12 letter words whose second letter is R

Araeosystyle (a. & n.) See Intercolumniation.

Arbitrarious (a.) Arbitrary; despotic.

Arbor Dianae () A precipitation of silver, in a beautiful arborescent form.

Arborescence (n.) The state of being arborescent; the resemblance to a tree in minerals, or crystallizations, or groups of crystals in that form; as, the arborescence produced by precipitating silver.

Arborization (n.) The appearance or figure of a tree or plant, as in minerals or fossils; a dendrite.

Archaeologic () Alt. of Archaeological

Archdeaconry (n.) The district, office, or residence of an archdeacon. See Benefice.

Archetypally (adv.) With reference to the archetype; originally. "Parts archetypally distinct."

Archetypical (a.) Relating to an archetype; archetypal.

Archilochian (a.) Of or pertaining to the satiric Greek poet Archilochus; as, Archilochian meter.

Archipelagic (a.) Of or pertaining to an archipelago.

Architective (a.) Used in building; proper for building.

Architecture (n.) The art or science of building; especially, the art of building houses, churches, bridges, and other structures, for the purposes of civil life; -- often called civil architecture.

Architecture (n.) Construction, in a more general sense; frame or structure; workmanship.

Architeuthis (n.) A genus of gigantic cephalopods, allied to the squids, found esp. in the North Atlantic and about New Zealand.

Arcubalister (n.) A crossbowman; one who used the arcubalist.

Areometrical (a.) Pertaining to, or measured by, an areometer.

Argillaceous (a.) Of the nature of clay; consisting of, or containing, argil or clay; clayey.

Argumentable (a.) Admitting of argument.

Aristarchian (a.) Severely critical.

Aristocratic (a.) Alt. of Aristocratical

Aristophanic (a.) Of or pertaining to Aristophanes, the Athenian comic poet.

Aristotelian (a.) Of or pertaining to Aristotle, the famous Greek philosopher (384-322 b. c.).

Aristotelian (n.) A follower of Aristotle; a Peripatetic. See Peripatetic.

Arithmetical (a.) Of or pertaining to arithmetic; according to the rules or method of arithmetic.

Arithmomancy (n.) Arithmancy.

Arithmometer (n.) A calculating machine.

Armor-bearer (n.) One who carries the armor or arms of another; an armiger.

Armor-plated (a.) Covered with defensive plates of metal, as a ship of war; steel-clad.

Arrenotokous (a.) Producing males from unfertilized eggs, as certain wasps and bees.

Arreptitious (a.) Snatched away; seized or possessed, as a demoniac; raving; mad; crack-brained.

Arrhaphostic (a.) Seamless.

Arrogantness (n.) Arrogance.

Arsenicating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Arsenicate

Arseniferous (a.) Containing or producing arsenic.

Arseniureted (a.) Combined with arsenic; -- said some elementary substances or radicals; as, arseniureted hydrogen.

Arsenopyrite (n.) A mineral of a tin-white color and metallic luster, containing arsenic, sulphur, and iron; -- also called arsenical pyrites and mispickel.

Arterialized (imp. & p. p.) of Arterialize

Arthrogastra (n. pl.) A division of the Arachnida, having the abdomen annulated, including the scorpions, harvestmen, etc.; pedipalpi.

Arthrography (n.) The description of joints.

Arthropleura (n.) The side or limb-bearing portion of an arthromere.

Arthropomata (n. pl.) One of the orders of Branchiopoda. See Branchiopoda.

Arthrostraca (n. pl.) One of the larger divisions of Crustacea, so called because the thorax and abdomen are both segmented; Tetradecapoda. It includes the Amphipoda and Isopoda.

Articulating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Articulate

Articulately (adv.) After the manner, or in the form, of a joint.

Articulately (adv.) Article by article; in distinct particulars; in detail; definitely.

Articulately (adv.) With distinct utterance of the separate sounds.

Articulation (n.) A joint or juncture between bones in the skeleton.

Articulation (n.) The connection of the parts of a plant by joints, as in pods.

Articulation (n.) One of the nodes or joints, as in cane and maize.

Articulation (n.) One of the parts intercepted between the joints; also, a subdivision into parts at regular or irregular intervals as a result of serial intermission in growth, as in the cane, grasses, etc.

Articulation (n.) The act of putting together with a joint or joints; any meeting of parts in a joint.

Articulation (n.) The state of being jointed; connection of parts.

Articulation (n.) The utterance of the elementary sounds of a language by the appropriate movements of the organs, as in pronunciation; as, a distinct articulation.

Articulation (n.) A sound made by the vocal organs; an articulate utterance or an elementary sound, esp. a consonant.

Articulative (a.) Of or pertaining to articulation.

Artificially (adv.) In an artificial manner; by art, or skill and contrivance, not by nature.

Artificially (adv.) Ingeniously; skillfully.

Artificially (adv.) Craftily; artfully.

Artilleryman (n.) A man who manages, or assists in managing, a large gun in firing.

Artiodactyla (n. pl.) One of the divisions of the ungulate animals. The functional toes of the hind foot are even in number, and the third digit of each foot (corresponding to the middle finger in man) is asymmetrical and paired with the fourth digit, as in the hog, the sheep, and the ox; -- opposed to Perissodactyla.

Artiodactyle (n.) One of the Artiodactyla.

Artocarpeous (a.) Alt. of Artocarpous

Arundiferous (a.) Producing reeds or canes.

Brachiolaria (n. pl.) A peculiar early larval stage of certain starfishes, having a bilateral structure, and swimming by means of bands of vibrating cilia.

Brachygraphy (n.) Stenography.

Brachypteres (n.pl.) A group of birds, including auks, divers, and penguins.

Brachytypous (a.) Of a short form.

Brackishness (n.) The quality or state of being brackish, or somewhat salt.

Brahmo-somaj (n.) A modern reforming theistic sect among the Hindoos.

Bramah press () A hydrostatic press of immense power, invented by Joseph Bramah of London. See under Hydrostatic.

Bramble bush () The bramble, or a collection of brambles growing together.

Branchiopoda (n. pl.) An order of Entomostraca; -- so named from the feet of branchiopods having been supposed to perform the function of gills. It includes the fresh-water genera Branchipus, Apus, and Limnadia, and the genus Artemia found in salt lakes. It is also called Phyllopoda. See Phyllopoda, Cladocera. It is sometimes used in a broader sense.

Branch pilot () A pilot who has a branch or commission, as from Trinity House, England, for special navigation.

Breakfasting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Breakfast

Breastheight (n.) The interior slope of a fortification, against which the garrison lean in firing.

Breastplough (n.) A kind of plow, driven by the breast of the workman; -- used to cut or pare turf.

Breastsummer (n.) A summer or girder extending across a building flush with, and supporting, the upper part of a front or external wall; a long lintel; a girder; -- used principally above shop windows.

Breathlessly (adv.) In a breathless manner.

Breechloader (n.) A firearm which receives its load at the breech.

Breech screw () A strong iron or steel plug screwed into the breech of a musket or other firearm, to close the bottom of the bore.

Breech sight () A device attached to the breech of a firearm, to guide the eye, in conjunction with the front sight, in taking aim.

Brevipennate (a.) Short-winged; -- applied to birds which can not fly, owing to their short wings, as the ostrich, cassowary, and emu.

