuit of one idea.
3040 monopoly (n.) The control of a thing, as a commodity, to enable a person to raise its price.
3041 monosyllable (n.) A word of one syllable.
3042 monotone (n.) The sameness or monotony of utterance.
3043 monotonous (adj.) Unchanging and tedious.
3044 monotony (n.) A lack of variety.
3045 monsieur (n.) A French title of respect, equivalent to Mr. and sir.
3046 monstrosity (n.) Anything unnaturally huge or distorted.
3047 moonbeam (n.) A ray of moonlight.
3048 morale (n.) A state of mind with reference to confidence, courage, zeal, and the like.
3049 moralist (n.) A writer on ethics.
3050 morality (n.) Virtue.
3051 moralize (v.) To render virtuous.
3052 moratorium (n.) An emergency legislation authorizing a government suspend some action temporarily.
3053 morbid (adj.) Caused by or denoting a diseased or unsound condition of body or mind.
3054 mordacious (adj.) Biting or giving to biting.
3055 mordant (adj.) Biting.
3056 moribund (adj.) On the point of dying.
3057 morose (adj.) Gloomy.
3058 morphology (n.) the science of organic forms.
3059 motley (adj.) Composed of heterogeneous or inharmonious elements.
3060 motto (n.) An expressive word or pithy sentence enunciating some guiding rule of life, or faith.
3061 mountaineer (n.) One who travels among or climbs mountains for pleasure or exercise.
3062 mountainous (adj.) Full of or abounding in mountains.
3063 mouthful (n.) As much as can be or is usually put into the or exercise.
3064 muddle (v.) To confuse or becloud, especially with or as with drink.
3065 muffle (v.) To deaden the sound of, as by wraps.
3066 mulatto (n.) The offspring of a white person and a black person.
3067 muleteer (n.) A mule-driver.
3068 multiform (adj.) Having many shapes, or appearances.
3069 multiplicity (n.) the condition of being manifold or very various.
3070 mundane (adj.) Worldly, as opposed to spiritual or celestial.
3071 municipal (adj.) Of or pertaining to a town or city, or to its corporate or local government.
3072 municipality (n.) A district enjoying municipal government.
3073 munificence (n.) A giving characterized by generous motives and extraordinary liberality.
3074 munificent (adj.) Extraordinarily generous.
3075 muster (n.) An assemblage or review of troops for parade or inspection, or for numbering off.
3076 mutation (n.) The act or process of change.
3077 mutilate (v.) To disfigure.
3078 mutiny (n.) Rebellion against lawful or constituted authority.
3079 myriad (n.) A vast indefinite number.
3080 mystic (n.) One who professes direct divine illumination, or relies upon meditation to acquire truth.
3081 mystification (n.) The act of artfully perplexing.
3082 myth (n.) A fictitious narrative presented as historical, but without any basis of fact.
3083 mythology (n.) The whole body of legends cherished by a race concerning gods and heroes.
3084 nameless (adj.) Having no fame or reputation.
3085 naphtha (n.) A light, colorless, volatile, inflammable oil used as a solvent, as in manufacture of paints.
3086 Narcissus (n.) The son of the Athenian river-god Cephisus, fabled to have fallen in love with his reflection.
3087 narrate (v.) To tell a story.
3088 narration (n.) The act of recounting the particulars of an event in the order of time or occurrence.
3089 narrative (n.) An orderly continuous account of the successive particulars of an event.
3090 narrator (n.) One who narrates anything.
3091 narrow-minded (adj.) Characterized by illiberal views or sentiments.
3092 nasal (adj.) Pertaining to the nose.
3093 natal (adj.) Pertaining to one
3094 nationality (n.) A connection with a particular nation.
3095 naturally (adv.) According to the usual order of things.
3096 nausea (n.) An affection of the stomach producing dizziness and usually an impulse to vomit
3097 nauseate (v.) To cause to loathe.
3098 nauseous (adj.) Loathsome.
3099 nautical (adj.) Pertaining to ships, seamen, or navigation.
3100 naval (adj.) Pertaining to ships.
3101 navel (n.) The depression on the abdomen where the umbilical cord of the fetus was attached.
3102 navigable (adj.) Capable of commercial navigation.
3103 navigate (v.) To traverse by ship.
3104 nebula (n.) A gaseous body of unorganized stellar substance.
3105 necessary (adj.) Indispensably requisite or absolutely needed to accomplish a desired result.
3106 necessitate (v.) To render indispensable.
3107 necessity (n.) That which is indispensably requisite to an end desired.
3108 necrology (n.) A list of persons who have died in a certain place or time.
3109 necromancer (n.) One who practices the art of foretelling the future by means of communication with the dead.
3110 necropolis (n.) A city of the dead.
3111 necrosis (n.) the death of part of the body.
3112 nectar (n.) Any especially sweet and delicious drink.
3113 nectarine (n.) A variety of the peach.
3114 needlework (n.) Embroidery.
3115 needy (adj.) Being in need, want, or poverty.
3116 nefarious (adj.) Wicked in the extreme.
3117 negate (v.) To deny.
3118 negation (n.) The act of denying or of asserting the falsity of a proposition.
3119 neglectful (adj.) Exhibiting or indicating omission.
3120 negligee (n.) A loose gown worn by women.
3121 negligence (n.) Omission of that which ought to be done.
3122 negligent (adj.) Apt to omit what ought to be done.
3123 negligible (adj.) Transferable by assignment, endorsement, or delivery.
3124 negotiable (v.) To bargain with others for an agreement, as for a treaty or transfer of property.
3125 Nemesis (n.) A goddess; divinity of chastisement and vengeance.
3126 neo-Darwinsim (n.) Darwinism as modified and extended by more recent students.
3127 neo-Latin (n.) Modernized Latin.
3128 neocracy (n.) Government administered by new or untried persons.
3129 Neolithic (adj.) Pertaining to the later stone age.
3130 neology (n.) The coining or using of new words or new meanings of words.
3131 neopaganism (n.) A new or revived paganism.
3132 neophyte (adj.) Having the character of a beginner.
3133 nestle (v.) To adjust cozily in snug quarters.
3134 nestling (adj.) Recently hatched.
3135 nettle (v.) To excite sensations of uneasiness or displeasure in.
3136 network (n.) Anything that presents a system of cross- lines.
3137 neural (adj.) Pertaining to the nerves or nervous system.
3138 neurology (n.) The science of the nervous system.
3139 neuter (adj.) Neither masculine nor feminine.
3140 neutral (adj.) Belonging to or under control of neither of two contestants.
3141 Newtonian (adj.) Of or pertaining to Sir Isaac Newton, the English philosopher.
3142 niggardly (adj.) Stingy. (no longer acceptable to use)
3143 nihilist (n.) An advocate of the doctrine that nothing either exists or can be known.
3144 nil (n.) Nothing
3145 nimble (adj.) Light and quick in motion or action.
3146 nit (n.) The egg of a louse or some other insect.
3147 nocturnal (adj.) Of or pertaining to the night.
3148 noiseless (adj.) Silent.
3149 noisome (adj.) Very offensive, particularly to the sense of smell.
3150 noisy (adj.) Clamorous.
3151 nomad (adj.) Having no fixed abode.
3152 nomic (adj.) Usual or customary.
3153 nominal (adj.) Trivial.
3154 nominate (v.) To designate as a candidate for any office.
3155 nomination (n.) The act or ceremony of naming a man or woman for office.
3156 nominee (n.) One who receives a nomination.
3157 non-combatant (n.) One attached to the army or navy, but having duties other than that of fighting.
3158 non-existent (n.) That which does not exist.
3159 non-resident (adj.) Not residing within a given jurisdiction.
3160 nonchalance (n.) A state of mind indicating lack of interest.
3161 nondescript (adj.) Indescribable.
3162 nonentity (n.) A person or thing of little or no account.
3163 nonpareil (n.) One who or that which is of unequaled excellence.
3164 norm (n.) A model.
3165 normalcy (n.) The state of being normal.
3166 Norman (adj.) Of or peculiar to Normandy, in northern France.
3167 nostrum (n.) Any scheme or recipe of a charlatan character.
3168 noticeable (adj.) Perceptible.
3169 notorious (adj.) Unfavorably known to the general public.
3170 novellette (n.) A short novel.
3171 novice (n.) A beginner in any business or occupation.
3172 nowadays (adv.) In the present time or age.
3173 nowhere (adv.) In no place or state.
3174 noxious (adj.) Hurtful.
3175 nuance (n.) A slight degree of difference in anything perceptible to the sense of the mind.
3176 nucleus (n.) A central point or part about which matter is aggregated.
3177 nude (adj.) Naked.
3178 nugatory (adj.) Having no power or force.
3179 nuisance (n.) That which annoys, vexes, or irritates.
3180 numeration (n.) The act or art of reading or naming numbers.
3181 numerical (adj.) Of or pertaining to number.
3182 nunnery (n.) A convent for nuns.
3183 nuptial (adj.) Of or pertaining to marriage, especially to the marriage ceremony.
3184 nurture (n.) The process of fostering or promoting growth.
3185 nutriment (n.) That which nourishes.
3186 nutritive (adj.) Having nutritious properties.
3187 oaken (adj.) Made of or from oak.
3188 oakum (n.) Hemp-fiber obtained by untwisting and picking out loosely the yarns of old hemp rope.
3189 obdurate (adj.) Impassive to feelings of humanity or pity.
3190 obelisk (n.) A square shaft with pyramidal top, usually monumental or commemorative.
3191 obese (adj.) Exceedingly fat.
3192 obesity (n.) Excessive fatness.
3193 obituary (adj.) A published notice of a death.
3194 objective (adj.) Grasping and representing facts as they are.
3195 objector (n.) One who objects, as to a proposition, measure, or ruling.
3196 obligate (v.) To hold to the fulfillment of duty.
3197 obligatory (adj.) Binding in law or conscience.
3198 oblique (adj.) Slanting; said of lines.
3199 obliterate (v.) To cause to disappear.
3200 oblivion (n.) The state of having passed out of the memory or of being utterly forgotten.
3201 oblong (adj.) Longer than broad: applied most commonly to rectangular objects considerably elongated
3202 obnoxious (adj.) Detestable.
3203 obsequies (n.) Funeral rites.
3204 obsequious (adj.) Showing a servile readiness to fall in with the wishes or will of another.
3205 observance (n.) A traditional form or customary act.
3206 observant (adj.) Quick to notice.
3207 observatory (n.) A building designed for systematic astronomical observations.
3208 obsolescence (n.) The condition or process of gradually falling into disuse.
3209 obsolescent (adj.) Passing out of use, as a word.
3210 obsolete (adj.) No longer practiced or accepted.
3211 obstetrician (n.) A practitioner of midwifery.
3212 obstetrics (n.) The branch of medical science concerned with the treatment and care of women during pregnancy.
3213 obstinacy (n.) Stubborn adherence to opinion, arising from conceit or the desire to have one
3214 obstreperous (adj.) Boisterous.
3215 obstruct (v.) To fill with impediments so as to prevent passage, either wholly or in part.
3216 obstruction (n.) Hindrance.
3217 obtrude (v.) To be pushed or to push oneself into undue prominence.
3218 obtrusive (adj.) Tending to be pushed or to push oneself into undue prominence.
3219 obvert (v.) To turn the front or principal side of (a thing) toward any person or object.
3220 obviate (v.) To clear away or provide for, as an objection or difficulty.
3221 occasion (n.) An important event or celebration.
3222 Occident (n.) The countries lying west of Asia and the Turkish dominions.
3223 occlude (v.) To absorb, as a gas by a metal.
3224 occult (adj.) Existing but not immediately perceptible.
3225 occupant (n.) A tenant in possession of property, as distinguished from the actual owner.
3226 occurrence (n.) A happening.
3227 octagon (n.) A figure with eight sides and eight angles.
3228 octave (n.) A note at this interval above or below any other, considered in relation to that other.
3229 octavo (n.) A book, or collection of paper in which the sheets are so folded as to make eight leaves.
3230 octogenarian (adj.) A person of between eighty and ninety years.
3231 ocular (adj.) Of or pertaining to the eye.
3232 oculist (n.) One versed or skilled in treating diseases of the eye.
3233 oddity (n.) An eccentricity.
3234 ode (n.) The form of lyric poetry anciently intended to be sung.
3235 odious (adj.) Hateful.
3236 odium (n.) A feeling of extreme repugnance, or of dislike and disgust.
3237 odoriferous (adj.) Having or diffusing an odor or scent, especially an agreeable one.
3238 odorous (adj.) Having an odor, especially a fragrant one.
3239 off (adj.) Farther or more distant.
3240 offhand (adv.) Without preparation.
3241 officiate (v.) To act as an officer or leader.
3242 officious (adj.) Intermeddling with what is not one
3243 offshoot (n.) Something that branches off from the parent stock.
3244 ogre (n.) A demon or monster that was supposed to devour human beings.
3245 ointment (n.) A fatty preparation with a butter-like consistency in which a medicinal substance exists.
3246 olfactory (adj.) of or pertaining to the sense of smell.
3247 olive-branch (n.) A branch of the olive-tree, as an emblem of peace.
3248 ominous (adj.) Portentous.
3249 omission (n.) Exclusion.
3250 omnipotence (n.) Unlimited and universal power.
3251 Omnipotent (adj.) Possessed of unlimited and universal power.
3252 omniscience (n.) Unlimited or infinite knowledge.
3253 omniscient (adj.) Characterized by unlimited or infinite knowledge.
3254 omnivorous (adj.) Eating or living upon food of all kinds indiscriminately.
3255 onerous (adj.) Burdensome or oppressive.
3256 onrush (n.) Onset.
3257 onset (n.) An assault, especially of troops, upon an enemy or fortification.
3258 onslaught (n.) A violent onset.
3259 onus (n.) A burden or responsibility.
3260 opalescence (n.) The property of combined refraction and reflection of light, resulting in smoky tints.
3261 opaque (adj.) Impervious to light.
3262 operate (v.) To put in action and supervise the working of.
3263 operative (adj.) Active.
3264 operator (n.) One who works with or controls some machine or scientific apparatus.
3265 operetta (n.) A humorous play in dialogue and music, of more than one act.
3266 opinion (n.) A conclusion or judgment held with confidence, but falling short of positive knowledge.
3267 opponent (n.) One who supports the opposite side in a debate, discussion, struggle, or sport.
3268 opportune (adj.) Especially fit as occurring, said, or done at the right moment.
3269 opportunist (n.) One who takes advantage of circumstances to gain his ends.
3270 opportunity (n.) Favorable or advantageous chance or opening.
3271 opposite (adj.) Radically different or contrary in action or movement.
3272 opprobrium (n.) The state of being scornfully reproached or accused of evil.
3273 optic (n.) Pertaining to the eye or vision.
