Near rhymes dictionary

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List of near rhymes for the word: choice

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Rhymes with 1 syllable

WordBase wordDefinition
chaisechaisea carriage consisting of two wheels and a calash top; drawn by a single horse
chaoschaos(physics) a dynamical system that is extremely sensitive to its initial conditions
chasechasethe act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture; "the culprit started to run and the cop took off in pursuit"
chassechasse(ballet) quick gliding steps with one foot always leading
chawschawa wad of something chewable as tobacco
cheesecheesea solid food prepared from the pressed curd of milk
chesschessa board game for two players who move their 16 pieces according to specific rules; the object is to checkmate the opponent's king
chewschewbiting and grinding food in your mouth so it becomes soft enough to swallow
chischithe 22nd letter of the Greek alphabet
choicechoicethe act of choosing or selecting; "your choice of colors was unfortunate"; "you can take your pick"
choosechoosepick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives; "Take any one of these cards"; "Choose a good husband for your daughter"; "She selected a pair of shoes from among the dozen the salesgirl had shown her"
chosechoosepick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives; "Take any one of these cards"; "Choose a good husband for your daughter"; "She selected a pair of shoes from among the dozen the salesgirl had shown her"
choughschougha European corvine bird of small or medium size with red legs and glossy black plumage
chousechousedefeat someone through trickery or deceit
chowschowbreed of medium-sized dogs with a thick coat and fluffy curled tails and distinctive blue-black tongues; believed to have originated in northern China
schussschussski downhill
schwasschwaa neutral middle vowel; occurs in unstressed syllables
ShahsShahtitle for the former hereditary monarch of Iran
shaysshaya carriage consisting of two wheels and a calash top; drawn by a single horse
shewsshewestablish the validity of something, as by an example, explanation or experiment; "The experiment demonstrated the instability of the compound"; "The mathematician showed the validity of the conjecture"
shiesshya quick throw; "he gave the ball a shy to the first baseman"
shoesshoea particular situation; "If you were in my place what would you do?"
shoosshoodrive away by crying `shoo!'
showsshowthe act of publicly exhibiting or entertaining; "a remarkable show of skill"
shwasshwaa neutral middle vowel; occurs in unstressed syllables
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Rhymes with 2 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
archaisearchaisegive an archaic appearance of character to; "archaized craftwork"
archaizearchaizegive an archaic appearance of character to; "archaized craftwork"
archwaysarchwaya passageway under a curved masonry construction; "they built a triumphal arch to memorialize their victory"
bakshisbakshisa relatively small amount of money given for services rendered (as by a waiter)
bansheesbanshee(Irish folklore) a female spirit who wails to warn of impending death
banshiesbanshie(Irish folklore) a female spirit who wails to warn of impending death
BolshiesBolshieemotionally charged terms used to refer to extreme radicals or revolutionaries
bolshiesbolshyemotionally charged terms used to refer to extreme radicals or revolutionaries
boucheesboucheeshell of puff paste
bronchosbronchoan unbroken or imperfectly broken mustang
bronchusbronchuseither of the two main branches of the trachea
bruchusbruchustype genus of the Bruchidae
bucksheesbucksheefree of charge; "if they deposit these shares in the scheme they will get further buckshee shares on a one-for-one basis"- Economist
cachetscacheta seal on a letter
cachouscachoua scented lozenge used to sweeten the breath (e.g. to conceal the odor of tobacco)
cashewscashewkidney-shaped nut edible only when roasted
chichaschichaan oriental tobacco pipe with a long flexible tube connected to a container where the smoke is cooled by passing through water; "a bipolar world with the hookah and Turkish coffee versus hamburgers and Coca Cola"
chichischichielegance by virtue of being fashionable
ChiosChiosan island in the Aegean Sea off the west coast of Turkey; belongs to Greece
chowchowschowchowa Chinese preserve of mixed fruits and ginger
ChukchisChukchian indigenous and isolated language of unknown origin spoken by the Chukchi that is pronounced differently by men and women
CochiseCochiseApache leader of the resistance to United States troops in Arizona (1812-1874)
ColchisColchis(Greek mythology) a region on the Black Sea to the south of the Caucasus that was the site of an ancient country where (according to Greek mythology) Jason sought the Golden Fleece
conchasconcha(anatomy) a structure that resembles a shell in shape
consciousconscious(followed by `of') showing realization or recognition of something; "few voters seem conscious of the issue's importance"; "conscious of having succeeded"; "the careful tread of one conscious of his alcoholic load"- Thomas Hardy
crochetscrochetneedlework done by interlocking looped stitches with a hooked needle
cushawscushawglobose or ovoid squash with striped grey and green warty rind
dachasdachaRussian country house
dioeciousdioecioushaving male and female reproductive organs in separate plants or animals
dolcesdolcegently and sweetly
duchessduchessthe wife of a duke or a woman holding ducal title in her own right
duchiesduchythe domain controlled by a duke or duchess
echoesechoan imitation or repetition; "the flower arrangement was created as an echo of a client's still life"
echosechoan imitation or repetition; "the flower arrangement was created as an echo of a client's still life"
eschewseschewavoid and stay away from deliberately; stay clear of
fichusfichua lightweight triangular scarf worn by a woman
fisheyesfisheyeof or relating to a fisheye lens
floorshowsfloorshowa series of acts at a night club
foreshowsforeshowforetell by divine inspiration
franchisefranchisea statutory right or privilege granted to a person or group by a government (especially the rights of citizenship and the right to vote)
fuchsiasfuchsiaany of various tropical shrubs widely cultivated for their showy drooping purplish or reddish or white flowers; Central and South America and New Zealand and Tahiti
gauchosgauchoa cowboy of the South American pampas
geishasgeishaa Japanese woman trained to entertain men with conversation and singing and dancing
