13 letter words whose second letter is I
Bibble-babble (n.) Idle talk; babble.
Bibliographer (n.) One who writes, or is versed in, bibliography.
Bibliographic (a.) Alt. of Bibliographical
Bibliolatrist (n.) A worshiper of books; especially, a worshiper of the Bible; a believer in its verbal inspiration.
Bibliological (a.) Relating to bibliology.
Bibliophilism (n.) Love of books.
Bibliophilist (n.) A lover of books.
Bibliotaphist (n.) One who hides away books, as in a tomb.
Bibliothecary (n.) A librarian.
Bignoniaceous (a.) Of pertaining to, or resembling, the family of plants of which the trumpet flower is an example.
Biostatistics (n.) Vital statistics.
Bird's-tongue (n.) The knotgrass (Polygonum aviculare).
Birectangular (a.) Containing or having two right angles; as, a birectangular spherical triangle.
Bisa antelope () See Oryx.
Bishop sleeve () A wide sleeve, once worn by women.
Bishop's-weed (n.) An umbelliferous plant of the genus Ammi.
Bishop's-weed (n.) Goutweed (Aegopodium podagraria).
Bishop's-wort (n.) Wood betony (Stachys betonica); also, the plant called fennel flower (Nigella Damascena), or devil-in-a-bush.
Cicatrization (n.) The process of forming a cicatrix, or the state of being cicatrized.
Ciceronianism (n.) Imitation of, or resemblance to, the style or action Cicero; a Ciceronian phrase or expression.
Cinchonaceous (a.) Allied or pertaining to cinchona, or to the plants that produce it.
Circumagitate (v. t.) To agitate on all sides.
Circumambient (a.) Surrounding; inclosing or being on all sides; encompassing.
Circumclusion (n.) Act of inclosing on all sides.
Circumduction (n.) A leading about; circumlocution.
Circumduction (n.) An annulling; cancellation.
Circumduction (n.) The rotation of a limb round an imaginary axis, so as to describe a concial surface.
Circumference (n.) The
Circumference (n.) A circle; anything circular.
Circumference (n.) The external surface of a sphere, or of any orbicular body.
Circumference (v. t.) To include in a circular space; to bound.
Circumflected (imp. & p. p.) of Circumflect
Circumflexing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Circumflex
Circumflexion (n.) The act of bending, or causing to assume a curved form.
Circumflexion (n.) A winding about; a turning; a circuity; a fold.
Circumfluence (n.) A flowing round on all sides; an inclosing with a fluid.
Circumfulgent (a.) Shining around or about.
Circumjacence (n.) Condition of being circumjacent, or of bordering on every side.
Circumscribed (imp. & p. p.) of Circumscribe
Circumscriber (n.) One who, or that which, circumscribes.
Circumspectly (adv.) In a circumspect manner; cautiously; warily.
Circumstanced (p. a.) Placed in a particular position or condition; situated.
Circumstanced (p. a.) Governed by events or circumstances.
Circumvallate (v. t.) To surround with a rampart or wall.
Circumvallate (a.) Surrounded with a wall; inclosed with a rampart.
Circumvallate (a.) Surrounded by a ridge or elevation; as, the circumvallate papillae, near the base of the tongue.
Circumvection (n.) The act of carrying anything around, or the state of being so carried.
Circumventing (p. pr. vb. n.) of Circumvent
Circumvention (n.) The act of prevailing over another by arts, address, or fraud; deception; fraud; imposture; delusion.
Circumventive (a.) Tending to circumvent; deceiving by artifices; deluding.
Circumvolving (p. pr. vb. n.) of Circumvolve
Cirro-cumulus (n.) See under Cloud.
Cirro-stratus (n.) See under Cloud.
Diacatholicon (n.) A universal remedy; -- name formerly to a purgative electuary.
Diageotropism (n.) The tendency of organs (as roots) of plants to assume a position oblique or transverse to a direction towards the center of the earth.
Diagnosticate (v. t. & i.) To make a diagnosis of; to recognize by its symptoms, as a disease.
Dialectically (adv.) In a dialectical manner.
Dialogistical (a.) Pertaining to a dialogue; having the form or nature of a dialogue.
Dialypetalous (a.) Having separate petals; polypetalous.