3274 optician (n.) One who makes or deals in optical instruments or eye-glasses.
3275 optics (n.) The science that treats of light and vision, and all that is connected with sight.
3276 optimism (n.) The view that everything in nature and the history of mankind is ordered for the best.
3277 option (n.) The right, power, or liberty of choosing.
3278 optometry (n.) Measurement of the powers of vision.
3279 opulence (n.) Affluence.
3280 opulent (adj.) Wealthy.
3281 oral (adj.) Uttered through the mouth.
3282 orate (v.) To deliver an elaborate or formal public speech.
3283 oration (n.) An elaborate or formal public speech.
3284 orator (n.) One who delivers an elaborate or formal speech.
3285 oratorio (n.) A composition for solo voices, chorus, and orchestra, generally taken from the Scriptures.
3286 oratory (n.) The art of public speaking.
3287 ordeal (n.) Anything that severely tests courage, strength, patience, conscience, etc.
3288 ordinal (n.) That form of the numeral that shows the order of anything in a series, as first, second, third.
3289 ordination (n.) A consecration to the ministry.
3290 ordnance (n.) A general name for all kinds of weapons and their appliances used in war.
3291 orgies (n.) Wild or wanton revelry.
3292 origin (n.) The beginning of that which becomes or is made to be.
3293 original (adj.) Not copied nor produced by imitation.
3294 originate (v.) To cause or constitute the beginning or first stage of the existence of.
3295 ornate (adj.) Ornamented to a marked degree.
3296 orthodox (adj.) Holding the commonly accepted faith.
3297 orthodoxy (n.) Acceptance of the common faith.
3298 orthogonal (adj.) Having or determined by right angles.
3299 orthopedic (adj.) Relating to the correcting or preventing of deformity
3300 orthopedist (n.) One who practices the correcting or preventing of deformity
3301 oscillate (v.) To swing back and forth.
3302 osculate (v.) To kiss.
3303 ossify (v.) to convert into bone.
3304 ostentation (n.) A display dictated by vanity and intended to invite applause or flattery.
3305 ostracism (n.) Exclusion from intercourse or favor, as in society or politics.
3306 ostracize (v.) To exclude from public or private favor.
3307 ought (v.) To be under moral obligation to be or do.
3308 oust (v.) To eject.
3309 out-and-out (adv.) Genuinely.
3310 out-of-the-way (adj.) Remotely situated.
3311 outbreak (n.) A sudden and violent breaking forth, as of something that has been pent up or restrained.
3312 outburst (n.) A violent issue, especially of passion in an individual.
3313 outcast (n.) One rejected and despised, especially socially.
3314 outcry (n.) A vehement or loud cry or clamor.
3315 outdo (v.) To surpass.
3316 outlandish (adj.) Of barbarous, uncouth, and unfamiliar aspect or action.
3317 outlast (v.) To last longer than.
3318 outlaw (n.) A habitual lawbreaker.
3319 outlive (v.) To continue to exist after.
3320 outpost (n.) A detachment of troops stationed at a distance from the main body to guard against surprise.
3321 outrage (n.) A gross infringement of morality or decency.
3322 outrageous (adj.) Shocking in conduct.
3323 outreach (v.) To reach or go beyond.
3324 outride (v.) To ride faster than.
3325 outrigger (n.) A part built or arranged to project beyond a natural outline for support.
3326 outright (adv.) Entirely.
3327 outskirt (n.) A border region.
3328 outstretch (v.) To extend.
3329 outstrip (v.) To go beyond.
3330 outweigh (v.) To surpass in importance or excellence.
3331 overdo (v.) To overtax the strength of.
3332 overdose (n.) An excessive dose, usually so large a dose of a medicine that its effect is toxic.
3333 overeat (v.) To eat to excess.
3334 overhang (n.) A portion of a structure which projects or hangs over.
3335 overleap (v.) To leap beyond.
3336 overlord (n.) One who holds supremacy over another.
3337 overpass (v.) To pass across or over, as a river.
3338 overpay (v.) To pay or reward in excess.
3339 overpower (v.) To gain supremacy or victory over by superior power.
3340 overproduction (n.) Excessive production.
3341 overreach (v.) To stretch out too far.
3342 overrun (v.) To infest or ravage.
3343 oversee (v.) To superintend.
3344 overseer (n.) A supervisor.
3345 overshadow (v.) To cast into the shade or render insignificant by comparison.
3346 overstride (v.) To step beyond.
3347 overthrow (v.) To vanquish an established ruler or government.
3348 overtone (n.) A harmonic.
3349 overture (n.) An instrumental prelude to an opera, oratorio, or ballet.
3350 overweight (n.) Preponderance.
3351 pacify (v.) To bring into a peaceful state.
3352 packet (n.) A bundle, as of letters.
3353 pact (n.) A covenant.
3354 pagan (n.) A worshiper of false gods.
3355 pageant (n.) A dramatic representation, especially a spectacular one.
3356 palate (n.) The roof of the mouth.
3357 palatial (adj.) Magnificent.
3358 paleontology (n.) The branch of biology that treats of ancient life and fossil organisms.
3359 palette (n.) A thin tablet, with a hole for the thumb, upon which artists lay their colors for painting.
3360 palinode (n.) A retraction.
3361 pall (v.) To make dull by satiety.
3362 palliate (v.) To cause to appear less guilty.
3363 pallid (adj.) Of a pale or wan appearance.
3364 palpable (n.) perceptible by feeling or touch.
3365 palsy (n.) Paralysis.
3366 paly (adj.) Lacking color or brilliancy.
3367 pamphlet (n.) A brief treatise or essay, usually on a subject of current interest.
3368 pamphleteer (v.) To compose or issue pamphlets, especially controversial ones.
3369 Pan-American (adj.) Including or pertaining to the whole of America, both North and South.
3370 panacea (n.) A remedy or medicine proposed for or professing to cure all diseases.
3371 pandemic (adj.) Affecting a whole people or all classes, as a disease.
3372 pandemonium (n.) A fiendish or riotous uproar.
3373 panegyric (n.) A formal and elaborate eulogy, written or spoken, of a person or of an act.
3374 panel (n.) A rectangular piece set in or as in a frame.
3375 panic (n.) A sudden, unreasonable, overpowering fear.
3376 panoply (n.) A full set of armor.
3377 panorama (n.) A series of large pictures representing a continuous scene.
3378 pantheism (n.) The worship of nature for itself or its beauty.
3379 Pantheon (n.) A circular temple at Rome with a fine Corinthian portico and a great domed roof.
3380 pantomime (n.) Sign-language.
3381 pantoscope (n.) A very wide-angled photographic lens.
3382 papacy (n.) The official head of the Roman Catholic Church.
3383 papyrus (n.) The writing-paper of the ancient Egyptians, and later of the Romans.
3384 parable (n.) A brief narrative founded on real scenes or events usually with a moral.
3385 paradox (n.) A statement or doctrine seemingly in contradiction to the received belief.
3386 paragon (n.) A model of excellence.
3387 parallel (v.) To cause to correspond or lie in the same direction and equidistant in all parts.
3388 parallelism (n.) Essential likeness.
3389 paralysis (n.) Loss of the power of contractility in the voluntary or involuntary muscles.
3390 paralyze (v.) To deprive of the power to act.
3391 paramount (adj.) Supreme in authority.
3392 paramour (n.) One who is unlawfully and immorally a lover or a mistress.
3393 paraphernalia (n.) Miscellaneous articles of equipment or adornment.
3394 paraphrase (v.) Translate freely.
3395 pare (v.) To cut, shave, or remove (the outside) from anything.
3396 parentage (n.) The relation of parent to child, of the producer to the produced, or of cause to effect.
3397 Pariah (n.) A member of a degraded class; a social outcast.
3398 parish (n.) The ecclesiastical district in charge of a pastor.
3399 Parisian (adj.) Of or pertaining to the city of Paris.
3400 parity (n.) Equality, as of condition or rank.
3401 parlance (n.) Mode of speech.
3402 parley (v.) To converse in.
3403 parliament (n.) A legislative body.
3404 parlor (n.) A room for reception of callers or entertainment of guests.
3405 parody (v.) To render ludicrous by imitating the language of.
3406 paronymous (adj.) Derived from the same root or primitive word.
3407 paroxysm (n.) A sudden outburst of any kind of activity.
3408 parricide (n.) The murder of a parent.
3409 parse (v.) To describe, as a sentence, by separating it into its elements and describing each word.
3410 parsimonious (adj.) Unduly sparing in the use or expenditure of money.
3411 partible (adj.) Separable.
3412 participant (n.) One having a share or part.
3413 participate (v.) To receive or have a part or share of.
3414 partisan (adj.) Characterized by or exhibiting undue or unreasoning devotion to a party.
3415 partition (n.) That which separates anything into distinct parts.
3416 passible (adj.) Capable of feeling of suffering.
3417 passive (adj.) Unresponsive.
3418 pastoral (adj.) Having the spirit or sentiment of rural life.
3419 paternal (adj.) Fatherly.
3420 paternity (n.) Fatherhood.
3421 pathos (n.) The quality in any form of representation that rouses emotion or sympathy.
3422 patriarch (n.) The chief of a tribe or race who rules by paternal right.
3423 patrician (adj.) Of senatorial or noble rank.
3424 patrimony (n.) An inheritance from an ancestor, especially from one
3425 patriotism (n.) Love and devotion to one
3426 patronize (v.) To exercise an arrogant condescension toward.
3427 patronymic (adj.) Formed after one
3428 patter (v.) To mumble something over and over.
3429 paucity (n.) Fewness.
3430 pauper (n.) One without means of support.
3431 pauperism (n.) Dependence on charity.
3432 pavilion (n.) An open structure for temporary shelter.
3433 payee (n.) A person to whom money has been or is to be paid.
3434 peaceable (adj.) Tranquil.
3435 peaceful (adj.) Tranquil.
3436 peccable (adj.) Capable of sinning.
3437 peccadillo (n.) A small breach of propriety or principle.
3438 peccant (adj.) Guilty.
3439 pectoral (adj.) Pertaining to the breast or thorax.
3440 pecuniary (adj.) Consisting of money.
3441 pedagogics (n.) The science and art of teaching.
3442 pedagogue (n.) A schoolmaster.
3443 pedagogy (n.) The science and art of teaching
3444 pedal (n.) A lever for the foot usually applied only to musical instruments, cycles, and other machines.
3445 pedant (n.) A scholar who makes needless and inopportune display of his learning.
3446 peddle (v.) To go about with a small stock of goods to sell.
3447 peddler (n.) One who travels from house to house with an assortment of goods for retail.
3448 pedestal (n.) A base or support as for a column, statue, or vase.
3449 pedestrian (n.) One who journeys on foot.
3450 pediatrics (n.) The department of medical science that relates to the treatment of diseases of childhood.
3451 pedigree (n.) One
3452 peerage (n.) The nobility.
3453 peerless (adj.) Of unequaled excellence or worth.
3454 peevish (adj.) Petulant. (irritable)
3455 pellucid (adj.) Translucent.
3456 penalty (n.) The consequences that follow the transgression of natural or divine law.
3457 penance (n.) Punishment to which one voluntarily submits or subjects himself as an expression of penitence.
3458 penchant (n.) A bias in favor of something.
3459 pendant (n.) Anything that hangs from something else, either for ornament or for use.
3460 pendulous (adj.) Hanging, especially so as to swing by an attached end or part.
3461 pendulum (n.) A weight hung on a rod, serving by its oscillation to regulate the rate of a clock.
3462 penetrable (adj.) That may be pierced by physical, moral, or intellectual force.
3463 penetrate (v.) To enter or force a way into the interior parts of.
3464 penetration (n.) Discernment.
3465 peninsular (adj.) Pertaining to a piece of land almost surrounded by water.
3466 penitence (n.) Sorrow for sin with desire to amend and to atone.
3467 penitential (adj.) Pertaining to sorrow for sin with desire to amend and to atone.
3468 pennant (n.) A small flag.
3469 pension (n.) A periodical allowance to an individual on account of past service done by him/her.
3470 pentad (n.) The number five.
3471 pentagon (n.) A figure, especially, with five angles and five sides.
3472 pentagram (n.) A figure having five points or lobes.
3473 pentahedron (n.) A solid bounded by five plane faces.
3474 pentameter (n.) In prosody, a line of verse containing five units or feet.
3475 pentathlon (n.) The contest of five associated exercises in the great games and the same contestants.
3476 pentavalent (adj.) Quinqeuvalent.
3477 penultimate (adj.) A syllable or member of a series that is last but one.
3478 penurious (adj.) Excessively sparing in the use of money.
3479 penury (n.) Indigence.
3480 perambulate (v.) To walk about.
3481 perceive (v.) To have knowledge of, or receive impressions concerning, through the medium of the body senses.
3482 perceptible (adj.) Cognizable.
3483 perception (n.) Knowledge through the senses of the existence and properties of matter or the external world.
3484 percipience (n.) The act of perceiving.
3485 percipient (n.) One who or that which perceives.
3486 percolate (v.) To filter.
3487 percolator (n.) A filter.
3488 percussion (n.) The sharp striking of one body against another.
3489 peremptory (adj.) Precluding question or appeal.
3490 perennial (adj.) Continuing though the year or through many years.
3491 perfectible (adj.) Capable of being made perfect.
3492 perfidy (n.) Treachery.
3493 perforate (v.) To make a hole or holes through.
3494 perform (v.) To accomplish.
3495 perfumery (n.) The preparation of perfumes.
3496 perfunctory (adj.) Half-hearted.
3497 perhaps (adv.) Possibly.
3498 perigee (n.) The point in the orbit of the moon when it is nearest the earth.
3499 periodicity (n.) The habit or characteristic of recurrence at regular intervals.
3500 peripatetic (adj.) Walking about.
3501 perjure (v.) To swear falsely to.
3502 perjury (n.) A solemn assertion of a falsity.
3503 permanence (n.) A continuance in the same state, or without any change that destroys the essential form or nature.
3504 permanent (adj.) Durable.
3505 permeate (v.) To pervade.
3506 permissible (adj.) That may be allowed.
3507 permutation (n.) Reciprocal change, different ordering of same items.
3508 pernicious (adj.) Tending to kill or hurt.
3509 perpendicular (adj.) Straight up and down.
3510 perpetrator (n.) The doer of a wrong or a criminal act.
3511 perpetuate (v.) To preserve from extinction or oblivion.
3512 perquisite (n.) Any profit from service beyond the amount fixed as salary or wages.
3513 persecution (n.) Harsh or malignant oppression.
3514 perseverance (n.) A persistence in purpose and effort.
3515 persevere (v.) To continue striving in spite of discouragements.
3516 persiflage (n.) Banter.
3517 persist (v.) To continue steadfast against opposition.
3518 persistence (n.) A fixed adherence to a resolve, course of conduct, or the like.
