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n.
Bantling

A young or small child; an infant. [Slightly contemptuous or depreciatory.]

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v. i.
Periphrase

To use circumlocution.

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n.
Rotchet

The European red gurnard (Trigla pini).

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a.
Unguentous

Unguentary.

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pl.
Preservatories

of Preservatory

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n.
Economist

One who economizes, or manages domestic or other concerns with frugality; one who expends money, time, or labor, judiciously, and without waste.

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v. i.
Gossip

To run about and tattle; to tell idle tales.

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n.
Lithographer

One who lithographs; one who practices lithography.

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n.
Accompanier

He who, or that which, accompanies.

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n.
Angelology

A discourse on angels, or a body of doctrines in regard to angels.

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n.
Cornice

Any horizontal, molded or otherwise decorated projection which crowns or finishes the part to which it is affixed; as, the cornice of an order, pedestal, door, window, or house.

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a.
Yellow-eyed

Having yellow eyes.

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v. t.
Inculpate

To blame; to impute guilt to; to accuse; to involve or implicate in guilt.

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adv.
Punctually

In a punctual manner; promptly; exactly.

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a.
Free-spoken

Accustomed to speak without reserve.

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a.
Conducive

Loading or tending; helpful; contributive; tending to promote.

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n.
Gloaming

Twilight; dusk; the fall of the evening.

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a.
Algific

Producing cold.

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a.
Lubricant

Lubricating.

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p. pr. & vb. n.
Breasting

of Breast

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n.
Experimentation

The act of experimenting; practice by experiment.

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n.
Solomon

One of the kings of Israel, noted for his superior wisdom and magnificent reign; hence, a very wise man.

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imp. & p. p.
Freighted

of Freight

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n.
Tete-a-tete

Private conversation; familiar interview or conference of two persons.

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n.
Grogshop

A shop or room where strong liquors are sold and drunk; a dramshop.

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n.
Disaffection

State of being disaffected; alienation or want of affection or good will, esp. toward those in authority; unfriendliness; dislike.

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n.
Oxygenation

The act or process of combining or of treating with oxygen; oxidation.

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n.
Dynamitard

A political dynamiter. [A form found in some newspapers.]

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a.
High-mettled

Having abundance of mettle; ardent; full of fire; as, a high-mettled steed.

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n.
Judaism

The religious doctrines and rites of the Jews as enjoined in the laws of Moses.

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imp. & p. p.
Hampered

of Hamper

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n.
Cavendish

Leaf tobacco softened, sweetened, and pressed into plugs or cakes.

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a.
Extraterritorial

Beyond the limits of a territory or particular jurisdiction; exterritorial.

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n.
String

The points made in a game.

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v. t. & i.
Misdoubt

To be suspicious of; to have suspicion.

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v. t.
Collect

To infer from observed facts; to conclude from premises.

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n.
Pendice

A sloping roof; a lean-to; a penthouse.

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n.
Gnomon

The index of the hour circle of a globe.

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n.
Bachelordom

The state of bachelorhood; the whole body of bachelors.

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n.
Engagement

That which engages; engrossing occupation; employment of the attention; obligation by pledge, promise, or contract; an enterprise embarked in; as, his engagements prevented his acceptance of ..

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a.
Nestorian

relating to, or resembling, Nestor, the aged warior and counselor mentioned by Homer; hence, wise; experienced; aged; as, Nestorian caution.

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n.
Predella

The step, or raised secondary part, of an altar; a superaltar; hence, in Italian painting, a band or frieze of several pictures running along the front of a superaltar, or forming a border or..

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a.
Connate

Born with another; being of the same birth.

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n.
Antiquation

The act of making antiquated, or the state of being antiquated.

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a.
Congregational

Of or pertaining to a congregation; conducted, or participated in, by a congregation; as, congregational singing.

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n.
Fabliau

One of the metrical tales of the Trouveres, or early poets of the north of France.

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n.
Subscriber

One who subscribes; one who contributes to an undertaking by subscribing.

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a.
Knee-high

Rising or reaching upward to the knees; as, the water is knee-high.

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p. pr. & vb. n.
Enfranchising

of Enfranchise

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a.
Whiskered

Formed into whiskers; furnished with whiskers; having or wearing whiskers.

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n.
Parabola

A kind of curve; one of the conic sections formed by the intersection of the surface of a cone with a plane parallel to one of its sides. It is a curve, any point of which is equally distant fro..

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a.
Puerile

Boyish; childish; trifling; silly.

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adv.
Whizzingly

With a whizzing sound.

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a.
Reformative

Forming again; having the quality of renewing form; reformatory.

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n.
Stem

The basal portion of the body of one of the Pennatulacea, or of a gorgonian.

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a.
Indagative

Searching; exploring; investigating.

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n. pl.
Pudenda

The external organs of generation.

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a.
Rewardful

Yielding reward.

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adv.
Evermore

During eternity; always; forever; for an indefinite period; at all times; -- often used substantively with for.

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n.
Auriscope

An instrument for examining the condition of the ear.

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n.
Forecastle

A short upper deck forward, formerly raised like a castle, to command an enemy's decks.

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n.
Artillery

Munitions of war; implements for warfare, as slings, bows, and arrows.

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n.
Apostleship

The office or dignity of an apostle.

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adv.
Collectively

In a mass, or body; in a collected state; in the aggregate; unitedly.

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v. t.
Misguide

To guide wrongly; to lead astray; as, to misguide the understanding.

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a.
Putrescible

Capable of putrefaction; liable to become putrid; as, putrescible substances.

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a.
Bicentenary

Of or pertaining to two hundred, esp. to two hundred years; as, a bicentenary celebration.

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v. t.
Disaccommodate

To put to inconvenience; to incommode.

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n.
Ratifier

One who, or that which, ratifies; a confirmer.

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n.
Brawn

Full, strong muscles, esp. of the arm or leg, muscular strength; a protuberant muscular part of the body; sometimes, the arm.

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n.
Anaesthetization

The process of anaesthetizing; also, the condition of the nervous system induced by anaesthetics.

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a.
Conspecific

Of the same species.

