Near rhymes dictionary


List of near rhymes for the word: accident


Rhymes with 1 syllable

WordBase wordDefinition
antantsocial insect living in organized colonies; characteristically the males and fertile queen have wings during breeding season; wingless sterile females are the workers
auntauntthe sister of your father or mother; the wife of your uncle
bentbenda special way of doing something; "he had a bent for it"; "he had a special knack for getting into trouble"; "he couldn't get the hang of it"
bentbenta special way of doing something; "he had a bent for it"; "he had a special knack for getting into trouble"; "he couldn't get the hang of it"
blentblendthe act of blending components together thoroughly
bluntbluntmake less lively, intense, or vigorous; impair in vigor, force, activity, or sensation; "Terror blunted her feelings"; "deaden a sound"
BrandtBrandtGerman statesman who as chancellor of West Germany worked to reduce tensions with eastern Europe (1913-1992)
brantbrantsmall dark geese that breed in the north and migrate southward
BrentBrentsmall dark geese that breed in the north and migrate southward
bruntbruntmain force of a blow etc; "bore the brunt of the attack"
buntbunt(baseball) the act of hitting a baseball lightly without swinging the bat
cantcanttwo surfaces meeting at an angle different from 90 degrees
centcenta coin worth one-hundredth of the value of the basic unit
chantchanta repetitive song in which as many syllables as necessary are assigned to a single tone
countcountthe act of counting; reciting numbers in ascending order; "the counting continued for several hours"
cuntcuntobscene terms for female genitals
dauntdauntcause to lose courage; "dashed by the refusal"
dentdentan impression in a surface (as made by a blow)
dintdintinterchangeable with `means' in the expression `by means of'
faintfainta spontaneous loss of consciousness caused by insufficient blood to the brain
feintfeintany distracting or deceptive maneuver (as a mock attack)
flauntflauntthe act of displaying something ostentatiously; "his behavior was an outrageous flaunt"
flintflinta city in southeast central Michigan near Detroit; automobile manufacturing
fontfontbowl for baptismal water
fountfounta plumbing fixture that provides a flow of water
frontfrontthe side that is seen or that goes first
GauntGauntvery thin especially from disease or hunger or cold; "emaciated bony hands"; "a nightmare population of gaunt men and skeletal boys"; "eyes were haggard and cavernous"; "small pinched faces"; "kept life in his wasted frame only by grim concentration"
gentgentport city in northwestern Belgium and industrial center; famous for cloth industry
GhentGhentport city in northwestern Belgium and industrial center; famous for cloth industry
glintglinta spatially localized brightness
grantgrantthe act of providing a subsidy
gruntgruntmedium-sized tropical marine food fishes that utter grunting sounds when caught
haunthaunta frequently visited place
hinthintan indication of potential opportunity; "he got a tip on the stock market"; "a good lead for a job"
HuntHuntthe pursuit and killing or capture of wild animals regarded as a sport
jauntjaunta journey taken for pleasure; "many summer excursions to the shore"; "it was merely a pleasure trip"; "after cautious sashays into the field"
jointjointmarijuana leaves rolled into a cigarette for smoking
KantKantinfluential German idealist philosopher (1724-1804)
KentKenta county in southeastern England on the English Channel; formerly an Anglo-Saxon kingdom, it was the first to be colonized by the Romans
leantleanthe property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical; "the tower had a pronounced tilt"; "the ship developed a list to starboard"; "he walked with a heavy inclination to the right"
lentlenda period of 40 weekdays from Ash Wednesday to Holy Saturday
LentLenta period of 40 weekdays from Ash Wednesday to Holy Saturday
lintlintcotton or linen fabric with the nap raised on one side; used to dress wounds
LuntLuntUnited States actor who performed with his wife Lynn Fontanne in many stage productions (1893-1977)
meantmeanan average of n numbers computed by adding some function of the numbers and dividing by some function of n
MintMinta plant where money is coined by authority of the government
mountmountthe act of climbing something; "it was a difficult climb to the top"
paintpainta substance used as a coating to protect or decorate a surface (especially a mixture of pigment suspended in a liquid); dries to form a hard coating; "artists use `paint' and `pigment' interchangeably"
pantpanta short labored intake of breath with the mouth open; "she gave a gasp and fainted"
pentpenclosely confined
pentpentclosely confined
pintpinta United States liquid unit equal to 16 fluid ounces; two pints equal one quart
plaintplainta cry of sorrow and grief; "their pitiful laments could be heard throughout the ward"
plantplant(botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
pointpointa contact in the distributor; as the rotor turns its projecting arm contacts them and current flows to the spark plugs
printprinta printed picture produced from a photographic negative
puntpunt(football) a kick in which the football is dropped from the hands and kicked before it touches the ground; "the punt traveled 50 yards"; "punting is an important part of the game"
quaintquaintstrange in an interesting or pleasing way; "quaint dialect words"; "quaint streets of New Orleans, that most foreign of American cities"
quintquintone of five children born at the same time from the same pregnancy
rantrantpompous or pretentious talk or writing
rentrendthe act of rending or ripping or splitting something; "he gave the envelope a vigorous rip"
rentrentthe act of rending or ripping or splitting something; "he gave the envelope a vigorous rip"
runtruntdisparaging terms for small people
saintsaintmodel of excellence or perfection of a kind; one having no equal
scantscantsupply sparingly and with restricted quantities; "sting with the allowance"
scentscentany property detected by the olfactory system
sentsend100 senti equal 1 kroon in Estonia
shuntshuntimplant consisting of a tube made of plastic or rubber; for draining fluids within the body
skintskintlacking funds; "`skint' is a British slang term"
slantslantdegree of deviation from a horizontal plane; "the roof had a steep pitch"
spentspenddepleted of energy, force, or strength; "impossible to grow tobacco on the exhausted soil"; "the exhausted food sources"; "exhausted oil wells"
splintsplintan orthopedic mechanical device used to immobilize and protect a part of the body (as a broken leg)
sprintsprinta quick run
squintsquintthe act of squinting; looking with the eyes partly closed
StentStenta slender tube inserted inside a tubular body part (as a blood vessel) to provide support during and after surgical anastomosis
stintstintan individual's prescribed share of work; "her stint as a lifeguard exhausted her"
stuntstunta difficult or unusual or dangerous feat; usually done to gain attention
tainttaintthe state of being contaminated
taunttauntaggravation by deriding or mocking or criticizing
tenttenta portable shelter (usually of canvas stretched over supporting poles and fastened to the ground with ropes and pegs); "he pitched his tent near the creek"
tinttinta quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color; "after several trials he mixed the shade of pink that she wanted"
TrentTrenta city in northern Italy (northwest of Venice) on the River Adige; the site of the Council of Trent
vauntvauntextravagant self-praise
VentVentactivity that frees or expresses creative energy or emotion; "she had no other outlet for her feelings"; "he gave vent to his anger"
wantwanta specific feeling of desire; "he got his wish"; "he was above all wishing and desire"
wentgoa board game for two players who place counters on a grid; the object is to surround and so capture the opponent's counters
wentwenddirect one's course or way; "wend your way through the crowds"
wontwontan established custom; "it was their habit to dine at 7 every evening"

Rhymes with 2 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
abientabientcharacterized by avoidance or withdrawal
absentabsentgo away or leave; "He absented himself"
accentaccenta diacritical mark used to indicate stress or placed above a vowel to indicate a special pronunciation
accountaccountthe quality of taking advantage; "she turned her writing skills to good account"
acquaintacquaintinform; "Please acquaint your colleagues of your plans to move"
adventadventarrival that has been awaited (especially of something momentous); "the advent of the computer"
affrontaffronta deliberately offensive act or something producing the effect of deliberate disrespect; "turning his back on me was a deliberate insult"
agentagentthe semantic role of the animate entity that instigates or causes the happening denoted by the verb in the clause
ailmentailmentan often persistent bodily disorder or disease; a cause for complaining
ambientambientcompletely enveloping; "the ambient air"; "ambient sound"; "the ambient temperature"
amentamenta cylindrical spikelike inflorescence
amountamounthow much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify
ancientancienta person who lived in ancient times
anointanointadminister an oil or ointment to ; often in a religious ceremony of blessing
anteante(poker) the initial contribution that each player makes to the pot
appointappointfurnish; "a beautifully appointed house"
ardentardentglowing or shining like fire; "from rank to rank she darts her ardent eyes"- Alexander Pope; "frightened by his ardent burning eyes"
ArendtArendtUnited States historian and political philosopher (born in Germany) (1906-1975)
argentargenta metal tincture used in heraldry to give a silvery appearance
ArhantArhanta Buddhist who has attained nirvana
arpentarpenta former French unit of area; equal approximately to an acre
arrantarrantwithout qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers; "an arrant fool"; "a complete coward"; "a consummate fool"; "a double-dyed villain"; "gross negligence"; "a perfect idiot"; "pure folly"; "what a sodding mess"; "stark staring mad"; "a thoroughgoing villain"; "utter nonsense"; "the unadulterated truth"
ascentascentthe act of changing location in an upward direction
askantaskant(used especially of glances) directed to one side with or as if with doubt or suspicion or envy; "her eyes with their misted askance look"- Elizabeth Bowen; "sidelong glances"
aslantaslanthaving an oblique or slanted direction
asquintasquint(used especially of glances) directed to one side with or as if with doubt or suspicion or envy; "her eyes with their misted askance look"- Elizabeth Bowen; "sidelong glances"
assentassentagreement with a statement or proposal to do something; "he gave his assent eagerly"; "a murmur of acquiescence from the assembly"
attaintattaintcondemn by attainder; "the man was attainted"
augmentaugmentenlarge or increase; "The recent speech of the president augmented tensions in the Near East"
bacchantbacchant(classical mythology) a priest or votary of Bacchus
bailmentbailmentthe delivery of personal property in trust by the bailor to the bailee
ballpointballpointa pen that has a small metal ball as the point of transfer of ink to paper
basementbasementthe lowermost portion of a structure partly or wholly below ground level; often used for storage
beachfrontbeachfronta strip of land running along a beach
BeaumontBeaumonta city of southeastern Texas near Houston
BelmontBelmonta racetrack for thoroughbred racing in Elmont on Long Island; site of the Belmont Stakes
besprentbesprentsprinkled over; "glistening grass besprent with raindrops"
bezantbezanta gold coin of the Byzantine Empire; widely circulated in Europe in the Middle Ages
bezzantbezzanta gold coin of the Byzantine Empire; widely circulated in Europe in the Middle Ages
biontbionta discrete unit of living matter
blatantblatantconspicuously and offensively loud; given to vehement outcry; "blatant radios"; "a clamorous uproar"; "strident demands"; "a vociferous mob"
bluepointbluepointsmall edible oyster typically from the southern shore of Long Island
blueprintblueprintphotographic print of plans or technical drawings etc.
