Near rhymes dictionary


List of near rhymes for the word: problems


Rhymes with 1 syllable

WordBase wordDefinition
aimsaimthe action of directing something at an object; "he took aim and fired"
almsalmsmoney or goods contributed to the poor
balmsbalmsemisolid preparation (usually containing a medicine) applied externally as a remedy or for soothing an irritation
beamsbeama gymnastic apparatus used by women gymnasts
blamesblamea reproach for some lapse or misdeed; "he took the blame for it"; "it was a bum rap"
bloomsblooma powdery deposit on a surface
bombsbomban explosive device fused to explode under specific conditions
boomsboomany of various more-or-less horizontal spars or poles used to extend the foot of a sail or for handling cargo or in mooring
BrahmsBrahmsthe music of Brahms; "Brahms was included in the program"
breamsbreamany of various usually edible freshwater percoid fishes having compressed bodies and shiny scales; especially (but not exclusively) of the genus Lepomis
brimsbrima circular projection that sticks outward from the crown of a hat
bromesbromeany of various woodland and meadow grasses of the genus Bromus; native to temperate regions
broomsbrooma cleaning implement for sweeping; bundle of straws or twigs attached to a long handle
bumsbumthe 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?"
calmscalmsteadiness of mind under stress; "he accepted their problems with composure and she with equanimity"
camscama rotating disk shaped to convert circular into linear motion
chimeschimea percussion instrument consisting of a set of tuned bells that are struck with a hammer; used as an orchestral instrument
chromeschromeanother word for chromium when it is used in dyes or pigments
chumschuma large Pacific salmon with small spots on its back; an important food fish
chymeschymea semiliquid mass of partially digested food that passes from the stomach through the pyloric sphincter into the duodenum
claimsclaimdemand for something as rightful or due; "they struck in support of their claim for a shorter work day"
clamsclaminformal terms for money
climbsclimbthe act of climbing something; "it was a difficult climb to the top"
climesclimethe weather in some location averaged over some long period of time; "the dank climate of southern Wales"; "plants from a cold clime travel best in winter"
combscombthe act of drawing a comb through hair; "his hair needed a comb"
comescomethe thick white fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated by the male genital tract
cramscramprepare (students) hastily for an impending exam
creamscreamtoiletry consisting of any of various substances in the form of a thick liquid that have a soothing and moisturizing effect when applied to the skin
crimescrime(criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act; "a long record of crimes"
crumbscrumbsmall piece of e.g. bread or cake
cumscumthe thick white fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated by the male genital tract
cymescymemore or less flat-topped cluster of flowers in which the central or terminal flower opens first
DamesDameinformal terms for a (young) woman
damnsdamnsomething of little value; "his promise is not worth a damn"; "not worth one red cent"; "not worth shucks"
damsdamfemale parent of an animal especially domestic livestock
deemsdeemkeep in mind or convey as a conviction or view; "take for granted"; "view as important"; "hold these truths to be self-evident"; "I hold him personally responsible"
dimesdimestreet name for a packet of illegal drugs that is sold for ten dollars
dimsdimbecome vague or indistinct; "The distinction between the two theories blurred"
domesdomea hemispherical roof
doomsdooman unpleasant or disastrous destiny; "everyone was aware of the approaching doom but was helpless to avoid it"; "that's unfortunate but it isn't the end of the world"
drachmsdrachma unit of capacity or volume in the apothecary system equal to one eighth of a fluid ounce
DRAMsDRAMthe basic unit of money in Armenia
dreamsdreama fantastic but vain hope (from fantasies induced by the opium pipe); "I have this pipe dream about being emperor of the universe"
dromesdromean airfield equipped with control tower and hangars as well as accommodations for passengers and cargo
drumsdrumsmall to medium-sized bottom-dwelling food and game fishes of shallow coastal and fresh waters that make a drumming noise
emsema linear unit (1/6 inch) used in printing
famesfamethe state or quality of being widely honored and acclaimed
flamesflamethe process of combustion of inflammable materials producing heat and light and (often) smoke; "fire was one of our ancestors' first discoveries"
flumesflumewatercourse that consists of an open artificial chute filled with water for power or for carrying logs
foamsfoama mass of small bubbles formed in or on a liquid; "the beer had a thick head of foam"
fomesfomesgenus of bracket fungi forming corky or woody perennial shelflike sporophores often of large size; includes some that cause destructive heartrot in trees
framesframeone of the ten divisions into which bowling is divided
fumesfumegases ejected from an engine as waste products
gamesgamean amusement or pastime; "they played word games"; "he thought of his painting as a game that filled his empty time"; "his life was all fun and games"
gemsgemart highly prized for its beauty or perfection
gleamsgleaman appearance of reflected light
gloamsgloamthe time of day immediately following sunset; "he loved the twilight"; "they finished before the fall of night"
glomsglomseize upon or latch onto something; "The Republicans glommed onto Whitewater"
gloomsglooma feeling of melancholy apprehension
glumesglumesmall dry membranous bract found in inflorescences of Gramineae and Cyperaceae
glumsglummoody and melancholic
gnomesgnomea short pithy saying expressing a general truth
grammesgrammea metric unit of weight equal to one thousandth of a kilogram
gramsgramDanish physician and bacteriologist who developed a method of staining bacteria to distinguish among them (1853-1938)
grimesgrimethe state of being covered with unclean things
groomsgrooma man who has recently been married
grumesgrumea semisolid mass of coagulated red and white blood cells
gumsgumthe tissue (covered by mucous membrane) of the jaws that surrounds the bases of the teeth
gymsgymathletic facility equipped for sports or physical training
haemshaema complex red organic pigment containing iron and other atoms to which oxygen binds
hameshamestable gear consisting of either of two curved supports that are attached to the collar of a draft horse and that hold the traces
hamshammeat cut from the thigh of a hog (usually smoked)
heaumesheaumea large medieval helmet supported on the shoulders
hemeshemea complex red organic pigment containing iron and other atoms to which oxygen binds
hemshemthe edge of a piece of cloth; especially the finished edge that has been doubled under and stitched down; "the hem of her dress was stained"; "let down the hem"; "he stitched weights into the curtain's hem"; "it seeped along the hem of his jacket"
homeshomehousing that someone is living in; "he built a modest dwelling near the pond"; "they raise money to provide homes for the homeless"
humshuma humming noise; "the hum of distant traffic"
hymnshymna song of praise (to God or to a saint or to a nation)
jambsjambupright consisting of a vertical side member of a door or window frame
JamesJamesa New Testament book attributed to Saint James the Apostle
jamsjamdeliberate radiation or reflection of electromagnetic energy for the purpose of disrupting enemy use of electronic devices or systems
khoumskhoum5 khoums equal 1 ouguiya in Mauritania
lambslambyoung sheep
lameslamea fabric interwoven with threads of metal; "she wore a gold lame dress"
lamslama rapid escape (as by criminals); "the thieves made a clean getaway"; "after the expose he had to take it on the lam"
LEMsLEMa spacecraft that carries astronauts from the command module to the surface of the moon and back
limbslimbany projection that is thought to resemble a human arm; "the arm of the record player"; "an arm of the sea"; "a branch of the sewer"
limeslimethe green acidic fruit of any of various lime trees
limnslimnmake a portrait of; "Goya wanted to portray his mistress, the Duchess of Alba"
loamsloama rich soil consisting of a mixture of sand and clay and decaying organic materials
loomslooma textile machine for weaving yarn into a textile
maimsmaiminjure or wound seriously and leave permanent disfiguration or mutilation; "people were maimed by the explosion"
mamsmama Mayan language spoken by the Mam
memesmemea cultural unit (an idea or value or pattern of behavior) that is passed from one person to another by non-genetic means (as by imitation); "memes are the cultural counterpart of genes"
memsmemthe 13th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
mimesmimea performance using gestures and body movements without words
momsmominformal terms for a mother
mumsmumsecrecy; "mum's the word"
namesnameverbal abuse; a crude substitute for argument; "sticks and stones may break my bones but names can never hurt me"
NamesNamesverbal abuse; a crude substitute for argument; "sticks and stones may break my bones but names can never hurt me"
neemsneemlarge semi-evergreen tree of the East Indies; trunk exudes a tenacious gum; bitter bark used as a tonic; seeds yield an aromatic oil; sometimes placed in genus Melia
nomesnomea town in western Alaska on the southern coast of the Seward Peninsula; an important center of an Alaskan gold rush at the beginning of the 20th century
numbsnumbmake numb or insensitive; "The shock numbed her senses"
ohmsohmGerman physicist who formulated Ohm's law (1787-1854)
palmspalmthe inner surface of the hand from the wrist to the base of the fingers
phloemsphloem(botany) tissue that conducts synthesized food substances (e.g., from leaves) to parts where needed; consists primarily of sieve tubes
plumbsplumbthe metal bob of a plumb line
plumesplumethe light horny waterproof structure forming the external covering of birds
plumspluma highly desirable position or assignment; "a political plum"
poemspoema composition written in metrical feet forming rhythmical lines
pomespomea fleshy fruit (apple or pear or related fruits) having seed chambers and an outer fleshy part
pomspoma disparaging term for a British person
pramsprama small vehicle with four wheels in which a baby or child is pushed around
primesprimea number that has no factor but itself and 1
primsprimdress primly
promsproma formal ball held for a school class toward the end of the academic year
PsalmsPsalman Old Testament book consisting of a collection of 150 Psalms
PsalmsPsalmsan Old Testament book consisting of a collection of 150 Psalms
qualmsqualmuneasiness about the fitness of an action
ramsramuncastrated adult male sheep; "a British term is `tup'"
reamsreama quantity of paper; 480 or 500 sheets; one ream equals 20 quires
ReimsReimsa city in northeastern France to the east of Paris; scene of the coronation of most French kings; site of the unconditional German surrender in 1945 at the end of World War II
REMsREM(Roentgen Equivalent Man) the dosage of ionizing radiation that will cause the same amount of injury to human tissue as 1 roentgen of X-rays
RheimsRheimsa city in northeastern France to the east of Paris; scene of the coronation of most French kings; site of the unconditional German surrender in 1945 at the end of World War II
rhombsrhomba parallelogram with four equal sides; an oblique-angled equilateral parallelogram
rhumbsrhumba line on a sphere that cuts all meridians at the same angle; the path taken by a ship or plane that maintains a constant compass direction
rhymesrhymea piece of poetry
rimesrimecorrespondence in the sounds of two or more lines (especially final sounds)
rimsrimthe top edge of a vessel or other container
roamsroammove about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment; "The gypsies roamed the woods"; "roving vagabonds"; "the wandering Jew"; "The cattle roam across the prairie"; "the laborers drift from one town to the next"; "They rolled from town to town"
RomesRomethe leadership of the Roman Catholic Church
romsrom(computer science) memory whose contents can be accessed and read but cannot be changed
roomsroomapartment consisting of a series of connected rooms used as a living unit (as in a hotel)
rumsruma card game based on collecting sets and sequences; the winner is the first to meld all their cards
samessamethe language of nomadic Lapps in northern Scandinavia and the Kola Peninsula
scamsscama fraudulent business scheme
schemesschemea schematic or preliminary plan
scramsscramleave immediately; used usually in the imperative form; "Scram!"
