Near rhymes dictionary


List of near rhymes for the word: miles


Rhymes with 1 syllable

WordBase wordDefinition
ailsailaromatic bulb used as seasoning
aislesaislepassageway between seating areas as in an auditorium or passenger vehicle or between areas of shelves of goods as in stores
alesalea general name for beer made with a top fermenting yeast; in some of the United States an ale is (by law) a brew of more than 4% alcohol by volume
allsallcompletely given to or absorbed by; "became all attention"
ALSALSthickening of tissue in the motor tracts of the lateral columns and anterior horns of the spinal cord; results in progressive muscle atrophy that starts in the limbs
awlsawla pointed tool for marking surfaces or for punching small holes
BaalsBaalany of numerous local fertility and nature deities worshipped by ancient Semitic peoples; the Hebrews considered Baal a false god
bailsbailthe legal system that allows an accused person to be temporarily released from custody (usually on condition that a sum of money guarantees their appearance at trial); "he is out on bail"
balesbalea large bundle bound for storage or transport
ballsballa pitch that is not in the strike zone; "he threw nine straight balls before the manager yanked him"
bawlsbawlcry loudly; "Don't bawl in public!"
bellesbellea young woman who is the most charming and beautiful of several rivals; "she was the belle of the ball"
bellsbella hollow device made of metal that makes a ringing sound when struck
belsbelBabylonian god of the earth; one of the supreme triad including Anu and Ea; earlier identified with En-lil
bilesbilea digestive juice secreted by the liver and stored in the gallbladder; aids in the digestion of fats
billsbillthe entertainment offered at a public presentation
boilsboilthe temperature at which a liquid boils at sea level; "they brought the water to a boil"
bolesbolea Chadic language spoken in northern Nigeria and closely related to Hausa
bollsbollthe rounded seed-bearing capsule of a cotton or flax plant
boulesboulean inlaid furniture decoration; tortoiseshell and yellow and white metal form scrolls in cabinetwork
boullesboullean inlaid furniture decoration; tortoiseshell and yellow and white metal form scrolls in cabinetwork
bowlsbowla bowling game played on a level lawn with biased wooden balls that are rolled at a jack
BraillesBraillea point system of writing in which patterns of raised dots represent letters and numerals
brailsbraila small rope (one of several) used to draw a sail in
brawlsbrawla noisy fight in a crowd
brillsbrillEuropean food fish
broilsbroilcooking by direct exposure to radiant heat (as over a fire or under a grill)
buhlsbuhlan inlaid furniture decoration; tortoiseshell and yellow and white metal form scrolls in cabinetwork
bullsbulla serious and ludicrous blunder; "he made a bad bull of the assignment"
callscallthe option to buy a given stock (or stock index or commodity future) at a given price before a given date
caulescaulthe inner membrane of embryos in higher vertebrates (especially when covering the head at birth)
caulscaulthe inner membrane of embryos in higher vertebrates (especially when covering the head at birth)
cellscell(biology) the basic structural and functional unit of all organisms; they may exist as independent units of life (as in monads) or may form colonies or tissues as in higher plants and animals
chillschillcoldness due to a cold environment
chyleschylea milky fluid consisting of lymph and emulsified fats; formed in the small intestine during digestion of ingested fats
coilscoila structure consisting of something wound in a continuous series of loops; "a coil of rope"
colescolecoarse curly-leafed cabbage
colscola pass between mountain peaks
coolscoolgreat coolness and composure under strain; "keep your cool"
cowlscowla loose hood or hooded robe (as worn by a monk)
crawlscrawla slow mode of locomotion on hands and knees or dragging the body; "a crawl was all that the injured man could manage"; "the traffic moved at a creep"
creelscreela wicker basket used by anglers to hold fish
cruelscruel(of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering; "a barbarous crime"; "brutal beatings"; "cruel tortures"; "Stalin's roughshod treatment of the kulaks"; "a savage slap"; "vicious kicks"
cullscullthe person or thing that is rejected or set aside as inferior in quality
dahlsdahlsmall highly nutritious seed of the tropical pigeon-pea plant
dalesdalean open river valley (in a hilly area)
dalsdala metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 10 liters
dealsdealthe act of apportioning or distributing something; "the captain was entrusted with the deal of provisions"
dellsdella small wooded hollow
dhalsdhaltropical woody herb with showy yellow flowers and flat pods; much cultivated in the tropics
dholesdholefierce wild dog of the forests of central and southeast Asia that hunts in packs
dillsdillaromatic threadlike foliage of the dill plant used as seasoning
dolesdolemoney received from the state
dollsdolla small replica of a person; used as a toy
dolsdolthe federal department responsible for promoting the working conditions of wage earners in the United States; created in 1913
drawlsdrawla slow speech pattern with prolonged vowels
drillsdrill(military) the training of soldiers to march (as in ceremonial parades) or to perform the manual of arms
droolsdroolsaliva spilling from the mouth
duelsduelany struggle between two skillful opponents (individuals or groups)
DullesDullesUnited States diplomat who (as Secretary of State) pursued a policy of opposition to the USSR by providing aid to American allies (1888-1959)
dullsdullmake less lively or vigorous; "Middle age dulled her appetite for travel"
dwellsdwellthink moodily or anxiously about something
eelseelvoracious snakelike marine or freshwater fishes with smooth slimy usually scaleless skin and having a continuous vertical fin but no ventral fins
ellsellan extension at the end and at right angles to the main building
elsela railway that is powered by electricity and that runs on a track that is raised above the street level
faillesfaillea ribbed woven fabric of silk or rayon or cotton
failsfailget worse; "Her health is declining"
fallsfalla steep descent of the water of a river
FallsFallsa steep descent of the water of a river
feelsfeelmanual stimulation of the genital area for sexual pleasure; "the girls hated it when he tried to sneak a feel"
fellsfellthe act of felling something (as a tree)
filesfilea steel hand tool with small sharp teeth on some or all of its surfaces; used for smoothing wood or metal
fillesfillea young woman; "a young lady of 18"
fillsfilla quantity sufficient to satisfy; "he ate his fill of potatoes"; "she had heard her fill of gossip"
filsfilsa fractional monetary unit in Bahrain and Iraq and Jordan and Kuwait; equal to one thousandth of a dinar
flailsflailan implement consisting of handle with a free swinging stick at the end; used in manual threshing
foalsfoala young horse
foilsfoila light slender flexible sword tipped by a button
foolsfoola person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of
foulsfoulan act that violates the rules of a sport
fowlsfowla domesticated gallinaceous bird thought to be descended from the red jungle fowl
frillsfrillornamental objects of no great value
fuelsfuela substance that can be consumed to produce energy; "more fuel is needed during the winter months"; "they developed alternative fuels for aircraft"
fullsfullthe time when the Moon is fully illuminated; "the moon is at the full"
GaelsGaela Gaelic-speaking Celt in Ireland or Scotland or the Isle of Man
galesgalea strong wind moving 45-90 knots; force 7 to 10 on Beaufort scale
gallsgallthe trait of being rude and impertinent; inclined to take liberties
galsgalalliterative term for girl (or woman)
gaolsgaola correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence)
GaulsGaulan ancient region of western Europe that included what is now northern Italy and France and Belgium and part of Germany and the Netherlands
gelsgela thin translucent membrane used over stage lights for color effects
ghoulsghoulan evil spirit or ghost
gillsgillrespiratory organ of aquatic animals that breathe oxygen dissolved in water
goalsgoala successful attempt at scoring; "the winning goal came with less than a minute left to play"
GrailsGrail(legend) chalice used by Christ at the Last Supper
grillesgrillea framework of metal bars used as a partition or a grate; "he cooked hamburgers on the grill"
grillsgrilla framework of metal bars used as a partition or a grate; "he cooked hamburgers on the grill"
growlsgrowlthe sound of growling (as made by animals)
gruelsgruela thin porridge (usually oatmeal or cornmeal)
guilesguilethe use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them)
gullsgullmostly white aquatic bird having long pointed wings and short legs
hailshailenthusiastic greeting
haleshaleprolific United States writer (1822-1909)
HallsHalla large entrance or reception room or area
HalsHalDutch portrait and genre painter who endowed his portraits with vitality and humor (1580?-1666)
HalsHalsDutch portrait and genre painter who endowed his portraits with vitality and humor (1580?-1666)
haulshaulthe act of drawing or hauling something; "the haul up the hill went very slowly"
healshealprovide a cure for, make healthy again; "The treatment cured the boy's acne"; "The quack pretended to heal patients but never managed to"
heelsheelthe bottom of a shoe or boot; the back part of a shoe or boot that touches the ground and provides elevation
HellsHellnoisy and unrestrained mischief; "raising blazes"
hillshillstructure consisting of an artificial heap or bank usually of earth or stones; "they built small mounds to hide behind"
holesholean opening deliberately made in or through something
howlshowla long loud emotional utterance; "he gave a howl of pain"; "howls of laughter"; "their howling had no effect"
hoyleshoyleEnglish writer on card games (1672-1769)
hullshullthe frame or body of ship
illsillan often persistent bodily disorder or disease; a cause for complaining
islesislea small island
jailsjaila correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence)
jellsjellbecome gelatinous; "the liquid jelled after we added the enzyme"
joulesjouleEnglish physicist who established the mechanical theory of heat and discovered the first law of thermodynamics (1818-1889)
jowlsjowlthe jaw in vertebrates that is hinged to open the mouth
kailskailcoarse curly-leafed cabbage
kaleskalecoarse curly-leafed cabbage
keelskeelone of the main longitudinal beams (or plates) of the hull of a vessel; can extend vertically into the water to provide lateral stability
killskillthe destruction of an enemy plane or ship or tank or missile; "the pilot reported two kills during the mission"
kneelskneelsupporting yourself on your knees
knellsknellthe sound of a bell rung slowly to announce a death or a funeral or the end of something
