Near rhymes dictionary


List of near rhymes for the word: course


Rhymes with 1 syllable

WordBase wordDefinition
airsairaffected manners intended to impress others; "don't put on airs with me"
AresAr(Greek mythology) Greek god of war; son of Zeus and Hera; identified with Roman Mars
aresare(Greek mythology) Greek god of war; son of Zeus and Hera; identified with Roman Mars
AresAres(Greek mythology) Greek god of war; son of Zeus and Hera; identified with Roman Mars
arsearsevulgar slang for anus
baresbarelay bare; "denude a forest"
barsbargymnastic apparatus consisting of two parallel wooden rods supported on uprights
bearsbearmassive plantigrade carnivorous or omnivorous mammals with long shaggy coats and strong claws
BierceBierceUnited States writer of caustic wit (1842-1914)
birrsbirrsound of something in rapid motion; "whir of a bird's wings"; "the whir of the propellers"
blaresblarea loud harsh or strident noise
blearsblearmake dim or indistinct; "The fog blurs my vision"
blursblura hazy or indistinct representation; "it happened so fast it was just a blur"; "he tried to clear his head of the whisky fuzz"
boarsboaran uncastrated male hog
boorsboora crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement
boresborea hole or passage made by a drill; usually made for exploratory purposes
bourseboursethe stock exchange in Paris
burrsburrsmall bit used in dentistry or surgery
bursbursmall bit used in dentistry or surgery
byresbyrea barn for cows
carescareactivity involved in maintaining something in good working order; "he wrote the manual on car care"
carscara conveyance for passengers or freight on a cable railway; "they took a cable car to the top of the mountain"
cerescerethe largest asteroid and the first discovered
CeresCeresthe largest asteroid and the first discovered
chairschairthe position of professor; "he was awarded an endowed chair in economics"
charscharany of several small trout-like fish of the genus Salvelinus
chirrschirrmake a vibrant noise, of grasshoppers or cicadas
choirschoirthe area occupied by singers; the part of the chancel between sanctuary and nave
choreschorea specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific fee; "estimates of the city's loss on that job ranged as high as a million dollars"; "the job of repairing the engine took several hours"; "the endless task of classifying the samples"; "the farmer's morning chores"
churrschurrmake a vibrant sound, as of some birds
clearscleara clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water; "finally broke out of the forest into the open"
coarsecoarselacking refinement or cultivation or taste; "he had coarse manners but a first-rate mind"; "behavior that branded him as common"; "an untutored and uncouth human being"; "an uncouth soldier--a real tough guy"; "appealing to the vulgar taste for violence"; "the vulgar display of the newly rich"
coercecoerceto cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :"She forced him to take a job in the city"; "He squeezed her for information"
coirscoirstiff coarse fiber from the outer husk of a coconut
corescorea bar of magnetic material (as soft iron) that passes through a coil and serves to increase the inductance of the coil
corsecorsea region of France on the island of Corsica; birthplace of Napoleon Bonaparte
coursecoursea mode of action; "if you persist in that course you will surely fail"; "once a nation is embarked on a course of action it becomes extremely difficult for any retraction to take place"
crorescrorethe number that is represented as a one followed by 7 zeros; ten million
curescurea medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain
curscuran inferior dog or one of mixed breed
cursecurseprofane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger; "expletives were deleted"
czarsczara person having great power
daresdarea challenge to do something dangerous or foolhardy; "he could never refuse a dare"
dearsdeara beloved person; used as terms of endearment
doorsdoora swinging or sliding barrier that will close the entrance to a room or building or vehicle; "he knocked on the door"; "he slammed the door as he left"
drearsdrearcausing dejection; "a blue day"; "the dark days of the war"; "a week of rainy depressing weather"; "a disconsolate winter landscape"; "the first dismal dispiriting days of November"; "a dark gloomy day"; "grim rainy weather"
earsearthe sense organ for hearing and equilibrium
errserrto make a mistake or be incorrect
ErseErseany of several related languages of the Celts in Ireland and Scotland
eyreseyrea shallow salt lake in south central Australia about 35 feet below sea level; the largest lake in the country and the lowest point on the continent
fairsfaira traveling show; having sideshows and rides and games of skill etc.
farcefarcea comedy characterized by broad satire and improbable situations
faresfarean agenda of things to do; "they worked rapidly down the menu of reports"
fearsfearan emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight)
fiercefierceviolently agitated and turbulent; "boisterous winds and waves"; "the fierce thunders roar me their music"- Ezra Pound; "rough weather"; "rough seas"
firesfirethe act of firing weapons or artillery at an enemy; "hold your fire until you can see the whites of their eyes"; "they retreated in the face of withering enemy fire"
firsfirany of various evergreen trees of the genus Abies; chiefly of upland areas
flairsflairdistinctive and stylish elegance; "he wooed her with the confident dash of a cavalry officer"
flaresflare(baseball) a fly ball hit a short distance into the outfield
floorsfloorthe inside lower horizontal surface (as of a room, hallway, tent, or other structure); "they needed rugs to cover the bare floors"; "we spread our sleeping bags on the dry floor of the tent"
floursflourfine powdery foodstuff obtained by grinding and sifting the meal of a cereal grain
fluorsfluora soft mineral (calcium fluoride) that is fluorescent in ultraviolet light; chief source of fluorine
forceforcea putout of a base runner who is required to run; the putout is accomplished by holding the ball while touching the base to which the runner must advance before the runner reaches that base; "the shortstop got the runner at second on a force"
foresforefront part of a vessel or aircraft; "he pointed the bow of the boat toward the finish line"
foursfoura playing card or domino or die whose upward face shows four pips
fursfurdense coat of fine silky hairs on mammals (e.g., cat or seal or weasel)
garsgarelongate European surface-dwelling predacious fishes with long toothed jaws; abundant in coastal waters
gaursgaurwild ox of mountainous areas of eastern India
gearsgeara toothed wheel that engages another toothed mechanism in order to change the speed or direction of transmitted motion
glaresglarean angry stare
goresgorethe shedding of blood resulting in murder; "he avenged the bloodshed of his kinsmen"
gorsegorsevery spiny and dense evergreen shrub with fragrant golden-yellow flowers; common throughout western Europe
guarsguardrought-tolerant herb grown for forage and for its seed which yield a gum used as a thickening agent or sizing material
gyresgyrea round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)
hairshaira filamentous projection or process on an organism
hareshareswift timid long-eared mammal larger than a rabbit having a divided upper lip and long hind legs; young born furred and with open eyes
hearshearget to know or become aware of, usually accidentally; "I learned that she has two grown-up children"; "I see that you have been promoted"
hearsehearsea vehicle for carrying a coffin to a church or a cemetery; formerly drawn by horses but now usually a motor vehicle
heirsheira person who is entitled by law or by the terms of a will to inherit the estate of another
hireshirethe act of hiring something or someone; "he signed up for a week's car hire"
hoarshoarice crystals forming a white deposit (especially on objects outside)
hoarsehoarsedeep and harsh sounding as if from shouting or illness or emotion; "gruff voices"; "the dog's gruff barking"; "hoarse cries"; "makes all the instruments sound powerful but husky"- Virgil Thomson
horsehorsesolid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times
hourshouran indefinite period of time; "they talked for hours"
