Near rhymes dictionary


List of near rhymes for the word: afternoon


Rhymes with 1 syllable

WordBase wordDefinition
gnawngnawbecome ground down or deteriorate; "Her confidence eroded"
knownknowapprehended with certainty; "a known quantity"; "the limits of the known world"; "a musician known throughout the world"; "a known criminal"
knownknownapprehended with certainty; "a known quantity"; "the limits of the known world"; "a musician known throughout the world"; "a known criminal"
naannaanleavened bread baked in a clay oven in India; usually shaped like a teardrop
NanNanleavened bread baked in a clay oven in India; usually shaped like a teardrop
ninenineone of four playing cards in a deck with nine pips on the face
nonnonnegation of a word or group of words; "he does not speak French"; "she is not going"; "they are not friends"; "not many"; "not much"; "not at all"
nonenonea service in the Roman Catholic Church formerly read or chanted at 3 PM (the ninth hour counting from sunrise) but now somewhat earlier
noonnoonthe middle of the day
nounnounthe word class that can serve as the subject or object of a verb, the object of a preposition, or in apposition
nunnunthe 14th letter of the Hebrew alphabet

Rhymes with 2 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
adnounadnounan adjective used as a noun; "`meek' in `blessed are the meek' is an adnoun"
anionaniona negatively charged ion
anonanon(old-fashioned or informal) in a little while; "see you anon"
benignbenignpleasant and beneficial in nature or influence; "a benign smile"; "the benign sky"; "the benign influence of pure air"
BeninBenina country on western coast of Africa; formerly under French control
best-knownbest-knownmost familiar or renowned; "Stevenson's best-known work is probably `Treasure Island'"
BorneanBorneana native or inhabitant of Borneo
bunionbuniona painful swelling of the bursa of the first joint of the big toe
CanaanCanaanan ancient country in southwestern Asia on the east coast of the Mediterranean Sea; a place of pilgrimage for Christianity and Islam and Judaism
caninecanineany of various fissiped mammals with nonretractile claws and typically long muzzles
cannoncannona shot in billiards in which the cue ball contacts one object ball and then the other
canoncanona collection of books accepted as holy scripture especially the books of the Bible recognized by any Christian church as genuine and inspired
canyoncanyona ravine formed by a river in an area with little rainfall
chignonchignona roll of hair worn at the nape of the neck
crinioncrinionpoint where the hairline meets the midpoint of the forehead
CronynCronynCanadian actor who frequently played character parts with his wife Jessica Tandy (1911-2003)
donneandonneanof or relating to or in the manner of John Donne
fanionfaniona small flag used by surveyors or soldiers to mark a position
finnanfinnanhaddock usually baked but sometimes broiled with lots of butter
foreknownforeknowrealize beforehand
forenoonforenoonthe time period between dawn and noon; "I spent the morning running errands"
ganoinganoinshiny substance that resemble enamel and is secreted by the corium of certain fishes (especially ganoid fishes) and composes the outer layer of their scales
ganoineganoineshiny substance that resemble enamel and is secreted by the corium of certain fishes (especially ganoid fishes) and composes the outer layer of their scales
genuinegenuinenot fake or counterfeit; "a genuine Picasso"; "genuine leather"
goniongonionthe craniometric point on either side at the apex of the lower jaw
guanineguaninea purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with cytosine
GuineanGuineana native or inhabitant of Guinea
HunanHunana province in southeastern central China between the Nan Ling mountains and the Chang Jiang; noted for its timber and valuable mineral resources
inaneinanedevoid of intelligence
inioninionthe craniometric point that is the most prominent point at the back of the head (at the occipital protuberance)
KennanKennanUnited States diplomat who recommended a policy of containment in dealing with Soviet aggression (1904-2005)
kininkininany of a class of plant hormones that promote cell division and delay the senescence of leaves
KwannonKwannonJapanese counterpart of Chinese Kuan Yin
Kwan-yinKwan-yin(Buddhism) a female Bodhisattva; often called goddess of mercy and considered an aspect of the Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara; identified with Japanese Kwannon
LeninLeninRussian founder of the Bolsheviks and leader of the Russian Revolution and first head of the USSR (1870-1924)
LennonLennonEnglish rock star and guitarist and songwriter who with Paul McCartney wrote most of the music for the Beatles (1940-1980)
ligninlignina complex polymer; the chief constituent of wood other than carbohydrates; binds to cellulose fibers to harden and strengthen cell walls of plants
linenlinenwhite goods or clothing made with linen cloth
lininlininan obsolete term for the network of viscous material in the cell nucleus on which the chromatin granules were thought to be suspended
LinneanLinneanof or relating to Linnaeus or to the system of taxonomic classification that Linnaeus proposed
minionminiona servile or fawning dependant
MinoanMinoana Cretan who lived in the bronze-age culture of Crete about 3000-1100 BC
neonneona colorless odorless gaseous element that give a red glow in a vacuum tube; one of the six inert gasses; occurs in the air in small amounts
ninonninona fine strong sheer silky fabric made of silk or rayon or nylon
no-winno-wincertain to end in failure and disappointment; "a no-win situation"
oniononionan aromatic flavorful vegetable
pennonpennonwing of a bird
phone-inphone-ina program in which the audience participates by telephone
pinionpinionwing of a bird
pinonpinonany of several low-growing pines of western North America
pinyonpinyonany of several low-growing pines of western North America
pronounpronouna function word that is used in place of a noun or noun phrase
quininequininea bitter alkaloid extracted from chinchona bark; used in malaria therapy
quinonequinoneany of a class of aromatic yellow compounds including several that are biologically important as coenzymes or acceptors or vitamins; used in making dyes
reninrenina proteolytic enzyme secreted by the kidneys; catalyzes the formation of angiotensin and thus affects blood pressure
renninrenninan enzyme that occurs in gastric juice; causes milk to coagulate
renownrenownthe state or quality of being widely honored and acclaimed
reunionreunionthe act of coming together again; "monetary unification precipitated the reunification of the German state in October 1990"
run-inrun-inan angry dispute; "they had a quarrel"; "they had words"
run-onrun-on(verse) without a rhetorical pause between lines
RunyonRunyonUnited States writer of humorous stylized stories about Broadway and the New York underground (1884-1946)
ShannonShannonUnited States electrical engineer who pioneered mathematical communication theory (1916-2001)
strychninestrychninean alkaloid plant toxin extracted chiefly from nux vomica; formerly used as a stimulant
tannintanninany of various complex phenolic substances of plant origin; used in tanning and in medicine
tanoantanoana family of North American Indian language spoken in southwestern United States
tenontenona projection at the end of a piece of wood that is shaped to fit into a mortise and form a mortise joint
turn-onturn-onsomething causing excitement or stimulating interest
unhewnunhewn(of stone especially) not given a finished form by or as if by hewing; "a house of unhewn grey stone roughly cemented together"
unknownunknowna variable whose values are solutions of an equation
well-knownwell-knownfrequently experienced; known closely or intimately; "a long-familiar face"; "a well-known voice reached her ears"
xenonxenona colorless odorless inert gaseous element occurring in the earth's atmosphere in trace amounts
YananYanana language group of the Hokan family
yunnanyunnana province of southern China

