Near rhymes dictionary

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List of near rhymes for the word: town

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Rhymes with 1 syllable

WordBase wordDefinition
ctenectenea locomotor organ consisting of a row of strong cilia whose bases are fused
stainstainan act that brings discredit to the person who does it; "he made a huge blot on his copybook"
SteenSteenDutch genre painter (1626-1679)
steinsteina mug intended for serving beer
stonestonebuilding material consisting of a piece of rock hewn in a definite shape for a special purpose; "he wanted a special stone to mark the site"
stunstunmake senseless or dizzy by or as if by a blow; "stun fish"
tantana light brown the color of topaz
teenteena juvenile between the onset of puberty and maturity
tentenone of four playing cards in a deck with ten pips on the face
tintinairtight sealed metal container for food or drink or paint etc.
tinetineprong on a fork or pitchfork or antler
tontona British unit of weight equivalent to 2240 pounds
tonetonea quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color; "after several trials he mixed the shade of pink that she wanted"
tonnetonnea unit of weight equivalent to 1000 kilograms
toontoona film made by photographing a series of cartoon drawings to give the illusion of movement when projected in rapid sequence
towntownthe people living in a municipality smaller than a city; "the whole town cheered the team"
tuntuna large cask especially one holding a volume equivalent to 2 butts or 252 gals
tunetunethe adjustment of a radio receiver or other circuit to a required frequency
TwainTwaintwo items of the same kind
twintwina duplicate copy
twinetwinea lightweight cord
tyiyntyiyn100 tyiyn equal 1 som in Kyrgyzstan
TyneTynea river in northern England that flows east to the North Sea
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Rhymes with 2 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
abstainabstainchoose not to consume; "I abstain from alcohol"
actinactinone of the proteins into which actomyosin can be split; can exist in either a globular or a fibrous form
arctanarctanthe inverse function of the tangent; the angle that has a tangent equal to a given number
AshtonAshtonBritish choreographer (1906-1988)
AtenAtenthe sun (or solar disc) which was the deity of a monotheistic cult under the Pharaoh Akhenaten
AtonAtonthe sun (or solar disc) which was the deity of a monotheistic cult under the Pharaoh Akhenaten
atoneatoneturn away from sin or do penitence
attainattainreach a point in time, or a certain state or level; "The thermometer hit 100 degrees"; "This car can reach a speed of 140 miles per hour"
attuneattuneadjust or accustom to; bring into harmony with
AustenAustenEnglish novelist noted for her insightful portrayals of middle-class families (1775-1817)
AustinAustinstate capital of Texas on the Colorado River; site of the University of Texas
BataanBataanthe peninsula and island in the Philippines where Japanese forces besieged American forces in World War II; United States forces surrendered in 1942 and recaptured the area in 1945
batonbatona thin tapered rod used by a conductor to lead an orchestra or choir
battenbattena strip fixed to something to hold it firm
beantownbeantownstate capital and largest city of Massachusetts; a major center for banking and financial services
beatenbeatmuch trodden and worn smooth or bare; "did not stray from the beaten path"
beatenbeatenmuch trodden and worn smooth or bare; "did not stray from the beaten path"
BentonBentonUnited States legislator who opposed the use of paper currency (1782-1858)
BernsteinBernsteinUnited States conductor and composer (1918-1990)
betainebetainea sweet tasting alkaloid that occurs in sugar beets
betweenbetweenin between; "two houses with a tree between"
BhutanBhutana landlocked principality in the Himalayas to the northeast of India
bittenbitea portion removed from the whole; "the government's weekly bite from my paycheck"
BlitzsteinBlitzsteinUnited States pianist and composer of operas and musical plays (1905-1964)
bloodstainbloodstaina discoloration caused by blood
bloodstonebloodstonegreen chalcedony with red spots that resemble blood
bluestonebluestonebluish-grey sandstone used for paving and building
bostonbostonstate capital and largest city of Massachusetts; a major center for banking and financial services
boughtenboughtenpurchased; not homemade; "my boughten clothes"; "a store-bought dress"
breakstonebreakstoneany of various plants of the genus Saxifraga
BretagneBretagnea former province of northwestern France on a peninsula between the English Channel and the Bay of Biscay
bretonbretona Celtic language of Brittany
brightenbrightenmake lighter or brighter; "The paint will brighten the room"
BrightonBrightona city in East Sussex in southern England that is a popular resort; site of the University of Sussex
brimstonebrimstonean old name for sulfur
BritainBritaina monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
BritonBritonan inhabitant of southern Britain prior to the Anglo-Saxon invasions
BrittenBrittenmajor English composer of the 20th century; noted for his operas (1913-1976)
brownstonebrownstonea row house built of brownstone; reddish brown in color
built-inbuilt-inexisting as an essential constituent or characteristic; "the Ptolemaic system with its built-in concept of periodicity"; "a constitutional inability to tell the truth"
burtonburtona strong dark English ale
butanebutaneoccurs in natural gas; used in the manufacture of rubber and fuels
butenebuteneany of three isomeric hydrocarbons C4H8; all used in making synthetic rubbers
buttonbuttona round fastener sewn to shirts and coats etc to fit through buttonholes
caftancaftana (cotton or silk) cloak with full sleeves and sash reaching down to the ankles; worn by men in the Levant
canteencanteena flask for carrying water; used by soldiers or travelers
cantoncantona small administrative division of a country
capstancapstana windlass rotated in a horizontal plane around a vertical axis; used on ships for weighing anchor or raising heavy sails
capstonecapstonea stone that forms the top of wall or building
captaincaptaina dining-room attendant who is in charge of the waiters and the seating of customers
cartoncartona box made of cardboard; opens by flaps on top
cartooncartoona film made by photographing a series of cartoon drawings to give the illusion of movement when projected in rapid sequence
CaxtonCaxtonEnglish printer who in 1474 printed the first book in English (1422-1491)
CeftinCeftina cephalosporin that can be given parenterally (trade name Zinacef) or orally by tablets (trade name Ceftin); indicated for infections of the lungs or throat or ears or urinary tract or meninges
