6 letter words whose second letter is N
Anabas (n.) A genus of fishes, remarkable for their power of living long out of water, and of making their way on land for considerable distances, and for climbing trees; the climbing fishes.
Anadem (n.) A garland or fillet; a chaplet or wreath.
Anakim (n. pl.) Alt. of Anaks
Ananas (n.) The pineapple (Ananassa sativa).
Anarch (n.) The author of anarchy; one who excites revolt.
Anatto (n.) Same as Annotto.
Anbury (n.) Alt. of Ambury
Ambury (n.) A soft tumor or bloody wart on horses or oxen.
Ambury (n.) A disease of the roots of turnips, etc.; -- called also fingers and toes.
Anchor (n.) A iron instrument which is attached to a ship by a cable (rope or chain), and which, being cast overboard, lays hold of the earth by a fluke or hook and thus retains the ship in a particular station.
Anchor (n.) Any instrument or contrivance serving a purpose like that of a ship's anchor, as an arrangement of timber to hold a dam fast; a contrivance to hold the end of a bridge cable, or other similar part; a contrivance used by founders to hold the core of a mold in place.
Anchor (n.) Fig.: That which gives stability or security; that on which we place dependence for safety.
Anchor (n.) An emblem of hope.
Anchor (n.) A metal tie holding adjoining parts of a building together.
Anchor (n.) Carved work, somewhat resembling an anchor or arrowhead; -- a part of the ornaments of certain moldings. It is seen in the echinus, or egg-and-anchor (called also egg-and-dart, egg-and-tongue) ornament.
Anchor (n.) One of the anchor-shaped spicules of certain sponges; also, one of the calcareous spinules of certain Holothurians, as in species of Synapta.
Anchor (v. t.) To place at anchor; to secure by an anchor; as, to anchor a ship.
Anchor (v. t.) To fix or fasten; to fix in a stable condition; as, to anchor the cables of a suspension bridge.
Anchor (v. i.) To cast anchor; to come to anchor; as, our ship (or the captain) anchored in the stream.
Anchor (v. i.) To stop; to fix or rest.
Anchor (n.) An anchoret.
Ancile (n.) The sacred shield of the Romans, said to have-fallen from heaven in the reign of Numa. It was the palladium of Rome.
Ancome (n.) A small ulcerous swelling, coming suddenly; also, a whitlow.
Ancone (n.) The corner or quoin of a wall, cross-beam, or rafter.
Ancone (n.) A bracket supporting a cornice; a console.
Ancony (n.) A piece of malleable iron, wrought into the shape of a bar in the middle, but unwrought at the ends.
Andean (a.) Pertaining to the Andes.
Andine (a.) Andean; as, Andine flora.
Andron (n.) The apartment appropriated for the males. This was in the lower part of the house.
Aneath (prep. & adv.) Beneath.
Anenst (a.) Alt. of Anent
Anetic (a.) Soothing.
Angina (n.) Any inflammatory affection of the throat or faces, as the quinsy, malignant sore throat, croup, etc., especially such as tends to produce suffocation, choking, or shortness of breath.
Angio- () A prefix, or combining form, in numerous compounds, usually relating to seed or blood vessels, or to something contained in, or covered by, a vessel.
Angled (imp. & p. p.) of Angle
Angled (a.) Having an angle or angles; -- used in compounds; as, right-angled, many-angled, etc.
Angler (n.) One who angles.
Angler (n.) A fish (Lophius piscatorius), of Europe and America, having a large, broad, and depressed head, with the mouth very large. Peculiar appendages on the head are said to be used to entice fishes within reach. Called also fishing frog, frogfish, toadfish, goosefish, allmouth, monkfish, etc.
Angles (n. pl.) An ancient Low German tribe, that settled in Britain, which came to be called Engla-land (Angleland or England). The Angles probably came from the district of Angeln (now within the limits of Schleswig), and the country now Lower Hanover, etc.
Anglic (a.) Anglian.
Anglo- () A combining form meaning the same as English; or English and, or English conjoined with; as, Anglo-Turkish treaty, Anglo-German, Anglo-Irish.
Angola (n.) A fabric made from the wool of the Angora goat.
Angora (n.) A city of Asia Minor (or Anatolia) which has given its name to a goat, a cat, etc.
Angust (a.) Narrow; strait.
Anhang (v. t.) To hang.
Anhele (v. i.) To pant; to be breathlessly anxious or eager (for).
Anhima (n.) A South American aquatic bird; the horned screamer or kamichi (Palamedea cornuta). See Kamichi.
Anicut (n.) Alt. of Annicut
Anient (v. t.) Alt. of Anientise
Anight (adv.) Alt. of Anights
Anilic (a.) Pertaining to, or obtained from, anil; indigotic; -- applied to an acid formed by the action of nitric acid on indigo.
Animal (n.) An organized living being endowed with sensation and the power of voluntary motion, and also characterized by taking its food into an internal cavity or stomach for digestion; by giving carbonic acid to the air and taking oxygen in the process of respiration; and by increasing in motive power or active aggressive force with progress to maturity.
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.
Animus (n.) Animating spirit; intention; temper.
Anisic (a.) Of or derived from anise; as, anisic acid; anisic alcohol.
Ankled (a.) Having ankles; -- used in composition; as, well-ankled.
Anklet (n.) An ornament or a fetter for the ankle; an ankle ring.
Anlace (n.) A broad dagger formerly worn at the girdle.
Annals (n. pl.) A relation of events in chronological order, each event being recorded under the year in which it happened.
Annals (n. pl.) Historical records; chronicles; history.
Annals (n. pl.) The record of a single event or item.
Annals (n. pl.) A periodic publication, containing records of discoveries, transactions of societies, etc.; as "Annals of Science."
Annats (n. pl.) Alt. of Annates
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.
Annuli (pl. ) of Annulus
Anodon (n.) A genus of fresh-water bivalves, having no teeth at the hinge.
Anoint (v. t.) To smear or rub over with oil or an unctuous substance; also, to spread over, as oil.
Anoint (v. t.) To apply oil to or to pour oil upon, etc., as a sacred rite, especially for consecration.
Anoint (p. p.) Anointed.
Anolis (n.) A genus of lizards which belong to the family Iguanidae. They take the place in the New World of the chameleons in the Old, and in America are often called chameleons.
Anomal (n.) Anything anomalous.
Anomia (n.) A genus of bivalve shells, allied to the oyster, so called from their unequal valves, of which the lower is perforated for attachment.
Anonym (n.) One who is anonymous; also sometimes used for "pseudonym."
Anonym (n.) A notion which has no name, or which can not be expressed by a single English word.
Anopla (n. pl.) One of the two orders of Nemerteans. See Nemertina.
Anopsy (a.) Want or defect of sight; blindness.
Anotta (n.) See Annotto.
Anoura (n.) See Anura.
Answer (n.) To speak in defense against; to reply to in defense; as, to answer a charge; to answer an accusation.
Answer (n.) To speak or write in return to, as in return to a call or question, or to a speech, declaration, argument, or the like; to reply to (a question, remark, etc.); to respond to.
Answer (n.) To respond to satisfactorily; to meet successfully by way of explanation, argument, or justification, and the like; to refute.
Answer (n.) To be or act in return or response to.
Answer (n.) To be or act in compliance with, in fulfillment or satisfaction of, as an order, obligation, demand; as, he answered my claim upon him; the servant answered the bell.
Answer (n.) To render account to or for.
Answer (n.) To atone; to be punished for.
Answer (n.) To be opposite to; to face.
Answer (n.) To be or act an equivalent to, or as adequate or sufficient for; to serve for; to repay.
Answer (n.) To be or act in accommodation, conformity, relation, or proportion to; to correspond to; to suit.
Answer (v. i.) To speak or write by way of return (originally, to a charge), or in reply; to make response.
Answer (v. i.) To make a satisfactory response or return.
Answer (v. i.) To render account, or to be responsible; to be accountable; to make amends; as, the man must answer to his employer for the money intrusted to his care.
Answer (v. i.) To be or act in return.
Answer (v. i.) To be or act by way of compliance, fulfillment, reciprocation, or satisfaction; to serve the purpose; as, gypsum answers as a manure on some soils.
Answer (v. i.) To be opposite, or to act in opposition.
Answer (v. i.) To be or act as an equivalent, or as adequate or sufficient; as, a very few will answer.
Answer (v. i.) To be or act in conformity, or by way of accommodation, correspondence, relation, or proportion; to conform; to correspond; to suit; -- usually with to.
Answer (n.) A reply to a change; a defense.
Answer (n.) Something said or written in reply to a question, a call, an argument, an address, or the like; a reply.
Answer (n.) Something done in return for, or in consequence of, something else; a responsive action.
Answer (n.) A solution, the result of a mathematical operation; as, the answer to a problem.
Answer (n.) A counter-statement of facts in a course of pleadings; a confutation of what the other party has alleged; a responsive declaration by a witness in reply to a question. In Equity, it is the usual form of defense to the complainant's charges in his bill.
Anteal (a.) Being before, or in front.
Anthem (n.) Formerly, a hymn sung in alternate parts, in present usage, a selection from the Psalms, or other parts of the Scriptures or the liturgy, set to sacred music.
Anthem (n.) A song or hymn of praise.
Anthem (v. t.) To celebrate with anthems.
Anther (n.) That part of the stamen containing the pollen, or fertilizing dust, which, when mature, is emitted for the impregnation of the ovary.
Antiae (n. pl.) The two projecting feathered angles of the forehead of some birds; the frontal points.
Antiar (n.) A Virulent poison prepared in Java from the gum resin of one species of the upas tree (Antiaris toxicaria).
Antler (n.) The entire horn, or any branch of the horn, of a cervine animal, as of a stag.
Antlia (n.) The spiral tubular proboscis of lepidopterous insects. See Lepidoptera.
Antral (a.) Relating to an antrum.
Antrum (n.) A cavern or cavity, esp. an anatomical cavity or sinus
Anubis (n.) An Egyptian deity, the conductor of departed spirits, represented by a human figure with the head of a dog or fox.
Anyhow (adv.) In any way or manner whatever; at any rate; in any event.
Anyone (n.) One taken at random rather than by selection; anybody. [Commonly written as two words.]
