6 letter words ending in en

Acumen (n.) Quickness of perception or discernment; penetration of mind; the faculty of nice discrimination.

Alumen (n.) Alum.

Arisen (p. p.) of Arise

Arthen (a.) Same as

Atween (adv. or prep.) Between.

Awaken () of Awake

Awoken () of Awake

Awaken (v. t.) To rouse from sleep or torpor; to awake; to wake.

Bagmen (pl. ) of Bagman

Baleen (n.) Plates or blades of "whalebone," from two to twelve feet long, and sometimes a foot wide, which in certain whales (Balaenoidea) are attached side by side along the upper jaw, and form a fringelike sieve by which the food is retained in the mouth.

Barken (a.) Made of bark.

Barren (a.) Incapable of producing offspring; producing no young; sterile; -- said of women and female animals.

Barren (a.) Not producing vegetation, or useful vegetation; /rile.

Barren (a.) Unproductive; fruitless; unprofitable; empty.

Barren (a.) Mentally dull; stupid.

Barren (n.) A tract of barren land.

Barren (n.) Elevated lands or plains on which grow small trees, but not timber; as, pine barrens; oak barrens. They are not necessarily sterile, and are often fertile.

Batmen (pl. ) of Batman

Batten (v. t.) To make fat by plenteous feeding; to fatten.

Batten (v. t.) To fertilize or enrich, as land.

Batten (v. i.) To grow fat; to grow fat in ease and luxury; to glut one's self.

Batten (v. t.) To furnish or fasten with battens.

Batten (v. t.) The movable bar of a loom, which strikes home or closes the threads of a woof.

Batzen (pl. ) of Batz

-women (pl. ) of Bedeswoman

Beaten () of Beat

Beaten (a.) Made smooth by beating or treading; worn by use.

Beaten (a.) Vanquished; conquered; baffled.

Beaten (a.) Exhausted; tired out.

Beaten (a.) Become common or trite; as, a beaten phrase.

Beaten (a.) Tried; practiced.

Beseen (a.) Seen; appearing.

Beseen (a.) Decked or adorned; clad.

Beseen (a.) Accomplished; versed.

Bidden (p. p.) of Bid

Bidden () p. p. of Bid.

Biggen (v. t. & i.) To make or become big; to enlarge.

Biogen (n.) Bioplasm.

Birken (v. t.) To whip with a birch or rod.

Birken (a.) Birchen; as, birken groves.

Bitten (p. p.) of Bite

Bitten () p. p. of Bite.

Bitten (a.) Terminating abruptly, as if bitten off; premorse.

Blowen (n.) Alt. of Blowess

Bolden (v. t.) To make bold; to encourage; to embolden.

Bollen (a.) See Boln, a.

Bollen (a.) Swollen; puffed out.

Bowmen (pl. ) of Bowman

Brasen (a.) Same as Brazen.

Brazen (a.) Pertaining to, made of, or resembling, brass.

Brazen (a.) Sounding harsh and loud, like resounding brass.

Brazen (a.) Impudent; immodest; shameless; having a front like brass; as, a brazen countenance.

Brazen (v. t.) To carry through impudently or shamelessly; as, to brazen the matter through.

Broken (p. p.) of Break

Broken (v. t.) Separated into parts or pieces by violence; divided into fragments; as, a broken chain or rope; a broken dish.

Broken (v. t.) Disconnected; not continuous; also, rough; uneven; as, a broken surface.

Broken (v. t.) Fractured; cracked; disunited; sundered; strained; apart; as, a broken reed; broken friendship.

Broken (v. t.) Made infirm or weak, by disease, age, or hardships.

Broken (v. t.) Subdued; humbled; contrite.

Broken (v. t.) Subjugated; trained for use, as a horse.

Broken (v. t.) Crushed and ruined as by something that destroys hope; blighted.

Broken (v. t.) Not carried into effect; not adhered to; violated; as, a broken promise, vow, or contract; a broken law.

Broken (v. t.) Ruined financially; incapable of redeeming promises made, or of paying debts incurred; as, a broken bank; a broken tradesman.

Broken (v. t.) Imperfectly spoken, as by a foreigner; as, broken English; imperfectly spoken on account of emotion; as, to say a few broken words at parting.

Burden (n.) That which is borne or carried; a load.

Burden (n.) That which is borne with labor or difficulty; that which is grievous, wearisome, or oppressive.