3519 personage (n.) A man or woman as an individual, especially one of rank or high station.
3520 personal (adj.) Not general or public.
3521 personality (n.) The attributes, taken collectively, that make up the character and nature of an individual.
3522 personnel (n.) The force of persons collectively employed in some service.
3523 perspective (n.) The relative importance of facts or matters from any special point of view.
3524 perspicacious (adj.) Astute.
3525 perspicacity (n.) Acuteness or discernment.
3526 perspicuous (adj.) Lucid.
3527 perspiration (n.) Sweat.
3528 perspire (v.) To excrete through the pores of the skin.
3529 persuadable (adj.) capable of influencing to action by entreaty, statement, or anything that moves the feelings.
3530 persuade (v.) To win the mind of by argument, eloquence, evidence, or reflection.
3531 pertinacious (adj.) Persistent or unyielding.
3532 pertinacity (n.) Unyielding adherence.
3533 pertinent (adj.) Relevant.
3534 perturb (v.) To disturb greatly.
3535 perturbation (n.) Mental excitement or confusion.
3536 perusal (n.) The act of reading carefully or thoughtfully.
3537 pervade (v.) To pass or spread through every part.
3538 pervasion (n.) The state of spreading through every part.
3539 pervasive (adj.) Thoroughly penetrating or permeating.
3540 perverse (adj.) Unreasonable.
3541 perversion (n.) Diversion from the true meaning or proper purpose.
3542 perversity (n.) Wickedness.
3543 pervert (n.) One who has forsaken a doctrine regarded as true for one esteemed false.
3544 pervious (adj.) Admitting the entrance or passage of another substance.
3545 pestilence (n.) A raging epidemic.
3546 pestilent (adj.) Having a malign influence or effect.
3547 pestilential (adj.) having the nature of or breeding pestilence.
3548 peter (v.) To fail or lose power, efficiency, or value.
3549 petrify (v.) To convert into a substance of stony hardness and character.
3550 petulance (n.) The character or condition of being impatient, capricious or petulant.
3551 petulant (adj.) Displaying impatience.
3552 pharmacopoeia (n.) A book containing the formulas and methods of preparation of medicines for the use of druggists.
3553 pharmacy (n.) The art or business of compounding and dispensing medicines.
3554 phenomenal (adj.) Extraordinary or marvelous.
3555 phenomenon (n.) Any unusual occurrence.
3556 philander (v.) To play at courtship with a woman.
3557 philanthropic (adj.) Benevolent.
3558 philanthropist (n.) One who endeavors to help his fellow men.
3559 philanthropy (n.) Active humanitarianism.
3560 philately (n.) The study and collection of stamps.
3561 philharmonic (adj.) Fond of music.
3562 philogynist (n.) One who is fond of women.
3563 philologist (n.) An expert in linguistics.
3564 philology (n.) The study of language in connection with history and literature.
3565 philosophize (v.) To seek ultimate causes and principles.
3566 philosophy (n.) The general principles, laws, or causes that furnish the rational explanation of anything.
3567 phlegmatic (adj.) Not easily roused to feeling or action.
3568 phonetic (adj.) Representing articulate sounds or speech.
3569 phonic (adj.) Pertaining to the nature of sound.
3570 phonogram (n.) A graphic character symbolizing an articulate sound.
3571 phonology (n.) The science of human vocal sounds.
3572 phosphorescence (n.) The property of emitting light.
3573 photoelectric (adj.) Pertaining to the combined action of light and electricity.
3574 photometer (n.) Any instrument for measuring the intensity of light or comparing the intensity of two lights.
3575 photometry (n.) The art of measuring the intensity of light.
3576 physicist (n.) A specialist in the science that treats of the phenomena associated with matter and energy.
3577 physics (n.) The science that treats of the phenomena associated with matter and energy.
3578 physiocracy (n.) The doctrine that land and its products are the only true wealth.
3579 physiognomy (n.) The external appearance merely.
3580 physiography (n.) Description of nature.
3581 physiology (n.) The science of organic functions.
3582 physique (n.) The physical structure or organization of a person.
3583 picayune (adj.) Of small value.
3584 piccolo (n.) A small flute.
3585 piece (n.) A loose or separated part, as distinguished from the whole or the mass.
3586 piecemeal (adv.) Gradually.
3587 pillage (n.) Open robbery, as in war.
3588 pillory (n.) A wooden framework in which an offender is fastened to boards and is exposed to public scorn.
3589 pincers (n.) An instrument having two lever-handles and two jaws working on a pivot.
3590 pinchers (n.) An instrument having two jaws working on a pivot.
3591 pinnacle (n.) A high or topmost point, as a mountain-peak.
3592 pioneer (n.) One among the first to explore a country.
3593 pious (adj.) Religious.
3594 pique (v.) To excite a slight degree of anger in.
3595 piteous (adj.) Compassionate.
3596 pitiable (adj.) Contemptible.
3597 pitiful (adj.) Wretched.
3598 pitiless (adj.) Hard-hearted.
3599 pittance (n.) Any small portion or meager allowance.
3600 placate (v.) To bring from a state of angry or hostile feeling to one of patience or friendliness.
3601 placid (adj.) Serene.
3602 plagiarism (n.) The stealing of passages from the writings of another and publishing them as one
3603 planisphere (n.) A polar projection of the heavens on a chart.
3604 plasticity (n.) The property of some substances through which the form of the mass can readily be changed.
3605 platitude (n.) A written or spoken statement that is flat, dull, or commonplace.
3606 plaudit (n.) An expression of applause.
3607 plausible (adj.) Seeming likely to be true, though open to doubt.
3608 playful (adj.) Frolicsome.
3609 playwright (n.) A maker of plays for the stage.
3610 plea (n.) An argument to obtain some desired action.
3611 pleasant (adj.) Agreeable.
3612 pleasurable (adj.) Affording gratification.
3613 plebeian (adj.) Common.
3614 pledgee (n.) The person to whom anything is pledged.
3615 pledgeor (n.) One who gives a pledge.
3616 plenary (adj.) Entire.
3617 plenipotentiary (n.) A person fully empowered to transact any business.
3618 plenitude (n.) Abundance.
3619 plenteous (adj.) Abundant.
3620 plumb (n.) A weight suspended by a line to test the verticality of something.
3621 plummet (n.) A piece of lead for making soundings, adjusting walls to the vertical.
3622 pluperfect (adj.) Expressing past time or action prior to some other past time or action.
3623 plural (adj.) Containing or consisting of more than one.
3624 plurality (n.) A majority.
3625 plutocracy (n.) A wealthy class in a political community who control the government by means of their money.
3626 pneumatic (adj.) Pertaining to or consisting of air or gas.
3627 poesy (n.) Poetry.
3628 poetaster (n.) An inferior poet.
3629 poetic (adj.) Pertaining to poetry.
3630 poetics (n.) The rules and principles of poetry.
3631 poignancy (n.) Severity or acuteness, especially of pain or grief.
3632 poignant (adj.) Severely painful or acute to the spirit.
3633 poise (n.) Equilibrium.
3634 polar (adj.) Pertaining to the poles of a sphere, especially of the earth.
3635 polemics (n.) The art of controversy or disputation.
3636 pollen (n.) The fine dust-like grains or powder formed within the anther of a flowering plant.
3637 pollute (v.) To contaminate.
3638 polyarchy (n.) Government by several or many persons of what- ever class.
3639 polycracy (n.) The rule of many.
3640 polygamy (n.) the fact or condition of having more than one wife or husband at once.
3641 polyglot (adj.) Speaking several tongues.
3642 polygon (n.) A figure having many angles.
3643 polyhedron (n.) A solid bounded by plane faces, especially by more than four.
3644 polysyllable (adj.) Having several syllables, especially more than three syllables.
3645 polytechnic (adj.) Pertaining to, embracing, or practicing many arts.
3646 polytheism (n.) The doctrine or belief that there are more gods than one.
3647 pommel (v.) To beat with something thick or bulky.
3648 pomposity (n.) The quality of being marked by an assumed stateliness and impressiveness of manner.
3649 pompous (adj.) Marked by an assumed stateliness and impressiveness of manner.
3650 ponder (v.) To meditate or reflect upon.
3651 ponderous (adj.) Unusually weighty or forcible.
3652 pontiff (n.) The Pope.
3653 populace (n.) The common people.
3654 populous (adj.) Containing many inhabitants, especially in proportion to the territory.
3655 portend (v.) To indicate as being about to happen, especially by previous signs.
3656 portent (n.) Anything that indicates what is to happen.
3657 portfolio (n.) A portable case for holding writing-materials, drawings, etc.
3658 posit (v.) To present in an orderly manner.
3659 position (n.) The manner in which a thing is placed.
3660 positive (adj.) Free from doubt or hesitation.
3661 posse (n.) A force of men.
3662 possess (v.) To own.
3663 possession (n.) The having, holding, or detention of property in one
3664 possessive (adj.) Pertaining to the having, holding, or detention of property in one
3665 possessor (n.) One who owns, enjoys, or controls anything, as property.
3666 possible (adj.) Being not beyond the reach of power natural, moral, or supernatural.
3667 postdate (v.) To make the date of any writing later than the real date.
3668 posterior (n.) The hinder part.
3669 postgraduate (adj.) Pertaining to studies that are pursued after receiving a degree.
3670 postscript (n.) Something added to a letter after the writer
3671 potency (n.) Power.
3672 potent (adj.) Physically powerful.
3673 potentate (n.) One possessed of great power or sway.
3674 potential (n.) Anything that may be possible.
3675 potion (n.) A dose of liquid medicine.
3676 powerless (adj.) Impotent.
3677 practicable (adj.) Feasible.
3678 prate (v.) To talk about vainly or foolishly.
3679 prattle (v.) To utter in simple or childish talk.
3680 preamble (n.) A statement introductory to and explanatory of what follows.
3681 precarious (adj.) Perilous.
3682 precaution (n.) A provision made in advance for some possible emergency or danger.
3683 precede (v.) To happen first.
3684 precedence (n.) Priority in place, time, or rank.
3685 precedent (n.) An instance that may serve as a guide or basis for a rule.
3686 precedential (adj.) Of the nature of an instance that may serve as a guide or basis for a rule.
3687 precession (n.) The act of going forward.
3688 precipice (n.) A high and very steep or approximately vertical cliff.
3689 precipitant (adj.) Moving onward quickly and heedlessly.
3690 precipitate (v.) To force forward prematurely.
3691 precise (adj.) Exact.
3692 precision (n.) Accuracy of limitation, definition, or adjustment.
3693 preclude (v.) To prevent.
3694 precocious (adj.) Having the mental faculties prematurely developed.
3695 precursor (n.) A forerunner or herald.
3696 predatory (adj.) Prone to pillaging.
3697 predecessor (n.) An incumbent of a given office previous to another.
3698 predicament (n.) A difficult, trying situation or plight.
3699 predicate (v.) To state as belonging to something.
3700 predict (v.) To foretell.
3701 prediction (n.) A prophecy.
3702 predominance (n.) Ascendancy or preponderance.
3703 predominant (adj.) Superior in power, influence, effectiveness, number, or degree.
3704 predominate (v.) To be chief in importance, quantity, or degree.
3705 preeminence (n.) Special eminence.
3706 preempt (v.) To secure the right of preference in the purchase of public land.
3707 preemption (n.) The right or act of purchasing before others.
3708 preengage (v.) To preoccupy.
3709 preestablish (v.) To settle or arrange beforehand.
3710 preexist (v.) To exist at a period or in a state earlier than something else.
3711 preexistence (n.) Existence antecedent to something.
3712 preface (n.) A brief explanation or address to the reader, at the beginning of a book.
3713 prefatory (adj.) Pertaining to a brief explanation to the reader at the beginning of a book.
3714 prefer (v.) To hold in higher estimation.
3715 preferable (adj.) More desirable than others.
3716 preference (n.) An object of favor or choice.
3717 preferential (adj.) Possessing, giving, or constituting preference or priority.
3718 preferment (n.) Preference.
3719 prefix (v.) To attach at the beginning.
3720 prehensible (adj.) Capable of being grasped.
3721 prehensile (adj.) Adapted for grasping or holding.
3722 prehension (n.) The act of laying hold of or grasping.
3723 prejudice (n.) A judgment or opinion formed without due examination of the facts.
3724 prelacy (n.) A system of church government.
3725 prelate (n.) One of a higher order of clergy having direct authority over other clergy.
3726 prelude (n.) An introductory or opening performance.
3727 premature (adj.) Coming too soon.
3728 premier (adj.) First in rank or position.
3729 premise (n.) A judgment as a conclusion.
3730 premonition (n.) Foreboding.
3731 preoccupation (n.) The state of having the mind, attention, or inclination preoccupied.
3732 preoccupy (v.) To fill the mind of a person to the exclusion of other subjects.
3733 preordain (v.) To foreordain.
3734 preparation (n.) An act or proceeding designed to bring about some event.
3735 preparatory (adj.) Having to do with what is preliminary.
3736 preponderant (adj.) Prevalent.
3737 preponderate (v.) To exceed in influence or power.
3738 prepossession (n.) A preconceived liking.
3739 preposterous (adj.) Utterly ridiculous or absurd.
3740 prerogative (adj.) Having superior rank or precedence.
3741 presage (v.) To foretell.
3742 prescience (n.) Knowledge of events before they take place.
3743 prescient (adj.) Foreknowing.
3744 prescript (adj.) Prescribed as a rule or model.
3745 prescriptible (adj.) Derived from authoritative direction.
3746 prescription (n.) An authoritative direction.
3747 presentient (adj.) Perceiving or feeling beforehand.
3748 presentiment (n.) Foreboding.
3749 presentment (n.) Semblance.
3750 preservation (n.) Conservation.
3751 presumption (n.) That which may be logically assumed to be true until disproved.
3752 presumptuous (adj.) Assuming too much.
3753 pretension (n.) A bold or presumptuous assertion.
3754 pretentious (adj.) Marked by pretense, conceit, or display.
3755 preternatural (adj.) Extraordinary.
3756 pretext (n.) A fictitious reason or motive.
3757 prevalence (n.) Frequency.
3758 prevalent (adj.) Of wide extent or frequent occurrence.
3759 prevaricate (v.) To use ambiguous or evasive language for the purpose of deceiving or diverting attention.
3760 prevention (n.) Thwarting.
3761 prickle (v.) To puncture slightly with fine, sharp points.
3762 priggish (adj.) Conceited.
3763 prim (adj.) Stiffly proper.
3764 prima (adj.) First.
3765 primer (n.) An elementary reading-book for children.
3766 primeval (adj.) Belonging to the first ages.
3767 primitive (adj.) Pertaining to the beginning or early times.
3768 principal (adj.) Most important.
3769 principality (n.) The territory of a reigning prince.