Rhymes with 3 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
actinonactinonany of a series of radioactive elements with atomic numbers 89 through 103
adenineadenine(biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA
afternoonafternoona conventional expression of greeting or farewell
alaninealaninea crystalline amino acid that occurs in many proteins
amnionamnionthin innermost membranous sac enclosing the developing embryo of higher vertebrates (reptiles, birds and mammals)
amrinoneamrinonea drug (trade name Inocor) used intravenously in heart failure; increases strength of contraction of myocardium
arginineargininea bitter tasting amino acid found in proteins and necessary for nutrition; its absence from the diet leads to a reduced production of spermatozoa
argononargononany of the chemically inert gaseous elements of the helium group in the periodic table
asinineasininedevoid of intelligence
AvignonAvignona town in southeastern France on the Rhone River; the seat of the papacy from 1309 to 1378 and the residence of antipopes during the Great Schism
BakuninBakuninRussian anarchist; ally and later opponent of Karl Marx (1814-1876)
banianbaniana loose fitting jacket; originally worn in India
banyanbanyana loose fitting jacket; originally worn in India
better-knownbetter-knownmore familiar or renowned than the other of two; "the better-known book of the two"
BosnianBosnianof or relating to or characteristic of Bosnia-Herzegovina or the people of Bosnia
bourguignonbourguignonreduced red wine with onions and parsley and thyme and butter
BuchananBuchanan15th President of the United States (1791-1868)
BunyanBunyana legendary giant lumberjack of the north woods of the United States and Canada; "Paul Bunyan had a blue ox named Babe"; "the lakes of Minnesota began when Paul Bunyan and Babe's footprints filled with water"
butanonebutanonecolorless soluble flammable liquid ketone used as a solvent for resins and as a paint remover and in lacquers and cements and adhesives and cleaning fluids and celluloid
chthonianchthoniandwelling beneath the surface of the earth; "nether regions"
cinchoninecinchoninean alkaloid derivative of the bark of cinchona trees that is used as an antimalarial drug
communioncommunionthe act of participating in the celebration of the Eucharist; "the governor took Communion with the rest of the congregation"
companioncompanionone paid to accompany or assist or live with another
costanoancostanoana Penutian language spoken by the Costanoan
Cro-MagnonCro-Magnonextinct human of Upper Paleolithic in Europe
disuniondisunionthe termination or destruction of union
dominiondominionone of the self-governing nations in the British Commonwealth
donniandonnianof or relating to or in the manner of John Donne
eighty-nineeighty-ninebeing nine more than eighty
falconinefalconinerelating to or resembling a falcon
femininefemininea gender that refers chiefly (but not exclusively) to females or to objects classified as female
fifty-ninefifty-ninebeing nine more than fifty
forty-nineforty-ninebeing nine more than forty
GhanianGhaniana native or inhabitant of Ghana
guenonguenonsmall slender African monkey having long hind limbs and tail and long hair around the face
homininehomininecharacteristic of humankind
KalininKalininsoviet statesman and head of state of the USSR (1875-1946)
KenyanKenyana native or inhabitant of Kenya
lanthanonlanthanonany element of the lanthanide series (atomic numbers 57 through 71)
LebanonLebanonan Asian republic at east end of Mediterranean
LeonineLeonineof or characteristic of or resembling a lion
limonenelimonenea liquid terpene with a lemon odor; found in lemons and oranges and other essential oils
little-knownlittle-knownunknown to most people
MaintenonMaintenonFrench consort of Louis XIV who secretly married the king after the death of his first wife (1635-1719)
manannanmanannanCeltic god of the sea; son of Ler
melaninmelanininsoluble pigments that account for the color of e.g. skin and scales and feathers
mezzaninemezzanineintermediate floor just above the ground floor
minyanminyanthe quorum required by Jewish law to be present for public worship (at least ten males over thirteen years of age)
MontananMontanana native or resident of Montana
nonunionnonunionnot belonging to or not allowing affiliation with a trade union; "nonunion carpenters"; "a nonunion contractor"
noumenonnoumenonthe intellectual conception of a thing as it is in itself, not as it is known through perception
opinionopinionthe reason for a court's judgment (as opposed to the decision itself)
opsoninopsoninan antibody in blood serum that attaches to invading microorganisms and other antigens to make them more susceptible to the action of phagocytes
organonorganona system of principles for philosophic or scientific investigations; an instrument for acquiring knowledge
ParthenonParthenonthe main temple of the goddess Athena; built on the acropolis in Athens more than 400 years B.C.; example of Doric architecture
propanonepropanonethe simplest ketone; a highly inflammable liquid widely used as an organic solvent and as material for making plastics
pujunanpujunana Penutian language spoken by the Maidu
retineneretineneeither of two yellow to red retinal pigments formed from rhodopsin by the action of light
rotenonerotenonea white crystalline insecticide that has low toxicity for mammals; is used in home gardens; extracted from the roots of derris and cube
SaarinenSaarinenUnited States architect (born in Finland) (1910-1961)
safraninsafraninany of a class of chiefly red organic dyes
safraninesafranineany of a class of chiefly red organic dyes
saponinsaponinany of various plant glucosides that form soapy lathers when mixed and agitated with water; used in detergents and foaming agents and emulsifiers
saturninesaturnineshowing a brooding ill humor; "a dark scowl"; "the proverbially dour New England Puritan"; "a glum, hopeless shrug"; "he sat in moody silence"; "a morose and unsociable manner"; "a saturnine, almost misanthropic young genius"- Bruce Bliven; "a sour temper"; "a sullen crowd"
ShoshoneanShoshoneana subfamily of Uto-Aztecan languages spoken mainly in the southwestern United States
sixty-ninesixty-nineoral sex practiced simultaneously by two people
ternionternionthe cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
thirty-ninethirty-ninebeing nine more than thirty
threoninethreoninea colorless crystalline amino acid found in protein; occurs in the hydrolysates of certain proteins; an essential component of human nutrition
thyroninethyroninea phenolic amino acid of which thyroxine is a derivative
twenty-ninetwenty-ninethe cardinal number that is the sum of twenty-eight and one
unbeknownunbeknown(usually used with `to') occurring or existing without the knowledge of; "a crisis unbeknown to me"; "she had been ill for months, unbeknownst to the family"
UnionUnionthe act of making or becoming a single unit; "the union of opposing factions"; "he looked forward to the unification of his family for the holidays"