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n.
Oriflamme

The ancient royal standard of France.

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a.
Didactical

Fitted or intended to teach; conveying instruction; preceptive; instructive; teaching some moral lesson; as, didactic essays.

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v. t.
Overjump

To jump over; hence, to omit; to ignore.

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n.
Bankrupt

A trader who becomes unable to pay his debts; an insolvent trader; popularly, any person who is unable to pay his debts; an insolvent person.

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n.
Long-sufferance

Forbearance to punish or resent.

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n.
Fault-finder

One who makes a practice of discovering others' faults and censuring them; a scold.

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n.
Pawnbroker

One who makes a business of lending money on the security of personal property pledged or deposited in his keeping.

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n.
Nickname

A name given in contempt, derision, or sportive familiarity; a familiar or an opprobrious appellation.

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In vacuo

In a vacuum; in empty space; as, experiments in vacuo.

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n.
Didactics

The art or science of teaching.

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v. t.
Indagate

To seek or search out.

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n.
Archery

The use of the bow and arrows in battle, hunting, etc.; the art, practice, or skill of shooting with a bow and arrows.

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n.
Exciseman

An officer who inspects and rates articles liable to excise duty.

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a.
Untruthful

Not truthful; unveracious; contrary to the truth or the fact.

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n.
Hereditability

State of being hereditable.

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a.
Hummocky

Abounding in hummocks.

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a.
Inhuman

Destitute of the kindness and tenderness that belong to a human being; cruel; barbarous; savage; unfeeling; as, an inhuman person or people.

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n.
Moppet

A rag baby; a puppet made of cloth; hence, also, in fondness, a little girl, or a woman.

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p. pr. & vb. n.
Amalgamating

of Amalgamate

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a.
Easterly

Coming from the east; as, it was easterly wind.

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adv.
Self-reprovingly

In a self-reproving way.

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adv.
Shabbily

In a shabby manner.

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n.
Demission

The act of demitting, or the state of being demitted; a letting down; a lowering; dejection.

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n.
Sans-culottism

Extreme republican principles; the principles or practice of the sans-culottes.

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n.
Maxilla

The bone of either the upper or the under jaw.

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n.
True-penny

An honest fellow.

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imp. & p. p.
Contemned

of Contemn

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n.
Anthomania

A extravagant fondness for flowers.

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n.
Numeration

The act or art of numbering.

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p. pr. & vb. n.
Pointing

of Point

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imp. & p. p.
Employed

of Employ

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n.
Culvert

A transverse drain or waterway of masonry under a road, railroad, canal, etc.; a small bridge.

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v. i.
Demur

To interpose a demurrer. See Demurrer, 2.

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n.
Bombardier

One who used or managed a bombard; an artilleryman; a gunner.

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adv.
Downwards

From a higher place to a lower; in a descending course; as, to tend, move, roll, look, or take root, downward or downwards.

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adv.
Wantonly

In a wanton manner; without regularity or restraint; loosely; sportively; gayly; playfully; recklessly; lasciviously.

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n.
Spinozist

A believer in Spinozism.

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n.
Irritability

The state or quality of being irritable; quick excitability; petulance; fretfulness; as, irritability of temper.

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n.
Spurn

Disdainful rejection; contemptuous tratment.

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n.
Charlatanism

Charlatanry.

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a.
Disloyal

Not loyal; not true to a sovereign or lawful superior, or to the government under which one lives; false where allegiance is due; faithless; as, a subject disloyal to the king; a husband disloya..

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a.
Architectonic

Alt. of Architectonical

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n.
Enablement

The act of enabling, or the state of being enabled; ability.

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n.
Centimeter

Alt. of Centimetre

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n.
Pinking

The act of piercing or stabbing.

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a.
Predatory

Characterized by plundering; practicing rapine; plundering; pillaging; as, a predatory excursion; a predatory party.

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n.
Bombastry

Swelling words without much meaning; bombastic language; fustian.

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v. t.
Dilapidate

To bring into a condition of decay or partial ruin, by misuse or through neglect; to destroy the fairness and good condition of; -- said of a building.

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v. t.
Encrust

To incrust. See Incrust.

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a.
Fifteen

Five and ten; one more than fourteen.

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n.
Preengagement

Prior engagement, obligation, or attachment, as by contract, promise, or affection.

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n.
Essence

The constituent quality or qualities which belong to any object, or class of objects, or on which they depend for being what they are (distinguished as real essence); the real being, divested of..

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n.
Superphosphate

An acid phosphate.

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a.
Earless

Without ears; hence, deaf or unwilling to hear.

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n.
Tontine

An annuity, with the benefit of survivorship, or a loan raised on life annuities with the benefit of survivorship. Thus, an annuity is shared among a number, on the principle that the share of ..

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a.
Luculent

Lucid; clear; transparent.

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adv.
Eerily

In a strange, unearthly way.

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a.
Pelagic

Of or pertaining to the ocean; -- applied especially to animals that live at the surface of the ocean, away from the coast.

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n.
Tactics

Hence, any system or method of procedure.

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a.
Subordinate

Placed in a lower order, class, or rank; holding a lower or inferior position.

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n.
Plaintive

Repining; complaining; lamenting.

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a.
High-church

Of or pertaining to, or favoring, the party called the High Church, or their doctrines or policy. See High Church, under High, a.

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n.
Conchyliologist

Alt. of Conchyliology

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n.
Cowardliness

Cowardice.

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n.
Partialism

Partiality; specifically (Theol.), the doctrine of the Partialists.

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n.
Renegado

See Renegade.

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v. i.
Fabulize

To invent, compose, or relate fables or fictions.

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a.
Sempervirent

Always fresh; evergreen.

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n.
Diphenyl

A white crystalline substance, C6H5.C6H5, obtained by leading benzene through a heated iron tube. It consists of two benzene or phenyl radicals united.

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n.
Bridechamber

The nuptial apartment.

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p. pr. & vb. n.
Silvering

of Silver

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a.
Anaemia

A morbid condition in which the blood is deficient in quality or in quantity.