3770 principle (n.) A general truth or proposition.
3771 priory (n.) A monastic house.
3772 pristine (adj.) Primitive.
3773 privateer (n.) A vessel owned and officered by private persons, but carrying on maritime war.
3774 privilege (n.) A right or immunity not enjoyed by all, or that may be enjoyed only under special conditions.
3775 privity (n.) Knowledge shared with another or others regarding a private matter.
3776 privy (adj.) Participating with another or others in the knowledge of a secret transaction.
3777 probate (adj.) Relating to making proof, as of a will.
3778 probation (n.) Any proceeding designed to ascertain or test character, qualification, or the like.
3779 probe (v.) To search through and through.
3780 probity (n.) Virtue or integrity tested and confirmed.
3781 procedure (n.) A manner or method of acting.
3782 proceed (v.) To renew motion or action, as after rest or interruption.
3783 proclamation (n.) Any announcement made in a public manner.
3784 procrastinate (v.) To put off till tomorrow or till a future time.
3785 procrastination (n.) Delay.
3786 proctor (n.) An agent acting for another.
3787 prodigal (n.) One wasteful or extravagant, especially in the use of money or property.
3788 prodigious (adj.) Immense.
3789 prodigy (n.) A person or thing of very remarkable gifts or qualities.
3790 productive (adj.) Yielding in abundance.
3791 profession (n.) Any calling or occupation involving special mental or other special disciplines.
3792 professor (n.) A public teacher of the highest grade in a university or college.
3793 proffer (v.) To offer to another for acceptance.
3794 proficiency (n.) An advanced state of acquirement, as in some knowledge, art, or science.
3795 proficient (adj.) Possessing ample and ready knowledge or of skill in any art, science, or industry.
3796 profile (n.) An outline or contour.
3797 profiteer (n.) One who profits.
3798 profligacy (n.) Shameless viciousness.
3799 profligate (adj.) Abandoned to vice.
3800 profuse (adj.) Produced or displayed in overabundance.
3801 progeny (n.) Offspring.
3802 progression (n.) A moving forward or proceeding in course.
3803 prohibition (n.) A decree or an order forbidding something.
3804 prohibitionist (n.) One who favors the prohibition by law of the manufacture and sale of alcoholic beverages.
3805 prohibitory (adj.) Involving or equivalent to prohibition, especially of the sale of alcoholic beverages.
3806 projection (n.) A prominence.
3807 proletarian (n.) A person of the lowest or poorest class.
3808 prolific (adj.) Producing offspring or fruit.
3809 prolix (adj.) Verbose.
3810 prologue (n.) A prefatory statement or explanation to a poem, discourse, or performance.
3811 prolong (v.) To extend in time or duration.
3812 promenade (v.) To walk for amusement or exercise.
3813 prominence (n.) The quality of being noticeable or distinguished.
3814 prominent (adj.) Conspicuous in position, character, or importance.
3815 promiscuous (adj.) Brought together without order, distinction, or design (for sex).
3816 promissory (adj.) Expressing an engagement to pay.
3817 promontory (n.) A high point of land extending outward from the coastline into the sea.
3818 promoter (n.) A furtherer, forwarder, or encourager.
3819 promulgate (v.) To proclaim.
3820 propaganda (n.) Any institution or systematic scheme for propagating a doctrine or system.
3821 propagate (v.) To spread abroad or from person to person.
3822 propel (v.) To drive or urge forward.
3823 propellant (adj.) Propelling.
3824 propeller (n.) One who or that which propels.
3825 prophecy (n.) Any prediction or foretelling.
3826 prophesy (v.) To predict or foretell, especially under divine inspiration and guidance.
3827 propitious (adj.) Kindly disposed.
3828 proportionate (adj.) Being in proportion.
3829 propriety (n.) Accordance with recognized usage, custom, or principles.
3830 propulsion (n.) A driving onward or forward.
3831 prosaic (adj.) Unimaginative.
3832 proscenium (n.) That part of the stage between the curtain and the orchestra.
3833 proscribe (v.) To reject, as a teaching or a practice, with condemnation or denunciation.
3834 proscription (n.) Any act of condemnation and rejection from favor and privilege.
3835 proselyte (n.) One who has been won over from one religious belief to another.
3836 prosody (n.) The science of poetical forms.
3837 prospector (n.) One who makes exploration, search, or examination, especially for minerals.
3838 prospectus (n.) A paper or pamphlet containing information of a proposed undertaking.
3839 prostrate (adj.) Lying prone, or with the head to the ground.
3840 protagonist (n.) A leader in any enterprise or contest.
3841 protection (n.) Preservation from harm, danger, annoyance, or any other evil.
3842 protective (adj.) Sheltering.
3843 protector (n.) A defender.
3844 protege (n.) One specially cared for and favored by another usually older person.
3845 Protestant (n.) A Christian who denies the authority of the Pope and holds the right of special judgment.
3846 protocol (n.) A declaration or memorandum of agreement less solemn and formal than a treaty.
3847 protomartyr (n.) The earliest victim in any cause.
3848 protoplasm (n.) The substance that forms the principal portion of an animal or vegetable cell.
3849 prototype (n.) A work, original in character, afterward imitated in form or spirit.
3850 protract (v.) To prolong.
3851 protrude (v.) To push out or thrust forth.
3852 protrusion (n.) The act of protruding.
3853 protuberance (n.) Something that swells out from a surrounding surface.
3854 protuberant (adj.) Bulging.
3855 protuberate (v.) To swell or bulge beyond the surrounding surface.
3856 proverb (n.) A brief, pithy saying, condensing in witty or striking form the wisdom of experience.
3857 provident (adj.) Anticipating and making ready for future wants or emergencies.
3858 providential (adj.) Effected by divine guidance.
3859 provincial (adj.) Uncultured in thought and manner.
3860 proviso (n.) A clause in a contract, will, etc., by which its operation is rendered conditional.
3861 provocation (n.) An action or mode of conduct that excites resentment.
3862 prowess (n.) Strength, skill, and intrepidity in battle.
3863 proximately (adv.) Immediately.
3864 proxy (n.) A person who is empowered by another to represent him or her in a given matter.
3865 prudence (n.) Caution.
3866 prudential (adj.) Proceeding or marked by caution.
3867 prudery (n.) An undue display of modesty or delicacy.
3868 prurient (adj.) Inclined to lascivious thoughts and desires.
3869 pseudapostle (n.) A pretended or false apostle.
3870 pseudonym (n.) A fictitious name, especially when assumed by a writer.
3871 pseudonymity (n.) The state or character of using a fictitious name.
3872 psychiatry (n.) The branch of medicine that relates to mental disease.
3873 psychic (adj.) Pertaining to the mind or soul.
3874 psychopathic (adj.) Morally irresponsible.
3875 psychotherapy (n.) The treatment of mental disease.
3876 pudgy (adj.) Small and fat.
3877 puerile (adj.) Childish.
3878 pugnacious (adj.) Quarrelsome.
3879 puissant (adj.) Possessing strength.
3880 pulmonary (adj.) Pertaining to the lungs.
3881 punctilious (adj.) Strictly observant of the rules or forms prescribed by law or custom.
3882 punctual (adj.) Observant and exact in points of time.
3883 pungency (n.) The quality of affecting the sense of smell.
3884 pungent (adj.) Affecting the sense of smell.
3885 punitive (adj.) Pertaining to punishment.
3886 pupilage (n.) The state or period of being a student.
3887 purgatory (n.) An intermediate state where souls are made fit for paradise or heaven by expiatory suffering.
3888 purl (v.) To cause to whirl, as in an eddy.
3889 purloin (v.) To steal.
3890 purport (n.) Intent.
3891 purveyor (n.) one who supplies
3892 pusillanimous (adj.) Without spirit or bravery.
3893 putrescent (adj.) Undergoing decomposition of animal or vegetable matter accompanied by fetid odors.
3894 pyre (n.) A heap of combustibles arranged for burning a dead body.
3895 pyromania (n.) An insane propensity to set things on fire.
3896 pyrotechnic (adj.) Pertaining to fireworks or their manufacture.
3897 pyx (n.) A vessel or casket, usually of precious metal, in which the host is preserved.
3898 quackery (n.) Charlatanry
3899 quadrate (v.) To divide into quarters.
3900 quadruple (v.) To multiply by four.
3901 qualification (n.) A requisite for an employment, position, right, or privilege.
3902 qualify (v.) To endow or furnish with requisite ability, character, knowledge, skill, or possessions.
3903 qualm (n.) A fit of nausea.
3904 quandary (n.) A puzzling predicament.
3905 quantity (n.) Magnitude.
3906 quarantine (n.) The enforced isolation of any person or place infected with contagious disease.
3907 quarrelsome (adj.) Irascible.
3908 quarter (n.) One of four equal parts into which anything is or may be divided.
3909 quarterly (adj.) Occurring or made at intervals of three months.
3910 quartet (n.) A composition for four voices or four instruments.
3911 quarto (n.) An eight-page newspaper of any size.
3912 quay (n.) A wharf or artificial landing-place on the shore of a harbor or projecting into it.
3913 querulous (adj.) Habitually complaining.
3914 query (v.) To make inquiry.
3915 queue (n.) A file of persons waiting in order of their arrival, as for admittance.
3916 quibble (n.) An utterly trivial distinction or objection.
3917 quiescence (n.) Quiet.
3918 quiescent (adj.) Being in a state of repose or inaction.
3919 quiet (adj.) Making no noise.
3920 quietus (n.) A silencing, suppressing, or ending.
3921 quintessence (n.) The most essential part of anything.
3922 quintet (n.) Musical composition arranged for five voices or instruments.
3923 quite (adv.) Fully.
3924 Quixotic (adj.) Chivalrous or romantic to a ridiculous or extravagant degree.
3925 rabid (adj.) Affected with rabies or hydrophobia.
3926 racy (adj.) Exciting or exhilarating to the mind.
3927 radiance (n.) Brilliant or sparkling luster.
3928 radiate (v.) To extend in all directions, as from a source or focus.
3929 radical (n.) One who holds extreme views or advocates extreme measures.
3930 radix (n.) That from or on which something is developed.
3931 raillery (n.) Good-humored satire.
3932 ramify (v.) To divide or subdivide into branches or subdivisions.
3933 ramose (adj.) Branch-like.
3934 rampant (adj.) Growing, climbing, or running without check or restraint.
3935 rampart (n.) A bulwark or construction to oppose assault or hostile entry.
3936 rancor (n.) Malice.
3937 rankle (v.) To produce irritation or festering.
3938 rapacious (adj.) Disposed to seize by violence or by unlawful or greedy methods.
3939 rapid (adj.) Having great speed.
3940 rapine (n.) The act of seizing and carrying off property by superior force, as in war.
3941 rapt (adj.) Enraptured.
3942 raptorial (adj.) Seizing and devouring living prey.
3943 ration (v.) To provide with a fixed allowance or portion, especially of food.
3944 rationalism (n.) The formation of opinions by relying upon reason alone, independently of authority.
3945 raucous (adj.) Harsh.
3946 ravage (v.) To lay waste by pillage, rapine, devouring, or other destructive methods.
3947 ravenous (adj.) Furiously voracious or hungry.
3948 ravine (n.) A deep gorge or hollow, especially one worn by a stream or flow of water.
3949 reaction (n.) Tendency towards a former, or opposite state of things, as after reform, revolution, or inflation.
3950 reactionary (adj.) Pertaining to, of the nature of, causing, or favoring reaction.
3951 readily (adv.) Without objection or reluctance.
3952 readjust (v.) To put in order after disarrangement.
3953 ready (adj.) In a state of preparedness for any given purpose or occasion.
3954 realism (n.) The principle and practice of depicting persons and scenes as they are believed really to exist.
3955 rearrange (v.) To arrange again or in a different order.
3956 reassure (v.) To give new confidence.
3957 rebellious (adj.) Insubordinate.
3958 rebuff (n.) A peremptory or unexpected rejection of advances or approaches.
3959 rebuild (v.) To build again or anew.
3960 rebut (v.) To oppose by argument or a sufficient answer.
3961 recant (v.) To withdraw formally one
3962 recapitulate (v.) To repeat again the principal points of.
3963 recapture (v.) To capture again.
3964 recede (v.) To move back or away.
3965 receivable (adj.) Capable of being or fit to be received - often money.
3966 receptive (adj.) Having the capacity, quality, or ability of receiving, as truths or impressions.
3967 recessive (adj.) Having a tendency to go back.
3968 recidivist (n.) A confirmed criminal.
3969 reciprocal (adj.) Mutually interchangeable or convertible.
3970 reciprocate (v.) To give and take mutually.
3971 reciprocity (n.) Equal mutual rights and benefits granted and enjoyed.
3972 recitation (n.) The act of reciting or repeating, especially in public and from memory.
3973 reck (v.) To have a care or thought for.
3974 reckless (adj.) Foolishly headless of danger.
3975 reclaim (v.) To demand or to obtain the return or restoration of.
3976 recline (v.) To cause to assume a leaning or recumbent attitude or position.
3977 recluse (n.) One who lives in retirement or seclusion.
3978 reclusory (n.) A hermitage.
3979 recognizance (n.) An acknowledgment entered into before a court with condition to do some particular act.
3980 recognize (v.) To recall the identity of (a person or thing).
3981 recoil (v.) To start back as in dismay, loathing, or dread.
3982 recollect (v.) To recall the knowledge of.
3983 reconcilable (adj.) Capable of being adjusted or harmonized.
3984 reconnoiter (v.) To make a preliminary examination of for military, surveying, or geological purposes.
3985 reconsider (v.) To review with care, especially with a view to a reversal of previous action.
3986 reconstruct (v.) To rebuild.
3987 recourse (n.) Resort to or application for help in exigency or trouble.
3988 recover (v.) To regain.
3989 recreant (n.) A cowardly or faithless person.
3990 recreate (v.) To refresh after labor.
3991 recrudescence (n.) The state of becoming raw or sore again.
3992 recrudescent (adj.) Becoming raw or sore again.
3993 recruit (v.) To enlist men for military or naval service.
3994 rectify (v.) To correct.
3995 rectitude (n.) The quality of being upright in principles and conduct.
3996 recuperate (v.) To recover.
3997 recur (v.) To happen again or repeatedly, especially at regular intervals.
3998 recure (v.) To cure again.
3999 recurrent (adj.) Returning from time to time, especially at regular or stated intervals.
4000 redemption (n.) The recovery of what is mortgaged or pledged, by paying the debt.
4001 redolence (n.) Smelling sweet and agreeable.
4002 redolent (adj.) Smelling sweet and agreeable.
4003 redoubtable (adj.) Formidable.
4004 redound (n.) Rebound.
4005 redress (v.) To set right, as a wrong by compensation or the punishment of the wrong-doer.