Rhymes with 4 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
actinianactinianany sea anemone or related animal
AgamemnonAgamemnon(Greek mythology) the king who lead the Greeks against Troy in the Trojan War
agglutininagglutininan antibody that causes agglutination of a specific antigen
AlbanianAlbanianthe Indo-European language spoken by the people of Albania
antiveninantiveninan antitoxin that counteracts the effects of venom from the bite of a snake or insect or other animal
ArizonanArizonana native or resident of Arizona
ArmenianArmeniana writing system having an alphabet of 38 letters in which the Armenian language is written
ArminianArminianadherent of Arminianism
AthenianAtheniana resident of Athens
autobahnenautobahnan expressway in a German-speaking country
bandoneonbandoneona type of concertina popular in South America
benzoquinonebenzoquinoneany of a class of aromatic yellow compounds including several that are biologically important as coenzymes or acceptors or vitamins; used in making dyes
BostonianBostoniana native or resident of Boston
bruneianbruneiana native or inhabitant of Brunei
buteoninebuteonineany hawk of the genus Buteo
calcitonincalcitoninthyroid hormone that tends to lower the level of calcium in the blood plasma and inhibit resorption of bone
canavaninecanavaninean amino acid found in the jack bean
carrageenancarrageenana colloidal extract from carrageen seaweed and other red algae
carrageenincarrageenina colloidal extract from carrageen seaweed and other red algae
cheloniancheloniana reptile of the order Chelonia
cuquenancuquenana famous waterfall in Venezuela
cytokinincytokininany of a class of plant hormones that promote cell division and delay the senescence of leaves
DardanianDardaniana native of ancient Troy
DarwinianDarwinianan advocate of Darwinism
DevonianDevonianfrom 405 million to 345 million years ago; preponderance of fishes and appearance of amphibians and ammonites
DraconianDraconianof or relating to Draco or his harsh code of laws; "Draconian measures"
EinsteinianEinsteinianof or relating to Albert Einstein or his theories; "the Einsteinian universe"
eonianeoniancontinuing forever or indefinitely; "the ageless themes of love and revenge"; "eternal truths"; "life everlasting"; "hell's perpetual fires"; "the unending bliss of heaven"
EsthonianEsthonianthe official language of Estonia; belongs to the Baltic-Finnic family of languages
EstonianEstonianthe official language of Estonia; belongs to the Baltic-Finnic family of languages
EtonianEtoniana student enrolled in (or graduated from) Eton College
GhanaianGhanaianof or relating to or characteristic of Ghana or its people or language; "Ghanaian cocoa production"
GorgonianGorgoniancorals having a horny or calcareous branching skeleton
hirudineanhirudineancarnivorous or bloodsucking aquatic or terrestrial worms typically having a sucker at each end
hominianhominiancharacterizing the family Hominidae, which includes Homo sapiens as well as extinct species of manlike creatures
IbsenianIbsenianof or relating to or in the manner of the playwright Henrik Ibsen
IllinoisanIllinoisana native or resident of Illinois
IndiananIndianana native or resident of Indiana
IonianIonianthe ancient Greek inhabitants of Attica and related regions in Ionia
IranianIranianthe modern Persian language spoken in Iran
JacksonianJacksoniana follower of Andrew Jackson or his ideas
jordanianjordaniana native or inhabitant of Jordan
JustinianJustinianByzantine emperor who held the eastern frontier of his empire against the Persians; codified Roman law in 529; his general Belisarius regained North Africa and Spain (483-565)
kinosternonkinosternontype genus of the Kinosternidae
LaconianLaconiana resident of Laconia
LincolnianLincolnianof or relating to or in the manner of Abraham Lincoln
LivonianLivonianthe Finnic language spoken by the people of Livonia in Estonia and Latvia
LouisiananLouisianana native or resident of Louisiana
