6 letter words ending in al

Aboral (a.) Situated opposite to, or away from, the mouth.

Acetal (n.) A limpid, colorless, inflammable liquid from the slow oxidation of alcohol under the influence of platinum black.

Actual (a.) Involving or comprising action; active.

Actual (a.) Existing in act or reality; really acted or acting; in fact; real; -- opposed to potential, possible, virtual, speculative, conceivable, theoretical, or nominal; as, the actual cost of goods; the actual case under discussion.

Actual (a.) In action at the time being; now exiting; present; as the actual situation of the country.

Actual (n.) Something actually received; real, as distinct from estimated, receipts.

Aerial (a.) Of or pertaining to the air, or atmosphere; inhabiting or frequenting the air; produced by or found in the air; performed in the air; as, aerial regions or currents.

Aerial (a.) Consisting of air; resembling, or partaking of the nature of air. Hence: Unsubstantial; unreal.

Aerial (a.) Rising aloft in air; high; lofty; as, aerial spires.

Aerial (a.) Growing, forming, or existing in the air, as opposed to growing or existing in earth or water, or underground; as, aerial rootlets, aerial plants.

Aerial (a.) Light as air; ethereal.

Animal (n.) One of the lower animals; a brute or beast, as distinguished from man; as, men and animals.

Animal (a.) Of or relating to animals; as, animal functions.

Animal (a.) Pertaining to the merely sentient part of a creature, as distinguished from the intellectual, rational, or spiritual part; as, the animal passions or appetites.

Animal (a.) Consisting of the flesh of animals; as, animal food.

Anneal (v. t.) To subject to great heat, and then cool slowly, as glass, cast iron, steel, or other metal, for the purpose of rendering it less brittle; to temper; to toughen.

Anneal (v. t.) To heat, as glass, tiles, or earthenware, in order to fix the colors laid on them.

Annual (a.) Of or pertaining to a year; returning every year; coming or happening once in the year; yearly.

Annual (a.) Performed or accomplished in a year; reckoned by the year; as, the annual motion of the earth.

Annual (a.) Lasting or continuing only one year or one growing season; requiring to be renewed every year; as, an annual plant; annual tickets.

Annual (n.) A thing happening or returning yearly; esp. a literary work published once a year.

Annual (n.) Anything, especially a plant, that lasts but one year or season; an annual plant.

Annual (n.) A Mass for a deceased person or for some special object, said daily for a year or on the anniversary day.

Anomal (n.) Anything anomalous.

Anteal (a.) Being before, or in front.

Antral (a.) Relating to an antrum.

Apical (a.) At or belonging to an apex, tip, or summit.

Apodal (n.) Without feet; footless.

Apodal (n.) Destitute of the ventral fin, as the eels.

Appeal (v. t.) To make application for the removal of (a cause) from an inferior to a superior judge or court for a rehearing or review on account of alleged injustice or illegality in the trial below. We say, the cause was appealed from an inferior court.

Appeal (v. t.) To charge with a crime; to accuse; to institute a private criminal prosecution against for some heinous crime; as, to appeal a person of felony.

Appeal (v. t.) To summon; to challenge.

Appeal (v. t.) To invoke.

Appeal (v. t.) To apply for the removal of a cause from an inferior to a superior judge or court for the purpose of reexamination of for decision.

Appeal (v. t.) To call upon another to decide a question controverted, to corroborate a statement, to vindicate one's rights, etc.; as, I appeal to all mankind for the truth of what is alleged. Hence: To call on one for aid; to make earnest request.

Appeal (v. t.) An application for the removal of a cause or suit from an inferior to a superior judge or court for reexamination or review.

Appeal (v. t.) The mode of proceeding by which such removal is effected.

Appeal (v. t.) The right of appeal.

Appeal (v. t.) An accusation; a process which formerly might be instituted by one private person against another for some heinous crime demanding punishment for the particular injury suffered, rather than for the offense against the public.

Appeal (v. t.) An accusation of a felon at common law by one of his accomplices, which accomplice was then called an approver. See Approvement.

Appeal (v. t.) A summons to answer to a charge.

Appeal (v. t.) A call upon a person or an authority for proof or decision, in one's favor; reference to another as witness; a call for help or a favor; entreaty.

Appeal (v. t.) Resort to physical means; recourse.

Arcual (a.) Of or pertaining to an arc.

Astral (a.) Pertaining to, coming from, or resembling, the stars; starry; starlike.

Atabal (n.) A kettledrum; a kind of tabor, used by the Moors.

Atrial (a.) Of or pertaining to an atrium.

Avowal (n.) An open declaration; frank acknowledgment; as, an avowal of such principles.

Belial (n.) An evil spirit; a wicked and unprincipled person; the personification of evil.

Bengal (n.) A province in India, giving its name to various stuffs, animals, etc.

