Near rhymes dictionary


List of near rhymes for the word: ones


Rhymes with 1 syllable

WordBase wordDefinition
ainsainbelonging to or on behalf of a specified person (especially yourself); preceded by a possessive; "for your own use"; "do your own thing"; "she makes her own clothes"; "`ain' is Scottish"
anesaneused of a single unit or thing; not two or more; "`ane' is Scottish"
ANSANSthe part of the nervous system of vertebrates that controls involuntary actions of the smooth muscles and heart and glands
awnsawnslender bristlelike appendage found on the bracts of grasses
banesbanesomething causing misery or death; "the bane of my life"
bannsbannsa public announcement of a proposed marriage
bansbana decree that prohibits something
beansbeaninformal terms for a human head
bennesbenneEast Indian annual erect herb; source of sesame seed or benniseed and sesame oil
bensbena mountain or tall hill; "they were climbing the ben"
binesbineEuropean twining plant whose flowers are used chiefly to flavor malt liquors; cultivated in America
binsbina container; usually has a lid
blainsblainan inflammatory swelling or sore
bonesbonea percussion instrument consisting of a pair of hollow pieces of wood or bone (usually held between the thumb and fingers) that are made to click together (as by Spanish dancers) in rhythm with the dance
boonsboona desirable state; "enjoy the blessings of peace"; "a spanking breeze is a boon to sailors"
brainsbrainthat part of the central nervous system that includes all the higher nervous centers; enclosed within the skull; continuous with the spinal cord
bransbranfood prepared from the husks of cereal grains
brawnsbrawnpossessing muscular strength
brensbrena submachine gun operated by gas pressure; used by the British in World War II
brinesbrinea strong solution of salt and water used for pickling
brownsbrowna university in Rhode Island
bruinsbruinlarge ferocious bear of Eurasia
bunsbunthe fleshy part of the human body that you sit on; "he deserves a good kick in the butt"; "are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?"
CainsCain(Old Testament) Cain and Abel were the first children of Adam and Eve born after the Fall of Man; Cain killed Abel out of jealousy and was exiled by God
canescanea stiff switch used to hit students as punishment
canscanairtight sealed metal container for food or drink or paint etc.
chainschainmetal shackles; for hands or legs
chineschinebackbone of an animal
chinschinthe protruding part of the lower jaw
clansclangroup of people related by blood or marriage
cleanscleana weightlift in which the barbell is lifted to shoulder height and then jerked overhead
clinesclineAmerican geneticist who succeeded in transferring a functioning gene from one mouse to another (born in 1934)
clonesclonean unauthorized copy or imitation
clonsclona group of genetically identical cells or organisms derived from a single cell or individual by some kind of asexual reproduction
clownsclowna person who amuses others by ridiculous behavior
coignscoignthe keystone of an arch
coinscoina flat metal piece (usually a disc) used as money
conesconeany cone-shaped artifact
connsconnconduct or direct the steering of a ship or plane
conscona swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property
coonscoonNorth American raccoon
cranescranelarge long-necked wading bird of marshes and plains in many parts of the world
cranscrana capacity unit used for measuring fresh herring
cronescronean ugly evil-looking old woman
croonscroonsing softly
crownscrownthe part of a hat (the vertex) that covers the crown of the head
ctenesctenea locomotor organ consisting of a row of strong cilia whose bases are fused
DanesDanea native or inhabitant of Denmark
dawnsdawnthe earliest period; "the dawn of civilization"; "the morning of the world"
deansdeanan administrator in charge of a division of a university or college
deignsdeigndo something that one considers to be below one's dignity
densdena room that is comfortable and secluded
dinesdinegive dinner to; host for dinner; "I'm wining and dining my friends"
dinsdinthe act of making a noisy disturbance
djinnsdjinn(Islam) an invisible spirit mentioned in the Koran and believed by Muslims to inhabit the earth and influence mankind by appearing in the form of humans or animals
donsdona Spanish courtesy title or form of address for men that is prefixed to the forename; "Don Roberto"
downsdown(American football) a complete play to advance the football; "you have four downs to gain ten yards"
drainsdrainemptying something accomplished by allowing liquid to run out of it
dronesdronestingless male bee in a colony of social bees (especially honeybees) whose sole function is to mate with the queen
drownsdrowndie from being submerged in water, getting water into the lungs, and asphyxiating; "The child drowned in the lake"
dunesdunea ridge of sand created by the wind; found in deserts or near lakes and oceans
dunsdunhorse of a dull brownish grey color
dynesdynea unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 cm/sec/sec to a mass of 1 gram
fansfana device for creating a current of air by movement of a surface or surfaces
faunsfaunancient Italian deity in human shape, with horns, pointed ears and a goat's tail; equivalent to Greek satyr
fawnsfawna young deer
feignsfeignmake believe with the intent to deceive; "He feigned that he was ill"; "He shammed a headache"
fensfenlow-lying wet land with grassy vegetation; usually is a transition zone between land and water; "thousands of acres of marshland"; "the fens of eastern England"
finesfinemoney extracted as a penalty
FinnsFinna native or inhabitant of Finland
finsfinorgan of locomotion and balance in fishes and some other aquatic animals
flanesflanopen pastry filled with fruit or custard
flansflanopen pastry filled with fruit or custard
foehnsfoehna warm dry wind that blows down the northern slopes of the Alps
fohnsfohna warm dry wind that blows down the northern slopes of the Alps
frownsfrowna facial expression of dislike or displeasure
funsfunactivities that are enjoyable or amusing; "I do it for the fun of it"; "he is fun to have around"
gainsgainthe amount of increase in signal power or voltage or current expressed as the ratio of output to input
geansgeanwild or seedling sweet cherry used as stock for grafting
genesgene(genetics) a segment of DNA that is involved in producing a polypeptide chain; it can include regions preceding and following the coding DNA as well as introns between the exons; it is considered a unit of heredity; "genes were formerly called factors"
gensgenfamily based on male descent; "he had no sons and there was no one to carry on his name"
ginsgina form of rummy in which a player can go out if the cards remaining in their hand total less than 10 points
glansglansa small rounded structure; especially that at the end of the penis or clitoris
gleansgleangather, as of natural products; "harvest the grapes"
glensglena narrow secluded valley (in the mountains)
gluonsgluona gauge boson that mediates strong interaction among quarks
goonsgoonan aggressive and violent young criminal
gownsgowna woman's dress, usually with a close-fitting bodice and a long flared skirt, often worn on formal occasions
grainsgrainthe physical composition of something (especially with respect to the size and shape of the small constituents of a substance); "breadfruit has the same texture as bread"; "sand of a fine grain"; "fish with a delicate flavor and texture"; "a stone of coarse grain"
gransgranthe mother of your father or mother
greensgreenany of various leafy plants or their leaves and stems eaten as vegetables
grinsgrina facial expression characterized by turning up the corners of the mouth; usually shows pleasure or amusement
groansgroanan utterance expressing pain or disapproval
groinsgroina protective structure of stone or concrete; extends from shore into the water to prevent a beach from washing away
groynesgroynea protective structure of stone or concrete; extends from shore into the water to prevent a beach from washing away
guansguanany of several large turkey-like game birds of the family Cracidae; native to jungles of tropical America; resembling the curassows and valued as food
gunsgunthe discharge of a firearm as signal or as a salute in military ceremonies; "two runners started before the gun"; "a twenty gun salute"
HansHanimperial dynasty that ruled China (most of the time from 206 BC to AD 220) and expanded its boundaries and developed its bureaucracy; remembered as one of the great eras of Chinese civilization
HeinzHeinzUnited States industrialist who manufactured and sold processed foods (1844-1919)
henshenfemale of certain aquatic animals e.g. octopus or lobster
hinshinancient Hebrew unit of liquid measure = 1.5 gallons
honeshonea whetstone made of fine gritstone; used for sharpening razors
hunshunoffensive term for a person of German descent
innsinna hotel providing overnight lodging for travelers