knollsknolla small natural hill
kohlskohla cosmetic preparation used by women in Egypt and Arabia to darken the edges of their eyelids
kraalskraala pen for livestock in southern Africa
krillskrillshrimp-like planktonic crustaceans; major source of food for e.g. baleen whales
lisleslislea strong tightly twisted cotton thread (usually made of long-staple cotton)
lollslollbe lazy or idle; "Her son is just bumming around all day"
lullslulla period of calm weather; "there was a lull in the storm"
mailsmail(Middle Ages) flexible armor made of interlinked metal rings
malesmalean animal that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that can fertilize female gametes (ova)
mallsmallmercantile establishment consisting of a carefully landscaped complex of shops representing leading merchandisers; usually includes restaurants and a convenient parking area; a modern version of the traditional marketplace; "a good plaza should have a movie house"; "they spent their weekends at the local malls"
MALSMALSa master's degree in library science
maulsmaula heavy long-handled hammer used to drive stakes or wedges
mealsmealcoarsely ground foodstuff; especially seeds of various cereal grasses or pulse
measlesmeaslean acute and highly contagious viral disease marked by distinct red spots followed by a rash; occurs primarily in children
melesmelesin some classifications: type genus of the subfamily Melinae
mewlsmewlcry weakly or softly; "she wailed with pain"
milesmilea footrace extending one mile; "he holds the record in the mile"
millsmillUnited States architect who was the presidentially appointed architect of Washington D.C. (1781-1855)
MillsMillsUnited States architect who was the presidentially appointed architect of Washington D.C. (1781-1855)
milsmilan angular unit used in artillery; equal to 1/6400 of a complete revolution
moilsmoilmoisten or soil; "Her tears moiled the letter"
molesmolesmall velvety-furred burrowing mammal having small eyes and fossorial forefeet
mollsmollthe girlfriend of a gangster
molsmolthe molecular weight of a substance expressed in grams; the basic unit of amount of substance adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites
mulesmulehybrid offspring of a male donkey and a female horse; usually sterile
mullsmullan island in western Scotland in the Inner Hebrides
nailsnaila thin pointed piece of metal that is hammered into materials as a fastener
nilsnila quantity of no importance; "it looked like nothing I had ever seen before"; "reduced to nil all the work we had done"; "we racked up a pathetic goose egg"; "it was all for naught"; "I didn't hear zilch about it"
NoelsNoelperiod extending from Dec. 24 to Jan. 6
nullsnulla quantity of no importance; "it looked like nothing I had ever seen before"; "reduced to nil all the work we had done"; "we racked up a pathetic goose egg"; "it was all for naught"; "I didn't hear zilch about it"
oilsoiloil paint containing pigment that is used by an artist
owlsowlnocturnal bird of prey with hawk-like beak and claws and large head with front-facing eyes
pailspaila roughly cylindrical vessel that is open at the top
palespalea wooden strip forming part of a fence
pallspallhanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window)
palspala close friend who accompanies his buddies in their activities
paulspaul(New Testament) a Christian missionary to the Gentiles; author of several Epistles in the New Testament; even though Paul was not present at the Last Supper he is considered an Apostle; "Paul's name was Saul prior to his conversion to Christianity"
pawlspawla hinged catch that fits into a notch of a ratchet to move a wheel forward or prevent it from moving backward
pealspeala deep prolonged sound (as of thunder or large bells)
peelspeelthe rind of a fruit or vegetable
pelespel(computer science) the smallest discrete component of an image or picture on a CRT screen (usually a colored dot); "the greater the number of pixels per inch the greater the resolution"
PfalzPfalza territory in southwestern Germany formerly ruled by the counts palatine
phylesphylea tribe of ancient Athenians
pilespilea large number or amount; "made lots of new friends"; "she amassed stacks of newspapers"
pilespilisa large number or amount; "made lots of new friends"; "she amassed stacks of newspapers"
pillspilla dose of medicine in the form of a small pellet
polespolea long (usually round) rod of wood or metal or plastic
pollspollthe place where people vote
polspola person active in party politics
poolspoolany of various games played on a pool table having 6 pockets
prowlsprowlthe act of prowling (walking about in a stealthy manner)
pulespulecry weakly or softly; "she wailed with pain"
pullspullthe act of pulling; applying force to move something toward or with you; "the pull up the hill had him breathing harder"; "his strenuous pulling strained his back"
pulspul100 puls equal 1 afghani in Afghanistan
quailsquailsmall gallinaceous game birds
quellsquellsuppress or crush completely; "squelch any sign of dissent"; "quench a rebellion"
quillsquilla stiff hollow protective spine on a porcupine or hedgehog
railsraila bar or pair of parallel bars of rolled steel making the railway along which railroad cars or other vehicles can roll
ralesralea rapid series of short loud sounds (as might be heard with a stethoscope in some types of respiratory disorders); "the death rattle"
reelsreelan American country dance which starts with the couples facing each other in two lines
rielsrielthe basic unit of money in Cambodia; equal to 100 sen
rilesrilemake turbid by stirring up the sediments of
rillsrilla small channel (as one formed by soil erosion)
roilsroilmake turbid by stirring up the sediments of
rolesrolethe actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group; "the function of a teacher"; "the government must do its part"; "play its role"
rollsrollthe act of rolling something (as the ball in bowling)
rulesrulemeasuring stick consisting of a strip of wood or metal or plastic with a straight edge that is used for drawing straight lines and measuring lengths
sailssailan ocean trip taken for pleasure
salessaleincome (at invoice values) received for goods and services over some given period of time
salessalesincome (at invoice values) received for goods and services over some given period of time
saulssaul(New Testament) a Christian missionary to the Gentiles; author of several Epistles in the New Testament; even though Paul was not present at the Last Supper he is considered an Apostle; "Paul's name was Saul prior to his conversion to Christianity"
scalesscalea flattened rigid plate forming part of the body covering of many animals
schoolsschoola building where young people receive education; "the school was built in 1932"; "he walked to school every morning"
scowlsscowla facial expression of dislike or displeasure
scrawlsscrawlpoor handwriting
scrollsscrolla document that can be rolled up (as for storage)
scullssculla racing shell that is propelled by sculls
sealssealany of numerous marine mammals that come on shore to breed; chiefly of cold regions
seelsseelsew up the eyelids of hawks and falcons
sellssellthe activity of persuading someone to buy; "it was a hard sell"
shalesshalea sedimentary rock formed by the deposition of successive layers of clay
shawlsshawlcloak consisting of an oblong piece of cloth used to cover the head and shoulders
shellsshellhard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as arthropods and turtles
shillsshilla decoy who acts as an enthusiastic customer in order to stimulate the participation of others
shoalsshoala large group of fish; "a school of small glittering fish swam by"
shrillsshrillutter a shrill cry
sialssialthe granitelike rocks that form the outermost layer of the earth's crust; rich in silicon and aluminum
sillssillUnited States operatic soprano (born in 1929)
skillsskillability to produce solutions in some problem domain; "the skill of a well-trained boxer"; "the sweet science of pugilism"
skullsskullthe bony skeleton of the head of vertebrates
smallssmalla garment size for a small person
smellssmellthe act of perceiving the odor of something
smilessmilea facial expression characterized by turning up the corners of the mouth; usually shows pleasure or amusement
snailssnailfreshwater or marine or terrestrial gastropod mollusk usually having an external enclosing spiral shell
soilssoilthe geographical area under the jurisdiction of a sovereign state; "American troops were stationed on Japanese soil"
solessoleright-eyed flatfish; many are valued as food; most common in warm seas especially European
solssolthe syllable naming the fifth (dominant) note of any musical scale in solmization
soulssoula human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
spellsspella verbal formula believed to have magical force; "he whispered a spell as he moved his hands"; "inscribed around its base is a charm in Balinese"
spielsspielplausible glib talk (especially useful to a salesperson)
spilesspilea plug used to close a hole in a barrel or flask
spillsspilla sudden drop from an upright position; "he had a nasty spill on the ice"
spoilsspoilthe act of stripping and taking by force
spoolsspoola winder around which thread or tape or film or other flexible materials can be wound
sprawlssprawlan ungainly posture with arms and legs spread about
squallssquallsudden violent winds; often accompanied by precipitation
squillssquillan Old World plant of the genus Scilla having narrow basal leaves and pink or blue or white racemose flowers
stalesstaleurinate, of cattle and horses
stallsstalla farm building for housing horses or other livestock
stealssteala stolen base; an instance in which a base runner advances safely during the delivery of a pitch (without the help of a hit or walk or passed ball or wild pitch)
steelssteelknife sharpener consisting of a ridged steel rod
stelesstelean ancient upright stone slab bearing markings
stelesstelisany of various small tropical American orchids of the genus Stelis having long slender racemes of numerous small to minute flowers
stilesstilean upright that is a member in a door or window frame
stillsstilla plant and works where alcoholic drinks are made by distillation
stolesstolea wide scarf worn about their shoulders by women
stoolsstoola simple seat without a back or arms
strollsstrolla leisurely walk (usually in some public place)
stylesstylea slender bristlelike or tubular process; "a cartilaginous style"
swellsswella crescendo followed by a decrescendo
swillsswillwet feed (especially for pigs) consisting of mostly kitchen waste mixed with water or skimmed or sour milk
taelstaela unit of weight used in east Asia approximately equal to 1.3 ounces
tailstailformalwear consisting of full evening dress for men
tailstailsformalwear consisting of full evening dress for men
talestalea trivial lie; "he told a fib about eating his spinach"; "how can I stop my child from telling stories?"