Bengal (n.) A thin stuff, made of silk and hair, originally brought from Bengal.

Bengal (n.) Striped gingham, originally brought from Bengal; Bengal stripes.

Benzal (n.) A compound radical, C6H5.CH, of the aromatic series, related to benzyl and benzoyl; -- used adjectively or in combination.

Biaxal (a.) Alt. of Biaxial

Bivial (a.) Of or relating to the bivium.

Boreal (a.) Northern; pertaining to the north, or to the north wind; as, a boreal bird; a boreal blast.

Bridal (n.) Of or pertaining to a bride, or to wedding; nuptial; as, bridal ornaments; a bridal outfit; a bridal chamber.

Bridal (n.) A nuptial festival or ceremony; a marriage.

Bromal (n.) An oily, colorless fluid, CBr3.COH, related to bromoform, as chloral is to chloroform, and obtained by the action of bromine on alcohol.

Brumal (a.) Of or pertaining to winter.

Brutal (a.) Of or pertaining to a brute; as, brutal nature.

Brutal (a.) Like a brute; savage; cruel; inhuman; brutish; unfeeling; merciless; gross; as, brutal manners.

Buccal (a.) Of or pertaining to the mouth or cheeks.

Burial (n.) A grave; a tomb; a place of sepulture.

Burial (n.) The act of burying; depositing a dead body in the earth, in a tomb or vault, or in the water, usually with attendant ceremonies; sepulture; interment.

Bursal (a.) Of or pertaining to a bursa or to bursae.

Caecal (a.) Of or pertaining to the caecum, or blind gut.

Caecal (a.) Having the form of a caecum, or bag with one opening; baglike; as, the caecal extremity of a duct.

Carnal (a.) Of or pertaining to the body or its appetites; animal; fleshly; sensual; given to sensual indulgence; lustful; human or worldly as opposed to spiritual.

Carnal (a.) Flesh-devouring; cruel; ravenous; bloody.

Carpal (a.) Of or pertaining to the carpus, or wrist.

Carpal (n.) One of the bones or cartilages of the carpus; a carpale.

Casual (a.) Happening or coming to pass without design, and without being foreseen or expected; accidental; fortuitous; coming by chance.

Casual (a.) Coming without regularity; occasional; incidental; as, casual expenses.

Casual (n.) One who receives relief for a night in a parish to which he does not belong; a vagrant.

Caudal (a.) Of the nature of, or pertaining to, a tail; having a tail-like appendage.

Causal (a.) Relating to a cause or causes; inplying or containing a cause or causes; expressing a cause; causative.

Causal (n.) A causal word or form of speech.

Cental (n.) A weight of one hundred pounds avoirdupois; -- called in many parts of the United States a Hundredweight.

Cental (n.) Relating to a hundred.

Cercal (a.) Of or pertaining to the tail.

Cereal (a.) Of or pertaining to the grasses which are cultivated for their edible seeds (as wheat, maize, rice, etc.), or to their seeds or grain.

Cereal (n.) Any grass cultivated for its edible grain, or the grain itself; -- usually in the plural.

Cerial (a.) Same as Cerrial.

Chamal (n.) The Angora goat. See Angora goat, under Angora.

Cheval (n.) A horse; hence, a support or frame.

Choral (a.) Of or pertaining to a choir or chorus; singing, sung, or adapted to be sung, in chorus or harmony.

Choral (n.) A hymn tune; a simple sacred tune, sung in unison by the congregation; as, the Lutheran chorals.

Cimbal (n.) A kind of confectionery or cake.

Cockal (n.) A game played with sheep's bones instead of dice

Cockal (n.) The bone used in playing the game; -- called also huckle bone.

Coeval (n.) Of the same age; existing during the same period of time, especially time long and remote; -- usually followed by with.

Coeval (n.) One of the same age; a contemporary.

Cordal (n.) Same as Cordelle.

Corral (n.) A pen for animals; esp., an inclosure made with wagons, by emigrants in the vicinity of hostile Indians, as a place of security for horses, cattle, etc.

Costal (a.) Pertaining to the ribs or the sides of the body; as, costal nerves.

Costal (a.) Relating to a costa, or rib.

Coucal (n.) A large, Old World, ground cuckoo of the genus Centropus, of several species.

Crinal (a.) Of or pertaining to the hair.

Crural (a.) Of or pertaining to the thigh or leg, or to any of the parts called crura; as, the crural arteries; crural arch; crural canal; crural ring.

Cuneal () Relating to a wedge; wedge-shaped.

Curtal (a.) Curt; brief; laconic.

Curtal (n.) A horse with a docked tail; hence, anything cut short.

Curval (p. pr.) Alt. of Curvant

Cutwal (n.) The chief police officer of a large city.