graciousgraciousdisposed to bestow favors; "thanks to the gracious gods"
gumshoesgumshoea waterproof overshoe that protects shoes from water or snow
hatchwayshatchwayan entrance equipped with a hatch; especially a passageway between decks of a ship
hawkshawshawkshawsomeone who is a detective
headcheeseheadcheesesausage or jellied loaf made of chopped parts of the head meat and sometimes feet and tongue of a calf or pig
honchoshonchoa person who exercises control over workers; "if you want to leave early you have to ask the foreman"
issuesissuethe act of providing an item for general use or for official purposes (usually in quantity); "a new issue of stamps"; "the last issue of penicillin was over a month ago"
kashaskashaboiled or baked buckwheat
kickshawskickshawsomething considered choice to eat
kwachaskwachathe basic unit of money in Malawi
LachaiseLachaiseUnited States sculptor (born in France) noted for his large nude figures (1882-1935)
licheeslicheeChinese fruit having a thin brittle shell enclosing a sweet jellylike pulp and a single seed; often dried
lichislichiChinese fruit having a thin brittle shell enclosing a sweet jellylike pulp and a single seed; often dried
litchislitchiChinese fruit having a thin brittle shell enclosing a sweet jellylike pulp and a single seed; often dried
lusciousluscioushaving strong sexual appeal; "juicy barmaids"; "a red-hot mama"; "a voluptuous woman"; "a toothsome blonde in a tight dress"
lycheeslycheeChinese fruit having a thin brittle shell enclosing a sweet jellylike pulp and a single seed; often dried
machosmachoa male exhibiting or characterized by machismo
ManchusManchuthe Tungusic language spoken by the Manchu
mashiesmashiemiddle-distance iron
MicheasMicheasan Old Testament book telling the prophecies of Micah foretelling the destruction of Jerusalem
mochasmochaa dark brown color
MoschusMoschusmusk deer
nachosnachoa tortilla chip topped with cheese and chili-pepper and broiled
NatchezNatcheza town in southwest Mississippi on the Mississippi River
nauseousnauseousfeeling nausea; feeling about to vomit
orchisorchisone of the two male reproductive glands that produce spermatozoa and secrete androgens; "she kicked him in the balls and got away"
orzosorzopasta shaped like pearls of barley; frequently prepared with lamb in Greek cuisine
pachaspachaa civil or military authority in Turkey or Egypt
PaschasPaschathe Christian festival of Easter
pashaspashaa civil or military authority in Turkey or Egypt
peepshowspeepshowa short pornographic film shown in a small coin-operated booth
ponchosponchoa blanket-like cloak with a hole in the center for the head
preciouspreciousobviously contrived to charm; "an insufferably precious performance"; "a child with intolerably cute mannerisms"
pro-choicepro-choiceadvocating a woman's right to control her own body (especially her right to an induced abortion)
psychospsychoa person afflicted with psychosis
purchasepurchasethe acquisition of something for payment; "they closed the purchase with a handshake"
rachisrachisthe series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord; "the fall broke his back"
reechoesreechorepeat back like an echo
reissuesreissuea publication (such as a book) that is reprinted without changes or editing and offered again for sale
rhonchusrhonchusa sound like whistling or snoring that is heard with a stethoscope during expiration as air passes through obstructed channels
rickshasrickshaa small two-wheeled cart for one passenger; pulled by one person
rickshawsrickshawa small two-wheeled cart for one passenger; pulled by one person
righteousrighteousmorally justified; "righteous indignation"
russiasrussiaa former empire in eastern Europe and northern Asia created in the 14th century with Moscow as the capital; powerful in the 17th and 18th centuries under Peter the Great and Catherine the Great when Saint Petersburg was the capital; overthrown by revolution in 1917
SanchezSanchezVenezuelan master terrorist raised by a Marxist-Leninist father; trained and worked with many terrorist groups (born in 1949)
sashayssashaya journey taken for pleasure; "many summer excursions to the shore"; "it was merely a pleasure trip"; "after cautious sashays into the field"
scrimshawsscrimshawa carving (or engraving) on whalebone, whale ivory, walrus tusk, etc., usually by American whalers
ShiahsShiahone of the two main branches of orthodox Islam; mainly in Iran
ShiasShiaone of the two main branches of orthodox Islam; mainly in Iran
sideshowssideshowa minor show that is part of a larger one (as at the circus)
snowshoessnowshoea device to help you walk on deep snow; a lightweight frame shaped like a racquet is strengthened with cross pieces and contains a network of thongs; one is worn on each foot
sonchussonchussow thistles
spaciousspacious(of buildings and rooms) having ample space; "a roomy but sparsely furnished apartment"; "a spacious ballroom"
speciesspeciea specific kind of something; "a species of molecule"; "a species of villainy"
speciesspeciesa specific kind of something; "a species of molecule"; "a species of villainy"
speciousspeciousbased on pretense; deceptively pleasing; "the gilded and perfumed but inwardly rotten nobility"; "meretricious praise"; "a meretricious argument"
stachyosestachyosea tetrasaccharide found in the tubers of the Chinese artichoke
stachysstachyslarge genus of usually woolly or hairy herbs or subshrubs or shrubs; temperate eastern hemisphere; tropical Australasia
sushissushirice (with raw fish) wrapped in seaweed
techiestechiea technician who is highly proficient and enthusiastic about some technical field (especially computing)
techiestechyeasily irritated or annoyed; "an incorrigibly fractious young man"; "not the least nettlesome of his countrymen"
tissuestissuepart of an organism consisting of an aggregate of cells having a similar structure and function
tracheastracheamembranous tube with cartilaginous rings that conveys inhaled air from the larynx to the bronchi
trichystrichysa genus of Hystricidae
trocheestrocheea metrical unit with stressed-unstressed syllables
UshasUshasHindu goddess of dawn; daughter of the sky and sister of the night
vichiesvichya town in central France (south of Paris) noted for hot mineral springs; was capital of the unoccupied part of France during World War II
viciousviciousmarked by deep ill will; deliberately harmful; "poisonous hate"; "venomous criticism"; "vicious gossip"
voucheesvouchee(law) a person called into court to defend a title
washhousewashhousea building or outbuilding where laundry is done
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Rhymes with 3 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
