6 letter words ending in ic
Aceric (a.) Pertaining to, or obtained from, the maple; as, aceric acid.
Acetic (a.) Of a pertaining to vinegar; producing vinegar; producing vinegar; as, acetic fermentation.
Acetic (a.) Pertaining to, containing, or derived from, acetyl, as acetic ether, acetic acid. The latter is the acid to which the sour taste of vinegar is due.
Acidic (a.) Containing a high percentage of silica; -- opposed to basic.
Acopic (a.) Relieving weariness; restorative.
Adamic (a.) Alt. of Adamical
Adipic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, fatty or oily substances; -- applied to certain acids obtained from fats by the action of nitric acid.
Adonic (a.) Relating to Adonis, famed for his beauty.
Adonic (n.) An Adonic verse.
Aeolic (a.) Aeolian, 1; as, the Aeolic dialect; the Aeolic mode.
Esopic (a.) Same as Aesopian.
Agamic (a.) Produced without sexual union; as, agamic or unfertilized eggs.
Agamic (a.) Not having visible organs of reproduction, as flowerless plants; agamous.
Agaric (n.) A fungus of the genus Agaricus, of many species, of which the common mushroom is an example.
Agaric (n.) An old name for several species of Polyporus, corky fungi growing on decaying wood.
Agonic (a.) Not forming an angle.
Alcaic (a.) Pertaining to Alcaeus, a lyric poet of Mitylene, about 6000 b. c.
Alcaic (n.) A kind of verse, so called from Alcaeus. One variety consists of five feet, a spondee or iambic, an iambic, a long syllable, and two dactyls.
Altaic (a.) Of or pertaining to the Altai, a mountain chain in Central Asia.
Amylic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, amyl; as, amylic ether.
Anetic (a.) Soothing.
Anglic (a.) Anglian.
Anilic (a.) Pertaining to, or obtained from, anil; indigotic; -- applied to an acid formed by the action of nitric acid on indigo.
Anisic (a.) Of or derived from anise; as, anisic acid; anisic alcohol.
Aortic (a.) Of or pertaining to the aorta.
Arabic (a.) Of or pertaining to Arabia or the Arabians.
Arabic (n.) The language of the Arabians.
Arctic (a.) Pertaining to, or situated under, the northern constellation called the Bear; northern; frigid; as, the arctic pole, circle, region, ocean; an arctic expedition, night, temperature.
Arctic (n.) The arctic circle.
Arctic (n.) A warm waterproof overshoe.
Atavic (a.) Pertaining to a remote ancestor, or to atavism.
Ataxic (a.) Characterized by ataxy, that is, (a) by great irregularity of functions or symptoms, or (b) by a want of coordinating power in movements.
Atomic (a.) Alt. of Atomical
Atonic (a.) Characterized by atony, or want of vital energy; as, an atonic disease.
Atonic (a.) Unaccented; as, an atonic syllable.
Atonic (a.) Destitute of tone vocality; surd.
Atonic (n.) A word that has no accent.
Atonic (n.) An element of speech entirely destitute of vocality, or produced by the breath alone; a nonvocal or surd consonant; a breathing.
Atonic (n.) A remedy capable of allaying organic excitement or irritation.
Atypic (a.) Alt. of Atypical
Azonic (a.) Confined to no zone or region; not local.
Azotic (a.) Pertaining to azote, or nitrogen; formed or consisting of azote; nitric; as, azotic gas; azotic acid.
Azymic (a.) Azymous.
Baltic (a.) Of or pertaining to the sea which separates Norway and Sweden from Jutland, Denmark, and Germany; situated on the Baltic Sea.
Bardic (a.) Of or pertaining to bards, or their poetry.
Bechic () Pertaining to, or relieving, a cough.
Bechic (n.) A medicine for relieving coughs.
Belgic (a.) Of or pertaining to the Belgae, a German tribe who anciently possessed the country between the Rhine, the Seine, and the ocean.
Belgic (a.) Of or pertaining to the Netherlands or to Belgium.
Bellic (a.) Alt. of Bellical
Beylic (n.) The territory ruled by a bey.
Biotic (a.) Relating to life; as, the biotic principle.
Bombic (a.) Pertaining to, or obtained from, the silkworm; as, bombic acid.