Burden (n.) The capacity of a vessel, or the weight of cargo that she will carry; as, a ship of a hundred tons burden.

Burden (n.) The tops or heads of stream-work which lie over the stream of tin.

Burden (n.) The proportion of ore and flux to fuel, in the charge of a blast furnace.

Burden (n.) A fixed quantity of certain commodities; as, a burden of gad steel, 120 pounds.

Burden (n.) A birth.

Burden (v. t.) To encumber with weight (literal or figurative); to lay a heavy load upon; to load.

Burden (v. t.) To oppress with anything grievous or trying; to overload; as, to burden a nation with taxes.

Burden (v. t.) To impose, as a load or burden; to lay or place as a burden (something heavy or objectionable).

Burden (n.) The verse repeated in a song, or the return of the theme at the end of each stanza; the chorus; refrain. Hence: That which is often repeated or which is dwelt upon; the main topic; as, the burden of a prayer.

Burden (n.) The drone of a bagpipe.

Burden (n.) A club.

Cabmen (pl. ) of Cabman

Careen (v. t.) To cause (a vessel) to lean over so that she floats on one side, leaving the other side out of water and accessible for repairs below the water

Careen (v. i.) To inc

Carven (a.) Wrought by carving; ornamented by carvings; carved.

Cheven (n.) A river fish; the chub.

Chosen (p. p.) of Choose

Chosen (p. p.) Selected from a number; picked out; choice.

Chosen (n.) One who, or that which is the object of choice or special favor.

Cloven () of Cleave

Closen (v. t.) To make close.

Cloven (p. p. & a.) from Cleave, v. t.

Corven () p. p. of Carve.

Craven (a.) Cowardly; fainthearted; spiritless.

Craven (n.) A recreant; a coward; a weak-hearted, spiritless fellow. See Recreant, n.

Craven (v. t.) To make recreant, weak, spiritless, or cowardly.

Cudden (n.) A clown; a low rustic; a dolt.

Cudden (n.) The coalfish. See 3d Cuddy.

Culmen (n.) Top; summit; acme.

Culmen (n.) The dorsal ridge of a bird's bill.

Dampen (v. t.) To make damp or moist; to make slightly wet.

Dampen (v. t.) To depress; to check; to make dull; to lessen.

Dampen (v. i.) To become damp; to deaden.

Darken (a.) To make dark or black; to deprive of light; to obscure; as, a darkened room.

Darken (a.) To render dim; to deprive of vision.

Darken (a.) To cloud, obscure, or perplex; to render less clear or intelligible.

Darken (a.) To cast a gloom upon.

Darken (a.) To make foul; to sully; to tarnish.

Darken (v. i.) To grow or darker.

Deaden (a.) To make as dead; to impair in vigor, force, activity, or sensation; to lessen the force or acuteness of; to blunt; as, to deaden the natural powers or feelings; to deaden a sound.

Deaden (a.) To lessen the velocity or momentum of; to retard; as, to deaden a ship's headway.

Deaden (a.) To make vapid or spiritless; as, to deaden wine.

Deaden (a.) To deprive of gloss or brilliancy; to obscure; as, to deaden gilding by a coat of size.

Deafen (v. t.) To make deaf; to deprive of the power of hearing; to render incapable of perceiving sounds distinctly.

Deafen (v. t.) To render impervious to sound, as a partition or floor, by filling the space within with mortar, by lining with paper, etc.

Deepen (v. t.) To make deep or deeper; to increase the depth of; to sink lower; as, to deepen a well or a channel.

Deepen (v. t.) To make darker or more intense; to darken; as, the event deepened the prevailing gloom.

Deepen (v. t.) To make more poignant or affecting; to increase in degree; as, to deepen grief or sorrow.

Deepen (v. t.) To make more grave or low in tone; as, to deepen the tones of an organ.

Deepen (v. i.) To become deeper; as, the water deepens at every cast of the lead; the plot deepens.

Dolmen (n.) A cromlech. See Cromlech.

Dolven (p. p.) of Delve.

Driven (p. p.) of Drive

Driven (p. p.) of Drive. Also adj.

Droven (p. p.) of Drive.

Dudeen (n.) A short tobacco pipe.

Dusken (v. t.) To make dusk or obscure.

Dzeren (n.) Alt. of Dzeron

Eleven (a.) Ten and one added; as, eleven men.

Eleven (n.) The sum of ten and one; eleven units or objects.

Eleven (n.) A symbol representing eleven units, as 11 or xi.