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n.
Furfurol

A colorless oily liquid, C4H3O.CHO, of a pleasant odor, obtained by the distillation of bran, sugar, etc., and regarded as an aldehyde derivative of furfuran; -- called also furfural.

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n.
Tilter

One who tilts, or jousts; hence, one who fights.

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v. i.
Supervene

To come as something additional or extraneous; to occur with reference or relation to something else; to happen upon or after something else; to be added; to take place; to happen.

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n.
Builder

One who builds; one whose occupation is to build, as a carpenter, a shipwright, or a mason.

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n.
Harefoot

A long, narrow foot, carried (that is, produced or extending) forward; -- said of dogs.

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n.
Dysphoria

Impatience under affliction; morbid restlessness; dissatisfaction; the fidgets.

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n. pl.
Meninges

The three membranes that envelop the brain and spinal cord; the pia mater, dura mater, and arachnoid membrane.

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n.
Slipper

One who, or that which, slips.

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n.
Chronologer

Same as Chronologist.

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pl.
Kidneys

of Kidney

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n.
Skepticism

An undecided, inquiring state of mind; doubt; uncertainty.

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a.
Divisional

That divides; pertaining to, making, or noting, a division; as, a divisional line; a divisional general; a divisional surgeon of police.

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n.
Chamfret

A small gutter; a furrow; a groove.

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v. t.
Conciliate

To win ower; to gain from a state of hostility; to gain the good will or favor of; to make friendly; to mollify; to propitiate; to appease.

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a.
Well-natured

Good-natured; kind.

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imp. & p. p.
Reasoned

of Reason

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a.
Tricennial

Of or pertaining to thirty years; consisting of thirty years; occurring once in every thirty years.

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n.
Mass

A quantity of matter cohering together so as to make one body, or an aggregation of particles or things which collectively make one body or quantity, usually of considerable size; as, a mass of ..

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v. t.
Behappen

To happen to.

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n.
Headtire

A headdress.

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n.
Capybara

A large South American rodent (Hydrochaerus capybara) Living on the margins of lakes and rivers. It is the largest extant rodent, being about three feet long, and half that in height. It some..

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v. i.
Hebraize

To speak Hebrew, or to conform to the Hebrew idiom, or to Hebrew customs.

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n.
Penfold

See Pinfold.

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a.
Undermanned

Insufficiently furnished with men; short-handed.

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n.
Downfall

A sudden descent from rank or state, reputation or happiness; destruction; ruin.

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v.
Levanter

One who levants, or decamps.

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n.
Decollation

The act of beheading or state of one beheaded; -- especially used of the execution of St. John the Baptist.

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a.
Hypodermic

Of or pertaining to the parts under the skin.

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a.
Fasciculated

Grouped in a fascicle; fascicled.

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n.
Freethinker

One who speculates or forms opinions independently of the authority of others; esp., in the sphere or religion, one who forms opinions independently of the authority of revelation or of the chur..

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n.
Outrider

A summoner whose office is to cite men before the sheriff.

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a.
Bellied

Having (such) a belly; puffed out; -- used in composition; as, pot-bellied; shad-bellied.

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n.
Flashiness

The quality of being flashy.

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n.
Quadrireme

A galley with four banks of oars or rowers.

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n.
Dialogue

A written composition in which two or more persons are represented as conversing or reasoning on some topic; as, the Dialogues of Plato.

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a.
Cursive

Running; flowing.

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n.
Transcriber

One who transcribes, or writes from a copy; a copier; a copyist.

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adv.
Quietly

In a quiet state or manner; without motion; in a state of rest; as, to lie or sit quietly.

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n.
Cannoneer

Alt. of Cannonier

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n.
Avidity

Greediness; strong appetite; eagerness; intenseness of desire; as, to eat with avidity.

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v. t.
Peculiarize

To make peculiar; to set appart or assign, as an exclusive possession.

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v. t.
Prove

To ascertain or establish the genuineness or validity of; to verify; as, to prove a will.

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n.
Shibboleth

A word which was made the criterion by which to distinguish the Ephraimites from the Gileadites. The Ephraimites, not being able to pronounce sh, called the word sibboleth. See Judges xii.

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a.
Semilunate

Semilunar.

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n.
Coryphee

A ballet dancer.

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a.
Adjuratory

Containing an adjuration.

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v. t.
Blink

To trick; to deceive.

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n.
Mortgagee

The person to whom property is mortgaged, or to whom a mortgage is made or given.

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v. t.
Outpace

To outgo; to move faster than; to leave behind.

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n.
Waxwork

Work made of wax; especially, a figure or figures formed or partly of wax, in imitation of real beings.

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n.
Hogherd

A swineherd.

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n.
Messiah

The expected king and deliverer of the Hebrews; the Savior; Christ.

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n.
Catechist

One who instructs by question and answer, especially in religions matters.

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adv.
Edgewise

With the edge towards anything; in the direction of the edge.

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a.
Vespertine

Of or pertaining to the evening; happening or being in the evening.

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n.
Countrywoman

A woman born, or dwelling, in the country, as opposed to the city; a woman born or dwelling in the same country with another native or inhabitant.

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n. pl.
Fantoccini

Puppets caused to perform evolutions or dramatic scenes by means of machinery; also, the representations in which they are used.

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a.
Repercussive

Tending or able to repercuss; having the power of sending back; causing to reverberate.

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a.
Distinguishable

Capable of being distinguished; separable; divisible; discernible; capable of recognition; as, a tree at a distance is distinguishable from a shrub.

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n.
Dogmatizer

One who dogmatizes; a bold asserter; a magisterial teacher.

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n.
Shrinkage

The act of shrinking; a contraction into less bulk or measurement.

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n.
Figurine

A very small figure, whether human or of an animal; especially, one in terra cotta or the like; -- distinguished from statuette, which is applied to small figures in bronze, marble, etc.

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a. & adv.
Overlong

Too long.

5:05 am, July 2, 2023
a.
Petitionary

Supplicatory; making a petition.

5:04 am, July 2, 2023
a.
Hypochondriacal

Same as Hypochondriac, 2.

5:00 am, July 2, 2023
imp. & p. p.
Furnished

of Furnish

4:56 am, July 2, 2023
p. pr. & vb. n.
Slouching

of Slouch

4:56 am, July 2, 2023
n.
Housewife

A hussy.