certaincertainexercising or taking care great enough to bring assurance; "be certain to disconnect the iron when you are through"; "be sure to lock the doors"
chalkstonechalkstonea deposit of urates around a joint or in the external ear; diagnostic of advanced or chronic gout
chieftainchieftainthe leader of a group of people; "a captain of industry"
chitinchitina tough semitransparent horny substance; the principal component of the exoskeletons of arthropods and the cell walls of certain fungi
chitonchitonprimitive elongated bilaterally symmetrical marine mollusk having a mantle covered with eight calcareous plates
ChristenChristenadminister baptism to; "The parents had the child baptized"
christianchristiana religious person who believes Jesus is the Christ and who is a member of a Christian denomination
claystoneclaystonefine-grained rock consisting of compacted clay particles
clingstoneclingstonefruit (especially peach) whose flesh adheres strongly to the pit
ClintonClintona town in east central Iowa
ComptonComptonUnited States physicist noted for research on x-rays and gamma rays and nuclear energy; his observation that X-rays behave like miniature bowling balls in their interactions with electrons provided evidence for the quantal nature of light (1892-1962)
containcontainhold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of; "Arrest the downward trend"; "Check the growth of communism in South East Asia"; "Contain the rebel movement"; "Turn back the tide of communism"
cotancotanratio of the adjacent to the opposite side of a right-angled triangle
cottoncottonfabric woven from cotton fibers
countdowncountdowncounting backward from an arbitrary number to indicate the time remaining before some event (such as launching a space vehicle)
cratoncratonthe part of a continent that is stable and forms the central mass of the continent; typically Precambrian
creatincreatinan amino acid that does not occur in proteins but is found in the muscle tissue of vertebrates both in the free form and as phosphocreatine; supplies energy for muscle contraction
creatinecreatinean amino acid that does not occur in proteins but is found in the muscle tissue of vertebrates both in the free form and as phosphocreatine; supplies energy for muscle contraction
CretanCretana native or inhabitant of Crete
cretincretina person of subnormal intelligence
cretonnecretonnean unglazed heavy fabric; brightly printed; used for slipcovers and draperies
CrichtonCrichtonScottish man of letters and adventurer (1560-1582)
CroatianCroatiana member of the Slavic people living in Croatia
crosstowncrosstowngoing or extending across a town or city; "the crosstown bus"; "crosstown traffic"
cross-towncross-towngoing or extending across a town or city; "the crosstown bus"; "crosstown traffic"
crotoncrotontropical Asiatic shrub; source of croton oil
croutoncroutona small piece of toasted or fried bread; served in soup or salads
curbstonecurbstonea paving stone forming part of a curb
curtaincurtainhanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window)
cutincutin(biochemistry) a waxy transparent material that occurs in the cuticle of plants and consists of highly polymerized esters of fatty acids
cut-incut-in(film) a still picture that is introduced and that interrupts the action of a film
cysteinecysteinean amino acid containing sulfur that is found in most proteins; oxidizes on exposure to air to form cystine
cystinecystinea crystalline amino acid found in proteins (especially keratin); discovered in bladder stones
daltondaltonEnglish chemist and physicist who formulated atomic theory and the law of partial pressures; gave the first description of red-green color blindness (1766-1844)
DanteanDanteanof or relating to Dante Alighieri or his writings
DantonDantonFrench revolutionary leader who stormed the Paris bastille and who supported the execution of Louis XVI but was guillotined by Robespierre for his opposition to the Reign of Terror (1759-1794)
DaytonDaytona city in southwest Ohio; manufacturing center
dentindentinbone (calcified tissue) surrounding the pulp cavity of a tooth
dentinedentinebone (calcified tissue) surrounding the pulp cavity of a tooth
destinedestinedesign or destine; "She was intended to become the director"
detaindetaincause to be slowed down or delayed; "Traffic was delayed by the bad weather"; "she delayed the work that she didn't want to perform"
downtowndowntownthe central area or commercial center of a town or city; "the heart of Birmingham's downtown"
dripstonedripstonea protective drip that is made of stone
eateneatcause to deteriorate due to the action of water, air, or an acid; "The acid corroded the metal"; "The steady dripping of water rusted the metal stopper in the sink"
eighteeneighteenthe cardinal number that is the sum of seventeen and one
eighty-oneeighty-onebeing one more than eighty
EinsteinEinsteinsomeone who has exceptional intellectual ability and originality; "Mozart was a child genius"; "he's smart but he's no Einstein"
entwineentwinespin,wind, or twist together; "intertwine the ribbons"; "Twine the threads into a rope"; "intertwined hearts"
EpsteinEpsteinBritish sculptor (born in the United States) noted for busts and large controversial works (1880-1959)
fantanfantana card game in which you play your sevens and other cards in sequence in the same suit as the sevens; you win if you are the first to use all your cards
fattenfattenmake fat or plump; "We will plump out that poor starving child"
FaustianFaustianpertaining to or resembling or befitting Faust or Faustus especially in insatiably striving for worldly knowledge and power even at the price of spiritual values; "a Faustian pact with the Devil"
FengtienFengtiena city in northeastern China
festoonfestoonflower chains suspended in curves between points as a decoration
fieldstonefieldstonestone that occurs naturally in fields; often used as building material
fifteenfifteenthe cardinal number that is the sum of fourteen and one
fifty-onefifty-onebeing one more than fifty
flagstoneflagstonestratified stone that splits into pieces suitable as paving stones
flattenflattenlower the pitch of (musical notes)
flintstoneflintstonepebbles of flint used in masonry construction
FontanneFontanneUnited States actress (born in England) who married Alfred Lunt and performed with him in many plays (1887-1983)
FonteynFonteynEnglish dancer who danced with Rudolf Nureyev (born in 1919)
foot-tonfoot-ton2240 foot-pounds
fortunefortunean 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"
forty-oneforty-onebeing one more than forty
fountainfountaina plumbing fixture that provides a flow of water