insinan agency in the Department of Justice that enforces laws and regulations for the admission of foreign-born persons to the United States
JainsJainrelating to or characteristic of Jainism; "Jain gods"
jeansjeana coarse durable twill-weave cotton fabric
JohnsJohnsUnited States artist and proponent of pop art (born in 1930)
joinsjoina set containing all and only the members of two or more given sets; "let C be the union of the sets A and B"
JonesJonesEnglish phonetician (1881-1967)
jonesjonesEnglish phonetician (1881-1967)
JunesJunethe month following May and preceding July
kaonskaonan unstable meson produced as the result of a high-energy particle collision
keenskeena funeral lament sung with loud wailing
kenskenthe range of vision; "out of sight of land"
KeynesKeynesEnglish economist who advocated the use of government monetary and fiscal policy to maintain full employment without inflation (1883-1946)
khanskhanan inn in some eastern countries with a large courtyard that provides accommodation for caravans
kineskinedomesticated bovine animals as a group regardless of sex or age; "so many head of cattle"; "wait till the cows come home"; "seven thin and ill-favored kine"- Bible; "a team of oxen"
kinskingroup of people related by blood or marriage
KlansKlana secret society of white Southerners in the United States; was formed in the 19th century to resist the emancipation of slaves; used terrorist tactics to suppress Black people
knownsknownapprehended with certainty; "a known quantity"; "the limits of the known world"; "a musician known throughout the world"; "a known criminal"
koanskoana paradoxical anecdote or a riddle that has no solution; used in Zen Buddhism to show the inadequacy of logical reasoning
koineskoinea common language used by speakers of different languages; "Koine is a dialect of ancient Greek that was the lingua franca of the empire of Alexander the Great and was widely spoken throughout the eastern Mediterranean area in Roman times"
kroonskroonthe basic unit of money in Estonia
laneslanea narrow way or road
lawnslawna field of cultivated and mowed grass
leansleanthe property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical; "the tower had a pronounced tilt"; "the ship developed a list to starboard"; "he walked with a heavy inclination to the right"
lenslensa transparent optical device used to converge or diverge transmitted light and to form images
liensliena large dark-red oval organ on the left side of the body between the stomach and the diaphragm; produces cells involved in immune responses
lineslinethe principal activity in your life that you do to earn money; "he's not in my line of business"
LinzLinzcity in northern Austria on the Danube; noted as a cultural center
loansloana word borrowed from another language; e.g. `blitz' is a German word borrowed into modern English
loinslointhe lower part of the abdomen just above the external genital organs
loonsloonlarge somewhat primitive fish-eating diving bird of the northern hemisphere having webbed feet placed far back; related to the grebes
LyonsLyonthe council of the Western Church in 1245 that excommunicated Holy Roman Emperor Frederick II and planned a new crusade against the Holy Land
LyonsLyonsthe council of the Western Church in 1245 that excommunicated Holy Roman Emperor Frederick II and planned a new crusade against the Holy Land
mainsmaina principal pipe in a system that distributes water or gas or electricity or that collects sewage
manesmanea Persian prophet who founded Manichaeism (216-276)
ManesManesa Persian prophet who founded Manichaeism (216-276)
ManesManisa Persian prophet who founded Manichaeism (216-276)
mansmanany living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage
meansmeanhow a result is obtained or an end is achieved; "a means of control"; "an example is the best agency of instruction"; "the true way to success"
meansmeanshow a result is obtained or an end is achieved; "a means of control"; "an example is the best agency of instruction"; "the true way to success"
miensmiendignified manner or conduct
minesmineexplosive device that explodes on contact; designed to destroy vehicles or ships or to kill or maim personnel
moansmoanan utterance expressing pain or disapproval
monsmona mound of fatty tissue covering the pubic area in women
moonsmoonany natural satellite of a planet; "Jupiter has sixteen moons"
muonsmuonan elementary particle with a negative charge and a half-life of 2 microsecond; decays to electron and neutrino and antineutrino
naansnaanleavened bread baked in a clay oven in India; usually shaped like a teardrop
nansnanleavened bread baked in a clay oven in India; usually shaped like a teardrop
ninesnineone of four playing cards in a deck with nine pips on the face
NonesNonethe fifth of the seven canonical hours; about 3 p.m.
noonsnoonthe middle of the day
nounsnounthe word class that can serve as the subject or object of a verb, the object of a preposition, or in apposition
nunsnunthe 14th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
onesonea single person or thing; "he is the best one"; "this is the one I ordered"
ownsownhave ownership or possession of; "He owns three houses in Florida"; "How many cars does she have?"
painspainan effortful attempt to attain a goal
panespanestreet name for lysergic acid diethylamide
panspanchimpanzees; more closely related to Australopithecus than to other pongids
pawnspawnborrowing and leaving an article as security for repayment of the loan
peanspeana formal expression of praise
peenspeenthe part of a hammerhead opposite the flat striking surface (may have various shapes)
penespenisthe male organ of copulation (`member' is a euphemism)
penspenfemale swan
phonesphoneelectro-acoustic transducer for converting electric signals into sounds; it is held over or inserted into the ear; "it was not the typing but the earphones that she disliked"
phonsphona unit of subjective loudness
pinespinea coniferous tree
pinspina club-shaped wooden object used in bowling; set up in triangular groups of ten as the target
plainsplaina basic knitting stitch
planesplanean aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets; "the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane"
plansplanscale drawing of a structure; "the plans for City Hall were on file"
ponesponecornbread often made without milk or eggs and baked or fried (southern)
ponsponsa band of nerve fibers linking the medulla oblongata and the cerebellum with the midbrain
poonspoonany of several East Indian trees of the genus Calophyllum having shiny leathery leaves and lightweight hard wood
prawnsprawnshrimp-like decapod crustacean having two pairs of pincers; most are edible
prunesprunedried plum
PsenesPsenesa genus of Stromateidae
punspuna humorous play on words; "I do it for the pun of it"; "his constant punning irritated her"
quinesquineUnited States philosopher and logician who championed an empirical view of knowledge that depended on language (1908-2001)
quinsquinone of five children born at the same time from the same pregnancy
rainsrainanything happening rapidly or in quick successive; "a rain of bullets"; "a pelting of insults"
reignsreignroyal authority; the dominion of a monarch
reinsreinone of a pair of long straps (usually connected to the bit or the headpiece) used to control a horse
rhinesrhinea major European river carrying more traffic than any other river in the world; flows into the North Sea
rhonesrhonea major French river; flows into the Mediterranean near Marseilles; "the valley of the Rhone is famous for its vineyards"
roansroana horse having a brownish coat thickly sprinkled with white or gray
ruinsruindestruction achieved by causing something to be wrecked or ruined
runesruneany character from an ancient Germanic alphabet used in Scandinavia from the 3rd century to the Middle Ages; "each rune had its own magical significance"
runsruna score in baseball made by a runner touching all four bases safely; "the Yankees scored 3 runs in the bottom of the 9th"; "their first tally came in the 3rd inning"
scansscanthe act of scanning; systematic examination of a prescribed region; "he made a thorough scan of the beach with his binoculars"
scenesscenegraphic art consisting of the graphic or photographic representation of a visual percept; "he painted scenes from everyday life"; "figure 2 shows photographic and schematic views of the equipment"
sconessconesmall biscuit (rich with cream and eggs) cut into diamonds or sticks and baked in an oven or (especially originally) on a griddle
screensscreena protective covering that keeps things out or hinders sight; "they had just moved in and had not put up blinds yet"
seinesseinea large fishnet that hangs vertically, with floats at the top and weights at the bottom
senssenstreet names for marijuana
senssensstreet names for marijuana
shansshana branch of the Tai languages
sheenssheenthe visual property of something that shines with reflected light