Brevirostral (a.) Alt. of Brevirostrate

Bridechamber (n.) The nuptial apartment.

Brittle star () Any species of ophiuran starfishes. See Ophiuroidea.

Broad Church () A portion of the Church of England, consisting of persons who claim to hold a position, in respect to doctrine and fellowship, intermediate between the High Church party and the Low Church, or evangelical, party. The term has been applied to other bodies of men holding liberal or comprehensive views of Christian doctrine and fellowship.

Broad-horned (a.) Having horns spreading widely.

Broad-leaved (a.) Alt. of Broad-leafed

Broad-leafed (a.) Having broad, or relatively broad, leaves.

Bronchophony (n.) A modification of the voice sounds, by which they are intensified and heightened in pitch; -- observed in auscultation of the chest in certain cases of intro-thoracic disease.

Brontosaurus (n.) A genus of American jurassic dinosaurs. A length of sixty feet is believed to have been attained by these reptiles.

Brown thrush () A common American singing bird (Harporhynchus rufus), allied to the mocking bird; -- also called brown thrasher.

Brush turkey () A large, edible, gregarious bird of Australia (Talegalla Lathami) of the family Megapodidae. Also applied to several allied species of New Guinea.

Craftsmaster (n.) One skilled in his craft or trade; one of superior cunning.

Crane's-bill (n.) The geranium; -- so named from the long axis of the fruit, which resembles the beak of a crane.

Crane's-bill (n.) A pair of long-beaked forceps.

Craniofacial (a.) Of or pertaining to the cranium and face; as, the craniofacial angle.

Craniologist (n.) One proficient in craniology; a phrenologist.

Craniometric (a.) Alt. of Craniometrical

Crassamentum (a.) A semisolid mass or clot, especially that formed in coagulation of the blood.

Crastination (n.) Procrastination; a putting off till to-morrow.

Crazing-mill (n.) A mill for grinding tin ore.

Creativeness (n.) The quality of being creative.

Creatureship (n.) The condition of being a creature.

Credibleness (n.) The quality or state of being credible; worthiness of belief; credibility.

Cremationist (n.) One who advocates the practice of cremation.

Crematoriums (pl. ) of Crematory

Crepusculous (a.) Pertaining to twilight; glimmering; hence, imperfectly clear or luminous.

Crepusculous (a.) Flying in the twilight or evening, or before sunrise; -- said certain birds and insects.


Crescentwise (adv.) In the form of a crescent; like a crescent.

Cretaceously (adv.) In a chalky manner; as chalk.

Cricothyroid (a.) Of or pertaining both to the cricoid and the thyroid cartilages.

Criminalness (n.) Criminality.

Criticalness (n.) The state or quality of being critical, or of occurring at a critical time.

Criticalness (n.) Accuracy in examination or decision; exactness.

Criticisable (a.) Capable of being criticised.

Cronstedtite (n.) A mineral consisting principally of silicate of iron, and crystallizing in hexagonal prisms with perfect basal cleavage; -- so named from the Swedish mineralogist Cronstedt.

Crookes tube () A vacuum tube in which the exhaustion is carried to a very high degree, with the production of a distinct class of effects; -- so called from W. Crookes who introduced it.

Cross-banded (a.) A term used when a narrow ribbon of veneer is inserted into the surface of any piece of furniture, wainscoting, etc., so that the grain of it is contrary to the general surface.

Cross-bearer (n.) A subdeacon who bears a cross before an archbishop or primate on solemn occasions.

Cross-garnet (n.) A hinge having one strap perpendicular and the other strap horizontal giving it the form of an Egyptian or T cross.

Crossgrained (a.) Having the grain or fibers run diagonally, or more or less transversely an irregularly, so as to interfere with splitting or planing.

Crossgrained (a.) Perverse; untractable; contrary.

Cross-stitch (n.) A form of stitch, where the stitches are diagonal and in pairs, the thread of one stitch crossing that of the other.

Cross-tining (n.) A mode of harrowing crosswise, or transversely to the ridges.

Crown office () The criminal branch of the Court of King's or Queen's Bench, commonly called the crown side of the court, which takes cognizance of all criminal cases.

Crow-trodden (a.) Marked with crow's-feet, or wrinkles, about the eyes.

Crucian carp () A kind of European carp (Carasius vulgaris), inferior to the common carp; -- called also German carp.

Crustalogist (n.) One versed in crustalogy.

Cryptogamiae (pl. ) of Cryptogamia

Cryptogamian (a.) Alt. of Cryptogamous

Cryptogamous (a.) Of or pertaining to the series Cryptogamia, or to plants of that series.

Cryptogamist (n.) One skilled in cryptogamic botany.

Cryptography (n.) The act or art of writing in secret characters; also, secret characters, or cipher.

Crystallized (imp. & p. p.) of Crystallize

Crystallurgy (n.) Crystallization.

Drabble-tail (n.) A draggle-tail; a slattern.

Draggle-tail (n.) A slattern who suffers her gown to trail in the mire; a drabble-tail.

Dramatically (adv.) In a dramatic manner; theatrically; vividly.

Dramatizable (a.) Capable of being dramatized.

Dramaturgist (n.) One versed in dramaturgy.

Draughtboard (n.) A checkered board on which draughts are played. See Checkerboard.

Draughthouse (n.) A house for the reception of waste matter; a privy.

Drawing-room (n.) A room appropriated for the reception of company; a room to which company withdraws from the dining room.

Drawing-room (n.) The company assembled in such a room; also, a reception of company in it; as, to hold a drawing-room.

Dread-bolted (a.) Armed with dreaded bolts.

Dreadfulness (n.) The quality of being dreadful.

Dresden ware () A superior kind of decorated porcelain made near Dresden in Saxony.

Dromatherium (n.) A small extinct triassic mammal from North Carolina, the earliest yet found in America.

Droughtiness (n.) A state of dryness of the weather; want of rain.

Drudging box () See Dredging box.

Dryobalanops (n.) The genus to which belongs the single species D. Camphora, a lofty resinous tree of Borneo and Sumatra, yielding Borneo camphor and camphor oil.

Erpetologist (n.) Herpetologist.

Erythematous (a.) Relating to, or causing, erythema.

Erythrophyll (n.) Alt. of Erythrophyllin

Erythroxylon (n.) A genus of shrubs or small trees of the Flax family, growing in tropical countries. E. Coca is the source of cocaine. See Coca.

Fractionally (adv.) By fractions or separate portions; as, to distill a liquid fractionally, that is, so as to separate different portions.

Frangibility (n.) The state or quality of being frangible.

Frankincense (n.) A fragrant, aromatic resin, or gum resin, burned as an incense in religious rites or for medicinal fumigation. The best kinds now come from East Indian trees, of the genus Boswellia; a commoner sort, from the Norway spruce (Abies excelsa) and other coniferous trees. The frankincense of the ancient Jews is still unidentified.

Fraternation (n.) Alt. of Fraternism

Fraternities (pl. ) of Fraternity

Fraternizing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Fraternize

Fraudulently (adv.) In a fraudulent manner.

Freckledness (n.) The state of being freckled.

Free-denizen (v. t.) To make free.

Free-hearted (a.) Open; frank; unreserved; liberal; generous; as, free-hearted mirth.

Free-milling (a.) Yielding free gold or silver; -- said of certain ores which can be reduced by crushing and amalgamation, without roasting or other chemical treatment.