fourteenfourteenthe cardinal number that is the sum of thirteen and one
freestonefreestonefruit (especially peach) whose flesh does not adhere to the pit
FreetownFreetownport city and the capital and largest city of Sierra Leone
frightenfrightencause fear in; "The stranger who hangs around the building frightens me"; "Ghosts could never affright her"
frostianfrostianof or relating to or in the manner of Robert Frost
FultonFultonAmerican inventor who designed the first commercially successful steamboat and the first steam warship (1765-1815)
fustianfustiana strong cotton and linen fabric with a slight nap
futonfutonmattress consisting of a pad of cotton batting that is used for sleeping on the floor or on a raised frame
gallstonegallstonea calculus formed in the gall bladder or its ducts
GaltonGaltonEnglish scientist (cousin of Charles Darwin) who explored many fields including heredity, meteorology, statistics, psychology, and anthropology; founder of eugenics and first to use fingerprints for identification (1822-1911)
gemstonegemstonea crystalline rock that can be cut and polished for jewelry; "he had the gem set in a ring for his wife"; "she had jewels made of all the rarest stones"
gentiangentianany of various plants of the family Gentianaceae especially the genera Gentiana and Gentianella and Gentianopsis
gladstonegladstonea large travelling bag made of stiff leather
glutenglutena protein substance that remains when starch is removed from cereal grains; gives cohesiveness to dough
gluttongluttonmusteline mammal of northern Eurasia
GoetheanGoetheanof or relating to or in the manner of Goethe
goldstonegoldstoneaventurine spangled densely with fine gold-colored particles
gottengeta return on a shot that seemed impossible to reach and would normally have resulted in a point for the opponent
grindstonegrindstonea revolving stone shaped like a disk; used to grind or sharpen or polish edge tools
gritstonegritstonea hard coarse-grained siliceous sandstone
hailstonehailstonesmall pellet of ice that falls during a hailstorm
HaitianHaitiana native or inhabitant of Haiti
halftonehalftonean engraving used to reproduce an illustration
HamptonHamptonUnited States musician who was the first to use the vibraphone as a jazz instrument (1913-2002)
headstoneheadstonea stone that is used to mark a grave
heartenheartengive encouragement to
hearthstonehearthstonea stone that forms a hearth
heightenheightenmake more intense, stronger, or more marked; "The efforts were intensified", "Her rudeness intensified his dislike for her"; "Pot smokers claim it heightens their awareness"; "This event only deepened my convictions"
heptaneheptanea colorless volatile highly flammable liquid obtained from petroleum and used as an anesthetic or a solvent or in determining octane ratings
histonehistonea simple protein containing mainly basic amino acids; present in cell nuclei in association with nucleic acids
HolsteinHolsteina breed of dairy cattle from northern Holland
hornstonehornstonea fine-grained metamorphic rock formed by the action of heat on clay rocks
HoughtonHoughtona town in northwest Michigan on the Upper Peninsula
HoustonHoustonthe largest city in Texas; located in southeastern Texas near the Gulf of Mexico; site of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
HustonHustonUnited States film maker born in the United States but an Irish citizen after 1964 (1906-1987)
HuttonHuttonScottish geologist who described the processes that have shaped the surface of the earth (1726-1797)
intoneintonerecite with musical intonation; recite as a chant or a psalm; "The rabbi chanted a prayer"
JohnstonJohnstonConfederate general in the American Civil War; led the Confederate troops in the West (1807-1891)
jotunjotun(Norse mythology) one of a race of giants often in conflict with the Aesir
JotunnJotunn(Norse mythology) one of a race of giants often in conflict with the Aesir
kaftankaftana (cotton or silk) cloak with full sleeves and sash reaching down to the ankles; worn by men in the Levant
KantianKantianof or relating to Immanuel Kant or his philosophy
KeatonKeatonUnited States comedian and actor in silent films noted for his acrobatic skills and deadpan face (1895-1966)
kentankentaneast Asian perennial having large reddish-orange black-spotted flowers with reflexed petals
kerbstonekerbstonea paving stone forming part of a curb
ketoneketoneany of a class of organic compounds having a carbonyl group linked to a carbon atom in each of two hydrocarbon radicals
keystonekeystonethe central building block at the top of an arch or vault
KingstonKingstoncapital and largest city of Jamaica
KingstownKingstownthe capital of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; on Saint Vincent
kittenkittenyoung domestic cat
kryptonkryptona colorless element that is one of the six inert gasses; occurs in trace amounts in air
LaotianLaotiana member of a Buddhist people inhabiting the area of the Mekong River in Laos and Thailand and speaking the Lao language; related to the Thais
lateenlateena triangular fore-and-aft sail used especially in the Mediterranean
LatinLatinany dialect of the language of ancient Rome
lattenlattenbrass (or a yellow alloy resembling brass) that was hammered into thin sheets; formerly used for church utensils
LaughtonLaughtonUnited States film actor (born in England) (1899-1962)
LawtonLawtona town in southwest Oklahoma
lectinlectinany of several plant glycoproteins that act like specific antibodies but are not antibodies in that they are not evoked by an antigenic stimulus
lentenlentenof or relating to or suitable for Lent; "lenten food"
leptonleptonan elementary particle that participates in weak interactions; has a baryon number of 0
letdownletdowna feeling of dissatisfaction that results when your expectations are not realized; "his hopes were so high he was doomed to disappointment"
lightenlightenalleviate or remove (pressure or stress) or make less oppressive; "relieve the pressure and the stress"; "lighten the burden of caring for her elderly parents"
loadstoneloadstonea permanent magnet consisting of magnetite that possess polarity and has the power to attract as well as to be attracted magnetically
luteinluteinyellow carotenoid pigments in plants and animal fats and egg yolks
LyttonLyttonEnglish writer of historical romances (1803-1873)
maintainmaintainstick to correctly or closely; "The pianist kept time with the metronome"; "keep count"; "I cannot keep track of all my employees"
marlstonemarlstonemetamorphic rock with approximately the same composition as marl
martenmartenagile slender-bodied arboreal mustelids somewhat larger than weasels
MartianMartianimaginary people who live on the planet Mars