shinesshinethe quality of being bright and sending out rays of light
shinsshinthe front part of the human leg between the knee and the ankle
shrinesshrinea place of worship hallowed by association with some sacred thing or person
shunsshunavoid and stay away from deliberately; stay clear of
signssignstructure displaying a board on which advertisements can be posted; "the highway was lined with signboards"
sinessineratio of the length of the side opposite the given angle to the length of the hypotenuse of a right-angled triangle
sinssinan act that is regarded by theologians as a transgression of God's will
skeinsskeincoils of worsted yarn
skinsskinbody covering of a living animal
sonessonea unit of perceived loudness equal to the loudness of a 1000-hertz tone at 40 dB above threshold
sonssonthe divine word of God; the second person in the Trinity (incarnate in Jesus)
spansspanthe act of sitting or standing astride
spawnsspawnthe mass of eggs deposited by fish or amphibians or molluscs
spinesspinea sharp rigid animal process or appendage; as a porcupine quill or a ridge on a bone or a ray of a fish fin
spinsspina distinctive interpretation (especially as used by politicians to sway public opinion); "the campaign put a favorable spin on the story"
spleensspleena large dark-red oval organ on the left side of the body between the stomach and the diaphragm; produces cells involved in immune responses
splinessplinea thin strip (wood or metal)
spoonsspoona piece of cutlery with a shallow bowl-shaped container and a handle; used to stir or serve or take up food
sprainsspraina painful injury to a joint caused by a sudden wrenching of its ligaments
stainsstainan act that brings discredit to the person who does it; "he made a huge blot on his copybook"
steinssteina mug intended for serving beer
stonesstonebuilding material consisting of a piece of rock hewn in a definite shape for a special purpose; "he wanted a special stone to mark the site"
strainsstrainthe act of singing; "with a shout and a song they marched up to the gates"
stunsstunmake senseless or dizzy by or as if by a blow; "stun fish"
sunssunthe star that is the source of light and heat for the planets in the solar system; "the sun contains 99.85% of the mass in the solar system"; "the Earth revolves around the Sun"
swainsswaina man who is the lover of a girl or young woman; "if I'd known he was her boyfriend I wouldn't have asked"
swansswanstately heavy-bodied aquatic bird with very long neck and usually white plumage as adult
swinesswinestout-bodied short-legged omnivorous animals
swoonsswoona spontaneous loss of consciousness caused by insufficient blood to the brain
tanstana light brown the color of topaz
teensteenall the numbers that end in -teen
tenstenone of four playing cards in a deck with ten pips on the face
thanesthanea man ranking above an ordinary freeman and below a noble in Anglo-Saxon England (especially one who gave military service in exchange for land)
thinsthintake off weight
thronesthronethe position and power of an exalted person (a sovereign or bishop) who is entitled to sit in a chair of state on ceremonial occasions
tinestineprong on a fork or pitchfork or antler
tinstinairtight sealed metal container for food or drink or paint etc.
tonestonea quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color; "after several trials he mixed the shade of pink that she wanted"
tonnestonnea unit of weight equivalent to 1000 kilograms
tonstona large number or amount; "made lots of new friends"; "she amassed stacks of newspapers"
toonstoona film made by photographing a series of cartoon drawings to give the illusion of movement when projected in rapid sequence
townstownthe people living in a municipality smaller than a city; "the whole town cheered the team"
trainstrainwheelwork consisting of a connected set of rotating gears by which force is transmitted or motion or torque is changed; "the fool got his tie caught in the geartrain"
trinestrinethe cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
tunestunethe adjustment of a radio receiver or other circuit to a required frequency
tunstuna large cask especially one holding a volume equivalent to 2 butts or 252 gals
twainstwaintwo items of the same kind
twinestwinea lightweight cord
twinstwinthe third sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about May 21 to June 20
TwinsTwinsthe third sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about May 21 to June 20
tyiynstyiyn100 tyiyn equal 1 som in Kyrgyzstan
vanesvanethe flattened weblike part of a feather consisting of a series of barbs on either side of the shaft
vansvana truck with an enclosed cargo space
veinsveinone of the horny ribs that stiffen and support the wing of an insect
vinesvinea plant with a weak stem that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface
wainswainlarge open farm wagon
waneswanea gradual decline (in size or strength or power or number)
wanswana computer network that spans a wider area than does a local area network
weansweangradually deprive (infants and young mammals) of mother's milk; "she weaned her baby when he was 3 months old and started him on powdered milk"; "The kitten was weaned and fed by its owner with a bottle"
wenswena common cyst of the skin; filled with fatty matter (sebum) that is secreted by a sebaceous gland that has been blocked
whineswhinea complaint uttered in a plaintive whining way
whinswhinany of various hard colored rocks (especially rocks consisting of chert or basalt)
wineswinea red as dark as red wine
winswina victory (as in a race or other competition); "he was happy to get the win"
wrenswrenany of several small active brown birds of the northern hemisphere with short upright tails; they feed on insects
yawnsyawnan involuntary intake of breath through a wide open mouth; usually triggered by fatigue or boredom; "he could not suppress a yawn"; "the yawning in the audience told him it was time to stop"; "he apologized for his oscitancy"
yensyena yearning for something or to do something
yinsyinthe dark negative feminine principle in Chinese dualistic cosmology; "the interaction of yin and yang maintains the harmony of the universe"
ZensZenstreet name for lysergic acid diethylamide
zoneszone(anatomy) any encircling or beltlike structure

Rhymes with 2 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
abstainsabstainchoose not to consume; "I abstain from alcohol"
achenesachenesmall dry indehiscent fruit with the seed distinct from the fruit wall
actinsactinone of the proteins into which actomyosin can be split; can exist in either a globular or a fibrous form
add-onsadd-ona supplementary component that improves capability
adjoinsadjoinattach or add; "I adjoin a copy of your my lawyer's letter"
adnounsadnounan adjective used as a noun; "`meek' in `blessed are the meek' is an adnoun"
affinesaffine(anthropology) kin by marriage
AfghansAfghantall graceful breed of hound with a long silky coat; native to the Near East
agenesagenea yellow pungent volatile oil (trade name Agene) formerly used for bleaching and aging flour
agonesagonegone by; or in the past; "two years ago"; "`agone' is an archaic word for `ago'"
agonsagona festivity in ancient Greece at which competitors contended for prizes
airgunsairguna gun that propels a projectile by compressed air
airlinesairlinea commercial enterprise that provides scheduled flights for passengers
airplanesairplanean aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets; "the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane"
aitchbonesaitchbonea cut of beef including the H-shaped rump bone
AkansAkana Kwa language spoken in Ghana and the Ivory Coast
alginsalgina gum used especially as a thickener or emulsifier
alignsalignplace in a line or arrange so as to be parallel or straight; "align the car with the curb"; "align the sheets of paper on the table"
alinesalineplace in a line or arrange so as to be parallel or straight; "align the car with the curb"; "align the sheets of paper on the table"
alkanesalkanea series of non-aromatic saturated hydrocarbons with the general formula CnH(2n+2)
alkenesalkeneany unsaturated aliphatic hydrocarbon
alkynesalkynea colorless flammable gas used chiefly in welding and in organic synthesis
all-mainsall-mainsused of a radio receiver that is adaptable to all voltages; "an all-mains set"
alpinesalpineliving or growing above the timber line; "alpine flowers"
aminesaminea compound derived from ammonia by replacing hydrogen atoms by univalent hydrocarbon radicals
ammansammanthe capital and largest city of Jordan
amminesamminea complex inorganic compound that contains ammonia molecules
anionsaniona negatively charged ion
anonsanon(old-fashioned or informal) in a little while; "see you anon"
apronsaprona garment of cloth or leather or plastic that is tied about the waist and worn to protect your clothing
archinesarchinea Russian unit of length (71 cm)
arcsinesarcsinethe inverse function of the sine; the angle that has a sine equal to a given number