4006 reducible (adj.) That may be reduced.
4007 redundance (n.) Excess.
4008 redundant (adj.) Constituting an excess.
4009 reestablish (v.) To restore.
4010 refer (v.) To direct or send for information or other purpose.
4011 referable (adj.) Ascribable.
4012 referee (n.) An umpire.
4013 referrer (n.) One who refers.
4014 refinery (n.) A place where some crude material, as sugar or petroleum, is purified.
4015 reflectible (adj.) Capable of being turned back.
4016 reflection (n.) The throwing off or back of light, heat, sound, or any form of energy that travels in waves.
4017 reflector (n.) A mirror, as of metal, for reflecting light, heat, or sound in a particular direction.
4018 reflexible (adj.) Capable of being reflected.
4019 reform (n.) Change for the better.
4020 reformer (n.) One who carries out a reform.
4021 refract (v.) To bend or turn from a direct course.
4022 refractory (adj.) Not amenable to control.
4023 refragable (adj.) Capable of being refuted.
4024 refringency (n.) Power to refract.
4025 refringent (adj.) Having the power to refract.
4026 refusal (n.) Denial of what is asked.
4027 refute (v.) To prove to be wrong.
4028 regale (v.) To give unusual pleasure.
4029 regalia (n.) pl. The emblems of royalty.
4030 regality (n.) Royalty.
4031 regenerate (v.) To reproduce.
4032 regent (n.) One who is lawfully deputized to administer the government for the time being in the name of the ruler.
4033 regicide (n.) The killing of a king or sovereign.
4034 regime (n.) Particular conduct or administration of affairs.
4035 regimen (n.) A systematized order or course of living with reference to food, clothing and personal habits.
4036 regiment (n.) A body of soldiers.
4037 regnant (adj.) Exercising royal authority in one
4038 regress (v.) To return to a former place or condition.
4039 regretful (adj.) Feeling, expressive of, or full of regret.
4040 rehabilitate (v.) To restore to a former status, capacity, right rank, or privilege.
4041 reign (v.) To hold and exercise sovereign power.
4042 reimburse (v.) To pay back as an equivalent of what has been expended.
4043 rein (n.) A step attached to the bit for controlling a horse or other draft-animal.
4044 reinstate (v.) To restore to a former state, station, or authority.
4045 reiterate (v.) To say or do again and again.
4046 rejoin (v.) To reunite after separation.
4047 rejuvenate (v.) To restore to youth.
4048 rejuvenescence (n.) A renewal of youth.
4049 relapse (v.) To suffer a return of a disease after partial recovery.
4050 relegate (v.) To send off or consign, as to an obscure position or remote destination.
4051 relent (v.) To yield.
4052 relevant (adj.) Bearing upon the matter in hand.
4053 reliance (n.) Dependence.
4054 reliant (adj.) Having confidence.
4055 relinquish (v.) To give up using or having.
4056 reliquary (n.) A casket, coffer, or repository in which relics are kept.
4057 relish (v.) To like the taste or savor of.
4058 reluctance (n.) Unwillingness.
4059 reluctant (adj.) Unwilling.
4060 remembrance (n.) Recollection.
4061 reminiscence (n.) The calling to mind of incidents within the range of personal knowledge or experience.
4062 reminiscent (adj.) Pertaining to the recollection of matters of personal interest.
4063 remiss (adj.) Negligent.
4064 remission (n.) Temporary diminution of a disease.
4065 remodel (v.) Reconstruct.
4066 remonstrance (n.) Reproof.
4067 remonstrant (adj.) Having the character of a reproof.
4068 remonstrate (v.) To present a verbal or written protest to those who have power to right or prevent a wrong.
4069 remunerate (v.) To pay or pay for.
4070 remuneration (n.) Compensation.
4071 Renaissance (n.) The revival of letters, and then of art, which marks the transition from medieval to modern time.
4072 rendezvous (n.) A prearranged place of meeting.
4073 rendition (n.) Interpretation.
4074 renovate (v.) To restore after deterioration, as a building.
4075 renunciation (n.) An explicit disclaimer of a right or privilege.
4076 reorganize (v.) To change to a more satisfactory form of organization.
4077 reparable (adj.) Capable of repair.
4078 reparation (n.) The act of making amends, as for an injury, loss, or wrong.
4079 repartee (n.) A ready, witty, or apt reply.
4080 repeal (v.) To render of no further effect.
4081 repel (v.) To force or keep back in a manner, physically or mentally.
4082 repellent (adj.) Having power to force back in a manner, physically or mentally.
4083 repentance (n.) Sorrow for something done or left undone, with desire to make things right by undoing the wrong.
4084 repertory (n.) A place where things are stored or gathered together.
4085 repetition (n.) The act of repeating.
4086 repine (v.) To indulge in fretfulness and faultfinding.
4087 replenish (v.) To fill again, as something that has been emptied.
4088 replete (adj.) Full to the uttermost.
4089 replica (n.) A duplicate executed by the artist himself, and regarded, equally with the first, as an original.
4090 repository (n.) A place in which goods are stored.
4091 reprehend (v.) To find fault with.
4092 reprehensible (adj.) Censurable.
4093 reprehension (n.) Expression of blame.
4094 repress (v.) To keep under restraint or control.
4095 repressible (adj.) Able to be kept under restraint or control.
4096 reprieve (v.) To grant a respite from punishment to.
4097 reprimand (v.) To chide or rebuke for a fault.
4098 reprisal (n.) Any infliction or act by way of retaliation on an enemy.
4099 reprobate (n.) One abandoned to depravity and sin.
4100 reproduce (v.) To make a copy of.
4101 reproduction (n.) The process by which an animal or plant gives rise to another of its kind.
4102 reproof (n.) An expression of disapproval or blame personally addressed to one censured.
4103 repudiate (v.) To refuse to have anything to do with.
4104 repugnance (n.) Thorough dislike.
4105 repugnant (adj.) Offensive to taste and feeling.
4106 repulse (n.) The act of beating or driving back, as an attacking or advancing enemy.
4107 repulsive (adj.) Grossly offensive.
4108 repute (v.) To hold in general opinion.
4109 requiem (n.) A solemn mass sung for the repose of the souls of the dead.
4110 requisite (adj.) Necessary.
4111 requital (n.) Adequate return for good or ill.
4112 requite (v.) To repay either good or evil to, as to a person.
4113 rescind (v.) To make void, as an act, by the enacting authority or a superior authority.
4114 reseat (v.) To place in position of office again.
4115 resemblance (n.) Similarity in quality or form.
4116 resent (v.) To be indignant at, as an injury or insult.
4117 reservoir (n.) A receptacle where a quantity of some material, especially of a liquid or gas, may be kept.
4118 residue (n.) A remainder or surplus after a part has been separated or otherwise treated.
4119 resilience (n.) The power of springing back to a former position
4120 resilient (adj.) Having the quality of springing back to a former position.
4121 resistance (n.) The exertion of opposite effort or effect.
4122 resistant (adj.) Offering or tending to produce resistance.
4123 resistive (adj.) Having or exercising the power of resistance.
4124 resistless (adj.) Powerless.
4125 resonance (n.) The quality of being able to reinforce sound by sympathetic vibrations. (adj.) Able to reinforce sound by sympathetic vibrations.
4126 resonate (v.) To have or produce resonance.
4127 resource (n.) That which is restored to, relied upon, or made available for aid or support.
4128 respite (n.) Interval of rest.
4129 resplendent (adj.) Very bright.
4130 respondent (adj.) Answering.
4131 restitution (n.) Restoration of anything to the one to whom it properly belongs.
4132 resumption (n.) The act of taking back, or taking again.
4133 resurgent (adj.) Surging back or again.
4134 resurrection (n.) A return from death to life
4135 resuscitate (v.) To restore from apparent death.
4136 retaliate (v.) To repay evil with a similar evil.
4137 retch (v.) To make an effort to vomit.
4138 retention (n.) The keeping of a thing within one
4139 reticence (n.) The quality of habitually keeping silent or being reserved in utterance.
4140 reticent (adj.) Habitually keeping silent or being reserved in utterance.
4141 retinue (n.) The body of persons who attend a person of importance in travel or public appearance.
4142 retort (n.) A retaliatory speech.
4143 retouch (v.) To modify the details of.
4144 retrace (v.) To follow backward or toward the place of beginning, as a track or marking.
4145 retract (v.) To recall or take back (something that one has said).
4146 retrench (v.) To cut down or reduce in extent or quantity.
4147 retrieve (v.) To recover something by searching.
4148 retroactive (adj.) Operative on, affecting, or having reference to past events, transactions, responsibilities.
4149 retrograde (v.) To cause to deteriorate or to move backward.
4150 retrogression (n.) A going or moving backward or in a reverse direction.
4151 retrospect (n.) A view or contemplation of something past.
4152 retrospective (adj.) Looking back on the past.
4153 reunite (v.) To unite or join again, as after separation.
4154 revelation (n.) A disclosing, discovering, or making known of what was before secret, private, or unknown.
4155 revere (v.) To regard with worshipful veneration.
4156 reverent (adj.) Humble.
4157 reversion (n.) A return to or toward some former state or condition.
4158 revert (v.) To return, or turn or look back, as toward a former position or the like.
4159 revile (v.) To heap approach or abuse upon.
4160 revisal (n.) Revision.
4161 revise (v.) To examine for the correction of errors, or for the purpose of making changes.
4162 revocation (n.) Repeal.
4163 revoke (v.) To rescind.
4164 rhapsody (n.) Rapt or rapturous utterance.
4165 rhetoric (n.) The art of discourse.
4166 rhetorician (n.) A showy writer or speaker.
4167 ribald (adj.) Indulging in or manifesting coarse indecency or obscenity.
4168 riddance (n.) The act or ridding or delivering from something undesirable.
4169 ridicule (n.) Looks or acts expressing amused contempt.
4170 ridiculous (adj.) Laughable and contemptible.
4171 rife (adj.) Abundant.
4172 righteousness (n.) Rectitude.
4173 rightful (adj.) Conformed to a just claim according to established laws or usage.
4174 rigmarole (n.) Nonsense.
4175 rigor (n.) Inflexibility.
4176 rigorous (adj.) Uncompromising.
4177 ripplet (n.) A small ripple, as of water.
4178 risible (adj.) capable of exciting laughter.
4179 rivulet (n.) A small stream or brook.
4180 robust (adj.) Characterized by great strength or power of endurance.
4181 rondo (n.) A musical composition during which the first part or subject is repeated several times.
4182 rookery (n.) A place where crows congregate to breed.
4183 rotary (adj.) Turning around its axis, like a wheel, or so constructed as to turn thus.
4184 rotate (v.) To cause to turn on or as on its axis, as a wheel.
4185 rote (n.) Repetition of words or sounds as a means of learning them, with slight attention.
4186 rotund (adj.) Round from fullness or plumpness.
4187 rudimentary (adj.) Being in an initial, early, or incomplete stage of development.
4188 rue (v.) To regret extremely.
4189 ruffian (adj.) A lawless or recklessly brutal fellow.
4190 ruminant (adj.) Chewing the cud.
4191 ruminate (v.) To chew over again, as food previously swallowed and regurgitated.
4192 rupture (v.) To separate the parts of by violence.
4193 rustic (adj.) Characteristic of dwelling in the country.
4194 ruth (n.) Sorrow for another
4195 sacrifice (v.) To make an offering of to deity, especially by presenting on an altar.
4196 sacrificial (adj.) Offering or offered as an atonement for sin.
4197 sacrilege (n.) The act of violating or profaning anything sacred.
4198 sacrilegious (adj.) Impious.
4199 safeguard (v.) To protect.
4200 sagacious (adj.) Able to discern and distinguish with wise perception.
4201 salacious (adj.) Having strong sexual desires.
4202 salience (n.) The condition of standing out distinctly.
4203 salient (adj.) Standing out prominently.
4204 saline (adj.) Constituting or consisting of salt.
4205 salutary (adj.) Beneficial.
4206 salutation (n.) Any form of greeting, hailing, or welcome, whether by word or act.
4207 salutatory (n.) The opening oration at the commencement in American colleges.
4208 salvage (n.) Any act of saving property.
4209 salvo (n.) A salute given by firing all the guns, as at the funeral of an officer.
4210 sanctimonious (adj.) Making an ostentatious display or hypocritical pretense of holiness or piety.
4211 sanction (v.) To approve authoritatively.
4212 sanctity (n.) Holiness.
4213 sanguinary (adj.) Bloody.
4214 sanguine (adj.) Having the color of blood.
4215 sanguineous (adj.) Consisting of blood.
4216 sapid (adj.) Affecting the sense of taste.
4217 sapience (n.) Deep wisdom or knowledge.
4218 sapient (adj.) Possessing wisdom.
4219 sapiential (adj.) Possessing wisdom.
4220 saponaceous (adj.) Having the nature or quality of soap.
4221 sarcasm (n.) Cutting and reproachful language.
4222 sarcophagus (n.) A stone coffin or a chest-like tomb.
4223 sardonic (adj.) Scornfully or bitterly sarcastic.
4224 satiate (v.) To satisfy fully the appetite or desire of.
4225 satire (n.) The employment of sarcasm, irony, or keenness of wit in ridiculing vices.
4226 satiric (adj.) Resembling poetry, in which vice, incapacity ,or corruption is held up to ridicule.
4227 satirize (v.) To treat with sarcasm or derisive wit.
4228 satyr (n.) A very lascivious person.
4229 savage (n.) A wild and uncivilized human being.
4230 savor (v.) To perceive by taste or smell.
4231 scabbard (n.) The sheath of a sword or similar bladed weapon.
4232 scarcity (n.) Insufficiency of supply for needs or ordinary demands.
4233 scholarly (adj.) Characteristic of an erudite person.
4234 scholastic (adj.) Pertaining to education or schools.
4235 scintilla (n.) The faintest ray.
4236 scintillate (v.) To emit or send forth sparks or little flashes of light.
4237 scope (n.) A range of action or view.
4238 scoundrel (n.) A man without principle.
4239 scribble (n.) Hasty, careless writing.
4240 scribe (n.) One who writes or is skilled in writing.
4241 script (n.) Writing or handwriting of the ordinary cursive form.
4242 Scriptural (adj.) Pertaining to, contained in, or warranted by the Holy Scriptures.
4243 scruple (n.) Doubt or uncertainty regarding a question of moral right or duty.
4244 scrupulous (adj.) Cautious in action for fear of doing wrong.
4245 scurrilous (adj.) Grossly indecent or vulgar.
4246 scuttle (v.) To sink (a ship) by making holes in the bottom.
4247 scythe (n.) A long curved blade for mowing, reaping, etc.
4248 seance (n.) A meeting of spirituals for consulting spirits.
4249 sear (v.) To burn on the surface.
4250 sebaceous (adj.) Pertaining to or appearing like fat.