Cymbal (n.) A musical instrument used by the ancients. It is supposed to have been similar to the modern kettle drum, though perhaps smaller.

Cymbal (n.) A musical instrument of brass, shaped like a circular dish or a flat plate, with a handle at the back; -- used in pairs to produce a sharp ringing sound by clashing them together.

Cymbal (n.) A musical instrument used by gypsies and others, made of steel wire, in a triangular form, on which are movable rings.

Daedal (a.) Alt. of Daedalian

Denial (n.) The act of gainsaying, refusing, or disowning; negation; -- the contrary of affirmation.

Denial (n.) A refusal to admit the truth of a statement, charge, imputation, etc.; assertion of the untruth of a thing stated or maintained; a contradiction.

Denial (n.) A refusal to grant; rejection of a request.

Denial (n.) A refusal to acknowledge; disclaimer of connection with; disavowal; -- the contrary of confession; as, the denial of a fault charged on one; a denial of God.

Dental (a.) Of or pertaining to the teeth or to dentistry; as, dental surgery.

Dental (a.) Formed by the aid of the teeth; -- said of certain articulations and the letters representing them; as, d t are dental letters.

Dental (a.) An articulation or letter formed by the aid of the teeth.

Dental (a.) A marine mollusk of the genus Dentalium, with a curved conical shell resembling a tooth. See Dentalium.

Dermal (a.) Pertaining to the integument or skin of animals; dermic; as, the dermal secretions.

Dermal (a.) Pertaining to the dermis or true skin.

Discal (a.) Pertaining to, or resembling, a disk; as, discal cells.

Dismal (a.) Fatal; ill-omened; unlucky.

Dismal (a.) Gloomy to the eye or ear; sorrowful and depressing to the feelings; foreboding; cheerless; dull; dreary; as, a dismal outlook; dismal stories; a dismal place.

Distal (a.) Remote from the point of attachment or origin; as, the distal end of a bone or muscle

Distal (a.) Pertaining to that which is distal; as, the distal tuberosities of a bone.

Dorsal (a.) Pertaining to, or situated near, the back, or dorsum, of an animal or of one of its parts; notal; tergal; neural; as, the dorsal fin of a fish; the dorsal artery of the tongue; -- opposed to ventral.

Dorsal (a.) Pertaining to the surface naturally inferior, as of a leaf.

Dorsal (a.) Pertaining to the surface naturally superior, as of a creeping hepatic moss.

Dorsal (a.) A hanging, usually of rich stuff, at the back of a throne, or of an altar, or in any similar position.

Dowral (a.) Of or relating to a dower.

Drupal (a.) Drupaceous.

Enodal (a.) Without a node.

Enseal (v. t.) To impress with a seal; to mark as with a seal; hence, to ratify.

Epical (a.) Epic.

Espial (n.) The act of espying; notice; discovery.

Espial (n.) One who espies; a spy; a scout.

Facial (a.) Of or pertaining to the face; as, the facial artery, vein, or nerve.

Faecal (a.) See Fecal.

Faucal (a.) Pertaining to the fauces, or opening of the throat; faucial; esp., (Phon.) produced in the fauces, as certain deep guttural sounds found in the Semitic and some other languages.

Faunal (a.) Relating to fauna.

Fecial (a.) Pertaining to heralds, declarations of war, and treaties of peace; as, fecial law.

Feodal (a.) Feudal. See Feudal.

Ferial (n.) Same as Feria.

Ferial (a.) Of or pertaining to holidays.

Ferial (a.) Belonging to any week day, esp. to a day that is neither a festival nor a fast.

Festal (a.) Of or pertaining to a holiday or a feast; joyous; festive.

Feudal (a.) Of or pertaining to feuds, fiefs, or feels; as, feudal rights or services; feudal tenures.

Feudal (a.) Consisting of, or founded upon, feuds or fiefs; embracing tenures by military services; as, the feudal system.

Filial (a.) Of or pertaining to a son or daughter; becoming to a child in relation to his parents; as, filial obedience.

Filial (a.) Bearing the relation of a child.

Finial (n.) The knot or bunch of foliage, or foliated ornament, that forms the upper extremity of a pinnacle in Gothic architecture; sometimes, the pinnacle itself.

Fiscal (a.) Pertaining to the public treasury or revenue.

Fiscal (n.) The income of a prince or a state; revenue; exhequer.

Fiscal (n.) A treasurer.

Fiscal (n.) A public officer in Scotland who prosecutes in petty criminal cases; -- called also procurator fiscal.

Fiscal (n.) The solicitor in Spain and Portugal; the attorney-general.

Floral (a.) Pertaining to Flora, or to flowers; made of flowers; as, floral games, wreaths.

Floral (a.) Containing, or belonging to, a flower; as, a floral bud; a floral leaf; floral characters.