ArdennesArdennesa wooded plateau in the Champagne-Ardenne region of France; the site of intense fighting in World War I and World War II
argonsargona colorless and odorless inert gas; one of the six inert gases; comprises approximately 1% of the earth's atmosphere
arraignsarraignaccuse of a wrong or an inadequacy
arsinesarsinea poisonous colorless flammable gas used in organic synthesis and to dope transistors and as a poison gas in warfare
arsonsarsonmalicious burning to destroy property; "the British term for arson is fire-raising"
ashcansashcana bin that holds rubbish until it is collected
AsiansAsiana native or inhabitant of Asia
aspensaspenany of several trees of the genus Populus having leaves on flattened stalks so that they flutter in the lightest wind
assignsassignselect something or someone for a specific purpose; "The teacher assigned him to lead his classmates in the exercise"
AsvinsAsvins(literally `possessing horses' in Sanskrit) in Hinduism the twin chariot warriors conveying Surya
AthensAthensthe capital and largest city of Greece; named after Athena (its patron goddess); "in the 5th century BC ancient Athens was the world's most powerful and civilized city"
atonesatoneturn away from sin or do penitence
attainsattainreach a point in time, or a certain state or level; "The thermometer hit 100 degrees"; "This car can reach a speed of 140 miles per hour"
attunesattuneadjust or accustom to; bring into harmony with
AustinsAustinstate capital of Texas on the Colorado River; site of the University of Texas
auxinsauxina plant hormone that promotes root formation and bud growth
avensavensany of various perennials of the genus Geum having usually pinnate basal leaves and variously colored flowers
axonesaxonelong nerve fiber that conducts away from the cell body of the neuron
axonsaxonlong nerve fiber that conducts away from the cell body of the neuron
ayinsayinthe 16th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
baboonsbaboonlarge terrestrial monkeys having doglike muzzles
backbonesbackbonethe part of a network that connects other networks together; "the backbone is the part of a communication network that carries the heaviest traffic"
backdownsbackdowna retraction of a previously held position
backspinsbackspinspin (usually of a moving ball) that retards or reverses the forward motion
baconsbaconback and sides of a hog salted and dried or smoked; usually sliced thin and fried
BaldwinsBaldwinan American eating apple with red or yellow and red skin
baleensbaleena horny material from the upper jaws of certain whales; used as the ribs of fans or as stays in corsets
BalkansBalkanthe Balkan countries collectively
balkansbalkansthe Balkan countries collectively
balklinesbalklineline across a billiard table behind which the cue balls are placed at the start of a game
balloonsballoonlarge tough nonrigid bag filled with gas or heated air
ballpensballpena pen that has a small metal ball as the point of transfer of ink to paper
bargainsbargainan agreement between parties (usually arrived at after discussion) fixing obligations of each; "he made a bargain with the devil"; "he rose to prominence through a series of shady deals"
baronsbarona very wealthy or powerful businessman; "an oil baron"
barrensbarrenan uninhabited wilderness that is worthless for cultivation; "the barrens of central Africa"; "the trackless wastes of the desert"
baryonsbaryonany of the elementary particles having a mass equal to or greater than that of a proton and that participate in strong interactions; a hadron with a baryon number of +1
basinsbasina bowl-shaped vessel; usually used for holding food or liquids; "she mixed the dough in a large basin"
bassoonsbassoona double-reed instrument; the tenor of the oboe family
batonsbatona thin tapered rod used by a conductor to lead an orchestra or choir
battensbattena strip fixed to something to hold it firm
beaconsbeacona tower with a light that gives warning of shoals to passing ships
bearskinsbearskintall hat; worn by some British soldiers on ceremonial occasions
beckonsbeckonsignal with the hands or nod; "She waved to her friends"; "He waved his hand hospitably"
bedpansbedpana shallow vessel used by a bedridden patient for defecation and urination
BeduinsBeduina member of a nomadic tribe of Arabs
beelinesbeelinethe most direct route; "he made a beeline for the bathroom"
beginsbeginIsraeli statesman (born in Russia) who (as prime minister of Israel) negotiated a peace treaty with Anwar Sadat (then the president of Egypt) (1913-1992)
BeguinesBeguinea ballroom dance that originated in the French West Indies; similar to the rumba
BehrensBehrensGerman architect known for his simple utilitarian factory buildings (1868-1940)
bemoansbemoanregret strongly; "I deplore this hostile action"; "we lamented the loss of benefits"
benzenesbenzenea colorless liquid hydrocarbon; highly inflammable; carcinogenic; the simplest of the aromatic compounds
benzinesbenzinea colorless liquid hydrocarbon; highly inflammable; carcinogenic; the simplest of the aromatic compounds
benzoinsbenzoinused in some classifications for the American spicebush and certain other plants often included in the genus Lindera
BerlinsBerlina limousine with a glass partition between the front and back seats
betainesbetainea sweet tasting alkaloid that occurs in sugar beets
bidensbidensbur marigolds
bigginsbiggina child's tight-fitting cap; often ties under the chin
biplanesbiplaneold fashioned airplane; has two wings one above the other
birdbrainsbirdbraina person with confused ideas; incapable of serious thought
bisonsbisonany of several large humped bovids having shaggy manes and large heads and short horns
blackensblackenmake or become black; "The smoke blackened the ceiling"; "The ceiling blackened"
blazonsblazonthe official symbols of a family, state, etc.
bloodlinesbloodlineancestry of a purebred animal
bloodstainsbloodstaina discoloration caused by blood
bloodstonesbloodstonegreen chalcedony with red spots that resemble blood
blowgunsblowguna tube through which darts can be shot by blowing
bluefinsbluefinlargest tuna; to 1500 pounds; of mostly temperate seas: feed in polar regions but breed in tropics
bluestonesbluestonebluish-grey sandstone used for paving and building
boatswainsboatswaina petty officer on a merchant ship who controls the work of other seamen
bobbinsbobbina winder around which thread or tape or film or other flexible materials can be wound
bodkinsbodkina blunt needle for threading ribbon through loops
boffinsboffin(British slang) a scientist or technician engaged in military research
bogbeansbogbeanperennial plant of Europe and America having racemes of white or purplish flowers and intensely bitter trifoliate leaves; often rooting at water margin and spreading across the surface
bonbonsbonbona candy that usually has a center of fondant or fruit or nuts coated in chocolate
BorneansBorneana native or inhabitant of Borneo
boronsborona trivalent metalloid element; occurs both in a hard black crystal and in the form of a yellow or brown powder
bosonsbosonany particle that obeys Bose-Einstein statistics but not the Pauli exclusion principle; all nuclei with an even mass number are bosons
BostonsBostonstate capital and largest city of Massachusetts; a major center for banking and financial services
bosunsbosuna petty officer on a merchant ship who controls the work of other seamen
BourbonsBourbonwhiskey distilled from a mash of corn and malt and rye and aged in charred oak barrels
bourdonsbourdona pipe of the bagpipe that is tuned to produce a single continuous tone
bouvinesbouvinesin 1214 the French under Philip Augustus defeated a coalition formed against him in one of the greatest battles of the middle ages
bovinesbovineany of various members of the genus Bos
bowfinsbowfinprimitive long-bodied carnivorous freshwater fish with a very long dorsal fin; found in sluggish waters of North America
bowlinesbowlinea loop knot that neither slips nor jams
brackensbrackenlarge coarse fern often several feet high; essentially weed ferns; cosmopolitan
BrahmansBrahmanany of several breeds of Indian cattle; especially a large American heat and tick resistant greyish humped breed evolved in the Gulf States by interbreeding Indian cattle and now used chiefly for crossbreeding
brahminsbrahminany of several breeds of Indian cattle; especially a large American heat and tick resistant greyish humped breed evolved in the Gulf States by interbreeding Indian cattle and now used chiefly for crossbreeding
brainpansbrainpanthe part of the skull that encloses the brain
brazensbrazenface with defiance or impudence; "brazen it out"
breadlinesbreadlinea queue of people waiting for free food
breakdownsbreakdownthe act of disrupting an established order so it fails to continue; "the social dislocations resulting from government policies"; "his warning came after the breakdown of talks in London"
break-insbreak-intrespassing for an unlawful purpose; illegal entrance into premises with criminal intent
