Near rhymes dictionary


List of near rhymes for the word: evidence


Rhymes with 1 syllable

WordBase wordDefinition
antsantsocial insect living in organized colonies; characteristically the males and fertile queen have wings during breeding season; wingless sterile females are the workers
auntsauntthe sister of your father or mother; the wife of your uncle
bentsbenta special way of doing something; "he had a bent for it"; "he had a special knack for getting into trouble"; "he couldn't get the hang of it"
blintzblintz(Judaism) thin pancake folded around a filling and fried or baked
bluntsbluntmake less lively, intense, or vigorous; impair in vigor, force, activity, or sensation; "Terror blunted her feelings"; "deaden a sound"
boncebonceinformal terms for a human head
bouncebouncea light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards
brantsbrantsmall dark geese that breed in the north and migrate southward
brentsbrentsmall dark geese that breed in the north and migrate southward
bruntsbruntmain force of a blow etc; "bore the brunt of the attack"
buncebuncea sudden happening that brings good fortune (as a sudden opportunity to make money); "the demand for testing has created a boom for those unregulated laboratories where boxes of specimen jars are processed like an assembly line"
buntsbunt(baseball) the act of hitting a baseball lightly without swinging the bat
cantscanttwo surfaces meeting at an angle different from 90 degrees
centscenta coin worth one-hundredth of the value of the basic unit
chancechancea risk involving danger; "you take a chance when you let her drive"
chantschanta repetitive song in which as many syllables as necessary are assigned to a single tone
chintzchintza brightly printed and glazed cotton fabric
countscountthe act of counting; reciting numbers in ascending order; "the counting continued for several hours"
cuntscuntobscene terms for female genitals
dancedancetaking a series of rhythmical steps (and movements) in time to music
dauntsdauntcause to lose courage; "dashed by the refusal"
dentsdentan impression in a surface (as made by a blow)
dintsdintinterchangeable with `means' in the expression `by means of'
dunceduncea stupid person; these words are used to express a low opinion of someone's intelligence
faintsfainta spontaneous loss of consciousness caused by insufficient blood to the brain
feintsfeintany distracting or deceptive maneuver (as a mock attack)
fencefencea barrier that serves to enclose an area
flauntsflauntthe act of displaying something ostentatiously; "his behavior was an outrageous flaunt"
flintsflinta city in southeast central Michigan near Detroit; automobile manufacturing
flounceflouncethe act of walking with exaggerated jerky motions
fontsfontbowl for baptismal water
fountsfounta plumbing fixture that provides a flow of water
FranceFrancea republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe
frontsfrontthe side that is seen or that goes first
gentsgentport city in northwestern Belgium and industrial center; famous for cloth industry
glanceglancea quick look
glintsglinta spatially localized brightness
grantsgrantthe act of providing a subsidy
gruntsgruntmedium-sized tropical marine food fishes that utter grunting sounds when caught
hauntshaunta frequently visited place
hencehence(used to introduce a logical conclusion) from that fact or reason or as a result; "therefore X must be true"; "the eggs were fresh and hence satisfactory"; "we were young and thence optimistic"; "it is late and thus we must go"; "the witness is biased and so cannot be trusted"
hintshintan indication of potential opportunity; "he got a tip on the stock market"; "a good lead for a job"
huntshuntthe pursuit and killing or capture of wild animals regarded as a sport
jauntsjaunta journey taken for pleasure; "many summer excursions to the shore"; "it was merely a pleasure trip"; "after cautious sashays into the field"
jointsjointmarijuana leaves rolled into a cigarette for smoking
jouncejouncea sudden jarring impact; "the door closed with a jolt"; "all the jars and jolts were smoothed out by the shock absorbers"
LanceLancea surgical knife with a pointed double-edged blade; used for punctures and small incisions
launcelauncevery small silvery eellike schooling fishes that burrow into sandy beaches
LentsLenta period of 40 weekdays from Ash Wednesday to Holy Saturday
lintslintcotton or linen fabric with the nap raised on one side; used to dress wounds
mincemincefood chopped into small bits; "a mince of mushrooms"
mintsminta plant where money is coined by authority of the government
mountsmountthe act of climbing something; "it was a difficult climb to the top"
nancenanceoffensive term for an openly homosexual man
onceonceon one occasion; "once I ran into her"
ounceouncelarge feline of upland central Asia having long thick whitish fur
paintspainta substance used as a coating to protect or decorate a surface (especially a mixture of pigment suspended in a liquid); dries to form a hard coating; "artists use `paint' and `pigment' interchangeably"
pantspantunderpants worn by women; "she was afraid that her bloomers might have been showing"
pencepennya coin worth one-hundredth of the value of the basic unit
pentspentclosely confined
pintspinta United States liquid unit equal to 16 fluid ounces; two pints equal one quart
plaintsplainta cry of sorrow and grief; "their pitiful laments could be heard throughout the ward"
plantsplant(botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
pointspointa contact in the distributor; as the rotor turns its projecting arm contacts them and current flows to the spark plugs
PoncePoncesomeone who procures customers for whores (in England they call a pimp a ponce)
pouncepouncethe act of pouncing
pranceprancea proud stiff pompous gait
princeprincea male member of a royal family other than the sovereign (especially the son of a sovereign)
printsprinta printed picture produced from a photographic negative
puntspunt(football) a kick in which the football is dropped from the hands and kicked before it touches the ground; "the punt traveled 50 yards"; "punting is an important part of the game"
QuinceQuincearomatic acid-tasting pear-shaped fruit used in preserves
quintsquintone of five children born at the same time from the same pregnancy
rantsrantpompous or pretentious talk or writing
rentsrentthe act of rending or ripping or splitting something; "he gave the envelope a vigorous rip"
runtsruntdisparaging terms for small people
SaintsSaintmodel of excellence or perfection of a kind; one having no equal
scantsscantsupply sparingly and with restricted quantities; "sting with the allowance"
scentsscentany property detected by the olfactory system
ScienceScienceability to produce solutions in some problem domain; "the skill of a well-trained boxer"; "the sweet science of pugilism"
sconcesconcea decorative wall bracket for holding candles or other sources of light
seanceseancea meeting of spiritualists; "the seance was held in the medium's parlor"
shuntsshuntimplant consisting of a tube made of plastic or rubber; for draining fluids within the body
slantsslantdegree of deviation from a horizontal plane; "the roof had a steep pitch"
splintssplintan orthopedic mechanical device used to immobilize and protect a part of the body (as a broken leg)
sprintssprinta quick run
squintssquintthe act of squinting; looking with the eyes partly closed
stancestancestanding posture
stintsstintan individual's prescribed share of work; "her stint as a lifeguard exhausted her"
stuntsstunta difficult or unusual or dangerous feat; usually done to gain attention
taintstaintthe state of being contaminated
tauntstauntaggravation by deriding or mocking or criticizing
tentstenta portable shelter (usually of canvas stretched over supporting poles and fastened to the ground with ropes and pegs); "he pitched his tent near the creek"
thencethence(used to introduce a logical conclusion) from that fact or reason or as a result; "therefore X must be true"; "the eggs were fresh and hence satisfactory"; "we were young and thence optimistic"; "it is late and thus we must go"; "the witness is biased and so cannot be trusted"
tintstinta quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color; "after several trials he mixed the shade of pink that she wanted"
trancetrancea state of mind in which consciousness is fragile and voluntary action is poor or missing; a state resembling deep sleep
trouncetrouncecensure severely or angrily; "The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car"; "The deputy ragged the Prime Minister"; "The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup"
vauntsvauntextravagant self-praise
ventsventactivity that frees or expresses creative energy or emotion; "she had no other outlet for her feelings"; "he gave vent to his anger"
wantswanta specific feeling of desire; "he got his wish"; "he was above all wishing and desire"
whencewhencefrom what place, source, or cause
wincewincea reflex response to sudden pain
wontswontan established custom; "it was their habit to dine at 7 every evening"

Rhymes with 2 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
abienceabience(psychology) an urge to withdraw or avoid a situation or an object
absenceabsencefailure to be present
absentsabsentgo away or leave; "He absented himself"
accentsaccenta diacritical mark used to indicate stress or placed above a vowel to indicate a special pronunciation
accountsaccountthe quality of taking advantage; "she turned her writing skills to good account"
acquaintsacquaintinform; "Please acquaint your colleagues of your plans to move"
advanceadvancethe act of moving forward (as toward a goal)
