10 letter words ending in ment

Abjurement (n.) Renunciation.

Aborsement (n.) Abortment; abortion.

Abridgment (n.) The act of abridging, or the state of being abridged; diminution; lessening; reduction or deprivation; as, an abridgment of pleasures or of expenses.

Abridgment (n.) An epitome or compend, as of a book; a shortened or abridged form; an abbreviation.

Abridgment (n.) That which abridges or cuts short; hence, an entertainment that makes the time pass quickly.

Absentment (n.) The state of being absent; withdrawal.

Accordment (v.) Agreement; reconcilement.

Accusement (n.) Accusation.

Acquitment (n.) Acquittal.

Additament (n.) An addition, or a thing added.

Adjudgment (n.) The act of adjudging; judicial decision; adjudication.

Adjustment (n.) The act of adjusting, or condition of being adjusted; act of bringing into proper relations; regulation.

Adjustment (n.) Settlement of claims; an equitable arrangement of conflicting claims, as in set-off, contribution, exoneration, subrogation, and marshaling.

Adjustment (n.) The operation of bringing all the parts of an instrument, as a microscope or telescope, into their proper relative position for use; the condition of being thus adjusted; as, to get a good adjustment; to be in or out of adjustment.

Advisement (n.) Counsel; advice; information.

Advisement (n.) Consideration; deliberation; consultation.

Affeerment (n.) The act of affeering.

Affordment (n.) Anything given as a help; bestowal.

Affrayment (n.) Affray.

Agroupment (n.) See Aggroupment.

Allegement (n.) Allegation.

Allignment (n.) See Alignment.

Allurement (n.) The act alluring; temptation; enticement.

Allurement (n.) That which allures; any real or apparent good held forth, or operating, as a motive to action; as, the allurements of pleasure, or of honor.

Ambushment (v. t.) An ambush.

Anointment (n.) The act of anointing, or state of being anointed; also, an ointment.

Appallment (n.) Depression occasioned by terror; dismay.

Applotment (n.) Apportionment.

Arrestment (n.) The arrest of a person, or the seizure of his effects; esp., a process by which money or movables in the possession of a third party are attached.

Arrestment (n.) A stoppage or check.

Aspirement (n.) Aspiration.

Assailment (n.) The act or power of assailing; attack; assault.

Assentment (n.) Assent; agreement.

Assessment (n.) The act of assessing; the act of determining an amount to be paid; as, an assessment of damages, or of taxes; an assessment of the members of a club.

Assessment (n.) A valuation of property or profits of business, for the purpose of taxation; such valuation and an adjudging of the proper sum to be levied on the property; as, an assessment of property or an assessment on property.

Assessment (n.) The specific sum levied or assessed.

Assessment (n.) An apportionment of a subscription for stock into successive installments; also, one of these installments (in England termed a "call").

Assignment (n.) An allotting or an appointment to a particular person or use; or for a particular time, as of a cause or causes in court.

Assignment (n.) A transfer of title or interest by writing, as of lease, bond, note, or bill of exchange; a transfer of the whole of some particular estate or interest in lands.

Assignment (n.) The writing by which an interest is transferred.

Assignment (n.) The transfer of the property of a bankrupt to certain persons called assignees, in whom it is vested for the benefit of creditors.

Assithment (n.) See Assythment.

Assoilment (n.) Act of assoiling, or state of being assoiled; absolution; acquittal.

Assoilment (n.) A soiling; defilement.

Assortment (n.) Act of assorting, or distributing into sorts, kinds, or classes.

Assortment (n.) A collection or quantity of things distributed into kinds or sorts; a number of things assorted.

Assortment (n.) A collection containing a variety of sorts or kinds adapted to various wants, demands, or purposes; as, an assortment of goods.

Assythment (n.) Indemnification for injury; satisfaction.