abbaciesabbacythe jurisdiction or office of an abbot
accoucheuseaccoucheusea woman skilled in aiding the delivery of babies
achilleasachilleaany of several plants of the genus Achillea native to Europe and having small white flowers in flat-topped flower heads
affranchiseaffranchisegrant freedom to; as from slavery or servitude; "Slaves were enfranchised in the mid-19th century"
anarchiesanarchya state of lawlessness and disorder (usually resulting from a failure of government)
anxiousanxiouseagerly desirous; "anxious to see the new show at the museum"; "dying to hear who won"
araceousaraceousrelating to a plant of the family Araceae
arachisarachisa genus of plants with pods that ripen underground (see peanut)
archduchessarchduchessa wife or widow of an archduke or a princess of the former ruling house of Austria
archduchiesarchduchythe domain controlled by an archduke or archduchess
atrociousatrociousprovoking horror; "an atrocious automobile accident"; "a frightful crime of decapitation"; "an alarming, even horrifying, picture"; "war is beyond all words horrible"- Winston Churchill; "an ugly wound"
audaciousaudaciousdisposed to venture or take risks; "audacious visions of the total conquest of space"; "an audacious interpretation of two Jacobean dramas"; "the most daring of contemporary fiction writers"; "a venturesome investor"; "a venturous spirit"
auspiciousauspiciousauguring favorable circumstances and good luck; "an auspicious beginning for the campaign"
autarchiesautarchya political system governed by a single individual
autoeciousautoeciousof parasites especially rust fungi; completing the entire life cycle on a single host; "autoecious rust fungi"
BaluchisBaluchian Iranian language spoken in Pakistan and Iran and Afghanistan and Russia and the Persian gulf
bodaciousbodaciousunrestrained by convention or propriety; "an audacious trick to pull"; "a barefaced hypocrite"; "the most bodacious display of tourism this side of Anaheim"- Los Angeles Times; "bald-faced lies"; "brazen arrogance"; "the modern world with its quick material successes and insolent belief in the boundless possibilities of progress"- Bertrand Russell
brecciasbrecciaa rudaceous rock consisting of sharp fragments embedded in clay or sand
bulbaceousbulbaceousproducing or growing from bulbs
bumptiousbumptiousoffensively self-assertive
capaciouscapaciouslarge in capacity; "she carried a capacious bag"
capriciouscapriciousdetermined by chance or impulse or whim rather than by necessity or reason; "a capricious refusal"; "authoritarian rulers are frequently capricious"; "the victim of whimsical persecutions"
captiouscaptioustending to find and call attention to faults; "a captious pedant"; "an excessively demanding and faultfinding tutor"
CassiusCassiusprime mover in the conspiracy against Julius Caesar (died in 42 BC)
catechisecatechiseexamine through questioning and answering
catechizecatechizeexamine through questioning and answering
catechuscatechuEast Indian spiny tree having twice-pinnate leaves and yellow flowers followed by flat pods; source of black catechu
cautiouscautiouspeople who are fearful and cautious; "whitewater rafting is not for the timid"
cetaceouscetaceousof or relating to whales and dolphins etc
chartaceouschartaceousof or like paper
chylaceouschylaceousconsisting of chyle or having the properties of chyle
ciaosciaoan acknowledgment that can be used to say hello or goodbye (aloha is Hawaiian and ciao is Italian)
class-consciousclass-conscious(used of society) socially hierarchical; "American society is becoming increasingly stratified"
ConfuciusConfuciusChinese philosopher whose ideas and sayings were collected after his death and became the basis of a philosophical doctrine known a Confucianism (circa 551-478 BC)
CretaceousCretaceousfrom 135 million to 63 million years ago; end of the age of reptiles; appearance of modern insects and flowering plants
crustaceouscrustaceousbeing or having or resembling a hard crust or shell
curaciescuracythe position of a curate
curvaceouscurvaceous(of a woman's body) having a large bosom and pleasing curves; "Hollywood seems full of curvaceous blondes"; "a curvy young woman in a tight dress"
debaucheesdebaucheea dissolute person; usually a man who is morally unrestrained
DeliciousDeliciousvariety of sweet eating apples
diarchiesdiarchya form of government having two joint rulers
disfranchisedisfranchisedeprive of voting rights
dolichosdolichosgenus of chiefly tropical vines often placed in genera Dipogon or Lablab or Macrotyloma
drupaceousdrupaceousof or related to a drupe
dyarchiesdyarchya form of government having two joint rulers
edaciousedaciousdevouring or craving food in great quantities; "edacious vultures"; "a rapacious appetite"; "ravenous as wolves"; "voracious sharks"
enfranchiseenfranchisegrant voting rights
eparchieseparchya diocese of the Eastern Orthodox Church
faciasfaciaa sheet or band of fibrous connective tissue separating or binding together muscles and organs etc
factiousfactiousdissenting (especially dissenting with the majority opinion)
fallaciesfallacya misconception resulting from incorrect reasoning
fallaciousfallaciousbased on an incorrect or misleading notion or information; "fallacious hope"
fatuousfatuousdevoid of intelligence
ferociousferociousmarked by extreme and violent energy; "a ferocious beating"; "fierce fighting"; "a furious battle"
fractiousfractiousunpredictably difficult in operation; likely to be troublesome; "rockets were much too fractious to be tested near thickly populated areas"; "fractious components of a communication system"
fugaciousfugaciouslasting a very short time; "the ephemeral joys of childhood"; "a passing fancy"; "youth's transient beauty"; "love is transitory but it is eternal"; "fugacious blossoms"
garnisheesgarnisheea wage earner who is served with a garnishment
gazpachosgazpachoa soup made with chopped tomatoes and onions and cucumbers and peppers and herbs; served cold
GrotiusGrotiusDutch jurist and diplomat whose writings established the basis of modern international law (1583-1645)
gumptiousgumptiousworking hard to promote an enterprise
gynarchiesgynarchya political system governed by a woman
habitueshabituea regular patron; "an habitue of the racetrack"; "a bum who is a Central Park fixture"
halachashalachaTalmudic literature that deals with law and with the interpretation of the laws on the Hebrew Scriptures
herbaceousherbaceouscharacteristic of a nonwoody herb or plant part
hexanchushexanchusa genus of Hexanchidae
hibachishibachia portable brazier that burns charcoal and has a grill for cooking
