Adverb: in bed.
Noun: a beginner in learning; a novice.
Noun: the act or an instance of speaking abusively to or about.
Adjective: characterised by a heavy snoring or gasping sound.
Adjective: ineffective; futile.
Noun: difficulty determining the truth of an idea due to equally valid arguments for an against it.
Noun: a large, brilliant meteor, especially one that explodes.
Verb: to break something into elements that appeal to individual tastes or special interests.
Noun: people deeply interested in cultural and artistic matters.
Noun: a worker of wonders or miracles; magician.
Adverb: in concealment; out of sight.
Adjective: disorderly; rowdy.
Noun: ridges of snow formed on a snowfield by the action of the wind.
Adjective: of, or pertaining to, or characteristic of a sister or sisters.
Adjective: of, resembling, or containing wine.
Adjective: of no use or service.
Adjective: of the nature of, resembling, or containing butter.
Verb: to predict.
Adjective: slightly dark, dusky, or somber.
Plural noun: the rapids of a river running between the walls of a canyon or gorge.
Adjective: of or like cheese.
Verb: to mark or colour with red.
Verb: to disappear gradually; vanish; fade away.
Noun: navigation or trade along the coast.
Adjective: producing darkness.
Noun: concerned thought or reflection.
Verb: to put into the place of another.
Verb: to compensate for damage or loss sustained.
Verb: to form a connecting link.
Noun: the earliest stages or first traces of anything.
Adjective: of or characterised by the theory that only the self exists.
Verb: to threaten with divine punishment or vengeance.
Adjective: resembling snow.
Adjective: having a changeable luster or colour with an undulating narrow band of white light.
Noun: a green or bluish deposit formed on copper, brass, or bronze surfaces.
Noun: frivolous bantering talk; light raillery.
Adjective: slackening; becoming slower.
Noun: a breeze from the west; a gentle breeze.
Adjective: serving to announce or connect.
Adjective: of or relating to prophecy.
Noun: a glowing coal.
Adjective: 1. characterised by or suffering from dizziness. 2. inconsistent.
Noun: a song of lamentation for the dead; elegy.
Adjective: moving or stirring, especially with much activity or excitement.
Adjective: having inspiration; inspired.
Noun: a group hired to applaud at a performance.
Adjective: slightly green; greenish.
Adjective: dull; melancholy; dismal.
Noun: light, playful banter.
Verb: to blur.
Adjective: capable of igniting spontaneously in air.
Noun: the use of an unnecessarily long or roundabout form of expression.
Noun: close relationship or connection.
Noun: the act of seeking out affectionate care and social support.
Noun: political realism or practical politics.
Verb: to bark; yelp.
Adjective: (of an action or situation) likely to arouse or incur resentment or anger in others.
Noun: an awkward, eccentric, or foolish person.
Noun: an underground burial chamber.
Noun: the rudiments or essentials of a subject.
Noun: a wolverine.
Noun: a cold, dry, northerly wind.
Adjective: deeply engrossed or absorbed.
Verb: to chant; intone.
Verb: to build a nest.
Verb: to burst into bloom; blossom.
Adjective: clearly expressed and easily understood; lucid.
Adjective: being or becoming youthful; young.
Verb: to translate into the natural speech peculiar to a people.
Noun: a person who flouts the law, especially one who fails to pay fines owed.
Adjective: full of menacing or malign influence; pernicious.
Noun: a person with a strong or irresistible propensity for fantasising, lying, or exaggerating.
Adjective: 1. extremely small; tiny; diminutive. 2. petty; trivial.
Noun: nonsense; bosh.
Adjective: having two parts; double; twofold.
Verb: to mix in; mingle.
Noun: allegedly paranormal perception, as clairvoyance or clairaudience.
Noun: a group or cluster of cats.
Noun: television programmes , movies, books, etc., that are both educational and entertaining.
Adjective: godlike or divine in form or nature.
Noun: a person who sees the gloomy side of things.
Noun: the period of vespers; evening.
Noun: a person who gapes or stares in wonder.
Adjective: causing or producing cold.
Verb: to perform hastily or carelessly.
Adjective: somewhat reddish; tinged with red; rufous.
Noun: a servant or attendant, especially of a scholar or a magician.
Noun: a boisterous, bold, and carefree girl.
Noun: the art of making timepieces or of measuring time.
Noun: a scale of continuous gradation; continuum.
Noun: a fine, filmy cobweb seen on grass or bushes or floating in the air in calm weather, especially in autumn.
Adjective: of doubtful authorship or authenticity.
Adjective: pertaining to exile, especially that of the Jews in Babylon.
Adjective: shaped like a fiddle, as a leaf.
Adjective: lacking courage or resolution; cowardly; faint hearted; timid.
Noun: 1. an alarm bell, or the ringing of a bell for the purpose of alarm. 2. a warning.
Adjective: beyond or outside the field of experience.
Adjective: scanty; meagre; small; slender: exiguous income.
Adjective: flashing like lightning.
Noun: opposition to the increase and spread of knowledge.
Adjective: dry; withered.
Adjective: 1. suitably applied or expressed; appropriate; apt. 2. happy; delightful; marked by good fortune.
Noun: a person who is an adept conversationalist at the dinner table.
Noun: defectively produced speech; socially unacceptable diction.
