Near rhymes dictionary


List of near rhymes for the word: every


Rhymes with 2 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
aerieaerieany habitation at a high altitude
aeryaeryany habitation at a high altitude
airwayairwaya commercial enterprise that provides scheduled flights for passengers
airyairycharacterized by lightness and insubstantiality; as impalpable or intangible as air; "figures light and aeriform come unlooked for and melt away"- Thomas Carlyle; "aerial fancies"; "an airy apparition"; "physical rather than ethereal forms"
areaareaa part of a structure having some specific characteristic or function; "the spacious cooking area provided plenty of room for servants"
arrayarrayan arrangement of aerials spaced to give desired directional characteristics
arrowarrowa projectile with a straight thin shaft and an arrowhead on one end and stabilizing vanes on the other; intended to be shot from a bow
aruiaruiwild sheep of northern Africa
auraauraa distinctive but intangible quality surrounding a person or thing; "an air of mystery"; "the house had a neglected air"; "an atmosphere of defeat pervaded the candidate's headquarters"; "the place had an aura of romance"
auraeauraa distinctive but intangible quality surrounding a person or thing; "an air of mystery"; "the house had a neglected air"; "an atmosphere of defeat pervaded the candidate's headquarters"; "the place had an aura of romance"
awryawrynot functioning properly; "something is amiss"; "has gone completely haywire"; "something is wrong with the engine"
BariBaricapital city of the Apulia region on the Adriatic coast
BarrieBarrieScottish dramatist and novelist; created Peter Pan (1860-1937)
barrowbarrowa cart for carrying small loads; has handles and one or more wheels
beerybeerysmelling of beer
BeiraBeiraa port city in eastern Mozambique on the Mozambique Channel
beretbereta cap with no brim or bill; made of soft cloth
beroeberoedelicately iridescent thimble-shaped ctenophores
berryberryany of numerous small and pulpy edible fruits; used as desserts or in making jams and jellies and preserves
bewraybewrayreveal unintentionally; "Her smile betrayed her true feelings"
birobiroa pen that has a small metal ball as the point of transfer of ink to paper
blearyblearyindistinct or hazy in outline; "a landscape of blurred outlines"; "the trees were just blurry shapes"
blurryblurryindistinct or hazy in outline; "a landscape of blurred outlines"; "the trees were just blurry shapes"
boroughboroughan English town that forms the constituency of a member of parliament
borrowborrowget temporarily; "May I borrow your lawn mower?"
brierybrieryhaving 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"
buraburaa Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad
bureaubureaufurniture with drawers for keeping clothes
bureauxbureaufurniture with drawers for keeping clothes
burroburrosmall donkey used as a pack animal
BurrowBurrowa hole made by an animal, usually for shelter
burryburryhaving 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"
buryburydismiss from the mind; stop remembering; "I tried to bury these unpleasant memories"
cadrecadrea nucleus of military personnel capable of expansion
CairoCairothe capital of Egypt and the largest city in Africa; a major port just to the south of the Nile delta; formerly the home of the Pharaohs
CarewCarewEnglishman and Cavalier poet whose lyric poetry was favored by Charles I (1595-1639)
carrycarrythe act of carrying something
cerocerolarge mackerel with long pointed snout; important food and game fish of the eastern Atlantic coast southward to Brazil
characharagreen algae common in freshwater lakes of limestone districts
CharaCharongreen algae common in freshwater lakes of limestone districts
ChariCharian African river that flows northwest into Lake Chad
charycharycharacterized by great caution and wariness; "a cagey avoidance of a definite answer"; "chary of the risks involved"; "a chary investor"
cheerycheerybright and pleasant; promoting a feeling of cheer; "a cheery hello"; "a gay sunny room"; "a sunny smile"
cherrycherrya red the color of ripe cherries
choreachoreaany of several degenerative nervous disorders characterized by spasmodic movements of the body and limbs
ciraciraa terrorist organization formed in Ireland in 1994 as a clandestine armed wing of Sinn Fein
cirricirrusa slender flexible animal appendage as on barnacles or crinoids or many insects; often tactile
claroclaroa cigar made with light-colored tobacco
claryclaryaromatic herb of southern Europe; cultivated in Great Britain as a potherb and widely as an ornamental
clearwayclearwaya road on which you are not allowed to stop (unless you have a breakdown)
CoraCora(Greek mythology) daughter of Zeus and Demeter; made queen of the underworld by Pluto in ancient mythology; identified with Roman Proserpina
corriecorriea steep-walled semicircular basin in a mountain; may contain a lake
cowriecowrieany of numerous tropical marine gastropods of the genus Cypraea having highly polished usually brightly marked shells
cowrycowryany of numerous tropical marine gastropods of the genus Cypraea having highly polished usually brightly marked shells
curiecurieFrench chemist (born in Poland) who won two Nobel prizes; one (with her husband and Henri Becquerel) for research on radioactivity and another for her discovery of radium and polonium (1867-1934)
currycurry(East Indian cookery) a pungent dish of vegetables or meats flavored with curry powder and usually eaten with rice
dairydairya farm where dairy products are produced
DariDarian Iranian language spoken in Afghanistan
