The art of dramatic composition for the stage.
Talk, especially unnecessary talk; chatter.
The quality or state of being perpetual; endless duration; uninterrupted existence.
The throat or esophagus.
A person experiencing catalepsy.
(nautical) A drainage hole on the deck of a ship. (architecture) A similar opening in a wall or parapet that allows water to drain from a roof.
Any open-mouthed expression. A bird’s gaping mouth. The throat of a calyx.
Regular change or succession from one thing to another, or one part of a cycle to the next; alternation; mutual succession; interchange.
Wooden (especially oaken) panelling on the lower part of a room’s walls.
A liturgical vestment of the Christian Church. It has the form of a tunic of white linen or cotton material, with wide or moderately wide sleeves, reaching to the hips or knees. It usually features lace decoration and may have embroidered bordures.
The act of increasing by natural growth; especially the increase of organic bodies by the internal accession of parts; organic growth.
Eye dialect spelling of scare: A minor fright.
Pieces of rock broken off by ice, glacier, or erosion.
Eagerness; liveliness; enthusiasm.
A piece of rope spliced into a circular wreath, and put round a block for hanging it.
A raised frame, designed to deflect or prevent entry of water, around an opening (e.g., a hatch or skylight) in a flat surface, such as a roof or deck.
The entire sensory apparatus of an organism.
Bustling to-do, excited speech or noise.
Rambling alone : marked by solitary wandering
To put into effect as a regulation.
To praise; to make high.
A general state of restrictiveness on behavior, action, or ideology
A belief that spirits inhabit some or all classes of natural objects or phenomena.
One with a morbid paroxysmal craving for alcohol; an alcoholic.
The reestablishment of cordial relations, particularly between two countries; a reconciliation.
A ring- or donut-shaped area or structure.
A state of being inactive or stuporous.
The fact or condition of being untruthful; dishonesty.
A platform used to display or convey a coffin during a funeral, often ornate.
The colour or incrustation which age and wear give to (mainly metallic) objects; especially, the green rust which covers works of art such as ancient bronzes, coins and medals.
A projection from the side of an aircraft, watercraft, or land vehicle.
An officer responsible for the care and supervision of the horses of a person of rank.
Demonstration of an obedient attitude, especially by bowing deeply; a deep bow which demonstrates such an attitude.
The art of public speaking with expert control of gesture and voice, etc.
A formal speech or opus publicly praising someone or something.
Soil, clay, silt or gravel deposited by flowing water, as it slows, in a river bed, delta, estuary or flood plain
The human faculty or power to mentally grasp or understand clearly.
Money, riches, or wealth, especially when seen as having a corrupting effect or causing greed, or obtained in an underhanded manner.
Food; a light meal or snack.
A chain or similar object used to bind a person or animal – often by its legs (usually in plural).
A company of riders.
A small room, next to a kitchen, where washing up and other domestic chores are done.
A stupid or annoying person; simpleton; fool.
A stupid person; a blockhead, a dolt.
A sudden surge of excitement. A shiver, a thrill.
Senseless talk or writing; nonsense; rubbish.
A disorderly outburst, disturbance, commotion, or tumult.
A large Arctic marine mammal related to seals and having long tusks, tough, wrinkled skin, and four flippers, Odobenus rosmarus.
(obsolete) A commander in charge of ten men. The senior, or eldest male member of a group. (colloquial) A leading light, or exemplar of a particular practice or movement.
A form of rustproofing for steel surfaces.
A bubbling, gurgling sound, as of a creek.
Demeanor; facial expression or attitude, especially one which is intended by its bearer.
Noun. Empty or silly idle talk or writing; nonsense, rubbish.
Noun. (drama) The act of a character speaking to themselves so as to reveal their thoughts to the audience.
Noun. A five-pointed writing implement used to draw parallel lines of a staff in sheet music.
Noun. A heavy woolen cloth. A flat-bottomed cargo boat; mackinaw boat.