HoursHoursan indefinite period of time; "they talked for hours"
iresirebelligerence aroused by a real or supposed wrong (personified as one of the deadly sins)
IRSIRSthe bureau of the Treasury Department responsible for tax collections
jarsjara vessel (usually cylindrical) with a wide mouth and without handles
KhmersKhmerthe Mon-Khmer language spoken in Cambodia
koreskore(Greek mythology) daughter of Zeus and Demeter; made queen of the underworld by Pluto in ancient mythology; identified with Roman Proserpina
korskoran ancient Hebrew unit of capacity equal to 10 baths or 10 ephahs
lairslairthe habitation of wild animals
learslearthe hero of William Shakespeare's tragedy who was betrayed and mistreated by two of his scheming daughters
loirsloirlarge European dormouse
loresloreknowledge gained through tradition or anecdote; "early peoples passed on plant and animal lore through legend"
lourslourlook angry or sullen, wrinkle one's forehead, as if to signal disapproval
luresluresomething used to lure fish or other animals into danger so they can be trapped or killed
lyreslyrea harp used by ancient Greeks for accompaniment
maarsmaara flat-bottomed volcanic crater that was formed by an explosion; often filled with water
maresmarefemale equine animal
marsmara small reddish planet that is the 4th from the sun and is periodically visible to the naked eye; minerals rich in iron cover its surface and are responsible for its characteristic color; "Mars has two satellites"
MarsMarsa small reddish planet that is the 4th from the sun and is periodically visible to the naked eye; minerals rich in iron cover its surface and are responsible for its characteristic color; "Mars has two satellites"
meresmerea small pond of standing water
miresmirea soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfoot
moiresmoiresilk fabric with a wavy surface pattern
moorsmooropen land usually with peaty soil covered with heather and bracken and moss
moresmores(sociology) the conventions that embody the fundamental values of a group
morsmor(Roman mythology) Roman god of death; counterpart of Thanatos
morsmors(Roman mythology) Roman god of death; counterpart of Thanatos
MorseMorsea telegraph code in which letters and numbers are represented by strings of dots and dashes (short and long signals)
muirsmuirUnited States naturalist (born in England) who advocated the creation of national parks (1838-1914)
myrrhsmyrrharomatic resin that is burned as incense and used in perfume
naresnarisany of the openings to the nasal cavities that allow air to flow through the cavities to the pharynx
nearsnearmove towards; "We were approaching our destination"; "They are drawing near"; "The enemy army came nearer and nearer"
NorseNorsethe northern family of Germanic languages that are spoken in Scandinavia and Iceland
nursenursea woman who is the custodian of children
oarsoaran implement used to propel or steer a boat
oresorea monetary subunit in Denmark and Norway and Sweden; 100 ore equal 1 krona
pairspaira poker hand with 2 cards of the same value
paresparedecrease gradually or bit by bit
parrsparrthe young of various fishes
parspar(golf) the standard number of strokes set for each hole on a golf course, or for the entire course; "a par-5 hole"; "par for this course is 72"
parseparseanalyze syntactically by assigning a constituent structure to (a sentence)
pearspearsweet juicy gritty-textured fruit available in many varieties
PeircePeirceUnited States philosopher and logician; pioneer of pragmatism (1839-1914)
piercepierce14th President of the United States (1804-1869)
poresporeany small opening in the skin or outer surface of an animal
pourspourmove in large numbers; "people were pouring out of the theater"; "beggars pullulated in the plaza"
purrspurra low vibrating sound typical of a contented cat
pursepursea container used for carrying money and small personal items or accessories (especially by women); "she reached into her bag and found a comb"
pyrespyrewood heaped for burning a dead body as a funeral rite
quiresquirea quantity of paper; 24 or 25 sheets
raresrarenot widely distributed; "rare herbs"; "rare patches of green in the desert"
rearsrearthe side that goes last or is not normally seen; "he wrote the date on the back of the photograph"
roarsroara very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal); "his bellow filled the hallway"
scarcescarcedeficient in quantity or number compared with the demand; "fresh vegetables were scarce during the drought"
scaresscarea sudden attack of fear
scarsscaran indication of damage
schmearsschmear(Yiddish) a batch of things that go together; "he bought the whole schmeer"
scoresscorea large number or amount; "made lots of new friends"; "she amassed stacks of newspapers"
scoursscourdiarrhea in livestock
scoursscoursdiarrhea in livestock
searssearcause to wither or parch from exposure to heat; "The sun parched the earth"
sharessharethe part played by a person in bringing about a result; "I am proud of my contribution in advancing the project"; "they all did their share of the work"
shearsshearlarge scissors with strong blades
shiresshireBritish breed of large heavy draft horse
shirrsshirrbake (eggs) in their shells until they are set; "shirr the eggs"
shmearsshmear(Yiddish) a batch of things that go together; "he bought the whole schmeer"
shoresshorea beam or timber that is propped against a structure to provide support
siressiremale parent of an animal especially a domestic animal such as a horse
siressirislarge spreading Old World tree having large leaves and globose clusters of greenish-yellow flowers and long seed pods that clatter in the wind
sirssirterm of address for a man
slursslura blemish made by dirt; "he had a smudge on his cheek"
smearssmearan act that brings discredit to the person who does it; "he made a huge blot on his copybook"
snaressnarea trap for birds or small mammals; often has a slip noose
snoressnorethe act of snoring or producing a snoring sound
soarssoarthe act of rising upward into the air
soressorean open skin infection
sourcesourcea facility where something is available
sourssourthe property of being acidic
sparessparea score in tenpins; knocking down all ten after rolling two balls
sparssparmaking the motions of attack and defense with the fists and arms; a part of training for a boxer
sparsesparsenot dense; "a thin beard"; "trees were sparse"
spearsspeara long pointed rod used as a tool or weapon
spheressphereany spherically shaped artifact
spiresspirea tall tower that forms the superstructure of a building (usually a church or temple) and that tapers to a point at the top
spoorsspoorthe trail left by a person or an animal; what the hunter follows in pursuing game; "the hounds followed the fox's spoor"
sporessporea small usually single-celled asexual reproductive body produced by many nonflowering plants and fungi and some bacteria and protozoans and that are capable of developing into a new individual without sexual fusion; "a sexual spore is formed after the fusion of gametes"
spursspura railway line connected to a trunk line
squaressquarea hand tool consisting of two straight arms at right angles; used to construct or test right angles; "the carpenter who built this room must have lost his square"
squiressquirean English country landowner
stairsstaira flight of stairs or a flight of steps
staresstarea fixed look with eyes open wide
starsstarthe topology of a network whose components are connected to a hub
stirsstira rapid active commotion
storesstorean electronic memory device; "a memory and the CPU form the central part of a computer to which peripherals are attached"
suressureexercising or taking care great enough to bring assurance; "be certain to disconnect the iron when you are through"; "be sure to lock the doors"
swearsswearhave confidence or faith in; "We can trust in God"; "Rely on your friends"; "bank on your good education"; "I swear by my grandmother's recipes"
tarestare(chemical analysis) a counterweight used in chemical analysis; consists of an empty container that counterbalances the weight of the container holding chemicals
tarstara man who serves as a sailor
tearstearthe process of shedding tears (usually accompanied by sobs or other inarticulate sounds); "I hate to hear the crying of a child"; "she was in tears"
tercetercethe third canonical hour; about 9 a.m.