bouffantbouffanta woman's hairstyle in which the hair gives a puffy appearance
bowfrontbowfronthaving an outward curving front; "a bowfront dresser"; "a bowfront house"
brisantbrisantof or relating to the power (the shattering effect) of an explosive
buoyantbuoyantcharacterized by liveliness and lightheartedness; "buoyant spirits"; "his quick wit and chirpy humor"; "looking bright and well and chirpy"; "a perky little widow in her 70s"
byzantbyzanta gold coin of the Byzantine Empire; widely circulated in Europe in the Middle Ages
cadentcadentmarked by a rhythmical cadence; "the cadenced crunch of marching feet"
candentcandentemitting light as a result of being heated; "an incandescent bulb"
casementcasementa window sash that is hinged (usually on one side)
catchmentcatchmenta structure in which water is collected (especially a natural drainage area)
catmintcatminthairy aromatic perennial herb having whorls of small white purple-spotted flowers in a terminal spike; used in the past as a domestic remedy; strongly attractive to cats
cementcementa specialized bony substance covering the root of a tooth
cerementcerementburial garment in which a corpse is wrapped
checkpointcheckpointa place (as at a frontier) where travellers are stopped for inspection and clearance
claimantclaimantsomeone who claims a benefit or right or title; "claimants of unemployment compensation"; "he was a claimant to the throne"
clamantclamantdemanding attention; "clamant needs"; "a crying need"; "regarded literary questions as exigent and momentous"- H.L.Mencken; "insistent hunger"; "an instant need"
ClementClement(used of persons or behavior) inclined to show mercy; "a more clement judge reduced the sentence"
clientclient(computer science) any computer that is hooked up to a computer network
clinquantclinquantglittering with gold or silver
cogentcogentpowerfully persuasive; "a cogent argument"; "a telling presentation"; "a weighty argument"
comintcominttechnical and intelligence information derived from foreign communications by other than the intended recipients
commentcommenta written explanation or criticism or illustration that is added to a book or other textual material; "he wrote an extended comment on the proposal"
complaintcomplaint(criminal law) a pleading describing some wrong or offense; "he was arrested on a charge of larceny"
confrontconfrontdeal with (something unpleasant) head on; "You must confront your problems"; "He faced the terrible consequences of his mistakes"
conjointconjointconsisting of two or more associated entities; "the interplay of these conjoined yet opposed factors"; "social order and prosperity, the conjoint aims of government"- J.K.Fairbank
consentconsentpermission to do something; "he indicated his consent"
ConstantConstanta quantity that does not vary
constraintconstraintthe act of constraining; the threat or use of force to control the thoughts or behavior of others
contentcontentsomething (a person or object or scene) selected by an artist or photographer for graphic representation; "a moving picture of a train is more dramatic than a still picture of the same subject"
conventconventa religious residence especially for nuns
coolantcoolanta fluid agent (gas or liquid) that produces cooling; especially one used to cool a system by transferring heat away from one part to another; "he added more coolant to the car's radiator"; "the atomic reactor used a gas coolant"; "lathe operators use an emulsion of oil and water as a coolant for the cutting tool"
couchantcouchantlying on the stomach with head raised with legs pointed forward
crescentcrescentany shape resembling the curved shape of the moon in its first or last quarters
croissantcroissantvery rich flaky crescent-shaped roll
currantcurrantany of several tart red or black berries used primarily for jellies and jams
currentcurrenta steady flow of a fluid (usually from natural causes); "the raft floated downstream on the current"; "he felt a stream of air"; "the hose ejected a stream of water"
DanteDantean Italian poet famous for writing the Divine Comedy that describes a journey through Hell and purgatory and paradise guided by Virgil and his idealized Beatrice (1265-1321)
decantdecantpour out; "the sommelier decanted the wines"
decentdecentconforming to conventions of sexual behavior; "speech in this circle, if not always decent, never became lewd"- George Santayana
descantdescanta decorative musical accompaniment (often improvised) added above a basic melody
descentdescentthe act of changing your location in a downward direction
detentdetenta hinged catch that fits into a notch of a ratchet to move a wheel forward or prevent it from moving backward
discantdiscanta decorative musical accompaniment (often improvised) added above a basic melody
discountdiscountthe act of reducing the selling price of merchandise
disjointdisjointbecome separated, disconnected or disjoint
dismountdismountthe act of dismounting (a horse or bike etc.)
dissentdissentthe act of protesting; a public (often organized) manifestation of dissent
dissidentdissidenta person who dissents from some established policy
distantdistantlocated far away spatially; "distant lands"; "remote stars"
distraintdistraintthe seizure and holding of property as security for payment of a debt or satisfaction of a claim; "Originally distress was a landlord's remedy against a tenant for unpaid rents or property damage but now the landlord is given a landlord's lien"
docentdocenta teacher at some universities
dormantdormantinactive but capable of becoming active; "her feelings of affection are dormant but easily awakened"
DurantDurantUnited States historian (1885-1981)
easementeasementthe act of reducing something unpleasant (as pain or annoyance); "he asked the nurse for relief from the constant pain"
eggplanteggplantegg-shaped vegetable having a shiny skin typically dark purple but occasionally white or yellow
elementelementan artifact that is one of the individual parts of which a composite entity is made up; especially a part that can be separated from or attached to a system; "spare components for cars"; "a component or constituent element of a system"
elintelintintelligence derived from electromagnetic radiations from foreign sources (other than radioactive sources)
ElmontElmonta town on Long Island in New York; site of Belmont Park
enchantenchantcast a spell over someone or something; put a hex on someone or something
endpointendpointa place where something ends or is complete
entrantentranta commodity that enters competition with established merchandise; "a well publicized entrant is the pocket computer"
erranterrantuncontrolled motion that is irregular or unpredictable; "an errant breeze"
eventeventsomething that happens at a given place and time
extantextantstill in existence; not extinct or destroyed or lost; "extant manuscripts"; "specimens of graphic art found among extant barbaric folk"- Edward Clodd
extentextentthe distance or area or volume over which something extends; "the vast extent of the desert"; "an orchard of considerable extent"
faineantfaineantdisinclined to work or exertion; "faineant kings under whose rule the country languished"; "an indolent hanger-on"; "too lazy to wash the dishes"; "shiftless idle youth"; "slothful employees"; "the unemployed are not necessarily work-shy"
fermentfermenta process in which an agent causes an organic substance to break down into simpler substances; especially, the anaerobic breakdown of sugar into alcohol
ferventferventextremely hot; "the fervent heat...merely communicated a genial warmth to their half-torpid systems"- Nathaniel Hawthorne; "set out...when the fervid heat subsides"- Frances Trollope
figmentfigmenta contrived or fantastic idea; "a figment of the imagination"
fitmentfitmentany of the items furnishing or equipping a room (especially built-in furniture); "she liked the kitchen fitments"
flagrantflagrantconspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible; "a crying shame"; "an egregious lie"; "flagrant violation of human rights"; "a glaring error"; "gross ineptitude"; "gross injustice"; "rank treachery"
flashpointflashpointthe lowest temperature at which the vapor of a combustible liquid can be ignited in air
flippantflippantshowing inappropriate levity
fluentfluentexpressing yourself readily, clearly, effectively; "able to dazzle with his facile tongue"; "silver speech"
fomentfomentbathe with warm water or medicated lotions; "His legs should be fomented"
fondantfondantcandy made of a thick creamy sugar paste
footprintfootprintthe area taken up by some object; "the computer had a desktop footprint of 10 by 16 inches"
forefrontforefrontthe position of greatest importance or advancement; the leading position in any movement or field; "the Cotswolds were once at the forefront of woollen manufacturing in England"; "the idea of motion was always to the forefront of his mind and central to his philosophy"
forintforintthe basic unit of money in Hungary
forwentforgolose ( or lose the right to ( by some error, offense, or crime; "you've forfeited your right to name your successor"; "forfeited property"
foxhuntfoxhuntmounted hunters follow hounds in pursuit of a fox
fragmentfragmenta broken piece of a brittle artifact
FremontFremontUnited States explorer who mapped much of the American west and Northwest (1813-1890)
fulgentfulgentshining intensely; "the blazing sun"; "blinding headlights"; "dazzling snow"; "fulgent patterns of sunlight"; "the glaring sun"
gallantgallanta man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance
gardantgardantlooking forward
garmentgarmentan article of clothing; "garments of the finest silk"
GeraintGeraint(Arthurian legend) one of the knights of the Round Table
giantgiantany creature of exceptional size
grandauntgrandauntan aunt of your father or mother
great-auntgreat-auntan aunt of your father or mother
guardantguardantlooking forward
gunflintgunflintthe piece of flint that provides the igniting spark in a flintlock weapon
gunpointgunpointthe gun muzzle's direction; "he held me up at the point of a gun"
half-pinthalf-pintdisparaging terms for small people
headcountheadcountnumber of people in a particular group
hell-benthell-bentrecklessly determined; "hell-bent on winning"
hoofprinthoofprinta visible impression on a surface made by the hoof of an animal
hutmenthutmentan encampment of huts (chiefly military)
hydranthydranta discharge pipe with a valve and spout at which water may be drawn from the mains of waterworks
implantimplanta prosthesis placed permanently in tissue
