move in a feeble or unsteady way
tour en lair
a turn executed in the air
make (something, especially a person's hair) untidy.
the use of beams in architectural construction, rather than arches or vaulting.
bullets or cannon caliber projectiles that are built with a small pyrotechnic charge in their base
colloquially called windpipe, is a tube that connects the pharynx and larynx to the lungs, allowing the passage of air, and so is present in all air-breathing animals with lungs
(of a situation or problem) easy to deal with.
the action of drawing or pulling a thing over a surface, especially a road or track.
the prevailing pattern of easterly surface winds found in the tropics, within the lower portion of the Earth's atmosphere, in the lower section of the troposphere near the Earth's equator.
speak badly of or tell lies about (someone) so as to damage their reputation.
a solid or painted object in a road that channelises traffic. It can also be a narrow strip of island between roads that intersect at an acute angle.
walk or move wearily or reluctantly. a tedious or tiring journey on foot.
a restriction or impediment to someone's freedom of action.
a device that converts variations in a physical quantity, such as pressure or brightness, into an electrical signal, or vice versa.
an area set crosswise to the nave in a cruciform ("cross-shaped") building in Romanesque and Gothic Christian church architecture.
the redirection to a substitute, usually a therapist, of emotions that were originally felt in childhood
able to take a direct object (expressed or implied), e.g., saw in he saw the donkey.
transform, especially in a surprising or magical manner.
a small window that is above a door or larger window. the surface that forms the stern of a vessel
cause (two or more things) to change places with each other.
situated or extending across something
one of the major muscles of the back and is responsible for moving, rotating, and stabilizing the scapula (shoulder blade)
a cousin of the parallelogram. However, only two of the opposing sides are parallel to each other.
a form of limestone deposited by mineral springs, especially hot springs. It often has a fibrous or concentric appearance and exists in white, tan, cream-colored, and even rusty varieties.
a large wide-mouthed fishing net dragged by a vessel along the bottom or in the midwater of the sea or a lake.
Cloyingly sweet or sentimental.
part of a machine which is operated by the foot to produce reciprocating or rotary motion in a machine such as a weaving loom (reciprocating) or grinder (rotary).
consisting of three parts; threefold.
an ornamental design of three rounded lobes like a clover leaf, used typically in architectural tracery.
an architectural structure, usually made from an open framework or lattice of interwoven or intersecting pieces of wood, bamboo or metal that is normally made to support and display climbing plants, especially shrubs.
a wavering effect in a musical tone, typically produced by rapid reiteration of a note, or sometimes by rapid repeated variation in the pitch of a note or by sounding two notes of slightly different pitches to produce prominent overtones.
a common, non-contagious infection of the gums with sudden onset. The main features are painful, bleeding gums, and ulceration of inter-dental papillae (the sections of gum between adjacent teeth).
a long lock of a woman's hair.
an open cross-braced framework used to support an elevated structure such as a bridge.
(in medical use) the assignment of degrees of urgency to wounds or illnesses to decide the order of treatment of a large number of patients or casualties.
a dialogue between three people.
an official in ancient Rome chosen by the plebeians to protect their interests.
unimportant or trivial.
a musical ornament consisting of a rapid alternation between two adjacent notes, usually a semitone or tone apart, which can be identified with the context
a narrow-brimmed type of hat. The trilby was once viewed as the rich man's favored hat; it is sometimes called the "brown trilby" in England and is frequently seen at the horse races
the most successful of all early animals, roaming the oceans for over 270 million years.
an adjustable tab or airfoil attached to a control surface, used to trim an aircraft in flight.
a genre of electronic music that originated in the early 1990s in the United Kingdom; it has several qualities similar to ambient music and its drum-based breakdowns share characteristics with hip hop
the stomach of an animal (such as a cow or ox) that is eaten as food. : something that is worthless, unimportant, or of poor quality
a galley with three rows or tiers of oars on each side, one above another, used chiefly as a warship
Down syndrome is a genetic condition in which a person has 47 chromosomes instead of the usual 46.
a short metal stand used for holding a hot dish
a member of any of various peoples (as in antiquity) who lived or were reputed to live chiefly in caves // a person characterized by reclusive habits or outmoded or reactionary attitudes
a figurative or metaphorical use of a word or expression
the lowest layer of Earth's atmosphere and site of all weather on Earth.
a small handheld tool with a flat, pointed blade, used to apply and spread mortar or plaster.
a student who stays away from school without leave or explanation.
eager or quick to argue or fight; aggressively defiant.
walk slowly and with heavy steps, typically because of exhaustion or harsh conditions.
