5 letter words ending in al

Abdal (n.) A religious devotee or dervish in Persia.

Abhal (n.) The berries of a species of cypress in the East Indies.

Algal (a.) Pertaining to, or like, algae.

Annal (n.) See Annals.

Areal (a.) Of or pertaining to an area; as, areal interstices (the areas or spaces inclosed by the reticulate vessels of leaves).

Argal (n.) Crude tartar. See Argol.

Argal (adv.) A ludicrous corruption of the Latin word ergo, therefore.

Argal (n.) Alt. of Argali

Arval (n.) A funeral feast.

Attal (n.) Same as Attle.

Aural (a.) Of or pertaining to the air, or to an aura.

Aural (a.) Of or pertaining to the ear; as, aural medicine and surgery.

Axial (a.) Of or pertaining to an axis; of the nature of, or resembling, an axis; around an axis.

Axial (a.) Belonging to the axis of the body; as, the axial skeleton; or to the axis of any appendage or organ; as, the axial bones.

Banal (a.) Commonplace; trivial; hackneyed; trite.

Basal (a.) Relating to, or forming, the base.

Binal (a.) Twofold; double.

Bocal (n.) A cylindrical glass vessel, with a large and short neck.

-ical (a.) Alt. of ical

Cabal (n.) Tradition; occult doctrine. See Cabala

Cabal (n.) A secret.

Cabal (n.) A number of persons united in some close design, usually to promote their private views and interests in church or state by intrigue; a secret association composed of a few designing persons; a junto.

Cabal (n.) The secret artifices or machinations of a few persons united in a close design; intrigue.

Cabal (v. i.) To unite in a small party to promote private views and interests by intrigue; to intrigue; to plot.

Canal (n.) An artificial channel filled with water and designed for navigation, or for irrigating land, etc.

Canal (n.) A tube or duct; as, the alimentary canal; the semicircular canals of the ear.

Casal (a.) Of or pertaining to case; as, a casal ending.

Cital (n.) Summons to appear, as before a judge.

Cital (n.) Citation; quotation

Copal () A resinous substance flowing spontaneously from trees of Zanzibar, Madagascar, and South America (Trachylobium Hornemannianum, T. verrucosum, and Hymenaea Courbaril), and dug from earth where forests have stood in Africa; -- used chiefly in making varnishes.

Coral (n.) The hard parts or skeleton of various Anthozoa, and of a few Hydrozoa. Similar structures are also formed by some Bryozoa.

Coral (n.) The ovaries of a cooked lobster; -- so called from their color.

Coral (n.) A piece of coral, usually fitted with small bells and other appurtenances, used by children as a plaything.

Cryal (n.) The heron

Didal (n.) A kind of triangular spade.

Dogal (a.) Of or pertaining to a doge.

Domal (a.) Pertaining to a house.

Dotal (a.) Pertaining to dower, or a woman's marriage portion; constituting dower, or comprised in it.

Ducal (a.) Of or pertaining to a duke.

Dumal (a.) Pertaining to, or set with, briers or bushes; brambly.

Dural (a.) Pertaining to the dura, or dura mater.

Earal (a.) Receiving by the ear.

Ectal (a.) Pertaining to, or situated near, the surface; outer; -- opposed to ental.

Ental (a.) Pertaining to, or situated near, central or deep parts; inner; -- opposed to ectal.

Equal (a.) Bearing a suitable relation; of just proportion; having competent power, abilities, or means; adequate; as, he is not equal to the task.

Equal (a.) Not variable; equable; uniform; even; as, an equal movement.

Equal (a.) Evenly balanced; not unduly inclining to either side; characterized by fairness; unbiased; impartial; equitable; just.

Equal (a.) Of the same interest or concern; indifferent.

Equal (a.) Intended for voices of one kind only, either all male or all female; -- opposed to mixed.

Equal (a.) Exactly agreeing with respect to quantity.

Equal (n.) One not inferior or superior to another; one having the same or a similar age, rank, station, office, talents, strength, or other quality or condition; an equal quantity or number; as, "If equals be taken from equals the remainders are equal."

Equal (n.) State of being equal; equality.

Equal (v. t.) To be or become equal to; to have the same quantity, the same value, the same degree or rank, or the like, with; to be commen/urate with.

Equal (v. t.) To make equal return to; to recompense fully.

Equal (v. t.) To make equal or equal to; to equalize; hence, to compare or regard as equals; to put on equality.

Ethal (n.) A white waxy solid, C16H33.OH; -- called also cetylic alcohol. See Cetylic alcohol, under Cetylic.

Fanal (n.) A lighthouse, or the apparatus placed in it for giving light.