terestereseither of two muscles in the shoulder region that move the shoulders and arms
tersetersebrief and to the point; effectively cut short; "a crisp retort"; "a response so curt as to be almost rude"; "the laconic reply; `yes'"; "short and terse and easy to understand"
thyrsethyrsea dense flower cluster (as of the lilac or horse chestnut) in which the main axis is racemose and the branches are cymose
tiercetierceone of three equal parts of a divisible whole; "it contains approximately a third of the minimum daily requirement"
tirestirehoop that covers a wheel; "automobile tires are usually made of rubber and filled with compressed air"
torrstorra unit of pressure equal to 0.001316 atmosphere; named after Torricelli
torstora high rocky hill
tourstouran industrial city in western France on the Loire River
ToursToursan industrial city in western France on the Loire River
tsarstsara male monarch or emperor (especially of Russia prior to 1917)
tsorestsoris(Yiddish) trouble and suffering
tyrestyrehoop that covers a wheel; "automobile tires are usually made of rubber and filled with compressed air"
tzarstzara male monarch or emperor (especially of Russia prior to 1917)
varsvara unit of electrical power in an AC circuit equal to the power dissipated when 1 volt produces a current of 1 ampere
verseversea piece of poetry
wareswarecommodities offered for sale; "good business depends on having good merchandise"; "that store offers a variety of products"
warswara concerted campaign to end something that is injurious; "the war on poverty"; "the war against crime"
wearswearthe act of having on your person as a covering or adornment; "she bought it for everyday wear"
weirsweira low dam built across a stream to raise its level or divert its flow
whirrswhirrsound of something in rapid motion; "whir of a bird's wings"; "the whir of the propellers"
whirswhirsound of something in rapid motion; "whir of a bird's wings"; "the whir of the propellers"
whoreswhorea woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money
wireswireligament made of metal and used to fasten things or make cages or fences etc
worsebadsomething inferior in quality or condition or effect; "for better or for worse"; "accused of cheating and lying and worse"
worseillsomething inferior in quality or condition or effect; "for better or for worse"; "accused of cheating and lying and worse"
worseworsesomething inferior in quality or condition or effect; "for better or for worse"; "accused of cheating and lying and worse"
yearsyearthe time during which someone's life continues; "the monarch's last days"; "in his final years"
yoresyoretime long past
zaireszairea republic in central Africa; achieved independence from Belgium in 1960

Rhymes with 2 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
abhorsabhorfind repugnant; "I loathe that man"; "She abhors cats"
abjuresabjureformally reject or disavow a formerly held belief, usually under pressure; "He retracted his earlier statements about his religion"; "She abjured her beliefs"
accurseaccursecurse or declare to be evil or anathema or threaten with divine punishment
acersacertype genus of the Aceraceae; trees or shrubs having winged fruit
acquiresacquirecome to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes); "He grew a beard"; "The patient developed abdominal pains"; "I got funny spots all over my body"; "Well-developed breasts"
acresacreextensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use; "the family owned a large estate on Long Island"
AcresAcresextensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use; "the family owned a large estate on Long Island"
actorsactora theatrical performer
AdarsAdarthe sixth month of the civil year; the twelfth month of the ecclesiastic year in the Jewish calendar (in February and March)
addersaddersmall terrestrial viper common in northern Eurasia
adheresadherefollow through or carry out a plan without deviation; "They adhered to their plan"
adjuresadjurecommand solemnly
admiresadmirefeel admiration for
adoresadorelove intensely; "he just adored his wife"
adverseadversein an opposing direction; "adverse currents"; "a contrary wind"
AdzharsAdzharan autonomous province of Georgia on the Black Sea
aethersaethera medium that was once supposed to fill all space and to support the propagation of electromagnetic waves
affairesaffairea usually secretive or illicit sexual relationship
affairsaffairtransactions of professional or public interest; "news of current affairs"; "great affairs of state"
aftersaftersa dish served as the last course of a meal
agarsagara colloidal extract of algae; used especially in culture media and as a gelling agent in foods
ahorseahorsetraveling on horseback; "a file of men ahorseback passed by"
airfaresairfarethe fare charged for traveling by airplane
airforceairforcethe airborne branch of a country's armed forces
AlbersAlbersUnited States painter born in Germany; works characterized by simple geometrical patterns in various colors (1888-1976)
aldersaldernorth temperate shrubs or trees having toothed leaves and conelike fruit; bark is used in tanning and dyeing and the wood is rot-resistant
alluresallurethe power to entice or attract through personal charm
altarsaltara raised structure on which gifts or sacrifices to a god are made
altersalterremove the ovaries of; "Is your cat spayed?"
ambersambera deep yellow color; "an amber light illuminated the room"; "he admired the gold of her hair"
ameersameeran independent ruler or chieftain (especially in Africa or Arabia)
amerceamercepunish by a fine imposed arbitrarily by the discretion of the court
amirsamiran independent ruler or chieftain (especially in Africa or Arabia)
amoursamoura usually secretive or illicit sexual relationship
amperesamperethe basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites; "a typical household circuit carries 15 to 50 amps"
anchorsanchora mechanical device that prevents a vessel from moving
angersangerbelligerence aroused by a real or supposed wrong (personified as one of the deadly sins)
anglersanglerfishes having large mouths with a wormlike filament attached for luring prey
AnseresAnserused in some especially older classifications; coextensive with the family Anatidae
anseresanseresused in some especially older classifications; coextensive with the family Anatidae
answersanswera nonverbal reaction; "his answer to any problem was to get drunk"; "their answer was to sue me"
AntaresAntaresthe brightest star in Scorpius
anthersantherthe part of the stamen that contains pollen; usually borne on a stalk
antlersantlerdeciduous horn of a member of the deer family
antrorseantrorsebent or curved forward or upward; "a plant having antrorse hairs on the stem"
AnversAnversa busy port and financial center in northern Belgium on the Scheldt river; it has long been a center for the diamond industry and the first stock exchange was opened there in 1460
apersapersomeone who copies the words or behavior of another
appearsappearcome into sight or view; "He suddenly appeared at the wedding"; "A new star appeared on the horizon"
arboresarbora framework that supports climbing plants; "the arbor provided a shady resting place in the park"
arborsarbora framework that supports climbing plants; "the arbor provided a shady resting place in the park"
arboursarboura framework that supports climbing plants; "the arbor provided a shady resting place in the park"
archersarcherthe ninth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about November 22 to December 21
ardorsardorfeelings of great warmth and intensity; "he spoke with great ardor"
ardoursardourfeelings of great warmth and intensity; "he spoke with great ardor"
armchairsarmchairchair with a support on each side for arms
armoiresarmoirea large wardrobe or cabinet; originally used for storing weapons
armorsarmortough more-or-less rigid protective covering of an animal or plant
armoursarmourtough more-or-less rigid protective covering of an animal or plant
arrearsarrearan unpaid overdue debt
ashlarsashlara rectangular block of hewn stone used for building purposes
askersaskersomeone who asks a question
aspersasper20 aspers equal 1 kurus in Turkey
asperseaspersecharge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone; "The journalists have defamed me!" "The article in the paper sullied my reputation"
aspiresaspirehave an ambitious plan or a lofty goal
assuresassurebe careful or certain to do something; make certain of something; "He verified that the valves were closed"; "See that the curtains are closed"; "control the quality of the product"
astersasterstar-shaped structure formed in the cytoplasm of a cell having fibers like rays that surround the centrosome during mitosis
atarsataressential oil or perfume obtained from flowers
attarsattaressential oil or perfume obtained from flowers
attiresattireclothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion; "formal attire"; "battle dress"
augersaugerhand tool for boring holes
augursaugur(ancient Rome) a religious official who interpreted omens to guide public policy
auteursauteura filmmaker who has a personal style and keeps creative control over his or her works
authorsauthorsomeone who originates or causes or initiates something; "he was the generator of several complaints"
aversaverto declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true; "Before God I swear I am innocent"
averseaverse(usually followed by `to') strongly opposed; "antipathetic to new ideas"; "averse to taking risks"; "loath to go on such short notice"; "clearly indisposed to grant their request"
AyrshiresAyrshirehardy breed of dairy cattle from Ayr, Scotland
AzoresAzoresislands in the Atlantic Ocean belonging to Portugal; "the Azores are strategically located on transatlantic air and shipping routes"
azuresazurea light shade of blue
backdoorsbackdoora secret or underhand means of access (to a place or a position); "he got his job through the back door"
backersbackerinvests in a theatrical production
backfiresbackfirea miscalculation that recoils on its maker
backstairsbackstaira second staircase at the rear of a building
badgersbadgersturdy carnivorous burrowing mammal with strong claws; widely distributed in the northern hemisphere
baggersbaggera machine for putting objects or substances into bags
bailorsbailorthe person who delivers personal property (goods or money) in trust to the bailee in a bailment
bakersbakersomeone who bakes bread or cake
balkersbalkera person who refuses to comply
bangersbangerfirework consisting of a small explosive charge and fuse in a heavy paper casing
bankersbankerthe person in charge of the bank in a gambling game
bannersbannerlong strip of cloth or paper used for decoration or advertising
bantersbanterlight teasing repartee
barbersbarbera hairdresser who cuts hair and shaves beards as a trade
barbwiresbarbwirestrong wire with barbs at regular intervals used to prevent passage
barkersbarkerinformal terms for dogs
barndoorsbarndooran opaque adjustable flap on a lamp fixture; used in photography to cut off light from particular areas
bartersbarteran equal exchange; "we had no money so we had to live by barter"
bastersbastera tube with a rubber bulb used to take up and release melted fat or gravy in order to moisten roasting meat
bathersbathera person who takes a bath
battersbattera liquid or semiliquid mixture, as of flour, eggs, and milk, used in cooking
bawlersbawlera loud weeper; "their new baby is a real bawler"
bazaarsbazaara sale of miscellany; often for charity; "the church bazaar"
bazarsbazara shop where a variety of goods are sold
beachwearsbeachwearclothing to be worn at a beach
beakersbeakera cup (usually without a handle)
bearersbearersomeone whose employment involves carrying something; "the bonds were transmitted by carrier"
beatersbeateran implement for beating
beaversbeaverlarge semiaquatic rodent with webbed hind feet and a broad flat tail; construct complex dams and underwater lodges
beddersbedderan ornamental plant suitable for planting in a flowerbed
bedsoresbedsorea chronic ulcer of the skin caused by prolonged pressure on it (as in bedridden patients)
beepersbeeperan electronic device that generates a series of beeps when the person carrying it is being paged
beersbeera general name for alcoholic beverages made by fermenting a cereal (or mixture of cereals) flavored with hops
beggarsbeggara pauper who lives by begging
bemiresbemiremake soiled, filthy, or dirty; "don't soil your clothes when you play outside!"