LouisianansLouisianana native or resident of Louisiana
MancunianMancuniana native or resident of Manchester
melatoninmelatoninhormone secreted by the pineal gland
methioninemethioninea crystalline amino acid containing sulfur; found in most proteins and essential for nutrition
midafternoonmidafternoonthe middle part of the afternoon
millennianmillennianrelating to a millennium or span of a thousand years
moquelumnanmoquelumnana Penutian language spoken by the Miwok
mordvinianmordvinianthe Finnic language spoken by the Mordvinians
MycenaeanMycenaeanof or relating to or characteristic of ancient Mycenae or its inhabitants; "Mycenaean bronzes"
naphthoquinonenaphthoquinonea fat-soluble vitamin that helps in the clotting of blood
newtoniannewtoniana follower of Isaac Newton
ninety-nineninety-ninebeing nine more than ninety
olecranonolecranonprocess of the ulna that forms the outer bump of the elbow and fits into the fossa of the humerus when the arm is extended
one-on-oneone-on-onebeing a system of play in which an individual defensive player guards an individual offensive player; "one-on-one defense"
OxonianOxoniana native or resident of Oxford
paregmenonparegmenonjuxtaposing words having a common derivation (as in `sense and sensibility')
phenomenonphenomenonany state or process known through the senses rather than by intuition or reasoning
phylloquinonephylloquinonea form of vitamin K
platycteneanplatycteneanctenophore have long tentacles and flattened body
PlutonianPlutonianof or relating to or characteristic of Hades or Tartarus
pyocyaninpyocyanina toxic blue crystalline antibiotic found in green pus
quaternionquaternionthe cardinal number that is the sum of three and one
RadhakrishnanRadhakrishnanIndian philosopher and statesman who introduced Indian philosophy to the West (1888-1975)
RiemannianRiemannianof or relating to Riemann's non-Euclidean geometry
RomanianRomanianan eastern Romance language spoken in Romania
RoumanianRoumanianof or relating to or characteristic of the country of Romania or its people or languages; "Romanian folk music"
RumanianRumanianan eastern Romance language spoken in Romania
SardinianSardinianthe Italian dialect spoken in Sardinia; sometimes considered a separate language with many loan words from Spanish
serotoninserotonina neurotransmitter involved in e.g. sleep and depression and memory
seventy-nineseventy-ninebeing nine more than seventy
shoshonianshoshoniana subfamily of Uto-Aztecan languages spoken mainly in the southwestern United States
sireniansirenianany of two families of large herbivorous aquatic mammals with paddle-shaped tails and flipper-like forelimbs and no hind limbs
SlovenianSloveniana native or inhabitant of Slovenia
SocinianSocinianan adherent of the teachings of Socinus; a Christian who rejects the divinity of Christ and the Trinity and original sin; influenced the development of Unitarian theology
subterraneansubterraneanlying beyond what is openly revealed or avowed (especially being kept in the background or deliberately concealed); "subterranean motives for murder"; "looked too closely for an ulterior purpose in all knowledge"- Bertrand Russell
TanzanianTanzaniana native or inhabitant of Tanzania
TasmanianTasmanianof or relating to Tasmania
thioguaninethioguaninean antineoplastic drug used to treat acute leukemias
ubiquinoneubiquinoneany of several quinones found in living cells and that function as coenzymes that transfer electrons from one molecule to another in cell respiration
UkrainianUkrainianthe Slavic language spoken in the Ukraine
UkranianUkraniana native or inhabitant of the Ukraine
unfeminineunfemininenot suitable for a woman; "an unfeminine depth of voice"
VirginianVirginiana native or resident of Virginia
watercannonwatercannona hose (carried on a truck) that fires water under high pressure to disperse crowds (especially crowds of rioters)
WilsonianWilsonianof or relating to or suggestive of Woodrow Wilson