Fatal (a.) Proceeding from, or appointed by, fate or destiny; necessary; inevitable.

Fatal (a.) Foreboding death or great disaster.

Fatal (a.) Causing death or destruction; deadly; mortal; destructive; calamitous; as, a fatal wound; a fatal disease; a fatal day; a fatal error.

Fecal (a.) relating to, or containing, dregs, feces, or ordeure; faecal.

Feral (a.) Wild; untamed; ferine; not domesticated; -- said of beasts, birds, and plants.

Feral (a.) Funereal; deadly; fatal; dangerous.

Fetal (a.) Pertaining to, or connected with, a fetus; as, fetal circulation; fetal membranes.

Final (a.) Pertaining to the end or conclusion; last; terminating; ultimate; as, the final day of a school term.

Final (a.) Conclusive; decisive; as, a final judgment; the battle of Waterloo brought the contest to a final issue.

Final (a.) Respecting an end or object to be gained; respecting the purpose or ultimate end in view.

Focal (a.) Belonging to,or concerning, a focus; as, a focal point.

Gayal (n.) A Southern Asiatic species of wild cattle (Bibos frontalis).

Goral (n.) An Indian goat antelope (Nemorhedus goral), resembling the chamois.

Graal (n.) See Grail., a dish.

Gyral (a.) Moving in a circular path or way; whirling; gyratory.

Gyral (a.) Pertaining to a gyrus, or convolution.

Hemal (a.) Relating to the blood or blood vessels; pertaining to, situated in the region of, or on the side with, the heart and great blood vessels; -- opposed to neural.

Hilal (a.) Of or pertaining to a hilum.

Horal (a.) Of or pertaining to an hour, or to hours.

Ideal (a.) Existing in idea or thought; conceptional; intellectual; mental; as, ideal knowledge.

Ideal (a.) Reaching an imaginary standard of excellence; fit for a model; faultless; as, ideal beauty.

Ideal (a.) Existing in fancy or imagination only; visionary; unreal.

Ideal (a.) Teaching the doctrine of idealism; as, the ideal theory or philosophy.

Ideal (a.) Imaginary.

Ideal (n.) A mental conception regarded as a standard of perfection; a model of excellence, beauty, etc.

Ilial (a.) Pertaining to the ilium; iliac.

Inial (a.) Pertaining to the inion.

Iodal (n.) An oily liquid, Cl3.CHO, analogous to chloral and bromal.

Jugal (a.) Relating to a yoke, or to marriage.

Jugal (a.) Pertaining to, or in the region of, the malar, or cheek bone.

Jural (a.) Pertaining to natural or positive right.

Jural (a.) Of or pertaining to jurisprudence.

Kafal (n.) The Arabian name of two trees of the genus Balsamodendron, which yield a gum resin and a red aromatic wood.

Kraal (n.) A collection of huts within a stockade; a village; sometimes, a single hut.

Kraal (n.) An inclosure into which are driven wild elephants which are to be tamed and educated.

Legal (a.) Created by, permitted by, in conformity with, or relating to, law; as, a legal obligation; a legal standard or test; a legal procedure; a legal claim; a legal trade; anything is legal which the laws do not forbid.

Legal (a.) According to the law of works, as distinguished from free grace; or resting on works for salvation.

Legal (a.) According to the old or Mosaic dispensation; in accordance with the law of Moses.

Legal (a.) Governed by the rules of law as distinguished from the rules of equity; as, legal estate; legal assets.

Lepal (n.) A sterile transformed stamen.

Local (a.) Of or pertaining to a particular place, or to a definite region or portion of space; restricted to one place or region; as, a local custom.

Local (n.) A train which receives and deposits passengers or freight along the

Local (n.) On newspaper cant, an item of news relating to the place where the paper is published.

Loral (n.) Of or pertaining to the lores.

Loral (a.) Of or pertaining to the lore; -- said of certain feathers of birds, scales of reptiles, etc.

Loyal (a.) Faithful to law; upholding the lawful authority; faithful and true to the lawful government; faithful to the prince or sovereign to whom one is subject; unswerving in allegiance.

Loyal (a.) True to any person or persons to whom one owes fidelity, especially as a wife to her husband, lovers to each other, and friend to friend; constant; faithful to a cause or a principle.

Medal (n.) A piece of metal in the form of a coin, struck with a device, and intended to preserve the remembrance of a notable event or an illustrious person, or to serve as a reward.

Medal (v. t.) To honor or reward with a medal.

Mesal (a.) Same as Mesial.

Metal (n.) Ore from which a metal is derived; -- so called by miners.

Metal (n.) A mine from which ores are taken.