Transitive verb: to dress up; to deck for show.
Noun: a reward.
Noun: a mean, cowardly person. Adjective: cowardly and mean.
Noun: 1. a shield decorated with a coat of arms. 2. a protective metal plate around a keyhole and lock, drawer handle or pull, light switch etc. 3. the panel on a ship’s stern bearing her name.
Noun: divine power, especially one who inhabits a particular object.
Noun: 1. a native ruler in India in the Mogul empire; by extension, a person from India who made a fortune there. 2. a very wealthy and prominent person; mogul.
Adjective: cheap and showy, tawdry; also, spurious, counterfeit.
Transitive verb: 1. a. (archaic) to prohibit; to forbid. b. to ward off ; to prevent; to avert. 2. to defend; to protect; to preserve.
Adjective: difficult to comprehend or understand.
Adjective: proceeding smoothly and regularly.
Noun: bitter resentment or ill will; extreme hatred or spite.
Noun: superficial knowledge; a superficial show of learning.
Adjective: intended to ward off evil.
Verb: to inform against; denounce or accuse.
Intransitive verb: to march out (as from a wood, defile, or other narrow or confined spot) into the open.
Noun: complete overthrow; a reversal; a turning upside down.
Noun: mental dullness or sluggishness.
Noun: the well educated class; the intelligentsia.
Adjective: Affectedly or ostentatiously; pedantic.
Adjective: dirty and untidy; slovenly.
Noun: a worn out strumpet; a vixenish woman.
Noun: a heavy snoring sound.
Noun: a little world. Hence, man or human nature as a supposed epitome of the world or universe.
Noun: a workshop; a studio.
Verb: to grow dark, gloomy, etc.
Adjective: rising to a pointed top.
Verb: to argue stubbornly about trifles; wrangle.
Adjective: extremely loud.
Transitive verb: to report; to noise abroad.
Noun: the act of blaming or finding fault with and condemning as wrong; reprehension; blame.
Noun: 1. a desire or craving. 2. an aluminium coin and monetary unit of Japan, equal to 100 sen or 1000 rin.
Noun: a state of mind of pure sensation or emotion without cognitive content.
Noun: a tale of sorrow, disappointment, or complaint; a doleful story; also, a dolorous or angry tirade.
Adjective: extremely cold; icy.
Adverb: in a series; one after another.
Noun: the imitation by a baby of the vocal sounds produced by others , occurring as a natural phase of childhood development.
Verb: to reveal; confess.
Adjective: causing sleep; tending to cause sleep.
Verb: to perform a glissade, a gliding or sliding step. Noun: a skilful glide over snow or ice in descending a mountain, as on skis or a toboggan.
Noun: a mean coward.
Adjective: hungry; greedy.
Adjective: sparing in eating and drinking; temperate; abstinent.
Basic attitude or animating spirit; disposition; intention.
Noun: 1. the colour of incrustation which age gives to works of art; especially, the green which covers ancient bronzes, coins, and medals. 2. The sheen on any surface, produced by age and use.
Adjective: being beyond consolation; deeply dejected and dispirited; hopelessly sad; filled with grief; as, “a bereaved and disconsolate parent.”
Noun: 1. the end or extremity of anything. 2. Either end of a railroad line.
Transitive verb: to pluck up by the roots; to uproot.
Noun: the highest heaven, in ancient belief usually thought to be a realm of pure fire or light.
Adjective: ardent; impassioned; ; marked by exaggerated or overwrought emotion.
Intransitive verb: to make accustomed or used to something painful, difficult, or inconvenient; to harden; to habituate; as, “inured to drudgery and distress”.
Noun: an evening party or social gathering.
Verb: to offer as a reason in support of an argument; bring up as an example; give as proof or evidence; cite.
Adjective: sheltered comfortably and firmly.
Noun: generous bestowal of gifts.
Adjective: of or pertaining to the open seas or oceans.
Adjective: casting or making shade.
Verb: to shirk; evade work or responsibility.
Transitive verb: to take off, as an article of clothing.
Adjective: 1. Inanely foolish and unintelligent; stupid. 2. Illusory; delusive.
Noun: 1. One who eats to excess. 2. A lover of good food.
Adjective: 1. Of or relating to conflict within a nation, an organisation, or a group. 2. Mutually destructive. 3. Deadly; destructive.
Noun: a state of being equally balanced; equilibrium; — as of moral, political, or social interests or forces.
Transitive verb: 1. (Botany) To bleach and alter the natural development of (a green plant) by excluding sunlight. 2. to make pale or sickly.
Adjective: of or pertaining to Prometheus; boldly original.
Noun: an encampment for the night, usually under little or no shelter.
Adjective: of or relating to play; characterised by play; playful.
Adjective: containing or inferring full power; invested with full power; as, “plenipotentiary licence; plenipotentiary ministers.”
Adjective: tending to promote peace; conciliatory.
Noun: an obstacle, hindrance, or obstruction.
Adjective: of or pertaining to the west wind.
Verb: to foreshadow; prefigure.
Transitive verb: to divide into two branches or parts.
Noun: something desired or considered necessary.
Noun: exposition; explanation; especially, a critical explanation of a text.
Noun: the state of being carelessly or partially dressed.
Intransitive verb: To slobber; to drool.