bendersbendera pitch of a baseball that is thrown with spin so that its path curves as it approaches the batter
BerbersBerberan ethnic minority descended from Berbers and Arabs and living in northern Africa
BerkshiresBerkshirea low mountain range in western Massachusetts; a resort area
berkshiresberkshiresa low mountain range in western Massachusetts; a resort area
besmearsbesmearspread or daub (a surface)
bestirsbestirbecome active; "He finally bestirred himself"
bettersbettersomething superior in quality or condition or effect; "a change for the better"
bettorsbettorsomeone who bets
bewaresbewarebe on one's guard; be cautious or wary about; be alert to; "Beware of telephone salesmen"
bickersbickera quarrel about petty points
biddersbiddersomeone who makes an offer
biersbiera stand to support a corpse or a coffin prior to burial
bikersbikeroriginally a British youth subculture that evolved out of the teddy boys in the 1960s; wore black leather jackets and jeans and boots; had greased hair and rode motorcycles and listened to rock'n'roll; were largely unskilled manual laborers
bindersbindersomething used to tie or bind
bingersbingersomeone addicted to crack cocaine
birdersbirdera person who identifies and studies birds in their natural habitats
bistersbistera water-soluble brownish-yellow pigment made by boiling wood soot
bistresbistrea water-soluble brownish-yellow pigment made by boiling wood soot
bitersbitersomeone who bites
bittersbitteralcoholic liquor flavored with bitter herbs and roots
blabbersblabberone who reveals confidential information in return for money
bladdersbladdera bag that fills with air
blastersblastera workman employed to blast with explosives
blathersblatherfoolish gibberish
blazersblazerlightweight single-breasted jacket; often striped in the colors of a club or school
bleachersbleacheran outdoor grandstand without a roof; patrons are exposed to the sun as linens are when they are bleached
bleedersbleedersomeone who has hemophilia and is subject to uncontrollable bleeding
blendersblenderan electrically powered mixer with whirling blades that mix or chop or liquefy foods
blethersbletheridle or foolish and irrelevant talk
blightersblightera boy or man; "that chap is your host"; "there's a fellow at the door"; "he's a likable cuss"; "he's a good bloke"
blindersblinderblind consisting of a leather eyepatch sewn to the side of the halter that prevents a horse from seeing something on either side
blinkersblinkera light that flashes on and off; used as a signal or to send messages
blistersblister(pathology) an elevation of the skin filled with serous fluid
blithersblitherto talk foolishly; "The two women babbled and crooned at the baby"
bloatersbloaterlarge fatty herring lightly salted and briefly smoked
blockersblockera class of drugs that inhibit (block) some biological process
bloomersbloomerunderpants worn by women; "she was afraid that her bloomers might have been showing"
bloopersblooperan embarrassing mistake
blottersblotterthe daily written record of events (as arrests) in a police station
blowersblowerlarge aquatic carnivorous mammal with fin-like forelimbs no hind limbs, including: whales; dolphins; porpoises; narwhals
blubbersblubberexcess bodily weight; "she disliked fatness in herself as well as in others"
bluchersbluchera high shoe with laces over the tongue
bluffersbluffera person who tries to bluff other people
blundersblunderan embarrassing mistake
blushersblushermakeup consisting of a pink or red powder applied to the cheeks
blustersblustera swaggering show of courage
boardersboardera pupil who lives at school during term time
boastersboastera very boastful and talkative person
boatersboatera stiff hat made of straw with a flat crown
bobbersbobbera small float usually made of cork; attached to a fishing line
BoersBoera white native of Cape Province who is a descendant of Dutch settlers and who speaks Afrikaans
boilersboilersealed vessel where water is converted to steam
bolstersbolstera pillow that is often put across a bed underneath the regular pillows
bombersbombera military aircraft that drops bombs during flight
bonersboneran embarrassing mistake
bonfiresbonfirea large outdoor fire that is lighted as a signal or in celebration
bonkersbonkersinformal or slang terms for mentally irregular; "it used to drive my husband balmy"
boogersboogerdried nasal mucus
bookersbookersomeone who engages a person or company for performances
bookstoresbookstorea shop where books are sold
boomersboomera member of the baby boom generation in the 1950s; "they expanded the schools for a generation of baby boomers"
boostersboosteran additional dose that makes sure the first dose was effective
boozersboozera person who drinks alcohol to excess habitually
bordersbordera strip forming the outer edge of something; "the rug had a wide blue border"
borersborerany of various insects or larvae or mollusks that bore into wood
botchersbotchersomeone who makes mistakes because of incompetence
bothersbothersomething or someone that causes trouble; a source of unhappiness; "washing dishes was a nuisance before we got a dish washer"; "a bit of a bother"; "he's not a friend, he's an infliction"
boudoirsboudoira lady's bedroom or private sitting room
bouldersbouldera town in north central Colorado; Rocky Mountains resort center and university town
bouncersbouncera person whose duty is to throw troublemakers out of a bar or public meeting
boundersboundersomeone who bounds or leaps (as in competition)
bowersbowera framework that supports climbing plants; "the arbor provided a shady resting place in the park"
bowldersbowldera large smooth mass of rock detached from its place of origin
bowlersbowlera felt hat that is round and hard with a narrow brim
boxcarsboxcar(usually plural) an expression used when two dice are thrown and both come up showing six spots
BoxersBoxerunderpants worn by men
bracersbracera tonic or restorative (especially a drink of liquor)
braggersbraggera very boastful and talkative person
brassieresbrassierean undergarment worn by women to support their breasts
brawlersbrawlera fighter (especially one who participates in brawls)
breakersbreakerwaves breaking on the shore
breathersbreatherair passage provided by a retractable device containing intake and exhaust pipes; permits a submarine to stay submerged for extended periods of time
breedersbreedera person who breeds animals
brewersbrewerthe owner or manager of a brewery
briarsbriara pipe made from the root (briarroot) of the tree heath
bribersbribersomeone who pays (or otherwise incites) you to commit a wrongful act
briersbrierevergreen treelike Mediterranean shrub having fragrant white flowers in large terminal panicles and hard woody roots used to make tobacco pipes
brochuresbrochurea small book usually having a paper cover
broidersbroiderdecorate with needlework
broilersbroileran oven or part of a stove used for broiling
brokersbrokera businessman who buys or sells for another in exchange for a commission
broodersbrooderapparatus consisting of a box designed to maintain a constant temperature by the use of a thermostat; used for chicks or premature infants
broodmaresbroodmarea female horse used for breeding
brothersbrothera male with the same parents as someone else; "my brother still lives with our parents"
browsersbrowsera program used to view HTML documents
bruisersbruisera large and strong and heavyset man; "he was a bull of a man"; "a thick-skinned bruiser ready to give as good as he got"
bucklersbucklerarmor carried on the arm to intercept blows
buffersbufferan implement consisting of soft material mounted on a block; used for polishing (as in manicuring)
bugbearsbugbearan object of dread or apprehension; "Germany was always a bugbear for France"; "A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds"--Ralph Waldo Emerson
