Near rhymes dictionary


List of near rhymes for the word: relax


Rhymes with 1 syllable

WordBase wordDefinition
achesachea dull persistent (usually moderately intense) pain
auksaukblack-and-white short-necked web-footed diving bird of northern seas
axaxan edge tool with a heavy bladed head mounted across a handle
bachesbachthe music of Bach; "he played Bach on the organ"
backsback(American football) the position of a player on a football team who is stationed behind the line of scrimmage
bakesbakecook and make edible by putting in a hot oven; "bake the potatoes"
balksbalkan illegal pitching motion while runners are on base
baulksbaulkone of several parallel sloping beams that support a roof
beaksbeakhorny projecting mouth of a bird
becksbecka beckoning gesture
bikesbikea wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedals
BlacksBlackblack clothing (worn as a sign of mourning); "the widow wore black"
blocksblockthe act of obstructing or deflecting someone's movements
blocsbloca group of countries in special alliance
blokesblokea boy or man; "that chap is your host"; "there's a fellow at the door"; "he's a likable cuss"; "he's a good bloke"
BochesBocheoffensive term for a person of German descent
bocksbocka very strong lager traditionally brewed in the fall and aged through the winter for consumption in the spring
booksbookphysical objects consisting of a number of pages bound together; "he used a large book as a doorstop"
boxboxa blow with the hand (usually on the ear); "I gave him a good box on the ear"
brakesbrakea braking device consisting of a combination of interacting parts that work to slow a motor vehicle
breaksbreakan escape from jail; "the breakout was carefully planned"
bricksbrickrectangular block of clay baked by the sun or in a kiln; used as a building or paving material
brooksbrookUnited States literary critic and historian (1886-1963)
BrooksBrooksUnited States literary critic and historian (1886-1963)
bucksbuckmature male of various mammals (especially deer or antelope)
cachescachea hidden storage space (for money or provisions or weapons)
cakescakea block of solid substance (such as soap or wax); "a bar of chocolate"
calkscalka metal cleat on the bottom front of a horseshoe to prevent slipping
caulkscaulka waterproof filler and sealant that is used in building and repair to make watertight
chalkschalka piece of calcite or a similar substance, usually in the shape of a crayon, that is used to write or draw on blackboards or other flat surfaces
checkscheckthe act of inspecting or verifying; "they made a check of their equipment"; "the pilot ran through the check-out procedure"
cheekscheekimpudent aggressiveness; "I couldn't believe her boldness"; "he had the effrontery to question my honesty"
chickschickyoung bird especially of domestic fowl
chicschicelegance by virtue of being fashionable
chockschocka block of wood used to prevent the sliding or rolling of a heavy object
chocschoccolloquial British abbreviation; "a box of chocs"
chokeschokea valve that controls the flow of air into the carburetor of a gasoline engine
chuckschucka holding device consisting of adjustable jaws that center a workpiece in a lathe or center a tool in a drill
clacksclacka simple valve with a hinge on one side; allows fluid to flow in only one direction
clichesclichea trite or obvious remark
clicksclickdepression of a button on a computer mouse; "a click on the right button for example"
cloakscloaka loose outer garment
clochesclochea woman's close-fitting hat that resembles a helmet
clocksclockEuropean weed naturalized in southwestern United States and Mexico having reddish decumbent stems with small fernlike leaves and small deep reddish-lavender flowers followed by slender fruits that stick straight up; often grown for forage
cloxclocka timepiece that shows the time of day
cluckscluckthe sound made by a hen (as in calling her chicks)
coaxcoaxa transmission line for high-frequency signals
cockscockadult male bird
cokescokestreet names for cocaine
cookscooksomeone who cooks food
coxcoxthe helmsman of a ship's boat or a racing crew
crackscrackthe act of cracking something
crakescrakeany of several short-billed Old World rails
craxcraxtype genus of the Cracidae: curassows
creakscreaka squeaking sound; "the creak of the floorboards gave him away"
crechescrechea hospital where foundlings (infant children of unknown parents) are taken in and cared for
CreeksCreeka natural stream of water smaller than a river (and often a tributary of a river); "the creek dried up every summer"
crickscrickEnglish biochemist who (with Watson in 1953) helped discover the helical structure of DNA (1916-2004)
croakscroaka harsh hoarse utterance (as of a frog)
crockscrockan earthen jar (made of baked clay)
CrookesCrookesEnglish chemist and physicist; discovered thallium; invented the radiometer and studied cathode rays (1832-1919)
crookscrooka long staff with one end being hook shaped
cruxcruxthe most important point
cukescukecylindrical green fruit with thin green rind and white flesh eaten as a vegetable; related to melons
CzechsCzechthe Slavic language of Czechs
daksdakEast Indian tree bearing a profusion of intense vermilion velvet-textured blooms and yielding a yellow dye
decksdeckany of various platforms built into a vessel
DECsDEC(astronomy) the angular distance of a celestial body north or to the south of the celestial equator; expressed in degrees; used with right ascension to specify positions on the celestial sphere
dhaksdhakEast Indian tree bearing a profusion of intense vermilion velvet-textured blooms and yielding a yellow dye
dicksdickobscene terms for penis
dikesdikea barrier constructed to contain the flow of water or to keep out the sea
DixDixUnited States social reformer who pioneered in the reform of prisons and in the treatment of the mentally ill; superintended women army nurses during the American Civil War (1802-1887)
docksdocka short or shortened tail of certain animals
docsdocthe United States federal department that promotes and administers domestic and foreign trade (including management of the census and the patent office); created in 1913
drakesdrakeadult male of a wild or domestic duck
drecksdreckmerchandise that is shoddy or inferior
ducksducksmall wild or domesticated web-footed broad-billed swimming bird usually having a depressed body and short legs
dukesdukea British peer of the highest rank
dykesdykea barrier constructed to contain the flow of water or to keep out the sea
exexthe 24th letter of the Roman alphabet
fakesfake(football) a deceptive move made by a football player
FAQsFAQa list of questions that are frequently asked (about a given topic) along with their answers
faxfaxduplicator that transmits the copy by wire or radio
fixfixa determination of the place where something is; "he got a good fix on the target"
flacksflackartillery designed to shoot upward at airplanes
flakesflakea small fragment of something broken off from the whole; "a bit of rock caught him in the eye"
flaxflaxplant of the genus Linum that is cultivated for its seeds and for the fibers of its stem
flecksflecka small contrasting part of something; "a bald spot"; "a leopard's spots"; "a patch of clouds"; "patches of thin ice"; "a fleck of red"
flexflexthe act of flexing; "he gave his biceps a flex to impress the ladies"
flicksflicka form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement; "they went to a movie every Saturday night"; "the film was shot on location"
flocksflocka group of birds
flocsfloca small loosely aggregated mass of flocculent material suspended in or precipitated from a liquid
flukesflukeparasitic flatworms having external suckers for attaching to a host
fluxfluxin constant change; "his opinions are in flux"; "the newness and flux of the computer industry"
folksfolkpeople in general (often used in the plural); "they're just country folk"; "folks around here drink moonshine"; "the common people determine the group character and preserve its customs from one generation to the next"
foxfoxalert carnivorous mammal with pointed muzzle and ears and a bushy tail; most are predators that do not hunt in packs
freaksfreaksomeone who is so ardently devoted to something that it resembles an addiction; "a golf addict"; "a car nut"; "a bodybuilding freak"; "a news junkie"
frocksfrocka one-piece garment for a woman; has skirt and bodice
FuchsFuchsBritish physicist who was born in Germany and fled Nazi persecution; in the 1940s he passed secret information to the USSR about the development of the atom bomb in the United States (1911-1988)
fucksfuckslang for sexual intercourse
gawksgawkan awkward stupid person
geeksgeeka person with an unusual or odd personality
gooksgook(slang) a disparaging term for an Asian person (especially for North Vietnamese soldiers in the Vietnam War)
GreeksGreekthe Hellenic branch of the Indo-European family of languages
gucksguckany thick, viscous matter
hackshacka saddle horse used for transportation rather than sport etc.