Intransitive verb: to have force or influence.
Adjective: incapable of being passed over, surmounted, or overcome; insurmountable; as “insuperable difficulties.”
Noun: the use of more words than is necessary to express an idea; as, “I saw it with my own eyes.”
Noun: a kind of coarse twilled cotton or cotton and linen stuff, including corduroy, velveteen etc.
Adjective: serving or tending to irritate or repel.
Noun: a splendid or impressive array.
Verb: to allay (thirst, desire, wrath etc.) by satisfying.
Adjective: lacking in nutritive value.
Adverb: while being produced or born. Adjective: being produced or born.
Intransitive verb: to buzz; to hum; to drone.
Transitive verb: to pull up by the stem or root.
Intransitive verb: to yield or to bend obsequiously to the will of another; to act in a subservient manner.
Adjective: fruitful; productive.
Adjective: recent in origin; modern; new.
Noun: the act of violating faith or allegiance; violation of a promise or a vow; faithfulness; treachery.
Adjective: bearing or bringing disease.
Adjective: dark or dull in colour; drab, dusky.
Adjective: pleasing or agreeable to the sight; good looking; suitable or becoming.
Adjective: breaking out again after temporary abatement or suppression; as, a recrudescent epidemic.
Adjective: flimsy; frail.
Transitive verb: to catch sight of, especially something distant or obscure; to discern.
Noun: the act of kissing; also: a kiss.
Noun: a ninety year old person; someone whose age is in the nineties.
Noun: the process of logical reasoning.
Adjective: having been formerly; former; sometime.
Noun: clothing in general; garment; usually singular in form, with a collective sense.
Transitive verb: to remove or modify the parts (of a book, for example) considered offensive.
Adjective: aboriginal; indigenous; native.
Noun: any opinion, principle, dogma, or doctrine that a person holds or maintains as true.
Adjective: doing nothing or given to doing nothing; idle; lazy.
Noun: the state of being the firstborn of the same parents; superiority by birth among children of the same family.
Adjective: divided or withdrawn in attention, especially because of anxiety.
Noun: an arbitrary or authoritative command or order.
Adjective: softening or soothing.
Adjective: characterised by or suggestive of flashy vulgarity, crudeness, rowdiness; tawdry.
Adjective: of or for charity; charitable; as, an “eleemosynary institution”.
Noun: a great fuss or disturbance about something very insignificant.
Noun: a showy trifle; a trinket; a bauble.
Adjective: yielding a bare or meagre living with great labour or difficulty.
Noun: (in Greek and Latin verse) a break between words with a metrical foot; (in modern verse) a pause near the middle of a line.
Noun: the phenomenon of a language developed by twins, that only they can understand.
Adjective: growing old; ageing.
Verb: to free from slavery or servitude.
Adjective: open to change; apt or likely to change; adaptable.
Noun: protection; support.
Noun: (also coup d’état) A sudden, violent, and illegal seizure of power from a government.
Adjective: not easily managed; contrary.
Noun: a person employed to take dictation or to copy manuscripts.
Transitive verb: to enchant; to bewitch.
Noun: (Medicine) A sudden attack, intensification, or recurrence of a disease.
Noun: the act or process of the hair bristling on the skin, as from cold or fear; goose flesh.
Noun: the shattering effect of a high explosive.
Noun: official license or approval to print or publish a book, paper, etc.; especially, such a license issued by the Roman Catholic episcopal authority.
Adjective: concerned with declarations of war and treaties of peace.
Copywriter’s word of the day. Amaranthine. Adjective: unfading; everlasting.
Noun: first encounter with or use of something taken as a token of what will follow.
Noun: the region near or about a place; vicinity.
Transitive verb: to be or obtain by begging; to sponge.
Verb: to make an inspection or observation.
Adjective: having or expressing broad or tolerant views, especially in religious matters.
Verb: to invest emotion or feeling in an idea, object or another person.
Intransitive verb: to feel or express discontent.
Verb: to make a soft, low sighing or rustling, as the wind.
Noun: a fine or penalty.
Adjective: clumsy or unskillful with both hands.
Adjective: very durable; lasting; continuing long.
Noun: a reddish glow seen near sunset or sunrise on the summits of mountains.
Noun: a person employed to do all kinds of work or business.
Noun: A hodgepodge; jumble; confused medley.
Noun: a flowing or coming together; junction.
Transitive verb: to persuade by ingenuity or flattery.
Intransitive verb: to engage in boisterous merrymaking; to revel; to carouse.
Noun: a divine imparting of knowledge; inspiration.
Verb: to work with painful effort; to labor; to toil; to drudge.
Noun: Vain boasting; empty bluster; pretentious, bragging speech; rant.
Transitive verb: to direct or impose with authority; to order.
Noun: something short lived or of no lasting significance.
Adjective: small and pretty; delicately pretty.
Adjective: in an initial or early stage; just begun.
Adjective: surrounding; being on all sides; encompassing.
Noun: brilliance of success, reputation, etc.
Noun: a person who is learning the letters of the alphabet.
Adjective: contrary to or differing from some acknowledged standard, especially in church doctrine or dogma; unorthodox; unorthodox.
Adjective: extending to a great length; unnecessarily long; wordy.
Noun: a showy but useless or tasteless or worthless object; a gewgaw.