Foetal (a.) Same as Fetal.

Fontal (a.) Pertaining to a font, fountain, source, or origin; original; primitive.

Formal (n.) See Methylal.

Formal (a.) Belonging to the form, shape, frame, external appearance, or organization of a thing.

Formal (a.) Belonging to the constitution of a thing, as distinguished from the matter composing it; having the power of making a thing what it is; constituent; essential; pertaining to or depending on the forms, so called, of the human intellect.

Formal (a.) Done in due form, or with solemnity; according to regular method; not incidental, sudden or irregular; express; as, he gave his formal consent.

Formal (a.) Devoted to, or done in accordance with, forms or rules; punctilious; regular; orderly; methodical; of a prescribed form; exact; prim; stiff; ceremonious; as, a man formal in his dress, his gait, his conversation.

Formal (a.) Having the form or appearance without the substance or essence; external; as, formal duty; formal worship; formal courtesy, etc.

Formal (a.) Dependent in form; conventional.

Formal (a.) Sound; normal.

Fotmal (n.) Seventy pounds of lead.

Frugal (n.) Economical in the use or appropriation of resources; not wasteful or lavish; wise in the expenditure or application of force, materials, time, etc.; characterized by frugality; sparing; economical; saving; as, a frugal housekeeper; frugal of time.

Frugal (n.) Obtained by, or appropriate to, economy; as, a frugal fortune.

Fungal (a.) Of or pertaining to fungi.

Furial (a.) Furious; raging; tormenting.

Gavial (n.) A large Asiatic crocodilian (Gavialis Gangeticus); -- called also nako, and Gangetic crocodile.

Genial (a.) Same as Genian.

Genial (a.) Contributing to, or concerned in, propagation or production; generative; procreative; productive.

Genial (a.) Contributing to, and sympathizing with, the enjoyment of life; sympathetically cheerful and cheering; jovial and inspiring joy or happiness; exciting pleasure and sympathy; enlivening; kindly; as, she was of a cheerful and genial disposition.

Genial (a.) Belonging to one's genius or natural character; native; natural; inborn.

Genial (a.) Denoting or marked with genius; belonging to the higher nature.

Gimbal (n.) Alt. of Gimbals

Gimmal (n.) Joined work whose parts move within each other; a pair or series of interlocked rings.

Gimmal (n.) A quaint piece of machinery; a gimmer.

Gommal (a.) Made or consisting of interlocked ring/ or links; as, gimmal mail.

Gingal (n.) See Jingal.

Glumal (a.) Characterized by a glume, or having the nature of a glume.

Gregal (a.) Pertaining to, or like, a flock.

Gymnal (a. & n.) Same as Gimmal.

Haemal (a.) Pertaining to the blood or blood vessels; also, ventral. See Hemal.

Haikal (n.) The central chapel of the three forming the sanctuary of a Coptic church. It contains the high altar, and is usually closed by an embroidered curtain.

Herbal (a.) Of or pertaining to herbs.

Herbal (n.) A book containing the names and descriptions of plants.

Herbal (n.) A collection of specimens of plants, dried and preserved; a hortus siccus; an herbarium.

Hersal (n.) Rehearsal.

Hyemal (a.) Belonging to winter; done in winter.

Hyetal (a.) Of or pertaining to rain; descriptive of the distribution of rain, or of rainy regions.

Hymnal (n.) A collection of hymns; a hymn book.

Iridal (a.) Of or pertaining to the iris or rainbow; prismatic; as, the iridal colors.

Jackal (n.) Any one of several species of carnivorous animals inhabiting Africa and Asia, related to the dog and wolf. They are cowardly, nocturnal, and gregarious. They feed largely on carrion, and are noted for their piercing and dismal howling.

Jackal (n.) One who does mean work for another's advantage, as jackals were once thought to kill game which lions appropriated.

Jharal (n.) A wild goat (Capra Jemlaica) which inhabits the loftiest mountains of India. It has long, coarse hair, forming a thick mane on its head and neck.

Jingal (n.) A small portable piece of ordnance, mounted on a swivel.

Jovial (a.) Of or pertaining to the god, or the planet, Jupiter.

Jovial (a.) Sunny; serene.

Jovial (a.) Gay; merry; joyous; jolly; mirth-inspiring; hilarious; characterized by mirth or jollity; as, a jovial youth; a jovial company; a jovial poem.

Kendal () A cloth colored green by dye obtained from the woad-waxen, formerly used by Flemish weavers at Kendal, in Westmoreland, England.

Labial (a.) Of or pertaining to the lips or labia; as, labial veins.

Labial (a.) Furnished with lips; as, a labial organ pipe.

Labial (a.) Articulated, as a consonant, mainly by the lips, as b, p, m, w.