hierarchieshierarchythe organization of people at different ranks in an administrative body
HipparchusHipparchusGreek astronomer and mathematician who discovered the precession of the equinoxes and made the first known star chart and is said to have invented trigonometry (second century BC)
homoecioushomoeciousof parasites especially rust fungi; completing the entire life cycle on a single host; "autoecious rust fungi"
horseshoeshorseshoea game in which iron rings (or open iron rings) are thrown at a stake in the ground in the hope of encircling it
InachisInachisa genus of Nymphalidae
judiciousjudiciousmarked by the exercise of good judgment or common sense in practical matters; "judicious use of one's money"; "a wise decision"
legacieslegacy(law) a gift of personal property by will
lochiaslochiasubstance discharged from the vagina (cellular debris and mucus and blood) that gradually decreases in amount during the weeks following childbirth
loquaciousloquaciousfull of trivial conversation; "kept from her housework by gabby neighbors"
lubriciouslubriciouscharacterized 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"
lunacieslunacyfoolish or senseless behavior
maliciousmalicioushaving the nature of or resulting from malice; "malicious gossip"; "took malicious pleasure in...watching me wince"- Rudyard Kipling
ManicheesManicheean adherent of Manichaeism
mantuasmantualoose gown of the 17th and 18th centuries
mendaciousmendaciousgiven to lying; "a mendacious child"
minaciousminaciousthreatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments; "a baleful look"; "forbidding thunderclouds"; "his tone became menacing"; "ominous rumblings of discontent"; "sinister storm clouds"; "a sinister smile"; "his threatening behavior"; "ugly black clouds"; "the situation became ugly"
monarchiesmonarchyan autocracy governed by a monarch who usually inherits the authority
moneciousmonecioushaving male and female reproductive organs in the same plant or animal
monoeciousmonoecioushaving male and female reproductive organs in the same plant or animal
moraceousmoraceousof or pertaining to or characteristic of plants of the family Moraceae
mordaciousmordaciousbiting or given to biting; "they deliberately gave me a skittish and mordacious mount"
naumachiesnaumachya naval spectacle; a mock sea battle put on by the ancient Romans
noctuasnoctuatype genus of the Noctuidae: moths whose larvae are cutworms
nonconsciousnonconsciousrelating to the lack of consciousness of inanimate things
notechisnotechistiger snakes
noxiousnoxiousinjurious to physical or mental health; "noxious chemical wastes"; "noxious ideas"
officiousofficiousintrusive in a meddling or offensive manner; "an interfering old woman"; "bustling about self-importantly making an officious nuisance of himself"; "busy about other people's business"
oleaceousoleaceousof or pertaining to or characteristic of trees or shrubs of the olive family
otioseotiosedisinclined 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"
overshoesovershoefootwear that protects your shoes from water or snow or cold
panochaspanochafudge made with brown sugar and butter and milk and nuts
papaciespapacythe government of the Roman Catholic Church
perniciousperniciousworking or spreading in a hidden and usually injurious way; "glaucoma is an insidious disease"; "a subtle poison"
pharmaciespharmacya retail shop where medicine and other articles are sold
PhotiusPhotiusPatriarch of Constantinople and saint of the Greek Orthodox Church; was condemned by the Fourth Council of Constantinople in 869 but was reinstated by a later pope
piraciespiracythe act of plagiarizing; taking someone's words or ideas as if they were your own
policiespolicya plan of action adopted by an individual or social group; "it was a policy of retribution"; "a politician keeps changing his policies"
precociousprecociousappearing or developing early; "precocious flowers appear before the leaves as in some species of magnolias"
predaceouspredaceousliving by or given to victimizing others for personal gain; "predatory capitalists"; "a predatory, insensate society in which innocence and decency can prove fatal"- Peter S. Prescott; "a predacious kind of animal--the early geological gangster"- W.E.Swinton
predaciouspredaciousliving by or given to victimizing others for personal gain; "predatory capitalists"; "a predatory, insensate society in which innocence and decency can prove fatal"- Peter S. Prescott; "a predacious kind of animal--the early geological gangster"- W.E.Swinton
prelaciesprelacythe office or station of a prelate
primaciesprimacythe state of being first in importance
privaciesprivacythe quality of being secluded from the presence or view of others
propheciesprophecyknowledge of the future (usually said to be obtained from a divine source)
PseudechisPseudechisvenomous Australian blacksnakes
pugnaciouspugnaciousready and able to resort to force or violence; "pugnacious spirits...lamented that there was so little prospect of an exhilarating disturbance"- Herman Melville; "they were rough and determined fighting men"
QuechuasQuechuathe language of the Quechua which was spoken by the Incas
rapaciousrapaciousdevouring or craving food in great quantities; "edacious vultures"; "a rapacious appetite"; "ravenous as wolves"; "voracious sharks"
ratiosratiothe relation between things (or parts of things) with respect to their comparative quantity, magnitude, or degree; "an inordinate proportion of the book is given over to quotations"; "a dry martini has a large proportion of gin"
repurchaserepurchasethe act of purchasing back something previously sold
ricochetsricocheta glancing rebound
rosaceousrosaceousof something having a dusty purplish pink color; "the roseate glow of dawn"
sagacioussagaciousskillful in statecraft or management; "an astute and sagacious statesman"
salacioussalacioussuggestive of or tending to moral looseness; "lewd whisperings of a dirty old man"; "an indecent gesture"; "obscene telephone calls"; "salacious limericks"
scrumptiousscrumptiousextremely pleasing to the sense of taste
sebaceoussebaceouscontaining an unusual amount of grease or oil; "greasy hamburgers"; "oily fried potatoes"; "oleaginous seeds"
secreciessecrecythe trait of keeping things secret
self-consciousself-consciousexcessively and uncomfortably conscious of your appearance or behavior; "self-conscious teenagers"; "wondered if she could ever be untidy without feeling self-conscious about it"
self-righteousself-righteousexcessively or hypocritically pious; "a sickening sanctimonious smile"
sensuoussensuoustaking delight in beauty; "the sensuous joy from all things fair"