martinmartinany of various swallows with squarish or slightly forked tail and long pointed wings; migrate around Martinmas
mearstonemearstonean old term for a landmark that consisted of a pile of stones surmounted by an upright slab
meltdownmeltdowna disaster comparable to a nuclear meltdown; "there is little likelihood of a meltdown comparable to the American banking collapse in March 1933"
MertonMertonUnited States sociologist (1910-2003)
millstonemillstoneone of a pair of heavy flat disk-shaped stones that are rotated against one another to grind the grain
MiltonMiltonEnglish poet; remembered primarily as the author of an epic poem describing humanity's fall from grace (1608-1674)
MiltownMiltowna sedative and tranquilizer (trade name Miltown and Equanil and Meprin) used to treat muscle tension and anxiety
mittenmittenglove that encases the thumb separately and the other four fingers together
moltenmeltreduced to liquid form by heating; "a mass of molten rock"
moltenmoltenreduced to liquid form by heating; "a mass of molten rock"
MontaigneMontaigneFrench writer regarded as the originator of the modern essay (1533-1592)
montanemontaneof or inhabiting mountainous regions; "montane flowers"
moonstonemoonstonea transparent or translucent gemstone with a pearly luster; some specimens are orthoclase feldspar and others are plagioclase feldspar
MortonMortonUnited States jazz musician who moved from ragtime to New Orleans jazz (1885-1941)
mosstonemosstoneof a moderate somewhat dull yellow-green color
MotownMotownthe largest city in Michigan and a major Great Lakes port; center of the United States automobile industry; located in southeastern Michigan on the Detroit river across from Windsor
mountainmountaina land mass that projects well above its surroundings; higher than a hill
moutonmoutonmeat from a mature domestic sheep
mutonmutonthe smallest unit of DNA where a mutation can occur
muttonmuttonmeat from a mature domestic sheep
neatenneatencare for one's external appearance; "He is always well-groomed"
nektonnektonthe aggregate of actively swimming animals in a body of water ranging from microscopic organisms to whales
NeptuneNeptunea giant planet with a ring of ice particles; the 8th planet from the sun is the most remote of the gas giants; "the existence of Neptune was predicted from perturbations in the orbit of Uranus and it was then identified in 1846"
newtonnewtonEnglish mathematician and physicist; remembered for developing the calculus and for his law of gravitation and his three laws of motion (1642-1727)
oatenoatenof or related to or derived from oats; "oaten bread"
obtainobtainreceive a specified treatment (abstract); "These aspects of civilization do not find expression or receive an interpretation"; "His movie received a good review"; "I got nothing but trouble for my good intentions"
octaneoctaneany isomeric saturated hydrocarbon found in petroleum and used as a fuel and solvent
oftenoftenmany times at short intervals; "we often met over a cup of coffee"
oilstoneoilstonea whetstone for use with oil
outdoneoutdobe or do something to a greater degree; "her performance surpasses that of any other student I know"; "She outdoes all other athletes"; "This exceeds all my expectations"; "This car outperforms all others in its class"
PashtunPashtunan ethnic minority speaking Pashto and living in northwestern Pakistan and southeastern Afghanistan
PatonPatonSouth African writer (1903-1988)
pattenpattenfootwear usually with wooden soles
PatwinPatwina Copehan language spoken by the Patwin
PaxtonPaxtonEnglish architect (1801-1865)
pectinpectinany of various water-soluble colloidal carbohydrates that occur in ripe fruit and vegetables; used in making fruit jellies and jams
peptonepeptoneany of various water-soluble compounds that form by hydrolysis in the digestion of proteins to amino acids
pertainpertainbe a part or attribute of
phaetonphaetonlarge open car seating four with folding top
photonphotona quantum of electromagnetic radiation; an elementary particle that is its own antiparticle
pistonpistonmechanical device that has a plunging or thrusting motion
pitchstonepitchstonedark acid granitic glass
pitonpitona metal spike with a hole for a rope; mountaineers drive it into ice or rock to use as a hold
planktonplanktonthe aggregate of small plant and animal organisms that float or drift in great numbers in fresh or salt water
plantainplantainstarchy banana-like fruit; eaten (always cooked) as a staple vegetable throughout the tropics
platanplatanany of several trees of the genus Platanus having thin pale bark that scales off in small plates and lobed leaves and ball-shaped heads of fruits
platenplatenthe roller on a typewriter against which the keys strike
platoonplatoona military unit that is a subdivision of a company; usually has a headquarters and two or more squads; usually commanded by a lieutenant
plutonplutonlarge mass of intrusive igneous rock believed to have solidified deep within the earth
pontoonpontoona float supporting a seaplane
poteenpoteenunlawfully distilled Irish whiskey
preteenpreteena preadolescent boy or girl (usually between 9 and 12 years of age); "little league is intended for the preteens"
pristinepristineimmaculately clean and unused; "handed her his pristine white handkerchief"
proteanproteantaking on different forms; "eyes...of that baffling protean grey which is never twice the same"
proteinproteinany of a large group of nitrogenous organic compounds that are essential constituents of living cells; consist of polymers of amino acids; essential in the diet of animals for growth and for repair of tissues; can be obtained from meat and eggs and milk and legumes; "a diet high in protein"
protonprotona stable particle with positive charge equal to the negative charge of an electron
PushtunPushtuna member of the mountain people living in the eastern regions of Afghanistan; "Pathans are the predominant ethnic group in Afghanistan"
put-onput-ona ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement
quartanquartana malarial fever that recurs every fourth day
ratanratana switch made from the stems of the rattan palms
rattanrattana switch made from the stems of the rattan palms
ReichsteinReichsteina Swiss chemist born in Poland; studied the hormones of the adrenal cortex
retainretainkeep in one's mind; "I cannot retain so much information"
rottenrottenhaving decayed or disintegrated; usually implies foulness; "dead and rotten in his grave"
routineroutinean unvarying or habitual method or procedure
saltinesaltinea cracker sprinkled with salt before baking
sandstonesandstonea sedimentary rock consisting of sand consolidated with some cement (clay or quartz etc.)