AdventsAdventarrival that has been awaited (especially of something momentous); "the advent of the computer"
affrontsaffronta deliberately offensive act or something producing the effect of deliberate disrespect; "turning his back on me was a deliberate insult"
agentsagentthe semantic role of the animate entity that instigates or causes the happening denoted by the verb in the clause
ailmentsailmentan often persistent bodily disorder or disease; a cause for complaining
ambienceambiencethe atmosphere of an environment
amentsamenta cylindrical spikelike inflorescence
amountsamounthow much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify
ancientsancientpeople who lived in times long past (especially during the historical period before the fall of the Roman Empire in western Europe)
announceannounceannounce publicly or officially; "The President declared war"
anointsanointadminister an oil or ointment to ; often in a religious ceremony of blessing
antesante(poker) the initial contribution that each player makes to the pot
appointsappointfurnish; "a beautifully appointed house"
argentsargenta metal tincture used in heraldry to give a silvery appearance
arpentsarpenta former French unit of area; equal approximately to an acre
ascentsascentthe act of changing location in an upward direction
askanceaskance(used especially of glances) directed to one side with or as if with doubt or suspicion or envy; "her eyes with their misted askance look"- Elizabeth Bowen; "sidelong glances"
assentsassentagreement with a statement or proposal to do something; "he gave his assent eagerly"; "a murmur of acquiescence from the assembly"
attaintsattaintcondemn by attainder; "the man was attainted"
augmentsaugmentenlarge or increase; "The recent speech of the president augmented tensions in the Near East"
bacchantsbacchant(classical mythology) a priest or votary of Bacchus
bailmentsbailmentthe delivery of personal property in trust by the bailor to the bailee
BalanceBalancea scale for weighing; depends on pull of gravity
ballpointsballpointa pen that has a small metal ball as the point of transfer of ink to paper
basementsbasementthe lowermost portion of a structure partly or wholly below ground level; often used for storage
beachfrontsbeachfronta strip of land running along a beach
bechancebechancehappen, occur, or be the case in the course of events or by chance; "It happens that today is my birthday"; "These things befell" (Santayana)
bezantsbezanta gold coin of the Byzantine Empire; widely circulated in Europe in the Middle Ages
bezzantsbezzanta gold coin of the Byzantine Empire; widely circulated in Europe in the Middle Ages
biontsbionta discrete unit of living matter
blintzeblintze(Judaism) thin pancake folded around a filling and fried or baked
bluepointsbluepointsmall edible oyster typically from the southern shore of Long Island
blueprintsblueprintphotographic print of plans or technical drawings etc.
bouffantsbouffanta woman's hairstyle in which the hair gives a puffy appearance
brisancebrisancethe shattering or crushing effect of a sudden release of energy as in an explosion
byzantsbyzanta gold coin of the Byzantine Empire; widely circulated in Europe in the Middle Ages
cadencecadencea recurrent rhythmical series
casementscasementa window sash that is hinged (usually on one side)
catchmentscatchmenta structure in which water is collected (especially a natural drainage area)
catmintscatminthairy aromatic perennial herb having whorls of small white purple-spotted flowers in a terminal spike; used in the past as a domestic remedy; strongly attractive to cats
cementscementa specialized bony substance covering the root of a tooth
censecenseperfume especially with a censer
cerementscerementburial garment in which a corpse is wrapped
checkpointscheckpointa place (as at a frontier) where travellers are stopped for inspection and clearance
claimantsclaimantsomeone who claims a benefit or right or title; "claimants of unemployment compensation"; "he was a claimant to the throne"
clarenceclarencea closed carriage with four wheels and seats for four passengers
cleansecleanseclean one's body or parts thereof, as by washing; "clean up before you see your grandparents"; "clean your fingernails before dinner"
clearanceclearancepermission to proceed; "the plane was given clearance to land"
clientsclient(computer science) any computer that is hooked up to a computer network
clinquantsclinquantglittering with gold or silver
commencecommencetake the first step or steps in carrying out an action; "We began working at dawn"; "Who will start?"; "Get working as soon as the sun rises!"; "The first tourists began to arrive in Cambodia"; "He began early in the day"; "Let's get down to work now"
commentscommenta written explanation or criticism or illustration that is added to a book or other textual material; "he wrote an extended comment on the proposal"
complaintscomplaint(criminal law) a pleading describing some wrong or offense; "he was arrested on a charge of larceny"
confrontsconfrontdeal with (something unpleasant) head on; "You must confront your problems"; "He faced the terrible consequences of his mistakes"
conscienceconscienceconformity to one's own sense of right conduct; "a person of unflagging conscience"
consentsconsentpermission to do something; "he indicated his consent"
ConstanceConstancethe council in 1414-1418 that succeeded in ending the Great Schism in the Roman Catholic Church
constantsconstanta quantity that does not vary
constraintsconstraintthe act of constraining; the threat or use of force to control the thoughts or behavior of others
contentscontenta list of divisions (chapters or articles) and the pages on which they start
conventsconventa religious residence especially for nuns
convinceconvincemake (someone) agree, understand, or realize the truth or validity of something; "He had finally convinced several customers of the advantages of his product"
coolantscoolanta fluid agent (gas or liquid) that produces cooling; especially one used to cool a system by transferring heat away from one part to another; "he added more coolant to the car's radiator"; "the atomic reactor used a gas coolant"; "lathe operators use an emulsion of oil and water as a coolant for the cutting tool"
credencecredencea kind of sideboard or buffet
CrescentsCrescentany shape resembling the curved shape of the moon in its first or last quarters
croissantscroissantvery rich flaky crescent-shaped roll
currantscurrantany of several tart red or black berries used primarily for jellies and jams
currentscurrenta steady flow of a fluid (usually from natural causes); "the raft floated downstream on the current"; "he felt a stream of air"; "the hose ejected a stream of water"
decantsdecantpour out; "the sommelier decanted the wines"
defencedefencethe act of defending someone or something against attack or injury; "a good boxer needs a good defense"; "defense against hurricanes is an urgent problem"
denouncedenouncespeak out against; "He denounced the Nazis"
densedenseslow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity; "so dense he never understands anything I say to him"; "never met anyone quite so dim"; "although dull at classical learning, at mathematics he was uncommonly quick"- Thackeray; "dumb officials make some really dumb decisions"; "he was either normally stupid or being deliberately obtuse"; "worked with the slow students"
descantsdescanta decorative musical accompaniment (often improvised) added above a basic melody
descentsdescentthe act of changing your location in a downward direction
detentsdetenta hinged catch that fits into a notch of a ratchet to move a wheel forward or prevent it from moving backward
discantsdiscanta decorative musical accompaniment (often improvised) added above a basic melody
discountsdiscountthe act of reducing the selling price of merchandise
disjointsdisjointbecome separated, disconnected or disjoint
dismountsdismountthe act of dismounting (a horse or bike etc.)
dissentsdissentthe act of protesting; a public (often organized) manifestation of dissent
dissidentsdissidenta person who dissents from some established policy
distancedistancethe property created by the space between two objects or points
distraintsdistraintthe seizure and holding of property as security for payment of a debt or satisfaction of a claim; "Originally distress was a landlord's remedy against a tenant for unpaid rents or property damage but now the landlord is given a landlord's lien"
docentsdocenta teacher at some universities
dormantsdormantinactive but capable of becoming active; "her feelings of affection are dormant but easily awakened"
duranceduranceimprisonment (especially for a long time)
easementseasementthe act of reducing something unpleasant (as pain or annoyance); "he asked the nurse for relief from the constant pain"
eggplantseggplantegg-shaped vegetable having a shiny skin typically dark purple but occasionally white or yellow
eightpenceeightpencea coin worth eight pennies
elementselementviolent or severe weather (viewed as caused by the action of the four elements); "they felt the full fury of the elements"
elintselintintelligence derived from electromagnetic radiations from foreign sources (other than radioactive sources)
enchantsenchantcast a spell over someone or something; put a hex on someone or something
endpointsendpointa place where something ends or is complete
enhanceenhanceincrease; "This will enhance your enjoyment"; "heighten the tension"
enounceenouncespeak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way; "She pronounces French words in a funny way"; "I cannot say `zip wire'"; "Can the child sound out this complicated word?"