Attachment (n.) The act attaching, or state of being attached; close adherence or affection; fidelity; regard; an/ passion of affection that binds a person; as, an attachment to a friend, or to a party.

Attachment (n.) That by which one thing is attached to another; connection; as, to cut the attachments of a muscle.

Attachment (n.) Something attached; some adjunct attached to an instrument, machine, or other object; as, a sewing machine attachment (i. e., a device attached to a sewing machine to enable it to do special work, as tucking, etc.).

Attachment (n.) A seizure or taking into custody by virtue of a legal process.

Attachment (n.) The writ or percept commanding such seizure or taking.

Attainment (n.) The act of attaining; the act of arriving at or reaching; hence, the act of obtaining by efforts.

Attainment (n.) That which is attained to, or obtained by exertion; acquirement; acquisition; (pl.), mental acquirements; knowledge; as, literary and scientific attainments.

Attendment (n.) An attendant circumstance.

Attirement (n.) Attire; adornment.

Attornment (n.) The act of a feudatory, vassal, or tenant, by which he consents, upon the alienation of an estate, to receive a new lord or superior, and transfers to him his homage and service; the agreement of a tenant to acknowledge the purchaser of the estate as his landlord.

Avengement (n.) The inflicting of retributive punishment; satisfaction taken.

Avertiment (n.) Advertisement.

Avouchment (n.) The act of avouching; positive declaration.

Awakenment (n.) An awakening.

Babblement (n.) Babble.

Bafflement (n.) The process or act of baffling, or of being baffled; frustration; check.

Banishment (n.) The act of banishing, or the state of being banished.

Battlement (n.) One of the solid upright parts of a parapet in ancient fortifications.

Battlement (n.) pl. The whole parapet, consisting of alternate solids and open spaces. At first purely a military feature, afterwards copied on a smaller scale with decorative features, as for churches.

Benumbment (n.) Act of benumbing, or state of being benumbed; torpor.

Bestowment (n.) The act of giving or bestowing; a conferring or bestowal.

Bestowment (n.) That which is given or bestowed.

Betrayment (n.) Betrayal.

Betterment (n.) A making better; amendment; improvement.

Betterment (n.) An improvement of an estate which renders it better than mere repairing would do; -- generally used in the plural.

Bewailment (n.) The act of bewailing.

Bewrayment (n.) Betrayal.

Bickerment (n.) Contention.

Blazonment (n.) The act of blazoning; blazoning; emblazonment.

Cajolement (n.) The act of cajoling; the state of being cajoled; cajolery.

Cantonment (n.) A town or village, or part of a town or village, assigned to a body of troops for quarters; temporary shelter or place of rest for an army; quarters.

Chatoyment (n.) Changeableness of color, as in a mineral; play of colors.

Coadjument (n.) Mutual help; cooperation.

Commitment (n.) The act of committing, or putting in charge, keeping, or trust; consignment; esp., the act of committing to prison.

Commitment (n.) A warrant or order for the imprisonment of a person; -- more frequently termed a mittimus.

Commitment (n.) The act of referring or intrusting to a committee for consideration and report; as, the commitment of a petition or a bill.

Commitment (n.) A doing, or perpetration, in a bad sense, as of a crime or blunder; commission.

Commitment (n.) The act of pledging or engaging; the act of exposing, endangering, or compromising; also, the state of being pledged or engaged.

Complement (v. t.) That which fills up or completes; the quantity or number required to fill a thing or make it complete.

Complement (v. t.) That which is required to supply a deficiency, or to complete a symmetrical whole.

Complement (v. t.) Full quantity, number, or amount; a complete set; completeness.

Complement (v. t.) A second quantity added to a given quantity to make it equal to a third given quantity.

Complement (v. t.) Something added for ornamentation; an accessory.

Complement (v. t.) The whole working force of a vessel.

Complement (v. t.) The interval wanting to complete the octave; -- the fourth is the complement of the fifth, the sixth of the third.

Complement (v. t.) A compliment.