Bromic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or containing, bromine; -- said of those compounds of bromine in which this element has a valence of five, or the next to its highest; as, bromic acid.
Cadmic (a.) Pertaining to, derived from, or containing, cadmium; as, cadmic sulphide.
Calcic (a.) Pertaining to, derived from, or containing, calcium or lime.
Capric (a.) Of or pertaining to capric acid or its derivatives.
Caseic (a.) Of or pertaining to cheese; as, caseic acid.
Celtic (a.) Of or pertaining to the Celts; as, Celtic people, tribes, literature, tongue.
Celtic (n.) The language of the Celts.
Chemic (n.) A chemist; an alchemist.
Chemic (n.) A solution of chloride of lime.
Chemic (a.) Chemical.
Cholic (a.) Alt. of Cholinic
Choric (a.) Of or pertaining to a chorus.
Chymic () Alt. of Chymistry
Cistic (a.) See Cystic.
Citric (a.) Of, pertaining to, or derived from, the citron or lemon; as, citric acid.
Cleric (n.) A clerk, a clergyman.
Cleric (a.) Same as Clerical.
Clinic (n.) One confined to the bed by sickness.
Clinic (n.) One who receives baptism on a sick bed.
Clinic (n.) A school, or a session of a school or class, in which medicine or surgery is taught by the examination and treatment of patients in the presence of the pupils.
Clinic (v. i.) Of or pertaining to a bed, especially, a sick bed.
Clinic (v. i.) Of or pertaining to a clinic, or to the study of disease in the living subject.
Clonic (a.) Having an irregular, convulsive motion.
Coptic (a.) Of or pertaining to the Copts.
Coptic (n.) The language of the Copts.
Cornic (a.) Pertaining to, derived from, or resembling, the dogwood (Cornus florida).
Cosmic (a.) Alt. of Cosmical
Cossic (a.) Alt. of Cossical
Cretic (n.) A poetic foot, composed of one short syllable between two long ones (- / -).
Critic (n.) One skilled in judging of the merits of literary or artistic works; a connoisseur; an adept; hence, one who examines literary or artistic works, etc., and passes judgment upon them; a reviewer.
Critic (n.) One who passes a rigorous or captious judgment; one who censures or finds fault; a harsh examiner or judge; a caviler; a carper.
Critic (n.) The art of criticism.
Critic (n.) An act of criticism; a critique.
Critic (a.) Of or pertaining to critics or criticism; critical.
Critic (v. i.) To criticise; to play the critic.
Cupric (a.) Of, pertaining to, or derived from, copper; containing copper; -- said of those compounds of copper in which this element is present in its lowest proportion.
Cyanic (a.) Pertaining to, or containing, cyanogen.
Cyanic (a.) Of or pertaining to a blue color.
Cyclic (a.) Alt. of Cyclical
Cymric (a.) Welsh.
Cymric (n.) The Welsh language.
Cystic (a.) Having the form of, or living in, a cyst; as, the cystic entozoa.
Cystic (a.) Containing cysts; cystose; as, cystic sarcoma.
Cystic (a.) Pertaining to, or contained in, a cyst; esp., pertaining to, or contained in, either the urinary bladder or the gall bladder.
Darnic (n.) Same as Dornick.
Deific (a.) Alt. of Deifical
Deltic (a.) Deltaic.
Dermic (a.) Relating to the derm or skin.
Dermic (a.) Pertaining to the dermis; dermal.
Dietic (a.) Dietetic.
Dyadic (a.) Pertaining to the number two; of two parts or elements.
Eddaic (a.) Alt. of Eddic
Edenic (a.) Of or pertaining to Eden; paradisaic.
Emetic (a.) Inducing to vomit; exciting the stomach to discharge its contents by the mouth.
Emetic (n.) A medicine which causes vomiting.
Eozoic (a.) Of or pertaining to rocks or strata older than the Paleozoic, in many of which the eozoon has been found.
Epodic (a.) Pertaining to, or resembling, an epode.
Erotic (a.) Alt. of Erotical
Erotic (n.) An amorous composition or poem.
Erucic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, a genus of cruciferous Mediterranean herbs (Eruca or Brassica); as, erucic acid, a fatty acid resembling oleic acid, and found in colza oil, mustard oil, etc.
Esodic (a.) Conveying impressions from the surface of the body to the spinal cord; -- said of certain nerves. Opposed to exodic.