haickshaickan outer garment consisting of a large piece of white cloth; worn by men and women in northern Africa
haikshaikan outer garment consisting of a large piece of white cloth; worn by men and women in northern Africa
hakeshakeany of several marine food fishes related to cod
hawkshawkdiurnal bird of prey typically having short rounded wings and a long tail
hexhexan evil spell; "a witch put a curse on his whole family"; "he put the whammy on me"
hickshicka person who is not very intelligent or interested in culture
hikeshikea long walk usually for exercise or pleasure; "she enjoys a hike in her spare time"
hoaxhoaxsomething intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage
HocksHocktarsal joint of the hind leg of hoofed mammals; corresponds to the human ankle
hookshooklarge strong hand (as of a fighter); "wait till I get my hooks on him"
huckshucktoweling consisting of coarse absorbent cotton or linen fabric
IXIXthe cardinal number that is the sum of eight and one
JacksJacka game in which jackstones are thrown and picked up in various groups between bounces of a small rubber ball
jakesjakea small outbuilding with a bench having holes through which a user can defecate
jakesjakesa small outbuilding with a bench having holes through which a user can defecate
jaksjakimmense East Indian fruit resembling breadfruit; it contains an edible pulp and nutritious seeds that are commonly roasted
jocksjocka support for the genitals worn by men engaging in strenuous exercise
jokesjokea ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement
kickskickthe act of delivering a blow with the foot; "he gave the ball a powerful kick"; "the team's kicking was excellent"
kikeskike(ethnic slur) offensive term for a Jew
klicksklicka metric unit of length equal to 1000 meters (or 0.621371 miles)
knacksknacka special way of doing something; "he had a bent for it"; "he had a special knack for getting into trouble"; "he couldn't get the hang of it"
knocksknockthe act of hitting vigorously; "he gave the table a whack"
KnoxKnoxScottish theologian who founded Presbyterianism in Scotland and wrote a history of the Reformation in Scotland (1514-1572)
knucksknucksa small metal weapon; worn over the knuckles on the back of the hand
kookskooksomeone regarded as eccentric or crazy and standing out from a group
lackslackthe state of needing something that is absent or unavailable; "there is a serious lack of insight into the problem"; "water is the critical deficiency in desert regions"; "for want of a nail the shoe was lost"
laicslaiccharacteristic of those who are not members of the clergy; "set his collar in laic rather than clerical position"; "the lay ministry"
lakeslakea body of (usually fresh) water surrounded by land
lakhslakhthe cardinal number that is the fifth power of ten
laxlaxemptying easily or excessively; "loose bowels"
leaksleakunauthorized (especially deliberate) disclosure of confidential information
leeksleekrelated to onions; white cylindrical bulb and flat dark-green leaves
lekslekthe basic unit of money in Albania
lickslick(boxing) a blow with the fist; "I gave him a clout on his nose"
likeslikea kind of person; "We'll not see his like again"; "I can't tolerate people of his ilk"
lochslochScottish word for a lake
lockslockany wrestling hold in which some part of the opponent's body is twisted or pressured
lookslookthe act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually; "he went out to have a look"; "his look was fixed on her eyes"; "he gave it a good looking at"; "his camera does his looking for him"
loughsloughIrish word for a lake
loxloxbrine-cured salmon that is lightly smoked
lucksluckan 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"
luxluxa unit of illumination equal to 1 lumen per square meter; 0.0929 foot candle
machesmachAustrian physicist and philosopher who introduced the Mach number and who founded logical positivism (1838-1916)
machsmachAustrian physicist and philosopher who introduced the Mach number and who founded logical positivism (1838-1916)
macksmacka waterproof raincoat made of rubberized fabric
makesmakethe act of mixing cards haphazardly
maksmaka terrorist organization founded by Osama bin Laden in the 1980s to provide money and recruit fighters around the world; enlisted and transported thousands of men to Afghanistan to fight the Russians; a split in the group led bin Laden and the extremist faction of MAK to form al-Qaeda
maxmaxstreet names for gamma hydroxybutyrate
MicksMick(ethnic slur) offensive term for a person of Irish descent
mikesmikedevice for converting sound waves into electrical energy
mixmixthe act of mixing together; "paste made by a mix of flour and water"; "the mixing of sound channels in the recording studio"
mocksmockthe act of mocking or ridiculing; "they made a mock of him"
mokesmokeBritish informal for donkey
mucksmuckfecal matter of animals
necksneckan opening in a garment for the neck of the wearer; a part of the garment near the wearer's neck
nichesnichean enclosure that is set back or indented
nicksnicka small cut
nixnixa quantity of no importance; "it looked like nothing I had ever seen before"; "reduced to nil all the work we had done"; "we racked up a pathetic goose egg"; "it was all for naught"; "I didn't hear zilch about it"
nocksnockmake small marks into the surface of; "score the clay before firing it"
nooksnookan interior angle formed by two meeting walls; "a piano was in one corner of the room"
NoxNoxRoman goddess of night; daughter of Erebus; counterpart of Greek Nyx
nukesnukethe warhead of a missile designed to deliver an atom bomb
NyxNyx(Greek mythology) Greek goddess of the night; daughter of Chaos; counterpart of Roman Nox
oaksoaka deciduous tree of the genus Quercus; has acorns and lobed leaves; "great oaks grow from little acorns"
ochsochUnited States newspaper publisher (1858-1935)
OchsOchsUnited States newspaper publisher (1858-1935)
OKsOKan endorsement; "they gave us the O.K. to go ahead"
oxoxany of various wild bovines especially of the genera Bos or closely related Bibos
packspacka convenient package or parcel (as of cigarettes or film)
paxpax(Roman Catholic Church) a greeting signifying Christian love for those assisting at the Eucharist
peakspeaka brim that projects to the front to shade the eyes; "he pulled down the bill of his cap and trudged ahead"
peckspecka United States dry measure equal to 8 quarts or 537.605 cubic inches
pecspecseither of two large muscles of the chest
peekspeeka secret look
pekespekea Chinese breed of small short-legged dogs with a long silky coat and broad flat muzzle
phloxphloxany polemoniaceous plant of the genus Phlox; chiefly North American; cultivated for their clusters of flowers
pickspickthe act of choosing or selecting; "your choice of colors was unfortunate"; "you can take your pick"
pikespikeany of several elongate long-snouted freshwater game and food fishes widely distributed in cooler parts of the northern hemisphere
pixpixany receptacle in which wafers for the Eucharist are kept
pluckspluckthe act of pulling and releasing a taut cord
pockspocka pustule in an eruptive disease
pokespoke(boxing) a blow with the fist; "I gave him a clout on his nose"
poxpoxa contagious disease characterized by purulent skin eruptions that may leave pock marks
pricksprickthe act of puncturing with a small point; "he gave the balloon a small prick"
proxproxin or of the next month after the present; "scheduled for the 6th prox"
psychespsychethat which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason; "his mind wandered"; "I couldn't get his words out of my head"
puckspucka vulcanized rubber disk 3 inches in diameter that is used instead of a ball in ice hockey
pukespukea person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible; "only a rotter would do that"; "kill the rat"; "throw the bum out"; "you cowardly little pukes!"; "the British call a contemptible person a `git'"
pyxpyxany receptacle in which wafers for the Eucharist are kept
quacksquackthe harsh sound of a duck
quakesquakeshaking and vibration at the surface of the earth resulting from underground movement along a fault plane of from volcanic activity
quichesquichethe Mayan language spoken by the Quiche
quicksquickany area of the body that is highly sensitive to pain (as the flesh underneath the skin or a fingernail or toenail)
racksracka rapid gait of a horse in which each foot strikes the ground separately
rakesrakea long-handled tool with a row of teeth at its head; used to move leaves or loosen soil
reeksreeka distinctive odor that is offensively unpleasant
rexrexa male sovereign; ruler of a kingdom
richesrichan abundance of material possessions and resources
ricksricka stack of hay
rocksrockpitching dangerously to one side
rocsrocmythical bird of prey having enormous size and strength
rooksrookcommon gregarious Old World bird about the size and color of the American crow
rucksrucka crowd especially of ordinary or undistinguished persons or things; "his brilliance raised him above the ruck"; "the children resembled a fairy herd"
sackssackthe termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)
sakessakea reason for wanting something done; "for your sake"; "died for the sake of his country"; "in the interest of safety"; "in the common interest"
SauksSauka member of the Algonquian people formerly living in Wisconsin in the Fox River valley and on the shores of Green Bay
saxsaxa single-reed woodwind with a conical bore
schlocksschlockmerchandise that is shoddy or inferior
schmucksschmuck(Yiddish) a jerk
schnooksschnook(Yiddish) a gullible simpleton more to be pitied than despised; "don't be such an apologetic shnook"
schticksschtick(Yiddish) a devious trick; a bit of cheating; "how did you ever fall for a shtik like that?"
schtiksschtik(Yiddish) a devious trick; a bit of cheating; "how did you ever fall for a shtik like that?"