Diametrically (adv.) In a diametrical manner; directly; as, diametrically opposite.
Diaphanometer (n.) An instrument for measuring the transparency of the air.
Diaphanoscope (n.) A dark box constructed for viewing transparent pictures, with or without a lens.
Diaphoretical (a.) Having the power to increase perspiration.
Diaphragmatic (a.) Pertaining to a diaphragm; as, diaphragmatic respiration; the diaphragmatic arteries and nerves.
Diapophysical (a.) Pertaining to a diapophysis.
Diathermanism (n.) The doctrine or the phenomena of the transmission of radiant heat.
Diathermanous (a.) Having the property of transmitting radiant heat; diathermal; -- opposed to athermanous.
Dichlamydeous (a.) Having two coverings, a calyx and in corolla.
Dichotomizing (p. pr.
Dictionalrian (n.) A lexicographer.
Dies juridici (pl. ) of Dies juridicus
Diffarreation (n.) A form of divorce, among the ancient Romans, in which a cake was used. See Confarreation.
Differentiate (v. t.) To distinguish or mark by a specific difference; to effect a difference in, as regards classification; to develop differential characteristics in; to specialize; to desynonymize.
Differentiate (v. t.) To express the specific difference of; to describe the properties of (a thing) whereby it is differenced from another of the same class; to discriminate.
Differentiate (v. t.) To obtain the differential, or differential coefficient, of; as, to differentiate an algebraic expression, or an equation.
Differentiate (v. i.) To acquire a distinct and separate character.
Difficilitate (v. t.) To make difficult.
Difficultness (n.) Difficulty.
Diffusibility (n.) The quality of being diffusible; capability of being poured or spread out.
Diffusiveness (n.) The quality or state of being diffusive or diffuse; extensiveness; expansion; dispersion. Especially of style: Diffuseness; want of conciseness; prolixity.
Digestibility (n.) The quality of being digestible.
Digitipartite (a.) Parted like the fingers.
Dignification (n.) The act of dignifying; exaltation.
Dilettanteish (a.) Somewhat like a dilettante.
Dilettanteism (n.) The state or quality of being a dilettante; the desultory pursuit of art, science, or literature.
Dimensionless (a.) Without dimensions; having no appreciable or noteworthy extent.
Diminishingly (adv.) In a manner to diminish.
Dingle-dangle (adv.) In a dangling manner.
Dioeciousness (n.) The state or quality of being dioecious.
Dipleidoscope (n.) An instrument for determining the time of apparent noon. It consists of two mirrors and a plane glass disposed in the form of a prism, so that, by the reflections of the sun's rays from their surfaces, two images are presented to the eye, moving in opposite directions, and coinciding at the instant the sun's center is on the meridian.
Dipsomaniacal (a.) Of or pertaining to dipsomania.
Dipterocarpus (n.) A genus of trees found in the East Indies, some species of which produce a fragrant resin, other species wood oil. The fruit has two long wings.
Direct-acting (a.) Acting directly, as one part upon another, without the intervention of other working parts.
Disaffirmance (n.) The act of disaffirming; denial; negation.
Disaffirmance (n.) Overthrow or annulment by the decision of a superior tribunal; as, disaffirmance of judgment.
Disafforested (imp. & p. p.) of Disafforest
Disappearance (n.) The act of disappearing; cessation of appearance; removal from sight; vanishing.
Disappendency (n.) A detachment or separation from a former connection.
Disappointing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Disappoint
Disappreciate (v. t.) To undervalue; not to esteem.
Disarticulate (v. t.) To sunder; to separate, as joints.
Disassimilate (v. t.) To subject to disassimilation.
Disassociated (imp. & p. p.) of Disassociate
Disaventurous (a.) Misadventurous; unfortunate.
Disburthening (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Disburthen
Discalceation (n.) The act of pulling off the shoes or sandals.
Discapacitate (v. t.) To deprive of capacity; to incapacitate.
Disciplinable (a.) Capable of being discip
Disciplinable (a.) Liable or deserving to be discip
Discodactylia (n. pl.) A division of amphibians having suctorial disks on the toes, as the tree frogs.
Discoloration (n.) The act of discoloring, or the state of being discolored; alteration of hue or appearance.
