14 letter words whose second letter is U
Augustinianism (n.) Alt. of Augustinism
Auld lang syne () A Scottish phrase used in recalling recollections of times long since past.
Authenticating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Authenticate
Autobiographer (n.) One who writers his own life or biography.
Autobiographic (a.) Alt. of Autobiographical
Autocratorical (a.) Pertaining to an autocrator; absolute.
Autotypography (n.) A process resembling "nature printing," by which drawings executed on gelatin are impressed into a soft metal plate, from which the printing is done as from copperplate.
Buckler-headed (a.) Having a head like a buckler.
Bureaucratical (a.) Of, relating to, or resembling, a bureaucracy.
Burr millstone () See Buhrstone.
Burying ground () Alt. of Burying place
Cubbridge-head (n.) A bulkhead on the forecastle and half deck of a ship.
Cuckold's knot () A hitch or knot, by which a rope is secured to a spar, the two parts of the rope being crossed and seized together; -- called also cuckold's neck.
Cucurbitaceous (a.) Of, pertaining to, or resembling, a family of plants of which the cucumber, melon, and gourd are common examples.
Curculionidous (a.) Pertaining to the Curculionideae, or weevil tribe.
Customableness (n.) Quality of being customable; conformity to custom.
Eudemonistical (a.) Alt. of Eudaemonistical
Euphorbiaceous (a.) Alt. of Euphorbial
Gunter's chain () The chain ordinarily used in measuring land. See Chain, n., 4, and Gunter's scale.
Gunter's scale () A scale invented by the Rev. Edmund Gunter (1581-1626), a professor of astronomy at Gresham College, London, who invented also Gunter's chain, and Gunter's quadrant.
Huron-Iroquous (n.) A linguistic group of warlike North American Indians, belonging to the same stock as the Algonquins, and including several tribes, among which were the Five Nations. They formerly occupied the region about Lakes Erie and Ontario, and the larger part of New York.
Jurisdictional (a.) Of or pertaining to jurisdiction; as jurisdictional rights.
Mulberry-faced (a.) Having a face of a mulberry color, or blotched as if with mulberry stains.
Multarticulate (a.) Having many articulations or joints.
Multicuspidate (a.) Having many cusps or points.
Multifariously (adv.) With great multiplicity and diversity; with variety of modes and relations.
Multigranulate (a.) Having, or consisting of, many grains.
Multinucleated (a.) Multinuclear.
Multiplication (n.) The act or process of multiplying, or of increasing in number; the state of being multiplied; as, the multiplication of the human species by natural generation.
Multiplication (n.) The process of repeating, or adding to itself, any given number or quantity a certain number of times; commonly, the process of ascertaining by a briefer computation the result of such repeated additions; also, the rule by which the operation is performed; -- the reverse of division.
Multiplication (n.) An increase above the normal number of parts, especially of petals; augmentation.
Multiplication (n.) The art of increasing gold or silver by magic, -- attributed formerly to the alchemists.
Multiplicative (a.) Tending to multiply; having the power to multiply, or incease numbers.
Multisiliquous (a.) Having many pods or seed vessels.
Municipalities (pl. ) of Municipality
Musculophrenic (a.) Pertaining to the muscles and the diaphragm; as, the musculophrenic artery.
Muzzle-loading (a.) Receiving its charge through the muzzle; as, a muzzle-loading rifle.
Nucamentaceous (a.) Like a nut either in structure or in being indehiscent; bearing one-seeded nutlike fruits.
Nucumentaceous (a.) See Nucamentaceous.
Nudibranchiata (n. pl.) A division of opisthobranchiate mollusks, having no shell except while very young. The gills are naked and situated upon the back or sides. See Ceratobranchia.
Nudibranchiate (a. & n.) Same as Nudibranch.
Ouranographist (n.) See Uranographist.
Outgeneralling () of Outgeneral
Out-of-the-way (a.) See under Out, adv.
Public-hearted (a.) Public-spirited.
Pudding-headed (a.) Stupid.
Pulmocutaneous (a.) Of or pertaining to the lungs and the akin; as, the pulmocutaneous arteries of the frog.
Quadragesimals (n. pl.) Offerings formerly made to the mother church of a diocese on Mid-Lent Sunday.
Quadricapsular (a.) Having four capsules.
Quadrifurcated (a.) Having four forks, or branches.
Quadrigeminous (a.) Fourfold; having four similar parts, or two pairs of similar parts.
Quadriphyllous (a.) Having four leaves; quadrifoliate.
Quadrisyllabic () Alt. of Quadri-syllabical
Quadrisyllable (n.) A word consisting of four syllables.
Quadrivalvular (a.) Having four valves; quadrivalve.
Quadruplicated (imp. & p. p.) of Quadruplicate
Quantification (n.) Modification by a reference to quantity; the introduction of the element of quantity.