screaksscreakutter a harsh abrupt scream
secssecan independent federal agency that oversees the exchange of securities to protect investors
seeksseekthe movement of a read/write head to a specific data track on a disk
seichesseichea wave on the surface of a lake or landlocked bay; caused by atmospheric or seismic disturbances
sexsexactivities associated with sexual intercourse; "they had sex in the back seat"
SfaxSfaxthe second largest city in Tunisia; located in eastern Tunisia near a phosphate region
shacksshacksmall crude shelter used as a dwelling
shakesshakecausing to move repeatedly from side to side
sheikhssheikhthe leader of an Arab village or family
sheikssheika man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance
shlocksshlockmerchandise that is shoddy or inferior
shmucksshmuck(Yiddish) a jerk
shnooksshnook(Yiddish) a gullible simpleton more to be pitied than despised; "don't be such an apologetic shnook"
shocksshocka reflex response to the passage of electric current through the body; "subjects received a small electric shock when they made the wrong response"; "electricians get accustomed to occasional shocks"
shrieksshrieksharp piercing cry; "her screaming attracted the neighbors"
shrikesshrikeany of numerous Old World birds having a strong hooked bill that feed on smaller animals
shticksshtick(Yiddish) a devious trick; a bit of cheating; "how did you ever fall for a shtik like that?"
shtiksshtik(Yiddish) a devious trick; a bit of cheating; "how did you ever fall for a shtik like that?"
shucksshucksomething of little value; "his promise is not worth a damn"; "not worth one red cent"; "not worth shucks"
shucksshuckssomething of little value; "his promise is not worth a damn"; "not worth one red cent"; "not worth shucks"
sickssickpeople who are sick; "they devote their lives to caring for the sick"
sicssicurge to attack someone; "The owner sicked his dogs on the intruders"; "the shaman sics sorcerers on the evil spirits"
SikhsSikhan adherent of Sikhism
sixsixa playing card or domino or die whose upward face shows six pips
slacksslack(usually in the plural) pants for casual wear
slakesslakecause to heat and crumble by treatment with water; "slack lime"
sleekssleekmake slick or smooth
slicksslicka trowel used to make a surface slick
smackssmackthe act of smacking something; a blow delivered with an open hand
smockssmocka loose coverall (coat or frock) reaching down to the ankles
smokessmoke(baseball) a pitch thrown with maximum velocity; "he swung late on the fastball"; "he showed batters nothing but smoke"
snackssnacka light informal meal
snakessnakelimbless scaly elongate reptile; some are venomous
sneakssneaksomeone acting as an informer or decoy for the police
snickssnicka glancing contact with the ball off the edge of the cricket bat
snoekssnoeka large marine food fish common on the coasts of Australia, New Zealand, and southern Africa
snookssnooklarge tropical American food and game fishes of coastal and brackish waters; resemble pike
soakssoakwashing something by allowing it to soak
sockssockhosiery consisting of a cloth covering for the foot; worn inside the shoe; reaches to between the ankle and the knee
soukssoukan open-air market in an Arabian city
soxsockhosiery consisting of a cloth covering for the foot; worn inside the shoe; reaches to between the ankle and the knee
speaksspeakexpress in speech; "She talks a lot of nonsense"; "This depressed patient does not verbalize"
specksspecka very small spot; "the plane was just a speck in the sky"
specsspecoptical instrument consisting of a frame that holds a pair of lenses for correcting defective vision
spicksspick(ethnic slur) offensive term for persons of Latin American descent
spicsspic(ethnic slur) offensive term for persons of Latin American descent
spikesspikesports equipment consisting of a sharp point on the sole of a shoe worn by athletes; "spikes provide greater traction"
spiksspik(ethnic slur) offensive term for persons of Latin American descent
spokesspokeone of the crosspieces that form the steps of a ladder
spooksspooka mental representation of some haunting experience; "he looked like he had seen a ghost"; "it aroused specters from his past"
squawkssquawkinformal terms for objecting; "I have a gripe about the service here"
stacksstackstorage space in a library consisting of an extensive arrangement of bookshelves where most of the books are stored
stakesstakethe money risked on a gamble
stalksstalka stiff or threatening gait
steakssteaka slice of meat cut from the fleshy part of an animal or large fish
sticksstickthreat of a penalty; "the policy so far is all stick and no carrot"
stocksstocka former instrument of punishment consisting of a heavy timber frame with holes in which the feet (and sometimes the hands) of an offender could be locked
StoicsStoica member of the ancient Greek school of philosophy founded by Zeno; "a Stoic achieves happiness by submission to destiny"
stokesstokestir up or tend; of a fire
strakesstrakethick plank forming a ridge along the side of a wooden ship
streaksstreaka narrow marking of a different color or texture from the background; "a green toad with small black stripes or bars"; "may the Stars and Stripes forever wave"
strikesstrikea conspicuous success; "that song was his first hit and marked the beginning of his career"; "that new Broadway show is a real smasher"; "the party went with a bang"
strixstrixowls lacking ear tufts
strokesstrokea light touch with the hands
StyxStyx(Greek mythology) a river in Hades across which Charon carried dead souls
suckssuckthe act of sucking
tachestachmeasuring instrument for indicating speed of rotation
tachstachmeasuring instrument for indicating speed of rotation
tackstacksailing a zigzag course
takestakethe act of photographing a scene or part of a scene without interruption
talkstalka discussion intended to produce an agreement; "the buyout negotiation lasted several days"; "they disagreed but kept an open dialogue"; "talks between Israelis and Palestinians"
taxtaxcharge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government
teaksteaktall East Indian timber tree now planted in western Africa and tropical America for its hard durable wood
techstecha school teaching mechanical and industrial arts and the applied sciences
thicksthickthe location of something surrounded by other things; "in the midst of the crowd"
thwacksthwacka hard blow with a flat object
tickstickany of two families of small parasitic arachnids with barbed proboscis; feed on blood of warm-blooded animals
ticstica local and habitual twitching especially in the face
tikestikea young person of either sex; "she writes books for children"; "they're just kids"; "`tiddler' is a British term for youngster"
tokestokea puff of a marijuana or hashish cigarette; "the boys took a few tokes on a joint"
trackstrackthe act of participating in an athletic competition involving running on a track
trekstrekany long and difficult trip
trickstrickan illusory feat; considered magical by naive observers
trikestrikea vehicle with three wheels that is moved by foot pedals
trochestrochea medicated lozenge used to soothe the throat
truckstrucka handcart that has a frame with two low wheels and a ledge at the bottom and handles at the top; used to move crates or other heavy objects
tuckstucka straight sword with a narrow blade and two edges
tuxtuxsemiformal evening dress for men
tweakstweaka squeeze with the fingers
tykestykea young person of either sex; "she writes books for children"; "they're just kids"; "`tiddler' is a British term for youngster"
ukesukea small guitar having four strings
vexvexbe a mystery or bewildering to; "This beats me!"; "Got me--I don't know the answer!"; "a vexing problem"; "This question really stuck me"
voxvoxthe sound made by the vibration of vocal folds modified by the resonance of the vocal tract; "a singer takes good care of his voice"; "the giraffe cannot make any vocalizations"
wakeswakea vigil held over a corpse the night before burial; "there's no weeping at an Irish wake"
walkswalk(baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls; "he worked the pitcher for a base on balls"
waxwaxany of various substances of either mineral origin or plant or animal origin; they are solid at normal temperatures and insoluble in water
weeksweekhours or days of work in a calendar week; "they worked a 40-hour week"
whackswhackthe act of hitting vigorously; "he gave the table a whack"
wickswicka loosely woven cord (in a candle or oil lamp) that draws fuel by capillary action up into the flame
wokswokpan with a convex bottom; used for frying in Chinese cooking
wrackswrackdried seaweed especially that cast ashore
wreakswreakcause to happen or to occur as a consequence; "I cannot work a miracle"; "wreak havoc"; "bring comments"; "play a joke"; "The rain brought relief to the drought-stricken area"
wreckswrecka ship that has been destroyed at sea
wrickswricka painful muscle spasm especially in the neck or back (`rick' and `wrick' are British)
XIXXIXthe cardinal number that is the sum of eighteen and one
xxixxxixthe cardinal number that is the sum of twenty-eight and one
yacksyacknoisy talk
yaksyaklarge long-haired wild ox of Tibet often domesticated
yokesyokestable gear that joins two draft animals at the neck so they can work together as a team
yolksyolknutritive material of an ovum stored for the nutrition of an embryo (especially the yellow mass of a bird or reptile egg)

Rhymes with 2 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