Labial (a.) Modified, as a vowel, by contraction of the lip opening, as / (f/d), / (/ld), etc., and as eu and u in French, and o, u in German.

Labial (a.) Of or pertaining to the labium; as, the labial palpi of insects. See Labium.

Labial (n.) A letter or character representing an articulation or sound formed or uttered chiefly with the lips, as b, p, w.

Labial (n.) An organ pipe that is furnished with lips; a flue pipe.

Labial (n.) One of the scales which border the mouth of a fish or reptile.

Laical (a.) Of or pertaining to a layman or the laity.

Larval (a.) Of or pertaining to a larva.

Lethal (n.) One of the higher alcohols of the paraffine series obtained from spermaceti as a white crystal

Lethal (a.) Deadly; mortal; fatal.

Libral (a.) Of a pound weight.

Lienal (a.) Of or pertaining to the spleen; splenic.

Lilial (a.) Having a general resemblance to lilies or to liliaceous plants.

Loreal (a.) Alt. of Loral

Lumbal (a.) Of, pertaining to, or near, the loins; as, the lumbar arteries.

Mammal (n.) One of the Mammalia.

Manual (a.) Of or pertaining to the hand; done or made by the hand; as, manual labor; the king's sign manual.

Manual (a.) A small book, such as may be carried in the hand, or conveniently handled; a handbook; specifically, the service book of the Roman Catholic Church.

Manual (a.) A keyboard of an organ or harmonium for the fingers, as distinguished from the pedals; a clavier, or set of keys.

Manual (a.) A prescribed exercise in the systematic handing of a weapon; as, the manual of arms; the manual of the sword; the manual of the piece (cannon, mortar, etc.).

Meatal (a.) Of or pertaining to a meatus; resembling a meatus.

Medial (a.) Of or pertaining to a mean or average; mean; as, medial alligation.

Medial (n.) See 2d Media.

Menial (n.) Belonging to a retinue or train of servants; performing servile office; serving.

Menial (n.) Pertaining to servants, esp. domestic servants; servile; low; mean.

Menial (n.) A domestic servant or retainer, esp. one of humble rank; one employed in low or servile offices.

Menial (n.) A person of a servile character or disposition.

Mensal (a.) Belonging to the table; transacted at table; as, mensal conversation.

Mensal (a.) Occurring once in a month; monthly.

Mental (a.) Of or pertaining to the chin; genian; as, the mental nerve; the mental region.

Mental (n.) A plate or scale covering the mentum or chin of a fish or reptile.

Mental (a.) Of or pertaining to the mind; intellectual; as, mental faculties; mental operations, conditions, or exercise.

Mescal (n.) A distilled liquor prepared in Mexico from a species of agave. See Agave.

Mesial (a.) Middle; median; in, or in the region of, the mesial plane; internal; -- opposed to lateral.

Methal (n.) A white waxy substance, found in small quantities in spermaceti as an ethereal salt of several fatty acids, and regarded as an alcohol of the methane series.

Mezcal (n.) Same as Mescal.

Missal (n.) The book containing the service of the Mass for the entire year; a Mass book.

Missal (a.) Of or pertaining to the Mass, or to a missal or Mass book.

Mitral (a.) Pertaining to a miter; resembling a miter; as, the mitral valve between the left auricle and left ventricle of the heart.

Mormal (n.) A bad sore; a gangrene; a cancer.

Mortal (a.) Subject to death; destined to die; as, man is mortal.

Mortal (a.) Destructive to life; causing or occasioning death; terminating life; exposing to or deserving death; deadly; as, a mortal wound; a mortal sin.

Mortal (a.) Fatally vulnerable; vital.

Mortal (a.) Of or pertaining to the time of death.

Mortal (a.) Affecting as if with power to kill; deathly.

Mortal (a.) Human; belonging to man, who is mortal; as, mortal wit or knowledge; mortal power.

Mortal (a.) Very painful or tedious; wearisome; as, a sermon lasting two mortal hours.

Mortal (n.) A being subject to death; a human being; man.

Mutual (a.) Reciprocally acting or related; reciprocally receiving and giving; reciprocally given and received; reciprocal; interchanged; as, a mutual love, advantage, assistance, aversion, etc.

Mutual (a.) Possessed, experienced, or done by two or more persons or things at the same time; common; joint; as, mutual happiness; a mutual effort.

Narwal (n.) See Narwhal.

Nascal (n.) A kind of pessary of medicated wool or cotton, formerly used.

Nomial (n.) A name or term.

Normal (a.) According to an established norm, rule, or principle; conformed to a type, standard, or regular form; performing the proper functions; not abnormal; regular; natural; analogical.

Normal (a.) According to a square or rule; perpendicular; forming a right angle. Specifically: Of or pertaining to a normal.

Normal (a.) Standard; original; exact; typical.