4251 secant (adj.) Cutting, especially into two parts.
4252 secede (v.) To withdraw from union or association, especially from a political or religious body.
4253 secession (n.) Voluntary withdrawal from fellowship, especially from political or religious bodies.
4254 seclude (v.) To place, keep, or withdraw from the companionship of others.
4255 seclusion (n.) Solitude.
4256 second-rate (adj.) Second in quality, size, rank, importance, etc.
4257 secondary (adj.) Less important or effective than that which is primary.
4258 secondly (adv.) In the second place in order or succession.
4259 secrecy (n.) Concealment.
4260 secretary (n.) One who attends to correspondence, keeps records. or does other writing for others.
4261 secretive (adj.) Having a tendency to conceal.
4262 sedate (adj.) Even-tempered.
4263 sedentary (adj.) Involving or requiring much sitting.
4264 sediment (n.) Matter that settles to the bottom of a liquid.
4265 sedition (n.) Conduct directed against public order and the tranquillity of the state.
4266 seditious (adj.) Promotive of conduct directed against public order and the tranquillity of the state.
4267 seduce (v.) To entice to surrender chastity.
4268 sedulous (adj.) Persevering in effort or endeavor.
4269 seer (n.) A prophet.
4270 seethe (v.) To be violently excited or agitated.
4271 seignior (n.) A title of honor or respectful address, equivalent to sir.
4272 seismograph (n.) An instrument for recording the phenomena of earthquakes.
4273 seize (v.) To catch or take hold of suddenly and forcibly.
4274 selective (adj.) Having the power of choice.
4275 self-respect (n.) Rational self-esteem.
4276 semblance (n.) Outward appearance.
4277 semiannual (adj.) Recurring at intervals of six months.
4278 semicircle (n.) A half-circle.
4279 semicivilized (adj.) Half-civilized.
4280 semiconscious (adj.) Partially conscious.
4281 seminar (n.) Any assemblage of pupils for real research in some specific study under a teacher.
4282 seminary (n.) A special school, as of theology or pedagogics.
4283 senile (adj.) Peculiar to or proceeding from the weakness or infirmity of old age.
4284 sensation (n.) A condition of mind resulting from spiritual or inherent feeling.
4285 sense (n.) The signification conveyed by some word, phrase, or action.
4286 sensibility (n.) Power to perceive or feel.
4287 sensitive (adj.) Easily affected by outside operations or influences.
4288 sensorium (n.) The sensory apparatus.
4289 sensual (adj.) Pertaining to the body or the physical senses.
4290 sensuous (adj.) Having a warm appreciation of the beautiful or of the refinements of luxury.
4291 sentence (n.) A related group of words containing a subject and a predicate and expressing a complete thought.
4292 sentience (n.) Capacity for sensation or sense-perception.
4293 sentient (adj.) Possessing the power of sense or sense-perception.
4294 sentinel (n.) Any guard or watch stationed for protection.
4295 separable (adj.) Capable of being disjoined or divided.
4296 separate (v.) To take apart.
4297 separatist (n.) A seceder.
4298 septennial (adj.) Recurring every seven years.
4299 sepulcher (n.) A burial-place.
4300 sequacious (adj.) Ready to be led.
4301 sequel (n.) That which follows in consequence of what has previously happened.
4302 sequence (n.) The order in which a number or persons, things, or events follow one another in space or time.
4303 sequent (adj.) Following in the order of time.
4304 sequester (v.) To cause to withdraw or retire, as from society or public life.
4305 sequestrate (v.) To confiscate.
4306 sergeant (n.) A non-commissioned military officer ranking next above a corporal.
4307 sergeant-at-arms (n.) An executive officer in legislative bodies who enforces the orders of the presiding officer.
4308 sergeant-major (n.) The highest non-commissioned officer in a regiment.
4309 service (n.) Any work done for the benefit of another.
4310 serviceable (adj.) Durable.
4311 servitude (n.) Slavery.
4312 severance (n.) Separation.
4313 severely (adv.) Extremely.
4314 sextet (n.) A band of six singers or players.
4315 sextuple (adj.) Multiplied by six.
4316 sheer (adj.) Absolute.
4317 shiftless (adj.) Wanting in resource, energy, or executive ability.
4318 shrewd (adj.) Characterized by skill at understanding and profiting by circumstances.
4319 shriek (n.) A sharp, shrill outcry or scream, caused by agony or terror.
4320 shrinkage (n.) A contraction of any material into less bulk or dimension.
4321 shrivel (v.) To draw or be drawn into wrinkles.
4322 shuffle (n.) A mixing or changing the order of things.
4323 sibilance (n.) A hissing sound.
4324 sibilant (adj.) Made with a hissing sound.
4325 sibilate (v.) To give a hissing sound to, as in pronouncing the letter s.
4326 sidelong (adj.) Inclining or tending to one side.
4327 sidereal (adj.) Pertaining to stars or constellations.
4328 siege (n.) A beleaguerment.
4329 significance (n.) Importance.
4330 significant (adj.) Important, especially as pointing something out.
4331 signification (n.) The meaning conveyed by language, actions, or signs.
4332 similar (adj.) Bearing resemblance to one another or to something else.
4333 simile (n.) A comparison which directs the mind to the representative object itself.
4334 similitude (n.) Similarity.
4335 simplify (v.) To make less complex or difficult.
4336 simulate (v.) Imitate.
4337 simultaneous (adj.) Occurring, done, or existing at the same time.
4338 sinecure (n.) Any position having emoluments with few or no duties.
4339 singe (v.) To burn slightly or superficially.
4340 sinister (adj.) Evil.
4341 sinuosity (n.) The quality of curving in and out.
4342 sinuous (adj.) Curving in and out.
4343 sinus (n.) An opening or cavity.
4344 siren (n.) A sea-nymph, described by Homer as dwelling between the island of Circe and Scylla.
4345 sirocco (n.) hot winds from Africa.
4346 sisterhood (n.) A body of sisters united by some bond of sympathy or by a religious vow.
4347 skeptic (n.) One who doubts any statements.
4348 skepticism (n.) The entertainment of doubt concerning something.
4349 skiff (n.) Usually, a small light boat propelled by oars.
4350 skirmish (n.) Desultory fighting between advanced detachments of two armies.
4351 sleight (n.) A trick or feat so deftly done that the manner of performance escapes observation.
4352 slight (adj.) Of a small importance or significance.
4353 slothful (adj.) Lazy.
4354 sluggard (n.) A person habitually lazy or idle.
4355 sociable (adj.) Inclined to seek company.
4356 socialism (n.) A theory of civil polity that aims to secure the reconstruction of society.
4357 socialist (adj.) One who advocates reconstruction of society by collective ownership of land and capital.
4358 sociology (n.) The philosophical study of society.
4359 Sol (n.) The sun.
4360 solace (n.) Comfort in grief, trouble, or calamity.
4361 solar (adj.) Pertaining to the sun.
4362 solder (n.) A fusible alloy used for joining metallic surfaces or margins.
4363 soldier (n.) A person engaged in military service.
4364 solecism (n.) Any violation of established rules or customs.
4365 solicitor (n.) One who represents a client in court of justice; an attorney.
4366 solicitude (n.) Uneasiness of mind occasioned by desire, anxiety, or fear.
4367 soliloquy (n.) A monologue.
4368 solstice (n.) The time of year when the sun is at its greatest declination.
4369 soluble (adj.) Capable of being dissolved, as in a fluid.
4370 solvent (adj.) Having sufficient funds to pay all debts.
4371 somber (adj.) Gloomy.
4372 somniferous (adj.) Tending to produce sleep.
4373 somnolence (n.) Oppressive drowsiness.
4374 somnolent (adj.) Sleepy.
4375 sonata (n.) An instrumental composition.
4376 sonnet (n.) A poem of fourteen decasyllabic or octosyllabiclines expressing two successive phrases.
4377 sonorous (adj.) Resonant.
4378 soothsayer (n.) One who claims to have supernatural insight or foresight.
4379 sophism (n.) A false argument understood to be such by the reasoner himself and intentionally used to deceive
4380 sophistical (adj.) Fallacious.
4381 sophisticate (v.) To deprive of simplicity of mind or manner.
4382 sophistry (n.) Reasoning sound in appearance only, especially when designedly deceptive.
4383 soprano (n.) A woman
4384 sorcery (n.) Witchcraft.
4385 sordid (adj.) Of degraded character or nature.
4386 souvenir (n.) A token of remembrance.
4387 sparse (adj.) Thinly diffused.
4388 Spartan (adj.) Exceptionally brave; rigorously severe.
4389 spasmodic (adj.) Convulsive.
4390 specialize (v.) To assume an individual or specific character, or adopt a singular or special course.
4391 specialty (n.) An employment limited to one particular line of work.
4392 specie (n.) A coin or coins of gold, silver, copper, or other metal.
4393 species (n.) A classificatory group of animals or plants subordinate to a genus.
4394 specimen (n.) One of a class of persons or things regarded as representative of the class.
4395 specious (adj.) Plausible.
4396 spectator (n.) One who beholds or looks on.
4397 specter (n.) Apparition.
4398 spectrum (n.) An image formed by rays of light or other radiant energy.
4399 speculate (v.) To pursue inquiries and form conjectures.
4400 speculator (n.) One who makes an investment that involves a risk of loss, but also a chance of profit.
4401 sphericity (n.) The state or condition of being a sphere.
4402 spheroid (n.) A body having nearly the form of a sphere.
4403 spherometer (n.) An instrument for measuring curvature or radii of spherical surfaces.
4404 spinous (adj.) Having spines.
4405 spinster (n.) A woman who has never been married.
4406 spontaneous (adj.) Arising from inherent qualities or tendencies without external efficient cause.
4407 sprightly (adj.) Vivacious.
4408 spurious (adj.) Not genuine.
4409 squabble (v.) To quarrel.
4410 squalid (adj.) Having a dirty, mean, poverty-stricken appearance.
4411 squatter (n.) One who settles on land without permission or right.
4412 stagnant (adj.) Not flowing: said of water, as in a pool.
4413 stagnate (v.) To become dull or inert.
4414 stagnation (n.) The condition of not flowing or not changing.
4415 stagy (adj.) Having a theatrical manner.
4416 staid (adj.) Of a steady and sober character.
4417 stallion (n.) An uncastrated male horse, commonly one kept for breeding.
4418 stanchion (n.) A vertical bar, or a pair of bars, used to confine cattle in a stall.
4419 stanza (n.) A group of rimed lines, usually forming one of a series of similar divisions in a poem.
4420 statecraft (n.) The art of conducting state affairs.
4421 static (adj.) Pertaining to or designating bodies at rest or forces in equilibrium.
4422 statics (n.) The branch of mechanics that treats of the relations that subsist among forces in order.
4423 stationary (adj.) Not moving.
4424 statistician (n.) One who is skilled in collecting and tabulating numerical facts.
4425 statuesque (adj.) Having the grace, pose, or quietude of a statue.
4426 statuette (n.) A figurine.
4427 stature (n.) The natural height of an animal body.
4428 statute (n.) Any authoritatively declared rule, ordinance, decree, or law.
4429 stealth (n.) A concealed manner of acting.
4430 stellar (adj.) Pertaining to the stars.
4431 steppe (n.) One of the extensive plains in Russia and Siberia.
4432 sterling (adj.) Genuine.
4433 stifle (v.) To smother.
4434 stigma (n.) A mark of infamy or token of disgrace attaching to a person as the result of evil-doing.
4435 stiletto (n.) A small dagger.
4436 stimulant (n.) Anything that rouses to activity or to quickened action.
4437 stimulate (v.) To rouse to activity or to quickened action.
4438 stimulus (n.) Incentive.
4439 stingy (adj.) Cheap, unwilling to spend money.
4440 stipend (n.) A definite amount paid at stated periods in compensation for services or as an allowance.
4441 Stoicism (n.) The principles or the practice of the Stoics-being very even tempered in success and failure.
4442 stolid (adj.) Expressing no power of feeling or perceiving.
4443 strait (n.) A narrow passage of water connecting two larger bodies of water.
4444 stratagem (n.) Any clever trick or device for obtaining an advantage.
4445 stratum (n.) A natural or artificial layer, bed, or thickness of any substance or material.
4446 streamlet (n.) Rivulet.
4447 stringency (n.) Strictness.
4448 stringent (adj.) Rigid.
4449 stripling (n.) A mere youth.
4450 studious (adj.) Having or showing devotion to the acquisition of knowledge.
4451 stultify (v.) To give an appearance of foolishness to.
4452 stupendous (adj.) Of prodigious size, bulk, or degree.
4453 stupor (n.) Profound lethargy.
4454 suasion (n.) The act of persuading.
4455 suave (adj.) Smooth and pleasant in manner.
4456 subacid (adj.) Somewhat sharp or biting.
4457 subaquatic (adj.) Being, formed, or operating under water.
4458 subconscious (adj.) Being or occurring in the mind, but without attendant consciousness or conscious perception.
4459 subjacent (adj.) Situated directly underneath.
4460 subjection (n.) The act of bringing into a state of submission.
4461 subjugate (v.) To conquer.
4462 subliminal (adj.) Being beneath the threshold of consciousness.
4463 sublingual (adj.) Situated beneath the tongue.
4464 submarine (adj.) Existing, done, or operating beneath the surface of the sea.
4465 submerge (v.) To place or plunge under water.
4466 submergence (n.) The act of submerging.
4467 submersible (adj.) Capable of being put underwater.
4468 submersion (n.) The act of submerging.
4469 submission (n.) A yielding to the power or authority of another.
4470 submittal (n.) The act of submitting.
4471 subordinate (adj.) Belonging to an inferior order in a classification.
4472 subsequent (adj.) Following in time.
4473 subservience (n.) The quality, character, or condition of being servilely following another
4474 subservient (adj.) Servilely following another
4475 subside (v.) To relapse into a state of repose and tranquillity.
4476 subsist (v.) To be maintained or sustained.
4477 subsistence (n.) Sustenance.
4478 substantive (adj.) Solid.
4479 subtend (v.) To extend opposite to.
4480 subterfuge (n.) Evasion.
4481 subterranean (adj.) Situated or occurring below the surface of the earth.
4482 subtle (adj.) Discriminating.
4483 subtrahend (n.) That which is to be subtracted.
4484 subversion (n.) An overthrow, as from the foundation.
4485 subvert (v.) To bring to ruin.
4486 succeed (v.) To accomplish what is attempted or intended.
4487 success (n.) A favorable or prosperous course or termination of anything attempted.
4488 successful (adj.) Having reached a high degree of worldly prosperity.
4489 successor (n.) One who or that which takes the place of a predecessor or preceding thing.
4490 succinct (adj.) Concise.
4491 succulent (adj.) Juicy.