addaxaddaxlarge antelope with lightly spiraled horns of desert regions of northern Africa
admixadmixmix or blend; "Hyaline casts were admixed with neutrophils"
aertexaertexa trademark for a loosely woven cotton fabric that is used to make shirts and underwear
affixaffixa linguistic element added to a word to produce an inflected or derived form
airlocksairlocka chamber that provides access to space where air is under pressure
AjaxAjaxa mythical Greek hero; a warrior who fought against Troy in the Iliad
alcaicsalcaicverse in the meter used in Greek and Latin poetry consisting of strophes of 4 tetrametric lines; reputedly invented by Alcaeus
amexamexa stock exchange in New York
annexannexan addition that extends a main building
anthraxanthraxa disease of humans that is not communicable; caused by infection with Bacillus anthracis followed by septicemia
anticsantica ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement
apachesapachethe language of the Apache
apexapexthe point on the celestial sphere toward which the sun and solar system appear to be moving relative to the fixed stars
araksarakany of various strong liquors distilled from the fermented sap of toddy palms or from fermented molasses
archdukesarchdukea sovereign prince of the former ruling house of Austria
arcticsarctica waterproof overshoe that protects shoes from water or snow
arracksarrackany of various strong liquors distilled from the fermented sap of toddy palms or from fermented molasses
asdicsasdica measuring instrument that sends out an acoustic pulse in water and measures distances in terms of the time for the echo of the pulse to return; "sonar is an acronym for sound navigation ranging"; "asdic is an acronym for antisubmarine detection investigation committee"
ashcakesashcakecorn bread wrapped in cabbage leaves and baked in hot ashes (southern)
aspicsaspicsavory jelly based on fish or meat stock used as a mold for meats or vegetables
attacksattacka decisive manner of beginning a musical tone or phrase
atticsattic(architecture) a low wall at the top of the entablature; hides the roof
aurochsaurochslarge recently extinct long-horned European wild ox; considered one of the ancestors of domestic cattle
auspexauspex(ancient Rome) a religious official who interpreted omens to guide public policy
awakesawakestop sleeping; "She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock"
axeaxean edge tool with a heavy bladed head mounted across a handle
AztecsAzteca member of the Nahuatl people who established an empire in Mexico that was overthrown by Cortes in 1519
backachesbackachean ache localized in the back
backpacksbackpacka bag carried by a strap on your back or shoulder
backstrokesbackstrokea swimming stroke that resembles the crawl except the swimmer lies on his or her back
backtalksbacktalkan impudent or insolent rejoinder; "don't give me any of your sass"
backtracksbacktrackretrace one's course; "The hikers got into a storm and had to turn back"
baldricksbaldricka wide (ornamented) belt worn over the right shoulder to support a sword or bugle by the left hip
baldricsbaldrica wide (ornamented) belt worn over the right shoulder to support a sword or bugle by the left hip
ballcocksballcockfloating ball that controls level in a water tank
ballocksballockone of the two male reproductive glands that produce spermatozoa and secrete androgens; "she kicked him in the balls and got away"
bandboxbandboxa light cylindrical box for holding light articles of attire (especially hats)
bangkoksbangkokthe capital and largest city and chief port of Thailand; a leading city in southeastern Asia; noted for Buddhist architecture
bankbooksbankbooka record of deposits and withdrawals and interest held by depositors at certain banks
bannocksbannocka flat bread made of oat or barley flour; common in New England and Scotland
barmbracksbarmbracka rich currant cake or bun
barracksbarracka building or group of buildings used to house military personnel
BASICsBASICprinciples from which other truths can be derived; "first you must learn the fundamentals"; "let's get down to basics"
basicsbasicsprinciples from which other truths can be derived; "first you must learn the fundamentals"; "let's get down to basics"
batiksbatika dyed fabric; a removable wax is used where the dye is not wanted
battle-axbattle-axa broadax used as a weapon
beanstalksbeanstalkstem of a bean plant
beatniksbeatnika United States youth subculture of the 1950s; rejected possessions or regular work or traditional dress; for communal living and psychedelic drugs and anarchism; favored modern forms of jazz (e.g., bebop)
bedecksbedeckdecorate; "deck the halls with holly"
bedrocksbedrockprinciples from which other truths can be derived; "first you must learn the fundamentals"; "let's get down to basics"
beefcakesbeefcakea photograph of a muscular man in minimal attire
beefsteaksbeefsteaka beef steak usually cooked by broiling
beeswaxbeeswaxa yellow to brown wax secreted by honeybees to build honeycombs
bemocksbemocktreat with contempt; "The new constitution mocks all democratic principles"
bespeaksbespeakexpress the need or desire for; ask for; "She requested an extra bed in her room"; "She called for room service"
billhooksbillhooka long-handled saw with a curved blade; "he used a bill to prune branches off of the tree"
bitoksbitoka Russian dish made with patties of ground meat (mixed with onions and bread and milk) and served with a sauce of sour cream
bitstocksbitstocka carpenter's tool having a crank handle for turning and a socket to hold a bit for boring
blackbucksblackbuckcommon Indian antelope with a dark back and spiral horns
blackcocksblackcockmale black grouse
blackjacksblackjacka gambling game using cards; the object is to hold cards having a higher count than those dealt to the banker up to but not exceeding 21
blacksnakesblacksnakeblackish racer of the eastern United States that grows to six feet
bloodstocksbloodstockthoroughbred horses (collectively)
blowbacksblowbackmisinformation resulting from the recirculation into the source country of disinformation previously planted abroad by that country's intelligence service
blueticksblueticka very fast American hound; white mottled with bluish grey
boardwalksboardwalka walkway made of wooden boards; usually at seaside
boccebocceItalian bowling played on a long narrow dirt court
bollixbollixmake a mess of, destroy or ruin; "I botched the dinner and we had to eat out"; "the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement"
bollocksbollockmake a mess of, destroy or ruin; "I botched the dinner and we had to eat out"; "the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement"
bollocksbollocksmake a mess of, destroy or ruin; "I botched the dinner and we had to eat out"; "the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement"
bombaxbombaxtrees of chiefly South America
BombyxBombyxtype genus of the Bombycidae: Chinese silkworm moth
bonducsbonductropical tree with large prickly pods of seeds that resemble beans and are used for jewelry and rosaries
boondocksboondocka remote and undeveloped area
bootblacksbootblacka person who polishes shoes and boots
bootjacksbootjackhas V-shaped notch for pulling off boots
bootlicksbootlicktry to gain favor by cringing or flattering; "He is always kowtowing to his boss"
boraxboraxan ore of boron consisting of hydrated sodium borate; used as a flux or cleansing agent
breadboxbreadboxa container used to keep bread or cake in
breadsticksbreadsticka crisp stick-shaped roll; often served with soup
breakaxbreakaxWest Indian timber tree having very hard wood
breaststrokesbreaststrokea swimming stroke; the arms are extended together in front of the head and swept back on either side accompanied by a frog kick
breechblocksbreechblocka metal block in breech-loading firearms that is withdrawn to insert a cartridge and replaced to close the breech before firing
briochesbriochea light roll rich with eggs and butter and somewhat sweet
broadaxbroadaxa large ax with a broad cutting blade
broomsticksbroomstickthe handle of a broom
bullocksbullockcastrated bull
burdocksburdockany of several erect biennial herbs of temperate Eurasia having stout taproots and producing burs
bushbucksbushbuckantelope with white markings like a harness and twisted horns
bushwhacksbushwhackwait in hiding to attack
buttocksbuttockthe 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?"
buybacksbuybackthe act of purchasing back something previously sold
calechescalechethe folding hood of a horse-drawn carriage
calichescalichenitrate-bearing rock or gravel of the sodium nitrate deposits of Chile and Peru
callbackscallbacka request by the manufacturer of a defective product to return the product (as for replacement or repair)
calpackscalpacka high-crowned black cap (usually made of felt or sheepskin) worn by men in Turkey and Iran and the Caucasus
calyxcalyx(botany) the whorl of sepals of a flower collectively forming the outer floral envelope or layer of the perianth enclosing and supporting the developing bud; usually green
cambricscambrica finely woven white linen
canuckscanuckinformal term for Canadians in general and French Canadians in particular
carackscaracka large galleon sailed in the Mediterranean as a merchantman
CarexCarexlarge genus of plants found in damp woodlands and bogs and ditches or at water margins: sedges
carjackscarjacktake someone's car from him by force, usually with the intention of stealing it; "My car was carjacked last night!"