Anyway (adv.) Alt. of Anyways
Cnidae (pl. ) of Cnida
Enable (v. t.) To give strength or ability to; to make firm and strong.
Enable (v. t.) To make able (to do, or to be, something); to confer sufficient power upon; to furnish with means, opportunities, and the like; to render competent for; to empower; to endow.
Enamel (v. t.) A variety of glass, used in ornament, to cover a surface, as of metal or pottery, and admitting of after decoration in color, or used itself for inlaying or application in varied colors.
Enamel (v. t.) A glassy, opaque bead obtained by the blowpipe.
Enamel (v. t.) That which is enameled; also, any smooth, glossy surface, resembling enamel, especially if variegated.
Enamel (v. t.) The intensely hard calcified tissue entering into the composition of teeth. It merely covers the exposed parts of the teeth of man, but in many animals is intermixed in various ways with the dentine and cement.
Enamel (v. t.) To lay enamel upon; to decorate with enamel whether inlaid or painted.
Enamel (v. t.) To variegate with colors as if with enamel.
Enamel (v. t.) To form a glossy surface like enamel upon; as, to enamel card paper; to enamel leather or cloth.
Enamel (v. t.) To disguise with cosmetics, as a woman's complexion.
Enamel (v. i.) To practice the art of enameling.
Enamel (a.) Relating to the art of enameling; as, enamel painting.
Enamor (v. t.) To inflame with love; to charm; to captivate; -- with of, or with, before the person or thing; as, to be enamored with a lady; to be enamored of books or science.
Enarch (v. t.) To arch.
Enbibe (v. t.) To imbibe.
Encage (v. t.) To confine in a cage; to coop up.
Encamp (v. i.) To form and occupy a camp; to prepare and settle in temporary habitations, as tents or huts; to halt on a march, pitch tents, or form huts, and remain for the night or for a longer time, as an army or a company traveling.
Encamp (v. t.) To form into a camp; to place in a temporary habitation, or quarters.
Encase (v. t.) To inclose as in a case. See Incase.
Encash (v. t.) To turn into cash; to cash.
Encave (v. t.) To hide in, or as in, a cave or recess.
Encore (adv. / interj.) Once more; again; -- used by the auditors and spectators of plays, concerts, and other entertainments, to call for a repetition of a particular part.
Encore (n.) A call or demand (as, by continued applause) for a repetition; as, the encores were numerous.
Encore (v. t.) To call for a repetition or reappearance of; as, to encore a song or a singer.
Encowl (v. t.) To make a monk (or wearer of a cowl) of.
Encyst (v. t.) To inclose in a cyst.
Ending (p. pr. & vb. n.) of End
Endark (v. t.) To darken.
Endear (v. t.) To make dear or beloved.
Endear (v. t.) To raise the price or cost of; to make costly or expensive.
Endict (v. t.) See Indict.
Ending (n.) Termination; concluding part; result; conclusion; destruction; death.
Ending (n.) The final syllable or letter of a word; the part joined to the stem. See 3d Case, 5.
Endite (v. t.) See Indite.
Endive (n.) A composite herb (Cichorium Endivia). Its finely divided and much curled leaves, when blanched, are used for salad.
Endome (v. t.) To cover as with a dome.
Endoss (v. t.) To put upon the back or outside of anything; -- the older spelling of endorse.
Endued (imp. & p. p.) of Endue
Endure (v. i.) To continue in the same state without perishing; to last; to remain.
Endure (v. i.) To remain firm, as under trial or suffering; to suffer patiently or without yielding; to bear up under adversity; to hold out.
Endure (v. t.) To remain firm under; to sustain; to undergo; to support without breaking or yielding; as, metals endure a certain degree of heat without melting; to endure wind and weather.
Endure (v. t.) To bear with patience; to suffer without opposition or without sinking under the pressure or affliction; to bear up under; to put up with; to tolerate.
Endure (v. t.) To harden; to toughen; to make hardy.
Endyma (n.) See Ependyma.
Energy (n.) Internal or inherent power; capacity of acting, operating, or producing an effect, whether exerted or not; as, men possessing energies may suffer them to lie inactive.
Energy (n.) Power efficiently and forcibly exerted; vigorous or effectual operation; as, the energy of a magistrate.
Energy (n.) Strength of expression; force of utterance; power to impress the mind and arouse the feelings; life; spirit; -- said of speech, language, words, style; as, a style full of energy.
Energy (n.) Capacity for performing work.
Enerve (v. t.) To weaken; to enervate.
Enfect (a.) Contaminated with illegality.
Enfire (v. t.) To set on fire.
Enfold (v. t.) To infold. See Infold.
Enform (v. t.) To form; to fashion.
Enfree (v. t.) To set free.
Engage (v. t.) To put under pledge; to pledge; to place under obligations to do or forbear doing something, as by a pledge, oath, or promise; to bind by contract or promise.
Engage (v. t.) To gain for service; to bring in as associate or aid; to enlist; as, to engage friends to aid in a cause; to engage men for service.
Engage (v. t.) To gain over; to win and attach; to attract and hold; to draw.
Engage (v. t.) To employ the attention and efforts of; to occupy; to engross; to draw on.
Engage (v. t.) To enter into contest with; to encounter; to bring to conflict.
Engage (v. t.) To come into gear with; as, the teeth of one cogwheel engage those of another, or one part of a clutch engages the other part.
Engage (v. i.) To promise or pledge one's self; to enter into an obligation; to become bound; to warrant.
Engage (v. i.) To embark in a business; to take a part; to employ or involve one's self; to devote attention and effort; to enlist; as, to engage in controversy.
Engage (v. i.) To enter into conflict; to join battle; as, the armies engaged in a general battle.
Engage (v. i.) To be in gear, as two cogwheels working together.
Engaol (v. t.) To put in jail; to imprison.
Engild (v. t.) To gild; to make splendent.
Engine (n.) (Pronounced, in this sense, ////.) Natural capacity; ability; skill.
Engine (n.) Anything used to effect a purpose; any device or contrivance; an agent.
Engine (n.) Any instrument by which any effect is produced; especially, an instrument or machine of war or torture.
Engine (n.) A compound machine by which any physical power is applied to produce a given physical effect.
Engine (v. t.) To assault with an engine.
Engine (v. t.) To equip with an engine; -- said especially of steam vessels; as, vessels are often built by one firm and engined by another.
Engine (v. t.) (Pronounced, in this sense, /////.) To rack; to torture.
Engirt () of Engird
Engird (v. t.) To gird; to encompass.
Engirt (v. t.) To engird.
Englue (v. t.) To join or close fast together, as with glue; as, a coffer well englued.
Englut (v. t.) To swallow or gulp down.
Englut (v. t.) To glut.
Engore (v. t.) To gore; to pierce; to lacerate.
Engore (v. t.) To make bloody.
Engulf (v. t.) To absorb or swallow up as in a gulf.
Enhalo (v. t.) To surround with a halo.
Enhort (v. t.) To encourage.
Enigma (n.) A dark, obscure, or inexplicable saying; a riddle; a statement, the hidden meaning of which is to be discovered or guessed.
Enigma (n.) An action, mode of action, or thing, which cannot be satisfactorily explained; a puzzle; as, his conduct is an enigma.
Enjall (v. t.) To put into jail; to imprison.
Enjoin (v. t.) To lay upon, as an order or command; to give an injunction to; to direct with authority; to order; to charge.
Enjoin (v. t.) To prohibit or restrain by a judicial order or decree; to put an injunction on.
Enjoin (v. t.) To join or unite.
Enlace (v. t.) To bind or encircle with lace, or as with lace; to lace; to encircle; to enfold; hence, to entangle.
Enlard (v. t.) To cover or dress with lard or grease; to fatten.
Enlimn (v. t.) To adorn by illuminating or ornamenting with colored and decorated letters and figures, as a book or manuscript.
Enlink (v. t.) To chain together; to connect, as by links.
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.
Enlive (v. t.) To enliven.
Enlock (v. t.) To lock; to inclose.
Enlute (v. t.) To coat with clay; to lute.
Enmesh (v. t.) To catch or entangle in, or as in, meshes.
Enmist (v. t.) To infold, as in a mist.
Enmity (n.) The quality of being an enemy; hostile or unfriendly disposition.
Enmity (n.) A state of opposition; hostility.
Enmove (v. t.) See Emmove.
Enmure (v. t.) To immure.
Ennead (n.) The number nine or a group of nine.
Ennuye (a.) Affected with ennui; weary in spirits; emotionally exhausted.
Ennuye (n.) One who is affected with ennui.
Enodal (a.) Without a node.
Enoint (a.) Anointed.
Enopla (n. pl.) One of the orders of Nemertina, characterized by the presence of a peculiar armature of spines or plates in the proboscis.
Enough (a.) Satisfying desire; giving content; adequate to meet the want; sufficient; -- usually, and more elegantly, following the noun to which it belongs.
Enough (adv.) In a degree or quantity that satisfies; to satisfaction; sufficiently.
Enough (adv.) Fully; quite; -- used to express slight augmentation of the positive degree, and sometimes equivalent to very; as, he is ready enough to embrace the offer.
Enough (adv.) In a tolerable degree; -- used to express mere acceptableness or acquiescence, and implying a degree or quantity rather less than is desired; as, the song was well enough.
Enough (n.) A sufficiency; a quantity which satisfies desire, is adequate to the want, or is equal to the power or ability; as, he had enough to do take care of himself.
Enough (interj.) An exclamation denoting sufficiency, being a shortened form of it is enough.
Enrace (v. t.) To enroot; to implant.
Enrage (v. t.) To fill with rage; to provoke to frenzy or madness; to make furious.
Enrank (v. t.) To place in ranks or in order.
Enrapt (p. a.) Thrown into ecstasy; transported; enraptured.
Enrich (v. t.) To make rich with any kind of wealth; to render opulent; to increase the possessions of; as, to enrich the understanding with knowledge.
Enrich (v. t.) To supply with ornament; to adorn; as, to enrich a ceiling by frescoes.
Enrich (v. t.) To make rich with manure; to fertilize; -- said of the soil; as, to enrich land by irrigation.
Enrich (v. t.) To supply with knowledge; to instruct; to store; -- said of the mind.