Noun: a person who has recently attained success, wealth, or high status but not general acceptance or respect; an upstart.
Adjective: pertaining to or disposed to love, especially sexual love; full of love; amorous.
Adjective: Incapable of being fatigued; not readily exhausted; untiring; unwearying; not yielding to fatigue.
Adjective: uncommon; exotic; rare.
Adjective: holding or adhering obstinately to any opinion, purpose or design.
Noun: the state or quality of being lenient; mildness; gentleness of spirit; leniency.
Transitive verb: to make better; to improve.
Adjective: Overparticular; fussy.
Noun: relating to the sense of touch; tactile.
Transitive verb: to deny or dispute; to declare false or invalid.
Noun: a good nature; pleasant and easy manner.
Adjective: relating to money; monetary.
Transitive verb: to grind or to crush with or as with the teeth in preparation for swallowing and digestion; to chew; as, “to masticate food.”
Noun: volition in its weakest form.
Noun: the performance of miracles or magic.
Intransitive verb: to deviate from what is expected.
Noun: a governmental council or committee, especially one that rules after a revolution.
Noun: a tiny or scarcely detectable amount; the slightest particle; a trace; a spark.
Adjective: of or belonging to the summer.
Transitive verb: to show in a clear manner; to manifest; to make evident; to bring to light.
Noun: an act or habit of misusing words ridiculously, esp. by the confusion of words that are similar in sound.
Noun: someone who roams about in search of amusement or social activity.
Noun: anything that transforms, purifies, or refines.
Noun: one who possesses great power or sway; a ruler, sovereign or monarch.
Adjective: suitable to the fault or crime; deserved; adequate.
Noun: the practice of doing good; active goodness, kindness or charity.
Adjective: of such fine texture as to allow light to pass through; translucent or transparent.
Verb: to reason earnestly with someone against something that person intends to do or has done.
Adjective: strange; uncommon.
Noun: a secret; a mystery.
Transitive verb: to refuse or deny oneself; to reject; to renounce.
Noun: an instinctive stretching, as on awakening or while yawning.
Adjective: composed, performed or uttered on the spur of the moment, or without previous study; unpremeditated; impromptu.
Adjective: merely imaginary; produced by or as if by a wildly fanciful imagination; fantastic; improbable or unrealistic.
Adjective: troublesomely urgent; overly persistent in request or demand; unreasonably solicitous.
Noun: merrymaking; festivity; revelry.
Verb: to teach and impress by frequent repetition or instruction.
Noun: a burglar who robs safes; safecracker.
Verb: to purge or purify.
Noun: supreme blessedness; exalted happiness.
Adjective: very satisfactory; fine.
Adjective: very hurtful; noxious.
Noun: enthusiastic vigour; vivacity; liveliness; spirit.
Noun: destiny; fate.
Noun: good humoured banter or teasing.
Adjective: having the same or coincident boundaries.
Adjective: lacking foresight or forethought; not foreseeing or providing for the future; negligent or thoughtless.
Adjective: not to be broken or violated; inviolable: an irrefrangible rule of etiquette.
Adjective: fierce; savage; ferocious; barbarous.
Noun: empty boasting; a swaggering, cocky manner.
Noun: an accomplished and presumably irreversible deed or act.
Noun: something (as writing or speech) that is trite, insipid, or simplistic.
Noun: an inopportune or embarrassing situation or event.
Transitive verb: to change from one nature, form, substance, or state into another; to transform.
Intransitive verb: to go into or reside in the country; to pursue a rustic life.
Noun: an awkward, gawky young fellow.
Transitive verb: to throw out of a window.
Noun: a youth in the state adolescence, or just passing from boyhood to manhood; a lad.
Adjective: ranked or ranged below; subordinate; inferior.
Adjective: markedly different to an accepted norm; abnormal.
Adjective: suitable to be eaten; edible.
Adjective: of extraordinary size; gigantic; enormous.
Noun: favouritism to members of one’s family.
Transitive verb: to endue with life; to make alive; to animate.
Adjective: obstinate; stubbornly disobedient; persistently, wilfully, or overtly defiant of authority.
Transitive verb: to disturb the composure of.
Adjective: (especially of a principle, place or routine) regarded as too important or valuable to be interfered with.
Verb: to drink a beverage, esp. an intoxicating one, copiously and with hearty enjoyment.
Adjective:lacking sensation or awareness; inanimate. Lacking human feeling or sensitivity; brutal; cruel.
Adjective: accompanying; attendant; occurring or existing concurrently.
Adjective: having lost motion or the power of exertion and feeling; numb; benumbed.
Noun: a group of secret and often scheming advisers, as of a king; a cabal or clique.
Verb: to depart secretly; to steal away and hide oneself – used especially of persons who withdraw to avoid arrest or prosecution.
Adjective: relating to a tomb or interment; gloomy; dismal.
Noun: the act or product of thinking; the use of the power of reason; mental activity; thought.
Noun: the state of being full or gratified to or beyond the point of satisfaction.
Adjective: bad-tempered, argumentative, and uncooperative.
Adjective: (of a creative work) referring to itself or to the conventions of its genre; self-referential.
Adjective: wanting or devouring great quantities of food.
Noun: excessive pride or self-confidence.