ensconceensconcefix firmly; "He ensconced himself in the chair"
entranceentrancethe act of entering; "she made a grand entrance"
entrantsentranta commodity that enters competition with established merchandise; "a well publicized entrant is the pocket computer"
errantserrantuncontrolled motion that is irregular or unpredictable; "an errant breeze"
essenceessencea toiletry that emits and diffuses a fragrant odor
eventseventsomething that happens at a given place and time
evinceevincegive expression to; "She showed her disappointment"
extentsextentthe distance or area or volume over which something extends; "the vast extent of the desert"; "an orchard of considerable extent"
faiencefaienceglazed earthenware decorated with opaque colors
faineancefaineancethe trait of being idle out of a reluctance to work
faineantsfaineantdisinclined to work or exertion; "faineant kings under whose rule the country languished"; "an indolent hanger-on"; "too lazy to wash the dishes"; "shiftless idle youth"; "slothful employees"; "the unemployed are not necessarily work-shy"
fermentsfermenta process in which an agent causes an organic substance to break down into simpler substances; especially, the anaerobic breakdown of sugar into alcohol
fiancefiancea man who is engaged to be married
figmentsfigmenta contrived or fantastic idea; "a figment of the imagination"
financefinancethe commercial activity of providing funds and capital
fitmentsfitmentany of the items furnishing or equipping a room (especially built-in furniture); "she liked the kitchen fitments"
flashpointsflashpointthe lowest temperature at which the vapor of a combustible liquid can be ignited in air
florenceflorencea city in central Italy on the Arno; provincial capital of Tuscany; center of the Italian Renaissance from 14th to 16th centuries
fluentsfluentexpressing yourself readily, clearly, effectively; "able to dazzle with his facile tongue"; "silver speech"
fluidouncefluidouncea United States unit of capacity or volume equal to 1.804 cubic inches
fomentsfomentbathe with warm water or medicated lotions; "His legs should be fomented"
fondantsfondantcandy made of a thick creamy sugar paste
footprintsfootprintthe area taken up by some object; "the computer had a desktop footprint of 10 by 16 inches"
forefrontsforefrontthe position of greatest importance or advancement; the leading position in any movement or field; "the Cotswolds were once at the forefront of woollen manufacturing in England"; "the idea of motion was always to the forefront of his mind and central to his philosophy"
forintsforintthe basic unit of money in Hungary
fourpencefourpencea former English silver coin worth four pennies
foxhuntsfoxhuntmounted hunters follow hounds in pursuit of a fox
fragmentsfragmenta broken piece of a brittle artifact
fragrancefragrancea pleasingly sweet olfactory property
freelancefreelancea writer or artist who sells services to different employers without a long-term contract with any of them
gallantsgallanta man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance
garmentsgarmentan article of clothing; "garments of the finest silk"
giantsgiantany creature of exceptional size
grandauntsgrandauntan aunt of your father or mother
grievancegrievancea complaint about a (real or imaginary) wrong that causes resentment and is grounds for action
guardantsguardantlooking forward
guidanceguidancethe act of setting and holding a course; "a new council was installed under the direction of the king"
gunflintsgunflintthe piece of flint that provides the igniting spark in a flintlock weapon
gunpointsgunpointthe gun muzzle's direction; "he held me up at the point of a gun"
halfpencehalfpennyan English coin worth half a penny
headcountsheadcountnumber of people in a particular group
hindrancehindrancethe act of hindering or obstructing or impeding
hoofprintshoofprinta visible impression on a surface made by the hoof of an animal
hutmentshutmentan encampment of huts (chiefly military)
hydrantshydranta discharge pipe with a valve and spout at which water may be drawn from the mains of waterworks
implantsimplanta prosthesis placed permanently in tissue
imprintsimprinta device produced by pressure on a surface
indentsindentthe space left between the margin and the start of an indented line
infantsinfanta very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk; "the baby began to cry again"; "she held the baby in her arms"; "it sounds simple, but when you have your own baby it is all so different"
instanceinstancean item of information that is typical of a class or group; "this patient provides a typical example of the syndrome"; "there is an example on page 10"
instantsinstanta particular point in time; "the moment he arrived the party began"
intentsintentan anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions; "his intent was to provide a new translation"; "good intentions are not enough"; "it was created with the conscious aim of answering immediate needs"; "he made no secret of his designs"
inventsinventcome up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort; "excogitate a way to measure the speed of light"
judgementsjudgementthe act of judging or assessing a person or situation or event; "they criticized my judgment of the contestants"
JudgmentsJudgmentthe act of judging or assessing a person or situation or event; "they criticized my judgment of the contestants"
lamentslamenta mournful poem; a lament for the dead
latentslatent(pathology) not presently active; "latent infection"; "latent diabetes"
LawrenceLawrencea town in northeastern Kansas on the Kansas River; scene of raids by John Brown in 1856
leadplantsleadplantshrub of sandy woodlands and stream banks of western United States having hoary pinnate flowers and dull-colored racemose flowers; thought to indicate the presence of lead ore
lenienceleniencelightening a penalty or excusing from a chore by judges or parents or teachers
lenientslenientcharacterized by tolerance and mercy
levantslevantthe former name for the geographical area of the eastern Mediterranean that is now occupied by Lebanon, Syria, and Israel
licencelicencea legal document giving official permission to do something
lodgementslodgementthe state or quality of being lodged or fixed even temporarily; "the lodgment of the balloon in the tree"
lodgmentslodgmentthe state or quality of being lodged or fixed even temporarily; "the lodgment of the balloon in the tree"
lomentslomentseedpods that are constricted between the seeds and that break apart when mature into single-seeded segments
LorentzLorentzDutch physicist noted for work on electromagnetic theory (1853-1928)
manhuntsmanhuntan organized search (by police) for a person (charged with a crime)
mansemansethe residence of a clergyman (especially a Presbyterian clergyman)
mantesmantispredacious long-bodied large-eyed insect of warm regions; rests with forelimbs raised as in prayer
merchantsmerchanta businessperson engaged in retail trade
midpointsmidpointa point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figure
migrantsmigranttraveler who moves from one region or country to another
mischancemischancean instance of misfortune
miscountsmiscountan inaccurate count
miscreantsmiscreanta person without moral scruples
misprintsmisprinta mistake in printed matter resulting from mechanical failures of some kind
momentsmomenthaving important effects or influence; "decisions of great consequence are made by the president himself"; "virtue is of more moment than security"; "that result is of no consequence"
monstrancemonstrance(Roman Catholic Church) a vessel (usually of gold or silver) in which the consecrated Host is exposed for adoration
mordantsmordanta substance used to treat leather or other materials before dyeing; aids in dyeing process
movementsmovementthe act of changing location from one place to another; "police controlled the motion of the crowd"; "the movement of people from the farms to the cities"; "his move put him directly in my path"
mutantsmutantan animal that has undergone mutation
NantesNantesa port city in western France on the Loire estuary
nascencenascencethe event of being born; "they celebrated the birth of their first child"
nauseantsnauseanta medicine that induces nausea and vomiting
nesciencenescienceignorance (especially of orthodox beliefs)
nescientsnescientuneducated in general; lacking knowledge or sophistication; "an ignorant man"; "nescient of contemporary literature"; "an unlearned group incapable of understanding complex issues"; "exhibiting contempt for his unlettered companions"
newsprintsnewsprintcheap paper made from wood pulp and used for printing newspapers; "they used bales of newspaper every day"
nocentsnocenthaving a tendency to cause harm
noncenoncethe present occasion; "for the nonce"
noneventsnoneventan anticipated event that turns out to be far less significant than was expected
nuancenuancea subtle difference in meaning or opinion or attitude; "without understanding the finer nuances you can't enjoy the humor"; "don't argue about shades of meaning"
nuisancenuisance(law) a broad legal concept including anything that disturbs the reasonable use of your property or endangers life and health or is offensive
nutrientsnutrientany substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue
octantsoctanta measuring instrument for measuring angles to a celestial body; similar to a sextant but with 45 degree calibration
oddmentsoddmenta motley assortment of things
offenceoffence(criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act; "a long record of crimes"
offprintsoffprinta separately printed article that originally appeared in a larger publication