SatanSatan(Judeo-Christian and Islamic religions) chief spirit of evil and adversary of God; tempter of mankind; master of Hell
sateensateena cotton fabric with a satiny finish
satinsatina smooth fabric of silk or rayon; has a glossy face and a dull back
ScrantonScrantonan industrial city of northeastern Pennsylvania
setonsetonUnited States religious leader who was the first person born in the United States to be canonized (1774-1821)
sextonsextonan officer of the church who is in charge of sacred objects
shaitanshaitan(Islam) a rebellious jinni who leads men astray
ShastanShastana group of languages of the Hokan family in California
shortenshortenedit by omitting or modifying parts considered indelicate; "bowdlerize a novel"
shutdownshutdowntermination of operations; "they regretted the closure of the day care center"
shut-inshut-insomeone who is incapacitated by a chronic illness or injury
siltstonesiltstonea fine-grained sandstone of consolidated silt
sixteensixteenthe cardinal number that is the sum of fifteen and one
sixty-onesixty-onebeing one more than sixty
smitanesmitaneveloute or brown sauce with sauteed chopped onion and dry white wine and sour cream
smittensmite(used in combination) affected by something overwhelming; "conscience-smitten"; "awe-struck"
smoothensmoothenbecome smooth
soapstonesoapstonea soft heavy compact variety of talc having a soapy feel; used to make hearths and tabletops and ornaments
softensoftenbecome soft or softer; "The bread will soften if you pour some liquid on it"
soutanesoutanea long cassock with buttons down the front; worn by Roman Catholic priests
SoutineSoutineFrench expressionist painter (born in Lithuania) (1893-1943)
SpartanSpartana resident of Sparta
spittoonspittoona receptacle for spit (usually in a public place)
StantonStantonUnited States suffragist and feminist; called for reform of the practices that perpetuated sexual inequality (1815-1902)
StiltonStiltonEnglish blue cheese
StocktonStocktonUnited States writer (1834-1902)
straightenstraightenput (things or places) in order; "Tidy up your room!"
straitenstraitensqueeze together
sultansultanthe ruler of a Muslim country (especially of the former Ottoman Empire)
sunstonesunstonea translucent quartz spangled with bits of mica or other minerals
suntansuntana browning of the skin resulting from exposure to the rays of the sun
sustainsustainundergo (as of injuries and illnesses); "She suffered a fracture in the accident"; "He had an insulin shock after eating three candy bars"; "She got a bruise on her leg"; "He got his arm broken in the scuffle"
sweetensweetenmake sweeter, more pleasant, or more agreeable; "sweeten a deal"
TaiwanTaiwanan island in southeastern Asia 100 miles off the coast of mainland China in the South China Sea
TartanTartana cloth having a crisscross design
tauontauona lepton of very great mass
tautentautenmake taut or tauter; "tauten a rope"
tertiantertianof or relating to a tonal system based on major thirds; "a tertian tonal system"
TetonTetona member of the large western branch of Sioux people which was made up of several groups that lived on the plains
TeutonTeutona member of the ancient Germanic people who migrated from Jutland to southern Gaul and were annihilated by the Romans
thirteenthirteenthe cardinal number that is the sum of twelve and one
thirty-onethirty-onebeing one more than thirty
ThorntonThorntonAmerican architect (1759-1828)
threatenthreatento utter intentions of injury or punishment against:"He threatened me when I tried to call the police"
tie-intie-ina fastener that serves to join or connect; "the walls are held together with metal links placed in the wet mortar during construction"
tightentightennarrow or limit; "reduce the influx of foreigners"
titantitanthe largest of the satellites of Saturn; has a hazy nitrogen atmosphere
titiantitianold master of the Venetian school (1490-1576)
toe-intoe-inthe alignment of the front wheels of a motor vehicle closer together at the front than at the back
tombstonetombstonea stone that is used to mark a grave
tontinetontinean annuity scheme wherein participants share certain benefits and on the death of any participant his benefits are redistributed among the remaining participants; can run for a fixed period of time or until the death of all but one participant
touchstonetouchstonea basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated; "the schools comply with federal standards"; "they set the measure for all subsequent work"
toyontoyonornamental evergreen treelike shrub of the Pacific coast of the United States having large white flowers and red berrylike fruits; often placed in genus Photinia
TrentonTrentoncapital of the state of New Jersey; located in western New Jersey on the Delaware river
TristanTristan(Middle Ages) the nephew of the king of Cornwall who (according to legend) fell in love with his uncle's bride (Iseult) after they mistakenly drank a love potion that left them eternally in love with each other
tritontritonsmall usually bright-colored semiaquatic salamanders of North America and Europe and northern Asia
tungstentungstena heavy grey-white metallic element; the pure form is used mainly in electrical applications; it is found in several ores including wolframite and scheelite
turnstoneturnstonemigratory shorebirds of the plover family that turn over stones in searching for food
twenty-onetwenty-onea 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
umpteenumpteeninnumerable but many
umteenumteeninnumerable but many
untuneuntunecause to be out of tune; "Don't untune that string!"