Esopic (a.) Same as Aesopian, Aesopic.
Ethnic (a.) Alt. of Ethnical
Ethnic (n.) A heathen; a pagan.
Etymic (a.) Relating to the etymon; as, an etymic word.
Exilic (a.) Pertaining to exile or banishment, esp. to that of the Jews in Babylon.
Exodic (a.) Conducting influences from the spinal cord outward; -- said of the motor or efferent nerves. Opposed to esodic.
Exotic (a.) Introduced from a foreign country; not native; extraneous; foreign; as, an exotic plant; an exotic term or word.
Exotic (n.) Anything of foreign origin; something not of native growth, as a plant, a word, a custom.
Fabric (n.) The structure of anything; the manner in which the parts of a thing are united; workmanship; texture; make; as cloth of a beautiful fabric.
Fabric (n.) That which is fabricated
Fabric (n.) Framework; structure; edifice; building.
Fabric (n.) Cloth of any kind that is woven or knit from fibers, either vegetable or animal; manufactured cloth; as, silks or other fabrics.
Fabric (n.) The act of constructing; construction.
Fabric (n.) Any system or structure consisting of connected parts; as, the fabric of the universe.
Fabric (v. t.) To frame; to build; to construct.
Fehmic (a.) See Vehmic.
Ferric (a.) Pertaining to, derived from, or containing iron. Specifically (Chem.), denoting those compounds in which iron has a higher valence than in the ferrous compounds; as, ferric oxide; ferric acid.
Finnic (a.) Of or pertaining to the Finns.
Fistic (a.) Pertaining to boxing, or to encounters with the fists; puglistic; as, fistic exploits; fistic heroes.
Formic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, ants; as, formic acid; in an extended sense, pertaining to, or derived from, formic acid; as, formic ether.
Frolic (a.) Full of levity; dancing, playing, or frisking about; full of pranks; frolicsome; gay; merry.
Frolic (n.) A wild prank; a flight of levity, or of gayety and mirth.
Frolic (n.) A scene of gayety and mirth, as in lively play, or in dancing; a merrymaking.
Frolic (v. i.) To play wild pranks; to play tricks of levity, mirth, and gayety; to indulge in frolicsome play; to sport.
Fungic (a.) Pertaining to, or obtained from, mushrooms; as, fungic acid.
Fustic (n.) The wood of the Maclura tinctoria, a tree growing in the West Indies, used in dyeing yellow; -- called also old fustic.
Gaelic (a.) Of or pertaining to the Gael, esp. to the Celtic Highlanders of Scotland; as, the Gaelic language.
Gaelic (n.) The language of the Gaels, esp. of the Highlanders of Scotland. It is a branch of the Celtic.
Gaidic (a.) Pertaining to hypogeic acid; -- applied to an acid obtained from hypogeic acid.
Gallic (a.) Pertaining to, or containing, gallium.
Gallic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, galls, nutgalls, and the like.
Gallic (a.) Pertaining to Gaul or France; Gallican.
Garlic (n.) A plant of the genus Allium (A. sativum is the cultivated variety), having a bulbous root, a very strong smell, and an acrid, pungent taste. Each root is composed of several lesser bulbs, called cloves of garlic, inclosed in a common membranous coat, and easily separable.
Garlic (n.) A kind of jig or farce.
Geotic (a.) Belonging to earth; terrestrial.
Gestic (a.) Pertaining to deeds or feats of arms; legendary.
Gestic (a.) Relating to bodily motion; consisting of gestures; -- said especially with reference to dancing.
Glucic (a.) Pertaining to, or obtained from, sugar; as, glucic acid.
Gnomic (a.) Alt. of Gnomical
Gothic (a.) Pertaining to the Goths; as, Gothic customs; also, rude; barbarous.
Gothic (n.) The language of the Goths; especially, the language of that part of the Visigoths who settled in Moesia in the 4th century. See Goth.
Gothic (n.) A kind of square-cut type, with no hair
Gothic (n.) The style described in Gothic, a., 2.
Gravic (a.) Pertaining to, or causing, gravitation; as, gravic forces; gravic attraction.
Gymnic (a.) Alt. of Gymnical
Gymnic (n.) Athletic exercise.
Haemic (a.) Pertaining to the blood; hemal.