ointmentsointmenttoiletry consisting of any of various substances in the form of a thick liquid that have a soothing and moisturizing effect when applied to the skin
ordnanceordnancelarge but transportable armament
OrientsOrientthe hemisphere that includes Eurasia and Africa and Australia
outpointsoutpointscore more points than one's opponents
pageantspageantan elaborate representation of scenes from history etc; usually involves a parade with rich costumes
parchmentsparchmentskin of a sheep or goat prepared for writing on
parentsparentan organism (plant or animal) from which younger ones are obtained
parlanceparlancea manner of speaking that is natural to native speakers of a language
patentspatenta document granting an inventor sole rights to an invention
patiencepatiencea card game played by one person
patientspatientthe semantic role of an entity that is not the agent but is directly involved in or affected by the happening denoted by the verb in the clause
pavementspavementthe paved surface of a thoroughfare
paymentspaymentthe act of paying money
peasantspeasanta country person
pedantspedanta person who pays more attention to formal rules and book learning than they merit
penancepenancea Catholic sacrament; repentance and confession and atonement and absolution
penchantspenchanta strong liking; "my own preference is for good literature"; "the Irish have a penchant for blarney"
pendantspendantbranched lighting fixture; often ornate; hangs from the ceiling
pendentspendentbranched lighting fixture; often ornate; hangs from the ceiling
pennantspennanta long flag; often tapering
percentspercenta proportion in relation to a whole (which is usually the amount per hundred)
perchanceperchanceby chance; "perhaps she will call tomorrow"; "we may possibly run into them at the concert"; "it may peradventure be thought that there never was such a time"
pheasantspheasantlarge long-tailed gallinaceous bird native to the Old World but introduced elsewhere
piedmontspiedmontthe region of northwestern Italy; includes the Po valley
pieplantspieplantlong pinkish sour leafstalks usually eaten cooked and sweetened
pigmentspigmenta substance used as a coating to protect or decorate a surface (especially a mixture of pigment suspended in a liquid); dries to form a hard coating; "artists use `paint' and `pigment' interchangeably"
pinpointspinpointthe sharp point of a pin
piquancepiquancethe quality of being agreeably stimulating or mentally exciting
pittancepittancean inadequate payment; "they work all day for a mere pittance"
placementsplacementcontact established between applicants and prospective employees; "the agency provided placement services"
plainchantsplainchanta liturgical chant of the Roman Catholic Church
pleasancepleasancea fundamental feeling that is hard to define but that people desire to experience; "he was tingling with pleasure"
poignancepoignancea state of deeply felt distress or sorrow; "a moment of extraordinary poignancy"
portentsportenta sign of something about to happen; "he looked for an omen before going into battle"
potencepotencethe state of being potent; a male's capacity to have sexual intercourse
presciencepresciencethe power to foresee the future
presencepresencethe act of being present
presentspresenta verb tense that expresses actions or states at the time of speaking
PresidentsPresidentthe office of the United States head of state; "a President is elected every four years"
pretencepretencethe act of giving a false appearance; "his conformity was only pretending"
preventspreventstop (someone or something) from doing something or being in a certain state; "We must prevent the cancer from spreading"; "His snoring kept me from falling asleep"; "Keep the child from eating the marbles"
pronouncepronouncepronounce judgment on; "They labeled him unfit to work here"
ProvenceProvencea former province of southeastern France; now administered with Cote d'Azur
provinceprovincethe territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation; "his state is in the deep south"
PrudencePrudencediscretion in practical affairs
pruriencepruriencefeeling morbid sexual desire or a propensity to lewdness
puissancepuissancepower to influence or coerce; "the puissance of the labor vote"
quadrantsquadranta measuring instrument for measuring altitude of heavenly bodies
quittancequittancepayment of a debt or obligation
quotientsquotientthe number obtained by division
raimentsraimentespecially fine or decorative clothing
reacquaintsreacquaintfamiliarize anew; "We reacquainted ourselves with this technique"
reactancereactanceopposition to the flow of electric current resulting from inductance and capacitance (rather than resistance)
reactantsreactanta chemical substance that is present at the start of a chemical reaction
reagentsreagenta chemical agent for use in chemical reactions
recantsrecantformally reject or disavow a formerly held belief, usually under pressure; "He retracted his earlier statements about his religion"; "She abjured her beliefs"
recountsrecountan additional (usually a second) count; especially of the votes in a close election
recreantsrecreanta disloyal person who betrays or deserts his cause or religion or political party or friend etc.
reentrantsreentrant(of angles) pointing inward; "a polygon with re-entrant angles"
regentsregentsomeone who rules during the absence or incapacity or minority of the country's monarch
reinventsreinventcreate anew and make over; "He reinvented African music for American listeners"
relentsrelentgive in, as to influence or pressure
remnantsremnanta piece of cloth that is left over after the rest has been used or sold
remountsremounta fresh horse especially (formerly) to replace one killed or injured in battle
renouncerenouncecast off; "She renounced her husband"; "The parents repudiated their son"
rentesrenteincome from capital investment paid in a series of regular payments; "his retirement fund was set up to be paid as an annuity"
repaintsrepaintpaint again; "He repainted the wall after the child smeared it with tomato sauce"
repentsrepentfeel remorse for; feel sorry for; be contrite about
replantsreplantplant again or anew; "They replanted the land"; "He replanted the seedlings"
repointsrepointrepair the joints of bricks; "point a chimney"
reprintsreprinta separately printed article that originally appeared in a larger publication
resentsresentfeel bitter or indignant about; "She resents being paid less than her co-workers"
restraintsrestraintthe act of controlling by restraining someone or something; "the unlawful restraint of trade"
riddanceriddancethe act of forcing out someone or something; "the ejection of troublemakers by the police"; "the child's expulsion from school"
rinserinsewashing lightly without soap
rodentsrodentrelatively small placental mammals having a single pair of constantly growing incisor teeth specialized for gnawing
RomanceRomancean exciting and mysterious quality (as of a heroic time or adventure)
sapiencesapienceability to apply knowledge or experience or understanding or common sense and insight
savantssavantsomeone who has been admitted to membership in a scholarly field
seafrontsseafrontthe waterfront of a seaside town
sealantssealanta kind of sealing material that is used to form a hard coating on a porous surface (as a coat of paint or varnish used to size a surface)
seamountsseamountan underwater mountain rising above the ocean floor
secantssecantratio of the hypotenuse to the adjacent side of a right-angled triangle
segmentssegmentone of several parts or pieces that fit with others to constitute a whole object; "a section of a fishing rod"; "metal sections were used below ground"; "finished the final segment of the road"
semblancesemblancepicture consisting of a graphic image of a person or thing
sensesensesound practical judgment; "Common sense is not so common"; "he hasn't got the sense God gave little green apples"; "fortunately she had the good sense to run away"
sentencesentence(criminal law) a final judgment of guilty in a criminal case and the punishment that is imposed; "the conviction came as no surprise"
sentiencesentiencethe readiness to perceive sensations; elementary or undifferentiated consciousness; "gave sentience to slugs and newts"- Richard Eberhart
sergeantssergeanta lawman with the rank of sergeant
serjeantsserjeantan English barrister of the highest rank
serpentsserpentlimbless scaly elongate reptile; some are venomous
servantsservanta person working in the service of another (especially in the household)
sextantssextanta measuring instrument for measuring the angular distance between celestial objects; resembles an octant
shipmentsshipmentthe act of sending off something
shirtfrontsshirtfronta man's detachable insert (usually starched) to simulate the front of a shirt
shopfrontsshopfrontthe front side of a store facing the street; usually contains display windows
side-glanceside-glancea glance sideways; "she shot him an impatient side-glance"
silencesilencea refusal to speak when expected; "his silence about my contribution was surprising"
silentssilenta movie without a soundtrack
sixpencesixpencea small coin of the United Kingdom worth six pennies; not minted since 1970
skinflintsskinflinta selfish person who is unwilling to give or spend
solventssolventa statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem; "they were trying to find a peaceful solution"; "the answers were in the back of the book"; "he computed the result to four decimal places"
sonantssonanta speech sound accompanied by sound from the vocal cords
sorbentssorbenta material that sorbs another substance; i.e. that has the capacity or tendency to take it up by either absorption or adsorption
spearmintsspearmintcommon garden herb having clusters of small purplish flowers and yielding an oil used as a flavoring