breastbonesbreastbonethe flat bone that articulates with the clavicles and the first seven pairs of ribs
breastpinsbreastpina decorative pin worn by women
BretonsBretona Celtic language of Brittany
bridoonsbridoona bit resembling a snaffle bit; used with a separate curb
brightensbrightenmake lighter or brighter; "The paint will brighten the room"
brimstonesbrimstonean old name for sulfur
briskensbriskenbecome brisk; "business brisked up"
BritonsBritonan inhabitant of southern Britain prior to the Anglo-Saxon invasions
broadensbroadenbecome broader; "The road broadened"
brogansbrogana thick and heavy shoe
brominesbrominea nonmetallic heavy volatile corrosive dark brown liquid element belonging to the halogens; found in sea water
bronzebronzea sculpture made of bronze
brownstonesbrownstonea row house built of brownstone; reddish brown in color
brucinesbrucinea bitter alkaloid poison resembling strychnine and extracted from nux vomica
bryozoansbryozoansessile aquatic animal forming mossy colonies of small polyps each having a curved or circular ridge bearing tentacles; attach to stones or seaweed and reproduce by budding
buckbeansbuckbeanperennial plant of Europe and America having racemes of white or purplish flowers and intensely bitter trifoliate leaves; often rooting at water margin and spreading across the surface
buckskinsbuckskinbreeches made of buckskin
buffoonsbuffoona person who amuses others by ridiculous behavior
bugbanesbugbanea plant of the genus Cimicifuga having flowers in long racemes or panicles reported to be distasteful to insects
bullpensbullpena large cell where prisoners (people awaiting trial or sentence or refugees or illegal immigrants) are confined together temporarily
bumpkinsbumpkina person who is not very intelligent or interested in culture
bunionsbuniona painful swelling of the bursa of the first joint of the big toe
BunsensBunsena gas burner used in laboratories; has an air valve to regulate the mixture of gas and air
burdensburdenweight to be borne or conveyed
burinsburina chisel of tempered steel with a sharp point; used for engraving
burthensburthena variant of `burden'
burtonsburtona strong dark English ale
buskinsbuskina boot reaching halfway up to the knee
butanesbutaneoccurs in natural gas; used in the manufacture of rubber and fuels
butenesbuteneany of three isomeric hydrocarbons C4H8; all used in making synthetic rubbers
buttonsbuttona round fastener sewn to shirts and coats etc to fit through buttonholes
bygonesbygonepast events to be put aside; "let bygones be bygones"
cabinscabinthe enclosed compartment of an aircraft or spacecraft where passengers are carried
caffeinescaffeinea bitter alkaloid found in coffee and tea that is responsible for their stimulating effects
caffeinscaffeina bitter alkaloid found in coffee and tea that is responsible for their stimulating effects
caftanscaftana (cotton or silk) cloak with full sleeves and sash reaching down to the ankles; worn by men in the Levant
caimanscaimana semiaquatic reptile of Central and South America that resembles an alligator but has a more heavily armored belly
CairenesCairenea native or inhabitant of Cairo
caissonscaissonlarge watertight chamber used for construction under water
CajunsCajuna Louisianian descended from Acadian immigrants from Nova Scotia (`Cajun' comes from `Acadian')
calcinescalcineheat a substance so that it oxidizes or reduces
caldronscaldrona very large pot that is used for boiling
calfskinscalfskinfine leather from the skin of a calf
calkinscalkina metal cleat on the bottom front of a horseshoe to prevent slipping
camionscamiona low heavy horse cart without sides; used for haulage
campaignscampaignan overland journey by hunters (especially in Africa)
cancanscancana high-kicking dance of French origin performed by a female chorus line
caninescanineany of various fissiped mammals with nonretractile claws and typically long muzzles
cannonscannona shot in billiards in which the cue ball contacts one object ball and then the other
canonscanona collection of books accepted as holy scripture especially the books of the Bible recognized by any Christian church as genuine and inspired
canteenscanteena flask for carrying water; used by soldiers or travelers
cantonscantona small administrative division of a country
canyonscanyona ravine formed by a river in an area with little rainfall
caplinscaplinvery small northern fish; forage for sea birds and marine mammals and other fishes
caponscaponcastrated male chicken
capstanscapstana windlass rotated in a horizontal plane around a vertical axis; used on ships for weighing anchor or raising heavy sails
capstonescapstonea stone that forms the top of wall or building
captainscaptaina dining-room attendant who is in charge of the waiters and the seating of customers
carbinescarbinelight automatic rifle
carbonscarbona copy made with carbon paper
cardoonscardoononly parts eaten are roots and especially stalks (blanched and used as celery); related to artichokes
careenscareenpitching dangerously to one side
carminescarminea variable color averaging a vivid red
cartonscartona box made of cardboard; opens by flaps on top
cartoonscartoona film made by photographing a series of cartoon drawings to give the illusion of movement when projected in rapid sequence
caseinscaseina water-base paint made with a protein precipitated from milk
cationscationa positively charged ion
catkinscatkina cylindrical spikelike inflorescence
cauldronscauldrona very large pot that is used for boiling
cautionscautionthe trait of being cautious; being attentive to possible danger; "a man of caution"
cayennescayennea long and often twisted hot red pepper
caymanscaymana semiaquatic reptile of Central and South America that resembles an alligator but has a more heavily armored belly
cellphonescellphonea hand-held mobile radiotelephone for use in an area divided into small sections, each with its own short-range transmitter/receiver
chagrinschagrinstrong feelings of embarrassment
ChaldeansChaldeanan inhabitant of ancient Chaldea
chaldronschaldrona British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 36 bushels
chalkstoneschalkstonea deposit of urates around a joint or in the external ear; diagnostic of advanced or chronic gout
chalonschalonsthe battle in which Attila the Hun was defeated by the Romans and Visigoths in 451
chamfronschamfronmedieval plate armor to protect a horse's head
champaignschampaigna university town in east central Illinois adjoining Urbana
chanfronschanfronmedieval plate armor to protect a horse's head
chaplainschaplaina clergyman ministering to some institution
chastenschastencorrect by punishment or discipline
cheapenscheapenlower the grade of something; reduce its worth
ChechensChechena northern Caucasian language spoken by the Chechen
checkreinscheckreina rein designed to keep the horse's head in the desired position
cheekbonescheekbonethe arch of bone beneath the eye that forms the prominence of the cheek
chelonescheloneherbaceous perennials: shellflower
chevronschevronan inverted V-shaped charge
CheyennesCheyennethe Algonquian language spoken by the Cheyenne
ChiansChianof or relating to Chios
chicaneschicanethe use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them)
chickenschickena domestic fowl bred for flesh or eggs; believed to have been developed from the red jungle fowl
chieftainschieftainthe leader of a group of people; "a captain of industry"
chiffonschiffona sheer fabric of silk or rayon
chignonschignona roll of hair worn at the nape of the neck
chilblainschilblaininflammation of the hands and feet caused by exposure to cold and moisture
ChileansChileana native or inhabitant of Chile
chitinschitina tough semitransparent horny substance; the principal component of the exoskeletons of arthropods and the cell walls of certain fungi
chitlinschitlinsmall intestines of hogs prepared as food
chitonschitonprimitive elongated bilaterally symmetrical marine mollusk having a mantle covered with eight calcareous plates
chlorineschlorinea common nonmetallic element belonging to the halogens; best known as a heavy yellow irritating toxic gas; used to purify water and as a bleaching agent and disinfectant; occurs naturally only as a salt (as in sea water)
cholinescholinea B-complex vitamin that is a constituent of lecithin; essential in the metabolism of fat
chopineschopinea woman's shoe with a very high thick sole
chopinschopinthe music of Chopin; "he practiced Chopin day and night"
chorineschorinea woman who dances in a chorus line
chorionschorionthe outermost membranous sac enclosing the embryo in higher vertebrates (reptiles, birds and mammals)
christenschristenadminister baptism to; "The parents had the child baptized"
ChristiansChristiana religious person who believes Jesus is the Christ and who is a member of a Christian denomination