Noun: difficult or unclear articulation of speech that is otherwise linguistically normal.
Noun: a matter, operation, or set of circumstances.
Noun: a relaxing or romantic holiday taken by parents-to-be before their baby is born.
Adjective: unwilling or refusing to change one’s views or to agree about something.
Verb: make a crackling sound.
Noun: a state of temporary disuse or suspension.
Noun: a person that explains complicated ideas or theories.
Noun: a problem, difficulty, or complication.
Adjective: using high-flown or bombastic language.
Noun: a mistaken repetition of a letter, word, or phrase by a copyist.
Adjective: (especially of a principle, place, or routine) regarded as too important or valuable to be interfered with.
Noun: a preparation made from egg white, especially as an adhesive.
Adjective: (of a person) reserved or uncommunicative in speech; saying little.
Noun: a person of integrity and honour.
Interjection: used to express slightly scornful doubt or dissatisfaction.
Noun: an imaginary mischievous sprite regarded as responsible for an unexplained mechanical or electronic problem or fault.
Noun: the arrangement of one’s financial affairs so as to avoid or minimize tax liability in such a way that it is not clear whether this constitutes lawful avoidance of tax or illegal tax evasion.
Noun: a visual representation of information or data, e.g. as a chart or diagram.
Adjective: fat and squat.
Noun: used to represent the sound of a cash register, especially with reference to making money.
Noun: a situation in which the obligation to make a move in one’s turn is a serious, often decisive, disadvantage
Noun: an inquisitive and gossipy person.
Adjective: threatening, punitive, or vengeful.
Noun: (chiefly in science fiction) the scientific study of alien biology, cultures, etc.
Noun: a leap or bound, especially an exaggerated one.
Noun: a purveyor of cheap or trashy goods.
Noun: a coalition of two people having joint authority or influence.
Noun: a thing considered extremely strange and unusual, especially in an amusing way.
Noun: a prong or sharp point, such as that on a fork or antler.
Verb: relate invented stories.
Noun: an interpreter or guide, especially in countries speaking Arabic, Turkish, or Persian.
Adjective: (of a person’s voice) resonant and imposing.
Noun: the jaws or throat of a voracious animal.
Noun: the inadvertent omission of a repeated letter or letters in writing (e.g. writing philogy for philology).
Noun: a food or drug that promotes or increases the flow of a mother’s milk.
Noun: the upper or outer curve of an arch.
Noun: a sentence containing every letter of the alphabet.
Noun: an imagined place or state in which everything is unpleasant or bad, typically a totalitarian or environmentally degraded one.
Adjective: slow to act.
Noun: a person who has a primarily vegetarian diet but occasionally eats meat or fish.
Adjective: intended for or likely to be understood by the general public.
Adjective: extremely idealistic; unrealistic and impractical.
Adjective: relating to the body, especially as distinct from the mind.
Noun: trivial or nonsensical fuss.
Noun: a year spent travelling abroad, typically immediately before or after a university or college course.
Adjective: Generous or forgiving, especially towards a rival or less powerful person.
Noun: a sharp rattling sound.
Noun: pleasure and delight.
Adjective: (of an activity or a creative work) having an end or purpose in itself.
Adjective: promiscuous and unprincipled in sexual matters.
Verb: decide on and pursue a course of action that will satisfy the minimum requirements necessary to achieve a particular goal
Noun: a documentary about rock music and musicians.
Adjective: Unsophisticated and socially awkward.
Noun: people of good social position, specifically the class of people next below the nobility in position and birth.
Noun: an expert or connoisseur.
Verb: Rummage; search.
Noun: Flavourful; tastiness.
Adjective: Hairy. ‘Their hirsute chests’.
Adverb: in a direction contrary to the sun’s course, considered as unlucky; anticlockwise.
Verb: utter (a curse) or invoke (evil) against someone or something.
Noun: the condition of being separate.
Noun: the study of the nature of duty and obligation.
Noun: meaningless repetition or imitation of the movements of others as a symptom of psychiatric disorder.
Noun: lack of honesty and moral integrity.
Noun: a contradiction between two beliefs or conclusions that are in themselves reasonable; a paradox.
Noun: make-up; cosmetics.
Noun: public shame or disgrace.
Adjective: of or resembling a hare or hares.
Noun: involuntary habitual grinding of the teeth, typically during sleep.
Noun: breeches, trousers, or gaiters.
Adjective: a Pantagruelian banquet.
Noun: a talentless, unattractive, or boorish person.
Noun: a mass of streaks of rain appearing to hang under a cloud and evaporating before reaching the ground.
Noun: relating to or concerned with the addition of recorded sound effects after the shooting of a film.
Noun: the exurbs collectively; the area beyond the suburbs.
Noun: a toilet, especially an outdoor one.
Noun: a self-important man.
Noun: uncertainty or doubt as to whether something is the case.
Noun: a prayer.
Noun: a mischievous person.
Adjective: come back to life; reborn.
Adjective: demonstrating aggression and willingness to fight.
Adjective: of the same opinion in a matter; in agreement.
Adjective: erratic and unpredictable in behaviour or direction.
Noun: a summary or overview of a subject.
Noun: the highest point in the development of something; a climax or culmination.
Noun: a collector of matchbox or matchbook labels.