Containtment via $ // Aid would be given to both Greece and Turkey, to help cool the long-standing rivalry between them
showy but worthless; attractive articles of little value or use.
a short, thick stick carried as a weapon by a police officer.
to roll (something) on wheels slowly and noisily. : to move noisily on wheels. : to walk slowly and heavily.
to tie together the wings or legs of (a turkey, chicken, etc.) for cooking
a traditionally nomadicpastoralist lifestyle. They are the principal inhabitants of the Saharan interior of North Africa.[2
various types of modified plant structures that are enlarged to store nutrients. They are used by plants to survive the winter or dry months, to provide energy and nutrients for regrowth
a bunch or collection of something, typically threads, grass, or hair, held or growing together at the base.
a large bulrush that is abundant in marshy areas of California.
a flat-bottomed beverage container for drinking made of plastic, glass, etc.
directly translatable to heavy stone; The free element is remarkable for its robustness, especially the fact that it has the highest melting point of all the elements. Also remarkable is its high density of 19.3 times that of water, comparable to that of uranium and gold, and much higher (about 1.7 times) than that of lead
garment for the body, usually simple in style, reaching from the shoulders to a length somewhere between the hips and the ankles.
confused or obscure in meaning or effect.
a rotary mechanical device that extracts energy from a fluid flow and converts it into useful work. a turbomachine with at least one moving part called a rotor assembly, which is a shaft or drum with blades attached. Moving fluid acts on the blades so that they move and impart rotational energy to the rotor. examples are windmills and waterwheels.
a deep covered dish from which soup is served.
swollen and distended or congested.
an opportunity for an individual or a party to very easily take advantage of a situation. in which the hunter coming upon a flock, intentionally scatters them
form of gate which allows one person to pass at a time. It can also be made so as to enforce one-way traffic of people, and in addition, it can restrict passage only to people who insert a coin, a ticket, a pass, or similar.
an opaque, blue-to-green mineral that is a hydrous phosphate of copper and aluminium, with the chemical formula CuAl6(PO4)4(OH) 4H2O. It is rare and valuable in finer grades and has been prized as a gem and ornamental stone for thousands of years owing to its unique hue.
a turret is a small tower that projects vertically from the wall of a building such as a medieval castle
trivial or foolish speech or writing; nonsense.
a rough, unfinished woollen fabric, of a soft, open, flexible texture, resembling cheviot or homespun, but more closely woven. It is made in either plain or twill weave and may have a check or herringbone pattern.
to turn (something) back and forth slightly
a type of textile weave with a pattern of diagonal parallel ribs (in contrast with a satin and plain weave). This is done by passing the weft thread over one or more warp threads and then under two or more warp threads and so on, with a "step" or offset between rows to create the characteristic diagonal pattern
a sudden, sharp localized pain.
to have a thinkness made up of two layers or strands
a thesis proposed by the American philosopher Charles Sanders Peirce that holds that absolute chance, or indeterminism, is a real factor operative in the universe. may be considered both the direct opposite of Einstein's oft quoted dictum that: "God does not play dice with the universe"
the semi-circular or triangular decorative wall surface over an entrance, bounded by a lintel and arch. It often contains sculpture or other imagery or ornaments.
receives sound vibrations from the outer air and transmits them to the auditory ossicles, which are tiny bones in the tympanic (middle ear) cavity
was the first person in the United States identified as an asymptomatic carrier of the pathogen associated with typhoid fever. She was presumed to have infected 53 people, three of whom died, over the course of her career as a cook. She was twice forcibly isolated by public health authorities and died after a total of nearly three decades in isolation.
a goal for humanity to set for itself. over-human
the mammary gland of female cattle, sheep, goats, horses, and related ungulates, a baglike organ with two or more teats hanging near the hind legs.
pictures of the floating world"), is a genre of woodblock prints and paintings that flourished in Japan from the 17th through 19th centuries. It was aimed at the prosperous merchant class in the urbanizing Edo period (1603–1867). Amongst the popular themes were depictions of beautiful women; kabuki actors and sumo wrestlers; scenes from history and folk tales; travel scenes and landscapes; flora and fauna; and erotica.
one of the two long bones in the forearm, the other being the radius. It is prismatic in form and runs parallel to the radius, which is shorter and smaller. In anatomical position (i.e. when the arms are down at the sides of the body and the palms of the hands face forward) it is located at the side of the forearm closest to the body (the medial side), the side of the little finger.
existing beyond what is obvious or admitted; intentionally hidden.
plural form of ultimatum.
also known as postremogeniture or junior right, is the tradition of inheritance by the last-born of the entirety of, or a privileged position in, a parent's wealth, estate or office.
a deep blue color and a pigment which was originally made by grinding lapis lazuli into a powder. The name comes from the Latin ultramarinus, literally "beyond the sea", because the pigment was imported into Europe from mines in Afghanistan b
existing outside the known world, the solar system, or the universe.
the nanostructure of a biological specimen, such as a cell, tissue, or organ, at scales smaller than can be viewed with light microscopy. It is viewed with ultramicroscopy or electron microscopy.
howl or wail as an expression of strong emotion, typically grief.
a natural pigment resembling but darker than ocher, normally dark yellowish-brown in color or dark brown when roasted. —a brownish-gray moth with coloring that resembles tree bark.
shade or shadow, especially as cast by trees. offense or annoyance
a sound change whereby a vowel is pronounced more like a following vowel or semivowel and is also used to replace hyphens in Germanic languages
(of a person's attitude or behavior) not fitting or appropriate; unseemly.
without having been commanded or invited."unbidden guests" (especially of a thought or feeling) arising without conscious effort.
script (written entirely in capital letters) commonly used from the 4th to 8th centuries AD by Latin and Greek scribes. Uncial letters were used to write Greek, Latin, and Gothic.
unfasten (a clasp or similar device).
straighten or cause to straighten from a coiled or curled position.
disconnect (something, especially a railroad vehicle that has been coupled to another).