Noun. (chiefly politics) A relaxing of tension, especially between countries.
Noun. Traditionally the third of the four seasons, when deciduous trees lose their leaves; typically regarded as being from September 24 to December 22 in parts of the Northern Hemisphere, and the months of March, April and May in the Southern Hemisphere.
Noun. A lobby, corridor, or waiting room, used in a hotel, theater, etc.
Noun. A person with specialized knowledge or skills, especially one who is socially awkward.
Noun. One of the turns of a winding, crooked, or involved course.
Noun. A person who delivers messages.
Noun. One who interferes, intrudes or gets involved where not welcome, particularly a self-interested intruder.
Noun. A herbivorous, arboreal South American mammal of the families Megalonychidae and Bradypodidae, noted for its slowness and inactivity.
Noun. A state of being frivolous.
Noun. A facility that melts metals in special furnaces and pours the molten metal into molds to make products. Foundries are usually specified according to the type of metal dealt with: iron foundry, brass foundry, etc.
Noun. Habitual laziness or sloth.
Noun. An urgent situation, one requiring extreme effort or attention.
Noun. A dress, a piece of clothing for a female, which consists of a skirt and a cover for the upper body. An outer garment worn by priests and other clericals; a habit.
Noun. (law) The process of conniving or conspiring.
Noun. A strong verbal or written attack on someone or something.
Noun. Loud sound, or a succession of loud sounds, as of bells, thunder, cannon, shouts, laughter, of a multitude, etc.
Noun. The act of washing something. The liquid used in the cleansing or ablution.
Noun. A bird of prey’s nest. Any high and remote but commanding place.
Noun. (law) An addition or supplement that explains, modifies, or revokes a will or part of one.
Noun. (nautical) A rope used to raise or lower a sail, flag, spar or yard.
Noun. One who uses obsequious compliments to gain self-serving favor or advantage from another; a servile flatterer.
Noun. Close friendship in a group of friends or teammates.
Noun. Internet user, surfer, websurfer
Noun. Contraction of forecastle. (nautical) A raised part of the upper deck at the front of a ship.
Noun. Either of the punctuation marks « or », used in several languages to indicate passages of speech. Similar to typical quotation marks used in the English language such as “ and ”.
Noun. The act of turning or twisting, or the state of being twisted; the twisting or wrenching of a body by the exertion of a lateral force tending to turn one end or part of it about a longitudinal axis, while the other is held fast or turned in the opposite direction.
Noun. A pointed hollow cylindrical device used to make small incisions and surgically insert cannulas, etc., into body cavities, or to aspirate fluids.
Noun. A form of viewing device that allows the viewer to see things at a different height level and usually with minimal visibility.
Noun. Pragmatic government policy concerned with perceived interests of the state.
Noun. (nautical) The master of a ship.
Noun. Cloudy diffused matter such as mist, steam or fumes suspended in the air.
Noun. A cold-stimulus headache, colloquially known as an ice-cream headache or brain freeze, is a form of brief pain or headache commonly associated with consumption (particularly quick consumption) of cold beverages or foods such as ice cream and ice pops. It is caused by having something cold touch the roof of the mouth, and is believed to result from a nerve response causing rapid constriction and swelling of blood vessels or a “referring” of pain from the roof of the mouth to the head. The rate of intake for cold foods has been studied as a contributing factor. A cold-stimulus headache is distinct from dentin hypersensitivity, a type of dental pain that can occur under similar circumstances.
Noun. (anatomy) In vertebrates with legs, the end of the femur near the hip joint, not including the head or neck. In some arthropods, the second segment of the leg, between the coxa and the femur.
Noun. A list of dramas, operas, pieces, parts, etc., which a company or a person has rehearsed and is prepared to perform or display.
Noun. A small flaw or sin. A petty offense.
Noun. A very thin river or flow.
Noun. A gangster; a hired thug.