screamsscreama joke that seems extremely funny
scrimsscrima firm open-weave fabric used for a curtain in the theater
scrumsscrum(rugby) the method of beginning play in which the forwards of each team crouch side by side with locked arms; play starts when the ball is thrown in between them and the two sides compete for possession
scumsscuma film of impurities or vegetation that can form on the surface of a liquid
seamsseamjoint consisting of a line formed by joining two pieces
seemsseemgive a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect; "She seems to be sleeping"; "This appears to be a very difficult problem"; "This project looks fishy"; "They appeared like people who had not eaten or slept for a long time"
shamesshamean unfortunate development; "it's a pity he couldn't do it"
shamsshamsomething that is a counterfeit; not what it seems to be
shawmsshawma medieval oboe
shimsshima thin wedge of material (wood or metal or stone) for driving into crevices
skimsskimreading or glancing through quickly
slamsslaman aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect; "his parting shot was `drop dead'"; "she threw shafts of sarcasm"; "she takes a dig at me every chance she gets"
slimesslimeany thick, viscous matter
slimsslimtake off weight
slumssluma district of a city marked by poverty and inferior living conditions
somssomthe basic unit of money in Kyrgyzstan
SpamsSpamunwanted e-mail (usually of a commercial nature sent out in bulk)
spumesspumefoam or froth on the sea
steamssteamwater at boiling temperature diffused in the atmosphere
stemsstema turn made in skiing; the back of one ski is forced outward and the other ski is brought parallel to it
streamsstreamthe act of flowing or streaming; continuous progression
strumsstrumsound of strumming; "the strum of a guitar"
sumssumthe whole amount
swimsswimthe act of swimming; "it was the swimming they enjoyed most": "they took a short swim in the pool"
tamestamecorrect by punishment or discipline
tamstama woolen cap of Scottish origin
teamsteamtwo or more draft animals that work together to pull something
teemsteemmove in large numbers; "people were pouring out of the theater"; "beggars pullulated in the plaza"
ThamesThamesthe longest river in England; flows eastward through London to the North Sea
themesthemea unifying idea that is a recurrent element in literary or artistic work; "it was the usual `boy gets girl' theme"
thrumsthruma thrumming sound; "he could hear the thrum of a banjo"
thumbsthumba convex molding having a cross section in the form of a quarter of a circle or of an ellipse
thymesthymeleaves can be used as seasoning for almost any meat and stews and stuffings and vegetables
timestimean arithmetic operation that is the inverse of division; the product of two numbers is computed; "the multiplication of four by three gives twelve"; "four times three equals twelve"
timestimesan arithmetic operation that is the inverse of division; the product of two numbers is computed; "the multiplication of four by three gives twelve"; "four times three equals twelve"
tombstomba place for the burial of a corpse (especially beneath the ground and marked by a tombstone); "he put flowers on his mother's grave"
tomestomea (usually) large and scholarly book
tomstommale turkey
tramstrama wheeled vehicle that runs on rails and is propelled by electricity
trimstrimcutting down to the desired size or shape
tumstuman antacid
TumsTumsan antacid
vimsviman imaginative lively style (especially style of writing); "his writing conveys great energy"; "a remarkable muscularity of style"
whamswhamhit hard; "The teacher whacked the boy"
whimswhiman odd or fanciful or capricious idea; "the theatrical notion of disguise is associated with disaster in his stories"; "he had a whimsy about flying to the moon"; "whimsy can be humorous to someone with time to enjoy it"
wombswomba hollow muscular organ in the pelvic cavity of females; contains the developing fetus
yamsyamedible tuberous root of various yam plants of the genus Dioscorea grown in the tropics world-wide for food
zoomszoomthe act of rising upward into the air

Rhymes with 2 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
abohmsabohma unit of resistance equal to a billionth of an ohm
acclaimsacclaimenthusiastic approval; "the book met with modest acclaim"; "he acknowledged the plaudits of the crowd"; "they gave him more eclat than he really deserved"
AdamsAdama mountain peak in southwestern Washington in the Cascade Range (12,307 feet high)
AdamsAdamsa mountain peak in southwestern Washington in the Cascade Range (12,307 feet high)
ahemsahemthe utterance of a sound similar to clearing the throat; intended to get attention, express hesitancy, fill a pause, hide embarrassment, warn a friend, etc.
airdromesairdromean airfield equipped with control tower and hangars as well as accommodations for passengers and cargo
airframesairframethe framework and covering of an airplane or rocket (excluding the engines)
airstreamsairstreamthe flow of air that is driven backwards by an aircraft propeller
albumsalbuma book of blank pages with pockets or envelopes; for organizing photographs or stamp collections etc
alumsaluma double sulphate of aluminum and potassium that is used as an astringent (among other things)
AngstromsAngstroma metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation
animesanimeany of various resins or oleoresins
anthemsanthema song of praise (to God or to a saint or to a nation)
antrumsantruma natural cavity or hollow in a bone
aplombsaplombgreat coolness and composure under strain; "keep your cool"
aramesaramean edible seaweed with a mild flavor
arumsarumany plant of the family Araceae; have small flowers massed on a spadix surrounded by a large spathe
ashramsashram(India) a place of religious retreat for Hindus
assumesassumeput clothing on one's body; "What should I wear today?"; "He put on his best suit for the wedding"; "The princess donned a long blue dress"; "The queen assumed the stately robes"; "He got into his jeans"
atomsatom(nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anything
autumnsautumnthe season when the leaves fall from the trees; "in the fall of 1973"
backroomsbackroomthe meeting place of a group of leaders who make their decisions via private negotiations
ballgamesballgamea field game played with a ball (especially baseball)
ballroomsballroomlarge room used mainly for dancing
balsamsbalsaman ointment containing a fragrant resin
bantamsbantamany of various small breeds of fowl
barroomsbarrooma room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter; "he drowned his sorrows in whiskey at the bar"
bathroomsbathrooma room (as in a residence) containing a bathtub or shower and usually a washbasin and toilet
becalmsbecalmmake steady; "steady yourself"
becomesbecomeenter or assume a certain state or condition; "He became annoyed when he heard the bad news"; "It must be getting more serious"; "her face went red with anger"; "She went into ecstasy"; "Get going!"
bedamnsbedamnwish harm upon; invoke evil upon; "The bad witch cursed the child"
bedframesbedframethe framework of a bed
bedimsbedimmake obscure or unclear; "The distinction was obscured"
BedlamsBedlampejorative terms for an insane asylum
bedroomsbedrooma room used primarily for sleeping
bedtimesbedtimethe time you go to bed
begrimesbegrimemake soiled, filthy, or dirty; "don't soil your clothes when you play outside!"
begumsbeguma Muslim woman of high rank in India or Pakistan
beldamesbeldamea woman of advanced age
beldamsbeldama woman of advanced age
benumbsbenumbmake numb or insensitive; "The shock numbed her senses"
beseemsbeseemaccord or comport with; "This kind of behavior does not suit a young woman!"