Queensland nut () The nut of an Australian tree (Macadamia ternifolia). It is about an inch in diameter, and contains a single round edible seed, or sometimes two hemispherical seeds. So called from Queensland in Australia.
Quicksilvering (n.) The mercury and foil on the back of a looking-glass.
Quinquedentate (a.) Alt. of Quinquedentated
Quinquefarious (a.) Arranged in five vertical rows; pentastichous.
Quinquefoliate (a.) Alt. of Quinquefoliated
Quinqueliteral (a.) Consisting of five letters.
Quinquelobared (a.) Cut less than halfway into portions, usually somewhat rounded; five-lobed; as, a quinquelobate leaf or corolla.
Quinquelocular (a.) Having five cells or loculi; five-celled; as, a quinquelocular pericarp.
Quinquepartite (a.) Consisting of five parts.
Quinquepartite (a.) Divided into five parts almost to the base.
Quintessential (a.) Of the nature of a quintessence; purest.
Quodlibetarian (n.) One who discusses any subject at pleasure.
Subalternating (a.) Subalternate; successive.
Subalternation (n.) The state of being subalternate; succession of turns; subordination.
Subarachnoidal (a.) Situated under the arachnoid membrane.
Subconformable (a.) Partially conformable.
Subcrustaceous (a.) Occurring beneath a crust or scab; as, a subcrustaceous cicatrization.
Subcylindrical (a.) Alt. of Subcylindric
Subderisorious (a.) Ridiculing with moderation.
Subendocardial (a.) Situated under the endocardium.
Subhornblendic (a.) Containing hornblende in a scattered state; of or relating to rocks containing disseminated hornblende.
Subinfeudation (n.) The granting of lands by inferior lords to their dependents, to be held by themselves by feudal tenure.
Subinfeudation (n.) Subordinate tenancy; undertenancy.
Subject-matter (n.) The matter or thought presented for consideration in some statement or discussion; that which is made the object of thought or study.
Subnotochordal (a.) Situated on the ventral side of the notochord; as, the subnotochordal rod.
Subpedunculate (a.) Supported on, or growing from, a very short stem; having a short peduncle.
Subpentangular (a.) Nearly or approximately pentangular; almost pentangular.
Subpericardial (a.) Situated under the cardiac pericardium.
Substantiality (n.) The quality or state of being substantial; corporiety; materiality.
Substantialize (v. t.) To make substantial.
Substantiating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Substantiate
Substantiation (n.) The act of substantiating or proving; evidence; proof.
Substitutional (a.) Of or pertaining to substitution; standing in the place of another; substituted.
Subtegulaneous (a.) Under the roof or eaves; within doors.
Subterrestrial (a.) Subterranean.
Subtranslucent (a.) Not perfectly translucent.
Subtransparent (a.) Not perfectly transparent.
Subturriculate (a.) Somewhat turriculate.
Successiveness (n.) The quality or state of being successive.
Sulphantimonic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, a hypothetical sulphacid of antimony (called also thioantimonic acid) analogous to sulpharsenic acid.
Sulpharsenious (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, a hypothetical sulphacid (called also thioarsenious acid) analogous to arsenious acid, and known only in its salts.
Sulphindigotic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, a sulphonic acid obtained, as a blue solution, by dissolving indigo in sulphuric acid; -- formerly called also cerulic sulphuric acid, but properly called indigo-disulphonic acid.
Sulphocarbonic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, a sulphacid, H2CSO2 (called also thiocarbonic acid), or an acid, H2CS3, analogous to carbonic acid, obtained as a yellow oily liquid of a pungent odor, and forming salts.
Sulphocyanogen (n.) See Persulphocyanogen.
Sulphostannate (n.) A salt of sulphostannic acid.
Sulphotungstic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, hypothetical sulphacid of tungsten (called also sulphowolframic acid), analogous to sulphuric acid, and known in its salts.
Sulphur-bottom (n.) A very large whalebone whale of the genus Sibbaldius, having a yellowish belly; especially, S. sulfureus of the North Pacific, and S. borealis of the North Atlantic; -- called also sulphur whale.
Superabundance (n.) The quality or state of being superabundant; a superabundant quantity; redundancy; excess.
Superadvenient (a.) Coming upon; coming in addition to, or in assistance of, something.
Superannuating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Superannuate
Superannuation (n.) The state of being superannuated, or too old for office or business; the state of being disqualified by old age; decrepitude.
Supercarbonate (n.) A bicarbonate.
Supercelestial (a.) Situated above the firmament, or great vault of heaven.
Supercelestial (a.) Higher than celestial; superangelic.
Supercrescence (n.) That which grows upon another growing thing; a parasite.
Supererogating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Supererogate
Supererogation (n.) The act of supererogating; performance of more than duty or necessity requires.
Supererogative (a.) Supererogatory.