Eleven (n.) The eleven men selected to play on one side in a match, as the representatives of a club or a locality; as, the all-England eleven.

Examen (a.) Examination; inquiry.

Eyghen (n. pl.) Eyes.

Fallen (p. p.) of Fall

Fallen (a.) Dropped; prostrate; degraded; ruined; decreased; dead.

Fasten (a.) To fix firmly; to make fast; to secure, as by a knot, lock, bolt, etc.; as, to fasten a chain to the feet; to fasten a door or window.

Fasten (a.) To cause to hold together or to something else; to attach or unite firmly; to cause to cleave to something , or to cleave together, by any means; as, to fasten boards together with nails or cords; to fasten anything in our thoughts.

Fasten (a.) To cause to take close effect; to make to tell; to lay on; as, to fasten a blow.

Fasten (v. i.) To fix one's self; to take firm hold; to clinch; to cling.

Fatten (v. t.) To make fat; to feed for slaughter; to make fleshy or plump with fat; to fill full; to fat.

Fatten (v. t.) To make fertile and fruitful; to enrich; as, to fatten land; to fatten fields with blood.

Fatten (v. i.) To grow fat or corpulent; to grow plump, thick, or fleshy; to be pampered.

Fausen (n.) A young eel.

Flamen (n.) A priest devoted to the service of a particular god, from whom he received a distinguishing epithet. The most honored were those of Jupiter, Mars, and Quirinus, called respectively Flamen Dialis, Flamen Martialis, and Flamen Quirinalis.

Flaxen (a.) Made of flax; resembling flax or its fibers; of the color of flax; of a light soft straw color; fair and flowing, like flax or tow; as, flaxen thread; flaxen hair.

Floren (n.) A cerain gold coin; a Florence.

Flowen () imp. pl. of Fly, v. i.

Flymen (pl. ) of Flyman

Foemen (pl. ) of Foeman

Fraken (n.) A freckle.

Frozen (p. p.) of Freeze

Frozen (a.) Congealed with cold; affected by freezing; as, a frozen brook.

Frozen (a.) Subject to frost, or to long and severe cold; chilly; as, the frozen north; the frozen zones.

Frozen (a.) Cold-hearted; unsympathetic; unyielding.

Furzen (a.) Furzy; gorsy.

Garden (n.) A piece of ground appropriated to the cultivation of herbs, fruits, flowers, or vegetables.

Garden (n.) A rich, well-cultivated spot or tract of country.

Garden (v. i.) To lay out or cultivate a garden; to labor in a garden; to practice horticulture.

Garden (v. t.) To cultivate as a garden.

Germen (n.) See Germ.

Gotten () of Get

Gilden (a.) Gilded.

Gladen (n.) Sword grass; any plant with sword-shaped leaves, esp. the European Iris foetidissima.

Glazen (a.) Resembling glass; glasslike; glazed.

Gliden () p. p. of Glide.

Gluten (n.) The viscid, tenacious substance which gives adhesiveness to dough.

Golden (a.) Made of gold; consisting of gold.

Golden (a.) Having the color of gold; as, the golden grain.

Golden (a.) Very precious; highly valuable; excellent; eminently auspicious; as, golden opinions.

Gorhen (n.) The female of the gorcock.

Gotten () p. p. of Get.

Gowden (a.) Golden.

Graven (p. p.) of Grave

Graven (v. t.) Carved.

Gulden (n.) See Guilder.

Hairen (a.) Hairy.

Halfen (a.) Wanting half its due qualities.

Happen (v. i.) To come by chance; to come without previous expectation; to fall out.

Happen (v. i.) To take place; to occur.

Harden (v. t.) To make hard or harder; to make firm or compact; to indurate; as, to harden clay or iron.

Harden (v. t.) To accustom by labor or suffering to endure with constancy; to strengthen; to stiffen; to inure; also, to confirm in wickedness or shame; to make unimpressionable.

Harden (v. i.) To become hard or harder; to acquire solidity, or more compactness; as, mortar hardens by drying.

Harden (v. i.) To become confirmed or strengthened, in either a good or a bad sense.

Harken (v. t. & i.) To hearken.

Harten (v. t.) To hearten; to encourage; to incite.

Hasten (v. t.) To press; to drive or urge forward; to push on; to precipitate; to accelerate the movement of; to expedite; to hurry.

Hasten (v. i.) To move celerity; to be rapid in motion; to act speedily or quickly; to go quickly.