besomsbesoma broom made of twigs tied together on a long handle
betimesbetimein good time; "he awoke betimes that morning"
betimesbetimesin good time; "he awoke betimes that morning"
biomesbiomea major biotic community characterized by the dominant forms of plant life and the prevailing climate
birdlimesbirdlimea sticky adhesive that is smeared on small branches to capture small birds
blasphemesblasphemespeak of in an irreverent or impious manner; "blaspheme God"
bloodstreamsbloodstreamthe blood flowing through the circulatory system
blossomsblossomreproductive organ of angiosperm plants especially one having showy or colorful parts
bluestemsbluestemtall grass with smooth bluish leaf sheaths grown for hay in the United States
boardroomsboardrooma room where a committee meets (such as the board of directors of a company)
bosomsbosoma close affectionate and protective acceptance; "his willing embrace of new ideas"; "in the bosom of the family"
bottomsbottoma cargo ship; "they did much of their overseas trade in foreign bottoms"
brainstemsbrainstemthe part of the brain continuous with the spinal cord and comprising the medulla oblongata and pons and midbrain and parts of the hypothalamus
breadcrumbsbreadcrumbcrumb of bread; used especially for coating or thickening
broadloomsbroadlooma carpet woven on a wide loom to obviate the need for seams
brooklimesbrooklimeplant of western North America and northeastern Asia having prostrate stems with dense racemes of pale violet to lilac flowers
broughamsbroughama sedan that has no roof over the driver's seat
buckramsbuckrama coarse cotton fabric stiffened with glue; used in bookbinding and to stiffen clothing
bunkumsbunkumunacceptable behavior (especially ludicrously false statements)
bynamesbynamea familiar name for a person (often a shortened version of a person's given name); "Joe's mother would not use his nickname and always called him Joseph"; "Henry's nickname was Slim"
caromscaroma shot in billiards in which the cue ball contacts one object ball and then the other
celomsceloma cavity in the mesoderm of an embryo that gives rise in humans to the pleural cavity and pericardial cavity and peritoneal cavity
centimescentimea coin worth one-hundredth of the value of the basic unit
centrumscentrumthe main body of a vertebra
checkroomscheckrooma room where baggage or parcels are checked
checksumschecksuma digit representing the sum of the digits in an instance of digital data; used to check whether errors have occurred in transmission or storage
chetrumschetrum100 chetrums equal 1 ngultrum in Bhutan
chrisomschrisoma consecrated ointment consisting of a mixture of oil and balsam
classroomsclassrooma room in a school where lessons take place
cleomescleometropical and subtropical annual or perennial herbs or low shrubs
cloakroomscloakrooma room where coats and other articles can be left temporarily
clubroomsclubrooma room used for the activities of a club
coatroomscoatrooma room where coats and other articles can be left temporarily
cockscombscockscombthe fleshy red crest on the head of the domestic fowl and other gallinaceous birds
coelomscoeloma cavity in the mesoderm of an embryo that gives rise in humans to the pleural cavity and pericardial cavity and peritoneal cavity
coenzymescoenzymea small molecule (not a protein but sometimes a vitamin) essential for the activity of some enzymes
columnscolumn(architecture) a tall vertical cylindrical structure standing upright and used to support a structure
condemnscondemndeclare or judge unfit for use or habitation; "The building was condemned by the inspector"
condomscondomcontraceptive device consisting of a sheath of thin rubber or latex that is worn over the penis during intercourse
consommesconsommeclear soup usually of beef or veal or chicken
consumesconsumeengage fully; "The effort to pass the exam consumed all his energy"
contemnscontemnlook down on with disdain; "He despises the people he has to work for"; "The professor scorns the students who don't catch on immediately"
corymbscorymbflat-topped or convex inflorescence in which the individual flower stalks grow upward from various points on the main stem to approximately the same height; outer flowers open first
costumescostumethe attire worn in a play or at a fancy dress ball; "he won the prize for best costume"
coulombscoulombFrench physicist famous for his discoveries in the field of electricity and magnetism; formulated Coulomb's Law (1736-1806)
courtroomscourtrooma room in which a lawcourt sits; "television cameras were admitted in the courtroom"
coxcombscoxcombthe fleshy red crest on the head of the domestic fowl and other gallinaceous birds
crossbeamscrossbeama horizontal beam that extends across something
customscustommoney collected under a tariff
darkroomsdarkrooma room in which photographs are developed
datumsdatuman item of factual information derived from measurement or research
daydreamsdaydreamabsentminded dreaming while awake
daytimesdaytimethe time after sunrise and before sunset while it is light outside; "the dawn turned night into day"; "it is easier to make the repairs in the daytime"
declaimsdeclaimspeak against in an impassioned manner; "he declaimed against the wasteful ways of modern society"
defamesdefamecharge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone; "The journalists have defamed me!" "The article in the paper sullied my reputation"
denimsdenima coarse durable twill-weave cotton fabric
deplumesdeplumestrip of feathers; "pull a chicken"; "pluck the capon"
dictumsdictuman authoritative declaration
diestrumsdiestrum(of animals having several estrous cycles in one breeding season) a state or interval of sexual inactivity or quiescence between periods of activity
digramsdigramtwo successive letters (especially two letters used to represent a single sound: `sh' in `shoe')
dirhamsdirhamworth one tenth of a Kuwaiti dinar; equal 100 fils
disclaimsdisclaimmake a disclaimer about; "He disclaimed any responsibility"
displumesdisplumestrip of feathers; "pull a chicken"; "pluck the capon"
DodgemsDodgema small low-powered electrically powered vehicle driven on a special platform where there are many others to be dodged
doldrumsdoldrumsa belt of calms and light winds between the northern and southern trade winds of the Atlantic and Pacific
doorframesdoorframethe frame that supports a door
doorjambsdoorjamba jamb for a door
dorsumsdorsumthe back of the body of a vertebrate or any analogous surface (as the upper or outer surface of an organ or appendage or part); "the dorsum of the foot"
downtimesdowntimea period of time when something (as a machine or factory) is not operating (especially as a result of malfunctions)
dumdumsdumduma soft-nosed small-arms bullet that expands when it hits a target and causes a gaping wound
DurhamsDurhamEnglish breed of short-horned cattle
durumsdurumwheat with hard dark-colored kernels high in gluten and used for bread and pasta; grown especially in southern Russia, North Africa, and northern central North America
eardrumseardrumthe membrane in the ear that vibrates to sound
earldomsearldomthe domain controlled by an earl or count or countess
EdamsEdammild yellow Dutch cheese made in balls encased in a red covering
eightsomeseightsomea Scottish reel for eight dancers
embalmsembalmpreserve a dead body
emblemsemblemspecial design or visual object representing a quality, type, group, etc.
endgamesendgamethe final stages of a chess game after most of the pieces have been removed from the board
engramsengrama postulated biochemical change (presumably in neural tissue) that represents a memory
entombsentombplace in a grave or tomb; "Stalin was buried behind the Kremlin wall on Red Square"; "The pharaohs were entombed in the pyramids"; "My grandfather was laid to rest last Sunday"
enzymesenzymeany of several complex proteins that are produced by cells and act as catalysts in specific biochemical reactions
esteemsesteeman attitude of admiration or esteem; "she lost all respect for him"
examsexama set of questions or exercises evaluating skill or knowledge; "when the test was stolen the professor had to make a new set of questions"
exclaimsexclaimutter aloud; often with surprise, horror, or joy; "`I won!' he exclaimed"; "`Help!' she cried"; "`I'm here,' the mother shouted when she saw her child looking lost"
exhumesexhumedig up for reburial or for medical investigation; of dead bodies
extremesextremethe furthest or highest degree of something; "he carried it to extremes"
fandomsfandomthe fans of a sport or famous person
fathomsfathom(mining) a unit of volume (equal to 6 cubic feet) used in measuring bodies of ore
fiefdomsfiefdoman organization that is controlled by a dominant person or group
filmdomsfilmdomthe personnel of the film industry; "a star of stage and screen"
flimflamsflimflama swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property
flotsamsflotsamthe floating wreckage of a ship
fluidramsfluidrama unit of capacity or volume in the apothecary system equal to one eighth of a fluid ounce
foramsforammarine microorganism having a calcareous shell with openings where pseudopods protrude
foredoomsforedoomdoom beforehand
forelimbsforelimbthe front limb (or the homologous structure in other animals, such as a flipper or wing)
forenamesforenamethe name that precedes the surname
forumsforuma public facility to meet for open discussion
foursomesfoursomefour people considered as a unit; "he joined a barbershop quartet"; "the foursome teed off before 9 a.m."