spirantsspiranta continuant consonant produced by breath moving against a narrowing of the vocal tract
standpointsstandpointa mental position from which things are viewed; "we should consider this problem from the viewpoint of the Russians"; "teaching history gave him a special point of view toward current events"
statementsstatementa document showing credits and debits
stridencestridencehaving the timbre of a loud high-pitched sound
studentsstudenta learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines
substancesubstancethe real physical matter of which a person or thing consists; "DNA is the substance of our genes"
supplantssupplanttake the place or move into the position of; "Smith replaced Miller as CEO after Miller left"; "the computer has supplanted the slide rule"; "Mary replaced Susan as the team's captain and the highest-ranked player in the school"
surmountssurmountbe or do something to a greater degree; "her performance surpasses that of any other student I know"; "She outdoes all other athletes"; "This exceeds all my expectations"; "This car outperforms all others in its class"
surprintssurprintsomething added by overprinting
sweatpantssweatpantsloose-fitting trousers with elastic cuffs; worn by athletes
talentstalentnatural abilities or qualities
tangentstangentratio of the opposite to the adjacent side of a right-angled triangle
tapdancetapdancedance and make rhythmic clicking sounds by means of metal plates nailed to the sole of the dance shoes; "Glover tapdances better than anybody"
tenantstenantsomeone who pays rent to use land or a building or a car that is owned by someone else; "the landlord can evict a tenant who doesn't pay the rent"
tenementstenementa run-down apartment house barely meeting minimal standards
tenpencetenpencea decimal coin worth ten pennies
tensetensea grammatical category of verbs used to express distinctions of time
TerenceTerencedramatist of ancient Rome (born in Greece) whose comedies were based on works by Menander (190?-159 BC)
threepencethreepenceformer cupronickel coin of the United Kingdom equal to three pennies
thumbprintsthumbprintfingerprint made by the thumb (especially by the pad of the thumb)
tormentstormentthe act of harassing someone
torrentstorrenta violently fast stream of water (or other liquid); "the houses were swept away in the torrent"
transiencetransiencethe attribute of being brief or fleeting
transientstransient(physics) a short-lived oscillation in a system caused by a sudden change of voltage or current or load
transplantstransplantthe act of removing something from one location and introducing it in another location; "the transplant did not flower until the second year"; "too frequent transplanting is not good for families"; "she returned to Alabama because she could not bear transplantation"
treatmentstreatmentcare provided to improve a situation (especially medical procedures or applications that are intended to relieve illness or injury)
tridentstridenta spear with three prongs
truantstruantsomeone who shirks duty
tuppencetuppencea former United Kingdom silver coin; United Kingdom bronze decimal coin worth two pennies
twopencetwopencea former United Kingdom silver coin; United Kingdom bronze decimal coin worth two pennies
tyrantstyranta cruel and oppressive dictator
usanceusanceaccepted or habitual practice
vagrantsvagranta wanderer who has no established residence or visible means of support
valancevalancea decorative framework to conceal curtain fixtures at the top of a window casing
valencevalence(chemistry) a property of atoms or radicals; their combining power given in terms of the number of hydrogen atoms (or the equivalent)
varmentsvarmentany usually predatory wild animal considered undesirable; e.g., coyote
varmintsvarmintany usually predatory wild animal considered undesirable; e.g., coyote
vengeancevengeancethe act of taking revenge (harming someone in retaliation for something harmful that they have done) especially in the next life; "Vengeance is mine; I will repay, saith the Lord"--Romans 12:19; "For vengeance I would do nothing. This nation is too great to look for mere revenge"--James Garfield; "he swore vengeance on the man who betrayed him"; "the swiftness of divine retribution"
versantsversantthe side or slope of a mountain; "conifer forests cover the eastern versant"
vestmentsvestmentgown (especially ceremonial garments) worn by the clergy
viewpointsviewpointa mental position from which things are viewed; "we should consider this problem from the viewpoint of the Russians"; "teaching history gave him a special point of view toward current events"
viscountsviscounta British peer who ranks below an earl and above a baron
voidancevoidancethe act of removing the contents of something
warrantswarranta writ from a court commanding police to perform specified acts
weldmentsweldmentan assembly of parts welded together
wisentswisentEuropean bison having a smaller and higher head than the North American bison
witchhuntswitch-huntsearching out and harassing dissenters

Rhymes with 3 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
abasementsabasementdepriving one of self-esteem
abashmentsabashmentfeeling embarrassed due to modesty
abatementsabatementthe act of abating; "laws enforcing noise abatement"
aberranceaberrancea state or condition markedly different from the norm
abetmentsabetmentthe verbal act of urging on
abeyanceabeyancetemporary cessation or suspension
abhorrenceabhorrencehate coupled with disgust
abidanceabidancethe act of abiding (enduring without yielding)
abradantsabradanta tool or machine used for wearing down or smoothing or polishing
abridgementsabridgementa shortened version of a written work
abridgmentsabridgmenta shortened version of a written work
absorbanceabsorbance(physics) a measure of the extent to which a substance transmits light or other electromagnetic radiation
absorbentsabsorbenta material having capacity or tendency to absorb another substance
absorptanceabsorptancea measure of the rate of decrease in the intensity of electromagnetic radiation (as light) as it passes through a given substance; the fraction of incident radiant energy absorbed per unit mass or thickness of an absorber; "absorptance equals 1 minus transmittance"
abstinenceabstinenceact or practice of refraining from indulging an appetite
abundanceabundancethe property of a more than adequate quantity or supply; "an age of abundance"
abutmentsabutmenta masonry support that touches and directly receives thrust or pressure of an arch or bridge
acceptanceacceptancethe act of taking something that is offered; "her acceptance of the gift encouraged him"; "he anticipated their acceptance of his offer"
acceptantsacceptantaccepting willingly; "acceptive of every new idea"; "an acceptant type of mind"
accidenceaccidencethe part of grammar that deals with the inflections of words
accidentsaccidentanything that happens suddenly or by chance without an apparent cause; "winning the lottery was a happy accident"; "the pregnancy was a stroke of bad luck"; "it was due to an accident or fortuity"
accordanceaccordancethe act of granting rights; "the accordance to Canada of rights of access"
accouchementsaccouchementthe parturition process in human beings; having a baby; the process of giving birth to a child
accountantsaccountantsomeone who maintains and audits business accounts
accruementsaccruementthe act of accumulating
achievementsachievementthe action of accomplishing something
acquaintanceacquaintancepersonal knowledge or information about someone or something
acquirementsacquirementan ability that has been acquired by training
acquittanceacquittancea legal document evidencing the discharge of a debt or obligation
acrodontsacrodontan animal having teeth consolidated with the summit of the alveolar ridge without sockets
adamanceadamanceresoluteness by virtue of being unyielding and inflexible
adamantsadamantvery hard native crystalline carbon valued as a gem
adherenceadherencefaithful support for a cause or political party or religion; "attachment to a formal agenda"; "adherence to a fat-free diet"; "the adhesion of Seville was decisive"
adherentsadherentsomeone who believes and helps to spread the doctrine of another
adienceadience(psychology) an urge to accept or approach a situation or an object
adjournmentsadjournmentthe termination of a meeting
adjustmentsadjustmentthe act of making something different (as e.g. the size of a garment)
adjutantsadjutantlarge Indian stork with a military gait
adjuvantsadjuvantan additive that enhances the effectiveness of medical treatment
admittanceadmittancethe act of admitting someone to enter; "the surgery was performed on his second admission to the clinic"
adornmentsadornmentthe action of decorating yourself with something colorful and interesting
adsorbentsadsorbenta material having capacity or tendency to adsorb another substance
advancementsadvancementgradual improvement or growth or development; "advancement of knowledge"; "great progress in the arts"
advertenceadvertencethe process of being heedful
advisementsadvisementcareful consideration; "a little deliberation would have deterred them"
affianceaffiancegive to in marriage
affiantsaffianta person who makes an affidavit
affluenceaffluenceabundant wealth; "they studied forerunners of richness or poverty"; "the richness all around unsettled him for he had expected to find poverty"
agreementsagreementcompatibility of observations; "there was no agreement between theory and measurement"; "the results of two tests were in correspondence"
alignmentsalignmentthe act of adjusting or aligning the parts of a device in relation to each other
