6 letter words ending in ist

Abaist (p. p.) Abashed; confounded; discomfited.

Absist (v. i.) To stand apart from; top leave off; to desist.

Alpist (n.) Alt. of Alpia

Aorist (n.) A tense in the Greek language, which expresses an action as completed in past time, but leaves it, in other respects, wholly indeterminate.

Artist (n.) One who practices some mechanic art or craft; an artisan.

Artist (n.) One who professes and practices an art in which science and taste preside over the manual execution.

Artist (n.) One who shows trained skill or rare taste in any manual art or occupation.

Artist (n.) An artful person; a schemer.

Assist (v. t.) To give support to in some undertaking or effort, or in time of distress; to help; to aid; to succor.

Assist (v. i.) To lend aid; to help.

Assist (v. i.) To be present as a spectator; as, to assist at a public meeting.

Aurist (n.) One skilled in treating and curing disorders of the ear.

Babist (n.) A believer in Babism.

Bemist (v. t.) To envelop in mist.

Christ (n.) The Anointed; an appellation given to Jesus, the Savior. It is synonymous with the Hebrew Messiah.

Codist (n.) A codifier; a maker of codes.

Copist (n.) A copier.

Desist (v. i.) To cease to proceed or act; to stop; to forbear; -- often with from.

Egoist (n.) One given overmuch to egoism or thoughts of self.

Egoist (n.) A believer in egoism.

Enlist (v. t.) To enter on a list; to enroll; to register.

Enlist (v. t.) To engage for military or naval service, the name being entered on a list or register; as, to enlist men.

Enlist (v. t.) To secure the support and aid of; to employ in advancing interest; as, to enlist persons in the cause of truth, or in a charitable enterprise.

Enlist (v. i.) To enroll and bind one's self for military or naval service; as, he enlisted in the regular army; the men enlisted for the war.

Enlist (v. i.) To enter heartily into a cause, as if enrolled.

Enmist (v. t.) To infold, as in a mist.

Fohist (n.) A Buddhist priest. See Fo.

Gulist (n.) A glutton.

Inlist (v. t.) See Enlist.

Insist (v. i.) To stand or rest; to find support; -- with in, on, or upon.

Jurist (a.) One who professes the science of law; one versed in the law, especially in the civil law; a writer on civil and international law.

Legist (n.) One skilled in the laws; a writer on law.

Lutist (n.) One who plays on a lute.

Lyrist (n.) A musician who plays on the harp or lyre; a composer of lyrical poetry.

Modist (n.) One who follows the fashion.

Monist (n.) A believer in monism.

Notist (n.) An annotator.

Oboist (n.) A performer on the oboe.

Papist (n.) A Roman catholic; one who adheres to the Church of Rome and the authority of the pope; -- an offensive designation applied to Roman Catholics by their opponents.

Purist (n.) One who aims at excessive purity or nicety, esp. in the choice of language.

Purist (n.) One who maintains that the New Testament was written in pure Greek.

Ramist (n.) A follower of Pierre Rame, better known as Ramus, a celebrated French scholar, who was professor of rhetoric and philosophy at Paris in the reign of Henry II., and opposed the Aristotelians.

Resist (v. t.) To stand against; to withstand; to obstruct.

Resist (v. t.) To strive against; to endeavor to counteract, defeat, or frustrate; to act in opposition to; to oppose.

Resist (v. t.) To counteract, as a force, by inertia or reaction.

Resist (v. t.) To be distasteful to.

Resist (v. i.) To make opposition.

Romist (n.) A Roman Catholic.

Schist (n.) Any crystal

Tanist (n.) In Ireland, a lord or proprietor of a tract of land or of a castle, elected by a family, under the system of tanistry.

Theist (n.) One who believes in the existence of a God; especially, one who believes in a personal God; -- opposed to atheist.

Thrist (n.) Thrist.

Timist (n.) A performer who keeps good time.

Timist (n.) A timeserver.

Unwist (a.) Not known; unknown.

Unwist (a.) Not knowing; unwitting.

Uprist (n.) Uprising.

Uprist () imp. of Uprise. Uprose.

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