(of a person or their appearance or behavior) lacking good manners, refinement, or grace.
the action of anointing someone with oil or ointment as a religious rite or as a symbol of investiture as a monarch.
shrubs and small trees forming the undergrowth in a forest.
a wheeled structure beneath an aircraft, typically retracted when not in use, that receives the impact on landing and supports the aircraft on the ground. // the supporting frame under the body of a vehicle.
secure or fasten from the underside, especially by a rope or chain passed underneath. formal // provide support or a firm basis for.
a dense growth of shrubs and other plants, especially under trees in woodland.
support (a building or other structure) from below by laying a solid foundation below ground level or by substituting stronger for weaker materials.
presented or expressed in a subtle and effective way.
guarantee or affirm something; give as a formal pledge. commit oneself to and begin (an enterprise or responsibility); take on.
the offshore pull that a person standing in the wave-breaking zone can feel most strongly near their feet, as each breaking wave advances towards them.
sign and accept liability under (an insurance policy), thus guaranteeing payment in case loss or damage occurs. (of a bank or other financial institution) engage to buy all the unsold shares in (an issue of new securities).
having a rising and falling motion or appearance like that of waves; undulating.
move with a smooth wavelike motion.
leaving no doubt; unambiguous.
(of a bird) not yet fledged.--(of a person) inexperienced; youthful.
not showing fear or hesitation in the face of danger or difficulty.
make or become spread out from a rolled or folded state, especially in order to be open to the wind.
Environmentally unfriendly; harmful to or inconsiderate of the environment
of, relating to, or affecting a nail, hoof, or claw.
mentally unbalanced; deranged.
unified field theory
the four interactions to be unified are: Strong interaction: the interaction responsible for holding quarks together to form hadrons, and holding neutrons and also protons together to form nuclei. The exchange particle that mediates this force is the gluon. Electromagnetic interaction: the familiar interaction that acts on electrically charged particles. The photon is the exchange particle for this force. Weak interaction: a short-range interaction responsible for some forms of radioactivity, that acts on electrons, neutrinos, and quarks. It is governed by the W and Z bosons. Gravitational interaction: a long-range attractive interaction that acts on all particles. The postulated exchange particle has been named the graviton.
the national flag of the United Kingdom
a skin-tight one-piece garment with long legs and sometimes long sleeves, usually stopping at the wrists and ankles
unsounded; unfathomed. (of a building or room) not having water and drainage pipes installed and connected.
not attempting to impress others with an appearance of greater importance, talent, or culture than is actually possessed.
to cause the separate threads of something to come apart : to find the correct explanation for (something that is difficult to understand) : to fail or begin to fail
having or showing no moral principles; not honest or fair.
natural and genuine
draw or pull out (a knife, sword, or similar weapon) from its sheath or covering.
(of a person or animal) not aware of the presence of danger; feeling no suspicion.
(especially of a position or view) not able to be maintained or defended against attack or objection.
A term used by the philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche to describe the common man. Likened to sheep, he is a social animal spouting pacifist and liberal morality. In this way, he can rationalize his subservience to social and political mores. His existence is solely for the purpose of providing statistical "filler".
release or free from a tether.
unexpected and inappropriate or inconvenient.
(of a chicken or other bird prepared for eating) having had its wings and legs unfastened before cooking.
difficult to carry or move because of its size, shape, or weight.
release (a pair of animals) from a yoke.
find fault with (someone); scold.
the movement upward of air or other gas.
a violent or sudden change or disruption to something.
the work of providing furniture, especially seats, with padding, springs, webbing, and fabric or leather covers.
more formal term for on, especially in abstract senses.
raise (something) to a higher level.
the action of taking up or making use of something that is available. // a pipe or flue leading air, smoke, or gases up to a chimney.
the city, especially as a symbol of harsh or busy modern life.
a mischievous young child, especially one who is poorly or raggedly dressed.
an ancient symbol depicting a serpent or dragon eating its own tail. It often symbolizes self-reflexivity or cyclicality, especially in the sense of something constantly re-creating itself, the eternal return, and other things such as the phoenix which operate in cycles that begin anew as soon as they end. It can also represent the idea of primordial unity related to something existing in or persisting from the beginning with such force or qualities it cannot be extinguished.
the historic medical practice of visually examining a patient's urine for pus, blood, or other symptoms of disease
of, relating to, or resembling bears.
A primitive, seminal, or prototypical example of an artistic genre or the basis of an ideological movement.
cause a stinging or prickling sensation like that given by a nettle.
the precursor to most internet forums; Users read and post messages (called articles or posts, and collectively termed news) to one or more categories, known as newsgroups
the illegal action or practice of lending money at unreasonably high rates of interest.
also commonly known as the womb, is a hollow muscular organ of the female reproductive system that is responsible for the development of the fetus
most extreme; greatest.