freedomsfreedomthe condition of being free; the power to act or speak or think without externally imposed restraints
frustumsfrustuma truncated cone or pyramid; the part that is left when a cone or pyramid is cut by a plane parallel to the base and the apical part is removed
fulcrumsfulcrumthe pivot about which a lever turns
genomesgenomethe ordering of genes in a haploid set of chromosomes of a particular organism; the full DNA sequence of an organism; "the human genome contains approximately three billion chemical base pairs"
ginghamsginghama clothing fabric in a plaid weave
golemsgolema mechanism that can move automatically
grahamsgrahamflour made by grinding the entire wheat berry including the bran; (`whole meal flour' is British usage)
graphemesgraphemea written symbol that is used to represent speech; "the Greek alphabet has 24 characters"
greenroomsgreenrooma backstage room in a theater where performers rest or have visitors
grillroomsgrillrooma restaurant where food is cooked on a grill
grogramsgrograma coarse fabric of silk mixed with wool or mohair and often stiffened with gum
guardroomsguardrooma room used by soldiers on guard
guestroomsguestrooma bedroom that is kept for the use of guests
gypsumsgypsuma common white or colorless mineral (hydrated calcium sulphate) used to make cements and plasters (especially plaster of Paris)
hakeemshakeema Muslim physician
hakimshakima Muslim physician
halftimeshalftimean intermission between the first and second half of a game
handloomshandlooma loom powered by hand
hansomshansoma two-wheeled horse-drawn covered carriage with the driver's seat above and behind the passengers
hareemshareemliving quarters reserved for wives and concubines and female relatives in a Muslim household
haremsharemliving quarters reserved for wives and concubines and female relatives in a Muslim household
headroomsheadroomthe capacity of a system to reproduce loud sounds without distortion
headstreamsheadstreama stream that forms the source of a river
heirloomsheirloomsomething that has been in a family for generations
hokumshokuma message that seems to convey no meaning
holmesholmea fictitious detective in stories by A. Conan Doyle
HolmesHolmesa fictitious detective in stories by A. Conan Doyle
hoodlumshoodluman aggressive and violent young criminal
hornbeamshornbeamany of several trees or shrubs of the genus Carpinus
humdrumshumdrumthe quality of wearisome constancy, routine, and lack of variety; "he had never grown accustomed to the monotony of his work"; "he was sick of the humdrum of his fellow prisoners"; "he hated the sameness of the food the college served"
iambsiamba metrical unit with unstressed-stressed syllables
illumesillumemake lighter or brighter; "This lamp lightens the room a bit"
ImamsImam(Islam) the man who leads prayers in a mosque; for Shiites an imam is a recognized authority on Islamic theology and law and a spiritual guide
imaumsimaum(Islam) the man who leads prayers in a mosque; for Shiites an imam is a recognized authority on Islamic theology and law and a spiritual guide
incomesincomethe financial gain (earned or unearned) accruing over a given period of time
inflamesinflamebecome inflamed; get sore; "His throat inflamed"
IslamsIslamthe monotheistic religious system of Muslims founded in Arabia in the 7th century and based on the teachings of Muhammad as laid down in the Koran; "Islam is a complete way of life, not a Sunday religion"; "the term Muhammadanism is offensive to Muslims who believe that Allah, not Muhammad, founded their religion"
itemsitema whole individual unit; especially when included in a list or collection; "they reduced the price on many items"
jetsamsjetsamthe floating wreckage of a ship
jibboomsjibbooma spar that extends the bowsprit
jorumsjoruma large drinking bowl
kingdomskingdoma basic group of natural objects
ledumsledumevergreen shrubs of north temperate regions
legumeslegumethe seedpod of a leguminous plant (such as peas or beans or lentils)
lexemeslexemea minimal unit (as a word or stem) in the lexicon of a language; `go' and `went' and `gone' and `going' are all members of the English lexeme `go'
lingamslingamthe Hindu phallic symbol of Siva
linumslinuma herbaceous plant genus of the family Linaceae with small sessile leaves
locumslocumsomeone (physician or clergyman) who substitutes temporarily for another member of the same profession
logjamslogjaman immovable mass of logs blocking a river
lunchroomslunchrooma restaurant (in a facility) where lunch can be purchased
lunchtimeslunchtimethe customary or habitual hour for eating lunch; "he observed a regular lunchtime"
lustrumslustruma ceremonial purification of the Roman population every five years following the census
lyceumslyceuma public hall for lectures and concerts
macramesmacramea relatively coarse lace; made by weaving and knotting cords
madamesmadametitle used for a married Frenchwoman
madamsmadama woman of refinement; "a chauffeur opened the door of the limousine for the grand lady"
maelstromsmaelstroma powerful circular current of water (usually the result of conflicting tides)
MagnumsMagnuma large wine bottle for liquor or wine
mainframesmainframe(computer science) the part of a computer (a microprocessor chip) that does most of the data processing; "the CPU and the memory form the central part of a computer to which the peripherals are attached"
mainstreamsmainstreamthe prevailing current of thought; "his thinking was in the American mainstream"
maximsmaxima saying that is widely accepted on its own merits
mayhemsmayhemviolent and needless disturbance
mealtimesmealtimethe hour at which a meal is habitually or customarily eaten
meantimesmeantimethe time between one event, process, or period and another; "meanwhile the socialists are running the government"
meerschaumsmeerschauma pipe having a bowl made of meerschaum
megohmsmegohma unit of resistance equal to one million ohms
megrimsmegrima state of depression; "he had a bad case of the blues"
menstruumsmenstruumthe monthly discharge of blood from the uterus of nonpregnant women from puberty to menopause; "the women were sickly and subject to excessive menstruation"; "a woman does not take the gout unless her menses be stopped"--Hippocrates; "the semen begins to appear in males and to be emitted at the same time of life that the catamenia begin to flow in females"--Aristotle
mentumsmentuma projection below the mouth of certain mollusks that resembles a chin
mesdamesmadama woman of refinement; "a chauffeur opened the door of the limousine for the grand lady"
mesdamesmadametitle used for a married Frenchwoman
midstreamsmidstreamthe middle of a stream
milldamsmilldamdam to make a millpond to provide power for a water mill
millimesmillime1,000 millimes equal 1 dinar in Tunisia
minimsminima musical note having the time value of half a whole note
misnamesmisnameassign in incorrect name to; "These misnamed philanthropists"
mistimesmistimetime incorrectly; "She mistimed the marathon runner"
modemsmodem(from a combination of MOdulate and DEModulate) electronic equipment consisting of a device used to connect computers by a telephone line
moonbeamsmoonbeama ray of moonlight
morphemesmorphememinimal meaningful language unit; it cannot be divided into smaller meaningful units
museumsmuseuma depository for collecting and displaying objects having scientific or historical or artistic value
mushroomsmushroomfleshy body of any of numerous edible fungi
MuslimsMuslima believer in or follower of Islam
myogramsmyograma graphical recording of muscle activity
napalmsnapalmgasoline jelled with aluminum soaps; highly incendiary liquid used in fire bombs and flamethrowers
newsroomsnewsrooma reading room (in a library or club) where newspapers and other periodicals can be read
ngultrumsngultrumthe basic unit of money in Bhutan
NichromesNichromean alloy of nickel and chromium with high electrical resistance and an ability to withstand high temperatures; used for resistance heating elements
nicknamesnicknamea familiar name for a person (often a shortened version of a person's given name); "Joe's mother would not use his nickname and always called him Joseph"; "Henry's nickname was Slim"
nighttimesnighttimethe time after sunset and before sunrise while it is dark outside
noncomsnoncoma military officer appointed from enlisted personnel
nostrumsnostrumpatent medicine whose efficacy is questionable
oakumsoakumloose hemp or jute fiber obtained by unravelling old ropes; when impregnated with tar it was used to caulk seams and pack joints in wooden ships
ofttimesofttimesmany times at short intervals; "we often met over a cup of coffee"
outcomesoutcomesomething that results; "he listened for the results on the radio"
oximesoximeany compound containing the group -C=NOH
PablumsPablumworthless or oversimplified ideas
pastimespastimea diversion that occupies one's time and thoughts (usually pleasantly); "sailing is her favorite pastime"; "his main pastime is gambling"; "he counts reading among his interests"; "they criticized the boy for his limited pursuits"
paynimspaynima heathen; a person who is not a Christian (especially a Muslim)
pelhamspelhama bit with a bar mouthpiece that is designed to combine a curb and snaffle
peplumspepluma garment worn by women in ancient Greece; cloth caught at the shoulders and draped in folds to the waist
perfumesperfumea toiletry that emits and diffuses a fragrant odor
phantomsphantomsomething existing in perception only; "a ghostly apparition at midnight"
phellemsphellem(botany) outer tissue of bark; a protective layer of dead cells
phonemesphoneme(linguistics) one of a small set of speech sounds that are distinguished by the speakers of a particular language
PilgrimsPilgrimsomeone who journeys in foreign lands
playroomsplayrooma recreation room for noisy activities (parties or children's play etc)
playtimesplaytimetime for play or diversion
plectrumsplectruma small thin device (of metal or plastic or ivory) used to pluck a stringed instrument
plenumsplenuman enclosed space in which the air pressure is higher than outside
pogromspogromorganized persecution of an ethnic group (especially Jews)
pom-pomspom-pomartillery designed to shoot upward at airplanes
poolroomspoolrooma room with pool tables where pool is played
possumspossumnocturnal arboreal marsupial having a naked prehensile tail found from southern North America to northern South America
prelimsprelimwritten matter preceding the main text of a book
presumespresumetake liberties or act with too much confidence
problemsproblema source of difficulty; "one trouble after another delayed the job"; "what's the problem?"