Noun. One who is fearful and timid, especially in making decisions and plans, in discussions, debates, arguments, and confrontations, and in taking responsibility.
Noun. (nautical) A triangular fore-and-aft sail set on a boom in such way that the tack is attached to the hull of the vessel and the free end of the boom lifts the sail.
Noun. (nautical) A traditional sailing vessel used along the coasts of Arabia, East Africa, and the Indian Ocean, generally having a single mast and a lateen sail.
Noun. A container like an open bucket (usually to hold and carry coal).
Noun. An external or internal rib or rim, used either to add strength or to hold something in place.
Noun. A rubber-soled lace-up canvas shoe for sports or onboard ships; a precursor of trainers.
Noun. (geology) The study of rock layers and the layering process (stratification). (archaeology) The layering of deposits, with newer remains overlaying older ones, forming a chronology of the site.
Noun. (informal, uncountable) Gossip, rumour, idle chatter. (nautical, countable) A butt with a scuttle, a keg of drinking water with a hole cut in it, on board ship.
Noun. (of an approach to problem solving, learning, or discovery) That employs a practical method not guaranteed to be optimal or perfect; not following or derived from any theory.
Noun. Anything overfull.
Noun. A wine drinker.
Noun. A drinker of hot drinks.
Noun. A drinker of milk.
Noun. The water deer (Hydropotes inermis) is a small deer superficially more similar to a musk deer than a true deer. Native to China and Korea, there are two subspecies: the Chinese water deer (Hydropotes inermis inermis) and the Korean water deer (Hydropotes inermis argyropus). Despite its lack of antlers and certain other anatomical anomalies—including a pair of prominent tusks (downward-pointing canine teeth), it is classified as a cervid. Its unique anatomical characteristics have caused it to be classified in its own genus (Hydropotes) as well as its own subfamily (Hydropotinae).
Noun. 1. A minute particle; an atom; a molecule. 2. A protoplasmic animal cell; especially, such as float free, like blood, lymph, and pus corpuscles; or such as are embedded in an intercellular matrix, like connective tissue and cartilage corpuscles.
Noun. A loud, ringing sound, like that made by free-hanging metal objects striking each other.
Noun. (geography) plateau (level expanse of land at a high elevation).
Noun. Any of various medium-large black seabirds of the family Phalacrocoracidae, especially the great cormorant, Phalacrocorax carbo.
Noun. (architecture) A horizontal structural beam spanning an opening, such as between the uprights of a door or a window, and which supports the wall above.
Noun. (geomorphology) The downward slope of a hill; the downward slope of a curve.
Noun. (historical) A member of the Soviet apparat; a Communist bureaucrat or agent. [from 20th c.] A blindly loyal bureaucrat.
Verb. To kneel and bow low enough to touch one’s forehead to the ground. (intransitive) To bow very deeply. (intransitive, figuratively) To act in a very submissive manner.
Noun. A pigment or other substance that colours or dyes.
Noun. (historical) An Indian ruler within the Mogul empire. (by extension) Someone of great wealth or importance.
Noun. Composure, self-possession or imperturbability especially when in a dangerous situation.
Noun. A secondary floor, in between the main floors of a building; entresol.
Noun. A group of people hired to attend a performance and to either applaud or boo.
Noun. (inhabited) Place, location; a group of houses (of any size: hamlet, village, town, city…).
Noun. A loud electric alarm or horn.
Noun. A piece of solid food to be soaked in liquid food.
Noun. The fastest gait of a horse, a two-beat stride during which all four legs are off the ground simultaneously.
Noun. A ghostly apparition, a phantom.
Noun. A ghost or specter, especially a person’s likeness seen just after their death.
Noun. A heavy blow, punch.
Noun. A divination based on the appearance and behavior of animals.
Noun. Aid, assistance or relief given to one in distress; ministration.
Noun. Salt water; water saturated or strongly impregnated with salt; a salt-and-water solution for pickling.