tealstealany of various small short-necked dabbling river ducks of Europe and America
tellstella Swiss patriot who lived in the early 14th century and who was renowned for his skill as an archer; according to legend an Austrian governor compelled him to shoot an apple from his son's head with his crossbow (which he did successfully without mishap)
ThalesThalesa presocratic Greek philosopher and astronomer (who predicted an eclipse in 585 BC) who was said by Aristotle to be the founder of physical science; he held that all things originated in water (624-546 BC)
thillsthillone of two shafts extending from the body of a cart or carriage on either side of the animal that pulls it
tholestholea holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing
thrallsthrallsomeone held in bondage
thrillsthrillsomething that causes you to experience a sudden intense feeling or sensation; "the thrills of space travel"
tilestilea flat thin rectangular slab (as of fired clay or rubber or linoleum) used to cover surfaces
tillstilla strongbox for holding cash
toilstoilproductive work (especially physical work done for wages); "his labor did not require a great deal of skill"
tolestoleenameled or lacquered metalware (usually gilded and elaborately painted); popular in the 18th century; "the Pennsylvania Dutch tole watering can might be a reproduction but it looks convincing"
tollstollvalue measured by what must be given or done or undergone to obtain something; "the cost in human life was enormous"; "the price of success is hard work"; "what price glory?"
toolstoolthe means whereby some act is accomplished; "my greed was the instrument of my destruction"; "science has given us new tools to fight disease"
touslestousledisarrange or rumple; dishevel; "The strong wind tousled my hair"
trailstraila path or track roughly blazed through wild or hilly country
trawlstrawla conical fishnet dragged through the water at great depths
trillstrilla note that alternates rapidly with another note a semitone above it
trollstrollangling by drawing a baited line through the water
tuillestuillearmor plate that protects the hip and thigh
tullestullea fine (often starched) net used for veils or tutus or gowns
twillstwilla cloth with parallel diagonal lines or ribs
valesvalea long depression in the surface of the land that usually contains a river
vealsvealmeat from a calf
veilsveila garment that covers the head and face
voilesvoilea light semitransparent fabric
volesvoleany of various small mouselike rodents of the family Cricetidae (especially of genus Microtus) having a stout short-tailed body and inconspicuous ears and inhabiting fields or meadows
wailswaila cry of sorrow and grief; "their pitiful laments could be heard throughout the ward"
waleswaleone of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; during Roman times the region was known as Cambria
WalesWalesone of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; during Roman times the region was known as Cambria
waleswalisone of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; during Roman times the region was known as Cambria
wallswallan embankment built around a space for defensive purposes; "they stormed the ramparts of the city"; "they blew the trumpet and the walls came tumbling down"
waulswaulmake high-pitched, whiney noises
wawlswawlmake high-pitched, whiney noises
wealsweala raised mark on the skin (as produced by the blow of a whip); characteristic of many allergic reactions
weilsweilUnited States mathematician (born in France) (1906-1998)
WellesWellesUnited States actor and filmmaker (1915-1985)
wellswellprolific English writer best known for his science-fiction novels; he also wrote on contemporary social problems and wrote popular accounts of history and science (1866-1946)
WellsWellsprolific English writer best known for his science-fiction novels; he also wrote on contemporary social problems and wrote popular accounts of history and science (1866-1946)
whaleswhaleany of the larger cetacean mammals having a streamlined body and breathing through a blowhole on the head
whealswheala raised mark on the skin (as produced by the blow of a whip); characteristic of many allergic reactions
wheelswheela wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedals
whileswhilea period of indeterminate length (usually short) marked by some action or condition; "he was here for a little while"; "I need to rest for a piece"; "a spell of good weather"; "a patch of bad weather"
wholeswholean assemblage of parts that is regarded as a single entity; "how big is that part compared to the whole?"; "the team is a unit"
wileswilethe use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them)
willswillthe capability of conscious choice and decision and intention; "the exercise of their volition we construe as revolt"- George Meredith
woolswoolouter coat of especially sheep and yaks
YalesYalea university in Connecticut
yawlsyawla sailing vessel with two masts; a small mizzen is aft of the rudderpost
yellsyella loud utterance; often in protest or opposition; "the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience"
yowlsyowla very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal); "his bellow filled the hallway"
YulesYuleperiod extending from Dec. 24 to Jan. 6
zealszealprompt willingness; "readiness to continue discussions"; "they showed no eagerness to spread the gospel"; "they disliked his zeal in demonstrating his superiority"; "he tried to explain his forwardness in battle"
zillszillone of a pair of small metallic cymbals worn on the thumb and middle finger; used in belly dancing in rhythm with the dance

Rhymes with 2 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
abelesabelea poplar that is widely cultivated in the United States; has white bark and leaves with whitish undersurfaces
ablesable(usually followed by `to') having the necessary means or skill or know-how or authority to do something; "able to swim"; "she was able to program her computer"; "we were at last able to buy a car"; "able to get a grant for the project"
abseilsabseil(mountaineering) a descent of a vertical cliff or wall made by using a doubled rope that is fixed to a higher point and wrapped around the body
AchillesAchillesa mythical Greek hero of the Iliad; a foremost Greek warrior at the siege of Troy; when he was a baby his mother tried to make him immortal by bathing him in a magical river but the heel by which she held him remained vulnerable--his `Achilles' heel'
acylsacylany group or radical of the form RCO- where R is an organic group; "an example of the acyl group is the acetyl group"
addlesaddlebecome rotten; "addled eggs"
agnailsagnaila loose narrow strip of skin near the base of a fingernail; tearing it produces a painful sore that is easily infected
airfoilsairfoila device that provides reactive force when in motion relative to the surrounding air; can lift or control a plane in flight
airmailsairmaila system of conveying mail by aircraft
aldolsaldolan oily colorless liquid obtained by the condensation of two molecules of acetaldehyde; contains an alcohol group (-OH) and an aldehyde group (-CHO)
alkylsalkylany of a series of univalent groups of the general formula CnH2n+1 derived from aliphatic hydrocarbons
allelesallele(genetics) either of a pair (or series) of alternative forms of a gene that can occupy the same locus on a particular chromosome and that control the same character; "some alleles are dominant over others"
allylsallylthe univalent unsaturated organic radical C3H5; derived from propylene
amblesamblea leisurely walk (usually in some public place)
ampoulesampoulea small bottle that contains a drug (especially a sealed sterile container for injection by needle)
ampulesampulea small bottle that contains a drug (especially a sealed sterile container for injection by needle)
ampulsampula small bottle that contains a drug (especially a sealed sterile container for injection by needle)