Rhymes with 5 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
AberdonianAberdonianof or relating to Aberdeen
AbyssinianAbyssiniana small slender short-haired breed of African origin having brownish fur with a reddish undercoat
acheronianacheroniandark and dismal as of the rivers Acheron and Styx in Hades; "in the depths of an Acheronian forest"; "upon those roseate lips a Stygian hue"-Wordsworth
aeonianaeoniancontinuing forever or indefinitely; "the ageless themes of love and revenge"; "eternal truths"; "life everlasting"; "hell's perpetual fires"; "the unending bliss of heaven"
angiotoninangiotoninany of several vasoconstrictor substances (trade name Hypertensin) that cause narrowing of blood vessels
argentinianargentiniana native or inhabitant of Argentina
ArizonianArizoniana native or resident of Arizona
AugustinianAugustiniana Roman Catholic friar or monk belonging to one of the Augustinian monastic orders
BabylonianBabylonianthe ideographic and syllabic writing system in which the ancient Babylonian language was written
beethovenianbeethovenianof or relating to Ludwig van Beethoven or his music
CalifornianCaliforniana native or resident of California
camerooniancamerooniana native or inhabitant of Cameroon
CarolinianCaroliniana native or resident of the Carolinas
CarthaginianCarthaginiana native or inhabitant of ancient Carthage
Indo-IranianIndo-Iranianthe branch of the Indo-European family of languages including the Indic and Iranian language groups
intercommunionintercommunionparticipation in Holy Communion by members of more than one church (eg Catholic and Orthodox)
isoagglutininisoagglutininan antibody produced by one individual that causes agglutination of red blood cells in other individuals of the same species
JeffersonianJeffersoniana follower of Thomas Jefferson or his ideas and principles
KordofanianKordofaniana group of languages spoken in the relatively small Kordofan area of the south Sudan
leptorrhinianleptorrhinianhaving a long narrow nose
LithuanianLithuanianthe official language of Lithuania; belongs to the Baltic branch of Indo-European
LouisianianLouisianiana native or resident of Louisiana
LouisianiansLouisianiana native or resident of Louisiana
LusitanianLusitanianof or relating to or characteristic of the region of Lusitania or its people or language
MacedonianMacedonianthe Slavic language of modern Macedonia
MauritanianMauritaniana native or inhabitant of Mauritania
MediterraneanMediterraneanthe largest inland sea; between Europe and Africa and Asia
OregonianOregoniana native or resident of Oregon
PalestinianPalestiniana descendant of the Arabs who inhabited Palestine
PanamanianPanamaniana native or inhabitant of Panama
PennsylvanianPennsylvaniana native or resident of Pennsylvania
peridinianperidinianflagellate with a thick test composed of plates
phenylalaninephenylalaninean essential amino acid found in proteins and needed for growth of children and for protein metabolism in children and adults; abundant in milk and eggs; it is normally converted to tyrosine in the human body
phycocyaninphycocyaninblue pigment in algae
platyrhinianplatyrhinianof or related to New World monkeys having nostrils far apart or to people with broad noses
platyrrhinianplatyrrhinianhairy-faced arboreal monkeys having widely separated nostrils and long usually prehensile tails
PomeranianPomeranianbreed of very small compact long-haired dogs of the spitz type
prolegomenonprolegomenona preliminary discussion inserted at the beginning of a book or treatise
ruritanianruritanianan imaginary inhabitant of Ruritania
sarcodiniansarcodinianprotozoa that move and capture food by forming pseudopods
ThessalonianThessaloniana native or inhabitant of Thessalonica
TobagonianTobagoniana native or inhabitant of the island of Tobago in the West Indies
tropidocloniontropidoclonionlined snakes
WashingtonianWashingtoniana native or resident of the state of Washington
wittgensteinianwittgensteinianin the manner of Ludwig Wittgenstein