alimentsalimenta source of materials to nourish the body
alinementsalinementan organization of people (or countries) involved in a pact or treaty
alliancealliancethe act of forming an alliance or confederation
allotmentsallotmentthe act of distributing by allotting or apportioning; distribution according to a plan; "the apportionment of seats in the House of Representatives is based on the relative population of each state"
allowanceallowancethe act of allowing; "He objected to the allowance of smoking in the dining room"
allurementsallurementthe act of enticing a person to do something wrong (as an offer of sex in return for money)
amazementsamazementthe feeling that accompanies something extremely surprising; "he looked at me in astonishment"
ambianceambiancethe atmosphere of an environment
ambulanceambulancea vehicle that takes people to and from hospitals
ambulantsambulantable to walk about; "the patient is ambulatory"
amendmentsamendmentthe act of amending or correcting
amercementsamercementmoney extracted as a penalty
amusementsamusementan activity that is diverting and that holds the attention
andantesandantea musical composition or musical passage to be performed moderately slow
announcementsannouncementa formal public statement; "the government made an announcement about changes in the drug war"; "a declaration of independence"
annoyanceannoyancethe act of troubling or annoying someone
annuitantsannuitantthe recipient of an annuity
annulmentsannulmentthe act of abrogating; an official or legal cancellation
anointmentsanointmentthe act of applying oil or an oily liquid
apartmentsapartmenta suite of rooms usually on one floor of an apartment house
aperientsaperienta purging medicine; stimulates evacuation of the bowels
appearanceappearancethe act of appearing in public view; "the rookie made a brief appearance in the first period"; "it was Bernhardt's last appearance in America"
appeasementsappeasementthe act of appeasing (as by acceding to the demands of)
appellantsappellantthe party who appeals a decision of a lower court
appendantsappendantaffixed as an appendage
appetenceappetencea feeling of craving something; "an appetite for life"; "the object of life is to satisfy as many appetencies as possible"- Granville Hicks
applianceappliancedurable goods for home or office use
applicantsapplicanta person who requests or seeks something such as assistance or employment or admission
appointmentsappointment(law) the act of disposing of property by virtue of the power of appointment; "she allocated part of the trust to her church by appointment"
aquatintsaquatinta method of etching that imitates the broad washes of a water color
arctangentsarctangentthe inverse function of the tangent; the angle that has a tangent equal to a given number
argumentsargumenta course of reasoning aimed at demonstrating a truth or falsehood; the methodical process of logical reasoning; "I can't follow your line of reasoning"
armamentsarmamentthe act of equiping with weapons in preparation for war
arraignmentsarraignmenta legal document calling someone to court to answer an indictment
arrangementsarrangementthe act of arranging and adapting a piece of music
arrogancearroganceoverbearing pride evidenced by a superior manner toward inferiors
ascendanceascendancethe state that exists when one person or group has power over another; "her apparent dominance of her husband was really her attempt to make him pay attention to her"
ascendantsascendantsomeone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent)
ascendenceascendencethe state that exists when one person or group has power over another; "her apparent dominance of her husband was really her attempt to make him pay attention to her"
ascendentsascendentsomeone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent)
aspirantsaspirantan ambitious and aspiring young person; "a lofty aspirant"; "two executive hopefuls joined the firm"; "the audience was full of Madonna wannabes"
assailantsassailantsomeone who attacks
assessmentsassessmentthe act of judging or assessing a person or situation or event; "they criticized my judgment of the contestants"
assignmentsassignmentthe act of putting a person into a non-elective position; "the appointment had to be approved by the whole committee"
assistanceassistancethe activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose; "he gave me an assist with the housework"; "could not walk without assistance"; "rescue party went to their aid"; "offered his help in unloading"
assistantsassistanta person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose; "my invaluable assistant"; "they hired additional help to finish the work"
assonanceassonancethe repetition of similar vowels in the stressed syllables of successive words
assonantsassonanthaving the same vowel sound occurring with different consonants in successive words or stressed syllables
assortmentsassortmentthe act of distributing things into classes or categories of the same type
assuranceassurancefreedom from doubt; belief in yourself and your abilities; "his assurance in his superiority did not make him popular"; "after that failure he lost his confidence"; "she spoke with authority"
astringenceastringencea sharp astringent taste; the taste experience when a substance causes the mouth to pucker
astringentsastringenta drug that causes contraction of body tissues and canals
AtlantesAtlantisaccording to legend, an island in the Atlantic Ocean that Plato said was swallowed by an earthquake
atlantesatlasa figure of a man used as a supporting column
atonementsatonementthe act of atoning for sin or wrongdoing (especially appeasing a deity)
attachmentsattachmentthe act of fastening things together
attainmentsattainmentarrival at a new stage; "his attainment of puberty was delayed by malnutrition"
attendanceattendancethe act of being present (at a meeting or event etc.)
attendantsattendantan event or situation that happens at the same time as or in connection with another
attestantsattestantsomeone who affirms or vouches for the correctness or truth or genuineness of something
audienceaudiencea conference (usually with someone important); "he had a consultation with the judge"; "he requested an audience with the king"
avermentsavermenta declaration that is made emphatically (as if no supporting evidence were necessary)
avoidanceavoidancedeliberately avoiding; keeping away from or preventing from happening
avouchmentsavouchmenta statement asserting the existence or the truth of something
bacchantesbacchante(classical mythology) a priestess or votary of Bacchus
bafflementsbafflementconfusion resulting from failure to understand
banishmentsbanishmentrejection by means of an act of banishing or proscribing someone
battlefrontsbattlefrontthe line along which opposing armies face each other
battlementsbattlementa rampart built around the top of a castle with regular gaps for firing arrows or guns
befoulmentsbefoulmentthe state of being polluted
beguilementsbeguilementan entertainment that provokes pleased interest and distracts you from worries and vexations
bemusementsbemusementconfusion resulting from failure to understand
bereavementsbereavementstate of sorrow over the death or departure of a loved one
bestowmentsbestowmentthe act of conferring an honor or presenting a gift
bettermentsbettermentthe act of relieving ills and changing for the better
bewitchmentsbewitchmenta magical spell
biosciencebioscienceany of the branches of natural science dealing with the structure and behavior of living organisms
blandishmentsblandishmentthe act of urging by means of teasing or flattery
bombardmentsbombardmentan attack by dropping bombs
brilliancebrilliancethe quality of being magnificent or splendid or grand; "for magnificence and personal service there is the Queen's hotel"; "his `Hamlet' lacks the brilliance that one expects"; "it is the university that gives the scene its stately splendor"; "an imaginative mix of old-fashioned grandeur and colorful art"; "advertisers capitalize on the grandness and elegance it brings to their products"
brilliantsbrilliantfull of light; shining intensely; "a brilliant star"; "brilliant chandeliers"
calamintscalamintperennial aromatic herbs growing in hedgerows or scrub or open woodlands from western Europe to central Asia and in North America
cantonmentscantonmenttemporary living quarters specially built by the army for soldiers; "wherever he went in the camp the men were grumbling"
catamountscatamountlarge American feline resembling a lion
cauterantscauterantan instrument or substance used to destroy tissue for medical reasons (eg removal of a wart) by burning it with a hot iron or an electric current or a caustic or by freezing it
celebrantscelebrantan officiating priest celebrating the Eucharist
chastisementschastisementverbal punishment
chatoyantschatoyantvarying in color when seen in different lights or from different angles; "changeable taffeta"; "chatoyant (or shot) silk"; "a dragonfly hovered, vibrating and iridescent"
chokepointschokepointa point of congestion or blockage; "the bridge is always a chokepoint at rush hour"
circumstancecircumstanceinformation that should be kept in mind when making a decision; "another consideration is the time it would take"
circumventscircumventavoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues); "He dodged the issue"; "she skirted the problem"; "They tend to evade their responsibilities"; "he evaded the questions skillfully"
clairvoyanceclairvoyanceapparent power to perceive things that are not present to the senses
clairvoyantsclairvoyantsomeone who has the power of clairvoyance
coefficientscoefficienta constant number that serves as a measure of some property or characteristic