amylsamyla hydrocarbon radical that occurs in many organic compounds
anelesaneleadminister an oil or ointment to ; often in a religious ceremony of blessing
angelsangelthe highest waterfall; has more than one leap; flow varies seasonally
anglesanglea biased way of looking at or presenting something
anilsanilshrub of West Indies and South America that is a source of indigo dye
anklesanklea gliding joint between the distal ends of the tibia and fibula and the proximal end of the talus
annalsannala chronological account of events in successive years
annealsannealbring to a desired consistency, texture, or hardness by a process of gradually heating and cooling; "temper glass"
annulsannulcancel officially; "He revoked the ban on smoking"; "lift an embargo"; "vacate a death sentence"
anolesanolesmall arboreal tropical American insectivorous lizards with the ability to change skin color
anthillsanthilla mound of earth made by ants as they dig their nest
anvilsanvila heavy block of iron or steel on which hot metals are shaped by hammering
appallsappallfill with apprehension or alarm; cause to be unpleasantly surprised; "I was horrified at the thought of being late for my interview"; "The news of the executions horrified us"
appalsappalfill with apprehension or alarm; cause to be unpleasantly surprised; "I was horrified at the thought of being late for my interview"; "The news of the executions horrified us"
appealsappeal(law) a legal proceeding in which the appellant resorts to a higher court for the purpose of obtaining a review of a lower court decision and a reversal of the lower court's judgment or the granting of a new trial; "their appeal was denied in the superior court"
applesapplefruit with red or yellow or green skin and sweet to tart crisp whitish flesh
AprilsAprilthe month following March and preceding May
aralesaralesAraceae; Lemnaceae
archilsarchilany of various lecanoras that yield the dye archil
argalsargalwild sheep of semidesert regions in central Asia
argilsargila white clay (especially a white clay used by potters)
argylesargylea sock knitted or woven with an argyle design (usually used in the plural)
argyllsargylla sock knitted or woven with an argyle design (usually used in the plural)
arilsarilfleshy and usually brightly colored cover of some seeds that develops from the ovule stalk and partially or entirely envelopes the seed
armfulsarmfulthe quantity that can be contained in the arms
armholesarmholea hole through which you put your arm and where a sleeve can be attached
assailsassailattack in speech or writing; "The editors of the left-leaning paper attacked the new House Speaker"
assholesassholevulgar slang for anus
assoilsassoilpronounce not guilty of criminal charges; "The suspect was cleared of the murder charges"
astralsastralbeing or relating to or resembling or emanating from stars; "an astral body"; "stellar light"
atelesatelesspider monkeys
atollsatollan island consisting of a circular coral reef surrounding a lagoon
audilesaudileone whose mental imagery is auditory rather than visual or motor
availsavaila means of serving; "of no avail"; "there's no help for it"
awheelsawheeltraveling by wheeled vehicle such as bicycle or automobile e.g.; "the public was awheel"
axilsaxilthe upper angle between an axis and an offshoot such as a branch or leafstalk
axlesaxlea shaft on which a wheel rotates
babblesbabblegibberish resembling the sounds of a baby
BabelsBabela confusion of voices and other sounds
bafflesbafflea flat plate that controls or directs the flow of fluid or energy
bagelsbagel(Yiddish) glazed yeast-raised doughnut-shaped roll with hard crust
bagfulsbagfulthe quantity that a bag will hold; "he ate a large bag of popcorn"
banglesbanglecheap showy jewelry or ornament on clothing
bangtailsbangtaila horse bred for racing
bankrollsbankrolla roll of currency notes (often taken as the resources of a person or business etc.); "he shot his roll on a bob-tailed nag"
barbellsbarbella bar to which heavy discs are attached at each end; used in weightlifting
barbelsbarbelslender tactile process on the jaws of a fish
barrelsbarrelthe amount that many barrels might hold
basculesbasculea structure or device in which one end is counterbalanced by the other (on the principle of the seesaw)
basilsbasilleaves of the common basil; used fresh or dried
bastillesbastillea jail or prison (especially one that is run in a tyrannical manner)
batfowlsbatfowlcatch birds by temporarily blinding them
battlesbattlean energetic attempt to achieve something; "getting through the crowd was a real struggle"; "he fought a battle for recognition"
baublesbaublecheap showy jewelry or ornament on clothing
beadlesbeadlea minor parish official who serves a ceremonial function
beaglesbeaglea small short-legged smooth-coated breed of hound
beanballsbeanballa baseball deliberately thrown at the batter's head
BeatlesBeatlesa rock group from Liverpool who between 1962 and 1970 produced a variety of hit songs and albums (most of them written by Paul McCartney and John Lennon)
bedrollsbedrollbedding rolled up for carrying
beetlesbeetleinsect having biting mouthparts and front wings modified to form horny covers overlying the membranous rear wings
befallsbefallhappen, occur, or be the case in the course of events or by chance; "It happens that today is my birthday"; "These things befell" (Santayana)
befoolsbefoolfool or hoax; "The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone"; "You can't fool me!"
befoulsbefoulspot, stain, or pollute; "The townspeople defiled the river by emptying raw sewage into it"
beguilesbeguileattract; cause to be enamored; "She captured all the men's hearts"
beigelsbeigel(Yiddish) glazed yeast-raised doughnut-shaped roll with hard crust
bellpullsbellpulla handle or cord that is pulled to ring a doorbell or a servant's bell etc.
BengalsBengala region whose eastern part is now Bangladesh and whose western part is included in India
benzolsbenzola colorless liquid hydrocarbon; highly inflammable; carcinogenic; the simplest of the aromatic compounds
benzylsbenzylthe univalent radical derived from toluene
berylsberylthe chief source of beryllium; colored transparent varieties are valued as gems
betelsbetelAsian pepper plant whose dried leaves are chewed with betel nut (seed of the betel palm) by southeast Asians
bethelsbethela house of worship (especially one for sailors)
bevelsbevela hand tool consisting of two rules that are hinged together so you can draw or measure angles of any size
bewailsbewailregret strongly; "I deplore this hostile action"; "we lamented the loss of benefits"
bezelsbezela sloping edge on a cutting tool
BiblesBiblea book regarded as authoritative in its field
binglesbinglea base hit on which the batter stops safely at first base
birdcallsbirdcalla device for imitating a birdcall
blackballsblackballthe act of excluding someone by a negative vote or veto
blackmailsblackmailextortion of money by threats to divulge discrediting information
blackpollsblackpollNorth American warbler having a black-and-white head
blacktailsblacktailmule deer of western Rocky Mountains
blowballsblowballany of several herbs of the genus Taraxacum having long tap roots and deeply notched leaves and bright yellow flowers followed by fluffy seed balls
blowholesblowholea hole for the escape of gas or air
bluebellsbluebellperennial of northern hemisphere with slender stems and bell-shaped blue flowers
bluebillsbluebilldiving ducks of North America having a bluish-grey bill
bluegillsbluegillimportant edible sunfish of eastern and central United States
boatbillsboatbilltropical American heron related to night herons
bobblesbobblethe momentary juggling of a batted or thrown baseball; "the second baseman made a bobble but still had time to throw the runner out"
bobtailsbobtaillarge sheepdog with a profuse shaggy bluish-grey-and-white coat and short tail; believed to trace back to the Roman occupation of Britain
bogglesboggleovercome with amazement; "This boggles the mind!"