4492 succumb (v.) To cease to resist.
4493 sufferance (n.) Toleration.
4494 sufficiency (n.) An ample or adequate supply.
4495 suffrage (n.) The right or privilege of voting.
4496 suffuse (v.) To cover or fill the surface of.
4497 suggestible (adj.) That can be suggested.
4498 suggestive (adj.) Stimulating to thought or reflection.
4499 summary (n.) An abstract.
4500 sumptuous (adj.) Rich and costly.
4501 superabundance (n.) An excessive amount.
4502 superadd (v.) To add in addition to what has been added.
4503 superannuate (v.) To become deteriorated or incapacitated by long service.
4504 superb (adj.) Sumptuously elegant.
4505 supercilious (adj.) Exhibiting haughty and careless contempt.
4506 superficial (adj.) Knowing and understanding only the ordinary and the obvious.
4507 superfluity (n.) That part of anything that is in excess of what is needed.
4508 superfluous (adj.) Being more than is needed.
4509 superheat (v.) To heat to excess.
4510 superintend (v.) To have the charge and direction of, especially of some work or movement.
4511 superintendence (n.) Direction and management.
4512 superintendent (n.) One who has the charge and direction of, especially of some work or movement.
4513 superlative (n.) That which is of the highest possible excellence or eminence.
4514 supernatural (adj.) Caused miraculously or by the immediate exercise of divine power.
4515 supernumerary (adj.) Superfluous.
4516 supersede (v.) To displace.
4517 supine (adj.) Lying on the back.
4518 supplant (v.) To take the place of.
4519 supple (adj.) Easily bent.
4520 supplementary (adj.) Being an addition to.
4521 supplicant (n.) One who asks humbly and earnestly.
4522 supplicate (v.) To beg.
4523 supposition (n.) Conjecture.
4524 suppress (v.) To prevent from being disclosed or punished.
4525 suppressible (adj.) Capable of being suppressed.
4526 suppression (n.) A forcible putting or keeping down.
4527 supramundane (adj.) Supernatural.
4528 surcharge (n.) An additional amount charged.
4529 surety (n.) Security for payment or performance.
4530 surfeit (v.) To feed to fullness or to satiety.
4531 surmise (v.) To conjecture.
4532 surmount (v.) To overcome by force of will.
4533 surreptitious (adj.) Clandestine.
4534 surrogate (n.) One who or that which is substituted for or appointed to act in place of another.
4535 surround (v.) To encircle.
4536 surveyor (n.) A land-measurer.
4537 susceptibility (n.) A specific capability of feeling or emotion.
4538 susceptible (adj.) Easily under a specified power or influence.
4539 suspense (n.) Uncertainty.
4540 suspension (n.) A hanging from a support.
4541 suspicious (adj.) Inclined to doubt or mistrust.
4542 sustenance (n.) Food.
4543 swarthy (adj.) Having a dark hue, especially a dark or sunburned complexion.
4544 Sybarite (n.) A luxurious person.
4545 sycophant (n.) A servile flatterer, especially of those in authority or influence.
4546 syllabic (adj.) Consisting of that which is uttered in a single vocal impulse.
4547 syllabication (n.) Division of words into that which is uttered in a single vocal impulse.
4548 syllable (n.) That which is uttered in a single vocal impulse.
4549 syllabus (n.) Outline of a subject, course, lecture, or treatise.
4550 sylph (n.) A slender, graceful young woman or girl.
4551 symmetrical (adj.) Well-balanced.
4552 symmetry (n.) Relative proportion and harmony.
4553 sympathetic (adj.) Having a fellow-feeling for or like feelings with another or others.
4554 sympathize (v.) To share the sentiments or mental states of another.
4555 symphonic (adj.) Characterized by a harmonious or agreeable mingling of sounds.
4556 symphonious (adj.) Marked by a harmonious or agreeable mingling of sounds.
4557 symphony (n.) A harmonious or agreeable mingling of sounds.
4558 synchronism (n.) Simultaneousness.
4559 syndicate (n.) An association of individuals united for the prosecution of some enterprise.
4560 syneresis (n.) The coalescence of two vowels or syllables, as e
4561 synod (n.) An ecclesiastical council.
4562 synonym (n.) A word having the same or almost the same meaning as some other.
4563 synopsis (n.) A syllabus or summary.
4564 systematic (adj.) Methodical.
4565 tableau (n.) An arrangement of inanimate figures representing a scene from real life.
4566 tacit (adj.) Understood.
4567 taciturn (adj.) Disinclined to conversation.
4568 tack (n.) A small sharp-pointed nail.
4569 tact (n.) Fine or ready mental discernment shown in saying or doing the proper thing.
4570 tactician (n.) One who directs affairs with skill and shrewdness.
4571 tactics (n.) Any maneuvering or adroit management for effecting an object.
4572 tangency (n.) The state of touching.
4573 tangent (adj.) Touching.
4574 tangible (adj.) Perceptible by touch.
4575 tannery (n.) A place where leather is tanned.
4576 tantalize (v.) To tease.
4577 tantamount (adj.) Having equal or equivalent value, effect, or import.
4578 tapestry (n.) A fabric to which a pattern is applied with a needle, designed for ornamental hangings.
4579 tarnish (v.) To lessen or destroy the luster of in any way.
4580 taut (adj.) Stretched tight.
4581 taxation (n.) A levy, by government, of a fixed contribution.
4582 taxidermy (n.) The art or process of preserving dead animals or parts of them.
4583 technic (adj.) Technical.
4584 technicality (n.) Something peculiar to a particular art, trade, or the like.
4585 technique (n.) Manner of performance.
4586 technography (n.) The scientific description or study of human arts and industries in their historic development.
4587 technology (n.) The knowledge relating to industries and manufactures.
4588 teem (v.) To be full to overflowing.
4589 telepathy (n.) Thought-transference.
4590 telephony (n.) The art or process of communicating by telephone.
4591 telescope (v.) To drive together so that one slides into the another like the sections of a spy-glass.
4592 telltale (adj.) That gives warning or information.
4593 temerity (n.) Recklessness.
4594 temporal (adj.) Pertaining to or concerned with the affairs of the present life.
4595 temporary (adj.) Lasting for a short time only.
4596 temporize (v.) To pursue a policy of delay.
4597 tempt (v.) To offer to (somebody) an inducement to do wrong.
4598 tempter (n.) An allurer or enticer to evil.
4599 tenacious (adj.) Unyielding.
4600 tenant (n.) An occupant.
4601 tendency (n.) Direction or inclination, as toward some objector end.
4602 tenet (n.) Any opinion, principle, dogma, or doctrine that a person believes or maintains as true.
4603 tenor (n.) A settled course or manner of progress.
4604 tense (adj.) Strained to stiffness.
4605 tentative (adj.) Done as an experiment.
4606 tenure (n.) The term during which a thing is held.
4607 tercentenary (adj.) Pertaining to a period of 300 years.
4608 termagant (adj.) Violently abusive and quarrelsome.
4609 terminal (adj.) Pertaining to or creative of a boundary, limit.
4610 terminate (v.) To put an end or stop to.
4611 termination (n.) The act of ending or concluding.
4612 terminus (n.) The final point or goal.
4613 terrify (v.) To fill with extreme fear.
4614 territorial (adj.) Pertaining to the domain over which a sovereign state exercises jurisdiction.
4615 terse (adj.) Pithy.
4616 testament (n.) A will.
4617 testator (n.) The maker of a will.
4618 testimonial (n.) A formal token of regard, often presented in public.
4619 thearchy (n.) Government by a supreme deity.
4620 theism (n.) Belief in God.
4621 theocracy (n.) A government administered by ecclesiastics.
4622 theocrasy (n.) The mixed worship of polytheism.
4623 theologian (n.) A professor of divinity.
4624 theological (adj.) Based on or growing out of divine revelation.
4625 theology (n.) The branch of theological science that treats of God.
4626 theoretical (adj.) Directed toward knowledge for its own sake without respect to applications.
4627 theorist (n.) One given to speculating.
4628 theorize (v.) To speculate.
4629 thereabout (adv.) Near that number, quantity, degree, place, or time, approximately.
4630 therefor (adv.) For that or this.
4631 thermal (adj.) Of or pertaining to heat.
4632 thermoelectric (adj.) Denoting electricity produced by heat.
4633 thermoelectricity (n.) Electricity generated by differences of temperature,
4634 thesis (n.) An essay or treatise on a particular subject.
4635 thoroughbred (adj.) Bred from the best or purest blood or stock.
4636 thoroughfare (n.) A public street or road.
4637 thrall (n.) One controlled by an appetite or a passion.
4638 tilth (n.) Cultivation.
4639 timbre (n.) The quality of a tone, as distinguished from intensity and pitch.
4640 timorous (adj.) Lacking courage.
4641 tincture (n.) A solution, usually alcoholic, of some principle used in medicine.
4642 tinge (n.) A faint trace of color.
4643 tipsy (adj.) Befuddled with drinks.
4644 tirade (n.) Harangue.
4645 tireless (adj.) Untiring.
4646 tiresome (adj.) Wearisome.
4647 Titanic (adj.) Of vast size or strength.
4648 toilsome (adj.) Laborious.
4649 tolerable (adj.) Moderately good.
4650 tolerance (n.) Forbearance in judging of the acts or opinions of others.
4651 tolerant (adj.) Indulgent.
4652 tolerate (v.) To passively permit or put up with.
4653 toleration (n.) A spirit of charitable leniency.
4654 topography (n.) The art of representing on a map the physical features of any locality or region with accuracy.
4655 torpor (n.) Apathy.
4656 torrid (adj.) Excessively hot.
4657 tortious (adj.) Wrongful.
4658 tortuous (adj.) Abounding in irregular bends or turns.
4659 torturous (adj.) Marked by extreme suffering.
4660 tractable (adj.) Easily led or controlled.
4661 trait (n.) A distinguishing feature or quality.
4662 trajectory (n.) The path described by a projectile moving under given forces.
4663 trammel (n.) An impediment.
4664 tranquil (adj.) Calm.
4665 tranquility (n.) Calmness.
4666 tranquilize (v.) To soothe.
4667 transact (v.) To do business.
4668 transalpine (adj.) Situated on the other side of the Alps.
4669 transatlantic (adj.) Situated beyond or on the other side of the Atlantic.
4670 transcend (v.) To surpass.
4671 transcendent (adj.) Surpassing.
4672 transcontinental (adj.) Extending or passing across a continent.
4673 transcribe (v.) To write over again (something already written)
4674 transcript (n.) A copy made directly from an original.
4675 transfer (v.) To convey, remove, or cause to pass from one person or place to another.
4676 transferable (adj.) Capable of being conveyed from one person or place to another.
4677 transferee (n.) The person to whom a transfer is made.
4678 transference (n.) The act of conveying from one person or place to another.
4679 transferrer (n.) One who or that which conveys from one person or place to another.
4680 transfigure (v.) To give an exalted meaning or glorified appearance to.
4681 transfuse (v.) To pour or cause to pass, as a fluid, from one vessel to another.
4682 transfusible (adj.) Capable of being poured from one vessel to another.
4683 transfusion (n.) The act of pouring from one vessel to another.
4684 transgress (v.) To break a law.
4685 transience (n.) Something that is of short duration.
4686 transient (n.) One who or that which is only of temporary existence.
4687 transition (n.) Passage from one place, condition, or action to another.
4688 transitory (adj.) Existing for a short time only.
4689 translate (v.) To give the sense or equivalent of in another language or dialect.
4690 translator (n.) An interpreter.
4691 translucence (n.) The property or state of allowing the passage of light.
4692 translucent (adj.) Allowing the passage of light.
4693 transmissible (adj.) That may e sent through or across.
4694 transmission (n.) The act of sending through or across.
4695 transmit (v.) To send trough or across.
4696 transmute (v.) To change in nature, substance, or form.
4697 transparent (adj.) Easy to see through or understand.
4698 transpire (v.) To come to pass.
4699 transplant (v.) To remove and plant in another place.
4700 transposition (n.) The act of reversing the order or changing the place of.
4701 transverse (adj.) Lying or being across or in a crosswise direction.
4702 travail (n.) Hard or agonizing labor.
4703 travesty (n.) A grotesque imitation.
4704 treacherous (adj.) Perfidious.
4705 treachery (n.) Violation of allegiance, confidence, or plighted faith.
4706 treasonable (adj.) Of the nature of betrayal, treachery, or breech of allegiance.
4707 treatise (n.) An elaborate literary composition presenting a subject in all its parts.
4708 treble (adj.) Multiplied by three.
4709 trebly (adv.) Triply.
4710 tremendous (adj.) Awe-inspiring.
4711 tremor (n.) An involuntary trembling or shivering.
4712 tremulous (adj.) Characterized by quivering or unsteadiness.
4713 trenchant (adj.) Cutting deeply and quickly.
4714 trepidation (n.) Nervous uncertainty of feeling.
4715 trestle (n.) An open braced framework for supporting the horizontal stringers of a railway-bridge.
4716 triad (n.) A group of three persons of things.
4717 tribune (n.) Any champion of the rights and liberties of the people: often used as the name for a newspaper.
4718 trickery (n.) Artifice.
4719 tricolor (adj.) Of three colors.
4720 tricycle (n.) A three-wheeled vehicle.
4721 trident (n.) The three-pronged fork that was the emblem of Neptune.
4722 triennial (adj.) Taking place every third year.
4723 trimness (n.) Neatness.
4724 trinity (n.) A threefold personality existing in the one divine being or substance.
4725 trio (n.) Three things grouped or associated together.
4726 triple (adj.) Threefold.
4727 triplicate (adj.) Composed of or pertaining to three related things or parts.
4728 triplicity (n.) The state of being triple or threefold.
4729 tripod (n.) A three-legged stand, usually hinged near the top, for supporting some instrument.
4730 trisect (v.) To divide into three parts, especially into three equal parts.
4731 trite (adj.) Made commonplace by frequent repetition.
4732 triumvir (n.) One of three men united coordinately in public office or authority.
4733 trivial (adj.) Of little importance or value.
4734 troublesome (adj.) Burdensome.
4735 truculence (n.) Ferocity.
4736 truculent (adj.) Having the character or the spirit of a savage.
4737 truism (n.) A statement so plainly true as hardly to require statement or proof.
4738 truthful (adj.) Veracious.
4739 turgid (adj.) Swollen.
4740 turpitude (n.) Depravity.
4741 tutelage (n.) The act of training or the state of being under instruction.
4742 tutelar (adj.) Protective.
4743 tutorship (n.) The office of a guardian.
4744 twinge (n.) A darting momentary local pain.
4745 typical (adj.) Characteristic.
4746 typify (v.) To serve as a characteristic example of.
4747 typographical (adj.) Pertaining to typography or printing.
4748 typography (n.) The arrangement of composed type, or the appearance of printed matter.