Complement (v. t.) To supply a lack; to supplement.

Complement (v. t.) To compliment.

Compliment (n.) An expression, by word or act, of approbation, regard, confidence, civility, or admiration; a flattering speech or attention; a ceremonious greeting; as, to send one's compliments to a friend.

Compliment (v. t.) To praise, flatter, or gratify, by expressions of approbation, respect, or congratulation; to make or pay a compliment to.

Compliment (v. i.) To pass compliments; to use conventional expressions of respect.

Concrement (n.) A growing together; the collection or mass formed by concretion, or natural union.

Copartment (n.) A compartment.

Couplement (n.) Union; combination; a coupling; a pair.

Crassament (a.) Alt. of Crassamentum

Crassiment (n.) See Crassament.

Dazzlement (n.) Dazzling flash, glare, or burst of light.

Debasement (n.) The act of debasing or the state of being debased.

Debatement (n.) Controversy; deliberation; debate.

Deboshment (n.) Debauchment.

Decampment (n.) Departure from a camp; a marching off.

Decidement (n.) Means of forming a decision.

Decorament (v. t.) Ornament.

Decorement (n.) Ornament.

Deducement (n.) Inference; deduction; thing deduced.

Defacement (n.) The act of defacing, or the condition of being defaced; injury to the surface or exterior; obliteration.

Defacement (n.) That which mars or disfigures.

Defilement (n.) The protection of the interior walls of a fortification from an enfilading fire, as by covering them, or by a high parapet on the exposed side.

Defilement (n.) The act of defiling, or state of being defiled, whether physically or morally; pollution; foulness; dirtiness; uncleanness.

Definement (n.) The act of defining; definition; description.

Defrayment (n.) Payment of charges.

Delirament (n.) A wandering of the mind; a crazy fancy.

Denotement (n.) Sign; indication.

Denouement (n.) The unraveling or discovery of a plot; the catastrophe, especially of a drama or a romance.

Denouement (n.) The solution of a mystery; issue; outcome.

Department (v. i.) Act of departing; departure.

Department (v. i.) A part, portion, or subdivision.

Department (v. i.) A distinct course of life, action, study, or the like; appointed sphere or walk; province.

Department (v. i.) Subdivision of business or official duty; especially, one of the principal divisions of executive government; as, the treasury department; the war department; also, in a university, one of the divisions of instruction; as, the medical department; the department of physics.

Department (v. i.) A territorial division; a district; esp., in France, one of the districts composed of several arrondissements into which the country is divided for governmental purposes; as, the Department of the Loire.

Department (v. i.) A military subdivision of a country; as, the Department of the Potomac.

Deployment (n.) The act of deploying; a spreading out of a body of men in order to extend their front.

Deportment (n.) Manner of deporting or demeaning one's self; manner of acting; conduct; carriage; especially, manner of acting with respect to the courtesies and duties of life; behavior; demeanor; bearing.

Derainment (n.) The act of deraigning.

Derainment (n.) The renunciation of religious or monastic vows.

Derailment (n.) The act of going off, or the state of being off, the rails of a railroad.

Derivement (n.) That which is derived; deduction; inference.

Designment (n.) De

Designment (n.) Design; purpose; scheme.

Detachment (n.) The act of detaching or separating, or the state of being detached.

Detachment (n.) That which is detached; especially, a body of troops or part of a fleet sent from the main body on special service.

Detachment (n.) Abstraction from worldly objects; renunciation.

Detainment (n.) Detention.

Devotement (n.) The state of being devoted, or set apart by a vow.

Diducement (n.) Diduction; separation into distinct parts.

Dimplement (n.) The state of being dimpled, or marked with gentle depressions.

Disaugment (v. t.) To diminish.

Disbarment (n.) Act of disbarring.

Disownment (n.) Act of disowning.

Divestment (n.) The act of divesting.

Divinement (n.) Divination.