Hausen (n.) A large sturgeon (Acipenser huso) from the region of the Black Sea. It is sometimes twelve feet long.

Heaven (n.) The expanse of space surrounding the earth; esp., that which seems to be over the earth like a great arch or dome; the firmament; the sky; the place where the sun, moon, and stars appear; -- often used in the plural in this sense.

Heaven (n.) The dwelling place of the Deity; the abode of bliss; the place or state of the blessed after death.

Heaven (n.) The sovereign of heaven; God; also, the assembly of the blessed, collectively; -- used variously in this sense, as in No. 2.

Heaven (n.) Any place of supreme happiness or great comfort; perfect felicity; bliss; a sublime or exalted condition; as, a heaven of delight.

Heaven (v. t.) To place in happiness or bliss, as if in heaven; to beatify.

Holpen (p. p.) of Help

Hempen (a.) Made of hemp; as, a hempen cord.

Hempen (a.) Like hemp.

Heppen (a.) Neat; fit; comfortable.

Heyten (adv.) Hence.

Hidden (p. p. & a.) from Hide. Concealed; put out of view; secret; not known; mysterious.

Hidden (p. p.) of Hide

Hodmen (pl. ) of Hodman

Hogpen (n.) A pen or sty for hogs.

Hoiden (n.) A rude, clownish youth.

Hoiden (n.) A rude, bold girl; a romp.

Hoiden (a.) Rustic; rude; bold.

Hoiden (v. i.) To romp rudely or indecently.

Holden () of Hold

Holpen () imp. & p. p. of Help.

Hooven (a.) Alt. of Hoven

Hoyden (n.) Same as Hoiden.

Hoymen (pl. ) of Hoyman

Huchen (n.) A large salmon (Salmo, / Salvelinus, hucho) inhabiting the Danube; -- called also huso, and bull trout.

Hurden (n.) A coarse kind of

Hyphen (v. t.) To connect with, or separate by, a hyphen, as two words or the parts of a word.

Icemen (pl. ) of Iceman

Inguen (n.) The groin.

Inogen (n.) A complex nitrogenous substance, which, by Hermann's hypothesis, is continually decomposed and reproduced in the muscles, during their life.

Jorden (n.) A pot or vessel with a large neck, formerly used by physicians and alchemists.

Jorden (n.) A chamber pot.

Kitten (n.) A young cat.

Kitten (v. t. & i.) To bring forth young, as a cat; to bring forth, as kittens.

Kraken (n.) A fabulous Scandinavian sea monster, often represented as resembling an island, but sometimes as resembling an immense octopus.

Lateen (a.) Of or pertaining to a peculiar rig used in the Mediterranean and adjacent waters, esp. on the northern coast of Africa. See below.

Latten (n.) A kind of brass hammered into thin sheets, formerly much used for making church utensils, as candlesticks, crosses, etc.; -- called also latten brass.

Latten (n.) Sheet tin; iron plate, covered with tin; also, any metal in thin sheets; as, gold latten.

Laymen (pl. ) of Layman

Leaden (a.) Made of lead; of the nature of lead; as, a leaden ball.

Leaden (a.) Like lead in color, etc. ; as, a leaden sky.

Leaden (a.) Heavy; dull; sluggish.

Leaven (n.) Any substance that produces, or is designed to produce, fermentation, as in dough or liquids; esp., a portion of fermenting dough, which, mixed with a larger quantity of dough, produces a general change in the mass, and renders it light; yeast; barm.

Leaven (n.) Anything which makes a general assimilating (especially a corrupting) change in the mass.

Leaven (v. t.) To make light by the action of leaven; to cause to ferment.

Leaven (v. t.) To imbue; to infect; to vitiate.

Ledden (n.) Language; speech; voice; cry.

Lenten (n.) Lent.

Lenten (n.) Of or pertaining to the fast called Lent; used in, or suitable to, Lent; as, the Lenten season.

Lenten (n.) Spare; meager; plain; somber; unostentatious; not abundant or showy.

Lessen (a.) To make less; to reduce; to make smaller, or fewer; to diminish; to lower; to degrade; as, to lessen a kingdom, or a population; to lessen speed, rank, fortune.

Lessen (v. i.) To become less; to shrink; to contract; to decrease; to be diminished; as, the apparent magnitude of objects lessens as we recede from them; his care, or his wealth, lessened.