Freethinking (n.) Undue boldness of speculation; unbelief.

Freethinking (a.) Exhibiting undue boldness of speculation; skeptical.

Free-tongued (a.) Speaking without reserve.

Frenchifying (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Frenchify

Frequentable (a.) Accessible.

Frequentness (n.) The quality of being frequent.

Freshmanship (n.) The state of being a freshman.

Fresnel lamp () Alt. of Fres'nel' lan'tern

Fresnel lens () See under Lens.

Fricasseeing (p. pr. &. vb. n.) of Frlcassee

Frictionless (a.) Having no friction.


Frigefaction (n.) The act of making cold. [Obs.]

Frigefactive (a.) Cooling.

Frigorifical (a.) Causing cold; producing or generating cold.

Frondescence (n.) The time at which each species of plants unfolds its leaves.

Frondescence (n.) The act of bursting into leaf.

Frondiferous (a.) Producing fronds.

Frontiersmen (pl. ) of Floatiersman

Floatiersman (n.) A man living on the frontier.

Frontispiece (n.) The part which first meets the eye

Frontispiece (n.) The principal front of a building.

Frontispiece (n.) An ornamental figure or illustration fronting the first page, or titlepage, of a book; formerly, the titlepage itself.

Frost-bitten (p. a.) Nipped, withered, or injured, by frost or freezing.

Fructescence (n.) The maturing or ripening of fruit.

Fructiculose (a.) Fruitful; full of fruit.

Fructiferuos (a.) Bearing or producing fruit.

Frumentation (n.) A largess of grain bestowed upon the people, to quiet them when uneasy.

Frustraneous (a.) Vain; useless; unprofitable.

Graciousness (n.) Quality of being gracious.

Graduateship (n.) State of being a graduate.

Graham bread () Bread made of unbolted wheat flour.

Grallatorial (a.) Alt. of Grallatory

Graminaceous (a.) Pertaining to, or resembling, the grasses; gramineous; as, graminaceous plants.

Grammaticism (n.) A point or principle of grammar.

Grammaticize (v. t.) To render grammatical.

Graphitoidal (a.) Resembling graphite or plumbago.

Graveclothes (n. pl.) The clothes or dress in which the dead are interred.


Gravel-stone (n.) A pebble, or small fragment of stone; a calculus.

Gross-headed (a.) Thick-skulled; stupid.

Grozing iron () A tool with a hardened steel point, formerly used instead of a diamond for cutting glass.

Grozing iron () A tool for smoothing the solder joints of lead pipe.

Grudgingness (n.) The state or quality of grudging, or of being full of grudge or unwillingness.

Irascibility (n.) The quality or state of being irascible; irritability of temper; irascibleness.

Iron-hearted (a.) Hard-hearted; unfeeling; cruel; as, an iron-hearted master.

Irrationally (adv.) In an irrational manner.

Irrebuttable (a.) Incapable of being rebutted.

Irrecordable (a.) Not fit or possible to be recorded.

Irredeemable (a.) Not redeemable; that can not be redeemed; not payable in gold or silver, as a bond; -- used especially of such government notes, issued as currency, as are not convertible into coin at the pleasure of the holder.

Irreflection (n.) Want of reflection.

Irreflective (a.) Not reflective.

Irrefromable (a.) Incapable of being reformed; incorrigible.

Irrefragable (a.) Not refragable; not to be gainsaid or denied; not to be refuted or overthrown; unanswerable; incontestable; undeniable; as, an irrefragable argument; irrefragable evidence.

Irregeneracy (n.) Unregeneracy.

Irregularist (n.) One who is irregular.

Irregularity (n.) The state or quality of being irregular; that which is irregular.

Irrejectable (a.) That can not be rejected; irresistible.

Irrelapsable (a.) Not liable to relapse; secure.

Irrelievable (a.) Not admitting relief; incurable; hopeless.

Irremediable (a.) Not to be remedied, corrected, or redressed; incurable; as, an irremediable disease or evil.

Irremediably (adv.) In a manner, or to a degree, that precludes remedy, cure, or correction.

Irremissible (a.) Not remissible; unpardonable; as, irremissible crimes.

Irremittable (a.) Not capable of being remitted; irremissible.

Irrepealable (a.) Not repealable; not capable of being repealed or revoked, as a law.

Irrepentance (n.) Want of repentance; impenitence.

Irreprovable (a.) Incapable of being justly reproved; irreproachable; blameless; upright.

Irreptitious (a.) Surreptitious; spurious.

Irresistance (n.) Nonresistance; passive submission.

Irresistible (a.) That can not be successfully resisted or opposed; superior to opposition; resistless; overpowering; as, an irresistible attraction.

Irresistibly (adv.) In an irrestible manner.

Irresistless (a.) Irresistible.

Irresolution (n.) Want of resolution; want of decision in purpose; a fluctuation of mind, as in doubt, or between hope and fear; irresoluteness; indecision; vacillation.

Irresolvable (a.) Incapable of being resolved; not separable into component parts.

Irresolvedly (adv.) Without settled determination; in a hesitating manner; doubtfully.

Irrespective (a.) Without regard for conditions, circumstances, or consequences; unbiased; independent; impartial; as, an irrespective judgment.

Irrespective (a.) Disrespectful.

Irrespirable (a.) Unfit for respiration; not having the qualities necessary to support animal life; as, irrespirable air.

Irresponsive (a.) Not responsive; not able, ready, or inc

Irretractile (a.) Not retractile.

Irretractile (a.) Not tractile or ductile.

Irreturnable (a.) Not to be returned.

Irrevealable (a.) Incapable of being revealed.

Irreverently (adv.) In an irreverent manner.

Irreversible (a.) Incapable of being reversed or turned about or back; incapable of being made to run backward; as, an irreversible engine.

Irreversible (a.) Incapable of being reversed, recalled, repealed, or annulled; as, an irreversible sentence or decree.

Irreversibly (adv.) In an irreversible manner.

Irrhetorical (a.) Not rethorical.

Irritability (n.) The state or quality of being irritable; quick excitability; petulance; fretfulness; as, irritability of temper.

Irritability (n.) A natural susceptibility, characteristic of all living organisms, tissues, and cells, to the influence of certain stimuli, response being manifested in a variety of ways, -- as that quality in plants by which they exhibit motion under suitable stimulation; esp., the property which living muscle processes, of responding either to a direct stimulus of its substance, or to the stimulating influence of its nerve fibers, the response being indicated by a change of form, or contrac

Irritability (n.) A condition of morbid excitability of an organ or part of the body; undue susceptibility to the influence of stimuli. See Irritation, n., 3.

Irrotational (a.) Not rotatory; passing from one point to another by a movement other than rotation; -- said of the movement of parts of a liquid or yielding mass.

Orang-outang (n.) An arboreal anthropoid ape (Simia satyrus), which inhabits Borneo and Sumatra. Often called simply orang.

Orbiculation (n.) The state or quality of being orbiculate; orbicularness.

Orchidaceous (a.) Pertaining to, or resembling, a natural order (Orchidaceae) of endogenous plants of which the genus Orchis is the type. They are mostly perennial herbs having the stamens and pistils united in a single column, and normally three petals and three sepals, all adherent to the ovary. The flowers are curiously shaped, often resembling insects, the odd or lower petal (called the lip) being unlike the others, and sometimes of a strange and unexpected appearance. About one hundred sp

Ordinability (n.) Capability of being ordained or appointed.