Dreariment (n.) Dreariness.

Ecrasement (n.) The operation performed with an ecraseur.

Effacement (n.) The act if effacing; also, the result of the act.

Eliquament (n.) A liquid obtained from fat, or fat fish, by pressure.

Eloignment (n.) Removal to a distance; withdrawal.

Embalmment (n.) The act of embalming.

Embankment (n.) The act of surrounding or defending with a bank.

Embankment (n.) A structure of earth, gravel, etc., raised to prevent water from overflowing a level tract of country, to retain water in a reservoir, or to carry a roadway, etc.

Embarkment (n.) Embarkation.

Embasement (v. t.) Act of bringing down; depravation; deterioration.

Embodiment (n.) The act of embodying; the state of being embodied.

Embodiment (n.) That which embodies or is embodied; representation in a physical body; a completely organized system, like the body; as, the embodiment of courage, or of courtesy; the embodiment of true piety.

Embossment (n.) The act of forming bosses or raised figures, or the state of being so formed.

Embossment (n.) A bosslike prominence; figure in relief; raised work; jut; protuberance; esp., a combination of raised surfaces having a decorative effect.

Embushment (n.) An ambush.

Empalement (n.) A fencing, inclosing, or fortifying with stakes.

Empalement (n.) A putting to death by thrusting a sharpened stake through the body.

Empalement (n.) Same as Impalement.

Employment (n.) The act of employing or using; also, the state of being employed.

Employment (n.) That which engages or occupies; that which consumes time or attention; office or post of business; service; as, agricultural employments; mechanical employments; public employments; in the employment of government.

Enablement (n.) The act of enabling, or the state of being enabled; ability.

Enamorment (n.) The state of being enamored.

Encampment (n.) The act of pitching tents or forming huts, as by an army or traveling company, for temporary lodging or rest.

Encampment (n.) The place where an army or a company is encamped; a camp; tents pitched or huts erected for temporary lodgings.

Encasement (n.) The act of encasing; also, that which encases.

Encasement (n.) An old theory of generation similar to embo/tement. See Ovulist.

Encashment (n.) The payment in cash of a note, draft, etc.

Encystment (n.) A process which, among some of the lower forms of life, precedes reproduction by budding, fission, spore formation, etc.

Encystment (n.) A process by which many internal parasites, esp. in their larval states, become inclosed within a cyst in the muscles, liver, etc. See Trichina.

Endearment (n.) The act of endearing or the state of being endeared; also, that which manifests, excites, or increases, affection.

Endictment (n.) See Indictment.

Endurement (n.) Endurance.

Enfoldment (n.) The act of infolding. See Infoldment.

Engagement (n.) The act of engaging, pledging, enlisting, occupying, or entering into contest.

Engagement (n.) The state of being engaged, pledged or occupied; specif., a pledge to take some one as husband or wife.

Engagement (n.) That which engages; engrossing occupation; employment of the attention; obligation by pledge, promise, or contract; an enterprise embarked in; as, his engagements prevented his acceptance of any office.

Engagement (n.) An action; a fight; a battle.

Engagement (n.) The state of being in gear; as, one part of a clutch is brought into engagement with the other part.

Engulfment (n.) A swallowing up as if in a gulf.

Enjoinment (n.) Direction; command; authoritative admonition.

Enlacement (n.) The act of enlacing, or state of being enlaced; a surrounding as with a lace.

Enlistment (n.) The act or enlisting, or the state of being enlisted; voluntary enrollment to serve as a soldier or a sailor.

Enlistment (n.) The writing by which an enlisted man is bound.

Enragement (n.) Act of enraging or state of being enraged; excitement.

Enrichment (n.) The act of making rich, or that which enriches; increase of value by improvements, embellishment, etc.; decoration; embellishment.

Enrockment (n.) A mass of large stones thrown into water at random to form bases of piers, breakwaters, etc.