Discoloration (n.) A discolored spot; a stain.
Discomforting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Discomfort
Discommission (v. t.) To deprive of a commission or trust.
Discommodious (a.) Inconvenient; troublesome; incommodious.
Discomplexion (v. t.) To change the complexion or hue of.
Discompliance (n.) Failure or refusal to comply; noncompliance.
Disconcerting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Disconcert
Disconcertion (n.) The act of disconcerting, or state of being disconcerted; discomposure; perturbation.
Disconformity (n.) Want of conformity or correspondence; inconsistency; disagreement.
Disconnecting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Disconnect
Disconnection (n.) The act of disconnecting, or state of being disconnected; separation; want of union.
Disconsecrate (v. t.) To deprive of consecration or sacredness.
Disconsolated (a.) Disconsolate.
Discontenting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Discontent
Discontentful (a.) Full of discontent.
Discontenting (a.) Discontented.
Discontenting (a.) Causing discontent; dissatisfying.
Discontentive (a.) Relating or tending to discontent.
Discontinuing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Discontinue
Discontinuity (n.) Want of continuity or cohesion; disunion of parts.
Discontinuous (a.) Not continuous; interrupted; broken off.
Discontinuous (a.) Exhibiting a dissolution of continuity; gaping.
Disconvenient (a.) Not convenient or congruous; unsuitable; ill-adapted.
Discreditable (a.) Not creditable; injurious to reputation; disgraceful; disreputable.
Discretionary () Left to discretion; unrestrained except by discretion or judgment; as, an ambassador with discretionary powers.
Discriminable (a.) Capable of being discriminated.
Discriminated (imp. & p. p.) of Discriminate
Discriminator (n.) One who discriminates.
Discruciating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Discruciate
Disembarkment (n.) Disembarkation.
Disembodiment (n.) The act of disembodying, or the state of being disembodied.
Disembroiling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Disembroil
Disemployment (n.) The state of being disemployed, or deprived of employment.
Disenchanting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Disenchant
Disencumbered (imp. & p. p.) of Disencumber
Disengagement (n.) The act of disengaging or setting free, or the state of being disengaged.
Disengagement (n.) Freedom from engrossing occupation; leisure.
Disenshrouded (a.) Freed from a shroudlike covering; unveiled.
Disentangling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Disentangle
Disestimation (n.) Disesteem.
Disfellowship (v. t.) To exclude from fellowship; to refuse intercourse with, as an associate.
Disfiguration (n.) The act of disfiguring, or the state of being disfigured; defacement; deformity; disfigurement.
Disfigurement (n.) Act of disfiguring, or state of being disfigured; deformity.
Disfigurement (n.) That which disfigures; a defacement; a blot.
Disfranchised (imp. & p. p.) of Disfranchise
Disfurnishing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Disfurnish
Disglorifying (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Disglorify
Disguisedness (n.) The state of being disguised.
Dishabilitate (v. t.) To disqualify.
Disharmonious (a.) Unharmonious; discordant.
Disheartening (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Dishearten
Disinheriting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Disinherit
Disintegrable (a.) Capable of being disintegrated, or reduced to fragments or powder.
Disintegrated (imp. & p. p.) of Disintegrate
Disintegrator (n.) A machine for grinding or pulverizing by percussion.
Disinterested (a.) Not influenced by regard to personal interest or advantage; free from selfish motive; having no relation of interest or feeling; not biased or prejudiced; as, a disinterested decision or judge.
Disinthralled (imp. & p. p.) of Disinthrall
Disinvigorate (v. t.) To enervate; to weaken.
Disjudication (n.) Judgment; discrimination. See Dijudication.
Disjunctively (adv.) In a disjunctive manner; separately.
Dislikelihood (n.) The want of likelihood; improbability.
Dismemberment (n.) The act of dismembering, or the state of being dismembered; cutting in piece; m/tilation; division; separation.
Dismortgaging (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Dismortgage
Disnaturalize (v. t.) To make alien; to deprive of the privileges of birth.
Disobediently (adv.) In a disobedient manner.
Disobligation (n.) The act of disobliging.
Disobligation (n.) A disobliging act; an offense.
Disobligation (n.) Release from obligation.
Disobligatory (a.) Releasing from obligation.