4:56 am, July 2, 2023
n.
Pendency

The quality or state of being pendent or suspended.

4:30 am, July 2, 2023
a.
Tallowy

Of the nature of tallow; resembling tallow; greasy.

4:22 am, July 2, 2023
p. pr. & vb. n.
Tallying

of Tally

4:18 am, July 2, 2023
a.
Caliginous

Affected with darkness or dimness; dark; obscure.

4:17 am, July 2, 2023
a.
Acrobatic

Pertaining to an acrobat.

3:38 am, July 2, 2023
v. t.
Gnide

To rub; to bruise; to break in pieces.

3:35 am, July 2, 2023
n.
Dextrously

Alt. of Dextrousness

3:30 am, July 2, 2023
a.
Affectional

Of or pertaining to the affections; as, affectional impulses; an affectional nature.

3:28 am, July 2, 2023
n. pl.
Belles-lettres

Polite or elegant literature; the humanities; -- used somewhat vaguely for literary works in which imagination and taste are predominant.

3:28 am, July 2, 2023
a.
Nonelastic

Not having elasticity.

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p. pr. & vb. n.
excoriating

of Eccoriate

3:20 am, July 2, 2023
n.
Auriscopy

Examination of the ear by the aid of the auriscope.

3:20 am, July 2, 2023
n.
Jocularity

Jesting; merriment.

3:12 am, July 2, 2023
a. & n.
Alexipharmac

Alt. of Alexipharmacal

3:12 am, July 2, 2023
n.
Juniper

Any evergreen shrub or tree, of the genus Juniperus and order Coniferae.

3:12 am, July 2, 2023
a.
Supervisory

Of or pertaining to supervision; as, supervisory powers.

3:11 am, July 2, 2023
a.
Long-drawn

Extended to a great length.

3:01 am, July 2, 2023
p. pr. & vb. n.
Fleeing

of Flee

2:58 am, July 2, 2023
n.
Inference

That which inferred; a truth or proposition drawn from another which is admitted or supposed to be true; a conclusion; a deduction.

2:58 am, July 2, 2023
n.
Employer

One who employs another; as, an employer of workmen.

2:54 am, July 2, 2023
n.
Tincture

A slight taste superadded to any substance; as, a tincture of orange peel.

2:53 am, July 2, 2023
a.
Flectional

Capable of, or pertaining to, flection or inflection.

2:50 am, July 2, 2023
imp. & p. p.
Attained

of Attain

2:45 am, July 2, 2023
imp. & p. p.
Crusted

of Crust

2:41 am, July 2, 2023
v. t.
Object

Sight; show; appearance; aspect.

2:41 am, July 2, 2023
n.
Isatin

An orange-red crystalline substance, C8H5NO2, obtained by the oxidation of indigo blue. It is also produced from certain derivatives of benzoic acid, and is one important source of artificial ..

2:39 am, July 2, 2023
a.
Cut

Overcome by liquor; tipsy.

2:31 am, July 2, 2023
n.
Claqueur

One of the claque employed to applaud at a theater.

2:23 am, July 2, 2023
a.
Prepubic

Situated in front of, or anterior to, the pubis; pertaining to the prepubis.

2:18 am, July 2, 2023
a.
Counter-compony

See Compony.

2:16 am, July 2, 2023
p. pr. & vb. n.
Witching

of Witch

2:14 am, July 2, 2023
adv.
Glancingly

In a glancing manner; transiently; incidentally; indirectly.

2:11 am, July 2, 2023
n.
Gunning

The act or practice of hunting or shooting game with a gun.

2:11 am, July 2, 2023
n.
Hyperdulia

Veneration or worship given to the Virgin Mary as the most exalted of mere creatures; higher veneration than dulia.

2:09 am, July 2, 2023
imp. & p. p.
Pretypified

of Pretypify

2:07 am, July 2, 2023
n.
Brackishness

The quality or state of being brackish, or somewhat salt.

1:55 am, July 2, 2023
p. pr. & vb. n.
Disclosing

of Disclose

1:54 am, July 2, 2023
p. pr. & vb. n.
Sketching

of Sketch

1:50 am, July 2, 2023
n.
Coppice

A grove of small growth; a thicket of brushwood; a wood cut at certain times for fuel or other purposes. See Copse.

1:36 am, July 2, 2023
v. i.
Gin

To begin; -- often followed by an infinitive without to; as, gan tell. See Gan.

1:34 am, July 2, 2023
n.
Athletics

The art of training by athletic exercises; the games and sports of athletes.

1:32 am, July 2, 2023
a.
Osseous

Composed of bone; resembling bone; capable of forming bone; bony; ossific.

1:28 am, July 2, 2023
n.
Half-sword

Half the length of a sword; close fight.

1:25 am, July 2, 2023
pron.
It

As an indefinite object after some intransitive verbs, or after a substantive used humorously as a verb; as, to foot it (i. e., to walk).

1:24 am, July 2, 2023
n.
Sippet

A small sop; a small, thin piece of toasted bread soaked in milk, broth, or the like; a small piece of toasted or fried bread cut into some special shape and used for garnishing.

1:22 am, July 2, 2023
n.
Emolument

The profit arising from office, employment, or labor; gain; compensation; advantage; perquisites, fees, or salary.

1:21 am, July 2, 2023
a.
Cuprous

Of, pertaining to, or derived from, copper; containing copper; -- said of those compounds of copper in which this element is present in its highest proportion.

1:14 am, July 2, 2023
p. pr. & vb. n.
Centering

of Centre

1:13 am, July 2, 2023
a.
Phantasmal

Pertaining to, of the nature of, or resembling, a phantasm; spectral; illusive.

1:12 am, July 2, 2023
adv.
Cavalierly

In a supercilious, disdainful, or haughty manner; arrogantly.

1:11 am, July 2, 2023
n.
Scarabee

A stylized representation of a scarab beetle in stone or faience; -- a symbol of resurrection, used by the ancient Egyptians as an ornament or a talisman, and in modern times used in jewelry, us..