Haitic (a.) Pertaining to Ham or his descendants.
Hectic (a.) Habitual; constitutional; pertaining especially to slow waste of animal tissue, as in consumption; as, a hectic type in disease; a hectic flush.
Hectic (a.) In a hectic condition; having hectic fever; consumptive; as, a hectic patient.
Hectic (n.) Hectic fever.
Hectic (n.) A hectic flush.
Herdic (n.) A kind of low-hung cab.
Heroic (a.) Of or pertaining to, or like, a hero; of the nature of heroes; distinguished by the existence of heroes; as, the heroic age; an heroic people; heroic valor.
Heroic (a.) Worthy of a hero; bold; daring; brave; illustrious; as, heroic action; heroic enterprises.
Heroic (a.) Larger than life size, but smaller than colossal; -- said of the representation of a human figure.
Hexoic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, hexane; as, hexoic acid.
Hircic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or derived from, mutton suet; -- applied by Chevreul to an oily acid which was obtained from mutton suet, and to which he attributed the peculiar taste and smell of that substance. The substance has also been called hircin.
Hydric (a.) Pertaining to, or containing, hydrogen; as, hydric oxide.
Hymnic (a.) Relating to hymns, or sacred lyrics.
Iambic (a.) Consisting of a short syllable followed by a long one, or of an unaccented syllable followed by an accented; as, an iambic foot.
Iambic (a.) Pertaining to, or composed of, iambics; as, an iambic verse; iambic meter. See Lambus.
Iambic (n.) An iambic foot; an iambus.
Iambic (n.) A verse composed of iambic feet.
Iambic (n.) A satirical poem (such poems having been anciently written in iambic verse); a satire; a lampoon.
Iatric (a.) Alt. of Iatrical
Ilicic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, the holly (Ilex), and allied plants; as, ilicic acid.
Iranic (a.) Iranian.
Irenic (a.) Alt. of Irenical
Iridic (a.) Of or pertaining to the iris of the eye.
Iridic (a.) Of or pertaining to iridium; -- said specifically of those compounds in which iridium has a relatively high valence.
Ironic (a.) Ironical.
Isatic (a.) Alt. of Isatinic
Italic (a.) Relating to Italy or to its people.
Italic (a.) Applied especially to a kind of type in which the letters do not stand upright, but slope toward the right; -- so called because dedicated to the States of Italy by the inventor, Aldus Manutius, about the year 1500.
Italic (n.) An Italic letter, character, or type (see Italic, a., 2.); -- often in the plural; as, the Italics are the author's. Italic letters are used to distinguish words for emphasis, importance, antithesis, etc. Also, collectively, Italic letters.
Judaic (a.) Alt. of Judaical
Keltic (a. & n.) Same as Celtic, a. & n.
Kymric (a & n.) See Cymric, a. & n.
Laccic (a.) Pertaining to lac, or produced from it; as, laccic acid.
Lactic (a.) Of or pertaining to milk; procured from sour milk or whey; as, lactic acid; lactic fermentation, etc.
Lamaic (a.) Of or pertaining to Lamaism.
Lampic (a.) Pertaining to, or produced by, a lamp; -- formerly said of a supposed acid.
Lappic (a.) Of or pertaining to Lapland, or the Lapps.
Lappic (n.) The language of the Lapps. See Lappish.
Lauric (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, the European bay or laurel (Laurus nobilis).
Lettic (a.) Of or pertaining to the Letts; Lettish.
Lettic (a.) Of or pertaining to a branch of the Slavic family, subdivided into Lettish, Lithuanian, and Old Prussian.
Lettic (n.) The language of the Letts; Lettish.
Lettic (n.) The language of the Lettic race, including Lettish, Lithuanian, and Old Prussian.
Leucic (a.) Alt. of Leucinic
Lithic (a.) Of or pertaining to stone; as, lithic architecture.
Lithic (a.) Pertaining to the formation of uric-acid concretions (stone) in the bladder and other parts of the body; as, lithic diathesis.
Lithic (n.) A medicine which tends to prevent stone in the bladder.
Lithic (a.) Pertaining to or denoting lithium or some of its compounds.
Loimic (a.) Of or pertaining to the plague or contagious disorders.
Lubric (a.) Alt. of Lubrical
Lustic (a.) Lusty; vigorous.