Ordinaryship (n.) The state of being an ordinary.

Oregon grape () An evergreen species of barberry (Berberis Aquifolium), of Oregon and California; also, its roundish, blue-black berries.

Organization (n.) The act of organizing; the act of arranging in a systematic way for use or action; as, the organization of an army, or of a deliberative body.

Organization (n.) The state of being organized; also, the relations included in such a state or condition.

Organization (n.) That which is organized; an organized existence; an organism

Organization (n.) an arrangement of parts for the performance of the functions necessary to life.

Organography (n.) A description of the organs of animals or plants.

Organoleptic (a.) Making an impression upon an organ; plastic; -- said of the effect or impression produced by any substance on the organs of touch, taste, or smell, and also on the organism as a whole.

Orichalceous (a.) Pertaining to, or resembling, orichalch; having a color or luster like that of brass.

Orientalized (imp. & p. p.) of Orientalize

Originalness (n.) The quality of being original; originality.

Ornamentally (adv.) By way of ornament.

Ornithologic (a.) Alt. of Ornithological

Ornithomancy (n.) Divination by means of birds, their flight, etc.

Ornithopappi (n. pl.) An extinct order of birds. It includes only the Archaeopteryx.

Ornithoscopy (n.) Observation of birds and their habits.

Orographical (a.) Of or pertaining to orography.

Orthoclastic (a.) Breaking in directions at right angles to each other; -- said of the monoclinic feldspars.

Orthodoxally (adv.) Orthodoxly.

Orthodoxical (a.) Pertaining to, or evincing, orthodoxy; orthodox.

Orthodoxness (n.) The quality or state of being orthodox; orthodoxy.

Orthodromics (n.) The art of sailing in a direct course, or on the arc of a great circle, which is the shortest distance between any two points on the surface of the globe; great-circle sailing; orthodromy.

Orthognathic (a.) Orthognathous.

Orthogonally (adv.) Perpendicularly; at right angles; as, a curve cuts a set of curves orthogonally.

Orthographer (n.) One versed in orthography; one who spells words correctly.

Orthographic (a.) Alt. of Orthographical

Orthomorphic (a.) Having the right form.

Orthopedical (a.) Pertaining to, or employed in, orthopedy; relating to the prevention or cure of deformities of children, or, in general, of the human body at any age; as, orthopedic surgery; an orthopedic hospital.

Orthopterous (a.) Of or pertaining to the Orthoptera.

Orthorhombic (a.) Noting the system of crystallization which has three unequal axes at right angles to each other; trimetric. See Crystallization.

Orthosilicic (a.) Designating the form of silicic acid having the normal or highest number of hydroxyl groups.

Orthotropous (a.) Having the axis of an ovule or seed straight from the hilum and chalaza to the orifice or the micropyle; atropous.

Oryctography (n.) Description of fossils.

Oryctologist (n.) One versed in oryctology.

Practicality (n.) The quality or state of being practical; practicalness.

Practicalize (v. t.) To render practical.

Practitioner (n.) One who is engaged in the actual use or exercise of any art or profession, particularly that of law or medicine.

Practitioner (n.) One who does anything customarily or habitually.

Practitioner (n.) A sly or artful person.

Praecoracoid (n.) See Precoracoid.

Praemunitory (a.) See Premunitory.

Praiseworthy (a.) Worthy of praise or applause; commendable; as, praiseworthy action; he was praiseworthy.

Praseodymium (n.) An elementary substance, one of the constituents of didymium; -- so called from the green color of its salts. Symbol Ps. Atomic weight 143.6.

Praxinoscope (n.) An instrument, similar to the phenakistoscope, for presenting to view, or projecting upon a screen, images the natural motions of real objects.

Preachership (n.) The office of a preacher.

Preadvertise (v. t.) To advertise beforehand; to preannounce publicly.

Preassurance (n.) Previous assurance.

Prebronchial (a.) Situated in front of the bronchus; -- applied especially to an air sac on either side of the esophagus of birds.

Precalculate (v. t.) To calculate or determine beforehand; to prearrange.

Precautional (a.) Precautionary.

Precedaneous (a.) Preceding; antecedent; previous.

Precedential (a.) Of the nature of a precedent; having force as an example for imitation; as, precedential transactions.

Preceptorial (a.) Of or pertaining to a preceptor.

Preceptories (pl. ) of Preceptory

Precessional (a.) Of or pertaining to pression; as, the precessional movement of the equinoxes.

Preciousness (n.) The quality or state of being precious; cost

Precipitable (a.) Capable of being precipitated, or cast to the bottom, as a substance in solution. See Precipitate, n. (Chem.)

Precipitance (n.) Alt. of Precipitancy

Precipitancy (n.) The quality or state of being precipitant, or precipitate; headlong hurry; excessive or rash haste in resolving, forming an opinion, or executing a purpose; precipitation; as, the precipitancy of youth.

Precipitated (imp. & p. p.) of Precipitate

Precipitator (n.) One who precipitates, or urges on with vehemence or rashness.

Precipitious (a.) Precipitous.

Precisianism (n.) The quality or state of being a precisian; the practice of a precisian.

Precisianist (n.) A precisian.

Precociously (adv.) In a precocious manner.

Precoetanean (n.) One contemporary with, but older than, another.

Precognition (n.) Previous cognition.

Precognition (n.) A preliminary examination of a criminal case with reference to a prosecution.

Precomposing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Precompose

Preconceived (imp. & p. p.) of Preconceive

Preconcerted (imp. & p. p.) of Preconcert

Preconcerted (a.) Previously arranged; agreed upon beforehand.

Precondition (n.) A previous or antecedent condition; a preliminary condition.

Preconscious (a.) Of or pertaining to a state before consciousness.

Preconsigned (imp. & p. p.) of Preconsign

Predecessive (a.) Going before; preceding.

Predesignate (a.) A term used by Sir William Hamilton to define propositions having their quantity indicated by a verbal sign; as, all, none, etc.; -- contrasted with preindesignate, defining propositions of which the quantity is not so indicated.

Predestinary (a.) Predestinarian.

Predestinate (a.) Predestinated; foreordained; fated.

Predestinate (v. t.) To predetermine or foreordain; to appoint or ordain beforehand by an unchangeable purpose or decree; to preelect.

Predestining (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Predestine

Predermining (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Predetermine

Predetermine (v. t.) To determine (something) beforehand.

Predetermine (v. t.) To doom by previous decree; to foredoom.

Predetermine (v. i.) To determine beforehand.

Prediastolic (a.) Preceding the diastole of the heart; as, a prediastolic friction sound.

Predictional (a.) Prophetic; prognostic.

Predigestion (n.) Digestion too soon performed; hasty digestion.

Predigestion (n.) Artificial digestion of food for use in illness or impaired digestion.

Predilection (n.) A previous liking; a prepossession of mind in favor of something; predisposition to choose or like; partiality.

Prediscovery (n.) A previous discovery.

Predisponent (a.) Disposing beforehand; predisposing.

Predisponent (n.) That which predisposes.

Predisposing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Predispose

Predominance (n.) The quality or state of being predominant; superiority; ascendency; prevalence; predomination.

Predominance (n.) The superior influence of a planet.