untwineuntwineundo what has been twined together; "untwine the strings"
uptownuptowna residential part of town away from the central commercial district
VientianeVientianethe capital and largest city of Laos
WaltonWaltonIrish physicist who (with Sir John Cockcroft in 1931) first split an atom (1903-1995)
wantonwantonlewd or lascivious woman
WestonWestonUnited States photographer(1886-1958)
WhartonWhartonUnited States novelist (1862-1937)
wheatenwheatenof or relating to or derived from wheat; "wheaten bread"
WheatstoneWheatstoneEnglish physicist and inventor who devised the Wheatstone bridge (1802-1875)
whetstonewhetstonea flat stone for sharpening edged tools or knives
whinstonewhinstoneany of various hard colored rocks (especially rocks consisting of chert or basalt)
whitenwhitenturn white; "This detergent will whiten your laundry"
WiltonWiltona carpet woven on a Jacquard loom with loops like a Brussels carpet but having the loops cut to form a close velvety pile
wintunwintuna Copehan language spoken by the Wintun
wontonwontona soup with won ton dumplings
WotanWotansupreme Teutonic god; counterpart of Norse Odin and Anglo-Saxon Woden
write-inwrite-ina vote cast by writing in the name of a candidate who is not listed on the ballot
writtenwritewritten as for a film or play or broadcast
YorktownYorktownin 1781 the British under Cornwallis surrendered after a siege of three weeks by American and French troops; the surrender ended the American Revolution
YoungstownYoungstowna city in northeast Ohio
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Rhymes with 3 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
acetinacetinany of three liquid acetates that are formed when acetic acid and glycerin are heated together
acetoneacetonethe simplest ketone; a highly inflammable liquid widely used as an organic solvent and as material for making plastics
alcaptonalcaptonan acid formed as an intermediate product of the metabolism of tyrosine and phenylalanine
aldactonealdactonea synthetic corticosteroid (trade name Aldactone) used to treat hypertension
AleutianAleutiana member of the people inhabiting the Aleutian Islands and southwestern Alaska
alkaptonalkaptonan acid formed as an intermediate product of the metabolism of tyrosine and phenylalanine
AllentownAllentowna city in eastern Pennsylvania; an industrial and commercial center
AlsatianAlsatianbreed of large shepherd dogs used in police work and as a guide for the blind
appertainappertainbe a part or attribute of
AppletonAppletona town in eastern Wisconsin
AquitaineAquitainea region of southwestern France between Bordeaux and the Pyrenees
argentineargentineany of various small silver-scaled salmon-like marine fishes
ArlingtonArlingtona city in northern Texas between Dallas and Fort Worth
ascertainascertainbe careful or certain to do something; make certain of something; "He verified that the valves were closed"; "See that the curtains are closed"; "control the quality of the product"
astatineastatinea highly unstable radioactive element (the heaviest of the halogen series); a decay product of uranium and thorium
AthelstanAthelstanthe first Saxon ruler who extended his kingdom to include nearly all of England (895-939)
AugustanAugustanrelating to or characteristic of the times of the Roman Emperor Augustus; "the Augustan Age"
AugustineAugustine(Roman Catholic Church) one of the great Fathers of the early Christian church; after a dramatic conversion to Christianity he became bishop of Hippo Regius in North Africa; St. Augustine emphasized man's need for grace (354-430)
AvestanAvestanthe script in which the ancient Persian language of the Avesta is written
backbittenbackbitesay mean things
badmintonbadmintona game played on a court with light long-handled rackets used to volley a shuttlecock over a net
BalatonBalatona large shallow lake in western Hungary
barbitonebarbitonea barbiturate used as a hypnotic
baritonebaritonethe second lowest brass wind instrument
barytonebarytonea male singer
begottenbeget(of offspring) generated by procreation; "naturally begotten child"
BenningtonBenningtona town in southwestern Vermont
bilestonebilestonea calculus formed in the gall bladder or its ducts
binghamtonbinghamtona city in south central New York near the border with Pennsylvania
biotinbiotina B vitamin that aids in body growth
bisontinebisontinerelating to or characteristic of bison
black-and-tanblack-and-tanhaving a pattern of black and tan
BloemfonteinBloemfonteinthe seat of the supreme court
BloomingtonBloomingtona university town in south central Indiana
bogartianbogartianof or relating to or in the style of Humphrey Bogart
BridgetownBridgetowncapital of Barbados; a port city on the southwestern coast of Barbados
brigantinebrigantinetwo-masted sailing vessel square-rigged on the foremast and fore-and-aft rigged on the mainmast
browbeatenbrowbeatdiscourage or frighten with threats or a domineering manner; intimidate
bulletinbulletina brief report (especially an official statement issued for immediate publication or broadcast)
BurlingtonBurlingtonthe largest city in Vermont; located in northwestern Vermont on Lake Champlain; site of the University of Vermont
byzantinebyzantinea native or inhabitant of Byzantium or of the Byzantine Empire
CalcuttanCalcuttanof or relating to or characteristic of Calcutta or its inhabitants
CapetianCapetiana member of the Capetian dynasty
capotencapotena drug (trade name Capoten) that blocks the formation of angiotensin in the kidneys resulting in vasodilation; used in the treatment of hypertension and congestive heart failure
carotenecaroteneyellow or orange-red fat-soluble pigments in plants
carotincarotinan orange isomer of an unsaturated hydrocarbon found in many plants; is converted into vitamin A in the liver
ceratinceratina fibrous scleroprotein that occurs in the outer layer of the skin and in horny tissues such as hair, feathers, nails, and hooves
charlatancharlatana flamboyant deceiver; one who attracts customers with tricks or jokes
CharlestonCharlestonan American ballroom dance in syncopated rhythm; popular early in the 20th century
CharlestownCharlestowna former town and present-day neighborhood of Boston; settled in 1629
cherrystonecherrystonea half-grown quahog
ChestertonChestertonconservative English writer of the Roman Catholic persuasion; in addition to volumes of criticism and polemics he wrote detective novels featuring Father Brown (1874-1936)
chevrotainchevrotainvery small hornless deer-like ruminant of tropical Asia and west Africa
chromatinchromatinthe readily stainable substance of a cell nucleus consisting of DNA and RNA and various proteins; during mitotic division it condenses into chromosomes
cismontanecismontaneon this (the speaker's) side of the mountains; "a contest in Virginia between a cismontane and a tramontane people"
clandestineclandestineconducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods; "clandestine intelligence operations"; "cloak-and-dagger activities behind enemy lines"; "hole-and-corner intrigue"; "secret missions"; "a secret agent"; "secret sales of arms"; "surreptitious mobilization of troops"; "an undercover investigation"; "underground resistance"