cistronscistron(genetics) a segment of DNA that is involved in producing a polypeptide chain; it can include regions preceding and following the coding DNA as well as introns between the exons; it is considered a unit of heredity; "genes were formerly called factors"
citrinescitrinesemiprecious yellow quartz resembling topaz
citrinscitrina vitamin that maintains the resistance of cell and capillary walls to permeation
citronscitronlarge lemonlike fruit with thick aromatic rind; usually preserved
clampdownsclampdownsudden restriction on an activity
clarionsclariona medieval brass instrument with a clear shrill tone
claxonsclaxona kind of loud horn formerly used on motor vehicles
claystonesclaystonefine-grained rock consisting of compacted clay particles
ClemensClemensUnited States writer and humorist best known for his novels about Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn (1835-1910)
clingstonesclingstonefruit (especially peach) whose flesh adheres strongly to the pit
cloisonnescloisonneenamelware in which colored areas are separated by thin metal strips
coarsenscoarsenmake less subtle or refined; "coarsen one's ideals"
coastlinescoastlinethe outline of a coast
cocainescocainea narcotic (alkaloid) extracted from coca leaves; used as a surface anesthetic or taken for pleasure; can become powerfully addictive
cocainscocaina narcotic (alkaloid) extracted from coca leaves; used as a surface anesthetic or taken for pleasure; can become powerfully addictive
CochinsCochinAsian breed of large fowl with dense plumage and feathered legs
cocoonscocoonsilky envelope spun by the larvae of many insects to protect pupas and by spiders to protect eggs
codeinescodeinederivative of opium; used as an antitussive (to relieve coughing) and an analgesic (to relieve pain)
codonscodona specific sequence of three adjacent nucleotides on a strand of DNA or RNA that specifies the genetic code information for synthesizing a particular amino acid
coffinscoffinbox in which a corpse is buried or cremated
cohunescohunetropical American feather palm whose large nuts yield valuable oil and a kind of vegetable ivory
coitionscoitionthe act of sexual procreation between a man and a woman; the man's penis is inserted into the woman's vagina and excited until orgasm and ejaculation occur
colleenscolleenan Irish girl
collinscollinstall iced drink of liquor (usually gin) with fruit juice
colonscolonthe part of the large intestine between the cecum and the rectum; it extracts moisture from food residues before they are excreted
combinescombineharvester that heads and threshes and cleans grain while moving across the field
CommonsCommonthe common people
communescommunea body of people or families living together and sharing everything
complainscomplainmake a formal accusation; bring a formal charge; "The plaintiff's lawyer complained that he defendant had physically abused his client"
complinescomplinelast of the seven canonical hours just before retiring
ComplinsComplinlast of the seven canonical hours just before retiring
condonescondoneexcuse, overlook, or make allowances for; be lenient with; "excuse someone's behavior"; "She condoned her husband's occasional infidelities"
confinesconfinea bounded scope; "he stayed within the confines of the city"
conjoinsconjoinmake contact or come together; "The two roads join here"
consignsconsigngive over to another for care or safekeeping; "consign your baggage"
constrainsconstrainrestrict; "Tighten the rules"; "stiffen the regulations"
containscontainhold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of; "Arrest the downward trend"; "Check the growth of communism in South East Asia"; "Contain the rebel movement"; "Turn back the tide of communism"
convenesconvenecall together; "The students were convened in the auditorium"
coonskinscoonskina raccoon cap with the tail hanging down the back
cordonscordonadornment consisting of an ornamental ribbon or cord
cornponescornponecornbread often made without milk or eggs and baked or fried (southern)
cosignscosignsign and endorse (another person's signature), as for a loan
cosinescosineratio of the adjacent side to the hypotenuse of a right-angled triangle
cotanscotanratio of the adjacent to the opposite side of a right-angled triangle
cottonscottonfabric woven from cotton fibers
countdownscountdowncounting backward from an arbitrary number to indicate the time remaining before some event (such as launching a space vehicle)
couponscoupona test sample of some substance
courlanscourlanwading bird of South America and Central America
cousinscousinthe child of your aunt or uncle
covenscovenan assembly of witches; usually 13 witches
cowpenscowpensbattle in the American Revolution; Americans under Daniel Morgan defeated the British
cowskinscowskinleather made from the hide of a cow
coxswainscoxswainthe helmsman of a ship's boat or a racing crew
cozenscozencheat or trick; "He cozened the money out of the old man"
crackdownscrackdownseverely repressive actions
cramponscramponan iron spike attached to the shoe to prevent slipping on ice when walking or climbing
crampoonscrampoonan iron spike attached to the shoe to prevent slipping on ice when walking or climbing
cratonscratonthe part of a continent that is stable and forms the central mass of the continent; typically Precambrian
cravenscravenan abject coward
crayonscrayonwriting implement consisting of a colored stick of composition wax used for writing and drawing
creatinescreatinean amino acid that does not occur in proteins but is found in the muscle tissue of vertebrates both in the free form and as phosphocreatine; supplies energy for muscle contraction
creatinscreatinan amino acid that does not occur in proteins but is found in the muscle tissue of vertebrates both in the free form and as phosphocreatine; supplies energy for muscle contraction
creationscreation(theology) God's act of bringing the universe into existence
cremainscremainsthe remains of a dead body after cremation
CretansCretana native or inhabitant of Crete
cretinscretina person of subnormal intelligence
cretonnescretonnean unglazed heavy fabric; brightly printed; used for slipcovers and draperies
crimsonscrimsona deep and vivid red color
crispinscrispinpatron saint of shoemakers; he and his brother were martyred for trying to spread Christianity (3rd century)
CroatiansCroatiana member of the Slavic people living in Croatia
crossbonescrossbonestwo crossed bones (or a representation of two crossed bones) used as a symbol danger or death
crotonscrotontropical Asiatic shrub; source of croton oil
croutonscroutona small piece of toasted or fried bread; served in soup or salads
cryogenscryogena liquid that boils at below -160 C and is used as a refrigerant
CubansCubana native or inhabitant of Cuba
cuisinescuisinethe practice or manner of preparing food or the food so prepared
cuminscuminaromatic seeds of the cumin herb of the carrot family
curbstonescurbstonea paving stone forming part of a curb
curtainscurtainhanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window)
cutinscutin(biochemistry) a waxy transparent material that occurs in the cuticle of plants and consists of highly polymerized esters of fatty acids
cyanscyana primary subtractive color for light; has a blue-green color
CyclonesCyclonea violent rotating windstorm
cymenescymeneany of three isotopes of a colorless aromatic liquid hydrocarbon occurring in the volatile oil of cumin and thyme and used in the manufacture of synthetic resins
cysteinescysteinean amino acid containing sulfur that is found in most proteins; oxidizes on exposure to air to form cystine
cystinescystinea crystalline amino acid found in proteins (especially keratin); discovered in bladder stones
DacronsDacrona kind of polyester fabric
daemonsdaemona person who is part mortal and part god
daikonsdaikonradish of Japan with a long hard durable root eaten raw or cooked
daimonsdaimonan evil supernatural being
DalmanesDalmanetranquilizer (trade name Dalmane) used to treat insomnia
daltonsdaltonEnglish chemist and physicist who formulated atomic theory and the law of partial pressures; gave the first description of red-green color blindness (1766-1844)
dampensdampenmake moist; "The dew moistened the meadows"
damsonsdamsondark purple plum of the damson tree
DanteansDanteanof or relating to Dante Alighieri or his writings
dapsonesdapsoneantibacterial drug used to treat leprosy and some kinds of skin diseases
DardansDardana native of ancient Troy
darkensdarkenmake dark or darker; "darken a room"
DarvonsDarvona mildly narcotic analgesic drug (trade name Darvon) related to methadone but less addictive
dasheensdasheentropical starchy tuberous root
DauphinsDauphinformerly, the eldest son of the King of France and direct heir to the throne
deaconsdeacona cleric ranking just below a priest in Christian churches; one of the Holy Orders
deadensdeadenconvert (metallic mercury) into a grey powder consisting of minute globules, as by shaking with chalk or fatty oil
deadlinesdeadlinethe point in time at which something must be completed