buggersbuggersomeone who engages in anal copulation (especially a male who engages in anal copulation with another male)
buglersbuglersomeone who plays a bugle
buildersbuildersomeone who contracts for and supervises construction (as of a building)
bulghursbulghurparched crushed wheat
bulgursbulgurparched crushed wheat
bummersbummera bad reaction to a hallucinogenic drug
bumpersbumpera mechanical device consisting of bars at either end of a vehicle to absorb shock and prevent serious damage
bunglersbunglersomeone who makes mistakes because of incompetence
bunkersbunkera hazard on a golf course
buntersbuntera batter who bunts
burgersburgera sandwich consisting of a fried cake of minced beef served on a bun, often with other ingredients
burghersburghera member of the middle class
burglarsburglara thief who enters a building with intent to steal
burnersburneran apparatus for burning fuel (or refuse); "a diesel engine is an oil burner"
bursarsbursarthe treasurer at a college or university
burstersburstera quantity of explosive to be set off at one time; "this cartridge has a powder charge of 50 grains"
busbarsbusbaran electrical conductor that makes a common connection between several circuits; "the busbar in this computer can transmit data either way between any two components of the system"
buskersbuskera person who entertains people for money in public places (as by singing or dancing), usually while asking for money
BustersBustera person born in the generation following the baby boom when the birth rate fell dramatically
butchersbutchersomeone who makes mistakes because of incompetence
butlersbutlera manservant (usually the head servant of a household) who has charge of wines and the table
buttersbutteran edible emulsion of fat globules made by churning milk or cream; for cooking and table use
buyersbuyera person who buys
buzzersbuzzera signaling device that makes a buzzing sound
caberscabera heavy wooden pole (such as the trunk of a young fir) that is tossed as a test of strength (in the Highlands of northern Scotland)
cacklerscacklerany of various insectivorous Old World birds with a loud incessant song; in some classifications considered members of the family Muscicapidae
cadgerscadgersomeone who mooches or cadges (tries to get something free)
cadrescadrea nucleus of military personnel capable of expansion
caesarscaesarconqueror of Gaul and master of Italy (100-44 BC)
cagerscageran athlete who plays basketball
callerscallera social or business visitor; "the room was a mess because he hadn't expected company"
camberscamberthe alignment of the wheels of a motor vehicle closer together at the bottom than at the top
camperscampera recreational vehicle equipped for camping out while traveling
campfirescampfirea small outdoor fire for warmth or cooking (as at a camp)
camphorscamphora resin obtained from the camphor tree; used in making celluloid and liniment
CancersCancertype genus of the family Cancridae
candorscandorthe quality of being honest and straightforward in attitude and speech
candourscandourthe quality of being honest and straightforward in attitude and speech
cankerscankera pernicious and malign influence that is hard to get rid of; "racism is a pestilence at the heart of the nation"; "according to him, I was the canker in their midst"
canterscantera smooth three-beat gait; between a trot and a gallop
cantorscantorthe official of a synagogue who conducts the liturgical part of the service and sings or chants the prayers intended to be performed as solos
caperscapera ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement
captorscaptora person who captures and holds people or animals
capturescapturethe act of forcibly dispossessing an owner of property
careerscareerthe general progression of your working or professional life; "the general had had a distinguished career"; "he had a long career in the law"
carfarescarfarethe fare charged for riding a bus or streetcar
carperscarpersomeone who constantly criticizes in a petty way
carterscartersomeone whose work is driving carts
carthorsecarthorsedraft horse kept for pulling carts
carverscarversomeone who carves the meat
cashmerescashmerea soft fabric made from the wool of the Cashmere goat
casterscastera pivoting roller attached to the bottom of furniture or trucks or portable machines to make them movable
castorscastortype genus of the Castoridae: beavers
catarrhscatarrhinflammation of the nose and throat with increased production of mucus
catcherscatcherthe position on a baseball team of the player who is stationed behind home plate and who catches the balls that the pitcher throws; "a catcher needs a lot of protective equipment"; "a catcher plays behind the plate"
caterscatersupply food ready to eat; for parties and banquets
CatharsCathara Christian religious sect in southern France in the 12th and 13th centuries; believers in Albigensianism
cedarscedarany cedar of the genus Cedrus
cellarscellarthe lowermost portion of a structure partly or wholly below ground level; often used for storage
censerscensera container for burning incense (especially one that is swung on a chain in a religious ritual)
censorscensora person who is authorized to read publications or correspondence or to watch theatrical performances and suppress in whole or in part anything considered obscene or politically unacceptable
censurescensureharsh criticism or disapproval
centarescentarea centare is 1/100th of an are
centaurscentaura conspicuous constellation in the southern hemisphere near the Southern Cross
centerscentera position on a basketball team of the player who participates in the jump that starts the game
centnerscentnera United States unit of weight equivalent to 100 pounds
centrescentrea building dedicated to a particular activity; "they were raising money to build a new center for research"
chadarschadara cloth used as a head covering (and veil and shawl) by Muslim and Hindu women
chaddarschaddara cloth used as a head covering (and veil and shawl) by Muslim and Hindu women
chadorschadora cloth used as a head covering (and veil and shawl) by Muslim and Hindu women
chafferschaffertalk socially without exchanging too much information; "the men were sitting in the cafe and shooting the breeze"
chamberschamberEnglish architect (1723-1796)
ChambersChambersEnglish architect (1723-1796)
chamferschamfertwo surfaces meeting at an angle different from 90 degrees
chancreschancrea small hard painless nodule at the site of entry of a pathogen (as syphilis)
chandlerschandlera maker (and seller) of candles and soap and oils and paints
changerschangeran automatic mechanical device on a record player that causes new records to be played without manual intervention
chanterschanterreed pipe with finger holes on which the melody is played
chapterschaptera subdivision of a written work; usually numbered and titled; "he read a chapter every night before falling asleep"
chargerschargerformerly a strong swift horse ridden into battle
charmerscharmera person who charms others (usually by personal attractiveness)
charterschartera document incorporating an institution and specifying its rights; includes the articles of incorporation and the certificate of incorporation
ChartresChartresa town in northern France that is noted for its Gothic Cathedral
chaserschasera drink to follow immediately after another drink
chatterschatternoisy talk
chauffeurschauffeura man paid to drive a privately owned car
cheaterscheatersomeone who leads you to believe something that is not true
checkerscheckera checkerboard game for two players who each have 12 pieces; the object is to jump over and so capture the opponent's pieces
CheddarsCheddarhard smooth-textured cheese; originally made in Cheddar in southwestern England
cheererscheerera spectator who shouts encouragement
cheerscheerthe quality of being cheerful and dispelling gloom; "flowers added a note of cheerfulness to the drab room"
