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n. - quick instruction or teaching
n. - rapid development of immunity to the effects of a drug, especially to those of a poison through previous ingestion of small amount of same.
n. - abnormally rapid breathing.
adj. - pertaining to abnormally rapid evolution.
n. - 'weariness of life'.
adj. -pertaining to revenge in kind
n. - heathlike shrub or tree of warm regions.
n. - someone educated enough to go to college
n. - fear of being buried alive
n. - heavy metal gate used as a dam in irrigation ditches
adj. - slow-moving, sluggish
n. - group of sailors, or state of being a sailor
n. - (pl. -mi, -mis) straw mat of standard size.
n. - the eternal and absolute essence of all reality according to buddhism
n. - someone who cheats by using loaded dice
adj. - pertaining to bullfights
adj. - saying the same thing with differentwords, opposite of allegorical
adj. - being absolutely the same
n. - naming the parent after the child
n. - a poem in which the consecutive final lettersof the lines spell a name
n. - drunkenness
adj. - promoting a particular view or tendency; hence, biased, not impartial
adj. - dark or obscure
adj. - pertaining to a painful but ineffectual effort to urinate or defecate
adj. - sensuous, lascivious
n. - the study of monsters
n. - abandoning a religion or cause
n. - (pl. -riums, -ria) enclosure for small land animals; glass container for growing plants.
n. - (pl. -tae ) hard external covering of a seed.
adj. - slow, like a tortoise
n. - austerity, harshness, gloominess
n. - fear of the sea
n. - the belief in life before death, not after it
adj. - or or involving the supposed working of miracles; magic
n. - attaching human traits to one's god
n. - poisonous alkaloid obtained from opium.
n. - a war of women
adj. - that which corrupts women
adj. - resistant to high temperatures.
adj. - loud and grossly abusive foulmouthed; scurrilous
n. - small thesis or proposition
n. - wooden stirring stick
v. - to explain your beliefs and opinions
adj. - given to or marked by boasting and bragging
n. - a fondness for female nurses
n. - Adam and Eve's fig leaf coverings
n. - Tasmanian wolf.
n. - carved figure of ancestor, worn as an amulet.
n. - kind of two-wheeled carriage.
n. - wavy mark indicating ny sound of Spanish ñ (as in cañon or canyon.)
n. - kettledrum.
n. - distinctive quality of a sound.
n. - tambourine.
n. - state in which possession of property is required for participation in government; ideal state in which love of honour is ruling principle. timocratic, adj.
n. - misanthropy
n. - act of dyeing. tinctorial, adj. pertaining to tinction or colors. tinctumutation, n. change of color.
n. - ringworm, or similar disease. tineal, adj.
v. -i. ring; tinkle. tintinnabulant, tintinnabular(y), tintinnabulous, adj. tintinnabulation, n.
n. - person suffering from tics.
n. - infantry soldier.
n. - beginner. tirocinium, n. (pl. - ia) first experience.
n. - medicinal beverage of barley, camomile, etc.; ptisan.
n. - one of a race of giants in Greek mythology; giant; genius. titanic, adj.
n. - tenth part; tax payable to church.
adj. - reddish-brown.
v. - smarten up.
v. - Chemistry, determine strength of, or analyse, etc., by finding the smallest amount of the substance that will produce a given effect with another known quantity. titre, n. such smallest amount. titrimetry, n. measuring by such means. titration, n.
v. -i. prance.
adj. - staggering. titubancy, n.
n. - introduction of word, etc., between parts of a compound word.
n. - any stone or stone-like concretion believed to be formed in a toad and to have magic powers.
n. - brilliant, quick, fantasia-like musical composition.
n. - midwifery. tocological, adj. tocologist, n.
n. - alarm bell.
n. - very small quantity of something
n. - toga with broad purple border, worn by magistrates, etc.
n. - toga adopted as sign of manhood.
n. - sheep's fleece. toison d'or Golden Fleece.
n. - alloy of zinc and copper used for cheap jewellery, etc.; Dutch gold.
n. - narrow spit linking an island with another island or the mainland.