1. nutrition and gas exchange. Uveal vessels directly perfuse the ciliary body and iris, to support their metabolic needs, and indirectly supply diffusible nutrients to the outer retina, sclera, and lens, which lack any intrinsic blood supply. (The cornea has no adjacent blood vessels and is oxygenated by direct gas exchange with the environment.) 2. light absorption. The uvea improves the contrast of the retinal image by reducing reflected light within the eye (analogous to the black paint inside a camera), and also absorbs outside light transmitted through the sclera, which is not fully opaque.
the small, fleshy, conical body projecting downward from the middle of the soft palate.
having or showing an excessive or submissive fondness for one's wife.
the vascular system of a part of the body and its arrangement.
maintaining a balance between biogenesis (production) and degradation (or turnover), of many substances and cell structures in certain organisms
having or showing a lack of thought or intelligence; mindless.
a folk tale in which a woman's vagina is said to contain teeth, with the associated implication that sexual intercourse might result in injury, emasculation or castration for the man involved
hyperexcitability of the vagus nerve, particularly with respect to its parasympathetic effects on body organs, resulting in vasomotor instability, sweating, constipation, and involuntary motor spasms with pain.vagoton?ic
excessive elation or pride over one's own achievements, abilities, etc.; boastful vanity. // empty pomp or show.
a short piece of cloth or a wooden or metal frame that is placed across the top of a window for decoration : a piece of material that hangs loosely from the frame of a bed or along a table or shelf for decoration
A valley, often coursed by a stream; a dale.
as used in psychology, especially in discussing emotions, means the intrinsic attractiveness or aversiveness of an event, object, or situation. However, the term is also used to characterize and categorize specific emotions
a perennial flowering plant, with heads of sweetly scented pink or white flowers that bloom in the summer months
possessing or showing courage or determination.
a small traveling bag or suitcase.
performed by moderately forceful attempted exhalation against a closed airway, usually done by closing one's mouth, pinching one's nose shut while pressing out as if blowing up a balloon. Variations of the maneuver can be used either in medical examination as a test of cardiac function and autonomic nervous control of the heart, or to "clear" the ears and sinuses (that is, to equalize pressure between them) when ambient pressure changes,
the act or process of making a judgment about the price or value of something // the estimated value of something
a plush, knitted fabric or textile. It is usually made from cotton but can also be made from synthetic materials such as polyester. It is used in a wide variety of applications, including clothing and upholstery
a. Meeting at the edges without overlapping, as some petals do. b. Opening by valves, as the capsule of a lily or iris.
ny growth of both a moustache and goatee with all hair on the cheeks shaven.
a broad blade attached to a rotating axis or wheel that pushes or is pushed by wind or water and forms part of a machine or device such as a windmill, propeller, or turbine.
a point in the picture plane π that is the intersection of the projections (or drawings) of a set of parallel lines in space on to the picture plane
offering nothing that is stimulating or challenging.
swollen, twisted, and sometimes painful veins that have filled with an abnormal collection of blood.
exhibiting different colors, especially as irregular patches or streaks.
(of a wine or grape) made from or belonging to a single specified variety of grape.
a work of textual criticism, whereby all variations and emendations are set side by side so that a reader can track how textual decisions have been made in the preparation of a text for publication
part of the male anatomy of many vertebrates; these vasa transport sperm from the epididymis to the ejaculatory ducts in anticipation of ejaculation
of, relating to, affecting, or consisting of a vessel or vessels, especially those that carry blood.
Widening of blood vessels that results from relaxation of the muscular walls of the vessels
a condition in which a blood vessel's spasm leads to vasoconstriction. This can lead to tissue ischemia and tissue death (necrosis).
boast about or praise (something), especially excessively.
a quantity having direction as well as magnitude, especially as determining the position of one point in space relative to another.
to change direction or course
a piece of fine material worn by women to protect or conceal the face.
a pattern of lines, streaks, or veins.
the term often refers to a parchment made from calf skin, as opposed to that from other animals. It is prepared for writing or printing on, to produce single pages, scrolls, codices or books.
an arena for track cycling
a cotton fabric with a pile resembling velvet.
showing or motivated by susceptibility to bribery.
denoting a sin that is not regarded as depriving the soul of divine grace. (of a fault or offense) slight and pardonable.
of, on, or relating to the underside of an animal or plant; abdominal.
a roofed opened gallery or porch.It is often partly enclosed by a railing and frequently extends across the front and sides of the structure
prohibited by dictate
(of countryside) green with grass or other rich vegetation.
the common name for a green pigment obtained through the application of acetic acid to copper plates or the natural patina formed when copper, brass or bronze is weathered and exposed to air or seawater over a period of time.
lush green vegetation.
the appearance of being true or real.
The first was to pretend that you brought truth. The second was to pose the problem of truth."
"little worms" a thinner type of spaghetti.
something shaped like a worm. The expression is often employed in biology and anatomy to describe more or less tubular or cylindrical, usually soft body parts or animals.
a brilliant red or scarlet pigment originally made from the powdered mineral cinnabar, and is also the name of the resulting color
the point where two rays begin or meet, where two line segments join or meet, where two lines intersect (cross), or any appropriate combination of rays, segments and lines that result in two straight "sides" meeting at one place.
a subtype of dizziness in which a patient inappropriately experiences the perception of motion (usually a spinning motion) due to dysfunction of the vestibular system. It is often associated with nausea and vomiting as well as a balance disorder, causing difficulties with standing or walking.
vigor and spirit or enthusiasm.
a fluid- or air-filled cavity or sac, in particular.
an antechamber, hall, or lobby next to the outer door of a building.
forming a very small remnant of something that was once much larger or more noticeable.
a chasuble or other robe worn by the clergy or choristers during services.
make a careful and critical examination of (something).
of or relating to a financial transaction in which a company buys life insurance policies from the terminally ill at less than their face value and may sell the policies to investors:
the principal deputy of the bishop of a diocese for the exercise of administrative authority and possesses the title of local ordinary
a ruler exercising authority in a colony on behalf of a sovereign.