imprintimprinta device produced by pressure on a surface
indentindentthe space left between the margin and the start of an indented line
infantinfanta very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk; "the baby began to cry again"; "she held the baby in her arms"; "it sounds simple, but when you have your own baby it is all so different"
instantinstanta particular point in time; "the moment he arrived the party began"
intentintentan anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions; "his intent was to provide a new translation"; "good intentions are not enough"; "it was created with the conscious aim of answering immediate needs"; "he made no secret of his designs"
inventinventcome up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort; "excogitate a way to measure the speed of light"
judgementjudgementthe act of judging or assessing a person or situation or event; "they criticized my judgment of the contestants"
judgmentjudgmentthe act of judging or assessing a person or situation or event; "they criticized my judgment of the contestants"
jumentjumentan animal such as a donkey or ox or elephant used for transporting loads or doing other heavy work
lambentlambentsoftly bright or radiant; "a house aglow with lights"; "glowing embers"; "lambent tongues of flame"; "the lucent moon"; "a sky luminous with stars"
lamentlamenta mournful poem; a lament for the dead
latentlatent(pathology) not presently active; "latent infection"; "latent diabetes"
leadplantleadplantshrub of sandy woodlands and stream banks of western United States having hoary pinnate flowers and dull-colored racemose flowers; thought to indicate the presence of lead ore
lenientlenientcharacterized by tolerance and mercy
levantlevantthe former name for the geographical area of the eastern Mediterranean that is now occupied by Lebanon, Syria, and Israel
lodgementlodgementthe state or quality of being lodged or fixed even temporarily; "the lodgment of the balloon in the tree"
lodgmentlodgmentthe state or quality of being lodged or fixed even temporarily; "the lodgment of the balloon in the tree"
lomentlomentseedpods that are constricted between the seeds and that break apart when mature into single-seeded segments
lucentlucentsoftly bright or radiant; "a house aglow with lights"; "glowing embers"; "lambent tongues of flame"; "the lucent moon"; "a sky luminous with stars"
manhuntmanhuntan organized search (by police) for a person (charged with a crime)
MerchantMerchanta businessperson engaged in retail trade
merchantmerchanta businessperson engaged in retail trade
midpointmidpointa point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figure
migrantmigranttraveler who moves from one region or country to another
miscountmiscountan inaccurate count
miscreantmiscreanta person without moral scruples
misprintmisprinta mistake in printed matter resulting from mechanical failures of some kind
misspentmisspendspend (money or other resources) unwisely
momentmomenthaving important effects or influence; "decisions of great consequence are made by the president himself"; "virtue is of more moment than security"; "that result is of no consequence"
montemontea gambling card game of Spanish origin; 3 or 4 cards are dealt face up and players bet that one of them will be matched before the others as the cards are dealt from the pack one at a time
mordantmordanta substance used to treat leather or other materials before dyeing; aids in dyeing process
movementmovementthe act of changing location from one place to another; "police controlled the motion of the crowd"; "the movement of people from the farms to the cities"; "his move put him directly in my path"
mutantmutantan animal that has undergone mutation
nascentnascentbeing born or beginning; "the nascent chicks"; "a nascent insurgency"
nauseantnauseanta medicine that induces nausea and vomiting
nescientnescientuneducated in general; lacking knowledge or sophistication; "an ignorant man"; "nescient of contemporary literature"; "an unlearned group incapable of understanding complex issues"; "exhibiting contempt for his unlettered companions"
newsprintnewsprintcheap paper made from wood pulp and used for printing newspapers; "they used bales of newspaper every day"
no-accountno-accountan idle worthless person
nocentnocenthaving a tendency to cause harm
no-countno-countwithout merit; "a sorry horse"; "a sorry excuse"; "a lazy no-count, good-for-nothing goldbrick"; "the car was a no-good piece of junk"
noneventnoneventan anticipated event that turns out to be far less significant than was expected
nonextantnonextantno longer existing or inaccessible through loss or destruction; "its nonextant original was written on vellum"- G.B.Saul
nutrientnutrientany substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue
octantoctanta measuring instrument for measuring angles to a celestial body; similar to a sextant but with 45 degree calibration
oddmentoddmentsomething unusual -- perhaps worthy of collecting
offprintoffprinta separately printed article that originally appeared in a larger publication
ointmentointmenttoiletry consisting of any of various substances in the form of a thick liquid that have a soothing and moisturizing effect when applied to the skin
orientorientthe hemisphere that includes Eurasia and Africa and Australia
outpointoutpointscore more points than one's opponents
outwentoutgomoney paid out; an amount spent
oxtantoxtanta unit of angular distance equal to half a quadrant
pageantpageantan elaborate representation of scenes from history etc; usually involves a parade with rich costumes
parchmentparchmentskin of a sheep or goat prepared for writing on
parentparentan organism (plant or animal) from which younger ones are obtained
passantpassantin walking position with right foreleg raised
patentpatenta document granting an inventor sole rights to an invention
patientpatientthe semantic role of an entity that is not the agent but is directly involved in or affected by the happening denoted by the verb in the clause
pavementpavementthe paved surface of a thoroughfare
paymentpaymentthe act of paying money
peasantpeasanta country person
peccantpeccantliable to sin; "a frail and peccable mortal"- Sir Walter Scott
pedantpedanta person who pays more attention to formal rules and book learning than they merit
penchantpenchanta strong liking; "my own preference is for good literature"; "the Irish have a penchant for blarney"
pendantpendantbranched lighting fixture; often ornate; hangs from the ceiling
pendentpendentbranched lighting fixture; often ornate; hangs from the ceiling
pennantpennanta long flag; often tapering
percentpercenta proportion in relation to a whole (which is usually the amount per hundred)
permeantpermeantspreading or spread throughout; "armed with permeative irony...he punctures affectations"; "the pervasive odor of garlic"; "an error is pervasive if it is material to more than one conclusion"
pheasantpheasantlarge long-tailed gallinaceous bird native to the Old World but introduced elsewhere
piedmontpiedmontthe region of northwestern Italy; includes the Po valley
pieplantpieplantlong pinkish sour leafstalks usually eaten cooked and sweetened
pigmentpigmenta substance used as a coating to protect or decorate a surface (especially a mixture of pigment suspended in a liquid); dries to form a hard coating; "artists use `paint' and `pigment' interchangeably"
pinpointpinpointthe sharp point of a pin
piquantpiquantattracting or delighting; "an engaging frankness"; "a piquant face with large appealing eyes"
placementplacementcontact established between applicants and prospective employees; "the agency provided placement services"
plainchantplainchanta liturgical chant of the Roman Catholic Church
plangentplangentloud and resounding; "plangent bells"; "the plangent minority"
pleasantpleasant(of persons) having pleasing manners or behavior; "I didn't enjoy it and probably wasn't a pleasant person to be around"
pliantpliantcapable of being bent or flexed or twisted without breaking; "a flexible wire"; "a pliant young tree"
poignantpoignantarousing affect; "the homecoming of the released hostages was an affecting scene"; "poignant grief cannot endure forever"; "his gratitude was simple and touching"
portentportenta sign of something about to happen; "he looked for an omen before going into battle"
potentpotenthaving a strong physiological or chemical effect; "a potent toxin"; "potent liquor"; "a potent cup of tea", "a stiff drink"
pregnantpregnantcarrying developing offspring within the body or being about to produce new life
prescientprescientperceiving the significance of events before they occur; "extraordinarily prescient memoranda on the probable course of postwar relations"-R.H.Rovere
presentpresenta verb tense that expresses actions or states at the time of speaking
presidentpresidentthe office of the United States head of state; "a President is elected every four years"
preventpreventstop (someone or something) from doing something or being in a certain state; "We must prevent the cancer from spreading"; "His snoring kept me from falling asleep"; "Keep the child from eating the marbles"
prudentprudentcareful and sensible; marked by sound judgment; "a prudent manager"; "prudent rulers"; "prudent hesitation"; "more prudent to hide than to fight"
prurientprurientcharacterized by lust; "eluding the lubricious embraces of her employer"; "her sensuous grace roused his lustful nature"; "prurient literature"; "prurient thoughts"; "a salacious rooster of a little man"
pungentpungentcapable of wounding; "a barbed compliment"; "a biting aphorism"; "pungent satire"
quadrantquadranta measuring instrument for measuring altitude of heavenly bodies
quotientquotientthe number obtained by division
raimentraimentespecially fine or decorative clothing
rampantrampant(of a plant) having a lush and unchecked growth; "a rampant growth of weeds"
reacquaintreacquaintfamiliarize anew; "We reacquainted ourselves with this technique"
reactantreactanta chemical substance that is present at the start of a chemical reaction
reagentreagenta chemical agent for use in chemical reactions
recantrecantformally reject or disavow a formerly held belief, usually under pressure; "He retracted his earlier statements about his religion"; "She abjured her beliefs"
recentrecentapproximately the last 10,000 years
recountrecountan additional (usually a second) count; especially of the votes in a close election
recreantrecreanta disloyal person who betrays or deserts his cause or religion or political party or friend etc.