Disobligement (n.) Release from obligation.
Disoccupation (n.) The state of being unemployed; want of occupation.
Disordinately (adv.) Inordinately.
Disordination (n.) The state of being in disorder; derangement; confusion.
Disorganizing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Disorganize
Disparagement (n.) Matching any one in marriage under his or her degree; injurious union with something of inferior excellence; a lowering in rank or estimation.
Disparagement (n.) Injurious comparison with an inferior; a depreciating or dishonoring opinion or insinuation; diminution of value; dishonor; indignity; reproach; disgrace; detraction; -- commonly with to.
Disparagingly (adv.) In a manner to disparage or dishonor; slightingly.
Dispassionate (a.) Free from passion; not warped, prejudiced, swerved, or carried away by passion or feeling; judicial; calm; composed.
Dispassionate (a.) Not dictated by passion; not proceeding from temper or bias; impartial; as, dispassionate proceedings; a dispassionate view.
Disperson'ate (v. t.) To deprive of personality or individuality.
Displantation (n.) The act of displanting; removal; displacement.
Dispositional (a.) Pertaining to disposition.
Dispositioned (a.) Having (such) a disposition; -- used in compounds; as, well-dispositioned.
Dispositively (adv.) In a dispositive manner; by natural or moral disposition.
Dispossessing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Dispossess
Dispossession (n.) The act of putting out of possession; the state of being dispossessed.
Dispossession (n.) The putting out of possession, wrongfully or otherwise, of one who is in possession of a freehold, no matter in what title; -- called also ouster.
Dispraisingly (adv.) By way of dispraise.
Disprofitable (a.) Unprofitable.
Disproportion (n.) Want of proportion in form or quantity; lack of symmetry; as, the arm may be in disproportion to the body; the disproportion of the length of a building to its height.
Disproportion (n.) Want of suitableness, adequacy, or due proportion to an end or use; unsuitableness; disparity; as, the disproportion of strength or means to an object.
Disproportion (v. t.) To make unsuitable in quantity, form, or fitness to an end; to violate symmetry in; to mismatch; to join unfitly.
Dispunishable (a.) Without penal restraint; not punishable.
Dispurveyance (n.) Want of provisions; /ack of food.
Disqualifying (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Disqualify
Disreputation (n.) Loss or want of reputation or good name; dishonor; disrepute; disesteem.
Disrespectful (a.) Wanting in respect; manifesting disesteem or lack of respect; uncivil; as, disrespectful behavior.
Disrespective (a.) Showing want of respect; disrespectful.
Dissatisfying (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Dissatisfy
Disseminating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Disseminate
Dissemination (n.) The act of disseminating, or the state of being disseminated; diffusion for propagation and permanence; a scattering or spreading abroad, as of ideas, beliefs, etc.
Disseminative (a.) Tending to disseminate, or to become disseminated.
Dissentaneous (a.) Disagreeing; contrary; differing; -- opposed to consentaneous.
Dissettlement (n.) The act of unsettling, or the state of being unsettled.
Disseveration (n.) The act of disserving; disseverance.
Dissimilarity (n.) Want of resemblance; unlikeness; dissimilitude; variety; as, the dissimilarity of human faces and forms.
Dissimilation (n.) The act of making dissimilar.
Dissimilitude (n.) Want of resemblance; unlikeness; dissimilarity.
Dissimilitude (n.) A comparison by contrast; a dissimile.
Dissimulation (n.) The act of dissembling; a hiding under a false appearance; concealment by feigning; false pretension; hypocrisy.
Dissipativity (n.) The rate at which palpable energy is dissipated away into other forms of energy.
Disslanderous (a.) Slanderous.
Dissolubility (n.) The quality of being dissoluble; capacity of being dissoluble; capacity of being dissolved by heat or moisture, and converted into a fluid.
Dissoluteness (n.) State or quality of being dissolute; looseness of morals and manners; addictedness to sinful pleasures; debauchery; dissipation.
Distemperance (n.) Distemperature.
Distemperment (n.) Distempered state; distemperature.
Distinctively (adv.) With distinction; plainly.
Distinguished (imp. & p. p.) of Distinguish
Distinguished (a.) Marked; special.