Libken (n.) Alt. of Libkin

Lichen (n.) A name given to several varieties of skin disease, esp. to one characterized by the eruption of small, conical or flat, reddish pimples, which, if unchecked, tend to spread and produce great and even fatal exhaustion.

Linden (n.) A handsome tree (Tilia Europaea), having cymes of light yellow flowers, and large cordate leaves. The tree is common in Europe.

Linden (n.) In America, the basswood, or Tilia Americana.

Listen (v. i.) To give close attention with the purpose of hearing; to give ear; to hearken; to attend.

Listen (v. i.) To give heed; to yield to advice; to follow admonition; to obey.

Listen (v. t.) To attend to.

Locken (obs. p. p.) of Lock.

Locken (n.) The globeflower (Trollius).

Logmen (pl. ) of Logman

Loosen (v. t.) To make loose; to free from tightness, tension, firmness, or fixedness; to make less dense or compact; as, to loosen a string, or a knot; to loosen a rock in the earth.

Loosen (v. t.) To free from restraint; to set at liberty..

Loosen (v. t.) To remove costiveness from; to facilitate or increase the alvine discharges of.

Loosen (v. i.) To become loose; to become less tight, firm, or compact.

Lynden (n.) See Linden.

Madden (v. t.) To make mad; to drive to madness; to craze; to excite violently with passion; to make very angry; to enrage.

Madden (v. i.) To become mad; to act as if mad.

Madmen (pl. ) of Madman

Maiden (n.) An unmarried woman; a girl or woman who has not experienced sexual intercourse; a virgin; a maid.

Maiden (n.) A female servant.

Maiden (n.) An instrument resembling the guillotine, formerly used in Scotland for beheading criminals.

Maiden (n.) A machine for washing

Maiden (a.) Of or pertaining to a maiden, or to maidens; suitable to, or characteristic of, a virgin; as, maiden innocence.

Maiden (a.) Never having been married; not having had sexual intercourse; virgin; -- said usually of the woman, but sometimes of the man; as, a maiden aunt.

Maiden (a.) Fresh; innocent; unpolluted; pure; hitherto unused.

Maiden (a.) Used of a fortress, signifying that it has never been captured, or violated.

Maiden (v. t.) To act coyly like a maiden; -- with it as an indefinite object.

Marten (n.) A bird. See Martin.

Marten (n.) The fur of the marten, used for hats, muffs, etc.

Meeken (v. t.) To make meek; to nurture in gentleness and humility.

Meeten (v. t.) To render fit.

Molten (p. p.) of Melt

Mermen (pl. ) of Merman

Midden (n.) A dunghill.

Midden (n.) An accumulation of refuse about a dwelling place; especially, an accumulation of shells or of cinders, bones, and other refuse on the supposed site of the dwelling places of prehistoric tribes, -- as on the shores of the Baltic Sea and in many other places. See Kitchen middens.

Milden (v. t.) To make mild, or milder.

Milken (a.) Consisting of milk.

Misken (v. t.) Not to know.

Mitten (n.) A covering for the hand, worn to defend it from cold or injury. It differs from a glove in not having a separate sheath for each finger.

Mitten (n.) A cover for the wrist and forearm.

Mizzen (a.) Hindmost; nearest the stern; as, the mizzen shrouds, sails, etc.

Mizzen (n.) The hindmost of the fore and aft sails of a three-masted vessel; also, the spanker.

Molten (a.) Melted; being in a state of fusion, esp. when the liquid state is produced by a high degree of heat; as, molten iron.

Molten (a.) Made by melting and casting the substance or metal of which the thing is formed; as, a molten image.

Moreen (n.) A thick woolen fabric, watered or with embossed figures; -- used in upholstery, for curtains, etc.

Mothen (a.) Full of moths.

Mullen (n.) See Mullein.

Neogen (n.) An alloy resembling silver, and consisting chiefly of copper, zinc, and nickel, with small proportions of tin, aluminium, and bismuth.

Noggen (a.) Made of hemp; hence, hard; rough; harsh.

Oilmen (pl. ) of Oilman

Ostmen (n. pl.) East men; Danish settlers in Ireland, formerly so called.

Ouphen (a.) Elfish.

Oxygen (n.) A colorless, tasteless, odorless, gaseous element occurring in the free state in the atmosphere, of which it forms about 23 per cent by weight and about 21 per cent by volume, being slightly heavier than nitrogen. Symbol O. Atomic weight 15.96.

Oxygen (n.) Chlorine used in bleaching.