deadpansdeadpandeliberately impassive in manner; "deadpan humor"; "his face remained expressionless as the verdict was read"
deafensdeafenmake soundproof; "deafen a room"
debonesdeboneremove the bones from; "bone the turkey before roasting it"
declinesdeclinea downward slope or bend
deepensdeepenbecome more intense; "The debate intensified"; "His dislike for raw fish only deepened in Japan"
deerskinsdeerskinleather from the hide of a deer
definesdefinedecide upon or fix definitely; "fix the variables"; "specify the parameters"
demeansdemeanreduce in worth or character, usually verbally; "She tends to put down younger women colleagues"; "His critics took him down after the lecture"
demonsdemonan evil supernatural being
dentinesdentinebone (calcified tissue) surrounding the pulp cavity of a tooth
dentinsdentinbone (calcified tissue) surrounding the pulp cavity of a tooth
deplanesdeplaneget off an airplane
deponesdeponemake a deposition; declare under oath
designsdesignthe act of working out the form of something (as by making a sketch or outline or plan); "he contributed to the design of a new instrument"
destinesdestinedesign or destine; "She was intended to become the director"
detainsdetaincause to be slowed down or delayed; "Traffic was delayed by the bad weather"; "she delayed the work that she didn't want to perform"
dethronesdethroneremove a monarch from the throne; "If the King does not abdicate, he will have to be dethroned"
detrainsdetrainleave a train
DevonsDevonred dual-purpose cattle of English origin
dextrinsdextrinany of various polysaccharides obtained by hydrolysis of starch; a tasteless and odorless gummy substance that is used as a thickening agent and in adhesives and in dietary supplements
dickensdickensa word used in exclamations of confusion; "what the devil"; "the deuce with it"; "the dickens you say"
disdainsdisdaina communication that indicates lack of respect by patronizing the recipient
dishpansdishpanlarge pan for washing dishes
disjoinsdisjoinbecome separated, disconnected or disjoint
disownsdisowncast off; "She renounced her husband"; "The parents repudiated their son"
distrainsdistrainlegally take something in place of a debt payment
divansdivana long backless sofa (usually with pillows against a wall)
divinesdivineterms referring to the Judeo-Christian God
diwansdiwana Muslim council chamber or law court
dizensdizendress up garishly and tastelessly
dobbinsdobbina quiet plodding workhorse
dobsonsdobsonlarge soft-bodied insect having long slender mandibles in the male; aquatic larvae often used as bait
doctrinesdoctrinea belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school
doeskinsdoeskina fine smooth soft woolen fabric
dogbanesdogbaneany of several poisonous perennial plants of the genus Apocynum having acrid milky juice and bell-shaped white or pink flowers and a very bitter root
dolmansdolmana woman's cloak with dolman sleeves
dolmensdolmena prehistoric megalithic tomb typically having two large upright stones and a capstone
dolphinsdolphinany of various small toothed whales with a beaklike snout; larger than porpoises
domainsdomainthe content of a particular field of knowledge
dominesdominea clergyman; especially a settled minister or parson
donjonsdonjonthe main tower within the walls of a medieval castle or fortress
doubloonsdoubloona former Spanish gold coin
downspinsdownspina swift and dangerous downturn
downtownsdowntownthe central area or commercial center of a town or city; "the heart of Birmingham's downtown"
doyennesdoyennea woman who is the senior member of a group
doyensdoyena man who is the senior member of a group; "he is the dean of foreign correspondents"
dozensdozena large number or amount; "made lots of new friends"; "she amassed stacks of newspapers"
dragonsdragonany of several small tropical Asian lizards capable of gliding by spreading winglike membranes on each side of the body
dragoonsdragoona member of a European military unit formerly composed of heavily armed cavalrymen
dripstonesdripstonea protective drip that is made of stone
drive-insdrive-inany installation designed to accommodate patrons in their automobiles
drumlinsdrumlina mound of glacial drift
dubbinsdubbintallow mixed with oil; used to make leather soft and waterproof
duckpinsduckpina bowling game using a pin smaller than a tenpin but proportionately wider
dudeensdudeena clay pipe with a short stem
dunlinsdunlinsmall common sandpiper that breeds in northern or Arctic regions and winters in southern United States or Mediterranean regions
durionsduriontree of southeastern Asia having edible oval fruit with a hard spiny rind
dustbinsdustbina bin that holds rubbish until it is collected
dustpansdustpana short-handled receptacle into which dust can be swept
earphonesearphoneelectro-acoustic transducer for converting electric signals into sounds; it is held over or inserted into the ear; "it was not the typing but the earphones that she disliked"
ebonsebonof a very dark black
EdensEdena beautiful garden where Adam and Eve were placed at the Creation; when they disobeyed and ate the forbidden fruit from the tree of knowledge of good and evil they were driven from their paradise (the fall of man)
eighteenseighteenthe cardinal number that is the sum of seventeen and one
einsteinseinsteinsomeone who has exceptional intellectual ability and originality; "Mozart was a child genius"; "he's smart but he's no Einstein"
elanselanenthusiastic and assured vigor and liveliness; "a performance of great elan and sophistication"
embrownsembrownmake brown in color; "the draught browned the leaves on the trees in the yard"
emplanesemplaneboard a plane
enchainsenchainrestrain or bind with chains
enginesenginemotor that converts thermal energy to mechanical work
enjoinsenjoingive instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority; "I said to him to go home"; "She ordered him to do the shopping"; "The mother told the child to get dressed"
enplanesenplaneboard a plane
enshrinesenshrineenclose in a shrine; "the saint's bones were enshrined in the cathedral"
ensignsensigncolors flown by a ship to show its nationality
enthronesenthroneprovide with power and authority; "They vested the council with special rights"
entrainsentrainboard a train
entwinesentwinespin,wind, or twist together; "intertwine the ribbons"; "Twine the threads into a rope"; "intertwined hearts"
eonseon(Gnosticism) a divine power or nature emanating from the Supreme Being and playing various roles in the operation of the universe
equinesequinehoofed mammals having slender legs and a flat coat with a narrow mane along the back of the neck
ermineserminemustelid of northern hemisphere in its white winter coat
errhineserrhinecausing nasal discharge
EssenesEssenea member of an ascetic Jewish sect around the time of Jesus
estronesestronea naturally occurring weak estrogenic hormone secreted by the mammalian ovary; synthesized (trade name Estronol) and used to treat estrogen deficiency
ethanesethanea colorless odorless alkane gas used as fuel
ethenesethenea flammable colorless gaseous alkene; obtained from petroleum and natural gas and used in manufacturing many other chemicals; sometimes used as an anesthetic
ethynesethynea colorless flammable gas used chiefly in welding and in organic synthesis
EumenesEumenesmason wasps
EvansEvanBritish archaeologist who excavated the palace of Knossos in Crete to find what he called Minoan civilization (1851-1941)
EvansEvansBritish archaeologist who excavated the palace of Knossos in Crete to find what he called Minoan civilization (1851-1941)
evenseventhe latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall); "he enjoyed the evening light across the lake"
exonsexonsequence of a gene's DNA that transcribes into protein structures; "exons are interspersed with introns"
explainsexplainserve as a reason or cause or justification of; "Your need to sleep late does not excuse your late arrival at work"; "Her recent divorce may explain her reluctance to date again"
FaginsFagina villainous Jew in a novel by Charles Dickens; "Fagin was a fence who trained boys as pickpockets"
falconsfalcondiurnal birds of prey having long pointed powerful wings adapted for swift flight
faminesfaminea severe shortage of food (as through crop failure) resulting in violent hunger and starvation and death
fanionsfaniona small flag used by surveyors or soldiers to mark a position
fastensfastenmake tight or tighter; "Tighten the wire"
fattensfattenmake fat or plump; "We will plump out that poor starving child"
felinesfelineany of various lithe-bodied roundheaded fissiped mammals, many with retractile claws
felonsfelonsomeone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime
festoonsfestoonflower chains suspended in curves between points as a decoration
fibrinsfibrina white insoluble fibrous protein formed by the action of thrombin on fibrinogen when blood clots; it forms a network that traps red cells and platelets