reentrantreentrant(of angles) pointing inward; "a polygon with re-entrant angles"
re-entrantre-entrant(of angles) pointing inward; "a polygon with re-entrant angles"
regentregentsomeone who rules during the absence or incapacity or minority of the country's monarch
regnantregnantexercising power or authority
reinventreinventcreate anew and make over; "He reinvented African music for American listeners"
relentrelentgive in, as to influence or pressure
RembrandtRembrandtinfluential Dutch artist (1606-1669)
remnantremnanta piece of cloth that is left over after the rest has been used or sold
remountremounta fresh horse especially (formerly) to replace one killed or injured in battle
renterenteincome from capital investment paid in a series of regular payments; "his retirement fund was set up to be paid as an annuity"
repaintrepaintpaint again; "He repainted the wall after the child smeared it with tomato sauce"
repentrepentfeel remorse for; feel sorry for; be contrite about
replantreplantplant again or anew; "They replanted the land"; "He replanted the seedlings"
repointrepointrepair the joints of bricks; "point a chimney"
reprintreprinta separately printed article that originally appeared in a larger publication
resentresendfeel bitter or indignant about; "She resents being paid less than her co-workers"
resentresentfeel bitter or indignant about; "She resents being paid less than her co-workers"
restraintrestraintthe act of controlling by restraining someone or something; "the unlawful restraint of trade"
riantriantshowing or feeling mirth or pleasure or happiness; "laughing children"
rodentrodentrelatively small placental mammals having a single pair of constantly growing incisor teeth specialized for gnawing
sapientsapientacutely insightful and wise; "much too perspicacious to be taken in by such a spurious argument"; "observant and thoughtful, he was given to asking sagacious questions"; "a source of valuable insights and sapient advice to educators"
SargentSargentUnited States painter (born in Italy) known for his society portraits (1856-1925)
savantsavantsomeone who has been admitted to membership in a scholarly field
scandentscandentused especially of plants; having a tendency to climb; "plants of a creeping or scandent nature"
seafrontseafrontthe waterfront of a seaside town
sealantsealanta kind of sealing material that is used to form a hard coating on a porous surface (as a coat of paint or varnish used to size a surface)
seamountseamountan underwater mountain rising above the ocean floor
secantsecantratio of the hypotenuse to the adjacent side of a right-angled triangle
segmentsegmentone of several parts or pieces that fit with others to constitute a whole object; "a section of a fishing rod"; "metal sections were used below ground"; "finished the final segment of the road"
sentesente100 lisente equal 1 loti in Lesotho; one sente is worth one-hundredth of a loti
sentientsentientendowed with feeling and unstructured consciousness; "the living knew themselves just sentient puppets on God's stage"- T.E.Lawrence
sergeantsergeanta lawman with the rank of sergeant
SergeantSergeanta lawman with the rank of sergeant
serjeantserjeantan English barrister of the highest rank
serpentserpentlimbless scaly elongate reptile; some are venomous
servantservanta person working in the service of another (especially in the household)
sextantsextanta measuring instrument for measuring the angular distance between celestial objects; resembles an octant
shipmentshipmentthe act of sending off something
shirtfrontshirtfronta man's detachable insert (usually starched) to simulate the front of a shirt
shopfrontshopfrontthe front side of a store facing the street; usually contains display windows
sigintsigintintelligence information gathered from communications intelligence or electronics intelligence or telemetry intelligence
silentsilentunable to speak because of hereditary deafness
skinflintskinflinta selfish person who is unwilling to give or spend
SolentSolenta strait of the English Channel between the coast of Hampshire and the Isle of Wight
solventsolventa statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem; "they were trying to find a peaceful solution"; "the answers were in the back of the book"; "he computed the result to four decimal places"
sonantsonanta speech sound accompanied by sound from the vocal cords
sorbentsorbenta material that sorbs another substance; i.e. that has the capacity or tendency to take it up by either absorption or adsorption
spearmintspearmintcommon garden herb having clusters of small purplish flowers and yielding an oil used as a flavoring
spearpointspearpointthe head and sharpened point of a spear
spirantspiranta continuant consonant produced by breath moving against a narrowing of the vocal tract
stagnantstagnantnot growing or changing; without force or vitality
standpointstandpointa mental position from which things are viewed; "we should consider this problem from the viewpoint of the Russians"; "teaching history gave him a special point of view toward current events"
statantstatantstanding on four feet
statementstatementa document showing credits and debits
stridentstridentunpleasantly loud and harsh
stringentstringentdemanding strict attention to rules and procedures; "rigorous discipline"; "tight security"; "stringent safety measures"
studentstudenta learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines
supplantsupplanttake the place or move into the position of; "Smith replaced Miller as CEO after Miller left"; "the computer has supplanted the slide rule"; "Mary replaced Susan as the team's captain and the highest-ranked player in the school"
surmountsurmountbe or do something to a greater degree; "her performance surpasses that of any other student I know"; "She outdoes all other athletes"; "This exceeds all my expectations"; "This car outperforms all others in its class"
surprintsurprintsomething added by overprinting
talenttalentnatural abilities or qualities
tangenttangentratio of the opposite to the adjacent side of a right-angled triangle
TashkentTashkentthe capital of Uzbekistan
taskenttaskentthe capital of Uzbekistan
telinttelintintelligence derived from the interception and processing and analysis of foreign telemetry
tenanttenantsomeone who pays rent to use land or a building or a car that is owned by someone else; "the landlord can evict a tenant who doesn't pay the rent"
tenementtenementa run-down apartment house barely meeting minimal standards
thumbprintthumbprintfingerprint made by the thumb (especially by the pad of the thumb)
tormenttormentthe act of harassing someone
torrenttorrenta violently fast stream of water (or other liquid); "the houses were swept away in the torrent"
transeunttranseuntof a mental act; causing effects outside the mind
transienttransient(physics) a short-lived oscillation in a system caused by a sudden change of voltage or current or load
transplanttransplantthe act of removing something from one location and introducing it in another location; "the transplant did not flower until the second year"; "too frequent transplanting is not good for families"; "she returned to Alabama because she could not bear transplantation"
treatmenttreatmentcare provided to improve a situation (especially medical procedures or applications that are intended to relieve illness or injury)
trenchanttrenchantclearly or sharply defined to the mind; "clear-cut evidence of tampering"; "Claudius was the first to invade Britain with distinct...intentions of conquest"; "trenchant distinctions between right and wrong"
tridenttridenta spear with three prongs
truanttruantsomeone who shirks duty
tyranttyranta cruel and oppressive dictator
unbentunbenderect in posture; "sit straight"; "stood defiantly with unbowed back"
unsentunsentnot dispatched or transmitted; "the letter remained unwritten and unsent"
unspentunspent(of financial resources) not spent; "unexpended funds"; "his unspent allowance"
upfrontupfrontfrank and honest; "he was upfront about his intentions"
urgenturgentcompelling immediate action; "too pressing to permit of longer delay"; "the urgent words `Hurry! Hurry!'"; "bridges in urgent need of repair"
vacantvacantwithout an occupant or incumbent; "the throne is never vacant"
vagrantvagranta wanderer who has no established residence or visible means of support
valentvalent(chemistry) having valence; usually used in combination
varmentvarmentany usually predatory wild animal considered undesirable; e.g., coyote
varmintvarmintany usually predatory wild animal considered undesirable; e.g., coyote
verdantverdantcharacterized by abundance of verdure
VermontVermonta state in New England
versantversantthe side or slope of a mountain; "conifer forests cover the eastern versant"
vestmentvestmentgown (especially ceremonial garments) worn by the clergy
vibrantvibrantof colors that are bright and striking
viewpointviewpointa mental position from which things are viewed; "we should consider this problem from the viewpoint of the Russians"; "teaching history gave him a special point of view toward current events"
viscountviscounta British peer who ranks below an earl and above a baron
volantvolantwith wings extended in a flying position
warrantwarranta writ from a court commanding police to perform specified acts
weldmentweldmentan assembly of parts welded together
well-meantwell-meantmarked by good intentions though often producing unfortunate results; "a well-intentioned but clumsy waiter"; "a well-meaning but tactless fellow"; "the son's well-meaning efforts threw a singular chill upon the father's admirers"- S.W.Maughm; "blunt but well-meant criticism"
wellpointwellpointa perforated tube driven into the ground to collect water from the surrounding area
wisentwisentEuropean bison having a smaller and higher head than the North American bison
witchhuntwitch-huntsearching out and harassing dissenters
witch-huntwitch-huntsearching out and harassing dissenters

Rhymes with 3 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