Sections of hair were wound around fingertips and secured to the head with bobby pins. This gave the hair body and curl. Then, the next morning, the strands were brushed up the sides and pinned at the top in rolls
(of an opponent or obstacle) able to be overcome or conquered.
an Indian curry dish popular in the region of Goa. The cuisine of the Mumbai region also includes a variation of the dish. However, it is known globally in its Anglo-Indian form as a staple of curry house menus, often regarded as a fiery spicy dish, though it is not necessarily the spiciest dish available
mindfulness of breathing and of thoughts, feelings and actions are being used to gain insight in the true nature of reality
a domineering, violent, or bad-tempered woman.
bitterly hostile; (of a disease or poison) extremely severe or harmful in its effects.
a medical term meaning internal organs lying inside of stomach, intestine etc
a large and beautiful view of an area of land or water. : a large number of things that may be possible in the future
vive la difference
Long live the difference (used to express appreciation of diversity)
a high official in some Muslim countries, especially in Turkey under Ottoman rule.
a small rodent resembling a mouse but with a stouter body, a shorter, hairy tail, a slightly rounder head, smaller ears and eyes, and differently formed molars.
the faculty or power of using one's will.
a controlled dive or downward flight at a steep angle, especially by an airplane with the engine shut off.
enacted to carry out the intent of the Eighteenth Amendment, which established prohibition in the United States.
difference in electric potential) is likened to difference in water pressure.
a person devoted to luxury and sensual pleasure.
a spiral, scroll-like ornament that forms the basis of the Ionic order, found in the capital of the Ionic column
denoting the entrance or exit passages in a theater or amphitheater.
a mass of spinning air, liquid, etc., that pulls things into its center
a person, such as a monk or nun, who has made vows of dedication to religious service.
a small candle, typically white or beeswax yellow, intended to be burnt as an offering in an act of Christian prayer, especially within the Anglican and Roman Catholic Christian denominations, among others
give or grant (something) to (someone) in a gracious or condescending manner.
a quantity expressing the magnitude of internal friction, as measured by the force per unit area resisting a flow in which parallel layers unit distance apart have unit speed relative to one another.
harden (rubber or rubberlike material) by treating it with sulfur at a high temperature.
a late fourth-century Latin translation of the Bible that became, during the 16th century, the Catholic Church's officially promulgated Latin version
he external genital organs of the female mammal; the labia majora, mons pubis, labia minora, clitoris, bulb of vestibule, vulval vestibule, greater and lesser vestibular glands, external urethral orifice and the opening of the vagina (introitus).
waterproof boot extending from the foot to the chest, traditionally made from vulcanised rubber, but available in more modern PVC, neoprene and Gore-Tex variants
to be unable or unwilling to make a clear decision about what to do.
to move up and down or from side to side repeatedly
a usually paneled wooden lining of an interior wall (2) : a lining of an interior wall irrespective of material b : the lower three or four feet (about one meter) of an interior wall when finished differently from the remainder of the wall
a ridge on a textured woven fabric such as corduroy. NAUTICAL a plank running along the side of a wooden ship, thicker than the usual planking, and strengthening and protecting the hull.
(of a building) allowing access to the upper floors by stairs only; having no elevator.
roll about or lie relaxed in mud or water, especially to keep cool, avoid biting insects, or spread scent.
traditional shell beads of the Eastern Woodlands tribes of the indigenous people of North America. They include the white shell beads fashioned from the North Atlantic channeled whelk shell; and the white and purple beads made from the quahog, or Western North Atlantic hard-shelled clam
(of a person's complexion or appearance) pale and giving the impression of illness or exhaustion.
obtain (something that is desired) by persuading others to comply or by manipulating events.
(of a cruel or violent action) deliberate and unprovoked. (especially of a woman) sexually immodest or promiscuous.
a melodious succession of low pleasing sounds. 2. : a musical trill.
a separate room in a hospital, typically one allocated to a particular type of patient.
pottery, typically that of a specified type. manufactured articles of a specified type.
Helps to prevent new blood clots from forming, and helps to keep existing blood clots from getting worse. This medicine is a blood thinner (anticoagulant).
someone who uses or practices magic derived from supernatural or occult sources.
become or cause to become bent or twisted out of shape, typically as a result of the effects of heat or dampness. (in weaving) the threads on a loom over and under which other threads (the weft) are passed to make cloth.
a network of interconnecting rabbit burrows. a densely populated or labyrinthine building or district.
usually constructed with a rectangular wooden frame in which are mounted a series of ridges or corrugations for the clothing to be rubbed upon.
an event that is spoiled by constant or heavy rain. a breach in a road or railroad track caused by flooding.
a hot mulled cider traditionally drunk as an integral part of wassailing, a medieval southern English drinking ritual intended to ensure a good cider apple harvest the following year.