Distinguished (a.) Separated from others by distinct difference; having, or indicating, superiority; eminent or known; illustrious; -- applied to persons and deeds.
Distinguisher (n.) One who, or that which, distinguishes or separates one thing from another by marks of diversity.
Distinguisher (n.) One who discerns accurately the difference of things; a nice or judicious observer.
Distributable (a.) Capable of being distributed.
Disvantageous (a.) Disadvantageous.
Diverberation (n.) A sounding through.
Diversifiable (a.) Capable of being diversified or varied.
Diversivolent (a.) Desiring different things.
Divertisement (n.) Diversion; amusement; recreation.
Fibrinogenous (a.) Possessed of properties similar to fibrinogen; capable of forming fibrin.
Fibrospongiae (n. pl.) An order of sponges having a fibrous skeleton, including the commercial sponges.
Fibrovascular (a.) Containing woody fiber and ducts, as the stems of all flowering plants and ferns; -- opposed to cellular.
Foddle-faddle (n.) A trifle; trifling talk; nonsense.
Fiddle-faddle (v. i.) To talk nonsense.
Fiddle-shaped (a.) Inversely ovate, with a deep hollow on each side.
Fillibustered (imp. & p. p.) of Filibuster
Filibustering (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Filibuster
Filibusterism (n.) The characteristics or practices of a filibuster.
Filipendulous (a.) Suspended by, or strung upon, a thread; -- said of tuberous swellings in the middle or at the extremities of slender, threadlike rootlets.
Fingle-fangle (n.) A trifle.
Finnan haddie () Haddock cured in peat smoke, originally at Findon (pron. fin"an), Scotland. the name is also applied to other kinds of smoked haddock.
Firmer-chisel (n.) A chisel, thin in proportion to its width. It has a tang to enter the handle instead of a socket for receiving it.
Five-twenties (n. pl.) Five-twenty bonds of the United States (bearing six per cent interest), issued in 1862, '64, and '65, redeemable after five and payable in twenty years.
Hieroglyphist (n.) One versed in hieroglyphics.
High-embowed (a.) Having lofty arches.
High-finished (a.) Finished with great care; polished.
High-pressure (a.) Having or involving a pressure greatly exceeding that of the atmosphere; -- said of steam, air, water, etc., and of steam, air, or hydraulic engines, water wheels, etc.
High-pressure (a.) Fig.: Urgent; intense; as, a high-pressure business or social life.
High-reaching (a.) Reaching high or upward; hence, ambitious; aspiring.
High-seasoned (a.) Enriched with spice and condiments; hence, exciting; piquant.
High-sounding (a.) Pompous; noisy; ostentatious; as, high-sounding words or titles.
High-spirited (a.) Full of spirit or natural fire; haughty; courageous; impetuous; not brooking restraint or opposition.
High-swelling (a.) Inflated; boastful.
Highty-tighty (a.) Hoity-toity.
Histohaematin (n.) One of a class of respiratory pigments, widely distributed in the animal kingdom, capable of ready oxidation and reduction.
Historionomer (n.) One versed in the phenomena of history and the laws controlling them.
Histrionicism (n.) The histronic art; stageplaying.
Kiabooca wood () See Kyaboca wood.
Kicksy-wicksy (n.) Alt. of Kicky-wisky
Kicksy-wicksy (a.) Fantastic; restless; as, kicksy-wicksy flames.
Kidderminster (n.) A kind of ingrain carpeting, named from the English town where formerly most of it was manufactured.
Kidney-shaped (a.) Having the form or shape of a kidney; reniform; as, a kidney-shaped leaf.
Kilogrammeter (n.) Alt. of Kilogrammetre
Kilogrammetre (n.) A measure of energy or work done, being the amount expended in raising one kilogram through the height of one meter, in the latitude of Paris.
Kindergartner (n.) One who teaches in a kindergarten.
Kinesitherapy (n.) See Kinesiatrics.
Kinetogenesis (n.) An instrument for producing curves by the combination of circular movements; -- called also kinescope.
Librarianship (n.) The office of a librarian.
Lichenography (n.) A description of lichens; the science which illustrates the natural history of lichens.
Lichenologist (n.) One versed in lichenology.
Light-hearted (a.) Free from grief or anxiety; gay; cheerful; merry.
