Celebrate

To honour by rites, by ceremonies of joy and respect, or by refraining from ordinary business; to observe duly.

Matriculate

To enroll as a member of a body, especially of a college or university.

Dither

To be uncertain or unable to make a decision about doing something.

Low

To moo.

Concertina

To be drawn closer and farther apart repeatedly, or up and down, as if situated on a working concertina’s folds.

Abrade

To rub or wear off; erode.

Skirl

To make a shrill sound, as of bagpipes.

Rend

To separate into parts with force or sudden violence; to split; to burst.

Blather

To talk rapidly without making much sense.

Stultify

To prove to be of unsound mind or demonstrate someone’s incompetence.

Encrust

To cover with a hard crust.

Imbibe

To drink (used frequently of alcoholic beverages).

Inculcate

To teach by repeated instruction.

Scamper

To run quickly and lightly, especially in a playful or undignified manner.

Debride

To remove necrotic tissue or foreign matter from (a wound or the like).

Gambol

To move about playfully; to frolic.

Clamber

To climb (something) with some difficulty, or in a haphazard fashion.

Doff

To remove or take off, especially of clothing.

Scarper

To run away; to flee; to escape.

Mollify

To ease a burden, particularly worry; make less painful; to comfort.

Lollop

To walk or move with a bouncing or undulating motion and at an unhurried pace.

Gabble

To talk fast, idly, foolishly, or without meaning.

Shamble

To walk while shuffling or dragging the feet.

Vituperate

To revile, vilify, defame, go on about or mouth off about someone.

Immolate

Verb. To kill as a sacrifice. To destroy, especially by fire.

Emulate

Verb. (now rare) To attempt to equal or be the same as. To copy or imitate, especially a person.

Usurp

Verb. To seize power from another, usually by illegitimate means.

Attenuate

Verb. To reduce in size, force, value, amount, or degree.

Militate

Verb. To give force or effect toward; to influence.

Inure

Verb. To cause someone to become accustomed to something (usually) unpleasant.

Laager

Verb. To camp in a circular formation.

Infiltrate

Verb. To surreptitiously penetrate, enter or gain access.

Expiate

Verb. To atone or make reparation for.

Reverberate

Verb. To ring with many echos.

Slither

Verb. To move about smoothly and from side to side.

Slink

Verb. To sneak about furtively.

Splay

Verb. To spread; spread out.

Darkle

Verb. To be dark; to be visible only darkly. To become dark; to show indistinctly.

Spatter

Verb. To splash (someone or something) with small droplets.

Swallow

Verb. To cause (food, drink etc.) to pass from the mouth into the stomach; to take into the stomach through the throat.

Maculate

Verb. To spot; to stain; to blur.

Hum

Verb. To make a sound from the vocal chords without pronouncing any real words, with one’s lips closed.

Trounce

Verb. To beat or overcome thoroughly, to defeat heavily; especially (games, sports) to win against (someone) by a wide margin.

Wallow

Verb. To roll oneself about in something dirty, for example in mud.

Maunder

Verb. To speak in a disorganized or desultory manner; to babble or prattle.

Ululate

Verb. 1. To howl loudly or prolongedly in lamentation or joy. 2. to produce a rapid and prolonged series of sharp noises with one’s voice.

Decant

Verb. To pour off (a liquid) gently, so as not to disturb the sediment. To pour from one vessel into another.

Smuggle

Verb. To import or export, illicitly or by stealth, without paying lawful customs charges or duties.

Scrunch

Verb. To crumple and squeeze to make more compact.

Depilate

Verb. To remove hair from the body.

Immiserate

Verb. To impoverish or sink into misery.

Smear

Verb. To spread (a substance, especially one that colours or is dirty) across a surface by rubbing.

Squoze

Verb. (nonstandard) simple past tense and past participle of squeeze.

Tannoy

Verb. To transmit, or communicate with, by means of a public address system.

Buckle

Verb. To distort or collapse under physical pressure; especially, of a slender structure in compression.

Proselytize

Verb. To advertise one’s religious beliefs; to convert (someone) to one’s own faith or religious movement or encourage them to do so.

Glower

Verb. To look or stare with anger.

Reflect

Verb. To bend back (light, etc.) from a surface.

Babble

Verb. To utter words indistinctly or unintelligibly; to utter inarticulate sounds

Malinger

Verb. To feign illness, injury, or incapacitation in order to avoid work, obligation, or perilous risk.

Gleam

Verb. To shine; to glitter; to glisten.

Snoop

Verb. To be devious and cunning so as not to be seen.

Segue

Verb. To move smoothly from one state or subject to another.

Spang

Verb. To strike or ricochet with a loud report.

Skirl

Verb. To make a shrill sound, as of bagpipes.

Barge

Verb. To intrude or break through, particularly in an unwelcome or clumsy manner.

Abjure

Verb. to renounce upon oath; to forswear; to disavow.

Macerate

Verb. To soften (something) or separate it into pieces by soaking it in a heated or unheated liquid.

Chunter

Verb. To speak in a soft, indistinct manner, mutter.

Refract

Verb. To change direction as a result of entering a different medium.

Hector

Verb. To dominate or intimidate in a blustering way; to bully, to domineer.

Flummox

Verb. To confuse; to fluster; to flabbergast.

Prattle

Verb. To speak incessantly and in a childish manner; to babble.

Jabber

Verb. To talk rapidly, indistinctly, or unintelligibly; to utter gibberish or nonsense.

Guzzle

Verb. To drink or eat quickly, voraciously, or to excess; to gulp down; to swallow greedily, continually, or with gusto.

Expound

Verb. To set out the meaning of; to explain or discuss at length.

Assuage

Verb. To lessen the intensity of, to mitigate or relieve (hunger, emotion, pain etc.).

Expunge

Verb. To erase or strike out.

Combobulate

Verb. To compose (one’s self); to compose, organize, design, or arrange; to reverse the effect of discombobulation.

Fulminate

Verb. To make a verbal attack.

Bifurcate

Verb. To divide or fork into two channels or branches.

Abscond

Verb. To flee, often secretly; to steal away, particularly to avoid arrest or prosecution.

Hurkle Durkle

Verb. To lie in bed for a long time, to lounge around

Decimate

Verb. To reduce to one-tenth: to destroy or remove nine-tenths of anything.

Lope

Verb. To travel an easy pace with long strides.

Discern

Verb. To perceive, recognize, or comprehend with the mind; to descry.

Knelt

Verb. To stoop down and rest on the knee or knees

Fizzle

Verb. To sputter or hiss.

Coagulate

Verb. To become congealed; to convert from a liquid to a semisolid mass.

Emulsify

Verb. To make into an emulsion.

Fliquer

Verb. French. (informal) to police.

Abscond

Verb. To flee, often secretly; to steal away, particularly to avoid arrest or prosecution.

Ooze

Verb.

Dicker

Verb. To bargain, haggle or negotiate over a sale.

Deflect

Verb. To make (something) deviate from its original path.

Flense

Verb. To strip the blubber or skin from, as from a whale, seal, etc.

Nictate

Verb. To wink or blink; (of certain animals) to close the nictating membrane.

Swell

Verb. To grow gradually in force or loudness.

Defenestrate

Verb. To eject or throw (someone or something) from a window.

Repiquer

Verb. To pinch; to steal again.

Slake

Verb. To satisfy (thirst, or other desires); to quench; to extinguish.

Affittare

Verb. To rent out, to let, to hire out something.