4749 tyrannical (adj.) Despotic.
4750 tyranny (n.) Absolute power arbitrarily or unjustly administrated.
4751 tyro (n.) One slightly skilled in or acquainted with any trade or profession.
4752 ubiquitous (adj.) Being present everywhere.
4753 ulterior (adj.) Not so pertinent as something else to the matter spoken of.
4754 ultimate (adj.) Beyond which there is nothing else.
4755 ultimatum (n.) A final statement or proposal, as concerning terms or conditions.
4756 ultramontane (adj.) Beyond the mountains, especially beyond the Alps (that is, on their Italian side).
4757 ultramundane (adj.) Pertaining to supernatural things or to another life.
4758 umbrage (n.) A sense of injury.
4759 unaccountable (adj.) Inexplicable.
4760 unaffected (adj.) Sincere.
4761 unanimity (n.) The state or quality of being of one mind.
4762 unanimous (adj.) Sharing the same views or sentiments.
4763 unavoidable (adj.) Inevitable.
4764 unbearable (adj.) Unendurable.
4765 unbecoming (adj.) Unsuited to the wearer, place, or surroundings.
4766 unbelief (n.) Doubt.
4767 unbiased (adj.) Impartial, as judgment.
4768 unbridled (adj.) Being without restraint.
4769 uncommon (adj.) Rare.
4770 unconscionable (adj.) Ridiculously or unjustly excessive.
4771 unconscious (adj.) Not cognizant of objects, actions, etc.
4772 unction (n.) The art of anointing as with oil.
4773 unctuous (adj.) Oily.
4774 undeceive (v.) To free from deception, as by apprising of the real state of affairs.
4775 undercharge (v.) To make an inadequate charge for.
4776 underexposed (adj.) Insufficiently exposed for proper or full development, as negatives in photography.
4777 undergarment (n.) A garment to be worn under the ordinary outer garments.
4778 underhanded (adj.) Clandestinely carried on.
4779 underlie (v.) To be the ground or support of.
4780 underling (n.) A subordinate.
4781 underman (v.) To equip with less than the full complement of men.
4782 undermine (v.) To subvert in an underhand way.
4783 underrate (v.) To undervalue.
4784 undersell (v.) To sell at a lower price than.
4785 undersized (adj.) Of less than the customary size.
4786 understate (v.) To fail to put strongly enough, as a case.
4787 undervalue (v.) To underestimate.
4788 underworld (n.) Hades.
4789 underwrite (v.) To issue or be party to the issue of a policy of insurance.
4790 undue (adj.) More than sufficient.
4791 undulate (v.) To move like a wave or in waves.
4792 undulous (adj.) Resembling waves.
4793 unfavorable (adj.) Adverse.
4794 ungainly (adj.) Clumsy.
4795 unguent (n.) Any ointment or lubricant for local application.
4796 unicellular (adj.) Consisting of a single cell.
4797 unify (v.) To cause to be one.
4798 unique (adj.) Being the only one of its kind.
4799 unison (n.) A condition of perfect agreement and accord.
4800 unisonant (adj.) Being in a condition of perfect agreement and accord.
4801 Unitarian (adj.) Pertaining to a religious body that rejects the doctrine of the Trinity.
4802 univalence (n.) Monovalency.
4803 unlawful (adj.) Illegal.
4804 unlimited (adj.) Unconstrained.
4805 unnatural (adj.) Artificial.
4806 unnecessary (adj.) Not essential under the circumstances.
4807 unsettle (v.) To put into confusion.
4808 unsophisticated (adj.) Showing inexperience.
4809 unspeakable (adj.) Abominable.
4810 untimely (adj.) Unseasonable.
4811 untoward (adj.) Causing annoyance or hindrance.
4812 unutterable (adj.) Inexpressible.
4813 unwieldy (adj.) Moved or managed with difficulty, as from great size or awkward shape.
4814 unwise (adj.) Foolish.
4815 unyoke (v.) To separate.
4816 up-keep (n.) Maintenance.
4817 upbraid (v.) To reproach as deserving blame.
4818 upcast (n.) A throwing upward.
4819 upheaval (n.) Overthrow or violent disturbance of established order or condition.
4820 upheave (v.) To raise or lift with effort.
4821 uppermost (adj.) First in order of precedence.
4822 uproarious (adj.) Noisy.
4823 uproot (v.) To eradicate.
4824 upturn (v.) To throw into confusion.
4825 urban (adj.) Of, or pertaining to, or like a city.
4826 urbanity (n.) Refined or elegant courtesy.
4827 urchin (n.) A roguish, mischievous boy.
4828 urgency (n.) The pressure of necessity.
4829 usage (n.) Treatment.
4830 usurious (adj.) Taking unlawful or exorbitant interest on money loaned.
4831 usurp (v.) To take possession of by force.
4832 usury (n.) The demanding for the use of money as a loan, a rate of interest beyond what is allowed by law.
4833 utilitarianism (n.) The ethical doctrine that actions are right because they are useful or of beneficial tendency.
4834 utility (n.) Fitness for some desirable practical purpose.
4835 utmost (n.) The greatest possible extent.
4836 vacate (v.) To leave.
4837 vaccinate (v.) To inoculate with vaccine virus or virus of cowpox.
4838 vacillate (v.) To waver.
4839 vacuous (adj.) Empty.
4840 vacuum (n.) A space entirely devoid of matter.
4841 vagabond (n.) A wanderer.
4842 vagrant (n.) An idle wanderer.
4843 vainglory (n.) Excessive, pretentious, and demonstrative vanity.
4844 vale (n.) Level or low land between hills.
4845 valediction (n.) A bidding farewell.
4846 valedictorian (n.) Student who delivers an address at graduating exercises of an educational institution.
4847 valedictory (n.) A parting address.
4848 valid (adj.) Founded on truth.
4849 valorous (adj.) Courageous.
4850 vapid (adj.) Having lost sparkling quality and flavor.
4851 vaporizer (n.) An atomizer.
4852 variable (adj.) Having a tendency to change.
4853 variance (n.) Change.
4854 variant (n.) A thing that differs from another in form only, being the same in essence or substance.
4855 variation (n.) Modification.
4856 variegate (v.) To mark with different shades or colors.
4857 vassal (n.) A slave or bondman.
4858 vaudeville (n.) A variety show.
4859 vegetal (adj.) Of or pertaining to plants.
4860 vegetarian (n.) One who believes in the theory that man
4861 vegetate (v.) To live in a monotonous, passive way without exercise of the mental faculties.
4862 vegetation (n.) Plant-life in the aggregate.
4863 vegetative (adj.) Pertaining to the process of plant-life.
4864 vehement (adj.) Very eager or urgent.
4865 velocity (n.) Rapid motion.
4866 velvety (adj.) Marked by lightness and softness.
4867 venal (adj.) Mercenary, corrupt.
4868 vendible (adj.) Marketable.
4869 vendition (n.) The act of selling.
4870 vendor (n.) A seller.
4871 veneer (n.) Outside show or elegance.
4872 venerable (adj.) Meriting or commanding high esteem.
4873 venerate (v.) To cherish reverentially.
4874 venereal (adj.) Pertaining to or proceeding from sexual intercourse.
4875 venial (adj.) That may be pardoned or forgiven, a forgivable sin.
4876 venison (n.) The flesh of deer.
4877 venom (n.) The poisonous fluid that certain animals secrete.
4878 venous (adj.) Of, pertaining to, or contained or carried in a vein or veins.
4879 veracious (adj.) Habitually disposed to speak the truth.
4880 veracity (n.) Truthfulness.
4881 verbatim (adv.) Word for word.
4882 verbiage (n.) Use of many words without necessity.
4883 verbose (adj.) Wordy.
4884 verdant (adj.) Green with vegetation.
4885 verification (n.) The act of proving to be true, exact, or accurate.
4886 verify (n.) Truth. (v.) To prove to be true, exact, or accurate. (adv.) In truth.
4887 vermin (n.) A noxious or troublesome animal.
4888 vernacular (n.) The language of one
4889 vernal (adj.) Belonging to or suggestive of the spring.
4890 versatile (adj.) Having an aptitude for applying oneself to new and varied tasks or to various subjects.
4891 version (n.) A description or report of something as modified by one
4892 vertex (n.) Apex.
4893 vertical (adj.) Lying or directed perpendicularly to the horizon.
4894 vertigo (n.) Dizziness.
4895 vestige (n.) A visible trace, mark, or impression, of something absent, lost, or gone.
4896 vestment (n.) Clothing or covering.
4897 veto (n.) The constitutional right in a chief executive of refusing to approve an enactment.
4898 vicarious (adj.) Suffered or done in place of or for the sake of another.
4899 viceroy (n.) A ruler acting with royal authority in place of the sovereign in a colony or province.
4900 vicissitude (n.) A change, especially a complete change, of condition or circumstances, as of fortune.
4901 vie (v.) To contend.
4902 vigilance (n.) Alert and intent mental watchfulness in guarding against danger.
4903 vigilant (adj.) Being on the alert to discover and ward off danger or insure safety.
4904 vignette (n.) A picture having a background or that is shaded off gradually.
4905 vincible (adj.) Conquerable.
4906 vindicate (v.) To prove true, right, or real.
4907 vindicative (adj.) Revengeful.
4908 vindicatory (adj.) Punitive.
4909 vinery (n.) A greenhouse for grapes.
4910 viol (n.) A stringed instrument of the violin class.
4911 viola (n.) A musical instrument somewhat larger than a violin.
4912 violation (n.) Infringement.
4913 violator (n.) One who transgresses.
4914 violoncello (n.) A stringed instrument held between the player
4915 virago (n.) A bold, impudent, turbulent woman.
4916 virile (adj.) Masculine.
4917 virtu (n.) Rare, curious, or beautiful quality.
4918 virtual (adj.) Being in essence or effect, but not in form or appearance.
4919 virtuoso (n.) A master in the technique of some particular fine art.
4920 virulence (n.) Extreme poisonousness.
4921 virulent (adj.) Exceedingly noxious or deleterious.
4922 visage (n.) The face, countenance, or look of a person.
4923 viscount (n.) In England, a title of nobility, ranking fourth in the order of British peerage.
4924 vista (n.) A view or prospect.
4925 visual (adj.) Perceptible by sight.
4926 visualize (v.) To give pictorial vividness to a mental representation.
4927 vitality (n.) The state or quality of being necessary to existence or continuance.
4928 vitalize (v.) To endow with life or energy.
4929 vitiate (v.) To contaminate.
4930 vituperable (adj.) Deserving of censure.
4931 vivacity (n.) Liveliness.
4932 vivify (v.) To endue with life.
4933 vivisection (n.) The dissection of a living animal.
4934 vocable (n.) a word, especially one regarded in relation merely to its qualities of sound.
4935 vocative (adj.) Of or pertaining to the act of calling.
4936 vociferance (n.) The quality of making a clamor.
4937 vociferate (v.) To utter with a loud and vehement voice.
4938 vociferous (adj.) Making a loud outcry.
4939 vogue (n.) The prevalent way or fashion.
4940 volant (adj.) Flying or able to fly.
4941 volatile (adj.) Changeable.
4942 volition (n.) An act or exercise of will.
4943 volitive (adj.) Exercising the will.
4944 voluble (adj.) Having great fluency in speaking.
4945 voluptuous (adj.) having fullness of beautiful form, as a woman, with or without sensuous or sensual quality.
4946 voracious (adj.) Eating with greediness or in very large quantities.
4947 vortex (n.) A mass of rotating or whirling fluid, especially when sucked spirally toward the center.
4948 votary (adj.) Consecrated by a vow or promise.
4949 votive (adj.) Dedicated by a vow.
4950 vulgarity (n.) Lack of refinement in conduct or speech.
4951 vulnerable (adj.) Capable of receiving injuries.
4952 waif (n.) A homeless, neglected wanderer.
4953 waistcoat (n.) A vest.
4954 waive (v.) To relinquish, especially temporarily, as a right or claim.
4955 wampum (n.) Beads strung on threads, formerly used among the American Indians as currency.
4956 wane (v.) To diminish in size and brilliancy.
4957 wantonness (n.) Recklessness.
4958 warlike (adj.) Belligerent.
4959 wavelet (n.) A ripple.
4960 weak-kneed (adj.) Without resolute purpose or energy.
4961 weal (n.) Well-being.
4962 wearisome (adj.) Fatiguing.
4963 wee (adj.) Very small.
4964 well-bred (adj.) Of good ancestry.
4965 well-doer (n.) A performer of moral and social duties.
4966 well-to-do (adj.) In prosperous circumstances.
4967 whereabouts (n.) The place in or near which a person or thing is.
4968 whereupon (adv.) After which.
4969 wherever (adv.) In or at whatever place.
4970 wherewith (n.) The necessary means or resources.
4971 whet (v.) To make more keen or eager.
4972 whimsical (adj.) Capricious.
4973 whine (v.) To utter with complaining tone.
4974 wholly (adv.) Completely.
4975 wield (v.) To use, control, or manage, as a weapon, or instrument, especially with full command.
4976 wile (n.) An act or a means of cunning deception.
4977 winsome (adj.) Attractive.
4978 wintry (adj.) Lacking warmth of manner.
4979 wiry (adj.) Thin, but tough and sinewy.
4980 witchcraft (n.) Sorcery.
4981 witless (adj.) Foolish, indiscreet, or silly.
4982 witling (n.) A person who has little understanding.
4983 witticism (n.) A witty, brilliant, or original saying or sentiment.
4984 wittingly (adv.) With knowledge and by design.
4985 wizen (v.) To become or cause to become withered or dry.
4986 wizen-faced (adj.) Having a shriveled face.
4987 working-man (n.) One who earns his bread by manual labor.
4988 workmanlike (adj.) Like or befitting a skilled workman.
4989 workmanship (n.) The art or skill of a workman.
4990 wrangle (v.) To maintain by noisy argument or dispute.
4991 wreak (v.) To inflict, as a revenge or punishment.
4992 wrest (v.) To pull or force away by or as by violent twisting or wringing.
4993 wretchedness (n.) Extreme misery or unhappiness.
4994 writhe (v.) To twist the body, face, or limbs or as in pain or distress.
4995 writing (n.) The act or art of tracing or inscribing on a surface letters or ideographs.
4996 wry (adj.) Deviating from that which is proper or right.
4997 yearling (n.) A young animal past its first year and not yet two years old.
4998 zealot (n.) One who espouses a cause or pursues an object in an immoderately partisan manner.
4999 zeitgeist (n.) The intellectual and moral tendencies that characterize any age or epoch.
5000 zenith (n.) The culminating-point of prosperity, influence, or greatness.
5001 zephyr (n.) Any soft, gentle wind.
5002 zodiac (n.) An imaginary belt encircling the heavens within which are the larger planets.