Luteic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, weld (Reseda luteola).
Luteic (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid resembling luteolin, but obtained from the flowers of Euphorbia cyparissias.
Maleic (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid of the ethylene series, metameric with fumaric acid and obtained by heating malic acid.
Mantic (a.) Of or pertaining to divination, or to the condition of one inspired, or supposed to be inspired, by a deity; prophetic.
Mastic (n.) A low shrubby tree of the genus Pistacia (P. Lentiscus), growing upon the islands and coasts of the Mediterranean, and producing a valuable resin; -- called also, mastic tree.
Mastic (n.) A resin exuding from the mastic tree, and obtained by incision. The best is in yellowish white, semitransparent tears, of a faint smell, and is used as an astringent and an aromatic, also as an ingredient in varnishes.
Mastic (n.) A kind of cement composed of burnt clay, litharge, and linseed oil, used for plastering walls, etc.
Mellic (a.) See Mellitic.
Metric (a.) Relating to measurement; involving, or proceeding by, measurement.
Metric (a.) Of or pertaining to the meter as a standard of measurement; of or pertaining to the decimal system of measurement of which a meter is the unit; as, the metric system; a metric measurement.
Mistic (n.) Alt. of Mistico
Mithic (a.) See Mythic.
Mosaic (n.) A surface decoration made by inlaying in patterns small pieces of variously colored glass, stone, or other material; -- called also mosaic work.
Mosaic (n.) A picture or design made in mosaic; an article decorated in mosaic.
Mosaic (a.) Of or pertaining to the style of work called mosaic; formed by uniting pieces of different colors; variegated; tessellated; also, composed of various materials or ingredients.
Mosaic (a.) Of or pertaining to Moses, the leader of the Israelites, or established through his agency; as, the Mosaic law, rites, or institutions.
Mostic (n.) Alt. of Mostick
Mundic (n.) Iron pyrites, or arsenical pyrites; -- so called by the Cornish miners.
Myopic (a.) Pertaining to, or affected with, or characterized by, myopia; nearsighted.
Myotic (a.) Producing myosis, or contraction of the pupil of the eye, as opium, calabar bean, etc.
Myotic (n.) A myotic agent.
Mystic (a.) Alt. of Mystical
Mystic (n.) One given to mysticism; one who holds mystical views, interpretations, etc.; especially, in ecclesiastical history, one who professed mysticism. See Mysticism.
Mythic (a.) Alt. of Mythical
Nautic (a.) Nautical.
Niobic (a.) Same as Columbic.
Nitric (a.) Of, pertaining to, or containing, nitrogen; specifically, designating any one of those compounds in which, as contrasted with nitrous compounds, the element has a higher valence; as, nitric oxide; nitric acid.
Noetic (a.) Alt. of Noetical
Nonoic (a.) Pertaining to, derived from, or resembling, nonane; as, nonoic acid, which is also called pelargonic acid. Cf. Pelargonic.
Octoic (a.) Pertaining to, derived from, or resembling, octane; -- used specifically, to designate any one of a group of acids, the most important of which is called caprylic acid.
Odinic (a.) Of or pertaining to Odin.
Odylic (a.) Of or pertaining to odyle; odic; as, odylic force.
Orphic (a.) Pertaining to Orpheus; Orphean; as, Orphic hymns.
Oxalic (a.) Pertaining to, derived from, or contained in, sorrel, or oxalis; specifically, designating an acid found in, and characteristic of, oxalis, and also certain plant of the Buckwheat family.
Oxamic (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid NH2.C2O2.HO obtained as a fine crystal
Oxonic (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, a complex nitrogenous acid (C4H5N3O4) not known in the free state, but obtained, in combination with its salts, by a slow oxidation of uric acid, to which it is related.
Ozonic (a.) Pertaining to, resembling, or containing, ozone.
Palmic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or derived from, the castor-oil plant (Ricinus communis, or Palma Christi); -- formerly used to designate an acid now called ricinoleic acid.
Pathic (n.) A male who submits to the crime against nature; a catamite.
Pathic (a.) Passive; suffering.
Pectic (a.) Of or pertaining to pectin; specifically, designating an acid obtained from ordinary vegetable jelly (pectin) as an amorphous substance, tough and horny when dry, but gelatinous when moist.
Pelvic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or in the region of, the pelvis; as, pelvic cellulitis.