Enrollment (n.) The act of enrolling; registration.

Enrollment (n.) A writing in which anything is enrolled; a register; a record.

Entailment (n.) The act of entailing or of giving, as an estate, and directing the mode of descent.

Entailment (n.) The condition of being entailed.

Entailment (n.) A thing entailed.

Entassment (n.) A heap; accumulation.

Enticement (n.) The act or practice of alluring or tempting; as, the enticements of evil companions.

Enticement (n.) That which entices, or incites to evil; means of allurement; alluring object; as, an enticement to sin.

Entombment (n.) The act of entombing or burying, or state of being entombed; burial.

Enwrapment (n.) Act of enwrapping; a wrapping or an envelope.

Epaulement (n.) A side work, made of gabions, fascines, or bags, filled with earth, or of earth heaped up, to afford cover from the flanking fire of an enemy.

Escapement (n.) The act of escaping; escape.

Escapement (n.) Way of escape; vent.

Escapement (n.) The contrivance in a timepiece which connects the train of wheel work with the pendulum or balance, giving to the latter the impulse by which it is kept in vibration; -- so called because it allows a tooth to escape from a pallet at each vibration.

Escarpment (n.) A steep descent or declivity; steep face or edge of a ridge; ground about a fortified place, cut away nearly vertically to prevent hostile approach. See Scarp.

Eschewment (n.) The act of eschewing.

Evincement (n.) The act of evincing or proving, or the state of being evinced.

Evolvement (n.) The act of evolving, or the state of being evolved; evolution.

Excitement (n.) The act of exciting, or the state of being roused into action, or of having increased action; impulsion; agitation; as, an excitement of the people.

Excitement (n.) That which excites or rouses; that which moves, stirs, or induces action; a motive.

Excitement (n.) A state of aroused or increased vital activity in an organism, or any of its organs or tissues.

Excusement (n.) Excuse.

Exhalement (n.) Exhalation.

Expediment (n.) An expedient.

Experiment (n.) Experience.

Experiment (v. t.) To make experiment; to operate by test or trial; -- often with on, upon, or in, referring to the subject of an experiment; with, referring to the instrument; and by, referring to the means; as, to experiment upon electricity; he experimented in plowing with ponies, or by steam power.

Experiment (v. t.) To try; to know, perceive, or prove, by trial experience.

Famishment (n.) State of being famished.

Festerment (n.) A festering.

Fosterment (n.) Food; nourishment.

Frightment (n.) Fear; terror.

Government (n.) The act of governing; the exercise of authority; the administration of laws; control; direction; regulation; as, civil, church, or family government.

Government (n.) The mode of governing; the system of polity in a state; the established form of law.

Government (n.) The right or power of governing; authority.

Government (n.) The person or persons authorized to administer the laws; the ruling power; the administration.

Government (n.) The body politic governed by one authority; a state; as, the governments of Europe.

Government (n.) Management of the limbs or body.

Government (n.) The influence of a word in regard to construction, requiring that another word should be in a particular case.

Habiliment (n.) A garment; an article of clothing.

Habiliment (n.) Dress, in general.

Harassment (n.) The act of harassing, or state of being harassed; worry; annoyance; anxiety.

Imbankment (n.) The act of surrounding with a bank; a bank or mound raised for defense, a roadway, etc.; an embankment. See Embankment.

Imbruement (n.) The act of imbruing or state of being imbrued.

Immurement (n.) The act iif immuring, or the state of being immured; imprsonment.

Impackment (n.) The state of being closely surrounded, crowded, or pressed, as by ice.

Impairment (n.) The state of being impaired; injury.

Impalement (n.) The act of impaling, or the state of being impaled.

Impalement (n.) An inclosing by stakes or pales, or the space so inclosed.

Impalement (n.) That which hedges in; inclosure.

Impalement (n.) The division of a shield palewise, or by a vertical

Impartment (n.) The act of imparting, or that which is imparted, communicated, or disclosed.