Metal (n.) The substance of which anything is made; material; hence, constitutional disposition; character; temper.

Metal (n.) Courage; spirit; mettle. See Mettle.

Metal (n.) The broken stone used in macadamizing roads and ballasting railroads.

Metal (n.) The effective power or caliber of guns carried by a vessel of war.

Metal (n.) Glass in a state of fusion.

Metal (n.) The rails of a railroad.

Metal (v. t.) To cover with metal; as, to metal a ship's bottom; to metal a road.

Mexal (mexcal.) Alt. of Mexical

Modal (a.) Of or pertaining to a mode or mood; consisting in mode or form only; relating to form; having the form without the essence or reality.

Modal (a.) Indicating, or pertaining to, some mode of conceiving existence, or of expressing thought.

Monal (n.) Any Asiatic pheasant of the genus Lophophorus, as the Impeyan pheasant.

Moral (a.) Conformed to accepted rules of right; acting in conformity with such rules; virtuous; just; as, a moral man. Used sometimes in distinction from religious; as, a moral rather than a religious life.

Moral (a.) Capable of right and wrong action or of being governed by a sense of right; subject to the law of duty.

Moral (a.) Acting upon or through one's moral nature or sense of right, or suited to act in such a manner; as, a moral arguments; moral considerations. Sometimes opposed to material and physical; as, moral pressure or support.

Moral (a.) Supported by reason or probability; practically sufficient; -- opposed to legal or demonstrable; as, a moral evidence; a moral certainty.

Moral (a.) Serving to teach or convey a moral; as, a moral lesson; moral tales.

Moral (n.) The doctrine or practice of the duties of life; manner of living as regards right and wrong; conduct; behavior; -- usually in the plural.

Moral (n.) The inner meaning or significance of a fable, a narrative, an occurrence, an experience, etc.; the practical lesson which anything is designed or fitted to teach; the doctrine meant to be inculcated by a fiction; a maxim.

Moral (n.) A morality play. See Morality, 5.

Moral (v. i.) To moralize.

Mural (a.) Of or pertaining to a wall; being on, or in, a wall; growing on, or against, a wall; as, a mural quadrant.

Mural (a.) Resembling a wall; perpendicular or steep; as, a mural precipice.

Musal (a.) Of or pertaining to the Muses, or to Poetry.

Nasal (a.) Of or pertaining to the nose.

Nasal (a.) Having a quality imparted by means of the nose; and specifically, made by lowering the soft palate, in some cases with closure of the oral passage, the voice thus issuing (wholly or partially) through the nose, as in the consonants m, n, ng (

Nasal (n.) An elementary sound which is uttered through the nose, or through both the nose and the mouth simultaneously.

Nasal (n.) A medicine that operates through the nose; an errhine.

Nasal (n.) Part of a helmet projecting to protect the nose; a nose guard.

Nasal (n.) One of the nasal bones.

Nasal (n.) A plate, or scale, on the nose of a fish, etc.

Natal (a.) Of or pertaining to one's birth; accompying or dating from one's birth; native.

Natal (a.) Presiding over nativity; as, natal Jove.

Naval (a.) Having to do with shipping; of or pertaining to ships or a navy; consisting of ships; as, naval forces, successes, stores, etc.

Nival (a.) Abounding with snow; snowy.

Nodal (a.) Of the nature of, or relating to, a node; as, a nodal point.

Nopal (n.) A cactaceous plant (Nopalea cochinellifera), originally Mexican, on which the cochineal insect feeds, and from which it is collected. The name is sometimes given to other species of Cactaceae.

Notal (a.) Of or pertaining to the back; dorsal.

Offal (n.) The rejected or waste parts of a butchered animal.

Offal (n.) A dead body; carrion.

Offal (n.) That which is thrown away as worthless or unfit for use; refuse; rubbish.

Ordal (n.) Ordeal.

Orgal (n.) See Argol.

Orval (n.) A kind of sage (Salvia Horminum).

Oryal (n.) Alt. of Oryall

Papal (a.) Of or pertaining to the pope of Rome; proceeding from the pope; ordered or pronounced by the pope; as, papal jurisdiction; a papal edict; the papal benediction.

Papal (a.) Of or pertaining to the Roman Catholic Church.

Pedal (a.) Of or pertaining to the foot, or to feet, literally or figuratively; specifically (Zool.), pertaining to the foot of a mollusk; as, the pedal ganglion.

Pedal (a.) Of or pertaining to a pedal; having pedals.

Pedal (a.) A lever or key acted on by the foot, as in the pianoforte to raise the dampers, or in the organ to open and close certain pipes; a treadle, as in a lathe or a bicycle.