1:09 am, July 2, 2023
n.
Immatureness

The state or quality of being immature; immaturity.

1:09 am, July 2, 2023
n.
Insensibleness

Insensibility.

1:08 am, July 2, 2023
a.
Calendarial

Of or pertaining to the calendar or a calendar.

1:04 am, July 2, 2023
n.
Rouncy

A common hackney horse; a nag.

1:01 am, July 2, 2023
n.
Galilee

A porch or waiting room, usually at the west end of an abbey church, where the monks collected on returning from processions, where bodies were laid previous to interment, and where women were ..

12:58 am, July 2, 2023
n.
Melodics

The department of musical science which treats of the pitch of tones, and of the laws of melody.

12:56 am, July 2, 2023
a.
Chimerical

Merely imaginary; fanciful; fantastic; wildly or vainly conceived; having, or capable of having, no existence except in thought; as, chimerical projects.

12:53 am, July 2, 2023
n.
Vacuousness

The quality or state of being vacuous; emptiness; vacuity.

12:51 am, July 2, 2023
n.
Ragout

A dish made of pieces of meat, stewed, and highly seasoned; as, a ragout of mutton.

12:44 am, July 2, 2023
a. & adv.
Malapropos

Unseasonable or unseasonably; unsuitable or unsuitably.

12:43 am, July 2, 2023
n.
Misbehavior

Improper, rude, or uncivil behavior; ill conduct.

12:39 am, July 2, 2023
n.
Inscriber

One who inscribes.

12:39 am, July 2, 2023
n.
Logger

One engaged in logging. See Log, v. i.

12:33 am, July 2, 2023
n.
Aeroscope

An apparatus designed for collecting spores, germs, bacteria, etc., suspended in the air.

12:31 am, July 2, 2023
a.
Biparous

Bringing forth two at a birth.

12:30 am, July 2, 2023
n.
Quietness

The quality or state of being quiet; freedom from noise, agitation, disturbance, or excitement; stillness; tranquillity; calmness.

12:30 am, July 2, 2023
n.
Doziness

The state of being dozy; drowsiness; inclination to sleep.

12:27 am, July 2, 2023
n.
Canonist

A professor of canon law; one skilled in the knowledge and practice of ecclesiastical law.

12:27 am, July 2, 2023
v. t.
Configure

To arrange or dispose in a certain form, figure, or shape.

12:27 am, July 2, 2023
v. i.
Comport

To bear or endure; to put up (with); as, to comport with an injury.

12:27 am, July 2, 2023
v. t.
Contentment

The act or process of contenting or satisfying; as, the contentment of avarice is impossible.

12:20 am, July 2, 2023
n.
Speeder

One who, or that which, speeds.

12:19 am, July 2, 2023
n.
Annotation

A note, added by way of comment, or explanation; -- usually in the plural; as, annotations on ancient authors, or on a word or a passage.

12:15 am, July 2, 2023
p. pr. & vb. n.
Jading

of Jade

12:14 am, July 2, 2023
superl.
Shy

Reserved; coy; disinclined to familiar approach.

12:11 am, July 2, 2023
p. pr. & vb. n.
Omitting

of Omit

12:08 am, July 2, 2023
n.
Facound

Speech; eloquence.

12:07 am, July 2, 2023
a.
Convexed

Made convex; protuberant in a spherical form.

11:57 pm, July 1, 2023
p. pr. & vb. n.
Obligating

of Obligate

11:47 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Kilderkin

A small barrel; an old liquid measure containing eighteen English beer gallons, or nearly twenty-two gallons, United States measure.

11:47 pm, July 1, 2023
a.
Crenate

Alt. of Crenated

11:46 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Absurdness

Absurdity.

11:43 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Hermitess

A female hermit.

11:39 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Lithotrity

The operation of breaking a stone in the bladder into small pieces capable of being voided.

11:35 pm, July 1, 2023
p. pr. & vb. n.
Embaying

of Embay

11:35 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Meetinghouse

A house used as a place of worship; a church; -- in England, applied only to a house so used by Dissenters.

11:33 pm, July 1, 2023
a.
Tenantable

Fit to be rented; in a condition suitable for a tenant.

11:30 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Faytour

See Faitour.

11:20 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Naturalization

The act or process of naturalizing, esp. of investing an alien with the rights and privileges of a native or citizen; also, the state of being naturalized.

11:17 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Contrapuntist

One skilled in counterpoint.

9:00 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Exorcism

The act of exorcising; the driving out of evil spirits from persons or places by conjuration; also, the form of conjuration used.

8:59 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Inexperience

Absence or want of experience; lack of personal and experimental knowledge; as, the inexperience of youth.

8:58 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Calumet

A kind of pipe, used by the North American Indians for smoking tobacco. The bowl is usually made of soft red stone, and the tube is a long reed often ornamented with feathers.

8:53 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Ramollescence

A softening or mollifying.

8:14 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Coercion

The act or process of coercing.

8:14 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Blasphemer

One who blasphemes.

8:13 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Extractor

One who, or that which, extracts

8:06 pm, July 1, 2023
adv.
Innately

Naturally.

8:04 pm, July 1, 2023
a.
Comestible

Suitable to be eaten; eatable; esculent.

8:03 pm, July 1, 2023
v. t.
Humanize

To convert into something human or belonging to man; as, to humanize vaccine lymph.

7:58 pm, July 1, 2023
a.
Extortionate

Characterized by extortion; oppressive; hard.

7:57 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Demolisher

One who, or that which, demolishes; as, a demolisher of towns.

7:56 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Fishmonger

A dealer in fish.

7:45 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Wallop

A thick piece of fat.

7:37 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Moisture

A moderate degree of wetness.

7:35 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Superintendence

The act of superintending; care and oversight for the purpose of direction; supervision.

7:34 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Nightcap

A cap worn in bed to protect the head, or in undress.

7:33 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Damnability

The quality of being damnable; damnableness.

7:33 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Intolerance

Want of capacity to endure; as, intolerance of light.

7:32 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Ropewalker

A ropedancer.

7:27 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Barren

A tract of barren land.