sericeoussericeouscovered with fine soft hairs or down; "downy milkweed seeds"
setaceoussetaceoushaving or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc.; "a horse with a short bristly mane"; "bristly shrubs"; "burred fruits"; "setaceous whiskers"
siliceoussiliceousrelating to or containing or resembling silica; "gritrock is siliceous sandstone"
silicioussiliciousrelating to or containing or resembling silica; "gritrock is siliceous sandstone"
squirearchiessquirearchythe gentry who own land (considered as a class)
steeplechasesteeplechasea horse race over an obstructed course
subconscioussubconsciouspsychic activity just below the level of awareness
subspeciessubspecies(biology) a taxonomic group that is a division of a species; usually arises as a consequence of geographical isolation within a species
sumptuoussumptuousrich and superior in quality; "a princely sum"; "gilded dining rooms"
suspicioussuspiciousnot as expected; "there was something fishy about the accident"; "up to some funny business"; "some definitely queer goings-on"; "a shady deal"; "her motives were suspect"; "suspicious behavior"
synoecioussynoecioushaving male and female reproductive organs mixed in the same gametoecium
tenacioustenacioussticking together; "two coherent sheets"; "tenacious burrs"
tendencioustendencioushaving or marked by a strong tendency especially a controversial one; "a tendentious account of recent elections"; "distinguishing between verifiable fact and tendentious assertion"
testaceoustestaceousrelating to or possessing a testa or hard shell; "testaceous fish"
tortioustortiousof or pertaining to the nature of a tort; "tortious acts"
tortuoustortuousnot straightforward; "his tortuous reasoning"
trichechustrichechustype and sole genus of the Trichechidae
tylenchustylenchustype genus of the family Tylenchidae
unconsciousunconsciousthat part of the mind wherein psychic activity takes place of which the person is unaware
unctuousunctuousunpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech; "buttery praise"; "gave him a fulsome introduction"; "an oily sycophantic press agent"; "oleaginous hypocrisy"; "smarmy self-importance"; "the unctuous Uriah Heep"; "soapy compliments"
ungraciousungraciouslacking social graces
unrighteousunrighteousnot righteous; "an unrighteous man"; "an unrighteous law"
veraciousveraciousprecisely accurate; "a veracious account"
vinaceousvinaceousof the color of wine
virtuousvirtuousin a state of sexual virginity; "pure and vestal modesty"; "a spinster or virgin lady"; "men have decreed that their women must be pure and virginal"
viscachasviscachagregarious burrowing rodent larger than the chinchillas
vivaciousvivaciousvigorous and animated; "a vibrant group that challenged the system"; "a charming and vivacious hostess"; "a vivacious folk dance"
voraciousvoraciousdevouring or craving food in great quantities; "edacious vultures"; "a rapacious appetite"; "ravenous as wolves"; "voracious sharks"
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Rhymes with 4 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
abelmoschusabelmoschusgenus of tropical coarse herbs having large lobed leaves and often yellow flowers
abrachiasabrachiathe condition of having no arms
abranchiousabranchioushaving no gills
abstentiousabstentiousself-restraining; not indulging an appetite especially for food or drink; "not totally abstinent but abstemious"
acaciasacaciaany of various spiny trees or shrubs of the genus Acacia
accuraciesaccuracythe quality of being near to the true value; "he was beginning to doubt the accuracy of his compass"; "the lawyer questioned the truth of my account"
adequaciesadequacythe quality of being able to meet a need satisfactorily: "he questioned the adequacy of the usual sentimental interpretation of the Golden Rule"
advocaciesadvocacyactive support of an idea or cause etc.; especially the act of pleading or arguing for something
alliaceousalliaceoussmelling of onions or garlic
ambitiousambitioushaving a strong desire for success or achievement
amblyrhynchusamblyrhynchusmarine iguanas
amentaceousamentaceous(of plants) bearing or characterized by aments or catkins
amylaceousamylaceousresembling starch
anarhichasanarhichastype genus of the Anarhichadidae
anfractuousanfractuousfull of twists and turns; "anfractuous cliffs"
arboraceousarboraceousabounding in trees; "an arboreous landscape"; "violets in woodsy shady spots"; "a woody area near the highway"
ArchilochusArchilochusa genus of Trochilidae
arenaceousarenaceousresembling or containing or abounding in sand; or growing in sandy areas; "arenaceous limestone"; "arenaceous grasses"
argillaceousargillaceousresembling or containing clay; "argillaceous rocks"
AristarchusAristarchusa bright crater on the Moon
autocraciesautocracya political theory favoring unlimited authority by a single individual
avariciousavariciousimmoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth; "they are avaricious and will do anything for money"; "casting covetous eyes on his neighbor's fields"; "a grasping old miser"; "grasping commercialism"; "greedy for money and power"; "grew richer and greedier"; "prehensile employers stingy with raises for their employees"
BangladeshisBangladeshia native or inhabitant of Bangladesh
betulaceousbetulaceousof or pertaining to or characteristic of trees of the birch family
bilharziasbilharziaan infestation with or a resulting infection caused by a parasite of the genus Schistosoma; common in the tropics and Far East; symptoms depend on the part of the body infected
bureaucraciesbureaucracyany organization in which action is obstructed by insistence on unnecessary procedures and red tape
butyraceousbutyraceoushaving the qualities of butter or yielding or containing a substance like butter
camphoraceouscamphoraceousbeing or having the properties of camphor; "camphoraceous odor"
candidaciescandidacythe campaign of a candidate to be elected
capriccioscapriccioan instrumental composition that doesn't adhere to rules for any specific musical form and is played with improvisation
CarassiusCarassiusgoldfish
carbonaceouscarbonaceousrelating to or consisting of or yielding carbon
celibaciescelibacyabstaining from sexual relations (as because of religious vows)
chihuahuaschihuahuaan old breed of tiny short-haired dog with protruding eyes from Mexico held to antedate Aztec civilization
chincherincheeschincherincheeSouth African perennial with long-lasting spikes of white blossoms that are shipped in to Europe and America for use as winter cut flowers
conscientiousconscientiouscharacterized by extreme care and great effort; "conscientious application to the work at hand"; "painstaking research"; "scrupulous attention to details"