abasementabasementdepriving one of self-esteem
abashmentabashmentfeeling embarrassed due to modesty
abatementabatementthe act of abating; "laws enforcing noise abatement"
abducentabducenta small motor nerve supplying the lateral rectus muscle of the eye
aberrantaberrantone whose behavior departs substantially from the norm of a group
abetmentabetmentthe verbal act of urging on
abeyantabeyantinactive but capable of becoming active; "her feelings of affection are dormant but easily awakened"
abhorrentabhorrentoffensive to the mind; "an abhorrent deed"; "the obscene massacre at Wounded Knee"; "morally repugnant customs"; "repulsive behavior"; "the most repulsive character in recent novels"
abradantabradanta tool or machine used for wearing down or smoothing or polishing
abridgementabridgementa shortened version of a written work
abridgmentabridgmenta shortened version of a written work
abscondmentabscondmentthe act of running away secretly (as to avoid arrest)
absorbentabsorbenta material having capacity or tendency to absorb another substance
abstinentabstinenta person who refrains from drinking intoxicating beverages
abundantabundantpresent in great quantity; "an abundant supply of water"
abutmentabutmenta masonry support that touches and directly receives thrust or pressure of an arch or bridge
acceptantacceptantaccepting willingly; "acceptive of every new idea"; "an acceptant type of mind"
accidentaccidentanything that happens suddenly or by chance without an apparent cause; "winning the lottery was a happy accident"; "the pregnancy was a stroke of bad luck"; "it was due to an accident or fortuity"
accordantaccordantbeing in agreement or harmony; often followed by `with'; "a place perfectly accordant with man's nature"-Thomas Hardy
accouchementaccouchementthe parturition process in human beings; having a baby; the process of giving birth to a child
accountantaccountantsomeone who maintains and audits business accounts
accruementaccruementthe act of accumulating
accumbentaccumbentlying down; in a position of comfort or rest
achievementachievementthe action of accomplishing something
acquirementacquirementan ability that has been acquired by training
acrodontacrodontan animal having teeth consolidated with the summit of the alveolar ridge without sockets
adamantadamantvery hard native crystalline carbon valued as a gem
adducentadducentespecially of muscles; bringing together or drawing toward the midline of the body or toward an adjacent part
adherentadherentsomeone who believes and helps to spread the doctrine of another
adientadientcharacterized by acceptance or approach
adjacentadjacentnear or close to but not necessarily touching; "lands adjacent to the mountains"; "New York and adjacent cities"
adjournmentadjournmentthe termination of a meeting
adjustmentadjustmentthe act of making something different (as e.g. the size of a garment)
adjutantadjutantlarge Indian stork with a military gait
adjuvantadjuvantan additive that enhances the effectiveness of medical treatment
adornmentadornmentthe action of decorating yourself with something colorful and interesting
adsorbentadsorbenta material having capacity or tendency to adsorb another substance
advancementadvancementgradual improvement or growth or development; "advancement of knowledge"; "great progress in the arts"
advertentadvertentgiving attention
advisementadvisementcareful consideration; "a little deliberation would have deterred them"
afferentafferenta nerve that passes impulses from receptors toward or to the central nervous system
affiantaffianta person who makes an affidavit
affluentaffluenta branch that flows into the main stream
agreementagreementcompatibility of observations; "there was no agreement between theory and measurement"; "the results of two tests were in correspondence"
albescentalbescentbecoming or shading into white
alignmentalignmentthe act of adjusting or aligning the parts of a device in relation to each other
alimentalimenta source of materials to nourish the body
alinementalinementan organization of people (or countries) involved in a pact or treaty
aliquantaliquantan integer that is not an exact divisor of some quantity; "5 is an aliquant part of 12"
allegementallegementstatements affirming or denying certain matters of fact that you are prepared to prove
allotmentallotmentthe act of distributing by allotting or apportioning; distribution according to a plan; "the apportionment of seats in the House of Representatives is based on the relative population of each state"
allurementallurementthe act of enticing a person to do something wrong (as an offer of sex in return for money)
AlupentAlupenta bronchodilator (trade name Alupent) used to treat asthma and emphysema and other lung conditions; available in oral or inhalant forms; side effects include tachycardia and shakiness
amazementamazementthe feeling that accompanies something extremely surprising; "he looked at me in astonishment"
ambulantambulantable to walk about; "the patient is ambulatory"
amendmentamendmentthe act of amending or correcting
amercementamercementmoney extracted as a penalty
amusementamusementan activity that is diverting and that holds the attention
andanteandantea musical composition or musical passage to be performed moderately slow
announcementannouncementa formal public statement; "the government made an announcement about changes in the drug war"; "a declaration of independence"
annuitantannuitantthe recipient of an annuity
annulmentannulmentthe act of abrogating; an official or legal cancellation
anointmentanointmentthe act of applying oil or an oily liquid
apartmentapartmenta suite of rooms usually on one floor of an apartment house
aperientaperienta purging medicine; stimulates evacuation of the bowels
apparentapparentclearly revealed to the mind or the senses or judgment; "the effects of the drought are apparent to anyone who sees the parched fields"; "evident hostility"; "manifest disapproval"; "patent advantages"; "made his meaning plain"; "it is plain that he is no reactionary"; "in plain view"
appeasementappeasementthe act of appeasing (as by acceding to the demands of)
appellantappellantthe party who appeals a decision of a lower court
appendantappendantaffixed as an appendage
appetentappetentmarked by eager desire; "a big rich appetent Western city"
applemintapplemintmint with apple-scented stems of southern and western Europe; naturalized in United States
applicantapplicanta person who requests or seeks something such as assistance or employment or admission
appointmentappointment(law) the act of disposing of property by virtue of the power of appointment; "she allocated part of the trust to her church by appointment"
aquatintaquatinta method of etching that imitates the broad washes of a water color
arc-boutantarc-boutanta buttress that stands apart from the main structure and connected to it by an arch
arctangentarctangentthe inverse function of the tangent; the angle that has a tangent equal to a given number
argumentargumenta course of reasoning aimed at demonstrating a truth or falsehood; the methodical process of logical reasoning; "I can't follow your line of reasoning"
armamentarmamentthe act of equiping with weapons in preparation for war
arraignmentarraignmenta legal document calling someone to court to answer an indictment
arrangementarrangementthe act of arranging and adapting a piece of music
arrogantarroganthaving or showing feelings of unwarranted importance out of overbearing pride; "an arrogant official"; "arrogant claims"; "chesty as a peacock"
ascendantascendantsomeone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent)
ascendentascendentsomeone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent)
aspirantaspirantan ambitious and aspiring young person; "a lofty aspirant"; "two executive hopefuls joined the firm"; "the audience was full of Madonna wannabes"
assailantassailantsomeone who attacks
assentientassentientexpressing agreement or consent; "an assenting nod"
assessmentassessmentthe act of judging or assessing a person or situation or event; "they criticized my judgment of the contestants"
assignmentassignmentthe act of putting a person into a non-elective position; "the appointment had to be approved by the whole committee"
assistantassistanta person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose; "my invaluable assistant"; "they hired additional help to finish the work"
assonantassonanthaving the same vowel sound occurring with different consonants in successive words or stressed syllables
assortmentassortmentthe act of distributing things into classes or categories of the same type
assurgentassurgentgrowing or extending upward; "an assurgent stem or leaf"
astringentastringenta drug that causes contraction of body tissues and canals
atonementatonementthe act of atoning for sin or wrongdoing (especially appeasing a deity)
AtroventAtroventan inhaled bronchodilator (trade name Atrovent)
attachmentattachmentthe act of fastening things together
attainmentattainmentarrival at a new stage; "his attainment of puberty was delayed by malnutrition"
attendantattendantan event or situation that happens at the same time as or in connection with another
attestantattestantsomeone who affirms or vouches for the correctness or truth or genuineness of something
avermentavermenta declaration that is made emphatically (as if no supporting evidence were necessary)
avouchmentavouchmenta statement asserting the existence or the truth of something
bacchantebacchante(classical mythology) a priestess or votary of Bacchus
bafflementbafflementconfusion resulting from failure to understand
banishmentbanishmentrejection by means of an act of banishing or proscribing someone
battlefrontbattlefrontthe line along which opposing armies face each other
battlementbattlementa rampart built around the top of a castle with regular gaps for firing arrows or guns
befoulmentbefoulmentthe state of being polluted
beguilementbeguilementan entertainment that provokes pleased interest and distracts you from worries and vexations