Rhymes with 6 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
chloroacetophenonechloroacetophenonea tear gas that is weaker than CS gas but lasts longer
cholecystokinincholecystokinina gastrointestinal hormone that stimulates the secretion of pancreatic enzymes and the contraction and emptying of the gall bladder; its release is stimulated by the presence of fatty acids and amino acids in the small intestine
epiphenomenonepiphenomenona secondary phenomenon that is a by-product of another phenomenon
iodothyronineiodothyroninethyronine with iodine added
Neo-DarwinianNeo-Darwinianof or relating to Darwin's theories as modified by modern genetic findings; "Neo-Darwinian theories"
paralipomenonparalipomenon(Old Testament) an obsolete name for the Old Testament books of I Chronicles and II Chronicles which were regarded as supplementary to Kings
thyrocalcitoninthyrocalcitoninthyroid hormone that tends to lower the level of calcium in the blood plasma and inhibit resorption of bone

Rhymes with 7 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
niger-kordofanianniger-kordofanianthe family of languages that includes most of the languages spoken in Africa south of the Sahara; the majority of them are tonal languages but there are important exceptions (e.g., Swahili or Fula)

Rhymes with 8 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
triiodothyroninetriiodothyroninethyroid hormone similar to thyroxine but with one less iodine atom per molecule and produced in smaller quantity; exerts the same biological effects as thyroxine but is more potent and briefer
tri-iodothyroninetri-iodothyroninethyronine with three iodine atoms added

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