Patten (n.) A clog or sole of wood, usually supported by an iron ring, worn to raise the feet from the wet or the mud.

Patten (n.) A stilt.

Peahen (n.) The hen or female peafowl.

Peasen (pl. ) of Pease

Pecten (n.) A vascular pigmented membrane projecting into the vitreous humor within the globe of the eye in birds, and in many reptiles and fishes; -- also called marsupium.

Pecten (n.) The pubic bone.

Pecten (n.) Any species of bivalve mollusks of the genus Pecten, and numerous allied genera (family Pectinidae); a scallop. See Scallop.

Pecten (n.) The comb of a scorpion. See Comb, 4 (b).

Penmen (pl. ) of Penman

Piemen (pl. ) of Pieman

Pigpen (n.) A pen, or sty, for pigs.

Pitmen (pl. ) of Pitman

Platen (n.) The part of a printing press which presses the paper against the type and by which the impression is made.

Platen (n.) Hence, an analogous part of a typewriter, on which the paper rests to receive an impression.

Platen (n.) The movable table of a machine tool, as a planer, on which the work is fastened, and presented to the action of the tool; -- also called table.

Pollen (n.) Fine bran or flour.

Pollen (n.) The fecundating dustlike cells of the anthers of flowers. See Flower, and Illust. of Filament.

Poteen (n.) Whisky; especially, whisky illicitly distilled by the Irish peasantry.

Potmen (pl. ) of Potman

Proven (p. p. / a.) Proved.

Pullen (n.) Poultry.

Ragmen (pl. ) of Ragman

Ratten (v. t.) To deprive feloniously of the tools used in one's employment (as by breaking or stealing them), for the purpose of annoying; as, to ratten a mechanic who works during a strike.

Redden (a.) To make red or somewhat red; to give a red color to.

Redden (v. i.) To grow or become red; to blush.

Reeden (a.) Consisting of a reed or reeds.

Reopen (v. t. & i.) To open again.

Ridden () p. p. of Ride.

Ridden (p. p.) of Ride

Ronnen () obs. p. p. of Renne, to run.

Rotten (a.) Having rotted; putrid; decayed; as, a rotten apple; rotten meat.

Rotten (a.) Offensive to the smell; fetid; disgusting.

Rotten (a.) Not firm or trusty; unsound; defective; treacherous; unsafe; as, a rotten plank, bone, stone.

Sadden (v. t.) To make sad.

Sadden (v. t.) To render heavy or cohesive.

Sadden (v. t.) To make dull- or sad-colored, as cloth.

Sadden (v. t.) To make grave or serious; to make melancholy or sorrowful.

Sadden (v. i.) To become, or be made, sad.

Sarsen (n.) One of the large sandstone blocks scattered over the English chalk downs; -- called also sarsen stone, and Druid stone.

Sateen (n.) A kind of dress goods made of cotton or woolen, with a glossy surface resembling satin.

Screen (n.) Anything that separates or cuts off inconvenience, injury, or danger; that which shelters or conceals from view; a shield or protection; as, a fire screen.

Screen (n.) A dwarf wall or partition carried up to a certain height for separation and protection, as in a church, to separate the aisle from the choir, or the like.

Screen (n.) A surface, as that afforded by a curtain, sheet, wall, etc., upon which an image, as a picture, is thrown by a magic lantern, solar microscope, etc.

Screen (n.) A long, coarse riddle or sieve, sometimes a revolving perforated cylinder, used to separate the coarser from the finer parts, as of coal, sand, gravel, and the like.

Screen (v. t.) To provide with a shelter or means of concealment; to separate or cut off from inconvenience, injury, or danger; to shelter; to protect; to protect by hiding; to conceal; as, fruits screened from cold winds by a forest or hill.

Screen (v. t.) To pass, as coal, gravel, ashes, etc., through a screen in order to separate the coarse from the fine, or the worthless from the valuable; to sift.

Seamen (pl. ) of Seaman

Seamen (pl. ) of Seaman

Sodden () of Seethe

Selden (adv.) Seldom.

Sephen (n.) A large sting ray of the genus Trygon, especially T. sephen of the Indian Ocean and the Red Sea. The skin is an article of commerce.

Sethen (adv. & conj.) See Since.

Shaken (p. p.) of Shake

Shaken (a.) Caused to shake; agitated; as, a shaken bough.

Shaken (a.) Cracked or checked; split. See Shake, n., 2.