carochescarochea luxurious carriage suitable for nobility in the 16th and 17th century
carrackscarracka large galleon sailed in the Mediterranean as a merchantman
cashboxcashboxa strongbox for holding cash
cassockscassocka black garment reaching down to the ankles; worn by priests or choristers
catwalkscatwalknarrow pathway high in the air (as above a stage or between parts of a building or along a bridge)
caudexcaudexwoody stem of palms and tree ferns
causticscausticany chemical substance that burns or destroys living tissue
cellblockscellblocka division of a prison (usually consisting of several cells)
CelticsCeltica branch of the Indo-European languages that (judging from inscriptions and place names) was spread widely over Europe in the pre-Christian era
centrexcentrex(CENTRal EXchange) a kind of telephone exchange
cervixcervixnecklike opening to the uterus
charlockscharlockweedy Eurasian plant often a pest in grain fields
cheapjackscheapjacka peddler of inferior goods
checkbookscheckbooka book issued to holders of checking accounts
chemicschemicrelating to or used in chemistry; "chemical engineer"; "chemical balance"
ChinooksChinooklarge Pacific salmon valued as food; adults die after spawning
chopstickschopstickone of a pair of slender sticks used as oriental tableware to eat food with
chronicschronicbeing long-lasting and recurrent or characterized by long suffering; "chronic indigestion"; "a chronic shortage of funds"; "a chronic invalid"
cimexcimextype genus of the Cimicidae: bedbugs
civicscivicthe social science of municipal affairs
civicscivicsthe social science of municipal affairs
clambakesclambakea cookout at the seashore where clams and fish and other foods are cooked--usually on heated stones covered with seaweed
classicsclassicstudy of the literary works of ancient Greece and Rome
classicsclassicsstudy of the literary works of ancient Greece and Rome
clasticsclasticcapable of being taken apart; "the professor had a clastic model of the human brain"
clawbacksclawbackfinding a way to take money back from people that they were given in another way; "the Treasury will find some clawback for the extra benefits members received"
clericsclerica clergyman or other person in religious orders
climaxclimaxthe moment of most intense pleasure in sexual intercourse
clinicsclinica healthcare facility for outpatient care
cloroxcloroxa commercial bleaching agent
coatrackscoatracka rack with hooks for temporarily holding coats and hats
coccyxcoccyxthe end of the vertebral column in humans and tailless apes
codexcodexan unbound manuscript of some ancient classic (as distinguished from a scroll)
coldcockscoldcockknock down with force; "He decked his opponent"
colicscolicacute abdominal pain (especially in infants)
comicscomica professional performer who tells jokes and performs comical acts
commixcommixto bring or combine together or with something else; "resourcefully he mingled music and dance"
complexcomplexa whole structure (as a building) made up of interconnected or related structures
confluxconfluxa flowing together
conicsconic(geometry) a curve generated by the intersection of a plane and a circular cone
convexconvexcurving or bulging outward
convokesconvokecall together; "The students were convened in the auditorium"
cookbookscookbooka book of recipes and cooking directions
copeckscopeck100 kopecks equal 1 ruble in Russia
corncrakescorncrakecommon Eurasian rail that frequents grain fields
cornstalkscornstalkthe stalk of a corn plant
cortexcortexthe tissue that surrounds the lens nucleus
cosecscosecratio of the hypotenuse to the opposite side of a right-angled triangle
CossacksCossacka member of a Slavic people living in southern European Russia and Ukraine and adjacent parts of Asia and noted for their horsemanship and military skill; they formed an elite cavalry corps in czarist Russia
cowlickscowlicka tuft of hair that grows in a different direction from the rest of the hair and usually will not lie flat
cowpokescowpokea hired hand who tends cattle and performs other duties on horseback
cowpoxcowpoxa viral disease of cattle causing a mild skin disease affecting the udder; formerly used to inoculate humans against smallpox
criticscriticsomeone who frequently finds fault or makes harsh and unfair judgments
crookbackscrookbacka person whose back is hunched because of abnormal curvature of the upper spine
crookneckscrookneckyellow squash with a thin curved neck and somewhat warty skin
crosscheckscrosscheckan illegal check (chopping at an opponent's arms or stick)
crossjackscrossjackthe lowermost sail on a mizzenmast
crosstalkscrosstalkthe presence of an unwanted signal via an accidental coupling
crosswalkscrosswalka path (often marked) where something (as a street or railroad) can be crossed to get from one side to the other
cryonicscryonicthe freezing of a seriously ill or recently deceased person to stop tissues from decomposing; the body is preserved until new medical cures are developed that might bring the person back to life; "cryonics is more science fiction than serious science"
cryonicscryonicsthe freezing of a seriously ill or recently deceased person to stop tissues from decomposing; the body is preserved until new medical cures are developed that might bring the person back to life; "cryonics is more science fiction than serious science"
culexculextype genus of the Culicidae: widespread genus of mosquitoes distinguished by holding the body parallel to the resting surface
cupcakescupcakesmall cake baked in a muffin tin
cutbackscutbacka reduction in quantity or rate
cycnochescycnochesgenus of epiphytic or terrestrial tropical American orchids
cylixcylixa shallow drinking cup with two handles; used in ancient Greece
cynicscynicsomeone who is critical of the motives of others
dabchicksdabchicksmall European grebe
daybooksdaybookan accounting journal as a physical object; "he bought a new daybook"
daybreaksdaybreakthe first light of day; "we got up before dawn"; "they talked until morning"
deadlocksdeadlocka situation in which no progress can be made or no advancement is possible; "reached an impasse on the negotiations"
debauchesdebaucha wild gathering involving excessive drinking and promiscuity
decokesdecokeremove carbon from (an engine)
deedboxdeedboxa strongly made box for holding money or valuables; can be locked
defrocksdefrockdivest of the frock; of church officials
deicticsdeictica word specifying identity or spatial or temporal location from the perspective of a speaker or hearer in the context in which the communication occurs; "words that introduce particulars of the speaker's and hearer's shared cognitive field into the message"- R.Rommetveit
derricksderricka simple crane having lifting tackle slung from a boom
desexdesexmake infertile; "in some countries, people with genetically transmissible disabilites are sterilized"
detoxdetoxthe hospital ward or clinic in which patients are detoxified
dibbuksdibbuk(Jewish folklore) a demon that enters the body of a living person and controls that body's behavior
diebacksdiebacka disease of plants characterized by the gradual dying of the young shoots starting at the tips and progressing to the larger branches
diestocksdiestocka device that holds the dies that cut external threads on metal cylinders
dipsticksdipsticka graduated rod dipped into a container to indicate the fluid level
diptychsdiptycha painting or carving (especially an altarpiece) on two panels (usually hinged like a book)
dislikesdislikean inclination to withhold approval from some person or group
distichsdistichtwo items of the same kind
downstrokesdownstrokea stroke normally made in a downward direction
downticksdownticka transaction in the stock market at a price below the price of the preceding transaction
drawbacksdrawbackthe quality of being a hindrance; "he pointed out all the drawbacks to my plan"
dreadlocksdreadlockone of many long thin braids of hair radiating from the scalp; popularized by Rastafarians
dropkicksdropkick(football) kicking (as for a field goal) in which the football is dropped and kicked as it touches the ground
drumsticksdrumsticka stick used for playing a drum
dunnocksdunnocksmall brownish European songbird
duplexduplexan apartment having rooms on two floors that are connected by a staircase
dybbuksdybbuk(Jewish folklore) a demon that enters the body of a living person and controls that body's behavior
earachesearachean ache localized in the middle or inner ear
earthquakesearthquakeshaking and vibration at the surface of the earth resulting from underground movement along a fault plane of from volcanic activity
earwaxearwaxa soft yellow wax secreted by glands in the ear canal
effluxeffluxthe process of flowing out
enrichesenrichmake better or improve in quality; "The experience enriched her understanding"; "enriched foods"
epicsepica long narrative poem telling of a hero's deeds
epochsepocha unit of geological time that is a subdivision of a period and is itself divided into ages
EsoxEsoxtype and only genus of the family Esocidae
EssexEssexa county in southeastern England on the North Sea and the Thames estuary
ethicsethicthe philosophical study of moral values and rules
ethicsethicsthe philosophical study of moral values and rules
ethnicsethnica person who is a member of an ethnic group
eunuchseunucha man who has been castrated and is incapable of reproduction; "eunuchs guarded the harem"
evokesevokecall to mind; "this remark evoked sadness"
execsexecthe chief executive department of the United States government
fabricsfabricartifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; "the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress"
fallbacksfallbackto break off a military action with an enemy
fatbacksfatbacksalt pork from the back of a hog carcass
FawkesFawkesEnglish conspirator who was executed for his role in a plot to blow up James I and the Houses of Parliament (1570-1606)
feedbacksfeedbackresponse to an inquiry or experiment