chevreschevremade from goats' milk
chewerschewersomeone who chews (especially someone who chews tobacco)
chiggerschiggerlarval mite that sucks the blood of vertebrates including human beings causing intense irritation
childcareschildcarea service involving care for other people's children
chillerschillerexcitation that makes your hair stand up or that chills your bones; "the movie was an old-fashioned hair-raiser"
chipperschipperhaving a cheerful, lively, and self-confident air; "looking chipper, like a man...diverted by his own wit"- Frances G. Patton; "life that is gay, brisk, and debonair"- H.M.Reynolds; "walked with a jaunty step"; "a jaunty optimist"
chitterschittermake high-pitched sounds, as of birds
chokerschokera high tight collar
cholerscholera humor that was once believed to be secreted by the liver and to cause irritability and anger
chooserschoosera person who chooses or selects out
chopperschoppera grounder that bounces high in the air
chowderschowdera thick soup or stew made with milk and bacon and onions and potatoes
chuddarschuddara cloth used as a head covering (and veil and shawl) by Muslim and Hindu women
chukkerschukker(polo) one of six divisions into which a polo match is divided
ciderscidera beverage made from juice pressed from apples
cigarscigara roll of tobacco for smoking
cincturescincturea band of material around the waist that strengthens a skirt or trousers
cinderscindera fragment of incombustible matter left after a wood or coal or charcoal fire
ciphersciphera message written in a secret code
CirceCirce(Greek mythology) a sorceress who detained Odysseus on her island and turned his men into swine
citherscithera 16th century musical instrument resembling a guitar with a pear-shaped soundbox and wire strings
clabbersclabberraw milk that has soured and thickened
clambersclamberan awkward climb; "reaching the crest was a real clamber"
clamorsclamorloud and persistent outcry from many people; "he ignored the clamor of the crowd"
clamoursclamourloud and persistent outcry from many people; "he ignored the clamor of the crowd"
clangersclangera conspicuous mistake whose effects seem to reverberate; "he dropped a clanger"
clangorsclangora loud resonant repeating noise; "he could hear the clang of distant bells"
clangoursclangoura loud resonant repeating noise; "he could hear the clang of distant bells"
clappersclappera percussion instrument consisting of a pair of hollow pieces of wood or bone (usually held between the thumb and fingers) that are made to click together (as by Spanish dancers) in rhythm with the dance
clattersclattera rattling noise (often produced by rapid movement); "the shutters clattered against the house"; "the clatter of iron wheels on cobblestones"
claversclavertalk socially without exchanging too much information; "the men were sitting in the cafe and shooting the breeze"
claymoresclaymorean antipersonnel land mine whose blast is aimed at the oncoming enemy
claywaresclaywareceramic ware made from clay and baked in a kiln
cleanerscleanershop where dry cleaning is done
cleanserscleansera preparation used in cleaning something
cleaverscleaverannual having the stem beset with curved prickles; North America and Europe and Asia
climbersclimberan iron spike attached to the shoe to prevent slipping on ice when walking or climbing
clinchersclinchera tool used to clinch nails or bolts or rivets
clinkersclinkera hard brick used as a paving stone
clippersclipperscissors for cutting hair or finger nails (often used in the plural)
clittersclittermake a shrill creaking noise by rubbing together special bodily structures; "male insects such as crickets or grasshoppers stridulate"
cliverscliversannual having the stem beset with curved prickles; North America and Europe and Asia
clobbersclobberinformal terms for personal possessions; "did you take all your clobber?"
cloisterscloistera courtyard with covered walks (as in religious institutions)
closerscloser(baseball) a relief pitcher who can protect a lead in the last inning or two of the game
closuresclosuretermination of operations; "they regretted the closure of the day care center"
clotbursclotburany of several erect biennial herbs of temperate Eurasia having stout taproots and producing burs
cloturescloturea rule for limiting or ending debate in a deliberative body
cloversclovera plant of the genus Trifolium
clowdersclowdera group of cats
ClumbersClumbera thickset spaniel with longish silky hair
clustersclustera grouping of a number of similar things; "a bunch of trees"; "a cluster of admirers"
cluttersclutterunwanted echoes that interfere with the observation of signals on a radar screen
clystersclysteran injection of a liquid through the anus to stimulate evacuation; sometimes used for diagnostic purposes
coasterscoastera covering (plate or mat) that protects the surface of a table (i.e., from the condensation on a cold glass or bottle)
coaxerscoaxersomeone who tries to persuade by blandishment and coaxing
cobberscobberAustralian term for a pal
cockerscockera small breed with wavy silky hair; originally developed in England
cockhorsecockhorseanything used as a toy horse (such as a rocking horse or one knee of an adult)
cockspurscockspursmall spiny West Indian tree
coderscodera person who designs and writes and tests computer programs
codgerscodgerused affectionately to refer to an eccentric but amusing old man
cofferscoffera chest especially for storing valuables
coherescoherecome or be in close contact with; stick or hold together and resist separation; "The dress clings to her body"; "The label stuck to the box"; "The sushi rice grains cohere"
coiffeurscoiffeura man hairdresser
coiffurescoiffurethe arrangement of the hair (especially a woman's hair)
coinerscoinera skilled worker who coins or stamps money
coinsurescoinsuretake out coinsurance
collarscollarthe act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal); "the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar"
colorscolora flag that shows its nationality
colourscoloura flag that shows its nationality
colterscoltera sharp steel wedge that precedes the plow and cuts vertically through the soil
comberscombera machine that separates and straightens the fibers of cotton or wool
comerscomersomeone who arrives (or has arrived)
commercecommercetransactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services)
comparescomparequalities that are comparable; "no comparison between the two books"; "beyond compare"
comperescompereBritish term for someone who introduces television acts or cabarets etc
concourseconcoursea coming together of people
concursconcurhappen simultaneously; "The two events coincided"
condorescondorthe largest flying birds in the western hemisphere
condorscondorthe largest flying birds in the western hemisphere
confersconferhave a conference in order to talk something over; "We conferred about a plan of action"
confreresconfrerea person who is member of one's class or profession; "the surgeon consulted his colleagues"; "he sent e-mail to his fellow hackers"
congerscongerlarge dark-colored scaleless marine eel found in temperate and tropical coastal waters; some used for food
conjuresconjureengage in plotting or enter into a conspiracy, swear together; "They conspired to overthrow the government"
conkersconkerthe inedible nutlike seed of the horse chestnut
ConnorsConnoroutstanding United States tennis player (born in 1952)
ConnorsConnorsoutstanding United States tennis player (born in 1952)
conspiresconspireengage in plotting or enter into a conspiracy, swear together; "They conspired to overthrow the government"
contourscontourany spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline); "he could barely make out their shapes"
converseconversea proposition obtained by conversion