7:24 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Cuticle

A thin skin formed on the surface of a liquid.

7:21 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Gentlemanliness

The state of being gentlemanly; gentlemanly conduct or manners.

7:15 pm, July 1, 2023
a.
Lissome

Limber; supple; flexible; lithe; lithesome.

7:15 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Assuetude

Accustomedness; habit; habitual use.

7:11 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Caricaturist

One who caricatures.

7:07 pm, July 1, 2023
pl.
Tabulae

of Tabula

7:07 pm, July 1, 2023
a.
Repetitional

Alt. of Repetitionary

7:05 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Earthworm

Any worm of the genus Lumbricus and allied genera, found in damp soil. One of the largest and most abundant species in Europe and America is L. terrestris; many others are known; -- called also ..

7:05 pm, July 1, 2023
a.
Ossified

Changed to bone or something resembling bone; hardened by deposits of mineral matter of any kind; -- said of tissues.

6:58 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Baronage

The whole body of barons or peers.

6:50 pm, July 1, 2023
v. t.
Decollate

To sever from the neck; to behead; to decapitate.

6:48 pm, July 1, 2023
a.
Neolithic

Of or pertaining to, or designating, an era characterized by late remains in stone.

6:48 pm, July 1, 2023
a.
Inestimable

Incapable of being estimated or computed; especially, too valuable or excellent to be measured or fully appreciated; above all price; as, inestimable rights or privileges.

6:30 pm, July 1, 2023
p. pr. & vb. n.
Punching

of Punch

6:28 pm, July 1, 2023
a.
Matronlike

Like a matron; sedate; grave; matronly.

6:22 pm, July 1, 2023
Rose

imp. of Rise.

6:22 pm, July 1, 2023
v. t.
Acquit

To clear one's self.

6:21 pm, July 1, 2023
a.
Conservational

Tending to conserve; preservative.

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n.
Component

A constituent part; an ingredient.

6:14 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Belamy

Good friend; dear friend.

6:14 pm, July 1, 2023
v. t.
Aspirate

To pronounce with a breathing, an aspirate, or an h sound; as, we aspirate the words horse and house; to aspirate a vowel or a liquid consonant.

6:06 pm, July 1, 2023
a.
Mercantile

Of or pertaining to merchants, or the business of merchants; having to do with trade, or the buying and selling of commodities; commercial.

5:59 pm, July 1, 2023
v. t. & i.
Thieve

To practice theft; to steal.

5:58 pm, July 1, 2023
n. masc.
Figurant

One who dances at the opera, not singly, but in groups or figures; an accessory character on the stage, who figures in its scenes, but has nothing to say; hence, one who figures in any scene,..

5:56 pm, July 1, 2023
p. pr. & vb. n.
Mixing

of Mix

5:52 pm, July 1, 2023
p. pr. & vb. n.
Acquiring

of Acquire

5:51 pm, July 1, 2023
a.
Ecclesiastical

Of or pertaining to the church; relating to the organization or government of the church; not secular; as, ecclesiastical affairs or history; ecclesiastical courts.

5:46 pm, July 1, 2023
imp. & p. p.
Discarded

of Discard

5:37 pm, July 1, 2023
a.
Venereal

Of or pertaining to venery, or sexual love; relating to sexual intercourse.

5:32 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Sleekness

The quality or state of being sleek; smoothness and glossiness of surface.

5:30 pm, July 1, 2023
v. t. & i.
Nay

To refuse.

5:28 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Spread

An unlimited expanse of discontinuous points.

5:26 pm, July 1, 2023
a.
Inconsolable

Not consolable; incapable of being consoled; grieved beyond susceptibility of comfort; disconsolate.

5:25 pm, July 1, 2023
v. i.
Live

To have a spiritual existence; to be quickened, nourished, and actuated by divine influence or faith.

5:25 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Kilometer

Alt. of Kilometre

5:23 pm, July 1, 2023
p. pr. & vb. n.
Reflecting

of Reflect

5:22 pm, July 1, 2023
p. pr. & vb. n.
Yodeling

of Yodle

5:22 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Stockbroker

A broker who deals in stocks.

5:21 pm, July 1, 2023
a.
Enterprising

Having a disposition for enterprise; characterized by enterprise; resolute, active or prompt to attempt; as, an enterprising man or firm.

5:13 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Eclampsia

A fancied perception of flashes of light, a symptom of epilepsy; hence, epilepsy itself; convulsions.

5:12 pm, July 1, 2023
p. pr. & vb. n.
Revealing

of Reveal

5:11 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Madrigalist

A composer of madrigals.

5:09 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Bedroom

A room or apartment intended or used for a bed; a lodging room.

5:07 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Birdling

A little bird; a nestling.

4:46 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Consortship

The condition of a consort; fellowship; partnership.

4:41 pm, July 1, 2023
a.
Antidotal

Having the quality an antidote; fitted to counteract the effects of poison.

4:36 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Cutlet

A piece of meat, especially of veal or mutton, cut for broiling.

4:36 pm, July 1, 2023
a.
Traded

Professional; practiced.

4:33 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Classicist

One learned in the classics; an advocate for the classics.

4:33 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Aquarius

The Water-bearer; the eleventh sign in the zodiac, which the sun enters about the 20th of January; -- so called from the rains which prevail at that season in Italy and the East.

4:31 pm, July 1, 2023
p. pr. & vb. n.
Whitening

of Whiten

4:25 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Ala

A winglike organ, or part.

4:17 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Decolorant

A substance which removes color, or bleaches.

4:16 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Coparcener

One who has an equal portion with others of an inheritance.

4:14 pm, July 1, 2023
v. t.
Increate

To create within.

4:12 pm, July 1, 2023
a.
Axiomatic

Alt. of Axiomatical

4:11 pm, July 1, 2023
a.
Laxative

Having a tendency to loosen or relax.

4:09 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Titulary

A person invested with a title, in virtue of which he holds an office or benefice, whether he performs the duties of it or not.

4:09 pm, July 1, 2023
a.
Intermedial

Lying between; intervening; intermediate.

4:06 pm, July 1, 2023
v. t.
Cock

To turn (the eye) obliquely and partially close its lid, as an expression of derision or insinuation.