Enring (v. t.) To encircle.
Enrive (v. t.) To rive; to cleave.
Enrobe (v. t.) To invest or adorn with a robe; to attire.
Enroll (n.) To insert in a roil; to register or enter in a list or catalogue or on rolls of court; hence, to record; to insert in records; to leave in writing; as, to enroll men for service; to enroll a decree or a law; also, reflexively, to enlist.
Enroll (n.) To envelop; to inwrap; to involve.
Enroot (v. t.) To fix by the root; to fix fast; to implant deep.
Ensafe (v. t.) To make safe.
Ensate (a.) Having sword-shaped leaves, or appendages; ensiform.
Enseal (v. t.) To impress with a seal; to mark as with a seal; hence, to ratify.
Enseam (v. t.) To sew up; to inclose by a seam; hence, to include; to contain.
Enseam (v. t.) To cover with grease; to defile; to pollute.
Ensear (v. t.) To sear; to dry up.
Enseel (v. t.) To close eyes of; to seel; -- said in reference to a hawk.
Ensign (n.) A flag; a banner; a standard; esp., the national flag, or a banner indicating nationality, carried by a ship or a body of soldiers; -- as distinguished from flags indicating divisions of the army, rank of naval officers, or private signals, and the like.
Ensign (n.) A signal displayed like a standard, to give notice.
Ensign (n.) Sign; badge of office, rank, or power; symbol.
Ensign (n.) Formerly, a commissioned officer of the army who carried the ensign or flag of a company or regiment.
Ensign (n.) A commissioned officer of the lowest grade in the navy, corresponding to the grade of second lieutenant in the army.
Ensign (v. t.) To designate as by an ensign.
Ensign (v. t.) To distinguish by a mark or ornament; esp. (Her.), by a crown; thus, any charge which has a crown immediately above or upon it, is said to be ensigned.
Ensoul (v. t.) To indue or imbue (a body) with soul.
Ensued (imp. & p. p.) of Ensue
Ensure (v. t.) To make sure. See Insure.
Ensure (v. t.) To betroth.
Entail (n.) That which is entailed.
Entail (n.) An estate in fee entailed, or limited in descent to a particular class of issue.
Entail (n.) The rule by which the descent is fixed.
Entail (n.) Delicately carved ornamental work; intaglio.
Entail (n.) To settle or fix inalienably on a person or thing, or on a person and his descendants or a certain
Entail (n.) To appoint hereditary possessor.
Entail (n.) To cut or carve in a ornamental way.
Entame (v. t.) To tame.
Entend (v. i.) To attend to; to apply one's self to.
Enter- () A prefix signifying between, among, part.
Entice (v. t.) To draw on, by exciting hope or desire; to allure; to attract; as, the bait enticed the fishes. Often in a bad sense: To lead astray; to induce to evil; to tempt; as, the sirens enticed them to listen.
Entire (a.) Complete in all parts; undivided; undiminished; whole; full and perfect; not deficient; as, the entire control of a business; entire confidence, ignorance.
Entire (a.) Without mixture or alloy of anything; unqualified; morally whole; pure; faithful.
Entire (a.) Consisting of a single piece, as a corolla.
Entire (a.) Having an evenly continuous edge, as a leaf which has no kind of teeth.
Entire (a.) Not gelded; -- said of a horse.
Entire (a.) Internal; interior.
Entire (n.) Entirely.
Entire (n.) A name originally given to a kind of beer combining qualities of different kinds of beer.
Entity (n.) A real being, whether in thought (as an ideal conception) or in fact; being; essence; existence.
Entoil (v. t.) To take with toils or bring into toils; to insnare.
Entomb (v. t.) To deposit in a tomb, as a dead body; to bury; to inter; to inhume.
Entrap (v. t.) To catch in a trap; to insnare; hence, to catch, as in a trap, by artifices; to involve in difficulties or distresses; to catch or involve in contradictions; as, to be entrapped by the devices of evil men.
Entree (n.) A coming in, or entrance; hence, freedom of access; permission or right to enter; as, to have the entree of a house.
Entree (n.) In French usage, a dish served at the beginning of dinner to give zest to the appetite; in English usage, a side dish, served with a joint, or between the courses, as a cutlet, scalloped oysters, etc.
Entune (v. t.) To tune; to intone.
Envier (n.) One who envies; one who desires inordinately what another possesses.
Envies (pl. ) of Envy
Envied (imp. & p. p.) of Envy
Enwall (v. t.) See Inwall.
Enwind (v. t.) To wind about; to encircle.
Enwomb (v. t.) To conceive in the womb.
Enwomb (v. t.) To bury, as it were in a womb; to hide, as in a gulf, pit, or cavern.
Enwrap (v. t.) To envelop. See Inwrap.
Enzyme (n.) An unorganized or unformed ferment, in distinction from an organized or living ferment; a soluble, or chemical, ferment. Ptyalin, pepsin, diastase, and rennet are good examples of enzymes.
Gnarly (a.) Full of knots; knotty; twisted; crossgrained.
Gnawed (imp. & p. p.) of Gnaw
Gnawer (n.) One who, or that which, gnaws.
Gnawer (n.) A rodent.
Gneiss (n.) A crystal
Gnomic (a.) Alt. of Gnomical
Gnomon (n.) The style or pin, which by its shadow, shows the hour of the day. It is usually set parallel to the earth's axis.
Gnomon (n.) A style or column erected perpendicularly to the horizon, formerly used in astronomocal observations. Its principal use was to find the altitude of the sun by measuring the length of its shadow.
Gnomon (n.) The space included between the boundary
Gnomon (n.) The index of the hour circle of a globe.
Gnosis (n.) The deeper wisdom; knowledge of spiritual truth, such as was claimed by the Gnostics.
Inable (v. t.) See Enable.
Inarch (v. t.) To graft by uniting, as a scion, to a stock, without separating either from its root before the union is complete; -- also called to graft by approach.
Inbind (v. t.) To inclose.
Inborn (a.) Born in or with; implanted by nature; innate; as, inborn passions.
Inbred (a.) Bred within; innate; as, inbred worth.
Inbred (imp. & p. p.) of Inbreed
Incage (v. t.) To confine in, or as in, a cage; to coop up.
Incarn (v. t.) To cover or invest with flesh.
Incarn (v. i.) To develop flesh.
Incase (v. t.) To inclose in a case; to inclose; to cover or surround with something solid.
Incask (v. t.) To cover with a casque or as with a casque.
Incend (v. t.) To inflame; to excite.
Incest (n.) The crime of cohabitation or sexual commerce between persons related within the degrees wherein marriage is prohibited by law.
Inched (imp. & p. p.) of Inch
Inched (a.) Having or measuring (so many) inches; as, a four-inched bridge.
Incide (v. t.) To cut; to separate and remove; to resolve or break up, as by medicines.
Incise (v. t.) To cut in or into with a sharp instrument; to carve; to engrave.
Incise (v. t.) To cut, gash, or wound with a sharp instrument; to cut off.
Incite (v. t.) To move to action; to stir up; to rouse; to spur or urge on.
Inclip (v. t.) To clasp; to inclose.
Income (n.) A coming in; entrance; admittance; ingress; infusion.
Income (n.) That which is caused to enter; inspiration; influence; hence, courage or zeal imparted.
Income (n.) That gain which proceeds from labor, business, property, or capital of any kind, as the produce of a farm, the rent of houses, the proceeds of professional business, the profits of commerce or of occupation, or the interest of money or stock in funds, etc.; revenue; receipts; salary; especially, the annual receipts of a private person, or a corporation, from property; as, a large income.
Income (n.) That which is taken into the body as food; the ingesta; -- sometimes restricted to the nutritive, or digestible, portion of the food. See Food. Opposed to output.
Incony (a.) Unlearned; artless; pretty; delicate.
Incube (v. t.) To fix firmly, as in cube; to secure or place firmly.
Incubi (pl. ) of Incubus
Inculk (v. t.) To inculcate.
Inculp (v. t.) To inculpate.
Incult (a.) Untilled; uncultivated; crude; rude; uncivilized.
Incuse (v. t.) Cut or stamped in, or hollowed out by engraving.
Incuse (v. t.) Alt. of Incuss
Incuss (v. t.) To form, or mold, by striking or stamping, as a coin or medal.
Incute (v. t.) To strike or stamp in.
Incyst (v. t.) See Encyst.
Indart (v. t.) To pierce, as with a dart.
Indear (v. t.) See Endear.
Indebt (v. t.) To bring into debt; to place under obligation; -- chiefly used in the participle indebted.
Indeed (adv.) In reality; in truth; in fact; verily; truly; -- used in a variety of sense. Esp.: (a) Denoting emphasis; as, indeed it is so. (b) Denoting concession or admission; as, indeed, you are right. (c) Denoting surprise; as, indeed, is it you? Its meaning is not intrinsic or fixed, but depends largely on the form of expression which it accompanies.
Indent (v. t.) To notch; to jag; to cut into points like a row of teeth; as, to indent the edge of paper.
Indent (v. t.) To dent; to stamp or to press in; to impress; as, indent a smooth surface with a hammer; to indent wax with a stamp.
Indent (v. t.) To bind out by indenture or contract; to indenture; to apprentice; as, to indent a young man to a shoemaker; to indent a servant.
Indent (v. t.) To begin (a
Indent (v. t.) To make an order upon; to draw upon, as for military stores.
Indent (v. i.) To be cut, notched, or dented.
Indent (v. i.) To crook or turn; to wind in and out; to zigzag.
Indent (v. i.) To contract; to bargain or covenant.
Indent (n.) A cut or notch in the man gin of anything, or a recess like a notch.
Indent (n.) A stamp; an impression.
Indent (n.) A certificate, or intended certificate, issued by the government of the United States at the close of the Revolution, for the principal or interest of the public debt.
Indent (n.) A requisition or order for supplies, sent to the commissariat of an army.
Indian (a.) Of or pertaining to India proper; also to the East Indies, or, sometimes, to the West Indies.
Indian (a.) Of or pertaining to the aborigines, or Indians, of America; as, Indian wars; the Indian tomahawk.
Indian (a.) Made of maize or Indian corn; as, Indian corn, Indian meal, Indian bread, and the like.