Shaken (n.) Impaired, as by a shock.

Shapen () of Shape

Shaven () of Shave

Shepen (n.) A stable; a shippen.

Shopen () p. p. of Shape.

Shoven () p. p. of Shove.

Sicken (v. t.) To make sick; to disease.

Sicken (v. t.) To make qualmish; to nauseate; to disgust; as, to sicken the stomach.

Sicken (v. t.) To impair; to weaken.

Sicken (v. i.) To become sick; to fall into disease.

Sicken (v. i.) To be filled to disgust; to be disgusted or nauseated; to be filled with abhorrence or aversion; to be surfeited or satiated.

Sicken (v. i.) To become disgusting or tedious.

Sicken (v. i.) To become weak; to decay; to languish.

Silken (a.) Of or pertaining to silk; made of, or resembling, silk; as, silken cloth; a silken veil.

Silken (a.) Fig.: Soft; delicate; tender; smooth; as, silken language.

Silken (a.) Dressed in silk.

Silken (v. t.) To render silken or silklike.

Sunken () of Sink

Sitten () of Sit

Sithen (adv. & conj.) Since; afterwards. See 1st Sith.

Sitten () p. p. of Sit, for sat.

Skreen (n. & v.) See Screen.

Slawen () p. p. of Slee, to slay.

Sloven (n.) A man or boy habitually negligent of neathess and order; -- the correlative term to slattern, or slut.

Socmen (pl. ) of Socman

Sodden (imp. & p. p.) of Sod

Sodden (p. p.) Boiled; seethed; also, soaked; heavy with moisture; saturated; as, sodden beef; sodden bread; sodden fields.

Sodden (v. i.) To be seethed; to become sodden.

Sodden (v. t.) To soak; to make heavy with water.

Soften (v. t.) To make soft or more soft.

Soften (v. t.) To render less hard; -- said of matter.

Soften (v. t.) To mollify; to make less fierce or intractable.

Soften (v. t.) To palliate; to represent as less enormous; as, to soften a fault.

Soften (v. t.) To compose; to mitigate; to assuage.

Soften (v. t.) To make less harsh, less rude, less offensive, or less violent, or to render of an opposite quality.

Soften (v. t.) To make less glaring; to tone down; as, to soften the coloring of a picture.

Soften (v. t.) To make tender; to make effeminate; to enervate; as, troops softened by luxury.

Soften (v. t.) To make less harsh or grating, or of a quality the opposite; as, to soften the voice.

Soften (v. i.) To become soft or softened, or less rude, harsh, severe, or obdurate.

Spoken (p. p.) of Speak

Spleen (n.) A peculiar glandlike but ductless organ found near the stomach or intestine of most vertebrates and connected with the vascular system; the milt. Its exact function in not known.

Spleen (n.) Anger; latent spite; ill humor; malice; as, to vent one's spleen.

Spleen (n.) A fit of anger; choler.

Spleen (n.) A sudden motion or action; a fit; a freak; a whim.

Spleen (n.) Melancholy; hypochondriacal affections.

Spleen (n.) A fit of immoderate laughter or merriment.

Spleen (v. t.) To dislke.

Spoken (a.) Uttered in speech; delivered by word of mouth; oral; as, a spoken narrative; the spoken word.

Spoken (a.) Characterized by a certain manner or style in speaking; -- often in composition; as, a pleasant-spoken man.

Stamen (n.) A thread; especially, a warp thread.

Stamen (n.) The male organ of flowers for secreting and furnishing the pollen or fecundating dust. It consists of the anther and filament.

Stolen (p. p.) of Steal

Steven (n.) Voice; speech; language.

Steven (n.) An outcry; a loud call; a clamor.

Stolen () p. p. of Steal.

Stopen (p. p.) Stepped; gone; advanced.

Streen (n.) See Strene.

Sucken (n.) The jurisdiction of a mill, or that extent of ground astricted to it, the tenants of which are bound to bring their grain thither to be ground.

Sudden (a.) Happening without previous notice or with very brief notice; coming unexpectedly, or without the common preparation; immediate; instant; speedy.

Sudden (a.) Hastly prepared or employed; quick; rapid.

Sudden (a.) Hasty; violent; rash; precipitate.

Sudden (adv.) Suddenly; unexpectedly.

Sudden (n.) An unexpected occurrence; a surprise.

Sullen (a.) Lonely; solitary; desolate.

Sullen (a.) Gloomy; dismal; foreboding.