Noun: a ruler who has absolute power.
Noun: used to refer to mass-produced, relatively inexpensive goods which are marketed as luxurious or prestigious.
Adjective: consisting of or resembling dung or faeces.
Noun: corrupt behaviour in a position of trust, especially in public office.
Adjective: belonging to a higher world; celestial.
Noun: a person’s face or expression.
Noun: a propitious moment for decision or action.
Noun: a forcefully reproachful protest.
Adjective: relating to a flood or floods, especially the biblical Flood.
Adjective: retaining or preserving moisture.
Noun: a substance used to reduce the loss of moisture.
Noun: the action of watching or catching sight of something or someone.
Adjective – 1: denoting or using biting sarcasm or invective. 2: (of a person or animal) given to biting.
Adjective: relating to or resembling bears.
Noun: a period of five years.
Noun: (the salariat) salaried white-collar workers.
Adjective: having a false or deceptive appearance, especially one presented for the purpose of propaganda.
Noun: a fine or petty point of conduct or procedure.
Noun: a pedantic and annoyingly persistent critic.
Verb: make more lively or interesting; enliven.
Adjective: having fallen in social status.
Adjective: growing on or close to the ground.
Verb: spoil a photograph of (a person or thing) by unexpectedly appearing in the camera’s field of view as the picture is taken, typically as a prank or practical joke.
Adjective: having or giving off a smell, especially an unpleasant one.
Exclamation: used to express exasperation or dismay.
Adjective: yellowish or turning yellow.
Noun: a bass tuba.
Noun: a wrestling hold in which one arm is passed under the opponent’s arm from behind and the hand is applied to the neck ( half nelson), or both arms and hands are applied ( full nelson).
Noun: a plan or scheme, especially one used to outwit an opponent or achieve an end.
Noun: a person’s followers on the social media website Twitter.
Noun: the clandestine copying and distribution of literature banned by the state, especially formerly in the communist countries of eastern Europe.
Noun: the study of place names.
Adjective: weird and sinister or ghostly.
Adjective: relating to or promoting increased happiness.
Verb: talk confidentially or conspiratorially.
Adjective: friendly and cheerful.
Noun: a cigar with both ends open.
Adjective: relating to a sheriff.
Verb: put forward (an idea or theory) for consideration by others.
Noun: a controlled dive or downward flight at a steep angle, especially by an aeroplane with the engine shut off.
Noun: the most prestigious dialect or variety of a particular language.
Noun: the nobility of a foreign country.
Noun: a system of inheritance in which a deceased person’s land is divided equally among all male heirs.
Noun: a very small bone, especially one of those in the middle ear.
Adjective: in opposition to a majority or official opinion.
Noun: a person who opposes a majority or official opinion.
Noun: the quality of being reckless or wild in a charismatic way.
Noun: a vociferous supporter of policy favouring war, especially in the name of patriotism.
Verb: to treat (someone) in a scolding or intimidating way.
Adjective: relating to or characteristic of a celebration or festival.
Noun: the tendency of an image, video, or piece of information to be circulated rapidly and widely from one Internet user to another; the quality or fact of being viral.
Noun: spray blown from the crests of waves by the wind.
Verb: [with object] formally agree to give up or do without.
Adjective: not likely to cause offence or disagreement and somewhat dull. Noun: a painkilling drug or medicine.
Exclamation: used to express friendly feelings towards one’s companions before drinking.
Noun: the state or quality of being doubtful; uncertainty.
Noun: the vital spirit, soul, or creative force of a person.
Noun: an automated telephone call which delivers a recorded message, typically on behalf of a political party or telemarketing company.
Noun: an original or indigenous inhabitant of a place; an aborigine.
Noun: a written receipt attesting the settlement of a fine or debt.
Noun: the defining spirit or mood of a particular period of history as shown by the ideas and beliefs of the time.
Adjective: urgently demanding attention.
Noun: the device of suddenly breaking off in speech.
Adjective: unpleasant, squalid, or distasteful.
Noun: the moral or intellectual instruction or improvement of someone.
Noun: a self-taught person.
Noun: the region of the hypothalamus of the brain which is believed to control a person’s appetite for food.
Adjective: disreputable or sordid in a rakish or appealing way.
Noun: (in Japan) the abnormal avoidance of social contact, typically by adolescent males; a person who avoids social contact.
Adjective: relating to deer; deer-like.
Noun: (in art or literature) construction or creation from a diverse range of available things.
Noun: awkward or unsophisticated ways.
Verb: intersperse or embellish speech or writing with different material.
Noun: the detachment, movement, or carrying away of property, formerly an essential component of the crime of larceny.
Noun: a traditional custom or idea adhered to although shown to be unreasonable.
Noun: the accidental killing of a person in a fight.
1) optimistic or positive, especially in an apparently bad or difficult situation. 2) blood-red.
3) bloody or bloodthirsty.
Noun: a continuous loud banging or ringing sound.
Noun: a confused noise made by a number of voices; a confused situation.
Verb: reject (a passage in a text) as spurious.
Noun: abnormal lack of energy.
Noun: an idle or incompetent person.
Noun: a sleepwalker.
Noun: dislike of or aversion to marriage.
Noun: a mask or disguise.
Noun: knowledge of spiritual mysteries.