Indian (n.) A native or inhabitant of India.
Indian (n.) One of the aboriginal inhabitants of America; -- so called originally from the supposed identity of America with India.
Indice (n.) Index; indication.
Indict (v. t.) To write; to compose; to dictate; to indite.
Indict (v. t.) To appoint publicly or by authority; to proclaim or announce.
Indict (v. t.) To charge with a crime, in due form of law, by the finding or presentment of a grand jury; to find an indictment against; as, to indict a man for arson. It is the peculiar province of a grand jury to indict, as it is of a house of representatives to impeach.
Indies (n. pl.) A name designating the East Indies, also the West Indies.
Indign (a.) Unworthy; undeserving; disgraceful; degrading.
Indigo (n.) A kind of deep blue, one of the seven prismatic colors.
Indigo (n.) A blue dyestuff obtained from several plants belonging to very different genera and orders; as, the woad, Isatis tinctoria, Indigofera tinctoria, I. Anil, Nereum tinctorium, etc. It is a dark blue earthy substance, tasteless and odorless, with a copper-violet luster when rubbed. Indigo does not exist in the plants as such, but is obtained by decomposition of the glycoside indican.
Indigo (a.) Having the color of, pertaining to, or derived from, indigo.
Indite (v. t.) To compose; to write; to be author of; to dictate; to prompt.
Indite (v. t.) To invite or ask.
Indite (v. t.) To indict; to accuse; to censure.
Indite (v. i.) To compose; to write, as a poem.
Indium (n.) A rare metallic element, discovered in certain ores of zinc, by means of its characteristic spectrum of two indigo blue
Indoin (n.) A substance resembling indigo blue, obtained artificially from certain isatogen compounds.
Indoor (a.) Done or being within doors; within a house or institution; domestic; as, indoor work.
Indris (n.) Alt. of Indri
Induce (v. t.) To lead in; to introduce.
Induce (v. t.) To draw on; to overspread.
Induce (v. t.) To lead on; to influence; to prevail on; to incite; to move by persuasion or influence.
Induce (v. t.) To bring on; to effect; to cause; as, a fever induced by fatigue or exposure.
Induce (v. t.) To produce, or cause, by proximity without contact or transmission, as a particular electric or magnetic condition in a body, by the approach of another body in an opposite electric or magnetic state.
Induce (v. t.) To generalize or conclude as an inference from all the particulars; -- the opposite of deduce.
Induct (v. t.) To bring in; to introduce; to usher in.
Induct (v. t.) To introduce, as to a benefice or office; to put in actual possession of the temporal rights of an ecclesiastical living, or of any other office, with the customary forms and ceremonies.
Indued (imp. & p. p.) of Indue
Indult (n.) Alt. of Indulto
Ineyed (imp. & p. p.) of Ineye
Infame (v. t.) To defame; to make infamous.
Infamy (n.) Total loss of reputation; public disgrace; dishonor; ignominy; indignity.
Infamy (n.) A quality which exposes to disgrace; extreme baseness or vileness; as, the infamy of an action.
Infamy (n.) That loss of character, or public disgrace, which a convict incurs, and by which he is at common law rendered incompetent as a witness.
Infant (n.) A child in the first period of life, beginning at his birth; a young babe; sometimes, a child several years of age.
Infant (n.) A person who is not of full age, or who has not attained the age of legal capacity; a person under the age of twenty-one years; a minor.
Infant (n.) Same as Infante.
Infant (a.) Of or pertaining to infancy, or the first period of life; tender; not mature; as, infant strength.
Infant (a.) Intended for young children; as, an infant school.
Infant (v. t.) To bear or bring forth, as a child; hence, to produce, in general.
Infare (n.) A house-warming; especially, a reception, party, or entertainment given by a newly married couple, or by the husband upon receiving the wife to his house.
Infect (v. t.) Infected. Cf. Enfect.
Infect (v. t.) To taint with morbid matter or any pestilential or noxious substance or effluvium by which disease is produced; as, to infect a lancet; to infect an apartment.
Infect (v. t.) To affect with infectious disease; to communicate infection to; as, infected with the plague.
Infect (v. t.) To communicate to or affect with, as qualities or emotions, esp. bad qualities; to corrupt; to contaminate; to taint by the communication of anything noxious or pernicious.
Infect (v. t.) To contaminate with illegality or to expose to penalty.
Infelt (a.) Felt inwardly; heartfelt.
Infest (v. t.) Mischievous; hurtful; harassing.
Infest (v. t.) To trouble greatly by numbers or by frequency of presence; to disturb; to annoy; to frequent and molest or harass; as, fleas infest dogs and cats; a sea infested with pirates.
Infile (v. t.) To arrange in a file or rank; to place in order.
Infilm (v. t.) To cover with a film; to coat thinly; as, to infilm one metal with another in the process of gilding; to infilm the glass of a mirror.
Infirm (a.) Not firm or sound; weak; feeble; as, an infirm body; an infirm constitution.
Infirm (a.) Weak of mind or will; irresolute; vacillating.
Infirm (a.) Not solid or stable; insecure; precarious.
Infirm (v. t.) To weaken; to enfeeble.
Inflex (v. t.) To bend; to cause to become curved; to make crooked; to deflect.
Inflow (v. i.) To flow in.
Influx (n.) The act of flowing in; as, an influx of light.
Influx (n.) A coming in; infusion; intromission; introduction; importation in abundance; also, that which flows or comes in; as, a great influx of goods into a country, or an influx of gold and silver.
Influx (n.) Influence; power.
Infold (v. t.) To wrap up or cover with folds; to envelop; to inwrap; to inclose; to involve.
Infold (v. t.) To clasp with the arms; to embrace.
Inform (a.) Without regular form; shapeless; ugly; deformed.
Inform (v. t.) To give form or share to; to give vital ororganizing power to; to give life to; to imbue and actuate with vitality; to animate; to mold; to figure; to fashion.
Inform (v. t.) To communicate knowledge to; to make known to; to acquaint; to advise; to instruct; to tell; to notify; to enlighten; -- usually followed by of.
Inform (v. t.) To communicate a knowledge of facts to,by way of accusation; to warn against anybody.
Inform (v. t.) To take form; to become visible or manifest; to appear.
Inform (v. t.) To give intelligence or information; to tell.
Infule (pl. ) of Infula
Infula (n.) A sort of fillet worn by dignitaries, priests, and others among the ancient Romans. It was generally white.
Infuse (v. t.) To pour in, as a liquid; to pour (into or upon); to shed.
Infuse (v. t.) To instill, as principles or qualities; to introduce.
Infuse (v. t.) To inspire; to inspirit or animate; to fill; -- followed by with.
Infuse (v. t.) To steep in water or other fluid without boiling, for the propose of extracting medicinal qualities; to soak.
Infuse (v. t.) To make an infusion with, as an ingredient; to tincture; to saturate.
Infuse (n.) Infusion.
Ingate (n.) Entrance; ingress.
Ingate (n.) The aperture in a mold for pouring in the metal; the gate.
Ingena (n.) The gorilla.
Ingeny (n.) Natural gift or talent; ability; wit; ingenuity.
Ingest (v. t.) To take into, or as into, the stomach or alimentary canal.
Ingirt (v. t.) To encircle to gird; to engirt.
Ingirt (a.) Surrounded; encircled.
Inglut (v. t.) To glut.
Inguen (n.) The groin.
Ingulf (v. t.) To swallow up or overwhelm in, or as in, a gulf; to cast into a gulf. See Engulf.
Inhale (v. t.) To breathe or draw into the lungs; to inspire; as, to inhale air; -- opposed to exhale.
Inhaul (n.) Alt. of Inhauler
Inhere (v. i.) To be inherent; to stick (in); to be fixed or permanently incorporated with something; to cleave (to); to belong, as attributes or qualities.
Inhive (v. t.) To place in a hive; to hive.
Inheld (imp. & p. p.) of Inhold
Inhold (v. t.) To have inherent; to contain in itself; to possess.
Inhoop (v. t.) To inclose in a hoop, or as in a hoop.
Inhume (v. t.) To deposit, as a dead body, in the earth; to bury; to inter.
Inhume (v. t.) To bury or place in warm earth for chemical or medicinal purposes.
Inisle (v. t.) To form into an island; to surround.
Inject (v. t.) To throw in; to dart in; to force in; as, to inject cold water into a condenser; to inject a medicinal liquid into a cavity of the body; to inject morphine with a hypodermic syringe.
Inject (v. t.) Fig.: To throw; to offer; to propose; to instill.
Inject (v. t.) To cast or throw; -- with on.
Inject (v. t.) To fill (a vessel, cavity, or tissue) with a fluid or other substance; as, to inject the blood vessels.
Injoin (v. t.) See Enjoin.
Injure (v. t.) To do harm to; to impair the excellence and value of; to hurt; to damage; -- used in a variety of senses; as: (a) To hurt or wound, as the person; to impair soundness, as of health. (b) To damage or lessen the value of, as goods or estate. (c) To slander, tarnish, or impair, as reputation or character. (d) To impair or diminish, as happiness or virtue. (e) To give pain to, as the sensibilities or the feelings; to grieve; to annoy. (f) To impair, as the intellect or mind.
Injury (a.) Any damage or violation of, the person, character, feelings, rights, property, or interests of an individual; that which injures, or occasions wrong, loss, damage, or detriment; harm; hurt; loss; mischief; wrong; evil; as, his health was impaired by a severe injury; slander is an injury to the character.
Inking (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Ink
Inking (a.) Supplying or covering with ink.
Inknee (n.) Same as Knock-knee.
Inknot (v. t.) To fasten or bind, as with a knot; to knot together.
Inlace (v. t.) To work in, as lace; to embellish with work resembling lace; also, to lace or enlace.
Inlaid (p. p.) of Inlay.
Inland (a.) Within the land; more or less remote from the ocean or from open water; interior; as, an inland town.
Inland (a.) Limited to the land, or to inland routes; within the seashore boundary; not passing on, or over, the sea; as, inland transportation, commerce, navigation, etc.
Inland (a.) Confined to a country or state; domestic; not foreing; as, an inland bill of exchange. See Exchange.
Inland (n.) The interior part of a country.