Noun. 1. (rare) A survey, a tour; a walking around. 2. (law) An English legal ceremony in which an official from a town or parish walks around it to delineate and record its boundaries. 3. The district thus inspected
Noun. Self-confidence; poise; composure.
Noun. The state of being calm, stable and composed, especially under stress.
Noun. A travel or journey, especially by foot, notably by a pilgrim.
Noun. Carelessness, heedlessness, indifference, or casual unconcern.
Noun. A storyteller, especially a person noted for telling stories with skill and wit.
Noun. One who travels from place to place.
Noun. Any of a series of long, wavelike ridges or grooves formed on a snow surface by the wind, especially in polar plains, and surfaces of ice covered lakes/seas. These dunes of snow may be blown across the plains like wind-driven waves.
Noun. A precious stone, usually of substantial monetary value or prized for its beauty or shine.
Noun. (Greek mythology) One of the most distinguished heroes of Greek mythology. He is the son of King Atreus of Mycenae and Queen Aerope and the brother of Menelaus. He is attributed with rallying the Greeks for the Trojan War.
Noun. An iceberg.
Noun. The territory governed by a satrap; a province of any of several ancient empires of Western Asia (specifically, of the Median or Achaemenid empires or certain of their successors, including the Sassanian Empire and Hellenistic empires).
Noun. A moving disturbance, or undulation, in the surface of a fluid.
Noun. A long, sharp fragment of material, often wood.
Noun. An appointed official whose duty is to investigate complaints, generally on behalf of individuals such as consumers or taxpayers, against institutions such as companies and government departments.
Noun. A reflected sound that is heard again by its initial observer.
Noun. A solitary, fierce mammal of the Mustelidae family, Gulo gulo.
Noun. Nearly arrogant courage; utter audacity, effrontery or impudence; supreme self-confidence; exaggerated self-opinion.
Noun. A small circular or oblong boat made of wickerwork and made watertight with hides or pitch, propelled and steered with a single paddle and light enough to be carried on a person’s back.
Noun. The white of the eye. It is the tough outer coat of the eye that covers the eyeball except for the cornea.
Noun. A corner, bend, or angle; a hollow.
Noun. The metal silver.
Noun. A familiar name for a person (typically a shortened version of a person’s given name).
Noun. A small spark or flash.
Noun. An uneven patch of color or discoloration.
Noun. A golf game, in which each round of play consists of points being awarded to the first player to land their ball on the green, the player whose ball is closest to the hole (after all of the balls are on the green), and the first player to hit their ball into the hole.
Noun. A quantity of liquid, often in a sticky blotch.
Noun. A basic manual in some subject.
Noun. A manuscript or document that has been erased or scraped clean, for reuse of the paper, parchment, vellum, or other medium on which it was written.
Noun. Nonsense or foolishness.
Noun. A nickname or epithet by which someone is identified; a byname; a moniker or sobriquet.
Noun. Talk, especially meaningless or unimportant talk.
Noun. A framework in the form of a passageway of columns that supports a trelliswork roof; used to support and train climbing plants.
Noun. An article of clothing or equipment, in particular when used as an accessory.
Noun. A musical style characteristic of the 16th and 17th centuries.
Noun. (law, chiefly historical) The wrongful appropriation or embezzlement of shared or public property, usually by a person entrusted with the guardianship of that property.
Noun. A willingness to believe in someone or something in the absence of reasonable proof; credulousness.
Noun. Good form, order or condition; fettle.
Noun. A person of preeminent qualities, who acts as a pattern or model for others.
Noun. A sharp and bitter hatred.
Noun. An unsteady flash of light.
Noun. A soldier or a subordinate civil officer who executes orders of a superior without protest or pity (sometimes applied to bailiffs, constables, etc).
Noun. A state or condition of haste, flutter; extreme discomposure or distress; irritation, exasperation, annoyance.
Noun. A passage that brings a movement or piece to a conclusion through prolongation.
Noun. A dull, metallic sound, especially one made by two bodies coming into contact.