rapidly growing, aquatic or semi-aquatic, perennial plant native to Europe and Asia, and one of the oldest known leaf vegetables consumed by humans
a time when an important change happens. : a line of hills or mountains from which rivers drain : a ridge between two rivers. :
the absolute meter-kilogram-second unit of power equal to the work done at the rate of one joule per second or to the power produced by a current of one ampere across a potential difference of one volt : 1⁄746 horsepower
a material for making fences, walls, etc., consisting of rods or stakes interlaced with twigs or branches.
give a loud plaintive cry like that of a cat.
having a smooth, pale, translucent surface or appearance like that of wax.
stop or interrupt (someone) and detain them in conversation or trouble them in some other way.
a red, swollen mark left on flesh by a blow or pressure.
damaged or worn by exposure to the weather. // (of a person or a person's face) having skin that is lined and tanned or reddened through prolonged time spent outdoors.
(of a boat or aircraft) tend to turn its head into the wind; gripe.
a sentimental or emotional film, novel, or song.
are often found in dry foods including nuts and seeds, cereal and grain products, such as pancake mix. In the domestic setting, they are most likely to be observed when a bag of flour is opened. Their presence is often indicated by the granules of the infested item sticking together in strings, as if caught in a cobweb.
the crosswise threads on a loom over and under which other threads (the warp) are passed to make cloth.
fail to honor (a debt or obligation incurred through a promise or agreement).
showing the signs of extensive use or wear. // (of a phrase, idea, or joke) used or repeated so often that it no longer has interest or significance.
This boot became a staple of hunting and outdoor wear for the British aristocracy in the early 19th century.
a leather rim sewn around the edge of a shoe upper to which the sole is attached.// a red, swollen mark left on flesh by a blow or pressure.
move in a turbulent fashion. // a large number of items in no order; a confused mass.
go in a specified direction, typically slowly or by an indirect route.
A castrated male goat
employ endearments or flattery to persuade someone to do something or give one something.
an act or instance of flowing or heaping up abundantly; a surge.
(of a female dog) give birth to (a puppy).
(of the wind) blow lightly in a specified direction. // a slight movement of air or the sound of such a movement.
(of a person or animal) make a series of low, feeble sounds expressive of fear, pain, or discontent.
complain persistently and in a peevish or irritating way.
a breed of medium-sized dog. They are a sighthound breed that originated in England, where they descended from greyhounds
A small canister (usually 8 or 16g) of nitrous oxide gas (N2O). Used officially in making whipped cream, but more often used recreationally to for its dissociative effects. // However, improper inhalation (e.g. wearing a mask or putting a bag over one's head) can lead to oxygen deprivation, and heavy use can lead to vitamin B12 deficiency.
a saw with a narrow blade and a handle at both ends, used typically by two people.
(especially of a machine or a bird's wings) make a low, continuous, regular sound.
take or move (someone or something) in a particular direction suddenly and quickly.
a stellar remnant composed mostly of electron-degenerate matter. They are very dense; mass is comparable to that of the Sun, and its volume is comparable to that of the Earth. Its faint luminosity comes from the emission of stored thermal energy.
a possession which its owner cannot dispose of and whose cost, particularly that of maintenance, is out of proportion to its usefulness. The term derives from the story that the kings of Siam, now Thailand, were accustomed to make a present of one of these animals to courtiers who had rendered themselves obnoxious in order to ruin the recipient by the cost of its maintenance. In modern usage, it is an object, scheme, business venture, facility, etc., considered without use or value.
large pieces of household equipment (such as refrigerators and washing machines)
denoting a haircut in which the sides of the head are shaved and the top and back are left longer.
reduce something in size, amount, or extent by a gradual series of steps.
an object pronoun. To determine whether a particular sentence uses a subject or an object pronoun, rephrase it to use she/he or her/him instead of who, whom; if you use she, then you use the subject pronoun who; if you use her, then you use the object pronoun.
a pattern of spirals or concentric circles. V spiral or move in a twisted and convoluted fashion.
a dull thudding sound.
a strip of porous material up which liquid fuel is drawn by capillary action to the flame in a candle, lamp, or lighter. verb ; absorb or draw off (liquid) by capillary action.
to go counter-clockwise, to go anti-clockwise, or to go lefthandwise, or to walk around an object by always keeping it on the left
a lens whose focal length is substantially smaller than the focal length of a normal lens for a given film plane.
a railed rooftop platform often with a small enclosed cupola frequently found on 19th-century North American coastal houses. A popular romantic myth holds that the platform was used to observe vessels at sea.
the proximal left anterior descending (LAD) coronary artery of the heart. This term is used because if the artery gets abruptly and completely occluded it will cause a massive heart attack that will likely lead to a sudden death.
a domed room dwelling formerly used by certain Native American and Canadian First Nations tribes, and still used for ceremonial purposes.
a prospector who sinks exploratory oil wells.
a slang term that refers to the practice of marauding in bands to terroize strangers and to swagger and bully
having or showing a stubborn and determined intention to do as one wants, regardless of the consequences or effects.
a tree or shrub of temperate climates that typically has narrow leaves, bears catkins, and grows near water. Its pliant branches yield osiers for basketry, and its wood has various uses.
to bend over because of not having enough water. : to become weak and tired especially because of hot weather. : to lose energy, confidence
a cloth headdress covering the head, the neck, and the sides of the face, formerly worn by women and still worn by some nuns.