Sullen (a.) Mischievous; malignant; unpropitious.

Sullen (a.) Gloomily angry and silent; cross; sour; affected with ill humor; morose.

Sullen (a.) Obstinate; intractable.

Sullen (a.) Heavy; dull; sluggish.

Sullen (n.) One who is solitary, or lives alone; a hermit.

Sullen (n.) Sullen feelings or manners; sulks; moroseness; as, to have the sullens.

Sullen (v. t.) To make sullen or sluggish.

Sunken (a.) Lying on the bottom of a river or other water; sunk.

Surmen (pl. ) of Surfman

Sweven (n.) A vision seen in sleep; a dream.

Tappen (n.) An obstruction, or indigestible mass, found in the intestine of bears and other animals during hibernation.

Tegmen (n.) A tegument or covering.

Tegmen (n.) The inner layer of the coating of a seed, usually thin and delicate; the endopleura.

Tegmen (n.) One of the elytra of an insect, especially of certain Orthoptera.

Tegmen (n.) Same as Tectrices.

Tellen (n.) Any species of Tellina.

Ticken (n.) See Ticking.

Tinmen (pl. ) of Tinman

Tinnen (a.) Made or consisting of tin.

Tolmen (n.) See Dolmen.

Tubmen (pl. ) of Tubman

Tupmen (pl. ) of Tupman

Tureen (n.) A large, deep vessel for holding soup, or other liquid food, at the table.

Turfen (a.) Made of turf; covered with turf.

Uneven (a.) Not even; not level; not uniform; rough; as, an uneven road or way; uneven ground.

Uneven (a.) Not equal; not of equal length.

Uneven (a.) Not divisible by two without a remainder; odd; -- said of numbers; as, 3, 7, and 11 are uneven numbers.

Unseen (a.) Not seen or discovered.

Unseen (a.) Unskilled; inexperienced.

Warden (n.) A keeper; a guardian; a watchman.

Warden (n.) An officer who keeps or guards; a keeper; as, the warden of a prison.

Warden (n.) A head official; as, the warden of a college; specifically (Eccl.), a churchwarden.

Warden (n.) A large, hard pear, chiefly used for baking and roasting.

Warren (n.) A place privileged, by prescription or grant the king, for keeping certain animals (as hares, conies, partridges, pheasants, etc.) called beasts and fowls of warren.

Warren (n.) A privilege which one has in his lands, by royal grant or prescription, of hunting and taking wild beasts and birds of warren, to the exclusion of any other person not entering by his permission.

Warren (n.) A piece of ground for the breeding of rabbits.

Warren (n.) A place for keeping flash, in a river.

Washen () p. p. of Wash.

Weaken (v. t.) To make weak; to lessen the strength of; to deprive of strength; to debilitate; to enfeeble; to enervate; as, to weaken the body or the mind; to weaken the hands of a magistrate; to weaken the force of an objection or an argument.

Weaken (v. t.) To reduce in quality, strength, or spirit; as, to weaken tea; to weaken any solution or decoction.

Weaken (v. i.) To become weak or weaker; to lose strength, spirit, or determination; to become less positive or resolute; as, the patient weakened; the witness weakened on cross-examination.

Weazen (a.) Thin; sharp; withered; wizened; as, a weazen face.

Wekeen (n.) The meadow pipit.

Whiten (v. i.) To grow white; to turn or become white or whiter; as, the hair whitens with age; the sea whitens with foam; the trees in spring whiten with blossoms.

Whiten (v. t.) To make white; to bleach; to blanch; to whitewash; as, to whiten a wall; to whiten cloth.

Wispen (a.) Formed of a wisp, or of wisp; as, a wispen broom.

Wooden (a.) Made or consisting of wood; pertaining to, or resembling, wood; as, a wooden box; a wooden leg; a wooden wedding.

Wooden (a.) Clumsy; awkward; ungainly; stiff; spiritless.

Woolen (a.) Made of wool; consisting of wool; as, woolen goods.

Woolen (a.) Of or pertaining to wool or woolen cloths; as, woolen manufactures; a woolen mill; a woolen draper.

Woolen (n.) Cloth made of wool; woollen goods.

Wooyen (n.) See Yuen.

Worsen (v. t.) To make worse; to deteriorate; to impair.

Worsen (v. t.) To get the better of; to worst.

Worsen (v. i.) To grow or become worse.

Wroken () p. p. of Wreak.

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