Normal (a.) Denoting a solution of such strength that every cubic centimeter contains the same number of milligrams of the element in question as the number of its molecular weight.

Normal (a.) Denoting certain hypothetical compounds, as acids from which the real acids are obtained by dehydration; thus, normal sulphuric acid and normal nitric acid are respectively S(OH)6, and N(OH)5.

Normal (a.) Denoting that series of hydrocarbons in which no carbon atom is united with more than two other carbon atoms; as, normal pentane, hexane, etc. Cf. Iso-.

Normal (a.) Any perpendicular.

Normal (a.) A straight

Nounal (a.) Of or pertaining to a noun.

Nuchal (a.) Of, pertaining to, or in the region of, the back, or nape, of the neck; -- applied especially to the anterior median plate in the carapace of turtles.

Oboval (a.) Obovate.

Ooidal (a.) Shaped like an egg.

Oorial (n.) A wild, bearded sheep inhabiting the Ladakh mountains. It is reddish brown, with a dark beard from the chin to the chest.

Orchal (n.) See Archil.

Ordeal (n.) An ancient form of test to determine guilt or innocence, by appealing to a supernatural decision, -- once common in Europe, and still practiced in the East and by savage tribes.

Ordeal (n.) Any severe trial, or test; a painful experience.

Ordeal (a.) Of or pertaining to trial by ordeal.

Osteal (a.) Osseous.

Oxheal (n.) Same as Bear's-foot.

Parial (n.) See Pair royal, under Pair, n.

Parral (n.) Alt. of Parrel

Pedial (a.) Pertaining to the foot, or to any organ called a foot; pedal.

Phocal (a.) Pertaining to seals.

Phonal (a.) Of or relating to the voice; as, phonal structure.

Pindal (n.) Alt. of Pindar

Pineal (a.) Of or pertaining to a pine cone; resembling a pine cone.

Plagal (a.) Having a scale running from the dominant to its octave; -- said of certain old church modes or tunes, as opposed to those called authentic, which ran from the tonic to its octave.

Plenal (a.) Full; complete; as, a plenal view or act.

Plural (a.) Relating to, or containing, more than one; designating two or more; as, a plural word.

Plural (n.) The plural number; that form of a word which expresses or denotes more than one; a word in the plural form.

Portal (n.) A door or gate; hence, a way of entrance or exit, especially one that is grand and imposing.

Portal (n.) The lesser gate, where there are two of different dimensions.

Portal (n.) Formerly, a small square corner in a room separated from the rest of the apartment by wainscoting, forming a short passage to another apartment.

Portal (n.) By analogy with the French portail, used by recent writers for the whole architectural composition which surrounds and includes the doorways and porches of a church.

Portal (n.) The space, at one end, between opposite trusses when these are terminated by inc

Portal (n.) A prayer book or breviary; a portass.

Portal (a.) Of or pertaining to a porta, especially the porta of the liver; as, the portal vein, which enters the liver at the porta, and divides into capillaries after the manner of an artery.

Postal (a.) Belonging to the post office or mail service; as, postal arrangements; postal authorities.

Predal (a.) Of or pertaining to prey; plundering; predatory.

Prelal (a.) Of or pertaining to printing; typographical.

Primal (a.) First; primary; original; chief.

Probal (a.) Approved; probable.

Prosal (a.) Of or pertaining to prose; prosaic.

Puteal (n.) An inclosure surrounding a well to prevent persons from falling into it; a well curb.

Quesal (n.) The long-tailed, or resplendent, trogon (Pharomachus mocinno, formerly Trogon resplendens), native of Southern Mexico and Central America. Called also quetzal, and golden trogon.

Racial (a.) Of or pertaining to a race or family of men; as, the racial complexion.

Radial (a.) Of or pertaining to a radius or ray; consisting of, or like, radii or rays; radiated; as, (Bot.) radial projections; (Zool.) radial vessels or canals; (Anat.) the radial artery.

Rameal (a.) Same as Ramal.

Rascal (v.) One of the rabble; a low, common sort of person or creature; collectively, the rabble; the common herd; also, a lean, ill-conditioned beast, esp. a deer.

Rascal (v.) A mean, trickish fellow; a base, dishonest person; a rogue; a scoundrel; a trickster.

Rascal (a.) Of or pertaining to the common herd or common people; low; mean; base.

Rectal (a.) Of or pertaining to the rectum; in the region of the rectum.

Regnal (a.) Of or pertaining to the reign of a monarch; as, regnal years.

Rental (n.) A schedule, account, or list of rents, with the names of the tenants, etc.; a rent roll.

Rental (n.) A sum total of rents; as, an estate that yields a rental of ten thousand dollars a year.

Repeal (v. t.) To recall; to summon again, as persons.