Inland (adv.) Into, or towards, the interior, away from the coast.
Inlard (v. t.) See Inlard.
Inlist (v. t.) See Enlist.
Inlive (v. t.) To animate.
Inlock (v. t.) To lock in, or inclose.
Inmacy (n.) The state of being an inmate.
Inmate (n.) One who lives in the same house or apartment with another; a fellow lodger; esp.,one of the occupants of an asylum, hospital, or prison; by extension, one who occupies or lodges in any place or dwelling.
Inmate (a.) Admitted as a dweller; resident; internal.
Inmesh (v. t.) To bring within meshes, as of a net; to enmesh.
Inmost (a.) Deepest within; farthest from the surface or external part; innermost.
Inning (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inn
Innate (a.) Inborn; native; natural; as, innate vigor; innate eloquence.
Innate (a.) Originating in, or derived from, the constitution of the intellect, as opposed to acquired from experience; as, innate ideas. See A priori, Intuitive.
Innate (a.) Joined by the base to the very tip of a filament; as, an innate anther.
Innate (v. t.) To cause to exit; to call into being.
Inning (n.) Ingathering; harvesting.
Inning (n.) The state or turn of being in; specifically, in cricket, baseball, etc.,the turn or time of a player or of a side at the bat; -- often in the pl. Hence: The turn or time of a person, or a party, in power; as, the Whigs went out, and the Democrats had their innings.
Inning (n.) Lands recovered from the sea.
Innuit (n.) An Eskimo.
Inogen (n.) A complex nitrogenous substance, which, by Hermann's hypothesis, is continually decomposed and reproduced in the muscles, during their life.
Inrail (v. t.) To rail in; to inclose or surround, as with rails.
Inroad (n.) The entrance of an enemy into a country with purposes of hostility; a sudden or desultory incursion or invasion; raid; encroachment.
Inroad (v. t.) To make an inroad into; to invade.
Inroll (v. t.) See Enroll.
Inrush (n.) A rush inwards; as, the inrush of the tide.
Inrush (v. i.) To rush in.
Insane (a.) Exhibiting unsoundness or disorded of mind; not sane; mad; deranged in mind; delirious; distracted. See Insanity, 2.
Insane (a.) Used by, or appropriated to, insane persons; as, an insane hospital.
Insane (a.) Causing insanity or madness.
Insane (a.) Characterized by insanity or the utmost folly; chimerical; unpractical; as, an insane plan, attempt, etc.
Inseam (v. t.) To impress or mark with a seam or cicatrix.
Insect (n.) One of the Insecta; esp., one of the Hexapoda. See Insecta.
Insect (n.) Any air-breathing arthropod, as a spider or scorpion.
Insect (n.) Any small crustacean. In a wider sense, the word is often loosely applied to various small invertebrates.
Insect (n.) Fig.: Any small, trivial, or contemptible person or thing.
Insect (a.) Of or pertaining to an insect or insects.
Insect (a.) Like an insect; small; mean; ephemeral.
Insert (v. t.) To set within something; to put or thrust in; to introduce; to cause to enter, or be included, or contained; as, to insert a scion in a stock; to insert a letter, word, or passage in a composition; to insert an advertisement in a newspaper.
Inship (v. t.) To embark.
Inside (adv.) Within the sides of; in the interior; contained within; as, inside a house, book, bottle, etc.
Inside (a.) Being within; included or inclosed in anything; contained; interior; internal; as, the inside passengers of a stagecoach; inside decoration.
Inside (a.) Adapted to the interior.
Inside (n.) The part within; interior or internal portion; content.
Inside (n.) The inward parts; entrails; bowels; hence, that which is within; private thoughts and feelings.
Inside (n.) An inside passenger of a coach or carriage, as distinguished from one upon the outside.
Insist (v. i.) To stand or rest; to find support; -- with in, on, or upon.
Insist (v. i.) To take a stand and refuse to give way; to hold to something firmly or determinedly; to be persistent, urgent, or pressing; to persist in demanding; -- followed by on, upon, or that; as, he insisted on these conditions; he insisted on going at once; he insists that he must have money.
Insole (n.) The inside sole of a boot or shoe; also, a loose, thin strip of leather, felt, etc., placed inside the shoe for warmth or ease.
Insoul (v. t.) To set a soul in; reflexively, to fix one's strongest affections on.
Inspan (v. t. & i.) To yoke or harness, as oxen to a vehicle.
Instar (v. t.) To stud as with stars.
Instep (n.) The arched middle portion of the human foot next in front of the ankle joint.
Instep (n.) That part of the hind leg of the horse and allied animals, between the hock, or ham, and the pastern joint.
Instop (v. t.) To stop; to close; to make fast; as, to instop the seams.
Insult (v. t.) The act of leaping on; onset; attack.
Insult (v. t.) Gross abuse offered to another, either by word or act; an act or speech of insolence or contempt; an affront; an indignity.
Insult (v. t.) To leap or trample upon; to make a sudden onset upon.
Insult (v. t.) To treat with abuse, insolence, indignity, or contempt, by word or action; to abuse; as, to call a man a coward or a liar, or to sneer at him, is to insult him.
Insult (v. i.) To leap or jump.
Insult (v. i.) To behave with insolence; to exult.
Insume (v. t.) To take in; to absorb.
Insure (v. t.) To make sure or secure; as, to insure safety to any one.
Insure (v. t.) Specifically, to secure against a loss by a contingent event, on certain stipulated conditions, or at a given rate or premium; to give or to take an insurance on or for; as, a merchant insures his ship or its cargo, or both, against the dangers of the sea; goods and buildings are insured against fire or water; persons are insured against sickness, accident, or death; and sometimes hazardous debts are insured.
Insure (v. i.) To underwrite; to make insurance; as, a company insures at three per cent.
Intact (a.) Untouched, especially by anything that harms, defiles, or the like; uninjured; undefiled; left complete or entire.
Intail (v. t.) See Entail, v. t.
Intake (n.) The place where water or air is taken into a pipe or conduit; -- opposed to outlet.
Intake (n.) the beginning of a contraction or narrowing in a tube or cylinder.
Intake (n.) The quantity taken in; as, the intake of air.
Intend (v. t.) To stretch' to extend; to distend.
Intend (v. t.) To strain; to make tense.
Intend (v. t.) To intensify; to strengthen.
Intend (v. t.) To apply with energy.
Intend (v. t.) To bend or turn; to direct, as one's course or journey.
Intend (v. t.) To fix the mind on; to attend to; to take care of; to superintend; to regard.
Intend (v. t.) To fix the mind upon (something to be accomplished); to be intent upon; to mean; to design; to plan; to purpose; -- often followed by an infinitely with to, or a dependent clause with that; as, he intends to go; he intends that she shall remain.
Intend (v. t.) To design mechanically or artistically; to fashion; to mold.
Intend (v. t.) To pretend; to counterfeit; to simulate.
Intent (a.) Closely directed; strictly attentive; bent; -- said of the mind, thoughts, etc.; as, a mind intent on self-improvement.
Intent (a.) Having the mind closely directed to or bent on an object; sedulous; eager in pursuit of an object; -- formerly with to, but now with on; as, intent on business or pleasure.
Intent (n.) The act of turning the mind toward an object; hence, a design; a purpose; intention; meaning; drift; aim.
Inter- () A prefix signifying among, between, amid; as, interact, interarticular, intermit.
Intern (a.) Internal.
Intern (a.) To put for safe keeping in the interior of a place or country; to confine to one locality; as, to intern troops which have fled for refuge to a neutral country.
Intext (n.) The text of a book.
Intice (v. t.) See Entice.
Intime (a.) Inward; internal; intimate.
Intine (n.) A transparent, extensible membrane of extreme tenuity, which forms the innermost coating of grains of pollen.
Intire (adv.) Alt. of Intirely
Intomb (v. t.) To place in a tomb; to bury; to entomb. See Entomb.
Intone (v. t.) To utter with a musical or prolonged note or tone; to chant; as, to intone the church service.
Intone (v. i.) To utter a prolonged tone or a deep, protracted sound; to speak or recite in a measured, sonorous manner; to intonate.
Intort (v. t.) To twist in and out; to twine; to wreathe; to wind; to wring.
Intra- () A prefix signifying in, within, interior; as, intraocular, within the eyeball; intramarginal.
Intrap (v. t.) See Entrap.
Intro- () A prefix signifying within, into, in, inward; as, introduce, introreception, introthoracic.
Intune (v. t.) To intone. Cf. Entune.
Intuse (n.) A bruise; a contusion.
Inulin (n.) A substance of very wide occurrence. It is found dissolved in the sap of the roots and rhizomes of many composite and other plants, as Inula, Helianthus, Campanula, etc., and is extracted by solution as a tasteless, white, semicrystal
Inured (imp. & p. p.) of Inure
Invade (v. t.) To go into or upon; to pass within the confines of; to enter; -- used of forcible or rude ingress.
Invade (v. t.) To enter with hostile intentions; to enter with a view to conquest or plunder; to make an irruption into; to attack; as, the Romans invaded Great Britain.
Invade (v. t.) To attack; to infringe; to encroach on; to violate; as, the king invaded the rights of the people.
Invade (v. t.) To grow or spread over; to affect injuriously and progressively; as, gangrene invades healthy tissue.
Invade (v. i.) To make an invasion.
Invect (v. i.) To inveigh.
Inveil (v. t.) To cover, as with a vail.
Invent (v. t.) To come or light upon; to meet; to find.
Invent (v. t.) To discover, as by study or inquiry; to find out; to devise; to contrive or produce for the first time; -- applied commonly to the discovery of some serviceable mode, instrument, or machine.
Invent (v. t.) To frame by the imagination; to fabricate mentally; to forge; -- in a good or a bad sense; as, to invent the machinery of a poem; to invent a falsehood.
Invert (v. t.) To turn over; to put upside down; to upset; to place in a contrary order or direction; to reverse; as, to invert a cup, the order of words, rules of justice, etc.
Invert (v. t.) To change the position of; -- said of tones which form a chord, or parts which compose harmony.
Invert (v. t.) To divert; to convert to a wrong use.
Invert (v. t.) To convert; to reverse; to decompose by, or subject to, inversion. See Inversion, n., 10.
