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adj. Pertaining to one’s birth.
n. A small stream or brook.
n. One who navigates the air, a balloonist.
n. An agent acting for another.
n. A series of tables giving the days of the week together with certain astronomical information.
v. To regard with grief or sorrow.
v. To come down voluntarily to equal terms with inferiors.
n. The branch of medical science that relates to improving health.
n. Sudden invasion.
n. One possessed of great power or sway.
n. The state or character of being modern.
n. The written or printed productions of the human mind collectively.
n. A morbid condition, due to obstructed excretion of bile or characterized by yellowing of the skin.
v. To ruin or destroy little by little.
n. A going forth or departure from a place or country, especially of many people.
adj. Retired from active service but retained to an honorary position.
adj. Indispensably requisite or absolutely needed to accomplish a desired result.
adj. Curving in and out.
adj. Harsh in disposition or character.
v. To animate.
v. To remove by digging or scooping out.
v. To dishearten.
adj. Inclined to joke.
n. Possession of eminently or unusually good qualities.
n. Spare time.
adj. Of a bright but delicate yellow.
n. The shutting up of a town, a frontier, or a line of coast by hostile forces.
n. Shortness of duration.
n. A critical period or condition.
v. To relinquish, especially temporarily, as a right or claim.
v. To cease to resist.
adj. Perceptible by sight.
v. To be indignant at, as an injury or insult.
n. The act or art of tracing or inscribing on a surface letters or ideographs.
n. A place where bees are kept.
adj. Still existing and known.
n. Acuteness or discernment.
n. Interruption or intermission.
v. To secure the right of preference in the purchase of public land.
n. Any one who claims or wields unrestricted or undisputed authority or influence.
v. To make impure by the admixture of other or baser ingredients.
n. A person of rank or importance.
adj. Having such anger and scorn as is aroused by meanness or wickedness.
v. To fascinate, as by excellence. eloquence, or beauty.
n. The quality showing or expressing a deficiency of veneration, especially for sacred things.
adj. Radically different or contrary in action or movement.
n. The progeny resulting from the crossing of different breeds or varieties.
adj. Taking place every third year.
n. The act of recounting the particulars of an event in the order of time or occurrence.
n. A volume consisting of ten parts or books.
n. The art of public speaking.
n. Irreverence toward God.
v. To utter with a shout.
n. The making of dictionaries.
n. The lowest or deepest female voice or part.
n. A duplicate executed by the artist himself, and regarded, equally with the first, as an original.
n. A response or alteration of responses, generally musical.
n. That by which a number or quantity is divided.
v. To express, formulate, or exemplify in a concrete, compact or visible form.
adj. Adhering to the existing order of things.
n. A field.
n. A temporary absence of a soldier or sailor by permission of the commanding officer.
v. To dig out of the earth (what has been buried).
n. Inability or unwillingness to bear or endure.
v. To introduce or strive to introduce new things.
n. Any violation of established rules or customs.
v. To assign or affix a date to earlier than the actual one.
adj. Manifesting a warlike spirit.
n. Undue expenditure of money.
n. Politeness originating in kindness and exercised habitually.
adj. Multiplied by six.
v. To write over again (something already written)
n. A word agreeing in sound with but different in meaning from another.
n. Any unnatural addition, outgrowth, or development.
n. Omission of that which ought to be done.
n. A wide lower part of a tidal river.
n. A sorcerer.
n. A driving onward or forward.
adj. Rather late.
adj. Not difficult to do.
v. To bargain with others for an agreement, as for a treaty or transfer of property.
v. To deprive of the power to act.
n. The act of submerging.
adj. Having the ability to express emotion or feeling in lofty and impassioned speech.
n. A leader in any enterprise or contest.
adj. Having an imposing style or effect.
n. Priority in place, time, or rank.
n. One who travels among or climbs mountains for pleasure or exercise.
n. The act of laying hold of or grasping.
n. That by which anything is transported.
v. To ride faster than.