Predominancy (n.) Predominance.

Predominated (imp. & p. p.) of Predominate

Preeminently (adv.) In a preeminent degree.

Preemptioner (n.) One who holds a prior to purchase certain public land.

Preestablish (v. t.) To establish beforehand.

Preexamining (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Preexamine

Preexistence (n.) Existence in a former state, or previous to something else.

Preexistence (n.) Existence of the soul before its union with the body; -- a doctrine held by certain philosophers.

Preexistency (n.) Preexistence.

Prefectorial (a.) Of or pertaining to a prefect.

Preferential (a.) Giving, indicating, or having a preference or precedence; as, a preferential claim; preferential shares.

Prefloration (n.) Aestivation.

Prefoliation (n.) Vernation.

Preformation (n.) An old theory of the preexistence of germs. Cf. Embo/tement.

Preformative (n.) A formative letter at the beginning of a word.

Pregravitate (v. i.) To descend by gravity; to sink.

Pregustation (n.) The act of tasting beforehand; foretaste.

Prehensi-ble (a.) Capable of being seized.

Preindispose (v. t.) To render indisposed beforehand.

Prejudicated (imp. & p. p.) of Prejudicate

Preknowledge (n.) Prior knowledge.

Prelatically (adv.) In a prelatical manner; with reference to prelates.

Premaxillary (a.) Situated in front of the maxillary bones; pertaining to the premaxillae; intermaxillary.

Premaxillary (n.) A premaxilla.

Premeditated (imp. & p. p.) of Premeditate

Premonishing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Premonish

Premonstrant (n.) A Premonstratensian.

Premonstrate (v. t.) To show beforehand; to foreshow.

Prenticehood (n.) Apprenticehood.

Prenticeship (n.) Apprenticeship.

Preoblongata (n.) The anterior part of the medulla oblongata.

Preoccupancy (n.) The act or right of taking possession before another; as, the preoccupancy of wild land.

Preoccupying (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Preoccupy

Preopercular (a.) Situated in front of the operculum; pertaining to the preoperculum.

Preopercular (n.) The preoperculum.

Preoperculum (n.) The anterior opercular bone in fishes.

Preordinance (n.) Antecedent decree or determination.

Preponderant (a.) Preponderating; outweighing; overbalancing; -- used literally and figuratively; as, a preponderant weight; of preponderant importance.

Preponderate (v. t.) To outweigh; to overpower by weight; to exceed in weight; to overbalance.

Preponderate (v. t.) To overpower by stronger or moral power.

Preponderate (v. t.) To cause to prefer; to inc

Preponderate (v. i.) To exceed in weight; hence, to inc

Prepossessed (imp. & p. p.) of Prepossess

Prepossessor (n.) One who possesses, or occupies, previously.

Preposterous (a.) Having that first which ought to be last; inverted in order.

Preposterous (a.) Contrary to nature or reason; not adapted to the end; utterly and glaringly foolish; unreasonably absurd; perverted.

Prerequisite (a.) Previously required; necessary as a preliminary to any proposed effect or end; as, prerequisite conditions of success.

Prerequisite (n.) Something previously required, or necessary to an end or effect proposed.

Preresolving (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Preresolve

Prerogatived (a.) Endowed with a prerogative, or exclusive privilege.

Presbyterate (n.) A presbytery; also, presbytership.

Presbyteress (n.) A female presbyter.

Presbyterial (a.) Presbyterian.

Presbyterian (a.) Of or pertaining to a presbyter, or to ecclesiastical government by presbyters; relating to those who uphold church government by presbyters; also, to the doctrine, discip

Presbyterian (n.) One who maintains the validity of ordination and government by presbyters; a member of the Presbyterian church.

Presbyterium (n.) Same as Presbytery, 4.

Presbyteries (pl. ) of Presbytery

Presciendent (a.) Foreknowing; having foreknowledge; as, prescious of ills.

Prescription (n.) The act of prescribing, directing, or dictating; direction; precept; also, that which is prescribed.

Prescription (n.) A direction of a remedy or of remedies for a disease, and the manner of using them; a medical recipe; also, a prescribed remedy.

Prescription (n.) A prescribing for title; the claim of title to a thing by virtue immemorial use and enjoyment; the right or title acquired by possession had during the time and in the manner fixed by law.

Prescriptive (a.) Consisting in, or acquired by, immemorial or long-continued use and enjoyment; as, a prescriptive right of title; pleading the continuance and authority of long custom.

Presensation (n.) Previous sensation, notion, or idea.

Presentation (n.) The act of presenting, or the state of being presented; a setting forth; an offering; bestowal.

Presentation (n.) exhibition; representation; display; appearance; semblance; show.

Presentation (n.) That which is presented or given; a present; a gift, as, the picture was a presentation.

Presentation (n.) The act of offering a clergyman to the bishop or ordinary for institution in a benefice; the right of presenting a clergyman.

Presentation (n.) The particular position of the child during labor relatively to the passage though which it is to be brought forth; -- specifically designated by the part which first appears at the mouth of the uterus; as, a breech presentation.

Presentative (a.) Having the right of presentation, or offering a clergyman to the bishop for institution; as, advowsons are presentative, collative, or donative.

Presentative (a.) Admitting the presentation of a clergyman; as, a presentative parsonage.

Presentative (a.) Capable of being directly known by, or presented to, the mind; intuitive; directly apprehensible, as objects; capable of apprehending, as faculties.

Presentiment (n.) Previous sentiment, conception, or opinion; previous apprehension; especially, an antecedent impression or conviction of something unpleasant, distressing, or calamitous, about to happen; anticipation of evil; foreboding.

Preservation (n.) The act or process of preserving, or keeping safe; the state of being preserved, or kept from injury, destruction, or decay; security; safety; as, preservation of life, fruit, game, etc.; a picture in good preservation.

Preservative (a.) Having the power or quality of preserving; tending to preserve, or to keep from injury, decay, etc.

Preservative (n.) That which preserves, or has the power of preserving; a presevative agent.

Preservatory (a.) Preservative.

Preservatory (n.) A preservative.

Preservatory (n.) A room, or apparatus, in which perishable things, as fruit, vegetables, etc., can be preserved without decay.

Presidencies (pl. ) of Presidency

Presidential (a.) Presiding or watching over.

Presidential (a.) Of or pertaining to a president; as, the presidential chair; a presidential election.

Presignified (imp. & p. p.) of Presignify

Pressiroster (n.) One of a tribe of wading birds (Pressirostres) including those which have a compressed beak, as the plovers.

Prestigiator (n.) A juggler; prestidigitator.

Presumptuous (a.) Full of presumption; presuming; overconfident or venturesome; audacious; rash; taking liberties unduly; arrogant; insolent; as, a presumptuous commander; presumptuous conduct.

Presumptuous (a.) Founded on presumption; as, a presumptuous idea.

Presumptuous (a.) Done with hold design, rash confidence, or in violation of known duty; willful.

Presupposing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Presuppose

Pretenceless (a.) See Pretense, Pretenseful, Pretenseless.

Pretendingly (adv.) As by right or title; arrogantly; presumptuously.

Pretenseless (a.) Not having or making pretenses.

Pretentative (a.) Fitted for trial beforehand; experimental.

Preteritness (n.) The quality or state of being past.

Preterlapsed (a.) Past; as, preterlapsed ages.