Impediment (n.) That which impedes or hinders progress, motion, activity, or effect.

Impediment (v. t.) To impede.

Imposement (n.) Imposition.

Impugnment (n.) The act of impugning, or the state of being impugned.

Inablement (n.) See Enablement.

Incagement (n.) Confinement in, or as in, cage.

Incasement (n.) The act or process of inclosing with a case, or the state of being incased.

Incasement (n.) That which forms a case, covering, or inclosure.

Incitement (n.) The act of inciting.

Incitement (n.) That which incites the mind, or moves to action; motive; incentive; impulse.

Indebtment (n.) Indebtedness.

Indentment (n.) Indenture.

Indictment (n.) The act of indicting, or the state of being indicted.

Indictment (n.) The formal statement of an offense, as framed by the prosecuting authority of the State, and found by the grand jury.

Indictment (n.) An accusation in general; a formal accusation.

Inditement (n.) The act of inditing.

Inducement (n.) The act of inducing, or the state of being induced.

Inducement (n.) That which induces; a motive or consideration that leads one to action or induces one to act; as, reward is an inducement to toil.

Inducement (n.) Matter stated by way of explanatory preamble or introduction to the main allegations of a pleading; a leading to.

Infoldment (n.) The act of infolding; the state of being infolded.

Ingulfment (n.) The act of ingulfing, or the state of being ingulfed.

Insignment (n.) A token, mark, or explanation.

Instrument (n.) That by means of which any work is performed, or result is effected; a tool; a utensil; an implement; as, the instruments of a mechanic; astronomical instruments.

Instrument (n.) A contrivance or implement, by which musical sounds are produced; as, a musical instrument.

Instrument (n.) A writing, as the means of giving formal expression to some act; a writing expressive of some act, contract, process, as a deed, contract, writ, etc.

Instrument (n.) One who, or that which, is made a means, or is caused to serve a purpose; a medium, means, or agent.

Instrument (v. t.) To perform upon an instrument; to prepare for an instrument; as, a sonata instrumented for orchestra.

Insultment (n.) Insolent treatment; insult.

Integument (n.) That which naturally invests or covers another thing, as the testa or the tegmen of a seed; specifically (Anat.), a covering which invests the body, as the skin, or a membrane that invests a particular.

Intendment (n.) Charge; oversight.

Intendment (n.) Intention; design; purpose.

Intendment (n.) The true meaning, understanding, or intention of a law, or of any legal instrument.

Internment (n.) Confinement within narrow limits, -- as of foreign troops, to the interior of a country.

Intombment (n.) See Entombment.

Investment (n.) The act of investing, or the state of being invested.

Investment (n.) That with which anyone is invested; a vestment.

Investment (n.) The act of surrounding, blocking up, or besieging by an armed force, or the state of being so surrounded.

Investment (n.) The laying out of money in the purchase of some species of property; the amount of money invested, or that in which money is invested.

Invitement (n.) Invitation.

Jabberment (n.) Jabber.

Jostlement (n.) Crowding; hustling.

Jumblement (n.) Confused mixture.

Lavishment (n.) The act of lavishing.

Loculament (n.) The cell of a pericarp in which the seed is lodged.

Management (v.) The act or art of managing; the manner of treating, directing, carrying on, or using, for a purpose; conduct; administration; guidance; control; as, the management of a family or of a farm; the management of state affairs.

Management (v.) Business dealing; negotiation; arrangement.

Management (v.) Judicious use of means to accomplish an end; conduct directed by art or address; skillful treatment; cunning practice; -- often in a bad sense.

Management (v.) The collective body of those who manage or direct any enterprise or interest; the board of managers.

Manurement (n.) Cultivation.

Medicament (n.) Anything used for healing diseases or wounds; a medicine; a healing application.

Minglement (n.) The act of mingling, or the state of being mixed.