adj. - bearing thickly matted hairs. tomentulose, adj. slightly tomentose. tomentum, n. Botany, covering of matted woolly hairs; Anatomy, network of minute blood vessels in the brain.
n. - X-ray photography in which parts of body in front of, or behind, the part under examination are not shown. tomogram, n. such photograph. tomographic(al), adj.
adj. - making loud, deep noise.
n. - a circular painting or relief sculpture.
n. - study of intonation in languages. tonetician, n.
adj. - thundering. tonitruone, n. musical instrument imitating thunder.
n. - bean-like tree and seed, used in perfumes, vanilla extract, etc.
n. - rear seating compartment of car.
n. - instrument measuring pitch of tones; Medicine, instrument measuring tension or pressure. tonograph, n. recording tonometer.
adj. - pertaining to barber or hairdressing.
n. - allocation of certain benefits, as annuities, etc., among a group of persons such that at the death of one member the remainder share his or her portion; annuity, etc., so shared.
n. - normal response to stimuli; muscular spasm.
n. - ruler, especially of toparchy. toparchy, n. petty state under a toparch.
adj. - gritty. tophus, n. (pl. -phi ) tufa; bodily concretion.
n. - name of, or designating, a place; name derived from a place-name. toponymic, adj. toponymics n. study of place-names. toponymy, n. region's place-names.
n. - dread of certain places.
n. - woman's turban-like brimless hat.
n. - kind of coarse lace or paper.
n. - tourniquet.
adj. - pertaining to metal ornamented with small engraved patterns; chased. toreutics, n. art of doing such work.
n. - Japanese gateway of curved posts and lintel only.
n. - (pl. -ta) ancient catapult-like war machine.
n. -pl. pl. gripes. torminal, torminous, adj.
adj. - bulging, knobbly; muscular. torous, adj. torosity, n.
adj. - numb; sleepy; dull. torpidity, n. torpify, v. make torpid. torpor, n. torpid state; apathy. torporific, adj. torpifying.
n. - collar, especially of twisted metal; force tending to produce rotation. torquate(d), adj. having a collar.
n. - twisted cord.
n. - Medicine, condition in which neck is permanently twisted and head held at an unusal angle.
adj. - twisted; capable of being twisted. tortility, n.
adj. - causing or committing tort.
adj. - slightly torose.
adj. - stern. torvity, n.
n. - timber tree, with reddish wood, of N.Z.; mahogany pine.
n. - animal or plant adopted as ancestor by savage tribe, and held in great veneration. totemic, adj. totemism, n.
adj. - 'touched' by opponent's rapier in fencing; hit; defeated in argument.
n. - whirlwind; any whirling object.
n. - kind of black, blue, red and green silicate cut as gem.
n. - device to stop bleeding, as a bandage twisted tight by a stick, etc.
n. - grace; poise; expressive phrase.
n. - blood poisoning due to toxins in blood.
n. - toxin treated to reduce toxicity and used in immunisation.
n. - archery. toxophilite, n. person fond of toxophily. toxophilous, adj.
adj. - constructed of horizontal beams. trabeation, adj.
n. - (pl. -lae ) small bar, rod, etc. trabecular, adj. trabeculate, adj. crossbarred.
n. - chronic form of conjunctivitis. trachomatous, adj.
adj. - rough-fruited. trachyglossate, adj. rough-tongued. trachyphonia, n. roughness of voice. trachyspermous, adj. rough-seeded.
adj. - ductile. tractility, n.
adj. - pulling.
v. - slander. traduction, traducement, n.
n. - kind of bright-hued Asiatic pheasant.
n. - (pl. -gi ) prominence in front of opening of ear.
n. - metaphor. tralatitious, adj. metaphorical; handed down from father to son.
adv. - metaphorically; figuratively
n. - net to catch fish, birds, etc.; shackle on horse's leg; check; obstacle; instrument for drawing ellipses; v.t. restrain; hamper.
adj. - (from) across the mountains; transalpine.
adj. - on the other (i.e. the north) side of the Alps; crossing the Alps.
adj. - pervious to heat. transcalescent, adj. transcalency, n.