Pretermitted (imp. & p. p.) of Pretermit

Pretypifying (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Pretypify

Prevailingly (adv.) So as to prevail.

Prevaricated (imp. & p. p.) of Prevaricate

Prevaricator (n.) One who prevaricates.

Prevaricator (n.) A sham dealer; one who colludes with a defendant in a sham prosecution.

Prevaricator (n.) One who betrays or abuses a trust.

Preventative (n.) That which prevents; -- incorrectly used instead of preventive.

Preventingly (adv.) So as to prevent or hinder.

Preventional (a.) Tending to prevent.

Preventively (adv.) In a preventive manner.

Prevertebral (a.) Situated immediately in front, or on the ventral side, of the vertebral column; prespinal.

Previousness (n.) The quality or state of being previous; priority or antecedence in time.


Prima donnas (pl. ) of Prima donna

Primigenious (a.) Alt. of Primigenous

Primogenitor (n.) The first ancestor; a forefather.

Primordially (adv.) At the beginning; under the first order of things; originally.

Primulaceous (a.) Of or pertaining to an order of herbaceous plants (Primulaceae), of which the primrose is the type, and the pimpernel, the cyclamen, and the water violet are other examples.


Princesslike (a.) Like a princess.

Principality (n.) Sovereignty; supreme power; hence, superiority; predominance; high, or the highest, station.

Principality (n.) A prince; one invested with sovereignty.

Principality (n.) The territory or jurisdiction of a prince; or the country which gives title to a prince; as, the principality of Wales.

Prismatoidal (a.) Having a prismlike form.

Privateering (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Privateer

Privateering (n.) Cruising in a privateer.

Probationary (a.) Of or pertaining to probation; serving for trial.

Problematist (n.) One who proposes problems.

Problematize (v. t.) To propose problems.

Proboscidate (a.) Having a proboscis; proboscidial.

Proboscidean (a.) Proboscidian.

Proboscidial (a.) Proboscidate.

Proboscidian (a.) Pertaining to the Proboscidea.

Proboscidian (n.) One of the Proboscidea.

Procatarctic (a.) Beginning; predisposing; exciting; initial.

Procellarian (n.) One of a family of oceanic birds (Procellaridae) including the petrels, fulmars, and shearwaters. They are often seen in great abundance in stormy weather.

Processional (a.) Of or pertaining to a procession; consisting in a procession.

Processional (n.) A service book relating to ecclesiastical processions.

Processional (n.) A hymn, or other selection, sung during a church procession; as, the processional was the 202d hymn.

Processioner (n.) One who takes part in a procession.

Processioner (n.) A manual of processions; a processional.

Processioner (n.) An officer appointed to procession lands.

Proclamation (n.) The act of proclaiming; official or general notice; publication.

Proclamation (n.) That which is proclaimed, publicly announced, or officially declared; a published ordinance; as, the proclamation of a king; a Thanksgiving proclamation.

Proconsulary (a.) Of or pertaining of a proconsul; as, proconsular powers.

Proconsulary (a.) Under the government of a proconsul; as, a proconsular province.

Proconsulate (n.) The office jurisdiction of a proconsul, or the term of his office.

Prodigiously (adv.) Enormously; wonderfully; astonishingly; as, prodigiously great.

Prodigiously (adv.) Very much; extremely; as, he was prodigiously pleased.

Proditorious (a.) Treacherous; perfidious; traitorous.

Proditorious (a.) Apt to make unexpected revelations.

Productivity (n.) The quality or state of being productive; productiveness.

Professional (a.) Of or pertaining to a profession, or calling; conforming to the rules or standards of a profession; following a profession; as, professional knowledge; professional conduct.

Professional (a.) Engaged in by professionals; as, a professional race; -- opposed to amateur.

Professional (n.) A person who prosecutes anything professionally, or for a livelihood, and not in the character of an amateur; a professional worker.

Professorial (a.) Of or pertaining to a professor; as, the professional chair; professional interest.

Professoriat (n.) See Professoriate.

Proficiently (adv.) In a proficient manner.

Profligately (adv.) In a profligate manner.

Profligation (n.) Defeat; rout; overthrow.

Profoundness (n.) The quality or state of being profound; profundity; depth.

Progenitress (n.) A female progenitor.

Proglottides (pl. ) of Proglottis

Prolegomenon (n.) A preliminary remark or observation; an introductory discourse prefixed to a book or treatise.

Proletaneous (a.) Having a numerous offspring.

Proletariate (n.) The lower classes; beggars.

Prolificness (n.) The quality or state of being prolific; fruitfulness; prolificacy.

Prolongating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Prolongate

Prolongation (n.) The act of lengthening in space or in time; extension; protraction.

Prolongation (n.) That which forms an additional length.

Promissorily (adv.) In a promissory manner.

Promontories (pl. ) of Promontory

Promulgating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Promulgate

Promulgation (n.) The act of promulgating; publication; open declaration; as, the promulgation of the gospel.

Pronominally (adv.) In a pronominal manner/ with the nature or office of a pronoun; as a pronoun.

Pronunciator (n.) One who pronounces; a pronouncer.

Propaedeutic (a.) Alt. of Propaedeutical

Propagandism (n.) The art or practice of propagating tenets or principles; zeal in propagating one's opinions.

Propagandist (n.) A person who devotes himself to the spread of any system of principles.

Propensities (pl. ) of Propensity

Properispome (n.) Properispomenon.

Prophragmata (pl. ) of Prophragma

Prophylactic (n.) A medicine which preserves or defends against disease; a preventive.

Prophylactic (a.) Alt. of Prophylactical

Propitiating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Propitiate

Propitiation (n.) The act of appeasing the wrath and conciliating the favor of an offended person; the act of making propitious.

Propitiation (n.) That which propitiates; atonement or atoning sacrifice; specifically, the influence or effects of the death of Christ in appeasing the divine justice, and conciliating the divine favor.

Propitiatory (a.) Having the power to make propitious; pertaining to, or employed in, propitiation; expiatory; as, a propitiatory sacrifice.

Propitiatory (n.) The mercy seat; -- so called because a symbol of the propitiated Jehovah.

Proportioned (imp. & p. p.) of Proportion

Proportional (a.) Having a due proportion, or comparative relation; being in suitable proportion or degree; as, the parts of an edifice are proportional.

Proportional (a.) Relating to, or securing, proportion.

Proportional (a.) Constituting a proportion; having the same, or a constant, ratio; as, proportional quantities; momentum is proportional to quantity of matter.

Proportional (n.) Any number or quantity in a proportion; as, a mean proportional.

Proportional (n.) The combining weight or equivalent of an element.

Proprietress (n.) A female proprietor.

Propterygium (n.) The anterior of three principal cartilages in the fins of some fishes.

Propugnation (n.) Means of defense; defense.

Propulsation (n.) The act of driving away or repelling; a keeping at a distance.

Prorectorate (n.) The office of prorector.

Proscription (n.) The act of proscribing; a dooming to death or exile; outlawry; specifically, among the ancient Romans, the public offer of a reward for the head of a political enemy; as, under the triumvirate, many of the best Roman citizens fell by proscription.

Proscription (n.) The state of being proscribed; denunciation; interdiction; prohibition.

Proscriptive (a.) Of or pertaining to proscription; consisting in, or of the nature of, proscription; proscribing.