Pedal (a.) A pedal curve or surface.

Penal (a.) Of or pertaining to punishment, to penalties, or to crimes and offenses; pertaining to criminal jurisprudence

Penal (a.) Enacting or threatening punishment; as, a penal statue; the penal code.

Penal (a.) Incurring punishment; subject to a penalty; as, a penalact of offense.

Penal (a.) Inflicted as punishment; used as a means of punishment; as, a penal colony or settlement.

Petal (n.) One of the leaves of the corolla, or the colored leaves of a flower. See Corolla, and Illust. of Flower.

Petal (n.) One of the expanded ambulacra which form a rosette on the black of certain Echini.

Phial (n.) A glass vessel or bottle, especially a small bottle for medicines; a vial.

Phial (v. t.) To put or keep in, or as in, a phial.

Pokal (n.) A tall drinking cup.

Prial (n.) A corruption of pair royal. See under Pair, n.

Pupal (a.) Of or pertaining to a pupa, or the condition of a pupa.

Pygal (a.) Situated in the region of the rump, or posterior end of the backbone; -- applied especially to the posterior median plates in the carapace of chelonians.

Pyral (a.) Of or pertaining to a pyre.

Ramal (a.) Of or pertaining to a ramus, or branch; rameal.

Ranal (a.) Having a general affinity to ranunculaceous plants.

Regal (a.) Of or pertaining to a king; kingly; royal; as, regal authority, pomp, or sway.

Regal (n.) A small portable organ, played with one hand, the bellows being worked with the other, -- used in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.

Renal (a.) Of or pertaining to the kidneys; in the region of the kidneys.

Rival (n.) A person having a common right or privilege with another; a partner.

Rival (n.) One who is in pursuit of the same object as another; one striving to reach or obtain something which another is attempting to obtain, and which one only can posses; a competitor; as, rivals in love; rivals for a crown.

Rival (a.) Having the same pretensions or claims; standing in competition for superiority; as, rival lovers; rival claims or pretensions.

Rival (v. t.) To stand in competition with; to strive to gain some object in opposition to; as, to rival one in love.

Rival (v. t.) To strive to equal or exel; to emulate.

Rival (v. i.) To be in rivalry.

Roial (a.) Royal.

Roral (a.) Of or pertaining to dew; consisting of dew; dewy.

Rotal (a.) Relating to wheels or to rotary motion; rotary.

Royal (a.) Kingly; pertaining to the crown or the sovereign; suitable for a king or queen; regal; as, royal power or prerogative; royal domains; the royal family; royal state.

Royal (a.) Noble; generous; magnificent; princely.

Royal (a.) Under the patronage of royality; holding a charter granted by the sovereign; as, the Royal Academy of Arts; the Royal Society.

Royal (n.) Printing and writing papers of particular sizes. See under paper, n.

Royal (n.) A small sail immediately above the topgallant sail.

Royal (n.) One of the upper or distal branches of an antler, as the third and fourth tynes of the antlers of a stag.

Royal (n.) A small mortar.

Royal (n.) One of the soldiers of the first regiment of foot of the British army, formerly called the Royals, and supposed to be the oldest regular corps in Europe; -- now called the Royal Scots.

Royal (n.) An old English coin. See Rial.

Rural (a.) Of or pertaining to the country, as distinguished from a city or town; living in the country; suitable for, or resembling, the country; rustic; as, rural scenes; a rural prospect.

Rural (a.) Of or pertaining to agriculture; as, rural economy.

Sabal (n.) A genus of palm trees including the palmetto of the Southern United States.

Sepal (n.) A leaf or division of the calyx.

Sheal (n.) Same as Sheeling.

Sheal (v. t.) To put under a sheal or shelter.

Sheal (v. t.) To take the husks or pods off from; to shell; to empty of its contents, as a husk or a pod.

Sheal (n.) A shell or pod.

Shoal (n.) A great multitude assembled; a crowd; a throng; -- said especially of fish; as, a shoal of bass.

Shoal (v. i.) To assemble in a multitude; to throng; as, the fishes shoaled about the place.

Shoal (a.) Having little depth; shallow; as, shoal water.

Shoal (n.) A place where the water of a sea, lake, river, pond, etc., is shallow; a shallow.

Shoal (n.) A sandbank or bar which makes the water shoal.

Shoal (v. i.) To become shallow; as, the color of the water shows where it shoals.

Shoal (v. t.) To cause to become more shallow; to come to a more shallow part of; as, a ship shoals her water by advancing into that which is less deep.

Somal (n.) A Hamitic people of East Central Africa.

Spial (n.) A spy; a scout.