Invert (v. i.) To undergo inversion, as sugar.
Invert (a.) Subjected to the process of inversion; inverted; converted; as, invert sugar.
Invert (n.) An inverted arch.
Invest (v. t.) To put garments on; to clothe; to dress; to array; -- opposed to divest. Usually followed by with, sometimes by in; as, to invest one with a robe.
Invest (v. t.) To put on.
Invest (v. t.) To clothe, as with office or authority; to place in possession of rank, dignity, or estate; to endow; to adorn; to grace; to bedeck; as, to invest with honor or glory; to invest with an estate.
Invest (v. t.) To surround, accompany, or attend.
Invest (v. t.) To confer; to give.
Invest (v. t.) To inclose; to surround of hem in with troops, so as to intercept succors of men and provisions and prevent escape; to lay siege to; as, to invest a town.
Invest (v. t.) To lay out (money or capital) in business with the /iew of obtaining an income or profit; as, to invest money in bank stock.
Invest (v. i.) To make an investment; as, to invest in stocks; -- usually followed by in.
Invict (a.) Invincible.
Invile (v. t.) To render vile.
Invite (v. t.) To ask; to request; to bid; to summon; to ask to do some act, or go to some place; esp., to ask to an entertainment or visit; to request the company of; as, to invite to dinner, or a wedding, or an excursion.
Invite (v. t.) To allure; to draw to; to tempt to come; to induce by pleasure or hope; to attract.
Invite (v. t.) To give occasion for; as, to invite criticism.
Invite (v. i.) To give invitation.
Invoke (v. t.) To call on for aid or protection; to invite earnestly or solemnly; to summon; to address in prayer; to solicit or demand by invocation; to implore; as, to invoke the Supreme Being, or to invoke His and blessing.
Inwall (v. t.) To inclose or fortify as with a wall.
Inwall (n.) An inner wall; specifically (Metal.), the inner wall, or lining, of a blast furnace.
Inward (a.) Being or placed within; inner; interior; -- opposed to outward.
Inward (a.) Seated in the mind, heart, spirit, or soul.
Inward (a.) Intimate; domestic; private.
Inward (n.) That which is inward or within; especially, in the plural, the inner parts or organs of the body; the viscera.
Inward (n.) The mental faculties; -- usually pl.
Inward (n.) An intimate or familiar friend or acquaintance.
Inward (a.) Alt. of Inwards
Inwith (prep.) Within.
Inwork (v. t. & i.) To work in or within.
Itworn (p. a.) Worn, wrought, or stamped in.
Inwrap (v. t.) To cover by wrapping; to involve; to infold; as, to inwrap in a cloak, in smoke, etc.
Inwrap (v. t.) To involve, as in difficulty or perplexity; to perplex.
Knacky (a.) Having a knack; cunning; crafty; trickish.
Knaggy (a.) Knotty; rough; figuratively, rough in temper.
Knappy (a.) Having knaps; full of protuberances or humps; knobby.
Knarry (a.) Knotty; gnarled.
Knawel (n.) A low, spreading weed (Scleranthus annuus), common in sandy soil.
Knives (pl. ) of Knife
Knifed (imp. & p. p.) of Knife
Knight (n.) A young servant or follower; a military attendant.
Knight (n.) In feudal times, a man-at-arms serving on horseback and admitted to a certain military rank with special ceremonies, including an oath to protect the distressed, maintain the right, and live a stainless life.
Knight (n.) One on whom knighthood, a dignity next below that of baronet, is conferred by the sovereign, entitling him to be addressed as Sir; as, Sir John.
Knight (n.) A champion; a partisan; a lover.
Knight (n.) A piece used in the game of chess, usually bearing a horse's head.
Knight (n.) A playing card bearing the figure of a knight; the knave or jack.
Knight (v. t.) To dub or create (one) a knight; -- done in England by the sovereign only, who taps the kneeling candidate with a sword, saying: Rise, Sir ---.
Knitch (n.) Alt. of Knitchet
Knives (n. pl.) of Knife. See Knife.
Knobby (a.) Full of, or covered with, knobs or hard protuberances.
Knobby (a.) Irregular; stubborn in particulars.
Knobby (a.) Abounding in rounded hills or mountains; hilly.
Knotty (superl.) Full of knots; knotted; having many knots; as, knotty timber; a knotty rope.
Knotty (superl.) Hard; rugged; as, a knotty head.
Knotty (superl.) Difficult; intricate; perplexed.
Knower (n.) One who knows.
Knurly (superl.) Full of knots; hard; tough; hence, capable of enduring or resisting much.
Knurry (a.) Full of knots.
Onagri (pl. ) of Onager
Onager (n.) A military engine acting like a sling, which threw stones from a bag or wooden bucket, and was operated by machinery.
Onager (n.) A wild ass, especially the koulan.
Onagga (n.) The dauw.
Onappo (n.) A nocturnal South American monkey (Callithrix discolor), noted for its agility; -- called also ventriloquist monkey.
On dit () They say, or it is said.
On dit (n.) A flying report; rumor; as, it is a mere on dit.
Onethe (adv.) Scarcely. See Unnethe.
Onloft (adv.) Aloft; above ground.
Onrush (n.) A rushing onward.
Onward (a.) Moving in a forward direction; tending toward a contemplated or desirable end; forward; as, an onward course, progress, etc.
Onward (a.) Advanced in a forward direction or toward an end.
Onward (adv.) Toward a point before or in front; forward; progressively; as, to move onward.
Onycha (n.) An ingredient of the Mosaic incense, probably the operculum of some kind of strombus.
Onycha (n.) The precious stone called onyx.
Snacot (n.) A pipefish of the genus Syngnathus. See Pipefish.
Snaggy (a.) Full of snags; full of short, rough branches or sharp points; abounding with knots.
Snaggy (a.) Snappish; cross; ill-tempered.
Snaked (imp. & p. p.) of Snake
Snappy (a.) Snappish.
Snared (imp. & p. p.) of Snare
Snarer (n.) One who lays snares, or entraps.
Snatch (n.) To take or seize hastily, abruptly, or without permission or ceremony; as, to snatch a loaf or a kiss.
Snatch (n.) To seize and transport away; to rap.
Snatch (v. i.) To attempt to seize something suddenly; to catch; -- often with at; as, to snatch at a rope.
Snatch (n.) A hasty catching or seizing; a grab; a catching at, or attempt to seize, suddenly.
Snatch (n.) A short period of vigorous action; as, a snatch at weeding after a shower.
Snatch (n.) A small piece, fragment, or quantity; a broken part; a scrap.
Snatch (n.) The handle of a scythe; a snead.
Snathe (v. t.) To lop; to prune.
Sneaky (n.) Like a sneak; sneaking.
Sneath (n.) Alt. of Sneathe
Sneeze (v. i.) To emit air, chiefly through the nose, audibly and violently, by a kind of involuntary convulsive force, occasioned by irritation of the inner membrane of the nose.
Sneeze (n.) A sudden and violent ejection of air with an audible sound, chiefly through the nose.
Snithe (a.) Alt. of Snithy
Snithy (a.) Sharp; piercing; cutting; -- applied to the wind.
Snivel (v. i.) To run at the nose; to make a snuffling noise.
Snivel (v. i.) To cry or whine with snuffling, as children; to cry weakly or whiningly.
Snivel (v. i.) Mucus from the nose; snot.
Snobby (a.) Snobbish.
Snooze (n.) A short sleep; a nap.
Snooze (v. i.) To doze; to drowse; to take a short nap; to slumber.
Snored (imp. & p. p.) of Snore
Snorer (n.) One who snores.
Snotty (a.) Foul with snot; hence, mean; dirty.
Snouty (a.) Resembling a beast's snout.
Snowed (imp. & p. p.) of Snow
Snudge (v. i.) To lie snug or quiet.
Snudge (n.) A miser; a sneaking fellow.
Snuffy (a.) Soiled with snuff.
Snuffy (a.) Sulky; angry; vexed.
Snugly (adv.) In a snug manner; closely; safely.
Snying (n.) A curved plank, placed edgewise, to work in the bows of a vessel.
Unable (a.) Not able; not having sufficient strength, means, knowledge, skill, or the like; impotent' weak; helpless; incapable; -- now usually followed by an infinitive or an adverbial phrase; as, unable for work; unable to bear fatigue.
Unbank (v. t.) To remove a bank from; to open by, or as if by, the removal of a bank.
Unbark (v. t.) To deprive of the bark; to decorticate; to strip; as, to unbark a tree.
Unbark (v. t.) To cause to disembark; to land.
Unbear (v. t.) To remove or loose the bearing rein of (a horse).
Unbeat (v. t.) To deliver from the form or nature of a beast.
Unbelt (v. t.) To remove or loose the belt of; to ungird.
Unbent (imp. & p. p.) of Unbend
Unbend (v. t.) To free from flexure; to make, or allow to become, straight; to loosen; as, to unbend a bow.
Unbend (v. t.) A remit from a strain or from exertion; to set at ease for a time; to relax; as, to unbend the mind from study or care.
Unbend (v. t.) To unfasten, as sails, from the spars or stays to which they are attached for use.
Unbend (v. t.) To cast loose or untie, as a rope.
Unbend (v. i.) To cease to be bent; to become straight or relaxed.
Unbend (v. i.) To relax in exertion, attention, severity, or the like; hence, to indulge in mirth or amusement.
Unbias (v. t.) To free from bias or prejudice.
Unbind (v. t.) To remove a band from; to set free from shackles or fastenings; to unite; to unfasten; to loose; as, unbind your fillets; to unbind a prisoner's arms; to unbind a load.
Unbody (v. t.) To free from the body; to disembody.
Unbody (v. i.) To leave the body; to be disembodied; -- said of the soul or spirit.
Unbolt (v. t.) To remove a bolt from; to unfasten; to unbar; to open.
Unbolt (v. i.) To explain or unfold a matter; to make a revelation.
Unbone (v. t.) To deprive of bones, as meat; to bone.
Unbone (v. t.) To twist about, as if boneless.
Unboot (v. t.) To take off the boots from.
Unborn (a.) Not born; no yet brought into life; being still to appear; future.
Unbred (a.) Not begotten; unborn.