DarrowDarrowUnited States lawyer famous for his defense of lost causes (1857-1938)
deariedeariea special loved one
dearydearya special loved one
doorwaydoorwaythe entrance (the space in a wall) through which you enter or leave a room or building; the space that a door can close; "he stuck his head in the doorway"
DoryDorymarine fishes widely distributed in mid-waters and deep slope waters
douradourasorghums of dry regions of Asia and North Africa
dourahdourahsorghums of dry regions of Asia and North Africa
dowrydowrymoney or property brought by a woman to her husband at marriage
drearydrearycausing 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"
duradurathe outermost (and toughest) of the 3 meninges
durradurrasorghums of dry regions of Asia and North Africa
eerieeerieinspiring a feeling of fear; strange and frightening; "an uncomfortable and eerie stillness in the woods"; "an eerie midnight howl"
eeryeeryinspiring a feeling of fear; strange and frightening; "an uncomfortable and eerie stillness in the woods"; "an eerie midnight howl"
EiraEiraa genus of Mustelidae
eraera(baseball) a measure of a pitcher's effectiveness; calculated as the average number of earned runs allowed by the pitcher for every nine innings pitched
ErieEriea port city on Lake Erie in northwestern Pennsylvania
EuroEurothe basic monetary unit of most members of the European Union (introduced in 1999); in 2002 twelve European nations (Germany, France, Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Ireland, Greece, Austria, Finland) adopted the euro as their basic unit of money and abandoned their traditional currencies
eyraeyralong-bodied long-tailed tropical American wildcat
eyrieeyrieany habitation at a high altitude
eyryeyryany habitation at a high altitude
faeriefaeriethe enchanted realm of fairies
faeryfaerythe enchanted realm of fairies
fairwayfairwaythe area between the tee and putting green where the grass is cut short
fairyfairya small being, human in form, playful and having magical powers
farofaroa card game in which players bet against the dealer on the cards he will draw from a dealing box
farrowfarrowthe production of a litter of pigs
ferryferrytransport by boat or aircraft
fieryfierylike or suggestive of fire; "a fiery desert wind"; "an igneous desert atmosphere"
floraflora(botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
floraeflora(botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
FloreyFloreyBritish pathologist who isolated and purified penicillin, which had been discovered in 1928 by Sir Alexander Fleming (1898-1968)
FloryFloryUnited States chemist who developed methods for studying long-chain molecules (1910-1985)
flouryflouryresembling flour in fine powdery texture; "a floury clay"
flurryflurrya rapid active commotion
foraforuma public facility to meet for open discussion
forayforayan initial attempt (especially outside your usual areas of competence); "scientists' forays into politics"
furrowfurrowa long shallow trench in the ground (especially one made by a plow)
furryfurrycovered with a dense coat of fine silky hairs; "furred animals"; "a furry teddy bear"
furyfurythe property of being wild or turbulent; "the storm's violence"
garigaricassava with long tuberous edible roots and soft brittle stems; used especially to make cassiri (an intoxicating drink) and tapioca
GaryGarya city in northwest Indiana on Lake Michigan; steel production
gaurigauriin Hinduism, goddess of purity and posterity and a benevolent aspect of Devi; the `brilliant'
gereagereasmall genus of hairy herbs with yellow flowers
gharrygharrya horse-drawn carriage in India
girogiroa British financial system in which a bank or a post office transfers money from one account to another when they receive authorization to do so
girrugirruthe Babylonian god of fire; often invoked in incantations against sorcery
glaryglaryshining intensely; "the blazing sun"; "blinding headlights"; "dazzling snow"; "fulgent patterns of sunlight"; "the glaring sun"
gloryglorybrilliant radiant beauty; "the glory of the sunrise"
gorygorycovered with blood; "a bloodstained shirt"; "a gory dagger"
GuairaGuairaa great waterfall on the border between Brazil and Paraguay
gurugurua Hindu or Buddhist religious leader and spiritual teacher
gyrigyrusa convex fold or elevation in the surface of the brain
gyrogyrorotating mechanism in the form of a universally mounted spinning wheel that offers resistance to turns in any direction
hairyhairyhazardous and frightening; "hairy moments in the mountains"
HarrowHarrowa cultivator that pulverizes or smooths the soil
harryharrymake a pillaging or destructive raid on (a place), as in wartimes
HeraHeraqueen of the Olympian gods in ancient Greek mythology; sister and wife of Zeus remembered for her jealously of the many mortal women Zeus fell in love with; identified with Roman Juno
heroherothe principal character in a play or movie or novel or poem
hoaryhoarycovered with fine whitish hairs or down
hoorayhooraya victory cheer; "let's give the team a big hurrah"
hourihouri(Islam) one of the dark-eyed virgins of perfect beauty believed to live with the blessed in Paradise
hurrahhurraha victory cheer; "let's give the team a big hurrah"
hurryhurrythe act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner; "in his haste to leave he forgot his book"
IraIrabelligerence aroused by a real or supposed wrong (personified as one of the deadly sins)
jerryjerryoffensive term for a person of German descent
JewryJewryJews collectively
juryjurya body of citizens sworn to give a true verdict according to the evidence presented in a court of law