4:05 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Subsulphate

A sulphate with an excess of the base.

4:02 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Buddhist

One who accepts the teachings of Buddhism.

4:01 pm, July 1, 2023
adv.
Desultorily

In a desultory manner; without method; loosely; immethodically.

3:54 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Crenelation

The act of crenelating, or the state of being crenelated; an indentation or an embrasure.

3:52 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Brocade

Silk stuff, woven with gold and silver threads, or ornamented with raised flowers, foliage, etc.; -- also applied to other stuffs thus wrought and enriched.

3:50 pm, July 1, 2023
Bed rock

The solid rock underlying superficial formations. Also Fig.

3:38 pm, July 1, 2023
a.
Feodal

Feudal. See Feudal.

3:38 pm, July 1, 2023
v. t.
Estimate

To from an opinion of, as to amount,, number, etc., from imperfect data, comparison, or experience; to make an estimate of; to calculate roughly; to rate; as, to estimate the cost of a trip, the..

3:37 pm, July 1, 2023
a.
Exclusory

Able to exclude; excluding; serving to exclude.

3:23 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Centumvirate

The office of a centumvir, or of the centumviri.

3:21 pm, July 1, 2023
p. pr. & vb. n.
Contesting

of Contest

3:21 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Gaspereau

The alewife.

3:20 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Landsman

One who lives on the land; -- opposed to seaman.

3:16 pm, July 1, 2023
v. t.
Previse

To inform beforehand; to warn.

3:16 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Inexcitability

The quality of being inexcitable; insusceptibility to excitement.

3:07 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Tun

A weight of 2,240 pounds. See Ton.

3:00 pm, July 1, 2023
n. pl.
Myriopoda

See Myriapoda.

2:59 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Ellipsis

Omission; a figure of syntax, by which one or more words, which are obviously understood, are omitted; as, the virtues I admire, for, the virtues which I admire.

2:56 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Drummer

One who solicits custom; a commercial traveler.

2:55 pm, July 1, 2023
a.
Ballproof

Incapable of being penetrated by balls from firearms.

2:48 pm, July 1, 2023
a.
Evincive

Tending to prove; having the power to demonstrate; demonstrative; indicative.

2:41 pm, July 1, 2023
a.
Rearmost

Farthest in the rear; last.

2:39 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Bungler

A clumsy, awkward workman; one who bungles.

2:37 pm, July 1, 2023
a.
Tullian

Belonging to, or in the style of, Tully (Marcus Tullius Cicero).

2:36 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Pinna

A leaflet of a pinnate leaf. See Illust. of Bipinnate leaf, under Bipinnate.

2:33 pm, July 1, 2023
imp. & p. p.
Permeated

of Permeate

2:30 pm, July 1, 2023
p. pr. & vb. n.
Deterring

of Deter

2:29 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Sundown

The setting of the sun; sunset.

2:26 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Monocotyl

Any monocotyledonous plant.

2:26 pm, July 1, 2023
a.
Bolognese

Of or pertaining to Bologna.

2:22 pm, July 1, 2023
v. t.
Nol-pros

To discontinue by entering a nolle prosequi; to decline to prosecute.

2:21 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Apposition

The act of adding; application; accretion.

2:20 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Avocation

A calling away; a diversion.

2:03 pm, July 1, 2023
-ism

A suffix indicating an act, a process, the result of an act or a process, a state; also, a characteristic (as a theory, doctrine, idiom, etc.); as, baptism, galvanism, organism, hypnotism, socia..

1:59 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Letterpress

Print; letters and words impressed on paper or other material by types; -- often used of the reading matter in distinction from the illustrations.

1:48 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Disinterment

The act of disinterring, or taking out of the earth; exhumation.

1:45 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Scribbler

One who scribbles; a petty author; a writer of no reputation; a literary hack.

1:44 pm, July 1, 2023
v. i.
Exundate

To overflow; to inundate.

1:43 pm, July 1, 2023
v. i.
Tear

To move and act with turbulent violence; to rush with violence; hence, to rage; to rave.

1:40 pm, July 1, 2023
a.
Resolvent

Having power to resolve; causing solution; solvent.

1:40 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Fourscore

Four times twenty; eighty.

1:36 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Referendum

A diplomatic agent's note asking for instructions from his government concerning a particular matter or point.

1:35 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Porcupine

Any Old Word rodent of the genus Hystrix, having the back covered with long, sharp, erectile spines or quills, sometimes a foot long. The common species of Europe and Asia (Hystrix cristata) is ..

1:28 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Restaurant

An eating house.

1:27 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Firecracker

See Cracker., n., 3.

1:22 pm, July 1, 2023
a.
Warm-hearted

Having strong affection; cordial; sincere; hearty; sympathetic.

1:21 pm, July 1, 2023
a. & n.
Arian

See Aryan.

1:18 pm, July 1, 2023
adv. & a.
Aflutter

In a flutter; agitated.

1:18 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Munificence

Means of defense; fortification.

1:15 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Helminth

An intestinal worm, or wormlike intestinal parasite; one of the Helminthes.

1:15 pm, July 1, 2023
v. t.
Machine

To subject to the action of machinery; to effect by aid of machinery; to print with a printing machine.

1:13 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Harassment

The act of harassing, or state of being harassed; worry; annoyance; anxiety.

1:12 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Showman

One who exhibits a show; a proprietor of a show.

1:10 pm, July 1, 2023
a.
Corrigible

Capable of being set right, amended, or reformed; as, a corrigible fault.

1:09 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Assinego

See Asinego.

1:08 pm, July 1, 2023
adv.
Ungenerously

In an ungenerous manner.

1:05 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Bobsleigh

A short sled, mostly used as one of a pair connected by a reach or coupling; also, the compound sled so formed.

1:02 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Glover

One whose trade it is to make or sell gloves.

12:48 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
User

One who uses.

12:45 pm, July 1, 2023
adv.
Malignantly

In a malignant manner.

12:44 pm, July 1, 2023
a.
Consultative

Pertaining to consultation; having the privilege or right of conference.