Repeal (v. t.) To recall, as a deed, will, law, or statute; to revoke; to rescind or abrogate by authority, as by act of the legislature; as, to repeal a law.

Repeal (v. t.) To suppress; to repel.

Repeal (n.) Recall, as from exile.

Repeal (n.) Revocation; abrogation; as, the repeal of a statute; the repeal of a law or a usage.

Reveal (v. t.) To make known (that which has been concealed or kept secret); to unveil; to disclose; to show.

Reveal (v. t.) Specifically, to communicate (that which could not be known or discovered without divine or supernatural instruction or agency).

Reveal (n.) A revealing; a disclosure.

Reveal (n.) The side of an opening for a window, doorway, or the like, between the door frame or window frame and the outer surface of the wall; or, where the opening is not filled with a door, etc., the whole thickness of the wall; the jamb.

Rhinal (a.) Og or pertaining to the nose or olfactory organs.

Rictal (a.) Of or pertaining to the rictus; as, rictal bristles.

Ritual (a.) Of or pertaining to rites or ritual; as, ritual service or sacrifices; the ritual law.

Ritual (n.) A prescribed form of performing divine service in a particular church or communion; as, the Jewish ritual.

Ritual (n.) Hence, the code of ceremonies observed by an organization; as, the ritual of the freemasons.

Ritual (n.) A book containing the rites to be observed.

Roseal (a.) resembling a rose in smell or color.

Rupial (a.) Of or pertaining to rupia.

Sacral (a.) Of or pertaining to the sacrum; in the region of the sacrum.

Sandal (n.) Same as Sendal.

Sandal (n.) Sandalwood.

Sandal (n.) A kind of shoe consisting of a sole strapped to the foot; a protection for the foot, covering its lower surface, but not its upper.

Sandal (n.) A kind of slipper.

Sandal (n.) An overshoe with parallel openings across the instep.

Santal (n.) A colorless crystal

Scotal (n.) Alt. of Scotale

Scutal (a.) Of or pertaining to a shield.

Sendal (n.) A light thin stuff of silk.

Septal (a.) Of or pertaining to a septum or septa, as of a coral or a shell.

Serial (a.) Of or pertaining to a series; consisting of a series; appearing in successive parts or numbers; as, a serial work or publication.

Serial (a.) Of or pertaining to rows.

Serial (n.) A publication appearing in a series or succession of part; a tale, or other writing, published in successive numbers of a periodical.

Serval (n.) An African wild cat (Felis serval) of moderate size. It has rather long legs and a tail of moderate length. Its color is tawny, with black spots on the body and rings of black on the tail.

Signal (n.) A sign made for the purpose of giving notice to a person of some occurence, command, or danger; also, a sign, event, or watchword, which has been agreed upon as the occasion of concerted action.

Signal (n.) A token; an indication; a foreshadowing; a sign.

Signal (a.) Noticeable; distinguished from what is ordinary; eminent; remarkable; memorable; as, a signal exploit; a signal service; a signal act of benevolence.

Signal (a.) Of or pertaining to signals, or the use of signals in conveying information; as, a signal flag or officer.

Signal (v. t.) To communicate by signals; as, to signal orders.

Signal (v. t.) To notify by a signals; to make a signal or signals to; as, to signal a fleet to anchor.

Simial (a.) Simian; apelike.

Social (a.) Of or pertaining to society; relating to men living in society, or to the public as an aggregate body; as, social interest or concerns; social pleasure; social benefits; social happiness; social duties.

Social (a.) Ready or disposed to mix in friendly converse; companionable; sociable; as, a social person.

Social (a.) Consisting in union or mutual intercourse.

Social (a.) Naturally growing in groups or masses; -- said of many individual plants of the same species.

Social (a.) Living in communities consisting of males, females, and neuters, as do ants and most bees.

Social (a.) Forming compound groups or colonies by budding from basal processes or stolons; as, the social ascidians.

Sortal (a.) Pertaining to a sort.

Spinal (a.) Of, pertaining to, or in the region of, the backbone, or vertebral column; rachidian; vertebral.

Spinal (a.) Of or pertaining to a spine or spines.

Spiral (a.) Winding or circling round a center or pole and gradually receding from it; as, the spiral curve of a watch spring.

Spiral (a.) Winding round a cylinder or imaginary axis, and at the same time rising or advancing forward; winding like the thread of a screw; helical.

Spiral (a.) Of or pertaining to a spiral; like a spiral.

Spiral (a.) A plane curve, not reentrant, described by a point, called the generatrix, moving along a straight

Spiral (a.) Anything which has a spiral form, as a spiral shell.

Spital (n.) A hospital.

Squeal (v. i.) To cry with a sharp, shrill, prolonged sound, as certain animals do, indicating want, displeasure, or pain.