kaurikauriwhite close-grained wood of a tree of the genus Agathis especially Agathis australis
kaurykaurytall timber tree of New Zealand having white straight-grained wood
KeraKeraa Chadic language spoken in Chad
KoreaKoreaan Asian peninsula (off Manchuria) separating the Yellow Sea and the Sea of Japan; the Korean name is Dae-Han-Min-Gook or Han-Gook
KuraKuraa river in western Asia; rises in northeast Turkey and flows to the Caspian Sea
kurikurus100 kurus equal 1 lira in Turkey
kurukurua progressive disease of the central nervous system marked by increasing lack of coordination and advancing to paralysis and death within a year of the appearance of symptoms; thought to have been transmitted by cannibalistic consumption of diseased brain tissue since the disease virtually disappeared when cannibalism was abandoned
larilarigulls; terns; jaegers; skimmers
LariLarusgulls; terns; jaegers; skimmers
LarreaLarreaxerophytic evergreen shrubs; South America to southwestern United States
learylearyUnited States psychologist who experimented with psychoactive drugs (including LSD) and became a well-known advocate of their use (1920-1996)
leeryleeryopenly distrustful and unwilling to confide
liraliraformerly the basic unit of money in Italy; equal to 100 centesimi
lorrylorrya large truck designed to carry heavy loads; usually without sides
LoryLorysmall brightly colored Australasian parrots having a brush-tipped tongue for feeding on nectar and soft fruits
LowryLowryEnglish novelist (1909-1957)
LyraLyraa small constellation in the northern hemisphere near Cygnus and Draco; contains the star Vega
MaoriMaorithe Oceanic language spoken by the Maori in New Zealand
MaraMarahare-like rodent of the pampas of Argentina
maramarumhare-like rodent of the pampas of Argentina
MariMarithe Finnic language spoken by the Cheremis
marrimarrivery large red gum tree
marrowmarrowthe fatty network of connective tissue that fills the cavities of bones
marrymarrytake in marriage
MaryMarythe mother of Jesus; Christians refer to her as the Virgin Mary; she is especially honored by Roman Catholics
MauroisMauroisFrench writer best known for his biographies (1885-1967)
MerryMerryquick and energetic; "a brisk walk in the park"; "a lively gait"; "a merry chase"; "traveling at a rattling rate"; "a snappy pace"; "a spanking breeze"
mirimirilittle known Kamarupan languages
mirimirolittle known Kamarupan languages
miromiroSpanish surrealist painter (1893-1983)
mirymiry(of soil) soft and watery; "the ground was boggy under foot"; "a marshy coastline"; "miry roads"; "wet mucky lowland"; "muddy barnyard"; "quaggy terrain"; "the sloughy edge of the pond"; "swampy bayous"
MoiraeMoiraany of the three Greek goddesses of fate or destiny; identified with the Roman Parcae and similar to the Norse Norns
moiraemoiraeany of the three Greek goddesses of fate or destiny; identified with the Roman Parcae and similar to the Norse Norns
MoiraiMoiraiany of the three Greek goddesses of fate or destiny; identified with the Roman Parcae and similar to the Norse Norns
moraymorayfamily of brightly colored voracious eels of warm coastal waters; generally nonaggressive to humans but larger species are dangerous if provoked
MoroMoroa member of the predominantly Muslim people in the southern Philippines
morrowmorrowthe next day; "whenever he arrives she leaves on the morrow"
murraymurraya southeast Australian river; flows westward and then south into the Indian Ocean at Adelaide
MurrowMurrowUnited States broadcast journalist remembered for his reports from London during World War II (1908-1965)
MweraMweraa Bantu language spoken in southern coastal Tanzania
nairanairathe basic unit of money in Nigeria
NaraNarathe independent agency that oversees management of federal government records including presidential libraries and historic collections
narrownarrowa narrow strait connecting two bodies of water
narynary(used with singular count nouns) colloquial for `not a' or `not one' or `never a'; "heard nary a sound"
NauruNaurua small island in the central Pacific Ocean 2,800 miles to the southwest of Hawaii; in Micronesia to the west of the Gilbert Islands
NehruNehruIndian statesman and leader with Gandhi in the struggle for home rule; was the first prime minister of the Republic of India from 1947 to 1964 (1889-1964)
NeroNeroRoman Emperor notorious for his monstrous vice and fantastic luxury (was said to have started a fire that destroyed much of Rome in 64) but the Roman Empire remained prosperous during his rule (37-68)
NorwayNorwaya constitutional monarchy in northern Europe on the western side of the Scandinavian Peninsula; achieved independence from Sweden in 1905
paraparaport city in northern Brazil in the Amazon delta; main port and commercial center for the Amazon River basin
parryparrya return punch (especially by a boxer)
PearyPearyUnited States Arctic explorer and United States naval officer who has been regarded as the first man to reach the North Pole (1856-1920)
periperi(Persian folklore) a supernatural being descended from fallen angels and excluded from paradise until penance is done
perryperrya fermented and often effervescent beverage made from juice of pears; similar in taste to hard cider
PeruPerua republic in western South America; achieved independence from Spain in 1821; was the heart of the Inca empire from the 12th to 16th centuries
pharaohpharaohthe title of the ancient Egyptian kings
pleurapleurathe thin serous membrane around the lungs and inner walls of the chest
pleurapleuronthe thin serous membrane around the lungs and inner walls of the chest
pleuraepleurathe thin serous membrane around the lungs and inner walls of the chest