give a slight involuntary grimace or shrinking movement of the body out of or in anticipation of pain or distress.
the rate at which wind velocity changes from point to point in a given direction. 2. a condition, dangerous to aircraft, in which the speed or direction of the wind changes abruptly.
a condition whereby a sunburn obtained in cool or cloudy conditions is incorrectly attributed to the effects of the wind rather than the sun. The main reason for this is that in cool or cloudy conditions many people are unaware that they are still vulnerable to the burning effects of the sun's UV radiation, so fail to take precautionary sun protection measures. This increases their risk of sustaining a sunburn, which they may then falsely attribute to the wind.
an apparatus for moving heavy weights
the direction upwind from the point of reference. Leeward is the direction downwind from the point of reference.
an animal skin sewn up and used to hold wine
an easy chair or club chair with "wings" mounted to the back of the chair, typically, but not always, stretching down to the arm rest. The purpose of the "wings" was to enclose the head or torso areas of the body in order to provide comfortable protection from drafts, and to trap the heat from a fireplace in the area where the person would be sitting
a series of dingbat fonts which render letters as a variety of symbols.
an American political term used as a slur referring to a person who holds extreme, and often irrational, political views usually with a religious overtone.
blow a current of air through (grain) in order to remove the chaff.
a chair built with a solid wooden seat into which the chair-back and legs are round-tenoned, or pushed into drilled holes, in contrast to standard chairs, where the back legs and the uprights of the back are continuous.
attractive or appealing in appearance or character.
Imagine arugula leaves, with their smaller lobes near the base and larger single lobe at the end of each leaf. Now imagine them slightly less tender than that cultivated crop, and waiting for you to find them anytime they are not buried under snow (which has been most of winter for the past couple of years).
a person with an affectation of wisdom or knowledge, regarded with scorn or irritation by others; a know-it-all.
a person who behaves in an irritatingly smug or arrogant fashion, typically by making clever remarks and displaying their knowledge.
a small thin or twisted bunch, piece, or amount of something.
dense twiggy growth in a tree caused by infection with fungus (especially rusts), mites, or viruses.
the highest part of a horse's back, lying at the base of the neck above the shoulders. The height of a horse is measured to the withers.
to incline to one side and to the other alternately, as a wheel, top, or other rotating body when not properly balanced. 2. to move unsteadily from side to side
a versatile round-bottomed cooking vessel, originated from China.
a type of whistling in which fingers are inserted in the mouth to produce a louder and more penetrating tone
one's customary behavior in a particular situation.
the longitudinal arrangement of wood fibers or the pattern resulting from this
Weft in weaving, the threads or yarn that run from side to side on a loom.
elaboration of the acronym from well-off older person.
a pejorative slur used to describe Italians, or people from Italy.
a meaningless mixture of words and phrases characteristic of advanced schizophrenia
feeling or indicating feelings of weariness, boredom, or cynicism as a result of long experience of life.
is, according to several systems of thought, an intrinsic connection between all living things on the planet, which relates to our world in much the same way as the soul is connected to the human body. The idea originated with Plato and was an important component of most Neoplatonic systems: Therefore, we may consequently state that: this world is indeed a living being endowed with a soul and intelligence ... a single visible living entity containing all other living entities, which by their nature are all related
worm's eye view
a view of an object from below, as though the observer were a worm; the opposite of a bird's-eye view.
a fine smooth yarn spun from combed long-staple wool. fabric made from worsted yarn, having a close-textured surface with no nap
the liquid extracted from the mashing process during the brewing of beer or whisky. It contains the sugars that will be fermented by the brewing yeast to produce alcohol.
a ghost or ghostlike image of someone, especially one seen shortly before or after their death.
a dispute or argument, typically one that is long and complicated.
shaped to follow a contour; especially : made to curve from the front around to the side
to twist or contort so as to show folds or creases. 3. : to encircle or adorn with or as if with a wreath. intransitive verb. 1. : to twist in coils : writhe
a sudden violent twist or pull. a feeling of sadness or distress caused by one's own or another's departure.
forcibly pull (something) from a person's grasp.
(of a person) in a very unhappy or unfortunate state. used to express anger or annoyance.
squeeze and twist (something) to force liquid from it.
a form of written command in the name of a court or other legal authority to act, or abstain from acting, in some way.
(of metals) beaten out or shaped by hammering.
using or expressing dry, especially mocking, humor.
a person who achieves great success when relatively young.
a legendary winged creature with a dragon's head (which may be said to breathe fire or possess a venomous bite) and wings; a reptilian body; two legs (sometimes none); and a barbed tail
an idealized place of great or idyllic magnificence and beauty.
a foreign chemical substance found within an organism that is not normally naturally produced by or expected to be present within that organism. It can also cover substances which are present in much higher concentrations than are usual.
an individual who is attracted to foreign peoples, manners, or cultures.