proclaimsproclaimpraise, glorify, or honor; "extol the virtues of one's children"; "glorify one's spouse's cooking"
prodromesprodromean early symptom that a disease is developing or that an attack is about to occur
programmesprogrammea performance (or series of performances) at a public presentation; "the program lasted more than two hours"
programsprograma performance (or series of performances) at a public presentation; "the program lasted more than two hours"
PurimsPurim(Judaism) a Jewish holy day commemorating their deliverance from massacre by Haman
quicklimesquicklimea white crystalline oxide used in the production of calcium hydroxide
quitclaimsquitclaimact of transferring a title or right or claim to another
quorumsquoruma gathering of the minimal number of members of an organization to conduct business
racemesracemeusually elongate cluster of flowers along the main stem in which the flowers at the base open first
radomesradomea housing for a radar antenna; transparent to radio waves
ragtimesragtimemusic with a syncopated melody (usually for the piano)
ransomsransomthe act of freeing from captivity or punishment
reclaimsreclaimovercome the wildness of; make docile and tractable; "He tames lions for the circus"; "reclaim falcons"
rectumsrectumthe terminal section of the alimentary canal; from the sigmoid flexure to the anus
redeemsredeemconvert into cash; of commercial papers
regimesregime(medicine) a systematic plan for therapy (often including diet)
renamesrenameassign a new name to; "Many streets in the former East Germany were renamed in 1990"
restroomsrestrooma toilet that is available to the public
resumesresumea summary of your academic and work history
retemsretemdesert shrub of Syria and Arabia having small white flowers; constitutes the juniper of the Old Testament; sometimes placed in genus Genista
rhizomesrhizomea horizontal plant stem with shoots above and roots below serving as a reproductive structure
rostrumsrostrumbeaklike projection of the anterior part of the head of certain insects such as e.g. weevils
sachemssachema chief of a North American tribe or confederation (especially an Algonquian chief)
sacrumssacrumwedge-shaped bone consisting of five fused vertebrae forming the posterior part of the pelvis; its base connects with the lowest lumbar vertebra and its tip with the coccyx
salaamssalaama deep bow; a Muslim form of salutation
sanctumssanctuma sacred place of pilgrimage
santimssantims100 santimi equal 1 lats in Latvia
schoolroomsschoolrooma room in a school where lessons take place
schooltimesschooltimethe time of life when you are going to school
scrotumsscrotumthe external pouch that contains the testes
sebumssebumthe oily secretion of the sebaceous glands; with perspiration it moistens and protects the skin
sedumssedumany of various plants of the genus Sedum
seedtimesseedtimethe time during which seeds should be planted
septumsseptum(anatomy) a dividing partition between two tissues or cavities
serfdomsserfdomthe state of a serf
serumsseruman amber, watery fluid, rich in proteins, that separates out when blood coagulates
sheikdomssheikdomthe domain ruled by a sheik
sheikhdomssheikhdomthe domain ruled by a sheik
shittimsshittimshrubby thorny deciduous tree of southeastern United States with white flowers and small black drupaceous fruit
showroomsshowrooman area where merchandise (such as cars) can be displayed; "in Britain a showroom is called a salesroom"
showtimesshowtimethe time at which something is supposed to begin; "they got an early start"; "she knew from the get-go that he was the man for her"
sickroomssickrooma room to which a sick person is confined
simoomssimooma violent hot sand-laden wind on the deserts of Arabia and North Africa
sitcomssitcoma humorous television program based on situations that could arise in everyday life
slalomsslaloma downhill race over a winding course defined by upright poles
slipstreamsslipstreamthe flow of air that is driven backwards by an aircraft propeller
sodomssodom(Old Testament) an ancient city near the Dead Sea that (along with Gomorrah) was destroyed by God for the wickedness of its inhabitants
sorghumssorghummade from juice of sweet sorghum
spectrumsspectruma broad range of related objects or values or qualities or ideas or activities
sphagnumssphagnumany of various pale or ashy mosses of the genus Sphagnum whose decomposed remains form peat
sprechstimmessprechstimmea style of dramatic vocalization between singing and speaking
springtimesspringtimethe season of growth; "the emerging buds were a sure sign of spring"; "he will hold office until the spring of next year"
stardomsstardomthe status of being acknowledged as a star; "stardom meant nothing to her"
sternumssternumthe flat bone that articulates with the clavicles and the first seven pairs of ribs
stillroomsstillrooma pantry or storeroom connected with the kitchen (especially in a large house) for preparing tea and beverages and for storing liquors and preserves and tea etc
stockroomsstockroomstoreroom for storing goods and supplies used in a business
stratumsstratuman abstract place usually conceived as having depth; "a good actor communicates on several levels"; "a simile has at least two layers of meaning"; "the mind functions on many strata simultaneously"
strongroomsstrongrooma burglarproof and fireproof room in which valuables are kept
sublimessublimevaporize and then condense right back again
subsumessubsumeconsider (an instance of something) as part of a general rule or principle
succumbssuccumbconsent reluctantly
sunbeamssunbeama ray of sunlight
sunroomssunrooma room enclosed largely with glass and affording exposure to the sun
supremessupremegreatest in status or authority or power; "a supreme tribunal"
surnamessurnamethe name used to identify the members of a family (as distinguished from each member's given name)
symptomssymptomanything that accompanies X and is regarded as an indication of X's existence
syndromessyndromea complex of concurrent things; "every word has a syndrome of meanings"
systemssysteminstrumentality that combines interrelated interacting artifacts designed to work as a coherent entity; "he bought a new stereo system"; "the system consists of a motor and a small computer"
talcumstalcuma toilet powder made of purified talc and usually scented; absorbs excess moisture
tandemstandema bicycle with two sets of pedals and two seats
tangramstangrama Chinese puzzle consisting of a square divided into seven pieces that must be arranged to match particular designs
tantrumstantruma display of bad temper; "he had a fit"; "she threw a tantrum"; "he made a scene"
taproomstaprooma room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter; "he drowned his sorrows in whiskey at the bar"
tearoomstearooma restaurant where tea and light meals are available
teatimesteatimea light midafternoon meal of tea and sandwiches or cakes; "an Englishman would interrupt a war to have his afternoon tea"
thraldomsthraldomthe state of being under the control of another person
thralldomsthralldomthe state of being under the control of another person
threesomesthreesomethree people considered as a unit
tom-tomstom-tomany of various drums with small heads
totemstotememblem consisting of an object such as an animal or plant; serves as the symbol of a family or clan (especially among American Indians)
transomstransoma horizontal crosspiece across a window or separating a door from a window over it
trigramstrigrama word that is written with three letters in an alphabetic writing system
triremestriremeancient Greek or Roman galley or warship having three tiers of oars on each side
twosomestwosomea pair who associate with one another; "the engaged couple"; "an inseparable twosome"
uptimesuptimea period of time when something (as a machine or factory) is functioning and available for use
vacuumsvacuuman electrical home appliance that cleans by suction
vellumsvellumfine parchment prepared from the skin of a young animal e.g. a calf or lamb
venomsvenomfeeling a need to see others suffer
victimsvictiman unfortunate person who suffers from some adverse circumstance
volumesvolumephysical objects consisting of a number of pages bound together; "he used a large book as a doorstop"
wampumswampumsmall cylindrical beads made from polished shells and fashioned into strings or belts; used by certain Native American peoples as jewelry or currency
wardroomswardroommilitary quarters for dining and recreation for officers of a warship (except the captain)
wartimeswartimea period of time during which there is armed conflict
washroomswashrooma lavatory (particularly a lavatory in a public place)
webcamswebcama digital camera designed to take digital photographs and transmit them over the internet
welcomeswelcomea greeting or reception; "the proposal got a warm welcome"
wigwamswigwama Native American lodge frequently having an oval shape and covered with bark or hides
wisdomswisdomthe trait of utilizing knowledge and experience with common sense and insight
wolframswolframa heavy grey-white metallic element; the pure form is used mainly in electrical applications; it is found in several ores including wolframite and scheelite
workroomsworkroomroom where work is done
xylemsxylemthe woody part of plants: the supporting and water-conducting tissue, consisting primarily of tracheids and vessels
ylemsylem(cosmology) the original matter that (according to the big bang theory) existed before the formation of the chemical elements
YquemsYquema sweet white French wine

Rhymes with 3 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
abcoulombsabcoulomba unit of electrical charge equal to 10 coulombs
academesacademethe academic world
accustomsaccustommake psychologically or physically used (to something); "She became habituated to the background music"
acetumsacetumsour-tasting liquid produced usually by oxidation of the alcohol in wine or cider and used as a condiment or food preservative
acronymsacronyma word formed from the initial letters of the several words in the name
acrosomesacrosomea process at the anterior end of a sperm cell that produces enzymes to facilitate penetration of the egg
aerodromesaerodromean airfield equipped with control tower and hangars as well as accommodations for passengers and cargo
aerogrammesaerogrammea letter sent by air mail
aerogramsaerograma letter sent by air mail
agendumsagenduma list of matters to be taken up (as at a meeting)
alarumsalaruman automatic signal (usually a sound) warning of danger