bombshellsbombshellan explosive bomb or artillery shell
boodlesboodlea gambling card game in which chips are placed on the ace and king and queen and jack of separate suits (taken from a separate deck); a player plays the lowest card of a suit in his hand and successively higher cards are played until the sequence stops; the player who plays a card matching one in the layout wins all the chips on that card
bookstallsbookstalla shop where books are sold
BorstalsBorstalformerly a British reform school for youths considered too young to send to prison
BoswellsBoswella devoted admirer and recorder of another's words and deeds
bottlesbottlea glass or plastic vessel used for storing drinks or other liquids; typically cylindrical without handles and with a narrow neck that can be plugged or capped
bouclesbouclea fabric of uneven yarn that has an uneven knobby effect
bowelsbowelthe center of the Earth
bowlfulsbowlfulthe quantity contained in a bowl
boxfulsboxfulthe quantity contained in a box; "he gave her a box of chocolates"
brabblesbrabbleargue over petty things; "Let's not quibble over pennies"
bradawlsbradawlan awl for making small holes for brads or small screws
bramblesbrambleany of various rough thorny shrubs or vines
brasilsbrasilthe largest Latin American country and the largest Portuguese speaking country in the world; located in the central and northeastern part of South America; world's leading coffee exporter
brattlesbrattlemake a rattling sound; "clattering dishes"
brazilsbrazilthree-sided tropical American nut with white oily meat and hard brown shell
bricklesbricklehaving little elasticity; hence easily cracked or fractured or snapped; "brittle bones"; "glass is brittle"; "`brickle' and `brickly' are dialectal"
bricolesbricolean engine that provided medieval artillery used during sieges; a heavy war engine for hurling large stones and other missiles
bridalsbridalarchaic terms for a wedding or wedding feast
bridlesbridlethe act of restraining power or action or limiting excess; "his common sense is a bridle to his quick temper"
brindlesbrindlehaving a grey or brown streak or a pattern or a patchy coloring; used especially of the patterned fur of cats
brinjalsbrinjalhairy upright herb native to southeastern Asia but widely cultivated for its large glossy edible fruit commonly used as a vegetable
bristlesbristlea stiff hair
bristolsbristolan industrial city and port in southwestern England near the mouth of the River Avon
brittlesbrittlecaramelized sugar cooled in thin sheets
broadbillsbroadbillsmall birds of the Old World tropics having bright plumage and short wide bills
broadtailsbroadtailhardy coarse-haired sheep of central Asia; lambs are valued for their soft curly black fur
brothelsbrothela building where prostitutes are available
BrusselsBrusselsthe capital and largest city of Belgium; seat of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization
BruxellesBruxellesthe capital and largest city of Belgium; seat of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization
BryalesBryalescategory used in some classification systems for mosses having the spore case separated from the capsule wall by a hollow intercellular space
bubblesbubblea dome-shaped covering made of transparent glass or plastic
bucklesbucklefastener that fastens together two ends of a belt or strap; often has loose prong
buglesbuglea brass instrument without valves; used for military calls and fanfares
bulbilsbulbilsmall bulb or bulb-shaped growth arising from the leaf axil or in the place of flowers
bulbulsbulbulnightingale spoken of in Persian poetry
bumblesbumblespeak haltingly; "The speaker faltered when he saw his opponent enter the room"
bundlesbundlea package of several things tied together for carrying or storing
bungholesbungholea hole in a barrel or cask; used to fill or empty it
bunglesbunglean embarrassing mistake
buntalsbuntalfine white Philippine fiber from stalks of unopened leaves of talipot palms; used in making hats
burblesburbleflow in an irregular current with a bubbling noise; "babbling brooks"
burglesburglecommit a burglary; enter and rob a dwelling
bushelsbushela United States dry measure equal to 4 pecks or 2152.42 cubic inches
bustlesbustlea rapid active commotion
butylsbutyla hydrocarbon radical (C4H9)
cabalscabala plot to carry out some harmful or illegal act (especially a political plot)
cablescablea very strong thick rope made of twisted hemp or steel wire
cacklescacklea loud laugh suggestive of a hen's cackle
cagoulescagoulelightweight parka; waterproof
cajolescajoleinfluence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering; "He palavered her into going along"
camailscamaila medieval hood of mail suspended from a basinet to protect the head and neck
camelscamelcud-chewing mammal used as a draft or saddle animal in desert regions
campstoolscampstoola folding stool
canalscanallong and narrow strip of water made for boats or for irrigation
cancelscancela notation cancelling a previous sharp or flat
candlescandlestick of wax with a wick in the middle
canfulscanfulthe quantity contained in a can
cantlescantlethe back of a saddle seat
capfulscapfulthe quantity that a cap will hold
capsulescapsulea pill in the form of a small rounded gelatinous container with medicine inside
carfulscarfulthe quantity that a car will hold
carolscarola joyful song (usually celebrating the birth of Christ)
carpalscarpalany of the eight small bones of the wrist of primates
carpelscarpela simple pistil or one element of a compound pistil
carrellscarrellsmall individual study area in a library
carrelscarrelsmall individual study area in a library
CartelsCartela consortium of independent organizations formed to limit competition by controlling the production and distribution of a product or service; "they set up the trust in the hope of gaining a monopoly"
cartwheelscartwheelacrobatic revolutions with the body turned sideways and the arms and legs outstretched like the spokes of a wheel
CasalsCasalsan outstanding Spanish cellist noted for his interpretation of Bach's cello suites (1876-1973)
castlescastleinterchanging the positions of the king and a rook
catcallscatcalla cry expressing disapproval
catchallscatchallan enclosure or receptacle for odds and ends
catskillscatskillsa range of the Appalachians to the west of the Hudson in southeastern New York; includes many popular resort areas
cattailscattailtall erect herbs with sword-shaped leaves; cosmopolitan in fresh and salt marshes
causalscausalinvolving or constituting a cause; causing; "a causal relationship between scarcity and higher prices"
cavilscavilan evasion of the point of an argument by raising irrelevant distinctions or objections
centalscentala United States unit of weight equivalent to 100 pounds
centilescentile(statistics) any of the 99 numbered points that divide an ordered set of scores into 100 parts each of which contains one-hundredth of the total
centralscentrala workplace that serves as a telecommunications facility where lines from telephones can be connected together to permit communication
cesspoolscesspoola covered cistern; waste water and sewage flow into it
chancelschancelarea around the altar of a church for the clergy and choir; often enclosed by a lattice or railing
chandelleschandellea flight maneuver consisting of a steep climbing turn executed to gain altitude while changing direction
channelschannelofficial routes of communication; "you have to go through channels"
chapelschapela service conducted in a place of worship that has its own altar; "he was late for chapel"
charalescharalessmall order of macroscopic fresh and brackish water algae with a distinct axis: stoneworts
charcoalscharcoala stick of black carbon material used for drawing
charnelscharnela vault or building where corpses or bones are deposited
chattelschattelpersonal as opposed to real property; any tangible movable property (furniture or domestic animals or a car etc)
chenilleschenillea heavy fabric woven with chenille cord; used in rugs and bedspreads
chervilschervilfresh ferny parsley-like leaves used as a garnish with chicken and veal and omelets and green salads and spinach
chicleschiclegum-like substance from the sapodilla
chileschilevery hot and finely tapering pepper of special pungency
chiselschiselan edge tool with a flat steel blade with a cutting edge
chondruleschondrulesmall granule (of e.g. chrysolite) found in some meteoric rocks
choraleschoralea stately Protestant (especially Lutheran) hymn tune
choralschorala stately Protestant (especially Lutheran) hymn tune
chordeileschordeilesa genus of Caprimulgidae
chortleschortlea soft partly suppressed laugh
chuckholeschuckholea pit or hole produced by wear or weathering (especially in a road surface)
chuckleschucklea soft partly suppressed laugh
chunnelschunnelthe railroad tunnel between France and England under the English Channel
circlescirclemovement once around a course; "he drove an extra lap just for insurance"
citolescitolea 16th century musical instrument resembling a guitar with a pear-shaped soundbox and wire strings
clamshellsclamshellthe shell of a clam
coalscoala hot fragment of wood or coal that is left from a fire and is glowing or smoldering
coattailscoattailthe loose back flap of a coat that hangs below the waist
cobblescobblerectangular paving stone with curved top; once used to make roads
COBOLsCOBOLcommon business-oriented language
cocklescocklecommon edible, burrowing European bivalve mollusk that has a strong, rounded shell with radiating ribs
cocktailscocktailan appetizer served as a first course at a meal
coddlescoddlecook in nearly boiling water; "coddle eggs"
coequalscoequalhaving the same standing before the law
coevalscoevalall the people living at the same time or of approximately the same age
cogglescogglemove unsteadily; "His knees wobbled"; "The old cart wobbled down the street"
cogwheelscogwheela toothed wheel that engages another toothed mechanism in order to change the speed or direction of transmitted motion
comalscomalof certain seeds (such as cotton) having a tuft or tufts of hair; "comate (or comose) seeds"; "a comal tuft"