Squeal (v. i.) To turn informer; to betray a secret.

Squeal (n.) A shrill, somewhat prolonged cry.

Statal (a.) Of, pertaining to, or existing with reference to, a State of the American Union, as distinguished from the general government.

Surdal (a.) Same as Surd, a., 3.

Symbal (n.) See Cimbal.

Tarsal (a.) Of or pertaining to the tarsus (either of the foot or eye).

Tarsal (n.) A tarsal bone or cartilage; a tarsale.

Tarsal (n.) Same as Tercel.

Tergal (a.) Of or pertaining to back, or tergum. See Dorsal.

Thecal (a.) Of or pertaining to a theca; as, a thecal abscess.

Thenal (a.) Alt. of Thenar

Thoral (a.) Of or pertaining to a bed.

Tibial (a.) Of or pertaining to a tibia.

Tibial (a.) Of or pertaining to a pipe or flute.

Tibial (n.) A tibial bone; a tibiale.

Timbal (n.) A kettledrum. See Tymbal.

Tincal (n.) Crude native borax, formerly imported from Thibet. It was once the chief source of boric compounds. Cf. Borax.

Tindal (n.) A petty officer among lascars, or native East Indian sailors; a boatswain's mate; a cockswain.

Tindal (n.) An attendant on an army.

Titmal (n.) The blue titmouse.

Torsal (n.) A torsel.

Tribal (a.) Of or pertaining to a tribe or tribes; as, a tribal scepter.

Trinal (a.) Threefold.

Tymbal (n.) A kind of kettledrum.

Uncial (n.) An uncial letter.

Ungual (a.) Of or pertaining to a nail, claw, talon, or hoof, or resembling one.

Ungual (a.) Having a nail, claw, or hoof attached; -- said of certain bones of the feet.

Unheal (n.) Misfortune; calamity; sickness.

Unheal (v. t.) To uncover. See Unhele.

Unreal (a.) Not real; unsubstantial; fanciful; ideal.

Unseal (v. t.) To break or remove the seal of; to open, as what is sealed; as, to unseal a letter.

Unseal (v. t.) To disclose, as a secret.

Urinal (n.) A vessel for holding urine; especially, a bottle or tube for holding urine for inspection.

Urinal (n.) A place or convenience for urinating purposes.

Vandal (n.) One of a Teutonic race, formerly dwelling on the south shore of the Baltic, the most barbarous and fierce of the northern nations that plundered Rome in the 5th century, notorious for destroying the monuments of art and literature.

Vandal (n.) Hence, one who willfully destroys or defaces any work of art or literature.

Vandal (a.) Alt. of Vandalic

Vassal (n.) The grantee of a fief, feud, or fee; one who holds land of superior, and who vows fidelity and homage to him; a feudatory; a feudal tenant.

Vassal (n.) A subject; a dependent; a servant; a slave.

Vassal (a.) Resembling a vassal; slavish; servile.

Vassal (v. t.) To treat as a vassal; to subject to control; to enslave.

Veinal (a.) Pertaining to veins; venous.

Venial (a.) Capable of being forgiven; not heinous; excusable; pardonable; as, a venial fault or transgression.

Venial (a.) Allowed; permitted.

Verbal (a.) Expressed in words, whether spoken or written, but commonly in spoken words; hence, spoken; oral; not written; as, a verbal contract; verbal testimony.

Verbal (a.) Consisting in, or having to do with, words only; dealing with words rather than with the ideas intended to be conveyed; as, a verbal critic; a verbal change.

Verbal (a.) Having word answering to word; word for word; literal; as, a verbal translation.

Verbal (a.) Abounding with words; verbose.

Verbal (a.) Of or pertaining to a verb; as, a verbal group; derived directly from a verb; as, a verbal noun; used in forming verbs; as, a verbal prefix.

Verbal (n.) A noun derived from a verb.

Vernal (a.) Of or pertaining to the spring; appearing in the spring; as, vernal bloom.

Vernal (a.) Fig.: Belonging to youth, the spring of life.

Versal (a.) Universal.

Vestal (a.) Of or pertaining to Vesta, the virgin goddess of the hearth; hence, pure; chaste.

Vestal (a.) A virgin consecrated to Vesta, and to the service of watching the sacred fire, which was to be perpetually kept burning upon her altar.

Vestal (a.) A virgin; a woman pure and chaste; also, a nun.

Vidual (a.) Of or pertaining to the state of a widow; widowed.

Vineal (a.) Of or pertaining to vines; containing vines.

Virial (n.) A certain function relating to a system of forces and their points of application, -- first used by Clausius in the investigation of problems in molecular physics.

Visual (a.) Of or pertaining to sight; used in sight; serving as the instrument of seeing; as, the visual nerve.

Visual (a.) That can be seen; visible.

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Mark McCracken

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