alliumsalliumlarge genus of perennial and biennial pungent bulbous plants: garlic; leek; onion; chive; sometimes placed in family Alliaceae as the type genus
AlundumsAlunduma substance made of fused alumina
alyssumsalyssuma genus of the family Cruciferae
amalgamsamalgama combination or blend of diverse things; "his theory is an amalgam of earlier ideas"
amylumsamyluma complex carbohydrate found chiefly in seeds, fruits, tubers, roots and stem pith of plants, notably in corn, potatoes, wheat, and rice; an important foodstuff and used otherwise especially in adhesives and as fillers and stiffeners for paper and textiles
anagramsanagrama game whose object is to form words from a group of randomly chosen letters
anonymsanonyma fictitious name used when the person performs a particular social role
anteroomsanterooma large entrance or reception room or area
antonymsantonyma word that expresses a meaning opposed to the meaning of another word, in which case the two words are antonyms of each other; "to him the antonym of `gay' was `depressed'"
apoenzymesapoenzymea protein that combines with a coenzyme to form an active enzyme
arcanumsarcanuminformation known only to a special group; "the secret of Cajun cooking"
arthrogramsarthrograman X ray of a joint after the injection of a contrast medium
asarumsasarumwild ginger
aspartamesaspartamean artificial sweetener made from aspartic acid; used as a calorie-free sweetener
astrodomesastrodomea transparent dome on top of an airplane where the navigator can make celestial observations
asylumsasyluma hospital for mentally incompetent or unbalanced person
atheneumsatheneuma place where reading materials are available
atriumsatriumthe central area in a building; open to the sky
autosomesautosomeany chromosome that is not a sex chromosome; appear in pairs in body cells but as single chromosomes in spermatozoa
axiomsaxiom(logic) a proposition that is not susceptible of proof or disproof; its truth is assumed to be self-evident
bariumsbariuma soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group; found in barite
bdelliumsbdelliumaromatic gum resin; similar to myrrh
bohriumsbohriuma transuranic element
boredomsboredomthe feeling of being bored by something tedious
bridegroomsbridegrooma man who has recently been married
brummagemsbrummagema city in central England; 2nd largest English city and an important industrial and transportation center
buncombesbuncombeunacceptable behavior (especially ludicrously false statements)
cablegramscablegrama telegram sent abroad
cadmiumscadmiuma soft bluish-white ductile malleable toxic bivalent metallic element; occurs in association with zinc ores
caesiumscaesiuma soft silver-white ductile metallic element (liquid at normal temperatures); the most electropositive and alkaline metal
calciumscalciuma white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light; the fifth most abundant element in the earth's crust; an important component of most plants and animals
cambiumscambiumthe inner layer of the periosteum
capsicumscapsicumchiefly tropical perennial shrubby plants having many-seeded fruits: sweet and hot peppers
cardamomscardamomaromatic seeds used as seasoning like cinnamon and cloves especially in pickles and barbecue sauces
cardamumscardamumaromatic seeds used as seasoning like cinnamon and cloves especially in pickles and barbecue sauces
catacombscatacomban underground tunnel with recesses where bodies were buried (as in ancient Rome)
cementumscementuma specialized bony substance covering the root of a tooth
centrosomescentrosomesmall region of cytoplasm adjacent to the nucleus; contains the centrioles and serves to organize the microtubules
cerebrumscerebrumanterior portion of the brain consisting of two hemispheres; dominant part of the brain in humans
ceriumsceriuma ductile grey metallic element of the lanthanide series; used in lighter flints; the most abundant of the rare-earth group
cesiumscesiuma soft silver-white ductile metallic element (liquid at normal temperatures); the most electropositive and alkaline metal
checkerbloomscheckerbloomperennial purple-flowered wild mallow of western North America that is also cultivated
cherubimscheruban angel of the second order whose gift is knowledge; usually portrayed as a winged child
ChristendomsChristendomthe collective body of Christians throughout the world and history (found predominantly in Europe and the Americas and Australia); "for a thousand years the Roman Catholic Church was the principal church of Christendom"
ChristmastimesChristmastimeperiod extending from Dec. 24 to Jan. 6
chromiumschromiuma hard brittle multivalent metallic element; resistant to corrosion and tarnishing
chromosomeschromosomea threadlike strand of DNA in the cell nucleus that carries the genes in a linear order; "humans have 22 chromosome pairs plus two sex chromosomes"
cladogramscladograma tree diagram used to illustrate phylogenetic relationships
cocoyamscocoyamtropical starchy tuberous root
cofferdamscofferdamlarge watertight chamber used for construction under water
colchicumscolchicumchiefly fall-blooming perennial cormous herbs; sometimes placed in family Colchicaceae
coliseumscoliseuman oval large stadium with tiers of seats; an arena in which contests and spectacles are held
colosseumscolosseuma large amphitheater in Rome whose construction was begun by Vespasian about AD 75 or 80
colostrumscolostrummilky fluid secreted for the first day or two after parturition
combretumscombretumany of numerous shrubs or small trees of the genus Combretum having spikes of small flowers
coniumsconiumsmall genus of highly toxic biennials: hemlock
continuumscontinuuma continuous nonspatial whole or extent or succession in which no part or portion is distinct or distinguishable from adjacent parts
conundrumsconundruma difficult problem
coriumscoriumthe deep vascular inner layer of the skin
corundumscorundumvery hard mineral used as an abrasive
counterclaimscounterclaima claim filed in opposition to another claim in a legal action
craniumscraniumthe part of the skull that encloses the brain
cryptogamscryptogamformerly recognized taxonomic group including all flowerless and seedless plants that reproduce by means of spores: ferns, mosses, algae, fungi
cryptogramscryptograma piece of writing in code or cipher
curiumscuriuma radioactive transuranic metallic element; produced by bombarding plutonium with helium nuclei
currycombscurrycomba square comb with rows of small teeth; used to curry horses
cyclostomescyclostomeprimitive aquatic vertebrate
cytochromescytochrome(biochemistry) a class of hemoprotein whose principal biological function is electron transfer (especially in cellular respiration)
decagramsdecagram10 grams
decigramsdecigram1/10 gram
decorumsdecorumpropriety in manners and conduct
dekagramsdekagram10 grams
dermatomesdermatomea surgical instrument used to cut very thin slices of skin
diademsdiademan ornamental jeweled headdress signifying sovereignty
diagramsdiagrama drawing intended to explain how something works; a drawing showing the relation between the parts
diatomsdiatommicroscopic unicellular marine or freshwater colonial alga having cell walls impregnated with silica
dictyosomesdictyosomea netlike structure in the cytoplasm of animal cells (especially in those cells that produce secretions)
dinnertimesdinnertimethe customary or habitual hour for the evening meal
disesteemsdisesteemthe state in which esteem has been lost
dithyrambsdithyramb(ancient Greece) a passionate hymn (usually in honor of Dionysus)
dubniumsdubniuma transuranic element
dukedomsdukedomthe domain controlled by a duke or duchess
duodenumsduodenumthe part of the small intestine between the stomach and the jejunum
echiumsechiuma genus of bristly herbs and shrubs of the family Boraginaceae
echogramsechograman image of a structure that is produced by ultrasonography (reflections of high-frequency sound waves); used to observe fetal growth or to study bodily organs
electrumselectruman alloy of gold and silver
endosteumsendosteumvascular membrane that lines the inner surface of long bones
envenomsenvenomadd poison to; "Her husband poisoned her drink in order to kill her"
epigramsepigrama witty saying
episomesepisomeDNA that is not incorporated into the genome but is replicated together with the genome (especially in bacterial cells)
eponymseponymthe name derived from a person (real or imaginary); "Down's syndrome is an eponym for the English physician John Down"
erbiumserbiuma trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group; occurs with yttrium
eryngiumseryngiumlarge genus of decorative plants with thistlelike flower heads; cosmopolitan in distribution
exanthemsexanthemeruption on the skin occurring as a symptom of a disease
factotumsfactotuma servant employed to do a variety of jobs
fermiumsfermiuma radioactive transuranic metallic element produced by bombarding plutonium with neutrons
filenamesfilename(computer science) the name given to a computer file in order to distinguish it from other files; may contain an extension that indicates the type of file
firebombsfirebomba bomb that is designed to start fires; is most effective against flammable targets (such as fuel)
fireroomsfireroom(nautical) chamber or compartment in which the furnaces of a ship are stoked or fired
flagellumsflagelluma lash-like appendage used for locomotion (e.g., in sperm cells and some bacteria and protozoa)
fluorochromesfluorochromeany of various fluorescent substances used in fluorescence microscopy to stain specimens
foliumsfoliuma thin layer or stratum of (especially metamorphic) rock
franciumsfranciuma radioactive element of the alkali-metal group discovered as a disintegration product of actinium
galbanumsgalbanuma bitter aromatic gum resin that resembles asafetida
galliumsgalliuma rare silvery (usually trivalent) metallic element; brittle at low temperatures but liquid above room temperature; occurs in trace amounts in bauxite and zinc ores
gastronomesgastronomea person devoted to refined sensuous enjoyment (especially good food and drink)
guaiacumsguaiacumsmall genus of evergreen resinous trees or shrubs of warm and tropical America
hafniumshafniuma grey tetravalent metallic element that resembles zirconium chemically and is found in zirconium minerals; used in filaments for its ready emission of electrons
hahniumshahniuma transuranic element
hassiumshassiuma radioactive transuranic element
hecatombshecatomba great sacrifice; an ancient Greek or Roman sacrifice of 100 oxen
hectogramshectogram100 grams
heliumsheliuma very light colorless element that is one of the six inert gasses; the most difficult gas to liquefy; occurs in economically extractable amounts in certain natural gases (as those found in Texas and Kansas)
