4 letter words ending in ist
Cist (n.) A box or chest. Specifically: (a) A bronze receptacle, round or oval, frequently decorated with engravings on the sides and cover, and with feet, handles, etc., of decorative castings. (b) A cinerary urn. See Illustration in Appendix.
Cist (n.) See Cyst.
Fist (n.) The hand with the fingers doubled into the palm; the closed hand, especially as clinched tightly for the purpose of striking a blow.
Fist (n.) The talons of a bird of prey.
Fist (n.) the index mark [/], used to direct special attention to the passage which follows.
Fist (v. t.) To strike with the fist.
Fist (v. t.) To gripe with the fist.
Gist (n.) A resting place.
Gist (n.) The main point, as of a question; the point on which an action rests; the pith of a matter; as, the gist of a question.
Hist (interj.) Hush; be silent; -- a signal for silence.
-ist () A noun suffix denoting an agent, or doer, one who practices, a believer in; as, theorist, one who theorizes; socialist, one who holds to socialism; sensualist, one given to sensuality.
Kist (n.) A chest; hence, a coffin.
Kist (n.) A stated payment, especially a payment of rent for land; hence, the time for such payment.
List (n.) A
List (v. t.) To inclose for combat; as, to list a field.
List (v. i.) To hearken; to attend; to listen.
List (v. t.) To listen or hearken to.
List (v. i.) To desire or choose; to please.
List (v. i.) To lean; to inc
List (n.) Inclination; desire.
List (n.) An inclination to one side; as, the ship has a list to starboard.
List (n.) A strip forming the woven border or selvedge of cloth, particularly of broadcloth, and serving to strengthen it; hence, a strip of cloth; a fillet.
List (n.) A limit or boundary; a border.
List (n.) The lobe of the ear; the ear itself.
List (n.) A stripe.
List (n.) A roll or catalogue, that is row or
List (n.) A little square molding; a fillet; -- called also listel.
List (n.) A narrow strip of wood, esp. sapwood, cut from the edge of a plank or board.
List (n.) A piece of woolen cloth with which the yarns are grasped by a workman.
List (n.) The first thin coat of tin.
List (n.) A wirelike rim of tin left on an edge of the plate after it is coated.
List (v. t.) To sew together, as strips of cloth, so as to make a show of colors, or form a border.
List (v. t.) To cover with list, or with strips of cloth; to put list on; as, to list a door; to stripe as if with list.
List (v. t.) To enroll; to place or register in a list.
List (v. t.) To engage, as a soldier; to enlist.
List (v. t.) To cut away a narrow strip, as of sapwood, from the edge of; as, to list a board.
List (v. i.) To engage in public service by enrolling one's name; to enlist.
Mist (n.) Visible watery vapor suspended in the atmosphere, at or near the surface of the earth; fog.
Mist (n.) Coarse, watery vapor, floating or falling in visible particles, approaching the form of rain; as, Scotch mist.
Mist (n.) Hence, anything which dims or darkens, and obscures or intercepts vision.
Mist (v. t.) To cloud; to cover with mist; to dim.
Mist (v. i.) To rain in very fine drops; as, it mists.
Pist (n.) See Piste.
Rist () 3d pers. sing. pres. of Rise, contracted from riseth.
Sist (v. t.) To stay, as judicial proceedings; to delay or suspend; to stop.
Sist (v. t.) To cause to take a place, as at the bar of a court; hence, to cite; to summon; to bring into court.
Sist (n.) A stay or suspension of proceedings; an order for a stay of proceedings.
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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".