prairieprairiea treeless grassy plain
puraupuraushrubby tree widely distributed along tropical shores; yields a light tough wood used for canoe outriggers and a fiber used for cordage and caulk; often cultivated for ornament
pureepureefood prepared by cooking and straining or processed in a blender
pyorrheapyorrheachronic periodontitis; purulent inflammation of the teeth sockets
quarryquarryanimal hunted or caught for food
queryqueryan instance of questioning; "there was a question about my training"; "we made inquiries of all those who were present"
quiraquiraany of several tropical American trees some yielding economically important timber
SarahSarah(Old Testament) the wife of Abraham and mother of Isaac
SareeSareea dress worn primarily by Hindu women; consists of several yards of light material that is draped around the body
SariSaria dress worn primarily by Hindu women; consists of several yards of light material that is draped around the body
saurysauryslender long-beaked fish of temperate Atlantic waters
scareyscareyprovoking fear terror; "a scary movie"; "the most terrible and shuddery...tales of murder and revenge"
scaryscaryprovoking fear terror; "a scary movie"; "the most terrible and shuddery...tales of murder and revenge"
sclerasclerathe whitish fibrous membrane (albuginea) that with the cornea forms the outer covering and protection of the eyeball
scurryscurryrushing about hastily in an undignified way
seraseruman amber, watery fluid, rich in proteins, that separates out when blood coagulates
serowserowshort-horned dark-coated goat antelope of mountain areas of southern and southeastern Asia
serraserraSpanish missionary who founded Franciscan missions in California (1713-1784)
ShariSharian African river that flows northwest into Lake Chad
sherrysherrydry to sweet amber wine from the Jerez region of southern Spain or similar wines produced elsewhere; usually drunk as an aperitif
shoreashoreagenus of Indonesian and Malaysian timber trees rich in resin
sierrasierraa Spanish mackerel of western North America
sirrahsirrahformerly a contemptuous term of address to an inferior man or boy; often used in anger
slurryslurrya suspension of insoluble particles (as plaster of Paris or lime or clay etc.) usually in water
soireesoireea party of people assembled in the evening (usually at a private house)
sorisoruscluster of sporangia usually on underside of a fern frond
sorrowsorrowsomething that causes great unhappiness; "her death was a great grief to John"
sorrysorrycausing 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"
sparrowsparrowsmall brownish European songbird
SperrySperryUnited States engineer and inventor of the gyrocompass (1860-1930)
spireaspireaany rosaceous plant of the genus Spiraea; has sprays of small white or pink flowers
stairwaystairwaya way of access (upward and downward) consisting of a set of steps
starrystarryabounding with or resembling stars; "a starry night"; "starry illumination"
storeystoreya structure consisting of a room or set of rooms at a single position along a vertical scale; "what level is the office on?"
StoryStorya structure consisting of a room or set of rooms at a single position along a vertical scale; "what level is the office on?"
surasurathe muscular back part of the shank
surreysurreya light four-wheeled horse-drawn carriage; has two or four seats
TairaTairalong-tailed arboreal mustelid of Central America and South America
tarataraa village in eastern Ireland (northwest of Dublin); seat of Irish kings until 6th century
tarotarotropical starchy tuberous root
tarottarotany of a set of (usually 72) cards that include 22 cards representing virtues and vices and death and fortune etc.; used by fortunetellers
tarrytarryleave slowly and hesitantly
tayratayralong-tailed arboreal mustelid of Central America and South America
tearytearywith eyes full of tears
TeraTeraa three-tone Chadic language
terryterrya pile fabric (usually cotton) with uncut loops on both sides; used to make bath towels and bath robes
ThoreauThoreauUnited States writer and social critic (1817-1862)
thoroughthoroughpainstakingly careful and accurate; "our accountant is thorough"; "thorough research"
tiaratiaraa jeweled headdress worn by women on formal occasions
tirotirosomeone new to a field or activity
torahtorah(Judaism) the scroll of parchment on which the first five books of the Hebrew Scripture is written; is used in a synagogue during services
toritoruscommonly the lowest molding at the base of a column
torytoryan American who favored the British side during the American Revolution
tyrotyrosomeone new to a field or activity
ureaureathe chief solid component of mammalian urine; synthesized from ammonia and carbon dioxide and used as fertilizer and in animal feed and in plastics
UreyUreyUnited States chemist who discovered deuterium (1893-1981)
varavaraa Spanish unit of length (about a yard) having different values in different localities
VarroVarroRoman scholar (116-27 BC)
varyvarybecome different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence; "her mood changes in accordance with the weather"; "The supermarket's selection of vegetables varies according to the season"
veeryveerytawny brown North American thrush noted for its song
veryveryprecisely as stated; "the very center of town"
warywarymarked by keen caution and watchful prudence; "they were wary in their movements"; "a wary glance at the black clouds"; "taught to be wary of strangers"
wearywearyexhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress; "We wore ourselves out on this hike"