Any plant, now growing wild, that was introduced from another geographic location.
a compound tissue in vascular plants that helps provide support and that conducts water and nutrients upward from the roots, consisting of tracheids, vessels, parenchyma cells, and woody fibers.
a rude, noisy, or violent person.
members of transnational organized crime syndicates originating in Japan
the World War II meeting of the heads of government of the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union, represented by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Prime Minister Winston Churchill and Premier Joseph Stalin, respectively, for the purpose of discussing Europe's post-war reorganization.
loud and sustained or repetitive noise.
the active male principle of the universe, characterized as male and creative and associated with heaven, heat, and light.
give a sharp, shrill bark.
a skullcap worn in public by Orthodox Jewish men or during prayer by other Jewish men.
a hardy and versatile perennial with fernlike leaves and colorful blooms. The large, flat-topped flower clusters are perfect for cutting and drying
movement of an airplane, ship, etc., to the left or right; especially : unwanted left or right movement
have an intense feeling of longing for something, typically something that one has lost or been separated from.
characterized by or producing upheaval or agitation; in a state of turbulence, typically a creative or productive one.
a man holding and cultivating a small landed estate; a freeholder.// a servant in a royal or noble household, ranking between a sergeant and a groom or a squire and a page.
the source of the beverage called mate. prepared by filling a container, typically a gourd, about three-quarters full with dry leaves (and twigs) of the mate plant, and filling it up with water at a temperature of 70–80 °C (158–176 °F), hot but not boiling. Sugar may or may not be added; and the mate may be prepared with cold water
an ape-like cryptid taller than an average human that is said to inhabit the Himalayan region of Nepal and Tibet.
a coniferous tree that has red berrylike fruits, and most parts of which are highly poisonous. They are linked with folklore and superstition and can live to a great age; the timber is used in cabinetmaking and (formerly) to make longbows.
to produce (something) as a result of time, effort, or work
the female principle of the universe that is considered dark and passive and is associated with earth
the apparent loss of fine motor skills without apparent explanation, in one of a number of different sports.
the primordial matter of the universe, originally conceived as composed of neutrons at high temperature and density
practice a form of singing or calling marked by rapid alternation between the normal voice and falsetto.
an indole alkaloid derived from the bark of the Pausinystalia yohimbe tree in Central Africa. It is primarily used as a treatment for erectile dysfunction.
a wooden crosspiece that is fastened over the necks of two animals and attached to the plow or cart that they are to pull.
an uneducated and unsophisticated person from the countryside.
material stored in an animal ovum that supplies food to the developing embryo and consists chiefly of proteins, lecithin, and cholesterol
a measure of the stiffness of an elastic material and is a quantity used to characterize materials. It is defined as the ratio of the stress (force per unit area) along an axis to the strain (ratio of deformation over initial length) along that axis in the range of stress
plants have served American Indians for a variety of uses including fiber for rope, sandals and cloth; the roots have been used in soap. The Indians and early Californian settlers used the green pods for food. Indian uses included boiling and baking the fruits, eating the blossoms, chewing the raw leaves and fermenting the fruits to produce a beverage for rituals.
a casual summer kimono usually made of cotton or synthetic fabric, and unlined.
make more affluent and upmarket in keeping with the taste and lifestyle of yuppies.
a portable, bent dwelling structure traditionally used by nomads in the steppes of Central Asia as their home.
(of a woman) having a full, rounded figure; plump.
a mandatory process for Muslims in order to physically and spiritually purify their yearly earnings that are over and above what is required to provide the essential needs of a person or family.
used to express a sound made by or as if by a gun —used to indicate a sudden or instantaneous occurrence
regarded as a means of insight into the nature of existence. In the Japanese Rinzai school, it is usually associated with the study of koans.
the intellectual fashion or dominant school of thought that typifies and influences the culture of a particular period in time
A light wind or west wind
the fur of the sable.
a rectangular stepped tower, sometimes surmounted by a temple.first attested in the late 3rd millennium BC and probably inspired the biblical story of the Tower of Babel
an enjoyably exciting or stimulating quality, piquant
They are native to scrub and dry grassland in an area stretching from the Southwestern United States to South America, with a centre of diversity in Mexico
any stringed musical instrument whose strings are the same length as its soundboard. It consists of a flat, shallow sound box across which some 30 or 40 gut or metal strings are stretched.
consists of a cylinder with slits cut vertically in the sides. On the inner surface of the cylinder is a band with images from a set of sequenced pictures. SUBWAY B Line pre-film animation devices that produce the illusion of motion by displaying a sequence of drawings or photographs showing progressive phases of that motion.
having or representing animal forms or gods of animal form.
a motile asexual spore that uses a flagellum for locomotion. Also called a swarm spore, these spores are created by some algae, bacteria and fungi to propagate themselves.
a men's suit with high-waisted, wide-legged, tight-cuffed, pegged trousers, and a long coat with wide lapels and wide padded shoulders
Expressing anger, surprise, assertion etc.
a small, hemispherical, form-fitting ecclesiastical skullcap worn by clerics of various Catholic Church rites
a musical genre evolved in southwest Louisiana by French Creole speakers which blends blues, rhythm and blues, and music indigenous to the Louisiana Creoles and the Native people of Louisiana.
the initial cell formed when two gamete cells are joined by means of sexual reproduction. In multicellular organisms, it is the earliest developmental stage of the embryo.
the complex of enzymes obtained from yeast, also occurring in bacteria and other organisms, that acts in alcoholic fermentation and other forms of glycolysis
the branch of applied chemistry dealing with fermentation, as in winemaking, brewing, the preparation of yeast, etc