bemusementbemusementconfusion resulting from failure to understand
benignantbenignantpleasant and beneficial in nature or influence; "a benign smile"; "the benign sky"; "the benign influence of pure air"
bereavementbereavementstate of sorrow over the death or departure of a loved one
bestowmentbestowmentthe act of conferring an honor or presenting a gift
bettermentbettermentthe act of relieving ills and changing for the better
bewitchmentbewitchmenta magical spell
bivalentbivalentused of homologous chromosomes associated in pairs in synapsis
blandishmentblandishmentthe act of urging by means of teasing or flattery
bodypaintbodypaintapply paint to a body
bombardmentbombardmentan attack by dropping bombs
BramanteBramantegreat Italian architect of the High Renaissance in Italy (1444-1514)
brilliantbrilliantfull of light; shining intensely; "a brilliant star"; "brilliant chandeliers"
butter-printbutter-printtall annual herb or subshrub of tropical Asia having velvety leaves and yellow flowers and yielding a strong fiber; naturalized in southeastern Europe and United States
calamintcalamintperennial aromatic herbs growing in hedgerows or scrub or open woodlands from western Europe to central Asia and in North America
candescentcandescentglowing from great heat
canescentcanescentcovered with fine whitish hairs or down
cantonmentcantonmenttemporary living quarters specially built by the army for soldiers; "wherever he went in the camp the men were grumbling"
catamountcatamountlarge American feline resembling a lion
caulescentcaulescent(of plants) producing a well-developed stem above ground
cauterantcauterantan instrument or substance used to destroy tissue for medical reasons (eg removal of a wart) by burning it with a hot iron or an electric current or a caustic or by freezing it
celebrantcelebrantan officiating priest celebrating the Eucharist
chastisementchastisementverbal punishment
chatoyantchatoyantvarying in color when seen in different lights or from different angles; "changeable taffeta"; "chatoyant (or shot) silk"; "a dragonfly hovered, vibrating and iridescent"
chokepointchokepointa point of congestion or blockage; "the bridge is always a chokepoint at rush hour"
circumventcircumventavoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues); "He dodged the issue"; "she skirted the problem"; "They tend to evade their responsibilities"; "he evaded the questions skillfully"
clairvoyantclairvoyantsomeone who has the power of clairvoyance
coefficientcoefficienta constant number that serves as a measure of some property or characteristic
coexistentcoexistentexisting at the same time
cognisantcognisant(sometimes followed by `of') having or showing knowledge or understanding or realization or perception; "was aware of his opponent's hostility"; "became aware of her surroundings"; "aware that he had exceeded the speed limit"
cognizantcognizant(sometimes followed by `of') having or showing knowledge or understanding or realization or perception; "was aware of his opponent's hostility"; "became aware of her surroundings"; "aware that he had exceeded the speed limit"
coherentcoherentsticking together; "two coherent sheets"; "tenacious burrs"
coincidentcoincidentmatching point for point; "coincident circles"
combatantcombatantsomeone who fights (or is fighting)
comburantcomburantsupporting combustion
comburentcomburentsupporting combustion
commandantcommandantan officer in command of a military unit
commandmentcommandmenta doctrine that is taught; "the teachings of religion"; "he believed all the Christian precepts"
commencementcommencementthe act of starting something; "he was responsible for the beginning of negotiations"
commitmentcommitmentthe official act of consigning a person to confinement (as in a prison or mental hospital)
compartmentcompartmenta partitioned section, chamber, or separate room within a larger enclosed area
competentcompetentadequate for the purpose; "a competent performance"
complacentcomplacentcontented to a fault with oneself or one's actions; "he had become complacent after years of success"; "his self-satisfied dignity"
complainantcomplainanta person who brings an action in a court of law
complaisantcomplaisantshowing a cheerful willingness to do favors for others; "to close one's eyes like a complaisant husband whose wife has taken a lover"; "the obliging waiter was in no hurry for us to leave"
complementcomplementsomething added to complete or embellish or make perfect; "a fine wine is a perfect complement to the dinner"; "wild rice was served as an accompaniment to the main dish"
compliantcompliantdisposed or willing to comply; "children compliant with the parental will"
complimentcomplimenta remark (or act) expressing praise and admiration
componentcomponentan artifact that is one of the individual parts of which a composite entity is made up; especially a part that can be separated from or attached to a system; "spare components for cars"; "a component or constituent element of a system"
comportmentcomportmentdignified manner or conduct
concealmentconcealmentthe activity of keeping something secret
concordantconcordantbeing of the same opinion
concurrentconcurrentoccurring or operating at the same time; "a series of coincident events"
condimentcondimenta preparation (a sauce or relish or spice) to enhance flavor or enjoyment; "mustard and ketchup are condiments"
condolentcondolentexpressing sympathy with a person who experienced the death of a loved one
confermentconfermentthe act of conferring an honor or presenting a gift
confidantconfidantsomeone to whom private matters are confided
confidentconfidentnot liable to error in judgment or action; "most surefooted of the statesmen who dealt with the depression"- Walter Lippman; "demonstrates a surefooted storytelling talent"- Michiko Kakutani
confinementconfinementthe act of restraining of a person's liberty by confining them
confluentconfluenta branch that flows into the main stream
congealmentcongealmentthe process of congealing; solidification by (or as if by) freezing
congregantcongreganta member of a congregation (especially that of a church or synagogue)
congruentcongruentcoinciding when superimposed
conodontconodontsmall (2 inches long) extinct eellike fish with a finned tail and a notochord and having cone-shaped teeth containing cellular bone; late Cambrian to late Triassic; possible predecessor of the cyclostomes
consentientconsentientin complete agreement; "a unanimous decision"
consignmentconsignmentthe delivery of goods for sale or disposal
consistentconsistentmarked by an orderly, logical, and aesthetically consistent relation of parts; "a coherent argument"
consonantconsonanta speech sound that is not a vowel
consultantconsultantan expert who gives advice; "an adviser helped students select their courses"; "the United States sent military advisors to Guatemala"
containmentcontainmentthe act of containing; keeping something from spreading; "the containment of the AIDS epidemic"; "the containment of the rebellion"
contentmentcontentmenthappiness with one's situation in life
contestantcontestanta person who participates in competitions
continentcontinentthe European mainland; "Englishmen like to visit the Continent but they wouldn't like to live there"
contingentcontingenta gathering of persons representative of some larger group; "each nation sent a contingent of athletes to the Olympics"
convenientconvenientlarge and roomy (`convenient' is archaic in this sense); "a commodious harbor"; "a commodious building suitable for conventions"
convergentconvergenttending to come together from different directions
conversantconversant(usually followed by `with') well informed about or knowing thoroughly; "conversant with business trends"; "familiar with the complex machinery"; "he was familiar with those roads"
cormorantcormorantlarge voracious dark-colored long-necked seabird with a distensible pouch for holding fish; used in Asia to catch fish
corposantcorposantan electrical discharge accompanied by ionization of surrounding atmosphere
corpulentcorpulentexcessively fat; "a weighty man"
coruscantcoruscanthaving brief brilliant points or flashes of light; "bugle beads all aglitter"; "glinting eyes"; "glinting water"; "his glittering eyes were cold and malevolent"; "shop window full of glittering Christmas trees"; "glittery costume jewelry"; "scintillant mica"; "the scintillating stars"; "a dress with sparkly sequins"; "`glistering' is an archaic term"
cosecantcosecantratio of the hypotenuse to the opposite side of a right-angled triangle
cotangentcotangentratio of the adjacent to the opposite side of a right-angled triangle
cotenantcotenantone of two or more tenants holding title to the same property
counterpointcounterpointa musical form involving the simultaneous sound of two or more melodies
courantecourantea court dance of the 16th century; consisted of short advances and retreats
covalentcovalentof or relating to or characterized by covalence; "covalent bond"
covenantcovenant(Bible) an agreement between God and his people in which God makes certain promises and requires certain behavior from them in return
crapulentcrapulentsuffering from excessive eating or drinking; "crapulent sleep"; "a crapulous stomach"
crosscurrentcrosscurrentactions counter to the main group activity; "political crosscurrents disrupted the conference"
cuckoopintcuckoopintcommon European arum with lanceolate spathe and short purple spadix; emerges in early spring; source of a starch called arum
curettementcurettementsurgery to remove tissue or growths from a bodily cavity (as the uterus) by scraping with a curette
curtailmentcurtailmentthe reduction of expenditures in order to become financially stable
cynodontcynodontsmall carnivorous reptiles
dealignmentdealignmenta process whereby voters are moved toward nonpartisanship thus weakening the structure of political parties
debarmentdebarmentthe act of prevention by legal means; "they achieved his debarment from holding public office"
debasementdebasementchanging to a lower state (a less respected state)