Adjective: capable of or susceptible to being turned into glass.
Noun: a lengthy and complicated procedure; a long, rambling story or statement.
Noun: the concentration of mental energy on one particular person, idea, or object (especially to an unhealthy degree).
Adjective: (especially of a gas or vapour) foul-smelling; noxious.
Noun: excessively lengthy or technical speech or writing.
Noun: the practice of bribing someone in return for the unofficial promotion of a product in the media.
Noun: a scene of uproar and disorder; a heated argument.
Noun: the state of mind in which someone acts against their better judgement through weakness of will.
Adjective: relating to a wife.
Noun: lack of solidity or substance; thinness.
Noun: a minor entertainment or diversion.
Noun: a small cafe selling alcoholic drinks.
Noun: the fraudulent practice of sending emails purporting to be from reputable companies.
Adjective: (of art) done on rock or cave walls.
Noun: a glamorous, powerfully assertive woman.
Verb: make a sudden flinching movement out of fear or pain.
Adjective: relating to hairdressing.
Noun: a feeling of melancholy and world-weariness.
Exclamation , adverb & pronoun (Informal): whatever.
Noun: bland or insipid intellectual matter, entertainment, etc.
Adjective: cautiously or suspiciously reluctant to do something.
Verb: get the better of (someone) by cheating or deception.
Noun: an international radio distress signal, of less urgency than a mayday signal.
Adjective: dull and heavy in motion or thought; sluggish.
Noun: a foolish or stupid person (often used as a general term of abuse).
Noun: a feeling of pity, distress, or grief.
Exclamation: used to express surprise or disbelief.
Noun: a mythical creature with the head and wings of an eagle and the body of a lion, typically depicted with pointed ears and with the eagle’s legs taking the place of the forelegs.
Noun: a psychological malaise supposedly affecting young wealthy people, symptoms of which include a lack of motivation, feelings of guilt, and a sense of isolation.
Noun: a grasping, selfish attitude.
Adjective: not forbidden; lawful.
Adjective: made of or having the colour of gold.
Verb: dress up or decorate gaudily.
Noun: the appearance of being true or real.
Adjective: extremely stupid or foolish.
Noun: a thing given to someone as a compensation or consolation.
Noun: a hypothetical small town regarded as typically dull or insignificant.
Adjective: understood by few; mysterious or secret.
Noun: a violent attempt to overthrow a government; a coup.
Noun: nothing at all.
Noun (plural pentimenti /-ti/): a visible trace of earlier painting beneath a layer or layers of paint on a canvas.
Adjective: of the nature of or resembling fat; oily or greasy.
Adjective: relating to the present day.
Noun: a state of melancholy sadness.
Adjective: situated below something else.
Noun: a frivolous, flighty, or excessively talkative person.
Noun: a book containing essential information on a subject.
Adjective: (of song or speech) melodious or resonant.
Verb: repeat or reiterate (a word or statement), typically for emphasis.
Noun: a clockwork model of the solar system, or of just the sun, earth, and moon.
Noun: the branch of knowledge that deals with the amount of space that people feel it necessary to set between themselves and others.
Adjective: consisting of fine particles; powdery or crumbly.
Adjective: relating to odours or the sense of smell.
Noun: cheap or insubstantial stew.
Noun: a traitor who collaborates with an enemy force occupying their country.
Adjective: denoting a task that can never be completed.
Adjective: self-important and mundane or narrow-minded.
Adjective: generally considered or reputed to be.
Verb: leave abruptly.
Adjective: Relating to or having the properties of a mirror.
Noun: eternal existence.
Verb: darken or cover with or as if with a cloud; obscure.
Noun: a consistently unlucky or accident-prone person.
Adjective: wrinkled; corrugated.
Adjective: in or relating to the head.
Noun: people who are especially well informed about a particular subject.
Adjective: flowing round; surrounding.
Adjective: delightful; joyous.
Adjective: having a glutinous or sticky consistency.
Noun: a state of physical or mental weariness; lack of energy.
Noun: a play on words; a pun.
Noun: a divine creative impulse or inspiration.
Noun: an unceremonious dismissal or rejection of someone.
Adjective: expressing or conveying a threat.
Noun: problems or difficulties; trouble.
Noun: the state of being close to someone or something; proximity; kinship.
Noun: persuasion as opposed to force or compulsion.
Adjective: wild; frenzied.
Noun: a person’s nickname.
Verb: it is a duty or responsibility for someone to do something.
Adjective: glittering; sparkling.
Noun: a small group of people having control of a country or organisation.
Adjective: relating to or resembling a snake.
Noun: a solution or remedy for all difficulties or diseases.
Noun: a publisher’s emblem or imprint, usually on the title page of a book.
Adjective: (of rows of people or things) standing close together.
Adjective: cultured, refined, and well mannered.
Noun: the supposed faculty of perceiving, as if by hearing, what is inaudible.
Noun: a short comic or nonsensical verse, typically in two rhyming couplets with lines of unequal length and referring to a famous person.
Noun: an ancient or medieval fortress or walled town.
Noun: a religious recluse.
Noun: the final part of a play, film, or narrative in which the strands of the plot are drawn together and matters are explained or resolved.
Adjective: tending to cause blistering. Noun: an agent that causes blistering.