Unbred (a.) Not taught or trained; -- with to.
Unbred (a.) Not well-bred; ill-bred.
Unbung (v. t.) To remove the bung from; as, to unbung a cask.
Unbury (v. t.) To disinter; to exhume; fig., to disclose.
Uncage (v. t.) To loose, or release, from, or as from, a cage.
Uncalm (v. t.) To disturb; to disquiet.
Uncamp (v. t.) To break up the camp of; to dislodge from camp.
Uncape (v. t.) To remove a cap or cape from.
Uncart (v. t.) To take from, or set free from, a cart; to unload.
Uncase (v. t.) To take out of a case or covering; to remove a case or covering from; to uncover.
Uncase (v. t.) To strip; to flay.
Uncase (v. t.) To display, or spread to view, as a flag, or the colors of a military body.
Unciae (pl. ) of Uncia
Uncial (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, a certain style of letters used in ancient manuscripts, esp. in Greek and Latin manuscripts. The letters are somewhat rounded, and the upstrokes and downstrokes usually have a slight inclination. These letters were used as early as the 1st century b. c., and were seldom used after the 10th century a. d., being superseded by the cursive style.
Uncial (n.) An uncial letter.
Uncini (pl. ) of Uncinus
Uncity (v. t.) To deprive of the rank or rights of a city.
Unclew (v. t.) To unwind, unfold, or untie; hence, to undo; to ruin.
Unclog (v. t.) To disencumber of a clog, or of difficulties and obstructions; to free from encumbrances; to set at liberty.
Unclue (v. t.) To unwind; to untangle.
Uncock (v. t.) To let down the cock of, as a firearm.
Uncock (v. t.) To deprive of its cocked shape, as a hat, etc.
Uncock (v. t.) To open or spread from a cock or heap, as hay.
Uncoif (v. t.) To deprive of the coif or cap.
Uncoil (v. t.) To unwind or open, as a coil of rope.
Uncolt (v. t.) To unhorse.
Uncord (v. t.) To release from cords; to loosen the cord or cords of; to unfasten or unbind; as, to uncord a package.
Uncork (v. t.) To draw the cork from; as, to uncork a bottle.
Uncous (a.) Hooklike; hooked.
Uncowl (v. t.) To divest or deprive of a cowl.
Uncult (a.) Not cultivated; rude; illiterate.
Uncurl (v. t.) To loose from curls, or ringlets; to straighten out, as anything curled or curly.
Uncurl (v. i.) To become uncurled, or straight.
Uncuth (a.) Unknown; strange.
Uncuth (n.) A stranger.
Undeaf (v. t.) To free from deafness; to cause to hear.
Undeck (v. t.) To divest of ornaments.
Undern (n.) The time between; the time between sunrise and noon; specifically, the third hour of the day, or nine o'clock in the morning, according to ancient reckoning; hence, mealtime, because formerly the principal meal was eaten at that hour; also, later, the afternoon; the time between dinner and supper.
Undine (n.) One of a class of fabled female water spirits who might receive a human soul by intermarrying with a mortal.
Undock (v. t.) To take out of dock; as, to undock a ship.
Undoer (n.) One who undoes anything; especially, one who ruins another.
Undone () p. p. of Undo.
Undone (a.) Not done or performed; neglected.
Undraw (v. t.) To draw aside or open; to draw back.
Unduke (v. t.) To deprive of dukedom.
Undull (v. t.) To remove the dullness of; to clear.
Unduly (adv.) In an undue manner.
Undust (v. t.) To free from dust.
Unease (n.) Want of ease; uneasiness.
Uneasy (a.) Not easy; difficult.
Uneasy (a.) Restless; disturbed by pain, anxiety, or the like; disquieted; perturbed.
Uneasy (a.) Not easy in manner; constrained; stiff; awkward; not graceful; as, an uneasy deportment.
Uneasy (a.) Occasioning want of ease; constraining; cramping; disagreeable; unpleasing.
Uneath (a.) Not easy; difficult; hard.
Uneath (adv.) Not easily; hardly; scarcely.
Unedge (v. t.) To deprive of the edge; to blunt.
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.
Unface (v. t.) To remove the face or cover from; to unmask; to expose.
Unfair (v. t.) To deprive of fairness or beauty.
Unfair (a.) Not fair; not honest; not impartial; disingenuous; using or involving trick or artifice; dishonest; unjust; unequal.
Unfile (v. t.) To remove from a file or record.
Unfirm (a.) Infirm.
Unfold (v. t.) To open the folds of; to expand; to spread out; as, to unfold a tablecloth.
Unfold (v. t.) To open, as anything covered or close; to lay open to view or contemplation; to bring out in all the details, or by successive development; to display; to disclose; to reveal; to elucidate; to explain; as, to unfold one's designs; to unfold the principles of a science.
Unfold (v. t.) To release from a fold or pen; as, to unfold sheep.
Unfold (v. i.) To open; to expand; to become disclosed or developed.
Unfool (v. t.) To restore from folly, or from being a fool.
Unform (v. t.) To decompose, or resolve into parts; to destroy the form of; to unmake.
Unfree (a.) Not free; held in bondage.
Unfret (v. t.) To smooth after being fretted.
Unfurl (v. t. & i.) To loose from a furled state; to unfold; to expand; to open or spread; as, to unfurl sails; to unfurl a flag.
Ungain (a.) Ungainly; clumsy; awkward; also, troublesome; inconvenient.
Ungear (v. t.) To strip of gear; to unharness; to throw out of gear.
Ungeld (n.) A person so far out of the protection of the law, that if he were murdered, no geld, or fine, should be paid, or composition made by him that killed him.
Ungird (v. t.) To loose the girdle or band of; to unbind; to unload.
Ungive (v. t. & i.) To yield; to relax; to give way.
Unglue (v. t.) To separate, part, or open, as anything fastened with glue.
Ungown (v. t.) To strip of a gown; to unfrock.
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.
Ungues (pl. ) of Unguis
Unguis (n.) The nail, claw, talon, or hoof of a finger, toe, or other appendage.
Unguis (n.) One of the terminal hooks on the foot of an insect.
Unguis (n.) The slender base of a petal in some flowers; a claw; called also ungula.
Ungula (n.) A hoof, claw, or talon.
Ungula (n.) A section or part of a cylinder, cone, or other solid of revolution, cut off by a plane oblique to the base; -- so called from its resemblance to the hoof of a horse.
Ungula (n.) Same as Unguis, 3.
Unhair (v. t.) To deprive of hair, or of hairs; as, to unhair hides for leather.
Unhand (v. t.) To loose from the hand; to let go.
Unhang (v. t.) To divest or strip of hangings; to remove the hangings, as a room.
Unhang (v. t.) To remove (something hanging or swinging) from that which supports it; as, to unhang a gate.
Unhasp (v. t.) To unloose the hasp of; to unclose.
Unhead (v. t.) To take out the head of; as, to unhead a cask.
Unhead (v. t.) To decapitate; to behead.
Unheal (n.) Misfortune; calamity; sickness.
Unheal (v. t.) To uncover. See Unhele.
Unhele (n.) Same as Unheal, n.
Unhele (v. t.) To uncover.
Unhelm (v. t.) To deprive of the helm or helmet.
Unhide (v. t.) To bring out from concealment; to discover.
Unhive (v. t. v. t.) To drive or remove from a hive.
Unhive (v. t. v. t.) To deprive of habitation or shelter, as a crowd.
Unhold (v. t.) To cease to hold; to unhand; to release.
Unholy (a.) Not holy; unhallowed; not consecrated; hence, profane; wicked; impious.
Unhood (v. t.) To remove a hood or disguise from.
Unhook (v. t.) To loose from a hook; to undo or open by loosening or unfastening the hooks of; as, to unhook a fish; to unhook a dress.
Unhoop (v. t.) To strip or deprive of hoops; to take away the hoops of.
Uniate (n.) A member of the Greek Church, who nevertheless acknowledges the supremacy of the Pope of Rome; one of the United Greeks. Also used adjectively.
Unific (a.) Making one or unity; unifying.
Uniped (a.) Having only one foot.
Unique (a.) Being without a like or equal; unmatched; unequaled; unparalleled; single in kind or excellence; sole.
Unique (n.) A thing without a like; something unequaled or unparalleled.
Unison (n.) Harmony; agreement; concord; union.
Unison (n.) Identity in pitch; coincidence of sounds proceeding from an equality in the number of vibrations made in a given time by two or more sonorous bodies. Parts played or sung in octaves are also said to be in unison, or in octaves.
Unison (n.) A single, unvaried.
Unison (n.) Sounding alone.
Unison (n.) Sounded alike in pitch; unisonant; unisonous; as, unison passages, in which two or more parts unite in coincident sound.
United (imp. & p. p.) of Unite
United (a.) Combined; joined; made one.
Uniter (n.) One who, or that which, unites.
Unjoin (v. t.) To disjoin.
Unjust (a.) Acting contrary to the standard of right; not animated or controlled by justice; false; dishonest; as, an unjust man or judge.
Unjust (a.) Contrary to justice and right; prompted by a spirit of injustice; wrongful; as, an unjust sentence; an unjust demand; an unjust accusation.
Unkard (a.) See Unked.
Unkent (a.) Unknown; strange.
Unketh (a.) Uncouth.
Unkind (a.) Having no race or kindred; childless.
Unkind (a.) Not kind; contrary to nature, or the law of kind or kindred; unnatural.
Unkind (a.) Wanting in kindness, sympathy, benevolence, gratitude, or the like; cruel; harsh; unjust; ungrateful.
Unking (v. t.) To cause to cease to be a king.
Unkiss (v. t.) To cancel or annul what was done or sealed by a kiss; to cancel by a kiss.
Unknit (v. t.) To undo or unravel what is knitted together.
Unknot (v. t.) To free from knots; to untie.
Unknow (v. t.) To cease to know; to lose the knowledge of.
Unknow (v. t.) To fail of knowing; to be ignorant of.
Unknow (a.) Unknown.
Unlace (v. t.) To loose by undoing a lacing; as, to unlace a shoe.
Unlace (v. t.) To loose the dress of; to undress; hence, to expose; to disgrace.