clementineclementinea mandarin orange of a deep reddish orange color and few seeds
cobblestonecobblestonerectangular paving stone with curved top; once used to make roads
constantanconstantanan alloy of copper and nickel with high electrical resistance and a low temperature coefficient; used as resistance wire
ConstantineConstantinea walled city in northeastern Algeria to the east of Algiers; was destroyed in warfare in the 4th century and rebuilt by Constantine I
CooperstownCooperstowna small town in east central New York; site of the National Baseball Hall of Fame
copestonecopestonea stone that forms the top of wall or building
cornerstonecornerstonea stone at the outer corner of two intersecting masonry walls
DalmatianDalmatiana large breed having a smooth white coat with black or brown spots; originated in Dalmatia
dessiatinedessiatinea former Russian unit of area equal to 2.7 acres
dietitiandietitiana specialist in the study of nutrition
DilantinDilantinan anticonvulsant drug (trade name Dilantin) used to treat epilepsy and that is not a sedative
diplotenediplotenethe fourth stage of the prophase of meiosis
disheartendisheartentake away the enthusiasm of
djiboutiandjiboutiana native or inhabitant of Djibouti
DomitianDomitianEmperor of Rome; son of Vespasian who succeeded his brother Titus; instigated a reign of terror and was assassinated as a tyrant (51-96)
doubletondoubleton(bridge) a pair of playing cards that are the only cards in their suit in the hand dealt to a player
EddingtonEddingtonEnglish astronomer remembered for his popular elucidation of relativity theory (1882-1944)
EdmontonEdmontonthe capital of the province of Alberta
eglantineeglantineEurasian rose with prickly stems and fragrant leaves and bright pink flowers followed by scarlet hips
egyptianegyptianthe ancient and now extinct language of Egypt under the Pharaohs; written records date back to 3000 BC
EisensteinEisensteinRussian film maker who pioneered the use of montage and is considered among the most influential film makers in the history of motion pictures (1898-1948)
elastinelastina fibrous scleroprotein found in elastic tissues such as the walls of arteries
EllingtonEllingtonUnited States jazz composer and piano player and bandleader (1899-1974)
enlightenenlightenmake free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear; "Could you clarify these remarks?"; "Clear up the question of who is at fault"
entertainentertaintake into consideration, have in view; "He entertained the notion of moving to South America"
FarmingtonFarmingtona residential town in central Connecticut
ferritinferritina protein containing 20% iron that is found in the intestines and liver and spleen; it is one of the chief forms in which iron is stored in the body
firestonefirestonea sandstone that withstands intense heat; used to line fireplaces and furnaces and kilns
flea-bittenflea-bittenworn and broken down by hard use; "a creaky shack"; "a decrepit bus...its seats held together with friction tape"; "a flea-bitten sofa"; "a run-down neighborhood"; "a woebegone old shack"
florentineflorentinea native or resident of Florence, Italy
fluoxetinefluoxetinea selective-serotonin reuptake inhibitor commonly prescribed as an antidepressant (trade names Prozac or Sarafem); it is thought to work by increasing the activity of serotonin in the brain
foreshortenforeshortenreduce in scope while retaining essential elements; "The manuscript must be shortened"
forgottenforgetnot noticed inadvertently; "her aching muscles forgotten she danced all night"; "he was scolded for his forgotten chores"
FrankensteinFrankensteinthe fictional Swiss scientist who was the protagonist in a gothic novel by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley; he created a monster from parts of corpses
frostbittenfrostbiteinjured by freezing or partial freezing; "frostbitten fingers"; "frostbitten grapes unsalable as fresh fruit"
frostbittenfrostbitteninjured by freezing or partial freezing; "frostbitten fingers"; "frostbitten grapes unsalable as fresh fruit"
galantinegalantineboned poultry stuffed then cooked and covered with aspic; served cold
GalatianGalatiana native or inhabitant of Galatia in Asia Minor (especially a member of a people believed to have been Gauls who conquered Galatia in the 3rd century BC)
GalvestonGalvestona town in southeast Texas on Galveston Island
gelatingelatina thin translucent membrane used over stage lights for color effects
gelatinegelatinea colorless water-soluble glutinous protein obtained from animal tissues such as bone and skin
ghostwrittenghostwritewrite for someone else; "How many books have you ghostwritten so far?"
GilbertianGilbertianwildly comic and improbable as in Gilbert and Sullivan operas; "a Gilbertian world people with foundlings and changelings"- T.C.Worsley
go-betweengo-betweena negotiator who acts as a link between parties
gravestonegravestonea stone that is used to mark a grave
gravitongravitona gauge boson that mediates the (extremely weak) gravitational interactions between particles
guillotineguillotineinstrument of execution that consists of a weighted blade between two vertical poles; used for beheading people
guncottonguncottona nitric acid ester; used in lacquers and explosives
HamiltonHamiltonthe capital of Bermuda
HammersteinHammersteinUnited States lyricist who collaborated on many musical comedies (most successfully with Richard Rodgers) (1895-1960)
handwrittenhandwritewritten by hand
handwrittenhandwrittenwritten by hand
hard-bittenhard-bittentough and callous by virtue of experience
harmattanharmattana dusty wind from the Sahara that blows toward the western coast of Africa during the winter
hayastanhayastana landlocked republic in southwestern Asia; formerly an Asian soviet; modern Armenia is but a fragment of ancient Armenia which was one of the world's oldest civilizations; throughout 2500 years the Armenian people have been invaded and oppressed by their neighbors
hematinhematina complex red organic pigment containing iron and other atoms to which oxygen binds
high-octanehigh-octanevigorously energetic or forceful; "a high-octane sales manager"; "a high-octane marketing plan"; "high-powered executives"; "a high-voltage theatrical entrepreneur"
HindustanHindustannorthern region of India where Hinduism predominates
holystoneholystonea soft sandstone used for scrubbing the decks of a ship
hometownhometownthe town (or city) where you grew up or where you have your principal residence; "he never went back to his hometown again"
HuntingtonHuntingtona city of western West Virginia on the Ohio river at the mouth of the Kanawha
hydantoinhydantoinany of a group of anticonvulsant drugs used in treating epilepsy
ill-gottenill-gottenobtained illegally or by improper means; "dirty money"; "ill-gotten gains"
importuneimportunebeg persistently and urgently; "I importune you to help them"
in-betweenin-betweenbeing neither at the beginning nor at the end in a series; "adolescence is an awkward in-between age"; "in a mediate position"; "the middle point on a line"