compelscompelforce somebody to do something; "We compel all students to fill out this form"
compilescompileput together out of existing material; "compile a list"
concealsconcealprevent from being seen or discovered; "Muslim women hide their faces"; "hide the money"
condolescondoleexpress one's sympathetic grief, on the occasion of someone's death; "You must condole the widow"
condylescondylea round bump on a bone where it forms a joint with another bone
congealscongealbecome gelatinous; "the liquid jelled after we added the enzyme"
consolesconsolehousing for electronic instruments, as radio or television
consulsconsula diplomat appointed by a government to protect its commercial interests and help its citizens in a foreign country
contrailscontrailan artificial cloud created by an aircraft; caused either by condensation due to the reduction in air pressure above the wing surface or by water vapor in the engine exhaust
controlscontrolthe activity of managing or exerting control over something; "the control of the mob by the police was admirable"
copalscopala brittle aromatic resin used in varnishes
coquillescoquillea dish in the form of a scallop shell
coralscoralmarine colonial polyp characterized by a calcareous skeleton; masses in a variety of shapes often forming reefs
corbelscorbel(architecture) a triangular bracket of brick or stone (usually of slight extent)
cornelscornela tree of shrub of the genus Cornus often having showy bracts resembling flowers
cornmealscornmealcoarsely ground corn
corralscorrala pen for cattle
costalscostalof or relating to or near a rib
coucalscoucalOld World ground-living cuckoo having a long dagger-like hind claw
councilscouncila meeting of people for consultation; "emergency council"
counselscounselsomething that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action
couplescouplea pair who associate with one another; "the engaged couple"; "an inseparable twosome"
cowbellscowbella bell hung around the neck of cow so that the cow can be easily located
cracklescrackleglazed china with a network of fine cracks on the surface
cradlescradlea baby bed with sides and rockers
crenelscrenela notch or open space between two merlons in a crenelated battlement
CreolesCreolea mother tongue that originates from contact between two languages
cresolscresolany of three poisonous colorless isomeric phenols; derived from coal or wood tar; used as a disinfectant
cringlescringlefastener consisting of a metal ring for lining a small hole to permit the attachment of cords or lines
crinklescrinklea slight depression in the smoothness of a surface; "his face has many lines"; "ironing gets rid of most wrinkles"
cripplescripplesomeone who is unable to walk normally because of an injury or disability to the legs or back
crossbillscrossbillfinch with a bill whose tips cross when closed
crotalscrotalany of several lichens of the genus Parmelia from which reddish brown or purple dyes are made
crottlescrottleany of several lichens of the genus Parmelia from which reddish brown or purple dyes are made
crumblescrumblefall into decay or ruin; "The unoccupied house started to decay"
crumplescrumplebecome wrinkled or crumpled or creased; "This fabric won't wrinkle"
crystalscrystala protective cover that protects the face of a watch
cuddlescuddlea close and affectionate (and often prolonged) embrace
cudgelscudgela club that is used as a weapon
cupelscupela small porous bowl made of bone ash used in assaying to separate precious metals from e.g. lead
cupfulscupfulthe quantity a cup will hold; "he drank a cup of coffee"; "he borrowed a cup of sugar"
cupulescupulea sucker on the feet of certain flies
curdlescurdleturn from a liquid to a solid mass; "his blood curdled"
curtailscurtailplace restrictions on; "curtail drinking in school"
curtalscurtal(obsolete) cut short; "a dog with a curtal tail"
cuttlescuttleten-armed oval-bodied cephalopod with narrow fins as long as the body and a large calcareous internal shell
cyclescyclea wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedals
cymbalscymbala percussion instrument consisting of a concave brass disk; makes a loud crashing sound when hit with a drumstick or when two are struck together
dabblesdabblebob forward and under so as to feed off the bottom of a body of water; "dabbling ducks"
dactylsdactyla finger or toe in human beings or corresponding body part in other vertebrates
damselsdamsela young unmarried woman
dandlesdandlepet; "the grandfather dandled the small child"
danglesdanglecause to dangle or hang freely; "He dangled the ornaments from the Christmas tree"
dapplesdapplea small contrasting part of something; "a bald spot"; "a leopard's spots"; "a patch of clouds"; "patches of thin ice"; "a fleck of red"
darnelsdarnelweedy annual grass often occurs in grainfields and other cultivated land; seeds sometimes considered poisonous
dawdlesdawdlehang (back) or fall (behind) in movement, progress, development, etc.
dazzlesdazzlebrightness enough to blind partially and temporarily
decalsdecaleither a design that is fixed to some surface or a paper bearing the design which is to be transferred to the surface
decilesdecile(statistics) any of nine points that divided a distribution of ranked scores into equal intervals where each interval contains one-tenth of the scores
decklesdeckle(paper making) a frame used to form paper pulp into sheets
defilesdefilea narrow pass (especially one between mountains)
dentalsdentala consonant articulated with the tip of the tongue near the gum ridge
derailsderailrun off or leave the rails; "the train derailed because a cow was standing on the tracks"
descalesdescaleremove the scales from; "scale fish"
despoilsdespoildestroy and strip of its possession; "The soldiers raped the beautiful country"
detailsdetailtrue confidential information; "after the trial he gave us the real details"
devilsdevila word used in exclamations of confusion; "what the devil"; "the deuce with it"; "the dickens you say"
dialsdialthe face of a timepiece; graduated to show the hours
dibblesdibblea wooden hand tool with a pointed end; used to make holes in the ground for planting seeds or bulbs
diddlesdiddlemanipulate manually or in one's mind or imagination; "She played nervously with her wedding ring"; "Don't fiddle with the screws"; "He played with the idea of running for the Senate"
dieselsdieselan internal-combustion engine that burns heavy oil
dimplesdimplea small natural hollow in the cheek or chin; "His dimple appeared whenever he smiled"
dinglesdinglea small wooded hollow
diolsdiolany of a class of alcohols having 2 hydroxyl groups in each molecule
dipolesdipolean aerial half a wavelength long consisting of two rods connected to a transmission line at the center
dishfulsdishfulthe quantity that a dish will hold; "they served me a dish of rice"
dismalsdismalcausing 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"
dispelsdispelforce to go away; used both with concrete and metaphoric meanings; "Drive away potential burglars"; "drive away bad thoughts"; "dispel doubts"; "The supermarket had to turn back many disappointed customers"
distillsdistillgive off (a liquid); "The doctor distilled a few drops of disinfectant onto the wound"
distilsdistilgive off (a liquid); "The doctor distilled a few drops of disinfectant onto the wound"
doddlesdoddlean easy task
donglesdongle(computer science) an electronic device that must be attached to a computer in order for it to use protected software
doodlesdoodlean aimless drawing
doorbellsdoorbella push button at an outer door that gives a ringing or buzzing signal when pushed
doornailsdoornaila nail with a large head; formerly used to decorate doors
doorsillsdoorsillthe sill of a door; a horizontal piece of wood or stone that forms the bottom of a doorway and offers support when passing through a doorway
dorsalsdorsalfacing away from the axis of an organ or organism; "the abaxial surface of a leaf is the underside or side facing away from the stem"
dossalsdossalan ornamental hanging of rich fabric hung behind the altar of a church or at the sides of a chancel
dosselsdosselan ornamental hanging of rich fabric hung behind the altar of a church or at the sides of a chancel
dottlesdottlethe residue of partially burnt tobacco left caked in the bowl of a pipe after smoking
doublesdoubletennis played with two players on each side
dowelsdowela fastener that is inserted into holes in two adjacent pieces and holds them together
downfallsdownfallfailure that results in a loss of position or reputation
downhillsdownhilla ski race down a trail
dribblesdribblethe propulsion of a ball by repeated taps or kicks
drivelsdrivelsaliva spilling from the mouth
drizzlesdrizzlevery light rain; stronger than mist but less than a shower
drywallsdrywalla wide flat board used to cover walls or partitions; made from plaster or wood pulp or other materials and used primarily to form the interior walls of houses
dualsduala grammatical number category referring to two items or units as opposed to one item (singular) or more than two items (plural); "ancient Greek had the dual form but it has merged with the plural form in modern Greek"
duckbillsduckbillsmall densely furred aquatic monotreme of Australia and Tasmania having a broad bill and tail and webbed feet; only species in the family Ornithorhynchidae
ductulesductulea very small duct
duffelsduffela coarse heavy woolen fabric
dufflesdufflea coarse heavy woolen fabric
dulsedulsecoarse edible red seaweed
dumbbellsdumbbellan exercising weight; two spheres connected by a short bar that serves as a handle
dunghillsdunghilla heap of dung or refuse
dwindlesdwindlebecome smaller or lose substance; "Her savings dwindled down"
eagleseagleany of various large keen-sighted diurnal birds of prey noted for their broad wings and strong soaring flight
earfulsearfula severe scolding
easelseaselan upright tripod for displaying something (usually an artist's canvas)
EcclesEcclesAustralian physiologist noted for his research on the conduction of impulses by nerve cells (1903-1997)
eggshellseggshellthe exterior covering of a bird's egg