cooccurscooccurgo with, fall together
cookerscookera utensil for cooking
cookwarescookwarea kitchen utensil made of material that does not melt easily; used for cooking
coolerscoolera refrigerator for cooling liquids
cooperscoopera craftsman who makes or repairs wooden barrels or tubs
cooterscooterlarge river turtle of the southern United States and northern Mexico
copperscopperany of various small butterflies of the family Lycaenidae having coppery wings
corerscorera device for removing the core from apples
corkerscorkera machine that is used to put corks in bottles
cornerscornerthe intersection of two streets; "standing on the corner watching all the girls go by"
corsairscorsaira swift pirate ship (often operating with official sanction)
cottarscottarfastener consisting of a wedge or pin inserted through a slot to hold two other pieces together
cotterscotterfastener consisting of a wedge or pin inserted through a slot to hold two other pieces together
cougarscougarlarge American feline resembling a lion
coulterscoultera sharp steel wedge that precedes the plow and cuts vertically through the soil
counterscountera return punch (especially by a boxer)
couplerscouplera mechanical device that serves to connect the ends of adjacent objects
courserscourserswift-footed terrestrial plover-like bird of southern Asia and Africa; related to the pratincoles
couturescouturehigh fashion designing and dressmaking
coverscoverfire that makes it difficult for the enemy to fire on your own individuals or formations; "artillery provided covering fire for the withdrawal"
cowerscowershow submission or fear
CrackersCrackerinformal or slang terms for mentally irregular; "it used to drive my husband balmy"
crackerscrackersinformal or slang terms for mentally irregular; "it used to drive my husband balmy"
crafterscraftera creator of great skill in the manual arts; "the jewelry was made by internationally famous craftsmen"
crammerscrammera textbook designed for cramming
crapperscrappera plumbing fixture for defecation and urination
crasherscrashersomeone who gets in (to a party) without an invitation or without paying
craterscratera bowl-shaped depression formed by the impact of a meteorite or bomb
crawlerscrawlerterrestrial worm that burrows into and helps aerate soil; often surfaces when the ground is cool or wet; used as bait by anglers
creamerscreamera small pitcher for serving cream
creatorscreatorterms referring to the Judeo-Christian God
creaturescreaturea living organism characterized by voluntary movement
creeperscreeperany of various small insectivorous birds of the northern hemisphere that climb up a tree trunk supporting themselves on stiff tail feathers and their feet
crierscriera peddler who shouts to advertise the goods he sells
crimperscrimpera mechanical device consisting of a cylindrical tube around which the hair is wound to curl it; "a woman with her head full of curlers is not a pretty sight"
critterscrittera regional term for `creature' (especially for domestic animals)
croakerscroakerany of several fishes that make a croaking noise
crofterscrofteran owner or tenant of a small farm in Great Britain
croonerscroonera singer of popular ballads
cropperscroppersmall farmers and tenants
crossbarscrossbarlong thin horizontal crosspiece between two vertical posts
crossfirescrossfirefire from two or more points so that the lines of fire cross
crosshairscrosshaira center of interest; "the war on terrorism has put Saddam Hussein in the crosshairs"
crowbarscrowbara heavy iron lever with one end forged into a wedge
cruiserscruisera large motorboat that has a cabin and plumbing and other conveniences necessary for living on board
crullerscrullersmall friedcake formed into twisted strips and fried; richer than doughnuts
crupperscruppera strap from the back of a saddle passing under the horse's tail; prevents saddle from slipping forward
crusherscrushera device that crushes something
cudbearscudbeara purplish dye obtained from orchil lichens
culturesculturethe raising of plants or animals; "the culture of oysters"
cumberscumberhold back
cunnerscunnercommon in north Atlantic coastal waters of the United States
cupperscuppera cup of tea
curarescurarea toxic alkaloid found in certain tropical South American trees that is a powerful relaxant for striated muscles; "curare acts by blocking cholinergic transmission at the myoneural junction"
curlerscurlera mechanical device consisting of a cylindrical tube around which the hair is wound to curl it; "a woman with her head full of curlers is not a pretty sight"
cursorescursor(computer science) indicator consisting of a movable spot of light (an icon) on a visual display; moving it allows the user to point to commands or screen positions
cursorscursor(computer science) indicator consisting of a movable spot of light (an icon) on a visual display; moving it allows the user to point to commands or screen positions
cutlerscutlera dealer in cutlery
cutpursecutpursea thief who steals from the pockets or purses of others in public places
cutterscuttera cutting implement; a tool for cutting
cyderscydera beverage made from juice pressed from apples
cypherscyphera message written in a secret code
daggersdaggera short knife with a pointed blade used for piercing or stabbing
damarsdamarany of various hard resins from trees of the family Dipterocarpaceae and of the genus Agathis; especially the amboyna pine
dammarsdammarany of various hard resins from trees of the family Dipterocarpaceae and of the genus Agathis; especially the amboyna pine
dampersdampera depressing restraint; "rain put a damper on our picnic plans"
dancersdancera performer who dances professionally
dandersdandera feeling of anger and animosity; "having one's hackles or dander up"
dangersdangera venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury; "he saw the rewards but not the risks of crime"; "there was a danger he would do the wrong thing"
danseursdanseura male ballet dancer who is the partner of a ballerina
dappersdappermarked by up-to-dateness in dress and manners; "a dapper young man"; "a jaunty red hat"
darnersdarnera person who mends by darning
dartersdartera person or other animal that moves abruptly and rapidly; "squirrels are darters"
dasyuresdasyureany of several more or less arboreal marsupials somewhat resembling martens
daubersdauberan unskilled painter
daughtersdaughtera female human offspring; "her daughter cared for her in her old age"
dawdlersdawdlersomeone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind
daycaresdaycarechildcare during the day while parents work
daystarsdaystara planet (usually Venus) seen just before sunrise in the eastern sky
dealersdealera firm engaged in trading
debarsdebarprevent from entering; keep out; "He was barred from membership in the club"
debtorsdebtora person who owes a creditor; someone who has the obligation of paying a debt
deckersdecker(often used in combinations) something constructed with multiple levels; "they rode in a double-decker bus"
declaresdeclarestate firmly; "He declared that he was innocent"
decorsdecordecoration consisting of the layout and furnishings of a livable interior
deersdeerdistinguished from Bovidae by the male's having solid deciduous antlers
defersdeferyield to another's wish or opinion; "The government bowed to the military pressure"
deicersdeicerheater that removes ice or frost (as from a windshield or a refrigerator or the wings of an airplane)
demursdemur(law) a formal objection to an opponent's pleadings
denturesdenturea dental appliance that artificially replaces missing teeth
deploresdeploreexpress strong disapproval of; "We deplore the government's treatment of political prisoners"
derrieresderrierethe fleshy part of the human body that you sit on; "he deserves a good kick in the butt"; "are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?"