incertainincertainlacking or indicating lack of confidence or assurance; "uncertain of his convictions"; "unsure of himself and his future"; "moving with uncertain (or unsure) steps"; "an uncertain smile"; "touched the ornaments with uncertain fingers"
insectaninsectanof or relating to the class Insecta
intertwineintertwinespin,wind, or twist together; "intertwine the ribbons"; "Twine the threads into a rope"; "intertwined hearts"
intestineintestinethe part of the alimentary canal between the stomach and the anus
isoptinisoptina drug (trade names Calan and Isoptin) used as an oral or parenteral calcium blocker in cases of hypertension or congestive heart failure or angina or migraine
jadestonejadestonea semiprecious gemstone that takes a high polish; is usually green but sometimes whitish; consists of jadeite or nephrite
JamestownJamestowna former village on the James River in Virginia to the north of Norfolk; site of the first permanent English settlement in America in 1607
kazakhstankazakhstana landlocked republic to the south of Russia and to the northeast of the Caspian Sea; the original Turkic-speaking inhabitants were overrun by Mongols in the 13th century; an Asian soviet from 1936 to 1991
KazakstanKazakstana landlocked republic to the south of Russia and to the northeast of the Caspian Sea; the original Turkic-speaking inhabitants were overrun by Mongols in the 13th century; an Asian soviet from 1936 to 1991
keratinkeratina fibrous scleroprotein that occurs in the outer layer of the skin and in horny tissues such as hair, feathers, nails, and hooves
kilotonkilotona measure of explosive power (of an atomic weapon) equal to that of 1000 tons of TNT
KirghizstanKirghizstana landlocked republic in west central Asia bordering on northwestern China; formerly an Asian soviet but became independent in 1991
KirgizstanKirgizstana landlocked republic in west central Asia bordering on northwestern China; formerly an Asian soviet but became independent in 1991
KurdistanKurdistanan oriental rug woven by Kurds that is noted for fine colors and durability
KyrgyzstanKyrgyzstana landlocked republic in west central Asia bordering on northwestern China; formerly an Asian soviet but became independent in 1991
langoustinelangoustinecaught in European waters; slenderer than American lobster
LaputanLaputannot practical or realizable; speculative; "airy theories about socioeconomic improvement"; "visionary schemes for getting rich"
leptoteneleptotenethe first stage of the prophase of meiosis
LevantineLevantine(formerly) a native or inhabitant of the Levant
LewistonLewistona town in northwestern Idaho
LexingtonLexingtonthe first battle of the American Revolution (April 19, 1775)
libertinelibertinea dissolute person; usually a man who is morally unrestrained
LichtensteinLichtensteinUnited States painter who was a leading exponent of pop art (1923-1997)
LiechtensteinLiechtensteina small landlocked principality (constitutional monarchy) in central Europe located in the Alps between Austria and Switzerland
limestonelimestonea sedimentary rock consisting mainly of calcium that was deposited by the remains of marine animals
LivingstonLivingstonAmerican Revolutionary leader who served in the Continental Congress and as minister to France (1746-1813)
LivingstoneLivingstoneScottish missionary and explorer who discovered the Zambezi River and Victoria Falls (1813-1873)
lodestonelodestonea permanent magnet consisting of magnetite that possess polarity and has the power to attract as well as to be attracted magnetically
LofotenLofotena string of islands off the northwestern coast of Norway in the Norwegian Sea
lomustinelomustinean antineoplastic drug often used to treat brain tumors or Hodgkin's disease
lonitenlonitena vasodilator (trade name Loniten) used to treat severe hypertension; one side effect is hirsutism so it is also sold (trade name Rogaine) as a treatment for male-patterned baldness
LusatianLusatiana Slavonic language spoken in rural area of southeastern Germany
magnetonmagnetona unit of magnetic moment of a molecular or atomic or subatomic particle
mangosteenmangosteentwo- to three-inch tropical fruit with juicy flesh suggestive of both peaches and pineapples
manhattanmanhattana cocktail made with whiskey and sweet vermouth with a dash of bitters
MauritianMauritiana native or inhabitant of Mauritius
meerestonemeerestonean old term for a landmark that consisted of a pile of stones surmounted by an upright slab
megatonmegatona measure of explosive power (of an atomic weapon) equal to that of one million tons of TNT
merestonemerestonean old term for a landmark that consisted of a pile of stones surmounted by an upright slab
MesantoinMesantoina toxic anticonvulsant drug (trade name Mesantoin) used in the treatment of epilepsy when less toxic anticonvulsants have been ineffective
MiddletonMiddletonEnglish playwright and pamphleteer (1570-1627)
milestonemilestonestone post at side of a road to show distances
misfortunemisfortuneunnecessary and unforeseen trouble resulting from an unfortunate event
monotonemonotonean unchanging intonation
morgantownmorgantowna city in northern West Virginia on the Monongahela river near the Pennsylvania border; site of the University of West Virginia
moth-eatenmoth-eatenlacking originality or spontaneity; no longer new; "moth-eaten theories about race"; "stale news"
MozarteanMozarteanof or relating to or in the manner of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
MozartianMozartianof or relating to or in the manner of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
nemerteannemerteansoft unsegmented marine worms that have a threadlike proboscis and the ability to stretch and contract
nemertinenemertinesoft unsegmented marine worms that have a threadlike proboscis and the ability to stretch and contract
nicotinenicotinean alkaloid poison that occurs in tobacco; used in medicine and as an insecticide
nineteennineteenthe cardinal number that is the sum of eighteen and one
ninety-oneninety-onebeing one more than ninety
nonchristiannonchristiannot believing in Christ
NorthamptonNorthamptonthe principal city of Northamptonshire
nov-latinnov-latinan artificial language based on Latin
nystatinnystatinan antifungal and antibiotic (trade names Mycostatin and Nystan) discovered in New York State; derived from soil fungi actinomycetes
occitanoccitanthe medieval dialects of Langue d'oc (southern France)
one-to-oneone-to-oneused of relations such that each member of one set is associated with one member of a second set
opportuneopportunesuitable or at a time that is suitable or advantageous especially for a particular purpose; "an opportune place to make camp"; "an opportune arrival"
OrpingtonOrpingtonEnglish breed of large chickens with white skin
out-of-townout-of-townhappening in or being of another town or city; "an out-of-town tryout"; "an out-of-town school"
overtoneovertonea harmonic with a frequency that is a multiple of the fundamental frequency
oxytoneoxytoneword having stress or an acute accent on the last syllable
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