Unlace (v. t.) To loose, and take off, as a bonnet from a sail, or to cast off, as any lacing in any part of the rigging of a vessel.
Unlade (v. t.) To take the load from; to take out the cargo of; as, to unlade a ship or a wagon.
Unlade (v. t.) To unload; to remove, or to have removed, as a load or a burden; to discharge.
Unlaid (a.) Not laid or placed; not fixed.
Unlaid (a.) Not allayed; not pacified; not laid finally to rest.
Unlaid (a.) Not laid out, as a corpse.
Unland (v. t.) To deprive of lands.
Unlash (v. t.) To loose, as that which is lashed or tied down.
Unless (conj.) Upon any less condition than (the fact or thing stated in the sentence or clause which follows); if not; supposing that not; if it be not; were it not that; except; as, we shall fail unless we are industrious.
Unlike (a.) Not like; dissimilar; diverse; having no resemblance; as, the cases are unlike.
Unlike (a.) Not likely; improbable; unlikely.
Unlink (v. t.) To separate or undo, as links; to uncoil; to unfasten.
Unlive (v. t.) To //ve in a contrary manner, as a life; to live in a manner contrary to.
Unload (v. t.) To take the load from; to discharge of a load or cargo; to disburden; as, to unload a ship; to unload a beast.
Unload (v. t.) Hence, to relieve from anything onerous.
Unload (v. t.) To discharge or remove, as a load or a burden; as, to unload the cargo of a vessel.
Unload (v. t.) To draw the charge from; as, to unload a gun.
Unload (v. t.) To sell in large quantities, as stock; to get rid of.
Unload (v. i.) To perform the act of unloading anything; as, let unload now.
Unlock (v. t.) To unfasten, as what is locked; as, to unlock a door or a chest.
Unlock (v. t.) To open, in general; to lay open; to undo.
Unlook (v. t.) To recall or retract, as a look.
Unlord (v. t.) To deprive of the rank or position of a lord.
Unlove (v. t.) To cease to love; to hate.
Unlust (n.) Listlessness; disinclination.
Unlute (v. t.) To separate, as things cemented or luted; to take the lute or the clay from.
Unmade (a.) Not yet made or formed; as, an unmade grave.
Unmade (a.) Deprived of form, character, etc.; disunited.
Unmake (v. t.) To destroy the form and qualities of; to deprive of being; to uncreate.
Unmask (v. t.) To strip of a mask or disguise; to lay open; to expose.
Unmask (v. i.) To put off a mask.
Unmeet (a.) Not meet or fit; not proper; unbecoming; unsuitable; -- usually followed by for.
Unmold (v. t.) Alt. of Unmould
Unmoor (v. t.) To cause to ride with one anchor less than before, after having been moored by two or more anchors.
Unmoor (v. t.) To loose from anchorage. See Moor, v. t.
Unmoor (v. i.) To weigh anchor.
Unnail (v. t.) To remove the nails from; to unfasten by removing nails.
Unnear (prep.) Not near; not close to; at a distance from.
Unnest (v. t.) To eject from a nest; to unnestle.
Unowed (a.) Ownerless.
Unowed (a.) Not owed; as, to pay money unowed.
Unpack (v. t.) To separate and remove, as things packed; to open and remove the contents of; as, to unpack a trunk.
Unpack (v. t.) To relieve of a pack or burden.
Unpick (v. t.) To pick out; to undo by picking.
Unpity (n.) Want of piety.
Unplat (v. t.) To take out the folds or twists of, as something previously platted; to unfold; to unwreathe.
Unpope (v. t.) To divest of the character, office, or authority of a pope.
Unpope (v. t.) To deprive of a pope.
Unpray (v. t.) To revoke or annul by prayer, as something previously prayed for.
Unprop (v. t.) To remove a prop or props from; to deprive of support.
Unpure (a.) Not pure; impure.
Unread (a.) Not read or perused; as, an unread book.
Unread (a.) Not versed in literature; illiterate.
Unreal (a.) Not real; unsubstantial; fanciful; ideal.
Unrein (v. t.) To loosen the reins of; to remove restraint from.
Unrest (n.) Want of rest or repose; unquietness; sleeplessness; uneasiness; disquietude.
Unripe (a.) Not ripe; as, unripe fruit.
Unripe (a.) Developing too early; premature.
Unrobe (v. t. & i.) To disrobe; to undress; to take off the robes.
Unroll (v. t.) To open, as what is rolled or convolved; as, to unroll cloth; to unroll a banner.
Unroll (v. t.) To display; to reveal.
Unroll (v. t.) To remove from a roll or register, as a name.
Unroof (v. t.) To strip off the roof or covering of, as a house.
Unroot (v. t.) To tear up by the roots; to eradicate; to uproot.
Unroot (v. i.) To be torn up by the roots.
Unrude (a.) Not rude; polished.
Unrude (a.) Excessively rude.
Unruly (superl.) Not submissive to rule; disregarding restraint; disposed to violate; turbulent; ungovernable; refractory; as, an unruly boy; unruly boy; unruly conduct.
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.
Unseam (v. t.) To open the seam or seams of; to rip; to cut; to cut open.
Unseat (v. t.) To throw from one's seat; to deprive of a seat.
Unseat (v. t.) Specifically, to deprive of the right to sit in a legislative body, as for fraud in election.
Unseel (v. t.) To open, as the eyes of a hawk that have been seeled; hence, to give light to; to enlighten.
Unseem (v. i.) Not to seem.
Unseen (a.) Not seen or discovered.
Unseen (a.) Unskilled; inexperienced.
Unsely (a.) Not blessed or happy; wretched; unfortunate.
Unshed (a.) Not parted or divided, as the hair.
Unshed (a.) Not spilt, or made to flow, as blood or tears.
Unshet (v. t.) To unshut.
Unship (v. t.) To take out of a ship or vessel; as, to unship goods.
Unship (v. t.) To remove or detach, as any part or implement, from its proper position or connection when in use; as, to unship an oar; to unship capstan bars; to unship the tiller.
Unshot (v. t.) To remove the shot from, as from a shotted gun; to unload.
Unshot (a.) Not hit by a shot; also, not discharged or fired off.
Unshut (v. t.) To open, or throw open.
Unsoft (a.) Not soft; hard; coarse; rough.
Unsoft (adv.) Not softly.
Unsoot (a.) Not sweet.
Unsoul (v. t.) To deprive of soul, spirit, or principle.
Unspar (v. t.) To take the spars, stakes, or bars from.
Unsped (a.) Not performed; not dispatched.
Unspin (v. t.) To untwist, as something spun.
Unstep (v. t.) To remove, as a mast, from its step.
Unstop (v. t.) To take the stopple or stopper from; as, to unstop a bottle or a cask.
Unstop (v. t.) To free from any obstruction; to open.
Unsuit (v. t.) Not to suit; to be unfit for.
Untack (v. t.) To separate, as what is tacked; to disjoin; to release.
Unteam (v. t.) To unyoke a team from.
Untent (v. t.) To bring out of a tent.
Untidy (a.) Unseasonable; untimely.
Untidy (a.) Not tidy or neat; slovenly.
Untile (v. t.) To take the tiles from; to uncover by removing the tiles.
Untime (n.) An unseasonable time.
Untold (a.) Not told; not related; not revealed; as, untold secrets.
Untold (a.) Not numbered or counted; as, untold money.
Untomb (v. t.) To take from the tomb; to exhume; to disinter.
Untrue (a.) Not true; false; contrary to the fact; as, the story is untrue.
Untrue (a.) Not faithful; inconstant; false; disloyal.
Untrue (adv.) Untruly.
Untuck (v. t.) To unfold or undo, as a tuck; to release from a tuck or fold.
Untune (v. t.) To make incapable of harmony, or of harmonious action; to put out of tune.
Unturn (v. t.) To turn in a reserve way, especially so as to open something; as, to unturn a key.
Unused (a.) Not used; as, an unused book; an unused apartment.
Unused (a.) Not habituated; unaccustomed.
Unvail (v. t. & i.) See Unveil.
Unveil (v. t.) To remove a veil from; to divest of a veil; to uncover; to disclose to view; to reveal; as, she unveiled her face.
Unveil (v. i.) To remove a veil; to reveal one's self.
Unvote (v. t.) To reverse or annul by vote, as a former vote.
Unware (a.) Unaware; not foreseeing; being off one's guard.
Unware (a.) Happening unexpectedly; unforeseen.
Unwarm (v. t.) To lose warmth; to grow cold.
Unwarp (v. t.) To restore from a warped state; to cause to be linger warped.
Unwary (a.) Not vigilant against danger; not wary or cautious; unguarded; precipitate; heedless; careless.
Unwary (a.) Unexpected; unforeseen; unware.
Unweld (a.) Alt. of Unweldy
Unwell (a.) Not well; indisposed; not in good health; somewhat ill; ailing.
Unwell (a.) Specifically, ill from menstruation; affected with, or having, catamenial; menstruant.
Unwild (v. t.) To tame; to subdue.
Unwill (v. t.) To annul or reverse by an act of the will.
Unwind (v. t.) To wind off; to loose or separate, as what or convolved; to untwist; to untwine; as, to unwind thread; to unwind a ball of yarn.
Unwind (v. t.) To disentangle.
Unwind (v. i.) To be or become unwound; to be capable of being unwound or untwisted.
Unwise (a.) Not wise; defective in wisdom; injudicious; indiscreet; foolish; as, an unwise man; unwise kings; unwise measures.
Unwish (v. t.) To wish not to be; to destroy by wishing.
Unwist (a.) Not known; unknown.
Unwist (a.) Not knowing; unwitting.
Unwont (a.) Unwonted; unused; unaccustomed.
Unwork (v. t.) To undo or destroy, as work previously done.
Unwrap (v. t.) To open or undo, as what is wrapped or folded.
Unwray (v. t.) See Unwrie.
Unwrie (v. t.) To uncover.
Unyoke (v. t.) To loose or free from a yoke.
Unyoke (v. t.) To part; to disjoin; to disconnect.
Ynambu (n.) A South American tinamou (Rhynchotus rufescens); -- called also perdiz grande, and rufous tinamou. See Illust. of Tinamou.
Ynough (a.) Alt. of Ynow
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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".