debridementdebridementsurgical removal of foreign material and dead tissue from a wound in order to prevent infection and promote healing
decadentdecadenta person who has fallen into a decadent state (morally or artistically)
decampmentdecampmentbreaking camp
decedentdecedentsomeone who is no longer alive; "I wonder what the dead person would have done"
decrementdecrementthe amount by which something decreases
decumbentdecumbentlying down; in a position of comfort or rest
defacementdefacementthe act of damaging the appearance or surface of something; "the defacement of an Italian mosaic during the Turkish invasion"; "he objected to the dam's massive disfigurement of the landscape"
defendantdefendanta person or institution against whom an action is brought in a court of law; the person being sued or accused
deferentdeferentshowing deference
defermentdefermentact of putting off to a future time
defiantdefiantboldly resisting authority or an opposing force; "brought up to be aggressive and defiant"; "a defiant attitude"
deficientdeficientinadequate in amount or degree; "a deficient education"; "deficient in common sense"; "lacking in stamina"; "tested and found wanting"
defilementdefilementthe state of being polluted
defraymentdefraymentthe act of paying money
dehiscentdehiscent(of e.g. fruits and anthers) opening spontaneously at maturity to release seeds
demulcentdemulcenta medication (in the form of an oil or salve etc.) that soothes inflamed or injured skin
denouncementdenouncementa public act of denouncing
departmentdepartmenta specialized sphere of knowledge; "baking is not my department"; "his work established a new department of literature"
dependantdependanta person who relies on another person for support (especially financial support)
dependentdependenta person who relies on another person for support (especially financial support)
deploymentdeploymentthe distribution of forces in preparation for battle or work
deponentdeponenta person who testifies or gives a deposition
deportmentdeportment(behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people
depressantdepressanta drug that reduces excitability and calms a person
derailmentderailmentan accident in which a train runs off its track
derangementderangementthe act of disturbing the mind or body; "his carelessness could have caused an ecological upset"; "she was unprepared for this sudden overthrow of their normal way of living"
DescendantDescendanta person considered as descended from some ancestor or race
descendentdescendenta person considered as descended from some ancestor or race
desiccantdesiccanta substance that promotes drying (e.g., calcium oxide absorbs water and is used to remove moisture)
despoilmentdespoilmentthe act of stripping and taking by force
despondentdespondentwithout or almost without hope; "despondent about his failure"; "too heartsick to fight back"
detachmentdetachmentthe act of releasing from an attachment or connection
detainmentdetainmenta state of being confined (usually for a short time); "his detention was politically motivated"; "the prisoner is on hold"; "he is in the custody of police"
detentedetentethe easing of tensions or strained relations (especially between nations)
detergentdetergenta cleansing agent that differs from soap but can also emulsify oils and hold dirt in suspension
determentdetermenta communication that makes you afraid to try something
deterrentdeterrentsomething immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress
dethronementdethronementthe act of deposing someone; removing a powerful person from a position or office
detrimentdetrimenta damage or loss
deviantdevianta person whose behavior deviates from what is acceptable especially in sexual behavior
devilmentdevilmentreckless or malicious behavior that causes discomfort or annoyance in others
devolvementdevolvementthe delegation of authority (especially from a central to a regional government)
differentdifferentdiffering from all others; not ordinary; "advertising that strives continually to be different"; "this new music is certainly different but I don't really like it"
diffidentdiffidentlacking self-confidence; "stood in the doorway diffident and abashed"; "problems that call for bold not timid responses"; "a very unsure young man"
diligentdiligentcharacterized by care and perseverance in carrying out tasks; "a diligent detective investigates all clues"; "a diligent search of the files"
diluentdiluenta diluting agent
dilutantdilutanta diluting agent
disappointdisappointfail to meet the hopes or expectations of; "Her boyfriend let her down when he did not propose marriage"
disbandmentdisbandmentthe act of disbanding; "the orchestra faced the prospect of disbandment"
disbarmentdisbarmentthe act of expelling a lawyer from the practice of law
disbursementdisbursementthe act of spending or disbursing money
discernmentdiscernmentthe trait of judging wisely and objectively; "a man of discernment"
discontentdiscontenta longing for something better than the present situation
discordantdiscordantnot in agreement or harmony; "views discordant with present-day ideas"
discrepantdiscrepantnot in accord; "desires at variance with his duty"; "widely discrepant statements"
discussantdiscussanta participant in a formal discussion
disenchantdisenchantfree from enchantment
dislodgementdislodgementforced removal from a position of advantage
dislodgmentdislodgmentforced removal from a position of advantage
disorientdisorientcause to be lost or disoriented
disownmentdisownmentrefusal to acknowledge as one's own
displacementdisplacementact of taking the place of another especially using underhanded tactics
disputantdisputanta person who disputes; who is good at or enjoys controversy
dissentientdissentientdisagreeing, especially with a majority
dissolventdissolventa liquid substance capable of dissolving other substances; "the solvent does not change its state in forming a solution"
dissonantdissonantnot in accord; "desires at variance with his duty"; "widely discrepant statements"
distillmentdistillmentthe process of purifying a liquid by boiling it and condensing its vapors
divalentdivalenthaving a valence of two or having two valences
divergentdivergenttending to move apart in different directions
divorcementdivorcementthe legal dissolution of a marriage
documentdocumentanything serving as a representation of a person's thinking by means of symbolic marks
dominantdominantan allele that produces the same phenotype whether its paired allele is identical or different
DuranteDuranteUnited States comedian remembered for his large nose and hoarse voice (1893-1980)
ebullientebullientjoyously unrestrained
effacementeffacementwithdrawing into the background; making yourself inconspicuous
efferentefferenta nerve that conveys impulses toward or to muscles or glands
efficientefficientable to accomplish a purpose; functioning effectively; "people who will do nothing unless they get something out of it for themselves are often highly effective persons..."-G.B.Shaw; "effective personnel"; "an efficient secretary"; "the efficient cause of the revolution"
effluenteffluentwater mixed with waste matter
effulgenteffulgentradiating or as if radiating light; "the beaming sun"; "the effulgent daffodils"; "a radiant sunrise"; "a refulgent sunset"
elegantelegantrefined and tasteful in appearance or behavior or style; "elegant handwriting"; "an elegant dark suit"; "she was elegant to her fingertips"; "small churches with elegant white spires"; "an elegant mathematical solution--simple and precise and lucid"
elephantelephantfive-toed pachyderm
elopementelopementthe act of running away with a lover (usually to get married)
embalmmentembalmmentpreservation (of a dead body) by treating with balsams and drugs and other chemicals
embankmentembankmenta long artificial mound of stone or earth; built to hold back water or to support a road or as protection
embarkmentembarkmentthe act of passengers and crew getting aboard a ship or aircraft
embaymentembaymentan indentation of a shoreline larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
embonpointembonpointthe bodily property of being well rounded
embossmentembossmentsculpture consisting of shapes carved on a surface so as to stand out from the surrounding background
embracementembracementthe act of clasping another person in the arms (as in greeting or affection)
embroilmentembroilmentan intricate and confusing interpersonal or political situation
emergentemergentcoming into existence; "an emergent republic"
emigrantemigrantsomeone who leaves one country to settle in another
eminenteminentof imposing height; especially standing out above others; "an eminent peak"; "lofty mountains"; "the soaring spires of the cathedral"; "towering icebergs"
emollientemollienttoiletry consisting of any of various substances in the form of a thick liquid that have a soothing and moisturizing effect when applied to the skin
emplacementemplacementthe act of putting something in a certain place
employmentemploymentthe occupation for which you are paid; "he is looking for employment"; "a lot of people are out of work"
enactmentenactmentacting the part of a character on stage; dramatically representing the character by speech and action and gesture
encampmentencampmentthe act of encamping and living in tents in a camp
encasementencasementthe act of enclosing something in a case
enceinteenceintein an advanced stage of pregnancy; "was big with child"; "was great with child"
enchantmentenchantmenta magical spell
encroachmentencroachmentinfluencing strongly; "they resented the impingement of American values on European culture"
endearmentendearmentthe act of showing affection
endorsementendorsementthe act of endorsing; "a star athlete can make a lot of money from endorsements"
endowmentendowmentthe act of endowing with a permanent source of income; "his generous endowment of the laboratory came just in the nick of time"
enforcementenforcementthe act of enforcing; ensuring observance of or obedience to