wherrywherrylight rowboat for use in racing or for transporting goods and passengers in inland waters and harbors
wirywiryof hair that resembles wire in stiffness; "wiry red hair"
worryworrysomething or someone that causes anxiety; a source of unhappiness; "New York traffic is a constant concern"; "it's a major worry"
yarrowyarrowubiquitous strong-scented mat-forming Eurasian herb of wasteland, hedgerow or pasture having narrow serrate leaves and small usually white florets; widely naturalized in North America
zerozerothe sight setting that will cause a projectile to hit the center of the target with no wind blowing
zorizoria sandal attached to the foot by a thong over the toes

Rhymes with 3 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
acariacarusany of several mites of the order Acarina
achiraachiracanna grown especially for its edible rootstock from which arrowroot starch is obtained
acoreaacoreaabsence of the pupil in an eye
agoraagoraa place of assembly for the people in ancient Greece
ahuraahura(Zoroastrianism) title for benevolent deities
alaryalaryhaving or resembling wings
algeriealgeriea republic in northwestern Africa on the Mediterranean Sea with a population that is predominantly Sunni Muslim; colonized by France in the 19th century but gained autonomy in the early 1960s
AmharaAmharaa member of the Semitic speaking people of northern Ethiopia
AmoraAmoraone of a group of rabbis (active AD 250-500) who discussed the Mishnaic law in the law schools of Palestine and Mesopotamia where they explained and applied earlier teachings and whose discussions are recorded in the Talmud; they emphasized the study of Torah and the importance of personal action and the fulfillment of the commandments
amphoraamphoraan ancient jar with two handles and a narrow neck; used to hold oil or wine
amphoraeamphoraan ancient jar with two handles and a narrow neck; used to hold oil or wine
andiraandirasmall genus of evergreen trees of tropical America and western Africa
AndorraAndorraa small republic in the eastern Pyrenees between Spain and France
AndvariAndvari(Norse mythology) a dwarf who possessed a treasure that was stolen by Loki
AngaraAngaraa river in southeastern Siberia that flows northwest from Lake Baikal to become a tributary of the Yenisei River
AngoraAngoraa long-haired breed of cat similar to the Persian cat
AnkaraAnkarathe capital of Turkey; located in west-central Turkey; it was formerly known as Angora and is the home of Angora goats
AnuraAnurafrogs, toads, tree toads
apereaapereaSouth American cavy; possibly ancestral to the domestic guinea pig
aperyaperythe act of mimicking; imitative behavior
archeryarcherythe sport of shooting arrows with a bow
areawayareawaya passageway between buildings or giving access to a basement
AriaAriaan elaborate song for solo voice
armoryarmorya place where arms are manufactured
armouryarmourya place where arms are manufactured
arroyoarroyoa stream or brook
arteryarterya major thoroughfare that bears important traffic
AruruArurumother and earth goddess in Gilgamish epic; identified with Sumerian Ki and Ninkhursag
AsmaraAsmarathe capital of Eritrea
asuraasuraearlier a god; later a demon; counterpart of Zoroastrian Ahura
auguryauguryan event that is experienced as indicating important things to come; "he hoped it was an augury"; "it was a sign from God"
auroraaurora(Roman mythology) goddess of the dawn; counterpart of Greek Eos
auroraeaurora(Roman mythology) goddess of the dawn; counterpart of Greek Eos
awearyawearyphysically and mentally fatigued; "`aweary' is archaic"
AzeriAzerian ethnic group living in Azerbaijan
bain-mariebain-mariea large pan that is filled with hot water; smaller pans containing food can be set in the larger pan to keep food warm or to cook food slowly
bakerybakerya workplace where baked goods (breads and cakes and pastries) are produced or sold
baneberrybaneberrya plant of the genus Actaea having acrid poisonous berries
BarbareaBarbareabiennial or perennial herbs of north temperate regions: winter cress
BarbaryBarbarya region of northern Africa on the Mediterranean coast between Egypt and Gibraltar; was used as a base for pirates from the 16th to 19th centuries
barberrybarberryany of numerous plants of the genus Berberis having prickly stems and yellow flowers followed by small red berries
barillabarillaAlgerian plant formerly burned to obtain calcium carbonate
barriobarrioan urban area in a Spanish-speaking country
baryebaryethe absolute unit of pressure equal to one dyne per square centimeter
batterybatteryan assault in which the assailant makes physical contact
bayberrybayberrydeciduous aromatic shrub of eastern North America with grey-green wax-coated berries
bearberrybearberrychiefly evergreen subshrubs of northern to Arctic areas
beggarybeggarya solicitation for money or food (especially in the street by an apparently penniless person)
BeriaBeriaSoviet chief of secret police under Joseph Stalin; was executed by his associates in the power struggle following Stalin's death (1899-1953)
BesseraBesserasmall genus of cormous perennials of Mexico; sometimes placed in family Alliaceae
bestiarybestiarya medieval book (usually illustrated) with allegorical and amusing descriptions of real and fabled animals
BihariBiharithe Indic language spoken in Bihar (and by some people in Pakistan and Bangladesh)
bilberrybilberryblue-black berries similar to American blueberries
binarybinarya pre-compiled, pre-linked program that is ready to run under a given operating system; a binary for one operating system will not run on a different operating system; "the same source code can be compiled to produce different binaries for different operating systems"