coexistencecoexistenceexisting peacefully together
cognisancecognisancehaving knowledge of; "he had no awareness of his mistakes"; "his sudden consciousness of the problem he faced"; "their intelligence and general knowingness was impressive"
cognizancecognizancehaving knowledge of; "he had no awareness of his mistakes"; "his sudden consciousness of the problem he faced"; "their intelligence and general knowingness was impressive"
coherencecoherencelogical and orderly and consistent relation of parts
coincidencecoincidencethe temporal property of two things happening at the same time; "the interval determining the coincidence gate is adjustable"
coinsurancecoinsuranceinsurance issued jointly by two or more underwriters
combatantscombatantsomeone who fights (or is fighting)
comeuppancecomeuppancean outcome (good or bad) that is well deserved
commandantscommandantan officer in command of a military unit
commandmentscommandmenta doctrine that is taught; "the teachings of religion"; "he believed all the Christian precepts"
commencementscommencementthe act of starting something; "he was responsible for the beginning of negotiations"
commitmentscommitmentthe official act of consigning a person to confinement (as in a prison or mental hospital)
compartmentscompartmenta partitioned section, chamber, or separate room within a larger enclosed area
competencecompetencethe quality of being adequately or well qualified physically and intellectually
complacencecomplacencethe feeling you have when you are satisfied with yourself; "his complacency was absolutely disgusting"
complainantscomplainanta person who brings an action in a court of law
complaisancecomplaisancea disposition or tendency to yield to the will of others
complementscomplementsomething added to complete or embellish or make perfect; "a fine wine is a perfect complement to the dinner"; "wild rice was served as an accompaniment to the main dish"
compliancecompliancethe act of submitting; usually surrendering power to another
complimentscompliment(usually plural) a polite expression of desire for someone's welfare; "give him my kind regards"; "my best wishes"
componentscomponentan artifact that is one of the individual parts of which a composite entity is made up; especially a part that can be separated from or attached to a system; "spare components for cars"; "a component or constituent element of a system"
comportmentscomportmentdignified manner or conduct
concealmentsconcealmentthe activity of keeping something secret
concordanceconcordancean index of all main words in a book along with their immediate contexts
concurrenceconcurrenceacting together, as agents or circumstances or events
condensecondensemake more concise; "condense the contents of a book into a summary"
condimentscondimenta preparation (a sauce or relish or spice) to enhance flavor or enjoyment; "mustard and ketchup are condiments"
condolencecondolencean expression of sympathy with another's grief; "they sent their condolences"
conductanceconductancea material's capacity to conduct electricity; measured as the reciprocal of electrical resistance
conferenceconferencea discussion among participants who have an agreed (serious) topic
confermentsconfermentthe act of conferring an honor or presenting a gift
confidantsconfidantsomeone to whom private matters are confided
confidenceconfidencefreedom from doubt; belief in yourself and your abilities; "his assurance in his superiority did not make him popular"; "after that failure he lost his confidence"; "she spoke with authority"
confinementsconfinementthe act of restraining of a person's liberty by confining them
confluenceconfluencea coming together of people
conformanceconformancecorrespondence in form or appearance
congealmentscongealmentthe process of congealing; solidification by (or as if by) freezing
congregantscongreganta member of a congregation (especially that of a church or synagogue)
congruencecongruencethe quality of agreeing; being suitable and appropriate
connivanceconnivance(law) tacit approval of someone's wrongdoing
conodontsconodontsmall (2 inches long) extinct eellike fish with a finned tail and a notochord and having cone-shaped teeth containing cellular bone; late Cambrian to late Triassic; possible predecessor of the cyclostomes
consignmentsconsignmentthe delivery of goods for sale or disposal
consistenceconsistencea harmonious uniformity or agreement among things or parts
consonanceconsonancethe property of sounding harmonious
consonantsconsonanta speech sound that is not a vowel
consultantsconsultantan expert who gives advice; "an adviser helped students select their courses"; "the United States sent military advisors to Guatemala"
containmentscontainmentthe act of containing; keeping something from spreading; "the containment of the AIDS epidemic"; "the containment of the rebellion"
contentmentscontentmenthappiness with one's situation in life
contestantscontestanta person who participates in competitions
continencecontinencethe exercise of self constraint in sexual matters
continentscontinentthe European mainland; "Englishmen like to visit the Continent but they wouldn't like to live there"
contingencecontingencea possible event or occurrence or result
contingentscontingenta gathering of persons representative of some larger group; "each nation sent a contingent of athletes to the Olympics"
contradancecontradancea type of folk dance in which couples are arranged in sets or face one another in a line
contrivancecontrivancethe act of devising something
convenienceconveniencea device or control that is very useful for a particular job
convergenceconvergencethe act of converging (coming closer)
conversanceconversancepersonal knowledge or information about someone or something
conveyanceconveyancethe act of moving something from one location to another
co-occurrenceco-occurrencethe temporal property of two things happening at the same time; "the interval determining the coincidence gate is adjustable"
cormorantscormorantlarge voracious dark-colored long-necked seabird with a distensible pouch for holding fish; used in Asia to catch fish
corposantscorposantan electrical discharge accompanied by ionization of surrounding atmosphere
corpulencecorpulencethe property of excessive fatness
cosecantscosecantratio of the hypotenuse to the opposite side of a right-angled triangle
cotangentscotangentratio of the adjacent to the opposite side of a right-angled triangle
cotenantscotenantone of two or more tenants holding title to the same property
countenancecountenancethe appearance conveyed by a person's face; "a pleasant countenance"; "a stern visage"
counterpointscounterpointa musical form involving the simultaneous sound of two or more melodies
courantescourantea court dance of the 16th century; consisted of short advances and retreats
covalencecovalencevalence characterized by the sharing of electrons in a chemical compound; the number of pairs of electrons an atom can share
covenantscovenant(Bible) an agreement between God and his people in which God makes certain promises and requires certain behavior from them in return
crapulencecrapulencethe act of drinking alcoholic beverages to excess; "drink was his downfall"
crosscurrentscrosscurrentactions counter to the main group activity; "political crosscurrents disrupted the conference"
cuckoopintscuckoopintcommon European arum with lanceolate spathe and short purple spadix; emerges in early spring; source of a starch called arum
curettementscurettementsurgery to remove tissue or growths from a bodily cavity (as the uterus) by scraping with a curette
curtailmentscurtailmentthe reduction of expenditures in order to become financially stable
dalliancedallianceplayful behavior intended to arouse sexual interest
debarmentsdebarmentthe act of prevention by legal means; "they achieved his debarment from holding public office"
debasementsdebasementchanging to a lower state (a less respected state)
debridementsdebridementsurgical removal of foreign material and dead tissue from a wound in order to prevent infection and promote healing
decadencedecadencethe state of being degenerate in mental or moral qualities
DecadentsDecadenta person who has fallen into a decadent state (morally or artistically)
decampmentsdecampmentbreaking camp
decedentsdecedentsomeone who is no longer alive; "I wonder what the dead person would have done"
decrementsdecrementthe amount by which something decreases
defacementsdefacementthe act of damaging the appearance or surface of something; "the defacement of an Italian mosaic during the Turkish invasion"; "he objected to the dam's massive disfigurement of the landscape"
defendantsdefendanta person or institution against whom an action is brought in a court of law; the person being sued or accused
defensedefensethe act of defending someone or something against attack or injury; "a good boxer needs a good defense"; "defense against hurricanes is an urgent problem"
deferencedeferencea courteous expression (by word or deed) of esteem or regard; "his deference to her wishes was very flattering"; "be sure to give my respects to the dean"
deferentsdeferentshowing deference
defermentsdefermentact of putting off to a future time
defiancedefiancea defiant act
defilementsdefilementthe state of being polluted
defraymentsdefraymentthe act of paying money
dehiscencedehiscence(biology) release of material by splitting open of an organ or tissue; the natural bursting open at maturity of a fruit or other reproductive body to release seeds or spores or the bursting open of a surgically closed wound
demulcentsdemulcenta medication (in the form of an oil or salve etc.) that soothes inflamed or injured skin
denouncementsdenouncementa public act of denouncing