feedstocksfeedstockthe raw material that is required for some industrial process
fetichesfetichexcessive or irrational devotion to some activity; "made a fetish of cleanliness"
fetlocksfetlockprojection behind and above a horse's hoof
finbacksfinbacklarge flat-headed whalebone whale having deep furrows along the throat; of Atlantic and Pacific
fishhooksfishhooka sharp barbed hook for catching fish
flapjacksflapjacka flat cake of thin batter fried on both sides on a griddle
flashbacksflashbacka transition (in literary or theatrical works or films) to an earlier event or scene that interrupts the normal chronological development of the story
flintlocksflintlockan obsolete gunlock that has flint embedded in the hammer; the flint makes a spark that ignites the charge
flummoxflummoxbe a mystery or bewildering to; "This beats me!"; "Got me--I don't know the answer!"; "a vexing problem"; "This question really stuck me"
flyspecksflyspecka tiny dark speck made by the excrement of a fly
fordhooksfordhooksrelatively large lima beans
foredecksforedeckthe deck between the bridge and the forecastle
forelocksforelocka lock of a horse's mane that grows forward between the ears
forensicsforensicscientific tests or techniques used in the investigation of crimes
forensicsforensicsscientific tests or techniques used in the investigation of crimes
foreshocksforeshocka tremor preceding an earthquake
FornaxFornaxa faint constellation in the southern hemisphere near Cetus and Phoenix
fornixfornixan arched bundle of white fibers at the base of the brain by which the hippocampus of each hemisphere projects to the contralateral hippocampus and to the thalamus and mamillary bodies
forsakesforsakeleave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch; "The mother deserted her children"
friedcakesfriedcakesmall cake in the form of a ring or twist or ball or strip fried in deep fat
frolicsfrolicgay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement; "it was all done in play"; "their frolic in the surf threatened to become ugly"
fruitcakesfruitcakea rich cake containing dried fruit and nuts and citrus peel and so on
fullbacksfullback(American football) the position of a back on a football team
galaxgalaxtufted evergreen perennial herb having spikes of tiny white flowers and glossy green round to heart-shaped leaves that become coppery to maroon or purplish in fall
garlicsgarlicaromatic bulb used as seasoning
garpikesgarpikeprimitive predaceous North American fish covered with hard scales and having long jaws with needlelike teeth
gearboxgearboxthe shell (metal casing) in which a train of gears is sealed
gearsticksgearsticka mechanical device for engaging and disengaging gears; "in Britain they call a gearshift a gear lever"
gemsboksgemsboklarge South African oryx with a broad black band along its flanks
gemsbucksgemsbucklarge South African oryx with a broad black band along its flanks
gimcracksgimcrackornamental objects of no great value
gimmicksgimmickany clever maneuver; "he would stoop to any device to win a point"; "it was a great sales gimmick"; "a cheap promotions gimmick for greedy businessmen"
glypticsglypticthe art of engraving on precious stones
glypticsglypticsthe art of engraving on precious stones
GnosticsGnostican advocate of Gnosticism
goldbricksgoldbrickanything that is supposed to be valuable but turns out to be worthless
goshawksgoshawklarge hawk of Eurasia and North America used in falconry
GothicsGothica style of architecture developed in northern France that spread throughout Europe between the 12th and 16th centuries; characterized by slender vertical piers and counterbalancing buttresses and by vaulting and pointed arches
graphicsgraphicthe drawings and photographs in the layout of a book
graphicsgraphicsthe drawings and photographs in the layout of a book
graybacksgraybacka sandpiper that breeds in the Arctic and winters in the southern hemisphere
greenbacksgreenbacka piece of paper money (especially one issued by a central bank); "he peeled off five one-thousand-zloty notes"
gridlocksgridlocka traffic jam so bad that no movement is possible
gripsacksgripsacka small suitcase
grosbeaksgrosbeakany of various finches of Europe or America having a massive and powerful bill
grubstakesgrubstakefunds advanced to a prospector or to someone starting a business in return for a share of the profits
guillochesguillochean architectural decoration formed by two intersecting wavy bands
gunlocksgunlockthe action that ignites the charge in a firearm
gunstocksgunstockthe handle of a handgun or the butt end of a rifle or shotgun or part of the support of a machine gun or artillery gun; "the rifle had been fitted with a special stock"
hacekshaceka diacritical mark (an inverted circumflex) placed above certain letters (such as the letter c) to indicate pronunciation
haddockshaddockimportant food fish on both sides of the Atlantic; related to cod but usually smaller
hairstreakshairstreaksmall butterflies having striped markings under the wings
halfbackshalfback(American football) the position of a back on a football team
halfbeakshalfbeaktropical and subtropical marine and freshwater fishes having an elongated body and long protruding lower jaw
halluxhalluxthe first largest innermost toe
hammockshammocka hanging bed of canvas or rope netting (usually suspended between two trees); swings easily
handbookshandbooka concise reference book providing specific information about a subject or location
handshakeshandshakegrasping and shaking a person's hand (as to acknowledge an introduction or to agree on a contract)
handspikeshandspikea metal bar (or length of pipe) used as a lever
hapticshapticof or relating to or proceeding from the sense of touch; "haptic data"; "a tactile reflex"
hardbackshardbacka book with cardboard or cloth or leather covers
hardbakeshardbakea British sweet made with molasses and butter and almonds
hardtackshardtackvery hard unsalted biscuit or bread; a former ship's staple
hassockshassocka cushion for kneeling on (as when praying in church)
hatboxhatboxa round piece of luggage for carrying hats
hatchbackshatchbacka sloping rear car door that is lifted to open
hatrackshatracka rack with hooks for temporarily holding coats and hats
havocshavocviolent and needless disturbance
haycockshaycocka small cone-shaped pile of hay that has been left in the field until it is dry enough to carry to the hayrick
hayrackshayracka frame attached to a wagon to increase the amount of hay it can carry
hayrickshayricka stack of hay
haystackshaystacka stack of hay
headachesheadachesomething or someone that causes anxiety; a source of unhappiness; "New York traffic is a constant concern"; "it's a major worry"
headlocksheadlocka wrestling hold in which the opponent's head is locked between the crook of your elbow and the side of your body
headstocksheadstockthe stationary support in a machine or power tool that supports and drives a revolving part (as a chuck or the spindle on a lathe)
heartachesheartacheintense sorrow caused by loss of a loved one (especially by death)
heartbreaksheartbreakintense sorrow caused by loss of a loved one (especially by death)
heatstrokesheatstrokecollapse caused by exposure to excessive heat
hecticshecticmarked by intense agitation or emotion; "worked at a feverish pace"
HelixHelixtype genus of the family Helicidae
hemlockshemlockan evergreen tree
HendrixHendrixUnited States guitarist whose innovative style with electric guitars influenced the development of rock music (1942-1970)
heroicsheroicsostentatious or vainglorious or extravagant or melodramatic conduct; "heroics are for those epic films they make in Hollywood"
highjackshighjackseizure of a vehicle in transit either to rob it or divert it to an alternate destination
hijackshijackseizure of a vehicle in transit either to rob it or divert it to an alternate destination
hillockshillocka small natural hill
hitchhikeshitchhiketravel by getting free rides from motorists
hoecakeshoecakethin usually unleavened johnnycake made of cornmeal; originally baked on the blade of a hoe over an open fire (southern)
hogbackshogbacka narrow ridge of hills
hopsackshopsacka loosely woven coarse fabric of cotton or linen; used in clothing
hornbookshornbooka primer that provides instruction in the rudiments or basic skills of a branch of knowledge
hotboxhotboxa journal bearing (as of a railroad car) that has overheated
hotcakeshotcakea flat cake of thin batter fried on both sides on a griddle
huisacheshuisachetropical American thorny shrub or small tree; fragrant yellow flowers used in making perfumery
hummockshummocka small natural hill
humpbackshumpbacklarge whalebone whale with long flippers noted for arching or humping its back as it dives
hunchbackshunchbacka person whose back is hunched because of abnormal curvature of the upper spine
hymnbookshymnbooka songbook containing a collection of hymns
hyraxhyraxany of several small ungulate mammals of Africa and Asia with rodent-like incisors and feet with hooflike toes
ibexibexwild goat of mountain areas of Eurasia and northern Africa having large recurved horns
ilexilexa large genus of dicotyledonous trees and shrubs of the family Aquifoliaceae that have small flowers and berries (including hollies)
immiximmixmix together different elements; "The colors blend well"
indexindexthe finger next to the thumb
IndicsIndica branch of the Indo-Iranian family of languages
infixinfixan affix that is inserted inside the word
influxinfluxthe process of flowing in
instrokesinstrokethe stroke of an engine piston moving away from the crankshaft
intakesintakethe act of inhaling; the drawing in of air (or other gases) as in breathing
invokesinvokerequest earnestly (something from somebody); ask for aid or protection; "appeal to somebody for help"; "Invoke God in times of trouble"
jailbreaksjailbreakan escape from jail; "the breakout was carefully planned"
jaywalksjaywalkcross the road at a red light
joysticksjoysticka manual control consisting of a vertical handle that can move freely in two directions; used as an input device to computers or to devices controlled by computers