binderybinderya workshop where books are bound
bitcherybitcheryaggressive remarks and behavior like that of a spiteful malicious woman
blackberryblackberrylarge sweet black or very dark purple edible aggregate fruit of any of various bushes of the genus Rubus
bladderybladderyresembling a bladder
blaeberryblaeberryerect European blueberry having solitary flowers and blue-black berries
blisteryblisterycovered with small blisters
bloodberrybloodberrybushy houseplant having white to pale pink flowers followed by racemes of scarlet berries; tropical Americas
BloomsburyBloomsburya city district of central London laid out in garden squares
blubberyblubberyswollen with fat; "blubber cheeks"; "blubber lips"; "a coarse blubbery individual"
blueberryblueberrysweet edible dark-blue berries of either low-growing or high-growing blueberry plants
blusteryblusteryblowing in violent and abrupt bursts; "blustering (or blusterous) winds of Patagonia"; "a cold blustery day"; "a gusty storm with strong sudden rushes of wind"
boleroboleroa Spanish dance in triple time accompanied by guitar and castanets
BomareaBomarealarge genus of tropical American vines having showy often spotted umbellate flowers; sometimes placed in family Liliaceae especially subfamily Alstroemeriaceae
boulderyboulderyabounding in rocks or stones; "rocky fields"; "stony ground"; "bouldery beaches"
boundaryboundarythe greatest possible degree of something; "what he did was beyond the bounds of acceptable behavior"; "to the limit of his ability"
bowerybowerya street in Manhattan noted for cheap hotels frequented by homeless derelicts
boxberryboxberryspicy red berrylike fruit; source of wintergreen oil
bracerobraceroa Mexican laborer who worked in the United States on farms and railroads in order to ease labor shortages during World War II
BrachyuraBrachyuraan order of crustaceans (including true crabs) having a reduced abdomen folded against the ventral surface
BradburyBradburyUnited States writer of science fiction (born 1920)
brasseriebrasseriea small restaurant serving beer and wine as well as food; usually cheap
braverybraverya quality of spirit that enables you to face danger or pain without showing fear
bravurabravurabrilliant and showy technical skill; "in a final bravura the ballerina appeared to be floating in water"; "the music ends with a display of bravura"
brewerybrewerya plant where beer is brewed by fermentation
briarybriaryhaving 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"
briberybriberythe practice of offering something (usually money) in order to gain an illicit advantage
buckaroobuckaroolocal names for a cowboy (`vaquero' is used especially in southwestern and central Texas and `buckaroo' is used especially in California)
buckeroobuckeroolocal names for a cowboy (`vaquero' is used especially in southwestern and central Texas and `buckaroo' is used especially in California)
buggerybuggeryintercourse via the anus, committed by a man with a man or woman
bunchberrybunchberrycreeping perennial herb distinguished by red berries and clustered leaf whorls at the tips of shoots; Greenland to Alaska
BurberryBurberrya lightweight belted raincoat typically made of tan gabardine with a distinctive tartan lining; named for the original manufacturer
burglaryburglaryentering a building unlawfully with intent to commit a felony or to steal valuable property
bursarybursarythe treasury of a public institution or religious order
burseraburseratype genus of Burseraceae; tropical and subtropical American shrubs and trees some yielding timber and gum elemi
butcherybutcherythe savage and excessive killing of many people
butterybutterya teashop where students in British universities can purchase light meals
cabaretcabareta series of acts at a night club
CaesareaCaesareaan ancient seaport in northwestern Israel; an important Roman city in ancient Palestine
caesuracaesuraa break or pause (usually for sense) in the middle of a verse line
caesuraecaesuraa break or pause (usually for sense) in the middle of a verse line
CalderaCalderaa large crater caused by the violent explosion of a volcano that collapses into a depression
CalgaryCalgarythe largest city in southern Alberta; an oil and gas center and a technology center for Alberta and most of western Canada
callirhoecallirhoesmall genus of North American herbs having usually red or purple flowers
caloriecalorieunit of heat defined as the quantity of heat required to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water by 1 degree centigrade at atmospheric pressure
calvarycalvaryany experience that causes intense suffering
cameracameraequipment for taking photographs (usually consisting of a lightproof box with a lens at one end and light-sensitive film at the other)
cameraecameraequipment for taking photographs (usually consisting of a lightproof box with a lens at one end and light-sensitive film at the other)
camorracamorraa secret society in Naples notorious for violence and blackmail
CanaraCanaraa historical region of southwestern India on the west coast
canarycanaryany of several small Old World finches
CanberraCanberrathe capital of Australia; located in southeastern Australia
cannerycannerya factory where food is canned
carawaycarawayleaves used sparingly in soups and stews
car-ferrycar-ferrya ferry that transports motor vehicles
CaryaCaryagenus of large deciduous nut-bearing trees; United States and China
cascaracascaradried bark of the cascara buckthorn used as a laxative
cassiricassiria drink resembling beer; made from fermented cassava juice
CathariCatharia Christian religious sect in southern France in the 12th and 13th centuries; believers in Albigensianism
