It's the way glaciers move.
Meaning: someone who bases beliefs on strict interpretation of core texts
Not related so closely to money or funds.
Meaning: to lower a reputation.
It is related to the Latin root for black, but the connection is an offensive one today.
Meaning: gem cutting
Has nothing to do with lap, or lapping.
Meaning: to stick a stick through
Has nothing to do with being pale, though you'd probably turn pale if you were properly impaled.
Meaning: sad, doleful, like a funeral sad
There is no crime here.
mimic / ry
Meaning: aiding in memory
Has nothing to do with nemesis.
Has nothing to do with again, passing, or the past.
Meaning: really picky, having unattainable standards
Has nothing to do with either speed or not eating.
Positive AND negative meaning:
1. compromise is positive in that it solves difficulties, shows respect
2. compromise is negative referring to principles, showing a lack of conviction
Meaning: unable to keep still
The opposite of rest.
Meaning: hidden within, capable or surfacing
Not related to being late.
Meaning: in a state of confusion
Not related to when.
Meaning: to complain bitterly
You'd think you know this word, and eliminate it, and THEN, you'd be wrong.
Meaning: deriving ideas, style or taste from a variety of sources
Not related to lecture or electric.
Meaning: reserved in speech, unwilling to speak too much
There is no turn here, either left or right.
Meaning: giving shelter or help
Wanna bet it has nothing to do with a wager.
Meaning: unfeeling, hard-hearted
It doesn't mean "call us."
Meaning: prove something to be nonsense
Doesn't mean dumping someone out of their bed at camp.
Meaning: socially proper
Not really too closely related to decoration.
Meaning: incorrect, misleading
Not so much "fall", but "FAIL".
Meaning: words to live by
Not related to maximum or scantily clad celebrities.
SAT Meaning: to annoy, pester
It's a fish, but a badger, a nag, a termagent, and a shrew are all just animals. They all have meanings related to being a pain in the ass.
Meaning: explain systematically and in great detail
The word is related to "ponder" which means "to weigh, to wonder at, to consider deeply, to mull over", but it is really probably better not to root this one.
Meaning: defiant, unapologetic
Neither "calcium" nor "calculate" leads you to the right meaning here.
Meaning: able to be defended or maintained
Doesn't mean "able to be ten".
Meaning: respected as a serious challenge, formidable, commanding respect
Doesn't not mean "able to doubt again" or "able to be doubted again".
Meaning: charming, pleasing
Doesn't mean "some that you win".
Meaning: to explain in a sketchy way
"Umbrella" doesn't really help\[\\]There's no dumb here.
Meaning: clearsighted, insightful to the point it seems supernatural
"Voyage" is not in this word.
Meaning: loud noise from generally various sources
Sinces clams never contribute to any clamor, the word is not related to the tasty mollusk.
Meaning: secret, covert
Has nothing to do with the destiny of the clan.
Meaning both: to chop apart, separate AND to stick to (something)
Not really a false root, but watch out because a child cleaves to his mother and your tongue can cleave to the roof of your mouth.
Meaning: based upon observations or experience, capable of being proved or disproven
This word is used in science related to data and is not related to the empire.
Meaning: offensive, unpleasant, usually to the sense of smell
More like "annoying" than "noisy".
Not having to do with bigness though.
Meaning: comes with, included as a necessary step
Maybe as the tail comes with the dog.
Meaning: to take up as a cause
Not really so close to the "husband" or "wife".
Meaning: to cease motion, progress, or change
Not a deer named Nate.
Meaning: related to trees
Although trees can be boring.
Meaning: obscure, known to a select few, secret
Doesn't have anything to do with a cane.
Meaning: moral attitudes and fixed customs of people
Not related to having more.
Meaning: a smack or punch, a blow
Of course it also means a spread of food where you serve yourself. You wouldn't want a buffet of buffets, because that would be a savage beatdown.
Meaning: loss of strength or size due to lack of use
Not really related to a trophy.
Meaning: to lessen or reduce
A "cur" is an old word for dog, but this doesn't mean doggy tail.
Meaning: asserting a position based on faith, not fact
Again, no dog here.
Meaning: humor based in rude or vulgar subject matter
Has little to do with bald dudes, although they might dig ribald humor.
Meaning: overabundant in supply, indulgent
No one is surfing here, although there could be a surfeit of wonderwaves.