jukeboxjukeboxa cabinet containing an automatic record player; records are played by inserting a coin
kapokskapokmassive tropical tree with deep ridges on its massive trunk and bearing large pods of seeds covered with silky floss; source of the silky kapok fiber
karaokeskaraokesinging popular songs accompanied by a recording of an orchestra (usually in bars or nightclubs)
kayakskayaka small canoe consisting of a light frame made watertight with animal skins; used by Eskimos
KazakhsKazakhthe Turkic language spoken by the Kazak
KazaksKazakthe Turkic language spoken by the Kazak
keepsakeskeepsakesomething of sentimental value
keflexkeflexan oral cephalosporin (trade names Keflex and Keflin and Keftab) commonly prescribe for mild to moderately severe infections of the skin or ears or throat or lungs or urinary tract
keystrokeskeystrokethe stroke of a key; one depression of a key on a keyboard; "the number of keystrokes was used as a measure of work"
kickbackskickbacka commercial bribe paid by a seller to a purchasing agent in order to induce the agent to enter into the transaction
kinfolkskinfolkpeople descended from a common ancestor; "his family has lived in Massachusetts since the Mayflower"
kingsnakeskingsnakeany of numerous nonvenomous North American constrictors; feed on other snakes and small mammals
kinsfolkskinsfolkpeople descended from a common ancestor; "his family has lived in Massachusetts since the Mayflower"
KleenexKleenexa piece of soft absorbent paper (usually two or more thin layers) used as a disposable handkerchief
KlondikesKlondikea form of solitaire that begins with seven piles of cards with the top cards facing up; descending sequences of cards of alternating colors are built on these piles; as aces become available they are placed above the seven piles; the object is to build sequences in suit from ace to king as the remaining cards are dealt out one at a time
knapsacksknapsacka bag carried by a strap on your back or shoulder
knickknacksknickknackmiscellaneous curios
kopeckskopeck100 kopecks equal 1 ruble in Russia
kopekskopek100 kopecks equal 1 ruble in Russia
kuruxkuruxa Dravidian language spoken in eastern India
kylixkylixa shallow drinking cup with two handles; used in ancient Greece
lampblackslampblacka black colloidal substance consisting wholly or principally of amorphous carbon and used to make pigments and ink
LastexLastexyarn that has an elastic core wound around with cotton or silk or nylon or rayon threads
latexlatexa water-base paint that has a latex binder
leafstalksleafstalkthe slender stem that supports the blade of a leaf
lechweslechwetawny-colored African antelope inhabiting wet grassy plains; a threatened species
limaxlimaxa genus of Limacidae
linstockslinstocka stick about a meter long with a point on one end (to stick in the ground) and a forked head on the other end (to hold a lighted match); formerly used to fire cannons
LinuxLinuxan open-source version of the UNIX operating system
lipstickslipstickmakeup that is used to color the lips
lockboxlockboxa fireproof metal strongbox (usually in a bank) for storing valuables
logbookslogbooka book in which the log is written
logicslogicreasoned and reasonable judgment; "it made a certain kind of logic"
lummoxlummoxan awkward stupid person
luxeluxeelegant and sumptuous; "a deluxe car"; "luxe accommodations"
lyricslyrica short poem of songlike quality
MaaloxMaaloxan antacid
magicsmagican illusory feat; considered magical by naive observers
mahlsticksmahlsticka long stick that a painter uses to support the hand holding the brush
mailboxmailboxa private box for delivery of mail
maliksmalikthe leader of a town or community in some parts of Asia Minor and the Indian subcontinent; "maliks rule the hinterland of Afghanistan under the protection of warlords"
mandrakesmandrakea plant of southern Europe and North Africa having purple flowers, yellow fruits and a forked root formerly thought to have magical powers
manicsmanicaffected with or marked by frenzy or mania uncontrolled by reason; "a frenzied attack"; "a frenzied mob"; "the prosecutor's frenzied denunciation of the accused"- H.W.Carter; "outbursts of drunken violence and manic activity and creativity"
masticsmastican evergreen shrub of the Mediterranean region that is cultivated for its resin
matchbooksmatchbooka small folder of paper safety matches
matchboxmatchboxa box for holding matches
matchlocksmatchlockan early style of musket; a slow-burning wick would be lowered into a hole in the breech to ignite the charge
matchsticksmatchsticka short thin stick of wood used in making matches
matricsmatricadmission to a group (especially a college or university)
matrixmatrixmold used in the production of phonograph records, type, or other relief surface
mattocksmattocka kind of pick that is used for digging; has a flat blade set at right angles to the handle
maulsticksmaulsticka long stick that a painter uses to support the hand holding the brush
medicksmedickany of several Old World herbs of the genus Medicago having small flowers and trifoliate compound leaves
medicsmedica medical practitioner in the armed forces
MedocsMedocred Bordeaux wine from the Medoc district of southwestern France
meticsmetican alien who paid a fee to reside in an ancient Greek city
metricsmetricsthe study of poetic meter and the art of versification
MidweeksMidweekthe middle of a week
mimicsmimicsomeone who mimics (especially an actor or actress)
misspeaksmisspeakpronounce a word incorrectly; "She mispronounces many Latinate words"
mistakesmistakea wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention; "he made a bad mistake"; "she was quick to point out my errors"; "I could understand his English in spite of his grammatical faults"
mohawksmohawkhaircut in which the head is shaved except for a band of hair down the middle of the scalp
MolechsMolechgod of the Canaanites and Phoenicians to whom parents sacrificed their children
molochsmolochany lizard of the genus Moloch
moonwalksmoonwalkan exploratory walk by an astronaut on the surface of the moon
moorcocksmoorcockmale red grouse
mosaicsmosaicart consisting of a design made of small pieces of colored stone or glass
mossbacksmossbackan extremely old-fashioned conservative
moujiksmoujika Russian peasant (especially prior to 1917)
moustachesmoustachean unshaved growth of hair on the upper lip; "he looked younger after he shaved off his mustache"
muckrakesmuckrakeexplore and expose misconduct and scandals concerning public figures; "This reporter was well-known for his muckraking"
mujiksmujika Russian peasant (especially prior to 1917)
musicsmusicmusical activity (singing or whistling etc.); "his music was his central interest"
mustachesmustachean unshaved growth of hair on the upper lip; "he looked younger after he shaved off his mustache"
muzhiksmuzhika Russian peasant (especially prior to 1917)
muzjiksmuzjika Russian peasant (especially prior to 1917)
myopicsmyopiclacking foresight or scope; "a short view of the problem"; "shortsighted policies"; "shortsighted critics derided the plan"; "myopic thinking"
myoticsmyotica drug that causes miosis (constriction of the pupil of the eye)
mysticsmysticsomeone who believes in the existence of realities beyond human comprehension
nainsooksnainsooka soft lightweight muslin used especially for babies
narthexnarthexa vestibule leading to the nave of a church
NatrixNatrixwater snakes; a cosmopolitan genus
newsbreaksnewsbreaka short news announcement concerning some on-going news story
NewspeaksNewspeakdeliberately ambiguous and contradictory language use to mislead and manipulate the public; "the welfare state brought its own newspeak"
niblicksniblickan iron with considerable loft
nicknacksnicknackmiscellaneous curios
nighthawksnighthawkmainly nocturnal North American goatsucker
nightsticksnightsticka short stout club used primarily by policemen
nitpicksnitpickbe overly critical; criticize minor details
NordicsNordicthe northern family of Germanic languages that are spoken in Scandinavia and Iceland
nostocsnostocfound in moist places as rounded jellylike colonies
nudnicksnudnick(Yiddish) someone who is a boring pest
nudniksnudnik(Yiddish) someone who is a boring pest
oarlocksoarlocka holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing
oatcakesoatcakethin flat unleavened cake of baked oatmeal
obechesobechelarge west African tree having large palmately lobed leaves and axillary cymose panicles of small white flowers and one-winged seeds; yields soft white to pale yellow wood
OlmecsOlmeca member of an early Mesoamerican civilization centered around Veracruz that flourished between 1300 and 400 BC
onyxonyxa chalcedony with alternating black and white bands; used in making cameos
opticsopticoptical properties; "the optics of a telescope"
opticsopticsoptical properties; "the optics of a telescope"
orachesorachany of various herbaceous plants of the genus Atriplex that thrive in deserts and salt marshes
orachesoracheany of various herbaceous plants of the genus Atriplex that thrive in deserts and salt marshes
orachsorachany of various herbaceous plants of the genus Atriplex that thrive in deserts and salt marshes
oryxoryxlarge African antelope with long straight nearly upright horns
ostrichesostrichfast-running African flightless bird with two-toed feet; largest living bird
outbacksoutbackthe bush country of the interior of Australia
outbreaksoutbreaka sudden violent spontaneous occurrence (usually of some undesirable condition); "the outbreak of hostilities"
outfoxoutfoxbeat through cleverness and wit; "I beat the traffic"; "She outfoxed her competitors"
outlooksoutlookthe act of looking out
outstrokesoutstrokethe stroke of an engine piston moving toward the crankshaft
outtakesouttakea scene that is filmed but is not used in the final editing of the film
packsackspacksacka bag carried by a strap on your back or shoulder