n. - electronic device transmitting received energy in a different form.
v. - cut across; n. cross section. transection, n.
adj. - flowing across. transflux, n.
n. - perforation.
adj. - which has had a foreign gene added to it.
v. - move (cattle) to summer pastures or winter quarters. transhumance, n.
adj. - passing abruptly from one state to another. transilience, n.
v. - pass light through, especially through body for medical examination..
n. - ship's document for customs declaration, showing cargo, etc.
adj. - beyond the moon; spiritual; unearthly.
adj. - across or beyond the sea.
v. -i. pass from one body or place into another; transfer. transmigration, n. transmigrative, adj.
adj. - on the other (i.e. the north) side of the river Po.
adj. - easily seen through or understood. transpicuity, n.
adj. - on the other (i.e. the south) side of the bridges over the Thames; pertaining to or like the lurid melodrama played in theatres there in the 19th century.
adj. - on the other (i.e. the east) side of the river Rhine; German.
v. - transmute. transubstantiation, n.; Theology, conversion of Communion bread and wine into body and blood of Christ.
v. - to pass or ooze through or out, as sweat through pores
adj. - transferred; metaphorical.
adj. - denoting any chemical element having atomic number beyond uranium (92), not occuring in nature but artificially produced by bombardment of atoms.
v. - translate word for word. transverbation, n.
v. - pierce. transverberation, n.
v. - disguise; wear clothes of another, especially of other sex. transvestism, n. transvestite, n. & a.
n. - flying higher than normal.
n. - (pl. -ia) quadrilateral with two parallel sides; any irregular quadrilateral; American, trapezoid. trapezial, trapeziform, adj. trapezoid, n. quadrilateral with no sides parallel; American, trapezium.
n. - stammering.
n. - scientific description of wounds.
n. - crossbeam; space between crossbeams. travated, adj.
n. - thirteenth century. trecentist, n. writer or artist of that period.
n. - device measuring distance travelled by a vehicle.
adj. - made of wood. treenware, n. cups, dishes etc. made of wood.
n. - clover, or other plants with leaf divided into three lobes; architectural ornament of that shape.
n. - a juggling magician
n. - kind of parasitic flatworm.
adj. - sharp; cutting.
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n. - 'thirty and forty'; gambling card game with betting on red and black.
n. - surgical saw for incision into skull; v.t. use trephine on; decoy; swindle. trepanation, n.
n. - sea cucumber.
n. - form of trepan; v.t. use trephine on. trephination, n.
n. - grandfather's grandfather
v. -i. quiver. tressilation, n.
adj. - triangular.
n. - triumvir. triarchy, n.
n. - homosexual woman. tribadism, n.
n. - scientific study of friction and lubrication.
adj. - yielding prickly fruit.
adj. - pertaining to or consisting of thirty; lasting thirty days.
adj. - having three heads. tricephalus, n. (pl. - li ) such monster.
n. - ingrowing eyelashes.
n. - disease due to eating pork infested with certain kind of nematode worms. trichinize, v. infest with such worms. trichinotic, trichinous, adj.
n. - division into three parts or categories. trichotomic, trichotomous, adj.
adj. - pertaining to or in three colors; having normal color vision. trichromatism, n. use of the three primary colors for color reproduction; normal color vision.
adj. - pertaining to triceps; tricephalous.
adj. - having three unequal axes meeting at oblique angles.
adj. - having three corners or horns. tricorne, n. three-cornered hat.
n. - silk, rayon, nylon or woollen fabric resembling knitting. tricotine, n. double-twilled worsted fabric.
adj. - having three fingers or toes. tridentate, adj. having three teeth. tridigitate, adj. tridactyl.
adj. - lasting three days; happening every three days.
adj. - happening every three years; lasting three years; n. such plant; third anniversary.
adj.,n. - (festival) occuring each third year (i.e. in alternate years).
adj. - facing three ways.
adj. - divided into three parts.
n. - gallery over nave and choir. triforial, adj.
adj. - divide into three forks; a. so dividing. trifurcation, n.