Light-o'-love (n.) An old tune of a dance, the name of which made it a proverbial expression of levity, especially in love matters.
Light-o'-love (n.) Hence: A light or wanton woman.
Lignification (n.) A change in the character of a cell wall, by which it becomes harder. It is supposed to be due to an incrustation of lignin.
Lignitiferous (a.) Producing or containing lignite; lignitic.
Liguliflorous (a.) Bearing only ligulate flowers; -- said of a large suborder of composite plants, such as the dandelion, lettuce, hawkweed, etc.
Lincoln green () A color of cloth formerly made in Lincoln, England; the cloth itself.
Lingua Franca () The commercial language of the Levant, -- a mixture of the languages of the people of the region and of foreign traders.
Lipogrammatic (a.) Omitting a letter; composed of words not having a certain letter or letters; as, lipogrammatic writings.
Lissencephala (n. pl.) A general name for all those placental mammals that have a brain with few or no cerebral convolutions, as Rodentia, Insectivora, etc.
Lithiophilite (n.) A phosphate of manganese and lithium; a variety of triphylite.
Lithochromics (n.) The art of printing colored pictures on canvas from oil paintings on stone.
Lithofracteur (n.) An explosive compound of nitroglycerin. See Nitroglycerin.
Lithoglyptics (n.) The art of cutting and engraving gems.
Lithographing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Lithograph
Lithontriptic (a.) Having the quality of, or used for, dissolving or destroying stone in the bladder or kidneys; as, lithontriptic forceps.
Lithontriptic (n.) A lithontriptic remedy or agent, as distilled water.
Lithontriptor (n.) See Lithotriptor.
Lithophosphor (n.) A stone that becomes phosphoric by heat.
Lithotriptist (n.) One skilled in breaking and extracting stone in the bladder.
Litigiousness (n.) The state of being litigious; disposition to engage in or carry on lawsuits.
Liver-colored (a.) Having a color like liver; dark reddish brown.
Livery stable () A stable where horses are kept for hire, and where stabling is provided. See Livery, n., 3 (e) (f) & (g).
Lizard's tail () A perennial plant of the genus Saururus (S. cernuus), growing in marshes, and having white flowers crowded in a slender terminal spike, somewhat resembling in form a lizard's tail; whence the name.
Microbacteria (n. pl.) In the classification of Cohn, one of the four tribes of Bacteria.
Microcephalic (a.) Alt. of Microcephalous
Microcosmical (a.) Of or pertaining to the microcosm.
Micro-geology (n.) The part of geology relating to structure and organisms which require to be studied with a microscope.
Micrometrical (a.) Belonging to micrometry; made by the micrometer.
Microorganism (n.) Any microscopic form of life; -- particularly applied to bacteria and similar organisms, esp. such are supposed to cause infectious diseases.
Microphthalmy (n.) An unnatural smallness of the eyes, occurring as the result of disease or of imperfect development.
Microphyllous (a.) Small-leaved.
Microscopical (a.) Of or pertaining to the microscope or to microscopy; made with a microscope; as, microscopic observation.
Microscopical (a.) Able to see extremely minute objects.
Microscopical (a.) Very small; visible only by the aid of a microscope; as, a microscopic insect.
Microzoospore (n.) A small motile spore furnished with two vibratile cilia, found in certain green algae.
Middle-ground (n.) That part of a picture between the foreground and the background.
Millennialist (n.) One who believes that Christ will reign personally on earth a thousand years; a Chiliast; also, a believer in the universal prevalence of Christianity for a long period.
Millennialism (n.) Alt. of Millenniarism
Millenniarism (n.) Belief in, or expectation of, the millennium; millenarianism.
Millionairess (n.) A woman who is a millionaire, or the wife of a millionaire.
Mill-sixpence (n.) A milled sixpence; -- the sixpence being one of the first English coins milled (1561).
Mineralogical (a.) Of or pertaining to mineralogy; as, a mineralogical table.
Mingle-mangle (v. t.) To mix in a disorderly way; to make a mess of.
Mingle-mangle (n.) A hotchpotch.
Ministerially (adv.) In a ministerial manner; in the character or capacity of a minister.
Misadjustment (n.) Wrong adjustment; unsuitable arrangement.