padaukspadauktree native to southeastern Asia having reddish wood with a mottled or striped black grain
paddockspaddockpen where racehorses are saddled and paraded before a race
padlockspadlocka detachable lock; has a hinged shackle that can be passed through the staple of a hasp or the links in a chain and then snapped shut
padoukspadouktree native to southeastern Asia having reddish wood with a mottled or striped black grain
paintboxpaintboxa box containing a collection of cubes or tubes of artists' paint
panachespanachea feathered plume on a helmet
panaxpanaxperennial herbs of eastern North America and Asia having aromatic tuberous roots: ginseng
pancakespancakea flat cake of thin batter fried on both sides on a griddle
panicspanican overwhelming feeling of fear and anxiety
panochespanochefudge made with brown sugar and butter and milk and nuts
parsecsparseca unit of astronomical length based on the distance from Earth at which stellar parallax is 1 second of arc; equivalent to 3.262 light years
partakespartakeconsume; "She didn't touch her food all night"
passbookspassbooka record of deposits and withdrawals and interest held by depositors at certain banks
pastichespastichea work of art that imitates the style of some previous work
patrickspatrickApostle and patron saint of Ireland; an English missionary to Ireland in the 5th century
paybackspaybackthe act of taking revenge (harming someone in retaliation for something harmful that they have done) especially in the next life; "Vengeance is mine; I will repay, saith the Lord"--Romans 12:19; "For vengeance I would do nothing. This nation is too great to look for mere revenge"--James Garfield; "he swore vengeance on the man who betrayed him"; "the swiftness of divine retribution"
paycheckspaychecka check issued in payment of wages or salary
peacockspeacockmale peafowl; having a crested head and very large fanlike tail marked with iridescent eyes or spots
pelvicspelvicof or relating to the pelvis; "pelvic exam"; "pelvic inflammation"
PembrokesPembrokethe smaller and straight-legged variety of corgi having pointed ears and a short tail
penochespenochefudge made with brown sugar and butter and milk and nuts
penstockspenstockconduit that carries a rapid flow of water controlled by a sluicegate
penuchespenuchefudge made with brown sugar and butter and milk and nuts
pepticspepticrelating to or promoting digestion; "peptic juices"
PerdixPerdixa genus of Perdicinae
perplexperplexmake more complicated; "There was a new development that complicated the matter"
perspexperspexa transparent thermoplastic acrylic resin
perukesperukea wig for men that was fashionable in the 17th and 18th centuries
PesachsPesach(Judaism) a Jewish festival (traditionally 8 days from Nissan 15) celebrating the exodus of the Israelites from Egypt
petcockspetcockregulator consisting of a small cock or faucet or valve for letting out air or releasing compression or draining
phobicsphobicsuffering from irrational fears
PhoenixPhoenixthe state capital and largest city located in south central Arizona; situated in a former desert that has become a prosperous agricultural area thanks to irrigation
phonicsphonicteaching reading by training beginners to associate letters with their sound values
phonicsphonicsteaching reading by training beginners to associate letters with their sound values
photicsphoticof or relating to or caused by light
physicsphysicthe science of matter and energy and their interactions; "his favorite subject was physics"
physicsphysicsthe science of matter and energy and their interactions; "his favorite subject was physics"
pibrochspibrochmartial music with variations; to be played by bagpipes
pickaxpickaxa heavy iron tool with a wooden handle and a curved head that is pointed on both ends; "they used picks and sledges to break the rocks"
picnicspicnicany undertaking that is easy to do; "marketing this product will be no picnic"
piddockspiddockmarine bivalve that bores into rock or clay or wood by means of saw-like shells
pillboxpillboxa small enclosed gun emplacement (usually of fortified concrete)
pillockspillocka person who is not very bright; "The economy, stupid!"
pinchbeckspinchbeckan alloy of copper and zinc that is used in cheap jewelry to imitate gold
pinprickspinpricksmall puncture (as if made by a pin)
plasticsplastica card (usually plastic) that assures a seller that the person using it has a satisfactory credit rating and that the issuer will see to it that the seller receives payment for the merchandise delivered; "do you take plastic?"
playbacksplaybackthe act of reproducing recorded sound; "he was allowed to hear the playback of his testimony"
playbooksplaybooka scheme or set of strategies for conducting a business campaign or a political campaign; "they borrowed a page from the playbook of the opposition"
playboxplayboxa box for a child's toys and personal things (especially at a boarding school)
poeticspoeticsstudy of poetic works
PolacksPolacka person of Polish descent
poleaxpoleaxa battle ax used in the Middle Ages; a long handled ax and a pick
PollacksPollackimportant food and game fish of northern seas (especially the northern Atlantic); related to cod
pollexpollexthe thick short innermost digit of the forelimb
PollocksPollockimportant food and game fish of northern seas (especially the northern Atlantic); related to cod
PolluxPolluxthe brightest star in Gemini; close to Castor
postboxpostboxpublic box for deposit of mail
postdocspostdoca scholar or researcher who is involved in academic study beyond the level of a doctoral degree
postichespostichesomething that is a counterfeit; not what it seems to be
pothookspothookan S-shaped hook to suspend a pot over a fire
potluckspotluckwhatever happens to be available especially when offered to an unexpected guest or when brought by guests and shared by all; "having arrived unannounced we had to take potluck"; "a potluck supper"
precooksprecookcook beforehand so that the actual preparation won't take long; "precook the rice"
prefixprefixan affix that is added in front of the word
premixpremixa commercially prepared mixture of dry ingredients
prolixprolixtediously prolonged or tending to speak or write at great length; "editing a prolix manuscript"; "a prolix lecturer telling you more than you want to know"
promptbookspromptbookthe copy of the playscript used by the prompter
prongbucksprongbuckfleet antelope-like ruminant of western North American plains with small branched horns
provokesprovokeprovide the needed stimulus for
psychicspsychica person apparently sensitive to things beyond the natural range of perception
publicspublica body of people sharing some common interest; "the reading public"
pulexpulextype genus of the Pulicidae
pullbackspullback(military) the act of pulling back (especially an orderly withdrawal of troops); "the pullback is expected to be over 25,000 troops"
pyknicspyknichaving a squat and fleshy build; "a pyknic practical joke"
pyrexpyrexa borosilicate glass with a low coefficient of expansion; used for heat-resistant glassware in cooking and chemistry
pyrrhicspyrrhican ancient Greek dance imitating the motions of warfare
quadricsquadrica curve or surface whose equation (in Cartesian coordinates) is of the second degree
quanticsquantica homogeneous polynomial having at least two variables
quarticsquartican algebraic equation of the fourth degree
radixradix(numeration system) the positive integer that is equivalent to one in the next higher counting place; "10 is the radix of the decimal system"
ransacksransacksearch thoroughly; "They combed the area for the missing child"
rebukesrebukean act or expression of criticism and censure; "he had to take the rebuke with a smile on his face"
reccereccereconnaissance (by shortening)
redbricksredbrickof or relating to British universities founded in the late 19th century or the 20th century
rednecksrednecka poor White person in the southern United States
redoxredoxa reversible chemical reaction in which one reaction is an oxidation and the reverse is a reduction
reduxreduxbrought back; "the Victorian era redux"; "`Rabbit Redux' by John Updike"
reflexreflexan automatic instinctive unlearned reaction to a stimulus
refluxrefluxthe outward flow of the tide
relaxrelaxcause to feel relaxed; "A hot bath always relaxes me"
relicsrelicsomething of sentimental value
remakesremakecreation that is created again or anew; "it is a remake of an old film"
restocksrestockstock again; "He restocked his land with pheasants"
retakesretakea shot or scene that is photographed again
reuptakesreuptakea process of using up or consuming again; "psychopharmacologists discovered that amine reuptake is a process that inactivates monoamine neurotransmitters"
revokesrevokethe mistake of not following suit when able to do so
rickracksrickracka narrow zigzag ribbon used as trimming
roadblocksroadblocka barrier set up by police to stop traffic on a street or road in order to catch a fugitive or inspect traffic etc.
roebucksroebuckmale roe deer
rollbacksrollbackreducing prices back to some earlier level
rollicksrollickplay boisterously; "The children frolicked in the garden"; "the gamboling lambs in the meadows"; "The toddlers romped in the playroom"
rootstocksrootstockroot or part of a root used for plant propagation; especially that part of a grafted plant that supplies the roots
RorschachsRorschacha projective tests using bilaterally symmetrical inkblots; subjects state what they see in the inkblot
roughnecksroughnecka cruel and brutal fellow
rowlocksrowlocka holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing
rubricsrubriccategory name; "it is usually discussed under the rubric of `functional obesity'"
rucksacksrucksacka bag carried by a strap on your back or shoulder
rumexrumexdocks: coarse herbs and shrubs mainly native to north temperate regions
rusticsrustican unsophisticated country person
SalixSalixa large and widespread genus varying in size from small shrubs to large trees: willows

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