Prosecutable (a.) Capable of being prosecuted; liable to prosecution.

proselytized (imp. & p. p.) of Proselytize

Proselytizer (n.) One who proselytes.

Prosopolepsy (n.) Respect of persons; especially, a premature opinion or prejudice against a person, formed from his external appearance.

Prospectless (a.) Having no prospect.

Prospicience (n.) The act of looking forward.

Prostibulous (a.) Of or pertaining to prostitutes or prostitution; meretricious.

Prostituting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Prostitute

Prostitution (n.) The act or practice of prostituting or offering the body to an indiscriminate intercourse with men; common lewdness of a woman.

Prostitution (n.) The act of setting one's self to sale, or of devoting to infamous purposes what is in one's power; as, the prostitution of abilities; the prostitution of the press.

Protectingly (adv.) By way of protection; in a protective manner.

Protectorate (n.) Government by a protector; -- applied especially to the government of England by Oliver Cromwell.

Protectorate (n.) The authority assumed by a superior power over an inferior or a dependent one, whereby the former protects the latter from invasion and shares in the management of its affairs.

Protectorial (a.) Same as Protectoral.

Protestantly (adv.) Like a Protestant; in conformity with Protestantism.

Protestation (n.) The act of making a protest; a public avowal; a solemn declaration, especially of dissent.

Protestation (n.) Formerly, a declaration in common-law pleading, by which the party interposes an oblique allegation or denial of some fact, protesting that it does or does not exist, and at the same time avoiding a direct affirmation or denial.

Protestingly (adv.) By way of protesting.

Prothalamion (n.) Alt. of Prothalamium

Prothalamium (n.) A song in celebration of a marriage.

Prothonotary (n.) Alt. of Protonotary

Protomorphic (a.) Having the most primitive character; in the earliest form; as, a protomorphic layer of tissue.

Protoplasmic (a.) Of or pertaining to the first formation of living bodies.

Protoplasmic (a.) Of or pertaining to protoplasm; consisting of, or resembling, protoplasm.

Protoplastic (a.) First-formed.

Protozoonite (n.) One of the primary, or first-formed, segments of an embryonic arthropod.

Protracheata (n. pl.) Same as Malacopoda.

Protreptical (a.) Adapted to persuade; hortatory; persuasive.

Protrusively (adv.) In a protrusive manner.

Protuberance (n.) That which is protuberant swelled or pushed beyond the surrounding or adjacent surface; a swelling or tumor on the body; a prominence; a bunch or knob; an elevation.

Protuberancy (n.) The quality or state of being protuberant; protuberance; prominence.

Proventricle (n.) Proventriculus.

Proverbially (adv.) In a proverbial manner; by way of proverb; hence, commonly; universally; as, it is proverbially said; the bee is proverbially busy.

Providential (a.) Effected by, or referable to, divine direction or superintendence; as, the providential contrivance of thing; a providential escape.

Provincially (adv.) In a provincial manner.

Provisioning (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Provision

Provisionary (a.) Provisional.

Provisorship (n.) The office or position of a provisor.

Prudentially (adv.) In a prudential manner; prudently.

Trachelipoda (n.pl.) An extensive artificial group of gastropods comprising all those which have a spiral shell and the foot attached to the base of the neck.

Trachenchyma (n.) A vegetable tissue consisting of tracheae.

Tracheoscopy (n.) Examination of the interior of the trachea by means of a mirror.

Tractability (n.) The quality or state of being tractable or docile; docility; tractableness.

Tractoration (n.) See

Tradescantia (n.) A genus including spiderwort and Wandering Jew.

Tradespeople (n.) People engaged in trade; shopkeepers.

trades union () Alt. of Trade union

Traditionary (a.) Traditional.

Traditionary (n.) One, among the Jews, who acknowledges the authority of traditions, and explains the Scriptures by them.

Traditionist (n.) One who adheres to tradition.

Traducianism (n.) The doctrine that human souls are produced by the act of generation; -- opposed to creationism, and infusionism.

Tragi-comedy (n.) A kind of drama representing some action in which serious and comic scenes are blended; a composition partaking of the nature both of tragedy and comedy.

Trajectories (pl. ) of Trajectory

Tralatitious (a.) Passed along; handed down; transmitted.

Tralatitious (a.) Metaphorical; figurative; not literal.

Tranquilized (imp. & p. p.) of Tranquillize

Tranquillize (v. t.) To render tranquil; to allay when agitated; to compose; to make calm and peaceful; as, to tranquilize a state disturbed by factions or civil commotions; to tranquilize the mind.

Tranquilizer (n.) Alt. of Tranquillizer

Tranquillity (n.) The quality or state of being tranquil; calmness; composure.

Tranquilness (n.) Quality or state of being tranquil.

Transanimate (v. t.) To animate with a soul conveyed from another body.

Transaudient (a.) Permitting the passage of sound.

Transcalency (n.) The quality or state of being transcalent.

Transcending (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Transcend

Transcendent (a.) Very excellent; superior or supreme in excellence; surpassing others; as, transcendent worth; transcendent valor.

Transcendent (a.) Transcending, or reaching beyond, the limits of human knowledge; -- applied to affirmations and speculations concerning what lies beyond the reach of the human intellect.

Transcension (n.) The act of transcending, or surpassing; also, passage over.

Transcolated (imp. & p. p.) of Transcolate

Transcribing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Transcribe

Transcursion (n.) A rambling or ramble; a passage over bounds; an excursion.

Transdialect (v. t.) To change or translate from one dialect into another.

Transduction (n.) The act of conveying over.

Transelement (v. t.) Alt. of Transelementate

Transferring (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Transfer

Transferable (a.) Capable of being transferred or conveyed from one place or person to another.

Transferable (a.) Negotiable, as a note, bill of exchange, or other evidence of property, that may be conveyed from one person to another by indorsement or other writing; capable of being transferred with no loss of value; as, the stocks of most public companies are transferable; some tickets are not transferable.

Transference (n.) The act of transferring; conveyance; passage; transfer.

Transfigured (imp. & p. p.) of Transfigure

Transforming (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Transform

Transformism (n.) The hypothesis, or doctrine, that living beings have originated by the modification of some other previously existing forms of living matter; -- opposed to abiogenesis.

Transfreight (v. i.) To transfrete.

Transfusible (a.) Capable of being transfused; transferable by transfusion.

Transgressed (imp. & p. p.) of Transgress

Transgressor (n.) One who transgresses; one who breaks a law, or violates a command; one who violates any known rule or principle of rectitude; a sinner.

Transhipment (n.) Same as Transshipment.

Transilience (n.) Alt. of Transiliency

Transiliency (n.) A leap across or from one thing to another.

Transitional (a.) Of or pertaining to transition; involving or denoting transition; as, transitional changes; transitional stage.

Transitorily (adv.) In a transitory manner; with brief continuance.

Translatable (a.) Capable of being translated, or rendered into another language.

Translatress (n.) A woman who translates.

Translucence (n.) Alt. of Translucency

Translucency (n.) The quality or state of being translucent; clearness; partial transparency.

Transmeation (n.) The act of transmeating; a passing through or beyond.

Transmigrant (a.) Migrating or passing from one place or state to another; passing from one residence to another.

Transmigrant (n.) One who transmigrates.