causeriecauserielight informal conversation for social occasions
cauterycauterythe act of coagulating blood and destroying tissue with a hot iron or caustic agent or by freezing
celerycelerystalks eaten raw or cooked or used as seasoning
centaureacentaureaknapweed; star thistle
centaurycentauryany plant of the genus Centaurea
centurycenturyten 10s
chancerychanceryan office of archives for public or ecclesiastic records; a court of public records
chandlerychandlerya storeroom where candles are kept
CharleroiCharleroicity in southwestern Belgium; center of an industrial region
chateurachateuraa genus of Apodidae
cheeriocheerioa farewell remark; "they said their good-byes"
chickereechickereefar western United States counterpart of the red squirrel
chicorychicorycrisp spiky leaves with somewhat bitter taste
ChimaeraChimaeraa deep-sea fish with a tapering body, smooth skin, and long threadlike tail
ChimeraChimeraa grotesque product of the imagination
chimerachimeraa grotesque product of the imagination
chivareechivareea noisy mock serenade (made by banging pans and kettles) to a newly married couple
choleracholeraan acute intestinal infection caused by ingestion of contaminated water or food
chrysaorachrysaoraa genus of Scyphozoa
cicerociceroa Roman statesman and orator remembered for his mastery of Latin prose (106-43 BC)
ciriociriocandlewood of Mexico and southwestern California having tall columnar stems and bearing honey-scented creamy yellow flowers
clatteryclatterya rattling sound as of hard things striking together; "a clattery typewriter"; "the clattery sound of dishes"
clearstoryclearstorypart of an interior wall rising above the adjacent roof with windows admitting light
cloudberrycloudberrycreeping raspberry of north temperate regions with yellow or orange berries
collierycollierya workplace consisting of a coal mine plus all the buildings and equipment connected with it
confereeconfereea member of a conference
conjuryconjurycalling up a spirit or devil
contrarycontrarya logical relation such that two propositions are contraries if both cannot be true but both can be false
cookerycookerythe act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat; "cooking can be a great art"; "people are needed who have experience in cookery"; "he left the preparation of meals to his wife"
copperycopperyof something having the color of copper
corduroycorduroya cut pile fabric with vertical ribs; usually made of cotton
coriacoriumthe deep vascular inner layer of the skin
corporacorpusthe main part of an organ or other bodily structure
costmarycostmaryleaves used sparingly (because of bitter overtones) in sauces and soups and stuffings
coteriecoteriean exclusive circle of people with a common purpose
cowberrycowberrytart red berries similar to American cranberries but smaller
cranberrycranberryvery tart red berry used for sauce or juice
creamerycreamerya workplace where dairy products (butter and cheese etc.) are produced or sold
crockerycrockerytableware (eating and serving dishes) collectively
crowberrycrowberrya low evergreen shrub with small purple flowers and black berrylike fruit
curiacuria(Roman Catholic Church) the central administration governing the Roman Catholic Church
curiocuriosomething unusual -- perhaps worthy of collecting
cursorycursoryhasty and without attention to detail; not thorough; "a casual (or cursory) inspection failed to reveal the house's structural flaws"; "a passing glance"; "perfunctory courtesy"
cutlerycutlerytableware implements for cutting and eating food
CynaraCynaraartichoke; cardoon
cyrillacyrillashrub or small tree of southeastern United States to West Indies and Brazil; grown for the slender racemes of white flowers and orange and crimson foliage
CythereaCythereagoddess of love and beauty and daughter of Zeus in ancient mythology; identified with Roman Venus
daiquiridaiquiria cocktail made with rum and lime or lemon juice
darmeradarmeraone species
daturadaturathorn apple
deanerydeanerythe position or office of a dean
deerberrydeerberrysmall branching blueberry common in marshy areas of the eastern United States having greenish or yellowish unpalatable berries reputedly eaten by deer
DelaireaDelaireaone species: German ivy
denarydenarynumbered or proceeding by tens; based on ten; "the decimal system"
dewberrydewberryblackberry-like fruits of any of several trailing blackberry bushes
diarrheadiarrheafrequent and watery bowel movements; can be a symptom of infection or food poisoning or colitis or a gastrointestinal tumor
diarydiarya personal journal (as a physical object)
DiderotDiderotFrench philosopher who was a leading figure of the Enlightenment in France; principal editor of an encyclopedia that disseminated the scientific and philosophical knowledge of the time (1713-1784)
dietarydietarya regulated daily food allowance
dinerodineroinformal terms for money
DipteraDipteraa large order of insects having a single pair of wings and sucking or piercing mouths; includes true flies and mosquitoes and gnats and crane flies
dipteradipterona large order of insects having a single pair of wings and sucking or piercing mouths; includes true flies and mosquitoes and gnats and crane flies
disarraydisarrayuntidiness (especially of clothing and appearance)
dodderydodderymentally or physically infirm with age; "his mother was doddering and frail"
dowerydowerymoney or property brought by a woman to her husband at marriage
draperydraperyhanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window)
drollerydrollerya quaint and amusing jest