Noun. A brief, sharp, not particularly loud, relatively high-pitched sound produced by the impact of something small and hard against something hard, such as by the operation of a switch, a lock or a latch, or a finger pressed against the thumb and then released to strike the hand.
Noun. A clear shaft of sunlight that filters through the leaves and branches of trees.
Noun. A sinkhole; a shakehole.
Noun. A hole drilled through the Earth’s crust into the Mohorovičić discontinuity, part of a scientific project of the 1960s.
Noun. A party or group of three, especially a ruling council of three people in Russian contexts.
Noun. A spar projecting over the prow of a sailing vessel to provide the means of adding sail surface.
Noun. A remote manipulation system in which a slave device mimics the motions of a master device manipulated directly by the operator.
Noun. Any of several sounds produced by air flowing through a constriction in the oral cavity and typically producing a sibilant, hissing, or buzzing quality; a fricative consonant.
Noun. The soft neigh made by a horse.
Noun. A slice, section or portion.
Noun. A dry creek or streambed, a gulch which temporarily or seasonally fills and flows (after sufficient rain).
Noun. People of a church who are not ordained clergy or clerics.
Noun. A fancy twisting or curling shape usually made from a series of concentric circles.
Noun. A political, cultural or social entity or part thereof that is completely surrounded by another.
Noun. Speaking a language one does not know, or speaking elaborate but apparently meaningless speech, while in a trance-like state (or, supposedly, under the influence of a deity or spirits); speaking in tongues.
Noun. An abrupt, sharp sound, especially one made by two hard objects colliding repetitively; a sound midway between a click and a clunk.
Noun. (nautical) A light boat, traditionally propelled by sails, but sometimes a rowboat. Pinnaces are usually messenger boats, carrying messages among the larger ships of a fleet.
Noun. 1. Great reluctance to spend money unnecessarily. 2. (by extension) The principle of using the fewest resources or explanations to solve a problem.
Noun. A substance that is flowing, and keeping no shape, such as water; a substance of which the molecules, while not tending to separate from one another like those of a gas, readily change their relative position, and which therefore retains no definite shape, except that determined by the containing receptacle; an inelastic fluid.
Noun. 1. An ornamental plume on a helmet. quotations. 2. Flamboyant, energetic style or action; dash; verve.
Noun. Anything that is hollow and cylindrical in shape.
Noun. A person who fails to develop mentally and physically due to a congenital hypothyroidism. (by extension, derogatory) An idiot.
Noun. A mournful or plaintive poem; a funeral song; a poem of lamentation.
Noun. To give off light; to reflect in flashes; to sparkle.
Noun. A remedy believed to cure all disease and prolong life that was originally sought by alchemists; a cure-all.
Noun. Any tree of the genus Catalpa, in the family Bignoniaceae. The two North American species, the southern catalpa, Catalpa bignonioides, and the northern catalpa, Catalpa speciosa — along with the yellow catalpa, Catalpa ovata, from China — are often planted as ornamentals because of their showy flowers and decorative bean pods, though others regard the bean pods as a nuisance.
Noun. A thick heavy fabric into which raised patterns have been woven, originally in gold and silver; more recently any cloth incorporating raised, woven patterns.
Noun. A set of graphics or words at the bottom of a television screen, sometimes unrelated to the current viewing content.
Noun. The sound of something solid landing.
Noun. A cultivated variety of a plant species or hybrid of two species.
Noun. The study of coins, tokens, medals and paper money.
Noun. Exhibiting or relating to paraparesis (weakness of both legs, resulting from disease of the nervous system).
Noun. Habitude; mode of life; bearing, general appearance.
Noun. A shallow body of water separated from deeper sea by a bar.
Noun. The act of concealing oneself and lying in wait to attack by surprise.
Noun. A pin or bolt, usually vertical, which acts as a pivot for a hinge or a rudder.
Noun. A sandbank or sandbar creating a shallow.
