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n. That part of a play or story in which the mystery is cleared up.
n. Chemical or person who starts a fire-literally or figuratively.
adj. Loud enough to be heard.
adj. Having a tendency to change.
n. A mere youth.
adj. Helping or serving to disconnect or separate.
n. The letters of a word or phrase so transposed as to make a different word or phrase.
v. To pass across or over, as a river.
n. One who has forsaken a doctrine regarded as true for one esteemed false.
n. Uneasiness of mind occasioned by desire, anxiety, or fear.
n. A very lascivious person.
n. One who proves in a convincing and conclusive manner.
n. A token fee or payment to a professional man for services.
n. A passing from one form or shape into another.
v. To make alive.
v. To punish.
v. To wind and turn while proceeding in a course.
adj. Created or formed by the imagination.
n. That which passes the ordinary, proper, or required limit, measure, or experience.
n. A difficult, trying situation or plight.
n. Trade forbidden by law or treaty.
n. Deep wisdom or knowledge.
v. To burn on the surface.
n. One who makes an investigation.
v. To displease.
n. A solid bounded by plane faces, especially by more than four.
v. To proclaim.
adv. At last.
v. To serve as a characteristic example of.
n. That which moves to action, or serves as an incentive or stimulus.
n. The person to whom property is transferred by deed.
adj. Tending to reconcile.
knot n. Any difficulty the only issue out of which is by bold or unusual manners.
v. To keep sacred.
n. An eight-page newspaper of any size.
adj. Not genuine.
n. A horizontal framework with two handles at each end for carrying a corpse to the grave.
n. A space entirely devoid of matter.
n. An instrument for illustrating the laws of rotation.
adj. That may be pierced by physical, moral, or intellectual force.
Greek. I have found it.
adj. Creating affliction.
v. To cease to resist.
adj. Pertaining or relating to electricity produced by chemical action.
n. A policy of maintaining great standing armies.
n. A title of dignity, office, or courtesy.
n. The act or art of reading or naming numbers.
v. To happen first.
adj. That can not be lessened.
n. a solemn invocation of the divine blessing.
n. One who or that which conveys from one person or place to another.
n. The quality of making a clamor.
n. A list of persons who have died in a certain place or time.
n. A mark of infamy or token of disgrace attaching to a person as the result of evil-doing.
v. To make amends for.
adj. Characteristic of a dog.
n. Division of words into that which is uttered in a single vocal impulse.
v. To unite.
n. The place where streams meet.
adj. Of unknown authorship.
n. A church office endowed with funds or property for the maintenance of divine service.
adj. Benevolent in feeling, character, or aspect.
n. Sorrow for something done or left undone, with desire to make things right by undoing the wrong.
n. Part of a fraction which expresses the number of equal parts into which the unit is divided.
v. To slander.
errant n. One of the wandering knights who in the middle ages went forth in search of adventure.
adj. Having a tendency to go back.
adj. At variance with any commonly accepted doctrine or opinion.
n. Deviation from a right, customary, or prescribed course.
n. A front or cutting tooth.
adj. Fitted to serve as a model or example worthy of imitation.
n. A person who has little understanding.
n. A city of the dead.
n. A rule or law adopted by an association, a corporation, or the like.
adj. Proceeding or marked by caution.
v. To soothe.
v. To diminish the gravity or importance of.
n. One who makes in imitation.
n. A related group of words containing a subject and a predicate and expressing a complete thought.
adj. Existing, done, or operating beneath the surface of the sea.
n. An authoritative direction.
v. To overstate.
v. To cut, shave, or remove (the outside) from anything.
n. A person or thing of very remarkable gifts or qualities.
n. Control by the exercise of power or constituted authority.
v. To utter with a loud and vehement voice.
adj. Very hateful.
v. To make milder or more endurable.
n. One given to speculating.
adj. Belonging to the first ages.
n. The external appearance or manner of a person.
n. High praise.
n. One having a taste for or interest in special objects.
n. Any one of various tall rush-like plants growing in damp ground or water.
v. To underestimate.
n. The branch of anthropology concerned with the systematic investigation of the relics of man.
v. To change into acid.
n. A fabric to which a pattern is applied with a needle, designed for ornamental hangings.
n. Participation or partnership, as in wrong-doing or with a wrong-doer.
n. That which nourishes.
v. To come into a country or region from a former habitat.
n. A title of honor or respectful address, equivalent to sir.
v. To speculate.
v. To pester.
adj. Having the character of a herb.
v. To happen to or befall.
n. That by which a number or quantity is divided.
adj. Having reached a high degree of worldly prosperity.
v. To give up (royal power or the like).
n. A person nominated by the will of another to execute the will.
adj. Recurring at intervals of six months.
n. Relative proportion and harmony.
adj. Belonging to a corporation.
adj. Being in a state of repose or inaction.
adj. Having the capacity, quality, or ability of receiving, as truths or impressions.
n. The original of earliest known inhabitants of a country.
n. A display dictated by vanity and intended to invite applause or flattery.
adj. Being in an initial, early, or incomplete stage of development.
n. Close or confidential friendship.
adj. Tending to be pushed or to push oneself into undue prominence.
n. In colonial times, a member of the lower house of the legislature of Maryland or Virginia.
n. The quality of a tone, as distinguished from intensity and pitch.
adj. Marked by pretense, conceit, or display.
v. To turn inside out, upside down, or in opposite direction.
v. To keep close watch.
adj. Characteristic of one who is unduly devoted to dress and the niceties of manners.
adj. Having several syllables, especially more than three syllables.
v. To be a friend to, especially when in need.
v. To palm off.
v. To use words of double meaning.
v. To ridicule.
n. An agent acting for another.
adj. Containing only two atoms.
n. A composition for solo voices, chorus, and orchestra, generally taken from the Scriptures.
v. To render intelligible.
n. Any act of condemnation and rejection from favor and privilege.
n. A spoken or written laudation of a person’s life or character.
n. An expert in linguistics.
n. Rebellion against lawful or constituted authority.
n. Any position having emoluments with few or no duties.
adj. Capable of being separated into parts.
v. To disband, as troops.
n. A systematized order or course of living with reference to food, clothing and personal habits.
adj. Unsuitable or inconvenient, especially as to time.
n. A castle or manor-house.
v. To come down voluntarily to equal terms with inferiors.
adj. Peculiar to or proceeding from the weakness or infirmity of old age.
adj. Identical in nature, make-up, or relation.
adj. Having nutritious properties.
v. To give a name or epithet to.
v. To stain.
v. To encircle.
v. To reproach as deserving blame.
n. One who is descended lineally from another, as a child, grandchild, etc.
n. A stringed instrument of the violin class.
n. A bad name or character.
n. A tree.
n. A sea-nymph, described by Homer as dwelling between the island of Circe and Scylla.
v. To perceive by taste or smell.
n. A critical judge of art, especially one with thorough knowledge and sound judgment of art.
v. To delay past the proper hour.
n. A forcible putting or keeping down.
adj. Lacking warmth of manner.
n. The whole range or sequence.
v. To clear from involvement.
n. A portable free-reed musical instrument.
adj. A place for cremating dead bodies.
n. A body of soldiers.