droseradroserathe type genus of Droseraceae including many low bog-inhabiting insectivorous plants
drudgerydrudgeryhard monotonous routine work
dungareedungareea coarse durable twill-weave cotton fabric
duperyduperysomething intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage
duriodurioa genus of tall Asian trees of the family Bombacaceae
eateryeaterya building where people go to eat
EmeryEmerya hard grey-black mineral consisting of corundum and either hematite or magnetite; used as an abrasive (especially as a coating on paper)
enquiryenquirya systematic investigation of a matter of public interest
equerryequerrya personal attendant of the British royal family
euphoryeuphorya feeling of great (usually exaggerated) elation
everyevery(used of count nouns) each and all of the members of a group considered singly and without exception; "every person is mortal"; "every party is welcome"; "had every hope of success"; "every chance of winning"
expiryexpirythe event of dying or departure from life; "her death came as a terrible shock"; "upon your decease the capital will pass to your grandchildren"
factoryfactorya plant consisting of one or more buildings with facilities for manufacturing
fakeryfakerythe act of faking (or the product of faking)
farawayfarawayvery far away in space or time; "faraway mountains"; "the faraway future"; "troops landing on far-off shores"; "far-off happier times"
fauntleroyfauntleroyan excessively polite and well-dressed boy
featheryfeatheryadorned with feathers or plumes
fedorafedoraa hat made of felt with a creased crown
femorafemurthe longest and thickest bone of the human skeleton; extends from the pelvis to the knee
feriaferia(in Spanish speaking regions) a local festival or fair, usually in honor of some patron saint
FerraraFerraraa city in northern Italy; "in the 13th century Ferrara was a center of Renaissance learning and the arts"
filareefilareeEuropean weed naturalized in southwestern United States and Mexico having reddish decumbent stems with small fernlike leaves and small deep reddish-lavender flowers followed by slender fruits that stick straight up; often grown for forage
fineryfineryelaborate or showy attire and accessories
fisheryfisherya workplace where fish are caught and processed and sold
flatteryflatteryexcessive or insincere praise
FlorioFlorioEnglish lexicographer remembered for his Italian and English dictionary (1553-1625)
floweryflowerymarked by elaborate rhetoric and elaborated with decorative details; "a flowery speech"; "ornate rhetoric taught out of the rule of Plato"-John Milton
flummeryflummerymeaningless ceremonies and flattery
fooleryfooleryfoolish or senseless behavior
forestieraforestieraany plant of the genus Forestiera
forgeryforgerycriminal falsification by making or altering an instrument with intent to defraud
FourierFourierFrench sociologist and reformer who hoped to achieve universal harmony by reorganizing society (1772-1837)
foxberryfoxberrylow evergreen shrub of high north temperate regions of Europe and Asia and America bearing red edible berries
fraserafraseragenus of North American herbs: columbo; includes some species sometimes placed in genus Swertia
friaryfriarya monastery of friars
fripperyfripperysomething of little value or significance
GainsboroughGainsboroughEnglish portrait and landscape painter (1727-1788)
gallberrygallberryevergreen holly of eastern North America with oblong leathery leaves and small black berries
gallerygallerya horizontal (or nearly horizontal) passageway in a mine; "they dug a drift parallel with the vein"
gaucheriegaucheriea socially awkward or tactless act
gauderygauderycheap or pretentious or vain display
GemaraGemarathe second part of the Talmud consisting primarily of commentary on the Mishna
generagenusa general kind of something; "ignore the genus communism"
gerberagerberagenus of South African or Asiatic herbs: African daisies
gingerygingery(used especially of hair or fur) having a bright orange-brown color; "a man with gingery hair and bright blue eyes"; "a ginger kitten"
glengarryglengarrya Scottish cap with straight sides and a crease along the top from front to back; worn by Highlanders as part of military dress
glimmeryglimmeryshining softly and intermittently; "glimmery candlelight"
glitteryglitteryhaving brief brilliant points or flashes of light; "bugle beads all aglitter"; "glinting eyes"; "glinting water"; "his glittering eyes were cold and malevolent"; "shop window full of glittering Christmas trees"; "glittery costume jewelry"; "scintillant mica"; "the scintillating stars"; "a dress with sparkly sequins"; "`glistering' is an archaic term"
glossaryglossaryan alphabetical list of technical terms in some specialized field of knowledge; usually published as an appendix to a text on that field
GoldsboroGoldsboroa town that is a major tobacco center in eastern North Carolina
GomorrahGomorrah(Old Testament) an ancient city near the Dead Sea that (along with Sodom) was destroyed by God for the vice and depravity of its inhabitants
GomorrhaGomorrha(Old Testament) an ancient city near the Dead Sea that (along with Sodom) was destroyed by God for the vice and depravity of its inhabitants
gonorrheagonorrheaa common venereal disease caused by the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae; symptoms are painful urination and pain around the urethra
gooseberrygooseberrycurrant-like berry used primarily in jams and jellies
gorillagorillalargest anthropoid ape; terrestrial and vegetarian; of forests of central west Africa
granarygranarya storehouse for threshed grain or animal feed

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