Noun. (figuratively) Something very large of its kind.
Noun. A type of very small, concealable pistol with one or two barrels, but without any loading system or magazine.
Noun. (geology) A zone of unharmed land completely surrounded by lava flows.
Noun. A utensil for supporting wood when burning in a fireplace, one being placed on each side.
Noun. A bandage resembling a cravat, particularly a triangular bandage folded into a strip.
Noun. The part of a fluid that moves continuously in a certain direction.
Noun. Use of acerbic language to mock or convey contempt, often using irony and (in speech) often marked by overemphasis and a sneering tone of voice.
Noun. Half of the Earth, such as the Northern Hemisphere, Southern Hemisphere, Western Hemisphere or Eastern Hemisphere, Land Hemisphere, Water Hemisphere etc.
Noun. A stable suspension of small droplets of one liquid in another with which it is immiscible.
Noun. A plant and its fruit of any of a few species of the genus Cucurbita, or gourd kind.
Noun. (slang) Fool, idiot.
Noun. From Yiddish תּחת (tokhes, “buttocks”), in turn from Hebrew תחת (tákhat, “buttocks”).
Noun. An elongated tube from the head or connected to the mouth, of an animal.
Noun. (slang) Stupid person, fool.
Noun. A small piece of cloth inserted in a garment, for the purpose of strengthening some part or giving it a tapering enlargement.
Noun. The quality or state of being perpetual; endless duration; uninterrupted existence.
Noun. Complex, obsolete procedures; excess steps or activity; needless motion.
Noun. An open shed for sheltering cattle, or protecting produce, etc., from the weather.
Noun. A dungeon only accessible by a trapdoor at the top.
Noun. a decorative design made by cutting pieces of material and applying them to the surface of another for decoration.
Noun. The fore part of a vessel; the bow; the stem; hence, the vessel itself.
Noun. A name for an inhabitant or native of a specific place that is derived from the name of the place.
Noun. The act of assigning or allotting; apportionment.
Noun. A rawhide whip plaited with two thongs of buffalo hide.
Noun. A lewd or wanton person; a debauchee; a rake.
Noun. A state or act of violating faith or allegiance; violation of a promise or vow, or of trust reposed; faithlessness; treachery.
Noun. A small bag usually closed with a drawstring.
Noun. A harbour or anchorage protected from the sea.
Noun. A seasonal home of any size or stature. A recreational home or a home in a remote location.
Noun. Flared riding trousers of heavy cloth, fitting tightly from knee to ankle.
Noun. (botany) A seed case for legumes (e.g. peas, beans, peppers).
Noun. The property of seeming true, of resembling reality; resemblance to reality, realism.
Noun. A blue colour on a coat of arms, represented in engraving by horizontal parallel lines.
Noun. A political, cultural or social entity or part thereof that is completely surrounded by another.
Noun. The silky protective case spun by the larvae of some insects and moths in which they metamorphose, the pupa.
Noun. (Northern England, Scotland, rural) An acquaintance or a friend.
Noun. A loose garment worn as protection by a painter, etc.
Noun. The police in a particular district or area.
Noun. A complicated situation; an entanglement.
Noun. Conciseness, brevity or terseness.
Noun. A surface cut or abrasion.
Noun. The axis of an inflorescence; the stalk supporting an inflorescence.
Noun. Waste or impure matter
Noun. A spit of sand linking an island to the mainland (or to another island), formed by longshore drift.
Noun. The stress of voice laid upon an accented syllable of a word.
Noun. Something, usually abnormal, which grows out of something else.
Noun. A belief system.
Noun. 1. A braggart. 2. Empty boasting.
Noun. A rope or fetter used to hobble a horse or other animal.
Noun. Something, usually abnormal, which grows out of something else.
Noun. Any early apparatus, consisting of a rubber disk and a metal plate, for generating static electricity.
Adjective. Having a certain optical reflectance effect, which can be likened to the sheen of a spool of silk.