conspiraciesconspiracya plot to carry out some harmful or illegal act (especially a political plot)
contemptuouscontemptuousexpressing extreme contempt
contentiouscontentiousinvolving or likely to cause controversy; "a central and contentious element of the book"- Tim W.Ferfuson
contumaciescontumacyobstinate rebelliousness and insubordination; resistance to authority
contumaciouscontumaciouswilfully obstinate; stubbornly disobedient; "a contumaceous witness is subject to punishment"
coraciascoraciastype genus of the Coraciidae
coriaceouscoriaceousresembling or made to resemble leather; tough but pliable
cryptobranchuscryptobranchustype genus of the Cryptobranchidae
deinonychusdeinonychusswift agile wolf-sized bipedal dinosaur having a large curved claw on each hind foot; of the Cretaceous
delegaciesdelegacythe appointment of a delegate
delicaciesdelicacylightness in movement or manner
democraciesdemocracythe doctrine that the numerical majority of an organized group can make decisions binding on the whole group
diplomaciesdiplomacysubtly skillful handling of a situation
disenfranchisedisenfranchisedeprive of voting rights
dissentiousdissentiousdissenting (especially dissenting with the majority opinion)
efficaciesefficacycapacity or power to produce a desired effect; "concern about the safety and efficacy of the vaccine"
efficaciousefficaciousproducing or capable of producing an intended result or having a striking effect; "an air-cooled motor was more effective than a witch's broomstick for rapid long-distance transportation"-LewisMumford; "effective teaching methods"; "effective steps toward peace"; "made an effective entrance"; "his complaint proved to be effectual in bringing action"; "an efficacious law"
entelechiesentelechy(Aristotle) the state of something that is fully realized; actuality as opposed to potentiality
eschrichtiuseschrichtiustype and sole genus of the Eschrichtiidae
facetiousfacetiouscleverly amusing in tone; "a bantering tone"; "facetious remarks"; "tongue-in-cheek advice"
factitiousfactitiousnot produced by natural forces; "brokers created a factitious demand for stocks"
farinaceousfarinaceouscomposed of or covered with particles resembling meal in texture or consistency; "granular sugar"; "the photographs were grainy and indistinct"; "it left a mealy residue"
fellatiosfellatiooral stimulation of the penis
fictitiousfictitiousadopted in order to deceive; "an assumed name"; "an assumed cheerfulness"; "a fictitious address"; "fictive sympathy"; "a pretended interest"; "a put-on childish voice"; "sham modesty"
flagitiousflagitiousshockingly brutal or cruel; "murder is an atrocious crime"; "a grievous offense against morality"; "a grievous crime"; "no excess was too monstrous for them to commit"
flirtatiousflirtatiouslike a coquette
foliaceousfoliaceous(especially of metamorphic rock) having thin leaflike layers or strata
gallinaceousgallinaceousof or relating to or resembling a gallinacean
gonorhynchusgonorhynchusslender cylindrical marine fishes lacking air bladders and teeth
heteroeciousheteroeciousof parasites; passing through different stages of the life cycle on different host species; "heteroecious fungi"; "heteroecious insects"
hierocracieshierocracya ruling body composed of clergy
hire-purchasehire-purchaseinstallment plan; "we bought a car on the never-never"
HyemoschusHyemoschuswater chevrotains
HypopachusHypopachussheep frogs
idiociesidiocyextreme mental retardation
IgnatiusIgnatiusbishop of Antioch who was martyred under the Roman Emperor Trajan (died 110)
impetuousimpetuouscharacterized by undue haste and lack of thought or deliberation; "a hotheaded decision"; "liable to such impulsive acts as hugging strangers"; "an impetuous display of spending and gambling"; "madcap escapades"; (`brainish' is archaic)
inauspiciousinauspiciousnot auspicious; boding ill
incautiousincautiouscarelessly failing to exercise proper caution; "an incautious step sent her headlong down the stairs"
incestuousincestuousrelating to or involving incest
infectiousinfectiouseasily spread; "fear is exceedingly infectious; children catch it from their elders"- Bertrand Russell
injudiciousinjudiciouslacking or showing lack of judgment or discretion; unwise; "an injudicious measure"; "the result of an injudicious decision"
innoxiousinnoxioushaving no adverse effect
interspeciesinterspeciesarising or occurring between species; "an interspecific hybrid"
intestaciesintestacythe situation of being or dying without a legally valid will
intimaciesintimacyclose or warm friendship; "the absence of fences created a mysterious intimacy in which no one knew privacy"
intraspeciesintraspeciesarising or occurring within a species; involving the members of one species; "intraspecific competition"
intricaciesintricacymarked by elaborately complex detail
iridaceousiridaceousof or pertaining to or characteristic of plants of the family Iridaceae
IxobrychusIxobrychusbitterns
jinrikishasjinrikishaa small two-wheeled cart for one passenger; pulled by one person
LaurentiusLaurentiusRoman martyr; supposedly Lawrence was ordered by the police to give up the church's treasure and when he responded by presenting the poor people of Rome he was roasted to death on a gridiron (died in 258)
licentiouslicentiouslacking moral discipline; especially sexually unrestrained; "coarse and licentious men"
liliaceousliliaceousof or pertaining to or characteristic of plants of the family Liliaceae
literaciesliteracythe ability to read and write
logomachieslogomachyargument about words or the meaning of words
LucretiusLucretiusRoman philosopher and poet; in a long didactic poem he tried to provide a scientific explanation of the universe (96-55 BC)
LysimachusLysimachusMacedonian general under Alexander the Great; with Seleucus he defeated Antigonus and Demetrius at the battle of Ipsus (circa 355-281 BC)
magistraciesmagistracythe position of magistrate
malaciasmalaciaa state of abnormal softening of tissue
mariachismariachia group of street musicians in Mexico
matriarchiesmatriarchya form of social organization in which a female is the family head and title is traced through the female line
MauritiusMauritiusan island in the southwestern Indian Ocean
mediaciesmediacythe quality of being mediate
meretriciousmeretriciousbased on pretense; deceptively pleasing; "the gilded and perfumed but inwardly rotten nobility"; "meretricious praise"; "a meretricious argument"
mobocraciesmobocracya political system in which a mob is the source of control; government by the masses
monocraciesmonocracya form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.)
