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A woman's head scarf, folded triangularly and worn tied under the chin

Babushka

2

A farewell address in the form of a sermon delivered to a graduating class

Baccalaureate

3

A device or emblem worn as an insignia of rank, office, or membership in an organization

Badge

4

A Russian musical instrument with a triangular body and three strings that produces sounds similar to those of a mandolin.

Balalaika

5

Financially ruined; impoverished.

Bankruptcy

6


1. An instrument for measuring atmospheric pressure, used especially in weather forecasting

Barometer

7

treacherous, greedy person.

Barracuda

8

Irregular in shape

Baroque

9

Looking elegant and nice

Beautifully

10

to surround with military forces.

Beleaguer

11

waging war; engaged in war

Belligerent

12

something that is advantageous or good

Benefited

13

a soft, visorless cap with a close-fitting headband and a wide, round top often with a tab at its center

Beret

14

Goes around

Bicycle

15

a kind of bread in small, soft cakes, raised with baking powder or soda, or sometimes with yeast

Biscuit

16

a military encampment made with tents or improvised shelters, usually without shelter or protection from enemy fire.

Bivouac

17

Bizarre

Bizarre

18

joyous, merry, or gay in disposition; glad; cheerful

Blithe

19

warrant officer on a warship, or a petty officer on a merchant vessel, in charge of rigging, anchors, cables, etc.

Boatswain

20


a branch of a tree, especially one of the larger or main branches.

Bough

21

a broad avenue in a city, usually having areas at the sides or center for trees, grass, or flowers.

Boulevard

22

a bunch of flowers; nosegay.

Bouquet

23

a member of the middle class.

Bourgeois

24

a small shop or a small specialty department within a larger store, especially one that sells fashionable clothes and accessories or a special selection of other merchandise.

Boutique

25

a flower or small bouquet worn, usually by a man, in the buttonhole of a lapel

Boutonniere

26

a blackberrylike fruit with a flavor similar to that of raspberries, developed by crossing various plants of the genus Rubus.

Boysenberry

27

a brief account or statement, as of news or events, issued for the information of the public.

Bulletin

28

to keep afloat or support by

Buoy

29

chest of drawers, often with a mirror at the top.

Bureau

30

the crime of either entering a building as a trespasser with the intention of committing theft, rape, grievous bodily harm, or damage, or, having entered as a trespasser, of committing one or more of these offences

Burglary