n. One who lives in retirement or seclusion.
n. A complete series of connected military operations.
adj. Pertaining to or concerned with the affairs of the present life.
n. One who doubts any statements.
n. A demon or monster that was supposed to devour human beings.
n. Dry weather, especially when so long continued as to cause vegetation to wither.
adj. Pertaining to, expressing, or containing praise.
v. To hold and exercise sovereign power.
adj. Pertaining to marriage or matrimony.
n. The property of emitting light.
n. A Collection of pus in a cavity formed within some tissue of the body.
adj. Walking about.
n. One of a pair of like things.
n. A homeless, neglected wanderer.
v. To smother.
v. To kiss.
v. To be the ground or support of.
adj. Holding the commonly accepted faith.
v. To chide or rebuke for a fault.
adj. Having six angles.
v. To endow with life or energy.
v. To make familiar by use.
n. A line of ten syllables.
n. The junction of two bodies at an equally divided angle.
adv. In or at whatever place.
adj. Using the left hand or arm more dexterously than the right.
n. A model of excellence.
adj. Standing out prominently.
v. To deprive of power, capacity, competency, or qualification.
n. The act of denying or of asserting the falsity of a proposition.
n. An inheritance from an ancestor, especially from one’s father.
adj. Expressing or causing sorrow or pain.
v. To place in a detached state or situation.
n. A stringed instrument of the violin class.
adj. Intended for general circulation.
adj. Accidental, by chance.
adj. Thoroughly informed.
foremost adv. Precipitately, as in diving.
n. A state of balance.
v. To cause to turn away.
adj. Worthy of respect.
n. The act of protruding.
adj. Constituting or consisting of salt.
n. One who supports extreme measures or holds extreme views.
n. A small flute.
v. To deceive.
n. A liquid preparation for rubbing on the skin in cases of bruises, inflammation, etc.
adj. Inclined to strong exhibition or expression of feeling or thoughts.
n. A formal and elaborate eulogy, written or spoken, of a person or of an act.
n. The branch of pneumatics that treats of the equilibrium, pressure, and mechanical properties.
n. The act of entering without warrant or invitation; encroachment.
n. Sharpness or bitterness of speech or temper.
v. To divide or subdivide into branches or subdivisions.
adj. Of prodigious size, bulk, or degree.
adj. Taking unlawful or exorbitant interest on money loaned.
n. A manner or method of acting.
adj. Involving the moving of water, of the force exerted by water in motion.
v. To instill, introduce, or inculcate, as principles or qualities.
v. To happen to or befall.
n. Excessive fatness.
n. A solid bounded by five plane faces.
n. A spacious cage or enclosure in which live birds are kept.
n. A convent for nuns.
adj. Having an aptitude for applying oneself to new and varied tasks or to various subjects.
n. The faculty in man by which he distinguishes between right and wrong in character and conduct.
n. The act of observing and analyzing one’s own thoughts and feelings.
n. A policy of maintaining great standing armies.
adj. Characterized by agreeableness of sound.
adj. Pertaining to, embracing, or practicing many arts.
adj. Living, occurring, or existing at the same time.
n. A thorny shrub much used in England for hedges.
v. To enter voluntarily the military service by formal enrollment.
adj. Spoken with any special impressiveness laid upon an act, word, or set of words.
v. To mix and work into a homogeneous mass, especially with the hands.
n. The right or act of purchasing before others.
n. The quality of being upright in principles and conduct.
adj. In prosperous circumstances.
adj. Situated on the other side of the Alps.
adj. Bred from the best or purest blood or stock.
adj. Having a hairy covering.
n. The science that treats of the functions and diseases peculiar to women.
v. To diminish or become less.
n. An expressive word or pithy sentence enunciating some guiding rule of life, or faith.
v. To put into confusion.
n. A restriction.
n. An unreal image presented to the senses.
n. One who writes or is skilled in writing.
n. A minute vessel having walls composed of a single layer of cells.
n. The act or sensation of hearing.