moustachiosmoustachioa large bushy moustache (with hair growing sometimes down the sides of the mouth)
multiple-choicemultiple-choiceoffering several alternative answers from which the correct one is to be chosen; or consisting of such questions; "multiple-choice questions"; "a multiple-choice test"
mustachiosmustachioa large bushy moustache (with hair growing sometimes down the sides of the mouth)
naumachiasnaumachiaa naval spectacle; a mock sea battle put on by the ancient Romans
neurotrichusneurotrichusshrew moles
numeraciesnumeracyskill with numbers and mathematics
nutritiousnutritiousof or providing nourishment; "good nourishing stew"
obduraciesobduracyresoluteness by virtue of being unyielding and inflexible
obnoxiousobnoxiouscausing disapproval or protest; "a vulgar and objectionable person"
obstinaciesobstinacyresolute adherence to your own ideas or desires
ochlocraciesochlocracya political system in which a mob is the source of control; government by the masses
oligarchiesoligarchya political system governed by a few people; "one of his cardinal convictions was that Britain was not run as a democracy but as an oligarchy"; "the big cities were notoriously in the hands of the oligarchy of local businessmen"
onobrychisonobrychisgenus of Old World herbs having pinnate leaves and pink or whites racemose flowers followed by flat unjointed pods
panonychuspanonychusa genus of Tetranychidae
patriarchiespatriarchya form of social organization in which a male is the family head and title is traced through the male line
perspicaciousperspicaciousmentally acute or penetratingly discerning; "too clear-eyed not to see what problems would follow"; "chaos could be prevented only by clear-sighted leadership"; "much too perspicacious to be taken in by so spurious an argument"
pertinaciouspertinaciousstubbornly unyielding; "dogged persistence"; "dour determination"; "the most vocal and pertinacious of all the critics"; "a mind not gifted to discover truth but tenacious to hold it"- T.S.Eliot; "men tenacious of opinion"
philomachusphilomachusruffs
phyllorhynchusphyllorhynchusleaf-nosed snakes
PhyllostachysPhyllostachysmedium and large bamboos
pistachiospistachionut of Mediterranean trees having an edible green kernel
plutocraciesplutocracya political system governed by the wealthy people
pollachiuspollachiuspollack
prejudiciousprejudicious(sometimes followed by `to') causing harm or injury; "damaging to career and reputation"; "the reporter's coverage resulted in prejudicial publicity for the defendant"
presumptuouspresumptuousexcessively forward; "an assumptive person"; "on a subject like this it would be too assuming for me to decide"; "the duchess would not put up with presumptuous servants"
pretentiouspretentiousintended to attract notice and impress others; "an ostentatious sable coat"
profligaciesprofligacydissolute indulgence in sensual pleasure
propitiouspropitiouspresenting favorable circumstances; likely to result in or show signs of success; "propitious omens"; "propitious gales speeded us along"; "a propitious alignment of planets for space exploration"
proteinaceousproteinaceousrelating to or of the nature of protein
rambunctiousrambunctiousnoisy and lacking in restraint or discipline; "a boisterous crowd"; "a social gathering that became rambunctious and out of hand"; "a robustious group of teenagers"; "beneath the rumbustious surface of his paintings is sympathy for the vulnerability of ordinary human beings"; "an unruly class"
robustiousrobustiousnoisy and lacking in restraint or discipline; "a boisterous crowd"; "a social gathering that became rambunctious and out of hand"; "a robustious group of teenagers"; "beneath the rumbustious surface of his paintings is sympathy for the vulnerability of ordinary human beings"; "an unruly class"
rumbustiousrumbustiousnoisy and lacking in restraint or discipline; "a boisterous crowd"; "a social gathering that became rambunctious and out of hand"; "a robustious group of teenagers"; "beneath the rumbustious surface of his paintings is sympathy for the vulnerability of ordinary human beings"; "an unruly class"
saponaceoussaponaceousresembling or having the qualities of soap; "a soapy consistency"
saurosuchussaurosuchusearly archosaurian carnivore
schistorrhachisschistorrhachisa not uncommon congenital defect in which a vertebra is malformed; unless several vertebrae are affected or there is myelomeningocele there are few symptoms; can be diagnosed by amniocentesis
seditiousseditiousin opposition to a civil authority or government
semiconscioussemiconsciouspartially conscious; not completely aware of sensations
semiprecioussemipreciousused of gemstones having less commercial value than precious stones; "such semiprecious stones as amethyst, garnet, jade, and tourmaline"
seneciossenecioenormous and diverse cosmopolitan genus of trees and shrubs and vines and herbs including many weeds
sententioussententiousconcise and full of meaning; "welcomed her pithy comments"; "the peculiarly sardonic and sententious style in which Don Luis composed his epigrams"- Hervey Allen
solanaceoussolanaceousof or relating to plants of the family Solanaceae (the potato family)
spirituousspirituouscontaining or of the nature of alcohol; "spiritous beverages"; "spirituous liquors"
stratocraciesstratocracygovernment by the military and an army
superficiessuperficiesouter surface of an area or a body
supremaciessupremacypower to dominate or defeat; "mastery of the seas"
tauromachiestauromachythe activity at a bullfight
technocraciestechnocracya form of government in which scientists and technical experts are in control; "technocracy was described as that society in which those who govern justify themselves by appeal to technical experts who justify themselves by appeal to scientific forms of knowledge"
tempestuoustempestuous(of the elements) as if showing violent anger; "angry clouds on the horizon"; "furious winds"; "the raging sea"
tendentioustendentioushaving or marked by a strong tendency especially a controversial one; "a tendentious account of recent elections"; "distinguishing between verifiable fact and tendentious assertion"
theocraciestheocracythe belief in government by divine guidance
theodiciestheodicythe branch of theology that defends God's goodness and justice in the face of the existence of evil
tumultuoustumultuouscharacterized by unrest or disorder or insubordination; "effects of the struggle will be violent and disruptive"; "riotous times"; "these troubled areas"; "the tumultuous years of his administration"; "a turbulent and unruly childhood"
TympanuchusTympanuchusprairie chickens
ultimaciesultimacythe state or degree of being ultimate; the final or most extreme in degree or size or time or distance, "the ultimacy of these social values"
unmaliciousunmaliciousnot malicious or spiteful
unselfconsciousunselfconsciousnot self-conscious; "she grew up with him in unselfconscious friendship"
unsuspiciousunsuspiciousnot suspicious; "deceiving the unsuspecting public"
vexatiousvexatiouscausing irritation or annoyance; "tapping an annoying rhythm on his glass with his fork"; "aircraft noise is particularly bothersome near the airport"; "found it galling to have to ask permission"; "an irritating delay"; "nettlesome paperwork"; "a pesky mosquito"; "swarms of pestering gnats"; "a plaguey newfangled safety catch"; "a teasing and persistent thought annoyed him"; "a vexatious child"; "it is vexing to have to admit you are wrong"
voluptuousvoluptuousdisplaying luxury and furnishing gratification to the senses; "an epicurean banquet"; "enjoyed a luxurious suite with a crystal chandelier and thick oriental rugs"; "Lucullus spent the remainder of his days in voluptuous magnificence"; "a chinchilla robe of sybaritic lavishness"