hexagramshexagrama regular polygon formed by extending each of the sides of a regular hexagon to form two equilateral triangles
hippeastrumshippeastrumamaryllis of tropical America often cultivated as a houseplant for its showy white to red flowers
hippodromeshippodromea stadium for horse shows or horse races
histogramshistograma bar chart representing a frequency distribution; heights of the bars represent observed frequencies
holmiumsholmiuma trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group; occurs together with yttrium; forms highly magnetic compounds
hologramshologramthe intermediate photograph (or photographic record) that contains information for reproducing a three-dimensional image by holography
homeroomshomerooma classroom in which all students in a particular grade (or in a division of a grade) meet at certain times under the supervision of a teacher who takes attendance and does other administrative business
homonymshomonymtwo words are homonyms if they are pronounced or spelled the same way but have different meanings
honeycombshoneycomba framework of hexagonal cells resembling the honeycomb built by bees
houseroomshouseroomspace for accommodation in a house; "I wouldn't give that table houseroom"
hypernymshypernyma word that is more generic than a given word
hyponymshyponyma word that is more specific than a given word
idiomsidiomthe style of a particular artist or school or movement; "an imaginative orchestral idiom"
indiumsindiuma rare soft silvery metallic element; occurs in small quantities in sphalerite
intercomsintercoma communication system linking different rooms within a building or ship etc
interimsinterimthe time between one event, process, or period and another; "meanwhile the socialists are running the government"
isogramsisograma line drawn on a map connecting points having the same numerical value of some variable
jejunumsjejunumthe part of the small intestine between the duodenum and the ileum
JeroboamsJeroboama large wine bottle (holds 4/5 of a gallon)
kettledrumskettledruma large hemispherical brass or copper percussion instrument with a drumhead that can be tuned by adjusting the tension on it
kilogramskilogramone thousand grams; the basic unit of mass adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites; "a kilogram is approximately 2.2 pounds"
labdanumslabdanuma soft blackish-brown resinous exudate from various rockroses used in perfumes especially as a fixative
laburnumslaburnumflowering shrubs or trees having bright yellow flowers; all parts of the plant are poisonous
ladanumsladanuma soft blackish-brown resinous exudate from various rockroses used in perfumes especially as a fixative
lanthanumslanthanuma white soft metallic element that tarnishes readily; occurs in rare earth minerals and is usually classified as a rare earth
laudanumslaudanumnarcotic consisting of an alcohol solution of opium or any preparation in which opium is the main ingredient
lebensraumslebensraumspace sought for occupation by a nation whose population is expanding
LibriumsLibriuma tranquilizer (trade names Librium and Libritabs) used in the treatment of alcoholism
lifetimeslifetimethe period during which something is functional (as between birth and death); "the battery had a short life"; "he lived a long and happy life"
linoleumslinoleuma floor covering
lipogramslipograma text that excludes a particular letter or particular letters of the alphabet
liposomesliposomean artificially made microscopic vesicle into which nucleic acids can be packaged; used in molecular biology as a transducing vector
lithiumslithiuma soft silver-white univalent element of the alkali metal group; the lightest metal known; occurs in several minerals
logogramslogograma single written symbol that represents an entire word or phrase without indicating its pronunciation; "7 is a logogram that is pronounced `seven' in English and `nanatsu' in Japanese"
lonesomeslonesomemarked by dejection from being alone; "felt sad and lonely"; "the loneliest night of the week"; "lonesome when her husband is away"; "spent a lonesome hour in the bar"
loxodromesloxodromea line on a sphere that cuts all meridians at the same angle; the path taken by a ship or plane that maintains a constant compass direction
lysosomeslysosomean organelle found in the cytoplasm of most cells (especially in leukocytes and liver and kidney cells)
lysozymeslysozymean enzyme found in saliva and sweat and tears that destroys the cell walls of certain bacteria
macadamsmacadama paved surface having compressed layers of broken rocks held together with tar
mammogramsmammogramX-ray film of the soft tissue of the breast
maritimesmaritimesthe collective name for the Canadian provinces of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island
marjoramsmarjorampungent leaves used as seasoning with meats and fowl and in stews and soups and omelets
martyrdomsmartyrdomany experience that causes intense suffering
mausoleumsmausoleuma large burial chamber, usually above ground
maximumsmaximumthe greatest possible degree; "he tried his utmost"
mediumsmediuman occupation for which you are especially well suited; "in law he found his true metier"
meristemsmeristemundifferentiated tissue from which new cells are formed, as at the tip of a stem or root
mesenchymesmesenchymemesodermal tissue that forms connective tissue and blood and smooth muscles
metonymsmetonyma word that denotes one thing but refers to a related thing; "Washington is a metonym for the United States government"; "plastic is a metonym for credit card"
metronomesmetronomeclicking pendulum indicates the exact tempo of a piece of music
mezereumsmezereumthe dried bark of the shrub mezereon
microgramsmicrogramone millionth (1/1,000,000) gram
microsomesmicrosomea tiny granule in the cytoplasm that is where protein synthesis takes place under the direction of mRNA
microtomesmicrotomescientific instrument that cuts thin slices of something for microscopic examination
milligramsmilligramone thousandth (1/1,000) gram
minimumsminimumthe point on a curve where the tangent changes from negative on the left to positive on the right
miniumsminiuma reddish oxide of lead (Pb3O4) used as a pigment in paints and in glass and ceramics
modicumsmodicuma small or moderate or token amount; "England still expects a modicum of eccentricity in its artists"- Ian Jack
momentumsmomentumthe product of a body's mass and its velocity; "the momentum of the particles was deduced from meteoritic velocities"
monochromesmonochromea black-and-white photograph or slide
monogramsmonograma graphic symbol consisting of 2 or more letters combined (usually your initials); printed on stationery or embroidered on clothing
monotremesmonotremethe most primitive mammals comprising the only extant members of the subclass Prototheria
MuharramsMuharramthe first month of the Islamic calendar
nanogramsnanogramone billionth (1/1,000,000,000) gram
nomogramsnomograma graphic representation of numerical relations
odiumsodiumhate coupled with disgust
oftentimesoftentimesmany times at short intervals; "we often met over a cup of coffee"
omentumsomentuma fold of peritoneum supporting the viscera
opiumsopiuman addictive narcotic extracted from seed capsules of the opium poppy
opossumsopossumnocturnal arboreal marsupial having a naked prehensile tail found from southern North America to northern South America
optimumsoptimummost favorable conditions or greatest degree or amount possible under given circumstances
oriflammesoriflammea red or orange-red flag used as a standard by early French kings
osmiumsosmiuma hard brittle blue-grey or blue-black metallic element that is one of the platinum metals; the heaviest metal known
overcomesovercomeovercome, usually through no fault or weakness of the person that is overcome; "Heart disease can get the best of us"
overtimesovertimework done in addition to regular working hours
pabulumspabuluminsipid intellectual nourishment
palindromespalindromea word or phrase that reads the same backward as forward
palliumspalliumcloak or mantle worn by men in ancient Rome
panicumspanicumpanic grass
panjandrumspanjandruman important or influential (and often overbearing) person
pantomimespantomimea performance using gestures and body movements without words
paspalumspaspalumtall tufted perennial tropical American grass naturalized as pasture and forage grass in southern United States
peacetimespeacetimea period of time during which there is no war
pendulumspenduluman apparatus consisting of an object mounted so that it swings freely under the influence of gravity
pentagramspentagrama star with 5 points; formed by 5 straight lines between the vertices of a pentagon and enclosing another pentagon
perineumsperineumthe general region between the anus and the genital organs
peristomesperistomeregion around the mouth in various invertebrates
petroleumspetroleuma dark oil consisting mainly of hydrocarbons
phlebogramsphlebograman X ray of a vein injected with a radiopaque contrast medium
phonogramsphonogramany written symbol standing for a sound or syllable or morpheme or word
platinumsplatinuma heavy precious metallic element; grey-white and resistant to corroding; occurs in some nickel and copper ores and is also found native in some deposits
podiumspodiuma platform raised above the surrounding level to give prominence to the person on it
polychromespolychromea piece of work composed of or decorated in many colors
pomatumspomatumhairdressing consisting of a perfumed oil or ointment
postmortemspostmorteman examination and dissection of a dead body to determine cause of death or the changes produced by disease
post-mortemspost-morteman examination and dissection of a dead body to determine cause of death or the changes produced by disease
premiumspremiumpayment or reward (especially from a government) for acts such as catching criminals or killing predatory animals or enlisting in the military
princedomsprincedomterritory ruled by a prince
proenzymesproenzymeany of a group of compounds that are inactive precursors of enzymes and require some change (such as the hydrolysis of a fragment that masks an active enzyme) to become active
protiumsprotiumgenus of chiefly tropical American trees having fragrant wood and yielding gum elemi
pseudonymspseudonyma fictitious name used when the person performs a particular social role
psylliumspsylliumplantain of Mediterranean regions whose seeds swell and become gelatinous when moist and are used as a mild laxative