12:43 pm, July 1, 2023
p. pr. & vb. n.
Gyrating

of Gyrate

12:41 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Discriminator

One who discriminates.

12:38 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Calculus

Any solid concretion, formed in any part of the body, but most frequent in the organs that act as reservoirs, and in the passages connected with them; as, biliary calculi; urinary calculi, etc.

12:37 pm, July 1, 2023
a.
Mediaeval

Of or relating to the Middle Ages; as, mediaeval architecture.

12:37 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Perfidy

The act of violating faith or allegiance; violation of a promise or vow, or of trust reposed; faithlessness; treachery.

12:31 pm, July 1, 2023
v. t.
Recalcitrate

To kick against; to show repugnance to; to rebuff.

12:25 pm, July 1, 2023
imp. & p. p.
Habituated

of Habituate

12:18 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Haunter

One who, or that which, haunts.

12:15 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Inamorato

A male lover.

12:13 pm, July 1, 2023
p. pr. & vb. n.
Flanking

of Flank

12:06 pm, July 1, 2023
n.
Phylogeny

The history of genealogical development; the race history of an animal or vegetable type; the historic exolution of the phylon or tribe, in distinction from ontogeny, or the development of th..

12:05 pm, July 1, 2023
a.
Funicular

Consisting of a small cord or fiber.

12:01 pm, July 1, 2023
a.
Acadian

Of or pertaining to Acadie, or Nova Scotia.

11:57 am, July 1, 2023
n.
Dote

An imbecile; a dotard.

11:52 am, July 1, 2023
a.
Kittenish

Resembling a kitten; playful; as, a kittenish disposition.

11:51 am, July 1, 2023
v. i.
Ploy

To form a column from a line of troops on some designated subdivision; -- the opposite of deploy.

11:32 am, July 1, 2023
n.
Larceny

The unlawful taking and carrying away of things personal with intent to deprive the right owner of the same; theft. Cf. Embezzlement.

11:32 am, July 1, 2023
n.
Cerement

A cerecloth used for the special purpose of enveloping a dead body when embalmed.

11:30 am, July 1, 2023
n.
Juniority

The state or quality of being junior.

11:30 am, July 1, 2023
imp. & p. p.
Paralyzed

of Paralyze

11:27 am, July 1, 2023
n.
Coziness

The state or quality of being cozy.

11:19 am, July 1, 2023
n.
Anaglyptics

The art of carving in low relief, embossing, etc.

11:09 am, July 1, 2023
imp. & p. p.
Offended

of Offend

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v. t.
Downbear

To bear down; to depress.

11:01 am, July 1, 2023
n.
Anonymity

The quality or state of being anonymous; anonymousness; also, that which anonymous.

11:01 am, July 1, 2023
n.
Terpsichore

The Muse who presided over the choral song and the dance, especially the latter.

10:56 am, July 1, 2023
imp. & p. p.
Disproved

of Disprove

10:55 am, July 1, 2023
n.
Greasiness

The quality or state of being greasy, oiliness; unctuousness; grossness.

10:53 am, July 1, 2023
n.
Heirship

The state, character, or privileges of an heir; right of inheriting.

10:51 am, July 1, 2023
v. t.
Recline

To cause or permit to lean, incline, rest, etc.; to place in a recumbent position; as, to recline the head on the hand.

10:47 am, July 1, 2023
n.
Ampliation

Enlargement; amplification.

10:39 am, July 1, 2023
n.
Modifiability

Capability of being modified; state or quality of being modifiable.

10:34 am, July 1, 2023
a.
Gratulatory

Expressing gratulation or joy; congratulatory.

10:34 am, July 1, 2023
n.
Quadrinomial

A polynomial of four terms connected by the signs plus or minus.

10:32 am, July 1, 2023
a.
Dravidian

Of or pertaining to the Dravida.

10:30 am, July 1, 2023
a.
Angiospermous

Having seeds inclosed in a pod or other pericarp.

10:28 am, July 1, 2023
n.
Quaternity

The number four.

10:23 am, July 1, 2023
n.
Matador

The killer; the man appointed to kill the bull in bullfights.

10:20 am, July 1, 2023
n.
Sumption

A taking.

10:16 am, July 1, 2023
n.
Tube-shell

Any bivalve mollusk which secretes a shelly tube around its siphon, as the watering-shell.

10:13 am, July 1, 2023
n.
Binnacle

A case or box placed near the helmsman, containing the compass of a ship, and a light to show it at night.

10:12 am, July 1, 2023
n.
Decemvir

A member of any body of ten men in authority.

10:07 am, July 1, 2023
p. pr. & vb. n.
Carrying

of Carry

10:01 am, July 1, 2023
a.
Hydrous

Containing water; watery.

9:56 am, July 1, 2023
n.
Corsage

The waist or bodice of a lady's dress; as, a low corsage.

9:54 am, July 1, 2023
n.
Delicateness

The quality of being delicate.

9:51 am, July 1, 2023
n.
Bitterweed

A species of Ambrosia (A. artemisiaefolia); Roman worm wood.

9:51 am, July 1, 2023
n.
Agitation

A stirring up or arousing; disturbance of tranquillity; disturbance of mind which shows itself by physical excitement; perturbation; as, to cause any one agitation.

9:50 am, July 1, 2023
n.
Utopianism

The ideas, views, aims, etc., of a Utopian; impracticable schemes of human perfection; optimism.

9:43 am, July 1, 2023
pl.
Rifleman

of Rifleman

9:39 am, July 1, 2023
n.
Arcadia

A mountainous and picturesque district of Greece, in the heart of the Peloponnesus, whose people were distinguished for contentment and rural happiness.

9:34 am, July 1, 2023
imp. & p. p.
Broadened

of Broaden

9:30 am, July 1, 2023
a.
Existential

Having existence.

9:28 am, July 1, 2023
n.
Inutility

Uselessness; the quality of being unprofitable; unprofitableness; as, the inutility of vain speculations and visionary projects.

9:25 am, July 1, 2023
n.
Contamination

The act or process of contaminating; pollution; defilement; taint; also, that which contaminates.

9:16 am, July 1, 2023
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