fieldstonesfieldstonestone that occurs naturally in fields; often used as building material
fifteensfifteenthe cardinal number that is the sum of fourteen and one
finnansfinnanhaddock usually baked but sometimes broiled with lots of butter
firkinsfirkina small wooden keg
fishbonesfishbonea bone of a fish
flagonsflagona large metal or pottery vessel with a handle and spout; used to hold alcoholic beverages (usually wine)
flagstonesflagstonestratified stone that splits into pieces suitable as paving stones
flamensflamena priest who served a particular deity in ancient Rome
flashgunsflashguna lamp for providing momentary light to take a photograph
flattensflattenlower the pitch of (musical notes)
flavinsflavina ketone that forms the nucleus of certain natural yellow pigments like riboflavin
flavonesflavonea colorless crystalline compound that is part of a number of white or yellow plant pigments
fleabanesfleabanecommon North American weed with linear leaves and small discoid heads of yellowish flowers; widely naturalized throughout temperate regions; sometimes placed in genus Erigeron
flexionsflexionact of bending a joint; especially a joint between the bones of a limb so that the angle between them is decreased
floatplanesfloatplanea seaplane equipped with pontoons for landing or taking off from water
floodplainsfloodplaina low plain adjacent to a river that is formed chiefly of river sediment and is subject to flooding
florinsflorinformerly the basic unit of money in the Netherlands; equal to 100 cents
fluorinesfluorinea nonmetallic univalent element belonging to the halogens; usually a yellow irritating toxic flammable gas; a powerful oxidizing agent; recovered from fluorite or cryolite or fluorapatite
fluxionsfluxiona flow or discharge
forebrainsforebrainthe anterior portion of the brain; the part of the brain that develops from the anterior part of the neural tube
forenoonsforenoonthe time period between dawn and noon; "I spent the morning running errands"
foreskinsforeskina fold of skin covering the tip of the penis
fortunesfortunean unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another; "bad luck caused his downfall"; "we ran into each other by pure chance"
fountainsfountaina plumbing fixture that provides a flow of water
fourteensfourteenthe cardinal number that is the sum of thirteen and one
franklinsfranklina landowner (14th and 15th centuries) who was free but not of noble birth
FrauleinsFrauleina German courtesy title or form of address for an unmarried woman
freestonesfreestonefruit (especially peach) whose flesh does not adhere to the pit
FreonsFreonany one or more chlorofluorocarbons (or related compounds) that are used as an aerosol propellant, organic solvent, or refrigerant
freshensfreshenmake fresh again
FriesiansFriesiana breed of dairy cattle from northern Holland
frightensfrightencause fear in; "The stranger who hangs around the building frightens me"; "Ghosts could never affright her"
FrisiansFrisiana West Germanic language spoken in Friesland in the northwestern Netherlands; a near relative of English
frissonsfrissonan almost pleasurable sensation of fright; "a frisson of surprise shot through him"
fruitionsfruitionsomething that is made real or concrete; "the victory was the realization of a whole year's work"
FrunzeFrunzethe capital of Kyrgyzstan (known as Frunze 1926-1991)
frypansfrypana pan used for frying foods
furanesfuranea colorless toxic flammable liquid used in the synthesis of nylon
furansfurana colorless toxic flammable liquid used in the synthesis of nylon
fusainsfusaina stick of black carbon material used for drawing
fusionsfusionthe act of fusing (or melting) together
fustiansfustiana strong cotton and linen fabric with a slight nap
futonsfutonmattress consisting of a pad of cotton batting that is used for sleeping on the floor or on a raised frame
gallonsgallonUnited States liquid unit equal to 4 quarts or 3.785 liters
gallstonesgallstonea calculus formed in the gall bladder or its ducts
gaminesgaminea girl of impish appeal
gaminsgamin(sometimes offensive) a homeless boy who has been abandoned and roams the streets
gammonsgammonhind portion of a side of bacon
gangrenesgangrenethe localized death of living cells (as from infection or the interruption of blood supply)
gardensgardena plot of ground where plants are cultivated
gaskinsgaskinlower part of a horse's thigh between the hock and the stifle
gastrinsgastrinpolypeptide hormone secreted by the mucous lining of the stomach; when peptides and amino acids are present in the small intestine the secretion of gastric acid is stimulated
gemstonesgemstonea crystalline rock that can be cut and polished for jewelry; "he had the gem set in a ring for his wife"; "she had jewels made of all the rarest stones"
gentiansgentianany of various plants of the family Gentianaceae especially the genera Gentiana and Gentianella and Gentianopsis
germansgermanthe standard German language; developed historically from West Germanic
gherkinsgherkinsmall prickly cucumber
gibbonsgibbonsmallest and most perfectly anthropoid arboreal ape having long arms and no tail; of southern Asia and East Indies
gibsonsgibsonUnited States tennis player who was the first Black woman player to win all the major world singles titles (1927-2003)
givensgivenan assumption that is taken for granted
gladdensgladdenbecome glad or happy
gladdonsgladdoniris with purple flowers and foul-smelling leaves; southern and western Europe and North Africa
GladstonesGladstonea large travelling bag made of stiff leather
glistensglistenthe quality of shining with a bright reflected light
globinsglobina colorless protein obtained by removing heme from hemoglobin; the oxygen carrying compound in red blood cells
glutensglutena protein substance that remains when starch is removed from cereal grains; gives cohesiveness to dough
gluttonsgluttonmusteline mammal of northern Eurasia
glycinesglycinegenus of Asiatic erect or sprawling herbs: soya bean
gnomonsgnomonindicator provided by the stationary arm whose shadow indicates the time on the sundial
goatskinsgoatskinthe hide of a goat
goblinsgoblin(folklore) a small grotesque supernatural creature that makes trouble for human beings
godownsgodown(in India and Malaysia) a warehouse
godsonsgodsona male godchild
goldensgoldenpresaging or likely to bring good luck; "a favorable time to ask for a raise"; "lucky stars"; "a prosperous moment to make a decision"
goldminesgoldminea mine where gold ore is found
goldstonesgoldstoneaventurine spangled densely with fine gold-colored particles
gonionsgonionthe craniometric point on either side at the apex of the lower jaw
gorgonsgorgon(Greek mythology) any of three winged sister monsters and the mortal Medusa who had live snakes for hair; a glance at Medusa turned the beholder to stone
goujonsgoujonlarge catfish of central United States having a flattened head and projecting jaw
grandsonsgrandsona male grandchild
grayhensgrayhenfemale black grouse
GreciansGreciana native or resident of Greece
greisensgreisena granitic rock composed of quartz and mica
gremlinsgremlin(folklore) fairies that are somewhat mischievous
greyhensgreyhenfemale black grouse
griffinsgriffinwinged monster with the head of an eagle and the body of a lion
griffonsgriffonlarge vulture of southern Europe and northern Africa having pale plumage with black wings
grindstonesgrindstonea revolving stone shaped like a disk; used to grind or sharpen or polish edge tools
grisonsgrisoncarnivore of Central America and South America resembling a weasel with a greyish-white back and dark underparts
gritstonesgritstonea hard coarse-grained siliceous sandstone
groschensgroschen100 groschen equal 1 schilling in Austria
grosgrainsgrosgraina silk or silklike fabric with crosswise ribs
gryphonsgryphonwinged monster with the head of an eagle and the body of a lion
guaninesguaninea purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with cytosine
gubbinsgubbinssomething unspecified whose name is either forgotten or not known; "she eased the ball-shaped doodad back into its socket"; "there may be some great new gizmo around the corner that you will want to use"
guerdonsguerdona reward or payment
GuineansGuineana native or inhabitant of Guinea
guldensguldenformerly the basic unit of money in the Netherlands; equal to 100 cents
hadronshadronany elementary particle that interacts strongly with other particles
hailstoneshailstonesmall pellet of ice that falls during a hailstorm
hairlineshairlinethe natural margin formed by hair on the head
hairpinshairpina double pronged pin used to hold women's hair in place
HaitiansHaitiana native or inhabitant of Haiti
halftoneshalftonean engraving used to reproduce an illustration
halonshalona compound in which the hydrogen atoms of a hydrocarbon have been replaced by bromine and other halogen atoms; very stable; used in fire extinguishers although it is thought to release bromine that depletes the ozone layer

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