Misadventured (a.) Unfortunate.
Misadvertence (n.) Inadvertence.
Misallegation (n.) A erroneous statement or allegation.
Misanthropist (n.) A misanthrope.
Miscegenation (n.) A mixing of races; amalgamation, as by intermarriage of black and white.
Miscellaneous (a.) Mixed; mingled; consisting of several things; of diverse sorts; promiscuous; heterogeneous; as, a miscellaneous collection.
Miscomprehend (v. t.) To get a wrong idea of or about; to misunderstand.
Misconceiving (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Misconceive
Misconception (n.) Erroneous conception; false opinion; wrong understanding.
Misconclusion (n.) An erroneous inference or conclusion.
Misconjecture (n.) A wrong conjecture or guess.
Misconjecture (v. t. & i.) To conjecture wrongly.
Misconsecrate (v. t.) To consecrate amiss.
Misconstruing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Misconstrue
Misemployment (n.) Wrong or mistaken employment.
Miserableness (n.) The state or quality of being miserable.
Misexposition (n.) Wrong exposition.
Misexpression (n.) Wrong expression.
Misgovernance (n.) Misgovernment; misconduct; misbehavior.
Misgovernment (n.) Bad government; want of government.
Mismanagement (n.) Wrong or bad management; as, he failed through mismagement.
Misordination (n.) Wrong ordination.
Misperception (n.) Erroneous perception.
Mispersuasion (n.) A false persuasion; wrong notion or opinion.
Misproceeding (n.) Wrong or irregular proceding.
Mispronounced (imp. & p. p.) of Mispronounce
Misproportion (v. t.) To give wrong proportions to; to join without due proportion.
Missuggestion (n.) Wrong or evil suggestion.
Mistrustingly (adv.) With distrust or suspicion.
Misunderstood (imp. & p. p.) of Misunderstand
Misunderstand (v. t.) To misconceive; to mistake; to miscomprehend; to take in a wrong sense.
Nickeliferous (a.) Containing nickel; as, nickelferous iron.
Nigrification (n.) The act or process of making black.
Nitrification (n.) The act, process, or result of combining with nitrogen or some of its compounds.
Nitrification (n.) The act or process of oxidizing nitrogen or its compounds so as to form nitrous or nitric acid.
Nitrification (n.) A process of oxidation, in which nitrogenous vegetable and animal matter in the presence of air, moisture, and some basic substances, as lime or alkali carbonate, is converted into nitrates.
Nitrogenizing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Nitrogenize
Nitroglycerin (n.) A liquid appearing like a heavy oil, colorless or yellowish, and consisting of a mixture of several glycerin salts of nitric acid, and hence more properly called glycerin nitrate. It is made by the action of nitric acid on glycerin in the presence of sulphuric acid. It is extremely unstable and terribly explosive. A very dilute solution is used in medicine as a neurotic under the name of glonion.
Nitromuriatic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or composed of, nitric acid and muriatic acid; nitrohydrochloric. See Nitrohydrochloric.
Nitroprusside (n.) See Nitroprussic.
Pichurim bean () The seed of a Brazilian lauraceous tree (Nectandra Puchury) of a taste and smell between those of nutmeg and of sassafras, -- sometimes used medicinally. Called also sassafras nut.
Picturesquish (a.) Somewhat picturesque.
Pilled-garlic (n.) See Pilgarlic.
Pinnatilobate (a.) Having lobes arranged in a pinnate manner.
Piscicultural (a.) Relating to pisciculture.
Pistillaceous (a.) Growing on, or having nature of, the pistil; of or pertaining to a pistil.
Pittle-pattle (v. i.) To talk unmeaningly; to chatter or prattle.
Righteousness (n.) The quality or state of being righteous; ho
Righteousness (n.) A righteous act, or righteous quality.
Righteousness (n.) The act or conduct of one who is righteous.
Righteousness (n.) The state of being right with God; justification; the work of Christ, which is the ground of justification.
Right-hearted (a.) Having a right heart or disposition.
Right-running (a.) Straight; direct.
Rightwiseness (n.) Righteousness.
Ring-streaked (a.) Having circular streaks or
Ripple-marked (a.) Having ripple marks.