n. - state of being married to three living spouses. trigamist, n. trigamous, adj.
adj. - pertaining to pair of nerves from cranium to jaw. trigeminous, adj. (one of) three born together; threefold.
adj. - belonging to three kinds or genera; having three genders.
adj.,n. - (book) in three languages.
n. - architectural ornament of tablet bearing two V-shaped channels. triglyphal, triglyphic, adj.
adj. - pertaining to or having three angles.
adj. - having triangular cross-section.
n. - figure of three lines; inscription of three letters. trigrammatic, adj.
n. - three letters having one sound, as eau. trigraphic a.
n. - solid figure of three planes. trihedral, adj.
adj. - happening every three hours.
adj. - with three pairs of leaflets.
adj. - having three lips. trilaminar, adj. having three layers.
adj. - three-sided (figure).
n. - dilemma-like position offering three choices.
adj. - pertaining to, having or bounded by three lines.
adj. - pertaining to, in or speaking three languages.
adj.,n. - (word) of three letters.
n. - ancient monument of two upright stones bearing one transverse stone.
adj. - having three cells. triloculate, adj.
adj. - bearing three spots.
adj. - happening every three months.
adj. - having its parts in threes.
n. - verse-line of three feet. trimetric, adj.
n. - substance crystallising into three forms. trimorphism, n. trimorphous, adj.
n. - triplet. trinal, trine, adj. threefold. trinary, n. group of three.
adj. - pertaining to sandpipers.
adj. - lasting three nights.
adj. - pertaining to or using three names; having name of three terms; pertaining to such scientific nomenclature; n. mathematical expression of three terms joined by + or - trinominal, adj.
adj. - having male, female and hermaphrodite flowers on different plants. trioecism, n.
n. - eight-lined poem, with repetition of first line as fourth and seventh, and of second line as eighth; and with first, third, fourth, fifth and seventh lines, and second, sixth and eighth lines, rhyming.
n. - woman who has had three childbirths.
adj. - in three parts; between three parties or States. tripartient, adj. dividing into three parts. tripartition, n.
adj. - having three feet.
adj. - equipped to operate from land or water and in the air; triphibous. triphibious, adj. involving land, sea and air forces.
n. - three vowel sounds pronounced as one.
adj. - three-leaved.
n. - hemiplegia with paralysis of a part on the other side.
n. - triple vision.
n. - shampoo or massage
adj.,n. - Grammar, (noun) with three cases only.
n. - painting in three parts, especially altar piece with one central and two hinged side panels.
n. - triangular-shaped pattern, object, etc. triquetral, triquetric, triquetrous, adj.
n. - ancient galley with three banks of oars.
n. - pattern of three curved branches, especially of three bent legs as badge of Isle of Man.
n. - lockjaw. trismic, adj.
adj. - three-spiked.
adj. - 'sad'. tristesse, n. sadness.
n. - stanza of three lines. tristichic, adj. tristichous, adj. in three rows.
n. - mournful manner of speech. tristisonous, adj. mournful-sounding.
adj. - with three ridges, forks or furrows.
n. - word of three syllables. trysyllabic, adj.
n. - inability to distinguish properly between blue and yellow. tritanope, n. sufferer from this.
n. - belief that members of Trinity are three separate gods. tritheist, n.
n. - trite remark.
adj. - like wheat.
n. - isotope of hydrogen of mass number 3.
n. - positively charged atomic particle consisting of a proton and two neutrons, equivalent to the nucleus of an atom of tritium.
v. - to rub, grind, or otherwise crush into fine particles; pulverize; comminute
n. - (pl. -viri ) member of triumvirate. triumvirate, n. ruling body of three men.
adj. - three in one. triunity, n.
adj. - bearing three linear markings.
n. - circular lozenge, especially for throat affection.
adj. - rotary; able to turn. trochilics, n. study of rotary motion.
n. - pulley-like structure of shoulder, thigh, or orbit of eye. trochleiform, trochlear, trochleariform, trochleate, adj. like a pulley.
adj. - having abnormally round head. trochocephalia, trochocephalus, trochocephaly, n. such condition.