ElulsElulthe twelfth month of the civil year; the sixth month of the ecclesiastical year in the Jewish calendar (in August and September)
emailsemail(computer science) a system of world-wide electronic communication in which a computer user can compose a message at one terminal that can be regenerated at the recipient's terminal when the recipient logs in; "you cannot send packages by electronic mail"
e-mailse-mail(computer science) a system of world-wide electronic communication in which a computer user can compose a message at one terminal that can be regenerated at the recipient's terminal when the recipient logs in; "you cannot send packages by electronic mail"
embroilsembroilforce into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action; "They were swept up by the events"; "don't drag me into this business"
empalesempalepierce with a sharp stake or point; "impale a shrimp on a skewer"
EngelsEngelssocialist who wrote the Communist Manifesto with Karl Marx in 1848 (1820-1895)
enolsenolan organic compound that contains a hydroxyl group bonded to a carbon atom which in turn is doubly bonded to another carbon atom
enrollsenrollregister formally as a participant or member; "The party recruited many new members"
enrolsenrolregister formally as a participant or member; "The party recruited many new members"
ensilesensilestore in a silo; "ensile fodder for the cows"
entailsentailthe act of entailing property; the creation of a fee tail from a fee simple
enthrallsenthrallhold spellbound
enthralsenthralhold spellbound
entrailsentrailinternal organs collectively (especially those in the abdominal cavity); "`viscera' is the plural form of `viscus'"
equalsequala person who is of equal standing with another in a group
ethylsethylthe univalent hydrocarbon radical C2H5 derived from ethane by the removal of one hydrogen atom
evilsevilmorally objectionable behavior
excelsexceldistinguish oneself; "She excelled in math"
exhalesexhaleexpel air; "Exhale when you lift the weight"
exilesexilethe act of expelling a person from their native land; "men in exile dream of hope"; "his deportation to a penal colony"; "the expatriation of wealthy farmers"; "the sentence was one of transportation for life"
expelsexpeleliminate (a substance); "combustion products are exhausted in the engine"; "the plant releases a gas"
extolsextolpraise, glorify, or honor; "extol the virtues of one's children"; "glorify one's spouse's cooking"
fablesfablea story about mythical or supernatural beings or events
facialsfacialcare for the face that usually involves cleansing and massage and the application of cosmetic creams
FagalesFagalesan order of dicotyledonous trees of the subclass Hamamelidae
faithfulsfaithfula group of people who adhere to a common faith and habitually attend a given church
fallalsfallalcheap showy jewelry or ornament on clothing
falsefalse(used especially of persons) not dependable in devotion or affection; unfaithful; "a false friend"; "when lovers prove untrue"
fantailsfantailan overhang consisting of the fan-shaped part of the deck extending aft of the sternpost of a ship
fardelsfardela burden (figuratively in the form of a bundle)
farfallesfarfallepasta shaped with scalloped edges and pinched in the middle, suggestive of a bow tie
fastballsfastball(baseball) a pitch thrown with maximum velocity; "he swung late on the fastball"; "he showed batters nothing but smoke"
faucalsfaucalof or relating to the fauces
femalesfemalean animal that produces gametes (ova) that can be fertilized by male gametes (spermatozoa)
fennelsfennelfennel seeds are ground and used as a spice or as an ingredient of a spice mixture
ferrulesferrulea metal cap or band placed on a wooden pole to prevent splitting
ferulesferulea switch (a stick or cane or flat paddle) used to punish children
festalsfestaloffering fun and gaiety; "a festive (or festal) occasion"; "gay and exciting night life"; "a merry evening"
fettlesfettlea state of fitness and good health; "in fine fettle"
fibrilsfibrila very slender natural or synthetic fiber
fiddlesfiddlebowed stringed instrument that is the highest member of the violin family; this instrument has four strings and a hollow body and an unfretted fingerboard and is played with a bow
finalesfinalethe concluding part of any performance
finalsfinalan examination administered at the end of an academic term
fipplesfipplea wooden plug forming a flue pipe (as the mouthpiece of a recorder)
fiscalsfiscalinvolving financial matters; "fiscal responsibility"
fishbowlsfishbowla transparent bowl in which small fish are kept
fishtailsfishtailslow down by moving the tail sideways; "The airplane fishtailed on the runway"
fistfulsfistfulthe quantity that can be held in the hand
fizzlesfizzlea complete failure; "the play was a dismal flop"
flagpolesflagpolea tall staff or pole on which a flag is raised
flannelsflannela soft light woolen fabric; used for clothing
flocculesflocculea small loosely aggregated mass of flocculent material suspended in or precipitated from a liquid
floralsfloralresembling or made of or suggestive of flowers; "an unusual floral design"
flywheelsflywheelregulator consisting of a heavy wheel that stores kinetic energy and smooths the operation of a reciprocating engine
foiblesfoiblethe weaker part of a sword's blade from the forte to the tip
folktalesfolktalea tale circulated by word of mouth among the common folk
fondlesfondletouch or stroke lightly in a loving or endearing manner; "He caressed her face"; "They fondled in the back seat of the taxi"
footballsfootballany of various games played with a ball (round or oval) in which two teams try to kick or carry or propel the ball into each other's goal
footfallsfootfallthe sound of a step of someone walking; "he heard footsteps on the porch"
foothillsfoothilla relatively low hill on the lower slope of a mountain
footlesfootleact foolishly, as by talking nonsense
footstallsfootstallan architectural support or base (as for a column or statue)
footstoolsfootstoola low seat or a stool to rest the feet of a seated person
footwallsfootwallthe lower wall of an inclined fault
foresailsforesailthe lowest sail on the foremast of a square-rigged vessel
forestallsforestallkeep from happening or arising; make impossible; "My sense of tact forbids an honest answer"; "Your role in the projects precludes your involvement in the competitive project"
foretellsforetellindicate by signs; "These signs bode bad news"
formalsformala gown for evening wear
formolsformola 10% solution of formaldehyde in water; used as a disinfectant or to preserve biological specimens
fossilsfossilthe remains (or an impression) of a plant or animal that existed in a past geological age and that has been excavated from the soil
foxholesfoxholea small dugout with a pit for individual shelter against enemy fire
foxtailsfoxtailgrasses of the genera Alopecurus and Setaria having dense silky or bristly brushlike flowering spikes
fractalsfractal(mathematics) a geometric pattern that is repeated at every scale and so cannot be represented by classical geometry
frazzlesfrazzlea state of extreme exhaustion; "he was worn to a frazzle"
frecklesfrecklea small brownish spot (of the pigment melanin) on the skin
freestylesfreestylea race (as in swimming) in which each contestant has a free choice of the style to use
freewheelsfreewheela clutch (as on the rear wheel of a bicycle) that allows wheels to turn freely (as in coasting)
fresnelsfresnelFrench physicist who invented polarized light and invented the Fresnel lens (1788-1827)
frijolesfrijolthe common bean plant grown for the beans rather than the pods (especially a variety with large red kidney-shaped beans)
frijolesfrijoleMexican bean; usually dried
frivolsfrivolact frivolously
frizzlesfrizzlefry something until it curls and becomes crisp
frontalsfrontalthe face or front of a building
fucalesfucalescoextensive with the family Fucaceae
fuddlesfuddlea confused multitude of things
fulfillsfulfillfill or meet a want or need
fulfilsfulfilfill or meet a want or need
fumblesfumble(sports) dropping the ball
fungalsfungalof or relating to fungi
funnelsfunnel(nautical) smokestack consisting of a shaft for ventilation or the passage of smoke (especially the smokestack of a ship)
fusilsfusila light flintlock musket
gabblesgabblerapid and indistinct speech
gablesgablethe vertical triangular wall between the sloping ends of gable roof
gaffsailsgaffsaila quadrilateral fore-and-aft sail suspended from a gaff
gagglesgagglea flock of geese
gamblesgamblea risky act or venture
gambolsgambolgay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement; "it was all done in play"; "their frolic in the surf threatened to become ugly"
gambrelsgambrela gable roof with two slopes on each side and the lower slope being steeper
garblesgarblemake false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story
garboilsgarboila state of commotion and noise and confusion
garglesgarglethe sound produced while gargling
gargoylesgargoylean ornament consisting of a grotesquely carved figure of a person or animal
gavelsgavela small mallet used by a presiding officer or a judge
gayalsgayalox of southeast Asia sometimes considered a domesticated breed of the gaur
gazellesgazellesmall swift graceful antelope of Africa and Asia having lustrous eyes
gemmulesgemmulethe physically discrete element that Darwin proposed as responsible for heredity
GentilesGentilea Christian; "Christians refer to themselves as gentiles"
gentlesgentlestroke soothingly
gerbillesgerbillesmall Old World burrowing desert rodent with long soft pale fur and hind legs adapted for leaping
gerbilsgerbilsmall Old World burrowing desert rodent with long soft pale fur and hind legs adapted for leaping
gigglesgigglea foolish or nervous laugh
gildhallsgildhallthe meeting place of a medieval guild
gimelsgimelthe 3rd letter of the Hebrew alphabet
ginkgoalesginkgoalescoextensive with the family Ginkgoaceae: plants that first appeared in the Permian and now represented by a single surviving species; often included in Coniferales
girdlesgirdlea woman's close-fitting foundation garment
glassfulsglassfulthe quantity a glass will hold