Minishment (n.) The act of diminishing, or the state of being diminished; diminution.

Misusement (n.) Misuse.

Monishment (n.) Admonition.

Murderment (n.) Murder.

Nonpayment (n.) Neglect or failure to pay.

Obligement (n.) Obligation.

Obtainment (n.) The act or process of obtaining; attainment.

Ordainment (n.) Ordination.

Palliament (n.) A dress; a robe.

Paludament (n.) See Paludamentum.

Parliament (n.) A parleying; a discussion; a conference.

Parliament (n.) A formal conference on public affairs; a general council; esp., an assembly of representatives of a nation or people having authority to make laws.

Parliament (n.) In France, before the Revolution of 1789, one of the several principal judicial courts.

Perishment (n.) The act of perishing.

Pesterment (n.) The act of pestering, or the state of being pestered; vexation; worry.

Polishment (n.) The act of polishing, or the state of being polished.

Praisement (n.) Appraisement.

Preachment (n.) A religious harangue; a sermon; -- used derogatively.

Preferment (n.) The act of choosing, or the state of being chosen; preference.

Preferment (n.) The act of preferring, or advancing in dignity or office; the state of being advanced; promotion.

Preferment (n.) A position or office of honor or profit; as, the preferments of the church.

Prepayment (n.) Payment in advance.

Prisonment (n.) Imprisonment.

Punishment (n.) The act of punishing.

Punishment (n.) Any pain, suffering, or loss inflicted on a person because of a crime or offense.

Punishment (n.) A penalty inflicted by a court of justice on a convicted offender as a just retribution, and incidentally for the purposes of reformation and prevention.

Puzzlement (n.) The state of being puzzled; perplexity.

Rabblement (n.) A tumultuous crowd of low people; a rabble.

Ravishment (n.) The act of carrying away by force or against consent; abduction; as, the ravishment of children from their parents, of a ward from his guardian, or of a wife from her husband.

Ravishment (n.) The state of being ravished; rapture; transport of delight; ecstasy.

Ravishment (n.) The act of ravishing a woman; rape.

Reargument (n.) An arguing over again, as of a motion made in court.

Rebatement (n.) Same as 3d Rebate.

Recallment (n.) Recall.

Recoilment (n.) Recoil.

Recoupment (n.) The act of recouping.

Reculement (n.) Recoil.

Reducement (n.) Reduction.

Re-ferment (v. t. & i.) To ferment, or cause to ferment, again.

Refinement (n.) The act of refining, or the state of being refined; as, the refinement or metals; refinement of ideas.

Refinement (n.) That which is refined, elaborated, or polished to excess; an affected subtilty; as, refinements of logic.

Refundment (n.) The act of refunding; also, that which is refunded.

Regalement (n.) The act of regaling; anything which regales; refreshment; entertainment.

Reiglement (n.) Rule; regulation.

Rejectment (n.) Act of rejecting; matter rejected, or thrown away.

Relentment (n.) The act or process of relenting; the state of having relented.

Remandment (n.) A remand.

Repairment (n.) Act of repairing.

Repealment (n.) Recall, as from banishment.

Resentment (n.) The act of resenting.

Resentment (n.) The state of holding something in the mind as a subject of contemplation, or of being inc

Resentment (n.) In a good sense, satisfaction; gratitude.

Resentment (n.) In a bad sense, strong displeasure; anger; hostility provoked by a wrong or injury experienced.

Reshipment (n.) The act of reshipping; also, that which is reshippped.

Resignment (n.) The act of resigning.

Retailment (n.) The act of retailing.

Retainment (n.) The act of retaining; retention.

Retardment (n.) The act of retarding; retardation.

Retirement (n.) The act of retiring, or the state of being retired; withdrawal; seclusion; as, the retirement of an officer.

Retirement (n.) A place of seclusion or privacy; a place to which one withdraws or retreats; a private abode.

Revealment (n.) Act of revealing.