engagementengagementemployment for performers or performing groups that lasts for a limited period of time; "the play had bookings throughout the summer"
engrossmentengrossmentthe quality of being intent and concentrated; "the intentness of his gaze"
enhancementenhancementan improvement that makes something more agreeable
enjambmentenjambmentthe continuation of a syntactic unit from one line of verse into the next line without a pause
enjoinmentenjoinment(law) a judicial remedy issued in order to prohibit a party from doing or continuing to do a certain activity; "injunction were formerly obtained by writ but now by a judicial order"
enjoymentenjoymentact of receiving pleasure from something
enlistmentenlistmentthe act of enlisting (as in a military service)
enragementenragementa feeling of intense anger
enrichmentenrichmentact of making fuller or more meaningful or rewarding
enrollmentenrollmentthe act of enrolling
enrolmentenrolmentthe act of enrolling
enslavementenslavementthe act of making slaves of your captives
ensuantensuantfollowing or accompanying as a consequence; "an excessive growth of bureaucracy, with attendant problems"; "snags incidental to the changeover in management"; "attendant circumstances"; "the period of tension and consequent need for military preparedness"; "the ensuant response to his appeal"; "the resultant savings were considerable"
entailmententailmentsomething that is inferred (deduced or entailed or implied); "his resignation had political implications"
ententeententea friendly understanding between political powers
enthrallmententhrallmenta feeling of great liking for something wonderful and unusual
enthronemententhronementthe ceremony of installing a new monarch
enticemententicementthe act of influencing by exciting hope or desire; "his enticements were shameless"
entombmententombmentthe ritual placing of a corpse in a grave
entrancemententrancementa feeling of delight at being filled with wonder and enchantment
entrapmententrapmenta defense that claims the defendant would not have broken the law if not tricked into doing it by law enforcement officials
entrenchmententrenchmentan entrenched fortification; a position protected by trenches
equipmentequipmentan instrumentality needed for an undertaking or to perform a service
escapementescapementmechanical device that regulates movement
escarpmentescarpmenta steep artificial slope in front of a fortification
estrangementestrangementthe feeling of being alienated from other people
esurientesurientdevouring or craving food in great quantities; "edacious vultures"; "a rapacious appetite"; "ravenous as wolves"; "voracious sharks"
evidentevidentcapable of being seen or noticed; "a discernible change in attitude"; "a clearly evident erasure in the manuscript"; "an observable change in behavior"
excellentexcellentvery good;of the highest quality; "made an excellent speech"; "the school has excellent teachers"; "a first-class mind"
excitantexcitanta drug that temporarily quickens some vital process
excitementexcitementdisturbance usually in protest
excrementexcrementwaste matter (as urine or sweat but especially feces) discharged from the body
excrescentexcrescentforming an outgrowth (usually an excessive outgrowth)
exigentexigentrequiring precise accuracy; "an exacting job"; "became more exigent over his pronunciation"
existentexistentpresently existing in fact and not merely potential or possible; "the predicted temperature and the actual temperature were markedly different"; "actual and imagined conditions"
expectantexpectantin an advanced stage of pregnancy; "was big with child"; "was great with child"
exponentexponenta mathematical notation indicating the number of times a quantity is multiplied by itself
extolmentextolmentan expression of approval and commendation; "he always appreciated praise for his work"
exultantexultantjoyful and proud especially because of triumph or success; "rejoicing crowds filled the streets on VJ Day"; "a triumphal success"; "a triumphant shout"
famishmentfamishmenta state of extreme hunger resulting from lack of essential nutrients over a prolonged period
feculentfeculentfoul with waste matter
filamentfilamenta thin wire (usually tungsten) that is heated white hot by the passage of an electric current
fingerpaintfingerpaintpaint that has the consistency of jelly
fingerprintfingerprinta smudge made by a (dirty) finger
firmamentfirmamentthe apparent surface of the imaginary sphere on which celestial bodies appear to be projected
flagellantflagellanta person who whips himself as a religious penance
flamboyantflamboyantshowy tropical tree or shrub native to Madagascar; widely planted in tropical regions for its immense racemes of scarlet and orange flowers; sometimes placed in genus Poinciana
flatulentflatulentsuffering from excessive gas in the alimentary canal
flocculentflocculenthaving a fluffy character or appearance
fluorescentfluorescenta lighting fixture that uses a fluorescent lamp
fraudulentfraudulentintended to deceive; "deceitful advertising"; "fallacious testimony"; "smooth, shining, and deceitful as thin ice" - S.T.Coleridge; "a fraudulent scheme to escape paying taxes"
frequentfrequentbe a regular or frequent visitor to a certain place; "She haunts the ballet"
fulfillmentfulfillmentthe act of consummating something (a desire or promise etc)
fulfilmentfulfilmentthe act of consummating something (a desire or promise etc)
fulgurantfulgurantamazingly impressive; suggestive of the flashing of lightning; "the skater's dazzling virtuosic leaps"; "these great best canvases still look as astonishing and as invitingly new as they did...when...his fulgurant popularity was in full growth"- Janet Flanner; "adventures a style both vivid and fulgurous"- Idwal Jones
fulminantfulminantsudden and severe; "fulminant pain"; "fulminant fever"
fumigantfumiganta chemical substance used in fumigation
fundamentfundamentlowest support of a structure; "it was built on a base of solid rock"; "he stood at the foot of the tower"
gallivantgallivantwander aimlessly in search of pleasure
garnishmentgarnishmenta court order to an employer to withhold all or part of an employee's wages and to send the money to the court or to the person who won a lawsuit against the employee
glabrescentglabrescentlacking hair or a similar growth or tending to become hairless
godparentgodparenta person who sponsors someone (the godchild) at baptism
governmentgovernmentthe act of governing; exercising authority; "regulations for the governing of state prisons"; "he had considerable experience of government"
gradientgradientthe property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the horizontal; "a five-degree gradient"
grandparentgrandparenta parent of your father or mother
greasepaintgreasepainta greasy substance used as makeup by actors
habitanthabitanta person who inhabits a particular place
harassmentharassmentthe act of tormenting by continued persistent attacks and criticism
heaven-sentheaven-sentpeculiarly fortunate or appropriate; as if by divine intervention; "a heaven-sent rain saved the crops"; "a providential recovery"
HellespontHellespontthe strait between the Aegean and the Sea of Marmara that separates European Turkey from Asian Turkey
hesitanthesitantlacking decisiveness of character; unable to act or decide quickly or firmly
horseminthorseminta coarse Old World wild water mint having long leaves and spikelike clusters of flowers; naturalized in the eastern United States
houseplanthouseplantany of a variety of plants grown indoors for decorative purposes
humectanthumectantany substance that is added to another substance to keep it moist
ignescentignescentcan emit sparks or burst into flame
ignorantignorantuneducated in the fundamentals of a given art or branch of learning; lacking knowledge of a specific field; "she is ignorant of quantum mechanics"; "he is musically illiterate"
ill-treatmentill-treatmentcruel or inhumane treatment; "the child showed signs of physical abuse"
immanentimmanentof qualities that are spread throughout something; "ambition is immanent in human nature"; "we think of God as immanent in nature"
immigrantimmigranta person who comes to a country where they were not born in order to settle there
imminentimminentclose in time; about to occur; "retribution is at hand"; "some people believe the day of judgment is close at hand"; "in imminent danger"; "his impending retirement"
immurementimmurementthe state of being imprisoned; "he was held in captivity until he died"; "the imprisonment of captured soldiers"; "his ignominious incarceration in the local jail"; "he practiced the immurement of his enemies in the castle dungeon"
impairmentimpairmentthe act of making something futile and useless (as by routine)
impalementimpalementthe act of piercing with a sharpened stake as a form of punishment or torture
impatientimpatient(usually followed by `to') full of eagerness; "impatient to begin"; "raring to go"
impeachmentimpeachmenta formal document charging a public official with misconduct in office
impeccantimpeccantfree from sin
impellentimpellentforcing forward or onward; impelling; "an impellent power"; "an impellent cause"
impendentimpendentclose in time; about to occur; "retribution is at hand"; "some people believe the day of judgment is close at hand"; "in imminent danger"; "his impending retirement"
impingementimpingementa sharp collision produced by striking or dashing against something
implementimplementinstrumentation (a piece of equipment or tool) used to effect an end
importantimportantof extreme importance; vital to the resolution of a crisis; "a crucial moment in his career"; "a crucial election"; "a crucial issue for women"
impotentimpotentlacking power or ability; "Technology without morality is barbarous; morality without technology is impotent"- Freeman J.Dyson; "felt impotent rage"
impoundmentimpoundmentplacing private property in the custody of an officer of the law
impressmentimpressmentthe act of coercing someone into government service

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