welwitschiaswelwitschiacurious plant of arid regions of southwestern Africa having a yard-high and yard-wide trunk like a turnip with a deep taproot and two large persistent woody straplike leaves growing from the base; living relic of a flora long disappeared; some may be 700-5000 years old
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Rhymes with 5 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
adscititiousadscititioussupplemental; not part of the real or essential nature of a thing; "adscititious vowels"
adventitiousadventitiousassociated by chance and not an integral part; "poetry is something to which words are the accidental, not by any means the essential form"- Frederick W. Robertson; "they had to decide whether his misconduct was adventitious or the result of a flaw in his character"
alopeciasalopecialoss of hair (especially on the head) or loss of wool or feathers; in humans it can result from heredity or hormonal imbalance or certain diseases or drugs and treatments (chemotherapy for cancer)
apocynaceousapocynaceousof or relating to tropical plants of the family Apocynaceae
aristocraciesaristocracythe most powerful members of a society
arundinaceousarundinaceousof or relating to or resembling reedlike plants of the genus Arundinaria
bignoniaceousbignoniaceousof or pertaining to or characteristic of plants of the family Bignoniaceae
braggadociosbraggadociovain and empty boasting
CampylorhynchusCampylorhynchusalternative classifications for the cactus wrens
caryophyllaceouscaryophyllaceousof or pertaining to plants of the family Caryophyllaceae
cementitiouscementitiouslike or relevant to or having the properties of cement; "the adhesion of cementitious materials"
confederaciesconfederacya secret agreement between two or more people to perform an unlawful act
cucurbitaceouscucurbitaceousof or relating to plants of the family Cucurbitaceae
degeneraciesdegeneracymoral perversion; impairment of virtue and moral principles; "the luxury and corruption among the upper classes"; "moral degeneracy followed intellectual degeneration"; "its brothels, its opium parlors, its depravity"; "Rome had fallen into moral putrefaction"
dieffenbachiasdieffenbachiaevergreen perennial herbs of tropical America with lush foliage and poisonous sap; often cultivated as houseplants
disputatiousdisputatiousinclined or showing an inclination to dispute or disagree, even to engage in law suits; "a style described as abrasive and contentious"; "a disputatious lawyer"; "a litigious and acrimonious spirit"
effeminacieseffeminacythe trait of being effeminate (derogatory of a man); "the students associated science with masculinity and arts with effeminacy"; "Spartans accused Athenians of effeminateness"; "he was shocked by the softness of the atmosphere surrounding the young prince, arising from the superfluity of the femininity that guided him"
episcopaciesepiscopacythe collective body of bishops
expeditiousexpeditiousmarked by speed and efficiency
gerontocraciesgerontocracya political system governed by old men
gynecocraciesgynecocracya political system governed by a woman
HelminthostachysHelminthostachysone species: terrestrial fern of southeastern Asia and Australia
illiteraciesilliteracyan inability to read
immediaciesimmediacylack of an intervening or mediating agency; "the immediacy of television coverage"
inaccuraciesinaccuracythe quality of being inaccurate and having errors
inadequaciesinadequacyunsatisfactoriness by virtue of being inadequate
indelicaciesindelicacyan impolite act or expression
inefficaciesinefficacya lack of efficacy
inefficaciousinefficaciouslacking the power to produce a desired effect; "laws that are inefficacious in stopping crime"
legitimacieslegitimacyundisputed credibility
lobeliaceouslobeliaceousbelonging to the family Lobeliaceae
meritocraciesmeritocracythe belief that rulers should be chosen for their superior abilities and not because of their wealth or birth
noncontentiousnoncontentiousof persons; not given to controversy
noninfectiousnoninfectiousnot infectious
ornithorhynchusornithorhynchustype genus of the family Ornithorhynchidae
ostentatiousostentatiousintended to attract notice and impress others; "an ostentatious sable coat"
overanxiousoveranxiousanxious or nervous to an excessive degree
overcautiousovercautiousunnecessarily cautious; "sometimes it doesn't pay to be overcautious in business"
oversuspiciousoversuspiciousunduly suspicious
paronychiasparonychialow-growing annual or perennial herbs or woody plants; whitlowworts
pilosebaceouspilosebaceousof or relating to a hair follicle and its sebaceous gland
plumbaginaceousplumbaginaceousof or pertaining to or characteristic of plants of the family Plumbaginaceae
prolificaciesprolificacythe property of producing abundantly and sustaining vigorous and luxuriant growth; "he praised the richness of the soil"; "weeds lovely in their rankness"
ptilonorhynchusptilonorhynchustype genus of the Ptilonorhynchidae
repetitiousrepetitiouscharacterized by repetition; "repetitive movement"
superstitioussuperstitiousshowing ignorance of the laws of nature and faith in magic or chance; "finally realized that the horror he felt was superstitious in origin"
suppositioussuppositiousbased primarily on surmise rather than adequate evidence; "theories about the extinction of dinosaurs are still highly conjectural"; "the supposed reason for his absence"; "suppositious reconstructions of dead languages"; "hypothetical situation"
surreptitioussurreptitiousconducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods; "clandestine intelligence operations"; "cloak-and-dagger activities behind enemy lines"; "hole-and-corner intrigue"; "secret missions"; "a secret agent"; "secret sales of arms"; "surreptitious mobilization of troops"; "an undercover investigation"; "underground resistance"
tralatitioustralatitioushaving been passed along from generation to generation; "among Biblical critics a tralatitious interpretation is one received by expositor from expositor"
unambitiousunambitioushaving little desire for success or achievement
unconscientiousunconscientiousnot conscientious;
unpretentiousunpretentiousnot ostentatious; "his unostentatious office"; "unostentatious elegance"
unpropitiousunpropitiousnot propitious
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Rhymes with 6 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
asclepiadaceousasclepiadaceousof or relating to plants of the milkweed family
circumlocutiouscircumlocutiousroundabout and unnecessarily wordy; "had a preference for circumlocutious (or circumlocutory) rather than forthright expression"; "A periphrastic study in a worn-out poetical fashion,/ Leaving one still with the intolerable wrestle/ With words and meanings."-T.S.Eliot; (`ambagious' is archaic)
ephippiorhynchusephippiorhynchussaddlebills
illegitimaciesillegitimacyunlawfulness by virtue of not being authorized by or in accordance with law
indeterminaciesindeterminacythe quality of being vague and poorly defined
MegalobatrachusMegalobatrachusgiant salamanders; in some classifications included in the genus Cryptobranchus
overambitiousoverambitiousexcessively ambitious
polemoniaceouspolemoniaceousof or pertaining to or characteristic of plants of the family Polemoniaceae
supposititioussupposititiousbased primarily on surmise rather than adequate evidence; "theories about the extinction of dinosaurs are still highly conjectural"; "the supposed reason for his absence"; "suppositious reconstructions of dead languages"; "hypothetical situation"
unostentatiousunostentatiousnot ostentatious; "his unostentatious office"; "unostentatious elegance"
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Rhymes with 7 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
osteomalaciasosteomalaciaabnormal softening of bones caused by deficiencies of phosphorus or calcium or vitamin D
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