Revilement (n.) The act of reviling; also, contemptuous language; reproach; abuse.

Revivement (n.) Revival.

Revokement (n.) Revocation.

Rufflement (n.) The act of ruffling.

Scarcement (n.) An offset where a wall or bank of earth, etc., retreats, leaving a shelf or footing.

Secernment (n.) The act or process of secreting.

Securement (n.) The act of securing; protection.

Seducement (n.) The act of seducing.

Seducement (n.) The means employed to seduce, as flattery, promises, deception, etc.; arts of enticing or corrupting.

Settlement (n.) The act of setting, or the state of being settled.

Settlement (n.) Establishment in life, in business, condition, etc.; ordination or installation as pastor.

Settlement (n.) The act of peopling, or state of being peopled; act of planting, as a colony; colonization; occupation by settlers; as, the settlement of a new country.

Settlement (n.) The act or process of adjusting or determining; composure of doubts or differences; pacification; liquidation of accounts; arrangement; adjustment; as, settlement of a controversy, of accounts, etc.

Settlement (n.) Bestowal, or giving possession, under legal sanction; the act of giving or conferring anything in a formal and permanent manner.

Settlement (n.) A disposition of property for the benefit of some person or persons, usually through the medium of trustees, and for the benefit of a wife, children, or other relatives; jointure granted to a wife, or the act of granting it.

Settlement (n.) That which settles, or is settled, established, or fixed.

Settlement (n.) Matter that subsides; settlings; sediment; lees; dregs.

Settlement (n.) A colony newly established; a place or region newly settled; as, settlement in the West.

Settlement (n.) That which is bestowed formally and permanently; the sum secured to a person; especially, a jointure made to a woman at her marriage; also, in the United States, a sum of money or other property formerly granted to a pastor in additional to his salary.

Settlement (n.) The gradual sinking of a building, whether by the yielding of the ground under the foundation, or by the compression of the joints or the material.

Settlement (n.) Fractures or dislocations caused by settlement.

Settlement (n.) A settled place of abode; residence; a right growing out of residence; legal residence or establishment of a person in a particular parish or town, which entitles him to maintenance if a pauper, and subjects the parish or town to his support.

Sifflement (n.) The act of whistling or hissing; a whistling sound; sibilation.

Signalment (n.) The act of signaling, or of signalizing; hence, description by peculiar, appropriate, or characteristic marks.

Solacement (n.) The act of solacing, or the state of being solaced; also, that which solaces.

Subduement (n.) Subdual.

Suffixment (n.) Suffixion.

Supplement (v. t.) That which supplies a deficiency, or meets a want; a store; a supply.

Supplement (v. t.) That which fills up, completes, or makes an addition to, something already organized, arranged, or set apart; specifically, a part added to, or issued as a continuation of, a book or paper, to make good its deficiencies or correct its errors.

Supplement (v. t.) The number of degrees which, if added to a specified arc, make it 180!; the quantity by which an arc or an angle falls short of 180 degrees, or an arc falls short of a semicircle.

Supplement (v. t.) To fill up or supply by addition; to add something to.

Supplyment (n.) A supplying or furnishing; supply.

Tournament (n.) A mock fight, or warlike game, formerly in great favor, in which a number of combatants were engaged, as an exhibition of their address and bravery; hence, figuratively, a real battle.

Tournament (n.) Any contest of skill in which there are many contestents for championship; as, a chess tournament.

Unfoldment (n.) The acct of unfolding, or the state of being unfolded.

Unruliment (n.) Unru

Unshipment (n.) The act of unshipping, or the state of being unshipped; displacement.

Vanishment (n.) A vanishing.

Verrayment (adv.) Verily; truly.





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Mark McCracken

Author: Mark McCracken is a corporate trainer and author living in Higashi Osaka, Japan. He is the author of thousands of online articles as well as the Business English textbook, "25 Business Skills in English".

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