Steal (n.) A handle; a stale, or stele.

Steal (v. t.) To take and carry away, feloniously; to take without right or leave, and with intent to keep wrongfully; as, to steal the personal goods of another.

Steal (v. t.) To withdraw or convey clandestinely (reflexive); hence, to creep furtively, or to insinuate.

Steal (v. t.) To gain by insinuating arts or covert means.

Steal (v. t.) To get into one's power gradually and by imperceptible degrees; to take possession of by a gradual and imperceptible appropriation; -- with away.

Steal (v. t.) To accomplish in a concealed or unobserved manner; to try to carry out secretly; as, to steal a look.

Steal (v. i.) To practice, or be guilty of, theft; to commit larceny or theft.

Steal (v. i.) To withdraw, or pass privily; to slip in, along, or away, unperceived; to go or come furtively.

-ical (a.) See Stratographic.

Sural (a.) Of or pertaining to the calf of the leg; as, the sural arteries.

Sweal (v. i.) To melt and run down, as the tallow of a candle; to waste away without feeding the flame.

Sweal (v. t.) To singe; to scorch; to swale; as, to sweal a pig by singeing off the hair.

Tepal (n.) A division of a perianth.

Tical (n.) A bean-shaped coin of Siam, worth about sixty cents; also, a weight equal to 236 grains troy.

Tical (n.) A money of account in China, reckoning at about $1.60; also, a weight of about four ounces avoirdupois.

Tidal (a.) Of or pertaining to tides; caused by tides; having tides; periodically rising and falling, or following and ebbing; as, tidal waters.

Timal (n.) The blue titmouse.

Total (a.) Whole; not divided; entire; full; complete; absolute; as, a total departure from the evidence; a total loss.

Total (n.) The whole; the whole sum or amount; as, these sums added make the grand total of five millions.

Trial (n.) The act of trying or testing in any manner.

Trial (n.) Any effort or exertion of strength for the purpose of ascertaining what can be done or effected.

Trial (n.) The act of testing by experience; proof; test.

Trial (n.) Examination by a test; experiment, as in chemistry, metallurgy, etc.

Trial (n.) The state of being tried or tempted; exposure to suffering that tests strength, patience, faith, or the like; affliction or temptation that exercises and proves the graces or virtues of men.

Trial (n.) That which tries or afflicts; that which harasses; that which tries the character or principles; that which tempts to evil; as, his child's conduct was a sore trial.

Tubal (a.) Of or pertaining to a tube; specifically, of or pertaining to one of the Fallopian tubes; as, tubal pregnancy.

Tupal (n.) Any one of the tupaiids.

Typal (a.) Relating to a type or types; belonging to types; serving as a type; typical.

Ureal (a.) Of or pertaining to urea; containing, or consisting of, urea; as, ureal deposits.

Urnal (a.) Of or pertaining to an urn; effected by an urn or urns.

Ursal (n.) The ursine seal. See the Note under 1st Seal.

Usual (n.) Such as is in common use; such as occurs in ordinary practice, or in the ordinary course of events; customary; ordinary; habitual; common.

Vagal (a.) Of or pertaining to the vagus, or pneumogastric nerves; pneumogastric.

Venal (a.) Of or pertaining to veins; venous; as, venal blood.

Venal (a.) Capable of being bought or obtained for money or other valuable consideration; made matter of trade or barter; held for sale; salable; mercenary; purchasable; hireling; as, venal services.

Vital (a.) Belonging or relating to life, either animal or vegetable; as, vital energies; vital functions; vital actions.

Vital (a.) Contributing to life; necessary to, or supporting, life; as, vital blood.

Vital (a.) Containing life; living.

Vital (a.) Being the seat of life; being that on which life depends; mortal.

Vital (a.) Very necessary; highly important; essential.

Vital (a.) Capable of living; in a state to live; viable.

Vital (n.) A vital part; one of the vitals.

Vocal (a.) Of or pertaining to the voice or speech; having voice; endowed with utterance; full of voice, or voices.

Vocal (a.) Uttered or modulated by the voice; oral; as, vocal melody; vocal prayer.

Vocal (a.) Of or pertaining to a vowel or voice sound; also, /poken with tone, intonation, and resonance; sonant; sonorous; -- said of certain articulate sounds.

Vocal (a.) Of or pertaining to a vowel; having the character of a vowel; vowel.

Vocal (n.) A vocal sound; specifically, a purely vocal element of speech, unmodified except by resonance; a vowel or a diphthong; a tonic element; a tonic; -- distinguished from a subvocal, and a nonvocal.

Vocal (n.) A man who has a right to vote in certain elections.

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