departmentsdepartmenta specialized sphere of knowledge; "baking is not my department"; "his work established a new department of literature"
dependancedependancethe state of relying on or being controlled by someone or something else
dependantsdependanta person who relies on another person for support (especially financial support)
dependencedependencethe state of relying on or being controlled by someone or something else
dependentsdependenta person who relies on another person for support (especially financial support)
deploymentsdeploymentthe distribution of forces in preparation for battle or work
deponentsdeponenta person who testifies or gives a deposition
deportmentsdeportment(behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people
depressantsdepressanta drug that reduces excitability and calms a person
derailmentsderailmentan accident in which a train runs off its track
derangementsderangementthe act of disturbing the mind or body; "his carelessness could have caused an ecological upset"; "she was unprepared for this sudden overthrow of their normal way of living"
descendantsdescendantall of the offspring of a given progenitor; "we must secure the benefits of freedom for ourselves and our posterity"
descendentsdescendenta person considered as descended from some ancestor or race
desiccantsdesiccanta substance that promotes drying (e.g., calcium oxide absorbs water and is used to remove moisture)
despoilmentsdespoilmentthe act of stripping and taking by force
despondencedespondencefeeling downcast and disheartened and hopeless
detachmentsdetachmentthe act of releasing from an attachment or connection
detainmentsdetainmenta state of being confined (usually for a short time); "his detention was politically motivated"; "the prisoner is on hold"; "he is in the custody of police"
detentesdetentethe easing of tensions or strained relations (especially between nations)
detergencedetergencedetergent quality; the quality of having cleansing power
detergentsdetergenta cleansing agent that differs from soap but can also emulsify oils and hold dirt in suspension
determentsdetermenta communication that makes you afraid to try something
deterrencedeterrencethe act or process of discouraging actions or preventing occurrences by instilling fear or doubt or anxiety
deterrentsdeterrentsomething immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress
dethronementsdethronementthe act of deposing someone; removing a powerful person from a position or office
detrimentsdetrimenta damage or loss
deviancedeviancedeviate behavior
deviantsdevianta person whose behavior deviates from what is acceptable especially in sexual behavior
devilmentsdevilmentreckless or malicious behavior that causes discomfort or annoyance in others
devolvementsdevolvementthe delegation of authority (especially from a central to a regional government)
differencedifferencethe quality of being unlike or dissimilar; "there are many differences between jazz and rock"
diffidencediffidencelack of self-confidence
diligencediligencea diligent effort; "it is a job requiring serious application"
diluentsdiluenta diluting agent
disappointsdisappointfail to meet the hopes or expectations of; "Her boyfriend let her down when he did not propose marriage"
disbandmentsdisbandmentthe act of disbanding; "the orchestra faced the prospect of disbandment"
disbarmentsdisbarmentthe act of expelling a lawyer from the practice of law
disbursementsdisbursementthe act of spending or disbursing money
discernmentsdiscernmentthe trait of judging wisely and objectively; "a man of discernment"
discontentsdiscontenta longing for something better than the present situation
discordancediscordancestrife resulting from a lack of agreement
discussantsdiscussanta participant in a formal discussion
disenchantsdisenchantfree from enchantment
dislodgementsdislodgementforced removal from a position of advantage
dislodgmentsdislodgmentforced removal from a position of advantage
disorientsdisorientcause to be lost or disoriented
disownmentsdisownmentrefusal to acknowledge as one's own
dispensedispensegive or apply (medications)
displacementsdisplacementact of taking the place of another especially using underhanded tactics
disputantsdisputanta person who disputes; who is good at or enjoys controversy
dissentientsdissentientdisagreeing, especially with a majority
dissidencedissidencedisagreement; especially disagreement with the government
dissolventsdissolventa liquid substance capable of dissolving other substances; "the solvent does not change its state in forming a solution"
dissonancedissonancedisagreeable sounds
disturbancedisturbancethe act of disturbing something or someone; setting something in motion
divalentsdivalenthaving a valence of two or having two valences
divergencedivergencethe act of moving away in different direction from a common point; "an angle is formed by the divergence of two straight lines"
divorcementsdivorcementthe legal dissolution of a marriage
divulgencedivulgencethe act of disclosing something that was secret or private
documentsdocumentanything serving as a representation of a person's thinking by means of symbolic marks
dominancedominancesuperior development of one side of the body
dominantsdominantan allele that produces the same phenotype whether its paired allele is identical or different
ebullienceebullienceoverflowing with eager enjoyment or approval
effacementseffacementwithdrawing into the background; making yourself inconspicuous
efficientsefficientable to accomplish a purpose; functioning effectively; "people who will do nothing unless they get something out of it for themselves are often highly effective persons..."-G.B.Shaw; "effective personnel"; "an efficient secretary"; "the efficient cause of the revolution"
effluenceeffluencethe process of flowing out
effluentseffluentwater mixed with waste matter
effulgenceeffulgencethe quality of being bright and sending out rays of light
elastanceelastancethe reciprocal of capacitance
eleganceelegancea refined quality of gracefulness and good taste; "she conveys an aura of elegance and gentility"
elephantselephantfive-toed pachyderm
elopementselopementthe act of running away with a lover (usually to get married)
embalmmentsembalmmentpreservation (of a dead body) by treating with balsams and drugs and other chemicals
embankmentsembankmenta long artificial mound of stone or earth; built to hold back water or to support a road or as protection
embarkmentsembarkmentthe act of passengers and crew getting aboard a ship or aircraft
embaymentsembaymentan indentation of a shoreline larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
embonpointsembonpointthe bodily property of being well rounded
embossmentsembossmentsculpture consisting of shapes carved on a surface so as to stand out from the surrounding background
embracementsembracementthe act of clasping another person in the arms (as in greeting or affection)
embroilmentsembroilmentan intricate and confusing interpersonal or political situation
emergenceemergencethe act of coming (or going) out; becoming apparent
emigrantsemigrantsomeone who leaves one country to settle in another
eminenceeminencea protuberance on a bone especially for attachment of a muscle or ligament
emollientsemollienttoiletry consisting of any of various substances in the form of a thick liquid that have a soothing and moisturizing effect when applied to the skin
emplacementsemplacementthe act of putting something in a certain place
employmentsemploymentthe occupation for which you are paid; "he is looking for employment"; "a lot of people are out of work"
enactmentsenactmentacting the part of a character on stage; dramatically representing the character by speech and action and gesture
encampmentsencampmentthe act of encamping and living in tents in a camp
encasementsencasementthe act of enclosing something in a case
enceintesenceintein an advanced stage of pregnancy; "was big with child"; "was great with child"
enchantmentsenchantmenta magical spell
encroachmentsencroachmentinfluencing strongly; "they resented the impingement of American values on European culture"
encumbranceencumbranceany obstruction that impedes or is burdensome
endearmentsendearmentthe act of showing affection
endorsementsendorsementthe act of endorsing; "a star athlete can make a lot of money from endorsements"
endowmentsendowmentthe act of endowing with a permanent source of income; "his generous endowment of the laboratory came just in the nick of time"
enduranceendurancethe power to withstand hardship or stress; "the marathon tests a runner's endurance"
enforcementsenforcementthe act of enforcing; ensuring observance of or obedience to
engagementsengagementemployment for performers or performing groups that lasts for a limited period of time; "the play had bookings throughout the summer"
engrossmentsengrossmentthe quality of being intent and concentrated; "the intentness of his gaze"
enhancementsenhancementan improvement that makes something more agreeable
enjambmentsenjambmentthe continuation of a syntactic unit from one line of verse into the next line without a pause
enjoinmentsenjoinment(law) a judicial remedy issued in order to prohibit a party from doing or continuing to do a certain activity; "injunction were formerly obtained by writ but now by a judicial order"
enjoymentsenjoymentact of receiving pleasure from something
enlistmentsenlistmentthe act of enlisting (as in a military service)
enragementsenragementa feeling of intense anger
enrichmentsenrichmentact of making fuller or more meaningful or rewarding
enrollmentsenrollmentthe act of enrolling
enrolmentsenrolmentthe act of enrolling

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