Peptic (a.) Relating to digestion; promoting digestion; digestive; as, peptic sauces.
Peptic (a.) Able to digest.
Peptic (a.) Pertaining to pepsin; resembling pepsin in its power of digesting or dissolving albuminous matter; containing or yielding pepsin, or a body of like properties; as, the peptic glands.
Peptic (n.) An agent that promotes digestion.
Peptic (n.) The digestive organs.
Persic (a.) Of or relating to Persia.
Persic (n.) The Persian language.
Phenic (a.) Of, pertaining to, derived from, or resembling, phenyl or phenol.
Phonic (a.) Of or pertaining to sound; of the nature of sound; acoustic.
Photic (a.) Relating to the production of light by the lower animals.
Physic (n.) The art of healing diseases; the science of medicine; the theory or practice of medicine.
Physic (n.) A specific internal application for the cure or relief of sickness; a remedy for disease; a medicine.
Physic (n.) Specifically, a medicine that purges; a cathartic.
Physic (n.) A physician.
Physic (v. t.) To treat with physic or medicine; to administer medicine to, esp. a cathartic; to operate on as a cathartic; to purge.
Physic (v. t.) To work on as a remedy; to heal; to cure.
Picnic (v.) Formerly, an entertainment at which each person contributed some dish to a common table; now, an excursion or pleasure party in which the members partake of a collation or repast (usually in the open air, and from food carried by themselves).
Picnic (v. i.) To go on a picnic, or pleasure excursion; to eat in public fashion.
Picric (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, a strong organic acid (called picric acid), intensely bitter.
Pistic (a.) Pure; genuine.
Poetic (a.) Alt. of Poetical
Pontic (a.) Of or pertaining to the Pontus, Euxine, or Black Sea.
Postic (a.) Backward.
Pratic (n.) See Pratique.
Psoric (a.) Of or pertaining to psora.
Public (a.) Of or pertaining to the people; belonging to the people; relating to, or affecting, a nation, state, or community; -- opposed to private; as, the public treasury.
Public (a.) Open to the knowledge or view of all; general; common; notorious; as, public report; public scandal.
Public (a.) Open to common or general use; as, a public road; a public house.
Public (n.) The general body of mankind, or of a nation, state, or community; the people, indefinitely; as, the American public; also, a particular body or aggregation of people; as, an author's public.
Public (n.) A public house; an inn.
Quinic (a.) Pertaining to, derived from, or connected with, quinine and related compounds; specifically, designating a nonnitrogenous acid obtained from cinchona bark, coffee, beans, etc., as a white crystal
Rh/tic (a.) Pertaining to, or of the same horizon as, certain Mesozoic strata of the Rhetian Alps. These strata are regarded as closing the Triassic period. See the Chart of Geology.
Rhetic (a.) Same as Rhaetic.
Rhodic (a.) Of or pertaining to rhodium; containing rhodium.
Rhymic (a.) Pertaining to rhyme.
Rollic (v. i.) To move or play in a careless, swaggering manner, with a frolicsome air; to frolic; to sport; commonly in the form rollicking.
Romaic (a.) Of or relating to modern Greece, and especially to its language.
Romaic (n.) The modern Greek language, now usually called by the Greeks Hellenic or Neo-Hellenic.
Rubric (n.) That part of any work in the early manuscripts and typography which was colored red, to distinguish it from other portions.
Rubric (n.) A titlepage, or part of it, especially that giving the date and place of printing; also, the initial letters, etc., when printed in red.
Rubric (n.) The title of a statute; -- so called as being anciently written in red letters.
Rubric (n.) The directions and rules for the conduct of service, formerly written or printed in red; hence, also, an ecclesiastical or episcopal injunction; -- usually in the plural.
Rubric (n.) Hence, that which is established or settled, as by authority; a thing definitely settled or fixed.
Rubric (v. t.) To adorn ith red; to redden; to rubricate.
Rubric (a.) Alt. of Rubrical
Rustic (a.) Of or pertaining to the country; rural; as, the rustic gods of antiquity.
Rustic (a.) Rude; awkward; rough; unpolished; as, rustic manners.
Rustic (a.) Coarse; plain; simple; as, a rustic entertainment; rustic dress.
Rustic (a.) Simple; artless; unadorned; unaffected.