globulesglobulea small globe or ball
glycolsglycolany of a class of alcohols having 2 hydroxyl groups in each molecule
gnetalesgnetaleschiefly tropical or xerophytic woody plants; practically unknown as fossils but considered close to the ancestral line of angiosperms
gobblesgobblethe characteristic sound made by a turkey cock
GoebbelsGoebbelsGerman propaganda minister in Nazi Germany who persecuted the Jews (1897-1945)
GoethalsGoethalsUnited States army officer and engineer who supervised the construction of the Panama Canal (1858-1928)
gogglesgoggletight-fitting spectacles worn to protect the eyes
goodwillsgoodwilla disposition to kindness and compassion; "the victor's grace in treating the vanquished"
goofballsgoofballa person who amuses others by ridiculous behavior
googolsgoogola cardinal number represented as 1 followed by 100 zeros (ten raised to the power of a hundred)
goralsgoralsmall goat antelope with small conical horns; of southern Asian mountains
GospelsGospelthe four books in the New Testament (Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John) that tell the story of Christ's life and teachings
gracilesgracileslender and graceful
gracklesgracklelong-tailed American blackbird having iridescent black plumage
granulesgranulea tiny grain
grapnelsgrapnela light anchor for small boats
grapplesgrapplethe act of engaging in close hand-to-hand combat; "they had a fierce wrestle"; "we watched his grappling and wrestling with the bully"
gravelsgravelrock fragments and pebbles
greenmailsgreenmail(corporation) the practice of purchasing enough shares in a firm to threaten a takeover and thereby forcing the owners to buy those shares back at a premium in order to stay in business
griddlesgriddlecooking utensil consisting of a flat heated surface (as on top of a stove) on which food is cooked
grisaillesgrisaillechiaroscuro painting or stained glass etc., in shades of grey imitating the effect of relief
gristlesgristletough elastic tissue; mostly converted to bone in adults
gristmillsgristmilla mill for grinding grain (especially the customer's own grain)
grizzlesgrizzlea grey wig
gromwellsgromwellEuropean perennial branching plant; occurs in hedgerows and at the edge of woodlands
groundselsgroundselEurasian weed with heads of small yellow flowers
grovelsgrovelshow submission or fear
grumblesgrumblea complaint uttered in a low and indistinct tone
gruntlesgruntlecause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of; "She managed to mollify the angry customer"
guardrailsguardraila railing placed alongside a stairway or road for safety
guayulesguayulemuch-branched subshrub with silvery leaves and small white flowers of Texas and northern Mexico; cultivated as a source of rubber
gugglesguggledrink from a flask with a gurgling sound
guildhallsguildhallthe hall of a guild or corporation
gumboilsgumboila boil or abscess on the gums
gunnelsgunnelsmall eellike fishes common in shallow waters of the northern Atlantic
gunwalesgunwalewale at the top of the side of boat; topmost planking of a wooden vessel
gurglesgurglethe bubbling sound of water flowing from a bottle with a narrow neck
guttlesguttleeat greedily; "he devoured three sandwiches"
guzzlesguzzledrink greedily or as if with great thirst; "The boys guzzled the cheap vodka"
hackleshacklea feeling of anger and animosity; "having one's hackles or dander up"
haggleshagglean instance of intense argument (as in bargaining)
hairballshairballa compact mass of hair that forms in the alimentary canal (especially in the stomach of animals as a result of licking fur)
hairstyleshairstylethe arrangement of the hair (especially a woman's hair)
halalshalal(Islam) meat from animals that have been slaughtered in the prescribed way according to the shariah
HallelsHallel(Judaism) a chant of praise (Psalms 113 through 118) used at Passover and Shabuoth and Sukkoth and Hanukkah and Rosh Hodesh
handballshandballa game played in a walled court or against a single wall by two or four players who strike a rubber ball with their hands
handbellshandbella bell that is held in the hand
handbillshandbillan advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution; "he mailed the circular to all subscribers"
handfulshandfulthe quantity that can be held in the hand
handleshandlethe appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it; "he grabbed the hammer by the handle"; "it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip"
handrailshandraila railing at the side of a staircase or balcony to prevent people from falling
handwheelshandwheelcontrol consisting of a wheel whose rim serves as the handle by which a part is operated
hangnailshangnaila loose narrow strip of skin near the base of a fingernail; tearing it produces a painful sore that is easily infected
hardballshardballbaseball as distinguished from softball
hasselshasselNorwegian chemist noted for his research on organic molecules (1897-1981)
hassleshassledisorderly fighting
hatchelshatchela comb for separating flax fibers
hatfulshatfulas many or as much as a hat will hold
hawkbillshawkbillpugnacious tropical sea turtle with a hawk-like beak; source of food and the best tortoiseshell
hawksbillshawksbillpugnacious tropical sea turtle with a hawk-like beak; source of food and the best tortoiseshell
hazelshazela shade of brown that is yellowish or reddish; it is a greenish shade of brown when used to describe the color of someone's eyes
headfulsheadfula covering over the surface of your head; "a headful of tight curls"; "a headful of lice"
headsailsheadsailany sail set forward of the foremast of a vessel
headstallsheadstallthe band that is the part of a bridle that fits around a horse's head
heckleshecklea comb for separating flax fibers
hellholeshellholeany place of pain and turmoil; "the hell of battle"; "the inferno of the engine room"; "when you're alone Christmas is the pits";
herbalsherbaltea-like drink made of leaves of various herbs
HerculesHerculesa large constellation in the northern hemisphere between Lyra and Corona Borealis
higgleshigglewrangle (over a price, terms of an agreement, etc.); "Let's not haggle over a few dollars"
highballshighballa mixed drink made of alcoholic liquor mixed with water or a carbonated beverage and served in a tall glass
hightailshightailleave as fast as possible; "We hightailed it when we saw the police walking in"
hobbleshobblethe uneven manner of walking that results from an injured leg
hobnailshobnaila short nail with a thick head; used to protect the soles of boots
holdallsholdalla capacious bag or basket
hoppleshopplestrap the foreleg and hind leg together on each side (of a horse) in order to keep the legs on the same side moving in unison; "hobble race horses"
hornbillshornbillbird of tropical Africa and Asia having a very large bill surmounted by a bony protuberance; related to kingfishers
hornfelshornfelsa fine-grained metamorphic rock formed by the action of heat on clay rocks
hostelshostelinexpensive supervised lodging (especially for youths on bicycling trips)
hostileshostiletroops belonging to the enemy's military forces; "the platoon ran into a pack of hostiles"
hotelshotela building where travelers can pay for lodging and meals and other services
hovelshovelsmall crude shelter used as a dwelling
HowellsHowellsUnited States writer and editor (1837-1920)
huddleshuddle(informal) a quick private conference
humbleshumblecause to feel shame; hurt the pride of; "He humiliated his colleague by criticising him in front of the boss"
hurdleshurdlea footrace in which contestants must negotiate a series of hurdles
hurtleshurtlethrow forcefully
hustleshustlea rapid active commotion
hymnalshymnala songbook containing a collection of hymns
idealsidealthe idea of something that is perfect; something that one hopes to attain
idlesidlethe state of an engine or other mechanism that is idling; "the car engine was running at idle"
idolsidola material effigy that is worshipped; "thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image"; "money was his god"
idyllsidylla short poem descriptive of rural or pastoral life
idylsidyla short poem descriptive of rural or pastoral life
impalesimpalepierce with a sharp stake or point; "impale a shrimp on a skewer"
impelsimpelcause to move forward with force; "Steam propels this ship"
indwellsindwellto exist as an inner activating spirit, force, or principle
inhalesinhaledraw in (air); "Inhale deeply"; "inhale the fresh mountain air"; "The patient has trouble inspiring"; "The lung cancer patient cannot inspire air very well"
inklesinklea linen tape used for trimming as a decoration
inkwellsinkwella small well holding writing ink into which a pen can be dipped
insolesinsolethe inner sole of a shoe or boot where the foot rests
installsinstallset up for use; "install the washer and dryer"; "We put in a new sink"
instalsinstalset up for use; "install the washer and dryer"; "We put in a new sink"
instillsinstillfill, as with a certain quality; "The heavy traffic tinctures the air with carbon monoxide"
instilsinstilenter drop by drop; "instill medication into my eye"
IshmaelsIshmaela person who is rejected (from society or home)
IsraelsIsraelan ancient kingdom of the Hebrew tribes at the southeastern end of the Mediterranean Sea; founded by Saul around 1025 BC and destroyed by the Assyrians in 721 BC
jackalsjackalOld World nocturnal canine mammal closely related to the dog; smaller than a wolf; sometimes hunts in a pack but usually singly or as a member of a pair
janglesjanglea metallic sound; "the jingle of coins"; "the jangle of spurs"
jarfulsjarfulthe quantity contained in a jar; "he drank a jar of beer"
jewelsjewela precious or semiprecious stone incorporated into a piece of jewelry
jigglesjigglea slight irregular shaking motion
jinglesjinglea comic verse of irregular measure; "he had heard some silly doggerel that kept running through his mind"
jogglesjogglea slight irregular shaking motion
jonquilsjonquilwidely cultivated ornamental plant native to southern Europe but naturalized elsewhere having fragrant yellow or white clustered flowers

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