pterygiumspterygiumeither of two thickened triangular layers of conjunctiva extending from the nasal edge of the eye to the cornea; it arises from irritation of the pinguecula
pyrethrumspyrethrumused in former classifications for plants later placed in genus Chrysanthemum and now often included in genus Tanacetum
pythiumspythiumany fungus of the genus Pythium
radiumsradiuman intensely radioactive metallic element that occurs in minute amounts in uranium ores
RequiemsRequiema Mass celebrated for the dead
residuumsresiduumsomething left after other parts have been taken away; "there was no remainder"; "he threw away the rest"; "he took what he wanted and I got the balance"
retronymsretronyma word introduced because an existing term has become inadequate; "Nobody ever heard of analog clocks until digital clocks became common, so `analog clock' is a retronym"
rheniumsrheniuma rare heavy polyvalent metallic element that resembles manganese chemically and is used in some alloys; is obtained as a by-product in refining molybdenum
rhodiumsrhodiuma white hard metallic element that is one of the platinum group and is found in platinum ores; used in alloys with platinum
ribosomesribosomean organelle in the cytoplasm of a living cell; they attach to mRNA and move down it one codon at a time and then stop until tRNA brings the required amino acid; when it reaches a stop codon it falls apart and releases the completed protein molecule for use by the cell; "the ribosome is the site of protein synthesis"
saleroomssalerooman area where merchandise (such as cars) can be displayed; "in Britain a showroom is called a salesroom"
salesroomssalesrooman area where merchandise (such as cars) can be displayed; "in Britain a showroom is called a salesroom"
sarcosomessarcosomea large mitochondrion in a striated muscle fiber
sargassumssargassumbrown algae with rounded bladders forming dense floating masses in tropical Atlantic waters as in the Sargasso Sea
scandiumsscandiuma white trivalent metallic element; sometimes classified in the rare earth group; occurs in the Scandinavian mineral thortveitite
schistosomesschistosomeflatworms parasitic in the blood vessels of mammals
scholiumsscholiuma marginal note written by a scholiast (a commentator on ancient or classical literature)
seaborgiumsseaborgiuma transuranic element
sealyhamssealyhama wire-haired terrier with short legs that was first bred in Sealyham
seismogramsseismogramthe graphical record of an earth tremor made by using a seismograph
sesamessesameEast Indian annual erect herb; source of sesame seed or benniseed and sesame oil
silphiumssilphiumtall North American perennial herbs
skiagramsskiagrama photographic image produced on a radiosensitive surface by radiation other than visible light (especially by X-rays or gamma rays)
sodiumssodiuma silvery soft waxy metallic element of the alkali metal group; occurs abundantly in natural compounds (especially in salt water); burns with a yellow flame and reacts violently in water; occurs in sea water and in the mineral halite (rock salt)
solanumssolanumtype genus of the Solanaceae: nightshade; potato; eggplant; bittersweet
sometimessometimeson certain occasions or in certain cases but not always; "sometimes she wished she were back in England"; "sometimes her photography is breathtaking"; "sometimes they come for a month; at other times for six months"
sonogramssonograman image of a structure that is produced by ultrasonography (reflections of high-frequency sound waves); used to observe fetal growth or to study bodily organs
spectrogramsspectrograma photographic record of a spectrum
speculumsspeculuma medical instrument for dilating a bodily passage or cavity in order to examine the interior
stadiumsstadiuma large structure for open-air sports or entertainments
stateroomsstaterooma guest cabin
storeroomsstorerooma room in which things are stored
stratagemsstratagema maneuver in a game or conversation
striatumsstriatuma striped mass of white and grey matter located in front of the thalamus in each cerebral hemisphere; consists of the caudate nucleus and the lenticular nucleus
strontiumsstrontiuma soft silver-white or yellowish metallic element of the alkali metal group; turns yellow in air; occurs in celestite and strontianite
stumblebumsstumblebuman awkward stupid person
StyrofoamsStyrofoama light resilient foam of polystyrene
subkingdomssubkingdom(biology) a taxonomic group comprising a major division of a kingdom
subprogramssubprograma set sequence of steps, part of larger computer program
substratumssubstratuman indigenous language that contributes features to the language of an invading people who impose their language on the indigenous population; "the Celtic languages of Britain are a substrate for English"
subsystemssubsystema system that is part of some larger system
sugarplumssugarplumany of various small sugary candies
summertimessummertimethe warmest season of the year; in the northern hemisphere it extends from the summer solstice to the autumnal equinox; "they spent a lazy summer at the shore"
supermomssupermoman informal term for a mother who can combine childcare and full-time employment
suppertimessuppertimethe customary or habitual hour for the evening meal
synonymssynonymtwo words that can be interchanged in a context are said to be synonymous relative to that context
tachogramstachograma graphical record of speed and distance produced by a tachograph
tantalumstantaluma hard grey lustrous metallic element that is highly resistant to corrosion; occurs in niobite and fergusonite and tantalite
tediumstediumdullness owing to length or slowness
teetotumsteetotuma conical child's plaything tapering to a steel point on which it can be made to spin; "he got a bright red top and string for his birthday"
telecomstelecom(often plural) systems used in transmitting messages over a distance electronically
telegramstelegrama message transmitted by telegraph
terbiumsterbiuma metallic element of the rare earth group; used in lasers; occurs in apatite and monazite and xenotime and ytterbite
tetragramstetragrama word that is written with four letters in an alphabetic writing system
thalictrumsthalictrumwidely distributed genus of perennial herbs: meadow rue
thalliumsthalliuma soft grey malleable metallic element that resembles tin but discolors on exposure to air; it is highly toxic and is used in rodent and insect poisons; occurs in zinc blende and some iron ores
theoremstheoreman idea accepted as a demonstrable truth
thermogramsthermograma graphical record produced by a thermograph
thoriumsthoriuma soft silvery-white tetravalent radioactive metallic element; isotope 232 is used as a power source in nuclear reactors; occurs in thorite and in monazite sands
thuliumsthuliuma soft silvery metallic element of the rare earth group; isotope 170 emits X-rays and is used in small portable X-ray machines; it occurs in monazite and apatite and xenotime
toponymstoponymthe name by which a geographical place is known
trilliumstrilliumany liliaceous plant of the genus Trillium having a whorl of three leaves at the top of the stem with a single three-petaled flower
triticumstriticumannual cereal grasses from Mediterranean area; widely cultivated in temperate regions
tritiumstritiuma radioactive isotope of hydrogen; atoms of tritium have three times the mass of ordinary hydrogen atoms
tympanumstympanuma large hemispherical brass or copper percussion instrument with a drumhead that can be tuned by adjusting the tension on it
unbosomsunbosomrelieve oneself of troubling information
ValiumsValiuma tranquilizer (trade name Valium) used to relieve anxiety and relax muscles; acts by enhancing the inhibitory actions of the neurotransmitter GABA; can also be used as an anticonvulsant drug in cases of nerve agent poisoning
velodromesvelodromea banked oval track for bicycle or motorcycle racing
venogramsvenograman X ray of a vein injected with a radiopaque contrast medium
veratrumsveratruma genus of coarse poisonous perennial herbs; sometimes placed in subfamily Melanthiaceae
viburnumsviburnumdeciduous or evergreen shrubs or small trees: arrow-wood; wayfaring tree
whoredomswhoredomoffering sexual intercourse for pay
WilliamsWilliamUnited States playwright (1911-1983)
WilliamsWilliamsUnited States playwright (1911-1983)
wintertimeswintertimethe coldest season of the year; in the northern hemisphere it extends from the winter solstice to the vernal equinox
yttriumsyttriuma silvery metallic element that is common in rare-earth minerals; used in magnesium and aluminum alloys

Rhymes with 4 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
aconitumsaconitumgenus of poisonous plants of temperate regions of northern hemisphere with a vaulted and enlarged petal
actiniumsactiniuma radioactive element of the actinide series; found in uranium ores
ageratumsageratumany plant of the genus Ageratum having opposite leaves and small heads of blue or white flowers
alluviumsalluviumclay or silt or gravel carried by rushing streams and deposited where the stream slows down
aluminumsaluminuma silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite
ammoniumsammoniumthe ion NH4 derived from ammonia; behaves in many respects like an alkali metal ion
angiogramsangiograman X-ray representation of blood vessels made after the injection of a radiopaque substance; "angiograms are produced by angiography"
anthuriumsanthuriumany of various tropical American plants cultivated for their showy foliage and flowers
antirrhinumsantirrhinuma genus of herbs of the family Scrophulariaceae with brightly colored irregular flowers
antiserumsantiserumblood serum containing antibodies against specific antigens; provides immunity to a disease
aquariumsaquariuma tank or pool or bowl filled with water for keeping live fish and underwater animals
arboretumsarboretuma facility where trees and shrubs are cultivated for exhibition
athenaeumsathenaeuma place where reading materials are available
audiogramsaudiograma graphical representation of a person's auditory sensitivity to sound
berkeliumsberkeliuma radioactive transuranic element; discovered by bombarding americium with helium
berylliumsberylliuma light strong brittle grey toxic bivalent metallic element
botulinumsbotulinumanaerobic bacterium producing botulin the toxin that causes botulism
caladiumscaladiumany plant of the genus Caladium cultivated for their ornamental foliage variously patterned in white or pink or red
candelabrumscandelabrumbranched candlestick; ornamental; has several lights

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