Rustic (n.) An inhabitant of the country, especially one who is rude, coarse, or dull; a clown.
Rustic (n.) A rural person having a natural simplicity of character or manners; an artless, unaffected person.
Scenic (a.) Alt. of Scenical
Septic (a.) Of the seventh degree or order.
Septic (n.) A quantic of the seventh degree.
Septic (a.) Alt. of Septical
Septic (n.) A substance that promotes putrefaction.
Sethic (a.) See Sothic.
Sextic (a.) Of the sixth degree or order.
Sextic (n.) A quantic of the sixth degree.
Sinaic (a.) Alt. of Sinaitic
Slavic (a.) Slavonic.
Slavic (n.) The group of allied languages spoken by the Slavs.
Sodaic (a.) Pertaining to, or containing, soda.
Sophic (a.) Alt. of Sophical
Sorbic (a.) Pertaining to, or obtained from, the rowan tree, or sorb; specifically, designating an acid, C/H/CO/H, of the acetylene series, found in the unripe berries of this tree, and extracted as a white crystal
Sothic (a.) Of or pertaining to Sothis, the Egyptian name for the Dog Star; taking its name from the Dog Star; canicular.
Static (a.) Alt. of Statical
Stibic (a.) Antimonic; -- used with reference to certain compounds of antimony.
Sylvic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or resembling, pine or its products; specifically, designating an acid called also abeitic acid, which is the chief ingredient of common resin (obtained from Pinus sylvestris, and other species).
Syndic (n.) An officer of government, invested with different powers in different countries; a magistrate.
Syndic (n.) An agent of a corporation, or of any body of men engaged in a business enterprise; an advocate or patron; an assignee.
Syrtic (a.) Of or pertaining to a syrt; resembling syrt, or quicksand.
Tactic (a.) Alt. of Tactical
Tactic (n.) See Tactics.
Tannic (a.) Of or pertaining to tan; derived from, or resembling, tan; as, tannic acid.
Terbic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or containing, terbium; also, designating certain of its compounds.
Tetric (a.) Alt. of Tetrical
Thoric (a.) Of or pertaining to thorium; designating the compounds of thorium.
Thymic (a.) Of or pertaining to the thymus gland.
Thymic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, thyme; as, thymic acid.
Tiglic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, an acid, C4H7CO2H (called also methyl crotonic acid), homologous with crotonic acid, and obtained from croton oil (from Croton Tiglium) as a white crystal
Toluic (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, one of three metameric acids, CH3.C6H4.CO2H, which are related to toluene and analogous to benzoic acids. They are white crystal
Tragic (a.) Alt. of Tragical
Tragic (n.) A writer of tragedy.
Tragic (n.) A tragedy; a tragic drama.
Tropic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, an acid obtained from atropine and certain other alkaloids, as a white crystal
Tropic (n.) One of the two parallels of terrestrial latitude corresponding to the celestial tropics, and called by the same names.
Tropic (n.) The region lying between these parallels of latitude, or near them on either side.
Tropic (a.) Of or pertaining to the tropics; tropical.
Turkic (a.) Turkish.
Unific (a.) Making one or unity; unifying.
Uralic (a.) Of or relating to the Ural Mountains.
Uranic (a.) Of or pertaining to the heavens; celestial; astronomical.
Uranic (a.) Pertaining to, resembling, or containing uranium; specifically, designating those compounds in which uranium has a valence relatively higher than in uranous compounds.
Uratic () Of or containing urates; as, uratic calculi.
Uretic (a.) Of or pertaining to the urine; diuretic; urinary; as, uretic medicine.
Uvitic (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid, CH3C6H3(CO2H)2, obtained as a white crystal
Viatic (a.) Of or pertaining to a journey or traveling.
Vitric (a.) Having the nature and qualities of glass; glasslike; -- distinguished from ceramic.
Vulpic (a.) Pertaining to, derived from, or designating, an acid obtained from a lichen (Cetraria vulpina) as a yellow or red crystal
Wendic (a.) Alt. of Wendish
Wendic (n.) The language of the Wends.
Yttric (a.) Pertaining to, derived from, or containing, yttrium.
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Author: Mark McCracken is a corporate trainer and author living in Higashi Osaka, Japan. He is the author of thousands of online articles as well as the Business English textbook, "25 Business Skills in English".