Transmigrate (v. i.) To pass from one country or jurisdiction to another for the purpose of residence, as men or families; to migrate.

Transmigrate (v. i.) To pass from one body or condition into another.

Transmission (n.) The act of transmitting, or the state of being transmitted; as, the transmission of letters, writings, papers, news, and the like, from one country to another; the transmission of rights, titles, or privileges, from father to son, or from one generation to another.

Transmission (n.) The right possessed by an heir or legatee of transmitting to his successor or successors any inheritance, legacy, right, or privilege, to which he is entitled, even if he should die without enjoying or exercising it.

Transmissive (a.) Capable of being transmitted; derived, or handed down, from one to another.

Transmitting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Transmit

Transmogrify (v. t.) To change into a different shape; to transform.

Transmutable (a.) Capable of being transmuted or changed into a different substance, or into into something of a different form a nature; transformable.

Transparence (n.) The quality or state of being transparent; transparency.

Transparency (n.) The quality or condition of being transparent; transparence.

Transparency (n.) That which is transparent; especially, a picture painted on thin cloth or glass, or impressed on porcelain, or the like, to be viewed by natural or artificial light, which shines through it.

Transpeciate (v. t.) To change from one species to another; to transform.

Transpicuous (a.) Transparent; pervious to the sight.

Transpierced (imp. & p. p.) of Transpierce

Transpirable (a.) Capable of being transpired, or of transpiring.

Transplacing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Transplace

Transplanted (imp. & p. p.) of Transplant

Transplanter (n.) One who transplants; also, a machine for transplanting trees.

Transporting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Transport

Transportant (a.) Transporting; /avishing; as, transportant love.

Transporting (a.) That transports; fig., ravishing.

Transposable (a.) That may transposed; as, a transposable phrase.

Transshaping (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Transshape

Transudation (n.) The act or process of transuding.

Transudation (n.) Same as Exosmose.

Transudatory (a.) Of or pertaining to transudation; passing by transudation.

Transumption (n.) Act of taking from one place to another.

Transumptive (a.) Taking from one to another; metaphorical.

Transvection (n.) The act of conveying or carrying over.

Transversing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Transverse

Transversely (adv.) In a transverse manner.

Transversion (n.) The act of changing from prose into verse, or from verse into prose.

Tread-softly (n.) Spurge nettle. See under Nettle.

Trencher-men (pl. ) of Trencher-man

Trencher-man (n.) A feeder; a great eater; a gormandizer.

Trencher-man (n.) A cook.

Trencher-man (n.) A table companion; a trencher mate.

Triadelphous (a.) Having stamens joined by filaments into three bundles. See Illust. under Adelphous.

Triangulares (n. pl.) The triangular, or maioid, crabs. See Illust. under Maioid, and Illust. of Spider crab, under Spider.

Triangularly (adv.) In a triangular manner; in the form of a triangle.

Triangulated (imp. & p. p.) of Triangulate

Tribracteate (a.) Having three bracts.

Tribunitious (a.) Tribunician; tribunitial.

Tricarbimide (n.) See under Cyanuric.

Tricentenary (a.) Including, or relating to, the interval of three hundred years; tercentenary.

Tricentenary (n.) A period of three centuries, or three hundred years, also, the three-hundredth anniversary of any event; a tercentenary.

Trichiniasis (n.) Trichinosis.

Trichomatose (a.) Affected with a disease which causes agglutination and matting together; -- said of the hair when affected with plica. See Plica, 1.

Trichopteran () One of the Trichoptera.

Trichotomous (a.) Divided into three parts, or into threes; three-forked; as, a trichotomous stem.

Trichromatic (a.) Having or existing in three different phases of color; having three distinct color varieties; -- said of certain birds and insects.

Tricorporate (a.) Represented with three bodies conjoined to one head, as a lion.

Tricuspidate (a.) Three-pointed; ending in three points; as, a tricuspidate leaf.

Tridactylous (a.) Tridactyl.

Trifallowing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Trifallow

Trifasciated (a.) Having, or surrounded by, three fasciae, or bands.

Trifistulary (a.) Having three pipes.

Trifoliolate (a.) Having three leaflets.

Triglyceride (n.) A glyceride formed by the replacement of three hydrogen atoms in glycerin by acid radicals.

Triglyphical (a.) Consisting of, or pertaining to, triglyphs.

Triglyphical (a.) Containing three sets of characters or sculptures.

Trigonometry (n.) That branch of mathematics which treats of the relations of the sides and angles of triangles, which the methods of deducing from certain given parts other required parts, and also of the general relations which exist between the trigonometrical functions of arcs or angles.

Trigonometry (n.) A treatise in this science.

Trigrammatic (a.) Containing three letters or characters, or three sets of letters or characters.

Trimaculated (a.) Marked with three spots, or maculae.

Trimethylene (n.) A gaseous hydrocarbon, C3H6, isomeric with propylene and obtained from it indirectly. It is the base of a series of compounds analogous to the aromatic hydrocarbons.

Tripalmitate (n.) A palmitate derived from three molecules of palmitic acid.

Tripartitely (adv.) In a tripartite manner.

Tripartition (n.) A division by threes, or into three parts; the taking of a third part of any number or quantity.

Triphthongal (a.) Of or pertaining to a triphthong; consisting of three vowel sounds pronounced together in a single syllable.

Triplication (n.) The act of tripling, or making threefold, or adding three together.

Triplication (n.) Same as Surrejoinder.

Tripudiation (n.) The act of dancing.

Tristigmatic (a.) Alt. of Tristigmatose

Triumphantly (adv.) In a triumphant manner.

Trivialities (pl. ) of Triviality

Trochanteric (a.) Of or pertaining to one or both of the trochanters.

Trochilidist (n.) One who studies, or is versed in, the nature and habits of humming birds, or the Trochilidae.

Trochosphere (n.) A young larval form of many annelids, mollusks, and bryozoans, in which a circle of cilia is developed around the anterior end.

Trollmydames (n.) The game of nineholes.

Tropological (a.) Characterized by tropes; varied by tropes; tropical.

Trou-de-loup (n.) A pit in the form of an inverted cone or pyramid, constructed as an obstacle to the approach of an enemy, and having a pointed stake in the middle. The pits are called also trapholes.

Trough-shell (n.) Any bivalve shell of the genus Mactra. See Mactra.

Trucebreaker (n.) One who violates a truce, covenant, or engagement.

True-hearted (a.) Of a faithful heart; honest; sincere; not faithless or deceitful; as, a truhearted friend.

Trullization (n.) The act of laying on coats of plaster with a trowel.

Truncheoneer (n.) A person armed with a truncheon.

Truth-teller (n.) One who tells the truth.

Uranographic (a.) Alt. of Uranographical

Urethroscope (n.) An instrument for viewing the interior of the urethra.

Urethroscopy (n.) Examination of the urethra by means of the urethroscope.

Urinogenital (a.) Pertaining to the urinary and genital organs; genitourinary; urogenital; as, the urinogenital canal.

Wranglership (n.) The honor or position of being a wrangler at the University of Cambridge, England.

Wreath-shell (n.) A marine shell of the genus Turbo. See Turbo.

Wreck-master (n.) A person appointed by law to take charge of goods, etc., thrown on shore after a shipwreck.

Wretchedness (n.) The quality or state of being wretched; utter misery.

Wretchedness (n.) A wretched object; anything despicably.

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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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