phr. - 'deceives the eye'; n. type of painting exactly imitating reality, and of interior decoration producing an illusion of space, height, length, etc.
n. - 'alms-box'; system of pooling tips among waiters.
n. - figure of speech; heading; Music, interpolation into a plainsong setting of the Mass.
adj. - pertaining to nutrition. trophesy, n. disease due to fault in such nerves. trophism, n. nutrition. trophogenic, adj. due to differences in food. trophopathy, n. disorder of nutritional processes. trophoplasm, n. nutritive substance of cell. trophotropism, n. growth direction by nutritional factors.
n. - movement of an organism, especially direction of growth of plant, in response to a stimulus; innate inclination. tropismatic, tropistic, adj.
n. - figurative style of writing; interpretation of Bible stressing figurative nature of language. tropological, adj.
n. - instrument measuring rotation.
n. - level where troposphere ends and stratosphere begins.
adj. - flourishing in seasonal extremes of climate. tropophyte, n. such plant.
n. - trinitrotoluene.
n. - lucky find; ingenious idea.
n. - slaughter.
n. - (pl. -eaux) pier glass; pillar supporting tympanum of doorway.
n. - one of a pair of projecting pivots.
adj. - pertaining to or like trout.
n. - kind of nut-like fruit, as walnut.
n. - pancreatic enzyme digesting protein. tryptic, adj.
n. - treatise on tea.
n. - small knob or outgrowth; small tuber; Medicine, small diseased nodule, especially of tuberculosis. tubercular, adj. pertaining to tubercles or tuberculosis. tuberculation, n. formation of tubercles. tuberculin, n. culture of products of tubercular bacilli used as test for tuberculosis. tuberculous, adj.
v. -i. blow a trumpet. tubicination, n.
adj. - spinning a tubular web; living in a self-constructed tube.
adj. - hollow-horned. tubifacient, adj. constructing a tube. tubifex, n. freshwater tubicolous worm used as bait. tubiform, adj. tube-like. tubinarial, adj. with tubular nostrils. tubiparous a. secreting matter used in making tube.
n. - tubular opening.
n. - flourish on trumpet.
n. - fibre-yielding Brazilian palm.
n. - use of second person (thou, you); philosophical theory stressing existence of a second, or other, self.
n. - farm-cart, especially as used to carry condemned persons to the guillotine in French revolution.
adj. - swollen; bombastic. tumidity, n. tumefacient, adj. producing swelling. tumefy, v. swell. tumescent, adj. somewhat tumid.
n. - (pl. -li ) mound over ancient grave; barrow. tumular, adj. tumulose, adj. having many small mounds.
n. - one of a class of marine animals, including ascidians; a. covered with layers.
n. - ram; head of pile-driver, steam-hammer, v. mate with.
n. - kind of flatworm.
adj. - muddy; not clear. turbidity, n.
adj. - spirally rolled; like a spinning-top in shape; v.t. spin; whirl. turbinal, adj. turbination, n.
n. - depravity.
adj. - turret-like. turricular, turriculate a. turriferous, adj. bearing towers.
n. - a two-edged axe
n. - theory that chance plays an active role in the universe, especially such theory of evolution.
n. - (pl. -na ) ear-drum; Archtitecture, triangular face of pediment; space within arch. tympanal, tympanic, adj. tympani, n.pl. (sing. -no) timpani. tympaniform, adj. like a tympanum. tympanist, n. timpanist. tympanites, n. distention of abdomen by flatulence. tympanitis n. inflammation of the tympanum. tympany, n. inflation; turgidity.
n. - inflammation of caecum; archaic, appendicitis.
n. - study of blindness. typhlosis, n. blindness.
n. - art of printing; style and layout of printed matter. typographer, n. typographic(al), adj.
n. - study of types; theological doctrine of symbolization of New Testament events in the Old Testament. typologist, n.
n. - theory concerning rappings by spirits. typtological, adj. typtologist, n.
n. - killing or killer of tyrant.
n. - vomiting of curd-like matter.
n. - (pl. -mata ) cheese-like matter. tyromatous, adj.
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