desiresdesirean inclination to want things; "a man of many desires"
despairsdespairthe feeling that everything is wrong and nothing will turn out well; "they moaned in despair and dismay"; "one harsh word would send her into the depths of despair"
detersdeterturn away from by persuasion; "Negative campaigning will only dissuade people"
detoursdetoura roundabout road (especially one that is used temporarily while a main route is blocked)
devoirsdevoirformal expression of respect
devoursdevoureat greedily; "he devoured three sandwiches"
DewarsDewarvacuum flask that holds liquid air or helium for scientific experiments
dextersdexteron or starting from the wearer's right
dextrorsedextrorsespiraling upward from left to right; "dextrorse vines"
dibbersdibbera wooden hand tool with a pointed end; used to make holes in the ground for planting seeds or bulbs
dicersdicera mechanical device used for dicing food
dickersdickernegotiate the terms of an exchange; "We bargained for a beautiful rug in the bazaar"
differsdifferbe of different opinions; "I beg to differ!"; "She disagrees with her husband on many questions"
DiggersDiggera machine for excavating
dimersdimera compound whose molecules are composed of two identical monomers
dimmersdimmera rheostat that varies the current through an electric light in order to control the level of illumination
dinarsdinarthe basic unit of money in Algeria
dinersdinera restaurant that resembles a dining car
dinnersdinnerthe main meal of the day served in the evening or at midday; "dinner will be at 8"; "on Sundays they had a large dinner when they returned from church"
DippersDippera Baptist denomination founded in 1708 by Americans of German descent; opposed to military service and taking legal oaths; practiced trine immersion
disbarsdisbarremove from the bar; expel from the practice of law by official action; "The corrupt lawyer was disbarred"
disbursedisburseexpend, as from a fund
discoursediscourseextended verbal expression in speech or writing
dishwaresdishwaretableware (eating and serving dishes) collectively
dispersedispersecause to separate; "break up kidney stones"; "disperse particles"
dithersditheran excited state of agitation; "he was in a dither"; "there was a terrible flap about the theft"
diversdivermany and different; "tourist offices of divers nationalities"; "a person of diverse talents"
diversdiversmany and different; "tourist offices of divers nationalities"; "a person of diverse talents"
diversediversedistinctly dissimilar or unlike; "celebrities as diverse as Bob Hope and Bob Dylan"; "animals as various as the jaguar and the cavy and the sloth"
divorcedivorcethe legal dissolution of a marriage
dockersdockera laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port
doctorsdoctorchildren take the roles of physician or patient or nurse and pretend they are at the physician's office; "the children explored each other's bodies by playing the game of doctor"
doddersdoddera leafless annual parasitic vine of the genus Cuscuta having whitish or yellow filamentous stems; obtain nourishment through haustoria
dodgersdodgersmall oval cake of corn bread baked or fried (chiefly southern)
doersdoera person who acts and gets things done; "he's a principal actor in this affair"; "when you want something done get a doer"; "he's a miracle worker"
dollarsdollara symbol of commercialism or greed; "he worships the almighty dollar"; "the dollar sign means little to him"
dolorsdolor(poetry) painful grief
doloursdolour(poetry) painful grief
donorsdonorperson who makes a gift of property
dormersdormera gabled extension built out from a sloping roof to accommodate a vertical window
dossersdossersomeone who sleeps in any convenient place
doubtersdoubtersomeone who is doubtful or noncommittal about something
dowersdowera life estate to which a wife is entitled on the death of her husband
downersdownera drug that reduces excitability and calms a person
downpoursdownpoura heavy rain
downstairsdownstairon or of lower floors of a building; "the downstairs (or downstair) phone"
downstairsdownstairson or of lower floors of a building; "the downstairs (or downstair) phone"
dowsersdowserforked stick that is said to dip down to indicate underground water or oil
dozersdozerlarge powerful tractor; a large blade in front flattens areas of ground
draftersdraftera writer of a draft
draggersdraggera fishing boat that uses a trawl net or dragnet to catch fish
drapersdrapera dealer in fabrics and sewing materials (and sometimes in clothing and drygoods)
drawbarsdrawbara strong metal bar bearing a hook to attach something to be pulled
drawersdrawerunderpants worn by women; "she was afraid that her bloomers might have been showing"
drawlersdrawlersomeone who speaks with a drawl
drayhorsedrayhorsedraft horse kept for pulling carts
dreamersdreamersomeone who is dreaming
dredgersdredgera barge (or a vessel resembling a barge) that is used for dredging
dressersdresserfurniture with drawers for keeping clothes
driersdrieran appliance that removes moisture
driftersdriftera wanderer who has no established residence or visible means of support
drinkersdrinkera person who drinks alcoholic beverages (especially to excess)
driversdrivera golf club (a wood) with a near vertical face that is used for hitting long shots from the tee
droppersdropperpipet consisting of a small tube with a vacuum bulb at one end for drawing liquid in and releasing it a drop at a time; "she used an eye dropper to administer medication to the eyes"
droversdroversomeone who drives a herd
drugstoresdrugstorea retail shop where medicine and other articles are sold
drumfiresdrumfireintense and continuous artillery fire
drummersdrummersomeone who plays a drum
druthersdruthersthe right or chance to choose; "given my druthers, I'd eat cake"
dryersdryeran appliance that removes moisture
duelersduelera person who fights duels
duellersduellera person who fights duels
duffersdufferan incompetent or clumsy person; "as a golfer he was only a duffer"
dumpersdumpertruck whose contents can be emptied without handling; the front end of the platform can be pneumatically raised so that the load is discharged by gravity
DumpstersDumpstera container designed to receive and transport and dump waste
dunkersdunkera Baptist denomination founded in 1708 by Americans of German descent; opposed to military service and taking legal oaths; practiced trine immersion
durbarsdurbarthe room in the palace of a native prince of India in which audiences and receptions occur
dustersdustera pitch thrown deliberately close to the batter
dwellersdwellera person who inhabits a particular place
dyersdyersomeone whose job is to dye cloth
eagreseagrea high wave (often dangerous) caused by tidal flow (as by colliding tidal currents or in a narrow estuary)
earnersearnersomeone who earn wages in return for their labor
earthstarsearthstarany fungus of the family Geastraceae; in form suggesting a puffball whose outer peridium splits into the shape of a star
easterseastera wind from the east
eaterseaterany green goods that are good to eat; "these apples are good eaters"
eclairseclairoblong cream puff
EdgarsEdgarthe younger brother of Edwy who became king of Northumbria when it renounced Edwy; on Edwy's death he succeeded to the throne of England (944-975)
edgersedgergarden tool for cutting grass around the edges of a yard
eggarseggarmoth having nonfunctional mouthparts as adults; larvae feed on tree foliage and spin egg-shaped cocoons
eggerseggermoth having nonfunctional mouthparts as adults; larvae feed on tree foliage and spin egg-shaped cocoons
eiderseiderduck of the northern hemisphere much valued for the fine soft down of the females
elderseldera person who is older than you are
elverselveryoung eel
embersembera hot fragment of wood or coal that is left from a fire and is glowing or smoldering
emeersemeeran independent ruler or chieftain (especially in Africa or Arabia)
emirsemiran independent ruler or chieftain (especially in Africa or Arabia)
emmersemmerhard red wheat grown especially in Russia and Germany; in United States as stock feed
empiresempirean eating apple that somewhat resembles a McIntosh; used as both an eating and a cooking apple
encoresencorean extra or repeated performance; usually given in response to audience demand
endearsendearmake attractive or lovable; "This behavior endeared her to me"
endorseendorsesign as evidence of legal transfer; "endorse cheques"
enduresendureput up with something or somebody unpleasant; "I cannot bear his constant criticism"; "The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks"; "he learned to tolerate the heat"; "She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage"
enforceenforceensure observance of laws and rules; "Apply the rules to everyone";
enquiresenquirehave a wish or desire to know something; "He wondered who had built this beautiful church"
ensnaresensnarecatch in or as if in a trap; "The men trap foxes"
ensuresensurebe careful or certain to do something; make certain of something; "He verified that the valves were closed"; "See that the curtains are closed"; "control the quality of the product"
entersenterset out on (an enterprise or subject of study); "she embarked upon a new career"
errorserrora wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention; "he made a bad mistake"; "she was quick to point out my errors"; "I could understand his English in spite of his grammatical faults"
escharseschara dry scab formed on the skin following a burn or cauterization of the skin
eskersesker(geology) a long winding ridge of post glacial gravel and other sediment; deposited by meltwater from glaciers or ice sheets
EsquiresEsquirea title of respect for a member of the English gentry ranking just below a knight; placed after the name
estersesterformed by reaction between an acid and an alcohol with elimination of water
etchersetchersomeone who etches
ethersethera colorless volatile highly inflammable liquid formerly used as an inhalation anesthetic
euchreseuchrea card game similar to ecarte; each player is dealt 5 cards and the player making trump must take 3 tricks to win a hand
EversEversUnited States civil rights worker in Mississippi; was killed by a sniper (1925-1963)
ewerseweran open vessel with a handle and a spout for pouring
ExmoorsExmoorstocky breed of pony with a fawn-colored nose
expiresexpireexpel air; "Exhale when you lift the weight"

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