Siderographic (a.) Alt. of Siderographical
Significantly (adv.) In a significant manner.
Signification (n.) The act of signifying; a making known by signs or other means.
Signification (n.) That which is signified or made known; that meaning which a sign, character, or token is intended to convey; as, the signification of words.
Significative (a.) Betokening or representing by an external sign.
Significative (a.) Having signification or meaning; expressive of a meaning or purpose; significant.
Significatory (a.) Significant.
Significatory (n.) That which is significatory.
Silicofluoric (a.) Containing, or composed of, silicon and fluorine; especially, denoting the compounds called silicofluorides.
Simple-minded (a.) Artless; guileless; simple-hearted; undesigning; unsuspecting; devoid of duplicity.
Single-acting (a.) Having simplicity of action; especially (Mach.), acting or exerting force during strokes in one direction only; -- said of a reciprocating engine, pump, etc.
Single-handed (a.) Having but one hand, or one workman; also, alone; unassisted.
Single-minded (a.) Having a single purpose; hence, artless; guileless; single-hearted.
Singularities (pl. ) of Singularity
Siphoniferous (a.) Siphon-bearing, as the shell of the nautilus and other cephalopods.
Siphonoglyphe (n.) A gonidium.
Siphonophoran (a.) Belonging to the Siphonophora.
Siphonophoran (n.) One of the Siphonophora.
Siphunculated (a.) Having a siphuncle.
Sipunculoidea (n. pl.) Same as Gephyrea.
Sipunculoidea (n. pl.) In a restricted sense, same as Sipunculacea.
Sister-in-law (n.) The sister of one's husband or wife; also, the wife of one's brother; sometimes, the wife of one's husband's or wife's brother.
Tickle-footed (a.) Uncertain; inconstant; slippery.
Timothy grass () A kind of grass (Phleum pratense) with long cylindrical spikes; -- called also herd's grass, in England, cat's-tail grass, and meadow cat's-tail grass. It is much prized for fodder. See Illustration in Appendix.
Tintinnabular (a.) Alt. of Tintinnabulary
Titanotherium (n.) A large American Miocene mammal, allied to the rhinoceros, and more nearly to the extinct Brontotherium.
Titter-totter (v. i.) See Teeter.
Tittle-tattle (n.) Idle, trifling talk; empty prattle.
Tittle-tattle (n.) An idle, trifling talker; a gossip.
Tittle-tattle (v. i.) To talk idly; to prate.
Vigintivirate (n.) The office of the vigintiviri, a body of officers of government consisting of twenty men; also, the vigintiviri.
Villanousness (n.) See Villainous, etc.
Vin ordinaire () A cheap claret, used as a table wine in France.
Violoncellist (n.) A player on the violoncello.
Visionariness (n.) The quality or state of being visionary.
Vitelligenous (a.) Producing yolk, or vitel
Viticulturist (n.) One engaged in viticulture.
Vitrification (n.) Same as Vitrifaction.
Vitriolizable (a.) Capable of being converted into a vitriol.
Vivisectional (a.) Of or pertaining to vivisection.
Wilton carpet () A kind of carpet woven with loops like the Brussels, but differing from it in having the loops cut so as to form an elastic velvet pile; -- so called because made originally at Wilton, England.
Wineglassfuls (pl. ) of Wineglassful
Winter-beaten (a.) Beaten or harassed by the severe weather of winter.
Winter-ground (v. t.) To coved over in the season of winter, as for protection or shelter; as, to winter-ground the roods of a plant.
Winterkilling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Winterkill
Winter's bark () The aromatic bark of tree (Drimys, / Drymis, Winteri) of the Magnolia family, which is found in Southern Chili. It was first used as a cure for scurvy by its discoverer, Captain John Winter, vice admiral to sir Francis Drake, in 1577.
Xiphiplastron (n.) The posterior, or fourth, lateral plate in the plastron of turtles; -- called also xiphisternum.
Xiphophyllous (a.) Having sword-shaped leaves.
Zincification (n.) The act or process of applying zinc; the condition of being zincified, or covered with zinc; galvanization.
Zincongraphic (a.) Alt. of Zincongraphical
Zircofluoride (n.) A double fluoride of zirconium and hydrogen, or some other positive element or radical; as, zircofluoride of sodium.
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