Supererogatory (a.) Performed to an extent not enjoined, or not required, by duty or necessity; as, supererogatory services.
Superessential (a.) Essential above others, or above the constitution of a thing.
Superexcellent (a.) Excellent in an uncommon degree; very excellent.
Superfecundity (n.) Superabundant fecundity or multiplication of the species.
Superficialist (n.) One who attends to anything superficially; a superficial or shallow person; a sciolist; a smatterer.
Superficiality (n.) The quality or state of being superficial; also, that which is superficial.
Superficialize (v. t.) To attend to, or to treat, superficially, or in a shallow or slighting way.
Superfoetation (n.) Superfetation.
Superfoliation (n.) Excess of foliation.
Superincumbent (a.) Lying or resting on something else.
Superinduction (n.) The act of superinducing, or the state of being superinduced.
Superinjection (n.) An injection succeeding another.
Superintending (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Superintend
Superintendent (a.) Overseeing; superintending.
Superintendent (n.) One who has the oversight and charge of some place, institution, or organization, affairs, etc., with the power of direction; as, the superintendent of an almshouse; the superintendent of public works.
Superlucration (n.) Excessive or extraordinary gain.
Supermaxillary (a.) Supermaxillary.
Supernaturally (adv.) In a supernatural manner.
Superoccipital (a.) Supraoccipital.
Superphosphate (n.) An acid phosphate.
Superponderate (v. t.) To wiegh over and above.
Superpurgation (n.) Excessive purgation.
Superscription (n.) The act of superscribing.
Superscription (n.) That which is written or engraved on the surface, outside, or above something else; specifically, an address on a letter, envelope, or the like.
Superscription (n.) That part of a prescription which contains the Latin word recipe (Take) or the sign /.
Supersensitive (a.) Excessively sensitive; morbidly sensitive.
Superstruction (n.) The act of superstructing, or building upon.
Superstruction (n.) That which id superstructed, or built upon some foundation; an edifice; a superstructure.
Superstructive (a.) Built or erected on something else.
Superstructure (n.) Any material structure or edifice built on something else; that which is raised on a foundation or basis
Superstructure (n.) all that part of a building above the basement. Also used figuratively.
Superstructure (n.) The sleepers, and fastenings, in distinction from the roadbed.
Superterranean (a.) Being above ground.
Supervacaneous (a.) Serving no purpose; superfluous; needless.
Supple-chapped (a.) Having a limber tongue.
Supplicatingly (adv.) In a supplicating manner.
Supposititious (a.) Fraudulently substituted for something else; not being what is purports to be; not genuine; spurious; counterfeit; as, a supposititious child; a supposititious writing.
Supposititious (a.) Suppositional; hypothetical.
Supra-acromial (a.) Situated above the acromial process of the scapula.
Supra-axillary (a.) Growing above the axil; inserted above the axil, as a peduncle. See Suprafoliaceous.
Suprabranchial (a.) Situated above the branchiae; -- applied especially to the upper division of the gill cavity of bivalve mollusks.
Suprachoroidal (a.) Situated above the choroid; -- applied to the layer of the choroid coat of the eyeball next to the sclerotic.
Supracondyloid (a.) Situated above a condyle or condyles.
Supralapsarian (n.) One of that class of Calvinists who believed that God's decree of election determined that man should fall, in order that the opportunity might be furnished of securing the redemption of a part of the race, the decree of salvation being conceived of as formed before or beyond, and not after or following, the lapse, or fall. Cf. Infralapsarian.
Supralapsarian (a.) Of or pertaining to the Supralapsarians, or their doctrine.
Supramaxillary (a.) Situated over the lower jaw; as, the supramaxillary nerve.
Supramaxillary (a.) Of or pertaining to the upper jaw.
Supraoccipital (a.) Situated over, or in the upper part of, the occiput; of or pertaining to the supraoccipital bone.
Supraoccipital (n.) The supraoccipital bone.
Suprascalpular (a.) Alt. of Suprascalpulary
Suprastapedial (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, that part of the columella of the ear which projects above the connection with the stapes, as in many animals.
Suprastapedial (n.) The suprastapedial part of the columella.
Supratrochlear (a.) Situated over or above a trochlea or trochlear surface; -- applied esp. to one of the subdivisions of the trigeminal nerve.
Susceptibility (n.) The state or quality of being susceptible; the capability of receiving impressions, or of being affected.
Susceptibility (n.) Specifically, capacity for deep feeling or emotional excitement; sensibility, in its broadest acceptation; impressibility; sensitiveness.
Suspensibility (n.) The quality or state of being suspensible.
Tumultuariness (n.) The quality or state of being tumultuary.
Turnicimorphae (n. pl.) A division of birds including Turnix and allied genera, resembling quails in appearance but differing from them anatomically.
Vulnerableness (n.) The quality or state of being vulnerable; vulnerability.
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