Noun: a hooked staff carried by a bishop as a symbol of pastoral office.
Noun: a pouting expression used to convey annoyance or distaste.
Noun: immoral or grossly unfair behaviour.
Noun: an informal social gathering at which coffee is served.
Noun: (archaic) a flourish on a trumpet:
Noun: dust forming a cloud or deposited in a mass.
Adjective: involving or producing a harsh, discordant mixture of sounds.
Noun: care or concern for someone or something.
Noun: in a moment; very quickly.
Noun: a person who has or claims to have a great deal of authority or influence.
Noun (plural): a disorderly collection; a jumble.
Adjective: yielding or producing honey.
Adjective: (chiefly of the skin or a leaf) free from hair or down; smooth.
Verb: state or assert to be the case.
Noun: loudness and clarity of voice.
Noun: a person who studies or collects beetles.
Adjective: bitter and abusive.
Adjective: unsophisticated and socially awkward.
Verb: find fault with (someone); scold.
Verb: renounce or reject (something desired or valuable).
Noun: a long or elaborate essay or discussion on a particular subject.
Noun: the point at which something is at its best or most highly developed.
Adjective: relating to the sense of smell.
Noun: the action of heating a substance until it burns away rapidly.
Adjective: having an attractive and healthy appearance.
Noun: a bitter attack or denunciation, especially a verbal one.
Verb: question the truth or validity of.
Noun: self-confidence or assurance, especially when in a demanding situation.
Adjective & adverb: spoken or done without preparation.
Noun: skilful use of one’s hands when performing conjuring tricks; deception; trickery.
Adjective: looking or sounding sad and dismal.
Adjective: not real or genuine; (of a product) made or used as a substitute.
Noun: abusively disparaging speech or writing.
Noun: state control of economic and social matters.
Verb: dull the sensitivity of; blunt; deaden.
Noun [mass noun]: boredom, apathy; spiritual or mental sloth.
Noun [mass noun]: idle gossip.
Adjective: having an unemotional and stolidly calm disposition.
Noun: abusive, insulting or highly critical language.
Noun: Coolness or reserve between people.
Verb: To plan, think out or devise.
Adjective: (of an argument or case) clear, logical, and convincing.
Adjective: relating to or consisting of money.
Noun: a letter, especially a long or official one.
Verb: To analyse, assess, or evaluate.
Noun: a division or contrast between two things that are or are represented as being opposed or entirely different.
Adjective: Straightforward, candid; artless, without sophistication.
Noun: A riddle; a baffling matter or person.
Verb: To select or gather; to pick out from others.
Adjective: Shameful, humiliating.
Adjective: Varied in elements, colour, or kinds; heterogeneous.
Verb: To rejoice; glory.
Adjective: similar, comparable.
Verb: To indicate or suggest; predict, serve as a warning.
Adjective: Stern, strict, gloomy or grim.
Noun: An advisor assigned to a diplomatic mission.
Adjective: Pointless, lacking sense, silly.
Adjective: Beyond reason, excessive, not guided by conscience.
Verb: To cancel out; make null or valueless.
Adjective: Outwardly apparent; seeming, professed.
Noun: A bog; a perplexing or difficult situation.
Verb: To hinder or obstruct.
Noun: Cunning, trickery, deception.
Noun: Force, coercion; imprisonment.
Adjective: Uncontrolled, unprovoked or malicious.
Adjective: Amiable or sociable; mild; gentle.
Noun: Frivolity, lightness of disposition.
Verb: To hesitate; refuse to act.
Noun: The establishment or starting point of an institution or activity.
Adjective: (1) peaceful in character or intent. (2) relating to the Pacific Ocean.
Noun: A private room or place of refuge; haven.
Adjective: showing a casual lack of concern; indifferent; carefree.
Verb: To polish; renovate.
Verb: To assume to be true or real.
Adjective: Travelling, wandering.
Verb: To get or achieve by dubious methods.
Adjective: Completely filled, abounding.
Verb: To guess, to infer with only scant evidence.
Verb: To spread throughout.
Verb: To free from blame or guilt.
Noun: Involvement as a partner in wrong-doing.
Noun: A maliciously false and injurious statement; slander.
Adjective: Pompous bombastic; full in sound.
Verb: To quibble or find fault unnecessarily.
Verb: To disavow, deny; to withdraw previous words.
Verb: To annul, abolish.
Adjective: Meticulous, careful; choosy and difficult to please.
Verb: To aggravate or irritate.
Noun: Judge, umpire.
Adjective: Glib and fluent in speech.
Verb: To make widespread; to make known officially.
Adjective: Healthful, wholesome.
Verb: To speak evil of; slander.
Noun: A name or title.
Verb: To take exception to; object.
Noun: A burden, load; a hindrance.
Adjective: Talkative, chatty; wordy.
Verb: To put down forcibly or verbally.
Verb: To predict the future from present indications.
Noun: A descriptive, often insulting name or term.
Verb: To make less serious; to diminish.
Adjective: Quiet. Reserved in style. Not revealing one’s thoughts or feelings readily.
Noun: exemption from punishment or freedom from the injurious consequences of an action.
Adjective: having a harmful effect, especially in a gradual or subtle way.
Noun: a reason given in justification of a course of action that is not the real reason.
Adjective: tending to talk a great deal; talkative.